Rating Group: National Journal

2011 Liberal Composite Score

Issues: Liberal
State Office Name Party Rating
Gary Ackerman 73%
Sandy Adams 13%
AL U.S. House-4 Robert Aderholt R 21%
Daniel Akaka, Sr. 87%
Todd Akin 25%
TN U.S. Senate-Sr Lamar Alexander R 33%
Rodney Alexander 36%
Jason Altmire 56%
MI U.S. House-3 Justin Amash R 54%
Rob Andrews 74%
Steve Austria 21%
NH U.S. Senate-Jr Kelly Ayotte R 19%
Joe Baca, Sr. 65%
Michele Bachmann 23%
Spencer Bachus 39%
WI U.S. Senate-Jr Tammy Baldwin D 92%
PA U.S. House-11 Lou Barletta R 36%
WY U.S. Senate-Jr John Barrasso R 11%
John Barrow 58%
Roscoe Bartlett 46%
TX U.S. House-6 Joe Barton R 19%
Charlie Bass 53%
CA U.S. House-37 Karen Bass D 91%
Max Baucus 64%
CA U.S. House-34 Xavier Becerra D 86%
Mark Begich 68%
MI U.S. House-1 Dan Benishek R 24%
CO U.S. Senate-Sr Michael Bennet D 69%
Rick Berg 32%
Shelley Berkley 65%
Howard Berman 85%
Judy Biggert 46%
Brian Bilbray 46%
FL U.S. House-12 Gus Bilirakis R 26%
Jeff Bingaman 74%
UT U.S. House-1 Rob Bishop R 32%
GA U.S. House-2 Sanford Bishop, Jr. D 61%
Tim Bishop 74%
TN U.S. House-6 Diane Black R 6%
TN U.S. House-7 Marsha Blackburn R 15%
OR U.S. House-3 Earl Blumenauer D 83%
CT U.S. Senate-Sr Richard Blumenthal D 70%
MO U.S. Senate-Jr Roy Blunt R 36%
Jo Bonner, Jr. 30%
Mary Bono Mack 36%
AR U.S. Senate-Sr John Boozman R 21%
Dan Boren 54%
Leonard Boswell 62%
LA U.S. House-3 Charles Boustany, Jr. R 23%
CA U.S. Senate-Jr Barbara Boxer D 86%
TX U.S. House-8 Kevin Brady R 19%
PA U.S. House-1 Bob Brady D 82%
Bruce Braley 81%
AL U.S. House-5 Mo Brooks R 30%
Paul Broun 38%
FL U.S. House-5 Corrine Brown D 74%
Scott Brown 45%
OH U.S. Senate-Sr Sherrod Brown D 86%
FL U.S. House-16 Vern Buchanan R 34%
IN U.S. House-8 Larry Bucshon R 19%
Ann Marie Buerkle 9%
TX U.S. House-26 Michael Burgess R 16%
NC U.S. Senate-Sr Richard Burr R 11%
Dan Burton 13%
NC U.S. House-1 G.K. Butterfield, Jr. D 72%
CA U.S. House-42 Ken Calvert R 27%
Dave Camp 31%
John Campbell III 47%
Francisco Canseco 17%
Eric Cantor 20%
WA U.S. Senate-Jr Maria Cantwell D 70%
WV U.S. Senate-Jr Shelley Capito R 45%
CA U.S. House-24 Lois Capps D 82%
MA U.S. House-7 Mike Capuano D 93%
MD U.S. Senate-Jr Ben Cardin D 83%
Dennis Cardoza 60%
Russ Carnahan 71%
DE U.S. House-At-Large John Carney, Jr. D 65%
DE U.S. Senate-Sr Tom Carper D 71%
IN U.S. House-7 André Carson D 82%
TX U.S. House-31 John Carter R 8%
PA U.S. Senate-Sr Bob Casey, Jr. D 73%
LA U.S. Senate-Jr Bill Cassidy R 32%
FL U.S. House-14 Kathy Castor D 74%
OH U.S. House-1 Steve Chabot R 10%
UT U.S. House-3 Jason Chaffetz R 41%
Saxby Chambliss 23%
Ben Chandler III 58%
CA U.S. House-27 Judy Chu D 93%
RI U.S. House-1 David Cicilline D 88%
Hansen Clarke 93%
NY U.S. House-9 Yvette Clarke D 91%
MO U.S. House-1 Lacy Clay, Jr. D 93%
