|Cook PVI||2017 Average Legislative Score||Madison Performance Index (MPI)||Take Action|
|R+11||39||-48||Click for contact info|
Gianforte is a freshman representing Montana’s at-large district. He sits on Oversight and Government Reform, and holds a 39% legislative score Gianforte came to Congress with a reputation for toughness and staunch conservatism, but his bite is more timid than his bark. Time and again in his first year in Congress, Gianforte has voted with the Democrats to raise the debt-ceiling, to admit illegal immigrants, and to protect the bloated budgets of the EPA and the FAA. Gianforte talks like a cowboy, but so far, he’s mostly hat and very little cattle.