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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Powerful Cosponsors

The number of bills that each legislator introduced in the 114th Congress that had a cosponsor who was a chair or ranking member of a committee that the bill was referred to. Getting support from committee leaders on relevant committees is a crucial step in moving legislation forward.

House Republicans
most bills
#1 20 Rep. Christopher “Chris” Smith [R-NJ4]
#2 19 Rep. Edward “Ed” Royce [R-CA39]
#3 18 Rep. Ted Poe [R-TX2]
#4 16 Rep. Steve Chabot [R-OH1]
#5 15 Rep. Paul Gosar [R-AZ4]
#5 15 Rep. Bob Goodlatte [R-VA6]
#5 15 Rep. James Sensenbrenner [R-WI5]
#8 14 Rep. Jason Chaffetz [R-UT3, 2009-2017]
#9 13 Rep. Martha McSally [R-AZ2]
#9 13 Rep. John Katko [R-NY24]
#9 13 Rep. Diane Black [R-TN6]
#12 12 Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen [R-FL27]
#13 11 Rep. Marsha Blackburn [R-TN7]
#13 11 Rep. Lou Barletta [R-PA11]
#13 11 Rep. Bill Shuster [R-PA9]
#16 10 Rep. Kevin Brady [R-TX8]
#16 10 Rep. Tom Price [R-GA6, 2005-2017]
#16 10 Rep. John Ratcliffe [R-TX4]
#16 10 Rep. Matt Salmon [R-AZ5, 2013-2016]
#20 9 Rep. Lamar Smith [R-TX21]
#20 9 Rep. Brett Guthrie [R-KY2]
#20 9 Rep. Michael Burgess [R-TX26]
#23 8 Rep. Peter “Pete” King [R-NY2]
#23 8 Rep. Carlos Curbelo [R-FL26]
#23 8 Rep. Renee Ellmers [R-NC2, 2011-2016]
#23 8 Rep. Doug Collins [R-GA9]
#23 8 Rep. Gus Bilirakis [R-FL12]
#23 8 Rep. Joseph Pitts [R-PA16, 1997-2016]
#23 8 Rep. Michael McCaul [R-TX10]
#30 7 Rep. Will Hurd [R-TX23]
#30 7 Rep. Scott Perry [R-PA4]
#30 7 Rep. Randy Hultgren [R-IL14]
#30 7 Rep. Duncan Hunter [R-CA50]
#30 7 Rep. Charles Boustany [R-LA3, 2013-2016]
#30 7 Rep. David “Phil” Roe [R-TN1]
#30 7 Rep. Chris Collins [R-NY27]
#30 7 Rep. Sam Johnson [R-TX3]
#30 7 Rep. Devin Nunes [R-CA22]
#39 6 Rep. Morgan Griffith [R-VA9]
#39 6 Rep. Brian Babin [R-TX36]
#39 6 Rep. Blaine Luetkemeyer [R-MO3]
#39 6 Rep. Steve King [R-IA4]
#39 6 Rep. Sean Duffy [R-WI7]
#39 6 Rep. Todd Rokita [R-IN4]
#39 6 Rep. Lynn Jenkins [R-KS2]
#39 6 Rep. Erik Paulsen [R-MN3]
#39 6 Rep. Richard Hanna [R-NY22, 2013-2016]
#39 6 Rep. Robert Latta [R-OH5]
#39 6 Rep. Jeff Denham [R-CA10]
#50 5 Rep. Darrell Issa [R-CA49]
#50 5 Rep. David Reichert [R-WA8]
#50 5 Rep. Barry Loudermilk [R-GA11]
#50 5 Rep. Markwayne Mullin [R-OK2]
#50 5 Sen. Todd Young [R-IN]
