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Adam Kline

Adam Kline's Ratings and Endorsements

Full Name: Adam Kline
Current Office: State Senate - District 37, Democratic
First Elected: 1997
Last Elected: 11/02/2010
Next Election: 2014

Business and Consumers

2013 Association of Washington Business - Labor Score 95%
2013 Association of Washington Business - Lifetime Score 30%
2013 Association of Washington Business - Positions 16%
2012 Association of Washington Business - Positions 53%
2011-2012 Washington National Federation of Independent Business - Positions 10%
2011 Association of Washington Business - Positions 43%
2010 Association of Washington Business - Positions 38%
2010 Association of Washington Business - Lifetime Score 28%
2009-2010 Washington National Federation of Independent Business - Positions 10%
2009 Association of Washington Business - Positions 36%
2008 Association of Washington Business - Positions on Pro-Business Policy 22
2007-2008 Washington National Federation of Independent Business - Positions on Pro-Small Business Policy 38
2007 Association of Washington Business - Positions on Pro-Business Policy 32
2007 Building Industry Association of Washington - Housing Industry Advocacy Score 30
2006 Association of Washington Business - Positions 56%
2005-2006 Washington National Federation of Independent Business - Positions 33%
2005 Association of Washington Business - Positions 12%
2005 Building Industry Association of Washington - Positions 0%
2004 Association of Washington Business - Positions 20%
2003-2004 Washington National Federation of Independent Business - Positions 31%
2003 Association of Washington Business - Positions 25%
2002 Association of Washington Business - Positions 5%
2001-2002 Washington National Federation of Independent Business - Positions 13%
2001 Association of Washington Business - State Senate Score 33%
1999-2000 Washington National Federation of Independent Business - Positions 33%
1997-1998 Washington National Federation of Independent Business - Positions 25%

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