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Thomas 'Tom' M. Apodaca

Thomas 'Tom' M. Apodaca's Ratings and Endorsements

Full Name: Thomas 'Tom' M. Apodaca
Current Office: State Senate - District 48, Republican
First Elected: 11/05/2002
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Republican for State Senate - District 48
General Nov. 4, 2014

Environment

2013 Environment North Carolina - Lifetime Score 36%
2013 Environment North Carolina - Positions 0%
2013 North Carolina League of Conservation Voters - Positions 0%
2013 North Carolina League of Conservation Voters - Lifetime Positions 40%
2012 North Carolina League of Conservation Voters - Lifetime Score 48%
2012 North Carolina League of Conservation Voters - Positions 8%
2011 Environment North Carolina - Lifetime Score 47%
2011 Environment North Carolina - Positions 0%
2011 North Carolina League of Conservation Voters - Lifetime Score 54%
2011 North Carolina League of Conservation Voters - Positions 8%
2010 Environment North Carolina - Lifetime Score 56%
2010 North Carolina League of Conservation Voters - Positions 63%
2009-2010 Environment North Carolina - Positions 56%
2009-2010 North Carolina League of Conservation Voters - Positions 66%
2009 Environment North Carolina - Positions 50%
2009 Environment North Carolina - Lifetime Score 54%
2009 North Carolina League of Conservation Voters - Positions 70%
2008 Environment North Carolina - Lifetime Score 56%
2008 Environment North Carolina - Positions 40%
2007-2008 North Carolina League of Conservation Voters - Positions 44%
2007 Environment North Carolina - Positions on Environmental Conservation 60
2007 North Carolina League of Conservation Voters - Positions on Environmental Conservation 50
2006 Environment North Carolina - Positions on Environmental Conservation 67
2006 North Carolina League of Conservation Voters - Positions 67%
2005-2006 North Carolina League of Conservation Voters - Positions 69%
2005 Environment North Carolina - Positions 57%
2005 North Carolina League of Conservation Voters - Positions 71%
2003-2004 North Carolina League of Conservation Voters - Positions 59%
2003 North Carolina League of Conservation Voters - Positions 50%

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