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George R. Nethercutt, Jr.'s Ratings and Endorsements

Business and Consumers

2003 Associated Builders & Contractors - Positions 100%
2003 Business-Industry Political Action Committee - Positions 100%
2003 National Federation of Independent Business - Positions 100%
2003 National Retail Federation - Positions 100%
2003 Public Citizen's Congress Watch - Positions 0%
2003 United States Chamber of Commerce - Positions 100%
2003 United States Public Interest Research Group - Positions 0%
2002 National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association - Positions 100%
2002 United States Chamber of Commerce - Positions 100%
2002 United States Public Interest Research Group - Positions 5%
2001-2002 Associated Builders & Contractors - Positions 100%
2001-2002 Business-Industry Political Action Committee - Positions 95%
2001-2002 National Association for the Self-Employed - Positions 71%
2001-2002 National Association of Manufacturers - Positions 100%
2001-2002 National Electrical Contractors Association - Positions 88%
2001-2002 National Federation of Independent Business - Positions 93%
2001-2002 Plumbing-Heating-Cooling Contractors-National Association - Positions 100%
2001-2002 Public Citizen's Congress Watch - Positions 5%
2001-2002 Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council - Positions 93%
2001 National Federation of Independent Business - Positions 89%
2001 National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association - Positions 100%
2001 Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council - Positions 92%
2001 United States Chamber of Commerce - Positions 96%
2001 United States Public Interest Research Group - Positions 15%
2000 Associated Builders & Contractors - Positions 100%
2000 Business-Industry Political Action Committee - Positions 89%
2000 Consumer Federation of America - Positions 56%
2000 Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council - Positions 80%
2000 United States Chamber of Commerce - Positions 80%
1999-2000 National Federation of Independent Business - Positions 94%
1999-2000 Public Citizen's Congress Watch - Positions 13%
1999-2000 United States Public Interest Research Group - Positions 20%
1999 Associated Builders & Contractors - Positions 91%
1999 Business-Industry Political Action Committee - Positions 92%
1999 Consumer Federation of America - Positions 0%
1999 United States Chamber of Commerce - Positions 88%
1999 United States Public Interest Research Group - Positions 11%
1998 Associated Builders & Contractors - Positions 91%
1998 Consumer Federation of America - Positions 20%
1998 Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council - Positions 90%
1998 United States Chamber of Commerce - Positions 89%
1997-1998 National Federation of Independent Business - Positions 100%
1997-1998 Public Citizen's Congress Watch - Positions 11%
1997-1998 United States Public Interest Research Group - Positions 11%
1997 Associated Builders & Contractors - Positions 100%
1997 Business-Industry Political Action Committee - Positions 91%
1997 Consumer Federation of America - Positions 67%
1997 National Federation of Independent Business - Positions 100%
1997 Public Citizen's Congress Watch - Positions 9%
1997 United States Chamber of Commerce - Positions 100%
1996 Business-Industry Political Action Committee - Positions 97%
1996 Consumer Federation of America - Positions 23%
1996 United States Chamber of Commerce - Positions 93%
1995-1996 Associated Builders & Contractors - Positions 93%
1995-1996 National Federation of Independent Business - Positions 100%
1995-1996 Public Citizen's Congress Watch - Positions 19%
1995-1996 United States Public Interest Research Group - Positions 16%
1995 Associated Builders & Contractors - Positions 92%

