State Office Name Party Rating
AK U.S. House-At-Large Don Young R 43%
AL U.S. Senate-Sr Richard Shelby R 10%
AL U.S. Senate-Jr Jeff Sessions III R 10%
AL U.S. House-4 Robert Aderholt R 33%
AL U.S. House-6 Spencer Bachus R 40%
AZ U.S. Senate-Sr John McCain III R 30%
AZ U.S. House-5 Matt Salmon R 60%
AZ U.S. House-7 Ed Pastor D 80%
CA U.S. Senate-Sr Dianne Feinstein D 60%
CA U.S. Senate-Jr Barbara Boxer D 100%
CA U.S. House-11 George Miller D 90%
CA U.S. House-12 Nancy Pelosi D 90%
CA U.S. House-18 Anna Eshoo D 90%
CA U.S. House-19 Zoe Lofgren D 90%
CA U.S. House-20 Sam Farr D 90%
CA U.S. House-25 Buck McKeon R 40%
CA U.S. House-30 Brad Sherman D 70%
CA U.S. House-33 Henry Waxman D 100%
CA U.S. House-34 Xavier Becerra D 89%
CA U.S. House-39 Ed Royce R 40%
CA U.S. House-40 Lucille Roybal-Allard D 90%
CA U.S. House-42 Ken Calvert R 40%
CA U.S. House-43 Maxine Waters D 90%
CA U.S. House-46 Loretta Sanchez D 50%
CA U.S. House-48 Dana Rohrabacher R 30%
CO U.S. House-1 Diana DeGette D 90%
CT U.S. House-3 Rosa DeLauro D 90%
FL U.S. House-5 Corrine Brown D 89%
FL U.S. House-7 John Mica R 50%
FL U.S. House-20 Alcee Hastings, Sr. D 100%
FL U.S. House-27 Ileana Ros-Lehtinen R 40%
FL Justice of the Supreme Court Charles Canady 40%
GA U.S. Senate-Sr Saxby Chambliss R 30%
GA U.S. House-1 Jack Kingston R 40%
GA U.S. House-2 Sanford Bishop, Jr. D 70%
GA U.S. House-5 John Lewis D 90%
GA Governor Nathan Deal R 40%
HI Governor Neil Abercrombie D 89%
IA U.S. Senate-Sr Chuck Grassley R 10%
IA U.S. Senate-Jr Tom Harkin D 80%
IA U.S. House-3 Tom Latham R 40%
ID U.S. Senate-Sr Mike Crapo R 40%
IL U.S. Senate-Sr Dick Durbin D 100%
IL U.S. House-1 Bobby Rush D 100%
IL U.S. House-4 Luis Gutierrez D 100%
IL U.S. House-7 Danny Davis D 100%
IL U.S. House-15 John Shimkus R 40%
IN U.S. Senate-Sr Daniel Coats R 10%
IN U.S. House-1 Pete Visclosky D 60%
KS U.S. Senate-Sr Pat Roberts R 10%
KS U.S. Senate-Jr Jerry Moran R 60%
KS Governor Sam Brownback R 10%
KY U.S. Senate-Sr Mitch McConnell R 10%
KY U.S. House-1 Ed Whitfield R 40%
KY U.S. House-5 Hal Rogers R 40%
LA U.S. Senate-Sr Mary Landrieu D 50%
MA U.S. Senate-Jr Ed Markey D 89%
MA U.S. House-1 Richard Neal D 89%
MA U.S. House-2 Jim McGovern D 100%
MA U.S. House-6 John Tierney D 90%
MD U.S. Senate-Sr Barbara Mikulski D 90%
MD U.S. Senate-Jr Ben Cardin D 90%
MD U.S. House-5 Steny Hoyer D 90%
MD U.S. House-7 Elijah Cummings D 90%
ME U.S. Senate-Sr Susan Collins R 40%
ME Councilor-At-Large John Baldacci D 90%
MI U.S. Senate-Sr Carl Levin D 90%
MI U.S. Senate-Jr Debbie Stabenow D 90%
MI U.S. House-4 Dave Camp R 40%
