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Special Interest Groups

Rating Group: Federally Employed Women

2009 Positions

State Office District Name Party Rating
HI Governor Neil Abercrombie Democratic 80%
Gary Ackerman 100%
AL U.S. House 4 Robert Aderholt Republican 20%
John Adler 90%
Daniel Akaka, Sr. 90%
Todd Akin 20%
TN U.S. Senate Sr Lamar Alexander Republican 20%
Rodney Alexander 30%
Jason Altmire 90%
Rob Andrews 90%
Michael Arcuri 90%
Steve Austria 30%
Joe Baca, Sr. 70%
MN U.S. House 6 Michele Bachmann Republican 20%
AL U.S. House 6 Spencer Bachus Republican 40%
Brian Baird 70%
WI U.S. Senate Jr Tammy Baldwin Democratic 100%
WY U.S. Senate Jr John Barrasso Republican 20%
J. Gresham Barrett 20%
GA U.S. House 12 John Barrow Democratic 90%
Roscoe Bartlett 40%
TX U.S. House 6 Joe Barton Republican 20%
Max Baucus 60%
Evan Bayh 70%
Melissa Bean 100%
CA U.S. House 34 Xavier Becerra Democratic 70%
AK U.S. Senate Jr Mark Begich Democratic 60%
CO U.S. Senate Jr Michael Bennet Democratic 60%
Bob Bennett 20%
Shelley Berkley 90%
Howard Berman 90%
Marion Berry 70%
Judy Biggert 50%
Brian Bilbray 40%
Michael Bilirakis 40%
Jeff Bingaman 60%
UT U.S. House 1 Rob Bishop Republican 30%
GA U.S. House 2 Sanford Bishop, Jr. Democratic 80%
NY U.S. House 1 Tim Bishop Democratic 90%
TN U.S. House 7 Marsha Blackburn Republican 20%
OR U.S. House 3 Earl Blumenauer Democratic 70%
MO U.S. Senate Jr Roy Blunt Republican 30%
John Boccieri 90%
OH U.S. House 8 John Boehner Republican 20%
Kit Bond 10%
Jo Bonner, Jr. 20%
Mary Bono Mack 40%
AR U.S. Senate Jr John Boozman Republican 30%
Dan Boren 70%
Leonard Boswell 70%
Rick Boucher 70%
LA U.S. House 3 Charles Boustany, Jr. Republican 30%
CA U.S. Senate Jr Barbara Boxer Democratic 90%
Allen Boyd, Jr. 40%
TX U.S. House 8 Kevin Brady Republican 30%
PA U.S. House 1 Bob Brady Democratic 90%
IA U.S. House 1 Bruce Braley Democratic 100%
Bobby Bright 50%
GA U.S. House 10 Paul Broun Republican 20%
FL U.S. House 5 Corrine Brown Democratic 90%
Henry Brown, Jr. 40%
OH U.S. Senate Sr Sherrod Brown Democratic 70%
KS Governor Sam Brownback Republican 10%
Ginny Brown-Waite 40%
FL U.S. House 16 Vern Buchanan Republican 50%
Jim Bunning 10%
TX U.S. House 26 Michael Burgess Republican 30%
NC U.S. Senate Sr Richard Burr Republican 20%
Roland Burris 80%
Dan Burton 30%
NC U.S. House 1 G.K. Butterfield, Jr. Democratic 80%
Steve Buyer 30%
Robert Byrd 50%
CA U.S. House 42 Ken Calvert Republican 30%
MI U.S. House 4 Dave Camp Republican 30%
CA U.S. House 45 John Campbell III Republican 10%
VA U.S. House 7 Eric Cantor Republican 30%
WA U.S. Senate Jr Maria Cantwell Democratic 70%
Joseph Cao 70%
WV U.S. House 2 Shelley Capito Republican 40%
CA U.S. House 24 Lois Capps Democratic 100%
MA U.S. House 7 Mike Capuano Democratic 70%
MD U.S. Senate Jr Ben Cardin Democratic 90%
Dennis Cardoza 80%
Russ Carnahan 90%
Christopher Carney 80%
DE U.S. Senate Sr Tom Carper Democratic 60%
Julia Carson 100%
TX U.S. House 31 John Carter Republican 30%
PA U.S. Senate Sr Bob Casey, Jr. Democratic 90%
LA U.S. House 6 Bill Cassidy Republican 40%
Mike Castle 50%
FL U.S. House 14 Kathy Castor Democratic 90%
UT U.S. House 3 Jason Chaffetz Republican 20%
GA U.S. Senate Sr Saxby Chambliss Republican 20%
Ben Chandler III 90%
Travis Childers 60%
CA U.S. House 27 Judy Chu Democratic 40%
NY U.S. House 9 Yvette Clarke Democratic 80%
William Clay, Sr. 100%
MO U.S. House 5 Emanuel Cleaver II Democratic 90%
SC U.S. House 6 Jim Clyburn Democratic 80%
NC U.S. House 6 Howard Coble Republican 20%
OK U.S. Senate Jr Thomas Coburn Republican 0%
MS U.S. Senate Sr Thad Cochran Republican 30%