Civil Liberties and Civil Rights

2003 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 5%
2003 Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights - Positions 11%
2003 National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) - Positions 30%
2003 United States Campaign to End the Israeli Occupation - Positions on International Middle East Human Rights -2
2001-2002 American Civil Liberties Union - Positions 13%
2001-2002 Human Rights Campaign - Positions 0%
2001-2002 Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights - Positions 17%
2001-2002 League of United Latin American Citizens - Positions 6%
2001-2002 National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) - Positions 22%
2001-2002 People for the American Way - Positions 0%
2001 American Civil Liberties Union - Positions 11%
2001 Human Rights Campaign - Positions 0%
2001 League of United Latin American Citizens - Positions 9%
2001 National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) - Positions 21%
2000 American Civil Liberties Union - Positions 29%
2000 League of United Latin American Citizens - Positions 20%
2000 National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) - Positions 33%
1999-2000 Common Cause - Lifetime Score 0%
1999-2000 Human Rights Campaign - Positions 0%
1999-2000 Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights - Positions 19%
1999 American Civil Liberties Union - Positions 31%
1999 Human Rights Campaign - Positions 0%
1999 National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) - Positions 27%
1998 National Organization for Women - Positions 5%
1997-1998 American Civil Liberties Union - Positions 13%
1997-1998 Campaign for a Color Blind America - Positions 100%
1997-1998 Home School Legal Defense Association - Positions 80%
1997-1998 Human Rights Campaign - Positions 0%
1997-1998 Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights - Positions 20%
1997-1998 League of United Latin American Citizens - Positions 17%
1997 American Civil Liberties Union - Positions 0%
1996 American Civil Liberties Union - Positions 19%
1995-1996 Human Rights Campaign - Positions 000%
1995-1996 Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights - Positions 15%
1995-1996 National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) - Positions 18%

Conservative

2004 The John Birch Society - Positions (Spring) 25%
2003 American Conservative Union - Positions 84%
2003 Campaign for Working Families - Positions 100%
2003 Concerned Women for America - Positions 92%
2003 Eagle Forum - Positions 77%
2003 National Journal - Composite Conservative Score 69%
2003 National Journal - Conservative on Foreign Policy Score 63%
2003 The John Birch Society - Positions (Summer) 38%
2002 American Conservative Union - Positions 92%
2002 Eagle Forum - Positions 75%
2002 National Journal - Conservative on Foreign Policy Score 50%
2002 National Journal - Composite Conservative Score 78%
2002 The John Birch Society - Positions 45%
2001-2002 Campaign for Working Families - Positions 86%
2001-2002 Concerned Women for America - Positions 90%
2001 American Conservative Union - Positions 96%
2001 National Journal - Conservative on Foreign Policy Score 69%
2001 The John Birch Society - Positions 65%
2000 American Conservative Union - Positions 88%
2000 Concerned Women for America - Positions 79%
2000 National Journal - Conservative on Foreign Policy Score 78%
2000 The John Birch Society - Positions 60%
1999 American Conservative Union - Positions 84%
1999 National Journal - Conservative on Economic Policy Score 65%
1999 National Journal - Conservative on Defense/Foreign Policy Score 73%
1999 The John Birch Society - Positions 60%
1998 American Conservative Union - Positions 96%
1998 National Journal - Conservative on Defense/Foreign Policy Score 61%
1998 The John Birch Society - Positions 60%
1997-1998 60 Plus Association - Positions 100%
1997-1998 Concerned Women for America - Positions 50%
1997 American Conservative Union - Positions 92%
1997 The John Birch Society - Positions 40%
1996 American Conservative Union - Positions 95%
1996 National Journal - Conservative on Defense/Foreign Policy Score 79%
1995-1996 60 Plus Association - Positions 100%
1995-1996 Concerned Women for America - Positions 100%
1995-1996 The John Birch Society - Positions 53%
1995 American Conservative Union - Positions 88%
1995 American Conservative Union - Lifetime Score 88%

