How Senate candidates rate with liberals, conservatives

Thirty-four Senate seats are at stake in 1980. Five seats are open. Below is a list of the 29 incumbents seeking re-election and their rating on key issues by the liberal Americans for Democratic Action (ADA) and the conservative Americans for Constitutional Action (ACA). Scores range from 0 (voted incorrectly on all issues) to 100 (voted correctly).

Name State ADA rating ACA rating DEMOCRATS: Birch Bayh Indiana 63 5 Dale Bumpers Arkansas 53 35 Frank Church Idaho 42 24 Alan Cranston California 79 4 John C. Culver Iowa 74 0 John A. Durkin N.H 37 20 Thomas F. Eagleton Missouri 58 19 Wendell H. Ford Kentucky 32 46 John Glenn Ohio 53 4 Mike Gravel Alaska 47 27 Gary Hart Colorado 58 15 Ernest F. Hollings S.C. 32 35 Daniel K. Inouye Hawaii 37 6 Patrick J. Leahy Vermont 89 19 Russell B. Long Louisiana 11 32 George McGovern S.D. 100 12 Warren G. Magnuson Washington 53 15 Robert Morgan N.C. 26 35 Gaylord Nelson Wisconsin 84 13 Donald Stewart Alabama 42 41 Richard Stone Florida 21 42 Herman E. Talmadge georgia 16 22 REPUBLICANS: Robert Dole Kansas 21 64 Jake Gam Utah 11 100 Barry Goldwater Arizona 5 95 Jacob K. Javits New York 63 4 Paul Laxalt Nevada 5 91 Charles McC. Mathias Jr. Maryland 63 15 Bob Packwood Oregon 32 38

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