State Office Name Party Rating
Neil Abercrombie 92%
Edmond Spencer Abraham 46%
Gary Ackerman 100%
Daniel Akaka, Sr. 100%
Wayne Allard 0%
Rob Andrews 100%
Bill Archer 0%
Richard Armey 0%
John Ashcroft 23%
Spencer Bachus 8%
Henry Scott Baesler 100%
Richard Hugh Baker 0%
Cass Ballenger 0%
James Barcia 100%
Bob Barr, Jr. 0%
Bill Barrett 0%
Charlie Bass 8%
Herbert Bateman 8%
Max Baucus 100%
Bob Bennett 0%
Kenneth Bentsen, Jr. 100%
Douglas Bereuter 8%
Howard Berman 100%
Brian Bilbray 0%
Michael Bilirakis 8%
Jeff Bingaman 100%
Thomas Bliley, Jr. 0%
Sherwood Boehlert 85%
Kit Bond 31%
Henry Bonilla 8%
David Edward Bonior 100%
Robert Borski, Jr. 100%
Rick Boucher 92%
John Breaux 100%
George Brown, Jr. 100%
Richard Bryan 100%
Ed Bryant 0%
Dale Bumpers 100%
Jim Bunning 0%
Conrad Burns 0%
Dan Burton 0%
Steve Buyer 0%
Robert Byrd 100%
Herbert Callahan 8%
Dave Camp 0%
Ben Campbell 100%
Thomas Campbell 23%
FL Justice of the Supreme Court Charles Canady 0%
Mike Castle 8%
John Chafee 54%
Saxby Chambliss 0%
Helen Chenoweth-Hage 8%
Jon Lynn Christensen 0%
William Clay, Sr. 100%
Eva Clayton 100%
Robert Clement 92%
Howard Coble 0%
Thomas Coburn 0%
Michael Collins 0%
Larry Combest 0%
Gary Condit 100%
Kent Conrad 100%
Jerry Costello 100%
Paul Coverdell 0%
Christopher Cox 8%
William Coyne 100%
Larry Craig 0%
Robert Cramer 100%
Philip Crane 0%
Barbara Cubin 0%
Randall Cunningham 8%
Alfonse D'Amato 69%
Patsy Ann Danner 100%
Thomas Daschle 100%
Thomas Davis III 8%
Thomas DeLay 0%
Peter Deutsch 100%
Lincoln Diaz-Balart 77%
Jay Dickey 0%
Norm Dicks 100%
John Dingell 100%
Julian Dixon 100%
Chris Dodd 100%
Pete Domenici, Jr. 46%
Calvin Dooley 54%
John Doolittle 0%
Byron Dorgan 100%
David Dreier 0%
Jennifer Dunn 11%
Chet Edwards 100%
Vern Ehlers 38%
Bob Ehrlich, Jr. 8%
Philip English 69%
John Ensign 8%
Terry Everett 8%
Thomas Ewing 0%
Duncan McLauchlin Faircloth 0%
Harris Fawell 0%
Victor Fazio 100%
Russ Feingold 100%
Bob Filner 100%
Thomas Foglietta 100%
Mark Foley 0%
Michael Patrick Forbes 58%
Wendell Ford 100%
Tillie Fowler 0%
Jon David Fox 69%
Barney Frank 100%
Robert Franks 54%
William Frist 23%
Jonas Frost III 100%
Elizabeth Furse 100%
Elton Gallegly 8%
John Ganske 8%
Sam Gejdenson 100%
George Gekas 0%
Richard Andrew Gephardt 100%
Wayne Gilchrest 0%
Paul Gillmor 8%
Benjamin Gilman 77%
Newt Gingrich 0%
John Glenn 100%
Henry Gonzalez 100%
William Goodling 8%
Bart Gordon 92%
Slade Gorton 54%
Daniel Graham 100%
William Phillip Gramm 0%
Rodney Grams 46%
James Greenwood 31%
Judd Gregg 23%
Gilbert Gutknecht 0%
