Sen. John Cornyn

Senate Majority Whip

Senator from Texas, Republican

Cornyn, a Republican, has been a senator from Texas since Jan 1, 2002 (next election in 2020).

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Analysis

Our unique analysis of the bills Cornyn 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). Cornyn is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

2015 Statistics

Read our 2015 Report Card for Cornyn for more statistics.

Committee Membership

John Cornyn sits on the following committees:

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Cornyn sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:

Crime and Law Enforcement (22%) Taxation (22%) International Affairs (12%) Government Operations and Politics (12%) Health (10%) Armed Forces and National Security (9%) Finance and Financial Sector (7%) Environmental Protection (6%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 2003 to Jul 2016, Cornyn missed 92 of 4,289 roll call votes, which is 2.1%. 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

The information on this page is originally sourced from a variety of materials, including: