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Special Interest Groups

Rating Group: International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers

2003-2004 Positions

Issues: Labor Unions
State Office District Name Party Rating
AK U.S. Senate Sr Lisa Murkowski Republican 36%
AK U.S. House At-Large Donald Young Republican 36%
AL U.S. Senate Sr Richard Shelby Republican 21%
AL U.S. House 3 Mike Rogers Republican 25%
AL U.S. House 4 Robert Aderholt Republican 33%
AR U.S. Senate Sr John Boozman Republican 17%
AZ U.S. Senate Sr John McCain III Republican 29%
AZ U.S. Senate Jr Jeff Flake Republican 25%
AZ U.S. House 3 Raul Grijalva Democratic 100%
AZ U.S. House 8 Trent Franks Republican 17%
CA U.S. Senate Sr Dianne Feinstein Democratic 92%
CA U.S. House 5 Mike Thompson Democratic 83%
CA U.S. House 12 Nancy Pelosi Democratic 83%
CA U.S. House 13 Barbara Lee Democratic 100%
CA U.S. House 18 Anna Eshoo Democratic 83%
CA U.S. House 19 Zoe Lofgren Democratic 75%
CA U.S. House 22 Devin Nunes Republican 17%
CA U.S. House 28 Adam Schiff Democratic 83%
CA U.S. House 30 Brad Sherman Democratic 100%
CA U.S. House 32 Grace Napolitano Democratic 100%
CA U.S. House 38 Linda Sánchez Democratic 100%
CA U.S. House 39 Ed Royce Republican 25%
CA U.S. House 40 Lucille Roybal-Allard Democratic 100%
CA U.S. House 42 Ken Calvert Republican 18%
CA U.S. House 43 Maxine Waters Democratic 91%
CA U.S. House 48 Dana Rohrabacher Republican 33%
CA U.S. House 49 Darrell Issa Republican 8%
CA U.S. House 53 Susan Davis Democratic 75%
CA Attorney General Xavier Becerra Democratic 83%
CA Supervisor 1 Hilda Solis 100%
CO U.S. House 1 Diana DeGette Democratic 73%
CT U.S. House 1 John Larson Democratic 100%
CT U.S. House 3 Rosa DeLauro Democratic 92%
DE U.S. Senate Sr Tom Carper Democratic 79%
FL U.S. Senate Sr Bill Nelson, Sr. Democratic 79%
FL U.S. House 20 Alcee Hastings, Sr. Democratic 100%
FL U.S. House 25 Mario Diaz-Balart Republican 17%
FL U.S. House 27 Ileana Ros-Lehtinen Republican 25%
GA U.S. Senate Sr Johnny Isakson Republican 17%
GA U.S. House 2 Sanford Bishop, Jr. Democratic 92%
GA U.S. House 5 John Lewis Democratic 92%
GA U.S. House 13 David Scott Democratic 75%
GA Governor Nathan Deal Republican 27%
IA U.S. Senate Sr Chuck Grassley Republican 7%
IA U.S. House 4 Steve King Republican 17%
ID U.S. Senate Sr Mike Crapo Republican 21%
ID U.S. House 2 Mike Simpson Republican 25%
ID Governor Butch Otter Republican 25%
IL U.S. Senate Sr Dick Durbin Democratic 71%
IL U.S. House 1 Bobby Rush Democratic 92%
IL U.S. House 4 Luis Gutiérrez Democratic 100%
IL U.S. House 7 Danny Davis Democratic 92%
IL U.S. House 9 Jan Schakowsky Democratic 100%
IL U.S. House 15 John Shimkus Republican 17%
IL Mayor At-Large Rahm Emanuel Democratic 83%
IN U.S. House 1 Pete Visclosky Democratic 92%
KS U.S. Senate Sr Pat Roberts Republican 7%
KS U.S. Senate Jr Jerry Moran Republican 33%
