Rating Group: Illinois Environmental Council

1998 Positions

Issues: Environment
State Office Name Party Rating
IL U.S. House-12 Michael Bost R 18%
IL State House-1 Daniel Burke D 40%
IL State House-2 Edward Acevedo D 50%
IL State House-12 Sara Feigenholtz D 80%
IL State House-16 Lou Lang D 53%
IL State House-20 Michael McAuliffe R 40%
IL State House-22 Michael Madigan D 70%
IL State House-25 Barbara Currie D 98%
IL State House-27 Monique Davis D 64%
IL State House-31 Mary Flowers D 43%
IL State House-73 David Leitch R 38%
IL State House-74 Don Moffitt R 30%
IL State House-82 Jim Durkin R 68%
IL State House-113 Jay Hoffman D 40%
IL State Senate-6 John Cullerton D 56%
IL State Senate-17 Donne Trotter D 56%
IL State Senate-30 Terry Link D 75%
IL State Senate-35 Dave Syverson R 33%
IL State Senate-41 Christine Radogno R 25%
IL State Senate-44 William Brady, Jr. R 28%
IL State Senate-55 Dale Righter R 20%
IL State Senate-57 James Clayborne II D 75%
IL State Senate-58 David Luechtefeld R 33%
IL Auditor General Frank Mautino D 30%
IL Supervisor-At-Large M. Maggie Crotty D 80%
IL Commissioner-12 John Fritchey 78%
IL Board Member-At-Large Dan Cronin 8%
IL Chairman-At-Large Christopher Lauzen R 33%
NA President Barack Obama II D 75%
Mark Beaubien, Jr. 58%
Arthur Berman 75%
Robert Biggins 50%
William Black 20%
Michael Boland 80%
Larry Bomke 33%
Evelyn Bowles 75%
Richard Bradley 50%
James Brosnahan 70%
Joel Brunsvold 38%
Robert Bugielski 40%
J. Burzynski 33%
Ralph Capparelli 40%
Elizabeth Coulson 78%
Mary Lou Cowlishaw 60%
Tom Cross 60%
Julie Curry 40%
Lee Daniels 30%
Thomas Dart 78%
Steve Davis 48%
James DeLeo 75%
Vince Demuzio 75%
Kirk Dillard 33%
Laura Kent Donahue 0%
Walter Dudycz 25%
Judy Erwin 97%
Beverly Fawell 25%
Lauren Beth Gash 63%
Adeline Jay Geo-Karis 56%
Michael Giglio 60%
Calvin Giles 44%
Kurt Granberg 65%
Debbie Halvorson 75%
Gary Hannig 48%
Charles Hartke 33%
Brent Hassert 58%
Carl Hawkinson 50%
Rickey Hendon 94%
Douglas Hoeft 60%
Thomas Holbrook 30%
Constance Howard 70%
Dennis Jacobs 75%
Thomas Lee Johnson 30%
Tim Johnson 53%
Emil Jones, Jr. 75%
John Jones 10%
Lovana Jones 56%
Shirley Jones 40%
Doris Karpiel 33%
Howard Kenner 40%
Dick Klemm 25%
Gwenn Klingler 40%
Renée Kosel 60%
Carolyn Krause 78%
I. Ronald Lawfer 10%
Patricia Lindner 60%
Edgar Lopez 60%
Eileen Lyons 80%
Joseph Lyons 70%
Robert Madigan 17%
William Mahar 56%
John Maitland, Jr. 0%
Kevin McCarthy 80%
John McGuire 60%
Larry McKeon 100%
James Meyer 40%
Gerald Mitchell 40%
Robert Molaro 56%
Andrea Moore 73%
Charles Morrow III 50%
Rosemary Mulligan 60%
Harold Murphy 40%
Judith Myers 33%
Richard Myers 10%
N. Duane Noland 30%
John Philip Novak 60%
Mary O'Brien 50%
William O'Daniel 75%
Patrick O'Malley 50%
Carole Pankau 50%
Terry Parke 22%
Kathleen Parker 50%
Vincent Persico 70%
William Peterson 33%
Edward Petka 33%
James Philip 25%
Raymond Poe 20%
Coy Pugh 50%
Steven Rauschenberger 31%
James Rea 75%
Dan Reitz 20%
Carol Ronen 90%
Dan Rutherford 18%
Tom Ryder 10%
Skip Saviano 60%
Jeffrey Schoenberg 78%
Douglas Scott 48%
George Scully, Jr. 80%
George Shadid 75%
William Shaw 75%
Todd Sieben 33%
Sonia Silva 60%
Cal Skinner 68%
Ricca Slone 100%
Margaret Smith 75%
Michael Smith 50%
Ron Stephens 0%
Todd Stroger 50%
Arthur Tenhouse 30%
Arthur Turner, Sr. 50%
John Turner 10%
Louis Viverito 75%
Ronald Wait 20%
Lawrence Walsh, Sr. 100%
Thomas Walsh 25%
Frank Watson 25%
Stanley Blake Weaver 31%
Patrick Welch 100%
Richard Winkel, Jr. 70%
David Winters 20%
David Wirsing 30%
Kathleen Wojcik 10%
Larry Woolard 25%
Wyvetter Younge 43%
Anne Zickus 40%

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