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Special Interest Groups

Rating Group: National Journal

2012 House Conservative (Economic)

State Office District Name Party Rating
AK U.S. House At-Large Don Young Republican 51%
AL U.S. House 2 Martha Roby Republican 64%
AL U.S. House 3 Mike Rogers Republican 60%
AL U.S. House 4 Robert Aderholt Republican 60%
AL U.S. House 5 Mo Brooks Republican 91%
AL U.S. House 6 Spencer Bachus Republican 67%
AL U.S. House 7 Terri Sewell Democratic 31%
AR U.S. House 1 Rick Crawford Republican 71%
AR U.S. House 2 Tim Griffin Republican 81%
AR U.S. House 3 Steve Womack Republican 55%
AZ U.S. Senate Jr Jeff Flake Republican 63%
AZ U.S. House 3 Raúl Grijalva Democratic 0%
AZ U.S. House 4 Paul Gosar Republican 86%
AZ U.S. House 6 David Schweikert Republican 78%
AZ U.S. House 7 Ed Pastor Democratic 12%
AZ U.S. House 8 Trent Franks Republican 74%
CA U.S. House 3 John Garamendi Democratic 35%
CA U.S. House 4 Tom McClintock Republican 51%
CA U.S. House 5 Mike Thompson Democratic 19%
CA U.S. House 6 Doris Matsui Democratic 19%
CA U.S. House 9 Jerry McNerney Democratic 36%
CA U.S. House 10 Jeff Denham Republican 63%
CA U.S. House 11 George Miller Democratic 24%
CA U.S. House 12 Nancy Pelosi Democratic 18%
CA U.S. House 13 Barbara Lee Democratic 0%
CA U.S. House 14 Jackie Speier Democratic 32%
CA U.S. House 16 Jim Costa Democratic 42%
CA U.S. House 17 Mike Honda Democratic 0%
CA U.S. House 18 Anna Eshoo Democratic 28%
CA U.S. House 19 Zoe Lofgren Democratic 21%
CA U.S. House 20 Sam Farr Democratic 0%
CA U.S. House 22 Devin Nunes Republican 77%
CA U.S. House 23 Kevin McCarthy Republican 74%
CA U.S. House 24 Lois Capps Democratic 28%
CA U.S. House 25 Buck McKeon Republican 63%
CA U.S. House 27 Judy Chu Democratic 0%
CA U.S. House 28 Adam Schiff Democratic 19%
CA U.S. House 30 Brad Sherman Democratic 24%
CA U.S. House 31 Gary Miller Republican 77%
CA U.S. House 32 Grace Napolitano Democratic 0%
CA U.S. House 33 Henry Waxman Democratic 0%
CA U.S. House 34 Xavier Becerra Democratic 13%
CA U.S. House 37 Karen Bass Democratic 11%
CA U.S. House 38 Linda Sánchez Democratic 0%
CA U.S. House 39 Ed Royce Republican 64%
CA U.S. House 40 Lucille Roybal-Allard Democratic 0%
CA U.S. House 42 Ken Calvert Republican 55%
CA U.S. House 43 Maxine Waters Democratic 0%
CA U.S. House 44 Janice Hahn Democratic 0%
CA U.S. House 45 John Campbell III Republican 73%
CA U.S. House 48 Dana Rohrabacher Republican 96%
CA U.S. House 49 Darrell Issa Republican 87%
CA U.S. House 53 Susan Davis Democratic 28%
CO U.S. House 1 Diana DeGette Democratic 19%
CO U.S. House 2 Jared Polis Democratic 31%
CO U.S. House 3 Scott Tipton Republican 75%
CO U.S. House 4 Cory Gardner Republican 91%
CO U.S. House 5 Doug Lamborn Republican 89%
CO U.S. House 6 Michael Coffman Republican 78%
CO U.S. House 7 Ed Perlmutter Democratic 36%
CT U.S. Senate Jr Chris Murphy Democratic 32%
CT U.S. House 1 John Larson Democratic 12%
CT U.S. House 2 Joe Courtney Democratic 19%
CT U.S. House 3 Rosa DeLauro Democratic 19%
CT U.S. House 4 Jim Himes Democratic 35%
DE U.S. House At-Large John Carney, Jr. Democratic 35%
