State Office Name Party Rating
AK U.S. House-At-Large Don Young R 100%
AL U.S. Senate-Sr Richard Shelby R 100%
AL U.S. House-6 Spencer Bachus R 100%
AZ U.S. Senate-Sr John McCain III R 86%
AZ U.S. House-5 Matt Salmon R 100%
AZ U.S. House-7 Ed Pastor D 0%
CA U.S. Senate-Sr Dianne Feinstein D 0%
CA U.S. Senate-Jr Barbara Boxer D 0%
CA U.S. House-11 George Miller D 0%
CA U.S. House-12 Nancy Pelosi D 0%
CA U.S. House-18 Anna Eshoo D 0%
CA U.S. House-19 Zoe Lofgren D 0%
CA U.S. House-20 Sam Farr D 0%
CA U.S. House-25 Buck McKeon R 100%
CA U.S. House-33 Henry Waxman D 0%
CA U.S. House-34 Xavier Becerra D 0%
CA U.S. House-39 Ed Royce R 100%
CA U.S. House-40 Lucille Roybal-Allard D 0%
CA U.S. House-42 Ken Calvert R 100%
CA U.S. House-43 Maxine Waters D 0%
CA U.S. House-48 Dana Rohrabacher R 100%
CT U.S. House-3 Rosa DeLauro D 0%
FL U.S. House-5 Corrine Brown D 0%
FL U.S. House-7 John Mica R 100%
FL U.S. House-20 Alcee Hastings, Sr. D 13%
FL U.S. House-27 Ileana Ros-Lehtinen R 100%
FL Justice of the Supreme Court Charles Canady 100%
GA U.S. Senate-Sr Saxby Chambliss R 100%
GA U.S. House-1 Jack Kingston R 100%
GA U.S. House-2 Sanford Bishop, Jr. D 11%
GA U.S. House-5 John Lewis D 0%
GA Governor Nathan Deal R 100%
HI Governor Neil Abercrombie D 0%
IA U.S. Senate-Sr Chuck Grassley R 100%
IA U.S. Senate-Jr Tom Harkin D 0%
IA U.S. House-3 Tom Latham R 100%
ID U.S. Senate-Sr Mike Crapo R 100%
IL U.S. Senate-Sr Dick Durbin D 0%
IL U.S. House-1 Bobby Rush D 0%
IL U.S. House-4 Luis Gutierrez D 0%
IN U.S. Senate-Sr Daniel Coats R 100%
IN U.S. House-1 Pete Visclosky D 11%
IN Council Member-At-Large John Myers R 95%
KS U.S. Senate-Sr Pat Roberts R 100%
KS Governor Sam Brownback R 100%
KY U.S. Senate-Sr Mitch McConnell R 100%
KY U.S. House-1 Ed Whitfield R 100%
KY U.S. House-5 Hal Rogers R 100%
MA U.S. Senate-Jr Ed Markey D 0%
MA U.S. House-1 Richard Neal D 38%
MD U.S. Senate-Sr Barbara Mikulski D 0%
MD U.S. Senate-Jr Ben Cardin D 0%
MD U.S. House-5 Steny Hoyer D 0%
MD U.S. House-7 Elijah Cummings D 0%
ME Councilor-At-Large John Baldacci D 0%
MI U.S. Senate-Sr Carl Levin D 0%
MI U.S. House-4 Dave Camp R 100%
MI U.S. House-6 Fred Upton R 89%
MI U.S. House-9 Sandy Levin D 0%
MI U.S. House-12 John Dingell D 44%
MI U.S. House-13 John Conyers, Jr. D 0%
MN U.S. House-7 Collin Peterson DFL 100%
MS U.S. Senate-Sr Thad Cochran R 100%
MS U.S. Senate-Jr Roger Wicker R 100%
MS U.S. House-2 Bennie Thompson D 0%
NA Vice President Joe Biden, Jr. D 43%
