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Joyce Beatty

Joyce Beatty's Ratings and Endorsements

Full Name: Joyce Beatty
Current Office: U.S. House - District 3, Democratic
First Elected: 11/06/2012
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic for U.S. House - District 3
General Nov. 4, 2014
Primary May 6, 2014

Business and Consumers

2014 Population Connection - Positions (Jan. 9, 2014) 100%
2014 United Food & Commercial Workers - Positions 100%
2013-2014 Associated General Contractors of America - Lifetime Scores (Labor) 0%
2013-2014 Associated General Contractors of America - Lifetime Scores 45%
2013-2014 Associated General Contractors of America - Lifetime Scores (Environment) 100%
2013-2014 Associated General Contractors of America - Positions 45%
2013-2014 Associated General Contractors of America - Lifetime Scores (Infrastructure) 75%
2013-2014 Associated General Contractors of America - Lifetime Scores (Other) 100%
2013-2014 National Association for College Admission Counseling - Positions 33%
2013-2014 National Retail Federation - Positions: Labor 50%
2013-2014 National Retail Federation - Positions: Budget/Tax 0%
2013-2014 National Retail Federation - Positions: Healthcare (House Only) 0%
2013 Food Policy Action - Positions 92%
2013 International Foodservice Distributors Association - Positions 0%
2013 National Education Association - Positions 100%
2013 National Education Association - Positions 100%
2013 National Electrical Contractors Association - Positions 78%
2013 National Federation of Independent Business - Positions 0%
2013 The National Lumber and Building Material Dealers Association - Positions 0%
2013 United States Chamber of Commerce - Positions 38%
2013 United States Chamber of Commerce - Lifetime Score 38%
2007-2008 Ohio Business Votes - Positions on Pro-Business Policy 80
2007 Ohio Business Votes - Positions 100%
2005-2006 Ohio Chamber of Commerce - Positions 43%
2005-2006 Ohio National Federation of Independent Business - Positions 50%
2004 United Conservatives of Ohio - Positions 26%
2003-2004 Ohio Chamber of Commerce - Positions 44%
2003-2004 Ohio National Federation of Independent Business - Positions 44%
2001-2002 Ohio Chamber of Commerce - Positions 59%
2001-2002 Ohio National Federation of Independent Business - Positions 43%
2001 Ohio Chamber of Commerce - Positions 67%
1999-2000 Ohio National Federation of Independent Business - Positions 56%

Conservative

2014 Americans for Prosperity - Lifetime Score (June 23, 2014) 8%
2014 Americans for Prosperity - Lifetime Score (June 23, 2014) 8%
2014 Americans for Prosperity - Positions (June 23, 2014) 8%
2014 Americans for Prosperity - Positions (June 23, 2014) 8%
2014 Americans for Prosperity - Positions (Jan. 7, 2014) 10%
2014 Americans for Prosperity - Positions (Jan. 7, 2014) 10%
2014 Americans for Prosperity - Lifetime Score 10%
2014 Americans for Prosperity - Lifetime Score 10%
2014 Competitive Enterprise Institute - Positions 0
2014 Heritage Action for America - Positions (Jan. 9, 2014) 20%
2014 Heritage Action for America - Positions (Jan. 9, 2014) 20%
2014 Heritage Action for America - Positions (Jan. 9, 2014) 20%
2014 The John Birch Society - Positions 26%
2014 The John Birch Society - Lifetime Score 26%
2014 The John Birch Society - Lifetime Score 26%
2014 The John Birch Society - Positions 26%
2013-2014 Campaign for Working Families - Positions 0%
2013-2014 Campaign for Working Families - Positions 0%
2013-2014 Eagle Forum - Positions 0%
2013-2014 Eagle Forum - Positions 0%
2013 American Conservative Union - Lifetime Score 12%
2013 American Conservative Union - Positions 12%
2013 Competitive Enterprise Institute - Workplace Choice (August, 2013) 0%
2013 Concerned Women for America - Positions 0%
2013 Concerned Women for America - Positions 0%
2013 Eagle Forum - Positions 0%
2013 Eagle Forum - Positions 0%
2013 FreedomWorks - Positions 25%
2013 National Journal - Conservative (Composite) 21%
2013 National Journal - Conservative on Social Policy 24%
2013 National Journal - Conservative on Foreign Policy 13%
2013 National Journal - Conservative on Economic Policy 25%
2013 The Club for Growth - Positions 14%
2013 The Club for Growth - Positions (lifetime) 14%
2013 The John Birch Society - Positions 10%
2013 The John Birch Society - Positions 10%
2013 The New American - Positions on Conservative Issues 26
2004 United Conservatives of Ohio - Positions 26%
2004 United Conservatives of Ohio - Positions 26%
2001-2002 United Conservatives of Ohio - Positions 39%
2000 Ohio Christian Alliance - Positions on Conservative Issues 75%
1999-2000 United Conservatives of Ohio - Positions 30%

Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity

2014 Human Rights Campaign - Positions on Marriage 100%

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