Rating Group: National Association of Manufacturers

2009-2010 Positions

State Office Name Party Rating
Neil Abercrombie 13%
Gary Ackerman 33%
John Adler 56%
Daniel Akaka, Sr. 15%
Todd Akin 82%
Rodney Alexander 78%
Jason Altmire 61%
Rob Andrews 33%
Michael Arcuri 56%
Steve Austria 83%
Joe Baca, Sr. 39%
Michele Bachmann 72%
Spencer Bachus 83%
Kay Bailey Hutchison 77%
Brian Baird 53%
J. Gresham Barrett 79%
John Barrow 71%
Roscoe Bartlett 89%
Max Baucus 23%
Evan Bayh 31%
Melissa Bean 50%
Mark Begich 15%
Bob Bennett 92%
Shelley Berkley 39%
Howard Berman 33%
Marion Berry 73%
Judy Biggert 94%
Brian Bilbray 83%
Jeff Bingaman 8%
Tim Bishop 33%
John Boehner 71%
Kit Bond 85%
Jo Bonner, Jr. 82%
Mary Bono Mack 72%
Dan Boren 76%
Leonard Boswell 39%
Rick Boucher 65%
Charles Boustany, Jr. 71%
Barbara Boxer 8%
Allen Boyd, Jr. 59%
Bruce Braley 33%
Bobby Bright 94%
Paul Broun 65%
Corrine Brown 35%
Henry Brown, Jr. 73%
Scott Brown 100%
Ginny Brown-Waite 81%
Jim Bunning 92%
Dan Burton 78%
Steve Buyer 80%
Robert Byrd 20%
Dave Camp 83%
John Campbell III 80%
Eric Cantor 72%
Joseph Cao 72%
Lois Capps 33%
Dennis Cardoza 39%
Russ Carnahan 39%
Christopher Carney 47%
Mike Castle 72%
Saxby Chambliss 92%
Ben Chandler III 56%
Travis Childers 78%
Howard Coble 83%
Thomas Coburn 85%
Kent Conrad 8%
Jerry Costello 35%
Ander Crenshaw 83%
Mark Critz 71%
Kathy Dahlkemper 44%
Artur Davis 63%
Geoff Davis 81%
Lincoln Davis 72%
Bill Delahunt 15%
James DeMint 85%
Lincoln Diaz-Balart 71%
Norm Dicks 39%
John Dingell 33%
Charles Djou 83%
Chris Dodd 15%
Byron Dorgan 8%
David Dreier 78%
Steve Driehaus 39%
Donna Edwards 39%
Chet Edwards 67%
Vern Ehlers 89%
Brad Ellsworth 44%
Jo Ann Emerson 83%
John Ensign 92%
Bob Etheridge 41%
Sam Farr 33%
Chaka Fattah, Sr. 33%
Russ Feingold 8%
Bob Filner 29%
John Fleming, Jr. 78%
Randy Forbes 83%
Barney Frank 33%
Elton Gallegly 76%
Scott Garrett 72%
Jim Gerlach 83%
Gabrielle Giffords 39%
Phil Gingrey 82%
Charlie Gonzalez 47%
Carte Goodwin 0%
Bart Gordon 44%
Alan Grayson 33%
Judd Gregg 91%
Parker Griffith, Jr. 76%
Kay Hagan 15%
John Hall 39%
Ralph Hall 83%
Debbie Halvorson 50%
Phil Hare 33%
Tom Harkin 8%
Jane Harman 39%
Doc Hastings 82%
Wally Herger, Jr. 72%
Stephanie Herseth Sandlin 72%
Baron Hill 44%
Maurice Hinchey 33%
Rubén Hinojosa, Sr. 41%
Paul Hodes 25%
Pete Hoekstra 71%
Thomas Holden 72%
Rush Holt, Jr. 33%
Mike Honda 33%
Bob Inglis, Sr. 83%
Daniel Inouye 15%
Steve Israel 33%
Jesse Jackson, Jr. 33%
Mike Johanns 85%
Timothy Johnson 8%
