Rating Group: National Retail Federation

2013-2014 Positions: Labor

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State Office Name Party Rating
AK U.S. Senate - Sr Lisa Murkowski Republican 100%
AK U.S. House - At-Large Donald Young Republican 50%
AL U.S. Senate - Sr Richard Shelby Republican 100%
AL U.S. House - 3 Mike Rogers Republican 100%
AL U.S. House - 4 Robert Aderholt Republican 100%
AL U.S. House - 5 Mo Brooks Republican 100%
AL U.S. House - 7 Terri Sewell Democratic 50%
AR U.S. Senate - Sr John Boozman Republican 100%
AR U.S. Senate - Jr Tom Cotton Republican 100%
AR U.S. House - 1 Rick Crawford Republican 100%
AR U.S. House - 3 Steve Womack Republican 100%
AR Lieutenant Governor Tim Griffin Republican 100%
AZ U.S. Senate - Sr Kyrsten Sinema Democratic 50%
AZ U.S. House - 2 Ann Kirkpatrick Democratic 50%
AZ U.S. House - 3 Raul Grijalva Democratic 50%
AZ U.S. House - 4 Paul Gosar Republican 100%
AZ U.S. House - 6 David Schweikert Republican 100%
CA U.S. Senate - Sr Dianne Feinstein Democratic 0%
CA U.S. House - 1 Doug LaMalfa Republican 100%
CA U.S. House - 2 Jared Huffman Democratic 50%
CA U.S. House - 3 John Garamendi Democratic 50%
CA U.S. House - 4 Tom McClintock Republican 100%
CA U.S. House - 5 Mike Thompson Democratic 50%
CA U.S. House - 6 Doris Matsui Democratic 50%
CA U.S. House - 7 Ami Bera Democratic 50%
CA U.S. House - 9 Jerry McNerney Democratic 50%
CA U.S. House - 12 Nancy Pelosi Democratic 0%
CA U.S. House - 13 Barbara Lee Democratic 50%
CA U.S. House - 14 Jackie Speier Democratic 50%
CA U.S. House - 15 Eric Swalwell Democratic 50%
CA U.S. House - 16 Jim Costa Democratic 50%
CA U.S. House - 18 Anna Eshoo Democratic 50%
CA U.S. House - 19 Zoe Lofgren Democratic 50%
CA U.S. House - 21 David Valadao Republican 100%
CA U.S. House - 22 Devin Nunes Republican 100%
CA U.S. House - 23 Kevin McCarthy Republican 100%
CA U.S. House - 26 Julia Brownley Democratic 50%
CA U.S. House - 27 Judy Chu Democratic 50%
CA U.S. House - 28 Adam Schiff Democratic 50%
CA U.S. House - 29 Tony Cárdenas Democratic 50%
CA U.S. House - 30 Brad Sherman Democratic 50%
CA U.S. House - 32 Grace Napolitano Democratic 50%
CA U.S. House - 36 Raul Ruiz Democratic 50%
CA U.S. House - 37 Karen Bass Democratic 50%
CA U.S. House - 38 Linda Sánchez Democratic 50%
CA U.S. House - 40 Lucille Roybal-Allard Democratic 50%
CA U.S. House - 41 Mark Takano Democratic 50%
CA U.S. House - 42 Ken Calvert Republican 100%
CA U.S. House - 43 Maxine Waters Democratic 50%
CA U.S. House - 47 Alan Lowenthal Democratic 50%
CA U.S. House - 50 Darrell Issa Republican 100%
CA U.S. House - 51 Juan Vargas Democratic 50%
CA U.S. House - 52 Scott Peters Democratic 50%
CA Supervisor - 1 Paul Cook 100%
CA Supervisor - 4 Janice Hahn 50%
CO U.S. Senate - Sr Michael Bennet Democratic 0%
CO U.S. House - 1 Diana DeGette Democratic 50%
CO U.S. House - 5 Doug Lamborn Republican 100%
