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State Office Name Party Rating
AK U.S. House - At-Large Donald Young Republican 76%
AL U.S. Senate - Sr Richard Shelby Republican 88%
AL U.S. House - 4 Robert Aderholt Republican 79%
CA U.S. Senate - Sr Dianne Feinstein Democratic 25%
CA U.S. House - 5 Mike Thompson Democratic 28%
CA U.S. House - 12 Nancy Pelosi Democratic 18%
CA U.S. House - 13 Barbara Lee Democratic 23%
CA U.S. House - 18 Anna Eshoo Democratic 18%
CA U.S. House - 19 Zoe Lofgren Democratic 25%
CA U.S. House - 28 Adam Schiff Democratic 29%
CA U.S. House - 30 Brad Sherman Democratic 18%
CA U.S. House - 32 Grace Napolitano Democratic 20%
CA U.S. House - 40 Lucille Roybal-Allard Democratic 20%
CA U.S. House - 42 Ken Calvert Republican 73%
CA U.S. House - 43 Maxine Waters Democratic 20%
CA U.S. House - 53 Susan Davis Democratic 23%
CA Attorney General Xavier Becerra Democratic 21%
CA Supervisor - 1 Hilda Solis 20%
CO U.S. House - 1 Diana DeGette Democratic 20%
CO Commissioner - 2 Scott McInnis 76%
CT U.S. House - 1 John Larson Democratic 23%
CT U.S. House - 3 Rosa DeLauro Democratic 23%
DE U.S. Senate - Sr Tom Carper Democratic 29%
FL U.S. House - 20 Alcee Hastings, Sr. Democratic 23%
GA U.S. House - 2 Sanford Bishop, Jr. Democratic 36%
IA U.S. Senate - Sr Chuck Grassley Republican 88%
ID U.S. Senate - Sr Mike Crapo Republican 88%
ID U.S. House - 2 Mike Simpson Republican 78%
IL U.S. Senate - Sr Dick Durbin Democratic 11%
IL U.S. House - 1 Bobby Rush Democratic 15%
IL U.S. House - 7 Danny Davis Democratic 20%
IL U.S. House - 9 Jan Schakowsky Democratic 23%
IL U.S. House - 15 John Shimkus Republican 78%
IN U.S. House - 1 Pete Visclosky Democratic 30%
KS U.S. Senate - Sr Pat Roberts Republican 90%
KS U.S. Senate - Jr Jerry Moran Republican 70%
KY U.S. Senate - Sr Mitch McConnell, Jr. Republican 90%
KY U.S. House - 5 Hal Rogers Republican 70%
MA U.S. Senate - Jr Ed Markey Democratic 20%
MA U.S. House - 1 Richard Neal Democratic 20%
MA U.S. House - 2 Jim McGovern Democratic 15%
MD U.S. Senate - Sr Ben Cardin Democratic 25%
MD U.S. House - 5 Steny Hoyer Democratic 30%
ME U.S. Senate - Sr Susan Collins Republican 65%
MI U.S. Senate - Sr Debbie Stabenow Democratic 15%
MI U.S. House - 6 Fred Upton Republican 68%
MN U.S. House - 4 Betty McCollum Democratic 18%
MN U.S. House - 7 Collin Peterson Democratic 52%
MO U.S. Senate - Sr Roy Blunt Republican 72%
MO U.S. House - 1 Lacy Clay, Jr. Democratic 28%
MO U.S. House - 6 Sam Graves Republican 70%
MS U.S. Senate - Sr Roger Wicker Republican 75%
MS U.S. House - 2 Bennie Thompson Democratic 35%
NA Vice President Mike Pence Republican 78%
NC U.S. Senate - Sr Richard Burr Republican 68%
NC U.S. House - 4 David Price Democratic 20%
NJ U.S. Senate - Sr Bob Menendez Democratic 23%
NJ U.S. House - 4 Chris Smith Republican 55%
NJ U.S. House - 6 Frank Pallone, Jr. Democratic 18%
NJ U.S. House - 9 Bill Pascrell, Jr. Democratic 10%
