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2014 Positions

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State Office Name Party Rating
AK U.S. Senate - Sr Lisa Murkowski Republican 50%
AK U.S. House - At-Large Donald Young Republican 50%
AL U.S. Senate - Sr Richard Shelby Republican 66%
AL U.S. House - 1 Bradley Byrne Republican 0%
AL U.S. House - 2 Martha Roby Republican 50%
AL U.S. House - 3 Mike Rogers Republican 50%
AL U.S. House - 4 Robert Aderholt Republican 50%
AL U.S. House - 5 Mo Brooks Republican 50%
AL U.S. House - 7 Terri Sewell Democratic 50%
AR U.S. Senate - Sr John Boozman Republican 83%
AR U.S. Senate - Jr Tom Cotton Republican 25%
AR U.S. House - 1 Rick Crawford Republican 50%
AR U.S. House - 3 Steve Womack Republican 50%
AR Lieutenant Governor Tim Griffin Republican 50%
AZ U.S. Senate - Sr Kyrsten Sinema Democratic 75%
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 50%
AZ U.S. House - 6 David Schweikert Republican 33%
CA U.S. Senate - Sr Dianne Feinstein Democratic 83%
CA U.S. House - 1 Doug LaMalfa Republican 50%
CA U.S. House - 2 Jared Huffman Democratic 50%
CA U.S. House - 3 John Garamendi Democratic 75%
CA U.S. House - 4 Tom McClintock Republican 50%
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 75%
CA U.S. House - 8 Paul Cook Republican 50%
CA U.S. House - 9 Jerry McNerney Democratic 75%
CA U.S. House - 12 Nancy Pelosi Democratic 50%
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 75%
CA U.S. House - 18 Anna Eshoo Democratic 50%
CA U.S. House - 19 Zoe Lofgren Democratic 50%
CA U.S. House - 22 Devin Nunes Republican 50%
CA U.S. House - 23 Kevin McCarthy Republican 50%
CA U.S. House - 26 Julia Brownley Democratic 75%
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 33%
CA U.S. House - 41 Mark Takano Democratic 50%
CA U.S. House - 42 Ken Calvert Republican 50%
CA U.S. House - 43 Maxine Waters Democratic 50%
CA U.S. House - 47 Alan Lowenthal Democratic 50%
CA U.S. House - 51 Juan Vargas Democratic 50%
CA U.S. House - 52 Scott Peters Democratic 50%
CA U.S. House - 53 Susan Davis Democratic 50%
CA Attorney General Xavier Becerra Democratic 50%
CA Supervisor - 4 Janice Hahn 50%
CO U.S. Senate - Sr Michael Bennet Democratic 83%
CO U.S. Senate - Jr Cory Gardner Republican 50%
CO U.S. House - 1 Diana DeGette Democratic 50%
CO U.S. House - 3 Scott Tipton Republican 50%
CO U.S. House - 5 Doug Lamborn Republican 25%
CO U.S. House - 7 Ed Perlmutter Democratic 50%
CO Governor Jared Polis Democratic 50%
CO Mayor Michael Coffman Republican 25%
CT U.S. Senate - Sr Richard Blumenthal Democratic 83%
CT U.S. Senate - Jr Chris Murphy Democratic 83%
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 83%
DE U.S. Senate - Jr Chris Coons Democratic 83%
DE Governor John Carney, Jr. Democratic 50%
FL U.S. Senate - Sr Marco Rubio Republican 33%
FL U.S. House - 3 Ted Yoho Republican 50%
FL U.S. House - 8 Bill Posey Republican 25%
FL U.S. House - 11 Daniel Webster Republican 50%
FL U.S. House - 12 Gus Bilirakis Republican 25%
FL U.S. House - 14 Kathy Castor Democratic 33%
FL U.S. House - 16 Vern Buchanan Republican 50%
FL U.S. House - 20 Alcee Hastings, Sr. Democratic 50%
FL U.S. House - 21 Lois Frankel Democratic 50%
FL U.S. House - 22 Ted Deutch Democratic 66%
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 50%
FL Governor Ron DeSantis Republican 50%
GA U.S. House - 2 Sanford Bishop, Jr. Democratic 50%
GA U.S. House - 4 Hank Johnson, Jr. Democratic 66%
GA U.S. House - 7 Rob Woodall Republican 50%
GA U.S. House - 8 Austin Scott Republican 50%
