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Frederick 'Fred' Stephen Upton's Ratings and Endorsements

Office: U.S. House (MI) - District 6, Republican
On The Ballot: Running, Republican for U.S. House - District 6

Conservative

2014 Americans for Prosperity - Lifetime Score 73%
2014 Americans for Prosperity - Positions (Jan. 7, 2014) 80%
2014 Americans for Prosperity - Lifetime Score (June 23, 2014) 70%
2014 Americans for Prosperity - Positions (June 23, 2014) 67%
2014 Heritage Action for America - Positions (Jan. 9, 2014) 57%
2014 The John Birch Society - Positions 55%
2014 The John Birch Society - Lifetime Score 48%
2013-2014 Campaign for Working Families - Positions 100%
2013-2014 Eagle Forum - Positions 57%
2013-2014 The New American - Positions (captured September 2, 2014) 50%
2013 American Conservative Union - Positions 72%
2013 American Conservative Union - Lifetime Score 73%
2013 Concerned Women for America - Positions 92%
2013 Eagle Forum - Positions 33%
2013 National Journal - Conservative (Composite) 68%
2013 National Journal - Conservative on Foreign Policy 68%
2013 National Journal - Conservative on Economic Policy 70%
2013 The John Birch Society - Positions 70%
2013 The New American - Positions on Conservative Issues 55
2012 American Conservative Union - Lifetime Score 73%
2012 American Conservative Union - Ratings of Congress 76%
2012 Eagle Forum - Positions 100%
2012 National Journal - House Conservative (Foreign) 51%
2012 National Journal - House Conservative (Composite Score) 59%
2012 The Club for Growth - Positions 66%
2012 The John Birch Society - Positions 70%
2011-2012 Americans for Prosperity - Positions 68%
2011-2012 Americans for Prosperity - Lifetime score 78%
2011-2012 Campaign for Working Families - Positions 100%
2011-2012 Concerned Women for America - Positions 96%
2011-2012 Heritage Action for America - Positions 49%
2011 American Conservative Union - Positions 64%
2011 American Conservative Union - Lifetime Score 73%
2011 Concerned Women for America - Positions 96%
2011 Eagle Forum - Positions 53%
2011 Heritage Action for America - Positions (House Only) 71%
2011 National Journal - Conservative on Foreign Policy Score 53%
2011 National Journal - Conservative Composite Score 55%
2011 National Journal - Liberal on Foreign Policy Score 46%
2011 The John Birch Society - Positions (Summer-Fall) 80%
2011 The John Birch Society - Positions (Spring-Summer) 90%
2011 The New American - Positions on Conservative Issues 80%
2010 American Conservative Union - Positions 92%
2010 American Conservative Union - Lifetime Score 73%
2010 Eagle Forum - Positions 88%
2010 National Journal - Conservative on Foreign Policy Score 79%
2010 National Journal - Conservative Composite Score 76%
2010 The John Birch Society - Positions (May 2010 - September 2010) 80%
2009-2010 Americans for Prosperity - Positions 95%
2009-2010 Campaign for Working Families - Positions 91%
2009-2010 Concerned Women for America - Positions 86%
2009-2010 The John Birch Society - Positions (January 2009 - June 2010 67%
2009-2010 The John Birch Society - Positions (Full Session) 70%
2009-2010 The John Birch Society - Positions (November 2009 - June 2010) 80%
2009 American Conservative Union - Positions 72%
2009 American Conservative Union - Lifetime Score 72%
2009 Campaign for Working Families - Positions 90%
2009 ConservAmerica - Positions 69
2009 Eagle Forum - Positions 77%
2009 National Journal - Composite Conservative Score 61%
2009 National Journal - Conservative on Foreign Policy Score 62%
2009 The John Birch Society - Positions (Full Year) 60%
2009 The John Birch Society - Positions (January 2009 - June 2009) 50%
2009 The John Birch Society - Positions (June 2009 - November 2009) 70%
2008 American Conservative Union - Positions 44%
2008 Eagle Forum - Positions 50%
2008 National Journal - Conservative on Foreign Policy Score 55%
2008 National Journal - Composite Conservative Score 60%
2007-2009 The New American - Positions on Conservative Issues 45%
2007-2008 Americans for Prosperity - Positions 62%
