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Special Interest Groups

Rating Group: Nebraska Chamber of Commerce & Industry

2013 Positions (Senate)

State Office District Name Party Rating
Gregory Adams 89
Brad Ashford 100
William Avery 100
Dave Bloomfield 88
NE State Senate 29 Kate Bolz Non-partisan 100
NE State Senate 16 Lydia Brasch Non-partisan 88
Kathy Campbell 100
Tom Carlson 100
NE State Senate 11 Ernie Chambers Non-partisan 86
Mark Christensen 88
Colby Coash 86
Danielle Conrad 100
Tanya Cook 100
NE State Senate 45 Sue Crawford Non-partisan 88
NE State Senate 43 Al Davis Non-partisan 78
Annette Dubas 100
NE State Senate 35 Mike Gloor Non-partisan 100
Ken Haar 100
NE State Senate 37 Galen Hadley Non-partisan 100
Thomas Hansen 78
John Harms 88
NE State Senate 8 Burke Harr Non-partisan 100
NE State Senate 9 Sara Howard Non-partisan 100
NE Auditor of Public Accounts Charlie Janssen Republican 71
Jerry Johnson 100
Russ Karpisek 78
NE State Senate 2 Bill Kintner Non-partisan 88
NE State Senate 31 Rick Kolowski Non-partisan 88
NE State Senate 10 Bob Krist Non-partisan 88
NE State Senate 40 Tyson Larson Non-partisan 83
Steve Lathrop 100
Scott Lautenbaugh 80
NE State Senate 39 Beau McCoy Non-partisan 86
Amanda McGill 100
Heath Mello 100
NE State Senate 49 John Murante Non-partisan 86
John Nelson 88
Jeremy Nordquist 100
Pete Pirsch 89
Scott Price 100
NE State Senate 19 Jim Scheer Non-partisan 89
NE State Senate 47 Ken Schilz Non-partisan 86
NE State Senate 22 Paul Schumacher Non-partisan 100
NE State Senate 33 Les Seiler Non-partisan 100
NE State Senate 14 Jim Smith Non-partisan 83
NE State Senate 41 Kate Sullivan Non-partisan 88
Norman Wallman 89
NE State Senate 1 Dan Watermeier Non-partisan 100
John Wightman 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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