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Richard M. Burr

Richard M. Burr's Ratings and Endorsements on Issue: Technology and Communication

Full Name: Richard M. Burr
Current Office: U.S. Senate - Sr, Republican
First Elected: 11/02/2004
Last Elected: 11/02/2010
Next Election: 2016

Technology and Communication

2013 National Electrical Contractors Association - Positions 70%
2012 National Electrical Contractors Association - Positions 55%
2009-2010 Communications Workers of America - Positions 0%
2009 International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers - Positions 40%
2008 CNET News - Positions 33%
2007-2008 Information Technology Industry Council - Positions 100%
2007 Computer & Communications Industry Association - Positions 43%
2007 International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers - Positions 20%
2006 CNET News - Positions 50%
2005-2006 Information Technology Industry Council - Positions 75%
2005-2006 National Electrical Contractors Association - Positions 100%
2005 International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers - Positions 20%
2004 International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers - Positions 14%
2003-2004 Information Technology Industry Council - Positions 100%
2003-2004 National Electrical Contractors Association - Positions 85%
2003 Communications Workers of America - Positions 22%
2003 International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers - Positions 33%
2002 Communications Workers of America - Positions 11%
2002 Information Technology Industry Council - Positions 90%
2002 International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers - Positions 0%
2001-2002 Information Technology Industry Council - Lifetime Score 78%
2001-2002 National Electrical Contractors Association - Positions 88%
2001 International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers - Positions 11%
2000 Communications Workers of America - Positions 13%
2000 Information Technology Industry Council - Positions 72%
1999 Communications Workers of America - Positions 17%
1999 Information Technology Industry Council - Positions 75%
1999 International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers - Positions 0%
1998 Communications Workers of America - Positions 0%
1997 Communications Workers of America - Positions 25%
1996 Communications Workers of America - Positions on Workplace Rights 67%

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