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2018 Report Cards
House Republicans / Joining Bipartisan Bills

These statistics dissect the legislative records of Members of Congress during the 115th Congress (Jan 3, 2017-Jan 3, 2019), as of Jan 20, 2019.

A higher or lower number below doesn’t necessarily make a legislator any better or worse, or more or less effective, than other Members of Congress. We present these statistics for you to understand the quantitative aspects of legislating and make your own judgements based on what legislative activities you think are important.

Keep in mind that there are many important aspects of being a legislator besides what can be measured, such as constituent services and performing oversight of the executive branch, which aren’t reflected here.

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Joining Bipartisan Bills

In this era of partisanship, it is encouraging to see Members of Congress working across the aisle. This is the percent of bills cosponsored by each legislator which were introduced by a member of the other party.

House Republicans
most often
#1 43.3% Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen [R-FL27, 2013-2018]
#2 37.8% Rep. Walter Jones [R-NC3, 1995-2019]
#3 36.2% Rep. Peter “Pete” King [R-NY2]
#4 35.9% Rep. Brian Fitzpatrick [R-PA1]
#5 35.4% Rep. Don Young [R-AK0]
#6 34.6% Commish. Jenniffer González-Colón [R-PR0]
#7 34.2% Rep. Frank LoBiondo [R-NJ2, 1995-2018]
#8 33.7% Rep. John Katko [R-NY24]
#9 33.6% Rep. Ryan Costello [R-PA6, 2015-2018]
#10 33.4% Rep. Leonard Lance [R-NJ7, 2009-2018]
#11 33.0% Rep. Daniel Donovan [R-NY11, 2015-2018]
#12 32.7% Rep. Tom MacArthur [R-NJ3, 2015-2018]
#13 32.5% Rep. John Faso [R-NY19, 2017-2018]
#14 31.7% Rep. Aumua Amata [R-AS0]
#15 31.5% Rep. Brian Mast [R-FL18]
#16 30.2% Rep. Carlos Curbelo [R-FL26, 2015-2018]
#17 29.9% Rep. Tom Reed [R-NY23]
#18 29.8% Rep. Mike Coffman [R-CO6, 2009-2018]
#19 29.7% Rep. Elise Stefanik [R-NY21]
#20 28.3% Rep. Barbara Comstock [R-VA10, 2015-2018]
#21 27.7% Rep. Christopher “Chris” Smith [R-NJ4]
#22 27.6% Rep. Ted Poe [R-TX2, 2005-2018]
#23 27.4% Rep. Greg Walden [R-OR2]
#24 27.0% Rep. David McKinley [R-WV1]
#25 26.8% Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler [R-WA3]
#26 26.5% Rep. Will Hurd [R-TX23]
#27 26.2% Rep. David Reichert [R-WA8, 2005-2018]
#28 26.1% Rep. Mario Diaz-Balart [R-FL25]
#29 26.0% Rep. Vern Buchanan [R-FL16]
#30 25.9% Rep. Edward “Ed” Royce [R-CA39, 2013-2018]
#31 25.0% Rep. Mia Love [R-UT4, 2015-2018]
#32 24.5% Rep. Peter Roskam [R-IL6, 2007-2018]
#33 24.1% Rep. Lee Zeldin [R-NY1]
#34 24.0% Rep. Paul Cook [R-CA8]
#35 23.8% Rep. Gus Bilirakis [R-FL12]
#36 23.6% Rep. Justin Amash [R-MI3]
#37 23.6% Rep. Michael “Mike” Simpson [R-ID2]
#38 23.3% Rep. Adam Kinzinger [R-IL16]
