American Presidents





C-SPAN Survey
of Presidential Leadership

Historian Survey Results Category:
Relations with Congress

President's Name
Final Score 
 Category Ranking
 Overall Ranking
1. Lyndon Baines Johnson
80.3
1
10
2. Franklin Delano Roosevelt
78.6
2
2
3. George Washington
75.8
3
3
4. Abraham Lincoln
75.3
4
1
5. Thomas Jefferson
74.1
5
7
6. Theodore Roosevelt
71.9
6
4
7. Dwight D. Eisenhower
69.0
7
9
8. Ronald Reagan
63.5
8
11
9. William McKinley
63.0
9
15
10. James Monroe
61.1
10
14
11. James K. Polk
60.6
11
12
12. Gerald Ford
60.2
12
23
13. John F. Kennedy
58.1
13
8
14. Woodrow Wilson
56.7
14
6
15. Harry S. Truman
56.6
15
5
16. Andrew Jackson
56.1
16
13
17. James Madison
55.2
17
18
18. Grover Cleveland
54.0
18
17
19. Calvin Coolidge
52.8
19
27
20. George Bush
52.6
20
20
21. Rutherford B. Hayes
50.0
21
26
22. John Adams
49.3
22
16
23. James Garfield
48.2
23
29
24. Benjamin Harrison
47.9
24
31
25. Martin Van Buren
47.3
25
30
26. Warren G. Harding
47.0
26
38
27. Chester Arthur
47.0
27
32
28. William Howard Taft
46.5
28
24
29. Millard Fillmore
45.6
29
35
30. Richard Nixon
44.0
30
25
31. Ulysses S. Grant
42.5
31
33
32. Zachary Taylor
41.6
32
28
33. Jimmy Carter
41.6
33
22
34. Herbert Hoover
40.2
34
34
35. John Quincy Adams
39.6
35
19
36. Bill Clinton
38.2
36
39
37. Franklin Pierce
33.0
37
9
38. John Tyler
30.2
38
36
39. William Henry Harrison
30.0
39
37
40. James Buchanan
27.5
40
41
41. Andrew Johnson
13.7
41
40
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