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Special Interest Groups

Rating Group: Progressive Punch

2013-2014 Lifetime Score

State Office District Name Party Rating
AK U.S. Senate Sr Lisa Murkowski Republican 23%
AL U.S. Senate Sr Richard Shelby Republican 12%
AR U.S. Senate Sr John Boozman Republican 9%
AR U.S. Senate Jr Tom Cotton Republican 3%
AZ U.S. Senate Sr John McCain III Republican 13%
AZ U.S. Senate Jr Jeff Flake Republican 20%
CA U.S. Senate Sr Dianne Feinstein Democratic 87%
CO U.S. Senate Sr Michael Bennet Democratic 89%
CO U.S. Senate Jr Cory Gardner Republican 5%
CT U.S. Senate Sr Richard Blumenthal Democratic 98%
CT U.S. Senate Jr Chris Murphy Democratic 99%
DE U.S. Senate Sr Tom Carper Democratic 83%
DE U.S. Senate Jr Chris Coons Democratic 94%
FL U.S. Senate Sr Bill Nelson, Sr. Democratic 86%
FL U.S. Senate Jr Marco Rubio Republican 7%
GA U.S. Senate Sr Johnny Isakson Republican 6%
HI U.S. Senate Sr Brian Schatz Democratic 99%
HI U.S. Senate Jr Mazie Hirono Democratic 99%
IA U.S. Senate Sr Chuck Grassley Republican 9%
ID U.S. Senate Sr Mike Crapo Republican 4%
ID U.S. Senate Jr James Risch Republican 3%
IL U.S. Senate Sr Dick Durbin Democratic 96%
IL U.S. Senate Jr Tammy Duckworth Democratic 85%
IN U.S. Senate Sr Joe Donnelly, Sr. Democratic 84%
IN U.S. Senate Jr Todd Young Republican 3%
KS U.S. Senate Sr Pat Roberts Republican 6%
KS U.S. Senate Jr Jerry Moran Republican 10%
KY U.S. Senate Sr Mitch McConnell Republican 4%
KY U.S. Senate Jr Rand Paul Republican 8%
LA U.S. Senate Sr Bill Cassidy Republican 6%
MA U.S. Senate Sr Elizabeth Warren Democratic 98%
MA U.S. Senate Jr Ed Markey Democratic 100%
MD U.S. Senate Sr Ben Cardin Democratic 98%
MD U.S. Senate Jr Chris Van Hollen, Jr. Democratic 93%
ME U.S. Senate Sr Susan Collins Republican 38%
ME U.S. Senate Jr Angus King, Jr. Independent 91%
MI U.S. Senate Sr Debbie Stabenow Democratic 93%
MI U.S. Senate Jr Gary Peters Democratic 87%
MN U.S. Senate Sr Amy Klobuchar Democratic 91%
MN U.S. Senate Jr Al Franken Democratic 98%
MO U.S. Senate Sr Claire McCaskill Democratic 79%
MO U.S. Senate Jr Roy Blunt Republican 16%
MS U.S. Senate Sr Thad Cochran Republican 11%
MS U.S. Senate Jr Roger Wicker Republican 10%
MT U.S. Senate Sr Jon Tester Democratic 87%
MT U.S. Senate Jr Steve Daines Republican 5%
NC U.S. Senate Sr Richard Burr Republican 4%
ND U.S. Senate Sr John Hoeven Republican 19%
ND U.S. Senate Jr Heidi Heitkamp Democratic 88%
NE U.S. Senate Sr Deb Fischer Republican 5%
NH U.S. Senate Sr Jeanne Shaheen Democratic 94%
NJ U.S. Senate Sr Bob Menendez Democratic 97%
NJ U.S. Senate Jr Cory Booker Democratic 100%
NM U.S. Senate Sr Tom Udall Democratic 97%
NM U.S. Senate Jr Martin Heinrich Democratic 95%
NV U.S. Senate Sr Dean Heller Republican 20%
NY U.S. Senate Sr Chuck Schumer Democratic 94%
NY U.S. Senate Jr Kirsten Gillibrand Democratic 98%
OH U.S. Senate Sr Sherrod Brown Democratic 98%
OH U.S. Senate Jr Rob Portman Republican 12%
OK U.S. Senate Sr Jim Inhofe Republican 3%
OK U.S. Senate Jr James Lankford Republican 3%
OR U.S. Senate Sr Ron Wyden Democratic 90%
