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Johnny Savas Joannou

Johnny Savas Joannou's Ratings and Endorsements

Full Name: Johnny Savas Joannou
Current Office: State House - District 79, Democratic
First Elected: 11/04/1997
Last Elected: 11/05/2013

Business and Consumers

2014 Virginia Chamber of Commerce - Positions on Business Issues 96%
2013 Virginia Chamber of Commerce - Positions 82%
2013 Virginia FREE - Positions 0%
2013 Virginia FREE - Lifetime Score 66%
2012-2013 Virginia National Federation of Independent Business - Positions 73%
2012 Virginia Chamber of Commerce - Positions 89%
2012 Virginia FREE - Stewardship Score 74%
2012 Virginia FREE - Effectiveness Score 72%
2012 Virginia FREE - Voting Positions 84%
2012 Virginia FREE - Lifetime Score 67%
2012 Virginia FREE - Business Rating 79%
2011-2012 Montana National Federation of Independent Business - Positions 74%
2010-2011 Virginia National Federation of Independent Business - Positions 82%
2010 Virginia FREE - Positions 91%
2010 Virginia FREE - Effectiveness Score 69
2010 Virginia FREE - Positions on Pro-Business Policy 78
2010 Virginia FREE - Stewardship Score 64
2009 Virginia FREE - Effectiveness Score 67
2009 Virginia FREE - Positions 86%
2009 Virginia FREE - Positions on Pro-Business Policy 76
2009 Virginia FREE - Stewardship Score 65
2008 Virginia FREE - Positions on Pro-Business Policy 81
2007 Virginia FREE - Positions 59%
2006-2007 Virginia National Federation of Independent Business - Positions 67%
2005 Virginia Chamber of Commerce - Positions 64%
2005 Virginia FREE - Positions 64%
2004 Virginia FREE - Positions 56%
2003 Virginia FREE - Positions 61%
2002-2003 Virginia Chamber of Commerce - Positions 67%
2002 Virginia FREE - Positions 74%
2001 Virginia FREE - Positions 24%
2000-2001 Virginia Chamber of Commerce - Positions 24%
2000-2001 Virginia National Federation of Independent Business - Positions 33%
2000 Virginia Chamber of Commerce - Positions 44%
2000 Virginia FREE - Positions 44%
1999 Virginia Chamber of Commerce - Positions 33%
1999 Virginia FREE - Survey and Legislative Action Score 38
1998-1999 Virginia National Federation of Independent Business - Positions 29%
1998 Virginia Chamber of Commerce - Positions 61%

Government Operations

2004-2005 Virginia21 - Positions 54%

Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity

2013 Equality Virginia - Positions 25%
2012 Equality Virginia - Positions 0%

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