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John Barrow

John Barrow's Ratings and Endorsements on Issue: Liberal

Full Name: John Barrow
Current Office: U.S. House - District 12, Democratic
First Elected: 11/02/2004
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic for U.S. House - District 12
General Nov. 4, 2014
Primary May 20, 2014

Liberal

2013-2014 Irregular Times/Progressive Patriots/That's My Congress - Net Congressional Score (Jan. 13, 2014) 43%
2013-2014 Irregular Times/Progressive Patriots/That's My Congress - Net Congressional Score (Jan. 13, 2014) 43%
2013-2014 Progressive Punch - Lifetime Score 67%
2013-2014 Progressive Punch - Crucial Votes 23%
2013-2014 Progressive Punch - Overall Positions 55%
2013-2014 Progressive Punch - Overall Positions 55%
2013-2014 Progressive Punch - Crucial Votes Lifetime Score 36%
2013-2014 Progressive Punch - Lifetime Score 67%
2013-2014 Progressive Punch - Crucial Votes Lifetime Score 36%
2013-2014 Progressive Punch - Crucial Votes 23%
2013 National Journal - Liberal on Social Policy 54%
2013 National Journal - Liberal on Economic Policy 54%
2013 National Journal - Liberal (Composite) 52%
2012 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 20%
2012 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 20%
2012 NARAL Pro-Choice America - Positions 50%
2012 National Journal - House Liberal (Economic) 54%
2012 National Journal - House Liberal (Foreign) 54%
2012 National Journal - House Liberal (Composite Score) 55%
2012 National Journal - House Liberal (Social) 56%
2012 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions 50%
2012 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions 50%
2011-2012 Irregular Times/Progressive Patriots/That's My Congress - Conservative Action Score 47%
2011-2012 Irregular Times/Progressive Patriots/That's My Congress - Conservative Action Score 47%
2011-2012 Irregular Times/Progressive Patriots/That's My Congress - Liberal Action Score 30%
2011-2012 Irregular Times/Progressive Patriots/That's My Congress - Net Congressional Score 42%
2011-2012 Irregular Times/Progressive Patriots/That's My Congress - Liberal Action Score 30%
2011 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 50%
2011 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 50%
2011 NARAL Pro-Choice America - Positions 100%
2011 National Journal - Liberal on Economic Policy Score 57%
2011 National Journal - Liberal Composite Score 58%
2011 National Journal - Liberal on Social Policy 58%
2010 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 65%
2010 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 65%
2010 NARAL Pro-Choice America - Positions 0%
2010 National Journal - Liberal on Social Policy 42%
2010 National Journal - Liberal Composite Score 49%
2010 National Journal - Liberal on Foreign Policy Score 49%
2009-2010 Irregular Times/Progressive Patriots/That's My Congress - Regressive Action Score 19
2009-2010 Irregular Times/Progressive Patriots/That's My Congress - Regressive Action Score 19
2009-2010 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions 50%
2009-2010 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions 50%
2009 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 75%
2009 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 75%
2009 Irregular Times/Progressive Patriots/That's My Congress - Progressive Action Score 21%
2009 Irregular Times/Progressive Patriots/That's My Congress - Progressive Action Score 21%
2009 NARAL Pro-Choice America - Positions 50%
2009 National Journal - Liberal on Economic Policy Score 52%
2009 National Journal - Composite Liberal Score 47%
2009 National Journal - Liberal on Foreign Policy Score 42%
2009 National Journal - Liberal on Social Policy Score 47%
2009 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions 75%
2009 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions 75%
2008 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 75%
2008 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 75%
2008 National Journal - Liberal on Economic Policy Score 47%
2008 National Journal - Liberal on Foreign Policy Score 48%
2008 National Journal - Composite Liberal Score 48%
2008 National Journal - Liberal on Social Policy Score 48%
2008 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions 90%
2008 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions 90%
2007-2008 Irregular Times/Progressive Patriots/That's My Congress - Oath of Office Score 20%
2007-2008 Irregular Times/Progressive Patriots/That's My Congress - Oath of Office Score 20%
2007-2008 Irregular Times/Progressive Patriots/That's My Congress - Progressive Action Score 52%
2007-2008 Irregular Times/Progressive Patriots/That's My Congress - Progressive Action Score 52%
2007-2008 Progressive Democrats of America - Positions 33%
2007-2008 Progressive Democrats of America - Positions 33%
2007 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 70%
2007 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 70%
2007 NARAL Pro-Choice America - Positions 100%
2007 National Journal - Liberal on Social Policy Score 45%
2007 National Journal - Liberal on Economic Policy Score 47%
2007 National Journal - Composite Liberal Score 45.8%
2007 National Journal - Liberal on Foreign Policy Score 45%
2007 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions on Social Justice and Peace 51
2007 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions on Social Justice and Peace 51
2006 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 45%
2006 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 45%
2006 NARAL Pro-Choice America - Positions 35%
2006 National Journal - Liberal on Foreign Policy Score 52%
2006 National Journal - Composite Liberal Score 51.8%
2006 National Journal - Liberal on Economic Policy Score 54%
2006 National Journal - Liberal on Social Policy Score 49%
2006 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions 50%
2006 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions 50%
2005-2006 Campaign for America's Future - Energy Score 100%
2005-2006 Campaign for America's Future - Energy Score 100%
2005-2006 Freedom Democrats - Positions on Social Issues 30%
2005-2006 Freedom Democrats - Positions on Economic Issues 10%
2005-2006 Irregular Times/Progressive Patriots/That's My Congress - Regressive Conservative Action Score 14%
2005-2006 Irregular Times/Progressive Patriots/That's My Congress - Regressive Conservative Action Score 14%
2005 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 75%
2005 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 75%
2005 Hope for Peace and Justice - Positions 100
2005 NARAL Pro-Choice America - Positions 60%
2005 National Committee for an Effective Congress - Positions 75%
2005 National Committee for an Effective Congress - Positions 75%
2005 National Journal - Composite Liberal Score 56%
2005 National Journal - Liberal on Social Policy Score 52%
2005 National Journal - Liberal on Foreign Policy Score 53%
2005 National Journal - Liberal on Economic Policy Score 62%
2005 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions 83%
2005 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions 83%

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