#39 23.2% Rep. Thomas Rooney [R-FL17, 2013-2018]
#40 22.9% Rep. Tom Marino [R-PA12, 2019-2019]
#41 22.6% Rep. Darrell Issa [R-CA49, 2003-2018]
#42 22.2% Rep. Tom Cole [R-OK4]
#43 22.0% Rep. David Joyce [R-OH14]
#44 21.4% Rep. Kay Granger [R-TX12]
#45 21.2% Rep. Jeff Fortenberry [R-NE1]
#46 21.2% Rep. Rodney Frelinghuysen [R-NJ11, 1995-2018]
#47 21.1% Rep. Rodney Davis [R-IL13]
#48 21.1% Rep. Jeff Denham [R-CA10, 2013-2018]
#49 20.8% Rep. Steve Russell [R-OK5, 2015-2018]
#50 20.7% Rep. Dana Rohrabacher [R-CA48, 2013-2018]
#51 20.5% Rep. Scott Taylor [R-VA2, 2017-2018]
#52 20.3% Rep. James Sensenbrenner [R-WI5]
#53 20.3% Rep. John Rutherford [R-FL4]
#54 20.0% Rep. Michael Turner [R-OH10]
#55 19.9% Rep. Bruce Poliquin [R-ME2, 2015-2018]
#56 19.7% Rep. Don Bacon [R-NE2]
#57 19.6% Rep. Robert Wittman [R-VA1]
#58 19.5% Rep. Thomas Massie [R-KY4]
#59 19.3% Rep. Steve Stivers [R-OH15]
#60 19.2% Rep. Rob Woodall [R-GA7]
#61 19.1% Rep. Susan Brooks [R-IN5]
#62 19.1% Rep. Mark Amodei [R-NV2]
#63 18.9% Rep. David Valadao [R-CA21, 2013-2018]
#64 18.9% Rep. Steve Knight [R-CA25, 2015-2018]
#65 18.6% Rep. Glenn Thompson [R-PA15]
#66 18.5% Rep. Scott Tipton [R-CO3]
#67 18.5% Rep. Fred Upton [R-MI6]
#68 18.2% Rep. Jack Bergman [R-MI1]
#69 18.2% Rep. Mike Bost [R-IL12]
#70 18.2% Rep. Marshall “Mark” Sanford [R-SC1, 2013-2018]
#71 18.1% Rep. Chris Collins [R-NY27]
#72 17.7% Rep. Erik Paulsen [R-MN3, 2009-2018]
#73 17.7% Rep. Claudia Tenney [R-NY22, 2017-2018]
#74 17.6% Rep. David Young [R-IA3, 2015-2018]
#75 17.6% Rep. Randy Hultgren [R-IL14, 2011-2018]
#76 17.4% Rep. Mike Gallagher [R-WI8]
#77 17.4% Rep. Markwayne Mullin [R-OK2]
#78 17.3% Rep. Kevin Yoder [R-KS3, 2011-2018]
#79 17.1% Rep. Jason Lewis [R-MN2, 2017-2018]
#80 17.0% Sen. Martha McSally [R-AZ]
#81 16.9% Rep. Jackie Walorski [R-IN2]
#82 16.7% Rep. Francis Rooney [R-FL19]
#83 16.6% Rep. Steve Chabot [R-OH1]
#84 16.5% Rep. Luke Messer [R-IN6, 2013-2018]
#85 16.3% Rep. Matt Gaetz [R-FL1]
#86 16.2% Rep. Ted Yoho [R-FL3]
#87 16.1% Rep. John “Jimmy” Duncan [R-TN2, 1988-2018]
#87 16.1% Rep. John Moolenaar [R-MI4]
#89 16.1% Rep. Ann Wagner [R-MO2]
#90 16.0% Rep. Bill Shuster [R-PA9, 2001-2018]
#91 15.7% Rep. Michael McCaul [R-TX10]
#92 15.6% Rep. Bill Posey [R-FL8]
#93 15.5% Rep. Jim Banks [R-IN3]
#94 15.5% Rep. Dennis Ross [R-FL15, 2013-2018]
#95 15.2% Rep. Duncan Hunter [R-CA50]
#96 15.1% Rep. Mimi Walters [R-CA45, 2015-2018]
#97 15.1% Rep. Mike Kelly [R-PA16]
#98 15.0% Rep. Michael Burgess [R-TX26]
#99 14.9% Rep. Joe Barton [R-TX6, 1985-2018]
#100 14.9% Rep. John Shimkus [R-IL15]
#101 14.6% Rep. Mac Thornberry [R-TX13]
#102 14.5% Rep. Patrick McHenry [R-NC10]
#103 14.4% Rep. Garret Graves [R-LA6]
#104 14.4% Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers [R-WA5]
