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State Office Name Party Rating
AK U.S. Senate - Sr Lisa Murkowski Republican 31
AK U.S. House - At-Large Donald Young Republican 39
AL U.S. Senate - Sr Richard Shelby Republican 17
AL U.S. House - 3 Mike Rogers Republican 32
AL U.S. House - 4 Robert Aderholt Republican 23
AR U.S. Senate - Sr John Boozman Republican 22
AZ U.S. House - 3 Raul Grijalva Democratic 68
CA U.S. Senate - Sr Dianne Feinstein Democratic 68
CA U.S. House - 5 Mike Thompson Democratic 66
CA U.S. House - 6 Doris Matsui Democratic 65
CA U.S. House - 9 Jerry McNerney Democratic 65
CA U.S. House - 12 Nancy Pelosi Democratic 31
CA U.S. House - 13 Barbara Lee Democratic 70
CA U.S. House - 16 Jim Costa Democratic 65
CA U.S. House - 18 Anna Eshoo Democratic 70
CA U.S. House - 19 Zoe Lofgren Democratic 70
CA U.S. House - 22 Devin Nunes Republican 15
CA U.S. House - 23 Kevin McCarthy Republican 15
CA U.S. House - 28 Adam Schiff Democratic 70
CA U.S. House - 30 Brad Sherman Democratic 73
CA U.S. House - 32 Grace Napolitano Democratic 67
CA U.S. House - 38 Linda Sánchez Democratic 72
CA U.S. House - 40 Lucille Roybal-Allard Democratic 68
CA U.S. House - 42 Ken Calvert Republican 17
CA U.S. House - 43 Maxine Waters Democratic 71
CA U.S. House - 53 Susan Davis Democratic 70
CA Attorney General Xavier Becerra Democratic 65
CA Supervisor - 1 Hilda Solis 68
CO U.S. House - 1 Diana DeGette Democratic 68
CO U.S. House - 5 Doug Lamborn Republican 17
CO U.S. House - 7 Ed Perlmutter Democratic 63
CT U.S. Senate - Jr Chris Murphy Democratic 70
CT U.S. House - 1 John Larson Democratic 65
CT U.S. House - 2 Joe Courtney Democratic 68
CT U.S. House - 3 Rosa DeLauro Democratic 68
DE U.S. Senate - Sr Tom Carper Democratic 63
FL U.S. House - 12 Gus Bilirakis Republican 32
FL U.S. House - 14 Kathy Castor Democratic 62
FL U.S. House - 16 Vern Buchanan Republican 37
FL U.S. House - 20 Alcee Hastings, Sr. Democratic 69
FL U.S. House - 23 Debbie Wasserman Schultz Democratic 65
FL U.S. House - 25 Mario Diaz-Balart Republican 32
GA U.S. House - 2 Sanford Bishop, Jr. Democratic 63
GA U.S. House - 4 Hank Johnson, Jr. Democratic 67
GA U.S. House - 13 David Scott Democratic 67
HI U.S. Senate - Jr Mazie Hirono Democratic 68
IA U.S. Senate - Sr Chuck Grassley Republican 30
IA U.S. House - 2 Dave Loebsack Democratic 67
IA U.S. House - 4 Steve King Republican 13
ID U.S. Senate - Sr Mike Crapo Republican 13
ID U.S. House - 2 Mike Simpson Republican 42
IL U.S. Senate - Sr Dick Durbin Democratic 65
IL U.S. House - 1 Bobby Rush Democratic 68
IL U.S. House - 3 Dan Lipinski Democratic 68
IL U.S. House - 7 Danny Davis Democratic 72
IL U.S. House - 9 Jan Schakowsky Democratic 73
IL U.S. House - 15 John Shimkus Republican 27
IN U.S. House - 1 Pete Visclosky Democratic 68
KS U.S. Senate - Sr Pat Roberts Republican 17
KS U.S. Senate - Jr Jerry Moran Republican 36
