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2004 Positions

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State Office Name Party Rating
AK U.S. House - At-Large Donald Young Republican 18%
AL U.S. House - 3 Mike Rogers Republican 9%
AL U.S. House - 4 Robert Aderholt Republican 19%
AR U.S. Senate - Sr John Boozman Republican 34%
AZ U.S. House - 3 Raul Grijalva Democratic 100%
CA U.S. House - 5 Mike Thompson Democratic 94%
CA U.S. House - 12 Nancy Pelosi Democratic 80%
CA U.S. House - 13 Barbara Lee Democratic 100%
CA U.S. House - 18 Anna Eshoo Democratic 98%
CA U.S. House - 19 Zoe Lofgren Democratic 94%
CA U.S. House - 22 Devin Nunes Republican 19%
CA U.S. House - 28 Adam Schiff Democratic 100%
CA U.S. House - 30 Brad Sherman Democratic 66%
CA U.S. House - 32 Grace Napolitano Democratic 93%
CA U.S. House - 38 Linda Sánchez Democratic 100%
CA U.S. House - 40 Lucille Roybal-Allard Democratic 89%
CA U.S. House - 42 Ken Calvert Republican 37%
CA U.S. House - 43 Maxine Waters Democratic 95%
CA U.S. House - 53 Susan Davis Democratic 100%
CA Attorney General Xavier Becerra Democratic 94%
CA Supervisor - 1 Hilda Solis 94%
CO U.S. House - 1 Diana DeGette Democratic 90%
CT U.S. House - 1 John Larson Democratic 96%
CT U.S. House - 3 Rosa DeLauro Democratic 95%
FL U.S. House - 25 Mario Diaz-Balart Republican 9%
GA U.S. House - 2 Sanford Bishop, Jr. Democratic 94%
GA U.S. House - 5 John Lewis Democratic 98%
GA U.S. House - 13 David Scott Democratic 93%
HI U.S. House - 1 Edward Case Democratic 96%
IA U.S. House - 4 Steve King Republican 1%
ID U.S. House - 2 Mike Simpson Republican 69%
IL U.S. House - 1 Bobby Rush Democratic 96%
IL U.S. House - 7 Danny Davis Democratic 100%
IL U.S. House - 9 Jan Schakowsky Democratic 100%
IL U.S. House - 15 John Shimkus Republican 13%
IN U.S. House - 1 Pete Visclosky Democratic 93%
KS U.S. Senate - Jr Jerry Moran Republican 34%
KY U.S. House - 5 Hal Rogers Republican 29%
MA U.S. Senate - Jr Ed Markey Democratic 94%
MA U.S. House - 1 Richard Neal Democratic 100%
MA U.S. House - 2 Jim McGovern Democratic 100%
MA U.S. House - 8 Stephen Lynch Democratic 93%
MD U.S. Senate - Sr Ben Cardin Democratic 100%
MD U.S. Senate - Jr Chris Van Hollen, Jr. Democratic 95%
MD U.S. House - 2 Dutch Ruppersberger Democratic 95%
MD U.S. House - 5 Steny Hoyer Democratic 98%
MI U.S. House - 6 Fred Upton Republican 41%
MN U.S. House - 4 Betty McCollum Democratic 100%
MN U.S. House - 7 Collin Peterson Democratic 94%
MO U.S. Senate - Sr Roy Blunt Republican 15%
MO U.S. House - 1 Lacy Clay, Jr. Democratic 96%
MO U.S. House - 6 Sam Graves Republican 5%
MS U.S. Senate - Sr Roger Wicker Republican 19%
MS U.S. House - 2 Bennie Thompson Democratic 94%
NA Vice President Mike Pence Republican 5%
NC U.S. House - 4 David Price Democratic 100%
NH State Senate - 3 Jeb Bradley Republican 34%
NJ U.S. Senate - Sr Bob Menendez Democratic 100%
NJ U.S. House - 4 Chris Smith Republican 37%