#105 14.4% Rep. Rob Bishop [R-UT1]
#106 14.3% Rep. Daniel Webster [R-FL11]
#107 14.1% Rep. James Renacci [R-OH16, 2011-2018]
#108 14.1% Rep. Joe Wilson [R-SC2]
#109 13.9% Rep. Morgan Griffith [R-VA9]
#110 13.8% Rep. Doug Lamborn [R-CO5]
#111 13.8% Rep. Dave Trott [R-MI11, 2015-2018]
#112 13.8% Rep. Lloyd Smucker [R-PA11]
#113 13.6% Rep. Harold “Hal” Rogers [R-KY5]
#114 13.4% Rep. Bob Goodlatte [R-VA6, 1993-2018]
#115 13.4% Rep. Stevan “Steve” Pearce [R-NM2, 2011-2018]
#116 13.3% Rep. Lynn Jenkins [R-KS2, 2009-2018]
#117 13.2% Rep. David Schweikert [R-AZ6]
#118 13.2% Rep. John Carter [R-TX31]
#119 13.1% Rep. Dan Newhouse [R-WA4]
#120 13.1% Rep. Kevin Brady [R-TX8]
#121 13.1% Rep. Lou Barletta [R-PA11, 2011-2018]
#122 13.0% Rep. Trey Hollingsworth [R-IN9]
#123 12.8% Rep. John Culberson [R-TX7, 2001-2018]
#124 12.7% Rep. Rod Blum [R-IA1, 2015-2018]
#125 12.6% Rep. Thomas Garrett [R-VA5, 2017-2018]
#126 12.6% Rep. Paul Mitchell [R-MI10]
#127 12.5% Rep. Glenn Grothman [R-WI6]
#128 12.1% Rep. Alex Mooney [R-WV2]
#129 12.1% Rep. Randy Weber [R-TX14]
#130 11.9% Sen. Marsha Blackburn [R-TN]
#131 11.9% Rep. Gregg Harper [R-MS3, 2009-2018]
#132 11.9% Rep. Brett Guthrie [R-KY2]
#133 11.8% Rep. Mark Meadows [R-NC11]
#134 11.7% Rep. Tom Emmer [R-MN6]
#135 11.7% Rep. Liz Cheney [R-WY0]
#136 11.6% Rep. French Hill [R-AR2]
#137 11.6% Rep. Ken Calvert [R-CA42]
#138 11.6% Rep. Charles “Chuck” Fleischmann [R-TN3]
#139 11.5% Rep. Trey Gowdy [R-SC4, 2011-2018]
#140 11.5% Rep. Bradley Byrne [R-AL1]
#141 11.4% Rep. Mike Bishop [R-MI8, 2015-2018]
#142 11.4% Rep. Sam Graves [R-MO6]
#143 11.3% Rep. Austin Scott [R-GA8]
#144 11.3% Rep. Michael Conaway [R-TX11]
#145 11.2% Rep. Pete Olson [R-TX22]
#146 11.1% Rep. Raúl Labrador [R-ID1, 2011-2018]
#147 10.7% Rep. John Ratcliffe [R-TX4]
#148 10.7% Rep. Roger Marshall [R-KS1]
#149 10.6% Rep. Bill Johnson [R-OH6]
#150 10.6% Rep. Tom McClintock [R-CA4]
#151 10.5% Rep. Blaine Luetkemeyer [R-MO3]
#152 10.4% Rep. Garland “Andy” Barr [R-KY6]
#152 10.4% Rep. Doug LaMalfa [R-CA1]
#154 10.4% Rep. Trent Kelly [R-MS1]
#155 10.3% Rep. Brad Wenstrup [R-OH2]
#156 10.3% Rep. Chris Stewart [R-UT2]
#157 10.3% Sen. Kevin Cramer [R-ND]
#158 10.2% Rep. Sam Johnson [R-TX3, 1991-2018]
#159 10.2% Rep. Diane Black [R-TN6, 2011-2018]
#160 10.1% Rep. Sean Duffy [R-WI7]
#161 10.1% Rep. Keith Rothfus [R-PA12, 2013-2018]
#162 10.0% Rep. Darin LaHood [R-IL18]
#162 10.0% Rep. Devin Nunes [R-CA22]
#164 10.0% Rep. Vicky Hartzler [R-MO4]
#165 9.9% Rep. Kenny Marchant [R-TX24]
#166 9.9% Rep. Bruce Westerman [R-AR4]
#167 9.8% Rep. John Curtis [R-UT3]
#167 9.8% Rep. Martha Roby [R-AL2]
#169 9.4% Rep. Buddy Carter [R-GA1]
#170 9.3% Rep. Greg Gianforte [R-MT0]
#171 9.2% Rep. Doug Collins [R-GA9]
#172 9.2% Rep. Andy Harris [R-MD1]
#173 9.1% Rep. Kevin McCarthy [R-CA23]
