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Special Interest Groups

Rating Group: Irregular Times/Progressive Patriots/That's My Congress

2009-2010 Net Congressional Score

State Office District Name Party Rating
Gary Ackerman 68%
John Adler 62%
Daniel Akaka, Sr. 77%
Todd Akin 11%
Rodney Alexander 24%
Jason Altmire 54%
Rob Andrews 68%
Michael Arcuri 57%
Steve Austria 29%
Joe Baca, Sr. 61%
Michele Bachmann 11%
Spencer Bachus 25%
Brian Baird 68%
J. Gresham Barrett 21%
John Barrow 54%
Roscoe Bartlett 23%
Max Baucus 59%
Evan Bayh 57%
Melissa Bean 62%
Mark Begich 63%
Bob Bennett 21%
Shelley Berkley 69%
Howard Berman 76%
Marion Berry 48%
Judy Biggert 32%
Brian Bilbray 24%
Jeff Bingaman 71%
Tim Bishop 73%
John Boccieri 59%
Kit Bond 28%
Jo Bonner, Jr. 22%
Mary Bono Mack 30%
Dan Boren 38%
Leonard Boswell 59%
Rick Boucher 50%
Allen Boyd, Jr. 56%
Bruce Braley 72%
Bobby Bright 31%
Paul Broun 20%
Henry Brown, Jr. 22%
Scott Brown 40%
Ginny Brown-Waite 33%
Jim Bunning 14%
Roland Burris 73%
Dan Burton 11%
Steve Buyer 26%
Dave Camp 30%
John Campbell III 33%
Eric Cantor 20%
Joseph Cao 41%
Dennis Cardoza 54%
Russ Carnahan 70%
Christopher Carney 54%
Mike Castle 49%
Saxby Chambliss 17%
Ben Chandler III 52%
Travis Childers 37%
Howard Coble 24%
Thomas Coburn 21%
Kent Conrad 64%
Jerry Costello 62%
Mark Critz 46%
Kathy Dahlkemper 55%
Artur Davis 51%
Geoff Davis 22%
Lincoln Davis 48%
Bill Delahunt 67%
James DeMint 13%
Lincoln Diaz-Balart 45%
Norm Dicks 64%
John Dingell 59%
Charles Djou 50%
Chris Dodd 76%
Byron Dorgan 73%
David Dreier 33%
Steve Driehaus 57%
Chet Edwards 54%
Vern Ehlers 48%
Brad Ellsworth 48%
Jo Ann Emerson 30%
John Ensign 31%
Bob Etheridge 53%
Russ Feingold 91%
Bob Filner 91%
Barney Frank 81%
Elton Gallegly 26%
Jim Gerlach 38%
Gabrielle Giffords 65%
Phil Gingrey 20%
Charlie Gonzalez 67%
Carte Goodwin 54%
Bart Gordon 52%
Judd Gregg 26%
Parker Griffith, Jr. 36%
Kay Hagan 75%
John Hall 70%
Ralph Hall 22%
Debbie Halvorson 54%
Phil Hare 78%
Tom Harkin 82%
Jane Harman 76%
Doc Hastings 26%
Wally Herger, Jr. 20%
Stephanie Herseth Sandlin 57%
Baron Hill 51%
Maurice Hinchey 89%
Paul Hodes 70%
Pete Hoekstra 27%
Thomas Holden 52%
Rush Holt, Jr. 85%
Duncan Hunter 17%
Kay Hutchison 28%
Bob Inglis, Sr. 29%
Daniel Inouye 69%
Jesse Jackson, Jr. 76%
Mike Johanns 13%
Timothy Johnson 66%
Tim Johnson 41%
Steve Kagen 67%
Paul Kanjorski 57%
Ted Kaufman 70%
Patrick Kennedy 69%
Dale Kildee 60%
Carolyn Kilpatrick 68%
Mary Jo Kilroy 67%
Jack Kingston 22%
Larry Kissell 56%
Ron Klein 64%
Herb Kohl 73%
Suzanne Kosmas 57%
Frank Kratovil, Jr. 52%
Dennis Kucinich 79%
Jon Kyl 23%
Mary Landrieu 69%
Tom Latham 29%
Steve LaTourette 41%
Frank Lautenberg 84%
Chris Lee 33%
George LeMieux 31%
Carl Levin 85%
Jerry Lewis 31%
Joe Lieberman 64%
Blanche Lincoln 62%
John Linder 29%
Dick Lugar 31%
Dan Lungren 15%
Connie Mack IV 30%
Dan Maffei 67%
Don Manzullo 10%
Betsy Markey 55%
Jim Marshall 41%
Jim Matheson 49%
Carolyn McCarthy 62%
Thaddeus McCotter 27%
Mike McIntyre 47%
Buck McKeon 17%
Michael McMahon 60%
Kendrick Meek, Sr. 70%
Charlie Melancon, Sr. 58%
Mike Michaud 73%
Gary Miller 22%
George Miller 84%
Brad Miller 68%
Walt Minnick 66%
Harry Mitchell 59%
Alan Mollohan 54%
Dennis Moore 66%
Jim Moran, Jr. 77%
Patrick Murphy 65%
Scott Murphy 52%
Sue Myrick 19%
Ben Nelson 45%
Glenn Nye III 55%
Jim Oberstar 62%
Dave Obey 61%
John Olver 82%
Solomon Ortiz, Sr. 59%
Bill Owens 53%
Ed Pastor 76%
Ron Paul 37%
Donald Payne 78%
Tom Perriello 57%
Tom Petri 38%
Todd Platts 35%
Earl Pomeroy 57%
Mark Pryor 59%
George Radanovich 24%
Nick Rahall II 53%
Denny Rehberg 32%
Silvestre Reyes 59%
Laura Richardson 68%
Jay Rockefeller IV 65%
Ciro Rodriguez 64%
Mike Rogers 28%
Mike Ross 44%
Steve Rothman 69%
John Salazar 57%
Mark Schauer 59%
Jean Schmidt 33%
Aaron Schock 29%

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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