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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 0%
AL U.S. Senate - Sr Richard Shelby Republican 36%
AL U.S. House - 3 Mike Rogers Republican 29%
AL U.S. House - 4 Robert Aderholt Republican 23%
AR U.S. Senate - Sr John Boozman Republican 47%
AZ U.S. House - 3 Raul Grijalva Democratic 96%
CA U.S. Senate - Sr Dianne Feinstein Democratic 76%
CA U.S. House - 5 Mike Thompson Democratic 78%
CA U.S. House - 6 Doris Matsui Democratic 84%
CA U.S. House - 12 Nancy Pelosi Democratic 82%
CA U.S. House - 13 Barbara Lee Democratic 96%
CA U.S. House - 16 Jim Costa Democratic 60%
CA U.S. House - 18 Anna Eshoo Democratic 76%
CA U.S. House - 19 Zoe Lofgren Democratic 85%
CA U.S. House - 22 Devin Nunes Republican 11%
CA U.S. House - 28 Adam Schiff Democratic 61%
CA U.S. House - 30 Brad Sherman Democratic 76%
CA U.S. House - 32 Grace Napolitano Democratic 87%
CA U.S. House - 38 Linda Sánchez Democratic 94%
CA U.S. House - 40 Lucille Roybal-Allard Democratic 80%
CA U.S. House - 42 Ken Calvert Republican 0%
CA U.S. House - 43 Maxine Waters Democratic 87%
CA U.S. House - 53 Susan Davis Democratic 66%
CA Attorney General Xavier Becerra Democratic 91%
CA Supervisor - 1 Hilda Solis 94%
CO U.S. House - 1 Diana DeGette Democratic 81%
CT U.S. House - 1 John Larson Democratic 83%
CT U.S. House - 3 Rosa DeLauro Democratic 79%
DE U.S. Senate - Sr Tom Carper Democratic 76%
FL U.S. House - 20 Alcee Hastings, Sr. Democratic 73%
FL U.S. House - 23 Debbie Wasserman Schultz Democratic 72%
FL U.S. House - 25 Mario Diaz-Balart Republican 0%
GA U.S. House - 2 Sanford Bishop, Jr. Democratic 57%
GA U.S. House - 13 David Scott Democratic 64%
HI U.S. House - 1 Edward Case Democratic 54%
IA U.S. Senate - Sr Chuck Grassley Republican 0%
IA U.S. House - 4 Steve King Republican 0%
ID U.S. Senate - Sr Mike Crapo Republican 43%
ID U.S. House - 2 Mike Simpson Republican 23%
IL U.S. Senate - Sr Dick Durbin Democratic 86%
IL U.S. House - 1 Bobby Rush Democratic 90%
IL U.S. House - 3 Dan Lipinski Democratic 65%
IL U.S. House - 7 Danny Davis Democratic 94%
IL U.S. House - 9 Jan Schakowsky Democratic 96%
IL U.S. House - 15 John Shimkus Republican 42%
IN U.S. House - 1 Pete Visclosky Democratic 74%
KS U.S. Senate - Sr Pat Roberts Republican 26%
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 17%
MA U.S. Senate - Jr Ed Markey Democratic 91%
MA U.S. House - 1 Richard Neal Democratic 85%
MA U.S. House - 2 Jim McGovern Democratic 96%
MA U.S. House - 8 Stephen Lynch Democratic 71%
MD U.S. Senate - Sr Ben Cardin Democratic 67%
MD U.S. Senate - Jr Chris Van Hollen, Jr. Democratic 85%
MD U.S. House - 2 Dutch Ruppersberger Democratic 63%
MD U.S. House - 5 Steny Hoyer Democratic 65%
ME U.S. Senate - Sr Susan Collins Republican 51%
