State Office Name Party Rating
HI Governor Neil Abercrombie D 88%
Gary Ackerman 88%
AL U.S. House-4 Robert Aderholt R 25%
Daniel Akaka, Sr. 100%
Wayne Allard 0%
Thomas Allen 88%
Rob Andrews 88%
Richard Armey 0%
Joe Baca, Sr. 100%
AL U.S. House-6 Spencer Bachus R 0%
Brian Baird 75%
Richard Hugh Baker 0%
ME Councilor-At-Large John Baldacci D 100%
WI U.S. Senate-Jr Tammy Baldwin D 100%
Cass Ballenger 0%
James Barcia 63%
Bob Barr, Jr. 25%
WI Mayor-At-Large Tom Barrett D 100%
Roscoe Bartlett 13%
TX U.S. House-6 Joe Barton R 25%
Charlie Bass 13%
Max Baucus 100%
Evan Bayh 83%
CA U.S. House-34 Xavier Becerra D 88%
Bob Bennett 0%
Kenneth Bentsen, Jr. 75%
Douglas Bereuter 13%
Shelley Berkley 75%
Howard Berman 100%
Marion Berry 50%
NA Vice President Joe Biden, Jr. D 100%
Judy Biggert 13%
Michael Bilirakis 13%
Jeff Bingaman 83%
GA U.S. House-2 Sanford Bishop, Jr. D 50%
Rod Blagojevich 86%
OR U.S. House-3 Earl Blumenauer D 88%
MO U.S. Senate-Jr Roy Blunt R 0%
Sherwood Boehlert 25%
OH U.S. House-8 John Boehner R 0%
Kit Bond 0%
Henry Bonilla 0%
David Edward Bonior 100%
Mary Bono Mack 13%
Robert Borski, Jr. 100%
Leonard Boswell 75%
Rick Boucher 75%
CA U.S. Senate-Jr Barbara Boxer D 100%
Allen Boyd, Jr. 38%
TX U.S. House-8 Kevin Brady R 0%
PA U.S. House-1 Bob Brady D 100%
John Breaux 50%
FL U.S. House-5 Corrine Brown D 100%
OH U.S. Senate-Sr Sherrod Brown D 100%
KS Governor Sam Brownback R 0%
Ed Bryant 0%
Jim Bunning 0%
Conrad Burns 33%
NC U.S. Senate-Sr Richard Burr R 13%
Dan Burton 13%
Steve Buyer 13%
Robert Byrd 83%
Herbert Callahan 0%
CA U.S. House-42 Ken Calvert R 0%
MI U.S. House-4 Dave Camp R 0%
Ben Campbell 20%
Chris Cannon 0%
CA U.S. House-24 Lois Capps D 63%
MA U.S. House-7 Mike Capuano D 100%
MD U.S. Senate-Jr Ben Cardin D 88%
Julia Carson 88%
Mike Castle 25%
OH U.S. House-1 Steve Chabot R 0%
RI Governor Linc Chafee D 83%
GA U.S. Senate-Sr Saxby Chambliss R 0%
MO U.S. House-1 Lacy Clay, Jr. D 100%
Eva Clayton 88%
Joseph Maxwell Cleland 83%
Robert Clement 88%
SC U.S. House-6 Jim Clyburn D 100%
NC U.S. House-6 Howard Coble R 13%
MS U.S. Senate-Sr Thad Cochran R 0%
Michael Collins 13%
ME U.S. Senate-Sr Susan Collins R 17%
Larry Combest 0%
Gary Condit 63%
Kent Conrad 100%
MI U.S. House-13 John Conyers, Jr. D 100%
John Cooksey 0%
Jerry Costello 88%
Christopher Cox 0%
William Coyne 100%
Larry Craig 0%
Robert Cramer 38%
Philip Crane 0%
ID U.S. Senate-Sr Mike Crapo R 0%
NY U.S. House-14 Joe Crowley D 100%
Barbara Cubin 0%
