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Rating Group: Progressive Punch

2013-2014 Lifetime Score

State Office District Name Party Rating
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 8%
KY U.S. House 6 Andy Barr Republican 3%
LA U.S. Senate Sr Mary Landrieu Democratic 79%
LA U.S. Senate Jr David Vitter Republican 6%
LA U.S. House 1 Steve Scalise Republican 2%
LA U.S. House 2 Cedric Richmond Democratic 88%
LA U.S. House 3 Charles Boustany, Jr. Republican 6%
LA U.S. House 4 John Fleming, Jr. Republican 3%
LA U.S. House 5 Vance McAllister Republican 0%
LA U.S. House 6 Bill Cassidy Republican 6%
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 91%
MA U.S. House 2 Jim McGovern Democratic 97%
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 90%
MA U.S. House 6 John Tierney Democratic 96%
MA U.S. House 7 Mike Capuano Democratic 96%
MA U.S. House 8 Stephen Lynch Democratic 90%
MA U.S. House 9 Bill Keating Democratic 93%
MD U.S. Senate Sr Barbara Mikulski Democratic 92%
MD U.S. Senate Jr Ben Cardin Democratic 98%
MD U.S. House 1 Andy Harris Republican 7%
MD U.S. House 2 Dutch Ruppersberger Democratic 86%
MD U.S. House 3 John Sarbanes Democratic 96%
MD U.S. House 4 Donna Edwards Democratic 97%
MD U.S. House 5 Steny Hoyer Democratic 87%
MD U.S. House 6 John Delaney Democratic 86%
MD U.S. House 7 Elijah Cummings Democratic 92%
MD U.S. House 8 Chris Van Hollen, Jr. Democratic 93%
ME U.S. Senate Sr Susan Collins Republican 38%
ME U.S. Senate Jr Angus King, Jr. Independent 91%
ME U.S. House 1 Chellie Pingree Democratic 96%
ME U.S. House 2 Mike Michaud Democratic 88%
MI U.S. Senate Sr Carl Levin Democratic 94%
MI U.S. Senate Jr Debbie Stabenow Democratic 93%
MI U.S. House 1 Dan Benishek Republican 6%
MI U.S. House 2 Bill Huizenga Republican 4%
MI U.S. House 3 Justin Amash Republican 15%
MI U.S. House 4 Dave Camp Republican 7%
MI U.S. House 5 Dan Kildee Democratic 92%
MI U.S. House 6 Fred Upton Republican 14%
MI U.S. House 7 Tim Walberg Republican 4%
MI U.S. House 8 Mike Rogers Republican 5%
MI U.S. House 9 Sandy Levin Democratic 90%
MI U.S. House 10 Candice Miller Republican 10%
MI U.S. House 11 Kerry Bentivolio Republican 5%
MI U.S. House 12 John Dingell Democratic 88%
MI U.S. House 13 John Conyers, Jr. Democratic 96%
MI U.S. House 14 Gary Peters Democratic 87%
MN U.S. Senate Sr Amy Klobuchar Democratic/Farmer/Labor 91%
MN U.S. Senate Jr Al Franken Democratic/Farmer/Labor 98%
MN U.S. House 1 Tim Walz Democratic/Farmer/Labor 88%
MN U.S. House 2 John Kline Republican 3%
MN U.S. House 3 Erik Paulsen Republican 8%
MN U.S. House 4 Betty McCollum Democratic/Farmer/Labor 94%
MN U.S. House 5 Keith Ellison Democratic/Farmer/Labor 98%
MN U.S. House 6 Michele Bachmann Republican 3%
MN U.S. House 7 Collin Peterson Democratic/Farmer/Labor 61%
MN U.S. House 8 Rick Nolan Democratic/Farmer/Labor 92%
MO U.S. Senate Sr Claire McCaskill Democratic 79%
MO U.S. Senate Jr Roy Blunt Republican 16%
MO U.S. House 1 Lacy Clay, Jr. Democratic 94%
MO U.S. House 2 Ann Wagner Republican 2%
MO U.S. House 3 Blaine Luetkemeyer Republican 3%
