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Clement 'Butch' Leroy Otter

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

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
General Nov. 4, 2014
Primary May 20, 2014

Social

2013 NARAL Pro-Choice America - Positions (Governors) 0%
2006 American Immigration Lawyers Association - Positions 0%
2006 Drum Major Institute for Public Policy/TheMiddleClass.org - Positions 0%
2006 Secular Coalition for America - Positions 0%
2006 The John Birch Society - Positions 70%
2006 The John Birch Society - Positions 70%
2005-2006 ACT! for America - Positions 77%
2005-2006 Campaign for America's Future - Energy Score 0%
2005-2006 Concerned Women for America - Positions 93%
2005-2006 Concerned Women for America - Positions 93%
2005-2006 Freedom Democrats - Positions on Social Issues 37%
2005-2006 Freedom Democrats - Positions on Social Issues 37%
2005 American Immigration Lawyers Association - Positions 0%
2005 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 15%
2005 Children's Defense Fund - Positions 0%
2005 Council on American-Islamic Relations - Positions 0%
2005 Drum Major Institute for Public Policy/TheMiddleClass.org - Positions 13%
2005 Eagle Forum - Positions 93%
2005 Family Research Council - Positions 100%
2005 Family Research Council - Positions 100%
2005 NARAL Pro-Choice America - Positions 0%
2005 National Committee for an Effective Congress - Positions 10%
2005 National Journal - Conservative on Social Policy Score 55%
2005 National Journal - Liberal on Social Policy Score 45%
2005 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions 50%
2005 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions 50%
2005 Republican Liberty Caucus - Economic Liberties Score 85%
2005 Republican Liberty Caucus - Positions 75%
2005 Republican Liberty Caucus - Positions on Personal Liberties 65%
2005 The John Birch Society - Positions 50%
2005 The John Birch Society - Positions 50%
2004 American Humane Association - Positions 11%
2004 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 5%
2004 Americans United for the Separation of Church and State - Positions 0%
2004 Christian Action Network - Lifetime Score 93%
2004 Christian Coalition of America - Positions 92%
2004 Christian Coalition of America - Positions 92%
2004 Drum Major Institute for Public Policy/TheMiddleClass.org - Positions 0%
2004 Eagle Forum - Positions 94%
2004 Family Research Council - Positions 92%
2004 Family Research Council - Positions 92%
2004 NARAL Pro-Choice America - Positions 0%
2004 National Journal - Liberal on Social Policy Score 36%
2004 National Journal - Conservative on Social Policy Score 61%
2004 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions 0%
2004 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions 0%
2004 Republican Liberty Caucus - Positions 75%
2004 The John Birch Society - Positions (Spring) 63%
2004 The John Birch Society - Positions (Spring) 63%
2004 The John Birch Society - Positions (Fall) 80%
2004 The John Birch Society - Positions (Fall) 80%
2003-2004 ACT! for America - Positions 62.5%
2003-2004 American Muslims for Jerusalem - Positions on International Middle East Policy Advocacy -19
2003-2004 Bread for the World - Positions 25%
2003-2004 Campaign for Working Families - Positions 97%
2003-2004 Children's Defense Fund - Positions 0%
2003-2004 Concerned Women for America - Positions 95%
2003-2004 Concerned Women for America - Positions 95%
2003-2004 National Right to Life Committee - Positions 100%
2003 American Family Association - Positions 100%
2003 American Family Association - Positions 100%
2003 American Humane Association - Positions 11%
2003 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 20%
2003 Americans United for the Separation of Church and State - Positions 0%
2003 Bread for the World - Positions 0%
2003 Campaign for Working Families - Positions 95%
2003 Center for Reclaiming America - Positions 100%
2003 Christian Coalition of America - Positions 92%
2003 Christian Coalition of America - Positions 92%
2003 Concerned Women for America - Positions 92%
2003 Concerned Women for America - Positions 92%
2003 Drum Major Institute for Public Policy/TheMiddleClass.org - Positions 50%
2003 Eagle Forum - Positions 96%
2003 Family Research Council - Positions 100%
2003 Family Research Council - Positions 100%
2003 NARAL Pro-Choice America - Positions 0%
2003 National Committee for an Effective Congress - Positions 0%
2003 National Journal - Liberal on Social Policy Score 40%
2003 National Journal - Conservative on Social Policy Score 58%
2003 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions 8%
2003 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions 8%
2003 Republican Liberty Caucus - Positions on Conservative Issues 85
2003 Republican Liberty Caucus - Positions on Conservative Issues 85
2003 Republican Liberty Caucus - Positions on Conservative Issues 85
2003 The John Birch Society - Positions (Summer) 50%
2003 The John Birch Society - Positions (Summer) 50%
2002 American Immigration Lawyers Association - Positions 0%
2002 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 0%
2002 Americans United for the Separation of Church and State - Positions 0%
2002 Christian Coalition of America - Positions 100%
2002 Eagle Forum - Positions 87%
2002 National Journal - Conservative on Social Policy Score 63%
2002 National Journal - Liberal on Social Policy Score 32%
2002 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions 0%
2002 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions 0%
2002 Republican Liberty Caucus - Positions on Conservative Issues 90
2002 Republican Liberty Caucus - Positions on Conservative Issues 90
2002 Republican Liberty Caucus - Positions on Conservative Issues 90
2002 The John Birch Society - Positions 55%
2002 The John Birch Society - Positions 55%
2002 Vote Hemp - Positions on Industrial Hemp Policy Fence Sitter
2001-2002 American Bar Association - Positions 0%
2001-2002 American Humane Association - Positions 0%
2001-2002 American Muslims for Jerusalem - Positions on International Middle East Policy Advocacy -13
2001-2002 Bread for the World - Positions 33%
2001-2002 Campaign for Working Families - Positions 92%
2001-2002 Concerned Women for America - Positions 93%
2001-2002 Concerned Women for America - Positions 93%
2001-2002 Family Research Council - Positions 100%
2001-2002 Family Research Council - Positions 100%
2001-2002 National Committee for an Effective Congress - Positions 5%
2001-2002 National Right to Life Committee - Positions 100%
2001-2002 People for the American Way - Positions 6%
2001 American Immigration Lawyers Association - Positions 50%
2001 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 0%
2001 Americans United for the Separation of Church and State - Positions 0%
2001 Children's Defense Fund - Positions 0%
2001 Family Research Council - Positions on Conservative Issues 90%
2001 Family Research Council - Positions on Conservative Issues 90%
2001 NARAL Pro-Choice America - Positions 0%
2001 National Committee for an Effective Congress - Positions 1%
2001 National Journal - Liberal on Social Policy Score 35%
2001 National Youth Advocacy Coalition - Positions 0%
2001 Republican Liberty Caucus - Positions 82%
2001 The John Birch Society - Positions 75%
2001 The John Birch Society - Positions 75%
1995-2004 American Immigration Lawyers Association - Positions 10%

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