Rating Group: League of Conservation Voters

2010 Positions

Issues: Environment
State Office Name Party Rating
AK U.S. Senate-Sr Lisa Murkowski R 0%
AK U.S. House-At-Large Donald Young R 0%
AL U.S. House-3 Mike Rogers R 20%
AL U.S. House-4 Robert Aderholt R 0%
AL U.S. Senate-Sr Richard Shelby R 14%
AR U.S. Senate-Sr John Boozman R 10%
AZ U.S. House-3 Raul Grijalva D 80%
AZ U.S. House-8 Trent Franks R 0%
AZ U.S. Senate-Sr John McCain III R 14%
AZ U.S. Senate-Jr Jeff Flake R 0%
CA U.S. House-3 John Garamendi D 90%
CA U.S. House-4 Tom McClintock R 0%
CA U.S. House-5 Mike Thompson D 90%
CA U.S. House-6 Doris Matsui D 100%
CA U.S. House-9 Jerry McNerney D 100%
CA U.S. House-13 Barbara Lee D 90%
CA U.S. House-14 Jackie Speier D 90%
CA U.S. House-16 Jim Costa D 80%
CA U.S. House-18 Anna Eshoo D 90%
CA U.S. House-19 Zoe Lofgren D 70%
CA U.S. House-22 Devin Nunes R 0%
CA U.S. House-23 Kevin McCarthy R 0%
CA U.S. House-27 Judy Chu D 100%
CA U.S. House-28 Adam Schiff D 100%
CA U.S. House-30 Brad Sherman D 100%
CA U.S. House-32 Grace Napolitano D 90%
CA U.S. House-38 Linda Sánchez D 80%
CA U.S. House-39 Ed Royce R 0%
CA U.S. House-40 Lucille Roybal-Allard D 100%
CA U.S. House-42 Ken Calvert R 0%
CA U.S. House-43 Maxine Waters D 90%
CA U.S. House-48 Dana Rohrabacher R 0%
CA U.S. House-49 Darrell Issa R 0%
CA U.S. House-50 Duncan Hunter R 0%
CA U.S. House-53 Susan Davis D 100%
CA U.S. Senate-Sr Dianne Feinstein D 100%
CA Attorney General Xavier Becerra D 100%
CO U.S. House-1 Diana DeGette D 100%
CO U.S. House-2 Jared Polis D 100%
CO U.S. House-5 Doug Lamborn R 0%
CO U.S. House-6 Michael Coffman R 0%
CO U.S. House-7 Ed Perlmutter D 60%
CO U.S. Senate-Sr Michael Bennet D 43%
CT U.S. House-1 John Larson D 100%
CT U.S. House-2 Joe Courtney D 100%
CT U.S. House-3 Rosa DeLauro D 100%
CT U.S. House-4 Jim Himes D 80%
CT U.S. Senate-Jr Chris Murphy D 90%
DE U.S. Senate-Sr Tom Carper D 100%
DE U.S. Senate-Jr Chris Coons D 100%
FL U.S. House-8 Bill Posey R 20%
FL U.S. House-12 Gus Bilirakis R 30%
FL U.S. House-14 Kathy Castor D 100%
FL U.S. House-16 Vern Buchanan R 30%
FL U.S. House-17 Tom Rooney R 20%
FL U.S. House-20 Alcee Hastings, Sr. D 90%
FL U.S. House-22 Ted Deutch D 86%
FL U.S. House-23 Debbie Wasserman Schultz D 90%
FL U.S. House-25 Mario Diaz-Balart R 40%
FL U.S. House-27 Ileana Ros-Lehtinen R 50%
FL U.S. Senate-Sr Bill Nelson, Sr. D 86%
GA U.S. House-2 Sanford Bishop, Jr. D 90%
GA U.S. House-4 Hank Johnson, Jr. D 100%
GA U.S. House-5 John Lewis D 100%
