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2003-2004 Positions

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State Office Name Party Rating
AK U.S. Senate - Sr Lisa Murkowski Republican 6%
AL U.S. Senate - Sr Richard Shelby Republican 41%
AL U.S. House - 3 Mike Rogers Republican 8%
AL U.S. House - 4 Robert Aderholt Republican 23%
AR U.S. Senate - Sr John Boozman Republican 0%
AZ U.S. House - 3 Raul Grijalva Democratic 100%
CA U.S. Senate - Sr Dianne Feinstein Democratic 71%
CA U.S. House - 5 Mike Thompson Democratic 54%
CA U.S. House - 12 Nancy Pelosi Democratic 62%
CA U.S. House - 13 Barbara Lee Democratic 100%
CA U.S. House - 18 Anna Eshoo Democratic 54%
CA U.S. House - 19 Zoe Lofgren Democratic 62%
CA U.S. House - 28 Adam Schiff Democratic 62%
CA U.S. House - 30 Brad Sherman Democratic 92%
CA U.S. House - 32 Grace Napolitano Democratic 85%
CA U.S. House - 38 Linda Sánchez Democratic 100%
CA U.S. House - 40 Lucille Roybal-Allard Democratic 77%
CA U.S. House - 42 Ken Calvert Republican 0%
CA U.S. House - 43 Maxine Waters Democratic 85%
CA U.S. House - 50 Darrell Issa Republican 0%
CA Supervisor - 1 Hilda Solis 100%
CO U.S. House - 1 Diana DeGette Democratic 62%
CT U.S. House - 1 John Larson Democratic 85%
CT U.S. House - 3 Rosa DeLauro Democratic 85%
DE U.S. Senate - Sr Tom Carper Democratic 41%
FL U.S. House - 25 Mario Diaz-Balart Republican 0%
GA U.S. House - 2 Sanford Bishop, Jr. Democratic 54%
GA U.S. House - 13 David Scott Democratic 23%
HI U.S. House - 1 Edward Case Democratic 54%
IA U.S. Senate - Sr Chuck Grassley Republican 0%
ID U.S. Senate - Sr Mike Crapo Republican 18%
ID U.S. House - 2 Mike Simpson Republican 8%
IL U.S. Senate - Sr Dick Durbin Democratic 71%
IL U.S. House - 1 Bobby Rush Democratic 92%
IL U.S. House - 7 Danny Davis Democratic 100%
IL U.S. House - 9 Jan Schakowsky Democratic 100%
KS U.S. Senate - Sr Jerry Moran Republican 23%
KY U.S. Senate - Sr Mitch McConnell, Jr. Republican 0%
KY U.S. House - 5 Hal Rogers Republican 0%
MA U.S. Senate - Jr Ed Markey Democratic 100%
MA U.S. House - 1 Richard Neal Democratic 54%
MA U.S. House - 2 Jim McGovern Democratic 85%
MA U.S. House - 8 Stephen Lynch Democratic 69%
MD U.S. Senate - Sr Ben Cardin Democratic 62%
MD U.S. Senate - Jr Chris Van Hollen, Jr. Democratic 69%
MD U.S. House - 2 Dutch Ruppersberger Democratic 75%
MD U.S. House - 5 Steny Hoyer Democratic 54%
ME U.S. Senate - Sr Susan Collins Republican 29%
ME Councilor - Ward 3 Mike Michaud 77%
MI U.S. Senate - Sr Debbie Stabenow Democratic 65%
MI U.S. House - 6 Fred Upton Republican 0%
MN U.S. House - 4 Betty McCollum Democratic 92%
MO U.S. Senate - Sr Roy Blunt Republican 0%
MO U.S. House - 6 Sam Graves Republican 0%
MS U.S. Senate - Sr Roger Wicker Republican 0%
MS U.S. House - 2 Bennie Thompson Democratic 77%
NA President Joe Biden, Jr. Democratic 76%
NA U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services Xavier Becerra 62%
NC U.S. Senate - Sr Richard Burr Republican 8%
