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2015 Report Cards: House Republicans

These special year-end statistics dissect the legislative records of Members of Congress during the 2015 legislative year (Jan 6, 2015-Dec 31, 2015), looking at Members who served at the end of that period. This page was last updated on Jan 9, 2016.

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Committee Positions

A score, giving five points for each full committee leadership position and one point for each subcommittee leadership position, for each legislator.

House Republicans
most committee positions
#1 11 Rep. Gregg Harper [R-MS3]
#1 11 Rep. Candice Miller [R-MI10, 2003-2016]
#3 10 Rep. Kevin Brady [R-TX8]
#4 7 Rep. Charles Dent [R-PA15, 2005-2018]
#5 6 Rep. Todd Rokita [R-IN4]
#5 6 Rep. Virginia Foxx [R-NC5]
#5 6 Rep. Trey Gowdy [R-SC4]
#5 6 Rep. Christopher “Chris” Smith [R-NJ4]
#5 6 Rep. Randy Neugebauer [R-TX19, 2003-2016]
#10 5 Rep. Marsha Blackburn [R-TN7]
#10 5 Rep. Jason Chaffetz [R-UT3, 2009-2017]
#10 5 Rep. Tom Price [R-GA6, 2005-2017]
#10 5 Rep. Harold “Hal” Rogers [R-KY5]
#10 5 Rep. Bill Shuster [R-PA9]
#10 5 Rep. Patrick McHenry [R-NC10]
#10 5 Rep. Edward “Ed” Royce [R-CA39]
#10 5 Rep. Fred Upton [R-MI6]
#10 5 Rep. John “Jimmy” Duncan [R-TN2]
#10 5 Rep. Devin Nunes [R-CA22]
#10 5 Rep. Pete Sessions [R-TX32]
#10 5 Rep. Frank Lucas [R-OK3]
#10 5 Rep. Rob Bishop [R-UT1]
#10 5 Rep. Michael Conaway [R-TX11]
#10 5 Rep. Michael McCaul [R-TX10]
#10 5 Rep. Paul Ryan [R-WI1]
#10 5 Rep. Jeb Hensarling [R-TX5]
#10 5 Rep. Steve Chabot [R-OH1]
#10 5 Rep. John Kline [R-MN2, 2003-2016]
#10 5 Rep. Lamar Smith [R-TX21]
#10 5 Rep. Mac Thornberry [R-TX13]
#10 5 Rep. Jeff Miller [R-FL1, 2001-2016]
#10 5 Rep. Bob Goodlatte [R-VA6]
#33 2 Rep. Lynn Westmoreland [R-GA3, 2007-2016]
#33 2 Rep. Ron DeSantis [R-FL6]
#33 2 Rep. Kay Granger [R-TX12]
#33 2 Rep. Frank LoBiondo [R-NJ2]
#33 2 Rep. Tim Walberg [R-MI7]
#33 2 Rep. Doug Lamborn [R-CO5]
#33 2 Rep. Rodney Frelinghuysen [R-NJ11]
#33 2 Rep. Trent Franks [R-AZ8, 2013-2017]
#33 2 Rep. Joseph Heck [R-NV3, 2011-2016]
#33 2 Rep. Louie Gohmert [R-TX1]
#33 2 Rep. Blake Farenthold [R-TX27, 2011-2018]
#33 2 Rep. Mick Mulvaney [R-SC5, 2011-2017]
#33 2 Rep. Robert Aderholt [R-AL4]
#33 2 Rep. Duncan Hunter [R-CA50]
#33 2 Rep. Michael “Mike” Simpson [R-ID2]
#48 1 Rep. Charles “Chuck” Fleischmann [R-TN3]
#48 1 Rep. Jeff Duncan [R-SC3]
#48 1 Rep. John Fleming [R-LA4, 2009-2016]
#48 1 Rep. Randy Forbes [R-VA4, 2001-2016]
#48 1 Rep. Mike Coffman [R-CO6]
#48 1 Rep. Sean Duffy [R-WI7]
#48 1 Rep. Barry Loudermilk [R-GA11]
#48 1 Rep. Carlos Curbelo [R-FL26]
#48 1 Rep. Paul Cook [R-CA8]
#48 1 Rep. Brett Guthrie [R-KY2]
#48 1 Rep. David Valadao [R-CA21]
#48 1 Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler [R-WA3]
