House of Representatives Scorecard

House of Representatives Scorecard
(111th Congress)

Members of the 111th Congress have been assigned grades based on their positions on issues that have come before Congress since 2008. The current basis for the grades includes:

  • Co-sponsorship of H.R. 997, the English Language Unity Act
  • Vote on the Motion to Recommit (motion to reconsider the English amendment to H.R. 2499, the Puerto Rico Democracy Act)
  • Vote on the Burton/Young amendment
  • Vote on final passage of H.R. 2499
  • Vote on the Lee (NY) amendment to H.R. 3126 (this was a vote against requiring disclosures in any language other than English)

Key to abbreviations used in the table

  • cosponsor – Co-sponsor of H.R. 997, the English Language Unity Act
  • notcosponsor – Not a co-sponsor of H.R. 997, the English Language Unity Act
  • N/A – Member was not in Congress at the time of the vote
  • DV – Member was present, but did not cast a vote on the issue
  • ** – Non committee member, only members of this committee would have voted
California Scorecard
Mike Thompson (CA-1)
Grade: C
HR 997 – English Language Unity Act: notcosponsor
Motion to reconsider the English amendment to H.R. 2499: Y
Correct Vote on the Burton/Young amendment: N
Vote against final passage of H.R. 2499: Y
Vote correctly on the Lee (NY) amendment to H.R. 3126: **
Wally Herger (CA-2)
Grade: A
HR 997 – English Language Unity Act: cosponsor
Motion to reconsider the English amendment to H.R. 2499: Y
Correct Vote on the Burton/Young amendment: N
Vote against final passage of H.R. 2499: Y
Vote correctly on the Lee (NY) amendment to H.R. 3126: **
Daniel E. Lungren (CA-3)
Grade: C
HR 997 – English Language Unity Act: notcosponsor
Motion to reconsider the English amendment to H.R. 2499: Y
Correct Vote on the Burton/Young amendment: N
Vote against final passage of H.R. 2499: Y
Vote correctly on the Lee (NY) amendment to H.R. 3126: **
Tom McClintock (CA-4)
Grade: A
HR 997 – English Language Unity Act: cosponsor
Motion to reconsider the English amendment to H.R. 2499: Y
Correct Vote on the Burton/Young amendment: N
Vote against final passage of H.R. 2499: Y
Vote correctly on the Lee (NY) amendment to H.R. 3126: **
Doris O. Matsui (CA-5)
Grade: F
HR 997 – English Language Unity Act: notcosponsor
Motion to reconsider the English amendment to H.R. 2499: N
Correct Vote on the Burton/Young amendment: N
Vote against final passage of H.R. 2499: N
Vote correctly on the Lee (NY) amendment to H.R. 3126: **
Lynn C. Woolsey (CA-6)
Grade: D
HR 997 – English Language Unity Act: notcosponsor
Motion to reconsider the English amendment to H.R. 2499: N
Correct Vote on the Burton/Young amendment: N
Vote against final passage of H.R. 2499: N
Vote correctly on the Lee (NY) amendment to H.R. 3126: **
George Miller (CA-7)
Grade: F
HR 997 – English Language Unity Act: notcosponsor
Motion to reconsider the English amendment to H.R. 2499: N
Correct Vote on the Burton/Young amendment: N
Vote against final passage of H.R. 2499: N
Vote correctly on the Lee (NY) amendment to H.R. 3126: Y
Nancy Pelosi (CA-8)
Grade: D
HR 997 – English Language Unity Act: notcosponsor
Motion to reconsider the English amendment to H.R. 2499: N
Correct Vote on the Burton/Young amendment:
Vote against final passage of H.R. 2499: Y
Vote correctly on the Lee (NY) amendment to H.R. 3126: **
Barbara Lee (CA-9)
Grade: D
HR 997 – English Language Unity Act: notcosponsor
Motion to reconsider the English amendment to H.R. 2499: N
Correct Vote on the Burton/Young amendment: N
Vote against final passage of H.R. 2499: N
Vote correctly on the Lee (NY) amendment to H.R. 3126: **
John Garamendi 1 (CA-10)
Grade: F
HR 997 – English Language Unity Act: notcosponsor
Motion to reconsider the English amendment to H.R. 2499: N
Correct Vote on the Burton/Young amendment: N
Vote against final passage of H.R. 2499: N
Vote correctly on the Lee (NY) amendment to H.R. 3126: **
Jerry McNerney (CA-11)
Grade: C
HR 997 – English Language Unity Act: notcosponsor
Motion to reconsider the English amendment to H.R. 2499: Y
