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Albert Ben Chandler III

Albert Ben Chandler III's Ratings and Endorsements on Issue: Budget, Spending and Taxes

Full Name: Albert Ben Chandler III

Budget, Spending and Taxes

2012 Alliance for Retired Americans - Positions 80%
2012 Alliance for Retired Americans - Lifetime Score 89%
2012 Bread for the World - Positions 100%
2012 Drum Major Institute for Public Policy/TheMiddleClass.org - Positions 36%
2012 FreedomWorks - Positions 20%
2012 National Taxpayers Union - Positions on Tax and Spending 32%
2012 National Taxpayers Union - Positions on Tax and Spending 32%
2012 Sargent Shriver National Center on Poverty Law - Positions 76%
2012 Service Employees International Union (SEIU) - Positions 75%
2011 Alliance for Retired Americans - Positions 80%
2011 Citizens Against Government Waste - Positions 29%
2011 Drum Major Institute for Public Policy/TheMiddleClass.org - Positions 68%
2011 FreedomWorks - Positions 21%
2011 National Taxpayers Union - Positions on Tax and Spending 31%
2011 National Taxpayers Union - Positions on Tax and Spending 31%
2011 Sargent Shriver National Center on Poverty Law - Positions 67%
2011 The Club for Growth - Positions 12%
2010 Citizens Against Government Waste - Positions 18%
2010 FreedomWorks - Positions 32%
2010 National Taxpayers Union - Positions on Tax and Spending 32%
2010 Sargent Shriver National Center on Poverty Law - Positions 81%
2010 The Club for Growth - Positions 30%
2009-2010 National Tax Limitation Committee - Positions 19%
2009-2010 Service Employees International Union (SEIU) - Positions 63%
2009 Alliance for Retired Americans - Positions 90%
2009 Alliance for Retired Americans - Lifetime Score 95%
2009 Citizens Against Government Waste - Positions 2%
2009 FreedomWorks - Positions 19%
2009 Heritage Alliance - Positions 5%
2009 National Taxpayers Union - Positions 13%
2009 National Taxpayers Union - Positions 13%
2009 Republican Liberty Caucus - Economic Liberties Score 14%
2009 Republican Liberty Caucus - Positions on Personal Liberties 21%
2009 Sargent Shriver National Center on Poverty Law - Positions 94
2009 Service Employees International Union (SEIU) - Positions 72%
2009 The Club for Growth - Positions 20%
2008 Alliance for Retired Americans - Positions 100%
2008 Alliance for Retired Americans - Lifetime Score 96%
2008 Americans for Fair Taxation - Positions on the FairTax 0
2008 Citizens Against Government Waste - Positions 8%
2008 Citizens Against Government Waste - Lifetime Score 9%
2008 Drum Major Institute for Public Policy/TheMiddleClass.org - Positions on Middle Class Advocacy 100
2008 FreedomWorks - Positions 21%
2008 National Taxpayers Union - Fiscally Conservative Score F
2008 National Taxpayers Union - Fiscally Conservative Score F
2008 Sargent Shriver National Center on Poverty Law - Positions 94%
2008 Service Employees International Union (SEIU) - Positions 100%
2008 The Club for Growth - Positions 12%
2007-2008 National Tax Limitation Committee - Positions 3%
2007-2008 Population Action International - Positions 100%
2007 Alliance for Retired Americans - Positions 100%
2007 Americans for Tax Reform - Positions 10%
2007 Citizens Against Government Waste - Positions 4%
2007 Drum Major Institute for Public Policy/TheMiddleClass.org - Positions on Middle Class Advocacy 100
2007 FreedomWorks - Positions 5%
2007 National Taxpayers Union - Fiscally Conservative Score F
2007 National Taxpayers Union - Fiscally Conservative Score F
2007 Republican Liberty Caucus - Positions on Personal Liberties 41%
2007 Republican Liberty Caucus - Economic Liberties Score 12%
2007 Sargent Shriver National Center on Poverty Law - Positions on Poverty Action A
2007 Service Employees International Union (SEIU) - Positions 94%
2007 The Club for Growth - Positions 2%
2006 Alliance for Retired Americans - Positions 90%
2006 Americans for Tax Reform - Positions 27%
2006 Church World Service - Positions 33
2006 FreedomWorks - Positions 8%
2006 National Taxpayers Union - Positions 16%
2006 National Taxpayers Union - Positions 16%
2006 Service Employees International Union (SEIU) - Positions 67%
2006 The Club for Growth - Positions 15%
2006 The Retired Enlisted Association - Retired Military Benefits Issues Score 50%
2006 United States Women's Chamber of Commerce - Positions 100%
2005-2006 Citizens Against Government Waste - Positions 15%
2005-2006 Citizens for Tax Justice - Positions 33%
2005-2006 Freedom Democrats - Positions on Economic Issues 15%
2005-2006 National Tax Limitation Committee - Positions 21%
2005-2006 Partnership for America - Positions 12%
2005-2006 Population Action International - Positions on Reproductive Health 100%
2005 Alliance for Retired Americans - Positions 90%
2005 Americans for Tax Reform - Positions 17%
2005 Church World Service - Positions 50
2005 Citizens Against Government Waste - Positions 15%
2005 Drum Major Institute for Public Policy/TheMiddleClass.org - Positions 50%
2005 FreedomWorks - Positions 24%
2005 National Taxpayers Union - Positions 21%
2005 National Taxpayers Union - Positions 21%
2005 Republican Liberty Caucus - Economic Liberties Score 35%
2005 Republican Liberty Caucus - Positions on Personal Liberties 45%
2005 Republican Liberty Caucus - Positions 40%
2005 Service Employees International Union (SEIU) - Positions 81%
2005 Taxpayers for Common Sense - Positions 88%
2004 Alliance for Retired Americans - Positions 100%
2004 Americans for Tax Reform - Positions 37%
2004 Citizens Against Government Waste - Positions 15%
2004 Drum Major Institute for Public Policy/TheMiddleClass.org - Positions 83%
2004 National Taxpayers Union - Positions 14%
2004 National Taxpayers Union - Positions 14%
2004 Republican Liberty Caucus - Positions 29%
2004 Service Employees International Union (SEIU) - Positions 83%
2004 Taxpayers for Common Sense - Positions 50%
2004 United States Women's Chamber of Commerce - Positions 50%
2003-2004 National Tax Limitation Committee - Positions 19%

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