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Special Interest Groups

Rating Group: National Journal

1999 Conservative on Economic Policy Score

State Office District Name Party Rating
AK U.S. House At-Large Don Young Republican 79%
AL U.S. Senate Sr Richard Shelby Republican 57%
AL U.S. Senate Jr Jeff Sessions III Republican 71%
AL U.S. House 4 Robert Aderholt Republican 79%
AL U.S. House 6 Spencer Bachus Republican 61%
AZ U.S. Senate Sr John McCain III Republican 81%
AZ U.S. House 5 Matt Salmon Republican 84%
AZ U.S. House 7 Ed Pastor Democratic 32%
CA U.S. Senate Sr Dianne Feinstein Democratic 29%
CA U.S. Senate Jr Barbara Boxer Democratic 0%
CA U.S. House 5 Mike Thompson Democratic 37%
CA U.S. House 11 George Miller Democratic 31%
CA U.S. House 12 Nancy Pelosi Democratic 0%
CA U.S. House 13 Barbara Lee Democratic 24%
CA U.S. House 18 Anna Eshoo Democratic 24%
CA U.S. House 19 Zoe Lofgren Democratic 28%
CA U.S. House 20 Sam Farr Democratic 16%
CA U.S. House 24 Lois Capps Democratic 37%
CA U.S. House 25 Buck McKeon Republican 84%
CA U.S. House 30 Brad Sherman Democratic 32%
CA U.S. House 31 Gary Miller Republican 84%
CA U.S. House 32 Grace Napolitano Democratic 31%
CA U.S. House 33 Henry Waxman Democratic 0%
CA U.S. House 34 Xavier Becerra Democratic 0%
CA U.S. House 39 Ed Royce Republican 84%
CA U.S. House 40 Lucille Roybal-Allard Democratic 0%
CA U.S. House 42 Ken Calvert Republican 84%
CA U.S. House 43 Maxine Waters Democratic 0%
CA U.S. House 46 Loretta Sanchez Democratic 36%
CA U.S. House 48 Dana Rohrabacher Republican 84%
CO U.S. Senate Sr Mark Udall Democratic 21%
CO U.S. House 1 Diana DeGette Democratic 12%
CT U.S. House 1 John Larson Democratic 32%
CT U.S. House 3 Rosa DeLauro Democratic 12%
FL U.S. House 5 Corrine Brown Democratic 0%
FL U.S. House 7 John Mica Republican 79%
FL U.S. House 20 Alcee Hastings, Sr. Democratic 16%
FL U.S. House 27 Ileana Ros-Lehtinen Republican 55%
FL Justice of the Supreme Court Charles Canady 73%
GA U.S. Senate Sr Saxby Chambliss Republican 62%
GA U.S. Senate Jr Johnny Isakson Republican 84%
GA U.S. House 1 Jack Kingston Republican 58%
GA U.S. House 2 Sanford Bishop, Jr. Democratic 41%
GA U.S. House 5 John Lewis Democratic 27%
GA Governor Nathan Deal Republican 84%
HI Governor Neil Abercrombie Democratic 0%
IA U.S. Senate Sr Chuck Grassley Republican 75%
IA U.S. Senate Jr Tom Harkin Democratic 0%
IA U.S. House 3 Tom Latham Republican 84%
ID U.S. Senate Sr Mike Crapo Republican 83%
ID U.S. House 2 Mike Simpson Republican 71%
IL U.S. Senate Sr Dick Durbin Democratic 0%
IL U.S. House 1 Bobby Rush Democratic 0%
IL U.S. House 4 Luis Gutierrez Democratic 12%
IL U.S. House 7 Danny Davis Democratic 0%
IL U.S. House 9 Jan Schakowsky Democratic 17%
IL U.S. House 15 John Shimkus Republican 65%
IN U.S. House 1 Pete Visclosky Democratic 24%
KS U.S. Senate Sr Pat Roberts Republican 60%
KS U.S. Senate Jr Jerry Moran Republican 62%
KS Governor Sam Brownback Republican 83%