MI U.S. House-6 Fred Upton R 30%
MI U.S. House-9 Sandy Levin D 90%
MI U.S. House-12 John Dingell D 89%
MI U.S. House-13 John Conyers, Jr. D 100%
MN U.S. House-7 Collin Peterson DFL 70%
MO U.S. Senate-Jr Roy Blunt R 40%
MS U.S. Senate-Sr Thad Cochran R 10%
MS U.S. Senate-Jr Roger Wicker R 40%
MS U.S. House-2 Bennie Thompson D 90%
NA Vice President Joe Biden, Jr. D 80%
NA U.S. Secretary of Defense Charles Hagel R 10%
NA U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry D 80%
NC U.S. Senate-Sr Richard Burr R 50%
NC U.S. House-3 Walter Jones, Jr. R 50%
NC U.S. House-4 David Price D 90%
NC U.S. House-6 Howard Coble R 56%
NC U.S. House-7 Mike McIntyre D 60%
NJ U.S. Senate-Sr Bob Menendez D 90%
NJ U.S. House-2 Frank LoBiondo R 40%
NJ U.S. House-4 Chris Smith R 40%
NJ U.S. House-6 Frank Pallone, Jr. D 78%
NJ U.S. House-9 Bill Pascrell, Jr. D 90%
NJ U.S. House-11 Rodney Frelinghuysen R 40%
NV U.S. Senate-Sr Harry Reid D 100%
NY U.S. Senate-Sr Chuck Schumer D 90%
NY U.S. House-2 Pete King R 40%
NY U.S. House-4 Carolyn McCarthy D 70%
NY U.S. House-7 Nydia Velázquez D 100%
NY U.S. House-10 Jerry Nadler D 100%
NY U.S. House-12 Carolyn Maloney D 90%
NY U.S. House-13 Charlie Rangel D 100%
NY U.S. House-15 José Serrano D 100%
NY U.S. House-16 Eliot Engel D 100%
NY U.S. House-17 Nita Lowey D 89%
NY U.S. House-25 Louise Slaughter D 89%
OH U.S. Senate-Sr Sherrod Brown D 89%
OH U.S. Senate-Jr Rob Portman R 40%
OH U.S. House-1 Steve Chabot R 40%
OH U.S. House-8 John Boehner R 40%
OH U.S. House-9 Marcy Kaptur D 100%
OH Governor John Kasich R 40%
OH State Senate-28 Thomas Sawyer D 90%
OH Attorney General Mike DeWine R 10%
OK U.S. Senate-Sr Jim Inhofe R 10%
OK U.S. Senate-Jr Thomas Coburn R 40%
OK U.S. House-3 Frank Lucas R 40%
OR U.S. Senate-Sr Ron Wyden D 80%
OR U.S. House-3 Earl Blumenauer D 80%
OR U.S. House-4 Peter DeFazio D 90%
PA U.S. House-2 Chaka Fattah, Sr. D 90%
PA U.S. House-14 Mike Doyle, Jr. D 70%
PA U.S. House-16 Joe Pitts R 40%
RI U.S. Senate-Sr Jack Reed D 100%
SC U.S. Senate-Sr Lindsey Graham R 40%
SC U.S. House-1 Mark Sanford, Jr. R 30%
SC U.S. House-6 Jim Clyburn D 90%
SD U.S. Senate-Sr Timothy Johnson D 100%
SD U.S. Senate-Jr John Thune R 40%
TN U.S. House-2 John Duncan, Jr. R 30%
TX U.S. House-3 Sam Johnson R 30%
TX U.S. House-4 Ralph Hall R 50%
TX U.S. House-6 Joe Barton R 30%
TX U.S. House-8 Kevin Brady R 30%
TX U.S. House-12 Kay Granger R 40%
TX U.S. House-13 Mac Thornberry R 40%
TX U.S. House-15 Rubén Hinojosa, Sr. D 90%
TX U.S. House-18 Sheila Jackson Lee D 90%
TX U.S. House-21 Lamar Smith R 30%
TX U.S. House-29 Gene Green D 80%
