State Office Name Party Rating
HI Governor Neil Abercrombie D 50%
Edmond Spencer Abraham 100%
Gary Ackerman 78%
AL U.S. House-4 Robert Aderholt R 75%
Daniel Akaka, Sr. 25%
Wayne Allard 100%
Thomas Allen 88%
Rob Andrews 75%
Bill Archer 100%
Richard Armey 100%
John Ashcroft 100%
Joe Baca, Sr. 100%
AL U.S. House-6 Spencer Bachus R 88%
Brian Baird 88%
Richard Hugh Baker 100%
ME Councilor-At-Large John Baldacci D 88%
WI U.S. Senate-Jr Tammy Baldwin D 33%
Cass Ballenger 78%
James Barcia 62%
Robert Barr, Jr. 67%
WI Mayor-At-Large Tom Barrett D 75%
Bill Barrett 100%
Roscoe Bartlett 62%
TX U.S. House-6 Joe Barton R 71%
Charlie Bass 100%
Herbert Bateman 100%
Max Baucus 100%
Evan Bayh 50%
CA U.S. House-34 Xavier Becerra D 88%
Bob Bennett 100%
Kenneth Bentsen, Jr. 88%
Douglas Bereuter 89%
Shelley Berkley 88%
Howard Berman 60%
Marion Berry 75%
NA Vice President Joe Biden, Jr. D 33%
Judy Biggert 100%
Brian Bilbray 100%
Michael Bilirakis 100%
Jeff Bingaman 75%
GA U.S. House-2 Sanford Bishop, Jr. D 62%
Rod Blagojevich 75%
Thomas Bliley, Jr. 100%
OR U.S. House-3 Earl Blumenauer D 100%
MO U.S. Senate-Jr Roy Blunt R 100%
Sherwood Boehlert 100%
OH U.S. House-8 John Boehner R 100%
Kit Bond 100%
Henry Bonilla 100%
David Edward Bonior 25%
Mary Bono Mack 80%
Robert Borski, Jr. 62%
Leonard Boswell 88%
Rick Boucher 80%
CA U.S. Senate-Jr Barbara Boxer D 50%
Allen Boyd, Jr. 100%
TX U.S. House-8 Kevin Brady R 100%
PA U.S. House-1 Bob Brady D 50%
John Breaux 20%
FL U.S. House-5 Corrine Brown D 62%
OH U.S. Senate-Sr Sherrod Brown D 44%
KS Governor Sam Brownback R 100%
Richard Bryan 60%
Ed Bryant 100%
Jim Bunning 100%
Conrad Burns 100%
NC U.S. Senate-Sr Richard Burr R 75%
Dan Burton 75%
Steve Buyer 100%
Robert Byrd 75%
Herbert Callahan 100%
CA U.S. House-42 Ken Calvert R 100%
MI U.S. House-4 Dave Camp R 100%
Ben Campbell 100%
Thomas Campbell 100%
FL Justice of the Supreme Court Charles Canady 100%
Chris Cannon 100%
CA U.S. House-24 Lois Capps D 100%
MA U.S. House-7 Mike Capuano D 38%
MD U.S. Senate-Jr Ben Cardin D 62%
Julia Carson 62%
Mike Castle 100%
OH U.S. House-1 Steve Chabot R 100%
GA U.S. Senate-Sr Saxby Chambliss R 75%
Helen Chenoweth-Hage 43%
William Clay, Sr. 62%
Eva Clayton 88%
Joseph Maxwell Cleland 40%
Robert Clement 100%
SC U.S. House-6 Jim Clyburn D 62%
NC U.S. House-6 Howard Coble R 80%
OK U.S. Senate-Jr Thomas Coburn R 71%
MS U.S. Senate-Sr Thad Cochran R 75%
Michael Collins 75%
ME U.S. Senate-Sr Susan Collins R 100%
Larry Combest 100%
Gary Condit 75%
Kent Conrad 50%
MI U.S. House-13 John Conyers, Jr. D 56%
Merrill Cook 75%
John Cooksey 100%
Jerry Costello 50%
Paul Coverdell 100%
Christopher Cox 67%
William Coyne 62%
Larry Craig 100%
Robert Cramer 100%
Philip Crane 100%
ID U.S. Senate-Sr Mike Crapo R 100%
