State Office Name Party Rating
Gary Ackerman 100%
Daniel Akaka, Sr. 100%
Todd Akin 0%
Wayne Allard 0%
George Allen 0%
Thomas Allen 90%
Rob Andrews 80%
Richard Armey 0%
Joe Baca, Sr. 90%
Brian Baird 60%
Richard Hugh Baker 0%
Cass Ballenger 0%
James Barcia 80%
Bob Barr, Jr. 0%
Roscoe Bartlett 0%
Charlie Bass 10%
Max Baucus 40%
Evan Bayh 60%
Bob Bennett 0%
Kenneth Bentsen, Jr. 90%
Douglas Bereuter 0%
Shelley Berkley 90%
Howard Berman 100%
Marion Berry 50%
Judy Biggert 0%
Michael Bilirakis 0%
Jeff Bingaman 100%
Rod Blagojevich 100%
Sherwood Boehlert 0%
Kit Bond 0%
Henry Bonilla 0%
David Edward Bonior 100%
Mary Bono Mack 0%
Robert Borski, Jr. 90%
Leonard Boswell 70%
Rick Boucher 90%
Allen Boyd, Jr. 60%
John Breaux 40%
Henry Brown, Jr. 0%
Ed Bryant 0%
Jim Bunning 0%
Conrad Burns 0%
Dan Burton 0%
Steve Buyer 0%
Robert Byrd 100%
Herbert Callahan 0%
Ben Campbell 0%
Chris Cannon 0%
Eric Cantor 0%
Jean Carnahan 70%
Brad Carson 80%
Julia Carson 100%
Mike Castle 10%
Eva Clayton 100%
Joseph Maxwell Cleland 60%
Robert Clement 70%
Hillary Clinton 100%
Michael Collins 0%
Larry Combest 0%
Gary Condit 50%
Kent Conrad 100%
John Cooksey 0%
Jon Corzine 100%
Jerry Costello 80%
Christopher Cox 0%
William Coyne 100%
Larry Craig 0%
Robert Cramer 30%
Philip Crane 0%
Barbara Cubin 0%
Randall Cunningham 0%
Thomas Daschle 100%
James Davis 80%
Jo Ann Davis 0%
Thomas Davis III 0%
Bill Delahunt 100%
Thomas DeLay 0%
James DeMint 0%
Peter Deutsch 100%
Lincoln Diaz-Balart 0%
Norm Dicks 90%
Chris Dodd 100%
Pete Domenici, Jr. 0%
Calvin Dooley 56%
John Doolittle 0%
Byron Dorgan 100%
David Dreier 0%
Jennifer Dunn 0%
John Edwards 90%
Chet Edwards 100%
Vern Ehlers 0%
Bob Ehrlich, Jr. 0%
Jo Ann Emerson 0%
Philip English 0%
John Ensign 0%
Bob Etheridge 80%
Lane Evans 100%
Terry Everett 0%
Russ Feingold 100%
Michael Ferguson 0%
Bob Filner 100%
Peter Fitzgerald 30%
Ernest Fletcher 0%
Mark Foley 0%
Harold Ford, Jr. 70%
Vito Fossella, Jr. 0%
Barney Frank 100%
William Frist 0%
Jonas Frost III 90%
Elton Gallegly 0%
John Ganske 10%
George Gekas 0%
Richard Andrew Gephardt 100%
Jim Gibbons 0%
Wayne Gilchrest 0%
Paul Gillmor 0%
Benjamin Gilman 0%
Charlie Gonzalez 78%
Virgil Goode, Jr. 0%
Bart Gordon 67%
Porter Goss 0%
Daniel Graham 90%
William Phillip Gramm 0%
Mark Green 0%
James Greenwood 0%
Judd Gregg 0%
Felix Grucci, Jr. 0%
Gilbert Gutknecht 10%
Tony Hall 100%
James Hansen 0%
Jane Harman 60%
Melissa Hart 0%
J. Dennis Hastert 0%
Robert Hayes 0%
J.D. Hayworth, Jr. 0%
Joel Hefley 10%
Jesse Helms 0%
Wally Herger, Jr. 0%
Baron Hill 60%
Van Hilleary 0%
Earl Hilliard, Jr. 100%
Maurice Hinchey 100%
David Lee Hobson 0%
PA Commissioner-At-Large Joseph Hoeffel 90%
Pete Hoekstra 0%
Thomas Holden 100%
Ernest Hollings 100%
