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Evan Bayh

Evan Bayh's Ratings and Endorsements on Issue: Government Operations

Full Name: Evan Bayh

Government Operations

2010 Citizens Against Government Waste - Positions 53%
2010 Citizens Against Government Waste - Positions 53%
2010 FreedomWorks - Positions 14%
2010 Sargent Shriver National Center on Poverty Law - Positions 85%
2010 The Club for Growth - Positions 35%
2009-2010 American Immigration Lawyers Association - U.S. Senate Score 20%
2009-2010 National Tax Limitation Committee - Positions 33%
2009-2010 Service Employees International Union (SEIU) - Positions 71%
2009 Alliance for Retired Americans - Positions 70%
2009 Alliance for Retired Americans - Lifetime Score 88%
2009 Citizens Against Government Waste - Positions 57%
2009 Citizens Against Government Waste - Positions 57%
2009 FreedomWorks - Positions 38%
2009 Heritage Alliance - Positions 43%
2009 National Taxpayers Union - Positions 39%
2009 National Taxpayers Union - Positions 39%
2009 Republican Liberty Caucus - Positions on Personal Liberties 40%
2009 Republican Liberty Caucus - Economic Liberties Score 45%
2009 Sargent Shriver National Center on Poverty Law - Positions 86
2009 Service Employees International Union (SEIU) - Positions 87%
2009 The Club for Growth - Positions 28%
2008 Alliance for Retired Americans - Lifetime Score 90%
2008 Alliance for Retired Americans - Positions 100%
2008 Americans for Fair Taxation - Positions on the FairTax 0
2008 Citizens Against Government Waste - Positions 35%
2008 Citizens Against Government Waste - Lifetime Score 25%
2008 Citizens Against Government Waste - Lifetime Score 25%
2008 Citizens Against Government Waste - Positions 35%
2008 FreedomWorks - Positions 21%
2008 National Taxpayers Union - Fiscally Conservative Score F
2008 National Taxpayers Union - Fiscally Conservative Score F
2008 Sargent Shriver National Center on Poverty Law - Positions 78%
2008 Service Employees International Union (SEIU) - Positions 100%
2008 The Club for Growth - Positions 11%
2007-2008 American Immigration Lawyers Association - Positions 80%
2007-2008 National Tax Limitation Committee - Positions 30%
2007-2008 Population Action International - Positions 100%
2007 Alliance for Retired Americans - Positions 90%
2007 Americans for Tax Reform - Positions 10%
2007 Citizens Against Government Waste - Positions 20%
2007 Citizens Against Government Waste - Positions 20%
2007 FreedomWorks - Positions 8%
2007 National Employment Lawyers Association - Positions 100%
2007 National Taxpayers Union - Fiscally Conservative Score D
2007 National Taxpayers Union - Fiscally Conservative Score D
2007 Republican Liberty Caucus - Economic Liberties Score 22%
2007 Republican Liberty Caucus - Positions on Personal Liberties 39%
2007 Sargent Shriver National Center on Poverty Law - Positions on Poverty Action A
2007 Service Employees International Union (SEIU) - Positions 83%
2007 The Club for Growth - Positions 36%
2006 Alliance for Retired Americans - Positions 100%
2006 American Immigration Lawyers Association - Positions 88%
2006 Americans for Tax Reform - Positions 15%
2006 FreedomWorks - Positions 8%
2006 National Taxpayers Union - Positions 12%
2006 National Taxpayers Union - Positions 12%
2006 Service Employees International Union (SEIU) - Positions 88%
2006 The Club for Growth - Positions 1%
2006 The Retired Enlisted Association - Retired Military Benefits Issues Score 0%
2005-2006 Citizens Against Government Waste - Positions 29%
2005-2006 Citizens Against Government Waste - Positions 29%
2005-2006 Citizens for Tax Justice - Positions 80%
2005-2006 National Tax Limitation Committee - Positions 5%
2005-2006 Population Action International - Positions on Reproductive Health 100%
2005 Alliance for Retired Americans - Positions 100%
2005 Americans for Tax Reform - Positions 10%
2005 Citizens Against Government Waste - Positions 29%
2005 Citizens Against Government Waste - Positions 29%
2005 FreedomWorks - Positions 13%
2005 National Criminal Justice Association - Positions 75%
2005 National Taxpayers Union - Positions 12%
2005 National Taxpayers Union - Positions 12%
2005 Republican Liberty Caucus - Economic Liberties Score 10%
2005 Republican Liberty Caucus - Positions on Personal Liberties 45%
2005 Republican Liberty Caucus - Positions 28%
2005 Service Employees International Union (SEIU) - Positions 85%