GA U.S. House-13 David Scott D 100%
GA U.S. House-14 Tom Graves, Jr. R 0%
GA U.S. Senate-Sr Johnny Isakson R 0%
GA Governor Nathan Deal R 0%
HI U.S. Senate-Jr Mazie Hirono D 100%
IA U.S. House-2 Dave Loebsack D 90%
IA U.S. House-4 Steve King R 10%
IA U.S. Senate-Sr Chuck Grassley R 0%
ID U.S. House-2 Mike Simpson R 10%
ID U.S. Senate-Sr Mike Crapo R 14%
ID U.S. Senate-Jr James Risch R 14%
IL U.S. House-1 Bobby Rush D 80%
IL U.S. House-3 Daniel Lipinski D 100%
IL U.S. House-4 Luis Gutiérrez D 70%
IL U.S. House-5 Mike Quigley D 100%
IL U.S. House-6 Peter Roskam R 0%
IL U.S. House-7 Danny Davis D 90%
IL U.S. House-9 Jan Schakowsky D 100%
IL U.S. House-11 Bill Foster D 90%
IL U.S. House-15 John Shimkus R 10%
IL U.S. Senate-Sr Dick Durbin D 100%
IN U.S. House-1 Pete Visclosky D 100%
IN U.S. House-7 André Carson D 100%
IN U.S. Senate-Sr Joe Donnelly, Sr. D 70%
KS U.S. House-2 Lynn Jenkins R 0%
KS U.S. Senate-Sr Pat Roberts R 0%
KS U.S. Senate-Jr Jerry Moran R 0%
KS Governor Sam Brownback R 0%
KY U.S. House-2 Brett Guthrie R 0%
KY U.S. House-3 John Yarmuth D 90%
KY U.S. House-5 Hal Rogers R 0%
KY U.S. Senate-Sr Mitch McConnell R 0%
LA U.S. House-1 Steve Scalise R 20%
LA U.S. Senate-Sr Bill Cassidy R 40%
MA U.S. House-1 Richard Neal D 100%
MA U.S. House-2 Jim McGovern D 100%
MA U.S. House-3 Niki Tsongas D 100%
MA U.S. House-7 Mike Capuano D 100%
MA U.S. House-8 Stephen Lynch D 100%
MA U.S. Senate-Jr Ed Markey D 100%
MD U.S. House-2 Dutch Ruppersberger D 80%
MD U.S. House-3 John Sarbanes D 100%
MD U.S. House-5 Steny Hoyer D 100%
MD U.S. House-7 Elijah Cummings D 100%
MD U.S. Senate-Sr Ben Cardin D 100%
MD U.S. Senate-Jr Chris Van Hollen, Jr. D 100%
ME U.S. House-1 Chellie Pingree D 100%
ME U.S. Senate-Sr Susan Collins R 0%
MI U.S. House-6 Fred Upton R 0%
MI U.S. House-9 Sandy Levin D 100%
MI U.S. House-13 John Conyers, Jr. D 100%
MI U.S. Senate-Sr Debbie Stabenow D 100%
MI U.S. Senate-Jr Gary Peters D 100%
MN U.S. House-1 Tim Walz D 90%
MN U.S. House-3 Erik Paulsen R 40%
MN U.S. House-4 Betty McCollum D 100%
MN U.S. House-5 Keith Ellison D 90%
MN U.S. House-7 Collin Peterson D 80%
MN U.S. Senate-Sr Amy Klobuchar D 86%
MN U.S. Senate-Jr Al Franken D 86%
MO U.S. House-1 Lacy Clay, Jr. D 80%
MO U.S. House-3 Blaine Luetkemeyer R 0%
MO U.S. House-5 Emanuel Cleaver II D 100%
MO U.S. House-6 Sam Graves R 10%
MO U.S. Senate-Sr Claire McCaskill D 43%
MO U.S. Senate-Jr Roy Blunt R 0%
MS U.S. House-2 Bennie Thompson D 100%
