Rating Group: National Journal

2004 Liberal on Social Policy Score

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State Office Name Party Rating
AK U.S. Senate - Sr Lisa Murkowski Republican 37%
AK U.S. House - At-Large Donald Young Republican 30%
AL U.S. Senate - Sr Richard Shelby Republican 16%
AL U.S. House - 3 Mike Rogers Republican 25%
AL U.S. House - 4 Robert Aderholt Republican 0%
AR U.S. Senate - Sr John Boozman Republican 0%
AZ U.S. House - 3 Raul Grijalva Democratic 88%
CA U.S. Senate - Sr Dianne Feinstein Democratic 82%
CA U.S. House - 5 Mike Thompson Democratic 86%
CA U.S. House - 12 Nancy Pelosi Democratic 88%
CA U.S. House - 13 Barbara Lee Democratic 88%
CA U.S. House - 18 Anna Eshoo Democratic 86%
CA U.S. House - 19 Zoe Lofgren Democratic 88%
CA U.S. House - 28 Adam Schiff Democratic 73%
CA U.S. House - 30 Brad Sherman Democratic 84%
CA U.S. House - 32 Grace Napolitano Democratic 84%
CA U.S. House - 38 Linda Sánchez Democratic 83%
CA U.S. House - 40 Lucille Roybal-Allard Democratic 88%
CA U.S. House - 42 Ken Calvert Republican 31%
CA U.S. House - 43 Maxine Waters Democratic 88%
CA U.S. House - 50 Darrell Issa Republican 25%
CA Supervisor - 1 Hilda Solis 88%
CO U.S. House - 1 Diana DeGette Democratic 88%
CT U.S. House - 1 John Larson Democratic 76%
CT U.S. House - 3 Rosa DeLauro Democratic 86%
DE U.S. Senate - Sr Tom Carper Democratic 70%
FL U.S. House - 25 Mario Diaz-Balart Republican 47%
GA U.S. House - 2 Sanford Bishop, Jr. Democratic 61%
GA U.S. House - 13 David Scott Democratic 66%
HI U.S. House - 1 Edward Case Democratic 64%
IA U.S. Senate - Sr Chuck Grassley Republican 19%
ID U.S. Senate - Sr Mike Crapo Republican 0%
ID U.S. House - 2 Mike Simpson Republican 42%
IL U.S. Senate - Sr Dick Durbin Democratic 82%
IL U.S. House - 1 Bobby Rush Democratic 88%
IL U.S. House - 7 Danny Davis Democratic 88%
IL U.S. House - 9 Jan Schakowsky Democratic 88%
KS U.S. Senate - Sr Jerry Moran Republican 27%
KY U.S. Senate - Sr Mitch McConnell, Jr. Republican 19%
KY U.S. House - 5 Hal Rogers Republican 19%
MA U.S. Senate - Jr Ed Markey Democratic 88%
MA U.S. House - 1 Richard Neal Democratic 76%
MA U.S. House - 2 Jim McGovern Democratic 88%
MA U.S. House - 8 Stephen Lynch Democratic 66%
MD U.S. Senate - Sr Ben Cardin Democratic 73%
MD U.S. Senate - Jr Chris Van Hollen, Jr. Democratic 84%
MD U.S. House - 2 Dutch Ruppersberger Democratic 66%
MD U.S. House - 5 Steny Hoyer Democratic 78%
ME U.S. Senate - Sr Susan Collins Republican 49%
ME Councilor - Ward 3 Mike Michaud 64%
MI U.S. Senate - Sr Debbie Stabenow Democratic 82%
MI U.S. House - 6 Fred Upton Republican 25%
MN U.S. House - 4 Betty McCollum Democratic 76%
MO U.S. Senate - Sr Roy Blunt Republican 36%
MO U.S. House - 6 Sam Graves Republican 24%
MS U.S. Senate - Sr Roger Wicker Republican 9%
MS U.S. House - 2 Bennie Thompson Democratic 65%
NA President Joe Biden, Jr. Democratic 69%
NA U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services Xavier Becerra 84%
