The Freedom Index: A Congressional Scorecard Based on the U.S. Constitution rates congressmen based on their adherence to constitutional principles of limited government, fiscal responsibility, national sovereignty, and a traditional foreign policy of avoiding foreign entanglements. The percentages below are cumulative scores based on key votes from 1999 to 2014.

Current Members of the 113th Congress


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Alabama

Sen. Richard Shelby - 64%
Sen. Jefferson Sessions - 71%
Dist.1: Bradley Byrne - 55%
Dist.2: Martha Roby - 58%
Dist.3: Mike Rogers - 53%
Dist.4: Robert Aderholt - 57%
Dist.5: Mo Brooks - 71%
Dist.6: Spencer Bachus - 52%
Dist.7: Terri Sewell - 14%

Alaska

Sen. Mark Begich - 14%
Sen. Lisa Murkowski - 49%
Dist.: Don Young - 56%

Arizona

Sen. John McCain - 63%
Sen. Jeff Flake - 80%
Dist.1: Ann Kirkpatrick - 21%
Dist.2: Ron Barber - 10%
Dist.3: Raul Grijalva - 30%
Dist.4: Paul Gosar - 76%
Dist.5: Matt Salmon - 73%
Dist.6: David Schweikert - 82%
Dist.7: Ed Pastor - 22%
Dist.8: Trent Franks - 75%
Dist.9: Kyrsten Sinema - 13%

Arkansas

Sen. Mark Pryor - 19%
Sen. John Boozman - 55%
Dist.1: Eric Crawford - 60%
Dist.2: Tim Griffin - 61%
Dist.3: Steve Womack - 55%
Dist.4: Tom Cotton - 63%

California

Sen. Dianne Feinstein - 12%
Sen. Barbara Boxer - 13%
Dist.1: Doug LaMalfa - 60%
Dist.2: Jared Huffman - 30%
Dist.3: John Garamendi - 13%
Dist.4: Tom McClintock - 91%
Dist.5: Mike Thompson - 20%
Dist.6: Doris Matsui - 20%
Dist.7: Ami Bera - 10%
Dist.8: Paul Cook - 53%
Dist.9: Jerry McNerney - 15%
Dist.10: Jeff Denham - 57%
Dist.11: George Miller - 24%
Dist.12: Nancy Pelosi - 17%
Dist.13: Barbara Lee - 28%
Dist.14: Jackie Speier - 24%
Dist.15: Eric Swalwell - 33%
Dist.16: Jim Costa - 18%
Dist.17: Michael Honda - 23%
Dist.18: Anna Eshoo - 20%
Dist.19: Zoe Lofgren - 24%
Dist.20: Sam Farr - 21%
Dist.21: David Valadao - 36%
Dist.22: Devin Nunes - 54%
Dist.23: Kevin McCarthy - 65%
Dist.24: Lois Capps - 21%
Dist.25: Howard McKeon - 51%
Dist.26: Julia Brownley - 13%
Dist.27: Judy Chu - 23%
Dist.28: Adam Schiff - 19%
Dist.29: Tony Cardenas - 32%
Dist.30: Brad Sherman - 20%
Dist.31: Gary Miller - 60%
Dist.32: Grace Napolitano - 23%
Dist.33: Henry Waxman - 19%
Dist.34: Xavier Becerra - 20%
Dist.35: Gloria Negrete McLeod - 33%
Dist.36: Raul Ruiz - 20%
Dist.37: Karen Bass - 24%
Dist.38: Linda Sanchez - 25%
Dist.39: Edward Royce - 72%
Dist.40: Lucille Roybal-Allard - 21%
Dist.41: Mark Takano - 30%
Dist.42: Ken Calvert - 51%
Dist.43: Maxine Waters - 27%
Dist.44: Janice Hahn - 32%
Dist.45: John Campbell - 70%
Dist.46: Loretta Sanchez - 26%
Dist.47: Alan Lowenthal - 30%
Dist.48: Dana Rohrabacher - 76%
Dist.49: Darrell Issa - 52%
Dist.50: Duncan Hunter - 73%
Dist.51: Juan Vargas - 30%
Dist.52: Scott Peters - 16%
Dist.53: Susan Davis - 17%

