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Luke Messer

Luke Messer's Ratings and Endorsements

Full Name: Luke Messer
Current Office: U.S. House - District 6, Republican
First Elected: 11/06/2012
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014

Business and Consumers

2014 Population Connection - Positions (Jan. 9, 2014) 0%
2014 United Food & Commercial Workers - Positions 14%
2013-2014 Associated General Contractors of America - Lifetime Scores (Environment) 100%
2013-2014 Associated General Contractors of America - Lifetime Scores (Infrastructure) 50%
2013-2014 Associated General Contractors of America - Lifetime Scores (Labor) 100%
2013-2014 Associated General Contractors of America - Lifetime Scores 73%
2013-2014 Associated General Contractors of America - Positions 72%
2013-2014 Associated General Contractors of America - Lifetime Scores (Other) 0%
2013-2014 National Association for College Admission Counseling - Positions 0%
2013-2014 National Retail Federation - Positions: Budget/Tax 100%
2013-2014 National Retail Federation - Positions: Labor 100%
2013-2014 National Retail Federation - Positions: Healthcare (House Only) 100%
2013 Food Policy Action - Positions 8%
2013 International Foodservice Distributors Association - Positions 100%
2013 National Education Association - Positions 0%
2013 National Education Association - Positions 0%
2013 National Electrical Contractors Association - Positions 63%
2013 National Federation of Independent Business - Positions 100%
2013 The National Lumber and Building Material Dealers Association - Positions 100%
2013 United States Chamber of Commerce - Positions 85%
2013 United States Chamber of Commerce - Lifetime Score 85%
2006 Citizens Action Coalition of Indiana - Positions 50%
2006 Indiana Chamber of Commerce - Positions 96%
2005-2006 Indiana National Federation of Independent Business - Positions 100%
2005 Indiana Chamber of Commerce - Positions 97%
2004 Indiana Chamber of Commerce - Positions 88%
2003-2004 Indiana National Federation of Independent Business - Positions 100%

Conservative

2014 Americans for Prosperity - Lifetime Score 80%
2014 Americans for Prosperity - Positions (Jan. 7, 2014) 80%
2014 Americans for Prosperity - Lifetime Score 80%
2014 Americans for Prosperity - Positions (June 23, 2014) 67%
2014 Americans for Prosperity - Positions (Jan. 7, 2014) 80%
2014 Americans for Prosperity - Positions (June 23, 2014) 67%
2014 Americans for Prosperity - Lifetime Score (June 23, 2014) 67%
2014 Americans for Prosperity - Lifetime Score (June 23, 2014) 67%
2014 Competitive Enterprise Institute - Positions 100
2014 Heritage Action for America - Positions (Jan. 9, 2014) 73%
2014 Heritage Action for America - Positions (Jan. 9, 2014) 73%
2014 Heritage Action for America - Positions (Jan. 9, 2014) 73%
2014 The John Birch Society - Lifetime Score 65%
2014 The John Birch Society - Positions 65%
2014 The John Birch Society - Lifetime Score 65%
2014 The John Birch Society - Positions 65%
2013-2014 Campaign for Working Families - Positions 100%
2013-2014 Campaign for Working Families - Positions 100%
2013-2014 Eagle Forum - Positions 57%
2013-2014 Eagle Forum - Positions 57%
2013 American Conservative Union - Positions 88%
2013 American Conservative Union - Lifetime Score 88%
2013 Competitive Enterprise Institute - Workplace Choice (August, 2013) 100%
2013 Concerned Women for America - Positions 92%
2013 Concerned Women for America - Positions 92%
2013 Eagle Forum - Positions 33%
2013 Eagle Forum - Positions 33%
2013 FreedomWorks - Positions 67%
2013 National Journal - Conservative on Foreign Policy 95%
2013 National Journal - Conservative on Economic Policy 88%
2013 National Journal - Conservative on Social Policy 67%
2013 National Journal - Conservative (Composite) 85%
2013 The Club for Growth - Positions (lifetime) 81%
2013 The Club for Growth - Positions 81%
2013 The John Birch Society - Positions 70%
2013 The John Birch Society - Positions 70%
2013 The New American - Positions on Conservative Issues 65
2006 Advance America - Positions on Conservative Issues 100%
2005 Advance America - Positions on Conservative Issues 100%
2004 Advance America - Positions 100%

Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity

2014 Human Rights Campaign - Positions on Marriage 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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