Rating Group: The Club for Growth

2010 Positions

State Office Name Party Rating
Gary Ackerman 0%
John Adler 29%
Daniel Akaka, Sr. 5%
Todd Akin 85%
Rodney Alexander 100%
Jason Altmire 25%
Rob Andrews 0%
Michael Arcuri 22%
Steve Austria 87%
Joe Baca, Sr. 0%
Michele Bachmann 100%
Spencer Bachus 85%
Kay Bailey Hutchison 89%
Brian Baird 22%
J. Gresham Barrett 86%
John Barrow 25%
Roscoe Bartlett 94%
Max Baucus 8%
Evan Bayh 35%
Melissa Bean 8%
Mark Begich 3%
Bob Bennett 91%
Shelley Berkley 5%
Howard Berman 0%
Marion Berry 44%
Judy Biggert 72%
Brian Bilbray 77%
Jeff Bingaman 3%
Tim Bishop 0%
John Boehner 100%
Kit Bond 87%
Jo Bonner, Jr. 83%
Mary Bono Mack 91%
Dan Boren 60%
Leonard Boswell 5%
Rick Boucher 33%
Charles Boustany, Jr. 93%
Barbara Boxer 0%
Allen Boyd, Jr. 12%
Bruce Braley 0%
Bobby Bright 65%
Paul Broun 100%
Corrine Brown 0%
Henry Brown, Jr. 73%
Scott Brown 62%
Ginny Brown-Waite 69%
Jim Bunning 90%
Roland Burris 0%
Dan Burton 89%
Steve Buyer 96%
Dave Camp 82%
John Campbell III 100%
Eric Cantor 100%
Joseph Cao 40%
Lois Capps 0%
Dennis Cardoza 19%
Russ Carnahan 0%
Christopher Carney 8%
Mike Castle 40%
Saxby Chambliss 92%
Ben Chandler III 30%
Travis Childers 43%
Howard Coble 88%
Thomas Coburn 100%
Kent Conrad 1%
Jerry Costello 13%
Ander Crenshaw 75%
Mark Critz 21%
Kathy Dahlkemper 13%
Artur Davis 32%
Geoff Davis 84%
Lincoln Davis 40%
Bill Delahunt 0%
James DeMint 100%
Lincoln Diaz-Balart 66%
Norm Dicks 0%
John Dingell 0%
Charles Djou 79%
Chris Dodd 0%
Byron Dorgan 0%
David Dreier 97%
Steve Driehaus 6%
Donna Edwards 3%
Chet Edwards 36%
Vern Ehlers 67%
Brad Ellsworth 10%
Jo Ann Emerson 73%
John Ensign 89%
Bob Etheridge 0%
Sam Farr 9%
Chaka Fattah, Sr. 0%
Russ Feingold 27%
Bob Filner 0%
John Fleming, Jr. 100%
Randy Forbes 84%
Barney Frank 0%
Elton Gallegly 86%
Scott Garrett 100%
Jim Gerlach 62%
Gabrielle Giffords 16%
Phil Gingrey 89%
Charlie Gonzalez 0%
Bart Gordon 6%
Alan Grayson 7%
Judd Gregg 77%
Parker Griffith, Jr. 86%
Kay Hagan 6%
John Hall 0%
Ralph Hall 95%
Debbie Halvorson 12%
Phil Hare 5%
Tom Harkin 0%
Jane Harman 0%
Doc Hastings 97%
Wally Herger, Jr. 100%
Stephanie Herseth Sandlin 37%
Baron Hill 7%
Maurice Hinchey 0%
Rubén Hinojosa, Sr. 6%
Paul Hodes 8%
Pete Hoekstra 79%
Thomas Holden 28%
Rush Holt, Jr. 0%
Mike Honda 0%
Bob Inglis, Sr. 84%
Daniel Inouye 0%
Steve Israel 0%
Jesse Jackson, Jr. 0%
Mike Johanns 87%
Timothy Johnson 5%
Tim Johnson 75%
Steve Kagen 5%
