Rating Group: National Farmers Union

2009-2010 Positions

State Office Name Party Rating
NA Vice President Mike Pence R 0%
AK U.S. Senate-Sr Lisa Murkowski R 0%
AL U.S. Senate-Sr Richard Shelby R 0%
AR U.S. Senate-Sr John Boozman R 0%
AZ U.S. Senate-Sr John McCain III R 0%
AZ U.S. Senate-Jr Jeff Flake R 0%
CA U.S. Senate-Sr Dianne Feinstein D 100%
CO U.S. Senate-Sr Michael Bennet D 100%
CT U.S. Senate-Jr Chris Murphy D 88%
DE U.S. Senate-Sr Tom Carper D 100%
FL U.S. Senate-Sr Bill Nelson, Sr. D 100%
GA U.S. Senate-Sr Johnny Isakson R 0%
HI U.S. Senate-Jr Mazie Hirono D 100%
IA U.S. Senate-Sr Chuck Grassley R 17%
ID U.S. Senate-Sr Mike Crapo R 0%
ID U.S. Senate-Jr James Risch R 0%
IL U.S. Senate-Sr Dick Durbin D 100%
IN U.S. Senate-Sr Joe Donnelly, Sr. D 88%
KS U.S. Senate-Sr Pat Roberts R 0%
KS U.S. Senate-Jr Jerry Moran R 0%
KY U.S. Senate-Sr Mitch McConnell R 0%
LA U.S. Senate-Sr Bill Cassidy R 0%
MA U.S. Senate-Jr Ed Markey 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. Senate-Sr Susan Collins R 50%
MI U.S. Senate-Sr Debbie Stabenow D 100%
MI U.S. Senate-Jr Gary Peters D 100%
MN U.S. Senate-Sr Amy Klobuchar D 100%
MN U.S. Senate-Jr Al Franken D 100%
MO U.S. Senate-Sr Claire McCaskill D 100%
MO U.S. Senate-Jr Roy Blunt 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 100%
NC U.S. Senate-Sr Richard Burr R 0%
NH U.S. Senate-Sr Jeanne Shaheen D 100%
NJ U.S. Senate-Sr Bob Menendez D 100%
NM U.S. Senate-Sr Tom Udall D 100%
NM U.S. Senate-Jr Martin Heinrich D 100%
NV U.S. Senate-Sr Dean Heller R 0%
NY U.S. Senate-Sr Chuck Schumer D 100%
NY U.S. Senate-Jr Kirsten Gillibrand D 100%
OH U.S. Senate-Sr Sherrod Brown D 100%
OK U.S. Senate-Sr Jim Inhofe R 0%
OR U.S. Senate-Sr Ron Wyden D 100%
OR U.S. Senate-Jr Jeff Merkley D 100%
PA U.S. Senate-Sr Bob Casey, Jr. D 100%
RI U.S. Senate-Sr Jack Reed D 100%
RI U.S. Senate-Jr Sheldon Whitehouse D 100%
SC U.S. Senate-Sr Lindsey Graham R 0%
SD U.S. Senate-Sr John Thune R 0%
TN U.S. Senate-Sr Lamar Alexander R 0%
TN U.S. Senate-Jr Robert Corker R 0%
TX U.S. Senate-Sr John Cornyn R 0%
UT U.S. Senate-Sr Orrin Hatch R 0%
VA U.S. Senate-Sr Mark Warner D 100%
VT U.S. Senate-Sr Patrick Leahy D 100%
VT U.S. Senate-Jr Bernie Sanders I 100%
WA U.S. Senate-Sr Patty Murray D 100%
WA U.S. Senate-Jr Maria Cantwell D 83%
WI U.S. Senate-Jr Tammy Baldwin D 88%
WV U.S. Senate-Jr Shelley Capito R 0%
WY U.S. Senate-Sr Mike Enzi R 0%
WY U.S. Senate-Jr John Barrasso R 0%
AK U.S. House-At-Large Donald Young R 0%
AL U.S. House-3 Mike Rogers R 0%
AL U.S. House-4 Robert Aderholt R 0%
AZ U.S. House-3 Raul Grijalva D 100%
AZ U.S. House-8 Trent Franks R 0%
CA U.S. House-3 John Garamendi D 100%
CA U.S. House-4 Tom McClintock R 0%
