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Special Interest Groups

Rating Group: American Federation of Government Employees

2011 Positions

Issues: Labor Unions
State Office District Name Party Rating
NA Vice President Mike Pence Republican 0%
AL U.S. Senate Sr Richard Shelby Republican 6%
AR U.S. Senate Sr John Boozman Republican 13%
AZ U.S. Senate Sr John McCain III Republican 6%
AZ U.S. Senate Jr Jeff Flake Republican 12%
CA U.S. Senate Sr Dianne Feinstein Democratic 94%
CO U.S. Senate Sr Michael Bennet Democratic 88%
CO U.S. Senate Jr Cory Gardner Republican 0%
CT U.S. Senate Sr Richard Blumenthal Democratic 100%
CT U.S. Senate Jr Chris Murphy Democratic 100%
DE U.S. Senate Sr Tom Carper Democratic 88%
DE U.S. Senate Jr Chris Coons Democratic 100%
FL U.S. Senate Sr Bill Nelson, Sr. Democratic 88%
FL U.S. Senate Jr Marco Rubio Republican 6%
GA U.S. Senate Sr Johnny Isakson Republican 13%
HI U.S. Senate Jr Mazie Hirono Democratic 100%
IA U.S. Senate Sr Chuck Grassley Republican 6%
ID U.S. Senate Sr Mike Crapo Republican 6%
ID U.S. Senate Jr James Risch Republican 6%
IL U.S. Senate Sr Dick Durbin Democratic 100%
IN U.S. Senate Sr Joe Donnelly, Sr. Democratic 88%
IN U.S. Senate Jr Todd Young Republican 4%
KS U.S. Senate Sr Pat Roberts Republican 13%
KS U.S. Senate Jr Jerry Moran Republican 6%
KY U.S. Senate Sr Mitch McConnell Republican 6%
KY U.S. Senate Jr Rand Paul Republican 19%
LA U.S. Senate Sr Bill Cassidy Republican 4%
MA U.S. Senate Jr Ed Markey Democratic 100%
MD U.S. Senate Sr Ben Cardin Democratic 100%
MD U.S. Senate Jr Chris Van Hollen, Jr. Democratic 96%
ME U.S. Senate Sr Susan Collins Republican 38%
MI U.S. Senate Sr Debbie Stabenow Democratic 100%
MI U.S. Senate Jr Gary Peters Democratic 81%
MN U.S. Senate Sr Amy Klobuchar Democratic 100%
MN U.S. Senate Jr Al Franken Democratic 100%
MO U.S. Senate Sr Claire McCaskill Democratic 94%
MO U.S. Senate Jr Roy Blunt Republican 13%
MS U.S. Senate Sr Thad Cochran Republican 13%
MS U.S. Senate Jr Roger Wicker Republican 6%
MT U.S. Senate Sr Jon Tester Democratic 94%
NC U.S. Senate Sr Richard Burr Republican 13%
ND U.S. Senate Sr John Hoeven Republican 6%
NH U.S. Senate Sr Jeanne Shaheen Democratic 94%
NJ U.S. Senate Sr Bob Menendez Democratic 100%
NM U.S. Senate Sr Tom Udall Democratic 100%
NM U.S. Senate Jr Martin Heinrich Democratic 96%
NV U.S. Senate Sr Dean Heller Republican 9%
NY U.S. Senate Sr Chuck Schumer Democratic 94%
NY U.S. Senate Jr Kirsten Gillibrand Democratic 100%
OH U.S. Senate Sr Sherrod Brown Democratic 94%
OH U.S. Senate Jr Rob Portman Republican 6%
OK U.S. Senate Sr Jim Inhofe Republican 13%
OK U.S. Senate Jr James Lankford Republican 4%
OR U.S. Senate Sr Ron Wyden Democratic 94%
OR U.S. Senate Jr Jeff Merkley Democratic 100%
PA U.S. Senate Sr Bob Casey, Jr. Democratic 100%
PA U.S. Senate Jr Pat Toomey Republican 13%
RI U.S. Senate Sr Jack Reed Democratic 100%
RI U.S. Senate Jr Sheldon Whitehouse Democratic 100%
SC U.S. Senate Sr Lindsey Graham Republican 25%
SC U.S. Senate Jr Tim Scott Republican 4%
SD U.S. Senate Sr John Thune Republican 13%
TN U.S. Senate Sr Lamar Alexander Republican 13%
