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2013 Positions

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State Office Name Party Rating
AK U.S. Senate - Sr Lisa Murkowski Republican 30%
AK U.S. House - At-Large Donald Young Republican 20%
AL U.S. Senate - Sr Richard Shelby Republican 10%
AL U.S. House - 2 Martha Roby Republican 0%
AL U.S. House - 3 Mike Rogers Republican 0%
AL U.S. House - 4 Robert Aderholt Republican 0%
AL U.S. House - 5 Mo Brooks Republican 0%
AL U.S. House - 7 Terri Sewell Democratic 65%
AR U.S. Senate - Sr John Boozman Republican 10%
AR U.S. Senate - Jr Tom Cotton Republican 0%
AR U.S. House - 1 Rick Crawford Republican 0%
AR U.S. House - 3 Steve Womack Republican 0%
AR Lieutenant Governor Tim Griffin Republican 5%
AZ U.S. Senate - Sr Kyrsten Sinema Democratic 50%
AZ U.S. House - 2 Ann Kirkpatrick Democratic 55%
AZ U.S. House - 3 Raul Grijalva Democratic 100%
AZ U.S. House - 4 Paul Gosar Republican 10%
AZ U.S. House - 6 David Schweikert Republican 5%
CA U.S. Senate - Sr Dianne Feinstein Democratic 100%
CA U.S. House - 1 Doug LaMalfa Republican 5%
CA U.S. House - 2 Jared Huffman Democratic 100%
CA U.S. House - 3 John Garamendi Democratic 75%
CA U.S. House - 4 Tom McClintock Republican 10%
CA U.S. House - 5 Mike Thompson Democratic 85%
CA U.S. House - 6 Doris Matsui Democratic 95%
CA U.S. House - 7 Ami Bera Democratic 50%
CA U.S. House - 8 Paul Cook Republican 0%
CA U.S. House - 9 Jerry McNerney Democratic 65%
CA U.S. House - 12 Nancy Pelosi Democratic 85%
CA U.S. House - 13 Barbara Lee Democratic 100%
CA U.S. House - 14 Jackie Speier Democratic 80%
CA U.S. House - 15 Eric Swalwell Democratic 85%
CA U.S. House - 16 Jim Costa Democratic 45%
CA U.S. House - 18 Anna Eshoo Democratic 90%
CA U.S. House - 19 Zoe Lofgren Democratic 95%
CA U.S. House - 22 Devin Nunes Republican 0%
CA U.S. House - 23 Kevin McCarthy Republican 0%
CA U.S. House - 26 Julia Brownley Democratic 65%
CA U.S. House - 27 Judy Chu Democratic 90%
CA U.S. House - 28 Adam Schiff Democratic 85%
CA U.S. House - 29 Tony Cárdenas Democratic 70%
CA U.S. House - 30 Brad Sherman Democratic 70%
CA U.S. House - 32 Grace Napolitano Democratic 100%
CA U.S. House - 36 Raul Ruiz Democratic 60%
CA U.S. House - 37 Karen Bass Democratic 95%
CA U.S. House - 38 Linda Sánchez Democratic 95%
CA U.S. House - 40 Lucille Roybal-Allard Democratic 100%
CA U.S. House - 41 Mark Takano Democratic 90%
CA U.S. House - 42 Ken Calvert Republican 0%
CA U.S. House - 43 Maxine Waters Democratic 95%
CA U.S. House - 47 Alan Lowenthal Democratic 95%
CA U.S. House - 51 Juan Vargas Democratic 65%
CA U.S. House - 52 Scott Peters Democratic 50%
CA U.S. House - 53 Susan Davis Democratic 75%
CA Attorney General Xavier Becerra Democratic 90%
CA Supervisor - 4 Janice Hahn 95%
CO U.S. Senate - Sr Michael Bennet Democratic 85%
CO U.S. Senate - Jr Cory Gardner Republican 5%
CO U.S. House - 1 Diana DeGette Democratic 80%
CO U.S. House - 3 Scott Tipton Republican 10%
CO U.S. House - 5 Doug Lamborn Republican 5%
CO U.S. House - 7 Ed Perlmutter Democratic 70%
CO Governor Jared Polis Democratic 65%
CO Mayor Michael Coffman Republican 5%
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 75%
CT U.S. House - 2 Joe Courtney Democratic 75%
CT U.S. House - 3 Rosa DeLauro Democratic 80%
CT U.S. House - 4 Jim Himes Democratic 75%
DE U.S. Senate - Sr Tom Carper Democratic 80%
DE U.S. Senate - Jr Chris Coons Democratic 85%
DE Governor John Carney, Jr. Democratic 65%
FL U.S. Senate - Sr Marco Rubio Republican 5%
FL U.S. House - 3 Ted Yoho Republican 10%
FL U.S. House - 8 Bill Posey Republican 10%
FL U.S. House - 11 Daniel Webster Republican 0%
FL U.S. House - 12 Gus Bilirakis Republican 0%
FL U.S. House - 14 Kathy Castor Democratic 85%
FL U.S. House - 16 Vern Buchanan Republican 5%
FL U.S. House - 20 Alcee Hastings, Sr. Democratic 90%
FL U.S. House - 21 Lois Frankel Democratic 75%
FL U.S. House - 22 Ted Deutch Democratic 90%
FL U.S. House - 23 Debbie Wasserman Schultz Democratic 65%
FL U.S. House - 24 Frederica Wilson Democratic 80%
FL U.S. House - 25 Mario Diaz-Balart Republican 0%
FL Governor Ron DeSantis Republican 5%
