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Rating Group: American Conservative Union

2004 Positions

Issues: Conservative

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State Office Name Party Rating
AK U.S. Senate - Sr Lisa Murkowski Republican 74%
AK U.S. House - At-Large Donald Young Republican 95%
AL U.S. Senate - Sr Richard Shelby Republican 84%
AL U.S. House - 3 Mike Rogers Republican 88%
AL U.S. House - 4 Robert Aderholt Republican 92%
AR U.S. Senate - Sr John Boozman Republican 96%
AZ U.S. House - 3 Raul Grijalva Democratic 0%
CA U.S. Senate - Sr Dianne Feinstein Democratic 4%
CA U.S. House - 5 Mike Thompson Democratic 13%
CA U.S. House - 12 Nancy Pelosi Democratic 8%
CA U.S. House - 13 Barbara Lee Democratic 0%
CA U.S. House - 18 Anna Eshoo Democratic 12%
CA U.S. House - 19 Zoe Lofgren Democratic 12%
CA U.S. House - 22 Devin Nunes Republican 96%
CA U.S. House - 28 Adam Schiff Democratic 12%
CA U.S. House - 30 Brad Sherman Democratic 4%
CA U.S. House - 32 Grace Napolitano Democratic 0%
CA U.S. House - 38 Linda Sánchez Democratic 12%
CA U.S. House - 40 Lucille Roybal-Allard Democratic 0%
CA U.S. House - 42 Ken Calvert Republican 88%
CA U.S. House - 43 Maxine Waters Democratic 4%
CA U.S. House - 53 Susan Davis Democratic 4%
CA Attorney General Xavier Becerra Democratic 0%
CA Supervisor - 1 Hilda Solis 0%
CO U.S. House - 1 Diana DeGette Democratic 0%
CT U.S. House - 1 John Larson Democratic 16%
CT U.S. House - 3 Rosa DeLauro Democratic 4%
DE U.S. Senate - Sr Tom Carper Democratic 12%
FL U.S. House - 20 Alcee Hastings, Sr. Democratic 0%
FL U.S. House - 25 Mario Diaz-Balart Republican 96%
GA U.S. House - 2 Sanford Bishop, Jr. Democratic 35%
GA U.S. House - 13 David Scott Democratic 30%
HI U.S. House - 1 Edward Case Democratic 20%
IA U.S. Senate - Sr Chuck Grassley Republican 96%
IA U.S. House - 4 Steve King Republican 96%
ID U.S. Senate - Sr Mike Crapo Republican 92%
ID U.S. House - 2 Mike Simpson Republican 92%
IL U.S. Senate - Sr Dick Durbin Democratic 4%
IL U.S. House - 1 Bobby Rush Democratic 0%
IL U.S. House - 7 Danny Davis Democratic 0%
IL U.S. House - 9 Jan Schakowsky Democratic 0%
IL U.S. House - 15 John Shimkus Republican 88%
IN U.S. House - 1 Pete Visclosky Democratic 4%
KS U.S. Senate - Sr Pat Roberts Republican 92%
KS U.S. Senate - Jr Jerry Moran Republican 92%
KY U.S. Senate - Sr Mitch McConnell, Jr. Republican 96%
KY U.S. House - 5 Hal Rogers Republican 88%
MA U.S. Senate - Jr Ed Markey Democratic 0%
MA U.S. House - 1 Richard Neal Democratic 4%
MA U.S. House - 2 Jim McGovern Democratic 4%
MA U.S. House - 8 Stephen Lynch Democratic 28%
MD U.S. Senate - Sr Ben Cardin Democratic 0%
MD U.S. Senate - Jr Chris Van Hollen, Jr. Democratic 4%
MD U.S. House - 2 Dutch Ruppersberger Democratic 12%
MD U.S. House - 5 Steny Hoyer Democratic 0%
ME U.S. Senate - Sr Susan Collins Republican 68%
MI U.S. Senate - Sr Debbie Stabenow Democratic 8%
