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Special Interest Groups

Rating Group: Massachusetts Audubon Society (Legislative Affairs)

2004 Positions

Issues: Environment
State Office District Name Party Rating
Robert Antonioni 82%
MA State House Fourteenth Middlesex Cory Atkins Democratic 92%
Demetrius Atsalis 92%
MA State House First Norfolk Bruce Ayers Democratic 89%
Steven Baddour 82%
MA State House Twelfth Middlesex Ruth Balser Democratic 92%
Jarrett Barrios 91%
Frederick Berry 73%
MA State House Seventeenth Worcester John Binienda, Sr. Democratic 92%
Deborah Blumer 96%
Daniel Bosley 92%
MA State House Third Plymouth Garrett Bradley Democratic 89%
MA State Senate Worcester, Hampden, Hampshire and Middlesex Stephen Brewer Democratic 82%
Arthur Broadhurst, Jr. 92%
Scott Brown 75%
MA State House Thirteenth Bristol Antonio Cabral Democratic 92%
Jennifer Callahan 100%
MA State House Tenth Plymouth Christine Canavan Democratic 92%
MA State Senate First Hampden and Hampshire Gale Candaras Democratic 85%
Mark Carron 92%
Paul Casey 89%
MA State Senate First Worcester Harriette Chandler Democratic 82%
Cheryl Coakley-Rivera 92%
Edward Connolly 89%
Michael Coppola 39%
Robert Correia 92%
MA State House First Essex Michael Costello Democratic 92%
Robert Coughlin 100%
Geraldine Creedon 92%
Robert Creedon, Jr. 82%
MA State Senate First Middlesex and Norfolk Cindy Creem Democratic 82%
MA State House Nineteenth Suffolk Robert DeLeo Democratic 92%
MA State House First Plymouth Vinny deMacedo Republican 54%
MA State House Third Essex Brian Dempsey Democratic 92%
Salvatore DiMasi 92%
MA State House Thirty-Fifth Middlesex Paul Donato, Sr. Democratic 92%
Christopher Donelan 100%
Joseph Driscoll, Jr. 92%
MA State Senate Middlesex and Worcester James Eldridge Democratic 100%
Lewis Evangelidis 46%
James Fagan 92%
MA State House Thirty-Third Middlesex Christopher Fallon Democratic 92%
Mark Falzone 92%
Susan Fargo 82%
MA State House Tenth Essex Robert Fennell Democratic 92%
Michael Festa 100%
MA State Senate Second Essex and Middlesex Barry Finegold Democratic 81%
David Flynn 92%
MA State House Seventh Suffolk Gloria Fox Democratic 96%
John Fresolo 92%
MA State House Seventh Worcester Paul Frost Republican 54%
MA State House Sixth Norfolk William Galvin Democratic 92%
MA State House Thirty-Sixth Middlesex Colleen Garry Democratic 100%
MA State House Second Plymouth Susan Gifford Republican 54%
MA State House Fifth Worcester Anne Gobi Democratic 92%
Emile Goguen 96%
MA State House Sixteenth Middlesex Thomas Golden, Jr. Democratic 89%
Shirley Gomes 69%
Mary Grant 100%
William Greene, Jr. 92%
MA State House Fifth Bristol Patricia Haddad Democratic 92%
Geoffrey Hall 92%
Robert Hargraves 46%
Lida Harkins 92%
John Hart, Jr. 91%
Robert Havern III 82%
MA State Senate Plymouth and Norfolk Robert Hedlund, Jr. Republican 59%
MA State House Fourth Essex Bradford Hill Republican 69%
MA State House Seventeenth Suffolk Kevin Honan Democratic 92%
MA State Senate Second Hampden and Hampshire Don Humason, Jr. Republican 46%
Frank Hynes 92%
MA State Senate Second Middlesex Pat Jehlen Democratic 92%
MA State House Twentieth Middlesex Brad Jones, Jr. Republican 46%
MA State Senate Norfolk, Bristol and Plymouth Brian Joyce Democratic 91%
MA State House Eighth Norfolk Louis Kafka Democratic 92%
Michael Kane 92%
MA Secretary of Labor and Workforce Development Rachel Kaprielian Democratic 96%
MA State House Fifteenth Middlesex Jay Kaufman Democratic 73%
Daniel Keenan 92%
MA State Senate Second Plymouth and Bristol Thomas Kennedy Democratic 85%
MA State House Eleventh Middlesex Kay Khan Democratic 100%
Michael Knapik 46%
Brian Knuuttila 96%
MA State House First Hampshire Peter Kocot Democratic 100%
