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Special Interest Groups

Rating Group: Consumer Federation of America

2000 Positions

State Office District Name Party Rating
Gary Ackerman 78%
Daniel Akaka, Sr. 90%
Wayne Allard 10%
Thomas Allen 89%
Rob Andrews 89%
Richard Armey 44%
Joe Baca, Sr. 78%
Brian Baird 89%
Richard Hugh Baker 33%
Cass Ballenger 44%
James Barcia 56%
Bob Barr, Jr. 22%
Roscoe Bartlett 44%
Charlie Bass 56%
Max Baucus 80%
Evan Bayh 70%
Bob Bennett 10%
Kenneth Bentsen, Jr. 78%
Douglas Bereuter 56%
Shelley Berkley 100%
Howard Berman 89%
Marion Berry 78%
Judy Biggert 44%
Michael Bilirakis 78%
Jeff Bingaman 70%
Rod Blagojevich 89%
Sherwood Boehlert 67%
Kit Bond 10%
Henry Bonilla 33%
David Edward Bonior 89%
Mary Bono Mack 67%
Robert Borski, Jr. 89%
Leonard Boswell 89%
Rick Boucher 78%
Allen Boyd, Jr. 56%
John Breaux 60%
Ed Bryant 44%
Jim Bunning 10%
Conrad Burns 20%
Dan Burton 44%
Steve Buyer 44%
Robert Byrd 80%
Herbert Callahan 33%
Ben Campbell 10%
Chris Cannon 44%
Julia Carson 88%
Mike Castle 67%
Eva Clayton 67%
Joseph Maxwell Cleland 70%
Robert Clement 44%
Michael Collins 44%
Larry Combest 33%
Gary Condit 56%
Kent Conrad 56%
John Cooksey 22%
Jerry Costello 78%
Christopher Cox 44%
William Coyne 89%
Larry Craig 10%
Robert Cramer 44%
Philip Crane 33%
Barbara Cubin 22%
Randall Cunningham 56%
Thomas Daschle 80%
James Davis 78%
Thomas Davis III 44%
Bill Delahunt 89%
Thomas DeLay 33%
James DeMint 33%
Peter Deutsch 100%
Lincoln Diaz-Balart 67%
Norm Dicks 89%
Julian Dixon 100%
Chris Dodd 80%
Pete Domenici, Jr. 10%
Calvin Dooley 44%
John Doolittle 33%
David Dreier 44%
Jennifer Dunn 56%
John Edwards 90%
Chet Edwards 88%
Vern Ehlers 78%
Bob Ehrlich, Jr. 67%
Jo Ann Emerson 44%
Philip English 56%
Bob Etheridge 78%
Lane Evans 89%
Russ Feingold 100%
Bob Filner 78%
Peter Fitzgerald 86%
Ernest Fletcher 44%
Mark Foley 56%
Harold Ford, Jr. 78%
Vito Fossella, Jr. 44%
Barney Frank 67%
William Frist 20%
Jonas Frost III 78%
Elton Gallegly 56%
John Ganske 56%
George Gekas 44%
Richard Andrew Gephardt 78%
Jim Gibbons 44%
Wayne Gilchrest 67%
Paul Gillmor 33%
Benjamin Gilman 89%
Charlie Gonzalez 67%
Virgil Goode, Jr. 44%
Bart Gordon 56%
Porter Goss 56%
Daniel Graham 80%
William Phillip Gramm 20%
Mark Green 44%
James Greenwood 56%
Judd Gregg 20%
Gilbert Gutknecht 56%
Tony Hall 67%
James Hansen 44%
Robert Hayes 44%
J.D. Hayworth, Jr. 33%
Joel Hefley 33%
Jesse Helms 0%
Wally Herger, Jr. 33%
Baron Hill 78%
Van Hilleary 44%
Earl Hilliard, Jr. 78%
Maurice Hinchey 89%
David Lee Hobson 67%
PA Commissioner At-Large Joseph Hoeffel 89%
Pete Hoekstra 56%
Thomas Holden 78%
Ernest Hollings 80%
Darlene Hooley 89%
Stephen Horn 78%
John Nathan Hostettler 22%
Amory Houghton, Jr. 44%
Kenny Hulshof 33%
Duncan Hunter 56%
Asa Hutchinson 33%
Y. Tim Hutchinson 20%
Kay Hutchison 10%
Henry Hyde 33%
Daniel Inouye 75%
Ernest Istook, Jr. 44%
Jesse Jackson, Jr. 100%
William Jefferson 78%
James Merrill Jeffords 50%
William Lewis Jenkins 33%
Christopher John 44%
Nancy Johnson 67%
Paul Kanjorski 89%
Sue Kelly 56%
Edward Kennedy, Sr. 100%
Patrick Kennedy 89%
Dale Kildee 89%
Carolyn Kilpatrick 100%
Gerald Kleczka 89%
Joseph Knollenberg 44%
Herb Kohl 90%
James Kolbe 33%
Dennis Kucinich 89%
Jon Kyl 20%
John LaFalce 89%
Ray LaHood 78%
Nicholas Lampson 89%
Tom Lantos 89%
Stephen Largent 33%
Steve LaTourette 56%
James Leach 56%
Jerry Lewis 33%
Ron Lewis 44%
Joe Lieberman 60%
Blanche Lincoln 40%
John Linder 33%
William Lipinski 78%
Trent Lott, Sr. 10%
Dick Lugar 40%
William Luther 100%
James Maloney 78%
Don Manzullo 44%
Frank Mascara 89%
Robert Matsui 89%
Karen McCarthy 78%
James McCrery III 33%
John McHugh 67%
Scott McInnis 56%
Cynthia Ann McKinney 89%
Michael McNulty 67%
Martin Meehan 78%
Carrie Meek 89%
Juanita Millender-McDonald 100%
Dan Miller 44%
Patsy Takemoto Mink 100%
John Moakley 86%
Alan Mollohan 56%
Dennis Moore 89%
Constance Morella 67%
Frank Murkowski 10%
Jack Murtha 78%
Sue Myrick 22%
George Nethercutt, Jr. 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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