Paul Kanjorski 3%
Ted Kaufman 7%
Patrick Kennedy 0%
John Kerry 0%
Dale Kildee 0%
Carolyn Kilpatrick 4%
Mary Jo Kilroy 0%
Jack Kingston 98%
Mark Kirk 66%
Ann Kirkpatrick 22%
Larry Kissell 24%
Ron Klein 7%
John Kline 100%
Herb Kohl 6%
Suzanne Kosmas 7%
Frank Kratovil, Jr. 31%
Dennis Kucinich 4%
Jon Kyl 97%
Mary Landrieu 4%
Tom Latham 90%
Steve LaTourette 69%
Frank Lautenberg 0%
Chris Lee 79%
George LeMieux 88%
Carl Levin 0%
Jerry Lewis 97%
Joe Lieberman 12%
Blanche Lincoln 37%
John Linder 96%
Dick Lugar 70%
Cynthia Lummis 95%
Dan Lungren 83%
Connie Mack IV 95%
Dan Maffei 6%
Don Manzullo 82%
Betsy Markey 17%
Jim Marshall 38%
Jim Matheson 33%
Carolyn McCarthy 3%
Thaddeus McCotter 71%
Jim McDermott 0%
Mike McIntyre 50%
Buck McKeon 86%
Michael McMahon 35%
Kendrick Meek, Sr. 0%
Charlie Melancon, Sr. 30%
John Mica 78%
Mike Michaud 4%
Barbara Mikulski 0%
Candice Miller 89%
Gary Miller 97%
George Miller 0%
Jeff Miller 84%
Brad Miller 0%
Walt Minnick 56%
Harry Mitchell 34%
Alan Mollohan 5%
Dennis Moore 0%
Jim Moran, Jr. 13%
Patrick Murphy 2%
Scott Murphy 8%
Sue Myrick 86%
Ben Nelson 50%
Randy Neugebauer 100%
Glenn Nye III 39%
Jim Oberstar 0%
Dave Obey 0%
John Olver 0%
Solomon Ortiz, Sr. 9%
Bill Owens 15%
Ed Pastor 5%
Ron Paul 90%
Donald Payne 3%
Tom Perriello 16%
Tom Petri 69%
Joe Pitts 89%
Todd Platts 72%
Earl Pomeroy 10%
Mark Pryor 29%
Adam Putnam 73%
George Radanovich 95%
Nick Rahall II 9%
Charlie Rangel 0%
Denny Rehberg 84%
Harry Reid 0%
Silvestre Reyes 5%
Laura Richardson 0%
Jay Rockefeller IV 4%
Ciro Rodriguez 3%
Mike Rogers 81%
Mike Ross 37%
Steve Rothman 0%
John Salazar 13%
Loretta Sanchez 0%
Mark Schauer 5%
Jean Schmidt 100%
Aaron Schock 72%
Allyson Schwartz 0%
Joe Sestak, Jr. 0%
John Shadegg 97%
Heath Shuler 38%
Ike Skelton 30%
Olympia Snowe 49%
Vic Snyder 17%
Zack Space 27%
Arlen Specter 0%
John Spratt, Jr. 0%
Pete Stark 0%
Cliff Stearns 87%
Bart Stupak 2%
John Sullivan 100%
Betty Sutton 0%
John Tanner 34%
Gene Taylor 57%
Harry Teague 30%
Lee Terry 79%
Todd Tiahrt 100%
John Tierney 0%
Ed Towns 0%
Mark Udall 10%
David Vitter 89%
George Voinovich 63%
Zach Wamp 64%
Diane Watson 0%
Mel Watt 3%
Henry Waxman 0%
Jim Webb, Jr. 8%
Anthony Weiner 0%
Lynn Westmoreland 89%
Ed Whitfield 68%
Charlie Wilson, Jr. 5%
Frank Wolf 69%
Lynn Woolsey 0%
David Wu 2%
Bill Young 90%
WI U.S. Senate-Jr Tammy Baldwin D 0%
CA Attorney General Xavier Becerra D 5%
CO U.S. Senate-Sr Michael Bennet D 8%
