State Office Name Party Rating
Neil Abercrombie 20%
Gary Ackerman 13%
AL U.S. House-4 Robert Aderholt R 93%
Daniel Akaka, Sr. 18%
Todd Akin 93%
Wayne Allard 75%
George Allen 67%
Thomas Allen 13%
Rob Andrews 21%
Richard Armey 87%
Joe Baca, Sr. 33%
Spencer Bachus 93%
Brian Baird 27%
Richard Hugh Baker 87%
ME Councilor-At-Large John Baldacci D 13%
WI U.S. Senate-Jr Tammy Baldwin D 13%
Cass Ballenger 80%
James Barcia 86%
Bob Barr, Jr. 93%
WI Mayor-At-Large Tom Barrett D 23%
Roscoe Bartlett 100%
TX U.S. House-6 Joe Barton R 86%
Charlie Bass 73%
Max Baucus 25%
Evan Bayh 25%
CA U.S. House-34 Xavier Becerra D 13%
Bob Bennett 64%
Kenneth Bentsen, Jr. 7%
Douglas Bereuter 67%
Shelley Berkley 33%
Howard Berman 8%
Marion Berry 53%
NA Vice President Joe Biden, Jr. D 25%
Judy Biggert 53%
Michael Bilirakis 93%
Jeff Bingaman 9%
GA U.S. House-2 Sanford Bishop, Jr. D 60%
Rod Blagojevich 44%
OR U.S. House-3 Earl Blumenauer D 7%
MO U.S. Senate-Jr Roy Blunt R 100%
Sherwood Boehlert 40%
OH U.S. House-8 John Boehner R 87%
Kit Bond 73%
Henry Bonilla 80%
David Edward Bonior 40%
Mary Bono Mack 54%
AR U.S. Senate-Sr John Boozman R 93%
Robert Borski, Jr. 33%
Leonard Boswell 60%
Rick Boucher 27%
CA U.S. Senate-Jr Barbara Boxer D 18%
Allen Boyd, Jr. 53%
TX U.S. House-8 Kevin Brady R 93%
PA U.S. House-1 Bob Brady D 20%
John Breaux 36%
FL U.S. House-5 Corrine Brown D 13%
Henry Brown, Jr. 87%
OH U.S. Senate-Sr Sherrod Brown D 20%
KS Governor Sam Brownback R 75%
Ed Bryant 93%
Jim Bunning 75%
Conrad Burns 83%
NC U.S. Senate-Sr Richard Burr R 80%
Dan Burton 89%
Steve Buyer 80%
Robert Byrd 25%
Herbert Callahan 93%
CA U.S. House-42 Ken Calvert R 80%
Dave Camp 87%
Ben Campbell 80%
Chris Cannon 83%
Eric Cantor 93%
WA U.S. Senate-Jr Maria Cantwell D 8%
WV U.S. Senate-Jr Shelley Capito R 80%
CA U.S. House-24 Lois Capps D 27%
MA U.S. House-7 Mike Capuano D 7%
MD U.S. Senate-Jr Ben Cardin D 21%
Jean Carnahan 33%
DE U.S. Senate-Sr Tom Carper D 17%
Brad Carson 40%
Julia Carson 14%
Mike Castle 53%
OH U.S. House-1 Steve Chabot R 87%
Linc Chafee 42%
Saxby Chambliss 92%
MO U.S. House-1 Lacy Clay, Jr. D 17%
Eva Clayton 15%
Joseph Maxwell Cleland 17%
Robert Clement 54%
Hillary Clinton 25%
SC U.S. House-6 Jim Clyburn D 14%
Howard Coble 100%
MS U.S. Senate-Sr Thad Cochran R 67%
Michael Collins 87%
ME U.S. Senate-Sr Susan Collins R 42%
Larry Combest 100%
Gary Condit 54%
Kent Conrad 36%
MI U.S. House-13 John Conyers, Jr. D 13%
John Cooksey 93%
Jon Corzine 25%
Jerry Costello 60%
Christopher Cox 87%
William Coyne 13%
Larry Craig 82%
Robert Cramer 73%
Philip Crane 91%
ID U.S. Senate-Sr Mike Crapo R 64%
FL U.S. House-4 Ander Crenshaw R 87%
