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Michael 'Mike' N. Castle

Michael 'Mike' N. Castle's Ratings and Endorsements on Issue: Civil Liberties and Civil Rights

Full Name: Michael 'Mike' N. Castle

Civil Liberties and Civil Rights

2010 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 50%
2010 Drum Major Institute for Public Policy/TheMiddleClass.org - Positions 0%
2009-2010 American Civil Liberties Union - Positions 44%
2009-2010 Human Rights Campaign - Positions 61%
2009-2010 Irregular Times/Progressive Patriots/That's My Congress - Progressive Action Score 24%
2009-2010 Irregular Times/Progressive Patriots/That's My Congress - Net Congressional Score 49%
2009-2010 Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights - Positions 44%
2009-2010 National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) - Positions 60%
2009-2010 United States Campaign to End the Israeli Occupation - Positions on International Middle East Human Rights -5%
2009 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 55%
2009 Drum Major Institute for Public Policy/TheMiddleClass.org - Positions 52%
2009 Irregular Times/Progressive Patriots/That's My Congress - Regressive Action Score 24%
2009 National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) - Positions 60%
2009 United States Campaign to End the Israeli Occupation - Positions on International Middle East Human Rights -3%
2008 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 65%
2008 Drum Major Institute for Public Policy/TheMiddleClass.org - Positions on Middle Class Advocacy 70
2007-2008 American Civil Liberties Union - Positions 55%
2007-2008 Human Rights Campaign - Positions 65%
2007-2008 Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights - Positions on Civil and Human 48
2007-2008 National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) - Positions on Civil Rights and Social Justice Issues 73%
2007-2008 National Organization for Women - Positions 75%
2007-2008 The Arc - Positions 42%
2007-2008 United States Campaign to End the Israeli Occupation - Positions on International Middle East Human Rights -4
2007 American Civil Liberties Union - Positions 33
2007 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 50%
2007 Drum Major Institute for Public Policy/TheMiddleClass.org - Positions on Middle Class Advocacy 70
2007 Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights - Positions 60%
2007 League of Women Voters - Civil Liberties and Civil Rights Score 50%
2007 National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) - Positions 68%
2007 National Council of La Raza - Positions 0
2007 PFLAG, Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays - Positions 100%
2007 United States Campaign to End the Israeli Occupation - Positions on International Middle East Human Rights -2
2007 United To End Genocide - Positions on Darfur C
2006-2012 Global Exchange - Percent Loyalty to Finance, Insurance, Real Estate Lobby 75%
2006 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 40%
2006 Drum Major Institute for Public Policy/TheMiddleClass.org - Positions 0%
2006 Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights - Positions 43%
2006 United To End Genocide - Positions on Darfur D
2005-2006 American Civil Liberties Union - Positions 47%
2005-2006 Human Rights Campaign - Positions 63%
2005-2006 Iranian American Political Action Committee - Positions 67%
2005-2006 National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) - Positions 56%
2005-2006 National Organization for Women - Positions 55%
2005-2006 The Arc - Positions 20%
2005-2006 United States Campaign to End the Israeli Occupation - Positions on International Middle East Human Rights -4
2005 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 40%
2005 Drum Major Institute for Public Policy/TheMiddleClass.org - Positions 13%
2005 Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights - Positions 44%
2005 National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) - Positions 43%
2005 National Council of La Raza - Positions 33%
2005 National Organization for Women - Positions 43%
2004 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 50%
2004 Center for International Policy - Positions 100%
2004 Drum Major Institute for Public Policy/TheMiddleClass.org - Positions 29%
2004 National Council of La Raza - Positions 100%
2003-2004 American Civil Liberties Union - Positions 30%
2003-2004 Human Rights Campaign - Positions 44%
2003-2004 Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights - Positions 37%
2003-2004 League of United Latin American Citizens - Positions 56%
2003-2004 National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) - Positions 53%
2003-2004 United States Campaign to End the Israeli Occupation - Positions on International Middle East Human Rights -4
2003 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 40%
2003 Drum Major Institute for Public Policy/TheMiddleClass.org - Positions 50%
2003 Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights - Positions 33%
2003 National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) - Positions 45%
2003 United States Campaign to End the Israeli Occupation - Positions on International Middle East Human Rights -2
2001-2002 American Civil Liberties Union - Positions 40%
2001-2002 Human Rights Campaign - Positions 33%
2001-2002 Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights - Positions 25%
2001-2002 League of United Latin American Citizens - Positions 17%
2001-2002 National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) - Positions 33%
2001-2002 People for the American Way - Positions 29%
2001 American Civil Liberties Union - Positions 44%
2001 Human Rights Campaign - Positions 33%
2001 League of United Latin American Citizens - Positions 18%
2001 National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) - Positions 29%
2000 American Civil Liberties Union - Positions 50%
2000 League of United Latin American Citizens - Positions 40%
2000 National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) - Positions 73%
1999-2000 Common Cause - Lifetime Score 0%
1999-2000 Human Rights Campaign - Positions 70%
1999-2000 Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights - Positions 44%
1999 American Civil Liberties Union - Positions 54%
1999 Human Rights Campaign - Positions 64%
1999 National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) - Positions 64%
1998 National Organization for Women - Positions 50%
1997-1998 American Civil Liberties Union - Positions 44%
1997-1998 Campaign for a Color Blind America - Positions 0%
1997-1998 Home School Legal Defense Association - Positions 80%
1997-1998 Human Rights Campaign - Positions 50%
1997-1998 Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights - Positions 52%
1997-1998 League of United Latin American Citizens - Positions 58%
1997 American Civil Liberties Union - Positions 33%
1996 American Civil Liberties Union - Positions 12%
1995-1996 Human Rights Campaign - Positions 56%
1995-1996 Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights - Positions 30%
1995-1996 National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) - Positions 27%

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