Rating Group: League of Women Voters

2007 Campaign Finance and Election Issues Score

State Office Name Party Rating
AK U.S. Senate-Sr Lisa Murkowski R 50%
AK U.S. House-At-Large Donald Young R 0%
AL U.S. Senate-Sr Richard Shelby R 25%
AL U.S. House-3 Mike Rogers R 50%
AL U.S. House-4 Robert Aderholt R 50%
AR U.S. Senate-Sr John Boozman R 50%
AZ U.S. Senate-Sr John McCain III R 25%
AZ U.S. Senate-Jr Jeff Flake R 0%
AZ U.S. House-3 Raul Grijalva D 50%
AZ U.S. House-8 Trent Franks R 50%
CA U.S. Senate-Sr Dianne Feinstein D 75%
CA U.S. House-5 Mike Thompson D 100%
CA U.S. House-6 Doris Matsui D 100%
CA U.S. House-9 Jerry McNerney D 100%
CA U.S. House-13 Barbara Lee D 100%
CA U.S. House-16 Jim Costa D 50%
CA U.S. House-18 Anna Eshoo D 100%
CA U.S. House-19 Zoe Lofgren D 100%
CA U.S. House-22 Devin Nunes R 0%
CA U.S. House-23 Kevin McCarthy R 50%
CA U.S. House-28 Adam Schiff D 100%
CA U.S. House-30 Brad Sherman D 100%
CA U.S. House-32 Grace Napolitano D 100%
CA U.S. House-38 Linda Sánchez D 100%
CA U.S. House-39 Ed Royce R 50%
CA U.S. House-40 Lucille Roybal-Allard D 100%
CA U.S. House-42 Ken Calvert R 50%
CA U.S. House-43 Maxine Waters D 100%
CA U.S. House-48 Dana Rohrabacher R 50%
CA U.S. House-49 Darrell Issa R 50%
CA U.S. House-53 Susan Davis D 100%
CA Attorney General Xavier Becerra D 100%
CA Supervisor-1 Hilda Solis 100%
CO U.S. House-1 Diana DeGette D 100%
CO U.S. House-5 Doug Lamborn R 50%
CO U.S. House-7 Ed Perlmutter D 100%
CT U.S. Senate-Jr Chris Murphy D 100%
CT U.S. House-1 John Larson D 100%
CT U.S. House-2 Joe Courtney D 100%
CT U.S. House-3 Rosa DeLauro D 100%
DE U.S. Senate-Sr Tom Carper D 100%
FL U.S. Senate-Sr Bill Nelson, Sr. D 100%
FL U.S. House-12 Gus Bilirakis R 50%
FL U.S. House-14 Kathy Castor D 100%
FL U.S. House-16 Vern Buchanan R 50%
FL U.S. House-20 Alcee Hastings, Sr. D 50%
FL U.S. House-23 Debbie Wasserman Schultz D 100%
FL U.S. House-25 Mario Diaz-Balart R 50%
FL U.S. House-27 Ileana Ros-Lehtinen R 50%
GA U.S. Senate-Sr Johnny Isakson R 25%
GA U.S. House-2 Sanford Bishop, Jr. D 100%
GA U.S. House-4 Hank Johnson, Jr. D 100%
GA U.S. House-5 John Lewis D 100%
GA U.S. House-13 David Scott D 100%
GA Governor Nathan Deal R 50%
HI U.S. Senate-Jr Mazie Hirono D 100%
IA U.S. Senate-Sr Chuck Grassley R 50%
IA U.S. House-2 Dave Loebsack D 100%
IA U.S. House-4 Steve King R 100%
ID U.S. Senate-Sr Mike Crapo R 0%
ID U.S. House-2 Mike Simpson R 50%
IL U.S. Senate-Sr Dick Durbin D 75%
IL U.S. House-1 Bobby Rush D 100%
IL U.S. House-3 Daniel Lipinski D 50%
IL U.S. House-4 Luis Gutiérrez D 100%
IL U.S. House-6 Peter Roskam R 50%
IL U.S. House-7 Danny Davis D 100%
IL U.S. House-9 Jan Schakowsky D 50%
IL U.S. House-15 John Shimkus R 50%
IL Mayor-At-Large Rahm Emanuel D 100%
IN U.S. Senate-Sr Joe Donnelly, Sr. D 50%
IN U.S. House-1 Pete Visclosky D 100%
