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2016 Report Cards: House Republicans

These statistics dissect the legislative records of Members of Congress during the 114th Congress (Jan 6, 2015-Jan 3, 2017), as of Aug 24, 2017.

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Laws Enacted

The number of bills each legislator introduced that became law in the 114th Congress, including via incorporation into other bills. Keep in mind that it takes a law to repeal a law. Very few bills ever become law.

House Republicans
most laws
#1 8 Rep. Jeff Miller [R-FL1, 2001-2016]
#1 8 Rep. Bill Shuster [R-PA9]
#3 7 Rep. Christopher “Chris” Smith [R-NJ4]
#3 7 Rep. Patrick “Pat” Tiberi [R-OH12, 2001-2018]
#5 5 Rep. James Sensenbrenner [R-WI5]
#5 5 Rep. Ted Poe [R-TX2]
#5 5 Rep. Paul Ryan [R-WI1]
#5 5 Rep. Steve Chabot [R-OH1]
#5 5 Rep. John Katko [R-NY24]
#5 5 Rep. Lamar Smith [R-TX21]
#5 5 Rep. Kevin Brady [R-TX8]
#5 5 Rep. Markwayne Mullin [R-OK2]
#5 5 Rep. Doug Collins [R-GA9]
#5 5 Rep. Susan Brooks [R-IN5]
#5 5 Rep. Edward “Ed” Royce [R-CA39]
#16 4 Rep. Patrick Meehan [R-PA7]
#16 4 Rep. Will Hurd [R-TX23]
#16 4 Rep. Lou Barletta [R-PA11]
#16 4 Rep. Michael Burgess [R-TX26]
#16 4 Rep. Gus Bilirakis [R-FL12]
#16 4 Rep. Robert Latta [R-OH5]
#22 3 Rep. Ann Wagner [R-MO2]
#22 3 Rep. Aumua Amata [R-AS0]
#22 3 Rep. Kevin McCarthy [R-CA23]
#22 3 Rep. Martha McSally [R-AZ2]
#22 3 Rep. David Reichert [R-WA8]
#22 3 Rep. Stephen Fincher [R-TN8, 2011-2016]
#22 3 Rep. Jason Chaffetz [R-UT3, 2009-2017]
#22 3 Rep. Sean Duffy [R-WI7]
#22 3 Rep. Brad Wenstrup [R-OH2]
#22 3 Rep. Mac Thornberry [R-TX13]
#22 3 Rep. Don Young [R-AK0]
#22 3 Rep. Michael “Mike” Simpson [R-ID2]
#22 3 Rep. Jeff Denham [R-CA10]
#35 2 Rep. David Rouzer [R-NC7]
#35 2 Rep. Dennis Ross [R-FL15]
#35 2 Rep. Scott Garrett [R-NJ5, 2003-2016]
#35 2 Rep. David McKinley [R-WV1]
#35 2 Rep. Mark Meadows [R-NC11]
#35 2 Rep. Blaine Luetkemeyer [R-MO3]
#35 2 Rep. Steve Russell [R-OK5]
#35 2 Rep. Tom Price [R-GA6, 2005-2017]
#35 2 Rep. Harold “Hal” Rogers [R-KY5]
#35 2 Rep. Larry Bucshon [R-IN8]
#35 2 Rep. Duncan Hunter [R-CA50]
#35 2 Rep. Erik Paulsen [R-MN3]
#35 2 Rep. Ken Calvert [R-CA42]
#35 2 Rep. Randy Neugebauer [R-TX19, 2003-2016]
#35 2 Rep. John Shimkus [R-IL15]
#35 2 Rep. David “Phil” Roe [R-TN1]
#35 2 Rep. Charles Dent [R-PA15]
#35 2 Rep. Patrick McHenry [R-NC10]
#35 2 Rep. Tom Graves [R-GA14]
#35 2 Rep. Sam Johnson [R-TX3]
#55 1 Rep. Bob Dold [R-IL10, 2015-2016]
#55 1 Rep. Jody Hice [R-GA10]
#55 1 Rep. Evan Jenkins [R-WV3]
