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Special Interest Groups

Rating Group: Americans for Democratic Action

2013 Positions

State Office District Name Party Rating
AK U.S. Senate Sr Lisa Murkowski Republican 30%
AK U.S. House At-Large Donald Young Republican 20%
AL U.S. Senate Sr Richard Shelby Republican 10%
AL U.S. House 2 Martha Roby Republican 0%
AL U.S. House 3 Mike Rogers Republican 0%
AL U.S. House 4 Robert Aderholt Republican 0%
AL U.S. House 5 Mo Brooks Republican 0%
AL U.S. House 7 Terri Sewell Democratic 65%
AR U.S. Senate Sr John Boozman Republican 10%
AR U.S. Senate Jr Tom Cotton Republican 0%
AR U.S. House 1 Rick Crawford Republican 0%
AR U.S. House 3 Steve Womack Republican 0%
AR Lieutenant Governor Tim Griffin Republican 5%
AZ U.S. Senate Sr Kyrsten Sinema Democratic 50%
AZ U.S. House 2 Ann Kirkpatrick Democratic 55%
AZ U.S. House 3 Raul Grijalva Democratic 100%
AZ U.S. House 4 Paul Gosar Republican 10%
AZ U.S. House 6 David Schweikert Republican 5%
CA U.S. Senate Sr Dianne Feinstein Democratic 100%
CA U.S. House 1 Doug LaMalfa Republican 5%
CA U.S. House 2 Jared Huffman Democratic 100%
CA U.S. House 3 John Garamendi Democratic 75%
CA U.S. House 4 Tom McClintock Republican 10%
CA U.S. House 5 Mike Thompson Democratic 85%
CA U.S. House 6 Doris Matsui Democratic 95%
CA U.S. House 7 Ami Bera Democratic 50%
CA U.S. House 8 Paul Cook Republican 0%
CA U.S. House 9 Jerry McNerney Democratic 65%
CA U.S. House 12 Nancy Pelosi Democratic 85%
CA U.S. House 13 Barbara Lee Democratic 100%
CA U.S. House 14 Jackie Speier Democratic 80%
CA U.S. House 15 Eric Swalwell Democratic 85%
CA U.S. House 16 Jim Costa Democratic 45%
CA U.S. House 18 Anna Eshoo Democratic 90%
CA U.S. House 19 Zoe Lofgren Democratic 95%
CA U.S. House 22 Devin Nunes Republican 0%
CA U.S. House 23 Kevin McCarthy Republican 0%
CA U.S. House 26 Julia Brownley Democratic 65%
CA U.S. House 27 Judy Chu Democratic 90%
CA U.S. House 28 Adam Schiff Democratic 85%
CA U.S. House 29 Tony Cárdenas Democratic 70%
CA U.S. House 30 Brad Sherman Democratic 70%
CA U.S. House 32 Grace Napolitano Democratic 100%
CA U.S. House 36 Raul Ruiz Democratic 60%
CA U.S. House 37 Karen Bass Democratic 95%
CA U.S. House 38 Linda Sánchez Democratic 95%
CA U.S. House 40 Lucille Roybal-Allard Democratic 100%
CA U.S. House 41 Mark Takano Democratic 90%
CA U.S. House 42 Ken Calvert Republican 0%
CA U.S. House 43 Maxine Waters Democratic 95%
CA U.S. House 47 Alan Lowenthal Democratic 95%
CA U.S. House 50 Duncan Hunter Republican 0%
CA U.S. House 51 Juan Vargas Democratic 65%
CA U.S. House 52 Scott Peters Democratic 50%
CA U.S. House 53 Susan Davis Democratic 75%
CA Attorney General Xavier Becerra Democratic 90%
CA Supervisor 4 Janice Hahn 95%
CO U.S. Senate Sr Michael Bennet Democratic 85%
CO U.S. Senate Jr Cory Gardner Republican 5%
CO U.S. House 1 Diana DeGette Democratic 80%
CO U.S. House 3 Scott Tipton Republican 10%
CO U.S. House 5 Doug Lamborn Republican 5%
CO U.S. House 7 Ed Perlmutter Democratic 70%
CO Governor Jared Polis Democratic 65%
CT U.S. Senate Sr Richard Blumenthal Democratic 100%
