Rating Group: Illinois AFL-CIO

2009 Lifetime Score

Issues: Labor Unions
State Office Name Party Rating
IL U.S. Senate-Sr Dick Durbin D 97%
IL U.S. House-1 Bobby Rush D 98%
IL U.S. House-3 Daniel Lipinski D 96%
IL U.S. House-4 Luis Gutiérrez D 99%
IL U.S. House-6 Peter Roskam R 12%
IL U.S. House-7 Danny Davis D 97%
IL U.S. House-9 Jan Schakowsky D 100%
IL U.S. House-11 Bill Foster D 92%
IL U.S. House-12 Michael Bost R 38%
IL U.S. House-14 Randy Hultgren R 17%
IL U.S. House-15 John Shimkus R 20%
IL State House-1 Daniel Burke D 93%
IL State House-3 Luis Arroyo, Sr. D 98%
IL State House-4 Cynthia Soto D 98%
IL State House-8 La Shawn Ford D 98%
IL State House-12 Sara Feigenholtz D 97%
IL State House-13 Greg Harris D 98%
IL State House-15 John D'Amico D 89%
IL State House-16 Lou Lang D 97%
IL State House-20 Michael McAuliffe R 64%
IL State House-22 Michael Madigan D 91%
IL State House-23 Michael Zalewski D 68%
IL State House-24 Elizabeth Hernandez D 96%
IL State House-25 Barbara Currie D 95%
IL State House-28 Robert Rita D 97%
IL State House-30 William Davis D 95%
IL State House-31 Mary Flowers D 95%
IL State House-32 André Thapedi D 95%
IL State House-38 Al Riley D 96%
IL State House-44 Fred Crespo D 78%
IL State House-47 Patricia Bellock R 18%
IL State House-49 Mike Fortner R 28%
IL State House-57 Elaine Nekritz D 96%
IL State House-70 Robert Pritchard R 32%
IL State House-80 Anthony DeLuca D 95%
IL State House-82 Jim Durkin R 33%
IL State House-83 Linda Chapa LaVia D 90%
IL State House-85 Emily McAsey D 55%
IL State House-88 Keith Sommer R 13%
IL State House-92 Jehan Gordon-Booth D 55%
IL State House-101 Bill Mitchell R 53%
IL State House-105 Dan Brady R 30%
IL State House-107 John Cavaletto R 40%
IL State House-109 David Reis R 24%
IL State House-111 Dan Beiser D 83%
IL State House-113 Jay Hoffman D 92%
IL State House-118 Brandon Phelps D 85%
IL State Senate-1 Antonio Munoz D 90%
IL State Senate-3 Mattie Hunter D 97%
IL State Senate-4 Kimberly Lightford D 94%
IL State Senate-6 John Cullerton D 92%
IL State Senate-7 Heather Steans D 95%
IL State Senate-8 Ira Silverstein D 93%
IL State Senate-11 Martin Sandoval D 87%
IL State Senate-13 Kwame Raoul D 93%
IL State Senate-16 Jacqui Collins D 92%
IL State Senate-17 Donne Trotter D 93%
IL State Senate-20 Iris Martinez D 96%
IL State Senate-21 Michael Connelly R 5%
IL State Senate-30 Terry Link D 96%
IL State Senate-32 Pamela Althoff R 34%
IL State Senate-35 Dave Syverson R 21%
IL State Senate-39 Don Harmon D 98%
IL State Senate-40 Toi Hutchinson D 95%
IL State Senate-41 Christine Radogno R 33%
IL State Senate-42 Linda Holmes D 88%
IL State Senate-44 William Brady, Jr. R 25%
IL State Senate-45 Tim Bivins R 40%
IL State Senate-46 David Koehler D 93%
IL State Senate-47 Jil Tracy R 43%
