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State Office Name Party Rating
AK U.S. Senate - Sr Lisa Murkowski Republican 53%
AK U.S. House - At-Large Donald Young Republican 48%
AL U.S. Senate - Sr Richard Shelby Republican 90%
AL U.S. House - 2 Martha Roby Republican 74%
AL U.S. House - 3 Mike Rogers Republican 87%
AL U.S. House - 4 Robert Aderholt Republican 74%
AL U.S. House - 5 Mo Brooks Republican 87%
AL U.S. House - 7 Terri Sewell Democratic 36%
AR U.S. Senate - Sr John Boozman Republican 92%
AR U.S. Senate - Jr Tom Cotton Republican 67%
AR U.S. House - 1 Rick Crawford Republican 87%
AR U.S. House - 3 Steve Womack Republican 87%
AR Lieutenant Governor Tim Griffin Republican 87%
AZ U.S. Senate - Sr Kyrsten Sinema Democratic 42%
AZ U.S. House - 2 Ann Kirkpatrick Democratic 42%
AZ U.S. House - 3 Raul Grijalva Democratic 0%
AZ U.S. House - 4 Paul Gosar Republican 84%
AZ U.S. House - 6 David Schweikert Republican 74%
CA U.S. Senate - Sr Dianne Feinstein Democratic 0%
CA U.S. House - 1 Doug LaMalfa Republican 87%
CA U.S. House - 2 Jared Huffman Democratic 0%
CA U.S. House - 3 John Garamendi Democratic 39%
CA U.S. House - 4 Tom McClintock Republican 74%
CA U.S. House - 5 Mike Thompson Democratic 23%
CA U.S. House - 6 Doris Matsui Democratic 0%
CA U.S. House - 7 Ami Bera Democratic 42%
CA U.S. House - 8 Paul Cook Republican 54%
CA U.S. House - 9 Jerry McNerney Democratic 41%
CA U.S. House - 12 Nancy Pelosi Democratic 21%
CA U.S. House - 13 Barbara Lee Democratic 0%
CA U.S. House - 14 Jackie Speier Democratic 0%
CA U.S. House - 15 Eric Swalwell Democratic 7%
CA U.S. House - 16 Jim Costa Democratic 42%
CA U.S. House - 18 Anna Eshoo Democratic 16%
CA U.S. House - 19 Zoe Lofgren Democratic 16%
CA U.S. House - 22 Devin Nunes Republican 58%
CA U.S. House - 23 Kevin McCarthy Republican 74%
CA U.S. House - 26 Julia Brownley Democratic 28%
CA U.S. House - 27 Judy Chu Democratic 0%
CA U.S. House - 28 Adam Schiff Democratic 16%
CA U.S. House - 29 Tony Cárdenas Democratic 28%
CA U.S. House - 30 Brad Sherman Democratic 16%
CA U.S. House - 32 Grace Napolitano Democratic 21%
CA U.S. House - 36 Raul Ruiz Democratic 43%
CA U.S. House - 37 Karen Bass Democratic 0%
CA U.S. House - 38 Linda Sánchez Democratic 0%
CA U.S. House - 40 Lucille Roybal-Allard Democratic 7%
CA U.S. House - 41 Mark Takano Democratic 0%
CA U.S. House - 42 Ken Calvert Republican 62%
CA U.S. House - 43 Maxine Waters Democratic 32%
CA U.S. House - 47 Alan Lowenthal Democratic 0%
CA U.S. House - 51 Juan Vargas Democratic 36%
CA U.S. House - 52 Scott Peters Democratic 43%
CA U.S. House - 53 Susan Davis Democratic 7%
CA Attorney General Xavier Becerra Democratic 15%
CA Supervisor - 4 Janice Hahn 16%
CO U.S. Senate - Sr Michael Bennet Democratic 34%
CO U.S. Senate - Jr Cory Gardner Republican 62%
CO U.S. House - 1 Diana DeGette Democratic 0%
CO U.S. House - 3 Scott Tipton Republican 59%
