Rating Group: The Woman Activist

1995 Positions

Issues: Women
State Office Name Party Rating
AK U.S. House-At-Large Don Young R 40%
AL U.S. House-6 Spencer Bachus R 40%
AZ U.S. House-7 Ed Pastor D 100%
CA U.S. House-11 George Miller D 100%
CA U.S. House-12 Nancy Pelosi D 100%
CA U.S. House-18 Anna Eshoo D 100%
CA U.S. House-20 Sam Farr D 100%
CA U.S. House-25 Buck McKeon R 0%
CA U.S. House-33 Henry Waxman D 100%
CA U.S. House-34 Xavier Becerra D 100%
CA U.S. House-39 Ed Royce R 0%
CA U.S. House-40 Lucille Roybal-Allard D 100%
CA U.S. House-42 Ken Calvert R 0%
CA U.S. House-43 Maxine Waters D 100%
CA U.S. House-48 Dana Rohrabacher R 0%
CT U.S. House-3 Rosa DeLauro D 100%
FL U.S. House-5 Corrine Brown D 80%
FL U.S. House-7 John Mica R 0%
FL U.S. House-20 Alcee Hastings, Sr. D 100%
FL U.S. House-27 Ileana Ros-Lehtinen R 20%
FL Justice of the Supreme Court Charles Canady 0%
GA U.S. House-1 Jack Kingston R 0%
GA U.S. House-2 Sanford Bishop, Jr. D 80%
GA U.S. House-5 John Lewis D 100%
GA Governor Nathan Deal R 40%
HI Governor Neil Abercrombie D 100%
ID U.S. Senate-Sr Mike Crapo R 0%
IL U.S. Senate-Sr Dick Durbin D 80%
IL U.S. House-1 Bobby Rush D 100%
IL U.S. House-4 Luis Gutierrez D 100%
IN U.S. House-1 Pete Visclosky D 80%
IN Council Member-At-Large John Myers R 0%
KS U.S. Senate-Sr Pat Roberts R 0%
KY U.S. House-5 Hal Rogers R 0%
MA U.S. Senate-Jr Ed Markey D 100%
MA U.S. House-1 Richard Neal D 80%
MD U.S. Senate-Jr Ben Cardin D 100%
MD U.S. House-5 Steny Hoyer D 100%
MI U.S. House-4 Dave Camp R 0%
MI U.S. House-6 Fred Upton R 40%
MI U.S. House-9 Sandy Levin D 100%
MI U.S. House-12 John Dingell D 80%
MI U.S. House-13 John Conyers, Jr. D 100%
MN U.S. House-7 Collin Peterson DFL 20%
NC U.S. House-6 Howard Coble R 0%
NJ U.S. Senate-Sr Bob Menendez D 100%
NJ U.S. House-4 Chris Smith R 20%
NJ U.S. House-6 Frank Pallone, Jr. D 100%
NY U.S. Senate-Sr Chuck Schumer D 100%
NY U.S. House-2 Pete King R 20%
NY U.S. House-7 Nydia Velázquez D 100%
NY U.S. House-10 Jerry Nadler D 100%
NY U.S. House-12 Carolyn Maloney D 100%
NY U.S. House-13 Charlie Rangel D 100%
NY U.S. House-15 José Serrano D 100%
NY U.S. House-16 Eliot Engel D 100%
NY U.S. House-17 Nita Lowey D 100%
NY U.S. House-25 Louise Slaughter D 100%
OH U.S. Senate-Sr Sherrod Brown D 80%
OH U.S. Senate-Jr Rob Portman R 33%
OH U.S. House-8 John Boehner R 0%
OH U.S. House-9 Marcy Kaptur D 60%
OH Governor John Kasich R 0%
OH State Senate-28 Thomas Sawyer D 100%
OR U.S. House-4 Peter DeFazio D 100%
RI U.S. Senate-Sr Jack Reed D 100%
SC U.S. House-6 Jim Clyburn D 100%
SD U.S. Senate-Sr Timothy Johnson D 60%
TN U.S. House-2 John Duncan, Jr. R 0%
TX U.S. House-3 Sam Johnson R 0%
