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Clement 'Butch' Leroy Otter

Clement 'Butch' Leroy Otter's Ratings and Endorsements on Issue: Liberal

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

Liberal

2013 NARAL Pro-Choice America - Positions (Governors) 0%
2005-2006 Campaign for America's Future - Energy Score 0%
2005-2006 Campaign for America's Future - Energy Score 0%
2005-2006 Freedom Democrats - Positions on Economic Issues 78%
2005-2006 Freedom Democrats - Positions on Social Issues 37%
2005 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 15%
2005 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 15%
2005 NARAL Pro-Choice America - Positions 0%
2005 National Committee for an Effective Congress - Positions 10%
2005 National Committee for an Effective Congress - Positions 10%
2005 National Journal - Liberal on Social Policy Score 45%
2005 National Journal - Liberal on Economic Policy Score 41%
2005 National Journal - Composite Liberal Score 46%
2005 National Journal - Liberal on Foreign Policy Score 51%
2005 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions 50%
2005 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions 50%
2004 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 5%
2004 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 5%
2004 NARAL Pro-Choice America - Positions 0%
2004 National Journal - Liberal on Economic Policy Score 15%
2004 National Journal - Liberal on Foreign Policy Score 51%
2004 National Journal - Liberal on Social Policy Score 36%
2004 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions 0%
2004 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions 0%
2003-2004 Radical Middle - Positions 5%
2003 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 20%
2003 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 20%
2003 NARAL Pro-Choice America - Positions 0%
2003 National Committee for an Effective Congress - Positions 0%
2003 National Committee for an Effective Congress - Positions 0%
2003 National Journal - Liberal on Economic Policy Score 21%
2003 National Journal - Liberal on Social Policy Score 40%
2003 National Journal - Liberal on Foreign Policy Score 51%
2003 National Journal - Composite Liberal Score 39%
2003 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions 8%
2003 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions 8%
2002 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 0%
2002 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 0%
2002 National Journal - Composite Liberal Score 29%
2002 National Journal - Liberal on Social Policy Score 32%
2002 National Journal - Liberal on Economic Policy Score 0%
2002 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions 0%
2002 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions 0%
2001-2002 National Committee for an Effective Congress - Positions 5%
2001-2002 National Committee for an Effective Congress - Positions 5%
2001-2002 People for the American Way - Positions 6%
2001-2002 People for the American Way - Positions 6%
2001-2002 Radical Middle - Positions 10%
2001 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 0%
2001 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 0%
2001 NARAL Pro-Choice America - Positions 0%
2001 National Committee for an Effective Congress - Positions 1%
2001 National Committee for an Effective Congress - Positions 1%
2001 National Journal - Liberal on Foreign Policy Score 29%
2001 National Journal - Liberal on Social Policy Score 35%

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