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 Jan 20, 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 bills
#1 8 Rep. Jeff Miller [R-FL1, 2001-2016]
#1 8 Rep. Bill Shuster [R-PA9]
#3 7 Rep. Christopher “Chris” Smith [R-NJ4]
#4 5 Rep. Ted Poe [R-TX2]
#4 5 Rep. Steve Chabot [R-OH1]
#4 5 Rep. John Katko [R-NY24]
#4 5 Rep. Markwayne Mullin [R-OK2]
#4 5 Rep. Doug Collins [R-GA9]
#4 5 Rep. Susan Brooks [R-IN5]
#4 5 Rep. Edward “Ed” Royce [R-CA39]
#11 4 Rep. Patrick Meehan [R-PA7]
#11 4 Rep. Paul Ryan [R-WI1]
#11 4 Rep. Will Hurd [R-TX23]
#11 4 Rep. Lamar Smith [R-TX21]
#11 4 Rep. Kevin Brady [R-TX8]
#11 4 Rep. Gus Bilirakis [R-FL12]
#17 3 Rep. Aumua Amata [R-AS0]
#17 3 Rep. Ann Wagner [R-MO2]
#17 3 Rep. James Sensenbrenner [R-WI5]
#17 3 Rep. Kevin McCarthy [R-CA23]
#17 3 Rep. Martha McSally [R-AZ2]
#17 3 Rep. David Reichert [R-WA8]
#17 3 Rep. Jason Chaffetz [R-UT3]
#17 3 Rep. Sean Duffy [R-WI7]
#17 3 Rep. Brad Wenstrup [R-OH2]
#17 3 Rep. Mac Thornberry [R-TX13]
#17 3 Rep. Patrick “Pat” Tiberi [R-OH12]
#17 3 Rep. Lou Barletta [R-PA11]
#17 3 Rep. Michael “Mike” Simpson [R-ID2]
#17 3 Rep. Robert Latta [R-OH5]
#17 3 Rep. Jeff Denham [R-CA10]
#32 2 Rep. David Rouzer [R-NC7]
#32 2 Rep. Scott Garrett [R-NJ5, 2003-2016]
#32 2 Rep. Mark Meadows [R-NC11]
#32 2 Rep. Steve Russell [R-OK5]
#32 2 Rep. Blaine Luetkemeyer [R-MO3]
#32 2 Rep. Harold “Hal” Rogers [R-KY5]
#32 2 Rep. Duncan Hunter [R-CA50]
#32 2 Rep. Erik Paulsen [R-MN3]
#32 2 Rep. Ken Calvert [R-CA42]
#32 2 Rep. Michael Burgess [R-TX26]
#32 2 Rep. Don Young [R-AK0]
#32 2 Rep. Randy Neugebauer [R-TX19, 2003-2016]
#32 2 Rep. John Shimkus [R-IL15]
#32 2 Rep. David “Phil” Roe [R-TN1]
#32 2 Rep. Charles Dent [R-PA15]
#32 2 Rep. Tom Graves [R-GA14]
#32 2 Rep. Sam Johnson [R-TX3]
#49 1 Rep. Bob Dold [R-IL10, 2015-2016]
#49 1 Rep. Jody Hice [R-GA10]
#49 1 Rep. Matt Salmon [R-AZ5, 2013-2016]
#49 1 Rep. Tim Walberg [R-MI7]
#49 1 Rep. Frank LoBiondo [R-NJ2]
#49 1 Rep. Dennis Ross [R-FL15]
#49 1 Rep. Rob Bishop [R-UT1]
#49 1 Rep. Vern Buchanan [R-FL16]
#49 1 Rep. Rodney Frelinghuysen [R-NJ11]
#49 1 Rep. Mark Amodei [R-NV2]
#49 1 Rep. Trent Franks [R-AZ8]
#49 1 Rep. Joseph Heck [R-NV3, 2011-2016]
#49 1 Rep. Michael Conaway [R-TX11]
#49 1 Rep. Bruce Westerman [R-AR4]
