State Office Name Party Rating
AK U.S. House-At-Large Don Young R 13%
AL U.S. Senate-Sr Richard Shelby R 17%
AL U.S. Senate-Jr Jeff Sessions III R 8%
AL U.S. House-4 Robert Aderholt R 20%
AL U.S. House-6 Spencer Bachus R 20%
AZ U.S. Senate-Sr John McCain III R 33%
AZ U.S. House-5 Matt Salmon R 7%
AZ U.S. House-7 Ed Pastor D 87%
CA U.S. Senate-Sr Dianne Feinstein D 75%
CA U.S. Senate-Jr Barbara Boxer D 83%
CA U.S. House-5 Mike Thompson D 87%
CA U.S. House-11 George Miller D 93%
CA U.S. House-12 Nancy Pelosi D 87%
CA U.S. House-13 Barbara Lee D 93%
CA U.S. House-18 Anna Eshoo D 73%
CA U.S. House-19 Zoe Lofgren D 53%
CA U.S. House-20 Sam Farr D 87%
CA U.S. House-24 Lois Capps D 80%
CA U.S. House-25 Buck McKeon R 13%
CA U.S. House-30 Brad Sherman D 100%
CA U.S. House-31 Gary Miller R 0%
CA U.S. House-32 Grace Napolitano D 87%
CA U.S. House-33 Henry Waxman D 87%
CA U.S. House-34 Xavier Becerra D 80%
CA U.S. House-39 Ed Royce R 13%
CA U.S. House-40 Lucille Roybal-Allard D 100%
CA U.S. House-42 Ken Calvert R 0%
CA U.S. House-43 Maxine Waters D 93%
CA U.S. House-46 Loretta Sanchez D 73%
CA U.S. House-48 Dana Rohrabacher R 27%
CO U.S. Senate-Sr Mark Udall D 87%
CO U.S. House-1 Diana DeGette D 87%
CT U.S. House-1 John Larson D 80%
CT U.S. House-3 Rosa DeLauro D 100%
FL U.S. House-5 Corrine Brown D 87%
FL U.S. House-7 John Mica R 20%
FL U.S. House-20 Alcee Hastings, Sr. D 73%
FL U.S. House-27 Ileana Ros-Lehtinen R 27%
FL Justice of the Supreme Court Charles Canady 13%
GA U.S. Senate-Sr Saxby Chambliss R 20%
GA U.S. Senate-Jr Johnny Isakson R 15%
GA U.S. House-1 Jack Kingston R 13%
GA U.S. House-2 Sanford Bishop, Jr. D 73%
GA U.S. House-5 John Lewis D 100%
GA Governor Nathan Deal R 33%
HI Governor Neil Abercrombie D 100%
IA U.S. Senate-Sr Chuck Grassley R 17%
IA U.S. Senate-Jr Tom Harkin D 83%
IA U.S. House-3 Tom Latham R 0%
ID U.S. Senate-Sr Mike Crapo R 8%
ID U.S. House-2 Mike Simpson R 0%
IL U.S. Senate-Sr Dick Durbin D 83%
IL U.S. House-1 Bobby Rush D 80%
IL U.S. House-4 Luis Gutierrez D 100%
IL U.S. House-7 Danny Davis D 100%
IL U.S. House-9 Jan Schakowsky D 87%
IL U.S. House-15 John Shimkus R 7%
IN U.S. House-1 Pete Visclosky D 100%
KS U.S. Senate-Sr Pat Roberts R 8%
KS U.S. Senate-Jr Jerry Moran R 13%
KS Governor Sam Brownback R 17%
KY U.S. Senate-Sr Mitch McConnell R 0%
KY U.S. House-1 Ed Whitfield R 0%
KY U.S. House-5 Hal Rogers R 20%
LA U.S. Senate-Sr Mary Landrieu D 58%
LA U.S. Senate-Jr David Vitter R 8%
MA U.S. Senate-Jr Ed Markey D 93%
MA U.S. House-1 Richard Neal D 73%
MA U.S. House-2 Jim McGovern D 100%
MA U.S. House-6 John Tierney D 93%
MA U.S. House-7 Mike Capuano D 100%
