An annual list of how members of Congress stack up, ideologically speaking, has U.S. Rep. Mel Watt as the most liberal member of the state's House delegation while U.S. Rep. Patrick McHenry is the most conservative.
National Journal studied 97 roll-call votes that it used to establish where House members ranked in terms of how liberal or conservative they were.
Watt, a Charlotte Democrat, was among eight House members who were tied for the most liberal in the chamber. Watt was the 423rd most conservative House member.
McHenry, a Cherryville Republican, was the 17th most conservative member of the chamber and the 413th most liberal. Virginia Foxx, a Banner Elk Republican, was the 19th most conservative member and the 411th most liberal.
No other members of the state's delegation cracked the top 20 as either conservative or liberal.
Here's how they ranked, in alphabetical order.
G.K. Butterfield: Democrat, Wilson. 88th most liberal, 343rd most conservative.
Howard Coble: Republican, Greensboro. 348th most liberal, 82nd most conservative.
Bob Etheridge: Democrat, Lillington. 169th most liberal, 262nd most conservative.
Walter Jones: Republican, Farmville. 274th most liberal, 155th most conservative.
Larry Kissell: Democrat, Biscoe. 214th most liberal, 217th most conservative.
Mike McIntyre: Democrat, Lumberton. 247th most liberal, 184th most conservative.
Brad Miller: Democrat, Raleigh. 143rd most liberal, 184th most conservative.
Sue Myrick: Republican, Charlotte. 395th most liberal, 34th most conservative.
David Price: Democrat, Chapel Hill. 35th most liberal, 394th most conservative.
Heath Shuler: Democrat, Waynesville. 239th most liberal, 192nd most conservative.