Rating Group: National Rifle Association

2014 Candidate Positions on Gun Rights

Issues: Guns
State Office Name Party Rating
AK U.S. Senate-Jr Dan Sullivan R 86%
AK U.S. House-At-Large Don Young R 100%
AK Lieutenant Governor Byron Mallott Other 57%
AK Mayor-At-Large Dan Sullivan 86%
AK Assembly Member-1 Kelly Wolf 79%
AL U.S. House-3 Mike Rogers R 93%
AL U.S. House-5 Mo Brooks R 93%
AL U.S. House-6 Gary Palmer R 86%
AL Governor Robert Bentley R 93%
AL Lieutenant Governor Kay Ivey R 93%
AL Secretary of State John Merrill 93%
AL Public Service Commissioner Chip Beeker, Jr. R 0%
AL Public Service Commissioner Jeremy Oden R 93%
AZ Governor Doug Ducey R 86%
AZ Attorney General Mark Brnovich R 79%
AZ Secretary of State Michele Reagan R 93%
AZ Superintendent of Public Instruction Diane Douglas R 86%
AZ Treasurer Jeff DeWit R 86%
CA U.S. House-1 Doug LaMalfa R 93%
CA U.S. House-4 Tom McClintock R 93%
CA U.S. House-5 Mike Thompson D 7%
CA U.S. House-8 Paul Cook R 93%
CA U.S. House-10 Jeff Denham R 93%
CA U.S. House-11 Mark DeSaulnier D 7%
CA U.S. House-21 David Valadao R 93%
CA U.S. House-22 Devin Nunes R 93%
CA U.S. House-39 Ed Royce R 93%
CA U.S. House-42 Ken Calvert R 93%
CA U.S. House-48 Dana Rohrabacher R 93%
CA U.S. House-49 Darrell Issa R 100%
CA U.S. House-50 Duncan Hunter R 93%
CA Governor Jerry Brown, Jr. D 36%
CA Lieutenant Governor Gavin Newsom D 7%
CA State Senate-1 Ted Gaines R 93%
CA Attorney General Kamala Harris D 7%
CA Secretary of State Alex Padilla D 7%
CA Controller Betty Yee 0%
CA Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones D 7%
CA Mayor-At-Large Ashley Swearengin 0%
CA Council Member-At-Large Wendy Leece 0%
CA State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson Other 7%
CA Treasurer John Chiang D 0%
CA Mayor Pro Tempore-At-Large Andrew Blount 0%
CO U.S. House-3 Scott Tipton R 93%
CO U.S. House-5 Doug Lamborn R 93%
CT Councilor-At-Large Heather Somers R 79%
DE Treasurer Kenneth Simpler R 86%
FL U.S. House-1 Jeff Miller R 100%
FL U.S. House-3 Ted Yoho R 93%
FL U.S. House-4 Ander Crenshaw R 93%
FL U.S. House-7 John Mica R 93%
FL U.S. House-26 Carlos Curbelo R 86%
HI Governor David Ige D 64%
HI Lieutenant Governor Shan Tsutsui D 0%
IA U.S. Senate-Jr Joni Ernst R 93%
IA U.S. House-1 Rod Blum R 86%
IA Governor Terry Branstad R 93%
IA State Senate-20 Brad Zaun R 93%
IA Supervisor-2 David Young 86%
IA Council Member-2 Monica Vernon D 0%
IL U.S. House-13 Rodney Davis R 93%
IL U.S. House-16 Adam Kinzinger R 93%
KS U.S. Senate-Sr Pat Roberts R 93%
