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Special Interest Groups

Rating Group: English First

2001 Positions

Issues: Immigration
State Office District Name Party Rating
Gary Ackerman 0%
Daniel Akaka, Sr. 0%
Todd Akin 100%
Wayne Allard 100%
George Allen 0%
Thomas Allen 0%
Rob Andrews 0%
Joe Baca, Sr. 0%
Brian Baird 0%
Richard Hugh Baker 100%
Cass Ballenger 0%
Roscoe Bartlett 100%
Charlie Bass 0%
Max Baucus 0%
Evan Bayh 0%
Bob Bennett 100%
Douglas Bereuter 100%
Shelley Berkley 0%
Howard Berman 0%
Marion Berry 0%
Judy Biggert 100%
Michael Bilirakis 100%
Jeff Bingaman 0%
Sherwood Boehlert 0%
Kit Bond 100%
Henry Bonilla 0%
Mary Bono Mack 0%
Leonard Boswell 0%
Rick Boucher 0%
Allen Boyd, Jr. 0%
John Breaux 0%
Henry Brown, Jr. 100%
Jim Bunning 100%
Conrad Burns 100%
Dan Burton 100%
Steve Buyer 100%
Robert Byrd 100%
Ben Campbell 0%
Chris Cannon 100%
Brad Carson 0%
Julia Carson 0%
Mike Castle 0%
Hillary Clinton 0%
Michael Collins 100%
Kent Conrad 0%
Jon Corzine 0%
Jerry Costello 0%
Christopher Cox 0%
Larry Craig 100%
Robert Cramer 0%
Philip Crane 100%
Barbara Cubin 100%
Randall Cunningham 100%
Thomas Daschle 0%
James Davis 0%
Jo Ann Davis 100%
Thomas Davis III 0%
Bill Delahunt 0%
Thomas DeLay 100%
James DeMint 100%
Peter Deutsch 0%
Lincoln Diaz-Balart 0%
Norm Dicks 0%
Chris Dodd 0%
Pete Domenici, Jr. 0%
Calvin Dooley 0%
John Doolittle 100%
Byron Dorgan 0%
David Dreier 0%
Jennifer Dunn 100%
John Edwards 0%
Chet Edwards 0%
Vern Ehlers 0%
Jo Ann Emerson 100%
Philip English 100%
John Ensign 0%
Bob Etheridge 0%
Lane Evans 0%
Terry Everett 100%
Russ Feingold 0%
Michael Ferguson 0%
Bob Filner 0%
Peter Fitzgerald 0%
Mark Foley 0%
Harold Ford, Jr. 0%
Vito Fossella, Jr. 0%
Barney Frank 0%
William Frist 100%
Jonas Frost III 0%
Elton Gallegly 100%
Richard Andrew Gephardt 0%
Jim Gibbons 100%
Wayne Gilchrest 0%
Paul Gillmor 0%
Charlie Gonzalez 0%
Virgil Goode, Jr. 100%
Bart Gordon 0%
Porter Goss 0%
Daniel Graham 0%
Mark Green 0%
James Greenwood 0%
Judd Gregg 100%
Gilbert Gutknecht 100%
Jane Harman 100%
Melissa Hart 100%
Robert Hayes 100%
J.D. Hayworth, Jr. 100%
Joel Hefley 100%
Wally Herger, Jr. 100%
Baron Hill 0%
Maurice Hinchey 0%
David Lee Hobson 0%
PA Commissioner At-Large Joseph Hoeffel 0%
Pete Hoekstra 100%
Thomas Holden 0%
Ernest Hollings 0%
Darlene Hooley 0%
John Nathan Hostettler 100%
Amory Houghton, Jr. 0%
Kenny Hulshof 100%
Duncan Hunter 100%
Kay Hutchison 0%
Henry Hyde 100%
Daniel Inouye 0%
Ernest Istook, Jr. 100%
Jesse Jackson, Jr. 0%
William Jefferson 0%
James Merrill Jeffords 0%
William Lewis Jenkins 100%
Christopher John 0%
Nancy Johnson 100%
Tim Johnson 0%
Paul Kanjorski 0%
Ric Keller 100%
Sue Kelly 0%
Edward Kennedy, Sr. 0%
Mark Kennedy 100%
Patrick Kennedy 0%
Dale Kildee 0%
Carolyn Kilpatrick 0%
Gerald Kleczka 0%
Joseph Knollenberg 0%
Herb Kohl 0%
James Kolbe 0%
Dennis Kucinich 0%
Jon Kyl 100%
Ray LaHood 100%
Nicholas Lampson 0%
Tom Lantos 0%
Steve LaTourette 0%
James Leach 100%
Jerry Lewis 0%
Ron Lewis 100%
Joe Lieberman 0%
Blanche Lincoln 0%
John Linder 100%
William Lipinski 0%
Trent Lott, Sr. 100%
Dick Lugar 100%
Don Manzullo 100%
Robert Matsui 0%
Karen McCarthy 0%
James McCrery III 100%
John McHugh 0%
Scott McInnis 0%
Michael McNulty 0%
Martin Meehan 0%
Juanita Millender-McDonald 0%
Zell Bryan Miller 0%
Alan Mollohan 0%
Dennis Moore 0%
Jack Murtha 0%
Sue Myrick 100%
Ben Nelson 0%
George Nethercutt, Jr. 100%
Robert William Ney 100%
Don Nickles 100%
Anne Northup 100%
Charles Norwood, Jr. 100%
James Nussle 0%
Jim Oberstar 0%
Dave Obey 0%
John Olver 0%
Solomon Ortiz, Sr. 0%
Thomas William Osborne 100%
Doug Ose 0%
Major Owens 0%
Michael Oxley 0%
Ron Paul 100%
Donald Payne 0%
John Peterson 0%
Charles Pickering, Jr. 100%
Todd Platts 100%
Richard Pombo 100%
Earl Pomeroy 0%
Deborah Pryce 0%
Jack Quinn 0%
George Radanovich 100%
James Ramstad 100%
Ralph Regula 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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