Tim Johnson 78%
Steve Kagen 41%
Paul Kanjorski 28%
Ted Kaufman 15%
Patrick Kennedy 29%
John Kerry 15%
Dale Kildee 33%
Carolyn Kilpatrick 47%
Mary Jo Kilroy 33%
Jack Kingston 72%
Mark Kirk 81%
Paul Kirk, Jr. 15%
Ann Kirkpatrick 56%
Larry Kissell 61%
Ron Klein 39%
John Kline 78%
Herb Kohl 8%
Suzanne Kosmas 50%
Frank Kratovil, Jr. 72%
Dennis Kucinich 44%
Jon Kyl 92%
Mary Landrieu 31%
Tom Latham 83%
Steve LaTourette 82%
Frank Lautenberg 15%
Chris Lee 94%
George LeMieux 91%
Carl Levin 15%
Jerry Lewis 72%
Joe Lieberman 25%
Blanche Lincoln 42%
John Linder 67%
Dick Lugar 92%
Cynthia Lummis 78%
Dan Lungren 76%
Connie Mack IV 72%
Dan Maffei 39%
Don Manzullo 83%
Betsy Markey 50%
Jim Marshall 67%
Melquiades Martinez 50%
Eric Massa 50%
Jim Matheson 67%
Carolyn McCarthy 47%
Thaddeus McCotter 83%
Jim McDermott 35%
John McHugh 50%
Mike McIntyre 67%
Buck McKeon 82%
Michael McMahon 67%
Kendrick Meek, Sr. 38%
Charlie Melancon, Sr. 60%
John Mica 72%
Mike Michaud 39%
Barbara Mikulski 15%
Candice Miller 83%
Gary Miller 73%
George Miller 33%
Jeff Miller 78%
Brad Miller 33%
Walt Minnick 67%
Harry Mitchell 67%
Alan Mollohan 41%
Dennis Moore 39%
Jim Moran, Jr. 38%
Patrick Murphy 39%
Scott Murphy 47%
Jack Murtha 14%
Sue Myrick 83%
Ben Nelson 38%
Randy Neugebauer 76%
Glenn Nye III 83%
Jim Oberstar 33%
Dave Obey 31%
John Olver 33%
Solomon Ortiz, Sr. 47%
Bill Owens 62%
Ed Pastor 33%
Ron Paul 72%
Donald Payne 39%
Tom Perriello 39%
Tom Petri 78%
Joe Pitts 82%
Todd Platts 83%
Earl Pomeroy 50%
Mark Pryor 31%
Adam Putnam 78%
George Radanovich 75%
Nick Rahall II 44%
Charlie Rangel 39%
Denny Rehberg 83%
Harry Reid 23%
Silvestre Reyes 35%
Laura Richardson 35%
Jay Rockefeller IV 25%
Ciro Rodriguez 50%
Mike Rogers 82%
Mike Ross 72%
Steve Rothman 35%
John Salazar 53%
Loretta Sanchez 33%
Mark Schauer 39%
Jean Schmidt 78%
Aaron Schock 83%
Allyson Schwartz 39%
Joe Sestak, Jr. 33%
John Shadegg 75%
Heath Shuler 47%
Ike Skelton 61%
Olympia Snowe 69%
Vic Snyder 44%
Mark Souder 82%
Zack Space 61%
Arlen Specter 8%
John Spratt, Jr. 39%
Pete Stark 44%
Cliff Stearns 83%
Bart Stupak 29%
John Sullivan 75%
Betty Sutton 33%
John Tanner 71%
Ellen Tauscher 25%
Gene Taylor 67%
Harry Teague 67%
Lee Terry 89%
Todd Tiahrt 73%
John Tierney 33%
Ed Towns 39%
Mark Udall 15%
David Vitter 85%
George Voinovich 92%
Zach Wamp 92%
Diane Watson 35%
Mel Watt 39%
Henry Waxman 33%
Jim Webb, Jr. 15%
Anthony Weiner 33%
Lynn Westmoreland 78%
Robert Wexler 13%
Ed Whitfield 88%
Charlie Wilson, Jr. 83%
