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Special Interest Groups

Rating Group: American Federation of Government Employees

2011 Positions

Issues: Labor Unions
State Office District Name Party Rating
AK U.S. House At-Large Don Young Republican 35%
AL U.S. House 2 Martha Roby Republican 4%
AL U.S. House 3 Mike Rogers Republican 23%
AL U.S. House 4 Robert Aderholt Republican 12%
AL U.S. House 5 Mo Brooks Republican 12%
AL U.S. House 7 Terri Sewell Democratic 96%
AL U.S. Senate Sr Richard Shelby Republican 6%
AL U.S. Senate Jr Jeff Sessions III Republican 6%
AR U.S. House 1 Rick Crawford Republican 8%
AR U.S. House 3 Steve Womack Republican 4%
AR U.S. Senate Sr John Boozman Republican 13%
AR Lieutenant Governor Tim Griffin Republican 4%
AZ U.S. House 3 Raúl Grijalva Democratic 100%
AZ U.S. House 4 Paul Gosar Republican 4%
AZ U.S. House 6 David Schweikert Republican 4%
AZ U.S. House 8 Trent Franks Republican 4%
AZ U.S. Senate Sr John McCain III Republican 6%
AZ U.S. Senate Jr Jeff Flake Republican 12%
CA U.S. House 3 John Garamendi Democratic 96%
CA U.S. House 4 Tom McClintock Republican 8%
CA U.S. House 5 Mike Thompson Democratic 100%
CA U.S. House 9 Jerry McNerney Democratic 100%
CA U.S. House 10 Jeff Denham Republican 4%
CA U.S. House 12 Nancy Pelosi Democratic 92%
CA U.S. House 13 Barbara Lee Democratic 100%
CA U.S. House 14 Jackie Speier Democratic 92%
CA U.S. House 16 Jim Costa Democratic 81%
CA U.S. House 17 Mike Honda Democratic 100%
CA U.S. House 18 Anna Eshoo Democratic 100%
CA U.S. House 19 Zoe Lofgren Democratic 85%
CA U.S. House 20 Sam Farr Democratic 92%
CA U.S. House 22 Devin Nunes Republican 4%
CA U.S. House 23 Kevin McCarthy Republican 4%
CA U.S. House 27 Judy Chu Democratic 100%
CA U.S. House 28 Adam Schiff Democratic 100%
CA U.S. House 30 Brad Sherman Democratic 100%
CA U.S. House 32 Grace Napolitano Democratic 96%
CA U.S. House 34 Xavier Becerra Democratic 100%
CA U.S. House 37 Karen Bass Democratic 96%
CA U.S. House 38 Linda Sánchez Democratic 100%
CA U.S. House 39 Ed Royce Republican 0%
CA U.S. House 40 Lucille Roybal-Allard Democratic 100%
CA U.S. House 42 Ken Calvert Republican 4%
CA U.S. House 43 Maxine Waters Democratic 96%
CA U.S. House 44 Janice Hahn Democratic 100%
CA U.S. House 46 Loretta Sanchez Democratic 96%
CA U.S. House 48 Dana Rohrabacher Republican 4%
CA U.S. House 49 Darrell Issa Republican 4%
CA U.S. House 50 Duncan Hunter Republican 4%
CA U.S. House 53 Susan Davis Democratic 96%
CA U.S. Senate Sr Dianne Feinstein Democratic 94%
CA U.S. Senate Jr Barbara Boxer Democratic 100%
CO U.S. House 1 Diana DeGette Democratic 100%
CO U.S. House 2 Jared Polis Democratic 92%
CO U.S. House 3 Scott Tipton Republican 4%
CO U.S. House 5 Doug Lamborn Republican 4%
CO U.S. House 6 Michael Coffman Republican 0%
CO U.S. House 7 Ed Perlmutter Democratic 100%
CO U.S. Senate Sr Michael Bennet Democratic 88%
CO U.S. Senate Jr Cory Gardner Republican 0%
CT U.S. House 1 John Larson Democratic 100%
CT U.S. House 2 Joe Courtney Democratic 100%
CT U.S. House 3 Rosa DeLauro Democratic 100%
CT U.S. House 4 Jim Himes Democratic 96%
CT U.S. Senate Sr Richard Blumenthal Democratic 100%
