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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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Government Transparency

GovTrack looked at whether legislators supported any of the government transparency bills that we identified in the 114th Congress. We gave a score to each legislator based on one point for cosponsoring and three points for sponsoring any of these bills.

House Republicans
most supportive
#1 10 Rep. Walter Jones [R-NC3]
#2 8 Rep. David “Dave” Brat [R-VA7]
#3 7 Rep. Justin Amash [R-MI3]
#3 7 Rep. Jason Chaffetz [R-UT3, 2009-2017]
#5 6 Rep. Elise Stefanik [R-NY21]
#6 5 Rep. Bill Posey [R-FL8]
#6 5 Rep. Tim Walberg [R-MI7]
#6 5 Rep. Paul Gosar [R-AZ4]
#6 5 Rep. Darrell Issa [R-CA49]
#10 4 Rep. Mick Mulvaney [R-SC5, 2011-2017]
#10 4 Rep. Barry Loudermilk [R-GA11]
#10 4 Rep. Darin LaHood [R-IL18]
#10 4 Rep. Buddy Carter [R-GA1]
#10 4 Rep. John “Jimmy” Duncan [R-TN2]
#10 4 Rep. Luke Messer [R-IN6]
#16 3 Rep. Blaine Luetkemeyer [R-MO3]
#16 3 Rep. Leonard Lance [R-NJ7]
#16 3 Rep. Peter Roskam [R-IL6]
#16 3 Rep. Mark Walker [R-NC6]
#16 3 Rep. Eric “Rick” Crawford [R-AR1]
#16 3 Rep. Thomas Massie [R-KY4]
#16 3 Rep. Blake Farenthold [R-TX27]
#23 2 Rep. Tom Emmer [R-MN6]
#23 2 Rep. John Moolenaar [R-MI4]
#23 2 Rep. Steve Stivers [R-OH15]
#23 2 Rep. Pete Olson [R-TX22]
#23 2 Rep. Brian Babin [R-TX36]
#23 2 Rep. Scott DesJarlais [R-TN4]
#23 2 Rep. Mike Bost [R-IL12]
#23 2 Rep. Bradley Byrne [R-AL1]
#23 2 Rep. Larry Bucshon [R-IN8]
#23 2 Rep. Bob Dold [R-IL10, 2015-2016]
#23 2 Rep. Ted Yoho [R-FL3]
#23 2 Rep. David Rouzer [R-NC7]
#23 2 Rep. Jody Hice [R-GA10]
#23 2 Rep. Barbara Comstock [R-VA10]
#23 2 Rep. Rodney Davis [R-IL13]
#23 2 Rep. Marshall “Mark” Sanford [R-SC1]
#23 2 Rep. Pete Sessions [R-TX32]
#23 2 Rep. Billy Long [R-MO7]
#23 2 Rep. Mark Amodei [R-NV2]
#23 2 Rep. Trent Franks [R-AZ8]
#23 2 Rep. Michael McCaul [R-TX10]
#23 2 Rep. Martha McSally [R-AZ2]
#23 2 Rep. Marlin Stutzman [R-IN3, 2010-2016]
#23 2 Rep. Morgan Griffith [R-VA9]
#23 2 Rep. Reid Ribble [R-WI8, 2011-2016]
#23 2 Rep. Edward “Scott” Rigell [R-VA2, 2011-2016]
#49 1 Rep. Gregg Harper [R-MS3]
#49 1 Rep. David Jolly [R-FL13, 2014-2016]
#49 1 Rep. Mike Bishop [R-MI8]
#49 1 Rep. Ralph Abraham [R-LA5]
#49 1 Rep. Mac Thornberry [R-TX13]
#49 1 Rep. James Renacci [R-OH16]