Ralph Hall 8%
Tony Hall 90%
Lee Hamilton 100%
James Hansen 0%
Tom Harkin 100%
Jane Harman 77%
J. Dennis Hastert 0%
Doc Hastings 0%
J.D. Hayworth, Jr. 0%
Joel Hefley 0%
W.G. Hefner 100%
Jesse Helms 0%
Wally Herger, Jr. 0%
Van Hilleary 0%
Earl Hilliard, Jr. 100%
Maurice Hinchey 100%
David Lee Hobson 8%
Pete Hoekstra 0%
Thomas Holden 100%
Ernest Hollings 77%
Stephen Horn 77%
John Nathan Hostettler 0%
Amory Houghton, Jr. 67%
Duncan Hunter 0%
Asa Hutchinson 0%
Y. Tim Hutchinson 0%
Kay Hutchison 0%
Henry Hyde 0%
Bob Inglis, Sr. 0%
Daniel Inouye 100%
Ernest Istook, Jr. 8%
Jesse Jackson, Jr. 100%
William Jefferson 100%
James Merrill Jeffords 69%
Nancy Johnson 62%
Timothy Johnson 100%
Paul Kanjorski 100%
Sue Kelly 23%
Dirk Kempthorne 0%
Edward Kennedy, Sr. 100%
Joseph Kennedy II 100%
Patrick Kennedy 100%
Barbara Bailey Kennelly 100%
Bob Kerrey 100%
Dale Kildee 100%
Jay Kim 0%
Jack Kingston 10%
Gerald Kleczka 100%
Ronald Klink 100%
Scott Klug 31%
Joseph Knollenberg 0%
Herb Kohl 100%
James Kolbe 0%
Jon Kyl 0%
John LaFalce 100%
Ray LaHood 46%
Tom Lantos 100%
Stephen Largent 0%
Tom Latham 0%
Steve LaTourette 31%
Frank Lautenberg 100%
Rick Lazio 33%
James Leach 62%
Jerry Lewis 0%
Ron Lewis 0%
Joe Lieberman 100%
William Lipinski 100%
Robert Livingston 0%
Trent Lott, Sr. 0%
Dick Lugar 0%
William Luther 100%
Connie Mack 0%
Thomas Manton 100%
Don Manzullo 8%
Frank Mascara 100%
Robert Matsui 100%
Karen McCarthy 100%
Bill McCollum 0%
James McCrery III 0%
Joseph McDade 80%
Paul McHale 100%
John McHugh 85%
Scott McInnis 0%
David McIntosh 0%
Buck McKeon 0%
Michael McNulty 100%
Martin Meehan 100%
Carrie Meek 100%
Jack Metcalf 77%
Juanita Millender-McDonald 100%
Dan Miller 0%
George Miller 100%
David Minge 77%
Patsy Takemoto Mink 92%
John Moakley 100%
Alan Mollohan 100%
Jim Moran, Jr. 100%
Constance Morella 69%
Carol Moseley Braun 100%
Patrick Moynihan 100%
Frank Murkowski 46%
Jack Murtha 100%
Sue Myrick 0%
George Nethercutt, Jr. 0%
Mark Neumann 31%
Robert William Ney 31%
Don Nickles 0%
Charles Norwood, Jr. 0%
James Nussle 0%
Jim Oberstar 100%
Dave Obey 100%
John Olver 100%
Solomon Ortiz, Sr. 90%
Major Owens 100%
Michael Oxley 0%
Ronald Packard 0%
Mike Parker 0%
Ed Pastor 100%
William Paxon 8%
Donald Payne 100%
Tom Petri 31%
Owen Pickett 15%
Richard Pombo 0%
Earl Pomeroy 100%
John Edward Porter 8%
Glenn Poshard 92%
Deborah Pryce 8%
Jack Quinn 100%
George Radanovich 0%
Nick Rahall II 100%
James Ramstad 15%
Ralph Regula 31%
Frank Riggs 31%
Lynn Nancy Rivers 100%
Jay Rockefeller IV 100%
Timothy Roemer 100%
