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2009-2010 Positions

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State Office Name Party Rating
AK U.S. Senate - Sr Lisa Murkowski Republican 25%
AK U.S. House - At-Large Donald Young Republican 10%
AL U.S. Senate - Sr Richard Shelby Republican 50%
AL U.S. House - 3 Mike Rogers Republican 10%
AL U.S. House - 4 Robert Aderholt Republican 10%
AR U.S. Senate - Sr John Boozman Republican 10%
AZ U.S. House - 2 Ann Kirkpatrick Democratic 10%
AZ U.S. House - 3 Raul Grijalva Democratic 90%
CA U.S. Senate - Sr Dianne Feinstein Democratic 75%
CA U.S. House - 3 John Garamendi Democratic 30%
CA U.S. House - 4 Tom McClintock Republican 0%
CA U.S. House - 5 Mike Thompson Democratic 50%
CA U.S. House - 6 Doris Matsui Democratic 20%
CA U.S. House - 9 Jerry McNerney Democratic 20%
CA U.S. House - 12 Nancy Pelosi Democratic 50%
CA U.S. House - 13 Barbara Lee Democratic 100%
CA U.S. House - 14 Jackie Speier Democratic 60%
CA U.S. House - 16 Jim Costa Democratic 20%
CA U.S. House - 18 Anna Eshoo Democratic 80%
CA U.S. House - 19 Zoe Lofgren Democratic 80%
CA U.S. House - 22 Devin Nunes Republican 10%
CA U.S. House - 23 Kevin McCarthy Republican 10%
CA U.S. House - 27 Judy Chu Democratic 43%
CA U.S. House - 28 Adam Schiff Democratic 20%
CA U.S. House - 30 Brad Sherman Democratic 0%
CA U.S. House - 32 Grace Napolitano Democratic 30%
CA U.S. House - 38 Linda Sánchez Democratic 30%
CA U.S. House - 40 Lucille Roybal-Allard Democratic 10%
CA U.S. House - 42 Ken Calvert Republican 0%
CA U.S. House - 43 Maxine Waters Democratic 100%
CA U.S. House - 53 Susan Davis Democratic 20%
CA Attorney General Xavier Becerra Democratic 60%
CO U.S. Senate - Sr Michael Bennet Democratic 14%
CO U.S. House - 1 Diana DeGette Democratic 30%
CO U.S. House - 5 Doug Lamborn Republican 0%
CO U.S. House - 7 Ed Perlmutter Democratic 20%
CO Governor Jared Polis Democratic 40%
CO Mayor Michael Coffman Republican 10%
CT U.S. Senate - Jr Chris Murphy Democratic 40%
CT U.S. House - 1 John Larson Democratic 30%
CT U.S. House - 2 Joe Courtney Democratic 20%
CT U.S. House - 3 Rosa DeLauro Democratic 40%
CT U.S. House - 4 Jim Himes Democratic 40%
DC U.S. House - Delegate Eleanor Norton Democratic 70%
DE U.S. Senate - Sr Tom Carper Democratic 38%
FL U.S. House - 8 Bill Posey Republican 10%
FL U.S. House - 12 Gus Bilirakis Republican 10%
FL U.S. House - 14 Kathy Castor Democratic 10%
FL U.S. House - 16 Vern Buchanan Republican 10%
FL U.S. House - 20 Alcee Hastings, Sr. Democratic 20%
FL U.S. House - 22 Ted Deutch Democratic 67%
FL U.S. House - 23 Debbie Wasserman Schultz Democratic 10%
FL U.S. House - 25 Mario Diaz-Balart Republican 10%
GA U.S. House - 2 Sanford Bishop, Jr. Democratic 10%
GA U.S. House - 4 Hank Johnson, Jr. Democratic 70%
GA U.S. House - 13 David Scott Democratic 10%
GA U.S. House - 14 Tom Graves, Jr. Republican 0%
HI U.S. Senate - Jr Mazie Hirono Democratic 80%
