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Linda C. Lawson

Linda C. Lawson's Ratings and Endorsements

Full Name: Linda C. Lawson
Current Office: State House - District 1, Democratic
First Elected: 11/03/1998
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic for State House - District 1
General Nov. 4, 2014
Primary May 6, 2014

Business and Consumers

2013 Indiana Chamber of Commerce - Pro-Economy Aggregate Score 49%
2013 Indiana Chamber of Commerce - Pro-Jobs Score 53%
2012 Indiana Chamber of Commerce - 2 Year Aggregate Jobs and Economy Score 39%
2012 Indiana Chamber of Commerce - Positions on Jobs and Economic Issues 44%
2011-2012 Indiana National Federation of Independent Business - Positions 33%
2010 Indiana Chamber of Commerce - Positions 48%
2009-2010 Indiana National Federation of Independent Business - Positions 25%
2008 Indiana Chamber of Commerce - Positions on Pro-Business Policy 50
2007-2008 Indiana National Federation of Independent Business - Positions on Pro-Small Business Policy 17%
2007 Citizens Action Coalition of Indiana - Positions on Consumer Advocacy 75
2007 Indiana Chamber of Commerce - Positions on Pro-Business Policy 38
2007 Indiana Manufacturers Association - Positions on Manufacturers Advocacy 16
2006 Citizens Action Coalition of Indiana - Positions 33%
2006 Indiana Chamber of Commerce - Positions 43%
2005-2006 Indiana National Federation of Independent Business - Positions 67%
2005 Indiana Chamber of Commerce - Positions 63%
2004 Indiana Chamber of Commerce - Positions 47%
2003-2004 Indiana National Federation of Independent Business - Positions 50%
2003 Indiana Chamber of Commerce - Positions 42%
2002 Indiana Associated Builders and Contractors - Positions 0%
2001-2002 Indiana National Federation of Independent Business - Positions 42%
2001 Citizens Action Coalition of Indiana - Positions 83%
2001 Indiana Chamber of Commerce - Positions 43%
2000 Indiana Chamber of Commerce - Positions 42%
1999 Indiana Chamber of Commerce - Positions 39%

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