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2016 Positions

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State Office Name Party Rating
AK U.S. Senate - Sr Lisa Murkowski Republican 50%
AK U.S. Senate - Jr Dan Sullivan Republican 60%
AK U.S. House - At-Large Donald Young Republican 73%
AL U.S. Senate - Sr Richard Shelby Republican 63%
AL U.S. House - 1 Bradley Byrne Republican 79%
AL U.S. House - 2 Martha Roby Republican 77%
AL U.S. House - 3 Mike Rogers Republican 78%
AL U.S. House - 4 Robert Aderholt Republican 76%
AL U.S. House - 5 Mo Brooks Republican 84%
AL U.S. House - 6 Gary Palmer Republican 86%
AL U.S. House - 7 Terri Sewell Democratic 22%
AR U.S. Senate - Sr John Boozman Republican 59%
AR U.S. Senate - Jr Tom Cotton Republican 69%
AR U.S. House - 1 Rick Crawford Republican 75%
AR U.S. House - 2 French Hill Republican 77%
AR U.S. House - 3 Steve Womack Republican 76%
AR U.S. House - 4 Bruce Westerman Republican 78%
AZ U.S. Senate - Sr Kyrsten Sinema Democratic 35%
AZ U.S. Senate - Jr Martha McSally Republican 76%
AZ U.S. House - 2 Ann Kirkpatrick Democratic 19%
AZ U.S. House - 3 Raul Grijalva Democratic 20%
AZ U.S. House - 4 Paul Gosar Republican 87%
AZ U.S. House - 6 David Schweikert Republican 84%
AZ U.S. House - 7 Ruben Gallego Democratic 16%
CA U.S. Senate - Sr Dianne Feinstein Democratic 27%
CA U.S. House - 1 Doug LaMalfa Republican 77%
CA U.S. House - 2 Jared Huffman Democratic 20%
CA U.S. House - 3 John Garamendi Democratic 18%
CA U.S. House - 4 Tom McClintock Republican 87%
CA U.S. House - 5 Mike Thompson Democratic 19%
CA U.S. House - 6 Doris Matsui Democratic 18%
CA U.S. House - 7 Ami Bera Democratic 22%
CA U.S. House - 8 Paul Cook Republican 74%
CA U.S. House - 9 Jerry McNerney Democratic 17%
CA U.S. House - 11 Mark DeSaulnier Democratic 19%
CA U.S. House - 12 Nancy Pelosi Democratic 14%
CA U.S. House - 13 Barbara Lee Democratic 19%
CA U.S. House - 14 Jackie Speier Democratic 19%
CA U.S. House - 15 Eric Swalwell Democratic 16%
CA U.S. House - 16 Jim Costa Democratic 38%
CA U.S. House - 18 Anna Eshoo Democratic 17%
CA U.S. House - 19 Zoe Lofgren Democratic 21%
CA U.S. House - 22 Devin Nunes Republican 74%
CA U.S. House - 23 Kevin McCarthy Republican 77%
CA U.S. House - 26 Julia Brownley Democratic 18%
CA U.S. House - 27 Judy Chu Democratic 18%
CA U.S. House - 28 Adam Schiff Democratic 16%
CA U.S. House - 29 Tony Cárdenas Democratic 22%
CA U.S. House - 30 Brad Sherman Democratic 17%
CA U.S. House - 31 Pete Aguilar Democratic 19%
CA U.S. House - 32 Grace Napolitano Democratic 15%
CA U.S. House - 33 Ted Lieu Democratic 21%
CA U.S. House - 35 Norma Torres Democratic 16%
CA U.S. House - 36 Raul Ruiz Democratic 17%
CA U.S. House - 37 Karen Bass Democratic 14%
CA U.S. House - 38 Linda Sánchez Democratic 16%
CA U.S. House - 40 Lucille Roybal-Allard Democratic 15%
CA U.S. House - 41 Mark Takano Democratic 16%
