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Convictions: Members ranked by ideology

Based on analysis of congressional votes. Zero equals least ideological, 1 is more conservative, while -1 is more liberal.

  1. Ronald Paul (W-TX) 1.364
  2. Jeff Flake (R-AZ) 0.999
  3. Paul Broun (R-GA) 0.998
  4. Thomas Allen Coburn (R-OK) 0.95
  5. James Sensenbrenner (R-WI) 0.925
  6. John Shadegg (R-AZ) 0.923
  7. Trent Franks (R-AZ) 0.921
  8. Douglas Lamborn (R-CO) 0.886
  9. Nathan Deal (R-GA) 0.851
  10. Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) 0.846
  11. Dana Rohrabacher (R-CA) 0.836
  12. Jim DeMint (R-SC) 0.827
  13. John Duncan (R-TN) 0.826
  14. Lynn Westmoreland (R-GA) 0.816
  15. Edward Royce (R-CA) 0.808
  16. J. Gresham Barrett (R-SC) 0.8
  17. John B.T. Campbell (R-CA) 0.779
  18. Mike Pence (R-IN) 0.775
  19. James Jordan (R-OH) 0.772
  20. Scott Garrett (R-NJ) 0.771
  21. James Inhofe (R-OK) 0.766
  22. Steve King (R-IA) 0.765
  23. Samuel Johnson (R-TX) 0.764
  24. Suellen Myrick (R-NC) 0.754
  25. John Linder (R-GA) 0.746
  26. Jeff Miller (R-FL) 0.746
  27. Patrick McHenry (R-NC) 0.745
  28. Joseph Pitts (R-PA) 0.742
  29. Marsha Blackburn (R-TN) 0.741
  30. Clifford Stearns (R-FL) 0.735
  31. Peter Sessions (R-TX) 0.729
  32. Thomas Price (R-GA) 0.727
  33. Virginia Foxx (R-NC) 0.724
  34. W. Todd Akin (R-MO) 0.722
  35. Brian Bilbray (R-CA) 0.715
  36. Michele Bachmann (R-MN) 0.703
  37. John Coble (R-NC) 0.7
  38. Paul Ryan (R-WI) 0.696
  39. Robert Inglis (R-SC) 0.687
  40. Randy Neugebauer (R-TX) 0.686
  41. Jack Kingston (R-GA) 0.682
  42. Ted Poe (R-TX) 0.665
  43. Connie Mack (R-FL) 0.663
  44. Phil Gingrey (R-GA) 0.661
  45. Addison Wilson (R-SC) 0.657
  46. William Thornberry (R-TX) 0.653
  47. Dan Burton (R-IN) 0.645
  48. Peter Hoekstra (R-MI) 0.642
  49. K. Michael Conaway (R-TX) 0.64
  50. Michael Enzi (R-WY) 0.639
  51. Eric Cantor (R-VA) 0.637
  52. Walter Herger (R-CA) 0.637
  53. John Culberson (R-TX) 0.637
  54. Jon Kyl (R-AZ) 0.637
  55. Kenny Marchant (W-TX) 0.635
  56. John Sullivan (R-OK) 0.634
  57. Donald Manzullo (R-IL) 0.634
  58. Adrian Smith (R-NE) 0.627
  59. David Vitter (R-LA) 0.626
  60. Daniel Lungren (R-CA) 0.623
  61. Gary Miller (R-CA) 0.622
  62. Joe Barton (R-TX) 0.619
  63. Jefferson Sessions (R-AL) 0.619
  64. Roscoe Bartlett (R-MD) 0.615
  65. John Boehner (R-OH) 0.613
  66. Louis Gohmert (R-TX) 0.612
  67. Rob Bishop (R-UT) 0.607
  68. Kevin Brady (R-TX) 0.604
  69. George Radanovich (R-CA) 0.6
  70. Robert Goodlatte (R-VA) 0.599
  71. Richard Burr (R-NC) 0.594
  72. Jim Bunning (R-KY) 0.594
  73. John Carter (R-TX) 0.589
  74. Stephen Buyer (R-IN) 0.588
  75. Roy Blunt (R-MO) 0.584
  76. John Cornyn (R-TX) 0.577
