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Thomas 'Tom' M. Barrett

Thomas 'Tom' M. Barrett's Ratings and Endorsements on Issue: Social

Full Name: Thomas 'Tom' M. Barrett
Current Office: Mayor (Milwaukee, WI) - At-Large, Democratic
Last Elected: 2000
Next Election: 2002

Social

2002 Eagle Forum - Positions 23%
2001-2002 National Committee for an Effective Congress - Positions 90%
2001 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 95%
2001 Americans United for the Separation of Church and State - Positions 88%
2001 Children's Defense Fund - Positions 91%
2001 Family Research Council - Positions on Conservative Issues 10%
2001 Family Research Council - Positions on Conservative Issues 10%
2001 NARAL Pro-Choice America - Positions 100%
2001 National Committee for an Effective Congress - Positions 87%
2001 National Journal - Liberal on Social Policy Score 90%
2001 The John Birch Society - Positions 15%
2001 The John Birch Society - Positions 15%
2000 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 100%
2000 Bread for the World - Positions 100%
2000 Children's Defense Fund - Positions 100%
2000 Concerned Women for America - Positions 25%
2000 Concerned Women for America - Positions 25%
2000 Family Research Council - Positions 100%
2000 Family Research Council - Positions 100%
2000 Legion for the Survival of Freedom, Inc. (formerly Liberty Lobby) - Positions 0%
2000 NARAL Pro-Choice America - Positions 75%
2000 National Journal - Conservative on Social Policy Score 24%
2000 National Journal - Liberal on Social Policy Score 74%
2000 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions 92%
2000 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions 92%
2000 Republican Liberty Caucus - Positions 42%
2000 The John Birch Society - Positions 22%
2000 The John Birch Society - Positions 22%
1999-2000 Christian Coalition of America - Positions 7%
1999-2000 Christian Coalition of America - Positions 7%
1999-2000 Home School Legal Defense Association - Positions 20%
1999-2000 National Right to Life Committee - Positions 5%
1999 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 100%
1999 Bread for the World - Positions 100%
1999 Children's Defense Fund - Positions 100%
1999 Legion for the Survival of Freedom, Inc. (formerly Liberty Lobby) - Positions 40%
1999 NARAL Pro-Choice America - Positions 100%
1999 National Journal - Conservative on Social Policy Score 0%
1999 National Journal - Liberal on Social Policy Score 87%
1999 National Right to Life Committee - Positions 0%
1999 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions 91%
1999 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions 91%
1999 The John Birch Society - Positions 20%
1999 The John Birch Society - Positions 20%
1998 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 95%
1998 Bread for the World - Positions 100%
1998 Children's Defense Fund - Positions 75%
1998 National Journal - Liberal on Social Policy Score 76%
1998 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions 80%
1998 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions 80%
1998 The John Birch Society - Positions 26%
1998 The John Birch Society - Positions 26%
1997-1998 Christian Coalition of America - Positions 13%
1997-1998 Christian Coalition of America - Positions 13%
1997-1998 Concerned Women for America - Positions 50%
1997-1998 Concerned Women for America - Positions 50%
1997-1998 National Committee for an Effective Congress - Positions 95%
1997-1998 National Right to Life Committee - Positions 20%
1997 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 90%
1997 Bread for the World - Positions 100%
1997 Children's Defense Fund - Positions 100%
1997 Christian Coalition of America - Positions 22%
1997 Christian Coalition of America - Positions 22%
1997 Legion for the Survival of Freedom, Inc. (formerly Liberty Lobby) - Positions 30%
1997 NARAL Pro-Choice America - Positions 77%
1997 National Right to Life Committee - Positions 25%
1997 The John Birch Society - Positions 30%
1997 The John Birch Society - Positions 30%
1996 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 85%
1996 Bread for the World - Positions on Addressing World Hunger 100%
1996 Children's Defense Fund - Positions 100%
1996 NARAL Pro-Choice America - Positions 75%
1996 National Journal - Conservative on Social Policy Score 21%
1996 National Journal - Liberal on Social Policy Score 78%
1996 National Right to Life Committee - Positions 22%
1996 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions 100%
1996 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions 100%
1995-1996 Christian Coalition of America - Positions 13%
1995-1996 Christian Coalition of America - Positions 13%
1995-1996 Concerned Women for America - Positions 0%
1995-1996 Concerned Women for America - Positions 0%
1995-1996 National Committee for an Effective Congress - Positions 90%
1995-1996 The John Birch Society - Positions 39%
1995-1996 The John Birch Society - Positions 39%
1995 Legion for the Survival of Freedom, Inc. (formerly Liberty Lobby) - Positions 10%
1993 Legion for the Survival of Freedom, Inc. (formerly Liberty Lobby) - Positions 20%

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