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State Office Name Party Rating
AK U.S. Senate - Sr Lisa Murkowski Republican 16%
AK U.S. House - At-Large Donald Young Republican 14%
AL U.S. Senate - Sr Richard Shelby Republican 12%
AL U.S. House - 2 Martha Roby Republican 0%
AL U.S. House - 3 Mike Rogers Republican 14%
AL U.S. House - 4 Robert Aderholt Republican 11%
AL U.S. House - 5 Mo Brooks Republican 0%
AL U.S. House - 7 Terri Sewell Democratic 100%
AR U.S. Senate - Sr John Boozman Republican 10%
AR U.S. Senate - Jr Tom Cotton Republican 10%
AR U.S. House - 1 Rick Crawford Republican 10%
AR U.S. House - 3 Steve Womack Republican 7%
AR Lieutenant Governor Tim Griffin Republican 7%
AZ U.S. Senate - Sr Kyrsten Sinema Democratic 70%
AZ U.S. House - 2 Ann Kirkpatrick Democratic 82%
AZ U.S. House - 3 Raul Grijalva Democratic 100%
AZ U.S. House - 4 Paul Gosar Republican 0%
AZ U.S. House - 6 David Schweikert Republican 0%
CA U.S. Senate - Sr Dianne Feinstein Democratic 93%
CA U.S. House - 1 Doug LaMalfa Republican 0%
CA U.S. House - 2 Jared Huffman Democratic 100%
CA U.S. House - 3 John Garamendi Democratic 98%
CA U.S. House - 4 Tom McClintock Republican 2%
CA U.S. House - 5 Mike Thompson Democratic 92%
CA U.S. House - 6 Doris Matsui Democratic 100%
CA U.S. House - 7 Ami Bera Democratic 70%
CA U.S. House - 8 Paul Cook Republican 10%
CA U.S. House - 9 Jerry McNerney Democratic 96%
CA U.S. House - 12 Nancy Pelosi Democratic 100%
CA U.S. House - 13 Barbara Lee Democratic 98%
CA U.S. House - 14 Jackie Speier Democratic 100%
CA U.S. House - 15 Eric Swalwell Democratic 100%
CA U.S. House - 16 Jim Costa Democratic 91%
CA U.S. House - 18 Anna Eshoo Democratic 98%
CA U.S. House - 19 Zoe Lofgren Democratic 98%
CA U.S. House - 22 Devin Nunes Republican 7%
CA U.S. House - 23 Kevin McCarthy Republican 10%
CA U.S. House - 26 Julia Brownley Democratic 80%
CA U.S. House - 27 Judy Chu Democratic 100%
CA U.S. House - 28 Adam Schiff Democratic 96%
CA U.S. House - 29 Tony Cárdenas Democratic 100%
CA U.S. House - 30 Brad Sherman Democratic 98%
CA U.S. House - 32 Grace Napolitano Democratic 100%
CA U.S. House - 36 Raul Ruiz Democratic 70%
CA U.S. House - 37 Karen Bass Democratic 100%
CA U.S. House - 38 Linda Sánchez Democratic 99%
CA U.S. House - 40 Lucille Roybal-Allard Democratic 100%
CA U.S. House - 41 Mark Takano Democratic 100%
CA U.S. House - 42 Ken Calvert Republican 7%
CA U.S. House - 43 Maxine Waters Democratic 98%
CA U.S. House - 47 Alan Lowenthal Democratic 100%
CA U.S. House - 51 Juan Vargas Democratic 100%
CA U.S. House - 52 Scott Peters Democratic 70%
CA U.S. House - 53 Susan Davis Democratic 98%
CA Attorney General Xavier Becerra Democratic 99%
CA Supervisor - 4 Janice Hahn 100%
CO U.S. Senate - Sr Michael Bennet Democratic 90%
CO U.S. Senate - Jr Cory Gardner Republican 3%
CO U.S. House - 1 Diana DeGette Democratic 98%
CO U.S. House - 3 Scott Tipton Republican 3%