Darlene Hooley 80%
Stephen Horn 0%
John Nathan Hostettler 0%
Amory Houghton, Jr. 10%
Kenny Hulshof 0%
Duncan Hunter 0%
Y. Tim Hutchinson 0%
Kay Hutchison 0%
Henry Hyde 0%
Daniel Inouye 100%
Ernest Istook, Jr. 0%
Jesse Jackson, Jr. 100%
William Jefferson 90%
James Merrill Jeffords 30%
William Lewis Jenkins 0%
Christopher John 40%
Nancy Johnson 0%
Tim Johnson 0%
Paul Kanjorski 100%
Ric Keller 0%
Sue Kelly 0%
Edward Kennedy, Sr. 100%
Mark Kennedy 0%
Patrick Kennedy 100%
Brian Kerns 0%
Dale Kildee 100%
Carolyn Kilpatrick 100%
Gerald Kleczka 100%
Joseph Knollenberg 0%
Herb Kohl 90%
James Kolbe 0%
Dennis Kucinich 100%
Jon Kyl 0%
John LaFalce 100%
Ray LaHood 0%
Nicholas Lampson 78%
Tom Lantos 100%
Steve LaTourette 0%
James Leach 10%
Jerry Lewis 0%
Ron Lewis 0%
Joe Lieberman 100%
Blanche Lincoln 60%
John Linder 0%
William Lipinski 63%
Trent Lott, Sr. 0%
Dick Lugar 0%
William Luther 100%
James Maloney 80%
Don Manzullo 0%
Frank Mascara 90%
Robert Matsui 90%
Karen McCarthy 80%
James McCrery III 0%
John McHugh 0%
Scott McInnis 0%
Cynthia Ann McKinney 100%
Michael McNulty 100%
Martin Meehan 100%
Carrie Meek 100%
Juanita Millender-McDonald 100%
Dan Miller 0%
Zell Bryan Miller 30%
Patsy Takemoto Mink 100%
Alan Mollohan 90%
Dennis Moore 50%
Constance Morella 20%
Frank Murkowski 0%
Jack Murtha 100%
Sue Myrick 0%
Ben Nelson 40%
George Nethercutt, Jr. 0%
Robert William Ney 0%
Don Nickles 0%
Anne Northup 0%
Charles Norwood, Jr. 0%
James Nussle 0%
Jim Oberstar 100%
Dave Obey 100%
John Olver 100%
Solomon Ortiz, Sr. 80%
Thomas William Osborne 0%
Doug Ose 0%
Major Owens 100%
Michael Oxley 0%
Ron Paul 10%
Donald Payne 100%
John Peterson 0%
David Phelps 80%
Charles Pickering, Jr. 0%
Todd Platts 0%
Richard Pombo 0%
Earl Pomeroy 80%
Deborah Pryce 0%
Jack Quinn 0%
George Radanovich 0%
James Ramstad 0%
Ralph Regula 0%
Denny Rehberg 0%
Silvestre Reyes 90%
Thomas Reynolds 0%
Bob Riley 0%
Lynn Nancy Rivers 89%
Ciro Rodriguez 100%
Timothy Roemer 60%
Mike Ross 70%
Steve Rothman 100%
Marge Roukema 0%
Jim Ryun 0%
Martin Olav Sabo 90%
Max Sandlin, Jr. 70%
Rick Santorum 0%
Paul Sarbanes 100%
Jim Saxton 0%
Robert Schaffer 0%
Edward Schrock 0%
John Shadegg 0%
E. Clay Shaw, Jr. 0%
Christopher Shays 10%
Donald Sherwood 0%
Ronnie Shows 60%
Robert Ruhl Simmons 0%
Joseph Skeen 0%
Ike Skelton 60%
Gordon Smith 20%
Nick Smith 0%
Bob Smith 0%
Olympia Snowe 10%
Vic Snyder 78%
Hilda Solis 100%
Mark Souder 0%
Arlen Specter 30%
John Spratt, Jr. 100%
Pete Stark 100%
Cliff Stearns 0%
Charles Stenholm 50%
Ted Stevens 0%
Ted Strickland 100%
Bob Stump 0%
Bart Stupak 100%
John Sununu 0%
John Sweeney 0%
Tom Tancredo 0%
John Tanner 40%
Ellen Tauscher 70%
William Tauzin 0%
Charles Taylor 0%
Gene Taylor 50%