NY U.S. House-14 Joe Crowley D 20%
Barbara Cubin 93%
TX U.S. House-7 John Culberson R 93%
MD U.S. House-7 Elijah Cummings D 20%
Randall Cunningham 86%
Thomas Daschle 18%
IL U.S. House-7 Danny Davis D 14%
James Davis 27%
Jo Ann Davis 100%
CA U.S. House-53 Susan Davis D 13%
Thomas Davis III 67%
MN Governor Mark Dayton DFL 18%
GA Governor Nathan Deal R 93%
OR U.S. House-4 Peter DeFazio D 40%
CO U.S. House-1 Diana DeGette D 14%
Bill Delahunt 15%
CT U.S. House-3 Rosa DeLauro D 13%
Thomas DeLay 86%
James DeMint 93%
Peter Deutsch 29%
OH Attorney General Mike DeWine R 58%
Lincoln Diaz-Balart 73%
Norm Dicks 21%
John Dingell 29%
Chris Dodd 25%
TX U.S. House-35 Lloyd Doggett II D 13%
Pete Domenici, Jr. 78%
Calvin Dooley 7%
John Doolittle 93%
Byron Dorgan 33%
PA U.S. House-14 Mike Doyle D 33%
David Dreier 67%
TN U.S. House-2 John Duncan, Jr. R 100%
Jennifer Dunn 71%
IL U.S. Senate-Sr Dick Durbin D 17%
John Edwards 33%
Chet Edwards 40%
Vern Ehlers 47%
Bob Ehrlich, Jr. 64%
Jo Ann Emerson 93%
NY U.S. House-16 Eliot Engel D 27%
Philip English 71%
John Ensign 73%
WY U.S. Senate-Sr Mike Enzi R 80%
CA U.S. House-18 Anna Eshoo D 21%
Bob Etheridge 47%
Lane Evans 13%
Terry Everett 93%
CA U.S. House-20 Sam Farr D 13%
PA U.S. House-2 Chaka Fattah, Sr. D 13%
Russ Feingold 17%
CA U.S. Senate-Sr Dianne Feinstein D 25%
Michael Ferguson 67%
Bob Filner 13%
Peter Fitzgerald 58%
AZ U.S. Senate-Jr Jeff Flake R 87%
Ernest Fletcher 80%
Mark Foley 60%
VA U.S. House-4 Randy Forbes R 93%
Harold Ford, Jr. 36%
Vito Fossella, Jr. 73%
Barney Frank 13%
NJ U.S. House-11 Rodney Frelinghuysen R 73%
William Frist 75%
Jonas Frost III 13%
Elton Gallegly 87%
John Ganske 79%
George Gekas 80%
Richard Andrew Gephardt 20%
Jim Gibbons 73%
Wayne Gilchrest 71%
Paul Gillmor 67%
Benjamin Gilman 47%
Charlie Gonzalez 13%
Virgil Goode, Jr. 100%
VA U.S. House-6 Bob Goodlatte R 93%
Bart Gordon 73%
Porter Goss 80%
Daniel Graham 25%
SC U.S. Senate-Sr Lindsey Graham R 87%
William Phillip Gramm 73%
TX U.S. House-12 Kay Granger R 87%
IA U.S. Senate-Sr Chuck Grassley R 75%
MO U.S. House-6 Sam Graves R 93%
Mark Green 87%
TX U.S. House-29 Gene Green D 27%
James Greenwood 57%
Judd Gregg 82%
Felix Grucci, Jr. 67%
IL U.S. House-4 Luis Gutiérrez D 7%
Gilbert Gutknecht 93%
NA U.S. Secretary of Defense Charles Hagel R 75%
Ralph Hall 87%
Tony Hall 50%
James Hansen 100%
Tom Harkin 33%
Jane Harman 33%
Melissa Hart 79%
J. Dennis Hastert 75%
FL U.S. House-20 Alcee Hastings, Sr. D 8%
Doc Hastings 87%
UT U.S. Senate-Sr Orrin Hatch R 60%
Robert Hayes 100%
J.D. Hayworth, Jr. 93%
Joel Hefley 93%
Jesse Helms 80%
Wally Herger, Jr. 93%
Baron Hill 33%
