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Special Interest Groups

Rating Group: Progressive Democrats of America

2007-2008 Positions

State Office District Name Party Rating
Neil Abercrombie 55%
Gary Ackerman 44%
Todd Akin 66%
Rodney Alexander 66%
Thomas Allen 55%
Jason Altmire 55%
Rob Andrews 55%
Michael Arcuri 55%
Joe Baca, Sr. 55%
Michele Bachmann 66%
Spencer Bachus 44%
Brian Baird 44%
Richard Hugh Baker 44%
J. Gresham Barrett 44%
John Barrow 33%
Roscoe Bartlett 77%
Melissa Bean 44%
Shelley Berkley 55%
Howard Berman 44%
Marion Berry 44%
Judy Biggert 66%
Brian Bilbray 66%
Tim Bishop 44%
Jo Bonner, Jr. 66%
Mary Bono Mack 22%
Dan Boren 25%
Leonard Boswell 44%
Rick Boucher 55%
Allen Boyd, Jr. 44%
Nancy Boyda 55%
Bruce Braley 50%
Paul Broun 66%
Henry Brown, Jr. 66%
Ginny Brown-Waite 77%
Dan Burton 75%
Steve Buyer 85%
Dave Camp 66%
John Campbell III 44%
Chris Cannon 44%
Eric Cantor 66%
Dennis Cardoza 44%
Russ Carnahan 55%
Christopher Carney 55%
Julia Carson 100%
Mike Castle 33%
Ben Chandler III 55%
Howard Coble 66%
Jerry Costello 55%
Robert Cramer 44%
Barbara Cubin 66%
Artur Davis 44%
David Davis 66%
Geoff Davis 66%
Jo Ann Davis 0%
Lincoln Davis 44%
Thomas Davis III 22%
Bill Delahunt 55%
Lincoln Diaz-Balart 66%
Norm Dicks 44%
John Dingell 44%
John Doolittle 66%
Thelma Drake 66%
David Dreier 66%
Chet Edwards 44%
Vern Ehlers 33%
Brad Ellsworth 33%
Jo Ann Emerson 33%
Philip English 22%
Bob Etheridge 33%
Terry Everett 77%
Tom Feeney 66%
Michael Ferguson 44%
Bob Filner 55%
Vito Fossella, Jr. 22%
Barney Frank 44%
Elton Gallegly 66%
Jim Gerlach 33%
Gabrielle Giffords 50%
Wayne Gilchrest 33%
Paul Gillmor 50%
Phil Gingrey 44%
Charlie Gonzalez 44%
Virgil Goode, Jr. 77%
Bart Gordon 44%
John Hall 55%
Ralph Hall 66%
Phil Hare 55%
Jane Harman 44%
J. Dennis Hastert 44%
Doc Hastings 77%
Robert Hayes 88%
Wally Herger, Jr. 44%
Stephanie Herseth Sandlin 44%
Baron Hill 33%
Maurice Hinchey 55%
David Lee Hobson 22%
Paul Hodes 55%
Pete Hoekstra 77%
Thomas Holden 55%
Rush Holt, Jr. 55%
Darlene Hooley 44%
Kenny Hulshof 66%
Duncan Hunter 75%
Bob Inglis, Sr. 55%
Jesse Jackson, Jr. 55%
William Jefferson 55%
Tim Johnson 77%
Steve Kagen 55%
Paul Kanjorski 55%
Ric Keller 66%
Patrick Kennedy 55%
Dale Kildee 55%
Carolyn Kilpatrick 55%
Jack Kingston 66%
Ron Klein 44%
Joseph Knollenberg 77%
Dennis Kucinich 55%
John Kuhl, Jr. 77%
Ray LaHood 33%
Nicholas Lampson 33%
Tom Lantos 50%
Tom Latham 22%
Steve LaTourette 33%
Jerry Lewis 66%
Ron Lewis 66%
John Linder 44%
Dan Lungren 75%
Connie Mack IV 66%
Tim Mahoney 44%
Don Manzullo 66%
Jim Marshall 71%
Jim Matheson 44%
Carolyn McCarthy 44%
Thaddeus McCotter 66%
James McCrery III 66%
John McHugh 44%
Mike McIntyre 44%
Buck McKeon 66%
Michael McNulty 55%
Martin Meehan 100%
Kendrick Meek, Sr. 44%
Charlie Melancon, Sr. 44%
Mike Michaud 55%
Juanita Millender-McDonald 100%
Gary Miller 66%
George Miller 55%
Brad Miller 55%
Harry Mitchell 44%
Alan Mollohan 55%
Dennis Moore 44%
Jim Moran, Jr. 44%
Patrick Murphy 55%
Jack Murtha 44%
Marilyn Musgrave 66%
Sue Myrick 66%
Jim Oberstar 50%
Dave Obey 55%
John Olver 55%
Solomon Ortiz, Sr. 44%
Ed Pastor 55%
Ron Paul 77%
Donald Payne 55%
John Peterson 66%
Tom Petri 33%
Charles Pickering, Jr. 66%
Todd Platts 33%
Earl Pomeroy 44%
Jon Porter, Sr. 22%
Deborah Pryce 22%
George Radanovich 66%
Nick Rahall II 55%
James Ramstad 33%
Ralph Regula 22%
Denny Rehberg 22%
Richard Renzi 22%
Silvestre Reyes 44%
Thomas Reynolds 66%
Laura Richardson 20%
Ciro Rodriguez 55%
Mike Rogers 66%
Mike Ross 44%
Steve Rothman 50%
John Salazar 44%
William Sali 44%
Jim Saxton 77%
Jean Schmidt 66%
Allyson Schwartz 44%
Joe Sestak, Jr. 44%
John Shadegg 44%
Christopher Shays 44%
Carol Shea-Porter 55%
Heath Shuler 44%
Ike Skelton 44%
Vic Snyder 44%
CA Supervisor 1 Hilda Solis 55%
Mark Souder 66%
Zack Space 55%
John Spratt, Jr. 55%
Pete Stark 42%
Cliff Stearns 66%

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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