Rating Group: West Virginia AFL-CIO

2008 Positions

Issues: Labor Unions
State Office Name Party Rating
WV U.S. House-3 Evan Jenkins R 100%
WV Governor Earl Tomblin D 100%
WV State House-5 David Pethtel D 67%
WV State House-6 William Romine R 33%
WV State House-7 Lynwood Ireland R 33%
WV State House-8 Bill Anderson, Jr. R 33%
WV State House-10 Frank Deem R 0%
WV State House-16 Carol Miller R 67%
WV State House-16 Jim Morgan D 100%
WV State House-17 Douglas Reynolds D 100%
WV State House-18 Kelli Sobonya R 67%
WV State House-19 Don Perdue D 100%
WV State House-24 Ralph Rodighiero D 100%
WV State House-26 Clif Moore D 100%
WV State House-29 Ricky Moye D 100%
WV State House-32 David Perry D 67%
WV State House-34 Brent Boggs D 100%
WV State House-36 Nancy Guthrie D 100%
WV State House-38 Patrick Lane R 25%
WV State House-39 Ronald Walters, Sr. R 50%
WV State House-40 Tim Armstead R 33%
WV State House-42 Ray Canterbury, Jr. R 75%
WV State House-43 William Hartman D 33%
WV State House-45 Bill Hamilton R 67%
WV State House-48 Timothy Miley D 100%
WV State House-50 Mike Caputo D 100%
WV State House-50 Linda Longstreth D 100%
WV State House-50 Tim Manchin D 100%
WV State House-51 Barbara Fleischauer D 100%
WV State House-54 Allen Evans R 33%
WV State House-57 Ruth Rowan R 75%
WV State House-58 Daryl Cowles R 33%
WV State House-61 Walter Duke R 67%
WV State House-62 John Overington R 33%
WV State Senate-1 H. Jack Yost, Jr. D 100%
WV State Senate-2 Jeff Kessler D 100%
WV State Senate-3 Bob Ashley R 25%
WV State Senate-3 Donna Boley R 0%
WV State Senate-4 Mitchell Carmichael R 0%
WV State Senate-4 Mike Hall R 0%
WV State Senate-5 Robert Plymale D 100%
WV State Senate-7 Ron Stollings D 50%
WV State Senate-13 Bob Beach D 100%
WV State Senate-13 Roman Prezioso, Jr. D 100%
WV State Senate-14 Dave Sypolt R 0%
WV State Senate-15 Craig Blair R 33%
WV State Senate-16 John Unger II D 100%
WV State Senate-17 Corey Palumbo D 67%
WV Mayor-At-Large Andy McKenzie 100%
WV Commissioner-At-Large Tim Ennis 67%
WV Commissioner-At-Large Orphy Klempa 100%
WV Commissioner-At-Large Harold Michael 33%
WV Commissioner-At-Large Scott Varner 67%
WV State Board of Education Thomas Campbell N/A 50%
Troy Andes 0%
Sam Argento 100%
Tom Azinger 33%
Billy Bailey, Jr. 100%
Larry Barker 100%
Clark Barnes 0%
Larry Border 25%
Edwin Bowman 100%
Bonnie Brown 100%
Dwight Richard Browning 33%
Mike Burdiss 100%
Samuel Cann, Sr. 25%
Donald Caruth 0%
H. Truman Chafin 100%
Kevin Craig 67%
Gerald Crosier 67%
Joe DeLong 100%
John Doyle 67%
Larry Edgell 100%
Jeff Eldridge 100%
John Ellem 67%
Ted Ellis 100%
Karen Facemyer 100%
John Fanning 100%
Daniel Foster 100%
Ronald Fragale 100%
Eustace Frederick 50%
Louis Gall, Jr. 100%
Mike Green 100%
Jesse Guills, Jr. 0%
Barbara Hatfield 100%
Walter Helmick 100%
Dave Higgins 67%
Lidella Hrutkay 100%
Jon Hunter 100%
Talmadge Hutchins 67%
Richard Iaquinta 100%
Mel Kessler 100%
Kerry Steven Kominar 33%
Marshall Long 50%
Shirley Love 100%
Virginia Mahan 100%
Charlene Marshall 100%
Dale Martin 100%
Brooks McCabe, Jr. 100%
Jonathan Miller 0%
Joseph Minard 50%
Mike Oliverio II 100%
Brady Paxton 100%
John Pino 25%
Dan Poling 100%
Mary Poling 100%
Mike Porter, Sr. 33%
Bill Proudfoot 100%
Robert Schadler 67%
Patti Schoen 33%
Stan Shaver 67%
Alex Shook 100%
Sharon Spencer 100%
Victor Sprouse 0%
Margaret Staggers 75%
Douglas Stalnaker 50%
William Stemple 100%
Dale Stephens 100%
Linda Sumner 25%
Randy Swartzmiller 100%
Robert Tabb 67%
Joe Talbott 100%
Jeff Tansill 33%
Rick Thompson 100%
Kenneth Tucker 100%
Carrie Webster 100%
Danny Wells 100%
Erik Wells 50%
Randy White 100%
Harry White 100%
Larry Williams 67%
Locke Wysong 75%
John Yoder 0%

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