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Special Interest Groups

Rating Group: National Rifle Association Political Victory Fund

2006 Lifetime Score

Issues: Guns
State Office District Name Party Rating
OR U.S. Senate Jr Jeff Merkley Democratic F
OR U.S. House 5 Kurt Schrader Democratic B-
OR State House 1 Wayne Krieger Republican A+
OR State House 4 Dennis Richardson Republican A+
OR State House 5 Peter Buckley Democratic D
OR State House 6 Sal Esquivel Republican A+
OR State House 7 Bruce Hanna Republican A+
OR State House 8 Paul Holvey Democratic F
OR State House 11 Phil Barnhart Democratic F
OR State House 15 Andy Olson Republican A+
OR State House 20 Vicki Berger Republican B
OR State House 22 Betty Komp Democratic B-
OR State House 25 Kim Thatcher Republican A+
OR State House 28 Jeff Barker Democratic A+
OR State House 31 Bradley Witt Democratic B+
OR State House 32 Deborah Boone Democratic B
OR State House 33 Mitch Greenlick Democratic F
OR State House 41 Carolyn Tomei Democratic F
OR State House 53 Gene Whisnant Republican A+
OR State House 57 Greg Smith Republican A+
OR State House 58 Bob Jenson Republican A+
OR State Senate 4 Floyd Prozanski, Jr. Democratic C
OR State Senate 5 Arnold Roblan Democratic A
OR State Senate 10 Jackie Winters Republican A+
OR State Senate 11 Peter Courtney Democratic F
OR State Senate 12 Brian Boquist Republican A+
OR State Senate 15 Bruce Starr Republican A+
OR State Senate 16 Betsy Johnson Democratic B
OR State Senate 19 Richard Devlin Democratic F
OR State Senate 21 Diane Rosenbaum Democratic F
OR Commissioner At-Large Susan Morgan Republican A+
Elizabeth Beyer B
Alan Brown A+
Scott Bruun A+
Chuck Burley A+
R. Thomas Butler A+
Kevin Cameron A+
John Dallum A+
Billy Dalto A+
Jackie Dingfelder F
Debi Farr A+
Linda Flores A+
Larry Galizio F
William Garrard A+
George Gilman A+
Dave Hunt D
Jerry Krummel A+
John Lim B
Greg Macpherson F
Rick Metsger F
Karen Minnis A+
William Morrisette F
Frank Morse A+
Donna Nelson A+
Mary Nolan F
Chuck Riley F
Michael Schaufler A+
Wayne Scott A+
Patti Smith A+
Mac Sumner A+
Vicki Walker F

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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