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America's Space PAC's annual Congressional Scorecard tracks how members of Congress vote on space finance, tax, workforce development, then science, in that order. Each year Space PAC issues Key Vote Alerts urging Representatives and Senators to vote in favor of policies that strengthen our nation’s space economy and against legislation that would raise taxes, increase harmful regulations, and grow our already massive government. At the end of the year, Space PAC conducts a study of how members of Congress voted on key issues and ascribes a score.

Defenders of the Space Economy
Members of Congress scoring 90% or better in a given calendar year and also had lifetime scores of 90% or better are distinguished as “Defenders of the Space Economy” by Space PAC.


Scores are computed on a scale of 0 to 100. Each vote or action in the rating is assigned a certain number of points depending on its relative importance...


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