Rating Group: Peace Action West

2009 Positions

State Office Name Party Rating
AK U.S. Senate-Sr Lisa Murkowski R 20%
AK U.S. House-At-Large Don Young R 8%
AL U.S. Senate-Sr Richard Shelby R 10%
AL U.S. Senate-Jr Jeff Sessions III R 11%
AL U.S. House-3 Mike Rogers R 8%
AL U.S. House-4 Robert Aderholt R 8%
AR U.S. Senate-Sr John Boozman R 8%
AZ U.S. Senate-Sr John McCain III R 20%
AZ U.S. Senate-Jr Jeff Flake R 50%
AZ U.S. House-1 Ann Kirkpatrick D 15%
AZ U.S. House-3 Raúl Grijalva D 92%
AZ U.S. House-8 Trent Franks R 8%
CA U.S. Senate-Sr Dianne Feinstein D 60%
CA U.S. Senate-Jr Barbara Boxer D 60%
CA U.S. House-4 Tom McClintock R 8%
CA U.S. House-5 Mike Thompson D 62%
CA U.S. House-6 Doris Matsui D 62%
CA U.S. House-9 Jerry McNerney D 33%
CA U.S. House-12 Nancy Pelosi D 33%
CA U.S. House-13 Barbara Lee D 91%
CA U.S. House-14 Jackie Speier D 83%
CA U.S. House-16 Jim Costa D 38%
CA U.S. House-17 Mike Honda D 83%
CA U.S. House-18 Anna Eshoo D 58%
CA U.S. House-19 Zoe Lofgren D 67%
CA U.S. House-20 Sam Farr D 91%
CA U.S. House-22 Devin Nunes R 8%
CA U.S. House-23 Kevin McCarthy R 8%
CA U.S. House-24 Lois Capps D 69%
CA U.S. House-27 Judy Chu D 50%
CA U.S. House-28 Adam Schiff D 46%
CA U.S. House-30 Brad Sherman D 54%
CA U.S. House-32 Grace Napolitano D 69%
CA U.S. House-34 Xavier Becerra D 56%
CA U.S. House-38 Linda Sánchez D 70%
CA U.S. House-39 Ed Royce R 15%
CA U.S. House-40 Lucille Roybal-Allard D 54%
CA U.S. House-42 Ken Calvert R 8%
CA U.S. House-43 Maxine Waters D 100%
CA U.S. House-46 Loretta Sanchez D 50%
CA U.S. House-48 Dana Rohrabacher R 23%
CA U.S. House-49 Darrell Issa R 8%
CA U.S. House-53 Susan Davis D 46%
CO U.S. Senate-Sr Michael Bennet D 80%
CO U.S. House-1 Diana DeGette D 54%
CO U.S. House-2 Jared Polis D 77%
CO U.S. House-5 Doug Lamborn R 8%
CO U.S. House-6 Michael Coffman R 8%
CO U.S. House-7 Ed Perlmutter D 46%
CT U.S. Senate-Jr Chris Murphy D 54%
CT U.S. House-1 John Larson D 50%
CT U.S. House-2 Joe Courtney D 54%
CT U.S. House-3 Rosa DeLauro D 54%
CT U.S. House-4 Jim Himes D 54%
DE U.S. Senate-Sr Tom Carper D 89%
FL U.S. Senate-Sr Bill Nelson, Sr. D 50%
FL U.S. House-1 Jeff Miller R 8%
FL U.S. House-4 Ander Crenshaw R 8%
FL U.S. House-5 Corrine Brown D 54%
FL U.S. House-7 John Mica R 8%
FL U.S. House-8 Bill Posey R 8%
FL U.S. House-9 Alan Grayson D 69%
FL U.S. House-12 Gus Bilirakis R 8%
FL U.S. House-14 Kathy Castor D 54%
FL U.S. House-16 Vern Buchanan R 8%
FL U.S. House-17 Tom Rooney R 8%
FL U.S. House-20 Alcee Hastings, Sr. D 50%
