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Special Interest Groups

Rating Group: Council for a Livable World

2013-2014 Positions (House)

State Office District Name Party Rating
Rush Holt, Jr. 60%
Steven Horsford 30%
Jack Kingston 20%
Tom Latham 20%
Dan Maffei 50%
Jim Matheson 40%
Vance McAllister, Sr. 20%
Carolyn McCarthy 0%
Mike McIntyre 40%
Buck McKeon 10%
Mike Michaud 90%
Gary Miller 20%
George Miller 100%
Jim Moran, Jr. 90%
Gloria Negrete McLeod 70%
Alan Nunnelee 20%
Bill Owens 50%
Ed Pastor 70%
Tom Petri 60%
Trey Radel 20%
Nick Rahall II 70%
Mike Rogers 10%
Jon Runyan 20%
Brad Schneider 80%
Aaron Schock 10%
Allyson Schwartz 90%
Carol Shea-Porter 50%
Steve Southerland 20%
Steve Stockman 20%
Lee Terry 20%
John Tierney 100%
Mel Watt 100%
Henry Waxman 80%
Frank Wolf 20%

How to Interpret these Evaluations

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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