Search Form
First, enter a politician or zip code
Now, choose a category

Special Interest Groups

Rating Group: Independent Voters of Illinois

2005-2006 Positions

State Office District Name Party Rating
IL U.S. House 2 Robin Kelly Democratic 83%
IL U.S. House 6 Peter Roskam Republican 28%
IL U.S. House 12 Michael Bost Republican 20%
IL U.S. House 14 Randy Hultgren Republican 34%
IL State House 1 Daniel Burke Democratic 74%
IL State House 4 Cynthia Soto Democratic 80%
IL State House 12 Sara Feigenholtz Democratic 83%
IL State House 15 John D'Amico Democratic 77%
IL State House 16 Lou Lang Democratic 77%
IL State House 20 Michael McAuliffe Republican 54%
IL State House 22 Michael Madigan Democratic 66%
IL State House 25 Barbara Currie Democratic 83%
IL State House 28 Robert Rita Democratic 80%
IL State House 30 William Davis Democratic 83%
IL State House 31 Mary Flowers Democratic 83%
IL State House 47 Patricia Bellock Republican 57%
IL State House 70 Robert Pritchard Republican 34%
IL State House 82 Jim Durkin Republican 47%
IL State House 83 Linda Chapa LaVia Democratic 57%
IL State House 88 Keith Sommer Republican 20%
IL State House 101 Bill Mitchell Republican 26%
IL State House 105 Dan Brady Republican 49%
IL State House 109 David Reis Republican 14%
IL State House 111 Dan Beiser Democratic 46%
IL State House 113 Jay Hoffman Democratic 74%
IL State Senate 1 Antonio Munoz Democratic 80%
IL State Senate 3 Mattie Hunter Democratic 92%
IL State Senate 4 Kimberly Lightford Democratic 80%
IL State Senate 6 John Cullerton Democratic 96%
IL State Senate 8 Ira Silverstein Democratic 88%
IL State Senate 11 Martin Sandoval Democratic 88%
IL State Senate 13 Kwame Raoul Democratic 88%
IL State Senate 16 Jacqui Collins Democratic 88%
IL State Senate 17 Donne Trotter Democratic 80%
IL State Senate 20 Iris Martinez Democratic 80%
IL State Senate 30 Terry Link Democratic 84%
IL State Senate 32 Pamela Althoff Republican 48%
IL State Senate 35 Dave Syverson Republican 20%
IL State Senate 39 Don Harmon Democratic 88%
IL State Senate 44 William Brady, Jr. Republican 8%
IL State Senate 51 Chapin Rose Republican 17%
IL State Senate 55 Dale Righter Republican 12%
IL State Senate 56 William Haine Democratic 56%
IL State Senate 57 James Clayborne II Democratic 72%
IL Auditor General Frank Mautino Democratic 51%
IL Comptroller Susana Mendoza Democratic 83%
IL Supervisor At-Large M. Maggie Crotty Democratic 88%
IL Alderman Ward 48 Harry Osterman Democratic 86%
IL Commissioner 12 John Fritchey 80%
IL Board Member 20 Sidney Mathias 49%
IL Board Member At-Large Dan Cronin 52%
IL Chairman At-Large Christopher Lauzen Republican 28%
IL State Board of Education James Meeks 72%
Edward Acevedo 74%
Cheryl Axley 69%
Suzanne Bassi 40%
Mark Beaubien, Jr. 43%
Maria Berrios 77%
Robert Biggins 31%
William Black 26%
Michael Boland 57%
Larry Bomke 28%
John Bradley 54%
Richard Bradley 71%
Rich Brauer 29%
James Brosnahan 74%
J. Burzynski 16%
Michelle Chavez 74%
Robert Churchill 29%
Annazette Collins 80%
Marlow Colvin 86%
Elizabeth Coulson 60%
Tom Cross 31%
Shane Cultra 23%
Gary Dahl 20%
Lee Daniels 46%
Monique Davis 86%
James DeLeo 80%
William Delgado 74%
Miguel Del Valle 92%
Deanna Demuzio 64%
Kirk Dillard 40%
Lisa Dugan 60%
Kenneth Dunkin 77%
Joe Dunn 23%
Roger Eddy 23%
Robert Flider 57%
Gary Forby 64%
Jack Franks 57%
Paul Froehlich 60%
Susan Garrett 80%
Adeline Jay Geo-Karis 68%
Calvin Giles 63%
Esther Golar 78%
Careen Gordon 60%
Deborah Graham 86%
Kurt Granberg 54%
Debbie Halvorson 76%
Julie Hamos 91%
Gary Hannig 71%
Brent Hassert 34%
Rickey Hendon 84%
Thomas Holbrook 54%
Constance Howard 80%
Michael Jacobs 68%
Naomi Jakobsson 74%
Charles Jefferson 74%
Roger Jenisch 31%
Emil Jones, Jr. 80%
John Jones 12%
Wendell Jones 28%
Kevin Joyce 69%
Renée Kosel 23%
Carolyn Krause 69%
David Leitch 26%
Patricia Lindner 46%
David Luechtefeld 32%
Joseph Lyons 80%
Edward Maloney 76%
Karen May 86%
Kevin McCarthy 60%
John McGuire 83%
Larry McKeon 46%
James Meyer 43%
David Miller 80%
Gerald Mitchell 46%
Don Moffitt 51%
Robert Molaro 77%
Rosemary Mulligan 71%
Ruth Munson 60%
Richard Myers 26%
Elaine Nekritz 89%
JoAnn Osmond 37%
Carole Pankau 48%
Terry Parke 34%
Milton Patterson 49%
William Peterson 32%
Edward Petka 16%
Brandon Phelps 49%
Sandra Pihos 51%
Raymond Poe 31%
Christine Radogno 44%
Randy Ramey, Jr. 22%
Steven Rauschenberger 24%
Dan Reitz 63%
Dale Risinger 40%
Carol Ronen 88%
Dan Rutherford 20%
Kathleen Ryg 86%
Jim Sacia 31%
Skip Saviano 60%
Timothy Schmitz 20%
Aaron Schock 29%
Jeffrey Schoenberg 92%
George Scully, Jr. 69%
George Shadid 64%
Todd Sieben 20%
Michael Smith 60%
Ron Stephens 11%
Ed Sullivan, Jr. 26%
John Sullivan 68%
Arthur Tenhouse 23%
Michael Tryon 46%
Arthur Turner, Sr. 74%
Patrick Verschoore 46%
Louis Viverito 80%
Ronald Wait 40%
Eddie Washington 83%
Frank Watson 4%
James Watson 29%
A.J. Wilhelmi 72%
Richard Winkel, Jr. 48%
David Winters 29%
Karen Yarbrough 83%
Wyvetter Younge 71%

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.

Skip to top

Help us stay free for all your Fellow Americans

Just $5 from everyone reading this would do it.

Back to top