Representative Ralph Moody Hall's Special Interest Group Ratings

Biographical

Full Name: Ralph Moody Hall
Current Office: U.S. House - District 4, Republican
First Elected: 1980
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Widowed; 3 Children: Hampton, Brett, Blakeley
Birth Date: 05/03/1923
Birth Place: Fate, TX
Home City: Rockwall, TX
Religion: Methodist
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2013-2014 Irregular Times/Progressive Patriots/That's My Congress - Net Congressional Score (Jan. 13, 2014) 20% 2013-2014 Irregular Times/Progressive Patriots/That's My Congress - Net Congressional Score (Jan. 13, 2014) 20% 2013-2014 Progressive Punch - Lifetime Score 17% 2013-2014 Progressive Punch - Crucial Votes 10% 2013-2014 Progressive Punch - Overall Positions 5% 2013-2014 Progressive Punch - Lifetime Score 17% 2013-2014 Progressive Punch - Crucial Votes 10% 2013-2014 Progressive Punch - Overall Positions 5% 2013-2014 Progressive Punch - Crucial Votes Lifetime Score 15% 2013-2014 Progressive Punch - Crucial Votes Lifetime Score 15% 2013 National Journal - Liberal (Composite) 16% 2013 National Journal - Liberal on Social Policy 16% 2013 National Journal - Liberal on Economic Policy 24% 2012 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 5% 2012 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 5% 2012 NARAL Pro-Choice America - Positions 0% 2012 National Journal - House Liberal (Social) 32% 2012 National Journal - House Liberal (Economic) 20% 2012 National Journal - House Liberal (Foreign) 28% 2012 National Journal - House Liberal (Composite Score) 27% 2012 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions 8% 2012 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions 8% 2011-2012 Irregular Times/Progressive Patriots/That's My Congress - Liberal Action Score 7% 2011-2012 Irregular Times/Progressive Patriots/That's My Congress - Net Congressional Score 13% 2011-2012 Irregular Times/Progressive Patriots/That's My Congress - Conservative Action Score 81% 2011-2012 Irregular Times/Progressive Patriots/That's My Congress - Liberal Action Score 7% 2011-2012 Irregular Times/Progressive Patriots/That's My Congress - Conservative Action Score 81% 2011 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 0% 2011 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 0% 2011 NARAL Pro-Choice America - Positions 0% 2011 National Journal - Liberal Composite Score 20% 2011 National Journal - Liberal on Economic Policy Score 0% 2011 National Journal - Liberal on Social Policy 17% 2010 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 0% 2010 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 0% 2010 NARAL Pro-Choice America - Positions 0% 2010 National Journal - Liberal on Social Policy 23% 2010 National Journal - Liberal on Foreign Policy Score 0% 2010 National Journal - Liberal Composite Score 18% 2009-2010 Irregular Times/Progressive Patriots/That's My Congress - Regressive Action Score 56 2009-2010 Irregular Times/Progressive Patriots/That's My Congress - Regressive Action Score 56 2009-2010 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions 0% 2009-2010 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions 0% 2009 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 10% 2009 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 10% 2009 Irregular Times/Progressive Patriots/That's My Congress - Progressive Action Score 0% 2009 Irregular Times/Progressive Patriots/That's My Congress - Progressive Action Score 0% 2009 NARAL Pro-Choice America - Positions 0% 2009 National Journal - Liberal on Foreign Policy Score 0% 2009 National Journal - Liberal on Economic Policy Score 25% 2009 National Journal - Composite Liberal Score 20% 2009 National Journal - Liberal on Social Policy Score 20% 2009 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions 0% 2009 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions 0% 2008 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 30% 2008 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 30% 2008 National Journal - Liberal on Social Policy Score 16% 2008 National Journal - Liberal on Economic Policy Score 32% 2008 National Journal - Composite Liberal Score 17% 2008 National Journal - Liberal on Foreign Policy Score 0% 2008 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions 50% 2008 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions 50% 2007-2008 Irregular Times/Progressive Patriots/That's My Congress - Progressive Action Score 14% 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 - Progressive Action Score 14% 2007-2008 Irregular Times/Progressive Patriots/That's My Congress - Oath of Office Score 0% 2007-2008 Progressive Democrats of America - Positions 66% 2007-2008 Progressive Democrats of America - Positions 66% 2007 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 10% 2007 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 10% 2007 NARAL Pro-Choice America - Positions 0% 2007 National Journal - Liberal on Foreign Policy Score 38% 2007 National Journal - Composite Liberal Score 22.8% 2007 National Journal - Liberal on Economic Policy Score 26% 2007 National Journal - Liberal on Social Policy Score 0% 2007 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions on Social Justice and Peace 17 2007 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions on Social Justice and Peace 17 2006 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 5% 2006 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 5% 2006 NARAL Pro-Choice America - Positions 0% 2006 National Journal - Composite Liberal Score 27.3% 2006 National Journal - Liberal on Social Policy Score 0% 2006 National Journal - Liberal on Foreign