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Special Interest Groups

Rating Group: Progressive Punch

2013-2014 Overall Positions

State Office District Name Party Rating
AK U.S. Senate Sr Lisa Murkowski Republican 50%
AK U.S. House At-Large Donald Young Republican 10%
AL U.S. Senate Sr Richard Shelby Republican 8%
AL U.S. House 2 Martha Roby Republican 5%
AL U.S. House 3 Mike Rogers Republican 5%
AL U.S. House 4 Robert Aderholt Republican 5%
AL U.S. House 5 Mo Brooks Republican 5%
AL U.S. House 7 Terri Sewell Democratic 86%
AR U.S. Senate Sr John Boozman Republican 7%
AR U.S. Senate Jr Tom Cotton Republican 3%
AR U.S. House 1 Rick Crawford Republican 4%
AR U.S. House 3 Steve Womack Republican 3%
AR Lieutenant Governor Tim Griffin Republican 4%
AZ U.S. Senate Sr John McCain III Republican 26%
AZ U.S. Senate Jr Jeff Flake Republican 20%
AZ U.S. House 3 Raul Grijalva Democratic 98%
AZ U.S. House 4 Paul Gosar Republican 6%
AZ U.S. House 6 David Schweikert Republican 4%
AZ U.S. House 8 Trent Franks Republican 2%
AZ U.S. House 9 Kyrsten Sinema Democratic 70%
CA U.S. Senate Sr Dianne Feinstein Democratic 98%
CA U.S. House 1 Doug LaMalfa Republican 3%
CA U.S. House 2 Jared Huffman Democratic 96%
CA U.S. House 3 John Garamendi Democratic 88%
CA U.S. House 4 Tom McClintock Republican 8%
CA U.S. House 5 Mike Thompson Democratic 94%
CA U.S. House 6 Doris Matsui Democratic 95%
CA U.S. House 7 Ami Bera Democratic 80%
CA U.S. House 8 Paul Cook Republican 6%
CA U.S. House 9 Jerry McNerney Democratic 87%
CA U.S. House 10 Jeff Denham Republican 8%
CA U.S. House 12 Nancy Pelosi Democratic 94%
CA U.S. House 13 Barbara Lee Democratic 97%
CA U.S. House 14 Jackie Speier Democratic 94%
CA U.S. House 15 Eric Swalwell Democratic 90%
CA U.S. House 16 Jim Costa Democratic 68%
CA U.S. House 18 Anna Eshoo Democratic 95%
CA U.S. House 19 Zoe Lofgren Democratic 91%
CA U.S. House 21 David Valadao Republican 9%
CA U.S. House 22 Devin Nunes Republican 5%
CA U.S. House 23 Kevin McCarthy Republican 5%
CA U.S. House 26 Julia Brownley Democratic 87%
CA U.S. House 27 Judy Chu Democratic 97%
CA U.S. House 28 Adam Schiff Democratic 93%
CA U.S. House 29 Tony Cárdenas Democratic 90%
CA U.S. House 30 Brad Sherman Democratic 90%
CA U.S. House 32 Grace Napolitano Democratic 95%
CA U.S. House 36 Raul Ruiz Democratic 74%
CA U.S. House 37 Karen Bass Democratic 97%
CA U.S. House 38 Linda Sánchez Democratic 97%
CA U.S. House 39 Ed Royce Republican 3%
CA U.S. House 40 Lucille Roybal-Allard Democratic 97%
CA U.S. House 41 Mark Takano Democratic 94%
CA U.S. House 42 Ken Calvert Republican 6%
CA U.S. House 43 Maxine Waters Democratic 95%
CA U.S. House 47 Alan Lowenthal Democratic 97%
CA U.S. House 48 Dana Rohrabacher Republican 10%
CA U.S. House 49 Darrell Issa Republican 5%
CA U.S. House 50 Duncan Hunter Republican 4%
CA U.S. House 51 Juan Vargas Democratic 89%
CA U.S. House 52 Scott Peters Democratic 76%
CA U.S. House 53 Susan Davis Democratic 93%
CA Attorney General Xavier Becerra Democratic 98%
CO U.S. Senate Sr Michael Bennet Democratic 94%
CO U.S. Senate Jr Cory Gardner Republican 4%