MI U.S. House - 6 Fred Upton Republican 76%
MN U.S. House - 4 Betty McCollum Democratic 0%
MN U.S. House - 7 Collin Peterson Democratic 52%
MO U.S. Senate - Sr Roy Blunt Republican 96%
MO U.S. House - 1 Lacy Clay, Jr. Democratic 8%
MO U.S. House - 6 Sam Graves Republican 92%
MS U.S. Senate - Sr Roger Wicker Republican 87%
MS U.S. House - 2 Bennie Thompson Democratic 8%
NA Vice President Mike Pence Republican 100%
NC U.S. Senate - Sr Richard Burr Republican 87%
NC U.S. House - 1 G.K. Butterfield, Jr. Democratic 0%
NC U.S. House - 4 David Price Democratic 12%
NH State Senate - 3 Jeb Bradley Republican 76%
NJ U.S. Senate - Sr Bob Menendez Democratic 8%
NJ U.S. House - 4 Chris Smith Republican 54%
NJ U.S. House - 6 Frank Pallone, Jr. Democratic 4%
NJ U.S. House - 9 Bill Pascrell, Jr. Democratic 4%
NM U.S. Senate - Sr Tom Udall Democratic 8%
NY U.S. Senate - Sr Chuck Schumer Democratic 12%
NY U.S. House - 2 Pete King Republican 71%
NY U.S. House - 5 Gregory Meeks Democratic 9%
NY U.S. House - 7 Nydia Velázquez Democratic 8%
NY U.S. House - 10 Jerry Nadler Democratic 0%
NY U.S. House - 12 Carolyn Maloney Democratic 4%
NY U.S. House - 15 José Serrano Democratic 0%
NY U.S. House - 16 Eliot Engel Democratic 4%
NY U.S. House - 17 Nita Lowey Democratic 4%
OH U.S. Senate - Sr Sherrod Brown Democratic 4%
OH U.S. Senate - Jr Rob Portman Republican 88%
OH U.S. House - 1 Steve Chabot Republican 96%
OH U.S. House - 9 Marcia Kaptur Democratic 8%
OH U.S. House - 10 Mike Turner Republican 88%
OH U.S. House - 13 Tim Ryan Democratic 17%
OH Governor Mike DeWine Republican 68%
OK U.S. Senate - Sr Jim Inhofe Republican 100%
OK U.S. House - 3 Frank Lucas Republican 96%
OK U.S. House - 4 Tom Cole Republican 96%
OR U.S. Senate - Sr Ron Wyden Democratic 4%
OR U.S. House - 2 Greg Walden Republican 80%
OR U.S. House - 3 Earl Blumenauer Democratic 9%
OR U.S. House - 4 Peter DeFazio Democratic 16%
PA U.S. House - 18 Mike Doyle, Jr. Democratic 12%
RI U.S. Senate - Sr Jack Reed Democratic 0%
State Office Name Party Rating
AK U.S. Senate - Sr Lisa Murkowski R 74%
AK U.S. House - At-Large Donald Young R 95%
AL U.S. Senate - Sr Richard Shelby R 84%
AL U.S. House - 3 Mike Rogers R 88%
AL U.S. House - 4 Robert Aderholt R 92%
AR U.S. Senate - Sr John Boozman R 96%
AZ U.S. House - 3 Raul Grijalva D 0%
CA U.S. Senate - Sr Dianne Feinstein D 4%
CA U.S. House - 5 Mike Thompson D 13%
CA U.S. House - 12 Nancy Pelosi D 8%
CA U.S. House - 13 Barbara Lee D 0%
CA U.S. House - 18 Anna Eshoo D 12%
CA U.S. House - 19 Zoe Lofgren D 12%
CA U.S. House - 22 Devin Nunes R 96%
CA U.S. House - 28 Adam Schiff D 12%
CA U.S. House - 30 Brad Sherman D 4%
CA U.S. House - 32 Grace Napolitano D 0%
CA U.S. House - 38 Linda Sánchez D 12%
CA U.S. House - 40 Lucille Roybal-Allard D 0%
CA U.S. House - 42 Ken Calvert R 88%
CA U.S. House - 43 Maxine Waters D 4%
CA U.S. House - 53 Susan Davis D 4%
CA Attorney General Xavier Becerra D 0%
CA Supervisor - 1 Hilda Solis 0%
