Rep. Chris Van Hollen (D-Md., 8th)




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 100
  National Right to Life Center 0
Civil Rights ACLU 92
  Human Rights Campaign 95
Ideology American Conservative Union 0
  Americans for Democratic Action 100
  Drum Major Institute A
  Family Research Council 5
Children Children's Defense Fund 100
Environment League of Conservation Voters 100
Immigration Numbers USA C
  U.S. Border Control NR
Public Health American Public Health Association 100
Senior Citizens Alliance for Retired Americans 100


FISCAL ISSUES RATINGS
Issue Organization Rating
Business and Labor AFL-CIO 96
  National Education Association A
  AFSCME 100
  BIPAC 20
  Chamber of Commerce 61
  Club for Growth 4
  National Federation of Independent Business 70
Taxes & Spending Americans for Tax Reform 15
  Citizens Against Government Waste 10
  National Taxpayers Union 2


SECURITY ISSUES RATINGS
Issue Organization Rating
Defense and Peace Council for a Livable World 87
  Center for Security Policy 13
  Friends Committee on National Legislation 100
  Peace Action 46
Guns Gunowners of America F-
  Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence 100