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Deb Fischer

Deb Fischer's Ratings and Endorsements

Full Name: Deb Fischer
Current Office: U.S. Senate - Jr, Republican
First Elected: 11/06/2012
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2018

Business and Consumers

2014 Population Connection - Positions (Jan. 9, 2014) 0%
2014 United Food & Commercial Workers - Positions 17%
2013-2014 Associated General Contractors of America - Lifetime Scores (Environment) 100%
2013-2014 Associated General Contractors of America - Positions 71%
2013-2014 Associated General Contractors of America - Lifetime Scores 75%
2013-2014 Associated General Contractors of America - Lifetime Scores (Infrastructure) 75%
2013-2014 Associated General Contractors of America - Lifetime Scores (Labor) 50%
2013-2014 Associated General Contractors of America - Lifetime Scores (Other) 100%
2013-2014 National Association for College Admission Counseling - Positions 0%
2013-2014 National Retail Federation - Positions: Budget/Tax 50%
2013-2014 National Retail Federation - Positions: Labor 100%
2013-2014 National Retail Federation - Positions: Other (Senate Only) 100%
2013 Food Policy Action - Positions 17%
2013 International Foodservice Distributors Association - Positions 100%
2013 National Education Association - Positions 50%
2013 National Education Association - Positions 50%
2013 National Electrical Contractors Association - Positions 89%
2013 National Federation of Independent Business - Positions 100%
2013 The National Lumber and Building Material Dealers Association - Positions 100%
2013 United States Chamber of Commerce - Lifetime Score 75%
2013 United States Chamber of Commerce - Positions 75%
2012 Nebraska Chamber of Commerce & Industry - Lifetime Score 92%
2012 Nebraska Chamber of Commerce & Industry - Positions 100%
2011-2012 Nebraska National Federation of Independent Business - Positions 100%
2011-2012 Voices for Children in Nebraska - Positions 0%
2011 Nebraska Chamber of Commerce & Industry - Positions 100%
2011 Nebraska Chamber of Commerce & Industry - Lifetime Score 91%
2010 Nebraska Chamber of Commerce & Industry - Positions 86%
2009-2010 Nebraska National Federation of Independent Business - Positions 71%
2007-2008 Nebraska National Federation of Independent Business - Positions on Pro-Small Business Policy 100
2005-2006 Nebraska National Federation of Independent Business - Positions 89%

Conservative

2014 Americans for Prosperity - Lifetime Score (June 23, 2014) 78%
2014 Americans for Prosperity - Positions (Jan. 7, 2014) 81%
2014 Americans for Prosperity - Positions (June 23, 2014) 78%
2014 Americans for Prosperity - Positions (June 23, 2014) 78%
2014 Americans for Prosperity - Lifetime Score (June 23, 2014) 78%
2014 Americans for Prosperity - Positions (Jan. 7, 2014) 81%
2014 Americans for Prosperity - Lifetime Score 81%
2014 Americans for Prosperity - Lifetime Score 81%
2014 Competitive Enterprise Institute - Positions 100
2014 Heritage Action for America - Positions (Jan. 9, 2014) 64%
2014 Heritage Action for America - Positions (Jan. 9, 2014) 64%
2014 Heritage Action for America - Positions (Jan. 9, 2014) 64%
2014 The John Birch Society - Positions 70%
2014 The John Birch Society - Lifetime Score 70%
2014 The John Birch Society - Lifetime Score 70%
2014 The John Birch Society - Positions 70%
2013-2014 Campaign for Working Families - Positions 100%
2013-2014 Campaign for Working Families - Positions 100%
2013-2014 Eagle Forum - Positions 80%
2013-2014 Eagle Forum - Positions 80%
2013 American Conservative Union - Lifetime Score 76%
2013 American Conservative Union - Positions 76%
2013 Competitive Enterprise Institute - Workplace Choice (August, 2013) 100%
2013 Concerned Women for America - Positions 90%
2013 Concerned Women for America - Positions 90%
2013 Eagle Forum - Positions 66%
2013 Eagle Forum - Positions 66%
2013 FreedomWorks - Positions 68%
2013 National Journal - Conservative (Composite) 77%
2013 National Journal - Conservative on Foreign Policy 76%
2013 National Journal - Conservative on Economic Policy 78%
2013 National Journal - Conservative on Social Policy 74%
2013 The Club for Growth - Positions 74%
2013 The Club for Growth - Positions (lifetime) 74%
2013 The John Birch Society - Positions 60%
2013 The John Birch Society - Positions 60%
2013 The New American - Positions on Conservative Issues 70

How to Interpret these Evaluations

Project Vote Smart displays all known interest group ratings for each candidate and official, regardless of issue or bias.

Keep in mind that ratings done by special interest groups often do not represent a non-partisan stance. In addition, some groups select votes that tend to favor members of one political party over another, rather than choosing votes based solely on issues concerns. Nevertheless, they can be invaluable in showing where an incumbent has stood on a series of votes in the past one or two years, especially when ratings by groups on all sides of an issue are compared. Website links, if available, and descriptions of the organizations offering performance evaluations are accessible by clicking on the name of the group.

Most performance evaluations are displayed in a percentage format. However, some organizations present their ratings in the form of a letter grade or endorsement based on voting records, interviews, survey results and/or sources of campaign funding. For consistency and ease in understanding, Project Vote Smart converts all scores into a percentage when possible. Please visit the group's website or call 1-888-VOTESMART for more specific information.

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