Rating Group: National Journal

1999 Liberal on Social Policy Score

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State Office Name Party Rating
AK U.S. House - At-Large Donald Young Republican 24%
AL U.S. Senate - Sr Richard Shelby Republican 7%
AL U.S. House - 4 Robert Aderholt Republican 0%
AR Governor Asa Hutchinson Republican 35%
CA U.S. Senate - Sr Dianne Feinstein Democratic 88%
CA U.S. House - 5 Mike Thompson Democratic 76%
CA U.S. House - 12 Nancy Pelosi Democratic 87%
CA U.S. House - 13 Barbara Lee Democratic 87%
CA U.S. House - 18 Anna Eshoo Democratic 82%
CA U.S. House - 19 Zoe Lofgren Democratic 78%
CA U.S. House - 30 Brad Sherman Democratic 73%
CA U.S. House - 32 Grace Napolitano Democratic 83%
CA U.S. House - 40 Lucille Roybal-Allard Democratic 87%
CA U.S. House - 42 Ken Calvert Republican 10%
CA U.S. House - 43 Maxine Waters Democratic 87%
CO U.S. House - 1 Diana DeGette Democratic 83%
CO Commissioner - 2 Scott McInnis 19%
CT U.S. House - 1 John Larson Democratic 76%
CT U.S. House - 3 Rosa DeLauro Democratic 87%
FL Chief Justice of the Supreme Court Charles Canady 19%
GA U.S. House - 2 Sanford Bishop, Jr. Democratic 58%
IA U.S. Senate - Sr Chuck Grassley Republican 41%
ID U.S. Senate - Sr Mike Crapo Republican 16%
ID U.S. House - 2 Mike Simpson Republican 29%
IL U.S. Senate - Sr Dick Durbin Democratic 88%
IL U.S. House - 1 Bobby Rush Democratic 87%
IL U.S. House - 7 Danny Davis Democratic 87%
IL U.S. House - 9 Jan Schakowsky Democratic 83%
IL Board Member - At-Large David Phelps 40%
KS U.S. Senate - Sr Jerry Moran Republican 37%
KY U.S. Senate - Sr Mitch McConnell, Jr. Republican 23%
KY U.S. House - 5 Hal Rogers Republican 4%
MA U.S. Senate - Jr Ed Markey Democratic 87%
MA U.S. House - 1 Richard Neal Democratic 68%
MA U.S. House - 2 Jim McGovern Democratic 83%
MD U.S. Senate - Sr Ben Cardin Democratic 79%
MD U.S. House - 5 Steny Hoyer Democratic 79%
ME U.S. Senate - Sr Susan Collins Republican 51%
ME State Senate - 9 Joseph Baldacci Democratic 79%
MI U.S. Senate - Sr Debbie Stabenow Democratic 66%
MI U.S. House - 6 Fred Upton Republican 42%
MO U.S. Senate - Sr Roy Blunt Republican 9%
MS U.S. Senate - Sr Roger Wicker Republican 4%
MS U.S. House - 2 Bennie Thompson Democratic 78%
NA President Joe Biden, Jr. Democratic 60%
NA U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services Xavier Becerra 87%
NC U.S. Senate - Sr Richard Burr Republican 10%
NC U.S. House - 4 David Price Democratic 75%
NJ U.S. Senate - Sr Bob Menendez Democratic 76%
NJ U.S. House - 4 Chris Smith Republican 39%
NJ U.S. House - 6 Frank Pallone, Jr. Democratic 74%
NJ U.S. House - 9 Bill Pascrell, Jr. Democratic 61%
NY U.S. Senate - Sr Chuck Schumer Democratic 88%
NY U.S. House - 5 Gregory Meeks Democratic 87%
