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State Office Name Party Rating
AK U.S. Senate - Sr Lisa Murkowski Republican 58%
AK U.S. House - At-Large Donald Young Republican 70%
AL U.S. Senate - Sr Richard Shelby Republican 78%
AL U.S. House - 2 Martha Roby Republican 90%
AL U.S. House - 3 Mike Rogers Republican 73%
AL U.S. House - 4 Robert Aderholt Republican 90%
AL U.S. House - 5 Mo Brooks Republican 53%
AL U.S. House - 7 Terri Sewell Democratic 38%
AR U.S. Senate - Sr John Boozman Republican 81%
AR U.S. House - 1 Rick Crawford Republican 90%
AR U.S. House - 3 Steve Womack Republican 90%
AR Lieutenant Governor Tim Griffin Republican 90%
AZ U.S. House - 3 Raul Grijalva Democratic 8%
AZ U.S. House - 4 Paul Gosar Republican 77%
AZ U.S. House - 6 David Schweikert Republican 82%
CA U.S. Senate - Sr Dianne Feinstein Democratic 19%
CA U.S. House - 3 John Garamendi Democratic 11%
CA U.S. House - 4 Tom McClintock Republican 53%
CA U.S. House - 5 Mike Thompson Democratic 33%
CA U.S. House - 6 Doris Matsui Democratic 14%
CA U.S. House - 9 Jerry McNerney Democratic 30%
CA U.S. House - 12 Nancy Pelosi Democratic 18%
CA U.S. House - 13 Barbara Lee Democratic 8%
CA U.S. House - 14 Jackie Speier Democratic 21%
CA U.S. House - 16 Jim Costa Democratic 43%
CA U.S. House - 18 Anna Eshoo Democratic 27%
CA U.S. House - 19 Zoe Lofgren Democratic 22%
CA U.S. House - 22 Devin Nunes Republican 82%
CA U.S. House - 23 Kevin McCarthy Republican 90%
CA U.S. House - 27 Judy Chu Democratic 8%
CA U.S. House - 28 Adam Schiff Democratic 24%
CA U.S. House - 30 Brad Sherman Democratic 20%
CA U.S. House - 32 Grace Napolitano Democratic 8%
CA U.S. House - 37 Karen Bass Democratic 13%
CA U.S. House - 38 Linda Sánchez Democratic 8%
CA U.S. House - 40 Lucille Roybal-Allard Democratic 8%
CA U.S. House - 42 Ken Calvert Republican 77%
CA U.S. House - 43 Maxine Waters Democratic 14%
CA U.S. House - 53 Susan Davis Democratic 24%
CA Attorney General Xavier Becerra Democratic 10%
CO U.S. Senate - Sr Michael Bennet Democratic 41%
CO U.S. Senate - Jr Cory Gardner Republican 77%
CO U.S. House - 1 Diana DeGette Democratic 20%
CO U.S. House - 3 Scott Tipton Republican 82%
CO U.S. House - 5 Doug Lamborn Republican 100%
CO U.S. House - 7 Ed Perlmutter Democratic 38%
CO Governor Jared Polis Democratic 22%
CO Mayor Michael Coffman Republican 77%
CT U.S. Senate - Sr Richard Blumenthal Democratic 31%
CT U.S. Senate - Jr Chris Murphy Democratic 27%
CT U.S. House - 1 John Larson Democratic 28%
CT U.S. House - 2 Joe Courtney Democratic 33%
CT U.S. House - 3 Rosa DeLauro Democratic 9%
CT U.S. House - 4 Jim Himes Democratic 33%
DE U.S. Senate - Sr Tom Carper Democratic 36%
DE U.S. Senate - Jr Chris Coons Democratic 31%
DE Governor John Carney, Jr. Democratic 36%
FL U.S. Senate - Sr Marco Rubio Republican 75%
FL U.S. House - 8 Bill Posey Republican 90%
FL U.S. House - 11 Daniel Webster Republican 100%
