Rating Group: National Journal

2002 Composite Liberal Score

Issues: Liberal

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State Office Name Party Rating
AL U.S. Senate - Sr Richard Shelby Republican 32%
AL U.S. House - 4 Robert Aderholt Republican 25%
AR U.S. Senate - Sr John Boozman Republican 20%
CA U.S. Senate - Sr Dianne Feinstein Democratic 73%
CA U.S. House - 5 Mike Thompson Democratic 77%
CA U.S. House - 12 Nancy Pelosi Democratic 89%
CA U.S. House - 13 Barbara Lee Democratic 97%
CA U.S. House - 18 Anna Eshoo Democratic 79%
CA U.S. House - 19 Zoe Lofgren Democratic 80%
CA U.S. House - 28 Adam Schiff Democratic 70%
CA U.S. House - 30 Brad Sherman Democratic 72%
CA U.S. House - 32 Grace Napolitano Democratic 80%
CA U.S. House - 40 Lucille Roybal-Allard Democratic 91%
CA U.S. House - 42 Ken Calvert Republican 16%
CA U.S. House - 43 Maxine Waters Democratic 95%
CA U.S. House - 50 Darrell Issa Republican 26%
CA Supervisor - 1 Hilda Solis 95%
CO U.S. House - 1 Diana DeGette Democratic 95%
CO Commissioner - 2 Scott McInnis 20%
CT U.S. House - 1 John Larson Democratic 78%
CT U.S. House - 3 Rosa DeLauro Democratic 85%
DE U.S. Senate - Sr Tom Carper Democratic 65%
GA U.S. House - 2 Sanford Bishop, Jr. Democratic 58%
IA U.S. Senate - Sr Chuck Grassley Republican 21%
ID U.S. Senate - Sr Mike Crapo Republican 24%
ID U.S. House - 2 Mike Simpson Republican 12%
IL U.S. Senate - Sr Dick Durbin Democratic 91%
IL U.S. House - 1 Bobby Rush Democratic 87%
IL U.S. House - 7 Danny Davis Democratic 89%
IL U.S. House - 9 Jan Schakowsky Democratic 94%
KS U.S. Senate - Sr Jerry Moran Republican 34%
KY U.S. Senate - Sr Mitch McConnell, Jr. Republican 11%
KY U.S. House - 5 Hal Rogers Republican 24%
MA U.S. Senate - Jr Ed Markey Democratic 87%
MA U.S. House - 1 Richard Neal Democratic 75%
MA U.S. House - 2 Jim McGovern Democratic 93%
MA U.S. House - 8 Stephen Lynch Democratic 74%
MD U.S. Senate - Sr Ben Cardin Democratic 70%
MD U.S. House - 5 Steny Hoyer Democratic 75%
ME U.S. Senate - Sr Susan Collins Republican 47%
MI U.S. Senate - Sr Debbie Stabenow Democratic 81%
MI U.S. House - 6 Fred Upton Republican 39%
MN U.S. House - 4 Betty McCollum Democratic 82%
MO U.S. Senate - Sr Roy Blunt Republican 8%
MO U.S. House - 6 Sam Graves Republican 20%
MS U.S. Senate - Sr Roger Wicker Republican 10%
MS U.S. House - 2 Bennie Thompson Democratic 77%
NA President Joe Biden, Jr. Democratic 75%
NA U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services Xavier Becerra 92%
NC U.S. House - 4 David Price Democratic 73%
NJ U.S. Senate - Sr Bob Menendez Democratic 73%
NJ U.S. House - 4 Chris Smith Republican 40%
NJ U.S. House - 6 Frank Pallone, Jr. Democratic 75%
NJ U.S. House - 9 Bill Pascrell, Jr. Democratic 69%
NY U.S. Senate - Sr Chuck Schumer Democratic 85%
NY U.S. House - 5 Gregory Meeks Democratic 80%