KS U.S. House-1 Tim Huelskamp R 93%
KS U.S. House-2 Lynn Jenkins R 93%
KS U.S. House-4 Mike Pompeo R 93%
KS Governor Sam Brownback R 100%
KS Secretary of State Kris Kobach R 93%
KS Commissioner of Insurance Ken Selzer R 86%
MA Governor Charlie Baker R 0%
MA Attorney General Maura Healey D 0%
MA Council Member-At-Large Leland Cheung 0%
MA Treasurer and Reciever General Steve Grossman D 7%
ME U.S. House-2 Bruce Poliquin R 79%
MN U.S. House-6 Tom Emmer R 93%
MN Governor Mark Dayton DFL 7%
MN Lieutenant Governor Tina Smith DFL 0%
MN State Senate-18 Scott Newman R 93%
MN State Senate-39 Karin Housley R 0%
MN Secretary of State Steve Simon DFL 7%
MN Commissioner-6 Rhonda Sivarajah 86%
MN Commissioner-7 Jeff Johnson R 93%
MS U.S. Senate-Sr Thad Cochran R 100%
MS U.S. House-3 Gregg Harper R 93%
MS U.S. House-4 Steven Palazzo R 93%
MS State Senate-42 Chris McDaniel R 93%
MT U.S. House-At-Large Ryan Zinke R 57%
MT State Senate-18 Matt Rosendale R 93%
MT State Senate-26 Elsie Arntzen R 93%
NH U.S. House-1 Frank Guinta R 93%
NH Governor Maggie Wood Hassan D 21%
NH Alderman-At-Large Diane Sheehan 0%
NH Executive Council-4 Christopher Pappas D 7%
NH Executive Council-5 David Wheeler R 100%
NJ U.S. House-1 Donald Norcross D 7%
NJ U.S. House-2 Frank LoBiondo R 93%
NJ U.S. House-3 Tom MacArthur R 86%
NJ U.S. House-7 Leonard Lance R 93%
NJ U.S. House-12 Bonnie Watson Coleman D 7%
NJ State Senate-14 Linda Greenstein D 7%
NV Governor Brian Sandoval R 93%
NV Lieutenant Governor Mark Hutchison R 93%
NV Controller Ron Knecht R 93%
NY U.S. House-1 Lee Zeldin Other 93%
NY U.S. House-4 Kathleen Rice Other 7%
NY U.S. House-21 Elise Stefanik Other 86%
NY U.S. House-22 Richard Hanna R 93%
NY Governor Andrew Cuomo D 7%
NY Lieutenant Governor Kathy Hochul Other 21%
NY State Assembly-101 Claudia Tenney Other 93%
NY Attorney General Eric Schneiderman Other 7%
NY Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli D 7%
NY Legislator-1 Kevan Abrahams D 7%
OK U.S. House-5 Steve Russell R 93%
OK Corporation Commission Chairman Patrice Douglas R 86%
RI Governor Gina Raimondo D 0%
RI Lieutenant Governor Dan McKee D 0%
RI Secretary of State Nellie Gorbea D 0%
RI Mayor-At-Large Allan Fung 93%
RI Mayor-At-Large Dan McKee 0%
RI Treasurer Frank Caprio D 0%
RI Treasurer Seth Magaziner D 0%
SC Governor Nikki Haley R 100%
SC Lieutenant Governor Henry McMaster R 93%
SC Treasurer Curtis Loftis, Jr. R 93%
SD U.S. Senate-Jr Mike Rounds R 93%
SD Governor Dennis Daugaard R 93%
TN U.S. Senate-Sr Lamar Alexander R 79%
TN U.S. House-1 Phil Roe R 93%
