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2004 Positions

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State Office Name Party Rating
AK U.S. Senate - Sr Lisa Murkowski Republican 59%
AK U.S. House - At-Large Donald Young Republican 54%
AL U.S. Senate - Sr Richard Shelby Republican 65%
AL U.S. House - 3 Mike Rogers Republican 49%
AL U.S. House - 4 Robert Aderholt Republican 49%
AR U.S. Senate - Sr John Boozman Republican 61%
AZ U.S. House - 3 Raul Grijalva Democratic 11%
CA U.S. Senate - Sr Dianne Feinstein Democratic 14%
CA U.S. House - 5 Mike Thompson Democratic 11%
CA U.S. House - 12 Nancy Pelosi Democratic 8%
CA U.S. House - 13 Barbara Lee Democratic 16%
CA U.S. House - 18 Anna Eshoo Democratic 13%
CA U.S. House - 19 Zoe Lofgren Democratic 16%
CA U.S. House - 22 Devin Nunes Republican 59%
CA U.S. House - 28 Adam Schiff Democratic 12%
CA U.S. House - 30 Brad Sherman Democratic 9%
CA U.S. House - 32 Grace Napolitano Democratic 9%
CA U.S. House - 38 Linda Sánchez Democratic 8%
CA U.S. House - 40 Lucille Roybal-Allard Democratic 8%
CA U.S. House - 42 Ken Calvert Republican 48%
CA U.S. House - 43 Maxine Waters Democratic 11%
CA U.S. House - 53 Susan Davis Democratic 12%
CA Attorney General Xavier Becerra Democratic 9%
CA Supervisor - 1 Hilda Solis 8%
CO U.S. House - 1 Diana DeGette Democratic 11%
CT U.S. House - 1 John Larson Democratic 10%
CT U.S. House - 3 Rosa DeLauro Democratic 8%
DE U.S. Senate - Sr Tom Carper Democratic 17%
FL U.S. House - 20 Alcee Hastings, Sr. Democratic 12%
FL U.S. House - 25 Mario Diaz-Balart Republican 72%
GA U.S. House - 2 Sanford Bishop, Jr. Democratic 14%
GA U.S. House - 13 David Scott Democratic 19%
HI U.S. House - 1 Edward Case Democratic 19%
IA U.S. Senate - Sr Chuck Grassley Republican 69%
IA U.S. House - 4 Steve King Republican 78%
ID U.S. Senate - Sr Mike Crapo Republican 66%
ID U.S. House - 2 Mike Simpson Republican 55%
IL U.S. Senate - Sr Dick Durbin Democratic 8%
IL U.S. House - 1 Bobby Rush Democratic 11%
IL U.S. House - 7 Danny Davis Democratic 8%
IL U.S. House - 9 Jan Schakowsky Democratic 13%
IL U.S. House - 15 John Shimkus Republican 66%
IN U.S. House - 1 Pete Visclosky Democratic 11%
KS U.S. Senate - Sr Pat Roberts Republican 71%
KS U.S. Senate - Jr Jerry Moran Republican 68%
KY U.S. Senate - Sr Mitch McConnell, Jr. Republican 71%
KY U.S. House - 5 Hal Rogers Republican 50%
MA U.S. Senate - Jr Ed Markey Democratic 12%
MA U.S. House - 1 Richard Neal Democratic 7%
MA U.S. House - 2 Jim McGovern Democratic 8%
MA U.S. House - 8 Stephen Lynch Democratic 13%
MD U.S. Senate - Sr Ben Cardin Democratic 13%
MD U.S. Senate - Jr Chris Van Hollen, Jr. Democratic 11%
MD U.S. House - 2 Dutch Ruppersberger Democratic 12%
MD U.S. House - 5 Steny Hoyer Democratic 7%
ME U.S. Senate - Sr Susan Collins Republican 48%
MI U.S. Senate - Sr Debbie Stabenow Democratic 18%
MI U.S. House - 6 Fred Upton Republican 54%