Craig Thomas 0%
William Thomas 0%
Fred Thompson 0%
Karen Thurman 100%
Strom Thurmond 0%
Todd Tiahrt 0%
Robert Torricelli 50%
Ed Towns 90%
James Traficant, Jr. 10%
Stephanie Tubbs Jones 100%
James Turner 80%
George Voinovich 0%
James Walsh 0%
Zach Wamp 0%
John Warner 10%
Wesley Watkins 0%
Diane Watson 100%
Mel Watt 100%
Julius Caesar Watts, Jr. 0%
Anthony Weiner 100%
David Weldon 0%
W. Curtis Weldon 0%
Gerald Weller 0%
Paul Wellstone 100%
Robert Wexler 100%
Heather Wilson 0%
Lynn Woolsey 100%
David Wu 80%
Albert Wynn 80%
Bill Young 0%
HI Governor Neil Abercrombie D 90%
ME Councilor-At-Large John Baldacci D 100%
WI U.S. Senate-Jr Tammy Baldwin D 100%
WI Mayor-At-Large Tom Barrett D 100%
CA U.S. House-34 Xavier Becerra D 100%
NA Vice President Joe Biden, Jr. D 100%
GA U.S. House-2 Sanford Bishop, Jr. D 80%
OR U.S. House-3 Earl Blumenauer D 89%
CA U.S. Senate-Jr Barbara Boxer D 100%
PA U.S. House-1 Bob Brady D 90%
FL U.S. House-5 Corrine Brown D 100%
OH U.S. Senate-Sr Sherrod Brown D 100%
WA U.S. Senate-Jr Maria Cantwell D 100%
CA U.S. House-24 Lois Capps D 90%
MA U.S. House-7 Mike Capuano D 100%
MD U.S. Senate-Jr Ben Cardin D 90%
DE U.S. Senate-Sr Tom Carper D 80%
RI Governor Linc Chafee D 30%
MO U.S. House-1 Lacy Clay, Jr. D 100%
SC U.S. House-6 Jim Clyburn D 100%
MI U.S. House-13 John Conyers, Jr. D 100%
NY U.S. House-14 Joe Crowley D 80%
MD U.S. House-7 Elijah Cummings D 100%
IL U.S. House-7 Danny Davis D 100%
CA U.S. House-53 Susan Davis D 70%
OR U.S. House-4 Peter DeFazio D 100%
CO U.S. House-1 Diana DeGette D 100%
CT U.S. House-3 Rosa DeLauro D 100%
MI U.S. House-12 John Dingell D 100%
TX U.S. House-35 Lloyd Doggett II D 100%
PA U.S. House-14 Mike Doyle, Jr. D 100%
IL U.S. Senate-Sr Dick Durbin D 100%
NY U.S. House-16 Eliot Engel D 100%
CA U.S. House-18 Anna Eshoo D 100%
CA U.S. House-20 Sam Farr D 90%
PA U.S. House-2 Chaka Fattah, Sr. D 100%
CA U.S. Senate-Sr Dianne Feinstein D 90%
TX U.S. House-29 Gene Green D 100%
IL U.S. House-4 Luis Gutierrez D 100%
IA U.S. Senate-Jr Tom Harkin D 100%
FL U.S. House-20 Alcee Hastings, Sr. D 100%
TX U.S. House-15 Rubén Hinojosa, Sr. D 70%
NJ U.S. House-12 Rush Holt, Jr. D 80%
CA U.S. House-17 Mike Honda D 90%
MD U.S. House-5 Steny Hoyer D 90%
WA Governor Jay Inslee D 90%
NY U.S. House-3 Steve Israel D 70%
TX U.S. House-18 Sheila Jackson Lee D 100%
TX U.S. House-30 Eddie Johnson D 100%
SD U.S. Senate-Sr Timothy Johnson D 90%
OH U.S. House-9 Marcy Kaptur D 90%
NA U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry D 100%
WI U.S. House-3 Ron Kind D 80%
LA U.S. Senate-Sr Mary Landrieu D 80%
RI U.S. House-2 Jim Langevin D 100%
WA U.S. House-2 Rick Larsen D 80%
CT U.S. House-1 John Larson D 80%
VT U.S. Senate-Sr Patrick Leahy D 100%