#48 1 Rep. Scott Perry [R-PA4]
#48 1 Rep. Jim Bridenstine [R-OK1, 2013-2018]
#48 1 Rep. Elise Stefanik [R-NY21]
#48 1 Rep. Brad Wenstrup [R-OH2]
#48 1 Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen [R-FL27]
#48 1 Rep. Ed Whitfield [R-KY1, 1995-2016]
#48 1 Rep. Dana Rohrabacher [R-CA48]
#48 1 Rep. Mike Rogers [R-AL3]
#48 1 Rep. Cresent Hardy [R-NV4, 2015-2016]
#48 1 Rep. Tom MacArthur [R-NJ3]
#48 1 Rep. David Rouzer [R-NC7]
#48 1 Rep. Sam Graves [R-MO6]
#48 1 Rep. John Ratcliffe [R-TX4]
#48 1 Rep. Richard Hanna [R-NY22, 2013-2016]
#48 1 Rep. Doug Collins [R-GA9]
#48 1 Rep. Rodney Davis [R-IL13]
#48 1 Rep. Jackie Walorski [R-IN2]
#48 1 Rep. Jeff Fortenberry [R-NE1]
#48 1 Rep. Tom Graves [R-GA14]
#48 1 Rep. Michael Fitzpatrick [R-PA8, 2011-2016]
#48 1 Rep. Joe Wilson [R-SC2]
#48 1 Rep. Greg Walden [R-OR2]
#48 1 Rep. Sam Johnson [R-TX3]
#48 1 Rep. Michael Turner [R-OH10]
#48 1 Rep. Robert Wittman [R-VA1]
#48 1 Rep. Robert Latta [R-OH5]
#48 1 Rep. Glenn Thompson [R-PA5]
#48 1 Rep. Jeff Denham [R-CA10]
#48 1 Rep. Eric “Rick” Crawford [R-AR1]
#48 1 Rep. Steve Womack [R-AR3]
#48 1 Rep. John Carter [R-TX31]
#48 1 Rep. Glenn Grothman [R-WI6]
#48 1 Rep. Aumua Amata [R-AS0]
#48 1 Rep. Matt Salmon [R-AZ5, 2013-2016]
#48 1 Rep. Bob Gibbs [R-OH7]
#48 1 Rep. James Sensenbrenner [R-WI5]
#48 1 Rep. Vern Buchanan [R-FL16]
#48 1 Rep. Scott Garrett [R-NJ5, 2003-2016]
#48 1 Rep. Mark Amodei [R-NV2]
#48 1 Rep. Joseph Pitts [R-PA16, 1997-2016]
#48 1 Rep. Ted Poe [R-TX2]
#48 1 Rep. Ken Buck [R-CO4]
#48 1 Rep. Bruce Westerman [R-AR4]
#48 1 Rep. Martha McSally [R-AZ2]
#48 1 Rep. Steve Knight [R-CA25]
#48 1 Rep. Mo Brooks [R-AL5]
#48 1 Rep. Peter “Pete” King [R-NY2]
#48 1 Rep. Darrell Issa [R-CA49]
#48 1 Rep. David McKinley [R-WV1]
#48 1 Rep. Robert Hurt [R-VA5, 2011-2016]
#48 1 Rep. Mario Diaz-Balart [R-FL25]
#48 1 Rep. Kevin Yoder [R-KS3]
#48 1 Rep. Tom Cole [R-OK4]
#48 1 Rep. Bill Huizenga [R-MI2]
#48 1 Rep. Dan Benishek [R-MI1, 2011-2016]
#48 1 Rep. Tom McClintock [R-CA4]
#48 1 Rep. Mark Meadows [R-NC11]
#48 1 Rep. Will Hurd [R-TX23]
#48 1 Rep. Brian Babin [R-TX36]
#48 1 Rep. Stevan “Steve” Pearce [R-NM2]
#48 1 Rep. Steve Russell [R-OK5]
#48 1 Rep. Blaine Luetkemeyer [R-MO3]
#48 1 Rep. Cynthia Lummis [R-WY0, 2009-2016]
#48 1 Rep. Leonard Lance [R-NJ7]
#48 1 Rep. David Reichert [R-WA8]
#48 1 Rep. Peter Roskam [R-IL6]
#48 1 Rep. John Katko [R-NY24]
#48 1 Rep. John Moolenaar [R-MI4]
#48 1 Rep. Ralph Abraham [R-LA5]
#48 1 Rep. Patrick “Pat” Tiberi [R-OH12, 2001-2018]
#48 1 Rep. Steve Stivers [R-OH15]
#48 1 Rep. Bill Johnson [R-OH6]
#48 1 Rep. Tom Marino [R-PA10]
#48 1 Rep. Lou Barletta [R-PA11]
#48 1 Rep. Tim Murphy [R-PA18, 2003-2017]
#48 1 Rep. Pete Olson [R-TX22]
#48 1 Rep. Rob Woodall [R-GA7]