#50 5 Rep. Mike Pompeo [R-KS4, 2011-2017]
#50 5 Rep. Patrick “Pat” Tiberi [R-OH12]
#50 5 Rep. Pete Olson [R-TX22]
#50 5 Rep. Steven Palazzo [R-MS4]
#50 5 Rep. Don Young [R-AK0]
#50 5 Rep. Charles Dent [R-PA15]
#50 5 Rep. Chris Stewart [R-UT2]
#50 5 Rep. Michael Fitzpatrick [R-PA8, 2011-2016]
#50 5 Rep. Buddy Carter [R-GA1]
#50 5 Rep. Glenn Thompson [R-PA5]
#50 5 Rep. Scott Tipton [R-CO3]
#50 5 Rep. Joseph Heck [R-NV3, 2011-2016]
#50 5 Rep. Michael Conaway [R-TX11]
#68 4 Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers [R-WA5]
#68 4 Rep. David McKinley [R-WV1]
#68 4 Rep. Blake Farenthold [R-TX27]
#68 4 Rep. Richard Hudson [R-NC8]
#68 4 Rep. Leonard Lance [R-NJ7]
#68 4 Rep. Kristi Noem [R-SD0]
#68 4 Rep. Peter Roskam [R-IL6]
#68 4 Rep. Randy Forbes [R-VA4, 2001-2016]
#68 4 Rep. Elise Stefanik [R-NY21]
#68 4 Rep. Ted Yoho [R-FL3]
#68 4 Rep. Lee Zeldin [R-NY1]
#68 4 Rep. Jody Hice [R-GA10]
#68 4 Rep. Ralph Abraham [R-LA5]
#68 4 Rep. Bill Posey [R-FL8]
#68 4 Rep. Tom Marino [R-PA10]
#68 4 Rep. Daniel Donovan [R-NY11]
#68 4 Rep. Jeff Miller [R-FL1, 2001-2016]
#68 4 Rep. John Shimkus [R-IL15]
#68 4 Rep. Joe Barton [R-TX6]
#68 4 Rep. Susan Brooks [R-IN5]
#68 4 Rep. Virginia Foxx [R-NC5]
#68 4 Rep. Luke Messer [R-IN6]
#68 4 Rep. Pete Sessions [R-TX32]
#68 4 Rep. Tim Walberg [R-MI7]
#68 4 Rep. Vern Buchanan [R-FL16]
#68 4 Rep. Trent Franks [R-AZ8]
#94 3 Rep. Tom Reed [R-NY23]
#94 3 Rep. Paul Ryan [R-WI1]
#94 3 Rep. Bill Flores [R-TX17]
#94 3 Rep. Kevin Yoder [R-KS3]
#94 3 Rep. Bill Huizenga [R-MI2]
#94 3 Rep. Cynthia Lummis [R-WY0, 2009-2016]
#94 3 Rep. Robert Pittenger [R-NC9]
#94 3 Rep. Stevan “Steve” Pearce [R-NM2]
#94 3 Rep. John Kline [R-MN2, 2003-2016]
#94 3 Rep. David Young [R-IA3]
#94 3 Rep. Mike Coffman [R-CO6]
#94 3 Rep. Paul Cook [R-CA8]
#94 3 Rep. Doug LaMalfa [R-CA1]
#94 3 Rep. David “Dave” Brat [R-VA7]
#94 3 Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler [R-WA3]
#94 3 Rep. Gary Palmer [R-AL6]
#94 3 Rep. Jim Bridenstine [R-OK1]
#94 3 Rep. Adam Kinzinger [R-IL16]
#94 3 Rep. Larry Bucshon [R-IN8]
#94 3 Rep. Gregg Harper [R-MS3]
#94 3 Rep. Mike Bishop [R-MI8]
#94 3 Rep. Tom Cole [R-OK4]
#94 3 Rep. Garret Graves [R-LA6]
#94 3 Rep. Mac Thornberry [R-TX13]
#94 3 Rep. Steve Scalise [R-LA1]
#94 3 Rep. Raúl Labrador [R-ID1]
#94 3 Rep. Frank Guinta [R-NH1, 2015-2016]
#94 3 Rep. Mark Walker [R-NC6]