GA U.S. House - 2 Sanford Bishop, Jr. Democratic 55%
GA U.S. House - 4 Hank Johnson, Jr. Democratic 75%
GA U.S. House - 7 Rob Woodall Republican 5%
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 80%
GA U.S. House - 14 Tom Graves, Jr. Republican 5%
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 80%
IA U.S. Senate - Jr Joni Ernst Republican 0%
IA U.S. House - 2 Dave Loebsack Democratic 70%
IA U.S. House - 4 Steve King Republican 0%
State Office Name Party Rating
AK U.S. Senate - Sr Lisa Murkowski R 30%
AK U.S. House - At-Large Donald Young R 20%
AL U.S. Senate - Sr Richard Shelby R 10%
AL U.S. House - 2 Martha Roby R 0%
AL U.S. House - 3 Mike Rogers R 0%
AL U.S. House - 4 Robert Aderholt R 0%
AL U.S. House - 5 Mo Brooks R 0%
AL U.S. House - 7 Terri Sewell D 65%
AR U.S. Senate - Sr John Boozman R 10%
AR U.S. Senate - Jr Tom Cotton R 0%
AR U.S. House - 1 Rick Crawford R 0%
AR U.S. House - 3 Steve Womack R 0%
AR Lieutenant Governor Tim Griffin R 5%
AZ U.S. Senate - Sr Kyrsten Sinema D 50%
AZ U.S. House - 2 Ann Kirkpatrick D 55%
AZ U.S. House - 3 Raul Grijalva D 100%
AZ U.S. House - 4 Paul Gosar R 10%
AZ U.S. House - 6 David Schweikert R 5%
CA U.S. Senate - Sr Dianne Feinstein D 100%
CA U.S. House - 1 Doug LaMalfa R 5%
CA U.S. House - 2 Jared Huffman D 100%
CA U.S. House - 3 John Garamendi D 75%
CA U.S. House - 4 Tom McClintock R 10%
CA U.S. House - 5 Mike Thompson D 85%
CA U.S. House - 6 Doris Matsui D 95%
CA U.S. House - 7 Ami Bera D 50%
CA U.S. House - 8 Paul Cook R 0%
CA U.S. House - 9 Jerry McNerney D 65%
CA U.S. House - 12 Nancy Pelosi D 85%
CA U.S. House - 13 Barbara Lee D 100%
CA U.S. House - 14 Jackie Speier D 80%
CA U.S. House - 15 Eric Swalwell D 85%
CA U.S. House - 16 Jim Costa D 45%
CA U.S. House - 18 Anna Eshoo D 90%
CA U.S. House - 19 Zoe Lofgren D 95%
CA U.S. House - 22 Devin Nunes R 0%
CA U.S. House - 23 Kevin McCarthy R 0%
CA U.S. House - 26 Julia Brownley D 65%
CA U.S. House - 27 Judy Chu D 90%
CA U.S. House - 28 Adam Schiff D 85%
CA U.S. House - 29 Tony Cárdenas D 70%
CA U.S. House - 30 Brad Sherman D 70%
CA U.S. House - 32 Grace Napolitano D 100%
CA U.S. House - 36 Raul Ruiz D 60%
CA U.S. House - 37 Karen Bass D 95%
CA U.S. House - 38 Linda Sánchez D 95%
CA U.S. House - 40 Lucille Roybal-Allard D 100%
CA U.S. House - 41 Mark Takano D 90%
CA U.S. House - 42 Ken Calvert R 0%
CA U.S. House - 43 Maxine Waters D 95%
CA U.S. House - 47 Alan Lowenthal D 95%
CA U.S. House - 51 Juan Vargas D 65%
CA U.S. House - 52 Scott Peters D 50%
CA U.S. House - 53 Susan Davis D 75%
CA Attorney General Xavier Becerra D 90%
CA Supervisor - 4 Janice Hahn 95%
CO U.S. Senate - Sr Michael Bennet D 85%
CO U.S. Senate - Jr Cory Gardner R 5%
CO U.S. House - 1 Diana DeGette D 80%
CO U.S. House - 3 Scott Tipton R 10%
CO U.S. House - 5 Doug Lamborn R 5%
CO U.S. House - 7 Ed Perlmutter D 70%
CO Governor Jared Polis D 65%
CO Mayor Michael Coffman R 5%
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 75%
CT U.S. House - 2 Joe Courtney D 75%
CT U.S. House - 3 Rosa DeLauro D 80%
CT U.S. House - 4 Jim Himes D 75%
DE U.S. Senate - Sr Tom Carper D 80%
DE U.S. Senate - Jr Chris Coons D 85%
DE Governor John Carney, Jr. D 65%
FL U.S. Senate - Sr Marco Rubio R 5%
FL U.S. House - 3 Ted Yoho R 10%
FL U.S. House - 8 Bill Posey R 10%
FL U.S. House - 11 Daniel Webster R 0%
FL U.S. House - 12 Gus Bilirakis R 0%
FL U.S. House - 14 Kathy Castor D 85%
FL U.S. House - 16 Vern Buchanan R 5%
FL U.S. House - 20 Alcee Hastings, Sr. D 90%
FL U.S. House - 21 Lois Frankel D 75%
FL U.S. House - 22 Ted Deutch D 90%
FL U.S. House - 23 Debbie Wasserman Schultz D 65%
FL U.S. House - 24 Frederica Wilson D 80%
FL U.S. House - 25 Mario Diaz-Balart R 0%
FL Governor Ron DeSantis R 5%
GA U.S. House - 2 Sanford Bishop, Jr. D 55%
GA U.S. House - 4 Hank Johnson, Jr. D 75%
GA U.S. House - 7 Rob Woodall R 5%
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 80%
GA U.S. House - 14 Tom Graves, Jr. R 5%
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 80%
IA U.S. Senate - Jr Joni Ernst R 0%
IA U.S. House - 2 Dave Loebsack D 70%
IA U.S. House - 4 Steve King R 0%
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