NA U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry D 0%
NC U.S. Senate-Sr Richard Burr R 100%
NC U.S. House-3 Walter Jones, Jr. R 100%
NC U.S. House-6 Howard Coble R 100%
NJ U.S. Senate-Sr Bob Menendez D 0%
NJ U.S. House-2 Frank LoBiondo R 78%
NJ U.S. House-4 Chris Smith R 100%
NJ U.S. House-6 Frank Pallone, Jr. D 0%
NJ U.S. House-11 Rodney Frelinghuysen R 11%
NV U.S. Senate-Sr Harry Reid D 57%
NY U.S. Senate-Sr Chuck Schumer D 0%
NY U.S. House-2 Pete King R 100%
NY U.S. House-7 Nydia Velázquez D 0%
NY U.S. House-10 Jerry Nadler D 0%
NY U.S. House-12 Carolyn Maloney D 0%
NY U.S. House-13 Charlie Rangel D 0%
NY U.S. House-15 José Serrano D 0%
NY U.S. House-16 Eliot Engel D 0%
NY U.S. House-17 Nita Lowey D 0%
NY U.S. House-25 Louise Slaughter D 0%
OH U.S. Senate-Sr Sherrod Brown D 0%
OH U.S. Senate-Jr Rob Portman R 100%
OH U.S. House-1 Steve Chabot R 100%
OH U.S. House-8 John Boehner R 100%
OH U.S. House-9 Marcy Kaptur D 56%
OH Governor John Kasich R 100%
OH State Senate-28 Thomas Sawyer D 0%
OH Attorney General Mike DeWine R 100%
OK U.S. Senate-Sr Jim Inhofe R 100%
OK U.S. Senate-Jr Thomas Coburn R 89%
OK U.S. House-3 Frank Lucas R 100%
OR U.S. Senate-Sr Ron Wyden D 0%
OR U.S. House-4 Peter DeFazio D 0%
PA U.S. House-2 Chaka Fattah, Sr. D 0%
PA U.S. House-14 Mike Doyle D 89%
RI U.S. Senate-Sr Jack Reed D 0%
SC U.S. Senate-Sr Lindsey Graham R 100%
SC U.S. House-1 Mark Sanford, Jr. R 100%
SC U.S. House-6 Jim Clyburn D 0%
SD U.S. Senate-Sr Timothy Johnson D 38%
TN U.S. House-2 John Duncan, Jr. R 89%
TX U.S. House-3 Sam Johnson R 100%
TX U.S. House-4 Ralph Hall R 100%
TX U.S. House-6 Joe Barton R 100%
TX U.S. House-13 Mac Thornberry R 100%
TX U.S. House-18 Sheila Jackson Lee D 0%
TX U.S. House-21 Lamar Smith R 100%
TX U.S. House-29 Gene Green D 0%
TX U.S. House-30 Eddie Johnson D 0%
TX U.S. House-35 Lloyd Doggett II D 0%
TX U.S. House-36 Steve Stockman R 95%
UT U.S. Senate-Sr Orrin Hatch R 100%
VA U.S. House-3 Bobby Scott D 0%
VA U.S. House-6 Bob Goodlatte R 100%
VA U.S. House-8 Jim Moran, Jr. D 33%
VA U.S. House-10 Frank Wolf R 100%
VT U.S. Senate-Sr Patrick Leahy D 29%
VT U.S. Senate-Jr Bernie Sanders I 0%
WA U.S. Senate-Sr Patty Murray D 0%
WA U.S. House-4 Doc Hastings R 100%
WA U.S. House-7 Jim McDermott D 0%
WI U.S. House-5 Jim Sensenbrenner, Jr. R 100%
WI U.S. House-6 Tom Petri R 100%
WI Mayor-At-Large Tom Barrett D 22%
WV U.S. Senate-Sr Jay Rockefeller IV D 0%
WV U.S. House-3 Nick Rahall II D 100%