FL U.S. House-23 Debbie Wasserman Schultz D 54%
FL U.S. House-25 Mario Diaz-Balart R 8%
FL U.S. House-27 Ileana Ros-Lehtinen R 8%
FL Commissioner of Agriculture Adam Putnam R 10%
GA U.S. Senate-Sr Johnny Isakson R 0%
GA U.S. House-2 Sanford Bishop, Jr. D 46%
GA U.S. House-3 Lynn Westmoreland R 8%
GA U.S. House-4 Hank Johnson, Jr. D 73%
GA U.S. House-5 John Lewis D 33%
GA U.S. House-6 Tom Price R 8%
GA U.S. House-13 David Scott D 38%
GA Governor Nathan Deal R 9%
HI U.S. Senate-Jr Mazie Hirono D 67%
IA U.S. Senate-Sr Chuck Grassley R 10%
IA U.S. House-2 Dave Loebsack D 55%
IA U.S. House-4 Steve King R 8%
ID U.S. Senate-Sr Mike Crapo R 0%
ID U.S. Senate-Jr James Risch R 0%
ID U.S. House-2 Mike Simpson R 15%
IL U.S. Senate-Sr Dick Durbin D 70%
IL U.S. Senate-Jr Mark Kirk R 0%
IL U.S. House-1 Bobby Rush D 54%
IL U.S. House-3 Daniel Lipinski D 46%
IL U.S. House-4 Luis Gutiérrez D 67%
IL U.S. House-5 Mike Quigley D 64%
IL U.S. House-6 Peter Roskam R 8%
IL U.S. House-7 Danny Davis D 62%
IL U.S. House-9 Jan Schakowsky D 69%
IL U.S. House-11 Bill Foster D 31%
IL U.S. House-15 John Shimkus R 8%
IN U.S. Senate-Jr Joe Donnelly, Sr. D 31%
IN U.S. House-1 Pete Visclosky D 54%
IN U.S. House-7 André Carson D 69%
IN Governor Mike Pence R 8%
KS U.S. Senate-Sr Pat Roberts R 0%
KS U.S. Senate-Jr Jerry Moran R 8%
KS U.S. House-2 Lynn Jenkins R 8%
KS Governor Sam Brownback R 0%
KY U.S. Senate-Sr Mitch McConnell R 10%
KY U.S. House-1 Ed Whitfield R 15%
KY U.S. House-2 Brett Guthrie R 8%
KY U.S. House-3 John Yarmuth D 54%
KY U.S. House-5 Hal Rogers R 8%
LA U.S. Senate-Sr David Vitter R 0%
LA U.S. Senate-Jr Bill Cassidy R 8%
LA U.S. House-1 Steve Scalise R 8%
LA U.S. House-3 Charles Boustany, Jr. R 15%
LA U.S. House-4 John Fleming, Jr. R 8%
MA U.S. Senate-Jr Ed Markey D 69%
MA U.S. House-1 Richard Neal D 62%
MA U.S. House-2 Jim McGovern D 85%
MA U.S. House-3 Niki Tsongas D 69%
MA U.S. House-7 Mike Capuano D 78%
MA U.S. House-8 Stephen Lynch D 69%
MD U.S. Senate-Sr Barbara Mikulski D 63%
MD U.S. Senate-Jr Ben Cardin D 80%
MD U.S. House-2 Dutch Ruppersberger D 42%
MD U.S. House-3 John Sarbanes D 54%
MD U.S. House-4 Donna Edwards D 92%
MD U.S. House-5 Steny Hoyer D 46%
MD U.S. House-7 Elijah Cummings D 54%
MD U.S. House-8 Chris Van Hollen, Jr. D 46%
ME U.S. Senate-Sr Susan Collins R 10%
ME U.S. House-1 Chellie Pingree D 83%
MI U.S. Senate-Sr Debbie Stabenow D 70%
MI U.S. Senate-Jr Gary Peters D 38%
MI U.S. House-6 Fred Upton R 15%
MI U.S. House-9 Sandy Levin D 46%
MI U.S. House-10 Candice Miller R 8%
