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Special Interest Groups

Rating Group: National Farmers Union

2001-2002 Positions

State Office District Name Party Rating
AK U.S. House At-Large Donald Young Republican 43%
AL U.S. Senate Sr Richard Shelby Republican 50%
AL U.S. Senate Jr Jeff Sessions III Republican 50%
AL U.S. House 4 Robert Aderholt Republican 40%
AZ U.S. Senate Sr John McCain III Republican 25%
AZ U.S. Senate Jr Jeff Flake Republican 30%
CA U.S. Senate Sr Dianne Feinstein Democratic 60%
CA U.S. House 5 Mike Thompson Democratic 80%
CA U.S. House 12 Nancy Pelosi Democratic 90%
CA U.S. House 13 Barbara Lee Democratic 80%
CA U.S. House 18 Anna Eshoo Democratic 80%
CA U.S. House 19 Zoe Lofgren Democratic 80%
CA U.S. House 28 Adam Schiff Democratic 70%
CA U.S. House 30 Brad Sherman Democratic 80%
CA U.S. House 32 Grace Napolitano Democratic 90%
CA U.S. House 34 Xavier Becerra Democratic 67%
CA U.S. House 39 Ed Royce Republican 30%
CA U.S. House 40 Lucille Roybal-Allard Democratic 100%
CA U.S. House 42 Ken Calvert Republican 20%
CA U.S. House 43 Maxine Waters Democratic 70%
CA U.S. House 48 Dana Rohrabacher Republican 30%
CA U.S. House 49 Darrell Issa Republican 25%
CA U.S. House 53 Susan Davis Democratic 60%
CA Supervisor 1 Hilda Solis 90%
CO U.S. House 1 Diana DeGette Democratic 89%
CO Commissioner 2 Scott McInnis 30%
CT U.S. House 1 John Larson Democratic 80%
CT U.S. House 3 Rosa DeLauro Democratic 90%
DE U.S. Senate Sr Tom Carper Democratic 60%
FL U.S. Senate Sr Bill Nelson, Sr. Democratic 60%
FL U.S. House 20 Alcee Hastings, Sr. Democratic 80%
FL U.S. House 27 Ileana Ros-Lehtinen Republican 12%
GA U.S. Senate Sr Johnny Isakson Republican 40%
GA U.S. House 2 Sanford Bishop, Jr. Democratic 70%
GA U.S. House 5 John Lewis Democratic 100%
GA Governor Nathan Deal Republican 30%
IA U.S. Senate Sr Chuck Grassley Republican 50%
ID U.S. Senate Sr Mike Crapo Republican 50%
ID U.S. House 2 Mike Simpson Republican 30%
ID Governor Butch Otter Republican 25%
IL U.S. Senate Sr Dick Durbin Democratic 100%
IL U.S. House 1 Bobby Rush Democratic 100%
IL U.S. House 4 Luis Gutiérrez Democratic 80%
IL U.S. House 7 Danny Davis Democratic 90%
IL U.S. House 9 Jan Schakowsky Democratic 90%
IL U.S. House 15 John Shimkus Republican 40%
IN U.S. House 1 Pete Visclosky Democratic 75%
KS U.S. Senate Sr Pat Roberts Republican 40%
KS U.S. Senate Jr Jerry Moran Republican 40%
KS Governor Sam Brownback Republican 40%
KY U.S. Senate Sr Mitch McConnell Republican 40%
KY U.S. House 5 Hal Rogers Republican 50%
MA U.S. Senate Jr Ed Markey Democratic 80%
MA U.S. House 1 Richard Neal Democratic 100%
MA U.S. House 2 Jim McGovern Democratic 90%
MA U.S. House 7 Mike Capuano Democratic 90%
MD U.S. Senate Sr Ben Cardin Democratic 90%
MD U.S. House 5 Steny Hoyer Democratic 80%
MD U.S. House 7 Elijah Cummings Democratic 90%
ME U.S. Senate Sr Susan Collins Republican 70%
MI U.S. Senate Sr Debbie Stabenow Democratic 100%
MI U.S. House 6 Fred Upton Republican 50%
MI U.S. House 9 Sandy Levin Democratic 80%
MI U.S. House 13 John Conyers, Jr. Democratic 89%
MN U.S. House 4 Betty McCollum Democratic 80%
MN U.S. House 7 Collin Peterson Democratic 70%
MN Governor Mark Dayton Democratic/Farmer/Labor 100%
MO U.S. Senate Jr Roy Blunt Republican 22%
MO U.S. House 1 Lacy Clay, Jr. Democratic 80%
MO U.S. House 6 Sam Graves Republican 30%
MS U.S. Senate Sr Thad Cochran Republican 40%
MS U.S. Senate Jr Roger Wicker Republican 30%
MS U.S. House 2 Bennie Thompson Democratic 70%
NA Vice President Mike Pence Republican 20%
NA U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry Democratic 90%
NC U.S. Senate Sr Richard Burr Republican 20%
NC U.S. House 3 Walter Jones, Jr. Republican 60%
NC U.S. House 4 David Price Democratic 70%
NJ U.S. Senate Sr Bob Menendez Democratic 80%
NJ U.S. House 2 Frank LoBiondo Republican 60%
NJ U.S. House 4 Chris Smith Republican 60%
NJ U.S. House 6 Frank Pallone, Jr. Democratic 70%