  77. Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) 0.573
  78. John Mica (R-FL) 0.571
  79. Thomas Petri (R-WI) 0.561
  80. Dean Heller (R-NV) 0.561
  81. Darrell Issa (R-CA) 0.558
  82. Stevan Pearce (R-NM) 0.557
  83. Michael Burgess (R-TX) 0.556
  84. Kay Granger (R-TX) 0.55
  85. Adam Putnam (R-FL) 0.55
  86. Duncan Hunter (R-CA) 0.548
  87. Devin Nunes (R-CA) 0.546
  88. Doc Hastings (R-WA) 0.546
  89. Lee Terry (R-NE) 0.545
  90. John Isakson (R-GA) 0.544
  91. John Eric Ensign (R-NV) 0.544
  92. Howard McKeon (R-CA) 0.542
  93. Peter Roskam (R-IL) 0.538
  94. Mary Fallin (R-OK) 0.537
  95. Zach Wamp (R-TN) 0.536
  96. Jean Schmidt (R-OH) 0.535
  97. Spencer Bachus (R-AL) 0.534
  98. Geoff Davis (R-KY) 0.529
  99. C. Saxby Chambliss (R-GA) 0.525
  100. Lamar Smith (R-TX) 0.514
  101. Michael McCaul (R-TX) 0.513
  102. Bill Shuster (R-PA) 0.512
  103. Patrick Tiberi (R-OH) 0.508
  104. Judy Biggert (R-IL) 0.508
  105. Mitch McConnell (R-KY) 0.507
  106. David Camp (R-MI) 0.507
  107. Michael Crapo (R-ID) 0.506
  108. Mark Souder (R-IN) 0.505
  109. Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) 0.504
  110. John Shimkus (R-IL) 0.502
  111. Samuel Graves (R-MO) 0.499
  112. Josiah Bonner (R-AL) 0.498
  113. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) 0.497
  114. David Dreier (R-CA) 0.495
  115. James Randy Forbes (R-VA) 0.495
  116. Judd Gregg (R-NH) 0.492
  117. Mike Rogers (R-MI) 0.49
  118. Tom Cole (R-OK) 0.489
  119. Mario Diaz-Balart (R-FL) 0.484
  120. Elton Gallegly (R-CA) 0.481
  121. Richard Shelby (R-AL) 0.476
  122. Todd Tiahrt (R-KS) 0.473
  123. Henry Brown (R-SC) 0.471
  124. Michael Rogers (R-AL) 0.468
  125. Ken Calvert (R-CA) 0.467
  126. Frank Lucas (R-OK) 0.467
  127. Gus Michael Bilirakis (R-FL) 0.467
  128. John Thune (R-SD) 0.463
  129. Ander Crenshaw (R-FL) 0.462
  130. John Boozman (R-AR) 0.46
  131. Virginia Brown-Waite (R-FL) 0.459
  132. Kenny Hulshof (R-MO) 0.458
  133. Robert Aderholt (R-AL) 0.453
  134. Harold Rogers (R-KY) 0.45
  135. Vernon Ehlers (R-MI) 0.448
  136. Vern Buchanan (R-FL) 0.447
  137. Mary Bono Mack (R-CA) 0.444
  138. Samuel Brownback (R-KS) 0.443
  139. Dennis Rehberg (R-MT) 0.44
  140. Charles Boustany (R-LA) 0.43
  141. Rodney Alexander (R-LA) 0.43
  142. Rodney Frelinghuysen (R-NJ) 0.427
  143. Charles Grassley (R-IA) 0.422
  144. Lincoln Diaz-Balart (R-FL) 0.421
  145. Melquiades Martinez (R-FL) 0.412
  146. Thomas Latham (R-IA) 0.412
  147. Jerry Lewis (R-CA) 0.411
  148. Candice Miller (R-MI) 0.408
  149. Edward Whitfield (R-KY) 0.407
  150. Thaddeus McCotter (R-MI) 0.405
  151. Donald Young (R-AK) 0.401
  152. Robert Latta (R-OH) 0.4
  153. Jerry Moran (R-KS) 0.398
  154. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R-FL) 0.396
