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State Office Name Party Rating
AK U.S. Senate - Sr Lisa Murkowski Republican 64%
AK U.S. Senate - Jr Dan Sullivan Republican 19%
AK U.S. House - At-Large Donald Young Republican 29%
AL U.S. Senate - Sr Richard Shelby Republican 27%
AL U.S. House - 3 Mike Rogers Republican 24%
AL U.S. House - 4 Robert Aderholt Republican 24%
AL U.S. House - 5 Mo Brooks Republican 12%
AL U.S. House - 6 Gary Palmer Republican 12%
AL U.S. House - 7 Terri Sewell Democratic 65%
AR U.S. Senate - Sr John Boozman Republican 27%
AR U.S. Senate - Jr Tom Cotton Republican 18%
AR U.S. House - 1 Rick Crawford Republican 6%
AR U.S. House - 2 French Hill Republican 12%
AR U.S. House - 3 Steve Womack Republican 18%
AR U.S. House - 4 Bruce Westerman Republican 6%
AZ U.S. Senate - Sr Kyrsten Sinema Democratic 88%
AZ U.S. House - 2 Ann Kirkpatrick Democratic 100%
AZ U.S. House - 3 Raul Grijalva Democratic 82%
AZ U.S. House - 4 Paul Gosar Republican 6%
AZ U.S. House - 6 David Schweikert Republican 12%
AZ U.S. House - 7 Ruben Gallego Democratic 94%
CA U.S. Senate - Sr Dianne Feinstein Democratic 73%
CA U.S. House - 1 Doug LaMalfa Republican 6%
CA U.S. House - 2 Jared Huffman Democratic 94%
CA U.S. House - 3 John Garamendi Democratic 88%
CA U.S. House - 4 Tom McClintock Republican 0%
CA U.S. House - 5 Mike Thompson Democratic 100%
CA U.S. House - 6 Doris Matsui Democratic 100%
CA U.S. House - 7 Ami Bera Democratic 88%
CA U.S. House - 9 Jerry McNerney Democratic 94%
CA U.S. House - 11 Mark DeSaulnier Democratic 100%
CA U.S. House - 12 Nancy Pelosi Democratic 100%
CA U.S. House - 13 Barbara Lee Democratic 88%
CA U.S. House - 14 Jackie Speier Democratic 100%
CA U.S. House - 15 Eric Swalwell Democratic 100%
CA U.S. House - 16 Jim Costa Democratic 88%
CA U.S. House - 18 Anna Eshoo Democratic 94%
CA U.S. House - 19 Zoe Lofgren Democratic 88%
CA U.S. House - 21 David Valadao Republican 35%
CA U.S. House - 22 Devin Nunes Republican 24%
CA U.S. House - 23 Kevin McCarthy Republican 24%
CA U.S. House - 26 Julia Brownley Democratic 94%
CA U.S. House - 27 Judy Chu Democratic 94%
CA U.S. House - 28 Adam Schiff Democratic 100%
CA U.S. House - 29 Tony Cárdenas Democratic 94%
CA U.S. House - 30 Brad Sherman Democratic 100%
CA U.S. House - 31 Pete Aguilar Democratic 94%
CA U.S. House - 32 Grace Napolitano Democratic 94%
CA U.S. House - 33 Ted Lieu Democratic 76%
CA U.S. House - 35 Norma Torres Democratic 100%
CA U.S. House - 36 Raul Ruiz Democratic 71%
CA U.S. House - 37 Karen Bass Democratic 94%
CA U.S. House - 38 Linda Sánchez Democratic 94%
CA U.S. House - 40 Lucille Roybal-Allard Democratic 100%
CA U.S. House - 41 Mark Takano Democratic 94%
CA U.S. House - 42 Ken Calvert Republican 24%
CA U.S. House - 43 Maxine Waters Democratic 94%
CA U.S. House - 47 Alan Lowenthal Democratic 100%
CA U.S. House - 50 Darrell Issa Republican 18%
