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Special Interest Groups

Rating Group: Concerned Women for America

2003 Positions

State Office District Name Party Rating
AK U.S. Senate Sr Lisa Murkowski Republican 89%
AK U.S. House At-Large Don Young Republican 92%
AL U.S. Senate Sr Richard Shelby Republican 100%
AL U.S. Senate Jr Jeff Sessions III Republican 100%
AL U.S. House 3 Mike Rogers Republican 100%
AL U.S. House 4 Robert Aderholt Republican 100%
AR U.S. Senate Sr John Boozman Republican 100%
AZ U.S. Senate Sr John McCain III Republican 100%
AZ U.S. Senate Jr Jeff Flake Republican 92%
AZ U.S. House 3 Raúl Grijalva Democratic 15%
AZ U.S. House 8 Trent Franks Republican 100%
CA U.S. Senate Sr Dianne Feinstein Democratic 0%
CA U.S. Senate Jr Barbara Boxer Democratic 0%
CA U.S. House 5 Mike Thompson Democratic 25%
CA U.S. House 12 Nancy Pelosi Democratic 17%
CA U.S. House 13 Barbara Lee Democratic 8%
CA U.S. House 17 Mike Honda Democratic 17%
CA U.S. House 18 Anna Eshoo Democratic 11%
CA U.S. House 19 Zoe Lofgren Democratic 0%
CA U.S. House 20 Sam Farr Democratic 8%
CA U.S. House 22 Devin Nunes Republican 100%
CA U.S. House 24 Lois Capps Democratic 8%
CA U.S. House 28 Adam Schiff Democratic 17%
CA U.S. House 30 Brad Sherman Democratic 8%
CA U.S. House 32 Grace Napolitano Democratic 15%
CA U.S. House 34 Xavier Becerra Democratic 0%
CA U.S. House 38 Linda Sánchez Democratic 0%
CA U.S. House 39 Ed Royce Republican 100%
CA U.S. House 40 Lucille Roybal-Allard Democratic 0%
CA U.S. House 42 Ken Calvert Republican 100%
CA U.S. House 43 Maxine Waters Democratic 17%
CA U.S. House 46 Loretta Sanchez Democratic 9%
CA U.S. House 48 Dana Rohrabacher Republican 92%
CA U.S. House 49 Darrell Issa Republican 92%
CA U.S. House 53 Susan Davis Democratic 0%
CO U.S. House 1 Diana DeGette Democratic 15%
CT U.S. House 1 John Larson Democratic 10%
CT U.S. House 3 Rosa DeLauro Democratic 15%
DE U.S. Senate Sr Tom Carper Democratic 25%
FL U.S. Senate Sr Bill Nelson, Sr. Democratic 11%
FL U.S. House 1 Jeff Miller Republican 100%
FL U.S. House 4 Ander Crenshaw Republican 92%
FL U.S. House 5 Corrine Brown Democratic 27%
FL U.S. House 7 John Mica Republican 100%
FL U.S. House 20 Alcee Hastings, Sr. Democratic 8%
FL U.S. House 25 Mario Diaz-Balart Republican 100%
FL U.S. House 27 Ileana Ros-Lehtinen Republican 91%
FL Commissioner of Agriculture Adam Putnam Republican 100%
GA U.S. Senate Sr Johnny Isakson Republican 100%
GA U.S. House 2 Sanford Bishop, Jr. Democratic 69%
GA U.S. House 5 John Lewis Democratic 0%
GA U.S. House 13 David Scott Democratic 38%
GA Governor Nathan Deal Republican 100%
IA U.S. Senate Sr Chuck Grassley Republican 100%
IA U.S. House 4 Steve King Republican 100%
ID U.S. Senate Sr Mike Crapo Republican 100%
ID U.S. House 2 Mike Simpson Republican 83%
ID Governor Butch Otter Republican 92%
IL U.S. Senate Sr Dick Durbin Democratic 0%
IL U.S. Senate Jr Mark Kirk Republican 67%
IL U.S. House 1 Bobby Rush Democratic 8%
IL U.S. House 4 Luis Gutiérrez Democratic 0%
IL U.S. House 7 Danny Davis Democratic 15%
IL U.S. House 9 Jan Schakowsky Democratic 8%
IL U.S. House 15 John Shimkus Republican 100%