#55 1 Rep. Matt Salmon [R-AZ5, 2013-2016]
#55 1 Rep. Frank LoBiondo [R-NJ2]
#55 1 Rep. Rob Bishop [R-UT1]
#55 1 Rep. Tim Walberg [R-MI7]
#55 1 Rep. Vern Buchanan [R-FL16]
#55 1 Rep. Rodney Frelinghuysen [R-NJ11]
#55 1 Rep. Trent Franks [R-AZ8, 2013-2017]
#55 1 Rep. Joseph Heck [R-NV3, 2011-2016]
#55 1 Rep. Mark Amodei [R-NV2]
#55 1 Rep. Michael Conaway [R-TX11]
#55 1 Rep. Joseph Pitts [R-PA16, 1997-2016]
#55 1 Rep. Bruce Westerman [R-AR4]
#55 1 Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers [R-WA5]
#55 1 Rep. Mimi Walters [R-CA45]
#55 1 Rep. Tom Reed [R-NY23]
#55 1 Rep. Paul Gosar [R-AZ4]
#55 1 Rep. Peter “Pete” King [R-NY2]
#55 1 Rep. Darrell Issa [R-CA49]
#55 1 Rep. Trent Kelly [R-MS1]
#55 1 Rep. Kevin Cramer [R-ND0]
#55 1 Rep. Bill Huizenga [R-MI2]
#55 1 Rep. Cynthia Lummis [R-WY0, 2009-2016]
#55 1 Rep. George Holding [R-NC2]
#55 1 Rep. Leonard Lance [R-NJ7]
#55 1 Rep. Mick Mulvaney [R-SC5, 2011-2017]
#55 1 Rep. Peter Roskam [R-IL6]
#55 1 Rep. Robert Aderholt [R-AL4]
#55 1 Rep. Mike Coffman [R-CO6]
#55 1 Rep. Mike Bost [R-IL12]
#55 1 Rep. David Young [R-IA3]
#55 1 Rep. John Fleming [R-LA4, 2009-2016]
#55 1 Rep. Doug LaMalfa [R-CA1]
#55 1 Rep. Brett Guthrie [R-KY2]
#55 1 Rep. French Hill [R-AR2]
#55 1 Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler [R-WA3]
#55 1 Rep. David “Dave” Brat [R-VA7]
#55 1 Rep. Curtis “Curt” Clawson [R-FL19, 2014-2016]
#55 1 Rep. David Joyce [R-OH14]
#55 1 Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen [R-FL27]
#55 1 Rep. Ryan Zinke [R-MT0, 2015-2017]
#55 1 Sen. Todd Young [R-IN]
#55 1 Rep. Gregg Harper [R-MS3]
#55 1 Rep. Mike Bishop [R-MI8]
#55 1 Rep. Tom Emmer [R-MN6]
#55 1 Rep. Ralph Abraham [R-LA5]
#55 1 Rep. Lynn Jenkins [R-KS2]
#55 1 Rep. Garret Graves [R-LA6]
#55 1 Rep. Tom Cole [R-OK4]
#55 1 Rep. Bill Posey [R-FL8]
#55 1 Rep. James Renacci [R-OH16]
#55 1 Rep. Tom Marino [R-PA10]
#55 1 Rep. Pete Olson [R-TX22]
#55 1 Rep. Daniel Donovan [R-NY11]
#55 1 Rep. Frank Guinta [R-NH1, 2015-2016]
#55 1 Rep. Darin LaHood [R-IL18]
#55 1 Rep. Charles Boustany [R-LA3, 2013-2016]
#55 1 Rep. Randy Weber [R-TX14]
#55 1 Rep. John Mica [R-FL7, 1993-2016]
#55 1 Rep. John Culberson [R-TX7]
#55 1 Rep. Ander Crenshaw [R-FL4, 2001-2016]
#55 1 Rep. Chris Collins [R-NY27]
#55 1 Rep. John Ratcliffe [R-TX4]
#55 1 Rep. Mike Kelly [R-PA3]
#55 1 Rep. Bob Goodlatte [R-VA6]
#55 1 Rep. Kay Granger [R-TX12]
#55 1 Rep. Christopher Gibson [R-NY19, 2013-2016]
#55 1 Rep. Rodney Davis [R-IL13]
#55 1 Rep. Jackie Walorski [R-IN2]
#55 1 Rep. Jeff Fortenberry [R-NE1]