NC U.S. House - 4 David Price Democratic 78%
NH State Senate - 3 Jeb Bradley Republican 40%
NJ U.S. Senate - Sr Bob Menendez Democratic 71%
NJ U.S. House - 4 Chris Smith Republican 48%
NJ U.S. House - 6 Frank Pallone, Jr. Democratic 78%
NJ U.S. House - 9 Bill Pascrell, Jr. Democratic 75%
NY U.S. Senate - Sr Chuck Schumer Democratic 77%
NY U.S. House - 5 Gregory Meeks Democratic 81%
NY U.S. House - 7 Nydia Velázquez Democratic 88%
NY U.S. House - 10 Jerry Nadler Democratic 88%
NY U.S. House - 12 Carolyn Maloney Democratic 86%
OH U.S. Senate - Sr Sherrod Brown Democratic 85%
OH U.S. Senate - Jr Rob Portman Republican 39%
OH U.S. House - 1 Steve Chabot Republican 9%
OH U.S. House - 9 Marcia Kaptur Democratic 65%
OH U.S. House - 10 Mike Turner Republican 34%
OH U.S. House - 13 Tim Ryan Democratic 58%
OH Governor Mike DeWine Republican 49%
OK U.S. Senate - Sr Jim Inhofe Republican 0%
OK U.S. House - 3 Frank Lucas Republican 23%
OK U.S. House - 4 Tom Cole Republican 30%
OR U.S. Senate - Sr Ron Wyden Democratic 82%
OR U.S. House - 3 Earl Blumenauer Democratic 88%
OR U.S. House - 4 Peter DeFazio Democratic 62%
PA U.S. House - 18 Mike Doyle, Jr. Democratic 63%
RI U.S. Senate - Sr Jack Reed Democratic 82%
RI U.S. House - 2 Jim Langevin Democratic 59%
SC U.S. Senate - Sr Lindsey Graham Republican 0%
SC U.S. House - 2 Joe Wilson, Sr. Republican 20%
SC U.S. House - 6 Jim Clyburn Democratic 66%
TN U.S. Senate - Sr Marsha Blackburn Republican 0%
TN U.S. House - 5 Jim Cooper Democratic 60%
TX U.S. Senate - Sr John Cornyn Republican 0%
TX U.S. House - 8 Kevin Brady Republican 17%
TX U.S. House - 12 Kay Granger Republican 34%
TX U.S. House - 17 Pete Sessions Republican 9%
TX U.S. House - 18 Sheila Jackson Lee Democratic 82%
TX U.S. House - 26 Michael Burgess Republican 9%
TX U.S. House - 30 Eddie Johnson Democratic 82%
TX U.S. House - 31 John Carter Republican 9%
TX U.S. House - 35 Lloyd Doggett II Democratic 77%
State Office Name Party Rating
AK U.S. Senate - Sr Lisa Murkowski R 37%
AK U.S. House - At-Large Donald Young R 30%
AL U.S. Senate - Sr Richard Shelby R 16%
AL U.S. House - 3 Mike Rogers R 25%
AL U.S. House - 4 Robert Aderholt R 0%
AR U.S. Senate - Sr John Boozman R 0%
AZ U.S. House - 3 Raul Grijalva D 88%
CA U.S. Senate - Sr Dianne Feinstein D 82%
CA U.S. House - 5 Mike Thompson D 86%
CA U.S. House - 12 Nancy Pelosi D 88%
CA U.S. House - 13 Barbara Lee D 88%
CA U.S. House - 18 Anna Eshoo D 86%
CA U.S. House - 19 Zoe Lofgren D 88%
CA U.S. House - 28 Adam Schiff D 73%
CA U.S. House - 30 Brad Sherman D 84%
CA U.S. House - 32 Grace Napolitano D 84%
CA U.S. House - 38 Linda Sánchez D 83%
CA U.S. House - 40 Lucille Roybal-Allard D 88%
CA U.S. House - 42 Ken Calvert R 31%
CA U.S. House - 43 Maxine Waters D 88%
CA U.S. House - 50 Darrell Issa R 25%
CA Supervisor - 1 Hilda Solis 88%
CO U.S. House - 1 Diana DeGette D 88%
CT U.S. House - 1 John Larson D 76%
CT U.S. House - 3 Rosa DeLauro D 86%
