Rating Group: American Federation of Government Employees

2009 Positions

Issues: Labor Unions
State Office Name Party Rating
Gary Ackerman 100%
John Adler 92%
Daniel Akaka, Sr. 100%
Todd Akin 0%
Rodney Alexander 8%
Jason Altmire 92%
Rob Andrews 100%
Michael Arcuri 92%
Steve Austria 23%
Joe Baca, Sr. 92%
Brian Baird 69%
J. Gresham Barrett 0%
Roscoe Bartlett 8%
Max Baucus 85%
Evan Bayh 85%
Melissa Bean 100%
Bob Bennett 23%
Shelley Berkley 100%
Howard Berman 100%
Marion Berry 54%
Judy Biggert 15%
Brian Bilbray 15%
Jeff Bingaman 100%
John Boccieri 92%
Kit Bond 31%
Jo Bonner, Jr. 8%
Mary Bono Mack 23%
Dan Boren 46%
Leonard Boswell 85%
Rick Boucher 54%
Allen Boyd, Jr. 62%
Bobby Bright 23%
Henry Brown, Jr. 8%
Ginny Brown-Waite 15%
Jim Bunning 0%
Roland Burris 100%
Dan Burton 15%
Steve Buyer 23%
Robert Byrd 54%
Eric Cantor 0%
Joseph Cao 46%
Dennis Cardoza 100%
Russ Carnahan 100%
Christopher Carney 85%
Mike Castle 46%
Ben Chandler III 85%
Travis Childers 69%
Kent Conrad 100%
Jerry Costello 100%
Kathy Dahlkemper 92%
Artur Davis 92%
Geoff Davis 15%
Lincoln Davis 77%
Bill Delahunt 92%
James DeMint 0%
Lincoln Diaz-Balart 46%
Norm Dicks 100%
Chris Dodd 100%
Byron Dorgan 92%
David Dreier 15%
Steve Driehaus 100%
Chet Edwards 77%
Vern Ehlers 23%
Brad Ellsworth 92%
Jo Ann Emerson 23%
John Ensign 8%
Bob Etheridge 100%
Russ Feingold 100%
Bob Filner 100%
Barney Frank 100%
Elton Gallegly 8%
Gabrielle Giffords 92%
Charlie Gonzalez 100%
Bart Gordon 85%
Judd Gregg 31%
Parker Griffith, Jr. 38%
John Hall 100%
Debbie Halvorson 85%
Phil Hare 100%
Jane Harman 100%
Wally Herger, Jr. 8%
Stephanie Herseth Sandlin 69%
Baron Hill 77%
Maurice Hinchey 100%
Paul Hodes 92%
Pete Hoekstra 15%
Thomas Holden 85%
Kay Hutchison 31%
Bob Inglis, Sr. 8%
Daniel Inouye 100%
Jesse Jackson, Jr. 85%
Tim Johnson 23%
Steve Kagen 85%
Paul Kanjorski 92%
Ted Kaufman 92%
Patrick Kennedy 100%
Dale Kildee 100%
Carolyn Kilpatrick 100%
Mary Jo Kilroy 100%
Paul Kirk, Jr. 100%
Larry Kissell 85%
Ron Klein 92%
Herb Kohl 100%
Suzanne Kosmas 85%
Frank Kratovil, Jr. 69%
Dennis Kucinich 77%
Jon Kyl 8%
Steve LaTourette 31%
Frank Lautenberg 100%
Chris Lee 23%
George LeMieux 67%
Jerry Lewis 8%
Joe Lieberman 85%
Blanche Lincoln 92%
John Linder 0%
Dick Lugar 46%
Dan Lungren 8%
Connie Mack IV 0%
Don Manzullo 15%
Betsy Markey 62%
Jim Marshall 69%
Eric Massa 77%
Thaddeus McCotter 23%
Michael McMahon 85%
Kendrick Meek, Sr. 92%
Charlie Melancon, Sr. 69%
Brad Miller 100%
Walt Minnick 62%
Harry Mitchell 69%
Alan Mollohan 100%
Dennis Moore 92%
Patrick Murphy 92%
Scott Murphy 57%
Sue Myrick 8%
Ben Nelson 69%
Glenn Nye III 69%
Jim Oberstar 92%
Dave Obey 100%
John Olver 100%
Solomon Ortiz, Sr. 92%
Ron Paul 0%
Donald Payne 100%
Tom Perriello 69%
Todd Platts 31%