NY U.S. House - 7 Nydia Velázquez Democratic 89%
NY U.S. House - 10 Jerry Nadler Democratic 89%
NY U.S. House - 12 Carolyn Maloney Democratic 73%
OH U.S. Senate - Sr Sherrod Brown Democratic 85%
OH U.S. Senate - Jr Rob Portman Republican 21%
OH U.S. House - 1 Steve Chabot Republican 16%
OH U.S. House - 9 Marcy Kaptur Democratic 77%
OH Governor Mike DeWine Republican 35%
OK U.S. Senate - Sr Jim Inhofe Republican 17%
OK U.S. House - 3 Frank Lucas Republican 8%
OR U.S. Senate - Sr Ron Wyden Democratic 78%
OR U.S. House - 3 Earl Blumenauer Democratic 85%
OR U.S. House - 4 Peter DeFazio Democratic 76%
PA U.S. Senate - Jr Pat Toomey Republican 28%
PA U.S. House - 18 Mike Doyle, Jr. Democratic 69%
RI U.S. Senate - Sr Jack Reed Democratic 92%
RI U.S. House - 2 Jim Langevin Democratic 69%
SC U.S. House - 2 Joe Wilson, Sr. Republican 21%
SC U.S. House - 6 Jim Clyburn Democratic 92%
TX U.S. House - 8 Kevin Brady Republican 14%
TX U.S. House - 12 Kay Granger Republican 15%
TX U.S. House - 17 Pete Sessions Republican 8%
TX U.S. House - 18 Sheila Jackson Lee Democratic 94%
TX U.S. House - 30 Eddie Johnson Democratic 83%
TX U.S. House - 35 Lloyd Doggett II Democratic 86%
VA U.S. House - 3 Bobby Scott Democratic 86%
VT U.S. Senate - Sr Patrick Leahy Democratic 91%
VT U.S. Senate - Jr Bernie Sanders Independent 91%
WA U.S. Senate - Sr Patty Murray Democratic 75%
WA U.S. Senate - Jr Maria Cantwell Democratic 76%
WA U.S. House - 2 Rick Larsen Democratic 66%
WA U.S. House - 9 Adam Smith Democratic 64%
WA Governor Jay Inslee Democratic 78%
WI U.S. Senate - Jr Tammy Baldwin Democratic 94%
WI U.S. House - 3 Ron Kind Democratic 70%
WV U.S. Senate - Jr Shelley Capito Republican 44%
Neil Abercrombie 81%
Gary Ackerman 78%
Daniel Akaka, Sr. 84%
Todd Akin 8%
Wayne Allard 15%
George Allen 27%
Thomas Allen 77%
Rob Andrews 67%
State Office Name Party Rating
AL U.S. Senate - Sr Richard Shelby R 32%
AL U.S. House - 4 Robert Aderholt R 25%
AR U.S. Senate - Sr John Boozman R 20%
CA U.S. Senate - Sr Dianne Feinstein D 73%
CA U.S. House - 5 Mike Thompson D 77%
CA U.S. House - 12 Nancy Pelosi D 89%
CA U.S. House - 13 Barbara Lee D 97%
CA U.S. House - 18 Anna Eshoo D 79%
CA U.S. House - 19 Zoe Lofgren D 80%
CA U.S. House - 28 Adam Schiff D 70%
CA U.S. House - 30 Brad Sherman D 72%
CA U.S. House - 32 Grace Napolitano D 80%
CA U.S. House - 40 Lucille Roybal-Allard D 91%
CA U.S. House - 42 Ken Calvert R 16%
CA U.S. House - 43 Maxine Waters D 95%
CA U.S. House - 50 Darrell Issa R 26%
CA Supervisor - 1 Hilda Solis 95%
CO U.S. House - 1 Diana DeGette D 95%
CO Commissioner - 2 Scott McInnis 20%
CT U.S. House - 1 John Larson D 78%
CT U.S. House - 3 Rosa DeLauro D 85%
DE U.S. Senate - Sr Tom Carper D 65%
GA U.S. House - 2 Sanford Bishop, Jr. D 58%
IA U.S. Senate - Sr Chuck Grassley R 21%