NY U.S. House - 7 Nydia Velázquez Democratic 87%
NY U.S. House - 10 Jerry Nadler Democratic 87%
NY U.S. House - 12 Carolyn Maloney Democratic 82%
OH U.S. Senate - Sr Sherrod Brown Democratic 83%
OH U.S. Senate - Jr Rob Portman Republican 29%
OH U.S. House - 1 Steve Chabot Republican 4%
OH U.S. House - 9 Marcia Kaptur Democratic 64%
OH Governor Mike DeWine Republican 46%
OK U.S. Senate - Sr Jim Inhofe Republican 0%
OK U.S. House - 3 Frank Lucas Republican 9%
OR U.S. Senate - Sr Ron Wyden Democratic 81%
OR U.S. House - 3 Earl Blumenauer Democratic 82%
OR U.S. House - 4 Peter DeFazio Democratic 82%
PA U.S. Senate - Jr Pat Toomey Republican 41%
PA U.S. House - 18 Mike Doyle, Jr. Democratic 53%
RI U.S. Senate - Sr Jack Reed Democratic 88%
SC U.S. Senate - Sr Lindsey Graham Republican 19%
SC U.S. House - 6 Jim Clyburn Democratic 79%
SD U.S. Senate - Sr John Thune Republican 19%
TX U.S. House - 8 Kevin Brady Republican 25%
TX U.S. House - 12 Kay Granger Republican 37%
TX U.S. House - 17 Pete Sessions Republican 0%
TX U.S. House - 18 Sheila Jackson Lee Democratic 87%
TX U.S. House - 30 Eddie Johnson Democratic 80%
TX U.S. House - 35 Lloyd Doggett II Democratic 87%
VA U.S. House - 3 Bobby Scott Democratic 87%
VT U.S. Senate - Sr Patrick Leahy Democratic 64%
VT U.S. Senate - Jr Bernie Sanders Independent 87%
WA U.S. Senate - Sr Patty Murray Democratic 88%
WA U.S. House - 9 Adam Smith Democratic 67%
WA Governor Jay Inslee Democratic 69%
WI U.S. Senate - Jr Tammy Baldwin Democratic 87%
WI U.S. House - 3 Ron Kind Democratic 73%
WI Mayor - At-Large Tom Barrett 87%
Neil Abercrombie 87%
Edmond Spencer Abraham 36%
Gary Ackerman 87%
Daniel Akaka, Sr. 75%
Wayne Allard 6%
Thomas Allen 87%
Rob Andrews 71%
Bill Archer 16%
Richard Armey 4%
John Ashcroft 21%
Spencer Bachus 16%
Brian Baird 68%
State Office Name Party Rating
AK U.S. House - At-Large Donald Young R 24%
AL U.S. Senate - Sr Richard Shelby R 7%
AL U.S. House - 4 Robert Aderholt R 0%
AR Governor Asa Hutchinson R 35%
CA U.S. Senate - Sr Dianne Feinstein D 88%
CA U.S. House - 5 Mike Thompson D 76%
CA U.S. House - 12 Nancy Pelosi D 87%
CA U.S. House - 13 Barbara Lee D 87%
CA U.S. House - 18 Anna Eshoo D 82%
CA U.S. House - 19 Zoe Lofgren D 78%
CA U.S. House - 30 Brad Sherman D 73%
CA U.S. House - 32 Grace Napolitano D 83%
CA U.S. House - 40 Lucille Roybal-Allard D 87%
CA U.S. House - 42 Ken Calvert R 10%
CA U.S. House - 43 Maxine Waters D 87%
CO U.S. House - 1 Diana DeGette D 83%
CO Commissioner - 2 Scott McInnis 19%
CT U.S. House - 1 John Larson D 76%
CT U.S. House - 3 Rosa DeLauro D 87%
FL Chief Justice of the Supreme Court Charles Canady 19%
GA U.S. House - 2 Sanford Bishop, Jr. D 58%
IA U.S. Senate - Sr Chuck Grassley R 41%
ID U.S. Senate - Sr Mike Crapo R 16%
ID U.S. House - 2 Mike Simpson R 29%