MI U.S. Senate - Sr Debbie Stabenow Democratic 90%
MI U.S. House - 6 Fred Upton Republican 48%
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 89%
MO U.S. House - 5 Emanuel Cleaver II Democratic 81%
MO U.S. House - 6 Sam Graves Republican 39%
MS U.S. Senate - Sr Roger Wicker Republican 23%
MS U.S. House - 2 Bennie Thompson Democratic 81%
NA Vice President Mike Pence Republican 16%
NC U.S. Senate - Sr Richard Burr Republican 26%
NC U.S. House - 1 G.K. Butterfield, Jr. Democratic 59%
NC U.S. House - 4 David Price Democratic 79%
NC U.S. House - 5 Virginia Foxx Republican 17%
NC U.S. House - 10 Patrick McHenry Republican 17%
NE U.S. House - 1 Jeff Fortenberry Republican 23%
NH State Senate - 3 Jeb Bradley Republican 23%
NJ U.S. House - 4 Chris Smith Republican 33%
NJ U.S. House - 6 Frank Pallone, Jr. Democratic 77%
NJ U.S. House - 9 Bill Pascrell, Jr. Democratic 75%
NM U.S. Senate - Sr Tom Udall Democratic 84%
NY U.S. Senate - Sr Chuck Schumer Democratic 66%
NY U.S. House - 2 Pete King Republican 23%
NY U.S. House - 5 Gregory Meeks Democratic 85%
NY U.S. House - 7 Nydia Velázquez Democratic 94%
NY U.S. House - 10 Jerry Nadler Democratic 90%
NY U.S. House - 12 Carolyn Maloney Democratic 79%
NY U.S. House - 15 José Serrano Democratic 96%
NY U.S. House - 16 Eliot Engel Democratic 61%
NY U.S. House - 17 Nita Lowey Democratic 74%
NY U.S. House - 26 Brian Higgins Democratic 65%
OH U.S. Senate - Sr Sherrod Brown Democratic 90%
OH U.S. House - 1 Steve Chabot Republican 0%
OH U.S. House - 9 Marcia Kaptur Democratic 80%
OH U.S. House - 10 Mike Turner Republican 23%
OH U.S. House - 13 Tim Ryan Democratic 71%
OH Governor Mike DeWine Republican 26%
OK U.S. Senate - Sr Jim Inhofe Republican 0%
OK U.S. House - 3 Frank Lucas Republican 0%
State Office Name Party Rating
AK U.S. Senate - Sr Lisa Murkowski R 0%
AK U.S. House - At-Large Donald Young R 0%
AL U.S. Senate - Sr Richard Shelby R 36%
AL U.S. House - 3 Mike Rogers R 29%
AL U.S. House - 4 Robert Aderholt R 23%
AR U.S. Senate - Sr John Boozman R 47%
AZ U.S. House - 3 Raul Grijalva D 96%
CA U.S. Senate - Sr Dianne Feinstein D 76%
CA U.S. House - 5 Mike Thompson D 78%
CA U.S. House - 6 Doris Matsui D 84%
CA U.S. House - 12 Nancy Pelosi D 82%
CA U.S. House - 13 Barbara Lee D 96%
CA U.S. House - 16 Jim Costa D 60%
CA U.S. House - 18 Anna Eshoo D 76%
CA U.S. House - 19 Zoe Lofgren D 85%
CA U.S. House - 22 Devin Nunes R 11%
CA U.S. House - 28 Adam Schiff D 61%
CA U.S. House - 30 Brad Sherman D 76%
CA U.S. House - 32 Grace Napolitano D 87%
CA U.S. House - 38 Linda Sánchez D 94%
CA U.S. House - 40 Lucille Roybal-Allard D 80%
CA U.S. House - 42 Ken Calvert R 0%
CA U.S. House - 43 Maxine Waters D 87%
CA U.S. House - 53 Susan Davis D 66%
CA Attorney General Xavier Becerra D 91%