MS U.S. House-3 Gregg Harper R 0%
MS U.S. Senate-Sr Thad Cochran R 0%
MS U.S. Senate-Jr Roger Wicker R 0%
MT U.S. Senate-Sr Jon Tester D 57%
NA Vice President Mike Pence R 0%
NA U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services Tom Price R 0%
NA U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions III R 14%
NC U.S. House-1 G.K. Butterfield, Jr. D 100%
NC U.S. House-3 Walter Jones, Jr. R 40%
NC U.S. House-4 David Price D 100%
NC U.S. House-5 Virginia Foxx R 0%
NC U.S. House-10 Patrick McHenry R 0%
NC U.S. Senate-Sr Richard Burr R 0%
NE U.S. House-1 Jeff Fortenberry R 30%
NE U.S. House-3 Adrian Smith R 20%
NH U.S. House-1 Carol Shea-Porter D 90%
NH U.S. Senate-Sr Jeanne Shaheen D 71%
NJ U.S. House-2 Frank LoBiondo R 40%
NJ U.S. House-4 Chris Smith R 50%
NJ U.S. House-6 Frank Pallone, Jr. D 100%
NJ U.S. House-7 Leonard Lance R 40%
NJ U.S. House-8 Albio Sires D 90%
NJ U.S. House-9 Bill Pascrell, Jr. D 100%
NJ U.S. House-11 Rodney Frelinghuysen R 20%
NJ U.S. Senate-Sr Bob Menendez D 100%
NM U.S. House-3 Ben Lujan, Jr. D 90%
NM U.S. Senate-Sr Tom Udall D 86%
NM U.S. Senate-Jr Martin Heinrich D 100%
NV U.S. House-1 Dina Titus D 90%
NV U.S. Senate-Sr Dean Heller R 10%
NY U.S. House-2 Pete King R 10%
NY U.S. House-5 Gregory Meeks D 100%
NY U.S. House-7 Nydia Velázquez D 100%
NY U.S. House-9 Yvette Clarke D 100%
NY U.S. House-10 Jerry Nadler D 100%
NY U.S. House-12 Carolyn Maloney D 90%
NY U.S. House-14 Joe Crowley D 100%
NY U.S. House-15 José Serrano D 100%
NY U.S. House-16 Eliot Engel D 100%
NY U.S. House-17 Nita Lowey D 100%
NY U.S. House-20 Paul Tonko D 100%
NY U.S. House-25 Louise Slaughter D 100%
NY U.S. House-26 Brian Higgins D 90%
NY U.S. Senate-Sr Chuck Schumer D 100%
NY U.S. Senate-Jr Kirsten Gillibrand D 100%
OH U.S. House-4 Jim Jordan R 0%
OH U.S. House-5 Bob Latta R 0%
OH U.S. House-9 Marcy Kaptur D 70%
OH U.S. House-10 Mike Turner R 10%
OH U.S. House-11 Marcia Fudge D 100%
OH U.S. House-12 Pat Tiberi R 20%
OH U.S. House-13 Tim Ryan D 100%
OH State House-59 John Boccieri D 90%
OH U.S. Senate-Sr Sherrod Brown D 100%
OK U.S. House-3 Frank Lucas R 30%
OK U.S. House-4 Tom Cole R 30%
OK U.S. Senate-Sr Jim Inhofe R 0%
OK Governor Mary Fallin R 10%
OR U.S. House-2 Greg Walden R 10%
OR U.S. House-3 Earl Blumenauer D 100%
OR U.S. House-4 Peter DeFazio D 90%
OR U.S. House-5 Kurt Schrader D 80%
OR U.S. Senate-Sr Ron Wyden D 86%
OR U.S. Senate-Jr Jeff Merkley D 100%
PA U.S. House-1 Bob Brady D 100%
PA U.S. House-5 G.T. Thompson, Jr. R 10%
