Historians Survey Results Category

Relations with Congress

President's Name2017 Final ScoresCategory Rankings2017 Overall Rankings
201720092000
Lyndon Baines Johnson83.012110
George Washington82.82432
Franklin D. Roosevelt80.13123
Abraham Lincoln79.54341
Thomas Jefferson74.05557
Dwight D. Eisenhower72.06675
Theodore Roosevelt72.07764
Ronald Reagan68.98889
James Monroe66.2991013
William McKinley Jr.65.61010916
James K. Polk64.611111114
John F. Kennedy61.31212138
James Madison60.113151717
Harry S. Truman57.91416156
George H. W. Bush56.315202020
Woodrow Wilson55.216171411
Bill Clinton55.117193615
Calvin Coolidge55.118181927
Gerald R. Ford Jr.54.919131225
Ulysses S. Grant54.620213122
Andrew Jackson53.721141618
Grover Cleveland53.622271823
William H. Taft52.323232824
John Adams52.024282219
George W. Bush51.92536NA33
Benjamin Harrison50.526262430
James A. Garfield48.627222329
Martin Van Buren47.928242534
Chester Arthur45.929252735
Rutherford B. Hayes45.830352132
Herbert Hoover44.931303436
John Quincy Adams44.332313521
Jimmy Carter44.233323326
Warren G. Harding43.834342640
Zachary Taylor43.335293231
Millard Fillmore43.136332937
Richard M. Nixon42.837373028
William Henry Harrison40.538383938
Barack Obama37.839NANA12
Franklin Pierce36.640393741
John Tyler31.041403839
James Buchanan28.442414043
Andrew Johnson17.143424142

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