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Rodney P. Frelinghuysen

Rodney P. Frelinghuysen's Ratings and Endorsements on Issue: Health and Health Care

Full Name: Rodney P. Frelinghuysen
Current Office: U.S. House - District 11, Republican
First Elected: 11/08/1994
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Republican for U.S. House - District 11
General Nov. 4, 2014
Primary June 3, 2014

Health and Health Care

2014 National Right to Life Committee - Positions (June 4, 2014) 75%
2014 Planned Parenthood Action Fund - Positions (June 27, 2014) 17%
2014 Planned Parenthood Action Fund - Positions captured January 9, 2014 (reflect past 6 years' voting record) 30%
2014 United Food & Commercial Workers - Positions 43%
2013 American Public Health Association - Positions 50%
2013 American Veterinary Medical Assoctiation - Positions on Professional Advocacy 50%
2013 Food Policy Action - Positions 46%
2013 Food Policy Action - Positions 46%
2013 International Foodservice Distributors Association - Positions 100%
2013 National Right to Life Committee - Positions (Jan. 14, 2014) 66%
2013 Planned Parenthood Action Fund - Positions captured February, 2013 (reflect voting records of past 6 years) 27%
2012 AIDS Drug Assistance Program (ADAP) Advocacy Association - Positions 25%
2012 Planned Parenthood Action Fund - Positions captured June, 2012 (reflect voting records of past 6 years) 36%
2012 Service Employees International Union (SEIU) - Positions 0%
2011-2012 Food Policy Action - Positions 54%
2011-2012 Food Policy Action - Positions 54%
2011-2012 International Foodservice Distributors Association - Positions (House) 100%
2011-2012 National Right to Life Committee - Positions 77%
2011-2012 United Food & Commercial Workers - Positions 0%
2011 AIDS Drug Assistance Program (ADAP) Advocacy Association - Positions 33%
2011 American Nurses Association - Positions 0%
2011 American Veterinary Medical Assoctiation - Positions on Professional Advocacy 100%
2011 Association of University Centers on Disabilities - Positions 0%
2011 National Right to Life Committee - Positions 66%
2011 The Children's Health Fund - Positions (House Only) 0%
2010 American Public Health Association - Positions 0%
2010 American Society for Radiation Oncology - U.S. House Score 100%
2010 National Association of Social Workers - House of Representatives Score 0%
2010 Planned Parenthood Action Fund - Positions 57%
2009-2010 Alzheimer's Impact Movement - Positions 33%
2009-2010 American Hospital Association - Positions 50%
2009-2010 International Foodservice Distributors Association - Positions 100%
2009-2010 National Breast Cancer Coalition - Positions 0%
2009-2010 National Family Planning & Reproductive Health Association - House of Representatives Score 100%
2009-2010 National Right to Life Committee - Positions 83%
2009-2010 Service Employees International Union (SEIU) - Positions 6%
2009-2010 St. Joseph Health System - Positions 33%
2009 AIDS Drug Assistance Program (ADAP) Advocacy Association - Positions on AIDS Drug Assistance 5%
2009 American Nurses Association - Positions 0%
2009 American Public Health Association - Positions 44%
2009 American Society for Radiation Oncology - Positions 0%
2009 Association of University Centers on Disabilities - Positions 55%
2009 National Association of Social Workers - Positions 33%
2009 National Right to Life Committee - Positions 75%
2009 The Children's Health Fund - Positions 16%
2008 Academy of General Dentistry - Positions 100%
2008 American Public Health Association - Positions 67%
2008 National Association of Social Workers - Positions 20%
2008 Planned Parenthood Action Fund - Positions 77%
2008 Service Employees International Union (SEIU) - Positions 33%
2008 The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society - U.S. House Score 66%
2007-2008 American Hospital Association - Positions 57%
2007-2008 International Foodservice Distributors Association - Positions 87%
2007-2008 National Association for Addiction Professionals (formerly National Association of Alcohol and Drug Abuse Counselors) - Positions 100%
2007-2008 National Breast Cancer Coalition - Positions 0%
2007-2008 National Family Planning & Reproductive Health Association - Positions 100%
2007-2008 National Right to Life Committee - Positions 28%
2007-2008 St. Joseph Health System - Positions 25
2007-2008 The American Geriatrics Society - Elderly Health Advocacy Score C
2007-2008 United Food & Commercial Workers - Positions 25%
2007 Academy of General Dentistry - Positions (House Only) 0%
2007 Alliance For Headache Disorders Advocacy - Positions 50%
2007 American Academy of Family Physicians - Positions 0%
2007 American Public Health Association - Positions 45%
2007 American Society for Radiation Oncology - Positions 50%
2007 Association of University Centers on Disabilities - Positions 0%
2007 Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance - Positions 50
2007 League of Women Voters - Children's Health Issues Score 0%
2007 National Association of Social Workers - Positions 66%
2007 Service Employees International Union (SEIU) - Positions 31%
2007 The Children's Health Fund - Positions 0%
2006 American Public Health Association - Positions 20%
