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Special Interest Groups

Rating Group: Associated General Contractors of America

2003-2004 Positions

State Office District Name Party Rating
Gary Ackerman 20%
Daniel Akaka, Sr. 42%
Todd Akin 83%
Rodney Alexander 83%
Wayne Allard 85%
George Allen 100%
Thomas Allen 16%
Rob Andrews 16%
Joe Baca, Sr. 16%
Brian Baird 16%
Richard Hugh Baker 100%
J. Gresham Barrett 83%
Roscoe Bartlett 100%
Charlie Bass 100%
Max Baucus 71%
Evan Bayh 71%
Bob Beauprez 100%
Bob Bennett 100%
Shelley Berkley 50%
Howard Berman 16%
Marion Berry 33%
Judy Biggert 100%
Michael Bilirakis 83%
Jeff Bingaman 57%
Sherwood Boehlert 100%
Kit Bond 100%
Henry Bonilla 100%
Jo Bonner, Jr. 100%
Mary Bono Mack 100%
Leonard Boswell 33%
Rick Boucher 50%
Allen Boyd, Jr. 33%
Henry Brown, Jr. 100%
Ginny Brown-Waite 80%
Jim Bunning 100%
Conrad Burns 100%
Dan Burton 100%
Steve Buyer 100%
Robert Byrd 71%
Chris Cannon 100%
Dennis Cardoza 50%
Julia Carson 25%
Edward Case 66%
Mike Castle 66%
Ben Chandler III 100%
Chris Chocola 100%
Hillary Clinton 57%
Norm Coleman 100%
Kent Conrad 71%
Jerry Costello 40%
Larry Craig 85%
Robert Cramer 83%
Barbara Cubin 100%
Artur Davis 33%
James Davis 0%
Jo Ann Davis 100%
Lincoln Davis 83%
Thomas Davis III 100%
Bill Delahunt 16%
Thomas DeLay 100%
Lincoln Diaz-Balart 83%
Norm Dicks 16%
Chris Dodd 42%
Elizabeth Dole 85%
Pete Domenici, Jr. 100%
John Doolittle 83%
Byron Dorgan 71%
David Dreier 100%
Chet Edwards 60%
Vern Ehlers 100%
Jo Ann Emerson 100%
Philip English 83%
John Ensign 50%
Bob Etheridge 16%
Lane Evans 16%
Terry Everett 100%
Tom Feeney 83%
Russ Feingold 14%
Michael Ferguson 100%
Bob Filner 16%
Mark Foley 83%
Harold Ford, Jr. 50%
Vito Fossella, Jr. 100%
Barney Frank 16%
William Frist 71%
Elton Gallegly 100%
Jim Gibbons 100%
Wayne Gilchrest 100%
Paul Gillmor 100%
Charlie Gonzalez 33%
Virgil Goode, Jr. 100%
Bart Gordon 50%
Mark Green 83%
Judd Gregg 42%
Gilbert Gutknecht 83%
Jane Harman 50%
Katherine Harris 83%
Melissa Hart 100%
J. Dennis Hastert 100%
Robert Hayes 100%
J.D. Hayworth, Jr. 100%
Joel Hefley 100%
Wally Herger, Jr. 100%
Maurice Hinchey 16%
David Lee Hobson 100%
Pete Hoekstra 100%
Thomas Holden 33%
Darlene Hooley 50%
John Nathan Hostettler 100%
Kenny Hulshof 100%
Duncan Hunter 100%
Kay Hutchison 42%
Henry Hyde 100%
Daniel Inouye 57%
Ernest Istook, Jr. 83%
Jesse Jackson, Jr. 16%
William Jefferson 16%
James Merrill Jeffords 85%
William Lewis Jenkins 100%
Nancy Johnson 80%
Tim Johnson 100%
Paul Kanjorski 16%
Ric Keller 83%
Sue Kelly 100%
Edward Kennedy, Sr. 57%
Mark Kennedy 100%
Patrick Kennedy 16%
Dale Kildee 16%
Carolyn Kilpatrick 16%
Joseph Knollenberg 100%
Herb Kohl 42%
James Kolbe 83%
Dennis Kucinich 16%
Jon Kyl 42%
Ray LaHood 100%
Tom Lantos 16%
Steve LaTourette 100%
Frank Lautenberg 57%
James Leach 66%
Jerry Lewis 100%
Ron Lewis 100%
Joe Lieberman 66%
Blanche Lincoln 71%
John Linder 83%
Trent Lott, Sr. 100%
Dick Lugar 85%
Don Manzullo 100%
Jim Marshall 50%
Thaddeus McCotter 100%
James McCrery III 100%
John McHugh 100%
Michael McNulty 20%
Martin Meehan 16%
Kendrick Meek, Sr. 33%
Juanita Millender-McDonald 16%
Brad Miller 16%
Alan Mollohan 16%
Dennis Moore 33%
Jack Murtha 16%
Marilyn Musgrave 100%
Sue Myrick 83%
Ben Nelson 100%
Robert William Ney 100%
Anne Northup 100%
Charles Norwood, Jr. 66%
James Nussle 100%
Jim Oberstar 16%
Dave Obey 16%
John Olver 16%
Solomon Ortiz, Sr. 16%
Thomas William Osborne 100%
Major Owens 16%
Michael Oxley 100%
Ron Paul 83%
Donald Payne 16%
John Peterson 100%
Charles Pickering, Jr. 100%
Todd Platts 100%
Richard Pombo 100%
Earl Pomeroy 16%
Jon Porter, Sr. 100%
Deborah Pryce 100%
George Radanovich 100%
James Ramstad 100%
Ralph Regula 100%
Denny Rehberg 100%
Richard Renzi 100%
Silvestre Reyes 0%
Thomas Reynolds 100%
Mike Ross 33%
Steve Rothman 33%
Jim Ryun 100%
Martin Olav Sabo 16%
Rick Santorum 57%
Paul Sarbanes 57%
Jim Saxton 100%
John Shadegg 83%
E. Clay Shaw, Jr. 83%
Christopher Shays 100%
Donald Sherwood 100%

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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