TX U.S. House-30 Eddie Johnson D 90%
TX U.S. House-32 Pete Sessions R 33%
TX U.S. House-35 Lloyd Doggett II D 80%
UT U.S. Senate-Sr Orrin Hatch R 10%
VA U.S. House-3 Bobby Scott D 90%
VA U.S. House-6 Bob Goodlatte R 40%
VA U.S. House-8 Jim Moran, Jr. D 80%
VA U.S. House-10 Frank Wolf R 40%
VT U.S. Senate-Sr Patrick Leahy D 100%
VT U.S. Senate-Jr Bernie Sanders I 100%
WA U.S. Senate-Sr Patty Murray D 90%
WA U.S. House-4 Doc Hastings R 40%
WA U.S. House-7 Jim McDermott D 100%
WA U.S. House-9 Adam Smith D 80%
WI U.S. House-3 Ron Kind D 80%
WI U.S. House-5 Jim Sensenbrenner, Jr. R 30%
WI U.S. House-6 Tom Petri R 30%
WI Mayor-At-Large Tom Barrett D 80%
WV U.S. Senate-Sr Jay Rockefeller IV D 100%
WV U.S. House-3 Nick Rahall II D 100%
WY U.S. Senate-Sr Mike Enzi R 10%
Edmond Spencer Abraham 20%
Gary Ackerman 90%
Daniel Akaka, Sr. 100%
Wayne Allard 10%
Thomas Allen 89%
Rob Andrews 67%
Bill Archer 33%
Richard Armey 33%
John Ashcroft 10%
Henry Scott Baesler 80%
Richard Hugh Baker 40%
Cass Ballenger 40%
James Barcia 60%
Bob Barr, Jr. 20%
Bill Barrett 40%
Roscoe Bartlett 40%
Charlie Bass 30%
Herbert Bateman 50%
Max Baucus 50%
Bob Bennett 10%
Kenneth Bentsen, Jr. 80%
Douglas Bereuter 50%
Howard Berman 90%
Marion Berry 90%
Brian Bilbray 40%
Michael Bilirakis 40%
Jeff Bingaman 78%
Rod Blagojevich 90%
Thomas Bliley, Jr. 30%
Sherwood Boehlert 50%
Kit Bond 20%
Henry Bonilla 50%
David Edward Bonior 90%
Robert Borski, Jr. 100%
Leonard Boswell 50%
Rick Boucher 100%
Allen Boyd, Jr. 60%
John Breaux 30%
George Brown, Jr. 90%
Richard Bryan 50%
Ed Bryant 50%
Dale Bumpers 80%
Jim Bunning 40%
Conrad Burns 10%
Dan Burton 33%
Steve Buyer 40%
Robert Byrd 100%
Herbert Callahan 40%
Ben Campbell 10%
Thomas Campbell 30%
Chris Cannon 40%
Julia Carson 90%
Mike Castle 30%
John Chafee 10%
Helen Chenoweth-Hage 40%
Jon Lynn Christensen 40%
William Clay, Sr. 100%
Eva Clayton 90%
Joseph Maxwell Cleland 90%
Robert Clement 70%
Michael Collins 40%
Larry Combest 30%
Gary Condit 50%
Kent Conrad 60%
Merrill Cook 40%
John Cooksey 40%
Jerry Costello 89%
Paul Coverdell 40%
Christopher Cox 44%
William Coyne 90%
Larry Craig 10%
Robert Cramer 50%
Philip Crane 40%
Barbara Cubin 40%
Randall Cunningham 40%
Alfonse D'Amato 50%
Patsy Ann Danner 60%
Thomas Daschle 100%
James Davis 70%
Thomas Davis III 40%
Bill Delahunt 100%
Thomas DeLay 40%
Peter Deutsch 80%
Lincoln Diaz-Balart 40%
Jay Dickey 50%
Norm Dicks 80%
Julian Dixon 89%
Chris Dodd 60%
Pete Domenici, Jr. 10%
Calvin Dooley 60%
John Doolittle 50%
Byron Dorgan 100%
David Dreier 40%
Jennifer Dunn 40%
Chet Edwards 78%
Vern Ehlers 25%
