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2003-2004 Positions

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State Office Name Party Rating
AK U.S. Senate - Sr Lisa Murkowski Republican 20%
AK U.S. House - At-Large Donald Young Republican 6%
AL U.S. Senate - Sr Richard Shelby Republican 7%
AL U.S. House - 3 Mike Rogers Republican 11%
AL U.S. House - 4 Robert Aderholt Republican 0%
AR U.S. Senate - Sr John Boozman Republican 5%
AZ U.S. House - 3 Raul Grijalva Democratic 100%
CA U.S. Senate - Sr Dianne Feinstein Democratic 89%
CA U.S. House - 5 Mike Thompson Democratic 89%
CA U.S. House - 12 Nancy Pelosi Democratic 100%
CA U.S. House - 13 Barbara Lee Democratic 100%
CA U.S. House - 18 Anna Eshoo Democratic 100%
CA U.S. House - 19 Zoe Lofgren Democratic 100%
CA U.S. House - 22 Devin Nunes Republican 11%
CA U.S. House - 28 Adam Schiff Democratic 100%
CA U.S. House - 30 Brad Sherman Democratic 100%
CA U.S. House - 32 Grace Napolitano Democratic 100%
CA U.S. House - 38 Linda Sánchez Democratic 100%
CA U.S. House - 40 Lucille Roybal-Allard Democratic 100%
CA U.S. House - 42 Ken Calvert Republican 11%
CA U.S. House - 43 Maxine Waters Democratic 100%
CA U.S. House - 53 Susan Davis Democratic 100%
CA Attorney General Xavier Becerra Democratic 100%
CA Supervisor - 1 Hilda Solis 100%
CO U.S. House - 1 Diana DeGette Democratic 100%
CT U.S. House - 1 John Larson Democratic 100%
CT U.S. House - 3 Rosa DeLauro Democratic 100%
DE U.S. Senate - Sr Tom Carper Democratic 93%
FL U.S. House - 20 Alcee Hastings, Sr. Democratic 100%
FL U.S. House - 25 Mario Diaz-Balart Republican 17%
GA U.S. House - 2 Sanford Bishop, Jr. Democratic 83%
GA U.S. House - 13 David Scott Democratic 84%
HI U.S. House - 1 Edward Case Democratic 95%
IA U.S. Senate - Sr Chuck Grassley Republican 4%
IA U.S. House - 4 Steve King Republican 5%
ID U.S. Senate - Sr Mike Crapo Republican 0%
ID U.S. House - 2 Mike Simpson Republican 0%
IL U.S. Senate - Sr Dick Durbin Democratic 96%
IL U.S. House - 1 Bobby Rush Democratic 95%
IL U.S. House - 7 Danny Davis Democratic 100%
IL U.S. House - 9 Jan Schakowsky Democratic 100%
IL U.S. House - 15 John Shimkus Republican 16%
IN U.S. House - 1 Pete Visclosky Democratic 100%
KS U.S. Senate - Sr Pat Roberts Republican 11%
KS U.S. Senate - Jr Jerry Moran Republican 21%
KY U.S. Senate - Sr Mitch McConnell, Jr. Republican 4%
KY U.S. House - 5 Hal Rogers Republican 11%
MA U.S. Senate - Jr Ed Markey Democratic 100%
MA U.S. House - 1 Richard Neal Democratic 100%
MA U.S. House - 2 Jim McGovern Democratic 100%
MA U.S. House - 8 Stephen Lynch Democratic 100%
MD U.S. Senate - Sr Ben Cardin Democratic 100%
MD U.S. Senate - Jr Chris Van Hollen, Jr. Democratic 100%
MD U.S. House - 2 Dutch Ruppersberger Democratic 94%
MD U.S. House - 5 Steny Hoyer Democratic 95%
ME U.S. Senate - Sr Susan Collins Republican 32%
MI U.S. Senate - Sr Debbie Stabenow Democratic 100%
MI U.S. House - 6 Fred Upton Republican 26%