CO U.S. House - 5 Doug Lamborn Republican 1%
CO U.S. House - 7 Ed Perlmutter Democratic 97%
CO Governor Jared Polis Democratic 98%
CO Mayor - At-Large Michael Coffman Republican 4%
CT U.S. Senate - Sr Richard Blumenthal Democratic 100%
CT U.S. Senate - Jr Chris Murphy Democratic 100%
CT U.S. House - 1 John Larson Democratic 98%
CT U.S. House - 2 Joe Courtney Democratic 99%
CT U.S. House - 3 Rosa DeLauro Democratic 100%
CT U.S. House - 4 Jim Himes Democratic 90%
DE U.S. Senate - Sr Tom Carper Democratic 82%
DE U.S. Senate - Jr Chris Coons Democratic 90%
DE Governor John Carney, Jr. Democratic 93%
FL U.S. Senate - Sr Marco Rubio Republican 7%
FL U.S. House - 3 Ted Yoho Republican 0%
FL U.S. House - 8 Bill Posey Republican 8%
FL U.S. House - 11 Daniel Webster Republican 7%
FL U.S. House - 12 Gus Bilirakis Republican 16%
FL U.S. House - 14 Kathy Castor Democratic 100%
FL U.S. House - 16 Vern Buchanan Republican 28%
FL U.S. House - 20 Alcee Hastings, Sr. Democratic 100%
FL U.S. House - 21 Lois Frankel Democratic 100%
FL U.S. House - 22 Ted Deutch Democratic 100%
FL U.S. House - 23 Debbie Wasserman Schultz Democratic 100%
FL U.S. House - 24 Frederica Wilson Democratic 100%
FL U.S. House - 25 Mario Diaz-Balart Republican 13%
FL Governor Ron DeSantis Republican 0%
GA U.S. House - 2 Sanford Bishop, Jr. Democratic 93%
GA U.S. House - 4 Hank Johnson, Jr. Democratic 100%
GA U.S. House - 7 Rob Woodall Republican 0%
GA U.S. House - 8 Austin Scott Republican 0%
GA U.S. House - 9 Doug Collins Republican 0%
GA U.S. House - 13 David Scott Democratic 91%
HI U.S. Senate - Sr Brian Schatz Democratic 100%
HI U.S. Senate - Jr Mazie Hirono Democratic 100%
HI U.S. House - 2 Tulsi Gabbard Democratic 100%
IA U.S. Senate - Sr Chuck Grassley Republican 12%
IA U.S. House - 2 Dave Loebsack Democratic 93%
IA U.S. House - 4 Steve King Republican 5%
ID U.S. Senate - Sr Mike Crapo Republican 5%
State Office Name Party Rating
AK U.S. Senate - Sr Lisa Murkowski R 16%
AK U.S. House - At-Large Donald Young R 14%
AL U.S. Senate - Sr Richard Shelby R 12%
AL U.S. House - 2 Martha Roby R 0%
AL U.S. House - 3 Mike Rogers R 14%
AL U.S. House - 4 Robert Aderholt R 11%
AL U.S. House - 5 Mo Brooks R 0%
AL U.S. House - 7 Terri Sewell D 100%
AR U.S. Senate - Sr John Boozman R 10%
AR U.S. Senate - Jr Tom Cotton R 10%
AR U.S. House - 1 Rick Crawford R 10%
AR U.S. House - 3 Steve Womack R 7%
AR Lieutenant Governor Tim Griffin R 7%
AZ U.S. Senate - Sr Kyrsten Sinema D 70%
AZ U.S. House - 2 Ann Kirkpatrick D 82%
AZ U.S. House - 3 Raul Grijalva D 100%
AZ U.S. House - 4 Paul Gosar R 0%
AZ U.S. House - 6 David Schweikert R 0%
CA U.S. Senate - Sr Dianne Feinstein D 93%
CA U.S. House - 1 Doug LaMalfa R 0%
CA U.S. House - 2 Jared Huffman D 100%
CA U.S. House - 3 John Garamendi D 98%
CA U.S. House - 4 Tom McClintock R 2%
CA U.S. House - 5 Mike Thompson D 92%
CA U.S. House - 6 Doris Matsui D 100%
