Rating Group: League of Conservation Voters

2012 Lifetime Positions

Issues: Environment

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State Office Name Party Rating
AK U.S. Senate - Sr Lisa Murkowski Republican 19%
AL U.S. House - 3 Mike Rogers Republican 11%
AL U.S. House - 4 Robert Aderholt Republican 4%
AL U.S. House - 7 Terri Sewell Democratic 80%
AR U.S. Senate - Sr John Boozman Republican 7%
AR U.S. House - 1 Rick Crawford Republican 9%
AR U.S. House - 3 Steve Womack Republican 7%
AR Attorney General Tim Griffin Republican 9%
AZ U.S. House - 1 David Schweikert Republican 11%
AZ U.S. House - 7 Raul Grijalva Democratic 96%
AZ U.S. House - 9 Paul Gosar Republican 11%
CA U.S. Senate - Sr Dianne Feinstein Democratic 89%
CA U.S. House - 4 Mike Thompson Democratic 91%
CA U.S. House - 5 Tom McClintock Republican 6%
CA U.S. House - 8 John Garamendi Democratic 90%
CA U.S. House - 11 Nancy Pelosi Democratic 92%
CA U.S. House - 12 Barbara Lee Democratic 96%
CA U.S. House - 16 Anna Eshoo Democratic 96%
CA U.S. House - 18 Zoe Lofgren Democratic 91%
CA U.S. House - 20 Kevin McCarthy Republican 4%
CA U.S. House - 21 Jim Costa Democratic 54%
CA U.S. House - 28 Judy Chu Democratic 99%
CA U.S. House - 30 Adam Schiff Democratic 98%
CA U.S. House - 31 Grace Napolitano Democratic 92%
CA U.S. House - 32 Brad Sherman Democratic 97%
CA U.S. House - 38 Linda Sánchez Democratic 89%
CA U.S. House - 41 Ken Calvert Republican 8%
CA U.S. House - 43 Maxine Waters Democratic 89%
CA U.S. House - 48 Darrell Issa Republican 5%
CA Mayor Karen Bass Democratic 89%
CA Supervisor - 4 Janice Hahn 89%
CO U.S. Senate - Sr Michael Bennet Democratic 90%
CO U.S. House - 1 Diana DeGette Democratic 97%
CO U.S. House - 5 Doug Lamborn Republican 5%
CO Governor Jared Polis Democratic 94%
CO Mayor - At-Large Michael Coffman Republican 6%
CT U.S. Senate - Sr Richard Blumenthal Democratic 92%
CT U.S. Senate - Jr Chris Murphy Democratic 95%
CT U.S. House - 1 John Larson Democratic 89%
CT U.S. House - 2 Joe Courtney Democratic 97%
CT U.S. House - 3 Rosa DeLauro Democratic 95%
CT U.S. House - 4 Jim Himes Democratic 95%
DE U.S. Senate - Sr Tom Carper Democratic 86%
DE U.S. Senate - Jr Chris Coons Democratic 96%
DE Governor John Carney, Jr. Democratic 94%
FL U.S. Senate - Sr Marco Rubio Republican 12%
FL U.S. House - 8 Bill Posey Republican 10%
FL U.S. House - 11 Daniel Webster Republican 11%
FL U.S. House - 14 Kathy Castor Democratic 94%
FL U.S. House - 16 Vern Buchanan Republican 28%
FL U.S. House - 24 Frederica Wilson Democratic 84%
FL U.S. House - 25 Debbie Wasserman Schultz Democratic 95%
GA U.S. House - 2 Sanford Bishop, Jr. Democratic 50%
GA U.S. House - 4 Hank Johnson, Jr. Democratic 94%
GA U.S. House - 8 Austin Scott Republican 4%
GA U.S. House - 13 David Scott Democratic 78%
HI U.S. Senate - Jr Mazie Hirono Democratic 92%
IA U.S. Senate - Sr Chuck Grassley Republican 21%
ID U.S. Senate - Sr Mike Crapo Republican 7%
