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State Office Name Party Rating
AK U.S. Senate - Sr Lisa Murkowski Republican 44%
AK U.S. Senate - Jr Dan Sullivan Republican 56%
AK U.S. House - At-Large Donald Young Republican 50%
AL U.S. Senate - Sr Richard Shelby Republican 56%
AL U.S. Senate - Jr Doug Jones Democratic 89%
AL U.S. House - 1 Bradley Byrne Republican 36%
AL U.S. House - 2 Martha Roby Republican 29%
AL U.S. House - 3 Mike Rogers Republican 36%
AL U.S. House - 4 Robert Aderholt Republican 43%
AL U.S. House - 5 Mo Brooks Republican 29%
AL U.S. House - 6 Gary Palmer Republican 36%
AL U.S. House - 7 Terri Sewell Democratic 71%
AR U.S. Senate - Sr John Boozman Republican 67%
AR U.S. Senate - Jr Tom Cotton Republican 33%
AR U.S. House - 1 Rick Crawford Republican 50%
AR U.S. House - 2 French Hill Republican 50%
AR U.S. House - 3 Steve Womack Republican 50%
AR U.S. House - 4 Bruce Westerman Republican 43%
AZ U.S. Senate - Sr Kyrsten Sinema Democratic 64%
AZ U.S. Senate - Jr Martha McSally Republican 29%
AZ U.S. House - 1 Tom O'Halleran Democratic 93%
AZ U.S. House - 3 Raul Grijalva Democratic 86%
AZ U.S. House - 4 Paul Gosar Republican 29%
AZ U.S. House - 5 Andy Biggs Republican 29%
AZ U.S. House - 6 David Schweikert Republican 36%
AZ U.S. House - 7 Ruben Gallego Democratic 93%
AZ U.S. House - 8 Debbie Lesko Republican 45%
CA U.S. Senate - Sr Dianne Feinstein Democratic 89%
CA U.S. Senate - Jr Kamala Harris Democratic 89%
CA U.S. House - 1 Doug LaMalfa Republican 36%
CA U.S. House - 2 Jared Huffman Democratic 86%
CA U.S. House - 3 John Garamendi Democratic 86%
CA U.S. House - 4 Tom McClintock Republican 29%
CA U.S. House - 5 Mike Thompson Democratic 79%
CA U.S. House - 6 Doris Matsui Democratic 86%
CA U.S. House - 7 Ami Bera Democratic 93%
CA U.S. House - 8 Paul Cook Republican 57%
CA U.S. House - 9 Jerry McNerney Democratic 71%
CA U.S. House - 11 Mark DeSaulnier Democratic 93%
CA U.S. House - 12 Nancy Pelosi Democratic 93%
CA U.S. House - 13 Barbara Lee Democratic 86%
CA U.S. House - 14 Jackie Speier Democratic 71%
CA U.S. House - 15 Eric Swalwell Democratic 79%
CA U.S. House - 16 Jim Costa Democratic 79%
CA U.S. House - 17 Ro Khanna Democratic 86%
CA U.S. House - 18 Anna Eshoo Democratic 79%
CA U.S. House - 19 Zoe Lofgren Democratic 86%
CA U.S. House - 20 Jimmy Panetta Democratic 79%
CA U.S. House - 22 Devin Nunes Republican 43%
CA U.S. House - 23 Kevin McCarthy Republican 43%
CA U.S. House - 24 Salud Carbajal Democratic 79%
CA U.S. House - 26 Julia Brownley Democratic 86%
CA U.S. House - 27 Judy Chu Democratic 86%
CA U.S. House - 28 Adam Schiff Democratic 86%
CA U.S. House - 29 Tony Cárdenas Democratic 79%
CA U.S. House - 30 Brad Sherman Democratic 79%
CA U.S. House - 31 Pete Aguilar Democratic 86%
CA U.S. House - 32 Grace Napolitano Democratic 79%
CA U.S. House - 33 Ted Lieu Democratic 86%
CA U.S. House - 34 Jimmy Gomez Democratic 86%