CO U.S. House 6 Michael Coffman Republican 20%
TN U.S. House 9 Steve Cohen Democratic 100%
OK U.S. House 4 Tom Cole Republican 20%
ME U.S. Senate Sr Susan Collins Republican 70%
TX U.S. House 11 Mike Conaway Republican 20%
VA U.S. House 11 Gerry Connolly Democratic 100%
Kent Conrad 60%
MI U.S. House 13 John Conyers, Jr. Democratic 60%
TN U.S. House 5 Jim Cooper Democratic 80%
TN U.S. Senate Jr Robert Corker Republican 30%
TX U.S. Senate Sr John Cornyn Republican 30%
CA U.S. House 16 Jim Costa Democratic 80%
Jerry Costello 90%
CT U.S. House 2 Joe Courtney Democratic 70%
ID U.S. Senate Sr Mike Crapo Republican 30%
FL U.S. House 4 Ander Crenshaw Republican 30%
NY U.S. House 14 Joe Crowley Democratic 90%
TX U.S. House 28 Henry Cuellar Democratic 100%
TX U.S. House 7 John Culberson Republican 20%
MD U.S. House 7 Elijah Cummings Democratic 100%
Kathy Dahlkemper 80%
Artur Davis 70%
IL U.S. House 7 Danny Davis Democratic 70%
Geoff Davis 30%
Lincoln Davis 90%
CA U.S. House 53 Susan Davis Democratic 100%
GA Governor Nathan Deal Republican 10%
OR U.S. House 4 Peter DeFazio Democratic 90%
CO U.S. House 1 Diana DeGette Democratic 100%
Bill Delahunt 90%
CT U.S. House 3 Rosa DeLauro Democratic 100%
James DeMint 0%
PA U.S. House 15 Charlie Dent Republican 50%
Lincoln Diaz-Balart 50%
FL U.S. House 25 Mario Diaz-Balart Republican 40%
Norm Dicks 80%
MI U.S. House 12 John Dingell Democratic 90%
Chris Dodd 80%
TX U.S. House 35 Lloyd Doggett II Democratic 80%
IN U.S. Senate Jr Joe Donnelly, Sr. Democratic 90%
Byron Dorgan 60%
PA U.S. House 14 Mike Doyle, Jr. Democratic 90%
David Dreier 30%
Steve Driehaus 90%
TN U.S. House 2 John Duncan, Jr. Republican 40%
IL U.S. Senate Sr Dick Durbin Democratic 90%
MD U.S. House 4 Donna Edwards Democratic 90%
Chet Edwards 100%
Vern Ehlers 30%
MN U.S. House 5 Keith Ellison Democratic/Farmer/Labor 90%
Brad Ellsworth 90%
Bill Emerson 30%
NY U.S. House 16 Eliot Engel Democratic 100%
John Ensign 10%
WY U.S. Senate Sr Mike Enzi Republican 20%
CA U.S. House 18 Anna Eshoo Democratic 90%
Bob Etheridge 80%
OK Governor Mary Fallin Republican 40%
CA U.S. House 20 Sam Farr Democratic 100%
PA U.S. House 2 Chaka Fattah, Sr. Democratic 90%
Russ Feingold 60%
CA U.S. Senate Sr Dianne Feinstein Democratic 70%
Bob Filner 80%
AZ U.S. Senate Jr Jeff Flake Republican 20%
LA U.S. House 4 John Fleming, Jr. Republican 30%
VA U.S. House 4 Randy Forbes Republican 30%
NE U.S. House 1 Jeff Fortenberry Republican 30%
IL U.S. House 11 Bill Foster Democratic 90%
NC U.S. House 5 Virginia Foxx Republican 50%
Barney Frank 80%
MN U.S. Senate Jr Al Franken Democratic/Farmer/Labor 10%
AZ U.S. House 8 Trent Franks Republican 20%
NJ U.S. House 11 Rodney Frelinghuysen Republican 50%
OH U.S. House 11 Marcia Fudge Democratic 90%
Elton Gallegly 40%
NJ U.S. House 5 Scott Garrett Republican 30%
PA U.S. House 6 Jim Gerlach Republican 50%
Gabrielle Giffords 80%
NY U.S. Senate Jr Kirsten Gillibrand Democratic 50%
GA U.S. House 11 Phil Gingrey Republican 20%
TX U.S. House 1 Louie Gohmert Republican 30%
Charlie Gonzalez 80%
VA U.S. House 6 Bob Goodlatte Republican 30%
Bart Gordon 90%
SC U.S. Senate Sr Lindsey Graham Republican 20%
TX U.S. House 12 Kay Granger Republican 20%
IA U.S. Senate Sr Chuck Grassley Republican 30%
MO U.S. House 6 Sam Graves Republican 40%
FL U.S. House 9 Alan Grayson Democratic 90%
TX U.S. House 9 Al Green Democratic 90%
TX U.S. House 29 Gene Green Democratic 90%
Judd Gregg 30%
Parker Griffith, Jr. 70%
AZ U.S. House 3 Raúl Grijalva Democratic 80%
KY U.S. House 2 Brett Guthrie Republican 30%

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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