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Rating Group: League of United Latin American Citizens

2000 Positions

State Office District Name Party Rating
Ernest Hollings 100%
NJ U.S. House 12 Rush Holt, Jr. Democratic 100%
Darlene Hooley 100%
Stephen Horn 50%
John Nathan Hostettler 30%
Amory Houghton, Jr. 40%
MD U.S. House 5 Steny Hoyer Democratic 100%
Kenny Hulshof 20%
Duncan Hunter 20%
Asa Hutchinson 20%
Y. Tim Hutchinson 13%
Kay Hutchison 25%
Henry Hyde 30%
OK U.S. Senate Sr Jim Inhofe Republican 25%
Daniel Inouye 88%
WA Governor Jay Inslee Democratic 90%
GA U.S. Senate Jr Johnny Isakson Republican 20%
Ernest Istook, Jr. 20%
Jesse Jackson, Jr. 90%
TX U.S. House 18 Sheila Jackson Lee Democratic 100%
William Jefferson 100%
James Merrill Jeffords 63%
William Lewis Jenkins 10%
Christopher John 70%
TX U.S. House 30 Eddie Johnson Democratic 70%
Nancy Johnson 40%
TX U.S. House 3 Sam Johnson Republican 40%
SD U.S. Senate Sr Timothy Johnson Democratic 88%
NC U.S. House 3 Walter Jones, Jr. Republican 40%
Paul Kanjorski 80%
OH U.S. House 9 Marcy Kaptur Democratic 90%
Sue Kelly 40%
Edward Kennedy, Sr. 100%
Patrick Kennedy 80%
NA U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry Democratic 100%
Dale Kildee 100%
Carolyn Kilpatrick 90%
WI U.S. House 3 Ron Kind Democratic 100%
NY U.S. House 2 Pete King Republican 50%
GA U.S. House 1 Jack Kingston Republican 20%
Gerald Kleczka 100%
Joseph Knollenberg 30%
Herb Kohl 50%
James Kolbe 30%
Dennis Kucinich 100%
Jon Kyl 25%
John LaFalce 100%
Ray LaHood 50%
Nicholas Lampson 90%
LA U.S. Senate Sr Mary Landrieu Democratic 88%
Tom Lantos 100%
Stephen Largent 20%
CT U.S. House 1 John Larson Democratic 100%
IA U.S. House 3 Tom Latham Republican 20%
Steve LaTourette 30%
James Leach 40%
VT U.S. Senate Sr Patrick Leahy Democratic 100%
CA U.S. House 13 Barbara Lee Democratic 100%
MI U.S. Senate Sr Carl Levin Democratic 88%
MI U.S. House 9 Sandy Levin Democratic 100%
Jerry Lewis 30%
GA U.S. House 5 John Lewis Democratic 90%
Ron Lewis 20%
Joe Lieberman 50%
Blanche Lincoln 75%
John Linder 20%
William Lipinski 60%
NJ U.S. House 2 Frank LoBiondo Republican 50%
CA U.S. House 19 Zoe Lofgren Democratic 90%
Trent Lott, Sr. 13%
NY U.S. House 17 Nita Lowey Democratic 100%
OK U.S. House 3 Frank Lucas Republican 20%
KY Commissioner of the Department of Veterans' Affairs Ken Lucas Democratic 40%
Dick Lugar 38%
William Luther 100%
NY U.S. House 12 Carolyn Maloney Democratic 100%
James Maloney 90%
Don Manzullo 20%
MA U.S. Senate Jr Ed Markey Democratic 90%
Frank Mascara 90%
Robert Matsui 100%
AZ U.S. Senate Sr John McCain III Republican 13%
NY U.S. House 4 Carolyn McCarthy Democratic 100%
Karen McCarthy 90%
KY U.S. Senate Sr Mitch McConnell Republican 13%
James McCrery III 30%
WA U.S. House 7 Jim McDermott Democratic 90%
MA U.S. House 2 Jim McGovern Democratic 100%
John McHugh 30%
Scott McInnis 20%
NC U.S. House 7 Mike McIntyre Democratic 60%
CA U.S. House 25 Buck McKeon Republican 20%
Cynthia Ann McKinney 100%
Michael McNulty 100%
Martin Meehan 100%
Carrie Meek 70%
NY U.S. House 5 Gregory Meeks Democratic 100%
NJ U.S. Senate Sr Bob Menendez Democratic 90%
FL U.S. House 7 John Mica Republican 20%
MD U.S. Senate Sr Barbara Mikulski Democratic 100%
