Elton W. Gallegly's Special Interest Group Ratings

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Full Name: Elton W. Gallegly
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Janice; 4 Children
Birth Date: 03/07/1944
Birth Place: Huntington Park, CA
Home City: Simi Valley, CA
Religion: Protestant
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2012 American Conservative Union - Ratings of Congress 82% 2012 American Conservative Union - Lifetime Score 89% 2012 Catholic Advocate - Positions 100% 2012 Eagle Forum - Positions 100% 2012 Eagle Forum - Positions 100% 2012 Family Research Council - Positions 83% 2012 FreedomWorks - Positions 21% 2012 National Journal - House Conservative (Foreign) 73% 2012 National Journal - House Conservative (Economic) 57% 2012 National Journal - House Conservative (Social) 83% 2012 National Journal - House Conservative (Composite Score) 72% 2012 National Taxpayers Union - Positions on Tax and Spending 65% 2012 The Club for Growth - Positions 55% 2012 The John Birch Society - Positions 63% 2012 The John Birch Society - Positions 63% 2011-2012 Americans for Prosperity - Lifetime score 84% 2011-2012 Americans for Prosperity - Lifetime score 84% 2011-2012 Americans for Prosperity - Positions 73% 2011-2012 Americans for Prosperity - Positions 73% 2011-2012 Campaign for Working Families - Positions 100% 2011-2012 Campaign for Working Families - Positions 100% 2011-2012 Concerned Women for America - Positions 100% 2011-2012 Concerned Women for America - Positions 100% 2011-2012 Heritage Action for America - Positions 55% 2011-2012 Heritage Action for America - Positions 55% 2011-2012 Heritage Action for America - Positions 55% 2011-2012 Irregular Times/Progressive Patriots/That's My Congress - Net Congressional Score 15% 2011-2012 National Right to Life Committee - Positions 100% 2011 American Conservative Union - Lifetime Score 89% 2011 American Conservative Union - Positions 84% 2011 Christian Coalition of America - Positions 100% 2011 Concerned Women for America - Positions 100% 2011 Concerned Women for America - Positions 100% 2011 Eagle Forum - Positions 61% 2011 Eagle Forum - Positions 61% 2011 Family Research Council - Positions 90% 2011 FreedomWorks - Positions 68% 2011 Heritage Action for America - Positions (House Only) 67% 2011 Heritage Action for America - Positions (House Only) 67% 2011 Heritage Action for America - Positions (House Only) 67% 2011 National Journal - Liberal on Foreign Policy Score 32% 2011 National Journal - Conservative Composite Score 74% 2011 National Journal - Conservative on Economic Policy Score 77% 2011 National Journal - Conservative on Social Policy Score 83% 2011 National Journal - Conservative on Foreign Policy Score 63% 2011 National Right to Life Committee - Positions 100% 2011 National Taxpayers Union - Positions on Tax and Spending 73% 2011 The Club for Growth - Positions 68% 2011 The John Birch Society - Positions (Summer-Fall) 70% 2011 The John Birch Society - Positions (Summer-Fall) 70% 2011 The John Birch Society - Positions (Spring-Summer) 80% 2011 The John Birch Society - Positions (Spring-Summer) 80% 2011 The New American - Positions on Conservative Issues 70% 2010 American Conservative Union - Positions 95% 2010 American Conservative Union - Lifetime Score 89% 2010 Eagle Forum - Positions 88% 2010 Eagle Forum - Positions 88% 2010 FreedomWorks - Positions 95% 2010 National Journal - Conservative on Economic Policy Score 87% 2010 National Journal - Conservative on Social Policy Score 66% 2010 National Journal - Conservative on Foreign Policy Score 79% 2010 National Journal - Conservative Composite Score 79% 2010 National Journal - Liberal on Economic Policy Score 13% 2010 The Club for Growth - Positions 86% 2010 The John Birch Society - Positions (May 2010 - September 2010) 90% 2010 The John Birch Society - Positions (May 2010 - September 2010) 90% 2009-2010 American Family Association - Positions 88% 2009-2010 Americans for Prosperity - Positions 95% 2009-2010 Americans for Prosperity - Positions 95% 2009-2010 Campaign for Working Families - Positions 100% 2009-2010 Campaign for Working Families - Positions 100% 2009-2010 Christian Coalition