MI U.S. House-13 John Conyers, Jr. D 89%
MN U.S. Senate-Sr Amy Klobuchar DFL 80%
MN U.S. Senate-Jr Al Franken DFL 100%
MN U.S. House-1 Tim Walz DFL 54%
MN U.S. House-2 John Kline R 8%
MN U.S. House-3 Erik Paulsen R 15%
MN U.S. House-4 Betty McCollum DFL 73%
MN U.S. House-5 Keith Ellison DFL 91%
MN U.S. House-7 Collin Peterson DFL 38%
MO U.S. Senate-Sr Claire McCaskill D 70%
MO U.S. Senate-Jr Roy Blunt R 8%
MO U.S. House-1 Lacy Clay, Jr. D 75%
MO U.S. House-3 Blaine Luetkemeyer R 8%
MO U.S. House-5 Emanuel Cleaver II D 54%
MO U.S. House-6 Sam Graves R 8%
MS U.S. Senate-Sr Thad Cochran R 0%
MS U.S. Senate-Jr Roger Wicker R 0%
MS U.S. House-2 Bennie Thompson D 54%
MS U.S. House-3 Gregg Harper R 8%
MT U.S. Senate-Sr Jon Tester D 60%
NA U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry D 70%
NC U.S. Senate-Sr Richard Burr R 0%
NC U.S. House-1 G.K. Butterfield, Jr. D 46%
NC U.S. House-3 Walter Jones, Jr. R 55%
NC U.S. House-4 David Price D 62%
NC U.S. House-5 Virginia Foxx R 8%
NC U.S. House-10 Patrick McHenry R 8%
NE U.S. House-1 Jeff Fortenberry R 8%
NE U.S. House-3 Adrian Smith R 8%
NH U.S. Senate-Sr Jeanne Shaheen D 67%
NJ U.S. Senate-Sr Bob Menendez D 70%
NJ U.S. House-2 Frank LoBiondo R 8%
NJ U.S. House-4 Chris Smith R 8%
NJ U.S. House-5 Scott Garrett R 15%
NJ U.S. House-6 Frank Pallone, Jr. D 67%
NJ U.S. House-7 Leonard Lance R 8%
NJ U.S. House-8 Albio Sires D 50%
NJ U.S. House-9 Bill Pascrell, Jr. D 58%
NJ U.S. House-11 Rodney Frelinghuysen R 8%
NM U.S. Senate-Sr Tom Udall D 60%
NM U.S. Senate-Jr Martin Heinrich D 58%
NM U.S. House-3 Ben Lujan, Jr. D 58%
NV U.S. Senate-Sr Harry Reid D 70%
NV U.S. Senate-Jr Dean Heller R 8%
NV U.S. House-1 Dina Titus D 38%
NY U.S. Senate-Sr Chuck Schumer D 70%
NY U.S. Senate-Jr Kirsten Gillibrand D 70%
NY U.S. House-2 Pete King R 0%
NY U.S. House-3 Steve Israel D 54%
NY U.S. House-5 Gregory Meeks D 50%
NY U.S. House-7 Nydia Velázquez D 56%
NY U.S. House-9 Yvette Clarke D 77%
NY U.S. House-10 Jerry Nadler D 62%
NY U.S. House-12 Carolyn Maloney D 54%
NY U.S. House-13 Charlie Rangel D 54%
NY U.S. House-14 Joe Crowley D 40%
NY U.S. House-15 José Serrano Other 77%
NY U.S. House-16 Eliot Engel D 54%
NY U.S. House-17 Nita Lowey D 46%
NY U.S. House-20 Paul Tonko D 46%
NY U.S. House-25 Louise Slaughter D 62%
NY U.S. House-26 Brian Higgins D 46%
OH U.S. Senate-Sr Sherrod Brown D 70%
OH U.S. House-4 Jim Jordan R 8%
OH U.S. House-5 Bob Latta R 8%
OH U.S. House-8 John Boehner R 8%
OH U.S. House-9 Marcy Kaptur D 75%
