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Special Interest Groups

Rating Group: NARAL Pro-Choice Montana

2005 Positions

State Office District Name Party Rating
MT U.S. Senate Sr Jon Tester Democratic 100%
MT State House 3 Jerry O'Neil Republican 10%
MT State House 96 Carolyn Squires Democratic 100%
MT State Senate 2 Dee Brown Republican 10%
MT State Senate 4 Jon Sonju Republican 0%
MT State Senate 5 Verdell Jackson Republican 0%
MT State Senate 6 Janna Taylor Republican 10%
MT State Senate 9 Rick Ripley Republican 10%
MT State Senate 14 Llewelyn Jones Republican 10%
MT State Senate 15 Jim Peterson Republican 10%
MT State Senate 16 Jonathan Windy Boy Democratic 85%
MT State Senate 23 Alan Olson Republican 0%
MT State Senate 26 Robyn Driscoll Democratic 100%
MT State Senate 27 Elsie Arntzen Republican 0%
MT State Senate 28 Jeffrey Essmann Republican 0%
MT State Senate 32 Larry Jent Democratic 100%
MT State Senate 34 Scott Sales Republican 25%
MT State Senate 36 Debby Barrett Republican 10%
MT State Senate 37 Jon Sesso Democratic 100%
MT State Senate 38 Jim Keane Democratic 100%
MT State Senate 40 Mary Caferro Democratic 100%
MT State Senate 41 Christine Kaufmann Democratic 100%
MT State Senate 42 Dave Lewis Republican 0%
MT State Senate 48 Tom Facey Democratic 100%
MT State Senate 49 David Wanzenried Democratic 100%
MT Justice of the Supreme Court Seat 2 Mike Wheat Non-partisan 100%
MT Auditor Monica Lindeen Democratic 100%
MT Budget Director Dan Villa Democratic 100%
MT Council Member Ward 1 Brent Cromley Democratic 100%
MT Public Service Commissioner 3 Roger Koopman Republican 0%
MT Public Service Commission Vice Chair Bob Lake Republican 0%
Joan Andersen 10%
Keith Bales 0%
Joe Balyeat 0%
John Balyeat 35%
Gregory Barkus 0%
Arlene Becker 100%
Bob Bergren 100%
Norma Bixby 100%
Jerry Black 0%
Gary Branae 100%
Roy Brown 0%
John Brueggeman 0%
Edward Butcher 0%
Rosalie Buzzas 100%
Terrence Callahan 100%
Margarett Campbell 100%
Paul Clark 100%
John Cobb 60%
Vicki Cocchiarella 100%
Jill Cohenour 100%
Mike Cooney 100%
Aubyn Curtiss 0%
Sue Dickenson 100%
Tim Dowell 100%
Emelie Kay Eaton 100%
Jon Ellingson 100%
Jim Elliott 100%
John Esp 0%
George Loren Everett 0%
Eve Franklin 100%
Kevin Furey 100%
David Gallik 100%
Steven Gallus 100%
Kathleen Galvin-Halcro 100%
Kelly Gebhardt 0%
Kim Gillan 100%
William Glaser 0%
George Golie 100%
Duane Grimes 0%
Wanda Grinde 100%
George Groesbeck 100%
Gail Gutsche 100%
Robin Hamilton 100%
Kenneth Hansen 80%
Dan Harrington 100%
Christopher Kirk Harris 100%
Ray Hawk 0%
Robert Hawks 100%
Ralph Heinert, Jr. 0%
Gordon Hendrick 0%
Teresa Henry 100%
Dennis Himmelberger 10%
Cynthia Hiner 100%
Hal Jacobson 100%
Joey Jayne 80%
Bill Jones 0%
Mike Jopek 100%
Carol Juneau 100%
Bob Keenan 0%
Sam Kitzenberg 90%
Harry Klock 0%
Richard Laible 0%
Carol Lambert 10%
Michael Lange 0%
Lane Larson 100%
Jesse Laslovich 100%
Ralph Lenhart 95%
Greg Lind 100%
Gary MacLaren 0%
Rick Maedje 0%
Bruce Malcolm 0%
Jeff Mangan 100%
Gary Matthews 80%
Dave McAlpin 100%
Daniel McGee 0%
Tom McGillvray 0%
Joe McKenney 10%
Walter McNutt 10%
Scott Mendenhall 0%
Mike Milburn 5%
Penny Armstrong Morgan 0%
Lynda Moss 100%
John Musgrove 100%
Mark Noennig 50%
Art Noonan 100%
Bernie Olson 45%
John Parker 100%
Gerald Pease 100%
Gary Perry 0%
Holly Raser 100%
Diane Rice 0%
Donald Roberts 0%
John Ross 0%
Glenn Roush 100%
Don Ryan 100%
Trudi Schmidt 100%
Jim Shockley 60%
John Sinrud 0%
Veronica Small-Eastman 100%
Frank Smith 70%
Wayne Stahl 10%
Corey Stapleton 0%
Donald Steinbeisser 0%
Ronald Stoker 0%
Robert Story, Jr. 0%
Bill Tash 20%
Kenneth Toole, Jr. 100%
Joseph Tropila 0%
Pat Wagman 0%
Karl Waitschies 0%
John Ward 0%
Bill Warden 10%
Dan Weinberg 100%
Jack Wells 0%
Carol Williams 100%
Bill Wilson 100%
Jeanne Windham 70%
Brady Wiseman 100%
John Witt 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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