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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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Joining Bipartisan Bills

In this era of partisanship, it is encouraging to see Members of Congress working across the aisle. This is the percent of bills cosponsored by each legislator which were introduced by a member of the other party.

House Republicans
most bipartisan
#1 50.0% Rep. Aumua Amata [R-AS0]
#2 35.8% Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen [R-FL27]
#3 34.9% Rep. Bob Dold [R-IL10, 2015-2016]
#4 32.9% Rep. Peter “Pete” King [R-NY2]
#5 31.5% Rep. Michael Fitzpatrick [R-PA8, 2011-2016]
#6 30.7% Rep. Frank LoBiondo [R-NJ2]
#7 30.3% Rep. Christopher Gibson [R-NY19, 2013-2016]
#8 26.9% Rep. Walter Jones [R-NC3]
#9 26.8% Rep. Daniel Donovan [R-NY11]
#10 26.2% Rep. Elise Stefanik [R-NY21]
#11 26.1% Rep. Richard Hanna [R-NY22, 2013-2016]
#12 25.0% Rep. Tom MacArthur [R-NJ3]
#13 24.8% Rep. Edward “Ed” Royce [R-CA39]
#14 24.2% Rep. Christopher “Chris” Smith [R-NJ4]
#15 24.1% Rep. Lee Zeldin [R-NY1]
#16 23.8% Rep. Mike Coffman [R-CO6]
#17 23.5% Rep. John Katko [R-NY24]
#18 23.2% Rep. Mario Diaz-Balart [R-FL25]
#19 22.5% Rep. Don Young [R-AK0]
#20 22.0% Rep. Jeff Denham [R-CA10]
#21 21.9% Rep. Patrick Meehan [R-PA7]
#22 21.8% Rep. Leonard Lance [R-NJ7]
#23 21.6% Rep. Thomas Rooney [R-FL17]
#24 21.5% Rep. Ryan Costello [R-PA6]
#25 21.1% Rep. Charles Dent [R-PA15]
#26 20.9% Rep. David Jolly [R-FL13, 2014-2016]
#27 20.8% Rep. Rodney Davis [R-IL13]
#28 20.6% Rep. David Joyce [R-OH14]
#29 20.5% Rep. Curtis “Curt” Clawson [R-FL19, 2014-2016]
#30 20.5% Rep. Carlos Curbelo [R-FL26]
#31 20.0% Rep. Rodney Frelinghuysen [R-NJ11]
#32 19.6% Rep. Martha McSally [R-AZ2]
#33 19.1% Rep. Will Hurd [R-TX23]
#34 19.0% Rep. Paul Cook [R-CA8]
#35 18.9% Rep. Joseph Heck [R-NV3, 2011-2016]
#36 18.8% Rep. Tom Cole [R-OK4]
#37 18.7% Rep. Ted Poe [R-TX2]
#38 18.6% Rep. David Reichert [R-WA8]
#39 18.5% Rep. Dana Rohrabacher [R-CA48]
#40 18.3% Rep. Duncan Hunter [R-CA50]
#40 18.3% Rep. Fred Upton [R-MI6]
#42 18.1% Rep. Ed Whitfield [R-KY1, 1995-2016]
#43 18.0% Rep. Ander Crenshaw [R-FL4, 2001-2016]
#44 17.9% Rep. Edward “Scott” Rigell [R-VA2, 2011-2016]
#45 17.6% Rep. Barbara Comstock [R-VA10]
#46 17.4% Rep. Susan Brooks [R-IN5]
#47 17.4% Rep. Tom Marino [R-PA10]
#48 17.4% Rep. Adam Kinzinger [R-IL16]
#49 17.3% Rep. Steve Stivers [R-OH15]
#50 17.2% Rep. Greg Walden [R-OR2]
#51 17.2% Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler [R-WA3]
#52 17.0% Rep. Vern Buchanan [R-FL16]
#53 16.8% Rep. Robert Wittman [R-VA1]
