Rating Group: Illinois AFL-CIO

2005 Positions

Issues: Labor Unions
State Office Name Party Rating
IL U.S. House-2 Robin Kelly D 100%
IL U.S. House-6 Peter Roskam R 23%
IL U.S. House-12 Michael Bost R 35%
IL U.S. House-14 Randy Hultgren R 25%
IL State House-1 Daniel Burke D 95%
IL State House-4 Cynthia Soto D 100%
IL State House-12 Sara Feigenholtz D 95%
IL State House-15 John D'Amico D 91%
IL State House-16 Lou Lang D 95%
IL State House-20 Michael McAuliffe R 61%
IL State House-22 Michael Madigan D 95%
IL State House-25 Barbara Currie D 93%
IL State House-28 Robert Rita D 95%
IL State House-30 William Davis D 100%
IL State House-31 Mary Flowers D 100%
IL State House-47 Patricia Bellock R 20%
IL State House-57 Elaine Nekritz D 95%
IL State House-70 Robert Pritchard R 28%
IL State House-83 Linda Chapa LaVia D 65%
IL State House-88 Keith Sommer R 21%
IL State House-101 Bill Mitchell R 48%
IL State House-105 Dan Brady R 25%
IL State House-109 David Reis R 24%
IL State House-111 Dan Beiser D 73%
IL State House-113 Jay Hoffman D 77%
IL State House-118 Brandon Phelps D 73%
IL State Senate-1 Antonio Munoz D 75%
IL State Senate-3 Mattie Hunter D 91%
IL State Senate-4 Kimberly Lightford D 86%
IL State Senate-6 John Cullerton D 87%
IL State Senate-8 Ira Silverstein D 87%
IL State Senate-11 Martin Sandoval D 87%
IL State Senate-13 Kwame Raoul D 92%
IL State Senate-16 Jacqui Collins D 85%
IL State Senate-17 Donne Trotter D 96%
IL State Senate-20 Iris Martinez D 87%
IL State Senate-30 Terry Link D 96%
IL State Senate-32 Pamela Althoff R 28%
IL State Senate-35 Dave Syverson R 15%
IL State Senate-39 Don Harmon D 96%
IL State Senate-44 William Brady, Jr. R 21%
IL State Senate-51 Chapin Rose R 24%
IL State Senate-55 Dale Righter R 15%
IL State Senate-56 William Haine D 81%
IL State Senate-57 James Clayborne II D 83%
IL Auditor General Frank Mautino D 95%
IL Comptroller Susana Mendoza D 95%
IL Supervisor-At-Large M. Maggie Crotty D 87%
IL Alderman-Ward 48 Harry Osterman D 93%
IL Commissioner-12 John Fritchey 100%
IL Board Member-20 Sidney Mathias 47%
IL Board Member-At-Large Dan Cronin 21%
IL Chairman-At-Large Christopher Lauzen R 21%
IL State Board of Education James Meeks 96%
Edward Acevedo 100%
Suzanne Bassi 21%
Mark Beaubien, Jr. 25%
Maria Berrios 95%
Robert Biggins 25%
William Black 24%
Michael Boland 77%
Larry Bomke 33%
John Bradley 73%
Richard Bradley 95%
Rich Brauer 26%
James Brosnahan 92%
J. Burzynski 18%
Michelle Chavez 95%
Robert Churchill 25%
Annazette Collins 89%
Marlow Colvin 95%
Elizabeth Coulson 41%
Tom Cross 25%
Shane Cultra 16%
Gary Dahl 25%
Lee Daniels 25%
Monique Davis 100%
James DeLeo 92%
William Delgado 100%
Miguel Del Valle 96%
Deanna Demuzio 83%
Kirk Dillard 19%
Lisa Dugan 73%
Kenneth Dunkin 82%
Joe Dunn 32%
Roger Eddy 16%
Robert Flider 73%
Gary Forby 83%
Jack Franks 83%
Paul Froehlich 29%
Susan Garrett 74%
Adeline Jay Geo-Karis 15%
Calvin Giles 83%
Careen Gordon 73%
Deborah Graham 95%
Kurt Granberg 77%
Debbie Halvorson 83%
Julie Hamos 95%
Gary Hannig 77%
Brent Hassert 30%
Rickey Hendon 95%
Thomas Holbrook 69%
Constance Howard 100%
Michael Jacobs 79%
Naomi Jakobsson 73%
Charles Jefferson 91%
Roger Jenisch 26%
Emil Jones, Jr. 96%
John Jones 46%
Lovana Jones 87%
Wendell Jones 24%
Kevin Joyce 91%
Renée Kosel 38%
Carolyn Krause 44%
David Leitch 21%
Patricia Lindner 39%
David Luechtefeld 23%
Joseph Lyons 95%
Edward Maloney 100%
Karen May 91%
Kevin McCarthy 95%
John McGuire 98%
Larry McKeon 100%
James Meyer 42%
David Miller 100%
Gerald Mitchell 19%
Don Moffitt 65%
Robert Molaro 95%
Rosemary Mulligan 44%
Ruth Munson 44%
Richard Myers 26%
JoAnn Osmond 25%
Carole Pankau 23%
Terry Parke 40%
Milton Patterson 100%
William Peterson 18%
Edward Petka 24%
Sandra Pihos 30%
Raymond Poe 26%
Christine Radogno 23%
Steven Rauschenberger 15%
Dan Reitz 77%
Dale Risinger 21%
Carol Ronen 100%
Dan Rutherford 30%
Kathleen Ryg 73%
Jim Sacia 21%
Skip Saviano 61%
Timothy Schmitz 17%
Aaron Schock 51%
Jeffrey Schoenberg 96%
George Scully, Jr. 95%
George Shadid 72%
Todd Sieben 21%
Michael Smith 95%
Ron Stephens 21%
Ed Sullivan, Jr. 25%
John Sullivan 66%
Arthur Tenhouse 25%
Michael Tryon 21%
Arthur Turner, Sr. 82%
Patrick Verschoore 73%
Louis Viverito 82%
Ronald Wait 25%
Eddie Washington 92%
Frank Watson 28%
James Watson 21%
A.J. Wilhelmi 81%
Richard Winkel, Jr. 33%
David Winters 25%
Karen Yarbrough 95%
Wyvetter Younge 95%

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