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John Naif Ellem

John Naif Ellem's Ratings and Endorsements

Full Name: John Naif Ellem
Current Office: State House - District 10, Republican
First Elected: 01/01/2000
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014

Conservative

2010 West Virginia Conservatives Online - Positions on Family Values 71%
2010 West Virginia Conservatives Online - Positions on Taxpayer Issues 60%
2010 West Virginia Family Foundation - Positions 71%
2009 West Virginia Conservatives Online - Positions on Taxpayer Issues 70%
2009 West Virginia Family Foundation - Positions 86%
2008 West Virginia Conservatives Online - Positions on Taxpayer Issues 80%
2008 West Virginia Conservatives Online - Positions on Family Values 55%
2008 West Virginia Family Foundation - Positions 55%
2007 West Virginia Conservatives Online - Positions on Family Values 80%
2007 West Virginia Conservatives Online - Positions on Taxpayer Issues 38%
2007 West Virginia Family Foundation - Positions 80%
2006 West Virginia Conservatives Online - Positions on Taxpayer Issues 40%
2006 West Virginia Conservatives Online - Positions on Conservative Issues 83
2005 West Virginia Conservatives Online - Positions on Taxpayer Issues 71%
2005 West Virginia Family Foundation - Positions 57%
2004 Free West Virginia - Positions 45%
2004 West Virginia Conservatives Online - Positions on Taxpayer Issues 60%
2004 West Virginia Family Foundation - Positions 80%
2003 Free West Virginia - Positions 56%
2003 West Virginia Conservatives Online - Positions on Taxpayer Issues 40%
2003 West Virginia Family Foundation - Positions 88%
2002 West Virginia Family Foundation - Positions 100%
2001-2009 West Virginia Conservatives Online - Positions on Taxpayer Issues 62%
2001-2009 West Virginia Family Foundation - Cumulative Score 81%
2001-2008 West Virginia Conservatives Online - Family Values Cumulative Score 80%
2001-2008 West Virginia Conservatives Online - Taxpayer Issues Cumulative Score 60.8%
2001-2007 West Virginia Conservatives Online - Positions on Family Values 85%
2001-2007 West Virginia Conservatives Online - Taxpayer Scorecard Cumulative 59%
2001 West Virginia Family Foundation - Positions 100%

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