Frank Wolf 89%
Lynn Woolsey 33%
David Wu 33%
Bill Young 79%
WI U.S. Senate-Jr Tammy Baldwin D 35%
CA Attorney General Xavier Becerra D 39%
CO U.S. Senate-Sr Michael Bennet D 15%
GA U.S. House-2 Sanford Bishop, Jr. D 44%
OR U.S. House-3 Earl Blumenauer D 35%
OH State House-59 John Boccieri D 50%
PA U.S. House-1 Bob Brady D 33%
OH U.S. Senate-Sr Sherrod Brown D 8%
NC U.S. House-1 G.K. Butterfield, Jr. D 44%
WA U.S. Senate-Jr Maria Cantwell D 15%
MA U.S. House-7 Mike Capuano D 31%
MD U.S. Senate-Sr Ben Cardin D 15%
DE U.S. Senate-Sr Tom Carper D 15%
IN U.S. House-7 André Carson D 33%
PA U.S. Senate-Sr Bob Casey, Jr. D 15%
FL U.S. House-14 Kathy Castor D 33%
CA U.S. House-27 Judy Chu D 36%
NY U.S. House-9 Yvette Clarke D 39%
MO U.S. House-1 Lacy Clay, Jr. D 33%
MO U.S. House-5 Emanuel Cleaver II D 33%
SC U.S. House-6 Jim Clyburn D 29%
TN U.S. House-9 Steve Cohen D 33%
VA U.S. House-11 Gerry Connolly D 39%
MI U.S. House-13 John Conyers, Jr. D 29%
TN U.S. House-5 Jim Cooper D 56%
CA U.S. House-16 Jim Costa D 50%
CT U.S. House-2 Joe Courtney D 33%
NY U.S. House-14 Joe Crowley D 39%
TX U.S. House-28 Henry Cuellar D 50%
MD U.S. House-7 Elijah Cummings D 39%
IL U.S. House-7 Danny Davis D 44%
CA U.S. House-53 Susan Davis D 39%
OR U.S. House-4 Peter DeFazio D 39%
CO U.S. House-1 Diana DeGette D 31%
CT U.S. House-3 Rosa DeLauro D 33%
FL U.S. House-22 Ted Deutch D 63%
TX U.S. House-35 Lloyd Doggett II D 39%
IN U.S. Senate-Sr Joe Donnelly, Sr. D 56%
PA U.S. House-14 Mike Doyle D 33%
IL U.S. Senate-Sr Dick Durbin D 15%
MN U.S. House-5 Keith Ellison D 39%
NY U.S. House-16 Eliot Engel D 39%
CA U.S. House-18 Anna Eshoo D 33%
CA U.S. Senate-Sr Dianne Feinstein D 8%
IL U.S. House-11 Bill Foster D 44%
MN U.S. Senate-Jr Al Franken D 0%
OH U.S. House-11 Marcia Fudge D 39%
CA U.S. House-3 John Garamendi D 38%
NY U.S. Senate-Jr Kirsten Gillibrand D 17%
TX U.S. House-9 Al Green D 33%
TX U.S. House-29 Gene Green D 44%
AZ U.S. House-3 Raul Grijalva D 35%
IL U.S. House-4 Luis Gutiérrez D 33%
FL U.S. House-20 Alcee Hastings, Sr. D 38%
NM U.S. Senate-Jr Martin Heinrich D 39%
NY U.S. House-26 Brian Higgins D 39%
CT U.S. House-4 Jim Himes D 47%
HI U.S. Senate-Jr Mazie Hirono D 33%
MD U.S. House-5 Steny Hoyer D 39%
WA Governor Jay Inslee D 39%
TX U.S. House-18 Sheila Jackson Lee D 39%
TX U.S. House-30 Eddie Johnson D 33%
GA U.S. House-4 Hank Johnson, Jr. D 29%
OH U.S. House-9 Marcy Kaptur D 39%
WI U.S. House-3 Ron Kind D 39%
MN U.S. Senate-Sr Amy Klobuchar D 8%
