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Michael 'Mike' N. Castle

Michael 'Mike' N. Castle's Ratings and Endorsements on Issue: Business and Consumers

Full Name: Michael 'Mike' N. Castle

Business and Consumers

2010 The National Lumber and Building Material Dealers Association - Positions 100%
2010 United States Chamber of Commerce - Positions 75%
2009-2010 American Association of University Women - Positions 36%
2009-2010 American Council of Engineering Companies - Positions 67%
2009-2010 Associated General Contractors of America - Positions 62%
2009-2010 Independent Electrical Contractors - Positions 25%
2009-2010 International Foodservice Distributors Association - Positions 77%
2009-2010 International Warehouse Logistics Association - Positions 60%
2009-2010 National Association for College Admission Counseling - Positions 41%
2009-2010 National Association for the Self-Employed - U.S. House Score 100%
2009-2010 National Association of Manufacturers - Positions 72%
2009-2010 National Retail Federation - Positions 75%
2009-2010 National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association - Positions 44%
2009-2010 School Nutrition Association - Positions (House Only) 100%
2009-2010 Service Employees International Union (SEIU) - Positions 33%
2009-2010 Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council - Positions 77%
2009 American Association of University Women - Positions 33%
2009 Heritage Alliance - Positions 35%
2009 National Education Association - Positions on Public Education Teaching Profession Issues B
2009 National Education Association - Positions on Public Education Teaching Profession Issues B
2009 Population Connection - Committee Votes Score 100%
2009 The National Lumber and Building Material Dealers Association - Positions 60%
2009 United States Chamber of Commerce - Positions 80%
2008-2011 Global Exchange - Percent Loyalty to Finance, Insurance, Real Estate Lobby 75%
2008 Business-Industry Political Action Committee - Positions 50%
2008 Service Employees International Union (SEIU) - Positions 83%
2008 United States Chamber of Commerce - Lifetime Score 83%
2008 United States Chamber of Commerce - Positions 78%
2007-2008 American Association of University Women - Positions 80%
2007-2008 American Council of Engineering Companies - Positions 50%
2007-2008 American Forest and Paper Association - Forest Products Advocacy Score 50%
2007-2008 Associated Builders & Contractors - Positions 67%
2007-2008 Associated General Contractors of America - Positions 100%
2007-2008 International Foodservice Distributors Association - Positions 75%
2007-2008 International Warehouse Logistics Association - Positions 50%
2007-2008 National Association for College Admission Counseling - Positions 52%
2007-2008 National Association of Manufacturers - Positions 45%
2007-2008 National Education Association - Positions on Public Education Teaching Profession Issues A
2007-2008 National Education Association - Positions on Public Education Teaching Profession Issues A
2007-2008 National Federation of Independent Business - Positions 90
2007-2008 National Restaurant Association - Positions on Restaurant Advocacy 100
2007-2008 National Retail Federation - Positions Retail Industry Advocacy 100%
2007-2008 National Small Business Association - Positions 60%
2007-2008 National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association - Positions 100%
2007-2008 Plumbing-Heating-Cooling Contractors-National Association - Positions 80%
2007-2008 School Nutrition Association - Positions 0%
2007-2008 United Food & Commercial Workers - Positions 56%
2007 American Association of University Women - Positions 83
2007 Business-Industry Political Action Committee - Positions 50%
2007 Consumer Alliance for Energy Security - Positions 0%
2007 National Association for College Admission Counseling - Positions 50%
2007 National Association of Elementary School Principals - Positions 100%
2007 National Education Association - Positions on Public Education Teaching Profession Issues A
2007 National Education Association - Positions on Public Education Teaching Profession Issues A
2007 Population Connection - Positions on Population Stabilization 75%
2007 Service Employees International Union (SEIU) - Positions 63%
2007 TechAmerica - Positions 75%
2007 The National Lumber and Building Material Dealers Association - Positions 80%
2007 United States Chamber of Commerce - Positions 75%
2006 Business-Industry Political Action Committee - Positions 62%
2006 Consumer Action - Positions 0%
2006 National Association for College Admission Counseling - Positions 50%
2006 National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors - Positions 75%
2006 National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association - Positions 68%
2006 Population Connection - Positions 86%
2006 Service Employees International Union (SEIU) - Positions 33%
2006 State PIRGs Working Together - Positions 59%
2006 United States Chamber of Commerce - Positions 83%
2006 United States Public Interest Research Group - Positions 59%
2005-2006 American Association of University Women - Positions 60%
2005-2006 American Forest and Paper Association - Positions 50%
2005-2006 Associated General Contractors of America - Positions 70%
2005-2006 International Warehouse Logistics Association - Positions 80%
