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State Office Name Party Rating
AK U.S. Senate - Sr Lisa Murkowski Republican 60%
AK U.S. House - At-Large Donald Young Republican 47%
AL U.S. Senate - Sr Richard Shelby Republican 20%
AL U.S. House - 2 Martha Roby Republican 11%
AL U.S. House - 3 Mike Rogers Republican 5%
AL U.S. House - 4 Robert Aderholt Republican 11%
AL U.S. House - 5 Mo Brooks Republican 21%
AL U.S. House - 7 Terri Sewell Democratic 89%
AR U.S. Senate - Sr John Boozman Republican 20%
AR U.S. Senate - Jr Tom Cotton Republican 21%
AR U.S. House - 1 Rick Crawford Republican 32%
AR U.S. House - 3 Steve Womack Republican 16%
AR Lieutenant Governor Tim Griffin Republican 16%
AZ U.S. Senate - Sr Kyrsten Sinema Democratic 79%
AZ U.S. House - 2 Ann Kirkpatrick Democratic 79%
AZ U.S. House - 3 Raul Grijalva Democratic 95%
AZ U.S. House - 4 Paul Gosar Republican 16%
AZ U.S. House - 6 David Schweikert Republican 11%
CA U.S. Senate - Sr Dianne Feinstein Democratic 87%
CA U.S. House - 1 Doug LaMalfa Republican 11%
CA U.S. House - 2 Jared Huffman Democratic 95%
CA U.S. House - 3 John Garamendi Democratic 84%
CA U.S. House - 4 Tom McClintock Republican 21%
CA U.S. House - 5 Mike Thompson Democratic 95%
CA U.S. House - 6 Doris Matsui Democratic 95%
CA U.S. House - 7 Ami Bera Democratic 74%
CA U.S. House - 8 Paul Cook Republican 26%
CA U.S. House - 9 Jerry McNerney Democratic 79%
CA U.S. House - 12 Nancy Pelosi Democratic 95%
CA U.S. House - 13 Barbara Lee Democratic 100%
CA U.S. House - 14 Jackie Speier Democratic 84%
CA U.S. House - 15 Eric Swalwell Democratic 95%
CA U.S. House - 16 Jim Costa Democratic 74%
CA U.S. House - 18 Anna Eshoo Democratic 95%
CA U.S. House - 19 Zoe Lofgren Democratic 89%
CA U.S. House - 22 Devin Nunes Republican 21%
CA U.S. House - 23 Kevin McCarthy Republican 26%
CA U.S. House - 26 Julia Brownley Democratic 74%
CA U.S. House - 27 Judy Chu Democratic 89%
CA U.S. House - 28 Adam Schiff Democratic 95%
CA U.S. House - 29 Tony Cárdenas Democratic 84%
CA U.S. House - 30 Brad Sherman Democratic 89%
CA U.S. House - 32 Grace Napolitano Democratic 89%
CA U.S. House - 36 Raul Ruiz Democratic 74%
CA U.S. House - 37 Karen Bass Democratic 95%
CA U.S. House - 38 Linda Sánchez Democratic 100%
CA U.S. House - 40 Lucille Roybal-Allard Democratic 95%
CA U.S. House - 41 Mark Takano Democratic 89%
CA U.S. House - 42 Ken Calvert Republican 21%
CA U.S. House - 43 Maxine Waters Democratic 100%
CA U.S. House - 47 Alan Lowenthal Democratic 89%
CA U.S. House - 51 Juan Vargas Democratic 84%
CA U.S. House - 52 Scott Peters Democratic 74%
CA U.S. House - 53 Susan Davis Democratic 89%
CA Attorney General Xavier Becerra Democratic 95%
CA Supervisor - 4 Janice Hahn 84%
CO U.S. Senate - Sr Michael Bennet Democratic 87%
CO U.S. Senate - Jr Cory Gardner Republican 26%
CO U.S. House - 1 Diana DeGette Democratic 84%
CO U.S. House - 3 Scott Tipton Republican 21%