Edmond Spencer Abraham 100%
Gary Ackerman 0%
Daniel Akaka, Sr. 0%
Wayne Allard 100%
Rob Andrews 0%
Bill Archer 100%
Richard Armey 100%
John Ashcroft 100%
Henry Scott Baesler 44%
Richard Hugh Baker 100%
William Baker 95%
Cass Ballenger 89%
James Barcia 100%
Bob Barr, Jr. 100%
Bill Barrett 100%
Roscoe Bartlett 100%
Charlie Bass 56%
Herbert Bateman 89%
Max Baucus 0%
Anthony Beilenson 10%
Bob Bennett 100%
Kenneth Bentsen, Jr. 0%
Douglas Bereuter 89%
Howard Berman 0%
Tom Bevill 100%
Brian Bilbray 67%
Michael Bilirakis 89%
Jeff Bingaman 0%
Thomas Bliley, Jr. 100%
Peter Blute 74%
Sherwood Boehlert 0%
Kit Bond 100%
Henry Bonilla 67%
David Edward Bonior 78%
Sonny Bono 78%
Robert Borski, Jr. 89%
Rick Boucher 11%
Bill Bradley 8%
John Breaux 86%
George Brown, Jr. 0%
Hank Brown 50%
Richard Bryan 14%
Ed Bryant 100%
John Bryant 16%
Dale Bumpers 0%
Jim Bunn 100%
Jim Bunning 100%
Conrad Burns 100%
Dan Burton 100%
Steve Buyer 100%
Robert Byrd 0%
Herbert Callahan 100%
Ben Campbell 33%
Thomas Campbell 22%
Mike Castle 67%
John Chafee 14%
Helen Chenoweth-Hage 100%
Jon Lynn Christensen 100%
Dick Chrysler 94%
William Clay, Sr. 13%
Eva Clayton 0%
Robert Clement 38%
William Cohen 7%
Ronald Coleman 11%
Barbara-Rose Collins 11%
Cardiss Collins 5%
Michael Collins 100%
Larry Combest 100%
Gary Condit 44%
Kent Conrad 57%
Wes Cooley 95%
Jerry Costello 89%
Paul Coverdell 100%
Christopher Cox 100%
William Coyne 0%
Larry Craig 100%
Robert Cramer 33%
Philip Crane 100%
Frank Arnold Cremeans 95%
Barbara Cubin 100%
Randall Cunningham 100%
Alfonse D'Amato 100%
Patsy Ann Danner 89%
Thomas Daschle 0%
Thomas Davis III 78%
E. Kika de la Garza 90%
Thomas DeLay 100%
Ronald Dellums 0%
Peter Deutsch 0%
Lincoln Diaz-Balart 100%
Jay Dickey 100%
Norm Dicks 0%
Julian Dixon 0%
Chris Dodd 0%
Robert Dole 100%
Pete Domenici, Jr. 86%
Calvin Dooley 13%
John Doolittle 100%
Byron Dorgan 57%
Robert Dornan 95%
David Dreier 100%
Jennifer Dunn 63%
Chet Edwards 11%
Vern Ehlers 100%
Bob Ehrlich, Jr. 67%
Bill Emerson 95%
Philip English 100%
John Ensign 100%
Lane Evans 0%
Terry Everett 100%
Thomas Ewing 100%
Jim Exon 69%
Duncan McLauchlin Faircloth 100%
Harris Fawell 56%
Victor Fazio 0%
Russ Feingold 0%
Cleo Fields 7%
Jack Fields, Jr. 90%
Bob Filner 0%
Floyd Flake 25%
Michael Patrick Flanagan 95%
Thomas Foglietta 22%
Mark Foley 67%
Michael Patrick Forbes 89%
Wendell Ford 86%
Tillie Fowler 71%
Jon David Fox 89%
Barney Frank 0%
Gary Franks 5%
Robert Franks 44%
Dan Frisa 95%
William Frist 100%
