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Norman 'Norm' DeValois Dicks

Norman 'Norm' DeValois Dicks's Ratings and Endorsements on Issue: Liberal

Full Name: Norman 'Norm' DeValois Dicks

Liberal

2012 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 65%
2012 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 65%
2012 NARAL Pro-Choice America - Positions 100%
2012 National Journal - House Liberal (Social) 72%
2012 National Journal - House Liberal (Foreign) 63%
2012 National Journal - House Liberal (Economic) 70%
2012 National Journal - House Liberal (Composite Score) 69%
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 49%
2011-2012 Irregular Times/Progressive Patriots/That's My Congress - Conservative Action Score 26%
2011-2012 Irregular Times/Progressive Patriots/That's My Congress - Net Congressional Score 62%
2011-2012 Irregular Times/Progressive Patriots/That's My Congress - Conservative Action Score 26%
2011-2012 Irregular Times/Progressive Patriots/That's My Congress - Liberal Action Score 49%
2011 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 80%
2011 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 80%
2011 NARAL Pro-Choice America - Positions 100%
2011 National Journal - Liberal on Economic Policy Score 79%
2011 National Journal - Liberal on Social Policy 68%
2011 National Journal - Liberal Composite Score 71%
2010 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 90%
2010 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 90%
2010 NARAL Pro-Choice America - Positions 100%
2010 National Journal - Liberal on Social Policy 61%
2010 National Journal - Liberal Composite Score 70%
2010 National Journal - Liberal on Foreign Policy Score 56%
2009-2010 Irregular Times/Progressive Patriots/That's My Congress - Regressive Action Score 11
2009-2010 Irregular Times/Progressive Patriots/That's My Congress - Regressive Action Score 11
2009-2010 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions 100%
2009-2010 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions 100%
2009 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 100%
2009 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 100%
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 100%
2009 National Journal - Composite Liberal Score 76%
2009 National Journal - Liberal on Foreign Policy Score 70%
2009 National Journal - Liberal on Economic Policy Score 75%
2009 National Journal - Liberal on Social Policy Score 75%
2009 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions 100%
2009 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions 100%
2008 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 90%
2008 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 90%
2008 National Journal - Liberal on Social Policy Score 75%
2008 National Journal - Liberal on Economic Policy Score 69%
2008 National Journal - Liberal on Foreign Policy Score 55%
2008 National Journal - Composite Liberal Score 68%
2008 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions 100%
2008 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions 100%
2007-2008 Irregular Times/Progressive Patriots/That's My Congress - Progressive Action Score 52%
2007-2008 Irregular Times/Progressive Patriots/That's My Congress - Progressive Action Score 52%
2007-2008 Irregular Times/Progressive Patriots/That's My Congress - Oath of Office Score 40%
2007-2008 Irregular Times/Progressive Patriots/That's My Congress - Oath of Office Score 40%
2007-2008 Progressive Democrats of America - Positions 44%
2007-2008 Progressive Democrats of America - Positions 44%
2007 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 95%
2007 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 95%
2007 NARAL Pro-Choice America - Positions 100%
2007 National Journal - Composite Liberal Score 72.2%
2007 National Journal - Liberal on Economic Policy Score 78%
2007 National Journal - Liberal on Foreign Policy Score 68%
2007 National Journal - Liberal on Social Policy Score 68%
2007 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions on Social Justice and Peace 65
2007 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions on Social Justice and Peace 65
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 Economic Policy Score 68%
2006 National Journal - Liberal on Social Policy Score 77%
2006 National Journal - Composite Liberal Score 69.3%
2006 National Journal - Liberal on Foreign Policy Score 62%
2006 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions 90%
2006 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions 90%
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 70%
2005-2006 Freedom Democrats - Positions on Economic Issues 8%
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 85%
2005 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 85%
2005 Hope for Peace and Justice - Positions 100
2005 NARAL Pro-Choice America - Positions 100%
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 75%
2005 National Journal - Composite Liberal Score 70%
2005 National Journal - Liberal on Foreign Policy Score 60%
2005 National Journal - Liberal on Social Policy Score 73%
2005 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions 83%
2005 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions 83%
2004 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 85%
2004 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 85%
2004 NARAL Pro-Choice America - Positions 100%
2004 National Journal - Liberal on Economic Policy Score 64%
2004 National Journal - Liberal on Social Policy Score 72%
2004 National Journal - Liberal on Foreign Policy Score 78%
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 0%
2003-2004 Radical Middle - Positions 15%
2003 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 90%
2003 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 90%
2003 NARAL Pro-Choice America - Positions 100%
2003 National Committee for an Effective Congress - Positions 85%
2003 National Committee for an Effective Congress - Positions 85%
2003 National Journal - Liberal on Economic Policy Score 66%
2003 National Journal - Composite Liberal Score 67%
2003 National Journal - Liberal on Foreign Policy Score 57%
2003 National Journal - Liberal on Social Policy Score 77%
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 80%
2002 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 80%
2002 National Journal - Composite Liberal Score 71%
2002 National Journal - Liberal on Social Policy Score 74%
2002 National Journal - Liberal on Economic Policy Score 73%
2002 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions 50%
2002 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions 50%
2001-2002 National Committee for an Effective Congress - Positions 80%
2001-2002 National Committee for an Effective Congress - Positions 80%
2001-2002 People for the American Way - Positions 94%
2001-2002 People for the American Way - Positions 94%
2001-2002 Radical Middle - Positions 25%
2001 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 90%
2001 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 90%
2001 NARAL Pro-Choice America - Positions 100%
2001 National Committee for an Effective Congress - Positions 81%
2001 National Committee for an Effective Congress - Positions 81%
2001 National Journal - Liberal on Foreign Policy Score 61%
2001 National Journal - Liberal on Social Policy Score 68%
2000 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 80%
2000 NARAL Pro-Choice America - Positions 100%
2000 National Journal - Liberal on Foreign Policy Score 69%
2000 National Journal - Liberal on Social Policy Score 77%
2000 National Journal - Liberal on Economic Policy Score 85%
2000 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions 50%
2000 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions 50%
1999 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 90%
1999 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 90%
1999 NARAL Pro-Choice America - Positions 100%
1999 National Journal - Liberal on Social Policy Score 78%
1999 National Journal - Liberal on Economic Policy Score 69%
1999 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions 73%
1999 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions 73%
1998 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 95%
1998 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 95%
1998 National Journal - Liberal on Social Policy Score 72%
1998 National Journal - Liberal on Defense/Foreign Policy Score 90%
1998 National Journal - Liberal on Economic Policy Score 79%
1998 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions 73%
1998 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions 73%
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 70%
1997 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 70%
1997 NARAL Pro-Choice America - Positions 100%
1996 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 65%
1996 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 65%
1996 NARAL Pro-Choice America - Positions 100%
1996 National Journal - Liberal on Economic Policy Score 75%
1996 National Journal - Liberal on Foreign\Defense Policy 61%
1996 National Journal - Liberal on Social Policy Score 72%
1996 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions 67%
1996 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions 67%
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 30%
1995 The Libertarian Party - Positions 10%
1995 The Libertarian Party - Positions 20%

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