KY U.S. Senate - Sr Mitch McConnell, Jr. Republican 17
KY U.S. House - 3 John Yarmuth Democratic 72
KY U.S. House - 5 Hal Rogers Republican 23
MA U.S. Senate - Jr Ed Markey Democratic 75
MA U.S. House - 1 Richard Neal Democratic 65
MA U.S. House - 2 Jim McGovern Democratic 73
MA U.S. House - 8 Stephen Lynch Democratic 62
MD U.S. Senate - Sr Ben Cardin Democratic 65
MD U.S. Senate - Jr Chris Van Hollen, Jr. Democratic 65
MD U.S. House - 2 Dutch Ruppersberger Democratic 60
MD U.S. House - 3 John Sarbanes Democratic 68
MD U.S. House - 5 Steny Hoyer Democratic 65
ME U.S. Senate - Sr Susan Collins Republican 56
MI U.S. Senate - Sr Debbie Stabenow Democratic 56
MI U.S. House - 6 Fred Upton Republican 53
MI U.S. House - 7 Tim Walberg Republican 12
MN U.S. Senate - Sr Amy Klobuchar Democratic 65
MN U.S. House - 4 Betty McCollum Democratic 65
MN U.S. House - 7 Collin Peterson Democratic 62
MN Governor Tim Walz Democratic/Farmer/Labor 65
MN Attorney General Keith Ellison Democratic/Farmer/Labor 73
MO U.S. Senate - Sr Roy Blunt Republican 12
MO U.S. House - 1 Lacy Clay, Jr. Democratic 65
MO U.S. House - 5 Emanuel Cleaver II Democratic 69
MO U.S. House - 6 Sam Graves Republican 26
MS U.S. Senate - Sr Roger Wicker Republican 15
MS U.S. House - 2 Bennie Thompson Democratic 68
MT U.S. Senate - Sr Jon Tester Democratic 56
NA Vice President Mike Pence Republican 13
NC U.S. Senate - Sr Richard Burr Republican 13
NC U.S. House - 1 G.K. Butterfield, Jr. Democratic 64
NC U.S. House - 4 David Price Democratic 65
NC U.S. House - 5 Virginia Foxx Republican 12
NC U.S. House - 10 Patrick McHenry Republican 13
NE U.S. House - 1 Jeff Fortenberry Republican 27
NE U.S. House - 3 Adrian Smith Republican 12
NJ U.S. Senate - Sr Bob Menendez Democratic 65
NJ U.S. House - 4 Chris Smith Republican 62
NJ U.S. House - 6 Frank Pallone, Jr. Democratic 73
NJ U.S. House - 8 Albio Sires Democratic 65
State Office Name Party Rating
AK U.S. Senate - Sr Lisa Murkowski R 31
AK U.S. House - At-Large Donald Young R 39
AL U.S. Senate - Sr Richard Shelby R 17
AL U.S. House - 3 Mike Rogers R 32
AL U.S. House - 4 Robert Aderholt R 23
AR U.S. Senate - Sr John Boozman R 22
AZ U.S. House - 3 Raul Grijalva D 68
CA U.S. Senate - Sr Dianne Feinstein D 68
CA U.S. House - 5 Mike Thompson D 66
CA U.S. House - 6 Doris Matsui D 65
CA U.S. House - 9 Jerry McNerney D 65
CA U.S. House - 12 Nancy Pelosi D 31
CA U.S. House - 13 Barbara Lee D 70
CA U.S. House - 16 Jim Costa D 65
CA U.S. House - 18 Anna Eshoo D 70
CA U.S. House - 19 Zoe Lofgren D 70
CA U.S. House - 22 Devin Nunes R 15
CA U.S. House - 23 Kevin McCarthy R 15
CA U.S. House - 28 Adam Schiff D 70
CA U.S. House - 30 Brad Sherman D 73
CA U.S. House - 32 Grace Napolitano D 67
CA U.S. House - 38 Linda Sánchez D 72
CA U.S. House - 40 Lucille Roybal-Allard D 68
CA U.S. House - 42 Ken Calvert R 17
CA U.S. House - 43 Maxine Waters D 71
