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Barack Hussein Obama II

Barack Hussein Obama II's Ratings and Endorsements on Issue: Labor Unions

Full Name: Barack Hussein Obama II
Current Office: President, Democratic
First Elected: 11/04/2008
Last Elected: 11/06/2012

Labor Unions

2009 Illinois AFL-CIO - Positions 100%
2009 Illinois AFL-CIO - Lifetime Score 94%
2009 International Brotherhood of Boilermakers - Positions 0%
2008 American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFL-CIO) - Lifetime Score 98%
2008 American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFL-CIO) - Positions 100%
2008 American Federation of State, County & Municipal Employees (AFSCME) - Positions 100%
2008 American Federation of State, County & Municipal Employees (AFSCME) - Lifetime Score 100%
2008 Center for Worker Freedom - Positions 0%
2008 International Brotherhood of Boilermakers - Positions 75%
2008 Service Employees International Union (SEIU) - Positions 100%
2008 Utility Workers Union of America - Positions 100%
2007-2008 International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers - Positions 98%
2007-2008 International Foodservice Distributors Association - Positions 16%
2007-2008 United Food & Commercial Workers - Positions 100%
2007 American Federation of Government Employees - Positions 62%
2007 American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFL-CIO) - Positions 100%
2007 American Federation of State, County & Municipal Employees (AFSCME) - Positions 100%
2007 Bakery, Confectionery, Tobacco Workers and Grain Millers - Positions 100%
2007 Center for Worker Freedom - Positions 0%
2007 International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers - Positions 100%
2007 International Brotherhood of Boilermakers - Positions 50
2007 Service Employees International Union (SEIU) - Positions 75%
2007 United Auto Workers - Positions 62%
2007 Utility Workers Union of America - Positions 100
2006 American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFL-CIO) - Positions 93%
2006 American Federation of State, County & Municipal Employees (AFSCME) - Positions 100%
2006 International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers - Positions 75%
2006 International Brotherhood of Boilermakers - Positions 40%
2006 Service Employees International Union (SEIU) - Positions 94%
2006 Transportation Communications Union - Positions 75%
2006 United Auto Workers - Positions 85%
2005-2006 American Road and Transportation Builders Association - Positions 100%
2005-2006 International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers - Positions 100%
2005-2006 National Farmers Union - Positions 100%
2005 American Federation of Government Employees - Positions 100%
2005 American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFL-CIO) - Positions 92%
2005 American Federation of State, County & Municipal Employees (AFSCME) - Positions 100%
2005 International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers - Positions 100%
2005 International Brotherhood of Boilermakers - Positions 100%
2005 International Sleep Products Association - Positions 100%
2005 Service Employees International Union (SEIU) - Positions 92%
2005 Transportation Communications Union - Positions 100%
2005 United Auto Workers - Positions 93%
2005 United Electrical Radio and Machine Workers - Positions 100%
2003 Illinois AFL-CIO - Positions 89%
2001 Illinois AFL-CIO - Positions 89%
1999 Illinois AFL-CIO - Positions 92%

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.

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