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State Office Name Party Rating
AK U.S. Senate - Sr Lisa Murkowski Republican 0%
AK U.S. House - At-Large Donald Young Republican 38%
AL U.S. Senate - Sr Richard Shelby Republican 0%
AL U.S. House - 3 Mike Rogers Republican 17%
AL U.S. House - 4 Robert Aderholt Republican 4%
AR U.S. Senate - Sr John Boozman Republican 34%
AZ U.S. House - 3 Raul Grijalva Democratic 98%
CA U.S. Senate - Sr Dianne Feinstein Democratic 61%
CA U.S. House - 5 Mike Thompson Democratic 83%
CA U.S. House - 12 Nancy Pelosi Democratic 81%
CA U.S. House - 13 Barbara Lee Democratic 98%
CA U.S. House - 18 Anna Eshoo Democratic 79%
CA U.S. House - 19 Zoe Lofgren Democratic 85%
CA U.S. House - 22 Devin Nunes Republican 22%
CA U.S. House - 28 Adam Schiff Democratic 62%
CA U.S. House - 30 Brad Sherman Democratic 71%
CA U.S. House - 32 Grace Napolitano Democratic 85%
CA U.S. House - 38 Linda Sánchez Democratic 83%
CA U.S. House - 40 Lucille Roybal-Allard Democratic 82%
CA U.S. House - 42 Ken Calvert Republican 25%
CA U.S. House - 43 Maxine Waters Democratic 98%
CA U.S. House - 53 Susan Davis Democratic 72%
CA Attorney General Xavier Becerra Democratic 88%
CA Supervisor - 1 Hilda Solis 98%
CO U.S. House - 1 Diana DeGette Democratic 89%
CT U.S. House - 1 John Larson Democratic 94%
CT U.S. House - 3 Rosa DeLauro Democratic 87%
DE U.S. Senate - Sr Tom Carper Democratic 64%
FL U.S. House - 20 Alcee Hastings, Sr. Democratic 74%
FL U.S. House - 25 Mario Diaz-Balart Republican 17%
GA U.S. House - 2 Sanford Bishop, Jr. Democratic 57%
GA U.S. House - 13 David Scott Democratic 62%
HI U.S. House - 1 Edward Case Democratic 58%
IA U.S. Senate - Sr Chuck Grassley Republican 33%
IA U.S. House - 4 Steve King Republican 10%
ID U.S. Senate - Sr Mike Crapo Republican 0%
ID U.S. House - 2 Mike Simpson Republican 17%
IL U.S. Senate - Sr Dick Durbin Democratic 95%
IL U.S. House - 1 Bobby Rush Democratic 91%
IL U.S. House - 7 Danny Davis Democratic 89%
IL U.S. House - 9 Jan Schakowsky Democratic 97%
IL U.S. House - 15 John Shimkus Republican 45%
IN U.S. House - 1 Pete Visclosky Democratic 82%
KS U.S. Senate - Sr Pat Roberts Republican 0%
KS U.S. Senate - Jr Jerry Moran Republican 47%
KY U.S. Senate - Sr Mitch McConnell, Jr. Republican 0%
KY U.S. House - 5 Hal Rogers Republican 25%
MA U.S. Senate - Jr Ed Markey Democratic 91%
MA U.S. House - 1 Richard Neal Democratic 83%
MA U.S. House - 2 Jim McGovern Democratic 94%
MA U.S. House - 8 Stephen Lynch Democratic 68%
MD U.S. Senate - Sr Ben Cardin Democratic 62%
MD U.S. Senate - Jr Chris Van Hollen, Jr. Democratic 81%
MD U.S. House - 2 Dutch Ruppersberger Democratic 67%
MD U.S. House - 5 Steny Hoyer Democratic 71%
ME U.S. Senate - Sr Susan Collins Republican 43%
MI U.S. Senate - Sr Debbie Stabenow Democratic 82%
MI U.S. House - 6 Fred Upton Republican 45%
MN U.S. House - 4 Betty McCollum Democratic 94%
