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State Office Name Party Rating
AK U.S. House - At-Large Donald Young Republican 80%
AL U.S. Senate - Sr Richard Shelby Republican 40%
CA U.S. Senate - Sr Dianne Feinstein Democratic 80%
CA U.S. House - 12 Nancy Pelosi Democratic 80%
CA U.S. House - 18 Anna Eshoo Democratic 80%
CA U.S. House - 19 Zoe Lofgren Democratic 80%
CA U.S. House - 40 Lucille Roybal-Allard Democratic 80%
CA U.S. House - 42 Ken Calvert Republican 40%
CA U.S. House - 43 Maxine Waters Democratic 80%
CA Attorney General Xavier Becerra Democratic 80%
CO Commissioner - 2 Scott McInnis 40%
CT U.S. House - 3 Rosa DeLauro Democratic 80%
FL U.S. House - 20 Alcee Hastings, Sr. Democratic 75%
FL Chief Justice of the Supreme Court Charles Canady 40%
GA U.S. House - 2 Sanford Bishop, Jr. Democratic 100%
IA U.S. Senate - Sr Chuck Grassley Republican 20%
ID U.S. Senate - Sr Mike Crapo Republican 20%
IL U.S. Senate - Sr Dick Durbin Democratic 80%
IL U.S. House - 1 Bobby Rush Democratic 100%
IN U.S. House - 1 Pete Visclosky Democratic 100%
IN Council Member - At-Large John Myers Republican 40%
KS U.S. Senate - Sr Pat Roberts Republican 60%
KY U.S. Senate - Sr Mitch McConnell, Jr. Republican 20%
KY U.S. House - 5 Hal Rogers Republican 60%
LA State Senate - 14 Cleo Fields Democratic 100%
MA U.S. Senate - Jr Ed Markey Democratic 80%
MA U.S. House - 1 Richard Neal Democratic 80%
MD U.S. Senate - Sr Ben Cardin Democratic 100%
MD U.S. House - 5 Steny Hoyer Democratic 100%
MI U.S. House - 6 Fred Upton Republican 20%
MN U.S. House - 7 Collin Peterson Democratic 80%
MS U.S. Senate - Sr Roger Wicker Republican 40%
MS U.S. House - 2 Bennie Thompson Democratic 80%
NC U.S. Senate - Sr Richard Burr Republican 20%
NJ U.S. Senate - Sr Bob Menendez Democratic 80%
NJ U.S. House - 4 Chris Smith Republican 60%
NJ U.S. House - 6 Frank Pallone, Jr. Democratic 40%
NY U.S. Senate - Sr Chuck Schumer Democratic 80%
NY U.S. House - 2 Pete King Republican 60%
NY U.S. House - 7 Nydia Velázquez Democratic 80%
NY U.S. House - 10 Jerry Nadler Democratic 80%
NY U.S. House - 12 Carolyn Maloney Democratic 80%
NY U.S. House - 15 José Serrano Democratic 100%
NY U.S. House - 16 Eliot Engel Democratic 80%
NY U.S. House - 17 Nita Lowey Democratic 80%
OH U.S. Senate - Sr Sherrod Brown Democratic 60%
OH U.S. Senate - Jr Rob Portman Republican 40%
OH U.S. House - 1 Steve Chabot Republican 20%
OH U.S. House - 9 Marcia Kaptur Democratic 80%
OH Governor Mike DeWine Republican 20%
OK U.S. Senate - Sr Jim Inhofe Republican 20%
OK U.S. House - 3 Frank Lucas Republican 40%
OR U.S. Senate - Sr Ron Wyden Democratic 100%
OR U.S. House - 3 Earl Blumenauer Democratic 100%
OR U.S. House - 4 Peter DeFazio Democratic 100%
PA U.S. House - 18 Mike Doyle, Jr. Democratic 80%
RI U.S. Senate - Sr Jack Reed Democratic 100%
SC U.S. Senate - Sr Lindsey Graham Republican 40%
SC U.S. House - 6 Jim Clyburn Democratic 80%
TX U.S. House - 13 Mac Thornberry Republican 20%
TX U.S. House - 18 Sheila Jackson Lee Democratic 80%
TX U.S. House - 30 Eddie Johnson Democratic 80%
TX U.S. House - 35 Lloyd Doggett II Democratic 100%
VA U.S. House - 3 Bobby Scott Democratic 80%
VT U.S. Senate - Sr Patrick Leahy Democratic 100%
VT U.S. Senate - Jr Bernie Sanders Independent 80%
WA U.S. Senate - Sr Patty Murray Democratic 100%
WI U.S. House - 5 Jim Sensenbrenner, Jr. Republican 20%
WI Mayor - At-Large Tom Barrett 100%
Neil Abercrombie 80%
Edmond Spencer Abraham 20%
Gary Ackerman 80%
Daniel Akaka, Sr. 100%
Wayne Allard 20%
Rob Andrews 60%
Bill Archer 40%
Richard Armey 40%
John Ashcroft 20%
Spencer Bachus 40%
Henry Scott Baesler 80%
Richard Hugh Baker 40%
William Baker 20%
Joseph Baldacci 100%
Cass Ballenger 40%
