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2002 Positions

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State Office Name Party Rating
AK U.S. House - At-Large Donald Young Republican 75%
AL U.S. Senate - Sr Richard Shelby Republican 75%
AL U.S. House - 4 Robert Aderholt Republican 75%
AR U.S. Senate - Sr John Boozman Republican 75%
CA U.S. Senate - Sr Dianne Feinstein Democratic 75%
CA U.S. House - 5 Mike Thompson Democratic 25%
CA U.S. House - 12 Nancy Pelosi Democratic 25%
CA U.S. House - 13 Barbara Lee Democratic 25%
CA U.S. House - 18 Anna Eshoo Democratic 25%
CA U.S. House - 19 Zoe Lofgren Democratic 25%
CA U.S. House - 28 Adam Schiff Democratic 25%
CA U.S. House - 30 Brad Sherman Democratic 25%
CA U.S. House - 32 Grace Napolitano Democratic 25%
CA U.S. House - 40 Lucille Roybal-Allard Democratic 25%
CA U.S. House - 42 Ken Calvert Republican 75%
CA U.S. House - 43 Maxine Waters Democratic 25%
CA U.S. House - 53 Susan Davis Democratic 25%
CA Attorney General Xavier Becerra Democratic 25%
CA Supervisor - 1 Hilda Solis 25%
CO U.S. House - 1 Diana DeGette Democratic 25%
CO Commissioner - 2 Scott McInnis 75%
CT U.S. House - 1 John Larson Democratic 25%
CT U.S. House - 3 Rosa DeLauro Democratic 25%
DE U.S. Senate - Sr Tom Carper Democratic 75%
FL U.S. House - 20 Alcee Hastings, Sr. Democratic 50%
GA U.S. House - 2 Sanford Bishop, Jr. Democratic 25%
IA U.S. Senate - Sr Chuck Grassley Republican 75%
ID U.S. Senate - Sr Mike Crapo Republican 75%
ID U.S. House - 2 Mike Simpson Republican 75%
IL U.S. Senate - Sr Dick Durbin Democratic 50%
IL U.S. House - 1 Bobby Rush Democratic 25%
IL U.S. House - 7 Danny Davis Democratic 25%
IL U.S. House - 9 Jan Schakowsky Democratic 25%
IL U.S. House - 15 John Shimkus Republican 75%
IN U.S. House - 1 Pete Visclosky Democratic 25%
KS U.S. Senate - Sr Pat Roberts Republican 75%
KS U.S. Senate - Jr Jerry Moran Republican 50%
KY U.S. Senate - Sr Mitch McConnell, Jr. Republican 75%
KY U.S. House - 5 Hal Rogers Republican 75%
MA U.S. Senate - Jr Ed Markey Democratic 25%
MA U.S. House - 1 Richard Neal Democratic 25%
MA U.S. House - 2 Jim McGovern Democratic 25%
MA U.S. House - 8 Stephen Lynch Democratic 25%
MD U.S. Senate - Sr Ben Cardin Democratic 25%
MD U.S. House - 5 Steny Hoyer Democratic 25%
ME U.S. Senate - Sr Susan Collins Republican 75%
MI U.S. Senate - Sr Debbie Stabenow Democratic 50%
MI U.S. House - 6 Fred Upton Republican 75%
MN U.S. House - 4 Betty McCollum Democratic 25%
MN U.S. House - 7 Collin Peterson Democratic 50%
MO U.S. Senate - Sr Roy Blunt Republican 50%
MO U.S. House - 1 Lacy Clay, Jr. Democratic 25%
MO U.S. House - 6 Sam Graves Republican 75%
MS U.S. Senate - Sr Roger Wicker Republican 75%
MS U.S. House - 2 Bennie Thompson Democratic 25%
NA Vice President Mike Pence Republican 75%
NC U.S. Senate - Sr Richard Burr Republican 50%
NC U.S. House - 4 David Price Democratic 25%
NJ U.S. Senate - Sr Bob Menendez Democratic 25%
