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Pam Roach

Pam Roach's Ratings and Endorsements on Issue: Business and Consumers

Full Name: Pam Roach
Current Office: State Senate - District 31, Republican
First Elected: 11/06/1990
Last Elected: 11/02/2010
Next Election: 2014

Business and Consumers

2013 Association of Washington Business - Positions 95%
2013 Association of Washington Business - Labor Score 39%
2013 Association of Washington Business - Lifetime Score 84%
2012 Association of Washington Business - Positions 87%
2011-2012 Washington National Federation of Independent Business - Positions 89%
2011 Association of Washington Business - Positions 79%
2010 Association of Washington Business - Lifetime Score 83%
2010 Association of Washington Business - Positions 96%
2009-2010 Washington National Federation of Independent Business - Positions 78%
2009 Association of Washington Business - Positions 83%
2008 Association of Washington Business - Positions on Pro-Business Policy 91
2007-2008 Washington National Federation of Independent Business - Positions on Pro-Small Business Policy 100
2007 Association of Washington Business - Positions on Pro-Business Policy 70
2007 Building Industry Association of Washington - Housing Industry Advocacy Score 70
2006 Association of Washington Business - Positions 88%
2005-2006 Washington National Federation of Independent Business - Positions 88%
2005 Association of Washington Business - Positions 74%
2005 Building Industry Association of Washington - Positions 67%
2004 Association of Washington Business - Positions 85%
2003-2004 Washington National Federation of Independent Business - Positions 92%
2003 Association of Washington Business - Positions 95%
2002 Association of Washington Business - Positions 75%
2001-2002 Washington National Federation of Independent Business - Positions 73%
2001 Association of Washington Business - State Senate Score 88%
1999-2000 Washington National Federation of Independent Business - Positions 73%
1997-1998 Washington National Federation of Independent Business - Positions 100%

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