PA U.S. House-9 Bill Shuster R 0%
PA U.S. House-14 Mike Doyle D 90%
PA U.S. House-15 Charlie Dent R 40%
PA U.S. House-18 Tim Murphy R 0%
PA U.S. Senate-Sr Bob Casey, Jr. D 86%
RI U.S. House-2 Jim Langevin D 100%
RI U.S. Senate-Sr Jack Reed D 100%
RI U.S. Senate-Jr Sheldon Whitehouse D 100%
SC U.S. House-2 Joe Wilson, Sr. R 10%
SC U.S. House-6 Jim Clyburn D 100%
SC U.S. Senate-Sr Lindsey Graham R 0%
SD U.S. Senate-Sr John Thune R 0%
TN U.S. House-1 Phil Roe R 0%
TN U.S. House-2 John Duncan, Jr. R 0%
TN U.S. House-5 Jim Cooper D 90%
TN U.S. House-7 Marsha Blackburn R 0%
TN U.S. House-9 Steve Cohen D 90%
TN U.S. Senate-Sr Lamar Alexander R 0%
TN U.S. Senate-Jr Robert Corker R 14%
TX U.S. House-1 Louie Gohmert R 10%
TX U.S. House-2 Ted Poe R 10%
TX U.S. House-3 Sam Johnson R 0%
TX U.S. House-5 Jeb Hensarling R 0%
TX U.S. House-6 Joe Barton R 10%
TX U.S. House-7 John Culberson R 0%
TX U.S. House-8 Kevin Brady R 10%
TX U.S. House-9 Al Green D 100%
TX U.S. House-10 Michael McCaul R 10%
TX U.S. House-11 Mike Conaway R 0%
TX U.S. House-12 Kay Granger R 20%
TX U.S. House-13 Mac Thornberry R 0%
TX U.S. House-18 Sheila Jackson Lee D 80%
TX U.S. House-21 Lamar Smith R 10%
TX U.S. House-22 Pete Olson R 0%
TX U.S. House-24 Kenny Marchant R 0%
TX U.S. House-26 Michael Burgess R 0%
TX U.S. House-28 Henry Cuellar D 70%
TX U.S. House-29 Gene Green D 60%
TX U.S. House-30 Eddie Johnson D 90%
TX U.S. House-31 John Carter R 10%
TX U.S. House-32 Pete Sessions R 10%
TX U.S. House-35 Lloyd Doggett II D 100%
TX U.S. Senate-Sr John Cornyn R 0%
UT U.S. House-1 Rob Bishop R 10%
UT U.S. Senate-Sr Orrin Hatch R 0%
VA U.S. House-1 Rob Wittman R 40%
VA U.S. House-3 Bobby Scott D 100%
VA U.S. House-6 Bob Goodlatte R 0%
VA U.S. House-11 Gerry Connolly D 90%
VA U.S. Senate-Sr Mark Warner D 86%
VT U.S. Senate-Sr Patrick Leahy D 100%
VT U.S. Senate-Jr Bernie Sanders I 100%
VT U.S. House-At-Large Peter Welch D 100%
WA U.S. House-2 Rick Larsen D 100%
WA U.S. House-5 Cathy McMorris Rodgers R 10%
WA U.S. House-8 Dave Reichert R 70%
WA U.S. House-9 Adam Smith D 90%
WA U.S. Senate-Sr Patty Murray D 86%
WA U.S. Senate-Jr Maria Cantwell D 86%
WA Governor Jay Inslee D 100%
WI U.S. House-1 Paul Ryan R 20%
WI U.S. House-3 Ron Kind D 90%
WI U.S. House-4 Gwen Moore D 100%
WI U.S. House-5 Jim Sensenbrenner, Jr. R 0%
WI U.S. Senate-Jr Tammy Baldwin D 90%
WV U.S. Senate-Sr Joe Manchin III D 0%
WV U.S. Senate-Jr Shelley Capito R 40%
WY U.S. Senate-Sr Mike Enzi R 14%