FL U.S. House - 12 Gus Bilirakis Republican 54%
FL U.S. House - 14 Kathy Castor Democratic 17%
FL U.S. House - 16 Vern Buchanan Republican 51%
FL U.S. House - 20 Alcee Hastings, Sr. Democratic 12%
FL U.S. House - 22 Ted Deutch Democratic 16%
FL U.S. House - 23 Debbie Wasserman Schultz Democratic 9%
FL U.S. House - 24 Frederica Wilson Democratic 8%
FL U.S. House - 25 Mario Diaz-Balart Republican 60%
GA U.S. House - 2 Sanford Bishop, Jr. Democratic 41%
GA U.S. House - 4 Hank Johnson, Jr. Democratic 11%
GA U.S. House - 7 Rob Woodall Republican 66%
GA U.S. House - 8 Austin Scott Republican 100%
GA U.S. House - 13 David Scott Democratic 35%
HI U.S. Senate - Jr Mazie Hirono Democratic 8%
IA U.S. Senate - Sr Chuck Grassley Republican 90%
IA U.S. House - 2 Dave Loebsack Democratic 36%
IA U.S. House - 4 Steve King Republican 54%
ID U.S. Senate - Sr Mike Crapo Republican 100%
ID U.S. Senate - Jr James Risch Republican 91%
ID U.S. House - 2 Mike Simpson Republican 77%
IL U.S. Senate - Sr Dick Durbin Democratic 12%
IL U.S. House - 1 Bobby Rush Democratic 10%
IL U.S. House - 3 Dan Lipinski Democratic 37%
IL U.S. House - 5 Mike Quigley Democratic 35%
IL U.S. House - 7 Danny Davis Democratic 13%
IL U.S. House - 9 Jan Schakowsky Democratic 8%
IL U.S. House - 15 John Shimkus Republican 70%
IL U.S. House - 16 Adam Kinzinger Republican 63%
IN U.S. Senate - Sr Todd Young Republican 90%
IN U.S. House - 1 Pete Visclosky Democratic 34%
IN U.S. House - 7 André Carson Democratic 8%
IN U.S. House - 8 Larry Bucshon Republican 77%
KS U.S. Senate - Sr Pat Roberts Republican 68%
KS U.S. Senate - Jr Jerry Moran Republican 62%
KY U.S. Senate - Sr Mitch McConnell, Jr. Republican 90%
KY U.S. Senate - Jr Rand Paul Republican 72%
KY U.S. House - 2 Brett Guthrie Republican 73%
KY U.S. House - 3 John Yarmuth Democratic 15%
KY U.S. House - 5 Hal Rogers Republican 77%
LA U.S. Senate - Sr Bill Cassidy Republican 73%
State Office Name Party Rating
AK U.S. Senate - Sr Lisa Murkowski R 58%
AK U.S. House - At-Large Donald Young R 70%
AL U.S. Senate - Sr Richard Shelby R 78%
AL U.S. House - 2 Martha Roby R 90%
AL U.S. House - 3 Mike Rogers R 73%
AL U.S. House - 4 Robert Aderholt R 90%
AL U.S. House - 5 Mo Brooks R 53%
AL U.S. House - 7 Terri Sewell D 38%
AR U.S. Senate - Sr John Boozman R 81%
AR U.S. House - 1 Rick Crawford R 90%
AR U.S. House - 3 Steve Womack R 90%
AR Lieutenant Governor Tim Griffin R 90%
AZ U.S. House - 3 Raul Grijalva D 8%
AZ U.S. House - 4 Paul Gosar R 77%
AZ U.S. House - 6 David Schweikert R 82%
CA U.S. Senate - Sr Dianne Feinstein D 19%
CA U.S. House - 3 John Garamendi D 11%
CA U.S. House - 4 Tom McClintock R 53%
CA U.S. House - 5 Mike Thompson D 33%
CA U.S. House - 6 Doris Matsui D 14%
CA U.S. House - 9 Jerry McNerney D 30%
CA U.S. House - 12 Nancy Pelosi D 18%
CA U.S. House - 13 Barbara Lee D 8%
CA U.S. House - 14 Jackie Speier D 21%
CA U.S. House - 16 Jim Costa D 43%