KY U.S. Senate Sr Mitch McConnell Republican 83%
KY U.S. House 1 Ed Whitfield Republican 65%
KY U.S. House 5 Hal Rogers Republican 79%
LA U.S. Senate Sr Mary Landrieu Democratic 42%
MA U.S. Senate Jr Ed Markey Democratic 0%
MA U.S. House 1 Richard Neal Democratic 12%
MA U.S. House 2 Jim McGovern Democratic 0%
MA U.S. House 6 John Tierney Democratic 24%
MA U.S. House 7 Mike Capuano Democratic 0%
MD U.S. Senate Sr Barbara Mikulski Democratic 13%
MD U.S. Senate Jr Ben Cardin Democratic 31%
MD U.S. House 5 Steny Hoyer Democratic 28%
MD U.S. House 7 Elijah Cummings Democratic 0%
ME U.S. Senate Sr Susan Collins Republican 49%
ME Councilor At-Large John Baldacci Democratic 12%
MI U.S. Senate Sr Carl Levin Democratic 10%
MI U.S. Senate Jr Debbie Stabenow Democratic 34%
MI U.S. House 4 Dave Camp Republican 72%
MI U.S. House 6 Fred Upton Republican 84%
MI U.S. House 9 Sandy Levin Democratic 32%
MI U.S. House 12 John Dingell Democratic 0%
MI U.S. House 13 John Conyers, Jr. Democratic 0%
MN U.S. House 7 Collin Peterson Democratic/Farmer/Labor 46%
MO U.S. Senate Jr Roy Blunt Republican 73%
MS U.S. Senate Sr Thad Cochran Republican 63%
MS U.S. Senate Jr Roger Wicker Republican 84%
MS U.S. House 2 Bennie Thompson Democratic 0%
NA Vice President Joe Biden, Jr. Democratic 17%
NA U.S. Secretary of Defense Charles Hagel Republican 83%
NA U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry Democratic 17%
NC U.S. Senate Sr Richard Burr Republican 73%
NC U.S. House 3 Walter Jones, Jr. Republican 60%
NC U.S. House 4 David Price Democratic 34%
NC U.S. House 6 Howard Coble Republican 64%
NC U.S. House 7 Mike McIntyre Democratic 44%
NE U.S. House 2 Lee Terry Republican 65%
NJ U.S. Senate Sr Bob Menendez Democratic 19%
NJ U.S. House 2 Frank LoBiondo Republican 56%
NJ U.S. House 4 Chris Smith Republican 54%
NJ U.S. House 6 Frank Pallone, Jr. Democratic 21%
NJ U.S. House 9 Bill Pascrell, Jr. Democratic 24%
NJ U.S. House 11 Rodney Frelinghuysen Republican 73%
NJ U.S. House 12 Rush Holt, Jr. Democratic 21%
NM U.S. Senate Sr Tom Udall Democratic 21%
NV U.S. Senate Sr Harry Reid Democratic 0%
NY U.S. Senate Sr Chuck Schumer Democratic 17%
NY U.S. House 2 Pete King Republican 50%
NY U.S. House 4 Carolyn McCarthy Democratic 38%
NY U.S. House 5 Gregory Meeks Democratic 12%
NY U.S. House 7 Nydia Velázquez Democratic 28%
NY U.S. House 10 Jerry Nadler Democratic 0%
NY U.S. House 12 Carolyn Maloney Democratic 21%
NY U.S. House 13 Charlie Rangel Democratic 12%
NY U.S. House 14 Joe Crowley Democratic 19%
NY U.S. House 15 José Serrano Democratic 0%
NY U.S. House 16 Eliot Engel Democratic 0%
NY U.S. House 17 Nita Lowey Democratic 0%
NY U.S. House 25 Louise Slaughter Democratic 17%
OH U.S. Senate Sr Sherrod Brown Democratic 0%
OH U.S. Senate Jr Rob Portman Republican 84%
OH U.S. House 1 Steve Chabot Republican 84%
OH U.S. House 8 John Boehner Republican 84%
OH U.S. House 9 Marcy Kaptur Democratic 35%
OH Governor John Kasich Republican 65%
OH State Senate 28 Thomas Sawyer Democratic 0%