#49 1 Rep. Bill Johnson [R-OH6]
#49 1 Rep. Lou Barletta [R-PA11]
#49 1 Rep. Tim Murphy [R-PA18]
#49 1 Rep. Jeb Hensarling [R-TX5]
#49 1 Rep. Kevin Cramer [R-ND0]
#49 1 Rep. Mark Meadows [R-NC11]
#49 1 Rep. Robert Pittenger [R-NC9]
#49 1 Rep. Richard Hudson [R-NC8]
#49 1 Rep. Will Hurd [R-TX23]
#49 1 Rep. Stevan “Steve” Pearce [R-NM2]
#49 1 Rep. John Katko [R-NY24]
#49 1 Rep. Lamar Smith [R-TX21]
#49 1 Rep. Jeff Duncan [R-SC3]
#49 1 Rep. Mike Coffman [R-CO6]
#49 1 Rep. David Young [R-IA3]
#49 1 Rep. John Fleming [R-LA4, 2009-2016]
#49 1 Rep. Rick Allen [R-GA12]
#49 1 Rep. Carlos Curbelo [R-FL26]
#49 1 Rep. Sean Duffy [R-WI7]
#49 1 Rep. Doug LaMalfa [R-CA1]
#49 1 Rep. David Valadao [R-CA21]
#49 1 Rep. Curtis “Curt” Clawson [R-FL19, 2014-2016]
#49 1 Rep. Lynn Westmoreland [R-GA3, 2007-2016]
#49 1 Rep. Scott Perry [R-PA4]
#49 1 Rep. Jim Bridenstine [R-OK1]
#49 1 Rep. Adam Kinzinger [R-IL16]
#49 1 Rep. Randy Hultgren [R-IL14]
#49 1 Rep. Cresent Hardy [R-NV4, 2015-2016]
#49 1 Rep. Ken Calvert [R-CA42]
#49 1 Rep. Keith Rothfus [R-PA12]
#49 1 Rep. Steven Palazzo [R-MS4]
#49 1 Rep. Raúl Labrador [R-ID1]
#49 1 Rep. Frank Guinta [R-NH1, 2015-2016]
#49 1 Rep. Tom Rice [R-SC7]
#49 1 Rep. Jeff Miller [R-FL1, 2001-2016]
#49 1 Rep. Thomas Rooney [R-FL17]
#49 1 Rep. John Ratcliffe [R-TX4]
#49 1 Rep. Mike Kelly [R-PA3]
#49 1 Rep. Bob Goodlatte [R-VA6]
#49 1 Rep. Sam Graves [R-MO6]
#49 1 Rep. Christopher Gibson [R-NY19, 2013-2016]
#49 1 Rep. Doug Collins [R-GA9]
#49 1 Rep. Rod Blum [R-IA1]
#49 1 Rep. Michael Fitzpatrick [R-PA8, 2011-2016]
#49 1 Rep. Joe Wilson [R-SC2]
#49 1 Rep. Fred Upton [R-MI6]
#49 1 Rep. Robert Wittman [R-VA1]
#49 1 Rep. Jeff Denham [R-CA10]
#49 1 Rep. Scott Tipton [R-CO3]
#49 1 Rep. Richard Nugent [R-FL11, 2013-2016]
#49 1 Rep. Matt Salmon [R-AZ5, 2013-2016]
#49 1 Rep. Ann Wagner [R-MO2]
#49 1 Rep. Rob Bishop [R-UT1]
#49 1 Rep. James Sensenbrenner [R-WI5]
#49 1 Rep. Dennis Ross [R-FL15]
#49 1 Rep. Doug Lamborn [R-CO5]
#49 1 Rep. Scott Garrett [R-NJ5, 2003-2016]
#49 1 Rep. Louie Gohmert [R-TX1]
#49 1 Rep. Ted Poe [R-TX2]
#49 1 Rep. Ken Buck [R-CO4]
#49 1 Rep. Tom Reed [R-NY23]
#49 1 Rep. Mo Brooks [R-AL5]
#49 1 Rep. David Schweikert [R-AZ6]
#49 1 Rep. Paul Ryan [R-WI1]
#49 1 Rep. Robert Hurt [R-VA5, 2011-2016]
#49 1 Rep. Kevin Yoder [R-KS3]
#121 0 Rep. Lynn Jenkins [R-KS2]
#121 0 Rep. Dave Trott [R-MI11]