Correct Vote on the Burton/Young amendment: N
Vote against final passage of H.R. 2499: Y
Vote correctly on the Lee (NY) amendment to H.R. 3126: **
Jackie Speier (CA-12)
Grade: D
HR 997 – English Language Unity Act: notcosponsor
Motion to reconsider the English amendment to H.R. 2499: DV
Correct Vote on the Burton/Young amendment: DV
Vote against final passage of H.R. 2499: DV
Vote correctly on the Lee (NY) amendment to H.R. 3126: N
Fortney Pete Stark (CA-13)
Grade: F
HR 997 – English Language Unity Act: notcosponsor
Motion to reconsider the English amendment to H.R. 2499: N
Correct Vote on the Burton/Young amendment: N
Vote against final passage of H.R. 2499: N
Vote correctly on the Lee (NY) amendment to H.R. 3126: **
Anna G. Eshoo (CA-14)
Grade: F
HR 997 – English Language Unity Act: notcosponsor
Motion to reconsider the English amendment to H.R. 2499: N
Correct Vote on the Burton/Young amendment: N
Vote against final passage of H.R. 2499: N
Vote correctly on the Lee (NY) amendment to H.R. 3126: **
Michael M. Honda (CA-15)
Grade: D
HR 997 – English Language Unity Act: notcosponsor
Motion to reconsider the English amendment to H.R. 2499: N
Correct Vote on the Burton/Young amendment: N
Vote against final passage of H.R. 2499: Y
Vote correctly on the Lee (NY) amendment to H.R. 3126: **
Zoe Lofgren (CA-16)
Grade: F
HR 997 – English Language Unity Act: notcosponsor
Motion to reconsider the English amendment to H.R. 2499: N
Correct Vote on the Burton/Young amendment: N
Vote against final passage of H.R. 2499: N
Vote correctly on the Lee (NY) amendment to H.R. 3126: **
Sam Farr (CA-17)
Grade: F
HR 997 – English Language Unity Act: notcosponsor
Motion to reconsider the English amendment to H.R. 2499: N
Correct Vote on the Burton/Young amendment: N
Vote against final passage of H.R. 2499: N
Vote correctly on the Lee (NY) amendment to H.R. 3126: **
Dennis A. Cardoza (CA-18)
Grade: F
HR 997 – English Language Unity Act: notcosponsor
Motion to reconsider the English amendment to H.R. 2499: N
Correct Vote on the Burton/Young amendment: N
Vote against final passage of H.R. 2499: N
Vote correctly on the Lee (NY) amendment to H.R. 3126: **
George Radanovich (CA-19)
Grade: B
HR 997 – English Language Unity Act: notcosponsor
Motion to reconsider the English amendment to H.R. 2499: Y
Correct Vote on the Burton/Young amendment: N
Vote against final passage of H.R. 2499: Y
Vote correctly on the Lee (NY) amendment to H.R. 3126: **
Jim Costa (CA-20)
Grade: F
HR 997 – English Language Unity Act: notcosponsor
Motion to reconsider the English amendment to H.R. 2499: N
Correct Vote on the Burton/Young amendment: N
Vote against final passage of H.R. 2499: N
Vote correctly on the Lee (NY) amendment to H.R. 3126: **
Devin Nunes (CA-21)
Grade: D
HR 997 – English Language Unity Act: notcosponsor
Motion to reconsider the English amendment to H.R. 2499: DV
Correct Vote on the Burton/Young amendment: DV
Vote against final passage of H.R. 2499: DV
Vote correctly on the Lee (NY) amendment to H.R. 3126: **
Kevin McCarthy (CA-22)
Grade: A-
HR 997 – English Language Unity Act: cosponsor
Motion to reconsider the English amendment to H.R. 2499: Y
Correct Vote on the Burton/Young amendment: N
Vote against final passage of H.R. 2499: Y
Vote correctly on the Lee (NY) amendment to H.R. 3126: Y
Lois Capps (CA-23)
Grade: F
HR 997 – English Language Unity Act: notcosponsor
Motion to reconsider the English amendment to H.R. 2499: N
Correct Vote on the Burton/Young amendment: N
Vote against final passage of H.R. 2499: N
Vote correctly on the Lee (NY) amendment to H.R. 3126: **
Elton Gallegly (CA-24)
Grade: A
HR 997 – English Language Unity Act: cosponsor
Motion to reconsider the English amendment to H.R. 2499: Y
Correct Vote on the Burton/Young amendment: N
Vote against final passage of H.R. 2499: Y
Vote correctly on the Lee (NY) amendment to H.R. 3126: **
Howard P. ‘Buck’ McKeon (CA-25)
Grade: A+
HR 997 – English Language Unity Act: cosponsor
Motion to reconsider the English amendment to H.R. 2499: Y
Correct Vote on the Burton/Young amendment: Y