TX U.S. House-4 Ralph Hall R 40%
TX U.S. House-6 Joe Barton R 0%
TX U.S. House-21 Lamar Smith R 40%
TX U.S. House-29 Gene Green D 100%
TX U.S. House-30 Eddie Johnson D 100%
VA U.S. House-3 Bobby Scott D 100%
VA U.S. House-6 Bob Goodlatte R 0%
VA U.S. House-8 Jim Moran, Jr. D 100%
VA U.S. House-10 Frank Wolf R 0%
VT U.S. Senate-Jr Bernie Sanders I 100%
WA U.S. House-7 Jim McDermott D 100%
WI U.S. House-5 Jim Sensenbrenner, Jr. R 0%
WI U.S. House-6 Tom Petri R 20%
WI Mayor-At-Large Tom Barrett D 100%
WV U.S. House-3 Nick Rahall II D 0%
Gary Ackerman 100%
Wayne Allard 0%
Rob Andrews 80%
Bill Archer 0%
Richard Armey 0%
Henry Scott Baesler 60%
Richard Hugh Baker 0%
William Baker 0%
Cass Ballenger 0%
James Barcia 20%
Bill Barrett 0%
Roscoe Bartlett 0%
Herbert Bateman 0%
Anthony Beilenson 100%
Douglas Bereuter 20%
Howard Berman 100%
Tom Bevill 50%
Michael Bilirakis 0%
Thomas Bliley, Jr. 0%
Peter Blute 40%
Sherwood Boehlert 100%
Henry Bonilla 20%
David Edward Bonior 75%
Robert Borski, Jr. 40%
Rick Boucher 80%
Bill Brewster 40%
George Brown, Jr. 100%
John Bryant 100%
Jim Bunning 0%
Dan Burton 0%
Steve Buyer 0%
Herbert Callahan 0%
Mike Castle 40%
Jim Chapman 60%
William Clay, Sr. 100%
Eva Clayton 100%
Robert Clement 60%
William Clinger 0%
Ronald Coleman 80%
Barbara-Rose Collins 100%
Cardiss Collins 100%
Michael Collins 0%
Larry Combest 0%
Gary Condit 80%
Jerry Costello 40%
Christopher Cox 0%
William Coyne 100%
Robert Cramer 40%
Philip Crane 0%
Randall Cunningham 0%
Patsy Ann Danner 60%
E. Kika de la Garza 20%
Thomas DeLay 0%
Ronald Dellums 100%
Peter Deutsch 100%
Lincoln Diaz-Balart 20%
Jay Dickey 0%
Norm Dicks 100%
Julian Dixon 100%
Calvin Dooley 100%
John Doolittle 0%
Robert Dornan 0%
David Dreier 0%
Jennifer Dunn 40%
Chet Edwards 60%
Bill Emerson 0%
Lane Evans 100%
Terry Everett 0%
Thomas Ewing 0%
Harris Fawell 40%
Victor Fazio 100%
Cleo Fields 100%
Jack Fields, Jr. 0%
Bob Filner 100%
Floyd Flake 100%
Thomas Foglietta 100%
Harold Ford, Sr. 100%
Tillie Fowler 40%
Barney Frank 100%
Gary Franks 60%
Robert Franks 80%
Jonas Frost III 80%
Elizabeth Furse 100%
Elton Gallegly 20%
Sam Gejdenson 100%
George Gekas 40%
Richard Andrew Gephardt 80%
Pete Geren 40%
Sam Gibbons 80%
Wayne Gilchrest 40%
Paul Gillmor 40%
Benjamin Gilman 100%
Newt Gingrich 0%
Henry Gonzalez 100%
William Goodling 0%
Bart Gordon 60%
Porter Goss 60%
Rodney Grams 0%
James Greenwood 60%
Steven Gunderson 60%
Tony Hall 20%
Lee Hamilton 40%
Melton Hancock 0%
James Hansen 0%
Jane Harman 100%
J. Dennis Hastert 0%
Joel Hefley 0%
W.G. Hefner 60%
Wally Herger, Jr. 0%
Earl Hilliard, Jr. 100%
Maurice Hinchey 100%
David Lee Hobson 40%
Pete Hoekstra 0%
Martin Hoke 40%