CA U.S. House - 42 Ken Calvert Republican 76%
CA U.S. House - 43 Maxine Waters Democratic 16%
CA U.S. House - 47 Alan Lowenthal Democratic 19%
CA U.S. House - 51 Juan Vargas Democratic 17%
CA U.S. House - 52 Scott Peters Democratic 27%
CA U.S. House - 53 Susan Davis Democratic 14%
CA Attorney General Xavier Becerra Democratic 18%
CA Supervisor - 4 Janice Hahn 19%
CO U.S. Senate - Sr Michael Bennet Democratic 19%
CO U.S. Senate - Jr Cory Gardner Republican 59%
CO U.S. House - 1 Diana DeGette Democratic 15%
CO U.S. House - 3 Scott Tipton Republican 79%
CO U.S. House - 4 Ken Buck Republican 84%
CO U.S. House - 5 Doug Lamborn Republican 78%
CO U.S. House - 7 Ed Perlmutter Democratic 16%
CO Governor Jared Polis Democratic 26%
CO Mayor Michael Coffman Republican 78%
CT U.S. Senate - Sr Richard Blumenthal Democratic 18%
CT U.S. Senate - Jr Chris Murphy Democratic 18%
CT U.S. House - 1 John Larson Democratic 14%
CT U.S. House - 2 Joe Courtney Democratic 14%
CT U.S. House - 3 Rosa DeLauro Democratic 16%
CT U.S. House - 4 Jim Himes Democratic 18%
DE U.S. Senate - Sr Tom Carper Democratic 36%
DE U.S. Senate - Jr Chris Coons Democratic 25%
DE Governor John Carney, Jr. Democratic 22%
FL U.S. Senate - Sr Marco Rubio Republican 56%
FL U.S. House - 3 Ted Yoho Republican 82%
FL U.S. House - 8 Bill Posey Republican 81%
FL U.S. House - 11 Daniel Webster Republican 78%
FL U.S. House - 12 Gus Bilirakis Republican 78%
FL U.S. House - 14 Kathy Castor Democratic 17%
FL U.S. House - 16 Vern Buchanan Republican 73%
FL U.S. House - 20 Alcee Hastings, Sr. Democratic 20%
FL U.S. House - 21 Lois Frankel Democratic 14%
FL U.S. House - 22 Ted Deutch Democratic 15%
FL U.S. House - 23 Debbie Wasserman Schultz Democratic 13%
FL U.S. House - 24 Frederica Wilson Democratic 13%
FL U.S. House - 25 Mario Diaz-Balart Republican 71%
FL Governor Ron DeSantis Republican 80%
GA U.S. Senate - Sr David Perdue Republican 69%
GA U.S. House - 1 Buddy Carter Republican 77%
State Office Name Party Rating
AK U.S. Senate - Sr Lisa Murkowski R 50%
AK U.S. Senate - Jr Dan Sullivan R 60%
AK U.S. House - At-Large Donald Young R 73%
AL U.S. Senate - Sr Richard Shelby R 63%
AL U.S. House - 1 Bradley Byrne R 79%
AL U.S. House - 2 Martha Roby R 77%
AL U.S. House - 3 Mike Rogers R 78%
AL U.S. House - 4 Robert Aderholt R 76%
AL U.S. House - 5 Mo Brooks R 84%
AL U.S. House - 6 Gary Palmer R 86%
AL U.S. House - 7 Terri Sewell D 22%
AR U.S. Senate - Sr John Boozman R 59%
AR U.S. Senate - Jr Tom Cotton R 69%
AR U.S. House - 1 Rick Crawford R 75%
AR U.S. House - 2 French Hill R 77%
AR U.S. House - 3 Steve Womack R 76%
AR U.S. House - 4 Bruce Westerman R 78%
AZ U.S. Senate - Sr Kyrsten Sinema D 35%
AZ U.S. Senate - Jr Martha McSally R 76%
AZ U.S. House - 2 Ann Kirkpatrick D 19%
AZ U.S. House - 3 Raul Grijalva D 20%
AZ U.S. House - 4 Paul Gosar R 87%
AZ U.S. House - 6 David Schweikert R 84%
AZ U.S. House - 7 Ruben Gallego D 16%
