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John Yancey McGill

John Yancey McGill's Ratings and Endorsements

Full Name: John Yancey McGill
Current Office: Lieutenant Governor, Democratic
First Elected: 06/2014

Business and Consumers

2013 South Carolina Chamber of Commerce - Positions 87%
2012 South Carolina Business and Industry Political Education Committee - Positions 50
2012 South Carolina Chamber of Commerce - Positions 79%
2011-2012 South Carolina National Federation of Independent Business - Positions 88%
2011 South Carolina Business and Industry Political Education Committee - Positions 75
2011 South Carolina Chamber of Commerce - Positions 86%
2010 South Carolina Business and Industry Political Education Committee - Positions 64.75
2009-2010 South Carolina National Federation of Independent Business - Positions 100%
2009 South Carolina Chamber of Commerce - Positions 88%
2008 South Carolina Business and Industry Political Education Committee - Positions on Pro-Business Policy 72.14
2008 South Carolina Chamber of Commerce - Positions on Pro-Business Policy 92
2007 South Carolina Business and Industry Political Education Committee - Positions 0
2006 South Carolina Business and Industry Political Education Committee - Positions on Pro-Business Policy 65.10
2005-2006 South Carolina Chamber of Commerce - Positions 78%
2005 South Carolina Chamber of Commerce - Positions 80%
2003 South Carolina Business and Industry Political Education Committee - Positions 33%
2001-2002 South Carolina Business and Industry Political Education Committee - Positions 0%
2001-2002 South Carolina National Federation of Independent Business - Positions 0%
1993-1996 South Carolina Business and Industry Political Education Committee - Positions 48%

Marriage, Family, and Children

2011-2012 Palmetto Family Alliance - Positions 80%

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