CA U.S. House-5 Mike Thompson D 100%
CA U.S. House-6 Doris Matsui D 100%
CA U.S. House-9 Jerry McNerney D 88%
CA U.S. House-13 Barbara Lee D 100%
CA U.S. House-14 Jackie Speier D 88%
CA U.S. House-16 Jim Costa D 88%
CA U.S. House-18 Anna Eshoo D 100%
CA U.S. House-19 Zoe Lofgren D 88%
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 100%
CA U.S. House-38 Linda Sánchez D 88%
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 100%
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%
CO U.S. House-1 Diana DeGette D 88%
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 100%
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 88%
FL U.S. House-8 Bill Posey R 0%
FL U.S. House-12 Gus Bilirakis R 0%
FL U.S. House-14 Kathy Castor D 100%
FL U.S. House-16 Vern Buchanan R 0%
FL U.S. House-17 Tom Rooney R 0%
FL U.S. House-20 Alcee Hastings, Sr. D 88%
FL U.S. House-22 Ted Deutch D 100%
FL U.S. House-23 Debbie Wasserman Schultz D 100%
FL U.S. House-25 Mario Diaz-Balart R 0%
FL U.S. House-27 Ileana Ros-Lehtinen R 0%
GA U.S. House-2 Sanford Bishop, Jr. D 100%
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%
IA U.S. House-2 Dave Loebsack D 100%
IA U.S. House-4 Steve King R 0%
ID U.S. House-2 Mike Simpson R 0%
IL U.S. House-1 Bobby Rush D 100%
IL U.S. House-3 Daniel Lipinski D 100%
IL U.S. House-4 Luis Gutiérrez D 100%
IL U.S. House-5 Mike Quigley D 88%
IL U.S. House-6 Peter Roskam R 0%
IL U.S. House-7 Danny Davis D 100%
IL U.S. House-9 Jan Schakowsky D 100%
IL U.S. House-11 Bill Foster D 88%
IL U.S. House-15 John Shimkus R 0%
IN U.S. House-1 Pete Visclosky D 75%
IN U.S. House-7 André Carson D 100%
KS U.S. House-2 Lynn Jenkins R 0%
KY U.S. House-2 Brett Guthrie R 0%
KY U.S. House-3 John Yarmuth D 100%
KY U.S. House-5 Hal Rogers R 0%
LA U.S. House-1 Steve Scalise R 0%
MA U.S. House-1 Richard Neal D 100%
MA U.S. House-2 Jim McGovern D 88%
MA U.S. House-3 Niki Tsongas D 100%
MA U.S. House-7 Mike Capuano D 88%
MA U.S. House-8 Stephen Lynch D 88%
MD U.S. House-2 Dutch Ruppersberger D 88%
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%
ME U.S. House-1 Chellie Pingree D 100%
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%
MN U.S. House-1 Tim Walz D 88%
MN U.S. House-3 Erik Paulsen R 0%
MN U.S. House-4 Betty McCollum D 100%
MN U.S. House-5 Keith Ellison D 100%
MN U.S. House-7 Collin Peterson D 50%
MO U.S. House-1 Lacy Clay, Jr. D 100%
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 0%
MS U.S. House-2 Bennie Thompson D 100%
MS U.S. House-3 Gregg Harper R 0%
NC U.S. House-1 G.K. Butterfield, Jr. D 100%
NC U.S. House-3 Walter Jones, Jr. R 0%
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%
