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2009-2010 Positions

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State Office Name Party Rating
AK U.S. Senate - Sr Lisa Murkowski Republican 67%
AK U.S. House - At-Large Donald Young Republican 73%
AL U.S. Senate - Sr Richard Shelby Republican 85%
AL U.S. House - 3 Mike Rogers Republican 78%
AL U.S. House - 4 Robert Aderholt Republican 83%
AR U.S. Senate - Sr John Boozman Republican 83%
AZ U.S. House - 2 Ann Kirkpatrick Democratic 56%
AZ U.S. House - 3 Raul Grijalva Democratic 35%
CA U.S. Senate - Sr Dianne Feinstein Democratic 8%
CA U.S. House - 3 John Garamendi Democratic 38%
CA U.S. House - 4 Tom McClintock Republican 78%
CA U.S. House - 5 Mike Thompson Democratic 39%
CA U.S. House - 6 Doris Matsui Democratic 39%
CA U.S. House - 9 Jerry McNerney Democratic 41%
CA U.S. House - 12 Nancy Pelosi Democratic 18%
CA U.S. House - 13 Barbara Lee Democratic 33%
CA U.S. House - 14 Jackie Speier Democratic 35%
CA U.S. House - 16 Jim Costa Democratic 50%
CA U.S. House - 18 Anna Eshoo Democratic 33%
CA U.S. House - 19 Zoe Lofgren Democratic 35%
CA U.S. House - 22 Devin Nunes Republican 76%
CA U.S. House - 23 Kevin McCarthy Republican 75%
CA U.S. House - 27 Judy Chu Democratic 36%
CA U.S. House - 28 Adam Schiff Democratic 33%
CA U.S. House - 30 Brad Sherman Democratic 33%
CA U.S. House - 32 Grace Napolitano Democratic 33%
CA U.S. House - 38 Linda Sánchez Democratic 39%
CA U.S. House - 40 Lucille Roybal-Allard Democratic 33%
CA U.S. House - 42 Ken Calvert Republican 78%
CA U.S. House - 43 Maxine Waters Democratic 39%
CA U.S. House - 53 Susan Davis Democratic 39%
CA Attorney General Xavier Becerra Democratic 39%
CO U.S. Senate - Sr Michael Bennet Democratic 15%
CO U.S. House - 1 Diana DeGette Democratic 31%
CO U.S. House - 5 Doug Lamborn Republican 72%
CO U.S. House - 7 Ed Perlmutter Democratic 41%
CO Governor Jared Polis Democratic 39%
CO Mayor Michael Coffman Republican 78%
CT U.S. Senate - Jr Chris Murphy Democratic 44%
CT U.S. House - 1 John Larson Democratic 33%
CT U.S. House - 2 Joe Courtney Democratic 33%
CT U.S. House - 3 Rosa DeLauro Democratic 33%
CT U.S. House - 4 Jim Himes Democratic 47%
DE U.S. Senate - Sr Tom Carper Democratic 15%
FL U.S. House - 8 Bill Posey Republican 78%
FL U.S. House - 12 Gus Bilirakis Republican 78%
FL U.S. House - 14 Kathy Castor Democratic 33%
FL U.S. House - 16 Vern Buchanan Republican 82%
FL U.S. House - 20 Alcee Hastings, Sr. Democratic 38%
FL U.S. House - 22 Ted Deutch Democratic 63%
FL U.S. House - 23 Debbie Wasserman Schultz Democratic 39%
FL U.S. House - 25 Mario Diaz-Balart Republican 72%
GA U.S. House - 2 Sanford Bishop, Jr. Democratic 44%
GA U.S. House - 4 Hank Johnson, Jr. Democratic 29%
GA U.S. House - 13 David Scott Democratic 39%
HI U.S. Senate - Jr Mazie Hirono Democratic 33%
IA U.S. Senate - Sr Chuck Grassley Republican 77%
IA U.S. House - 2 Dave Loebsack Democratic 33%
IA U.S. House - 4 Steve King Republican 72%
