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Special Interest Groups

Rating Group: International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers

2005 Positions

State Office District Name Party Rating
HI Governor Neil Abercrombie Democratic 83%
Gary Ackerman 100%
AL U.S. House 4 Robert Aderholt Republican 0%
Daniel Akaka, Sr. 100%
Todd Akin 0%
TN U.S. Senate Sr Lamar Alexander Republican 20%
Rodney Alexander 0%
Wayne Allard 20%
George Allen 0%
Thomas Allen 100%
Rob Andrews 83%
Joe Baca, Sr. 83%
AL U.S. House 6 Spencer Bachus Republican 17%
Brian Baird 100%
Richard Hugh Baker 0%
WI U.S. Senate Jr Tammy Baldwin Democratic 100%
J. Gresham Barrett 0%
GA U.S. House 12 John Barrow Democratic 100%
Roscoe Bartlett 0%
TX U.S. House 6 Joe Barton Republican 0%
Charlie Bass 0%
Max Baucus 100%
Evan Bayh 100%
Melissa Bean 83%
Bob Beauprez 0%
CA U.S. House 34 Xavier Becerra Democratic 83%
Bob Bennett 0%
Shelley Berkley 100%
Howard Berman 100%
Marion Berry 83%
NA Vice President Joe Biden, Jr. Democratic 100%
Judy Biggert 0%
Michael Bilirakis 17%
Jeff Bingaman 80%
UT U.S. House 1 Rob Bishop Republican 17%
GA U.S. House 2 Sanford Bishop, Jr. Democratic 83%
NY U.S. House 1 Tim Bishop Democratic 100%
TN U.S. House 7 Marsha Blackburn Republican 0%
OR U.S. House 3 Earl Blumenauer Democratic 100%
MO U.S. Senate Jr Roy Blunt Republican 0%
Sherwood Boehlert 0%
OH U.S. House 8 John Boehner Republican 0%
Kit Bond 20%
Henry Bonilla 0%
Jo Bonner, Jr. 0%
Mary Bono Mack 0%
AR U.S. Senate Jr John Boozman Republican 0%
Dan Boren 67%
Leonard Boswell 100%
Rick Boucher 100%
LA U.S. House 3 Charles Boustany, Jr. Republican 33%
CA U.S. Senate Jr Barbara Boxer Democratic 100%
Allen Boyd, Jr. 67%
NH State Senate 3 Jeb Bradley Republican 0%
TX U.S. House 8 Kevin Brady Republican 0%
PA U.S. House 1 Bob Brady Democratic 100%
FL U.S. House 5 Corrine Brown Democratic 83%
Henry Brown, Jr. 0%
OH U.S. Senate Sr Sherrod Brown Democratic 100%
KS Governor Sam Brownback Republican 0%
Ginny Brown-Waite 17%
Jim Bunning 0%
TX U.S. House 26 Michael Burgess Republican 0%
Conrad Burns 20%
NC U.S. Senate Sr Richard Burr Republican 20%
Dan Burton 0%
NC U.S. House 1 G.K. Butterfield, Jr. Democratic 83%
Steve Buyer 0%
Robert Byrd 100%
CA U.S. House 42 Ken Calvert Republican 0%
MI U.S. House 4 Dave Camp Republican 17%
Chris Cannon 0%
VA U.S. House 7 Eric Cantor Republican 0%
WA U.S. Senate Jr Maria Cantwell Democratic 80%
WV U.S. House 2 Shelley Capito Republican 50%
CA U.S. House 24 Lois Capps Democratic 100%
MA U.S. House 7 Mike Capuano Democratic 100%
MD U.S. Senate Jr Ben Cardin Democratic 83%
Dennis Cardoza 100%
Russ Carnahan 100%
DE U.S. Senate Sr Tom Carper Democratic 60%
Julia Carson 83%
TX U.S. House 31 John Carter Republican 0%
Edward Case 83%
Mike Castle 17%
OH U.S. House 1 Steve Chabot Republican 0%
RI Governor Linc Chafee Democratic 20%
GA U.S. Senate Sr Saxby Chambliss Republican 20%
Ben Chandler III 100%
Chris Chocola 0%
MO U.S. House 1 Lacy Clay, Jr. Democratic 67%
MO U.S. House 5 Emanuel Cleaver II Democratic 83%
Hillary Clinton 100%
SC U.S. House 6 Jim Clyburn Democratic 83%
NC U.S. House 6 Howard Coble Republican 17%
OK U.S. Senate Jr Thomas Coburn Republican 20%
MS U.S. Senate Sr Thad Cochran Republican 20%
OK U.S. House 4 Tom Cole Republican 0%
Norm Coleman 0%
