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Lincoln 'Linc' D. Chafee

Lincoln 'Linc' D. Chafee's Ratings and Endorsements on Issue: Education

Full Name: Lincoln 'Linc' D. Chafee
Current Office: Governor, Democratic
First Elected: 11/02/2010
Last Elected: 11/02/2010

Education

2012 The Center for Education Reform - Positions (Governors) 0%
2012 The Center for Education Reform - Positions (Governors) 0%
2006 Population Connection - Positions 75%
2005-2006 American Association of University Women - Positions 80%
2005 American Association of University Women - Positions 67%
2005 National Association for College Admission Counseling - Positions 100%
2005 Population Connection - Positions 100%
2003-2004 American Association of University Women - Positions 75%
2003-2004 American Security Council Foundation - Positions 60%
2003-2004 National Education Association - Positions 60%
2003-2004 National Education Association - Positions 60%
2003-2004 National Parent Teacher Association - Positions 27%
2003-2004 National School Boards Association - Positions 33%
2003-2004 Population Connection - Positions 86%
2003 American Association of University Women - Positions 80%
2003 National Education Association - Positions 55%
2003 National Education Association - Positions 55%
2003 Population Connection - Positions 86%
2002 American Security Council Foundation - Positions 100%
2002 National Education Association - Positions 50%
2002 National Education Association - Positions 50%
2002 National School Boards Association - Positions 100%
2002 Population Connection - Positions 40%
2001-2002 American Association of University Women - Positions 88%
2001-2002 National Parent Teacher Association - Positions 80%
2001 American Association of University Women - Positions 83%
2001 National Education Association - Positions 70%
2001 National Education Association - Positions 70%
2001 Population Connection - Positions 25%
2000 National Education Association - Positions 80%
2000 National Education Association - Positions 80%
2000 Population Connection - Positions 100%
1999-2000 American Association of University Women - Positions 83%
1999-2000 Home School Legal Defense Association - Positions 60%
1999 American Association of University Women - Positions 100%
1999 National Education Association - Positions 100%
1999 National Education Association - Positions 100%

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