MD U.S. House-7 Elijah Cummings D 100%
Randall Cunningham 0%
Thomas Daschle 100%
IL U.S. House-7 Danny Davis D 100%
James Davis 75%
Thomas Davis III 0%
GA Governor Nathan Deal R 13%
OR U.S. House-4 Peter DeFazio D 100%
CO U.S. House-1 Diana DeGette D 88%
Bill Delahunt 88%
CT U.S. House-3 Rosa DeLauro D 100%
Thomas DeLay 0%
James DeMint 0%
Peter Deutsch 100%
OH Attorney General Mike DeWine R 17%
Lincoln Diaz-Balart 38%
Norm Dicks 88%
MI U.S. House-12 John Dingell D 100%
Chris Dodd 100%
TX U.S. House-35 Lloyd Doggett II D 75%
Pete Domenici, Jr. 17%
Calvin Dooley 63%
John Doolittle 0%
Byron Dorgan 100%
PA U.S. House-14 Mike Doyle, Jr. D 88%
David Dreier 0%
TN U.S. House-2 John Duncan, Jr. R 13%
Jennifer Dunn 0%
IL U.S. Senate-Sr Dick Durbin D 100%
John Edwards 100%
Chet Edwards 75%
Vern Ehlers 13%
Bob Ehrlich, Jr. 13%
Jo Ann Emerson 0%
NY U.S. House-16 Eliot Engel D 100%
Philip English 25%
WY U.S. Senate-Sr Mike Enzi R 0%
CA U.S. House-18 Anna Eshoo D 71%
Bob Etheridge 75%
Lane Evans 100%
Terry Everett 0%
CA U.S. House-20 Sam Farr D 88%
PA U.S. House-2 Chaka Fattah, Sr. D 100%
Russ Feingold 100%
CA U.S. Senate-Sr Dianne Feinstein D 83%
Bob Filner 100%
Peter Fitzgerald 33%
Ernest Fletcher 0%
Mark Foley 13%
Harold Ford, Jr. 75%
Vito Fossella, Jr. 0%
Barney Frank 100%
NJ U.S. House-11 Rodney Frelinghuysen R 25%
William Frist 0%
Jonas Frost III 88%
Elton Gallegly 13%
John Ganske 25%
George Gekas 0%
Richard Andrew Gephardt 100%
Jim Gibbons 38%
Wayne Gilchrest 14%
Paul Gillmor 13%
Benjamin Gilman 38%
Charlie Gonzalez 88%
Virgil Goode, Jr. 13%
VA U.S. House-6 Bob Goodlatte R 0%
Bart Gordon 75%
Porter Goss 0%
Daniel Graham 100%
SC U.S. Senate-Sr Lindsey Graham R 13%
William Phillip Gramm 0%
TX U.S. House-12 Kay Granger R 0%
IA U.S. Senate-Sr Chuck Grassley R 0%
Mark Green 0%
TX U.S. House-29 Gene Green D 100%
James Greenwood 29%
Judd Gregg 0%
IL U.S. House-4 Luis Gutierrez D 100%
Gilbert Gutknecht 25%
NA U.S. Secretary of Defense Charles Hagel R 0%
TX U.S. House-4 Ralph Hall R 13%
Tony Hall 100%
James Hansen 0%
IA U.S. Senate-Jr Tom Harkin D 100%
J. Dennis Hastert 0%
FL U.S. House-20 Alcee Hastings, Sr. D 100%
WA U.S. House-4 Doc Hastings R 0%
UT U.S. Senate-Sr Orrin Hatch R 0%
Robert Hayes 13%
J.D. Hayworth, Jr. 13%
Joel Hefley 13%
Jesse Helms 0%
Wally Herger, Jr. 0%
Baron Hill 63%
Van Hilleary 0%
Earl Hilliard, Jr. 100%
Maurice Hinchey 100%
TX U.S. House-15 Rubén Hinojosa, Sr. D 88%
David Lee Hobson 0%
PA Commissioner-At-Large Joseph Hoeffel 100%