Fiscally Conservative

2003-2004 National Tax Limitation Committee - Positions 68%
2003 Americans for Tax Reform - Positions 85%
2003 National Journal - Conservative on Economic Policy Score 81%
2003 National Taxpayers Union - Positions 59%
2003 Republican Liberty Caucus - Positions on Conservative Issues 75
2003 Republican Liberty Caucus - Positions on Conservative Issues 75
2003 Republican Liberty Caucus - Positions on Conservative Issues 75
2002 Americans for Tax Reform - Positions 95%
2002 National Journal - Conservative on Economic Policy Score 91%
2002 National Taxpayers Union - Positions 55%
2002 Republican Liberty Caucus - Positions on Conservative Issues 82
2002 Republican Liberty Caucus - Positions on Conservative Issues 82
2002 Republican Liberty Caucus - Positions on Conservative Issues 82
2001-2002 FreedomWorks - Positions 90%
2001-2002 National Tax Limitation Committee - Positions 86%
2001-2002 The Cato Institute - Trade Barrier Votes Score 82%
2001-2002 The Cato Institute - Trade Subsidy Votes Score 0%
2001 Americans for Tax Reform - Positions 100%
2001 National Journal - Conservative on Economic Policy Score 89%
2001 National Taxpayers Union - Positions 65%
2001 Republican Liberty Caucus - Positions 77%
2000 Americans for Tax Reform - Positions 85%
2000 Legion for the Survival of Freedom, Inc. (formerly Liberty Lobby) - Positions 33%
2000 National Journal - Conservative on Economic Policy Score 67%
2000 Republican Liberty Caucus - Positions 69%
1999-2000 National Tax Limitation Committee - Positions 72%
1999-2000 The Cato Institute - Trade Barrier Votes Score 78%
1999-2000 The Cato Institute - Trade Subsidy Votes Score 0%
1999 Americans for Tax Reform - Positions 85%
1999 Legion for the Survival of Freedom, Inc. (formerly Liberty Lobby) - Positions 50%
1999 National Taxpayers Union - Positions 57%
1998 Americans for Tax Reform - Positions 100%
1998 National Journal - Conservative on Economic Policy Score 64%
1998 National Taxpayers Union - Spending Score 64%
1997-1998 National Tax Limitation Committee - Positions 95%
1997-1998 The Cato Institute - Trade Subsidy Votes Score 67%
1997 Legion for the Survival of Freedom, Inc. (formerly Liberty Lobby) - Positions 40%
1997 National Taxpayers Union - Spending Score 53%
1996 National Journal - Conservative on Economic Policy Score 61%
1995-1996 National Tax Limitation Committee - Positions 95%
1995 Legion for the Survival of Freedom, Inc. (formerly Liberty Lobby) - Positions 50%
1995 National Taxpayers Union - Spending Score 82%

Foreign Affairs

2003-2004 ACT! for America - Positions 87.5%
2003 Friends Committee on National Legislation - Positions 11%
2003 National Journal - Conservative on Foreign Policy Score 63%
2003 National Journal - Liberal on Foreign Policy Score 36%
2003 Nuclear Age Peace Foundation - Positions 0%
2003 Peace Action - Positions 11%
2003 United States Campaign to End the Israeli Occupation - Positions on International Middle East Human Rights -2
2002-2003 Citizens for Global Solutions - Positions 30%
2002 American Security Council Foundation - Positions 75%
2002 National Journal - Conservative on Foreign Policy Score 50%
2002 Peace Action - Positions 0%
2001-2002 American Foreign Service Association - Positions 68%
2001-2002 American Muslims for Jerusalem - Positions on International Middle East Policy Advocacy -2
2001-2002 Council for a Livable World - Positions 0%
2001-2002 Friends Committee on National Legislation - Positions 0%
2001 Friends Committee on National Legislation - Positions 21%
2001 National Journal - Liberal on Foreign Policy Score 29%
2001 Peace Action - Positions 0%
2001 Washington Report on Middle East Affairs (WRMEA) - Positions 100%
2000 Friends Committee on National Legislation - Positions 27%
2000 National Journal - Liberal on Foreign Policy Score 12%
2000 National Journal - Conservative on Foreign Policy Score 78%
2000 Peace Action - Positions 10%
1999-2000 PeacePAC - Positions 14%
1999 Friends Committee on National Legislation - Positions 36%
1999 National Journal - Conservative on Defense/Foreign Policy Score 73%
1999 Peace Action - Positions 18%
1998-2002 Center for Security Policy - Positions 84%
1998 Friends Committee on National Legislation - Positions 10%
1998 National Journal - Conservative on Defense/Foreign Policy Score 61%
1998 National Journal - Liberal on Defense/Foreign Policy Score 38%
1998 Peace Action - Positions 0%
1997-1998 PeacePAC - Positions 0%
1997 Center for Security Policy - Positions 89%
1997 Friends Committee on National Legislation - Positions 7%
1997 Peace Action - Positions 0%
1996 Center for Security Policy - Positions 92%
1996 National Journal - Liberal on Foreign\Defense Policy 0%
1996 National Journal - Conservative on Defense/Foreign Policy Score 79%
1996 Peace Action - Positions 0%
1996 PeacePAC - Positions 10%
1995-1996 Friends Committee on National Legislation - Peace and Justice Score 0%
1995 Peace Action - Positions 0%

