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State Office Name Party Rating
AK U.S. Senate - Sr Lisa Murkowski Republican 60%
AK U.S. House - At-Large Donald Young Republican 0%
AL U.S. Senate - Sr Richard Shelby Republican 40%
AL U.S. House - 1 Bradley Byrne Republican 80%
AL U.S. House - 2 Martha Roby Republican 80%
AL U.S. House - 3 Mike Rogers Republican 40%
AL U.S. House - 4 Robert Aderholt Republican 20%
AL U.S. House - 5 Mo Brooks Republican 80%
AL U.S. House - 7 Terri Sewell Democratic 100%
AR U.S. Senate - Sr John Boozman Republican 60%
AR U.S. Senate - Jr Tom Cotton Republican 80%
AR U.S. House - 1 Rick Crawford Republican 80%
AR U.S. House - 3 Steve Womack Republican 80%
AR Lieutenant Governor Tim Griffin Republican 60%
AZ U.S. Senate - Sr Kyrsten Sinema Democratic 100%
AZ U.S. House - 2 Ann Kirkpatrick Democratic 100%
AZ U.S. House - 3 Raul Grijalva Democratic 100%
AZ U.S. House - 4 Paul Gosar Republican 60%
AZ U.S. House - 6 David Schweikert Republican 60%
CA U.S. Senate - Sr Dianne Feinstein Democratic 100%
CA U.S. House - 1 Doug LaMalfa Republican 80%
CA U.S. House - 2 Jared Huffman Democratic 100%
CA U.S. House - 3 John Garamendi Democratic 100%
CA U.S. House - 4 Tom McClintock Republican 40%
CA U.S. House - 5 Mike Thompson Democratic 80%
CA U.S. House - 6 Doris Matsui Democratic 100%
CA U.S. House - 7 Ami Bera Democratic 100%
CA U.S. House - 8 Paul Cook Republican 80%
CA U.S. House - 9 Jerry McNerney Democratic 100%
CA U.S. House - 12 Nancy Pelosi Democratic 100%
CA U.S. House - 13 Barbara Lee Democratic 100%
CA U.S. House - 14 Jackie Speier Democratic 100%
CA U.S. House - 15 Eric Swalwell Democratic 100%
CA U.S. House - 16 Jim Costa Democratic 100%
CA U.S. House - 18 Anna Eshoo Democratic 100%
CA U.S. House - 19 Zoe Lofgren Democratic 100%
CA U.S. House - 22 Devin Nunes Republican 60%
CA U.S. House - 23 Kevin McCarthy Republican 80%
CA U.S. House - 26 Julia Brownley Democratic 100%
CA U.S. House - 27 Judy Chu Democratic 100%
CA U.S. House - 28 Adam Schiff Democratic 100%
CA U.S. House - 29 Tony Cárdenas Democratic 100%
CA U.S. House - 30 Brad Sherman Democratic 100%
CA U.S. House - 32 Grace Napolitano Democratic 100%
CA U.S. House - 36 Raul Ruiz Democratic 100%
CA U.S. House - 37 Karen Bass Democratic 100%
CA U.S. House - 38 Linda Sánchez Democratic 100%
CA U.S. House - 40 Lucille Roybal-Allard Democratic 100%
CA U.S. House - 41 Mark Takano Democratic 100%
CA U.S. House - 42 Ken Calvert Republican 20%
CA U.S. House - 43 Maxine Waters Democratic 100%
CA U.S. House - 47 Alan Lowenthal Democratic 100%
CA U.S. House - 51 Juan Vargas Democratic 100%
CA U.S. House - 52 Scott Peters Democratic 100%
CA U.S. House - 53 Susan Davis Democratic 100%
CA Attorney General Xavier Becerra Democratic 100%
CA Supervisor - 4 Janice Hahn 100%
CO U.S. Senate - Sr Michael Bennet Democratic 100%
CO U.S. Senate - Jr Cory Gardner Republican 80%
CO U.S. House - 1 Diana DeGette Democratic 100%
