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Colleen W. Hanabusa

Colleen W. Hanabusa's Ratings and Endorsements on Issue: Government Operations

Full Name: Colleen W. Hanabusa
Current Office: U.S. House - District 1, Democratic
First Elected: 11/02/2010
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic for U.S. Senate
Primary Aug. 9, 2014

Government Operations

2013 Alliance for Retired Americans - Lifetime Score 100%
2013 Alliance for Retired Americans - Positions 100%
2013 Bread for the World - Positions 80%
2013 Citizens Against Government Waste - Positions 8%
2013 Citizens Against Government Waste - Positions 8%
2013 FreedomWorks - Positions 29%
2013 Sargent Shriver National Center on Poverty Law - Positions 89%
2013 The Club for Growth - Positions (lifetime) 13%
2013 The Club for Growth - Positions 16%
2012 Alliance for Retired Americans - Positions 100%
2012 Alliance for Retired Americans - Lifetime Score 100%
2012 Bread for the World - Positions 100%
2012 FreedomWorks - Positions 15%
2012 National Taxpayers Union - Positions on Tax and Spending 12%
2012 National Taxpayers Union - Positions on Tax and Spending 12%
2012 Sargent Shriver National Center on Poverty Law - Positions 100%
2012 Service Employees International Union (SEIU) - Positions 100%
2011 Alliance for Retired Americans - Positions 100%
2011 Citizens Against Government Waste - Positions 8%
2011 Citizens Against Government Waste - Positions 8%
2011 FreedomWorks - Positions 10%
2011 National Taxpayers Union - Positions on Tax and Spending 9%
2011 National Taxpayers Union - Positions on Tax and Spending 9%
2011 Sargent Shriver National Center on Poverty Law - Positions 100%
2011 The Club for Growth - Positions 6%
2010 Grassroot Institute of Hawaii - Taxes 0%
2010 Grassroot Institute of Hawaii - Spending 0%
2009 Grassroot Institute of Hawaii - Taxes Score 0%

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