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Special Interest Groups

Rating Group: Maryland Accountability Project

2005 Positions

State Office District Name Party Rating
MD U.S. House 1 Andy Harris Republican 84%
MD State House 5 Susan Krebs Republican 68%
MD State House 7 Richard Impallaria Republican 75%
MD State House 7 Patrick McDonough Republican 74%
MD State House 8 Eric Bromwell Democratic 54%
MD State House 8 John Cluster, Jr. Republican 76%
MD State House 9A Warren Miller Republican 88%
MD State House 10 Adrienne Jones Democratic 16%
MD State House 11 Dan Morhaim Democratic 20%
MD State House 13 Shane Pendergrass Democratic 16%
MD State House 13 Frank Turner Democratic 16%
MD State House 14 Anne Kaiser Democratic 20%
MD State House 15 Kathleen Dumais Democratic 20%
MD State House 17 Kumar Barve Democratic 24%
MD State House 18 Ana Sol Gutierrez Democratic 16%
MD State House 20 Sheila Hixson Democratic 20%
MD State House 21 Barbara Frush Democratic 9%
MD State House 22 Tawanna Gaines Democratic 20%
MD State House 22 Anne Healey Democratic 20%
MD State House 23B Marvin Holmes, Jr. Democratic 16%
MD State House 23B Joseph Vallario, Jr. Democratic 16%
MD State House 24 Carolyn Howard Democratic 21%
MD State House 24 Michael Vaughn Democratic 10%
MD State House 25 Dereck Davis Democratic 28%
MD State House 28 Sally Jameson Democratic 24%
MD State House 29C Anthony O'Donnell, Sr. Republican 68%
MD State House 30A Mike Busch Democratic 24%
MD State House 30A Herbert McMillan Republican 68%
MD State House 32 Ted Sophocleus Democratic 52%
MD State House 33 Tony McConkey Republican 76%
MD State House 34B Susan McComas Republican 68%
MD State House 39 Charles Barkley Democratic 28%
MD State House 41 Jill Carter Democratic 16%
MD State House 41 Nathaniel Oaks Democratic 29%
MD State House 41 Samuel Rosenberg Democratic 20%
MD State House 42B Susan Aumann Republican 60%
MD State House 43 Curt Anderson Democratic 20%
MD State House 43 Maggie McIntosh Democratic 24%
MD State House 44A Keith Haynes Democratic 24%
MD State House 45 Talmadge Branch Democratic 24%
MD State House 46 Peter Hammen Democratic 24%
MD State Senate 1 George Edwards Republican 56%
MD State Senate 2 Christopher Shank Republican 68%
MD State Senate 7 JB Jennings Republican 80%
MD State Senate 8 Katherine Ann Klausmeier Democratic 36%
MD State Senate 9 Gail Bates Republican 80%
MD State Senate 10 Delores Kelley Democratic 20%
MD State Senate 11 Robert Zirkin Democratic 20%
MD State Senate 12 Edward Kasemeyer Democratic 28%
MD State Senate 14 Karen Montgomery Democratic 16%
MD State Senate 15 Brian Feldman Democratic 16%
MD State Senate 16 Susan Lee Democratic 16%
MD State Senate 18 Richard Madaleno, Jr. Democratic 16%
MD State Senate 22 Paul Pinsky Democratic 16%
MD State Senate 24 Joanne Benson Democratic 8%
MD State Senate 25 Ulysses Currie Democratic 20%
MD State Senate 27 Thomas Miller, Jr. Democratic 32%
