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Richard Hugh Baker

Richard Hugh Baker's Ratings and Endorsements on Issue: Education

Full Name: Richard Hugh Baker

Education

2007-2008 National Association for College Admission Counseling - Positions 22%
2007 American Library Association - Positions 0%
2007 National Association for College Admission Counseling - Positions 12%
2007 Population Connection - Positions on Population Stabilization 0%
2006 National Association for College Admission Counseling - Positions 50%
2006 Population Connection - Positions 0%
2005-2006 American Association of University Women - Positions 14%
2005-2006 National Education Association - Positions 25%
2005-2006 National Education Association - Positions 25%
2005 American Association of University Women - Positions 25%
2005 National Association for College Admission Counseling - Positions 25%
2005 National Association of Elementary School Principals - Positions 0%
2005 Population Connection - Positions 0%
2005 Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) - Positions 50%
2003-2004 American Association of University Women - Positions 0%
2003-2004 American Security Council Foundation - Positions 100%
2003-2004 National Education Association - Positions 15%
2003-2004 National Education Association - Positions 15%
2003-2004 National Parent Teacher Association - Positions 0%
2003-2004 National School Boards Association - Positions 40%
2003-2004 Population Connection - Positions 0%
2003-2004 School Nutrition Association - Positions 33%
2003 American Association of University Women - Positions 0%
2003 American Library Association - Positions 100%
2003 National Education Association - Positions 8%
2003 National Education Association - Positions 8%
2003 National School Boards Association - Positions 20%
2003 Population Connection - Positions 0%
2002 American Security Council Foundation - Positions 75%
2002 National Education Association - Positions 0%
2002 National Education Association - Positions 0%
2002 Population Connection - Positions 11%
2001-2002 American Association of University Women - Positions 0%
2001-2002 National Parent Teacher Association - Positions 25%
2001 American Association of University Women - Positions 0%
2001 National Education Association - Positions 0%
2001 National Education Association - Positions 0%
2001 Population Connection - Positions 10%
2000 National Education Association - Positions 0%
2000 National Education Association - Positions 0%
2000 Population Connection - Positions 0%
1999-2000 American Association of University Women - Positions 0%
1999-2000 Home School Legal Defense Association - Positions 60%
1999-2000 National Parent Teacher Association - Positions 14%
1999 American Association of University Women - Positions 0%
1999 National Education Association - Positions 22%
1999 National Education Association - Positions 22%
1999 Population Connection - Positions 0%
1997-1998 American Association of University Women - Positions 0%
1997-1998 Home School Legal Defense Association - Positions 80%
1997-1998 National Education Association - Positions 30%
1997-1998 National Education Association - Positions 30%
1997-1998 Population Connection - Positions 0%
1997 American Association of University Women - Positions 0%
1997 National Education Association - Positions 46%
1997 National Education Association - Positions 46%
1997 Population Connection - Positions 0%
1996 National Education Association - Positions 0%
1996 National Education Association - Positions 0%
1996 Population Connection - Positions 0%
1995-1996 American Association of University Women - Positions 0%
1995-1996 United States Student Association - Positions 0%
1993-1994 American Security Council Foundation - Positions 100%

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Project Vote Smart displays all known interest group ratings for each candidate and official, regardless of issue or bias.

Keep in mind that ratings done by special interest groups often do not represent a non-partisan stance. In addition, some groups select votes that tend to favor members of one political party over another, rather than choosing votes based solely on issues concerns. Nevertheless, they can be invaluable in showing where an incumbent has stood on a series of votes in the past one or two years, especially when ratings by groups on all sides of an issue are compared. Website links, if available, and descriptions of the organizations offering performance evaluations are accessible by clicking on the name of the group.

Most performance evaluations are displayed in a percentage format. However, some organizations present their ratings in the form of a letter grade or endorsement based on voting records, interviews, survey results and/or sources of campaign funding. For consistency and ease in understanding, Project Vote Smart converts all scores into a percentage when possible. Please visit the group's website or call 1-888-VOTESMART for more specific information.

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