Rating Group: American Conservative Union (ACU)

2012 Positions

Issues: Conservative

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State Office Name Party Rating
AK U.S. Senate - Sr Lisa Murkowski Republican 36%
AK U.S. House - At-Large Donald Young Republican 71%
AL U.S. Senate - Sr Richard Shelby Republican 76%
AL U.S. House - 3 Mike Rogers Republican 72%
AL U.S. House - 4 Robert Aderholt Republican 76%
AL U.S. House - 5 Mo Brooks Republican 92%
AL U.S. House - 7 Terri Sewell Democratic 8%
AR U.S. Senate - Sr John Boozman Republican 76%
AR U.S. House - 1 Rick Crawford Republican 76%
AR U.S. House - 3 Steve Womack Republican 76%
AR Lieutenant Governor Tim Griffin Republican 80%
AZ U.S. House - 3 Raul Grijalva Democratic 0%
AZ U.S. House - 4 Paul Gosar Republican 96%
AZ U.S. House - 6 David Schweikert Republican 100%
CA U.S. Senate - Sr Dianne Feinstein Democratic 4%
CA U.S. House - 3 John Garamendi Democratic 20%
CA U.S. House - 4 Tom McClintock Republican 92%
CA U.S. House - 5 Mike Thompson Democratic 4%
CA U.S. House - 9 Jerry McNerney Democratic 8%
CA U.S. House - 12 Nancy Pelosi Democratic 4%
CA U.S. House - 13 Barbara Lee Democratic 0%
CA U.S. House - 14 Jackie Speier Democratic 0%
CA U.S. House - 16 Jim Costa Democratic 29%
CA U.S. House - 18 Anna Eshoo Democratic 0%
CA U.S. House - 19 Zoe Lofgren Democratic 4%
CA U.S. House - 22 Devin Nunes Republican 88%
CA U.S. House - 23 Kevin McCarthy Republican 86%
CA U.S. House - 27 Judy Chu Democratic 0%
CA U.S. House - 28 Adam Schiff Democratic 4%
CA U.S. House - 30 Brad Sherman Democratic 4%
CA U.S. House - 32 Grace Napolitano Democratic 0%
CA U.S. House - 37 Karen Bass Democratic 0%
CA U.S. House - 38 Linda Sánchez Democratic 0%
CA U.S. House - 40 Lucille Roybal-Allard Democratic 4%
CA U.S. House - 42 Ken Calvert Republican 79%
CA U.S. House - 43 Maxine Waters Democratic 0%
CA U.S. House - 50 Darrell Issa Republican 92%
CA Supervisor - 4 Janice Hahn 0%
CO U.S. Senate - Sr Michael Bennet Democratic 4%
CO U.S. House - 1 Diana DeGette Democratic 0%
CO U.S. House - 5 Doug Lamborn Republican 96%
CO U.S. House - 7 Ed Perlmutter Democratic 4%
CO Governor Jared Polis Democratic 4%
CO Mayor - At-Large Michael Coffman Republican 92%
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 0%
CT U.S. House - 2 Joe Courtney Democratic 4%
CT U.S. House - 3 Rosa DeLauro Democratic 0%
CT U.S. House - 4 Jim Himes Democratic 4%
DE U.S. Senate - Sr Tom Carper Democratic 12%
DE U.S. Senate - Jr Chris Coons Democratic 4%
DE Governor John Carney, Jr. Democratic 8%
FL U.S. Senate - Sr Marco Rubio Republican 100%
FL U.S. House - 8 Bill Posey Republican 100%
FL U.S. House - 11 Daniel Webster Republican 88%
FL U.S. House - 14 Kathy Castor Democratic 4%
FL U.S. House - 16 Vern Buchanan Republican 76%
FL U.S. House - 22 Ted Deutch Democratic 4%
