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Rating Group: American Council of Engineering Companies

2011-2012 Positions

State Office District Name Party Rating
AK U.S. Senate Sr Lisa Murkowski Republican 100
AK U.S. House At-Large Don Young Republican 82
AL U.S. Senate Sr Richard Shelby Republican 89
AL U.S. Senate Jr Jeff Sessions III Republican 88
AL U.S. House 2 Martha Roby Republican 83
AL U.S. House 3 Mike Rogers Republican 82
AL U.S. House 4 Robert Aderholt Republican 83
AL U.S. House 5 Mo Brooks Republican 64
AL U.S. House 7 Terri Sewell Democratic 69
AR U.S. Senate Sr John Boozman Republican 89
AR U.S. House 1 Rick Crawford Republican 83
AR U.S. House 3 Steve Womack Republican 82
AR Lieutenant Governor Tim Griffin Republican 73
AZ U.S. Senate Sr John McCain III Republican 50
AZ U.S. Senate Jr Jeff Flake Republican 55
AZ U.S. House 3 Raúl Grijalva Democratic 58
AZ U.S. House 4 Paul Gosar Republican 64
AZ U.S. House 6 David Schweikert Republican 55
AZ U.S. House 8 Trent Franks Republican 45
CA U.S. Senate Sr Dianne Feinstein Democratic 78
CA U.S. Senate Jr Barbara Boxer Democratic 78
CA U.S. House 3 John Garamendi Democratic 69
CA U.S. House 4 Tom McClintock Republican 55
CA U.S. House 5 Mike Thompson Democratic 62
CA U.S. House 6 Doris Matsui Democratic 55
CA U.S. House 9 Jerry McNerney Democratic 83
CA U.S. House 10 Jeff Denham Republican 73
CA U.S. House 12 Nancy Pelosi Democratic 55
CA U.S. House 13 Barbara Lee Democratic 50
CA U.S. House 14 Jackie Speier Democratic 75
CA U.S. House 16 Jim Costa Democratic 91
CA U.S. House 17 Mike Honda Democratic 64
CA U.S. House 18 Anna Eshoo Democratic 55
CA U.S. House 19 Zoe Lofgren Democratic 50
CA U.S. House 20 Sam Farr Democratic 55
CA U.S. House 22 Devin Nunes Republican 82
CA U.S. House 23 Kevin McCarthy Republican 82
CA U.S. House 24 Lois Capps Democratic 62
CA U.S. House 27 Judy Chu Democratic 58
CA U.S. House 28 Adam Schiff Democratic 67
CA U.S. House 30 Brad Sherman Democratic 55
CA U.S. House 32 Grace Napolitano Democratic 64
CA U.S. House 34 Xavier Becerra Democratic 55
CA U.S. House 37 Karen Bass Democratic 55
CA U.S. House 38 Linda Sánchez Democratic 60
CA U.S. House 39 Ed Royce Republican 64
CA U.S. House 40 Lucille Roybal-Allard Democratic 50
CA U.S. House 42 Ken Calvert Republican 83
CA U.S. House 43 Maxine Waters Democratic 50
CA U.S. House 44 Janice Hahn Democratic 67
CA U.S. House 46 Loretta Sanchez Democratic 64
CA U.S. House 48 Dana Rohrabacher Republican 64
CA U.S. House 49 Darrell Issa Republican 70
CA U.S. House 50 Duncan Hunter Republican 73
CA U.S. House 53 Susan Davis Democratic 73
CO U.S. Senate Sr Michael Bennet Democratic 75
CO U.S. Senate Jr Cory Gardner Republican 73
CO U.S. House 1 Diana DeGette Democratic 58
CO U.S. House 2 Jared Polis Democratic 64
CO U.S. House 3 Scott Tipton Republican 73
CO U.S. House 5 Doug Lamborn Republican 50
CO U.S. House 6 Michael Coffman Republican 75
CO U.S. House 7 Ed Perlmutter Democratic 83
CT U.S. Senate Sr Richard Blumenthal Democratic 67
CT U.S. Senate Jr Chris Murphy Democratic 64