MD State Senate 28 Thomas Middleton Democratic 28%
MD State Senate 30 John Astle Democratic 28%
MD State Senate 32 James DeGrange, Sr. Democratic 56%
MD State Senate 37 Addie Eckardt Republican 52%
MD State Senate 39 Nancy King Democratic 20%
MD State Senate 41 Lisa Gladden Democratic 12%
MD State Senate 42 James Brochin Democratic 40%
MD State Senate 43 Joan Carter Conway Democratic 17%
MD State Senate 44 Shirley Nathan-Pulliam Democratic 16%
MD State Senate 45 Nathaniel McFadden Democratic 17%
MD State Senate 47 Victor Ramirez Democratic 24%
MD Attorney General Brian Frosh Democratic 20%
MD Comptroller Peter Franchot Democratic 20%
MD Council Member 8 Obie Patterson Democratic 20%
John Arnick 41%
Joseph Bartlett 72%
Liz Bobo 10%
John Bohanan, Jr. 33%
David Boschert 52%
Joseph Boteler III 88%
Bennett Bozman 24%
David Brinkley 75%
Gwendolyn Britt 16%
William Bronrott 20%
Emmett Burns, Jr. 21%
Joan Cadden 56%
Rudolph Cane 24%
Jon Cardin 24%
Galen Clagett 24%
Virginia Clagett 20%
Richard Colburn 68%
Mary Conroy 32%
Norman Conway 21%
Bob Costa 64%
Jean Cryor 24%
Clarence Davis 15%
Steven DeBoy, Sr. 44%
George Della, Jr. 24%
John Donoghue 44%
Ann Marie Doory 20%
Don Dwyer, Jr. 88%
Roy Dyson 52%
D. Page Elmore 60%
Nathaniel Exum 20%
Jennie Forehand 20%
William Frank 72%
Robert Garagiola 24%
John Giannetti, Jr. 24%
Terry Gilleland, Jr. 52%
Barry Glassman 59%
Marilyn Goldwater 22%
Marshall Toby Goodwin 24%
Michael Gordon 20%
Leo Green 20%
Janet Hines Greenip 88%
Melony Griffith 20%
Sharon Grosfeld 16%
Jeannie Haddaway-Riccio 60%
John Hafer 60%
Larry Haines 64%
Hattie Harrison 26%
Henry Heller 20%
Patrick Hogan 58%
Patrick John Hogan 28%
Paula Colodny Hollinger 20%
J. Robert Hooper 83%
James Hubbard 16%
Ralph Hughes 28%
Nancy Jacobs 72%
Mary-Dulany James 60%
Philip Jimeno 56%
Verna Jones-Rodwell 16%
Wade Kach 56%
Darryl Kelley 24%
Kevin Kelly 56%
Ruth Kirk 20%
Allan Kittleman 56%
Rona Kramer 20%
Carolyn Krysiak 24%
P. Sue Kullen 24%
Gloria Gary Lawlah 32%
John Leopold 56%
Murray Levy 32%
Mary Ann Love 24%
James Malone, Jr. 32%
Adrienne Mandel 16%
Salima Siler Marriott 20%
William Daniel Mayer 36%
Brian McHale 28%
Robert McKee 52%
Pauline Menes 16%
Joseph Minnick 40%
Brian Moe 16%
Alexander Mooney 92%
Donald Munson 60%
Gareth Murray 20%
LeRoy Ellsworth Myers, Jr. 64%
Doyle Niemann 20%
Jeffrey Paige 17%
Rosetta Parker 20%
Joanne Parrott 63%
Carol Stoker Petzold 20%
Edward Pipkin 64%
Neil Quinter 16%
Justin Ross 24%
Ida Ruben 20%
David Rudolph 52%
Sandra Schrader 38%
Tanya Shewell 60%
Luiz Simmons 24%
Michael Smigiel, Sr. 83%
Richard Sossi 72%
Joan Frances Stern 20%
Nancy Stocksdale 68%
J. Lowell Stoltzfus 70%
Norman Stone, Jr. 40%
Paul Stull 52%
Herman Taylor II 20%
Leonard Teitelbaum 20%
John Trueschler 64%
Veronica Turner 24%
Mary Walkup 63%
Michael Weir, Jr. 32%
Richard Weldon, Jr. 44%
John Wood, Jr. 52%

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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