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Special Interest Groups

Rating Group: Research Institute for Economic Development

2006 Positions on Pro-Business Policy

State Office District Name Party Rating
OK Lieutenant Governor Todd Lamb Republican 91
OK State House 4 Mike Brown Democratic 70
OK State House 5 Doug Cox Republican 85
OK State House 7 Larry Glenn Democratic 70
OK State House 8 Ben Sherrer Democratic 60
OK State House 10 Steve Martin Republican 90
OK State House 12 Wade Rousselot Democratic 75
OK State House 13 Jerry McPeak Democratic 39
OK State House 16 Jerry Shoemake Democratic 70
OK State House 19 R. C. Pruett Democratic 79
OK State House 33 Lee Denney Republican 92
OK State House 38 Dale DeWitt Republican 93
OK State House 39 Marian Cooksey Republican 78
OK State House 40 Mike Jackson Republican 97
OK State House 42 Lisa Billy Republican 85
OK State House 54 Paul Wesselhoft Republican 47
OK State House 58 Jeff Hickman Republican 92
OK State House 61 Gus Blackwell Republican 97
OK State House 63 Don Armes Republican 96
OK State House 64 Ann Coody Republican 92
OK State House 65 Joe Dorman Democratic 74
OK State House 67 Pam Peterson Republican 74
OK State House 78 Jeannie McDaniel Democratic 60
OK State House 84 Sally Kern Republican 59
OK State House 89 Rebecca Hamilton Democratic 19
OK State House 91 Mike Reynolds Republican 20
OK State House 92 Richard Morrissette Democratic 39
OK State House 97 Mike Shelton Democratic 43
OK State House 98 John Trebilcock Republican 78
OK State House 101 Gary Banz Republican 90
OK State Senate 1 Charles Wyrick Democratic 66
OK State Senate 5 Jerry Ellis Democratic 76
OK State Senate 9 Earl Garrison Democratic 77
OK State Senate 11 Jabar Shumate Democratic 63
OK State Senate 12 Brian Bingman Republican 100
OK State Senate 13 Susan Paddack Democratic 82
OK State Senate 19 Patrick Anderson Republican 87
OK State Senate 22 Rob Johnson Republican 91
OK State Senate 23 Ron Justice Republican 94
OK State Senate 25 Mike Mazzei Republican 100
OK State Senate 28 Harry Coates, Jr. Republican 91
OK State Senate 29 John Ford Republican 79
OK State Senate 31 Don Barrington Republican 91
OK State Senate 32 Randy Bass Democratic 77
OK State Senate 39 Brian Crain Republican 97
OK State Senate 40 Cliff Branan Republican 100
OK State Senate 41 Clark Jolley Republican 100
OK State Senate 42 Cliff Aldridge Republican 86
OK State Senate 48 Constance Johnson Democratic 71
OK Attorney General Scott Pruitt Republican 53
OK Secretary of State Chris Benge Republican 86
OK Commissioner 2 Mike Thompson 82
OK Commissioner 3 Ron Peters Republican 90
OK Treasurer Ken Miller Republican 93
Tom Adelson 60
Dennis Adkins 95
Jari Askins 79
John Auffet 58
Thad Balkman 75
Deborah Kay Blackburn 51
David Braddock 91
Neil Brannon 78
Randy Brogdon 60
Bernest Cain, Jr. 70
Kevin Calvey 77
Gilmer Neely Capps 70
John Wayne Carey 70
Lance Cargill 100
Bill Case 75
Glenn Coffee 98
Kenneth Corn 71
James Covey 76
Johnnie Crutchfield 73
Odilia Dank 80
Dale DePue 90
Abe Deutschendorf 71
Rex Duncan 50
Mary Easley 66
Joe Eddins 27
Ted Fisher 100
Darrell Gilbert 32
Jay Paul Gumm 82
J. Berry Harrison 50
Terry Harrison, Jr. 62
Chris Hastings 7
Todd Hiett 100
Wes Hilliard 74
Calvin Jackson Hobson III 73
Terry Hyman 72
Terry Ingmire 97
Shane Jett 91
Mike Johnson 94
Tad Jones 90
Ryan Dean Kiesel 52
Lucky Lamons 98
Charlie Laster 79
Owen Laughlin 80
Daisy Lawler 89
Debbe Leftwich 76
Richard Lerblance 67
Guy Liebmann 86
Al Lindley 41
Mark Liotta 98
Michael Mass 46
Raymond Gene McCarter 73
Ryan McMullen 73
Doug Miller 86
Ray Miller 54
Danny Morgan 74
Fred Samuel Morgan 85
Mike Morgan 82
David Myers 94
John Nance 85
Bill Nations 53
Jim Newport 90
Jonathan Nichols 83
Fred Perry 81
Ron Peterson 98
Greg Piatt 74
Bob Plunk 70
Jeff Rabon 61
Jim Reynolds 76
Phil Richardson 96
Nancy Riley 87
Paul Roan 62
Curt Roggow 83
Franklin David Shurden 48
John Smaligo, Jr. 97
Glen Bud Smithson 61
Barbara Annette Staggs 47
Kris Steele 98
Dan Sullivan 97
Joe Loyd Sweeden 78
Stratton Taylor 37
Randy Terrill 70
Sue Tibbs 80
Opio Toure 0
Dale Turner 59
Purcy Walker 79
Kathleen Wilcoxson 81
James Williamson 77
Jim Wilson 75
Mike Wilt 77
Susan Winchester 100
Trebor Worthen 71
John Wright 70
Ray Young 58

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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