CA U.S. House - 53 Susan Davis D 70
CA Attorney General Xavier Becerra D 65
CA Supervisor - 1 Hilda Solis 68
CO U.S. House - 1 Diana DeGette D 68
CO U.S. House - 5 Doug Lamborn R 17
CO U.S. House - 7 Ed Perlmutter D 63
CT U.S. Senate - Jr Chris Murphy D 70
CT U.S. House - 1 John Larson D 65
CT U.S. House - 2 Joe Courtney D 68
CT U.S. House - 3 Rosa DeLauro D 68
DE U.S. Senate - Sr Tom Carper D 63
FL U.S. House - 12 Gus Bilirakis R 32
FL U.S. House - 14 Kathy Castor D 62
FL U.S. House - 16 Vern Buchanan R 37
FL U.S. House - 20 Alcee Hastings, Sr. D 69
FL U.S. House - 23 Debbie Wasserman Schultz D 65
FL U.S. House - 25 Mario Diaz-Balart R 32
GA U.S. House - 2 Sanford Bishop, Jr. D 63
GA U.S. House - 4 Hank Johnson, Jr. D 67
GA U.S. House - 13 David Scott D 67
HI U.S. Senate - Jr Mazie Hirono D 68
IA U.S. Senate - Sr Chuck Grassley R 30
IA U.S. House - 2 Dave Loebsack D 67
IA U.S. House - 4 Steve King R 13
ID U.S. Senate - Sr Mike Crapo R 13
ID U.S. House - 2 Mike Simpson R 42
IL U.S. Senate - Sr Dick Durbin D 65
IL U.S. House - 1 Bobby Rush D 68
IL U.S. House - 3 Dan Lipinski D 68
IL U.S. House - 7 Danny Davis D 72
IL U.S. House - 9 Jan Schakowsky D 73
IL U.S. House - 15 John Shimkus R 27
IN U.S. House - 1 Pete Visclosky D 68
KS U.S. Senate - Sr Pat Roberts R 17
KS U.S. Senate - Jr Jerry Moran R 36
KY U.S. Senate - Sr Mitch McConnell, Jr. R 17
KY U.S. House - 3 John Yarmuth D 72
KY U.S. House - 5 Hal Rogers R 23
MA U.S. Senate - Jr Ed Markey D 75
MA U.S. House - 1 Richard Neal D 65
MA U.S. House - 2 Jim McGovern D 73
MA U.S. House - 8 Stephen Lynch D 62
MD U.S. Senate - Sr Ben Cardin D 65
MD U.S. Senate - Jr Chris Van Hollen, Jr. D 65
MD U.S. House - 2 Dutch Ruppersberger D 60
MD U.S. House - 3 John Sarbanes D 68
MD U.S. House - 5 Steny Hoyer D 65
ME U.S. Senate - Sr Susan Collins R 56
MI U.S. Senate - Sr Debbie Stabenow D 56
MI U.S. House - 6 Fred Upton R 53
MI U.S. House - 7 Tim Walberg R 12
MN U.S. Senate - Sr Amy Klobuchar D 65
MN U.S. House - 4 Betty McCollum D 65
MN U.S. House - 7 Collin Peterson D 62
MN Governor Tim Walz DFL 65
MN Attorney General Keith Ellison DFL 73
MO U.S. Senate - Sr Roy Blunt R 12
MO U.S. House - 1 Lacy Clay, Jr. D 65
MO U.S. House - 5 Emanuel Cleaver II D 69
MO U.S. House - 6 Sam Graves R 26
MS U.S. Senate - Sr Roger Wicker R 15
MS U.S. House - 2 Bennie Thompson D 68
MT U.S. Senate - Sr Jon Tester D 56
NA Vice President Mike Pence R 13
NC U.S. Senate - Sr Richard Burr R 13
NC U.S. House - 1 G.K. Butterfield, Jr. D 64
NC U.S. House - 4 David Price D 65
NC U.S. House - 5 Virginia Foxx R 12
NC U.S. House - 10 Patrick McHenry R 13
NE U.S. House - 1 Jeff Fortenberry R 27
NE U.S. House - 3 Adrian Smith R 12
NJ U.S. Senate - Sr Bob Menendez D 65
NJ U.S. House - 4 Chris Smith R 62
NJ U.S. House - 6 Frank Pallone, Jr. D 73
NJ U.S. House - 8 Albio Sires D 65
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