GA U.S. House-2 Sanford Bishop, Jr. D 8%
OR U.S. House-3 Earl Blumenauer D 7%
OH State House-59 John Boccieri D 6%
PA U.S. House-1 Bob Brady D 0%
OH U.S. Senate-Sr Sherrod Brown D 0%
NC U.S. House-1 G.K. Butterfield, Jr. D 3%
WA U.S. Senate-Jr Maria Cantwell D 15%
MA U.S. House-7 Mike Capuano D 0%
MD U.S. Senate-Sr Ben Cardin D 0%
DE U.S. Senate-Sr Tom Carper D 5%
IN U.S. House-7 André Carson D 0%
PA U.S. Senate-Sr Bob Casey, Jr. D 3%
FL U.S. House-14 Kathy Castor D 0%
CA U.S. House-27 Judy Chu D 0%
NY U.S. House-9 Yvette Clarke D 3%
MO U.S. House-1 Lacy Clay, Jr. D 5%
MO U.S. House-5 Emanuel Cleaver II D 0%
SC U.S. House-6 Jim Clyburn D 0%
TN U.S. House-9 Steve Cohen D 0%
VA U.S. House-11 Gerry Connolly D 5%
MI U.S. House-13 John Conyers, Jr. D 0%
TN U.S. House-5 Jim Cooper D 24%
CA U.S. House-16 Jim Costa D 17%
CT U.S. House-2 Joe Courtney D 4%
NY U.S. House-14 Joe Crowley D 0%
TX U.S. House-28 Henry Cuellar D 29%
MD U.S. House-7 Elijah Cummings D 0%
IL U.S. House-7 Danny Davis D 3%
CA U.S. House-53 Susan Davis D 0%
OR U.S. House-4 Peter DeFazio D 0%
CO U.S. House-1 Diana DeGette D 0%
CT U.S. House-3 Rosa DeLauro D 0%
FL U.S. House-22 Ted Deutch D 0%
TX U.S. House-35 Lloyd Doggett II D 10%
IN U.S. Senate-Sr Joe Donnelly, Sr. D 8%
PA U.S. House-14 Mike Doyle D 0%
IL U.S. Senate-Sr Dick Durbin D 0%
MN U.S. House-5 Keith Ellison D 0%
NY U.S. House-16 Eliot Engel D 0%
CA U.S. House-18 Anna Eshoo D 0%
CA U.S. Senate-Sr Dianne Feinstein D 5%
IL U.S. House-11 Bill Foster D 2%
MN U.S. Senate-Jr Al Franken D 0%
OH U.S. House-11 Marcia Fudge D 3%
CA U.S. House-3 John Garamendi D 0%
NY U.S. Senate-Jr Kirsten Gillibrand D 0%
TX U.S. House-9 Al Green D 0%
TX U.S. House-29 Gene Green D 3%
AZ U.S. House-3 Raul Grijalva D 0%
IL U.S. House-4 Luis Gutiérrez D 0%
FL U.S. House-20 Alcee Hastings, Sr. D 3%
NM U.S. Senate-Jr Martin Heinrich D 0%
NY U.S. House-26 Brian Higgins D 0%
CT U.S. House-4 Jim Himes D 0%
HI U.S. Senate-Jr Mazie Hirono D 0%
MD U.S. House-5 Steny Hoyer D 0%
WA Governor Jay Inslee D 6%
TX U.S. House-18 Sheila Jackson Lee D 0%
TX U.S. House-30 Eddie Johnson D 0%
GA U.S. House-4 Hank Johnson, Jr. D 0%
OH U.S. House-9 Marcy Kaptur D 5%
WI U.S. House-3 Ron Kind D 6%
MN U.S. Senate-Sr Amy Klobuchar D 2%
RI U.S. House-2 Jim Langevin D 4%
WA U.S. House-2 Rick Larsen D 11%
CT U.S. House-1 John Larson D 0%
VT U.S. Senate-Sr Patrick Leahy D 0%
CA U.S. House-13 Barbara Lee D 0%