TN U.S. House-2 John Duncan, Jr. R 93%
TN U.S. House-3 Chuck Fleischmann R 93%
TN U.S. House-4 Scott DesJarlais R 93%
TN U.S. House-6 Diane Black R 93%
TN U.S. House-7 Marsha Blackburn R 93%
TN U.S. House-8 Stephen Fincher R 93%
TN Governor Bill Haslam R 43%
TN State Senate-14 Jim Tracy R 93%
TN Commissioner-1 George Flinn, Jr. 0%
UT U.S. House-1 Rob Bishop R 93%
UT U.S. House-2 Chris Stewart R 93%
UT U.S. House-3 Jason Chaffetz R 93%
UT U.S. House-4 Mia Love R 86%
VA U.S. House-1 Rob Wittman R 93%
VA U.S. House-7 Dave Brat R 86%
VA U.S. House-8 Don Beyer, Jr. D 0%
VA State House-47 Patrick Hope D 7%
VA State Senate-30 Adam Ebbin D 7%
VA Mayor-At-Large Bill Euille 0%
WA U.S. House-3 Jaime Herrera Beutler R 93%
WA U.S. House-4 Daniel Newhouse R 93%
WA U.S. House-5 Cathy McMorris Rodgers R 93%
WA U.S. House-8 Dave Reichert R 79%
WI U.S. House-1 Paul Ryan R 93%
WI U.S. House-6 Glenn Grothman R 93%
WI U.S. House-7 Sean Duffy R 93%
WI Governor Scott Walker R 100%
WI State Senate-20 Duey Stroebel R 93%
WI Treasurer Matt Adamczyk R 86%
WY Governor Matt Mead R 93%
WY Secretary of State Ed Murray R 86%
WY Superintendent of Public Instruction Jillian Balow R 57%
WY Treasurer Mark Gordon R 57%
Neil Abercrombie 7%
Brian Adams 86%
Jim Adams 86%
Akinyemi Agbede 0%
Christian Agnew 0%
Suzanna Aguilera-Marrero 0%
Richard Aguirre 0%
Elwin Ahu 0%
Duke Aiona, Jr. 50%
Roy Allmond 57%
John Anderson 0%
Mark Anderson 0%
Merrill Anderson 0%
Peter Anderson 0%
Sharon Anderson 0%
Staci Appel 36%
Cort Arlint 86%
Keith Arnold 0%
Mike Assad 86%
Penny Bacchiochi 93%
Nenad Bach 0%
Robert Banuelos 0%
Jonathan Barbee 0%
Mike Barkley 0%
Kevin Bass 0%
Scott Beason 100%
Bob Beauprez 79%
Mark Begich 79%
Aimee Belgard 0%
Estakio Beltran 86%
Ken Bennett 93%
Mike Benoit 86%
Don Berwick 7%
Garey Bies 93%
Tammy Blair 0%
Bruce Blakeman 0%
Ken Block 36%
Gail Boliver 64%
Jorge Bonilla 86%
Annette Bosworth 0%
Julian Bradley 0%
Jacob Brimm 86%
"Will" Brooke 0%
Frank Broomell 0%
Charles Brown 71%
Coonrippy Brown 0%
Phillip Brown 0%
Bill Bryk 0%
Ed Buchanan 79%
David Burns 0%
Robert Burns 86%
Angel Cadena 86%
Mike Campbell 79%
Eric Cantor 100%
Hardy Caraway 86%
Wil Cardon 0%
Thomas Carey 86%
Joe Carr 93%
Tom Carter 0%
Thomas Casson 86%
John Catano 0%
Glenn Champ 86%
Charles Chang 0%
Lavern Chatman 0%
Gregory Cheadle 0%
Maria Chilson 0%
Upendra Chivukula 7%
George Cicotte 86%
Sam Clovis 0%
Martha Coakley 36%
Garry Cobb 86%
Charles Collins 0%
Robert Conaway 0%
Kerri Condley 0%
Greg Conlon 0%
Fred Conquest 21%
Stan Cooke 86%
