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Special Interest Groups

Rating Group: American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFL-CIO)

2009 Lifetime Score

Issues: Labor Unions
State Office District Name Party Rating
AK U.S. Senate Sr Lisa Murkowski Republican 32%
AK U.S. Senate Jr Mark Begich Democratic 100%
AK U.S. House At-Large Don Young Republican 42%
AL U.S. Senate Sr Richard Shelby Republican 35%
AL U.S. Senate Jr Jeff Sessions III Republican 12%
AL U.S. House 3 Mike Rogers Republican 25%
AL U.S. House 4 Robert Aderholt Republican 17%
AL U.S. House 6 Spencer Bachus Republican 13%
AR U.S. Senate Sr Mark Pryor Democratic 86%
AR U.S. Senate Jr John Boozman Republican 13%
AZ U.S. Senate Sr John McCain III Republican 16%
AZ U.S. Senate Jr Jeff Flake Republican 6%
AZ U.S. House 1 Ann Kirkpatrick Democratic 76%
AZ U.S. House 3 Raúl Grijalva Democratic 97%
AZ U.S. House 7 Ed Pastor Democratic 95%
AZ U.S. House 8 Trent Franks Republican 4%
CA U.S. Senate Sr Dianne Feinstein Democratic 88%
CA U.S. Senate Jr Barbara Boxer Democratic 96%
CA U.S. House 3 John Garamendi Democratic 100%
CA U.S. House 4 Tom McClintock Republican 0%
CA U.S. House 5 Mike Thompson Democratic 91%
CA U.S. House 6 Doris Matsui Democratic 90%
CA U.S. House 9 Jerry McNerney Democratic 98%
CA U.S. House 11 George Miller Democratic 93%
CA U.S. House 12 Nancy Pelosi Democratic 95%
CA U.S. House 13 Barbara Lee Democratic 98%
CA U.S. House 14 Jackie Speier Democratic 97%
CA U.S. House 16 Jim Costa Democratic 93%
CA U.S. House 17 Mike Honda Democratic 98%
CA U.S. House 18 Anna Eshoo Democratic 92%
CA U.S. House 19 Zoe Lofgren Democratic 92%
CA U.S. House 20 Sam Farr Democratic 96%
CA U.S. House 22 Devin Nunes Republican 9%
CA U.S. House 23 Kevin McCarthy Republican 8%
CA U.S. House 24 Lois Capps Democratic 92%
CA U.S. House 25 Buck McKeon Republican 8%
CA U.S. House 27 Judy Chu Democratic 100%
CA U.S. House 28 Adam Schiff Democratic 93%
CA U.S. House 30 Brad Sherman Democratic 95%
CA U.S. House 31 Gary Miller Republican 9%
CA U.S. House 32 Grace Napolitano Democratic 98%
CA U.S. House 33 Henry Waxman Democratic 92%
CA U.S. House 34 Xavier Becerra Democratic 94%
CA U.S. House 38 Linda Sánchez Democratic 98%
CA U.S. House 39 Ed Royce Republican 8%
CA U.S. House 40 Lucille Roybal-Allard Democratic 97%
CA U.S. House 42 Ken Calvert Republican 8%
CA U.S. House 43 Maxine Waters Democratic 98%
CA U.S. House 45 John Campbell III Republican 7%
CA U.S. House 46 Loretta Sanchez Democratic 94%
CA U.S. House 48 Dana Rohrabacher Republican 12%
CA U.S. House 49 Darrell Issa Republican 13%
CA U.S. House 50 Duncan Hunter Republican 19%
CA U.S. House 53 Susan Davis Democratic 94%
CO U.S. Senate Sr Mark Udall Democratic 94%
CO U.S. Senate Jr Michael Bennet Democratic 94%
CO U.S. House 1 Diana DeGette Democratic 96%
CO U.S. House 2 Jared Polis Democratic 90%
CO U.S. House 5 Doug Lamborn Republican 3%
CO U.S. House 6 Michael Coffman Republican 15%
CO U.S. House 7 Ed Perlmutter Democratic 97%
CO Commissioner of Agriculture John Salazar No Party Affiliation 90%
CT U.S. Senate Jr Chris Murphy Democratic 98%
CT U.S. House 1 John Larson Democratic 96%
CT U.S. House 2 Joe Courtney Democratic 98%