ID U.S. Senate - Sr Mike Crapo R 24%
ID U.S. House - 2 Mike Simpson R 12%
IL U.S. Senate - Sr Dick Durbin D 91%
IL U.S. House - 1 Bobby Rush D 87%
IL U.S. House - 7 Danny Davis D 89%
IL U.S. House - 9 Jan Schakowsky D 94%
KS U.S. Senate - Sr Jerry Moran R 34%
KY U.S. Senate - Sr Mitch McConnell, Jr. R 11%
KY U.S. House - 5 Hal Rogers R 24%
MA U.S. Senate - Jr Ed Markey D 87%
MA U.S. House - 1 Richard Neal D 75%
MA U.S. House - 2 Jim McGovern D 93%
MA U.S. House - 8 Stephen Lynch D 74%
MD U.S. Senate - Sr Ben Cardin D 70%
MD U.S. House - 5 Steny Hoyer D 75%
ME U.S. Senate - Sr Susan Collins R 47%
MI U.S. Senate - Sr Debbie Stabenow D 81%
MI U.S. House - 6 Fred Upton R 39%
MN U.S. House - 4 Betty McCollum D 82%
MO U.S. Senate - Sr Roy Blunt R 8%
MO U.S. House - 6 Sam Graves R 20%
MS U.S. Senate - Sr Roger Wicker R 10%
MS U.S. House - 2 Bennie Thompson D 77%
NA President Joe Biden, Jr. D 75%
NA U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services Xavier Becerra 92%
NC U.S. House - 4 David Price D 73%
NJ U.S. Senate - Sr Bob Menendez D 73%
NJ U.S. House - 4 Chris Smith R 40%
NJ U.S. House - 6 Frank Pallone, Jr. D 75%
NJ U.S. House - 9 Bill Pascrell, Jr. D 69%
NY U.S. Senate - Sr Chuck Schumer D 85%
NY U.S. House - 5 Gregory Meeks D 80%
NY U.S. House - 7 Nydia Velázquez D 89%
NY U.S. House - 10 Jerry Nadler D 89%
NY U.S. House - 12 Carolyn Maloney D 73%
OH U.S. Senate - Sr Sherrod Brown D 85%
OH U.S. Senate - Jr Rob Portman R 21%
OH U.S. House - 1 Steve Chabot R 16%
OH U.S. House - 9 Marcy Kaptur D 77%
OH Governor Mike DeWine R 35%
OK U.S. Senate - Sr Jim Inhofe R 17%
OK U.S. House - 3 Frank Lucas R 8%
OR U.S. Senate - Sr Ron Wyden D 78%
OR U.S. House - 3 Earl Blumenauer D 85%
OR U.S. House - 4 Peter DeFazio D 76%
PA U.S. Senate - Jr Pat Toomey R 28%
PA U.S. House - 18 Mike Doyle, Jr. D 69%
RI U.S. Senate - Sr Jack Reed D 92%
RI U.S. House - 2 Jim Langevin D 69%
SC U.S. House - 2 Joe Wilson, Sr. R 21%
SC U.S. House - 6 Jim Clyburn D 92%
TX U.S. House - 8 Kevin Brady R 14%
TX U.S. House - 12 Kay Granger R 15%
TX U.S. House - 17 Pete Sessions R 8%
TX U.S. House - 18 Sheila Jackson Lee D 94%
TX U.S. House - 30 Eddie Johnson D 83%
TX U.S. House - 35 Lloyd Doggett II D 86%
VA U.S. House - 3 Bobby Scott D 86%
VT U.S. Senate - Sr Patrick Leahy D 91%
VT U.S. Senate - Jr Bernie Sanders I 91%
WA U.S. Senate - Sr Patty Murray D 75%
WA U.S. Senate - Jr Maria Cantwell D 76%
WA U.S. House - 2 Rick Larsen D 66%
WA U.S. House - 9 Adam Smith D 64%
WA Governor Jay Inslee D 78%
WI U.S. Senate - Jr Tammy Baldwin D 94%
WI U.S. House - 3 Ron Kind D 70%
WV U.S. Senate - Jr Shelley Capito R 44%
Neil Abercrombie 81%
Gary Ackerman 78%
Daniel Akaka, Sr. 84%
Todd Akin 8%
Wayne Allard 15%
George Allen 27%
Thomas Allen 77%
Rob Andrews 67%
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