Juanita Millender-McDonald 100%
Dan Miller 20%
CA U.S. House 31 Gary Miller Republican 20%
CA U.S. House 11 George Miller Democratic 90%
Zell Bryan Miller 100%
Patsy Takemoto Mink 70%
John Moakley 100%
Alan Mollohan 70%
Dennis Moore 90%
VA U.S. House 8 Jim Moran, Jr. Democratic 90%
KS U.S. Senate Jr Jerry Moran Republican 20%
Constance Morella 100%
Frank Murkowski 25%
WA U.S. Senate Sr Patty Murray Democratic 100%
Jack Murtha 60%
Sue Myrick 20%
NY U.S. House 10 Jerry Nadler Democratic 100%
CA U.S. House 32 Grace Napolitano Democratic 100%
MA U.S. House 1 Richard Neal Democratic 100%
George Nethercutt, Jr. 20%
Robert William Ney 30%
Don Nickles 25%
Anne Northup 30%
Charles Norwood, Jr. 30%
James Nussle 20%
Jim Oberstar 100%
Dave Obey 100%
John Olver 90%
Solomon Ortiz, Sr. 80%
Doug Ose 20%
Major Owens 100%
Michael Oxley 20%
NJ U.S. House 6 Frank Pallone, Jr. Democratic 100%
NJ U.S. House 9 Bill Pascrell, Jr. Democratic 100%
AZ U.S. House 7 Ed Pastor Democratic 90%
Ron Paul 60%
Donald Payne 80%
CA U.S. House 12 Nancy Pelosi Democratic 90%
MN U.S. House 7 Collin Peterson Democratic/Farmer/Labor 80%
John Peterson 20%
WI U.S. House 6 Tom Petri Republican 30%
David Phelps 90%
Charles Pickering, Jr. 20%
PA U.S. House 16 Joe Pitts Republican 20%
Richard Pombo 20%
Earl Pomeroy 90%
OH U.S. Senate Jr Rob Portman Republican 30%
NC U.S. House 4 David Price Democratic 90%
Deborah Pryce 20%
Jack Quinn 40%
George Radanovich 20%
WV U.S. House 3 Nick Rahall II Democratic 90%
James Ramstad 20%
NY U.S. House 13 Charlie Rangel Democratic 70%
RI U.S. Senate Sr Jack Reed Democratic 100%
Ralph Regula 30%
NV U.S. Senate Sr Harry Reid Democratic 100%
Silvestre Reyes 90%
Thomas Reynolds 30%
Bob Riley 30%
Lynn Nancy Rivers 100%
KS U.S. Senate Sr Pat Roberts Republican 25%
WV U.S. Senate Sr Jay Rockefeller IV Democratic 88%
Ciro Rodriguez 100%
Timothy Roemer 100%
KY U.S. House 5 Hal Rogers Republican 20%
CA U.S. House 48 Dana Rohrabacher Republican 20%
FL U.S. House 27 Ileana Ros-Lehtinen Republican 40%
Steve Rothman 90%
Marge Roukema 30%
CA U.S. House 40 Lucille Roybal-Allard Democratic 90%
CA U.S. House 39 Ed Royce Republican 40%
IL U.S. House 1 Bobby Rush Democratic 80%
WI U.S. House 1 Paul Ryan Republican 30%
Jim Ryun 20%
Martin Olav Sabo 90%
CA U.S. House 46 Loretta Sanchez Democratic 100%
VT U.S. Senate Jr Bernie Sanders Independent 90%
Max Sandlin, Jr. 100%
Rick Santorum 25%
Paul Sarbanes 100%
OH State Senate 28 Thomas Sawyer Democratic 100%
Jim Saxton 50%
Joe Scarborough 10%
Robert Schaffer 50%
IL U.S. House 9 Jan Schakowsky Democratic 90%
NY U.S. Senate Sr Chuck Schumer Democratic 88%
VA U.S. House 3 Bobby Scott Democratic 90%
WI U.S. House 5 Jim Sensenbrenner, Jr. Republican 50%
NY U.S. House 15 José Serrano Democratic 70%
AL U.S. Senate Jr Jeff Sessions III Republican 13%
TX U.S. House 32 Pete Sessions Republican 20%
John Shadegg 40%
E. Clay Shaw, Jr. 30%
Christopher Shays 40%
AL U.S. Senate Sr Richard Shelby Republican 13%
CA U.S. House 30 Brad Sherman Democratic 90%
Donald Sherwood 30%
IL U.S. House 15 John Shimkus Republican 40%
Ronnie Shows 40%

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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