CA U.S. House-13 Barbara Lee D 100%
MI U.S. Senate-Sr Carl Levin D 100%
MI U.S. House-9 Sandy Levin D 100%
GA U.S. House-5 John Lewis D 100%
CA U.S. House-19 Zoe Lofgren D 100%
NY U.S. House-17 Nita Lowey D 100%
KY Commissioner of the Department of Veterans' Affairs Ken Lucas D 40%
MA U.S. House-8 Stephen Lynch D 100%
NY U.S. House-12 Carolyn Maloney D 90%
MA U.S. Senate-Jr Ed Markey D 100%
UT U.S. House-4 Jim Matheson D 60%
NY U.S. House-4 Carolyn McCarthy D 70%
WA U.S. House-7 Jim McDermott D 100%
MA U.S. House-2 Jim McGovern D 100%
NC U.S. House-7 Mike McIntyre D 70%
NY U.S. House-5 Gregory Meeks D 100%
NJ U.S. Senate-Sr Bob Menendez D 100%
MD U.S. Senate-Sr Barbara Mikulski D 100%
CA U.S. House-11 George Miller D 100%
VA U.S. House-8 Jim Moran, Jr. D 70%
WA U.S. Senate-Sr Patty Murray D 100%
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 80%
FL U.S. Senate-Sr Bill Nelson, Sr. D 100%
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%
CA U.S. House-12 Nancy Pelosi D 100%
NC U.S. House-4 David Price D 90%
WV U.S. House-3 Nick Rahall II D 80%
NY U.S. House-13 Charlie Rangel D 100%
RI U.S. Senate-Sr Jack Reed D 100%
NV U.S. Senate-Sr Harry Reid D 100%
WV U.S. Senate-Sr Jay Rockefeller IV D 100%
CA U.S. House-40 Lucille Roybal-Allard D 100%
IL U.S. House-1 Bobby Rush D 100%
CA U.S. House-46 Loretta Sanchez D 70%
OH State Senate-28 Thomas Sawyer D 100%
IL U.S. House-9 Jan Schakowsky D 100%
CA U.S. House-28 Adam Schiff D 50%
NY U.S. Senate-Sr Chuck Schumer D 90%
VA U.S. House-3 Bobby Scott D 100%
NY U.S. House-15 José Serrano D 100%
CA U.S. House-30 Brad Sherman D 80%
NY U.S. House-25 Louise Slaughter D 100%
WA U.S. House-9 Adam Smith D 50%
MI U.S. Senate-Jr Debbie Stabenow D 100%
MS U.S. House-2 Bennie Thompson D 100%
CA U.S. House-5 Mike Thompson D 80%
MA U.S. House-6 John Tierney D 100%
CO U.S. Senate-Sr Mark Udall D 100%
NM U.S. Senate-Sr Tom Udall D 100%
NY U.S. House-7 Nydia Velázquez D 100%
IN U.S. House-1 Pete Visclosky D 90%
CA U.S. House-43 Maxine Waters D 100%
CA U.S. House-33 Henry Waxman D 100%
OR U.S. Senate-Sr Ron Wyden D 80%
MN Governor Mark Dayton DFL 100%
MN U.S. House-4 Betty McCollum DFL 100%
MN U.S. House-7 Collin Peterson DFL 70%
VT U.S. Senate-Jr Bernie Sanders I 90%
AL U.S. House-4 Robert Aderholt R 0%
AL U.S. House-6 Spencer Bachus R 0%
TX U.S. House-6 Joe Barton R 0%
MO U.S. Senate-Jr Roy Blunt R 0%
OH U.S. House-8 John Boehner R 0%
AR U.S. Senate-Jr John Boozman R 0%
TX U.S. House-8 Kevin Brady R 0%
KS Governor Sam Brownback R 0%
NC U.S. Senate-Sr Richard Burr R 0%
CA U.S. House-42 Ken Calvert R 0%
MI U.S. House-4 Dave Camp R 0%
WV U.S. House-2 Shelley Capito R 0%
OH U.S. House-1 Steve Chabot R 0%