CT U.S. House 1 John Larson Democratic 64
CT U.S. House 2 Joe Courtney Democratic 69
CT U.S. House 3 Rosa DeLauro Democratic 58
CT U.S. House 4 Jim Himes Democratic 73
DE U.S. Senate Sr Tom Carper Democratic 78
DE U.S. Senate Jr Chris Coons Democratic 78
DE U.S. House At-Large John Carney, Jr. Democratic 75
FL U.S. Senate Sr Bill Nelson, Sr. Democratic 78
FL U.S. Senate Jr Marco Rubio Republican 71
FL U.S. House 1 Jeff Miller Republican 64
FL U.S. House 4 Ander Crenshaw Republican 82
FL U.S. House 5 Corrine Brown Democratic 62
FL U.S. House 7 John Mica Republican 82
FL U.S. House 8 Bill Posey Republican 58
FL U.S. House 10 Daniel Webster Republican 73
FL U.S. House 11 Rich Nugent Republican 73
FL U.S. House 12 Gus Bilirakis Republican 73
FL U.S. House 14 Kathy Castor Democratic 77
FL U.S. House 15 Dennis Ross Republican 58
FL U.S. House 16 Vern Buchanan Republican 82
FL U.S. House 17 Tom Rooney Republican 64
FL U.S. House 20 Alcee Hastings, Sr. Democratic 62
FL U.S. House 21 Ted Deutch Democratic 58
FL U.S. House 23 Debbie Wasserman Schultz Democratic 55
FL U.S. House 24 Frederica Wilson Democratic 50
FL U.S. House 25 Mario Diaz-Balart Republican 82
FL U.S. House 27 Ileana Ros-Lehtinen Republican 82
GA U.S. Senate Sr Johnny Isakson Republican 89
GA U.S. House 2 Sanford Bishop, Jr. Democratic 91
GA U.S. House 3 Lynn Westmoreland Republican 55
GA U.S. House 4 Hank Johnson, Jr. Democratic 58
GA U.S. House 5 John Lewis Democratic 58
GA U.S. House 6 Tom Price Republican 64
GA U.S. House 7 Rob Woodall Republican 50
GA U.S. House 8 Austin Scott Republican 55
GA U.S. House 13 David Scott Democratic 70
GA U.S. House 14 Tom Graves, Jr. Republican 55
HI U.S. Senate Jr Mazie Hirono Democratic 69
IA U.S. Senate Sr Chuck Grassley Republican 78
IA U.S. House 2 Dave Loebsack Democratic 77
IA U.S. House 4 Steve King Republican 69
ID U.S. Senate Sr Mike Crapo Republican 50
ID U.S. Senate Jr James Risch Republican 38
ID U.S. House 1 Raúl Labrador Republican 50
ID U.S. House 2 Mike Simpson Republican 80
IL U.S. Senate Sr Dick Durbin Democratic 67
IL U.S. Senate Jr Mark Kirk Republican 75
IL U.S. House 1 Bobby Rush Democratic 62
IL U.S. House 3 Daniel Lipinski Democratic 92
IL U.S. House 4 Luis Gutiérrez Democratic 50
IL U.S. House 5 Mike Quigley Democratic 75
IL U.S. House 6 Peter Roskam Republican 82
IL U.S. House 7 Danny Davis Democratic 60
IL U.S. House 9 Jan Schakowsky Democratic 50
IL U.S. House 10 Bob Dold Republican 75
IL U.S. House 14 Randy Hultgren Republican 80
IL U.S. House 15 John Shimkus Republican 82
IL U.S. House 16 Adam Kinzinger Republican 82
IN U.S. Senate Sr Daniel Coats Republican 78
IN U.S. Senate Jr Joe Donnelly, Sr. Democratic 91
IN U.S. House 1 Pete Visclosky Democratic 70
IN U.S. House 3 Marlin Stutzman Republican 55
IN U.S. House 4 Todd Rokita Republican 64
IN U.S. House 7 André Carson Democratic 67
IN U.S. House 8 Larry Bucshon Republican 82
IN U.S. House 9 Todd Young Republican 73
IN Governor Mike Pence Republican 73
KS U.S. Senate Sr Pat Roberts Republican 89
KS U.S. Senate Jr Jerry Moran Republican 78
KS U.S. House 1 Tim Huelskamp Republican 55
