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Special Interest Groups

Rating Group: Federally Employed Women

2005-2006 Positions

State Office District Name Party Rating
Gary Ackerman 70%
Daniel Akaka, Sr. 100%
Todd Akin 0%
Rodney Alexander 30%
Wayne Allard 20%
Thomas Allen 80%
Rob Andrews 70%
Joe Baca, Sr. 70%
Brian Baird 70%
Richard Hugh Baker 10%
J. Gresham Barrett 10%
Roscoe Bartlett 30%
Max Baucus 40%
Evan Bayh 80%
Melissa Bean 60%
Bob Bennett 10%
Shelley Berkley 70%
Howard Berman 70%
Marion Berry 70%
Judy Biggert 40%
Brian Bilbray 20%
Jeff Bingaman 80%
Kit Bond 20%
Jo Bonner, Jr. 30%
Mary Bono Mack 50%
Dan Boren 70%
Leonard Boswell 70%
Rick Boucher 70%
Allen Boyd, Jr. 70%
Henry Brown, Jr. 30%
Ginny Brown-Waite 30%
Jim Bunning 30%
Dan Burton 10%
Steve Buyer 10%
Robert Byrd 90%
Chris Cannon 10%
Dennis Cardoza 80%
Russ Carnahan 80%
Julia Carson 60%
Mike Castle 30%
Ben Chandler III 70%
Hillary Clinton 90%
Norm Coleman 30%
Kent Conrad 80%
Jerry Costello 70%
Larry Craig 20%
Robert Cramer 70%
Barbara Cubin 20%
Artur Davis 60%
Geoff Davis 40%
Jo Ann Davis 50%
Lincoln Davis 70%
Thomas Davis III 70%
Bill Delahunt 80%
James DeMint 30%
Lincoln Diaz-Balart 50%
Norm Dicks 70%
Chris Dodd 100%
Elizabeth Dole 30%
Pete Domenici, Jr. 30%
John Doolittle 40%
Byron Dorgan 90%
Thelma Drake 40%
David Dreier 10%
Chet Edwards 80%
Vern Ehlers 40%
Jo Ann Emerson 50%
Philip English 50%
John Ensign 20%
Bob Etheridge 70%
Terry Everett 10%
Tom Feeney 0%
Russ Feingold 80%
Michael Ferguson 50%
Bob Filner 80%
Vito Fossella, Jr. 30%
Barney Frank 70%
Elton Gallegly 50%
Wayne Gilchrest 30%
Paul Gillmor 30%
Charlie Gonzalez 80%
Virgil Goode, Jr. 30%
Bart Gordon 90%
Judd Gregg 30%
Jane Harman 50%
J. Dennis Hastert 0%
Robert Hayes 30%
Wally Herger, Jr. 10%
Stephanie Herseth Sandlin 80%
Maurice Hinchey 80%
David Lee Hobson 30%
Pete Hoekstra 0%
Thomas Holden 60%
Darlene Hooley 80%
Kenny Hulshof 30%
Duncan Hunter 10%
Kay Hutchison 20%
Bob Inglis, Sr. 20%
Daniel Inouye 80%
Jesse Jackson, Jr. 70%
William Jefferson 90%
Tim Johnson 50%
Paul Kanjorski 60%
Ric Keller 10%
Edward Kennedy, Sr. 80%
Patrick Kennedy 70%
Dale Kildee 70%
Carolyn Kilpatrick 70%
Joseph Knollenberg 30%
Herb Kohl 80%
Dennis Kucinich 80%
John Kuhl, Jr. 50%
Jon Kyl 20%
Ray LaHood 60%
Tom Lantos 70%
Steve LaTourette 70%
Frank Lautenberg 100%
Jerry Lewis 40%
Ron Lewis 50%
Joe Lieberman 70%
Blanche Lincoln 100%
John Linder 0%
Trent Lott, Sr. 20%
Dick Lugar 20%
Dan Lungren 10%
Connie Mack IV 0%
Don Manzullo 30%
Jim Marshall 60%
Melquiades Martinez 20%
Thaddeus McCotter 70%
James McCrery III 20%
John McHugh 50%
Michael McNulty 80%
Martin Meehan 70%
Kendrick Meek, Sr. 80%
Charlie Melancon, Sr. 80%
Juanita Millender-McDonald 70%
Brad Miller 70%
Alan Mollohan 80%
Dennis Moore 70%
Jack Murtha 70%
Marilyn Musgrave 20%
Sue Myrick 10%
Ben Nelson 60%
Charles Norwood, Jr. 20%
Jim Oberstar 70%
Dave Obey 50%
John Olver 70%
Solomon Ortiz, Sr. 80%
Ron Paul 50%
Donald Payne 80%
John Peterson 20%
Charles Pickering, Jr. 40%
Todd Platts 50%
Earl Pomeroy 70%
Jon Porter, Sr. 40%
Deborah Pryce 40%
George Radanovich 10%
James Ramstad 40%
Ralph Regula 50%
Denny Rehberg 20%
Richard Renzi 50%
Silvestre Reyes 70%
Thomas Reynolds 30%
Mike Ross 70%
Steve Rothman 80%
Ken Salazar 80%
Jim Saxton 50%
Jean Schmidt 30%
John Shadegg 10%
Christopher Shays 70%
Ike Skelton 60%
Gordon Smith 40%
Olympia Snowe 70%
Vic Snyder 60%
Hilda Solis 70%
Mark Souder 30%
Arlen Specter 50%
John Spratt, Jr. 60%
Pete Stark 70%
Cliff Stearns 10%
Ted Stevens 20%
Bart Stupak 60%
John Sullivan 20%
John Sununu 30%
Tom Tancredo 20%
John Tanner 60%
Ellen Tauscher 70%
Gene Taylor 50%
Craig Thomas 30%
Todd Tiahrt 0%
Ed Towns 70%
Stephanie Tubbs Jones 80%
George Voinovich 20%
James Walsh 50%
Zach Wamp 20%
John Warner 30%
Diane Watson 80%
Mel Watt 50%
Anthony Weiner 70%

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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