Rating Group: National Parks Conservation Association

2001-2002 Positions

Issues: Environment
State Office Name Party Rating
CA U.S. Senate-Sr Dianne Feinstein D 100%
CA U.S. House-5 Mike Thompson D 83%
CA U.S. House-12 Nancy Pelosi D 83%
CA U.S. House-13 Barbara Lee D 100%
CA U.S. House-18 Anna Eshoo D 83%
CA U.S. House-19 Zoe Lofgren D 83%
CA U.S. House-28 Adam Schiff D 83%
CA U.S. House-30 Brad Sherman D 83%
CA U.S. House-32 Grace Napolitano D 67%
CA U.S. House-40 Lucille Roybal-Allard D 67%
CA U.S. House-43 Maxine Waters D 67%
CA U.S. House-53 Susan Davis D 83%
CA Supervisor-1 Hilda Solis 67%
CO U.S. House-1 Diana DeGette D 67%
CT U.S. House-1 John Larson D 67%
CT U.S. House-3 Rosa DeLauro D 83%
DE U.S. Senate-Sr Tom Carper D 100%
FL U.S. Senate-Sr Bill Nelson, Sr. D 100%
FL U.S. House-20 Alcee Hastings, Sr. D 83%
GA U.S. House-2 Sanford Bishop, Jr. D 67%
GA U.S. House-5 John Lewis D 67%
IL U.S. Senate-Sr Dick Durbin D 100%
IL U.S. House-1 Bobby Rush D 67%
IL U.S. House-4 Luis Gutiérrez D 67%
IL U.S. House-7 Danny Davis D 83%
IL U.S. House-9 Jan Schakowsky D 83%
IN U.S. House-1 Pete Visclosky D 83%
MA U.S. Senate-Jr Ed Markey D 83%
MA U.S. House-1 Richard Neal D 67%
MA U.S. House-2 Jim McGovern D 83%
MA U.S. House-7 Mike Capuano D 67%
MD U.S. Senate-Sr Ben Cardin D 83%
MD U.S. House-5 Steny Hoyer D 83%
MD U.S. House-7 Elijah Cummings D 83%
ME U.S. Senate-Sr Susan Collins R 67%
MI U.S. Senate-Sr Debbie Stabenow D 100%
MI U.S. House-9 Sandy Levin D 83%
MI U.S. House-13 John Conyers, Jr. D 67%
MN U.S. House-4 Betty McCollum D 83%
MN Governor Mark Dayton DFL 100%
MO U.S. House-1 Lacy Clay, Jr. D 100%
MS U.S. House-2 Bennie Thompson D 83%
NC U.S. House-4 David Price D 83%
NJ U.S. Senate-Sr Bob Menendez D 83%
NJ U.S. House-2 Frank LoBiondo R 67%
NJ U.S. House-4 Chris Smith R 67%
NJ U.S. House-6 Frank Pallone, Jr. D 83%
NJ U.S. House-9 Bill Pascrell, Jr. D 67%
NM U.S. Senate-Sr Tom Udall D 83%
NY U.S. Senate-Sr Chuck Schumer D 100%
NY U.S. House-5 Gregory Meeks D 83%
NY U.S. House-7 Nydia Velázquez D 83%
NY U.S. House-10 Jerry Nadler D 67%
NY U.S. House-12 Carolyn Maloney D 83%
NY U.S. House-14 Joe Crowley D 83%
NY U.S. House-15 José Serrano D 67%
NY U.S. House-16 Eliot Engel D 83%
NY U.S. House-17 Nita Lowey D 83%
OH U.S. Senate-Sr Sherrod Brown D 83%
OH Attorney General Mike DeWine R 67%
OR U.S. Senate-Sr Ron Wyden D 100%
OR U.S. House-4 Peter DeFazio D 67%
PA U.S. House-1 Bob Brady D 83%
RI U.S. Senate-Sr Jack Reed D 100%
RI U.S. House-2 Jim Langevin D 83%
SC U.S. House-6 Jim Clyburn D 83%
TX U.S. House-18 Sheila Jackson Lee D 67%
TX U.S. House-30 Eddie Johnson D 67%
TX U.S. House-35 Lloyd Doggett II D 83%
VA U.S. House-3 Bobby Scott D 67%
VT U.S. Senate-Sr Patrick Leahy D 100%
VT U.S. Senate-Jr Bernie Sanders I 83%
WA U.S. Senate-Sr Patty Murray D 100%
