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Special Interest Groups

Rating Group: Illinois Environmental Council

1996 Positions

Issues: Environment
State Office District Name Party Rating
IL U.S. House 6 Peter Roskam Republican 61%
IL U.S. House 9 Jan Schakowsky Democratic 94%
IL State House 1 Daniel Burke Democratic 61%
IL State House 12 Sara Feigenholtz Democratic 83%
IL State House 16 Lou Lang Democratic 67%
IL State House 20 Michael McAuliffe Republican 83%
IL State House 22 Michael Madigan Democratic 61%
IL State House 25 Barbara Currie Democratic 89%
IL State House 27 Monique Davis Democratic 61%
IL State House 31 Mary Flowers Democratic 50%
IL State House 73 David Leitch Republican 67%
IL State House 74 Don Moffitt Republican 67%
IL State House 76 Frank Mautino Democratic 94%
IL State House 82 Jim Durkin Republican 78%
IL State House 97 Tom Cross Republican 78%
IL State House 99 Raymond Poe Republican 78%
IL State House 115 Mike Bost Republican 78%
IL State Senate 6 John Cullerton Democratic 78%
IL State Senate 17 Donne Trotter Democratic 72%
IL State Senate 35 Dave Syverson Republican 56%
IL State Senate 44 William Brady, Jr. Republican 78%
IL State Senate 57 James Clayborne II Democratic 50%
IL State Senate 58 David Luechtefeld Republican 67%
IL Commissioner 1 Earlean Collins Democratic 72%
IL Commissioner 7 Jesus Garcia Democratic 83%
IL Treasurer Dan Rutherford Republican 72%
IL Chairman At-Large Dan Cronin Republican 100%
IL Board Member At-Large Christopher Lauzen Republican 61%
Jay Ackerman 67%
Arthur Berman 78%
Judy Biggert 78%
Robert Biggins 78%
William Black 61%
Michael Boland 67%
Larry Bomke 67%
Evelyn Bowles 56%
Joel Brunsvold 72%
Robert Bugielski 67%
J. Burzynski 56%
Martin Butler 67%
Ralph Capparelli 69%
Howard Carroll 61%
Robert Churchill 72%
Verna Clayton 78%
Mary Lou Cowlishaw 78%
Julie Curry 61%
Lee Daniels 67%
Thomas Dart 67%
Steve Davis 61%
Terry Deering 78%
James DeLeo 61%
Miguel Del Valle 83%
Vince Demuzio 47%
Suzanne Louise Deuchler 78%
Kirk Dillard 67%
Laura Kent Donahue 56%
Walter Dudycz 67%
Thomas Aquinas Dunn 67%
Judy Erwin 72%
Arline Fantin 50%
Bruce Farley 61%
Beverly Fawell 67%
Peter Fitzgerald 83%
Lauren Beth Gash 72%
Adeline Jay Geo-Karis 61%
Calvin Giles 69%
Kurt Granberg 72%
Gary Hannig 69%
Charles Hartke 61%
Brent Hassert 78%
Carl Hawkinson 67%
Rickey Hendon 67%
Douglas Hoeft 72%
Thomas Holbrook 78%
Constance Howard 58%
Ann Hughes 67%
Dennis Jacobs 61%
Thomas Lee Johnson 86%
Tim Johnson 89%
Emil Jones, Jr. 61%
John Jones 78%
Lovana Jones 64%
Shirley Jones 56%
Doris Karpiel 61%
Howard Kenner 61%
Dick Klemm 80%
Gwenn Klingler 78%
Joseph Kotlarz, Jr. 61%
Carolyn Krause 67%
Jack Kubik 72%
I. Ronald Lawfer 78%
Patricia Lindner 78%
Edgar Lopez 67%
Eileen Lyons 83%
Robert Madigan 61%
William Mahar 67%
John Maitland, Jr. 72%
John McGuire 61%
James Meyer 78%
Gerald Mitchell 67%
Robert Molaro 67%
Andrea Moore 78%
Gene Moore 61%
Charles Morrow III 53%
Rosemary Mulligan 67%
Harold Murphy 50%
Richard Myers 67%
N. Duane Noland 78%
John Philip Novak 72%
William O'Daniel 56%
Patrick O'Malley 83%
Carole Pankau 78%
Terry Parke 78%
Kathleen Parker 67%
Vincent Persico 78%
William Peterson 67%
Edward Petka 56%
David Phelps 67%
James Philip 67%
Coy Pugh 64%
Steven Rauschenberger 78%
James Rea 44%
Carol Ronen 72%
Tom Ryder 75%
Miguel Santiago 64%
Skip Saviano 78%
Jeffrey Schoenberg 50%
Douglas Scott 78%
Penny Severns 80%
George Shadid 56%
William Shaw 78%
Todd Sieben 56%
Cal Skinner 100%
Margaret Smith 67%
Michael Smith 78%
Ron Stephens 61%
Todd Stroger 69%
Arthur Tenhouse 78%
Arthur Turner 44%
John Turner 67%
Louis Viverito 67%
Ronald Wait 78%
Thomas Walsh 67%
Frank Watson 56%
Michael Weaver 78%
Stanley Blake Weaver 67%
Patrick Welch 72%
Richard Winkel, Jr. 100%
David Winters 78%
David Wirsing 78%
Kathleen Wojcik 78%
Larry Woolard 78%
Wyvetter Younge 61%
Anne Zickus 78%

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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