FL U.S. House 1 Jefferson Miller Republican 67%
FL U.S. House 2 Steve Southerland Republican 69%
FL U.S. House 4 Ander Crenshaw Republican 55%
FL U.S. House 5 Corrine Brown Democratic 18%
FL U.S. House 7 John Mica Republican 81%
FL U.S. House 8 Bill Posey Republican 81%
FL U.S. House 10 Daniel Webster Republican 64%
FL U.S. House 11 Rich Nugent Republican 60%
FL U.S. House 12 Gus Bilirakis Republican 70%
FL U.S. House 14 Kathy Castor Democratic 24%
FL U.S. House 15 Dennis Ross Republican 99%
FL U.S. House 16 Vern Buchanan Republican 48%
FL U.S. House 17 Tom Rooney Republican 81%
FL U.S. House 20 Alcee Hastings, Sr. Democratic 14%
FL U.S. House 21 Ted Deutch Democratic 0%
FL U.S. House 23 Debbie Wasserman Schultz Democratic 21%
FL U.S. House 24 Frederica Wilson Democratic 11%
FL U.S. House 25 Mario Diaz-Balart Republican 50%
FL U.S. House 27 Ileana Ros-Lehtinen Republican 48%
GA U.S. House 1 Jack Kingston Republican 90%
GA U.S. House 2 Sanford Bishop, Jr. Democratic 40%
GA U.S. House 3 Lynn Westmoreland Republican 78%
GA U.S. House 4 Hank Johnson, Jr. Democratic 0%
GA U.S. House 5 John Lewis Democratic 0%
GA U.S. House 6 Tom Price Republican 87%
GA U.S. House 7 Rob Woodall Republican 54%
GA U.S. House 8 Austin Scott Republican 99%
GA U.S. House 10 Paul Broun Republican 58%
GA U.S. House 11 Phil Gingrey Republican 86%
GA U.S. House 12 John Barrow Democratic 45%
GA U.S. House 13 David Scott Democratic 23%
GA U.S. House 14 Tom Graves, Jr. Republican 81%
HI U.S. Senate Jr Mazie Hirono Democratic 0%
HI U.S. House 1 Colleen Hanabusa Democratic 26%
IA U.S. House 1 Bruce Braley Democratic 27%
IA U.S. House 2 Dave Loebsack Democratic 39%
IA U.S. House 3 Tom Latham Republican 64%
IA U.S. House 4 Steve King Republican 90%
ID U.S. House 1 Raúl Labrador Republican 57%
ID U.S. House 2 Mike Simpson Republican 53%
IL U.S. House 1 Bobby Rush Democratic 0%
IL U.S. House 3 Daniel Lipinski Democratic 38%
IL U.S. House 4 Luis Gutierrez Democratic 19%
IL U.S. House 5 Mike Quigley Democratic 34%
IL U.S. House 6 Peter Roskam Republican 81%
IL U.S. House 7 Danny Davis Democratic 0%
IL U.S. House 9 Jan Schakowsky Democratic 0%
IL U.S. House 14 Randy Hultgren Republican 81%
IL U.S. House 15 John Shimkus Republican 68%
IL U.S. House 16 Adam Kinzinger Republican 63%
IL U.S. House 18 Aaron Schock Republican 58%
IN U.S. Senate Jr Joe Donnelly, Sr. Democratic 43%
IN U.S. House 1 Pete Visclosky Democratic 33%
IN U.S. House 3 Marlin Stutzman Republican 94%
IN U.S. House 4 Todd Rokita Republican 91%
IN U.S. House 7 André Carson Democratic 15%
IN U.S. House 8 Larry Bucshon Republican 78%
IN U.S. House 9 Todd Young Republican 87%
IN Governor Mike Pence Republican 98%
KS U.S. House 1 Tim Huelskamp Republican 64%
KS U.S. House 2 Lynn Jenkins Republican 93%
KS U.S. House 3 Kevin Yoder Republican 95%
KS U.S. House 4 Mike Pompeo Republican 91%
KY U.S. House 1 Ed Whitfield Republican 48%
KY U.S. House 2 Brett Guthrie Republican 75%
KY U.S. House 3 John Yarmuth Democratic 19%
KY U.S. House 5 Hal Rogers Republican 55%
LA U.S. House 1 Steve Scalise Republican 96%
LA U.S. House 2 Cedric Richmond Democratic 25%
