Rating Group: Council for Citizens Against Government Waste

2013 Positions

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State Office Name Party Rating
AK U.S. Senate - Sr Lisa Murkowski Republican 70%
AL U.S. House - 3 Mike Rogers Republican 66%
AL U.S. House - 4 Robert Aderholt Republican 69%
AL U.S. House - 7 Terri Sewell Democratic 6%
AR U.S. Senate - Sr John Boozman Republican 88%
AR U.S. Senate - Jr Tom Cotton Republican 91%
AR U.S. House - 1 Rick Crawford Republican 71%
AR U.S. House - 3 Steve Womack Republican 75%
AR Attorney General Tim Griffin Republican 75%
AZ U.S. Senate - Sr Kyrsten Sinema Independent 24%
AZ U.S. House - 1 David Schweikert Republican 97%
AZ U.S. House - 7 Raul Grijalva Democratic 10%
AZ U.S. House - 9 Paul Gosar Republican 86%
CA U.S. Senate - Sr Dianne Feinstein Democratic 4%
CA U.S. House - 1 Doug LaMalfa Republican 80%
CA U.S. House - 2 Jared Huffman Democratic 10%
CA U.S. House - 4 Mike Thompson Democratic 5%
CA U.S. House - 5 Tom McClintock Republican 98%
CA U.S. House - 6 Ami Bera Democratic 14%
CA U.S. House - 7 Doris Matsui Democratic 6%
CA U.S. House - 8 John Garamendi Democratic 11%
CA U.S. House - 11 Nancy Pelosi Democratic 8%
CA U.S. House - 12 Barbara Lee Democratic 14%
CA U.S. House - 14 Eric Swalwell Democratic 10%
CA U.S. House - 16 Anna Eshoo Democratic 8%
CA U.S. House - 18 Zoe Lofgren Democratic 13%
CA U.S. House - 20 Kevin McCarthy Republican 71%
CA U.S. House - 21 Jim Costa Democratic 18%
CA U.S. House - 22 David Valadao Republican 65%
CA U.S. House - 25 Raul Ruiz Democratic 30%
CA U.S. House - 26 Julia Brownley Democratic 13%
CA U.S. House - 28 Judy Chu Democratic 6%
CA U.S. House - 29 Tony Cárdenas Democratic 10%
CA U.S. House - 30 Adam Schiff Democratic 11%
CA U.S. House - 31 Grace Napolitano Democratic 7%
CA U.S. House - 32 Brad Sherman Democratic 9%
CA U.S. House - 38 Linda Sánchez Democratic 8%
CA U.S. House - 39 Mark Takano Democratic 5%
CA U.S. House - 41 Ken Calvert Republican 70%
CA U.S. House - 43 Maxine Waters Democratic 17%
CA U.S. House - 48 Darrell Issa Republican 79%
CA U.S. House - 50 Scott Peters Democratic 34%
CA U.S. House - 52 Juan Vargas Democratic 4%
CA Mayor Karen Bass Democratic 12%
CA Supervisor - 1 Paul Cook 79%
CA Supervisor - 4 Janice Hahn 10%
CO U.S. Senate - Sr Michael Bennet Democratic 13%
CO U.S. House - 1 Diana DeGette Democratic 9%
CO U.S. House - 5 Doug Lamborn Republican 90%
CO Governor Jared Polis Democratic 31%
CO Mayor - At-Large Michael Coffman Republican 86%
CT U.S. Senate - Sr Richard Blumenthal Democratic 6%
CT U.S. House - 1 John Larson Democratic 12%
CT U.S. House - 2 Joe Courtney Democratic 9%
CT U.S. House - 3 Rosa DeLauro Democratic 12%
CT U.S. House - 4 Jim Himes Democratic 23%
DE U.S. Senate - Sr Tom Carper Democratic 6%
DE U.S. Senate - Jr Chris Coons Democratic 8%
DE Governor John Carney, Jr. Democratic 20%