  155. Bob Corker (R-TN) 0.396
  156. Robert Bennett (R-UT) 0.392
  157. Michael Turner (R-OH) 0.391
  158. Frederick Stephen Upton (R-MI) 0.388
  159. John McCain (R-AZ) 0.38
  160. Lamar Alexander (R-TN) 0.377
  161. Pat Roberts (R-KS) 0.376
  162. C. W. Bill Young (R-FL) 0.375
  163. Jeff Fortenberry (R-NE) 0.375
  164. Greg Walden (R-OR) 0.372
  165. Frank Wolf (R-VA) 0.367
  166. Thad Cochran (R-MS) 0.367
  167. Michael Simpson (R-ID) 0.365
  168. Christopher Bond (R-MO) 0.359
  169. Kay Hutchison (R-TX) 0.355
  170. Peter King (R-NY) 0.347
  171. Tim Murphy (R-PA) 0.327
  172. David George Reichert (R-WA) 0.324
  173. Mark Kirk (R-IL) 0.323
  174. Todd Platts (R-PA) 0.321
  175. Shelley Capito (R-WV) 0.315
  176. Orrin Hatch (R-UT) 0.312
  177. Charles Dent (R-PA) 0.31
  178. Jo Ann Emerson (R-MO) 0.301
  179. Steven LaTourette (R-OH) 0.299
  180. Michael Castle (R-DE) 0.291
  181. Jim Gerlach (R-PA) 0.284
  182. Walter Beaman Jones (R-NC) 0.27
  183. George Voinovich (R-OH) 0.266
  184. Richard Lugar (R-IN) 0.265
  185. John McHugh (R-NY) 0.26
  186. Mark Warner (D-VA) 0.258
  187. Lisa Murkowski (R-AK) 0.258
  188. Christopher Smith (R-NJ) 0.253
  189. Ralph Hall (R-TX) 0.249
  190. Timothy Johnson (R-IL) 0.247
  191. Frank LoBiondo (R-NJ) 0.241
  192. Norm Coleman (R-MN) 0.178
  193. Arlen Specter (R-PA) 0.093
  194. Susan Collins (R-ME) 0.084
  195. Olympia Snowe (R-ME) 0.053
  196. John Barrow (D-GA) -0.08
  197. Joe Donnelly (D-IN) -0.107
  198. Joseph Shuler (D-NC) -0.107
  199. Brad Ellsworth (D-IN) -0.118
  200. David Daniel Boren (D-OK) -0.119
  201. Jason Altmire (D-PA) -0.12
  202. James Marshall (D-GA) -0.135
  203. Christopher Carney (D-PA) -0.144
  204. Harry Mitchell (D-AZ) -0.148
  205. Jim Matheson (D-UT) -0.163
  206. Bart Gordon (D-TN) -0.165
  207. Lincoln Davis (D-TN) -0.177
  208. Collin Peterson (D-MN) -0.177
  209. Max Baucus (D-MT) -0.184
  210. Ike Skelton (D-MO) -0.193
  211. Henry Cuellar (D-TX) -0.198
  212. Allen Boyd (D-FL) -0.198
  213. Zachary Space (D-OH) -0.2
  214. Baron Hill (D-IN) -0.204
  215. Gene Taylor (D-MS) -0.207
  216. Jim Cooper (D-TN) -0.208
  217. Melissa Bean (D-IL) -0.209
  218. John Murtha (D-PA) -0.21
  219. Gabrielle Giffords (D-AZ) -0.215
  220. Charles Melancon (D-LA) -0.218
  221. Sanford Bishop (D-GA) -0.22
  222. Gerald McNerney (D-CA) -0.226
  223. Tim Holden (D-PA) -0.227
  224. Robert Byrd (D-WV) -0.228
  225. John Tanner (D-TN) -0.23
  226. Solomon Ortiz (D-TX) -0.23
  227. Frederick Boucher (D-VA) -0.231
  228. Patrick Murphy (D-PA) -0.233
  229. Douglas McIntyre (D-NC) -0.234
  230. Mike Ross (D-AR) -0.235
  231. Mary Landrieu (D-LA) -0.238
  232. Thomas Edwards (D-TX) -0.246
  233. Earl Pomeroy (D-ND) -0.247