CA U.S. House - 51 Juan Vargas Democratic 100%
CA U.S. House - 52 Scott Peters Democratic 88%
CA Supervisor - 1 Paul Cook 35%
CA Supervisor - 4 Janice Hahn 94%
CO U.S. Senate - Sr Michael Bennet Democratic 91%
CO U.S. House - 1 Diana DeGette Democratic 100%
CO U.S. House - 4 Ken Buck Republican 24%
CO U.S. House - 5 Doug Lamborn Republican 6%
CO U.S. House - 7 Ed Perlmutter Democratic 100%
CO Governor Jared Polis Democratic 82%
CO Mayor - At-Large Michael Coffman Republican 18%
CT U.S. Senate - Sr Richard Blumenthal Democratic 100%
CT U.S. Senate - Jr Chris Murphy Democratic 100%
CT U.S. House - 1 John Larson Democratic 100%
CT U.S. House - 2 Joe Courtney Democratic 100%
CT U.S. House - 3 Rosa DeLauro Democratic 100%
CT U.S. House - 4 Jim Himes Democratic 88%
DE U.S. Senate - Sr Tom Carper Democratic 73%
DE U.S. Senate - Jr Chris Coons Democratic 73%
DE Governor John Carney, Jr. Democratic 82%
FL U.S. Senate - Sr Marco Rubio Republican 9%
FL U.S. House - 8 Bill Posey Republican 12%
FL U.S. House - 11 Daniel Webster Republican 12%
FL U.S. House - 12 Gus Bilirakis Republican 12%
FL U.S. House - 14 Kathy Castor Democratic 94%
FL U.S. House - 16 Vern Buchanan Republican 18%
FL U.S. House - 21 Lois Frankel Democratic 94%
FL U.S. House - 22 Ted Deutch Democratic 88%
FL U.S. House - 23 Debbie Wasserman Schultz Democratic 82%
FL U.S. House - 24 Frederica Wilson Democratic 100%
FL U.S. House - 25 Mario Diaz-Balart Republican 29%
FL Governor Ron DeSantis Republican 6%
GA U.S. House - 1 Buddy Carter Republican 12%
GA U.S. House - 2 Sanford Bishop, Jr. Democratic 88%
GA U.S. House - 4 Hank Johnson, Jr. Democratic 94%
GA U.S. House - 8 Austin Scott Republican 18%
GA U.S. House - 10 Jody Hice Republican 6%
GA U.S. House - 11 Barry Loudermilk Republican 12%
GA U.S. House - 12 Rick Allen Republican 12%
GA U.S. House - 13 David Scott Democratic 82%
HI U.S. Senate - Sr Brian Schatz Democratic 100%
State Office Name Party Rating
AK U.S. Senate - Sr Lisa Murkowski R 64%
AK U.S. Senate - Jr Dan Sullivan R 19%
AK U.S. House - At-Large Donald Young R 29%
AL U.S. Senate - Sr Richard Shelby R 27%
AL U.S. House - 3 Mike Rogers R 24%
AL U.S. House - 4 Robert Aderholt R 24%
AL U.S. House - 5 Mo Brooks R 12%
AL U.S. House - 6 Gary Palmer R 12%
AL U.S. House - 7 Terri Sewell D 65%
AR U.S. Senate - Sr John Boozman R 27%
AR U.S. Senate - Jr Tom Cotton R 18%
AR U.S. House - 1 Rick Crawford R 6%
AR U.S. House - 2 French Hill R 12%
AR U.S. House - 3 Steve Womack R 18%
AR U.S. House - 4 Bruce Westerman R 6%
AZ U.S. Senate - Sr Kyrsten Sinema D 88%
AZ U.S. House - 2 Ann Kirkpatrick D 100%
AZ U.S. House - 3 Raul Grijalva D 82%
AZ U.S. House - 4 Paul Gosar R 6%
AZ U.S. House - 6 David Schweikert R 12%
AZ U.S. House - 7 Ruben Gallego D 94%
CA U.S. Senate - Sr Dianne Feinstein D 73%
CA U.S. House - 1 Doug LaMalfa R 6%
CA U.S. House - 2 Jared Huffman D 94%
CA U.S. House - 3 John Garamendi D 88%