NC U.S. House - 1 G. K. Butterfield, Jr. Democratic 100%
NC U.S. House - 4 David Price Democratic 54%
NH State Senate - 3 Jeb Bradley Republican 8%
NJ U.S. Senate - Sr Bob Menendez Democratic 62%
NJ U.S. House - 4 Chris Smith Republican 8%
NJ U.S. House - 6 Frank Pallone, Jr. Democratic 92%
NJ U.S. House - 9 Bill Pascrell, Jr. Democratic 85%
NY U.S. Senate - Sr Chuck Schumer Democratic 82%
NY U.S. House - 5 Gregory Meeks Democratic 46%
NY U.S. House - 7 Nydia Velázquez Democratic 92%
NY U.S. House - 10 Jerry Nadler Democratic 100%
NY U.S. House - 12 Carolyn Maloney Democratic 62%
OH U.S. Senate - Sr Sherrod Brown Democratic 100%
OH U.S. Senate - Jr Rob Portman Republican 0%
OH U.S. House - 1 Steve Chabot Republican 8%
OH U.S. House - 9 Marcia Kaptur Democratic 92%
OH U.S. House - 10 Mike Turner Republican 0%
OH U.S. House - 13 Tim Ryan Democratic 92%
OH Governor Mike DeWine Republican 0%
OK U.S. Senate - Sr Jim Inhofe Republican 0%
OK U.S. House - 3 Frank Lucas Republican 8%
OK U.S. House - 4 Tom Cole Republican 0%
OR U.S. Senate - Sr Ron Wyden Democratic 76%
OR U.S. House - 3 Earl Blumenauer Democratic 62%
OR U.S. House - 4 Peter DeFazio Democratic 100%
PA U.S. House - 18 Mike Doyle, Jr. Democratic 62%
RI U.S. Senate - Sr Jack Reed Democratic 88%
RI U.S. House - 2 Jim Langevin Democratic 77%
SC U.S. Senate - Sr Lindsey Graham Republican 35%
SC U.S. House - 2 Joe Wilson, Sr. Republican 23%
SC U.S. House - 6 Jim Clyburn Democratic 69%
TN U.S. Senate - Sr Marsha Blackburn Republican 0%
TN U.S. House - 5 Jim Cooper Democratic 46%
TX U.S. Senate - Sr John Cornyn Republican 0%
TX U.S. House - 8 Kevin Brady Republican 0%
TX U.S. House - 12 Kay Granger Republican 0%
TX U.S. House - 17 Pete Sessions Republican 0%
TX U.S. House - 18 Sheila Jackson Lee Democratic 69%
TX U.S. House - 26 Michael Burgess Republican 0%
TX U.S. House - 30 Eddie Johnson Democratic 62%
TX U.S. House - 31 John Carter Republican 0%
State Office Name Party Rating
AK U.S. Senate - Sr Lisa Murkowski R 6%
AL U.S. Senate - Sr Richard Shelby R 41%
AL U.S. House - 3 Mike Rogers R 8%
AL U.S. House - 4 Robert Aderholt R 23%
AR U.S. Senate - Sr John Boozman R 0%
AZ U.S. House - 3 Raul Grijalva D 100%
CA U.S. Senate - Sr Dianne Feinstein D 71%
CA U.S. House - 5 Mike Thompson D 54%
CA U.S. House - 12 Nancy Pelosi D 62%
CA U.S. House - 13 Barbara Lee D 100%
CA U.S. House - 18 Anna Eshoo D 54%
CA U.S. House - 19 Zoe Lofgren D 62%
CA U.S. House - 28 Adam Schiff D 62%
CA U.S. House - 30 Brad Sherman D 92%
CA U.S. House - 32 Grace Napolitano D 85%
CA U.S. House - 38 Linda Sánchez D 100%
CA U.S. House - 40 Lucille Roybal-Allard D 77%
CA U.S. House - 42 Ken Calvert R 0%
CA U.S. House - 43 Maxine Waters D 85%
CA U.S. House - 50 Darrell Issa R 0%
CA Supervisor - 1 Hilda Solis 100%
CO U.S. House - 1 Diana DeGette D 62%
CT U.S. House - 1 John Larson D 85%
CT U.S. House - 3 Rosa DeLauro D 85%
DE U.S. Senate - Sr Tom Carper D 41%
