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Special Interest Groups

Rating Group: International Brotherhood of Boilermakers

2004 Positions

State Office District Name Party Rating
NA Vice President Joe Biden, Jr. Democratic 100%
AK U.S. Senate Sr Lisa Murkowski Republican 50%
AL U.S. Senate Sr Richard Shelby Republican 0%
AL U.S. Senate Jr Jeff Sessions III Republican 0%
AR U.S. Senate Sr Mark Pryor Democratic 83%
AR U.S. Senate Jr John Boozman Republican 0%
AZ U.S. Senate Sr John McCain III Republican 33%
AZ U.S. Senate Jr Jeff Flake Republican 12%
CA U.S. Senate Sr Dianne Feinstein Democratic 100%
CA U.S. Senate Jr Barbara Boxer Democratic 100%
CO U.S. Senate Sr Mark Udall Democratic 88%
DE U.S. Senate Sr Tom Carper Democratic 100%
FL U.S. Senate Sr Bill Nelson, Sr. Democratic 100%
GA U.S. Senate Sr Saxby Chambliss Republican 0%
GA U.S. Senate Jr Johnny Isakson Republican 0%
IA U.S. Senate Sr Chuck Grassley Republican 0%
IA U.S. Senate Jr Tom Harkin Democratic 100%
ID U.S. Senate Sr Mike Crapo Republican 0%
IL U.S. Senate Sr Dick Durbin Democratic 83%
IL U.S. Senate Jr Mark Kirk Republican 12%
KS U.S. Senate Sr Pat Roberts Republican 0%
KS U.S. Senate Jr Jerry Moran Republican 0%
KY U.S. Senate Sr Mitch McConnell Republican 0%
LA U.S. Senate Sr Mary Landrieu Democratic 100%
LA U.S. Senate Jr David Vitter Republican 0%
MA U.S. Senate Jr Ed Markey Democratic 88%
MD U.S. Senate Sr Barbara Mikulski Democratic 100%
MD U.S. Senate Jr Ben Cardin Democratic 75%
ME U.S. Senate Sr Susan Collins Republican 33%
MI U.S. Senate Sr Carl Levin Democratic 100%
MI U.S. Senate Jr Debbie Stabenow Democratic 100%
MO U.S. Senate Jr Roy Blunt Republican 0%
MS U.S. Senate Sr Thad Cochran Republican 0%
MS U.S. Senate Jr Roger Wicker Republican 0%
NC U.S. Senate Sr Richard Burr Republican 12%
NJ U.S. Senate Sr Bob Menendez Democratic 88%
NM U.S. Senate Sr Tom Udall Democratic 88%
NV U.S. Senate Sr Harry Reid Democratic 100%
NY U.S. Senate Sr Chuck Schumer Democratic 100%
OH U.S. Senate Sr Sherrod Brown Democratic 88%
OH U.S. Senate Jr Rob Portman Republican 0%
OK U.S. Senate Sr Jim Inhofe Republican 0%
OR U.S. Senate Sr Ron Wyden Democratic 100%
RI U.S. Senate Sr Jack Reed Democratic 100%
SC U.S. Senate Sr Lindsey Graham Republican 0%
SD U.S. Senate Sr Timothy Johnson Democratic 100%
TN U.S. Senate Sr Lamar Alexander Republican 0%
TX U.S. Senate Sr John Cornyn Republican 0%
UT U.S. Senate Sr Orrin Hatch Republican 0%
VT U.S. Senate Sr Patrick Leahy Democratic 100%
VT U.S. Senate Jr Bernie Sanders Independent 88%
WA U.S. Senate Sr Patty Murray Democratic 83%
WA U.S. Senate Jr Maria Cantwell Democratic 67%
WI U.S. Senate Jr Tammy Baldwin Democratic 88%
WV U.S. Senate Sr Jay Rockefeller IV Democratic 100%
WY U.S. Senate Sr Mike Enzi Republican 0%
AK U.S. House At-Large Don Young Republican 0%
AL U.S. House 3 Mike Rogers Republican 0%
AL U.S. House 4 Robert Aderholt Republican 0%
AL U.S. House 6 Spencer Bachus Republican 0%
AZ U.S. House 3 Raúl Grijalva Democratic 88%
AZ U.S. House 7 Ed Pastor Democratic 88%
AZ U.S. House 8 Trent Franks Republican 0%
CA U.S. House 5 Mike Thompson Democratic 75%
