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Rating Group: Associated General Contractors of America

2001-2002 Positions

State Office District Name Party Rating
AK U.S. House At-Large Don Young Republican 100%
AL U.S. Senate Sr Richard Shelby Republican 100%
AL U.S. Senate Jr Jeff Sessions III Republican 83%
AL U.S. House 4 Robert Aderholt Republican 100%
AL U.S. House 6 Spencer Bachus Republican 100%
AR U.S. Senate Jr John Boozman Republican 100%
AZ U.S. Senate Sr John McCain III Republican 50%
AZ U.S. Senate Jr Jeff Flake Republican 81%
AZ U.S. House 7 Ed Pastor Democratic 9%
CA U.S. Senate Sr Dianne Feinstein Democratic 50%
CA U.S. Senate Jr Barbara Boxer Democratic 20%
CA U.S. House 5 Mike Thompson Democratic 18%
CA U.S. House 11 George Miller Democratic 9%
CA U.S. House 12 Nancy Pelosi Democratic 9%
CA U.S. House 13 Barbara Lee Democratic 0%
CA U.S. House 17 Mike Honda Democratic 18%
CA U.S. House 18 Anna Eshoo Democratic 9%
CA U.S. House 19 Zoe Lofgren Democratic 9%
CA U.S. House 20 Sam Farr Democratic 18%
CA U.S. House 24 Lois Capps Democratic 18%
CA U.S. House 25 Buck McKeon Republican 100%
CA U.S. House 28 Adam Schiff Democratic 18%
CA U.S. House 30 Brad Sherman Democratic 9%
CA U.S. House 31 Gary Miller Republican 100%
CA U.S. House 32 Grace Napolitano Democratic 9%
CA U.S. House 33 Henry Waxman Democratic 9%
CA U.S. House 34 Xavier Becerra Democratic 11%
CA U.S. House 39 Ed Royce Republican 90%
CA U.S. House 40 Lucille Roybal-Allard Democratic 9%
CA U.S. House 42 Ken Calvert Republican 100%
CA U.S. House 43 Maxine Waters Democratic 9%
CA U.S. House 46 Loretta Sanchez Democratic 18%
CA U.S. House 48 Dana Rohrabacher Republican 100%
CA U.S. House 49 Darrell Issa Republican 100%
CA U.S. House 53 Susan Davis Democratic 18%
CO U.S. Senate Sr Mark Udall Democratic 9%
CO U.S. House 1 Diana DeGette Democratic 9%
CT U.S. House 1 John Larson Democratic 18%
CT U.S. House 3 Rosa DeLauro Democratic 9%
DE U.S. Senate Sr Tom Carper Democratic 16%
FL U.S. Senate Sr Bill Nelson, Sr. Democratic 50%
FL U.S. House 1 Jeff Miller Republican 100%
FL U.S. House 4 Ander Crenshaw Republican 100%
FL U.S. House 5 Corrine Brown Democratic 9%
FL U.S. House 7 John Mica Republican 100%
FL U.S. House 20 Alcee Hastings, Sr. Democratic 11%
FL U.S. House 27 Ileana Ros-Lehtinen Republican 100%
FL Commissioner of Agriculture and Consumer Services Adam Putnam Republican 100%
GA U.S. House 1 Jack Kingston Republican 100%
GA U.S. House 2 Sanford Bishop, Jr. Democratic 45%
GA U.S. House 5 John Lewis Democratic 9%
GA Governor Nathan Deal Republican 100%
HI Governor Neil Abercrombie Democratic 18%
IA U.S. Senate Sr Chuck Grassley Republican 83%
IA U.S. Senate Jr Tom Harkin Democratic 20%
IA U.S. House 3 Tom Latham Republican 100%
ID U.S. Senate Sr Mike Crapo Republican 100%
ID U.S. House 2 Mike Simpson Republican 100%
ID Governor Butch Otter Republican 100%
IL U.S. Senate Sr Dick Durbin Democratic 16%
IL U.S. Senate Jr Mark Kirk Republican 81%
IL U.S. House 1 Bobby Rush Democratic 9%
IL U.S. House 4 Luis Gutierrez Democratic 9%
IL U.S. House 7 Danny Davis Democratic 9%
