Rating Group: Council for Citizens Against Government Waste

2015 Positions

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State Office Name Party Rating
AK U.S. Senate - Sr Lisa Murkowski Republican 80%
AK U.S. Senate - Jr Dan Sullivan Republican 97%
AL U.S. House - 3 Mike Rogers Republican 77%
AL U.S. House - 4 Robert Aderholt Republican 76%
AL U.S. House - 6 Gary Palmer Republican 98%
AL U.S. House - 7 Terri Sewell Democratic 8%
AR U.S. Senate - Sr John Boozman Republican 100%
AR U.S. Senate - Jr Tom Cotton Republican 100%
AR U.S. House - 1 Rick Crawford Republican 81%
AR U.S. House - 2 French Hill Republican 86%
AR U.S. House - 3 Steve Womack Republican 70%
AR U.S. House - 4 Bruce Westerman Republican 87%
AZ U.S. Senate - Sr Kyrsten Sinema Independent 27%
AZ U.S. House - 1 David Schweikert Republican 95%
AZ U.S. House - 3 Ruben Gallego Democratic 1%
AZ U.S. House - 7 Raul Grijalva Democratic 3%
AZ U.S. House - 9 Paul Gosar Republican 96%
CA U.S. Senate - Sr Dianne Feinstein Democratic 3%
CA U.S. House - 1 Doug LaMalfa Republican 94%
CA U.S. House - 2 Jared Huffman Democratic 1%
CA U.S. House - 4 Mike Thompson Democratic 0%
CA U.S. House - 5 Tom McClintock Republican 100%
CA U.S. House - 6 Ami Bera Democratic 12%
CA U.S. House - 7 Doris Matsui Democratic 0%
CA U.S. House - 8 John Garamendi Democratic 3%
CA U.S. House - 10 Mark DeSaulnier Democratic 1%
CA U.S. House - 11 Nancy Pelosi Democratic 0%
CA U.S. House - 12 Barbara Lee Democratic 0%
CA U.S. House - 14 Eric Swalwell Democratic 4%
CA U.S. House - 16 Anna Eshoo Democratic 0%
CA U.S. House - 18 Zoe Lofgren Democratic 2%
CA U.S. House - 20 Kevin McCarthy Republican 88%
CA U.S. House - 21 Jim Costa Democratic 32%
CA U.S. House - 22 David Valadao Republican 67%
CA U.S. House - 25 Raul Ruiz Democratic 4%
CA U.S. House - 26 Julia Brownley Democratic 5%
CA U.S. House - 28 Judy Chu Democratic 0%
CA U.S. House - 29 Tony Cárdenas Democratic 5%
CA U.S. House - 30 Adam Schiff Democratic 0%
CA U.S. House - 31 Grace Napolitano Democratic 1%
CA U.S. House - 32 Brad Sherman Democratic 1%
CA U.S. House - 33 Pete Aguilar Democratic 6%
CA U.S. House - 35 Norma Torres Democratic 4%
CA U.S. House - 36 Ted Lieu Democratic 2%
CA U.S. House - 38 Linda Sánchez Democratic 0%
CA U.S. House - 39 Mark Takano Democratic 2%
CA U.S. House - 41 Ken Calvert Republican 68%
CA U.S. House - 43 Maxine Waters Democratic 1%
CA U.S. House - 48 Darrell Issa Republican 91%
CA U.S. House - 50 Scott Peters Democratic 11%
CA U.S. House - 52 Juan Vargas Democratic 1%
CA Mayor Karen Bass Democratic 0%
CA Supervisor - 1 Paul Cook 79%
CA Supervisor - 4 Janice Hahn 1%
CO U.S. Senate - Sr Michael Bennet Democratic 14%
CO U.S. House - 1 Diana DeGette Democratic 0%
CO U.S. House - 4 Ken Buck Republican 90%
