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2002 Positions

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State Office Name Party Rating
AK U.S. House - At-Large Donald Young Republican 100%
AL U.S. Senate - Sr Richard Shelby Republican 57%
AL U.S. House - 4 Robert Aderholt Republican 75%
AR U.S. Senate - Sr John Boozman Republican 100%
CA U.S. Senate - Sr Dianne Feinstein Democratic 43%
CA U.S. House - 5 Mike Thompson Democratic 50%
CA U.S. House - 12 Nancy Pelosi Democratic 33%
CA U.S. House - 13 Barbara Lee Democratic 50%
CA U.S. House - 18 Anna Eshoo Democratic 50%
CA U.S. House - 19 Zoe Lofgren Democratic 25%
CA U.S. House - 28 Adam Schiff Democratic 50%
CA U.S. House - 30 Brad Sherman Democratic 50%
CA U.S. House - 32 Grace Napolitano Democratic 50%
CA U.S. House - 40 Lucille Roybal-Allard Democratic 50%
CA U.S. House - 42 Ken Calvert Republican 100%
CA U.S. House - 43 Maxine Waters Democratic 25%
CA U.S. House - 53 Susan Davis Democratic 100%
CA Attorney General Xavier Becerra Democratic 50%
CA Supervisor - 1 Hilda Solis 50%
CO U.S. House - 1 Diana DeGette Democratic 50%
CO Commissioner - 2 Scott McInnis 75%
CT U.S. House - 1 John Larson Democratic 50%
CT U.S. House - 3 Rosa DeLauro Democratic 50%
DE U.S. Senate - Sr Tom Carper Democratic 57%
FL U.S. House - 20 Alcee Hastings, Sr. Democratic 50%
GA U.S. House - 2 Sanford Bishop, Jr. Democratic 50%
GA U.S. House - 5 John Lewis Democratic 33%
IA U.S. Senate - Sr Chuck Grassley Republican 100%
ID U.S. Senate - Sr Mike Crapo Republican 86%
ID U.S. House - 2 Mike Simpson Republican 100%
IL U.S. Senate - Sr Dick Durbin Democratic 0%
IL U.S. House - 1 Bobby Rush Democratic 50%
IL U.S. House - 7 Danny Davis Democratic 50%
IL U.S. House - 9 Jan Schakowsky Democratic 50%
IL U.S. House - 15 John Shimkus Republican 100%
IL Board Member - At-Large David Phelps 50%
IN U.S. House - 1 Pete Visclosky Democratic 25%
KS U.S. Senate - Sr Pat Roberts Republican 100%
KS U.S. Senate - Jr Jerry Moran Republican 100%
KY U.S. Senate - Sr Mitch McConnell, Jr. Republican 100%
KY U.S. House - 5 Hal Rogers Republican 100%
MA U.S. Senate - Jr Ed Markey Democratic 50%
MA U.S. House - 1 Richard Neal Democratic 50%
MA U.S. House - 2 Jim McGovern Democratic 50%
MA U.S. House - 8 Stephen Lynch Democratic 50%
MD U.S. Senate - Sr Ben Cardin Democratic 50%
MD U.S. House - 5 Steny Hoyer Democratic 50%
ME U.S. Senate - Sr Susan Collins Republican 57%
MI U.S. Senate - Sr Debbie Stabenow Democratic 0%
MI U.S. House - 6 Fred Upton Republican 100%
MN U.S. House - 4 Betty McCollum Democratic 50%
MN U.S. House - 7 Collin Peterson Democratic 25%
MO U.S. Senate - Sr Roy Blunt Republican 100%
MO U.S. House - 1 Lacy Clay, Jr. Democratic 50%
MO U.S. House - 6 Sam Graves Republican 100%
MS U.S. Senate - Sr Roger Wicker Republican 75%
MS U.S. House - 2 Bennie Thompson Democratic 50%
NA Vice President Mike Pence Republican 75%
NC U.S. Senate - Sr Richard Burr Republican 100%
