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

Mark Takano

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

Committee Rank: 165/530

Committee Chair Rank: 88/88

Committee Code Title Rank in Committee
House Committee on Education and the Workforce HSED Member 10
House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology HSSY Member 14
House Committee on Veterans' Affairs HSVR Member 2
Votes & Bills
% Votes with Party Line 94.54% (113th congress. Rank is 218/537)
96.21% (114th congress. Rank is 385/537)
93.9% (115th congress. Rank is 223/537)
Missed Votes 2 (113th congress. Rank is 105/537)
5 (114th congress. Rank is 340/537)
21 (115th congress. Rank is 232/537)
Bills Sponsored 2 (Bill ranking is 537/537,145/537,537/537)
Bill Information
Bill ID Title Congress Is Active? House Passage Senate Passage Enacted
hr2360-114 To amend title 38, United States Code, to improve the approval of certain programs of education for purposes of educational assistance provided by the Department of Veterans Affairs. 114 house True 2016-02-09 False
hr5229-114 To direct the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to carry out a study to evaluate the effectiveness of programs, especially in regards to women veterans and minority veterans, in transitioning to civilian life, and for other purposes. 114 house True 2016-05-23 False