Representative Christopher 'Chris' Patrick Gibson's Special Interest Group Ratings

Office: U.S. House (NY) - District 19, Republican
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Business and Consumers

2013-2014 Associated General Contractors of America - Lifetime Scores (Taxes) 100% 2013-2014 Associated General Contractors of America - Lifetime Scores (Environment) 100% 2013-2014 Associated General Contractors of America - Lifetime Scores (Infrastructure) 100% 2013-2014 Associated General Contractors of America - Lifetime Scores (Labor) 63% 2013-2014 Associated General Contractors of America - Lifetime Scores (Other) 100% 2013-2014 Associated General Contractors of America - Positions 81% 2013-2014 Associated General Contractors of America - Lifetime Scores 87% 2013-2014 International Warehouse Logistics Association - Positions 100% 2013-2014 Metals Service Center Institute - Positions 83 2013-2014 National Association of Manufacturers - Positions 72% 2013-2014 National Electrical Contractors Association - Positions (Interim Mid-Year) 98% 2013-2014 National Retail Federation - Positions: Labor 50% 2013-2014 National Retail Federation - Positions: Budget/Tax 100% 2013-2014 National Retail Federation - Positions: Healthcare (House Only) 100% 2013-2014 National Small Business Association - Positions 60 2013-2014 The National Lumber and Building Material Dealers Association - Positions 80 2013 National Electrical Contractors Association - Positions 85% 2013 National Federation of Independent Business - Positions 71% 2013 The National Lumber and Building Material Dealers Association - Positions 83% 2013 United States Chamber of Commerce - Positions 77% 2013 United States Chamber of Commerce - Lifetime Score 85% 2012 National Association of Manufacturers - Positions of 112th Congress 86% 2012 National Electrical Contractors Association - Positions 80% 2012 United States Chamber of Commerce - Lifetime Score 89% 2012 United States Chamber of Commerce - Positions 83% 2011-2012 American Council of Engineering Companies - Positions 83 2011-2012 Independent Electrical Contractors - Positions (House) 50% 2011-2012 International Warehouse Logistics Association - Positions 90 2011-2012 National Association of Manufacturers - Positions 88% 2011-2012 National Federation of Independent Business - Positions 92% 2011-2012 National Retail Federation - Positions: International Trade 100% 2011-2012 National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association - Positions 95% 2011-2012 Plumbing-Heating-Cooling Contractors-National Association - Positions 100% 2011-2012 Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council - Positions 85% 2011 National Electrical Contractors Association - Positions (House Only) 100% 2011 National Federation of Independent Business - Positions 90% 2011 National Retail Federation - Positions 85% 2011 National Small Business Association - Positions 100% 2011 National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association - Positions 91% 2011 The National Lumber and Building Material Dealers Association - Positions 100% 2011 United States Chamber of Commerce - Positions 94%

Civil Liberties and Civil Rights

2014 American Civil Liberties Union - Positions (captured June 17, 2014) 50% 2014 American Civil Liberties Union - Positions (captured January 3, 2014) 50% 2014 Friends Committee on National Legislation - Positions 67% 2014 Hispanic Federation, LCLAA, LULAC, Mi Familia Vota, NCLR, and Voto Latino - National Immigration Scorecard 65% 2014 Human Rights Campaign - Positions on Marriage 0% 2014 Liberty for All - Positions 53% 2014 Liberty Guard - Positions 75% 2014 National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) - Positions 64% 2014 National Council of La Raza - Positions (Preliminary) 65% 2014 Stand Against Spying - Positions 100% 2013-2014 Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights - Positions 45% 2013 Friends Committee on National Legislation - Positions 71% 2013 Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights - Positions 62% 2013 Venn Institute - Scorecard for International Religious Freedom 0% 2012 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 20% 2012 Drum Major Institute for Public Policy/TheMiddleClass.org - Positions 14% 2012 Friends Committee on National Legislation - Positions 60% 2012 Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights - Positions on Civil Rights 35% 2012 Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights - Total Score 35% 2011-2012 American Civil Liberties Union - Positions 23% 2011-2012 Human Rights Campaign - Positions 0% 2011-2012 United States Campaign to End the Israeli Occupation - Positions on International Middle East Human Rights 50% 2011 American Civil Liberties Union - Positions (House Only) 60% 2011 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 30% 2011 Drum Major Institute for Public Policy/TheMiddleClass.org - Positions 5% 2011 National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) 30% 2006-2012 Global Exchange - Percent Loyalty to Finance, Insurance, Real Estate Lobby 100%