2005-2006 National Association of Manufacturers - Positions 75%
2005-2006 National Education Association - Positions 100%
2005-2006 National Education Association - Positions 100%
2005-2006 National Electrical Contractors Association - Positions 75%
2005-2006 National Federation of Independent Business - Positions 86%
2005-2006 National Restaurant Association - Positions 90%
2005-2006 National Retail Federation - Positions 75%
2005-2006 National Small Business Association - Positions 76%
2005-2006 Partnership for America - Positions 26%
2005-2006 Plumbing-Heating-Cooling Contractors-National Association - Positions 81%
2005-2006 Public Citizen's Congress Watch - Positions on Population Stabilization 41%
2005 American Association of University Women - Positions 67%
2005 Business-Industry Political Action Committee - Positions 60%
2005 Maryland Business for Responsive Government - Positions 74%
2005 National Association for College Admission Counseling - Positions 62%
2005 National Association of Elementary School Principals - Positions 100%
2005 National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors - Positions 33%
2005 National Federation of Independent Business - Positions 90%
2005 Population Connection - Positions 83%
2005 Service Employees International Union (SEIU) - Positions 25%
2005 Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council - Positions 88%
2005 United States Chamber of Commerce - Positions 78%
2004 American Shareholders Association - Positions 90%
2004 Financial Executives International - Positions 100%
2004 National Association of Government Contractors - Positions 67%
2004 National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association - Positions 70%
2004 Service Employees International Union (SEIU) - Positions 57%
2004 Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council - Positions 73%
2004 State PIRGs Working Together - Positions 48%
2004 United States Chamber of Commerce - Positions 85%
2004 United States Public Interest Research Group - Positions 48%
2003-2004 American Association of University Women - Positions 62%
2003-2004 American Forest and Paper Association - Positions 36%
2003-2004 Associated Builders & Contractors - Positions 70%
2003-2004 Associated General Contractors of America - Positions 66%
2003-2004 Business-Industry Political Action Committee - Positions 62%
2003-2004 National Association for the Self-Employed - Positions 71%
2003-2004 National Association of Manufacturers - Positions 73%
2003-2004 National Education Association - Positions 37%
2003-2004 National Education Association - Positions 37%
2003-2004 National Electrical Contractors Association - Positions 69%
2003-2004 National Federation of Independent Business - Positions 83%
2003-2004 National Parent Teacher Association - Positions 15%
2003-2004 National Restaurant Association - Positions 92%
2003-2004 National Retail Federation - Positions 92%
2003-2004 National School Boards Association - Positions 40%
2003-2004 National Small Business Association - Positions 73%
2003-2004 Plumbing-Heating-Cooling Contractors-National Association - Positions 70%
2003-2004 Population Connection - Positions 100%
2003-2004 Public Citizen's Congress Watch - Positions 15%
2003-2004 School Nutrition Association - Positions 67%
2003-2004 United States Business and Industry Council - Positions 10%
2003 American Association of University Women - Positions 40%
2003 Associated Builders & Contractors - Positions 80%
2003 Business-Industry Political Action Committee - Positions 62%
2003 Maryland Business for Responsive Government - Positions 72%
2003 National Association of Government Contractors - Positions 0%
2003 National Education Association - Positions 27%
2003 National Education Association - Positions 27%
2003 National Federation of Independent Business - Positions 86%
2003 National Retail Federation - Positions 92%
2003 National School Boards Association - Positions 40%
2003 Population Connection - Positions 100%
2003 Public Citizen's Congress Watch - Positions 33%
2003 Service Employees International Union (SEIU) - Positions 21%
2003 United States Chamber of Commerce - Positions 76%
2003 United States Public Interest Research Group - Positions 38%
2002 National Education Association - Positions 0%
2002 National Education Association - Positions 0%
2002 National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association - Positions 75%
2002 Population Connection - Positions 89%
2002 Service Employees International Union (SEIU) - Positions 10%
2002 United States Chamber of Commerce - Positions 95%
2002 United States Public Interest Research Group - Positions 60%
2002 Vote Hemp - Positions on Industrial Hemp Policy Fence Sitter
2001-2002 American Association of University Women - Positions 45%
2001-2002 Associated Builders & Contractors - Positions 85%
2001-2002 Associated General Contractors of America - Positions 72%
2001-2002 Business-Industry Political Action Committee - Positions 77%
2001-2002 National Association for the Self-Employed - Positions 71%
2001-2002 National Association of Manufacturers - Positions 86%
2001-2002 National Committee to Preserve Social Security and Medicare - Positions 31%
2001-2002 National Electrical Contractors Association - Positions 82%
2001-2002 National Federation of Independent Business - Positions 79%
2001-2002 National Parent Teacher Association - Positions 75%
