Senator Mark Lunsford Pryor's Special Interest Group Ratings

Biographical

Full Name: Mark Lunsford Pryor
Current Office: U.S. Senate - Sr, Democratic
First Elected: 11/05/2002
Last Elected: 11/04/2008
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic for U.S. Senate
Primary May 20, 2014
General Nov. 4, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Jill; 2 Children: Adams, Porter
Birth Date: 01/10/1963
Birth Place: Fayetteville, AR
Home City: Little Rock, AR
Religion: Christian
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2014 Alzheimer's Impact Movement - Positions 0% 2013-2014 National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association - Positions 100% 2013 Alliance for Retired Americans - Positions 90% 2013 Alliance for Retired Americans - Lifetime Score 92% 2012 Service Employees International Union (SEIU) - Positions 85% 2011 Alliance for Retired Americans - Positions 80% 2009-2010 Alzheimer's Impact Movement - Positions 33% 2009-2010 Service Employees International Union (SEIU) - Positions 72% 2009 Service Employees International Union (SEIU) - Positions 75% 2008 Alliance for Retired Americans - Lifetime Score 97% 2008 Alliance for Retired Americans - Positions 100% 2008 Service Employees International Union (SEIU) - Positions 75% 2007-2008 The American Geriatrics Society - Elderly Health Advocacy Score B+ 2007 Alliance for Retired Americans - Positions 100% 2007 Service Employees International Union (SEIU) - Positions 66% 2006 Alliance for Retired Americans - Positions 90% 2006 Service Employees International Union (SEIU) - Positions 88% 2006 The Retired Enlisted Association - Retired Military Benefits Issues Score 53% 2005-2006 National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association - Positions 100% 2005 Alliance for Retired Americans - Positions 100% 2005 Service Employees International Union (SEIU) - Positions 77% 2004 Alliance for Retired Americans - Positions 100% 2004 Service Employees International Union (SEIU) - Positions 100% 2003-2004 National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association - Positions 100% 2003-2004 Retire Safe - Positions 0% 2003 Alliance for Retired Americans - Positions 90% 2003 Leading Age - Positions 89% 2003 Service Employees International Union (SEIU) - Positions 100%

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