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Special Interest Groups

Rating Group: United Electrical Radio and Machine Workers

2001 Positions

Issues: Labor Unions
State Office District Name Party Rating
CA U.S. Senate Sr Dianne Feinstein Democratic 57%
CA U.S. House 28 Adam Schiff Democratic 57%
CA U.S. House 30 Brad Sherman Democratic 72%
CA U.S. House 32 Grace Napolitano Democratic 86%
CA U.S. House 40 Lucille Roybal-Allard Democratic 86%
CA U.S. House 42 Ken Calvert Republican 0%
CA U.S. House 43 Maxine Waters Democratic 100%
CA Attorney General Xavier Becerra Democratic 72%
CA Supervisor 1 Hilda Solis 72%
CT U.S. House 1 John Larson Democratic 72%
CT U.S. House 3 Rosa DeLauro Democratic 86%
IA U.S. Senate Sr Chuck Grassley Republican 14%
IL U.S. Senate Sr Dick Durbin Democratic 86%
IL U.S. House 1 Bobby Rush Democratic 86%
IL U.S. House 7 Danny Davis Democratic 86%
IL U.S. House 9 Jan Schakowsky Democratic 100%
IN U.S. House 1 Pete Visclosky Democratic 100%
MA U.S. Senate Jr Ed Markey Democratic 86%
MA U.S. House 1 Richard Neal Democratic 86%
MA U.S. House 2 Jim McGovern Democratic 100%
MD U.S. Senate Sr Ben Cardin Democratic 72%
MD U.S. House 7 Elijah Cummings Democratic 100%
MN U.S. House 4 Betty McCollum Democratic 72%
NC U.S. Senate Sr Richard Burr Republican 0%
NC U.S. House 4 David Price Democratic 57%
NJ U.S. Senate Sr Bob Menendez Democratic 72%
NJ U.S. House 4 Chris Smith Republican 29%
NJ U.S. House 9 Bill Pascrell, Jr. Democratic 72%
NY U.S. Senate Sr Chuck Schumer Democratic 72%
OH U.S. Senate Sr Sherrod Brown Democratic 100%
OH U.S. House 1 Steve Chabot Republican 0%
OH U.S. House 9 Marcy Kaptur Democratic 86%
OH Governor Mike DeWine Republican 29%
PA U.S. Senate Jr Pat Toomey Republican 0%
PA U.S. House 18 Mike Doyle, Jr. Democratic 86%
SD U.S. Senate Sr John Thune Republican 0%
VT U.S. Senate Sr Patrick Leahy Democratic 72%
VT U.S. Senate Jr Bernie Sanders Independent 100%
WI U.S. Senate Jr Tammy Baldwin Democratic 86%
WI U.S. House 3 Ron Kind Democratic 43%
WI U.S. House 5 Jim Sensenbrenner, Jr. Republican 0%
WI Mayor At-Large Tom Barrett 86%
George Allen 14%
Rob Andrews 57%
Joe Baca, Sr. 72%
Cass Ballenger 0%
Charlie Bass 0%
Evan Bayh 72%
Douglas Bereuter 0%
Howard Berman 86%
Rod Blagojevich 72%
Sherwood Boehlert 14%
Mary Bono Mack 0%
Robert Borski, Jr. 86%
Leonard Boswell 57%
Barbara Boxer 72%
Bob Brady 86%
Robert Byrd 72%
Mike Capuano 100%
Julia Carson 86%
Eva Clayton 100%
Hillary Clinton 72%
Howard Coble 14%
Jon Corzine 86%
Christopher Cox 0%
William Coyne 100%
Thomas Daschle 57%
Mark Dayton 86%
Bill Delahunt 72%
Chris Dodd 86%
Calvin Dooley 14%
David Dreier 0%
John Edwards 72%
Bob Ehrlich, Jr. 0%
Philip English 0%
Bob Etheridge 43%
Lane Evans 72%
Chaka Fattah, Sr. 72%
Russ Feingold 100%
Michael Ferguson 14%
Peter Fitzgerald 29%
Barney Frank 100%
John Ganske 0%
Paul Gillmor 0%
Bob Goodlatte 0%
James Greenwood 0%
Judd Gregg 14%
Luis Gutiérrez 86%
Charles Hagel 14%
Tony Hall 57%
Tom Harkin 86%
Melissa Hart 0%
Robert Hayes 0%
Jesse Helms 14%
David Lee Hobson 0%
Joseph Hoeffel 72%
Tim Holden 72%
Rush Holt, Jr. 72%
Amory Houghton, Jr. 0%
Jesse Jackson, Jr. 86%
James Merrill Jeffords 43%
Nancy Johnson 0%
Timothy Johnson 72%
Walter Jones, Jr. 14%
Sue Kelly 0%
Edward Kennedy, Sr. 86%
John Kerry 86%
Mark Kirk 0%
Gerald Kleczka 57%
Herb Kohl 72%
Dennis Kucinich 100%
John LaFalce 72%
Tom Latham 0%
Steve LaTourette 29%
James Leach 0%
Jerry Lewis 0%
Joe Lieberman 72%
William Lipinski 29%
Dick Lugar 14%
James Maloney 72%
Frank Mascara 86%
John McHugh 29%
Mike McIntyre 43%
Buck McKeon 0%
Michael McNulty 86%
Martin Meehan 86%
Barbara Mikulski 72%
Juanita Millender-McDonald 86%
Gary Miller 0%
Alan Mollohan 86%
Sue Myrick 0%
Ben Nelson 72%
Robert William Ney 14%
James Nussle 0%
John Olver 100%
Major Owens 86%
Michael Oxley 0%
Donald Payne 100%
John Peterson 0%
Tom Petri 14%
Deborah Pryce 0%
Jack Quinn 14%
George Radanovich 0%
James Ramstad 0%
Ralph Regula 14%
Jay Rockefeller IV 86%
Steve Rothman 72%
Ed Royce 0%
Paul Ryan 0%
Martin Olav Sabo 100%
Loretta Sanchez 100%
Rick Santorum 14%
Paul Sarbanes 86%
Thomas Sawyer 72%
Jim Saxton 14%
Christopher Shays 0%
Robert Ruhl Simmons 14%
Bob Smith 14%
Mark Souder 0%
Arlen Specter 29%
Ted Strickland 57%
John Sununu 0%
John Sweeney 0%
Charles Taylor 14%
John Tierney 100%
Robert Torricelli 72%
James Traficant, Jr. 29%
George Voinovich 14%
John Warner 43%
Mel Watt 100%
Gerald Weller 0%
Paul Wellstone 86%

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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