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Leonard Lance

Leonard Lance's Ratings and Endorsements on Issue: Environment

Full Name: Leonard Lance
Current Office: U.S. House - District 7, Republican
First Elected: 11/04/2008
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Republican for U.S. House - District 7
General Nov. 4, 2014
Primary June 3, 2014

Environment

2013 Defenders of Wildlife Action Fund - Positions 67%
2013 Environment America - Positions 16%
2013 Food Policy Action - Positions 62%
2013 League of Conservation Voters - Lifetime Score 31%
2013 League of Conservation Voters - Positions 21%
2012 League of Conservation Voters - Positions 17%
2012 League of Conservation Voters - Lifetime Score 34%
2012 Sierra Club - Positions on Clean water (House Only) 43%
2011-2012 Clean Water Action - Positions 8%
2011-2012 Defenders of Wildlife Action Fund - Positions 28%
2011-2012 Environment America - Positions 11%
2011-2012 Food Policy Action - Positions 50%
2011-2012 League of Conservation Voters - Session Score 26%
2011-2012 National Parks Conservation Association - Positions (House Only) 43%
2011 Environment America - Positions 39%
2011 League of Conservation Voters - Lifetime Score 44%
2011 League of Conservation Voters - Positions 34%
2011 Sierra Club - Positions on Clean Water (House Only) 50%
2011 Women's Action for New Directions (WAND) and-WILL - Positions (House Only) 8
2010-2011 Defenders of Wildlife Action Fund - Positions 40%
2010 League of Conservation Voters - Positions 40%
2010 League of Conservation Voters - Lifetime Score 58%
2009-2010 Defenders of Wildlife Action Fund - Positions 57%
2009-2010 League of Conservation Voters - Positions 58%
2009 ConservAmerica - Positions 103
2009 ConservAmerica - Positions 103
2009 Defenders of Wildlife Action Fund - Positions 80%
2009 Environment America - Positions 67%
2009 League of Conservation Voters - Positions 71%
2008 Environment New Jersey - Positions 88%
2006-2012 Global Exchange - Percent Loyalty to Finance, Insurance, Real Estate Lobby 100%

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