CT U.S. Senate Jr Chris Murphy Democratic 100%
DE U.S. Senate Sr Tom Carper Democratic 88%
DE U.S. Senate Jr Chris Coons Democratic 100%
DE U.S. House At-Large John Carney, Jr. Democratic 96%
FL U.S. House 1 Jeff Miller Republican 0%
FL U.S. House 4 Ander Crenshaw Republican 12%
FL U.S. House 5 Corrine Brown Democratic 100%
FL U.S. House 7 John Mica Republican 0%
FL U.S. House 8 Bill Posey Republican 4%
FL U.S. House 10 Daniel Webster Republican 8%
FL U.S. House 11 Rich Nugent Republican 4%
FL U.S. House 14 Kathy Castor Democratic 88%
FL U.S. House 15 Dennis Ross Republican 4%
FL U.S. House 16 Vern Buchanan Republican 4%
FL U.S. House 17 Tom Rooney Republican 4%
FL U.S. House 20 Alcee Hastings, Sr. Democratic 96%
FL U.S. House 21 Ted Deutch Democratic 92%
FL U.S. House 23 Debbie Wasserman Schultz Democratic 92%
FL U.S. House 24 Frederica Wilson Democratic 81%
FL U.S. House 27 Ileana Ros-Lehtinen Republican 38%
FL U.S. Senate Sr Bill Nelson, Sr. Democratic 88%
FL U.S. Senate Jr Marco Rubio Republican 6%
GA U.S. House 2 Sanford Bishop, Jr. Democratic 88%
GA U.S. House 3 Lynn Westmoreland Republican 0%
GA U.S. House 4 Hank Johnson, Jr. Democratic 100%
GA U.S. House 5 John Lewis Democratic 96%
GA U.S. House 6 Tom Price Republican 0%
GA U.S. House 7 Rob Woodall Republican 4%
GA U.S. House 8 Austin Scott Republican 8%
GA U.S. House 13 David Scott Democratic 100%
GA U.S. House 14 Tom Graves, Jr. Republican 4%
GA U.S. Senate Sr Johnny Isakson Republican 13%
HI U.S. Senate Jr Mazie Hirono Democratic 100%
IA U.S. House 2 Dave Loebsack Democratic 92%
IA U.S. House 4 Steve King Republican 8%
IA U.S. Senate Sr Chuck Grassley Republican 6%
ID U.S. House 1 Raúl Labrador Republican 0%
ID U.S. House 2 Mike Simpson Republican 8%
ID U.S. Senate Sr Mike Crapo Republican 6%
ID U.S. Senate Jr James Risch Republican 6%
IL U.S. House 1 Bobby Rush Democratic 85%
IL U.S. House 4 Luis Gutiérrez Democratic 88%
IL U.S. House 5 Mike Quigley Democratic 96%
IL U.S. House 6 Peter Roskam Republican 12%
IL U.S. House 7 Danny Davis Democratic 100%
IL U.S. House 9 Jan Schakowsky Democratic 100%
IL U.S. House 10 Bob Dold Republican 4%
IL U.S. House 14 Randy Hultgren Republican 15%
IL U.S. House 15 John Shimkus Republican 35%
IL U.S. House 16 Adam Kinzinger Republican 12%
IL U.S. Senate Sr Dick Durbin Democratic 100%
IL U.S. Senate Jr Mark Kirk Republican 13%
IN U.S. House 1 Pete Visclosky Democratic 92%
IN U.S. House 3 Marlin Stutzman Republican 0%
IN U.S. House 4 Todd Rokita Republican 0%
IN U.S. House 7 André Carson Democratic 100%
IN U.S. House 8 Larry Bucshon Republican 4%
IN U.S. House 9 Todd Young Republican 4%
IN U.S. Senate Sr Daniel Coats Republican 13%
IN U.S. Senate Jr Joe Donnelly, Sr. Democratic 88%
IN Governor Mike Pence Republican 0%
KS U.S. House 1 Tim Huelskamp Republican 4%
KS U.S. House 2 Lynn Jenkins Republican 4%
KS U.S. House 3 Kevin Yoder Republican 0%
KS U.S. House 4 Mike Pompeo Republican 4%
KS U.S. Senate Sr Pat Roberts Republican 13%
KS U.S. Senate Jr Jerry Moran Republican 6%
KY U.S. House 1 Ed Whitfield Republican 8%
KY U.S. House 2 Brett Guthrie Republican 8%
KY U.S. House 3 John Yarmuth Democratic 100%
