Rating Group: American Federation of Government Employees

2012 Positions

Issues: Labor Unions

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State Office Name Party Rating
AK U.S. Senate - Sr Lisa Murkowski Republican 42
AL U.S. Senate - Sr Richard Shelby Republican 11
AL U.S. House - 3 Mike Rogers Republican 11
AL U.S. House - 4 Robert Aderholt Republican 5
AL U.S. House - 5 Mo Brooks Republican 5
AL U.S. House - 7 Terri Sewell Democratic 89
AR U.S. Senate - Sr John Boozman Republican 16
AR U.S. House - 1 Rick Crawford Republican 0
AR U.S. House - 3 Steve Womack Republican 5
AR Lieutenant Governor Tim Griffin Republican 0
AZ U.S. House - 3 Raul Grijalva Democratic 89
AZ U.S. House - 4 Paul Gosar Republican 5
AZ U.S. House - 6 David Schweikert Republican 0
CA U.S. Senate - Sr Dianne Feinstein Democratic 84
CA U.S. House - 3 John Garamendi Democratic 79
CA U.S. House - 4 Tom McClintock Republican 16
CA U.S. House - 5 Mike Thompson Democratic 89
CA U.S. House - 6 Doris Matsui Democratic 89
CA U.S. House - 9 Jerry McNerney Democratic 68
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 - 16 Jim Costa Democratic 68
CA U.S. House - 18 Anna Eshoo Democratic 84
CA U.S. House - 19 Zoe Lofgren Democratic 84
CA U.S. House - 23 Kevin McCarthy Republican 0
CA U.S. House - 27 Judy Chu Democratic 95
CA U.S. House - 28 Adam Schiff Democratic 84
CA U.S. House - 30 Brad Sherman Democratic 95
CA U.S. House - 32 Grace Napolitano Democratic 95
CA U.S. House - 37 Karen Bass Democratic 89
CA U.S. House - 38 Linda Sánchez Democratic 95
CA U.S. House - 40 Lucille Roybal-Allard Democratic 89
CA U.S. House - 42 Ken Calvert Republican 5
CA U.S. House - 43 Maxine Waters Democratic 95
CA U.S. House - 50 Darrell Issa Republican 0
CA Supervisor - 4 Janice Hahn 74
CO U.S. Senate - Sr Michael Bennet Democratic 74
CO U.S. House - 1 Diana DeGette Democratic 95
CO U.S. House - 5 Doug Lamborn Republican 5
CO U.S. House - 7 Ed Perlmutter Democratic 95
CO Governor Jared Polis Democratic 74
CO Mayor - At-Large Michael Coffman Republican 5
CT U.S. Senate - Sr Richard Blumenthal Democratic 89
CT U.S. Senate - Jr Chris Murphy Democratic 84
CT U.S. House - 1 John Larson Democratic 95
CT U.S. House - 2 Joe Courtney Democratic 95
CT U.S. House - 3 Rosa DeLauro Democratic 95
CT U.S. House - 4 Jim Himes Democratic 84
DE U.S. Senate - Sr Tom Carper Democratic 79
DE U.S. Senate - Jr Chris Coons Democratic 89
DE Governor John Carney, Jr. Democratic 79
FL U.S. Senate - Sr Marco Rubio Republican 11
FL U.S. House - 8 Bill Posey Republican 5
FL U.S. House - 11 Daniel Webster Republican 0
FL U.S. House - 12 Gus Bilirakis Republican 0
FL U.S. House - 14 Kathy Castor Democratic 89
FL U.S. House - 16 Vern Buchanan Republican 5
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 95
FL U.S. House - 25 Mario Diaz-Balart Republican 21
GA U.S. House - 2 Sanford Bishop, Jr. Democratic 79
GA U.S. House - 4 Hank Johnson, Jr. Democratic 100
GA U.S. House - 8 Austin Scott Republican 16
GA U.S. House - 13 David Scott Democratic 89
HI U.S. Senate - Jr Mazie Hirono Democratic 79
IA U.S. Senate - Sr Chuck Grassley Republican 5
ID U.S. Senate - Sr Mike Crapo Republican 16
ID U.S. Senate - Jr James Risch Republican 11
ID U.S. House - 2 Mike Simpson Republican 11
IL U.S. Senate - Sr Dick Durbin Democratic 89
IL U.S. House - 1 Bobby Rush Democratic 84
IL U.S. House - 5 Mike Quigley Democratic 79
IL U.S. House - 7 Danny Davis Democratic 95
IL U.S. House - 9 Jan Schakowsky Democratic 95
IL U.S. House - 16 Adam Kinzinger Republican 16
IN U.S. Senate - Sr Todd Young Republican 0
IN U.S. House - 7 André Carson Democratic 89
IN U.S. House - 8 Larry Bucshon Republican 0
IN Attorney General Todd Rokita Republican 5
KS U.S. Senate - Sr Jerry Moran Republican 21
KY U.S. Senate - Sr Mitch McConnell, Jr. Republican 5
KY U.S. Senate - Jr Rand Paul Republican 16
KY U.S. House - 2 Brett Guthrie Republican 0
KY U.S. House - 3 John Yarmuth Democratic 89
KY U.S. House - 5 Hal Rogers Republican 11
LA U.S. Senate - Sr Bill Cassidy Republican 5
LA U.S. House - 1 Steve Scalise Republican 0
LA Attorney General Jeff Landry Republican 5