2006 National Association of Social Workers - Positions on Professional Advocacy 60
2006 Planned Parenthood Action Fund - Positions 73%
2006 Service Employees International Union (SEIU) - Positions 22%
2005-2006 AIDS United - Positions 0%
2005-2006 American Academy of Emergency Medicine - Positions 50%
2005-2006 American Hospital Association - Positions 22%
2005-2006 American Nurses Association - Positions 0%
2005-2006 National Association for Addiction Professionals (formerly National Association of Alcohol and Drug Abuse Counselors) - Positions 88%
2005-2006 National Breast Cancer Coalition - Positions 0%
2005-2006 National Family Planning & Reproductive Health Association - Positions 28%
2005-2006 National Right to Life Committee - Positions 50%
2005-2006 National Rural Health Association - Positions 0%
2005-2006 Partnership for America - Positions 43%
2005-2006 St. Joseph Health System - Positions 16%
2005 American Public Health Association - Positions 12%
2005 Parkinsons Action Network - Positions 100%
2005 Service Employees International Union (SEIU) - Positions 6%
2005 The American College of Physicians - Positions 100%
2004 American College of Emergency Physicians - Positions 100%
2004 American Public Health Association - Positions 67%
2004 Citizens for Health - Whole Person Health Rating - Whole Person Health Score 25%
2004 Service Employees International Union (SEIU) - Positions 29%
2003-2004 American Academy of Emergency Medicine - Positions 100%
2003-2004 National Breast Cancer Coalition - Positions 33%
2003-2004 National Right to Life Committee - Positions 64%
2003-2004 National Rural Health Association - Positions 100%
2003 American College of Emergency Physicians - Positions 100%
2003 American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists - Positions 100%
2003 American Public Health Association - Positions 11%
2003 American Society of Anesthesiologists - Positions 100%
2003 Global AIDS Alliance - Positions 25%
2003 Service Employees International Union (SEIU) - Positions 7%
2002 American College of Emergency Physicians - Positions 100%
2002 American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists - Positions 100%
2002 American Public Health Association - Positions 0%
2002 Pennsylvania State Nurses Association - Positions 67%
2002 Service Employees International Union (SEIU) - Positions 0%
2002 Vote Hemp - Positions on Industrial Hemp Policy Fence Sitter
2001-2002 National Association of Social Workers - Positions 38%
2001-2002 National Breast Cancer Coalition - Positions 40%
2001-2002 National Committee to Preserve Social Security and Medicare - Positions 31%
2001-2002 National Right to Life Committee - Positions 38%
2001 AIDS United - Positions 60%
2001 American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists - Positions 50%
2001 American Medical Association - Positions 0%
2001 American Public Health Association - Positions 38%
2001 National Breast Cancer Coalition - Positions 20%
2001 Planned Parenthood Action Fund - Positions 82%
2001 Service Employees International Union (SEIU) - Positions 16%
2001 The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society - Positions 100%
2001 United Food & Commercial Workers - Positions 0%
2000 American Medical Association - Positions 100%
2000 American Public Health Association - Positions 50%
2000 National Council of Senior Citizens - Positions 10%
2000 Service Employees International Union (SEIU) - Positions 14%
1999-2002 National Family Planning & Reproductive Health Association - Positions 86%
1999-2000 National Association of Social Workers - Positions 50%
1999-2000 National Committee to Preserve Social Security and Medicare - Positions 33%
1999 American Medical Association - Positions 100%
1999 American Public Health Association - Positions 57%
1999 National Council of Senior Citizens - Positions 30%
1999 National Right to Life Committee - Positions 23%
1999 Planned Parenthood Action Fund - Positions 82%
1998 American Public Health Association - Positions 50%
1998 National Council of Senior Citizens - Positions 50%
1997-1998 AIDS United - Positions 70%
1997-1998 National Committee to Preserve Social Security and Medicare - Positions 60%
1997-1998 National Right to Life Committee - Positions 30%
1997 American Public Health Association - Positions 71%
1997 National Council of Senior Citizens - Positions 40%
1997 National Right to Life Committee - Positions 25%
1997 United Food & Commercial Workers - Positions 23%
1996 National Association of Social Workers - Positions 40%
1996 National Council of Senior Citizens - Positions 30%
1996 National Right to Life Committee - Positions 11%
1996 United Food & Commercial Workers - Positions 8%
1995-2004 National Family Planning & Reproductive Health Association - Positions 71%
1995-2003 Planned Parenthood Action Fund - Positions 82%
1995-1998 Planned Parenthood Action Fund - Positions 80%
1995-1996 AIDS United - Positions 53%
1995-1996 National Committee to Preserve Social Security and Medicare - Positions 30%
1995-1996 Smokefree Action - Positions 33%
1995 American Public Health Association - Positions 25%
1995 United Food & Commercial Workers - Positions on Workplace Rights 0%
1993-1996 Planned Parenthood Action Fund - Positions 65%

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