Health and Health Care

2003-2004 National Right to Life Committee - Positions 100%
2003-2004 National Rural Health Association - Positions 100%
2003 American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists - Positions 100%
2003 American Public Health Association - Positions 0%
2002 American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists - Positions 100%
2002 American Public Health Association - Positions 0%
2002 Pennsylvania State Nurses Association - Positions 67%
2001-2002 National Association of Social Workers - Positions 12%
2001-2002 National Breast Cancer Coalition - Positions 20%
2001-2002 National Right to Life Committee - Positions 100%
2001 AIDS United - Positions 60%
2001 American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists - Positions 25%
2001 American Medical Association - Positions 0%
2001 American Public Health Association - Positions 0%
2001 National Breast Cancer Coalition - Positions 0%
2001 Planned Parenthood Action Fund - Positions 9%
2001 The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society - Positions 100%
2000 American Medical Association - Positions 100%
2000 American Public Health Association - Positions 13%
1999-2002 National Family Planning & Reproductive Health Association - Positions 8%
1999-2000 National Association of Social Workers - Positions 10%
1999 American Medical Association - Positions 66%
1999 American Public Health Association - Positions 14%
1999 National Right to Life Committee - Positions 100%
1999 Planned Parenthood Action Fund - Positions 9%
1998 American Public Health Association - Positions 25%
1997-1998 AIDS United - Positions 27%
1997-1998 National Right to Life Committee - Positions 100%
1997 American Public Health Association - Positions 0%
1997 National Right to Life Committee - Positions 100%
1996 National Association of Social Workers - Positions 0%
1996 National Right to Life Committee - Positions 100%
1995-2003 Planned Parenthood Action Fund - Positions 9%
1995-1998 Planned Parenthood Action Fund - Positions 20%
1995-1996 AIDS United - Positions 20%
1995-1996 Smokefree Action - Positions 14%
1995 American Public Health Association - Positions 4%
1993-1996 Planned Parenthood Action Fund - Positions 6%

Impartial/Nonpartisan

1999-2000 Common Cause - Lifetime Score 0%

Labor Unions

2003 American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFL-CIO) - Positions 13%
2003 American Federation of State, County & Municipal Employees (AFSCME) - Positions 0%
2003 Communications Workers of America - Positions 11%
2003 International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers - Positions 17%
2003 International Brotherhood of Boilermakers - Positions 0%
2003 International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers - Positions 13%
2003 Transportation Communications Union - Positions 29%
2003 United Auto Workers - Positions on Workplace Rights 7%
2002 American Federation of Government Employees - Positions 0%
2002 American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFL-CIO) - Positions 11%
2002 American Federation of State, County & Municipal Employees (AFSCME) - Positions 0%
2002 Communications Workers of America - Positions 0%
2002 International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers - Positions 0%
2002 International Brotherhood of Boilermakers - Positions 25%
2002 Service Employees International Union (SEIU) - Positions 0%
2002 Transportation Communications Union - Positions 0%
2002 United Auto Workers - Positions 0%
2001-2002 American Postal Workers Union - Positions 0%
2001-2002 International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers - Positions 25%
2001-2002 National Farmers Union - Positions 30%
2001 American Federation of Government Employees - Positions 0%
2001 American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFL-CIO) - Positions 8%
2001 American Federation of State, County & Municipal Employees (AFSCME) - Positions 0%
2001 International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers - Positions 11%
2001 International Brotherhood of Boilermakers - Positions 40%
2001 Service Employees International Union (SEIU) - Positions 25%
2001 Transportation Communications Union - Positions 43%
2001 United Auto Workers - Positions 8%
2001 United Food & Commercial Workers - Positions 0%
2000 American Federation of Government Employees - Positions 0%
2000 American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFL-CIO) - Positions 0%
2000 American Federation of State, County & Municipal Employees (AFSCME) - Positions 0%
2000 Communications Workers of America - Positions 0%
2000 International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers - Positions 20%
2000 Service Employees International Union (SEIU) - Positions 14%
2000 United Auto Workers - Positions 0%
1999-2000 National Farmers Union - Positions 50%
1999 American Federation of Government Employees - Positions 0%
1999 American Federation of State, County & Municipal Employees (AFSCME) - Positions 0%
1999 Communications Workers of America - Positions 0%
1999 International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers - Positions 0%
1999 International Brotherhood of Boilermakers - Positions 0%
1999 Transportation Communications Union - Positions 0%
1999 United Auto Workers - Positions 15%
1998 American Federation of Government Employees - Positions 7%
1998 Communications Workers of America - Positions 0%
1998 International Brotherhood of Boilermakers - Positions 0%
1998 National Farmers Union - Positions 56%
1998 Transportation Communications Union - Positions 20%
1998 United Auto Workers - Positions 0%
1997-1998 International Brotherhood of Teamsters - Positions 13%
1997 American Federation of Government Employees - Positions 36%
1997 American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFL-CIO) - Positions 13%
1997 American Federation of State, County & Municipal Employees (AFSCME) - Positions 13%
1997 Communications Workers of America - Positions 0%
1997 National Farmers Union - Positions 86%
1997 United Auto Workers - Positions 14%
1997 United Food & Commercial Workers - Positions 23%
1996 American Federation of Government Employees - Positions 5%
1996 American Federation of State, County & Municipal Employees (AFSCME) - Positions 0%
1996 Communications Workers of America - Positions on Workplace Rights 56%
1996 National Farmers Union - Positions 53%
1996 United Auto Workers - Positions on Workplace Rights 15%
1996 United Food & Commercial Workers - Positions 0%
1995 International Brotherhood of Teamsters - Positions 0%
1995 National Farmers Union - Positions 30%
1995 Transportation Communications Union - Positions 20%
1995 United Food & Commercial Workers - Positions on Workplace Rights 0%