#55 1 Rep. Rod Blum [R-IA1]
#55 1 Rep. Buddy Carter [R-GA1]
#55 1 Rep. Fred Upton [R-MI6]
#55 1 Rep. Greg Walden [R-OR2]
#55 1 Rep. Walter Jones [R-NC3]
#55 1 Rep. Glenn Thompson [R-PA5]
#55 1 Rep. Devin Nunes [R-CA22]
#55 1 Rep. Eric “Rick” Crawford [R-AR1]
#55 1 Rep. John Carter [R-TX31]
#55 1 Rep. Richard Nugent [R-FL11, 2013-2016]
#55 1 Rep. Glenn Grothman [R-WI6]
#138 0 Rep. Todd Rokita [R-IN4]
#138 0 Rep. Adam Kinzinger [R-IL16]
#138 0 Rep. Randy Hultgren [R-IL14]
#138 0 Rep. Tom MacArthur [R-NJ3]
#138 0 Rep. Ron DeSantis [R-FL6]
#138 0 Rep. Ted Yoho [R-FL3]
#138 0 Rep. Cresent Hardy [R-NV4, 2015-2016]
#138 0 Rep. Lee Zeldin [R-NY1]
#138 0 Rep. Alex Mooney [R-WV2]
#138 0 Rep. Marshall “Mark” Sanford [R-SC1]
#138 0 Rep. Bob Gibbs [R-OH7]
#138 0 Rep. Luke Messer [R-IN6]
#138 0 Rep. Garland “Andy” Barr [R-KY6]
#138 0 Rep. Pete Sessions [R-TX32]
#138 0 Rep. Frank Lucas [R-OK3]
#138 0 Rep. Jason Smith [R-MO8]
#138 0 Rep. Adrian Smith [R-NE3]
#138 0 Rep. Billy Long [R-MO7]
#138 0 Rep. Doug Lamborn [R-CO5]
#138 0 Rep. Thomas Massie [R-KY4]
#138 0 Rep. Kenny Marchant [R-TX24]
#138 0 Rep. Louie Gohmert [R-TX1]
#138 0 Rep. Michael McCaul [R-TX10]
#138 0 Rep. Ken Buck [R-CO4]
#138 0 Rep. Steve Knight [R-CA25]
#138 0 Rep. Marlin Stutzman [R-IN3, 2010-2016]
#138 0 Rep. Martha Roby [R-AL2]
#138 0 Rep. Mo Brooks [R-AL5]
#138 0 Rep. David Schweikert [R-AZ6]
#138 0 Rep. Morgan Griffith [R-VA9]
#138 0 Rep. Reid Ribble [R-WI8, 2011-2016]
#138 0 Rep. Robert Hurt [R-VA5, 2011-2016]
#138 0 Rep. Mario Diaz-Balart [R-FL25]
#138 0 Rep. Bill Flores [R-TX17]
#138 0 Rep. Edward “Scott” Rigell [R-VA2, 2011-2016]
#138 0 Rep. Blake Farenthold [R-TX27, 2011-2018]
#138 0 Rep. Jeb Hensarling [R-TX5]
#138 0 Rep. Kevin Yoder [R-KS3]
#138 0 Rep. Andy Harris [R-MD1]
#138 0 Rep. Dan Benishek [R-MI1, 2011-2016]
#138 0 Rep. Justin Amash [R-MI3]
#138 0 Rep. Robert Pittenger [R-NC9]
#138 0 Rep. Richard Hudson [R-NC8]
#138 0 Rep. Brian Babin [R-TX36]
#138 0 Rep. Mia Love [R-UT4]
#138 0 Rep. Stevan “Steve” Pearce [R-NM2]
#138 0 Rep. Tom McClintock [R-CA4]
#138 0 Rep. Kristi Noem [R-SD0]
#138 0 Rep. Trey Gowdy [R-SC4]
#138 0 Rep. Scott DesJarlais [R-TN4]
#138 0 Rep. John Kline [R-MN2, 2003-2016]
#138 0 Rep. Steve King [R-IA4]
#138 0 Rep. Charles “Chuck” Fleischmann [R-TN3]
#138 0 Rep. Marsha Blackburn [R-TN7]
#138 0 Rep. Jeff Duncan [R-SC3]
#138 0 Rep. Diane Black [R-TN6]
#138 0 Rep. Rick Allen [R-GA12]
#138 0 Rep. Carlos Curbelo [R-FL26]
#138 0 Rep. Randy Forbes [R-VA4, 2001-2016]
#138 0 Rep. Paul Cook [R-CA8]
