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2015-2016 Positions

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State Office Name Party Rating
AK U.S. Senate - Sr Lisa Murkowski Republican 55%
AK U.S. Senate - Jr Dan Sullivan Republican 40%
AK U.S. House - At-Large Donald Young Republican 44%
AL U.S. Senate - Sr Richard Shelby Republican 56%
AL U.S. House - 1 Bradley Byrne Republican 14%
AL U.S. House - 2 Martha Roby Republican 25%
AL U.S. House - 3 Mike Rogers Republican 25%
AL U.S. House - 4 Robert Aderholt Republican 29%
AL U.S. House - 5 Mo Brooks Republican 24%
AL U.S. House - 6 Gary Palmer Republican 19%
AL U.S. House - 7 Terri Sewell Democratic 67%
AR U.S. Senate - Sr John Boozman Republican 33%
AR U.S. Senate - Jr Tom Cotton Republican 33%
AR U.S. House - 1 Rick Crawford Republican 31%
AR U.S. House - 2 French Hill Republican 25%
AR U.S. House - 3 Steve Womack Republican 25%
AR U.S. House - 4 Bruce Westerman Republican 24%
AZ U.S. Senate - Sr Kyrsten Sinema Democratic 56%
AZ U.S. Senate - Jr Martha McSally Republican 25%
AZ U.S. House - 2 Ann Kirkpatrick Democratic 85%
AZ U.S. House - 3 Raul Grijalva Democratic 100%
AZ U.S. House - 4 Paul Gosar Republican 12%
AZ U.S. House - 6 David Schweikert Republican 18%
AZ U.S. House - 7 Ruben Gallego Democratic 100%
CA U.S. Senate - Sr Dianne Feinstein Democratic 79%
CA U.S. House - 1 Doug LaMalfa Republican 24%
CA U.S. House - 2 Jared Huffman Democratic 96%
CA U.S. House - 3 John Garamendi Democratic 89%
CA U.S. House - 4 Tom McClintock Republican 19%
CA U.S. House - 5 Mike Thompson Democratic 94%
CA U.S. House - 6 Doris Matsui Democratic 90%
CA U.S. House - 7 Ami Bera Democratic 76%
CA U.S. House - 8 Paul Cook Republican 29%
CA U.S. House - 9 Jerry McNerney Democratic 94%
CA U.S. House - 11 Mark DeSaulnier Democratic 100%
CA U.S. House - 12 Nancy Pelosi Democratic 100%
CA U.S. House - 13 Barbara Lee Democratic 100%
CA U.S. House - 14 Jackie Speier Democratic 100%
CA U.S. House - 15 Eric Swalwell Democratic 90%
CA U.S. House - 16 Jim Costa Democratic 50%
CA U.S. House - 18 Anna Eshoo Democratic 94%
CA U.S. House - 19 Zoe Lofgren Democratic 91%
CA U.S. House - 22 Devin Nunes Republican 25%
CA U.S. House - 23 Kevin McCarthy Republican 25%
CA U.S. House - 26 Julia Brownley Democratic 100%
CA U.S. House - 27 Judy Chu Democratic 100%
CA U.S. House - 28 Adam Schiff Democratic 100%
CA U.S. House - 29 Tony Cárdenas Democratic 95%
CA U.S. House - 30 Brad Sherman Democratic 100%
CA U.S. House - 31 Pete Aguilar Democratic 92%
CA U.S. House - 32 Grace Napolitano Democratic 100%
CA U.S. House - 33 Ted Lieu Democratic 100%
CA U.S. House - 35 Norma Torres Democratic 89%
CA U.S. House - 36 Raul Ruiz Democratic 93%
CA U.S. House - 37 Karen Bass Democratic 100%
CA U.S. House - 38 Linda Sánchez Democratic 100%
CA U.S. House - 40 Lucille Roybal-Allard Democratic 95%
CA U.S. House - 41 Mark Takano Democratic 96%
