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Steven 'Steve' J. Chabot

Steven 'Steve' J. Chabot's Ratings and Endorsements on Issue: Animals and Wildlife

Full Name: Steven 'Steve' J. Chabot
Current Office: U.S. House - District 1, Republican
First Elected: 11/08/1994
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Republican for U.S. House - District 1
Primary May 6, 2014
General Nov. 4, 2014

Animals and Wildlife

2014 American Veterinary Medical Assoctiation - Positions on Professional Advocacy 100%
2013 American Veterinary Medical Assoctiation - Positions on Professional Advocacy 100%
2013 Animal Welfare Institute - Compassion Index 25%
2013 Defenders of Wildlife Action Fund - Positions 33%
2013 Food Policy Action - Positions 23%
2013 The Humane Society Legislative Fund - Positions 33%
2012 Sierra Club - Positions on Clean water (House Only) 0%
2012 Sportsmen and Animal Owner's Voting Alliance - Positions 75%
2011-2012 Defenders of Wildlife Action Fund - Positions 3%
2011-2012 Food Policy Action - Positions 29%
2011-2012 The Humane Society Legislative Fund - Positions 18%
2011 American Veterinary Medical Assoctiation - Positions on Professional Advocacy 100%
2011 Sierra Club - Positions on Clean Water (House Only) 0%
2011 The Humane Society Legislative Fund - Positions 38%
2010-2011 Defenders of Wildlife Action Fund - Positions 0%
2007-2008 Animal Welfare Institute - U.S. House Score 33%
2007-2008 Big Cat Rescue - Positions 66
2007-2008 Defenders of Wildlife Action Fund - Positions 25%
2007-2008 The Humane Society Legislative Fund - Positions on Animal Protection 58%
2007-2008 The Humane Society of the United States - Positions 58
2007 Defenders of Wildlife Action Fund - Positions 40%
2007 The Humane Society of the United States - Positions on Animal Protection 67
2006 National Animal Interest Alliance Trust - Positions 0%
2006 Sportsmen and Animal Owner's Voting Alliance - Positions 0%
2005-2006 American Wilderness Coalition - Positions 16%
2005-2006 Animal Welfare Institute - U.S. House Score 100%
2005-2006 Big Cat Rescue - Positions 63%
2005-2006 Defenders of Wildlife Action Fund - Positions 6%
2005-2006 The Humane Society Legislative Fund - Positions 70
2005-2006 The Humane Society of the United States - Positions 70%
2005 American Wilderness Coalition - Positions 0%
2005 The Humane Society of the United States - Positions 50%
2004 American Humane Association - Positions 44%
2004 American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals - Positions 44%
2004 Born Free USA - Positions 44%
2004 Defenders of Wildlife Action Fund - Positions 40%
2004 Sportsmen and Animal Owner's Voting Alliance - Positions 25%
2004 The Humane Society Legislative Fund - Positions 44
2004 The Humane Society of the United States - Positions 44
2003-2004 American Wilderness Coalition - Positions 9%
2003 American Humane Association - Positions 44%
2003 American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals - Positions 44%
2003 Animal Welfare Institute - Positions 44%
2003 Born Free USA - Positions 44%
2003 Doris Day Animal League - Positions 44%
2003 Sierra Club - Positions 25%
2003 The Humane Society Legislative Fund - Positions 44%
2003 The Humane Society of the United States - Positions 44%
2002 Sportsmen and Animal Owner's Voting Alliance - Positions 0%
2001-2002 American Humane Association - Positions 60%
2001-2002 American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals - Positions 60%
2001-2002 American Wilderness Coalition - Positions 0%
2001-2002 Animal Welfare Institute - Positions 60%
2001-2002 Born Free USA - Positions 60%
2001-2002 Doris Day Animal League - Positions 60%
2001-2002 The Humane Society Legislative Fund - Positions 60%
2001-2002 The Humane Society of the United States - Positions 60%
2000 Animal Welfare Institute - Positions 66%
2000 The Humane Society of the United States - Positions 88
1999-2000 The Humane Society Legislative Fund - Positions 88%
1999 The Humane Society of the United States - Positions 66%
1997 The Humane Society of the United States - Positions on Animal Protection 50%
1995-1996 The Humane Society Legislative Fund - Positions 75%
1995 The Humane Society of the United States - Positions 25%

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