WASHINGTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The Council for Citizens Against Government Waste (CCAGW) today released its 2019 Congressional Ratings, highlighting the voting records of all 535 voting members of Congress during the first session of the 116th Congress. The report, which CCAGW has issued since 1989, identifies members whose voting records helped protect taxpayer dollars, as well as those who consistently voted against their interests.
CCAGW 2019 Congressional Ratings Facts:
CCAGW rates members on a 0 to 100 percent scale. Members are placed in the following categories:
- Hostile: 0-19 percent.
- Unfriendly: 20-39 percent.
- Lukewarm: 40-59 percent.
- Friendly: 60-79 percent.
- Taxpayer Hero: 80-99 percent.
- Taxpayer Super Hero: 100 percent.
In 2019, CCAGW scored 55 votes in the House of Representatives and 12 votes in the Senate.
- In 2018, CCAGW scored 55 votes in the House of…