ME U.S. Senate Sr Susan Collins Republican 80%
TX U.S. House 11 Mike Conaway Republican 0%
Kent Conrad 100%
MI U.S. House 13 John Conyers, Jr. Democratic 67%
TN U.S. House 5 Jim Cooper Democratic 67%
TX U.S. Senate Sr John Cornyn Republican 20%
CA U.S. House 16 Jim Costa Democratic 83%
Jerry Costello 100%
Larry Craig 20%
Robert Cramer 50%
ID U.S. Senate Sr Mike Crapo Republican 20%
FL U.S. House 4 Ander Crenshaw Republican 17%
NY U.S. House 14 Joe Crowley Democratic 100%
Barbara Cubin 17%
TX U.S. House 28 Henry Cuellar Democratic 50%
TX U.S. House 7 John Culberson Republican 0%
MD U.S. House 7 Elijah Cummings Democratic 100%
Artur Davis 83%
IL U.S. House 7 Danny Davis Democratic 100%
Geoff Davis 0%
James Davis 100%
Jo Ann Davis 33%
Lincoln Davis 83%
CA U.S. House 53 Susan Davis Democratic 100%
Thomas Davis III 0%
MN Governor Mark Dayton Democratic/Farmer/Labor 100%
GA Governor Nathan Deal Republican 17%
OR U.S. House 4 Peter DeFazio Democratic 100%
CO U.S. House 1 Diana DeGette Democratic 83%
Bill Delahunt 83%
CT U.S. House 3 Rosa DeLauro Democratic 100%
Thomas DeLay 0%
James DeMint 20%
PA U.S. House 15 Charlie Dent Republican 33%
OH Attorney General Mike DeWine Republican 20%
Lincoln Diaz-Balart 0%
FL U.S. House 25 Mario Diaz-Balart Republican 0%
Norm Dicks 83%
MI U.S. House 12 John Dingell Democratic 100%
Chris Dodd 80%
TX U.S. House 35 Lloyd Doggett II Democratic 100%
Elizabeth Dole 0%
Pete Domenici, Jr. 0%
John Doolittle 0%
Byron Dorgan 100%
PA U.S. House 14 Mike Doyle, Jr. Democratic 100%
Thelma Drake 17%
David Dreier 0%
TN U.S. House 2 John Duncan, Jr. Republican 17%
IL U.S. Senate Sr Dick Durbin Democratic 100%
Chet Edwards 100%
Vern Ehlers 17%
IL Mayor At-Large Rahm Emanuel Democratic 100%
Jo Ann Emerson 17%
NY U.S. House 16 Eliot Engel Democratic 100%
Philip English 17%
John Ensign 0%
WY U.S. Senate Sr Mike Enzi Republican 20%
CA U.S. House 18 Anna Eshoo Democratic 100%
Bob Etheridge 100%
Lane Evans 100%
Terry Everett 0%
CA U.S. House 20 Sam Farr Democratic 100%
PA U.S. House 2 Chaka Fattah, Sr. Democratic 83%
Tom Feeney 0%
Russ Feingold 100%
CA U.S. Senate Sr Dianne Feinstein Democratic 60%
Michael Ferguson 0%
Bob Filner 100%
PA U.S. House 8 Mike Fitzpatrick Republican 50%
AZ U.S. Senate Jr Jeff Flake Republican 17%
Mark Foley 17%
VA U.S. House 4 Randy Forbes Republican 17%
Harold Ford, Jr. 83%
NE U.S. House 1 Jeff Fortenberry Republican 17%
Vito Fossella, Jr. 0%
NC U.S. House 5 Virginia Foxx Republican 17%
Barney Frank 100%
AZ U.S. House 8 Trent Franks Republican 0%
NJ U.S. House 11 Rodney Frelinghuysen Republican 0%
William Frist 0%
Elton Gallegly 0%
NJ U.S. House 5 Scott Garrett Republican 17%
PA U.S. House 6 Jim Gerlach Republican 33%
Jim Gibbons 17%
Wayne Gilchrest 17%
Paul Gillmor 0%
GA U.S. House 11 Phil Gingrey Republican 0%
TX U.S. House 1 Louie Gohmert Republican 0%
Charlie Gonzalez 83%
Virgil Goode, Jr. 33%
VA U.S. House 6 Bob Goodlatte Republican 17%
Bart Gordon 100%
SC U.S. Senate Sr Lindsey Graham Republican 40%
TX U.S. House 12 Kay Granger Republican 0%
IA U.S. Senate Sr Chuck Grassley Republican 0%
MO U.S. House 6 Sam Graves Republican 0%
TX U.S. House 9 Al Green Democratic 100%
Mark Green 17%
TX U.S. House 29 Gene Green Democratic 100%
Judd Gregg 20%

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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