Colorado

Sen. Mark Udall - 20%
Sen. Michael Bennet - 9%
Dist.1: Diana DeGette - 20%
Dist.2: Jared Polis - 25%
Dist.3: Scott Tipton - 76%
Dist.4: Cory Gardner - 70%
Dist.5: Doug Lamborn - 77%
Dist.6: Mike Coffman - 74%
Dist.7: Ed Perlmutter - 16%

Connecticut

Sen. Richard Blumenthal - 10%
Sen. Christopher Murphy - 14%
Dist.1: John Larson - 22%
Dist.2: Joe Courtney - 18%
Dist.3: Rosa DeLauro - 20%
Dist.4: James Himes - 12%
Dist.5: Elizabeth Esty - 26%

Delaware

Sen. Chris Coons - 10%
Sen. Thomas Carper - 14%
Dist.: John Carney - 13%

Florida

Sen. Marco Rubio - 78%
Sen. Bill Nelson - 13%
Dist.1: Jeff Miller - 68%
Dist.2: Steve Southerland - 68%
Dist.3: Ted Yoho - 73%
Dist.4: Ander Crenshaw - 52%
Dist.5: Corrine Brown - 20%
Dist.6: Ron DeSantis - 80%
Dist.7: John Mica - 57%
Dist.8: Bill Posey - 88%
Dist.9: Alan Grayson - 26%
Dist.10: Daniel Webster - 62%
Dist.11: Richard Nugent - 68%
Dist.12: Gus Bilirakis - 61%
Dist.14: Kathy Castor - 12%
Dist.15: Dennis Ross - 72%
Dist.16: Vern Buchanan - 57%
Dist.17: Thomas Rooney - 72%
Dist.18: Patrick Murphy - 20%
Dist.20: Alcee Hastings - 23%
Dist.21: Theodore Deutch - 16%
Dist.22: Lois Frankel - 27%
Dist.23: Debbie Wasserman Schultz - 15%
Dist.24: Frederica Wilson - 23%
Dist.25: Mario Diaz-Balart - 45%
Dist.26: Joe Garcia - 13%
Dist.27: Ileana Ros-Lehtinen - 41%

Georgia

Sen. Saxby Chambliss - 58%
Sen. John Isakson - 53%
Dist.1: Jack Kingston - 63%
Dist.2: Sanford Bishop - 27%
Dist.3: Lynn Westmoreland - 72%
Dist.4: Henry Johnson - 17%
Dist.5: John Lewis - 25%
Dist.6: Tom Price - 72%
Dist.7: Rob Woodall - 66%
Dist.8: Austin Scott - 70%
Dist.9: Doug Collins - 62%
Dist.10: Paul Broun - 91%
Dist.11: Phil Gingrey - 65%
Dist.12: John Barrow - 31%
Dist.13: David Scott - 20%
Dist.14: Tom Graves - 79%

Hawaii

Sen. Mazie Hirono - 11%
Sen. Brian Schatz - 3%
Dist.1: Colleen Hanabusa - 21%
Dist.2: Tulsi Gabbard - 34%

Idaho

Sen. James Risch - 84%
Sen. Michael Crapo - 68%
Dist.1: Raul Labrador - 89%
Dist.2: Michael Simpson - 54%

Illinois

Sen. Richard Durbin - 11%
Sen. Mark Kirk - 34%
Dist.1: Bobby Rush - 23%
Dist.2: Robin Kelly - 24%
Dist.3: Daniel Lipinski - 20%
Dist.4: Luis Gutierrez - 22%
Dist.5: Mike Quigley - 18%
Dist.6: Peter Roskam - 66%
Dist.7: Danny Davis - 24%
Dist.8: Tammy Duckworth - 13%
Dist.9: Janice Schakowsky - 24%
Dist.10: Bradley Schneider - 13%
Dist.11: Bill Foster - 14%
Dist.12: William Enyart - 23%
Dist.13: Rodney Davis - 56%
Dist.14: Randy Hultgren - 68%
Dist.15: John Shimkus - 52%
Dist.16: Adam Kinzinger - 56%
Dist.17: Cheri Bustos - 14%
Dist.18: Aaron Schock - 64%