NC U.S. House - 4 David Price Democratic 50%
NJ U.S. Senate - Sr Bob Menendez Democratic 50%
NJ U.S. House - 4 Chris Smith Republican 25%
NJ U.S. House - 6 Frank Pallone, Jr. Democratic 25%
NJ U.S. House - 9 Bill Pascrell, Jr. Democratic 50%
NM U.S. Senate - Sr Tom Udall Democratic 50%
NY U.S. Senate - Sr Chuck Schumer Democratic 0%
NY U.S. House - 2 Pete King Republican 100%
NY U.S. House - 5 Gregory Meeks Democratic 50%
NY U.S. House - 7 Nydia Velázquez Democratic 50%
NY U.S. House - 10 Jerry Nadler Democratic 25%
NY U.S. House - 12 Carolyn Maloney Democratic 50%
NY U.S. House - 15 José Serrano Democratic 50%
NY U.S. House - 16 Eliot Engel Democratic 50%
NY U.S. House - 17 Nita Lowey Democratic 50%
OH U.S. Senate - Sr Sherrod Brown Democratic 0%
OH U.S. Senate - Jr Rob Portman Republican 100%
OH U.S. House - 1 Steve Chabot Republican 50%
OH U.S. House - 9 Marcia Kaptur Democratic 25%
OH Governor Mike DeWine Republican 100%
OK U.S. Senate - Sr Jim Inhofe Republican 100%
OK U.S. House - 3 Frank Lucas Republican 100%
OR U.S. Senate - Sr Ron Wyden Democratic 43%
OR U.S. House - 2 Greg Walden Republican 100%
OR U.S. House - 3 Earl Blumenauer Democratic 50%
OR U.S. House - 4 Peter DeFazio Democratic 25%
PA U.S. Senate - Jr Pat Toomey Republican 100%
PA U.S. House - 18 Mike Doyle, Jr. Democratic 50%
RI U.S. Senate - Sr Jack Reed Democratic 0%
RI U.S. House - 2 Jim Langevin Democratic 50%
SC U.S. Senate - Sr Lindsey Graham Republican 25%
SC U.S. House - 2 Joe Wilson, Sr. Republican 50%
SC U.S. House - 6 Jim Clyburn Democratic 50%
SD U.S. Senate - Sr John Thune Republican 100%
TX U.S. House - 8 Kevin Brady Republican 100%
TX U.S. House - 12 Kay Granger Republican 100%
TX U.S. House - 13 Mac Thornberry Republican 100%
TX U.S. House - 18 Sheila Jackson Lee Democratic 25%
TX U.S. House - 30 Eddie Johnson Democratic 50%
TX U.S. House - 35 Lloyd Doggett II Democratic 50%
VA U.S. House - 3 Bobby Scott Democratic 50%
State Office Name Party Rating
AK U.S. House - At-Large Donald Young R 100%
AL U.S. Senate - Sr Richard Shelby R 57%
AL U.S. House - 4 Robert Aderholt R 75%
AR U.S. Senate - Sr John Boozman R 100%
CA U.S. Senate - Sr Dianne Feinstein D 43%
CA U.S. House - 5 Mike Thompson D 50%
CA U.S. House - 12 Nancy Pelosi D 33%
CA U.S. House - 13 Barbara Lee D 50%
CA U.S. House - 18 Anna Eshoo D 50%
CA U.S. House - 19 Zoe Lofgren D 25%
CA U.S. House - 28 Adam Schiff D 50%
CA U.S. House - 30 Brad Sherman D 50%
CA U.S. House - 32 Grace Napolitano D 50%
CA U.S. House - 40 Lucille Roybal-Allard D 50%
CA U.S. House - 42 Ken Calvert R 100%
CA U.S. House - 43 Maxine Waters D 25%
CA U.S. House - 53 Susan Davis D 100%
CA Attorney General Xavier Becerra D 50%
CA Supervisor - 1 Hilda Solis 50%
CO U.S. House - 1 Diana DeGette D 50%
CO Commissioner - 2 Scott McInnis 75%
CT U.S. House - 1 John Larson D 50%
CT U.S. House - 3 Rosa DeLauro D 50%
DE U.S. Senate - Sr Tom Carper D 57%
FL U.S. House - 20 Alcee Hastings, Sr. D 50%