Religion

2004 The John Birch Society - Positions (Spring) 25%
2003-2004 ACT! for America - Positions 87.5%
2003 Americans United for the Separation of Church and State - Positions 25%
2003 Bread for the World - Positions 100%
2003 Center for Reclaiming America - Positions 100%
2003 Christian Coalition of America - Positions 84%
2003 Concerned Women for America - Positions 92%
2003 Family Research Council - Positions 100%
2003 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions 8%
2003 The John Birch Society - Positions (Summer) 38%
2002 Americans United for the Separation of Church and State - Positions 0%
2002 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions 0%
2002 The John Birch Society - Positions 45%
2001-2002 American Muslims for Jerusalem - Positions on International Middle East Policy Advocacy -2
2001-2002 Bread for the World - Positions 33%
2001-2002 Concerned Women for America - Positions 90%
2001-2002 Family Research Council - Positions 80%
2001 Americans United for the Separation of Church and State - Positions 0%
2001 Family Research Council - Positions on Conservative Issues 90%
2001 The John Birch Society - Positions 65%
2000 Bread for the World - Positions 0%
2000 Concerned Women for America - Positions 79%
2000 Family Research Council - Positions 100%
2000 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions 8%
2000 The John Birch Society - Positions 60%
1999-2000 Christian Coalition of America - Positions 93%
1999 Bread for the World - Positions 0%
1999 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions 10%
1999 The John Birch Society - Positions 60%
1998 Bread for the World - Positions 100%
1998 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions 27%
1998 The John Birch Society - Positions 60%
1997-1998 Christian Coalition of America - Positions 100%
1997-1998 Concerned Women for America - Positions 50%
1997 Bread for the World - Positions 0%
1997 Christian Coalition of America - Positions 89%
1997 The John Birch Society - Positions 40%
1996 Bread for the World - Positions on Addressing World Hunger 17%
1996 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions 20%
1995-1996 Christian Coalition of America - Positions 86%
1995-1996 Concerned Women for America - Positions 100%
1995-1996 The John Birch Society - Positions 53%

