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Special Interest Groups

Rating Group: American Council of Engineering Companies

2009-2010 Positions

State Office District Name Party Rating
Gary Ackerman 89%
John Adler 90%
Daniel Akaka, Sr. 80%
Todd Akin 20%
Rodney Alexander 50%
Jason Altmire 100%
Rob Andrews 89%
Michael Arcuri 90%
Steve Austria 40%
Joe Baca, Sr. 80%
Michele Bachmann 33%
Spencer Bachus 11%
Brian Baird 90%
J. Gresham Barrett 14%
John Barrow 100%
Roscoe Bartlett 20%
Max Baucus 80%
Evan Bayh 100%
Melissa Bean 89%
Mark Begich 83%
Bob Bennett 40%
Shelley Berkley 90%
Howard Berman 89%
Marion Berry 78%
Judy Biggert 60%
Brian Bilbray 44%
Jeff Bingaman 80%
Tim Bishop 90%
John Boccieri 100%
Kit Bond 80%
Jo Bonner, Jr. 33%
Mary Bono Mack 44%
Dan Boren 100%
Leonard Boswell 100%
Rick Boucher 100%
Allen Boyd, Jr. 100%
Bruce Braley 90%
Bobby Bright 63%
Paul Broun 30%
Henry Brown, Jr. 33%
Scott Brown 100%
Ginny Brown-Waite 50%
Jim Bunning 40%
Roland Burris 80%
Dan Burton 60%
Steve Buyer 56%
Robert Byrd 100%
Dave Camp 56%
John Campbell III 14%
Eric Cantor 11%
Joseph Cao 78%
Dennis Cardoza 90%
Russ Carnahan 89%
Christopher Carney 89%
Mike Castle 67%
Saxby Chambliss 67%
Ben Chandler III 100%
Travis Childers 100%
Howard Coble 22%
Thomas Coburn 40%
Kent Conrad 80%
Jerry Costello 90%
Kathy Dahlkemper 88%
Artur Davis 100%
Geoff Davis 55%
Lincoln Davis 100%
Bill Delahunt 80%
James DeMint 25%
Lincoln Diaz-Balart 67%
Norm Dicks 89%
John Dingell 88%
Chris Dodd 80%
Byron Dorgan 80%
David Dreier 11%
Steve Driehaus 75%
Chet Edwards 100%
Vern Ehlers 56%
Brad Ellsworth 82%
Jo Ann Emerson 44%
John Ensign 40%
Bob Etheridge 88%
Russ Feingold 67%
Bob Filner 90%
Barney Frank 89%
Elton Gallegly 33%
Jim Gerlach 82%
Gabrielle Giffords 90%
Phil Gingrey 22%
Charlie Gonzalez 89%
Bart Gordon 100%
Judd Gregg 40%
Parker Griffith, Jr. 63%
Kay Hagan 80%
John Hall 80%
Ralph Hall 33%
Debbie Halvorson 89%
Phil Hare 89%
Tom Harkin 80%
Jane Harman 89%
Doc Hastings 22%
Wally Herger, Jr. 20%
Stephanie Herseth Sandlin 90%
Baron Hill 80%
Maurice Hinchey 88%
Paul Hodes 70%
Pete Hoekstra 44%
Thomas Holden 100%
Rush Holt, Jr. 90%
Kay Hutchison 75%
Bob Inglis, Sr. 20%
Daniel Inouye 80%
Jesse Jackson, Jr. 73%
Mike Johanns 40%
Timothy Johnson 80%
Tim Johnson 50%
Steve Kagen 90%
Paul Kanjorski 89%
Ted Kaufman 80%
Patrick Kennedy 89%
Dale Kildee 89%
Carolyn Kilpatrick 70%
Mary Jo Kilroy 89%
Jack Kingston 25%
Larry Kissell 100%
Ron Klein 89%
Herb Kohl 80%
Suzanne Kosmas 100%
Frank Kratovil, Jr. 100%
Dennis Kucinich 90%
Jon Kyl 40%
Mary Landrieu 80%
Tom Latham 33%
Steve LaTourette 70%
Frank Lautenberg 75%
Chris Lee 67%
George LeMieux 100%
Carl Levin 80%
Jerry Lewis 33%
Joe Lieberman 80%
Blanche Lincoln 100%
John Linder 13%
Dick Lugar 60%
Dan Lungren 33%
Connie Mack IV 20%
Dan Maffei 89%
Don Manzullo 40%
Betsy Markey 100%
Jim Marshall 88%
Jim Matheson 89%
Carolyn McCarthy 78%
Thaddeus McCotter 56%
Mike McIntyre 100%
Buck McKeon 33%
Michael McMahon 91%
Kendrick Meek, Sr. 90%
Charlie Melancon, Sr. 100%
Mike Michaud 82%
Gary Miller 38%
George Miller 89%
Brad Miller 89%
Walt Minnick 67%
Harry Mitchell 80%
Alan Mollohan 89%
Dennis Moore 80%
Jim Moran, Jr. 91%
Patrick Murphy 89%
Scott Murphy 86%
Sue Myrick 20%
Ben Nelson 80%
Glenn Nye III 90%
Jim Oberstar 89%
Dave Obey 89%
John Olver 89%
Solomon Ortiz, Sr. 89%
Bill Owens 75%
Ed Pastor 80%
Ron Paul 27%
Donald Payne 73%
Tom Perriello 78%
Tom Petri 44%
Todd Platts 70%
Earl Pomeroy 88%
Mark Pryor 100%
George Radanovich 25%
Nick Rahall II 90%
Denny Rehberg 44%
Silvestre Reyes 91%
Laura Richardson 70%
Jay Rockefeller IV 80%
Ciro Rodriguez 89%
Mike Rogers 33%
Mike Ross 100%
Steve Rothman 91%
John Salazar 89%
Mark Schauer 78%
Jean Schmidt 50%
Aaron Schock 60%
Allyson Schwartz 89%
Joe Sestak, Jr. 80%
John Shadegg 11%

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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