MA U.S. Senate - Jr Ed Markey Democratic 95
MA U.S. House - 1 Richard Neal Democratic 95
MA U.S. House - 2 Jim McGovern Democratic 95
MA U.S. House - 8 Stephen Lynch Democratic 100
MA U.S. House - 9 Bill Keating Democratic 84
MD U.S. Senate - Sr Ben Cardin Democratic 100
MD U.S. Senate - Jr Chris Van Hollen, Jr. Democratic 100
MD U.S. House - 1 Andy Harris Republican 5
MD U.S. House - 2 Dutch Ruppersberger Democratic 79
MD U.S. House - 3 John Sarbanes Democratic 100
State Office Name Party Rating
AK U.S. Senate - Sr Lisa Murkowski R 42
AL U.S. Senate - Sr Richard Shelby R 11
AL U.S. House - 3 Mike Rogers R 11
AL U.S. House - 4 Robert Aderholt R 5
AL U.S. House - 5 Mo Brooks R 5
AL U.S. House - 7 Terri Sewell D 89
AR U.S. Senate - Sr John Boozman R 16
AR U.S. House - 1 Rick Crawford R 0
AR U.S. House - 3 Steve Womack R 5
AR Lieutenant Governor Tim Griffin R 0
AZ U.S. House - 3 Raul Grijalva D 89
AZ U.S. House - 4 Paul Gosar R 5
AZ U.S. House - 6 David Schweikert R 0
CA U.S. Senate - Sr Dianne Feinstein D 84
CA U.S. House - 3 John Garamendi D 79
CA U.S. House - 4 Tom McClintock R 16
CA U.S. House - 5 Mike Thompson D 89
CA U.S. House - 6 Doris Matsui D 89
CA U.S. House - 9 Jerry McNerney D 68
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 - 16 Jim Costa D 68
CA U.S. House - 18 Anna Eshoo D 84
CA U.S. House - 19 Zoe Lofgren D 84
CA U.S. House - 23 Kevin McCarthy R 0
CA U.S. House - 27 Judy Chu D 95
CA U.S. House - 28 Adam Schiff D 84
CA U.S. House - 30 Brad Sherman D 95
CA U.S. House - 32 Grace Napolitano D 95
CA U.S. House - 37 Karen Bass D 89
CA U.S. House - 38 Linda Sánchez D 95
CA U.S. House - 40 Lucille Roybal-Allard D 89
CA U.S. House - 42 Ken Calvert R 5
CA U.S. House - 43 Maxine Waters D 95
CA U.S. House - 50 Darrell Issa R 0
CA Supervisor - 4 Janice Hahn 74
CO U.S. Senate - Sr Michael Bennet D 74
CO U.S. House - 1 Diana DeGette D 95
CO U.S. House - 5 Doug Lamborn R 5
CO U.S. House - 7 Ed Perlmutter D 95
CO Governor Jared Polis D 74
CO Mayor - At-Large Michael Coffman R 5
CT U.S. Senate - Sr Richard Blumenthal D 89
CT U.S. Senate - Jr Chris Murphy D 84
CT U.S. House - 1 John Larson D 95
CT U.S. House - 2 Joe Courtney D 95
CT U.S. House - 3 Rosa DeLauro D 95
CT U.S. House - 4 Jim Himes D 84
DE U.S. Senate - Sr Tom Carper D 79
DE U.S. Senate - Jr Chris Coons D 89
DE Governor John Carney, Jr. D 79
FL U.S. Senate - Sr Marco Rubio R 11
FL U.S. House - 8 Bill Posey R 5
FL U.S. House - 11 Daniel Webster R 0
FL U.S. House - 12 Gus Bilirakis R 0
FL U.S. House - 14 Kathy Castor D 89
FL U.S. House - 16 Vern Buchanan R 5
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 95
FL U.S. House - 25 Mario Diaz-Balart R 21
GA U.S. House - 2 Sanford Bishop, Jr. D 79
GA U.S. House - 4 Hank Johnson, Jr. D 100
GA U.S. House - 8 Austin Scott R 16
GA U.S. House - 13 David Scott D 89
HI U.S. Senate - Jr Mazie Hirono D 79
IA U.S. Senate - Sr Chuck Grassley R 5
ID U.S. Senate - Sr Mike Crapo R 16
ID U.S. Senate - Jr James Risch R 11
ID U.S. House - 2 Mike Simpson R 11
IL U.S. Senate - Sr Dick Durbin D 89
IL U.S. House - 1 Bobby Rush D 84
IL U.S. House - 5 Mike Quigley D 79
IL U.S. House - 7 Danny Davis D 95
IL U.S. House - 9 Jan Schakowsky D 95
IL U.S. House - 16 Adam Kinzinger R 16
IN U.S. Senate - Sr Todd Young R 0
IN U.S. House - 7 André Carson D 89
IN U.S. House - 8 Larry Bucshon R 0
IN Attorney General Todd Rokita R 5
KS U.S. Senate - Sr Jerry Moran R 21
KY U.S. Senate - Sr Mitch McConnell, Jr. R 5
KY U.S. Senate - Jr Rand Paul R 16
KY U.S. House - 2 Brett Guthrie R 0
KY U.S. House - 3 John Yarmuth D 89
KY U.S. House - 5 Hal Rogers R 11
LA U.S. Senate - Sr Bill Cassidy R 5
LA U.S. House - 1 Steve Scalise R 0
LA Attorney General Jeff Landry R 5
MA U.S. Senate - Jr Ed Markey D 95
MA U.S. House - 1 Richard Neal D 95
MA U.S. House - 2 Jim McGovern D 95
MA U.S. House - 8 Stephen Lynch D 100
MA U.S. House - 9 Bill Keating D 84
MD U.S. Senate - Sr Ben Cardin D 100
MD U.S. Senate - Jr Chris Van Hollen, Jr. D 100
MD U.S. House - 1 Andy Harris R 5
MD U.S. House - 2 Dutch Ruppersberger D 79
MD U.S. House - 3 John Sarbanes D 100
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