Vote against final passage of H.R. 2499: Y
Vote correctly on the Lee (NY) amendment to H.R. 3126: **
David Dreier (CA-26)
Grade: A
HR 997 – English Language Unity Act: cosponsor
Motion to reconsider the English amendment to H.R. 2499: Y
Correct Vote on the Burton/Young amendment: N
Vote against final passage of H.R. 2499: Y
Vote correctly on the Lee (NY) amendment to H.R. 3126: **
Brad Sherman (CA-27)
Grade: D
HR 997 – English Language Unity Act: notcosponsor
Motion to reconsider the English amendment to H.R. 2499: N
Correct Vote on the Burton/Young amendment: N
Vote against final passage of H.R. 2499: Y
Vote correctly on the Lee (NY) amendment to H.R. 3126: N
Howard L. Berman (CA-28)
Grade: F
HR 997 – English Language Unity Act: notcosponsor
Motion to reconsider the English amendment to H.R. 2499: N
Correct Vote on the Burton/Young amendment: N
Vote against final passage of H.R. 2499: N
Vote correctly on the Lee (NY) amendment to H.R. 3126: **
Adam B. Schiff (CA-29)
Grade: F
HR 997 – English Language Unity Act: notcosponsor
Motion to reconsider the English amendment to H.R. 2499: N
Correct Vote on the Burton/Young amendment: N
Vote against final passage of H.R. 2499: N
Vote correctly on the Lee (NY) amendment to H.R. 3126: **
Henry A. Waxman (CA-30)
Grade: D
HR 997 – English Language Unity Act: notcosponsor
Motion to reconsider the English amendment to H.R. 2499: DV
Correct Vote on the Burton/Young amendment: DV
Vote against final passage of H.R. 2499: DV
Vote correctly on the Lee (NY) amendment to H.R. 3126: **
Xavier Becerra (CA-31)
Grade: F
HR 997 – English Language Unity Act: notcosponsor
Motion to reconsider the English amendment to H.R. 2499: N
Correct Vote on the Burton/Young amendment: N
Vote against final passage of H.R. 2499: N
Vote correctly on the Lee (NY) amendment to H.R. 3126: **
Judy Chu 2 (CA-32)
Grade: D
HR 997 – English Language Unity Act: notcosponsor
Motion to reconsider the English amendment to H.R. 2499: N
Correct Vote on the Burton/Young amendment: N
Vote against final passage of H.R. 2499: N
Vote correctly on the Lee (NY) amendment to H.R. 3126: **
Diane E. Watson (CA-33)
Grade: F
HR 997 – English Language Unity Act: notcosponsor
Motion to reconsider the English amendment to H.R. 2499: N
Correct Vote on the Burton/Young amendment: N
Vote against final passage of H.R. 2499: N
Vote correctly on the Lee (NY) amendment to H.R. 3126: **
Lucille Roybal-Allard (CA-34)
Grade: F
HR 997 – English Language Unity Act: notcosponsor
Motion to reconsider the English amendment to H.R. 2499: N
Correct Vote on the Burton/Young amendment: N
Vote against final passage of H.R. 2499: N
Vote correctly on the Lee (NY) amendment to H.R. 3126: **
Maxine Waters (CA-35)
Grade: D
HR 997 – English Language Unity Act: notcosponsor
Motion to reconsider the English amendment to H.R. 2499: DV
Correct Vote on the Burton/Young amendment: DV
Vote against final passage of H.R. 2499: DV
Vote correctly on the Lee (NY) amendment to H.R. 3126: N
Jane Harman (CA-36)
Grade: F
HR 997 – English Language Unity Act: notcosponsor
Motion to reconsider the English amendment to H.R. 2499: N
Correct Vote on the Burton/Young amendment: N
Vote against final passage of H.R. 2499: N
Vote correctly on the Lee (NY) amendment to H.R. 3126: **
Laura Richardson (CA-37)
Grade: F
HR 997 – English Language Unity Act: notcosponsor
Motion to reconsider the English amendment to H.R. 2499: N
Correct Vote on the Burton/Young amendment: N
Vote against final passage of H.R. 2499: N
Vote correctly on the Lee (NY) amendment to H.R. 3126: **
Grace F. Napolitano (CA-38)
Grade: D
HR 997 – English Language Unity Act: notcosponsor
Motion to reconsider the English amendment to H.R. 2499: N
Correct Vote on the Burton/Young amendment: N
Vote against final passage of H.R. 2499: N
Vote correctly on the Lee (NY) amendment to H.R. 3126: **
Linda T. S (CA-39)
Grade: F
HR 997 – English Language Unity Act: notcosponsor
Motion to reconsider the English amendment to H.R. 2499: N
Correct Vote on the Burton/Young amendment: N
Vote against final passage of H.R. 2499: N