2001-2002 Plumbing-Heating-Cooling Contractors-National Association - Positions 100%
2001-2002 Public Citizen's Congress Watch - Positions 32%
2001-2002 Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council - Positions 80%
2001 American Association of University Women - Positions 43%
2001 American Shareholders Association - Positions 86%
2001 National Education Association - Positions 66%
2001 National Education Association - Positions 66%
2001 National Federation of Independent Business - Positions 78%
2001 National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association - Positions 83%
2001 Population Connection - Positions 60%
2001 Service Employees International Union (SEIU) - Positions 25%
2001 Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council - Positions 75%
2001 United Food & Commercial Workers - Positions 0%
2001 United States Chamber of Commerce - Positions 83%
2001 United States Public Interest Research Group - Positions 55%
2000 Associated Builders & Contractors - Positions 79%
2000 Business-Industry Political Action Committee - Positions 57%
2000 Consumer Federation of America - Positions 67%
2000 National Council of Senior Citizens - Positions 10%
2000 National Education Association - Positions 33%
2000 National Education Association - Positions 33%
2000 Population Connection - Positions 100%
2000 Service Employees International Union (SEIU) - Positions 0%
2000 Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council - Positions 80%
2000 United States Chamber of Commerce - Positions 80%
1999-2006 National Ready Mixed Concrete Association - Positions 68%
1999-2004 National Ready Mixed Concrete Association - Positions 40%
1999-2000 American Association of University Women - Positions 62%
1999-2000 National Committee to Preserve Social Security and Medicare - Positions 42%
1999-2000 National Federation of Independent Business - Positions 73%
1999-2000 National Parent Teacher Association - Positions 43%
1999-2000 Public Citizen's Congress Watch - Positions 27%
1999-2000 United States Public Interest Research Group - Positions 60%
1999 American Association of University Women - Positions 66%
1999 Associated Builders & Contractors - Positions 66%
1999 Business-Industry Political Action Committee - Positions 64%
1999 Consumer Federation of America - Positions 25%
1999 National Council of Senior Citizens - Positions 40%
1999 National Education Association - Positions 50%
1999 National Education Association - Positions 50%
1999 Population Connection - Positions 89%
1999 United States Chamber of Commerce - Positions 72%
1999 United States Public Interest Research Group - Positions 79%
1998 Associated Builders & Contractors - Positions 64%
1998 Consumer Federation of America - Positions 50%
1998 National Council of Senior Citizens - Positions 70%
1998 Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council - Positions 60%
1998 United States Chamber of Commerce - Positions 67%
1997-1998 American Association of University Women - Positions 63%
1997-1998 National Committee to Preserve Social Security and Medicare - Positions 80%
1997-1998 National Education Association - Positions 52%
1997-1998 National Education Association - Positions 52%
1997-1998 National Federation of Independent Business - Positions 85%
1997-1998 Population Connection - Positions 100%
1997-1998 Public Citizen's Congress Watch - Positions 42%
1997-1998 United States Public Interest Research Group - Positions 79%
1997 American Association of University Women - Positions 40%
1997 Associated Builders & Contractors - Positions 100%
1997 Business-Industry Political Action Committee - Positions 61%
1997 Consumer Federation of America - Positions 67%
1997 National Council of Senior Citizens - Positions 30%
1997 National Education Association - Positions 57%
1997 National Education Association - Positions 57%
1997 National Federation of Independent Business - Positions 100%
1997 Population Connection - Positions 100%
1997 Public Citizen's Congress Watch - Positions 55%
1997 United Food & Commercial Workers - Positions 46%
1997 United States Chamber of Commerce - Positions 90%
1996 Business-Industry Political Action Committee - Positions 90%
1996 Consumer Federation of America - Positions 54%
1996 National Council of Senior Citizens - Positions 40%
1996 National Education Association - Positions 14%
1996 National Education Association - Positions 14%
1996 Population Connection - Positions 90%
1996 United Food & Commercial Workers - Positions 8%
1996 United States Chamber of Commerce - Positions 88%
1995-1996 American Association of University Women - Positions 50%
1995-1996 Associated Builders & Contractors - Positions 86%
1995-1996 National Committee to Preserve Social Security and Medicare - Positions 27%
1995-1996 National Federation of Independent Business - Positions 86%
1995-1996 Public Citizen's Congress Watch - Positions 34%
1995-1996 United States Public Interest Research Group - Positions 63%
1995-1996 United States Student Association - Positions 27%
1995 Associated Builders & Contractors - Positions 83%
1995 United Food & Commercial Workers - Positions on Workplace Rights 14%
1994 United Food & Commercial Workers - Positions 0%
1993 United Food & Commercial Workers - Positions on Workplace Rights 25%

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