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Special Interest Groups

Rating Group: Illinois AFL-CIO

2012 Lifetime Score

Issues: Labor Unions
State Office District Name Party Rating
CA U.S. House 23 Kevin McCarthy Republican 84%
IL U.S. Senate Sr Dick Durbin Democratic 95%
IL U.S. House 1 Bobby Rush Democratic 98%
IL U.S. House 3 Daniel Lipinski Democratic 87%
IL U.S. House 5 Mike Quigley Democratic 91%
IL U.S. House 7 Danny Davis Democratic 98%
IL U.S. House 9 Jan Schakowsky Democratic 100%
IL U.S. House 12 Michael Bost Republican 37%
IL U.S. House 15 John Shimkus Republican 27%
IL U.S. House 16 Adam Kinzinger Republican 30%
IL U.S. House 18 Darin LaHood Republican 2%
IL State House 3 Luis Arroyo, Sr. Democratic 74%
IL State House 8 La Shawn Ford Democratic 83%
IL State House 9 Arthur Turner, Jr. Democratic 69%
IL State House 11 Ann Williams Democratic 76%
IL State House 12 Sara Feigenholtz Democratic 92%
IL State House 13 Greg Harris Democratic 75%
IL State House 14 Kelly Cassidy Democratic 71%
IL State House 15 John D'Amico Democratic 70%
IL State House 18 Robyn Gabel Democratic 88%
IL State House 20 Michael McAuliffe Republican 60%
IL State House 22 Michael Madigan Democratic 86%
IL State House 23 Michael Zalewski Democratic 66%
IL State House 24 Elizabeth Hernandez Democratic 74%
IL State House 28 Bob Rita Democratic 87%
IL State House 29 Thaddeus Jones Democratic 70%
IL State House 30 Will Davis Democratic 86%
IL State House 31 Mary Flowers Democratic 89%
IL State House 32 André Thapedi Democratic 64%
IL State House 36 Kelly Burke Democratic 54%
IL State House 44 Fred Crespo Democratic 52%
IL State House 54 Tom Morrison Republican 20%
IL State House 56 Michelle Mussman Democratic 32%
IL State House 60 Rita Mayfield Democratic 70%
IL State House 69 Joe Sosnowski Republican 13%
IL State House 78 Camille Lilly Democratic 78%
IL State House 80 Anthony DeLuca Democratic 80%
IL State House 82 Jim Durkin Republican 28%
IL State House 83 Linda Chapa LaVia Democratic 79%
IL State House 88 Keith Sommer Republican 12%
IL State House 91 Mike Unes Republican 32%
IL State House 92 Jehan Gordon-Booth Democratic 48%
IL State House 93 Norine Hammond Republican 25%
IL State House 105 Dan Brady Republican 32%
IL State House 116 Jerry Costello II Democratic 37%
IL State Senate 1 Antonio Munoz Democratic 83%
IL State Senate 3 Mattie Hunter Democratic 89%
IL State Senate 4 Kimberly Lightford Democratic 90%
IL State Senate 6 John Cullerton Democratic 88%
IL State Senate 7 Heather Steans Democratic 75%
IL State Senate 10 John Mulroe Democratic 79%
IL State Senate 11 Martin Sandoval Democratic 81%
IL State Senate 12 Steven Landek Democratic 71%
IL State Senate 14 Emil Jones III Democratic 72%
IL State Senate 18 Bill Cunningham Democratic 52%
IL State Senate 20 Iris Martinez Democratic 86%
IL State Senate 30 Terry Link Democratic 89%
IL State Senate 35 Dave Syverson Republican 22%
IL State Senate 38 Sue Rezin Republican 28%
IL State Senate 39 Don Harmon Democratic 87%
IL State Senate 40 Toi Hutchinson Democratic 91%
IL State Senate 42 Linda Holmes Democratic 77%
IL State Senate 43 Pat McGuire Democratic 66%
