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Ray H. LaHood

Ray H. LaHood's Ratings and Endorsements on Issue: Civil Liberties and Civil Rights

Full Name: Ray H. LaHood

Civil Liberties and Civil Rights

2008 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 55%
2008 Drum Major Institute for Public Policy/TheMiddleClass.org - Positions on Middle Class Advocacy 78
2007-2008 Human Rights Campaign - Positions 23%
2007-2008 National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) - Positions on Civil Rights and Social Justice Issues 55%
2007-2008 National Organization for Women - Positions 53%
2007-2008 The Arc - Positions 57%
2007-2008 United States Campaign to End the Israeli Occupation - Positions on International Middle East Human Rights -4
2007 American Civil Liberties Union - Positions 25
2007 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 25%
2007 Drum Major Institute for Public Policy/TheMiddleClass.org - Positions on Middle Class Advocacy 75
2007 Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights - Positions 47%
2007 League of Women Voters - Civil Liberties and Civil Rights Score 100%
2007 National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) - Positions 52%
2007 National Council of La Raza - Positions 100
2007 PFLAG, Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays - Positions 100%
2007 United States Campaign to End the Israeli Occupation - Positions on International Middle East Human Rights -2
2007 United To End Genocide - Positions on Darfur B+
2006-2012 Global Exchange - Percent Loyalty to Finance, Insurance, Real Estate Lobby 50%
2006 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 5%
2006 Drum Major Institute for Public Policy/TheMiddleClass.org - Positions 0%
2006 Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights - Positions 26%
2006 United To End Genocide - Positions on Darfur D
2005-2006 American Civil Liberties Union - Positions 19%
2005-2006 Human Rights Campaign - Positions 25%
2005-2006 Iranian American Political Action Committee - Positions 33%
2005-2006 National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) - Positions 39%
2005-2006 National Organization for Women - Positions 16%
2005-2006 The Arc - Positions 33%
2005-2006 United States Campaign to End the Israeli Occupation - Positions on International Middle East Human Rights -2
2005 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 5%
2005 Drum Major Institute for Public Policy/TheMiddleClass.org - Positions 0%
2005 Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights - Positions 22%
2005 National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) - Positions 30%
2005 National Council of La Raza - Positions 33%
2005 National Organization for Women - Positions 29%
2004 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 20%
2004 Center for International Policy - Positions 0%
2004 Drum Major Institute for Public Policy/TheMiddleClass.org - Positions 29%
2004 National Council of La Raza - Positions 100%
2003-2004 American Civil Liberties Union - Positions 6%
2003-2004 Human Rights Campaign - Positions 11%
2003-2004 Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights - Positions 22%
2003-2004 League of United Latin American Citizens - Positions 35%
2003-2004 National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) - Positions 37%
2003-2004 United States Campaign to End the Israeli Occupation - Positions on International Middle East Human Rights +2
2003 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 15%
2003 Drum Major Institute for Public Policy/TheMiddleClass.org - Positions 50%
2003 Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights - Positions 11%
2003 National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) - Positions 30%
2003 United States Campaign to End the Israeli Occupation - Positions on International Middle East Human Rights +1
2001-2002 American Civil Liberties Union - Positions 13%
2001-2002 Human Rights Campaign - Positions 17%
2001-2002 Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights - Positions 17%
2001-2002 League of United Latin American Citizens - Positions 22%
2001-2002 National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) - Positions 28%
2001-2002 People for the American Way - Positions 18%
2001 American Civil Liberties Union - Positions 11%
2001 Human Rights Campaign - Positions 17%
2001 League of United Latin American Citizens - Positions 27%
2001 National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) - Positions 29%
2000 American Civil Liberties Union - Positions 21%
2000 League of United Latin American Citizens - Positions 50%
2000 National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) - Positions 47%
1999-2000 Common Cause - Lifetime Score 0%
1999-2000 Human Rights Campaign - Positions 30%
1999-2000 Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights - Positions 44%
1999 American Civil Liberties Union - Positions 23%
1999 Human Rights Campaign - Positions 18%
1999 National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) - Positions 45%
1998 National Organization for Women - Positions 15%
1997-1998 American Civil Liberties Union - Positions 13%
1997-1998 Campaign for a Color Blind America - Positions 25%
1997-1998 Home School Legal Defense Association - Positions 80%
1997-1998 Human Rights Campaign - Positions 12%
1997-1998 Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights - Positions 32%
1997-1998 League of United Latin American Citizens - Positions 38%
1997 American Civil Liberties Union - Positions 0%
1996 American Civil Liberties Union - Positions 12%
1995-1996 Human Rights Campaign - Positions 22%
1995-1996 Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights - Positions 35%
1995-1996 National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) - Positions 18%

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