ID U.S. Senate - Jr James Risch Republican 12%
ID U.S. House - 2 Mike Simpson Republican 8%
ID Attorney General Raúl Labrador Republican 7%
IL U.S. Senate - Sr Dick Durbin Democratic 85%
IL U.S. House - 5 Mike Quigley Democratic 98%
IL U.S. House - 7 Danny Davis Democratic 91%
IL U.S. House - 9 Jan Schakowsky Democratic 97%
IN U.S. Senate - Sr Todd Young Republican 4%
IN U.S. House - 7 André Carson Democratic 90%
IN U.S. House - 8 Larry Bucshon Republican 9%
IN Attorney General Todd Rokita Republican 9%
KS U.S. Senate - Sr Jerry Moran Republican 9%
KY U.S. Senate - Sr Mitch McConnell, Jr. Republican 7%
KY U.S. Senate - Jr Rand Paul Republican 8%
KY U.S. House - 2 Brett Guthrie Republican 12%
KY U.S. House - 5 Hal Rogers Republican 10%
LA U.S. Senate - Sr Bill Cassidy Republican 14%
LA U.S. House - 1 Steve Scalise Republican 7%
LA Attorney General Jeff Landry Republican 6%
MA U.S. Senate - Jr Ed Markey Democratic 94%
MA U.S. House - 1 Richard Neal Democratic 90%
MA U.S. House - 2 Jim McGovern Democratic 99%
MA U.S. House - 8 Stephen Lynch Democratic 94%
MA U.S. House - 9 Bill Keating Democratic 97%
MD U.S. Senate - Sr Ben Cardin Democratic 91%
MD U.S. Senate - Jr Chris Van Hollen, Jr. Democratic 98%
MD U.S. House - 1 Andy Harris Republican 7%
MD U.S. House - 2 Dutch Ruppersberger Democratic 83%
MD U.S. House - 3 John Sarbanes Democratic 96%
MD U.S. House - 5 Steny Hoyer Democratic 80%
ME U.S. Senate - Sr Susan Collins Republican 67%
ME U.S. House - 1 Chellie Pingree Democratic 94%
ME Councilor - Ward 3 Mike Michaud 92%
MI U.S. Senate - Sr Debbie Stabenow Democratic 85%
MI U.S. Senate - Jr Gary Peters Democratic 88%
MI U.S. House - 4 Bill Huizenga Republican 10%
MI U.S. House - 5 Tim Walberg Republican 6%
MN U.S. Senate - Sr Amy Klobuchar Democratic 91%
MN U.S. House - 4 Betty McCollum Democratic 92%
MN Governor Tim Walz Democratic/Farmer/Labor 81%
MN Attorney General Keith Ellison Democratic/Farmer/Labor 94%
State Office Name Party Rating
AK U.S. Senate - Sr Lisa Murkowski R 19%
AL U.S. House - 3 Mike Rogers R 11%
AL U.S. House - 4 Robert Aderholt R 4%
AL U.S. House - 7 Terri Sewell D 80%
AR U.S. Senate - Sr John Boozman R 7%
AR U.S. House - 1 Rick Crawford R 9%
AR U.S. House - 3 Steve Womack R 7%
AR Attorney General Tim Griffin R 9%
AZ U.S. House - 1 David Schweikert R 11%
AZ U.S. House - 7 Raul Grijalva D 96%
AZ U.S. House - 9 Paul Gosar R 11%
CA U.S. Senate - Sr Dianne Feinstein D 89%
CA U.S. House - 4 Mike Thompson D 91%
CA U.S. House - 5 Tom McClintock R 6%
CA U.S. House - 8 John Garamendi D 90%
CA U.S. House - 11 Nancy Pelosi D 92%
CA U.S. House - 12 Barbara Lee D 96%
CA U.S. House - 16 Anna Eshoo D 96%
CA U.S. House - 18 Zoe Lofgren D 91%
CA U.S. House - 20 Kevin McCarthy R 4%
CA U.S. House - 21 Jim Costa D 54%
CA U.S. House - 28 Judy Chu D 99%
CA U.S. House - 30 Adam Schiff D 98%
CA U.S. House - 31 Grace Napolitano D 92%
CA U.S. House - 32 Brad Sherman D 97%
