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Special Interest Groups

Rating Group: Pennsylvania State Nurses Association

2002 Positions

State Office District Name Party Rating
Gary Ackerman 33%
Daniel Akaka, Sr. 100%
Todd Akin 67%
Wayne Allard 50%
George Allen 50%
Thomas Allen 33%
Rob Andrews 33%
Joe Baca, Sr. 33%
Brian Baird 33%
Richard Hugh Baker 67%
Cass Ballenger 67%
Roscoe Bartlett 67%
Charlie Bass 67%
Max Baucus 100%
Evan Bayh 100%
Bob Bennett 50%
Douglas Bereuter 67%
Shelley Berkley 33%
Howard Berman 33%
Marion Berry 33%
Judy Biggert 67%
Michael Bilirakis 67%
Jeff Bingaman 100%
Sherwood Boehlert 67%
Kit Bond 50%
Henry Bonilla 67%
Mary Bono Mack 67%
Leonard Boswell 33%
Rick Boucher 33%
Allen Boyd, Jr. 67%
John Breaux 50%
Henry Brown, Jr. 67%
Jim Bunning 50%
Conrad Burns 50%
Dan Burton 33%
Steve Buyer 67%
Robert Byrd 100%
Ben Campbell 50%
Chris Cannon 33%
Eric Cantor 67%
Brad Carson 33%
Julia Carson 33%
Mike Castle 67%
Hillary Clinton 100%
Michael Collins 67%
Kent Conrad 100%
Jon Corzine 100%
Jerry Costello 33%
Christopher Cox 67%
Larry Craig 50%
Robert Cramer 67%
Philip Crane 67%
Barbara Cubin 67%
Randall Cunningham 67%
Thomas Daschle 100%
James Davis 0%
Jo Ann Davis 67%
Thomas Davis III 67%
Bill Delahunt 33%
Thomas DeLay 67%
James DeMint 67%
Peter Deutsch 0%
Lincoln Diaz-Balart 33%
Norm Dicks 33%
Chris Dodd 100%
Pete Domenici, Jr. 50%
Calvin Dooley 67%
John Doolittle 33%
Byron Dorgan 100%
David Dreier 67%
Jennifer Dunn 67%
John Edwards 100%
Chet Edwards 67%
Vern Ehlers 67%
Jo Ann Emerson 33%
Philip English 67%
John Ensign 50%
Bob Etheridge 33%
Lane Evans 33%
Terry Everett 67%
Russ Feingold 100%
Michael Ferguson 67%
Bob Filner 33%
Peter Fitzgerald 50%
Mark Foley 67%
Harold Ford, Jr. 33%
Vito Fossella, Jr. 67%
Barney Frank 33%
William Frist 50%
Jonas Frost III 33%
Elton Gallegly 67%
Richard Andrew Gephardt 33%
Jim Gibbons 67%
Wayne Gilchrest 67%
Paul Gillmor 67%
Charlie Gonzalez 33%
Virgil Goode, Jr. 67%
Bart Gordon 33%
Porter Goss 67%
Daniel Graham 100%
Mark Green 67%
James Greenwood 33%
Judd Gregg 50%
Gilbert Gutknecht 67%
Jane Harman 67%
Melissa Hart 67%
Robert Hayes 67%
J.D. Hayworth, Jr. 67%
Joel Hefley 67%
Wally Herger, Jr. 67%
Baron Hill 33%
Maurice Hinchey 33%
David Lee Hobson 67%
PA Commissioner At-Large Joseph Hoeffel 33%
Pete Hoekstra 67%
Thomas Holden 67%
Ernest Hollings 100%
Darlene Hooley 33%
John Nathan Hostettler 67%
Amory Houghton, Jr. 67%
Kenny Hulshof 67%
Duncan Hunter 67%
Kay Hutchison 50%
Henry Hyde 67%
Daniel Inouye 100%
Ernest Istook, Jr. 33%
Jesse Jackson, Jr. 33%
William Jefferson 33%
James Merrill Jeffords 100%
William Lewis Jenkins 67%
Christopher John 33%
Nancy Johnson 67%
Tim Johnson 33%
Paul Kanjorski 33%
Ric Keller 67%
Sue Kelly 67%
Edward Kennedy, Sr. 100%
Mark Kennedy 67%
Patrick Kennedy 33%
Dale Kildee 33%
Carolyn Kilpatrick 33%
Gerald Kleczka 33%
Joseph Knollenberg 67%
Herb Kohl 100%
James Kolbe 67%
Dennis Kucinich 33%
Jon Kyl 50%
Ray LaHood 67%
Nicholas Lampson 33%
Tom Lantos 33%
Steve LaTourette 67%
James Leach 67%
Jerry Lewis 67%
Ron Lewis 67%
Joe Lieberman 100%
Blanche Lincoln 100%
John Linder 67%
William Lipinski 33%
Trent Lott, Sr. 50%
Dick Lugar 50%
Don Manzullo 67%
Robert Matsui 33%
Karen McCarthy 33%
James McCrery III 67%
John McHugh 67%
Scott McInnis 67%
Michael McNulty 33%
Martin Meehan 33%
Juanita Millender-McDonald 33%
Zell Bryan Miller 100%
Alan Mollohan 33%
Dennis Moore 33%
Jack Murtha 33%
Sue Myrick 67%
Ben Nelson 50%
George Nethercutt, Jr. 67%
Robert William Ney 67%
Don Nickles 50%
Anne Northup 67%
Charles Norwood, Jr. 67%
James Nussle 67%
Jim Oberstar 33%
Dave Obey 33%
John Olver 33%
Solomon Ortiz, Sr. 33%
Thomas William Osborne 67%
Doug Ose 67%
Major Owens 33%
Michael Oxley 67%
Ron Paul 67%
Donald Payne 33%
John Peterson 67%
Charles Pickering, Jr. 67%
Todd Platts 67%
Richard Pombo 33%
Earl Pomeroy 67%
Deborah Pryce 67%
Jack Quinn 67%
George Radanovich 67%
James Ramstad 67%

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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