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Special Interest Groups

Rating Group: Citizens for Global Solutions

2006 Global Issues Score

State Office District Name Party Rating
Blanche Lincoln B+
John Linder D
Trent Lott, Sr. D
Dick Lugar B+
Dan Lungren D
Connie Mack IV C+
Don Manzullo F
Jim Marshall C-
Melquiades Martinez D+
Jim Matheson B+
Carolyn McCarthy B+
Thaddeus McCotter C-
James McCrery III C-
John McHugh C+
Mike McIntyre C+
Buck McKeon C-
Cynthia Ann McKinney B
Michael McNulty B+
Martin Meehan A-
Kendrick Meek, Sr. A-
Charlie Melancon, Sr. A+
Mike Michaud A+
Juanita Millender-McDonald A-
Gary Miller D-
George Miller A+
Brad Miller A+
Alan Mollohan B+
Dennis Moore B+
Jim Moran, Jr. A+
Jack Murtha B-
Marilyn Musgrave F
Sue Myrick F
Ben Nelson C
Robert William Ney D-
Anne Northup C+
Charles Norwood, Jr. F
James Nussle C+
Jim Oberstar A-
Dave Obey A+
John Olver A+
Solomon Ortiz, Sr. B+
Thomas William Osborne C+
Major Owens A
Michael Oxley C-
Ed Pastor A+
Ron Paul D-
Donald Payne A+
John Peterson D-
Tom Petri C-
Charles Pickering, Jr. C
Todd Platts D
Richard Pombo D
Earl Pomeroy B+
Jon Porter, Sr. C+
Deborah Pryce C
Mark Pryor C+
George Radanovich D+
Nick Rahall II A
James Ramstad C+
Ralph Regula C+
Denny Rehberg D+
Richard Renzi D-
Silvestre Reyes B
Thomas Reynolds C
Jay Rockefeller IV A-
Mike Rogers D
Mike Ross B+
Steve Rothman A+
Jim Ryun D-
Martin Olav Sabo A+
John Salazar A+
Ken Salazar A+
Rick Santorum D
Paul Sarbanes A+
Jim Saxton C+
Allyson Schwartz A+
John Schwarz C+
John Shadegg F
E. Clay Shaw, Jr. C+
Christopher Shays A+
Donald Sherwood C+
Robert Ruhl Simmons B
Ike Skelton B
Gordon Smith B-
Olympia Snowe C+
Vic Snyder A+
Mike Sodrel C-
Hilda Solis A
Mark Souder D-
Arlen Specter C-
John Spratt, Jr. A+
Pete Stark A-
Cliff Stearns F
Ted Stevens F
Ted Strickland A
Bart Stupak A
John Sullivan D+
John Sununu D
John Sweeney C+
James Talent D
Tom Tancredo F
John Tanner B
Ellen Tauscher A+
Charles Taylor C
Gene Taylor D+
Lee Terry D-
Craig Thomas D
William Thomas C+
Todd Tiahrt D-
John Tierney A+
Ed Towns A
Stephanie Tubbs Jones A-
Mark Udall A+
George Voinovich B+
James Walsh A-
Zach Wamp D-
John Warner D
Diane Watson A+
Mel Watt A+
Henry Waxman A+
Anthony Weiner A+
David Weldon F
W. Curtis Weldon C
Gerald Weller C+
Robert Wexler A+
Heather Wilson C+
Frank Wolf C+
Lynn Woolsey A-
David Wu B+
Albert Wynn A+
Bill Young D+

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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