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. James Sensenbrenner [R-WI5]
#5 15 Rep. Paul Gosar [R-AZ4]
#5 15 Rep. Bob Goodlatte [R-VA6]
#8 14 Rep. Jason Chaffetz [R-UT3]
#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. Tom Price [R-GA6, 2005-2017]
#16 10 Rep. Matt Salmon [R-AZ5, 2013-2016]
#16 10 Rep. Kevin Brady [R-TX8]
#16 10 Rep. John Ratcliffe [R-TX4]
#20 9 Rep. Lamar Smith [R-TX21]
#20 9 Rep. Brett Guthrie [R-KY2]
#20 9 Rep. Michael Burgess [R-TX26]
#23 8 Rep. Gus Bilirakis [R-FL12]
#23 8 Rep. Joseph Pitts [R-PA16, 1997-2016]
#23 8 Rep. Michael McCaul [R-TX10]
#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]
#30 7 Rep. Scott Perry [R-PA4]
#30 7 Rep. Randy Hultgren [R-IL14]
#30 7 Rep. Sam Johnson [R-TX3]
#30 7 Rep. Devin Nunes [R-CA22]
#30 7 Rep. Will Hurd [R-TX23]
#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]
#39 6 Rep. Todd Rokita [R-IN4]
#39 6 Rep. Robert Latta [R-OH5]
#39 6 Rep. Jeff Denham [R-CA10]
#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. Lynn Jenkins [R-KS2]
#39 6 Rep. Erik Paulsen [R-MN3]
#39 6 Rep. Richard Hanna [R-NY22, 2013-2016]
#50 5 Rep. Markwayne Mullin [R-OK2]
#50 5 Sen. Todd Young [R-IN]
#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]
#50 5 Rep. Darrell Issa [R-CA49]
#50 5 Rep. David Reichert [R-WA8]
#50 5 Rep. Barry Loudermilk [R-GA11]
#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]
#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. 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]
#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. 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]
#94 3 Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler [R-WA3]
#94 3 Rep. David “Dave” Brat [R-VA7]
#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. 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]
#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. 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]
#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. 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]
#134 2 Rep. Ken Buck [R-CO4]
#134 2 Rep. Steve Knight [R-CA25]
#134 2 Rep. Mimi Walters [R-CA45]
#134 2 Rep. Reid Ribble [R-WI8, 2011-2016]
#134 2 Rep. Marlin Stutzman [R-IN3, 2010-2016]
#134 2 Rep. Kevin Cramer [R-ND0]
#134 2 Rep. Justin Amash [R-MI3]
#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. 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]
#175 1 Rep. Tom MacArthur [R-NJ3]
#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]
#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. David Jolly [R-FL13, 2014-2016]
#175 1 Rep. Tom Emmer [R-MN6]
#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. Roger Williams [R-TX25]
#175 1 Rep. Vicky Hartzler [R-MO4]
#175 1 Rep. Darin LaHood [R-IL18]
#175 1 Rep. Keith Rothfus [R-PA12]
#175 1 Rep. Tom Rice [R-SC7]
#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]
#215 0 Rep. Curtis “Curt” Clawson [R-FL19, 2014-2016]
#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. David Rouzer [R-NC7]
#215 0 Rep. Cresent Hardy [R-NV4, 2015-2016]
#215 0 Rep. Tom Graves [R-GA14]
#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]
#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. David Valadao [R-CA21]
#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. Patrick McHenry [R-NC10]
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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.