CA U.S. House - 4 Tom McClintock R 0%
CA U.S. House - 5 Mike Thompson D 100%
CA U.S. House - 6 Doris Matsui D 100%
CA U.S. House - 7 Ami Bera D 88%
CA U.S. House - 9 Jerry McNerney D 94%
CA U.S. House - 11 Mark DeSaulnier D 100%
CA U.S. House - 12 Nancy Pelosi D 100%
CA U.S. House - 13 Barbara Lee D 88%
CA U.S. House - 14 Jackie Speier D 100%
CA U.S. House - 15 Eric Swalwell D 100%
CA U.S. House - 16 Jim Costa D 88%
CA U.S. House - 18 Anna Eshoo D 94%
CA U.S. House - 19 Zoe Lofgren D 88%
CA U.S. House - 21 David Valadao R 35%
CA U.S. House - 22 Devin Nunes R 24%
CA U.S. House - 23 Kevin McCarthy R 24%
CA U.S. House - 26 Julia Brownley D 94%
CA U.S. House - 27 Judy Chu D 94%
CA U.S. House - 28 Adam Schiff D 100%
CA U.S. House - 29 Tony Cárdenas D 94%
CA U.S. House - 30 Brad Sherman D 100%
CA U.S. House - 31 Pete Aguilar D 94%
CA U.S. House - 32 Grace Napolitano D 94%
CA U.S. House - 33 Ted Lieu D 76%
CA U.S. House - 35 Norma Torres D 100%
CA U.S. House - 36 Raul Ruiz D 71%
CA U.S. House - 37 Karen Bass D 94%
CA U.S. House - 38 Linda Sánchez D 94%
CA U.S. House - 40 Lucille Roybal-Allard D 100%
CA U.S. House - 41 Mark Takano D 94%
CA U.S. House - 42 Ken Calvert R 24%
CA U.S. House - 43 Maxine Waters D 94%
CA U.S. House - 47 Alan Lowenthal D 100%
CA U.S. House - 50 Darrell Issa R 18%
CA U.S. House - 51 Juan Vargas D 100%
CA U.S. House - 52 Scott Peters D 88%
CA Supervisor - 1 Paul Cook 35%
CA Supervisor - 4 Janice Hahn 94%
CO U.S. Senate - Sr Michael Bennet D 91%
CO U.S. House - 1 Diana DeGette D 100%
CO U.S. House - 4 Ken Buck R 24%
CO U.S. House - 5 Doug Lamborn R 6%
CO U.S. House - 7 Ed Perlmutter D 100%
CO Governor Jared Polis D 82%
CO Mayor - At-Large Michael Coffman R 18%
CT U.S. Senate - Sr Richard Blumenthal D 100%
CT U.S. Senate - Jr Chris Murphy D 100%
CT U.S. House - 1 John Larson D 100%
CT U.S. House - 2 Joe Courtney D 100%
CT U.S. House - 3 Rosa DeLauro D 100%
CT U.S. House - 4 Jim Himes D 88%
DE U.S. Senate - Sr Tom Carper D 73%
DE U.S. Senate - Jr Chris Coons D 73%
DE Governor John Carney, Jr. D 82%
FL U.S. Senate - Sr Marco Rubio R 9%
FL U.S. House - 8 Bill Posey R 12%
FL U.S. House - 11 Daniel Webster R 12%
FL U.S. House - 12 Gus Bilirakis R 12%
FL U.S. House - 14 Kathy Castor D 94%
FL U.S. House - 16 Vern Buchanan R 18%
FL U.S. House - 21 Lois Frankel D 94%
FL U.S. House - 22 Ted Deutch D 88%
FL U.S. House - 23 Debbie Wasserman Schultz D 82%
FL U.S. House - 24 Frederica Wilson D 100%
FL U.S. House - 25 Mario Diaz-Balart R 29%
FL Governor Ron DeSantis R 6%
GA U.S. House - 1 Buddy Carter R 12%
GA U.S. House - 2 Sanford Bishop, Jr. D 88%
GA U.S. House - 4 Hank Johnson, Jr. D 94%
GA U.S. House - 8 Austin Scott R 18%
GA U.S. House - 10 Jody Hice R 6%
GA U.S. House - 11 Barry Loudermilk R 12%
GA U.S. House - 12 Rick Allen R 12%
GA U.S. House - 13 David Scott D 82%
HI U.S. Senate - Sr Brian Schatz D 100%
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