IA U.S. Senate - Sr Chuck Grassley Republican 25%
IA U.S. House - 2 Dave Loebsack Democratic 70%
IA U.S. House - 4 Steve King Republican 0%
ID U.S. Senate - Sr Mike Crapo Republican 13%
ID U.S. Senate - Jr James Risch Republican 13%
ID U.S. House - 2 Mike Simpson Republican 10%
IL U.S. Senate - Sr Dick Durbin Democratic 75%
IL U.S. House - 1 Bobby Rush Democratic 30%
IL U.S. House - 3 Dan Lipinski Democratic 10%
IL U.S. House - 5 Mike Quigley Democratic 22%
IL U.S. House - 7 Danny Davis Democratic 60%
IL U.S. House - 9 Jan Schakowsky Democratic 30%
IL U.S. House - 11 Bill Foster Democratic 20%
IL U.S. House - 15 John Shimkus Republican 0%
IN U.S. House - 1 Pete Visclosky Democratic 20%
IN U.S. House - 7 André Carson Democratic 80%
KS U.S. Senate - Sr Pat Roberts Republican 25%
KS U.S. Senate - Jr Jerry Moran Republican 0%
KY U.S. Senate - Sr Mitch McConnell, Jr. Republican 38%
KY U.S. House - 2 Brett Guthrie Republican 10%
KY U.S. House - 3 John Yarmuth Democratic 50%
KY U.S. House - 5 Hal Rogers Republican 10%
LA U.S. Senate - Sr Bill Cassidy Republican 10%
LA U.S. House - 1 Steve Scalise Republican 10%
MA U.S. Senate - Jr Ed Markey Democratic 30%
MA U.S. House - 1 Richard Neal Democratic 50%
MA U.S. House - 2 Jim McGovern Democratic 80%
MA U.S. House - 8 Stephen Lynch Democratic 70%
MD U.S. Senate - Sr Ben Cardin Democratic 38%
MD U.S. Senate - Jr Chris Van Hollen, Jr. Democratic 20%
MD U.S. House - 2 Dutch Ruppersberger Democratic 10%
MD U.S. House - 3 John Sarbanes Democratic 20%
MD U.S. House - 5 Steny Hoyer Democratic 10%
ME U.S. Senate - Sr Susan Collins Republican 50%
ME U.S. House - 1 Chellie Pingree Democratic 60%
MI U.S. Senate - Sr Debbie Stabenow Democratic 50%
MI U.S. Senate - Jr Gary Peters Democratic 10%
MI U.S. House - 6 Fred Upton Republican 10%
MN U.S. Senate - Sr Amy Klobuchar Democratic 50%
MN U.S. House - 4 Betty McCollum Democratic 100%
MN U.S. House - 7 Collin Peterson Democratic 50%
MN Governor Tim Walz Democratic/Farmer/Labor 50%
State Office Name Party Rating
AK U.S. Senate - Sr Lisa Murkowski R 25%
AK U.S. House - At-Large Donald Young R 10%
AL U.S. Senate - Sr Richard Shelby R 50%
AL U.S. House - 3 Mike Rogers R 10%
AL U.S. House - 4 Robert Aderholt R 10%
AR U.S. Senate - Sr John Boozman R 10%
AZ U.S. House - 2 Ann Kirkpatrick D 10%
AZ U.S. House - 3 Raul Grijalva D 90%
CA U.S. Senate - Sr Dianne Feinstein D 75%
CA U.S. House - 3 John Garamendi D 30%
CA U.S. House - 4 Tom McClintock R 0%
CA U.S. House - 5 Mike Thompson D 50%
CA U.S. House - 6 Doris Matsui D 20%
CA U.S. House - 9 Jerry McNerney D 20%
CA U.S. House - 12 Nancy Pelosi D 50%
CA U.S. House - 13 Barbara Lee D 100%
CA U.S. House - 14 Jackie Speier D 60%
CA U.S. House - 16 Jim Costa D 20%
CA U.S. House - 18 Anna Eshoo D 80%
CA U.S. House - 19 Zoe Lofgren D 80%
CA U.S. House - 22 Devin Nunes R 10%
CA U.S. House - 23 Kevin McCarthy R 10%
CA U.S. House - 27 Judy Chu D 43%
CA U.S. House - 28 Adam Schiff D 20%
CA U.S. House - 30 Brad Sherman D 0%
