State Office Name Party Rating
AK U.S. House-At-Large Don Young R 93%
AL U.S. Senate-Sr Richard Shelby R 100%
AL U.S. Senate-Jr Jeff Sessions III R 100%
AL U.S. House-4 Robert Aderholt R 100%
AL U.S. House-6 Spencer Bachus R 93%
AZ U.S. Senate-Sr John McCain III R 73%
AZ U.S. House-5 Matt Salmon R 93%
AZ U.S. House-7 Ed Pastor D 7%
CA U.S. Senate-Sr Dianne Feinstein D 10%
CA U.S. Senate-Jr Barbara Boxer D 0%
CA U.S. House-11 George Miller D 7%
CA U.S. House-12 Nancy Pelosi D 13%
CA U.S. House-13 Barbara Lee D 7%
CA U.S. House-18 Anna Eshoo D 7%
CA U.S. House-19 Zoe Lofgren D 7%
CA U.S. House-20 Sam Farr D 7%
CA U.S. House-24 Lois Capps D 7%
CA U.S. House-25 Buck McKeon R 100%
CA U.S. House-30 Brad Sherman D 13%
CA U.S. House-33 Henry Waxman D 7%
CA U.S. House-34 Xavier Becerra D 7%
CA U.S. House-39 Ed Royce R 100%
CA U.S. House-40 Lucille Roybal-Allard D 7%
CA U.S. House-42 Ken Calvert R 100%
CA U.S. House-43 Maxine Waters D 0%
CA U.S. House-46 Loretta Sanchez D 20%
CA U.S. House-48 Dana Rohrabacher R 93%
CO U.S. House-1 Diana DeGette D 0%
CT U.S. House-3 Rosa DeLauro D 7%
FL U.S. House-5 Corrine Brown D 7%
FL U.S. House-7 John Mica R 93%
FL U.S. House-20 Alcee Hastings, Sr. D 8%
FL U.S. House-27 Ileana Ros-Lehtinen R 87%
FL Justice of the Supreme Court Charles Canady 100%
GA U.S. Senate-Sr Saxby Chambliss R 100%
GA U.S. House-1 Jack Kingston R 100%
GA U.S. House-2 Sanford Bishop, Jr. D 53%
GA U.S. House-5 John Lewis D 8%
GA Governor Nathan Deal R 93%
HI Governor Neil Abercrombie D 15%
IA U.S. Senate-Sr Chuck Grassley R 91%
IA U.S. Senate-Jr Tom Harkin D 10%
IA U.S. House-3 Tom Latham R 100%
ID U.S. Senate-Sr Mike Crapo R 80%
IL U.S. Senate-Sr Dick Durbin D 0%
IL U.S. House-1 Bobby Rush D 7%
IL U.S. House-4 Luis Gutierrez D 7%
IL U.S. House-7 Danny Davis D 7%
IL U.S. House-15 John Shimkus R 87%
IN U.S. Senate-Sr Daniel Coats R 100%
IN U.S. House-1 Pete Visclosky D 20%
KS U.S. Senate-Sr Pat Roberts R 91%
KS U.S. Senate-Jr Jerry Moran R 100%
KS Governor Sam Brownback R 100%
KY U.S. Senate-Sr Mitch McConnell R 91%
KY U.S. House-1 Ed Whitfield R 100%
KY U.S. House-5 Hal Rogers R 100%
LA U.S. Senate-Sr Mary Landrieu D 18%
MA U.S. Senate-Jr Ed Markey D 8%
MA U.S. House-1 Richard Neal D 20%
MA U.S. House-2 Jim McGovern D 7%
MA U.S. House-6 John Tierney D 7%
MD U.S. Senate-Sr Barbara Mikulski D 0%
MD U.S. Senate-Jr Ben Cardin D 7%
MD U.S. House-5 Steny Hoyer D 7%
MD U.S. House-7 Elijah Cummings D 7%
ME U.S. Senate-Sr Susan Collins R 36%
ME Councilor-At-Large John Baldacci D 14%
MI U.S. Senate-Sr Carl Levin D 0%
MI U.S. Senate-Jr Debbie Stabenow D 7%