#54 16.7% Rep. David McKinley [R-WV1]
#54 16.7% Rep. James Sensenbrenner [R-WI5]
#56 15.9% Rep. James Renacci [R-OH16]
#57 15.5% Rep. Michael Turner [R-OH10]
#58 15.3% Rep. Frank Guinta [R-NH1, 2015-2016]
#59 15.0% Rep. Dan Benishek [R-MI1, 2011-2016]
#60 14.9% Rep. Tom Reed [R-NY23]
#61 14.8% Rep. Ted Yoho [R-FL3]
#62 14.6% Rep. Justin Amash [R-MI3]
#63 14.6% Rep. Michael McCaul [R-TX10]
#64 14.4% Rep. Steve Knight [R-CA25]
#65 14.4% Rep. Jeff Fortenberry [R-NE1]
#66 14.3% Rep. George Holding [R-NC2]
#67 13.9% Rep. David Valadao [R-CA21]
#68 13.8% Rep. Trey Gowdy [R-SC4]
#69 13.7% Rep. Reid Ribble [R-WI8, 2011-2016]
#70 13.6% Rep. Renee Ellmers [R-NC2, 2011-2016]
#71 13.4% Rep. Chris Collins [R-NY27]
#72 13.3% Rep. Erik Paulsen [R-MN3]
#73 13.3% Rep. John Mica [R-FL7, 1993-2016]
#74 13.2% Rep. Thomas Massie [R-KY4]
#75 13.0% Rep. Glenn Thompson [R-PA5]
#76 13.0% Rep. Randy Forbes [R-VA4, 2001-2016]
#77 12.9% Rep. Bill Shuster [R-PA9]
#77 12.9% Rep. Darrell Issa [R-CA49]
#79 12.8% Rep. Joseph Pitts [R-PA16, 1997-2016]
#80 12.7% Rep. Robert Pittenger [R-NC9]
#81 12.7% Rep. Candice Miller [R-MI10, 2003-2016]
#82 12.7% Rep. Patrick “Pat” Tiberi [R-OH12]
#83 12.6% Rep. Dennis Ross [R-FL15]
#84 12.5% Rep. Bill Johnson [R-OH6]
#85 12.4% Rep. Mark Amodei [R-NV2]
#86 12.4% Rep. Joe Barton [R-TX6]
#87 12.1% Rep. Richard Nugent [R-FL11, 2013-2016]
#88 12.0% Rep. Michael “Mike” Simpson [R-ID2]
#89 12.0% Rep. Daniel Webster [R-FL11]
#90 11.8% Rep. Gus Bilirakis [R-FL12]
#91 11.6% Rep. Lou Barletta [R-PA11]
#92 11.6% Rep. Matt Salmon [R-AZ5, 2013-2016]
#93 11.5% Rep. Kevin Cramer [R-ND0]
#94 11.5% Rep. Harold “Hal” Rogers [R-KY5]
#95 11.4% Rep. Steve Chabot [R-OH1]
#96 11.3% Rep. Michael Burgess [R-TX26]
#97 11.3% Rep. Markwayne Mullin [R-OK2]
#98 11.2% Rep. Tim Murphy [R-PA18]
#99 11.1% Rep. Bruce Poliquin [R-ME2]
#99 11.1% Rep. Kay Granger [R-TX12]
#101 11.1% Rep. Randy Weber [R-TX14]
#102 11.0% Rep. Tom Emmer [R-MN6]
#103 10.7% Rep. Ron DeSantis [R-FL6]
#104 10.7% Rep. Mark Walker [R-NC6]
#104 10.7% Rep. Mark Meadows [R-NC11]
#106 10.7% Rep. John Shimkus [R-IL15]
#107 10.6% Rep. David Young [R-IA3]
#108 10.6% Rep. Rob Bishop [R-UT1]
#109 10.2% Rep. Sean Duffy [R-WI7]
#110 10.2% Rep. Dave Trott [R-MI11]
#110 10.2% Rep. Garret Graves [R-LA6]
#112 10.0% Rep. Steve Scalise [R-LA1]
#112 10.0% Rep. Jackie Walorski [R-IN2]
#112 10.0% Rep. Scott Perry [R-PA4]
#115 9.9% Rep. Joe Wilson [R-SC2]
#115 9.9% Rep. Lamar Smith [R-TX21]
#117 9.8% Rep. Jeff Miller [R-FL1, 2001-2016]
#118 9.8% Rep. Marshall “Mark” Sanford [R-SC1]
#119 9.7% Rep. David Schweikert [R-AZ6]