of America - Positions 100% 2009-2010 Concerned Women for America - Positions 95% 2009-2010 Concerned Women for America - Positions 95% 2009-2010 Family Research Council - Positions 93% 2009-2010 National Right to Life Committee - Positions 100% 2009-2010 National Tax Limitation Committee - Positions 91% 2009-2010 The John Birch Society - Positions (January 2009 - June 2010 83% 2009-2010 The John Birch Society - Positions (Full Session) 85% 2009-2010 The John Birch Society - Positions (January 2009 - June 2010 83% 2009-2010 The John Birch Society - Positions (November 2009 - June 2010) 80% 2009-2010 The John Birch Society - Positions (November 2009 - June 2010) 80% 2009-2010 The John Birch Society - Positions (Full Session) 85% 2009 American Conservative Union - Lifetime Score 89% 2009 American Conservative Union - Positions 96% 2009 Campaign for Working Families - Positions 100% 2009 Campaign for Working Families - Positions 100% 2009 ConservAmerica - Positions 33 2009 Eagle Forum - Positions 100% 2009 Eagle Forum - Positions 100% 2009 FreedomWorks - Positions 85% 2009 Heritage Alliance - Positions 73% 2009 Heritage Alliance - Positions 73% 2009 National Journal - Conservative on Economic Policy Score 83% 2009 National Journal - Conservative on Social Policy Score 72% 2009 National Journal - Composite Conservative Score 81% 2009 National Journal - Conservative on Foreign Policy Score 75% 2009 National Right to Life Committee - Positions 100% 2009 National Taxpayers Union - Positions 84% 2009 Republican Liberty Caucus - Positions on Personal Liberties 65% 2009 Republican Liberty Caucus - Economic Liberties Score 100% 2009 Republican Liberty Caucus - Economic Liberties Score 100% 2009 Republican Liberty Caucus - Positions on Personal Liberties 65% 2009 The Club for Growth - Positions 88% 2009 The John Birch Society - Positions (January 2009 - June 2009) 70% 2009 The John Birch Society - Positions (Full Year) 85% 2009 The John Birch Society - Positions (January 2009 - June 2009) 70% 2009 The John Birch Society - Positions (June 2009 - November 2009) 100% 2009 The John Birch Society - Positions (Full Year) 85% 2009 The John Birch Society - Positions (June 2009 - November 2009) 100% 2008 American Conservative Union - Positions 92% 2008 Eagle Forum - Positions 80% 2008 Eagle Forum - Positions 80% 2008 FreedomWorks - Positions 79% 2008 National Journal - Conservative on Social Policy Score 62% 2008 National Journal - Conservative on Economic Policy Score 73% 2008 National Journal - Composite Conservative Score 74.7% 2008 National Journal - Conservative on Foreign Policy Score 84% 2008 National Taxpayers Union - Fiscally Conservative Score B 2008 The Club for Growth - Positions 74% 2007-2009 The New American - Positions on Conservative Issues 60% 2007-2008 American Family Association - Positions 100% 2007-2008 Americans for Prosperity - Positions 89% 2007-2008 Americans for Prosperity - Positions 89% 2007-2008 Campaign for Working Families - Positions on Conservative Issues 100 2007-2008 Campaign for Working Families - Positions on Conservative Issues 100 2007-2008 Christian Coalition of America - Positions 100% 2007-2008 Concerned Women for America - Positions 100% 2007-2008 Concerned Women for America - Positions 100% 2007-2008 ConservAmerica - Positions 12 2007-2008 Family Research Council - Positions 100% 2007-2008 National Right to Life Committee - Positions 100% 2007-2008 National Tax Limitation Committee - Positions 84% 2007-2008 The John Birch Society - Positions 60% 2007-2008 The John Birch Society - Positions 60% 2007 American Conservative Union - Positions 92% 2007 Americans for Prosperity - Positions 90% 2007 Americans for Prosperity - Positions 90% 2007 Americans for Tax Reform - Positions 95% 2007 ConservAmerica - Positions 13 2007 Eagle Forum - Positions 100% 2007 Eagle Forum - Positions 100% 2007 Family Research Council - Positions 100 2007 FreedomWorks - Positions 79% 2007 GOPUSA - Positions 16% 2007 GOPUSA - Positions 16% 2007 GOPUSA - Positions 16% 2007 National Journal - Conservative on Social Policy Score 91% 2007 National Journal - Conservative on Foreign Policy Score 72% 2007 National Journal - Composite