Rating Group: National Journal

1996 Conservative on Social Policy Score

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State Office Name Party Rating
AK U.S. House - At-Large Donald Young Republican 86%
AL U.S. Senate - Sr Richard Shelby Republican 72%
CA U.S. Senate - Sr Dianne Feinstein Democratic 26%
CA U.S. House - 12 Nancy Pelosi Democratic 0%
CA U.S. House - 18 Anna Eshoo Democratic 0%
CA U.S. House - 19 Zoe Lofgren Democratic 12%
CA U.S. House - 40 Lucille Roybal-Allard Democratic 0%
CA U.S. House - 42 Ken Calvert Republican 67%
CA U.S. House - 43 Maxine Waters Democratic 17%
CO Commissioner - 2 Scott McInnis 55%
CT U.S. House - 3 Rosa DeLauro Democratic 12%
FL Chief Justice of the Supreme Court Charles Canady 61%
GA U.S. House - 2 Sanford Bishop, Jr. Democratic 31%
IA U.S. Senate - Sr Chuck Grassley Republican 72%
ID U.S. Senate - Sr Mike Crapo Republican 65%
IL U.S. House - 1 Bobby Rush Democratic 17%
IN Council Member - At-Large John Myers Republican 70%
KY U.S. Senate - Sr Mitch McConnell, Jr. Republican 72%
KY U.S. House - 5 Hal Rogers Republican 77%
LA State Senate - 14 Cleo Fields Democratic 22%
MA U.S. Senate - Jr Ed Markey Democratic 0%
MA U.S. House - 1 Richard Neal Democratic 30%
MD U.S. Senate - Sr Ben Cardin Democratic 27%
MD U.S. House - 5 Steny Hoyer Democratic 23%
ME State Senate - 9 Joseph Baldacci Democratic 24%
MI U.S. House - 6 Fred Upton Republican 58%
MS U.S. Senate - Sr Roger Wicker Republican 90%
MS U.S. House - 2 Bennie Thompson Democratic 0%
NA President Joe Biden, Jr. Democratic 38%
NA U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services Xavier Becerra 0%
NC U.S. Senate - Sr Richard Burr Republican 86%
NJ U.S. Senate - Sr Bob Menendez Democratic 16%
NJ U.S. House - 4 Chris Smith Republican 62%
NJ U.S. House - 6 Frank Pallone, Jr. Democratic 21%
NY U.S. Senate - Sr Chuck Schumer Democratic 23%
NY U.S. House - 7 Nydia Velázquez Democratic 0%
NY U.S. House - 10 Jerry Nadler Democratic 0%
NY U.S. House - 12 Carolyn Maloney Democratic 0%
OH U.S. Senate - Sr Sherrod Brown Democratic 12%
OH U.S. Senate - Jr Rob Portman Republican 68%
OH U.S. House - 1 Steve Chabot Republican 77%
OH U.S. House - 9 Marcia Kaptur Democratic 35%
OH Governor Mike DeWine Republican 59%
OK U.S. Senate - Sr Jim Inhofe Republican 72%
OK U.S. House - 3 Frank Lucas Republican 77%
OR U.S. Senate - Sr Ron Wyden Democratic 26%
OR U.S. House - 4 Peter DeFazio Democratic 23%
PA U.S. House - 18 Mike Doyle, Jr. Democratic 52%
SC U.S. Senate - Sr Lindsey Graham Republican 86%
SC U.S. House - 6 Jim Clyburn Democratic 18%
TX U.S. House - 18 Sheila Jackson Lee Democratic 0%
TX U.S. House - 30 Eddie Johnson Democratic 12%
TX U.S. House - 35 Lloyd Doggett II Democratic 18%
VA U.S. House - 3 Bobby Scott Democratic 0%
VT U.S. Senate - Sr Patrick Leahy Democratic 30%
VT U.S. Senate - Jr Bernie Sanders Independent 12%
WA U.S. Senate - Sr Patty Murray Democratic 8%
WI Mayor - At-Large Tom Barrett 21%
Neil Abercrombie 12%
Edmond Spencer Abraham 68%
Gary Ackerman 0%
Daniel Akaka, Sr. 0%
Rob Andrews 27%
Bill Archer 90%
Richard Armey 68%
John Ashcroft 72%
Spencer Bachus 77%
Henry Scott Baesler 34%
Richard Hugh Baker 77%
William Baker 72%
Cass Ballenger 77%
James Barcia 48%
Bob Barr, Jr. 90%
Bill Barrett 77%
Roscoe Bartlett 72%
Joe Barton 65%
Charlie Bass 52%
Herbert Bateman, Sr. 68%
Max Baucus 34%
Anthony Beilenson 0%
Bob Bennett 67%
Kenneth Bentsen, Jr. 28%
Douglas Bereuter 59%
Howard Berman 0%
Tom Bevill 46%