RI U.S. House-2 Jim Langevin D 33%
WA U.S. House-2 Rick Larsen D 39%
CT U.S. House-1 John Larson D 33%
VT U.S. Senate-Sr Patrick Leahy D 8%
CA U.S. House-13 Barbara Lee D 33%
MI U.S. House-9 Sandy Levin D 39%
GA U.S. House-5 John Lewis D 39%
IL U.S. House-3 Daniel Lipinski D 41%
IA U.S. House-2 Dave Loebsack D 33%
CA U.S. House-19 Zoe Lofgren D 35%
NY U.S. House-17 Nita Lowey D 33%
NM U.S. House-3 Ben Lujan, Jr. D 39%
MA U.S. House-8 Stephen Lynch D 41%
NY U.S. House-12 Carolyn Maloney D 39%
MA U.S. Senate-Jr Ed Markey D 35%
CA U.S. House-6 Doris Matsui D 39%
MO U.S. Senate-Sr Claire McCaskill D 8%
MN U.S. House-4 Betty McCollum D 29%
MA U.S. House-2 Jim McGovern D 35%
CA U.S. House-9 Jerry McNerney D 41%
NY U.S. House-5 Gregory Meeks D 39%
NJ U.S. Senate-Sr Bob Menendez D 15%
OR U.S. Senate-Jr Jeff Merkley D 8%
WI U.S. House-4 Gwen Moore D 33%
CT U.S. Senate-Jr Chris Murphy D 44%
WA U.S. Senate-Sr Patty Murray D 15%
NY U.S. House-10 Jerry Nadler D 35%
CA U.S. House-32 Grace Napolitano D 33%
MA U.S. House-1 Richard Neal D 39%
FL U.S. Senate-Sr Bill Nelson, Sr. D 8%
NJ U.S. House-6 Frank Pallone, Jr. D 35%
NJ U.S. House-9 Bill Pascrell, Jr. D 28%
CA U.S. House-12 Nancy Pelosi D 18%
CO U.S. House-7 Ed Perlmutter D 41%
MI U.S. Senate-Jr Gary Peters D 39%
MN U.S. House-7 Collin Peterson D 56%
ME U.S. House-1 Chellie Pingree D 33%
CO U.S. House-2 Jared Polis D 39%
NC U.S. House-4 David Price D 33%
IL U.S. House-5 Mike Quigley D 33%
RI U.S. Senate-Sr Jack Reed D 15%
CA U.S. House-40 Lucille Roybal-Allard D 33%
MD U.S. House-2 Dutch Ruppersberger D 44%
IL U.S. House-1 Bobby Rush D 44%
OH U.S. House-13 Tim Ryan D 33%
CA U.S. House-38 Linda Sánchez D 39%
MD U.S. House-3 John Sarbanes D 33%
IL U.S. House-9 Jan Schakowsky D 33%
CA U.S. House-28 Adam Schiff D 33%
OR U.S. House-5 Kurt Schrader D 39%
NY U.S. Senate-Sr Chuck Schumer D 15%
GA U.S. House-13 David Scott D 39%
VA U.S. House-3 Bobby Scott D 39%
NY U.S. House-15 José Serrano D 29%
NH U.S. Senate-Sr Jeanne Shaheen D 8%
NH U.S. House-1 Carol Shea-Porter D 39%
CA U.S. House-30 Brad Sherman D 33%
NJ U.S. House-8 Albio Sires D 33%
NY U.S. House-25 Louise Slaughter D 41%
WA U.S. House-9 Adam Smith D 39%
CA U.S. House-14 Jackie Speier D 35%
MI U.S. Senate-Sr Debbie Stabenow D 8%
MT U.S. Senate-Sr Jon Tester D 23%
MS U.S. House-2 Bennie Thompson D 44%
CA U.S. House-5 Mike Thompson D 39%
NV U.S. House-1 Dina Titus D 39%
NY U.S. House-20 Paul Tonko D 33%
MA U.S. House-3 Niki Tsongas D 33%