MI U.S. House-9 Sandy Levin D 0%
GA U.S. House-5 John Lewis D 0%
IL U.S. House-3 Daniel Lipinski D 20%
IA U.S. House-2 Dave Loebsack D 0%
CA U.S. House-19 Zoe Lofgren D 0%
NY U.S. House-17 Nita Lowey D 0%
NM U.S. House-3 Ben Lujan, Jr. D 0%
MA U.S. House-8 Stephen Lynch D 15%
NY U.S. House-12 Carolyn Maloney D 0%
MA U.S. Senate-Jr Ed Markey D 0%
CA U.S. House-6 Doris Matsui D 0%
MO U.S. Senate-Sr Claire McCaskill D 18%
MN U.S. House-4 Betty McCollum D 0%
MA U.S. House-2 Jim McGovern D 0%
CA U.S. House-9 Jerry McNerney D 9%
NY U.S. House-5 Gregory Meeks D 0%
NJ U.S. Senate-Sr Bob Menendez D 1%
OR U.S. Senate-Jr Jeff Merkley D 2%
WI U.S. House-4 Gwen Moore D 7%
CT U.S. Senate-Jr Chris Murphy D 0%
WA U.S. Senate-Sr Patty Murray D 0%
NY U.S. House-10 Jerry Nadler D 0%
CA U.S. House-32 Grace Napolitano D 0%
MA U.S. House-1 Richard Neal D 0%
FL U.S. Senate-Sr Bill Nelson, Sr. D 14%
NJ U.S. House-6 Frank Pallone, Jr. D 0%
NJ U.S. House-9 Bill Pascrell, Jr. D 3%
CA U.S. House-12 Nancy Pelosi D 0%
CO U.S. House-7 Ed Perlmutter D 0%
MI U.S. Senate-Jr Gary Peters D 6%
MN U.S. House-7 Collin Peterson D 44%
ME U.S. House-1 Chellie Pingree D 0%
CO U.S. House-2 Jared Polis D 14%
NC U.S. House-4 David Price D 0%
IL U.S. House-5 Mike Quigley D 0%
RI U.S. Senate-Sr Jack Reed D 0%
CA U.S. House-40 Lucille Roybal-Allard D 0%
MD U.S. House-2 Dutch Ruppersberger D 5%
IL U.S. House-1 Bobby Rush D 3%
OH U.S. House-13 Tim Ryan D 0%
CA U.S. House-38 Linda Sánchez D 0%
MD U.S. House-3 John Sarbanes D 0%
IL U.S. House-9 Jan Schakowsky D 0%
CA U.S. House-28 Adam Schiff D 0%
OR U.S. House-5 Kurt Schrader D 15%
NY U.S. Senate-Sr Chuck Schumer D 0%
GA U.S. House-13 David Scott D 0%
VA U.S. House-3 Bobby Scott D 7%
NY U.S. House-15 José Serrano D 0%
NH U.S. Senate-Sr Jeanne Shaheen D 0%
NH U.S. House-1 Carol Shea-Porter D 0%
CA U.S. House-30 Brad Sherman D 0%
NJ U.S. House-8 Albio Sires D 0%
NY U.S. House-25 Louise Slaughter D 0%
WA U.S. House-9 Adam Smith D 0%
CA U.S. House-14 Jackie Speier D 0%
MI U.S. Senate-Sr Debbie Stabenow D 1%
MT U.S. Senate-Sr Jon Tester D 9%
MS U.S. House-2 Bennie Thompson D 3%
CA U.S. House-5 Mike Thompson D 10%
NV U.S. House-1 Dina Titus D 5%
NY U.S. House-20 Paul Tonko D 0%
MA U.S. House-3 Niki Tsongas D 0%
NM U.S. Senate-Sr Tom Udall D 1%
MD U.S. Senate-Jr Chris Van Hollen, Jr. D 0%
NY U.S. House-7 Nydia Velázquez D 0%
IN U.S. House-1 Pete Visclosky D 7%