CO U.S. House - 5 Doug Lamborn Republican 11%
CO U.S. House - 7 Ed Perlmutter Democratic 84%
CO Governor Jared Polis Democratic 63%
CO Mayor Michael Coffman Republican 26%
CT U.S. Senate - Sr Richard Blumenthal Democratic 87%
CT U.S. Senate - Jr Chris Murphy Democratic 87%
CT U.S. House - 1 John Larson Democratic 89%
CT U.S. House - 2 Joe Courtney Democratic 84%
CT U.S. House - 3 Rosa DeLauro Democratic 95%
CT U.S. House - 4 Jim Himes Democratic 74%
DE U.S. Senate - Sr Tom Carper Democratic 80%
DE U.S. Senate - Jr Chris Coons Democratic 87%
DE Governor John Carney, Jr. Democratic 74%
FL U.S. Senate - Sr Marco Rubio Republican 13%
FL U.S. House - 3 Ted Yoho Republican 11%
FL U.S. House - 8 Bill Posey Republican 21%
FL U.S. House - 11 Daniel Webster Republican 26%
FL U.S. House - 12 Gus Bilirakis Republican 16%
FL U.S. House - 14 Kathy Castor Democratic 84%
FL U.S. House - 16 Vern Buchanan Republican 21%
FL U.S. House - 20 Alcee Hastings, Sr. Democratic 89%
FL U.S. House - 21 Lois Frankel Democratic 95%
FL U.S. House - 22 Ted Deutch Democratic 89%
FL U.S. House - 23 Debbie Wasserman Schultz Democratic 84%
FL U.S. House - 24 Frederica Wilson Democratic 89%
FL U.S. House - 25 Mario Diaz-Balart Republican 26%
FL Governor Ron DeSantis Republican 21%
GA U.S. House - 2 Sanford Bishop, Jr. Democratic 74%
GA U.S. House - 4 Hank Johnson, Jr. Democratic 89%
GA U.S. House - 7 Rob Woodall Republican 11%
GA U.S. House - 8 Austin Scott Republican 16%
GA U.S. House - 9 Doug Collins Republican 16%
GA U.S. House - 13 David Scott Democratic 84%
GA U.S. House - 14 Tom Graves, Jr. Republican 16%
HI U.S. Senate - Sr Brian Schatz Democratic 87%
HI U.S. Senate - Jr Mazie Hirono Democratic 87%
HI U.S. House - 2 Tulsi Gabbard Democratic 84%
IA U.S. Senate - Sr Chuck Grassley Republican 20%
IA U.S. House - 2 Dave Loebsack Democratic 84%
IA U.S. House - 4 Steve King Republican 16%
State Office Name Party Rating
AK U.S. Senate - Sr Lisa Murkowski R 60%
AK U.S. House - At-Large Donald Young R 47%
AL U.S. Senate - Sr Richard Shelby R 20%
AL U.S. House - 2 Martha Roby R 11%
AL U.S. House - 3 Mike Rogers R 5%
AL U.S. House - 4 Robert Aderholt R 11%
AL U.S. House - 5 Mo Brooks R 21%
AL U.S. House - 7 Terri Sewell D 89%
AR U.S. Senate - Sr John Boozman R 20%
AR U.S. Senate - Jr Tom Cotton R 21%
AR U.S. House - 1 Rick Crawford R 32%
AR U.S. House - 3 Steve Womack R 16%
AR Lieutenant Governor Tim Griffin R 16%
AZ U.S. Senate - Sr Kyrsten Sinema D 79%
AZ U.S. House - 2 Ann Kirkpatrick D 79%
AZ U.S. House - 3 Raul Grijalva D 95%
AZ U.S. House - 4 Paul Gosar R 16%
AZ U.S. House - 6 David Schweikert R 11%
CA U.S. Senate - Sr Dianne Feinstein D 87%
CA U.S. House - 1 Doug LaMalfa R 11%
CA U.S. House - 2 Jared Huffman D 95%
CA U.S. House - 3 John Garamendi D 84%
CA U.S. House - 4 Tom McClintock R 21%
CA U.S. House - 5 Mike Thompson D 95%
CA U.S. House - 6 Doris Matsui D 95%