IL Mayor At-Large Rahm Emanuel Democratic 8%
IN U.S. House 1 Pete Visclosky Democratic 38%
IN Governor Mike Pence Republican 100%
KS U.S. Senate Sr Pat Roberts Republican 100%
KS U.S. Senate Jr Jerry Moran Republican 100%
KS Governor Sam Brownback Republican 100%
KY U.S. Senate Sr Mitch McConnell Republican 100%
KY U.S. House 1 Ed Whitfield Republican 100%
KY U.S. House 5 Hal Rogers Republican 100%
LA U.S. Senate Sr David Vitter Republican 100%
MA U.S. Senate Jr Ed Markey Democratic 8%
MA U.S. House 1 Richard Neal Democratic 23%
MA U.S. House 2 Jim McGovern Democratic 0%
MA U.S. House 7 Mike Capuano Democratic 0%
MA U.S. House 8 Stephen Lynch Democratic 54%
MD U.S. Senate Sr Barbara Mikulski Democratic 0%
MD U.S. Senate Jr Ben Cardin Democratic 17%
MD U.S. House 2 Dutch Ruppersberger Democratic 54%
MD U.S. House 5 Steny Hoyer Democratic 15%
MD U.S. House 7 Elijah Cummings Democratic 17%
MD U.S. House 8 Chris Van Hollen, Jr. Democratic 8%
ME U.S. Senate Sr Susan Collins Republican 44%
MI U.S. Senate Sr Debbie Stabenow Democratic 0%
MI U.S. House 6 Fred Upton Republican 92%
MI U.S. House 9 Sandy Levin Democratic 15%
MI U.S. House 10 Candice Miller Republican 92%
MI U.S. House 13 John Conyers, Jr. Democratic 0%
MN U.S. House 2 John Kline Republican 100%
MN U.S. House 4 Betty McCollum Democratic/Farmer/Labor 8%
MN U.S. House 7 Collin Peterson Democratic/Farmer/Labor 83%
MN Governor Mark Dayton Democratic/Farmer/Labor 0%
MO U.S. Senate Jr Roy Blunt Republican 100%
MO U.S. House 1 Lacy Clay, Jr. Democratic 8%
MO U.S. House 6 Sam Graves Republican 100%
MS U.S. Senate Sr Thad Cochran Republican 100%
MS U.S. Senate Jr Roger Wicker Republican 100%
MS U.S. House 2 Bennie Thompson Democratic 8%
NA Vice President Joe Biden, Jr. Democratic 17%
NA U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry Democratic 0%
NC U.S. Senate Sr Richard Burr Republican 92%
NC U.S. House 3 Walter Jones, Jr. Republican 100%
NC U.S. House 4 David Price Democratic 23%
NH State Senate 3 Jeb Bradley Republican 92%
NJ U.S. Senate Sr Bob Menendez Democratic 15%
NJ U.S. House 2 Frank LoBiondo Republican 92%
NJ U.S. House 4 Chris Smith Republican 100%
NJ U.S. House 5 Scott Garrett Republican 100%
NJ U.S. House 6 Frank Pallone, Jr. Democratic 23%
NJ U.S. House 9 Bill Pascrell, Jr. Democratic 46%
NJ U.S. House 11 Rodney Frelinghuysen Republican 69%
NM U.S. Senate Sr Tom Udall Democratic 23%
NM U.S. House 2 Steve Pearce Republican 100%
NV U.S. Senate Sr Harry Reid Democratic 33%
NY U.S. Senate Sr Chuck Schumer Democratic 0%
NY U.S. House 2 Pete King Republican 85%
NY U.S. House 3 Steve Israel Democratic 33%
NY U.S. House 5 Gregory Meeks Democratic 15%
NY U.S. House 7 Nydia Velázquez Democratic 8%
NY U.S. House 10 Jerry Nadler Democratic 25%
NY U.S. House 12 Carolyn Maloney Democratic 23%
NY U.S. House 13 Charlie Rangel Democratic 0%
NY U.S. House 14 Joe Crowley Democratic 38%
NY U.S. House 15 José Serrano Democratic, Working Families 27%
NY U.S. House 16 Eliot Engel Democratic 23%
NY U.S. House 17 Nita Lowey Democratic 31%
NY U.S. House 25 Louise Slaughter Democratic 25%
OH U.S. Senate Sr Sherrod Brown Democratic 23%
OH U.S. Senate Jr Rob Portman Republican 92%