Earl Pomeroy 100%
George Radanovich 0%
Denny Rehberg 23%
Silvestre Reyes 100%
Laura Richardson 100%
Ciro Rodriguez 100%
Mike Ross 69%
Steve Rothman 100%
Mark Schauer 100%
Jean Schmidt 8%
Joe Sestak, Jr. 100%
John Shadegg 0%
Heath Shuler 77%
Ike Skelton 77%
Olympia Snowe 85%
Vic Snyder 62%
Mark Souder 15%
Zack Space 92%
Arlen Specter 69%
John Spratt, Jr. 100%
Pete Stark 85%
Cliff Stearns 15%
Bart Stupak 77%
John Sullivan 0%
Betty Sutton 100%
John Tanner 92%
Gene Taylor 62%
Harry Teague 54%
Todd Tiahrt 8%
Ed Towns 100%
George Voinovich 54%
Zach Wamp 15%
Diane Watson 100%
Mel Watt 100%
Jim Webb, Jr. 92%
Anthony Weiner 100%
Robert Wexler 4%
Charlie Wilson, Jr. 92%
Lynn Woolsey 100%
David Wu 92%
Bill Young 23%
HI Governor Neil Abercrombie D 92%
WI U.S. Senate-Jr Tammy Baldwin D 92%
GA U.S. House-12 John Barrow D 85%
CA U.S. House-34 Xavier Becerra D 100%
AK U.S. Senate-Jr Mark Begich D 100%
CO U.S. Senate-Jr Michael Bennet D 92%
GA U.S. House-2 Sanford Bishop, Jr. D 100%
NY U.S. House-1 Tim Bishop D 100%
OR U.S. House-3 Earl Blumenauer D 85%
CA U.S. Senate-Jr Barbara Boxer D 100%
PA U.S. House-1 Bob Brady D 100%
IA U.S. House-1 Bruce Braley D 92%
FL U.S. House-5 Corrine Brown D 100%
OH U.S. Senate-Sr Sherrod Brown D 100%
NC U.S. House-1 G.K. Butterfield, Jr. D 100%
WA U.S. Senate-Jr Maria Cantwell D 100%
CA U.S. House-24 Lois Capps D 100%
MA U.S. House-7 Mike Capuano D 85%
MD U.S. Senate-Jr Ben Cardin D 100%
DE U.S. Senate-Sr Tom Carper D 92%
IN U.S. House-7 André Carson D 100%
PA U.S. Senate-Sr Bob Casey, Jr. D 100%
FL U.S. House-14 Kathy Castor D 100%
CA U.S. House-27 Judy Chu D 100%
NY U.S. House-9 Yvette Clarke D 100%
MO U.S. House-1 Lacy Clay, Jr. D 100%
MO U.S. House-5 Emanuel Cleaver II D 100%
SC U.S. House-6 Jim Clyburn D 92%
TN U.S. House-9 Steve Cohen D 100%
VA U.S. House-11 Gerry Connolly D 92%
MI U.S. House-13 John Conyers, Jr. D 100%
TN U.S. House-5 Jim Cooper D 100%
CA U.S. House-16 Jim Costa D 100%
CT U.S. House-2 Joe Courtney D 85%
NY U.S. House-14 Joe Crowley D 100%
TX U.S. House-28 Henry Cuellar D 85%
MD U.S. House-7 Elijah Cummings D 100%
IL U.S. House-7 Danny Davis D 92%
CA U.S. House-53 Susan Davis D 100%
OR U.S. House-4 Peter DeFazio D 92%
CO U.S. House-1 Diana DeGette D 100%
CT U.S. House-3 Rosa DeLauro D 100%
MI U.S. House-12 John Dingell D 100%
TX U.S. House-35 Lloyd Doggett II D 92%
IN U.S. Senate-Jr Joe Donnelly, Sr. D 100%
PA U.S. House-14 Mike Doyle D 100%
IL U.S. Senate-Sr Dick Durbin D 100%
MD U.S. House-4 Donna Edwards D 100%
NY U.S. House-16 Eliot Engel D 100%
CA U.S. House-18 Anna Eshoo D 100%
CA U.S. House-20 Sam Farr D 92%
PA U.S. House-2 Chaka Fattah, Sr. D 100%
CA U.S. Senate-Sr Dianne Feinstein D 100%
IL U.S. House-11 Bill Foster D 92%
