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Charles 'Charlie' F. Bass

Charles 'Charlie' F. Bass's Ratings and Endorsements on Issue: Senior Citizens

Full Name: Charles 'Charlie' F. Bass

Senior Citizens

2012 Alliance for Retired Americans - Positions 30%
2012 Alliance for Retired Americans - Lifetime Score 12%
2012 Service Employees International Union (SEIU) - Positions 14%
2011 Alliance for Retired Americans - Positions 0%
2006 Service Employees International Union (SEIU) - Positions 11%
2006 The Retired Enlisted Association - Retired Military Benefits Issues Score 29%
2005 Alliance for Retired Americans - Positions 0%
2005 Service Employees International Union (SEIU) - Positions 7%
2004 Alliance for Retired Americans - Positions 25%
2004 Service Employees International Union (SEIU) - Positions 14%
2003-2004 National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association - Positions 40%
2003-2004 Retire Safe - Positions 79%
2003 Alliance for Retired Americans - Positions 10%
2003 Leading Age - Positions 50%
2003 Service Employees International Union (SEIU) - Positions 0%
2002 Alliance for Retired Americans - Positions 0%
2002 National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association - Positions 33%
2002 Service Employees International Union (SEIU) - Positions 0%
2001-2002 National Committee to Preserve Social Security and Medicare - Positions 38%
2001 Alliance for Retired Americans - Positions 10%
2001 Service Employees International Union (SEIU) - Positions 25%
2000 National Council of Senior Citizens - Positions 10%
2000 Service Employees International Union (SEIU) - Positions 0%
1999-2000 National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association - Positions 50%
1999-2000 National Committee to Preserve Social Security and Medicare - Positions 33%
1999-2000 United Seniors Association - Positions 80%
1999 National Council of Senior Citizens - Positions 30%
1999 United Seniors Association - Positions 86%
1998 National Council of Senior Citizens - Positions 30%
1997-1998 60 Plus Association - Positions 100%
1997-1998 National Committee to Preserve Social Security and Medicare - Positions 40%
1997 National Council of Senior Citizens - Positions 30%
1996 National Council of Senior Citizens - Positions 10%
1995-1996 60 Plus Association - Positions 100%
1995-1996 National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association - Positions 40%
1995-1996 National Committee to Preserve Social Security and Medicare - Positions 27%

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