How They Voted 2010 - Senate

Each Senate vote used in the ratings is described separately and is identified by a number that corresponds to the numbers at the top of the columns of tabular information.

Key to Symbols

+ "Correct" vote, supporting the Chamber's position '08% Percentage of correct votes of total cast by member on Chamber-selected issues during 2008, the second session of the 110th Congress.
- "Wrong" vote, contrary to the Chamber's position
? No recorded vote CUM% Average annual percentage of correct votes cast by member on Chamber-selected issues since the Chamber began rating members in 1965, or since that member's first year in Congress, through 2008.
S Speaker did not vote
P Voted "present"
N/A Insufficient votes cast   Note: The percentage calculations were made using only + and - votes. The ?, S, and P votes were not included in the calculations.
     
      1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 2010% Culm %
ALABAMA                              
Shelby R AL + + + + + + + + + + + 100 73
Sessions R AL - - + + + + + + + + + 82 78
ALASKA                              
Murkowski R AK + + + ? ? ? + + + + + 100 91
Begich D AK + + - - - - - - + - - 27 42
ARIZONA                              
McCain R AZ + + + + + + + + + + + 100 83
Kyl R AZ + + + + + + + + + + + 100 87
ARKANSAS                              
Lincoln D AR + + + - - + - - ? + + 60 70
Pryor D AR + + ? - - + - - + + + 60 65
CALIFORNIA                              
Feinstein D CA + + - - - - - - + - - 27 47
Boxer D CA + + - - - - - - - - - 18 30
COLORADO                              
Udall D CO - - + - - - - - + - - 18 42
Bennet D CO + + + - - - - - + - - 36 47
CONNECTICUT                              
Dodd D CT + + - - - - - - + - - 27 32
Lieberman I CT + + ? - - - - - + - - 30 47
DELAWARE                              
Carper D DE + + - - - - - - + - - 27 53
Coons D DE + + - - ? ? ? ? ? ? ? 50 50
FLORIDA                              
Nelson D FL + + + - - - - - + - - 36 53
LeMieux R FL + + + + + + + + + + + 100 100
GEORGIA                              
Chambliss R GA + + + + + + + + + + + 100 91
Isakson R GA + + + + + + + + + + ? 100 93
HAWAII                              
Inouye D HI + + - - - - - - + - - 27 33
Akaka D HI + + - - - - - - + - - 27 32
IDAHO                              
Crapo R ID + + + + + + + + + + + 100 89
Risch R ID + + + + + + + + + + + 100 86
ILLINOIS                              
Durbin D IL + + - - - - - - - - - 18 34
Burris D IL ? ? ? - ? - ? ? ? ? ? 0 22
INDIANA                              
Lugar R IN + + + + + + + + + + + 100 91
Bayh D IN + + + - - - - - + + - 45 55
IOWA                              
Grassley R IA + + + + + + + - + + + 91 84
Harkin D IA - + - - - - - - - - - 9 36
KANSAS                              
Brownback R KS + + ? + + + + + + + + 100 94
Roberts R KS + + + + + + + + + + + 100 92
KENTUCKY                              
McConnell R KY + + + + + + + + + + + 100 91
Bunning R KY + + + + + + + + + + + 100 89
LOUISIANA                              
Landrieu D LA + + - - - - - - + + - 36 69
Vitter R LA + + + + + + + + + + + 100 91
MAINE                              
Snowe R ME + + + + + + - - + + + 82 70
Collins R ME + + + + + + - - + + + 82 80
MARYLAND                              
Mikulski D MD + + - - - - - - + - - 27 35
Cardin D MD + + - - - - - - + - - 27 35
MASSACHUSETTS                              
Kerry D MA + + - - - - - - + - - 27 37
Brown R MA + + + + + + - - + + + 82 82
MICHIGAN                              
Levin D MI - - - - - - - - + - - 9 32
Stabenow D MI + + + - - - - - + - - 36 32
MINNESOTA                              
Klobuchar D MN + + + - - - - - + - - 36 45
Franken D MN + + - - - - - - - - - 18 34
MISSISSIPPI                              
Cochran R MS + + + + + + + + + + + 100 88
Wicker R MS + + + + + + + + + + + 100 94
MISSOURI                              
Bond R MO + + + + + + + + + + + 100 94
McCaskill D MO + + + - - - - - - - - 27 39