MN U.S. House - 4 Betty McCollum Democratic 8%
MN U.S. House - 7 Collin Peterson Democratic 27%
MO U.S. Senate - Sr Roy Blunt Republican 67%
MO U.S. House - 1 Lacy Clay, Jr. Democratic 9%
MO U.S. House - 6 Sam Graves Republican 61%
MS U.S. Senate - Sr Roger Wicker Republican 48%
MS U.S. House - 2 Bennie Thompson Democratic 12%
NA Vice President Mike Pence Republican 78%
NC U.S. Senate - Sr Richard Burr Republican 55%
NC U.S. House - 4 David Price Democratic 13%
NH State Senate - 3 Jeb Bradley Republican 54%
NJ U.S. Senate - Sr Bob Menendez Democratic 9%
NJ U.S. House - 4 Chris Smith Republican 42%
NJ U.S. House - 6 Frank Pallone, Jr. Democratic 8%
NJ U.S. House - 9 Bill Pascrell, Jr. Democratic 9%
NM U.S. Senate - Sr Tom Udall Democratic 13%
NY U.S. Senate - Sr Chuck Schumer Democratic 13%
NY U.S. House - 2 Pete King Republican 46%
NY U.S. House - 5 Gregory Meeks Democratic 12%
NY U.S. House - 7 Nydia Velázquez Democratic 14%
NY U.S. House - 10 Jerry Nadler Democratic 9%
NY U.S. House - 12 Carolyn Maloney Democratic 10%
NY U.S. House - 15 José Serrano Democratic 9%
NY U.S. House - 16 Eliot Engel Democratic 12%
NY U.S. House - 17 Nita Lowey Democratic 10%
OH U.S. Senate - Sr Sherrod Brown Democratic 11%
OH U.S. Senate - Jr Rob Portman Republican 60%
OH U.S. House - 1 Steve Chabot Republican 78%
OH U.S. House - 9 Marcia Kaptur Democratic 9%
OH U.S. House - 10 Mike Turner Republican 57%
OH U.S. House - 13 Tim Ryan Democratic 11%
OH Governor Mike DeWine Republican 57%
OK U.S. Senate - Sr Jim Inhofe Republican 76%
OK U.S. House - 3 Frank Lucas Republican 53%
OK U.S. House - 4 Tom Cole Republican 68%
OR U.S. Senate - Sr Ron Wyden Democratic 18%
OR U.S. House - 2 Greg Walden Republican 53%
OR U.S. House - 3 Earl Blumenauer Democratic 11%
OR U.S. House - 4 Peter DeFazio Democratic 13%
PA U.S. House - 18 Mike Doyle, Jr. Democratic 6%
RI U.S. Senate - Sr Jack Reed Democratic 17%
RI U.S. House - 2 Jim Langevin Democratic 15%
State Office Name Party Rating
AK U.S. Senate - Sr Lisa Murkowski R 59%
AK U.S. House - At-Large Donald Young R 54%
AL U.S. Senate - Sr Richard Shelby R 65%
AL U.S. House - 3 Mike Rogers R 49%
AL U.S. House - 4 Robert Aderholt R 49%
AR U.S. Senate - Sr John Boozman R 61%
AZ U.S. House - 3 Raul Grijalva D 11%
CA U.S. Senate - Sr Dianne Feinstein D 14%
CA U.S. House - 5 Mike Thompson D 11%
CA U.S. House - 12 Nancy Pelosi D 8%
CA U.S. House - 13 Barbara Lee D 16%
CA U.S. House - 18 Anna Eshoo D 13%
CA U.S. House - 19 Zoe Lofgren D 16%
CA U.S. House - 22 Devin Nunes R 59%
CA U.S. House - 28 Adam Schiff D 12%
CA U.S. House - 30 Brad Sherman D 9%
CA U.S. House - 32 Grace Napolitano D 9%
CA U.S. House - 38 Linda Sánchez D 8%
CA U.S. House - 40 Lucille Roybal-Allard D 8%
CA U.S. House - 42 Ken Calvert R 48%
CA U.S. House - 43 Maxine Waters D 11%
CA U.S. House - 53 Susan Davis D 12%
CA Attorney General Xavier Becerra D 9%
CA Supervisor - 1 Hilda Solis 8%
