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Olympia Jean Snowe

Olympia Jean Snowe's Ratings and Endorsements on Issue: Foreign Affairs

Full Name: Olympia Jean Snowe

Foreign Affairs

2012 Arab American Institute - Positions on Arab-American Issues 6%
2012 Armenian National Committee of America - Positions 62%
2012 Bread for the World - Positions 75%
2012 Citizens for Global Solutions - Global Issues Score 33%
2012 Friends Committee on National Legislation - Positions 67%
2012 National Journal - Senate Conservative (Foreign) 57%
2012 Peace Action - Positions 33%
2011-2012 ACT! for America - Positions 100%
2011-2012 American Security Council Foundation - Positions 90%
2011-2012 United States Campaign to End the Israeli Occupation - Positions on International Middle East Human Rights 56%
2011-2012 USA Engage - Positions 63%
2011 American Security Council Foundation - Positions 80%
2011 Arab American Institute - Positions on Arab-American Issues 29%
2011 Citizens for Global Solutions - Global Issues Score 36%
2011 Friends Committee on National Legislation - Positions 80%
2011 National Journal - Liberal on Foreign Policy Score 46%
2011 National Journal - Conservative on Foreign Policy Score 53%
2011 Peace Action West - Positions 22%
2010 American Security Council Foundation - Positions 80%
2010 Citizens for Global Solutions - Global Issues Score B
2010 National Journal - Liberal on Foreign Policy Score 30%
2010 National Journal - Conservative on Foreign Policy Score 67%
2010 Peace Action - Positions 7%
2010 Peace Action West - Positions 7%
2009-2012 Council for a Livable World - Positions (Senate) 58%
2009-2010 ACT! for America - Positions 100%
2009-2010 Council for a Livable World - Positions 44%
2009-2010 United States Campaign to End the Israeli Occupation - Positions on International Middle East Human Rights -5%
2009-2010 USA Engage - Positions 50%
2009-2010 Washington Report on Middle East Affairs (WRMEA) - Positions 38%
2009 American Security Council Foundation - Positions 90%
2009 Friends Committee on National Legislation - Positions 40%
2009 Latin America Working Group - Positions 0%
2009 National Journal - Liberal on Foreign Policy Score 35%
2009 National Journal - Conservative on Foreign Policy Score 63%
2009 Peace Action West - Positions 10%
2009 Resolve Uganda - Lifetime Score 25%
2008 Armenian National Committee of America - Positions on Armenian American Issues A+
2008 Citizens for Global Solutions - Global Issues Score A
2008 Friends Committee on National Legislation - Positions 50%
2008 National Journal - Conservative on Foreign Policy Score 47%
2008 National Journal - Liberal on Foreign Policy Score 48%
2008 Peace Action West - Positions 60%
2008 Voices for Creative Nonviolence - Iraq-Afghanistan Supplemental Spending Score 33%
2007-2009 Citizens for Global Solutions - Global Issues Score B
2007-2008 ACT! for America - Positions 100%
2007-2008 American Security Council Foundation - Positions 80%
2007-2008 Council for a Livable World - Positions 40%
2007-2008 National Foreign Trade Council - Positions 17%
2007-2008 Nuclear Age Peace Foundation - Positions 27%
2007-2008 Population Action International - Positions 100%
2007-2008 United States Campaign to End the Israeli Occupation - Positions on International Middle East Human Rights +1
2007-2008 USA Engage - Positions on Trade and Engagement D
2007-2008 Washington Report on Middle East Affairs (WRMEA) - Positions -2
2007 Citizens for Global Solutions - Global Issues Score C
2007 Council for a Livable World - Positions 40%
2007 Friends Committee on National Legislation - Positions 63%
2007 Latin America Working Group - Positions 0%
2007 National Journal - Liberal on Foreign Policy Score 46%
2007 Peace Action West - Positions 18%
2007 United States Campaign to End the Israeli Occupation - Positions on International Middle East Human Rights +1
2007 United To End Genocide - Positions on Darfur B
2007 Voices for Creative Nonviolence - Positions on Iraq War Amendments 75%
2006-2012 Global Exchange - Percent Loyalty to Finance, Insurance, Real Estate Lobby 50%
2006 Citizens for Global Solutions - Global Issues Score C+
2006 Latin America Working Group - Positions 33%
2006 National Journal - Liberal on Foreign Policy Score 56%
2006 National Journal - Conservative on Foreign Policy Score 43%
2006 Peace Action - Positions 22%
2006 Peace Action West - Positions 22%
2006 United To End Genocide - Positions on Darfur C
2006 Washington Report on Middle East Affairs (WRMEA) - Positions 33%
2005-2006 ACT! for America - Positions 67%
2005-2006 Council for a Livable World - Positions 16%
2005-2006 Friends Committee on National Legislation - Positions 58%
2005-2006 National Foreign Trade Council - Positions 17%
2005-2006 Nuclear Age Peace Foundation - Positions 16%