Van Hilleary 92%
Earl Hilliard, Jr. 33%
Maurice Hinchey 20%
TX U.S. House-15 Rubén Hinojosa, Sr. D 21%
David Lee Hobson 80%
PA Commissioner-At-Large Joseph Hoeffel 13%
Pete Hoekstra 87%
Thomas Holden 60%
Ernest Hollings 25%
Rush Holt, Jr. 27%
CA U.S. House-17 Mike Honda D 7%
Darlene Hooley 27%
Stephen Horn 60%
John Nathan Hostettler 93%
Amory Houghton, Jr. 33%
MD U.S. House-5 Steny Hoyer D 13%
Kenny Hulshof 87%
Duncan Hunter 100%
Y. Tim Hutchinson 82%
Kay Hutchison 70%
Henry Hyde 80%
OK U.S. Senate-Sr Jim Inhofe R 75%
Daniel Inouye 33%
WA Governor Jay Inslee D 20%
GA U.S. Senate-Sr Johnny Isakson R 80%
NY U.S. House-3 Steve Israel D 33%
CA U.S. House-49 Darrell Issa R 80%
Ernest Istook, Jr. 93%
Jesse Jackson, Jr. 13%
TX U.S. House-18 Sheila Jackson Lee D 14%
William Jefferson 27%
James Merrill Jeffords 8%
William Lewis Jenkins 93%
Christopher John 50%
TX U.S. House-30 Eddie Johnson D 13%
Nancy Johnson 36%
TX U.S. House-3 Sam Johnson R 93%
Tim Johnson 67%
Timothy Johnson 33%
NC U.S. House-3 Walter Jones, Jr. R 100%
Paul Kanjorski 47%
OH U.S. House-9 Marcy Kaptur D 43%
Ric Keller 93%
Sue Kelly 60%
Edward Kennedy, Sr. 17%
Mark Kennedy 83%
Patrick Kennedy 27%
Brian Kerns 93%
NA U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry D 18%
Dale Kildee 47%
Carolyn Kilpatrick 21%
WI U.S. House-3 Ron Kind D 20%
NY U.S. House-2 Pete King R 80%
Jack Kingston 93%
IL U.S. Senate-Jr Mark Kirk R 47%
Gerald Kleczka 27%
Joseph Knollenberg 79%
Herb Kohl 8%
James Kolbe 47%
Dennis Kucinich 20%
Jon Kyl 75%
John LaFalce 31%
Ray LaHood 80%
Nicholas Lampson 33%
Mary Landrieu 33%
RI U.S. House-2 Jim Langevin D 47%
Tom Lantos 21%
WA U.S. House-2 Rick Larsen D 20%
CT U.S. House-1 John Larson D 13%
Tom Latham 73%
Steve LaTourette 77%
James Leach 47%
VT U.S. Senate-Sr Patrick Leahy D 17%
CA U.S. House-13 Barbara Lee D 13%
Carl Levin 25%
MI U.S. House-9 Sandy Levin D 20%
Jerry Lewis 73%
GA U.S. House-5 John Lewis D 17%
Ron Lewis 93%
Joe Lieberman 8%
Blanche Lincoln 17%
John Linder 93%
William Lipinski 58%
NJ U.S. House-2 Frank LoBiondo R 80%
CA U.S. House-19 Zoe Lofgren D 20%
Trent Lott, Sr. 75%
NY U.S. House-17 Nita Lowey D 31%
OK U.S. House-3 Frank Lucas R 87%
Ken Lucas 87%
Dick Lugar 67%
William Luther 33%
MA U.S. House-8 Stephen Lynch D 50%
NY U.S. House-12 Carolyn Maloney D 21%
James Maloney 47%
Don Manzullo 93%
MA U.S. Senate-Jr Ed Markey D 13%
Frank Mascara 54%
Jim Matheson 27%
Robert Matsui 13%
AZ U.S. Senate-Sr John McCain III R 70%
Carolyn McCarthy 47%
Karen McCarthy 14%
MN U.S. House-4 Betty McCollum DFL 20%
KY U.S. Senate-Sr Mitch McConnell R 75%
James McCrery III 93%
WA U.S. House-7 Jim McDermott D 7%