MN U.S. House - 4 Betty McCollum Democratic 100%
MN U.S. House - 7 Collin Peterson Democratic 68%
MO U.S. Senate - Sr Roy Blunt Republican 5%
MO U.S. House - 1 Lacy Clay, Jr. Democratic 95%
MO U.S. House - 6 Sam Graves Republican 11%
MS U.S. Senate - Sr Roger Wicker Republican 5%
MS U.S. House - 2 Bennie Thompson Democratic 89%
NA Vice President Mike Pence Republican 5%
NC U.S. Senate - Sr Richard Burr Republican 24%
NC U.S. House - 1 G.K. Butterfield, Jr. Democratic 100%
NC U.S. House - 4 David Price Democratic 95%
NH State Senate - 3 Jeb Bradley Republican 11%
NJ U.S. Senate - Sr Bob Menendez Democratic 94%
NJ U.S. House - 4 Chris Smith Republican 26%
NJ U.S. House - 6 Frank Pallone, Jr. Democratic 95%
NJ U.S. House - 9 Bill Pascrell, Jr. Democratic 94%
NM U.S. Senate - Sr Tom Udall Democratic 100%
NY U.S. Senate - Sr Chuck Schumer Democratic 96%
NY U.S. House - 2 Pete King Republican 21%
NY U.S. House - 5 Gregory Meeks Democratic 94%
NY U.S. House - 7 Nydia Velázquez Democratic 100%
NY U.S. House - 10 Jerry Nadler Democratic 100%
NY U.S. House - 12 Carolyn Maloney Democratic 100%
NY U.S. House - 15 José Serrano Democratic 100%
NY U.S. House - 16 Eliot Engel Democratic 100%
NY U.S. House - 17 Nita Lowey Democratic 100%
OH U.S. Senate - Sr Sherrod Brown Democratic 100%
OH U.S. Senate - Jr Rob Portman Republican 11%
OH U.S. House - 1 Steve Chabot Republican 11%
OH U.S. House - 9 Marcia Kaptur Democratic 95%
OH U.S. House - 10 Mike Turner Republican 16%
OH U.S. House - 13 Tim Ryan Democratic 94%
OH Governor Mike DeWine Republican 7%
OK U.S. Senate - Sr Jim Inhofe Republican 0%
OK U.S. House - 3 Frank Lucas Republican 13%
OK U.S. House - 4 Tom Cole Republican 11%
OR U.S. Senate - Sr Ron Wyden Democratic 100%
OR U.S. House - 2 Greg Walden Republican 21%
OR U.S. House - 3 Earl Blumenauer Democratic 94%
OR U.S. House - 4 Peter DeFazio Democratic 100%
PA U.S. House - 18 Mike Doyle, Jr. Democratic 100%
RI U.S. Senate - Sr Jack Reed Democratic 100%
State Office Name Party Rating
AK U.S. Senate - Sr Lisa Murkowski R 20%
AK U.S. House - At-Large Donald Young R 6%
AL U.S. Senate - Sr Richard Shelby R 7%
AL U.S. House - 3 Mike Rogers R 11%
AL U.S. House - 4 Robert Aderholt R 0%
AR U.S. Senate - Sr John Boozman R 5%
AZ U.S. House - 3 Raul Grijalva D 100%
CA U.S. Senate - Sr Dianne Feinstein D 89%
CA U.S. House - 5 Mike Thompson D 89%
CA U.S. House - 12 Nancy Pelosi D 100%
CA U.S. House - 13 Barbara Lee D 100%
CA U.S. House - 18 Anna Eshoo D 100%
CA U.S. House - 19 Zoe Lofgren D 100%
CA U.S. House - 22 Devin Nunes R 11%
CA U.S. House - 28 Adam Schiff D 100%
CA U.S. House - 30 Brad Sherman D 100%
CA U.S. House - 32 Grace Napolitano D 100%
CA U.S. House - 38 Linda Sánchez D 100%
CA U.S. House - 40 Lucille Roybal-Allard D 100%
CA U.S. House - 42 Ken Calvert R 11%
CA U.S. House - 43 Maxine Waters D 100%
CA U.S. House - 53 Susan Davis D 100%
CA Attorney General Xavier Becerra D 100%
CA Supervisor - 1 Hilda Solis 100%