MI U.S. House-4 Dave Camp R 100%
MI U.S. House-6 Fred Upton R 67%
MI U.S. House-9 Sandy Levin D 7%
MI U.S. House-12 John Dingell D 8%
MI U.S. House-13 John Conyers, Jr. D 0%
MN U.S. House-7 Collin Peterson DFL 67%
MO U.S. Senate-Jr Roy Blunt R 100%
MS U.S. Senate-Sr Thad Cochran R 73%
MS U.S. Senate-Jr Roger Wicker R 100%
MS U.S. House-2 Bennie Thompson D 13%
NA Vice President Joe Biden, Jr. D 27%
NA U.S. Secretary of Defense Charles Hagel R 100%
NA U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry D 0%
NC U.S. Senate-Sr Richard Burr R 100%
NC U.S. House-3 Walter Jones, Jr. R 100%
NC U.S. House-4 David Price D 13%
NC U.S. House-6 Howard Coble R 100%
NC U.S. House-7 Mike McIntyre D 53%
NJ U.S. Senate-Sr Bob Menendez D 7%
NJ U.S. House-2 Frank LoBiondo R 60%
NJ U.S. House-4 Chris Smith R 100%
NJ U.S. House-6 Frank Pallone, Jr. D 20%
NJ U.S. House-9 Bill Pascrell, Jr. D 27%
NJ U.S. House-11 Rodney Frelinghuysen R 60%
NV U.S. Senate-Sr Harry Reid D 9%
NY U.S. Senate-Sr Chuck Schumer D 7%
NY U.S. House-2 Pete King R 100%
NY U.S. House-4 Carolyn McCarthy D 20%
NY U.S. House-5 Gregory Meeks D 7%
NY U.S. House-7 Nydia Velázquez D 7%
NY U.S. House-10 Jerry Nadler D 7%
NY U.S. House-12 Carolyn Maloney D 7%
NY U.S. House-13 Charlie Rangel D 0%
NY U.S. House-15 José Serrano D 7%
NY U.S. House-16 Eliot Engel D 7%
NY U.S. House-17 Nita Lowey D 7%
NY U.S. House-25 Louise Slaughter D 7%
OH U.S. Senate-Sr Sherrod Brown D 7%
OH U.S. Senate-Jr Rob Portman R 100%
OH U.S. House-1 Steve Chabot R 100%
OH U.S. House-8 John Boehner R 100%
OH U.S. House-9 Marcy Kaptur D 33%
OH Governor John Kasich R 100%
OH State Senate-28 Thomas Sawyer D 7%
OH Attorney General Mike DeWine R 91%
OK U.S. Senate-Sr Jim Inhofe R 100%
OK U.S. Senate-Jr Thomas Coburn R 100%
OK U.S. House-3 Frank Lucas R 100%
OR U.S. Senate-Sr Ron Wyden D 0%
OR U.S. House-3 Earl Blumenauer D 0%
OR U.S. House-4 Peter DeFazio D 13%
PA U.S. House-1 Bob Brady D 0%
PA U.S. House-2 Chaka Fattah, Sr. D 7%
PA U.S. House-14 Mike Doyle, Jr. D 40%
PA U.S. House-16 Joe Pitts R 100%
RI U.S. Senate-Sr Jack Reed D 0%
SC U.S. Senate-Sr Lindsey Graham R 93%
SC U.S. House-1 Mark Sanford, Jr. R 73%
SC U.S. House-6 Jim Clyburn D 7%
SD U.S. Senate-Sr Timothy Johnson D 9%
SD U.S. Senate-Jr John Thune R 93%
TN U.S. House-2 John Duncan, Jr. R 87%
TX U.S. House-3 Sam Johnson R 100%
TX U.S. House-4 Ralph Hall R 93%
TX U.S. House-6 Joe Barton R 100%
TX U.S. House-8 Kevin Brady R 93%
TX U.S. House-12 Kay Granger R 80%
TX U.S. House-13 Mac Thornberry R 100%
TX U.S. House-15 Rubén Hinojosa, Sr. D 13%
TX U.S. House-18 Sheila Jackson Lee D 7%