TN U.S. Senate Jr Robert Corker Republican 6%
TX U.S. Senate Sr John Cornyn Republican 13%
UT U.S. Senate Sr Orrin Hatch Republican 25%
UT U.S. Senate Jr Mike Lee Republican 25%
VA U.S. Senate Sr Mark Warner Democratic 81%
VT U.S. Senate Sr Patrick Leahy Democratic 88%
VT U.S. Senate Jr Bernie Sanders Independent 88%
WA U.S. Senate Sr Patty Murray Democratic 94%
WA U.S. Senate Jr Maria Cantwell Democratic 94%
WI U.S. Senate Sr Ron Johnson Republican 6%
WI U.S. Senate Jr Tammy Baldwin Democratic 100%
WV U.S. Senate Sr Joe Manchin III Democratic 81%
WV U.S. Senate Jr Shelley Capito Republican 27%
WY U.S. Senate Sr Mike Enzi Republican 6%
WY U.S. Senate Jr John Barrasso Republican 6%
AK U.S. House At-Large Donald Young Republican 35%
AL U.S. House 2 Martha Roby Republican 4%
AL U.S. House 3 Mike Rogers Republican 23%
AL U.S. House 4 Robert Aderholt Republican 12%
AL U.S. House 5 Mo Brooks Republican 12%
AL U.S. House 7 Terri Sewell Democratic 96%
AR U.S. House 1 Rick Crawford Republican 8%
AR U.S. House 3 Steve Womack Republican 4%
AZ U.S. House 3 Raul Grijalva Democratic 100%
AZ U.S. House 4 Paul Gosar Republican 4%
AZ U.S. House 6 David Schweikert Republican 4%
AZ U.S. House 8 Trent Franks Republican 4%
CA U.S. House 3 John Garamendi Democratic 96%
CA U.S. House 4 Tom McClintock Republican 8%
CA U.S. House 5 Mike Thompson Democratic 100%
CA U.S. House 9 Jerry McNerney Democratic 100%
CA U.S. House 10 Jeff Denham Republican 4%
CA U.S. House 12 Nancy Pelosi Democratic 92%
CA U.S. House 13 Barbara Lee Democratic 100%
CA U.S. House 14 Jackie Speier Democratic 92%
CA U.S. House 16 Jim Costa Democratic 81%
CA U.S. House 18 Anna Eshoo Democratic 100%
CA U.S. House 19 Zoe Lofgren Democratic 85%
CA U.S. House 22 Devin Nunes Republican 4%
CA U.S. House 23 Kevin McCarthy Republican 4%
CA U.S. House 27 Judy Chu Democratic 100%
CA U.S. House 28 Adam Schiff Democratic 100%
CA U.S. House 30 Brad Sherman Democratic 100%
CA U.S. House 32 Grace Napolitano Democratic 96%
CA U.S. House 37 Karen Bass Democratic 96%
CA U.S. House 38 Linda Sánchez Democratic 100%
CA U.S. House 39 Ed Royce Republican 0%
CA U.S. House 40 Lucille Roybal-Allard Democratic 100%
CA U.S. House 42 Ken Calvert Republican 4%
CA U.S. House 43 Maxine Waters Democratic 96%
CA U.S. House 48 Dana Rohrabacher Republican 4%
CA U.S. House 49 Darrell Issa Republican 4%
CA U.S. House 50 Duncan Hunter Republican 4%
CA U.S. House 53 Susan Davis Democratic 96%
CO U.S. House 1 Diana DeGette Democratic 100%
CO U.S. House 2 Jared Polis Democratic 92%
CO U.S. House 3 Scott Tipton Republican 4%
CO U.S. House 5 Doug Lamborn Republican 4%
CO U.S. House 6 Michael Coffman Republican 0%
CO U.S. House 7 Ed Perlmutter Democratic 100%
CT U.S. House 1 John Larson Democratic 100%
CT U.S. House 2 Joe Courtney Democratic 100%
CT U.S. House 3 Rosa DeLauro Democratic 100%
CT U.S. House 4 Jim Himes Democratic 96%
FL U.S. House 8 Bill Posey Republican 4%
FL U.S. House 11 Daniel Webster Republican 8%
FL U.S. House 14 Kathy Castor Democratic 88%
FL U.S. House 15 Dennis Ross Republican 4%
FL U.S. House 16 Vern Buchanan Republican 4%
FL U.S. House 17 Tom Rooney Republican 4%
FL U.S. House 20 Alcee Hastings, Sr. Democratic 96%
