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Special Interest Groups

Rating Group: Idaho Conservative

2007 Positions on Conservative Issues

Issues: Conservative
State Office District Name Party Rating
ID U.S. House 1 Raúl Labrador Republican 78
ID Lieutenant Governor Brad Little Republican 71
ID State House 6B John Rusche Democratic 0
ID State House 7B Paul Shepherd Republican 100
ID State House 13A Brent Crane Republican 89
ID State House 13B Gary Collins Republican 78
ID State House 14A Mike Moyle Republican 89
ID State House 15A Lynn Luker Republican 78
ID State House 17B Susan Chew Democratic 11
ID State House 18B Phylis King Democratic 0
ID State House 22A John Vander Woude Republican 100
ID State House 23A Rich Wills Republican 67
ID State House 23B Pete Nielsen, Sr. Republican 78
ID State House 25A Maxine Bell Republican 67
ID State House 26B Donna Pence Democratic 11
ID State House 27A Scott Bedke Republican 89
ID State House 27B Fred Wood Republican 78
ID State House 28A Ken Andrus Republican 88
ID State House 29B Elaine Smith Democratic 0
ID State House 32B Tom Loertscher Republican 89
ID State House 34B Dell Raybould Republican 89
ID State Senate 1 Shawn Keough Republican 57
ID State Senate 3 Bob Nonini Republican 100
ID State Senate 8 Steven Thayn Republican 78
ID State Senate 11 Patti Lodge Republican 71
ID State Senate 13 Curtis McKenzie Republican 86
ID State Senate 14 Marv Hagedorn Republican 100
ID State Senate 21 Cliff Bayer Republican 88
ID State Senate 23 Bert Brackett Republican 89
ID State Senate 25 Jim Patrick Republican 78
ID State Senate 30 Dean Mortimer Republican 89
ID State Senate 31 Steve Bair Republican 71
ID State Senate 33 Bart Davis Republican 86
ID State Senate 34 Brent Hill Republican 86
ID State Senate 35 Jeff Siddoway Republican 86
ID Secretary of State Lawerence Denney Republican 89
ID Director of the Department of Administration Robert Geddes Republican 71
ID Director of the Department of Insurance Dean Cameron No Party Affiliation 71
ID Tax Commissioner Elliot Werk Democratic 14
Eric Anderson 78
John Andreason 43
Lenore Barrett 100
Stanley Bastian 71
Carlos Bilbao 78
Diane Bilyeu 43
Max Black 33
Sharon Block 67
Leslie Bock 11
Donna Boe 11
Darrell Bolz 89
Larry Bradford 78
Joyce Broadsword 43
F. Burkett 0
Marge Chadderdon 78
Elizabeth Chavez 0
James Clark 89
Charles Coiner 0
Tim Corder, Sr. 57
Denton Darrington 71
Branden Durst 33
Clete Edmunson 67
George Eskridge 78
Russ Fulcher 100
Tom Gannon 67
John Goedde 86
James Hammond 57
Phil Hart 89
Richard Harwood 100
Leland Heinrich 71
Margaret Henbest 33
Frank Henderson 89
Wendy Jaquet 0
Michael Jorgenson 86
Kate Kelly 14
William Killen 0
Stephen Kren, Jr. 89
Dennis Lake 89
David Langhorst 0
Nicole LeFavour 0
Edgar Malepeai 14
Jim Marriott 100
Russ Mathews 89
Janice McGeachin 87
John McGee 71
Shirley McKague 86
Anne Pasley-Stuart 0
Monty Pearce 100
Melvin Richardson 86
Robert Ring 50
Shirley Ringo 0
Ken Roberts 89
James Ruchti 22
George Sayler 0
Robert Schaefer, Sr. 89
Gary Schroeder 33
Mary Lou Shepherd 56
Mack Shirley 78
Jerry Shively 11
Leon Smith, Jr. 67
Mark Snodgrass 50
Joe Stegner 14
W. Stennett 14
John Stevenson 88
Thomas Trail 29
JoAn Wood 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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