Rating Group: National Rifle Association Political Victory Fund

2010 Positions on Gun Rights

Issues: Guns
State Office Name Party Rating
WI U.S. Senate-Sr Ron Johnson R A
WI U.S. Senate-Jr Tammy Baldwin D F
WI U.S. House-1 Paul Ryan R A
WI U.S. House-2 Mark Pocan D F
WI U.S. House-3 Ron Kind D A
WI U.S. House-4 Gwen Moore D F
WI U.S. House-5 Jim Sensenbrenner, Jr. R A
WI U.S. House-6 Tom Petri R A-
WI U.S. House-7 Sean Duffy R A
WI U.S. House-8 Reid Ribble R A
WI Governor Scott Walker R A
WI Lieutenant Governor Becky Kleefisch R A
WI State Assembly-1 Garey Bies R A
WI State Assembly-2 Andre Jacque R A
WI State Assembly-3 Alvin Ott R A
WI State Assembly-4 Chad Weininger R A
WI State Assembly-5 Jim Steineke R A
WI State Assembly-6 Gary Tauchen R A
WI State Assembly-9 Josh Zepnick D D-
WI State Assembly-10 Sandra Pasch D F
WI State Assembly-12 Frederick Kessler D F
WI State Assembly-14 Dale Kooyenga R A
WI State Assembly-16 Leon Young D F
WI State Assembly-19 Jon Richards D D-
WI State Assembly-20 Christine Sinicki D D-
WI State Assembly-22 Don Pridemore R A
WI State Assembly-23 Jim Ott R B
WI State Assembly-24 Dan Knodl R B
WI State Assembly-26 Michael Endsley R A
WI State Assembly-27 Steven Kestell R A
WI State Assembly-28 Erik Severson R A
WI State Assembly-29 John Murtha R A
WI State Assembly-30 Dean Knudson R A
WI State Assembly-31 Amy Loudenbeck R A
WI State Assembly-32 Tyler August R A
WI State Assembly-33 Stephen Nass R A
WI State Assembly-36 Jeffrey Mursau R A
WI State Assembly-38 Joel Kleefisch R A
WI State Assembly-40 Kevin Petersen R A
WI State Assembly-41 Joan Ballweg R A
WI State Assembly-42 Keith Ripp R A
WI State Assembly-43 Andy Jorgensen D C
WI State Assembly-46 Gary Hebl D F
WI State Assembly-49 Travis Tranel R A
WI State Assembly-50 Ed Brooks R A
WI State Assembly-51 Howard Marklein R A
WI State Assembly-52 Jeremy Thiesfeldt R A-
WI State Assembly-54 Gordon Hintz D C
WI State Assembly-55 Dean Kaufert R A
WI State Assembly-57 Penny Bernard Schaber D D-
WI State Assembly-58 Pat Strachota R A
WI State Assembly-59 Daniel LeMahieu R A
WI State Assembly-61 Samantha Kerkman R A+
WI State Assembly-63 Robin Vos R A
WI State Assembly-64 Peter Barca D D
WI State Assembly-66 Cory Mason D C
WI State Assembly-67 Tom Larson R A
WI State Assembly-68 Kathy Bernier R A-
WI State Assembly-70 Amy Vruwink D A
WI State Assembly-72 Scott Krug R A
WI State Assembly-73 Nick Milroy D D
WI State Assembly-77 Terese Berceau D F
WI State Assembly-80 Sondy Pope D F
WI State Assembly-81 Fred Clark D D
WI State Assembly-86 John Spiros R A
WI State Assembly-87 Mary Williams R A
WI State Assembly-88 John Klenke R A
WI State Assembly-89 John Nygren R A
WI State Assembly-92 Chris Danou D A
WI State Assembly-93 Warren Petryk R A
WI State Assembly-96 Lee Nerison R A
WI State Assembly-97 Bill Kramer R A
WI State Assembly-99 Chris Kapenga R A
WI State Senate-1 Frank Lasee R A
WI State Senate-3 Timothy Carpenter D F
WI State Senate-5 Leah Vukmir R A
WI State Senate-9 Joseph Leibham R A+
WI State Senate-11 Neal Kedzie R A
WI State Senate-12 Thomas Tiffany R A
WI State Senate-13 Scott Fitzgerald R A
WI State Senate-15 Tim Cullen D C
WI State Senate-17 Dale Schultz R A
WI State Senate-19 Michael Ellis R A
WI State Senate-21 John Lehman D F
WI State Senate-23 Terry Moulton R A
WI State Senate-24 Julie Lassa D A-
WI State Senate-25 Robert Jauch D F
WI State Senate-27 Jon Erpenbach D D
WI State Senate-29 Jerry Petrowski R A
WI State Senate-31 Kathleen Vinehout D A
WI State Senate-32 Jennifer Shilling D F
WI State Senate-33 Paul Farrow R A
WI Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen R A+
WI Mayor-At-Large Tom Barrett D F
WI Supervisor-13 Carol Beals C
WI Supervisor-28 Kurt Schlicht A
WI Secretary of Transportation Mark Gottlieb R A
WI Treasurer Kurt Schuller R A
Roger Anclam B-
Bonnie Baker A
Steven Brown D
Krista Burns B
Tom Clauder B-
Dennis Clinard A
David Cullen D-
Jack Cummings A
Russell Decker A
Dane Deutsch A
Kristen Dexter C
Monk Elmer F
Charles Eno B
Russ Feingold C
Jason Fields F
Jeff Fitzgerald A
Pam Galloway A
Phil Garthwaite C
Tamara Grigsby F
Scott Gunderson A+
Sam Hagedorn A-
Chris Hanson A-
Doug Harrod F
Scott Hassett F
Kim Hixson C
Mark Honadel A
Ann Hraychuck B+
Michael Huebsch A+
Steve Kagen A
Dan Kapanke A
David King A
Joe Knilans A
Jonathan Krause A-
Pat Kreitlow D
Margaret Krusick D-
Annette Krznarich A
Shirl LaBarre A
Chad Lee A-
Michelle Litjens A
Kathy Maves A
Dan Meyer A
Vicki Milbrath B
Louis Molepske, Jr. C+
Tom Nelson D
Joseph Parisi F
Steve Perala A
Mark Radcliffe B
David Redick A
Rick Richard A
Ronald Rieboldt A
Jess Ripp A
Roger Rivard A
Aaron Robertson B
Kelda Roys D
Jay Schmelling A-
Marlin Schneider A+
Bob Scovill B+
Dan Sebring A
Donna Seidel D-
Sarah Shanahan C
Mike Sheridan C
Jeffrey Smith D
James Soletski D
Richard Spanbauer A
Brad Sponholz C
Tony Staskunas F
John Steinbrink F
Jeffrey Stone A
Scott Suder A
Jim Sullivan D
Ed Thompson A
Barbara Toles F
Robert Turner B
Terry Van Akkeren F
Merlin Van Buren A
Karl Van Roy A
Van Wanggaard A
Anne-Marie Suchomel Woznicki C
Christopher Wright B
Evan Wynn A
Robert Ziegelbauer B
Ted Zigmunt C
Rich Zipperer A

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