MN U.S. House-1 Tim Walz D 5%
VA U.S. Senate-Sr Mark Warner D 10%
FL U.S. House-23 Debbie Wasserman Schultz D 0%
CA U.S. House-43 Maxine Waters D 3%
VT U.S. House-At-Large Peter Welch D 0%
RI U.S. Senate-Jr Sheldon Whitehouse D 0%
OR U.S. Senate-Sr Ron Wyden D 5%
KY U.S. House-3 John Yarmuth D 0%
VT U.S. Senate-Jr Bernie Sanders I 0%
AL U.S. House-4 Robert Aderholt R 86%
TN U.S. Senate-Sr Lamar Alexander R 78%
WY U.S. Senate-Jr John Barrasso R 89%
TX U.S. House-6 Joe Barton R 93%
FL U.S. House-12 Gus Bilirakis R 75%
UT U.S. House-1 Rob Bishop R 87%
TN U.S. House-7 Marsha Blackburn R 97%
MO U.S. Senate-Jr Roy Blunt R 93%
AR U.S. Senate-Sr John Boozman R 82%
TX U.S. House-8 Kevin Brady R 95%
KS Governor Sam Brownback R 97%
FL U.S. House-16 Vern Buchanan R 85%
TX U.S. House-26 Michael Burgess R 84%
NC U.S. Senate-Sr Richard Burr R 90%
CA U.S. House-42 Ken Calvert R 85%
WV U.S. Senate-Jr Shelley Capito R 74%
TX U.S. House-31 John Carter R 95%
LA U.S. Senate-Sr Bill Cassidy R 82%
UT U.S. House-3 Jason Chaffetz R 100%
MS U.S. Senate-Sr Thad Cochran R 81%
CO U.S. House-6 Michael Coffman R 87%
OK U.S. House-4 Tom Cole R 89%
ME U.S. Senate-Sr Susan Collins R 51%
TX U.S. House-11 Mike Conaway R 95%
TN U.S. Senate-Jr Robert Corker R 94%
TX U.S. Senate-Sr John Cornyn R 97%
ID U.S. Senate-Sr Mike Crapo R 87%
TX U.S. House-7 John Culberson R 97%
PA U.S. House-15 Charlie Dent R 59%
FL U.S. House-25 Mario Diaz-Balart R 74%
TN U.S. House-2 John Duncan, Jr. R 79%
WY U.S. Senate-Sr Mike Enzi R 84%
OK Governor Mary Fallin R 97%
AZ U.S. Senate-Jr Jeff Flake R 100%
NE U.S. House-1 Jeff Fortenberry R 79%
NC U.S. House-5 Virginia Foxx R 86%
AZ U.S. House-8 Trent Franks R 97%
NJ U.S. House-11 Rodney Frelinghuysen R 92%
TX U.S. House-1 Louie Gohmert R 92%
VA U.S. House-6 Bob Goodlatte R 86%
SC U.S. Senate-Sr Lindsey Graham R 85%
TX U.S. House-12 Kay Granger R 93%
IA U.S. Senate-Sr Chuck Grassley R 76%
GA U.S. House-14 Tom Graves, Jr. R 96%
MO U.S. House-6 Sam Graves R 84%
KY U.S. House-2 Brett Guthrie R 84%
MS U.S. House-3 Gregg Harper R 84%
UT U.S. Senate-Sr Orrin Hatch R 97%
NV U.S. Senate-Sr Dean Heller R 94%
TX U.S. House-5 Jeb Hensarling R 100%
CA U.S. House-50 Duncan Hunter R 86%
OK U.S. Senate-Sr Jim Inhofe R 93%
GA U.S. Senate-Sr Johnny Isakson R 86%
CA U.S. House-49 Darrell Issa R 100%
KS U.S. House-2 Lynn Jenkins R 100%
TX U.S. House-3 Sam Johnson R 97%
NC U.S. House-3 Walter Jones, Jr. R 55%