CA U.S. House - 18 Anna Eshoo D 27%
CA U.S. House - 19 Zoe Lofgren D 22%
CA U.S. House - 22 Devin Nunes R 82%
CA U.S. House - 23 Kevin McCarthy R 90%
CA U.S. House - 27 Judy Chu D 8%
CA U.S. House - 28 Adam Schiff D 24%
CA U.S. House - 30 Brad Sherman D 20%
CA U.S. House - 32 Grace Napolitano D 8%
CA U.S. House - 37 Karen Bass D 13%
CA U.S. House - 38 Linda Sánchez D 8%
CA U.S. House - 40 Lucille Roybal-Allard D 8%
CA U.S. House - 42 Ken Calvert R 77%
CA U.S. House - 43 Maxine Waters D 14%
CA U.S. House - 53 Susan Davis D 24%
CA Attorney General Xavier Becerra D 10%
CO U.S. Senate - Sr Michael Bennet D 41%
CO U.S. Senate - Jr Cory Gardner R 77%
CO U.S. House - 1 Diana DeGette D 20%
CO U.S. House - 3 Scott Tipton R 82%
CO U.S. House - 5 Doug Lamborn R 100%
CO U.S. House - 7 Ed Perlmutter D 38%
CO Governor Jared Polis D 22%
CO Mayor Michael Coffman R 77%
CT U.S. Senate - Sr Richard Blumenthal D 31%
CT U.S. Senate - Jr Chris Murphy D 27%
CT U.S. House - 1 John Larson D 28%
CT U.S. House - 2 Joe Courtney D 33%
CT U.S. House - 3 Rosa DeLauro D 9%
CT U.S. House - 4 Jim Himes D 33%
DE U.S. Senate - Sr Tom Carper D 36%
DE U.S. Senate - Jr Chris Coons D 31%
DE Governor John Carney, Jr. D 36%
FL U.S. Senate - Sr Marco Rubio R 75%
FL U.S. House - 8 Bill Posey R 90%
FL U.S. House - 11 Daniel Webster R 100%
FL U.S. House - 12 Gus Bilirakis R 54%
FL U.S. House - 14 Kathy Castor D 17%
FL U.S. House - 16 Vern Buchanan R 51%
FL U.S. House - 20 Alcee Hastings, Sr. D 12%
FL U.S. House - 22 Ted Deutch D 16%
FL U.S. House - 23 Debbie Wasserman Schultz D 9%
FL U.S. House - 24 Frederica Wilson D 8%
FL U.S. House - 25 Mario Diaz-Balart R 60%
GA U.S. House - 2 Sanford Bishop, Jr. D 41%
GA U.S. House - 4 Hank Johnson, Jr. D 11%
GA U.S. House - 7 Rob Woodall R 66%
GA U.S. House - 8 Austin Scott R 100%
GA U.S. House - 13 David Scott D 35%
HI U.S. Senate - Jr Mazie Hirono D 8%
IA U.S. Senate - Sr Chuck Grassley R 90%
IA U.S. House - 2 Dave Loebsack D 36%
IA U.S. House - 4 Steve King R 54%
ID U.S. Senate - Sr Mike Crapo R 100%
ID U.S. Senate - Jr James Risch R 91%
ID U.S. House - 2 Mike Simpson R 77%
IL U.S. Senate - Sr Dick Durbin D 12%
IL U.S. House - 1 Bobby Rush D 10%
IL U.S. House - 3 Dan Lipinski D 37%
IL U.S. House - 5 Mike Quigley D 35%
IL U.S. House - 7 Danny Davis D 13%
IL U.S. House - 9 Jan Schakowsky D 8%
IL U.S. House - 15 John Shimkus R 70%
IL U.S. House - 16 Adam Kinzinger R 63%
IN U.S. Senate - Sr Todd Young R 90%
IN U.S. House - 1 Pete Visclosky D 34%
IN U.S. House - 7 André Carson D 8%
IN U.S. House - 8 Larry Bucshon R 77%
KS U.S. Senate - Sr Pat Roberts R 68%
KS U.S. Senate - Jr Jerry Moran R 62%
KY U.S. Senate - Sr Mitch McConnell, Jr. R 90%
KY U.S. Senate - Jr Rand Paul R 72%
KY U.S. House - 2 Brett Guthrie R 73%
KY U.S. House - 3 John Yarmuth D 15%
KY U.S. House - 5 Hal Rogers R 77%
LA U.S. Senate - Sr Bill Cassidy R 73%
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