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David G. Valadao

David G. Valadao's Ratings and Endorsements on Issue: Social

Full Name: David G. Valadao
Current Office: U.S. House - District 21, Republican
First Elected: 11/06/2012
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Republican for U.S. House - District 21
General Nov. 4, 2014
Primary June 3, 2014

Social

2014 Friends Committee on National Legislation - Positions 0%
2014 Heritage Action for America - Positions (Jan. 9, 2014) 34%
2014 The John Birch Society - Positions 40%
2014 The John Birch Society - Lifetime Score 40%
2014 The John Birch Society - Lifetime Score 40%
2014 The John Birch Society - Positions 40%
2013-2014 Campaign for Working Families - Positions 92%
2013-2014 Eagle Forum - Positions 43%
2013-2014 Irregular Times/Progressive Patriots/That's My Congress - Net Congressional Score (Jan. 13, 2014) 17%
2013-2014 Progressive Punch - Overall Positions 9%
2013-2014 Progressive Punch - Crucial Votes Lifetime Score 3%
2013-2014 Progressive Punch - Lifetime Score 9%
2013-2014 Progressive Punch - Crucial Votes 3%
2013 Americans United for the Separation of Church and State - Positions 100%
2013 Bread for the World - Positions 40%
2013 Concerned Women for America - Positions 92%
2013 Concerned Women for America - Positions 92%
2013 Eagle Forum - Positions 33%
2013 Friends Committee on National Legislation - Positions 50%
2013 National Journal - Liberal on Social Policy 50%
2013 National Journal - Conservative on Social Policy 49%
2013 Secular Coalition for America - Congressional Positions 35%
2013 The John Birch Society - Positions 40%
2013 The John Birch Society - Positions 40%
2012 American Conservative Union (California State Legislature) - Positions 91%
2012 Capitol Resource Institute - Positions 100%
2012 Children's Advocacy Institute - Positions 70%
2011 Capitol Resource Institute - Positions 100%
2011 Children's Advocacy Institute - Positions 55%

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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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