CO U.S. House 1 Diana DeGette Democratic 96%
CO U.S. House 2 Jared Polis Democratic 86%
CO U.S. House 3 Scott Tipton Republican 6%
CO U.S. House 5 Doug Lamborn Republican 4%
CO U.S. House 6 Michael Coffman Republican 7%
CO U.S. House 7 Ed Perlmutter Democratic 84%
CT U.S. Senate Sr Richard Blumenthal Democratic 99%
CT U.S. Senate Jr Chris Murphy Democratic 99%
CT U.S. House 1 John Larson Democratic 94%
CT U.S. House 2 Joe Courtney Democratic 91%
CT U.S. House 3 Rosa DeLauro Democratic 96%
CT U.S. House 4 Jim Himes Democratic 88%
CT U.S. House 5 Elizabeth Esty Democratic 90%
DE U.S. Senate Sr Tom Carper Democratic 94%
DE U.S. Senate Jr Chris Coons Democratic 95%
DE Governor John Carney, Jr. Democratic 88%
FL U.S. Senate Sr Bill Nelson, Sr. Democratic 96%
FL U.S. Senate Jr Marco Rubio Republican 9%
FL U.S. House 3 Ted Yoho Republican 6%
FL U.S. House 6 Ron DeSantis Republican 4%
FL U.S. House 8 Bill Posey Republican 8%
FL U.S. House 11 Daniel Webster Republican 4%
FL U.S. House 12 Gus Bilirakis Republican 4%
FL U.S. House 14 Kathy Castor Democratic 93%
FL U.S. House 15 Dennis Ross Republican 3%
FL U.S. House 16 Vern Buchanan Republican 7%
FL U.S. House 17 Tom Rooney Republican 7%
FL U.S. House 20 Alcee Hastings, Sr. Democratic 95%
FL U.S. House 21 Lois Frankel Democratic 92%
FL U.S. House 22 Ted Deutch Democratic 93%
FL U.S. House 23 Debbie Wasserman Schultz Democratic 89%
FL U.S. House 24 Frederica Wilson Democratic 95%
FL U.S. House 25 Mario Diaz-Balart Republican 8%
FL U.S. House 27 Ileana Ros-Lehtinen Republican 9%
GA U.S. Senate Sr Johnny Isakson Republican 14%
GA U.S. House 2 Sanford Bishop, Jr. Democratic 79%
GA U.S. House 4 Hank Johnson, Jr. Democratic 91%
GA U.S. House 5 John Lewis Democratic 97%
GA U.S. House 7 Rob Woodall Republican 6%
GA U.S. House 8 Austin Scott Republican 2%
GA U.S. House 9 Doug Collins Republican 3%
GA U.S. House 13 David Scott Democratic 89%
GA U.S. House 14 Tom Graves, Jr. Republican 4%
HI U.S. Senate Sr Brian Schatz Democratic 99%
HI U.S. Senate Jr Mazie Hirono Democratic 99%
HI U.S. House 1 Colleen Hanabusa Democratic 90%
HI U.S. House 2 Tulsi Gabbard Democratic 86%
IA U.S. Senate Sr Chuck Grassley Republican 3%
IA U.S. House 2 Dave Loebsack Democratic 85%
IA U.S. House 4 Steve King Republican 3%
ID U.S. Senate Sr Mike Crapo Republican 2%
ID U.S. Senate Jr James Risch Republican 1%
ID U.S. House 1 Raúl Labrador Republican 7%
ID U.S. House 2 Mike Simpson Republican 7%
IL U.S. Senate Sr Dick Durbin Democratic 98%
IL U.S. Senate Jr Tammy Duckworth Democratic 85%
IL U.S. House 1 Bobby Rush Democratic 92%
IL U.S. House 2 Robin Kelly Democratic 93%
IL U.S. House 3 Daniel Lipinski Democratic 78%
IL U.S. House 4 Luis Gutiérrez Democratic 94%
IL U.S. House 5 Mike Quigley Democratic 94%
IL U.S. House 6 Peter Roskam Republican 3%
IL U.S. House 7 Danny Davis Democratic 94%
IL U.S. House 9 Jan Schakowsky Democratic 99%
IL U.S. House 10 Brad Schneider Democratic 81%
IL U.S. House 11 Bill Foster Democratic 81%
IL U.S. House 13 Rodney Davis Republican 9%
IL U.S. House 14 Randy Hultgren Republican 3%
