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Patrick G. Lane

Patrick G. Lane's Ratings and Endorsements

Full Name: Patrick G. Lane
Current Office: State House - District 38, Republican
First Elected: 2004
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Republican for State House - District 38
Primary May 13, 2014
General Nov. 4, 2014

Conservative

2010 West Virginia Conservatives Online - Positions on Family Values 100%
2010 West Virginia Conservatives Online - Positions on Taxpayer Issues 90%
2010 West Virginia Family Foundation - Positions 100%
2009 West Virginia Conservatives Online - Positions on Taxpayer Issues 100%
2009 West Virginia Family Foundation - Positions 100%
2008 West Virginia Conservatives Online - Positions on Family Values 91%
2008 West Virginia Conservatives Online - Positions on Taxpayer Issues 80%
2008 West Virginia Family Foundation - Positions 91%
2007 West Virginia Conservatives Online - Positions on Taxpayer Issues 88%
2007 West Virginia Conservatives Online - Positions on Family Values 90%
2007 West Virginia Family Foundation - Positions 90%
2006 West Virginia Conservatives Online - Positions on Taxpayer Issues 100%
2006 West Virginia Conservatives Online - Positions on Conservative Issues 83
2005 West Virginia Conservatives Online - Positions on Taxpayer Issues 90%
2005 West Virginia Family Foundation - Positions 100%
2001-2009 West Virginia Conservatives Online - Positions on Taxpayer Issues 94%
2001-2009 West Virginia Family Foundation - Cumulative Score 93%
2001-2008 West Virginia Conservatives Online - Family Values Cumulative Score 91%
2001-2008 West Virginia Conservatives Online - Taxpayer Issues Cumulative Score 92.1%
2001-2007 West Virginia Conservatives Online - Positions on Family Values 91%
2001-2007 West Virginia Conservatives Online - Taxpayer Scorecard Cumulative 93%

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