Rating Group: Council for Citizens Against Government Waste

2017 Positions

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State Office Name Party Rating
AK U.S. Senate - Sr Lisa Murkowski Republican 67%
AK U.S. Senate - Jr Dan Sullivan Republican 92%
AL U.S. House - 3 Mike Rogers Republican 86%
AL U.S. House - 4 Robert Aderholt Republican 82%
AL U.S. House - 6 Gary Palmer Republican 100%
AL U.S. House - 7 Terri Sewell Democratic 1%
AR U.S. Senate - Sr John Boozman Republican 89%
AR U.S. Senate - Jr Tom Cotton Republican 89%
AR U.S. House - 1 Rick Crawford Republican 92%
AR U.S. House - 2 French Hill Republican 92%
AR U.S. House - 3 Steve Womack Republican 88%
AR U.S. House - 4 Bruce Westerman Republican 98%
AZ U.S. Senate - Sr Kyrsten Sinema Independent 21%
AZ U.S. House - 1 David Schweikert Republican 94%
AZ U.S. House - 3 Ruben Gallego Democratic 3%
AZ U.S. House - 5 Andy Biggs Republican 97%
AZ U.S. House - 7 Raul Grijalva Democratic 0%
AZ U.S. House - 9 Paul Gosar Republican 99%
CA U.S. House - 1 Doug LaMalfa Republican 97%
CA U.S. House - 2 Jared Huffman Democratic 1%
CA U.S. House - 4 Mike Thompson Democratic 2%
CA U.S. House - 5 Tom McClintock Republican 95%
CA U.S. House - 6 Ami Bera Democratic 6%
CA U.S. House - 7 Doris Matsui Democratic 2%
CA U.S. House - 8 John Garamendi Democratic 1%
CA U.S. House - 10 Mark DeSaulnier Democratic 0%
CA U.S. House - 11 Nancy Pelosi Democratic 1%
CA U.S. House - 12 Barbara Lee Democratic 0%
CA U.S. House - 14 Eric Swalwell Democratic 0%
CA U.S. House - 16 Anna Eshoo Democratic 0%
CA U.S. House - 17 Ro Khanna Democratic 1%
CA U.S. House - 18 Zoe Lofgren Democratic 2%
CA U.S. House - 19 Jimmy Panetta Democratic 2%
CA U.S. House - 20 Kevin McCarthy Republican 87%
CA U.S. House - 21 Jim Costa Democratic 28%
CA U.S. House - 22 David Valadao Republican 73%
CA U.S. House - 24 Salud Carbajal Democratic 3%
CA U.S. House - 25 Raul Ruiz Democratic 4%
CA U.S. House - 26 Julia Brownley Democratic 4%
CA U.S. House - 28 Judy Chu Democratic 1%
CA U.S. House - 29 Tony Cárdenas Democratic 3%
CA U.S. House - 30 Adam Schiff Democratic 0%
CA U.S. House - 31 Grace Napolitano Democratic 0%
CA U.S. House - 32 Brad Sherman Democratic 1%
CA U.S. House - 33 Pete Aguilar Democratic 2%
CA U.S. House - 34 Jimmy Gomez Democratic 2%
CA U.S. House - 35 Norma Torres Democratic 1%
CA U.S. House - 36 Ted Lieu Democratic 4%
CA U.S. House - 38 Linda Sánchez Democratic 1%
CA U.S. House - 39 Mark Takano Democratic 0%
CA U.S. House - 41 Ken Calvert Republican 83%
CA U.S. House - 43 Maxine Waters Democratic 0%
CA U.S. House - 44 Nanette Barragán Democratic 1%
CA U.S. House - 46 Lou Correa Democratic 9%
CA U.S. House - 48 Darrell Issa Republican 84%
CA U.S. House - 50 Scott Peters Democratic 14%
CA U.S. House - 52 Juan Vargas Democratic 1%
CA Mayor - 1 Karen Bass Democratic 0%
CA Supervisor - 1 Paul Cook 74%