James Barcia 60%
Bob Barr, Jr. 40%
Bill Barrett 40%
Roscoe Bartlett 20%
Joe Barton 20%
Charlie Bass 40%
Herbert Bateman, Sr. 60%
Max Baucus 80%
Anthony Beilenson 80%
Bob Bennett 0%
Kenneth Bentsen, Jr. 100%
Douglas Bereuter 60%
Howard Berman 100%
Tom Bevill 25%
Joe Biden, Jr. 80%
Brian Bilbray 60%
State Office Name Party Rating
AK U.S. House - At-Large Donald Young R 80%
AL U.S. Senate - Sr Richard Shelby R 40%
CA U.S. Senate - Sr Dianne Feinstein D 80%
CA U.S. House - 12 Nancy Pelosi D 80%
CA U.S. House - 18 Anna Eshoo D 80%
CA U.S. House - 19 Zoe Lofgren D 80%
CA U.S. House - 40 Lucille Roybal-Allard D 80%
CA U.S. House - 42 Ken Calvert R 40%
CA U.S. House - 43 Maxine Waters D 80%
CA Attorney General Xavier Becerra D 80%
CO Commissioner - 2 Scott McInnis 40%
CT U.S. House - 3 Rosa DeLauro D 80%
FL U.S. House - 20 Alcee Hastings, Sr. D 75%
FL Chief Justice of the Supreme Court Charles Canady 40%
GA U.S. House - 2 Sanford Bishop, Jr. D 100%
IA U.S. Senate - Sr Chuck Grassley R 20%
ID U.S. Senate - Sr Mike Crapo R 20%
IL U.S. Senate - Sr Dick Durbin D 80%
IL U.S. House - 1 Bobby Rush D 100%
IN U.S. House - 1 Pete Visclosky D 100%
IN Council Member - At-Large John Myers R 40%
KS U.S. Senate - Sr Pat Roberts R 60%
KY U.S. Senate - Sr Mitch McConnell, Jr. R 20%
KY U.S. House - 5 Hal Rogers R 60%
LA State Senate - 14 Cleo Fields D 100%
MA U.S. Senate - Jr Ed Markey D 80%
MA U.S. House - 1 Richard Neal D 80%
MD U.S. Senate - Sr Ben Cardin D 100%
MD U.S. House - 5 Steny Hoyer D 100%
MI U.S. House - 6 Fred Upton R 20%
MN U.S. House - 7 Collin Peterson D 80%
MS U.S. Senate - Sr Roger Wicker R 40%
MS U.S. House - 2 Bennie Thompson D 80%
NC U.S. Senate - Sr Richard Burr R 20%
NJ U.S. Senate - Sr Bob Menendez D 80%
NJ U.S. House - 4 Chris Smith R 60%
NJ U.S. House - 6 Frank Pallone, Jr. D 40%
NY U.S. Senate - Sr Chuck Schumer D 80%
NY U.S. House - 2 Pete King R 60%
NY U.S. House - 7 Nydia Velázquez D 80%
NY U.S. House - 10 Jerry Nadler D 80%
NY U.S. House - 12 Carolyn Maloney D 80%
NY U.S. House - 15 José Serrano D 100%
NY U.S. House - 16 Eliot Engel D 80%
NY U.S. House - 17 Nita Lowey D 80%
OH U.S. Senate - Sr Sherrod Brown D 60%
OH U.S. Senate - Jr Rob Portman R 40%
OH U.S. House - 1 Steve Chabot R 20%
OH U.S. House - 9 Marcia Kaptur D 80%
OH Governor Mike DeWine R 20%
OK U.S. Senate - Sr Jim Inhofe R 20%
OK U.S. House - 3 Frank Lucas R 40%
OR U.S. Senate - Sr Ron Wyden D 100%
OR U.S. House - 3 Earl Blumenauer D 100%
OR U.S. House - 4 Peter DeFazio D 100%
PA U.S. House - 18 Mike Doyle, Jr. D 80%
RI U.S. Senate - Sr Jack Reed D 100%
SC U.S. Senate - Sr Lindsey Graham R 40%
SC U.S. House - 6 Jim Clyburn D 80%
TX U.S. House - 13 Mac Thornberry R 20%
TX U.S. House - 18 Sheila Jackson Lee D 80%
TX U.S. House - 30 Eddie Johnson D 80%
TX U.S. House - 35 Lloyd Doggett II D 100%
VA U.S. House - 3 Bobby Scott D 80%
VT U.S. Senate - Sr Patrick Leahy D 100%
VT U.S. Senate - Jr Bernie Sanders I 80%
WA U.S. Senate - Sr Patty Murray D 100%
WI U.S. House - 5 Jim Sensenbrenner, Jr. R 20%
WI Mayor - At-Large Tom Barrett 100%
Neil Abercrombie 80%
Edmond Spencer Abraham 20%
Gary Ackerman 80%
Daniel Akaka, Sr. 100%
Wayne Allard 20%
Rob Andrews 60%
Bill Archer 40%
Richard Armey 40%
John Ashcroft 20%
Spencer Bachus 40%
Henry Scott Baesler 80%
Richard Hugh Baker 40%
William Baker 20%
Joseph Baldacci 100%
Cass Ballenger 40%
James Barcia 60%
Bob Barr, Jr. 40%
Bill Barrett 40%
Roscoe Bartlett 20%
Joe Barton 20%
Charlie Bass 40%
Herbert Bateman, Sr. 60%
Max Baucus 80%
Anthony Beilenson 80%
Bob Bennett 0%
Kenneth Bentsen, Jr. 100%
Douglas Bereuter 60%
Howard Berman 100%
Tom Bevill 25%
Joe Biden, Jr. 80%
Brian Bilbray 60%
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