FL U.S. House - 25 Mario Diaz-Balart R 0%
GA U.S. House - 2 Sanford Bishop, Jr. D 54%
GA U.S. House - 13 David Scott D 23%
HI U.S. House - 1 Edward Case D 54%
IA U.S. Senate - Sr Chuck Grassley R 0%
ID U.S. Senate - Sr Mike Crapo R 18%
ID U.S. House - 2 Mike Simpson R 8%
IL U.S. Senate - Sr Dick Durbin D 71%
IL U.S. House - 1 Bobby Rush D 92%
IL U.S. House - 7 Danny Davis D 100%
IL U.S. House - 9 Jan Schakowsky D 100%
KS U.S. Senate - Sr Jerry Moran R 23%
KY U.S. Senate - Sr Mitch McConnell, Jr. R 0%
KY U.S. House - 5 Hal Rogers R 0%
MA U.S. Senate - Jr Ed Markey D 100%
MA U.S. House - 1 Richard Neal D 54%
MA U.S. House - 2 Jim McGovern D 85%
MA U.S. House - 8 Stephen Lynch D 69%
MD U.S. Senate - Sr Ben Cardin D 62%
MD U.S. Senate - Jr Chris Van Hollen, Jr. D 69%
MD U.S. House - 2 Dutch Ruppersberger D 75%
MD U.S. House - 5 Steny Hoyer D 54%
ME U.S. Senate - Sr Susan Collins R 29%
ME Councilor - Ward 3 Mike Michaud 77%
MI U.S. Senate - Sr Debbie Stabenow D 65%
MI U.S. House - 6 Fred Upton R 0%
MN U.S. House - 4 Betty McCollum D 92%
MO U.S. Senate - Sr Roy Blunt R 0%
MO U.S. House - 6 Sam Graves R 0%
MS U.S. Senate - Sr Roger Wicker R 0%
MS U.S. House - 2 Bennie Thompson D 77%
NA President Joe Biden, Jr. D 76%
NA U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services Xavier Becerra 62%
NC U.S. Senate - Sr Richard Burr R 8%
NC U.S. House - 1 G. K. Butterfield, Jr. D 100%
NC U.S. House - 4 David Price D 54%
NH State Senate - 3 Jeb Bradley R 8%
NJ U.S. Senate - Sr Bob Menendez D 62%
NJ U.S. House - 4 Chris Smith R 8%
NJ U.S. House - 6 Frank Pallone, Jr. D 92%
NJ U.S. House - 9 Bill Pascrell, Jr. D 85%
NY U.S. Senate - Sr Chuck Schumer D 82%
NY U.S. House - 5 Gregory Meeks D 46%
NY U.S. House - 7 Nydia Velázquez D 92%
NY U.S. House - 10 Jerry Nadler D 100%
NY U.S. House - 12 Carolyn Maloney D 62%
OH U.S. Senate - Sr Sherrod Brown D 100%
OH U.S. Senate - Jr Rob Portman R 0%
OH U.S. House - 1 Steve Chabot R 8%
OH U.S. House - 9 Marcia Kaptur D 92%
OH U.S. House - 10 Mike Turner R 0%
OH U.S. House - 13 Tim Ryan D 92%
OH Governor Mike DeWine R 0%
OK U.S. Senate - Sr Jim Inhofe R 0%
OK U.S. House - 3 Frank Lucas R 8%
OK U.S. House - 4 Tom Cole R 0%
OR U.S. Senate - Sr Ron Wyden D 76%
OR U.S. House - 3 Earl Blumenauer D 62%
OR U.S. House - 4 Peter DeFazio D 100%
PA U.S. House - 18 Mike Doyle, Jr. D 62%
RI U.S. Senate - Sr Jack Reed D 88%
RI U.S. House - 2 Jim Langevin D 77%
SC U.S. Senate - Sr Lindsey Graham R 35%
SC U.S. House - 2 Joe Wilson, Sr. R 23%
SC U.S. House - 6 Jim Clyburn D 69%
TN U.S. Senate - Sr Marsha Blackburn R 0%
TN U.S. House - 5 Jim Cooper D 46%
TX U.S. Senate - Sr John Cornyn R 0%
TX U.S. House - 8 Kevin Brady R 0%
TX U.S. House - 12 Kay Granger R 0%
TX U.S. House - 17 Pete Sessions R 0%
TX U.S. House - 18 Sheila Jackson Lee D 69%
TX U.S. House - 26 Michael Burgess R 0%
TX U.S. House - 30 Eddie Johnson D 62%
TX U.S. House - 31 John Carter R 0%
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