CO U.S. Senate - Sr Michael Bennet Democratic 4%
CO U.S. House - 1 Diana DeGette Democratic 3%
CO U.S. House - 4 Ken Buck Republican 98%
CO U.S. House - 5 Doug Lamborn Republican 99%
CO Governor Jared Polis Democratic 5%
CO Mayor - At-Large Michael Coffman Republican 90%
CT U.S. Senate - Sr Richard Blumenthal Democratic 0%
CT U.S. Senate - Jr Chris Murphy Democratic 0%
CT U.S. House - 1 John Larson Democratic 1%
CT U.S. House - 2 Joe Courtney Democratic 2%
CT U.S. House - 3 Rosa DeLauro Democratic 0%
CT U.S. House - 4 Jim Himes Democratic 4%
DE U.S. Senate - Sr Tom Carper Democratic 4%
DE U.S. Senate - Jr Chris Coons Democratic 4%
DE U.S. House - At-Large Lisa Blunt Rochester Democratic 1%
FL U.S. Senate - Sr Marco Rubio Republican 96%
FL U.S. House - 1 Matt Gaetz Republican 96%
FL U.S. House - 2 Neal Dunn Republican 97%
FL U.S. House - 5 John Rutherford Republican 77%
FL U.S. House - 8 Bill Posey Republican 94%
FL U.S. House - 9 Darren Soto Democratic 1%
FL U.S. House - 11 Daniel Webster Republican 97%
FL U.S. House - 12 Gus Bilirakis Republican 95%
FL U.S. House - 14 Kathy Castor Democratic 2%
FL U.S. House - 16 Vern Buchanan Republican 80%
FL U.S. House - 21 Brian Mast Republican 70%
FL U.S. House - 22 Lois Frankel Democratic 1%
FL U.S. House - 24 Frederica Wilson Democratic 1%
FL U.S. House - 25 Debbie Wasserman Schultz Democratic 1%
FL U.S. House - 26 Mario Diaz-Balart Republican 78%
FL Governor Ron DeSantis Republican 100%
GA U.S. House - 1 Buddy Carter Republican 95%
GA U.S. House - 2 Sanford Bishop, Jr. Democratic 12%
GA U.S. House - 3 Drew Ferguson Republican 95%
GA U.S. House - 4 Hank Johnson, Jr. Democratic 2%
GA U.S. House - 8 Austin Scott Republican 92%
GA U.S. House - 11 Barry Loudermilk Republican 99%
GA U.S. House - 12 Rick Allen Republican 99%
GA U.S. House - 13 David Scott Democratic 1%
HI U.S. Senate - Sr Brian Schatz Democratic 0%
HI U.S. Senate - Jr Mazie Hirono Democratic 0%
State Office Name Party Rating
AK U.S. Senate - Sr Lisa Murkowski R 67%
AK U.S. Senate - Jr Dan Sullivan R 92%
AL U.S. House - 3 Mike Rogers R 86%
AL U.S. House - 4 Robert Aderholt R 82%
AL U.S. House - 6 Gary Palmer R 100%
AL U.S. House - 7 Terri Sewell D 1%
AR U.S. Senate - Sr John Boozman R 89%
AR U.S. Senate - Jr Tom Cotton R 89%
AR U.S. House - 1 Rick Crawford R 92%
AR U.S. House - 2 French Hill R 92%
AR U.S. House - 3 Steve Womack R 88%
AR U.S. House - 4 Bruce Westerman R 98%
AZ U.S. Senate - Sr Kyrsten Sinema I 21%
AZ U.S. House - 1 David Schweikert R 94%
AZ U.S. House - 3 Ruben Gallego D 3%
AZ U.S. House - 5 Andy Biggs R 97%
AZ U.S. House - 7 Raul Grijalva D 0%
AZ U.S. House - 9 Paul Gosar R 99%
CA U.S. House - 1 Doug LaMalfa R 97%
CA U.S. House - 2 Jared Huffman D 1%
CA U.S. House - 4 Mike Thompson D 2%
CA U.S. House - 5 Tom McClintock R 95%
CA U.S. House - 6 Ami Bera D 6%
CA U.S. House - 7 Doris Matsui D 2%
CA U.S. House - 8 John Garamendi D 1%
