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Special Interest Groups

Rating Group: Food Policy Action

2011-2012 Positions

State Office District Name Party Rating
Gary Ackerman 100%
Sandy Adams 29%
Daniel Akaka, Sr. 94%
Todd Akin 46%
Rodney Alexander 43%
Jason Altmire 50%
Rob Andrews 92%
Steve Austria 36%
Kelly Ayotte 33%
Joe Baca, Sr. 64%
Michele Bachmann 42%
Spencer Bachus 43%
Kay Bailey Hutchison 24%
Ron Barber 100%
John Barrow 57%
Roscoe Bartlett 29%
Charlie Bass 71%
Max Baucus 67%
Mark Begich 83%
Dan Benishek 36%
Rick Berg 36%
Shelley Berkley 93%
Howard Berman 100%
Judy Biggert 57%
Brian Bilbray 31%
Jeff Bingaman 89%
Tim Bishop 93%
Jo Bonner, Jr. 36%
Mary Bono Mack 29%
Dan Boren 50%
Leonard Boswell 64%
Charles Boustany, Jr. 29%
Barbara Boxer 100%
Bruce Braley 69%
Paul Broun 21%
Corrine Brown 71%
Scott Brown 78%
Ann Marie Buerkle 14%
Dan Burton 14%
Dave Camp 36%
John Campbell III 27%
Francisco Canseco 14%
Eric Cantor 14%
Lois Capps 86%
Dennis Cardoza 62%
Russ Carnahan 79%
Jason Chaffetz 14%
Saxby Chambliss 11%
Ben Chandler III 64%
Hansen Clarke 93%
Dan Coats 22%
Howard Coble 46%
Thomas Coburn 33%
Kent Conrad 67%
Jerry Costello 57%
Chip Cravaack 36%
Ander Crenshaw 36%
Mark Critz 50%
Geoff Davis 46%
James DeMint 28%
Norm Dicks 79%
John Dingell 93%
Bob Dold 71%
David Dreier 50%
Donna Edwards 79%
Renee Ellmers 29%
Jo Ann Emerson 29%
Sam Farr 71%
Chaka Fattah, Sr. 93%
Bob Filner 93%
Stephen Fincher 29%
Mike Fitzpatrick 57%
John Fleming, Jr. 21%
Randy Forbes 43%
Barney Frank 92%
Elton Gallegly 43%
Scott Garrett 29%
Jim Gerlach 43%
Chris Gibson 77%
Phil Gingrey 21%
Charlie Gonzalez 86%
Michael Grimm 57%
Frank Guinta 36%
Kay Hagan 61%
Janice Hahn 100%
Ralph Hall 21%
Richard Hanna 69%
Tom Harkin 78%
Doc Hastings 29%
Nan Hayworth 43%
Joe Heck, Jr. 43%
Wally Herger, Jr. 8%
Maurice Hinchey 92%
Rubén Hinojosa, Sr. 77%
Thomas Holden 57%
Rush Holt, Jr. 86%
Mike Honda 92%
Tim Huelskamp 14%
Duncan Hunter 29%
Robert Hurt 14%
Daniel Inouye 89%
Steve Israel 93%
Jesse Jackson, Jr. 83%
Mike Johanns 22%
Timothy Johnson 83%
Tim Johnson 43%
John Kerry 94%
Dale Kildee 79%
Jack Kingston 43%
Mark Kirk 33%
Larry Kissell 64%
John Kline 21%
Herb Kohl 78%
Dennis Kucinich 93%
Jon Kyl 33%
Mary Landrieu 67%
Tom Latham 36%
Steve LaTourette 43%
Frank Lautenberg 100%
Carl Levin 89%
Jerry Lewis 43%
Joe Lieberman 100%
Dick Lugar 33%
Cynthia Lummis 29%
Dan Lungren 36%
Connie Mack IV 21%
Don Manzullo 7%
Jim Matheson 71%
Carolyn McCarthy 92%
Thaddeus McCotter 67%
Jim McDermott 100%
Mike McIntyre 57%
Buck McKeon 43%
John Mica 29%
Mike Michaud 93%
Barbara Mikulski 100%
Candice Miller 43%
Gary Miller 21%
George Miller 92%
Jeff Miller 29%
Brad Miller 79%
Jim Moran, Jr. 100%
Sue Myrick 31%
Ben Nelson 56%
Randy Neugebauer 14%
Rich Nugent 36%
Alan Nunnelee 43%
John Olver 100%
Bill Owens 79%
Ed Pastor 79%
Ron Paul 30%
Donald Payne 92%
Tom Petri 29%
Joe Pitts 46%
Todd Platts 57%
Mike Pompeo 7%
Mark Pryor 61%
Ben Quayle 31%
Nick Rahall II 77%
Charlie Rangel 100%
Denny Rehberg 36%
Harry Reid 89%
Silvestre Reyes 79%
Reid Ribble 36%
Laura Richardson 79%
Scott Rigell 43%
David Rivera 43%
Jay Rockefeller IV 100%
Mike Rogers 43%
Mike Ross 57%
Steve Rothman 100%
Jon Runyan 79%
Loretta Sanchez 86%
Bobby Schilling 43%
Jean Schmidt 36%
Aaron Schock 36%
Allyson Schwartz 93%
Heath Shuler 64%
Olympia Snowe 72%
Steve Southerland 14%
Pete Stark 100%
Cliff Stearns 29%
Marlin Stutzman 14%
John Sullivan 31%
Betty Sutton 93%
Lee Terry 21%
John Tierney 93%
Ed Towns 86%
Bob Turner 0%
Mark Udall 83%
David Vitter 11%
Joe Walsh 21%
Mel Watt 77%
Henry Waxman 93%
Jim Webb, Jr. 81%
Allen West 50%
Lynn Westmoreland 14%
Ed Whitfield 42%
Frank Wolf 64%
Lynn Woolsey 93%

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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