Congressional Report Card

Looking at how effective our congress is. We evaluated all congress-persons from the 113, 114, and 115th sessions up congress gave them a grade based on their relative ranking compared to their peers.

Range breakdowns are as follows:
A range = 8%, B range = 22%, C range = 36%, D = 18%, F = 16% (Note: Average = C grade, A being best, F being worst)

Grades are calculated based on rankings that take into account committee membership, committee leadership, voting alignment (bipartisan voting strategies favored), votes missed (high # of votes missed penalized), bills sponsored, and bills sponsored that passed.
All data was collected from ProPublica's congress API

Created by Abhinav Suri, Katie Jiang, Lutong Cai, and Loujeine Boutar

Susan Collins

Party Republican
Currently in office? Yes
State ME
Effectiveness Score A-

Committee Rank: 94/530

Committee Chair Rank: 13/88

Committee Code Title Rank in Committee
Senate Special Committee on Aging SPAG Chairman 1
Senate Committee on Appropriations SSAP Member 4
Senate Select Committee on Intelligence SLIN Member 4
Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions SSHR Member 6
Votes & Bills
% Votes with Party Line 73.9% (114th congress. Rank is 6/537)
89.69% (115th congress. Rank is 55/537)
Missed Votes 0 (114th congress. Rank is 23/537)
0 (115th congress. Rank is 15/537)
Bills Sponsored 4 (Bill ranking is 537/537,537/537)
Bill Information
Bill ID Title Congress Is Active? House Passage Senate Passage Enacted
sres259-113 A resolution designating September 2013 as "Campus Fire Safety Month". 113 senate True 2013-09-25 False
sres593-113 A resolution designating December 13, 2014, as "Wreaths Across America Day". 113 senate True 2014-12-03 False
sres471-113 A resolution honoring former President George H.W. Bush on the occasion of his 90th birthday and Barbara Bush on the occasion of her 89th birthday and extending the best wishes of the Senate to former President Bush and Mrs. Bush. 113 senate True 2014-06-11 False
s853-113 A bill to provide the Secretary of Transportation with the flexibility to transfer certain funds to prevent reduced operations and staffing of the Federal Aviation Administration, and for other purposes. 113 senate True 2013-04-25 False