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State Office Name Party Rating
AK U.S. House - At-Large Donald Young Republican 57%
AL U.S. Senate - Sr Richard Shelby Republican 100%
AL U.S. House - 4 Robert Aderholt Republican 71%
CA U.S. Senate - Sr Dianne Feinstein Democratic 100%
CA U.S. House - 5 Mike Thompson Democratic 57%
CA U.S. House - 12 Nancy Pelosi Democratic 42%
CA U.S. House - 13 Barbara Lee Democratic 28%
CA U.S. House - 18 Anna Eshoo Democratic 42%
CA U.S. House - 19 Zoe Lofgren Democratic 42%
CA U.S. House - 28 Adam Schiff Democratic 42%
CA U.S. House - 30 Brad Sherman Democratic 42%
CA U.S. House - 32 Grace Napolitano Democratic 42%
CA U.S. House - 40 Lucille Roybal-Allard Democratic 28%
CA U.S. House - 42 Ken Calvert Republican 71%
CA U.S. House - 43 Maxine Waters Democratic 28%
CA U.S. House - 53 Susan Davis Democratic 42%
CA Attorney General Xavier Becerra Democratic 28%
CA Supervisor - 1 Hilda Solis 42%
CO U.S. House - 1 Diana DeGette Democratic 42%
CO Commissioner - 2 Scott McInnis 71%
CT U.S. House - 1 John Larson Democratic 57%
CT U.S. House - 3 Rosa DeLauro Democratic 42%
DE U.S. Senate - Sr Tom Carper Democratic 0%
FL U.S. House - 20 Alcee Hastings, Sr. Democratic 42%
GA U.S. House - 2 Sanford Bishop, Jr. Democratic 57%
IA U.S. Senate - Sr Chuck Grassley Republican 100%
ID U.S. Senate - Sr Mike Crapo Republican 100%
ID U.S. House - 2 Mike Simpson Republican 71%
IL U.S. Senate - Sr Dick Durbin Democratic 0%
IL U.S. House - 1 Bobby Rush Democratic 28%
IL U.S. House - 7 Danny Davis Democratic 42%
IL U.S. House - 9 Jan Schakowsky Democratic 42%
IL U.S. House - 15 John Shimkus Republican 57%
IL Board Member - At-Large David Phelps 57%
IN U.S. House - 1 Pete Visclosky Democratic 42%
KS U.S. Senate - Sr Pat Roberts Republican 100%
KS U.S. Senate - Jr Jerry Moran Republican 71%
KY U.S. Senate - Sr Mitch McConnell, Jr. Republican 100%
KY U.S. House - 5 Hal Rogers Republican 71%
MA U.S. Senate - Jr Ed Markey Democratic 42%
MA U.S. House - 1 Richard Neal Democratic 28%
MA U.S. House - 2 Jim McGovern Democratic 42%
MD U.S. Senate - Sr Ben Cardin Democratic 42%
MD U.S. House - 5 Steny Hoyer Democratic 42%
ME U.S. Senate - Sr Susan Collins Republican 100%
MI U.S. Senate - Sr Debbie Stabenow Democratic 0%
MI U.S. House - 6 Fred Upton Republican 71%
MN U.S. House - 4 Betty McCollum Democratic 42%
MN U.S. House - 7 Collin Peterson Democratic 57%
MO U.S. Senate - Sr Roy Blunt Republican 71%
MO U.S. House - 1 Lacy Clay, Jr. Democratic 42%
MO U.S. House - 6 Sam Graves Republican 71%
MS U.S. Senate - Sr Roger Wicker Republican 71%
MS U.S. House - 2 Bennie Thompson Democratic 42%
NA Vice President Mike Pence Republican 71%
NC U.S. Senate - Sr Richard Burr Republican 71%
NC U.S. House - 4 David Price Democratic 42%
NJ U.S. Senate - Sr Bob Menendez Democratic 42%
NJ U.S. House - 4 Chris Smith Republican 71%
NJ U.S. House - 6 Frank Pallone, Jr. Democratic 42%