CO U.S. House - 3 Scott Tipton Republican 60%
CO U.S. House - 5 Doug Lamborn Republican 40%
CO U.S. House - 7 Ed Perlmutter Democratic 100%
CO Governor Jared Polis Democratic 100%
CO Mayor - At-Large Michael Coffman Republican 60%
CT U.S. Senate - Sr Richard Blumenthal Democratic 100%
CT U.S. Senate - Jr Chris Murphy Democratic 100%
CT U.S. House - 1 John Larson Democratic 100%
CT U.S. House - 2 Joe Courtney Democratic 100%
CT U.S. House - 3 Rosa DeLauro Democratic 100%
CT U.S. House - 4 Jim Himes Democratic 100%
DE U.S. Senate - Sr Tom Carper Democratic 100%
DE U.S. Senate - Jr Chris Coons Democratic 100%
DE Governor John Carney, Jr. Democratic 100%
FL U.S. Senate - Sr Marco Rubio Republican 80%
FL U.S. House - 3 Ted Yoho Republican 80%
FL U.S. House - 8 Bill Posey Republican 80%
FL U.S. House - 11 Daniel Webster Republican 80%
FL U.S. House - 12 Gus Bilirakis Republican 60%
FL U.S. House - 14 Kathy Castor Democratic 100%
FL U.S. House - 16 Vern Buchanan Republican 40%
FL U.S. House - 20 Alcee Hastings, Sr. Democratic 80%
FL U.S. House - 21 Lois Frankel Democratic 100%
FL U.S. House - 22 Ted Deutch Democratic 100%
FL U.S. House - 23 Debbie Wasserman Schultz Democratic 100%
FL U.S. House - 24 Frederica Wilson Democratic 100%
FL U.S. House - 25 Mario Diaz-Balart Republican 40%
FL Governor Ron DeSantis Republican 80%
GA U.S. House - 2 Sanford Bishop, Jr. Democratic 40%
GA U.S. House - 4 Hank Johnson, Jr. Democratic 100%
GA U.S. House - 7 Rob Woodall Republican 80%
GA U.S. House - 8 Austin Scott Republican 80%
GA U.S. House - 9 Doug Collins Republican 80%
GA U.S. House - 13 David Scott Democratic 100%
HI U.S. Senate - Sr Brian Schatz Democratic 100%
HI U.S. Senate - Jr Mazie Hirono Democratic 100%
HI U.S. House - 2 Tulsi Gabbard Democratic 100%
IA U.S. Senate - Sr Chuck Grassley Republican 40%
IA U.S. House - 2 Dave Loebsack Democratic 100%
IA U.S. House - 4 Steve King Republican 40%
State Office Name Party Rating
AK U.S. Senate - Sr Lisa Murkowski R 60%
AK U.S. House - At-Large Donald Young R 0%
AL U.S. Senate - Sr Richard Shelby R 40%
AL U.S. House - 1 Bradley Byrne R 80%
AL U.S. House - 2 Martha Roby R 80%
AL U.S. House - 3 Mike Rogers R 40%
AL U.S. House - 4 Robert Aderholt R 20%
AL U.S. House - 5 Mo Brooks R 80%
AL U.S. House - 7 Terri Sewell D 100%
AR U.S. Senate - Sr John Boozman R 60%
AR U.S. Senate - Jr Tom Cotton R 80%
AR U.S. House - 1 Rick Crawford R 80%
AR U.S. House - 3 Steve Womack R 80%
AR Lieutenant Governor Tim Griffin R 60%
AZ U.S. Senate - Sr Kyrsten Sinema D 100%
AZ U.S. House - 2 Ann Kirkpatrick D 100%
AZ U.S. House - 3 Raul Grijalva D 100%
AZ U.S. House - 4 Paul Gosar R 60%
AZ U.S. House - 6 David Schweikert R 60%
CA U.S. Senate - Sr Dianne Feinstein D 100%
CA U.S. House - 1 Doug LaMalfa R 80%
CA U.S. House - 2 Jared Huffman D 100%
CA U.S. House - 3 John Garamendi D 100%
CA U.S. House - 4 Tom McClintock R 40%
CA U.S. House - 5 Mike Thompson D 80%
CA U.S. House - 6 Doris Matsui D 100%
