Trey Gowdy

(SC-04)

2018 Score:
56
lifetime:
87
Rank:
126
District:
04
  • Defender of Economic Freedom 2015
  • Defender of Economic Freedom 2014
  • Defender of Economic Freedom 2013
  • Defender of Economic Freedom 2012
  • Defender of Economic Freedom 2011

Votes

2018 56%
Title Description Club Position Rep. Position
HR2 Farm bill with no conservative reforms N Y
HR6760 Tax Cuts 2.0 - make the Trump tax cuts permanent Y Y
HR6757 Tax Cuts 2.0 - expand IRAs and create Universal Savings Accounts Y Y
HR5420 Nationalize 89 acres to expand FDR national historic site N Y
HR6157 Bloated $855B Cromnibus N Y
SB1182 Extends National Flood Insurance Program N Y
HR6199 Expands Health Savings Accounts Y Y
HR184 Repeals the medical device tax Y Y
HR6147 Cut $46.5 million from the National Endowment on the Arts and Humanities Y N
HR6147 Prohibit DC from seizing property to enforce Obamacare's individual mandate Y Y
HR6147 Prohibit DC from enforcing Obamacare's individual mandate Y Y
HR6147 Prohibit funds for the Environmental Justice Small Grants Program Y Y
HR5895 Cut funding by $1.5 billion Y Y
HR5895 Cut funding by 1% Y Y
HR5895 Holman Act for Mark Gabriel, the Western Area Power Administrator Y Y
HR3 Trump's $14.8 billion rescissions package Y Y
HR5895 Eliminate funding for the Advanced Research Project Agency Y N
HR5515 Require dinnerware at DoD to be domestically sourced (Buy American) N N
HR5515 Require stainless steel flatware at DoD to be domestically sourced (Buy American) N N
HR2 Repeals the EPA's Waters of the U.S. rule Y Y
HR2 Farm bill with weak work requirement reforms - no other reforms N Y
HR2 Reform the sugar program Y Y
HR2 Phase out farm subsidies by the year 2030 Y N
HR2 Repeal the biomass and bioenergy subsidy programs Y N
HR4 Prohibit funds for Davis-Bacon wage requirements Y A
HR1625 FY18 continuing resolution thru Sept 30, 2018 N Y
HR620 Require individuals to ask establishments to comply with ADA before filing a lawsuit Y Y
HR1892 Trump-Schumer Bipartisan Budget Act. CR thru 3/23/2018. $90B for disaster relief. Debt ceiling suspended until 3/1/2019 N Y
2017 88%
Title Description Club Position Rep. Position
HR4667 On passage RC# 709 N Y
HR1 On agreeing to the conference report RC# 692 Y Y
HR3979 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended RC# 687 N Y
HR1 On passage RC# 637 Y Y
HR569 On motion to suspend the rules and agree to the resolution RC# 566 N Y
HCR71 On agreeing to the McClintock amendment (A003) H.Amdt.455 RC# 555 Y Y
HR3354 On agreeing to the Grothman amendment (A145) H.Amdt.417 RC# 510 Y Y
HR3354 On agreeing to the Norman amendment (A100) H.Amdt.372 RC# 492 Y Y
HR601 On motion that the House agree to the Senate amendment to the House amendment to the Senate amendment RC# 480 N Y
HR3354 On agreeing to the Biggs amendment (A070) H.Amdt.342 RC# 474 Y Y
HR3354 On agreeing to the McClintock amendment (A011) H.Amdt.283 RC# 447 Y Y
HR3354 On agreeing to the Budd amendment (A014) H.Amdt.286 RC# 448 Y Y
HR3354 On agreeing to the Brooks (AL) amendment (A015) H.Amdt.287 RC# 449 Y Y
HR3354 On agreeing to the Grothman amendment (A027) H.Amdt.299 RC# 454 Y Y
HR502 On motion to suspend the rules and agree to the resolution RC# 441 N Y
HR3219 On agreeing to the Blackburn amendment (A042) H.Amdt.254 RC# 428 Y Y
HR3219 On agreeing to the King (IA) amendment (A015) H.Amdt.227 RC# 419 Y Y
HR2883 On motion to recommit with instructions RC# 397 N N
HR10 On passage RC# 299 Y Y
HR1259 On passage RC# 168 Y Y
HJR36 On passage RC# 78 Y Y
SCR3 On agreeing to the resolution RC# 58 Y Y
HR26 On passage RC# 23 Y Y
2016 85%
Title Description Club Position Rep. Position
HR985 On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass, as Amended N Y
HR5325 On Agreeing to the Senate Amendment N N
HR5538 On Agreeing to the Amendment N N
HR5538 On Agreeing to the Amendment Y Y
S 1252 Pass a bill to create a $3.8 billion program to promote global security and agricultural development N Y
HJR88 On passage, the objections of the President to the contrary notwithstanding Y Y
HR5525 On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass Y Y
HR5293 On Agreeing to the Amendment Y N
HR5053 On Passage Y Y
HR5325 On Agreeing to the Amendment Y Y
HR5278 On Agreeing to the Amendment N N
HR5485 On Agreeing to the Amendment N N
HR5055 On Agreeing to the Amendment Y Y
