Rating Group: The American Hellenic Educational Progressive Association

2007-2008 Greek American Issues Score

State Office Name Party Rating
AK U.S. Senate-Sr Lisa Murkowski R 76%
AK U.S. House-At-Large Donald Young R 30%
AL U.S. House-3 Mike Rogers R 39%
AL U.S. House-4 Robert Aderholt R 41%
AL U.S. Senate-Sr Richard Shelby R 35%
AR U.S. Senate-Sr John Boozman R 52%
AZ U.S. House-3 Raul Grijalva D 58%
AZ U.S. Senate-Sr John McCain III R 45%
AZ U.S. Senate-Jr Jeff Flake R 30%
CA U.S. House-5 Mike Thompson D 52%
CA U.S. House-6 Doris Matsui D 58%
CA U.S. House-9 Jerry McNerney D 52%
CA U.S. House-12 Nancy Pelosi D 42%
CA U.S. House-13 Barbara Lee D 93%
CA U.S. House-14 Jackie Speier D 8%
CA U.S. House-16 Jim Costa D 65%
CA U.S. House-18 Anna Eshoo D 67%
CA U.S. House-19 Zoe Lofgren D 71%
CA U.S. House-22 Devin Nunes R 39%
CA U.S. House-23 Kevin McCarthy R 45%
CA U.S. House-28 Adam Schiff D 69%
CA U.S. House-30 Brad Sherman D 75%
CA U.S. House-32 Grace Napolitano D 67%
CA U.S. House-38 Linda Sánchez D 65%
CA U.S. House-39 Ed Royce R 57%
CA U.S. House-40 Lucille Roybal-Allard D 55%
CA U.S. House-42 Ken Calvert R 55%
CA U.S. House-43 Maxine Waters D 40%
CA U.S. House-48 Dana Rohrabacher R 42%
CA U.S. House-49 Darrell Issa R 47%
CA U.S. House-50 Duncan Hunter R 40%
CA U.S. House-53 Susan Davis D 55%
CA U.S. Senate-Sr Dianne Feinstein D 82%
CA Attorney General Xavier Becerra D 42%
CO U.S. House-1 Diana DeGette D 52%
CO U.S. House-5 Doug Lamborn R 52%
CO U.S. House-7 Ed Perlmutter D 52%
CT U.S. House-1 John Larson D 45%
CT U.S. House-2 Joe Courtney D 58%
CT U.S. House-3 Rosa DeLauro D 58%
CT U.S. Senate-Jr Chris Murphy D 52%
DC U.S. House-Delegate Eleanor Norton D 53%
DE U.S. Senate-Sr Tom Carper D 76%
FL U.S. House-12 Gus Bilirakis R 100%
FL U.S. House-14 Kathy Castor D 45%
FL U.S. House-16 Vern Buchanan R 39%
FL U.S. House-20 Alcee Hastings, Sr. D 50%
FL U.S. House-23 Debbie Wasserman Schultz D 40%
FL U.S. House-25 Mario Diaz-Balart R 95%
FL U.S. House-27 Ileana Ros-Lehtinen R 100%
FL U.S. Senate-Sr Bill Nelson, Sr. D 81%
GA U.S. House-2 Sanford Bishop, Jr. D 39%
GA U.S. House-4 Hank Johnson, Jr. D 47%
GA U.S. House-5 John Lewis D 52%
GA U.S. House-13 David Scott D 45%
GA U.S. Senate-Sr Johnny Isakson R 59%
GA Governor Nathan Deal R 39%
HI U.S. Senate-Jr Mazie Hirono D 45%
IA U.S. House-2 Dave Loebsack D 45%
IA U.S. House-4 Steve King R 30%
IA U.S. Senate-Sr Chuck Grassley R 47%
ID U.S. House-2 Mike Simpson R 39%
ID U.S. Senate-Sr Mike Crapo R 35%
IL U.S. House-1 Bobby Rush D 69%
IL U.S. House-3 Daniel Lipinski D 55%
