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Special Interest Groups

Rating Group: United Electrical Radio and Machine Workers

2003 Positions

Issues: Labor Unions
State Office District Name Party Rating
George Allen 0%
Rob Andrews 67%
Joe Baca, Sr. 67%
WI U.S. Senate Jr Tammy Baldwin Democratic 100%
Frank Ballance, Jr. 84%
Cass Ballenger 0%
Charlie Bass 0%
Evan Bayh 50%
CA U.S. House 34 Xavier Becerra Democratic 84%
Douglas Bereuter 0%
Howard Berman 67%
Sherwood Boehlert 17%
Mary Bono Mack 0%
Leonard Boswell 67%
CA U.S. Senate Jr Barbara Boxer Democratic 100%
NH State Senate 3 Jeb Bradley Republican 0%
PA U.S. House 1 Bob Brady Democratic 100%
OH U.S. Senate Sr Sherrod Brown Democratic 100%
NC U.S. Senate Sr Richard Burr Republican 0%
Robert Byrd 100%
CA U.S. House 42 Ken Calvert Republican 0%
MA U.S. House 7 Mike Capuano Democratic 100%
MD U.S. Senate Jr Ben Cardin Democratic 67%
Julia Carson 84%
OH U.S. House 1 Steve Chabot Republican 17%
Hillary Clinton 67%
NC U.S. House 6 Howard Coble Republican 17%
Norm Coleman 0%
Jon Corzine 84%
Christopher Cox 0%
MD U.S. House 7 Elijah Cummings Democratic 100%
Thomas Daschle 67%
IL U.S. House 7 Danny Davis Democratic 100%
Jo Ann Davis 17%
MN Governor Mark Dayton Democratic/Farmer/Labor 84%
Bill Delahunt 100%
CT U.S. House 3 Rosa DeLauro Democratic 100%
OH Attorney General Mike DeWine Republican 0%
Chris Dodd 84%
Elizabeth Dole 17%
Calvin Dooley 0%
PA U.S. House 14 Mike Doyle Democratic 84%
David Dreier 0%
IL U.S. Senate Sr Dick Durbin Democratic 67%
John Edwards 67%
IL Mayor At-Large Rahm Emanuel Democratic 50%
Philip English 17%
Bob Etheridge 50%
Lane Evans 84%
PA U.S. House 2 Chaka Fattah, Sr. Democratic 100%
Russ Feingold 84%
CA U.S. Senate Sr Dianne Feinstein Democratic 50%
Michael Ferguson 17%
Peter Fitzgerald 0%
Barney Frank 100%
Paul Gillmor 0%
VA U.S. House 6 Bob Goodlatte Republican 0%
IA U.S. Senate Sr Chuck Grassley Republican 0%
James Greenwood 0%
Judd Gregg 17%
IL U.S. House 4 Luis Gutierrez Democratic 100%
NA U.S. Secretary of Defense Charles Hagel Republican 17%
IA U.S. Senate Jr Tom Harkin Democratic 100%
Melissa Hart 0%
Robert Hayes 17%
David Lee Hobson 0%
PA Commissioner At-Large Joseph Hoeffel 100%
Thomas Holden 67%
NJ U.S. House 12 Rush Holt, Jr. Democratic 100%
Amory Houghton, Jr. 0%
Jesse Jackson, Jr. 100%
William Janklow 0%
James Merrill Jeffords 50%
Nancy Johnson 0%
SD U.S. Senate Sr Timothy Johnson Democratic 84%
NC U.S. House 3 Walter Jones, Jr. Republican 33%
OH U.S. House 9 Marcy Kaptur Democratic 100%
Sue Kelly 17%
Edward Kennedy, Sr. 84%
NA U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry Democratic 33%
WI U.S. House 3 Ron Kind Democratic 50%
IA U.S. House 4 Steve King Republican 0%
IL U.S. Senate Jr Mark Kirk Republican 0%
Gerald Kleczka 100%