KS U.S. House 2 Lynn Jenkins Republican 50
KS U.S. House 3 Kevin Yoder Republican 64
KS U.S. House 4 Mike Pompeo Republican 55
KY U.S. Senate Sr Mitch McConnell Republican 78
KY U.S. Senate Jr Rand Paul Republican 44
KY U.S. House 1 Ed Whitfield Republican 80
KY U.S. House 2 Brett Guthrie Republican 83
KY U.S. House 3 John Yarmuth Democratic 70
KY U.S. House 5 Hal Rogers Republican 75
LA U.S. Senate Sr David Vitter Republican 75
LA U.S. Senate Jr Bill Cassidy Republican 82
LA U.S. House 1 Steve Scalise Republican 64
LA U.S. House 2 Cedric Richmond Democratic 55
LA U.S. House 3 Charles Boustany, Jr. Republican 85
LA U.S. House 4 John Fleming, Jr. Republican 64
MA U.S. Senate Jr Ed Markey Democratic 58
MA U.S. House 1 Richard Neal Democratic 55
MA U.S. House 2 Jim McGovern Democratic 62
MA U.S. House 3 Niki Tsongas Democratic 58
MA U.S. House 7 Mike Capuano Democratic 58
MA U.S. House 8 Stephen Lynch Democratic 64
MA U.S. House 9 Bill Keating Democratic 69
MD U.S. Senate Sr Barbara Mikulski Democratic 56
MD U.S. Senate Jr Ben Cardin Democratic 70
MD U.S. House 1 Andy Harris Republican 64
MD U.S. House 2 Dutch Ruppersberger Democratic 82
MD U.S. House 3 John Sarbanes Democratic 58
MD U.S. House 4 Donna Edwards Democratic 50
MD U.S. House 5 Steny Hoyer Democratic 55
MD U.S. House 7 Elijah Cummings Democratic 62
MD U.S. House 8 Chris Van Hollen, Jr. Democratic 58
ME U.S. Senate Sr Susan Collins Republican 100
ME U.S. House 1 Chellie Pingree Democratic 67
MI U.S. Senate Sr Debbie Stabenow Democratic 67
MI U.S. Senate Jr Gary Peters Democratic 69
MI U.S. House 1 Dan Benishek Republican 82
MI U.S. House 2 Bill Huizenga Republican 55
MI U.S. House 3 Justin Amash Republican 40
MI U.S. House 6 Fred Upton Republican 73
MI U.S. House 7 Tim Walberg Republican 64
MI U.S. House 9 Sandy Levin Democratic 62
MI U.S. House 10 Candice Miller Republican 82
MI U.S. House 13 John Conyers, Jr. Democratic 62
MN U.S. Senate Sr Amy Klobuchar Democratic/Farmer/Labor 67
MN U.S. Senate Jr Al Franken Democratic/Farmer/Labor 67
MN U.S. House 1 Tim Walz Democratic/Farmer/Labor 75
MN U.S. House 2 John Kline Republican 82
MN U.S. House 3 Erik Paulsen Republican 73
MN U.S. House 4 Betty McCollum Democratic/Farmer/Labor 58
MN U.S. House 5 Keith Ellison Democratic/Farmer/Labor 58
MN U.S. House 7 Collin Peterson Democratic/Farmer/Labor 92
MO U.S. Senate Sr Claire McCaskill Democratic 78
MO U.S. Senate Jr Roy Blunt Republican 89
MO U.S. House 1 Lacy Clay, Jr. Democratic 58
MO U.S. House 3 Blaine Luetkemeyer Republican 82
MO U.S. House 4 Vicky Hartzler Republican 82
MO U.S. House 5 Emanuel Cleaver II Democratic 55
MO U.S. House 6 Sam Graves Republican 73
MO U.S. House 7 Billy Long Republican 82
MS U.S. Senate Sr Thad Cochran Republican 100
MS U.S. Senate Jr Roger Wicker Republican 90
MS U.S. House 2 Bennie Thompson Democratic 58
MS U.S. House 3 Gregg Harper Republican 82
MS U.S. House 4 Steven Palazzo Republican 73
MT U.S. Senate Sr Jon Tester Democratic 89

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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