MA U.S. House-2 Jim McGovern D 13%
John McHugh 85%
Scott McInnis 93%
Mike McIntyre 87%
Buck McKeon 73%
Cynthia Ann McKinney 20%
Michael McNulty 40%
Martin Meehan 14%
Carrie Meek 13%
NY U.S. House-5 Gregory Meeks D 29%
NJ U.S. Senate-Sr Bob Menendez D 21%
FL U.S. House-7 John Mica R 87%
MD U.S. Senate-Sr Barbara Mikulski D 25%
Juanita Millender-McDonald 17%
Dan Miller 80%
Gary Miller 93%
George Miller 20%
FL U.S. House-1 Jeff Miller R 93%
Zell Bryan Miller 30%
Patsy Takemoto Mink 27%
Alan Mollohan 47%
Dennis Moore 27%
Jim Moran, Jr. 20%
KS U.S. Senate-Jr Jerry Moran R 73%
Constance Morella 13%
Frank Murkowski 82%
WA U.S. Senate-Sr Patty Murray D 8%
Jack Murtha 47%
Sue Myrick 93%
NY U.S. House-10 Jerry Nadler D 15%
CA U.S. House-32 Grace Napolitano D 20%
MA U.S. House-1 Richard Neal D 21%
Ben Nelson 33%
FL U.S. Senate-Sr Bill Nelson, Sr. D 33%
George Nethercutt, Jr. 75%
Robert William Ney 87%
Don Nickles 75%
Anne Northup 71%
Charles Norwood, Jr. 100%
James Nussle 80%
Jim Oberstar 29%
Dave Obey 27%
John Olver 14%
Solomon Ortiz, Sr. 50%
Thomas William Osborne 80%
Doug Ose 67%
ID Governor Butch Otter R 87%
Major Owens 23%
Michael Oxley 80%
NJ U.S. House-6 Frank Pallone, Jr. D 20%
NJ U.S. House-9 Bill Pascrell, Jr. D 33%
Ed Pastor 13%
Ron Paul 80%
Donald Payne 14%
CA U.S. House-12 Nancy Pelosi D 13%
IN Governor Mike Pence R 93%
MN U.S. House-7 Collin Peterson DFL 69%
John Peterson 86%
Tom Petri 87%
David Phelps 71%
Charles Pickering, Jr. 93%
PA U.S. House-16 Joe Pitts R 93%
Todd Platts 87%
Richard Pombo 93%
Earl Pomeroy 53%
OH U.S. Senate-Jr Rob Portman R 80%
NC U.S. House-4 David Price D 13%
Deborah Pryce 69%
FL Commissioner of Agriculture Adam Putnam R 93%
Jack Quinn 69%
George Radanovich 79%
Nick Rahall II 47%
James Ramstad 67%
NY U.S. House-13 Charlie Rangel D 13%
RI U.S. Senate-Sr Jack Reed D 17%
Ralph Regula 87%
Denny Rehberg 93%
NV U.S. Senate-Sr Harry Reid D 36%
Silvestre Reyes 55%
Thomas Reynolds 73%
Bob Riley 91%
Lynn Nancy Rivers 13%
KS U.S. Senate-Sr Pat Roberts R 83%
Jay Rockefeller IV 33%
Ciro Rodriguez 21%
Timothy Roemer 73%
KY U.S. House-5 Hal Rogers R 79%
Mike Rogers 80%
CA U.S. House-48 Dana Rohrabacher R 100%
FL U.S. House-27 Ileana Ros-Lehtinen R 67%
Mike Ross 60%
Steve Rothman 27%
Marge Roukema 63%
CA U.S. House-40 Lucille Roybal-Allard D 13%
CA U.S. House-39 Ed Royce R 93%
IL U.S. House-1 Bobby Rush D 13%
WI U.S. House-1 Paul Ryan R 87%
Jim Ryun 93%
Martin Olav Sabo 13%
CA U.S. House-46 Loretta Sanchez D 27%
VT U.S. Senate-Jr Bernie Sanders I 20%
Max Sandlin, Jr. 60%
Rick Santorum 64%
Paul Sarbanes 17%
OH State Senate-28 Thomas Sawyer D 13%
