Rating Group: Illinois Family Institute

2002 Positions

Issues: Social , Religion
State Office Name Party Rating
IL U.S. House-6 Peter Roskam R 100%
IL U.S. House-12 Michael Bost R 88%
IL U.S. House-14 Randy Hultgren R 100%
IL State House-1 Daniel Burke D 25%
IL State House-4 Cynthia Soto D 0%
IL State House-12 Sara Feigenholtz D 0%
IL State House-16 Lou Lang D 0%
IL State House-20 Michael McAuliffe R 75%
IL State House-22 Michael Madigan D 67%
IL State House-25 Barbara Currie D 0%
IL State House-31 Mary Flowers D 25%
IL State House-47 Patricia Bellock R 100%
IL State House-88 Keith Sommer R 100%
IL State House-101 Bill Mitchell R 100%
IL State House-105 Dan Brady R 100%
IL State House-113 Jay Hoffman D 50%
IL State House-118 Brandon Phelps D 88%
IL State Senate-1 Antonio Munoz D 83%
IL State Senate-4 Kimberly Lightford D 50%
IL State Senate-6 John Cullerton D 40%
IL State Senate-8 Ira Silverstein D 40%
IL State Senate-11 Martin Sandoval D 88%
IL State Senate-17 Donne Trotter D 25%
IL State Senate-30 Terry Link D 60%
IL State Senate-35 Dave Syverson R 100%
IL State Senate-44 William Brady, Jr. R 100%
IL State Senate-51 Chapin Rose R 100%
IL State Senate-55 Dale Righter R 83%
IL State Senate-57 James Clayborne II D 33%
IL Auditor General Frank Mautino D 50%
IL Comptroller Susana Mendoza D 0%
IL Supervisor-At-Large M. Maggie Crotty D 67%
IL Alderman-Ward 48 Harry Osterman D 0%
IL Commissioner-12 John Fritchey 25%
IL Board Member-20 Sidney Mathias 33%
IL Board Member-At-Large Dan Cronin 100%
IL Chairman-At-Large Christopher Lauzen R 100%
Edward Acevedo 25%
Suzanne Bassi 0%
Mark Beaubien, Jr. 40%
Tom Berns 100%
Robert Biggins 80%
William Black 100%
Michael Boland 33%
Larry Bomke 100%
Richard Bradley 25%
James Brosnahan 100%
Joel Brunsvold 25%
Robert Bugielski 67%
J. Burzynski 83%
Ralph Capparelli 75%
Robert Churchill 100%
Annazette Collins 63%
Elizabeth Coulson 25%
Tom Cross 25%
Julie Curry 33%
Lee Daniels 75%
Monique Davis 63%
Steve Davis 0%
James DeLeo 80%
William Delgado 25%
Miguel Del Valle 75%
Vince Demuzio 60%
Kirk Dillard 100%
Laura Kent Donahue 88%
Joe Dunn 100%
Roger Eddy 71%
Gary Forby 100%
Jack Franks 75%
Susan Garrett 25%
Adeline Jay Geo-Karis 83%
Calvin Giles 0%
Kurt Granberg 25%
Debbie Halvorson 33%
Julie Hamos 0%
Gary Hannig 71%
Charles Hartke 75%
Brent Hassert 67%
Rickey Hendon 50%
Douglas Hoeft 75%
Thomas Holbrook 75%
Constance Howard 0%
Dennis Jacobs 40%
Charles Jefferson 75%
Emil Jones, Jr. 33%
John Jones 88%
Lovana Jones 0%
Wendell Jones 75%
Doris Karpiel 67%
Howard Kenner 0%
Dick Klemm 67%
Gwenn Klingler 25%
Renée Kosel 75%
Carolyn Krause 25%
Rosemary Kurtz 88%
David Leitch 100%
Patricia Lindner 25%
David Luechtefeld 83%
Eileen Lyons 100%
Joseph Lyons 67%
William Mahar 100%
Edward Maloney 100%
Karen May 0%
Kevin McCarthy 88%
John McGuire 50%
Larry McKeon 50%
James Meyer 75%
David Miller 0%
Gerald Mitchell 75%
Don Moffitt 75%
Robert Molaro 75%
Charles Morrow III 0%
Rosemary Mulligan 33%
Harold Murphy 0%
Judith Myers 88%
Richard Myers 88%
John Philip Novak 63%
Barack Obama II 50%
Mary O'Brien 50%
William O'Daniel 83%
Timothy Osmond 75%
Carole Pankau 75%
Terry Parke 100%
Kathleen Parker 83%
William Peterson 88%
Edward Petka 83%
James Philip 100%
Sandra Pihos 71%
Raymond Poe 100%
Christine Radogno 100%
Steven Rauschenberger 83%
Dan Reitz 80%
Dale Risinger 86%
Carol Ronen 33%
Dan Rutherford 75%
Jim Sacia 88%
Skip Saviano 50%
Timothy Schmitz 80%
Jeffrey Schoenberg 0%
George Scully, Jr. 25%
George Shadid 75%
William Shaw 25%
Todd Sieben 83%
Ricca Slone 40%
Margaret Smith 0%
Michael Smith 0%
Ron Stephens 100%
Dave Sullivan 100%
Ed Sullivan, Jr. 63%
Arthur Tenhouse 80%
Arthur Turner, Sr. 0%
Louis Viverito 80%
Ronald Wait 100%
Lawrence Walsh, Sr. 83%
Thomas Walsh 88%
Frank Watson 88%
James Watson 88%
Patrick Welch 50%
Richard Winkel, Jr. 100%
David Winters 100%
David Wirsing 75%
Kathleen Wojcik 100%
Larry Woolard 100%
Karen Yarbrough 0%
Wyvetter Younge 0%
Anne Zickus 100%

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