ID U.S. Senate - Sr Mike Crapo Republican 85%
ID U.S. Senate - Jr James Risch Republican 85%
ID U.S. House - 2 Mike Simpson Republican 83%
IL U.S. Senate - Sr Dick Durbin Democratic 15%
IL U.S. House - 1 Bobby Rush Democratic 44%
IL U.S. House - 3 Dan Lipinski Democratic 41%
IL U.S. House - 5 Mike Quigley Democratic 33%
IL U.S. House - 7 Danny Davis Democratic 44%
IL U.S. House - 9 Jan Schakowsky Democratic 33%
IL U.S. House - 11 Bill Foster Democratic 44%
IL U.S. House - 15 John Shimkus Republican 83%
IN U.S. House - 1 Pete Visclosky Democratic 41%
IN U.S. House - 7 André Carson Democratic 33%
KS U.S. Senate - Sr Pat Roberts Republican 92%
KS U.S. Senate - Jr Jerry Moran Republican 81%
KY U.S. Senate - Sr Mitch McConnell, Jr. Republican 85%
KY U.S. House - 2 Brett Guthrie Republican 88%
KY U.S. House - 3 John Yarmuth Democratic 39%
KY U.S. House - 5 Hal Rogers Republican 83%
LA U.S. Senate - Sr Bill Cassidy Republican 78%
LA U.S. House - 1 Steve Scalise Republican 72%
MA U.S. Senate - Jr Ed Markey Democratic 35%
MA U.S. House - 1 Richard Neal Democratic 39%
MA U.S. House - 2 Jim McGovern Democratic 35%
MA U.S. House - 8 Stephen Lynch Democratic 41%
MD U.S. Senate - Sr Ben Cardin Democratic 15%
MD U.S. Senate - Jr Chris Van Hollen, Jr. Democratic 33%
MD U.S. House - 2 Dutch Ruppersberger Democratic 44%
MD U.S. House - 3 John Sarbanes Democratic 33%
MD U.S. House - 5 Steny Hoyer Democratic 39%
ME U.S. Senate - Sr Susan Collins Republican 77%
ME U.S. House - 1 Chellie Pingree Democratic 33%
MI U.S. Senate - Sr Debbie Stabenow Democratic 8%
MI U.S. Senate - Jr Gary Peters Democratic 39%
MI U.S. House - 6 Fred Upton Republican 83%
MN U.S. Senate - Sr Amy Klobuchar Democratic 8%
MN U.S. House - 4 Betty McCollum Democratic 29%
MN U.S. House - 7 Collin Peterson Democratic 56%
MN Governor Tim Walz Democratic/Farmer/Labor 44%
MN Attorney General Keith Ellison Democratic/Farmer/Labor 39%
MO U.S. Senate - Sr Roy Blunt Republican 77%
State Office Name Party Rating
AK U.S. Senate - Sr Lisa Murkowski R 67%
AK U.S. House - At-Large Donald Young R 73%
AL U.S. Senate - Sr Richard Shelby R 85%
AL U.S. House - 3 Mike Rogers R 78%
AL U.S. House - 4 Robert Aderholt R 83%
AR U.S. Senate - Sr John Boozman R 83%
AZ U.S. House - 2 Ann Kirkpatrick D 56%
AZ U.S. House - 3 Raul Grijalva D 35%
CA U.S. Senate - Sr Dianne Feinstein D 8%
CA U.S. House - 3 John Garamendi D 38%
CA U.S. House - 4 Tom McClintock R 78%
CA U.S. House - 5 Mike Thompson D 39%
CA U.S. House - 6 Doris Matsui D 39%
CA U.S. House - 9 Jerry McNerney D 41%
CA U.S. House - 12 Nancy Pelosi D 18%
CA U.S. House - 13 Barbara Lee D 33%
CA U.S. House - 14 Jackie Speier D 35%
CA U.S. House - 16 Jim Costa D 50%
CA U.S. House - 18 Anna Eshoo D 33%
CA U.S. House - 19 Zoe Lofgren D 35%
CA U.S. House - 22 Devin Nunes R 76%
CA U.S. House - 23 Kevin McCarthy R 75%
CA U.S. House - 27 Judy Chu D 36%
CA U.S. House - 28 Adam Schiff D 33%
CA U.S. House - 30 Brad Sherman D 33%