OH U.S. House-4 Jim Jordan R 100%
NY U.S. House-2 Pete King R 89%
IA U.S. House-4 Steve King R 100%
CO U.S. House-5 Doug Lamborn R 100%
NJ U.S. House-7 Leonard Lance R 98%
OH U.S. House-5 Bob Latta R 100%
NJ U.S. House-2 Frank LoBiondo R 64%
OK U.S. House-3 Frank Lucas R 86%
MO U.S. House-3 Blaine Luetkemeyer R 84%
TX U.S. House-24 Kenny Marchant R 100%
AZ U.S. Senate-Sr John McCain III R 97%
CA U.S. House-23 Kevin McCarthy R 96%
TX U.S. House-10 Michael McCaul R 95%
CA U.S. House-4 Tom McClintock R 100%
KY U.S. Senate-Sr Mitch McConnell R 90%
NC U.S. House-10 Patrick McHenry R 89%
WA U.S. House-5 Cathy McMorris Rodgers R 94%
KS U.S. Senate-Jr Jerry Moran R 88%
AK U.S. Senate-Sr Lisa Murkowski R 72%
PA U.S. House-18 Tim Murphy R 61%
CA U.S. House-22 Devin Nunes R 97%
TX U.S. House-22 Pete Olson R 97%
MN U.S. House-3 Erik Paulsen R 92%
NA Vice President Mike Pence R 100%
TX U.S. House-2 Ted Poe R 98%
FL U.S. House-8 Bill Posey R 77%
NA U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services Tom Price R 100%
WA U.S. House-8 Dave Reichert R 86%
ID U.S. Senate-Jr James Risch R 92%
KS U.S. Senate-Sr Pat Roberts R 93%
TN U.S. House-1 Phil Roe R 87%
KY U.S. House-5 Hal Rogers R 84%
AL U.S. House-3 Mike Rogers R 81%
CA U.S. House-48 Dana Rohrabacher R 86%
FL U.S. House-17 Tom Rooney R 83%
IL U.S. House-6 Peter Roskam R 75%
FL U.S. House-27 Ileana Ros-Lehtinen R 66%
CA U.S. House-39 Ed Royce R 86%
WI U.S. House-1 Paul Ryan R 97%
LA U.S. House-1 Steve Scalise R 98%
WI U.S. House-5 Jim Sensenbrenner, Jr. R 86%
NA U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions III R 94%
TX U.S. House-32 Pete Sessions R 97%
AL U.S. Senate-Sr Richard Shelby R 90%
IL U.S. House-15 John Shimkus R 84%
PA U.S. House-9 Bill Shuster R 84%
ID U.S. House-2 Mike Simpson R 87%
NE U.S. House-3 Adrian Smith R 97%
NJ U.S. House-4 Chris Smith R 67%
TX U.S. House-21 Lamar Smith R 100%
PA U.S. House-5 G.T. Thompson, Jr. R 87%
TX U.S. House-13 Mac Thornberry R 95%
SD U.S. Senate-Sr John Thune R 94%
OH U.S. House-12 Pat Tiberi R 79%
OH U.S. House-10 Mike Turner R 75%
MI U.S. House-6 Fred Upton R 85%
OR U.S. House-2 Greg Walden R 90%
MS U.S. Senate-Jr Roger Wicker R 85%
SC U.S. House-2 Joe Wilson, Sr. R 87%
VA U.S. House-1 Rob Wittman R 79%
AK U.S. House-At-Large Donald Young R 65%

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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