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Special Interest Groups

Rating Group: Communications Workers of America

2000 Positions

State Office District Name Party Rating
Neil Abercrombie 88%
Gary Ackerman 88%
Daniel Akaka, Sr. 100%
Wayne Allard 0%
Thomas Allen 88%
Rob Andrews 88%
Richard Armey 0%
Joe Baca, Sr. 100%
Spencer Bachus 0%
Brian Baird 75%
Richard Hugh Baker 0%
Cass Ballenger 0%
James Barcia 63%
Bob Barr, Jr. 25%
Roscoe Bartlett 13%
Charlie Bass 13%
Max Baucus 100%
Evan Bayh 83%
Bob Bennett 0%
Kenneth Bentsen, Jr. 75%
Douglas Bereuter 13%
Shelley Berkley 75%
Howard Berman 100%
Marion Berry 50%
Judy Biggert 13%
Michael Bilirakis 13%
Jeff Bingaman 83%
Rod Blagojevich 86%
Sherwood Boehlert 25%
Kit Bond 0%
Henry Bonilla 0%
David Edward Bonior 100%
Mary Bono Mack 13%
Robert Borski, Jr. 100%
Leonard Boswell 75%
Rick Boucher 75%
Allen Boyd, Jr. 38%
John Breaux 50%
Ed Bryant 0%
Jim Bunning 0%
Conrad Burns 33%
Dan Burton 13%
Steve Buyer 13%
Robert Byrd 83%
Herbert Callahan 0%
Dave Camp 0%
Ben Campbell 20%
Chris Cannon 0%
Julia Carson 88%
Mike Castle 25%
Linc Chafee 83%
Saxby Chambliss 0%
Eva Clayton 88%
Joseph Maxwell Cleland 83%
Robert Clement 88%
Howard Coble 13%
Michael Collins 13%
Larry Combest 0%
Gary Condit 63%
Kent Conrad 100%
John Cooksey 0%
Jerry Costello 88%
Christopher Cox 0%
William Coyne 100%
Larry Craig 0%
Robert Cramer 38%
Philip Crane 0%
Barbara Cubin 0%
Randall Cunningham 0%
Thomas Daschle 100%
James Davis 75%
Thomas Davis III 0%
Bill Delahunt 88%
Thomas DeLay 0%
James DeMint 0%
Peter Deutsch 100%
Lincoln Diaz-Balart 38%
Norm Dicks 88%
John Dingell 100%
Chris Dodd 100%
Pete Domenici, Jr. 17%
Calvin Dooley 63%
John Doolittle 0%
Byron Dorgan 100%
David Dreier 0%
Jennifer Dunn 0%
John Edwards 100%
Chet Edwards 75%
Vern Ehlers 13%
Bob Ehrlich, Jr. 13%
Jo Ann Emerson 0%
Philip English 25%
Bob Etheridge 75%
Lane Evans 100%
Terry Everett 0%
Russ Feingold 100%
Bob Filner 100%
Peter Fitzgerald 33%
Ernest Fletcher 0%
Mark Foley 13%
Harold Ford, Jr. 75%
Vito Fossella, Jr. 0%
Barney Frank 100%
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%
Bart Gordon 75%
Porter Goss 0%
Daniel Graham 100%
William Phillip Gramm 0%
Mark Green 0%
James Greenwood 29%
Judd Gregg 0%
Gilbert Gutknecht 25%
Charles Hagel 0%
Ralph Hall 13%
Tony Hall 100%
James Hansen 0%
Tom Harkin 100%
J. Dennis Hastert 0%
Doc Hastings 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%
David Lee Hobson 0%
PA Commissioner At-Large Joseph Hoeffel 100%
Pete Hoekstra 13%
Thomas Holden 100%
Ernest Hollings 83%
Rush Holt, Jr. 75%
Darlene Hooley 75%
Stephen Horn 38%
John Nathan Hostettler 38%
Amory Houghton, Jr. 25%
Kenny Hulshof 0%
Duncan Hunter 13%
Asa Hutchinson 0%
Y. Tim Hutchinson 0%
Kay Hutchison 0%
Henry Hyde 13%
Daniel Inouye 100%
Ernest Istook, Jr. 13%
Jesse Jackson, Jr. 100%
William Jefferson 86%
James Merrill Jeffords 50%
William Lewis Jenkins 0%
Christopher John 50%
Nancy Johnson 25%
Timothy Johnson 100%
Paul Kanjorski 100%
Sue Kelly 13%
Edward Kennedy, Sr. 100%
Patrick Kennedy 100%
Dale Kildee 100%
Carolyn Kilpatrick 100%
Jack Kingston 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%
Mary Landrieu 83%
Tom Lantos 88%
Stephen Largent 0%
Tom Latham 0%
Steve LaTourette 25%
James Leach 25%
Carl Levin 100%
Jerry Lewis 0%
Ron Lewis 0%
Joe Lieberman 100%
Blanche Lincoln 83%
John Linder 0%
William Lipinski 75%
Trent Lott, Sr. 0%
Ken Lucas 25%
Dick Lugar 0%
William Luther 75%
James Maloney 63%
Don Manzullo 0%
Frank Mascara 100%

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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