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Virgil H. Goode, Jr.

Virgil H. Goode, Jr.'s Ratings and Endorsements on Issue: Civil Liberties and Civil Rights

Full Name: Virgil H. Goode, Jr.

Civil Liberties and Civil Rights

2008 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 25%
2008 Drum Major Institute for Public Policy/TheMiddleClass.org - Positions on Middle Class Advocacy 40
2007-2008 Human Rights Campaign - Positions 0%
2007-2008 National Organization for Women - Positions 25%
2007-2008 The Arc - Positions 0%
2007 American Civil Liberties Union - Positions 0
2007 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 20%
2007 Drum Major Institute for Public Policy/TheMiddleClass.org - Positions on Middle Class Advocacy 30
2007 Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights - Positions 13%
2007 League of Women Voters - Civil Liberties and Civil Rights Score 0%
2007 National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) - Positions 28%
2007 National Council of La Raza - Positions 0
2007 PFLAG, Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays - Positions 0%
2007 United States Campaign to End the Israeli Occupation - Positions on International Middle East Human Rights -2
2007 United To End Genocide - Positions on Darfur C
2006-2012 Global Exchange - Percent Loyalty to Finance, Insurance, Real Estate Lobby 0%
2006 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 0%
2006 Drum Major Institute for Public Policy/TheMiddleClass.org - Positions 0%
2006 Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights - Positions 4%
2006 United To End Genocide - Positions on Darfur D
2005-2006 American Civil Liberties Union - Positions 5%
2005-2006 Human Rights Campaign - Positions 0%
2005-2006 Iranian American Political Action Committee - Positions 0%
2005-2006 National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) - Positions 22%
2005-2006 National Organization for Women - Positions 14%
2005-2006 The Arc - Positions 50%
2005-2006 United States Campaign to End the Israeli Occupation - Positions on International Middle East Human Rights -5
2005 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 15%
2005 Drum Major Institute for Public Policy/TheMiddleClass.org - Positions 13%
2005 Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights - Positions 11%
2005 National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) - Positions 26%
2005 National Council of La Raza - Positions 0%
2005 National Organization for Women - Positions 29%
2004 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 10%
2004 Center for International Policy - Positions 0%
2004 Drum Major Institute for Public Policy/TheMiddleClass.org - Positions 0%
2004 National Council of La Raza - Positions 0%
2003-2004 American Civil Liberties Union - Positions 0%
2003-2004 Human Rights Campaign - Positions 0%
2003-2004 Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights - Positions 5%
2003-2004 League of United Latin American Citizens - Positions 11%
2003-2004 National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) - Positions 27%
2003-2004 United States Campaign to End the Israeli Occupation - Positions on International Middle East Human Rights -5
2003 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 10%
2003 Drum Major Institute for Public Policy/TheMiddleClass.org - Positions 50%
2003 Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights - Positions 0%
2003 National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) - Positions 15%
2003 United States Campaign to End the Israeli Occupation - Positions on International Middle East Human Rights -2
2001-2002 American Civil Liberties Union - Positions 7%
2001-2002 Human Rights Campaign - Positions 0%
2001-2002 Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights - Positions 0%
2001-2002 League of United Latin American Citizens - Positions 11%
2001-2002 National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) - Positions 28%
2001-2002 People for the American Way - Positions 0%
2001 American Civil Liberties Union - Positions 0%
2001 Human Rights Campaign - Positions 0%
2001 League of United Latin American Citizens - Positions 9%
2001 National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) - Positions 29%
2000 American Civil Liberties Union - Positions 36%
2000 League of United Latin American Citizens - Positions 30%
2000 National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) - Positions 33%
1999-2000 Common Cause - Lifetime Score 0%
1999-2000 Human Rights Campaign - Positions 0%
1999-2000 Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights - Positions 19%
1999 American Civil Liberties Union - Positions 38%
1999 Human Rights Campaign - Positions 0%
1999 National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) - Positions 36%
1998 National Organization for Women - Positions 15%
1997-1998 American Civil Liberties Union - Positions 13%
1997-1998 Home School Legal Defense Association - Positions 100%
1997-1998 Human Rights Campaign - Positions 0%
1997-1998 Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights - Positions 32%
1997-1998 League of United Latin American Citizens - Positions 25%
1997 American Civil Liberties Union - Positions 17%

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