Conservative Score 86% 2007 National Journal - Conservative on Economic Policy Score 76% 2007 National Taxpayers Union - Fiscally Conservative Score B 2007 Republican Liberty Caucus - Economic Liberties Score 77% 2007 Republican Liberty Caucus - Positions on Personal Liberties 61% 2007 Republican Liberty Caucus - Positions on Personal Liberties 61% 2007 Republican Liberty Caucus - Economic Liberties Score 77% 2007 The Club for Growth - Positions 26% 2007 The John Birch Society - Conservative Index Score 60% 2007 The John Birch Society - Conservative Index Score 60% 2007 Traditional Values Coalition - Positions 50 2006 American Conservative Union - Positions 84% 2006 Americans for Prosperity - Positions 0% 2006 Americans for Prosperity - Positions 0% 2006 Americans for Tax Reform - Positions 100% 2006 ConservAmerica - Positions 25 2006 Eagle Forum - Positions 100% 2006 Eagle Forum - Positions 100% 2006 Family Research Council - Positions 85% 2006 FreedomWorks - Positions 67% 2006 National Journal - Conservative on Economic Policy Score 89% 2006 National Journal - Composite Conservative Score 80.7% 2006 National Journal - Conservative on Foreign Policy Score 67% 2006 National Journal - Conservative on Social Policy Score 84% 2006 National Taxpayers Union - Positions 53% 2006 The Club for Growth - Positions 49% 2006 The John Birch Society - Positions 31% 2006 The John Birch Society - Positions 31% 2006 Traditional Values Coalition - Positions 85% 2005-2006 American Family Association - Positions 100% 2005-2006 Campaign for Working Families - Positions 100% 2005-2006 Campaign for Working Families - Positions 100% 2005-2006 Concerned Women for America - Positions 100% 2005-2006 Concerned Women for America - Positions 100% 2005-2006 National Right to Life Committee - Positions 100% 2005-2006 National Tax Limitation Committee - Positions 68% 2005-2006 Partnership for America - Positions 100% 2005-2006 Partnership for America - Positions 100% 2005 American Conservative Union - Positions 80% 2005 Americans for Tax Reform - Positions 88% 2005 ConservAmerica - Positions 4 2005 Eagle Forum - Positions 79% 2005 Eagle Forum - Positions 79% 2005 Family Research Council - Positions 100% 2005 FreedomWorks - Positions 65% 2005 National Journal - Composite Conservative Score 83% 2005 National Journal - Conservative on Foreign Policy Score 85% 2005 National Journal - Conservative on Economic Policy Score 68% 2005 National Journal - Conservative on Social Policy Score 89% 2005 National Taxpayers Union - Positions 54% 2005 Republican Liberty Caucus - Positions on Personal Liberties 37% 2005 Republican Liberty Caucus - Positions 53% 2005 Republican Liberty Caucus - Economic Liberties Score 70% 2005 Republican Liberty Caucus - Positions on Personal Liberties 37% 2005 Republican Liberty Caucus - Economic Liberties Score 70% 2005 Republican Liberty Caucus - Positions 53% 2005 The John Birch Society - Positions 0% 2005 The John Birch Society - Positions 0% 2004 American Conservative Union - Positions 96% 2004 Americans for Tax Reform - Positions 85% 2004 Christian Action Network - Lifetime Score 90% 2004 Christian Coalition of America - Positions 83% 2004 Eagle Forum - Positions 83% 2004 Eagle Forum - Positions 83% 2004 Family Research Council - Positions 92% 2004 National Journal - Conservative on Social Policy Score 85% 2004 National Journal - Conservative on Foreign Policy Score 59% 2004 National Journal - Conservative on Economic Policy Score 78% 2004 National Taxpayers Union - Positions 57% 2004 Republican Liberty Caucus - Positions 55% 2004 Republican Liberty Caucus - Positions 55% 2004 The John Birch Society - Positions (Spring) 14% 2004 The John Birch Society - Positions (Fall) 40% 2004 The John Birch Society - Positions (Spring) 14% 2004 The John Birch Society - Positions (Fall) 40% 2003-2004 Campaign for Working Families - Positions 96% 2003-2004 Campaign for Working Families - Positions 96% 2003-2004 Concerned Women for America - Positions 95% 2003-2004 Concerned Women for America - Positions 95% 2003-2004 FreedomWorks - Positions 55% 2003-2004 National Right to Life Committee - Positions 100% 2003-2004 National Tax Limitation Committee - Positions 