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State Office Name Party Rating
AK U.S. House - At-Large Donald Young Republican 29%
AL U.S. Senate - Sr Richard Shelby Republican 40%
AL U.S. House - 4 Robert Aderholt Republican 28%
AR U.S. Senate - Sr John Boozman Republican 35%
CA U.S. Senate - Sr Dianne Feinstein Democratic 64%
CA U.S. House - 5 Mike Thompson Democratic 83%
CA U.S. House - 12 Nancy Pelosi Democratic 90%
CA U.S. House - 13 Barbara Lee Democratic 94%
CA U.S. House - 18 Anna Eshoo Democratic 87%
CA U.S. House - 19 Zoe Lofgren Democratic 90%
CA U.S. House - 28 Adam Schiff Democratic 61%
CA U.S. House - 30 Brad Sherman Democratic 72%
CA U.S. House - 32 Grace Napolitano Democratic 84%
CA U.S. House - 40 Lucille Roybal-Allard Democratic 87%
CA U.S. House - 42 Ken Calvert Republican 15%
CA U.S. House - 43 Maxine Waters Democratic 90%
CA U.S. House - 53 Susan Davis Democratic 71%
CA Attorney General Xavier Becerra Democratic 94%
CA Supervisor - 1 Hilda Solis 90%
CO U.S. House - 1 Diana DeGette Democratic 90%
CO Commissioner - 2 Scott McInnis 0%
CT U.S. House - 1 John Larson Democratic 77%
CT U.S. House - 3 Rosa DeLauro Democratic 77%
DE U.S. Senate - Sr Tom Carper Democratic 59%
FL U.S. House - 20 Alcee Hastings, Sr. Democratic 77%
GA U.S. House - 2 Sanford Bishop, Jr. Democratic 55%
IA U.S. Senate - Sr Chuck Grassley Republican 0%
ID U.S. Senate - Sr Mike Crapo Republican 24%
ID U.S. House - 2 Mike Simpson Republican 15%
IL U.S. Senate - Sr Dick Durbin Democratic 96%
IL U.S. House - 1 Bobby Rush Democratic 84%
IL U.S. House - 7 Danny Davis Democratic 87%
IL U.S. House - 9 Jan Schakowsky Democratic 94%
IL U.S. House - 15 John Shimkus Republican 35%
IN U.S. House - 1 Pete Visclosky Democratic 71%
KS U.S. Senate - Sr Pat Roberts Republican 0%
KS U.S. Senate - Jr Jerry Moran Republican 49%
KY U.S. Senate - Sr Mitch McConnell, Jr. Republican 0%
KY U.S. House - 5 Hal Rogers Republican 29%
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 94%
MA U.S. House - 8 Stephen Lynch Democratic 71%
MD U.S. Senate - Sr Ben Cardin Democratic 74%
MD U.S. House - 5 Steny Hoyer Democratic 72%
ME U.S. Senate - Sr Susan Collins Republican 44%
MI U.S. Senate - Sr Debbie Stabenow Democratic 94%
MI U.S. House - 6 Fred Upton Republican 35%
MN U.S. House - 4 Betty McCollum Democratic 84%
MN U.S. House - 7 Collin Peterson Democratic 54%
MO U.S. Senate - Sr Roy Blunt Republican 0%
MO U.S. House - 1 Lacy Clay, Jr. Democratic 87%
MO U.S. House - 6 Sam Graves Republican 35%
MS U.S. Senate - Sr Roger Wicker Republican 0%
MS U.S. House - 2 Bennie Thompson Democratic 82%
NA Vice President Mike Pence Republican 0%
NC U.S. House - 4 David Price Democratic 77%
NJ U.S. Senate - Sr Bob Menendez Democratic 61%
NJ U.S. House - 4 Chris Smith Republican 49%
NJ U.S. House - 6 Frank Pallone, Jr. Democratic 71%