CA U.S. House - 42 Ken Calvert Republican 25%
CA U.S. House - 43 Maxine Waters Democratic 100%
CA U.S. House - 47 Alan Lowenthal Democratic 100%
CA U.S. House - 51 Juan Vargas Democratic 96%
CA U.S. House - 52 Scott Peters Democratic 83%
CA U.S. House - 53 Susan Davis Democratic 95%
CA Attorney General Xavier Becerra Democratic 100%
CA Mayor - At-Large Harry Price 18%
CA Supervisor - 4 Janice Hahn 100%
CO U.S. Senate - Sr Michael Bennet Democratic 70%
CO U.S. Senate - Jr Cory Gardner Republican 30%
CO U.S. House - 1 Diana DeGette Democratic 100%
CO U.S. House - 3 Scott Tipton Republican 25%
CO U.S. House - 4 Ken Buck Republican 19%
CO U.S. House - 5 Doug Lamborn Republican 13%
CO U.S. House - 7 Ed Perlmutter Democratic 86%
CO Governor Jared Polis Democratic 95%
CO Mayor Michael Coffman Republican 25%
CT U.S. Senate - Sr Richard Blumenthal Democratic 89%
CT U.S. Senate - Jr Chris Murphy Democratic 94%
CT U.S. House - 1 John Larson Democratic 100%
CT U.S. House - 2 Joe Courtney Democratic 94%
CT U.S. House - 3 Rosa DeLauro Democratic 100%
CT U.S. House - 4 Jim Himes Democratic 89%
DC U.S. House - Delegate Eleanor Norton Democratic 100%
DE U.S. Senate - Sr Tom Carper Democratic 70%
DE U.S. Senate - Jr Chris Coons Democratic 80%
DE Governor John Carney, Jr. Democratic 75%
FL U.S. Senate - Sr Marco Rubio Republican 38%
FL U.S. House - 3 Ted Yoho Republican 19%
FL U.S. House - 8 Bill Posey Republican 38%
FL U.S. House - 11 Daniel Webster Republican 33%
FL U.S. House - 12 Gus Bilirakis Republican 25%
FL U.S. House - 14 Kathy Castor Democratic 85%
FL U.S. House - 16 Vern Buchanan Republican 27%
FL U.S. House - 20 Alcee Hastings, Sr. Democratic 89%
FL U.S. House - 21 Lois Frankel Democratic 94%
FL U.S. House - 22 Ted Deutch Democratic 96%
FL U.S. House - 23 Debbie Wasserman Schultz Democratic 87%
FL U.S. House - 24 Frederica Wilson Democratic 100%
FL U.S. House - 25 Mario Diaz-Balart Republican 25%
FL Governor Ron DeSantis Republican 18%
State Office Name Party Rating
AK U.S. Senate - Sr Lisa Murkowski R 55%
AK U.S. Senate - Jr Dan Sullivan R 40%
AK U.S. House - At-Large Donald Young R 44%
AL U.S. Senate - Sr Richard Shelby R 56%
AL U.S. House - 1 Bradley Byrne R 14%
AL U.S. House - 2 Martha Roby R 25%
AL U.S. House - 3 Mike Rogers R 25%
AL U.S. House - 4 Robert Aderholt R 29%
AL U.S. House - 5 Mo Brooks R 24%
AL U.S. House - 6 Gary Palmer R 19%
AL U.S. House - 7 Terri Sewell D 67%
AR U.S. Senate - Sr John Boozman R 33%
AR U.S. Senate - Jr Tom Cotton R 33%
AR U.S. House - 1 Rick Crawford R 31%
AR U.S. House - 2 French Hill R 25%
AR U.S. House - 3 Steve Womack R 25%
AR U.S. House - 4 Bruce Westerman R 24%
AZ U.S. Senate - Sr Kyrsten Sinema D 56%
AZ U.S. Senate - Jr Martha McSally R 25%
AZ U.S. House - 2 Ann Kirkpatrick D 85%
AZ U.S. House - 3 Raul Grijalva D 100%
AZ U.S. House - 4 Paul Gosar R 12%
AZ U.S. House - 6 David Schweikert R 18%
AZ U.S. House - 7 Ruben Gallego D 100%
CA U.S. Senate - Sr Dianne Feinstein D 79%
