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Special Interest Groups

Rating Group: Federation for American Immigration Reform

2007-2008 Positions

Issues: Immigration
State Office District Name Party Rating
AK U.S. Senate Sr Lisa Murkowski Republican 69%
AK U.S. House At-Large Donald Young Republican 70%
AL U.S. Senate Sr Richard Shelby Republican 75%
AL U.S. House 3 Mike Rogers Republican 92%
AL U.S. House 4 Robert Aderholt Republican 92%
AR U.S. Senate Sr John Boozman Republican 77%
AZ U.S. Senate Sr John McCain III Republican 44%
AZ U.S. Senate Jr Jeff Flake Republican 69%
AZ U.S. House 3 Raul Grijalva Democratic 8%
AZ U.S. House 8 Trent Franks Republican 77%
CA U.S. Senate Sr Dianne Feinstein Democratic 25%
CA U.S. House 5 Mike Thompson Democratic 8%
CA U.S. House 6 Doris Matsui Democratic 8%
CA U.S. House 9 Jerry McNerney Democratic 31%
CA U.S. House 13 Barbara Lee Democratic 8%
CA U.S. House 16 Jim Costa Democratic 23%
CA U.S. House 18 Anna Eshoo Democratic 8%
CA U.S. House 19 Zoe Lofgren Democratic 0%
CA U.S. House 22 Devin Nunes Republican 77%
CA U.S. House 23 Kevin McCarthy Republican 77%
CA U.S. House 28 Adam Schiff Democratic 8%
CA U.S. House 30 Brad Sherman Democratic 8%
CA U.S. House 32 Grace Napolitano Democratic 8%
CA U.S. House 38 Linda Sánchez Democratic 8%
CA U.S. House 39 Ed Royce Republican 100%
CA U.S. House 40 Lucille Roybal-Allard Democratic 8%
CA U.S. House 42 Ken Calvert Republican 77%
CA U.S. House 43 Maxine Waters Democratic 8%
CA U.S. House 48 Dana Rohrabacher Republican 92%
CA U.S. House 49 Darrell Issa Republican 69%
CA U.S. House 53 Susan Davis Democratic 0%
CA Attorney General Xavier Becerra Democratic 8%
CA Supervisor 1 Hilda Solis 8%
CO U.S. House 1 Diana DeGette Democratic 8%
CO U.S. House 5 Doug Lamborn Republican 100%
CO U.S. House 7 Ed Perlmutter Democratic 15%
CT U.S. Senate Jr Chris Murphy Democratic 15%
CT U.S. House 1 John Larson Democratic 8%
CT U.S. House 2 Joe Courtney Democratic 8%
CT U.S. House 3 Rosa DeLauro Democratic 8%
DE U.S. Senate Sr Tom Carper Democratic 31%
FL U.S. Senate Sr Bill Nelson, Sr. Democratic 31%
FL U.S. House 12 Gus Bilirakis Republican 77%
FL U.S. House 14 Kathy Castor Democratic 8%
FL U.S. House 16 Vern Buchanan Republican 92%
FL U.S. House 20 Alcee Hastings, Sr. Democratic 8%
FL U.S. House 23 Debbie Wasserman Schultz Democratic 0%
FL U.S. House 25 Mario Diaz-Balart Republican 15%
FL U.S. House 27 Ileana Ros-Lehtinen Republican 15%
GA U.S. Senate Sr Johnny Isakson Republican 67%
GA U.S. House 2 Sanford Bishop, Jr. Democratic 15%
GA U.S. House 4 Hank Johnson, Jr. Democratic 9%
GA U.S. House 5 John Lewis Democratic 8%
GA U.S. House 13 David Scott Democratic 8%
GA Governor Nathan Deal Republican 100%
HI U.S. Senate Jr Mazie Hirono Democratic 8%
IA U.S. Senate Sr Chuck Grassley Republican 75%
IA U.S. House 2 Dave Loebsack Democratic 15%
IA U.S. House 4 Steve King Republican 100%
ID U.S. Senate Sr Mike Crapo Republican 69%
ID U.S. House 2 Mike Simpson Republican 62%
IL U.S. Senate Sr Dick Durbin Democratic 31%
IL U.S. House 1 Bobby Rush Democratic 0%
IL U.S. House 3 Daniel Lipinski Democratic 31%