NM U.S. Senate-Sr Tom Udall D 8%
MD U.S. Senate-Jr Chris Van Hollen, Jr. D 33%
NY U.S. House-7 Nydia Velázquez D 33%
IN U.S. House-1 Pete Visclosky D 41%
MN U.S. House-1 Tim Walz D 44%
VA U.S. Senate-Sr Mark Warner D 31%
FL U.S. House-23 Debbie Wasserman Schultz D 39%
CA U.S. House-43 Maxine Waters D 39%
VT U.S. House-At-Large Peter Welch D 33%
RI U.S. Senate-Jr Sheldon Whitehouse D 15%
OR U.S. Senate-Sr Ron Wyden D 8%
KY U.S. House-3 John Yarmuth D 39%
VT U.S. Senate-Jr Bernie Sanders I 8%
AL U.S. House-4 Robert Aderholt R 83%
TN U.S. Senate-Sr Lamar Alexander R 85%
WY U.S. Senate-Jr John Barrasso R 92%
TX U.S. House-6 Joe Barton R 78%
FL U.S. House-12 Gus Bilirakis R 78%
UT U.S. House-1 Rob Bishop R 82%
TN U.S. House-7 Marsha Blackburn R 82%
MO U.S. Senate-Jr Roy Blunt R 77%
AR U.S. Senate-Sr John Boozman R 83%
TX U.S. House-8 Kevin Brady R 72%
KS Governor Sam Brownback R 92%
FL U.S. House-16 Vern Buchanan R 82%
TX U.S. House-26 Michael Burgess R 78%
NC U.S. Senate-Sr Richard Burr R 92%
CA U.S. House-42 Ken Calvert R 78%
WV U.S. Senate-Jr Shelley Capito R 89%
TX U.S. House-31 John Carter R 78%
LA U.S. Senate-Sr Bill Cassidy R 78%
UT U.S. House-3 Jason Chaffetz R 78%
MS U.S. Senate-Sr Thad Cochran R 92%
CO U.S. House-6 Michael Coffman R 78%
OK U.S. House-4 Tom Cole R 83%
ME U.S. Senate-Sr Susan Collins R 77%
TX U.S. House-11 Mike Conaway R 78%
TN U.S. Senate-Jr Robert Corker R 85%
TX U.S. Senate-Sr John Cornyn R 85%
ID U.S. Senate-Sr Mike Crapo R 85%
TX U.S. House-7 John Culberson R 78%
GA Governor Nathan Deal R 89%
PA U.S. House-15 Charlie Dent R 83%
FL U.S. House-25 Mario Diaz-Balart R 72%
TN U.S. House-2 John Duncan, Jr. R 72%
WY U.S. Senate-Sr Mike Enzi R 92%
OK Governor Mary Fallin R 80%
AZ U.S. Senate-Jr Jeff Flake R 65%
NE U.S. House-1 Jeff Fortenberry R 83%
NC U.S. House-5 Virginia Foxx R 72%
AZ U.S. House-8 Trent Franks R 67%
NJ U.S. House-11 Rodney Frelinghuysen R 78%
TX U.S. House-1 Louie Gohmert R 82%
VA U.S. House-6 Bob Goodlatte R 78%
SC U.S. Senate-Sr Lindsey Graham R 85%
TX U.S. House-12 Kay Granger R 76%
IA U.S. Senate-Sr Chuck Grassley R 77%
GA U.S. House-14 Tom Graves, Jr. R 81%
MO U.S. House-6 Sam Graves R 50%
KY U.S. House-2 Brett Guthrie R 88%
MS U.S. House-3 Gregg Harper R 71%
UT U.S. Senate-Sr Orrin Hatch R 92%
NV U.S. Senate-Sr Dean Heller R 83%
TX U.S. House-5 Jeb Hensarling R 72%
CA U.S. House-50 Duncan Hunter R 83%
OK U.S. Senate-Sr Jim Inhofe R 92%
GA U.S. Senate-Sr Johnny Isakson R 92%