Socially Conservative

2004 The John Birch Society - Positions (Spring) 25%
2004 The John Birch Society - Positions (Spring) 25%
2003-2004 National Right to Life Committee - Positions 100%
2003-2004 National Right to Life Committee - Positions 100%
2003 Campaign for Working Families - Positions 100%
2003 Campaign for Working Families - Positions 100%
2003 Christian Coalition of America - Positions 84%
2003 Christian Coalition of America - Positions 84%
2003 Concerned Women for America - Positions 92%
2003 Concerned Women for America - Positions 92%
2003 Eagle Forum - Positions 77%
2003 Eagle Forum - Positions 77%
2003 Family Research Council - Positions 100%
2003 Family Research Council - Positions 100%
2003 National Journal - Conservative on Social Policy Score 61%
2003 National Journal - Conservative on Social Policy Score 61%
2003 Republican Liberty Caucus - Positions on Conservative Issues 75
2003 Republican Liberty Caucus - Positions on Conservative Issues 75
2003 Republican Liberty Caucus - Positions on Conservative Issues 75
2003 Republican Liberty Caucus - Positions on Conservative Issues 75
2003 Republican Liberty Caucus - Positions on Conservative Issues 75
2003 Republican Liberty Caucus - Positions on Conservative Issues 75
2003 The John Birch Society - Positions (Summer) 38%
2003 The John Birch Society - Positions (Summer) 38%
2002 Christian Coalition of America - Positions 100%
2002 Christian Coalition of America - Positions 100%
2002 Eagle Forum - Positions 75%
2002 Eagle Forum - Positions 75%
2002 National Journal - Conservative on Social Policy Score 75%
2002 National Journal - Conservative on Social Policy Score 75%
2002 Republican Liberty Caucus - Positions on Conservative Issues 82
2002 Republican Liberty Caucus - Positions on Conservative Issues 82
2002 Republican Liberty Caucus - Positions on Conservative Issues 82
2002 Republican Liberty Caucus - Positions on Conservative Issues 82
2002 Republican Liberty Caucus - Positions on Conservative Issues 82
2002 Republican Liberty Caucus - Positions on Conservative Issues 82
2002 The John Birch Society - Positions 45%
2002 The John Birch Society - Positions 45%
2001-2002 Campaign for Working Families - Positions 86%
2001-2002 Campaign for Working Families - Positions 86%
2001-2002 Concerned Women for America - Positions 90%
2001-2002 Concerned Women for America - Positions 90%
2001-2002 Family Research Council - Positions 80%
2001-2002 Family Research Council - Positions 80%
2001-2002 National Right to Life Committee - Positions 100%
2001-2002 National Right to Life Committee - Positions 100%
2001 Family Research Council - Positions on Conservative Issues 90%
2001 Family Research Council - Positions on Conservative Issues 90%
2001 Republican Liberty Caucus - Positions 77%
2001 Republican Liberty Caucus - Positions 77%
2001 The John Birch Society - Positions 65%
2001 The John Birch Society - Positions 65%
2000 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 5%
2000 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 5%
2000 Concerned Women for America - Positions 79%
2000 Concerned Women for America - Positions 79%
2000 Family Research Council - Positions 100%
2000 Family Research Council - Positions 100%
2000 Legion for the Survival of Freedom, Inc. (formerly Liberty Lobby) - Positions 33%
2000 Legion for the Survival of Freedom, Inc. (formerly Liberty Lobby) - Positions 33%
2000 National Journal - Conservative on Social Policy Score 62%
2000 National Journal - Conservative on Social Policy Score 62%
2000 Republican Liberty Caucus - Positions 69%
2000 Republican Liberty Caucus - Positions 69%
2000 The John Birch Society - Positions 60%
2000 The John Birch Society - Positions 60%
1999-2000 Christian Coalition of America - Positions 93%
1999-2000 Christian Coalition of America - Positions 93%
1999-2000 National Right to Life Committee - Positions 100%
1999-2000 National Right to Life Committee - Positions 100%
1999 Legion for the Survival of Freedom, Inc. (formerly Liberty Lobby) - Positions 50%
1999 Legion for the Survival of Freedom, Inc. (formerly Liberty Lobby) - Positions 50%
1999 National Journal - Conservative on Social Policy Score 61%
1999 National Journal - Conservative on Social Policy Score 61%
1999 National Right to Life Committee - Positions 100%
1999 National Right to Life Committee - Positions 100%
1999 The John Birch Society - Positions 60%
1999 The John Birch Society - Positions 60%
1998 The John Birch Society - Positions 60%
1998 The John Birch Society - Positions 60%
1997-1998 Christian Coalition of America - Positions 100%
1997-1998 Christian Coalition of America - Positions 100%
1997-1998 Concerned Women for America - Positions 50%
1997-1998 Concerned Women for America - Positions 50%
1997-1998 National Right to Life Committee - Positions 100%
1997-1998 National Right to Life Committee - Positions 100%
1997 Christian Coalition of America - Positions 89%
1997 Christian Coalition of America - Positions 89%
1997 Legion for the Survival of Freedom, Inc. (formerly Liberty Lobby) - Positions 40%
1997 Legion for the Survival of Freedom, Inc. (formerly Liberty Lobby) - Positions 40%
1997 National Right to Life Committee - Positions 100%
1997 National Right to Life Committee - Positions 100%
1997 The John Birch Society - Positions 40%
1997 The John Birch Society - Positions 40%
1996 National Journal - Conservative on Social Policy Score 62%
1996 National Journal - Conservative on Social Policy Score 62%
1996 National Right to Life Committee - Positions 100%
1996 National Right to Life Committee - Positions 100%
1995-1996 Christian Coalition of America - Positions 86%
1995-1996 Christian Coalition of America - Positions 86%
1995-1996 Concerned Women for America - Positions 100%
1995-1996 Concerned Women for America - Positions 100%
1995-1996 The John Birch Society - Positions 53%
1995-1996 The John Birch Society - Positions 53%
1995 Legion for the Survival of Freedom, Inc. (formerly Liberty Lobby) - Positions 50%
1995 Legion for the Survival of Freedom, Inc. (formerly Liberty Lobby) - Positions 50%

