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Clement 'Butch' Leroy Otter

Clement 'Butch' Leroy Otter's Ratings and Endorsements on Issue: Civil Liberties and Civil Rights

Full Name: Clement 'Butch' Leroy Otter
Current Office: Governor, Republican
First Elected: 11/07/2006
Last Elected: 11/02/2010
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Republican for Governor
Primary May 20, 2014
General Nov. 4, 2014

Civil Liberties and Civil Rights

2006 Drum Major Institute for Public Policy/TheMiddleClass.org - Positions 0%
2006 United To End Genocide - Positions on Darfur D
2005-2006 American Civil Liberties Union - Positions 36%
2005 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 15%
2005 Drum Major Institute for Public Policy/TheMiddleClass.org - Positions 13%
2005 Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights - Positions 11%
2005 National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) - Positions 35%
2005 National Organization for Women - Positions 29%
2004 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 5%
2004 Center for International Policy - Positions 100%
2004 Drum Major Institute for Public Policy/TheMiddleClass.org - Positions 0%
2004 National Council of La Raza - Positions 0%
2003-2004 American Civil Liberties Union - Positions 20%
2003-2004 Human Rights Campaign - Positions 0%
2003-2004 Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights - Positions 0%
2003-2004 League of United Latin American Citizens - Positions 6%
2003-2004 National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) - Positions 30%
2003-2004 United States Campaign to End the Israeli Occupation - Positions on International Middle East Human Rights -7
2003 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 20%
2003 Drum Major Institute for Public Policy/TheMiddleClass.org - Positions 50%
2003 Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights - Positions 0%
2003 National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) - Positions 20%
2003 United States Campaign to End the Israeli Occupation - Positions on International Middle East Human Rights -3
2001-2002 American Civil Liberties Union - Positions 20%
2001-2002 Human Rights Campaign - Positions 0%
2001-2002 Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights - Positions 17%
2001-2002 League of United Latin American Citizens - Positions 22%
2001-2002 National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) - Positions 33%
2001-2002 People for the American Way - Positions 6%
2001 American Civil Liberties Union - Positions 22%
2001 Human Rights Campaign - Positions 0%
2001 League of United Latin American Citizens - Positions 9%
2001 National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) - Positions 29%

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