CA U.S. House - 10 Mark DeSaulnier D 0%
CA U.S. House - 11 Nancy Pelosi D 1%
CA U.S. House - 12 Barbara Lee D 0%
CA U.S. House - 14 Eric Swalwell D 0%
CA U.S. House - 16 Anna Eshoo D 0%
CA U.S. House - 17 Ro Khanna D 1%
CA U.S. House - 18 Zoe Lofgren D 2%
CA U.S. House - 19 Jimmy Panetta D 2%
CA U.S. House - 20 Kevin McCarthy R 87%
CA U.S. House - 21 Jim Costa D 28%
CA U.S. House - 22 David Valadao R 73%
CA U.S. House - 24 Salud Carbajal D 3%
CA U.S. House - 25 Raul Ruiz D 4%
CA U.S. House - 26 Julia Brownley D 4%
CA U.S. House - 28 Judy Chu D 1%
CA U.S. House - 29 Tony Cárdenas D 3%
CA U.S. House - 30 Adam Schiff D 0%
CA U.S. House - 31 Grace Napolitano D 0%
CA U.S. House - 32 Brad Sherman D 1%
CA U.S. House - 33 Pete Aguilar D 2%
CA U.S. House - 34 Jimmy Gomez D 2%
CA U.S. House - 35 Norma Torres D 1%
CA U.S. House - 36 Ted Lieu D 4%
CA U.S. House - 38 Linda Sánchez D 1%
CA U.S. House - 39 Mark Takano D 0%
CA U.S. House - 41 Ken Calvert R 83%
CA U.S. House - 43 Maxine Waters D 0%
CA U.S. House - 44 Nanette Barragán D 1%
CA U.S. House - 46 Lou Correa D 9%
CA U.S. House - 48 Darrell Issa R 84%
CA U.S. House - 50 Scott Peters D 14%
CA U.S. House - 52 Juan Vargas D 1%
CA Mayor - 1 Karen Bass D 0%
CA Supervisor - 1 Paul Cook 74%
CO U.S. Senate - Sr Michael Bennet D 4%
CO U.S. House - 1 Diana DeGette D 3%
CO U.S. House - 4 Ken Buck R 98%
CO U.S. House - 5 Doug Lamborn R 99%
CO Governor Jared Polis D 5%
CO Mayor - At-Large Michael Coffman R 90%
CT U.S. Senate - Sr Richard Blumenthal D 0%
CT U.S. Senate - Jr Chris Murphy D 0%
CT U.S. House - 1 John Larson D 1%
CT U.S. House - 2 Joe Courtney D 2%
CT U.S. House - 3 Rosa DeLauro D 0%
CT U.S. House - 4 Jim Himes D 4%
DE U.S. Senate - Sr Tom Carper D 4%
DE U.S. Senate - Jr Chris Coons D 4%
DE U.S. House - At-Large Lisa Blunt Rochester D 1%
FL U.S. Senate - Sr Marco Rubio R 96%
FL U.S. House - 1 Matt Gaetz R 96%
FL U.S. House - 2 Neal Dunn R 97%
FL U.S. House - 5 John Rutherford R 77%
FL U.S. House - 8 Bill Posey R 94%
FL U.S. House - 9 Darren Soto D 1%
FL U.S. House - 11 Daniel Webster R 97%
FL U.S. House - 12 Gus Bilirakis R 95%
FL U.S. House - 14 Kathy Castor D 2%
FL U.S. House - 16 Vern Buchanan R 80%
FL U.S. House - 21 Brian Mast R 70%
FL U.S. House - 22 Lois Frankel D 1%
FL U.S. House - 24 Frederica Wilson D 1%
FL U.S. House - 25 Debbie Wasserman Schultz D 1%
FL U.S. House - 26 Mario Diaz-Balart R 78%
FL Governor Ron DeSantis R 100%
GA U.S. House - 1 Buddy Carter R 95%
GA U.S. House - 2 Sanford Bishop, Jr. D 12%
GA U.S. House - 3 Drew Ferguson R 95%
GA U.S. House - 4 Hank Johnson, Jr. D 2%
GA U.S. House - 8 Austin Scott R 92%
GA U.S. House - 11 Barry Loudermilk R 99%
GA U.S. House - 12 Rick Allen R 99%
GA U.S. House - 13 David Scott D 1%
HI U.S. Senate - Sr Brian Schatz D 0%
HI U.S. Senate - Jr Mazie Hirono D 0%
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