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Special Interest Groups

Rating Group: NumbersUSA

2009-2013 Positions - Reduce Illegal Immigration at the Border (Feb 11, 2013)

Issues: Immigration
State Office District Name Party Rating
Mark Pryor 100%
Nick Rahall II 50%
Charlie Rangel 25%
Harry Reid 0%
Reid Ribble 89%
Scott Rigell 89%
Jay Rockefeller IV 73%
Mike Rogers 100%
Jon Runyan 89%
Loretta Sanchez 50%
Aaron Schock 89%
Allyson Schwartz 33%
Steve Southerland 89%
Marlin Stutzman 89%
Lee Terry 94%
John Tierney 0%
Mark Udall 5%
David Vitter 89%
Mel Watt 25%
Henry Waxman 0%
Lynn Westmoreland 100%
Ed Whitfield 100%
Frank Wolf 94%
Bill Young 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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