CA U.S. Senate - Sr Dianne Feinstein D 27%
CA U.S. House - 1 Doug LaMalfa R 77%
CA U.S. House - 2 Jared Huffman D 20%
CA U.S. House - 3 John Garamendi D 18%
CA U.S. House - 4 Tom McClintock R 87%
CA U.S. House - 5 Mike Thompson D 19%
CA U.S. House - 6 Doris Matsui D 18%
CA U.S. House - 7 Ami Bera D 22%
CA U.S. House - 8 Paul Cook R 74%
CA U.S. House - 9 Jerry McNerney D 17%
CA U.S. House - 11 Mark DeSaulnier D 19%
CA U.S. House - 12 Nancy Pelosi D 14%
CA U.S. House - 13 Barbara Lee D 19%
CA U.S. House - 14 Jackie Speier D 19%
CA U.S. House - 15 Eric Swalwell D 16%
CA U.S. House - 16 Jim Costa D 38%
CA U.S. House - 18 Anna Eshoo D 17%
CA U.S. House - 19 Zoe Lofgren D 21%
CA U.S. House - 22 Devin Nunes R 74%
CA U.S. House - 23 Kevin McCarthy R 77%
CA U.S. House - 26 Julia Brownley D 18%
CA U.S. House - 27 Judy Chu D 18%
CA U.S. House - 28 Adam Schiff D 16%
CA U.S. House - 29 Tony Cárdenas D 22%
CA U.S. House - 30 Brad Sherman D 17%
CA U.S. House - 31 Pete Aguilar D 19%
CA U.S. House - 32 Grace Napolitano D 15%
CA U.S. House - 33 Ted Lieu D 21%
CA U.S. House - 35 Norma Torres D 16%
CA U.S. House - 36 Raul Ruiz D 17%
CA U.S. House - 37 Karen Bass D 14%
CA U.S. House - 38 Linda Sánchez D 16%
CA U.S. House - 40 Lucille Roybal-Allard D 15%
CA U.S. House - 41 Mark Takano D 16%
CA U.S. House - 42 Ken Calvert R 76%
CA U.S. House - 43 Maxine Waters D 16%
CA U.S. House - 47 Alan Lowenthal D 19%
CA U.S. House - 51 Juan Vargas D 17%
CA U.S. House - 52 Scott Peters D 27%
CA U.S. House - 53 Susan Davis D 14%
CA Attorney General Xavier Becerra D 18%
CA Supervisor - 4 Janice Hahn 19%
CO U.S. Senate - Sr Michael Bennet D 19%
CO U.S. Senate - Jr Cory Gardner R 59%
CO U.S. House - 1 Diana DeGette D 15%
CO U.S. House - 3 Scott Tipton R 79%
CO U.S. House - 4 Ken Buck R 84%
CO U.S. House - 5 Doug Lamborn R 78%
CO U.S. House - 7 Ed Perlmutter D 16%
CO Governor Jared Polis D 26%
CO Mayor Michael Coffman R 78%
CT U.S. Senate - Sr Richard Blumenthal D 18%
CT U.S. Senate - Jr Chris Murphy D 18%
CT U.S. House - 1 John Larson D 14%
CT U.S. House - 2 Joe Courtney D 14%
CT U.S. House - 3 Rosa DeLauro D 16%
CT U.S. House - 4 Jim Himes D 18%
DE U.S. Senate - Sr Tom Carper D 36%
DE U.S. Senate - Jr Chris Coons D 25%
DE Governor John Carney, Jr. D 22%
FL U.S. Senate - Sr Marco Rubio R 56%
FL U.S. House - 3 Ted Yoho R 82%
FL U.S. House - 8 Bill Posey R 81%
FL U.S. House - 11 Daniel Webster R 78%
FL U.S. House - 12 Gus Bilirakis R 78%
FL U.S. House - 14 Kathy Castor D 17%
FL U.S. House - 16 Vern Buchanan R 73%
FL U.S. House - 20 Alcee Hastings, Sr. D 20%
FL U.S. House - 21 Lois Frankel D 14%
FL U.S. House - 22 Ted Deutch D 15%
FL U.S. House - 23 Debbie Wasserman Schultz D 13%
FL U.S. House - 24 Frederica Wilson D 13%
FL U.S. House - 25 Mario Diaz-Balart R 71%
FL Governor Ron DeSantis R 80%
GA U.S. Senate - Sr David Perdue R 69%
GA U.S. House - 1 Buddy Carter R 77%
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