IL U.S. House-4 Luis Gutiérrez D 43%
IL U.S. House-6 Peter Roskam R 75%
IL U.S. House-7 Danny Davis D 67%
IL U.S. House-9 Jan Schakowsky D 61%
IL U.S. House-11 Bill Foster D 21%
IL U.S. House-15 John Shimkus R 33%
IL U.S. Senate-Sr Dick Durbin D 100%
IN U.S. House-1 Pete Visclosky D 63%
IN U.S. House-7 André Carson D 21%
IN U.S. Senate-Sr Joe Donnelly, Sr. D 45%
KS U.S. Senate-Sr Pat Roberts R 35%
KS U.S. Senate-Jr Jerry Moran R 39%
KS Governor Sam Brownback R 35%
KY U.S. House-3 John Yarmuth D 45%
KY U.S. House-5 Hal Rogers R 39%
KY U.S. Senate-Sr Mitch McConnell R 35%
LA U.S. House-1 Steve Scalise R 7%
MA U.S. House-1 Richard Neal D 58%
MA U.S. House-2 Jim McGovern D 100%
MA U.S. House-3 Niki Tsongas D 88%
MA U.S. House-7 Mike Capuano D 73%
MA U.S. House-8 Stephen Lynch D 45%
MA U.S. Senate-Jr Ed Markey D 61%
MD U.S. House-2 Dutch Ruppersberger D 52%
MD U.S. House-3 John Sarbanes D 100%
MD U.S. House-5 Steny Hoyer D 45%
MD U.S. House-7 Elijah Cummings D 39%
MD U.S. Senate-Sr Ben Cardin D 88%
MD U.S. Senate-Jr Chris Van Hollen, Jr. D 90%
ME U.S. Senate-Sr Susan Collins R 53%
MI U.S. House-6 Fred Upton R 39%
MI U.S. House-9 Sandy Levin D 55%
MI U.S. Senate-Sr Debbie Stabenow D 76%
MN U.S. House-1 Tim Walz D 45%
MN U.S. House-4 Betty McCollum D 45%
MN U.S. House-5 Keith Ellison D 45%
MN U.S. House-7 Collin Peterson D 45%
MN U.S. Senate-Sr Amy Klobuchar D 55%
MO U.S. House-1 Lacy Clay, Jr. D 61%
MO U.S. House-5 Emanuel Cleaver II D 39%
MO U.S. House-6 Sam Graves R 33%
MO U.S. Senate-Sr Claire McCaskill D 53%
MO U.S. Senate-Jr Roy Blunt R 39%
MS U.S. House-2 Bennie Thompson D 39%
MS U.S. Senate-Sr Thad Cochran R 59%
MS U.S. Senate-Jr Roger Wicker R 13%
MT U.S. Senate-Sr Jon Tester D 53%
NA Vice President Mike Pence R 33%
NA U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions III R 39%
NC U.S. House-1 G.K. Butterfield, Jr. D 45%
NC U.S. House-3 Walter Jones, Jr. R 47%
NC U.S. House-4 David Price D 45%
NC U.S. House-5 Virginia Foxx R 48%
NC U.S. House-10 Patrick McHenry R 36%
NC U.S. Senate-Sr Richard Burr R 35%
NE U.S. House-1 Jeff Fortenberry R 45%
NE U.S. House-3 Adrian Smith R 39%
NH U.S. House-1 Carol Shea-Porter D 45%
NJ U.S. House-2 Frank LoBiondo R 55%
NJ U.S. House-4 Chris Smith R 52%
NJ U.S. House-6 Frank Pallone, Jr. D 100%
NJ U.S. House-8 Albio Sires D 96%
NJ U.S. House-9 Bill Pascrell, Jr. D 74%
NJ U.S. House-11 Rodney Frelinghuysen R 64%
NJ U.S. Senate-Sr Bob Menendez D 100%
NM U.S. Senate-Sr Tom Udall D 39%
NV U.S. Senate-Sr Dean Heller R 39%
NY U.S. House-2 Pete King R 58%
