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State Office Name Party Rating
AK U.S. Senate - Sr Lisa Murkowski Republican 36%
AK U.S. House - At-Large Donald Young Republican 38%
AL U.S. Senate - Sr Richard Shelby Republican 20%
AL U.S. House - 3 Mike Rogers Republican 21%
AL U.S. House - 4 Robert Aderholt Republican 23%
AR U.S. Senate - Sr John Boozman Republican 16%
AZ U.S. House - 2 Ann Kirkpatrick Democratic 49%
AZ U.S. House - 3 Raul Grijalva Democratic 79%
CA U.S. Senate - Sr Dianne Feinstein Democratic 64%
CA U.S. House - 3 John Garamendi Democratic 81%
CA U.S. House - 4 Tom McClintock Republican 18%
CA U.S. House - 5 Mike Thompson Democratic 74%
CA U.S. House - 6 Doris Matsui Democratic 91%
CA U.S. House - 9 Jerry McNerney Democratic 52%
CA U.S. House - 13 Barbara Lee Democratic 79%
CA U.S. House - 14 Jackie Speier Democratic 88%
CA U.S. House - 16 Jim Costa Democratic 53%
CA U.S. House - 18 Anna Eshoo Democratic 89%
CA U.S. House - 19 Zoe Lofgren Democratic 93%
CA U.S. House - 22 Devin Nunes Republican 9%
CA U.S. House - 23 Kevin McCarthy Republican 20%
CA U.S. House - 27 Judy Chu Democratic 97%
CA U.S. House - 28 Adam Schiff Democratic 74%
CA U.S. House - 30 Brad Sherman Democratic 79%
CA U.S. House - 32 Grace Napolitano Democratic 94%
CA U.S. House - 38 Linda Sánchez Democratic 84%
CA U.S. House - 40 Lucille Roybal-Allard Democratic 85%
CA U.S. House - 42 Ken Calvert Republican 17%
CA U.S. House - 43 Maxine Waters Democratic 83%
CA U.S. House - 53 Susan Davis Democratic 76%
CA Attorney General Xavier Becerra Democratic 90%
CO U.S. Senate - Sr Michael Bennet Democratic 60%
CO U.S. House - 1 Diana DeGette Democratic 87%
CO U.S. House - 5 Doug Lamborn Republican 5%
CO Governor Jared Polis Democratic 71%
CO Mayor Michael Coffman Republican 26%
CT U.S. Senate - Jr Chris Murphy Democratic 71%
CT U.S. House - 1 John Larson Democratic 94%
CT U.S. House - 2 Joe Courtney Democratic 62%
CT U.S. House - 3 Rosa DeLauro Democratic 87%
CT U.S. House - 4 Jim Himes Democratic 54%
DE U.S. Senate - Sr Tom Carper Democratic 75%
FL U.S. House - 8 Bill Posey Republican 31%
FL U.S. House - 12 Gus Bilirakis Republican 23%
FL U.S. House - 14 Kathy Castor Democratic 83%
FL U.S. House - 16 Vern Buchanan Republican 33%
FL U.S. House - 20 Alcee Hastings, Sr. Democratic 80%
FL U.S. House - 22 Ted Deutch Democratic 78%
FL U.S. House - 23 Debbie Wasserman Schultz Democratic 87%
FL U.S. House - 25 Mario Diaz-Balart Republican 38%
GA U.S. House - 2 Sanford Bishop, Jr. Democratic 61%
GA U.S. House - 4 Hank Johnson, Jr. Democratic 73%
GA U.S. House - 13 David Scott Democratic 70%
HI U.S. Senate - Jr Mazie Hirono Democratic 91%
IA U.S. Senate - Sr Chuck Grassley Republican 24%
IA U.S. House - 2 Dave Loebsack Democratic 76%
IA U.S. House - 4 Steve King Republican 11%
ID U.S. Senate - Sr Mike Crapo Republican 10%
ID U.S. Senate - Jr James Risch Republican 10%