#120 9.6% Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers [R-WA5]
#121 9.5% Rep. Rob Woodall [R-GA7]
#121 9.5% Rep. Darin LaHood [R-IL18]
#121 9.5% Rep. Garland “Andy” Barr [R-KY6]
#124 9.4% Rep. Lynn Jenkins [R-KS2]
#125 9.3% Rep. Doug LaMalfa [R-CA1]
#126 9.3% Rep. Mike Kelly [R-PA3]
#127 9.2% Rep. Dan Newhouse [R-WA4]
#128 9.2% Rep. Stevan “Steve” Pearce [R-NM2]
#129 9.1% Rep. John Kline [R-MN2, 2003-2016]
#130 9.1% Sen. Todd Young [R-IN]
#131 8.9% Rep. Kevin Yoder [R-KS3]
#132 8.9% Rep. Chris Stewart [R-UT2]
#133 8.8% Rep. Randy Hultgren [R-IL14]
#134 8.8% Rep. Bradley Byrne [R-AL1]
#135 8.7% Rep. Tom Rice [R-SC7]
#136 8.6% Rep. Mia Love [R-UT4]
#137 8.5% Rep. Robert Hurt [R-VA5, 2011-2016]
#138 8.5% Rep. Bill Posey [R-FL8]
#139 8.5% Rep. Ann Wagner [R-MO2]
#140 8.5% Rep. Trent Franks [R-AZ8]
#141 8.5% Rep. Scott Garrett [R-NJ5, 2003-2016]
#142 8.5% Rep. Peter Roskam [R-IL6]
#143 8.4% Rep. Patrick McHenry [R-NC10]
#144 8.4% Rep. Morgan Griffith [R-VA9]
#145 8.4% Rep. Kristi Noem [R-SD0]
#146 8.2% Rep. Sam Graves [R-MO6]
#147 8.1% Rep. Austin Scott [R-GA8]
#148 8.0% Rep. Blaine Luetkemeyer [R-MO3]
#149 8.0% Rep. Gregg Harper [R-MS3]
#150 8.0% Rep. Charles Boustany [R-LA3, 2013-2016]
#151 7.9% Rep. Blake Farenthold [R-TX27]
#152 7.9% Rep. Evan Jenkins [R-WV3]
#153 7.8% Rep. Mick Mulvaney [R-SC5, 2011-2017]
#154 7.7% Rep. Keith Rothfus [R-PA12]
#155 7.7% Rep. John Moolenaar [R-MI4]
#155 7.7% Rep. Virginia Foxx [R-NC5]
#155 7.7% Rep. Cynthia Lummis [R-WY0, 2009-2016]
#158 7.4% Rep. Mimi Walters [R-CA45]
#159 7.3% Rep. Ryan Zinke [R-MT0, 2015-2017]
#160 7.2% Rep. Richard Hudson [R-NC8]
#161 7.1% Rep. Raúl Labrador [R-ID1]
#161 7.1% Rep. Jim Bridenstine [R-OK1]
#163 7.0% Rep. Ralph Abraham [R-LA5]
#164 7.0% Rep. Brett Guthrie [R-KY2]
#165 6.9% Rep. Scott Tipton [R-CO3]
#166 6.8% Rep. Mike Rogers [R-AL3]
#167 6.8% Rep. Mac Thornberry [R-TX13]
#168 6.8% Rep. Mike Bost [R-IL12]
#169 6.7% Rep. David Rouzer [R-NC7]
#170 6.7% Rep. Alex Mooney [R-WV2]
#171 6.5% Rep. Jim Jordan [R-OH4]
#172 6.5% Rep. Mike Bishop [R-MI8]
#173 6.4% Rep. Jason Chaffetz [R-UT3, 2009-2017]
#174 6.4% Rep. Ken Calvert [R-CA42]
#175 6.3% Rep. Vicky Hartzler [R-MO4]
#176 6.2% Rep. Mo Brooks [R-AL5]
#177 6.1% Rep. Michael Conaway [R-TX11]
#178 6.1% Rep. Roger Williams [R-TX25]
#178 6.1% Rep. Steve Russell [R-OK5]
#180 6.0% Rep. Robert Latta [R-OH5]
#181 6.0% Rep. Doug Lamborn [R-CO5]
#182 5.6% Rep. French Hill [R-AR2]
#183 5.6% Rep. Brad Wenstrup [R-OH2]
#184 5.6% Rep. Rod Blum [R-IA1]
#185 5.6% Rep. Robert Aderholt [R-AL4]
#186 5.4% Rep. Diane Black [R-TN6]
