US Senator, State of New Jersey (D)
Cory Booker is a US senator representing New Jersey. He won a special election in October 2013 to complete the term of the late senator Frank Lautenberg and was reelected in 2014. He previously was elected to two terms as mayor of Newark, beginning in 2006, and served on the Newark City Council before that. Booker serves on the Senate’s Commerce, Science, and Transportation; Small Business and Entrepreneurship; Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs; and Environment and Public Works Committees. He has worked on difficult issues including reforming the criminal justice system, expanding economic opportunity for New Jerseyans, and improving the nation’s infrastructure.