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Special Interest Groups

Rating Group: Virginia Society for Human Life

1978-1999 Lifetime Score

Issues: Abortion
State Office District Name Party Rating
Watkins Abbitt, Jr. 56%
James Frederick Almand 0%
Ward Armstrong 61%
William Barlow 48%
Warren Barry 69%
Viola Osborne Baskerville 0%
William Welden Bennett, Jr. 73%
Harry Blevins 100%
Robert Bloxom 50%
Bill Bolling 100%
Robert Brink 0%
L. Bryant, Jr. 100%
Vince Callahan, Jr. 97%
John Chichester 88%
Mary Taylor Christian 7%
Whittington Whiteside Clement 85%
J. Paul Councill, Jr. 55%
Emily Couric 0%
Charles Cranwell 42%
Flora Davis Crittenden 14%
Glenn Croshaw 44%
L. Karen Darner 0%
Jo Ann Davis 100%
Barnie Day 93%
Jay Wayne DeBoer 19%
Jeannemarie Devolites Davis 100%
Alan Arnold Diamonstein 50%
Vivian Earl Dickinson 81%
James Hardy Dillard II 29%
Thelma Drake 100%
Allen Wayne Dudley 95%
George Wallace Grayson 3%
Franklin Hall 53%
Phillip Hamilton 96%
Frank Hargrove, Sr. 90%
Paul Clinton Harris, Sr. 100%
Charles Hawkins 93%
Richard Joyner Holland 80%
Edd Houck 17%
Robert Hull 14%
Thomas Micajah Jackson, Jr. 62%
Joseph Johnson, Jr. 96%
Jerrauld Corey Jones 0%
Jay Kenneth Katzen 95%
Gladys Brown Keating 22%
Benjamin Joseph Lambert III 83%
Henry Marsh III 0%
Madison Ellis Marye 0%
W. Henry Maxwell 67%
Joe May 100%
Roger John McClure 100%
Bob McDonnell 100%
Michéle McQuigg 100%
Kenneth Melvin 8%
Kevin Grey Miller 100%
Yvonne Miller 18%
VA Justice of the Supreme Court Bill Mims 100%
Brian Moran 20%
Harvey Morgan 81%
Thomas Warren Moss, Jr. 34%
Samuel Nixon, Jr. 100%
James O'Brien, Jr. 100%
Harry Parrish 97%
Clarence Phillips 72%
Harry Potts, Jr. 100%
Bob Purkey 89%
Lacey Putney 97%
Frederick Quayle 100%
John Spence Reid 96%
William Reynolds 100%
Anne Gregory Rhodes 9%
William Peters Robinson, Jr. 3%
John Adams Rollison III 93%
John Howson Rust, Jr. 88%
Edward Schrock 100%
James Scott 4%
Beverly Sherwood 81%
James Shuler 20%
Kenneth Stolle 100%
Jackie Thomas Stump 75%
Robert Tata 100%
John Harvey Tate, Jr. 75%
Alfred Victor Thomas 97%
Patricia Ticer 0%
Malfourd Trumbo 88%
Marian Amelia Van Landingham 0%
Mitchell Van Yahres 19%
Stanley Clay Walker 12%
William Wampler, Jr. 100%
Leo Wardrup, Jr. 91%
Glenn Weatherholtz 100%
Mary Margaret Whipple 0%
S. Vance Wilkins, Jr. 100%
Donald Williams 25%
Martin Williams 100%
Clifton Alexander Woodrum 10%
Jane Haycock Woods 44%
VA State Senate 29 Charles Colgan, Sr. Democratic 100%
VA State Senate 25 Creigh Deeds Democratic 35%
VA State Senate 21 John Edwards Democratic 0%
VA State Senate 32 Janet Howell Democratic 0%
VA State House 79 Johnny Joannou Democratic 27%
VA Mayor At-Large Dwight Jones Democratic 15%
VA State Senate 18 Louise Lucas Democratic 11%
VA State Senate 9 Aston McEachin Democratic 75%
VA State House 36 Ken Plum Democratic 0%
VA State Senate 35 Dick Saslaw Democratic 12%
VA State House 77 Lionell Spruill, Sr. Democratic 21%
VA State House 39 Vivian Watts Democratic 11%
VA State House 42 David Albo Republican 86%
VA State Senate 13 Richard Hayden Black Republican 100%
VA State House 22 Kathy Byron Republican 100%
VA U.S. House 7 Eric Cantor Republican 96%
VA State House 66 Kirk Cox Republican 100%
VA U.S. House 4 Randy Forbes Republican 100%
VA U.S. House 9 Morgan Griffith Republican 90%
VA State Senate 24 Emmett Hanger, Jr. Republican 13%
VA State House 28 William Howell Republican 100%
VA State House 62 Riley Ingram Republican 96%
VA State House 76 Chris Jones Republican 100%
VA State House 1 Terry Kilgore Republican 100%
VA State House 25 Steve Landes Republican 100%
VA State House 13 Bob Marshall Republican 100%
VA State Senate 11 Stephen Martin Republican 100%
VA State Senate 23 Stephen Newman Republican 100%
VA State Senate 3 Thomas Norment, Jr. Republican 100%
VA State House 54 Bobby Orrock, Sr. Republican 100%
VA State Senate 15 Frank Ruff, Jr. Republican 95%
VA State Senate 12 Walter Stosch Republican 100%
VA State Senate 7 Frank Wagner Republican 100%
VA State House 65 Lee Ware, Jr. Republican 100%
VA State Senate 10 John Watkins Republican 70%

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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