DE U.S. Senate - Sr Tom Carper D 70%
FL U.S. House - 25 Mario Diaz-Balart R 47%
GA U.S. House - 2 Sanford Bishop, Jr. D 61%
GA U.S. House - 13 David Scott D 66%
HI U.S. House - 1 Edward Case D 64%
IA U.S. Senate - Sr Chuck Grassley R 19%
ID U.S. Senate - Sr Mike Crapo R 0%
ID U.S. House - 2 Mike Simpson R 42%
IL U.S. Senate - Sr Dick Durbin D 82%
IL U.S. House - 1 Bobby Rush D 88%
IL U.S. House - 7 Danny Davis D 88%
IL U.S. House - 9 Jan Schakowsky D 88%
KS U.S. Senate - Sr Jerry Moran R 27%
KY U.S. Senate - Sr Mitch McConnell, Jr. R 19%
KY U.S. House - 5 Hal Rogers R 19%
MA U.S. Senate - Jr Ed Markey D 88%
MA U.S. House - 1 Richard Neal D 76%
MA U.S. House - 2 Jim McGovern D 88%
MA U.S. House - 8 Stephen Lynch D 66%
MD U.S. Senate - Sr Ben Cardin D 73%
MD U.S. Senate - Jr Chris Van Hollen, Jr. D 84%
MD U.S. House - 2 Dutch Ruppersberger D 66%
MD U.S. House - 5 Steny Hoyer D 78%
ME U.S. Senate - Sr Susan Collins R 49%
ME Councilor - Ward 3 Mike Michaud 64%
MI U.S. Senate - Sr Debbie Stabenow D 82%
MI U.S. House - 6 Fred Upton R 25%
MN U.S. House - 4 Betty McCollum D 76%
MO U.S. Senate - Sr Roy Blunt R 36%
MO U.S. House - 6 Sam Graves R 24%
MS U.S. Senate - Sr Roger Wicker R 9%
MS U.S. House - 2 Bennie Thompson D 65%
NA President Joe Biden, Jr. D 69%
NA U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services Xavier Becerra 84%
NC U.S. House - 4 David Price D 78%
NH State Senate - 3 Jeb Bradley R 40%
NJ U.S. Senate - Sr Bob Menendez D 71%
NJ U.S. House - 4 Chris Smith R 48%
NJ U.S. House - 6 Frank Pallone, Jr. D 78%
NJ U.S. House - 9 Bill Pascrell, Jr. D 75%
NY U.S. Senate - Sr Chuck Schumer D 77%
NY U.S. House - 5 Gregory Meeks D 81%
NY U.S. House - 7 Nydia Velázquez D 88%
NY U.S. House - 10 Jerry Nadler D 88%
NY U.S. House - 12 Carolyn Maloney D 86%
OH U.S. Senate - Sr Sherrod Brown D 85%
OH U.S. Senate - Jr Rob Portman R 39%
OH U.S. House - 1 Steve Chabot R 9%
OH U.S. House - 9 Marcia Kaptur D 65%
OH U.S. House - 10 Mike Turner R 34%
OH U.S. House - 13 Tim Ryan D 58%
OH Governor Mike DeWine R 49%
OK U.S. Senate - Sr Jim Inhofe R 0%
OK U.S. House - 3 Frank Lucas R 23%
OK U.S. House - 4 Tom Cole R 30%
OR U.S. Senate - Sr Ron Wyden D 82%
OR U.S. House - 3 Earl Blumenauer D 88%
OR U.S. House - 4 Peter DeFazio D 62%
PA U.S. House - 18 Mike Doyle, Jr. D 63%
RI U.S. Senate - Sr Jack Reed D 82%
RI U.S. House - 2 Jim Langevin D 59%
SC U.S. Senate - Sr Lindsey Graham R 0%
SC U.S. House - 2 Joe Wilson, Sr. R 20%
SC U.S. House - 6 Jim Clyburn D 66%
TN U.S. Senate - Sr Marsha Blackburn R 0%
TN U.S. House - 5 Jim Cooper D 60%
TX U.S. Senate - Sr John Cornyn R 0%
TX U.S. House - 8 Kevin Brady R 17%
TX U.S. House - 12 Kay Granger R 34%
TX U.S. House - 17 Pete Sessions R 9%
TX U.S. House - 18 Sheila Jackson Lee D 82%
TX U.S. House - 26 Michael Burgess R 9%
TX U.S. House - 30 Eddie Johnson D 82%
TX U.S. House - 31 John Carter R 9%
TX U.S. House - 35 Lloyd Doggett II D 77%
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