ID U.S. House - 2 Mike Simpson Republican 31%
IL U.S. Senate - Sr Dick Durbin Democratic 78%
IL U.S. House - 1 Bobby Rush Democratic 66%
IL U.S. House - 3 Dan Lipinski Democratic 48%
IL U.S. House - 5 Mike Quigley Democratic 81%
IL U.S. House - 7 Danny Davis Democratic 78%
IL U.S. House - 9 Jan Schakowsky Democratic 97%
IL U.S. House - 11 Bill Foster Democratic 52%
IL U.S. House - 15 John Shimkus Republican 23%
IN U.S. House - 1 Pete Visclosky Democratic 59%
IN U.S. House - 7 André Carson Democratic 73%
KS U.S. Senate - Sr Pat Roberts Republican 14%
KS U.S. Senate - Jr Jerry Moran Republican 16%
KY U.S. Senate - Sr Mitch McConnell, Jr. Republican 16%
KY U.S. House - 2 Brett Guthrie Republican 18%
KY U.S. House - 3 John Yarmuth Democratic 81%
KY U.S. House - 5 Hal Rogers Republican 23%
LA U.S. Senate - Sr Bill Cassidy Republican 33%
LA U.S. House - 1 Steve Scalise Republican 13%
MA U.S. Senate - Jr Ed Markey Democratic 95%
MA U.S. House - 1 Richard Neal Democratic 91%
MA U.S. House - 2 Jim McGovern Democratic 95%
MA U.S. House - 8 Stephen Lynch Democratic 66%
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 63%
MD U.S. House - 3 John Sarbanes Democratic 86%
MD U.S. House - 5 Steny Hoyer Democratic 77%
ME U.S. Senate - Sr Susan Collins Republican 38%
ME U.S. House - 1 Chellie Pingree Democratic 92%
MI U.S. Senate - Sr Debbie Stabenow Democratic 83%
MI U.S. Senate - Jr Gary Peters Democratic 55%
MI U.S. House - 6 Fred Upton Republican 24%
MN U.S. Senate - Sr Amy Klobuchar Democratic 65%
MN U.S. House - 4 Betty McCollum Democratic 83%
MN U.S. House - 7 Collin Peterson Democratic 46%
MN Governor Tim Walz Democratic/Farmer/Labor 65%
MN Attorney General Keith Ellison Democratic/Farmer/Labor 93%
MO U.S. Senate - Sr Roy Blunt Republican 10%
MO U.S. House - 1 Lacy Clay, Jr. Democratic 77%
MO U.S. House - 3 Blaine Luetkemeyer Republican 18%
State Office Name Party Rating
AK U.S. Senate - Sr Lisa Murkowski R 36%
AK U.S. House - At-Large Donald Young R 38%
AL U.S. Senate - Sr Richard Shelby R 20%
AL U.S. House - 3 Mike Rogers R 21%
AL U.S. House - 4 Robert Aderholt R 23%
AR U.S. Senate - Sr John Boozman R 16%
AZ U.S. House - 2 Ann Kirkpatrick D 49%
AZ U.S. House - 3 Raul Grijalva D 79%
CA U.S. Senate - Sr Dianne Feinstein D 64%
CA U.S. House - 3 John Garamendi D 81%
CA U.S. House - 4 Tom McClintock R 18%
CA U.S. House - 5 Mike Thompson D 74%
CA U.S. House - 6 Doris Matsui D 91%
CA U.S. House - 9 Jerry McNerney D 52%
CA U.S. House - 13 Barbara Lee D 79%
CA U.S. House - 14 Jackie Speier D 88%
CA U.S. House - 16 Jim Costa D 53%
CA U.S. House - 18 Anna Eshoo D 89%
CA U.S. House - 19 Zoe Lofgren D 93%
CA U.S. House - 22 Devin Nunes R 9%
CA U.S. House - 23 Kevin McCarthy R 20%
CA U.S. House - 27 Judy Chu D 97%
CA U.S. House - 28 Adam Schiff D 74%
CA U.S. House - 30 Brad Sherman D 79%
CA U.S. House - 32 Grace Napolitano D 94%