IL U.S. Senate - Sr Dick Durbin D 88%
IL U.S. House - 1 Bobby Rush D 87%
IL U.S. House - 7 Danny Davis D 87%
IL U.S. House - 9 Jan Schakowsky D 83%
IL Board Member - At-Large David Phelps 40%
KS U.S. Senate - Sr Jerry Moran R 37%
KY U.S. Senate - Sr Mitch McConnell, Jr. R 23%
KY U.S. House - 5 Hal Rogers R 4%
MA U.S. Senate - Jr Ed Markey D 87%
MA U.S. House - 1 Richard Neal D 68%
MA U.S. House - 2 Jim McGovern D 83%
MD U.S. Senate - Sr Ben Cardin D 79%
MD U.S. House - 5 Steny Hoyer D 79%
ME U.S. Senate - Sr Susan Collins R 51%
ME State Senate - 9 Joseph Baldacci D 79%
MI U.S. Senate - Sr Debbie Stabenow D 66%
MI U.S. House - 6 Fred Upton R 42%
MO U.S. Senate - Sr Roy Blunt R 9%
MS U.S. Senate - Sr Roger Wicker R 4%
MS U.S. House - 2 Bennie Thompson D 78%
NA President Joe Biden, Jr. D 60%
NA U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services Xavier Becerra 87%
NC U.S. Senate - Sr Richard Burr R 10%
NC U.S. House - 4 David Price D 75%
NJ U.S. Senate - Sr Bob Menendez D 76%
NJ U.S. House - 4 Chris Smith R 39%
NJ U.S. House - 6 Frank Pallone, Jr. D 74%
NJ U.S. House - 9 Bill Pascrell, Jr. D 61%
NY U.S. Senate - Sr Chuck Schumer D 88%
NY U.S. House - 5 Gregory Meeks D 87%
NY U.S. House - 7 Nydia Velázquez D 87%
NY U.S. House - 10 Jerry Nadler D 87%
NY U.S. House - 12 Carolyn Maloney D 82%
OH U.S. Senate - Sr Sherrod Brown D 83%
OH U.S. Senate - Jr Rob Portman R 29%
OH U.S. House - 1 Steve Chabot R 4%
OH U.S. House - 9 Marcia Kaptur D 64%
OH Governor Mike DeWine R 46%
OK U.S. Senate - Sr Jim Inhofe R 0%
OK U.S. House - 3 Frank Lucas R 9%
OR U.S. Senate - Sr Ron Wyden D 81%
OR U.S. House - 3 Earl Blumenauer D 82%
OR U.S. House - 4 Peter DeFazio D 82%
PA U.S. Senate - Jr Pat Toomey R 41%
PA U.S. House - 18 Mike Doyle, Jr. D 53%
RI U.S. Senate - Sr Jack Reed D 88%
SC U.S. Senate - Sr Lindsey Graham R 19%
SC U.S. House - 6 Jim Clyburn D 79%
SD U.S. Senate - Sr John Thune R 19%
TX U.S. House - 8 Kevin Brady R 25%
TX U.S. House - 12 Kay Granger R 37%
TX U.S. House - 17 Pete Sessions R 0%
TX U.S. House - 18 Sheila Jackson Lee D 87%
TX U.S. House - 30 Eddie Johnson D 80%
TX U.S. House - 35 Lloyd Doggett II D 87%
VA U.S. House - 3 Bobby Scott D 87%
VT U.S. Senate - Sr Patrick Leahy D 64%
VT U.S. Senate - Jr Bernie Sanders I 87%
WA U.S. Senate - Sr Patty Murray D 88%
WA U.S. House - 9 Adam Smith D 67%
WA Governor Jay Inslee D 69%
WI U.S. Senate - Jr Tammy Baldwin D 87%
WI U.S. House - 3 Ron Kind D 73%
WI Mayor - At-Large Tom Barrett 87%
Neil Abercrombie 87%
Edmond Spencer Abraham 36%
Gary Ackerman 87%
Daniel Akaka, Sr. 75%
Wayne Allard 6%
Thomas Allen 87%
Rob Andrews 71%
Bill Archer 16%
Richard Armey 4%
John Ashcroft 21%
Spencer Bachus 16%
Brian Baird 68%
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