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Rating Group: Secular Coalition for America

2014 Positions

Issues: Religion

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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 63%
AL U.S. Senate - Sr Richard Shelby Republican 67%
AL U.S. House - 1 Bradley Byrne Republican 0%
AL U.S. House - 2 Martha Roby Republican 57%
AL U.S. House - 3 Mike Rogers Republican 50%
AL U.S. House - 4 Robert Aderholt Republican 25%
AL U.S. House - 5 Mo Brooks Republican 63%
AL U.S. House - 7 Terri Sewell Democratic 75%
AR U.S. Senate - Sr John Boozman Republican 56%
AR U.S. Senate - Jr Tom Cotton Republican 50%
AR U.S. House - 1 Rick Crawford Republican 43%
AR U.S. House - 3 Steve Womack Republican 63%
AR Lieutenant Governor Tim Griffin Republican 50%
AZ U.S. Senate - Sr Kyrsten Sinema Democratic 75%
AZ U.S. House - 2 Ann Kirkpatrick Democratic 75%
AZ U.S. House - 3 Raul Grijalva Democratic 75%
AZ U.S. House - 4 Paul Gosar Republican 50%
AZ U.S. House - 6 David Schweikert Republican 63%
CA U.S. Senate - Sr Dianne Feinstein Democratic 89%
CA U.S. House - 1 Doug LaMalfa Republican 25%
CA U.S. House - 2 Jared Huffman Democratic 75%
CA U.S. House - 3 John Garamendi Democratic 63%
CA U.S. House - 4 Tom McClintock Republican 50%
CA U.S. House - 5 Mike Thompson Democratic 75%
CA U.S. House - 6 Doris Matsui Democratic 75%
CA U.S. House - 7 Ami Bera Democratic 75%
CA U.S. House - 8 Paul Cook Republican 63%
CA U.S. House - 9 Jerry McNerney Democratic 75%
CA U.S. House - 12 Nancy Pelosi Democratic 75%
CA U.S. House - 13 Barbara Lee Democratic 86%
CA U.S. House - 14 Jackie Speier Democratic 75%
CA U.S. House - 15 Eric Swalwell Democratic 75%
CA U.S. House - 16 Jim Costa Democratic 63%
CA U.S. House - 18 Anna Eshoo Democratic 75%
CA U.S. House - 19 Zoe Lofgren Democratic 88%
CA U.S. House - 22 Devin Nunes Republican 63%
CA U.S. House - 23 Kevin McCarthy Republican 63%
CA U.S. House - 26 Julia Brownley Democratic 75%
CA U.S. House - 27 Judy Chu Democratic 88%
CA U.S. House - 28 Adam Schiff Democratic 75%
CA U.S. House - 29 Tony Cárdenas Democratic 75%
CA U.S. House - 30 Brad Sherman Democratic 63%
CA U.S. House - 32 Grace Napolitano Democratic 75%
CA U.S. House - 36 Raul Ruiz Democratic 75%
CA U.S. House - 37 Karen Bass Democratic 75%
CA U.S. House - 38 Linda Sánchez Democratic 75%
CA U.S. House - 40 Lucille Roybal-Allard Democratic 75%
CA U.S. House - 41 Mark Takano Democratic 75%
CA U.S. House - 42 Ken Calvert Republican 38%
CA U.S. House - 43 Maxine Waters Democratic 75%
CA U.S. House - 47 Alan Lowenthal Democratic 88%
CA U.S. House - 51 Juan Vargas Democratic 63%
CA U.S. House - 52 Scott Peters Democratic 75%
CA U.S. House - 53 Susan Davis Democratic 75%
CA Attorney General Xavier Becerra Democratic 75%
CA Supervisor - 4 Janice Hahn 75%
CO U.S. Senate - Sr Michael Bennet Democratic 67%
CO U.S. Senate - Jr Cory Gardner Republican 63%
