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State Office Name Party Rating
AK U.S. Senate - Sr Lisa Murkowski Republican 26%
AK U.S. House - At-Large Donald Young Republican 14%
AL U.S. Senate - Sr Richard Shelby Republican 40%
AL U.S. House - 3 Mike Rogers Republican 38%
AL U.S. House - 4 Robert Aderholt Republican 30%
AR U.S. Senate - Sr John Boozman Republican 33%
AZ U.S. House - 3 Raul Grijalva Democratic 95%
CA U.S. Senate - Sr Dianne Feinstein Democratic 88%
CA U.S. House - 5 Mike Thompson Democratic 88%
CA U.S. House - 6 Doris Matsui Democratic 88%
CA U.S. House - 12 Nancy Pelosi Democratic 92%
CA U.S. House - 13 Barbara Lee Democratic 95%
CA U.S. House - 16 Jim Costa Democratic 58%
CA U.S. House - 18 Anna Eshoo Democratic 83%
CA U.S. House - 19 Zoe Lofgren Democratic 83%
CA U.S. House - 22 Devin Nunes Republican 14%
CA U.S. House - 28 Adam Schiff Democratic 77%
CA U.S. House - 30 Brad Sherman Democratic 74%
CA U.S. House - 32 Grace Napolitano Democratic 91%
CA U.S. House - 38 Linda Sánchez Democratic 83%
CA U.S. House - 40 Lucille Roybal-Allard Democratic 75%
CA U.S. House - 42 Ken Calvert Republican 33%
CA U.S. House - 43 Maxine Waters Democratic 88%
CA U.S. House - 53 Susan Davis Democratic 70%
CA Attorney General Xavier Becerra Democratic 95%
CA Supervisor - 1 Hilda Solis 95%
CO U.S. House - 1 Diana DeGette Democratic 92%
CT U.S. House - 1 John Larson Democratic 83%
CT U.S. House - 3 Rosa DeLauro Democratic 95%
DE U.S. Senate - Sr Tom Carper Democratic 67%
FL U.S. House - 20 Alcee Hastings, Sr. Democratic 61%
FL U.S. House - 23 Debbie Wasserman Schultz Democratic 67%
FL U.S. House - 25 Mario Diaz-Balart Republican 29%
GA U.S. House - 2 Sanford Bishop, Jr. Democratic 47%
GA U.S. House - 13 David Scott Democratic 64%
IA U.S. Senate - Sr Chuck Grassley Republican 26%
IA U.S. House - 4 Steve King Republican 17%
ID U.S. Senate - Sr Mike Crapo Republican 8%
ID U.S. House - 2 Mike Simpson Republican 33%
IL U.S. Senate - Sr Dick Durbin Democratic 95%
IL U.S. House - 1 Bobby Rush Democratic 88%
IL U.S. House - 3 Dan Lipinski Democratic 62%
IL U.S. House - 7 Danny Davis Democratic 91%
IL U.S. House - 9 Jan Schakowsky Democratic 92%
IL U.S. House - 15 John Shimkus Republican 17%
IN U.S. House - 1 Pete Visclosky Democratic 83%
KS U.S. Senate - Sr Pat Roberts Republican 34%
KS U.S. Senate - Jr Jerry Moran Republican 56%
KY U.S. Senate - Sr Mitch McConnell, Jr. Republican 8%
KY U.S. House - 5 Hal Rogers Republican 6%
MA U.S. Senate - Jr Ed Markey Democratic 95%
MA U.S. House - 1 Richard Neal Democratic 92%
MA U.S. House - 2 Jim McGovern Democratic 92%
MA U.S. House - 8 Stephen Lynch Democratic 64%
MD U.S. Senate - Sr Ben Cardin Democratic 83%
MD U.S. Senate - Jr Chris Van Hollen, Jr. Democratic 83%
MD U.S. House - 2 Dutch Ruppersberger Democratic 59%