Pete Hoekstra 13%
Thomas Holden 100%
Ernest Hollings 83%
NJ U.S. House-12 Rush Holt, Jr. D 75%
Darlene Hooley 75%
Stephen Horn 38%
John Nathan Hostettler 38%
Amory Houghton, Jr. 25%
MD U.S. House-5 Steny Hoyer D 88%
Kenny Hulshof 0%
Duncan Hunter 13%
Asa Hutchinson 0%
Y. Tim Hutchinson 0%
Kay Hutchison 0%
Henry Hyde 13%
OK U.S. Senate-Sr Jim Inhofe R 0%
Daniel Inouye 100%
WA Governor Jay Inslee D 75%
GA U.S. Senate-Jr Johnny Isakson R 0%
Ernest Istook, Jr. 13%
Jesse Jackson, Jr. 100%
TX U.S. House-18 Sheila Jackson Lee D 88%
William Jefferson 86%
James Merrill Jeffords 50%
William Lewis Jenkins 0%
Christopher John 50%
TX U.S. House-30 Eddie Johnson D 83%
Nancy Johnson 25%
TX U.S. House-3 Sam Johnson R 0%
SD U.S. Senate-Sr Timothy Johnson D 100%
NC U.S. House-3 Walter Jones, Jr. R 13%
Paul Kanjorski 100%
OH U.S. House-9 Marcy Kaptur D 100%
Sue Kelly 13%
Edward Kennedy, Sr. 100%
Patrick Kennedy 100%
NA U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry D 100%
Dale Kildee 100%
Carolyn Kilpatrick 100%
WI U.S. House-3 Ron Kind D 75%
NY U.S. House-2 Pete King R 25%
GA U.S. House-1 Jack Kingston R 13%
Gerald Kleczka 100%
Joseph Knollenberg 0%
Herb Kohl 100%
James Kolbe 13%
Dennis Kucinich 100%
Jon Kyl 0%
John LaFalce 88%
Ray LaHood 25%
Nicholas Lampson 88%
LA U.S. Senate-Sr Mary Landrieu D 83%
Tom Lantos 88%
Stephen Largent 0%
CT U.S. House-1 John Larson D 100%
IA U.S. House-3 Tom Latham R 0%
Steve LaTourette 25%
James Leach 25%
VT U.S. Senate-Sr Patrick Leahy D 100%
CA U.S. House-13 Barbara Lee D 88%
MI U.S. Senate-Sr Carl Levin D 100%
MI U.S. House-9 Sandy Levin D 88%
Jerry Lewis 0%
GA U.S. House-5 John Lewis D 100%
Ron Lewis 0%
Joe Lieberman 100%
Blanche Lincoln 83%
John Linder 0%
William Lipinski 75%
NJ U.S. House-2 Frank LoBiondo R 38%
CA U.S. House-19 Zoe Lofgren D 75%
Trent Lott, Sr. 0%
NY U.S. House-17 Nita Lowey D 88%
OK U.S. House-3 Frank Lucas R 0%
KY Commissioner of the Department of Veterans' Affairs Ken Lucas D 25%
Dick Lugar 0%
William Luther 75%
NY U.S. House-12 Carolyn Maloney D 88%
James Maloney 63%
Don Manzullo 0%
MA U.S. Senate-Jr Ed Markey D 100%
Frank Mascara 100%
Robert Matsui 88%
AZ U.S. Senate-Sr John McCain III R 33%
NY U.S. House-4 Carolyn McCarthy D 75%
Karen McCarthy 100%
KY U.S. Senate-Sr Mitch McConnell R 0%
James McCrery III 13%
WA U.S. House-7 Jim McDermott D 88%
MA U.S. House-2 Jim McGovern D 100%
John McHugh 13%
Scott McInnis 0%
NC U.S. House-7 Mike McIntyre D 63%
