Representative Steven Horsford's Special Interest Group Ratings

Biographical

Full Name: Steven Horsford
Current Office: U.S. House - District 4, Democratic
First Elected: 11/06/2012
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic for U.S. House - District 4
General Nov. 4, 2014
Primary June 10, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Sonya; 3 Children: Benjamin, Bryson, Ella
Birth Date: 04/29/1973
Birth Place: Las Vegas
Home City: North Las Vegas, NV
Russell Best

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Independent American

Steven Brown

(Running)

Libertarian

Cresent Hardy

(Running)

Republican

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Business and Consumers

2014 Population Connection - Positions (Jan. 9, 2014) 100% 2014 United Food & Commercial Workers - Positions 100% 2013-2014 Associated General Contractors of America - Positions 50% 2013-2014 Associated General Contractors of America - Lifetime Scores (Other) 100% 2013-2014 Associated General Contractors of America - Lifetime Scores (Labor) 0% 2013-2014 Associated General Contractors of America - Lifetime Scores (Infrastructure) 75% 2013-2014 Associated General Contractors of America - Lifetime Scores 50% 2013-2014 National Association for College Admission Counseling - Positions 33% 2013-2014 National Retail Federation - Positions: Budget/Tax 100% 2013-2014 National Retail Federation - Positions: Healthcare (House Only) 0% 2013-2014 National Retail Federation - Positions: Labor 50% 2013 Food Policy Action - Positions 92% 2013 International Foodservice Distributors Association - Positions 0% 2013 National Education Association - Positions 100% 2013 National Education Association - Positions 100% 2013 National Electrical Contractors Association - Positions 88% 2013 National Federation of Independent Business - Positions 0% 2013 Nevada National Federation of Independent Business - Positions 25% 2013 The National Lumber and Building Material Dealers Association - Positions 0% 2013 United States Chamber of Commerce - Positions 55% 2013 United States Chamber of Commerce - Lifetime Score 55% 2011 Nevada Policy Research Institute (NPRI) - Positions 36% 2009 Nevada Prosperity Project - Quality Workforce Score 11% 2009 Nevada Prosperity Project - Economic Strength Score 28% 2009 Nevada Prosperity Project - Economic Opportunity Score 44% 2007 Nevada National Federation of Independent Business - Positions on Pro-Small Business Policy 25 2007 Nevada Prosperity Project - Positions on Economic Growth and Jobs 0 2005 Nevada Prosperity Project - Positions on Economic Growth and Jobs 62

Conservative

2014 Americans for Prosperity - Lifetime Score (June 23, 2014) 10% 2014 Americans for Prosperity - Positions (June 23, 2014) 10% 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 Americans for Prosperity - Positions (June 23, 2014) 10% 2014 Americans for Prosperity - Lifetime Score 13% 2014 Americans for Prosperity - Lifetime Score (June 23, 2014) 10% 2014 Competitive Enterprise Institute - Positions 0 2014 Heritage Action for America - Positions (Jan. 9, 2014) 14% 2014 Heritage Action for America - Positions (Jan. 9, 2014) 14% 2014 Heritage Action for America - Positions (Jan. 9, 2014) 14% 2014 The John Birch Society - Lifetime Score 13% 2014 The John Birch Society - Lifetime Score 13% 2014 The John Birch Society - Positions 13% 2014 The John Birch Society - Positions 13% 2013-2014 Campaign for Working Families - Positions 0% 2013-2014 Campaign for Working Families - Positions 0% 2013-2014 Eagle Forum - Positions 0% 2013-2014 Eagle Forum - Positions 0% 2013 American Conservative Union - Positions 17% 2013 American Conservative Union - Lifetime Score 17% 2013 Competitive Enterprise Institute - Workplace Choice (August, 2013) 0% 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 10% 2013 National Journal - Conservative on Social Policy 0% 2013 National Journal - Conservative (Composite) 19% 2013 National Journal - Conservative on Foreign Policy 23% 2013 National Journal - Conservative on Economic Policy 31% 2013 The Club for Growth - Positions 19% 2013 The Club for Growth - Positions (lifetime) 19% 2013 The John Birch Society - Positions 0% 2013 The John Birch Society - Positions 0% 2013 The New American - Positions on Conservative Issues 13 2011 American Conservative Union (Nevada State Legislature) - Positions 13% 2011 Citizen Outreach - Positions 5% 2009 Citizen Outreach - Positions 9% 2007 Citizen Outreach - Positions 46%

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