Every year National Taxpayers Union (NTU) rates U.S. Representatives and Senators on their actual votes--every vote that affects taxes, spending, and debt. Unlike most organizations that publish ratings, we refuse to play the "rating game" of focusing on only a handful of congressional votes on selected issues. The NTU voting study is the fairest and most accurate guide available on congressional spending. It is a completely unbiased accounting of votes.
- Click here view the NTU Rates Congress Results for the 2nd Session of the 114th Congress.
- You may view the 2016 list of Taxpayers' Friends in the House and Senate here.
- To view the list of votes used to establish the NTU Ratings, please click here.
- NTU's press release for the 2016 Rating is found here.
2016 Taxpayers' Friends Award Winners
Senator Mike Lee (R-UT)
Senator Jeff Flake (R-AZ)
Senator Ben Sasse (R-NE)
Representative Justin Amash (R-MI)
Representative Raúl R. Labrador (R-ID)
Representative Thomas Massie (R-KY)
Representative Paul Gosar (R-AZ)
Representative F. James Sensenbrenner, Jr. (R-WI)
Representative Tom McClintock (R-CA)
Representative Stephen Fincher (R-TN)
Representative Mick Mulvaney (R-SC)
Representative Gary Palmer (R-AL)
Representative John J. Duncan, Jr. (R-TN)
Representative Michael C. Burgess, M.D. (R-TX)
Representative Jaime Herrera Beutler (R-WA)
Representative Scott Garrett (R-NJ)
Representative Dave Brat (R-VA)
Representative Matt Salmon (R-AZ)