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Special Interest Groups

Rating Group: Service Employees International Union (SEIU)

2008 Positions

State Office District Name Party Rating
Neil Abercrombie 100%
Gary Ackerman 100%
Daniel Akaka, Sr. 100%
Todd Akin 0%
Rodney Alexander 0%
Jason Altmire 100%
Rob Andrews 100%
Michael Arcuri 100%
Joe Baca, Sr. 100%
Michele Bachmann 16%
Spencer Bachus 16%
Kay Bailey Hutchison 25%
Brian Baird 100%
J. Gresham Barrett 0%
John Barrow 100%
Roscoe Bartlett 0%
Max Baucus 75%
Evan Bayh 100%
Melissa Bean 83%
Bob Bennett 0%
Shelley Berkley 100%
Howard Berman 100%
Marion Berry 100%
Joe Biden, Jr. 100%
Judy Biggert 33%
Brian Bilbray 16%
Jeff Bingaman 100%
Tim Bishop 100%
John Boehner 0%
Kit Bond 33%
Jo Bonner, Jr. 16%
Mary Bono Mack 33%
Dan Boren 83%
Leonard Boswell 100%
Rick Boucher 100%
Charles Boustany, Jr. 33%
Barbara Boxer 100%
Allen Boyd, Jr. 83%
Bruce Braley 100%
Paul Broun 0%
Corrine Brown 100%
Henry Brown, Jr. 16%
Ginny Brown-Waite 0%
Jim Bunning 0%
Dan Burton 0%
Steve Buyer 25%
Robert Byrd 75%
Dave Camp 50%
John Campbell III 0%
Eric Cantor 16%
Lois Capps 100%
Dennis Cardoza 100%
Russ Carnahan 100%
Christopher Carney 100%
Mike Castle 83%
Saxby Chambliss 50%
Ben Chandler III 100%
Travis Childers 100%
Hillary Clinton 100%
Howard Coble 16%
Thomas Coburn 0%
Norm Coleman 75%
Kent Conrad 100%
Jerry Costello 100%
Larry Craig 25%
Ander Crenshaw 16%
Artur Davis 100%
David Davis 0%
Geoff Davis 16%
Lincoln Davis 100%
Bill Delahunt 100%
James DeMint 0%
Lincoln Diaz-Balart 83%
Norm Dicks 100%
John Dingell 100%
Chris Dodd 100%
Byron Dorgan 100%
David Dreier 16%
Donna Edwards 100%
Chet Edwards 100%
Vern Ehlers 50%
Brad Ellsworth 100%
Jo Ann Emerson 66%
John Ensign 0%
Bob Etheridge 100%
Sam Farr 100%
Chaka Fattah, Sr. 100%
Russ Feingold 100%
Bob Filner 100%
Randy Forbes 16%
Barney Frank 100%
Elton Gallegly 33%
Scott Garrett 0%
Jim Gerlach 83%
Gabrielle Giffords 100%
Phil Gingrey 0%
Charlie Gonzalez 100%
Virgil Goode, Jr. 66%
Bart Gordon 100%
Judd Gregg 25%
Charles Hagel 66%
John Hall 100%
Ralph Hall 16%
Phil Hare 100%
Tom Harkin 100%
Jane Harman 100%
Doc Hastings 16%
Wally Herger, Jr. 0%
Stephanie Herseth Sandlin 100%
Baron Hill 83%
Maurice Hinchey 100%
Rubén Hinojosa, Sr. 80%
Paul Hodes 100%
Pete Hoekstra 50%
Thomas Holden 100%
Rush Holt, Jr. 100%
Mike Honda 100%
Bob Inglis, Sr. 0%
Daniel Inouye 100%
Steve Israel 100%
Jesse Jackson, Jr. 100%
Tim Johnson 66%
Timothy Johnson 75%
Steve Kagen 100%
Paul Kanjorski 100%
Edward Kennedy, Sr. 100%
Patrick Kennedy 100%
John Kerry 100%
Dale Kildee 100%
Carolyn Kilpatrick 100%
Jack Kingston 0%
Mark Kirk 33%
Ron Klein 100%
John Kline 16%
Herb Kohl 100%
Dennis Kucinich 100%
Jon Kyl 0%
Ray LaHood 60%
Mary Landrieu 75%
Tom Latham 16%
Steve LaTourette 66%
Frank Lautenberg 100%
Carl Levin 100%
Jerry Lewis 16%
Joe Lieberman 75%
Blanche Lincoln 75%
John Linder 0%
Dick Lugar 0%
Dan Lungren 16%
Connie Mack IV 0%
Don Manzullo 0%
Jim Marshall 83%
Melquiades Martinez 50%
Jim Matheson 83%
Carolyn McCarthy 100%
Thaddeus McCotter 50%
Jim McDermott 100%
John McHugh 66%
Mike McIntyre 100%
Buck McKeon 0%
Kendrick Meek, Sr. 100%
Charlie Melancon, Sr. 100%
John Mica 0%
Mike Michaud 100%
Barbara Mikulski 100%
Candice Miller 66%
Gary Miller 16%
George Miller 100%
Jeff Miller 0%
Brad Miller 100%
Harry Mitchell 100%
Alan Mollohan 100%
Dennis Moore 100%
Jim Moran, Jr. 100%
Patrick Murphy 100%
Jack Murtha 100%
Sue Myrick 16%
Ben Nelson 75%
Randy Neugebauer 0%
Barack Obama II 100%
Jim Oberstar 100%
Dave Obey 100%
John Olver 100%
Solomon Ortiz, Sr. 100%
Ed Pastor 100%
Ron Paul 25%
Donald Payne 100%
Tom Petri 33%
Joe Pitts 0%
Todd Platts 66%
Earl Pomeroy 100%
Mark Pryor 75%
Adam Putnam 0%
George Radanovich 16%
Nick Rahall II 100%
Charlie Rangel 100%
Denny Rehberg 16%
Harry Reid 75%
Silvestre Reyes 100%
Laura Richardson 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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