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Special Interest Groups

Rating Group: West Virginia AFL-CIO

2005 Positions

Issues: Labor Unions
State Office District Name Party Rating
WV U.S. House 3 Evan Jenkins Republican 100%
WV State House 5 David Pethtel Democratic 100%
WV State House 6 William Romine Republican 100%
WV State House 8 Bill Anderson, Jr. Republican 100%
WV State House 10 Frank Deem Republican 100%
WV State House 11 Bob Ashley Republican 0%
WV State House 16 Jim Morgan Democratic 100%
WV State House 18 Kelli Sobonya Republican 0%
WV State House 19 Don Perdue Democratic 100%
WV State House 21 Harry White Democratic 100%
WV State House 26 Clif Moore Democratic 100%
WV State House 32 David Perry Democratic 100%
WV State House 34 Brent Boggs Democratic 100%
WV State House 38 Patrick Lane Republican 100%
WV State House 39 Ronald Walters, Sr. Republican 100%
WV State House 40 Tim Armstead Republican 0%
WV State House 42 Ray Canterbury, Jr. Republican 100%
WV State House 43 William Hartman Democratic 100%
WV State House 45 Bill Hamilton Republican 100%
WV State House 48 Timothy Miley Democratic 100%
WV State House 50 Mike Caputo Democratic 100%
WV State House 50 Tim Manchin Democratic 100%
WV State House 51 Cindy Frich Republican 100%
WV State House 54 Allen Evans Republican 100%
WV State House 57 Ruth Rowan Republican 100%
WV State House 61 Walter Duke Republican 100%
WV State House 62 John Overington Republican 100%
WV State Senate 1 H. Jack Yost, Jr. Democratic 100%
WV State Senate 2 Jeffrey Kessler Democratic 100%
WV State Senate 3 Donna Boley Republican 100%
WV State Senate 4 Mitchell Carmichael Republican 100%
WV State Senate 4 Mike Hall Republican 100%
WV State Senate 5 Robert Plymale Democratic 100%
WV State Senate 13 Bob Beach Democratic 100%
WV State Senate 13 Roman Prezioso, Jr. Democratic 100%
WV State Senate 15 Craig Blair Republican 0%
WV State Senate 15 Charles Trump IV Republican 0%
WV State Senate 16 John Unger II Democratic 100%
WV State Senate 17 Corey Palumbo Democratic 100%
WV Commissioner of Agriculture Walter Helmick Democratic 100%
WV Mayor At-Large Andy McKenzie 100%
WV Public Service Commissioner Brooks McCabe, Jr. 100%
WV Commissioner At-Large Tim Ennis 100%
WV Commissioner At-Large Harold Michael 100%
WV Commissioner At-Large Scott Varner 100%
Constantino Amores, Jr. 100%
Sam Argento 100%
Tom Azinger 100%
Billy Bailey, Jr. 100%
Larry Barker 100%
Clark Barnes 100%
J.D. Beane 100%
Larry Border 100%
Bonnie Brown 100%
Dwight Richard Browning 100%
Greg Butcher 100%
Thomas Campbell 100%
Samuel Cann, Sr. 100%
Donald Caruth 100%
H. Truman Chafin 100%
Kevin Craig 100%
Gerald Crosier 100%
Joe DeLong 100%
Tracy Dempsey 100%
John Doyle 100%
Larry Edgell 100%
Jeff Eldridge 100%
John Ellem 100%
Karen Facemyer 100%
John Fanning 100%
Joe Ferrell 100%
Daniel Foster 100%
Ronald Fragale 100%
Eustace Frederick 100%
Jesse Guills, Jr. 100%
Steve Harrison 0%
Barbara Hatfield 100%
Nancy Houston 100%
Greg Howard 100%
Lidella Hrutkay 100%
Mark Hunt 100%
Jon Hunter 100%
Richard Iaquinta 100%
Robert Kiss 100%
Kerry Steven Kominar 100%
Charles Lanham 100%
Margarette Leach 100%
Marshall Long 100%
William Louisos 100%
Shirley Love 100%
Virginia Mahan 100%
Charlene Marshall 100%
Dale Martin 100%
Joseph Minard 100%
Sarah Minear 100%
Mike Oliverio II 100%
Brady Paxton 100%
John Pino 100%
Mary Poling 100%
Mike Porter, Sr. 100%
Bill Proudfoot 100%
Victor Roberts, Jr. 0%
Robert Schadler 100%
Patti Schoen 0%
William Sharpe, Jr. 100%
Sharon Spencer 100%
Victor Sprouse 100%
Douglas Stalnaker 100%
W. Richard Staton 100%
William Stemple 100%
Dale Stephens 100%
Deborah Stevens 0%
Linda Sumner 0%
Sally Matz Susman 0%
Randy Swartzmiller 100%
Robert Tabb 100%
Joe Talbott 100%
Jeff Tansill 100%
Rick Thompson 100%
Ron Thompson, Jr. 100%
Kenneth Tucker 100%
Christopher Wakim 0%
Carrie Webster 100%
Russell Weeks, Jr. 100%
Danny Wells 100%
Randy White 100%
L. Gil White 100%
Larry Williams 100%
Locke Wysong 100%
John Yoder 100%

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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