Conservative

2014 Americans for Prosperity - Positions (June 23, 2014) 33% 2014 Americans for Prosperity - Lifetime Score (June 23, 2014) 42% 2014 Americans for Prosperity - Positions (Jan. 7, 2014) 40% 2014 Americans for Prosperity - Lifetime Score 45% 2014 Conservative Review - Positions 44 2014 Heritage Action for America - Positions (Jan. 9, 2014) 23% 2014 The John Birch Society - Positions 75% 2014 The John Birch Society - Lifetime Score 71% 2013-2014 Campaign for Working Families - Positions 84% 2013-2014 Eagle Forum - Positions 57% 2013-2014 Faith and Freedom Coalition - Positions 82 2013-2014 The New American - Positions (captured September 2, 2014) 70% 2013 American Conservative Union - Lifetime Score 43% 2013 American Conservative Union - Positions 36% 2013 Concerned Women for America - Positions 76% 2013 Eagle Forum - Positions 33% 2013 National Journal - Conservative on Economic Policy 45% 2013 National Journal - Conservative (Composite) 46% 2013 National Journal - Conservative on Foreign Policy 47% 2013 The John Birch Society - Positions 70% 2013 The New American - Positions on Conservative Issues 75 2012 American Conservative Union - Lifetime Score 46% 2012 American Conservative Union - Ratings of Congress 40% 2012 Eagle Forum - Positions 75% 2012 National Journal - House Conservative (Foreign) 38% 2012 National Journal - House Conservative (Composite Score) 42% 2012 The Club for Growth - Positions 50% 2012 The John Birch Society - Positions 70% 2011-2012 Americans for Prosperity - Positions 50% 2011-2012 Americans for Prosperity - Lifetime score 38% 2011-2012 Campaign for Working Families - Positions 78% 2011-2012 Concerned Women for America - Positions 80% 2011-2012 Heritage Action for America - Positions 39% 2011 American Conservative Union - Lifetime Score 52% 2011 American Conservative Union - Positions 52% 2011 Concerned Women for America - Positions 77% 2011 Eagle Forum - Positions 69% 2011 Heritage Action for America - Positions (House Only) 57% 2011 National Journal - Conservative on Foreign Policy Score 53% 2011 National Journal - Liberal on Foreign Policy Score 46% 2011 National Journal - Conservative Composite Score 49% 2011 The John Birch Society - Positions (Summer-Fall) 65% 2011 The John Birch Society - Positions (Spring-Summer) 80% 2011 The New American - Positions on Conservative Issues 65%

Foreign Affairs

2014 Friends Committee on National Legislation - Positions 67% 2014 Peace Action West - Positions (June 3, 2014) 38% 2013-2014 Council for a Livable World - Positions (House) 50% 2013 Arab American Institute - Positions on Arab-American Issues 43% 2013 Friends Committee on National Legislation - Positions 71% 2013 National Journal - Conservative on Foreign Policy 47% 2013 Peace Action West - Positions (Nov. 20, 2013) 38% 2012 Arab American Institute - Positions on Arab-American Issues 9% 2012 Armenian National Committee of America - Positions 38% 2012 Citizens for Global Solutions - Global Issues Score 33% 2012 Friends Committee on National Legislation - Positions 60% 2012 National Journal - House Liberal (Foreign) 62% 2012 Peace Action - Positions 64% 2011-2012 ACT! for America - Positions 67% 2011-2012 American Security Council Foundation - Positions 50% 2011-2012 PeacePAC - Positions (PeacePAC is sister organization of Council for a Livable World rating House Only) 67% 2011-2012 United States Campaign to End the Israeli Occupation - Positions on International Middle East Human Rights 50% 2011-2012 USA Engage - Positions 75% 2011 American Security Council Foundation - Positions 80% 2011 Arab American Institute - Positions on Arab-American Issues 13% 2011 Citizens for Global Solutions - Global Issues Score 27% 2011 Friends Committee on National Legislation - Positions 17% 2011 National Journal - Conservative on Foreign Policy Score 53% 2011 National Journal - Liberal on Foreign Policy Score 46% 2011 Peace Action West - Positions 39% 2009 Resolve Uganda - Lifetime Score 25% 2006-2012 Global Exchange - Percent Loyalty to Finance, Insurance, Real Estate Lobby 100%