NE U.S. House-1 Jeff Fortenberry R 0%
NE U.S. House-3 Adrian Smith R 0%
NH U.S. House-1 Carol Shea-Porter D 100%
NJ U.S. House-2 Frank LoBiondo R 13%
NJ U.S. House-4 Chris Smith R 13%
NJ U.S. House-6 Frank Pallone, Jr. D 100%
NJ U.S. House-7 Leonard Lance R 13%
NJ U.S. House-8 Albio Sires D 100%
NJ U.S. House-9 Bill Pascrell, Jr. D 100%
NJ U.S. House-11 Rodney Frelinghuysen R 0%
NM U.S. House-3 Ben Lujan, Jr. D 100%
NV U.S. House-1 Dina Titus D 100%
NY U.S. House-2 Pete King R 0%
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 100%
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 75%
NY U.S. House-26 Brian Higgins 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 75%
OH U.S. House-10 Mike Turner R 0%
OH U.S. House-11 Marcia Fudge D 100%
OH U.S. House-12 Pat Tiberi R 0%
OH U.S. House-13 Tim Ryan D 100%
OK U.S. House-3 Frank Lucas R 0%
OK U.S. House-4 Tom Cole R 0%
OR U.S. House-2 Greg Walden R 0%
OR U.S. House-3 Earl Blumenauer D 100%
OR U.S. House-4 Peter DeFazio D 88%
OR U.S. House-5 Kurt Schrader D 88%
PA U.S. House-1 Bob Brady D 100%
PA U.S. House-5 G.T. Thompson, Jr. R 0%
PA U.S. House-9 Bill Shuster R 0%
PA U.S. House-14 Mike Doyle D 100%
PA U.S. House-15 Charlie Dent R 0%
PA U.S. House-18 Tim Murphy R 0%
RI U.S. House-2 Jim Langevin D 100%
SC U.S. House-2 Joe Wilson, Sr. R 0%
SC U.S. House-6 Jim Clyburn D 100%
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 50%
TN U.S. House-7 Marsha Blackburn R 0%
TN U.S. House-9 Steve Cohen D 100%
TX U.S. House-1 Louie Gohmert R 0%
TX U.S. House-2 Ted Poe R 0%
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 0%
TX U.S. House-7 John Culberson R 0%
TX U.S. House-8 Kevin Brady R 0%
TX U.S. House-9 Al Green D 100%
TX U.S. House-10 Michael McCaul R 0%
TX U.S. House-11 Mike Conaway R 0%
TX U.S. House-12 Kay Granger R 0%
TX U.S. House-13 Mac Thornberry R 0%
TX U.S. House-18 Sheila Jackson Lee D 100%
TX U.S. House-21 Lamar Smith R 0%
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 88%
TX U.S. House-29 Gene Green D 100%
TX U.S. House-30 Eddie Johnson D 100%
TX U.S. House-31 John Carter R 0%
TX U.S. House-32 Pete Sessions R 0%
TX U.S. House-35 Lloyd Doggett II D 88%
UT U.S. House-1 Rob Bishop R 0%
VA U.S. House-1 Rob Wittman R 0%
VA U.S. House-3 Bobby Scott D 88%
VA U.S. House-6 Bob Goodlatte R 0%
VA U.S. House-11 Gerry Connolly D 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 0%
WA U.S. House-8 Dave Reichert R 13%
WA U.S. House-9 Adam Smith D 100%
WI U.S. House-1 Paul Ryan R 0%
WI U.S. House-3 Ron Kind D 100%
WI U.S. House-4 Gwen Moore D 100%
WI U.S. House-5 Jim Sensenbrenner, Jr. R 0%
GA Governor Nathan Deal R 0%
KS Governor Sam Brownback R 0%
OK Governor Mary Fallin R 0%
