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Special Interest Groups

Rating Group: Ohio Federation of Teachers

2005-2006 Positions

Issues: Labor Unions
State Office District Name Party Rating
OH U.S. House 3 Joyce Beatty Democratic 100%
OH U.S. House 4 Jim Jordan Republican 0%
OH U.S. House 5 Bob Latta Republican 0%
OH U.S. House 7 Bob Gibbs Republican 0%
OH U.S. House 15 Steve Stivers Republican 0%
OH Lieutenant Governor Mary Taylor Republican 25%
OH State House 1 Ron Amstutz Republican 0%
OH State House 39 Frederick Strahorn Democratic 100%
OH State House 45 Teresa Fedor Democratic 100%
OH State House 48 Kirk Schuring Republican 0%
OH State House 58 Robert Hagan Democratic 100%
OH State House 71 Jay Hottinger Republican 0%
OH State House 78 Ron Hood Republican 25%
OH State House 81 Lynn Wachtmann Republican 0%
OH State House 89 Chris Redfern Democratic 100%
OH State Senate 2 Randall Gardner Republican 0%
OH State Senate 4 William Coley II Republican 0%
OH State Senate 8 William Seitz Republican 0%
OH State Senate 10 Christopher Widener Republican 0%
OH State Senate 11 Edna Brown Democratic 100%
OH State Senate 12 Keith Faber Republican 0%
OH State Senate 14 Joseph Uecker Republican 0%
OH State Senate 16 James Hughes Republican 0%
OH State Senate 21 Shirley Smith Democratic 75%
OH State Senate 23 Michael Skindell Democratic 100%
OH State Senate 24 Thomas Patton Republican 25%
OH State Senate 29 W. Scott Oelslager Republican 25%
OH State Senate 31 Tim Schaffer Republican 0%
OH Secretary of State Jon Husted Republican 0%
OH Agriculture Director David Daniels Republican 0%
OH Insurance Director Mary Taylor Republican 25%
OH Mayor At-Large William Healy II Democratic 100%
OH Council Member 2 Dale Miller 100%
OH Council Member 3 Daniel Brady 100%
OH Commissioner At-Large Anthony Core Republican 0%
Dixie Allen 75%
Jeffry Armbruster 0%
James Aslanides 0%
Steve Austria 0%
Catherine Barrett 100%
Charles Blasdel II 0%
Louis Blessing, Jr. 0%
John Boccieri 75%
Todd Book 100%
Tom Brinkman, Jr. 50%
Danny Bubp 0%
Stephen Buehrer 0%
Charles Calvert 0%
Kenneth Carano, Sr. 100%
John Carey, Jr. 0%
James Carmichael 0%
Timothy Cassell 100%
Gary Cates 0%
Kathleen Chandler 100%
Patricia Clancy 0%
Thom Collier 0%
Courtney Combs 0%
Kevin Coughlin 0%
Marc Dann 100%
Michael DeBose 100%
Timothy DeGeeter 100%
Kevin DeWine 0%
L. George Distel 100%
Matthew Dolan 0%
John Domenick 100%
Steve Driehaus 100%
Clyde Evans 0%
David Evans 0%
Lorraine Fende 100%
Diana Fessler 0%
Eric Fingerhut 100%
Larry Flowers 0%
Jennifer Garrison 100%
Michael Gilb 0%
David Goodman 0%
Timothy Grendell 20%
John Hagan 0%
Bill Harris 0%
William Hartnett 100%
Sandra Harwood 100%
James Hoops 0%
Jeff Jacobson 0%
Merle Grace Kearns 0%
Annie Key 100%
Sally Conway Kilbane 0%
Joseph Koziura 100%
Randy Law 0%
Mark Mallory 100%
Earl Martin 0%
Lance Mason 100%
Jim McGregor 0%
I. Miller, Jr. 100%
Mike Mitchell 100%
Larry Mumper 0%
Thomas Niehaus 0%
Robert Otterman 75%
Joy Padgett 0%
Sylvester Patton, Jr. 50%
Jeanine Perry 100%
Jon Peterson 0%
C.J. Prentiss 100%
Tom Raga 0%
Jim Raussen 25%
Linda Reidelbach 25%
Steve Reinhard 0%
Thomas Roberts 100%
Allan Sayre 100%
John Schlichter 0%
Michelle Schneider 0%
Robert Schuler 0%
Derrick Seaver 0%
Arlene Setzer 0%
Geoffrey Smith 0%
Robert Spada 0%
Jimmy Stewart 0%
Barbara Ann Sykes 100%
James Trakas 0%
Peter Ujvagi 100%
Jeff Wagner 0%
Mark Wagoner, Jr. 0%
Kathleen Walcher 0%
Shawn Webster 0%
John White 0%
John Widowfield 0%
John Willamowski 0%
Brian Williams 100%
Charlie Wilson, Jr. 100%
Larry Wolpert 0%
Claudette Woodard 100%
Tyrone Yates 100%
Kenny Yuko 100%
Kimberly Zurz 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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