KS U.S. Senate-Sr Pat Roberts R 25%
KS U.S. Senate-Jr Jerry Moran R 50%
KS Governor Sam Brownback R 0%
KY U.S. Senate-Sr Mitch McConnell R 25%
KY U.S. House-3 John Yarmuth D 100%
KY U.S. House-5 Hal Rogers R 50%
MA U.S. Senate-Jr Ed Markey D 100%
MA U.S. House-1 Richard Neal D 100%
MA U.S. House-2 Jim McGovern D 100%
MA U.S. House-7 Mike Capuano D 100%
MA U.S. House-8 Stephen Lynch D 100%
MD U.S. Senate-Sr Ben Cardin D 75%
MD U.S. Senate-Jr Chris Van Hollen, Jr. D 100%
MD U.S. House-2 Dutch Ruppersberger D 100%
MD U.S. House-3 John Sarbanes D 100%
MD U.S. House-5 Steny Hoyer D 100%
MD U.S. House-7 Elijah Cummings D 100%
ME U.S. Senate-Sr Susan Collins R 75%
MI U.S. Senate-Sr Debbie Stabenow D 100%
MI U.S. House-6 Fred Upton R 50%
MI U.S. House-7 Tim Walberg R 50%
MI U.S. House-9 Sandy Levin D 100%
MI U.S. House-13 John Conyers, Jr. D 100%
MN U.S. Senate-Sr Amy Klobuchar D 100%
MN U.S. House-1 Tim Walz D 100%
MN U.S. House-4 Betty McCollum D 100%
MN U.S. House-5 Keith Ellison D 100%
MN U.S. House-7 Collin Peterson D 50%
MO U.S. Senate-Sr Claire McCaskill D 100%
MO U.S. Senate-Jr Roy Blunt R 50%
MO U.S. House-1 Lacy Clay, Jr. D 0%
MO U.S. House-5 Emanuel Cleaver II D 50%
MO U.S. House-6 Sam Graves R 50%
MS U.S. Senate-Sr Thad Cochran R 0%
MS U.S. Senate-Jr Roger Wicker R 0%
MS U.S. House-2 Bennie Thompson D 50%
MT U.S. Senate-Sr Jon Tester D 75%
NA Vice President Mike Pence R 50%
NA U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions III R 25%
NA U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services Tom Price R 50%
NC U.S. Senate-Sr Richard Burr R 0%
NC U.S. House-1 G.K. Butterfield, Jr. D 100%
NC U.S. House-3 Walter Jones, Jr. R 50%
NC U.S. House-4 David Price D 100%
NC U.S. House-5 Virginia Foxx R 50%
NC U.S. House-10 Patrick McHenry R 50%
NE U.S. House-1 Jeff Fortenberry R 50%
NE U.S. House-3 Adrian Smith R 50%
NH U.S. House-1 Carol Shea-Porter D 100%
NJ U.S. Senate-Sr Bob Menendez D 100%
NJ U.S. House-2 Frank LoBiondo R 100%
NJ U.S. House-4 Chris Smith R 100%
NJ U.S. House-6 Frank Pallone, Jr. D 100%
NJ U.S. House-8 Albio Sires D 100%
NJ U.S. House-9 Bill Pascrell, Jr. D 100%
NJ U.S. House-11 Rodney Frelinghuysen R 100%
NM U.S. Senate-Sr Tom Udall D 100%
NM U.S. House-2 Steve Pearce R 50%
NV U.S. Senate-Sr Dean Heller R 50%
NY U.S. Senate-Sr Chuck Schumer D 75%
NY U.S. Senate-Jr Kirsten Gillibrand D 100%
NY U.S. House-2 Pete King R 50%
NY U.S. House-5 Gregory Meeks D 50%
NY U.S. House-7 Nydia Velázquez D 100%
NY U.S. House-9 Yvette Clarke D 100%
NY U.S. House-10 Jerry Nadler D 100%
NY U.S. House-12 Carolyn Maloney D 100%
NY U.S. House-14 Joe Crowley D 100%
NY U.S. House-15 José Serrano D 100%
NY U.S. House-16 Eliot Engel D 100%
NY U.S. House-17 Nita Lowey D 100%
NY U.S. House-25 Louise Slaughter D 100%
