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Special Interest Groups

Rating Group: Service Employees International Union (SEIU)

2007 Positions

State Office District Name Party Rating
HI Governor Neil Abercrombie Democratic 100%
Gary Ackerman 100%
AL U.S. House 4 Robert Aderholt Republican 15%
Daniel Akaka, Sr. 91%
Todd Akin 10%
TN U.S. Senate Sr Lamar Alexander Republican 16%
Rodney Alexander 21%
Wayne Allard 0%
Thomas Allen 100%
Jason Altmire 94%
Rob Andrews 94%
Michael Arcuri 100%
Joe Baca, Sr. 94%
MN U.S. House 6 Michele Bachmann Republican 10%
AL U.S. House 6 Spencer Bachus Republican 15%
Brian Baird 94%
Richard Hugh Baker 5%
WI U.S. Senate Jr Tammy Baldwin Democratic 100%
WY U.S. Senate Jr John Barrasso Republican 0%
J. Gresham Barrett 0%
GA U.S. House 12 John Barrow Democratic 68%
Roscoe Bartlett 15%
TX U.S. House 6 Joe Barton Republican 10%
Max Baucus 58%
Evan Bayh 83%
Melissa Bean 89%
CA U.S. House 34 Xavier Becerra Democratic 100%
Bob Bennett 25%
Shelley Berkley 84%
Howard Berman 84%
Marion Berry 89%
NA Vice President Joe Biden, Jr. Democratic 83%
Judy Biggert 36%
Brian Bilbray 15%
FL U.S. House 12 Gus Bilirakis Republican 31%
Jeff Bingaman 83%
UT U.S. House 1 Rob Bishop Republican 10%
GA U.S. House 2 Sanford Bishop, Jr. Democratic 94%
NY U.S. House 1 Tim Bishop Democratic 100%
TN U.S. House 7 Marsha Blackburn Republican 5%
OR U.S. House 3 Earl Blumenauer Democratic 94%
MO U.S. Senate Jr Roy Blunt Republican 10%
OH U.S. House 8 John Boehner Republican 5%
Kit Bond 16%
Jo Bonner, Jr. 21%
Mary Bono Mack 42%
AR U.S. Senate Jr John Boozman Republican 21%
Dan Boren 47%
Leonard Boswell 94%
Rick Boucher 94%
LA U.S. House 3 Charles Boustany, Jr. Republican 21%
CA U.S. Senate Jr Barbara Boxer Democratic 75%
Allen Boyd, Jr. 89%
Nancy Boyda 89%
TX U.S. House 8 Kevin Brady Republican 5%
PA U.S. House 1 Bob Brady Democratic 94%
IA U.S. House 1 Bruce Braley Democratic 94%
GA U.S. House 10 Paul Broun Republican 0%
FL U.S. House 5 Corrine Brown Democratic 94%
Henry Brown, Jr. 10%
OH U.S. Senate Sr Sherrod Brown Democratic 83%
KS Governor Sam Brownback Republican 8%
Ginny Brown-Waite 21%
FL U.S. House 16 Vern Buchanan Republican 52%
Jim Bunning 16%
TX U.S. House 26 Michael Burgess Republican 10%
NC U.S. Senate Sr Richard Burr Republican 8%
Dan Burton 15%
NC U.S. House 1 G.K. Butterfield, Jr. Democratic 94%
Steve Buyer 10%
Robert Byrd 50%
CA U.S. House 42 Ken Calvert Republican 5%
MI U.S. House 4 Dave Camp Republican 15%
CA U.S. House 45 John Campbell III Republican 5%
Chris Cannon 15%
Eric Cantor 0%
WA U.S. Senate Jr Maria Cantwell Democratic 91%
WV U.S. House 2 Shelley Capito Republican 52%
CA U.S. House 24 Lois Capps Democratic 100%
MA U.S. House 7 Mike Capuano Democratic 100%
MD U.S. Senate Jr Ben Cardin Democratic 91%
Dennis Cardoza 94%
Russ Carnahan 100%
Christopher Carney 84%
DE U.S. Senate Sr Tom Carper Democratic 91%
TX U.S. House 31 John Carter Republican 5%
PA U.S. Senate Sr Bob Casey, Jr. Democratic 91%
Mike Castle 63%
FL U.S. House 14 Kathy Castor Democratic 94%
OH U.S. House 1 Steve Chabot Republican 15%
GA U.S. Senate Sr Saxby Chambliss Republican 8%
Ben Chandler III 94%
NY U.S. House 9 Yvette Clarke Democratic 84%
MO U.S. House 1 Lacy Clay, Jr. Democratic 100%
MO U.S. House 5 Emanuel Cleaver II Democratic 100%
Hillary Clinton 91%
SC U.S. House 6 Jim Clyburn Democratic 94%
NC U.S. House 6 Howard Coble Republican 0%
OK U.S. Senate Jr Thomas Coburn Republican 8%
MS U.S. Senate Sr Thad Cochran Republican 0%