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 66%
MI U.S. House - 6 Fred Upton Republican 50%
MN U.S. House - 4 Betty McCollum Democratic 92%
MN U.S. House - 7 Collin Peterson Democratic 53%
MO U.S. Senate - Sr Roy Blunt Republican 17%
MO U.S. House - 1 Lacy Clay, Jr. Democratic 83%
MO U.S. House - 5 Emanuel Cleaver II Democratic 77%
MO U.S. House - 6 Sam Graves Republican 0%
MS U.S. Senate - Sr Roger Wicker Republican 16%
MS U.S. House - 2 Bennie Thompson Democratic 70%
NA Vice President Mike Pence Republican 0%
NC U.S. Senate - Sr Richard Burr Republican 42%
NC U.S. House - 1 G.K. Butterfield, Jr. Democratic 73%
NC U.S. House - 4 David Price Democratic 77%
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 38%
NJ U.S. Senate - Sr Bob Menendez Democratic 84%
NJ U.S. House - 4 Chris Smith Republican 53%
NJ U.S. House - 6 Frank Pallone, Jr. Democratic 75%
NJ U.S. House - 9 Bill Pascrell, Jr. Democratic 70%
NM U.S. Senate - Sr Tom Udall Democratic 88%
NY U.S. Senate - Sr Chuck Schumer Democratic 67%
NY U.S. House - 2 Pete King Republican 17%
NY U.S. House - 5 Gregory Meeks Democratic 67%
NY U.S. House - 7 Nydia Velázquez Democratic 95%
NY U.S. House - 10 Jerry Nadler Democratic 87%
NY U.S. House - 12 Carolyn Maloney Democratic 70%
NY U.S. House - 15 José Serrano Democratic 88%
NY U.S. House - 16 Eliot Engel Democratic 65%
NY U.S. House - 17 Nita Lowey Democratic 75%
NY U.S. House - 26 Brian Higgins Democratic 59%
OH U.S. Senate - Sr Sherrod Brown Democratic 70%
OH U.S. House - 1 Steve Chabot Republican 30%
OH U.S. House - 9 Marcia Kaptur Democratic 70%
OH U.S. House - 10 Mike Turner Republican 17%
OH U.S. House - 13 Tim Ryan Democratic 77%
OK U.S. Senate - Sr Jim Inhofe Republican 0%
OK U.S. House - 3 Frank Lucas Republican 6%
OK U.S. House - 4 Tom Cole Republican 17%
OR U.S. Senate - Sr Ron Wyden Democratic 79%
State Office Name Party Rating
AK U.S. Senate - Sr Lisa Murkowski R 26%
AK U.S. House - At-Large Donald Young R 14%
AL U.S. Senate - Sr Richard Shelby R 40%
AL U.S. House - 3 Mike Rogers R 38%
AL U.S. House - 4 Robert Aderholt R 30%
AR U.S. Senate - Sr John Boozman R 33%
AZ U.S. House - 3 Raul Grijalva D 95%
CA U.S. Senate - Sr Dianne Feinstein D 88%
CA U.S. House - 5 Mike Thompson D 88%
CA U.S. House - 6 Doris Matsui D 88%
CA U.S. House - 12 Nancy Pelosi D 92%
CA U.S. House - 13 Barbara Lee D 95%
CA U.S. House - 16 Jim Costa D 58%
CA U.S. House - 18 Anna Eshoo D 83%
CA U.S. House - 19 Zoe Lofgren D 83%
CA U.S. House - 22 Devin Nunes R 14%
CA U.S. House - 28 Adam Schiff D 77%
CA U.S. House - 30 Brad Sherman D 74%
CA U.S. House - 32 Grace Napolitano D 91%
CA U.S. House - 38 Linda Sánchez D 83%
CA U.S. House - 40 Lucille Roybal-Allard D 75%
CA U.S. House - 42 Ken Calvert R 33%
CA U.S. House - 43 Maxine Waters D 88%
CA U.S. House - 53 Susan Davis D 70%
CA Attorney General Xavier Becerra D 95%
