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Charles 'Charlie' W. Dent

Charles 'Charlie' W. Dent's Ratings and Endorsements on Issue: Liberal

Full Name: Charles 'Charlie' W. Dent
Current Office: U.S. House - District 15, Republican
First Elected: 11/02/2004
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Republican for U.S. House - District 15
General Nov. 4, 2014
Primary May 20, 2014

Liberal

2013-2014 Irregular Times/Progressive Patriots/That's My Congress - Net Congressional Score (Jan. 13, 2014) 23%
2013-2014 Irregular Times/Progressive Patriots/That's My Congress - Net Congressional Score (Jan. 13, 2014) 23%
2013-2014 Progressive Punch - Lifetime Score 18%
2013-2014 Progressive Punch - Crucial Votes 6%
2013-2014 Progressive Punch - Overall Positions 10%
2013-2014 Progressive Punch - Overall Positions 10%
2013-2014 Progressive Punch - Crucial Votes Lifetime Score 11%
2013-2014 Progressive Punch - Lifetime Score 18%
2013-2014 Progressive Punch - Crucial Votes Lifetime Score 11%
2013-2014 Progressive Punch - Crucial Votes 6%
2013 National Journal - Liberal on Social Policy 43%
2013 National Journal - Liberal on Economic Policy 51%
2013 National Journal - Liberal (Composite) 38%
2012 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 0%
2012 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 0%
2012 NARAL Pro-Choice America - Positions 50%
2012 National Journal - House Liberal (Economic) 50%
2012 National Journal - House Liberal (Foreign) 53%
2012 National Journal - House Liberal (Composite Score) 50%
2012 National Journal - House Liberal (Social) 46%
2012 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions 16%
2012 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions 16%
2011-2012 Irregular Times/Progressive Patriots/That's My Congress - Conservative Action Score 60%
2011-2012 Irregular Times/Progressive Patriots/That's My Congress - Conservative Action Score 60%
2011-2012 Irregular Times/Progressive Patriots/That's My Congress - Liberal Action Score 14%
2011-2012 Irregular Times/Progressive Patriots/That's My Congress - Net Congressional Score 27%
2011-2012 Irregular Times/Progressive Patriots/That's My Congress - Liberal Action Score 14%
2011 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 10%
2011 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 10%
2011 NARAL Pro-Choice America - Positions 30%
2011 National Journal - Liberal on Economic Policy Score 47%
2011 National Journal - Liberal Composite Score 46%
2011 National Journal - Liberal on Social Policy 51%
2010 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 25%
2010 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 25%
2010 NARAL Pro-Choice America - Positions 0%
2010 National Journal - Liberal on Social Policy 40%
2010 National Journal - Liberal Composite Score 40%
2010 National Journal - Liberal on Foreign Policy Score 39%
2009-2010 Irregular Times/Progressive Patriots/That's My Congress - Regressive Action Score 30
2009-2010 Irregular Times/Progressive Patriots/That's My Congress - Regressive Action Score 30
2009-2010 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions 33%
2009-2010 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions 33%
2009 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 20%
2009 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 20%
2009 Irregular Times/Progressive Patriots/That's My Congress - Progressive Action Score 7%
2009 Irregular Times/Progressive Patriots/That's My Congress - Progressive Action Score 7%
2009 NARAL Pro-Choice America - Positions 25%
2009 National Journal - Liberal on Economic Policy Score 34%
2009 National Journal - Composite Liberal Score 37%
2009 National Journal - Liberal on Foreign Policy Score 33%
2009 National Journal - Liberal on Social Policy Score 42%
2009 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions 41%
2009 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions 41%
2008 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 55%
2008 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 55%
2008 National Journal - Liberal on Economic Policy Score 41%
2008 National Journal - Liberal on Foreign Policy Score 38%
2008 National Journal - Composite Liberal Score 40%
2008 National Journal - Liberal on Social Policy Score 41%
2008 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions 75%
2008 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions 75%
2007-2008 Irregular Times/Progressive Patriots/That's My Congress - Oath of Office Score 0%
2007-2008 Irregular Times/Progressive Patriots/That's My Congress - Oath of Office Score 0%
2007-2008 Irregular Times/Progressive Patriots/That's My Congress - Progressive Action Score 38%
2007-2008 Irregular Times/Progressive Patriots/That's My Congress - Progressive Action Score 38%
2007-2008 Progressive Democrats of America - Positions 33%
2007-2008 Progressive Democrats of America - Positions 33%
2007 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 45%
2007 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 45%
2007 NARAL Pro-Choice America - Positions 100%
2007 National Journal - Liberal on Social Policy Score 43%
2007 National Journal - Liberal on Economic Policy Score 43%
2007 National Journal - Composite Liberal Score 43%
2007 National Journal - Liberal on Foreign Policy Score 42%
2007 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions on Social Justice and Peace 55
2007 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions on Social Justice and Peace 55
2006 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 30%
2006 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 30%
2006 NARAL Pro-Choice America - Positions 35%
2006 National Journal - Liberal on Foreign Policy Score 49%
2006 National Journal - Composite Liberal Score 46.7%
2006 National Journal - Liberal on Economic Policy Score 44%
2006 National Journal - Liberal on Social Policy Score 46%
2006 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions 40%
2006 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions 40%
2005-2006 Campaign for America's Future - Energy Score 0%
2005-2006 Campaign for America's Future - Energy Score 0%
2005-2006 Freedom Democrats - Positions on Social Issues 27%
2005-2006 Freedom Democrats - Positions on Economic Issues 23%
2005-2006 Irregular Times/Progressive Patriots/That's My Congress - Regressive Conservative Action Score 29%
2005-2006 Irregular Times/Progressive Patriots/That's My Congress - Regressive Conservative Action Score 29%
2005 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 25%
2005 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 25%
2005 Hope for Peace and Justice - Positions 0
2005 NARAL Pro-Choice America - Positions 60%
2005 National Committee for an Effective Congress - Positions 15%
2005 National Committee for an Effective Congress - Positions 15%
2005 National Journal - Composite Liberal Score 32%
2005 National Journal - Liberal on Social Policy Score 49%
2005 National Journal - Liberal on Foreign Policy Score 34%
2005 National Journal - Liberal on Economic Policy Score 9%
2005 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions 0%
2005 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions 0%

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