TN U.S. House 9 Steve Cohen Democratic 100%
OK U.S. House 4 Tom Cole Republican 26%
Norm Coleman 58%
ME U.S. Senate Sr Susan Collins Republican 50%
TX U.S. House 11 Mike Conaway Republican 10%
Kent Conrad 75%
MI U.S. House 13 John Conyers, Jr. Democratic 94%
TN U.S. House 5 Jim Cooper Democratic 84%
TN U.S. Senate Jr Robert Corker Republican 25%
TX U.S. Senate Sr John Cornyn Republican 0%
CA U.S. House 16 Jim Costa Democratic 89%
Jerry Costello 100%
CT U.S. House 2 Joe Courtney Democratic 100%
Larry Craig 16%
Robert Cramer 89%
ID U.S. Senate Sr Mike Crapo Republican 0%
FL U.S. House 4 Ander Crenshaw Republican 26%
NY U.S. House 14 Joe Crowley Democratic 100%
Barbara Cubin 10%
TX U.S. House 28 Henry Cuellar Democratic 94%
TX U.S. House 7 John Culberson Republican 0%
MD U.S. House 7 Elijah Cummings Democratic 100%
Artur Davis 94%
IL U.S. House 7 Danny Davis Democratic 100%
David Davis 15%
Geoff Davis 26%
Lincoln Davis 73%
CA U.S. House 53 Susan Davis Democratic 94%
Thomas Davis III 36%
GA Governor Nathan Deal Republican 0%
OR U.S. House 4 Peter DeFazio Democratic 100%
CO U.S. House 1 Diana DeGette Democratic 89%
Bill Delahunt 89%
CT U.S. House 3 Rosa DeLauro Democratic 100%
James DeMint 8%
PA U.S. House 15 Charlie Dent Republican 57%
Lincoln Diaz-Balart 36%
FL U.S. House 25 Mario Diaz-Balart Republican 36%
Norm Dicks 94%
MI U.S. House 12 John Dingell Democratic 94%
Chris Dodd 66%
TX U.S. House 35 Lloyd Doggett II Democratic 100%
Elizabeth Dole 8%
Pete Domenici, Jr. 16%
IN U.S. Senate Jr Joe Donnelly, Sr. Democratic 89%
John Doolittle 5%
Byron Dorgan 66%
PA U.S. House 14 Mike Doyle Democratic 94%
Thelma Drake 15%
David Dreier 10%
TN U.S. House 2 John Duncan, Jr. Republican 26%
IL U.S. Senate Sr Dick Durbin Democratic 91%
Chet Edwards 84%
Vern Ehlers 42%
MN U.S. House 5 Keith Ellison Democratic/Farmer/Labor 100%
Brad Ellsworth 84%
IL Mayor At-Large Rahm Emanuel Democratic 94%
Jo Ann Emerson 57%
NY U.S. House 16 Eliot Engel Democratic 78%
Philip English 57%
John Ensign 8%
WY U.S. Senate Sr Mike Enzi Republican 0%
CA U.S. House 18 Anna Eshoo Democratic 100%
Bob Etheridge 84%
Terry Everett 15%
OK Governor Mary Fallin Republican 15%
CA U.S. House 20 Sam Farr Democratic 100%
PA U.S. House 2 Chaka Fattah, Sr. Democratic 89%
Tom Feeney 0%
Russ Feingold 91%
CA U.S. Senate Sr Dianne Feinstein Democratic 91%
Michael Ferguson 63%
Bob Filner 100%
AZ U.S. Senate Jr Jeff Flake Republican 5%
VA U.S. House 4 Randy Forbes Republican 26%
NE U.S. House 1 Jeff Fortenberry Republican 21%
Vito Fossella, Jr. 57%
NC U.S. House 5 Virginia Foxx Republican 0%
Barney Frank 100%
AZ U.S. House 8 Trent Franks Republican 0%
NJ U.S. House 11 Rodney Frelinghuysen Republican 31%
Elton Gallegly 21%
NJ U.S. House 5 Scott Garrett Republican 0%
PA U.S. House 6 Jim Gerlach Republican 52%
Gabrielle Giffords 84%
Wayne Gilchrest 68%
NY U.S. Senate Jr Kirsten Gillibrand Democratic 89%
GA U.S. House 11 Phil Gingrey Republican 0%
TX U.S. House 1 Louie Gohmert Republican 21%
Charlie Gonzalez 94%
Virgil Goode, Jr. 21%
VA U.S. House 6 Bob Goodlatte Republican 26%
Bart Gordon 89%
SC U.S. Senate Sr Lindsey Graham Republican 8%
TX U.S. House 12 Kay Granger Republican 10%
IA U.S. Senate Sr Chuck Grassley Republican 25%
MO U.S. House 6 Sam Graves Republican 26%
TX U.S. House 9 Al Green Democratic 94%
TX U.S. House 29 Gene Green Democratic 89%
Judd Gregg 8%

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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