John (John) Cornyn, III (R)
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Capitol: 202.224.2934
FAX: 202.228.2856
District: 972.239.1310
Senator
Room 517 HSOB- Hart Senate Office Building 120 Constitution Avenue, NE
Washington, DC 20510-4305

Residence: San Antonio, TX
Elected: 2002    Next Election: 2026
Spouse: Sandra Hansen   DOB: 2/2/1952
Committee Assignments
RM MemberSenate Subcommittee on International Trade, Customs, and Global Competitiveness
Co-ChairSenate India Caucus
FC MemberSenate Natural Gas Caucus
ChairmanCongressional Ports-to-Plains Caucus
RM MemberSenate Subcommittee on Immigration, Citizenship, and Border Security
Co-ChairSenate Community Health Center Caucus
Co-ChairTexas Caucus on Shale Oil and Gas
MemberSenate Subcommittee on the Constitution
MemberSenate Subcommittee on Intellectual Property
FC MemberSenate Tea Party Caucus
MemberSenate Subcommittee on Energy, Natural Resources, and Infrastructure
FC MemberSenate Caucus on International Narcotics Control
FC MemberCongressional Nanotechnology Caucus
MemberSenate Committee on the Judiciary
FC MemberSenate Community College Caucus
MemberSenate Subcommittee on Taxation and IRS Oversight
MemberSenate Committee on Finance
FC MemberSenate Reserve Components Caucus
FC MemberSenate Aerospace Caucus
MemberSenate Subcommittee on Criminal Justice and Counterterrorism
FC MemberSenate Marine Corps Caucus
FC MemberSenate Caucus to End Human Trafficking
FC MemberSenate Bipartisan Task for Combating Antisemitism
FC MemberSenate General Aviation Caucus
FC MemberSenate Impact Aid Coalition
FC MemberSenate Army Caucus
FC MemberSenate Caucus on WMD Terrorism (Weapons of Mass Destruction)
FC MemberSenate Western Caucus
FC MemberCongressional International Creativity and Theft-Prevention Caucus
FC MemberSenate Taiwan Caucus
MemberSenate Select Committee on Intelligence
FC MemberSenate National Guard Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Sportsmen's Caucus
FC MemberAir Force Caucus (Senate)
Co-ChairCongressional Community Health Center Caucus
Co-ChairTEX-21 Congressional Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Recycling Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Caucus
FC MemberUSO Caucus

Bio

In 2020, Texans overwhelmingly re-elected Senator John Cornyn to represent them for a fourth term in the U.S. Senate.

Since he was first elected in 2002, Sen. Cornyn has earned a national reputation as an articulate and powerful voice for Texas and conservative values in Washington. Sen. Cornyn, a San Antonio native, strongly believes that we need more Texas solutions in Washington, which is why he consistently fights to bring the Lone Star State's commonsense solutions to the federal level.

He has committed himself to strengthening our national defense, securing our borders, repairing our broken immigration system, and strengthening the economy by keeping taxes low, reducing federal spending, and fighting job-killing regulations from Washington bureaucrats. Sen. Cornyn has also been a tireless advocate for Texas military personnel, veterans, and their families, and he has fought to provide these brave Americans with the best possible support, care, and benefits.

Sen. Cornyn serves on the Senate Finance, Intelligence, and Judiciary Committees, where he helps craft legislation on behalf of 29 million Texans. From 2013 until 2018 Sen. Cornyn was chosen by his colleagues to serve as the Whip, the second-highest ranking position in the Senate Republican Conference.

Sen. Cornyn has served the people of Texas for the last three decades, first as a district judge and later as a member of the Texas Supreme Court and Texas Attorney General. He received his undergraduate degree from Trinity University, his law degree from St. Mary's School of Law, and his LLM from the University of Virginia Law School.

Sen. Cornyn married his wife Sandy in 1979, and they have two grown daughters.