CO U.S. House - 5 Doug Lamborn Republican 93%
CO Governor Jared Polis Democratic 10%
CO Mayor - At-Large Michael Coffman Republican 94%
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 2%
CT U.S. House - 2 Joe Courtney Democratic 2%
CT U.S. House - 3 Rosa DeLauro Democratic 1%
CT U.S. House - 4 Jim Himes Democratic 8%
DE U.S. Senate - Sr Tom Carper Democratic 9%
DE U.S. Senate - Jr Chris Coons Democratic 3%
DE Governor John Carney, Jr. Democratic 3%
FL U.S. Senate - Sr Marco Rubio Republican 100%
FL U.S. House - 8 Bill Posey Republican 93%
FL U.S. House - 11 Daniel Webster Republican 84%
FL U.S. House - 12 Gus Bilirakis Republican 91%
FL U.S. House - 14 Kathy Castor Democratic 3%
FL U.S. House - 16 Vern Buchanan Republican 73%
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 2%
FL U.S. House - 26 Mario Diaz-Balart Republican 64%
FL Governor Ron DeSantis Republican 96%
GA U.S. House - 1 Buddy Carter Republican 93%
GA U.S. House - 2 Sanford Bishop, Jr. Democratic 20%
GA U.S. House - 4 Hank Johnson, Jr. Democratic 2%
GA U.S. House - 8 Austin Scott Republican 96%
GA U.S. House - 11 Barry Loudermilk Republican 100%
GA U.S. House - 12 Rick Allen Republican 94%
GA U.S. House - 13 David Scott Democratic 8%
HI U.S. Senate - Sr Brian Schatz Democratic 3%
HI U.S. Senate - Jr Mazie Hirono Democratic 0%
IA U.S. Senate - Sr Chuck Grassley Republican 97%
IA U.S. Senate - Jr Joni Ernst Republican 94%
IA State House - 28 David Young Republican 86%
ID U.S. Senate - Sr Mike Crapo Republican 100%
ID U.S. Senate - Jr James Risch Republican 100%
ID U.S. House - 2 Mike Simpson Republican 66%
ID Attorney General Raúl Labrador Republican 97%
IL U.S. Senate - Sr Dick Durbin Democratic 0%
IL U.S. Senate - Jr Tammy Duckworth Democratic 5%
IL U.S. House - 2 Robin Kelly Democratic 2%
IL U.S. House - 5 Mike Quigley Democratic 2%
State Office Name Party Rating
AK U.S. Senate - Sr Lisa Murkowski R 80%
AK U.S. Senate - Jr Dan Sullivan R 97%
AL U.S. House - 3 Mike Rogers R 77%
AL U.S. House - 4 Robert Aderholt R 76%
AL U.S. House - 6 Gary Palmer R 98%
AL U.S. House - 7 Terri Sewell D 8%
AR U.S. Senate - Sr John Boozman R 100%
AR U.S. Senate - Jr Tom Cotton R 100%
AR U.S. House - 1 Rick Crawford R 81%
AR U.S. House - 2 French Hill R 86%
AR U.S. House - 3 Steve Womack R 70%
AR U.S. House - 4 Bruce Westerman R 87%
AZ U.S. Senate - Sr Kyrsten Sinema I 27%
AZ U.S. House - 1 David Schweikert R 95%
AZ U.S. House - 3 Ruben Gallego D 1%
AZ U.S. House - 7 Raul Grijalva D 3%
AZ U.S. House - 9 Paul Gosar R 96%
CA U.S. Senate - Sr Dianne Feinstein D 3%
CA U.S. House - 1 Doug LaMalfa R 94%
CA U.S. House - 2 Jared Huffman D 1%
CA U.S. House - 4 Mike Thompson D 0%
CA U.S. House - 5 Tom McClintock R 100%
CA U.S. House - 6 Ami Bera D 12%
CA U.S. House - 7 Doris Matsui D 0%