#174 9.0% Rep. David Kustoff [R-TN8]
#175 9.0% Rep. Larry Bucshon [R-IN8]
#176 9.0% Rep. Jodey Arrington [R-TX19]
#177 8.9% Rep. Drew Ferguson [R-GA3]
#178 8.9% Rep. Robert Latta [R-OH5]
#179 8.9% Rep. Mo Brooks [R-AL5]
#180 8.7% Rep. Paul Gosar [R-AZ4]
#181 8.6% Rep. Lamar Smith [R-TX21, 1987-2018]
#182 8.5% Rep. James Comer [R-KY1]
#183 8.5% Rep. Scott Perry [R-PA10]
#184 8.5% Rep. Karen Handel [R-GA6, 2017-2018]
#185 8.4% Rep. Pete Sessions [R-TX32, 2003-2018]
#186 8.4% Rep. Tom Rice [R-SC7]
#187 8.3% Rep. Ken Buck [R-CO4]
#187 8.3% Rep. Eric “Rick” Crawford [R-AR1]
#189 8.3% Rep. Roger Williams [R-TX25]
#190 8.0% Rep. Tim Walberg [R-MI7]
#191 7.9% Rep. Jim Jordan [R-OH4]
#192 7.8% Rep. Billy Long [R-MO7]
#193 7.8% Rep. David “Phil” Roe [R-TN1]
#194 7.6% Rep. George Holding [R-NC2]
#195 7.6% Rep. Ted Budd [R-NC13]
#196 7.5% Rep. Clay Higgins [R-LA3]
#197 7.4% Rep. Rick Allen [R-GA12]
#198 7.2% Rep. Neal Dunn [R-FL2]
#199 7.1% Rep. Bill Huizenga [R-MI2]
#200 7.1% Rep. Bob Gibbs [R-OH7]
#200 7.1% Rep. Steven Palazzo [R-MS4]
#202 7.0% Rep. Jason Smith [R-MO8]
#203 6.9% Rep. Louie Gohmert [R-TX1]
#204 6.8% Rep. Mark Walker [R-NC6]
#205 6.8% Rep. Todd Rokita [R-IN4, 2011-2018]
#206 6.6% Rep. Richard Hudson [R-NC8]
#207 6.5% Rep. Bill Flores [R-TX17]
#208 6.4% Rep. David “Dave” Brat [R-VA7, 2014-2018]
#209 6.0% Rep. Tom Graves [R-GA14]
#210 5.9% Rep. Ralph Norman [R-SC5]
#211 5.9% Rep. Brian Babin [R-TX36]
#212 5.7% Rep. Frank Lucas [R-OK3]
#213 5.7% Rep. David Rouzer [R-NC7]
#214 5.7% Rep. Jody Hice [R-GA10]
#215 5.6% Rep. Ron Estes [R-KS4]
#215 5.6% Rep. Robert Pittenger [R-NC9, 2013-2018]
#217 5.5% Rep. Andy Biggs [R-AZ5]
#218 5.4% Rep. Steve Womack [R-AR3]
#219 5.3% Rep. Jeb Hensarling [R-TX5, 2003-2018]
#219 5.3% Rep. Mike Johnson [R-LA4]
#221 5.1% Rep. Ralph Abraham [R-LA5]
#222 5.1% Rep. Scott DesJarlais [R-TN4]
#223 4.9% Rep. Steve King [R-IA4]
#224 4.9% Rep. Kristi Noem [R-SD0, 2011-2018]
#225 4.8% Rep. Robert Aderholt [R-AL4]
#226 4.7% Rep. Jeff Duncan [R-SC3]
#227 4.2% Rep. Warren Davidson [R-OH8]
#228 4.1% Rep. Mike Rogers [R-AL3]
#229 4.1% Rep. Virginia Foxx [R-NC5]
#230 3.6% Rep. Michael Cloud [R-TX27]
#231 3.1% Rep. Debbie Lesko [R-AZ8]
#232 3.1% Rep. Barry Loudermilk [R-GA11]
#233 2.7% Rep. Adrian Smith [R-NE3]
#234 1.9% Rep. Steve Scalise [R-LA1]
#235 1.1% Rep. Gary Palmer [R-AL6]
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Only Democratic and Republican Members of Congress who cosponsored more than 10 bills and resolutions are included in this statistic.

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 115th Congress) was the 115th Congress (freshmen) or 114th (sophomores). Members of Congress who took office within the last few months of a Congress are considered freshmen in the next Congress as well.