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Alfonse 'Al' M. D'Amato

Alfonse 'Al' M. D'Amato's Ratings and Endorsements on Issue: Conservative

Full Name: Alfonse 'Al' M. D'Amato

Conservative

1997-1998 Christian Coalition of America - Positions 82%
1997-1998 National Right to Life Committee - Positions 93%
1997 American Conservative Union - Positions 56%
1997 Christian Coalition of America - Positions 100%
1997 National Right to Life Committee - Positions 92%
1997 National Taxpayers Union - Spending Score 57%
1997 The John Birch Society - Positions 40%
1997 The John Birch Society - Positions 40%
1996 American Conservative Union - Positions 75%
1996 National Journal - Conservative on Defense/Foreign Policy Score 63%
1996 National Journal - Conservative on Social Policy Score 60%
1996 National Journal - Conservative on Economic Policy Score 54%
1996 National Right to Life Committee - Positions 100%
1995-1996 60 Plus Association - Positions 83%
1995-1996 Christian Coalition of America - Positions 74%
1995-1996 Concerned Women for America - Positions 75%
1995-1996 Concerned Women for America - Positions 75%
1995-1996 National Tax Limitation Committee - Positions 93%
1995-1996 The John Birch Society - Positions 60%
1995-1996 The John Birch Society - Positions 60%
1995 American Conservative Union - Positions 78%
1995 American Conservative Union - Lifetime Score 57%
1995 Legion for the Survival of Freedom, Inc. (formerly Liberty Lobby) - Positions 40%
1995 Legion for the Survival of Freedom, Inc. (formerly Liberty Lobby) - Positions 40%
1995 National Taxpayers Union - Spending Score 85%
1994 American Conservative Union - Positions 92%
1994 Competitive Enterprise Institute - Spending Score 31%
1994 Competitive Enterprise Institute - Positions on Agriculture 50%
1994 Competitive Enterprise Institute - Deregulation Score 71%
1994 Competitive Enterprise Institute - Trade Score 100%
1994 Competitive Enterprise Institute - Budget Score 67%
1994 Competitive Enterprise Institute - Total Score 57%
1994 Competitive Enterprise Institute - Environment Score 78%
1994 Competitive Enterprise Institute - Taxes Score 100%
1993 American Conservative Union - Positions 80%
1993 Legion for the Survival of Freedom, Inc. (formerly Liberty Lobby) - Positions 50%
1993 Legion for the Survival of Freedom, Inc. (formerly Liberty Lobby) - Positions 50%
1991-1992 Christian Voice - Positions 75%

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