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Special Interest Groups

Rating Group: National Association of Elementary School Principals

2005 Positions

State Office District Name Party Rating
PA U.S. House 9 Bill Shuster Republican 0%
ID U.S. House 2 Mike Simpson Republican 0%
Ike Skelton 100%
NY U.S. House 25 Louise Slaughter Democratic 100%
WA U.S. House 9 Adam Smith Democratic 100%
NJ U.S. House 4 Chris Smith Republican 0%
Gordon Smith 0%
TX U.S. House 21 Lamar Smith Republican 0%
Olympia Snowe 0%
Vic Snyder 100%
Hilda Solis 100%
Mark Souder 0%
Arlen Specter 0%
John Spratt, Jr. 100%
MI U.S. Senate Jr Debbie Stabenow Democratic 0%
Pete Stark 100%
Cliff Stearns 50%
Ted Stevens 0%
Bart Stupak 100%
John Sullivan 0%
John Sununu 0%
Tom Tancredo 0%
John Tanner 100%
Ellen Tauscher 100%
Gene Taylor 100%
NE U.S. House 2 Lee Terry Republican 0%
Craig Thomas 0%
MS U.S. House 2 Bennie Thompson Democratic 100%
CA U.S. House 5 Mike Thompson Democratic 100%
TX U.S. House 13 Mac Thornberry Republican 0%
SD U.S. Senate Jr John Thune Republican 0%
Todd Tiahrt 0%
OH U.S. House 12 Pat Tiberi Republican 0%
MA U.S. House 6 John Tierney Democratic 100%
Ed Towns 100%
Stephanie Tubbs Jones 100%
OH U.S. House 10 Mike Turner Republican 0%
CO U.S. Senate Sr Mark Udall Democratic 100%
NM U.S. Senate Sr Tom Udall Democratic 100%
MI U.S. House 6 Fred Upton Republican 0%
MD U.S. House 8 Chris Van Hollen, Jr. Democratic 100%
NY U.S. House 7 Nydia Velázquez Democratic 100%
IN U.S. House 1 Pete Visclosky Democratic 100%
LA U.S. Senate Jr David Vitter Republican 0%
George Voinovich 0%
OR U.S. House 2 Greg Walden Republican 0%
James Walsh 0%
Zach Wamp 0%
John Warner 0%
FL U.S. House 23 Debbie Wasserman Schultz Democratic 100%
CA U.S. House 43 Maxine Waters Democratic 100%
Diane Watson 100%
Mel Watt 100%
CA U.S. House 33 Henry Waxman Democratic 100%
Anthony Weiner 100%
David Weldon 0%
Gerald Weller 0%
GA U.S. House 3 Lynn Westmoreland Republican 0%
Robert Wexler 100%
KY U.S. House 1 Ed Whitfield Republican 0%
MS U.S. Senate Jr Roger Wicker Republican 0%
SC U.S. House 2 Joe Wilson, Sr. Republican 0%
Heather Wilson 100%
VA U.S. House 10 Frank Wolf Republican 0%
Lynn Woolsey 100%
David Wu 100%
OR U.S. Senate Sr Ron Wyden Democratic 0%
Albert Wynn 100%
Bill Young 0%
AK U.S. House At-Large Don Young Republican 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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