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Sen. John Cornyn (R-Texas)

  • District: Senior Senator from Texas
  • Residence: Austin
  • Born: February 2, 1952; Houston, Texas
  • Religion: Christian non-denominational
  • Family: Wife, Sandy Cornyn; two children
  • Education: Trinity U., B.A. 1973 (journalism); St. Mary's U. (Texas), J.D. 1977; U. of Virginia, LL.M. 1995
  • Military Service: None
  • Political Highlights: Texas District Court judge, 1985-91; Texas Supreme Court, 1991-97; Texas attorney general, 1999-2002; U.S. Senate, 2003-present
  • Elected: Elected: 2002 (2nd term)
  • Committee Assignments: Finance (Energy, Natural Resources & Infrastructure - Ranking Member; Health Care; Taxation & IRS Oversight); Judiciary (Constitution, Civil Rights & Human Rights; Immigration, Refugees & Border Security - Ranking Member; Privacy, Technology & the Law)
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State Information: Texas

Election History
Year Election Candidate Votes Percent
2008 general John Cornyn (R) 4,337,469 54.8%
Richard Noriega (D) 3,389,365 42.8%
Yvonne Schick (LIBERT) 185,241 2.3%
2002 general John Cornyn (R) 2,496,243 55.3%
Ron Kirk (D) 1,955,758 43.3%
Scott Jameson (LIBERT) 35,538 0.8%
Roy Williams (GREEN) 25,051 0.6%
James Wright (Write-In) 1,422 0%
1996 general Phil Gramm (R) 3,027,680 54.8%
Victor M. Morales (D) 2,428,776 43.9%
Michael Bird (LIBERT) 51,516 0.9%
John Huff (NL) 19,469 0.4%
1990 general Phil Gramm (R) 2,302,357 60%
Hugh Parmer (D) 1,429,986 37%
1984 general Phil Gramm (R) 3,111,348 59%
Lloyd Doggett (D) 2,202,557 41%
Vote For President
Year Democrat Republican Independent
2008 Barack Obama: 43.68% John McCain: 55.45%
2012 : 41.38% : 57.17%
2004 John Kerry: 38% George W. Bush: 61%
2000 Al Gore: 38% George W. Bush: 59%
1996 Bill Clinton: 44% Robert Dole: 49%
1992 Bill Clinton: 37% George H. W. Bush: 41%
1988 Michael Dukakis: 43% George H. W. Bush: 56%
1984 Walter F. Mondale: 36% :

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