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Special Interest Groups

Rating Group: League of United Latin American Citizens

2001-2002 Positions

State Office District Name Party Rating
Gary Ackerman 72%
Daniel Akaka, Sr. 69%
Todd Akin 11%
Wayne Allard 19%
George Allen 25%
Thomas Allen 78%
Rob Andrews 78%
Joe Baca, Sr. 78%
Brian Baird 56%
Richard Hugh Baker 6%
Cass Ballenger 17%
Roscoe Bartlett 6%
Charlie Bass 22%
Max Baucus 69%
Evan Bayh 88%
Bob Bennett 13%
Douglas Bereuter 6%
Shelley Berkley 67%
Howard Berman 72%
Marion Berry 67%
Judy Biggert 11%
Michael Bilirakis 11%
Jeff Bingaman 81%
Sherwood Boehlert 33%
Kit Bond 13%
Henry Bonilla 22%
Mary Bono Mack 17%
Leonard Boswell 61%
Rick Boucher 78%
Allen Boyd, Jr. 56%
John Breaux 56%
Henry Brown, Jr. 11%
Jim Bunning 19%
Conrad Burns 13%
Dan Burton 6%
Steve Buyer 11%
Robert Byrd 69%
Ben Campbell 31%
Chris Cannon 6%
Eric Cantor 0%
Brad Carson 56%
Julia Carson 89%
Mike Castle 17%
Hillary Clinton 88%
Michael Collins 17%
Kent Conrad 75%
Jon Corzine 88%
Jerry Costello 67%
Christopher Cox 6%
Larry Craig 19%
Robert Cramer 39%
Philip Crane 11%
Barbara Cubin 6%
Randall Cunningham 11%
Thomas Daschle 88%
James Davis 72%
Jo Ann Davis 6%
Thomas Davis III 17%
Bill Delahunt 72%
Thomas DeLay 6%
James DeMint 6%
Peter Deutsch 72%
Lincoln Diaz-Balart 22%
Norm Dicks 78%
Chris Dodd 75%
Pete Domenici, Jr. 25%
Calvin Dooley 56%
John Doolittle 11%
Byron Dorgan 81%
David Dreier 22%
Jennifer Dunn 6%
John Edwards 88%
Chet Edwards 67%
Vern Ehlers 22%
Jo Ann Emerson 11%
Philip English 11%
John Ensign 13%
Bob Etheridge 67%
Lane Evans 78%
Terry Everett 17%
Russ Feingold 69%
Michael Ferguson 22%
Bob Filner 94%
Peter Fitzgerald 31%
Ernest Fletcher 11%
Mark Foley 17%
Harold Ford, Jr. 89%
Vito Fossella, Jr. 11%
Barney Frank 78%
William Frist 13%
Jonas Frost III 83%
Elton Gallegly 11%
Richard Andrew Gephardt 83%
Jim Gibbons 11%
Wayne Gilchrest 17%
Paul Gillmor 17%
Charlie Gonzalez 83%
Virgil Goode, Jr. 11%
Bart Gordon 61%
Porter Goss 11%
Daniel Graham 81%
Mark Green 17%
James Greenwood 17%
Judd Gregg 19%
Gilbert Gutknecht 11%
Jane Harman 67%
Melissa Hart 11%
J. Dennis Hastert 0%
Robert Hayes 11%
J.D. Hayworth, Jr. 0%
Joel Hefley 11%
Wally Herger, Jr. 11%
Baron Hill 72%
Maurice Hinchey 72%
David Lee Hobson 17%
PA Commissioner At-Large Joseph Hoeffel 67%
Pete Hoekstra 11%
Thomas Holden 67%
Ernest Hollings 81%
Darlene Hooley 67%
John Nathan Hostettler 22%
Amory Houghton, Jr. 22%
Kenny Hulshof 11%
Duncan Hunter 6%
Kay Hutchison 19%
Henry Hyde 11%
Daniel Inouye 75%
Ernest Istook, Jr. 11%
Jesse Jackson, Jr. 89%
William Jefferson 83%
James Merrill Jeffords 56%
William Lewis Jenkins 11%
Christopher John 56%
Nancy Johnson 28%
Tim Johnson 28%
Paul Kanjorski 78%
Ric Keller 6%
Sue Kelly 22%
Edward Kennedy, Sr. 88%
Mark Kennedy 6%
Patrick Kennedy 83%
Dale Kildee 83%
Carolyn Kilpatrick 78%
Gerald Kleczka 89%
Joseph Knollenberg 11%
Herb Kohl 81%
James Kolbe 17%
Dennis Kucinich 83%
Jon Kyl 6%
Ray LaHood 22%
Nicholas Lampson 72%
Tom Lantos 78%
Steve LaTourette 17%
James Leach 28%
Jerry Lewis 17%
Ron Lewis 11%
Joe Lieberman 88%
Blanche Lincoln 81%
John Linder 0%
William Lipinski 56%
Trent Lott, Sr. 19%
Dick Lugar 19%
Don Manzullo 11%
Robert Matsui 78%
Karen McCarthy 72%
James McCrery III 6%
John McHugh 22%
Scott McInnis 6%
Michael McNulty 78%
Martin Meehan 78%
Juanita Millender-McDonald 83%
Zell Bryan Miller 38%
Alan Mollohan 78%
Dennis Moore 67%
Jack Murtha 72%
Sue Myrick 6%
Ben Nelson 69%
George Nethercutt, Jr. 6%
Robert William Ney 11%
Don Nickles 0%
Anne Northup 11%
Charles Norwood, Jr. 6%
James Nussle 11%
Jim Oberstar 78%
Dave Obey 78%
John Olver 83%
Solomon Ortiz, Sr. 78%
Thomas William Osborne 11%
Doug Ose 22%
Major Owens 83%
Michael Oxley 17%
Ron Paul 39%
Donald Payne 94%
John Peterson 11%
Charles Pickering, Jr. 6%
Todd Platts 6%
Richard Pombo 11%
Earl Pomeroy 61%
Deborah Pryce 22%
Jack Quinn 33%

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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