CA U.S. House - 38 Linda Sánchez D 89%
CA U.S. House - 41 Ken Calvert R 8%
CA U.S. House - 43 Maxine Waters D 89%
CA U.S. House - 48 Darrell Issa R 5%
CA Mayor Karen Bass D 89%
CA Supervisor - 4 Janice Hahn 89%
CO U.S. Senate - Sr Michael Bennet D 90%
CO U.S. House - 1 Diana DeGette D 97%
CO U.S. House - 5 Doug Lamborn R 5%
CO Governor Jared Polis D 94%
CO Mayor - At-Large Michael Coffman R 6%
CT U.S. Senate - Sr Richard Blumenthal D 92%
CT U.S. Senate - Jr Chris Murphy D 95%
CT U.S. House - 1 John Larson D 89%
CT U.S. House - 2 Joe Courtney D 97%
CT U.S. House - 3 Rosa DeLauro D 95%
CT U.S. House - 4 Jim Himes D 95%
DE U.S. Senate - Sr Tom Carper D 86%
DE U.S. Senate - Jr Chris Coons D 96%
DE Governor John Carney, Jr. D 94%
FL U.S. Senate - Sr Marco Rubio R 12%
FL U.S. House - 8 Bill Posey R 10%
FL U.S. House - 11 Daniel Webster R 11%
FL U.S. House - 14 Kathy Castor D 94%
FL U.S. House - 16 Vern Buchanan R 28%
FL U.S. House - 24 Frederica Wilson D 84%
FL U.S. House - 25 Debbie Wasserman Schultz D 95%
GA U.S. House - 2 Sanford Bishop, Jr. D 50%
GA U.S. House - 4 Hank Johnson, Jr. D 94%
GA U.S. House - 8 Austin Scott R 4%
GA U.S. House - 13 David Scott D 78%
HI U.S. Senate - Jr Mazie Hirono D 92%
IA U.S. Senate - Sr Chuck Grassley R 21%
ID U.S. Senate - Sr Mike Crapo R 7%
ID U.S. Senate - Jr James Risch R 12%
ID U.S. House - 2 Mike Simpson R 8%
ID Attorney General Raúl Labrador R 7%
IL U.S. Senate - Sr Dick Durbin D 85%
IL U.S. House - 5 Mike Quigley D 98%
IL U.S. House - 7 Danny Davis D 91%
IL U.S. House - 9 Jan Schakowsky D 97%
IN U.S. Senate - Sr Todd Young R 4%
IN U.S. House - 7 André Carson D 90%
IN U.S. House - 8 Larry Bucshon R 9%
IN Attorney General Todd Rokita R 9%
KS U.S. Senate - Sr Jerry Moran R 9%
KY U.S. Senate - Sr Mitch McConnell, Jr. R 7%
KY U.S. Senate - Jr Rand Paul R 8%
KY U.S. House - 2 Brett Guthrie R 12%
KY U.S. House - 5 Hal Rogers R 10%
LA U.S. Senate - Sr Bill Cassidy R 14%
LA U.S. House - 1 Steve Scalise R 7%
LA Attorney General Jeff Landry R 6%
MA U.S. Senate - Jr Ed Markey D 94%
MA U.S. House - 1 Richard Neal D 90%
MA U.S. House - 2 Jim McGovern D 99%
MA U.S. House - 8 Stephen Lynch D 94%
MA U.S. House - 9 Bill Keating D 97%
MD U.S. Senate - Sr Ben Cardin D 91%
MD U.S. Senate - Jr Chris Van Hollen, Jr. D 98%
MD U.S. House - 1 Andy Harris R 7%
MD U.S. House - 2 Dutch Ruppersberger D 83%
MD U.S. House - 3 John Sarbanes D 96%
MD U.S. House - 5 Steny Hoyer D 80%
ME U.S. Senate - Sr Susan Collins R 67%
ME U.S. House - 1 Chellie Pingree D 94%
ME Councilor - Ward 3 Mike Michaud 92%
MI U.S. Senate - Sr Debbie Stabenow D 85%
MI U.S. Senate - Jr Gary Peters D 88%
MI U.S. House - 4 Bill Huizenga R 10%
MI U.S. House - 5 Tim Walberg R 6%
MN U.S. Senate - Sr Amy Klobuchar D 91%
MN U.S. House - 4 Betty McCollum D 92%
MN Governor Tim Walz DFL 81%
MN Attorney General Keith Ellison DFL 94%
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