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Special Interest Groups

Rating Group: Citizens United for Rehabilitation of Errants

2005-2006 Positions

Issues: Crime
State Office District Name Party Rating
CA U.S. House 34 Xavier Becerra Democratic 100%
MO U.S. House 5 Emanuel Cleaver II Democratic 100%
IL U.S. House 7 Danny Davis Democratic 100%
CO U.S. House 1 Diana DeGette Democratic 100%
CA U.S. House 20 Sam Farr Democratic 100%
Russ Feingold 100%
Bob Filner 100%
FL U.S. House 20 Alcee Hastings, Sr. Democratic 100%
NJ U.S. House 12 Rush Holt, Jr. Democratic 100%
CA U.S. House 17 Mike Honda Democratic 100%
NY U.S. House 12 Carolyn Maloney Democratic 100%
WA U.S. House 7 Jim McDermott Democratic 100%
WI U.S. House 4 Gwen Moore Democratic 100%
Jim Oberstar 100%
Donald Payne 100%
IL U.S. House 1 Bobby Rush Democratic 100%
IL U.S. House 9 Jan Schakowsky Democratic 100%
VA U.S. House 3 Bobby Scott Democratic 100%
NY U.S. House 15 José Serrano Democratic 100%
Pete Stark 100%
OR U.S. Senate Sr Ron Wyden Democratic 100%
Gary Ackerman 90%
Daniel Akaka, Sr. 90%
WI U.S. Senate Jr Tammy Baldwin Democratic 90%
Howard Berman 90%
Jeff Bingaman 90%
OR U.S. House 3 Earl Blumenauer Democratic 90%
OH U.S. Senate Sr Sherrod Brown Democratic 90%
Robert Byrd 90%
MA U.S. House 7 Mike Capuano Democratic 90%
Julia Carson 90%
Bill Delahunt 90%
NY U.S. House 16 Eliot Engel Democratic 90%
Barney Frank 90%
TX U.S. House 9 Al Green Democratic 90%
IL U.S. House 4 Luis Gutierrez Democratic 90%
IA U.S. Senate Jr Tom Harkin Democratic 90%
Maurice Hinchey 90%
Jesse Jackson, Jr. 90%
TX U.S. House 30 Eddie Johnson Democratic 90%
Dale Kildee 90%
Carolyn Kilpatrick 90%
Dennis Kucinich 90%
VT U.S. Senate Sr Patrick Leahy Democratic 90%
CA U.S. House 13 Barbara Lee Democratic 90%
MI U.S. Senate Sr Carl Levin Democratic 90%
GA U.S. House 5 John Lewis Democratic 90%
NY U.S. House 17 Nita Lowey Democratic 90%
MA U.S. Senate Jr Ed Markey Democratic 90%
MA U.S. House 2 Jim McGovern Democratic 90%
Martin Meehan 90%
NY U.S. House 5 Gregory Meeks Democratic 90%
CA U.S. House 11 George Miller Democratic 90%
Alan Mollohan 90%
VA U.S. House 8 Jim Moran, Jr. Democratic 90%
NY U.S. House 10 Jerry Nadler Democratic 90%
MA U.S. House 1 Richard Neal Democratic 90%
Dave Obey 90%
John Olver 90%
AZ U.S. House 7 Ed Pastor Democratic 90%
NY U.S. House 13 Charlie Rangel Democratic 90%
CA U.S. House 40 Lucille Roybal-Allard Democratic 90%
OH U.S. House 13 Tim Ryan Democratic 90%
CA U.S. House 38 Linda Sánchez Democratic 90%
VT U.S. Senate Jr Bernie Sanders Independent 90%
Hilda Solis 90%
MI U.S. Senate Jr Debbie Stabenow Democratic 90%
MA U.S. House 6 John Tierney Democratic 90%
Ed Towns 90%
NY U.S. House 7 Nydia Velázquez Democratic 90%
Diane Watson 90%
Mel Watt 90%
CA U.S. House 33 Henry Waxman Democratic 90%
Lynn Woolsey 90%
CA U.S. House 12 Nancy Pelosi Democratic 89%
MO U.S. House 1 Lacy Clay, Jr. Democratic 88%
MI U.S. House 13 John Conyers, Jr. Democratic 88%
TX U.S. House 18 Sheila Jackson Lee Democratic 88%
CA U.S. House 43 Maxine Waters Democratic 88%
Daniel Inouye 86%
HI Governor Neil Abercrombie Democratic 80%
Thomas Allen 80%
Max Baucus 80%
NA Vice President Joe Biden, Jr. Democratic 80%
Rick Boucher 80%
CA U.S. Senate Jr Barbara Boxer Democratic 80%
FL U.S. House 5 Corrine Brown Democratic 80%
NC U.S. House 1 G.K. Butterfield, Jr. Democratic 80%
NY U.S. House 14 Joe Crowley Democratic 80%
MD U.S. House 7 Elijah Cummings Democratic 80%
CA U.S. House 53 Susan Davis Democratic 80%
MI U.S. House 12 John Dingell Democratic 80%
TX U.S. House 35 Lloyd Doggett II Democratic 80%
Byron Dorgan 80%
CA U.S. House 18 Anna Eshoo Democratic 80%
PA U.S. House 2 Chaka Fattah, Sr. Democratic 80%
CA U.S. Senate Sr Dianne Feinstein Democratic 80%