NM U.S. Senate - Sr Tom Udall Democratic 15%
NY U.S. Senate - Sr Chuck Schumer Democratic 15%
NY U.S. House - 2 Pete King Republican 65%
NY U.S. House - 5 Gregory Meeks Democratic 23%
NY U.S. House - 7 Nydia Velázquez Democratic 22%
NY U.S. House - 10 Jerry Nadler Democratic 19%
NY U.S. House - 12 Carolyn Maloney Democratic 20%
NY U.S. House - 15 José Serrano Democratic 20%
NY U.S. House - 16 Eliot Engel Democratic 17%
NY U.S. House - 17 Nita Lowey Democratic 20%
OH U.S. Senate - Sr Sherrod Brown Democratic 18%
OH U.S. Senate - Jr Rob Portman Republican 77%
OH U.S. House - 1 Steve Chabot Republican 75%
OH U.S. House - 9 Marcia Kaptur Democratic 24%
OH Governor Mike DeWine Republican 81%
OK U.S. Senate - Sr Jim Inhofe Republican 87%
OK U.S. House - 3 Frank Lucas Republican 73%
OR U.S. Senate - Sr Ron Wyden Democratic 22%
OR U.S. House - 2 Greg Walden Republican 70%
OR U.S. House - 3 Earl Blumenauer Democratic 22%
OR U.S. House - 4 Peter DeFazio Democratic 23%
PA U.S. Senate - Jr Pat Toomey Republican 80%
PA U.S. House - 18 Mike Doyle, Jr. Democratic 33%
RI U.S. Senate - Sr Jack Reed Democratic 10%
RI U.S. House - 2 Jim Langevin Democratic 20%
SC U.S. Senate - Sr Lindsey Graham Republican 73%
SC U.S. House - 6 Jim Clyburn Democratic 35%
TX U.S. House - 8 Kevin Brady Republican 78%
TX U.S. House - 12 Kay Granger Republican 70%
TX U.S. House - 13 Mac Thornberry Republican 78%
TX U.S. House - 18 Sheila Jackson Lee Democratic 23%
TX U.S. House - 30 Eddie Johnson Democratic 25%
TX U.S. House - 35 Lloyd Doggett II Democratic 30%
VA U.S. House - 3 Bobby Scott Democratic 25%
VT U.S. Senate - Sr Patrick Leahy Democratic 13%
VT U.S. Senate - Jr Bernie Sanders Independent 20%
WA U.S. Senate - Sr Patty Murray Democratic 10%
WA U.S. Senate - Jr Maria Cantwell Democratic 12%
WA U.S. House - 2 Rick Larsen Democratic 30%
WA U.S. House - 9 Adam Smith Democratic 30%
State Office Name Party Rating
AK U.S. House - At-Large Donald Young R 76%
AL U.S. Senate - Sr Richard Shelby R 88%
AL U.S. House - 4 Robert Aderholt R 79%
CA U.S. Senate - Sr Dianne Feinstein D 25%
CA U.S. House - 5 Mike Thompson D 28%
CA U.S. House - 12 Nancy Pelosi D 18%
CA U.S. House - 13 Barbara Lee D 23%
CA U.S. House - 18 Anna Eshoo D 18%
CA U.S. House - 19 Zoe Lofgren D 25%
CA U.S. House - 28 Adam Schiff D 29%
CA U.S. House - 30 Brad Sherman D 18%
CA U.S. House - 32 Grace Napolitano D 20%
CA U.S. House - 40 Lucille Roybal-Allard D 20%
CA U.S. House - 42 Ken Calvert R 73%
CA U.S. House - 43 Maxine Waters D 20%
CA U.S. House - 53 Susan Davis D 23%
CA Attorney General Xavier Becerra D 21%
CA Supervisor - 1 Hilda Solis 20%
CO U.S. House - 1 Diana DeGette D 20%
CO Commissioner - 2 Scott McInnis 76%
CT U.S. House - 1 John Larson D 23%
CT U.S. House - 3 Rosa DeLauro D 23%
DE U.S. Senate - Sr Tom Carper D 29%
FL U.S. House - 20 Alcee Hastings, Sr. D 23%
GA U.S. House - 2 Sanford Bishop, Jr. D 36%
