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Special Interest Groups

Rating Group: Equality Utah

2009 Positions on LGBT Rights

State Office District Name Party Rating
UT State House 5 Curt Webb Republican 0%
UT State House 8 Gage Froerer Republican 0%
UT State House 13 Paul Ray Republican 0%
UT State House 22 Susan Duckworth Democratic 100%
UT State House 28 Brian King Democratic 100%
UT State House 35 Mark Wheatley Democratic 100%
UT State House 38 Eric Hutchings Republican 0%
UT State House 39 James Dunnigan Republican 0%
UT State House 54 Kraig Powell Republican 0%
UT State House 60 Brad Daw Republican 0%
UT State House 61 Keith Grover Republican 0%
UT State House 65 Francis Gibson Republican 0%
UT State House 70 Kay McIff Republican 0%
UT State House 75 Don Ipson Republican 0%
UT State Senate 13 Mark Madsen Republican 0%
UT State Senate 25 Lyle Hillyard Republican 0%
UT State Senate 28 Evan Vickers Republican 0%
UT Commissioner of Insurance Todd Kiser Republican 0%
Sheryl Allen 0%
Trisha Beck %
Jim Bird 0%
Jackie Biskupski 100%
D. Chris Buttars 0%
David Clark %
Lorie Fowlke 0%
Kevin Garn 0%
Jon Greiner %
Neil Hansen 100%
Christine Johnson 100%
Scott McCoy 100%
Ronda Menlove 0%
Michael Morley 0%
Patrick Painter 0%
Phil Riesen 100%
Ross Romero 100%
Stephen Sandstrom 0%
Michael Waddoups 0%
Brent Wallis 100%

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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