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Evan Bayh's Ratings and Endorsements

Conservative

2010 American Conservative Union - Positions 39%
2010 American Conservative Union - Lifetime Score 24%
2010 Eagle Forum - Positions 28%
2010 The John Birch Society - Positions (May 2010 - September 2010) 25%
2009-2010 Americans for Prosperity - Positions 32%
2009-2010 Campaign for Working Families - Positions 25%
2009-2010 Concerned Women for America - Positions 25%
2009-2010 The John Birch Society - Positions (November 2009 - June 2010) 30%
2009-2010 The John Birch Society - Positions (Full Session) 37%
2009-2010 The John Birch Society - Positions (January 2009 - June 2010 40%
2009 American Conservative Union - Positions 40%
2009 American Conservative Union - Lifetime Score 22%
2009 Campaign for Working Families - Positions 28%
2009 Eagle Forum - Positions 31%
2009 National Journal - Composite Conservative Score 59%
2009 National Journal - Conservative on Foreign Policy Score 61%
2009 The John Birch Society - Positions (Full Year) 45%
2009 The John Birch Society - Positions (June 2009 - November 2009) 50%
2009 The John Birch Society - Positions (January 2009 - June 2009) 40%
2008 American Conservative Union - Positions 29%
2008 Eagle Forum - Positions 37%
2008 National Journal - Composite Conservative Score 52.7%
2008 National Journal - Conservative on Foreign Policy Score 55%
2007-2009 The New American - Positions on Conservative Issues 18%
2007-2008 Americans for Prosperity - Positions 18%
2007-2008 Campaign for Working Families - Positions on Conservative Issues 39
2007-2008 Concerned Women for America - Positions 24%
2007-2008 The John Birch Society - Positions 18%
2007 American Conservative Union - Positions 12%
2007 Americans for Prosperity - Positions 16%
2007 Eagle Forum - Positions 29%
2007 GOPUSA - Positions 13%
2007 National Journal - Composite Conservative Score 37.8%
2007 National Journal - Conservative on Foreign Policy Score 36%
2007 The John Birch Society - Conservative Index Score 30%
2006 American Conservative Union - Positions 16%
2006 Americans for Prosperity - Positions 57%
2006 Eagle Forum - Positions 11%
2006 National Journal - Composite Conservative Score 26.7%
2006 National Journal - Conservative on Foreign Policy Score 35%
2006 The John Birch Society - Positions 23%
2005-2006 Campaign for Working Families - Positions 0%
2005-2006 Concerned Women for America - Positions 11%
2005 American Conservative Union - Positions 20%
2005 Eagle Forum - Positions 25%
2005 National Journal - Composite Conservative Score 29%
2005 National Journal - Conservative on Foreign Policy Score 40%
2005 National Journal - Conservative on Economic Policy Score 33%
2004 American Conservative Union - Positions 20%
2004 Christian Action Network - Lifetime Score 25%
2004 Eagle Forum - Positions 20%
2004 National Journal - Conservative on Foreign Policy Score 46%
2004 The John Birch Society - Positions (Fall) 70%
2003-2004 Campaign for Working Families - Positions 11%
2003-2004 Concerned Women for America - Positions 21%
2003 American Conservative Union - Positions 30%
2003 Campaign for Working Families - Positions 11%
2003 Concerned Women for America - Positions 22%
2003 Eagle Forum - Positions 13%
2003 National Journal - Conservative on Foreign Policy Score 44%
2003 National Journal - Composite Conservative Score 42%
2002 American Conservative Union - Positions 30%
2002 Eagle Forum - Positions 25%
2002 National Journal - Composite Conservative Score 41%
2002 National Journal - Conservative on Foreign Policy Score 38%
2002 The John Birch Society - Positions 30%
2001-2010 Keep America Safe - Positions 55%
2001-2002 Campaign for Working Families - Positions 27%
2001-2002 Concerned Women for America - Positions 25%
2001 American Conservative Union - Positions 32%
2001 National Journal - Conservative on Foreign Policy Score 43%
2001 The John Birch Society - Positions 30%
2000 American Conservative Union - Positions 16%
2000 Concerned Women for America - Positions 29%
2000 National Journal - Conservative on Foreign Policy Score 15%
2000 The John Birch Society - Positions 10%
1999 American Conservative Union - Positions 12%
1999 National Journal - Conservative on Economic Policy Score 37%
1999 National Journal - Conservative on Defense/Foreign Policy Score 40%
1999 The John Birch Society - Positions 15%

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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