GA U.S. House - 9 Doug Collins Republican 25%
GA U.S. House - 13 David Scott Democratic 50%
HI U.S. Senate - Sr Brian Schatz Democratic 83%
HI U.S. Senate - Jr Mazie Hirono Democratic 83%
HI U.S. House - 2 Tulsi Gabbard Democratic 50%
IA U.S. Senate - Sr Chuck Grassley Republican 50%
IA U.S. House - 2 Dave Loebsack Democratic 75%
IA U.S. House - 4 Steve King Republican 50%
State Office Name Party Rating
AK U.S. Senate - Sr Lisa Murkowski R 50%
AK U.S. House - At-Large Donald Young R 50%
AL U.S. Senate - Sr Richard Shelby R 66%
AL U.S. House - 1 Bradley Byrne R 0%
AL U.S. House - 2 Martha Roby R 50%
AL U.S. House - 3 Mike Rogers R 50%
AL U.S. House - 4 Robert Aderholt R 50%
AL U.S. House - 5 Mo Brooks R 50%
AL U.S. House - 7 Terri Sewell D 50%
AR U.S. Senate - Sr John Boozman R 83%
AR U.S. Senate - Jr Tom Cotton R 25%
AR U.S. House - 1 Rick Crawford R 50%
AR U.S. House - 3 Steve Womack R 50%
AR Lieutenant Governor Tim Griffin R 50%
AZ U.S. Senate - Sr Kyrsten Sinema D 75%
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 50%
AZ U.S. House - 6 David Schweikert R 33%
CA U.S. Senate - Sr Dianne Feinstein D 83%
CA U.S. House - 1 Doug LaMalfa R 50%
CA U.S. House - 2 Jared Huffman D 50%
CA U.S. House - 3 John Garamendi D 75%
CA U.S. House - 4 Tom McClintock R 50%
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 75%
CA U.S. House - 8 Paul Cook R 50%
CA U.S. House - 9 Jerry McNerney D 75%
CA U.S. House - 12 Nancy Pelosi D 50%
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 75%
CA U.S. House - 18 Anna Eshoo D 50%
CA U.S. House - 19 Zoe Lofgren D 50%
CA U.S. House - 22 Devin Nunes R 50%
CA U.S. House - 23 Kevin McCarthy R 50%
CA U.S. House - 26 Julia Brownley D 75%
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 33%
CA U.S. House - 41 Mark Takano D 50%
CA U.S. House - 42 Ken Calvert R 50%
CA U.S. House - 43 Maxine Waters D 50%
CA U.S. House - 47 Alan Lowenthal D 50%
CA U.S. House - 51 Juan Vargas D 50%
CA U.S. House - 52 Scott Peters D 50%
CA U.S. House - 53 Susan Davis D 50%
CA Attorney General Xavier Becerra D 50%
CA Supervisor - 4 Janice Hahn 50%
CO U.S. Senate - Sr Michael Bennet D 83%
CO U.S. Senate - Jr Cory Gardner R 50%
CO U.S. House - 1 Diana DeGette D 50%
CO U.S. House - 3 Scott Tipton R 50%
CO U.S. House - 5 Doug Lamborn R 25%
CO U.S. House - 7 Ed Perlmutter D 50%
CO Governor Jared Polis D 50%
CO Mayor Michael Coffman R 25%
CT U.S. Senate - Sr Richard Blumenthal D 83%
CT U.S. Senate - Jr Chris Murphy D 83%
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 83%
DE U.S. Senate - Jr Chris Coons D 83%
DE Governor John Carney, Jr. D 50%
FL U.S. Senate - Sr Marco Rubio R 33%
FL U.S. House - 3 Ted Yoho R 50%
FL U.S. House - 8 Bill Posey R 25%
FL U.S. House - 11 Daniel Webster R 50%
FL U.S. House - 12 Gus Bilirakis R 25%
FL U.S. House - 14 Kathy Castor D 33%
FL U.S. House - 16 Vern Buchanan R 50%
FL U.S. House - 20 Alcee Hastings, Sr. D 50%
FL U.S. House - 21 Lois Frankel D 50%
FL U.S. House - 22 Ted Deutch D 66%
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 50%
FL Governor Ron DeSantis R 50%
GA U.S. House - 2 Sanford Bishop, Jr. D 50%
GA U.S. House - 4 Hank Johnson, Jr. D 66%
GA U.S. House - 7 Rob Woodall R 50%
GA U.S. House - 8 Austin Scott R 50%
GA U.S. House - 9 Doug Collins R 25%
GA U.S. House - 13 David Scott D 50%
HI U.S. Senate - Sr Brian Schatz D 83%
HI U.S. Senate - Jr Mazie Hirono D 83%
HI U.S. House - 2 Tulsi Gabbard D 50%
IA U.S. Senate - Sr Chuck Grassley R 50%
IA U.S. House - 2 Dave Loebsack D 75%
IA U.S. House - 4 Steve King R 50%
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