AZ U.S. House 3 Raúl Grijalva Democratic 80%
William Jefferson 80%
OH U.S. House 9 Marcy Kaptur Democratic 80%
Herb Kohl 80%
Tom Lantos 80%
Frank Lautenberg 80%
MI U.S. House 9 Sandy Levin Democratic 80%
Blanche Lincoln 80%
CA U.S. House 19 Zoe Lofgren Democratic 80%
CA U.S. House 6 Doris Matsui Democratic 80%
MN U.S. House 4 Betty McCollum Democratic/Farmer/Labor 80%
Michael McNulty 80%
ME U.S. House 2 Mike Michaud Democratic 80%
MD U.S. Senate Sr Barbara Mikulski Democratic 80%
WA U.S. Senate Sr Patty Murray Democratic 80%
CA U.S. House 32 Grace Napolitano Democratic 80%
NC U.S. House 4 David Price Democratic 80%
AR U.S. Senate Sr Mark Pryor Democratic 80%
WV U.S. House 3 Nick Rahall II Democratic 80%
RI U.S. Senate Sr Jack Reed Democratic 80%
NV U.S. Senate Sr Harry Reid Democratic 80%
NY U.S. House 25 Louise Slaughter Democratic 80%
WA U.S. House 9 Adam Smith Democratic 80%
Stephanie Tubbs Jones 80%
CO U.S. Senate Sr Mark Udall Democratic 80%
NM U.S. Senate Sr Tom Udall Democratic 80%
MD U.S. House 8 Chris Van Hollen, Jr. Democratic 80%
FL U.S. House 23 Debbie Wasserman Schultz Democratic 80%
Albert Wynn 80%
SC U.S. House 6 Jim Clyburn Democratic 78%
Edward Kennedy, Sr. 78%
WV U.S. Senate Sr Jay Rockefeller IV Democratic 78%
CA U.S. House 46 Loretta Sanchez Democratic 78%
Anthony Weiner 78%
Rob Andrews 70%
Brian Baird 70%
Evan Bayh 70%
Shelley Berkley 70%
GA U.S. House 2 Sanford Bishop, Jr. Democratic 70%
NY U.S. House 1 Tim Bishop Democratic 70%
PA U.S. House 1 Bob Brady Democratic 70%
WA U.S. Senate Jr Maria Cantwell Democratic 70%
CA U.S. House 24 Lois Capps Democratic 70%
DE U.S. Senate Sr Tom Carper Democratic 70%
Hillary Clinton 70%
Kent Conrad 70%
OR U.S. House 4 Peter DeFazio Democratic 70%
CT U.S. House 3 Rosa DeLauro Democratic 70%
PA U.S. House 14 Mike Doyle, Jr. Democratic 70%
IL U.S. Senate Sr Dick Durbin Democratic 70%
Darlene Hooley 70%
MD U.S. House 5 Steny Hoyer Democratic 70%
WA Governor Jay Inslee Democratic 70%
NY U.S. House 3 Steve Israel Democratic 70%
SD U.S. Senate Sr Timothy Johnson Democratic 70%
Patrick Kennedy 70%
NA U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry Democratic 70%
WI U.S. House 3 Ron Kind Democratic 70%
LA U.S. Senate Sr Mary Landrieu Democratic 70%
WA U.S. House 2 Rick Larsen Democratic 70%
CT U.S. House 1 John Larson Democratic 70%
Joe Lieberman 70%
Kendrick Meek, Sr. 70%
FL U.S. Senate Sr Bill Nelson, Sr. Democratic 70%
NY U.S. Senate Sr Chuck Schumer Democratic 70%
CA U.S. House 30 Brad Sherman Democratic 70%
Gordon Smith 70%
Bart Stupak 70%
Ellen Tauscher 70%
Robert Wexler 70%
David Wu 70%
Chris Dodd 67%
Charlie Gonzalez 67%
NJ U.S. House 6 Frank Pallone, Jr. Democratic 67%
NJ U.S. House 9 Bill Pascrell, Jr. Democratic 67%
Joe Baca, Sr. 60%
Marion Berry 60%
MD U.S. Senate Jr Ben Cardin Democratic 60%
Dennis Cardoza 60%
Russ Carnahan 60%
IL Mayor At-Large Rahm Emanuel Democratic 60%
TX U.S. House 29 Gene Green Democratic 60%
NY U.S. House 26 Brian Higgins Democratic 60%
Paul Kanjorski 60%
RI U.S. House 2 Jim Langevin Democratic 60%
NY U.S. House 4 Carolyn McCarthy Democratic 60%
Jack Murtha 60%
Ron Paul 60%
Silvestre Reyes 60%
Steve Rothman 60%
MD U.S. House 2 Dutch Ruppersberger Democratic 60%
Ken Salazar 60%
CA U.S. House 28 Adam Schiff Democratic 60%
GA U.S. House 13 David Scott Democratic 60%
John Spratt, Jr. 60%
MS U.S. House 2 Bennie Thompson Democratic 60%
CA U.S. House 5 Mike Thompson Democratic 60%
IN U.S. House 1 Pete Visclosky Democratic 60%
TX U.S. House 28 Henry Cuellar Democratic 56%
Jane Harman 56%
TX U.S. House 15 Rubén Hinojosa, Sr. Democratic 56%
MA U.S. House 8 Stephen Lynch Democratic 56%
Solomon Ortiz, Sr. 56%

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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