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Special Interest Groups

Rating Group: Coalition to Stop Gun Violence

2001 Positions

Issues: Guns
State Office District Name Party Rating
Neil Abercrombie 100%
Gary Ackerman 100%
Todd Akin 0%
Thomas Allen 100%
Rob Andrews 100%
Joe Baca, Sr. 0%
Spencer Bachus 0%
Brian Baird 0%
Richard Hugh Baker 0%
Cass Ballenger 0%
J. Gresham Barrett 100%
Roscoe Bartlett 0%
Charlie Bass 0%
Douglas Bereuter 0%
Shelley Berkley 100%
Howard Berman 100%
Marion Berry 0%
Judy Biggert 0%
Michael Bilirakis 0%
Sherwood Boehlert 0%
Henry Bonilla 0%
Mary Bono Mack 0%
Leonard Boswell 0%
Rick Boucher 0%
Allen Boyd, Jr. 0%
Henry Brown, Jr. 0%
Dan Burton 0%
Steve Buyer 0%
Dave Camp 0%
Chris Cannon 0%
Eric Cantor 0%
Brad Carson 0%
Julia Carson 100%
Mike Castle 100%
Howard Coble 0%
Michael Collins 0%
Larry Combest 0%
Jerry Costello 0%
Christopher Cox 0%
Robert Cramer 0%
Philip Crane 0%
Barbara Cubin 0%
Randall Cunningham 0%
James Davis 100%
Jo Ann Davis 0%
Bill Delahunt 100%
Thomas DeLay 0%
James DeMint 0%
Peter Deutsch 100%
Lincoln Diaz-Balart 0%
Norm Dicks 100%
John Dingell 0%
Calvin Dooley 100%
John Doolittle 0%
David Dreier 0%
Jennifer Dunn 0%
Chet Edwards 0%
Vern Ehlers 0%
Jo Ann Emerson 0%
Philip English 0%
Bob Etheridge 0%
Lane Evans 100%
Terry Everett 0%
Michael Ferguson 100%
Bob Filner 100%
Ernest Fletcher 0%
Mark Foley 0%
Harold Ford, Jr. 100%
Vito Fossella, Jr. 0%
Barney Frank 100%
Jonas Frost III 0%
Elton Gallegly 0%
Richard Andrew Gephardt 100%
Jim Gibbons 0%
Wayne Gilchrest 0%
Paul Gillmor 0%
Charlie Gonzalez 100%
Virgil Goode, Jr. 0%
Bart Gordon 0%
Porter Goss 0%
Mark Green 0%
James Greenwood 0%
Gilbert Gutknecht 0%
Ralph Hall 0%
Jane Harman 100%
Melissa Hart 0%
Doc Hastings 0%
Robert Hayes 0%
J.D. Hayworth, Jr. 0%
Joel Hefley 0%
Wally Herger, Jr. 0%
Baron Hill 0%
Maurice Hinchey 100%
David Lee Hobson 0%
Joseph Hoeffel 100%
Pete Hoekstra 0%
Thomas Holden 0%
Rush Holt, Jr. 100%
Darlene Hooley 100%
John Nathan Hostettler 0%
Amory Houghton, Jr. 0%
Kenny Hulshof 0%
Duncan Hunter 0%
Henry Hyde 0%
Ernest Istook, Jr. 0%
Jesse Jackson, Jr. 100%
William Jefferson 100%
William Lewis Jenkins 0%
Christopher John 0%
Nancy Johnson 0%
Tim Johnson 0%
Paul Kanjorski 0%
Ric Keller 0%
Sue Kelly 0%
Mark Kennedy 0%
Patrick Kennedy 100%
Dale Kildee 100%
Carolyn Kilpatrick 100%
Jack Kingston 0%
Gerald Kleczka 100%
Joseph Knollenberg 0%
James Kolbe 0%
Dennis Kucinich 100%
Ray LaHood 0%
Nicholas Lampson 0%
Tom Lantos 100%
Tom Latham 0%
Steve LaTourette 0%
James Leach 100%
Jerry Lewis 0%
Ron Lewis 0%
John Linder 0%
William Lipinski 100%
Ken Lucas 0%
Don Manzullo 0%
Jim Matheson 0%
Robert Matsui 100%
Carolyn McCarthy 100%
Karen McCarthy 100%
James McCrery III 0%
John McHugh 0%
CO Commissioner 2 Scott McInnis 0%
Mike McIntyre 0%
Buck McKeon 0%
Michael McNulty 100%
Martin Meehan 100%
Gary Miller 0%
George Miller 100%
Alan Mollohan 0%
Dennis Moore 100%
Jim Moran, Jr. 100%
Jack Murtha 0%
Sue Myrick 0%
George Nethercutt, Jr. 0%
Robert William Ney 0%
Anne Northup 0%
Charles Norwood, Jr. 0%
James Nussle 0%
Jim Oberstar 0%
Dave Obey 0%
John Olver 100%
Solomon Ortiz, Sr. 0%
Thomas William Osborne 0%
Doug Ose 0%
Major Owens 100%
Michael Oxley 0%
Ed Pastor 100%
Ron Paul 0%
Donald Payne 100%
John Peterson 0%
Tom Petri 0%
Charles Pickering, Jr. 0%
Todd Platts 0%
Richard Pombo 0%
Earl Pomeroy 0%
Deborah Pryce 0%
Jack Quinn 100%
George Radanovich 0%
Nick Rahall II 0%
James Ramstad 100%
Ralph Regula 0%
Denny Rehberg 0%
Silvestre Reyes 0%
Thomas Reynolds 0%
Ciro Rodriguez 100%
Mike Rogers 0%
Mike Ross 0%
Steve Rothman 100%
Jim Ryun 0%
Martin Olav Sabo 100%
Max Sandlin, Jr. 0%
Jim Saxton 0%
Edward Schrock 0%
John Shadegg 0%
E. Clay Shaw, Jr. 0%
Christopher Shays 100%
Donald Sherwood 0%
Robert Ruhl Simmons 0%
Ike Skelton 0%
Nick Smith 0%

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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