MD U.S. Senate-Sr Barbara Mikulski D 83%
MD U.S. Senate-Jr Ben Cardin D 73%
MD U.S. House-5 Steny Hoyer D 73%
MD U.S. House-7 Elijah Cummings D 93%
ME U.S. Senate-Sr Susan Collins R 50%
ME Councilor-At-Large John Baldacci D 100%
MI U.S. Senate-Sr Carl Levin D 75%
MI U.S. Senate-Jr Debbie Stabenow D 93%
MI U.S. House-4 Dave Camp R 0%
MI U.S. House-6 Fred Upton R 7%
MI U.S. House-9 Sandy Levin D 80%
MI U.S. House-12 John Dingell D 87%
MI U.S. House-13 John Conyers, Jr. D 100%
MN U.S. House-7 Collin Peterson DFL 53%
MO U.S. Senate-Jr Roy Blunt R 0%
MS U.S. Senate-Sr Thad Cochran R 8%
MS U.S. Senate-Jr Roger Wicker R 7%
MS U.S. House-2 Bennie Thompson D 87%
NA Vice President Joe Biden, Jr. D 67%
NA U.S. Secretary of Defense Charles Hagel R 0%
NA U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry D 83%
NC U.S. Senate-Sr Richard Burr R 13%
NC U.S. House-3 Walter Jones, Jr. R 33%
NC U.S. House-4 David Price D 80%
NC U.S. House-6 Howard Coble R 27%
NC U.S. House-7 Mike McIntyre D 73%
NE U.S. House-2 Lee Terry R 20%
NJ U.S. Senate-Sr Bob Menendez D 93%
NJ U.S. House-2 Frank LoBiondo R 53%
NJ U.S. House-4 Chris Smith R 73%
NJ U.S. House-6 Frank Pallone, Jr. D 93%
NJ U.S. House-9 Bill Pascrell, Jr. D 100%
NJ U.S. House-11 Rodney Frelinghuysen R 27%
NJ U.S. House-12 Rush Holt, Jr. D 100%
NM U.S. Senate-Sr Tom Udall D 100%
NV U.S. Senate-Sr Harry Reid D 100%
NY U.S. Senate-Sr Chuck Schumer D 83%
NY U.S. House-2 Pete King R 67%
NY U.S. House-4 Carolyn McCarthy D 87%
NY U.S. House-5 Gregory Meeks D 80%
NY U.S. House-7 Nydia Velázquez D 93%
NY U.S. House-10 Jerry Nadler D 100%
NY U.S. House-12 Carolyn Maloney D 60%
NY U.S. House-13 Charlie Rangel D 80%
NY U.S. House-14 Joe Crowley D 100%
NY U.S. House-15 José Serrano D 93%
NY U.S. House-16 Eliot Engel D 93%
NY U.S. House-17 Nita Lowey D 67%
NY U.S. House-25 Louise Slaughter D 80%
OH U.S. Senate-Sr Sherrod Brown D 93%
OH U.S. Senate-Jr Rob Portman R 7%
OH U.S. House-1 Steve Chabot R 20%
OH U.S. House-8 John Boehner R 0%
OH U.S. House-9 Marcy Kaptur D 87%
OH Governor John Kasich R 13%
OH State Senate-28 Thomas Sawyer D 80%
OH Attorney General Mike DeWine R 8%
OK U.S. Senate-Sr Jim Inhofe R 8%
OK U.S. Senate-Jr Thomas Coburn R 33%
OK U.S. House-3 Frank Lucas R 13%
OR U.S. Senate-Sr Ron Wyden D 75%
OR U.S. House-2 Greg Walden R 13%
OR U.S. House-3 Earl Blumenauer D 73%
OR U.S. House-4 Peter DeFazio D 100%
PA U.S. Senate-Jr Pat Toomey R 7%
PA U.S. House-1 Bob Brady D 87%
PA U.S. House-2 Chaka Fattah, Sr. D 87%
PA U.S. House-14 Mike Doyle D 80%
PA U.S. House-16 Joe Pitts R 13%
PA Commissioner-At-Large Joseph Hoeffel 87%
RI U.S. Senate-Sr Jack Reed D 92%
