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2005 Positions on Personal Liberties

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State Office Name Party Rating
AK U.S. Senate - Sr Lisa Murkowski Republican 75%
AK U.S. House - At-Large Donald Young Republican 39%
AL U.S. Senate - Sr Richard Shelby Republican 85%
AL U.S. House - 3 Mike Rogers Republican 31%
AL U.S. House - 4 Robert Aderholt Republican 40%
AR U.S. Senate - Sr John Boozman Republican 44%
AZ U.S. House - 3 Raul Grijalva Democratic 58%
CA U.S. Senate - Sr Dianne Feinstein Democratic 44%
CA U.S. House - 5 Mike Thompson Democratic 63%
CA U.S. House - 6 Doris Matsui Democratic 58%
CA U.S. House - 12 Nancy Pelosi Democratic 58%
CA U.S. House - 13 Barbara Lee Democratic 63%
CA U.S. House - 16 Jim Costa Democratic 58%
CA U.S. House - 18 Anna Eshoo Democratic 61%
CA U.S. House - 19 Zoe Lofgren Democratic 63%
CA U.S. House - 22 Devin Nunes Republican 39%
CA U.S. House - 28 Adam Schiff Democratic 59%
CA U.S. House - 30 Brad Sherman Democratic 47%
CA U.S. House - 32 Grace Napolitano Democratic 58%
CA U.S. House - 38 Linda Sánchez Democratic 58%
CA U.S. House - 40 Lucille Roybal-Allard Democratic 61%
CA U.S. House - 42 Ken Calvert Republican 35%
CA U.S. House - 43 Maxine Waters Democratic 63%
CA U.S. House - 53 Susan Davis Democratic 53%
CA Attorney General Xavier Becerra Democratic 61%
CA Supervisor - 1 Hilda Solis 58%
CO U.S. House - 1 Diana DeGette Democratic 58%
CT U.S. House - 1 John Larson Democratic 53%
CT U.S. House - 3 Rosa DeLauro Democratic 58%
DE U.S. Senate - Sr Tom Carper Democratic 60%
FL U.S. House - 20 Alcee Hastings, Sr. Democratic 50%
FL U.S. House - 23 Debbie Wasserman Schultz Democratic 44%
FL U.S. House - 25 Mario Diaz-Balart Republican 40%
GA U.S. House - 2 Sanford Bishop, Jr. Democratic 41%
GA U.S. House - 13 David Scott Democratic 53%
HI U.S. House - 1 Edward Case Democratic 21%
IA U.S. Senate - Sr Chuck Grassley Republican 70%
IA U.S. House - 4 Steve King Republican 45%
ID U.S. Senate - Sr Mike Crapo Republican 80%
ID U.S. House - 2 Mike Simpson Republican 45%
IL U.S. Senate - Sr Dick Durbin Democratic 30%
IL U.S. House - 1 Bobby Rush Democratic 58%
IL U.S. House - 3 Dan Lipinski Democratic 35%
IL U.S. House - 7 Danny Davis Democratic 58%
IL U.S. House - 9 Jan Schakowsky Democratic 61%
IL U.S. House - 15 John Shimkus Republican 42%
IN U.S. House - 1 Pete Visclosky Democratic 45%
KS U.S. Senate - Sr Pat Roberts Republican 72%
KS U.S. Senate - Jr Jerry Moran Republican 47%
KY U.S. Senate - Sr Mitch McConnell, Jr. Republican 75%
KY U.S. House - 5 Hal Rogers Republican 37%
MA U.S. Senate - Jr Ed Markey Democratic 58%
MA U.S. House - 1 Richard Neal Democratic 53%
MA U.S. House - 2 Jim McGovern Democratic 53%
MA U.S. House - 8 Stephen Lynch Democratic 42%
MD U.S. Senate - Sr Ben Cardin Democratic 50%
MD U.S. Senate - Jr Chris Van Hollen, Jr. Democratic 55%
MD U.S. House - 2 Dutch Ruppersberger Democratic 37%
