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State Office Name Party Rating
AK U.S. House - At-Large Donald Young Republican 20%
AL U.S. Senate - Sr Richard Shelby Republican 36%
AL U.S. House - 4 Robert Aderholt Republican 29%
CA U.S. Senate - Sr Dianne Feinstein Democratic 74%
CA U.S. House - 5 Mike Thompson Democratic 81%
CA U.S. House - 12 Nancy Pelosi Democratic 93%
CA U.S. House - 13 Barbara Lee Democratic 96%
CA U.S. House - 18 Anna Eshoo Democratic 86%
CA U.S. House - 19 Zoe Lofgren Democratic 77%
CA U.S. House - 28 Adam Schiff Democratic 60%
CA U.S. House - 30 Brad Sherman Democratic 66%
CA U.S. House - 32 Grace Napolitano Democratic 80%
CA U.S. House - 40 Lucille Roybal-Allard Democratic 75%
CA U.S. House - 42 Ken Calvert Republican 33%
CA U.S. House - 43 Maxine Waters Democratic 94%
CA U.S. House - 53 Susan Davis Democratic 56%
CA Attorney General Xavier Becerra Democratic 80%
CA Supervisor - 1 Hilda Solis 84%
CO U.S. House - 1 Diana DeGette Democratic 90%
CO Commissioner - 2 Scott McInnis 27%
CT U.S. House - 1 John Larson Democratic 80%
CT U.S. House - 3 Rosa DeLauro Democratic 77%
DE U.S. Senate - Sr Tom Carper Democratic 61%
FL U.S. House - 20 Alcee Hastings, Sr. Democratic 70%
GA U.S. House - 2 Sanford Bishop, Jr. Democratic 70%
IA U.S. Senate - Sr Chuck Grassley Republican 7%
ID U.S. Senate - Sr Mike Crapo Republican 7%
ID U.S. House - 2 Mike Simpson Republican 33%
IL U.S. Senate - Sr Dick Durbin Democratic 87%
IL U.S. House - 1 Bobby Rush Democratic 96%
IL U.S. House - 7 Danny Davis Democratic 96%
IL U.S. House - 9 Jan Schakowsky Democratic 96%
IL U.S. House - 15 John Shimkus Republican 49%
IL Board Member - At-Large David Phelps 56%
IN U.S. House - 1 Pete Visclosky Democratic 56%
KS U.S. Senate - Sr Pat Roberts Republican 7%
KS U.S. Senate - Jr Jerry Moran Republican 48%
KY U.S. Senate - Sr Mitch McConnell, Jr. Republican 7%
KY U.S. House - 5 Hal Rogers Republican 21%
MA U.S. Senate - Jr Ed Markey Democratic 84%
MA U.S. House - 1 Richard Neal Democratic 86%
MA U.S. House - 2 Jim McGovern Democratic 96%
MD U.S. Senate - Sr Ben Cardin Democratic 70%
MD U.S. House - 5 Steny Hoyer Democratic 69%
ME U.S. Senate - Sr Susan Collins Republican 36%
MI U.S. Senate - Sr Debbie Stabenow Democratic 87%
MI U.S. House - 6 Fred Upton Republican 49%
MN U.S. House - 4 Betty McCollum Democratic 94%
MN U.S. House - 7 Collin Peterson Democratic 56%
MO U.S. Senate - Sr Roy Blunt Republican 4%
MO U.S. House - 1 Lacy Clay, Jr. Democratic 84%
MO U.S. House - 6 Sam Graves Republican 33%
MS U.S. Senate - Sr Roger Wicker Republican 4%
MS U.S. House - 2 Bennie Thompson Democratic 81%
NA Vice President Mike Pence Republican 0%
NC U.S. House - 4 David Price Democratic 67%
NJ U.S. Senate - Sr Bob Menendez Democratic 49%
NJ U.S. House - 4 Chris Smith Republican 49%
NJ U.S. House - 6 Frank Pallone, Jr. Democratic 61%
NJ U.S. House - 9 Bill Pascrell, Jr. Democratic 56%