RI Governor Linc Chafee D 33%
SC U.S. Senate-Sr Lindsey Graham R 47%
SC U.S. House-1 Mark Sanford, Jr. R 33%
SC U.S. House-6 Jim Clyburn D 87%
SD U.S. Senate-Sr Timothy Johnson D 83%
SD U.S. Senate-Jr John Thune R 13%
TN U.S. House-2 John Duncan, Jr. R 47%
TX U.S. House-3 Sam Johnson R 7%
TX U.S. House-4 Ralph Hall R 13%
TX U.S. House-6 Joe Barton R 13%
TX U.S. House-8 Kevin Brady R 7%
TX U.S. House-12 Kay Granger R 0%
TX U.S. House-13 Mac Thornberry R 13%
TX U.S. House-15 Rubén Hinojosa, Sr. D 67%
TX U.S. House-18 Sheila Jackson Lee D 73%
TX U.S. House-21 Lamar Smith R 0%
TX U.S. House-29 Gene Green D 93%
TX U.S. House-30 Eddie Johnson D 67%
TX U.S. House-32 Pete Sessions R 13%
TX U.S. House-35 Lloyd Doggett II D 80%
UT U.S. Senate-Sr Orrin Hatch R 0%
VA U.S. House-3 Bobby Scott D 80%
VA U.S. House-6 Bob Goodlatte R 13%
VA U.S. House-8 Jim Moran, Jr. D 47%
VA U.S. House-10 Frank Wolf R 27%
VT U.S. Senate-Sr Patrick Leahy D 75%
VT U.S. Senate-Jr Bernie Sanders I 100%
WA U.S. Senate-Sr Patty Murray D 58%
WA U.S. House-4 Doc Hastings R 0%
WA U.S. House-7 Jim McDermott D 53%
WA U.S. House-9 Adam Smith D 67%
WA Governor Jay Inslee D 80%
WI U.S. Senate-Jr Tammy Baldwin D 87%
WI U.S. House-1 Paul Ryan R 13%
WI U.S. House-3 Ron Kind D 73%
WI U.S. House-5 Jim Sensenbrenner, Jr. R 13%
WI U.S. House-6 Tom Petri R 20%
WI Mayor-At-Large Tom Barrett D 93%
WV U.S. Senate-Sr Jay Rockefeller IV D 83%
WV U.S. House-3 Nick Rahall II D 93%
WY U.S. Senate-Sr Mike Enzi R 0%
Edmond Spencer Abraham 17%
Gary Ackerman 80%
Daniel Akaka, Sr. 83%
Wayne Allard 8%
Thomas Allen 73%
Rob Andrews 100%
Bill Archer 13%
Richard Armey 7%
John Ashcroft 8%
Joe Baca, Sr. 100%
Brian Baird 87%
Richard Hugh Baker 0%
Cass Ballenger 13%
James Barcia 73%
Bob Barr, Jr. 33%
Bill Barrett 7%
Roscoe Bartlett 20%
Charlie Bass 13%
Herbert Bateman 7%
Max Baucus 75%
Evan Bayh 67%
Bob Bennett 0%
Kenneth Bentsen, Jr. 67%
Douglas Bereuter 13%
Shelley Berkley 87%
Howard Berman 87%
Marion Berry 60%
Judy Biggert 0%
Brian Bilbray 40%
Michael Bilirakis 20%
Jeff Bingaman 67%
Rod Blagojevich 87%
Thomas Bliley, Jr. 0%
Sherwood Boehlert 47%
Kit Bond 0%
Henry Bonilla 7%
David Edward Bonior 100%
Mary Bono Mack 7%
Robert Borski, Jr. 87%
Leonard Boswell 73%
Rick Boucher 67%
Allen Boyd, Jr. 53%
John Breaux 42%
Richard Bryan 75%
Ed Bryant 13%
Jim Bunning 17%
Conrad Burns 17%
Dan Burton 13%
Steve Buyer 20%
Robert Byrd 83%
Herbert Callahan 13%
Ben Campbell 33%
Thomas Campbell 40%
Chris Cannon 13%
Julia Carson 80%
Mike Castle 27%
William Clay, Sr. 93%
Eva Clayton 93%
Joseph Maxwell Cleland 83%
Robert Clement 40%
Michael Collins 27%
Larry Combest 7%
Gary Condit 67%
Kent Conrad 75%