HR5055 On Agreeing to the Amendment Y Y
HR5055 On Agreeing to the Amendment Y N
HR5055 On Agreeing to the Amendment Y Y
HR4974 On Agreeing to the Amendment Y Y
HR4909 On Agreeing to the Amendment Y Y
HR4901 On Passage Y Y
HJR88 On Passage Y Y
SJR22 On Passage Y Y
HR1644 On Agreeing to the Amendment N N
HR3762 On Motion to Concur in the Senate Amendment Y Y
2015 94%
Title Description Club Position Rep. Position
HR2029 On Concurring in Senate Amdt with Amdt Specified in Section 3(a) of H.Res. 566 N N
HR22 On Agreeing to the Conference Report N N
SJR23 On Passage Y Y
HR22 On Agreeing to the Amendment Y Y
HR22 On Agreeing to the Amendment Y Y
HR22 On Agreeing to the Amendment N N
HR1314 On Motion that the House Concur in the Senate Amendment with an Amendment N N
HR597 On Passage N N
HR10 On Passage Y Y
HR702 On Passage Y Y
HR758 On Passage Y Y
HR427 On Passage Y Y
HR3038 On Passage N Y
HR6 On Passage N Y
HR6 On Agreeing to the Amendment Y Y
HR2822 On Agreeing to the Amendment Y Y
HR5 On Agreeing to the Amendment Y Y
HR5 On Agreeing to the Amendment Y Y
HR2146 On Motion to Concur in Senate Amendment With Amendment Y Y
HR1314 Concurring in portion of Senate Amdt comprising title II (except section 212) N N
HR2577 On Agreeing to the Amendment Y Y
HR2028 On Agreeing to the Amendment Y Y
HR2028 On Agreeing to the Amendment Y Y
HR1105 On Passage Y Y
HR2 On Passage N Y
HCR27 On Agreeing to the Amendment Y Y
HR749 On Passage N N
HR596 On Passage Y Y
2014 95%
Title Description Club Position Rep. Position
H R 83 Pass bloated FY 2015 budget bill N N
H R 2 Approve Keystone pipeline, streamline drilling permitting, block EPA rules costing more than $1 billion or fracking rules Y Y
H R 3522 Allow people to "keep their plan" rather than get ObamaCare-compliant plans Y Y
H R 4923 Cut $3.1 billion in corporate welfare research subsidies in energy and water appropriations bill Y Y
H R 4745 Cut 10% from a federal housing subsidy program Y Y
H R 2548 Pass bill that includes reauthorization of subsidies for overseas private investment N N
H R 3370 Pass fiscally irresponsible changes to federal flood insurance program N N
H R 5771 Pass bill to extend poorly designed "temporary" tax breaks N N
H R 1022 Creates new program devoted to "critical elements" in the Energy Dept. N N
H R 4450 Extend the Travel Promotion Act N N
H R 5021 Highway Trust Fund bailout N N
H R 4923 Block Davis-Bacon union wage subsidy in energy and water appropriations bill Y Y
H R 4923 Amendment to end Energy Department loan program Y Y
H R 4923 Cut 7.5% from non-defense spending in energy and water appropriations bill Y Y
H R 4660 Cut $350 million from the Legal Services Corporation Y N
H R 4660 Cut $247.5 million from the Economic Development Administration Y Y
H R 1944 Pass bill to bar funds to state or local gov't using eminent domain for private development Y Y
H R 3865 Pass bill to block IRS from imposing new nonprofit political speech limits Y Y
S 540 Suspend debt ceiling until March 15, 2015 with no reforms N N
H R 2642 Final passage of bloated farm bill N N
H R 3547 Pass bloated FY 2014 budget bill N Y
2013 97%
Title Description Club Position Rep. Position
Did not sponsor anti-China trade bill Y Y
Sandy Votes Points Y Y
H J RES 59 Pass Ryan-Murray budget deal that partially unwinds the sequester and increases spending caps N N
H R 2775 Pass government funding bill that cancels automatic spending cuts and suspends the debt ceiling until 2014 N N
H J RES 59 Pass gov't funding bill that delays the ObamaCare mandate; requires the president, congressmen and staff to use unsubsidized ObamaCare Y Y
H J RES 59 Adopt government funding bill that defunds ObamaCare Y Y
H R 807 Pass debt ceiling reform bill Y Y
H R 2609 Cut energy program subsidies by $1.5 billion Y Y
H R 2217 Amendment to block phase out of flood insurance subsidy in current law N N
H R 2216 Block Davis-Bacon union wage subsidy in military construction Y Y
H R 41 Pass fiscally irresponsible federal flood insurance program N N
H R 297 Pass bill to fund doctor education at children's hospitals N N
H R 367 Require congressional approval of major regulations Y Y
H R 8 Pass deal to increase tax rates, delay automatic spending cuts N N
H R 6726 Freeze federal employee pay Y Y
H R 2610 Eliminate airline route subsidies Y Y
H R 2642 Pass bloated farm bill #2 N Y
