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State Office Name Party Rating
AK U.S. Senate - Sr Lisa Murkowski Republican 64%
AK U.S. House - At-Large Donald Young Republican 62%
AL U.S. Senate - Sr Richard Shelby Republican 80%
AL U.S. House - 3 Mike Rogers Republican 79%
AL U.S. House - 4 Robert Aderholt Republican 77%
AR U.S. Senate - Sr John Boozman Republican 84%
AZ U.S. House - 2 Ann Kirkpatrick Democratic 51%
AZ U.S. House - 3 Raul Grijalva Democratic 21%
CA U.S. Senate - Sr Dianne Feinstein Democratic 36%
CA U.S. House - 3 John Garamendi Democratic 19%
CA U.S. House - 4 Tom McClintock Republican 82%
CA U.S. House - 5 Mike Thompson Democratic 26%
CA U.S. House - 6 Doris Matsui Democratic 9%
CA U.S. House - 9 Jerry McNerney Democratic 48%
CA U.S. House - 13 Barbara Lee Democratic 21%
CA U.S. House - 14 Jackie Speier Democratic 12%
CA U.S. House - 16 Jim Costa Democratic 47%
CA U.S. House - 18 Anna Eshoo Democratic 11%
CA U.S. House - 19 Zoe Lofgren Democratic 7%
CA U.S. House - 22 Devin Nunes Republican 92%
CA U.S. House - 23 Kevin McCarthy Republican 80%
CA U.S. House - 27 Judy Chu Democratic 3%
CA U.S. House - 28 Adam Schiff Democratic 26%
CA U.S. House - 30 Brad Sherman Democratic 21%
CA U.S. House - 32 Grace Napolitano Democratic 7%
CA U.S. House - 38 Linda Sánchez Democratic 16%
CA U.S. House - 40 Lucille Roybal-Allard Democratic 15%
CA U.S. House - 42 Ken Calvert Republican 83%
CA U.S. House - 43 Maxine Waters Democratic 17%
CA U.S. House - 53 Susan Davis Democratic 24%
CA Attorney General Xavier Becerra Democratic 10%
CO U.S. Senate - Sr Michael Bennet Democratic 40%
CO U.S. House - 1 Diana DeGette Democratic 13%
CO U.S. House - 5 Doug Lamborn Republican 95%
CO Governor Jared Polis Democratic 30%
CO Mayor Michael Coffman Republican 74%
CT U.S. Senate - Jr Chris Murphy Democratic 29%
CT U.S. House - 1 John Larson Democratic 7%
CT U.S. House - 2 Joe Courtney Democratic 39%
CT U.S. House - 3 Rosa DeLauro Democratic 13%
CT U.S. House - 4 Jim Himes Democratic 46%
DE U.S. Senate - Sr Tom Carper Democratic 25%
FL U.S. House - 8 Bill Posey Republican 69%
FL U.S. House - 12 Gus Bilirakis Republican 77%
FL U.S. House - 14 Kathy Castor Democratic 18%
FL U.S. House - 16 Vern Buchanan Republican 67%
FL U.S. House - 20 Alcee Hastings, Sr. Democratic 20%
FL U.S. House - 22 Ted Deutch Democratic 22%
FL U.S. House - 23 Debbie Wasserman Schultz Democratic 13%
FL U.S. House - 25 Mario Diaz-Balart Republican 62%
GA U.S. House - 2 Sanford Bishop, Jr. Democratic 40%
GA U.S. House - 4 Hank Johnson, Jr. Democratic 27%
GA U.S. House - 13 David Scott Democratic 30%
HI U.S. Senate - Jr Mazie Hirono Democratic 9%
IA U.S. Senate - Sr Chuck Grassley Republican 76%
IA U.S. House - 2 Dave Loebsack Democratic 24%
IA U.S. House - 4 Steve King Republican 89%
ID U.S. Senate - Sr Mike Crapo Republican 90%
ID U.S. Senate - Jr James Risch Republican 90%
ID U.S. House - 2 Mike Simpson Republican 69%
