Rating Group: National Taxpayers Union

2010 Positions on Tax and Spending

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State Office Name Party Rating
AK U.S. Senate - Sr Lisa Murkowski Republican 89%
AK U.S. House - At-Large Donald Young Republican 74%
AL U.S. Senate - Sr Richard Shelby Republican 96%
AL U.S. House - 3 Mike Rogers Republican 85%
AL U.S. House - 4 Robert Aderholt Republican 85%
AR U.S. Senate - Sr John Boozman Republican 86%
AZ U.S. House - 2 Ann Kirkpatrick Democratic 26%
AZ U.S. House - 3 Raul Grijalva Democratic 7%
CA U.S. Senate - Sr Dianne Feinstein Democratic 7%
CA U.S. House - 3 John Garamendi Democratic 5%
CA U.S. House - 4 Tom McClintock Republican 94%
CA U.S. House - 5 Mike Thompson Democratic 9%
CA U.S. House - 6 Doris Matsui Democratic 6%
CA U.S. House - 9 Jerry McNerney Democratic 11%
CA U.S. House - 13 Barbara Lee Democratic 8%
CA U.S. House - 14 Jackie Speier Democratic 5%
CA U.S. House - 16 Jim Costa Democratic 16%
CA U.S. House - 18 Anna Eshoo Democratic 6%
CA U.S. House - 19 Zoe Lofgren Democratic 7%
CA U.S. House - 22 Devin Nunes Republican 90%
CA U.S. House - 23 Kevin McCarthy Republican 86%
CA U.S. House - 27 Judy Chu Democratic 5%
CA U.S. House - 28 Adam Schiff Democratic 6%
CA U.S. House - 30 Brad Sherman Democratic 5%
CA U.S. House - 32 Grace Napolitano Democratic 6%
CA U.S. House - 38 Linda Sánchez Democratic 5%
CA U.S. House - 40 Lucille Roybal-Allard Democratic 2%
CA U.S. House - 42 Ken Calvert Republican 86%
CA U.S. House - 43 Maxine Waters Democratic 6%
CA U.S. House - 50 Darrell Issa Republican 90%
CO U.S. Senate - Sr Michael Bennet Democratic 20%
CO U.S. House - 1 Diana DeGette Democratic 3%
CO U.S. House - 5 Doug Lamborn Republican 91%
CO U.S. House - 7 Ed Perlmutter Democratic 4%
CO Governor Jared Polis Democratic 14%
CO Mayor - At-Large Michael Coffman Republican 90%
CT U.S. Senate - Jr Chris Murphy Democratic 8%
CT U.S. House - 1 John Larson Democratic 5%
CT U.S. House - 2 Joe Courtney Democratic 10%
CT U.S. House - 3 Rosa DeLauro Democratic 5%
CT U.S. House - 4 Jim Himes Democratic 13%
DE U.S. Senate - Sr Tom Carper Democratic 12%
FL U.S. House - 8 Bill Posey Republican 81%
FL U.S. House - 12 Gus Bilirakis Republican 79%
FL U.S. House - 14 Kathy Castor Democratic 7%
FL U.S. House - 16 Vern Buchanan Republican 84%
FL U.S. House - 22 Ted Deutch Democratic 8%
FL U.S. House - 23 Debbie Wasserman Schultz Democratic 4%
FL U.S. House - 25 Mario Diaz-Balart Republican 79%
GA U.S. House - 2 Sanford Bishop, Jr. Democratic 9%
GA U.S. House - 4 Hank Johnson, Jr. Democratic 8%
GA U.S. House - 13 David Scott Democratic 5%
HI U.S. Senate - Jr Mazie Hirono Democratic 6%
IA U.S. Senate - Sr Chuck Grassley Republican 93%
ID U.S. Senate - Sr Mike Crapo Republican 99%
ID U.S. Senate - Jr James Risch Republican 99%
ID U.S. House - 2 Mike Simpson Republican 83%
IL U.S. Senate - Sr Dick Durbin Democratic 6%
IL U.S. House - 1 Bobby Rush Democratic 7%
IL U.S. House - 5 Mike Quigley Democratic 7%