OH U.S. House 1 Steve Chabot Republican 100%
OH U.S. House 8 John Boehner Republican 100%
OH U.S. House 9 Marcy Kaptur Democratic 54%
OH U.S. House 10 Mike Turner Republican 100%
OH U.S. House 12 Pat Tiberi Republican 83%
OH U.S. House 13 Tim Ryan Democratic 54%
OH Attorney General Mike DeWine Republican 100%
OK U.S. Senate Sr Jim Inhofe Republican 100%
OK U.S. House 3 Frank Lucas Republican 100%
OK U.S. House 4 Tom Cole Republican 100%
OR U.S. Senate Sr Ron Wyden Democratic 0%
OR U.S. House 2 Greg Walden Republican 77%
OR U.S. House 3 Earl Blumenauer Democratic 0%
OR U.S. House 4 Peter DeFazio Democratic 18%
PA U.S. Senate Jr Pat Toomey Republican 100%
PA U.S. House 1 Bob Brady Democratic 23%
PA U.S. House 2 Chaka Fattah, Sr. Democratic 15%
PA U.S. House 9 Bill Shuster Republican 100%
PA U.S. House 14 Mike Doyle Democratic 69%
PA U.S. House 16 Joe Pitts Republican 100%
PA U.S. House 18 Tim Murphy Republican 100%
PA Commissioner At-Large Joseph Hoeffel 25%
RI U.S. Senate Sr Jack Reed Democratic 0%
RI U.S. House 2 Jim Langevin Democratic 62%
SC U.S. Senate Sr Lindsey Graham Republican 100%
SC U.S. House 2 Joe Wilson, Sr. Republican 92%
SC U.S. House 6 Jim Clyburn Democratic 17%
TN U.S. Senate Sr Lamar Alexander Republican 100%
TN U.S. House 2 John Duncan, Jr. Republican 100%
TN U.S. House 5 Jim Cooper Democratic 38%
TN U.S. House 7 Marsha Blackburn Republican 100%
TX U.S. Senate Sr John Cornyn Republican 100%
TX U.S. House 3 Sam Johnson Republican 100%
TX U.S. House 5 Jeb Hensarling Republican 100%
TX U.S. House 6 Joe Barton Republican 100%
TX U.S. House 7 John Culberson Republican 100%
TX U.S. House 8 Kevin Brady Republican 100%
TX U.S. House 12 Kay Granger Republican 92%
TX U.S. House 13 Mac Thornberry Republican 100%
TX U.S. House 15 Rubén Hinojosa, Sr. Democratic 58%
TX U.S. House 18 Sheila Jackson Lee Democratic 8%
TX U.S. House 19 Randy Neugebauer Republican 100%
TX U.S. House 21 Lamar Smith Republican 100%
TX U.S. House 26 Michael Burgess Republican 100%
TX U.S. House 29 Gene Green Democratic 31%
TX U.S. House 30 Eddie Johnson Democratic 15%
TX U.S. House 31 John Carter Republican 100%
TX U.S. House 32 Pete Sessions Republican 100%
TX U.S. House 35 Lloyd Doggett II Democratic 23%
UT U.S. Senate Sr Orrin Hatch Republican 100%
UT U.S. House 1 Rob Bishop Republican 92%
VA U.S. House 3 Bobby Scott Democratic 0%
VA U.S. House 4 Randy Forbes Republican 100%
VA U.S. House 6 Bob Goodlatte Republican 100%
VT U.S. Senate Sr Patrick Leahy Democratic 22%
VT U.S. Senate Jr Bernie Sanders Independent 23%
WA U.S. Senate Sr Patty Murray Democratic 0%
WA U.S. Senate Jr Maria Cantwell Democratic 0%
WA U.S. House 2 Rick Larsen Democratic 25%
WA U.S. House 7 Jim McDermott Democratic 8%
WA U.S. House 9 Adam Smith Democratic 11%
WA Governor Jay Inslee Democratic 15%
WI U.S. Senate Jr Tammy Baldwin Democratic 15%
WI U.S. House 1 Paul Ryan Republican 100%
WI U.S. House 3 Ron Kind Democratic 0%
WI U.S. House 5 Jim Sensenbrenner, Jr. Republican 85%
WV U.S. Senate Jr Shelley Capito Republican 92%

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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