#48 1 Rep. Austin Scott [R-GA8]
#48 1 Rep. Ken Calvert [R-CA42]
#48 1 Rep. Michael Burgess [R-TX26]
#48 1 Rep. Raúl Labrador [R-ID1]
#48 1 Rep. Vicky Hartzler [R-MO4]
#48 1 Rep. Charles Boustany [R-LA3, 2013-2016]
#48 1 Rep. Randy Weber [R-TX14]
#48 1 Rep. Don Young [R-AK0]
#48 1 Rep. John Mica [R-FL7, 1993-2016]
#48 1 Rep. Barbara Comstock [R-VA10]
#48 1 Rep. John Shimkus [R-IL15]
#48 1 Rep. Thomas Rooney [R-FL17]
#48 1 Rep. John Culberson [R-TX7]
#48 1 Rep. David “Phil” Roe [R-TN1]
#48 1 Rep. Ander Crenshaw [R-FL4, 2001-2016]
#48 1 Rep. Jim Jordan [R-OH4]
#153 0 Rep. Mike Bost [R-IL12]
#153 0 Rep. Diane Black [R-TN6]
#153 0 Rep. Stephen Fincher [R-TN8, 2011-2016]
#153 0 Rep. David Young [R-IA3]
#153 0 Rep. Rick Allen [R-GA12]
#153 0 Rep. Doug LaMalfa [R-CA1]
#153 0 Rep. French Hill [R-AR2]
#153 0 Rep. David “Dave” Brat [R-VA7]
#153 0 Rep. Curtis “Curt” Clawson [R-FL19, 2014-2016]
#153 0 Rep. Bradley Byrne [R-AL1]
#153 0 Rep. Gary Palmer [R-AL6]
#153 0 Rep. Markwayne Mullin [R-OK2]
#153 0 Rep. David Joyce [R-OH14]
#153 0 Rep. Ryan Zinke [R-MT0, 2015-2017]
#153 0 Rep. Adam Kinzinger [R-IL16]
#153 0 Sen. Todd Young [R-IN]
#153 0 Rep. Tim Huelskamp [R-KS1, 2011-2016]
#153 0 Rep. Larry Bucshon [R-IN8]
#153 0 Rep. Randy Hultgren [R-IL14]
#153 0 Rep. Bob Dold [R-IL10, 2015-2016]
#153 0 Rep. Ted Yoho [R-FL3]
#153 0 Rep. Lee Zeldin [R-NY1]
#153 0 Rep. Jody Hice [R-GA10]
#153 0 Rep. Christopher Gibson [R-NY19, 2013-2016]
#153 0 Rep. Renee Ellmers [R-NC2, 2011-2016]
#153 0 Rep. Susan Brooks [R-IN5]
#153 0 Rep. Chris Stewart [R-UT2]
#153 0 Rep. Rod Blum [R-IA1]
#153 0 Rep. Buddy Carter [R-GA1]
#153 0 Rep. Walter Jones [R-NC3]
#153 0 Rep. Gus Bilirakis [R-FL12]
#153 0 Rep. Dan Newhouse [R-WA4]
#153 0 Rep. Scott Tipton [R-CO3]
#153 0 Rep. Richard Nugent [R-FL11, 2013-2016]
#153 0 Rep. Ann Wagner [R-MO2]
#153 0 Rep. Evan Jenkins [R-WV3]
#153 0 Rep. Alex Mooney [R-WV2]
#153 0 Rep. Marshall “Mark” Sanford [R-SC1]
#153 0 Rep. Luke Messer [R-IN6]
#153 0 Rep. Garland “Andy” Barr [R-KY6]
#153 0 Rep. Patrick Meehan [R-PA7, 2011-2018]
#153 0 Rep. Jason Smith [R-MO8]
#153 0 Rep. Dennis Ross [R-FL15]
#153 0 Rep. Adrian Smith [R-NE3]
#153 0 Rep. Billy Long [R-MO7]
#153 0 Rep. Kevin McCarthy [R-CA23]
#153 0 Rep. Thomas Massie [R-KY4]
#153 0 Rep. Kenny Marchant [R-TX24]
#153 0 Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers [R-WA5]
#153 0 Rep. Mimi Walters [R-CA45]
#153 0 Rep. Martha Roby [R-AL2]
#153 0 Rep. Marlin Stutzman [R-IN3, 2010-2016]
#153 0 Rep. Tom Reed [R-NY23]
#153 0 Rep. Paul Gosar [R-AZ4]
#153 0 Rep. David Schweikert [R-AZ6]
#153 0 Rep. Morgan Griffith [R-VA9]
#153 0 Rep. Reid Ribble [R-WI8, 2011-2016]
#153 0 Rep. Bill Flores [R-TX17]
#153 0 Rep. Edward “Scott” Rigell [R-VA2, 2011-2016]
#153 0 Rep. Trent Kelly [R-MS1]