NY U.S. House-5 Gregory Meeks D 61%
NY U.S. House-7 Nydia Velázquez D 45%
NY U.S. House-9 Yvette Clarke D 40%
NY U.S. House-10 Jerry Nadler D 63%
NY U.S. House-12 Carolyn Maloney D 100%
NY U.S. House-14 Joe Crowley D 100%
NY U.S. House-15 José Serrano D 45%
NY U.S. House-16 Eliot Engel D 91%
NY U.S. House-17 Nita Lowey D 66%
NY U.S. House-25 Louise Slaughter D 55%
NY U.S. House-26 Brian Higgins D 45%
NY U.S. Senate-Sr Chuck Schumer D 88%
NY U.S. Senate-Jr Kirsten Gillibrand D 45%
OH U.S. House-4 Jim Jordan R 30%
OH U.S. House-5 Bob Latta R 19%
OH U.S. House-9 Marcy Kaptur D 61%
OH U.S. House-10 Mike Turner R 39%
OH U.S. House-12 Pat Tiberi R 45%
OH U.S. House-13 Tim Ryan D 67%
OH U.S. Senate-Sr Sherrod Brown D 76%
OK U.S. House-3 Frank Lucas R 40%
OK U.S. House-4 Tom Cole R 39%
OK U.S. Senate-Sr Jim Inhofe R 35%
OK Governor Mary Fallin R 39%
OR U.S. House-2 Greg Walden R 45%
OR U.S. House-3 Earl Blumenauer D 71%
OR U.S. House-4 Peter DeFazio D 45%
OR U.S. Senate-Sr Ron Wyden D 65%
PA U.S. House-1 Bob Brady D 45%
PA U.S. House-9 Bill Shuster R 45%
PA U.S. House-14 Mike Doyle D 63%
PA U.S. House-15 Charlie Dent R 52%
PA U.S. Senate-Sr Bob Casey, Jr. D 76%
RI U.S. House-2 Jim Langevin D 77%
RI U.S. Senate-Sr Jack Reed D 78%
RI U.S. Senate-Jr Sheldon Whitehouse D 78%
SC U.S. House-2 Joe Wilson, Sr. R 58%
SC U.S. House-6 Jim Clyburn D 39%
SC U.S. Senate-Sr Lindsey Graham R 35%
SD U.S. Senate-Sr John Thune R 35%
TN U.S. House-2 John Duncan, Jr. R 58%
TN U.S. House-5 Jim Cooper D 39%
TN U.S. House-7 Marsha Blackburn R 30%
TN U.S. House-9 Steve Cohen D 52%
TN U.S. Senate-Sr Lamar Alexander R 35%
TN U.S. Senate-Jr Robert Corker R 35%
TX U.S. House-1 Louie Gohmert R 39%
TX U.S. House-2 Ted Poe R 60%
TX U.S. House-3 Sam Johnson R 23%
TX U.S. House-5 Jeb Hensarling R 45%
TX U.S. House-6 Joe Barton R 30%
TX U.S. House-7 John Culberson R 15%
TX U.S. House-8 Kevin Brady R 45%
TX U.S. House-9 Al Green D 45%
TX U.S. House-10 Michael McCaul R 39%
TX U.S. House-11 Mike Conaway R 39%
TX U.S. House-12 Kay Granger R 42%
TX U.S. House-13 Mac Thornberry R 39%
TX U.S. House-18 Sheila Jackson Lee D 54%
TX U.S. House-21 Lamar Smith R 36%
TX U.S. House-24 Kenny Marchant R 45%
TX U.S. House-26 Michael Burgess R 45%
TX U.S. House-28 Henry Cuellar D 39%
TX U.S. House-29 Gene Green D 61%
TX U.S. House-30 Eddie Johnson D 43%
TX U.S. House-31 John Carter R 55%
TX U.S. House-32 Pete Sessions R 39%
TX U.S. House-35 Lloyd Doggett II D 42%
TX U.S. Senate-Sr John Cornyn R 35%
UT U.S. House-1 Rob Bishop R 30%
UT U.S. Senate-Sr Orrin Hatch R 35%