FL U.S. Senate - Sr Marco Rubio Republican 92%
FL U.S. House - 8 Bill Posey Republican 81%
FL U.S. House - 11 Daniel Webster Republican 79%
FL U.S. House - 12 Gus Bilirakis Republican 85%
FL U.S. House - 14 Kathy Castor Democratic 12%
FL U.S. House - 16 Vern Buchanan Republican 80%
FL U.S. House - 24 Frederica Wilson Democratic 6%
FL U.S. House - 25 Debbie Wasserman Schultz Democratic 9%
FL U.S. House - 26 Mario Diaz-Balart Republican 59%
FL Governor Ron DeSantis Republican 96%
GA U.S. House - 2 Sanford Bishop, Jr. Democratic 14%
GA U.S. House - 4 Hank Johnson, Jr. Democratic 9%
GA U.S. House - 8 Austin Scott Republican 76%
GA U.S. House - 13 David Scott Democratic 10%
HI U.S. Senate - Sr Brian Schatz Democratic 2%
HI U.S. Senate - Jr Mazie Hirono Democratic 0%
IA U.S. Senate - Sr Chuck Grassley Republican 94%
ID U.S. Senate - Sr Mike Crapo Republican 96%
ID U.S. Senate - Jr James Risch Republican 98%
ID U.S. House - 2 Mike Simpson Republican 62%
ID Attorney General Raúl Labrador Republican 87%
IL U.S. Senate - Sr Dick Durbin Democratic 6%
IL U.S. Senate - Jr Tammy Duckworth Democratic 14%
IL U.S. House - 2 Robin Kelly Democratic 9%
IL U.S. House - 5 Mike Quigley Democratic 13%
IL U.S. House - 7 Danny Davis Democratic 11%
IL U.S. House - 9 Jan Schakowsky Democratic 13%
IL U.S. House - 10 Brad Schneider Democratic 24%
IL U.S. House - 11 Bill Foster Democratic 15%
IN U.S. Senate - Sr Todd Young Republican 91%
IN U.S. House - 7 André Carson Democratic 6%
IN U.S. House - 8 Larry Bucshon Republican 83%
IN Attorney General Todd Rokita Republican 91%
KS U.S. Senate - Sr Jerry Moran Republican 91%
KY U.S. Senate - Sr Mitch McConnell, Jr. Republican 92%
KY U.S. Senate - Jr Rand Paul Republican 93%
KY U.S. House - 2 Brett Guthrie Republican 83%
KY U.S. House - 4 Thomas Massie Republican 82%
KY U.S. House - 5 Hal Rogers Republican 66%
KY U.S. House - 6 Andy Barr Republican 82%
LA U.S. Senate - Sr Bill Cassidy Republican 76%
State Office Name Party Rating
AK U.S. Senate - Sr Lisa Murkowski R 70%
AL U.S. House - 3 Mike Rogers R 66%
AL U.S. House - 4 Robert Aderholt R 69%
AL U.S. House - 7 Terri Sewell D 6%
AR U.S. Senate - Sr John Boozman R 88%
AR U.S. Senate - Jr Tom Cotton R 91%
AR U.S. House - 1 Rick Crawford R 71%
AR U.S. House - 3 Steve Womack R 75%
AR Attorney General Tim Griffin R 75%
AZ U.S. Senate - Sr Kyrsten Sinema I 24%
AZ U.S. House - 1 David Schweikert R 97%
AZ U.S. House - 7 Raul Grijalva D 10%
AZ U.S. House - 9 Paul Gosar R 86%
CA U.S. Senate - Sr Dianne Feinstein D 4%
CA U.S. House - 1 Doug LaMalfa R 80%
CA U.S. House - 2 Jared Huffman D 10%
CA U.S. House - 4 Mike Thompson D 5%
CA U.S. House - 5 Tom McClintock R 98%
CA U.S. House - 6 Ami Bera D 14%
CA U.S. House - 7 Doris Matsui D 6%
CA U.S. House - 8 John Garamendi D 11%
CA U.S. House - 11 Nancy Pelosi D 8%
CA U.S. House - 12 Barbara Lee D 14%
CA U.S. House - 14 Eric Swalwell D 10%
CA U.S. House - 16 Anna Eshoo D 8%