NY U.S. House-14 Joe Crowley D 78%
Barbara Cubin 75%
MD U.S. House-7 Elijah Cummings D 62%
Randall Cunningham 100%
Patsy Ann Danner 78%
Thomas Daschle 50%
IL U.S. House-7 Danny Davis D 38%
James Davis 89%
Thomas Davis III 100%
GA Governor Nathan Deal R 67%
OR U.S. House-4 Peter DeFazio D 38%
CO U.S. House-1 Diana DeGette D 88%
Bill Delahunt 30%
CT U.S. House-3 Rosa DeLauro D 62%
Thomas DeLay 100%
James DeMint 100%
Peter Deutsch 88%
OH Attorney General Mike DeWine R 100%
Lincoln Diaz-Balart 62%
Jay Dickey 71%
Norm Dicks 88%
MI U.S. House-12 John Dingell D 57%
Julian Dixon 75%
Chris Dodd 100%
TX U.S. House-35 Lloyd Doggett II D 88%
Pete Domenici, Jr. 100%
Calvin Dooley 100%
John Doolittle 62%
Byron Dorgan 40%
PA U.S. House-14 Mike Doyle, Jr. D 62%
David Dreier 100%
TN U.S. House-2 John Duncan, Jr. R 38%
Jennifer Dunn 100%
IL U.S. Senate-Sr Dick Durbin D 25%
John Edwards 25%
Chet Edwards 83%
Vern Ehlers 100%
Bob Ehrlich, Jr. 75%
Jo Ann Emerson 100%
NY U.S. House-16 Eliot Engel D 50%
Philip English 100%
WY U.S. Senate-Sr Mike Enzi R 100%
CA U.S. House-18 Anna Eshoo D 88%
Bob Etheridge 100%
Lane Evans 50%
Terry Everett 71%
Thomas Ewing 100%
CA U.S. House-20 Sam Farr D 88%
PA U.S. House-2 Chaka Fattah, Sr. D 71%
Russ Feingold 33%
CA U.S. Senate-Sr Dianne Feinstein D 100%
Bob Filner 50%
Peter Fitzgerald 25%
Ernest Fletcher 100%
Mark Foley 100%
Michael Patrick Forbes 62%
Harold Ford, Jr. 88%
Vito Fossella, Jr. 100%
Tillie Fowler 75%
Barney Frank 44%
Robert Franks 100%
NJ U.S. House-11 Rodney Frelinghuysen R 100%
William Frist 100%
Jonas Frost III 88%
Elton Gallegly 82%
John Ganske 62%
Sam Gejdenson 67%
George Gekas 100%
Richard Andrew Gephardt 50%
Jim Gibbons 62%
Wayne Gilchrest 100%
Paul Gillmor 100%
Benjamin Gilman 67%
Charlie Gonzalez 88%
Virgil Goode, Jr. 62%
VA U.S. House-6 Bob Goodlatte R 100%
William Goodling 75%
Bart Gordon 100%
Slade Gorton 100%
Porter Goss 100%
Daniel Graham 50%
SC U.S. Senate-Sr Lindsey Graham R 50%
William Phillip Gramm 100%
Rodney Grams 100%
TX U.S. House-12 Kay Granger R 100%
IA U.S. Senate-Sr Chuck Grassley R 100%
Mark Green 100%
TX U.S. House-29 Gene Green D 71%
James Greenwood 100%
Judd Gregg 100%
IL U.S. House-4 Luis Gutierrez D 62%
Gilbert Gutknecht 100%
NA U.S. Secretary of Defense Charles Hagel R 100%
TX U.S. House-4 Ralph Hall R 100%
Tony Hall 71%
James Hansen 100%
IA U.S. Senate-Jr Tom Harkin D 50%
J. Dennis Hastert 100%
FL U.S. House-20 Alcee Hastings, Sr. D 62%
WA U.S. House-4 Doc Hastings R 100%
UT U.S. Senate-Sr Orrin Hatch R 100%
Robert Hayes 75%
J.D. Hayworth, Jr. 75%
Joel Hefley 75%
Jesse Helms 100%
Wally Herger, Jr. 100%
Baron Hill 88%
Rick Hill 100%
Van Hilleary 75%
Earl Hilliard, Jr. 67%
Maurice Hinchey 25%
