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Who is Mr Cornyn?

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John Cornyn III (born February 2, 1952) is an American politician and attorney serving as the senior United States Senator for Texas since 2002. He was the Republican Senate Majority Whip for the 114th and 115th Congresses. He was a judge on Texas' 37th District Court from 1985 to 1991.

People also ask, who are the two senators of Texas now?

Ted Cruz
(Republican Party)
John Cornyn
(Republican Party)

Also Know, who will run against Cornyn in 2020?

Results
Party Candidate Votes
Republican John Cornyn (incumbent) 1,470,669
Republican Dwayne Stovall 231,104
Republican Mark Yancey 124,864
Republican John Anthony Castro 86,916

What party is John Cornyn?

Republican Party

Who elects senators?

The Senate of the United States shall be composed of two Senators from each State, elected by the people thereof, for six years; and each Senator shall have one vote. The electors in each State shall have the qualifications requisite for electors of the most numerous branch of the State legislatures.

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What class is John Cornyn?

List of current senators by class
State Class 1 Class 2
Texas Ted Cruz (R) John Cornyn (R)
Utah Mitt Romney (R)
Vermont Bernie Sanders (I)
Virginia Tim Kaine (D) Mark Warner (D)

How old is John Cornyn?

68 years (February 2, 1952)

Is Texas in South America?

Texas is in the south central part of the United States of America. Three of its borders are defined by rivers. The Rio Grande forms a natural border with the Mexican states of Chihuahua, Coahuila, Nuevo León, and Tamaulipas to the south. The Red River forms a natural border with Oklahoma and Arkansas to the north.

How many members of Congress are there?

There are a total of 535 Members of Congress. 100 serve in the U.S. Senate and 435 serve in the U.S. House of Representatives.

Is Ted Cruz up for reelection?

Cruz ran for reelection to a second term in 2018. The primary elections for both parties were held on March 6, 2018. He easily won the Republican nomination with over 80% of the vote. He faced the Democratic nominee, U.S. Representative Beto O'Rourke, in the general election.

How do I contact my US senator?

You may phone the U.S. Capitol Switchboard at (202) 224-3121. A switchboard operator will connect you directly with the Senate office you request.

Where is Senator Cornyn from?

Houston, Texas, United States

What do the Senators do?

Under the Constitution, the House of Representatives has the power to impeach a government official, in effect serving as prosecutor. The Senate has the sole power to conduct impeachment trials, essentially serving as jury and judge.

Who is the junior senator from Texas?

Rafael Edward Cruz (/kruːz/; born December 22, 1970) is an American politician and attorney serving as the junior United States Senator for Texas since 2013.

How many are in the Senate?

The Constitution prescribes that the Senate be composed of two senators from each State (therefore, the Senate currently has 100 Members) and that a senator must be at least thirty years of age, have been a citizen of the United States for nine years, and, when elected, be a resident of the State from which he or she

What state is Senator Ted Cruz from?

Rafael Edward Cruz (/kruːz/; born December 22, 1970) is an American politician and attorney serving as the junior United States Senator for Texas since 2013.

Ted Cruz
Born Rafael Edward Cruz December 22, 1970 Calgary, Alberta, Canada
Political party Republican
Spouse(s) Heidi Nelson ( m. 2001)
Children 2

How do I contact my Texas senators?

Offices
  1. Central TX. (512) 916-5834.
  2. North TX. (214) 599-8749.
  3. Southeast TX. (713) 718-3057.
  4. South/Cen. TX. (210) 340-2885.
  5. East TX. (903) 593-5130. 305 S.
  6. South TX. (956) 686-7339.
  7. West TX. Email.
  8. Washington, D.C. (202) 224-5922.

Who is the US representative of Dallas Texas?

Meet Congresswoman Johnson
Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson is a Democrat who proudly represents the 30th Congressional District of Texas in the U.S. House of Representatives.

What are US senators?

The U.S. Senate, together with the U.S. House of Representatives, makes up the U.S. Congress. The Senate holds certain unique powers and obligations. Its makeup is different too: two senators represent each state, and senators serve staggered six-year terms.

Who is the Texas Senate right now?

List of United States senators from Texas. Texas was admitted to the United States on December 29, 1845 and elects its U.S. senators to Class 1 and Class 2. The state's current senators are Republicans John Cornyn (serving since 2002) and Ted Cruz (serving since 2013).

Who is one of the state senators now?

The state has been represented by 44 people in the Senate since it was admitted to the Union on September 9, 1850. Its current U.S. senators are Democrats Dianne Feinstein and Kamala Harris.