CA U.S. House - 7 Ami Bera D 100%
CA U.S. House - 8 Paul Cook R 80%
CA U.S. House - 9 Jerry McNerney D 100%
CA U.S. House - 12 Nancy Pelosi D 100%
CA U.S. House - 13 Barbara Lee D 100%
CA U.S. House - 14 Jackie Speier D 100%
CA U.S. House - 15 Eric Swalwell D 100%
CA U.S. House - 16 Jim Costa D 100%
CA U.S. House - 18 Anna Eshoo D 100%
CA U.S. House - 19 Zoe Lofgren D 100%
CA U.S. House - 22 Devin Nunes R 60%
CA U.S. House - 23 Kevin McCarthy R 80%
CA U.S. House - 26 Julia Brownley D 100%
CA U.S. House - 27 Judy Chu D 100%
CA U.S. House - 28 Adam Schiff D 100%
CA U.S. House - 29 Tony Cárdenas D 100%
CA U.S. House - 30 Brad Sherman D 100%
CA U.S. House - 32 Grace Napolitano D 100%
CA U.S. House - 36 Raul Ruiz D 100%
CA U.S. House - 37 Karen Bass D 100%
CA U.S. House - 38 Linda Sánchez D 100%
CA U.S. House - 40 Lucille Roybal-Allard D 100%
CA U.S. House - 41 Mark Takano D 100%
CA U.S. House - 42 Ken Calvert R 20%
CA U.S. House - 43 Maxine Waters D 100%
CA U.S. House - 47 Alan Lowenthal D 100%
CA U.S. House - 51 Juan Vargas D 100%
CA U.S. House - 52 Scott Peters D 100%
CA U.S. House - 53 Susan Davis D 100%
CA Attorney General Xavier Becerra D 100%
CA Supervisor - 4 Janice Hahn 100%
CO U.S. Senate - Sr Michael Bennet D 100%
CO U.S. Senate - Jr Cory Gardner R 80%
CO U.S. House - 1 Diana DeGette D 100%
CO U.S. House - 3 Scott Tipton R 60%
CO U.S. House - 5 Doug Lamborn R 40%
CO U.S. House - 7 Ed Perlmutter D 100%
CO Governor Jared Polis D 100%
CO Mayor - At-Large Michael Coffman R 60%
CT U.S. Senate - Sr Richard Blumenthal D 100%
CT U.S. Senate - Jr Chris Murphy D 100%
CT U.S. House - 1 John Larson D 100%
CT U.S. House - 2 Joe Courtney D 100%
CT U.S. House - 3 Rosa DeLauro D 100%
CT U.S. House - 4 Jim Himes D 100%
DE U.S. Senate - Sr Tom Carper D 100%
DE U.S. Senate - Jr Chris Coons D 100%
DE Governor John Carney, Jr. D 100%
FL U.S. Senate - Sr Marco Rubio R 80%
FL U.S. House - 3 Ted Yoho R 80%
FL U.S. House - 8 Bill Posey R 80%
FL U.S. House - 11 Daniel Webster R 80%
FL U.S. House - 12 Gus Bilirakis R 60%
FL U.S. House - 14 Kathy Castor D 100%
FL U.S. House - 16 Vern Buchanan R 40%
FL U.S. House - 20 Alcee Hastings, Sr. D 80%
FL U.S. House - 21 Lois Frankel D 100%
FL U.S. House - 22 Ted Deutch D 100%
FL U.S. House - 23 Debbie Wasserman Schultz D 100%
FL U.S. House - 24 Frederica Wilson D 100%
FL U.S. House - 25 Mario Diaz-Balart R 40%
FL Governor Ron DeSantis R 80%
GA U.S. House - 2 Sanford Bishop, Jr. D 40%
GA U.S. House - 4 Hank Johnson, Jr. D 100%
GA U.S. House - 7 Rob Woodall R 80%
GA U.S. House - 8 Austin Scott R 80%
GA U.S. House - 9 Doug Collins R 80%
GA U.S. House - 13 David Scott D 100%
HI U.S. Senate - Sr Brian Schatz D 100%
HI U.S. Senate - Jr Mazie Hirono D 100%
HI U.S. House - 2 Tulsi Gabbard D 100%
IA U.S. Senate - Sr Chuck Grassley R 40%
IA U.S. House - 2 Dave Loebsack D 100%
IA U.S. House - 4 Steve King R 40%
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