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Marcy Kaptur

Marcy Kaptur's Ratings and Endorsements on Issue: Liberal

Full Name: Marcy Kaptur
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
General Nov. 4, 2014
Primary May 6, 2014

Liberal

2013-2014 Irregular Times/Progressive Patriots/That's My Congress - Net Congressional Score (Jan. 13, 2014) 64%
2013-2014 Irregular Times/Progressive Patriots/That's My Congress - Net Congressional Score (Jan. 13, 2014) 64%
2013-2014 Progressive Punch - Crucial Votes 72%
2013-2014 Progressive Punch - Overall Positions 88%
2013-2014 Progressive Punch - Lifetime Score 86%
2013-2014 Progressive Punch - Crucial Votes 72%
2013-2014 Progressive Punch - Lifetime Score 86%
2013-2014 Progressive Punch - Crucial Votes Lifetime Score 75%
2013-2014 Progressive Punch - Overall Positions 88%
2013-2014 Progressive Punch - Crucial Votes Lifetime Score 75%
2013 National Journal - Liberal on Social Policy 65%
2013 National Journal - Liberal on Economic Policy 75%
2013 National Journal - Liberal (Composite) 70%
2012 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 85%
2012 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 85%
2012 NARAL Pro-Choice America - Positions 100%
2012 National Journal - House Liberal (Foreign) 68%
2012 National Journal - House Liberal (Composite Score) 76%
2012 National Journal - House Liberal (Economic) 78%
2012 National Journal - House Liberal (Social) 78%
2012 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions 83%
2012 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions 83%
2011-2012 Irregular Times/Progressive Patriots/That's My Congress - Liberal Action Score 58%
2011-2012 Irregular Times/Progressive Patriots/That's My Congress - Net Congressional Score 69%
2011-2012 Irregular Times/Progressive Patriots/That's My Congress - Conservative Action Score 21%
2011-2012 Irregular Times/Progressive Patriots/That's My Congress - Conservative Action Score 21%
2011-2012 Irregular Times/Progressive Patriots/That's My Congress - Liberal Action Score 58%
2011 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 90%
2011 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 90%
2011 NARAL Pro-Choice America - Positions 70%
2011 National Journal - Liberal on Social Policy 65%
2011 National Journal - Liberal on Economic Policy Score 72%
2011 National Journal - Liberal Composite Score 70%
2010 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 85%
2010 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 85%
2010 NARAL Pro-Choice America - Positions 100%
2010 National Journal - Liberal on Social Policy 54%
2010 National Journal - Liberal on Foreign Policy Score 62%
2010 National Journal - Liberal Composite Score 62%
2009-2010 Irregular Times/Progressive Patriots/That's My Congress - Regressive Action Score 15
2009-2010 Irregular Times/Progressive Patriots/That's My Congress - Regressive Action Score 15
2009-2010 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions 83%
2009-2010 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions 83%
2009 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 85%
2009 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 85%
2009 Irregular Times/Progressive Patriots/That's My Congress - Progressive Action Score 34%
2009 Irregular Times/Progressive Patriots/That's My Congress - Progressive Action Score 34%
2009 NARAL Pro-Choice America - Positions 50%
2009 National Journal - Liberal on Foreign Policy Score 56%
2009 National Journal - Liberal on Social Policy Score 67%
2009 National Journal - Liberal on Economic Policy Score 60%
2009 National Journal - Composite Liberal Score 62%
2009 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions 91%
2009 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions 91%
2008 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 100%
2008 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 100%
2008 National Journal - Liberal on Economic Policy Score 68%
2008 National Journal - Liberal on Social Policy Score 82%
2008 National Journal - Composite Liberal Score 75%
2008 National Journal - Liberal on Foreign Policy Score 64%
2008 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions 91%
2008 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions 91%
2007-2008 Irregular Times/Progressive Patriots/That's My Congress - Oath of Office Score 60%
2007-2008 Irregular Times/Progressive Patriots/That's My Congress - Progressive Action Score 57%
2007-2008 Irregular Times/Progressive Patriots/That's My Congress - Progressive Action Score 57%
2007-2008 Irregular Times/Progressive Patriots/That's My Congress - Oath of Office Score 60%
2007-2008 Progressive Democrats of America - Positions 55%
2007-2008 Progressive Democrats of America - Positions 55%
2007 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 95%
2007 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 95%
2007 NARAL Pro-Choice America - Positions 50%
2007 National Journal - Liberal on Foreign Policy Score 81%
2007 National Journal - Composite Liberal Score 70.2%
2007 National Journal - Liberal on Social Policy Score 70%
2007 National Journal - Liberal on Economic Policy Score 57%
2007 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions on Social Justice and Peace 68
2007 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions on Social Justice and Peace 68
2006 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 85%
2006 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 85%
2006 NARAL Pro-Choice America - Positions 100%
2006 National Journal - Liberal on Social Policy Score 66%
2006 National Journal - Composite Liberal Score 68.5%
2006 National Journal - Liberal on Economic Policy Score 68%
2006 National Journal - Liberal on Foreign Policy Score 70%
2006 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions 88%
2006 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions 88%
2005-2006 Campaign for America's Future - Energy Score 100%