Thomas Holden 40%
Stephen Horn 100%
Amory Houghton, Jr. 40%
Duncan Hunter 0%
Y. Tim Hutchinson 0%
Henry Hyde 20%
Bob Inglis, Sr. 0%
Ernest Istook, Jr. 0%
Andrew Jacobs, Jr. 75%
William Jefferson 100%
Nancy Johnson 100%
Harry Johnston 100%
Paul Kanjorski 60%
Joseph Kennedy II 100%
Barbara Bailey Kennelly 100%
Dale Kildee 60%
Jay Kim 20%
Gerald Kleczka 80%
Ronald Klink 40%
Scott Klug 60%
Joseph Knollenberg 0%
Jon Kyl 0%
John LaFalce 40%
Tom Lantos 100%
Greg Laughlin 50%
Rick Lazio 60%
James Leach 75%
Jerry Lewis 0%
Jim Lightfoot 80%
Blanche Lincoln 80%
John Linder 0%
William Lipinski 25%
Robert Livingston 0%
Thomas Manton 100%
Don Manzullo 0%
Matthew Martinez 100%
Robert Matsui 100%
Bill McCollum 0%
James McCrery III 0%
Joseph McDade 50%
Paul McHale 60%
John McHugh 80%
Scott McInnis 40%
Cynthia Ann McKinney 100%
Michael McNulty 60%
Martin Meehan 100%
Carrie Meek 100%
Jan Meyers 60%
Dan Miller 40%
David Minge 100%
Patsy Takemoto Mink 100%
John Moakley 100%
Susan Molinari 80%
Alan Mollohan 60%
G.V. Montgomery 20%
Carlos Moorhead 0%
Constance Morella 100%
Jack Murtha 60%
James Nussle 0%
Jim Oberstar 60%
Dave Obey 80%
John Olver 100%
Solomon Ortiz, Sr. 20%
Bill Orton 20%
Major Owens 75%
Michael Oxley 0%
Ronald Packard 0%
Mike Parker 20%
William Paxon 0%
Donald Payne 100%
Lewis Payne, Jr. 60%
Pete Peterson 60%
Owen Pickett 75%
Richard Pombo 0%
Earl Pomeroy 60%
John Edward Porter 40%
Glenn Poshard 20%
Deborah Pryce 40%
James Quillen 0%
Jack Quinn 20%
James Ramstad 60%
Ralph Regula 60%
Bill Richardson 100%
Timothy Roemer 40%
Charles Rose III 100%
Toby Roth 0%
Marge Roukema 80%
Martin Olav Sabo 100%
Jim Saxton 20%
Daniel Schaefer 0%
Steven Schiff 50%
Pat Schroeder 100%
E. Clay Shaw, Jr. 20%
Christopher Shays 100%
E.G. Shuster 25%
Norman Sisisky 75%
David Skaggs 100%
Joseph Skeen 25%
Ike Skelton 0%
Nick Smith 0%
Olympia Snowe 80%
Gerald B.H. Solomon 20%
Floyd Spence 20%
John Spratt, Jr. 60%
Pete Stark 100%
Cliff Stearns 0%
Charles Stenholm 20%
Louis Stokes 100%
Gerry Studds 100%
Bob Stump 0%
Bart Stupak 60%
James Talent 0%
John Tanner 60%
William Tauzin 0%
Charles Taylor 0%
Gene Taylor 0%
Frank Tejeda 40%
Craig Thomas 20%
William Thomas 20%
Ray Thornton 60%
Karen Thurman 60%
Peter Torkildsen 80%
Esteban Edward Torres 100%
Robert Torricelli 100%
Ed Towns 100%
James Traficant, Jr. 80%
Bruce Vento 100%
Harold Volkmer 20%
Barbara Vucanovich 0%
Robert Walker 0%
James Walsh 40%
Mel Watt 100%
W. Curtis Weldon 20%
Pat Williams 75%
Charles Wilson 80%
Bob Wise, Jr. 80%
Lynn Woolsey 100%
Albert Wynn 100%
Sidney Yates 100%
Bill Young 0%
Bill Zeliff 40%
Richard Zimmer 80%

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