Merrill Cook 33%
John Cooksey 7%
Jerry Costello 87%
Christopher Cox 7%
William Coyne 87%
Larry Craig 8%
Robert Cramer 40%
Philip Crane 7%
Barbara Cubin 13%
Randall Cunningham 7%
Patsy Ann Danner 67%
Thomas Daschle 75%
James Davis 7%
Thomas Davis III 7%
Bill Delahunt 100%
Thomas DeLay 7%
James DeMint 13%
Peter Deutsch 87%
Lincoln Diaz-Balart 53%
Jay Dickey 0%
Norm Dicks 80%
Julian Dixon 80%
Chris Dodd 75%
Pete Domenici, Jr. 8%
Calvin Dooley 47%
John Doolittle 20%
Byron Dorgan 92%
David Dreier 7%
Jennifer Dunn 7%
John Edwards 83%
Chet Edwards 67%
Vern Ehlers 0%
Bob Ehrlich, Jr. 20%
Jo Ann Emerson 20%
Philip English 13%
Bob Etheridge 73%
Lane Evans 100%
Terry Everett 20%
Thomas Ewing 7%
Russ Feingold 100%
Bob Filner 93%
Peter Fitzgerald 33%
Ernest Fletcher 7%
Mark Foley 33%
Michael Patrick Forbes 80%
Harold Ford, Jr. 87%
Vito Fossella, Jr. 7%
Tillie Fowler 13%
Barney Frank 87%
Robert Franks 33%
William Frist 0%
Jonas Frost III 80%
Elton Gallegly 13%
John Ganske 33%
Sam Gejdenson 67%
George Gekas 0%
Richard Andrew Gephardt 87%
Jim Gibbons 53%
Wayne Gilchrest 27%
Paul Gillmor 7%
Benjamin Gilman 60%
Charlie Gonzalez 73%
Virgil Goode, Jr. 27%
William Goodling 20%
Bart Gordon 47%
Slade Gorton 17%
Porter Goss 7%
Daniel Graham 75%
William Phillip Gramm 0%
Rodney Grams 8%
Mark Green 0%
James Greenwood 20%
Judd Gregg 25%
Gilbert Gutknecht 7%
Tony Hall 73%
James Hansen 7%
J. Dennis Hastert 0%
Robert Hayes 27%
J.D. Hayworth, Jr. 13%
Joel Hefley 20%
Jesse Helms 17%
Wally Herger, Jr. 7%
Baron Hill 67%
Rick Hill 20%
Van Hilleary 20%
Earl Hilliard, Jr. 80%
Maurice Hinchey 87%
David Lee Hobson 0%
Pete Hoekstra 13%
Thomas Holden 67%
Ernest Hollings 83%
Darlene Hooley 80%
Stephen Horn 40%
John Nathan Hostettler 33%
Amory Houghton, Jr. 13%
Kenny Hulshof 13%
Duncan Hunter 27%
Asa Hutchinson 7%
Y. Tim Hutchinson 17%
Kay Hutchison 0%
Henry Hyde 7%
Daniel Inouye 75%
Ernest Istook, Jr. 13%
Jesse Jackson, Jr. 100%
William Jefferson 53%
James Merrill Jeffords 50%
William Lewis Jenkins 27%
Christopher John 13%
Nancy Johnson 27%
Paul Kanjorski 87%
Sue Kelly 40%
Edward Kennedy, Sr. 92%
Patrick Kennedy 100%
Bob Kerrey 67%
Dale Kildee 100%
Carolyn Kilpatrick 93%
Gerald Kleczka 100%
Ronald Klink 80%
Joseph Knollenberg 0%
Herb Kohl 67%
James Kolbe 7%
Dennis Kucinich 93%
Steven Kuykendall 13%
Jon Kyl 8%
John LaFalce 80%
Ray LaHood 13%
Nicholas Lampson 80%
Tom Lantos 73%
Stephen Largent 0%
Steve LaTourette 33%
Frank Lautenberg 83%
Rick Lazio 40%
James Leach 27%
Jerry Lewis 0%
Ron Lewis 7%
Joe Lieberman 75%
Blanche Lincoln 42%
John Linder 7%
William Lipinski 93%
Trent Lott, Sr. 8%
Ken Lucas 40%
Dick Lugar 17%
William Luther 93%