William Roth, Jr. 46%
Marge Roukema 62%
Martin Olav Sabo 100%
Rick Santorum 46%
Paul Sarbanes 100%
Jim Saxton 8%
Joe Scarborough 8%
Daniel Schaefer 0%
Steven Schiff 31%
John Shadegg 0%
E. Clay Shaw, Jr. 8%
Christopher Shays 54%
E.G. Shuster 0%
Norman Sisisky 70%
Joseph Skeen 0%
Ike Skelton 100%
Linda Smith 8%
Bob Smith 0%
Olympia Snowe 46%
Gerald B.H. Solomon 46%
Mark Souder 0%
Arlen Specter 69%
Floyd Spence 0%
John Spratt, Jr. 100%
Pete Stark 100%
Cliff Stearns 8%
Charles Stenholm 23%
Ted Stevens 46%
Louis Stokes 100%
Bob Stump 0%
Bart Stupak 100%
James Talent 8%
John Tanner 69%
William Tauzin 0%
Charles Taylor 0%
Gene Taylor 46%
Craig Thomas 0%
William Thomas 8%
Fred Thompson 23%
Karen Thurman 100%
Strom Thurmond 23%
Todd Tiahrt 8%
Esteban Edward Torres 100%
Ed Towns 100%
James Traficant, Jr. 100%
Bruce Vento 100%
James Walsh 38%
Zach Wamp 0%
John Warner 23%
Mel Watt 100%
Julius Caesar Watts, Jr. 8%
Henry Waxman 100%
David Weldon 0%
W. Curtis Weldon 67%
Gerald Weller 69%
Paul Wellstone 100%
Bob Wise, Jr. 100%
Frank Wolf 31%
Lynn Woolsey 100%
Albert Wynn 100%
Sidney Yates 100%
Bill Young 14%
ME Councilor-At-Large John Baldacci D 100%
WI Mayor-At-Large Tom Barrett D 100%
CA U.S. House-34 Xavier Becerra D 100%
NA Vice President Joe Biden, Jr. D 100%
GA U.S. House-2 Sanford Bishop, Jr. D 100%
OR U.S. House-3 Earl Blumenauer D 100%
CA U.S. Senate-Jr Barbara Boxer D 100%
FL U.S. House-5 Corrine Brown D 100%
OH U.S. Senate-Sr Sherrod Brown D 100%
MD U.S. Senate-Jr Ben Cardin D 100%
SC U.S. House-6 Jim Clyburn D 100%
MI U.S. House-13 John Conyers, Jr. D 100%
MD U.S. House-7 Elijah Cummings D 100%
OR U.S. House-4 Peter DeFazio D 100%
TX U.S. House-35 Lloyd Doggett II D 100%
PA U.S. House-14 Mike Doyle D 100%
IL U.S. Senate-Sr Dick Durbin D 92%
NY U.S. House-16 Eliot Engel D 100%
CA U.S. House-18 Anna Eshoo D 100%
CA U.S. House-20 Sam Farr D 100%
PA U.S. House-2 Chaka Fattah, Sr. D 100%
CA U.S. Senate-Sr Dianne Feinstein D 100%
TX U.S. House-29 Gene Green D 100%
IL U.S. House-4 Luis Gutiérrez D 100%
FL U.S. House-20 Alcee Hastings, Sr. D 100%
MD U.S. House-5 Steny Hoyer D 100%
TX U.S. House-18 Sheila Jackson Lee D 100%
TX U.S. House-30 Eddie Johnson D 100%
OH U.S. House-9 Marcy Kaptur D 92%
NA U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry D 100%
VT U.S. Senate-Sr Patrick Leahy D 100%
MI U.S. House-9 Sandy Levin D 100%
GA U.S. House-5 John Lewis D 100%
CA U.S. House-19 Zoe Lofgren D 100%
NY U.S. House-17 Nita Lowey D 100%
NY U.S. House-12 Carolyn Maloney D 100%
MA U.S. Senate-Jr Ed Markey D 100%
