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Special Interest Groups

Rating Group: Americans for Tax Reform

2005 Positions

State Office District Name Party Rating
Neil Abercrombie 12%
Gary Ackerman 8%
Daniel Akaka, Sr. 10%
Todd Akin 92%
Rodney Alexander 92%
Wayne Allard 95%
George Allen 95%
Thomas Allen 8%
Rob Andrews 17%
Joe Baca, Sr. 21%
Spencer Bachus 92%
Brian Baird 17%
Richard Hugh Baker 96%
J. Gresham Barrett 96%
John Barrow 12%
Roscoe Bartlett 100%
Charlie Bass 88%
Max Baucus 15%
Evan Bayh 10%
Melissa Bean 29%
Bob Beauprez 92%
Bob Bennett 95%
Shelley Berkley 17%
Howard Berman 12%
Marion Berry 21%
Judy Biggert 88%
Michael Bilirakis 92%
Jeff Bingaman 25%
Tim Bishop 12%
Sherwood Boehlert 75%
John Boehner 100%
Kit Bond 95%
Henry Bonilla 96%
Jo Bonner, Jr. 96%
Mary Bono Mack 92%
Dan Boren 38%
Leonard Boswell 0%
Rick Boucher 17%
Allen Boyd, Jr. 25%
Henry Brown, Jr. 92%
Ginny Brown-Waite 79%
Jim Bunning 95%
Conrad Burns 85%
Dan Burton 96%
Steve Buyer 79%
Robert Byrd 15%
Dave Camp 88%
John Campbell III 50%
Chris Cannon 96%
Eric Cantor 96%
Dennis Cardoza 21%
Russ Carnahan 8%
Julia Carson 12%
Edward Case 12%
Mike Castle 71%
Lincoln Chafee 45%
Saxby Chambliss 95%
Ben Chandler III 17%
Chris Chocola 96%
Hillary Clinton 5%
Howard Coble 75%
Thomas Coburn 90%
Norm Coleman 75%
Kent Conrad 0%
Jerry Costello 8%
Larry Craig 85%
Robert Cramer 42%
Barbara Cubin 83%
Artur Davis 29%
Geoff Davis 96%
James Davis 8%
Jo Ann Davis 75%
Lincoln Davis 29%
Thomas Davis III 79%
Bill Delahunt 8%
Thomas DeLay 92%
James DeMint 95%
Lincoln Diaz-Balart 88%
Norm Dicks 25%
John Dingell 12%
Chris Dodd 10%
Elizabeth Dole 95%
Pete Domenici, Jr. 85%
John Doolittle 92%
Byron Dorgan 0%
Thelma Drake 88%
David Dreier 96%
Chet Edwards 12%
Vern Ehlers 75%
Jo Ann Emerson 83%
Philip English 92%
John Ensign 85%
Bob Etheridge 12%
Lane Evans 12%
Terry Everett 92%
Chaka Fattah, Sr. 4%
Tom Feeney 92%
Russ Feingold 5%
Michael Ferguson 88%
Bob Filner 12%
Mark Foley 83%
Harold Ford, Jr. 17%
Vito Fossella, Jr. 92%
Barney Frank 12%
William Frist 95%
Elton Gallegly 88%
Jim Gerlach 67%
Jim Gibbons 88%
Wayne Gilchrest 88%
Paul Gillmor 83%
Phil Gingrey 92%
Charlie Gonzalez 17%
Virgil Goode, Jr. 79%
Bart Gordon 25%
Mark Green 92%
Judd Gregg 90%
Gilbert Gutknecht 79%
Charles Hagel 100%
Ralph Hall 88%
Tom Harkin 5%
Jane Harman 17%
Katherine Harris 83%
Melissa Hart 92%
J. Dennis Hastert 91%
Doc Hastings 96%
Robert Hayes 96%
J.D. Hayworth, Jr. 100%
Joel Hefley 96%
Wally Herger, Jr. 96%
Stephanie Herseth Sandlin 17%
Maurice Hinchey 8%
David Lee Hobson 92%
Pete Hoekstra 96%
Thomas Holden 21%
Rush Holt, Jr. 8%
Darlene Hooley 17%
John Nathan Hostettler 75%
Kenny Hulshof 92%
Duncan Hunter 88%
Kay Hutchison 95%
Henry Hyde 96%
Bob Inglis, Sr. 83%
Daniel Inouye 10%
Ernest Istook, Jr. 92%
Jesse Jackson, Jr. 4%
William Jefferson 21%
James Merrill Jeffords 25%
William Lewis Jenkins 83%
Bobby Jindal 79%
Nancy Johnson 71%
Tim Johnson 46%
Timothy Johnson 10%
Paul Kanjorski 8%
Richard Keller 92%
Sue Kelly 83%
Edward Kennedy, Sr. 5%
Mark Kennedy 92%
Patrick Kennedy 12%
Dale Kildee 12%
Carolyn Kilpatrick 12%
Jack Kingston 92%
Joseph Knollenberg 96%
Herb Kohl 10%
James Kolbe 92%
Dennis Kucinich 12%
John Kuhl, Jr. 88%
Jon Kyl 90%
Ray LaHood 79%
Mary Landrieu 35%
Tom Lantos 12%
Tom Latham 92%
Steve LaTourette 83%
Frank Lautenberg 5%
James Leach 62%
Carl Levin 5%
Jerry Lewis 96%
Ron Lewis 88%
Joe Lieberman 10%
Blanche Lincoln 25%
John Linder 96%
Trent Lott, Sr. 90%
Dick Lugar 90%
Dan Lungren 96%
Connie Mack IV 79%
Don Manzullo 92%
Jim Marshall 25%
Melquiades Martinez 100%
Jim Matheson 38%
Carolyn McCarthy 8%
Thaddeus McCotter 79%
James McCrery III 96%
John McHugh 58%
Mike McIntyre 21%
Buck McKeon 96%
Cynthia Ann McKinney 12%
Michael McNulty 17%
Martin Meehan 12%
Kendrick Meek, Sr. 17%
Charlie Melancon, Sr. 17%
Mike Michaud 17%

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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