Sen. Cory Booker

Senator from New Jersey, Democrat

Booker, a Democrat, has been the Junior senator from New Jersey since Oct 31, 2013 (next election in 2020).

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2015 Report Card

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Sponsorship Analysis

Our unique analysis of the bills Booker has sponsored and cosponsored provides insight into his position in the Senate.

Each dot in the chart below is a member of the Senate. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Booker is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Committee Membership

Cory Booker sits on the following committees:

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Booker sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:

Health (22%) Transportation and Public Works (19%) Taxation (16%) Civil Rights and Liberties, Minority Issues (9%) Crime and Law Enforcement (9%) Government Operations and Politics (9%) Education (9%) Science, Technology, Communications (6%)

Recent Bills

Some of Booker’s most recently sponsored bills include...

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Voting Record

From Oct 2013 to Feb 2016, Booker missed 15 of 794 roll call votes, which is 1.9%. This is on par with the median of 1.7% among the lifetime records of senators currently serving. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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