The Texas Assoc. of Business released its scorecard of the 85th Legislature (PDF), grading House members for their votes on 17 bills and senators for their votes on 15 bills. The group rated 10 representatives at 90% or better and another 65 representatives scored at least 80%. Twelve senators scored at least 80% but none were rated at 90% or better.

The top rankings went to a combination of Republicans and Democrats. Rep. Oscar Longoria (D-Mission) was the only legislator to score a perfect 100%. The top eight House Republicans are, or are expected to be, targeted by movement conservative groups for their alignment with Speaker Straus or their more moderate voting record. They are Reps. Cindy Burkett (R-Sunnyvale), Sarah Davis (R-Houston), Gary Elkins (R-Houston), Dan Huberty (R-Humble), Linda Koop (R-Dallas), Hugh Shine (R-Temple), Jason Villalba (R-Dallas) and Paul Workman (R-Austin).

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