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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 88%
AL U.S. Senate - Sr Richard Shelby Republican 80%
AL U.S. House - 3 Mike Rogers Republican 81%
AL U.S. House - 4 Robert Aderholt Republican 81%
AR U.S. Senate - Sr John Boozman Republican 81%
AZ U.S. House - 3 Raul Grijalva Democratic 18%
CA U.S. Senate - Sr Dianne Feinstein Democratic 40%
CA U.S. House - 5 Mike Thompson Democratic 27%
CA U.S. House - 6 Doris Matsui Democratic 20%
CA U.S. House - 12 Nancy Pelosi Democratic 18%
CA U.S. House - 13 Barbara Lee Democratic 18%
CA U.S. House - 16 Jim Costa Democratic 63%
CA U.S. House - 18 Anna Eshoo Democratic 20%
CA U.S. House - 19 Zoe Lofgren Democratic 18%
CA U.S. House - 22 Devin Nunes Republican 90%
CA U.S. House - 28 Adam Schiff Democratic 18%
CA U.S. House - 30 Brad Sherman Democratic 18%
CA U.S. House - 32 Grace Napolitano Democratic 11%
CA U.S. House - 38 Linda Sánchez Democratic 18%
CA U.S. House - 40 Lucille Roybal-Allard Democratic 20%
CA U.S. House - 42 Ken Calvert Republican 81%
CA U.S. House - 43 Maxine Waters Democratic 20%
CA U.S. House - 53 Susan Davis Democratic 18%
CA Attorney General Xavier Becerra Democratic 18%
CA Supervisor - 1 Hilda Solis 18%
CO U.S. House - 1 Diana DeGette Democratic 18%
CT U.S. House - 1 John Larson Democratic 27%
CT U.S. House - 3 Rosa DeLauro Democratic 18%
DE U.S. Senate - Sr Tom Carper Democratic 40%
FL U.S. House - 20 Alcee Hastings, Sr. Democratic 20%
FL U.S. House - 23 Debbie Wasserman Schultz Democratic 18%
FL U.S. House - 25 Mario Diaz-Balart Republican 87%
GA U.S. House - 2 Sanford Bishop, Jr. Democratic 72%
GA U.S. House - 13 David Scott Democratic 63%
IA U.S. Senate - Sr Chuck Grassley Republican 80%
IA U.S. House - 4 Steve King Republican 81%
ID U.S. Senate - Sr Mike Crapo Republican 80%
ID U.S. House - 2 Mike Simpson Republican 81%
IL U.S. Senate - Sr Dick Durbin Democratic 20%
IL U.S. House - 1 Bobby Rush Democratic 27%
IL U.S. House - 3 Dan Lipinski Democratic 36%
IL U.S. House - 7 Danny Davis Democratic 36%
IL U.S. House - 9 Jan Schakowsky Democratic 18%
IL U.S. House - 15 John Shimkus Republican 81%
IN U.S. House - 1 Pete Visclosky Democratic 9%
KS U.S. Senate - Sr Pat Roberts Republican 80%
KS U.S. Senate - Jr Jerry Moran Republican 81%
KY U.S. Senate - Sr Mitch McConnell, Jr. Republican 100%
KY U.S. House - 5 Hal Rogers Republican 81%
MA U.S. Senate - Jr Ed Markey Democratic 18%
MA U.S. House - 1 Richard Neal Democratic 18%
MA U.S. House - 2 Jim McGovern Democratic 18%
MA U.S. House - 8 Stephen Lynch Democratic 18%
MD U.S. Senate - Sr Ben Cardin Democratic 22%
MD U.S. Senate - Jr Chris Van Hollen, Jr. Democratic 18%
MD U.S. House - 2 Dutch Ruppersberger Democratic 54%
MD U.S. House - 5 Steny Hoyer Democratic 27%
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 81%