NJ U.S. House - 9 Bill Pascrell, Jr. Democratic 42%
NM U.S. Senate - Sr Tom Udall Democratic 42%
NY U.S. Senate - Sr Chuck Schumer Democratic 0%
NY U.S. House - 2 Pete King Republican 71%
NY U.S. House - 5 Gregory Meeks Democratic 42%
NY U.S. House - 7 Nydia Velázquez Democratic 42%
NY U.S. House - 10 Jerry Nadler Democratic 28%
NY U.S. House - 12 Carolyn Maloney Democratic 42%
NY U.S. House - 15 José Serrano Democratic 42%
NY U.S. House - 16 Eliot Engel Democratic 42%
NY U.S. House - 17 Nita Lowey Democratic 28%
OH U.S. Senate - Sr Sherrod Brown Democratic 42%
OH U.S. Senate - Jr Rob Portman Republican 71%
OH U.S. House - 1 Steve Chabot Republican 71%
OH U.S. House - 9 Marcia Kaptur Democratic 42%
OH Governor Mike DeWine Republican 100%
OK U.S. Senate - Sr Jim Inhofe Republican 100%
OK U.S. House - 3 Frank Lucas Republican 71%
OR U.S. Senate - Sr Ron Wyden Democratic 0%
OR U.S. House - 2 Greg Walden Republican 71%
OR U.S. House - 3 Earl Blumenauer Democratic 42%
OR U.S. House - 4 Peter DeFazio Democratic 42%
PA U.S. Senate - Jr Pat Toomey Republican 71%
PA U.S. House - 18 Mike Doyle, Jr. Democratic 42%
RI U.S. Senate - Sr Jack Reed Democratic 0%
RI U.S. House - 2 Jim Langevin Democratic 42%
SC U.S. Senate - Sr Lindsey Graham Republican 71%
SC U.S. House - 6 Jim Clyburn Democratic 42%
SD U.S. Senate - Sr John Thune Republican 71%
TX U.S. House - 8 Kevin Brady Republican 71%
TX U.S. House - 12 Kay Granger Republican 71%
TX U.S. House - 13 Mac Thornberry Republican 71%
TX U.S. House - 18 Sheila Jackson Lee Democratic 42%
TX U.S. House - 30 Eddie Johnson Democratic 42%
TX U.S. House - 35 Lloyd Doggett II Democratic 42%
VA U.S. House - 3 Bobby Scott Democratic 42%
VT U.S. Senate - Sr Patrick Leahy Democratic 0%
VT U.S. Senate - Jr Bernie Sanders Independent 28%
WA U.S. Senate - Sr Patty Murray Democratic 0%
WA U.S. Senate - Jr Maria Cantwell Democratic 0%
State Office Name Party Rating
AK U.S. House - At-Large Donald Young R 57%
AL U.S. Senate - Sr Richard Shelby R 100%
AL U.S. House - 4 Robert Aderholt R 71%
CA U.S. Senate - Sr Dianne Feinstein D 100%
CA U.S. House - 5 Mike Thompson D 57%
CA U.S. House - 12 Nancy Pelosi D 42%
CA U.S. House - 13 Barbara Lee D 28%
CA U.S. House - 18 Anna Eshoo D 42%
CA U.S. House - 19 Zoe Lofgren D 42%
CA U.S. House - 28 Adam Schiff D 42%
CA U.S. House - 30 Brad Sherman D 42%
CA U.S. House - 32 Grace Napolitano D 42%
CA U.S. House - 40 Lucille Roybal-Allard D 28%
CA U.S. House - 42 Ken Calvert R 71%
CA U.S. House - 43 Maxine Waters D 28%
CA U.S. House - 53 Susan Davis D 42%
CA Attorney General Xavier Becerra D 28%
CA Supervisor - 1 Hilda Solis 42%
CO U.S. House - 1 Diana DeGette D 42%
CO Commissioner - 2 Scott McInnis 71%
CT U.S. House - 1 John Larson D 57%
CT U.S. House - 3 Rosa DeLauro D 42%
DE U.S. Senate - Sr Tom Carper D 0%
FL U.S. House - 20 Alcee Hastings, Sr. D 42%
GA U.S. House - 2 Sanford Bishop, Jr. D 57%