76% 2003-2004 The Cato Institute - Trade Subsidy Votes Score 0% 2003-2004 The Cato Institute - Trade Barrier Votes Score 82% 2003 American Conservative Union - Positions 84% 2003 American Family Association - Positions 67% 2003 Americans for Tax Reform - Positions 85% 2003 Campaign for Working Families - Positions 95% 2003 Campaign for Working Families - Positions 95% 2003 Christian Coalition of America - Positions 83% 2003 Concerned Women for America - Positions 92% 2003 Concerned Women for America - Positions 92% 2003 Eagle Forum - Positions 88% 2003 Eagle Forum - Positions 88% 2003 Family Research Council - Positions 77% 2003 National Journal - Conservative on Social Policy Score 84% 2003 National Journal - Composite Conservative Score 78% 2003 National Journal - Conservative on Foreign Policy Score 65% 2003 National Journal - Conservative on Economic Policy Score 81% 2003 National Taxpayers Union - Positions 62% 2003 Republican Liberty Caucus - Positions on Conservative Issues 80 2003 Republican Liberty Caucus - Positions on Conservative Issues 80 2003 Republican Liberty Caucus - Positions on Conservative Issues 80 2003 Republican Liberty Caucus - Positions on Conservative Issues 80 2003 Republican Liberty Caucus - Positions on Conservative Issues 80 2003 Republican Liberty Caucus - Positions on Conservative Issues 80 2003 The John Birch Society - Positions (Summer) 38% 2003 The John Birch Society - Positions (Summer) 38% 2002 American Conservative Union - Positions 100% 2002 Americans for Tax Reform - Positions 100% 2002 Christian Coalition of America - Positions 100% 2002 Eagle Forum - Positions 87% 2002 Eagle Forum - Positions 87% 2002 National Journal - Conservative on Social Policy Score 71% 2002 National Journal - Conservative on Economic Policy Score 67% 2002 National Journal - Conservative on Foreign Policy Score 72% 2002 National Journal - Composite Conservative Score 71% 2002 National Taxpayers Union - Positions 57% 2002 Republican Liberty Caucus - Positions on Conservative Issues 85 2002 Republican Liberty Caucus - Positions on Conservative Issues 85 2002 Republican Liberty Caucus - Positions on Conservative Issues 85 2002 Republican Liberty Caucus - Positions on Conservative Issues 85 2002 Republican Liberty Caucus - Positions on Conservative Issues 85 2002 Republican Liberty Caucus - Positions on Conservative Issues 85 2002 The John Birch Society - Positions 45% 2002 The John Birch Society - Positions 45% 2001-2010 Keep America Safe - Positions 96% 2001-2002 Campaign for Working Families - Positions 95% 2001-2002 Campaign for Working Families - Positions 95% 2001-2002 Concerned Women for America - Positions 86% 2001-2002 Concerned Women for America - Positions 86% 2001-2002 Family Research Council - Positions 90% 2001-2002 FreedomWorks - Positions 85% 2001-2002 National Right to Life Committee - Positions 100% 2001-2002 National Tax Limitation Committee - Positions 86% 2001-2002 The Cato Institute - Trade Subsidy Votes Score 33% 2001-2002 The Cato Institute - Trade Barrier Votes Score 64% 2001 American Conservative Union - Positions 88% 2001 Americans for Tax Reform - Positions 100% 2001 Family Research Council - Positions on Conservative Issues 90% 2001 National Journal - Conservative on Foreign Policy Score 53% 2001 National Journal - Conservative on Economic Policy Score 68% 2001 National Taxpayers Union - Positions 62% 2001 Republican Liberty Caucus - Positions 72% 2001 Republican Liberty Caucus - Positions 72% 2001 The John Birch Society - Positions 60% 2001 The John Birch Society - Positions 60% 2000 American Conservative Union - Positions 72% 2000 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 5% 2000 Americans for Tax Reform - Positions 85% 2000 Concerned Women for America - Positions 79% 2000 Concerned Women for America - Positions 79% 2000 Family Research Council - Positions 100% 2000 Legion for the Survival of Freedom, Inc. (formerly Liberty Lobby) - Positions 33% 2000 Legion for the Survival of Freedom, Inc. (formerly Liberty Lobby) - Positions 33% 2000 National Journal - Conservative on Social Policy Score 55% 2000 National Journal - Conservative on Economic Policy Score 67% 2000 National