WA U.S. Senate-Jr Maria Cantwell D 100%
WA U.S. House-2 Rick Larsen D 83%
WA U.S. House-9 Adam Smith D 83%
WA Governor Jay Inslee D 67%
WI U.S. Senate-Jr Tammy Baldwin D 83%
WI U.S. House-3 Ron Kind D 67%
Neil Abercrombie 67%
Gary Ackerman 83%
Daniel Akaka, Sr. 67%
Thomas Allen 83%
Rob Andrews 83%
Joe Baca, Sr. 67%
Brian Baird 83%
Max Baucus 100%
Evan Bayh 100%
Shelley Berkley 83%
Howard Berman 67%
Joe Biden, Jr. 100%
Jeff Bingaman 100%
Sherwood Boehlert 67%
Leonard Boswell 67%
Rick Boucher 83%
Barbara Boxer 100%
Allen Boyd, Jr. 67%
Corrine Brown 83%
Robert Byrd 100%
Lois Capps 83%
Julia Carson 83%
Lincoln Chafee 67%
Hillary Clinton 100%
Kent Conrad 100%
Jon Corzine 100%
Jerry Costello 67%
Thomas Daschle 100%
James Davis 83%
Bill Delahunt 83%
Peter Deutsch 83%
Lincoln Diaz-Balart 33%
Norm Dicks 67%
John Dingell 83%
Chris Dodd 100%
Calvin Dooley 67%
Byron Dorgan 100%
John Edwards 100%
Bob Etheridge 83%
Lane Evans 83%
Sam Farr 83%
Chaka Fattah, Sr. 83%
Russ Feingold 100%
Michael Ferguson 67%
Bob Filner 83%
Peter Fitzgerald 67%
Mark Foley 87%
Harold Ford, Jr. 67%
Barney Frank 83%
Jonas Frost III 67%
Richard Andrew Gephardt 83%
Charlie Gonzalez 67%
Bart Gordon 83%
Daniel Graham 100%
Tom Harkin 100%
Jane Harman 100%
Baron Hill 83%
Maurice Hinchey 83%
Joseph Hoeffel 83%
Thomas Holden 67%
Ernest Hollings 100%
Rush Holt, Jr. 83%
Mike Honda 83%
Darlene Hooley 67%
Daniel Inouye 67%
Steve Israel 67%
Jesse Jackson, Jr. 83%
William Jefferson 83%
James Merrill Jeffords 67%
Nancy Johnson 67%
Tim Johnson 67%
Timothy Johnson 100%
Paul Kanjorski 67%
Sue Kelly 67%
Edward Kennedy, Sr. 100%
Patrick Kennedy 83%
John Kerry 100%
Dale Kildee 83%
Gerald Kleczka 83%
Herb Kohl 100%
Dennis Kucinich 83%
Tom Lantos 67%
James Leach 67%
Carl Levin 100%
Joe Lieberman 100%
Blanche Lincoln 100%
Jim Matheson 67%
Robert Matsui 83%
Carolyn McCarthy 83%
Karen McCarthy 83%
Jim McDermott 83%
Mike McIntyre 83%
Michael McNulty 83%
Martin Meehan 83%
Barbara Mikulski 100%
Juanita Millender-McDonald 83%
George Miller 100%
Dennis Moore 83%
Jim Moran, Jr. 83%
Ben Nelson 67%
Jim Oberstar 83%
Dave Obey 83%
John Olver 83%
Major Owens 83%
Ed Pastor 83%
Donald Payne 83%
Earl Pomeroy 67%
Nick Rahall II 83%
James Ramstad 83%
Charlie Rangel 83%
Harry Reid 100%
Jay Rockefeller IV 100%
Steve Rothman 83%
Martin Olav Sabo 83%
Loretta Sanchez 83%
Paul Sarbanes 100%
Jim Saxton 67%
Christopher Shays 67%
Robert Ruhl Simmons 67%
Olympia Snowe 67%
Vic Snyder 100%
John Spratt, Jr. 83%
Pete Stark 83%
Ted Strickland 83%
Bart Stupak 83%
Ellen Tauscher 83%
John Tierney 83%
Ed Towns 83%
Stephanie Tubbs Jones 67%
Mark Udall 83%
Diane Watson 83%
Mel Watt 67%
Henry Waxman 100%
Anthony Weiner 83%
Robert Wexler 83%
Lynn Woolsey 67%
David Wu 67%
Albert Wynn 83%

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