NJ U.S. House - 9 Bill Pascrell, Jr. Democratic 62%
NM U.S. Senate - Sr Tom Udall Democratic 82%
NY U.S. Senate - Sr Chuck Schumer Democratic 81%
NY U.S. House - 2 Pete King Republican 15%
NY U.S. House - 5 Gregory Meeks Democratic 93%
NY U.S. House - 7 Nydia Velázquez Democratic 93%
NY U.S. House - 10 Jerry Nadler Democratic 90%
NY U.S. House - 12 Carolyn Maloney Democratic 72%
NY U.S. House - 15 José Serrano Democratic 92%
NY U.S. House - 16 Eliot Engel Democratic 67%
NY U.S. House - 17 Nita Lowey Democratic 67%
OH U.S. Senate - Sr Sherrod Brown Democratic 87%
OH U.S. Senate - Jr Rob Portman Republican 15%
OH U.S. House - 1 Steve Chabot Republican 15%
OH U.S. House - 9 Marcia Kaptur Democratic 69%
OH Governor Mike DeWine Republican 24%
OK U.S. Senate - Sr Jim Inhofe Republican 0%
OK U.S. House - 3 Frank Lucas Republican 0%
OR U.S. Senate - Sr Ron Wyden Democratic 76%
OR U.S. House - 2 Greg Walden Republican 0%
OR U.S. House - 3 Earl Blumenauer Democratic 86%
OR U.S. House - 4 Peter DeFazio Democratic 81%
PA U.S. Senate - Jr Pat Toomey Republican 41%
PA U.S. House - 18 Mike Doyle, Jr. Democratic 72%
RI U.S. Senate - Sr Jack Reed Democratic 85%
RI U.S. House - 2 Jim Langevin Democratic 69%
SC U.S. House - 2 Joe Wilson, Sr. Republican 24%
SC U.S. House - 6 Jim Clyburn Democratic 87%
TX U.S. House - 8 Kevin Brady Republican 24%
TX U.S. House - 12 Kay Granger Republican 0%
TX U.S. House - 13 Mac Thornberry Republican 44%
TX U.S. House - 18 Sheila Jackson Lee Democratic 94%
TX U.S. House - 30 Eddie Johnson Democratic 86%
TX U.S. House - 35 Lloyd Doggett II Democratic 94%
VA U.S. House - 3 Bobby Scott Democratic 84%
VT U.S. Senate - Sr Patrick Leahy Democratic 96%
VT U.S. Senate - Jr Bernie Sanders Independent 94%
WA U.S. Senate - Sr Patty Murray Democratic 67%
WA U.S. Senate - Jr Maria Cantwell Democratic 62%
WA U.S. House - 2 Rick Larsen Democratic 68%
State Office Name Party Rating
AK U.S. House - At-Large Donald Young R 29%
AL U.S. Senate - Sr Richard Shelby R 40%
AL U.S. House - 4 Robert Aderholt R 28%
AR U.S. Senate - Sr John Boozman R 35%
CA U.S. Senate - Sr Dianne Feinstein D 64%
CA U.S. House - 5 Mike Thompson D 83%
CA U.S. House - 12 Nancy Pelosi D 90%
CA U.S. House - 13 Barbara Lee D 94%
CA U.S. House - 18 Anna Eshoo D 87%
CA U.S. House - 19 Zoe Lofgren D 90%
CA U.S. House - 28 Adam Schiff D 61%
CA U.S. House - 30 Brad Sherman D 72%
CA U.S. House - 32 Grace Napolitano D 84%
CA U.S. House - 40 Lucille Roybal-Allard D 87%
CA U.S. House - 42 Ken Calvert R 15%
CA U.S. House - 43 Maxine Waters D 90%
CA U.S. House - 53 Susan Davis D 71%
CA Attorney General Xavier Becerra D 94%
CA Supervisor - 1 Hilda Solis 90%
CO U.S. House - 1 Diana DeGette D 90%
CO Commissioner - 2 Scott McInnis 0%
CT U.S. House - 1 John Larson D 77%
CT U.S. House - 3 Rosa DeLauro D 77%
DE U.S. Senate - Sr Tom Carper D 59%
FL U.S. House - 20 Alcee Hastings, Sr. D 77%