CA U.S. House - 32 Grace Napolitano D 30%
CA U.S. House - 38 Linda Sánchez D 30%
CA U.S. House - 40 Lucille Roybal-Allard D 10%
CA U.S. House - 42 Ken Calvert R 0%
CA U.S. House - 43 Maxine Waters D 100%
CA U.S. House - 53 Susan Davis D 20%
CA Attorney General Xavier Becerra D 60%
CO U.S. Senate - Sr Michael Bennet D 14%
CO U.S. House - 1 Diana DeGette D 30%
CO U.S. House - 5 Doug Lamborn R 0%
CO U.S. House - 7 Ed Perlmutter D 20%
CO Governor Jared Polis D 40%
CO Mayor Michael Coffman R 10%
CT U.S. Senate - Jr Chris Murphy D 40%
CT U.S. House - 1 John Larson D 30%
CT U.S. House - 2 Joe Courtney D 20%
CT U.S. House - 3 Rosa DeLauro D 40%
CT U.S. House - 4 Jim Himes D 40%
DC U.S. House - Delegate Eleanor Norton D 70%
DE U.S. Senate - Sr Tom Carper D 38%
FL U.S. House - 8 Bill Posey R 10%
FL U.S. House - 12 Gus Bilirakis R 10%
FL U.S. House - 14 Kathy Castor D 10%
FL U.S. House - 16 Vern Buchanan R 10%
FL U.S. House - 20 Alcee Hastings, Sr. D 20%
FL U.S. House - 22 Ted Deutch D 67%
FL U.S. House - 23 Debbie Wasserman Schultz D 10%
FL U.S. House - 25 Mario Diaz-Balart R 10%
GA U.S. House - 2 Sanford Bishop, Jr. D 10%
GA U.S. House - 4 Hank Johnson, Jr. D 70%
GA U.S. House - 13 David Scott D 10%
GA U.S. House - 14 Tom Graves, Jr. R 0%
HI U.S. Senate - Jr Mazie Hirono D 80%
IA U.S. Senate - Sr Chuck Grassley R 25%
IA U.S. House - 2 Dave Loebsack D 70%
IA U.S. House - 4 Steve King R 0%
ID U.S. Senate - Sr Mike Crapo R 13%
ID U.S. Senate - Jr James Risch R 13%
ID U.S. House - 2 Mike Simpson R 10%
IL U.S. Senate - Sr Dick Durbin D 75%
IL U.S. House - 1 Bobby Rush D 30%
IL U.S. House - 3 Dan Lipinski D 10%
IL U.S. House - 5 Mike Quigley D 22%
IL U.S. House - 7 Danny Davis D 60%
IL U.S. House - 9 Jan Schakowsky D 30%
IL U.S. House - 11 Bill Foster D 20%
IL U.S. House - 15 John Shimkus R 0%
IN U.S. House - 1 Pete Visclosky D 20%
IN U.S. House - 7 André Carson D 80%
KS U.S. Senate - Sr Pat Roberts R 25%
KS U.S. Senate - Jr Jerry Moran R 0%
KY U.S. Senate - Sr Mitch McConnell, Jr. R 38%
KY U.S. House - 2 Brett Guthrie R 10%
KY U.S. House - 3 John Yarmuth D 50%
KY U.S. House - 5 Hal Rogers R 10%
LA U.S. Senate - Sr Bill Cassidy R 10%
LA U.S. House - 1 Steve Scalise R 10%
MA U.S. Senate - Jr Ed Markey D 30%
MA U.S. House - 1 Richard Neal D 50%
MA U.S. House - 2 Jim McGovern D 80%
MA U.S. House - 8 Stephen Lynch D 70%
MD U.S. Senate - Sr Ben Cardin D 38%
MD U.S. Senate - Jr Chris Van Hollen, Jr. D 20%
MD U.S. House - 2 Dutch Ruppersberger D 10%
MD U.S. House - 3 John Sarbanes D 20%
MD U.S. House - 5 Steny Hoyer D 10%
ME U.S. Senate - Sr Susan Collins R 50%
ME U.S. House - 1 Chellie Pingree D 60%
MI U.S. Senate - Sr Debbie Stabenow D 50%
MI U.S. Senate - Jr Gary Peters D 10%
MI U.S. House - 6 Fred Upton R 10%
MN U.S. Senate - Sr Amy Klobuchar D 50%
MN U.S. House - 4 Betty McCollum D 100%
MN U.S. House - 7 Collin Peterson D 50%
MN Governor Tim Walz DFL 50%
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