David Cox 86%
John Cox 86%
Robert Cramer 0%
Randy Credico 0%
Derek Cressman 0%
Charlie Crist, Jr. 21%
Bill Dahn 0%
Jennifer Daler 21%
Swati Dandekar 21%
Leslie Davis 0%
Tony Daysog 0%
Michael Delavar 86%
Paul DeMarco 93%
George Demos 0%
Tom Denow 86%
Guillaume De Ramel 0%
Clint Didier 86%
Bob Dingethal 7%
Matt Doheny 86%
David Dohner 0%
Carl Domino 93%
Tim Donnelly 93%
John Driscoll 0%
Jeffrey Drobman 0%
Terry Dunn 79%
Chris Dyer 0%
Alieta Eck 86%
Michael Eggman 0%
David Evans 0%
Steve Evans 64%
Fapas Faparusi, Sr. 0%
David Fennell 0%
Frank Ferri 64%
Michael Firsching 0%
Mark Fisher 71%
Lucy Flores 36%
Tom Foley 57%
Dick Franson 86%
Ian Freeman 79%
Hollis French II 21%
Stephen Frye 0%
David Garcia 0%
Stacy George 86%
Jeffrey Gerlach 0%
Scott Gessler 93%
Todd Giroux 86%
Ron Gold 0%
Bob Goodman 0%
Beverly Gossage 86%
Joe Grandanette 86%
Daniel Greene 64%
Stuart Gregory 0%
Parker Griffith, Jr. 93%
Neil Grimaldi 0%
Claire Gustafson 0%
Lydia Gutierrez 21%
John Haggerty 0%
David Hale, Jr. 86%
Heidi Hall 0%
Hugh Hallman 0%
Eddie Hamilton 64%
Derek Hankerson 86%
Paul Hannosh 86%
Susan Happ 21%
Erika Harold 0%
Daniel Hartley 86%
Steve Hattamer 0%
Walt Havenstein 86%
Taylor Haynes 86%
Clayton Hee 43%
Tap Heikes 86%
Andrew Hemingway 86%
John Hernandez 0%
Barry Herr 57%
Cindy Hill 86%
Jerry Hill, Sr. 0%
James Hinton 86%
Beverly Hires 0%
Tom Hoefling 0%
Janéa Holmquist Newbry 93%
Scott Honour 0%
Tom Horne 93%
Tom Horne 0%
Lora Hubbel 93%
John Huppenthal 64%
Chris Hyepock 0%
Derek Hyra 0%
Pete Illoway 93%
Ki Ingersol 0%
Dan Innis 86%
Noboru Isagawa 0%
Gregg Iverson 0%
Everett Jabour 0%
Mark Jacobs 86%
John Jaramillo 86%
Kennedy Johnson 0%
Christine Jones 86%
Anesa Kajtazovic 21%
Neel Kashkari 0%
Brendan Kelly 86%
Tavish Kelly 86%
Stephen Kerrigan 0%
James Kimber 0%
David King 0%
John King 86%
Howard Kleinhendler 0%
Mike Kopp 79%
Eric Korevaar 7%
John Krause 86%
Bill Kuisle 93%
Harley Kulkin 0%
Sheryl Lain 0%
Mike Lake 0%
Steve Lane 0%
Alan LaPolice 86%
Brian Lara 86%
David Larsen 86%
Drew Leavens 0%
Odessia Lee 0%
Dave Leeper 0%
John Lehman 21%
Joseph Leibham 93%
Brenda Lenard 0%
Dan Levine 0%
Mark Levine 0%
John Lewis 86%
Mark Lofgren 93%
Steve Lonegan 86%
Suzanne Lowden 93%
Joe Lowe 43%
Jerry Lowery 86%
Lee Lucas 0%
Ed MacDougall 86%
Erin Magee 86%
Basil Marceaux, Sr. 0%
Gary Marinch 0%
Chris Marquez 86%
Andrew Martin 21%
Joe Martinez 0%
Dana Matheny 0%
Chad Mathis 86%
Kenneth Matlusky 7%
Brenda Mayrack 0%
Don McFolin 43%
William McKamey 0%
John McKinney 7%
Pat McKinney 0%
Reese McKinney 86%