CA U.S. House - 35 Norma Torres Democratic 86%
CA U.S. House - 36 Raul Ruiz Democratic 86%
CA U.S. House - 37 Karen Bass Democratic 86%
CA U.S. House - 38 Linda Sánchez Democratic 93%
CA U.S. House - 40 Lucille Roybal-Allard Democratic 86%
CA U.S. House - 41 Mark Takano Democratic 86%
CA U.S. House - 42 Ken Calvert Republican 50%
CA U.S. House - 43 Maxine Waters Democratic 79%
CA U.S. House - 44 Nanette Barragán Democratic 86%
CA U.S. House - 46 Lou Correa Democratic 86%
CA U.S. House - 47 Alan Lowenthal Democratic 79%
CA U.S. House - 51 Juan Vargas Democratic 79%
CA U.S. House - 52 Scott Peters Democratic 86%
CA U.S. House - 53 Susan Davis Democratic 86%
CO U.S. Senate - Sr Michael Bennet Democratic 78%
CO U.S. Senate - Jr Cory Gardner Republican 67%
CO U.S. House - 1 Diana DeGette Democratic 79%
CO U.S. House - 3 Scott Tipton Republican 50%
CO U.S. House - 4 Ken Buck Republican 21%
CO U.S. House - 5 Doug Lamborn Republican 36%
CO U.S. House - 7 Ed Perlmutter Democratic 79%
CO Governor Jared Polis Democratic 50%
CO Mayor Michael Coffman Republican 43%
CT U.S. Senate - Sr Richard Blumenthal Democratic 89%
CT U.S. Senate - Jr Chris Murphy Democratic 89%
CT U.S. House - 1 John Larson Democratic 93%
CT U.S. House - 2 Joe Courtney Democratic 86%
CT U.S. House - 3 Rosa DeLauro Democratic 93%
CT U.S. House - 4 Jim Himes Democratic 86%
DE U.S. Senate - Sr Tom Carper Democratic 89%
DE U.S. Senate - Jr Chris Coons Democratic 89%
DE U.S. House - At-Large Lisa Blunt Rochester Democratic 79%
FL U.S. Senate - Sr Marco Rubio Republican 44%
FL U.S. House - 1 Matt Gaetz Republican 29%
FL U.S. House - 2 Neal Dunn Republican 43%
FL U.S. House - 3 Ted Yoho Republican 43%
FL U.S. House - 4 John Rutherford Republican 50%
FL U.S. House - 5 Al Lawson, Jr. Democratic 93%
FL U.S. House - 7 Stephanie Murphy Democratic 93%
FL U.S. House - 8 Bill Posey Republican 29%
State Office Name Party Rating
AK U.S. Senate - Sr Lisa Murkowski R 44%
AK U.S. Senate - Jr Dan Sullivan R 56%
AK U.S. House - At-Large Donald Young R 50%
AL U.S. Senate - Sr Richard Shelby R 56%
AL U.S. Senate - Jr Doug Jones D 89%
AL U.S. House - 1 Bradley Byrne R 36%
AL U.S. House - 2 Martha Roby R 29%
AL U.S. House - 3 Mike Rogers R 36%
AL U.S. House - 4 Robert Aderholt R 43%
AL U.S. House - 5 Mo Brooks R 29%
AL U.S. House - 6 Gary Palmer R 36%
AL U.S. House - 7 Terri Sewell D 71%
AR U.S. Senate - Sr John Boozman R 67%
AR U.S. Senate - Jr Tom Cotton R 33%
AR U.S. House - 1 Rick Crawford R 50%
AR U.S. House - 2 French Hill R 50%
AR U.S. House - 3 Steve Womack R 50%
AR U.S. House - 4 Bruce Westerman R 43%
AZ U.S. Senate - Sr Kyrsten Sinema D 64%
AZ U.S. Senate - Jr Martha McSally R 29%
AZ U.S. House - 1 Tom O'Halleran D 93%
AZ U.S. House - 3 Raul Grijalva D 86%
AZ U.S. House - 4 Paul Gosar R 29%
AZ U.S. House - 5 Andy Biggs R 29%
AZ U.S. House - 6 David Schweikert R 36%
