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State Office Name Party Rating
AK U.S. Senate - Sr Lisa Murkowski Republican 42%
AK U.S. House - At-Large Donald Young Republican 12%
AL U.S. Senate - Sr Richard Shelby Republican 39%
AL U.S. House - 3 Mike Rogers Republican 32%
AL U.S. House - 4 Robert Aderholt Republican 25%
AR U.S. Senate - Sr John Boozman Republican 16%
AZ U.S. House - 3 Raul Grijalva Democratic 91%
CA U.S. Senate - Sr Dianne Feinstein Democratic 67%
CA U.S. House - 5 Mike Thompson Democratic 69%
CA U.S. House - 6 Doris Matsui Democratic 79%
CA U.S. House - 12 Nancy Pelosi Democratic 94%
CA U.S. House - 13 Barbara Lee Democratic 90%
CA U.S. House - 16 Jim Costa Democratic 57%
CA U.S. House - 18 Anna Eshoo Democratic 94%
CA U.S. House - 19 Zoe Lofgren Democratic 86%
CA U.S. House - 22 Devin Nunes Republican 4%
CA U.S. House - 28 Adam Schiff Democratic 74%
CA U.S. House - 30 Brad Sherman Democratic 86%
CA U.S. House - 32 Grace Napolitano Democratic 91%
CA U.S. House - 38 Linda Sánchez Democratic 91%
CA U.S. House - 40 Lucille Roybal-Allard Democratic 74%
CA U.S. House - 42 Ken Calvert Republican 12%
CA U.S. House - 43 Maxine Waters Democratic 89%
CA U.S. House - 53 Susan Davis Democratic 85%
CA Attorney General Xavier Becerra Democratic 94%
CA Supervisor - 1 Hilda Solis 94%
CO U.S. House - 1 Diana DeGette Democratic 85%
CT U.S. House - 1 John Larson Democratic 94%
CT U.S. House - 3 Rosa DeLauro Democratic 94%
DE U.S. Senate - Sr Tom Carper Democratic 67%
FL U.S. House - 20 Alcee Hastings, Sr. Democratic 82%
FL U.S. House - 23 Debbie Wasserman Schultz Democratic 83%
FL U.S. House - 25 Mario Diaz-Balart Republican 21%
GA U.S. House - 2 Sanford Bishop, Jr. Democratic 58%
GA U.S. House - 13 David Scott Democratic 62%
IA U.S. Senate - Sr Chuck Grassley Republican 28%
IA U.S. House - 4 Steve King Republican 42%
ID U.S. Senate - Sr Mike Crapo Republican 13%
ID U.S. House - 2 Mike Simpson Republican 21%
IL U.S. Senate - Sr Dick Durbin Democratic 87%
IL U.S. House - 1 Bobby Rush Democratic 64%
IL U.S. House - 3 Dan Lipinski Democratic 71%
IL U.S. House - 7 Danny Davis Democratic 77%
IL U.S. House - 9 Jan Schakowsky Democratic 90%
IL U.S. House - 15 John Shimkus Republican 9%
IN U.S. House - 1 Pete Visclosky Democratic 70%
KS U.S. Senate - Sr Pat Roberts Republican 20%
KS U.S. Senate - Jr Jerry Moran Republican 39%
KY U.S. Senate - Sr Mitch McConnell, Jr. Republican 4%
KY U.S. House - 5 Hal Rogers Republican 27%
MA U.S. Senate - Jr Ed Markey Democratic 91%
MA U.S. House - 1 Richard Neal Democratic 94%
MA U.S. House - 2 Jim McGovern Democratic 91%
MA U.S. House - 8 Stephen Lynch Democratic 83%
MD U.S. Senate - Sr Ben Cardin Democratic 94%
MD U.S. Senate - Jr Chris Van Hollen, Jr. Democratic 86%
MD U.S. House - 2 Dutch Ruppersberger Democratic 67%
MD U.S. House - 5 Steny Hoyer Democratic 86%
ME U.S. Senate - Sr Susan Collins Republican 51%
MI U.S. Senate - Sr Debbie Stabenow Democratic 67%