#121 0 Rep. Tom Cole [R-OK4]
#121 0 Rep. Bruce Poliquin [R-ME2]
#121 0 Rep. Garret Graves [R-LA6]
#121 0 Rep. Duncan Hunter [R-CA50]
#121 0 Rep. Mike Pompeo [R-KS4, 2011-2017]
#121 0 Rep. Patrick “Pat” Tiberi [R-OH12]
#121 0 Rep. Steve Scalise [R-LA1]
#121 0 Rep. Tom Marino [R-PA10]
#121 0 Rep. Rob Woodall [R-GA7]
#121 0 Rep. Erik Paulsen [R-MN3]
#121 0 Rep. Trent Kelly [R-MS1]
#121 0 Rep. Andy Harris [R-MD1]
#121 0 Rep. Bill Huizenga [R-MI2]
#121 0 Rep. Dan Benishek [R-MI1, 2011-2016]
#121 0 Rep. Steve Chabot [R-OH1]
#121 0 Rep. Cynthia Lummis [R-WY0, 2009-2016]
#121 0 Rep. George Holding [R-NC2]
#121 0 Rep. Mia Love [R-UT4]
#121 0 Rep. Steve Russell [R-OK5]
#121 0 Rep. Tom McClintock [R-CA4]
#121 0 Rep. Trey Gowdy [R-SC4]
#121 0 Rep. Kristi Noem [R-SD0]
#121 0 Rep. David Reichert [R-WA8]
#121 0 Rep. Robert Aderholt [R-AL4]
#121 0 Rep. John Kline [R-MN2, 2003-2016]
#121 0 Rep. Steve King [R-IA4]
#121 0 Rep. Charles “Chuck” Fleischmann [R-TN3]
#121 0 Rep. Christopher “Chris” Smith [R-NJ4]
#121 0 Rep. Marsha Blackburn [R-TN7]
#121 0 Rep. Diane Black [R-TN6]
#121 0 Rep. Stephen Fincher [R-TN8, 2011-2016]
#121 0 Rep. Randy Forbes [R-VA4, 2001-2016]
#121 0 Rep. Paul Cook [R-CA8]
#121 0 Rep. Warren Davidson [R-OH8]
#121 0 Rep. Brett Guthrie [R-KY2]
#121 0 Rep. Kevin Brady [R-TX8]
#121 0 Rep. Tom Price [R-GA6, 2005-2017]
#121 0 Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler [R-WA3]
#121 0 Rep. Gary Palmer [R-AL6]
#121 0 Rep. French Hill [R-AR2]
#121 0 Rep. Markwayne Mullin [R-OK2]
#121 0 Rep. David Joyce [R-OH14]
#121 0 Rep. Brad Wenstrup [R-OH2]
#121 0 Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen [R-FL27]
#121 0 Rep. Harold “Hal” Rogers [R-KY5]
#121 0 Rep. Dana Rohrabacher [R-CA48]
#121 0 Rep. Mike Rogers [R-AL3]
#121 0 Rep. Ryan Zinke [R-MT0, 2015-2017]
#121 0 Sen. Todd Young [R-IN]
#121 0 Rep. Tim Huelskamp [R-KS1, 2011-2016]
#121 0 Rep. Todd Rokita [R-IN4]
#121 0 Rep. Tom MacArthur [R-NJ3]
#121 0 Rep. Ron DeSantis [R-FL6]
#121 0 Rep. Lee Zeldin [R-NY1]
#121 0 Rep. Vicky Hartzler [R-MO4]
#121 0 Rep. Daniel Webster [R-FL11]
#121 0 Rep. Austin Scott [R-GA8]
#121 0 Rep. Michael Burgess [R-TX26]
#121 0 Rep. Daniel Donovan [R-NY11]
#121 0 Rep. James Comer [R-KY1]
#121 0 Rep. Charles Boustany [R-LA3, 2013-2016]
#121 0 Rep. Roger Williams [R-TX25]
#121 0 Rep. Randy Weber [R-TX14]