MD U.S. House - 5 Steny Hoyer Democratic 50%
ME U.S. Senate - Sr Susan Collins Republican 85%
MI U.S. Senate - Sr Debbie Stabenow Democratic 35%
MI U.S. House - 6 Fred Upton Republican 40%
MN U.S. House - 4 Betty McCollum Democratic 61%
MN U.S. House - 7 Collin Peterson Democratic 53%
MO U.S. Senate - Sr Roy Blunt Republican 40%
MO U.S. House - 1 Lacy Clay, Jr. Democratic 79%
MO U.S. House - 5 Emanuel Cleaver II Democratic 60%
MO U.S. House - 6 Sam Graves Republican 50%
MS U.S. Senate - Sr Roger Wicker Republican 39%
MS U.S. House - 2 Bennie Thompson Democratic 55%
NA Vice President Mike Pence Republican 45%
NC U.S. Senate - Sr Richard Burr Republican 85%
NC U.S. House - 1 G.K. Butterfield, Jr. Democratic 45%
NC U.S. House - 4 David Price Democratic 60%
NC U.S. House - 5 Virginia Foxx Republican 45%
NC U.S. House - 10 Patrick McHenry Republican 50%
NE U.S. House - 1 Jeff Fortenberry Republican 40%
NH State Senate - 3 Jeb Bradley Republican 32%
NJ U.S. Senate - Sr Bob Menendez Democratic 39%
NJ U.S. House - 4 Chris Smith Republican 30%
NJ U.S. House - 6 Frank Pallone, Jr. Democratic 55%
NJ U.S. House - 9 Bill Pascrell, Jr. Democratic 50%
NM U.S. Senate - Sr Tom Udall Democratic 65%
NY U.S. Senate - Sr Chuck Schumer Democratic 50%
NY U.S. House - 2 Pete King Republican 17%
NY U.S. House - 5 Gregory Meeks Democratic 59%
NY U.S. House - 7 Nydia Velázquez Democratic 58%
NY U.S. House - 10 Jerry Nadler Democratic 60%
NY U.S. House - 12 Carolyn Maloney Democratic 53%
NY U.S. House - 15 José Serrano Democratic 60%
NY U.S. House - 16 Eliot Engel Democratic 50%
NY U.S. House - 17 Nita Lowey Democratic 53%
NY U.S. House - 26 Brian Higgins Democratic 50%
OH U.S. Senate - Sr Sherrod Brown Democratic 58%
OH U.S. House - 1 Steve Chabot Republican 45%
OH U.S. House - 9 Marcia Kaptur Democratic 50%
OH U.S. House - 10 Mike Turner Republican 30%
OH U.S. House - 13 Tim Ryan Democratic 65%
OH Governor Mike DeWine Republican 75%
OK U.S. Senate - Sr Jim Inhofe Republican 65%
State Office Name Party Rating
AK U.S. Senate - Sr Lisa Murkowski R 75%
AK U.S. House - At-Large Donald Young R 39%
AL U.S. Senate - Sr Richard Shelby R 85%
AL U.S. House - 3 Mike Rogers R 31%
AL U.S. House - 4 Robert Aderholt R 40%
AR U.S. Senate - Sr John Boozman R 44%
AZ U.S. House - 3 Raul Grijalva D 58%
CA U.S. Senate - Sr Dianne Feinstein D 44%
CA U.S. House - 5 Mike Thompson D 63%
CA U.S. House - 6 Doris Matsui D 58%
CA U.S. House - 12 Nancy Pelosi D 58%
CA U.S. House - 13 Barbara Lee D 63%
CA U.S. House - 16 Jim Costa D 58%
CA U.S. House - 18 Anna Eshoo D 61%
CA U.S. House - 19 Zoe Lofgren D 63%
CA U.S. House - 22 Devin Nunes R 39%
CA U.S. House - 28 Adam Schiff D 59%
CA U.S. House - 30 Brad Sherman D 47%
CA U.S. House - 32 Grace Napolitano D 58%
CA U.S. House - 38 Linda Sánchez D 58%
CA U.S. House - 40 Lucille Roybal-Allard D 61%
CA U.S. House - 42 Ken Calvert R 35%
CA U.S. House - 43 Maxine Waters D 63%
CA U.S. House - 53 Susan Davis D 53%
CA Attorney General Xavier Becerra D 61%