IL U.S. House 9 Jan Schakowsky Democratic 9%
IL U.S. House 15 John Shimkus Republican 100%
IN U.S. House 1 Pete Visclosky Democratic 18%
IN Governor Mike Pence Republican 100%
KS U.S. Senate Sr Pat Roberts Republican 100%
KS U.S. Senate Jr Jerry Moran Republican 100%
KS Governor Sam Brownback Republican 100%
KY U.S. Senate Sr Mitch McConnell Republican 83%
KY U.S. House 1 Ed Whitfield Republican 100%
KY U.S. House 5 Hal Rogers Republican 100%
LA U.S. Senate Sr Mary Landrieu Democratic 66%
MA U.S. Senate Jr Ed Markey Democratic 9%
MA U.S. House 1 Richard Neal Democratic 9%
MA U.S. House 2 Jim McGovern Democratic 9%
MA U.S. House 6 John Tierney Democratic 9%
MA U.S. House 7 Mike Capuano Democratic 9%
MA U.S. House 8 Stephen Lynch Democratic 20%
MD U.S. Senate Sr Barbara Mikulski Democratic 16%
MD U.S. Senate Jr Ben Cardin Democratic 9%
MD U.S. House 5 Steny Hoyer Democratic 9%
MD U.S. House 7 Elijah Cummings Democratic 9%
ME U.S. Senate Sr Susan Collins Republican 100%
MI U.S. Senate Sr Carl Levin Democratic 16%
MI U.S. Senate Jr Debbie Stabenow Democratic 16%
MI U.S. House 4 Dave Camp Republican 100%
MI U.S. House 6 Fred Upton Republican 100%
MI U.S. House 8 Mike Rogers Republican 100%
MI U.S. House 9 Sandy Levin Democratic 9%
MI U.S. House 12 John Dingell Democratic 18%
MI U.S. House 13 John Conyers, Jr. Democratic 9%
MN U.S. House 4 Betty McCollum Democratic/Farmer/Labor 9%
MN U.S. House 7 Collin Peterson Democratic/Farmer/Labor 30%
MN Governor Mark Dayton Democratic/Farmer/Labor 16%
MO U.S. Senate Jr Roy Blunt Republican 100%
MO U.S. House 6 Sam Graves Republican 100%
MS U.S. Senate Sr Thad Cochran Republican 100%
MS U.S. Senate Jr Roger Wicker Republican 100%
MS U.S. House 2 Bennie Thompson Democratic 27%
NA Vice President Joe Biden, Jr. Democratic 16%
NA U.S. Secretary of Defense Charles Hagel Republican 100%
NA U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry Democratic 0%
NC U.S. House 3 Walter Jones, Jr. Republican 100%
NC U.S. House 4 David Price Democratic 9%
NC U.S. House 6 Howard Coble Republican 100%
NC U.S. House 7 Mike McIntyre Democratic 40%
NE U.S. House 2 Lee Terry Republican 100%
NJ U.S. House 2 Frank LoBiondo Republican 72%
NJ U.S. House 4 Chris Smith Republican 63%
NJ U.S. House 6 Frank Pallone, Jr. Democratic 9%
NJ U.S. House 9 Bill Pascrell, Jr. Democratic 9%
NJ U.S. House 11 Rodney Frelinghuysen Republican 90%
NJ U.S. House 12 Rush Holt, Jr. Democratic 18%
NM U.S. Senate Sr Tom Udall Democratic 9%
NV U.S. Senate Sr Harry Reid Democratic 16%
NY U.S. Senate Sr Chuck Schumer Democratic 16%
NY U.S. House 2 Pete King Republican 90%
NY U.S. House 3 Steve Israel Democratic 27%
NY U.S. House 4 Carolyn McCarthy Democratic 18%
NY U.S. House 5 Gregory Meeks Democratic 9%
NY U.S. House 7 Nydia Velázquez Democratic 9%
NY U.S. House 10 Jerry Nadler Democratic 9%
NY U.S. House 12 Carolyn Maloney Democratic 9%
NY U.S. House 13 Charlie Rangel Democratic 10%
NY U.S. House 14 Joe Crowley Democratic 9%
NY U.S. House 15 José Serrano Democratic 9%
NY U.S. House 16 Eliot Engel Democratic 9%