CA U.S. House-49 Darrell Issa R 78%
KS U.S. House-2 Lynn Jenkins R 78%
TX U.S. House-3 Sam Johnson R 76%
NC U.S. House-3 Walter Jones, Jr. R 87%
OH U.S. House-4 Jim Jordan R 67%
NY U.S. House-2 Pete King R 76%
IA U.S. House-4 Steve King R 72%
CO U.S. House-5 Doug Lamborn R 72%
NJ U.S. House-7 Leonard Lance R 72%
OH U.S. House-5 Bob Latta R 76%
NJ U.S. House-2 Frank LoBiondo R 78%
OK U.S. House-3 Frank Lucas R 82%
MO U.S. House-3 Blaine Luetkemeyer R 83%
TX U.S. House-24 Kenny Marchant R 72%
AZ U.S. Senate-Sr John McCain III R 85%
CA U.S. House-23 Kevin McCarthy R 75%
TX U.S. House-10 Michael McCaul R 82%
CA U.S. House-4 Tom McClintock R 78%
KY U.S. Senate-Sr Mitch McConnell R 85%
NC U.S. House-10 Patrick McHenry R 78%
WA U.S. House-5 Cathy McMorris Rodgers R 78%
KS U.S. Senate-Jr Jerry Moran R 81%
AK U.S. Senate-Sr Lisa Murkowski R 67%
PA U.S. House-18 Tim Murphy R 83%
CA U.S. House-22 Devin Nunes R 76%
TX U.S. House-22 Pete Olson R 82%
MN U.S. House-3 Erik Paulsen R 78%
NA Vice President Mike Pence R 71%
TX U.S. House-2 Ted Poe R 78%
FL U.S. House-8 Bill Posey R 78%
NA U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services Tom Price R 72%
WA U.S. House-8 Dave Reichert R 78%
ID U.S. Senate-Jr James Risch R 85%
KS U.S. Senate-Sr Pat Roberts R 92%
TN U.S. House-1 Phil Roe R 78%
KY U.S. House-5 Hal Rogers R 83%
AL U.S. House-3 Mike Rogers R 78%
CA U.S. House-48 Dana Rohrabacher R 89%
FL U.S. House-17 Tom Rooney R 76%
IL U.S. House-6 Peter Roskam R 71%
FL U.S. House-27 Ileana Ros-Lehtinen R 78%
CA U.S. House-39 Ed Royce R 78%
WI U.S. House-1 Paul Ryan R 82%
LA U.S. House-1 Steve Scalise R 72%
WI U.S. House-5 Jim Sensenbrenner, Jr. R 72%
NA U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions III R 85%
TX U.S. House-32 Pete Sessions R 72%
AL U.S. Senate-Sr Richard Shelby R 85%
IL U.S. House-15 John Shimkus R 83%
PA U.S. House-9 Bill Shuster R 78%
ID U.S. House-2 Mike Simpson R 83%
NE U.S. House-3 Adrian Smith R 72%
NJ U.S. House-4 Chris Smith R 67%
TX U.S. House-21 Lamar Smith R 88%
PA U.S. House-5 G.T. Thompson, Jr. R 83%
TX U.S. House-13 Mac Thornberry R 78%
SD U.S. Senate-Sr John Thune R 85%
OH U.S. House-12 Pat Tiberi R 82%
OH U.S. House-10 Mike Turner R 83%
MI U.S. House-6 Fred Upton R 83%
OR U.S. House-2 Greg Walden R 83%
MS U.S. Senate-Jr Roger Wicker R 85%
SC U.S. House-2 Joe Wilson, Sr. R 78%
VA U.S. House-1 Rob Wittman R 83%
AK U.S. House-At-Large Donald Young R 73%

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