WA Governor Jay Inslee D 100%
OH State House-59 John Boccieri D 88%
CA Attorney General Xavier Becerra D 88%
NA U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions III R 0%
NA U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services Tom Price R 0%
CA Supervisor-1 Hilda Solis 100%
Neil Abercrombie 100%
Gary Ackerman 100%
John Adler 63%
Daniel Akaka, Sr. 100%
Todd Akin 0%
Rodney Alexander 0%
Jason Altmire 50%
Rob Andrews 100%
Michael Arcuri 63%
Steve Austria 0%
Joe Baca, Sr. 100%
Michele Bachmann 0%
Spencer Bachus 0%
Kay Bailey Hutchison 0%
Brian Baird 75%
J. Gresham Barrett 0%
John Barrow 38%
Roscoe Bartlett 0%
Max Baucus 100%
Evan Bayh 83%
Melissa Bean 88%
Mark Begich 100%
Bob Bennett 0%
Shelley Berkley 100%
Howard Berman 100%
Marion Berry 38%
Judy Biggert 0%
Brian Bilbray 0%
Jeff Bingaman 100%
Tim Bishop 100%
John Boehner 0%
Kit Bond 0%
Jo Bonner, Jr. 0%
Mary Bono Mack 13%
Dan Boren 38%
Leonard Boswell 100%
Rick Boucher 50%
Charles Boustany, Jr. 0%
Barbara Boxer 100%
Allen Boyd, Jr. 75%
Bruce Braley 100%
Bobby Bright 0%
Paul Broun 0%
Corrine Brown 100%
Henry Brown, Jr. 0%
Scott Brown 25%
Ginny Brown-Waite 0%
Jim Bunning 0%
Roland Burris 100%
Dan Burton 0%
Steve Buyer 0%
Robert Byrd 80%
Dave Camp 0%
John Campbell III 0%
Eric Cantor 0%
Joseph Cao 25%
Lois Capps 100%
Dennis Cardoza 100%
Russ Carnahan 100%
Christopher Carney 88%
Mike Castle 25%
Jason Chaffetz 0%
Saxby Chambliss 0%
Ben Chandler III 50%
Travis Childers 50%
Howard Coble 0%
Thomas Coburn 0%
Kent Conrad 100%
Jerry Costello 88%
Ander Crenshaw 0%
Mark Critz 100%
Kathy Dahlkemper 88%
Artur Davis 50%
Geoff Davis 0%
Lincoln Davis 38%
Bill Delahunt 100%
James DeMint 0%
Lincoln Diaz-Balart 0%
Norm Dicks 100%
John Dingell 100%
Charles Djou 0%
Chris Dodd 100%
Byron Dorgan 100%
David Dreier 0%
Steve Driehaus 100%
Donna Edwards 100%
Chet Edwards 38%
Vern Ehlers 0%
Brad Ellsworth 75%
Jo Ann Emerson 0%
John Ensign 0%
Bob Etheridge 100%
Sam Farr 100%
Chaka Fattah, Sr. 100%
Russ Feingold 83%
Bob Filner 100%
John Fleming, Jr. 0%
Randy Forbes 0%
Barney Frank 100%
Elton Gallegly 0%
Scott Garrett 0%
Jim Gerlach 0%
Gabrielle Giffords 100%
Phil Gingrey 0%
Charlie Gonzalez 88%
Carte Goodwin 100%
Bart Gordon 88%
Alan Grayson 100%
Judd Gregg 0%
Parker Griffith, Jr. 0%
Kay Hagan 100%
John Hall 100%
Ralph Hall 0%
Debbie Halvorson 88%
Phil Hare 100%
Tom Harkin 100%
Jane Harman 100%
Doc Hastings 0%
Wally Herger, Jr. 0%
Stephanie Herseth Sandlin 50%
Baron Hill 88%
Maurice Hinchey 100%
Rubén Hinojosa, Sr. 88%
Paul Hodes 100%
Pete Hoekstra 0%
Thomas Holden 50%
Rush Holt, Jr. 100%
Mike Honda 100%
Bob Inglis, Sr. 0%
Daniel Inouye 100%
Steve Israel 100%
Jesse Jackson, Jr. 100%
Mike Johanns 0%