OH U.S. House-10 Mike Turner R 15%
OH U.S. House-11 Marcia Fudge D 62%
OH U.S. House-12 Pat Tiberi R 8%
OH U.S. House-13 Tim Ryan D 50%
OK U.S. Senate-Sr Jim Inhofe R 0%
OK U.S. House-3 Frank Lucas R 8%
OK U.S. House-4 Tom Cole R 8%
OK Governor Mary Fallin R 8%
OR U.S. Senate-Sr Ron Wyden D 70%
OR U.S. Senate-Jr Jeff Merkley D 80%
OR U.S. House-2 Greg Walden R 8%
OR U.S. House-3 Earl Blumenauer D 75%
OR U.S. House-4 Peter DeFazio D 73%
OR U.S. House-5 Kurt Schrader D 54%
PA U.S. Senate-Sr Bob Casey, Jr. D 70%
PA U.S. House-1 Bob Brady D 67%
PA U.S. House-2 Chaka Fattah, Sr. D 58%
PA U.S. House-5 G.T. Thompson, Jr. R 8%
PA U.S. House-9 Bill Shuster R 8%
PA U.S. House-14 Mike Doyle D 62%
PA U.S. House-15 Charlie Dent R 15%
PA U.S. House-16 Joe Pitts R 8%
PA U.S. House-18 Tim Murphy R 15%
RI U.S. Senate-Sr Jack Reed D 70%
RI U.S. Senate-Jr Sheldon Whitehouse D 70%
RI U.S. House-2 Jim Langevin D 46%
SC U.S. Senate-Sr Lindsey Graham R 10%
SC U.S. House-2 Joe Wilson, Sr. R 15%
SC U.S. House-6 Jim Clyburn D 50%
SD U.S. Senate-Sr John Thune R 10%
TN U.S. Senate-Sr Lamar Alexander R 20%
TN U.S. Senate-Jr Robert Corker R 40%
TN U.S. House-1 Phil Roe R 8%
TN U.S. House-2 John Duncan, Jr. R 67%
TN U.S. House-5 Jim Cooper D 50%
TN U.S. House-7 Marsha Blackburn R 8%
TN U.S. House-9 Steve Cohen D 69%
TX U.S. Senate-Sr John Cornyn R 0%
TX U.S. House-1 Louie Gohmert R 8%
TX U.S. House-2 Ted Poe R 15%
TX U.S. House-3 Sam Johnson R 8%
TX U.S. House-5 Jeb Hensarling R 17%
TX U.S. House-6 Joe Barton R 8%
TX U.S. House-7 John Culberson R 8%
TX U.S. House-8 Kevin Brady R 8%
TX U.S. House-9 Al Green D 46%
TX U.S. House-10 Michael McCaul R 8%
TX U.S. House-11 Mike Conaway R 8%
TX U.S. House-12 Kay Granger R 8%
TX U.S. House-13 Mac Thornberry R 8%
TX U.S. House-15 Rubén Hinojosa, Sr. D 58%
TX U.S. House-18 Sheila Jackson Lee D 50%
TX U.S. House-19 Randy Neugebauer R 8%
TX U.S. House-21 Lamar Smith R 10%
TX U.S. House-22 Pete Olson R 8%
TX U.S. House-24 Kenny Marchant R 8%
TX U.S. House-26 Michael Burgess R 8%
TX U.S. House-28 Henry Cuellar D 23%
TX U.S. House-29 Gene Green D 46%
TX U.S. House-30 Eddie Johnson D 67%
TX U.S. House-31 John Carter R 8%
TX U.S. House-32 Pete Sessions R 8%
TX U.S. House-35 Lloyd Doggett II D 77%
UT U.S. Senate-Sr Orrin Hatch R 11%
UT U.S. House-1 Rob Bishop R 8%
UT U.S. House-3 Jason Chaffetz R 8%
VA U.S. Senate-Sr Mark Warner D 80%
VA U.S. House-1 Rob Wittman R 8%
VA U.S. House-3 Bobby Scott D 54%
VA U.S. House-4 Randy Forbes R 8%
VA U.S. House-6 Bob Goodlatte R 8%
