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Walton 'Walt' J. McLeod III

Walton 'Walt' J. McLeod III's Ratings and Endorsements

Full Name: Walton 'Walt' J. McLeod III
Current Office: State House - District 40, Democratic
First Elected: 11/05/1996
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic for State House - District 40
General Nov. 4, 2014

Business and Consumers

2013 South Carolina Chamber of Commerce - Positions 68%
2012 South Carolina Business and Industry Political Education Committee - Positions 50
2012 South Carolina Chamber of Commerce - Positions 50%
2011-2012 South Carolina National Federation of Independent Business - Positions 86%
2011 South Carolina Business and Industry Political Education Committee - Positions 66
2011 South Carolina Chamber of Commerce - Positions 81%
2010 South Carolina Business and Industry Political Education Committee - Positions 62.4
2009-2010 South Carolina National Federation of Independent Business - Positions 83%
2009 South Carolina Chamber of Commerce - Positions 57%
2008 South Carolina Business and Industry Political Education Committee - Positions on Pro-Business Policy 59.87
2008 South Carolina Chamber of Commerce - Positions on Pro-Business Policy 86
2007-2008 South Carolina National Federation of Independent Business - Positions on Pro-Small Business Policy 83
2007 South Carolina Business and Industry Political Education Committee - Positions 26.75
2006 South Carolina Business and Industry Political Education Committee - Positions on Pro-Business Policy 20.10
2005-2006 South Carolina Chamber of Commerce - Positions 42%
2005-2006 South Carolina National Federation of Independent Business - Positions on Pro-Small Business Policy 10
2005 South Carolina Chamber of Commerce - Positions 33%
2003-2004 South Carolina National Federation of Independent Business - Positions 20%
2003 South Carolina Business and Industry Political Education Committee - Positions 44%
2001-2002 South Carolina Business and Industry Political Education Committee - Positions 65%
2001-2002 South Carolina National Federation of Independent Business - Positions 67%
1997-1998 South Carolina Business and Industry Political Education Committee - Positions 70%
1997-1998 South Carolina National Federation of Independent Business - Positions 75%

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