#49 1 Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers [R-WA5]
#49 1 Rep. Mimi Walters [R-CA45]
#49 1 Rep. Tom Reed [R-NY23]
#49 1 Rep. Paul Gosar [R-AZ4]
#49 1 Rep. Darrell Issa [R-CA49]
#49 1 Rep. David McKinley [R-WV1]
#49 1 Rep. Trent Kelly [R-MS1]
#49 1 Rep. Bill Huizenga [R-MI2]
#49 1 Rep. Kevin Cramer [R-ND0]
#49 1 Rep. Cynthia Lummis [R-WY0, 2009-2016]
#49 1 Rep. George Holding [R-NC2]
#49 1 Rep. Leonard Lance [R-NJ7]
#49 1 Rep. Mick Mulvaney [R-SC5, 2011-2017]
#49 1 Rep. Peter Roskam [R-IL6]
#49 1 Rep. Robert Aderholt [R-AL4]
#49 1 Rep. David Young [R-IA3]
#49 1 Rep. Mike Coffman [R-CO6]
#49 1 Rep. Doug LaMalfa [R-CA1]
#49 1 Rep. Brett Guthrie [R-KY2]
#49 1 Rep. David “Dave” Brat [R-VA7]
#49 1 Rep. Curtis “Curt” Clawson [R-FL19, 2014-2016]
#49 1 Rep. French Hill [R-AR2]
#49 1 Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler [R-WA3]
#49 1 Rep. Tom Price [R-GA6, 2005-2017]
#49 1 Sen. Todd Young [R-IN]
#49 1 Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen [R-FL27]
#49 1 Rep. Ryan Zinke [R-MT0, 2015-2017]
#49 1 Rep. Larry Bucshon [R-IN8]
#49 1 Rep. Joseph Pitts [R-PA16, 1997-2016]
#49 1 Rep. Gregg Harper [R-MS3]
#49 1 Rep. Tom Emmer [R-MN6]
#49 1 Rep. Mike Bishop [R-MI8]
#49 1 Rep. Ralph Abraham [R-LA5]
#49 1 Rep. Tom Cole [R-OK4]
#49 1 Rep. James Renacci [R-OH16]
#49 1 Rep. Bill Posey [R-FL8]
#49 1 Rep. Tom Marino [R-PA10]
#49 1 Rep. Pete Olson [R-TX22]
#49 1 Rep. Daniel Donovan [R-NY11]
#49 1 Rep. Frank Guinta [R-NH1, 2015-2016]
#49 1 Rep. John Mica [R-FL7, 1993-2016]
#49 1 Rep. Ander Crenshaw [R-FL4, 2001-2016]
#49 1 Rep. Chris Collins [R-NY27]
#49 1 Rep. John Ratcliffe [R-TX4]
#49 1 Rep. Bob Goodlatte [R-VA6]
#49 1 Rep. Kay Granger [R-TX12]
#49 1 Rep. Christopher Gibson [R-NY19, 2013-2016]
#49 1 Rep. Rodney Davis [R-IL13]
#49 1 Rep. Jackie Walorski [R-IN2]
#49 1 Rep. Jeff Fortenberry [R-NE1]
#49 1 Rep. Rod Blum [R-IA1]
#49 1 Rep. Patrick McHenry [R-NC10]
#49 1 Rep. Buddy Carter [R-GA1]
#49 1 Rep. Greg Walden [R-OR2]
#49 1 Rep. Walter Jones [R-NC3]
#49 1 Rep. Fred Upton [R-MI6]
#49 1 Rep. Glenn Thompson [R-PA5]
#49 1 Rep. Eric “Rick” Crawford [R-AR1]
#49 1 Rep. Richard Nugent [R-FL11, 2013-2016]
#49 1 Rep. Glenn Grothman [R-WI6]
#123 0 Rep. Adam Kinzinger [R-IL16]
#123 0 Rep. Randy Hultgren [R-IL14]
#123 0 Rep. Ted Yoho [R-FL3]