Bob Ehrlich, Jr. 30%
Jo Ann Emerson 40%
Philip English 40%
John Ensign 40%
Bob Etheridge 80%
Lane Evans 90%
Terry Everett 40%
Thomas Ewing 40%
Duncan McLauchlin Faircloth 10%
Harris Fawell 30%
Victor Fazio 90%
Russ Feingold 90%
Bob Filner 100%
Thomas Foglietta 90%
Mark Foley 40%
Michael Patrick Forbes 22%
Harold Ford, Jr. 90%
Wendell Ford 90%
Tillie Fowler 30%
Jon David Fox 40%
Barney Frank 100%
Robert Franks 40%
William Frist 10%
Jonas Frost III 90%
Elizabeth Furse 89%
Elton Gallegly 40%
John Ganske 40%
Sam Gejdenson 90%
George Gekas 30%
Richard Andrew Gephardt 100%
Jim Gibbons 40%
Wayne Gilchrest 44%
Paul Gillmor 50%
Benjamin Gilman 40%
Newt Gingrich 0%
John Glenn 56%
Henry Gonzalez 100%
Virgil Goode, Jr. 50%
William Goodling 30%
Bart Gordon 60%
Slade Gorton 10%
Porter Goss 40%
Daniel Graham 50%
William Phillip Gramm 10%
Rodney Grams 10%
James Greenwood 40%
Judd Gregg 10%
Gilbert Gutknecht 30%
Tony Hall 80%
Lee Hamilton 70%
James Hansen 40%
Jane Harman 50%
J. Dennis Hastert 40%
J.D. Hayworth, Jr. 40%
Joel Hefley 40%
W.G. Hefner 80%
Jesse Helms 10%
Wally Herger, Jr. 40%
Rick Hill 50%
Van Hilleary 50%
Earl Hilliard, Jr. 100%
Maurice Hinchey 90%
David Lee Hobson 40%
Pete Hoekstra 30%
Thomas Holden 80%
Ernest Hollings 70%
Darlene Hooley 80%
Stephen Horn 30%
John Nathan Hostettler 50%
Amory Houghton, Jr. 40%
Kenny Hulshof 40%
Duncan Hunter 33%
Asa Hutchinson 33%
Y. Tim Hutchinson 10%
Kay Hutchison 10%
Henry Hyde 40%
Bob Inglis, Sr. 30%
Daniel Inouye 100%
Ernest Istook, Jr. 50%
Jesse Jackson, Jr. 100%
William Jefferson 90%
James Merrill Jeffords 20%
William Lewis Jenkins 40%
Christopher John 50%
Jay Johnson 90%
Nancy Johnson 60%
Paul Kanjorski 90%
Sue Kelly 40%
Dirk Kempthorne 10%
Edward Kennedy, Sr. 100%
Joseph Kennedy II 100%
Patrick Kennedy 100%
Barbara Bailey Kennelly 80%
Bob Kerrey 50%
Dale Kildee 90%
Carolyn Kilpatrick 100%
Jay Kim 40%
Gerald Kleczka 80%
Ronald Klink 90%
Scott Klug 30%
Joseph Knollenberg 40%
Herb Kohl 60%
James Kolbe 11%
Dennis Kucinich 100%
Jon Kyl 10%
John LaFalce 90%
Ray LaHood 40%
Nicholas Lampson 80%
Tom Lantos 90%
Stephen Largent 40%
Steve LaTourette 40%
Frank Lautenberg 100%
Rick Lazio 40%
James Leach 40%
Jerry Lewis 44%
Ron Lewis 40%
Joe Lieberman 40%
John Linder 40%
William Lipinski 70%
Robert Livingston 30%
Trent Lott, Sr. 10%
Dick Lugar 10%
William Luther 70%
Connie Mack 10%
James Maloney 60%
Thomas Manton 88%
Don Manzullo 40%
Matthew Martinez 80%
Frank Mascara 90%
Robert Matsui 89%
Karen McCarthy 80%
Bill McCollum 40%
James McCrery III 40%
Joseph McDade 30%
Paul McHale 70%
John McHugh 40%
Scott McInnis 30%
