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Special Interest Groups

Rating Group: Common Cause

1999-2000 Lifetime Score

State Office District Name Party Rating
Gary Ackerman 0%
Thomas Allen 0%
Rob Andrews 0%
Richard Armey 0%
Brian Baird 0%
Richard Hugh Baker 0%
Cass Ballenger 0%
James Barcia 0%
Bob Barr, Jr. 0%
Roscoe Bartlett 0%
Charlie Bass 0%
Kenneth Bentsen, Jr. 0%
Douglas Bereuter 0%
Shelley Berkley 0%
Howard Berman 0%
Marion Berry 0%
Judy Biggert 0%
Michael Bilirakis 0%
Rod Blagojevich 0%
Sherwood Boehlert 0%
Henry Bonilla 0%
David Edward Bonior 0%
Mary Bono Mack 0%
Robert Borski, Jr. 0%
Leonard Boswell 0%
Rick Boucher 0%
Allen Boyd, Jr. 0%
Ed Bryant 0%
Dan Burton 0%
Steve Buyer 0%
Herbert Callahan 0%
Chris Cannon 0%
Julia Carson 0%
Mike Castle 0%
Eva Clayton 0%
Robert Clement 0%
Michael Collins 0%
Larry Combest 0%
Gary Condit 0%
John Cooksey 0%
Jerry Costello 0%
Christopher Cox 0%
William Coyne 0%
Robert Cramer 0%
Philip Crane 0%
Barbara Cubin 0%
Randall Cunningham 0%
James Davis 0%
Thomas Davis III 0%
Bill Delahunt 0%
Thomas DeLay 0%
James DeMint 0%
Peter Deutsch 0%
Lincoln Diaz-Balart 0%
Norm Dicks 0%
Calvin Dooley 0%
John Doolittle 0%
David Dreier 0%
Jennifer Dunn 0%
Chet Edwards 0%
Vern Ehlers 0%
Bob Ehrlich, Jr. 0%
Jo Ann Emerson 0%
Philip English 0%
Bob Etheridge 0%
Lane Evans 0%
Terry Everett 0%
Bob Filner 0%
Ernest Fletcher 0%
Mark Foley 0%
Harold Ford, Jr. 0%
Vito Fossella, Jr. 0%
Barney Frank 0%
Jonas Frost III 0%
Elton Gallegly 0%
John Ganske 0%
George Gekas 0%
Richard Andrew Gephardt 0%
Jim Gibbons 0%
Wayne Gilchrest 0%
Paul Gillmor 0%
Benjamin Gilman 0%
Charlie Gonzalez 0%
Virgil Goode, Jr. 0%
Bart Gordon 0%
Porter Goss 0%
Mark Green 0%
James Greenwood 0%
Gilbert Gutknecht 0%
Tony Hall 0%
James Hansen 0%
J. Dennis Hastert 0%
Robert Hayes 0%
J.D. Hayworth, Jr. 0%
Joel Hefley 0%
Wally Herger, Jr. 0%
Baron Hill 0%
Van Hilleary 0%
Earl Hilliard, Jr. 0%
Maurice Hinchey 0%
David Lee Hobson 0%
PA Commissioner At-Large Joseph Hoeffel 0%
Pete Hoekstra 0%
Thomas Holden 0%
Darlene Hooley 0%
Stephen Horn 0%
John Nathan Hostettler 0%
Amory Houghton, Jr. 0%
Kenny Hulshof 0%
Duncan Hunter 0%
Henry Hyde 0%
Ernest Istook, Jr. 0%
Jesse Jackson, Jr. 0%
William Jefferson 0%
William Lewis Jenkins 0%
Christopher John 0%
Nancy Johnson 0%
Paul Kanjorski 0%
Sue Kelly 0%
Patrick Kennedy 0%
Dale Kildee 0%
Carolyn Kilpatrick 0%
Gerald Kleczka 0%
Joseph Knollenberg 0%
James Kolbe 0%
Dennis Kucinich 0%
John LaFalce 0%
Ray LaHood 0%
Nicholas Lampson 0%
Tom Lantos 0%
Stephen Largent 0%
Steve LaTourette 0%
James Leach 0%
Jerry Lewis 0%
Ron Lewis 0%
John Linder 0%
William Lipinski 0%
Ken Lucas 0%
William Luther 0%
James Maloney 0%
Don Manzullo 0%
Frank Mascara 0%
Robert Matsui 0%
Karen McCarthy 0%
James McCrery III 0%
John McHugh 0%
Scott McInnis 0%
Cynthia Ann McKinney 0%
Michael McNulty 0%
Martin Meehan 0%
Carrie Meek 0%
Juanita Millender-McDonald 0%
Dan Miller 0%
Patsy Takemoto Mink 0%
Alan Mollohan 0%
Dennis Moore 0%
Constance Morella 0%
Jack Murtha 0%
Sue Myrick 0%
George Nethercutt, Jr. 0%
Robert William Ney 0%
Anne Northup 0%
Charles Norwood, Jr. 0%
James Nussle 0%
Jim Oberstar 0%
Dave Obey 0%
John Olver 0%
Solomon Ortiz, Sr. 0%
Doug Ose 0%
Major Owens 0%
Michael Oxley 0%
Ron Paul 0%
Donald Payne 0%
John Peterson 0%
David Phelps 0%
Charles Pickering, Jr. 0%
Richard Pombo 0%
Earl Pomeroy 0%
Jack Quinn 0%
George Radanovich 0%
James Ramstad 0%
Ralph Regula 0%
Silvestre Reyes 0%
Thomas Reynolds 0%
Bob Riley 0%
Lynn Nancy Rivers 0%
Ciro Rodriguez 0%
Timothy Roemer 0%
Steve Rothman 0%
Marge Roukema 0%
Jim Ryun 0%
Martin Olav Sabo 0%
Max Sandlin, Jr. 0%
Jim Saxton 0%
Robert Schaffer 0%
John Shadegg 0%
Christopher Shays 0%
Donald Sherwood 0%
Ronnie Shows 0%
Joseph Skeen 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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