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Frank 'Jim' James Sensenbrenner, Jr.

Frank 'Jim' James Sensenbrenner, Jr.'s Ratings and Endorsements on Issue: Animals and Wildlife

Full Name: Frank 'Jim' James Sensenbrenner, Jr.
Current Office: U.S. House - District 5, Republican
First Elected: 11/07/1978
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Announced, Republican for U.S. House - District 5
Primary Aug. 12, 2014

Animals and Wildlife

2013 American Veterinary Medical Assoctiation - Positions on Professional Advocacy 0%
2013 Animal Welfare Institute - Compassion Index 0%
2013 Defenders of Wildlife Action Fund - Positions 33%
2013 Food Policy Action - Positions 23%
2013 The Humane Society Legislative Fund - Positions 11%
2012 Sierra Club - Positions on Clean water (House Only) 0%
2012 Sportsmen and Animal Owner's Voting Alliance - Positions 100%
2012 The Humane Society Legislative Fund - Positions 18%
2011-2012 Defenders of Wildlife Action Fund - Positions 0%
2011-2012 Food Policy Action - Positions 36%
2011 American Veterinary Medical Assoctiation - Positions on Professional Advocacy 33%
2011 Sierra Club - Positions on Clean Water (House Only) 0%
2011 The Humane Society Legislative Fund - Positions 25%
2010-2011 Defenders of Wildlife Action Fund - Positions 0%
2010 Sportsmen and Animal Owner's Voting Alliance - Positions 100%
2009-2010 Animal Welfare Institute - U.S. House Score 50%
2009-2010 Big Cat Rescue - House of Representatives Score 33%
2009-2010 Defenders of Wildlife Action Fund - Positions 0%
2009-2010 The Humane Society Legislative Fund - Positions 20%
2009 ConservAmerica - Positions 6
2009 Defenders of Wildlife Action Fund - Positions 0%
2009 The Humane Society Legislative Fund - Positions 8%
2008 Sportsmen and Animal Owner's Voting Alliance - Positions 100
2007-2008 Animal Welfare Institute - U.S. House Score 0%
2007-2008 Big Cat Rescue - Positions 50
2007-2008 ConservAmerica - Positions 24
2007-2008 Defenders of Wildlife Action Fund - Positions 19%
2007-2008 The Humane Society Legislative Fund - Positions on Animal Protection 8%
2007-2008 The Humane Society of the United States - Positions 8
2007-2008 The National Mining Association - Positions 50%
2007 ConservAmerica - Positions 27
2007 Defenders of Wildlife Action Fund - Positions 20%
2007 The Humane Society of the United States - Positions on Animal Protection 0
2006 ConservAmerica - Positions 33
2006 National Animal Interest Alliance Trust - Positions 100%
2006 Sportsmen and Animal Owner's Voting Alliance - Positions 100%
2005-2006 American Wilderness Coalition - Positions 50%
2005-2006 Animal Welfare Institute - U.S. House Score 0%
2005-2006 Big Cat Rescue - Positions 63%
2005-2006 Defenders of Wildlife Action Fund - Positions 26%
2005-2006 The Humane Society Legislative Fund - Positions 14
2005-2006 The Humane Society of the United States - Positions 14%
2005 American Wilderness Coalition - Positions 33%
2005 ConservAmerica - Positions 29
2005 The Humane Society of the United States - Positions 17%
2004 American Humane Association - Positions 44%
2004 American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals - Positions 44%
2004 Born Free USA - Positions 44%
2004 Defenders of Wildlife Action Fund - Positions 20%
2004 Sportsmen and Animal Owner's Voting Alliance - Positions 100%
2004 The Humane Society Legislative Fund - Positions 44
2004 The Humane Society of the United States - Positions 44
2003-2004 American Wilderness Coalition - Positions 45%
2003 American Humane Association - Positions 44%
2003 American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals - Positions 44%
2003 Animal Welfare Institute - Positions 44%
2003 Born Free USA - Positions 44%
2003 Defenders of Wildlife Action Fund - Positions 33%
2003 Doris Day Animal League - Positions 44%
2003 Sierra Club - Positions 63%
2003 The Humane Society Legislative Fund - Positions 44%
2003 The Humane Society of the United States - Positions 44%
2001-2002 American Humane Association - Positions 100%
2001-2002 American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals - Positions 100%
2001-2002 American Wilderness Coalition - Positions 0%
2001-2002 Animal Welfare Institute - Positions 100%
2001-2002 Born Free USA - Positions 100%
2001-2002 Doris Day Animal League - Positions 100%
2001-2002 The Humane Society Legislative Fund - Positions 100%
2001-2002 The Humane Society of the United States - Positions 100%
2000 Animal Welfare Institute - Positions 66%
2000 The Humane Society of the United States - Positions 63
1999-2000 The Humane Society Legislative Fund - Positions 63%
1999 The Humane Society of the United States - Positions 66%
1997 The Humane Society of the United States - Positions on Animal Protection 0%
1995-1996 The Humane Society Legislative Fund - Positions 50%
1995 The Humane Society of the United States - Positions 25%
1993-1994 The Humane Society of the United States - Positions 33%

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