MI U.S. House - 6 Fred Upton Republican 48%
MN U.S. House - 4 Betty McCollum Democratic 85%
MN U.S. House - 7 Collin Peterson Democratic 55%
MO U.S. Senate - Sr Roy Blunt Republican 2%
MO U.S. House - 1 Lacy Clay, Jr. Democratic 69%
MO U.S. House - 5 Emanuel Cleaver II Democratic 74%
MO U.S. House - 6 Sam Graves Republican 27%
MS U.S. Senate - Sr Roger Wicker Republican 4%
MS U.S. House - 2 Bennie Thompson Democratic 61%
NA Vice President Mike Pence Republican 21%
NC U.S. Senate - Sr Richard Burr Republican 23%
NC U.S. House - 1 G.K. Butterfield, Jr. Democratic 65%
NC U.S. House - 4 David Price Democratic 69%
NC U.S. House - 5 Virginia Foxx Republican 19%
NC U.S. House - 10 Patrick McHenry Republican 9%
NE U.S. House - 1 Jeff Fortenberry Republican 34%
NJ U.S. Senate - Sr Bob Menendez Democratic 79%
NJ U.S. House - 4 Chris Smith Republican 52%
NJ U.S. House - 6 Frank Pallone, Jr. Democratic 91%
NJ U.S. House - 9 Bill Pascrell, Jr. Democratic 94%
NM U.S. Senate - Sr Tom Udall Democratic 83%
NY U.S. Senate - Sr Chuck Schumer Democratic 71%
NY U.S. House - 2 Pete King Republican 40%
NY U.S. House - 5 Gregory Meeks Democratic 66%
NY U.S. House - 7 Nydia Velázquez Democratic 79%
NY U.S. House - 10 Jerry Nadler Democratic 94%
NY U.S. House - 12 Carolyn Maloney Democratic 71%
NY U.S. House - 15 José Serrano Democratic 82%
NY U.S. House - 16 Eliot Engel Democratic 86%
NY U.S. House - 17 Nita Lowey Democratic 94%
NY U.S. House - 26 Brian Higgins Democratic 79%
OH U.S. Senate - Sr Sherrod Brown Democratic 74%
OH U.S. House - 1 Steve Chabot Republican 34%
OH U.S. House - 9 Marcia Kaptur Democratic 68%
OH U.S. House - 10 Mike Turner Republican 29%
OH U.S. House - 13 Tim Ryan Democratic 77%
OK U.S. Senate - Sr Jim Inhofe Republican 18%
OK U.S. House - 3 Frank Lucas Republican 4%
OK U.S. House - 4 Tom Cole Republican 12%
OR U.S. Senate - Sr Ron Wyden Democratic 87%
State Office Name Party Rating
AK U.S. Senate - Sr Lisa Murkowski R 42%
AK U.S. House - At-Large Donald Young R 12%
AL U.S. Senate - Sr Richard Shelby R 39%
AL U.S. House - 3 Mike Rogers R 32%
AL U.S. House - 4 Robert Aderholt R 25%
AR U.S. Senate - Sr John Boozman R 16%
AZ U.S. House - 3 Raul Grijalva D 91%
CA U.S. Senate - Sr Dianne Feinstein D 67%
CA U.S. House - 5 Mike Thompson D 69%
CA U.S. House - 6 Doris Matsui D 79%
CA U.S. House - 12 Nancy Pelosi D 94%
CA U.S. House - 13 Barbara Lee D 90%
CA U.S. House - 16 Jim Costa D 57%
CA U.S. House - 18 Anna Eshoo D 94%
CA U.S. House - 19 Zoe Lofgren D 86%
CA U.S. House - 22 Devin Nunes R 4%
CA U.S. House - 28 Adam Schiff D 74%
CA U.S. House - 30 Brad Sherman D 86%
CA U.S. House - 32 Grace Napolitano D 91%
CA U.S. House - 38 Linda Sánchez D 91%
CA U.S. House - 40 Lucille Roybal-Allard D 74%
CA U.S. House - 42 Ken Calvert R 12%
CA U.S. House - 43 Maxine Waters D 89%
CA U.S. House - 53 Susan Davis D 85%
CA Attorney General Xavier Becerra D 94%