IL U.S. House 4 Luis Gutiérrez Democratic 0%
IL U.S. House 6 Peter Roskam Republican 77%
IL U.S. House 7 Danny Davis Democratic 8%
IL U.S. House 9 Jan Schakowsky Democratic 8%
IL U.S. House 15 John Shimkus Republican 77%
IL Mayor At-Large Rahm Emanuel Democratic 0%
IN U.S. Senate Sr Joe Donnelly, Sr. Democratic 92%
IN U.S. House 1 Pete Visclosky Democratic 8%
KS U.S. Senate Sr Pat Roberts Republican 75%
KS U.S. Senate Jr Jerry Moran Republican 92%
KS Governor Sam Brownback Republican 70%
KY U.S. Senate Sr Mitch McConnell Republican 69%
KY U.S. House 3 John Yarmuth Democratic 23%
KY U.S. House 5 Hal Rogers Republican 62%
MA U.S. Senate Jr Ed Markey Democratic 0%
MA U.S. House 1 Richard Neal Democratic 0%
MA U.S. House 2 Jim McGovern Democratic 8%
MA U.S. House 7 Mike Capuano Democratic 15%
MA U.S. House 8 Stephen Lynch Democratic 46%
MD U.S. Senate Sr Ben Cardin Democratic 31%
MD U.S. Senate Jr Chris Van Hollen, Jr. Democratic 0%
MD U.S. House 2 Dutch Ruppersberger Democratic 0%
MD U.S. House 3 John Sarbanes Democratic 8%
MD U.S. House 5 Steny Hoyer Democratic 0%
MD U.S. House 7 Elijah Cummings Democratic 8%
ME U.S. Senate Sr Susan Collins Republican 50%
MI U.S. Senate Sr Debbie Stabenow Democratic 50%
MI U.S. House 6 Fred Upton Republican 77%
MI U.S. House 7 Tim Walberg Republican 69%
MI U.S. House 9 Sandy Levin Democratic 8%
MI U.S. House 13 John Conyers, Jr. Democratic 0%
MN U.S. Senate Sr Amy Klobuchar Democratic 44%
MN U.S. House 1 Tim Walz Democratic 31%
MN U.S. House 4 Betty McCollum Democratic 8%
MN U.S. House 5 Keith Ellison Democratic 8%
MN U.S. House 7 Collin Peterson Democratic 38%
MO U.S. Senate Sr Claire McCaskill Democratic 81%
MO U.S. Senate Jr Roy Blunt Republican 77%
MO U.S. House 1 Lacy Clay, Jr. Democratic 8%
MO U.S. House 5 Emanuel Cleaver II Democratic 8%
MO U.S. House 6 Sam Graves Republican 100%
MS U.S. Senate Sr Thad Cochran Republican 63%
MS U.S. Senate Jr Roger Wicker Republican 62%
MS U.S. House 2 Bennie Thompson Democratic 8%
MT U.S. Senate Sr Jon Tester Democratic 81%
NA Vice President Mike Pence Republican 85%
NA U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions III Republican 94%
NA U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services Tom Price Republican 100%
NC U.S. Senate Sr Richard Burr Republican 63%
NC U.S. House 1 G.K. Butterfield, Jr. Democratic 8%
NC U.S. House 3 Walter Jones, Jr. Republican 92%
NC U.S. House 4 David Price Democratic 0%
NC U.S. House 5 Virginia Foxx Republican 100%
NC U.S. House 10 Patrick McHenry Republican 100%
NE U.S. House 1 Jeff Fortenberry Republican 85%
NE U.S. House 3 Adrian Smith Republican 92%
NH U.S. House 1 Carol Shea-Porter Democratic 8%
NJ U.S. Senate Sr Bob Menendez Democratic 24%
NJ U.S. House 2 Frank LoBiondo Republican 62%
NJ U.S. House 4 Chris Smith Republican 46%
NJ U.S. House 6 Frank Pallone, Jr. Democratic 8%
NJ U.S. House 8 Albio Sires Democratic 8%
NJ U.S. House 9 Bill Pascrell, Jr. Democratic 8%
NJ U.S. House 11 Rodney Frelinghuysen Republican 69%
NM U.S. Senate Sr Tom Udall Democratic 0%
NM U.S. House 2 Steve Pearce Republican 69%
NV U.S. Senate Sr Dean Heller Republican 100%
NY U.S. Senate Sr Chuck Schumer Democratic 23%