NY U.S. House-26 Brian Higgins D 100%
OH U.S. Senate-Sr Sherrod Brown D 75%
OH U.S. House-1 Steve Chabot R 50%
OH U.S. House-4 Jim Jordan R 100%
OH U.S. House-9 Marcy Kaptur D 50%
OH U.S. House-10 Mike Turner R 50%
OH U.S. House-12 Pat Tiberi R 50%
OH U.S. House-13 Tim Ryan D 100%
OK U.S. Senate-Sr Jim Inhofe R 0%
OK U.S. House-3 Frank Lucas R 50%
OK U.S. House-4 Tom Cole R 50%
OK Governor Mary Fallin R 50%
OR U.S. Senate-Sr Ron Wyden D 100%
OR U.S. House-2 Greg Walden R 50%
OR U.S. House-3 Earl Blumenauer D 100%
OR U.S. House-4 Peter DeFazio D 100%
PA U.S. Senate-Sr Bob Casey, Jr. D 100%
PA U.S. House-1 Bob Brady D 100%
PA U.S. House-9 Bill Shuster R 50%
PA U.S. House-14 Mike Doyle D 100%
PA U.S. House-15 Charlie Dent R 50%
PA U.S. House-18 Tim Murphy R 50%
RI U.S. Senate-Sr Jack Reed D 100%
RI U.S. Senate-Jr Sheldon Whitehouse D 100%
RI U.S. House-2 Jim Langevin D 100%
SC U.S. Senate-Sr Lindsey Graham R 25%
SC U.S. House-2 Joe Wilson, Sr. R 50%
SC U.S. House-6 Jim Clyburn D 100%
SD U.S. Senate-Sr John Thune R 25%
TN U.S. Senate-Sr Lamar Alexander R 25%
TN U.S. Senate-Jr Robert Corker R 25%
TN U.S. House-2 John Duncan, Jr. R 50%
TN U.S. House-5 Jim Cooper D 100%
TN U.S. House-7 Marsha Blackburn R 50%
TN U.S. House-9 Steve Cohen D 100%
TX U.S. Senate-Sr John Cornyn R 0%
TX U.S. House-1 Louie Gohmert R 0%
TX U.S. House-2 Ted Poe R 50%
TX U.S. House-3 Sam Johnson R 50%
TX U.S. House-5 Jeb Hensarling R 50%
TX U.S. House-6 Joe Barton R 50%
TX U.S. House-7 John Culberson R 50%
TX U.S. House-8 Kevin Brady R 100%
TX U.S. House-9 Al Green D 100%
TX U.S. House-10 Michael McCaul R 50%
TX U.S. House-11 Mike Conaway R 50%
TX U.S. House-12 Kay Granger R 50%
TX U.S. House-13 Mac Thornberry R 50%
TX U.S. House-18 Sheila Jackson Lee D 100%
TX U.S. House-21 Lamar Smith R 50%
TX U.S. House-24 Kenny Marchant R 50%
TX U.S. House-26 Michael Burgess R 100%
TX U.S. House-28 Henry Cuellar D 50%
TX U.S. House-29 Gene Green D 100%
TX U.S. House-30 Eddie Johnson D 50%
TX U.S. House-31 John Carter R 100%
TX U.S. House-32 Pete Sessions R 0%
TX U.S. House-35 Lloyd Doggett II D 100%
UT U.S. Senate-Sr Orrin Hatch R 25%
UT U.S. House-1 Rob Bishop R 50%
VA U.S. House-3 Bobby Scott D 50%
VA U.S. House-6 Bob Goodlatte R 50%
VT U.S. Senate-Sr Patrick Leahy D 75%
VT U.S. Senate-Jr Bernie Sanders I 75%
VT U.S. House-At-Large Peter Welch D 100%
WA U.S. Senate-Sr Patty Murray D 75%
WA U.S. Senate-Jr Maria Cantwell D 100%
WA U.S. House-2 Rick Larsen D 100%
WA U.S. House-5 Cathy McMorris Rodgers R 0%
WA U.S. House-8 Dave Reichert R 50%
WA U.S. House-9 Adam Smith D 100%
WA Governor Jay Inslee D 100%
WI U.S. Senate-Jr Tammy Baldwin D 100%
WI U.S. House-1 Paul Ryan R 50%
WI U.S. House-3 Ron Kind D 50%
WI U.S. House-4 Gwen Moore D 100%
WI U.S. House-5 Jim Sensenbrenner, Jr. R 50%