OH U.S. House-11 Marcia Fudge D 92%
CA U.S. House-3 John Garamendi D 100%
NY U.S. Senate-Jr Kirsten Gillibrand D 100%
FL U.S. House-9 Alan Grayson D 100%
TX U.S. House-9 Al Green D 100%
TX U.S. House-29 Gene Green D 100%
AZ U.S. House-3 Raúl Grijalva D 85%
IL U.S. House-4 Luis Gutierrez D 92%
NC U.S. Senate-Jr Kay Hagan D 100%
IA U.S. Senate-Jr Tom Harkin D 92%
FL U.S. House-20 Alcee Hastings, Sr. D 100%
NM U.S. Senate-Jr Martin Heinrich D 100%
NY U.S. House-26 Brian Higgins D 100%
CT U.S. House-4 Jim Himes D 100%
TX U.S. House-15 Rubén Hinojosa, Sr. D 85%
HI U.S. Senate-Jr Mazie Hirono D 100%
NJ U.S. House-12 Rush Holt, Jr. D 100%
CA U.S. House-17 Mike Honda D 100%
MD U.S. House-5 Steny Hoyer D 100%
WA Governor Jay Inslee D 100%
NY U.S. House-3 Steve Israel D 100%
TX U.S. House-18 Sheila Jackson Lee D 92%
TX U.S. House-30 Eddie Johnson D 100%
GA U.S. House-4 Hank Johnson, Jr. D 92%
SD U.S. Senate-Sr Timothy Johnson D 92%
OH U.S. House-9 Marcy Kaptur D 85%
NA U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry D 100%
WI U.S. House-3 Ron Kind D 92%
AZ U.S. House-1 Ann Kirkpatrick D 77%
LA U.S. Senate-Sr Mary Landrieu D 92%
RI U.S. House-2 Jim Langevin D 100%
WA U.S. House-2 Rick Larsen D 100%
CT U.S. House-1 John Larson D 100%
VT U.S. Senate-Sr Patrick Leahy D 92%
CA U.S. House-13 Barbara Lee D 100%
MI U.S. Senate-Sr Carl Levin D 100%
MI U.S. House-9 Sandy Levin D 100%
GA U.S. House-5 John Lewis D 92%
IL U.S. House-3 Daniel Lipinski D 92%
IA U.S. House-2 Dave Loebsack D 92%
CA U.S. House-19 Zoe Lofgren D 92%
NY U.S. House-17 Nita Lowey D 100%
NM U.S. House-3 Ben Lujan, Jr. D 100%
MA U.S. House-8 Stephen Lynch D 92%
NY U.S. House-12 Carolyn Maloney D 100%
MA U.S. Senate-Jr Ed Markey D 92%
UT U.S. House-4 Jim Matheson D 69%
CA U.S. House-6 Doris Matsui D 100%
NY U.S. House-4 Carolyn McCarthy D 85%
MO U.S. Senate-Sr Claire McCaskill D 85%
WA U.S. House-7 Jim McDermott D 100%
MA U.S. House-2 Jim McGovern D 100%
NC U.S. House-7 Mike McIntyre D 77%
CA U.S. House-9 Jerry McNerney D 100%
NY U.S. House-5 Gregory Meeks D 92%
NJ U.S. Senate-Sr Bob Menendez D 100%
OR U.S. Senate-Jr Jeff Merkley D 100%
ME U.S. House-2 Mike Michaud D 100%
MD U.S. Senate-Sr Barbara Mikulski D 92%
CA U.S. House-11 George Miller D 100%
WI U.S. House-4 Gwen Moore D 92%
VA U.S. House-8 Jim Moran, Jr. D 85%
CT U.S. Senate-Jr Chris Murphy D 92%
WA U.S. Senate-Sr Patty Murray D 100%
NY U.S. House-10 Jerry Nadler D 92%
CA U.S. House-32 Grace Napolitano D 100%
MA U.S. House-1 Richard Neal D 100%
FL U.S. Senate-Sr Bill Nelson, Sr. D 100%
NY U.S. House-21 Bill Owens D 100%
NJ U.S. House-6 Frank Pallone, Jr. D 100%
NJ U.S. House-9 Bill Pascrell, Jr. D 100%
AZ U.S. House-7 Ed Pastor D 100%
CA U.S. House-12 Nancy Pelosi D 100%