CA U.S. House - 7 Ami Bera D 70%
CA U.S. House - 8 Paul Cook R 10%
CA U.S. House - 9 Jerry McNerney D 96%
CA U.S. House - 12 Nancy Pelosi D 100%
CA U.S. House - 13 Barbara Lee D 98%
CA U.S. House - 14 Jackie Speier D 100%
CA U.S. House - 15 Eric Swalwell D 100%
CA U.S. House - 16 Jim Costa D 91%
CA U.S. House - 18 Anna Eshoo D 98%
CA U.S. House - 19 Zoe Lofgren D 98%
CA U.S. House - 22 Devin Nunes R 7%
CA U.S. House - 23 Kevin McCarthy R 10%
CA U.S. House - 26 Julia Brownley D 80%
CA U.S. House - 27 Judy Chu D 100%
CA U.S. House - 28 Adam Schiff D 96%
CA U.S. House - 29 Tony Cárdenas D 100%
CA U.S. House - 30 Brad Sherman D 98%
CA U.S. House - 32 Grace Napolitano D 100%
CA U.S. House - 36 Raul Ruiz D 70%
CA U.S. House - 37 Karen Bass D 100%
CA U.S. House - 38 Linda Sánchez D 99%
CA U.S. House - 40 Lucille Roybal-Allard D 100%
CA U.S. House - 41 Mark Takano D 100%
CA U.S. House - 42 Ken Calvert R 7%
CA U.S. House - 43 Maxine Waters D 98%
CA U.S. House - 47 Alan Lowenthal D 100%
CA U.S. House - 51 Juan Vargas D 100%
CA U.S. House - 52 Scott Peters D 70%
CA U.S. House - 53 Susan Davis D 98%
CA Attorney General Xavier Becerra D 99%
CA Supervisor - 4 Janice Hahn 100%
CO U.S. Senate - Sr Michael Bennet D 90%
CO U.S. Senate - Jr Cory Gardner R 3%
CO U.S. House - 1 Diana DeGette D 98%
CO U.S. House - 3 Scott Tipton R 3%
CO U.S. House - 5 Doug Lamborn R 1%
CO U.S. House - 7 Ed Perlmutter D 97%
CO Governor Jared Polis D 98%
CO Mayor - At-Large Michael Coffman R 4%
CT U.S. Senate - Sr Richard Blumenthal D 100%
CT U.S. Senate - Jr Chris Murphy D 100%
CT U.S. House - 1 John Larson D 98%
CT U.S. House - 2 Joe Courtney D 99%
CT U.S. House - 3 Rosa DeLauro D 100%
CT U.S. House - 4 Jim Himes D 90%
DE U.S. Senate - Sr Tom Carper D 82%
DE U.S. Senate - Jr Chris Coons D 90%
DE Governor John Carney, Jr. D 93%
FL U.S. Senate - Sr Marco Rubio R 7%
FL U.S. House - 3 Ted Yoho R 0%
FL U.S. House - 8 Bill Posey R 8%
FL U.S. House - 11 Daniel Webster R 7%
FL U.S. House - 12 Gus Bilirakis R 16%
FL U.S. House - 14 Kathy Castor D 100%
FL U.S. House - 16 Vern Buchanan R 28%
FL U.S. House - 20 Alcee Hastings, Sr. D 100%
FL U.S. House - 21 Lois Frankel D 100%
FL U.S. House - 22 Ted Deutch D 100%
FL U.S. House - 23 Debbie Wasserman Schultz D 100%
FL U.S. House - 24 Frederica Wilson D 100%
FL U.S. House - 25 Mario Diaz-Balart R 13%
FL Governor Ron DeSantis R 0%
GA U.S. House - 2 Sanford Bishop, Jr. D 93%
GA U.S. House - 4 Hank Johnson, Jr. D 100%
GA U.S. House - 7 Rob Woodall R 0%
GA U.S. House - 8 Austin Scott R 0%
GA U.S. House - 9 Doug Collins R 0%
GA U.S. House - 13 David Scott D 91%
HI U.S. Senate - Sr Brian Schatz D 100%
HI U.S. Senate - Jr Mazie Hirono D 100%
HI U.S. House - 2 Tulsi Gabbard D 100%
IA U.S. Senate - Sr Chuck Grassley R 12%
IA U.S. House - 2 Dave Loebsack D 93%
IA U.S. House - 4 Steve King R 5%
ID U.S. Senate - Sr Mike Crapo R 5%
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