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Joseph 'Joe' Pickett Johnson, Jr.

Joseph 'Joe' Pickett Johnson, Jr.'s Ratings and Endorsements

Full Name: Joseph 'Joe' Pickett Johnson, Jr.

Business and Consumers

2013 Virginia Chamber of Commerce - Positions 93%
2013 Virginia FREE - Lifetime Score 63%
2013 Virginia FREE - Positions 0%
2012-2013 Virginia National Federation of Independent Business - Positions 90%
2012 Virginia Chamber of Commerce - Positions 88%
2012 Virginia FREE - Lifetime Score 67%
2012 Virginia FREE - Stewardship Score 73%
2012 Virginia FREE - Business Rating 82%
2012 Virginia FREE - Voting Positions 90%
2012 Virginia FREE - Effectiveness Score 63%
2011-2012 Montana National Federation of Independent Business - Positions 83%
2010-2011 Virginia National Federation of Independent Business - Positions 73%
2010 Virginia FREE - Positions 64%
2010 Virginia FREE - Stewardship Score 69
2010 Virginia FREE - Effectiveness Score 59
2010 Virginia FREE - Positions on Pro-Business Policy 67
2009 Virginia FREE - Stewardship Score 65
2009 Virginia FREE - Effectiveness Score 58
2009 Virginia FREE - Positions on Pro-Business Policy 76
2009 Virginia FREE - Positions 87%
2008 Virginia FREE - Positions on Pro-Business Policy 77
2007 Virginia FREE - Positions 61%
2006-2007 Virginia National Federation of Independent Business - Positions 86%
2005 Virginia Chamber of Commerce - Positions 71%
2005 Virginia FREE - Positions 71%
2004 Virginia FREE - Positions 59%
2003 Virginia FREE - Positions 65%
2002-2003 Virginia Chamber of Commerce - Positions 100%
2002 Virginia FREE - Positions 69%
2001 Virginia FREE - Positions 33%
2000-2001 Virginia Chamber of Commerce - Positions 33%
2000-2001 Virginia National Federation of Independent Business - Positions 33%
2000 Virginia Chamber of Commerce - Positions 50%
2000 Virginia FREE - Positions 50%
1999 Virginia Chamber of Commerce - Positions 42%
1999 Virginia FREE - Survey and Legislative Action Score 54
1998-1999 Virginia National Federation of Independent Business - Positions 29%
1998 Virginia Chamber of Commerce - Positions 56%
1997 Virginia FREE - Survey and Legislative Action Score 65
1996-1997 Virginia National Federation of Independent Business - Positions 63%

Government Operations

2004-2005 Virginia21 - Positions 91%

Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity

2013 Equality Virginia - Positions 25%
2012 Equality Virginia - Positions 0%

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