Vote correctly on the Lee (NY) amendment to H.R. 3126: **
Edward R. Royce (CA-40)
Grade: A+
HR 997 – English Language Unity Act: cosponsor
Motion to reconsider the English amendment to H.R. 2499: Y
Correct Vote on the Burton/Young amendment: Y
Vote against final passage of H.R. 2499: Y
Vote correctly on the Lee (NY) amendment to H.R. 3126: Y
Jerry Lewis (CA-41)
Grade: B
HR 997 – English Language Unity Act: notcosponsor
Motion to reconsider the English amendment to H.R. 2499: Y
Correct Vote on the Burton/Young amendment: N
Vote against final passage of H.R. 2499: Y
Vote correctly on the Lee (NY) amendment to H.R. 3126: **
Gary G. Miller (CA-42)
Grade: A+
HR 997 – English Language Unity Act: cosponsor
Motion to reconsider the English amendment to H.R. 2499: Y
Correct Vote on the Burton/Young amendment: Y
Vote against final passage of H.R. 2499: Y
Vote correctly on the Lee (NY) amendment to H.R. 3126: **
Joe Baca (CA-43)
Grade: F
HR 997 – English Language Unity Act: notcosponsor
Motion to reconsider the English amendment to H.R. 2499: N
Correct Vote on the Burton/Young amendment: N
Vote against final passage of H.R. 2499: N
Vote correctly on the Lee (NY) amendment to H.R. 3126: N
Ken Calvert (CA-44)
Grade: A
HR 997 – English Language Unity Act: cosponsor
Motion to reconsider the English amendment to H.R. 2499: Y
Correct Vote on the Burton/Young amendment: N
Vote against final passage of H.R. 2499: Y
Vote correctly on the Lee (NY) amendment to H.R. 3126: **
Mary Bono Mack (CA-45)
Grade: C
HR 997 – English Language Unity Act: notcosponsor
Motion to reconsider the English amendment to H.R. 2499: Y
Correct Vote on the Burton/Young amendment: N
Vote against final passage of H.R. 2499: Y
Vote correctly on the Lee (NY) amendment to H.R. 3126: **
Dana Rohrabacher (CA-46)
Grade: A
HR 997 – English Language Unity Act: cosponsor
Motion to reconsider the English amendment to H.R. 2499: Y
Correct Vote on the Burton/Young amendment: N
Vote against final passage of H.R. 2499: Y
Vote correctly on the Lee (NY) amendment to H.R. 3126: **
Loretta Sanchez (CA-47)
Grade: F
HR 997 – English Language Unity Act: notcosponsor
Motion to reconsider the English amendment to H.R. 2499: N
Correct Vote on the Burton/Young amendment: N
Vote against final passage of H.R. 2499: N
Vote correctly on the Lee (NY) amendment to H.R. 3126: **
John Campbell (CA-48)
Grade: A-
HR 997 – English Language Unity Act: cosponsor
Motion to reconsider the English amendment to H.R. 2499: Y
Correct Vote on the Burton/Young amendment: N
Vote against final passage of H.R. 2499: Y
Vote correctly on the Lee (NY) amendment to H.R. 3126: Y
Darrell E. Issa (CA-49)
Grade: A-
HR 997 – English Language Unity Act: cosponsor
Motion to reconsider the English amendment to H.R. 2499: Y
Correct Vote on the Burton/Young amendment: N
Vote against final passage of H.R. 2499: Y
Vote correctly on the Lee (NY) amendment to H.R. 3126: **
Brian P. Bilbray (CA-50)
Grade: A+
HR 997 – English Language Unity Act: cosponsor
Motion to reconsider the English amendment to H.R. 2499: Y
Correct Vote on the Burton/Young amendment: Y
Vote against final passage of H.R. 2499: Y
Vote correctly on the Lee (NY) amendment to H.R. 3126: **
Bob Filner (CA-51)
Grade: D
HR 997 – English Language Unity Act: notcosponsor
Motion to reconsider the English amendment to H.R. 2499: DV
Correct Vote on the Burton/Young amendment: DV
Vote against final passage of H.R. 2499: DV
Vote correctly on the Lee (NY) amendment to H.R. 3126: **
Duncan Hunter (CA-52)
Grade: A+
HR 997 – English Language Unity Act: cosponsor
Motion to reconsider the English amendment to H.R. 2499: Y
Correct Vote on the Burton/Young amendment: Y
Vote against final passage of H.R. 2499: Y
Vote correctly on the Lee (NY) amendment to H.R. 3126: **
Susan A. Davis (CA-53)
Grade: F
HR 997 – English Language Unity Act: notcosponsor
Motion to reconsider the English amendment to H.R. 2499: N
Correct Vote on the Burton/Young amendment: N
Vote against final passage of H.R. 2499: N
Vote correctly on the Lee (NY) amendment to H.R. 3126: **

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