Senior Advisor, Commerce, Science & Transportation Committee, U.S. Senate
DUNCAN RANKIN serves as Senior Policy Advisor for Ranking Member Ted Cruz (R-TX) on the U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, a role he has been in since January of 2023. Prior to moving to committee staff, he served as Legislative Assistant for Senator Cruz covering the Commerce Committee portfolio from March of 2019 to January of 2023. Before joining Senator Cruz’s staff, he served as a Professional Staff Member for the House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology from November of 2017 through January of 2019, a Legislative Correspondent for Senator Luther Strange of Alabama from February of 2017 through November of 2017, and Legislative Correspondent for Congressman Louie Gohmert from January 2016 through January of 2017. Duncan is a native of McAllen, TX and comes from long line of South Texans. He attended Texas A&M University in College Station from 2011-2015, during which he spent a semester abroad at the University of Queensland, Australia, wrote for the student newspaper, The Battalion, and interned for Congressman Louie Gohmert.