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Torrey N. Westrom

Torrey N. Westrom's Ratings and Endorsements

Full Name: Torrey N. Westrom
Current Office: State Senate - District 12, Republican
First Elected: 11/06/2012
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Republican for U.S. House - District 7
Primary Aug. 12, 2014
General Nov. 4, 2014

Abortion

2014 Minnesota Citizens Concerned for Life - Positions [Excused and Present not counted] 100%
2014 NARAL Pro-Choice Minnesota - Positions 0%
2013 NARAL Pro-Choice Minnesota - Positions 0%
2012 Minnesota Citizens Concerned for Life - Positions [Factoring excused and no-votes] 100%
2012 Minnesota Citizens Concerned for Life - Positions [Excused and no-votes not counted] 100%
2012 NARAL Pro-Choice Minnesota - Positions 0%
2011 Minnesota Citizens Concerned for Life - Positions 93%
2010 NARAL Pro-Choice Minnesota - Positions on Reproductive Rights 0%
2009 Minnesota Citizens Concerned for Life - Positions 100%
2008 Minnesota Citizens Concerned for Life - Positions on Pro-Life Policy 100
2008 NARAL Pro-Choice Minnesota - Positions on Reproductive Rights 0
2007 Minnesota Citizens Concerned for Life - Positions 100
2007 NARAL Pro-Choice Minnesota - Positions on Reproductive Rights 0
2006 Minnesota Citizens Concerned for Life - Positions 100%
2006 NARAL Pro-Choice Minnesota - Positions 25%
2005 Minnesota Citizens Concerned for Life - Positions 100%
2005 NARAL Pro-Choice Minnesota - Positions 0%
2004 NARAL Pro-Choice Minnesota - Positions 0%
2003 Minnesota Citizens Concerned for Life - Positions 100%
2003 NARAL Pro-Choice Minnesota - Positions 0%
2002 Minnesota Citizens Concerned for Life - Positions 100%
2001 Minnesota Citizens Concerned for Life - Positions 100%
2001 NARAL Pro-Choice Minnesota - Positions 0%
2000 Minnesota Citizens Concerned for Life - Positions 100%
1999 Minnesota Citizens Concerned for Life - Positions 80%
1999 NARAL Pro-Choice Minnesota - Positions 33%
1998 Minnesota Citizens Concerned for Life - Positions 100%
1998 NARAL Pro-Choice Minnesota - Positions 0%
1998 Planned Parenthood of Minnesota Action Fund - Positions 0%
1996 Planned Parenthood of Minnesota Action Fund - Positions on Reproductive Rights 0%

Agriculture and Food

2001-2002 Minnesota Farm Bureau - Positions 100%

Labor Unions

2013 AFSCME Council 5 - Positions 0%
2013 Minnesota AFL-CIO - Lifetime Score 16%
2013 Minnesota AFL-CIO - Positions 19%
2013 Minnesota Nurses Association - Positions on Nursing, Health Care, and Workforce Issues 9%
2012 AFSCME Council 5 - Positions 0%
2012 Minnesota Nurses Association - Positions on Nursing, Health Care, and Workforce Issues 25%
2010 AFSCME Council 5 - Positions 20%
2010 Minnesota Association of Professional Employees - Positions 38%
2010 Minnesota Association of Professional Employees - Lifetime Score 36%
2009 AFSCME Council 5 - Positions 0%
2009 Minnesota AFL-CIO - Positions 21%
2009 Minnesota Association of Professional Employees - Positions 25%
2008 AFSCME Council 5 - Positions on Workplace Rights 40
2008 Minnesota AFL-CIO - Positions 27
2008 Minnesota Association of Professional Employees - Positions on Workplace Rights 46
2007 AFSCME Council 5 - Positions on Workplace Rights 20
2007 Minnesota AFL-CIO - Positions on Workplace Rights 11
2006 AFSCME Council 5 - Positions 20%
2006 Minnesota AFL-CIO - Positions 20%
2005 AFSCME Council 5 - Positions 0%
2005 Minnesota AFL-CIO - Positions 28%
2004 AFSCME Council 5 - Positions 40%
2004 AFSCME Joint Councils 6, 14, 65, & 96, AFL-CIO - Positions 40%
2004 Minnesota AFL-CIO - Positions 0%
2004 Minnesota Association of Professional Employees - Positions 20%
2003 AFSCME Council 5 - Positions 20%
2003 AFSCME Joint Councils 6, 14, 65, & 96, AFL-CIO - Positions 0%
2003 Minnesota AFL-CIO - Positions 19%
2001 Minnesota AFL-CIO - Positions 14%
2001 Minnesota Chamber of Commerce--Labor Policy Votes - Positions 100%
2000 Minnesota AFL-CIO - Positions 21%
1999 Minnesota AFL-CIO - Positions 8%
1998 Minnesota AFL-CIO - Positions 23%

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