CA U.S. House - 18 Zoe Lofgren D 13%
CA U.S. House - 20 Kevin McCarthy R 71%
CA U.S. House - 21 Jim Costa D 18%
CA U.S. House - 22 David Valadao R 65%
CA U.S. House - 25 Raul Ruiz D 30%
CA U.S. House - 26 Julia Brownley D 13%
CA U.S. House - 28 Judy Chu D 6%
CA U.S. House - 29 Tony Cárdenas D 10%
CA U.S. House - 30 Adam Schiff D 11%
CA U.S. House - 31 Grace Napolitano D 7%
CA U.S. House - 32 Brad Sherman D 9%
CA U.S. House - 38 Linda Sánchez D 8%
CA U.S. House - 39 Mark Takano D 5%
CA U.S. House - 41 Ken Calvert R 70%
CA U.S. House - 43 Maxine Waters D 17%
CA U.S. House - 48 Darrell Issa R 79%
CA U.S. House - 50 Scott Peters D 34%
CA U.S. House - 52 Juan Vargas D 4%
CA Mayor Karen Bass D 12%
CA Supervisor - 1 Paul Cook 79%
CA Supervisor - 4 Janice Hahn 10%
CO U.S. Senate - Sr Michael Bennet D 13%
CO U.S. House - 1 Diana DeGette D 9%
CO U.S. House - 5 Doug Lamborn R 90%
CO Governor Jared Polis D 31%
CO Mayor - At-Large Michael Coffman R 86%
CT U.S. Senate - Sr Richard Blumenthal D 6%
CT U.S. House - 1 John Larson D 12%
CT U.S. House - 2 Joe Courtney D 9%
CT U.S. House - 3 Rosa DeLauro D 12%
CT U.S. House - 4 Jim Himes D 23%
DE U.S. Senate - Sr Tom Carper D 6%
DE U.S. Senate - Jr Chris Coons D 8%
DE Governor John Carney, Jr. D 20%
FL U.S. Senate - Sr Marco Rubio R 92%
FL U.S. House - 8 Bill Posey R 81%
FL U.S. House - 11 Daniel Webster R 79%
FL U.S. House - 12 Gus Bilirakis R 85%
FL U.S. House - 14 Kathy Castor D 12%
FL U.S. House - 16 Vern Buchanan R 80%
FL U.S. House - 24 Frederica Wilson D 6%
FL U.S. House - 25 Debbie Wasserman Schultz D 9%
FL U.S. House - 26 Mario Diaz-Balart R 59%
FL Governor Ron DeSantis R 96%
GA U.S. House - 2 Sanford Bishop, Jr. D 14%
GA U.S. House - 4 Hank Johnson, Jr. D 9%
GA U.S. House - 8 Austin Scott R 76%
GA U.S. House - 13 David Scott D 10%
HI U.S. Senate - Sr Brian Schatz D 2%
HI U.S. Senate - Jr Mazie Hirono D 0%
IA U.S. Senate - Sr Chuck Grassley R 94%
ID U.S. Senate - Sr Mike Crapo R 96%
ID U.S. Senate - Jr James Risch R 98%
ID U.S. House - 2 Mike Simpson R 62%
ID Attorney General Raúl Labrador R 87%
IL U.S. Senate - Sr Dick Durbin D 6%
IL U.S. Senate - Jr Tammy Duckworth D 14%
IL U.S. House - 2 Robin Kelly D 9%
IL U.S. House - 5 Mike Quigley D 13%
IL U.S. House - 7 Danny Davis D 11%
IL U.S. House - 9 Jan Schakowsky D 13%
IL U.S. House - 10 Brad Schneider D 24%
IL U.S. House - 11 Bill Foster D 15%
IN U.S. Senate - Sr Todd Young R 91%
IN U.S. House - 7 André Carson D 6%
IN U.S. House - 8 Larry Bucshon R 83%
IN Attorney General Todd Rokita R 91%
KS U.S. Senate - Sr Jerry Moran R 91%
KY U.S. Senate - Sr Mitch McConnell, Jr. R 92%
KY U.S. Senate - Jr Rand Paul R 93%
KY U.S. House - 2 Brett Guthrie R 83%
KY U.S. House - 4 Thomas Massie R 82%
KY U.S. House - 5 Hal Rogers R 66%
KY U.S. House - 6 Andy Barr R 82%
LA U.S. Senate - Sr Bill Cassidy R 76%
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