Rep. Jerry Costello (D-Ill., 12th)



The Hill's Lawmaker Ratings

The number ratings on each lawmaker's page are from zero to 100, which is the scale used by most advocacy organizations. Where a letter rating is used, the range is from A to F.

SOCIAL ISSUES RATINGS
Issue Organization Rating
Abortion NARAL Pro-Choice America 0

National Right to Life Center 80
Civil Rights ACLU 58

Human Rights Campaign 55
Ideology American Conservative Union 12

Americans for Democratic Action 85

Drum Major Institute A+

Family Research Council 76
Children Children's Defense Fund 100
Environment League of Conservation Voters 86
Immigration Numbers USA C

U.S. Border Control NR
Public Health American Public Health Association 78
Senior Citizens Alliance for Retired Americans 92


FISCAL ISSUES RATINGS
Issue Organization Rating
Business and Labor AFL-CIO 93

National Education Association A

AFSCME 100

BIPAC 0

Chamber of Commerce 50

Club for Growth 15

National Federation of Independent Business 50
Taxes & Spending Americans for Tax Reform 0

Citizens Against Government Waste 17

National Taxpayers Union 12


SECURITY ISSUES RATINGS
Issue Organization Rating
Defense and Peace Council for a Livable World 87

Center for Security Policy 17

Friends Committee on National Legislation 100

Peace Action 62
Guns Gunowners of America C

Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence 19



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