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Marshall 'Mark' Clement Sanford, Jr.

Marshall 'Mark' Clement Sanford, Jr.'s Ratings and Endorsements on Issue: Government Operations

Full Name: Marshall 'Mark' Clement Sanford, Jr.
Current Office: U.S. House - District 1, Republican
First Elected: 05/07/2013
Last Elected: 05/07/2013
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Republican for U.S. House - District 1
General Nov. 4, 2014

Government Operations

2013 Alliance for Retired Americans - Positions 0%
2013 Alliance for Retired Americans - Lifetime Score 0%
2013 Bread for the World - Positions 33%
2013 FreedomWorks - Positions 93%
2013 The Club for Growth - Positions (lifetime) 95%
2013 The Club for Growth - Positions 95%
2008-2010 The Cato Institute - Revenue Score 71%
2008-2010 The Cato Institute - Tax Rate Score 53%
2008-2010 The Cato Institute - Spending Score 96%
2003-2008 The Cato Institute - Tax Rate Score 45%
2003-2008 The Cato Institute - Spending Score 70%
2003-2008 The Cato Institute - Revenue Score 87%
1999-2000 Home School Legal Defense Association - Positions 100%
1999-2000 National Committee to Preserve Social Security and Medicare - Positions 33%
1999 American Farm Bureau Federation - Positions 55%
1999 Americans for Tax Reform - Positions 85%
1999 Bread for the World - Positions 0%
1999 Citizens Against Government Waste - Positions 100%
1999 Citizens Against Government Waste - Positions 100%
1999 National Council of Senior Citizens - Positions 10%
1999 National Taxpayers Union - Positions 85%
1999 National Taxpayers Union - Positions 85%
1999 Taxpayers for Common Sense - Positions 70
1999 United Seniors Association - Positions 86%
1998 Americans for Tax Reform - Positions 80%
1998 Bread for the World - Positions 33%
1998 Citizens Against Government Waste - Positions 93%
1998 Citizens Against Government Waste - Positions 93%
1998 National Council of Senior Citizens - Positions 10%
1998 National Taxpayers Union - Spending Score 90%
1998 National Taxpayers Union - Spending Score 90%
1998 Taxpayers for Common Sense - Positions 76%
1997-1998 60 Plus Association - Positions 50%
1997-1998 60 Plus Association - Positions 50%
1997-1998 National Committee to Preserve Social Security and Medicare - Positions 40%
1997-1998 National Tax Limitation Committee - Positions 76%
1997 Bread for the World - Positions 25%
1997 Citizens Against Government Waste - Positions 100%
1997 Citizens Against Government Waste - Positions 100%
1997 National Council of Senior Citizens - Positions 30%
1997 National Taxpayers Union - Spending Score 78%
1997 National Taxpayers Union - Spending Score 78%
1997 Taxpayers for Common Sense - Positions 78%
1996 Bread for the World - Positions on Addressing World Hunger 0%
1996 Citizens Against Government Waste - Positions 94%
1996 Citizens Against Government Waste - Positions 94%
1996 National Council of Senior Citizens - Positions 10%
1995-1996 60 Plus Association - Positions 100%
1995-1996 60 Plus Association - Positions 100%
1995-1996 National Committee to Preserve Social Security and Medicare - Positions 36%
1995-1996 National Tax Limitation Committee - Positions 88%
1995 Citizens Against Government Waste - Positions 100%
1995 Citizens Against Government Waste - Positions 100%
1995 National Taxpayers Union - Spending Score 92%
1995 National Taxpayers Union - Spending Score 92%

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