CO U.S. House - 7 Ed Perlmutter Democratic 0%
CO Governor Jared Polis Democratic 50%
CO Mayor - At-Large Michael Coffman Republican 100%
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 50%
CT U.S. House - 2 Joe Courtney Democratic 50%
CT U.S. House - 3 Rosa DeLauro Democratic 50%
CT U.S. House - 4 Jim Himes Democratic 50%
DE U.S. Senate - Sr Tom Carper Democratic 0%
DE U.S. Senate - Jr Chris Coons Democratic 0%
DE Governor John Carney, Jr. Democratic 0%
FL U.S. Senate - Sr Marco Rubio Republican 100%
FL U.S. House - 8 Bill Posey Republican 100%
FL U.S. House - 11 Daniel Webster Republican 100%
FL U.S. House - 12 Gus Bilirakis Republican 0%
FL U.S. House - 14 Kathy Castor Democratic 100%
FL U.S. House - 16 Vern Buchanan Republican 100%
FL U.S. House - 21 Lois Frankel Democratic 50%
FL U.S. House - 22 Ted Deutch Democratic 50%
FL U.S. House - 23 Debbie Wasserman Schultz Democratic 50%
FL U.S. House - 24 Frederica Wilson Democratic 50%
FL U.S. House - 25 Mario Diaz-Balart Republican 100%
FL Governor Ron DeSantis Republican 100%
GA U.S. House - 2 Sanford Bishop, Jr. Democratic 50%
GA U.S. House - 4 Hank Johnson, Jr. Democratic 50%
GA U.S. House - 8 Austin Scott Republican 100%
GA U.S. House - 13 David Scott Democratic 50%
HI U.S. Senate - Sr Brian Schatz Democratic 0%
HI U.S. Senate - Jr Mazie Hirono Democratic 0%
IA U.S. Senate - Sr Chuck Grassley Republican 100%
ID U.S. Senate - Sr Mike Crapo Republican 100%
ID U.S. Senate - Jr James Risch Republican 100%
ID U.S. House - 2 Mike Simpson Republican 100%
IL U.S. Senate - Sr Dick Durbin Democratic 0%
IL U.S. Senate - Jr Tammy Duckworth Democratic 50%
IL U.S. House - 1 Bobby Rush Democratic 50%
IL U.S. House - 2 Robin Kelly Democratic 50%
IL U.S. House - 5 Mike Quigley Democratic 50%
IL U.S. House - 7 Danny Davis Democratic 50%
IL U.S. House - 9 Jan Schakowsky Democratic 50%
IL U.S. House - 10 Brad Schneider Democratic 50%
State Office Name Party Rating
AK U.S. Senate - Sr Lisa Murkowski R 100%
AK U.S. House - At-Large Donald Young R 50%
AL U.S. Senate - Sr Richard Shelby R 100%
AL U.S. House - 3 Mike Rogers R 100%
AL U.S. House - 4 Robert Aderholt R 100%
AL U.S. House - 5 Mo Brooks R 100%
AL U.S. House - 7 Terri Sewell D 50%
AR U.S. Senate - Sr John Boozman R 100%
AR U.S. Senate - Jr Tom Cotton R 100%
AR U.S. House - 1 Rick Crawford R 100%
AR U.S. House - 3 Steve Womack R 100%
AR Lieutenant Governor Tim Griffin R 100%
AZ U.S. Senate - Sr Kyrsten Sinema D 50%
AZ U.S. House - 2 Ann Kirkpatrick D 50%
AZ U.S. House - 3 Raul Grijalva D 50%
AZ U.S. House - 4 Paul Gosar R 100%
AZ U.S. House - 6 David Schweikert R 100%
CA U.S. Senate - Sr Dianne Feinstein D 0%
CA U.S. House - 1 Doug LaMalfa R 100%
CA U.S. House - 2 Jared Huffman D 50%
CA U.S. House - 3 John Garamendi D 50%
CA U.S. House - 4 Tom McClintock R 100%
CA U.S. House - 5 Mike Thompson D 50%
CA U.S. House - 6 Doris Matsui D 50%