CA U.S. House - 8 John Garamendi D 3%
CA U.S. House - 10 Mark DeSaulnier D 1%
CA U.S. House - 11 Nancy Pelosi D 0%
CA U.S. House - 12 Barbara Lee D 0%
CA U.S. House - 14 Eric Swalwell D 4%
CA U.S. House - 16 Anna Eshoo D 0%
CA U.S. House - 18 Zoe Lofgren D 2%
CA U.S. House - 20 Kevin McCarthy R 88%
CA U.S. House - 21 Jim Costa D 32%
CA U.S. House - 22 David Valadao R 67%
CA U.S. House - 25 Raul Ruiz D 4%
CA U.S. House - 26 Julia Brownley D 5%
CA U.S. House - 28 Judy Chu D 0%
CA U.S. House - 29 Tony Cárdenas D 5%
CA U.S. House - 30 Adam Schiff D 0%
CA U.S. House - 31 Grace Napolitano D 1%
CA U.S. House - 32 Brad Sherman D 1%
CA U.S. House - 33 Pete Aguilar D 6%
CA U.S. House - 35 Norma Torres D 4%
CA U.S. House - 36 Ted Lieu D 2%
CA U.S. House - 38 Linda Sánchez D 0%
CA U.S. House - 39 Mark Takano D 2%
CA U.S. House - 41 Ken Calvert R 68%
CA U.S. House - 43 Maxine Waters D 1%
CA U.S. House - 48 Darrell Issa R 91%
CA U.S. House - 50 Scott Peters D 11%
CA U.S. House - 52 Juan Vargas D 1%
CA Mayor Karen Bass D 0%
CA Supervisor - 1 Paul Cook 79%
CA Supervisor - 4 Janice Hahn 1%
CO U.S. Senate - Sr Michael Bennet D 14%
CO U.S. House - 1 Diana DeGette D 0%
CO U.S. House - 4 Ken Buck R 90%
CO U.S. House - 5 Doug Lamborn R 93%
CO Governor Jared Polis D 10%
CO Mayor - At-Large Michael Coffman R 94%
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 2%
CT U.S. House - 2 Joe Courtney D 2%
CT U.S. House - 3 Rosa DeLauro D 1%
CT U.S. House - 4 Jim Himes D 8%
DE U.S. Senate - Sr Tom Carper D 9%
DE U.S. Senate - Jr Chris Coons D 3%
DE Governor John Carney, Jr. D 3%
FL U.S. Senate - Sr Marco Rubio R 100%
FL U.S. House - 8 Bill Posey R 93%
FL U.S. House - 11 Daniel Webster R 84%
FL U.S. House - 12 Gus Bilirakis R 91%
FL U.S. House - 14 Kathy Castor D 3%
FL U.S. House - 16 Vern Buchanan R 73%
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 2%
FL U.S. House - 26 Mario Diaz-Balart R 64%
FL Governor Ron DeSantis R 96%
GA U.S. House - 1 Buddy Carter R 93%
GA U.S. House - 2 Sanford Bishop, Jr. D 20%
GA U.S. House - 4 Hank Johnson, Jr. D 2%
GA U.S. House - 8 Austin Scott R 96%
GA U.S. House - 11 Barry Loudermilk R 100%
GA U.S. House - 12 Rick Allen R 94%
GA U.S. House - 13 David Scott D 8%
HI U.S. Senate - Sr Brian Schatz D 3%
HI U.S. Senate - Jr Mazie Hirono D 0%
IA U.S. Senate - Sr Chuck Grassley R 97%
IA U.S. Senate - Jr Joni Ernst R 94%
IA State House - 28 David Young R 86%
ID U.S. Senate - Sr Mike Crapo R 100%
ID U.S. Senate - Jr James Risch R 100%
ID U.S. House - 2 Mike Simpson R 66%
ID Attorney General Raúl Labrador R 97%
IL U.S. Senate - Sr Dick Durbin D 0%
IL U.S. Senate - Jr Tammy Duckworth D 5%
IL U.S. House - 2 Robin Kelly D 2%
IL U.S. House - 5 Mike Quigley D 2%
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