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Rating Group: Service Employees International Union (SEIU)

2000 Positions

State Office District Name Party Rating
HI Governor Neil Abercrombie Democratic 100%
Daniel Akaka, Sr. 100%
Max Baucus 100%
Evan Bayh 100%
NA Vice President Joe Biden, Jr. Democratic 100%
Jeff Bingaman 100%
Rod Blagojevich 100%
David Edward Bonior 100%
Robert Borski, Jr. 100%
PA U.S. House 1 Bob Brady Democratic 100%
OH U.S. Senate Sr Sherrod Brown Democratic 100%
MA U.S. House 7 Mike Capuano Democratic 100%
Eva Clayton 100%
SC U.S. House 6 Jim Clyburn Democratic 100%
Gary Condit 100%
MI U.S. House 13 John Conyers, Jr. Democratic 100%
William Coyne 100%
Thomas Daschle 100%
IL U.S. House 7 Danny Davis Democratic 100%
Chris Dodd 100%
Byron Dorgan 100%
IL U.S. Senate Sr Dick Durbin Democratic 100%
John Edwards 100%
Russ Feingold 100%
Barney Frank 100%
Bart Gordon 100%
Daniel Graham 100%
Earl Hilliard, Jr. 100%
Maurice Hinchey 100%
SD U.S. Senate Sr Timothy Johnson Democratic 100%
Paul Kanjorski 100%
Edward Kennedy, Sr. 100%
Patrick Kennedy 100%
NA U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry Democratic 100%
Dennis Kucinich 100%
LA U.S. Senate Sr Mary Landrieu Democratic 100%
MI U.S. Senate Sr Carl Levin Democratic 100%
William Lipinski 100%
MD U.S. Senate Sr Barbara Mikulski Democratic 100%
Zell Bryan Miller 100%
WA U.S. Senate Sr Patty Murray Democratic 100%
Jim Oberstar 100%
Dave Obey 100%
John Olver 100%
Donald Payne 100%
RI U.S. Senate Sr Jack Reed Democratic 100%
NV U.S. Senate Sr Harry Reid Democratic 100%
WV U.S. Senate Sr Jay Rockefeller IV Democratic 100%
Steve Rothman 100%
VT U.S. Senate Jr Bernie Sanders Independent 100%
Paul Sarbanes 100%
NY U.S. Senate Sr Chuck Schumer Democratic 100%
VA U.S. House 3 Bobby Scott Democratic 100%
NY U.S. House 25 Louise Slaughter Democratic 100%
MA U.S. House 6 John Tierney Democratic 100%
Robert Torricelli 100%
Paul Wellstone 100%
OR U.S. Senate Sr Ron Wyden Democratic 100%
Thomas Allen 85%
Rob Andrews 85%
ME Councilor At-Large John Baldacci Democratic 85%
WI U.S. Senate Jr Tammy Baldwin Democratic 85%
James Barcia 85%
Kenneth Bentsen, Jr. 85%
Rick Boucher 85%
FL U.S. House 5 Corrine Brown Democratic 85%
Joseph Maxwell Cleland 85%
Kent Conrad 85%
Jerry Costello 85%
NY U.S. House 14 Joe Crowley Democratic 85%
MD U.S. House 7 Elijah Cummings Democratic 85%
OR U.S. House 4 Peter DeFazio Democratic 85%
Bill Delahunt 85%
CT U.S. House 3 Rosa DeLauro Democratic 85%
MI U.S. House 12 John Dingell Democratic 85%
PA U.S. House 14 Mike Doyle, Jr. Democratic 85%
NY U.S. House 16 Eliot Engel Democratic 85%
Lane Evans 85%
CA U.S. House 20 Sam Farr Democratic 85%
PA U.S. House 2 Chaka Fattah, Sr. Democratic 85%
CA U.S. Senate Sr Dianne Feinstein Democratic 85%
Richard Andrew Gephardt 85%
TX U.S. House 29 Gene Green Democratic 85%
Tony Hall 85%
IA U.S. Senate Jr Tom Harkin Democratic 85%
FL U.S. House 20 Alcee Hastings, Sr. Democratic 85%
PA Commissioner At-Large Joseph Hoeffel 85%
Thomas Holden 85%
Jesse Jackson, Jr. 85%
TX U.S. House 18 Sheila Jackson Lee Democratic 85%
OH U.S. House 9 Marcy Kaptur Democratic 85%
Dale Kildee 85%
Carolyn Kilpatrick 85%
Gerald Kleczka 85%
Herb Kohl 85%
John LaFalce 85%
Nicholas Lampson 85%