GA U.S. Senate-Sr Saxby Chambliss R 0%
NC U.S. House-6 Howard Coble R 0%
MS U.S. Senate-Sr Thad Cochran R 0%
ME U.S. Senate-Sr Susan Collins R 10%
ID U.S. Senate-Sr Mike Crapo R 0%
FL U.S. House-4 Ander Crenshaw R 0%
TX U.S. House-7 John Culberson R 0%
GA Governor Nathan Deal R 0%
OH Attorney General Mike DeWine R 10%
TN U.S. House-2 John Duncan, Jr. R 0%
WY U.S. Senate-Sr Mike Enzi R 0%
AZ U.S. Senate-Jr Jeff Flake R 0%
VA U.S. House-4 Randy Forbes R 0%
NJ U.S. House-11 Rodney Frelinghuysen R 0%
VA U.S. House-6 Bob Goodlatte R 0%
SC U.S. Senate-Sr Lindsey Graham R 0%
TX U.S. House-12 Kay Granger R 0%
IA U.S. Senate-Sr Chuck Grassley R 0%
MO U.S. House-6 Sam Graves R 0%
NA U.S. Secretary of Defense Charles Hagel R 0%
TX U.S. House-4 Ralph Hall R 10%
WA U.S. House-4 Doc Hastings R 0%
UT U.S. Senate-Sr Orrin Hatch R 0%
OK U.S. Senate-Sr Jim Inhofe R 0%
GA U.S. Senate-Jr Johnny Isakson R 0%
CA U.S. House-49 Darrell Issa R 0%
TX U.S. House-3 Sam Johnson R 0%
NC U.S. House-3 Walter Jones, Jr. R 0%
NY U.S. House-2 Pete King R 0%
GA U.S. House-1 Jack Kingston R 0%
IL U.S. Senate-Jr Mark Kirk R 0%
IA U.S. House-3 Tom Latham R 0%
NJ U.S. House-2 Frank LoBiondo R 0%
OK U.S. House-3 Frank Lucas R 0%
AZ U.S. Senate-Sr John McCain III R 40%
KY U.S. Senate-Sr Mitch McConnell R 0%
CA U.S. House-25 Buck McKeon R 0%
FL U.S. House-7 John Mica R 0%
CA U.S. House-31 Gary Miller R 0%
FL U.S. House-1 Jefferson Miller R 0%
KS U.S. Senate-Jr Jerry Moran R 0%
ID Governor Butch Otter R 0%
IN Governor Mike Pence R 0%
WI U.S. House-6 Tom Petri R 0%
PA U.S. House-16 Joe Pitts R 0%
OH U.S. Senate-Jr Rob Portman R 0%
FL Commissioner of Agriculture and Consumer Services Adam Putnam R 0%
KS U.S. Senate-Sr Pat Roberts R 0%
KY U.S. House-5 Hal Rogers R 0%
MI U.S. House-8 Mike Rogers R 0%
CA U.S. House-48 Dana Rohrabacher R 0%
FL U.S. House-27 Ileana Ros-Lehtinen R 0%
CA U.S. House-39 Ed Royce R 0%
WI U.S. House-1 Paul Ryan R 0%
WI U.S. House-5 Jim Sensenbrenner, Jr. R 0%
AL U.S. Senate-Jr Jeff Sessions III R 0%
TX U.S. House-32 Pete Sessions R 0%
AL U.S. Senate-Sr Richard Shelby R 0%
IL U.S. House-15 John Shimkus R 0%
PA U.S. House-9 Bill Shuster R 0%
ID U.S. House-2 Mike Simpson R 0%
NJ U.S. House-4 Chris Smith R 0%
TX U.S. House-21 Lamar Smith R 0%
NE U.S. House-2 Lee Terry R 0%
TX U.S. House-13 Mac Thornberry R 0%
SD U.S. Senate-Jr John Thune R 0%
OH U.S. House-12 Pat Tiberi R 0%
PA U.S. Senate-Jr Pat Toomey R 0%
MI U.S. House-6 Fred Upton R 10%
LA U.S. Senate-Jr David Vitter R 0%
OR U.S. House-2 Greg Walden R 0%
KY U.S. House-1 Ed Whitfield R 0%
MS U.S. Senate-Jr Roger Wicker R 0%
VA U.S. House-10 Frank Wolf R 0%
AK U.S. House-At-Large Don Young R 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.