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2014 Positions

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State Office Name Party Rating
AK U.S. Senate - Sr Lisa Murkowski Republican 17%
AK U.S. House - At-Large Donald Young Republican 48%
AL U.S. Senate - Sr Richard Shelby Republican 85%
AL U.S. House - 1 Bradley Byrne Republican 80%
AL U.S. House - 2 Martha Roby Republican 43%
AL U.S. House - 3 Mike Rogers Republican 62%
AL U.S. House - 4 Robert Aderholt Republican 45%
AL U.S. House - 5 Mo Brooks Republican 86%
AL U.S. House - 7 Terri Sewell Democratic 10%
AR U.S. Senate - Sr John Boozman Republican 60%
AR U.S. Senate - Jr Tom Cotton Republican 90%
AR U.S. House - 1 Rick Crawford Republican 50%
AR U.S. House - 3 Steve Womack Republican 48%
AR Lieutenant Governor Tim Griffin Republican 57%
AZ U.S. Senate - Sr Kyrsten Sinema Democratic 29%
AZ U.S. House - 2 Ann Kirkpatrick Democratic 20%
AZ U.S. House - 3 Raul Grijalva Democratic 30%
AZ U.S. House - 4 Paul Gosar Republican 93%
AZ U.S. House - 6 David Schweikert Republican 100%
CA U.S. Senate - Sr Dianne Feinstein Democratic 0%
CA U.S. House - 1 Doug LaMalfa Republican 86%
CA U.S. House - 2 Jared Huffman Democratic 10%
CA U.S. House - 3 John Garamendi Democratic 24%
CA U.S. House - 4 Tom McClintock Republican 100%
CA U.S. House - 5 Mike Thompson Democratic 10%
CA U.S. House - 6 Doris Matsui Democratic 10%
CA U.S. House - 7 Ami Bera Democratic 20%
CA U.S. House - 8 Paul Cook Republican 81%
CA U.S. House - 9 Jerry McNerney Democratic 19%
CA U.S. House - 12 Nancy Pelosi Democratic 10%
CA U.S. House - 13 Barbara Lee Democratic 20%
CA U.S. House - 14 Jackie Speier Democratic 24%
CA U.S. House - 15 Eric Swalwell Democratic 19%
CA U.S. House - 16 Jim Costa Democratic 29%
CA U.S. House - 18 Anna Eshoo Democratic 19%
CA U.S. House - 19 Zoe Lofgren Democratic 24%
CA U.S. House - 22 Devin Nunes Republican 57%
CA U.S. House - 23 Kevin McCarthy Republican 52%
CA U.S. House - 26 Julia Brownley Democratic 19%
CA U.S. House - 27 Judy Chu Democratic 19%
CA U.S. House - 28 Adam Schiff Democratic 19%
CA U.S. House - 29 Tony Cárdenas Democratic 20%
CA U.S. House - 30 Brad Sherman Democratic 14%
CA U.S. House - 32 Grace Napolitano Democratic 24%
CA U.S. House - 36 Raul Ruiz Democratic 29%
CA U.S. House - 37 Karen Bass Democratic 20%
CA U.S. House - 38 Linda Sánchez Democratic 29%
CA U.S. House - 40 Lucille Roybal-Allard Democratic 14%
CA U.S. House - 41 Mark Takano Democratic 19%
CA U.S. House - 42 Ken Calvert Republican 43%
CA U.S. House - 43 Maxine Waters Democratic 25%
CA U.S. House - 47 Alan Lowenthal Democratic 19%
CA U.S. House - 51 Juan Vargas Democratic 19%
CA U.S. House - 52 Scott Peters Democratic 19%
CA U.S. House - 53 Susan Davis Democratic 10%
CA Attorney General Xavier Becerra Democratic 14%
CA Supervisor - 4 Janice Hahn 24%
CO U.S. Senate - Sr Michael Bennet Democratic 0%
CO U.S. Senate - Jr Cory Gardner Republican 71%