Socially Liberal

2003 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 5%
2003 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 5%
2003 NARAL Pro-Choice America - Positions 0%
2003 NARAL Pro-Choice America - Positions 0%
2003 National Committee for an Effective Congress - Positions 0%
2003 National Committee for an Effective Congress - Positions 0%
2003 National Journal - Liberal on Social Policy Score 37%
2003 National Journal - Liberal on Social Policy Score 37%
2003 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions 8%
2003 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions 8%
2002 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 0%
2002 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 0%
2002 National Journal - Liberal on Social Policy Score 0%
2002 National Journal - Liberal on Social Policy Score 0%
2002 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions 0%
2002 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions 0%
2001-2002 National Committee for an Effective Congress - Positions 5%
2001-2002 National Committee for an Effective Congress - Positions 5%
2001-2002 People for the American Way - Positions 0%
2001-2002 People for the American Way - Positions 0%
2001 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 0%
2001 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 0%
2001 NARAL Pro-Choice America - Positions 0%
2001 NARAL Pro-Choice America - Positions 0%
2001 National Committee for an Effective Congress - Positions 0%
2001 National Committee for an Effective Congress - Positions 0%
2001 National Journal - Liberal on Social Policy Score 20%
2001 National Journal - Liberal on Social Policy Score 20%
2000 NARAL Pro-Choice America - Positions 0%
2000 NARAL Pro-Choice America - Positions 0%
2000 National Journal - Liberal on Social Policy Score 37%
2000 National Journal - Liberal on Social Policy Score 37%
2000 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions 8%
2000 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions 8%
1999 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 10%
1999 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 10%
1999 NARAL Pro-Choice America - Positions 21%
1999 NARAL Pro-Choice America - Positions 21%
1999 National Journal - Liberal on Social Policy Score 37%
1999 National Journal - Liberal on Social Policy Score 37%
1999 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions 10%
1999 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions 10%
1998 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 0%
1998 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 0%
1998 National Journal - Liberal on Social Policy Score 26%
1998 National Journal - Liberal on Social Policy Score 26%
1998 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions 27%
1998 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions 27%
1997-1998 National Committee for an Effective Congress - Positions 5%
1997-1998 National Committee for an Effective Congress - Positions 5%
1997 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 5%
1997 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 5%
1997 NARAL Pro-Choice America - Positions 3%
1997 NARAL Pro-Choice America - Positions 3%
1996 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 0%
1996 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 0%
1996 NARAL Pro-Choice America - Positions 13%
1996 NARAL Pro-Choice America - Positions 13%
1996 National Journal - Liberal on Social Policy Score 35%
1996 National Journal - Liberal on Social Policy Score 35%
1996 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions 20%
1996 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions 20%
1995-1996 National Committee for an Effective Congress - Positions 5%
1995-1996 National Committee for an Effective Congress - Positions 5%

