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Robert 'Bob' Edward Latta

Robert 'Bob' Edward Latta's Ratings and Endorsements on Issue: Business and Consumers

Full Name: Robert 'Bob' Edward Latta
Current Office: U.S. House - District 5, Republican
First Elected: 2007
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Republican for U.S. House - District 5
General Nov. 4, 2014
Primary May 6, 2014

Business and Consumers

2014 Population Connection - Positions (Jan. 9, 2014) 0%
2014 United Food & Commercial Workers - Positions 0%
2013-2014 Associated General Contractors of America - Lifetime Scores (Other) 67%
2013-2014 Associated General Contractors of America - Lifetime Scores (Environment) 100%
2013-2014 Associated General Contractors of America - Lifetime Scores (Labor) 100%
2013-2014 Associated General Contractors of America - Lifetime Scores (Taxes) 100%
2013-2014 Associated General Contractors of America - Lifetime Scores (Infrastructure) 45%
2013-2014 Associated General Contractors of America - Positions 72%
2013-2014 Associated General Contractors of America - Lifetime Scores 76%
2013-2014 National Association for College Admission Counseling - Positions 0%
2013-2014 National Retail Federation - Positions: Budget/Tax 100%
2013-2014 National Retail Federation - Positions: Labor 100%
2013-2014 National Retail Federation - Positions: Healthcare (House Only) 100%
2013 Food Policy Action - Positions 0%
2013 International Foodservice Distributors Association - Positions 100%
2013 National Education Association - Positions 0%
2013 National Education Association - Positions 0%
2013 National Electrical Contractors Association - Positions 42%
2013 National Federation of Independent Business - Positions 100%
2013 The National Lumber and Building Material Dealers Association - Positions 100%
2013 United States Chamber of Commerce - Positions 85%
2013 United States Chamber of Commerce - Lifetime Score 89%
2012 National Association of Manufacturers - Positions of 112th Congress 95%
2012 National Education Association - Positions 0%
2012 National Education Association - Positions 0%
2012 National Electrical Contractors Association - Positions 70%
2012 Service Employees International Union (SEIU) - Positions 0%
2012 United States Chamber of Commerce - Lifetime Score 90%
2012 United States Chamber of Commerce - Positions 92%
2011-2012 American Association of University Women - Positions 0
2011-2012 American Council of Engineering Companies - Positions 67
2011-2012 Financial Executives International - Positions 100%
2011-2012 Food Policy Action - Positions 15%
2011-2012 Independent Electrical Contractors - Positions (House) 100%
2011-2012 International Foodservice Distributors Association - Positions (House) 100%
2011-2012 National Association for College Admission Counseling - Positions 0%
2011-2012 National Association of Manufacturers - Positions 96%
2011-2012 National Federation of Independent Business - Positions 100%
2011-2012 National Retail Federation - Positions: International Trade 100%
2011-2012 National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association - Positions 95%
2011-2012 Plumbing-Heating-Cooling Contractors-National Association - Positions 100%
2011-2012 Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council - Positions 100%
2011-2012 United Food & Commercial Workers - Positions 0%
2011 National Association for College Admission Counseling - Positions 0%
2011 National Education Association - Positions 0%
2011 National Education Association - Positions 0%
2011 National Electrical Contractors Association - Positions (House Only) 100%
2011 National Federation of Independent Business - Positions 100%
2011 National Retail Federation - Positions 100%
2011 National Small Business Association - Positions 66%
2011 National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association - Positions 100%
2011 The National Lumber and Building Material Dealers Association - Positions 100%
2011 United States Chamber of Commerce - Positions 100%
2010 The National Lumber and Building Material Dealers Association - Positions 75%
2010 United States Chamber of Commerce - Positions 88%
2009-2010 American Association of University Women - Positions 0%
2009-2010 American Council of Engineering Companies - Positions 11%
2009-2010 Associated General Contractors of America - Positions 62%
2009-2010 Independent Electrical Contractors - Positions 100%
2009-2010 International Foodservice Distributors Association - Positions 100%
2009-2010 International Warehouse Logistics Association - Positions 85%
2009-2010 National Association for College Admission Counseling - Positions 8%
2009-2010 National Association for the Self-Employed - U.S. House Score 0%
2009-2010 National Association of Manufacturers - Positions 76%
2009-2010 National Federation of Independent Business - Positions 71%
2009-2010 National Retail Federation - Positions 100%
2009-2010 National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association - Positions 44%
2009-2010 School Nutrition Association - Positions (House Only) 0%
2009-2010 Service Employees International Union (SEIU) - Positions 0%
2009-2010 Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council - Positions 100%
2009 American Association of University Women - Positions 0%
2009 Heritage Alliance - Positions 94%
2009 National Education Association - Positions on Public Education Teaching Profession Issues F
2009 National Education Association - Positions on Public Education Teaching Profession Issues F
2009 Population Connection - Committee Votes Score 0%
2009 The National Lumber and Building Material Dealers Association - Positions 100%
2009 United States Chamber of Commerce - Positions 80%
2008-2011 Global Exchange - Percent Loyalty to Finance, Insurance, Real Estate Lobby 86%
2008 Business-Industry Political Action Committee - Positions 80%
2008 Service Employees International Union (SEIU) - Positions 0%
2008 United States Chamber of Commerce - Positions 89%
2008 United States Chamber of Commerce - Lifetime Score 89%
2007-2008 American Association of University Women - Positions 50%
2007-2008 American Council of Engineering Companies - Positions 67%
2007-2008 American Forest and Paper Association - Forest Products Advocacy Score 0%
2007-2008 Associated Builders & Contractors - Positions 100%
2007-2008 Associated General Contractors of America - Positions 50%
2007-2008 International Foodservice Distributors Association - Positions 100%
2007-2008 International Warehouse Logistics Association - Positions 80%
2007-2008 National Association for College Admission Counseling - Positions 25%
2007-2008 National Association of Manufacturers - Positions 90%
2007-2008 National Federation of Independent Business - Positions 80
2007-2008 National Restaurant Association - Positions on Restaurant Advocacy 33
2007-2008 National Retail Federation - Positions Retail Industry Advocacy 0%
2007-2008 National Small Business Association - Positions 50%
2007-2008 National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association - Positions 100%
2007-2008 Plumbing-Heating-Cooling Contractors-National Association - Positions 33%
2007-2008 School Nutrition Association - Positions 0%
2007-2008 United Food & Commercial Workers - Positions 0%
2007 National Association for College Admission Counseling - Positions 0%
2007 Ohio Business Votes - Positions 100%
2007 Service Employees International Union (SEIU) - Positions 0%
2007 The National Lumber and Building Material Dealers Association - Positions 100%
2005-2006 Ohio Chamber of Commerce - Positions 100%
2005-2006 Ohio National Federation of Independent Business - Positions 100%
2004 United Conservatives of Ohio - Positions 78%
2003-2004 Ohio Chamber of Commerce - Positions 95%
2003-2004 Ohio National Federation of Independent Business - Positions 78%
2001-2002 Ohio Chamber of Commerce - Positions 97%
2001-2002 Ohio National Federation of Independent Business - Positions 100%
2001 Ohio Chamber of Commerce - Positions 100%
1999-2000 Ohio National Federation of Independent Business - Positions 100%

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