CA U.S. House 11 George Miller Democratic 88%
CA U.S. House 12 Nancy Pelosi Democratic 88%
CA U.S. House 13 Barbara Lee Democratic 88%
CA U.S. House 17 Mike Honda Democratic 88%
CA U.S. House 18 Anna Eshoo Democratic 88%
CA U.S. House 19 Zoe Lofgren Democratic 88%
CA U.S. House 20 Sam Farr Democratic 88%
CA U.S. House 22 Devin Nunes Republican 0%
CA U.S. House 24 Lois Capps Democratic 88%
CA U.S. House 25 Buck McKeon Republican 0%
CA U.S. House 28 Adam Schiff Democratic 88%
CA U.S. House 30 Brad Sherman Democratic 88%
CA U.S. House 31 Gary Miller Republican 0%
CA U.S. House 32 Grace Napolitano Democratic 86%
CA U.S. House 33 Henry Waxman Democratic 88%
CA U.S. House 34 Xavier Becerra Democratic 88%
CA U.S. House 38 Linda Sánchez Democratic 88%
CA U.S. House 39 Ed Royce Republican 12%
CA U.S. House 40 Lucille Roybal-Allard Democratic 88%
CA U.S. House 42 Ken Calvert Republican 0%
CA U.S. House 43 Maxine Waters Democratic 100%
CA U.S. House 46 Loretta Sanchez Democratic 88%
CA U.S. House 48 Dana Rohrabacher Republican 12%
CA U.S. House 49 Darrell Issa Republican 0%
CA U.S. House 53 Susan Davis Democratic 88%
CO U.S. House 1 Diana DeGette Democratic 86%
CT U.S. House 1 John Larson Democratic 88%
CT U.S. House 3 Rosa DeLauro Democratic 88%
FL U.S. House 1 Jefferson Miller Republican 0%
FL U.S. House 4 Ander Crenshaw Republican 0%
FL U.S. House 5 Corrine Brown Democratic 88%
FL U.S. House 7 John Mica Republican 0%
FL U.S. House 20 Alcee Hastings, Sr. Democratic 83%
FL U.S. House 25 Mario Diaz-Balart Republican 0%
FL U.S. House 27 Ileana Ros-Lehtinen Republican 0%
GA U.S. House 1 Jack Kingston Republican 0%
GA U.S. House 2 Sanford Bishop, Jr. Democratic 50%
GA U.S. House 5 John Lewis Democratic 88%
GA U.S. House 11 Phil Gingrey Republican 0%
GA U.S. House 13 David Scott Democratic 75%
IA U.S. House 3 Tom Latham Republican 0%
IA U.S. House 4 Steve King Republican 0%
ID U.S. House 2 Mike Simpson Republican 0%
IL U.S. House 1 Bobby Rush Democratic 88%
IL U.S. House 4 Luis Gutierrez Democratic 86%
IL U.S. House 7 Danny Davis Democratic 75%
IL U.S. House 9 Jan Schakowsky Democratic 88%
IL U.S. House 15 John Shimkus Republican 12%
IN U.S. House 1 Pete Visclosky Democratic 88%
KY U.S. House 1 Ed Whitfield Republican 0%
KY U.S. House 5 Hal Rogers Republican 0%
MA U.S. House 1 Richard Neal Democratic 88%
MA U.S. House 2 Jim McGovern Democratic 88%
MA U.S. House 6 John Tierney Democratic 88%
MA U.S. House 7 Mike Capuano Democratic 88%
MA U.S. House 8 Stephen Lynch Democratic 88%
MD U.S. House 2 Dutch Ruppersberger Democratic 71%
MD U.S. House 5 Steny Hoyer Democratic 88%
MD U.S. House 7 Elijah Cummings Democratic 88%
MD U.S. House 8 Chris Van Hollen, Jr. Democratic 88%
ME U.S. House 2 Mike Michaud Democratic 88%
MI U.S. House 4 Dave Camp Republican 12%
MI U.S. House 6 Fred Upton Republican 25%
MI U.S. House 8 Mike Rogers Republican 12%
MI U.S. House 9 Sandy Levin Democratic 88%
MI U.S. House 10 Candice Miller Republican 12%
MI U.S. House 12 John Dingell Democratic 88%
MI U.S. House 13 John Conyers, Jr. Democratic 83%
MN U.S. House 2 John Kline Republican 0%