IA U.S. Senate - Sr Chuck Grassley R 100%
ID U.S. Senate - Sr Mike Crapo R 100%
ID U.S. House - 2 Mike Simpson R 71%
IL U.S. Senate - Sr Dick Durbin D 0%
IL U.S. House - 1 Bobby Rush D 28%
IL U.S. House - 7 Danny Davis D 42%
IL U.S. House - 9 Jan Schakowsky D 42%
IL U.S. House - 15 John Shimkus R 57%
IL Board Member - At-Large David Phelps 57%
IN U.S. House - 1 Pete Visclosky D 42%
KS U.S. Senate - Sr Pat Roberts R 100%
KS U.S. Senate - Jr Jerry Moran R 71%
KY U.S. Senate - Sr Mitch McConnell, Jr. R 100%
KY U.S. House - 5 Hal Rogers R 71%
MA U.S. Senate - Jr Ed Markey D 42%
MA U.S. House - 1 Richard Neal D 28%
MA U.S. House - 2 Jim McGovern D 42%
MD U.S. Senate - Sr Ben Cardin D 42%
MD U.S. House - 5 Steny Hoyer D 42%
ME U.S. Senate - Sr Susan Collins R 100%
MI U.S. Senate - Sr Debbie Stabenow D 0%
MI U.S. House - 6 Fred Upton R 71%
MN U.S. House - 4 Betty McCollum D 42%
MN U.S. House - 7 Collin Peterson D 57%
MO U.S. Senate - Sr Roy Blunt R 71%
MO U.S. House - 1 Lacy Clay, Jr. D 42%
MO U.S. House - 6 Sam Graves R 71%
MS U.S. Senate - Sr Roger Wicker R 71%
MS U.S. House - 2 Bennie Thompson D 42%
NA Vice President Mike Pence R 71%
NC U.S. Senate - Sr Richard Burr R 71%
NC U.S. House - 4 David Price D 42%
NJ U.S. Senate - Sr Bob Menendez D 42%
NJ U.S. House - 4 Chris Smith R 71%
NJ U.S. House - 6 Frank Pallone, Jr. D 42%
NJ U.S. House - 9 Bill Pascrell, Jr. D 42%
NM U.S. Senate - Sr Tom Udall D 42%
NY U.S. Senate - Sr Chuck Schumer D 0%
NY U.S. House - 2 Pete King R 71%
NY U.S. House - 5 Gregory Meeks D 42%
NY U.S. House - 7 Nydia Velázquez D 42%
NY U.S. House - 10 Jerry Nadler D 28%
NY U.S. House - 12 Carolyn Maloney D 42%
NY U.S. House - 15 José Serrano D 42%
NY U.S. House - 16 Eliot Engel D 42%
NY U.S. House - 17 Nita Lowey D 28%
OH U.S. Senate - Sr Sherrod Brown D 42%
OH U.S. Senate - Jr Rob Portman R 71%
OH U.S. House - 1 Steve Chabot R 71%
OH U.S. House - 9 Marcia Kaptur D 42%
OH Governor Mike DeWine R 100%
OK U.S. Senate - Sr Jim Inhofe R 100%
OK U.S. House - 3 Frank Lucas R 71%
OR U.S. Senate - Sr Ron Wyden D 0%
OR U.S. House - 2 Greg Walden R 71%
OR U.S. House - 3 Earl Blumenauer D 42%
OR U.S. House - 4 Peter DeFazio D 42%
PA U.S. Senate - Jr Pat Toomey R 71%
PA U.S. House - 18 Mike Doyle, Jr. D 42%
RI U.S. Senate - Sr Jack Reed D 0%
RI U.S. House - 2 Jim Langevin D 42%
SC U.S. Senate - Sr Lindsey Graham R 71%
SC U.S. House - 6 Jim Clyburn D 42%
SD U.S. Senate - Sr John Thune R 71%
TX U.S. House - 8 Kevin Brady R 71%
TX U.S. House - 12 Kay Granger R 71%
TX U.S. House - 13 Mac Thornberry R 71%
TX U.S. House - 18 Sheila Jackson Lee D 42%
TX U.S. House - 30 Eddie Johnson D 42%
TX U.S. House - 35 Lloyd Doggett II D 42%
VA U.S. House - 3 Bobby Scott D 42%
VT U.S. Senate - Sr Patrick Leahy D 0%
VT U.S. Senate - Jr Bernie Sanders I 28%
WA U.S. Senate - Sr Patty Murray D 0%
WA U.S. Senate - Jr Maria Cantwell D 0%
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