State Office Name Party Rating
IA State House-3 Daniel Huseman R 21%
IA State House-4 Dwayne Alons R 21%
IA State House-5 Chuck Soderberg R 21%
IA State House-8 Henry Rayhons R 21%
IA State House-9 Helen Miller D 43%
IA State House-19 Ralph Watts R 14%
IA State House-20 Clel Baudler R 21%
IA State House-21 Jack Drake R 21%
IA State House-24 Cecil Dolecheck R 21%
IA State House-31 Rick Olson D 64%
IA State House-34 Bruce Hunter D 79%
IA State House-41 Jo Oldson D 43%
IA State House-45 Beth Wessel-Kroeschell D 64%
IA State House-46 Lisa Heddens D 29%
IA State House-54 Linda Upmeyer R 21%
IA State House-55 Roger Thomas D 36%
IA State House-59 Bob Kressig D 43%
IA State House-62 Deborah Berry D 50%
IA State House-67 Kraig Paulsen R 21%
IA State House-70 Todd Taylor D 57%
IA State House-71 Mark Smith D 43%
IA State House-74 Dave Jacoby D 50%
IA State House-75 Dawn Pettengill R 43%
IA State House-81 Mary Gaskill D 36%
IA State House-84 David Heaton R 21%
IA State House-85 Vicki Lensing D 71%
IA State House-86 Mary Mascher D 71%
IA State House-87 Dennis Cohoon D 36%
IA State House-88 Tom Sands R 21%
IA State House-89 Jim Lykam D 29%
IA State House-90 Cindy Winckler D 64%
IA State House-92 Frank Wood D 37%
IA State House-97 Steven Olson R 21%
IA State House-99 Pat Murphy D 43%
IA State Senate-1 David Johnson R 37%
IA State Senate-5 Daryl Beall D 37%
IA State Senate-8 Michael Gronstal D 37%
IA State Senate-9 Nancy Boettger R 37%
IA State Senate-11 Hubert Houser R 37%
IA State Senate-15 Dennis Black D 37%
IA State Senate-16 Dick Dearden D 37%
IA State Senate-17 Jack Hatch D 50%
IA State Senate-18 Janet Petersen D 43%
IA State Senate-20 Brad Zaun R 37%
IA State Senate-21 Matthew McCoy D 25%
IA State Senate-23 Herman Quirmbach D 75%
IA State Senate-24 Jerry Behn R 37%
IA State Senate-25 Bill Dix R 21%
IA State Senate-27 Amanda Ragan D 37%
IA State Senate-30 Jeff Danielson D 50%
IA State Senate-31 Bill Dotzler, Jr. D 37%
IA State Senate-32 Brian Schoenjahn D 37%
IA State Senate-33 Robert Hogg D 43%
IA State Senate-35 Wally Horn D 37%
IA State Senate-37 Robert Dvorsky D 37%
IA State Senate-39 Sandy Greiner R 21%
IA State Senate-43 Joe Bolkcom D 63%
IA State Senate-44 Thomas Courtney D 25%
IA State Senate-45 Joe Seng D 37%
IA State Senate-50 Pam Jochum D 71%
IA Director of the Department of Natural Resources Charles Gipp R 29%
IA Supervisor-At-Large Doug Shull R 37%
Richard Anderson 29%
Jeff Angelo 37%
Rich Arnold 14%
Paul Bell 29%
Carmine Boal 21%
Robert John Brunkhorst 37%
Polly Bukta 43%
Danny Carroll 21%
Royd Chambers 21%
Michael Connolly 50%
Swati Dandekar 29%
Mark Davitt 43%
Betty De Boef 14%
George Eichhorn 29%
Jeffrey Elgin 29%
Ed Fallon, Jr. 71%
Romaine Foege 57%
Wayne Ford 50%
Eugene Fraise 25%
Mary Lou Freeman 21%
Marcella Frevert 43%
E. Thurman Gaskill 25%
Polly Granzow 29%
Jim Hahn 37%
Tom Hancock 37%
Clarence Hoffman 21%
Lance Horbach 21%
Geri Huser 36%
Joe Hutter 21%
Stewart Iverson, Jr. 37%
Libby Jacobs 21%
G. Willard Jenkins 29%
Gerald Jones 21%
Jeff Kaufmann 21%
Steve Kettering 50%
John Kibbie 37%
Keith Kreiman 37%
Mark Kuhn 50%
James Kurtenbach 21%
David Lalk 14%
Jeffrey Lamberti 37%
Charles Larson, Jr. 37%
Steven Lukan 21%
Mary Lundby 37%
O. Gene Maddox 21%
Mike May 29%
Kevin McCarthy 29%
Larry McKibben 37%
Paul McKinley 37%
Dolores Mertz 21%
David Miller 37%
Dave Mulder 37%
Donovan Olson 43%
John Putney 37%
Brian Quirk 21%
Scott Raecker 21%
Christopher Rants 21%
Daniel Rasmussen 14%
Michael Reasoner 29%
Nathan Reichert 43%
Thomas Rielly 37%
Rod Roberts 21%
Bill Schickel 14%
Thomas Schueller 43%
James Seymour 37%
Paul Shomshor, Jr. 29%
Donald Shoultz 79%
Roger Stewart 37%
Doug Struyk 29%
Kurt Swaim 36%
Rich Taylor 57%
Margaret Tinsman 37%
Dave Tjepkes 14%
Walt Tomenga 21%
Jodi Tymeson 21%
James Van Engelenhoven 14%
James Van Fossen 29%
Jim Van Fossen 21%
Pat Ward 37%
Steven Warnstadt 37%
Roger Wendt 50%
John Whitaker 43%
Wesley Whitead 43%
Ron Wieck 37%
Paul Wilderdyke 21%
Philip Wise 43%
Mark Zieman 50%
Ray Zirkelbach 50%

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.