FL U.S. House 22 Ted Deutch Democratic 92%
FL U.S. House 23 Debbie Wasserman Schultz Democratic 92%
FL U.S. House 24 Frederica Wilson Democratic 81%
FL U.S. House 27 Ileana Ros-Lehtinen Republican 38%
GA U.S. House 2 Sanford Bishop, Jr. Democratic 88%
GA U.S. House 4 Hank Johnson, Jr. Democratic 100%
GA U.S. House 5 John Lewis Democratic 96%
GA U.S. House 7 Rob Woodall Republican 4%
GA U.S. House 8 Austin Scott Republican 8%
GA U.S. House 13 David Scott Democratic 100%
GA U.S. House 14 Tom Graves, Jr. Republican 4%
HI U.S. House 1 Colleen Hanabusa Democratic 100%
IA U.S. House 2 Dave Loebsack Democratic 92%
IA U.S. House 4 Steve King Republican 8%
ID U.S. House 1 Raúl Labrador Republican 0%
ID U.S. House 2 Mike Simpson Republican 8%
IL U.S. House 1 Bobby Rush Democratic 85%
IL U.S. House 4 Luis Gutiérrez Democratic 88%
IL U.S. House 5 Mike Quigley Democratic 96%
IL U.S. House 6 Peter Roskam Republican 12%
IL U.S. House 7 Danny Davis Democratic 100%
IL U.S. House 9 Jan Schakowsky Democratic 100%
IL U.S. House 14 Randy Hultgren Republican 15%
IL U.S. House 15 John Shimkus Republican 35%
IL U.S. House 16 Adam Kinzinger Republican 12%
IN U.S. House 1 Pete Visclosky Democratic 92%
IN U.S. House 4 Todd Rokita Republican 0%
IN U.S. House 7 André Carson Democratic 100%
IN U.S. House 8 Larry Bucshon Republican 4%
KS U.S. House 2 Lynn Jenkins Republican 4%
KS U.S. House 3 Kevin Yoder Republican 0%
KY U.S. House 2 Brett Guthrie Republican 8%
KY U.S. House 3 John Yarmuth Democratic 100%
KY U.S. House 5 Hal Rogers Republican 4%
LA U.S. House 1 Steve Scalise Republican 4%
LA U.S. House 2 Cedric Richmond Democratic 96%
MA U.S. House 1 Richard Neal Democratic 88%
MA U.S. House 2 Jim McGovern Democratic 100%
MA U.S. House 3 Niki Tsongas Democratic 100%
MA U.S. House 7 Mike Capuano Democratic 96%
MA U.S. House 8 Stephen Lynch Democratic 100%
MA U.S. House 9 Bill Keating Democratic 92%
MD U.S. House 1 Andy Harris Republican 8%
MD U.S. House 2 Dutch Ruppersberger Democratic 96%
MD U.S. House 3 John Sarbanes Democratic 100%
MD U.S. House 5 Steny Hoyer Democratic 88%
MD U.S. House 7 Elijah Cummings Democratic 100%
ME U.S. House 1 Chellie Pingree Democratic 96%
MI U.S. House 2 Bill Huizenga Republican 0%
MI U.S. House 3 Justin Amash Republican 12%
MI U.S. House 5 Dan Kildee Democratic 100%
MI U.S. House 6 Fred Upton Republican 8%
MI U.S. House 7 Tim Walberg Republican 4%
MI U.S. House 9 Sandy Levin Democratic 100%
MI U.S. House 13 John Conyers, Jr. Democratic 96%
MN U.S. House 1 Tim Walz Democratic 96%
MN U.S. House 3 Erik Paulsen Republican 4%
MN U.S. House 4 Betty McCollum Democratic 85%
MN U.S. House 5 Keith Ellison Democratic 96%
MN U.S. House 7 Collin Peterson Democratic 88%
MO U.S. House 1 Lacy Clay, Jr. Democratic 100%
MO U.S. House 3 Blaine Luetkemeyer Republican 4%
MO U.S. House 4 Vicky Hartzler Republican 4%
MO U.S. House 5 Emanuel Cleaver II Democratic 100%
MO U.S. House 6 Sam Graves Republican 8%
MO U.S. House 7 Billy Long Republican 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.

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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