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Olympia Jean Snowe

Olympia Jean Snowe's Ratings and Endorsements on Issue: Agriculture and Food

Full Name: Olympia Jean Snowe

Agriculture and Food

2011-2012 Food Policy Action - Positions 72%
2011-2012 Food Policy Action - Positions 72%
2011-2012 United Food & Commercial Workers - Positions 100%
2011 American Farm Bureau Federation - Positions 50%
2009-2010 American Farm Bureau Federation - Positions 66%
2009-2010 International Foodservice Distributors Association - Positions 90%
2009-2010 National Farmers Union - Positions 50%
2009 ConservAmerica - Positions 90
2008 National Association of Wheat Growers - Positions 95%
2007-2008 American Farm Bureau Federation - Positions 70%
2007-2008 ConservAmerica - Positions 76
2007-2008 Grassroots Netroots Alliance - Positions 60%
2007-2008 International Foodservice Distributors Association - Positions 57%
2007-2008 National Farmers Union - Family Farm Advocacy Score 58
2007-2008 The National Mining Association - Positions 66%
2007-2008 United Food & Commercial Workers - Positions 80%
2007 ConservAmerica - Positions 79
2007 National Association of Wheat Growers - Positions 71%
2007 National Council of Agricultural Employers - Positions 41%
2006 ConservAmerica - Positions 86
2006 National Council of Agricultural Employers - Positions 66%
2005-2006 American Farm Bureau Federation - Positions 47%
2005-2006 National Farmers Union - Positions 33%
2005 ConservAmerica - Positions 70
2005 National Association of Wheat Growers - Positions 50%
2005 National Council of Agricultural Employers - Positions 100%
2003-2004 National Farmers Union - Positions 67%
2002 American Coalition for Ethanol - Positions 33%
2001-2002 National Farmers Union - Positions 60%
2001 United Food & Commercial Workers - Positions 25%
2000 American Farm Bureau Federation - Positions 83%
1999-2000 National Farmers Union - Positions 33%
1998 National Farmers Union - Positions 50%
1997 National Farmers Union - Positions 86%
1997 United Food & Commercial Workers - Positions 58%
1996 National Farmers Union - Positions 40%
1996 United Food & Commercial Workers - Positions 46%
1995-1996 American Farm Bureau Federation - Positions 79%
1995 National Farmers Union - Positions 40%
1995 United Food & Commercial Workers - Positions on Workplace Rights 5%
1994 Competitive Enterprise Institute - Positions on Agriculture 0%
1994 National Farmers Union - Family Farm Advocacy Score 67%
1994 United Food & Commercial Workers - Positions 25%
1993-1994 American Farm Bureau Federation - Positions 71%
1993 National Farmers Union - Positions 67%
1993 United Food & Commercial Workers - Positions on Workplace Rights 25%
1991-1992 National Farmers Organization - Positions 60%

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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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