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Special Interest Groups

Rating Group: Associated General Contractors of America

2005-2006 Positions

State Office District Name Party Rating
Gary Ackerman 40%
Daniel Akaka, Sr. 50%
Todd Akin 80%
Rodney Alexander 80%
Wayne Allard 62%
Thomas Allen 40%
Rob Andrews 50%
Joe Baca, Sr. 50%
Brian Baird 66%
Richard Hugh Baker 77%
J. Gresham Barrett 87%
Roscoe Bartlett 90%
Max Baucus 75%
Evan Bayh 62%
Melissa Bean 80%
Bob Bennett 100%
Shelley Berkley 66%
Howard Berman 40%
Marion Berry 80%
Judy Biggert 80%
Jeff Bingaman 62%
Kit Bond 87%
Jo Bonner, Jr. 80%
Mary Bono Mack 80%
Dan Boren 90%
Leonard Boswell 70%
Rick Boucher 60%
Allen Boyd, Jr. 70%
Henry Brown, Jr. 80%
Ginny Brown-Waite 80%
Jim Bunning 87%
Dan Burton 80%
Steve Buyer 80%
Robert Byrd 37%
Chris Cannon 80%
Dennis Cardoza 60%
Russ Carnahan 40%
Julia Carson 33%
Mike Castle 70%
Ben Chandler III 80%
Hillary Clinton 50%
Norm Coleman 100%
Kent Conrad 62%
Jerry Costello 90%
Larry Craig 87%
Robert Cramer 88%
Barbara Cubin 77%
Artur Davis 70%
Geoff Davis 80%
Jo Ann Davis 75%
Lincoln Davis 90%
Thomas Davis III 70%
Bill Delahunt 40%
James DeMint 50%
Lincoln Diaz-Balart 88%
Norm Dicks 40%
Chris Dodd 62%
Elizabeth Dole 87%
Pete Domenici, Jr. 87%
John Doolittle 60%
Byron Dorgan 37%
Thelma Drake 80%
David Dreier 80%
Chet Edwards 90%
Vern Ehlers 80%
Jo Ann Emerson 80%
Philip English 80%
John Ensign 62%
Bob Etheridge 50%
Terry Everett 80%
Tom Feeney 77%
Russ Feingold 25%
Michael Ferguson 80%
Bob Filner 60%
Vito Fossella, Jr. 80%
Barney Frank 40%
Elton Gallegly 77%
Wayne Gilchrest 77%
Paul Gillmor 77%
Charlie Gonzalez 60%
Virgil Goode, Jr. 80%
Bart Gordon 90%
Judd Gregg 62%
Jane Harman 80%
J. Dennis Hastert 80%
Robert Hayes 80%
Wally Herger, Jr. 80%
Stephanie Herseth Sandlin 60%
Maurice Hinchey 40%
David Lee Hobson 90%
Pete Hoekstra 80%
Thomas Holden 50%
Darlene Hooley 60%
Kenny Hulshof 80%
Duncan Hunter 88%
Kay Hutchison 62%
Bob Inglis, Sr. 70%
Daniel Inouye 50%
Jesse Jackson, Jr. 40%
William Jefferson 60%
Tim Johnson 80%
Paul Kanjorski 40%
Ric Keller 80%
Edward Kennedy, Sr. 50%
Patrick Kennedy 40%
Dale Kildee 50%
Carolyn Kilpatrick 44%
Joseph Knollenberg 80%
Herb Kohl 62%
Dennis Kucinich 50%
John Kuhl, Jr. 80%
Jon Kyl 50%
Ray LaHood 87%
Tom Lantos 40%
Steve LaTourette 80%
Frank Lautenberg 50%
Jerry Lewis 80%
Ron Lewis 80%
Joe Lieberman 62%
Blanche Lincoln 75%
John Linder 80%
Trent Lott, Sr. 87%
Dick Lugar 87%
Dan Lungren 80%
Connie Mack IV 80%
Don Manzullo 80%
Jim Marshall 80%
Melquiades Martinez 100%
Thaddeus McCotter 80%
James McCrery III 80%
John McHugh 80%
Michael McNulty 50%
Martin Meehan 40%
Kendrick Meek, Sr. 50%
Charlie Melancon, Sr. 70%
Juanita Millender-McDonald 40%
Brad Miller 40%
Alan Mollohan 60%
Dennis Moore 50%
Jack Murtha 50%
Marilyn Musgrave 80%
Sue Myrick 80%
Ben Nelson 87%
Jim Oberstar 44%
Dave Obey 40%
John Olver 40%
Solomon Ortiz, Sr. 50%
Ron Paul 60%
Donald Payne 44%
John Peterson 80%
Charles Pickering, Jr. 77%
Todd Platts 80%
Earl Pomeroy 44%
Jon Porter, Sr. 80%
Deborah Pryce 80%
George Radanovich 90%
James Ramstad 77%
Ralph Regula 80%
Denny Rehberg 80%
Richard Renzi 80%
Silvestre Reyes 50%
Thomas Reynolds 80%
Mike Ross 60%
Steve Rothman 60%
Ken Salazar 57%
Jim Saxton 80%
Jean Schmidt 60%
John Shadegg 60%
Christopher Shays 88%
Ike Skelton 60%
Gordon Smith 100%
Olympia Snowe 100%
Vic Snyder 70%
Hilda Solis 40%
Mark Souder 100%
Arlen Specter 100%
John Spratt, Jr. 50%
Pete Stark 40%
Cliff Stearns 70%
Ted Stevens 87%
Bart Stupak 50%
John Sullivan 80%
John Sununu 42%
Tom Tancredo 70%
John Tanner 70%
Ellen Tauscher 60%
Gene Taylor 60%
Craig Thomas 75%
Todd Tiahrt 70%
Ed Towns 50%
Stephanie Tubbs Jones 40%
George Voinovich 87%
James Walsh 80%
Zach Wamp 80%
John Warner 100%
Diane Watson 40%
Mel Watt 40%
Anthony Weiner 40%
David Weldon 80%
Gerald Weller 80%

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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