#121 0 Rep. Randy Neugebauer [R-TX19, 2003-2016]
#121 0 Rep. John Mica [R-FL7, 1993-2016]
#121 0 Rep. Don Young [R-AK0]
#121 0 Rep. John Shimkus [R-IL15]
#121 0 Rep. Michael “Mike” Simpson [R-ID2]
#121 0 Rep. David “Phil” Roe [R-TN1]
#121 0 Rep. Ander Crenshaw [R-FL4, 2001-2016]
#121 0 Rep. John Culberson [R-TX7]
#121 0 Rep. Chris Collins [R-NY27]
#121 0 Rep. Jim Jordan [R-OH4]
#121 0 Rep. Ryan Costello [R-PA6]
#121 0 Rep. Joe Barton [R-TX6]
#121 0 Rep. Kay Granger [R-TX12]
#121 0 Rep. Bill Shuster [R-PA9]
#121 0 Rep. Richard Hanna [R-NY22, 2013-2016]
#121 0 Rep. Renee Ellmers [R-NC2, 2011-2016]
#121 0 Rep. Susan Brooks [R-IN5]
#121 0 Rep. Jackie Walorski [R-IN2]
#121 0 Rep. Jeff Fortenberry [R-NE1]
#121 0 Rep. Charles Dent [R-PA15]
#121 0 Rep. Chris Stewart [R-UT2]
#121 0 Rep. Virginia Foxx [R-NC5]
#121 0 Rep. Patrick McHenry [R-NC10]
#121 0 Rep. Edward “Ed” Royce [R-CA39]
#121 0 Rep. Tom Graves [R-GA14]
#121 0 Rep. Greg Walden [R-OR2]
#121 0 Rep. Sam Johnson [R-TX3]
#121 0 Rep. Michael Turner [R-OH10]
#121 0 Rep. Robert Latta [R-OH5]
#121 0 Rep. Gus Bilirakis [R-FL12]
#121 0 Rep. Glenn Thompson [R-PA5]
#121 0 Rep. Devin Nunes [R-CA22]
#121 0 Rep. Dan Newhouse [R-WA4]
#121 0 Rep. Steve Womack [R-AR3]
#121 0 Rep. John Carter [R-TX31]
#121 0 Rep. Glenn Grothman [R-WI6]
#121 0 Rep. Evan Jenkins [R-WV3]
#121 0 Rep. Alex Mooney [R-WV2]
#121 0 Rep. Aumua Amata [R-AS0]
#121 0 Rep. Bob Gibbs [R-OH7]
#121 0 Rep. Garland “Andy” Barr [R-KY6]
#121 0 Rep. Patrick Meehan [R-PA7]
#121 0 Rep. Frank LoBiondo [R-NJ2]
#121 0 Rep. Frank Lucas [R-OK3]
#121 0 Rep. Jason Smith [R-MO8]
#121 0 Rep. Adrian Smith [R-NE3]
#121 0 Rep. Kevin McCarthy [R-CA23]
#121 0 Rep. Vern Buchanan [R-FL16]
#121 0 Rep. Rodney Frelinghuysen [R-NJ11]
#121 0 Rep. Joseph Heck [R-NV3, 2011-2016]
#121 0 Rep. Joseph Pitts [R-PA16, 1997-2016]
#121 0 Rep. Michael Conaway [R-TX11]
#121 0 Rep. Kenny Marchant [R-TX24]
#121 0 Rep. Bruce Westerman [R-AR4]
#121 0 Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers [R-WA5]
#121 0 Rep. Mimi Walters [R-CA45]
#121 0 Rep. Steve Knight [R-CA25]
#121 0 Rep. Martha Roby [R-AL2]
#121 0 Rep. Peter “Pete” King [R-NY2]
#121 0 Rep. David McKinley [R-WV1]
#121 0 Rep. Mario Diaz-Balart [R-FL25]
#121 0 Rep. Bill Flores [R-TX17]
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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.