Timothy Johnson 100%
Tim Johnson 0%
Steve Kagen 100%
Paul Kanjorski 88%
Ted Kaufman 100%
Edward Kennedy, Sr. 100%
Patrick Kennedy 100%
John Kerry 100%
Dale Kildee 100%
Carolyn Kilpatrick 88%
Mary Jo Kilroy 100%
Jack Kingston 0%
Mark Kirk 13%
Paul Kirk, Jr. 100%
Ann Kirkpatrick 63%
Larry Kissell 50%
Ron Klein 100%
John Kline 0%
Herb Kohl 100%
Suzanne Kosmas 75%
Frank Kratovil, Jr. 38%
Dennis Kucinich 63%
Jon Kyl 0%
Mary Landrieu 83%
Tom Latham 0%
Steve LaTourette 0%
Frank Lautenberg 100%
Chris Lee 0%
George LeMieux 0%
Carl Levin 100%
Jerry Lewis 0%
Joe Lieberman 100%
Blanche Lincoln 67%
John Linder 0%
Dick Lugar 0%
Cynthia Lummis 0%
Dan Lungren 0%
Connie Mack IV 0%
Dan Maffei 100%
Don Manzullo 0%
Betsy Markey 88%
Jim Marshall 50%
Melquiades Martinez 0%
Eric Massa 40%
Jim Matheson 50%
Carolyn McCarthy 100%
Thaddeus McCotter 0%
Jim McDermott 88%
John McHugh 50%
Mike McIntyre 38%
Buck McKeon 0%
Michael McMahon 63%
Kendrick Meek, Sr. 88%
Charlie Melancon, Sr. 38%
John Mica 0%
Mike Michaud 100%
Barbara Mikulski 100%
Candice Miller 0%
Gary Miller 0%
George Miller 100%
Jeff Miller 0%
Brad Miller 100%
Walt Minnick 38%
Harry Mitchell 63%
Alan Mollohan 88%
Dennis Moore 100%
Jim Moran, Jr. 75%
Patrick Murphy 100%
Scott Murphy 86%
Jack Murtha 100%
Sue Myrick 0%
Ben Nelson 67%
Randy Neugebauer 0%
Glenn Nye III 38%
Jim Oberstar 88%
Dave Obey 100%
John Olver 100%
Solomon Ortiz, Sr. 75%
Bill Owens 83%
Ed Pastor 100%
Ron Paul 0%
Donald Payne 100%
Tom Perriello 88%
Tom Petri 0%
Joe Pitts 0%
Todd Platts 0%
Earl Pomeroy 88%
Mark Pryor 67%
Adam Putnam 0%
George Radanovich 0%
Nick Rahall II 88%
Charlie Rangel 88%
Denny Rehberg 0%
Harry Reid 100%
Silvestre Reyes 100%
Laura Richardson 100%
Jay Rockefeller IV 83%
Ciro Rodriguez 88%
Mike Rogers 0%
Mike Ross 38%
Steve Rothman 100%
John Salazar 88%
Loretta Sanchez 100%
Mark Schauer 88%
Jean Schmidt 0%
Aaron Schock 0%
Allyson Schwartz 100%
Joe Sestak, Jr. 100%
John Shadegg 0%
Heath Shuler 50%
Ike Skelton 50%
Olympia Snowe 50%
Vic Snyder 88%
Mark Souder 0%
Zack Space 50%
Arlen Specter 83%
John Spratt, Jr. 100%
Pete Stark 75%
Cliff Stearns 0%
Bart Stupak 88%
John Sullivan 0%
Betty Sutton 100%
John Tanner 43%
Ellen Tauscher 100%
Gene Taylor 13%
Harry Teague 50%
Lee Terry 0%
Todd Tiahrt 0%
John Tierney 100%
Ed Towns 100%
Mark Udall 100%
David Vitter 0%
George Voinovich 0%
Zach Wamp 0%
Diane Watson 100%
Mel Watt 100%
Henry Waxman 100%
Jim Webb, Jr. 100%
Anthony Weiner 100%
Lynn Westmoreland 0%
Robert Wexler 100%
Ed Whitfield 0%
Charlie Wilson, Jr. 88%
Frank Wolf 0%
Lynn Woolsey 100%
David Wu 100%
Bill Young 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.

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