WV U.S. Senate-Jr Shelley Capito R 50%
WY U.S. Senate-Sr Mike Enzi R 25%
WY U.S. Senate-Jr John Barrasso R 100%
Neil Abercrombie 50%
Gary Ackerman 100%
Daniel Akaka, Sr. 75%
Todd Akin 50%
Rodney Alexander 50%
Wayne Allard 0%
Thomas Allen 100%
Jason Altmire 50%
Rob Andrews 100%
Michael Arcuri 100%
Joe Baca, Sr. 100%
Michele Bachmann 50%
Spencer Bachus 50%
Kay Bailey Hutchison 25%
Brian Baird 100%
J. Gresham Barrett 0%
John Barrow 100%
Roscoe Bartlett 50%
Max Baucus 50%
Evan Bayh 75%
Melissa Bean 100%
Bob Bennett 0%
Shelley Berkley 100%
Howard Berman 100%
Marion Berry 50%
Joe Biden, Jr. 100%
Judy Biggert 50%
Brian Bilbray 50%
Jeff Bingaman 100%
Tim Bishop 100%
John Boehner 0%
Kit Bond 25%
Jo Bonner, Jr. 50%
Mary Bono Mack 50%
Dan Boren 50%
Leonard Boswell 100%
Rick Boucher 50%
Charles Boustany, Jr. 50%
Barbara Boxer 75%
Allen Boyd, Jr. 0%
Nancy Boyda 50%
Bruce Braley 100%
Paul Broun 0%
Corrine Brown 100%
Henry Brown, Jr. 50%
Ginny Brown-Waite 50%
Jim Bunning 0%
Dan Burton 50%
Steve Buyer 0%
Robert Byrd 75%
Dave Camp 50%
John Campbell III 0%
Chris Cannon 50%
Eric Cantor 50%
Lois Capps 100%
Dennis Cardoza 100%
Russ Carnahan 50%
Christopher Carney 50%
Mike Castle 100%
Saxby Chambliss 25%
Ben Chandler III 100%
Hillary Clinton 75%
Howard Coble 50%
Thomas Coburn 0%
Norm Coleman 0%
Kent Conrad 50%
Jerry Costello 50%
Larry Craig 0%
Robert Cramer 50%
Ander Crenshaw 50%
Barbara Cubin 0%
Artur Davis 100%
David Davis 100%
Geoff Davis 50%
Lincoln Davis 50%
Thomas Davis III 50%
Bill Delahunt 100%
James DeMint 0%
Lincoln Diaz-Balart 50%
Norm Dicks 100%
John Dingell 50%
Chris Dodd 66%
Elizabeth Dole 25%
Pete Domenici, Jr. 25%
John Doolittle 50%
Byron Dorgan 50%
Thelma Drake 50%
David Dreier 50%
Chet Edwards 100%
Vern Ehlers 50%
Brad Ellsworth 50%
Jo Ann Emerson 0%
Philip English 50%
John Ensign 0%
Bob Etheridge 100%
Terry Everett 50%
Sam Farr 100%
Chaka Fattah, Sr. 100%
Tom Feeney 50%
Russ Feingold 100%
Michael Ferguson 100%
Bob Filner 100%
Randy Forbes 50%
Vito Fossella, Jr. 50%
Barney Frank 100%
Elton Gallegly 50%
Scott Garrett 50%
Jim Gerlach 50%
Gabrielle Giffords 100%
Wayne Gilchrest 50%
Phil Gingrey 50%
Charlie Gonzalez 100%
Virgil Goode, Jr. 50%
Bart Gordon 50%
Judd Gregg 25%
Charles Hagel 25%
John Hall 100%
Ralph Hall 50%
Phil Hare 100%
Tom Harkin 75%
Jane Harman 100%
Doc Hastings 50%
Robert Hayes 50%
Wally Herger, Jr. 50%
Stephanie Herseth Sandlin 100%
Baron Hill 50%
Maurice Hinchey 100%
Rubén Hinojosa, Sr. 100%
David Lee Hobson 50%
Paul Hodes 100%
Pete Hoekstra 50%
Thomas Holden 100%
Rush Holt, Jr. 100%
Mike Honda 50%
Darlene Hooley 100%
Kenny Hulshof 50%
Duncan Hunter 100%
Bob Inglis, Sr. 50%
Daniel Inouye 75%
Steve Israel 100%
Jesse Jackson, Jr. 100%
William Jefferson 100%
Tim Johnson 50%
Steve Kagen 100%
Paul Kanjorski 100%
Richard Keller 50%
Edward Kennedy, Sr. 75%