MO U.S. House-5 Emanuel Cleaver II D 91%
SC U.S. House-6 Jim Clyburn D 80%
IN U.S. Senate-Sr Daniel Coats R 23%
Howard Coble 35%
Thomas Coburn 4%
MS U.S. Senate-Sr Thad Cochran R 37%
CO U.S. House-6 Michael Coffman R 17%
TN U.S. House-9 Steve Cohen D 89%
OK U.S. House-4 Tom Cole R 43%
ME U.S. Senate-Sr Susan Collins R 46%
TX U.S. House-11 Mike Conaway R 11%
VA U.S. House-11 Gerry Connolly D 67%
Kent Conrad 69%
MI U.S. House-13 John Conyers, Jr. D 88%
DE U.S. Senate-Jr Chris Coons D 78%
TN U.S. House-5 Jim Cooper D 58%
TN U.S. Senate-Jr Robert Corker R 21%
TX U.S. Senate-Sr John Cornyn R 17%
CA U.S. House-16 Jim Costa D 59%
Jerry Costello 60%
CT U.S. House-2 Joe Courtney D 71%
ID U.S. Senate-Sr Mike Crapo R 9%
Chip Cravaack 36%
AR U.S. House-1 Rick Crawford R 25%
FL U.S. House-4 Ander Crenshaw R 32%
Mark Critz 60%
NY U.S. House-14 Joe Crowley D 84%
TX U.S. House-28 Henry Cuellar D 58%
TX U.S. House-7 John Culberson R 26%
MD U.S. House-7 Elijah Cummings D 85%
IL U.S. House-7 Danny Davis D 90%
Geoff Davis 36%
CA U.S. House-53 Susan Davis D 72%
OR U.S. House-4 Peter DeFazio D 67%
CO U.S. House-1 Diana DeGette D 88%
CT U.S. House-3 Rosa DeLauro D 89%
James DeMint 14%
CA U.S. House-10 Jeff Denham R 20%
PA U.S. House-15 Charlie Dent R 46%
TN U.S. House-4 Scott DesJarlais R 27%
FL U.S. House-21 Ted Deutch D 77%
FL U.S. House-25 Mario Diaz-Balart R 47%
Norm Dicks 71%
John Dingell 65%
TX U.S. House-35 Lloyd Doggett II D 82%
IL U.S. House-10 Bob Dold R 53%
IN U.S. Senate-Jr Joe Donnelly, Sr. D 57%
PA U.S. House-14 Mike Doyle D 85%
David Dreier 37%
WI U.S. House-7 Sean Duffy R 36%
SC U.S. House-3 Jeff Duncan R 25%
TN U.S. House-2 John Duncan, Jr. R 46%
IL U.S. Senate-Sr Dick Durbin D 87%
MD U.S. House-4 Donna Edwards D 93%
MN U.S. House-5 Keith Ellison DFL 93%
NC U.S. House-2 Renee Ellmers R 9%
Jo Ann Emerson 44%
NY U.S. House-16 Eliot Engel D 80%
WY U.S. Senate-Sr Mike Enzi R 10%
CA U.S. House-18 Anna Eshoo D 86%
TX U.S. House-27 Blake Farenthold R 32%
CA U.S. House-20 Sam Farr D 84%
PA U.S. House-2 Chaka Fattah, Sr. D 80%
CA U.S. Senate-Sr Dianne Feinstein D 80%
Bob Filner 93%
TN U.S. House-8 Stephen Fincher R 6%
PA U.S. House-8 Mike Fitzpatrick R 52%
AZ U.S. Senate-Jr Jeff Flake R 21%
TN U.S. House-3 Chuck Fleischmann R 10%
LA U.S. House-4 John Fleming, Jr. R 21%
TX U.S. House-17 Bill Flores R 11%
VA U.S. House-4 Randy Forbes R 25%
NE U.S. House-1 Jeff Fortenberry R 50%
NC U.S. House-5 Virginia Foxx R 19%
Barney Frank 91%
MN U.S. Senate-Jr Al Franken DFL 81%
AZ U.S. House-8 Trent Franks R 24%
NJ U.S. House-11 Rodney Frelinghuysen R 45%
OH U.S. House-11 Marcia Fudge D 87%
Elton Gallegly 26%
CA U.S. House-3 John Garamendi D 91%
CO U.S. Senate-Jr Cory Gardner R 15%
NJ U.S. House-5 Scott Garrett R 31%
Jim Gerlach 44%
