Rating Group: Illinois AFL-CIO

2001 Positions

Issues: Labor Unions
State Office Name Party Rating
IL U.S. House-6 Peter Roskam R 37%
IL U.S. House-12 Michael Bost R 44%
IL U.S. House-14 Randy Hultgren R 30%
IL State House-1 Daniel Burke D 95%
IL State House-4 Cynthia Soto D 91%
IL State House-12 Sara Feigenholtz D 96%
IL State House-16 Lou Lang D 100%
IL State House-20 Michael McAuliffe R 62%
IL State House-22 Michael Madigan D 96%
IL State House-25 Barbara Currie D 96%
IL State House-31 Mary Flowers D 92%
IL State House-47 Patricia Bellock R 25%
IL State House-82 Jim Durkin R 44%
IL State House-88 Keith Sommer R 24%
IL State House-101 Bill Mitchell R 70%
IL State House-105 Dan Brady R 34%
IL State House-113 Jay Hoffman D 100%
IL State Senate-1 Antonio Munoz D 94%
IL State Senate-4 Kimberly Lightford D 89%
IL State Senate-6 John Cullerton D 94%
IL State Senate-8 Ira Silverstein D 94%
IL State Senate-17 Donne Trotter D 68%
IL State Senate-30 Terry Link D 94%
IL State Senate-35 Dave Syverson R 27%
IL State Senate-55 Dale Righter R 21%
IL State Senate-57 James Clayborne II D 100%
IL Attorney General Lisa Madigan D 89%
IL Auditor General Frank Mautino D 100%
IL Comptroller Susana Mendoza D 91%
IL Supervisor-At-Large M. Maggie Crotty D 96%
IL Alderman-Ward 48 Harry Osterman D 93%
IL Commissioner-12 John Fritchey 96%
IL Board Member-20 Sidney Mathias 39%
IL Board Member-At-Large Dan Cronin 42%
IL Chairman-At-Large Christopher Lauzen R 32%
Edward Acevedo 91%
Suzanne Bassi 31%
Mark Beaubien, Jr. 40%
Tom Berns 29%
Robert Biggins 25%
William Black 27%
Michael Boland 100%
Larry Bomke 32%
Evelyn Bowles 100%
Richard Bradley 95%
James Brosnahan 100%
Joel Brunsvold 100%
Robert Bugielski 91%
J. Burzynski 38%
Ralph Capparelli 91%
Annazette Collins 91%
Elizabeth Coulson 37%
Mary Lou Cowlishaw 17%
Tom Cross 29%
Julie Curry 100%
Lee Daniels 27%
Thomas Dart 100%
Monique Davis 95%
Steve Davis 100%
James DeLeo 94%
William Delgado 100%
Miguel Del Valle 94%
Vince Demuzio 95%
Kirk Dillard 32%
Laura Kent Donahue 16%
Walter Dudycz 47%
Judy Erwin 66%
Gary Forby 100%
James Fowler 100%
Jack Franks 94%
Susan Garrett 66%
Adeline Jay Geo-Karis 37%
Calvin Giles 93%
Kurt Granberg 100%
Debbie Halvorson 100%
Julie Hamos 93%
Gary Hannig 96%
Charles Hartke 96%
Brent Hassert 46%
Carl Hawkinson 32%
Rickey Hendon 100%
Douglas Hoeft 19%
Thomas Holbrook 100%
Constance Howard 100%
Dennis Jacobs 100%
Thomas Lee Johnson 39%
Emil Jones, Jr. 95%
John Jones 38%
Lovana Jones 91%
Shirley Jones 95%
Wendell Jones 26%
Doris Karpiel 47%
Howard Kenner 95%
Dick Klemm 58%
Gwenn Klingler 50%
Renée Kosel 30%
Carolyn Krause 52%
Rosemary Kurtz 15%
I. Ronald Lawfer 29%
David Leitch 28%
Patricia Lindner 20%
David Luechtefeld 27%
Eileen Lyons 20%
Joseph Lyons 91%
William Mahar 48%
Karen May 95%
Kevin McCarthy 100%
John McGuire 100%
Larry McKeon 96%
James Meyer 57%
David Miller 90%
Gerald Mitchell 45%
Don Moffitt 65%
Robert Molaro 94%
Charles Morrow III 95%
Rosemary Mulligan 49%
Harold Murphy 100%
Judith Myers 32%
Richard Myers 28%
N. Duane Noland 32%
John Philip Novak 100%
Barack Obama II 89%
Mary O'Brien 100%
William A O'Connor 61%
William O'Daniel 52%
Patrick O'Malley 42%
Timothy Osmond 36%
Carole Pankau 35%
Terry Parke 30%
Kathleen Parker 16%
William Peterson 48%
Edward Petka 47%
James Philip 53%
Raymond Poe 44%
Christine Radogno 31%
Steven Rauschenberger 26%
Dan Reitz 100%
Carol Ronen 94%
Dan Rutherford 45%
Robert Ryan, Jr. 100%
Skip Saviano 66%
Timothy Schmitz 37%
Jeffrey Schoenberg 89%
George Scully, Jr. 100%
George Shadid 89%
William Shaw 95%
Todd Sieben 26%
Ricca Slone 100%
Margaret Smith 100%
Michael Smith 100%
Dave Sullivan 62%
Arthur Tenhouse 22%
Arthur Turner, Sr. 96%
Louis Viverito 94%
Ronald Wait 22%
Lawrence Walsh, Sr. 100%
Thomas Walsh 31%
Frank Watson 32%
Stanley Blake Weaver 31%
Patrick Welch 85%
Richard Winkel, Jr. 52%
David Winters 37%
David Wirsing 21%
Kathleen Wojcik 21%
Larry Woolard 89%
Karen Yarbrough 79%
Wyvetter Younge 95%
Anne Zickus 29%

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