Indiana

Sen. Joe Donnelly - 22%
Sen. Daniel Coats - 67%
Dist.1: Peter Visclosky - 28%
Dist.2: Jackie Walorski - 50%
Dist.3: Marlin Stutzman - 75%
Dist.4: Todd Rokita - 68%
Dist.5: Susan Brooks - 50%
Dist.6: Luke Messer - 56%
Dist.7: André Carson - 16%
Dist.8: Larry Bucshon - 63%
Dist.9: Todd Young - 57%

Iowa

Sen. Charles Grassley - 62%
Sen. Thomas Harkin - 14%
Dist.1: Bruce Braley - 19%
Dist.2: David Loebsack - 18%
Dist.3: Tom Latham - 50%
Dist.4: Steve King - 65%

Kansas

Sen. Jerry Moran - 64%
Sen. Pat Roberts - 62%
Dist.1: Tim Huelskamp - 89%
Dist.2: Lynn Jenkins - 72%
Dist.3: Kevin Yoder - 67%
Dist.4: Mike Pompeo - 66%

Kentucky

Sen. Rand Paul - 94%
Sen. Mitch McConnell - 62%
Dist.1: Ed Whitfield - 52%
Dist.2: Brett Guthrie - 65%
Dist.3: John Yarmuth - 19%
Dist.4: Thomas Massie - 96%
Dist.5: Harold Rogers - 52%
Dist.6: Garland Barr - 56%

Louisiana

Sen. Mary Landrieu - 19%
Sen. David Vitter - 59%
Dist.1: Steve Scalise - 74%
Dist.2: Cedric Richmond - 22%
Dist.3: Charles Boustany - 57%
Dist.4: John Fleming - 79%
Dist.5: Vance McAllister - 50%
Dist.6: Bill Cassidy - 66%

Maine

Sen. Angus King - 10%
Sen. Susan Collins - 40%
Dist.1: Chellie Pingree - 29%
Dist.2: Michael Michaud - 27%

Maryland

Sen. Benjamin Cardin - 17%
Sen. Barbara Mikulski - 13%
Dist.1: Andy Harris - 75%
Dist.2: C. Ruppersberger - 16%
Dist.3: John Sarbanes - 18%
Dist.4: Donna Edwards - 21%
Dist.5: Steny Hoyer - 16%
Dist.6: John Delaney - 17%
Dist.7: Elijah Cummings - 22%
Dist.8: Chris Van Hollen - 19%

Massachusetts

Sen. Elizabeth Warren - 3%
Sen. Edward Markey - 22%
Dist.1: Richard Neal - 20%
Dist.2: James McGovern - 24%
Dist.3: Niki Tsongas - 17%
Dist.4: Joseph Kennedy - 31%
Dist.5: Katherine Clark - 30%
Dist.6: John Tierney - 26%
Dist.7: Michael Capuano - 27%
Dist.8: Stephen Lynch - 24%
Dist.9: William Keating - 25%

Michigan

Sen. Debbie Stabenow - 17%
Sen. Carl Levin - 12%
Dist.1: Dan Benishek - 64%
Dist.2: Bill Huizenga - 70%
Dist.3: Justin Amash - 94%
Dist.4: Dave Camp - 52%
Dist.5: Daniel Kildee - 33%
Dist.6: Fred Upton - 47%
Dist.7: Tim Walberg - 66%
Dist.8: Mike Rogers - 50%
Dist.9: Sander Levin - 17%
Dist.10: Candice Miller - 50%
Dist.11: Kerry Bentivolio - 80%
Dist.12: John Dingell - 21%
Dist.13: John Conyers - 29%
Dist.14: Gary Peters - 17%

Minnesota

Sen. Al Franken - 7%
Sen. Amy Klobuchar - 7%
Dist.1: Timothy Walz - 18%
Dist.2: John Kline - 55%
Dist.3: Erik Paulsen - 66%
Dist.4: Betty McCollum - 21%
Dist.5: Keith Ellison - 24%
Dist.6: Michele Bachmann - 80%
Dist.7: Collin Peterson - 45%
Dist.8: Richard Nolan - 30%

