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State Office Name Party Rating
AK U.S. Senate - Sr Lisa Murkowski Republican 71%
AK U.S. House - At-Large Donald Young Republican 83%
AL U.S. Senate - Sr Richard Shelby Republican 86%
AL U.S. House - 3 Mike Rogers Republican 100%
AL U.S. House - 4 Robert Aderholt Republican 100%
AR U.S. Senate - Sr John Boozman Republican 100%
AZ U.S. House - 3 Raul Grijalva Democratic 8%
CA U.S. Senate - Sr Dianne Feinstein Democratic 29%
CA U.S. House - 5 Mike Thompson Democratic 17%
CA U.S. House - 12 Nancy Pelosi Democratic 0%
CA U.S. House - 13 Barbara Lee Democratic 0%
CA U.S. House - 18 Anna Eshoo Democratic 17%
CA U.S. House - 19 Zoe Lofgren Democratic 17%
CA U.S. House - 22 Devin Nunes Republican 92%
CA U.S. House - 28 Adam Schiff Democratic 17%
CA U.S. House - 30 Brad Sherman Democratic 8%
CA U.S. House - 32 Grace Napolitano Democratic 8%
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 100%
CA U.S. House - 43 Maxine Waters Democratic 0%
CA U.S. House - 53 Susan Davis Democratic 17%
CA Attorney General Xavier Becerra Democratic 0%
CA Supervisor - 1 Hilda Solis 8%
CO U.S. House - 1 Diana DeGette Democratic 8%
CT U.S. House - 1 John Larson Democratic 17%
CT U.S. House - 3 Rosa DeLauro Democratic 0%
DE U.S. Senate - Sr Tom Carper Democratic 29%
FL U.S. House - 20 Alcee Hastings, Sr. Democratic 0%
FL U.S. House - 25 Mario Diaz-Balart Republican 100%
GA U.S. House - 2 Sanford Bishop, Jr. Democratic 33%
GA U.S. House - 13 David Scott Democratic 58%
HI U.S. House - 1 Edward Case Democratic 33%
IA U.S. Senate - Sr Chuck Grassley Republican 100%
IA U.S. House - 4 Steve King Republican 92%
ID U.S. Senate - Sr Mike Crapo Republican 100%
ID U.S. House - 2 Mike Simpson Republican 100%
IL U.S. Senate - Sr Dick Durbin Democratic 14%
IL U.S. House - 1 Bobby Rush Democratic 8%
IL U.S. House - 7 Danny Davis Democratic 8%
IL U.S. House - 9 Jan Schakowsky Democratic 0%
IL U.S. House - 15 John Shimkus Republican 100%
IN U.S. House - 1 Pete Visclosky Democratic 0%
KS U.S. Senate - Sr Pat Roberts Republican 100%
KS U.S. Senate - Jr Jerry Moran Republican 100%
KY U.S. Senate - Sr Mitch McConnell, Jr. Republican 100%
KY U.S. House - 5 Hal Rogers Republican 100%
MA U.S. Senate - Jr Ed Markey Democratic 0%
MA U.S. House - 1 Richard Neal Democratic 0%
MA U.S. House - 2 Jim McGovern Democratic 8%
MA U.S. House - 8 Stephen Lynch Democratic 25%
MD U.S. Senate - Sr Ben Cardin Democratic 17%
MD U.S. Senate - Jr Chris Van Hollen, Jr. Democratic 17%
MD U.S. House - 2 Dutch Ruppersberger Democratic 33%
MD U.S. House - 5 Steny Hoyer Democratic 0%
ME U.S. Senate - Sr Susan Collins Republican 86%
MI U.S. Senate - Sr Debbie Stabenow Democratic 29%
MI U.S. House - 6 Fred Upton Republican 75%
MN U.S. House - 4 Betty McCollum Democratic 0%
MN U.S. House - 7 Collin Peterson Democratic 58%