2005 Taxpayers for Common Sense - Positions 50%
2005 United States Public Interest Research Group - Positions 82%
2004 Alliance for Retired Americans - Positions 100%
2004 Americans for Tax Reform - Positions 30%
2004 Citizens Against Government Waste - Positions 20%
2004 Citizens Against Government Waste - Positions 20%
2004 National Taxpayers Union - Positions 25%
2004 National Taxpayers Union - Positions 25%
2004 Republican Liberty Caucus - Positions 31%
2004 Service Employees International Union (SEIU) - Positions 100%
2004 Taxpayers for Common Sense - Positions 40%
2003-2004 Bread for the World - Positions 100%
2003-2004 FreedomWorks - Positions 14%
2003-2004 National Tax Limitation Committee - Positions 25%
2003-2004 Population Action International - Positions 100%
2003 Alliance for Retired Americans - Positions 90%
2003 Americans for Tax Reform - Positions 25%
2003 Citizens Against Government Waste - Positions 36%
2003 Citizens Against Government Waste - Positions 36%
2003 National Taxpayers Union - Positions 26%
2003 National Taxpayers Union - Positions 26%
2003 Population Action International - Positions 100%
2003 Republican Liberty Caucus - Positions on Conservative Issues 35
2003 Republican Liberty Caucus - Positions on Conservative Issues 35
2003 Republican Liberty Caucus - Positions on Conservative Issues 35
2003 Service Employees International Union (SEIU) - Positions 92%
2003 State PIRGs Working Together - Positions 57%
2002 Alliance for Retired Americans - Positions 80%
2002 American Immigration Lawyers Association - Positions 0%
2002 Americans for Tax Reform - Positions 25%
2002 Citizens Against Government Waste - Positions 38%
2002 Citizens Against Government Waste - Positions 38%
2002 National Taxpayers Union - Positions 31%
2002 National Taxpayers Union - Positions 31%
2002 Republican Liberty Caucus - Positions on Conservative Issues 37
2002 Republican Liberty Caucus - Positions on Conservative Issues 37
2002 Republican Liberty Caucus - Positions on Conservative Issues 37
2002 Service Employees International Union (SEIU) - Positions 80%
2002 Taxpayers for Common Sense - Positions 45%
2001-2002 American Bar Association - Positions 100%
2001-2002 Bread for the World - Positions 100%
2001-2002 National Committee to Preserve Social Security and Medicare - Positions 100%
2001-2002 National Tax Limitation Committee - Positions 21%
2001 Alliance for Retired Americans - Positions 60%
2001 American Benefits Council - Positions 0%
2001 Americans for Tax Reform - Positions 10%
2001 Citizens Against Government Waste - Positions 25%
2001 Citizens Against Government Waste - Positions 25%
2001 National Journal - Conservative on Foreign Policy Score 43%
2001 National Taxpayers Union - Positions 20%
2001 National Taxpayers Union - Positions 20%
2001 Republican Liberty Caucus - Positions 26%
2001 Service Employees International Union (SEIU) - Positions 93%
2001 Taxpayers for Common Sense - Positions 40%
2000 Americans for Tax Reform - Positions 15%
2000 Bread for the World - Positions 100%
2000 Citizens Against Government Waste - Positions 16%
2000 Citizens Against Government Waste - Positions 16%
2000 National Council of Senior Citizens - Positions 100%
2000 Republican Liberty Caucus - Positions 23%
2000 Service Employees International Union (SEIU) - Positions 100%
2000 Taxpayers for Common Sense - Positions 59%
1999-2000 American Bar Association - Positions 100%
1999-2000 Home School Legal Defense Association - Positions 40%
1999-2000 National Committee to Preserve Social Security and Medicare - Positions 100%
1999-2000 National Tax Limitation Committee - Positions 3%
1999-2000 United Seniors Association - Positions 11%
1999 American Farm Bureau Federation - Positions 80%
1999 Americans for Tax Reform - Positions 0%
1999 Bread for the World - Positions 100%
1999 Citizens Against Government Waste - Positions 19%
1999 Citizens Against Government Waste - Positions 19%
1999 National Committee to Preserve Social Security and Medicare - Positions 100%
1999 National Council of Senior Citizens - Positions 100%
1999 National Foreign Trade Council - Positions 50%
1999 National Taxpayers Union - Positions 19%
1999 National Taxpayers Union - Positions 19%
1999 Taxpayers for Common Sense - Positions 48
1999 United Seniors Association - Positions 0%
1995-2004 American Immigration Lawyers Association - Positions 67%

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