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.

Laura Richardson

Laura Richardson's Ratings and Endorsements

Full Name: Laura Richardson

Conservative

2012 American Conservative Union - Lifetime Score 2%
2012 American Conservative Union - Ratings of Congress 4%
2012 Eagle Forum - Positions 0%
2012 National Journal - House Conservative (Composite Score) 21%
2012 National Journal - House Conservative (Foreign) 39%
2012 The Club for Growth - Positions 17%
2012 The John Birch Society - Positions 33%
2011-2012 Americans for Prosperity - Lifetime score 6%
2011-2012 Americans for Prosperity - Positions 9%
2011-2012 Campaign for Working Families - Positions 4%
2011-2012 Concerned Women for America - Positions 10%
2011-2012 Heritage Action for America - Positions 13%
2011 American Conservative Union - Lifetime Score 2%
2011 American Conservative Union - Positions 8%
2011 Concerned Women for America - Positions 11%
2011 Eagle Forum - Positions 23%
2011 Heritage Action for America - Positions (House Only) 0%
2011 National Journal - Conservative Composite Score 23%
2011 National Journal - Conservative on Foreign Policy Score 12%
2011 National Journal - Liberal on Foreign Policy Score 84%
2011 The John Birch Society - Positions (Spring-Summer) 30%
2011 The John Birch Society - Positions (Summer-Fall) 30%
2011 The New American - Positions on Conservative Issues 30%
2010 American Conservative Union - Positions 0%
2010 American Conservative Union - Lifetime Score 0%
2010 Eagle Forum - Positions 0%
2010 National Journal - Conservative Composite Score 27%
2010 National Journal - Conservative on Foreign Policy Score 22%
2010 The John Birch Society - Positions (May 2010 - September 2010) 10%
2009-2010 Americans for Prosperity - Positions 0%
2009-2010 Campaign for Working Families - Positions 0%
2009-2010 Concerned Women for America - Positions 0%
2009-2010 The John Birch Society - Positions (January 2009 - June 2010 13%
2009-2010 The John Birch Society - Positions (Full Session) 13%
2009-2010 The John Birch Society - Positions (November 2009 - June 2010) 20%
2009 American Conservative Union - Lifetime Score 0%
2009 American Conservative Union - Positions 0%
2009 Campaign for Working Families - Positions 0%
2009 Eagle Forum - Positions 0%
2009 National Journal - Conservative on Foreign Policy Score 35%
2009 National Journal - Composite Conservative Score 34%
2009 The John Birch Society - Positions (January 2009 - June 2009) 20%
2009 The John Birch Society - Positions (June 2009 - November 2009) 0%
2009 The John Birch Society - Positions (Full Year) 10%
2008 American Conservative Union - Positions 0%
2008 Eagle Forum - Positions 33%
2008 National Journal - Composite Conservative Score 26.8%
2008 National Journal - Conservative on Foreign Policy Score 17%
2007-2009 The New American - Positions on Conservative Issues 5%
2007-2008 Americans for Prosperity - Positions 0%
2007-2008 Campaign for Working Families - Positions on Conservative Issues 0
2007-2008 Concerned Women for America - Positions 60%
2007-2008 The John Birch Society - Positions 5%
2007 American Conservative Union - Positions 0%
2007 Americans for Prosperity - Positions 0%
2007 GOPUSA - Positions 0%
2001-2010 Keep America Safe - Positions 13%

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