WY U.S. Senate-Jr John Barrasso R 14%
Gary Ackerman 60%
John Adler 90%
Daniel Akaka, Sr. 86%
Todd Akin 0%
Rodney Alexander 20%
Jason Altmire 80%
Rob Andrews 100%
Michael Arcuri 100%
Steve Austria 10%
Joe Baca, Sr. 80%
Michele Bachmann 10%
Spencer Bachus 20%
Kay Bailey Hutchison 0%
Brian Baird 100%
J. Gresham Barrett 10%
John Barrow 90%
Roscoe Bartlett 10%
Max Baucus 43%
Evan Bayh 14%
Melissa Bean 80%
Mark Begich 71%
Bob Bennett 0%
Shelley Berkley 90%
Howard Berman 90%
Marion Berry 50%
Judy Biggert 50%
Brian Bilbray 30%
Jeff Bingaman 71%
Tim Bishop 100%
John Boehner 0%
Kit Bond 0%
Jo Bonner, Jr. 20%
Mary Bono Mack 30%
Dan Boren 60%
Leonard Boswell 80%
Rick Boucher 60%
Charles Boustany, Jr. 20%
Barbara Boxer 100%
Allen Boyd, Jr. 70%
Bruce Braley 100%
Bobby Bright 40%
Paul Broun 0%
Corrine Brown 100%
Henry Brown, Jr. 0%
Scott Brown 0%
Ginny Brown-Waite 10%
Jim Bunning 14%
Roland Burris 100%
Dan Burton 0%
Steve Buyer 0%
Robert Byrd 60%
Dave Camp 0%
John Campbell III 0%
Eric Cantor 0%
Joseph Cao 50%
Lois Capps 100%
Dennis Cardoza 100%
Russ Carnahan 90%
Christopher Carney 70%
Mike Castle 70%
Jason Chaffetz 10%
Saxby Chambliss 0%
Ben Chandler III 100%
Travis Childers 70%
Howard Coble 0%
Thomas Coburn 14%
Kent Conrad 57%
Jerry Costello 60%
Ander Crenshaw 60%
Mark Critz 67%
Kathy Dahlkemper 100%
Artur Davis 70%
Geoff Davis 0%
Lincoln Davis 60%
Bill Delahunt 60%
James DeMint 14%
Lincoln Diaz-Balart 40%
Norm Dicks 100%
John Dingell 90%
Charles Djou 83%
Chris Dodd 71%
Byron Dorgan 57%
David Dreier 20%
Steve Driehaus 100%
Donna Edwards 90%
Chet Edwards 70%
Vern Ehlers 70%
Brad Ellsworth 50%
Jo Ann Emerson 0%
John Ensign 14%
Bob Etheridge 90%
Sam Farr 100%
Chaka Fattah, Sr. 100%
Russ Feingold 100%
Bob Filner 90%
John Fleming, Jr. 20%
Randy Forbes 0%
Barney Frank 80%
Elton Gallegly 0%
Scott Garrett 0%
Jim Gerlach 30%
Gabrielle Giffords 80%
Phil Gingrey 0%
Charlie Gonzalez 80%
Carte Goodwin 100%
Bart Gordon 100%
Alan Grayson 100%
Judd Gregg 14%
Parker Griffith, Jr. 10%
Kay Hagan 43%
John Hall 100%
Ralph Hall 10%
Debbie Halvorson 90%
Phil Hare 90%
Tom Harkin 86%
Jane Harman 90%
Doc Hastings 10%
Wally Herger, Jr. 0%
Stephanie Herseth Sandlin 70%
Baron Hill 90%
Maurice Hinchey 100%
Rubén Hinojosa, Sr. 80%
Paul Hodes 90%
Pete Hoekstra 0%
Thomas Holden 70%
Rush Holt, Jr. 100%
Mike Honda 100%
Bob Inglis, Sr. 10%
Daniel Inouye 86%
Steve Israel 100%
Jesse Jackson, Jr. 100%
Mike Johanns 0%
Timothy Johnson 71%
Tim Johnson 80%
Steve Kagen 70%
Paul Kanjorski 90%
