Rating Group: United Electrical Radio and Machine Workers

2002 Positions

Issues: Labor Unions
State Office Name Party Rating
CA U.S. Senate-Sr Dianne Feinstein D 43%
CA U.S. House-28 Adam Schiff D 72%
CA U.S. House-30 Brad Sherman D 86%
CA U.S. House-32 Grace Napolitano D 100%
CA U.S. House-39 Ed Royce R 0%
CA U.S. House-40 Lucille Roybal-Allard D 100%
CA U.S. House-42 Ken Calvert R 0%
CA U.S. House-43 Maxine Waters D 100%
CA Attorney General Xavier Becerra D 100%
CA Supervisor-1 Hilda Solis 100%
CT U.S. House-1 John Larson D 100%
CT U.S. House-3 Rosa DeLauro D 100%
IA U.S. Senate-Sr Chuck Grassley R 0%
IL U.S. Senate-Sr Dick Durbin D 86%
IL U.S. House-1 Bobby Rush D 72%
IL U.S. House-4 Luis Gutiérrez D 86%
IL U.S. House-7 Danny Davis D 100%
IL U.S. House-9 Jan Schakowsky D 100%
IN U.S. House-1 Pete Visclosky D 100%
MA U.S. Senate-Jr Ed Markey D 86%
MA U.S. House-1 Richard Neal D 100%
MA U.S. House-2 Jim McGovern D 100%
MA U.S. House-7 Mike Capuano D 100%
MD U.S. Senate-Sr Ben Cardin D 86%
MD U.S. House-7 Elijah Cummings D 100%
MN U.S. House-4 Betty McCollum D 100%
MN Governor Mark Dayton DFL 86%
NC U.S. Senate-Sr Richard Burr R 0%
NC U.S. House-3 Walter Jones, Jr. R 29%
NC U.S. House-4 David Price D 86%
NJ U.S. Senate-Sr Bob Menendez D 86%
NJ U.S. House-4 Chris Smith R 29%
NJ U.S. House-9 Bill Pascrell, Jr. D 72%
NY U.S. Senate-Sr Chuck Schumer D 72%
OH U.S. Senate-Sr Sherrod Brown D 100%
OH U.S. House-1 Steve Chabot R 0%
OH U.S. House-9 Marcy Kaptur D 100%
OH Attorney General Mike DeWine R 0%
PA U.S. Senate-Jr Pat Toomey R 0%
PA U.S. House-1 Bob Brady D 100%
PA U.S. House-14 Mike Doyle D 100%
VA U.S. House-3 Bobby Scott D 86%
VA U.S. House-6 Bob Goodlatte R 0%
VT U.S. Senate-Sr Patrick Leahy D 86%
VT U.S. Senate-Jr Bernie Sanders I 100%
WI U.S. Senate-Jr Tammy Baldwin D 100%
WI U.S. House-1 Paul Ryan R 0%
WI U.S. House-3 Ron Kind D 72%
WI U.S. House-5 Jim Sensenbrenner, Jr. R 0%
George Allen 0%
Rob Andrews 72%
Joe Baca, Sr. 86%
Cass Ballenger 0%
Charlie Bass 14%
Evan Bayh 43%
Douglas Bereuter 14%
Howard Berman 86%
Sherwood Boehlert 14%
Mary Bono Mack 14%
Leonard Boswell 72%
Barbara Boxer 86%
Robert Byrd 100%
Julia Carson 100%
Hillary Clinton 72%
Howard Coble 29%
Jon Corzine 86%
Christopher Cox 0%
Thomas Daschle 43%
Bill Delahunt 100%
Chris Dodd 72%
Calvin Dooley 43%
David Dreier 0%
John Edwards 72%
Philip English 0%
Bob Etheridge 43%
Lane Evans 100%
Chaka Fattah, Sr. 100%
Russ Feingold 100%
Michael Ferguson 14%
Peter Fitzgerald 14%
Barney Frank 86%
Paul Gillmor 0%
James Greenwood 14%
Judd Gregg 0%
Charles Hagel 0%
Tom Harkin 72%
Melissa Hart 0%
Robert Hayes 29%
David Lee Hobson 0%
Joseph Hoeffel 72%
Tim Holden 57%
Rush Holt, Jr. 100%
Amory Houghton, Jr. 29%
Jesse Jackson, Jr. 100%
James Merrill Jeffords 72%
Nancy Johnson 14%
Timothy Johnson 72%
Sue Kelly 0%
Edward Kennedy, Sr. 100%
John Kerry 43%
Mark Kirk 14%
Gerald Kleczka 100%
Herb Kohl 43%
Dennis Kucinich 100%
Tom Latham 0%
Steve LaTourette 43%
James Leach 29%
Jerry Lewis 0%
Joe Lieberman 43%
William Lipinski 57%
Dick Lugar 14%
John McHugh 43%
Mike McIntyre 72%
Buck McKeon 0%
Michael McNulty 86%
Martin Meehan 57%
Barbara Mikulski 86%
Juanita Millender-McDonald 86%
Gary Miller 0%
Alan Mollohan 86%
Sue Myrick 0%
Ben Nelson 0%
Robert William Ney 0%
James Nussle 0%
John Olver 100%
Major Owens 100%
Michael Oxley 0%
Donald Payne 100%
John Peterson 0%
Tom Petri 14%
Deborah Pryce 0%
Jack Quinn 43%
George Radanovich 0%
James Ramstad 14%
Ralph Regula 29%
Jay Rockefeller IV 72%
Steve Rothman 72%
Martin Olav Sabo 100%
Loretta Sanchez 100%
Rick Santorum 0%
Paul Sarbanes 100%
Jim Saxton 0%
Christopher Shays 14%
Robert Ruhl Simmons 43%
Mark Souder 0%
Arlen Specter 29%
Ted Strickland 86%
John Sununu 0%
John Sweeney 0%
Charles Taylor 29%
John Tierney 100%
Stephanie Tubbs Jones 100%
George Voinovich 14%
John Warner 14%
Diane Watson 100%
Mel Watt 100%
Gerald Weller 0%

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