Sharon McLaughlin 0%
Jerry McManus 86%
Racquel McPherson 0%
Randall Melchert 86%
Joe Miller 93%
Mariannette Miller-Meeks 86%
Russ Millette 86%
John Mills 0%
Frank Minor 0%
Ralph Mollis 0%
Art Moore 86%
Ray Moore 79%
Scott Morgan 0%
Pat Murphy 21%
Pam Myhra 93%
Ron Nehring 86%
Stace Nelson 93%
Ron Noonan 86%
Dave O'Brien 0%
Don Oehlrich 86%
Ismael Ozanne 43%
Joe Pakootas 0%
Larry Palomares-Starbuck 86%
Sean Parnell 100%
Dave Peiser 0%
Clay Pell 0%
Jim Perdue 0%
John Pérez 21%
Kathy Peterson 86%
Pete Peterson 0%
Tue Phan 0%
Justin Pierce 93%
Carol Platt 86%
David Powell 86%
Gordon Allen Pross 0%
Sam Puletasi 0%
Randy Pullen 86%
Don Raihala 86%
Jason Ramey 86%
Josh Ramirez 0%
Geeta Rankoth 0%
Steve Rathje 86%
Greg Raths 86%
Jason Ravnsborg 86%
Bentley Rayburn 86%
Kevin Raye 93%
Ron Redo 36%
Amanda Renteria 0%
Allen Rheinhart 0%
Larry Rhoden 93%
Nan Rich 7%
Jon Richards 7%
Anthony Riedel 86%
Frank Riggs 93%
Jason Ritchie 64%
Jake Rush 86%
John Rutledge 0%
Jeremy Ryan 0%
Al Salehi 0%
Tony Sandoval 0%
David Sartori 0%
Sue Savary 0%
Frank Scaturro 0%
Scott Schaben 86%
Alan Schlesinger 0%
Matt Schultz 93%
David Seaward 0%
Marty Seifert 93%
Gavin Seim 86%
Abdul Shabazz 0%
Robert Shattuck 0%
Monte Shaw 86%
George Sheldon 7%
Tim Sheridan 0%
Miles Shiratori 0%
Kelly Shirley 0%
Ryman Shoaf 86%
Clark Shultz 93%
Dean Simpson 93%
Sam Sloan 0%
David Smith 86%
D.J. Smith 0%
Scott Smith 71%
Jonathan Smolin 86%
Brad Snowden 0%
Gregory Soderberg 0%
Corey Stapleton 93%
Bob Starkey 0%
Clark Stith 86%
Glen Stockwell 0%
Phil Stoddard 0%
Cheryl Sudduth 21%
Kimo Sutton 86%
Van Tanabe 0%
Tom Tancredo 93%
Bill Tarbell 71%
Catherine Taylor 0%
Gene Taylor 93%
Zephyr Teachout 0%
Clecia Terrio 0%
Andrew Thomas 86%
Sharon Thomas 0%
Perry Thurston, Jr. 7%
Todd Tiahrt 93%
Thomas Tighe 50%
Bruce Todd 0%
Warren Tolman 7%
John Toplikar 93%
Mead Treadwell 93%
Marshall Tuck 0%
Joshua Tucker 86%
Drew Turiano 86%
Calvin Turnquest 86%
Cheryl Valenzuela 0%
Dutch Van Raam 64%
James Vigliotti 0%
Tom Vigneulle 0%
Ron Vincent 86%
Avery Vise 0%
Peter Vivaldi 86%
Matthew Waldren 86%
David Walker 86%
Mary Walters 21%
Weston Wamp 0%
Matt Whitaker 86%
Robert Williams 43%
Dave Wilson 0%
Jennifer Winn 86%
Bill Winney, Jr. 86%
Alma Winston 0%
Susan Wismer 71%
Milton Wolf 86%
Aaron Woolf 0%
Richard Wright 0%
Tim Wu 0%
Nick Wukoson 0%
Phillip Wyman 93%
George Yang 64%
Leland Yee 7%
Kara Young 86%
Jason Zachary 86%
Alvin Zahnter 86%
Mary Zanakis 0%
Kurt Zellers 100%
Andrew Zwicker 0%

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