Ted Kaufman 100%
Patrick Kennedy 80%
John Kerry 86%
Dale Kildee 100%
Carolyn Kilpatrick 60%
Mary Jo Kilroy 100%
Jack Kingston 0%
Mark Kirk 70%
Paul Kirk, Jr. 0%
Ann Kirkpatrick 50%
Larry Kissell 100%
Ron Klein 90%
John Kline 20%
Herb Kohl 71%
Suzanne Kosmas 90%
Frank Kratovil, Jr. 100%
Dennis Kucinich 100%
Jon Kyl 14%
Mary Landrieu 29%
Tom Latham 30%
Steve LaTourette 40%
Frank Lautenberg 100%
Chris Lee 10%
George LeMieux 14%
Carl Levin 100%
Jerry Lewis 0%
Joe Lieberman 57%
Blanche Lincoln 0%
John Linder 0%
Dick Lugar 0%
Cynthia Lummis 10%
Dan Lungren 0%
Connie Mack IV 20%
Dan Maffei 90%
Don Manzullo 10%
Betsy Markey 100%
Jim Marshall 50%
Jim Matheson 90%
Carolyn McCarthy 100%
Thaddeus McCotter 10%
Jim McDermott 100%
Mike McIntyre 90%
Buck McKeon 0%
Michael McMahon 90%
Kendrick Meek, Sr. 80%
Charlie Melancon, Sr. 90%
John Mica 10%
Mike Michaud 100%
Barbara Mikulski 100%
Candice Miller 0%
Gary Miller 0%
George Miller 100%
Jeff Miller 10%
Brad Miller 100%
Walt Minnick 100%
Harry Mitchell 60%
Alan Mollohan 70%
Dennis Moore 100%
Jim Moran, Jr. 100%
Patrick Murphy 70%
Scott Murphy 80%
Sue Myrick 0%
Ben Nelson 0%
Randy Neugebauer 0%
Glenn Nye III 90%
Jim Oberstar 100%
Dave Obey 80%
John Olver 100%
Solomon Ortiz, Sr. 60%
Bill Owens 60%
Ed Pastor 100%
Ron Paul 0%
Donald Payne 100%
Tom Perriello 90%
Tom Petri 20%
Joe Pitts 10%
Todd Platts 20%
Earl Pomeroy 60%
Mark Pryor 14%
Adam Putnam 30%
George Radanovich 10%
Nick Rahall II 80%
Charlie Rangel 100%
Denny Rehberg 10%
Harry Reid 100%
Silvestre Reyes 70%
Laura Richardson 90%
Jay Rockefeller IV 43%
Ciro Rodriguez 70%
Mike Rogers 20%
Mike Ross 70%
Steve Rothman 100%
John Salazar 60%
Loretta Sanchez 100%
Mark Schauer 90%
Jean Schmidt 0%
Aaron Schock 10%
Allyson Schwartz 100%
Joe Sestak, Jr. 100%
John Shadegg 0%
Heath Shuler 90%
Ike Skelton 50%
Olympia Snowe 0%
Vic Snyder 100%
Mark Souder 0%
Zack Space 60%
Arlen Specter 86%
John Spratt, Jr. 90%
Pete Stark 80%
Cliff Stearns 0%
Bart Stupak 100%
John Sullivan 0%
Betty Sutton 100%
John Tanner 60%
Gene Taylor 70%
Harry Teague 80%
Lee Terry 10%
Todd Tiahrt 0%
John Tierney 90%
Ed Towns 90%
Mark Udall 57%
David Vitter 0%
George Voinovich 29%
Zach Wamp 10%
Diane Watson 70%
Mel Watt 100%
Henry Waxman 90%
Jim Webb, Jr. 57%
Anthony Weiner 90%
Lynn Westmoreland 0%
Ed Whitfield 30%
Charlie Wilson, Jr. 70%
Frank Wolf 10%
Lynn Woolsey 100%
David Wu 100%
Bill Young 10%

How to Interpret these Evaluations

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