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Ronald 'Ron' Ernest Paul

Ronald 'Ron' Ernest Paul's Ratings and Endorsements on Issue: Technology and Communication

Full Name: Ronald 'Ron' Ernest Paul

Technology and Communication

2012 National Electrical Contractors Association - Positions 44%
2011 National Electrical Contractors Association - Positions (House Only) 100%
2009-2010 Communications Workers of America - Positions 0%
2009 International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers - Positions 20%
2008 CNET News - Positions 88%
2007-2008 Information Technology Industry Council - Positions 0%
2007 Computer & Communications Industry Association - Positions 39%
2007 International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers - Positions 0%
2007 TechAmerica - Positions 0%
2006 CNET News - Positions 80%
2005-2006 Computer & Communications Industry Association - Positions 57%
2005-2006 Information Technology Industry Council - Positions 33%
2005-2006 National Electrical Contractors Association - Positions 56%
2005 International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers - Positions 67%
2004 Communications Workers of America - Positions 33%
2004 International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers - Positions 14%
2003-2004 Information Technology Industry Council - Positions 44%
2003-2004 National Electrical Contractors Association - Positions 69%
2003 Communications Workers of America - Positions 63%
2003 International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers - Positions 33%
2002 Communications Workers of America - Positions 33%
2002 Information Technology Industry Council - Positions 30%
2002 International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers - Positions 33%
2001-2002 Information Technology Industry Council - Lifetime Score 38%
2001-2002 National Electrical Contractors Association - Positions 76%
2001 International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers - Positions 22%
2000 Communications Workers of America - Positions 43%
2000 Information Technology Industry Council - Positions 41%
1999 Communications Workers of America - Positions 40%
1999 Information Technology Industry Council - Positions 38%
1999 International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers - Positions 0%
1998 Communications Workers of America - Positions 29%
1997 Communications Workers of America - Positions 0%

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