CA U.S. House-25 Buck McKeon R 0%
Cynthia Ann McKinney 100%
Michael McNulty 100%
Martin Meehan 88%
Carrie Meek 100%
NY U.S. House-5 Gregory Meeks D 88%
NJ U.S. Senate-Sr Bob Menendez D 100%
FL U.S. House-7 John Mica R 13%
MD U.S. Senate-Sr Barbara Mikulski D 100%
Juanita Millender-McDonald 100%
Dan Miller 0%
CA U.S. House-31 Gary Miller R 0%
CA U.S. House-11 George Miller D 88%
Patsy Takemoto Mink 88%
John Moakley 100%
Alan Mollohan 88%
Dennis Moore 50%
VA U.S. House-8 Jim Moran, Jr. D 75%
KS U.S. Senate-Jr Jerry Moran R 0%
Constance Morella 50%
Frank Murkowski 0%
WA U.S. Senate-Sr Patty Murray D 83%
Jack Murtha 100%
Sue Myrick 0%
NY U.S. House-10 Jerry Nadler D 100%
CA U.S. House-32 Grace Napolitano D 100%
MA U.S. House-1 Richard Neal D 88%
George Nethercutt, Jr. 0%
Robert William Ney 25%
Don Nickles 0%
Anne Northup 0%
Charles Norwood, Jr. 13%
James Nussle 0%
Jim Oberstar 88%
Dave Obey 100%
John Olver 100%
Solomon Ortiz, Sr. 88%
Doug Ose 0%
Major Owens 100%
Michael Oxley 0%
NJ U.S. House-6 Frank Pallone, Jr. D 100%
NJ U.S. House-9 Bill Pascrell, Jr. D 100%
AZ U.S. House-7 Ed Pastor D 100%
Ron Paul 43%
Donald Payne 100%
CA U.S. House-12 Nancy Pelosi D 100%
MN U.S. House-7 Collin Peterson DFL 25%
John Peterson 0%
WI U.S. House-6 Tom Petri R 0%
David Phelps 75%
Charles Pickering, Jr. 0%
PA U.S. House-16 Joe Pitts R 0%
Richard Pombo 13%
Earl Pomeroy 88%
OH U.S. Senate-Jr Rob Portman R 0%
NC U.S. House-4 David Price D 88%
Deborah Pryce 0%
Jack Quinn 38%
George Radanovich 0%
WV U.S. House-3 Nick Rahall II D 88%
James Ramstad 13%
NY U.S. House-13 Charlie Rangel D 88%
RI U.S. Senate-Sr Jack Reed D 100%
Ralph Regula 13%
NV U.S. Senate-Sr Harry Reid D 100%
Silvestre Reyes 88%
Thomas Reynolds 0%
Bob Riley 13%
Lynn Nancy Rivers 100%
KS U.S. Senate-Sr Pat Roberts R 0%
WV U.S. Senate-Sr Jay Rockefeller IV D 100%
Ciro Rodriguez 100%
Timothy Roemer 50%
KY U.S. House-5 Hal Rogers R 13%
CA U.S. House-48 Dana Rohrabacher R 13%
FL U.S. House-27 Ileana Ros-Lehtinen R 38%
Steve Rothman 100%
Marge Roukema 13%
CA U.S. House-40 Lucille Roybal-Allard D 100%
CA U.S. House-39 Ed Royce R 0%
IL U.S. House-1 Bobby Rush D 100%
WI U.S. House-1 Paul Ryan R 0%
Jim Ryun 0%
Martin Olav Sabo 75%
CA U.S. House-46 Loretta Sanchez D 88%
VT U.S. Senate-Jr Bernie Sanders I 100%
Max Sandlin, Jr. 75%
Rick Santorum 0%
Paul Sarbanes 100%
OH State Senate-28 Thomas Sawyer D 88%
Jim Saxton 38%
Joe Scarborough 0%
Robert Schaffer 33%
IL U.S. House-9 Jan Schakowsky D 100%
