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Special Interest Groups

Rating Group: American Nurses Association

2009 Positions

State Office District Name Party Rating
Neil Abercrombie 100%
Gary Ackerman 100%
John Adler 50%
Daniel Akaka, Sr. 100%
Todd Akin 0%
Rodney Alexander 0%
Jason Altmire 50%
Rob Andrews 100%
Michael Arcuri 100%
Steve Austria 0%
Joe Baca, Sr. 100%
Michele Bachmann 0%
Spencer Bachus 0%
Brian Baird 50%
J. Gresham Barrett 0%
John Barrow 50%
Roscoe Bartlett 0%
Max Baucus 100%
Evan Bayh 100%
Melissa Bean 100%
Mark Begich 0%
Bob Bennett 0%
Shelley Berkley 100%
Howard Berman 100%
Marion Berry 100%
Judy Biggert 0%
Brian Bilbray 0%
Jeff Bingaman 100%
Tim Bishop 100%
John Boccieri 50%
Kit Bond 0%
Jo Bonner, Jr. 0%
Mary Bono Mack 0%
Dan Boren 50%
Leonard Boswell 100%
Rick Boucher 50%
Allen Boyd, Jr. 50%
Bruce Braley 100%
Bobby Bright 0%
Paul Broun 0%
Henry Brown, Jr. 0%
Ginny Brown-Waite 0%
Jim Bunning 0%
Roland Burris 100%
Dan Burton 0%
Steve Buyer 0%
Robert Byrd 100%
Dave Camp 0%
John Campbell III 0%
Eric Cantor 0%
Joseph Cao 50%
Dennis Cardoza 100%
Russ Carnahan 100%
Christopher Carney 100%
Mike Castle 0%
Saxby Chambliss 0%
Ben Chandler III 50%
Travis Childers 50%
Howard Coble 0%
Thomas Coburn 0%
Kent Conrad 100%
Jerry Costello 100%
Kathy Dahlkemper 100%
Artur Davis 50%
Geoff Davis 0%
Lincoln Davis 50%
Bill Delahunt 100%
James DeMint 0%
Lincoln Diaz-Balart 0%
Norm Dicks 100%
John Dingell 100%
Chris Dodd 100%
Byron Dorgan 100%
David Dreier 0%
Steve Driehaus 100%
Chet Edwards 50%
Vern Ehlers 0%
Brad Ellsworth 100%
Jo Ann Emerson 0%
John Ensign 0%
Bob Etheridge 100%
Russ Feingold 100%
Bob Filner 100%
Barney Frank 100%
Elton Gallegly 0%
Jim Gerlach 0%
Gabrielle Giffords 100%
Phil Gingrey 0%
Charlie Gonzalez 100%
Bart Gordon 50%
Judd Gregg 0%
Parker Griffith, Jr. 0%
Kay Hagan 100%
John Hall 100%
Ralph Hall 0%
Debbie Halvorson 100%
Phil Hare 100%
Tom Harkin 100%
Jane Harman 100%
Doc Hastings 0%
Wally Herger, Jr. 0%
Stephanie Herseth Sandlin 50%
Baron Hill 100%
Maurice Hinchey 100%
Paul Hodes 100%
Pete Hoekstra 0%
Thomas Holden 50%
Rush Holt, Jr. 100%
Kay Hutchison 0%
Bob Inglis, Sr. 0%
Daniel Inouye 100%
Jesse Jackson, Jr. 100%
Mike Johanns 0%
Tim Johnson 0%
Timothy Johnson 100%
Steve Kagen 100%
Paul Kanjorski 100%
Ted Kaufman 100%
Patrick Kennedy 100%
Dale Kildee 100%
Carolyn Kilpatrick 100%
Mary Jo Kilroy 100%
Jack Kingston 0%
Paul Kirk, Jr. 100%
Larry Kissell 50%
Ron Klein 100%
Herb Kohl 100%
Suzanne Kosmas 50%
Frank Kratovil, Jr. 50%
Dennis Kucinich 50%
Jon Kyl 0%
Mary Landrieu 100%
Tom Latham 0%
Steve LaTourette 0%
Frank Lautenberg 100%
Chris Lee 0%
George LeMieux 0%
Carl Levin 100%
Jerry Lewis 0%
Joe Lieberman 100%
Blanche Lincoln 100%
John Linder 0%
Dick Lugar 0%
Dan Lungren 0%
Connie Mack IV 0%
Dan Maffei 100%
Don Manzullo 0%
Betsy Markey 50%
Jim Marshall 50%
Eric Massa 50%
Jim Matheson 50%
Carolyn McCarthy 100%
Thaddeus McCotter 0%
Mike McIntyre 50%
Buck McKeon 0%
Michael McMahon 50%
Kendrick Meek, Sr. 100%
Charlie Melancon, Sr. 50%
Mike Michaud 100%
Gary Miller 0%
George Miller 100%
Brad Miller 100%
Walt Minnick 0%
Harry Mitchell 100%
Alan Mollohan 100%
Dennis Moore 100%
Jim Moran, Jr. 100%
Patrick Murphy 100%
Scott Murphy 100%
Jack Murtha 100%
Sue Myrick 0%
Ben Nelson 100%
Glenn Nye III 50%
Jim Oberstar 100%
Dave Obey 100%
John Olver 100%
Solomon Ortiz, Sr. 100%
Bill Owens 100%
Ed Pastor 100%
Ron Paul 0%
Donald Payne 100%
Tom Perriello 100%
Tom Petri 0%
Todd Platts 0%
Earl Pomeroy 100%
Mark Pryor 100%
George Radanovich 0%
Nick Rahall II 100%
Denny Rehberg 0%
Silvestre Reyes 100%
Laura Richardson 100%
Jay Rockefeller IV 100%
Ciro Rodriguez 100%
Mike Rogers 0%
Mike Ross 50%
Steve Rothman 100%
John Salazar 100%
Mark Schauer 100%
Jean Schmidt 0%
Aaron Schock 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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