MN U.S. House - 7 Collin Peterson Democratic 55%
MO U.S. Senate - Sr Roy Blunt Republican 14%
MO U.S. House - 1 Lacy Clay, Jr. Democratic 84%
MO U.S. House - 6 Sam Graves Republican 47%
MS U.S. Senate - Sr Roger Wicker Republican 24%
MS U.S. House - 2 Bennie Thompson Democratic 80%
NA Vice President Mike Pence Republican 4%
NC U.S. House - 4 David Price Democratic 65%
NH State Senate - 3 Jeb Bradley Republican 39%
NJ U.S. Senate - Sr Bob Menendez Democratic 68%
NJ U.S. House - 4 Chris Smith Republican 42%
NJ U.S. House - 6 Frank Pallone, Jr. Democratic 74%
NJ U.S. House - 9 Bill Pascrell, Jr. Democratic 68%
NM U.S. Senate - Sr Tom Udall Democratic 79%
NY U.S. Senate - Sr Chuck Schumer Democratic 75%
NY U.S. House - 2 Pete King Republican 8%
NY U.S. House - 5 Gregory Meeks Democratic 84%
NY U.S. House - 7 Nydia Velázquez Democratic 98%
NY U.S. House - 10 Jerry Nadler Democratic 94%
NY U.S. House - 12 Carolyn Maloney Democratic 87%
NY U.S. House - 15 José Serrano Democratic 97%
NY U.S. House - 16 Eliot Engel Democratic 64%
NY U.S. House - 17 Nita Lowey Democratic 61%
OH U.S. Senate - Sr Sherrod Brown Democratic 81%
OH U.S. Senate - Jr Rob Portman Republican 32%
OH U.S. House - 1 Steve Chabot Republican 17%
OH U.S. House - 9 Marcia Kaptur Democratic 80%
OH U.S. House - 10 Mike Turner Republican 25%
OH U.S. House - 13 Tim Ryan Democratic 83%
OH Governor Mike DeWine Republican 47%
OK U.S. Senate - Sr Jim Inhofe Republican 0%
OK U.S. House - 3 Frank Lucas Republican 25%
OK U.S. House - 4 Tom Cole Republican 25%
OR U.S. Senate - Sr Ron Wyden Democratic 75%
OR U.S. House - 2 Greg Walden Republican 34%
OR U.S. House - 3 Earl Blumenauer Democratic 93%
OR U.S. House - 4 Peter DeFazio Democratic 65%
PA U.S. House - 18 Mike Doyle, Jr. Democratic 74%
RI U.S. Senate - Sr Jack Reed Democratic 95%
RI U.S. House - 2 Jim Langevin Democratic 65%
SC U.S. Senate - Sr Lindsey Graham Republican 43%
State Office Name Party Rating
AK U.S. Senate - Sr Lisa Murkowski R 0%
AK U.S. House - At-Large Donald Young R 38%
AL U.S. Senate - Sr Richard Shelby R 0%
AL U.S. House - 3 Mike Rogers R 17%
AL U.S. House - 4 Robert Aderholt R 4%
AR U.S. Senate - Sr John Boozman R 34%
AZ U.S. House - 3 Raul Grijalva D 98%
CA U.S. Senate - Sr Dianne Feinstein D 61%
CA U.S. House - 5 Mike Thompson D 83%
CA U.S. House - 12 Nancy Pelosi D 81%
CA U.S. House - 13 Barbara Lee D 98%
CA U.S. House - 18 Anna Eshoo D 79%
CA U.S. House - 19 Zoe Lofgren D 85%
CA U.S. House - 22 Devin Nunes R 22%
CA U.S. House - 28 Adam Schiff D 62%
CA U.S. House - 30 Brad Sherman D 71%
CA U.S. House - 32 Grace Napolitano D 85%
CA U.S. House - 38 Linda Sánchez D 83%
CA U.S. House - 40 Lucille Roybal-Allard D 82%
CA U.S. House - 42 Ken Calvert R 25%
CA U.S. House - 43 Maxine Waters D 98%
CA U.S. House - 53 Susan Davis D 72%
CA Attorney General Xavier Becerra D 88%
CA Supervisor - 1 Hilda Solis 98%
CO U.S. House - 1 Diana DeGette D 89%
