or Login to see your representatives.

Access Candidates' and Representatives' Biographies, Voting Records, Interest Group Ratings, Issue Positions, Public Statements, and Campaign Finances

Simply enter your zip code above to get to all of your candidates and representatives, or enter a name. Then, just click on the person you are interested in, and you can navigate to the categories of information we track for them.

Edward J. Kasemeyer

Edward J. Kasemeyer's Ratings and Endorsements

Full Name: Edward J. Kasemeyer
Current Office: State Senate - District 12, Democratic
First Elected: 11/04/1986
Last Elected: 11/02/2010
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic for State Senate - District 12
General Nov. 4, 2014
Primary June 24, 2014

Business and Consumers

2014 Maryland Business for Responsive Government - Lifetime Positions 56%
2014 Maryland Business for Responsive Government - Positions 23%
2013 Maryland Business for Responsive Government - Positions 50%
2013 Maryland Business for Responsive Government - Lifetime Positions 58%
2013 Maryland Consumer Rights Coalition - Total Score 86%
2013 Maryland Consumer Rights Coalition - Floor Score 86%
2012 Maryland Business for Responsive Government - Positions 33%
2012 Maryland Consumer Rights Coalition - Total Score 100%
2012 Maryland Consumer Rights Coalition - Floor Score 100%
2012 Maryland Consumer Rights Coalition - Committee Score 100%
2011 Maryland Business for Responsive Government - Positions 45%
2011 Maryland Consumer Rights Coalition - Total Score 100%
2011 Maryland Consumer Rights Coalition - Floor Score 100%
2010 Maryland Business for Responsive Government - Positions 56%
2010 Maryland Business for Responsive Government - Lifetime Score 60%
2010 Maryland Consumer Rights Coalition - House of Delegates Score 100%
2010 Maryland Consumer Rights Coalition - State Senate Score 100%
2009 Maryland Business for Responsive Government - Positions 60%
2009 Restaurant Association of Maryland - Positions 33%
2008 Maryland Business for Responsive Government - Positions 50%
2008 Restaurant Association of Maryland - Positions 50%
2007-2010 Maryland National Federation of Independent Business - Positions 25%
2007-2009 Restaurant Association of Maryland - Cumulative Score 44%
2007 Maryland Business for Responsive Government - Positions on Pro-Business Policy 44
2007 Restaurant Association of Maryland - Positions 50%
2006 Maryland Business for Responsive Government - Positions 50%
2005-2006 Maryland National Federation of Independent Business - Positions 43%
2005 Maryland Business for Responsive Government - Positions 67%
2004 Maryland Business for Responsive Government - Positions 60%
2003-2004 Maryland National Federation of Independent Business - Positions 40%
2003 Maryland Business for Responsive Government - Positions 63%
2002 Maryland Business for Responsive Government - Positions 36%
2001 Maryland Business for Responsive Government - Positions 60%
1998-2002 Maryland National Federation of Independent Business - Positions 60%
1995-1998 Maryland National Federation of Independent Business - Positions 80%

Environment

2013 Maryland League of Conservation Voters - Positions 50%
2013 Maryland League of Conservation Voters - Lifetime Score 64
2012 Maryland League of Conservation Voters - Lifetime Score 64%
2012 Maryland League of Conservation Voters - Positions 80%
2011 Maryland League of Conservation Voters - Positions 50%
2011 Maryland League of Conservation Voters - Lifetime Score 64%
2010 Environment Maryland - Lifetime Score 64%
2010 Environment Maryland - Positions 60%
2009 Environment Maryland - Lifetime Score 64%
2009 Environment Maryland - Positions 50%
2009 Maryland League of Conservation Voters - Positions 50%
2009 Maryland League of Conservation Voters - Lifetime Score 64%
2009 Maryland League of Conservation Voters - Committee Score 50%
2008 Environment Maryland - Positions on Environmental Conservation 90
2008 Maryland League of Conservation Voters - Positions on Environmental Conservation 90
2007 Environment Maryland - Positions on Environmental Conservation 56
2007 Maryland League of Conservation Voters - Positions 56
2006 Environment Maryland - Positions 74%
2005-2006 Maryland League of Conservation Voters - Positions 82%
2003-2004 Maryland League of Conservation Voters - Positions 73%
2001-2002 Maryland League of Conservation Voters - Positions 58%
1999-2000 Maryland League of Conservation Voters - Positions 44%
1997-1998 Maryland League of Conservation Voters - Positions 71%
1995-1996 Maryland League of Conservation Voters - Positions 71%

Technology and Communication

2009-2011 Maryland Drivers Alliance - Positions 25%

How to Interpret these Evaluations

Project Vote Smart displays all known interest group ratings for each candidate and official, regardless of issue or bias.

Keep in mind that ratings done by special interest groups often do not represent a non-partisan stance. In addition, some groups select votes that tend to favor members of one political party over another, rather than choosing votes based solely on issues concerns. Nevertheless, they can be invaluable in showing where an incumbent has stood on a series of votes in the past one or two years, especially when ratings by groups on all sides of an issue are compared. Website links, if available, and descriptions of the organizations offering performance evaluations are accessible by clicking on the name of the group.

Most performance evaluations are displayed in a percentage format. However, some organizations present their ratings in the form of a letter grade or endorsement based on voting records, interviews, survey results and/or sources of campaign funding. For consistency and ease in understanding, Project Vote Smart converts all scores into a percentage when possible. Please visit the group's website or call 1-888-VOTESMART for more specific information.

Back to top