CT U.S. House 3 Rosa DeLauro Democratic 97%
CT U.S. House 4 Jim Himes Democratic 95%
DE U.S. Senate Sr Tom Carper Democratic 87%
FL U.S. Senate Sr Bill Nelson, Sr. Democratic 88%
FL U.S. House 1 Jefferson Miller Republican 9%
FL U.S. House 4 Ander Crenshaw Republican 12%
FL U.S. House 5 Corrine Brown Democratic 97%
FL U.S. House 7 John Mica Republican 8%
FL U.S. House 8 Bill Posey Republican 14%
FL U.S. House 9 Alan Grayson Democratic 100%
FL U.S. House 12 Gus Bilirakis Republican 20%
FL U.S. House 14 Kathy Castor Democratic 98%
FL U.S. House 16 Vern Buchanan Republican 31%
FL U.S. House 17 Tom Rooney Republican 10%
FL U.S. House 20 Alcee Hastings, Sr. Democratic 98%
FL U.S. House 23 Debbie Wasserman Schultz Democratic 99%
FL U.S. House 25 Mario Diaz-Balart Republican 30%
FL U.S. House 27 Ileana Ros-Lehtinen Republican 38%
FL Commissioner of Agriculture and Consumer Services Adam Putnam Republican 9%
GA U.S. Senate Sr Saxby Chambliss Republican 15%
GA U.S. Senate Jr Johnny Isakson Republican 16%
GA U.S. House 1 Jack Kingston Republican 15%
GA U.S. House 2 Sanford Bishop, Jr. Democratic 87%
GA U.S. House 3 Lynn Westmoreland Republican 8%
GA U.S. House 4 Hank Johnson, Jr. Democratic 98%
GA U.S. House 5 John Lewis Democratic 98%
GA U.S. House 6 Tom Price Republican 6%
GA U.S. House 10 Paul Broun Republican 0%
GA U.S. House 11 Phil Gingrey Republican 8%
GA U.S. House 12 John Barrow Democratic 83%
GA U.S. House 13 David Scott Democratic 94%
GA Governor Nathan Deal Republican 13%
HI U.S. Senate Jr Mazie Hirono Democratic 100%
HI Governor Neil Abercrombie Democratic 97%
IA U.S. Senate Sr Chuck Grassley Republican 15%
IA U.S. Senate Jr Tom Harkin Democratic 93%
IA U.S. House 1 Bruce Braley Democratic 98%
IA U.S. House 2 Dave Loebsack Democratic 98%
IA U.S. House 3 Tom Latham Republican 13%
IA U.S. House 4 Steve King Republican 8%
ID U.S. Senate Sr Mike Crapo Republican 12%
ID U.S. Senate Jr James Risch Republican 17%
ID U.S. House 2 Mike Simpson Republican 17%
IL U.S. Senate Sr Dick Durbin Democratic 95%
IL U.S. Senate Jr Mark Kirk Republican 34%
IL U.S. House 1 Bobby Rush Democratic 100%
IL U.S. House 3 Daniel Lipinski Democratic 87%
IL U.S. House 4 Luis Gutierrez Democratic 100%
IL U.S. House 5 Mike Quigley Democratic 93%
IL U.S. House 6 Peter Roskam Republican 18%
IL U.S. House 7 Danny Davis Democratic 98%
IL U.S. House 9 Jan Schakowsky Democratic 100%
IL U.S. House 11 Bill Foster Democratic 88%
IL U.S. House 15 John Shimkus Republican 27%
IL U.S. House 18 Aaron Schock Republican 15%
IN U.S. Senate Jr Joe Donnelly, Sr. Democratic 85%
IN U.S. House 1 Pete Visclosky Democratic 94%
IN U.S. House 7 André Carson Democratic 99%
IN Governor Mike Pence Republican 6%
KS U.S. Senate Sr Pat Roberts Republican 13%
KS U.S. Senate Jr Jerry Moran Republican 20%
KS U.S. House 2 Lynn Jenkins Republican 10%
KS Governor Sam Brownback Republican 10%
KY U.S. Senate Sr Mitch McConnell Republican 12%
KY U.S. House 1 Ed Whitfield Republican 17%
KY U.S. House 2 Brett Guthrie Republican 14%
KY U.S. House 3 John Yarmuth Democratic 98%
KY U.S. House 5 Hal Rogers Republican 22%
LA U.S. Senate Sr Mary Landrieu Democratic 83%
LA U.S. Senate Jr David Vitter Republican 21%
