Rating Group: National Rifle Association Political Victory Fund

2006 Lifetime Score

Issues: Guns
State Office Name Party Rating
WV U.S. House-3 Evan Jenkins R A
WV State House-5 David Pethtel D A+
WV State House-6 William Romine R A
WV State House-8 Bill Anderson, Jr. R A
WV State House-10 Frank Deem R A
WV State House-16 Jim Morgan D A
WV State House-18 Kelli Sobonya R A
WV State House-19 Don Perdue D A
WV State House-26 Clif Moore D A
WV State House-32 David Perry D A
WV State House-34 Brent Boggs D A+
WV State House-38 Patrick Lane R A
WV State House-39 Ronald Walters, Sr. R A+
WV State House-40 Tim Armstead R A
WV State House-42 Ray Canterbury, Jr. R A-
WV State House-43 William Hartman D A
WV State House-45 Bill Hamilton R B
WV State House-48 Timothy Miley D A
WV State House-50 Mike Caputo D B+
WV State House-50 Linda Longstreth D A
WV State House-50 Tim Manchin D B
WV State House-51 Cindy Frich R A
WV State House-54 Allen Evans R A
WV State House-57 Ruth Rowan R A
WV State House-61 Walter Duke R A
WV State House-62 John Overington R A
WV State Senate-1 H. Jack Yost, Jr. D C+
WV State Senate-3 Bob Ashley R A
WV State Senate-4 Mitchell Carmichael R A
WV State Senate-13 Bob Beach D A
WV State Senate-15 Craig Blair R A
WV State Senate-16 John Unger II D A
WV State Senate-17 Corey Palumbo D B
WV Commissioner-At-Large Tim Ennis A+
WV Commissioner-At-Large Harold Michael A+
WV Commissioner-At-Large Scott Varner A+
WV State Board of Education Thomas Campbell N/A A-
Constantino Amores, Jr. D
Sam Argento A
Tom Azinger A
Larry Barker A
J.D. Beane A
Larry Border A
Edwin Bowman A
Bonnie Brown F
Dwight Richard Browning A
Samuel Cann, Sr. A
H. Truman Chafin A
Kevin Craig A
Gerald Crosier A
Joe DeLong A
John Doyle D
Larry Edgell A
Jeff Eldridge A
John Ellem B-
Ronald Fragale B+
Eustace Frederick A+
Jesse Guills, Jr. A
Barbara Hatfield B
Walter Helmick A
Greg Howard A
Lidella Hrutkay A-
Richard Iaquinta C+
Kerry Steven Kominar A+
Margarette Leach A
Marshall Long A+
Virginia Mahan A+
Dale Martin A-
Brooks McCabe, Jr. B
Joseph Minard B
Mike Oliverio II A
Brady Paxton A
John Pino A
Mary Poling A
Mike Porter, Sr. A
Bill Proudfoot A+
Robert Schadler C+
Patti Schoen A
Sharon Spencer A+
Douglas Stalnaker A+
William Stemple A+
Dale Stephens A
Deborah Stevens A
Linda Sumner A
Randy Swartzmiller A+
Robert Tabb A+
Joe Talbott A
Jeff Tansill A
Rick Thompson A-
Ron Thompson, Jr. A
Kenneth Tucker A
Carrie Webster B+
Russell Weeks, Jr. A
Danny Wells C
Randy White A
Harry White A
L. Gil White A+
Larry Williams A
Locke Wysong A+

How to Interpret these Evaluations

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