  234. Stephanie Herseth Sandlin (D-SD) -0.253
  235. David Scott (D-GA) -0.257
  236. Jim Costa (D-CA) -0.259
  237. Thomas Carper (D-DE) -0.261
  238. Albert Chandler (D-KY) -0.264
  239. Alan Mollohan (D-WV) -0.269
  240. Victor Snyder (D-AR) -0.271
  241. Dennis Cardoza (D-CA) -0.271
  242. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) -0.272
  243. John Salazar (D-CO) -0.275
  244. Ron Klein (D-FL) -0.278
  245. Mark Pryor (D-AR) -0.28
  246. Artur Davis (D-AL) -0.286
  247. Leonard Boswell (D-IA) -0.288
  248. Joseph Sestak (D-PA) -0.288
  249. Charles Wilson (D-OH) -0.289
  250. Silvestre Reyes (D-TX) -0.291
  251. C.A. Dutch Ruppersberger (D-MD) -0.292
  252. Tim Johnson (D-SD) -0.295
  253. Evan Bayh (D-IN) -0.299
  254. Kent Conrad (D-ND) -0.3
  255. Blanche Lincoln (D-AR) -0.3
  256. Rubén Hinojosa (D-TX) -0.304
  257. Adam Smith (P-WA) -0.308
  258. Dennis Moore (D-KS) -0.31
  259. Ronald Kind (D-WI) -0.312
  260. Daniel Lipinski (D-IL) -0.316
  261. Ed Perlmutter (D-CO) -0.317
  262. Bill Nelson (D-FL) -0.32
  263. Nick Rahall (D-WV) -0.324
  264. Raymond Green (D-TX) -0.325
  265. Paul Kanjorski (D-PA) -0.327
  266. Bruce Braley (D-IA) -0.328
  267. Bob Etheridge (D-NC) -0.328
  268. Steve Israel (D-NY) -0.328
  269. Norman Dicks (P-WA) -0.329
  270. Steven Kagen (D-WI) -0.333
  271. Charles Gonzalez (D-TX) -0.334
  272. Jane Harman (D-CA) -0.336
  273. Timothy Walz (D-MN) -0.337
  274. John Spratt (D-SC) -0.339
  275. Joseph Lieberman (I-CT) -0.341
  276. Robert Berry (D-AR) -0.345
  277. James Moran (D-VA) -0.345
  278. Brian Higgins (D-NY) -0.349
  279. Shelley Berkley (D-NV) -0.351
  280. John Russell Carnahan (D-MO) -0.354
  281. Carolyn McCarthy (D-NY) -0.355
  282. Steny Hoyer (D-MD) -0.355
  283. Adam Schiff (D-CA) -0.357
  284. Dale Kildee (D-MI) -0.358
  285. Allyson Schwartz (D-PA) -0.358
  286. James Webb (D-VA) -0.359
  287. Jeff Bingaman (D-NM) -0.359
  288. Jon Tester (D-MT) -0.36
  289. Ciro Rodriguez (D-TX) -0.362
  290. Susan Davis (D-CA) -0.362
  291. Phil Hare (D-IL) -0.366
  292. Christopher Murphy (D-CT) -0.368
  293. Michael Arcuri (D-NY) -0.368
  294. Joseph Courtney (D-CT) -0.371
  295. Byron Dorgan (D-ND) -0.372
  296. Michael Michaud (D-ME) -0.374
  297. Michael Doyle (D-PA) -0.374
  298. Brian Baird (P-WA) -0.38
  299. Ralph Miller (D-NC) -0.38
  300. Ellen Tauscher (D-CA) -0.381
  301. Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) -0.384
  302. Joe Baca (D-CA) -0.384
  303. James Langevin (D-RI) -0.386
  304. George Butterfield (D-NC) -0.388
  305. Kendrick Meek (D-FL) -0.39
  306. Stephen Lynch (D-MA) -0.391
  307. Rick Larsen (P-WA) -0.393
  308. Eliot Engel (D-NY) -0.394
  309. Daniel Inouye (D-HI) -0.394
  310. Gregory Meeks (D-NY) -0.395