NJ U.S. House 9 Bill Pascrell, Jr. Democratic 90%
NJ U.S. House 11 Rodney Frelinghuysen Republican 40%
NM U.S. Senate Sr Tom Udall Democratic 90%
NY U.S. Senate Sr Chuck Schumer Democratic 80%
NY U.S. House 2 Pete King Republican 40%
NY U.S. House 5 Gregory Meeks Democratic 90%
NY U.S. House 7 Nydia Velázquez Democratic 90%
NY U.S. House 10 Jerry Nadler Democratic 100%
NY U.S. House 12 Carolyn Maloney Democratic 100%
NY U.S. House 14 Joe Crowley Democratic 80%
NY U.S. House 15 José Serrano Democratic 86%
NY U.S. House 16 Eliot Engel Democratic 88%
NY U.S. House 17 Nita Lowey Democratic 100%
NY U.S. House 25 Louise Slaughter Democratic 100%
OH U.S. Senate Sr Sherrod Brown Democratic 80%
OH U.S. Senate Jr Rob Portman Republican 30%
OH U.S. House 1 Steve Chabot Republican 30%
OH U.S. House 9 Marcy Kaptur Democratic 100%
OH U.S. House 12 Pat Tiberi Republican 30%
OH Attorney General Mike DeWine Republican 40%
OK U.S. Senate Sr Jim Inhofe Republican 40%
OK U.S. House 3 Frank Lucas Republican 20%
OR U.S. Senate Sr Ron Wyden Democratic 80%
OR U.S. House 2 Greg Walden Republican 40%
OR U.S. House 3 Earl Blumenauer Democratic 70%
OR U.S. House 4 Peter DeFazio Democratic 80%
PA U.S. Senate Jr Pat Toomey Republican 40%
PA U.S. House 1 Bob Brady Democratic 100%
PA U.S. House 9 Bill Shuster Republican 22%
PA U.S. House 14 Mike Doyle Democratic 80%
RI U.S. Senate Sr Jack Reed Democratic 70%
RI U.S. House 2 Jim Langevin Democratic 90%
SC U.S. Senate Sr Lindsey Graham Republican 50%
SC U.S. House 6 Jim Clyburn Democratic 80%
TN U.S. House 2 John Duncan, Jr. Republican 60%
TX U.S. House 3 Sam Johnson Republican 10%
TX U.S. House 6 Joe Barton Republican 30%
TX U.S. House 7 John Culberson Republican 10%
TX U.S. House 8 Kevin Brady Republican 20%
TX U.S. House 12 Kay Granger Republican 20%
TX U.S. House 13 Mac Thornberry Republican 30%
TX U.S. House 18 Sheila Jackson Lee Democratic 90%
TX U.S. House 21 Lamar Smith Republican 30%
TX U.S. House 29 Gene Green Democratic 80%
TX U.S. House 30 Eddie Johnson Democratic 80%
TX U.S. House 32 Pete Sessions Republican 20%
TX U.S. House 35 Lloyd Doggett II Democratic 60%
UT U.S. Senate Sr Orrin Hatch Republican 40%
VA U.S. House 3 Bobby Scott Democratic 80%
VA U.S. House 6 Bob Goodlatte Republican 20%
VT U.S. Senate Sr Patrick Leahy Democratic 90%
VT U.S. Senate Jr Bernie Sanders Independent 100%
WA U.S. Senate Sr Patty Murray Democratic 78%
WA U.S. Senate Jr Maria Cantwell Democratic 90%
WA U.S. House 2 Rick Larsen Democratic 60%
WA U.S. House 9 Adam Smith Democratic 38%
WA Governor Jay Inslee Democratic 90%
WI U.S. Senate Jr Tammy Baldwin Democratic 80%
WI U.S. House 1 Paul Ryan Republican 30%
WI U.S. House 3 Ron Kind Democratic 70%
WI U.S. House 5 Jim Sensenbrenner, Jr. Republican 40%
WV U.S. Senate Jr Shelley Capito Republican 60%
WY U.S. Senate Sr Mike Enzi Republican 50%
Neil Abercrombie 80%
Gary Ackerman 67%
Daniel Akaka, Sr. 75%
Todd Akin 20%
Wayne Allard 50%
George Allen 20%
Thomas Allen 80%
Rob Andrews 60%
Joe Baca, Sr. 80%
Spencer Bachus 30%
Kay Bailey Hutchison 20%
Brian Baird 80%
Richard Hugh Baker 30%
Cass Ballenger 20%
Roscoe Bartlett 80%
Charlie Bass 40%
Max Baucus 80%
Evan Bayh 70%
Bob Bennett 40%
Douglas Bereuter 60%
Shelley Berkley 60%
Howard Berman 70%
Marion Berry 70%
Joe Biden, Jr. 90%
Judy Biggert 30%
Michael Bilirakis 30%
Jeff Bingaman 60%
Sherwood Boehlert 50%
John Boehner 10%
Kit Bond 40%
Henry Bonilla 20%
Mary Bono Mack 40%
Leonard Boswell 80%
Rick Boucher 70%
Barbara Boxer 80%
Allen Boyd, Jr. 80%
John Breaux 70%
Corrine Brown 80%
Henry Brown, Jr. 40%
Jim Bunning 40%
Conrad Burns 60%
Dan Burton 14%
Steve Buyer 40%
Robert Byrd 100%
Dave Camp 40%
Ben Campbell 60%
Chris Cannon 11%
Eric Cantor 20%
Lois Capps 80%
Brad Carson 70%
Julia Carson 80%
Mike Castle 40%
Lincoln Chafee 70%
Saxby Chambliss 30%
Hillary Clinton 90%

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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