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Special Interest Groups

Rating Group: Federation for American Immigration Reform

2004 Positions

Issues: Immigration
State Office District Name Party Rating
Gary Ackerman 0%
Daniel Akaka, Sr. 0%
Todd Akin 100%
Rodney Alexander 70%
Thomas Allen 0%
Rob Andrews 11%
Joe Baca, Sr. 0%
Brian Baird 0%
Richard Hugh Baker 91%
J. Gresham Barrett 100%
Roscoe Bartlett 86%
Charlie Bass 90%
Max Baucus 0%
Evan Bayh 0%
Bob Beauprez 70%
Shelley Berkley 0%
Howard Berman 0%
Marion Berry 10%
Judy Biggert 50%
Michael Bilirakis 93%
Jeff Bingaman 0%
Sherwood Boehlert 40%
Henry Bonilla 64%
Jo Bonner, Jr. 90%
Mary Bono Mack 67%
Leonard Boswell 27%
Rick Boucher 45%
Allen Boyd, Jr. 64%
Henry Brown, Jr. 77%
Ginny Brown-Waite 93%
Conrad Burns 0%
Dan Burton 93%
Steve Buyer 100%
Chris Cannon 50%
Eric Cantor 75%
Dennis Cardoza 11%
Julia Carson 0%
Edward Case 45%
Mike Castle 36%
Ben Chandler III 60%
Chris Chocola 80%
Hillary Clinton 0%
Norm Coleman 0%
Jon Corzine 0%
Jerry Costello 20%
Christopher Cox 100%
Larry Craig 33%
Robert Cramer 64%
Barbara Cubin 91%
Randall Cunningham 90%
Artur Davis 10%
James Davis 8%
Jo Ann Davis 93%
Lincoln Davis 50%
Thomas Davis III 30%
Bill Delahunt 0%
Thomas DeLay 90%
James DeMint 100%
Lincoln Diaz-Balart 17%
Norm Dicks 0%
Chris Dodd 33%
Elizabeth Dole 0%
Pete Domenici, Jr. 0%
John Doolittle 100%
David Dreier 42%
Chet Edwards 40%
Vern Ehlers 30%
Jo Ann Emerson 92%
Philip English 45%
John Ensign 0%
Bob Etheridge 17%
Lane Evans 0%
Terry Everett 100%
Tom Feeney 100%
Russ Feingold 0%
Michael Ferguson 50%
Bob Filner 0%
Mark Foley 85%
Harold Ford, Jr. 0%
Vito Fossella, Jr. 64%
Barney Frank 0%
Elton Gallegly 100%
Jim Gibbons 85%
Wayne Gilchrest 62%
Paul Gillmor 67%
Charlie Gonzalez 0%
Virgil Goode, Jr. 100%
Bart Gordon 30%
Mark Green 82%
Judd Gregg 0%
Gilbert Gutknecht 100%
Jane Harman 0%
Katherine Harris 77%
Melissa Hart 64%
J. Dennis Hastert 100%
Robert Hayes 100%
J.D. Hayworth, Jr. 100%
Joel Hefley 100%
Wally Herger, Jr. 93%
Stephanie Herseth Sandlin 25%
Maurice Hinchey 0%
David Lee Hobson 55%
Pete Hoekstra 100%
Thomas Holden 40%
Darlene Hooley 27%
John Nathan Hostettler 100%
Kenny Hulshof 90%
Duncan Hunter 100%
Henry Hyde 77%
Ernest Istook, Jr. 100%
Jesse Jackson, Jr. 0%
William Jefferson 0%
William Lewis Jenkins 100%
Nancy Johnson 36%
Tim Johnson 50%
Paul Kanjorski 0%
Ric Keller 100%
Sue Kelly 92%
Edward Kennedy, Sr. 0%
Mark Kennedy 70%
Patrick Kennedy 9%
Dale Kildee 0%
Carolyn Kilpatrick 0%
Joseph Knollenberg 60%
Herb Kohl 0%
James Kolbe 36%
Dennis Kucinich 0%
Ray LaHood 54%
Tom Lantos 0%
Steve LaTourette 45%
Frank Lautenberg 33%
James Leach 20%
Jerry Lewis 60%
Ron Lewis 92%
Joe Lieberman 33%
Blanche Lincoln 0%
John Linder 75%
Trent Lott, Sr. 0%
Dick Lugar 0%
Don Manzullo 100%
Jim Marshall 70%
Robert Matsui 0%
Thaddeus McCotter 100%
James McCrery III 82%
John McHugh 85%
Michael McNulty 0%
Martin Meehan 0%
Kendrick Meek, Sr. 0%
Juanita Millender-McDonald 0%
Brad Miller 8%
Alan Mollohan 0%
Dennis Moore 36%
Jack Murtha 0%
Marilyn Musgrave 100%
Sue Myrick 100%
Ben Nelson 0%
Robert William Ney 82%
Anne Northup 60%
Charles Norwood, Jr. 100%
James Nussle 55%
Jim Oberstar 0%
Dave Obey 0%
John Olver 0%
Solomon Ortiz, Sr. 0%
Thomas William Osborne 54%
Major Owens 0%
Michael Oxley 55%
Ron Paul 88%
Donald Payne 0%
John Peterson 90%
Charles Pickering, Jr. 82%
Todd Platts 100%
Richard Pombo 91%
Earl Pomeroy 20%
Jon Porter, Sr. 30%
Deborah Pryce 56%
George Radanovich 80%
James Ramstad 100%
Ralph Regula 60%
Denny Rehberg 92%
Richard Renzi 82%
Silvestre Reyes 0%
Thomas Reynolds 64%
Mike Ross 18%
Steve Rothman 9%
Jim Ryun 90%
Martin Olav Sabo 0%
Paul Sarbanes 0%
Jim Saxton 73%
John Shadegg 93%
E. Clay Shaw, Jr. 83%
Christopher Shays 64%
Donald Sherwood 50%
Robert Ruhl Simmons 33%
Ike Skelton 18%
Gordon Smith 0%
Olympia Snowe 0%
Vic Snyder 9%
Hilda Solis 0%
Mark Souder 67%

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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