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Olympia Jean Snowe

Olympia Jean Snowe's Ratings and Endorsements on Issue: Liberal

Full Name: Olympia Jean Snowe

Liberal

2012 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 50%
2012 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 50%
2012 NARAL Pro-Choice America - Positions 100%
2012 National Journal - Senate Liberal (Social) 42%
2012 National Journal - Senate Liberal (Economic) 43%
2012 National Journal - Senate Liberal (Composite Score) 43%
2012 National Journal - Senate Liberal (Foreign) 42%
2012 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions 50%
2012 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions 50%
2011-2012 Irregular Times/Progressive Patriots/That's My Congress - Conservative Action Score 44%
2011-2012 Irregular Times/Progressive Patriots/That's My Congress - Net Congressional Score 41%
2011-2012 Irregular Times/Progressive Patriots/That's My Congress - Liberal Action Score 25%
2011-2012 Irregular Times/Progressive Patriots/That's My Congress - Conservative Action Score 44%
2011-2012 Irregular Times/Progressive Patriots/That's My Congress - Liberal Action Score 25%
2011 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 45%
2011 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 45%
2011 NARAL Pro-Choice America - Positions 45%
2011 National Journal - Liberal Composite Score 45%
2011 National Journal - Liberal on Social Policy 42%
2011 National Journal - Liberal on Economic Policy Score 45%
2010 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 40%
2010 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 40%
2010 NARAL Pro-Choice America - Positions 0%
2010 National Journal - Liberal on Social Policy 38%
2010 National Journal - Liberal on Foreign Policy Score 30%
2010 National Journal - Liberal Composite Score 37%
2009-2010 Irregular Times/Progressive Patriots/That's My Congress - Regressive Action Score 41
2009-2010 Irregular Times/Progressive Patriots/That's My Congress - Regressive Action Score 41
2009-2010 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions 57%
2009-2010 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions 57%
2009 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 65%
2009 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 65%
2009 Irregular Times/Progressive Patriots/That's My Congress - Progressive Action Score 48%
2009 Irregular Times/Progressive Patriots/That's My Congress - Progressive Action Score 48%
2009 NARAL Pro-Choice America - Positions 95%
2009 National Journal - Liberal on Social Policy Score 46%
2009 National Journal - Liberal on Economic Policy Score 40%
2009 National Journal - Liberal on Foreign Policy Score 35%
2009 National Journal - Composite Liberal Score 41%
2009 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions 60%
2009 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions 60%
2008 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 80%
2008 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 80%
2008 NARAL Pro-Choice America - Positions 100%
2008 National Journal - Liberal on Social Policy Score 47%
2008 National Journal - Composite Liberal Score 51%
2008 National Journal - Liberal on Economic Policy Score 54%
2008 National Journal - Liberal on Foreign Policy Score 48%
2008 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions 100%
2008 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions 100%
2007-2008 Irregular Times/Progressive Patriots/That's My Congress - Oath of Office Score 0%
2007-2008 Irregular Times/Progressive Patriots/That's My Congress - Right Wing Index Score 50%
2007-2008 Irregular Times/Progressive Patriots/That's My Congress - Progressive Action Score 31%
2007-2008 Irregular Times/Progressive Patriots/That's My Congress - Right Wing Index Score 50%
2007-2008 Irregular Times/Progressive Patriots/That's My Congress - Progressive Action Score 31%
2007-2008 Irregular Times/Progressive Patriots/That's My Congress - Oath of Office Score 0%
2007 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 60%
2007 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 60%
2007 NARAL Pro-Choice America - Positions 100%
2007 National Journal - Liberal on Social Policy Score 49%
2007 National Journal - Liberal on Foreign Policy Score 46%
2007 National Journal - Composite Liberal Score 47.8%
2007 National Journal - Liberal on Economic Policy Score 46%
2007 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions on Social Justice and Peace 52
2007 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions on Social Justice and Peace 52
2006 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 45%
2006 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 45%
2006 NARAL Pro-Choice America - Positions 50%
2006 National Journal - Composite Liberal Score 55.5%
2006 National Journal - Liberal on Foreign Policy Score 56%
2006 National Journal - Liberal on Social Policy Score 55%
2006 National Journal - Liberal on Economic Policy Score 54%
2006 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions 66%
2006 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions 66%
2005-2006 Campaign for America's Future - Energy Score 67%
2005-2006 Campaign for America's Future - Energy Score 67%
2005 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 65%