IL U.S. Senate - Sr Dick Durbin Democratic 23%
IL U.S. House - 1 Bobby Rush Democratic 34%
IL U.S. House - 3 Dan Lipinski Democratic 52%
IL U.S. House - 5 Mike Quigley Democratic 20%
IL U.S. House - 7 Danny Davis Democratic 22%
IL U.S. House - 9 Jan Schakowsky Democratic 3%
IL U.S. House - 11 Bill Foster Democratic 48%
IL U.S. House - 15 John Shimkus Republican 78%
IN U.S. House - 1 Pete Visclosky Democratic 41%
IN U.S. House - 7 André Carson Democratic 28%
KS U.S. Senate - Sr Pat Roberts Republican 86%
KS U.S. Senate - Jr Jerry Moran Republican 85%
KY U.S. Senate - Sr Mitch McConnell, Jr. Republican 84%
KY U.S. House - 2 Brett Guthrie Republican 82%
KY U.S. House - 3 John Yarmuth Democratic 19%
KY U.S. House - 5 Hal Rogers Republican 78%
LA U.S. Senate - Sr Bill Cassidy Republican 67%
LA U.S. House - 1 Steve Scalise Republican 87%
MA U.S. Senate - Jr Ed Markey Democratic 5%
MA U.S. House - 1 Richard Neal Democratic 9%
MA U.S. House - 2 Jim McGovern Democratic 5%
MA U.S. House - 8 Stephen Lynch Democratic 34%
MD U.S. Senate - Sr Ben Cardin Democratic 17%
MD U.S. Senate - Jr Chris Van Hollen, Jr. Democratic 17%
MD U.S. House - 2 Dutch Ruppersberger Democratic 38%
MD U.S. House - 3 John Sarbanes Democratic 15%
MD U.S. House - 5 Steny Hoyer Democratic 23%
ME U.S. Senate - Sr Susan Collins Republican 62%
ME U.S. House - 1 Chellie Pingree Democratic 9%
MI U.S. Senate - Sr Debbie Stabenow Democratic 17%
MI U.S. Senate - Jr Gary Peters Democratic 45%
MI U.S. House - 6 Fred Upton Republican 76%
MN U.S. Senate - Sr Amy Klobuchar Democratic 35%
MN U.S. House - 4 Betty McCollum Democratic 17%
MN U.S. House - 7 Collin Peterson Democratic 54%
MN Governor Tim Walz Democratic/Farmer/Labor 35%
MN Attorney General Keith Ellison Democratic/Farmer/Labor 7%
MO U.S. Senate - Sr Roy Blunt Republican 91%
MO U.S. House - 1 Lacy Clay, Jr. Democratic 23%
MO U.S. House - 3 Blaine Luetkemeyer Republican 82%
State Office Name Party Rating
AK U.S. Senate - Sr Lisa Murkowski R 64%
AK U.S. House - At-Large Donald Young R 62%
AL U.S. Senate - Sr Richard Shelby R 80%
AL U.S. House - 3 Mike Rogers R 79%
AL U.S. House - 4 Robert Aderholt R 77%
AR U.S. Senate - Sr John Boozman R 84%
AZ U.S. House - 2 Ann Kirkpatrick D 51%
AZ U.S. House - 3 Raul Grijalva D 21%
CA U.S. Senate - Sr Dianne Feinstein D 36%
CA U.S. House - 3 John Garamendi D 19%
CA U.S. House - 4 Tom McClintock R 82%
CA U.S. House - 5 Mike Thompson D 26%
CA U.S. House - 6 Doris Matsui D 9%
CA U.S. House - 9 Jerry McNerney D 48%
CA U.S. House - 13 Barbara Lee D 21%
CA U.S. House - 14 Jackie Speier D 12%
CA U.S. House - 16 Jim Costa D 47%
CA U.S. House - 18 Anna Eshoo D 11%
CA U.S. House - 19 Zoe Lofgren D 7%
CA U.S. House - 22 Devin Nunes R 92%
CA U.S. House - 23 Kevin McCarthy R 80%
CA U.S. House - 27 Judy Chu D 3%
CA U.S. House - 28 Adam Schiff D 26%
CA U.S. House - 30 Brad Sherman D 21%
CA U.S. House - 32 Grace Napolitano D 7%