CA Supervisor - 1 Hilda Solis 95%
CO U.S. House - 1 Diana DeGette D 92%
CT U.S. House - 1 John Larson D 83%
CT U.S. House - 3 Rosa DeLauro D 95%
DE U.S. Senate - Sr Tom Carper D 67%
FL U.S. House - 20 Alcee Hastings, Sr. D 61%
FL U.S. House - 23 Debbie Wasserman Schultz D 67%
FL U.S. House - 25 Mario Diaz-Balart R 29%
GA U.S. House - 2 Sanford Bishop, Jr. D 47%
GA U.S. House - 13 David Scott D 64%
IA U.S. Senate - Sr Chuck Grassley R 26%
IA U.S. House - 4 Steve King R 17%
ID U.S. Senate - Sr Mike Crapo R 8%
ID U.S. House - 2 Mike Simpson R 33%
IL U.S. Senate - Sr Dick Durbin D 95%
IL U.S. House - 1 Bobby Rush D 88%
IL U.S. House - 3 Dan Lipinski D 62%
IL U.S. House - 7 Danny Davis D 91%
IL U.S. House - 9 Jan Schakowsky D 92%
IL U.S. House - 15 John Shimkus R 17%
IN U.S. House - 1 Pete Visclosky D 83%
KS U.S. Senate - Sr Pat Roberts R 34%
KS U.S. Senate - Jr Jerry Moran R 56%
KY U.S. Senate - Sr Mitch McConnell, Jr. R 8%
KY U.S. House - 5 Hal Rogers R 6%
MA U.S. Senate - Jr Ed Markey D 95%
MA U.S. House - 1 Richard Neal D 92%
MA U.S. House - 2 Jim McGovern D 92%
MA U.S. House - 8 Stephen Lynch D 64%
MD U.S. Senate - Sr Ben Cardin D 83%
MD U.S. Senate - Jr Chris Van Hollen, Jr. D 83%
MD U.S. House - 2 Dutch Ruppersberger D 59%
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 66%
MI U.S. House - 6 Fred Upton R 50%
MN U.S. House - 4 Betty McCollum D 92%
MN U.S. House - 7 Collin Peterson D 53%
MO U.S. Senate - Sr Roy Blunt R 17%
MO U.S. House - 1 Lacy Clay, Jr. D 83%
MO U.S. House - 5 Emanuel Cleaver II D 77%
MO U.S. House - 6 Sam Graves R 0%
MS U.S. Senate - Sr Roger Wicker R 16%
MS U.S. House - 2 Bennie Thompson D 70%
NA Vice President Mike Pence R 0%
NC U.S. Senate - Sr Richard Burr R 42%
NC U.S. House - 1 G.K. Butterfield, Jr. D 73%
NC U.S. House - 4 David Price D 77%
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 38%
NJ U.S. Senate - Sr Bob Menendez D 84%
NJ U.S. House - 4 Chris Smith R 53%
NJ U.S. House - 6 Frank Pallone, Jr. D 75%
NJ U.S. House - 9 Bill Pascrell, Jr. D 70%
NM U.S. Senate - Sr Tom Udall D 88%
NY U.S. Senate - Sr Chuck Schumer D 67%
NY U.S. House - 2 Pete King R 17%
NY U.S. House - 5 Gregory Meeks D 67%
NY U.S. House - 7 Nydia Velázquez D 95%
NY U.S. House - 10 Jerry Nadler D 87%
NY U.S. House - 12 Carolyn Maloney D 70%
NY U.S. House - 15 José Serrano D 88%
NY U.S. House - 16 Eliot Engel D 65%
NY U.S. House - 17 Nita Lowey D 75%
NY U.S. House - 26 Brian Higgins D 59%
OH U.S. Senate - Sr Sherrod Brown D 70%
OH U.S. House - 1 Steve Chabot R 30%
OH U.S. House - 9 Marcia Kaptur D 70%
OH U.S. House - 10 Mike Turner R 17%
OH U.S. House - 13 Tim Ryan D 77%
OK U.S. Senate - Sr Jim Inhofe R 0%
OK U.S. House - 3 Frank Lucas R 6%
OK U.S. House - 4 Tom Cole R 17%
OR U.S. Senate - Sr Ron Wyden D 79%
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