NJ U.S. House - 6 Frank Pallone, Jr. Democratic 100%
NJ U.S. House - 9 Bill Pascrell, Jr. Democratic 96%
NM U.S. Senate - Sr Tom Udall Democratic 100%
NY U.S. House - 2 Pete King Republican 23%
NY U.S. House - 5 Gregory Meeks Democratic 52%
NY U.S. House - 7 Nydia Velázquez Democratic 94%
NY U.S. House - 10 Jerry Nadler Democratic 100%
NY U.S. House - 12 Carolyn Maloney Democratic 100%
NY U.S. House - 15 José Serrano Democratic 98%
NY U.S. House - 16 Eliot Engel Democratic 96%
NY U.S. House - 17 Nita Lowey Democratic 98%
OH U.S. Senate - Sr Sherrod Brown Democratic 57%
OH U.S. Senate - Jr Rob Portman Republican 65%
OH U.S. House - 1 Steve Chabot Republican 1%
OH U.S. House - 9 Marcia Kaptur Democratic 94%
OH U.S. House - 10 Mike Turner Republican 65%
OH U.S. House - 13 Tim Ryan Democratic 100%
OK U.S. House - 3 Frank Lucas Republican 26%
OK U.S. House - 4 Tom Cole Republican 33%
OR U.S. House - 2 Greg Walden Republican 33%
OR U.S. House - 3 Earl Blumenauer Democratic 95%
OR U.S. House - 4 Peter DeFazio Democratic 68%
PA U.S. House - 18 Mike Doyle, Jr. Democratic 94%
RI U.S. House - 2 Jim Langevin Democratic 96%
SC U.S. House - 2 Joe Wilson, Sr. Republican 6%
SC U.S. House - 6 Jim Clyburn Democratic 93%
TN U.S. Senate - Jr Marsha Blackburn Republican 9%
TN U.S. House - 5 Jim Cooper Democratic 94%
TX U.S. House - 8 Kevin Brady Republican 1%
TX U.S. House - 12 Kay Granger Republican 33%
TX U.S. House - 13 Mac Thornberry Republican 1%
TX U.S. House - 18 Sheila Jackson Lee Democratic 94%
TX U.S. House - 26 Michael Burgess Republican 5%
TX U.S. House - 30 Eddie Johnson Democratic 99%
TX U.S. House - 31 John Carter Republican 5%
TX U.S. House - 35 Lloyd Doggett II Democratic 100%
UT U.S. House - 1 Rob Bishop Republican 15%
VA U.S. House - 3 Bobby Scott Democratic 94%
VT U.S. Senate - Jr Bernie Sanders Independent 100%
WA U.S. House - 2 Rick Larsen Democratic 96%
WA U.S. House - 9 Adam Smith Democratic 94%
State Office Name Party Rating
AK U.S. House - At-Large Donald Young R 18%
AL U.S. House - 3 Mike Rogers R 9%
AL U.S. House - 4 Robert Aderholt R 19%
AR U.S. Senate - Sr John Boozman R 34%
AZ U.S. House - 3 Raul Grijalva D 100%
CA U.S. House - 5 Mike Thompson D 94%
CA U.S. House - 12 Nancy Pelosi D 80%
CA U.S. House - 13 Barbara Lee D 100%
CA U.S. House - 18 Anna Eshoo D 98%
CA U.S. House - 19 Zoe Lofgren D 94%
CA U.S. House - 22 Devin Nunes R 19%
CA U.S. House - 28 Adam Schiff D 100%
CA U.S. House - 30 Brad Sherman D 66%
CA U.S. House - 32 Grace Napolitano D 93%
CA U.S. House - 38 Linda Sánchez D 100%
CA U.S. House - 40 Lucille Roybal-Allard D 89%
CA U.S. House - 42 Ken Calvert R 37%
CA U.S. House - 43 Maxine Waters D 95%
CA U.S. House - 53 Susan Davis D 100%
CA Attorney General Xavier Becerra D 94%
CA Supervisor - 1 Hilda Solis 94%
CO U.S. House - 1 Diana DeGette D 90%
CT U.S. House - 1 John Larson D 96%
CT U.S. House - 3 Rosa DeLauro D 95%
FL U.S. House - 25 Mario Diaz-Balart R 9%
