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Special Interest Groups

Rating Group: International Brotherhood of Teamsters

2009-2010 Positions

Issues: Labor Unions
State Office District Name Party Rating
Gary Ackerman 100%
John Adler 80%
Daniel Akaka, Sr. 100%
Todd Akin 0%
Rodney Alexander 13%
Jason Altmire 80%
Rob Andrews 100%
Michael Arcuri 87%
Steve Austria 0%
Joe Baca, Sr. 100%
Brian Baird 80%
J. Gresham Barrett 0%
Roscoe Bartlett 0%
Max Baucus 92%
Evan Bayh 92%
Melissa Bean 80%
Bob Bennett 8%
Shelley Berkley 93%
Howard Berman 100%
Marion Berry 60%
Judy Biggert 20%
Brian Bilbray 0%
Jeff Bingaman 100%
John Boccieri 93%
Kit Bond 23%
Jo Bonner, Jr. 13%
Mary Bono Mack 13%
Dan Boren 60%
Leonard Boswell 100%
Rick Boucher 67%
Allen Boyd, Jr. 60%
Bobby Bright 33%
Henry Brown, Jr. 0%
Scott Brown 25%
Ginny Brown-Waite 27%
Jim Bunning 0%
Roland Burris 100%
Dan Burton 0%
Steve Buyer 7%
Robert Byrd 80%
Joseph Cao 50%
Dennis Cardoza 93%
Russ Carnahan 100%
Christopher Carney 100%
Mike Castle 53%
Ben Chandler III 73%
Travis Childers 60%
Kent Conrad 100%
Jerry Costello 100%
Mark Critz 67%
Kathy Dahlkemper 93%
Artur Davis 73%
Geoff Davis 13%
Lincoln Davis 73%
Bill Delahunt 100%
James DeMint 0%
Lincoln Diaz-Balart 33%
Norm Dicks 100%
Charles Djou 0%
Chris Dodd 100%
Byron Dorgan 100%
David Dreier 0%
Steve Driehaus 73%
Chet Edwards 67%
Vern Ehlers 20%
Brad Ellsworth 100%
Jo Ann Emerson 20%
John Ensign 0%
Bob Etheridge 93%
Russ Feingold 92%
Bob Filner 100%
Barney Frank 93%
Elton Gallegly 0%
Gabrielle Giffords 87%
Charlie Gonzalez 93%
Carte Goodwin 100%
Bart Gordon 93%
Judd Gregg 15%
Parker Griffith, Jr. 33%
John Hall 100%
Debbie Halvorson 100%
Phil Hare 100%
Jane Harman 100%
Wally Herger, Jr. 0%
Stephanie Herseth Sandlin 67%
Baron Hill 87%
Maurice Hinchey 100%
Paul Hodes 100%
Pete Hoekstra 7%
Thomas Holden 80%
Kay Hutchison 15%
Bob Inglis, Sr. 0%
Daniel Inouye 92%
Jesse Jackson, Jr. 93%
Tim Johnson 33%
Steve Kagen 93%
Paul Kanjorski 100%
Ted Kaufman 100%
Patrick Kennedy 100%
Dale Kildee 100%
Carolyn Kilpatrick 93%
Mary Jo Kilroy 100%
Larry Kissell 80%
Ron Klein 93%
Herb Kohl 100%
Suzanne Kosmas 80%
Frank Kratovil, Jr. 67%
Dennis Kucinich 93%
Jon Kyl 0%
Steve LaTourette 27%
Frank Lautenberg 92%
Chris Lee 13%
George LeMieux 13%
Jerry Lewis 13%
Joe Lieberman 92%
Blanche Lincoln 69%
John Linder 0%
Dick Lugar 8%
Dan Lungren 7%
Connie Mack IV 0%
Don Manzullo 13%
Betsy Markey 80%
Jim Marshall 73%
Melquiades Martinez 40%
Eric Massa 78%
Thaddeus McCotter 20%
Michael McMahon 43%
Kendrick Meek, Sr. 93%
Charlie Melancon, Sr. 73%
Brad Miller 100%
Walt Minnick 47%
Harry Mitchell 73%
Alan Mollohan 100%
Dennis Moore 100%
Patrick Murphy 100%
Scott Murphy 78%
Jack Murtha 100%
Sue Myrick 0%
Ben Nelson 54%
Glenn Nye III 67%
Jim Oberstar 100%
Dave Obey 100%
John Olver 100%
Solomon Ortiz, Sr. 100%
Ron Paul 0%
Donald Payne 93%
Tom Perriello 80%
Todd Platts 27%
Earl Pomeroy 93%
George Radanovich 13%
Denny Rehberg 13%
Silvestre Reyes 100%
Laura Richardson 93%
Ciro Rodriguez 100%
Mike Ross 73%
Steve Rothman 100%
Mark Schauer 93%
Jean Schmidt 13%
Joe Sestak, Jr. 93%
John Shadegg 0%
Heath Shuler 67%
Ike Skelton 73%
Olympia Snowe 62%
Vic Snyder 93%
Hilda Solis 100%
Mark Souder 8%
Zack Space 87%
Arlen Specter 100%
John Spratt, Jr. 100%
Pete Stark 80%
Cliff Stearns 7%
Bart Stupak 93%
John Sullivan 7%
Betty Sutton 100%
John Tanner 73%
Ellen Tauscher 100%
Gene Taylor 53%
Harry Teague 80%
Todd Tiahrt 7%
Ed Towns 87%
George Voinovich 46%
Zach Wamp 0%
Diane Watson 100%
Mel Watt 93%
Jim Webb, Jr. 100%
Anthony Weiner 100%
Robert Wexler 100%
Charlie Wilson, Jr. 100%
Lynn Woolsey 93%
David Wu 100%
Bill Young 13%
HI Governor Neil Abercrombie Democratic 100%
WI U.S. Senate Jr Tammy Baldwin Democratic 100%
GA U.S. House 12 John Barrow Democratic 80%
CA U.S. House 34 Xavier Becerra Democratic 100%
AK U.S. Senate Jr Mark Begich Democratic 100%
CO U.S. Senate Jr Michael Bennet Democratic 100%
GA U.S. House 2 Sanford Bishop, Jr. Democratic 100%
NY U.S. House 1 Tim Bishop Democratic 100%
OR U.S. House 3 Earl Blumenauer Democratic 100%

How to Interpret these Evaluations

Keep in mind that ratings done by special interest groups often do not represent a non-partisan stance. In addition, some groups select votes that tend to favor members of one political party over another, rather than choosing votes based solely on issues concerns. Nevertheless, they can be invaluable in showing where an incumbent has stood on a series of votes in the past one or two years, especially when ratings by groups on all sides of an issue are compared. Website links, if available, and descriptions of the organizations offering performance evaluations are accessible by clicking on the name of the group.

Most performance evaluations are displayed in a percentage format. However, some organizations present their ratings in the form of a letter grade or endorsement based on voting records, interviews, survey results and/or sources of campaign funding. For consistency and ease in understanding, Project Vote Smart converts all scores into a percentage when possible. Please visit the group's website or call 1-888-VOTESMART for more specific information.

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