CO U.S. House - 1 Diana DeGette Democratic 19%
CO U.S. House - 3 Scott Tipton Republican 85%
CO U.S. House - 5 Doug Lamborn Republican 95%
CO U.S. House - 7 Ed Perlmutter Democratic 15%
CO Governor Jared Polis Democratic 30%
CO Mayor Michael Coffman Republican 81%
CT U.S. Senate - Sr Richard Blumenthal Democratic 8%
CT U.S. Senate - Jr Chris Murphy Democratic 0%
CT U.S. House - 1 John Larson Democratic 25%
CT U.S. House - 2 Joe Courtney Democratic 30%
CT U.S. House - 3 Rosa DeLauro Democratic 25%
CT U.S. House - 4 Jim Himes Democratic 15%
DE U.S. Senate - Sr Tom Carper Democratic 0%
DE U.S. Senate - Jr Chris Coons Democratic 0%
DE Governor John Carney, Jr. Democratic 10%
FL U.S. Senate - Sr Marco Rubio Republican 100%
FL U.S. House - 3 Ted Yoho Republican 76%
FL U.S. House - 8 Bill Posey Republican 81%
FL U.S. House - 11 Daniel Webster Republican 62%
FL U.S. House - 12 Gus Bilirakis Republican 71%
FL U.S. House - 14 Kathy Castor Democratic 10%
FL U.S. House - 16 Vern Buchanan Republican 65%
FL U.S. House - 20 Alcee Hastings, Sr. Democratic 15%
FL U.S. House - 21 Lois Frankel Democratic 5%
FL U.S. House - 22 Ted Deutch Democratic 19%
FL U.S. House - 23 Debbie Wasserman Schultz Democratic 0%
FL U.S. House - 24 Frederica Wilson Democratic 24%
FL U.S. House - 25 Mario Diaz-Balart Republican 43%
FL Governor Ron DeSantis Republican 95%
GA U.S. House - 2 Sanford Bishop, Jr. Democratic 24%
GA U.S. House - 4 Hank Johnson, Jr. Democratic 15%
GA U.S. House - 5 John Lewis Democratic 20%
GA U.S. House - 7 Rob Woodall Republican 70%
GA U.S. House - 8 Austin Scott Republican 95%
GA U.S. House - 9 Doug Collins Republican 90%
GA U.S. House - 13 David Scott Democratic 20%
GA U.S. House - 14 Tom Graves, Jr. Republican 86%
HI U.S. Senate - Sr Brian Schatz Democratic 0%
HI U.S. Senate - Jr Mazie Hirono Democratic 0%
HI U.S. House - 2 Tulsi Gabbard Democratic 25%
IA U.S. Senate - Sr Chuck Grassley Republican 85%
State Office Name Party Rating
AK U.S. Senate - Sr Lisa Murkowski R 17%
AK U.S. House - At-Large Donald Young R 48%
AL U.S. Senate - Sr Richard Shelby R 85%
AL U.S. House - 1 Bradley Byrne R 80%
AL U.S. House - 2 Martha Roby R 43%
AL U.S. House - 3 Mike Rogers R 62%
AL U.S. House - 4 Robert Aderholt R 45%
AL U.S. House - 5 Mo Brooks R 86%
AL U.S. House - 7 Terri Sewell D 10%
AR U.S. Senate - Sr John Boozman R 60%
AR U.S. Senate - Jr Tom Cotton R 90%
AR U.S. House - 1 Rick Crawford R 50%
AR U.S. House - 3 Steve Womack R 48%
AR Lieutenant Governor Tim Griffin R 57%
AZ U.S. Senate - Sr Kyrsten Sinema D 29%
AZ U.S. House - 2 Ann Kirkpatrick D 20%
AZ U.S. House - 3 Raul Grijalva D 30%
AZ U.S. House - 4 Paul Gosar R 93%
AZ U.S. House - 6 David Schweikert R 100%
CA U.S. Senate - Sr Dianne Feinstein D 0%
CA U.S. House - 1 Doug LaMalfa R 86%
CA U.S. House - 2 Jared Huffman D 10%
CA U.S. House - 3 John Garamendi D 24%
CA U.S. House - 4 Tom McClintock R 100%