Jim Saxton 87%
Robert Schaffer 93%
IL U.S. House-9 Jan Schakowsky D 13%
CA U.S. House-28 Adam Schiff D 20%
Edward Schrock 87%
NY U.S. Senate-Sr Chuck Schumer D 33%
VA U.S. House-3 Bobby Scott D 7%
WI U.S. House-5 Jim Sensenbrenner, Jr. R 87%
José Serrano 13%
AL U.S. Senate-Jr Jeff Sessions III R 92%
TX U.S. House-32 Pete Sessions R 93%
John Shadegg 93%
E. Clay Shaw, Jr. 60%
Christopher Shays 53%
AL U.S. Senate-Sr Richard Shelby R 83%
CA U.S. House-30 Brad Sherman D 20%
Donald Sherwood 87%
IL U.S. House-15 John Shimkus R 93%
Ronnie Shows 93%
PA U.S. House-9 Bill Shuster R 93%
Robert Ruhl Simmons 47%
ID U.S. House-2 Mike Simpson R 80%
Joseph Skeen 60%
Ike Skelton 60%
NY U.S. House-25 Louise Slaughter D 13%
WA U.S. House-9 Adam Smith D 21%
NJ U.S. House-4 Chris Smith R 87%
Gordon Smith 36%
TX U.S. House-21 Lamar Smith R 85%
Nick Smith 86%
Bob Smith 75%
Olympia Snowe 42%
Vic Snyder 20%
Hilda Solis 13%
Mark Souder 67%
Arlen Specter 42%
John Spratt, Jr. 43%
MI U.S. Senate-Sr Debbie Stabenow D 33%
Pete Stark 7%
Cliff Stearns 100%
Charles Stenholm 53%
Ted Stevens 60%
Ted Strickland 47%
Bob Stump 100%
Bart Stupak 53%
John Sullivan 93%
John Sununu 80%
John Sweeney 71%
Tom Tancredo 93%
John Tanner 47%
Ellen Tauscher 20%
William Tauzin 87%
Charles Taylor 100%
Gene Taylor 87%
Lee Terry 73%
Craig Thomas 73%
William Thomas 60%
MS U.S. House-2 Bennie Thompson D 21%
Fred Thompson 75%
CA U.S. House-5 Mike Thompson D 20%
TX U.S. House-13 Mac Thornberry R 79%
SD U.S. Senate-Sr John Thune R 80%
Karen Thurman 40%
Strom Thurmond 83%
Todd Tiahrt 80%
OH U.S. House-12 Pat Tiberi R 80%
John Tierney 13%
PA U.S. Senate-Jr Pat Toomey R 93%
Robert Torricelli 33%
Ed Towns 20%
Stephanie Tubbs Jones 18%
James Turner 47%
Mark Udall 27%
NM U.S. Senate-Sr Tom Udall D 27%
MI U.S. House-6 Fred Upton R 87%
NY U.S. House-7 Nydia Velázquez D 7%
IN U.S. House-1 Pete Visclosky D 33%
LA U.S. Senate-Sr David Vitter R 93%
George Voinovich 73%
OR U.S. House-2 Greg Walden R 80%
James Walsh 73%
Zach Wamp 87%
John Warner 75%
CA U.S. House-43 Maxine Waters D 13%
Wesley Watkins 87%
Diane Watson 18%
Mel Watt 7%
Julius Caesar Watts, Jr. 79%
Henry Waxman 18%
Anthony Weiner 14%
David Weldon 93%
W. Curtis Weldon 86%
Gerald Weller 80%
Paul Wellstone 17%
Robert Wexler 31%
KY U.S. House-1 Ed Whitfield R 80%
MS U.S. Senate-Jr Roger Wicker R 93%
SC U.S. House-2 Joe Wilson, Sr. R 100%
Heather Wilson 73%
Frank Wolf 87%
Lynn Woolsey 13%
David Wu 27%
OR U.S. Senate-Sr Ron Wyden D 25%
Albert Wynn 27%
Bill Young 87%
AK U.S. House-At-Large Don Young R 100%

How to Interpret these Evaluations

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