#94 3 Rep. Barbara Comstock [R-VA10]
#94 3 Rep. Mike Kelly [R-PA3]
#94 3 Rep. Christopher Gibson [R-NY19, 2013-2016]
#94 3 Rep. Rodney Davis [R-IL13]
#94 3 Rep. Jackie Walorski [R-IN2]
#94 3 Rep. Jeff Fortenberry [R-NE1]
#94 3 Rep. Fred Upton [R-MI6]
#94 3 Rep. John “Jimmy” Duncan [R-TN2]
#94 3 Rep. Alex Mooney [R-WV2]
#94 3 Rep. Patrick Meehan [R-PA7]
#94 3 Rep. Scott Garrett [R-NJ5, 2003-2016]
#94 3 Rep. Kevin McCarthy [R-CA23]
#134 2 Rep. Ken Buck [R-CO4]
#134 2 Rep. Steve Knight [R-CA25]
#134 2 Rep. Mimi Walters [R-CA45]
#134 2 Rep. Marlin Stutzman [R-IN3, 2010-2016]
#134 2 Rep. Reid Ribble [R-WI8, 2011-2016]
#134 2 Rep. Justin Amash [R-MI3]
#134 2 Rep. Kevin Cramer [R-ND0]
#134 2 Rep. George Holding [R-NC2]
#134 2 Rep. Trey Gowdy [R-SC4]
#134 2 Rep. Mick Mulvaney [R-SC5, 2011-2017]
#134 2 Rep. Scott DesJarlais [R-TN4]
#134 2 Rep. John Fleming [R-LA4, 2009-2016]
#134 2 Rep. Lynn Westmoreland [R-GA3, 2007-2016]
#134 2 Rep. Bradley Byrne [R-AL1]
#134 2 Rep. Brad Wenstrup [R-OH2]
#134 2 Rep. Dana Rohrabacher [R-CA48]
#134 2 Rep. Ryan Zinke [R-MT0, 2015-2017]
#134 2 Rep. Bob Dold [R-IL10, 2015-2016]
#134 2 Rep. Dave Trott [R-MI11]
#134 2 Rep. Bruce Poliquin [R-ME2]
#134 2 Rep. Bill Johnson [R-OH6]
#134 2 Rep. Tim Murphy [R-PA18]
#134 2 Rep. Randy Neugebauer [R-TX19, 2003-2016]
#134 2 Rep. Michael “Mike” Simpson [R-ID2]
#134 2 Rep. Sam Graves [R-MO6]
#134 2 Rep. Greg Walden [R-OR2]
#134 2 Rep. Michael Turner [R-OH10]
#134 2 Rep. Robert Wittman [R-VA1]
#134 2 Rep. Eric “Rick” Crawford [R-AR1]
#134 2 Rep. John Carter [R-TX31]
#134 2 Rep. Ann Wagner [R-MO2]
#134 2 Rep. Garland “Andy” Barr [R-KY6]
#134 2 Rep. Frank Lucas [R-OK3]
#134 2 Rep. Frank LoBiondo [R-NJ2]
#134 2 Rep. Dennis Ross [R-FL15]
#134 2 Rep. Rob Bishop [R-UT1]
#134 2 Rep. Doug Lamborn [R-CO5]
#134 2 Rep. Billy Long [R-MO7]
#134 2 Rep. Mark Amodei [R-NV2]
#134 2 Rep. Thomas Massie [R-KY4]
#134 2 Rep. Kenny Marchant [R-TX24]
#175 1 Rep. Bruce Westerman [R-AR4]
#175 1 Rep. Martha Roby [R-AL2]
#175 1 Rep. David Schweikert [R-AZ6]
#175 1 Rep. Robert Hurt [R-VA5, 2011-2016]
#175 1 Rep. Jeb Hensarling [R-TX5]
#175 1 Rep. Andy Harris [R-MD1]
#175 1 Rep. Dan Benishek [R-MI1, 2011-2016]
#175 1 Rep. Mia Love [R-UT4]
#175 1 Rep. Tom McClintock [R-CA4]
#175 1 Rep. Robert Aderholt [R-AL4]
#175 1 Rep. Mike Bost [R-IL12]
#175 1 Rep. Stephen Fincher [R-TN8, 2011-2016]
