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Mark S. Critz

Mark S. Critz's Ratings and Endorsements on Issue: Social

Full Name: Mark S. Critz
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic for Lieutenant Governor
Primary May 20, 2014

Social

2012 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 55%
2012 Bread for the World - Positions 100%
2012 Catholic Advocate - Positions 64%
2012 Catholic Advocate - Positions 64%
2012 Drum Major Institute for Public Policy/TheMiddleClass.org - Positions 50%
2012 Eagle Forum - Positions 50%
2012 Family Research Council - Positions 50%
2012 Friends Committee on National Legislation - Positions 40%
2012 NARAL Pro-Choice America - Positions 0%
2012 National Journal - House Conservative (Social) 39%
2012 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions 83%
2012 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions 83%
2012 Open Doors USA - Positions 50%
2012 The John Birch Society - Positions 43%
2012 The John Birch Society - Positions 43%
2011-2012 ACT! for America - Positions 42%
2011-2012 Campaign for Working Families - Positions 34%
2011-2012 Concerned Women for America - Positions 36%
2011-2012 Concerned Women for America - Positions 36%
2011-2012 Heritage Action for America - Positions 18%
2011-2012 Irregular Times/Progressive Patriots/That's My Congress - Liberal Action Score 26%
2011-2012 Irregular Times/Progressive Patriots/That's My Congress - Net Congressional Score 36%
2011-2012 Irregular Times/Progressive Patriots/That's My Congress - Conservative Action Score 53%
2011-2012 National Right to Life Committee - Positions 60%
2011 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 80%
2011 Americans United for the Separation of Church and State - Positions (House Only) 100%
2011 Children's Defense Fund - Positions 80%
2011 Christian Coalition of America - Positions 40%
2011 Christian Coalition of America - Positions 40%
2011 Concerned Women for America - Positions 33%
2011 Concerned Women for America - Positions 33%
2011 Drum Major Institute for Public Policy/TheMiddleClass.org - Positions 79%
2011 Eagle Forum - Positions 46%
2011 Family Research Council - Positions 50%
2011 Family Research Council - Positions 50%
2011 Heritage Action for America - Positions (House Only) 0%
2011 NARAL Pro-Choice America - Positions 20%
2011 National Journal - Conservative on Social Policy Score 42%
2011 National Journal - Liberal on Social Policy 58%
2011 National Right to Life Committee - Positions 57%
2011 Secular Coalition for America - Congressional Positions 57%
2011 The Children's Health Fund - Positions (House Only) 100%
2011 The John Birch Society - Positions (Summer-Fall) 40%
2011 The John Birch Society - Positions (Spring-Summer) 50%
2011 The John Birch Society - Positions (Summer-Fall) 40%
2011 The John Birch Society - Positions (Spring-Summer) 50%
2010 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 45%
2010 Eagle Forum - Positions 50%
2010 Liberty Central - Positions on Conservative Issues A
2010 National Journal - Liberal on Social Policy 38%
2010 National Journal - Conservative on Social Policy Score 61%
2010 The John Birch Society - Positions (May 2010 - September 2010) 30%
2010 The John Birch Society - Positions (May 2010 - September 2010) 30%
2009-2010 ACT! for America - Positions 20%
2009-2010 American Family Association - Positions 50%
2009-2010 American Family Association - Positions 50%
2009-2010 American Immigration Lawyers Association - U.S. House Score 0%
2009-2010 Campaign for Working Families - Positions 100%
2009-2010 Christian Coalition of America - Positions 67%
2009-2010 Christian Coalition of America - Positions 67%
2009-2010 Concerned Women for America - Positions 40%
2009-2010 Concerned Women for America - Positions 40%
2009-2010 Family Research Council - Positions 66%
2009-2010 Family Research Council - Positions 66%
2009-2010 Irregular Times/Progressive Patriots/That's My Congress - Regressive Action Score 11
2009-2010 National Right to Life Committee - Positions 100%
2009-2010 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions 75%
2009-2010 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions 75%
2009-2010 The John Birch Society - Positions (Full Session) 30%
2009-2010 The John Birch Society - Positions (Full Session) 30%

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