2005 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 65%
2005 NARAL Pro-Choice America - Positions 55%
2005 National Committee for an Effective Congress - Positions 45%
2005 National Committee for an Effective Congress - Positions 45%
2005 National Journal - Liberal on Economic Policy Score 55%
2005 National Journal - Liberal on Foreign Policy Score 48%
2005 National Journal - Composite Liberal Score 53%
2005 National Journal - Liberal on Social Policy Score 53%
2005 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions 33%
2005 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions 33%
2004 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 65%
2004 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 65%
2004 NARAL Pro-Choice America - Positions 100%
2004 National Journal - Liberal on Foreign Policy Score 52%
2004 National Journal - Liberal on Social Policy Score 51%
2004 National Journal - Liberal on Economic Policy Score 48%
2004 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions 29%
2004 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions 29%
2003-2004 Radical Middle - Positions 45%
2003 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 55%
2003 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 55%
2003 NARAL Pro-Choice America - Positions 83%
2003 National Committee for an Effective Congress - Positions 30%
2003 National Committee for an Effective Congress - Positions 30%
2003 National Journal - Liberal on Economic Policy Score 49%
2003 National Journal - Liberal on Social Policy Score 51%
2003 National Journal - Composite Liberal Score 51%
2003 National Journal - Liberal on Foreign Policy Score 48%
2003 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions 60%
2003 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions 60%
2002 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 30%
2002 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 30%
2002 National Journal - Composite Liberal Score 45%
2002 National Journal - Liberal on Social Policy Score 45%
2002 National Journal - Liberal on Economic Policy Score 46%
2002 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions 33%
2002 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions 33%
2001-2002 National Committee for an Effective Congress - Positions 45%
2001-2002 National Committee for an Effective Congress - Positions 45%
2001-2002 People for the American Way - Positions 38%
2001-2002 People for the American Way - Positions 38%
2001-2002 Radical Middle - Positions 25%
2001 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 40%
2001 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 40%
2001 NARAL Pro-Choice America - Positions 0%
2001 National Committee for an Effective Congress - Positions 25%
2001 National Committee for an Effective Congress - Positions 25%
2001 National Journal - Liberal on Foreign Policy Score 36%
2001 National Journal - Liberal on Social Policy Score 51%
2000 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 30%
2000 NARAL Pro-Choice America - Positions 90%
2000 National Journal - Liberal on Social Policy Score 49%
2000 National Journal - Liberal on Foreign Policy Score 48%
2000 National Journal - Liberal on Economic Policy Score 48%
2000 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions 45%
2000 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions 45%
1999 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 45%
1999 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 45%
1999 NARAL Pro-Choice America - Positions 100%
1999 National Journal - Liberal on Economic Policy Score 53%
1999 National Journal - Liberal on Social Policy Score 50%
1999 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions 54%
1999 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions 54%
1998 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 35%
1998 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 35%
1998 National Journal - Liberal on Economic Policy Score 50%
1998 National Journal - Liberal on Defense/Foreign Policy Score 12%
1998 National Journal - Liberal on Social Policy Score 50%
1998 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions 47%
1998 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions 47%
1997-1998 National Committee for an Effective Congress - Positions 40%
1997-1998 National Committee for an Effective Congress - Positions 40%
1997 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 55%
1997 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 55%
1997 NARAL Pro-Choice America - Positions 77%
1996 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 35%
1996 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 35%
1996 NARAL Pro-Choice America - Positions 91%
1996 National Journal - Liberal on Economic Policy Score 47%
1996 National Journal - Liberal on Social Policy Score 58%
1996 National Journal - Liberal on Foreign\Defense Policy 38%
1996 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions 33%
1996 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions 33%
1995-1996 National Committee for an Effective Congress - Positions 25%
1995-1996 National Committee for an Effective Congress - Positions 25%
1995 The Libertarian Party - Positions 65%
1995 The Libertarian Party - Positions 80%
1995 The Libertarian Party - Positions 50%

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