TX U.S. House-15 Rubén Hinojosa, Sr. D 88%
David Lee Hobson 75%
PA Commissioner-At-Large Joseph Hoeffel 78%
Pete Hoekstra 100%
Thomas Holden 100%
Ernest Hollings 20%
NJ U.S. House-12 Rush Holt, Jr. D 88%
Darlene Hooley 88%
Stephen Horn 75%
John Nathan Hostettler 75%
Amory Houghton, Jr. 100%
MD U.S. House-5 Steny Hoyer D 50%
Kenny Hulshof 100%
Duncan Hunter 62%
Asa Hutchinson 100%
Y. Tim Hutchinson 100%
Kay Hutchison 100%
Henry Hyde 80%
OK U.S. Senate-Sr Jim Inhofe R 100%
Daniel Inouye 40%
WA Governor Jay Inslee D 88%
GA U.S. Senate-Jr Johnny Isakson R 100%
Ernest Istook, Jr. 88%
Jesse Jackson, Jr. 50%
TX U.S. House-18 Sheila Jackson Lee D 70%
William Jefferson 86%
James Merrill Jeffords 100%
William Lewis Jenkins 100%
Christopher John 100%
TX U.S. House-30 Eddie Johnson D 88%
Nancy Johnson 100%
TX U.S. House-3 Sam Johnson R 100%
SD U.S. Senate-Sr Timothy Johnson D 25%
NC U.S. House-3 Walter Jones, Jr. R 75%
Paul Kanjorski 62%
OH U.S. House-9 Marcy Kaptur D 38%
OH Governor John Kasich R 75%
Sue Kelly 100%
Edward Kennedy, Sr. 50%
Patrick Kennedy 50%
Bob Kerrey 50%
NA U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry D 40%
Dale Kildee 50%
Carolyn Kilpatrick 50%
WI U.S. House-3 Ron Kind D 88%
NY U.S. House-2 Pete King R 56%
GA U.S. House-1 Jack Kingston R 75%
Gerald Kleczka 88%
Ronald Klink 50%
Joseph Knollenberg 100%
Herb Kohl 50%
James Kolbe 100%
Dennis Kucinich 12%
Steven Kuykendall 100%
Jon Kyl 100%
John LaFalce 62%
Ray LaHood 100%
Nicholas Lampson 88%
LA U.S. Senate-Sr Mary Landrieu D 25%
Tom Lantos 57%
Stephen Largent 100%
CT U.S. House-1 John Larson D 88%
IA U.S. House-3 Tom Latham R 100%
Steve LaTourette 100%
Frank Lautenberg 50%
Rick Lazio 100%
James Leach 100%
VT U.S. Senate-Sr Patrick Leahy D 33%
CA U.S. House-13 Barbara Lee D 33%
MI U.S. Senate-Sr Carl Levin D 25%
MI U.S. House-9 Sandy Levin D 75%
Jerry Lewis 100%
GA U.S. House-5 John Lewis D 50%
Ron Lewis 100%
Joe Lieberman 100%
Blanche Lincoln 100%
John Linder 100%
William Lipinski 50%
NJ U.S. House-2 Frank LoBiondo R 75%
CA U.S. House-19 Zoe Lofgren D 70%
Trent Lott, Sr. 100%
NY U.S. House-17 Nita Lowey D 75%
OK U.S. House-3 Frank Lucas R 100%
KY Commissioner of the Department of Veterans' Affairs Ken Lucas D 100%
Dick Lugar 25%
William Luther 75%
Connie Mack 100%
NY U.S. House-12 Carolyn Maloney D 88%
James Maloney 88%
Don Manzullo 100%
MA U.S. Senate-Jr Ed Markey D 62%
Matthew Martinez 62%
Frank Mascara 62%
Robert Matsui 83%
AZ U.S. Senate-Sr John McCain III R 100%
NY U.S. House-4 Carolyn McCarthy D 88%
Karen McCarthy 88%
Bill McCollum 100%
KY U.S. Senate-Sr Mitch McConnell R 100%
James McCrery III 100%
WA U.S. House-7 Jim McDermott D 80%
MA U.S. House-2 Jim McGovern D 75%
John McHugh 100%
Scott McInnis 100%