OR U.S. Senate Jr Jeff Merkley Democratic 97%
PA U.S. Senate Sr Bob Casey, Jr. Democratic 93%
PA U.S. Senate Jr Pat Toomey Republican 6%
RI U.S. Senate Sr Jack Reed Democratic 97%
RI U.S. Senate Jr Sheldon Whitehouse Democratic 98%
SC U.S. Senate Sr Lindsey Graham Republican 10%
SC U.S. Senate Jr Tim Scott Republican 0%
SD U.S. Senate Sr John Thune Republican 6%
TN U.S. Senate Sr Lamar Alexander Republican 12%
TN U.S. Senate Jr Robert Corker Republican 12%
TX U.S. Senate Sr John Cornyn Republican 3%
TX U.S. Senate Jr Ted Cruz Republican 2%
UT U.S. Senate Sr Orrin Hatch Republican 8%
UT U.S. Senate Jr Mike Lee Republican 7%
VA U.S. Senate Sr Mark Warner Democratic 89%
VA U.S. Senate Jr Tim Kaine Democratic 93%
VT U.S. Senate Sr Patrick Leahy Democratic 93%
VT U.S. Senate Jr Bernie Sanders Independent 97%
WA U.S. Senate Sr Patty Murray Democratic 92%
WA U.S. Senate Jr Maria Cantwell Democratic 91%
WI U.S. Senate Sr Ron Johnson Republican 2%
WI U.S. Senate Jr Tammy Baldwin Democratic 99%
WV U.S. Senate Sr Joe Manchin III Democratic 74%
WV U.S. Senate Jr Shelley Capito Republican 13%
WY U.S. Senate Sr Mike Enzi Republican 3%
WY U.S. Senate Jr John Barrasso Republican 3%
AK U.S. House At-Large Donald Young Republican 11%
AL U.S. House 2 Martha Roby Republican 6%
AL U.S. House 3 Mike Rogers Republican 8%
AL U.S. House 4 Robert Aderholt Republican 7%
AL U.S. House 5 Mo Brooks Republican 5%
AL U.S. House 7 Terri Sewell Democratic 86%
AR U.S. House 1 Rick Crawford Republican 6%
AR U.S. House 3 Steve Womack Republican 6%
AZ U.S. House 3 Raul Grijalva Democratic 98%
AZ U.S. House 4 Paul Gosar Republican 5%
AZ U.S. House 6 David Schweikert Republican 4%
AZ U.S. House 8 Trent Franks Republican 2%
AZ U.S. House 9 Kyrsten Sinema Democratic 70%
CA U.S. House 1 Doug LaMalfa Republican 3%
CA U.S. House 2 Jared Huffman Democratic 96%
CA U.S. House 3 John Garamendi Democratic 92%
CA U.S. House 4 Tom McClintock Republican 7%
CA U.S. House 5 Mike Thompson Democratic 90%
CA U.S. House 6 Doris Matsui Democratic 96%
CA U.S. House 7 Ami Bera Democratic 80%
CA U.S. House 8 Paul Cook Republican 6%
CA U.S. House 9 Jerry McNerney Democratic 88%
CA U.S. House 10 Jeff Denham Republican 6%
CA U.S. House 12 Nancy Pelosi Democratic 94%
CA U.S. House 13 Barbara Lee Democratic 97%
CA U.S. House 14 Jackie Speier Democratic 94%
CA U.S. House 15 Eric Swalwell Democratic 90%
CA U.S. House 16 Jim Costa Democratic 74%
CA U.S. House 18 Anna Eshoo Democratic 91%
CA U.S. House 19 Zoe Lofgren Democratic 90%
CA U.S. House 21 David Valadao Republican 9%
CA U.S. House 22 Devin Nunes Republican 3%
CA U.S. House 23 Kevin McCarthy Republican 3%
CA U.S. House 26 Julia Brownley Democratic 87%
CA U.S. House 27 Judy Chu Democratic 97%
CA U.S. House 28 Adam Schiff Democratic 91%
CA U.S. House 29 Tony Cárdenas Democratic 90%
CA U.S. House 30 Brad Sherman Democratic 89%
CA U.S. House 32 Grace Napolitano Democratic 94%
CA U.S. House 36 Raul Ruiz Democratic 74%
CA U.S. House 37 Karen Bass Democratic 97%
CA U.S. House 38 Linda Sánchez Democratic 97%
CA U.S. House 39 Ed Royce Republican 6%
CA U.S. House 40 Lucille Roybal-Allard Democratic 95%