CA U.S. House - 5 Mike Thompson D 10%
CA U.S. House - 6 Doris Matsui D 10%
CA U.S. House - 7 Ami Bera D 20%
CA U.S. House - 8 Paul Cook R 81%
CA U.S. House - 9 Jerry McNerney D 19%
CA U.S. House - 12 Nancy Pelosi D 10%
CA U.S. House - 13 Barbara Lee D 20%
CA U.S. House - 14 Jackie Speier D 24%
CA U.S. House - 15 Eric Swalwell D 19%
CA U.S. House - 16 Jim Costa D 29%
CA U.S. House - 18 Anna Eshoo D 19%
CA U.S. House - 19 Zoe Lofgren D 24%
CA U.S. House - 22 Devin Nunes R 57%
CA U.S. House - 23 Kevin McCarthy R 52%
CA U.S. House - 26 Julia Brownley D 19%
CA U.S. House - 27 Judy Chu D 19%
CA U.S. House - 28 Adam Schiff D 19%
CA U.S. House - 29 Tony Cárdenas D 20%
CA U.S. House - 30 Brad Sherman D 14%
CA U.S. House - 32 Grace Napolitano D 24%
CA U.S. House - 36 Raul Ruiz D 29%
CA U.S. House - 37 Karen Bass D 20%
CA U.S. House - 38 Linda Sánchez D 29%
CA U.S. House - 40 Lucille Roybal-Allard D 14%
CA U.S. House - 41 Mark Takano D 19%
CA U.S. House - 42 Ken Calvert R 43%
CA U.S. House - 43 Maxine Waters D 25%
CA U.S. House - 47 Alan Lowenthal D 19%
CA U.S. House - 51 Juan Vargas D 19%
CA U.S. House - 52 Scott Peters D 19%
CA U.S. House - 53 Susan Davis D 10%
CA Attorney General Xavier Becerra D 14%
CA Supervisor - 4 Janice Hahn 24%
CO U.S. Senate - Sr Michael Bennet D 0%
CO U.S. Senate - Jr Cory Gardner R 71%
CO U.S. House - 1 Diana DeGette D 19%
CO U.S. House - 3 Scott Tipton R 85%
CO U.S. House - 5 Doug Lamborn R 95%
CO U.S. House - 7 Ed Perlmutter D 15%
CO Governor Jared Polis D 30%
CO Mayor Michael Coffman R 81%
CT U.S. Senate - Sr Richard Blumenthal D 8%
CT U.S. Senate - Jr Chris Murphy D 0%
CT U.S. House - 1 John Larson D 25%
CT U.S. House - 2 Joe Courtney D 30%
CT U.S. House - 3 Rosa DeLauro D 25%
CT U.S. House - 4 Jim Himes D 15%
DE U.S. Senate - Sr Tom Carper D 0%
DE U.S. Senate - Jr Chris Coons D 0%
DE Governor John Carney, Jr. D 10%
FL U.S. Senate - Sr Marco Rubio R 100%
FL U.S. House - 3 Ted Yoho R 76%
FL U.S. House - 8 Bill Posey R 81%
FL U.S. House - 11 Daniel Webster R 62%
FL U.S. House - 12 Gus Bilirakis R 71%
FL U.S. House - 14 Kathy Castor D 10%
FL U.S. House - 16 Vern Buchanan R 65%
FL U.S. House - 20 Alcee Hastings, Sr. D 15%
FL U.S. House - 21 Lois Frankel D 5%
FL U.S. House - 22 Ted Deutch D 19%
FL U.S. House - 23 Debbie Wasserman Schultz D 0%
FL U.S. House - 24 Frederica Wilson D 24%
FL U.S. House - 25 Mario Diaz-Balart R 43%
FL Governor Ron DeSantis R 95%
GA U.S. House - 2 Sanford Bishop, Jr. D 24%
GA U.S. House - 4 Hank Johnson, Jr. D 15%
GA U.S. House - 5 John Lewis D 20%
GA U.S. House - 7 Rob Woodall R 70%
GA U.S. House - 8 Austin Scott R 95%
GA U.S. House - 9 Doug Collins R 90%
GA U.S. House - 13 David Scott D 20%
GA U.S. House - 14 Tom Graves, Jr. R 86%
HI U.S. Senate - Sr Brian Schatz D 0%
HI U.S. Senate - Jr Mazie Hirono D 0%
HI U.S. House - 2 Tulsi Gabbard D 25%
IA U.S. Senate - Sr Chuck Grassley R 85%
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