CA U.S. House - 1 Doug LaMalfa R 24%
CA U.S. House - 2 Jared Huffman D 96%
CA U.S. House - 3 John Garamendi D 89%
CA U.S. House - 4 Tom McClintock R 19%
CA U.S. House - 5 Mike Thompson D 94%
CA U.S. House - 6 Doris Matsui D 90%
CA U.S. House - 7 Ami Bera D 76%
CA U.S. House - 8 Paul Cook R 29%
CA U.S. House - 9 Jerry McNerney D 94%
CA U.S. House - 11 Mark DeSaulnier D 100%
CA U.S. House - 12 Nancy Pelosi D 100%
CA U.S. House - 13 Barbara Lee D 100%
CA U.S. House - 14 Jackie Speier D 100%
CA U.S. House - 15 Eric Swalwell D 90%
CA U.S. House - 16 Jim Costa D 50%
CA U.S. House - 18 Anna Eshoo D 94%
CA U.S. House - 19 Zoe Lofgren D 91%
CA U.S. House - 22 Devin Nunes R 25%
CA U.S. House - 23 Kevin McCarthy R 25%
CA U.S. House - 26 Julia Brownley D 100%
CA U.S. House - 27 Judy Chu D 100%
CA U.S. House - 28 Adam Schiff D 100%
CA U.S. House - 29 Tony Cárdenas D 95%
CA U.S. House - 30 Brad Sherman D 100%
CA U.S. House - 31 Pete Aguilar D 92%
CA U.S. House - 32 Grace Napolitano D 100%
CA U.S. House - 33 Ted Lieu D 100%
CA U.S. House - 35 Norma Torres D 89%
CA U.S. House - 36 Raul Ruiz D 93%
CA U.S. House - 37 Karen Bass D 100%
CA U.S. House - 38 Linda Sánchez D 100%
CA U.S. House - 40 Lucille Roybal-Allard D 95%
CA U.S. House - 41 Mark Takano D 96%
CA U.S. House - 42 Ken Calvert R 25%
CA U.S. House - 43 Maxine Waters D 100%
CA U.S. House - 47 Alan Lowenthal D 100%
CA U.S. House - 51 Juan Vargas D 96%
CA U.S. House - 52 Scott Peters D 83%
CA U.S. House - 53 Susan Davis D 95%
CA Attorney General Xavier Becerra D 100%
CA Mayor - At-Large Harry Price 18%
CA Supervisor - 4 Janice Hahn 100%
CO U.S. Senate - Sr Michael Bennet D 70%
CO U.S. Senate - Jr Cory Gardner R 30%
CO U.S. House - 1 Diana DeGette D 100%
CO U.S. House - 3 Scott Tipton R 25%
CO U.S. House - 4 Ken Buck R 19%
CO U.S. House - 5 Doug Lamborn R 13%
CO U.S. House - 7 Ed Perlmutter D 86%
CO Governor Jared Polis D 95%
CO Mayor Michael Coffman R 25%
CT U.S. Senate - Sr Richard Blumenthal D 89%
CT U.S. Senate - Jr Chris Murphy D 94%
CT U.S. House - 1 John Larson D 100%
CT U.S. House - 2 Joe Courtney D 94%
CT U.S. House - 3 Rosa DeLauro D 100%
CT U.S. House - 4 Jim Himes D 89%
DC U.S. House - Delegate Eleanor Norton D 100%
DE U.S. Senate - Sr Tom Carper D 70%
DE U.S. Senate - Jr Chris Coons D 80%
DE Governor John Carney, Jr. D 75%
FL U.S. Senate - Sr Marco Rubio R 38%
FL U.S. House - 3 Ted Yoho R 19%
FL U.S. House - 8 Bill Posey R 38%
FL U.S. House - 11 Daniel Webster R 33%
FL U.S. House - 12 Gus Bilirakis R 25%
FL U.S. House - 14 Kathy Castor D 85%
FL U.S. House - 16 Vern Buchanan R 27%
FL U.S. House - 20 Alcee Hastings, Sr. D 89%
FL U.S. House - 21 Lois Frankel D 94%
FL U.S. House - 22 Ted Deutch D 96%
FL U.S. House - 23 Debbie Wasserman Schultz D 87%
FL U.S. House - 24 Frederica Wilson D 100%
FL U.S. House - 25 Mario Diaz-Balart R 25%
FL Governor Ron DeSantis R 18%
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