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2012 Positions

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State Office Name Party Rating
AK U.S. Senate - Sr Lisa Murkowski Republican 38%
AK U.S. House - At-Large Donald Young Republican 4%
AL U.S. Senate - Sr Richard Shelby Republican 0%
AL U.S. House - 2 Martha Roby Republican 4%
AL U.S. House - 3 Mike Rogers Republican 4%
AL U.S. House - 4 Robert Aderholt Republican 4%
AL U.S. House - 5 Mo Brooks Republican 11%
AL U.S. House - 7 Terri Sewell Democratic 48%
AR U.S. Senate - Sr John Boozman Republican 13%
AR U.S. House - 1 Rick Crawford Republican 4%
AR U.S. House - 3 Steve Womack Republican 4%
AR Lieutenant Governor Tim Griffin Republican 4%
AZ U.S. House - 3 Raul Grijalva Democratic 96%
AZ U.S. House - 4 Paul Gosar Republican 10%
AZ U.S. House - 6 David Schweikert Republican 11%
CA U.S. Senate - Sr Dianne Feinstein Democratic 44%
CA U.S. House - 3 John Garamendi Democratic 64%
CA U.S. House - 4 Tom McClintock Republican 36%
CA U.S. House - 5 Mike Thompson Democratic 89%
CA U.S. House - 6 Doris Matsui Democratic 86%
CA U.S. House - 9 Jerry McNerney Democratic 46%
CA U.S. House - 12 Nancy Pelosi Democratic 71%
CA U.S. House - 13 Barbara Lee Democratic 100%
CA U.S. House - 14 Jackie Speier Democratic 85%
CA U.S. House - 16 Jim Costa Democratic 26%
CA U.S. House - 18 Anna Eshoo Democratic 86%
CA U.S. House - 19 Zoe Lofgren Democratic 93%
CA U.S. House - 22 Devin Nunes Republican 11%
CA U.S. House - 23 Kevin McCarthy Republican 4%
CA U.S. House - 27 Judy Chu Democratic 93%
CA U.S. House - 28 Adam Schiff Democratic 68%
CA U.S. House - 30 Brad Sherman Democratic 68%
CA U.S. House - 32 Grace Napolitano Democratic 96%
CA U.S. House - 37 Karen Bass Democratic 96%
CA U.S. House - 38 Linda Sánchez Democratic 93%
CA U.S. House - 40 Lucille Roybal-Allard Democratic 85%
CA U.S. House - 42 Ken Calvert Republican 4%
CA U.S. House - 43 Maxine Waters Democratic 93%
CA U.S. House - 53 Susan Davis Democratic 64%
CA Attorney General Xavier Becerra Democratic 96%
CA Supervisor - 4 Janice Hahn 91%
CO U.S. Senate - Sr Michael Bennet Democratic 67%
CO U.S. Senate - Jr Cory Gardner Republican 4%
CO U.S. House - 1 Diana DeGette Democratic 93%
CO U.S. House - 3 Scott Tipton Republican 7%
CO U.S. House - 5 Doug Lamborn Republican 0%
CO U.S. House - 7 Ed Perlmutter Democratic 64%
CO Governor Jared Polis Democratic 89%
CO Mayor Michael Coffman Republican 15%
CT U.S. Senate - Sr Richard Blumenthal Democratic 67%
CT U.S. Senate - Jr Chris Murphy Democratic 82%
CT U.S. House - 1 John Larson Democratic 64%
CT U.S. House - 2 Joe Courtney Democratic 54%
CT U.S. House - 3 Rosa DeLauro Democratic 79%
CT U.S. House - 4 Jim Himes Democratic 82%
DE U.S. Senate - Sr Tom Carper Democratic 67%
DE U.S. Senate - Jr Chris Coons Democratic 67%
DE Governor John Carney, Jr. Democratic 68%
FL U.S. Senate - Sr Marco Rubio Republican 0%
