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Edward 'Ted' E. Kaufman

Edward 'Ted' E. Kaufman's Ratings and Endorsements

Full Name: Edward 'Ted' E. Kaufman

Business and Consumers

2010 The National Lumber and Building Material Dealers Association - Positions 0%
2009-2010 American Association of University Women - Positions 80%
2009-2010 American Council of Engineering Companies - Positions 80%
2009-2010 Associated General Contractors of America - Positions 30%
2009-2010 Independent Electrical Contractors - Positions 0%
2009-2010 International Foodservice Distributors Association - Positions 0%
2009-2010 International Warehouse Logistics Association - Positions 14%
2009-2010 National Association for College Admission Counseling - Positions 100%
2009-2010 National Association of Manufacturers - Positions 15%
2009-2010 National Retail Federation - Positions 0%
2009-2010 National Small Business Association - Positions (Senate Only) 50%
2009-2010 National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association - Positions 60%
2009-2010 Service Employees International Union (SEIU) - Positions 93%
2009-2010 Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council - Positions 4%
2009 American Association of University Women - Positions 88%
2009 Heritage Alliance - Positions 9%
2009 National Education Association - Positions on Public Education Teaching Profession Issues A
2009 National Education Association - Positions on Public Education Teaching Profession Issues A
2009 Population Connection - Committee Votes Score 100%
2009 The National Lumber and Building Material Dealers Association - Positions 50%
2009 United States Chamber of Commerce - Positions 43%

Campaign Finance and Elections

2009-2010 Arab American Institute - Positions 50%

Conservative

2010 Eagle Forum - Positions 0%
2010 Eagle Forum - Positions 0%
2010 FreedomWorks - Positions 5%
2010 The Club for Growth - Positions 5%
2010 The John Birch Society - Positions (May 2010 - September 2010) 0%
2010 The John Birch Society - Positions (May 2010 - September 2010) 0%
2009-2010 American Family Association - Positions 4%
2009-2010 Americans for Prosperity - Positions 0%
2009-2010 Americans for Prosperity - Positions 0%
2009-2010 Campaign for Working Families - Positions 6%
2009-2010 Campaign for Working Families - Positions 6%
2009-2010 Christian Coalition of America - Positions 0%
2009-2010 Concerned Women for America - Positions 7%
2009-2010 Concerned Women for America - Positions 7%
2009-2010 Family Research Council - Positions 4%
2009-2010 National Right to Life Committee - Positions 14%
2009-2010 National Tax Limitation Committee - Positions 3%
2009-2010 The John Birch Society - Positions (January 2009 - June 2010 10%
2009-2010 The John Birch Society - Positions (Full Session) 8%
2009-2010 The John Birch Society - Positions (November 2009 - June 2010) 20%
2009-2010 The John Birch Society - Positions (January 2009 - June 2010 10%
2009-2010 The John Birch Society - Positions (Full Session) 8%
2009-2010 The John Birch Society - Positions (November 2009 - June 2010) 20%
2009 American Conservative Union - Lifetime Score 4%
2009 American Conservative Union - Positions 4%
2009 Campaign for Working Families - Positions 7%
2009 Campaign for Working Families - Positions 7%
2009 Eagle Forum - Positions 4%
2009 Eagle Forum - Positions 4%
2009 FreedomWorks - Positions 15%
2009 Heritage Alliance - Positions 9%
2009 Heritage Alliance - Positions 9%
2009 National Journal - Conservative on Social Policy Score 23%
2009 National Journal - Composite Conservative Score 23%
2009 National Journal - Conservative on Economic Policy Score 20%
2009 National Journal - Conservative on Foreign Policy Score 0%
2009 National Right to Life Committee - Positions 16%
2009 National Taxpayers Union - Positions 6%
2009 Republican Liberty Caucus - Economic Liberties Score 0%
2009 Republican Liberty Caucus - Economic Liberties Score 0%
2009 Republican Liberty Caucus - Positions on Personal Liberties 50%
2009 Republican Liberty Caucus - Positions on Personal Liberties 50%
2009 The Club for Growth - Positions 3%
2009 The John Birch Society - Positions (Full Year) 5%
2009 The John Birch Society - Positions (January 2009 - June 2009) 0%
2009 The John Birch Society - Positions (January 2009 - June 2009) 0%
2009 The John Birch Society - Positions (June 2009 - November 2009) 10%
2009 The John Birch Society - Positions (June 2009 - November 2009) 10%
2009 The John Birch Society - Positions (Full Year) 5%
2001-2010 Keep America Safe - Positions 14%