OH Attorney General Mike DeWine Republican 50%
OK U.S. Senate Sr Jim Inhofe Republican 71%
OK U.S. Senate Jr Thomas Coburn Republican 64%
OK U.S. House 3 Frank Lucas Republican 84%
OR U.S. Senate Sr Ron Wyden Democratic 34%
OR U.S. House 2 Greg Walden Republican 73%
OR U.S. House 3 Earl Blumenauer Democratic 32%
OR U.S. House 4 Peter DeFazio Democratic 24%
PA U.S. Senate Jr Pat Toomey Republican 79%
PA U.S. House 1 Bob Brady Democratic 0%
PA U.S. House 2 Chaka Fattah, Sr. Democratic 0%
PA U.S. House 14 Mike Doyle Democratic 36%
PA U.S. House 16 Joe Pitts Republican 84%
PA Commissioner At-Large Joseph Hoeffel 12%
RI U.S. Senate Sr Jack Reed Democratic 13%
RI Governor Linc Chafee Democratic 47%
SC U.S. Senate Sr Lindsey Graham Republican 53%
SC U.S. House 1 Mark Sanford, Jr. Republican 84%
SC U.S. House 6 Jim Clyburn Democratic 0%
SD U.S. Senate Sr Timothy Johnson Democratic 20%
SD U.S. Senate Jr John Thune Republican 73%
TN U.S. House 2 John Duncan, Jr. Republican 58%
TX U.S. House 3 Sam Johnson Republican 84%
TX U.S. House 4 Ralph Hall Republican 53%
TX U.S. House 6 Joe Barton Republican 84%
TX U.S. House 8 Kevin Brady Republican 71%
TX U.S. House 12 Kay Granger Republican 84%
TX U.S. House 13 Mac Thornberry Republican 73%
TX U.S. House 15 Rubén Hinojosa, Sr. Democratic 30%
TX U.S. House 18 Sheila Jackson Lee Democratic 0%
TX U.S. House 21 Lamar Smith Republican 84%
TX U.S. House 29 Gene Green Democratic 28%
TX U.S. House 30 Eddie Johnson Democratic 30%
TX U.S. House 32 Pete Sessions Republican 73%
TX U.S. House 35 Lloyd Doggett II Democratic 29%
UT U.S. Senate Sr Orrin Hatch Republican 52%
VA U.S. House 3 Bobby Scott Democratic 17%
VA U.S. House 6 Bob Goodlatte Republican 73%
VA U.S. House 8 Jim Moran, Jr. Democratic 44%
VA U.S. House 10 Frank Wolf Republican 73%
VT U.S. Senate Sr Patrick Leahy Democratic 20%
VT U.S. Senate Jr Bernie Sanders Independent 21%
WA U.S. Senate Sr Patty Murray Democratic 16%
WA U.S. House 4 Doc Hastings Republican 84%
WA U.S. House 7 Jim McDermott Democratic 12%
WA U.S. House 9 Adam Smith Democratic 45%
WA Governor Jay Inslee Democratic 28%
WI U.S. Senate Jr Tammy Baldwin Democratic 12%
WI U.S. House 1 Paul Ryan Republican 62%
WI U.S. House 3 Ron Kind Democratic 43%
WI U.S. House 5 Jim Sensenbrenner, Jr. Republican 84%
WI U.S. House 6 Tom Petri Republican 62%
WI Mayor At-Large Tom Barrett Democratic 17%
WV U.S. Senate Sr Jay Rockefeller IV Democratic 10%
WV U.S. House 3 Nick Rahall II Democratic 21%
WY U.S. Senate Sr Mike Enzi Republican 83%
Edmond Spencer Abraham 51%
Gary Ackerman 0%
Daniel Akaka, Sr. 0%
Wayne Allard 83%
Thomas Allen 12%
Rob Andrews 36%
Bill Archer 84%
Richard Armey 84%
John Ashcroft 83%
Brian Baird 19%
Richard Hugh Baker 84%
Cass Ballenger 84%
James Barcia 41%
Bob Barr, Jr. 64%
Bill Barrett 62%
Roscoe Bartlett 79%
Charlie Bass 84%
Herbert Bateman 61%

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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