OH U.S. House-7 Bob Gibbs R 11%
NY U.S. House-19 Chris Gibson R 51%
NY U.S. Senate-Jr Kirsten Gillibrand D 89%
Phil Gingrey 6%
TX U.S. House-1 Louie Gohmert R 27%
Charlie Gonzalez 67%
VA U.S. House-6 Bob Goodlatte R 22%
AZ U.S. House-4 Paul Gosar R 20%
SC U.S. House-4 Trey Gowdy III R 20%
SC U.S. Senate-Sr Lindsey Graham R 39%
TX U.S. House-12 Kay Granger R 25%
IA U.S. Senate-Sr Chuck Grassley R 21%
GA U.S. House-14 Tom Graves, Jr. R 33%
MO U.S. House-6 Sam Graves R 29%
TX U.S. House-9 Al Green D 75%
TX U.S. House-29 Gene Green D 60%
AR Lieutenant Governor Tim Griffin R 22%
VA U.S. House-9 Morgan Griffith R 42%
AZ U.S. House-3 Raúl Grijalva D 93%
Michael Grimm 50%
NH U.S. House-1 Frank Guinta R 13%
KY U.S. House-2 Brett Guthrie R 28%
IL U.S. House-4 Luis Gutiérrez D 84%
Kay Hagan 71%
Ralph Hall 20%
Colleen Hanabusa 83%
NY U.S. House-22 Richard Hanna R 53%
Tom Harkin 86%
MS U.S. House-3 Gregg Harper R 23%
MD U.S. House-1 Andy Harris R 33%
MO U.S. House-4 Vicky Hartzler R 21%
FL U.S. House-20 Alcee Hastings, Sr. D 83%
Doc Hastings 22%
UT U.S. Senate-Sr Orrin Hatch R 18%
Nan Hayworth 47%
NV U.S. House-3 Joe Heck, Jr. R 47%
NM U.S. Senate-Jr Martin Heinrich D 69%
NV U.S. Senate-Jr Dean Heller R 24%
TX U.S. House-5 Jeb Hensarling R 9%
Wally Herger, Jr. 14%
WA U.S. House-3 Jaime Herrera Beutler R 48%
NY U.S. House-26 Brian Higgins D 68%
CT U.S. House-4 Jim Himes D 75%
Maurice Hinchey 85%
TX U.S. House-15 Rubén Hinojosa, Sr. D 71%
HI U.S. Senate-Jr Mazie Hirono D 91%
ND U.S. Senate-Sr John Hoeven R 32%
Thomas Holden 57%
Rush Holt, Jr. 89%
CA U.S. House-17 Mike Honda D 93%
MD U.S. House-5 Steny Hoyer D 71%
KS U.S. House-1 Tim Huelskamp R 20%
MI U.S. House-2 Bill Huizenga R 16%
IL U.S. House-14 Randy Hultgren R 25%
CA U.S. House-50 Duncan Hunter R 8%
VA U.S. House-5 Robert Hurt R 14%
Kay Hutchison 25%
OK U.S. Senate-Sr Jim Inhofe R 12%
Daniel Inouye 74%
WA Governor Jay Inslee D 73%
GA U.S. Senate-Sr Johnny Isakson R 26%
NY U.S. House-3 Steve Israel D 69%
CA U.S. House-49 Darrell Issa R 26%
Jesse Jackson, Jr. 93%
TX U.S. House-18 Sheila Jackson Lee D 76%
KS U.S. House-2 Lynn Jenkins R 14%
Mike Johanns 36%
OH U.S. House-6 Bill Johnson R 16%
TX U.S. House-30 Eddie Johnson D 78%
GA U.S. House-4 Hank Johnson, Jr. D 83%
WI U.S. Senate-Sr Ron Johnson R 6%
TX U.S. House-3 Sam Johnson R 19%
Timothy Johnson 73%
Tim Johnson 54%
NC U.S. House-3 Walter Jones, Jr. R 59%
OH U.S. House-4 Jim Jordan R 16%
OH U.S. House-9 Marcy Kaptur D 70%
MA U.S. House-9 Bill Keating D 72%
PA U.S. House-3 Mike Kelly R 28%
NA U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry D 75%
Dale Kildee 76%
WI U.S. House-3 Ron Kind D 61%
NY U.S. House-2 Pete King R 47%
IA U.S. House-4 Steve King R 20%
Jack Kingston 33%
IL U.S. House-16 Adam Kinzinger R 42%
IL U.S. Senate-Jr Mark Kirk R 40%
