Kirk W. Dillard's Special Interest Group Ratings

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2014 Citizen Action Illinois - Lifetime Score 46% 2014 Citizen Action Illinois - Positions 10% 2013-2014 Illinois Churches in Action - ILLCAAAP - Positions 0% 2013 Citizen Action Illinois - Positions 33% 2013 National Association of Social Workers - Illinois Chapter - Positions 50% 2012 Citizen Action Illinois - Cumulative Score 52% 2012 Citizen Action Illinois - Positions 40 2011 Citizen Action Illinois - Cumulative Score 53% 2011 Citizen Action Illinois - Positions 44% 2011 For the Good of Illinois - Positions 45% 2011 National Association of Social Workers - Illinois Chapter - Positions 67% 2010-2011 For the Good of Illinois - Positions 31% 2010 Citizen Action Illinois - Cumulative Score 55% 2009-2014 Illinois Churches in Action - ILLCAAAP - Positions 70% 2009-2010 Citizen Action Illinois - Positions 53% 2008 Citizen Action Illinois - Positions 60 2007 Citizen Action Illinois - Positions on Progressive Policy 87.5 2006 Illinois Churches in Action - ILLCAAAP - Positions on Alcohol and Addiction Issues 0% 2003 Citizen Action Illinois - Positions 54% 2002 Illinois Churches in Action - ILLCAAAP - Positions 100% 2002 Illinois Family Institute - Positions 100% 2001 Citizen Action Illinois - Positions on Progressive Policy 0% 1999-2004 Illinois Churches in Action - ILLCAAAP - Positions 100% 1999-2000 Illinois Churches in Action - ILLCAAAP - Positions 0% 1998-1999 Illinois Churches in Action - ILLCAAAP - Positions 50% 1998 Illinois Family Institute - Positions 100% 1997-1998 National Association of Social Workers - Illinois Chapter - Positions 80% 1997 Illinois Churches in Action - ILLCAAAP - Positions 0%

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