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Mark Dayton

Mark Dayton's Ratings and Endorsements on Issue: Education

Full Name: Mark Dayton
Current Office: Governor, Democratic/Farmer/Labor
First Elected: 11/02/2010
Last Elected: 11/02/2010
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic/Farmer/Labor for Governor
Primary Aug. 12, 2014

Education

2012 The Center for Education Reform - Positions (Governors) 33%
2012 The Center for Education Reform - Positions (Governors) 33%
2006 Population Connection - Positions 100%
2005-2006 American Association of University Women - Positions 100%
2005 American Association of University Women - Positions 100%
2005 National Association for College Admission Counseling - Positions 100%
2005 Population Connection - Positions 100%
2003-2004 American Association of University Women - Positions 100%
2003-2004 American Security Council Foundation - Positions 22%
2003-2004 National Education Association - Positions 85%
2003-2004 National Education Association - Positions 85%
2003-2004 National Parent Teacher Association - Positions 100%
2003-2004 National School Boards Association - Positions 67%
2003-2004 Population Connection - Positions 100%
2003 American Association of University Women - Positions 100%
2003 National Education Association - Positions 82%
2003 National Education Association - Positions 82%
2003 Population Connection - Positions 100%
2002 American Security Council Foundation - Positions 50%
2002 National Education Association - Positions 100%
2002 National Education Association - Positions 100%
2002 National School Boards Association - Positions 100%
2002 Population Connection - Positions 100%
2001-2002 American Association of University Women - Positions 100%
2001-2002 National Parent Teacher Association - Positions 100%
2001 American Association of University Women - Positions 100%
2001 National Education Association - Positions 100%
2001 National Education Association - Positions 100%
2001 Population Connection - Positions 100%

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Keep in mind that ratings done by special interest groups often do not represent a non-partisan stance. In addition, some groups select votes that tend to favor members of one political party over another, rather than choosing votes based solely on issues concerns. Nevertheless, they can be invaluable in showing where an incumbent has stood on a series of votes in the past one or two years, especially when ratings by groups on all sides of an issue are compared. Website links, if available, and descriptions of the organizations offering performance evaluations are accessible by clicking on the name of the group.

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