Brian Bilbray 47%
Michael Bilirakis 77%
Jeff Bingaman 8%
Thomas Bliley, Jr. 90%
Peter Blute 50%
Sherwood Boehlert 31%
John Boehner 90%
Kit Bond 72%
Henry Bonilla 52%
David Edward Bonior 30%
Sonny Bono 58%
Robert Borski, Jr. 35%
Rick Boucher 29%
Barbara Boxer 20%
Bill Bradley 15%
State Office Name Party Rating
AK U.S. House - At-Large Donald Young R 86%
AL U.S. Senate - Sr Richard Shelby R 72%
CA U.S. Senate - Sr Dianne Feinstein D 26%
CA U.S. House - 12 Nancy Pelosi D 0%
CA U.S. House - 18 Anna Eshoo D 0%
CA U.S. House - 19 Zoe Lofgren D 12%
CA U.S. House - 40 Lucille Roybal-Allard D 0%
CA U.S. House - 42 Ken Calvert R 67%
CA U.S. House - 43 Maxine Waters D 17%
CO Commissioner - 2 Scott McInnis 55%
CT U.S. House - 3 Rosa DeLauro D 12%
FL Chief Justice of the Supreme Court Charles Canady 61%
GA U.S. House - 2 Sanford Bishop, Jr. D 31%
IA U.S. Senate - Sr Chuck Grassley R 72%
ID U.S. Senate - Sr Mike Crapo R 65%
IL U.S. House - 1 Bobby Rush D 17%
IN Council Member - At-Large John Myers R 70%
KY U.S. Senate - Sr Mitch McConnell, Jr. R 72%
KY U.S. House - 5 Hal Rogers R 77%
LA State Senate - 14 Cleo Fields D 22%
MA U.S. Senate - Jr Ed Markey D 0%
MA U.S. House - 1 Richard Neal D 30%
MD U.S. Senate - Sr Ben Cardin D 27%
MD U.S. House - 5 Steny Hoyer D 23%
ME State Senate - 9 Joseph Baldacci D 24%
MI U.S. House - 6 Fred Upton R 58%
MS U.S. Senate - Sr Roger Wicker R 90%
MS U.S. House - 2 Bennie Thompson D 0%
NA President Joe Biden, Jr. D 38%
NA U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services Xavier Becerra 0%
NC U.S. Senate - Sr Richard Burr R 86%
NJ U.S. Senate - Sr Bob Menendez D 16%
NJ U.S. House - 4 Chris Smith R 62%
NJ U.S. House - 6 Frank Pallone, Jr. D 21%
NY U.S. Senate - Sr Chuck Schumer D 23%
NY U.S. House - 7 Nydia Velázquez D 0%
NY U.S. House - 10 Jerry Nadler D 0%
NY U.S. House - 12 Carolyn Maloney D 0%
OH U.S. Senate - Sr Sherrod Brown D 12%
OH U.S. Senate - Jr Rob Portman R 68%
OH U.S. House - 1 Steve Chabot R 77%
OH U.S. House - 9 Marcia Kaptur D 35%
OH Governor Mike DeWine R 59%
OK U.S. Senate - Sr Jim Inhofe R 72%
OK U.S. House - 3 Frank Lucas R 77%
OR U.S. Senate - Sr Ron Wyden D 26%
OR U.S. House - 4 Peter DeFazio D 23%
PA U.S. House - 18 Mike Doyle, Jr. D 52%
SC U.S. Senate - Sr Lindsey Graham R 86%
SC U.S. House - 6 Jim Clyburn D 18%
TX U.S. House - 18 Sheila Jackson Lee D 0%
TX U.S. House - 30 Eddie Johnson D 12%
TX U.S. House - 35 Lloyd Doggett II D 18%
VA U.S. House - 3 Bobby Scott D 0%
VT U.S. Senate - Sr Patrick Leahy D 30%
VT U.S. Senate - Jr Bernie Sanders I 12%
WA U.S. Senate - Sr Patty Murray D 8%
WI Mayor - At-Large Tom Barrett 21%
Neil Abercrombie 12%
Edmond Spencer Abraham 68%
Gary Ackerman 0%
Daniel Akaka, Sr. 0%
Rob Andrews 27%
Bill Archer 90%
Richard Armey 68%
John Ashcroft 72%
Spencer Bachus 77%
Henry Scott Baesler 34%
Richard Hugh Baker 77%
William Baker 72%
Cass Ballenger 77%
James Barcia 48%
Bob Barr, Jr. 90%
Bill Barrett 77%
Roscoe Bartlett 72%
Joe Barton 65%
Charlie Bass 52%
Herbert Bateman, Sr. 68%
Max Baucus 34%
Anthony Beilenson 0%
Bob Bennett 67%
Kenneth Bentsen, Jr. 28%
Douglas Bereuter 59%
Howard Berman 0%
Tom Bevill 46%
Brian Bilbray 47%
Michael Bilirakis 77%
Jeff Bingaman 8%
Thomas Bliley, Jr. 90%
Peter Blute 50%
Sherwood Boehlert 31%
John Boehner 90%
Kit Bond 72%
Henry Bonilla 52%
David Edward Bonior 30%
Sonny Bono 58%
Robert Borski, Jr. 35%
Rick Boucher 29%
Barbara Boxer 20%
Bill Bradley 15%
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