Rating Group: Council for Citizens Against Government Waste

2011 Positions

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State Office Name Party Rating
AK U.S. Senate - Sr Lisa Murkowski Republican 68%
AK U.S. House - At-Large Donald Young Republican 57%
AL U.S. Senate - Sr Richard Shelby Republican 89%
AL U.S. House - 3 Mike Rogers Republican 48%
AL U.S. House - 4 Robert Aderholt Republican 55%
AL U.S. House - 5 Mo Brooks Republican 73%
AL U.S. House - 7 Terri Sewell Democratic 7%
AR U.S. Senate - Sr John Boozman Republican 83%
AR U.S. House - 1 Rick Crawford Republican 55%
AR U.S. House - 3 Steve Womack Republican 52%
AR Lieutenant Governor Tim Griffin Republican 65%
AZ U.S. House - 3 Raul Grijalva Democratic 8%
AZ U.S. House - 4 Paul Gosar Republican 70%
AZ U.S. House - 6 David Schweikert Republican 92%
CA U.S. Senate - Sr Dianne Feinstein Democratic 13%
CA U.S. House - 3 John Garamendi Democratic 9%
CA U.S. House - 4 Tom McClintock Republican 97%
CA U.S. House - 5 Mike Thompson Democratic 10%
CA U.S. House - 6 Doris Matsui Democratic 11%
CA U.S. House - 9 Jerry McNerney Democratic 8%
CA U.S. House - 12 Nancy Pelosi Democratic 10%
CA U.S. House - 13 Barbara Lee Democratic 12%
CA U.S. House - 14 Jackie Speier Democratic 19%
CA U.S. House - 16 Jim Costa Democratic 29%
CA U.S. House - 18 Anna Eshoo Democratic 15%
CA U.S. House - 19 Zoe Lofgren Democratic 12%
CA U.S. House - 23 Kevin McCarthy Republican 71%
CA U.S. House - 27 Judy Chu Democratic 7%
CA U.S. House - 28 Adam Schiff Democratic 15%
CA U.S. House - 30 Brad Sherman Democratic 12%
CA U.S. House - 32 Grace Napolitano Democratic 9%
CA U.S. House - 38 Linda Sánchez Democratic 8%
CA U.S. House - 40 Lucille Roybal-Allard Democratic 8%
CA U.S. House - 42 Ken Calvert Republican 55%
CA U.S. House - 43 Maxine Waters Democratic 11%
CA U.S. House - 50 Darrell Issa Republican 76%
CA Supervisor - 4 Janice Hahn 5%
CO U.S. Senate - Sr Michael Bennet Democratic 29%
CO U.S. House - 1 Diana DeGette Democratic 8%
CO U.S. House - 5 Doug Lamborn Republican 83%
CO U.S. House - 7 Ed Perlmutter Democratic 13%
CO Governor Jared Polis Democratic 23%
CO Mayor - At-Large Michael Coffman Republican 83%
CT U.S. Senate - Sr Richard Blumenthal Democratic 13%
CT U.S. Senate - Jr Chris Murphy Democratic 13%
CT U.S. House - 1 John Larson Democratic 9%
CT U.S. House - 2 Joe Courtney Democratic 10%
CT U.S. House - 3 Rosa DeLauro Democratic 13%
CT U.S. House - 4 Jim Himes Democratic 23%
DE U.S. Senate - Sr Tom Carper Democratic 29%
DE U.S. Senate - Jr Chris Coons Democratic 18%
DE Governor John Carney, Jr. Democratic 22%
FL U.S. Senate - Sr Marco Rubio Republican 97%
FL U.S. House - 8 Bill Posey Republican 71%
FL U.S. House - 11 Daniel Webster Republican 73%
FL U.S. House - 12 Gus Bilirakis Republican 62%
FL U.S. House - 14 Kathy Castor Democratic 15%
FL U.S. House - 16 Vern Buchanan Republican 64%
FL U.S. House - 22 Ted Deutch Democratic 11%
