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John 'Jack' Francis Reed

John 'Jack' Francis Reed's Ratings and Endorsements on Issue: Agriculture and Food

Full Name: John 'Jack' Francis Reed
Current Office: U.S. Senate - Sr, Democratic
First Elected: 11/05/1996
Last Elected: 11/04/2008
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic for U.S. Senate
Primary Sept. 9, 2014

Agriculture and Food

2014 American Farm Bureau Federation - Positions 66%
2014 United Food & Commercial Workers - Positions 100%
2013 Food Policy Action - Positions 83%
2013 Food Policy Action - Positions 83%
2013 International Foodservice Distributors Association - Positions 0%
2011-2012 Food Policy Action - Positions 100%
2011-2012 Food Policy Action - Positions 100%
2011-2012 United Food & Commercial Workers - Positions 100%
2011 American Farm Bureau Federation - Positions 30%
2009-2010 American Farm Bureau Federation - Positions 50%
2009-2010 International Foodservice Distributors Association - Positions 0%
2009-2010 National Farmers Union - Positions 100%
2008 National Association of Wheat Growers - Positions 55%
2007-2008 American Farm Bureau Federation - Positions 35%
2007-2008 Grassroots Netroots Alliance - Positions 80%
2007-2008 International Foodservice Distributors Association - Positions 14%
2007-2008 National Farmers Union - Family Farm Advocacy Score 41
2007-2008 The National Mining Association - Positions 50%
2007-2008 United Food & Commercial Workers - Positions 100%
2007 National Association of Wheat Growers - Positions 76%
2007 National Council of Agricultural Employers - Positions 17%
2006 National Council of Agricultural Employers - Positions 66%
2005-2006 American Farm Bureau Federation - Positions 17%
2005-2006 National Farmers Union - Positions 83%
2005 National Association of Wheat Growers - Positions 25%
2005 National Council of Agricultural Employers - Positions 100%
2003-2004 National Farmers Union - Positions 67%
2002 American Coalition for Ethanol - Positions 0%
2002 Vote Hemp - Positions on Industrial Hemp Policy Fence Sitter
2001-2002 National Farmers Union - Positions 70%
2001 United Food & Commercial Workers - Positions 100%
2000 American Farm Bureau Federation - Positions 67%
1999-2000 National Farmers Union - Positions 67%
1998 National Farmers Union - Positions 100%
1997 National Farmers Union - Positions 100%
1997 United Food & Commercial Workers - Positions 100%
1996 National Farmers Union - Positions 67%
1996 United Food & Commercial Workers - Positions 100%
1995-1996 American Farm Bureau Federation - Positions 28%
1995 National Farmers Union - Positions 80%
1995 United Food & Commercial Workers - Positions on Workplace Rights 95%
1994 National Farmers Union - Family Farm Advocacy Score 78%
1993 United Food & Commercial Workers - Positions on Workplace Rights 100%

How to Interpret these Evaluations

Project Vote Smart displays all known interest group ratings for each candidate and official, regardless of issue or bias.

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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