NJ U.S. House - 4 Chris Smith Republican 25%
NJ U.S. House - 6 Frank Pallone, Jr. Democratic 25%
NJ U.S. House - 9 Bill Pascrell, Jr. Democratic 25%
NM U.S. Senate - Sr Tom Udall Democratic 25%
NY U.S. Senate - Sr Chuck Schumer Democratic 50%
NY U.S. House - 2 Pete King Republican 75%
NY U.S. House - 5 Gregory Meeks Democratic 25%
NY U.S. House - 7 Nydia Velázquez Democratic 25%
NY U.S. House - 10 Jerry Nadler Democratic 25%
NY U.S. House - 12 Carolyn Maloney Democratic 25%
NY U.S. House - 15 José Serrano Democratic 25%
NY U.S. House - 16 Eliot Engel Democratic 25%
NY U.S. House - 17 Nita Lowey Democratic 25%
OH U.S. Senate - Sr Sherrod Brown Democratic 25%
OH U.S. Senate - Jr Rob Portman Republican 75%
OH U.S. House - 1 Steve Chabot Republican 50%
OH U.S. House - 9 Marcia Kaptur Democratic 25%
OH Governor Mike DeWine Republican 75%
OK U.S. Senate - Sr Jim Inhofe Republican 75%
OK U.S. House - 3 Frank Lucas Republican 75%
OR U.S. Senate - Sr Ron Wyden Democratic 50%
OR U.S. House - 2 Greg Walden Republican 75%
OR U.S. House - 3 Earl Blumenauer Democratic 25%
OR U.S. House - 4 Peter DeFazio Democratic 25%
PA U.S. Senate - Jr Pat Toomey Republican 50%
PA U.S. House - 18 Mike Doyle, Jr. Democratic 25%
RI U.S. Senate - Sr Jack Reed Democratic 50%
RI U.S. House - 2 Jim Langevin Democratic 25%
SC U.S. Senate - Sr Lindsey Graham Republican 75%
SC U.S. House - 2 Joe Wilson, Sr. Republican 75%
SC U.S. House - 6 Jim Clyburn Democratic 25%
TX U.S. House - 8 Kevin Brady Republican 75%
TX U.S. House - 12 Kay Granger Republican 50%
TX U.S. House - 13 Mac Thornberry Republican 75%
TX U.S. House - 18 Sheila Jackson Lee Democratic 25%
TX U.S. House - 30 Eddie Johnson Democratic 25%
TX U.S. House - 35 Lloyd Doggett II Democratic 25%
VA U.S. House - 3 Bobby Scott Democratic 25%
VT U.S. Senate - Sr Patrick Leahy Democratic 50%
VT U.S. Senate - Jr Bernie Sanders Independent 25%
WA U.S. Senate - Sr Patty Murray Democratic 50%
State Office Name Party Rating
AK U.S. House - At-Large Donald Young R 75%
AL U.S. Senate - Sr Richard Shelby R 75%
AL U.S. House - 4 Robert Aderholt R 75%
AR U.S. Senate - Sr John Boozman R 75%
CA U.S. Senate - Sr Dianne Feinstein D 75%
CA U.S. House - 5 Mike Thompson D 25%
CA U.S. House - 12 Nancy Pelosi D 25%
CA U.S. House - 13 Barbara Lee D 25%
CA U.S. House - 18 Anna Eshoo D 25%
CA U.S. House - 19 Zoe Lofgren D 25%
CA U.S. House - 28 Adam Schiff D 25%
CA U.S. House - 30 Brad Sherman D 25%
CA U.S. House - 32 Grace Napolitano D 25%
CA U.S. House - 40 Lucille Roybal-Allard D 25%
CA U.S. House - 42 Ken Calvert R 75%
CA U.S. House - 43 Maxine Waters D 25%
CA U.S. House - 53 Susan Davis D 25%
CA Attorney General Xavier Becerra D 25%
CA Supervisor - 1 Hilda Solis 25%
CO U.S. House - 1 Diana DeGette D 25%
CO Commissioner - 2 Scott McInnis 75%
CT U.S. House - 1 John Larson D 25%
CT U.S. House - 3 Rosa DeLauro D 25%
DE U.S. Senate - Sr Tom Carper D 75%
FL U.S. House - 20 Alcee Hastings, Sr. D 50%