Social

2010 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 55%
2010 Eagle Forum - Positions 0%
2010 Liberty Central - Positions on Conservative Issues F
2010 NARAL Pro-Choice America - Positions 100%
2010 The John Birch Society - Positions (May 2010 - September 2010) 0%
2010 The John Birch Society - Positions (May 2010 - September 2010) 0%
2010 Vote Kids - Positions 100%
2009-2010 ACT! for America - Positions 50%
2009-2010 American Family Association - Positions 4%
2009-2010 American Family Association - Positions 4%
2009-2010 American Immigration Lawyers Association - U.S. Senate Score 100%
2009-2010 Campaign for Working Families - Positions 6%
2009-2010 Children's Defense Fund - Positions 100%
2009-2010 Christian Coalition of America - Positions 0%
2009-2010 Christian Coalition of America - Positions 0%
2009-2010 Concerned Women for America - Positions 7%
2009-2010 Concerned Women for America - Positions 7%
2009-2010 Family Research Council - Positions 4%
2009-2010 Family Research Council - Positions 4%
2009-2010 Irregular Times/Progressive Patriots/That's My Congress - Regressive Action Score 9
2009-2010 National Right to Life Committee - Positions 14%
2009-2010 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions 100%
2009-2010 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions 100%
2009-2010 Secular Coalition for America - U.S. Senate Score 92%
2009-2010 St. Joseph Health System - Positions 100%
2009-2010 The John Birch Society - Positions (November 2009 - June 2010) 20%
2009-2010 The John Birch Society - Positions (Full Session) 8%
2009-2010 The John Birch Society - Positions (Full Session) 8%
2009-2010 The John Birch Society - Positions (November 2009 - June 2010) 20%
2009-2010 The John Birch Society - Positions (January 2009 - June 2010 10%
2009-2010 The John Birch Society - Positions (January 2009 - June 2010 10%
2009 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 90%
2009 Campaign for Working Families - Positions 7%
2009 Eagle Forum - Positions 4%
2009 Heritage Alliance - Positions 9%
2009 Heritage Alliance - Positions 9%
2009 Irregular Times/Progressive Patriots/That's My Congress - Progressive Action Score 48%
2009 NARAL Pro-Choice America - Positions 65%
2009 National Journal - Conservative on Social Policy Score 23%
2009 National Journal - Liberal on Social Policy Score 74%
2009 National Right to Life Committee - Positions 16%
2009 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions 100%
2009 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions 100%
2009 Republican Liberty Caucus - Positions on Personal Liberties 50%
2009 Republican Liberty Caucus - Economic Liberties Score 0%
2009 The Children's Health Fund - Positions 100%
2009 The John Birch Society - Positions (January 2009 - June 2009) 0%
2009 The John Birch Society - Positions (Full Year) 5%
2009 The John Birch Society - Positions (January 2009 - June 2009) 0%
2009 The John Birch Society - Positions (June 2009 - November 2009) 10%
2009 The John Birch Society - Positions (June 2009 - November 2009) 10%
2009 The John Birch Society - Positions (Full Year) 5%
2009 Vote Kids - Positions 100%

How to Interpret these Evaluations

Project Vote Smart displays all known interest group ratings for each candidate and official, regardless of issue or bias.

Keep in mind that ratings done by special interest groups often do not represent a non-partisan stance. In addition, some groups select votes that tend to favor members of one political party over another, rather than choosing votes based solely on issues concerns. Nevertheless, they can be invaluable in showing where an incumbent has stood on a series of votes in the past one or two years, especially when ratings by groups on all sides of an issue are compared. Website links, if available, and descriptions of the organizations offering performance evaluations are accessible by clicking on the name of the group.

Most performance evaluations are displayed in a percentage format. However, some organizations present their ratings in the form of a letter grade or endorsement based on voting records, interviews, survey results and/or sources of campaign funding. For consistency and ease in understanding, Project Vote Smart converts all scores into a percentage when possible. Please visit the group's website or call 1-888-VOTESMART for more specific information.

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