Health and Health Care

2014 Alzheimer's Impact Movement - Positions 100% 2014 American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists - Positions (House Only) 100 2014 American Veterinary Medical Association - Positions on Professional Advocacy 75% 2014 National Right to Life Committee - Positions (June 4, 2014) 75% 2014 Planned Parenthood Action Fund - Positions captured January 9, 2014 (reflect past 6 years' voting record) 0% 2014 Planned Parenthood Action Fund - Positions (June 27, 2014) 9% 2013-2014 National Breast Cancer Coalition - Positions 33% 2013 American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists - Positions (House Only) 0 2013 American Public Health Association - Positions 63% 2013 American Veterinary Medical Association - Positions on Professional Advocacy 75% 2013 Food Policy Action - Positions 54% 2013 National Right to Life Committee - Positions (Jan. 14, 2014) 66% 2013 Planned Parenthood Action Fund - Positions captured February, 2013 (reflect voting records of past 6 years) 0% 2012 AIDS Drug Assistance Program (ADAP) Advocacy Association - Positions 25% 2012 Planned Parenthood Action Fund - Positions captured June, 2012 (reflect voting records of past 6 years) 0% 2011-2012 Food Policy Action - Positions 77% 2011-2012 National Right to Life Committee - Positions 100% 2011 AIDS Drug Assistance Program (ADAP) Advocacy Association - Positions 33% 2011 American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists - Positions (House Only) 0% 2011 American Nurses Association - Positions 0% 2011 American Veterinary Medical Association - Positions on Professional Advocacy 50% 2011 Association of University Centers on Disabilities - Positions 0% 2011 National Right to Life Committee - Positions 100% 2011 The Children's Health Fund - Positions (House Only) 0%

Immigration

2014 Federation for American Immigration Reform - Positions 67% 2014 Hispanic Federation, LCLAA, LULAC, Mi Familia Vota, NCLR, and Voto Latino - National Immigration Scorecard 65% 2014 National Council of La Raza - Positions (Preliminary) 65% 2014 NumbersUSA [Americans for Better Immigration] - Overall Score (Jan. 7, 2014) 64% 2013-2014 America's Voice - Positions 0% 2013-2014 National Hispanic Leadership Agenda - Positions on Immigration Reform 0% 2013-2014 National Hispanic Leadership Agenda - Positions 14% 2013-2014 National Hispanic Leadership Agenda - Positions on Economic Empowerment 50% 2013-2014 National Iranian American Council - Positions 25% 2013 Arab American Institute - Positions on Arab-American Issues 43% 2012 Arab American Institute - Positions on Arab-American Issues 9% 2012 The American Hellenic Educational Progressive Association - Legislation Evaluation (House Only) 0% 2011-2012 Americans for Better Immigration - Positions 57% 2011-2012 The American Hellenic Educational Progressive Association - Positions 0% 2011-2012 The Public Affairs Alliance of Iranian Americans - Positions 50% 2011 Arab American Institute - Positions on Arab-American Issues 13% 2009-2013 NumbersUSA [Americans for Better Immigration] - Positions - Reduce Visa Lottery (Feb 11, 2013) 100% 2009-2013 NumbersUSA [Americans for Better Immigration] - Positions - Reduce Illegal Immigration at the Border (Feb 11, 2013) 89% 2009-2013 NumbersUSA [Americans for Better Immigration] - Positions - Reduce Amnesty Enticements (Feb 11, 2013) 100% 2009-2013 NumbersUSA [Americans for Better Immigration] - Positions - Reduce Illegal Jobs and Presence (Feb 11, 2013) 89% 2009-2013 NumbersUSA [Americans for Better Immigration] - Positions - Overall (Feb 11, 2013) 85% 1989-2013 NumbersUSA [Americans for Better Immigration] - Reduce Illegal Immigration at the Border - Career (Feb 11, 2013) % 1989-2013 NumbersUSA [Americans for Better Immigration] - Reduce Illegal Jobs and Presence - Career (Feb 11, 2013) % 1989-2013 NumbersUSA [Americans for Better Immigration] - Reduce Visa Lottery - Career (Feb 11, 2013) % 1989-2013 NumbersUSA [Americans for Better Immigration] - Reduce Illegal Immigration Rewards - Career (Feb 11, 2013) % 1989-2013 NumbersUSA [Americans for Better Immigration] - Reduce Anchor Baby Citizenship - Career (Feb 11, 2013) % 1989-2013 NumbersUSA [Americans for Better Immigration] - Overall - Career (Feb 11, 2013) 85% 1989-2013 NumbersUSA [Americans for Better Immigration] - Reduce Chain Migration - Career (Feb 11, 2013) %