#123 0 Rep. Ron DeSantis [R-FL6]
#123 0 Rep. Tom MacArthur [R-NJ3]
#123 0 Rep. Lee Zeldin [R-NY1]
#123 0 Rep. Cresent Hardy [R-NV4, 2015-2016]
#123 0 Rep. Marshall “Mark” Sanford [R-SC1]
#123 0 Rep. Bob Gibbs [R-OH7]
#123 0 Rep. Luke Messer [R-IN6]
#123 0 Rep. Garland “Andy” Barr [R-KY6]
#123 0 Rep. Pete Sessions [R-TX32]
#123 0 Rep. Frank Lucas [R-OK3]
#123 0 Rep. Adrian Smith [R-NE3]
#123 0 Rep. Jason Smith [R-MO8]
#123 0 Rep. Doug Lamborn [R-CO5]
#123 0 Rep. Billy Long [R-MO7]
#123 0 Rep. Thomas Massie [R-KY4]
#123 0 Rep. Kenny Marchant [R-TX24]
#123 0 Rep. Ken Buck [R-CO4]
#123 0 Rep. Michael McCaul [R-TX10]
#123 0 Rep. Louie Gohmert [R-TX1]
#123 0 Rep. Steve Knight [R-CA25]
#123 0 Rep. Mo Brooks [R-AL5]
#123 0 Rep. Reid Ribble [R-WI8, 2011-2016]
#123 0 Rep. Marlin Stutzman [R-IN3, 2010-2016]
#123 0 Rep. Martha Roby [R-AL2]
#123 0 Rep. Peter “Pete” King [R-NY2]
#123 0 Rep. David Schweikert [R-AZ6]
#123 0 Rep. Morgan Griffith [R-VA9]
#123 0 Rep. Robert Hurt [R-VA5, 2011-2016]
#123 0 Rep. Mario Diaz-Balart [R-FL25]
#123 0 Rep. Bill Flores [R-TX17]
#123 0 Rep. Edward “Scott” Rigell [R-VA2, 2011-2016]
#123 0 Rep. Blake Farenthold [R-TX27]
#123 0 Rep. Jeb Hensarling [R-TX5]
#123 0 Rep. Kevin Yoder [R-KS3]
#123 0 Rep. Andy Harris [R-MD1]
#123 0 Rep. Dan Benishek [R-MI1, 2011-2016]
#123 0 Rep. Justin Amash [R-MI3]
#123 0 Rep. Robert Pittenger [R-NC9]
#123 0 Rep. Richard Hudson [R-NC8]
#123 0 Rep. Brian Babin [R-TX36]
#123 0 Rep. Mia Love [R-UT4]
#123 0 Rep. Tom McClintock [R-CA4]
#123 0 Rep. Stevan “Steve” Pearce [R-NM2]
#123 0 Rep. Kristi Noem [R-SD0]
#123 0 Rep. Trey Gowdy [R-SC4]
#123 0 Rep. Scott DesJarlais [R-TN4]
#123 0 Rep. John Kline [R-MN2, 2003-2016]
#123 0 Rep. Steve King [R-IA4]
#123 0 Rep. Charles “Chuck” Fleischmann [R-TN3]
#123 0 Rep. Mike Bost [R-IL12]
#123 0 Rep. Marsha Blackburn [R-TN7]
#123 0 Rep. Diane Black [R-TN6]
#123 0 Rep. Jeff Duncan [R-SC3]
#123 0 Rep. Stephen Fincher [R-TN8, 2011-2016]
#123 0 Rep. John Fleming [R-LA4, 2009-2016]
#123 0 Rep. Randy Forbes [R-VA4, 2001-2016]
#123 0 Rep. Rick Allen [R-GA12]
#123 0 Rep. Barry Loudermilk [R-GA11]
#123 0 Rep. Carlos Curbelo [R-FL26]
#123 0 Rep. Paul Cook [R-CA8]
#123 0 Rep. Warren Davidson [R-OH8]
#123 0 Rep. David Valadao [R-CA21]
#123 0 Rep. Lynn Westmoreland [R-GA3, 2007-2016]