CO U.S. House - 1 Diana DeGette Democratic 75%
CO U.S. House - 3 Scott Tipton Republican 63%
CO U.S. House - 5 Doug Lamborn Republican 38%
CO U.S. House - 7 Ed Perlmutter Democratic 75%
CO Governor Jared Polis Democratic 86%
CO Mayor Michael Coffman Republican 63%
CT U.S. Senate - Sr Richard Blumenthal Democratic 78%
CT U.S. Senate - Jr Chris Murphy Democratic 78%
CT U.S. House - 1 John Larson Democratic 75%
CT U.S. House - 2 Joe Courtney Democratic 75%
CT U.S. House - 3 Rosa DeLauro Democratic 75%
CT U.S. House - 4 Jim Himes Democratic 88%
DC U.S. House - Delegate Eleanor Norton Democratic 100%
DE U.S. Senate - Sr Tom Carper Democratic 67%
DE U.S. Senate - Jr Chris Coons Democratic 67%
DE Governor John Carney, Jr. Democratic 63%
FL U.S. Senate - Sr Marco Rubio Republican 33%
FL U.S. House - 3 Ted Yoho Republican 38%
FL U.S. House - 8 Bill Posey Republican 50%
FL U.S. House - 11 Daniel Webster Republican 50%
FL U.S. House - 12 Gus Bilirakis Republican 63%
FL U.S. House - 14 Kathy Castor Democratic 75%
FL U.S. House - 16 Vern Buchanan Republican 63%
FL U.S. House - 20 Alcee Hastings, Sr. Democratic 75%
FL U.S. House - 21 Lois Frankel Democratic 75%
FL U.S. House - 22 Ted Deutch Democratic 85%
FL U.S. House - 23 Debbie Wasserman Schultz Democratic 75%
FL U.S. House - 24 Frederica Wilson Democratic 75%
FL U.S. House - 25 Mario Diaz-Balart Republican 63%
FL Governor Ron DeSantis Republican 63%
GA U.S. House - 2 Sanford Bishop, Jr. Democratic 63%
GA U.S. House - 4 Hank Johnson, Jr. Democratic 100%
GA U.S. House - 7 Rob Woodall Republican 50%
GA U.S. House - 8 Austin Scott Republican 38%
GA U.S. House - 9 Doug Collins Republican 38%
GA U.S. House - 13 David Scott Democratic 75%
GA U.S. House - 14 Tom Graves, Jr. Republican 50%
HI U.S. Senate - Sr Brian Schatz Democratic 67%
HI U.S. Senate - Jr Mazie Hirono Democratic 78%
HI U.S. House - 2 Tulsi Gabbard Democratic 63%
IA U.S. Senate - Sr Chuck Grassley Republican 57%
State Office Name Party Rating
AK U.S. Senate - Sr Lisa Murkowski R 67%
AK U.S. House - At-Large Donald Young R 63%
AL U.S. Senate - Sr Richard Shelby R 67%
AL U.S. House - 1 Bradley Byrne R 0%
AL U.S. House - 2 Martha Roby R 57%
AL U.S. House - 3 Mike Rogers R 50%
AL U.S. House - 4 Robert Aderholt R 25%
AL U.S. House - 5 Mo Brooks R 63%
AL U.S. House - 7 Terri Sewell D 75%
AR U.S. Senate - Sr John Boozman R 56%
AR U.S. Senate - Jr Tom Cotton R 50%
AR U.S. House - 1 Rick Crawford R 43%
AR U.S. House - 3 Steve Womack R 63%
AR Lieutenant Governor Tim Griffin R 50%
AZ U.S. Senate - Sr Kyrsten Sinema D 75%
AZ U.S. House - 2 Ann Kirkpatrick D 75%
AZ U.S. House - 3 Raul Grijalva D 75%
AZ U.S. House - 4 Paul Gosar R 50%
AZ U.S. House - 6 David Schweikert R 63%
CA U.S. Senate - Sr Dianne Feinstein D 89%
CA U.S. House - 1 Doug LaMalfa R 25%
CA U.S. House - 2 Jared Huffman D 75%
CA U.S. House - 3 John Garamendi D 63%
CA U.S. House - 4 Tom McClintock R 50%
CA U.S. House - 5 Mike Thompson D 75%
