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James Austin Scott

James Austin Scott's Ratings and Endorsements on Issue: Business and Consumers

Full Name: James Austin Scott
Current Office: U.S. House - District 8, Republican
First Elected: 11/02/2010
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Republican for U.S. House - District 8
Primary May 20, 2014

Business and Consumers

2014 Population Connection - Positions (Jan. 9, 2014) 0%
2013 Food Policy Action - Positions 8%
2013 International Foodservice Distributors Association - Positions 100%
2013 National Education Association - Positions 0%
2013 National Education Association - Positions 0%
2013 National Electrical Contractors Association - Positions 46%
2013 The National Lumber and Building Material Dealers Association - Positions 100%
2012 National Association of Manufacturers - Positions of 112th Congress 89%
2012 National Education Association - Positions 0%
2012 National Education Association - Positions 0%
2012 National Electrical Contractors Association - Positions 50%
2012 Service Employees International Union (SEIU) - Positions 0%
2012 United States Chamber of Commerce - Lifetime Score 85%
2012 United States Chamber of Commerce - Positions 83%
2011-2012 American Association of University Women - Positions 0
2011-2012 American Council of Engineering Companies - Positions 55
2011-2012 Financial Executives International - Positions 71%
2011-2012 Food Policy Action - Positions 14%
2011-2012 Independent Electrical Contractors - Positions (House) 100%
2011-2012 International Foodservice Distributors Association - Positions (House) 100%
2011-2012 National Association for College Admission Counseling - Positions 0%
2011-2012 National Association of Manufacturers - Positions 88%
2011-2012 National Federation of Independent Business - Positions 100%
2011-2012 National Retail Federation - Positions: International Trade 100%
2011-2012 National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association - Positions 85%
2011-2012 Plumbing-Heating-Cooling Contractors-National Association - Positions 100%
2011-2012 Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council - Positions 95%
2011-2012 United Food & Commercial Workers - Positions 0%
2011 National Association for College Admission Counseling - Positions 0%
2011 National Education Association - Positions 0%
2011 National Education Association - Positions 0%
2011 National Electrical Contractors Association - Positions (House Only) 100%
2011 National Federation of Independent Business - Positions 100%
2011 National Retail Federation - Positions 100%
2011 National Small Business Association - Positions 100%
2011 National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association - Positions 100%
2011 The National Lumber and Building Material Dealers Association - Positions 100%
2011 United States Chamber of Commerce - Positions 87%
2009-2010 Georgia National Federation of Independent Business - Positions 100%
2008-2011 Global Exchange - Percent Loyalty to Finance, Insurance, Real Estate Lobby 100%
2007-2008 Georgia National Federation of Independent Business - Positions on Pro-Small Business Policy 100
2005-2006 Georgia National Federation of Independent Business - Positions 100%
2003 Georgia Chamber of Commerce - Positions 75%
2002 Georgia Chamber of Commerce - Positions 100%
2001-2002 Georgia National Federation of Independent Business - Positions 71%
2001 Georgia Chamber of Commerce - Positions 100%
2000 Georgia Chamber of Commerce - Positions 100%
1999-2000 Georgia National Federation of Independent Business - Positions 83%
1999 Georgia Chamber of Commerce - Positions 89%
1998 Georgia Chamber of Commerce - Positions 100%
1997-1998 Georgia National Federation of Independent Business - Positions 100%

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