VA U.S. House-1 Rob Wittman R 7%
VA U.S. House-3 Bobby Scott D 67%
VA U.S. House-6 Bob Goodlatte R 45%
VT U.S. Senate-Sr Patrick Leahy D 76%
VT U.S. Senate-Jr Bernie Sanders I 53%
VT U.S. House-At-Large Peter Welch D 40%
WA U.S. House-2 Rick Larsen D 39%
WA U.S. House-5 Cathy McMorris Rodgers R 39%
WA U.S. House-8 Dave Reichert R 39%
WA U.S. House-9 Adam Smith D 45%
WA U.S. Senate-Sr Patty Murray D 65%
WA U.S. Senate-Jr Maria Cantwell D 53%
WA Governor Jay Inslee D 45%
WI U.S. House-1 Paul Ryan R 39%
WI U.S. House-3 Ron Kind D 39%
WI U.S. House-4 Gwen Moore D 45%
WI U.S. House-5 Jim Sensenbrenner, Jr. R 30%
WI U.S. Senate-Jr Tammy Baldwin D 43%
WV U.S. Senate-Jr Shelley Capito R 42%
WY U.S. Senate-Sr Mike Enzi R 53%
WY U.S. Senate-Jr John Barrasso R 13%
Neil Abercrombie 45%
Gary Ackerman 75%
Daniel Akaka, Sr. 53%
Todd Akin 39%
Rodney Alexander 39%
Jason Altmire 57%
Rob Andrews 94%
Michael Arcuri 52%
Joe Baca, Sr. 47%
Michele Bachmann 40%
Spencer Bachus 39%
Kay Bailey Hutchison 35%
Brian Baird 48%
J. Gresham Barrett 30%
John Barrow 45%
Roscoe Bartlett 39%
Max Baucus 53%
Evan Bayh 76%
Melissa Bean 42%
Bob Bennett 59%
Shelley Berkley 100%
Howard Berman 56%
Marion Berry 45%
Judy Biggert 45%
Brian Bilbray 36%
Jeff Bingaman 76%
Tim Bishop 60%
John Boehner 27%
Kit Bond 53%
Jo Bonner, Jr. 39%
Mary Bono Mack 45%
Dan Boren 45%
Leonard Boswell 45%
Rick Boucher 39%
Charles Boustany, Jr. 39%
Barbara Boxer 76%
Allen Boyd, Jr. 39%
Bruce Braley 33%
Paul Broun 26%
Corrine Brown 45%
Henry Brown, Jr. 100%
Ginny Brown-Waite 64%
Jim Bunning 35%
Dan Burton 45%
Steve Buyer 39%
Robert Byrd 53%
Dave Camp 39%
John Campbell III 36%
Eric Cantor 39%
Lois Capps 65%
Dennis Cardoza 55%
Russ Carnahan 71%
Christopher Carney 45%
Mike Castle 39%
Saxby Chambliss 59%
Ben Chandler III 48%
Travis Childers 7%
Howard Coble 36%
Thomas Coburn 35%
Kent Conrad 53%
John Conyers, Jr. 61%
Jerry Costello 45%
Ander Crenshaw 42%
Artur Davis 47%
Geoff Davis 30%
Lincoln Davis 40%
Bill Delahunt 52%
James DeMint 35%
Lincoln Diaz-Balart 100%
Norm Dicks 45%
John Dingell 45%
Chris Dodd 76%
Byron Dorgan 76%
David Dreier 42%
Donna Edwards 0%
Chet Edwards 45%
Vern Ehlers 45%
Brad Ellsworth 39%
Jo Ann Emerson 47%
John Ensign 35%
Bob Etheridge 45%
Sam Farr 52%
Chaka Fattah, Sr. 76%
Russ Feingold 76%
Bob Filner 55%
Randy Forbes 57%
Barney Frank 72%
Trent Franks 48%
Elton Gallegly 67%
Scott Garrett 87%
Jim Gerlach 45%
Gabrielle Giffords 45%
Phil Gingrey 41%
Charlie Gonzalez 45%
Bart Gordon 45%
Judd Gregg 59%
John Hall 45%
Ralph Hall 45%
Phil Hare 52%
Tom Harkin 53%
Jane Harman 55%
