Senator Heidi Heitkamp's Special Interest Group Ratings

Biographical

Full Name: Heidi Heitkamp
Current Office: U.S. Senate - Jr, Democratic-NPL
First Elected: 11/06/2012
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2018
Gender: Female
Family: Husband: Darwin; 2 Children: Ali, Nathan
Birth Date: 10/30/1955
Birth Place: Breckenridge, MN
Home City: Mandan, ND
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2014 Americans for Prosperity - Positions (June 23, 2014) 11% 2014 Americans for Prosperity - Lifetime Score (June 23, 2014) 11% 2014 Americans for Prosperity - Lifetime Score 13% 2014 Americans for Prosperity - Lifetime Score (June 23, 2014) 11% 2014 Americans for Prosperity - Positions (June 23, 2014) 11% 2014 Americans for Prosperity - Lifetime Score 13% 2014 Americans for Prosperity - Positions (Jan. 7, 2014) 13% 2014 Americans for Prosperity - Positions (Jan. 7, 2014) 13% 2014 Competitive Enterprise Institute - Positions 0 2014 Heritage Action for America - Positions (Jan. 9, 2014) 6% 2014 Heritage Action for America - Positions (Jan. 9, 2014) 6% 2014 Heritage Action for America - Positions (Jan. 9, 2014) 6% 2014 The John Birch Society - Positions 21% 2014 The John Birch Society - Positions 21% 2014 The John Birch Society - Lifetime Score 21% 2014 The John Birch Society - Lifetime Score 21% 2013-2014 Campaign for Working Families - Positions 7% 2013-2014 Campaign for Working Families - Positions 7% 2013-2014 Eagle Forum - Positions 0% 2013-2014 Eagle Forum - Positions 0% 2013 American Conservative Union - Positions 12% 2013 American Conservative Union - Lifetime Score 12% 2013 Concerned Women for America - Positions 0% 2013 Concerned Women for America - Positions 0% 2013 Eagle Forum - Positions 0% 2013 Eagle Forum - Positions 0% 2013 FreedomWorks - Positions 0% 2013 National Journal - Conservative on Economic Policy 47% 2013 National Journal - Conservative (Composite) 47% 2013 National Journal - Conservative on Social Policy 51% 2013 National Journal - Conservative on Foreign Policy 42% 2013 The Club for Growth - Positions (lifetime) 2% 2013 The Club for Growth - Positions 2% 2013 The John Birch Society - Positions 40% 2013 The John Birch Society - Positions 40% 2013 The New American - Positions on Conservative Issues 21

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