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Special Interest Groups

Rating Group: Federally Employed Women

2010 Positions

State Office District Name Party Rating
CA U.S. Senate Jr Barbara Boxer Democratic 90%
TN U.S. House 9 Steve Cohen Democratic 90%
VA U.S. House 11 Gerry Connolly Democratic 90%
MD U.S. House 7 Elijah Cummings Democratic 90%
MD U.S. House 3 John Sarbanes Democratic 90%
WI U.S. Senate Jr Tammy Baldwin Democratic 80%
AK U.S. Senate Jr Mark Begich Democratic 80%
Roland Burris 80%
MD U.S. Senate Jr Ben Cardin Democratic 80%
PA U.S. Senate Sr Bob Casey, Jr. Democratic 80%
MO U.S. House 1 Lacy Clay, Jr. Democratic 80%
IL U.S. Senate Sr Dick Durbin Democratic 80%
Bob Filner 80%
HI U.S. Senate Jr Mazie Hirono Democratic 80%
GA U.S. House 4 Hank Johnson, Jr. Democratic 80%
NA U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry Democratic 80%
Frank Lautenberg 80%
CA U.S. House 19 Zoe Lofgren Democratic 80%
MA U.S. House 2 Jim McGovern Democratic 80%
NJ U.S. Senate Sr Bob Menendez Democratic 80%
WA U.S. Senate Sr Patty Murray Democratic 80%
VT U.S. Senate Jr Bernie Sanders Independent 80%
IL U.S. House 9 Jan Schakowsky Democratic 80%
PA U.S. House 13 Allyson Schwartz Democratic 80%
Pete Stark 80%
MD U.S. House 8 Chris Van Hollen, Jr. Democratic 80%
FL U.S. House 23 Debbie Wasserman Schultz Democratic 80%
Gary Ackerman 70%
John Adler 70%
Daniel Akaka, Sr. 70%
Howard Berman 70%
Judy Biggert 70%
GA U.S. House 2 Sanford Bishop, Jr. Democratic 70%
NY U.S. House 1 Tim Bishop Democratic 70%
Rick Boucher 70%
PA U.S. House 1 Bob Brady Democratic 70%
IA U.S. House 1 Bruce Braley Democratic 70%
OH U.S. Senate Sr Sherrod Brown Democratic 70%
CA U.S. House 24 Lois Capps Democratic 70%
MA U.S. House 7 Mike Capuano Democratic 70%
Russ Carnahan 70%
IN U.S. House 7 André Carson Democratic 70%
CT U.S. House 2 Joe Courtney Democratic 70%
IL U.S. House 7 Danny Davis Democratic 70%
CO U.S. House 1 Diana DeGette Democratic 70%
MI U.S. House 12 John Dingell Democratic 70%
Chris Dodd 70%
Chet Edwards 70%
MN U.S. House 5 Keith Ellison Democratic/Farmer/Labor 70%
CA U.S. House 20 Sam Farr Democratic 70%
NY U.S. Senate Jr Kirsten Gillibrand Democratic 70%
Charlie Gonzalez 70%
Bart Gordon 70%
TX U.S. House 9 Al Green Democratic 70%
AZ U.S. House 3 Raúl Grijalva Democratic 70%
IL U.S. House 4 Luis Gutierrez Democratic 70%
Stephanie Herseth Sandlin 70%
NJ U.S. House 12 Rush Holt, Jr. Democratic 70%
Daniel Inouye 70%
NY U.S. House 3 Steve Israel Democratic 70%
SD U.S. Senate Sr Timothy Johnson Democratic 70%
Patrick Kennedy 70%
WA U.S. House 2 Rick Larsen Democratic 70%
VT U.S. Senate Sr Patrick Leahy Democratic 70%
Joe Lieberman 70%
NJ U.S. House 2 Frank LoBiondo Republican 70%
IA U.S. House 2 Dave Loebsack Democratic 70%
NY U.S. House 12 Carolyn Maloney Democratic 70%
MN U.S. House 4 Betty McCollum Democratic/Farmer/Labor 70%
NC U.S. House 7 Mike McIntyre Democratic 70%
CA U.S. House 9 Jerry McNerney Democratic 70%
OR U.S. Senate Jr Jeff Merkley Democratic 70%
MD U.S. Senate Sr Barbara Mikulski Democratic 70%
CA U.S. House 11 George Miller Democratic 70%
Dennis Moore 70%
VA U.S. House 8 Jim Moran, Jr. Democratic 70%
FL U.S. Senate Sr Bill Nelson, Sr. Democratic 70%
AZ U.S. House 7 Ed Pastor Democratic 70%
MI U.S. House 14 Gary Peters Democratic 70%
ME U.S. House 1 Chellie Pingree Democratic 70%
Todd Platts 70%
NC U.S. House 4 David Price Democratic 70%
Laura Richardson 70%
Mike Ross 70%
MD U.S. House 2 Dutch Ruppersberger Democratic 70%
CA U.S. House 46 Loretta Sanchez Democratic 70%
NH U.S. House 1 Carol Shea-Porter Democratic 70%
CA U.S. House 30 Brad Sherman Democratic 70%
NJ U.S. House 8 Albio Sires Democratic 70%
CA U.S. House 14 Jackie Speier Democratic 70%
MI U.S. Senate Jr Debbie Stabenow Democratic 70%
Betty Sutton 70%