Larry Kissell 59%
MN U.S. House-2 John Kline R 18%
MN U.S. Senate-Sr Amy Klobuchar DFL 70%
Herb Kohl 70%
Dennis Kucinich 89%
Jon Kyl 20%
ID U.S. House-1 Raúl Labrador R 37%
CO U.S. House-5 Doug Lamborn R 6%
NJ U.S. House-7 Leonard Lance R 41%
Mary Landrieu 61%
Jeff Landry 14%
RI U.S. House-2 Jim Langevin D 69%
OK U.S. Senate-Jr James Lankford R 19%
WA U.S. House-2 Rick Larsen D 66%
CT U.S. House-1 John Larson D 85%
Tom Latham 34%
Steve LaTourette 55%
OH U.S. House-5 Bob Latta R 6%
Frank Lautenberg 81%
VT U.S. Senate-Sr Patrick Leahy D 83%
CA U.S. House-13 Barbara Lee D 93%
UT U.S. Senate-Jr Mike Lee R 21%
Carl Levin 59%
MI U.S. House-9 Sandy Levin D 72%
Jerry Lewis 32%
GA U.S. House-5 John Lewis D 92%
Joe Lieberman 58%
IL U.S. House-3 Daniel Lipinski D 60%
NJ U.S. House-2 Frank LoBiondo R 50%
IA U.S. House-2 Dave Loebsack D 71%
CA U.S. House-19 Zoe Lofgren D 84%
MO U.S. House-7 Billy Long R 16%
NY U.S. House-17 Nita Lowey D 74%
OK U.S. House-3 Frank Lucas R 30%
MO U.S. House-3 Blaine Luetkemeyer R 16%
Dick Lugar 33%
NM U.S. House-3 Ben Lujan, Jr. D 75%
WY U.S. House-At-Large Cynthia Lummis R 27%
Dan Lungren 27%
MA U.S. House-8 Stephen Lynch D 73%
Connie Mack IV 38%
NY U.S. House-12 Carolyn Maloney D 84%
WV U.S. Senate-Sr Joe Manchin III D 59%
Don Manzullo 26%
TX U.S. House-24 Kenny Marchant R 39%
PA U.S. House-10 Tom Marino R 23%
MA U.S. Senate-Jr Ed Markey D 89%
Jim Matheson 55%
CA U.S. House-6 Doris Matsui D 90%
AZ U.S. Senate-Sr John McCain III R 19%
Carolyn McCarthy 67%
CA U.S. House-23 Kevin McCarthy R 11%
MO U.S. Senate-Sr Claire McCaskill D 58%
TX U.S. House-10 Michael McCaul R 19%
CA U.S. House-4 Tom McClintock R 41%
MN U.S. House-4 Betty McCollum DFL 86%
KY U.S. Senate-Sr Mitch McConnell R 14%
Thaddeus McCotter 32%
WA U.S. House-7 Jim McDermott D 86%
MA U.S. House-2 Jim McGovern D 92%
NC U.S. House-10 Patrick McHenry R 10%
Mike McIntyre 56%
Buck McKeon 30%
WV U.S. House-1 David McKinley R 47%
WA U.S. House-5 Cathy McMorris Rodgers R 25%
CA U.S. House-9 Jerry McNerney D 72%
PA U.S. House-7 Pat Meehan R 50%
NY U.S. House-5 Gregory Meeks D 85%
NJ U.S. Senate-Sr Bob Menendez D 71%
OR U.S. Senate-Jr Jeff Merkley D 89%
FL U.S. House-7 John Mica R 18%
Mike Michaud 72%
MD U.S. Senate-Sr Barbara Mikulski D 86%
MI U.S. House-10 Candice Miller R 33%
Gary Miller 13%
George Miller 91%
FL U.S. House-1 Jeff Miller R 6%
Brad Miller 72%
WI U.S. House-4 Gwen Moore D 91%
Jim Moran, Jr. 76%
KS U.S. Senate-Jr Jerry Moran R 25%
SC U.S. House-5 Mick Mulvaney R 28%
AK U.S. Senate-Sr Lisa Murkowski R 41%
CT U.S. Senate-Jr Chris Murphy D 76%
PA U.S. House-18 Tim Murphy R 34%
WA U.S. Senate-Sr Patty Murray D 76%
Sue Myrick 20%
NY U.S. House-10 Jerry Nadler D 90%
CA U.S. House-32 Grace Napolitano D 93%