Jonas Frost III 22%
David Funderburk 95%
Elizabeth Furse 0%
Elton Gallegly 100%
John Ganske 88%
Sam Gejdenson 0%
George Gekas 100%
Richard Andrew Gephardt 25%
Pete Geren 68%
Sam Gibbons 10%
Wayne Gilchrest 56%
Paul Gillmor 100%
Benjamin Gilman 0%
Newt Gingrich 100%
John Glenn 0%
Henry Gonzalez 11%
William Goodling 100%
Bart Gordon 33%
Slade Gorton 86%
Porter Goss 100%
Daniel Graham 14%
William Phillip Gramm 100%
Rodney Grams 100%
Enid Greene 89%
James Greenwood 11%
Judd Gregg 100%
Steven Gunderson 35%
Gilbert Gutknecht 100%
Tony Hall 86%
Lee Hamilton 89%
Melton Hancock 95%
James Hansen 100%
Jane Harman 0%
J. Dennis Hastert 100%
Mark Hatfield 85%
J.D. Hayworth, Jr. 100%
Joel Hefley 100%
W.G. Hefner 33%
Fredrick Kenneth Fred' Heineman 95%
Jesse Helms 100%
Wally Herger, Jr. 100%
Van Hilleary 100%
Earl Hilliard, Jr. 0%
Maurice Hinchey 0%
David Lee Hobson 89%
Pete Hoekstra 100%
Thomas Holden 88%
Ernest Hollings 0%
Stephen Horn 11%
John Nathan Hostettler 100%
Amory Houghton, Jr. 44%
Duncan Hunter 100%
Y. Tim Hutchinson 100%
Kay Hutchison 100%
Henry Hyde 100%
Bob Inglis, Sr. 100%
Daniel Inouye 0%
Ernest Istook, Jr. 100%
Jesse Jackson, Jr. 0%
Andrew Jacobs, Jr. 45%
William Jefferson 25%
James Merrill Jeffords 29%
Nancy Johnson 11%
Harry Johnston 11%
J. Bennett Johnston 85%
Paul Kanjorski 100%
Nancy Landon Kassebaum 29%
Sue Kelly 22%
Dirk Kempthorne 100%
Edward Kennedy, Sr. 0%
Joseph Kennedy II 0%
Patrick Kennedy 22%
Barbara Bailey Kennelly 0%
Bob Kerrey 0%
Dale Kildee 100%
Jay Kim 100%
Gerald Kleczka 56%
Ronald Klink 100%
Scott Klug 56%
Joseph Knollenberg 100%
Herb Kohl 0%
James Kolbe 33%
Jon Kyl 100%
John LaFalce 89%
Ray LaHood 100%
Tom Lantos 0%
Stephen Largent 100%
Steve LaTourette 100%
Greg Laughlin 100%
Frank Lautenberg 0%
Rick Lazio 67%
James Leach 56%
Jerry Lewis 100%
Ron Lewis 100%
Joe Lieberman 0%
Jim Lightfoot 95%
Blanche Lincoln 20%
John Linder 100%
William Lipinski 89%
Robert Livingston 100%
James Longley, Jr. 50%
Trent Lott, Sr. 86%
Dick Lugar 100%
William Luther 0%
Connie Mack 100%
Thomas Manton 89%
Don Manzullo 100%
Matthew Martinez 33%
Bill Martini 20%
Frank Mascara 89%
Robert Matsui 0%
Karen McCarthy 0%
Bill McCollum 100%
James McCrery III 100%
Joseph McDade 100%
Paul McHale 44%
John McHugh 89%
Scott McInnis 78%
David McIntosh 100%
Cynthia Ann McKinney 0%
Michael McNulty 78%
Martin Meehan 0%
Carrie Meek 0%
Jack Metcalf 89%
Jan Meyers 0%
Juanita Millender-McDonald 0%
Dan Miller 67%
David Minge 33%
Patsy Takemoto Mink 0%