Policy Score 47% 2006 National Journal - Liberal on Economic Policy Score 30% 2006 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions 30% 2006 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions 30% 2005-2006 Campaign for America's Future - Energy Score 0% 2005-2006 Campaign for America's Future - Energy Score 0% 2005-2006 Freedom Democrats - Positions on Social Issues 13% 2005-2006 Freedom Democrats - Positions on Economic Issues 18% 2005-2006 Irregular Times/Progressive Patriots/That's My Congress - Regressive Conservative Action Score 57% 2005-2006 Irregular Times/Progressive Patriots/That's My Congress - Regressive Conservative Action Score 57% 2005 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 5% 2005 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 5% 2005 Hope for Peace and Justice - Positions 0 2005 NARAL Pro-Choice America - Positions 0% 2005 National Committee for an Effective Congress - Positions 5% 2005 National Committee for an Effective Congress - Positions 5% 2005 National Journal - Composite Liberal Score 19% 2005 National Journal - Liberal on Foreign Policy Score 27% 2005 National Journal - Liberal on Economic Policy Score 17% 2005 National Journal - Liberal on Social Policy Score 11% 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 5% 2004 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 5% 2004 NARAL Pro-Choice America - Positions 0% 2004 National Journal - Liberal on Economic Policy Score 38% 2004 National Journal - Liberal on Social Policy Score 30% 2004 National Journal - Liberal on Foreign Policy Score 39% 2004 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions 13% 2004 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions 13% 2003-2004 Radical Middle - Positions 5% 2003 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 15% 2003 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 15% 2003 NARAL Pro-Choice America - Positions 0% 2003 National Committee for an Effective Congress - Positions 45% 2003 National Committee for an Effective Congress - Positions 45% 2003 National Journal - Composite Liberal Score 47% 2003 National Journal - Liberal on Foreign Policy Score 46% 2003 National Journal - Liberal on Social Policy Score 42% 2003 National Journal - Liberal on Economic Policy Score 50% 2003 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions 33% 2003 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions 33% 2002 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 15% 2002 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 15% 2002 National Journal - Liberal on Social Policy Score 25% 2002 National Journal - Liberal on Economic Policy Score 49% 2002 National Journal - Composite Liberal Score 38% 2002 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions 12% 2002 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions 12% 2001-2002 National Committee for an Effective Congress - Positions 30% 2001-2002 National Committee for an Effective Congress - Positions 30% 2001-2002 People for the American Way - Positions 0% 2001-2002 People for the American Way - Positions 0% 2001-2002 Radical Middle - Positions 30% 2001 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 25% 2001 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 25% 2001 NARAL Pro-Choice America - Positions 0% 2001 National Committee for an Effective Congress - Positions 23% 2001 National Committee for an Effective Congress - Positions 23% 2001 National Journal - Liberal on Foreign Policy Score 33% 2001 National Journal - Liberal on Social Policy Score 35% 2000 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 20% 2000 NARAL Pro-Choice America - Positions 0% 2000 National Journal - Liberal on Social Policy Score 0% 2000 National Journal - Liberal on Economic Policy Score 29% 2000 National Journal - Liberal on Foreign Policy Score 12% 2000 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions 25% 2000 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions 25% 1999 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 20% 1999 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 20% 1999 NARAL Pro-Choice America - Positions 0% 1999 National Journal - Liberal on Economic Policy Score 46% 1999 National Journal - Liberal on Social Policy Score 19% 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 15% 1998 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 15% 1998 National Journal - Liberal on Social Policy Score 3% 1998 National Journal - Liberal on Defense/Foreign Policy Score 7% 1998 National Journal - Liberal on Economic Policy Score 41% 1998 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions 60% 1998 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions 60% 1997-1998 National Committee for an Effective Congress - Positions 35% 1997-1998 National Committee for an Effective Congress - Positions 35% 1997 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 10% 1997 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 10% 1997 NARAL Pro-Choice America - Positions 0% 1996 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 15% 1996 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 15% 1996 NARAL Pro-Choice America - Positions 0% 1996 National Journal - Liberal on Social Policy Score 14% 1996 National Journal - Liberal on Foreign\Defense Policy 41% 1996 National Journal - Liberal on Economic Policy Score 42% 1996 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions 27% 1996 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions 27% 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 50% 1995 The Libertarian Party - Positions 40% 1995 The Libertarian Party - Positions 45%

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