Patrick Kennedy 100%
John Kerry 100%
Dale Kildee 100%
Carolyn Kilpatrick 50%
Jack Kingston 50%
Mark Kirk 100%
Ron Klein 100%
John Kline 50%
Joseph Knollenberg 50%
Herb Kohl 100%
Dennis Kucinich 50%
John Kuhl, Jr. 50%
Jon Kyl 0%
Ray LaHood 100%
Nicholas Lampson 100%
Mary Landrieu 75%
Tom Latham 50%
Steve LaTourette 50%
Frank Lautenberg 100%
Carl Levin 100%
Jerry Lewis 50%
Ron Lewis 50%
Joe Lieberman 100%
Blanche Lincoln 75%
John Linder 50%
Dick Lugar 25%
Dan Lungren 50%
Connie Mack IV 0%
Tim Mahoney 50%
Don Manzullo 50%
Jim Marshall 50%
Melquiades Martinez 25%
Jim Matheson 50%
Carolyn McCarthy 100%
Thaddeus McCotter 50%
James McCrery III 50%
Jim McDermott 100%
John McHugh 50%
Mike McIntyre 50%
Buck McKeon 50%
Michael McNulty 100%
Kendrick Meek, Sr. 100%
Charlie Melancon, Sr. 50%
John Mica 50%
Mike Michaud 100%
Barbara Mikulski 75%
Candice Miller 50%
Gary Miller 50%
George Miller 100%
Jeff Miller 50%
Brad Miller 100%
Harry Mitchell 100%
Alan Mollohan 100%
Dennis Moore 100%
Jim Moran, Jr. 100%
Patrick Murphy 100%
Jack Murtha 100%
Marilyn Musgrave 100%
Sue Myrick 50%
Ben Nelson 50%
Randy Neugebauer 50%
Barack Obama II 100%
Jim Oberstar 0%
Dave Obey 100%
John Olver 100%
Solomon Ortiz, Sr. 100%
Ed Pastor 50%
Ron Paul 0%
Donald Payne 100%
John Peterson 50%
Tom Petri 50%
Charles Pickering, Jr. 0%
Joe Pitts 50%
Todd Platts 50%
Earl Pomeroy 100%
Jon Porter, Sr. 50%
Deborah Pryce 50%
Mark Pryor 75%
Adam Putnam 50%
George Radanovich 0%
Nick Rahall II 100%
James Ramstad 50%
Charlie Rangel 100%
Ralph Regula 50%
Denny Rehberg 50%
Harry Reid 75%
Richard Renzi 50%
Silvestre Reyes 100%
Thomas Reynolds 50%
Jay Rockefeller IV 75%
Ciro Rodriguez 100%
Mike Rogers 50%
Mike Ross 50%
Steve Rothman 100%
John Salazar 100%
Ken Salazar 50%
William Sali 50%
Loretta Sanchez 50%
Jim Saxton 100%
Jean Schmidt 50%
Allyson Schwartz 100%
Joe Sestak, Jr. 100%
John Shadegg 0%
Christopher Shays 100%
Heath Shuler 50%
Ike Skelton 50%
Gordon Smith 25%
Olympia Snowe 75%
Vic Snyder 100%
Mark Souder 50%
Zack Space 100%
Arlen Specter 25%
John Spratt, Jr. 100%
Pete Stark 100%
Cliff Stearns 50%
Ted Stevens 25%
Bart Stupak 50%
John Sullivan 50%
John Sununu 50%
Betty Sutton 100%
Tom Tancredo 50%
John Tanner 0%
Ellen Tauscher 100%
Gene Taylor 50%
Lee Terry 100%
Todd Tiahrt 50%
John Tierney 100%
Ed Towns 50%
Mark Udall 100%
David Vitter 25%
George Voinovich 50%
James Walsh 50%
Zach Wamp 50%
John Warner 25%
Diane Watson 100%
Mel Watt 50%
Henry Waxman 100%
Jim Webb, Jr. 75%
Anthony Weiner 100%
David Weldon 50%
Gerald Weller 50%
Lynn Westmoreland 50%
Robert Wexler 100%
Ed Whitfield 0%
Charlie Wilson, Jr. 50%
Heather Wilson 50%
Frank Wolf 100%
Lynn Woolsey 100%
David Wu 100%
Bill Young 50%

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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