#153 0 Rep. Andy Harris [R-MD1]
#153 0 Rep. Kevin Cramer [R-ND0]
#153 0 Rep. George Holding [R-NC2]
#153 0 Rep. Robert Pittenger [R-NC9]
#153 0 Rep. Richard Hudson [R-NC8]
#153 0 Rep. Mia Love [R-UT4]
#153 0 Rep. Kristi Noem [R-SD0]
#153 0 Rep. Scott DesJarlais [R-TN4]
#153 0 Rep. Steve King [R-IA4]
#153 0 Rep. Mike Bishop [R-MI8]
#153 0 Rep. Dave Trott [R-MI11]
#153 0 Rep. David Jolly [R-FL13, 2014-2016]
#153 0 Rep. Tom Emmer [R-MN6]
#153 0 Rep. Lynn Jenkins [R-KS2]
#153 0 Rep. Bruce Poliquin [R-ME2]
#153 0 Rep. Garret Graves [R-LA6]
#153 0 Rep. Mike Pompeo [R-KS4, 2011-2017]
#153 0 Rep. Justin Amash [R-MI3]
#153 0 Rep. James Renacci [R-OH16]
#153 0 Rep. Steve Scalise [R-LA1]
#153 0 Rep. Bill Posey [R-FL8]
#153 0 Rep. Erik Paulsen [R-MN3]
#153 0 Rep. Daniel Webster [R-FL11]
#153 0 Rep. Daniel Donovan [R-NY11]
#153 0 Rep. Steven Palazzo [R-MS4]
#153 0 Rep. Darin LaHood [R-IL18]
#153 0 Rep. Mark Walker [R-NC6]
#153 0 Rep. Frank Guinta [R-NH1, 2015-2016]
#153 0 Rep. Tom Rice [R-SC7]
#153 0 Rep. Keith Rothfus [R-PA12]
#153 0 Rep. Roger Williams [R-TX25]
#153 0 Rep. Chris Collins [R-NY27]
#153 0 Rep. Mike Kelly [R-PA3]
#153 0 Rep. Joe Barton [R-TX6]
#153 0 Rep. Ryan Costello [R-PA6]
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Additional Notes

The Speaker’s Votes: Missed votes are not computed for the Speaker of the House. According to current House rules, the Speaker of the House is not required to vote in “ordinary legislative proceedings.” In practice this means the Speaker of the House rarely votes but is not considered absent.

Leadership/Ideology: The leadership and ideology scores are not displayed for Members of Congress who introduced fewer than 10 bills, or, for ideology, for Members of Congress that have a low leadership score, as there is usually not enough data in these cases to compute reliable leadership and ideology statistics.

Missing Bills: We exclude bills from some statistics where the sponsor’s original intent is not in the final bill because the bill’s text was replaced in whole with unrelated provisions (i.e. it became a vehicle for passage of unrelated provisions).

Ranking Members (RkMembs): The chair of a committee is always selected from the political party that holds the most seats in the chamber, called the “majority party”. The “ranking member” (sometimes “RkMembs”) is the title given to the senior-most member of the committee not in the majority party.

Freshmen/Sophomores: Freshmen and sophomores are Members of Congress whose first term (in the same chamber at the end of 2015) was the 114th Congress (freshmen) or 113th (sophomores). Members of Congress who took office within the last few months of a Congress are considered freshmen in the next Congress as well.