FL U.S. House - 23 Debbie Wasserman Schultz Democratic 5%
FL U.S. House - 24 Frederica Wilson Democratic 6%
GA U.S. House - 2 Sanford Bishop, Jr. Democratic 12%
GA U.S. House - 4 Hank Johnson, Jr. Democratic 5%
GA U.S. House - 8 Austin Scott Republican 85%
GA U.S. House - 13 David Scott Democratic 8%
HI U.S. Senate - Jr Mazie Hirono Democratic 9%
IA U.S. Senate - Sr Chuck Grassley Republican 82%
ID U.S. Senate - Sr Mike Crapo Republican 97%
ID U.S. Senate - Jr James Risch Republican 97%
ID U.S. House - 2 Mike Simpson Republican 42%
IL U.S. Senate - Sr Dick Durbin Democratic 13%
IL U.S. House - 1 Bobby Rush Democratic 3%
IL U.S. House - 5 Mike Quigley Democratic 18%
IL U.S. House - 7 Danny Davis Democratic 7%
IL U.S. House - 9 Jan Schakowsky Democratic 12%
IL U.S. House - 16 Adam Kinzinger Republican 44%
IN U.S. Senate - Sr Todd Young Republican 83%
IN U.S. House - 7 André Carson Democratic 3%
IN U.S. House - 8 Larry Bucshon Republican 60%
IN Attorney General Todd Rokita Republican 89%
KS U.S. Senate - Sr Jerry Moran Republican 76%
KY U.S. Senate - Sr Mitch McConnell, Jr. Republican 92%
KY U.S. Senate - Jr Rand Paul Republican 95%
KY U.S. House - 2 Brett Guthrie Republican 58%
KY U.S. House - 3 John Yarmuth Democratic 10%
KY U.S. House - 5 Hal Rogers Republican 46%
LA U.S. Senate - Sr Bill Cassidy Republican 71%
LA U.S. House - 1 Steve Scalise Republican 84%
LA Attorney General Jeff Landry Republican 83%
MA U.S. Senate - Jr Ed Markey Democratic 9%
MA U.S. House - 1 Richard Neal Democratic 8%
MA U.S. House - 2 Jim McGovern Democratic 12%
MA U.S. House - 8 Stephen Lynch Democratic 13%
MA U.S. House - 9 Bill Keating Democratic 12%
MD U.S. Senate - Sr Ben Cardin Democratic 8%
MD U.S. Senate - Jr Chris Van Hollen, Jr. Democratic 13%
MD U.S. House - 1 Andy Harris Republican 78%
MD U.S. House - 2 Dutch Ruppersberger Democratic 7%
MD U.S. House - 3 John Sarbanes Democratic 11%
MD U.S. House - 5 Steny Hoyer Democratic 8%
State Office Name Party Rating
AK U.S. Senate - Sr Lisa Murkowski R 68%
AK U.S. House - At-Large Donald Young R 57%
AL U.S. Senate - Sr Richard Shelby R 89%
AL U.S. House - 3 Mike Rogers R 48%
AL U.S. House - 4 Robert Aderholt R 55%
AL U.S. House - 5 Mo Brooks R 73%
AL U.S. House - 7 Terri Sewell D 7%
AR U.S. Senate - Sr John Boozman R 83%
AR U.S. House - 1 Rick Crawford R 55%
AR U.S. House - 3 Steve Womack R 52%
AR Lieutenant Governor Tim Griffin R 65%
AZ U.S. House - 3 Raul Grijalva D 8%
AZ U.S. House - 4 Paul Gosar R 70%
AZ U.S. House - 6 David Schweikert R 92%
CA U.S. Senate - Sr Dianne Feinstein D 13%
CA U.S. House - 3 John Garamendi D 9%
CA U.S. House - 4 Tom McClintock R 97%
CA U.S. House - 5 Mike Thompson D 10%
CA U.S. House - 6 Doris Matsui D 11%
CA U.S. House - 9 Jerry McNerney D 8%
CA U.S. House - 12 Nancy Pelosi D 10%
CA U.S. House - 13 Barbara Lee D 12%
CA U.S. House - 14 Jackie Speier D 19%
CA U.S. House - 16 Jim Costa D 29%
CA U.S. House - 18 Anna Eshoo D 15%