VA U.S. House-11 Gerry Connolly D 46%
VT U.S. Senate-Sr Patrick Leahy D 70%
VT U.S. Senate-Jr Bernie Sanders I 100%
VT U.S. House-At-Large Peter Welch D 82%
WA U.S. Senate-Sr Patty Murray D 67%
WA U.S. Senate-Jr Maria Cantwell D 50%
WA U.S. House-2 Rick Larsen D 46%
WA U.S. House-5 Cathy McMorris Rodgers R 17%
WA U.S. House-7 Jim McDermott D 92%
WA U.S. House-8 Dave Reichert R 15%
WA U.S. House-9 Adam Smith D 46%
WA Governor Jay Inslee D 62%
WI U.S. Senate-Jr Tammy Baldwin D 92%
WI U.S. House-1 Paul Ryan R 15%
WI U.S. House-3 Ron Kind D 46%
WI U.S. House-4 Gwen Moore D 77%
WI U.S. House-5 Jim Sensenbrenner, Jr. R 23%
WV U.S. Senate-Jr Shelley Capito R 8%
WY U.S. Senate-Sr Mike Enzi R 30%
WY U.S. Senate-Jr John Barrasso R 20%
WY U.S. House-At-Large Cynthia Lummis R 8%
Neil Abercrombie 73%
Gary Ackerman 50%
John Adler 15%
Daniel Akaka, Sr. 60%
Todd Akin 8%
Rodney Alexander 0%
Jason Altmire 31%
Rob Andrews 46%
Michael Arcuri 46%
Steve Austria 8%
Joe Baca, Sr. 54%
Michele Bachmann 9%
Spencer Bachus 8%
Brian Baird 58%
J. Gresham Barrett 18%
John Barrow 15%
Roscoe Bartlett 8%
Max Baucus 60%
Evan Bayh 44%
Melissa Bean 31%
Mark Begich 67%
Bob Bennett 10%
Shelley Berkley 58%
Howard Berman 40%
Marion Berry 50%
Judy Biggert 15%
Brian Bilbray 8%
Jeff Bingaman 60%
Tim Bishop 54%
John Boccieri 38%
Kit Bond 10%
Jo Bonner, Jr. 8%
Mary Bono Mack 8%
Dan Boren 31%
Leonard Boswell 54%
Rick Boucher 55%
Allen Boyd, Jr. 42%
Bruce Braley 54%
Bobby Bright 0%
Paul Broun 8%
Henry Brown, Jr. 8%
Ginny Brown-Waite 8%
Jim Bunning 0%
Roland Burris 70%
Dan Burton 8%
Steve Buyer 8%
Robert Byrd 75%
Dave Camp 15%
John Campbell III 23%
Eric Cantor 9%
Joseph Cao 0%
Dennis Cardoza 46%
Russ Carnahan 46%
Christopher Carney 25%
Mike Castle 31%
Saxby Chambliss 0%
Ben Chandler III 46%
Travis Childers 23%
Howard Coble 15%
Thomas Coburn 40%
Kent Conrad 78%
Jerry Costello 62%
Kathy Dahlkemper 42%
Artur Davis 25%
Geoff Davis 15%
Lincoln Davis 36%
Bill Delahunt 70%
James DeMint 20%
Lincoln Diaz-Balart 10%
Norm Dicks 46%
John Dingell 58%
Chris Dodd 60%
Byron Dorgan 80%
David Dreier 8%
Steve Driehaus 54%
Chet Edwards 46%
Vern Ehlers 38%
Brad Ellsworth 46%
Jo Ann Emerson 17%
John Ensign 11%
Bob Etheridge 46%
Russ Feingold 90%
Bob Filner 85%
Barney Frank 69%
Elton Gallegly 8%
Jim Gerlach 15%
Gabrielle Giffords 46%
Phil Gingrey 8%
Charlie Gonzalez 54%
Bart Gordon 42%
Judd Gregg 20%
Parker Griffith, Jr. 15%
Kay Hagan 78%
John Hall 45%
Ralph Hall 8%
Debbie Halvorson 31%
Phil Hare 62%
Tom Harkin 70%
Jane Harman 50%