CA U.S. House - 38 Linda Sánchez D 84%
CA U.S. House - 40 Lucille Roybal-Allard D 85%
CA U.S. House - 42 Ken Calvert R 17%
CA U.S. House - 43 Maxine Waters D 83%
CA U.S. House - 53 Susan Davis D 76%
CA Attorney General Xavier Becerra D 90%
CO U.S. Senate - Sr Michael Bennet D 60%
CO U.S. House - 1 Diana DeGette D 87%
CO U.S. House - 5 Doug Lamborn R 5%
CO Governor Jared Polis D 71%
CO Mayor Michael Coffman R 26%
CT U.S. Senate - Jr Chris Murphy D 71%
CT U.S. House - 1 John Larson D 94%
CT U.S. House - 2 Joe Courtney D 62%
CT U.S. House - 3 Rosa DeLauro D 87%
CT U.S. House - 4 Jim Himes D 54%
DE U.S. Senate - Sr Tom Carper D 75%
FL U.S. House - 8 Bill Posey R 31%
FL U.S. House - 12 Gus Bilirakis R 23%
FL U.S. House - 14 Kathy Castor D 83%
FL U.S. House - 16 Vern Buchanan R 33%
FL U.S. House - 20 Alcee Hastings, Sr. D 80%
FL U.S. House - 22 Ted Deutch D 78%
FL U.S. House - 23 Debbie Wasserman Schultz D 87%
FL U.S. House - 25 Mario Diaz-Balart R 38%
GA U.S. House - 2 Sanford Bishop, Jr. D 61%
GA U.S. House - 4 Hank Johnson, Jr. D 73%
GA U.S. House - 13 David Scott D 70%
HI U.S. Senate - Jr Mazie Hirono D 91%
IA U.S. Senate - Sr Chuck Grassley R 24%
IA U.S. House - 2 Dave Loebsack D 76%
IA U.S. House - 4 Steve King R 11%
ID U.S. Senate - Sr Mike Crapo R 10%
ID U.S. Senate - Jr James Risch R 10%
ID U.S. House - 2 Mike Simpson R 31%
IL U.S. Senate - Sr Dick Durbin D 78%
IL U.S. House - 1 Bobby Rush D 66%
IL U.S. House - 3 Dan Lipinski D 48%
IL U.S. House - 5 Mike Quigley D 81%
IL U.S. House - 7 Danny Davis D 78%
IL U.S. House - 9 Jan Schakowsky D 97%
IL U.S. House - 11 Bill Foster D 52%
IL U.S. House - 15 John Shimkus R 23%
IN U.S. House - 1 Pete Visclosky D 59%
IN U.S. House - 7 André Carson D 73%
KS U.S. Senate - Sr Pat Roberts R 14%
KS U.S. Senate - Jr Jerry Moran R 16%
KY U.S. Senate - Sr Mitch McConnell, Jr. R 16%
KY U.S. House - 2 Brett Guthrie R 18%
KY U.S. House - 3 John Yarmuth D 81%
KY U.S. House - 5 Hal Rogers R 23%
LA U.S. Senate - Sr Bill Cassidy R 33%
LA U.S. House - 1 Steve Scalise R 13%
MA U.S. Senate - Jr Ed Markey D 95%
MA U.S. House - 1 Richard Neal D 91%
MA U.S. House - 2 Jim McGovern D 95%
MA U.S. House - 8 Stephen Lynch D 66%
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 63%
MD U.S. House - 3 John Sarbanes D 86%
MD U.S. House - 5 Steny Hoyer D 77%
ME U.S. Senate - Sr Susan Collins R 38%
ME U.S. House - 1 Chellie Pingree D 92%
MI U.S. Senate - Sr Debbie Stabenow D 83%
MI U.S. Senate - Jr Gary Peters D 55%
MI U.S. House - 6 Fred Upton R 24%
MN U.S. Senate - Sr Amy Klobuchar D 65%
MN U.S. House - 4 Betty McCollum D 83%
MN U.S. House - 7 Collin Peterson D 46%
MN Governor Tim Walz DFL 65%
MN Attorney General Keith Ellison DFL 93%
MO U.S. Senate - Sr Roy Blunt R 10%
MO U.S. House - 1 Lacy Clay, Jr. D 77%
MO U.S. House - 3 Blaine Luetkemeyer R 18%
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