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Mike Pence

Mike Pence's Ratings and Endorsements on Issue: Animals and Wildlife

Full Name: Mike Pence
Current Office: Governor, Republican
First Elected: 11/06/2012
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2016

Animals and Wildlife

2012 Sierra Club - Positions on Clean water (House Only) 0%
2012 Sportsmen and Animal Owner's Voting Alliance - Positions 100%
2012 The Humane Society Legislative Fund - Positions 0%
2011-2012 Defenders of Wildlife Action Fund - Positions 0%
2011-2012 Food Policy Action - Positions 14%
2011 American Veterinary Medical Assoctiation - Positions on Professional Advocacy 50%
2011 Sierra Club - Positions on Clean Water (House Only) 0%
2011 The Humane Society Legislative Fund - Positions 0%
2010-2011 Defenders of Wildlife Action Fund - Positions 0%
2010 Sportsmen and Animal Owner's Voting Alliance - Positions 100%
2009-2010 Animal Welfare Institute - U.S. House Score 50%
2009-2010 Big Cat Rescue - House of Representatives Score 0%
2009-2010 Defenders of Wildlife Action Fund - Positions 0%
2009-2010 The Humane Society Legislative Fund - Positions 13%
2009 ConservAmerica - Positions 3
2009 Defenders of Wildlife Action Fund - Positions 0%
2009 The Humane Society Legislative Fund - Positions 0%
2008 Sportsmen and Animal Owner's Voting Alliance - Positions 25
2007-2008 Animal Welfare Institute - U.S. House Score 0%
2007-2008 Big Cat Rescue - Positions 50
2007-2008 ConservAmerica - Positions 0
2007-2008 Defenders of Wildlife Action Fund - Positions 7%
2007-2008 The Humane Society Legislative Fund - Positions on Animal Protection 8%
2007-2008 The Humane Society of the United States - Positions 8
2007-2008 The National Mining Association - Positions 66%
2007 ConservAmerica - Positions 0
2007 Defenders of Wildlife Action Fund - Positions 10%
2007 The Humane Society of the United States - Positions on Animal Protection 17
2006 ConservAmerica - Positions 17
2006 National Animal Interest Alliance Trust - Positions 0%
2006 Sportsmen and Animal Owner's Voting Alliance - Positions 0%
2005-2006 American Wilderness Coalition - Positions 0%
2005-2006 Animal Welfare Institute - U.S. House Score 33%
2005-2006 Big Cat Rescue - Positions 63%
2005-2006 Defenders of Wildlife Action Fund - Positions 0%
2005-2006 The Humane Society Legislative Fund - Positions 56
2005-2006 The Humane Society of the United States - Positions 56%
2005 American Wilderness Coalition - Positions 0%
2005 ConservAmerica - Positions 8
2005 The Humane Society of the United States - Positions 50%
2004 American Humane Association - Positions 22%
2004 American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals - Positions 22%
2004 Born Free USA - Positions 22%
2004 Defenders of Wildlife Action Fund - Positions 0%
2004 Sportsmen and Animal Owner's Voting Alliance - Positions 100%
2004 The Humane Society Legislative Fund - Positions 22
2004 The Humane Society of the United States - Positions 22
2003-2004 American Wilderness Coalition - Positions 0%
2003 American Humane Association - Positions 22%
2003 American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals - Positions 22%
2003 Animal Welfare Institute - Positions 22%
2003 Born Free USA - Positions 22%
2003 Defenders of Wildlife Action Fund - Positions 7%
2003 Doris Day Animal League - Positions 22%
2003 Sierra Club - Positions 0%
2003 The Humane Society Legislative Fund - Positions 22%
2003 The Humane Society of the United States - Positions 22%
2001-2002 American Humane Association - Positions 0%
2001-2002 American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals - Positions 0%
2001-2002 American Wilderness Coalition - Positions 0%
2001-2002 Animal Welfare Institute - Positions 0%
2001-2002 Born Free USA - Positions 0%
2001-2002 Doris Day Animal League - Positions 0%
2001-2002 The Humane Society Legislative Fund - Positions 0%
2001-2002 The Humane Society of the United States - Positions 0%

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