Doc Hastings 15%
Wally Herger, Jr. 8%
Stephanie Herseth Sandlin 17%
Baron Hill 50%
Maurice Hinchey 83%
Paul Hodes 46%
Pete Hoekstra 8%
Thomas Holden 31%
Rush Holt, Jr. 67%
Duncan Hunter 8%
Kay Hutchison 10%
Bob Inglis, Sr. 8%
Daniel Inouye 60%
Jesse Jackson, Jr. 62%
Mike Johanns 0%
Tim Johnson 46%
Timothy Johnson 70%
Steve Kagen 64%
Paul Kanjorski 54%
Ted Kaufman 80%
Patrick Kennedy 29%
Dale Kildee 46%
Carolyn Kilpatrick 73%
Mary Jo Kilroy 54%
Jack Kingston 8%
Paul Kirk, Jr. 80%
Larry Kissell 38%
Ron Klein 38%
Herb Kohl 80%
Suzanne Kosmas 31%
Frank Kratovil, Jr. 31%
Dennis Kucinich 92%
Jon Kyl 20%
Mary Landrieu 67%
Tom Latham 8%
Steve LaTourette 15%
Frank Lautenberg 70%
Chris Lee 8%
George LeMieux 40%
Carl Levin 80%
Jerry Lewis 8%
Joe Lieberman 20%
Blanche Lincoln 40%
John Linder 8%
Dick Lugar 50%
Dan Lungren 8%
Connie Mack IV 8%
Dan Maffei 54%
Don Manzullo 8%
Betsy Markey 38%
Jim Marshall 8%
Eric Massa 69%
Jim Matheson 31%
Carolyn McCarthy 42%
Thaddeus McCotter 15%
Mike McIntyre 31%
Buck McKeon 8%
Michael McMahon 23%
Kendrick Meek, Sr. 38%
Charlie Melancon, Sr. 25%
Mike Michaud 62%
Gary Miller 8%
George Miller 83%
Brad Miller 46%
Walt Minnick 25%
Harry Mitchell 23%
Alan Mollohan 50%
Dennis Moore 46%
Jim Moran, Jr. 75%
Patrick Murphy 50%
Scott Murphy 45%
Jack Murtha 58%
Sue Myrick 8%
Ben Nelson 50%
Glenn Nye III 38%
Jim Oberstar 69%
Dave Obey 67%
John Olver 75%
Solomon Ortiz, Sr. 46%
Bill Owens 0%
Ed Pastor 69%
Ron Paul 92%
Donald Payne 91%
Tom Perriello 54%
Tom Petri 31%
Todd Platts 8%
Earl Pomeroy 46%
Mark Pryor 50%
George Radanovich 9%
Nick Rahall II 69%
Denny Rehberg 8%
Silvestre Reyes 40%
Laura Richardson 62%
Jay Rockefeller IV 78%
Ciro Rodriguez 54%
Mike Rogers 8%
Mike Ross 38%
Steve Rothman 54%
John Salazar 46%
Mark Schauer 46%
Jean Schmidt 8%
Aaron Schock 8%
Allyson Schwartz 42%
Joe Sestak, Jr. 54%
John Shadegg 8%
Carol Shea-Porter 58%
Heath Shuler 38%
Ike Skelton 46%
Olympia Snowe 10%
Vic Snyder 50%
Mark Souder 8%
Zack Space 23%
Arlen Specter 63%
John Spratt, Jr. 46%
Pete Stark 91%
Cliff Stearns 15%
Bart Stupak 42%
John Sullivan 0%
Betty Sutton 54%
John Tanner 33%
Ellen Tauscher 38%
Gene Taylor 31%
Harry Teague 23%
Lee Terry 8%
Todd Tiahrt 8%
John Tierney 83%
Ed Towns 75%
Mark Udall 89%
George Voinovich 30%
Zach Wamp 17%
Diane Watson 83%
Mel Watt 69%
Henry Waxman 62%
Jim Webb, Jr. 70%
Anthony Weiner 50%
Robert Wexler 62%
Charlie Wilson, Jr. 54%
Frank Wolf 8%
Lynn Woolsey 83%
David Wu 58%
Bill Young 0%

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