CO U.S. House - 1 Diana DeGette D 11%
CT U.S. House - 1 John Larson D 10%
CT U.S. House - 3 Rosa DeLauro D 8%
DE U.S. Senate - Sr Tom Carper D 17%
FL U.S. House - 20 Alcee Hastings, Sr. D 12%
FL U.S. House - 25 Mario Diaz-Balart R 72%
GA U.S. House - 2 Sanford Bishop, Jr. D 14%
GA U.S. House - 13 David Scott D 19%
HI U.S. House - 1 Edward Case D 19%
IA U.S. Senate - Sr Chuck Grassley R 69%
IA U.S. House - 4 Steve King R 78%
ID U.S. Senate - Sr Mike Crapo R 66%
ID U.S. House - 2 Mike Simpson R 55%
IL U.S. Senate - Sr Dick Durbin D 8%
IL U.S. House - 1 Bobby Rush D 11%
IL U.S. House - 7 Danny Davis D 8%
IL U.S. House - 9 Jan Schakowsky D 13%
IL U.S. House - 15 John Shimkus R 66%
IN U.S. House - 1 Pete Visclosky D 11%
KS U.S. Senate - Sr Pat Roberts R 71%
KS U.S. Senate - Jr Jerry Moran R 68%
KY U.S. Senate - Sr Mitch McConnell, Jr. R 71%
KY U.S. House - 5 Hal Rogers R 50%
MA U.S. Senate - Jr Ed Markey D 12%
MA U.S. House - 1 Richard Neal D 7%
MA U.S. House - 2 Jim McGovern D 8%
MA U.S. House - 8 Stephen Lynch D 13%
MD U.S. Senate - Sr Ben Cardin D 13%
MD U.S. Senate - Jr Chris Van Hollen, Jr. D 11%
MD U.S. House - 2 Dutch Ruppersberger D 12%
MD U.S. House - 5 Steny Hoyer D 7%
ME U.S. Senate - Sr Susan Collins R 48%
MI U.S. Senate - Sr Debbie Stabenow D 18%
MI U.S. House - 6 Fred Upton R 54%
MN U.S. House - 4 Betty McCollum D 8%
MN U.S. House - 7 Collin Peterson D 27%
MO U.S. Senate - Sr Roy Blunt R 67%
MO U.S. House - 1 Lacy Clay, Jr. D 9%
MO U.S. House - 6 Sam Graves R 61%
MS U.S. Senate - Sr Roger Wicker R 48%
MS U.S. House - 2 Bennie Thompson D 12%
NA Vice President Mike Pence R 78%
NC U.S. Senate - Sr Richard Burr R 55%
NC U.S. House - 4 David Price D 13%
NH State Senate - 3 Jeb Bradley R 54%
NJ U.S. Senate - Sr Bob Menendez D 9%
NJ U.S. House - 4 Chris Smith R 42%
NJ U.S. House - 6 Frank Pallone, Jr. D 8%
NJ U.S. House - 9 Bill Pascrell, Jr. D 9%
NM U.S. Senate - Sr Tom Udall D 13%
NY U.S. Senate - Sr Chuck Schumer D 13%
NY U.S. House - 2 Pete King R 46%
NY U.S. House - 5 Gregory Meeks D 12%
NY U.S. House - 7 Nydia Velázquez D 14%
NY U.S. House - 10 Jerry Nadler D 9%
NY U.S. House - 12 Carolyn Maloney D 10%
NY U.S. House - 15 José Serrano D 9%
NY U.S. House - 16 Eliot Engel D 12%
NY U.S. House - 17 Nita Lowey D 10%
OH U.S. Senate - Sr Sherrod Brown D 11%
OH U.S. Senate - Jr Rob Portman R 60%
OH U.S. House - 1 Steve Chabot R 78%
OH U.S. House - 9 Marcia Kaptur D 9%
OH U.S. House - 10 Mike Turner R 57%
OH U.S. House - 13 Tim Ryan D 11%
OH Governor Mike DeWine R 57%
OK U.S. Senate - Sr Jim Inhofe R 76%
OK U.S. House - 3 Frank Lucas R 53%
OK U.S. House - 4 Tom Cole R 68%
OR U.S. Senate - Sr Ron Wyden D 18%
OR U.S. House - 2 Greg Walden R 53%
OR U.S. House - 3 Earl Blumenauer D 11%
OR U.S. House - 4 Peter DeFazio D 13%
PA U.S. House - 18 Mike Doyle, Jr. D 6%
RI U.S. Senate - Sr Jack Reed D 17%
RI U.S. House - 2 Jim Langevin D 15%
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