LA U.S. House 3 Charles Boustany, Jr. Republican 81%
LA U.S. House 4 John Fleming, Jr. Republican 96%
LA U.S. House 6 Bill Cassidy Republican 90%
MA U.S. Senate Jr Ed Markey Democratic 0%
MA U.S. House 1 Richard Neal Democratic 15%
MA U.S. House 2 Jim McGovern Democratic 0%
MA U.S. House 3 Niki Tsongas Democratic 31%
MA U.S. House 6 John Tierney Democratic 21%
MA U.S. House 7 Mike Capuano Democratic 0%
MA U.S. House 8 Stephen Lynch Democratic 23%
MA U.S. House 9 Bill Keating Democratic 33%
MD U.S. House 1 Andy Harris Republican 81%
MD U.S. House 2 Dutch Ruppersberger Democratic 34%
MD U.S. House 3 John Sarbanes Democratic 12%
MD U.S. House 4 Donna Edwards Democratic 0%
MD U.S. House 5 Steny Hoyer Democratic 12%
MD U.S. House 7 Elijah Cummings Democratic 0%
MD U.S. House 8 Chris Van Hollen, Jr. Democratic 16%
ME U.S. House 1 Chellie Pingree Democratic 14%
ME U.S. House 2 Mike Michaud Democratic 28%
MI U.S. House 1 Dan Benishek Republican 55%
MI U.S. House 2 Bill Huizenga Republican 81%
MI U.S. House 3 Justin Amash Republican 47%
MI U.S. House 4 Dave Camp Republican 71%
MI U.S. House 6 Fred Upton Republican 64%
MI U.S. House 7 Tim Walberg Republican 87%
MI U.S. House 8 Mike Rogers Republican 71%
MI U.S. House 9 Sandy Levin Democratic 19%
MI U.S. House 10 Candice Miller Republican 52%
MI U.S. House 12 John Dingell Democratic 27%
MI U.S. House 13 John Conyers, Jr. Democratic 0%
MI U.S. House 14 Gary Peters Democratic 23%
MN U.S. House 1 Tim Walz Democratic/Farmer/Labor 37%
MN U.S. House 2 John Kline Republican 91%
MN U.S. House 3 Erik Paulsen Republican 57%
MN U.S. House 4 Betty McCollum Democratic/Farmer/Labor 16%
MN U.S. House 5 Keith Ellison Democratic/Farmer/Labor 17%
MN U.S. House 6 Michele Bachmann Republican 85%
MN U.S. House 7 Collin Peterson Democratic/Farmer/Labor 45%
MO U.S. House 1 Lacy Clay, Jr. Democratic 0%
MO U.S. House 3 Blaine Luetkemeyer Republican 74%
MO U.S. House 4 Vicky Hartzler Republican 75%
MO U.S. House 5 Emanuel Cleaver II Democratic 17%
MO U.S. House 6 Sam Graves Republican 86%
MO U.S. House 7 Billy Long Republican 95%
MS U.S. House 1 Alan Nunnelee Republican 81%
MS U.S. House 2 Bennie Thompson Democratic 30%
MS U.S. House 3 Gregg Harper Republican 75%
MS U.S. House 4 Steven Palazzo Republican 81%
NC U.S. House 1 G.K. Butterfield, Jr. Democratic 14%
NC U.S. House 2 Renee Ellmers Republican 86%
NC U.S. House 3 Walter Jones, Jr. Republican 44%
NC U.S. House 4 David Price Democratic 0%
NC U.S. House 5 Virginia Foxx Republican 75%
NC U.S. House 6 Howard Coble Republican 68%
NC U.S. House 7 Mike McIntyre Democratic 45%
NC U.S. House 10 Patrick McHenry Republican 98%
NE U.S. House 1 Jeff Fortenberry Republican 47%
NE U.S. House 2 Lee Terry Republican 58%
NE U.S. House 3 Adrian Smith Republican 81%
NJ U.S. House 2 Frank LoBiondo Republican 44%
NJ U.S. House 3 Jon Runyan Republican 52%
NJ U.S. House 4 Chris Smith Republican 45%
NJ U.S. House 5 Scott Garrett Republican 73%
NJ U.S. House 6 Frank Pallone, Jr. Democratic 16%

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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