GA U.S. House - 2 Sanford Bishop, Jr. D 50%
GA U.S. House - 5 John Lewis D 33%
IA U.S. Senate - Sr Chuck Grassley R 100%
ID U.S. Senate - Sr Mike Crapo R 86%
ID U.S. House - 2 Mike Simpson R 100%
IL U.S. Senate - Sr Dick Durbin D 0%
IL U.S. House - 1 Bobby Rush D 50%
IL U.S. House - 7 Danny Davis D 50%
IL U.S. House - 9 Jan Schakowsky D 50%
IL U.S. House - 15 John Shimkus R 100%
IL Board Member - At-Large David Phelps 50%
IN U.S. House - 1 Pete Visclosky D 25%
KS U.S. Senate - Sr Pat Roberts R 100%
KS U.S. Senate - Jr Jerry Moran R 100%
KY U.S. Senate - Sr Mitch McConnell, Jr. R 100%
KY U.S. House - 5 Hal Rogers R 100%
MA U.S. Senate - Jr Ed Markey D 50%
MA U.S. House - 1 Richard Neal D 50%
MA U.S. House - 2 Jim McGovern D 50%
MA U.S. House - 8 Stephen Lynch D 50%
MD U.S. Senate - Sr Ben Cardin D 50%
MD U.S. House - 5 Steny Hoyer D 50%
ME U.S. Senate - Sr Susan Collins R 57%
MI U.S. Senate - Sr Debbie Stabenow D 0%
MI U.S. House - 6 Fred Upton R 100%
MN U.S. House - 4 Betty McCollum D 50%
MN U.S. House - 7 Collin Peterson D 25%
MO U.S. Senate - Sr Roy Blunt R 100%
MO U.S. House - 1 Lacy Clay, Jr. D 50%
MO U.S. House - 6 Sam Graves R 100%
MS U.S. Senate - Sr Roger Wicker R 75%
MS U.S. House - 2 Bennie Thompson D 50%
NA Vice President Mike Pence R 75%
NC U.S. Senate - Sr Richard Burr R 100%
NC U.S. House - 4 David Price D 50%
NJ U.S. Senate - Sr Bob Menendez D 50%
NJ U.S. House - 4 Chris Smith R 25%
NJ U.S. House - 6 Frank Pallone, Jr. D 25%
NJ U.S. House - 9 Bill Pascrell, Jr. D 50%
NM U.S. Senate - Sr Tom Udall D 50%
NY U.S. Senate - Sr Chuck Schumer D 0%
NY U.S. House - 2 Pete King R 100%
NY U.S. House - 5 Gregory Meeks D 50%
NY U.S. House - 7 Nydia Velázquez D 50%
NY U.S. House - 10 Jerry Nadler D 25%
NY U.S. House - 12 Carolyn Maloney D 50%
NY U.S. House - 15 José Serrano D 50%
NY U.S. House - 16 Eliot Engel D 50%
NY U.S. House - 17 Nita Lowey D 50%
OH U.S. Senate - Sr Sherrod Brown D 0%
OH U.S. Senate - Jr Rob Portman R 100%
OH U.S. House - 1 Steve Chabot R 50%
OH U.S. House - 9 Marcia Kaptur D 25%
OH Governor Mike DeWine R 100%
OK U.S. Senate - Sr Jim Inhofe R 100%
OK U.S. House - 3 Frank Lucas R 100%
OR U.S. Senate - Sr Ron Wyden D 43%
OR U.S. House - 2 Greg Walden R 100%
OR U.S. House - 3 Earl Blumenauer D 50%
OR U.S. House - 4 Peter DeFazio D 25%
PA U.S. Senate - Jr Pat Toomey R 100%
PA U.S. House - 18 Mike Doyle, Jr. D 50%
RI U.S. Senate - Sr Jack Reed D 0%
RI U.S. House - 2 Jim Langevin D 50%
SC U.S. Senate - Sr Lindsey Graham R 25%
SC U.S. House - 2 Joe Wilson, Sr. R 50%
SC U.S. House - 6 Jim Clyburn D 50%
SD U.S. Senate - Sr John Thune R 100%
TX U.S. House - 8 Kevin Brady R 100%
TX U.S. House - 12 Kay Granger R 100%
TX U.S. House - 13 Mac Thornberry R 100%
TX U.S. House - 18 Sheila Jackson Lee D 25%
TX U.S. House - 30 Eddie Johnson D 50%
TX U.S. House - 35 Lloyd Doggett II D 50%
VA U.S. House - 3 Bobby Scott D 50%
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