CA U.S. House - 32 Grace Napolitano D 33%
CA U.S. House - 38 Linda Sánchez D 39%
CA U.S. House - 40 Lucille Roybal-Allard D 33%
CA U.S. House - 42 Ken Calvert R 78%
CA U.S. House - 43 Maxine Waters D 39%
CA U.S. House - 53 Susan Davis D 39%
CA Attorney General Xavier Becerra D 39%
CO U.S. Senate - Sr Michael Bennet D 15%
CO U.S. House - 1 Diana DeGette D 31%
CO U.S. House - 5 Doug Lamborn R 72%
CO U.S. House - 7 Ed Perlmutter D 41%
CO Governor Jared Polis D 39%
CO Mayor Michael Coffman R 78%
CT U.S. Senate - Jr Chris Murphy D 44%
CT U.S. House - 1 John Larson D 33%
CT U.S. House - 2 Joe Courtney D 33%
CT U.S. House - 3 Rosa DeLauro D 33%
CT U.S. House - 4 Jim Himes D 47%
DE U.S. Senate - Sr Tom Carper D 15%
FL U.S. House - 8 Bill Posey R 78%
FL U.S. House - 12 Gus Bilirakis R 78%
FL U.S. House - 14 Kathy Castor D 33%
FL U.S. House - 16 Vern Buchanan R 82%
FL U.S. House - 20 Alcee Hastings, Sr. D 38%
FL U.S. House - 22 Ted Deutch D 63%
FL U.S. House - 23 Debbie Wasserman Schultz D 39%
FL U.S. House - 25 Mario Diaz-Balart R 72%
GA U.S. House - 2 Sanford Bishop, Jr. D 44%
GA U.S. House - 4 Hank Johnson, Jr. D 29%
GA U.S. House - 13 David Scott D 39%
HI U.S. Senate - Jr Mazie Hirono D 33%
IA U.S. Senate - Sr Chuck Grassley R 77%
IA U.S. House - 2 Dave Loebsack D 33%
IA U.S. House - 4 Steve King R 72%
ID U.S. Senate - Sr Mike Crapo R 85%
ID U.S. Senate - Jr James Risch R 85%
ID U.S. House - 2 Mike Simpson R 83%
IL U.S. Senate - Sr Dick Durbin D 15%
IL U.S. House - 1 Bobby Rush D 44%
IL U.S. House - 3 Dan Lipinski D 41%
IL U.S. House - 5 Mike Quigley D 33%
IL U.S. House - 7 Danny Davis D 44%
IL U.S. House - 9 Jan Schakowsky D 33%
IL U.S. House - 11 Bill Foster D 44%
IL U.S. House - 15 John Shimkus R 83%
IN U.S. House - 1 Pete Visclosky D 41%
IN U.S. House - 7 André Carson D 33%
KS U.S. Senate - Sr Pat Roberts R 92%
KS U.S. Senate - Jr Jerry Moran R 81%
KY U.S. Senate - Sr Mitch McConnell, Jr. R 85%
KY U.S. House - 2 Brett Guthrie R 88%
KY U.S. House - 3 John Yarmuth D 39%
KY U.S. House - 5 Hal Rogers R 83%
LA U.S. Senate - Sr Bill Cassidy R 78%
LA U.S. House - 1 Steve Scalise R 72%
MA U.S. Senate - Jr Ed Markey D 35%
MA U.S. House - 1 Richard Neal D 39%
MA U.S. House - 2 Jim McGovern D 35%
MA U.S. House - 8 Stephen Lynch D 41%
MD U.S. Senate - Sr Ben Cardin D 15%
MD U.S. Senate - Jr Chris Van Hollen, Jr. D 33%
MD U.S. House - 2 Dutch Ruppersberger D 44%
MD U.S. House - 3 John Sarbanes D 33%
MD U.S. House - 5 Steny Hoyer D 39%
ME U.S. Senate - Sr Susan Collins R 77%
ME U.S. House - 1 Chellie Pingree D 33%
MI U.S. Senate - Sr Debbie Stabenow D 8%
MI U.S. Senate - Jr Gary Peters D 39%
MI U.S. House - 6 Fred Upton R 83%
MN U.S. Senate - Sr Amy Klobuchar D 8%
MN U.S. House - 4 Betty McCollum D 29%
MN U.S. House - 7 Collin Peterson D 56%
MN Governor Tim Walz DFL 44%
MN Attorney General Keith Ellison DFL 39%
MO U.S. Senate - Sr Roy Blunt R 77%
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