GA U.S. House - 2 Sanford Bishop, Jr. D 25%
IA U.S. Senate - Sr Chuck Grassley R 75%
ID U.S. Senate - Sr Mike Crapo R 75%
ID U.S. House - 2 Mike Simpson R 75%
IL U.S. Senate - Sr Dick Durbin D 50%
IL U.S. House - 1 Bobby Rush D 25%
IL U.S. House - 7 Danny Davis D 25%
IL U.S. House - 9 Jan Schakowsky D 25%
IL U.S. House - 15 John Shimkus R 75%
IN U.S. House - 1 Pete Visclosky D 25%
KS U.S. Senate - Sr Pat Roberts R 75%
KS U.S. Senate - Jr Jerry Moran R 50%
KY U.S. Senate - Sr Mitch McConnell, Jr. R 75%
KY U.S. House - 5 Hal Rogers R 75%
MA U.S. Senate - Jr Ed Markey D 25%
MA U.S. House - 1 Richard Neal D 25%
MA U.S. House - 2 Jim McGovern D 25%
MA U.S. House - 8 Stephen Lynch D 25%
MD U.S. Senate - Sr Ben Cardin D 25%
MD U.S. House - 5 Steny Hoyer D 25%
ME U.S. Senate - Sr Susan Collins R 75%
MI U.S. Senate - Sr Debbie Stabenow D 50%
MI U.S. House - 6 Fred Upton R 75%
MN U.S. House - 4 Betty McCollum D 25%
MN U.S. House - 7 Collin Peterson D 50%
MO U.S. Senate - Sr Roy Blunt R 50%
MO U.S. House - 1 Lacy Clay, Jr. D 25%
MO U.S. House - 6 Sam Graves R 75%
MS U.S. Senate - Sr Roger Wicker R 75%
MS U.S. House - 2 Bennie Thompson D 25%
NA Vice President Mike Pence R 75%
NC U.S. Senate - Sr Richard Burr R 50%
NC U.S. House - 4 David Price D 25%
NJ U.S. Senate - Sr Bob Menendez D 25%
NJ U.S. House - 4 Chris Smith R 25%
NJ U.S. House - 6 Frank Pallone, Jr. D 25%
NJ U.S. House - 9 Bill Pascrell, Jr. D 25%
NM U.S. Senate - Sr Tom Udall D 25%
NY U.S. Senate - Sr Chuck Schumer D 50%
NY U.S. House - 2 Pete King R 75%
NY U.S. House - 5 Gregory Meeks D 25%
NY U.S. House - 7 Nydia Velázquez D 25%
NY U.S. House - 10 Jerry Nadler D 25%
NY U.S. House - 12 Carolyn Maloney D 25%
NY U.S. House - 15 José Serrano D 25%
NY U.S. House - 16 Eliot Engel D 25%
NY U.S. House - 17 Nita Lowey D 25%
OH U.S. Senate - Sr Sherrod Brown D 25%
OH U.S. Senate - Jr Rob Portman R 75%
OH U.S. House - 1 Steve Chabot R 50%
OH U.S. House - 9 Marcia Kaptur D 25%
OH Governor Mike DeWine R 75%
OK U.S. Senate - Sr Jim Inhofe R 75%
OK U.S. House - 3 Frank Lucas R 75%
OR U.S. Senate - Sr Ron Wyden D 50%
OR U.S. House - 2 Greg Walden R 75%
OR U.S. House - 3 Earl Blumenauer D 25%
OR U.S. House - 4 Peter DeFazio D 25%
PA U.S. Senate - Jr Pat Toomey R 50%
PA U.S. House - 18 Mike Doyle, Jr. D 25%
RI U.S. Senate - Sr Jack Reed D 50%
RI U.S. House - 2 Jim Langevin D 25%
SC U.S. Senate - Sr Lindsey Graham R 75%
SC U.S. House - 2 Joe Wilson, Sr. R 75%
SC U.S. House - 6 Jim Clyburn D 25%
TX U.S. House - 8 Kevin Brady R 75%
TX U.S. House - 12 Kay Granger R 50%
TX U.S. House - 13 Mac Thornberry R 75%
TX U.S. House - 18 Sheila Jackson Lee D 25%
TX U.S. House - 30 Eddie Johnson D 25%
TX U.S. House - 35 Lloyd Doggett II D 25%
VA U.S. House - 3 Bobby Scott D 25%
VT U.S. Senate - Sr Patrick Leahy D 50%
VT U.S. Senate - Jr Bernie Sanders I 25%
WA U.S. Senate - Sr Patty Murray D 50%
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