CA Supervisor - 1 Hilda Solis 58%
CO U.S. House - 1 Diana DeGette D 58%
CT U.S. House - 1 John Larson D 53%
CT U.S. House - 3 Rosa DeLauro D 58%
DE U.S. Senate - Sr Tom Carper D 60%
FL U.S. House - 20 Alcee Hastings, Sr. D 50%
FL U.S. House - 23 Debbie Wasserman Schultz D 44%
FL U.S. House - 25 Mario Diaz-Balart R 40%
GA U.S. House - 2 Sanford Bishop, Jr. D 41%
GA U.S. House - 13 David Scott D 53%
HI U.S. House - 1 Edward Case D 21%
IA U.S. Senate - Sr Chuck Grassley R 70%
IA U.S. House - 4 Steve King R 45%
ID U.S. Senate - Sr Mike Crapo R 80%
ID U.S. House - 2 Mike Simpson R 45%
IL U.S. Senate - Sr Dick Durbin D 30%
IL U.S. House - 1 Bobby Rush D 58%
IL U.S. House - 3 Dan Lipinski D 35%
IL U.S. House - 7 Danny Davis D 58%
IL U.S. House - 9 Jan Schakowsky D 61%
IL U.S. House - 15 John Shimkus R 42%
IN U.S. House - 1 Pete Visclosky D 45%
KS U.S. Senate - Sr Pat Roberts R 72%
KS U.S. Senate - Jr Jerry Moran R 47%
KY U.S. Senate - Sr Mitch McConnell, Jr. R 75%
KY U.S. House - 5 Hal Rogers R 37%
MA U.S. Senate - Jr Ed Markey D 58%
MA U.S. House - 1 Richard Neal D 53%
MA U.S. House - 2 Jim McGovern D 53%
MA U.S. House - 8 Stephen Lynch D 42%
MD U.S. Senate - Sr Ben Cardin D 50%
MD U.S. Senate - Jr Chris Van Hollen, Jr. D 55%
MD U.S. House - 2 Dutch Ruppersberger D 37%
MD U.S. House - 5 Steny Hoyer D 50%
ME U.S. Senate - Sr Susan Collins R 85%
MI U.S. Senate - Sr Debbie Stabenow D 35%
MI U.S. House - 6 Fred Upton R 40%
MN U.S. House - 4 Betty McCollum D 61%
MN U.S. House - 7 Collin Peterson D 53%
MO U.S. Senate - Sr Roy Blunt R 40%
MO U.S. House - 1 Lacy Clay, Jr. D 79%
MO U.S. House - 5 Emanuel Cleaver II D 60%
MO U.S. House - 6 Sam Graves R 50%
MS U.S. Senate - Sr Roger Wicker R 39%
MS U.S. House - 2 Bennie Thompson D 55%
NA Vice President Mike Pence R 45%
NC U.S. Senate - Sr Richard Burr R 85%
NC U.S. House - 1 G.K. Butterfield, Jr. D 45%
NC U.S. House - 4 David Price D 60%
NC U.S. House - 5 Virginia Foxx R 45%
NC U.S. House - 10 Patrick McHenry R 50%
NE U.S. House - 1 Jeff Fortenberry R 40%
NH State Senate - 3 Jeb Bradley R 32%
NJ U.S. Senate - Sr Bob Menendez D 39%
NJ U.S. House - 4 Chris Smith R 30%
NJ U.S. House - 6 Frank Pallone, Jr. D 55%
NJ U.S. House - 9 Bill Pascrell, Jr. D 50%
NM U.S. Senate - Sr Tom Udall D 65%
NY U.S. Senate - Sr Chuck Schumer D 50%
NY U.S. House - 2 Pete King R 17%
NY U.S. House - 5 Gregory Meeks D 59%
NY U.S. House - 7 Nydia Velázquez D 58%
NY U.S. House - 10 Jerry Nadler D 60%
NY U.S. House - 12 Carolyn Maloney D 53%
NY U.S. House - 15 José Serrano D 60%
NY U.S. House - 16 Eliot Engel D 50%
NY U.S. House - 17 Nita Lowey D 53%
NY U.S. House - 26 Brian Higgins D 50%
OH U.S. Senate - Sr Sherrod Brown D 58%
OH U.S. House - 1 Steve Chabot R 45%
OH U.S. House - 9 Marcia Kaptur D 50%
OH U.S. House - 10 Mike Turner R 30%
OH U.S. House - 13 Tim Ryan D 65%
OH Governor Mike DeWine R 75%
OK U.S. Senate - Sr Jim Inhofe R 65%
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