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

Rick Nolan

Party Democrat
Currently in office? Yes
State MN
Effectiveness Score B-

Committee Rank: 326/530

Committee Chair Rank: 88/88

Committee Code Title Rank in Committee
House Committee on Agriculture HSAG Member 10
House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure HSPW Member 14
Votes & Bills
% Votes with Party Line 90.15% (113th congress. Rank is 52/537)
92.76% (114th congress. Rank is 148/537)
92.96% (115th congress. Rank is 145/537)
Missed Votes 24 (113th congress. Rank is 135/537)
60 (114th congress. Rank is 383/537)
45 (115th congress. Rank is 390/537)
Bills Sponsored 1 (Bill ranking is 177/537,537/537,537/537)
Bill Information
Bill ID Title Congress Is Active? House Passage Senate Passage Enacted
hr2650-113 To allow the Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa in the State of Minnesota to lease or transfer certain land. 113 senate True 2014-03-13 2014-03-18