CA U.S. House - 6 Doris Matsui D 75%
CA U.S. House - 7 Ami Bera D 75%
CA U.S. House - 8 Paul Cook R 63%
CA U.S. House - 9 Jerry McNerney D 75%
CA U.S. House - 12 Nancy Pelosi D 75%
CA U.S. House - 13 Barbara Lee D 86%
CA U.S. House - 14 Jackie Speier D 75%
CA U.S. House - 15 Eric Swalwell D 75%
CA U.S. House - 16 Jim Costa D 63%
CA U.S. House - 18 Anna Eshoo D 75%
CA U.S. House - 19 Zoe Lofgren D 88%
CA U.S. House - 22 Devin Nunes R 63%
CA U.S. House - 23 Kevin McCarthy R 63%
CA U.S. House - 26 Julia Brownley D 75%
CA U.S. House - 27 Judy Chu D 88%
CA U.S. House - 28 Adam Schiff D 75%
CA U.S. House - 29 Tony Cárdenas D 75%
CA U.S. House - 30 Brad Sherman D 63%
CA U.S. House - 32 Grace Napolitano D 75%
CA U.S. House - 36 Raul Ruiz D 75%
CA U.S. House - 37 Karen Bass D 75%
CA U.S. House - 38 Linda Sánchez D 75%
CA U.S. House - 40 Lucille Roybal-Allard D 75%
CA U.S. House - 41 Mark Takano D 75%
CA U.S. House - 42 Ken Calvert R 38%
CA U.S. House - 43 Maxine Waters D 75%
CA U.S. House - 47 Alan Lowenthal D 88%
CA U.S. House - 51 Juan Vargas D 63%
CA U.S. House - 52 Scott Peters D 75%
CA U.S. House - 53 Susan Davis D 75%
CA Attorney General Xavier Becerra D 75%
CA Supervisor - 4 Janice Hahn 75%
CO U.S. Senate - Sr Michael Bennet D 67%
CO U.S. Senate - Jr Cory Gardner R 63%
CO U.S. House - 1 Diana DeGette D 75%
CO U.S. House - 3 Scott Tipton R 63%
CO U.S. House - 5 Doug Lamborn R 38%
CO U.S. House - 7 Ed Perlmutter D 75%
CO Governor Jared Polis D 86%
CO Mayor Michael Coffman R 63%
CT U.S. Senate - Sr Richard Blumenthal D 78%
CT U.S. Senate - Jr Chris Murphy D 78%
CT U.S. House - 1 John Larson D 75%
CT U.S. House - 2 Joe Courtney D 75%
CT U.S. House - 3 Rosa DeLauro D 75%
CT U.S. House - 4 Jim Himes D 88%
DC U.S. House - Delegate Eleanor Norton D 100%
DE U.S. Senate - Sr Tom Carper D 67%
DE U.S. Senate - Jr Chris Coons D 67%
DE Governor John Carney, Jr. D 63%
FL U.S. Senate - Sr Marco Rubio R 33%
FL U.S. House - 3 Ted Yoho R 38%
FL U.S. House - 8 Bill Posey R 50%
FL U.S. House - 11 Daniel Webster R 50%
FL U.S. House - 12 Gus Bilirakis R 63%
FL U.S. House - 14 Kathy Castor D 75%
FL U.S. House - 16 Vern Buchanan R 63%
FL U.S. House - 20 Alcee Hastings, Sr. D 75%
FL U.S. House - 21 Lois Frankel D 75%
FL U.S. House - 22 Ted Deutch D 85%
FL U.S. House - 23 Debbie Wasserman Schultz D 75%
FL U.S. House - 24 Frederica Wilson D 75%
FL U.S. House - 25 Mario Diaz-Balart R 63%
FL Governor Ron DeSantis R 63%
GA U.S. House - 2 Sanford Bishop, Jr. D 63%
GA U.S. House - 4 Hank Johnson, Jr. D 100%
GA U.S. House - 7 Rob Woodall R 50%
GA U.S. House - 8 Austin Scott R 38%
GA U.S. House - 9 Doug Collins R 38%
GA U.S. House - 13 David Scott D 75%
GA U.S. House - 14 Tom Graves, Jr. R 50%
HI U.S. Senate - Sr Brian Schatz D 67%
HI U.S. Senate - Jr Mazie Hirono D 78%
HI U.S. House - 2 Tulsi Gabbard D 63%
IA U.S. Senate - Sr Chuck Grassley R 57%
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