CA Supervisor - 1 Hilda Solis 94%
CO U.S. House - 1 Diana DeGette D 81%
CT U.S. House - 1 John Larson D 83%
CT U.S. House - 3 Rosa DeLauro D 79%
DE U.S. Senate - Sr Tom Carper D 76%
FL U.S. House - 20 Alcee Hastings, Sr. D 73%
FL U.S. House - 23 Debbie Wasserman Schultz D 72%
FL U.S. House - 25 Mario Diaz-Balart R 0%
GA U.S. House - 2 Sanford Bishop, Jr. D 57%
GA U.S. House - 13 David Scott D 64%
HI U.S. House - 1 Edward Case D 54%
IA U.S. Senate - Sr Chuck Grassley R 0%
IA U.S. House - 4 Steve King R 0%
ID U.S. Senate - Sr Mike Crapo R 43%
ID U.S. House - 2 Mike Simpson R 23%
IL U.S. Senate - Sr Dick Durbin D 86%
IL U.S. House - 1 Bobby Rush D 90%
IL U.S. House - 3 Dan Lipinski D 65%
IL U.S. House - 7 Danny Davis D 94%
IL U.S. House - 9 Jan Schakowsky D 96%
IL U.S. House - 15 John Shimkus R 42%
IN U.S. House - 1 Pete Visclosky D 74%
KS U.S. Senate - Sr Pat Roberts R 26%
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 17%
MA U.S. Senate - Jr Ed Markey D 91%
MA U.S. House - 1 Richard Neal D 85%
MA U.S. House - 2 Jim McGovern D 96%
MA U.S. House - 8 Stephen Lynch D 71%
MD U.S. Senate - Sr Ben Cardin D 67%
MD U.S. Senate - Jr Chris Van Hollen, Jr. D 85%
MD U.S. House - 2 Dutch Ruppersberger D 63%
MD U.S. House - 5 Steny Hoyer D 65%
ME U.S. Senate - Sr Susan Collins R 51%
MI U.S. Senate - Sr Debbie Stabenow D 90%
MI U.S. House - 6 Fred Upton R 48%
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 89%
MO U.S. House - 5 Emanuel Cleaver II D 81%
MO U.S. House - 6 Sam Graves R 39%
MS U.S. Senate - Sr Roger Wicker R 23%
MS U.S. House - 2 Bennie Thompson D 81%
NA Vice President Mike Pence R 16%
NC U.S. Senate - Sr Richard Burr R 26%
NC U.S. House - 1 G.K. Butterfield, Jr. D 59%
NC U.S. House - 4 David Price D 79%
NC U.S. House - 5 Virginia Foxx R 17%
NC U.S. House - 10 Patrick McHenry R 17%
NE U.S. House - 1 Jeff Fortenberry R 23%
NH State Senate - 3 Jeb Bradley R 23%
NJ U.S. House - 4 Chris Smith R 33%
NJ U.S. House - 6 Frank Pallone, Jr. D 77%
NJ U.S. House - 9 Bill Pascrell, Jr. D 75%
NM U.S. Senate - Sr Tom Udall D 84%
NY U.S. Senate - Sr Chuck Schumer D 66%
NY U.S. House - 2 Pete King R 23%
NY U.S. House - 5 Gregory Meeks D 85%
NY U.S. House - 7 Nydia Velázquez D 94%
NY U.S. House - 10 Jerry Nadler D 90%
NY U.S. House - 12 Carolyn Maloney D 79%
NY U.S. House - 15 José Serrano D 96%
NY U.S. House - 16 Eliot Engel D 61%
NY U.S. House - 17 Nita Lowey D 74%
NY U.S. House - 26 Brian Higgins D 65%
OH U.S. Senate - Sr Sherrod Brown D 90%
OH U.S. House - 1 Steve Chabot R 0%
OH U.S. House - 9 Marcia Kaptur D 80%
OH U.S. House - 10 Mike Turner R 23%
OH U.S. House - 13 Tim Ryan D 71%
OH Governor Mike DeWine R 26%
OK U.S. Senate - Sr Jim Inhofe R 0%
OK U.S. House - 3 Frank Lucas R 0%
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