CA U.S. House 41 Mark Takano Democratic 94%
CA U.S. House 42 Ken Calvert Republican 6%
CA U.S. House 43 Maxine Waters Democratic 95%
CA U.S. House 47 Alan Lowenthal Democratic 97%
CA U.S. House 48 Dana Rohrabacher Republican 8%
CA U.S. House 49 Darrell Issa Republican 3%
CA U.S. House 50 Duncan Hunter Republican 3%
CA U.S. House 51 Juan Vargas Democratic 89%
CA U.S. House 52 Scott Peters Democratic 76%
CA U.S. House 53 Susan Davis Democratic 91%
CO U.S. House 1 Diana DeGette Democratic 93%
CO U.S. House 2 Jared Polis Democratic 90%
CO U.S. House 3 Scott Tipton Republican 7%
CO U.S. House 5 Doug Lamborn Republican 1%
CO U.S. House 6 Michael Coffman Republican 6%
CO U.S. House 7 Ed Perlmutter Democratic 88%
CT U.S. House 1 John Larson Democratic 92%
CT U.S. House 2 Joe Courtney Democratic 92%
CT U.S. House 3 Rosa DeLauro Democratic 92%
CT U.S. House 4 Jim Himes Democratic 87%
CT U.S. House 5 Elizabeth Esty Democratic 90%
FL U.S. House 3 Ted Yoho Republican 6%
FL U.S. House 6 Ron DeSantis Republican 4%
FL U.S. House 8 Bill Posey Republican 7%
FL U.S. House 11 Daniel Webster Republican 5%
FL U.S. House 12 Gus Bilirakis Republican 8%
FL U.S. House 14 Kathy Castor Democratic 94%
FL U.S. House 15 Dennis Ross Republican 3%
FL U.S. House 16 Vern Buchanan Republican 10%
FL U.S. House 17 Tom Rooney Republican 6%
FL U.S. House 20 Alcee Hastings, Sr. Democratic 92%
FL U.S. House 21 Lois Frankel Democratic 92%
FL U.S. House 22 Ted Deutch Democratic 93%
FL U.S. House 23 Debbie Wasserman Schultz Democratic 93%
FL U.S. House 24 Frederica Wilson Democratic 93%
FL U.S. House 25 Mario Diaz-Balart Republican 12%
FL U.S. House 27 Ileana Ros-Lehtinen Republican 15%
GA U.S. House 2 Sanford Bishop, Jr. Democratic 77%
GA U.S. House 4 Hank Johnson, Jr. Democratic 95%
GA U.S. House 5 John Lewis Democratic 96%
GA U.S. House 7 Rob Woodall Republican 5%
GA U.S. House 8 Austin Scott Republican 2%
GA U.S. House 9 Doug Collins Republican 3%
GA U.S. House 13 David Scott Democratic 86%
GA U.S. House 14 Tom Graves, Jr. Republican 4%
HI U.S. House 1 Colleen Hanabusa Democratic 91%
HI U.S. House 2 Tulsi Gabbard Democratic 86%
IA U.S. House 2 Dave Loebsack Democratic 90%
IA U.S. House 4 Steve King Republican 3%
ID U.S. House 1 Raúl Labrador Republican 7%
ID U.S. House 2 Mike Simpson Republican 10%
IL U.S. House 1 Bobby Rush Democratic 93%
IL U.S. House 2 Robin Kelly Democratic 93%
IL U.S. House 3 Daniel Lipinski Democratic 84%
IL U.S. House 4 Luis Gutiérrez Democratic 93%
IL U.S. House 5 Mike Quigley Democratic 93%
IL U.S. House 6 Peter Roskam Republican 5%
IL U.S. House 7 Danny Davis Democratic 95%
IL U.S. House 9 Jan Schakowsky Democratic 98%
IL U.S. House 10 Brad Schneider Democratic 81%
IL U.S. House 11 Bill Foster Democratic 84%
IL U.S. House 13 Rodney Davis Republican 9%
IL U.S. House 14 Randy Hultgren Republican 4%
IL U.S. House 15 John Shimkus Republican 7%
IL U.S. House 16 Adam Kinzinger Republican 8%
IL U.S. House 17 Cheri Bustos Democratic 78%
IN U.S. House 1 Pete Visclosky Democratic 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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