CO U.S. House-7 Ed Perlmutter D 92%
MI U.S. House-14 Gary Peters D 100%
ME U.S. House-1 Chellie Pingree D 100%
CO U.S. House-2 Jared Polis D 92%
NC U.S. House-4 David Price D 100%
AR U.S. Senate-Sr Mark Pryor D 92%
IL U.S. House-5 Mike Quigley D 100%
WV U.S. House-3 Nick Rahall II D 100%
NY U.S. House-13 Charlie Rangel D 85%
RI U.S. Senate-Sr Jack Reed D 100%
NV U.S. Senate-Sr Harry Reid D 100%
WV U.S. Senate-Sr Jay Rockefeller IV D 85%
CA U.S. House-40 Lucille Roybal-Allard D 100%
MD U.S. House-2 Dutch Ruppersberger D 92%
IL U.S. House-1 Bobby Rush D 85%
OH U.S. House-13 Tim Ryan D 100%
CA U.S. House-46 Loretta Sanchez D 100%
CA U.S. House-38 Linda Sánchez D 92%
MD U.S. House-3 John Sarbanes D 100%
IL U.S. House-9 Jan Schakowsky D 100%
CA U.S. House-28 Adam Schiff D 100%
OR U.S. House-5 Kurt Schrader D 77%
NY U.S. Senate-Sr Chuck Schumer D 100%
PA U.S. House-13 Allyson Schwartz D 100%
GA U.S. House-13 David Scott D 100%
VA U.S. House-3 Bobby Scott D 100%
NY U.S. House-15 José Serrano D 100%
NH U.S. Senate-Sr Jeanne Shaheen D 100%
NH U.S. House-1 Carol Shea-Porter D 100%
CA U.S. House-30 Brad Sherman D 92%
NJ U.S. House-8 Albio Sires D 100%
NY U.S. House-25 Louise Slaughter D 92%
WA U.S. House-9 Adam Smith D 100%
CA U.S. House-14 Jackie Speier D 100%
MI U.S. Senate-Jr Debbie Stabenow D 100%
MT U.S. Senate-Sr Jon Tester D 92%
MS U.S. House-2 Bennie Thompson D 100%
CA U.S. House-5 Mike Thompson D 100%
MA U.S. House-6 John Tierney D 92%
NV U.S. House-1 Dina Titus D 100%
NY U.S. House-20 Paul Tonko D 100%
MA U.S. House-3 Niki Tsongas D 100%
CO U.S. Senate-Sr Mark Udall D 100%
NM U.S. Senate-Sr Tom Udall D 100%
MD U.S. House-8 Chris Van Hollen, Jr. D 100%
NY U.S. House-7 Nydia Velázquez D 100%
IN U.S. House-1 Pete Visclosky D 92%
VA U.S. Senate-Sr Mark Warner D 85%
FL U.S. House-23 Debbie Wasserman Schultz D 100%
CA U.S. House-43 Maxine Waters D 92%
CA U.S. House-33 Henry Waxman D 100%
VT U.S. House-At-Large Peter Welch D 100%
RI U.S. Senate-Jr Sheldon Whitehouse D 92%
OR U.S. Senate-Sr Ron Wyden D 100%
KY U.S. House-3 John Yarmuth D 100%
MN U.S. House-5 Keith Ellison DFL 100%
MN U.S. Senate-Jr Al Franken DFL 100%
MN U.S. Senate-Sr Amy Klobuchar DFL 100%
MN U.S. House-4 Betty McCollum DFL 100%
MN U.S. House-7 Collin Peterson DFL 77%
MN U.S. House-1 Tim Walz DFL 100%
NY U.S. House-24 Dan Maffei Other 100%
VT U.S. Senate-Jr Bernie Sanders I 100%
CO Commissioner of Agriculture John Salazar N/A 85%
AL U.S. House-4 Robert Aderholt R 15%
TN U.S. Senate-Sr Lamar Alexander R 46%
MN U.S. House-6 Michele Bachmann R 0%
AL U.S. House-6 Spencer Bachus R 8%
WY U.S. Senate-Jr John Barrasso R 0%
TX U.S. House-6 Joe Barton R 8%
FL U.S. House-12 Gus Bilirakis R 8%
UT U.S. House-1 Rob Bishop R 0%