  311. Herbert Kohl (D-WI) -0.395
  312. Timothy Bishop (D-NY) -0.396
  313. Paul Hodes (D-NH) -0.397
  314. Sander Levin (D-MI) -0.398
  315. Carol Shea-Porter (D-NH) -0.398
  316. James Clyburn (D-SC) -0.398
  317. John Yarmuth (D-KY) -0.401
  318. Claire McCaskill (D-MO) -0.401
  319. Albio Sires (D-NJ) -0.402
  320. Neil Abercrombie (D-HI) -0.403
  321. John Hall (D-NY) -0.406
  322. Howard Berman (D-CA) -0.41
  323. Robert Casey (D-PA) -0.411
  324. Maria Cantwell (D-WA) -0.415
  325. Rahm Emanuel (D-IL) -0.416
  326. David Price (D-NC) -0.42
  327. Timothy Ryan (D-OH) -0.424
  328. Jerry Costello (D-IL) -0.424
  329. Joseph Crowley (D-NY) -0.426
  330. Dave Loebsack (D-IA) -0.426
  331. John Rockefeller (D-WV) -0.428
  332. Nita Lowey (D-NY) -0.429
  333. Steven Rothman (D-NJ) -0.43
  334. Michael Thompson (D-CA) -0.431
  335. Corrine Brown (D-FL) -0.431
  336. Stephen Cohen (D-TN) -0.432
  337. Marcy Kaptur (D-OH) -0.432
  338. John Dingell (D-MI) -0.433
  339. Robert Brady (D-PA) -0.433
  340. Christopher Van Hollen (D-MD) -0.437
  341. Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) -0.437
  342. Robert Andrews (D-NJ) -0.438
  343. Gary Ackerman (D-NY) -0.439
  344. Anthony David Weiner (D-NY) -0.442
  345. William Pascrell (D-NJ) -0.442
  346. Anna Eshoo (D-CA) -0.443
  347. Bart Stupak (D-MI) -0.444
  348. Carolyn Maloney (D-NY) -0.445
  349. David Wu (D-OR) -0.445
  350. Loretta Sanchez (D-CA) -0.446
  351. Patty Murray (D-WA) -0.447
  352. Ron Wyden (D-OR) -0.45
  353. Al Green (D-TX) -0.451
  354. Chaka Fattah (D-PA) -0.454
  355. Harry Reid (D-NV) -0.455
  356. Patrick Kennedy (D-RI) -0.457
  357. Christopher Dodd (D-CT) -0.458
  358. Kathy Castor (D-FL) -0.459
  359. John Sarbanes (D-MD) -0.46
  360. Bobby Rush (D-IL) -0.462
  361. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D-FL) -0.462
  362. Brad Sherman (D-CA) -0.464
  363. Elijah Cummings (D-MD) -0.466
  364. Debbie Stabenow (D-MI) -0.468
  365. Charles Schumer (D-NY) -0.468
  366. Lucille Roybal-Allard (D-CA) -0.468
  367. Laura Richardson (D-CA) -0.471
  368. Peter Visclosky (D-IN) -0.472
  369. Robert Wexler (D-FL) -0.473
  370. Barbara Mikulski (D-MD) -0.476
  371. Benjamin Cardin (D-MD) -0.48
  372. Xavier Becerra (D-CA) -0.48
  373. Emanuel Cleaver (D-MO) -0.48
  374. Bennie Thompson (D-MS) -0.481
  375. Doris Matsui (D-CA) -0.485
  376. Betty McCollum (D-MN) -0.485
  377. David Ross Obey (D-WI) -0.49
  378. Jay Inslee (P-WA) -0.496
  379. Diana DeGette (D-CO) -0.496
  380. Ed Pastor (D-AZ) -0.496
  381. Charles Rangel (D-NY) -0.498
  382. Patrick Leahy (D-VT) -0.499
  383. Eddie Bernice Johnson (D-TX) -0.5
  384. Zoe Lofgren (D-CA) -0.502
  385. Edolphus Towns (D-NY) -0.51
  386. Daniel Akaka (D-HI) -0.511