KS Governor Sam Brownback Republican 14%
KY U.S. Senate Sr Mitch McConnell Republican 7%
KY U.S. House 5 Hal Rogers Republican 17%
MA U.S. Senate Jr Ed Markey Democratic 100%
MA U.S. House 1 Richard Neal Democratic 82%
MA U.S. House 2 Jim McGovern Democratic 100%
MA U.S. House 7 Mike Capuano Democratic 92%
MA U.S. House 8 Stephen Lynch Democratic 100%
MD U.S. Senate Sr Ben Cardin Democratic 83%
MD U.S. Senate Jr Chris Van Hollen, Jr. Democratic 83%
MD U.S. House 2 Dutch Ruppersberger Democratic 100%
MD U.S. House 5 Steny Hoyer Democratic 83%
MD U.S. House 7 Elijah Cummings Democratic 100%
ME U.S. Senate Sr Susan Collins Republican 21%
MI U.S. Senate Sr Debbie Stabenow Democratic 79%
MI U.S. House 6 Fred Upton Republican 50%
MI U.S. House 9 Sandy Levin Democratic 83%
MI U.S. House 13 John Conyers, Jr. Democratic 100%
MN U.S. House 4 Betty McCollum Democratic 92%
MN U.S. House 7 Collin Peterson Democratic 92%
MN Governor Mark Dayton Democratic/Farmer/Labor 79%
MO U.S. Senate Jr Roy Blunt Republican 8%
MO U.S. House 1 Lacy Clay, Jr. Democratic 100%
MO U.S. House 6 Sam Graves Republican 25%
MS U.S. Senate Sr Thad Cochran Republican 7%
MS U.S. Senate Jr Roger Wicker Republican 17%
MS U.S. House 2 Bennie Thompson Democratic 92%
NA Vice President Mike Pence Republican 25%
NA U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions III Republican 7%
NC U.S. Senate Sr Richard Burr Republican 25%
NC U.S. House 1 G.K. Butterfield, Jr. Democratic 100%
NC U.S. House 3 Walter Jones, Jr. Republican 64%
NC U.S. House 4 David Price Democratic 83%
NH State Senate 3 Jeb Bradley Republican 17%
NJ U.S. Senate Sr Bob Menendez Democratic 92%
NJ U.S. House 2 Frank LoBiondo Republican 75%
NJ U.S. House 4 Chris Smith Republican 42%
NJ U.S. House 6 Frank Pallone, Jr. Democratic 100%
NJ U.S. House 9 Bill Pascrell, Jr. Democratic 100%
NJ U.S. House 11 Rodney Frelinghuysen Republican 25%
NM U.S. Senate Sr Tom Udall Democratic 100%
NM U.S. House 2 Steve Pearce Republican 17%
NY U.S. Senate Sr Chuck Schumer Democratic 79%
NY U.S. House 2 Pete King Republican 50%
NY U.S. House 5 Gregory Meeks Democratic 67%
NY U.S. House 7 Nydia Velázquez Democratic 100%
NY U.S. House 10 Jerry Nadler Democratic 100%
NY U.S. House 12 Carolyn Maloney Democratic 83%
NY U.S. House 14 Joe Crowley Democratic 75%
NY U.S. House 15 José Serrano Democratic 91%
NY U.S. House 16 Eliot Engel Democratic 100%
NY U.S. House 17 Nita Lowey Democratic 83%
NY U.S. House 25 Louise Slaughter Democratic 100%
OH U.S. Senate Sr Sherrod Brown Democratic 100%
OH U.S. Senate Jr Rob Portman Republican 17%
OH U.S. House 1 Steve Chabot Republican 17%
OH U.S. House 9 Marcy Kaptur Democratic 100%
OH U.S. House 10 Mike Turner Republican 33%
OH U.S. House 12 Pat Tiberi Republican 17%
OH U.S. House 13 Tim Ryan Democratic 100%
OH Attorney General Mike DeWine Republican 14%
OK U.S. Senate Sr Jim Inhofe Republican 7%
OK U.S. House 3 Frank Lucas Republican 20%