MONTANA                              
Baucus D MT + + - - - - - - + - - 27 45
Tester D MT + + + - - - - - + - - 36 47
NEBRASKA                              
Nelson D NE + + + + - + - - + + + 73 76
Johanns R NE + + + + + + + + + + + 100 92
NEVADA                              
Reid D NV + + - - - - - - - - - 18 37
Ensign R NV - - + + + + + + + + + 82 85
NEW HAMPSHIRE                              
Gregg R NH + + + + + + + + + + + 100 88
Shaheen D NH + + - - - - - - - - - 18 31
NEW JERSEY                              
Lautenberg D NJ - - - - - - - - + - - 9 33
Menendez D NJ + + + - - - - - + - - 36 38
NEW MEXICO                              
Bingaman D NM - - + - - - - - + - - 18 43
Udall D NM - + + - - - - - - - - 18 33
NEW YORK                              
Schumer D NY + + - - - - - - + - - 27 36
Gillibrand D NY - - - - - - - - + - - 9 43
NORTH CAROLINA                              
Burr R NC + + ? + + + + + + + + 100 88
Hagan D NC - - + - - - - - + - - 18 31
NORTH DAKOTA                              
Conrad D ND + + + - - - - - + - - 36 43
Dorgan D ND - + - - - - - - - - - 9 37
OHIO                              
Voinovich R OH - - + + + + + + + + + 82 88
Brown D OH + - - - - - - - - - - 9 31
OKLAHOMA                              
Inhofe R OK + + + + + + + + + + + 100 87
Coburn R OK - - + + + + + + + + + 82 74
OREGON                              
Wyden D OR - ? - - - - - - - - - 0 40
Merkley D OR - ? - - - - - - - - - 0 22
PENNSYLVANIA                              
Specter D PA + + - - - - - ? ? - - 22 64
Casey D PA + + - - - - - - + - - 27 42
RHODE ISLAND                              
Reed D RI + + - - - - - - - - - 18 36
Whitehouse D RI + + - - - - - - - - - 18 37
SOUTH CAROLINA                              
Graham R SC + + + + + + + + + + + 100 85
DeMint R SC - - + + + + + + + + + 82 83
SOUTH DAKOTA                              
Johnson D SD + + - - - - - - + - - 27 50
Thune R SD + + + + + + + + + + + 100 90
TENNESSEE                              
Alexander R TN + + + + + + + + + + + 100 91
Corker R TN + + + + + + + + + + + 100 82
TEXAS                              
Hutchison R TX + + + + ? + + + + + + 100 94
Cornyn R TX + + + + + + + + + + + 100 90
UTAH                              
Hatch R UT + + + + + + + + + + + 100 93
Bennett R UT + + + + + + + + + + + 100 97
VERMONT                              
Leahy D VT - - - - - - - - - - - 0 32
Sanders I VT - - - - - - - - - - - 0 16
VIRGINIA                              
Webb D VA + + + - - - - - + - - 36 47
Warner D VA + + + - - - - - + - - 36 40
WASHINGTON                              
Murray D WA + + - - - - - - + - - 27 48
Cantwell D WA + + + - - - - + + - - 45 54
WEST VIRGINIA                              
Rockefeller D WV + + - - - - - - - + - 27 41
Manchin D WV + + + - ? ? ? ? ? ? ? 75 75
WISCONSIN                              
Kohl D WI + + + - - - - - + - - 36 46
Feingold D WI - - + - - - + + - - - 27 25
WYOMING                              
Enzi R WY + + + + + + + + + + + 100 88
Barrasso R WY + + + + + + + + + + + 100 84

1. H.R 4583 – Middle Class Tax Act of 2010
2. H.R. 4853 – Motion to Proceed – Middle Class Tax Act of 2010
3. S. 510 – 1099 amendment – FDA Food Safety Modernization Act
4. S. 3772 – Paycheck Fairness Act
5. S. 3628 – Democracy is Strengthened by Casting Light on Spending in Elections (DISCLOSE) Act
6. S.J. Res 30 – Resolution to repeal regulatory changes made by the National Mediation Board concerning union organizing under the Railway Labor Act
7. H.R. 4173 – Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act (conference report)
8. H.R. 4173 – same title  final passage
9. S. 3217 – Restoring American Financial Stability Act – amendment
10. S.J. Res. 26 – Resolution to prevent the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) from moving forward with its scheme to regulate green house gas emissions under the Clean Air Act
11. H.R. 4872 – Health Care and Education Affordability Reconciliation Act of 2010