Herb Kohl 67%
Dennis Kucinich 100%
CT U.S. House 1 John Larson Democratic 84%
IA U.S. House 3 Tom Latham Republican 0%
Steve LaTourette 33%
Frank Lautenberg 100%
James Leach 17%
VT U.S. Senate Sr Patrick Leahy Democratic 84%
Jerry Lewis 0%
Joe Lieberman 33%
William Lipinski 84%
Dick Lugar 0%
MA U.S. House 8 Stephen Lynch Democratic 84%
MA U.S. Senate Jr Ed Markey Democratic 100%
MN U.S. House 4 Betty McCollum Democratic/Farmer/Labor 100%
MA U.S. House 2 Jim McGovern Democratic 100%
John McHugh 33%
NC U.S. House 7 Mike McIntyre Democratic 67%
CA U.S. House 25 Buck McKeon Republican 0%
Michael McNulty 84%
Martin Meehan 84%
NJ U.S. Senate Sr Bob Menendez Democratic 84%
MD U.S. Senate Sr Barbara Mikulski Democratic 84%
Juanita Millender-McDonald 84%
CA U.S. House 31 Gary Miller Republican 0%
Alan Mollohan 67%
PA U.S. House 18 Tim Murphy Republican 17%
Sue Myrick 0%
CA U.S. House 32 Grace Napolitano Democratic 100%
MA U.S. House 1 Richard Neal Democratic 67%
Ben Nelson 33%
Robert William Ney 0%
James Nussle 17%
John Olver 100%
Major Owens 100%
Michael Oxley 0%
NJ U.S. House 9 Bill Pascrell, Jr. Democratic 67%
Donald Payne 100%
John Peterson 0%
WI U.S. House 6 Tom Petri Republican 17%
NC U.S. House 4 David Price Democratic 50%
Deborah Pryce 0%
Jack Quinn 33%
George Radanovich 0%
James Ramstad 0%
Ralph Regula 0%
WV U.S. Senate Sr Jay Rockefeller IV Democratic 67%
Steve Rothman 67%
CA U.S. House 40 Lucille Roybal-Allard Democratic 100%
CA U.S. House 39 Ed Royce Republican 0%
MD U.S. House 2 Dutch Ruppersberger Democratic 67%
IL U.S. House 1 Bobby Rush Democratic 84%
WI U.S. House 1 Paul Ryan Republican 0%
OH U.S. House 13 Tim Ryan Democratic 100%
Martin Olav Sabo 67%
CA U.S. House 46 Loretta Sanchez Democratic 84%
VT U.S. Senate Jr Bernie Sanders Independent 100%
Rick Santorum 0%
Paul Sarbanes 100%
Jim Saxton 0%
IL U.S. House 9 Jan Schakowsky Democratic 100%
CA U.S. House 28 Adam Schiff Democratic 84%
NY U.S. Senate Sr Chuck Schumer Democratic 67%
VA U.S. House 3 Bobby Scott Democratic 100%
WI U.S. House 5 Jim Sensenbrenner, Jr. Republican 0%
Christopher Shays 17%
CA U.S. House 30 Brad Sherman Democratic 100%
Robert Ruhl Simmons 17%
NJ U.S. House 4 Chris Smith Republican 17%
Hilda Solis 100%
Mark Souder 0%
Arlen Specter 33%
Ted Strickland 84%
John Sununu 17%
John Sweeney 17%
Charles Taylor 17%
MA U.S. House 6 John Tierney Democratic 100%
PA U.S. Senate Jr Pat Toomey Republican 17%
Stephanie Tubbs Jones 84%
OH U.S. House 10 Mike Turner Republican 0%
IN U.S. House 1 Pete Visclosky Democratic 84%
George Voinovich 0%
John Warner 0%
CA U.S. House 43 Maxine Waters Democratic 100%
Diane Watson 67%
Mel Watt 100%
Gerald Weller 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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