AZ U.S. House - 7 Ruben Gallego D 93%
AZ U.S. House - 8 Debbie Lesko R 45%
CA U.S. Senate - Sr Dianne Feinstein D 89%
CA U.S. Senate - Jr Kamala Harris D 89%
CA U.S. House - 1 Doug LaMalfa R 36%
CA U.S. House - 2 Jared Huffman D 86%
CA U.S. House - 3 John Garamendi D 86%
CA U.S. House - 4 Tom McClintock R 29%
CA U.S. House - 5 Mike Thompson D 79%
CA U.S. House - 6 Doris Matsui D 86%
CA U.S. House - 7 Ami Bera D 93%
CA U.S. House - 8 Paul Cook R 57%
CA U.S. House - 9 Jerry McNerney D 71%
CA U.S. House - 11 Mark DeSaulnier D 93%
CA U.S. House - 12 Nancy Pelosi D 93%
CA U.S. House - 13 Barbara Lee D 86%
CA U.S. House - 14 Jackie Speier D 71%
CA U.S. House - 15 Eric Swalwell D 79%
CA U.S. House - 16 Jim Costa D 79%
CA U.S. House - 17 Ro Khanna D 86%
CA U.S. House - 18 Anna Eshoo D 79%
CA U.S. House - 19 Zoe Lofgren D 86%
CA U.S. House - 20 Jimmy Panetta D 79%
CA U.S. House - 22 Devin Nunes R 43%
CA U.S. House - 23 Kevin McCarthy R 43%
CA U.S. House - 24 Salud Carbajal D 79%
CA U.S. House - 26 Julia Brownley D 86%
CA U.S. House - 27 Judy Chu D 86%
CA U.S. House - 28 Adam Schiff D 86%
CA U.S. House - 29 Tony Cárdenas D 79%
CA U.S. House - 30 Brad Sherman D 79%
CA U.S. House - 31 Pete Aguilar D 86%
CA U.S. House - 32 Grace Napolitano D 79%
CA U.S. House - 33 Ted Lieu D 86%
CA U.S. House - 34 Jimmy Gomez D 86%
CA U.S. House - 35 Norma Torres D 86%
CA U.S. House - 36 Raul Ruiz D 86%
CA U.S. House - 37 Karen Bass D 86%
CA U.S. House - 38 Linda Sánchez D 93%
CA U.S. House - 40 Lucille Roybal-Allard D 86%
CA U.S. House - 41 Mark Takano D 86%
CA U.S. House - 42 Ken Calvert R 50%
CA U.S. House - 43 Maxine Waters D 79%
CA U.S. House - 44 Nanette Barragán D 86%
CA U.S. House - 46 Lou Correa D 86%
CA U.S. House - 47 Alan Lowenthal D 79%
CA U.S. House - 51 Juan Vargas D 79%
CA U.S. House - 52 Scott Peters D 86%
CA U.S. House - 53 Susan Davis D 86%
CO U.S. Senate - Sr Michael Bennet D 78%
CO U.S. Senate - Jr Cory Gardner R 67%
CO U.S. House - 1 Diana DeGette D 79%
CO U.S. House - 3 Scott Tipton R 50%
CO U.S. House - 4 Ken Buck R 21%
CO U.S. House - 5 Doug Lamborn R 36%
CO U.S. House - 7 Ed Perlmutter D 79%
CO Governor Jared Polis D 50%
CO Mayor Michael Coffman R 43%
CT U.S. Senate - Sr Richard Blumenthal D 89%
CT U.S. Senate - Jr Chris Murphy D 89%
CT U.S. House - 1 John Larson D 93%
CT U.S. House - 2 Joe Courtney D 86%
CT U.S. House - 3 Rosa DeLauro D 93%
CT U.S. House - 4 Jim Himes D 86%
DE U.S. Senate - Sr Tom Carper D 89%
DE U.S. Senate - Jr Chris Coons D 89%
DE U.S. House - At-Large Lisa Blunt Rochester D 79%
FL U.S. Senate - Sr Marco Rubio R 44%
FL U.S. House - 1 Matt Gaetz R 29%
FL U.S. House - 2 Neal Dunn R 43%
FL U.S. House - 3 Ted Yoho R 43%
FL U.S. House - 4 John Rutherford R 50%
FL U.S. House - 5 Al Lawson, Jr. D 93%
FL U.S. House - 7 Stephanie Murphy D 93%
FL U.S. House - 8 Bill Posey R 29%
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