Journal - Conservative on Foreign Policy Score 62% 2000 Republican Liberty Caucus - Positions 56% 2000 Republican Liberty Caucus - Positions 56% 2000 The John Birch Society - Positions 48% 2000 The John Birch Society - Positions 48% 1999-2000 Christian Coalition of America - Positions 73% 1999-2000 National Right to Life Committee - Positions 95% 1999-2000 National Tax Limitation Committee - Positions 67% 1999-2000 The Cato Institute - Trade Subsidy Votes Score 0% 1999-2000 The Cato Institute - Trade Barrier Votes Score 67% 1999 American Conservative Union - Positions 79% 1999 Americans for Tax Reform - Positions 85% 1999 Legion for the Survival of Freedom, Inc. (formerly Liberty Lobby) - Positions 60% 1999 Legion for the Survival of Freedom, Inc. (formerly Liberty Lobby) - Positions 60% 1999 National Journal - Conservative on Social Policy Score 64% 1999 National Journal - Conservative on Economic Policy Score 65% 1999 National Journal - Conservative on Defense/Foreign Policy Score 73% 1999 National Right to Life Committee - Positions 92% 1999 National Taxpayers Union - Positions 52% 1999 The John Birch Society - Positions 50% 1999 The John Birch Society - Positions 50% 1998 American Conservative Union - Positions 76% 1998 Americans for Tax Reform - Positions 90% 1998 National Journal - Conservative on Defense/Foreign Policy Score 74% 1998 National Journal - Conservative on Economic Policy Score 74% 1998 National Taxpayers Union - Spending Score 48% 1998 The John Birch Society - Positions 40% 1998 The John Birch Society - Positions 40% 1997-1998 60 Plus Association - Positions 100% 1997-1998 Christian Coalition of America - Positions 80% 1997-1998 Concerned Women for America - Positions 25% 1997-1998 Concerned Women for America - Positions 25% 1997-1998 National Right to Life Committee - Positions 90% 1997-1998 National Tax Limitation Committee - Positions 87% 1997-1998 The Cato Institute - Trade Subsidy Votes Score 0% 1997 American Conservative Union - Positions 80% 1997 Christian Coalition of America - Positions 89% 1997 Legion for the Survival of Freedom, Inc. (formerly Liberty Lobby) - Positions 50% 1997 Legion for the Survival of Freedom, Inc. (formerly Liberty Lobby) - Positions 50% 1997 National Right to Life Committee - Positions 100% 1997 National Taxpayers Union - Spending Score 46% 1997 The John Birch Society - Positions 40% 1997 The John Birch Society - Positions 40% 1996 American Conservative Union - Positions 100% 1996 National Journal - Conservative on Social Policy Score 77% 1996 National Journal - Conservative on Economic Policy Score 82% 1996 National Journal - Conservative on Defense/Foreign Policy Score 71% 1996 National Right to Life Committee - Positions 100% 1995-1996 60 Plus Association - Positions 100% 1995-1996 Christian Coalition of America - Positions 100% 1995-1996 Concerned Women for America - Positions 75% 1995-1996 Concerned Women for America - Positions 75% 1995-1996 National Tax Limitation Committee - Positions 100% 1995-1996 The John Birch Society - Positions 54% 1995-1996 The John Birch Society - Positions 54% 1995 American Conservative Union - Positions 84% 1995 American Conservative Union - Lifetime Score 90% 1995 Legion for the Survival of Freedom, Inc. (formerly Liberty Lobby) - Positions 50% 1995 Legion for the Survival of Freedom, Inc. (formerly Liberty Lobby) - Positions 50% 1995 National Taxpayers Union - Spending Score 83% 1994 American Conservative Union - Positions 95% 1994 Competitive Enterprise Institute - Taxes Score 100% 1994 Competitive Enterprise Institute - Deregulation Score 100% 1994 Competitive Enterprise Institute - Trade Score 0% 1994 Competitive Enterprise Institute - Environment Score 88% 1994 Competitive Enterprise Institute - Total Score 73% 1994 Competitive Enterprise Institute - Budget Score 81% 1994 Competitive Enterprise Institute - Spending Score 62% 1993 American Conservative Union - Positions 96% 1993 Legion for the Survival of Freedom, Inc. (formerly Liberty Lobby) - Positions 70% 1993 Legion for the Survival of Freedom, Inc. (formerly Liberty Lobby) - Positions 70% 1991-1992 Christian Voice - Positions 93%

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