Mississippi

Sen. Thad Cochran - 54%
Sen. Roger Wicker - 52%
Dist.1: Alan Nunnelee - 60%
Dist.2: Bennie Thompson - 26%
Dist.3: Gregg Harper - 64%
Dist.4: Steven Palazzo - 62%

Missouri

Sen. Roy Blunt - 55%
Sen. Claire McCaskill - 17%
Dist.1: Wm. Clay - 24%
Dist.2: Ann Wagner - 55%
Dist.3: Blaine Luetkemeyer - 67%
Dist.4: Vicky Hartzler - 60%
Dist.5: Emanuel Cleaver - 23%
Dist.6: Sam Graves - 56%
Dist.7: Billy Long - 61%
Dist.8: Jason Smith - 68%

Montana

Sen. Jon Tester - 21%
Sen. John Walsh - 0%
Dist.: Steve Daines - 60%

Nebraska

Sen. Mike Johanns - 67%
Sen. Deb Fischer - 66%
Dist.1: Jeff Fortenberry - 55%
Dist.2: Lee Terry - 56%
Dist.3: Adrian Smith - 68%

Nevada

Sen. Dean Heller - 73%
Sen. Harry Reid - 17%
Dist.1: Dina Titus - 12%
Dist.2: Mark Amodei - 62%
Dist.3: Joseph Heck - 61%
Dist.4: Steven Horsford - 16%

New Hampshire

Sen. Jeanne Shaheen - 8%
Sen. Kelly Ayotte - 65%
Dist.1: Carol Shea-Porter - 18%
Dist.2: Ann Kuster - 20%

New Jersey

Sen. Robert Menendez - 18%
Sen. Cory Booker - 9%
Dist.2: Frank LoBiondo - 44%
Dist.3: Jon Runyan - 47%
Dist.4: Christopher Smith - 44%
Dist.5: Scott Garrett - 72%
Dist.6: Frank Pallone - 25%
Dist.7: Leonard Lance - 59%
Dist.8: Albio Sires - 11%
Dist.9: Bill Pascrell - 24%
Dist.10: Donald Payne - 27%
Dist.11: Rodney Frelinghuysen - 40%
Dist.12: Rush Holt - 26%

New Mexico

Sen. Tom Udall - 20%
Sen. Martin Heinrich - 10%
Dist.1: Michelle Lujan Grisham - 23%
Dist.2: Stevan Pearce - 55%
Dist.3: Ben Lujan - 19%

New York

Sen. Charles Schumer - 13%
Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand - 10%
Dist.1: Timothy Bishop - 20%
Dist.2: Peter King - 44%
Dist.3: Steve Israel - 19%
Dist.4: Carolyn McCarthy - 19%
Dist.5: Gregory Meeks - 20%
Dist.6: Grace Meng - 22%
Dist.7: Nydia Velázquez - 25%
Dist.8: Hakeem Jeffries - 33%
Dist.9: Yvette Clarke - 24%
Dist.10: Jerrold Nadler - 23%
Dist.11: Michael Grimm - 48%
Dist.12: Carolyn Maloney - 21%
Dist.13: Charles Rangel - 19%
Dist.14: Joseph Crowley - 21%
Dist.15: José Serrano - 23%
Dist.16: Eliot Engel - 18%
Dist.17: Nita Lowey - 15%
Dist.18: Sean Maloney - 16%
Dist.19: Christopher Gibson - 70%
Dist.20: Paul Tonko - 20%
Dist.21: William Owens - 21%
Dist.22: Richard Hanna - 46%
Dist.23: Tom Reed - 61%
Dist.24: Daniel Maffei - 21%
Dist.25: Louise Slaughter - 20%
Dist.26: Brian Higgins - 16%
Dist.27: Chris Collins - 48%