CT U.S. Senate Jr Chris Murphy Democratic 100%
CT U.S. House 1 John Larson Democratic 75%
CT U.S. House 2 Joe Courtney Democratic 75%
CT U.S. House 3 Rosa DeLauro Democratic 80%
CT U.S. House 4 Jim Himes Democratic 75%
DE U.S. Senate Sr Tom Carper Democratic 80%
DE U.S. Senate Jr Chris Coons Democratic 85%
DE Governor John Carney, Jr. Democratic 65%
FL U.S. Senate Sr Marco Rubio Republican 5%
FL U.S. House 3 Ted Yoho Republican 10%
FL U.S. House 8 Bill Posey Republican 10%
FL U.S. House 11 Daniel Webster Republican 0%
FL U.S. House 12 Gus Bilirakis Republican 0%
FL U.S. House 14 Kathy Castor Democratic 85%
FL U.S. House 16 Vern Buchanan Republican 5%
FL U.S. House 20 Alcee Hastings, Sr. Democratic 90%
FL U.S. House 21 Lois Frankel Democratic 75%
FL U.S. House 22 Ted Deutch Democratic 90%
FL U.S. House 23 Debbie Wasserman Schultz Democratic 65%
FL U.S. House 24 Frederica Wilson Democratic 80%
FL U.S. House 25 Mario Diaz-Balart Republican 0%
FL Governor Ron DeSantis Republican 5%
GA U.S. Senate Sr Johnny Isakson Republican 10%
GA U.S. House 2 Sanford Bishop, Jr. Democratic 55%
GA U.S. House 4 Hank Johnson, Jr. Democratic 75%
GA U.S. House 5 John Lewis Democratic 85%
GA U.S. House 7 Rob Woodall Republican 5%
GA U.S. House 8 Austin Scott Republican 0%
GA U.S. House 9 Doug Collins Republican 0%
GA U.S. House 13 David Scott Democratic 80%
GA U.S. House 14 Tom Graves, Jr. Republican 5%
HI U.S. Senate Sr Brian Schatz Democratic 100%
HI U.S. Senate Jr Mazie Hirono Democratic 100%
HI U.S. House 2 Tulsi Gabbard Democratic 80%
IA U.S. Senate Jr Joni Ernst Republican 0%
IA U.S. House 2 Dave Loebsack Democratic 70%
IA U.S. House 4 Steve King Republican 0%
ID U.S. Senate Sr Mike Crapo Republican 0%
ID U.S. Senate Jr James Risch Republican 0%
ID U.S. House 2 Mike Simpson Republican 0%
IL U.S. Senate Sr Dick Durbin Democratic 95%
IL U.S. Senate Jr Tammy Duckworth Democratic 55%
IL U.S. House 1 Bobby Rush Democratic 60%
IL U.S. House 2 Robin Kelly Democratic 70%
IL U.S. House 3 Daniel Lipinski Democratic 40%
IL U.S. House 5 Mike Quigley Democratic 75%
IL U.S. House 7 Danny Davis Democratic 85%
IL U.S. House 9 Jan Schakowsky Democratic 95%
IL U.S. House 10 Brad Schneider Democratic 55%
IL U.S. House 11 Bill Foster Democratic 55%
IL U.S. House 13 Rodney Davis Republican 5%
IL U.S. House 15 John Shimkus Republican 5%
IL U.S. House 16 Adam Kinzinger Republican 0%
IL U.S. House 17 Cheri Bustos Democratic 50%
IN U.S. Senate Sr Todd Young Republican 0%
IN U.S. House 1 Pete Visclosky Democratic 70%
IN U.S. House 2 Jackie Walorski Republican 0%
IN U.S. House 5 Susan Brooks Republican 0%
IN U.S. House 7 André Carson Democratic 85%
IN U.S. House 8 Larry Bucshon Republican 0%
KS U.S. Senate Sr Pat Roberts Republican 0%
KS U.S. Senate Jr Jerry Moran Republican 0%
KY U.S. Senate Sr Mitch McConnell Republican 0%
KY U.S. Senate Jr Rand Paul Republican 0%
KY U.S. House 2 Brett Guthrie Republican 0%
KY U.S. House 3 John Yarmuth Democratic 85%
KY U.S. House 4 Thomas Massie Republican 30%
KY U.S. House 5 Hal Rogers Republican 0%
KY U.S. House 6 Andy Barr Republican 0%
LA U.S. Senate Sr Bill Cassidy Republican 5%