MN U.S. House - 4 Betty McCollum Democratic 18%
MN U.S. House - 7 Collin Peterson Democratic 63%
MO U.S. Senate - Sr Roy Blunt Republican 80%
MO U.S. House - 1 Lacy Clay, Jr. Democratic 45%
MO U.S. House - 5 Emanuel Cleaver II Democratic 27%
MO U.S. House - 6 Sam Graves Republican 90%
MS U.S. Senate - Sr Roger Wicker Republican 81%
MS U.S. House - 2 Bennie Thompson Democratic 36%
NA Vice President Mike Pence Republican 81%
NC U.S. Senate - Sr Richard Burr Republican 80%
NC U.S. House - 1 G.K. Butterfield, Jr. Democratic 27%
NC U.S. House - 4 David Price Democratic 18%
NC U.S. House - 5 Virginia Foxx Republican 81%
NC U.S. House - 10 Patrick McHenry Republican 81%
NE U.S. House - 1 Jeff Fortenberry Republican 81%
NJ U.S. Senate - Sr Bob Menendez Democratic 25%
NJ U.S. House - 4 Chris Smith Republican 72%
NJ U.S. House - 6 Frank Pallone, Jr. Democratic 18%
NJ U.S. House - 9 Bill Pascrell, Jr. Democratic 18%
NM U.S. Senate - Sr Tom Udall Democratic 18%
NY U.S. Senate - Sr Chuck Schumer Democratic 50%
NY U.S. House - 2 Pete King Republican 63%
NY U.S. House - 5 Gregory Meeks Democratic 36%
NY U.S. House - 7 Nydia Velázquez Democratic 45%
NY U.S. House - 10 Jerry Nadler Democratic 18%
NY U.S. House - 12 Carolyn Maloney Democratic 18%
NY U.S. House - 15 José Serrano Democratic 20%
NY U.S. House - 16 Eliot Engel Democratic 18%
NY U.S. House - 17 Nita Lowey Democratic 18%
NY U.S. House - 26 Brian Higgins Democratic 27%
OH U.S. Senate - Sr Sherrod Brown Democratic 18%
OH U.S. House - 1 Steve Chabot Republican 81%
OH U.S. House - 9 Marcia Kaptur Democratic 27%
OH U.S. House - 10 Mike Turner Republican 90%
OH U.S. House - 13 Tim Ryan Democratic 36%
OK U.S. Senate - Sr Jim Inhofe Republican 80%
OK U.S. House - 3 Frank Lucas Republican 81%
OK U.S. House - 4 Tom Cole Republican 90%
OR U.S. Senate - Sr Ron Wyden Democratic 20%
State Office Name Party Rating
AK U.S. Senate - Sr Lisa Murkowski R 100%
AK U.S. House - At-Large Donald Young R 88%
AL U.S. Senate - Sr Richard Shelby R 80%
AL U.S. House - 3 Mike Rogers R 81%
AL U.S. House - 4 Robert Aderholt R 81%
AR U.S. Senate - Sr John Boozman R 81%
AZ U.S. House - 3 Raul Grijalva D 18%
CA U.S. Senate - Sr Dianne Feinstein D 40%
CA U.S. House - 5 Mike Thompson D 27%
CA U.S. House - 6 Doris Matsui D 20%
CA U.S. House - 12 Nancy Pelosi D 18%
CA U.S. House - 13 Barbara Lee D 18%
CA U.S. House - 16 Jim Costa D 63%
CA U.S. House - 18 Anna Eshoo D 20%
CA U.S. House - 19 Zoe Lofgren D 18%
CA U.S. House - 22 Devin Nunes R 90%
CA U.S. House - 28 Adam Schiff D 18%
CA U.S. House - 30 Brad Sherman D 18%
CA U.S. House - 32 Grace Napolitano D 11%
CA U.S. House - 38 Linda Sánchez D 18%
CA U.S. House - 40 Lucille Roybal-Allard D 20%
CA U.S. House - 42 Ken Calvert R 81%
CA U.S. House - 43 Maxine Waters D 20%
CA U.S. House - 53 Susan Davis D 18%
CA Attorney General Xavier Becerra D 18%
CA Supervisor - 1 Hilda Solis 18%