North Carolina

Sen. Kay Hagan - 11%
Sen. Richard Burr - 57%
Dist.1: George Butterfield - 16%
Dist.2: Renee Ellmers - 60%
Dist.3: Walter Jones - 78%
Dist.4: David Price - 19%
Dist.5: Virginia Foxx - 70%
Dist.6: Howard Coble - 65%
Dist.7: Mike McIntyre - 45%
Dist.8: Richard Hudson - 60%
Dist.9: Robert Pittenger - 53%
Dist.10: Patrick McHenry - 70%
Dist.11: Mark Meadows - 70%
Dist.13: George Holding - 72%

North Dakota

Sen. John Hoeven - 54%
Sen. Heidi Heitkamp - 14%
Dist.: Kevin Cramer - 50%

Ohio

Sen. Robert Portman - 50%
Sen. Sherrod Brown - 23%
Dist.1: Steve Chabot - 64%
Dist.2: Brad Wenstrup - 63%
Dist.3: Joyce Beatty - 24%
Dist.4: Jim Jordan - 79%
Dist.5: Robert Latta - 70%
Dist.6: Bill Johnson - 62%
Dist.7: Bob Gibbs - 62%
Dist.8: John Boehner - 53%
Dist.9: Marcy Kaptur - 30%
Dist.10: Michael Turner - 47%
Dist.11: Marcia Fudge - 21%
Dist.12: Patrick Tiberi - 51%
Dist.13: Tim Ryan - 26%
Dist.14: David Joyce - 48%
Dist.15: Steve Stivers - 54%
Dist.16: James Renacci - 58%

Oklahoma

Sen. Thomas Coburn - 82%
Sen. James Inhofe - 72%
Dist.1: Jim Bridenstine - 83%
Dist.2: Markwayne Mullin - 70%
Dist.3: Frank Lucas - 59%
Dist.4: Tom Cole - 52%
Dist.5: James Lankford - 65%

Oregon

Sen. Ron Wyden - 16%
Sen. Jeff Merkley - 11%
Dist.1: Suzanne Bonamici - 27%
Dist.2: Greg Walden - 47%
Dist.3: Earl Blumenauer - 21%
Dist.4: Peter DeFazio - 32%
Dist.5: Kurt Schrader - 23%

Pennsylvania

Sen. Robert Casey - 10%
Sen. Patrick Toomey - 67%
Dist.1: Robert Brady - 22%
Dist.2: Chaka Fattah - 20%
Dist.3: Mike Kelly - 57%
Dist.4: Scott Perry - 66%
Dist.5: Glenn Thompson - 66%
Dist.6: Jim Gerlach - 40%
Dist.7: Patrick Meehan - 52%
Dist.8: Michael Fitzpatrick - 45%
Dist.9: Bill Shuster - 55%
Dist.10: Tom Marino - 54%
Dist.11: Lou Barletta - 56%
Dist.12: Keith Rothfus - 66%
Dist.13: Allyson Schwartz - 11%
Dist.14: Michael Doyle - 29%
Dist.15: Charles Dent - 44%
Dist.16: Joseph Pitts - 62%
Dist.17: Matthew Cartwright - 33%
Dist.18: Tim Murphy - 47%

Rhode Island

Sen. John Reed - 14%
Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse - 11%
Dist.1: David Cicilline - 29%
Dist.2: James Langevin - 20%

South Carolina

Sen. Lindsey Graham - 62%
Sen. Tim Scott - 81%
Dist.1: Marshall Sanford - 87%
Dist.2: Joe Wilson - 59%
Dist.3: Jeff Duncan - 84%
Dist.4: Trey Gowdy - 78%
Dist.5: Mick Mulvaney - 78%
Dist.6: James Clyburn - 20%
Dist.7: Tom Rice - 63%

South Dakota

Sen. John Thune - 58%
Sen. Tim Johnson - 16%
Dist.: Kristi Noem - 65%

Tennessee

Sen. Bob Corker - 65%
Sen. Lamar Alexander - 53%
Dist.1: David Roe - 70%
Dist.2: John Duncan - 82%
Dist.3: Charles Fleischmann - 66%
Dist.4: Scott DesJarlais - 80%
Dist.5: Jim Cooper - 23%
Dist.6: Diane Black - 62%
Dist.7: Marsha Blackburn - 62%
Dist.8: Stephen Fincher - 70%
Dist.9: Steve Cohen - 21%