FL U.S. House - 8 Bill Posey Republican 14%
FL U.S. House - 11 Daniel Webster Republican 7%
FL U.S. House - 12 Gus Bilirakis Republican 4%
FL U.S. House - 14 Kathy Castor Democratic 71%
FL U.S. House - 16 Vern Buchanan Republican 11%
FL U.S. House - 20 Alcee Hastings, Sr. Democratic 79%
FL U.S. House - 22 Ted Deutch Democratic 76%
FL U.S. House - 23 Debbie Wasserman Schultz Democratic 69%
FL U.S. House - 24 Frederica Wilson Democratic 85%
FL U.S. House - 25 Mario Diaz-Balart Republican 4%
GA U.S. House - 2 Sanford Bishop, Jr. Democratic 36%
GA U.S. House - 4 Hank Johnson, Jr. Democratic 73%
GA U.S. House - 7 Rob Woodall Republican 18%
GA U.S. House - 8 Austin Scott Republican 4%
GA U.S. House - 13 David Scott Democratic 54%
GA U.S. House - 14 Tom Graves, Jr. Republican 14%
HI U.S. Senate - Jr Mazie Hirono Democratic 83%
IA U.S. Senate - Sr Chuck Grassley Republican 33%
IA U.S. House - 2 Dave Loebsack Democratic 79%
IA U.S. House - 4 Steve King Republican 4%
ID U.S. Senate - Sr Mike Crapo Republican 22%
ID U.S. Senate - Jr James Risch Republican 22%
ID U.S. House - 2 Mike Simpson Republican 0%
IL U.S. Senate - Sr Dick Durbin Democratic 78%
IL U.S. House - 1 Bobby Rush Democratic 93%
IL U.S. House - 3 Dan Lipinski Democratic 39%
IL U.S. House - 5 Mike Quigley Democratic 89%
IL U.S. House - 7 Danny Davis Democratic 86%
IL U.S. House - 9 Jan Schakowsky Democratic 93%
IL U.S. House - 15 John Shimkus Republican 7%
IL U.S. House - 16 Adam Kinzinger Republican 4%
IN U.S. Senate - Sr Todd Young Republican 4%
IN U.S. House - 1 Pete Visclosky Democratic 64%
IN U.S. House - 7 André Carson Democratic 79%
IN U.S. House - 8 Larry Bucshon Republican 7%
KS U.S. Senate - Sr Pat Roberts Republican 0%
KS U.S. Senate - Jr Jerry Moran Republican 25%
KY U.S. Senate - Sr Mitch McConnell, Jr. Republican 0%
KY U.S. Senate - Jr Rand Paul Republican 67%
KY U.S. House - 2 Brett Guthrie Republican 7%
KY U.S. House - 3 John Yarmuth Democratic 86%
State Office Name Party Rating
AK U.S. Senate - Sr Lisa Murkowski R 38%
AK U.S. House - At-Large Donald Young R 4%
AL U.S. Senate - Sr Richard Shelby R 0%
AL U.S. House - 2 Martha Roby R 4%
AL U.S. House - 3 Mike Rogers R 4%
AL U.S. House - 4 Robert Aderholt R 4%
AL U.S. House - 5 Mo Brooks R 11%
AL U.S. House - 7 Terri Sewell D 48%
AR U.S. Senate - Sr John Boozman R 13%
AR U.S. House - 1 Rick Crawford R 4%
AR U.S. House - 3 Steve Womack R 4%
AR Lieutenant Governor Tim Griffin R 4%
AZ U.S. House - 3 Raul Grijalva D 96%
AZ U.S. House - 4 Paul Gosar R 10%
AZ U.S. House - 6 David Schweikert R 11%
CA U.S. Senate - Sr Dianne Feinstein D 44%
CA U.S. House - 3 John Garamendi D 64%
CA U.S. House - 4 Tom McClintock R 36%
CA U.S. House - 5 Mike Thompson D 89%
CA U.S. House - 6 Doris Matsui D 86%
CA U.S. House - 9 Jerry McNerney D 46%
CA U.S. House - 12 Nancy Pelosi D 71%
CA U.S. House - 13 Barbara Lee D 100%
CA U.S. House - 14 Jackie Speier D 85%
CA U.S. House - 16 Jim Costa D 26%