TX U.S. House-21 Lamar Smith R 100%
TX U.S. House-29 Gene Green D 21%
TX U.S. House-30 Eddie Johnson D 7%
TX U.S. House-32 Pete Sessions R 100%
TX U.S. House-35 Lloyd Doggett II D 7%
UT U.S. Senate-Sr Orrin Hatch R 82%
VA U.S. House-3 Bobby Scott D 20%
VA U.S. House-6 Bob Goodlatte R 100%
VA U.S. House-8 Jim Moran, Jr. D 20%
VA U.S. House-10 Frank Wolf R 100%
VT U.S. Senate-Sr Patrick Leahy D 9%
VT U.S. Senate-Jr Bernie Sanders I 7%
WA U.S. Senate-Sr Patty Murray D 0%
WA U.S. House-4 Doc Hastings R 100%
WA U.S. House-7 Jim McDermott D 0%
WA U.S. House-9 Adam Smith D 0%
WI U.S. House-3 Ron Kind D 20%
WI U.S. House-5 Jim Sensenbrenner, Jr. R 100%
WI U.S. House-6 Tom Petri R 93%
WI Mayor-At-Large Tom Barrett D 13%
WV U.S. Senate-Sr Jay Rockefeller IV D 0%
WV U.S. House-3 Nick Rahall II D 53%
WY U.S. Senate-Sr Mike Enzi R 100%
Edmond Spencer Abraham 91%
Gary Ackerman 7%
Daniel Akaka, Sr. 0%
Wayne Allard 100%
Thomas Allen 7%
Rob Andrews 20%
Bill Archer 100%
Richard Armey 100%
John Ashcroft 100%
Henry Scott Baesler 43%
Richard Hugh Baker 100%
Cass Ballenger 93%
James Barcia 53%
Bob Barr, Jr. 92%
Bill Barrett 80%
Roscoe Bartlett 93%
Charlie Bass 67%
Herbert Bateman 82%
Max Baucus 10%
Bob Bennett 82%
Kenneth Bentsen, Jr. 13%
Douglas Bereuter 73%
Howard Berman 7%
Marion Berry 53%
Brian Bilbray 67%
Michael Bilirakis 100%
Jeff Bingaman 0%
Rod Blagojevich 13%
Thomas Bliley, Jr. 93%
Sherwood Boehlert 20%
Kit Bond 82%
Henry Bonilla 87%
David Edward Bonior 14%
Mary Bono Mack 93%
Robert Borski, Jr. 27%
Leonard Boswell 33%
Rick Boucher 13%
Allen Boyd, Jr. 40%
John Breaux 36%
George Brown, Jr. 0%
Richard Bryan 9%
Ed Bryant 100%
Dale Bumpers 0%
Jim Bunning 100%
Conrad Burns 91%
Dan Burton 100%
Steve Buyer 100%
Robert Byrd 18%
Herbert Callahan 100%
Ben Campbell 82%
Thomas Campbell 40%
Chris Cannon 100%
Julia Carson 7%
Mike Castle 53%
John Chafee 20%
Helen Chenoweth-Hage 87%
Jon Lynn Christensen 100%
William Clay, Sr. 0%
Eva Clayton 7%
Joseph Maxwell Cleland 18%
Robert Clement 40%
Michael Collins 100%
Larry Combest 100%
Gary Condit 60%
Kent Conrad 9%
Merrill Cook 87%
John Cooksey 79%
Jerry Costello 40%
Paul Coverdell 82%
Christopher Cox 93%
William Coyne 7%
Larry Craig 91%
Robert Cramer 53%
Philip Crane 93%
Barbara Cubin 100%
Randall Cunningham 100%
Alfonse D'Amato 82%
Patsy Ann Danner 67%
Thomas Daschle 9%
James Davis 27%
Thomas Davis III 80%
Bill Delahunt 7%
Thomas DeLay 100%
Peter Deutsch 7%
Lincoln Diaz-Balart 87%
Jay Dickey 100%
Norm Dicks 0%
Julian Dixon 9%
Chris Dodd 0%
Pete Domenici, Jr. 82%
Calvin Dooley 0%
John Doolittle 100%
Byron Dorgan 9%
David Dreier 93%