WA U.S. House-7 Jim McDermott D 100%
NJ U.S. Senate-Sr Bob Menendez D 100%
MD U.S. Senate-Sr Barbara Mikulski D 100%
WA U.S. Senate-Sr Patty Murray D 100%
NY U.S. House-10 Jerry Nadler D 100%
MA U.S. House-1 Richard Neal D 100%
NJ U.S. House-6 Frank Pallone, Jr. D 100%
CA U.S. House-12 Nancy Pelosi D 100%
NY U.S. House-13 Charlie Rangel D 100%
RI U.S. Senate-Sr Jack Reed D 100%
NV U.S. Senate-Sr Harry Reid D 100%
CA U.S. House-40 Lucille Roybal-Allard D 100%
IL U.S. House-1 Bobby Rush D 92%
OH State Senate-28 Thomas Sawyer D 100%
NY U.S. Senate-Sr Chuck Schumer D 100%
VA U.S. House-3 Bobby Scott D 100%
NY U.S. House-25 Louise Slaughter D 100%
MS U.S. House-2 Bennie Thompson D 100%
IN U.S. House-1 Pete Visclosky D 100%
CA U.S. House-43 Maxine Waters D 100%
OR U.S. Senate-Sr Ron Wyden D 100%
MN U.S. House-7 Collin Peterson DFL 77%
NY U.S. House-15 José Serrano Other 100%
VT U.S. Senate-Jr Bernie Sanders I 100%
TX U.S. House-6 Joe Barton R 0%
OH U.S. House-8 John Boehner R 0%
KS Governor Sam Brownback R 0%
NC U.S. Senate-Sr Richard Burr R 0%
CA U.S. House-42 Ken Calvert R 8%
OH U.S. House-1 Steve Chabot R 8%
IN U.S. Senate-Sr Daniel Coats R 0%
MS U.S. Senate-Sr Thad Cochran R 0%
GA Governor Nathan Deal R 23%
OH Attorney General Mike DeWine R 46%
TN U.S. House-2 John Duncan, Jr. R 8%
NJ U.S. House-11 Rodney Frelinghuysen R 8%
VA U.S. House-6 Bob Goodlatte R 0%
SC U.S. Senate-Sr Lindsey Graham R 0%
IA U.S. Senate-Sr Chuck Grassley R 23%
UT U.S. Senate-Sr Orrin Hatch R 0%
OK U.S. Senate-Sr Jim Inhofe R 0%
TX U.S. House-3 Sam Johnson R 8%
NC U.S. House-3 Walter Jones, Jr. R 0%
OH Governor John Kasich R 8%
NY U.S. House-2 Pete King R 83%
NJ U.S. House-2 Frank LoBiondo R 69%
OK U.S. House-3 Frank Lucas R 0%
AZ U.S. Senate-Sr John McCain III R 0%
KY U.S. Senate-Sr Mitch McConnell R 46%
FL U.S. House-7 John Mica R 0%
OH U.S. Senate-Jr Rob Portman R 0%
KS U.S. Senate-Sr Pat Roberts R 0%
KY U.S. House-5 Hal Rogers R 0%
CA U.S. House-48 Dana Rohrabacher R 8%
FL U.S. House-27 Ileana Ros-Lehtinen R 64%
CA U.S. House-39 Ed Royce R 8%
AZ U.S. House-5 Matt Salmon R 0%
WI U.S. House-5 Jim Sensenbrenner, Jr. R 8%
AL U.S. Senate-Sr Richard Shelby R 23%
NJ U.S. House-4 Chris Smith R 85%
TX U.S. House-21 Lamar Smith R 0%
TX U.S. House-13 Mac Thornberry R 0%
MI U.S. House-6 Fred Upton R 0%
KY U.S. House-1 Ed Whitfield R 8%
MS U.S. Senate-Jr Roger Wicker R 0%
AK U.S. House-At-Large Don Young R 69%

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.

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