2005-2006 Campaign for America's Future - Energy Score 100%
2005-2006 Freedom Democrats - Positions on Social Issues 73%
2005-2006 Freedom Democrats - Positions on Economic Issues 10%
2005-2006 Irregular Times/Progressive Patriots/That's My Congress - Regressive Conservative Action Score 0%
2005-2006 Irregular Times/Progressive Patriots/That's My Congress - Regressive Conservative Action Score 0%
2005 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 95%
2005 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 95%
2005 Hope for Peace and Justice - Positions 100
2005 NARAL Pro-Choice America - Positions 85%
2005 National Committee for an Effective Congress - Positions 90%
2005 National Committee for an Effective Congress - Positions 90%
2005 National Journal - Liberal on Economic Policy Score 78%
2005 National Journal - Composite Liberal Score 75%
2005 National Journal - Liberal on Social Policy Score 67%
2005 National Journal - Liberal on Foreign Policy Score 80%
2005 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions 100%
2005 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions 100%
2004 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 95%
2004 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 95%
2004 NARAL Pro-Choice America - Positions 35%
2004 National Journal - Liberal on Foreign Policy Score 80%
2004 National Journal - Liberal on Economic Policy Score 85%
2004 National Journal - Liberal on Social Policy Score 65%
2004 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions 100%
2004 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions 100%
2003-2004 Democrats for Life of America - Positions 60%
2003-2004 Radical Middle - Positions 25%
2003 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 95%
2003 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 95%
2003 NARAL Pro-Choice America - Positions 30%
2003 National Committee for an Effective Congress - Positions 90%
2003 National Committee for an Effective Congress - Positions 90%
2003 National Journal - Liberal on Economic Policy Score 83%
2003 National Journal - Liberal on Foreign Policy Score 80%
2003 National Journal - Composite Liberal Score 76%
2003 National Journal - Liberal on Social Policy Score 63%
2003 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions 100%
2003 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions 100%
2002 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 95%
2002 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 95%
2002 National Journal - Liberal on Social Policy Score 65%
2002 National Journal - Composite Liberal Score 77%
2002 National Journal - Liberal on Economic Policy Score 95%
2002 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions 88%
2002 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions 88%
2001-2002 National Committee for an Effective Congress - Positions 90%
2001-2002 National Committee for an Effective Congress - Positions 90%
2001-2002 People for the American Way - Positions 71%
2001-2002 People for the American Way - Positions 71%
2001-2002 Radical Middle - Positions 50%
2001 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 85%
2001 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 85%
2001 NARAL Pro-Choice America - Positions 45%
2001 National Committee for an Effective Congress - Positions 85%
2001 National Committee for an Effective Congress - Positions 85%
2001 National Journal - Liberal on Foreign Policy Score 76%
2001 National Journal - Liberal on Social Policy Score 68%
2000 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 75%
2000 NARAL Pro-Choice America - Positions 39%
2000 National Journal - Liberal on Economic Policy Score 69%
2000 National Journal - Liberal on Foreign Policy Score 73%
2000 National Journal - Liberal on Social Policy Score 66%
2000 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions 73%
2000 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions 73%
1999 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 85%
1999 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 85%
1999 NARAL Pro-Choice America - Positions 55%
1999 National Journal - Liberal on Social Policy Score 64%
1999 National Journal - Liberal on Economic Policy Score 65%
1999 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions 89%
1999 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions 89%
1998 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 80%
1998 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 80%
1998 National Journal - Liberal on Social Policy Score 58%
1998 National Journal - Liberal on Defense/Foreign Policy Score 52%
1998 National Journal - Liberal on Economic Policy Score 71%
1998 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions 86%
1998 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions 86%
1997-1998 National Committee for an Effective Congress - Positions 80%
1997-1998 National Committee for an Effective Congress - Positions 80%
1997 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 75%
1997 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 75%
1997 NARAL Pro-Choice America - Positions 29%
1996 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 75%
1996 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 75%
1996 NARAL Pro-Choice America - Positions 45%
1996 National Journal - Liberal on Economic Policy Score 68%
1996 National Journal - Liberal on Foreign\Defense Policy 76%
1996 National Journal - Liberal on Social Policy Score 63%
1996 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions 80%
1996 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions 80%
1995-1996 National Committee for an Effective Congress - Positions 90%
1995-1996 National Committee for an Effective Congress - Positions 90%
1995 The Libertarian Party - Positions 20%
1995 The Libertarian Party - Positions 50%
1995 The Libertarian Party - Positions 35%

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