MN U.S. House 4 Betty McCollum Democratic/Farmer/Labor 88%
MN U.S. House 7 Collin Peterson Democratic/Farmer/Labor 75%
MO U.S. House 1 Lacy Clay, Jr. Democratic 88%
MO U.S. House 6 Sam Graves Republican 0%
MS U.S. House 2 Bennie Thompson Democratic 75%
NC U.S. House 1 G.K. Butterfield, Jr. Democratic 0%
NC U.S. House 3 Walter Jones, Jr. Republican 25%
NC U.S. House 4 David Price Democratic 75%
NC U.S. House 6 Howard Coble Republican 0%
NC U.S. House 7 Mike McIntyre Democratic 62%
NE U.S. House 2 Lee Terry Republican 0%
NJ U.S. House 2 Frank LoBiondo Republican 38%
NJ U.S. House 4 Chris Smith Republican 38%
NJ U.S. House 5 Scott Garrett Republican 0%
NJ U.S. House 6 Frank Pallone, Jr. Democratic 88%
NJ U.S. House 9 Bill Pascrell, Jr. Democratic 86%
NJ U.S. House 11 Rodney Frelinghuysen Republican 0%
NJ U.S. House 12 Rush Holt, Jr. Democratic 88%
NM U.S. House 2 Steve Pearce Republican 0%
NY U.S. House 1 Tim Bishop Democratic 88%
NY U.S. House 2 Pete King Republican 25%
NY U.S. House 3 Steve Israel Democratic 88%
NY U.S. House 4 Carolyn McCarthy Democratic 88%
NY U.S. House 5 Gregory Meeks Democratic 88%
NY U.S. House 7 Nydia Velázquez Democratic 88%
NY U.S. House 10 Jerry Nadler Democratic 88%
NY U.S. House 12 Carolyn Maloney Democratic 88%
NY U.S. House 13 Charlie Rangel Democratic 88%
NY U.S. House 14 Joe Crowley Democratic 88%
NY U.S. House 15 José Serrano Democratic 88%
NY U.S. House 16 Eliot Engel Democratic 88%
NY U.S. House 17 Nita Lowey Democratic 88%
NY U.S. House 25 Louise Slaughter Democratic 88%
OH U.S. House 1 Steve Chabot Republican 0%
OH U.S. House 8 John Boehner Republican 0%
OH U.S. House 9 Marcy Kaptur Democratic 88%
OH U.S. House 10 Mike Turner Republican 12%
OH U.S. House 12 Pat Tiberi Republican 0%
OH U.S. House 13 Tim Ryan Democratic 100%
OK U.S. House 3 Frank Lucas Republican 0%
OK U.S. House 4 Tom Cole Republican 0%
OR U.S. House 2 Greg Walden Republican 12%
OR U.S. House 3 Earl Blumenauer Democratic 88%
OR U.S. House 4 Peter DeFazio Democratic 88%
PA U.S. House 1 Bob Brady Democratic 88%
PA U.S. House 2 Chaka Fattah, Sr. Democratic 88%
PA U.S. House 6 Jim Gerlach Republican 0%
PA U.S. House 9 Bill Shuster Republican 0%
PA U.S. House 14 Mike Doyle, Jr. Democratic 88%
PA U.S. House 16 Joe Pitts Republican 0%
PA U.S. House 18 Tim Murphy Republican 12%
RI U.S. House 2 Jim Langevin Democratic 86%
SC U.S. House 2 Joe Wilson, Sr. Republican 0%
SC U.S. House 6 Jim Clyburn Democratic 86%
TN U.S. House 2 John Duncan, Jr. Republican 0%
TN U.S. House 5 Jim Cooper Democratic 50%
TN U.S. House 7 Marsha Blackburn Republican 0%
TX U.S. House 3 Sam Johnson Republican 0%
TX U.S. House 4 Ralph Hall Republican 0%
TX U.S. House 5 Jeb Hensarling Republican 0%
TX U.S. House 6 Joe Barton Republican 0%
TX U.S. House 7 John Culberson Republican 0%
TX U.S. House 8 Kevin Brady Republican 0%
TX U.S. House 12 Kay Granger Republican 0%
TX U.S. House 13 Mac Thornberry Republican 0%
TX U.S. House 15 Rubén Hinojosa, Sr. Democratic 86%
TX U.S. House 18 Sheila Jackson Lee Democratic 88%

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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