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Special Interest Groups

Rating Group: Federally Employed Women

2007-2008 Equality in Government Score

State Office District Name Party Rating
Neil Abercrombie 70
Gary Ackerman 70
Daniel Akaka, Sr. 80
Todd Akin 20
Rodney Alexander 50
Jason Altmire 70
Rob Andrews 60
Michael Arcuri 70
Joe Baca, Sr. 70
Michele Bachmann 40
Spencer Bachus 40
Brian Baird 70
J. Gresham Barrett 20
John Barrow 70
Roscoe Bartlett 30
Max Baucus 60
Evan Bayh 70
Melissa Bean 70
Bob Bennett 40
Shelley Berkley 70
Howard Berman 70
Marion Berry 70
Judy Biggert 40
Brian Bilbray 50
Jeff Bingaman 60
Tim Bishop 70
Kit Bond 40
Jo Bonner, Jr. 40
Mary Bono Mack 40
Dan Boren 70
Leonard Boswell 70
Rick Boucher 70
Allen Boyd, Jr. 70
Bruce Braley 70
Paul Broun 10
Henry Brown, Jr. 40
Ginny Brown-Waite 30
Jim Bunning 30
Dan Burton 30
Steve Buyer 40
Robert Byrd 60
Dave Camp 40
John Campbell III 10
Eric Cantor 40
Dennis Cardoza 70
Russ Carnahan 70
Christopher Carney 70
Mike Castle 40
Saxby Chambliss 40
Ben Chandler III 70
Travis Childers 40
Hillary Clinton 50
Howard Coble 30
Thomas Coburn 30
Kent Conrad 60
Jerry Costello 70
Artur Davis 60
Geoff Davis 40
Lincoln Davis 70
Bill Delahunt 80
James DeMint 20
Lincoln Diaz-Balart 60
Norm Dicks 50
John Dingell 70
Chris Dodd 70
Byron Dorgan 60
David Dreier 30
Chet Edwards 70
Vern Ehlers 30
Brad Ellsworth 70
Jo Ann Emerson 60
John Ensign 40
Bob Etheridge 70
Russ Feingold 60
Bob Filner 80
Barney Frank 70
Elton Gallegly 40
Jim Gerlach 70
Gabrielle Giffords 70
Phil Gingrey 30
Charlie Gonzalez 80
Bart Gordon 80
Judd Gregg 40
John Hall 70
Ralph Hall 60
Phil Hare 70
Tom Harkin 60
Jane Harman 70
Doc Hastings 30
Wally Herger, Jr. 20
Stephanie Herseth Sandlin 70
Baron Hill 70
Maurice Hinchey 70
Paul Hodes 70
Pete Hoekstra 20
Thomas Holden 70
Rush Holt, Jr. 70
Kay Hutchison 50
Bob Inglis, Sr. 30
Daniel Inouye 80
Jesse Jackson, Jr. 70
Tim Johnson 60
Timothy Johnson 70
Steve Kagen 70
Paul Kanjorski 60
Edward Kennedy, Sr. 50
Patrick Kennedy 70
Dale Kildee 70
Carolyn Kilpatrick 60
Jack Kingston 10
Ron Klein 70
Herb Kohl 60
Dennis Kucinich 80
Jon Kyl 30
Mary Landrieu 60
Tom Latham 30
Steve LaTourette 60
Frank Lautenberg 80
Carl Levin 70
Jerry Lewis 40
Joe Lieberman 70
Blanche Lincoln 70
John Linder 10
Dick Lugar 40
Dan Lungren 20
Connie Mack IV 20
Don Manzullo 40
Jim Marshall 70
Melquiades Martinez 40
Jim Matheson 70
Carolyn McCarthy 70
Thaddeus McCotter 40
John McHugh 60
Mike McIntyre 60
Buck McKeon 40
Kendrick Meek, Sr. 80
Charlie Melancon, Sr. 70
Mike Michaud 70
Gary Miller 40
George Miller 70
Brad Miller 70
Harry Mitchell 70
Alan Mollohan 70
Dennis Moore 70
Jim Moran, Jr. 90
Patrick Murphy 70
Jack Murtha 70
Sue Myrick 40
Ben Nelson 60
Jim Oberstar 60
Dave Obey 50
John Olver 70
Solomon Ortiz, Sr. 70
Ed Pastor 70
Ron Paul 30
Donald Payne 70
Tom Petri 40
Todd Platts 60
Earl Pomeroy 60
Mark Pryor 60
George Radanovich 40
Nick Rahall II 70
Denny Rehberg 40
Silvestre Reyes 70
Laura Richardson 70
Jay Rockefeller IV 60
Ciro Rodriguez 60
Mike Rogers 30
Mike Ross 70
Steve Rothman 60
John Salazar 70
Ken Salazar 70
Jean Schmidt 50
Allyson Schwartz 60
Joe Sestak, Jr. 70
John Shadegg 20
Carol Shea-Porter 70
Heath Shuler 50
Ike Skelton 70
Olympia Snowe 60
Vic Snyder 50
CA Supervisor 1 Hilda Solis 70
Mark Souder 30
Zack Space 70
Arlen Specter 70
John Spratt, Jr. 50
Pete Stark 60
Cliff Stearns 30
Bart Stupak 70
John Sullivan 40
Betty Sutton 70
John Tanner 50
Ellen Tauscher 60
Gene Taylor 60
Lee Terry 40
Todd Tiahrt 50
John Tierney 70
Ed Towns 70
Mark Udall 70
George Voinovich 40

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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