Jennifer Dunn 100%
Chet Edwards 13%
Vern Ehlers 87%
Bob Ehrlich, Jr. 80%
Jo Ann Emerson 100%
Philip English 73%
John Ensign 100%
Bob Etheridge 33%
Lane Evans 13%
Terry Everett 100%
Thomas Ewing 100%
Duncan McLauchlin Faircloth 100%
Harris Fawell 67%
Victor Fazio 0%
Russ Feingold 9%
Bob Filner 7%
Mark Foley 60%
Michael Patrick Forbes 60%
Harold Ford, Jr. 23%
Wendell Ford 18%
Vito Fossella, Jr. 100%
Tillie Fowler 77%
Jon David Fox 67%
Barney Frank 7%
Robert Franks 60%
William Frist 82%
Jonas Frost III 13%
Elizabeth Furse 7%
Elton Gallegly 80%
John Ganske 53%
Sam Gejdenson 7%
George Gekas 93%
Richard Andrew Gephardt 13%
Jim Gibbons 93%
Wayne Gilchrest 53%
Paul Gillmor 73%
Benjamin Gilman 40%
Newt Gingrich 100%
John Glenn 0%
Virgil Goode, Jr. 93%
William Goodling 100%
Bart Gordon 50%
Slade Gorton 82%
Porter Goss 87%
Daniel Graham 9%
William Phillip Gramm 100%
Rodney Grams 100%
James Greenwood 40%
Judd Gregg 91%
Gilbert Gutknecht 100%
Tony Hall 47%
Lee Hamilton 29%
James Hansen 100%
Jane Harman 7%
J. Dennis Hastert 100%
J.D. Hayworth, Jr. 100%
Joel Hefley 100%
W.G. Hefner 15%
Jesse Helms 100%
Wally Herger, Jr. 100%
Rick Hill 86%
Van Hilleary 100%
Earl Hilliard, Jr. 7%
Maurice Hinchey 7%
David Lee Hobson 93%
Pete Hoekstra 100%
Thomas Holden 40%
Ernest Hollings 9%
Darlene Hooley 7%
Stephen Horn 47%
John Nathan Hostettler 87%
Amory Houghton, Jr. 33%
Kenny Hulshof 93%
Duncan Hunter 100%
Asa Hutchinson 93%
Y. Tim Hutchinson 100%
Kay Hutchison 91%
Henry Hyde 100%
Bob Inglis, Sr. 100%
Daniel Inouye 0%
Ernest Istook, Jr. 100%
Jesse Jackson, Jr. 7%
William Jefferson 13%
James Merrill Jeffords 9%
William Lewis Jenkins 100%
Christopher John 92%
Jay Johnson 27%
Nancy Johnson 7%
Paul Kanjorski 27%
Sue Kelly 60%
Dirk Kempthorne 91%
Edward Kennedy, Sr. 0%
Joseph Kennedy II 7%
Patrick Kennedy 13%
Barbara Bailey Kennelly 7%
Bob Kerrey 0%
Dale Kildee 33%
Carolyn Kilpatrick 7%
Jay Kim 87%
Gerald Kleczka 40%
Ronald Klink 36%
Scott Klug 57%
Joseph Knollenberg 93%
Herb Kohl 18%
James Kolbe 60%
Dennis Kucinich 27%
Jon Kyl 100%
John LaFalce 33%
Ray LaHood 93%
Nicholas Lampson 20%
Tom Lantos 7%
Stephen Largent 100%
Steve LaTourette 73%
Frank Lautenberg 0%
Rick Lazio 73%
James Leach 53%
Jerry Lewis 71%
Ron Lewis 100%
Joe Lieberman 9%
John Linder 100%
William Lipinski 67%
Robert Livingston 100%
Trent Lott, Sr. 100%
Dick Lugar 82%
William Luther 13%
Connie Mack 82%
James Maloney 20%
Thomas Manton 20%
Don Manzullo 100%
Matthew Martinez 20%
Frank Mascara 33%
Robert Matsui 0%
Karen McCarthy 13%
Bill McCollum 87%
James McCrery III 93%
Joseph McDade 83%
Paul McHale 27%
John McHugh 73%
Scott McInnis 93%
