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Kurt Schrader

Kurt Schrader's Ratings and Endorsements on Issue: Government Operations

Full Name: Kurt Schrader
Current Office: U.S. House - District 5, Democratic
First Elected: 11/04/2008
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic for U.S. House - District 5
General Nov. 4, 2014
Primary May 20, 2014

Government Operations

2013 Alliance for Retired Americans - Lifetime Score 88%
2013 Alliance for Retired Americans - Positions 90%
2013 Bread for the World - Positions 70%
2013 Citizens Against Government Waste - Positions 19%
2013 Citizens Against Government Waste - Positions 19%
2013 FreedomWorks - Positions 33%
2013 Sargent Shriver National Center on Poverty Law - Positions 72%
2013 The Club for Growth - Positions (lifetime) 16%
2013 The Club for Growth - Positions 9%
2012 Alliance for Retired Americans - Lifetime Score 88%
2012 Alliance for Retired Americans - Positions 70%
2012 Bread for the World - Positions 100%
2012 FreedomWorks - Positions 25%
2012 National Taxpayers Union - Positions on Tax and Spending 30%
2012 National Taxpayers Union - Positions on Tax and Spending 30%
2012 Sargent Shriver National Center on Poverty Law - Positions 82%
2012 Service Employees International Union (SEIU) - Positions 80%
2011 Alliance for Retired Americans - Positions 90%
2011 Citizens Against Government Waste - Positions 29%
2011 Citizens Against Government Waste - Positions 29%
2011 FreedomWorks - Positions 23%
2011 National Taxpayers Union - Positions on Tax and Spending 30%
2011 National Taxpayers Union - Positions on Tax and Spending 30%
2011 Sargent Shriver National Center on Poverty Law - Positions 82%
2011 The Club for Growth - Positions 16%
2010 Citizens Against Government Waste - Positions 11%
2010 Citizens Against Government Waste - Positions 11%
2010 FreedomWorks - Positions 16%
2010 Sargent Shriver National Center on Poverty Law - Positions 80%
2010 The Club for Growth - Positions 15%
2009-2010 American Immigration Lawyers Association - U.S. House Score 50%
2009-2010 National Tax Limitation Committee - Positions 14%
2009-2010 Service Employees International Union (SEIU) - Positions 86%
2009 Alliance for Retired Americans - Positions 100%
2009 Alliance for Retired Americans - Lifetime Score 100%
2009 Citizens Against Government Waste - Positions 4%
2009 Citizens Against Government Waste - Positions 4%
2009 FreedomWorks - Positions 5%
2009 Heritage Alliance - Positions 5%
2009 National Taxpayers Union - Positions 10%
2009 National Taxpayers Union - Positions 10%
2009 Republican Liberty Caucus - Economic Liberties Score 20%
2009 Republican Liberty Caucus - Positions on Personal Liberties 29%
2009 Sargent Shriver National Center on Poverty Law - Positions 89
2009 Service Employees International Union (SEIU) - Positions 90%
2009 The Club for Growth - Positions 13%
2003 Taxpayer Association of Oregon - Positions 25%
2003 Taxpayer Association of Oregon - Positions 25%
2002 Taxpayer Association of Oregon - Positions on Tax and Fiscal Policy 60%
2002 Taxpayer Association of Oregon - Positions on Tax and Fiscal Policy 60%

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