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Joe Donnelly, Sr.

Joe Donnelly, Sr.'s Ratings and Endorsements on Issue: Liberal

Full Name: Joe Donnelly, Sr.
Current Office: U.S. Senate - Jr, Democratic
First Elected: 11/06/2012
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2018

Liberal

2013-2014 Irregular Times/Progressive Patriots/That's My Congress - Net Congressional Score (Jan. 13, 2014) 46%
2013-2014 Irregular Times/Progressive Patriots/That's My Congress - Net Congressional Score (Jan. 13, 2014) 46%
2013-2014 Progressive Punch - Lifetime Score 84%
2013-2014 Progressive Punch - Crucial Votes 63%
2013-2014 Progressive Punch - Overall Positions 84%
2013-2014 Progressive Punch - Crucial Votes Lifetime Score 63%
2013-2014 Progressive Punch - Crucial Votes 63%
2013-2014 Progressive Punch - Lifetime Score 84%
2013-2014 Progressive Punch - Crucial Votes Lifetime Score 63%
2013-2014 Progressive Punch - Overall Positions 84%
2013 National Journal - Liberal (Composite) 48%
2013 National Journal - Liberal on Social Policy 47%
2013 National Journal - Liberal on Economic Policy 49%
2012 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 25%
2012 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 25%
2012 NARAL Pro-Choice America - Positions 0%
2012 National Journal - House Liberal (Economic) 57%
2012 National Journal - House Liberal (Composite Score) 58%
2012 National Journal - House Liberal (Social) 58%
2012 National Journal - House Liberal (Foreign) 58%
2012 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions 58%
2012 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions 58%
2011-2012 Irregular Times/Progressive Patriots/That's My Congress - Liberal Action Score 23%
2011-2012 Irregular Times/Progressive Patriots/That's My Congress - Conservative Action Score 51%
2011-2012 Irregular Times/Progressive Patriots/That's My Congress - Conservative Action Score 51%
2011-2012 Irregular Times/Progressive Patriots/That's My Congress - Liberal Action Score 23%
2011-2012 Irregular Times/Progressive Patriots/That's My Congress - Net Congressional Score 36%
2011 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 55%
2011 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 55%
2011 NARAL Pro-Choice America - Positions 20%
2011 National Journal - Liberal on Social Policy 56%
2011 National Journal - Liberal on Economic Policy Score 58%
2011 National Journal - Liberal Composite Score 57%
2010 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 60%
2010 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 60%
2010 NARAL Pro-Choice America - Positions 0%
2010 National Journal - Liberal Composite Score 45%
2010 National Journal - Liberal on Foreign Policy Score 45%
2010 National Journal - Liberal on Social Policy 42%
2009-2010 Irregular Times/Progressive Patriots/That's My Congress - Regressive Action Score 22
2009-2010 Irregular Times/Progressive Patriots/That's My Congress - Regressive Action Score 22
2009-2010 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions 83%
2009-2010 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions 83%
2009 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 70%
2009 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 70%
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 0%
2009 National Journal - Liberal on Foreign Policy Score 43%
2009 National Journal - Composite Liberal Score 44%
2009 National Journal - Liberal on Social Policy Score 42%
2009 National Journal - Liberal on Economic Policy Score 47%
2009 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions 91%
2009 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions 91%
2008 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 70%
2008 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 70%
2008 National Journal - Liberal on Economic Policy Score 48%
2008 National Journal - Liberal on Social Policy Score 46%
2008 National Journal - Composite Liberal Score 48%
2008 National Journal - Liberal on Foreign Policy Score 48%
2008 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions 83%
2008 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions 83%
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 48%
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 48%
2007-2008 Progressive Democrats of America - Positions 44%
2007-2008 Progressive Democrats of America - Positions 44%
2007 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 85%
2007 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 85%
2007 NARAL Pro-Choice America - Positions 0%
2007 National Journal - Composite Liberal Score 47%
2007 National Journal - Liberal on Foreign Policy Score 46%
2007 National Journal - Liberal on Economic Policy Score 48%
2007 National Journal - Liberal on Social Policy Score 46%
2007 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions on Social Justice and Peace 56
2007 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions on Social Justice and Peace 56
2005-2006 Irregular Times/Progressive Patriots/That's My Congress - Regressive Conservative Action Score 29%
2005-2006 Irregular Times/Progressive Patriots/That's My Congress - Regressive Conservative Action Score 29%

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