KY U.S. House 5 Hal Rogers Republican 4%
KY U.S. Senate Sr Mitch McConnell Republican 6%
KY U.S. Senate Jr Rand Paul Republican 19%
LA U.S. House 1 Steve Scalise Republican 4%
LA U.S. House 2 Cedric Richmond Democratic 96%
LA U.S. House 3 Charles Boustany, Jr. Republican 0%
LA U.S. House 4 John Fleming, Jr. Republican 4%
LA U.S. Senate Sr David Vitter Republican 13%
LA U.S. Senate Jr Bill Cassidy Republican 4%
MA U.S. House 1 Richard Neal Democratic 88%
MA U.S. House 2 Jim McGovern Democratic 100%
MA U.S. House 3 Niki Tsongas Democratic 100%
MA U.S. House 7 Mike Capuano Democratic 96%
MA U.S. House 8 Stephen Lynch Democratic 100%
MA U.S. House 9 Bill Keating Democratic 92%
MA U.S. Senate Jr Ed Markey Democratic 100%
MD U.S. House 1 Andy Harris Republican 8%
MD U.S. House 2 Dutch Ruppersberger Democratic 96%
MD U.S. House 3 John Sarbanes Democratic 100%
MD U.S. House 4 Donna Edwards Democratic 100%
MD U.S. House 5 Steny Hoyer Democratic 88%
MD U.S. House 7 Elijah Cummings Democratic 100%
MD U.S. House 8 Chris Van Hollen, Jr. Democratic 96%
MD U.S. Senate Sr Barbara Mikulski Democratic 100%
MD U.S. Senate Jr Ben Cardin Democratic 100%
ME U.S. House 1 Chellie Pingree Democratic 96%
ME U.S. Senate Sr Susan Collins Republican 38%
MI U.S. House 1 Dan Benishek Republican 0%
MI U.S. House 2 Bill Huizenga Republican 0%
MI U.S. House 3 Justin Amash Republican 12%
MI U.S. House 5 Dan Kildee Democratic 100%
MI U.S. House 6 Fred Upton Republican 8%
MI U.S. House 7 Tim Walberg Republican 4%
MI U.S. House 9 Sandy Levin Democratic 100%
MI U.S. House 10 Candice Miller Republican 15%
MI U.S. House 13 John Conyers, Jr. Democratic 96%
MI U.S. Senate Sr Debbie Stabenow Democratic 100%
MI U.S. Senate Jr Gary Peters Democratic 81%
MN U.S. House 1 Tim Walz Democratic/Farmer/Labor 96%
MN U.S. House 2 John Kline Republican 0%
MN U.S. House 3 Erik Paulsen Republican 4%
MN U.S. House 4 Betty McCollum Democratic/Farmer/Labor 85%
MN U.S. House 5 Keith Ellison Democratic/Farmer/Labor 96%
MN U.S. House 7 Collin Peterson Democratic/Farmer/Labor 88%
MN U.S. Senate Sr Amy Klobuchar Democratic/Farmer/Labor 100%
MN U.S. Senate Jr Al Franken Democratic/Farmer/Labor 100%
MO U.S. House 1 Lacy Clay, Jr. Democratic 100%
MO U.S. House 3 Blaine Luetkemeyer Republican 4%
MO U.S. House 4 Vicky Hartzler Republican 4%
MO U.S. House 5 Emanuel Cleaver II Democratic 100%
MO U.S. House 6 Sam Graves Republican 8%
MO U.S. House 7 Billy Long Republican 0%
MO U.S. Senate Sr Claire McCaskill Democratic 94%
MO U.S. Senate Jr Roy Blunt Republican 13%
MS U.S. House 2 Bennie Thompson Democratic 100%
MS U.S. House 3 Gregg Harper Republican 8%
MS U.S. House 4 Steven Palazzo Republican 4%
MS U.S. Senate Sr Thad Cochran Republican 13%
MS U.S. Senate Jr Roger Wicker Republican 6%
MT U.S. Senate Sr Jon Tester Democratic 94%
NA U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry Democratic 75%
NC U.S. House 1 G.K. Butterfield, Jr. Democratic 96%
NC U.S. House 2 Renee Ellmers Republican 4%
NC U.S. House 4 David Price Democratic 96%
NC U.S. House 5 Virginia Foxx Republican 4%

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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