  387. Rosa DeLauro (D-CT) -0.512
  388. John Larson (D-CT) -0.513
  389. Grace Napolitano (D-CA) -0.514
  390. Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) -0.515
  391. Robert Scott (D-VA) -0.516
  392. André Carson (D-IN) -0.517
  393. José Serrano (D-NY) -0.522
  394. Betty Sutton (D-OH) -0.523
  395. Richard Neal (D-MA) -0.524
  396. Edward Kennedy (D-MA) -0.525
  397. Henry Johnson (D-GA) -0.527
  398. Sheila Jackson-Lee (D-TX) -0.528
  399. Nicola Tsongas (D-MA) -0.529
  400. Henry Waxman (D-CA) -0.534
  401. John Reed (D-RI) -0.538
  402. William Lacy Clay (D-MO) -0.546
  403. Peter Welch (D-VT) -0.547
  404. Carolyn Kilpatrick (D-MI) -0.548
  405. Lloyd Doggett (D-TX) -0.549
  406. Danny Davis (D-IL) -0.563
  407. Linda Sánchez (D-CA) -0.565
  408. Melvin Watt (D-NC) -0.565
  409. Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) -0.569
  410. Hilda Solis (D-CA) -0.57
  411. Mazie Hirono (D-HI) -0.57
  412. Lois Capps (D-CA) -0.571
  413. William Delahunt (D-MA) -0.571
  414. James Oberstar (D-MN) -0.572
  415. Frank Lautenberg (D-NJ) -0.573
  416. Luis Gutierrez (D-IL) -0.573
  417. Gwendolynne Moore (D-WI) -0.575
  418. Robert Menendez (D-NJ) -0.575
  419. Sam Farr (D-CA) -0.579
  420. Richard Durbin (D-IL) -0.582
  421. Thomas Harkin (D-IA) -0.582
  422. Rush Holt (D-NJ) -0.592
  423. Nydia Velázquez (D-NY) -0.593
  424. Michael Honda (D-CA) -0.593
  425. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) -0.593
  426. Alcee Hastings (D-FL) -0.595
  427. Diane Watson (D-CA) -0.602
  428. Peter DeFazio (D-OR) -0.61
  429. Earl Blumenauer (D-OR) -0.612
  430. John Tierney (D-MA) -0.622
  431. Jesse Jackson (D-IL) -0.626
  432. Frank Pallone (D-NJ) -0.631
  433. Michael Capuano (D-MA) -0.633
  434. Yvette Clarke (D-NY) -0.635
  435. Louise Slaughter (D-NY) -0.635
  436. Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI) -0.636
  437. James McGovern (D-MA) -0.643
  438. Edward Markey (D-MA) -0.644
  439. Barney Frank (D-MA) -0.654
  440. Tammy Baldwin (D-WI) -0.66
  441. Barbara Boxer (D-CA) -0.666
  442. Raúl Grijalva (D-AZ) -0.67
  443. Keith Ellison (D-MN) -0.674
  444. John Lewis (D-GA) -0.688
  445. Donald Payne (D-NJ) -0.695
  446. Maurice Hinchey (D-NY) -0.704
  447. John Conyers (D-MI) -0.729
  448. Lynn Woolsey (D-CA) -0.736
  449. George Miller (D-CA) -0.741
  450. John Olver (D-MA) -0.742
  451. Janice Schakowsky (D-IL) -0.742
  452. Bob Filner (D-CA) -0.747
  453. Bernard Sanders (I-VT) -0.75
  454. Barbara Lee (D-CA) -0.751
  455. Maxine Waters (D-CA) -0.764
  456. Fortney Stark (D-CA) -0.79
  457. Dennis Kucinich (D-OH) -0.795
  458. James McDermott (P-WA) -0.922
  459. Russell Feingold (D-WI) -1.054


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