MO U.S. Senate - Sr Roy Blunt Republican 100%
MO U.S. House - 1 Lacy Clay, Jr. Democratic 17%
MO U.S. House - 6 Sam Graves Republican 92%
MS U.S. Senate - Sr Roger Wicker Republican 92%
MS U.S. House - 2 Bennie Thompson Democratic 8%
NA Vice President Mike Pence Republican 100%
NC U.S. Senate - Sr Richard Burr Republican 100%
NC U.S. House - 1 G.K. Butterfield, Jr. Democratic 33%
NC U.S. House - 4 David Price Democratic 17%
NH State Senate - 3 Jeb Bradley Republican 100%
NJ U.S. Senate - Sr Bob Menendez Democratic 8%
NJ U.S. House - 4 Chris Smith Republican 67%
NJ U.S. House - 6 Frank Pallone, Jr. Democratic 0%
NJ U.S. House - 9 Bill Pascrell, Jr. Democratic 17%
NM U.S. Senate - Sr Tom Udall Democratic 8%
NY U.S. Senate - Sr Chuck Schumer Democratic 29%
NY U.S. House - 2 Pete King Republican 58%
NY U.S. House - 5 Gregory Meeks Democratic 17%
NY U.S. House - 7 Nydia Velázquez Democratic 17%
NY U.S. House - 10 Jerry Nadler Democratic 17%
NY U.S. House - 12 Carolyn Maloney Democratic 8%
NY U.S. House - 15 José Serrano Democratic 8%
NY U.S. House - 16 Eliot Engel Democratic 17%
NY U.S. House - 17 Nita Lowey Democratic 17%
OH U.S. Senate - Sr Sherrod Brown Democratic 17%
OH U.S. Senate - Jr Rob Portman Republican 100%
OH U.S. House - 1 Steve Chabot Republican 100%
OH U.S. House - 9 Marcia Kaptur Democratic 17%
OH U.S. House - 10 Mike Turner Republican 100%
OH U.S. House - 13 Tim Ryan Democratic 25%
OH Governor Mike DeWine Republican 86%
OK U.S. Senate - Sr Jim Inhofe Republican 100%
OK U.S. House - 3 Frank Lucas Republican 92%
OK U.S. House - 4 Tom Cole Republican 92%
OR U.S. Senate - Sr Ron Wyden Democratic 29%
OR U.S. House - 2 Greg Walden Republican 100%
OR U.S. House - 3 Earl Blumenauer Democratic 0%
OR U.S. House - 4 Peter DeFazio Democratic 25%
PA U.S. House - 18 Mike Doyle, Jr. Democratic 17%
RI U.S. Senate - Sr Jack Reed Democratic 14%
State Office Name Party Rating
AK U.S. Senate - Sr Lisa Murkowski R 71%
AK U.S. House - At-Large Donald Young R 83%
AL U.S. Senate - Sr Richard Shelby R 86%
AL U.S. House - 3 Mike Rogers R 100%
AL U.S. House - 4 Robert Aderholt R 100%
AR U.S. Senate - Sr John Boozman R 100%
AZ U.S. House - 3 Raul Grijalva D 8%
CA U.S. Senate - Sr Dianne Feinstein D 29%
CA U.S. House - 5 Mike Thompson D 17%
CA U.S. House - 12 Nancy Pelosi D 0%
CA U.S. House - 13 Barbara Lee D 0%
CA U.S. House - 18 Anna Eshoo D 17%
CA U.S. House - 19 Zoe Lofgren D 17%
CA U.S. House - 22 Devin Nunes R 92%
CA U.S. House - 28 Adam Schiff D 17%
CA U.S. House - 30 Brad Sherman D 8%
CA U.S. House - 32 Grace Napolitano D 8%
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 100%
CA U.S. House - 43 Maxine Waters D 0%
CA U.S. House - 53 Susan Davis D 17%
CA Attorney General Xavier Becerra D 0%
CA Supervisor - 1 Hilda Solis 8%
CO U.S. House - 1 Diana DeGette D 8%
CT U.S. House - 1 John Larson D 17%
CT U.S. House - 3 Rosa DeLauro D 0%