H R 2609 Eliminate funding for the "advanced technology" vehicle manufacturing program Y Y
H R 1947 Strike the Christmas Tree tax from the farm bill Y Y
H R 1947 Eliminate the National Sheep Industry Improvement Center Y Y
H R 1947 Allow states to add work require -ments to the food stamp program Y Y
H R 1947 Reduce the sugar subsidy program Y Y
H R 1947 Strike the farmers' market subsidy program from the bill Y Y
H R 1947 Pass bloated farm bill #1 N N
H R 1947 Repeal subsidy to advertise farm products Y Y
H R 1947 Repeal dairy farm subsidy program Y Y
H R 3 Approve Keystone pipeline Y Y
H R 45 Repeal ObamaCare Y Y
H R 1120 Prohibit labor board from acting or issuing rules without a quorum Y Y
H R 678 Add an anti-trade "Buy American" provision to a hydropower development bill N N
H R 152 Increase Hurricane Sandy spending with no offsetting cuts N N
H R 152 Cut spending to finance Hurricane Sandy spending Y Y
H R 152 Cut $1 million of new funding for the Legal Services Corporation Y Y
H R 152 Increase Hurricane Sandy spending bill by $33.7 billion N N
H R 152 Passage of fiscally irresponsible $50.5 billion Hurricane Sandy spending bill N N
2012 90%
Title Description Club Position Rep. Position
Farm Bill Petition Y Y
Cut Scorecard Y Y
H RES 841 Adopt rule on bill that increases tax rates and cancels spending cuts N Y
H R 6684 Pass bill to reduce automatic spending cuts N Y
H R 6156 Pass Russian free trade bill Y Y
H R 6213 Bar new energy loan guarantees Y Y
H J RES 11 Pass omnibus government spending bill, fund ObamaCare N N
H R 5865 Create federal manufacturing planning board N N
H R 2072 Reauthorize Export-Import Bank subsidies N Y
H R 3606 Ease SEC regulations on emerging growth companies Y Y
H R 4348 Cap transportation bill spending Y Y
H R 5325 Limit Davis Bacon union wage subsidy rule Y Y
H R 4105 Allow Commerce Dept. to impose new import taxes N Y
H R 8 Extend all 2001 & 2003 tax rate cuts for 2013 Y Y
H R 1173 Repeal long term care entitlement Y Y
H R 4078 Pass Regulatory Freeze for Jobs Act Y Y
H R 6079 Repeal ObamaCare Y Y
H R 4348 Pass bloated spending bill for tranportation programs and student loan and flood insurance subsidies N N
H R 4348 Ban use of imports in transportation projects N N
H R 4628 Extend student loan subsidies for one year N N
H CON RES Pass Republican Study Cmte. Budget Y Y
H R 3309 Impose new political speech restrictions N N
H R 3408 Expand oil and gas leasing Y Y
2011 97%
Title Description Club Position Rep. Position
Sign Letter in opposition to debt ceiling increase "compromise" Y Y
Sign Cut, Cap and Balance Pledge Letter Y Y
Didn't sign discharge petition on anti-trade bill Y Y
H R 2055 Pass bloated omnibus appropriations bill N N
H R 3630 Impose 3.6% income tax surtax N N
H R 2112 Pass bloated spending bill for five departments N N
H R 2832 Revive expanded trade adjustment assistance N N
H R 3080 Pass South Korea trade agreement Y N
H R 3078 Pass Colombia trade agreement Y Y
H R 3079 Pass Panama trade agreement Y Y
H R 2587 Limit NLRB's powers Y Y
H J RES 37 Disapprove Internet regulations Y Y
H R 910 Bar EPA from passing greenhouse gas regulations Y Y
H R 10 Require congressional approval of major regulations Y Y
S 365 Increase debt limit N N
H R 2584 Cut Interior - Environment appropriations by $3 billion Y Y
H R 2551 Cut Botanic Garden funding by $3 million Y Y
H R 2560 Pass Cut, Cap and Balance Y Y
H R 2354 Cut Energy - Water appropriations bill spending by 5% Y Y
H R 1309 Strike new flood insurance programs Y Y
H R 1309 Eliminate federally subsidized flood insurance program Y N
H R 2112 Cut agriculture dept. spending bill by 5% Y Y
H R 2112 Cut ethanol subsidy Y Y
H R 1540 Bar funding for speech regulations Y Y
H CON RES Republican Study Cmte. Budget Y Y
H R 471 DC school vouchers Y Y
H J RES 48 Passage of continuing appropriations bill N N
H R 1 Roll back most spending in the bill to 2006 levels Y Y
H R 1 Limit Davis Bacon Y Y
H R 1 Cut most continuing appropriations spending 5.5% Y Y
H R 1 Stop many new leases for oil and gas drilling N N
H R 1 Strike funding for NLRB Y Y
H R 1 Cut Amtrak grants Y Y
H R 1 Cut energy subsidies Y Y
H R 1 Strike pork funding for drug intelligence center Y Y
H R 1 Eliminate Legal Services Corporation Y Y
H R 2 Repeal ObamaCare Y Y

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