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Aaron Schock

Aaron Schock's Ratings and Endorsements on Issue: Government Operations

Full Name: Aaron Schock
Current Office: U.S. House - District 18, Republican
First Elected: 11/04/2008
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Republican for U.S. House - District 18
General Nov. 4, 2014
Primary March 18, 2014

Government Operations

2013 Bread for the World - Positions 40%
2013 FreedomWorks - Positions 60%
2013 The Club for Growth - Positions 48%
2013 The Club for Growth - Positions (lifetime) 58%
2012 Alliance for Retired Americans - Lifetime Score 6%
2012 Alliance for Retired Americans - Positions 0%
2012 Bread for the World - Positions 25%
2012 FreedomWorks - Positions 25%
2012 National Taxpayers Union - Positions on Tax and Spending 65%
2012 National Taxpayers Union - Positions on Tax and Spending 65%
2012 Sargent Shriver National Center on Poverty Law - Positions 29%
2012 Service Employees International Union (SEIU) - Positions 4%
2011 Alliance for Retired Americans - Positions 0%
2011 Citizens Against Government Waste - Positions 46%
2011 Citizens Against Government Waste - Positions 46%
2011 FreedomWorks - Positions 61%
2011 National Taxpayers Union - Positions on Tax and Spending 66%
2011 National Taxpayers Union - Positions on Tax and Spending 66%
2011 Sargent Shriver National Center on Poverty Law - Positions 18%
2011 The Club for Growth - Positions 44%
2010 Citizens Against Government Waste - Positions 86%
2010 Citizens Against Government Waste - Positions 86%
2010 FreedomWorks - Positions 83%
2010 Sargent Shriver National Center on Poverty Law - Positions 31%
2010 The Club for Growth - Positions 72%
2009-2010 American Immigration Lawyers Association - U.S. House Score 0%
2009-2010 National Tax Limitation Committee - Positions 87%
2009-2010 Service Employees International Union (SEIU) - Positions 6%
2009 Alliance for Retired Americans - Positions 10%
2009 Alliance for Retired Americans - Lifetime Score 10%
2009 Citizens Against Government Waste - Positions 53%
2009 Citizens Against Government Waste - Positions 53%
2009 FreedomWorks - Positions 86%
2009 Heritage Alliance - Positions 70%
2009 National Taxpayers Union - Positions 70%
2009 National Taxpayers Union - Positions 70%
2009 Republican Liberty Caucus - Economic Liberties Score 76%
2009 Republican Liberty Caucus - Positions on Personal Liberties 51%
2009 Sargent Shriver National Center on Poverty Law - Positions 33
2009 Service Employees International Union (SEIU) - Positions 9%
2009 The Club for Growth - Positions 72%
2008 Americans for Fair Taxation - Positions on the FairTax 0
2007 Illinois Civil Justice League - Positions 25
2005 Illinois Public Interest Research Group - Positions 91%

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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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