Rating Group: United Electrical Radio and Machine Workers

1997-2008 Lifetime Score

Issues: Labor Unions
State Office Name Party Rating
CA U.S. Senate-Sr Dianne Feinstein D 55%
CA U.S. House-16 Jim Costa D 43%
CA U.S. House-25 Buck McKeon R 0%
CA U.S. House-28 Adam Schiff D 70%
CA U.S. House-30 Brad Sherman D 82%
CA U.S. House-31 Gary Miller R 0%
CA U.S. House-32 Grace Napolitano D 89%
CA U.S. House-34 Xavier Becerra D 76%
CA U.S. House-38 Linda Sánchez D 100%
CA U.S. House-39 Ed Royce R 8%
CA U.S. House-40 Lucille Roybal-Allard D 89%
CA U.S. House-42 Ken Calvert R 0%
CA U.S. House-43 Maxine Waters D 89%
CA U.S. House-46 Loretta Sanchez D 78%
CT U.S. Senate-Jr Chris Murphy D 64%
CT U.S. House-1 John Larson D 74%
CT U.S. House-2 Joe Courtney D 82%
CT U.S. House-3 Rosa DeLauro D 84%
IA U.S. Senate-Sr Chuck Grassley R 6%
IA U.S. Senate-Jr Tom Harkin D 71%
IA U.S. House-1 Bruce Braley D 64%
IA U.S. House-2 Dave Loebsack D 80%
IA U.S. House-3 Tom Latham R 3%
IA U.S. House-4 Steve King R 3%
IL U.S. Senate-Sr Dick Durbin D 71%
IL U.S. House-1 Bobby Rush D 79%
IL U.S. House-3 Daniel Lipinski D 65%
IL U.S. House-4 Luis Gutierrez D 82%
IL U.S. House-7 Danny Davis D 88%
IL U.S. House-9 Jan Schakowsky D 95%
IN U.S. House-1 Pete Visclosky D 87%
IN U.S. House-7 André Carson D 80%
MA U.S. Senate-Jr Ed Markey D 84%
MA U.S. House-1 Richard Neal D 69%
MA U.S. House-2 Jim McGovern D 96%
MA U.S. House-3 Niki Tsongas D 60%
MA U.S. House-6 John Tierney D 94%
MA U.S. House-7 Mike Capuano D 93%
MA U.S. House-8 Stephen Lynch D 84%
MD U.S. Senate-Sr Barbara Mikulski D 65%
MD U.S. Senate-Jr Ben Cardin D 63%
MD U.S. House-2 Dutch Ruppersberger D 52%
MD U.S. House-3 John Sarbanes D 72%
MD U.S. House-7 Elijah Cummings D 81%
MN U.S. Senate-Sr Amy Klobuchar DFL 72%
MN U.S. House-4 Betty McCollum DFL 79%
MN U.S. House-5 Keith Ellison DFL 80%
NA U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry D 55%
NE U.S. House-1 Jeff Fortenberry R 5%
NH U.S. House-1 Carol Shea-Porter D 82%
NJ U.S. Senate-Sr Bob Menendez D 71%
NJ U.S. House-4 Chris Smith R 41%
NJ U.S. House-6 Frank Pallone, Jr. D 60%
NJ U.S. House-8 Albio Sires D 45%
NJ U.S. House-9 Bill Pascrell, Jr. D 78%
NJ U.S. House-12 Rush Holt, Jr. D 90%
NY U.S. Senate-Sr Chuck Schumer D 66%
NY U.S. Senate-Jr Kirsten Gillibrand D 65%
NY U.S. House-26 Brian Higgins D 53%
OH U.S. Senate-Sr Sherrod Brown D 90%
OH U.S. House-4 Jim Jordan R 20%
OH U.S. House-5 Bob Latta R 20%
OH U.S. House-9 Marcy Kaptur D 86%
OH U.S. House-10 Mike Turner R 3%
OH U.S. House-12 Pat Tiberi R 0%
OH U.S. House-13 Tim Ryan D 89%
PA U.S. Senate-Sr Bob Casey, Jr. D 74%
PA U.S. House-1 Bob Brady D 94%
PA U.S. House-2 Chaka Fattah, Sr. D 78%
PA U.S. House-13 Allyson Schwartz D 65%
PA U.S. House-14 Mike Doyle, Jr. D 81%
PA U.S. House-15 Charlie Dent R 5%
PA U.S. House-18 Tim Murphy R 15%
SD U.S. Senate-Sr Timothy Johnson D 54%
SD U.S. Senate-Jr John Thune R 6%
VA U.S. House-1 Rob Wittman R 20%
VA U.S. House-3 Bobby Scott D 88%
VA U.S. House-6 Bob Goodlatte R 7%
VT U.S. Senate-Sr Patrick Leahy D 75%
VT U.S. Senate-Jr Bernie Sanders I 100%
VT U.S. House-At-Large Peter Welch D 90%
WI U.S. Senate-Jr Tammy Baldwin D 92%
WI U.S. House-1 Paul Ryan R 7%
WI U.S. House-3 Ron Kind D 53%
WI U.S. House-4 Gwen Moore D 91%
WI U.S. House-5 Jim Sensenbrenner, Jr. R 13%
WI U.S. House-6 Tom Petri R 12%
WV U.S. Senate-Sr Jay Rockefeller IV D 59%
WV U.S. House-3 Nick Rahall II D 58%
Jason Altmire 57%
Rob Andrews 67%
Michael Arcuri 72%
Joe Baca, Sr. 77%
Evan Bayh 54%
Howard Berman 69%
Mary Bono Mack 2%
Leonard Boswell 48%
Robert Byrd 78%
Bill Delahunt 88%
Chris Dodd 66%
David Dreier 0%
Russ Feingold 94%
Barney Frank 94%
Judd Gregg 11%
John Hall 72%
Phil Hare 90%
Stephanie Herseth Sandlin 44%
Paul Hodes 82%
Thomas Holden 63%
Jesse Jackson, Jr. 92%
Edward Kennedy, Sr. 74%
Herb Kohl 56%
Dennis Kucinich 96%
Steve LaTourette 30%
Frank Lautenberg 67%
Jerry Lewis 0%
Joe Lieberman 43%
Dick Lugar 5%
John McHugh 35%
Alan Mollohan 69%
Patrick Murphy 64%
Ben Nelson 24%
John Olver 91%
Donald Payne 87%
George Radanovich 0%
Laura Richardson 80%
Steve Rothman 69%
Mark Souder 16%
Zack Space 55%
Arlen Specter 34%
Betty Sutton 90%
George Voinovich 14%
Diane Watson 85%
Jim Webb, Jr. 47%
Charlie Wilson, Jr. 47%

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