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Since its inception in 1999, the Legislator of the Year Award annually recognizes four lawmakers selected for their commitment to advancing policies that support innovation and technology.



Previous Legislator of the Year Recipients

  • Year

    Senate

    Democrat

    Republican

    House

    Democrat

    Republican

  • 2016

    Booker, C. (D-NJ)

    Flake, J. (R-AZ)

    Peters, S. (D-CA)

    Issa, D. (R-CA)

  • 2015

    Schatz, B. (D-HI)

    Portman, R. (R-OH)

    DelBene, S. (D-WA)

    Hurd, W. (R-TX)

  • 2014

    Klobuchar, A. (D-MN)

    Moran, J. (R-KS)

    Matsui, D. (D-CA)

    Chaffetz, J. (R-UT)

  • 2013

    Udall, M. (D-CO)

    Thune, J. (R-SD)

    Larsen, R. (D-WA)

    Roskam, P. (R-IL)

  • 2012

    Bennet, M. (D-CO)

    Lee, M. (R-UT)

    Hoyer, S. (D-MD)

    Walden, G. (R-OR)

  • 2011

    Hagan, K. (D-NC)

    Brown, S. (R-MA)

    Matheson, J. (D-UT)

    McCarthy, K. (R-CA)

  • 2010

    Warner, M. (D-VA)

    Crapo, M. (R-ID)

    Crowley, J. (D-NY)

    Brady, K. (R-TX)

  • 2009

    Schumer, C. (D-NY)

    Graham, L. (R-SC)

    Neal, R. (D-MA)

    McCaul, M. (R-TX)

  • 2008

    Boxer, B. (D-CA)

    Alexander, L. (R-TN)

    Pelosi, N. (D-CA)

    Camp, D. (R-MI)

  • 2007

    Kennedy, T. (D-MA)

    Sununu, J. (R-NH)

    Berman, L. (D-CA)

    Cannon, C. (R-UT)

  • 2006

    Leahy, P. (D-VT)

    Cornyn, J. (R-TX)

    Boucher, R. (D-VA) & Lofgren, Z. (D-CA)

    McCrery, J. (R-LA)

  • 2005

    Nelson, B. (D-NE)

    Hatch, O. (R-UT)

    Meeks, G. (D-NY)

    Cantor, E. (R-VA)

  • 2004

    Cantwell, M. (D-WA)

    Smith, G. (R-OR)

    Eshoo, A. (D-CA)

    Smith, L. (R-TX)

  • 2003

    Lieberman, J. (D-CT)

    Ensign, J. (R-NV)

    Smith, A. (D-WA)

    Goodlatte, B. (R-VA)

  • 2002

    Baucus, M. (D-MT)

    Enzi, M. (R-WY)

    Tanner, J. (D-TN)

    Upton, F. (R-MI)

  • 2001

    Reid, H (D-NV)

    Allen, G. (R-VA)

    Jefferson, W. (D-LA)

    Davis, T. (R-VA)

  • 2000

    Wyden, R. (D-OR)

    Bennett, R. (R-ME)

    Dooley, C. (D-CA)

    Armey, D. (R-TX)

  • 1999

    Dodd, C. (D-CT)

    Abraham, S. (R-MI)

    Moran, J. (D-VA)

    Dreier, D. (R-CA)