CO U.S. House - 1 Diana DeGette D 18%
CT U.S. House - 1 John Larson D 27%
CT U.S. House - 3 Rosa DeLauro D 18%
DE U.S. Senate - Sr Tom Carper D 40%
FL U.S. House - 20 Alcee Hastings, Sr. D 20%
FL U.S. House - 23 Debbie Wasserman Schultz D 18%
FL U.S. House - 25 Mario Diaz-Balart R 87%
GA U.S. House - 2 Sanford Bishop, Jr. D 72%
GA U.S. House - 13 David Scott D 63%
IA U.S. Senate - Sr Chuck Grassley R 80%
IA U.S. House - 4 Steve King R 81%
ID U.S. Senate - Sr Mike Crapo R 80%
ID U.S. House - 2 Mike Simpson R 81%
IL U.S. Senate - Sr Dick Durbin D 20%
IL U.S. House - 1 Bobby Rush D 27%
IL U.S. House - 3 Dan Lipinski D 36%
IL U.S. House - 7 Danny Davis D 36%
IL U.S. House - 9 Jan Schakowsky D 18%
IL U.S. House - 15 John Shimkus R 81%
IN U.S. House - 1 Pete Visclosky D 9%
KS U.S. Senate - Sr Pat Roberts R 80%
KS U.S. Senate - Jr Jerry Moran R 81%
KY U.S. Senate - Sr Mitch McConnell, Jr. R 100%
KY U.S. House - 5 Hal Rogers R 81%
MA U.S. Senate - Jr Ed Markey D 18%
MA U.S. House - 1 Richard Neal D 18%
MA U.S. House - 2 Jim McGovern D 18%
MA U.S. House - 8 Stephen Lynch D 18%
MD U.S. Senate - Sr Ben Cardin D 22%
MD U.S. Senate - Jr Chris Van Hollen, Jr. D 18%
MD U.S. House - 2 Dutch Ruppersberger D 54%
MD U.S. House - 5 Steny Hoyer D 27%
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 81%
MN U.S. House - 4 Betty McCollum D 18%
MN U.S. House - 7 Collin Peterson D 63%
MO U.S. Senate - Sr Roy Blunt R 80%
MO U.S. House - 1 Lacy Clay, Jr. D 45%
MO U.S. House - 5 Emanuel Cleaver II D 27%
MO U.S. House - 6 Sam Graves R 90%
MS U.S. Senate - Sr Roger Wicker R 81%
MS U.S. House - 2 Bennie Thompson D 36%
NA Vice President Mike Pence R 81%
NC U.S. Senate - Sr Richard Burr R 80%
NC U.S. House - 1 G.K. Butterfield, Jr. D 27%
NC U.S. House - 4 David Price D 18%
NC U.S. House - 5 Virginia Foxx R 81%
NC U.S. House - 10 Patrick McHenry R 81%
NE U.S. House - 1 Jeff Fortenberry R 81%
NJ U.S. Senate - Sr Bob Menendez D 25%
NJ U.S. House - 4 Chris Smith R 72%
NJ U.S. House - 6 Frank Pallone, Jr. D 18%
NJ U.S. House - 9 Bill Pascrell, Jr. D 18%
NM U.S. Senate - Sr Tom Udall D 18%
NY U.S. Senate - Sr Chuck Schumer D 50%
NY U.S. House - 2 Pete King R 63%
NY U.S. House - 5 Gregory Meeks D 36%
NY U.S. House - 7 Nydia Velázquez D 45%
NY U.S. House - 10 Jerry Nadler D 18%
NY U.S. House - 12 Carolyn Maloney D 18%
NY U.S. House - 15 José Serrano D 20%
NY U.S. House - 16 Eliot Engel D 18%
NY U.S. House - 17 Nita Lowey D 18%
NY U.S. House - 26 Brian Higgins D 27%
OH U.S. Senate - Sr Sherrod Brown D 18%
OH U.S. House - 1 Steve Chabot R 81%
OH U.S. House - 9 Marcia Kaptur D 27%
OH U.S. House - 10 Mike Turner R 90%
OH U.S. House - 13 Tim Ryan D 36%
OK U.S. Senate - Sr Jim Inhofe R 80%
OK U.S. House - 3 Frank Lucas R 81%
OK U.S. House - 4 Tom Cole R 90%
OR U.S. Senate - Sr Ron Wyden D 20%
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