IL U.S. House 15 John Shimkus Republican 7%
IL U.S. House 16 Adam Kinzinger Republican 6%
IL U.S. House 17 Cheri Bustos Democratic 78%
IN U.S. Senate Sr Joe Donnelly, Sr. Democratic 84%
IN U.S. Senate Jr Todd Young Republican 3%
IN U.S. House 1 Pete Visclosky Democratic 89%
IN U.S. House 2 Jackie Walorski Republican 3%
IN U.S. House 4 Todd Rokita Republican 2%
IN U.S. House 5 Susan Brooks Republican 3%
IN U.S. House 6 Luke Messer Republican 2%
IN U.S. House 7 André Carson Democratic 92%
IN U.S. House 8 Larry Bucshon Republican 2%
KS U.S. Senate Sr Pat Roberts Republican 1%
KS U.S. Senate Jr Jerry Moran Republican 4%
KS U.S. House 2 Lynn Jenkins Republican 4%
KS U.S. House 3 Kevin Yoder Republican 3%
KY U.S. Senate Sr Mitch McConnell Republican 5%
KY U.S. Senate Jr Rand Paul Republican 5%
KY U.S. House 2 Brett Guthrie Republican 3%
KY U.S. House 3 John Yarmuth Democratic 95%
KY U.S. House 4 Thomas Massie Republican 13%
KY U.S. House 5 Hal Rogers Republican 7%
KY U.S. House 6 Andy Barr Republican 3%
LA U.S. Senate Sr Bill Cassidy Republican 5%
LA U.S. House 1 Steve Scalise Republican 3%
LA U.S. House 2 Cedric Richmond Democratic 87%
MA U.S. Senate Sr Elizabeth Warren Democratic 98%
MA U.S. Senate Jr Ed Markey Democratic 100%
MA U.S. House 1 Richard Neal Democratic 97%
MA U.S. House 2 Jim McGovern Democratic 99%
MA U.S. House 3 Niki Tsongas Democratic 95%
MA U.S. House 4 Joe Kennedy III Democratic 96%
MA U.S. House 5 Katherine Clark Democratic 93%
MA U.S. House 7 Mike Capuano Democratic 96%
MA U.S. House 8 Stephen Lynch Democratic 89%
MA U.S. House 9 Bill Keating Democratic 93%
MD U.S. Senate Sr Ben Cardin Democratic 99%
MD U.S. Senate Jr Chris Van Hollen, Jr. Democratic 91%
MD U.S. House 1 Andy Harris Republican 3%
MD U.S. House 2 Dutch Ruppersberger Democratic 86%
MD U.S. House 3 John Sarbanes Democratic 97%
MD U.S. House 5 Steny Hoyer Democratic 91%
MD U.S. House 6 John Delaney Democratic 86%
MD U.S. House 7 Elijah Cummings Democratic 94%
ME U.S. Senate Sr Susan Collins Republican 54%
ME U.S. Senate Jr Angus King, Jr. Independent 91%
ME U.S. House 1 Chellie Pingree Democratic 97%
MI U.S. Senate Sr Debbie Stabenow Democratic 98%
MI U.S. Senate Jr Gary Peters Democratic 83%
MI U.S. House 2 Bill Huizenga Republican 4%
MI U.S. House 3 Justin Amash Republican 16%
MI U.S. House 5 Dan Kildee Democratic 92%
MI U.S. House 6 Fred Upton Republican 4%
MI U.S. House 7 Tim Walberg Republican 4%
MI U.S. House 9 Sandy Levin Democratic 93%
MI U.S. House 13 John Conyers, Jr. Democratic 97%
MN U.S. Senate Sr Amy Klobuchar Democratic 95%
MN U.S. Senate Jr Al Franken Democratic 98%
MN U.S. House 1 Tim Walz Democratic 86%
MN U.S. House 3 Erik Paulsen Republican 6%
MN U.S. House 4 Betty McCollum Democratic 90%
MN U.S. House 5 Keith Ellison Democratic 98%
MN U.S. House 7 Collin Peterson Democratic 62%
MN U.S. House 8 Rick Nolan Democratic 92%
MO U.S. Senate Sr Claire McCaskill Democratic 87%
MO U.S. Senate Jr Roy Blunt Republican 13%
MO U.S. House 1 Lacy Clay, Jr. Democratic 92%

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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