David McIntosh 100%
NC U.S. House-7 Mike McIntyre D 62%
CA U.S. House-25 Buck McKeon R 100%
Cynthia Ann McKinney 44%
Michael McNulty 88%
Martin Meehan 78%
Carrie Meek 62%
NY U.S. House-5 Gregory Meeks D 44%
NJ U.S. Senate-Sr Bob Menendez D 56%
Jack Metcalf 100%
FL U.S. House-7 John Mica R 100%
MD U.S. Senate-Sr Barbara Mikulski D 50%
Juanita Millender-McDonald 88%
Dan Miller 100%
CA U.S. House-31 Gary Miller R 100%
CA U.S. House-11 George Miller D 57%
David Minge 88%
Patsy Takemoto Mink 38%
John Moakley 75%
Alan Mollohan 62%
Dennis Moore 88%
VA U.S. House-8 Jim Moran, Jr. D 100%
KS U.S. Senate-Jr Jerry Moran R 100%
Constance Morella 100%
Patrick Moynihan 100%
Frank Murkowski 100%
WA U.S. Senate-Sr Patty Murray D 67%
Jack Murtha 88%
Sue Myrick 100%
NY U.S. House-10 Jerry Nadler D 44%
CA U.S. House-32 Grace Napolitano D 100%
MA U.S. House-1 Richard Neal D 88%
George Nethercutt, Jr. 100%
Robert William Ney 75%
Don Nickles 100%
Anne Northup 100%
Charles Norwood, Jr. 75%
James Nussle 100%
Jim Oberstar 67%
Dave Obey 50%
John Olver 50%
Solomon Ortiz, Sr. 88%
Doug Ose 100%
Major Owens 50%
Michael Oxley 100%
Ronald Packard 100%
NJ U.S. House-6 Frank Pallone, Jr. D 62%
NJ U.S. House-9 Bill Pascrell, Jr. D 60%
AZ U.S. House-7 Ed Pastor D 88%
Ron Paul 38%
Donald Payne 56%
Edward Pease 100%
CA U.S. House-12 Nancy Pelosi D 62%
MN U.S. House-7 Collin Peterson DFL 100%
John Peterson 100%
WI U.S. House-6 Tom Petri R 100%
David Phelps 75%
Charles Pickering, Jr. 75%
Owen Pickett 88%
PA U.S. House-16 Joe Pitts R 100%
Richard Pombo 75%
Earl Pomeroy 89%
John Edward Porter 100%
OH U.S. Senate-Jr Rob Portman R 100%
NC U.S. House-4 David Price D 88%
Deborah Pryce 100%
Jack Quinn 100%
George Radanovich 100%
WV U.S. House-3 Nick Rahall II D 38%
James Ramstad 100%
NY U.S. House-13 Charlie Rangel D 75%
RI U.S. Senate-Sr Jack Reed D 50%
Ralph Regula 100%
NV U.S. Senate-Sr Harry Reid D 25%
Silvestre Reyes 88%
Thomas Reynolds 100%
Bob Riley 71%
Lynn Nancy Rivers 50%
Charles Robb 75%
KS U.S. Senate-Sr Pat Roberts R 100%
WV U.S. Senate-Sr Jay Rockefeller IV D 20%
Ciro Rodriguez 88%
Timothy Roemer 100%
James Rogan 100%
KY U.S. House-5 Hal Rogers R 75%
CA U.S. House-48 Dana Rohrabacher R 78%
FL U.S. House-27 Ileana Ros-Lehtinen R 75%
William Roth, Jr. 75%
Steve Rothman 20%
Marge Roukema 100%
CA U.S. House-40 Lucille Roybal-Allard D 75%
CA U.S. House-39 Ed Royce R 78%
IL U.S. House-1 Bobby Rush D 88%
WI U.S. House-1 Paul Ryan R 100%
Jim Ryun 100%
Martin Olav Sabo 50%
AZ U.S. House-5 Matthew Salmon R 100%
CA U.S. House-46 Loretta Sanchez D 62%
VT U.S. Senate-Jr Bernie Sanders I 25%
Max Sandlin, Jr. 88%
SC U.S. House-1 Mark Sanford, Jr. R 67%
Rick Santorum 100%
Paul Sarbanes 25%
OH State Senate-28 Thomas Sawyer D 88%