John Moakley 44%
Susan Molinari 50%
Alan Mollohan 88%
G.V. Montgomery 95%
Carlos Moorhead 95%
Constance Morella 13%
Carol Moseley Braun 0%
Patrick Moynihan 33%
Frank Murkowski 100%
Jack Murtha 100%
Sue Myrick 100%
George Nethercutt, Jr. 100%
Mark Neumann 100%
Robert William Ney 100%
Don Nickles 100%
Charles Norwood, Jr. 100%
Sam Nunn 36%
James Nussle 100%
Jim Oberstar 100%
Dave Obey 33%
John Olver 0%
Solomon Ortiz, Sr. 100%
Bill Orton 100%
Major Owens 0%
Michael Oxley 100%
Ronald Packard 100%
Mike Parker 100%
William Paxon 100%
Donald Payne 0%
Lewis Payne, Jr. 25%
Clay Pell 7%
Pete Peterson 6%
Owen Pickett 11%
Richard Pombo 100%
Earl Pomeroy 33%
John Edward Porter 56%
Glenn Poshard 100%
Larry Pressler 100%
Deborah Pryce 71%
David Pryor 9%
Jack Quinn 89%
George Radanovich 100%
James Ramstad 67%
Ralph Regula 89%
Bill Richardson 15%
Frank Riggs 88%
Lynn Nancy Rivers 0%
Charles Robb 0%
Timothy Roemer 89%
Charles Rose III 15%
Toby Roth 95%
William Roth, Jr. 67%
Marge Roukema 38%
Martin Olav Sabo 0%
Rick Santorum 100%
Paul Sarbanes 0%
Jim Saxton 89%
Joe Scarborough 100%
Daniel Schaefer 100%
Steven Schiff 78%
Pat Schroeder 15%
Andrea Seastrand 100%
John Shadegg 100%
E. Clay Shaw, Jr. 75%
Christopher Shays 0%
E.G. Shuster 100%
Paul Simon 7%
Alan Simpson 29%
Norman Sisisky 44%
David Skaggs 0%
Joseph Skeen 100%
Ike Skelton 100%
Linda Smith 100%
Nick Smith 100%
Bob Smith 100%
Olympia Snowe 14%
Gerald B.H. Solomon 100%
Mark Souder 100%
Arlen Specter 14%
Floyd Spence 100%
John Spratt, Jr. 22%
Pete Stark 0%
Cliff Stearns 100%
Charles Stenholm 100%
Ted Stevens 67%
Louis Stokes 0%
Gerry Studds 10%
Bob Stump 100%
Bart Stupak 89%
James Talent 100%
John Tanner 38%
Randy Tate 95%
William Tauzin 100%
Charles Taylor 100%
Gene Taylor 100%
Frank Tejeda 100%
Craig Thomas 100%
William Thomas 57%
Fred Thompson 86%
Ray Thornton 47%
Karen Thurman 0%
Strom Thurmond 100%
Todd Tiahrt 100%
Peter Torkildsen 5%
Esteban Edward Torres 0%
Robert Torricelli 0%
Ed Towns 0%
James Traficant, Jr. 44%
Bruce Vento 0%
Harold Volkmer 100%
Barbara Vucanovich 100%
James Walsh 100%
Zach Wamp 100%
Michael Ward 11%
John Warner 100%
Mel Watt 0%
Julius Caesar Watts, Jr. 100%
David Weldon 100%
W. Curtis Weldon 100%
Gerald Weller 100%
Paul Wellstone 0%
Rick White 56%
Pat Williams 17%
Charles Wilson 11%
Bob Wise, Jr. 0%
Lynn Woolsey 0%
Albert Wynn 11%
Sidney Yates 0%
Bill Young 100%
Bill Zeliff 50%
Richard Zimmer 10%

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.