TN U.S. House-7 Marsha Blackburn R 8%
MO U.S. Senate-Jr Roy Blunt R 15%
OH U.S. House-8 John Boehner R 0%
AR U.S. Senate-Jr John Boozman R 0%
LA U.S. House-3 Charles Boustany, Jr. R 15%
TX U.S. House-8 Kevin Brady R 0%
GA U.S. House-10 Paul Broun R 0%
KS Governor Sam Brownback R 15%
FL U.S. House-16 Vern Buchanan R 15%
TX U.S. House-26 Michael Burgess R 0%
NC U.S. Senate-Sr Richard Burr R 8%
CA U.S. House-42 Ken Calvert R 15%
MI U.S. House-4 Dave Camp R 15%
CA U.S. House-45 John Campbell III R 15%
WV U.S. House-2 Shelley Capito R 31%
TX U.S. House-31 John Carter R 0%
LA U.S. House-6 Bill Cassidy R 15%
UT U.S. House-3 Jason Chaffetz R 0%
GA U.S. Senate-Sr Saxby Chambliss R 8%
NC U.S. House-6 Howard Coble R 15%
OK U.S. Senate-Jr Thomas Coburn R 0%
MS U.S. Senate-Sr Thad Cochran R 23%
CO U.S. House-6 Michael Coffman R 0%
OK U.S. House-4 Tom Cole R 0%
ME U.S. Senate-Sr Susan Collins R 77%
TX U.S. House-11 Mike Conaway R 0%
TN U.S. Senate-Jr Robert Corker R 31%
TX U.S. Senate-Sr John Cornyn R 0%
ID U.S. Senate-Sr Mike Crapo R 8%
FL U.S. House-4 Ander Crenshaw R 8%
TX U.S. House-7 John Culberson R 0%
GA Governor Nathan Deal R 0%
PA U.S. House-15 Charlie Dent R 23%
FL U.S. House-25 Mario Diaz-Balart R 46%
TN U.S. House-2 John Duncan, Jr. R 15%
WY U.S. Senate-Sr Mike Enzi R 0%
OK Governor Mary Fallin R 0%
AZ U.S. Senate-Jr Jeff Flake R 0%
LA U.S. House-4 John Fleming, Jr. R 0%
VA U.S. House-4 Randy Forbes R 8%
NE U.S. House-1 Jeff Fortenberry R 8%
NC U.S. House-5 Virginia Foxx R 0%
AZ U.S. House-8 Trent Franks R 0%
NJ U.S. House-11 Rodney Frelinghuysen R 15%
NJ U.S. House-5 Scott Garrett R 8%
PA U.S. House-6 Jim Gerlach R 23%
GA U.S. House-11 Phil Gingrey R 8%
TX U.S. House-1 Louie Gohmert R 0%
VA U.S. House-6 Bob Goodlatte R 0%
SC U.S. Senate-Sr Lindsey Graham R 8%
TX U.S. House-12 Kay Granger R 0%
IA U.S. Senate-Sr Chuck Grassley R 15%
MO U.S. House-6 Sam Graves R 8%
KY U.S. House-2 Brett Guthrie R 15%
TX U.S. House-4 Ralph Hall R 8%
MS U.S. House-3 Gregg Harper R 8%
WA U.S. House-4 Doc Hastings R 0%
UT U.S. Senate-Sr Orrin Hatch R 23%
NV U.S. Senate-Jr Dean Heller R 8%
TX U.S. House-5 Jeb Hensarling R 0%
CA U.S. House-50 Duncan Hunter R 0%
OK U.S. Senate-Sr Jim Inhofe R 8%
GA U.S. Senate-Jr Johnny Isakson R 8%
CA U.S. House-49 Darrell Issa R 15%
KS U.S. House-2 Lynn Jenkins R 0%
NE U.S. Senate-Sr Mike Johanns R 8%
TX U.S. House-3 Sam Johnson R 0%
NC U.S. House-3 Walter Jones, Jr. R 23%
OH U.S. House-4 Jim Jordan R 0%
NY U.S. House-2 Pete King R 23%
IA U.S. House-4 Steve King R 0%
GA U.S. House-1 Jack Kingston R 15%
IL U.S. Senate-Jr Mark Kirk R 23%
MN U.S. House-2 John Kline R 8%
CO U.S. House-5 Doug Lamborn R 0%
NJ U.S. House-7 Leonard Lance R 31%
IA U.S. House-3 Tom Latham R 15%
