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Sam M. Gibbons

Sam M. Gibbons's Ratings and Endorsements

Full Name: Sam M. Gibbons

Conservative

1996 American Conservative Union - Positions 6%
1996 National Journal - Conservative on Economic Policy Score 28%
1996 National Journal - Conservative on Social Policy Score 00%
1996 National Journal - Conservative on Defense/Foreign Policy Score 17%
1996 National Right to Life Committee - Positions 10%
1995-1996 60 Plus Association - Positions 6%
1995-1996 Christian Coalition of America - Positions 8%
1995-1996 National Tax Limitation Committee - Positions 0%
1995-1996 The John Birch Society - Positions 25%
1995-1996 The John Birch Society - Positions 25%
1995 American Conservative Union - Lifetime Score 30%
1995 American Conservative Union - Positions 4%
1995 National Taxpayers Union - Spending Score 27%
1994 American Conservative Union - Positions 16%
1994 Competitive Enterprise Institute - Spending Score 11%
1994 Competitive Enterprise Institute - Total Score 11%
1994 Competitive Enterprise Institute - Deregulation Score 50%
1994 Competitive Enterprise Institute - Trade Score 100%
1994 Competitive Enterprise Institute - Positions on Agriculture 0%
1994 Competitive Enterprise Institute - Environment Score 8%
1994 Competitive Enterprise Institute - Budget Score 0%
1994 Competitive Enterprise Institute - Taxes Score 0%
1993 American Conservative Union - Positions 17%
1993 Legion for the Survival of Freedom, Inc. (formerly Liberty Lobby) - Positions 10%
1993 Legion for the Survival of Freedom, Inc. (formerly Liberty Lobby) - Positions 10%
1991-1992 Christian Voice - Positions 50%

Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity

1995-1996 Human Rights Campaign - Positions 60%
1991-1992 National Gay & Lesbian Task Force - Positions 38%

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