CT U.S. House - 1 John Larson D 94%
CT U.S. House - 3 Rosa DeLauro D 87%
DE U.S. Senate - Sr Tom Carper D 64%
FL U.S. House - 20 Alcee Hastings, Sr. D 74%
FL U.S. House - 25 Mario Diaz-Balart R 17%
GA U.S. House - 2 Sanford Bishop, Jr. D 57%
GA U.S. House - 13 David Scott D 62%
HI U.S. House - 1 Edward Case D 58%
IA U.S. Senate - Sr Chuck Grassley R 33%
IA U.S. House - 4 Steve King R 10%
ID U.S. Senate - Sr Mike Crapo R 0%
ID U.S. House - 2 Mike Simpson R 17%
IL U.S. Senate - Sr Dick Durbin D 95%
IL U.S. House - 1 Bobby Rush D 91%
IL U.S. House - 7 Danny Davis D 89%
IL U.S. House - 9 Jan Schakowsky D 97%
IL U.S. House - 15 John Shimkus R 45%
IN U.S. House - 1 Pete Visclosky D 82%
KS U.S. Senate - Sr Pat Roberts R 0%
KS U.S. Senate - Jr Jerry Moran R 47%
KY U.S. Senate - Sr Mitch McConnell, Jr. R 0%
KY U.S. House - 5 Hal Rogers R 25%
MA U.S. Senate - Jr Ed Markey D 91%
MA U.S. House - 1 Richard Neal D 83%
MA U.S. House - 2 Jim McGovern D 94%
MA U.S. House - 8 Stephen Lynch D 68%
MD U.S. Senate - Sr Ben Cardin D 62%
MD U.S. Senate - Jr Chris Van Hollen, Jr. D 81%
MD U.S. House - 2 Dutch Ruppersberger D 67%
MD U.S. House - 5 Steny Hoyer D 71%
ME U.S. Senate - Sr Susan Collins R 43%
MI U.S. Senate - Sr Debbie Stabenow D 82%
MI U.S. House - 6 Fred Upton R 45%
MN U.S. House - 4 Betty McCollum D 94%
MN U.S. House - 7 Collin Peterson D 55%
MO U.S. Senate - Sr Roy Blunt R 14%
MO U.S. House - 1 Lacy Clay, Jr. D 84%
MO U.S. House - 6 Sam Graves R 47%
MS U.S. Senate - Sr Roger Wicker R 24%
MS U.S. House - 2 Bennie Thompson D 80%
NA Vice President Mike Pence R 4%
NC U.S. House - 4 David Price D 65%
NH State Senate - 3 Jeb Bradley R 39%
NJ U.S. Senate - Sr Bob Menendez D 68%
NJ U.S. House - 4 Chris Smith R 42%
NJ U.S. House - 6 Frank Pallone, Jr. D 74%
NJ U.S. House - 9 Bill Pascrell, Jr. D 68%
NM U.S. Senate - Sr Tom Udall D 79%
NY U.S. Senate - Sr Chuck Schumer D 75%
NY U.S. House - 2 Pete King R 8%
NY U.S. House - 5 Gregory Meeks D 84%
NY U.S. House - 7 Nydia Velázquez D 98%
NY U.S. House - 10 Jerry Nadler D 94%
NY U.S. House - 12 Carolyn Maloney D 87%
NY U.S. House - 15 José Serrano D 97%
NY U.S. House - 16 Eliot Engel D 64%
NY U.S. House - 17 Nita Lowey D 61%
OH U.S. Senate - Sr Sherrod Brown D 81%
OH U.S. Senate - Jr Rob Portman R 32%
OH U.S. House - 1 Steve Chabot R 17%
OH U.S. House - 9 Marcia Kaptur D 80%
OH U.S. House - 10 Mike Turner R 25%
OH U.S. House - 13 Tim Ryan D 83%
OH Governor Mike DeWine R 47%
OK U.S. Senate - Sr Jim Inhofe R 0%
OK U.S. House - 3 Frank Lucas R 25%
OK U.S. House - 4 Tom Cole R 25%
OR U.S. Senate - Sr Ron Wyden D 75%
OR U.S. House - 2 Greg Walden R 34%
OR U.S. House - 3 Earl Blumenauer D 93%
OR U.S. House - 4 Peter DeFazio D 65%
PA U.S. House - 18 Mike Doyle, Jr. D 74%
RI U.S. Senate - Sr Jack Reed D 95%
RI U.S. House - 2 Jim Langevin D 65%
SC U.S. Senate - Sr Lindsey Graham R 43%
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