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Special Interest Groups

Rating Group: United States Border Control

2003-2004 Positions

Issues: Immigration
State Office District Name Party Rating
Rodney Alexander 60%
Thomas Allen 0%
Rob Andrews 0%
Joe Baca, Sr. 0%
Brian Baird 0%
Richard Hugh Baker 80%
Cass Ballenger 30%
J. Gresham Barrett 100%
Roscoe Bartlett 90%
Charlie Bass 80%
Bob Beauprez 60%
Chris Bell 0%
Douglas Bereuter 50%
Shelley Berkley 0%
Howard Berman 0%
Marion Berry 10%
Judy Biggert 30%
Michael Bilirakis 90%
Sherwood Boehlert 50%
Henry Bonilla 50%
Jo Bonner, Jr. 60%
Mary Bono Mack 50%
Leonard Boswell 30%
Rick Boucher 40%
Allen Boyd, Jr. 60%
Henry Brown, Jr. 80%
Ginny Brown-Waite 90%
Max Burns 80%
Dan Burton 80%
Steve Buyer 90%
Chris Cannon 40%
Eric Cantor 70%
Dennis Cardoza 10%
Brad Carson 80%
Julia Carson 0%
Edward Case 40%
Mike Castle 50%
Ben Chandler III 50%
Chris Chocola 80%
Michael Collins 80%
Jerry Costello 50%
Christopher Cox 100%
Robert Cramer 70%
Philip Crane 80%
Barbara Cubin 90%
Randall Cunningham 90%
Artur Davis 0%
James Davis 0%
Jo Ann Davis 90%
Lincoln Davis 50%
Thomas Davis III 20%
Bill Delahunt 0%
Thomas DeLay 80%
James DeMint 80%
Peter Deutsch 10%
Lincoln Diaz-Balart 30%
Norm Dicks 0%
Calvin Dooley 0%
John Doolittle 100%
David Dreier 10%
Jennifer Dunn 50%
Chet Edwards 10%
Vern Ehlers 10%
Jo Ann Emerson 80%
Philip English 50%
Bob Etheridge 20%
Lane Evans 0%
Terry Everett 90%
Tom Feeney 100%
Michael Ferguson 40%
Bob Filner 0%
Mark Foley 80%
Harold Ford, Jr. 10%
Vito Fossella, Jr. 70%
Barney Frank 0%
Jonas Frost III 10%
Elton Gallegly 100%
Richard Andrew Gephardt 0%
Jim Gibbons 90%
Wayne Gilchrest 40%
Paul Gillmor 50%
Charlie Gonzalez 0%
Virgil Goode, Jr. 100%
Bart Gordon 50%
Porter Goss 60%
Mark Green 80%
James Greenwood 60%
Gilbert Gutknecht 90%
Jane Harman 0%
Katherine Harris 70%
Melissa Hart 50%
Robert Hayes 100%
J.D. Hayworth, Jr. 80%
Joel Hefley 100%
Wally Herger, Jr. 90%
Stephanie Herseth Sandlin 25%
Baron Hill 20%
Maurice Hinchey 0%
David Lee Hobson 50%
Pete Hoekstra 90%
Thomas Holden 40%
Darlene Hooley 50%
John Nathan Hostettler 100%
Amory Houghton, Jr. 30%
Kenny Hulshof 80%
Duncan Hunter 100%
Henry Hyde 50%
Ernest Istook, Jr. 80%
Jesse Jackson, Jr. 0%
William Jefferson 0%
William Lewis Jenkins 90%
Christopher John 30%
Nancy Johnson 60%
Tim Johnson 60%
Paul Kanjorski 0%
Ric Keller 100%
Sue Kelly 90%
Mark Kennedy 70%
Patrick Kennedy 0%
Dale Kildee 0%
Carolyn Kilpatrick 0%
Gerald Kleczka 0%
Joseph Knollenberg 40%
James Kolbe 30%
Dennis Kucinich 0%
Ray LaHood 40%
Nicholas Lampson 10%
Tom Lantos 0%
Steve LaTourette 50%
James Leach 20%
Jerry Lewis 40%
Ron Lewis 80%
John Linder 60%
William Lipinski 40%
Denise Majette 10%
Don Manzullo 100%
Jim Marshall 60%
Robert Matsui 0%
Karen McCarthy 0%
Thaddeus McCotter 90%
James McCrery III 80%
John McHugh 80%
Scott McInnis 70%
Michael McNulty 0%
Martin Meehan 0%
Kendrick Meek, Sr. 0%
Juanita Millender-McDonald 0%
Brad Miller 0%
Alan Mollohan 0%
Dennis Moore 20%
Jack Murtha 0%
Marilyn Musgrave 100%
Sue Myrick 100%
George Nethercutt, Jr. 40%
Robert William Ney 60%
Anne Northup 60%
Charles Norwood, Jr. 90%
James Nussle 50%
Jim Oberstar 0%
Dave Obey 0%
John Olver 0%
Solomon Ortiz, Sr. 0%
Thomas William Osborne 40%
Doug Ose 40%
Major Owens 0%
Michael Oxley 40%
Ron Paul 70%
Donald Payne 0%
John Peterson 70%
Charles Pickering, Jr. 60%
Todd Platts 100%
Richard Pombo 80%
Earl Pomeroy 30%
Jon Porter, Sr. 30%
Deborah Pryce 20%
Jack Quinn 50%
George Radanovich 60%
James Ramstad 100%
Ralph Regula 50%
Denny Rehberg 100%
Richard Renzi 70%
Silvestre Reyes 0%
Thomas Reynolds 60%
Ciro Rodriguez 0%
Mike Ross 20%
Steve Rothman 0%
Jim Ryun 90%
Martin Olav Sabo 0%
Max Sandlin, Jr. 10%
Jim Saxton 60%
Edward Schrock 80%
John Shadegg 90%
E. Clay Shaw, Jr. 60%
Christopher Shays 90%
Donald Sherwood 40%
Robert Ruhl Simmons 50%
Ike Skelton 30%
Nick Smith 70%
Vic Snyder 0%
Hilda Solis 0%

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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