MA State House Eleventh Bristol Robert Koczera Democratic 92%
Peter Koutoujian 92%
Paul Kujawski 96%
MA State House First Franklin Stephen Kulik Democratic 100%
William Lantigua 92%
James Leary 100%
Stephen LeDuc 92%
Brian Lees 36%
John Lepper 46%
MA State House Fifth Middlesex David Linsky Democratic 100%
Barbara L'Italien 92%
Paul Loscocco 46%
MA State House Eleventh Suffolk Elizabeth Malia Democratic 100%
MA State House Third Norfolk Ronald Mariano Democratic 89%
J. James Marzilli, Jr. 100%
MA State Senate Third Essex Thomas McGee Democratic 82%
Joan Menard 82%
MA State House Nineteenth Middlesex James Miceli Democratic 100%
MA State Senate Second Bristol and Plymouth Mark Montigny Democratic 82%
MA State Senate Worcester and Norfolk Richard Moore Democratic 77%
Michael Morrissey 82%
Charles Murphy 92%
MA State House Fourth Norfolk James Murphy Democratic 92%
Kevin Murphy 92%
MA State Senate Plymouth and Barnstable Therese Murray Democratic 82%
MA State House Seventeenth Middlesex David Nangle Democratic 92%
MA State House Twelfth Worcester Harold Naughton, Jr. Democratic 89%
Andrea Nuciforo, Jr. 91%
Robert Nyman 92%
Thomas O'Brien 92%
Eugene O'Flaherty 92%
Robert O'Leary 82%
Shirley Owens-Hicks 92%
MA State Senate First Plymouth and Bristol Marc Pacheco Democratic 82%
Steven Panagiotakos 82%
Marie Parente 92%
Matthew Patrick 100%
Anne Marie Paulsen 92%
Vincent Pedone 92%
MA State House Fourteenth Norfolk Alice Peisch Democratic 100%
Jeff Perry 46%
Douglas Petersen 100%
MA State House Ninth Worcester George Peterson, Jr. Republican 54%
MA State House Seventh Hampden Thomas Petrolati Democratic 92%
MA State Senate First Suffolk and Middlesex Anthony Petruccelli Democratic 92%
MA State House Fourth Berkshire Smitty Pignatelli Democratic 100%
MA State House Fourteenth Bristol Elizabeth Poirier Republican 46%
Karyn Polito 54%
Susan Pope 46%
John Quinn 92%
Kathi-Anne Reinstein 96%
Pamela Resor 77%
MA State Senate First Bristol and Plymouth Michael Rodrigues Democratic 96%
Mary Rogeness 54%
MA State House Twelfth Norfolk John Rogers Democratic 89%
MA State Senate Hampshire, Franklin and Worcester Stan Rosenberg Democratic 82%
MA State Senate Norfolk and Suffolk Mike Rush Democratic 100%
MA State House Ninth Suffolk Byron Rushing Democratic 100%
MA State House Fifteenth Suffolk Jeffrey Sánchez Democratic 92%
MA State House Fourteenth Suffolk Angelo Scaccia Democratic 92%
MA State House Second Hampshire John Scibak Democratic 100%
Charles Shannon, Jr. 82%
MA State House Fifteenth Norfolk Frank Smizik Democratic 92%
MA State House Thirteenth Essex Theodore Speliotis Democratic 92%
Robert Spellane 92%
Joyce Spiliotis 100%
Harriett Stanley 92%
MA Councilor At-Large Thomas Stanley 92%
MA State House Ninth Middlesex Thomas Stanley Democratic 92%
Marie St. Fleur 92%
MA State House Third Hampshire Ellen Story Democratic 92%
MA State House Tenth Bristol William Straus Democratic 92%
David Sullivan 100%
MA State House Eleventh Hampden Benjamin Swan, Sr. Democratic 100%
MA State Senate First Essex and Middlesex Bruce Tarr Republican 64%
Kathleen Teahan 100%
MA State House Seventh Norfolk Walter Timilty Democratic 92%
Richard Tisei 59%
Stephen Tobin 92%
Steven Tolman 91%
MA Council Member At-Large Tim Toomey, Jr. 92%
MA State House Twenty-Sixth Middlesex Tim Toomey, Jr. Democratic 92%
David Torrisi 89%
Philip Travis 92%
Susan Tucker 91%
Eric Turkington 100%
Jim Vallee 92%
Anthony Verga 92%
MA State House Eighth Hampden Joseph Wagner Democratic 92%
Brian Wallace 92%
Patricia Walrath 92%
Marian Walsh 82%
MA Mayor At-Large Martin Walsh Democratic 100%
Steven Walsh 92%
Daniel Webster 46%
Dianne Wilkerson 82%
Alice Wolf 89%

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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