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Joe Straus

Joe Straus's Ratings and Endorsements

Full Name: Joe Straus
Current Office: State House - District 121, Republican
First Elected: 02/2005
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Republican for State House - District 121
General Nov. 4, 2014
Primary March 4, 2014

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2013 Young Conservatives of Texas - Lifetime Score 67%
2013 Young Conservatives of Texas - Lifetime Score 67%
2011 Young Conservatives of Texas - Lifetime Score 67%
2011 Young Conservatives of Texas - Lifetime Score 67%
2009 Heritage Alliance - Positions on Economic Issues 0%
2009 Heritage Alliance - Other Conservative Issues Score 0%
2009 Heritage Alliance - Other Conservative Issues Score 0%
2009 Heritage Alliance - Positions on Economic Issues 0%
2009 Heritage Alliance - Positions on Social Issues 0%
2009 Heritage Alliance - Positions on Social Issues 0%
2009 Libertarian Party of Texas - Positions on Economic and Personal Liberties 50%
2009 Libertarian Party of Texas - Positions on Personal Liberties 50%
2009 Libertarian Party of Texas - Economic Liberty Score 50%
2009 Young Conservatives of Texas - Lifetime Score 67%
2009 Young Conservatives of Texas - Lifetime Score 67%
2007 Heritage Alliance - Positions on Conservative Issues 52
2007 Heritage Alliance - Positions on Conservative Issues 52
2007 Libertarian Party of Texas - Economic Liberty Score 71%
2007 Libertarian Party of Texas - Positions on Personal Liberties 67%
2007 Texas Eagle Forum - Positions 68%
2007 Texas Public Interest Research Group - Positions on Public Interest Advocacy 22
2007 Texas Public Interest Research Group - Positions on Public Interest Advocacy 22
2007 Young Conservatives of Texas - Positions on Conservative Issues 62
2007 Young Conservatives of Texas - Positions on Conservative Issues 62
2006 Texas Freedom Network - Positions on Individual Rights and Liberties 14
2005 Heritage Alliance - Positions 79%
2005 Heritage Alliance - Positions 79%
2005 Texas Eagle Forum - Positions 58%
2005 Texas Freedom Network - Positions 0%
2005 Texas Public Interest Research Group - Positions 22%
2005 Texas Public Interest Research Group - Positions 22%
2005 Young Conservatives of Texas - Positions 73%
2005 Young Conservatives of Texas - Positions 73%

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