Sam Brownback


2010 Score:
  • Defender of Economic Freedom 2006


2010 96%
Title Description Club Position Rep. Position
Sponsored Bills Would Cut Spending Y Y
Signed Repeal It Pledge Y N
H.R. 3082 Pass Spending Extension Bill N A
H.R. 4853 Permanently Extend Tax Cuts Y Y
H.R. 4853 Limit Tax Cut Extension N N
S. 3985 Increase Social Security Benefits N A
S. 510 New Food Regulations N A
S. 510 Repeal New Burdensome IRS Reporting Regulations Y A
S. 3772 New Gender Pay Regulations N N
H.R. 3081 5% Spending Cut Y Y
S. 3628 Speech Regulations N N
H.R. 1586 $26 Billion Subsidy to States N N
H.R. 4213 Permanent Repeal of Death Tax Y Y
S.J.Res. 2 Disapprove EPA Finding On Carbon Emissions Y Y
H.R. 4173 Financial Regulation Bill N N
S. 3217 Create New Consumer Regulator N N
S. 3217 Debit Card Price Controls N N
S. 3217 End Subsidies for Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac Y Y
S. 3217 Limit Government Sponsored Enterprises Y Y
H.R. 4872 Pass ObamaCare Addendum N N
H.R. 4872 Rescind All Stimulus Funds Y Y
H.R. 4872 Table Amendment to Repeal ObamaCare N N
H.R. 4872 Table Motion to Strike New Medicare Tax from ObamaCare N N
H.R. 1586 Ban Earmarks When Budget is Out of Balance Y Y
H.R. 1586 DC School Choice Y Y
H.J.Res. 4 Increase Debt Ceiling N N
H.J.Res. 45 Attach $20 Billion in Spending Cuts to Debt Ceiling Y Y
H.J.Res. 45 Terminate TARP Y Y
2009 85%
Title Description Club Position Rep. Position
NTU Grade Points Y Y
Not a Sponsor of anti-trade bills Y Y
S.391 N N
H.R. 3590 Pass Health Care Bill N N
H.R. 3590 Constitutional Point of Order on Health Care Bill Y Y
H.R. 3590 Stop Debate on Health Care Bill N N
H.R. 3288 Pass Bloated 2010 Spending Bill N N
S. 1776 Pass Doc "Fix" N N
S. 1023 Create Travel Promotion Office N N
H.R. 3435 Cash for Clunkers N Y
S. 896 Mortgage Cramdown N N
S.Con.Res. 13 Allow for Death Tax Reduction Vote Y Y
S.Con.Res. Pass Bloated 2010 Budget Resolution N N
S.Con.Res. 13 No More Auto Bailouts Y N
S.Con.Res. 13 No Fast Track Vote on Cap and Trade Y Y
S.Con.Res. 13 Create Budget Point of Order against Debt over 90% of GDP Y Y
S.Con.Res. 13 Amend Budget Resolution to allow for Passage of Cap and Trade N N
H.R. 1105 Keep DC School Vouchers Y Y
H.R. 1105 Ban Contingency Fees for State Attorneys General Expert Witnesses Y Y
H.R. 1 Stop Debate on "Stimulus" Spending N N
H.R. 1 Strike Anti-Trade Provision Y N
H.R. 1 Eliminate "Stimulus" Spending, Make Tax Cuts Permanent & Cut Taxes Y Y
H.R. 2 Expand Gov't Run Health Care N N
S. 181 Paycheck Torts N N
S.J.Res. 5 TARP Bailout, Disapprove Second $350 Billion Y Y
2008 74%
Title Description Club Position Rep. Position
NTU Grade Points Y Y
H.R. 7005 Auto Company Bailout N Y
H.R. 1424 Bank Bailout N N
H.R. 6049 Tax Increase for AMT N N
S. 3297 Omnibus Spending Bill N N
H.R. 3221 Fannie And Freddie Bailout -- Final Passage N Y
H.R. 3221 Fannie And Freddie Bailout N N
H.R. 3221 Strike $300 Billion Increase in FHA Insurance Y A
S. 3044 Windfall Profits Tax N N
S. 3036 Cap Carbon Emissions N N
H.R. 2419 Pass Farm Bill N Y
S. 2284 Allow Drilling in Alaska and Offshore Y Y
S. 2284 Create a Federal Hurricane Insurance Program N N
H.R. 3221 Kill Amendment to Allow Judges to Modify Mortgages Y Y
S.Con.Res. Pass Tax Increase Budget N N
S.Con.Res. 70 One Year Ban On Earmarks Y N
S.Con.Res. 70 Create Senate Rule Against Tax Hikes Y Y
S.Con.Res. 70 Extend 2001, 2003 Income Tax Cuts Y Y
S.Con.Res. 70 Cut Spending On Ineffective Programs Y Y
S. 2663 Kill Legal Reform Amendment N N
S. 2663 Kill Amendment on Certain Contingency Fee Agreements N N
2006 98%
Title Description Club Position Rep. Position
Card Check Y N
Pro-Free Speech Letter Y Y
Anti-Free Speech Bill Y N
NTU Rating Y Y
Bill Tally Y N
H.R. 5384 Waive Budget Act N A
H.R. 5684 Oman Free Trade Agreement Y Y
S. 3711 Gulf Offshore Drilling Y Y
S. 2766 Minimum Wage Hike N N
H.R. 8 Death Tax Repeal Y Y
S. 1955 Small Business Health Plans Y Y
H.R. 4297 Extend Tax Cuts Y Y
S. 22 Medical Liability Legal Reform Y A
H.R. 4939 Cut Shipbuilder Pork Y N
H.R. 4939 Cut Seafood Promotion Pork N N
H.R. 4939 Trim Supplemental Spending Hikes N N
H.R. 4939 Cut Rail Line Pork N N
S.Con.Res. 83 Mandatory Spending Restraint Y Y
S.Con.Res. 83 Medicare Point of Order N N
S.Con.Res. 83 Social Security Reserve Fund Y Y
S.Con.Res. 83 Discretionary Spending Limit Y Y
S.Con.Res. 83 Medicare Price "Negotiation" N N
S.Con.Res. 83 TaxGo Rules N N
S. 852 Asbestos -- Medical Criteria N A
2005 88%
Title Description Club Position Rep. Position
Social Security bonus Y Y
Bill Tally Bonus Y N
NTU Grade Points Y Y
S. 1932 Budget Reconc Y Y
S. 2020 Windfall Profit Tax N N
S. 2020 Higher Top Tax Bracket N N
S. 2020 Price controls N N
S. 2020 Higher Marginal Tax Rates N N
S. 1932 Inhofe Budget Cap Y Y
S. 1932 Drug Prices N Y
S. 1932 School Choice Y Y
H.R. 3058 Bridge to Nowhere Y N
H.R. 3058 Minimum Wage N N
H.R. 3 Hwy Conf Report N Y
S. 1307 CAFTA Y Y
H.R. 6 Renewables Mandate, Electricity N Y
H.R. 6 Gas Mandate N Y
H.R. 3 Add $ to Highway Bill N N
S. 600 Trade Tax Increase Y Y
S.Con.Res. 18 Medicaid Reconciliation N N
S.Con.Res. 18 Strike Tax Cuts N N
S.Con.Res. 18 Tax Cut Obstacle N N
S.Con.Res. 18 ANWR N N
S. 5 Class Action Reform Y Y

Y = Yes Vote    N = No Vote    A = Absent for Vote