David McIntosh 100%
Cynthia Ann McKinney 7%
Michael McNulty 36%
Martin Meehan 7%
Carrie Meek 7%
Jack Metcalf 87%
Juanita Millender-McDonald 7%
Dan Miller 80%
David Minge 27%
Patsy Takemoto Mink 7%
John Moakley 25%
Alan Mollohan 57%
Constance Morella 13%
Carol Moseley Braun 9%
Patrick Moynihan 9%
Frank Murkowski 90%
Jack Murtha 47%
Sue Myrick 100%
George Nethercutt, Jr. 100%
Mark Neumann 100%
Robert William Ney 100%
Don Nickles 100%
Anne Northup 93%
Charles Norwood, Jr. 100%
James Nussle 100%
Jim Oberstar 27%
Dave Obey 14%
John Olver 7%
Solomon Ortiz, Sr. 47%
Major Owens 7%
Michael Oxley 93%
Ronald Packard 93%
Michael Pappas 100%
Mike Parker 86%
Ron Paul 64%
William Paxon 100%
Donald Payne 7%
Edward Pease 100%
John Peterson 100%
Charles Pickering, Jr. 100%
Owen Pickett 13%
Richard Pombo 93%
Earl Pomeroy 27%
John Edward Porter 50%
Glenn Poshard 40%
Deborah Pryce 87%
Jack Quinn 86%
George Radanovich 100%
James Ramstad 67%
Bill Redmond 100%
Ralph Regula 80%
Silvestre Reyes 29%
Frank Riggs 93%
Bob Riley 100%
Lynn Nancy Rivers 7%
Charles Robb 9%
Ciro Rodriguez 14%
Timothy Roemer 53%
James Rogan 100%
William Roth, Jr. 55%
Steve Rothman 7%
Marge Roukema 53%
Jim Ryun 100%
Martin Olav Sabo 0%
Max Sandlin, Jr. 46%
Rick Santorum 91%
Paul Sarbanes 0%
Jim Saxton 67%
Joe Scarborough 100%
Daniel Schaefer 100%
Robert Schaffer 100%
John Shadegg 100%
E. Clay Shaw, Jr. 67%
Christopher Shays 47%
E.G. Shuster 100%
Norman Sisisky 27%
David Skaggs 0%
Joseph Skeen 93%
Ike Skelton 53%
Gordon Smith 82%
Linda Smith 93%
Nick Smith 80%
Robert Smith 100%
Bob Smith 100%
Vincent Snowbarger 100%
Olympia Snowe 36%
Vic Snyder 7%
Gerald B.H. Solomon 100%
Mark Souder 100%
Arlen Specter 20%
Floyd Spence 100%
John Spratt, Jr. 27%
Pete Stark 7%
Cliff Stearns 100%
Charles Stenholm 60%
Ted Stevens 73%
Louis Stokes 0%
Ted Strickland 33%
Bob Stump 87%
Bart Stupak 47%
John Sununu 93%
James Talent 100%
John Tanner 50%
Ellen Tauscher 13%
William Tauzin 100%
Charles Taylor 100%
Gene Taylor 80%
Craig Thomas 91%
William Thomas 87%
Fred Thompson 82%
Karen Thurman 7%
Strom Thurmond 82%
Todd Tiahrt 100%
Esteban Edward Torres 0%
Robert Torricelli 9%
Ed Towns 7%
James Traficant, Jr. 71%
James Turner 53%
Bruce Vento 13%
James Walsh 73%
Zach Wamp 87%
John Warner 80%
Wesley Watkins 100%
Mel Watt 7%
Julius Caesar Watts, Jr. 100%
David Weldon 100%
W. Curtis Weldon 87%
Gerald Weller 93%
Paul Wellstone 0%
Robert Wexler 7%
Bob Weygand 27%
Rick White 80%
Heather Wilson 86%
Bob Wise, Jr. 14%
Lynn Woolsey 7%
Albert Wynn 7%
Sidney Yates 8%
Bill Young 100%

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.