GA U.S. House - 2 Sanford Bishop, Jr. D 94%
GA U.S. House - 5 John Lewis D 98%
GA U.S. House - 13 David Scott D 93%
HI U.S. House - 1 Edward Case D 96%
IA U.S. House - 4 Steve King R 1%
ID U.S. House - 2 Mike Simpson R 69%
IL U.S. House - 1 Bobby Rush D 96%
IL U.S. House - 7 Danny Davis D 100%
IL U.S. House - 9 Jan Schakowsky D 100%
IL U.S. House - 15 John Shimkus R 13%
IN U.S. House - 1 Pete Visclosky D 93%
KS U.S. Senate - Jr Jerry Moran R 34%
KY U.S. House - 5 Hal Rogers R 29%
MA U.S. Senate - Jr Ed Markey D 94%
MA U.S. House - 1 Richard Neal D 100%
MA U.S. House - 2 Jim McGovern D 100%
MA U.S. House - 8 Stephen Lynch D 93%
MD U.S. Senate - Sr Ben Cardin D 100%
MD U.S. Senate - Jr Chris Van Hollen, Jr. D 95%
MD U.S. House - 2 Dutch Ruppersberger D 95%
MD U.S. House - 5 Steny Hoyer D 98%
MI U.S. House - 6 Fred Upton R 41%
MN U.S. House - 4 Betty McCollum D 100%
MN U.S. House - 7 Collin Peterson D 94%
MO U.S. Senate - Sr Roy Blunt R 15%
MO U.S. House - 1 Lacy Clay, Jr. D 96%
MO U.S. House - 6 Sam Graves R 5%
MS U.S. Senate - Sr Roger Wicker R 19%
MS U.S. House - 2 Bennie Thompson D 94%
NA Vice President Mike Pence R 5%
NC U.S. House - 4 David Price D 100%
NH State Senate - 3 Jeb Bradley R 34%
NJ U.S. Senate - Sr Bob Menendez D 100%
NJ U.S. House - 4 Chris Smith R 37%
NJ U.S. House - 6 Frank Pallone, Jr. D 100%
NJ U.S. House - 9 Bill Pascrell, Jr. D 96%
NM U.S. Senate - Sr Tom Udall D 100%
NY U.S. House - 2 Pete King R 23%
NY U.S. House - 5 Gregory Meeks D 52%
NY U.S. House - 7 Nydia Velázquez D 94%
NY U.S. House - 10 Jerry Nadler D 100%
NY U.S. House - 12 Carolyn Maloney D 100%
NY U.S. House - 15 José Serrano D 98%
NY U.S. House - 16 Eliot Engel D 96%
NY U.S. House - 17 Nita Lowey D 98%
OH U.S. Senate - Sr Sherrod Brown D 57%
OH U.S. Senate - Jr Rob Portman R 65%
OH U.S. House - 1 Steve Chabot R 1%
OH U.S. House - 9 Marcia Kaptur D 94%
OH U.S. House - 10 Mike Turner R 65%
OH U.S. House - 13 Tim Ryan D 100%
OK U.S. House - 3 Frank Lucas R 26%
OK U.S. House - 4 Tom Cole R 33%
OR U.S. House - 2 Greg Walden R 33%
OR U.S. House - 3 Earl Blumenauer D 95%
OR U.S. House - 4 Peter DeFazio D 68%
PA U.S. House - 18 Mike Doyle, Jr. D 94%
RI U.S. House - 2 Jim Langevin D 96%
SC U.S. House - 2 Joe Wilson, Sr. R 6%
SC U.S. House - 6 Jim Clyburn D 93%
TN U.S. Senate - Jr Marsha Blackburn R 9%
TN U.S. House - 5 Jim Cooper D 94%
TX U.S. House - 8 Kevin Brady R 1%
TX U.S. House - 12 Kay Granger R 33%
TX U.S. House - 13 Mac Thornberry R 1%
TX U.S. House - 18 Sheila Jackson Lee D 94%
TX U.S. House - 26 Michael Burgess R 5%
TX U.S. House - 30 Eddie Johnson D 99%
TX U.S. House - 31 John Carter R 5%
TX U.S. House - 35 Lloyd Doggett II D 100%
UT U.S. House - 1 Rob Bishop R 15%
VA U.S. House - 3 Bobby Scott D 94%
VT U.S. Senate - Jr Bernie Sanders I 100%
WA U.S. House - 2 Rick Larsen D 96%
WA U.S. House - 9 Adam Smith D 94%
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