MO U.S. House 4 Vicky Hartzler Republican 3%
MO U.S. House 5 Emanuel Cleaver II Democratic 94%
MO U.S. House 6 Sam Graves Republican 5%
MO U.S. House 7 Billy Long Republican 3%
MO U.S. House 8 Jason Smith Republican 2%
MS U.S. Senate Sr Thad Cochran Republican 11%
MS U.S. Senate Jr Roger Wicker Republican 10%
MS U.S. House 1 Alan Nunnelee Republican 3%
MS U.S. House 2 Bennie Thompson Democratic 90%
MS U.S. House 3 Gregg Harper Republican 6%
MS U.S. House 4 Steven Palazzo Republican 4%
MT U.S. Senate Sr Jon Tester Democratic 87%
MT U.S. House At-Large Steve Daines Republican 5%
NC U.S. Senate Sr Richard Burr Republican 4%
NC U.S. Senate Jr Kay Hagan Democratic 87%
NC U.S. House 1 G.K. Butterfield, Jr. Democratic 90%
NC U.S. House 2 Renee Ellmers Republican 3%
NC U.S. House 3 Walter Jones, Jr. Republican 20%
NC U.S. House 4 David Price Democratic 88%
NC U.S. House 5 Virginia Foxx Republican 3%
NC U.S. House 6 Howard Coble Republican 6%
NC U.S. House 7 Mike McIntyre Democratic 65%
NC U.S. House 8 Richard Hudson Republican 3%
NC U.S. House 9 Robert Pittenger Republican 3%
NC U.S. House 10 Patrick McHenry Republican 2%
NC U.S. House 11 Mark Meadows Republican 5%
NC U.S. House 13 George Holding Republican 2%
ND U.S. Senate Sr John Hoeven Republican 19%
ND U.S. Senate Jr Heidi Heitkamp Democratic-NPL 88%
ND U.S. House At-Large Kevin Cramer Republican 7%
NE U.S. Senate Sr Mike Johanns Republican 10%
NE U.S. Senate Jr Deb Fischer Republican 5%
NE U.S. House 1 Jeff Fortenberry Republican 13%
NE U.S. House 2 Lee Terry Republican 7%
NE U.S. House 3 Adrian Smith Republican 2%
NH U.S. Senate Sr Jeanne Shaheen Democratic 94%
NH U.S. Senate Jr Kelly Ayotte Republican 13%
NH U.S. House 1 Carol Shea-Porter Democratic 94%
NH U.S. House 2 Ann Kuster Democratic 88%
NJ U.S. Senate Sr Bob Menendez Democratic 97%
NJ U.S. Senate Jr Cory Booker Democratic 100%
NJ U.S. House 2 Frank LoBiondo Republican 21%
NJ U.S. House 3 Jon Runyan Republican 11%
NJ U.S. House 4 Chris Smith Republican 22%
NJ U.S. House 5 Scott Garrett Republican 4%
NJ U.S. House 6 Frank Pallone, Jr. Democratic 92%
NJ U.S. House 7 Leonard Lance Republican 13%
NJ U.S. House 8 Albio Sires Democratic 94%
NJ U.S. House 9 Bill Pascrell, Jr. Democratic 88%
NJ U.S. House 10 Don Payne, Jr. Democratic 95%
NJ U.S. House 11 Rodney Frelinghuysen Republican 15%
NJ U.S. House 12 Rush Holt, Jr. Democratic 94%
NM U.S. Senate Sr Tom Udall Democratic 97%
NM U.S. Senate Jr Martin Heinrich Democratic 95%
NM U.S. House 1 Michelle Lujan Grisham Democratic 87%
NM U.S. House 2 Steve Pearce Republican 5%
NM U.S. House 3 Ben Lujan, Jr. Democratic 92%
NV U.S. Senate Sr Harry Reid Democratic 86%
NV U.S. Senate Jr Dean Heller Republican 20%
NV U.S. House 1 Dina Titus Democratic 90%
NV U.S. House 2 Mark Amodei Republican 4%
NV U.S. House 3 Joe Heck, Jr. Republican 10%
NV U.S. House 4 Steven Horsford Democratic 89%
NY U.S. Senate Sr Chuck Schumer Democratic 94%
NY U.S. Senate Jr Kirsten Gillibrand Democratic 98%
NY U.S. House 1 Tim Bishop Democratic 92%
NY U.S. House 2 Pete King Republican 13%