Labor Unions

2014 United Food & Commercial Workers - Positions 57% 2013-2014 International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers - Positions (House) 33% 2013-2014 Workplace Choice - Positions 20 2013 American Federation of Government Employees - Positions 53% 2013 American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFL-CIO) - Lifetime Score 51% 2013 American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFL-CIO) - Positions 62% 2013 International Brotherhood of Boilermakers - Positions 57% 2013 International Foodservice Distributors Association - Positions 60% 2012 American Federation of Government Employees - Positions 47 2012 American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFL-CIO) - Lifetime Score 46% 2012 American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFL-CIO) - Positions 57% 2012 International Brotherhood of Boilermakers - Positions 61% 2012 Service Employees International Union (SEIU) - Positions 23% 2011-2012 American Federation of Teachers - Positions 30% 2011-2012 International Foodservice Distributors Association - Positions (House) 100% 2011-2012 United Food & Commercial Workers - Positions 0% 2011 American Federation of Government Employees - Positions 27% 2011 American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFL-CIO) - Positions 38% 2011 American Federation of State, County & Municipal Employees (AFSCME) - Positions 100% 2011 American Federation of State, County & Municipal Employees (AFSCME) - Lifetime Score 92% 2011 International Brotherhood of Boilermakers - Positions 42%

Religion

2014 Americans United for the Separation of Church and State - Positions (House Only) 0% 2014 Friends Committee on National Legislation - Positions 67% 2014 The John Birch Society - Positions 75% 2014 The John Birch Society - Lifetime Score 71% 2013-2014 CitizenLink - Positions (House Only) 100% 2013-2014 Muslim Public Affairs Council - Positions 37% 2013 Americans United for the Separation of Church and State - Positions 100% 2013 Bread for the World - Positions 60% 2013 Concerned Women for America - Positions 76% 2013 Friends Committee on National Legislation - Positions 71% 2013 Secular Coalition for America - Congressional Positions 40% 2013 The John Birch Society - Positions 70% 2013 Venn Institute - Scorecard for International Religious Freedom 0% 2013 Young Women's Christian Association (YWCA) - Positions 66% 2012 Bread for the World - Positions 75% 2012 Catholic Advocate - Positions 100% 2012 Friends Committee on National Legislation - Positions 60% 2012 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions 25% 2012 Open Doors USA - Positions 50% 2012 The John Birch Society - Positions 70% 2011-2012 ACT! for America - Positions 67% 2011-2012 Concerned Women for America - Positions 80% 2011 Americans United for the Separation of Church and State - Positions (House Only) 0% 2011 Christian Coalition of America - Positions 89% 2011 Concerned Women for America - Positions 77% 2011 Family Research Council - Positions 90% 2011 Secular Coalition for America - Congressional Positions 14% 2011 The John Birch Society - Positions (Spring-Summer) 80% 2011 The John Birch Society - Positions (Summer-Fall) 65%