NM U.S. Senate - Sr Tom Udall Democratic 81%
NY U.S. Senate - Sr Chuck Schumer Democratic 74%
NY U.S. House - 2 Pete King Republican 21%
NY U.S. House - 5 Gregory Meeks Democratic 85%
NY U.S. House - 7 Nydia Velázquez Democratic 91%
NY U.S. House - 10 Jerry Nadler Democratic 96%
NY U.S. House - 12 Carolyn Maloney Democratic 90%
NY U.S. House - 15 José Serrano Democratic 81%
NY U.S. House - 16 Eliot Engel Democratic 66%
NY U.S. House - 17 Nita Lowey Democratic 80%
OH U.S. Senate - Sr Sherrod Brown Democratic 91%
OH U.S. Senate - Jr Rob Portman Republican 4%
OH U.S. House - 1 Steve Chabot Republican 33%
OH U.S. House - 9 Marcia Kaptur Democratic 76%
OH Governor Mike DeWine Republican 30%
OK U.S. Senate - Sr Jim Inhofe Republican 36%
OK U.S. House - 3 Frank Lucas Republican 16%
OR U.S. Senate - Sr Ron Wyden Democratic 87%
OR U.S. House - 2 Greg Walden Republican 14%
OR U.S. House - 3 Earl Blumenauer Democratic 96%
OR U.S. House - 4 Peter DeFazio Democratic 80%
PA U.S. Senate - Jr Pat Toomey Republican 49%
PA U.S. House - 18 Mike Doyle, Jr. Democratic 61%
RI U.S. Senate - Sr Jack Reed Democratic 87%
RI U.S. House - 2 Jim Langevin Democratic 61%
SC U.S. House - 6 Jim Clyburn Democratic 86%
TX U.S. House - 8 Kevin Brady Republican 33%
TX U.S. House - 12 Kay Granger Republican 4%
TX U.S. House - 13 Mac Thornberry Republican 4%
TX U.S. House - 18 Sheila Jackson Lee Democratic 70%
TX U.S. House - 30 Eddie Johnson Democratic 77%
TX U.S. House - 35 Lloyd Doggett II Democratic 91%
VA U.S. House - 3 Bobby Scott Democratic 77%
VT U.S. Senate - Sr Patrick Leahy Democratic 87%
VT U.S. Senate - Jr Bernie Sanders Independent 90%
WA U.S. Senate - Sr Patty Murray Democratic 98%
WA U.S. Senate - Jr Maria Cantwell Democratic 87%
WA U.S. House - 2 Rick Larsen Democratic 73%
WA U.S. House - 9 Adam Smith Democratic 73%
WA Governor Jay Inslee Democratic 73%
State Office Name Party Rating
AK U.S. House - At-Large Donald Young R 20%
AL U.S. Senate - Sr Richard Shelby R 36%
AL U.S. House - 4 Robert Aderholt R 29%
CA U.S. Senate - Sr Dianne Feinstein D 74%
CA U.S. House - 5 Mike Thompson D 81%
CA U.S. House - 12 Nancy Pelosi D 93%
CA U.S. House - 13 Barbara Lee D 96%
CA U.S. House - 18 Anna Eshoo D 86%
CA U.S. House - 19 Zoe Lofgren D 77%
CA U.S. House - 28 Adam Schiff D 60%
CA U.S. House - 30 Brad Sherman D 66%
CA U.S. House - 32 Grace Napolitano D 80%
CA U.S. House - 40 Lucille Roybal-Allard D 75%
CA U.S. House - 42 Ken Calvert R 33%
CA U.S. House - 43 Maxine Waters D 94%
CA U.S. House - 53 Susan Davis D 56%
CA Attorney General Xavier Becerra D 80%
CA Supervisor - 1 Hilda Solis 84%
CO U.S. House - 1 Diana DeGette D 90%
CO Commissioner - 2 Scott McInnis 27%
CT U.S. House - 1 John Larson D 80%
CT U.S. House - 3 Rosa DeLauro D 77%
DE U.S. Senate - Sr Tom Carper D 61%
FL U.S. House - 20 Alcee Hastings, Sr. D 70%
GA U.S. House - 2 Sanford Bishop, Jr. D 70%