IL U.S. House - 7 Danny Davis Democratic 8%
IL U.S. House - 9 Jan Schakowsky Democratic 5%
IL U.S. House - 11 Bill Foster Democratic 10%
IN U.S. House - 7 André Carson Democratic 4%
KS U.S. Senate - Sr Jerry Moran Republican 90%
KY U.S. Senate - Sr Mitch McConnell, Jr. Republican 97%
KY U.S. House - 2 Brett Guthrie Republican 85%
KY U.S. House - 3 John Yarmuth Democratic 3%
KY U.S. House - 5 Hal Rogers Republican 85%
LA U.S. Senate - Sr Bill Cassidy Republican 85%
LA U.S. House - 1 Steve Scalise Republican 89%
MA U.S. Senate - Jr Ed Markey Democratic 3%
MA U.S. House - 1 Richard Neal Democratic 6%
MA U.S. House - 2 Jim McGovern Democratic 5%
MA U.S. House - 8 Stephen Lynch Democratic 12%
MD U.S. Senate - Sr Ben Cardin Democratic 5%
MD U.S. Senate - Jr Chris Van Hollen, Jr. Democratic 4%
MD U.S. House - 2 Dutch Ruppersberger Democratic 6%
MD U.S. House - 3 John Sarbanes Democratic 4%
MD U.S. House - 5 Steny Hoyer Democratic 5%
ME U.S. Senate - Sr Susan Collins Republican 72%
ME U.S. House - 1 Chellie Pingree Democratic 7%
MI U.S. Senate - Sr Debbie Stabenow Democratic 7%
MI U.S. Senate - Jr Gary Peters Democratic 16%
MI U.S. House - 6 Fred Upton Republican 86%
MN U.S. Senate - Sr Amy Klobuchar Democratic 15%
MN U.S. House - 4 Betty McCollum Democratic 6%
MN Governor Tim Walz Democratic/Farmer/Labor 9%
MN Attorney General Keith Ellison Democratic/Farmer/Labor 6%
MO U.S. Senate - Sr Roy Blunt Republican 88%
MO U.S. House - 3 Blaine Luetkemeyer Republican 87%
MO U.S. House - 5 Emanuel Cleaver II Democratic 4%
MO U.S. House - 6 Sam Graves Republican 89%
MS U.S. Senate - Sr Roger Wicker Republican 94%
MS U.S. House - 2 Bennie Thompson Democratic 5%
MT U.S. Senate - Sr Jon Tester Democratic 16%
NA U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services Xavier Becerra 6%
NA U.S. Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Marcia Fudge 5%
NC U.S. Senate - Sr Richard Burr Republican 97%
NC U.S. House - 1 G.K. Butterfield, Jr. Democratic 4%
State Office Name Party Rating
AK U.S. Senate - Sr Lisa Murkowski R 89%
AK U.S. House - At-Large Donald Young R 74%
AL U.S. Senate - Sr Richard Shelby R 96%
AL U.S. House - 3 Mike Rogers R 85%
AL U.S. House - 4 Robert Aderholt R 85%
AR U.S. Senate - Sr John Boozman R 86%
AZ U.S. House - 2 Ann Kirkpatrick D 26%
AZ U.S. House - 3 Raul Grijalva D 7%
CA U.S. Senate - Sr Dianne Feinstein D 7%
CA U.S. House - 3 John Garamendi D 5%
CA U.S. House - 4 Tom McClintock R 94%
CA U.S. House - 5 Mike Thompson D 9%
CA U.S. House - 6 Doris Matsui D 6%
CA U.S. House - 9 Jerry McNerney D 11%
CA U.S. House - 13 Barbara Lee D 8%
CA U.S. House - 14 Jackie Speier D 5%
CA U.S. House - 16 Jim Costa D 16%
CA U.S. House - 18 Anna Eshoo D 6%
CA U.S. House - 19 Zoe Lofgren D 7%
CA U.S. House - 22 Devin Nunes R 90%
CA U.S. House - 23 Kevin McCarthy R 86%
CA U.S. House - 27 Judy Chu D 5%
CA U.S. House - 28 Adam Schiff D 6%
CA U.S. House - 30 Brad Sherman D 5%
CA U.S. House - 32 Grace Napolitano D 6%