Doc Hastings 39%
Wally Herger, Jr. 39%
Stephanie Herseth Sandlin 40%
Baron Hill 45%
Maurice Hinchey 75%
Rubén Hinojosa, Sr. 65%
Paul Hodes 67%
Pete Hoekstra 30%
Tim Holden 48%
Rush Holt, Jr. 87%
Mike Honda 69%
Bob Inglis, Sr. 51%
Daniel Inouye 76%
Steve Israel 63%
Jesse Jackson, Jr. 89%
Tim Johnson 39%
Timothy Johnson 100%
Steve Kagen 45%
Paul Kanjorski 45%
Edward Kennedy, Sr. 76%
Patrick Kennedy 100%
John Kerry 88%
Dale Kildee 45%
Carolyn Kilpatrick 33%
Jack Kingston 36%
Mark Kirk 61%
Ron Klein 45%
John Kline 39%
Herb Kohl 76%
Dennis Kucinich 55%
Jon Kyl 35%
Mary Landrieu 65%
Tom Latham 39%
Steve LaTourette 45%
Frank Lautenberg 76%
Carl Levin 90%
Jerry Lewis 55%
Joe Lieberman 78%
Blanche Lincoln 53%
John Linder 39%
Dick Lugar 47%
Dan Lungren 45%
Connie Mack IV 39%
Don Manzullo 55%
Jim Marshall 45%
Melquiades Martinez 50%
Jim Matheson 42%
Carolyn McCarthy 61%
Thaddeus McCotter 97%
Jim McDermott 48%
John McHugh 45%
Mike McIntyre 61%
Buck McKeon 39%
Kendrick Meek, Sr. 45%
Charlie Melancon, Sr. 45%
John Mica 47%
Mike Michaud 45%
Barbara Mikulski 100%
Candice Miller 39%
Gary Miller 36%
George Miller 52%
Jeff Miller 30%
Brad Miller 45%
Harry Mitchell 45%
Alan Mollohan 40%
Dennis Moore 51%
Jim Moran, Jr. 61%
Patrick Murphy 45%
Tim Murphy 79%
Jack Murtha 45%
Sue Myrick 73%
Ben Nelson 53%
Randy Neugebauer 39%
Jim Oberstar 36%
Dave Obey 39%
John Olver 45%
Solomon Ortiz, Sr. 45%
Ed Pastor 45%
Ron Paul 23%
Donald Payne 100%
Tom Petri 36%
Joe Pitts 45%
Todd Platts 33%
Earl Pomeroy 45%
Tom Price 30%
Mark Pryor 53%
Adam Putnam 45%
George Radanovich 41%
Nick Rahall II 58%
Charlie Rangel 55%
Denny Rehberg 30%
Harry Reid 76%
Silvestre Reyes 45%
Laura Richardson 26%
Jay Rockefeller IV 76%
Ciro Rodriguez 45%
Mike Rogers 39%
Mike Ross 45%
Steve Rothman 67%
John Salazar 39%
Loretta Sanchez 70%
Jean Schmidt 33%
Allyson Schwartz 52%
Joe Sestak, Jr. 40%
John Shadegg 30%
Heath Shuler 45%
Ike Skelton 40%
Olympia Snowe 100%
Vic Snyder 45%
Mark Souder 45%
Zack Space 100%
Arlen Specter 88%
John Spratt, Jr. 55%
Pete Stark 50%
Cliff Stearns 42%
Bart Stupak 39%
John Sullivan 33%
Betty Sutton 52%
John Tanner 48%
Ellen Tauscher 45%
Gene Taylor 45%
Lee Terry 56%
Todd Tiahrt 39%
John Tierney 61%
Ed Towns 52%
Mark Udall 45%
David Vitter 35%
George Voinovich 84%
Zach Wamp 39%
Diane Watson 100%
Mel Watt 45%
Henry Waxman 55%
Jim Webb, Jr. 53%
Anthony Weiner 81%
Lynn Westmoreland 39%
Robert Wexler 91%
Ed Whitfield 48%
Charlie Wilson, Jr. 45%
Frank Wolf 52%
Lynn Woolsey 48%
David Wu 52%
Bill Young 39%

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