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Richard 'Rick' Renzi

Richard 'Rick' Renzi's Ratings and Endorsements on Issue: Health and Health Care

Full Name: Richard 'Rick' Renzi

Health and Health Care

2008 Academy of General Dentistry - Positions 100%
2008 American Public Health Association - Positions 78%
2008 National Association of Social Workers - Positions 0%
2008 The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society - U.S. House Score 100%
2007-2008 American Hospital Association - Positions 43%
2007-2008 National Association for Addiction Professionals (formerly National Association of Alcohol and Drug Abuse Counselors) - Positions 100%
2007-2008 National Right to Life Committee - Positions 85%
2007 Academy of General Dentistry - Positions (House Only) 100%
2007 Alliance For Headache Disorders Advocacy - Positions 50%
2007 American Academy of Family Physicians - Positions 100%
2007 American Public Health Association - Positions 45%
2007 American Society for Radiation Oncology - Positions 0%
2007 Association of University Centers on Disabilities - Positions 40%
2007 Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance - Positions 100
2007 League of Women Voters - Children's Health Issues Score 100%
2007 National Association of Social Workers - Positions 66%
2007 The Children's Health Fund - Positions 100%
2006 American Public Health Association - Positions 20%
2006 National Association of Social Workers - Positions on Professional Advocacy 60
2006 Planned Parenthood Action Fund - Positions 0%
2005-2006 AIDS United - Positions 0%
2005-2006 American Academy of Emergency Medicine - Positions 100%
2005-2006 American Hospital Association - Positions 33%
2005-2006 American Nurses Association - Positions 0%
2005-2006 National Association for Addiction Professionals (formerly National Association of Alcohol and Drug Abuse Counselors) - Positions 100%
2005-2006 National Breast Cancer Coalition - Positions 25%
2005-2006 National Family Planning & Reproductive Health Association - Positions 7%
2005-2006 National Right to Life Committee - Positions 100%
2005-2006 National Rural Health Association - Positions 50%
2005-2006 St. Joseph Health System - Positions 16%
2005 American Public Health Association - Positions 38%
2005 Parkinsons Action Network - Positions 0%
2005 The American College of Physicians - Positions 100%
2004 American College of Emergency Physicians - Positions 100%
2004 American Public Health Association - Positions 56%
2004 Citizens for Health - Whole Person Health Rating - Whole Person Health Score 50%
2003-2004 American Academy of Emergency Medicine - Positions 100%
2003-2004 National Breast Cancer Coalition - Positions 0%
2003-2004 National Right to Life Committee - Positions 100%
2003-2004 National Rural Health Association - Positions 100%
2003 American College of Emergency Physicians - Positions 100%
2003 American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists - Positions 100%
2003 American Public Health Association - Positions 11%
2003 American Society of Anesthesiologists - Positions 100%
2003 Global AIDS Alliance - Positions 25%
2002 Planned Parenthood Action Fund - Positions 0%
1995-2004 National Family Planning & Reproductive Health Association - Positions 0%
1995-2003 Planned Parenthood Action Fund - Positions 0%

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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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