David McIntosh 60%
Cynthia Ann McKinney 80%
Michael McNulty 100%
Martin Meehan 78%
Carrie Meek 90%
Jack Metcalf 38%
Juanita Millender-McDonald 90%
Dan Miller 40%
David Minge 60%
Patsy Takemoto Mink 100%
John Moakley 100%
Alan Mollohan 90%
Constance Morella 40%
Carol Moseley Braun 80%
Patrick Moynihan 60%
Frank Murkowski 0%
Jack Murtha 90%
Sue Myrick 40%
George Nethercutt, Jr. 40%
Mark Neumann 30%
Robert William Ney 40%
Don Nickles 10%
Anne Northup 40%
Charles Norwood, Jr. 30%
James Nussle 40%
Jim Oberstar 100%
Dave Obey 100%
John Olver 90%
Solomon Ortiz, Sr. 90%
Major Owens 90%
Michael Oxley 40%
Ronald Packard 40%
Michael Pappas 40%
Mike Parker 40%
Ron Paul 40%
William Paxon 40%
Donald Payne 100%
Edward Pease 40%
John Peterson 40%
Charles Pickering, Jr. 40%
Owen Pickett 80%
Richard Pombo 50%
Earl Pomeroy 80%
John Edward Porter 30%
Glenn Poshard 90%
Deborah Pryce 40%
Jack Quinn 40%
George Radanovich 40%
James Ramstad 30%
Bill Redmond 43%
Ralph Regula 30%
Silvestre Reyes 89%
Frank Riggs 30%
Bob Riley 40%
Lynn Nancy Rivers 90%
Charles Robb 30%
Ciro Rodriguez 88%
Timothy Roemer 50%
James Rogan 40%
William Roth, Jr. 10%
Steve Rothman 90%
Marge Roukema 50%
Jim Ryun 50%
Martin Olav Sabo 90%
Max Sandlin, Jr. 70%
Rick Santorum 20%
Paul Sarbanes 100%
Jim Saxton 40%
Joe Scarborough 40%
Daniel Schaefer 40%
Robert Schaffer 30%
Steven Schiff 0%
John Shadegg 40%
E. Clay Shaw, Jr. 50%
Christopher Shays 30%
E.G. Shuster 40%
Norman Sisisky 60%
David Skaggs 89%
Joseph Skeen 40%
Ike Skelton 60%
Gordon Smith 10%
Linda Smith 50%
Nick Smith 40%
Robert Smith 40%
Bob Smith 10%
Vincent Snowbarger 50%
Olympia Snowe 50%
Vic Snyder 70%
Gerald B.H. Solomon 44%
Mark Souder 40%
Arlen Specter 60%
Floyd Spence 40%
John Spratt, Jr. 80%
Pete Stark 100%
Cliff Stearns 50%
Charles Stenholm 60%
Ted Stevens 10%
Louis Stokes 90%
Ted Strickland 90%
Bob Stump 40%
Bart Stupak 90%
John Sununu 40%
James Talent 40%
John Tanner 70%
Ellen Tauscher 70%
William Tauzin 30%
Charles Taylor 20%
Gene Taylor 40%
Craig Thomas 10%
William Thomas 40%
Fred Thompson 10%
Karen Thurman 80%
Strom Thurmond 10%
Todd Tiahrt 50%
Esteban Edward Torres 89%
Robert Torricelli 90%
Ed Towns 100%
James Traficant, Jr. 50%
James Turner 50%
Bruce Vento 90%
James Walsh 50%
Zach Wamp 30%
John Warner 10%
Wesley Watkins 40%
Mel Watt 100%
Julius Caesar Watts, Jr. 40%
David Weldon 44%
W. Curtis Weldon 40%
Gerald Weller 33%
Paul Wellstone 90%
Robert Wexler 90%
Bob Weygand 89%
Rick White 40%
Bob Wise, Jr. 90%
Lynn Woolsey 90%
Albert Wynn 90%
Sidney Yates 100%
Bill Young 50%

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.