CO U.S. House - 1 Diana DeGette D 100%
CT U.S. House - 1 John Larson D 100%
CT U.S. House - 3 Rosa DeLauro D 100%
DE U.S. Senate - Sr Tom Carper D 93%
FL U.S. House - 20 Alcee Hastings, Sr. D 100%
FL U.S. House - 25 Mario Diaz-Balart R 17%
GA U.S. House - 2 Sanford Bishop, Jr. D 83%
GA U.S. House - 13 David Scott D 84%
HI U.S. House - 1 Edward Case D 95%
IA U.S. Senate - Sr Chuck Grassley R 4%
IA U.S. House - 4 Steve King R 5%
ID U.S. Senate - Sr Mike Crapo R 0%
ID U.S. House - 2 Mike Simpson R 0%
IL U.S. Senate - Sr Dick Durbin D 96%
IL U.S. House - 1 Bobby Rush D 95%
IL U.S. House - 7 Danny Davis D 100%
IL U.S. House - 9 Jan Schakowsky D 100%
IL U.S. House - 15 John Shimkus R 16%
IN U.S. House - 1 Pete Visclosky D 100%
KS U.S. Senate - Sr Pat Roberts R 11%
KS U.S. Senate - Jr Jerry Moran R 21%
KY U.S. Senate - Sr Mitch McConnell, Jr. R 4%
KY U.S. House - 5 Hal Rogers R 11%
MA U.S. Senate - Jr Ed Markey D 100%
MA U.S. House - 1 Richard Neal D 100%
MA U.S. House - 2 Jim McGovern D 100%
MA U.S. House - 8 Stephen Lynch D 100%
MD U.S. Senate - Sr Ben Cardin D 100%
MD U.S. Senate - Jr Chris Van Hollen, Jr. D 100%
MD U.S. House - 2 Dutch Ruppersberger D 94%
MD U.S. House - 5 Steny Hoyer D 95%
ME U.S. Senate - Sr Susan Collins R 32%
MI U.S. Senate - Sr Debbie Stabenow D 100%
MI U.S. House - 6 Fred Upton R 26%
MN U.S. House - 4 Betty McCollum D 100%
MN U.S. House - 7 Collin Peterson D 68%
MO U.S. Senate - Sr Roy Blunt R 5%
MO U.S. House - 1 Lacy Clay, Jr. D 95%
MO U.S. House - 6 Sam Graves R 11%
MS U.S. Senate - Sr Roger Wicker R 5%
MS U.S. House - 2 Bennie Thompson D 89%
NA Vice President Mike Pence R 5%
NC U.S. Senate - Sr Richard Burr R 24%
NC U.S. House - 1 G.K. Butterfield, Jr. D 100%
NC U.S. House - 4 David Price D 95%
NH State Senate - 3 Jeb Bradley R 11%
NJ U.S. Senate - Sr Bob Menendez D 94%
NJ U.S. House - 4 Chris Smith R 26%
NJ U.S. House - 6 Frank Pallone, Jr. D 95%
NJ U.S. House - 9 Bill Pascrell, Jr. D 94%
NM U.S. Senate - Sr Tom Udall D 100%
NY U.S. Senate - Sr Chuck Schumer D 96%
NY U.S. House - 2 Pete King R 21%
NY U.S. House - 5 Gregory Meeks D 94%
NY U.S. House - 7 Nydia Velázquez D 100%
NY U.S. House - 10 Jerry Nadler D 100%
NY U.S. House - 12 Carolyn Maloney D 100%
NY U.S. House - 15 José Serrano D 100%
NY U.S. House - 16 Eliot Engel D 100%
NY U.S. House - 17 Nita Lowey D 100%
OH U.S. Senate - Sr Sherrod Brown D 100%
OH U.S. Senate - Jr Rob Portman R 11%
OH U.S. House - 1 Steve Chabot R 11%
OH U.S. House - 9 Marcia Kaptur D 95%
OH U.S. House - 10 Mike Turner R 16%
OH U.S. House - 13 Tim Ryan D 94%
OH Governor Mike DeWine R 7%
OK U.S. Senate - Sr Jim Inhofe R 0%
OK U.S. House - 3 Frank Lucas R 13%
OK U.S. House - 4 Tom Cole R 11%
OR U.S. Senate - Sr Ron Wyden D 100%
OR U.S. House - 2 Greg Walden R 21%
OR U.S. House - 3 Earl Blumenauer D 94%
OR U.S. House - 4 Peter DeFazio D 100%
PA U.S. House - 18 Mike Doyle, Jr. D 100%
RI U.S. Senate - Sr Jack Reed D 100%
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