#187 5.3% Rep. Frank Lucas [R-OK3]
#188 5.3% Rep. Jason Smith [R-MO8]
#189 5.2% Rep. Marsha Blackburn [R-TN7]
#190 5.2% Rep. Tom McClintock [R-CA4]
#191 5.1% Rep. Scott DesJarlais [R-TN4]
#192 5.0% Rep. Bob Goodlatte [R-VA6]
#193 5.0% Rep. Doug Collins [R-GA9]
#194 5.0% Rep. John “Jimmy” Duncan [R-TN2]
#195 4.9% Rep. Steve Womack [R-AR3]
#196 4.9% Rep. Devin Nunes [R-CA22]
#197 4.8% Rep. Ken Buck [R-CO4]
#197 4.8% Rep. John Fleming [R-LA4, 2009-2016]
#199 4.7% Rep. Cresent Hardy [R-NV4, 2015-2016]
#200 4.7% Rep. Martha Roby [R-AL2]
#201 4.7% Rep. Luke Messer [R-IN6]
#202 4.6% Rep. Buddy Carter [R-GA1]
#203 4.6% Rep. Paul Gosar [R-AZ4]
#204 4.6% Rep. Steven Palazzo [R-MS4]
#205 4.5% Rep. Pete Olson [R-TX22]
#206 4.5% Rep. Stephen Fincher [R-TN8, 2011-2016]
#207 4.5% Rep. David “Phil” Roe [R-TN1]
#208 4.5% Rep. Todd Rokita [R-IN4]
#209 4.5% Rep. Bruce Westerman [R-AR4]
#210 4.3% Rep. Jody Hice [R-GA10]
#211 4.0% Rep. Mike Pompeo [R-KS4, 2011-2017]
#212 4.0% Rep. Sam Johnson [R-TX3]
#213 3.9% Rep. Gary Palmer [R-AL6]
#214 3.9% Rep. Andy Harris [R-MD1]
#215 3.9% Rep. Steve King [R-IA4]
#216 3.9% Rep. Bob Gibbs [R-OH7]
#217 3.8% Rep. Tom Graves [R-GA14]
#218 3.8% Rep. Randy Neugebauer [R-TX19, 2003-2016]
#219 3.8% Rep. Adrian Smith [R-NE3]
#220 3.8% Rep. Charles “Chuck” Fleischmann [R-TN3]
#221 3.8% Rep. Larry Bucshon [R-IN8]
#222 3.7% Rep. John Ratcliffe [R-TX4]
#223 3.7% Rep. David “Dave” Brat [R-VA7]
#224 3.7% Rep. Billy Long [R-MO7]
#225 3.6% Rep. Bill Huizenga [R-MI2]
#226 3.4% Rep. Brian Babin [R-TX36]
#227 3.4% Rep. Jeff Duncan [R-SC3]
#228 3.2% Rep. Tom Price [R-GA6, 2005-2017]
#229 3.0% Rep. Eric “Rick” Crawford [R-AR1]
#230 3.0% Rep. Kenny Marchant [R-TX24]
#231 2.9% Rep. Paul Ryan [R-WI1]
#232 2.8% Rep. Louie Gohmert [R-TX1]
#233 2.7% Rep. Lynn Westmoreland [R-GA3, 2007-2016]
#234 2.7% Rep. Barry Loudermilk [R-GA11]
#235 2.6% Rep. John Carter [R-TX31]
#236 2.5% Rep. Kevin Brady [R-TX8]
#237 2.5% Rep. Bill Flores [R-TX17]
#238 2.4% Rep. Rick Allen [R-GA12]
#239 2.4% Rep. Tim Walberg [R-MI7]
#240 2.3% Rep. John Culberson [R-TX7]
#241 2.0% Rep. Pete Sessions [R-TX32]
#242 1.4% Rep. Glenn Grothman [R-WI6]
#243 1.1% Rep. Marlin Stutzman [R-IN3, 2010-2016]
#244 0.6% Rep. Tim Huelskamp [R-KS1, 2011-2016]
#245 0.6% Rep. Jeb Hensarling [R-TX5]
#246 0.0% Rep. Trent Kelly [R-MS1]
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Only Democratic and Republican Members of Congress who cosponsored more than 10 bills and resolutions are included in this statistic.

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.

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.