NY U.S. House 17 Nita Lowey Democratic 10%
NY U.S. House 25 Louise Slaughter Democratic 9%
OH U.S. Senate Sr Sherrod Brown Democratic 9%
OH U.S. House 1 Steve Chabot Republican 100%
OH U.S. House 8 John Boehner Republican 100%
OH U.S. House 9 Marcy Kaptur Democratic 9%
OH U.S. House 12 Pat Tiberi Republican 100%
OH Attorney General Mike DeWine Republican 83%
OK U.S. Senate Sr Jim Inhofe Republican 100%
OK U.S. House 3 Frank Lucas Republican 100%
OR U.S. Senate Sr Ron Wyden Democratic 50%
OR U.S. House 2 Greg Walden Republican 100%
OR U.S. House 3 Earl Blumenauer Democratic 9%
OR U.S. House 4 Peter DeFazio Democratic 10%
PA U.S. House 1 Bob Brady Democratic 20%
PA U.S. House 2 Chaka Fattah, Sr. Democratic 10%
PA U.S. House 9 Bill Shuster Republican 100%
PA U.S. House 14 Mike Doyle, Jr. Democratic 18%
PA U.S. House 16 Joe Pitts Republican 100%
RI U.S. Senate Sr Jack Reed Democratic 16%
RI U.S. House 2 Jim Langevin Democratic 9%
RI Governor Linc Chafee Democratic 33%
SC U.S. House 2 Joe Wilson, Sr. Republican 100%
SC U.S. House 6 Jim Clyburn Democratic 36%
SD U.S. Senate Sr Timothy Johnson Democratic 33%
TN U.S. House 2 John Duncan, Jr. Republican 90%
TX U.S. House 3 Sam Johnson Republican 100%
TX U.S. House 4 Ralph Hall Republican 90%
TX U.S. House 6 Joe Barton Republican 100%
TX U.S. House 7 John Culberson Republican 100%
TX U.S. House 8 Kevin Brady Republican 100%
TX U.S. House 12 Kay Granger Republican 100%
TX U.S. House 13 Mac Thornberry Republican 100%
TX U.S. House 15 Rubén Hinojosa, Sr. Democratic 18%
TX U.S. House 18 Sheila Jackson Lee Democratic 18%
TX U.S. House 21 Lamar Smith Republican 100%
TX U.S. House 29 Gene Green Democratic 27%
TX U.S. House 30 Eddie Johnson Democratic 9%
TX U.S. House 32 Pete Sessions Republican 90%
TX U.S. House 35 Lloyd Doggett II Democratic 9%
UT U.S. Senate Sr Orrin Hatch Republican 100%
UT U.S. House 4 Jim Matheson Democratic 36%
VA U.S. House 3 Bobby Scott Democratic 9%
VA U.S. House 6 Bob Goodlatte Republican 100%
VA U.S. House 8 Jim Moran, Jr. Democratic 18%
VA U.S. House 10 Frank Wolf Republican 100%
VT U.S. Senate Sr Patrick Leahy Democratic 20%
VT U.S. Senate Jr Bernie Sanders Independent 9%
WA U.S. Senate Sr Patty Murray Democratic 40%
WA U.S. Senate Jr Maria Cantwell Democratic 16%
WA U.S. House 2 Rick Larsen Democratic 18%
WA U.S. House 4 Doc Hastings Republican 100%
WA U.S. House 7 Jim McDermott Democratic 9%
WA U.S. House 9 Adam Smith Democratic 18%
WA Governor Jay Inslee Democratic 9%
WI U.S. Senate Jr Tammy Baldwin Democratic 9%
WI U.S. House 1 Paul Ryan Republican 100%
WI U.S. House 3 Ron Kind Democratic 9%
WI U.S. House 5 Jim Sensenbrenner, Jr. Republican 90%
WI U.S. House 6 Tom Petri Republican 63%
WV U.S. Senate Sr Jay Rockefeller IV Democratic 16%
WV U.S. House 2 Shelley Capito Republican 100%
WV U.S. House 3 Nick Rahall II Democratic 18%
WY U.S. Senate Sr Mike Enzi Republican 80%
Gary Ackerman 0%
Daniel Akaka, Sr. 20%
Todd Akin 100%
Wayne Allard 100%
George Allen 100%
Thomas Allen 9%

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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