OK U.S. House 4 Tom Cole Republican 25%
OR U.S. Senate Sr Ron Wyden Democratic 93%
OR U.S. House 2 Greg Walden Republican 25%
OR U.S. House 3 Earl Blumenauer Democratic 75%
OR U.S. House 4 Peter DeFazio Democratic 100%
PA U.S. House 1 Bob Brady Democratic 100%
PA U.S. House 9 Bill Shuster Republican 18%
PA U.S. House 14 Mike Doyle Democratic 92%
RI U.S. Senate Sr Jack Reed Democratic 93%
RI U.S. House 2 Jim Langevin Democratic 100%
SC U.S. Senate Sr Lindsey Graham Republican 29%
SC U.S. House 2 Joe Wilson, Sr. Republican 33%
SC U.S. House 6 Jim Clyburn Democratic 91%
TN U.S. Senate Sr Lamar Alexander Republican 7%
TN U.S. House 2 John Duncan, Jr. Republican 42%
TN U.S. House 5 Jim Cooper Democratic 75%
TN U.S. House 7 Marsha Blackburn Republican 25%
TX U.S. Senate Sr John Cornyn Republican 14%
TX U.S. House 3 Sam Johnson Republican 18%
TX U.S. House 5 Jeb Hensarling Republican 8%
TX U.S. House 6 Joe Barton Republican 17%
TX U.S. House 7 John Culberson Republican 27%
TX U.S. House 8 Kevin Brady Republican 17%
TX U.S. House 12 Kay Granger Republican 18%
TX U.S. House 13 Mac Thornberry Republican 17%
TX U.S. House 18 Sheila Jackson Lee Democratic 100%
TX U.S. House 21 Lamar Smith Republican 17%
TX U.S. House 26 Michael Burgess Republican 25%
TX U.S. House 29 Gene Green Democratic 92%
TX U.S. House 30 Eddie Johnson Democratic 100%
TX U.S. House 31 John Carter Republican 17%
TX U.S. House 32 Pete Sessions Republican 17%
TX U.S. House 35 Lloyd Doggett II Democratic 92%
UT U.S. Senate Sr Orrin Hatch Republican 7%
UT U.S. House 1 Rob Bishop Republican 11%
VA U.S. House 3 Bobby Scott Democratic 92%
VA U.S. House 6 Bob Goodlatte Republican 25%
VT U.S. Senate Sr Patrick Leahy Democratic 79%
VT U.S. Senate Jr Bernie Sanders Independent 100%
WA U.S. Senate Sr Patty Murray Democratic 79%
WA U.S. Senate Jr Maria Cantwell Democratic 79%
WA U.S. House 2 Rick Larsen Democratic 83%
WA U.S. House 9 Adam Smith Democratic 82%
WA Governor Jay Inslee Democratic 83%
WI U.S. Senate Jr Tammy Baldwin Democratic 100%
WI U.S. House 1 Paul Ryan Republican 17%
WI U.S. House 3 Ron Kind Democratic 82%
WI U.S. House 5 Jim Sensenbrenner, Jr. Republican 25%
WV U.S. Senate Jr Shelley Capito Republican 42%
WY U.S. Senate Sr Mike Enzi Republican 7%
Neil Abercrombie 100%
Gary Ackerman 100%
Daniel Akaka, Sr. 93%
Todd Akin 36%
Rodney Alexander 75%
Wayne Allard 8%
George Allen 0%
Thomas Allen 100%
Rob Andrews 100%
Joe Baca, Sr. 100%
Spencer Bachus 0%
Kay Bailey Hutchison 14%
Brian Baird 92%
Richard Hugh Baker 17%
J. Gresham Barrett 42%
Roscoe Bartlett 17%
Charlie Bass 17%
Max Baucus 71%
Evan Bayh 71%
Bob Beauprez 17%
Bob Bennett 7%
Shelley Berkley 100%
Howard Berman 82%
Marion Berry 92%
Joe Biden, Jr. 93%
Judy Biggert 17%
Michael Bilirakis 25%
Jeff Bingaman 79%
Tim Bishop 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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