Socially Conservative

2014 Heritage Action for America - Positions (Jan. 9, 2014) 23% 2014 Heritage Action for America - Positions (Jan. 9, 2014) 23% 2014 The John Birch Society - Positions 75% 2014 The John Birch Society - Lifetime Score 71% 2014 The John Birch Society - Lifetime Score 71% 2014 The John Birch Society - Positions 75% 2013-2014 Campaign for Working Families - Positions 84% 2013-2014 Campaign for Working Families - Positions 84% 2013-2014 Eagle Forum - Positions 57% 2013-2014 Eagle Forum - Positions 57% 2013 Concerned Women for America - Positions 76% 2013 Concerned Women for America - Positions 76% 2013 Eagle Forum - Positions 33% 2013 Eagle Forum - Positions 33% 2013 National Journal - Conservative on Social Policy 46% 2013 National Journal - Conservative on Social Policy 46% 2013 The John Birch Society - Positions 70% 2013 The John Birch Society - Positions 70% 2012 Catholic Advocate - Positions 100% 2012 Catholic Advocate - Positions 100% 2012 Eagle Forum - Positions 75% 2012 Eagle Forum - Positions 75% 2012 Family Research Council - Positions 100% 2012 Family Research Council - Positions 100% 2012 National Journal - House Conservative (Social) 45% 2012 National Journal - House Conservative (Social) 45% 2012 The John Birch Society - Positions 70% 2012 The John Birch Society - Positions 70% 2011-2012 Campaign for Working Families - Positions 78% 2011-2012 Campaign for Working Families - Positions 78% 2011-2012 Concerned Women for America - Positions 80% 2011-2012 Concerned Women for America - Positions 80% 2011-2012 Heritage Action for America - Positions 39% 2011-2012 Heritage Action for America - Positions 39% 2011-2012 National Right to Life Committee - Positions 100% 2011-2012 National Right to Life Committee - Positions 100% 2011 Christian Coalition of America - Positions 89% 2011 Christian Coalition of America - Positions 89% 2011 Concerned Women for America - Positions 77% 2011 Concerned Women for America - Positions 77% 2011 Eagle Forum - Positions 69% 2011 Eagle Forum - Positions 69% 2011 Family Research Council - Positions 90% 2011 Family Research Council - Positions 90% 2011 Heritage Action for America - Positions (House Only) 57% 2011 Heritage Action for America - Positions (House Only) 57% 2011 National Journal - Conservative on Social Policy Score 45% 2011 National Journal - Conservative on Social Policy Score 45% 2011 National Right to Life Committee - Positions 100% 2011 National Right to Life Committee - Positions 100% 2011 The John Birch Society - Positions (Spring-Summer) 80% 2011 The John Birch Society - Positions (Summer-Fall) 65% 2011 The John Birch Society - Positions (Spring-Summer) 80% 2011 The John Birch Society - Positions (Summer-Fall) 65%

Socially Liberal

2013-2014 Irregular Times/Progressive Patriots/That's My Congress - Net Congressional Score (Jan. 13, 2014) 52% 2013-2014 Irregular Times/Progressive Patriots/That's My Congress - Net Congressional Score (Jan. 13, 2014) 52% 2013-2014 Progressive Punch - Crucial Votes Lifetime Score 30% 2013-2014 Progressive Punch - Crucial Votes Lifetime Score 30% 2013-2014 Progressive Punch - Lifetime Score 28% 2013-2014 Progressive Punch - Overall Positions 28% 2013-2014 Progressive Punch - Overall Positions 28% 2013-2014 Progressive Punch - Crucial Votes 35% 2013-2014 Progressive Punch - Lifetime Score 28% 2013-2014 Progressive Punch - Crucial Votes 35% 2013 National Journal - Liberal on Social Policy 54% 2013 National Journal - Liberal on Social Policy 54% 2012 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 20% 2012 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 20% 2012 NARAL Pro-Choice America - Positions 0% 2012 NARAL Pro-Choice America - Positions 0% 2012 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions 25% 2012 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions 25% 2011-2012 Irregular Times/Progressive Patriots/That's My Congress - Net Congressional Score 41% 2011-2012 Irregular Times/Progressive Patriots/That's My Congress - Liberal Action Score 28% 2011-2012 Irregular Times/Progressive Patriots/That's My Congress - Liberal Action Score 28% 2011-2012 Irregular Times/Progressive Patriots/That's My Congress - Conservative Action Score 47% 2011-2012 Irregular Times/Progressive Patriots/That's My Congress - Conservative Action Score 47% 2011-2012 Irregular Times/Progressive Patriots/That's My Congress - Net Congressional Score 41% 2011 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 30% 2011 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 30% 2011 NARAL Pro-Choice America - Positions 0% 2011 NARAL Pro-Choice America - Positions 0% 2011 National Journal - Liberal on Social Policy 55% 2011 National Journal - Liberal on Social Policy 55%

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