OH U.S. House-5 Bob Latta R 0%
NJ U.S. House-2 Frank LoBiondo R 31%
OK U.S. House-3 Frank Lucas R 0%
MO U.S. House-3 Blaine Luetkemeyer R 8%
WY U.S. House-At-Large Cynthia Lummis R 0%
TX U.S. House-24 Kenny Marchant R 8%
AZ U.S. Senate-Sr John McCain III R 8%
CA U.S. House-23 Kevin McCarthy R 8%
TX U.S. House-10 Michael McCaul R 0%
CA U.S. House-4 Tom McClintock R 0%
KY U.S. Senate-Sr Mitch McConnell R 8%
NC U.S. House-10 Patrick McHenry R 8%
CA U.S. House-25 Buck McKeon R 15%
WA U.S. House-5 Cathy McMorris Rodgers R 8%
FL U.S. House-7 John Mica R 8%
MI U.S. House-10 Candice Miller R 23%
CA U.S. House-31 Gary Miller R 18%
FL U.S. House-1 Jeff Miller R 0%
KS U.S. Senate-Jr Jerry Moran R 8%
AK U.S. Senate-Sr Lisa Murkowski R 54%
PA U.S. House-18 Tim Murphy R 38%
TX U.S. House-19 Randy Neugebauer R 0%
CA U.S. House-22 Devin Nunes R 0%
TX U.S. House-22 Pete Olson R 0%
MN U.S. House-3 Erik Paulsen R 8%
IN Governor Mike Pence R 8%
WI U.S. House-6 Tom Petri R 23%
PA U.S. House-16 Joe Pitts R 8%
TX U.S. House-2 Ted Poe R 8%
FL U.S. House-8 Bill Posey R 8%
GA U.S. House-6 Tom Price R 0%
FL Commissioner of Agriculture and Consumer Services Adam Putnam R 15%
WA U.S. House-8 Dave Reichert R 38%
ID U.S. Senate-Jr James Risch R 8%
KS U.S. Senate-Sr Pat Roberts R 8%
TN U.S. House-1 Phil Roe R 15%
KY U.S. House-5 Hal Rogers R 8%
AL U.S. House-3 Mike Rogers R 31%
MI U.S. House-8 Mike Rogers R 15%
CA U.S. House-48 Dana Rohrabacher R 0%
FL U.S. House-17 Tom Rooney R 8%
IL U.S. House-6 Peter Roskam R 0%
FL U.S. House-27 Ileana Ros-Lehtinen R 46%
CA U.S. House-39 Ed Royce R 8%
WI U.S. House-1 Paul Ryan R 8%
LA U.S. House-1 Steve Scalise R 0%
IL U.S. House-18 Aaron Schock R 8%
WI U.S. House-5 Jim Sensenbrenner, Jr. R 8%
AL U.S. Senate-Jr Jeff Sessions III R 0%
TX U.S. House-32 Pete Sessions R 0%
AL U.S. Senate-Sr Richard Shelby R 15%
IL U.S. House-15 John Shimkus R 15%
PA U.S. House-9 Bill Shuster R 15%
ID U.S. House-2 Mike Simpson R 23%
NE U.S. House-3 Adrian Smith R 0%
NJ U.S. House-4 Chris Smith R 46%
TX U.S. House-21 Lamar Smith R 8%
NE U.S. House-2 Lee Terry R 8%
PA U.S. House-5 G.T. Thompson, Jr. R 23%
TX U.S. House-13 Mac Thornberry R 0%
SD U.S. Senate-Jr John Thune R 8%
OH U.S. House-12 Pat Tiberi R 23%
OH U.S. House-10 Mike Turner R 38%
MI U.S. House-6 Fred Upton R 31%
LA U.S. Senate-Jr David Vitter R 0%
OR U.S. House-2 Greg Walden R 15%
GA U.S. House-3 Lynn Westmoreland R 0%
KY U.S. House-1 Ed Whitfield R 15%
MS U.S. Senate-Jr Roger Wicker R 15%
SC U.S. House-2 Joe Wilson, Sr. R 8%
VA U.S. House-1 Rob Wittman R 15%
VA U.S. House-10 Frank Wolf R 23%
AK U.S. House-At-Large Don Young R 23%

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.

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