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Special Interest Groups

Rating Group: Missouri Gun Owners of America

1998 Positions

Issues: Guns
State Office District Name Party Rating
Todd Akin 100%
Bill Alter 100%
Norma Champion 100%
Jonathan Dolan 100%
T. Mark Elliott 100%
Charles Gross 100%
MO U.S. House 4 Vicky Hartzler Republican 100%
Ted Clint House 100%
William Patrick Kenney 100%
David Klarich 100%
David Klindt 100%
Don Koller 100%
Kenneth Legan 100%
Beth Long 100%
William Luetkenhaus 100%
Jerry McBride 100%
Patrick Naeger 100%
Francis Overschmidt 100%
Chuck Pryor 100%
Chuck Purgason 100%
Bill Ransdall 100%
Annie Reinhart 100%
Luann Ridgeway 100%
Mary Lou Sallee 100%
David Schwab 100%
Delbert Scott 100%
Marvin Singleton 100%
Donald William Summers 100%
Chuck Surface 100%
Merrill Townley 100%
Joseph Treadway 100%
Charlie Ballard 92%
Mitchell Johnson 92%
Fredrick Pouche 92%
Carson Ross 91%
Don Kissell 77%
Ronnie Miller 77%
Carl Hendrickson 62%
Gary Wiggins 62%
David Lawrence Reynolds 0%

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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