CA U.S. House - 7 Ami Bera D 50%
CA U.S. House - 9 Jerry McNerney D 50%
CA U.S. House - 12 Nancy Pelosi D 0%
CA U.S. House - 13 Barbara Lee D 50%
CA U.S. House - 14 Jackie Speier D 50%
CA U.S. House - 15 Eric Swalwell D 50%
CA U.S. House - 16 Jim Costa D 50%
CA U.S. House - 18 Anna Eshoo D 50%
CA U.S. House - 19 Zoe Lofgren D 50%
CA U.S. House - 21 David Valadao R 100%
CA U.S. House - 22 Devin Nunes R 100%
CA U.S. House - 23 Kevin McCarthy R 100%
CA U.S. House - 26 Julia Brownley D 50%
CA U.S. House - 27 Judy Chu D 50%
CA U.S. House - 28 Adam Schiff D 50%
CA U.S. House - 29 Tony Cárdenas D 50%
CA U.S. House - 30 Brad Sherman D 50%
CA U.S. House - 32 Grace Napolitano D 50%
CA U.S. House - 36 Raul Ruiz D 50%
CA U.S. House - 37 Karen Bass D 50%
CA U.S. House - 38 Linda Sánchez D 50%
CA U.S. House - 40 Lucille Roybal-Allard D 50%
CA U.S. House - 41 Mark Takano D 50%
CA U.S. House - 42 Ken Calvert R 100%
CA U.S. House - 43 Maxine Waters D 50%
CA U.S. House - 47 Alan Lowenthal D 50%
CA U.S. House - 50 Darrell Issa R 100%
CA U.S. House - 51 Juan Vargas D 50%
CA U.S. House - 52 Scott Peters D 50%
CA Supervisor - 1 Paul Cook 100%
CA Supervisor - 4 Janice Hahn 50%
CO U.S. Senate - Sr Michael Bennet D 0%
CO U.S. House - 1 Diana DeGette D 50%
CO U.S. House - 5 Doug Lamborn R 100%
CO U.S. House - 7 Ed Perlmutter D 0%
CO Governor Jared Polis D 50%
CO Mayor - At-Large Michael Coffman R 100%
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 50%
CT U.S. House - 2 Joe Courtney D 50%
CT U.S. House - 3 Rosa DeLauro D 50%
CT U.S. House - 4 Jim Himes D 50%
DE U.S. Senate - Sr Tom Carper D 0%
DE U.S. Senate - Jr Chris Coons D 0%
DE Governor John Carney, Jr. D 0%
FL U.S. Senate - Sr Marco Rubio R 100%
FL U.S. House - 8 Bill Posey R 100%
FL U.S. House - 11 Daniel Webster R 100%
FL U.S. House - 12 Gus Bilirakis R 0%
FL U.S. House - 14 Kathy Castor D 100%
FL U.S. House - 16 Vern Buchanan R 100%
FL U.S. House - 21 Lois Frankel D 50%
FL U.S. House - 22 Ted Deutch D 50%
FL U.S. House - 23 Debbie Wasserman Schultz D 50%
FL U.S. House - 24 Frederica Wilson D 50%
FL U.S. House - 25 Mario Diaz-Balart R 100%
FL Governor Ron DeSantis R 100%
GA U.S. House - 2 Sanford Bishop, Jr. D 50%
GA U.S. House - 4 Hank Johnson, Jr. D 50%
GA U.S. House - 8 Austin Scott R 100%
GA U.S. House - 13 David Scott D 50%
HI U.S. Senate - Sr Brian Schatz D 0%
HI U.S. Senate - Jr Mazie Hirono D 0%
IA U.S. Senate - Sr Chuck Grassley R 100%
ID U.S. Senate - Sr Mike Crapo R 100%
ID U.S. Senate - Jr James Risch R 100%
ID U.S. House - 2 Mike Simpson R 100%
IL U.S. Senate - Sr Dick Durbin D 0%
IL U.S. Senate - Jr Tammy Duckworth D 50%
IL U.S. House - 1 Bobby Rush D 50%
IL U.S. House - 2 Robin Kelly D 50%
IL U.S. House - 5 Mike Quigley D 50%
IL U.S. House - 7 Danny Davis D 50%
IL U.S. House - 9 Jan Schakowsky D 50%
IL U.S. House - 10 Brad Schneider D 50%
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