CA U.S. House - 18 Anna Eshoo D 86%
CA U.S. House - 19 Zoe Lofgren D 93%
CA U.S. House - 22 Devin Nunes R 11%
CA U.S. House - 23 Kevin McCarthy R 4%
CA U.S. House - 27 Judy Chu D 93%
CA U.S. House - 28 Adam Schiff D 68%
CA U.S. House - 30 Brad Sherman D 68%
CA U.S. House - 32 Grace Napolitano D 96%
CA U.S. House - 37 Karen Bass D 96%
CA U.S. House - 38 Linda Sánchez D 93%
CA U.S. House - 40 Lucille Roybal-Allard D 85%
CA U.S. House - 42 Ken Calvert R 4%
CA U.S. House - 43 Maxine Waters D 93%
CA U.S. House - 53 Susan Davis D 64%
CA Attorney General Xavier Becerra D 96%
CA Supervisor - 4 Janice Hahn 91%
CO U.S. Senate - Sr Michael Bennet D 67%
CO U.S. Senate - Jr Cory Gardner R 4%
CO U.S. House - 1 Diana DeGette D 93%
CO U.S. House - 3 Scott Tipton R 7%
CO U.S. House - 5 Doug Lamborn R 0%
CO U.S. House - 7 Ed Perlmutter D 64%
CO Governor Jared Polis D 89%
CO Mayor Michael Coffman R 15%
CT U.S. Senate - Sr Richard Blumenthal D 67%
CT U.S. Senate - Jr Chris Murphy D 82%
CT U.S. House - 1 John Larson D 64%
CT U.S. House - 2 Joe Courtney D 54%
CT U.S. House - 3 Rosa DeLauro D 79%
CT U.S. House - 4 Jim Himes D 82%
DE U.S. Senate - Sr Tom Carper D 67%
DE U.S. Senate - Jr Chris Coons D 67%
DE Governor John Carney, Jr. D 68%
FL U.S. Senate - Sr Marco Rubio R 0%
FL U.S. House - 8 Bill Posey R 14%
FL U.S. House - 11 Daniel Webster R 7%
FL U.S. House - 12 Gus Bilirakis R 4%
FL U.S. House - 14 Kathy Castor D 71%
FL U.S. House - 16 Vern Buchanan R 11%
FL U.S. House - 20 Alcee Hastings, Sr. D 79%
FL U.S. House - 22 Ted Deutch D 76%
FL U.S. House - 23 Debbie Wasserman Schultz D 69%
FL U.S. House - 24 Frederica Wilson D 85%
FL U.S. House - 25 Mario Diaz-Balart R 4%
GA U.S. House - 2 Sanford Bishop, Jr. D 36%
GA U.S. House - 4 Hank Johnson, Jr. D 73%
GA U.S. House - 7 Rob Woodall R 18%
GA U.S. House - 8 Austin Scott R 4%
GA U.S. House - 13 David Scott D 54%
GA U.S. House - 14 Tom Graves, Jr. R 14%
HI U.S. Senate - Jr Mazie Hirono D 83%
IA U.S. Senate - Sr Chuck Grassley R 33%
IA U.S. House - 2 Dave Loebsack D 79%
IA U.S. House - 4 Steve King R 4%
ID U.S. Senate - Sr Mike Crapo R 22%
ID U.S. Senate - Jr James Risch R 22%
ID U.S. House - 2 Mike Simpson R 0%
IL U.S. Senate - Sr Dick Durbin D 78%
IL U.S. House - 1 Bobby Rush D 93%
IL U.S. House - 3 Dan Lipinski D 39%
IL U.S. House - 5 Mike Quigley D 89%
IL U.S. House - 7 Danny Davis D 86%
IL U.S. House - 9 Jan Schakowsky D 93%
IL U.S. House - 15 John Shimkus R 7%
IL U.S. House - 16 Adam Kinzinger R 4%
IN U.S. Senate - Sr Todd Young R 4%
IN U.S. House - 1 Pete Visclosky D 64%
IN U.S. House - 7 André Carson D 79%
IN U.S. House - 8 Larry Bucshon R 7%
KS U.S. Senate - Sr Pat Roberts R 0%
KS U.S. Senate - Jr Jerry Moran R 25%
KY U.S. Senate - Sr Mitch McConnell, Jr. R 0%
KY U.S. Senate - Jr Rand Paul R 67%
KY U.S. House - 2 Brett Guthrie R 7%
KY U.S. House - 3 John Yarmuth D 86%
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