Representative Theodore 'Ted' Elliot Deutch's Special Interest Group Ratings

Biographical

Full Name: Theodore 'Ted' Elliot Deutch
Current Office: U.S. House - District 21, Democratic
First Elected: 04/13/2010
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic for U.S. House - District 21
Primary Aug. 26, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Jill; 3 Children: Gabrielle, Serena, Cole
Birth Date: 05/07/1966
Birth Place: Bethlehem, PA
Home City: Boca Raton, FL
Religion: Jewish
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2013 Defenders of Wildlife Action Fund - Positions 83% 2013 Environment America - Positions 100% 2013 Food Policy Action - Positions 85% 2013 League of Conservation Voters - Lifetime Score 93% 2013 League of Conservation Voters - Positions 96% 2012 League of Conservation Voters - Positions 97% 2012 League of Conservation Voters - Lifetime Score 92% 2012 Sierra Club - Positions on Clean water (House Only) 92% 2012 Southern Alliance for Clean Energy Action Fund - Positions 100% 2011-2012 Clean Water Action - Positions 100% 2011-2012 Defenders of Wildlife Action Fund - Positions 100% 2011-2012 Environment America - Positions 100% 2011-2012 Food Policy Action - Positions 93% 2011-2012 League of Conservation Voters - Session Score 93% 2011-2012 National Parks Conservation Association - Positions (House Only) 100% 2011 Environment America - Positions 84% 2011 League of Conservation Voters - Lifetime Score 88% 2011 League of Conservation Voters - Positions 89% 2011 Sierra Club - Positions on Clean Water (House Only) 91% 2011 Southern Alliance for Clean Energy Action Fund - Positions 80% 2011 Women's Action for New Directions (WAND) and-WILL - Positions (House Only) 45 2010-2011 Defenders of Wildlife Action Fund - Positions 100% 2010 League of Conservation Voters - Positions 86% 2010 League of Conservation Voters - Lifetime Score 86% 2009-2010 Defenders of Wildlife Action Fund - Positions 100% 2009-2010 League of Conservation Voters - Positions 86% 2009-2010 Southern Alliance for Clean Energy Action Fund - Positions 100% 2008 Florida League of Conservation Voters - Positions on Environmental Conservation 71% 2006-2012 Global Exchange - Percent Loyalty to Finance, Insurance, Real Estate Lobby 0%

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