CO U.S. House - 5 Doug Lamborn Republican 84%
CO Governor Jared Polis Democratic 32%
CO Mayor Michael Coffman Republican 62%
CT U.S. Senate - Sr Richard Blumenthal Democratic 0%
CT U.S. Senate - Jr Chris Murphy Democratic 0%
CT U.S. House - 1 John Larson Democratic 7%
CT U.S. House - 2 Joe Courtney Democratic 21%
CT U.S. House - 3 Rosa DeLauro Democratic 7%
CT U.S. House - 4 Jim Himes Democratic 28%
DE U.S. Senate - Sr Tom Carper Democratic 0%
DE U.S. Senate - Jr Chris Coons Democratic 29%
DE Governor John Carney, Jr. Democratic 32%
FL U.S. Senate - Sr Marco Rubio Republican 65%
FL U.S. House - 3 Ted Yoho Republican 87%
FL U.S. House - 8 Bill Posey Republican 87%
FL U.S. House - 11 Daniel Webster Republican 71%
FL U.S. House - 12 Gus Bilirakis Republican 87%
FL U.S. House - 14 Kathy Castor Democratic 39%
FL U.S. House - 16 Vern Buchanan Republican 74%
FL U.S. House - 20 Alcee Hastings, Sr. Democratic 0%
FL U.S. House - 21 Lois Frankel Democratic 16%
FL U.S. House - 22 Ted Deutch Democratic 28%
FL U.S. House - 23 Debbie Wasserman Schultz Democratic 28%
FL U.S. House - 24 Frederica Wilson Democratic 7%
FL U.S. House - 25 Mario Diaz-Balart Republican 53%
FL Governor Ron DeSantis Republican 74%
GA U.S. House - 2 Sanford Bishop, Jr. Democratic 28%
GA U.S. House - 4 Hank Johnson, Jr. Democratic 39%
GA U.S. House - 5 John Lewis Democratic 27%
GA U.S. House - 7 Rob Woodall Republican 57%
GA U.S. House - 8 Austin Scott Republican 87%
GA U.S. House - 9 Doug Collins Republican 87%
GA U.S. House - 13 David Scott Democratic 24%
GA U.S. House - 14 Tom Graves, Jr. Republican 74%
HI U.S. Senate - Sr Brian Schatz Democratic 0%
HI U.S. Senate - Jr Mazie Hirono Democratic 0%
HI U.S. House - 2 Tulsi Gabbard Democratic 36%
IA U.S. Senate - Sr Chuck Grassley Republican 92%
IA U.S. House - 2 Dave Loebsack Democratic 32%
IA U.S. House - 4 Steve King Republican 87%
State Office Name Party Rating
AK U.S. Senate - Sr Lisa Murkowski R 53%
AK U.S. House - At-Large Donald Young R 48%
AL U.S. Senate - Sr Richard Shelby R 90%
AL U.S. House - 2 Martha Roby R 74%
AL U.S. House - 3 Mike Rogers R 87%
AL U.S. House - 4 Robert Aderholt R 74%
AL U.S. House - 5 Mo Brooks R 87%
AL U.S. House - 7 Terri Sewell D 36%
AR U.S. Senate - Sr John Boozman R 92%
AR U.S. Senate - Jr Tom Cotton R 67%
AR U.S. House - 1 Rick Crawford R 87%
AR U.S. House - 3 Steve Womack R 87%
AR Lieutenant Governor Tim Griffin R 87%
AZ U.S. Senate - Sr Kyrsten Sinema D 42%
AZ U.S. House - 2 Ann Kirkpatrick D 42%
AZ U.S. House - 3 Raul Grijalva D 0%
AZ U.S. House - 4 Paul Gosar R 84%
AZ U.S. House - 6 David Schweikert R 74%
CA U.S. Senate - Sr Dianne Feinstein D 0%
CA U.S. House - 1 Doug LaMalfa R 87%
CA U.S. House - 2 Jared Huffman D 0%
CA U.S. House - 3 John Garamendi D 39%
CA U.S. House - 4 Tom McClintock R 74%
CA U.S. House - 5 Mike Thompson D 23%
CA U.S. House - 6 Doris Matsui D 0%