Taxes

2003-2004 National Tax Limitation Committee - Positions 68%
2003 Americans for Tax Reform - Positions 85%
2003 National Taxpayers Union - Positions 59%
2003 Republican Liberty Caucus - Positions on Conservative Issues 75
2003 Republican Liberty Caucus - Positions on Conservative Issues 75
2003 Republican Liberty Caucus - Positions on Conservative Issues 75
2002 Americans for Tax Reform - Positions 95%
2002 National Taxpayers Union - Positions 55%
2002 Republican Liberty Caucus - Positions on Conservative Issues 82
2002 Republican Liberty Caucus - Positions on Conservative Issues 82
2002 Republican Liberty Caucus - Positions on Conservative Issues 82
2001-2002 FreedomWorks - Positions 90%
2001-2002 National Tax Limitation Committee - Positions 86%
2001 Americans for Tax Reform - Positions 100%
2001 National Taxpayers Union - Positions 65%
2001 Republican Liberty Caucus - Positions 77%
2000 Americans for Tax Reform - Positions 85%
2000 Republican Liberty Caucus - Positions 69%
1999-2000 National Tax Limitation Committee - Positions 72%
1999 American Farm Bureau Federation - Positions 100%
1999 Americans for Tax Reform - Positions 85%
1999 National Taxpayers Union - Positions 57%
1998 Americans for Tax Reform - Positions 100%
1998 National Taxpayers Union - Spending Score 64%
1997-1998 60 Plus Association - Positions 100%
1997-1998 National Tax Limitation Committee - Positions 95%
1997 National Taxpayers Union - Spending Score 53%
1995-1996 60 Plus Association - Positions 100%
1995-1996 National Tax Limitation Committee - Positions 95%
1995 National Taxpayers Union - Spending Score 82%

Women

2003 American Association of University Women - Positions 0%
2003 American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists - Positions 100%
2003 Business and Professional Women USA - Positions 43%
2003 Concerned Women for America - Positions 92%
2003 NARAL Pro-Choice America - Positions 0%
2002 American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists - Positions 100%
2001-2002 American Association of University Women - Positions 0%
2001-2002 Business and Professional Women USA - Positions 9%
2001-2002 Concerned Women for America - Positions 90%
2001-2002 Women's Action for New Directions (WAND) and-WILL - Positions 5%
2001 American Association of University Women - Positions 0%
2001 American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists - Positions 25%
2001 NARAL Pro-Choice America - Positions 0%
2000 Concerned Women for America - Positions 79%
2000 NARAL Pro-Choice America - Positions 0%
1999-2000 American Association of University Women - Positions 0%
1999 American Association of University Women - Positions 16%
1999 NARAL Pro-Choice America - Positions 21%
1998 National Organization for Women - Positions 5%
1997-1998 American Association of University Women - Positions 0%
1997-1998 Concerned Women for America - Positions 50%
1997 American Association of University Women - Positions 0%
1997 NARAL Pro-Choice America - Positions 3%
1996 NARAL Pro-Choice America - Positions 13%
1995-1996 American Association of University Women - Positions 0%
1995-1996 Concerned Women for America - Positions 100%

How to Interpret these Evaluations

Project Vote Smart displays all known interest group ratings for each candidate and official, regardless of issue or bias.

Keep in mind that ratings done by special interest groups often do not represent a non-partisan stance. In addition, some groups select votes that tend to favor members of one political party over another, rather than choosing votes based solely on issues concerns. Nevertheless, they can be invaluable in showing where an incumbent has stood on a series of votes in the past one or two years, especially when ratings by groups on all sides of an issue are compared. Website links, if available, and descriptions of the organizations offering performance evaluations are accessible by clicking on the name of the group.

Most performance evaluations are displayed in a percentage format. However, some organizations present their ratings in the form of a letter grade or endorsement based on voting records, interviews, survey results and/or sources of campaign funding. For consistency and ease in understanding, Project Vote Smart converts all scores into a percentage when possible. Please visit the group's website or call 1-888-VOTESMART for more specific information.

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