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Kathleen 'Kathy' Courtney Hochul

Kathleen 'Kathy' Courtney Hochul's Ratings and Endorsements on Issue: Conservative

Full Name: Kathleen 'Kathy' Courtney Hochul
On The Ballot: Running, Independence, Working Families for Lieutenant Governor
Running, Democratic for Lieutenant Governor
General Nov. 4, 2014

Conservative

2012 American Conservative Union - Ratings of Congress 32%
2012 American Conservative Union - Lifetime Score 32%
2012 Catholic Advocate - Positions 0%
2012 Eagle Forum - Positions 0%
2012 Eagle Forum - Positions 0%
2012 Family Research Council - Positions 16%
2012 FreedomWorks - Positions 10%
2012 National Journal - House Conservative (Foreign) 38%
2012 National Journal - House Conservative (Economic) 41%
2012 National Journal - House Conservative (Social) 41%
2012 National Journal - House Conservative (Composite Score) 40%
2012 National Taxpayers Union - Positions on Tax and Spending 30%
2012 The Club for Growth - Positions 30%
2012 The John Birch Society - Positions 26%
2012 The John Birch Society - Positions 26%
2011-2012 Americans for Prosperity - Positions 17%
2011-2012 Americans for Prosperity - Lifetime score 17%
2011-2012 Americans for Prosperity - Positions 17%
2011-2012 Americans for Prosperity - Lifetime score 17%
2011-2012 Campaign for Working Families - Positions 18%
2011-2012 Campaign for Working Families - Positions 18%
2011-2012 Concerned Women for America - Positions 42%
2011-2012 Concerned Women for America - Positions 42%
2011-2012 Heritage Action for America - Positions 10%
2011-2012 Heritage Action for America - Positions 10%
2011-2012 Heritage Action for America - Positions 10%
2011-2012 Irregular Times/Progressive Patriots/That's My Congress - Net Congressional Score 55%
2011-2012 National Right to Life Committee - Positions 0%
2011 Christian Coalition of America - Positions 0%
2011 Concerned Women for America - Positions 50%
2011 Concerned Women for America - Positions 50%
2011 Eagle Forum - Positions 50%
2011 Eagle Forum - Positions 50%
2011 Family Research Council - Positions 0%
2011 National Right to Life Committee - Positions 0%
2011 National Taxpayers Union - Positions on Tax and Spending 20%
2011 The Club for Growth - Positions 2%
2011 The John Birch Society - Positions (Summer-Fall) 9%
2011 The John Birch Society - Positions (Summer-Fall) 9%
2011 The New American - Positions on Conservative Issues 9%

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