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Sander 'Sandy' M. Levin

Sander 'Sandy' M. Levin's Ratings and Endorsements on Issue: Defense

Full Name: Sander 'Sandy' M. Levin
Current Office: U.S. House - District 9, Democratic
First Elected: 11/02/1982
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic for U.S. House - District 9
Primary Aug. 5, 2014

Defense

2014 Peace Action West - Positions (June 3, 2014) 66%
2013 Peace Action West - Positions (Nov. 20, 2013) 66%
2011-2012 Center for Security Policy - Positions 27%
2011-2012 PeacePAC - Positions (PeacePAC is sister organization of Council for a Livable World rating House Only) 83%
2009-2010 Center for Security Policy - Positions 12%
2009-2010 Council for a Livable World - Positions 50%
2009-2010 PeacePAC - Positions (PeacePAC is sister organization of Council for a Livable World rating House Only) 50%
2007-2008 Center for Security Policy - Positions 8%
2007-2008 Council for a Livable World - Positions 62%
2007 Council for a Livable World - Positions 78%
2007 Voices for Creative Nonviolence - Iraq-Afghanistan Supplemental Spending Score 100%
2006 Women's Action for New Directions (WAND) and-WILL - Positions 100%
2005-2006 Center for Security Policy - Positions 26%
2005 PeacePAC - Positions 85%
2003-2004 PeacePAC - Positions 82%
2003-2004 Women's Action for New Directions (WAND) and-WILL - Positions 91%
2002-2006 Voices for Creative Nonviolence - Iraq War Resolution and Funding 80%
2001-2010 Keep America Safe - Positions 19%
2001-2002 Council for a Livable World - Positions 100%
2001-2002 Women's Action for New Directions (WAND) and-WILL - Positions 84%
1999-2000 PeacePAC - Positions 57%
1999 National Journal - Conservative on Defense/Foreign Policy Score 17%
1998-2002 Center for Security Policy - Positions 36%
1998 National Journal - Conservative on Defense/Foreign Policy Score 31%
1998 National Journal - Liberal on Defense/Foreign Policy Score 64%
1997-1998 PeacePAC - Positions 100%
1997 Center for Security Policy - Positions 20%
1996 Center for Security Policy - Positions 43%
1996 National Journal - Liberal on Foreign\Defense Policy 82%
1996 National Journal - Conservative on Defense/Foreign Policy Score 16%
1996 PeacePAC - Positions 80%

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