#123 0 Rep. Bradley Byrne [R-AL1]
#123 0 Rep. Gary Palmer [R-AL6]
#123 0 Rep. Scott Perry [R-PA4]
#123 0 Rep. David Joyce [R-OH14]
#123 0 Rep. Jim Bridenstine [R-OK1]
#123 0 Rep. Elise Stefanik [R-NY21]
#123 0 Rep. Tim Huelskamp [R-KS1, 2011-2016]
#123 0 Rep. Mike Rogers [R-AL3]
#123 0 Rep. Dana Rohrabacher [R-CA48]
#123 0 Rep. Todd Rokita [R-IN4]
#123 0 Rep. David Jolly [R-FL13, 2014-2016]
#123 0 Rep. Lynn Jenkins [R-KS2]
#123 0 Rep. Dave Trott [R-MI11]
#123 0 Rep. John Moolenaar [R-MI4]
#123 0 Rep. Bruce Poliquin [R-ME2]
#123 0 Rep. Garret Graves [R-LA6]
#123 0 Rep. Mike Pompeo [R-KS4, 2011-2017]
#123 0 Rep. Steve Stivers [R-OH15]
#123 0 Rep. Bill Johnson [R-OH6]
#123 0 Rep. Steve Scalise [R-LA1]
#123 0 Rep. Tim Murphy [R-PA18]
#123 0 Rep. Rob Woodall [R-GA7]
#123 0 Rep. Austin Scott [R-GA8]
#123 0 Rep. Daniel Webster [R-FL11]
#123 0 Rep. Steven Palazzo [R-MS4]
#123 0 Rep. Roger Williams [R-TX25]
#123 0 Rep. Raúl Labrador [R-ID1]
#123 0 Rep. Vicky Hartzler [R-MO4]
#123 0 Rep. Mark Walker [R-NC6]
#123 0 Rep. James Comer [R-KY1]
#123 0 Rep. Darin LaHood [R-IL18]
#123 0 Rep. Charles Boustany [R-LA3, 2013-2016]
#123 0 Rep. Tom Rice [R-SC7]
#123 0 Rep. Keith Rothfus [R-PA12]
#123 0 Rep. Randy Weber [R-TX14]
#123 0 Rep. Barbara Comstock [R-VA10]
#123 0 Rep. Thomas Rooney [R-FL17]
#123 0 Rep. John Culberson [R-TX7]
#123 0 Rep. Jim Jordan [R-OH4]
#123 0 Rep. Ryan Costello [R-PA6]
#123 0 Rep. Mike Kelly [R-PA3]
#123 0 Rep. Joe Barton [R-TX6]
#123 0 Rep. Richard Hanna [R-NY22, 2013-2016]
#123 0 Rep. Sam Graves [R-MO6]
#123 0 Rep. Renee Ellmers [R-NC2, 2011-2016]
#123 0 Rep. Virginia Foxx [R-NC5]
#123 0 Rep. Chris Stewart [R-UT2]
#123 0 Rep. Michael Fitzpatrick [R-PA8, 2011-2016]
#123 0 Rep. Joe Wilson [R-SC2]
#123 0 Rep. Michael Turner [R-OH10]
#123 0 Rep. John “Jimmy” Duncan [R-TN2]
#123 0 Rep. Robert Wittman [R-VA1]
#123 0 Rep. Devin Nunes [R-CA22]
#123 0 Rep. Scott Tipton [R-CO3]
#123 0 Rep. Dan Newhouse [R-WA4]
#123 0 Rep. Steve Womack [R-AR3]
#123 0 Rep. John Carter [R-TX31]
#123 0 Rep. Evan Jenkins [R-WV3]
#123 0 Rep. Alex Mooney [R-WV2]
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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.

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 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.