Connie Mack 0%
James Maloney 73%
Don Manzullo 7%
Matthew Martinez 67%
Frank Mascara 87%
Robert Matsui 80%
Karen McCarthy 87%
Bill McCollum 13%
John McHugh 40%
Scott McInnis 13%
David McIntosh 20%
Cynthia Ann McKinney 100%
Michael McNulty 93%
Martin Meehan 80%
Carrie Meek 80%
Jack Metcalf 40%
Juanita Millender-McDonald 93%
Dan Miller 7%
Zell Bryan Miller 0%
David Minge 87%
Patsy Takemoto Mink 87%
John Moakley 93%
Alan Mollohan 53%
Dennis Moore 80%
Constance Morella 53%
Patrick Moynihan 75%
Frank Murkowski 8%
Jack Murtha 67%
Sue Myrick 13%
George Nethercutt, Jr. 13%
Robert William Ney 27%
Don Nickles 0%
Anne Northup 0%
Charles Norwood, Jr. 27%
James Nussle 0%
Jim Oberstar 87%
Dave Obey 100%
John Olver 87%
Solomon Ortiz, Sr. 73%
Doug Ose 7%
Major Owens 93%
Michael Oxley 0%
Ronald Packard 0%
Ron Paul 60%
Donald Payne 87%
Edward Pease 7%
John Peterson 0%
David Phelps 87%
Charles Pickering, Jr. 20%
Owen Pickett 40%
Richard Pombo 20%
Earl Pomeroy 80%
John Edward Porter 13%
Deborah Pryce 0%
Jack Quinn 53%
George Radanovich 13%
James Ramstad 20%
Ralph Regula 7%
Silvestre Reyes 73%
Thomas Reynolds 13%
Bob Riley 20%
Lynn Nancy Rivers 80%
Charles Robb 67%
Ciro Rodriguez 87%
Timothy Roemer 80%
James Rogan 0%
William Roth, Jr. 25%
Steve Rothman 93%
Marge Roukema 33%
Jim Ryun 7%
Martin Olav Sabo 73%
Max Sandlin, Jr. 53%
Rick Santorum 0%
Paul Sarbanes 100%
Jim Saxton 47%
Joe Scarborough 13%
Robert Schaffer 13%
John Shadegg 7%
E. Clay Shaw, Jr. 7%
Christopher Shays 47%
Donald Sherwood 20%
Ronnie Shows 80%
E.G. Shuster 7%
Norman Sisisky 40%
Joseph Skeen 13%
Ike Skelton 80%
Gordon Smith 25%
Nick Smith 20%
Bob Smith 25%
Olympia Snowe 50%
Vic Snyder 73%
Mark Souder 20%
Arlen Specter 58%
Floyd Spence 20%
John Spratt, Jr. 80%
Pete Stark 87%
Cliff Stearns 20%
Charles Stenholm 27%
Ted Stevens 8%
Ted Strickland 100%
Bob Stump 13%
Bart Stupak 93%
John Sununu 0%
John Sweeney 27%
James Talent 13%
Tom Tancredo 20%
John Tanner 40%
Ellen Tauscher 53%
William Tauzin 0%
Charles Taylor 27%
Gene Taylor 47%
Craig Thomas 8%
William Thomas 0%
Fred Thompson 25%
Karen Thurman 73%
Strom Thurmond 17%
Todd Tiahrt 7%
Robert Torricelli 83%
Ed Towns 80%
James Traficant, Jr. 73%
Stephanie Tubbs Jones 87%
James Turner 53%
Bruce Vento 87%
George Voinovich 0%
James Walsh 27%
Zach Wamp 33%
John Warner 8%
Wesley Watkins 0%
Mel Watt 93%
Julius Caesar Watts, Jr. 0%
Anthony Weiner 80%
David Weldon 20%
W. Curtis Weldon 53%
Gerald Weller 7%
Paul Wellstone 100%
Robert Wexler 80%
Bob Weygand 93%
Heather Wilson 7%
Bob Wise, Jr. 93%
Lynn Woolsey 100%
David Wu 80%
Albert Wynn 87%
Bill Young 20%

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.