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John T. Vines

John T. Vines's Ratings and Endorsements

Full Name: John T. Vines
Current Office: State House - District 25, Democratic
First Elected: 11/02/2010
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic for State House - District 25
Primary May 20, 2014

Government Operations

2013 Arkansas Citizens First Congress - Education Score 71%
2013 Arkansas Citizens First Congress - Environment Score 56%
2013 Arkansas Citizens First Congress - Overall Score 63%
2013 Arkansas Citizens First Congress - Government and Elections score 63%
2013 Arkansas Citizens First Congress - Health Score 75%
2013 Arkansas Citizens First Congress - Economic Score 50%
2011-2012 Advance Arkansas Institute - Freedom Scorecard (Tax/Budget Policy Score) 100%
2011-2012 Advance Arkansas Institute - Freedom Scorecard (Tax/Budget Policy Score) 100%
2011-2012 Advance Arkansas Institute - Freedom Scorecard (Education Reform Score) 80%
2011-2012 Advance Arkansas Institute - Freedom Scorecard (Tax/Budget Policy Score) 100%
2011-2012 Advance Arkansas Institute - Freedom Scorecard (Economic Freedom Score) 40%
2011-2012 Advance Arkansas Institute - Freedom Scorecard (Overall Score) 56%
2011-2012 Advance Arkansas Institute - Freedom Scorecard (Good Government Score) 55%
2011-2012 Advance Arkansas Institute - Freedom Scorecard (Good Government Score) 55%
2011-2012 Advance Arkansas Institute - Freedom Scorecard (Overall Score) 56%
2011-2012 Advance Arkansas Institute - Freedom Scorecard (Personal Liberty Score) 57%
2011-2012 Advance Arkansas Institute - Freedom Scorecard (Personal Liberty Score) 57%
2011-2012 Advance Arkansas Institute - Freedom Scorecard (Economic Freedom Score) 40%
2011-2012 Advance Arkansas Institute - Freedom Scorecard (Small Government Score) 17%
2011-2012 Advance Arkansas Institute - Freedom Scorecard (Small Government Score) 17%
2011-2012 Advance Arkansas Institute - Freedom Scorecard (Education Reform Score) 80%
2011 Arkansas Citizens First Congress - Positions on Public Health 100%
2011 Arkansas Citizens First Congress - Positions on Agriculture 100%
2011 Arkansas Citizens First Congress - Positions on Government and Election Reform 67%
2011 Arkansas Citizens First Congress - Positions on Education 63%
2011 Arkansas Citizens First Congress - Positions on Economic Justice 30%
2011 Arkansas Citizens First Congress - Positions on Civil Rights 83%

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