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Michele Bachmann

Michele Bachmann's Ratings and Endorsements on Issue: Environment

Full Name: Michele Bachmann
Current Office: U.S. House - District 6, Republican
First Elected: 11/07/2006
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014

Environment

2013 Defenders of Wildlife Action Fund - Positions 20%
2013 Environment America - Positions 0%
2013 Food Policy Action - Positions 8%
2013 League of Conservation Voters - Positions 11%
2013 League of Conservation Voters - Lifetime Score 6%
2012 Iowa Corn Growers Association - Presidential Candidate Scorecard: EPA 75%
2012 League of Conservation Voters - Lifetime Score 6%
2012 League of Conservation Voters - Positions 9%
2012 Sierra Club - Positions on Clean water (House Only) 0%
2011-2012 Clean Water Action - Positions 0%
2011-2012 Defenders of Wildlife Action Fund - Positions 3%
2011-2012 Environment America - Positions 0%
2011-2012 Food Policy Action - Positions 42%
2011-2012 League of Conservation Voters - Session Score 7%
2011-2012 National Parks Conservation Association - Positions (House Only) 29%
2011 Environment America - Positions 3%
2011 League of Conservation Voters - Positions 6%
2011 League of Conservation Voters - Lifetime Score 4%
2011 Sierra Club - Positions on Clean Water (House Only) 0%
2011 Women's Action for New Directions (WAND) and-WILL - Positions (House Only) 8
2010-2011 Defenders of Wildlife Action Fund - Positions 5%
2010 League of Conservation Voters - Positions 10%
2010 League of Conservation Voters - Lifetime Score 4%
2009-2010 Defenders of Wildlife Action Fund - Positions 0%
2009-2010 League of Conservation Voters - Positions 4%
2009 ConservAmerica - Positions 14
2009 ConservAmerica - Positions 14
2009 Defenders of Wildlife Action Fund - Positions 0%
2009 Environment America - Positions 20%
2009 League of Conservation Voters - Positions 0%
2008 Environment America - Positions 0%
2007-2008 ConservAmerica - Positions 6
2007-2008 ConservAmerica - Positions 6
2007-2008 Defenders of Wildlife Action Fund - Positions 0%
2007-2008 League of Conservation Voters - Positions 3%
2007-2008 The National Mining Association - Positions 83%
2007 ConservAmerica - Positions 0
2007 ConservAmerica - Positions 0
2007 Defenders of Wildlife Action Fund - Positions 0%
2007 League of Conservation Voters - First Session Score 0%
2006-2012 Global Exchange - Percent Loyalty to Finance, Insurance, Real Estate Lobby 86%
2006 Clean Water Action Alliance of Minnesota - Positions 33%
2006 Conservation Minnesota - Positions 33%
2005-2006 Minnesota Sierra Club-North Star - Positions on Environmental Conservation 40
2005 Conservation Minnesota - Positions 14%
2004 Conservation Minnesota - Positions 43%
2003 Conservation Minnesota - Positions 0%
2002 Conservation Minnesota - Positions 70%
2001-2002 Minnesota Sierra Club-North Star - Positions 55%
2001 Conservation Minnesota - Positions 16%
2001 Minnesota Chamber of Commerce--Environmental Policy Votes - Positions 100%

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