NY U.S. House 3 Steve Israel Democratic 90%
NY U.S. House 4 Carolyn McCarthy Democratic 85%
NY U.S. House 5 Gregory Meeks Democratic 91%
NY U.S. House 6 Grace Meng Democratic, Working Families 91%
NY U.S. House 7 Nydia Velázquez Democratic 96%
NY U.S. House 8 Hakeem Jeffries Democratic 94%
NY U.S. House 9 Yvette Clarke Democratic 98%
NY U.S. House 10 Jerry Nadler Democratic 96%
NY U.S. House 11 Michael Grimm Republican 13%
NY U.S. House 12 Carolyn Maloney Democratic 91%
NY U.S. House 13 Charlie Rangel Democratic 93%
NY U.S. House 14 Joe Crowley Democratic 91%
NY U.S. House 15 José Serrano Democratic 94%
NY U.S. House 16 Eliot Engel Democratic 90%
NY U.S. House 17 Nita Lowey Democratic 91%
NY U.S. House 18 Sean Maloney Democratic, Working Families 72%
NY U.S. House 19 Chris Gibson Republican 28%
NY U.S. House 20 Paul Tonko Democratic 95%
NY U.S. House 21 Bill Owens Democratic 66%
NY U.S. House 22 Richard Hanna Republican 16%
NY U.S. House 23 Tom Reed II Republican 9%
NY U.S. House 24 Dan Maffei Democratic, Working Families 84%
NY U.S. House 25 Louise Slaughter Democratic 93%
NY U.S. House 26 Brian Higgins Democratic 91%
NY U.S. House 27 Chris Collins Republican 4%
OH U.S. Senate Sr Sherrod Brown Democratic 98%
OH U.S. Senate Jr Rob Portman Republican 12%
OH U.S. House 1 Steve Chabot Republican 7%
OH U.S. House 2 Brad Wenstrup Republican 3%
OH U.S. House 3 Joyce Beatty Democratic 93%
OH U.S. House 4 Jim Jordan Republican 3%
OH U.S. House 5 Bob Latta Republican 2%
OH U.S. House 6 Bill Johnson Republican 5%
OH U.S. House 7 Bob Gibbs Republican 4%
OH U.S. House 8 John Boehner Republican 2%
OH U.S. House 9 Marcy Kaptur Democratic 86%
OH U.S. House 10 Mike Turner Republican 13%
OH U.S. House 11 Marcia Fudge Democratic 96%
OH U.S. House 12 Pat Tiberi Republican 7%
OH U.S. House 13 Tim Ryan Democratic 91%
OH U.S. House 14 David Joyce Republican 10%
OH U.S. House 15 Steve Stivers Republican 9%
OH U.S. House 16 Jim Renacci Republican 7%
OK U.S. Senate Sr Jim Inhofe Republican 3%
OK U.S. Senate Jr Thomas Coburn Republican 4%
OK U.S. House 1 Jim Bridenstine Republican 5%
OK U.S. House 2 Markwayne Mullin Republican 3%
OK U.S. House 3 Frank Lucas Republican 5%
OK U.S. House 4 Tom Cole Republican 7%
OK U.S. House 5 James Lankford Republican 3%
OR U.S. Senate Sr Ron Wyden Democratic 90%
OR U.S. Senate Jr Jeff Merkley Democratic 97%
OR U.S. House 1 Suzanne Bonamici Democratic, Independent 96%
OR U.S. House 2 Greg Walden Republican 9%
OR U.S. House 3 Earl Blumenauer Democratic 92%
OR U.S. House 4 Peter DeFazio Democratic 89%
OR U.S. House 5 Kurt Schrader Democratic 81%
PA U.S. Senate Sr Bob Casey, Jr. Democratic 93%
PA U.S. Senate Jr Pat Toomey Republican 6%
PA U.S. House 1 Bob Brady Democratic 91%
PA U.S. House 2 Chaka Fattah, Sr. Democratic 93%
PA U.S. House 3 Mike Kelly Republican 6%
PA U.S. House 4 Scott Perry Republican 3%
PA U.S. House 5 G.T. Thompson, Jr. Republican 10%
PA U.S. House 6 Jim Gerlach Republican 19%

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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