#138 0 Rep. Barry Loudermilk [R-GA11]
#138 0 Rep. Warren Davidson [R-OH8]
#138 0 Rep. David Valadao [R-CA21]
#138 0 Rep. Lynn Westmoreland [R-GA3, 2007-2016]
#138 0 Rep. Bradley Byrne [R-AL1]
#138 0 Rep. Gary Palmer [R-AL6]
#138 0 Rep. Scott Perry [R-PA4]
#138 0 Rep. Jim Bridenstine [R-OK1]
#138 0 Rep. Elise Stefanik [R-NY21]
#138 0 Rep. Dana Rohrabacher [R-CA48]
#138 0 Rep. Mike Rogers [R-AL3]
#138 0 Rep. Tim Huelskamp [R-KS1, 2011-2016]
#138 0 Rep. David Jolly [R-FL13, 2014-2016]
#138 0 Rep. Dave Trott [R-MI11]
#138 0 Rep. John Moolenaar [R-MI4]
#138 0 Rep. Steve Stivers [R-OH15]
#138 0 Rep. Steve Scalise [R-LA1]
#138 0 Rep. Bruce Poliquin [R-ME2]
#138 0 Rep. Mike Pompeo [R-KS4, 2011-2017]
#138 0 Rep. Bill Johnson [R-OH6]
#138 0 Rep. Tim Murphy [R-PA18, 2003-2017]
#138 0 Rep. Daniel Webster [R-FL11]
#138 0 Rep. Rob Woodall [R-GA7]
#138 0 Rep. Vicky Hartzler [R-MO4]
#138 0 Rep. Austin Scott [R-GA8]
#138 0 Rep. Keith Rothfus [R-PA12]
#138 0 Rep. Steven Palazzo [R-MS4]
#138 0 Rep. Raúl Labrador [R-ID1]
#138 0 Rep. Mark Walker [R-NC6]
#138 0 Rep. James Comer [R-KY1]
#138 0 Rep. Tom Rice [R-SC7]
#138 0 Rep. Roger Williams [R-TX25]
#138 0 Rep. Thomas Rooney [R-FL17]
#138 0 Rep. Barbara Comstock [R-VA10]
#138 0 Rep. Jim Jordan [R-OH4]
#138 0 Rep. Ryan Costello [R-PA6]
#138 0 Rep. Joe Barton [R-TX6]
#138 0 Rep. Sam Graves [R-MO6]
#138 0 Rep. Richard Hanna [R-NY22, 2013-2016]
#138 0 Rep. Renee Ellmers [R-NC2, 2011-2016]
#138 0 Rep. Chris Stewart [R-UT2]
#138 0 Rep. Virginia Foxx [R-NC5]
#138 0 Rep. Michael Fitzpatrick [R-PA8, 2011-2016]
#138 0 Rep. Joe Wilson [R-SC2]
#138 0 Rep. Michael Turner [R-OH10]
#138 0 Rep. Robert Wittman [R-VA1]
#138 0 Rep. John “Jimmy” Duncan [R-TN2]
#138 0 Rep. Dan Newhouse [R-WA4]
#138 0 Rep. Scott Tipton [R-CO3]
#138 0 Rep. Steve Womack [R-AR3]
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The legislator must be the primary sponsor of the bill or joint resolution that was enacted or the primary sponsor of a bill or joint resolution for which at least about one third of its text was incorporated into another bill or joint resolution that was enacted as law, as determined by an automated analysis. While a legislator may lay claim to authoring other bills that became law, these cases are difficult for us to track quantitatively. We also exclude bills where the sponsor’s original intent is not in the final bill.

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 the 114th Congress) 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.