Rating Group: Council for a Livable World

1997-1998 Positions

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State Office Name Party Rating
AL U.S. Senate - Sr Richard Shelby Republican 0%
CA U.S. Senate - Sr Dianne Feinstein Democratic 80%
IA U.S. Senate - Sr Chuck Grassley Republican 10%
IL U.S. Senate - Sr Dick Durbin Democratic 90%
KY U.S. Senate - Sr Mitch McConnell, Jr. Republican 10%
ME U.S. Senate - Sr Susan Collins Republican 20%
NA President Joe Biden, Jr. Democratic 80%
OH Governor Mike DeWine Republican 10%
OK U.S. Senate - Sr Jim Inhofe Republican 10%
OR U.S. Senate - Sr Ron Wyden Democratic 90%
RI U.S. Senate - Sr Jack Reed Democratic 90%
VT U.S. Senate - Sr Patrick Leahy Democratic 100%
WA U.S. Senate - Sr Patty Murray Democratic 90%
Edmond Spencer Abraham 10%
Daniel Akaka, Sr. 70%
Wayne Allard 0%
John Ashcroft 10%
Max Baucus 80%
Bob Bennett 10%
Jeff Bingaman 80%
Kit Bond 0%
Barbara Boxer 90%
John Breaux 70%
Sam Brownback 0%
Richard Bryan 80%
Conrad Burns 0%
Robert Byrd 80%
Ben Campbell 20%
John Chafee 50%
Joseph Maxwell Cleland 80%
Thad Cochran 20%
Kent Conrad 90%
Paul Coverdell 0%
Larry Craig 10%
Thomas Daschle 70%
Chris Dodd 80%
Pete Domenici, Jr. 10%
Byron Dorgan 90%
Mike Enzi 10%
Russ Feingold 90%
William Frist 20%
Slade Gorton 10%
Daniel Graham 70%
William Phillip Gramm 0%
Rodney Grams 0%
Judd Gregg 10%
Charles Hagel 10%
Tom Harkin 90%
Orrin Hatch 10%
Jesse Helms 0%
Ernest Hollings 60%
Y. Tim Hutchinson 10%
Kay Hutchison 0%
Daniel Inouye 40%
James Merrill Jeffords 70%
Timothy Johnson 80%
Edward Kennedy, Sr. 90%
Bob Kerrey 90%
John Kerry 90%
Herb Kohl 80%
Jon Kyl 0%
Mary Landrieu 80%
Frank Lautenberg 90%
Carl Levin 90%
Joe Lieberman 40%
Trent Lott, Sr. 10%
Dick Lugar 30%
Connie Mack 0%
John McCain III 10%
Barbara Mikulski 60%
Patrick Moynihan 90%
Frank Murkowski 10%
Don Nickles 0%
Harry Reid 90%
Charles Robb 70%
Pat Roberts 10%
Jay Rockefeller IV 70%
William Roth, Jr. 20%
Rick Santorum 10%
Paul Sarbanes 90%
Jeff Sessions III 0%
Gordon Smith 10%
Bob Smith 10%
Olympia Snowe 20%
Arlen Specter 70%
Ted Stevens 30%
Craig Thomas 10%
Fred Thompson 0%
Strom Thurmond 0%
Robert Torricelli 80%
John Warner 20%
Paul Wellstone 100%
State Office Name Party Rating
AL U.S. Senate - Sr Richard Shelby R 0%
CA U.S. Senate - Sr Dianne Feinstein D 80%
IA U.S. Senate - Sr Chuck Grassley R 10%
IL U.S. Senate - Sr Dick Durbin D 90%
KY U.S. Senate - Sr Mitch McConnell, Jr. R 10%
ME U.S. Senate - Sr Susan Collins R 20%
NA President Joe Biden, Jr. D 80%
OH Governor Mike DeWine R 10%
OK U.S. Senate - Sr Jim Inhofe R 10%
OR U.S. Senate - Sr Ron Wyden D 90%
RI U.S. Senate - Sr Jack Reed D 90%
VT U.S. Senate - Sr Patrick Leahy D 100%
WA U.S. Senate - Sr Patty Murray D 90%
Edmond Spencer Abraham 10%
Daniel Akaka, Sr. 70%
Wayne Allard 0%
John Ashcroft 10%
Max Baucus 80%
Bob Bennett 10%
Jeff Bingaman 80%
Kit Bond 0%
Barbara Boxer 90%
John Breaux 70%
Sam Brownback 0%
Richard Bryan 80%
Conrad Burns 0%
Robert Byrd 80%
Ben Campbell 20%
John Chafee 50%
Joseph Maxwell Cleland 80%
Thad Cochran 20%
Kent Conrad 90%
Paul Coverdell 0%
Larry Craig 10%
Thomas Daschle 70%
Chris Dodd 80%
Pete Domenici, Jr. 10%
Byron Dorgan 90%
Mike Enzi 10%
Russ Feingold 90%
William Frist 20%
Slade Gorton 10%
Daniel Graham 70%
William Phillip Gramm 0%
Rodney Grams 0%
Judd Gregg 10%
Charles Hagel 10%
Tom Harkin 90%
Orrin Hatch 10%
Jesse Helms 0%
Ernest Hollings 60%
Y. Tim Hutchinson 10%
Kay Hutchison 0%
Daniel Inouye 40%
James Merrill Jeffords 70%
Timothy Johnson 80%
Edward Kennedy, Sr. 90%
Bob Kerrey 90%
John Kerry 90%
Herb Kohl 80%
Jon Kyl 0%
Mary Landrieu 80%
Frank Lautenberg 90%
Carl Levin 90%
Joe Lieberman 40%
Trent Lott, Sr. 10%
Dick Lugar 30%
Connie Mack 0%
John McCain III 10%
Barbara Mikulski 60%
Patrick Moynihan 90%
Frank Murkowski 10%
Don Nickles 0%
Harry Reid 90%
Charles Robb 70%
Pat Roberts 10%
Jay Rockefeller IV 70%
William Roth, Jr. 20%
Rick Santorum 10%
Paul Sarbanes 90%
Jeff Sessions III 0%
Gordon Smith 10%
Bob Smith 10%
Olympia Snowe 20%
Arlen Specter 70%
Ted Stevens 30%
Craig Thomas 10%
Fred Thompson 0%
Strom Thurmond 0%
Robert Torricelli 80%
John Warner 20%
Paul Wellstone 100%
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