IA U.S. Senate - Sr Chuck Grassley R 88%
ID U.S. Senate - Sr Mike Crapo R 88%
ID U.S. House - 2 Mike Simpson R 78%
IL U.S. Senate - Sr Dick Durbin D 11%
IL U.S. House - 1 Bobby Rush D 15%
IL U.S. House - 7 Danny Davis D 20%
IL U.S. House - 9 Jan Schakowsky D 23%
IL U.S. House - 15 John Shimkus R 78%
IN U.S. House - 1 Pete Visclosky D 30%
KS U.S. Senate - Sr Pat Roberts R 90%
KS U.S. Senate - Jr Jerry Moran R 70%
KY U.S. Senate - Sr Mitch McConnell, Jr. R 90%
KY U.S. House - 5 Hal Rogers R 70%
MA U.S. Senate - Jr Ed Markey D 20%
MA U.S. House - 1 Richard Neal D 20%
MA U.S. House - 2 Jim McGovern D 15%
MD U.S. Senate - Sr Ben Cardin D 25%
MD U.S. House - 5 Steny Hoyer D 30%
ME U.S. Senate - Sr Susan Collins R 65%
MI U.S. Senate - Sr Debbie Stabenow D 15%
MI U.S. House - 6 Fred Upton R 68%
MN U.S. House - 4 Betty McCollum D 18%
MN U.S. House - 7 Collin Peterson D 52%
MO U.S. Senate - Sr Roy Blunt R 72%
MO U.S. House - 1 Lacy Clay, Jr. D 28%
MO U.S. House - 6 Sam Graves R 70%
MS U.S. Senate - Sr Roger Wicker R 75%
MS U.S. House - 2 Bennie Thompson D 35%
NA Vice President Mike Pence R 78%
NC U.S. Senate - Sr Richard Burr R 68%
NC U.S. House - 4 David Price D 20%
NJ U.S. Senate - Sr Bob Menendez D 23%
NJ U.S. House - 4 Chris Smith R 55%
NJ U.S. House - 6 Frank Pallone, Jr. D 18%
NJ U.S. House - 9 Bill Pascrell, Jr. D 10%
NM U.S. Senate - Sr Tom Udall D 15%
NY U.S. Senate - Sr Chuck Schumer D 15%
NY U.S. House - 2 Pete King R 65%
NY U.S. House - 5 Gregory Meeks D 23%
NY U.S. House - 7 Nydia Velázquez D 22%
NY U.S. House - 10 Jerry Nadler D 19%
NY U.S. House - 12 Carolyn Maloney D 20%
NY U.S. House - 15 José Serrano D 20%
NY U.S. House - 16 Eliot Engel D 17%
NY U.S. House - 17 Nita Lowey D 20%
OH U.S. Senate - Sr Sherrod Brown D 18%
OH U.S. Senate - Jr Rob Portman R 77%
OH U.S. House - 1 Steve Chabot R 75%
OH U.S. House - 9 Marcia Kaptur D 24%
OH Governor Mike DeWine R 81%
OK U.S. Senate - Sr Jim Inhofe R 87%
OK U.S. House - 3 Frank Lucas R 73%
OR U.S. Senate - Sr Ron Wyden D 22%
OR U.S. House - 2 Greg Walden R 70%
OR U.S. House - 3 Earl Blumenauer D 22%
OR U.S. House - 4 Peter DeFazio D 23%
PA U.S. Senate - Jr Pat Toomey R 80%
PA U.S. House - 18 Mike Doyle, Jr. D 33%
RI U.S. Senate - Sr Jack Reed D 10%
RI U.S. House - 2 Jim Langevin D 20%
SC U.S. Senate - Sr Lindsey Graham R 73%
SC U.S. House - 6 Jim Clyburn D 35%
TX U.S. House - 8 Kevin Brady R 78%
TX U.S. House - 12 Kay Granger R 70%
TX U.S. House - 13 Mac Thornberry R 78%
TX U.S. House - 18 Sheila Jackson Lee D 23%
TX U.S. House - 30 Eddie Johnson D 25%
TX U.S. House - 35 Lloyd Doggett II D 30%
VA U.S. House - 3 Bobby Scott D 25%
VT U.S. Senate - Sr Patrick Leahy D 13%
VT U.S. Senate - Jr Bernie Sanders I 20%
WA U.S. Senate - Sr Patty Murray D 10%
WA U.S. Senate - Jr Maria Cantwell D 12%
WA U.S. House - 2 Rick Larsen D 30%
WA U.S. House - 9 Adam Smith D 30%
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