CA U.S. House - 38 Linda Sánchez D 5%
CA U.S. House - 40 Lucille Roybal-Allard D 2%
CA U.S. House - 42 Ken Calvert R 86%
CA U.S. House - 43 Maxine Waters D 6%
CA U.S. House - 50 Darrell Issa R 90%
CO U.S. Senate - Sr Michael Bennet D 20%
CO U.S. House - 1 Diana DeGette D 3%
CO U.S. House - 5 Doug Lamborn R 91%
CO U.S. House - 7 Ed Perlmutter D 4%
CO Governor Jared Polis D 14%
CO Mayor - At-Large Michael Coffman R 90%
CT U.S. Senate - Jr Chris Murphy D 8%
CT U.S. House - 1 John Larson D 5%
CT U.S. House - 2 Joe Courtney D 10%
CT U.S. House - 3 Rosa DeLauro D 5%
CT U.S. House - 4 Jim Himes D 13%
DE U.S. Senate - Sr Tom Carper D 12%
FL U.S. House - 8 Bill Posey R 81%
FL U.S. House - 12 Gus Bilirakis R 79%
FL U.S. House - 14 Kathy Castor D 7%
FL U.S. House - 16 Vern Buchanan R 84%
FL U.S. House - 22 Ted Deutch D 8%
FL U.S. House - 23 Debbie Wasserman Schultz D 4%
FL U.S. House - 25 Mario Diaz-Balart R 79%
GA U.S. House - 2 Sanford Bishop, Jr. D 9%
GA U.S. House - 4 Hank Johnson, Jr. D 8%
GA U.S. House - 13 David Scott D 5%
HI U.S. Senate - Jr Mazie Hirono D 6%
IA U.S. Senate - Sr Chuck Grassley R 93%
ID U.S. Senate - Sr Mike Crapo R 99%
ID U.S. Senate - Jr James Risch R 99%
ID U.S. House - 2 Mike Simpson R 83%
IL U.S. Senate - Sr Dick Durbin D 6%
IL U.S. House - 1 Bobby Rush D 7%
IL U.S. House - 5 Mike Quigley D 7%
IL U.S. House - 7 Danny Davis D 8%
IL U.S. House - 9 Jan Schakowsky D 5%
IL U.S. House - 11 Bill Foster D 10%
IN U.S. House - 7 André Carson D 4%
KS U.S. Senate - Sr Jerry Moran R 90%
KY U.S. Senate - Sr Mitch McConnell, Jr. R 97%
KY U.S. House - 2 Brett Guthrie R 85%
KY U.S. House - 3 John Yarmuth D 3%
KY U.S. House - 5 Hal Rogers R 85%
LA U.S. Senate - Sr Bill Cassidy R 85%
LA U.S. House - 1 Steve Scalise R 89%
MA U.S. Senate - Jr Ed Markey D 3%
MA U.S. House - 1 Richard Neal D 6%
MA U.S. House - 2 Jim McGovern D 5%
MA U.S. House - 8 Stephen Lynch D 12%
MD U.S. Senate - Sr Ben Cardin D 5%
MD U.S. Senate - Jr Chris Van Hollen, Jr. D 4%
MD U.S. House - 2 Dutch Ruppersberger D 6%
MD U.S. House - 3 John Sarbanes D 4%
MD U.S. House - 5 Steny Hoyer D 5%
ME U.S. Senate - Sr Susan Collins R 72%
ME U.S. House - 1 Chellie Pingree D 7%
MI U.S. Senate - Sr Debbie Stabenow D 7%
MI U.S. Senate - Jr Gary Peters D 16%
MI U.S. House - 6 Fred Upton R 86%
MN U.S. Senate - Sr Amy Klobuchar D 15%
MN U.S. House - 4 Betty McCollum D 6%
MN Governor Tim Walz DFL 9%
MN Attorney General Keith Ellison DFL 6%
MO U.S. Senate - Sr Roy Blunt R 88%
MO U.S. House - 3 Blaine Luetkemeyer R 87%
MO U.S. House - 5 Emanuel Cleaver II D 4%
MO U.S. House - 6 Sam Graves R 89%
MS U.S. Senate - Sr Roger Wicker R 94%
MS U.S. House - 2 Bennie Thompson D 5%
MT U.S. Senate - Sr Jon Tester D 16%
NA U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services Xavier Becerra 6%
NA U.S. Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Marcia Fudge 5%
NC U.S. Senate - Sr Richard Burr R 97%
NC U.S. House - 1 G.K. Butterfield, Jr. D 4%
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