GA U.S. House - 2 Sanford Bishop, Jr. D 55%
IA U.S. Senate - Sr Chuck Grassley R 0%
ID U.S. Senate - Sr Mike Crapo R 24%
ID U.S. House - 2 Mike Simpson R 15%
IL U.S. Senate - Sr Dick Durbin D 96%
IL U.S. House - 1 Bobby Rush D 84%
IL U.S. House - 7 Danny Davis D 87%
IL U.S. House - 9 Jan Schakowsky D 94%
IL U.S. House - 15 John Shimkus R 35%
IN U.S. House - 1 Pete Visclosky D 71%
KS U.S. Senate - Sr Pat Roberts R 0%
KS U.S. Senate - Jr Jerry Moran R 49%
KY U.S. Senate - Sr Mitch McConnell, Jr. R 0%
KY U.S. House - 5 Hal Rogers R 29%
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 94%
MA U.S. House - 8 Stephen Lynch D 71%
MD U.S. Senate - Sr Ben Cardin D 74%
MD U.S. House - 5 Steny Hoyer D 72%
ME U.S. Senate - Sr Susan Collins R 44%
MI U.S. Senate - Sr Debbie Stabenow D 94%
MI U.S. House - 6 Fred Upton R 35%
MN U.S. House - 4 Betty McCollum D 84%
MN U.S. House - 7 Collin Peterson D 54%
MO U.S. Senate - Sr Roy Blunt R 0%
MO U.S. House - 1 Lacy Clay, Jr. D 87%
MO U.S. House - 6 Sam Graves R 35%
MS U.S. Senate - Sr Roger Wicker R 0%
MS U.S. House - 2 Bennie Thompson D 82%
NA Vice President Mike Pence R 0%
NC U.S. House - 4 David Price D 77%
NJ U.S. Senate - Sr Bob Menendez D 61%
NJ U.S. House - 4 Chris Smith R 49%
NJ U.S. House - 6 Frank Pallone, Jr. D 71%
NJ U.S. House - 9 Bill Pascrell, Jr. D 62%
NM U.S. Senate - Sr Tom Udall D 82%
NY U.S. Senate - Sr Chuck Schumer D 81%
NY U.S. House - 2 Pete King R 15%
NY U.S. House - 5 Gregory Meeks D 93%
NY U.S. House - 7 Nydia Velázquez D 93%
NY U.S. House - 10 Jerry Nadler D 90%
NY U.S. House - 12 Carolyn Maloney D 72%
NY U.S. House - 15 José Serrano D 92%
NY U.S. House - 16 Eliot Engel D 67%
NY U.S. House - 17 Nita Lowey D 67%
OH U.S. Senate - Sr Sherrod Brown D 87%
OH U.S. Senate - Jr Rob Portman R 15%
OH U.S. House - 1 Steve Chabot R 15%
OH U.S. House - 9 Marcia Kaptur D 69%
OH Governor Mike DeWine R 24%
OK U.S. Senate - Sr Jim Inhofe R 0%
OK U.S. House - 3 Frank Lucas R 0%
OR U.S. Senate - Sr Ron Wyden D 76%
OR U.S. House - 2 Greg Walden R 0%
OR U.S. House - 3 Earl Blumenauer D 86%
OR U.S. House - 4 Peter DeFazio D 81%
PA U.S. Senate - Jr Pat Toomey R 41%
PA U.S. House - 18 Mike Doyle, Jr. D 72%
RI U.S. Senate - Sr Jack Reed D 85%
RI U.S. House - 2 Jim Langevin D 69%
SC U.S. House - 2 Joe Wilson, Sr. R 24%
SC U.S. House - 6 Jim Clyburn D 87%
TX U.S. House - 8 Kevin Brady R 24%
TX U.S. House - 12 Kay Granger R 0%
TX U.S. House - 13 Mac Thornberry R 44%
TX U.S. House - 18 Sheila Jackson Lee D 94%
TX U.S. House - 30 Eddie Johnson D 86%
TX U.S. House - 35 Lloyd Doggett II D 94%
VA U.S. House - 3 Bobby Scott D 84%
VT U.S. Senate - Sr Patrick Leahy D 96%
VT U.S. Senate - Jr Bernie Sanders I 94%
WA U.S. Senate - Sr Patty Murray D 67%
WA U.S. Senate - Jr Maria Cantwell D 62%
WA U.S. House - 2 Rick Larsen D 68%
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