Party Unity Less of a Sure Thing for House GOP Minority

Posted July 11, 2007 at 12:00am

House Republicans with the lowest “party unity” scores in 2007
1. Wayne T. Gilchrest, Maryland’s 1st (52.3 percent)
2. Christopher H. Smith, New Jersey’s 4th (61.0 percent)
3. Christopher Shays, Connecticut’s 4th (62.6 percent)
4. Frank A. LoBiondo, New Jersey’s 2nd (65.1 percent)
5. Mike Ferguson, New Jersey’s 7th (66.1 percent)
6. Mark Steven Kirk, Illinois’ 10th (66.7 percent)
7. Michael N. Castle, Delaware’s At-Large (68.3 percent)
8 (tie). Walter B. Jones, North Carolina’s 3rd (68.6 percent)
8 (tie). Timothy V. Johnson, Illinois’ 15th (68.6 percent)
10. James T. Walsh, New York’s 25th (68.9 percent)
Other notable House Republicans
12. Steven C. LaTourette, Ohio’s 14th (70.3 percent)
14. Dave Reichert, Washington’s 8th (72.0 percent
15. Tim Murphy, Pennsylvania’s 18th (72.7 percent)
18. Jon Porter, Nevada’s 3rd (73.6 percent)
20. Charlie Dent, Pennsylvania’s 15th (73.9 percent)
21. Jim Gerlach, Pennsylvania’s 6th (74.7 percent)
23. Phil English, Pennsylvania’s 3rd (76.0 percent)
25. Heather A. Wilson, New Mexico’s 1st (76.3 percent)
26. Thomas M. Davis III, Virginia’s 11th (76.4 percent)