DE U.S. Senate - Sr Tom Carper D 29%
FL U.S. House - 20 Alcee Hastings, Sr. D 0%
FL U.S. House - 25 Mario Diaz-Balart R 100%
GA U.S. House - 2 Sanford Bishop, Jr. D 33%
GA U.S. House - 13 David Scott D 58%
HI U.S. House - 1 Edward Case D 33%
IA U.S. Senate - Sr Chuck Grassley R 100%
IA U.S. House - 4 Steve King R 92%
ID U.S. Senate - Sr Mike Crapo R 100%
ID U.S. House - 2 Mike Simpson R 100%
IL U.S. Senate - Sr Dick Durbin D 14%
IL U.S. House - 1 Bobby Rush D 8%
IL U.S. House - 7 Danny Davis D 8%
IL U.S. House - 9 Jan Schakowsky D 0%
IL U.S. House - 15 John Shimkus R 100%
IN U.S. House - 1 Pete Visclosky D 0%
KS U.S. Senate - Sr Pat Roberts R 100%
KS U.S. Senate - Jr Jerry Moran R 100%
KY U.S. Senate - Sr Mitch McConnell, Jr. R 100%
KY U.S. House - 5 Hal Rogers R 100%
MA U.S. Senate - Jr Ed Markey D 0%
MA U.S. House - 1 Richard Neal D 0%
MA U.S. House - 2 Jim McGovern D 8%
MA U.S. House - 8 Stephen Lynch D 25%
MD U.S. Senate - Sr Ben Cardin D 17%
MD U.S. Senate - Jr Chris Van Hollen, Jr. D 17%
MD U.S. House - 2 Dutch Ruppersberger D 33%
MD U.S. House - 5 Steny Hoyer D 0%
ME U.S. Senate - Sr Susan Collins R 86%
MI U.S. Senate - Sr Debbie Stabenow D 29%
MI U.S. House - 6 Fred Upton R 75%
MN U.S. House - 4 Betty McCollum D 0%
MN U.S. House - 7 Collin Peterson D 58%
MO U.S. Senate - Sr Roy Blunt R 100%
MO U.S. House - 1 Lacy Clay, Jr. D 17%
MO U.S. House - 6 Sam Graves R 92%
MS U.S. Senate - Sr Roger Wicker R 92%
MS U.S. House - 2 Bennie Thompson D 8%
NA Vice President Mike Pence R 100%
NC U.S. Senate - Sr Richard Burr R 100%
NC U.S. House - 1 G.K. Butterfield, Jr. D 33%
NC U.S. House - 4 David Price D 17%
NH State Senate - 3 Jeb Bradley R 100%
NJ U.S. Senate - Sr Bob Menendez D 8%
NJ U.S. House - 4 Chris Smith R 67%
NJ U.S. House - 6 Frank Pallone, Jr. D 0%
NJ U.S. House - 9 Bill Pascrell, Jr. D 17%
NM U.S. Senate - Sr Tom Udall D 8%
NY U.S. Senate - Sr Chuck Schumer D 29%
NY U.S. House - 2 Pete King R 58%
NY U.S. House - 5 Gregory Meeks D 17%
NY U.S. House - 7 Nydia Velázquez D 17%
NY U.S. House - 10 Jerry Nadler D 17%
NY U.S. House - 12 Carolyn Maloney D 8%
NY U.S. House - 15 José Serrano D 8%
NY U.S. House - 16 Eliot Engel D 17%
NY U.S. House - 17 Nita Lowey D 17%
OH U.S. Senate - Sr Sherrod Brown D 17%
OH U.S. Senate - Jr Rob Portman R 100%
OH U.S. House - 1 Steve Chabot R 100%
OH U.S. House - 9 Marcia Kaptur D 17%
OH U.S. House - 10 Mike Turner R 100%
OH U.S. House - 13 Tim Ryan D 25%
OH Governor Mike DeWine R 86%
OK U.S. Senate - Sr Jim Inhofe R 100%
OK U.S. House - 3 Frank Lucas R 92%
OK U.S. House - 4 Tom Cole R 92%
OR U.S. Senate - Sr Ron Wyden D 29%
OR U.S. House - 2 Greg Walden R 100%
OR U.S. House - 3 Earl Blumenauer D 0%
OR U.S. House - 4 Peter DeFazio D 25%
PA U.S. House - 18 Mike Doyle, Jr. D 17%
RI U.S. Senate - Sr Jack Reed D 14%
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