CA U.S. House - 19 Zoe Lofgren D 12%
CA U.S. House - 23 Kevin McCarthy R 71%
CA U.S. House - 27 Judy Chu D 7%
CA U.S. House - 28 Adam Schiff D 15%
CA U.S. House - 30 Brad Sherman D 12%
CA U.S. House - 32 Grace Napolitano D 9%
CA U.S. House - 38 Linda Sánchez D 8%
CA U.S. House - 40 Lucille Roybal-Allard D 8%
CA U.S. House - 42 Ken Calvert R 55%
CA U.S. House - 43 Maxine Waters D 11%
CA U.S. House - 50 Darrell Issa R 76%
CA Supervisor - 4 Janice Hahn 5%
CO U.S. Senate - Sr Michael Bennet D 29%
CO U.S. House - 1 Diana DeGette D 8%
CO U.S. House - 5 Doug Lamborn R 83%
CO U.S. House - 7 Ed Perlmutter D 13%
CO Governor Jared Polis D 23%
CO Mayor - At-Large Michael Coffman R 83%
CT U.S. Senate - Sr Richard Blumenthal D 13%
CT U.S. Senate - Jr Chris Murphy D 13%
CT U.S. House - 1 John Larson D 9%
CT U.S. House - 2 Joe Courtney D 10%
CT U.S. House - 3 Rosa DeLauro D 13%
CT U.S. House - 4 Jim Himes D 23%
DE U.S. Senate - Sr Tom Carper D 29%
DE U.S. Senate - Jr Chris Coons D 18%
DE Governor John Carney, Jr. D 22%
FL U.S. Senate - Sr Marco Rubio R 97%
FL U.S. House - 8 Bill Posey R 71%
FL U.S. House - 11 Daniel Webster R 73%
FL U.S. House - 12 Gus Bilirakis R 62%
FL U.S. House - 14 Kathy Castor D 15%
FL U.S. House - 16 Vern Buchanan R 64%
FL U.S. House - 22 Ted Deutch D 11%
FL U.S. House - 23 Debbie Wasserman Schultz D 5%
FL U.S. House - 24 Frederica Wilson D 6%
GA U.S. House - 2 Sanford Bishop, Jr. D 12%
GA U.S. House - 4 Hank Johnson, Jr. D 5%
GA U.S. House - 8 Austin Scott R 85%
GA U.S. House - 13 David Scott D 8%
HI U.S. Senate - Jr Mazie Hirono D 9%
IA U.S. Senate - Sr Chuck Grassley R 82%
ID U.S. Senate - Sr Mike Crapo R 97%
ID U.S. Senate - Jr James Risch R 97%
ID U.S. House - 2 Mike Simpson R 42%
IL U.S. Senate - Sr Dick Durbin D 13%
IL U.S. House - 1 Bobby Rush D 3%
IL U.S. House - 5 Mike Quigley D 18%
IL U.S. House - 7 Danny Davis D 7%
IL U.S. House - 9 Jan Schakowsky D 12%
IL U.S. House - 16 Adam Kinzinger R 44%
IN U.S. Senate - Sr Todd Young R 83%
IN U.S. House - 7 André Carson D 3%
IN U.S. House - 8 Larry Bucshon R 60%
IN Attorney General Todd Rokita R 89%
KS U.S. Senate - Sr Jerry Moran R 76%
KY U.S. Senate - Sr Mitch McConnell, Jr. R 92%
KY U.S. Senate - Jr Rand Paul R 95%
KY U.S. House - 2 Brett Guthrie R 58%
KY U.S. House - 3 John Yarmuth D 10%
KY U.S. House - 5 Hal Rogers R 46%
LA U.S. Senate - Sr Bill Cassidy R 71%
LA U.S. House - 1 Steve Scalise R 84%
LA Attorney General Jeff Landry R 83%
MA U.S. Senate - Jr Ed Markey D 9%
MA U.S. House - 1 Richard Neal D 8%
MA U.S. House - 2 Jim McGovern D 12%
MA U.S. House - 8 Stephen Lynch D 13%
MA U.S. House - 9 Bill Keating D 12%
MD U.S. Senate - Sr Ben Cardin D 8%
MD U.S. Senate - Jr Chris Van Hollen, Jr. D 13%
MD U.S. House - 1 Andy Harris R 78%
MD U.S. House - 2 Dutch Ruppersberger D 7%
MD U.S. House - 3 John Sarbanes D 11%
MD U.S. House - 5 Steny Hoyer D 8%
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