CA U.S. House - 7 Ami Bera D 42%
CA U.S. House - 8 Paul Cook R 54%
CA U.S. House - 9 Jerry McNerney D 41%
CA U.S. House - 12 Nancy Pelosi D 21%
CA U.S. House - 13 Barbara Lee D 0%
CA U.S. House - 14 Jackie Speier D 0%
CA U.S. House - 15 Eric Swalwell D 7%
CA U.S. House - 16 Jim Costa D 42%
CA U.S. House - 18 Anna Eshoo D 16%
CA U.S. House - 19 Zoe Lofgren D 16%
CA U.S. House - 22 Devin Nunes R 58%
CA U.S. House - 23 Kevin McCarthy R 74%
CA U.S. House - 26 Julia Brownley D 28%
CA U.S. House - 27 Judy Chu D 0%
CA U.S. House - 28 Adam Schiff D 16%
CA U.S. House - 29 Tony Cárdenas D 28%
CA U.S. House - 30 Brad Sherman D 16%
CA U.S. House - 32 Grace Napolitano D 21%
CA U.S. House - 36 Raul Ruiz D 43%
CA U.S. House - 37 Karen Bass D 0%
CA U.S. House - 38 Linda Sánchez D 0%
CA U.S. House - 40 Lucille Roybal-Allard D 7%
CA U.S. House - 41 Mark Takano D 0%
CA U.S. House - 42 Ken Calvert R 62%
CA U.S. House - 43 Maxine Waters D 32%
CA U.S. House - 47 Alan Lowenthal D 0%
CA U.S. House - 51 Juan Vargas D 36%
CA U.S. House - 52 Scott Peters D 43%
CA U.S. House - 53 Susan Davis D 7%
CA Attorney General Xavier Becerra D 15%
CA Supervisor - 4 Janice Hahn 16%
CO U.S. Senate - Sr Michael Bennet D 34%
CO U.S. Senate - Jr Cory Gardner R 62%
CO U.S. House - 1 Diana DeGette D 0%
CO U.S. House - 3 Scott Tipton R 59%
CO U.S. House - 5 Doug Lamborn R 84%
CO Governor Jared Polis D 32%
CO Mayor Michael Coffman R 62%
CT U.S. Senate - Sr Richard Blumenthal D 0%
CT U.S. Senate - Jr Chris Murphy D 0%
CT U.S. House - 1 John Larson D 7%
CT U.S. House - 2 Joe Courtney D 21%
CT U.S. House - 3 Rosa DeLauro D 7%
CT U.S. House - 4 Jim Himes D 28%
DE U.S. Senate - Sr Tom Carper D 0%
DE U.S. Senate - Jr Chris Coons D 29%
DE Governor John Carney, Jr. D 32%
FL U.S. Senate - Sr Marco Rubio R 65%
FL U.S. House - 3 Ted Yoho R 87%
FL U.S. House - 8 Bill Posey R 87%
FL U.S. House - 11 Daniel Webster R 71%
FL U.S. House - 12 Gus Bilirakis R 87%
FL U.S. House - 14 Kathy Castor D 39%
FL U.S. House - 16 Vern Buchanan R 74%
FL U.S. House - 20 Alcee Hastings, Sr. D 0%
FL U.S. House - 21 Lois Frankel D 16%
FL U.S. House - 22 Ted Deutch D 28%
FL U.S. House - 23 Debbie Wasserman Schultz D 28%
FL U.S. House - 24 Frederica Wilson D 7%
FL U.S. House - 25 Mario Diaz-Balart R 53%
FL Governor Ron DeSantis R 74%
GA U.S. House - 2 Sanford Bishop, Jr. D 28%
GA U.S. House - 4 Hank Johnson, Jr. D 39%
GA U.S. House - 5 John Lewis D 27%
GA U.S. House - 7 Rob Woodall R 57%
GA U.S. House - 8 Austin Scott R 87%
GA U.S. House - 9 Doug Collins R 87%
GA U.S. House - 13 David Scott D 24%
GA U.S. House - 14 Tom Graves, Jr. R 74%
HI U.S. Senate - Sr Brian Schatz D 0%
HI U.S. Senate - Jr Mazie Hirono D 0%
HI U.S. House - 2 Tulsi Gabbard D 36%
IA U.S. Senate - Sr Chuck Grassley R 92%
IA U.S. House - 2 Dave Loebsack D 32%
IA U.S. House - 4 Steve King R 87%
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