Jim Saxton 88%
Joe Scarborough 67%
Robert Schaffer 75%
IL U.S. House-9 Jan Schakowsky D 25%
NY U.S. Senate-Sr Chuck Schumer D 50%
VA U.S. House-3 Bobby Scott D 30%
WI U.S. House-5 Jim Sensenbrenner, Jr. R 78%
NY U.S. House-15 José Serrano D 71%
AL U.S. Senate-Jr Jeff Sessions III R 100%
TX U.S. House-32 Pete Sessions R 100%
John Shadegg 100%
E. Clay Shaw, Jr. 100%
Christopher Shays 100%
AL U.S. Senate-Sr Richard Shelby R 25%
CA U.S. House-30 Brad Sherman D 89%
Donald Sherwood 100%
IL U.S. House-15 John Shimkus R 100%
Ronnie Shows 75%
E.G. Shuster 100%
ID U.S. House-2 Mike Simpson R 100%
Norman Sisisky 75%
Joseph Skeen 100%
Ike Skelton 88%
NY U.S. House-25 Louise Slaughter D 60%
WA U.S. House-9 Adam Smith D 100%
NJ U.S. House-4 Chris Smith R 75%
Gordon Smith 100%
TX U.S. House-21 Lamar Smith R 75%
Nick Smith 100%
Bob Smith 100%
Olympia Snowe 100%
Vic Snyder 88%
Mark Souder 75%
Arlen Specter 40%
Floyd Spence 75%
John Spratt, Jr. 57%
MI U.S. Senate-Jr Debbie Stabenow D 75%
Pete Stark 12%
Cliff Stearns 75%
Charles Stenholm 100%
Ted Stevens 100%
Ted Strickland 62%
Bob Stump 100%
Bart Stupak 50%
John Sununu 100%
John Sweeney 75%
James Talent 100%
Tom Tancredo 67%
John Tanner 100%
Ellen Tauscher 100%
William Tauzin 100%
Charles Taylor 75%
Gene Taylor 62%
NE U.S. House-2 Lee Terry R 100%
Craig Thomas 100%
William Thomas 100%
MS U.S. House-2 Bennie Thompson D 57%
Fred Thompson 75%
CA U.S. House-5 Mike Thompson D 88%
TX U.S. House-13 Mac Thornberry R 100%
SD U.S. Senate-Jr John Thune R 100%
Karen Thurman 88%
Strom Thurmond 100%
Todd Tiahrt 75%
MA U.S. House-6 John Tierney D 25%
PA U.S. Senate-Jr Pat Toomey R 100%
Robert Torricelli 33%
Ed Towns 88%
James Traficant, Jr. 62%
Stephanie Tubbs Jones 50%
James Turner 88%
CO U.S. Senate-Sr Mark Udall D 75%
NM U.S. Senate-Sr Tom Udall D 62%
MI U.S. House-6 Fred Upton R 100%
NY U.S. House-7 Nydia Velázquez D 75%
Bruce Vento 38%
IN U.S. House-1 Pete Visclosky D 38%
LA U.S. Senate-Jr David Vitter R 100%
George Voinovich 75%
OR U.S. House-2 Greg Walden R 100%
James Walsh 75%
Zach Wamp 62%
John Warner 100%
CA U.S. House-43 Maxine Waters D 20%
Wesley Watkins 100%
Mel Watt 40%
Julius Caesar Watts, Jr. 100%
CA U.S. House-33 Henry Waxman D 38%
Anthony Weiner 50%
David Weldon 75%
W. Curtis Weldon 100%
Gerald Weller 100%
Paul Wellstone 25%
Robert Wexler 33%
Bob Weygand 50%
KY U.S. House-1 Ed Whitfield R 100%
MS U.S. Senate-Jr Roger Wicker R 100%
Heather Wilson 100%
Bob Wise, Jr. 62%
VA U.S. House-10 Frank Wolf R 75%
Lynn Woolsey 50%
David Wu 50%
OR U.S. Senate-Sr Ron Wyden D 80%
Albert Wynn 62%
Bill Young 100%
AK U.S. House-At-Large Don Young R 75%

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.

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