MA U.S. House-1 Richard Neal D 86%
Ben Nelson 49%
FL U.S. Senate-Sr Bill Nelson, Sr. D 64%
TX U.S. House-19 Randy Neugebauer R 15%
SD U.S. House-At-Large Kristi Noem R 27%
FL U.S. House-11 Rich Nugent R 24%
CA U.S. House-22 Devin Nunes R 25%
Alan Nunnelee 18%
TX U.S. House-22 Pete Olson R 14%
John Olver 93%
Bill Owens 60%
MS U.S. House-4 Steven Palazzo R 17%
NJ U.S. House-6 Frank Pallone, Jr. D 93%
NJ U.S. House-9 Bill Pascrell, Jr. D 73%
Ed Pastor 78%
KY U.S. Senate-Jr Rand Paul R 26%
Ron Paul 54%
MN U.S. House-3 Erik Paulsen R 24%
Donald Payne 93%
NM U.S. House-2 Steve Pearce R 14%
CA U.S. House-12 Nancy Pelosi D 83%
IN Governor Mike Pence R 9%
CO U.S. House-7 Ed Perlmutter D 67%
MI U.S. Senate-Jr Gary Peters D 64%
MN U.S. House-7 Collin Peterson DFL 58%
Tom Petri 45%
ME U.S. House-1 Chellie Pingree D 88%
PA U.S. House-16 Joe Pitts R 14%
Todd Platts 48%
TX U.S. House-2 Ted Poe R 18%
CO U.S. House-2 Jared Polis D 77%
KS U.S. House-4 Mike Pompeo R 9%
OH U.S. Senate-Jr Rob Portman R 30%
FL U.S. House-8 Bill Posey R 23%
NC U.S. House-4 David Price D 75%
GA U.S. House-6 Tom Price R 6%
Mark Pryor 51%
Ben Quayle 6%
IL U.S. House-5 Mike Quigley D 75%
Nick Rahall II 60%
NY U.S. House-13 Charlie Rangel D 90%
RI U.S. Senate-Sr Jack Reed D 78%
NY U.S. House-23 Tom Reed II R 38%
Denny Rehberg 44%
WA U.S. House-8 Dave Reichert R 48%
NV U.S. Senate-Sr Harry Reid D 78%
OH U.S. House-16 Jim Renacci R 21%
Silvestre Reyes 64%
WI U.S. House-8 Reid Ribble R 20%
Laura Richardson 77%
LA U.S. House-2 Cedric Richmond D 79%
VA U.S. House-2 Scott Rigell R 39%
ID U.S. Senate-Jr James Risch R 11%
David Rivera 31%
KS U.S. Senate-Sr Pat Roberts R 25%
AL U.S. House-2 Martha Roby R 19%
Jay Rockefeller IV 83%
TN U.S. House-1 Phil Roe R 31%
KY U.S. House-5 Hal Rogers R 22%
AL U.S. House-3 Mike Rogers R 37%
Mike Rogers 20%
CA U.S. House-48 Dana Rohrabacher R 45%
IN U.S. House-4 Todd Rokita R 26%
FL U.S. House-17 Tom Rooney R 10%
IL U.S. House-6 Peter Roskam R 21%
FL U.S. House-27 Ileana Ros-Lehtinen R 46%
FL U.S. House-15 Dennis Ross R 6%
Mike Ross 54%
Steve Rothman 72%
CA U.S. House-40 Lucille Roybal-Allard D 89%
CA U.S. House-39 Ed Royce R 20%
FL U.S. Senate-Jr Marco Rubio R 17%
Jon Runyan 38%
MD U.S. House-2 Dutch Ruppersberger D 64%
IL U.S. House-1 Bobby Rush D 87%
WI U.S. House-1 Paul Ryan R 32%
OH U.S. House-13 Tim Ryan D 70%
CA U.S. House-46 Loretta Sanchez D 77%
CA U.S. House-38 Linda Sánchez D 91%
VT U.S. Senate-Jr Bernie Sanders I 73%
MD U.S. House-3 John Sarbanes D 85%
LA U.S. House-1 Steve Scalise R 8%
IL U.S. House-9 Jan Schakowsky D 89%
CA U.S. House-28 Adam Schiff D 72%
Bobby Schilling 39%
Jean Schmidt 18%
Aaron Schock 38%
OR U.S. House-5 Kurt Schrader D 65%
NY U.S. Senate-Sr Chuck Schumer D 80%
Allyson Schwartz 70%
AZ U.S. House-6 David Schweikert R 19%