#175 1 Rep. Rick Allen [R-GA12]
#175 1 Rep. Tom MacArthur [R-NJ3]
#175 1 Rep. Tom Emmer [R-MN6]
#175 1 Rep. David Jolly [R-FL13, 2014-2016]
#175 1 Rep. John Moolenaar [R-MI4]
#175 1 Rep. James Renacci [R-OH16]
#175 1 Rep. Steve Stivers [R-OH15]
#175 1 Rep. Rob Woodall [R-GA7]
#175 1 Rep. Ken Calvert [R-CA42]
#175 1 Rep. Vicky Hartzler [R-MO4]
#175 1 Rep. Darin LaHood [R-IL18]
#175 1 Rep. Tom Rice [R-SC7]
#175 1 Rep. Keith Rothfus [R-PA12]
#175 1 Rep. Roger Williams [R-TX25]
#175 1 Rep. Randy Weber [R-TX14]
#175 1 Rep. Thomas Rooney [R-FL17]
#175 1 Rep. Ander Crenshaw [R-FL4, 2001-2016]
#175 1 Rep. John Culberson [R-TX7]
#175 1 Rep. Rod Blum [R-IA1]
#175 1 Rep. Joe Wilson [R-SC2]
#175 1 Rep. Walter Jones [R-NC3]
#175 1 Rep. Dan Newhouse [R-WA4]
#175 1 Rep. Richard Nugent [R-FL11, 2013-2016]
#175 1 Rep. Glenn Grothman [R-WI6]
#175 1 Rep. Evan Jenkins [R-WV3]
#175 1 Rep. Aumua Amata [R-AS0]
#175 1 Rep. Bob Gibbs [R-OH7]
#175 1 Rep. Jason Smith [R-MO8]
#215 0 Rep. Mo Brooks [R-AL5]
#215 0 Rep. Mario Diaz-Balart [R-FL25]
#215 0 Rep. Edward “Scott” Rigell [R-VA2, 2011-2016]
#215 0 Rep. Trent Kelly [R-MS1]
#215 0 Rep. Mark Meadows [R-NC11]
#215 0 Rep. Steve Russell [R-OK5]
#215 0 Rep. Charles “Chuck” Fleischmann [R-TN3]
#215 0 Rep. Jeff Duncan [R-SC3]
#215 0 Rep. Warren Davidson [R-OH8]
#215 0 Rep. Curtis “Curt” Clawson [R-FL19, 2014-2016]
#215 0 Rep. David Valadao [R-CA21]
#215 0 Rep. French Hill [R-AR2]
#215 0 Rep. David Joyce [R-OH14]
#215 0 Rep. Harold “Hal” Rogers [R-KY5]
#215 0 Rep. Tim Huelskamp [R-KS1, 2011-2016]
#215 0 Rep. Mike Rogers [R-AL3]
#215 0 Rep. Ron DeSantis [R-FL6]
#215 0 Rep. Cresent Hardy [R-NV4, 2015-2016]
#215 0 Rep. David Rouzer [R-NC7]
#215 0 Rep. Austin Scott [R-GA8]
#215 0 Rep. Daniel Webster [R-FL11]
#215 0 Rep. James Comer [R-KY1]
#215 0 Rep. John Mica [R-FL7, 1993-2016]
#215 0 Rep. Jim Jordan [R-OH4]
#215 0 Rep. Ryan Costello [R-PA6]
#215 0 Rep. Kay Granger [R-TX12]
#215 0 Rep. Tom Graves [R-GA14]
#215 0 Rep. Patrick McHenry [R-NC10]
#215 0 Rep. Steve Womack [R-AR3]
#215 0 Rep. Marshall “Mark” Sanford [R-SC1]
#215 0 Rep. Adrian Smith [R-NE3]
#215 0 Rep. Rodney Frelinghuysen [R-NJ11]
#215 0 Rep. Louie Gohmert [R-TX1]
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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.

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.