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Vaneta Becker

Vaneta Becker's Ratings and Endorsements

Full Name: Vaneta Becker
Current Office: State Senate - District 50, Republican
First Elected: 10/2005
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2016

Business and Consumers

2013 Indiana Chamber of Commerce - Pro-Economy Aggregate Score 70%
2013 Indiana Chamber of Commerce - Pro-Jobs Score 69%
2012 Indiana Chamber of Commerce - 2 Year Aggregate Jobs and Economy Score 71%
2012 Indiana Chamber of Commerce - Positions on Jobs and Economic Issues 72%
2011-2012 Indiana National Federation of Independent Business - Positions 58%
2010 Indiana Chamber of Commerce - Positions 81%
2009-2010 Indiana National Federation of Independent Business - Positions 100%
2008 Indiana Chamber of Commerce - Positions on Pro-Business Policy 52
2007-2008 Indiana National Federation of Independent Business - Positions on Pro-Small Business Policy 50%
2007 Citizens Action Coalition of Indiana - Positions on Consumer Advocacy 57
2007 Indiana Chamber of Commerce - Positions on Pro-Business Policy 90
2007 Indiana Manufacturers Association - Positions on Manufacturers Advocacy 42
2006 Citizens Action Coalition of Indiana - Positions 100%
2006 Indiana Chamber of Commerce - Positions 65%
2005-2006 Indiana National Federation of Independent Business - Positions 80%
2004 Indiana Chamber of Commerce - Positions 47%
2003-2004 Indiana National Federation of Independent Business - Positions 60%
2003 Indiana Chamber of Commerce - Positions 42%
2002 Indiana Associated Builders and Contractors - Positions 35%
2001-2002 Indiana National Federation of Independent Business - Positions 67%
2001 Citizens Action Coalition of Indiana - Positions 67%
2001 Indiana Chamber of Commerce - Positions 54%
2000 Indiana Chamber of Commerce - Positions 67%
1999 Indiana Chamber of Commerce - Positions 50%
1998 Indiana Chamber of Commerce - Positions 45%
1998 Indiana National Federation of Independent Business - Positions 67%
1997 Indiana Chamber of Commerce - Positions 47%
1996 Indiana National Federation of Independent Business - Positions 70%

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