CO U.S. House - 1 Diana DeGette D 0%
CT U.S. House - 1 John Larson D 16%
CT U.S. House - 3 Rosa DeLauro D 4%
DE U.S. Senate - Sr Tom Carper D 12%
FL U.S. House - 20 Alcee Hastings, Sr. D 0%
FL U.S. House - 25 Mario Diaz-Balart R 96%
GA U.S. House - 2 Sanford Bishop, Jr. D 35%
GA U.S. House - 13 David Scott D 30%
HI U.S. House - 1 Edward Case D 20%
IA U.S. Senate - Sr Chuck Grassley R 96%
IA U.S. House - 4 Steve King R 96%
ID U.S. Senate - Sr Mike Crapo R 92%
ID U.S. House - 2 Mike Simpson R 92%
IL U.S. Senate - Sr Dick Durbin D 4%
IL U.S. House - 1 Bobby Rush D 0%
IL U.S. House - 7 Danny Davis D 0%
IL U.S. House - 9 Jan Schakowsky D 0%
IL U.S. House - 15 John Shimkus R 88%
IN U.S. House - 1 Pete Visclosky D 4%
KS U.S. Senate - Sr Pat Roberts R 92%
KS U.S. Senate - Jr Jerry Moran R 92%
KY U.S. Senate - Sr Mitch McConnell, Jr. R 96%
KY U.S. House - 5 Hal Rogers R 88%
MA U.S. Senate - Jr Ed Markey D 0%
MA U.S. House - 1 Richard Neal D 4%
MA U.S. House - 2 Jim McGovern D 4%
MA U.S. House - 8 Stephen Lynch D 28%
MD U.S. Senate - Sr Ben Cardin D 0%
MD U.S. Senate - Jr Chris Van Hollen, Jr. D 4%
MD U.S. House - 2 Dutch Ruppersberger D 12%
MD U.S. House - 5 Steny Hoyer D 0%
ME U.S. Senate - Sr Susan Collins R 68%
MI U.S. Senate - Sr Debbie Stabenow D 8%
MI U.S. House - 6 Fred Upton R 76%
MN U.S. House - 4 Betty McCollum D 0%
MN U.S. House - 7 Collin Peterson D 52%
MO U.S. Senate - Sr Roy Blunt R 96%
MO U.S. House - 1 Lacy Clay, Jr. D 8%
MO U.S. House - 6 Sam Graves R 92%
MS U.S. Senate - Sr Roger Wicker R 87%
MS U.S. House - 2 Bennie Thompson D 8%
NA Vice President Mike Pence R 100%
NC U.S. Senate - Sr Richard Burr R 87%
NC U.S. House - 1 G.K. Butterfield, Jr. D 0%
NC U.S. House - 4 David Price D 12%
NH State Senate - 3 Jeb Bradley R 76%
NJ U.S. Senate - Sr Bob Menendez D 8%
NJ U.S. House - 4 Chris Smith R 54%
NJ U.S. House - 6 Frank Pallone, Jr. D 4%
NJ U.S. House - 9 Bill Pascrell, Jr. D 4%
NM U.S. Senate - Sr Tom Udall D 8%
NY U.S. Senate - Sr Chuck Schumer D 12%
NY U.S. House - 2 Pete King R 71%
NY U.S. House - 5 Gregory Meeks D 9%
NY U.S. House - 7 Nydia Velázquez D 8%
NY U.S. House - 10 Jerry Nadler D 0%
NY U.S. House - 12 Carolyn Maloney D 4%
NY U.S. House - 15 José Serrano D 0%
NY U.S. House - 16 Eliot Engel D 4%
NY U.S. House - 17 Nita Lowey D 4%
OH U.S. Senate - Sr Sherrod Brown D 4%
OH U.S. Senate - Jr Rob Portman R 88%
OH U.S. House - 1 Steve Chabot R 96%
OH U.S. House - 9 Marcia Kaptur D 8%
OH U.S. House - 10 Mike Turner R 88%
OH U.S. House - 13 Tim Ryan D 17%
OH Governor Mike DeWine R 68%
OK U.S. Senate - Sr Jim Inhofe R 100%
OK U.S. House - 3 Frank Lucas R 96%
OK U.S. House - 4 Tom Cole R 96%
OR U.S. Senate - Sr Ron Wyden D 4%
OR U.S. House - 2 Greg Walden R 80%
OR U.S. House - 3 Earl Blumenauer D 9%
OR U.S. House - 4 Peter DeFazio D 16%
PA U.S. House - 18 Mike Doyle, Jr. D 12%
RI U.S. Senate - Sr Jack Reed D 0%
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