MA U.S. House 6 John Tierney Democratic 70%
NM U.S. Senate Sr Tom Udall Democratic 70%
CA U.S. House 33 Henry Waxman Democratic 70%
Jim Webb, Jr. 70%
Lynn Woolsey 70%
KY U.S. House 3 John Yarmuth Democratic 70%
Jason Altmire 60%
Rob Andrews 60%
Michael Arcuri 60%
Joe Baca, Sr. 60%
GA U.S. House 12 John Barrow Democratic 60%
Melissa Bean 60%
Shelley Berkley 60%
FL U.S. House 12 Gus Bilirakis Republican 60%
Mary Bono Mack 60%
Dan Burton 60%
WA U.S. Senate Jr Maria Cantwell Democratic 60%
Dennis Cardoza 60%
Christopher Carney 60%
FL U.S. House 14 Kathy Castor Democratic 60%
Ben Chandler III 60%
Jerry Costello 60%
NY U.S. House 14 Joe Crowley Democratic 60%
TX U.S. House 28 Henry Cuellar Democratic 60%
Kathy Dahlkemper 60%
Lincoln Davis 60%
CA U.S. House 53 Susan Davis Democratic 60%
OR U.S. House 4 Peter DeFazio Democratic 60%
Bill Delahunt 60%
CT U.S. House 3 Rosa DeLauro Democratic 60%
TX U.S. House 35 Lloyd Doggett II Democratic 60%
Byron Dorgan 60%
PA U.S. House 14 Mike Doyle Democratic 60%
Brad Ellsworth 60%
NY U.S. House 16 Eliot Engel Democratic 60%
Bob Etheridge 60%
CA U.S. Senate Sr Dianne Feinstein Democratic 60%
VA U.S. House 4 Randy Forbes Republican 60%
MN U.S. Senate Jr Al Franken Democratic/Farmer/Labor 60%
NJ U.S. House 11 Rodney Frelinghuysen Republican 60%
Gabrielle Giffords 60%
VA U.S. House 6 Bob Goodlatte Republican 60%
MO U.S. House 6 Sam Graves Republican 60%
TX U.S. House 29 Gene Green Democratic 60%
TX U.S. House 4 Ralph Hall Republican 60%
IA U.S. Senate Jr Tom Harkin Democratic 60%
NM U.S. Senate Jr Martin Heinrich Democratic 60%
NY U.S. House 26 Brian Higgins Democratic 60%
Maurice Hinchey 60%
Thomas Holden 60%
CA U.S. House 17 Mike Honda Democratic 60%
Jesse Jackson, Jr. 60%
TX U.S. House 18 Sheila Jackson Lee Democratic 60%
TX U.S. House 30 Eddie Johnson Democratic 60%
NC U.S. House 3 Walter Jones, Jr. Republican 60%
Paul Kanjorski 60%
OH U.S. House 9 Marcy Kaptur Democratic 60%
Ted Kaufman 60%
Dale Kildee 60%
Carolyn Kilpatrick 60%
Mary Jo Kilroy 60%
IL U.S. Senate Jr Mark Kirk Republican 60%
Ron Klein 60%
Suzanne Kosmas 60%
Frank Kratovil, Jr. 60%
Dennis Kucinich 60%
LA U.S. Senate Sr Mary Landrieu Democratic 60%
CT U.S. House 1 John Larson Democratic 60%
MI U.S. Senate Sr Carl Levin Democratic 60%
GA U.S. House 5 John Lewis Democratic 60%
IL U.S. House 3 Daniel Lipinski Democratic 60%
MA U.S. House 8 Stephen Lynch Democratic 60%
NY U.S. House 24 Dan Maffei Democratic, Working Families 60%
Betsy Markey 60%
Jim Marshall 60%
CA U.S. House 6 Doris Matsui Democratic 60%
NY U.S. House 4 Carolyn McCarthy Democratic 60%
Thaddeus McCotter 60%
Kendrick Meek, Sr. 60%
NY U.S. House 5 Gregory Meeks Democratic 60%
ME U.S. House 2 Mike Michaud Democratic 60%
Brad Miller 60%
Walt Minnick 60%
Harry Mitchell 60%
CT U.S. Senate Jr Chris Murphy Democratic 60%
CA U.S. House 32 Grace Napolitano Democratic 60%
Glenn Nye III 60%
Jim Oberstar 60%
John Olver 60%
NJ U.S. House 6 Frank Pallone, Jr. Democratic 60%
NJ U.S. House 9 Bill Pascrell, Jr. Democratic 60%
MN U.S. House 7 Collin Peterson Democratic/Farmer/Labor 60%
CO U.S. House 2 Jared Polis Democratic 60%
IL U.S. House 5 Mike Quigley Democratic 60%
WV U.S. House 3 Nick Rahall II Democratic 60%
RI U.S. Senate Sr Jack Reed Democratic 60%
Silvestre Reyes 60%
WV U.S. Senate Sr Jay Rockefeller IV Democratic 60%
Ciro Rodriguez 60%
IL U.S. House 1 Bobby Rush Democratic 60%
OH U.S. House 13 Tim Ryan Democratic 60%
Mark Schauer 60%
NY U.S. Senate Sr Chuck Schumer Democratic 60%
GA U.S. House 13 David Scott Democratic 60%
VA U.S. House 3 Bobby Scott Democratic 60%
Joe Sestak, Jr. 60%
NY U.S. House 25 Louise Slaughter Democratic 60%
NJ U.S. House 4 Chris Smith Republican 60%

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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