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Shelley Moore Capito

Shelley Moore Capito's Ratings and Endorsements on Issue: Senior Citizens

Full Name: Shelley Moore Capito
Current Office: U.S. House - District 2, Republican
First Elected: 11/07/2000
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Republican for U.S. Senate
General Nov. 4, 2014
Primary May 13, 2014

Senior Citizens

2013-2014 National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association - Positions 55%
2013 Alliance for Retired Americans - Lifetime Score 18%
2013 Alliance for Retired Americans - Positions 10%
2012 Alliance for Retired Americans - Lifetime Score 19%
2012 Alliance for Retired Americans - Positions 10%
2012 Service Employees International Union (SEIU) - Positions 4%
2011 Alliance for Retired Americans - Positions 0%
2009-2010 Alzheimer's Impact Movement - Positions 33%
2009-2010 Service Employees International Union (SEIU) - Positions 10%
2009 Alliance for Retired Americans - Positions 20%
2009 Alliance for Retired Americans - Lifetime Score 22%
2009 Service Employees International Union (SEIU) - Positions 18%
2008 Alliance for Retired Americans - Positions 50%
2008 Alliance for Retired Americans - Lifetime Score 22%
2008 Service Employees International Union (SEIU) - Positions 66%
2007-2008 The American Geriatrics Society - Elderly Health Advocacy Score B-
2007 Alliance for Retired Americans - Positions 60%
2007 Service Employees International Union (SEIU) - Positions 52%
2006 Alliance for Retired Americans - Positions 10%
2006 Service Employees International Union (SEIU) - Positions 33%
2006 The Retired Enlisted Association - Retired Military Benefits Issues Score 50%
2005-2006 National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association - Positions 100%
2005 Alliance for Retired Americans - Positions 0%
2005 Service Employees International Union (SEIU) - Positions 14%
2004 Alliance for Retired Americans - Positions 50%
2004 Service Employees International Union (SEIU) - Positions 43%
2003-2004 National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association - Positions 100%
2003-2004 Retire Safe - Positions 93%
2003 Alliance for Retired Americans - Positions 10%
2003 Leading Age - Positions 100%
2003 Service Employees International Union (SEIU) - Positions 14%
2002 Alliance for Retired Americans - Positions 0%
2002 National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association - Positions 100%
2002 Service Employees International Union (SEIU) - Positions 10%
2001-2002 National Committee to Preserve Social Security and Medicare - Positions 31%
2001 Alliance for Retired Americans - Positions 0%
2001 Service Employees International Union (SEIU) - Positions 27%

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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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