Tom Lantos 85%
CA U.S. House 13 Barbara Lee Democratic 85%
MI U.S. House 9 Sandy Levin Democratic 85%
Joe Lieberman 85%
Frank Mascara 85%
Robert Matsui 85%
Karen McCarthy 85%
WA U.S. House 7 Jim McDermott Democratic 85%
MA U.S. House 2 Jim McGovern Democratic 85%
Cynthia Ann McKinney 85%
NJ U.S. Senate Sr Bob Menendez Democratic 85%
CA U.S. House 11 George Miller Democratic 85%
Alan Mollohan 85%
Jack Murtha 85%
NY U.S. House 10 Jerry Nadler Democratic 85%
CA U.S. House 32 Grace Napolitano Democratic 85%
MA U.S. House 1 Richard Neal Democratic 85%
NJ U.S. House 6 Frank Pallone, Jr. Democratic 85%
NJ U.S. House 9 Bill Pascrell, Jr. Democratic 85%
AZ U.S. House 7 Ed Pastor Democratic 85%
Ron Paul 85%
MN U.S. House 7 Collin Peterson Democratic/Farmer/Labor 85%
David Phelps 85%
WV U.S. House 3 Nick Rahall II Democratic 85%
Lynn Nancy Rivers 85%
Ciro Rodriguez 85%
CA U.S. House 40 Lucille Roybal-Allard Democratic 85%
IL U.S. House 1 Bobby Rush Democratic 85%
Martin Olav Sabo 85%
IL U.S. House 9 Jan Schakowsky Democratic 85%
Ronnie Shows 85%
Vic Snyder 85%
Ted Strickland 85%
Bart Stupak 85%
MS U.S. House 2 Bennie Thompson Democratic 85%
Stephanie Tubbs Jones 85%
NM U.S. Senate Sr Tom Udall Democratic 85%
Mel Watt 85%
Albert Wynn 85%
Gary Ackerman 71%
Joe Baca, Sr. 71%
Brian Baird 71%
WI Mayor At-Large Tom Barrett Democratic 71%
Shelley Berkley 71%
GA U.S. House 2 Sanford Bishop, Jr. Democratic 71%
OR U.S. House 3 Earl Blumenauer Democratic 71%
Leonard Boswell 71%
Robert Byrd 71%
MD U.S. Senate Jr Ben Cardin Democratic 71%
Julia Carson 71%
Robert Clement 71%
Peter Deutsch 71%
Norm Dicks 71%
Harold Ford, Jr. 71%
Jonas Frost III 71%
Charlie Gonzalez 71%
IL U.S. House 4 Luis Gutierrez Democratic 71%
Baron Hill 71%
TX U.S. House 15 Rubén Hinojosa, Sr. Democratic 71%
Ernest Hollings 71%
NJ U.S. House 12 Rush Holt, Jr. Democratic 71%
Darlene Hooley 71%
MD U.S. House 5 Steny Hoyer Democratic 71%
William Jefferson 71%
TX U.S. House 30 Eddie Johnson Democratic 71%
WI U.S. House 3 Ron Kind Democratic 71%
VT U.S. Senate Sr Patrick Leahy Democratic 71%
GA U.S. House 5 John Lewis Democratic 71%
Blanche Lincoln 71%
William Luther 71%
NY U.S. House 12 Carolyn Maloney Democratic 71%
James Maloney 71%
NY U.S. House 4 Carolyn McCarthy Democratic 71%
NC U.S. House 7 Mike McIntyre Democratic 71%
Martin Meehan 71%
Juanita Millender-McDonald 71%
Patsy Takemoto Mink 71%
Dennis Moore 71%
Robert William Ney 71%
Solomon Ortiz, Sr. 71%
Major Owens 71%
CA U.S. House 12 Nancy Pelosi Democratic 71%
Silvestre Reyes 71%
Max Sandlin, Jr. 71%
OH State Senate 28 Thomas Sawyer Democratic 71%
NY U.S. House 15 José Serrano Democratic 71%
CA U.S. House 30 Brad Sherman Democratic 71%
Ike Skelton 71%
John Spratt, Jr. 71%
Pete Stark 71%
CA U.S. House 5 Mike Thompson Democratic 71%
Ed Towns 71%
CO U.S. Senate Sr Mark Udall Democratic 71%
NY U.S. House 7 Nydia Velázquez Democratic 71%
IN U.S. House 1 Pete Visclosky Democratic 71%
CA U.S. House 43 Maxine Waters Democratic 71%
Anthony Weiner 71%
Robert Wexler 71%
Lynn Woolsey 71%
David Wu 71%
CA U.S. House 34 Xavier Becerra Democratic 57%
Howard Berman 57%
Marion Berry 57%

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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