LA U.S. House 1 Steve Scalise Republican 0%
LA U.S. House 3 Charles Boustany, Jr. Republican 16%
LA U.S. House 4 John Fleming, Jr. Republican 10%
LA U.S. House 6 Bill Cassidy Republican 20%
MA U.S. Senate Jr Ed Markey Democratic 94%
MA U.S. House 1 Richard Neal Democratic 94%
MA U.S. House 2 Jim McGovern Democratic 98%
MA U.S. House 3 Niki Tsongas Democratic 100%
MA U.S. House 6 John Tierney Democratic 97%
MA U.S. House 7 Mike Capuano Democratic 97%
MA U.S. House 8 Stephen Lynch Democratic 98%
MD U.S. Senate Sr Barbara Mikulski Democratic 95%
MD U.S. Senate Jr Ben Cardin Democratic 96%
MD U.S. House 2 Dutch Ruppersberger Democratic 96%
MD U.S. House 3 John Sarbanes Democratic 98%
MD U.S. House 4 Donna Edwards Democratic 100%
MD U.S. House 5 Steny Hoyer Democratic 95%
MD U.S. House 7 Elijah Cummings Democratic 98%
MD U.S. House 8 Chris Van Hollen, Jr. Democratic 96%
ME U.S. Senate Sr Susan Collins Republican 66%
ME U.S. House 1 Chellie Pingree Democratic 100%
ME U.S. House 2 Mike Michaud Democratic 97%
MI U.S. Senate Sr Carl Levin Democratic 93%
MI U.S. Senate Jr Debbie Stabenow Democratic 98%
MI U.S. House 4 Dave Camp Republican 12%
MI U.S. House 6 Fred Upton Republican 29%
MI U.S. House 8 Mike Rogers Republican 18%
MI U.S. House 9 Sandy Levin Democratic 95%
MI U.S. House 10 Candice Miller Republican 39%
MI U.S. House 12 John Dingell Democratic 94%
MI U.S. House 13 John Conyers, Jr. Democratic 94%
MI U.S. House 14 Gary Peters Democratic 95%
MN U.S. Senate Sr Amy Klobuchar Democratic/Farmer/Labor 98%
MN U.S. Senate Jr Al Franken Democratic/Farmer/Labor 100%
MN U.S. House 1 Tim Walz Democratic/Farmer/Labor 97%
MN U.S. House 2 John Kline Republican 9%
MN U.S. House 3 Erik Paulsen Republican 14%
MN U.S. House 4 Betty McCollum Democratic/Farmer/Labor 96%
MN U.S. House 5 Keith Ellison Democratic/Farmer/Labor 97%
MN U.S. House 6 Michele Bachmann Republican 7%
MN U.S. House 7 Collin Peterson Democratic/Farmer/Labor 76%
MO U.S. Senate Sr Claire McCaskill Democratic 91%
MO U.S. Senate Jr Roy Blunt Republican 10%
MO U.S. House 1 Lacy Clay, Jr. Democratic 96%
MO U.S. House 3 Blaine Luetkemeyer Republican 10%
MO U.S. House 5 Emanuel Cleaver II Democratic 98%
MO U.S. House 6 Sam Graves Republican 21%
MS U.S. Senate Sr Thad Cochran Republican 14%
MS U.S. Senate Jr Roger Wicker Republican 21%
MS U.S. House 2 Bennie Thompson Democratic 96%
MS U.S. House 3 Gregg Harper Republican 6%
MT U.S. Senate Sr Jon Tester Democratic 91%
NA Vice President Joe Biden, Jr. Democratic 86%
NA U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry Democratic 93%
NC U.S. Senate Sr Richard Burr Republican 13%
NC U.S. Senate Jr Janet Kay Hagan Democratic 94%
NC U.S. House 1 G.K. Butterfield, Jr. Democratic 97%
NC U.S. House 3 Walter Jones, Jr. Republican 26%
NC U.S. House 4 David Price Democratic 89%
NC U.S. House 5 Virginia Foxx Republican 9%
NC U.S. House 6 Howard Coble Republican 13%
NC U.S. House 7 Mike McIntyre Democratic 80%
NC U.S. House 10 Patrick McHenry Republican 10%
NE U.S. Senate Sr Mike Johanns Republican 25%
NE U.S. House 1 Jeff Fortenberry Republican 20%

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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