IL State Senate 44 Bill Brady, Jr. Republican 25%
IL State Senate 46 David Koehler Democratic 76%
IL State Senate 47 Jil Tracy Republican 32%
IL State Senate 51 Chapin Rose Republican 31%
IL State Senate 53 Jason Barickman Republican 25%
IL State Senate 55 Dale Righter Republican 23%
IL Attorney General Kwame Raoul Democratic 89%
IL Auditor General Frank Mautino Democratic 81%
IL Comptroller Susana Mendoza Democratic 92%
IL Director of the Department of Revenue David Harris 5%
IL Mayor At-Large Franco Coladipietro Republican 26%
IL Supervisor At-Large M. Maggie Crotty Democratic 86%
IL Supervisor At-Large Al Riley Democratic 88%
IL Alderman Ward 3 Thaddeus Jones 70%
IL Alderman Ward 33 Deborah Mell Democratic 54%
IL Alderman Ward 48 Harry Osterman Democratic 86%
IL Treasurer Mike Frerichs Democratic 89%
IL Board Member 20 Sidney Mathias 45%
IL Chairman At-Large Christopher Lauzen Republican 12%
IL State Board of Education James Meeks 67%
Edward Acevedo 86%
Pamela Althoff 25%
Mark Beaubien, Jr. 30%
Dan Beiser 78%
Patricia Bellock 16%
Maria Berrios 86%
Judy Biggert 23%
Daniel Biss 33%
Tim Bivins 28%
Larry Bomke 50%
John Bradley 65%
Rich Brauer 43%
Adam Brown 45%
Daniel Burke 87%
William Burns 78%
Dena Carli 42%
John Cavaletto 35%
James Clayborne II 87%
Sandy Cole 23%
Annazette Collins 86%
Jacqui Collins 83%
Marlow Colvin 95%
Michael Connelly 9%
Jerry Costello 92%
Tom Cross 28%
Shane Cultra 6%
Barbara Currie 89%
Monique Davis 87%
William Delgado 95%
Kirk Dillard 30%
Bob Dold 38%
Kimberly du Buclet 55%
Dan Duffy 9%
Lisa Dugan 75%
Kenneth Dunkin 78%
Roger Eddy 25%
Paul Evans 5%
Keith Farnham 40%
Robert Flider 77%
Gary Forby 84%
Mike Fortner 27%
Jack Franks 69%
Kent Gaffney 21%
Susan Garrett 60%
Esther Golar 77%
Luis Gutiérrez 98%
William Haine 78%
Kay Hatcher 5%
Chad Hays 17%
Thomas Holbrook 88%
Constance Howard 87%
Randy Hultgren 28%
Eddie Jackson, Sr. 80%
Jesse Jackson, Jr. 98%
Michael Jacobs 78%
Naomi Jakobsson 82%
Charles Jefferson 88%
Christine Johnson 9%
Thomas Lee Johnson 20%
Tim Johnson 44%
John Jones 33%
Dwight Kay 8%
Mark Kirk 14%
Renée Kosel 25%
Dan Kotowski 71%
Charles Krezwick 55%
Lou Lang 89%
David Leitch 22%
David Luechtefeld 32%
Joseph Lyons 85%
Edward Maloney 79%
Don Manzullo 8%
Karen May 75%
Emily McAsey 40%
Sam McCann 27%
Kyle McCarter 14%
John McGuire 91%
John Millner 32%
Bill Mitchell 49%
Gerald Mitchell 33%
Don Moffitt 58%
Richard Morthland 50%
Rosemary Mulligan 35%
Matt Murphy 29%
Elaine Nekritz 79%
Michael Noland 70%
Chris Nybo 25%
JoAnn Osmond 22%
Carole Pankau 23%
Scott Penny 50%
Brandon Phelps 77%
Sandra Pihos 21%
Raymond Poe 43%
Robert Pritchard 34%
Christine Radogno 27%
Randy Ramey, Jr. 25%
Dennis Reboletti 34%
David Reis 28%
Dan Reitz 91%
Wayne Rosenthal 40%
Peter Roskam 23%
Pam Roth 17%
Jim Sacia 30%
Ronald Sandack 23%
Skip Saviano 62%
Bobby Schilling 29%
Suzi Schmidt 26%
Timothy Schmitz 21%
Aaron Schock 25%
Jeffrey Schoenberg 78%
Darlene Senger 26%
Carol Sente 34%
Ira Silverstein 83%
Derrick Smith 80%
Cynthia Soto 83%
Ron Stephens 30%
Ed Sullivan, Jr. 22%

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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