CA Supervisor - 1 Hilda Solis 94%
CO U.S. House - 1 Diana DeGette D 85%
CT U.S. House - 1 John Larson D 94%
CT U.S. House - 3 Rosa DeLauro D 94%
DE U.S. Senate - Sr Tom Carper D 67%
FL U.S. House - 20 Alcee Hastings, Sr. D 82%
FL U.S. House - 23 Debbie Wasserman Schultz D 83%
FL U.S. House - 25 Mario Diaz-Balart R 21%
GA U.S. House - 2 Sanford Bishop, Jr. D 58%
GA U.S. House - 13 David Scott D 62%
IA U.S. Senate - Sr Chuck Grassley R 28%
IA U.S. House - 4 Steve King R 42%
ID U.S. Senate - Sr Mike Crapo R 13%
ID U.S. House - 2 Mike Simpson R 21%
IL U.S. Senate - Sr Dick Durbin D 87%
IL U.S. House - 1 Bobby Rush D 64%
IL U.S. House - 3 Dan Lipinski D 71%
IL U.S. House - 7 Danny Davis D 77%
IL U.S. House - 9 Jan Schakowsky D 90%
IL U.S. House - 15 John Shimkus R 9%
IN U.S. House - 1 Pete Visclosky D 70%
KS U.S. Senate - Sr Pat Roberts R 20%
KS U.S. Senate - Jr Jerry Moran R 39%
KY U.S. Senate - Sr Mitch McConnell, Jr. R 4%
KY U.S. House - 5 Hal Rogers R 27%
MA U.S. Senate - Jr Ed Markey D 91%
MA U.S. House - 1 Richard Neal D 94%
MA U.S. House - 2 Jim McGovern D 91%
MA U.S. House - 8 Stephen Lynch D 83%
MD U.S. Senate - Sr Ben Cardin D 94%
MD U.S. Senate - Jr Chris Van Hollen, Jr. D 86%
MD U.S. House - 2 Dutch Ruppersberger D 67%
MD U.S. House - 5 Steny Hoyer D 86%
ME U.S. Senate - Sr Susan Collins R 51%
MI U.S. Senate - Sr Debbie Stabenow D 67%
MI U.S. House - 6 Fred Upton R 48%
MN U.S. House - 4 Betty McCollum D 85%
MN U.S. House - 7 Collin Peterson D 55%
MO U.S. Senate - Sr Roy Blunt R 2%
MO U.S. House - 1 Lacy Clay, Jr. D 69%
MO U.S. House - 5 Emanuel Cleaver II D 74%
MO U.S. House - 6 Sam Graves R 27%
MS U.S. Senate - Sr Roger Wicker R 4%
MS U.S. House - 2 Bennie Thompson D 61%
NA Vice President Mike Pence R 21%
NC U.S. Senate - Sr Richard Burr R 23%
NC U.S. House - 1 G.K. Butterfield, Jr. D 65%
NC U.S. House - 4 David Price D 69%
NC U.S. House - 5 Virginia Foxx R 19%
NC U.S. House - 10 Patrick McHenry R 9%
NE U.S. House - 1 Jeff Fortenberry R 34%
NJ U.S. Senate - Sr Bob Menendez D 79%
NJ U.S. House - 4 Chris Smith R 52%
NJ U.S. House - 6 Frank Pallone, Jr. D 91%
NJ U.S. House - 9 Bill Pascrell, Jr. D 94%
NM U.S. Senate - Sr Tom Udall D 83%
NY U.S. Senate - Sr Chuck Schumer D 71%
NY U.S. House - 2 Pete King R 40%
NY U.S. House - 5 Gregory Meeks D 66%
NY U.S. House - 7 Nydia Velázquez D 79%
NY U.S. House - 10 Jerry Nadler D 94%
NY U.S. House - 12 Carolyn Maloney D 71%
NY U.S. House - 15 José Serrano D 82%
NY U.S. House - 16 Eliot Engel D 86%
NY U.S. House - 17 Nita Lowey D 94%
NY U.S. House - 26 Brian Higgins D 79%
OH U.S. Senate - Sr Sherrod Brown D 74%
OH U.S. House - 1 Steve Chabot R 34%
OH U.S. House - 9 Marcia Kaptur D 68%
OH U.S. House - 10 Mike Turner R 29%
OH U.S. House - 13 Tim Ryan D 77%
OK U.S. Senate - Sr Jim Inhofe R 18%
OK U.S. House - 3 Frank Lucas R 4%
OK U.S. House - 4 Tom Cole R 12%
OR U.S. Senate - Sr Ron Wyden D 87%
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