LA U.S. House 1 Steve Scalise Republican 5%
LA U.S. House 2 Cedric Richmond Democratic 80%
MA U.S. Senate Sr Elizabeth Warren Democratic 90%
MA U.S. House 1 Richard Neal Democratic 85%
MA U.S. House 2 Jim McGovern Democratic 100%
MA U.S. House 4 Joe Kennedy III Democratic 90%
MA U.S. House 8 Stephen Lynch Democratic 80%
MA U.S. House 9 Bill Keating Democratic 85%
MD U.S. Senate Sr Ben Cardin Democratic 100%
MD U.S. Senate Jr Chris Van Hollen, Jr. Democratic 80%
MD U.S. House 1 Andy Harris Republican 5%
MD U.S. House 2 Dutch Ruppersberger Democratic 65%
MD U.S. House 3 John Sarbanes Democratic 95%
MD U.S. House 5 Steny Hoyer Democratic 75%
MD U.S. House 7 Elijah Cummings Democratic 90%
ME U.S. Senate Sr Susan Collins Republican 50%
ME U.S. Senate Jr Angus King, Jr. Independent 85%
ME U.S. House 1 Chellie Pingree Democratic 100%
MI U.S. Senate Sr Debbie Stabenow Democratic 95%
MI U.S. Senate Jr Gary Peters Democratic 60%
MI U.S. House 2 Bill Huizenga Republican 5%
MI U.S. House 3 Justin Amash Republican 25%
MI U.S. House 5 Dan Kildee Democratic 85%
MI U.S. House 6 Fred Upton Republican 0%
MI U.S. House 7 Tim Walberg Republican 0%
MN U.S. Senate Sr Amy Klobuchar Democratic 85%
MN U.S. House 4 Betty McCollum Democratic 90%
MN U.S. House 7 Collin Peterson Democratic 25%
MN Governor Tim Walz Democratic/Farmer/Labor 70%
MN Attorney General Keith Ellison Democratic/Farmer/Labor 100%
MO U.S. Senate Sr Roy Blunt Republican 10%
MO U.S. House 1 Lacy Clay, Jr. Democratic 95%
MO U.S. House 2 Ann Wagner Republican 0%
MO U.S. House 3 Blaine Luetkemeyer Republican 0%
MO U.S. House 4 Vicky Hartzler Republican 0%
MO U.S. House 5 Emanuel Cleaver II Democratic 85%
MO U.S. House 6 Sam Graves Republican 5%
MO U.S. House 7 Billy Long Republican 0%
MO U.S. House 8 Jason Smith Republican 5%
MS U.S. Senate Sr Roger Wicker Republican 10%
MS U.S. House 2 Bennie Thompson Democratic 90%
MS U.S. House 4 Steven Palazzo Republican 0%
MT U.S. Senate Sr Jon Tester Democratic 80%
MT U.S. Senate Jr Steve Daines Republican 5%
NA U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo Republican 0%
NA Director of the Office of Management & Budget Mick Mulvaney Republican 5%
NC U.S. Senate Sr Richard Burr Republican 10%
NC U.S. House 1 G.K. Butterfield, Jr. Democratic 75%
NC U.S. House 2 George Holding Republican 0%
NC U.S. House 4 David Price Democratic 80%
NC U.S. House 5 Virginia Foxx Republican 0%
NC U.S. House 8 Richard Hudson, Jr. Republican 0%
NC U.S. House 10 Patrick McHenry Republican 5%
NC U.S. House 11 Mark Meadows Republican 5%
ND U.S. Senate Sr John Hoeven Republican 10%
ND U.S. Senate Jr Kevin Cramer Republican 5%
NE U.S. Senate Sr Deb Fischer Republican 5%
NE U.S. House 1 Jeff Fortenberry Republican 5%
NE U.S. House 3 Adrian Smith Republican 0%
NH U.S. Senate Sr Jeanne Shaheen Democratic 90%
NH U.S. House 2 Ann Kuster Democratic 65%
NJ U.S. Senate Sr Bob Menendez Democratic 95%
NJ U.S. House 4 Chris Smith Republican 20%
NJ U.S. House 6 Frank Pallone, Jr. Democratic 80%
NJ U.S. House 8 Albio Sires Democratic 65%

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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