2007-2008 Campaign for Working Families - Positions on Conservative Issues 76
2007-2008 Concerned Women for America - Positions 68%
2007-2008 ConservAmerica - Positions 56
2007-2008 The John Birch Society - Positions 45%
2007 American Conservative Union - Positions 56%
2007 Americans for Prosperity - Positions 81%
2007 ConservAmerica - Positions 47
2007 Eagle Forum - Positions 70%
2007 GOPUSA - Positions 3%
2007 National Journal - Composite Conservative Score 58.7%
2007 National Journal - Conservative on Foreign Policy Score 57%
2007 The John Birch Society - Conservative Index Score 50%
2006 American Conservative Union - Positions 80%
2006 Americans for Prosperity - Positions 16%
2006 ConservAmerica - Positions 50
2006 Eagle Forum - Positions 71%
2006 National Journal - Composite Conservative Score 53.3%
2006 National Journal - Conservative on Foreign Policy Score 49%
2006 The John Birch Society - Positions 30%
2005-2006 Campaign for Working Families - Positions 93%
2005-2006 Concerned Women for America - Positions 79%
2005 American Conservative Union - Positions 80%
2005 ConservAmerica - Positions 17
2005 Eagle Forum - Positions 73%
2005 National Journal - Conservative on Foreign Policy Score 51%
2005 National Journal - Conservative on Economic Policy Score 57%
2005 National Journal - Composite Conservative Score 58%
2005 The John Birch Society - Positions 0%
2004 American Conservative Union - Positions 76%
2004 Christian Action Network - Lifetime Score 93%
2004 Eagle Forum - Positions 76%
2004 National Journal - Conservative on Foreign Policy Score 54%
2004 The John Birch Society - Positions (Spring) 13%
2004 The John Birch Society - Positions (Fall) 40%
2003-2004 Campaign for Working Families - Positions 93%
2003-2004 Concerned Women for America - Positions 95%
2003 American Conservative Union - Positions 76%
2003 Campaign for Working Families - Positions 91%
2003 Concerned Women for America - Positions 92%
2003 Eagle Forum - Positions 65%
2003 National Journal - Composite Conservative Score 56%
2003 National Journal - Conservative on Foreign Policy Score 51%
2003 The John Birch Society - Positions (Summer) 38%
2002 American Conservative Union - Positions 92%
2002 Eagle Forum - Positions 87%
2002 National Journal - Composite Conservative Score 61%
2002 National Journal - Conservative on Foreign Policy Score 60%
2002 The John Birch Society - Positions 50%
2001-2010 Keep America Safe - Positions 96%
2001-2002 Campaign for Working Families - Positions 84%
2001-2002 Concerned Women for America - Positions 83%
2001 American Conservative Union - Positions 76%
2001 National Journal - Conservative on Foreign Policy Score 47%
2001 The John Birch Society - Positions 60%
2000 American Conservative Union - Positions 60%
2000 Concerned Women for America - Positions 64%
2000 National Journal - Conservative on Foreign Policy Score 45%
2000 The John Birch Society - Positions 50%
1999 American Conservative Union - Positions 68%
1999 National Journal - Conservative on Economic Policy Score 84%
1999 National Journal - Conservative on Defense/Foreign Policy Score 73%
1999 The John Birch Society - Positions 55%
1998 American Conservative Union - Positions 56%
1998 National Journal - Conservative on Defense/Foreign Policy Score 51%
1998 The John Birch Society - Positions 25%
1997-1998 60 Plus Association - Positions 100%
1997-1998 Concerned Women for America - Positions 50%
1997 American Conservative Union - Positions 80%
1997 The John Birch Society - Positions 40%
1996 American Conservative Union - Positions 85%
1996 National Journal - Conservative on Defense/Foreign Policy Score 27%
1995-1996 60 Plus Association - Positions 100%
1995-1996 Concerned Women for America - Positions 75%
1995-1996 The John Birch Society - Positions 54%
1995 American Conservative Union - Lifetime Score 71%
1995 American Conservative Union - Positions 72%
1994 American Conservative Union - Positions 67%
1993 American Conservative Union - Positions 67%

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