IA U.S. Senate - Sr Chuck Grassley R 7%
ID U.S. Senate - Sr Mike Crapo R 7%
ID U.S. House - 2 Mike Simpson R 33%
IL U.S. Senate - Sr Dick Durbin D 87%
IL U.S. House - 1 Bobby Rush D 96%
IL U.S. House - 7 Danny Davis D 96%
IL U.S. House - 9 Jan Schakowsky D 96%
IL U.S. House - 15 John Shimkus R 49%
IL Board Member - At-Large David Phelps 56%
IN U.S. House - 1 Pete Visclosky D 56%
KS U.S. Senate - Sr Pat Roberts R 7%
KS U.S. Senate - Jr Jerry Moran R 48%
KY U.S. Senate - Sr Mitch McConnell, Jr. R 7%
KY U.S. House - 5 Hal Rogers R 21%
MA U.S. Senate - Jr Ed Markey D 84%
MA U.S. House - 1 Richard Neal D 86%
MA U.S. House - 2 Jim McGovern D 96%
MD U.S. Senate - Sr Ben Cardin D 70%
MD U.S. House - 5 Steny Hoyer D 69%
ME U.S. Senate - Sr Susan Collins R 36%
MI U.S. Senate - Sr Debbie Stabenow D 87%
MI U.S. House - 6 Fred Upton R 49%
MN U.S. House - 4 Betty McCollum D 94%
MN U.S. House - 7 Collin Peterson D 56%
MO U.S. Senate - Sr Roy Blunt R 4%
MO U.S. House - 1 Lacy Clay, Jr. D 84%
MO U.S. House - 6 Sam Graves R 33%
MS U.S. Senate - Sr Roger Wicker R 4%
MS U.S. House - 2 Bennie Thompson D 81%
NA Vice President Mike Pence R 0%
NC U.S. House - 4 David Price D 67%
NJ U.S. Senate - Sr Bob Menendez D 49%
NJ U.S. House - 4 Chris Smith R 49%
NJ U.S. House - 6 Frank Pallone, Jr. D 61%
NJ U.S. House - 9 Bill Pascrell, Jr. D 56%
NM U.S. Senate - Sr Tom Udall D 81%
NY U.S. Senate - Sr Chuck Schumer D 74%
NY U.S. House - 2 Pete King R 21%
NY U.S. House - 5 Gregory Meeks D 85%
NY U.S. House - 7 Nydia Velázquez D 91%
NY U.S. House - 10 Jerry Nadler D 96%
NY U.S. House - 12 Carolyn Maloney D 90%
NY U.S. House - 15 José Serrano D 81%
NY U.S. House - 16 Eliot Engel D 66%
NY U.S. House - 17 Nita Lowey D 80%
OH U.S. Senate - Sr Sherrod Brown D 91%
OH U.S. Senate - Jr Rob Portman R 4%
OH U.S. House - 1 Steve Chabot R 33%
OH U.S. House - 9 Marcia Kaptur D 76%
OH Governor Mike DeWine R 30%
OK U.S. Senate - Sr Jim Inhofe R 36%
OK U.S. House - 3 Frank Lucas R 16%
OR U.S. Senate - Sr Ron Wyden D 87%
OR U.S. House - 2 Greg Walden R 14%
OR U.S. House - 3 Earl Blumenauer D 96%
OR U.S. House - 4 Peter DeFazio D 80%
PA U.S. Senate - Jr Pat Toomey R 49%
PA U.S. House - 18 Mike Doyle, Jr. D 61%
RI U.S. Senate - Sr Jack Reed D 87%
RI U.S. House - 2 Jim Langevin D 61%
SC U.S. House - 6 Jim Clyburn D 86%
TX U.S. House - 8 Kevin Brady R 33%
TX U.S. House - 12 Kay Granger R 4%
TX U.S. House - 13 Mac Thornberry R 4%
TX U.S. House - 18 Sheila Jackson Lee D 70%
TX U.S. House - 30 Eddie Johnson D 77%
TX U.S. House - 35 Lloyd Doggett II D 91%
VA U.S. House - 3 Bobby Scott D 77%
VT U.S. Senate - Sr Patrick Leahy D 87%
VT U.S. Senate - Jr Bernie Sanders I 90%
WA U.S. Senate - Sr Patty Murray D 98%
WA U.S. Senate - Jr Maria Cantwell D 87%
WA U.S. House - 2 Rick Larsen D 73%
WA U.S. House - 9 Adam Smith D 73%
WA Governor Jay Inslee D 73%
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