2005-2006 Population Action International - Positions on Reproductive Health 100%
2005-2006 United States Campaign to End the Israeli Occupation - Positions on International Middle East Human Rights -2
2005 Citizens for Global Solutions - Global Issues Score C+
2005 Latin America Working Group - Positions 25%
2005 National Journal - Liberal on Foreign Policy Score 48%
2005 National Journal - Conservative on Foreign Policy Score 51%
2005 Peace Action - Positions 33%
2005 PeacePAC - Positions 25%
2004 Friends Committee on National Legislation - Positions 0%
2004 Latin America Working Group - Positions 0%
2004 National Journal - Liberal on Foreign Policy Score 52%
2004 National Journal - Conservative on Foreign Policy Score 47%
2004 Nuclear Age Peace Foundation - Positions 33%
2004 Peace Action - Positions 13%
2003-2004 ACT! for America - Positions 100%
2003-2004 American Security Council Foundation - Positions 90%
2003-2004 Bread for the World - Positions 50%
2003-2004 Friends Committee on National Legislation - Positions 31%
2003-2004 National Foreign Trade Council - Positions 33%
2003-2004 Population Action International - Positions 67%
2003-2004 United States Campaign to End the Israeli Occupation - Positions on International Middle East Human Rights -4
2003-2004 USA Engage - Positions 40%
2003-2004 Washington Report on Middle East Affairs (WRMEA) - Positions 29%
2003 Friends Committee on National Legislation - Positions 11%
2003 Latin America Working Group - Positions 0%
2003 National Journal - Conservative on Foreign Policy Score 49%
2003 National Journal - Liberal on Foreign Policy Score 48%
2003 Peace Action - Positions 0%
2003 Population Action International - Positions 50%
2003 United States Campaign to End the Israeli Occupation - Positions on International Middle East Human Rights -1
2002-2003 Citizens for Global Solutions - Positions 20%
2002 American Security Council Foundation - Positions 75%
2002 National Journal - Conservative on Foreign Policy Score 58%
2002 Peace Action - Positions 0%
2001-2004 Council for a Livable World - Positions 8%
2001-2002 American Foreign Service Association - Positions 100%
2001-2002 American Muslims for Jerusalem - Positions on International Middle East Policy Advocacy -9
2001-2002 Bread for the World - Positions 100%
2001-2002 Friends Committee on National Legislation - Positions 0%
2001-2002 National Foreign Trade Council - Postions 33%
2001-2002 USA Engage - Positions 40%
2001 Friends Committee on National Legislation - Positions 46%
2001 National Journal - Conservative on Foreign Policy Score 54%
2001 National Journal - Liberal on Foreign Policy Score 36%
2001 Peace Action - Positions 14%
2001 Washington Report on Middle East Affairs (WRMEA) - Positions 0%
2000 Bread for the World - Positions 100%
2000 Council for a Livable World - Positions 13%
2000 Friends Committee on National Legislation - Positions 27%
2000 National Foreign Trade Council - Positions 33%
2000 National Journal - Liberal on Foreign Policy Score 48%
2000 National Journal - Conservative on Foreign Policy Score 48%
2000 Peace Action - Positions 11%
1999-2000 PeacePAC - Positions 13%
1999 Bread for the World - Positions 50%
1999 Council for a Livable World - Positions 0%
1999 Friends Committee on National Legislation - Positions 42%
1999 National Foreign Trade Council - Positions 17%
1999 National Journal - Conservative on Defense/Foreign Policy Score 63%
1999 Peace Action - Positions 15%
1998-2002 Center for Security Policy - Positions 80%
1998 Bread for the World - Positions 33%
1998 Friends Committee on National Legislation - Positions 40%
1998 National Journal - Conservative on Defense/Foreign Policy Score 75%
1998 National Journal - Liberal on Defense/Foreign Policy Score 12%
1998 Peace Action - Positions 8%
1997-1998 Council for a Livable World - Positions 20%
1997 Bread for the World - Positions 20%
1997 Center for Security Policy - Positions 57%
1997 Council for a Livable World - Positions 33%
1997 Friends Committee on National Legislation - Positions 36%
1997 Peace Action - Positions 17%
1996 Bread for the World - Positions on Addressing World Hunger 43%
1996 Center for Security Policy - Positions 79%
1996 Council for a Livable World - Positions 18%
1996 National Journal - Conservative on Defense/Foreign Policy Score 58%
1996 National Journal - Liberal on Foreign\Defense Policy 38%
1996 Peace Action - Positions 9%
1995-1996 Friends Committee on National Legislation - Peace and Justice Score 23%
1995 Peace Action - Positions 8%
1993-1994 American Security Council Foundation - Positions 80%
1990-1999 Armenian National Committee of America - Positions on Armenian American Issues 0%

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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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