Representative Marsha Blackburn's Special Interest Group Ratings

Office: U.S. House (TN) - District 7, Republican
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Technology and Communication

2013-2014 National Electrical Contractors Association - Positions (Interim Mid-Year) 63% 2013 National Electrical Contractors Association - Positions 38% 2012 National Electrical Contractors Association - Positions 60% 2012 TechCrunch/CrunchGov - Positions on Technology Industry 0% 2011 National Electrical Contractors Association - Positions (House Only) 100% 2009-2010 Communications Workers of America - Positions 0% 2009 International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers - Positions 16% 2008 CNET News - Positions 33% 2007-2008 Information Technology Industry Council - Positions 43% 2007 Computer & Communications Industry Association - Positions 29% 2007 International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers - Positions 16% 2007 TechAmerica - Positions 25% 2006 CNET News - Positions 42% 2005-2006 Computer & Communications Industry Association - Positions 43% 2005-2006 Information Technology Industry Council - Positions 100% 2005-2006 National Electrical Contractors Association - Positions 88% 2005 International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers - Positions 0% 2004 Communications Workers of America - Positions 0% 2004 International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers - Positions 0% 2003-2004 Information Technology Industry Council - Positions 90% 2003-2004 National Electrical Contractors Association - Positions 85% 2003 Communications Workers of America - Positions 11% 2003 International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers - Positions 0%

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