CA U.S. House - 38 Linda Sánchez D 16%
CA U.S. House - 40 Lucille Roybal-Allard D 15%
CA U.S. House - 42 Ken Calvert R 83%
CA U.S. House - 43 Maxine Waters D 17%
CA U.S. House - 53 Susan Davis D 24%
CA Attorney General Xavier Becerra D 10%
CO U.S. Senate - Sr Michael Bennet D 40%
CO U.S. House - 1 Diana DeGette D 13%
CO U.S. House - 5 Doug Lamborn R 95%
CO Governor Jared Polis D 30%
CO Mayor Michael Coffman R 74%
CT U.S. Senate - Jr Chris Murphy D 29%
CT U.S. House - 1 John Larson D 7%
CT U.S. House - 2 Joe Courtney D 39%
CT U.S. House - 3 Rosa DeLauro D 13%
CT U.S. House - 4 Jim Himes D 46%
DE U.S. Senate - Sr Tom Carper D 25%
FL U.S. House - 8 Bill Posey R 69%
FL U.S. House - 12 Gus Bilirakis R 77%
FL U.S. House - 14 Kathy Castor D 18%
FL U.S. House - 16 Vern Buchanan R 67%
FL U.S. House - 20 Alcee Hastings, Sr. D 20%
FL U.S. House - 22 Ted Deutch D 22%
FL U.S. House - 23 Debbie Wasserman Schultz D 13%
FL U.S. House - 25 Mario Diaz-Balart R 62%
GA U.S. House - 2 Sanford Bishop, Jr. D 40%
GA U.S. House - 4 Hank Johnson, Jr. D 27%
GA U.S. House - 13 David Scott D 30%
HI U.S. Senate - Jr Mazie Hirono D 9%
IA U.S. Senate - Sr Chuck Grassley R 76%
IA U.S. House - 2 Dave Loebsack D 24%
IA U.S. House - 4 Steve King R 89%
ID U.S. Senate - Sr Mike Crapo R 90%
ID U.S. Senate - Jr James Risch R 90%
ID U.S. House - 2 Mike Simpson R 69%
IL U.S. Senate - Sr Dick Durbin D 23%
IL U.S. House - 1 Bobby Rush D 34%
IL U.S. House - 3 Dan Lipinski D 52%
IL U.S. House - 5 Mike Quigley D 20%
IL U.S. House - 7 Danny Davis D 22%
IL U.S. House - 9 Jan Schakowsky D 3%
IL U.S. House - 11 Bill Foster D 48%
IL U.S. House - 15 John Shimkus R 78%
IN U.S. House - 1 Pete Visclosky D 41%
IN U.S. House - 7 André Carson D 28%
KS U.S. Senate - Sr Pat Roberts R 86%
KS U.S. Senate - Jr Jerry Moran R 85%
KY U.S. Senate - Sr Mitch McConnell, Jr. R 84%
KY U.S. House - 2 Brett Guthrie R 82%
KY U.S. House - 3 John Yarmuth D 19%
KY U.S. House - 5 Hal Rogers R 78%
LA U.S. Senate - Sr Bill Cassidy R 67%
LA U.S. House - 1 Steve Scalise R 87%
MA U.S. Senate - Jr Ed Markey D 5%
MA U.S. House - 1 Richard Neal D 9%
MA U.S. House - 2 Jim McGovern D 5%
MA U.S. House - 8 Stephen Lynch D 34%
MD U.S. Senate - Sr Ben Cardin D 17%
MD U.S. Senate - Jr Chris Van Hollen, Jr. D 17%
MD U.S. House - 2 Dutch Ruppersberger D 38%
MD U.S. House - 3 John Sarbanes D 15%
MD U.S. House - 5 Steny Hoyer D 23%
ME U.S. Senate - Sr Susan Collins R 62%
ME U.S. House - 1 Chellie Pingree D 9%
MI U.S. Senate - Sr Debbie Stabenow D 17%
MI U.S. Senate - Jr Gary Peters D 45%
MI U.S. House - 6 Fred Upton R 76%
MN U.S. Senate - Sr Amy Klobuchar D 35%
MN U.S. House - 4 Betty McCollum D 17%
MN U.S. House - 7 Collin Peterson D 54%
MN Governor Tim Walz DFL 35%
MN Attorney General Keith Ellison DFL 7%
MO U.S. Senate - Sr Roy Blunt R 91%
MO U.S. House - 1 Lacy Clay, Jr. D 23%
MO U.S. House - 3 Blaine Luetkemeyer R 82%
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