FL U.S. House - 23 Debbie Wasserman Schultz Democratic 0%
FL U.S. House - 24 Frederica Wilson Democratic 0%
GA U.S. House - 2 Sanford Bishop, Jr. Democratic 32%
GA U.S. House - 4 Hank Johnson, Jr. Democratic 4%
GA U.S. House - 8 Austin Scott Republican 96%
GA U.S. House - 13 David Scott Democratic 8%
HI U.S. Senate - Jr Mazie Hirono Democratic 0%
IA U.S. Senate - Sr Chuck Grassley Republican 72%
ID U.S. Senate - Sr Mike Crapo Republican 88%
ID U.S. Senate - Jr James Risch Republican 96%
ID U.S. House - 2 Mike Simpson Republican 80%
IL U.S. Senate - Sr Dick Durbin Democratic 0%
IL U.S. House - 1 Bobby Rush Democratic 5%
IL U.S. House - 5 Mike Quigley Democratic 0%
IL U.S. House - 7 Danny Davis Democratic 0%
IL U.S. House - 9 Jan Schakowsky Democratic 0%
IL U.S. House - 16 Adam Kinzinger Republican 76%
IN U.S. Senate - Sr Todd Young Republican 88%
IN U.S. House - 8 Larry Bucshon Republican 88%
IN Attorney General Todd Rokita Republican 100%
KS U.S. Senate - Sr Jerry Moran Republican 64%
KY U.S. Senate - Sr Mitch McConnell, Jr. Republican 100%
KY U.S. Senate - Jr Rand Paul Republican 100%
KY U.S. House - 2 Brett Guthrie Republican 80%
KY U.S. House - 3 John Yarmuth Democratic 0%
KY U.S. House - 5 Hal Rogers Republican 72%
LA U.S. Senate - Sr Bill Cassidy Republican 92%
LA U.S. House - 1 Steve Scalise Republican 100%
LA Attorney General Jeff Landry 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 0%
MA U.S. House - 8 Stephen Lynch Democratic 16%
MA U.S. House - 9 Bill Keating Democratic 0%
MD U.S. Senate - Sr Ben Cardin Democratic 0%
MD U.S. Senate - Jr Chris Van Hollen, Jr. Democratic 4%
MD U.S. House - 1 Andy Harris Republican 92%
MD U.S. House - 2 Dutch Ruppersberger Democratic 8%
MD U.S. House - 3 John Sarbanes Democratic 4%
MD U.S. House - 5 Steny Hoyer Democratic 4%
ME U.S. Senate - Sr Susan Collins Republican 20%
State Office Name Party Rating
AK U.S. Senate - Sr Lisa Murkowski R 36%
AK U.S. House - At-Large Donald Young R 71%
AL U.S. Senate - Sr Richard Shelby R 76%
AL U.S. House - 3 Mike Rogers R 72%
AL U.S. House - 4 Robert Aderholt R 76%
AL U.S. House - 5 Mo Brooks R 92%
AL U.S. House - 7 Terri Sewell D 8%
AR U.S. Senate - Sr John Boozman R 76%
AR U.S. House - 1 Rick Crawford R 76%
AR U.S. House - 3 Steve Womack R 76%
AR Lieutenant Governor Tim Griffin R 80%
AZ U.S. House - 3 Raul Grijalva D 0%
AZ U.S. House - 4 Paul Gosar R 96%
AZ U.S. House - 6 David Schweikert R 100%
CA U.S. Senate - Sr Dianne Feinstein D 4%
CA U.S. House - 3 John Garamendi D 20%
CA U.S. House - 4 Tom McClintock R 92%
CA U.S. House - 5 Mike Thompson D 4%
CA U.S. House - 9 Jerry McNerney D 8%
CA U.S. House - 12 Nancy Pelosi D 4%
CA U.S. House - 13 Barbara Lee D 0%
CA U.S. House - 14 Jackie Speier D 0%
CA U.S. House - 16 Jim Costa D 29%
CA U.S. House - 18 Anna Eshoo D 0%