NY U.S. Senate Jr Kirsten Gillibrand Democratic 54%
NY U.S. House 2 Pete King Republican 62%
NY U.S. House 5 Gregory Meeks Democratic 0%
NY U.S. House 7 Nydia Velázquez Democratic 8%
NY U.S. House 9 Yvette Clarke Democratic 0%
NY U.S. House 10 Jerry Nadler Democratic 8%
NY U.S. House 12 Carolyn Maloney Democratic 8%
NY U.S. House 14 Joe Crowley Democratic 0%
NY U.S. House 15 José Serrano Democratic 8%
NY U.S. House 16 Eliot Engel Democratic 0%
NY U.S. House 17 Nita Lowey Democratic 8%
NY U.S. House 25 Louise Slaughter Democratic 8%
NY U.S. House 26 Brian Higgins Democratic 15%
OH U.S. Senate Sr Sherrod Brown Democratic 38%
OH U.S. House 1 Steve Chabot Republican 92%
OH U.S. House 4 Jim Jordan Republican 83%
OH U.S. House 9 Marcy Kaptur Democratic 8%
OH U.S. House 10 Mike Turner Republican 69%
OH U.S. House 12 Pat Tiberi Republican 85%
OH U.S. House 13 Tim Ryan Democratic 31%
OK U.S. Senate Sr Jim Inhofe Republican 81%
OK U.S. House 3 Frank Lucas Republican 77%
OK U.S. House 4 Tom Cole Republican 77%
OK Governor Mary Fallin Republican 77%
OR U.S. Senate Sr Ron Wyden Democratic 38%
OR U.S. House 2 Greg Walden Republican 85%
OR U.S. House 3 Earl Blumenauer Democratic 0%
OR U.S. House 4 Peter DeFazio Democratic 46%
PA U.S. Senate Sr Bob Casey, Jr. Democratic 38%
PA U.S. House 1 Bob Brady Democratic 8%
PA U.S. House 9 Bill Shuster Republican 92%
PA U.S. House 14 Mike Doyle Democratic 8%
PA U.S. House 15 Charlie Dent Republican 77%
PA U.S. House 18 Tim Murphy Republican 85%
RI U.S. Senate Sr Jack Reed Democratic 31%
RI U.S. Senate Jr Sheldon Whitehouse Democratic 25%
RI U.S. House 2 Jim Langevin Democratic 8%
SC U.S. Senate Sr Lindsey Graham Republican 50%
SC U.S. House 2 Joe Wilson, Sr. Republican 85%
SC U.S. House 6 Jim Clyburn Democratic 8%
SD U.S. Senate Sr John Thune Republican 81%
TN U.S. Senate Sr Lamar Alexander Republican 81%
TN U.S. Senate Jr Robert Corker Republican 81%
TN U.S. House 2 John Duncan, Jr. Republican 100%
TN U.S. House 5 Jim Cooper Democratic 23%
TN U.S. House 7 Marsha Blackburn Republican 100%
TN U.S. House 9 Steve Cohen Democratic 15%
TX U.S. Senate Sr John Cornyn Republican 63%
TX U.S. House 1 Louie Gohmert Republican 100%
TX U.S. House 2 Ted Poe Republican 100%
TX U.S. House 3 Sam Johnson Republican 100%
TX U.S. House 5 Jeb Hensarling Republican 100%
TX U.S. House 6 Joe Barton Republican 77%
TX U.S. House 7 John Culberson Republican 100%
TX U.S. House 8 Kevin Brady Republican 100%
TX U.S. House 9 Al Green Democratic 8%
TX U.S. House 10 Michael McCaul Republican 92%
TX U.S. House 11 Mike Conaway Republican 69%
TX U.S. House 12 Kay Granger Republican 69%
TX U.S. House 13 Mac Thornberry Republican 77%
TX U.S. House 18 Sheila Jackson Lee Democratic 8%
TX U.S. House 21 Lamar Smith Republican 100%
TX U.S. House 24 Kenny Marchant Republican 92%
TX U.S. House 26 Michael Burgess Republican 92%
TX U.S. House 28 Henry Cuellar Democratic 15%
TX U.S. House 29 Gene Green Democratic 23%
TX U.S. House 30 Eddie Johnson Democratic 0%
TX U.S. House 31 John Carter Republican 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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