GA U.S. House-13 David Scott D 70%
GA U.S. House-8 Austin Scott R 23%
VA U.S. House-3 Bobby Scott D 82%
SC U.S. Senate-Jr Tim Scott R 20%
WI U.S. House-5 Jim Sensenbrenner, Jr. R 25%
NY U.S. House-15 José Serrano Other 93%
AL U.S. Senate-Jr Jeff Sessions III R 16%
TX U.S. House-32 Pete Sessions R 8%
AL U.S. House-7 Terri Sewell D 64%
NH U.S. Senate-Sr Jeanne Shaheen D 67%
AL U.S. Senate-Sr Richard Shelby R 23%
CA U.S. House-30 Brad Sherman D 82%
IL U.S. House-15 John Shimkus R 41%
Heath Shuler 59%
PA U.S. House-9 Bill Shuster R 29%
ID U.S. House-2 Mike Simpson R 29%
NJ U.S. House-8 Albio Sires D 73%
NY U.S. House-25 Louise Slaughter D 89%
WA U.S. House-9 Adam Smith D 65%
NE U.S. House-3 Adrian Smith R 23%
NJ U.S. House-4 Chris Smith R 54%
TX U.S. House-21 Lamar Smith R 21%
Olympia Snowe 45%
Steve Southerland 15%
CA U.S. House-14 Jackie Speier D 88%
MI U.S. Senate-Sr Debbie Stabenow D 76%
Pete Stark 93%
Cliff Stearns 33%
OH U.S. House-15 Steve Stivers R 35%
IN U.S. House-3 Marlin Stutzman R 11%
John Sullivan 32%
Betty Sutton 80%
Lee Terry 23%
MT U.S. Senate-Sr Jon Tester D 69%
MS U.S. House-2 Bennie Thompson D 80%
PA U.S. House-5 G.T. Thompson, Jr. R 44%
CA U.S. House-5 Mike Thompson D 84%
TX U.S. House-13 Mac Thornberry R 23%
SD U.S. Senate-Sr John Thune R 22%
OH U.S. House-12 Pat Tiberi R 40%
John Tierney 91%
CO U.S. House-3 Scott Tipton R 16%
NY U.S. House-20 Paul Tonko D 93%
PA U.S. Senate-Jr Pat Toomey R 20%
Ed Towns 90%
MA U.S. House-3 Niki Tsongas D 76%
OH U.S. House-10 Mike Turner R 45%
Mark Udall 72%
NM U.S. Senate-Sr Tom Udall D 86%
MI U.S. House-6 Fred Upton R 45%
MD U.S. House-8 Chris Van Hollen, Jr. D 75%
NY U.S. House-7 Nydia Velázquez D 92%
IN U.S. House-1 Pete Visclosky D 78%
LA U.S. Senate-Sr David Vitter R 11%
MI U.S. House-7 Tim Walberg R 15%
OR U.S. House-2 Greg Walden R 33%
Joe Walsh 34%
MN U.S. House-1 Tim Walz DFL 64%
VA U.S. Senate-Sr Mark Warner D 70%
FL U.S. House-23 Debbie Wasserman Schultz D 78%
CA U.S. House-43 Maxine Waters D 88%
Mel Watt 88%
Henry Waxman 90%
Jim Webb, Jr. 65%
FL U.S. House-10 Daniel Webster R 18%
VT U.S. House-At-Large Peter Welch D 75%
Allen West 37%
GA U.S. House-3 Lynn Westmoreland R 6%
RI U.S. Senate-Jr Sheldon Whitehouse D 78%
KY U.S. House-1 Ed Whitfield R 44%
MS U.S. Senate-Jr Roger Wicker R 28%
SC U.S. House-2 Joe Wilson, Sr. R 24%
FL U.S. House-24 Frederica Wilson D 87%
VA U.S. House-1 Rob Wittman R 33%
Frank Wolf 47%
AR U.S. House-3 Steve Womack R 21%
GA U.S. House-7 Rob Woodall R 40%
Lynn Woolsey 93%
David Wu 74%
OR U.S. Senate-Sr Ron Wyden D 79%
KY U.S. House-3 John Yarmuth D 81%
KS U.S. House-3 Kevin Yoder R 16%
Bill Young 42%
AK U.S. House-At-Large Don Young R 44%
IN U.S. House-9 Todd Young R 20%

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