NY U.S. Senate-Sr Chuck Schumer D 100%
VA U.S. House-3 Bobby Scott D 100%
WI U.S. House-5 Jim Sensenbrenner, Jr. R 14%
NY U.S. House-15 José Serrano D 88%
AL U.S. Senate-Jr Jeff Sessions III R 0%
TX U.S. House-32 Pete Sessions R 0%
John Shadegg 0%
E. Clay Shaw, Jr. 13%
Christopher Shays 25%
AL U.S. Senate-Sr Richard Shelby R 0%
CA U.S. House-30 Brad Sherman D 100%
Donald Sherwood 13%
IL U.S. House-15 John Shimkus R 25%
Ronnie Shows 50%
ID U.S. House-2 Mike Simpson R 0%
Joseph Skeen 0%
Ike Skelton 75%
NY U.S. House-25 Louise Slaughter D 100%
WA U.S. House-9 Adam Smith D 67%
NJ U.S. House-4 Chris Smith R 38%
Gordon Smith 17%
TX U.S. House-21 Lamar Smith R 0%
Nick Smith 13%
Bob Smith 0%
Olympia Snowe 17%
Vic Snyder 88%
Mark Souder 13%
Arlen Specter 83%
Floyd Spence 17%
John Spratt, Jr. 100%
Pete Stark 100%
Cliff Stearns 13%
Charles Stenholm 50%
Ted Stevens 17%
Ted Strickland 100%
Bob Stump 13%
Bart Stupak 100%
John Sununu 0%
John Sweeney 0%
Tom Tancredo 13%
John Tanner 63%
Ellen Tauscher 50%
William Tauzin 0%
Charles Taylor 13%
Gene Taylor 75%
NE U.S. House-2 Lee Terry R 0%
Craig Thomas 0%
William Thomas 0%
MS U.S. House-2 Bennie Thompson D 100%
Fred Thompson 0%
CA U.S. House-5 Mike Thompson D 63%
TX U.S. House-13 Mac Thornberry R 0%
SD U.S. Senate-Jr John Thune R 13%
Karen Thurman 88%
Strom Thurmond 0%
Todd Tiahrt 0%
MA U.S. House-6 John Tierney D 100%
PA U.S. Senate-Jr Pat Toomey R 0%
Robert Torricelli 83%
Ed Towns 100%
James Traficant, Jr. 25%
Stephanie Tubbs Jones 100%
James Turner 88%
CO U.S. Senate-Sr Mark Udall D 100%
NM U.S. Senate-Sr Tom Udall D 75%
MI U.S. House-6 Fred Upton R 25%
NY U.S. House-7 Nydia Velázquez D 100%
IN U.S. House-1 Pete Visclosky D 100%
LA U.S. Senate-Jr David Vitter R 0%
George Voinovich 33%
OR U.S. House-2 Greg Walden R 13%
James Walsh 25%
Zach Wamp 13%
John Warner 0%
CA U.S. House-43 Maxine Waters D 100%
Wesley Watkins 0%
Mel Watt 100%
Julius Caesar Watts, Jr. 0%
CA U.S. House-33 Henry Waxman D 86%
Anthony Weiner 88%
David Weldon 13%
W. Curtis Weldon 13%
Gerald Weller 25%
Paul Wellstone 100%
Robert Wexler 88%
KY U.S. House-1 Ed Whitfield R 0%
MS U.S. Senate-Jr Roger Wicker R 0%
Heather Wilson 13%
VA U.S. House-10 Frank Wolf R 13%
Lynn Woolsey 100%
David Wu 100%
OR U.S. Senate-Sr Ron Wyden D 83%
Albert Wynn 100%
Bill Young 13%
AK U.S. House-At-Large Don Young R 29%

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.

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