CA U.S. House - 19 Zoe Lofgren D 4%
CA U.S. House - 22 Devin Nunes R 88%
CA U.S. House - 23 Kevin McCarthy R 86%
CA U.S. House - 27 Judy Chu D 0%
CA U.S. House - 28 Adam Schiff D 4%
CA U.S. House - 30 Brad Sherman D 4%
CA U.S. House - 32 Grace Napolitano D 0%
CA U.S. House - 37 Karen Bass D 0%
CA U.S. House - 38 Linda Sánchez D 0%
CA U.S. House - 40 Lucille Roybal-Allard D 4%
CA U.S. House - 42 Ken Calvert R 79%
CA U.S. House - 43 Maxine Waters D 0%
CA U.S. House - 50 Darrell Issa R 92%
CA Supervisor - 4 Janice Hahn 0%
CO U.S. Senate - Sr Michael Bennet D 4%
CO U.S. House - 1 Diana DeGette D 0%
CO U.S. House - 5 Doug Lamborn R 96%
CO U.S. House - 7 Ed Perlmutter D 4%
CO Governor Jared Polis D 4%
CO Mayor - At-Large Michael Coffman R 92%
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 0%
CT U.S. House - 2 Joe Courtney D 4%
CT U.S. House - 3 Rosa DeLauro D 0%
CT U.S. House - 4 Jim Himes D 4%
DE U.S. Senate - Sr Tom Carper D 12%
DE U.S. Senate - Jr Chris Coons D 4%
DE Governor John Carney, Jr. D 8%
FL U.S. Senate - Sr Marco Rubio R 100%
FL U.S. House - 8 Bill Posey R 100%
FL U.S. House - 11 Daniel Webster R 88%
FL U.S. House - 14 Kathy Castor D 4%
FL U.S. House - 16 Vern Buchanan R 76%
FL U.S. House - 22 Ted Deutch D 4%
FL U.S. House - 23 Debbie Wasserman Schultz D 0%
FL U.S. House - 24 Frederica Wilson D 0%
GA U.S. House - 2 Sanford Bishop, Jr. D 32%
GA U.S. House - 4 Hank Johnson, Jr. D 4%
GA U.S. House - 8 Austin Scott R 96%
GA U.S. House - 13 David Scott D 8%
HI U.S. Senate - Jr Mazie Hirono D 0%
IA U.S. Senate - Sr Chuck Grassley R 72%
ID U.S. Senate - Sr Mike Crapo R 88%
ID U.S. Senate - Jr James Risch R 96%
ID U.S. House - 2 Mike Simpson R 80%
IL U.S. Senate - Sr Dick Durbin D 0%
IL U.S. House - 1 Bobby Rush D 5%
IL U.S. House - 5 Mike Quigley D 0%
IL U.S. House - 7 Danny Davis D 0%
IL U.S. House - 9 Jan Schakowsky D 0%
IL U.S. House - 16 Adam Kinzinger R 76%
IN U.S. Senate - Sr Todd Young R 88%
IN U.S. House - 8 Larry Bucshon R 88%
IN Attorney General Todd Rokita R 100%
KS U.S. Senate - Sr Jerry Moran R 64%
KY U.S. Senate - Sr Mitch McConnell, Jr. R 100%
KY U.S. Senate - Jr Rand Paul R 100%
KY U.S. House - 2 Brett Guthrie R 80%
KY U.S. House - 3 John Yarmuth D 0%
KY U.S. House - 5 Hal Rogers R 72%
LA U.S. Senate - Sr Bill Cassidy R 92%
LA U.S. House - 1 Steve Scalise R 100%
LA Attorney General Jeff Landry 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 0%
MA U.S. House - 8 Stephen Lynch D 16%
MA U.S. House - 9 Bill Keating D 0%
MD U.S. Senate - Sr Ben Cardin D 0%
MD U.S. Senate - Jr Chris Van Hollen, Jr. D 4%
MD U.S. House - 1 Andy Harris R 92%
MD U.S. House - 2 Dutch Ruppersberger D 8%
MD U.S. House - 3 John Sarbanes D 4%
MD U.S. House - 5 Steny Hoyer D 4%
ME U.S. Senate - Sr Susan Collins R 20%
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