IL State Senate-51 Chapin Rose R 29%
IL State Senate-54 Kyle McCarter R 15%
IL State Senate-55 Dale Righter R 24%
IL State Senate-56 William Haine D 86%
IL State Senate-57 James Clayborne II D 95%
IL Auditor General Frank Mautino D 87%
IL Comptroller Susana Mendoza D 97%
IL Mayor-At-Large Franco Coladipietro R 29%
IL Supervisor-At-Large M. Maggie Crotty D 93%
IL Supervisor-At-Large Al Riley D 96%
IL Alderman-Ward 33 Deborah Mell D 75%
IL Alderman-Ward 48 Harry Osterman D 97%
IL Commissioner-12 John Fritchey 91%
IL Treasurer Michael Frerichs D 93%
IL Board Member-20 Sidney Mathias 45%
IL Board Member-At-Large Dan Cronin 25%
IL Chairman-At-Large Christopher Lauzen R 14%
IL State Board of Education James Meeks 83%
Edward Acevedo 96%
Suzanne Bassi 21%
Melissa Bean 78%
Mark Beaubien, Jr. 31%
Maria Berrios 98%
Judy Biggert 14%
Robert Biggins 25%
William Black 29%
Michael Boland 88%
Larry Bomke 48%
Michael Bond 68%
John Bradley 77%
Rich Brauer 35%
James Brosnahan 88%
William Burns 95%
J. Burzynski 21%
Sandy Cole 30%
Annazette Collins 87%
Marlow Colvin 98%
Jerry Costello 92%
Elizabeth Coulson 39%
Tom Cross 28%
Shane Cultra 8%
Gary Dahl 24%
Monique Davis 94%
James DeLeo 92%
William Delgado 98%
Deanna Demuzio 92%
Kirk Dillard 28%
Dan Duffy 20%
Lisa Dugan 77%
Kenneth Dunkin 86%
Roger Eddy 16%
Keith Farnham 55%
Robert Flider 96%
Gary Forby 94%
Jack Franks 82%
Paul Froehlich 44%
Susan Garrett 75%
Esther Golar 98%
Careen Gordon 73%
Deborah Graham 98%
Debbie Halvorson 92%
Julie Hamos 97%
Elizabeth Hannig 95%
Phil Hare 100%
Kay Hatcher 5%
Rickey Hendon 99%
Thomas Holbrook 89%
Constance Howard 97%
Eddie Jackson, Sr. 100%
Jesse Jackson, Jr. 100%
Michael Jacobs 85%
Naomi Jakobsson 93%
Charles Jefferson 97%
Tim Johnson 41%
John Jones 33%
Kevin Joyce 85%
Mark Kirk 22%
Renée Kosel 27%
Dan Kotowski 86%
David Leitch 20%
David Luechtefeld 27%
Joseph Lyons 93%
Edward Maloney 92%
Don Manzullo 5%
Karen May 87%
Kevin McCarthy 88%
John McGuire 97%
David Miller 94%
John Millner 28%
Gerald Mitchell 28%
Don Moffitt 59%
Rosemary Mulligan 37%
Matt Murphy 35%
Richard Myers 25%
Michael Noland 100%
Barack Obama II 94%
JoAnn Osmond 25%
Carole Pankau 23%
Sandra Pihos 20%
Raymond Poe 37%
Randy Ramey, Jr. 22%
Dennis Reboletti 37%
Dan Reitz 89%
Dale Risinger 27%
Dan Rutherford 34%
Kathleen Ryg 95%
Jim Sacia 20%
Skip Saviano 61%
Timothy Schmitz 26%
Aaron Schock 10%
Jeffrey Schoenberg 87%
Darlene Senger 39%
Michael Smith 96%
Ron Stephens 30%
Ed Sullivan, Jr. 21%
John Sullivan 80%
Michael Tryon 21%
Arthur Turner, Sr. 93%
Patrick Verschoore 88%
Louis Viverito 83%
Ronald Wait 25%
Mark Walker 55%
Eddie Washington 90%
James Watson 34%
A.J. Wilhelmi 92%
David Winters 21%
Karen Yarbrough 93%

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