CA U.S. House - 7 Ami Bera D 74%
CA U.S. House - 8 Paul Cook R 26%
CA U.S. House - 9 Jerry McNerney D 79%
CA U.S. House - 12 Nancy Pelosi D 95%
CA U.S. House - 13 Barbara Lee D 100%
CA U.S. House - 14 Jackie Speier D 84%
CA U.S. House - 15 Eric Swalwell D 95%
CA U.S. House - 16 Jim Costa D 74%
CA U.S. House - 18 Anna Eshoo D 95%
CA U.S. House - 19 Zoe Lofgren D 89%
CA U.S. House - 22 Devin Nunes R 21%
CA U.S. House - 23 Kevin McCarthy R 26%
CA U.S. House - 26 Julia Brownley D 74%
CA U.S. House - 27 Judy Chu D 89%
CA U.S. House - 28 Adam Schiff D 95%
CA U.S. House - 29 Tony Cárdenas D 84%
CA U.S. House - 30 Brad Sherman D 89%
CA U.S. House - 32 Grace Napolitano D 89%
CA U.S. House - 36 Raul Ruiz D 74%
CA U.S. House - 37 Karen Bass D 95%
CA U.S. House - 38 Linda Sánchez D 100%
CA U.S. House - 40 Lucille Roybal-Allard D 95%
CA U.S. House - 41 Mark Takano D 89%
CA U.S. House - 42 Ken Calvert R 21%
CA U.S. House - 43 Maxine Waters D 100%
CA U.S. House - 47 Alan Lowenthal D 89%
CA U.S. House - 51 Juan Vargas D 84%
CA U.S. House - 52 Scott Peters D 74%
CA U.S. House - 53 Susan Davis D 89%
CA Attorney General Xavier Becerra D 95%
CA Supervisor - 4 Janice Hahn 84%
CO U.S. Senate - Sr Michael Bennet D 87%
CO U.S. Senate - Jr Cory Gardner R 26%
CO U.S. House - 1 Diana DeGette D 84%
CO U.S. House - 3 Scott Tipton R 21%
CO U.S. House - 5 Doug Lamborn R 11%
CO U.S. House - 7 Ed Perlmutter D 84%
CO Governor Jared Polis D 63%
CO Mayor Michael Coffman R 26%
CT U.S. Senate - Sr Richard Blumenthal D 87%
CT U.S. Senate - Jr Chris Murphy D 87%
CT U.S. House - 1 John Larson D 89%
CT U.S. House - 2 Joe Courtney D 84%
CT U.S. House - 3 Rosa DeLauro D 95%
CT U.S. House - 4 Jim Himes D 74%
DE U.S. Senate - Sr Tom Carper D 80%
DE U.S. Senate - Jr Chris Coons D 87%
DE Governor John Carney, Jr. D 74%
FL U.S. Senate - Sr Marco Rubio R 13%
FL U.S. House - 3 Ted Yoho R 11%
FL U.S. House - 8 Bill Posey R 21%
FL U.S. House - 11 Daniel Webster R 26%
FL U.S. House - 12 Gus Bilirakis R 16%
FL U.S. House - 14 Kathy Castor D 84%
FL U.S. House - 16 Vern Buchanan R 21%
FL U.S. House - 20 Alcee Hastings, Sr. D 89%
FL U.S. House - 21 Lois Frankel D 95%
FL U.S. House - 22 Ted Deutch D 89%
FL U.S. House - 23 Debbie Wasserman Schultz D 84%
FL U.S. House - 24 Frederica Wilson D 89%
FL U.S. House - 25 Mario Diaz-Balart R 26%
FL Governor Ron DeSantis R 21%
GA U.S. House - 2 Sanford Bishop, Jr. D 74%
GA U.S. House - 4 Hank Johnson, Jr. D 89%
GA U.S. House - 7 Rob Woodall R 11%
GA U.S. House - 8 Austin Scott R 16%
GA U.S. House - 9 Doug Collins R 16%
GA U.S. House - 13 David Scott D 84%
GA U.S. House - 14 Tom Graves, Jr. R 16%
HI U.S. Senate - Sr Brian Schatz D 87%
HI U.S. Senate - Jr Mazie Hirono D 87%
HI U.S. House - 2 Tulsi Gabbard D 84%
IA U.S. Senate - Sr Chuck Grassley R 20%
IA U.S. House - 2 Dave Loebsack D 84%
IA U.S. House - 4 Steve King R 16%
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