Texas

Sen. John Cornyn - 69%
Sen. Ted Cruz - 90%
Dist.1: Louie Gohmert - 75%
Dist.2: Ted Poe - 70%
Dist.3: Sam Johnson - 65%
Dist.4: Ralph Hall - 60%
Dist.5: Jeb Hensarling - 66%
Dist.6: Joe Barton - 60%
Dist.7: John Culberson - 64%
Dist.8: Kevin Brady - 56%
Dist.9: Al Green - 25%
Dist.10: Michael McCaul - 60%
Dist.11: K. Conaway - 61%
Dist.12: Kay Granger - 51%
Dist.13: Mac Thornberry - 54%
Dist.14: Randy Weber - 73%
Dist.15: Ruben Hinojosa - 21%
Dist.16: Beto O'Rourke - 33%
Dist.17: Bill Flores - 64%
Dist.18: Sheila Jackson-Lee - 24%
Dist.19: Randy Neugebauer - 65%
Dist.20: Joaquin Castro - 27%
Dist.21: Lamar Smith - 54%
Dist.22: Pete Olson - 70%
Dist.23: Pete Gallego - 16%
Dist.24: Kenny Marchant - 67%
Dist.25: Roger Williams - 70%
Dist.26: Michael Burgess - 67%
Dist.27: Blake Farenthold - 67%
Dist.28: Henry Cuellar - 19%
Dist.29: Gene Green - 27%
Dist.30: Eddie Johnson - 19%
Dist.31: John Carter - 57%
Dist.32: Pete Sessions - 60%
Dist.33: Marc Veasey - 26%
Dist.34: Filemon Vela - 20%
Dist.35: Lloyd Doggett - 25%
Dist.36: Steve Stockman - 96%

Utah

Sen. Mike Lee - 91%
Sen. Orrin Hatch - 58%
Dist.1: Rob Bishop - 66%
Dist.2: Chris Stewart - 56%
Dist.3: Jason Chaffetz - 76%
Dist.4: Jim Matheson - 36%

Vermont

Sen. Patrick Leahy - 15%
Sen. Bernard Sanders - 26%
Dist.: Peter Welch - 24%

Virginia

Sen. Mark Warner - 12%
Sen. Timothy Kaine - 0%
Dist.1: Robert Wittman - 64%
Dist.2: E. Rigell - 64%
Dist.3: Robert Scott - 23%
Dist.4: J. Forbes - 56%
Dist.5: Robert Hurt - 67%
Dist.6: Bob Goodlatte - 60%
Dist.7: Eric Cantor - 55%
Dist.8: James Moran - 20%
Dist.9: H. Griffith - 77%
Dist.10: Frank Wolf - 48%
Dist.11: Gerald Connolly - 16%

Washington

Sen. Maria Cantwell - 12%
Sen. Patty Murray - 11%
Dist.1: Suzan DelBene - 26%
Dist.2: Rick Larsen - 18%
Dist.3: Jaime Herrera Beutler - 63%
Dist.4: Doc Hastings - 55%
Dist.5: Cathy McMorris Rodgers - 63%
Dist.6: Derek Kilmer - 23%
Dist.7: Jim McDermott - 25%
Dist.8: David Reichert - 38%
Dist.9: Adam Smith - 20%
Dist.10: Denny Heck - 20%

West Virginia

Sen. John Rockefeller - 13%
Sen. Joe Manchin - 30%
Dist.1: David McKinley - 61%
Dist.2: Shelley Capito - 46%
Dist.3: Nick Rahall - 34%

Wisconsin

Sen. Ron Johnson - 82%
Sen. Tammy Baldwin - 26%
Dist.1: Paul Ryan - 58%
Dist.2: Mark Pocan - 40%
Dist.3: Ron Kind - 24%
Dist.4: Gwen Moore - 24%
Dist.5: F. Sensenbrenner - 77%
Dist.6: Thomas Petri - 61%
Dist.7: Sean Duffy - 62%
Dist.8: Reid Ribble - 71%

Wyoming

Sen. John Barrasso - 80%
Sen. Michael Enzi - 70%
Dist.: Cynthia Lummis - 79%