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Special Interest Groups

Rating Group: North Dakota AFL-CIO

2003 Positions

Issues: Labor Unions
State Office District Name Party Rating
ND State House 2 Robert Skarphol Republican 25%
ND State House 3 Andrew Maragos Republican 63%
ND State House 4 Glen Froseth Republican 38%
ND State House 4 Kenton Onstad Democratic-NPL 100%
ND State House 6 Bob Hunskor Democratic-NPL 100%
ND State House 8 Jeff Delzer Republican 25%
ND State House 9 Tracy Boe Democratic-NPL 75%
ND State House 10 David Monson Republican 25%
ND State House 11 Scot Kelsh Democratic-NPL 100%
ND State House 13 Kim Koppelman Republican 29%
ND State House 13 Alon Wieland Republican 25%
ND State House 14 Jon Nelson Republican 57%
ND State House 14 Robin Weisz Republican 29%
ND State House 15 Dennis Johnson Republican 38%
ND State House 18 Eliot Glassheim Democratic-NPL 100%
ND State House 21 Steven Zaiser Democratic-NPL 88%
ND State House 22 Wesley Belter Republican 50%
ND State House 23 Bill Devlin Republican 50%
ND State House 25 Clark Williams Democratic-NPL 100%
ND State House 26 Bill Amerman Democratic-NPL 100%
ND State House 27 Randy Boehning Republican 38%
ND State House 28 William Kretschmar Republican 38%
ND State House 29 Craig Headland Republican 38%
ND State House 29 Chet Pollert Republican 38%
ND State House 32 Mark Dosch Republican 13%
ND State House 32 Lisa Meier Republican 13%
ND State House 33 Gary Kreidt Republican 38%
ND State House 34 Todd Porter Republican 25%
ND State House 35 Bob Martinson Republican 38%
ND State House 37 Nancy Johnson Republican 38%
ND State House 38 Larry Bellew Republican 43%
ND State House 38 Dan Ruby Republican 25%
ND State House 39 David Drovdal Republican 25%
ND State House 39 Keith Kempenich Republican 25%
ND State House 40 Matthew Klein Republican 13%
ND State House 41 Al Carlson Republican 38%
ND State House 41 Bette Grande Republican 14%
ND State House 43 Lois Delmore Democratic-NPL 100%
ND State House 44 Blair Thoreson Republican 25%
ND State House 46 Kathy Hawken Republican 38%
ND State House 46 James Kasper Republican 25%
ND State House 47 George Keiser Republican 25%
ND State House 47 Larry Klemin Republican 13%
ND State Senate 1 Stanley Lyson Republican 17%
ND State Senate 2 John Andrist Republican 18%
ND State Senate 4 John Warner Democratic-NPL 100%
ND State Senate 6 David O'Connell Democratic-NPL 100%
ND State Senate 11 Tim Mathern Democratic-NPL 100%
ND State Senate 13 Judy Lee Republican 17%
ND State Senate 14 Jerry Klein Republican 18%
ND State Senate 17 Ray Holmberg Republican 33%
ND State Senate 21 Carolyn Nelson Democratic-NPL 100%
ND State Senate 22 Gary Lee Republican 25%
ND State Senate 24 Larry Robinson Democratic-NPL 100%
ND State Senate 28 Robert Erbele Republican 30%
ND State Senate 30 Ron Carlisle Republican 25%
ND State Senate 32 Dick Dever Republican 25%
ND State Senate 34 Dwight Cook Republican 42%
ND State Senate 35 Margaret Sitte Republican 38%
ND State Senate 37 Rich Wardner Republican 17%
ND State Senate 39 Bill Bowman Republican 25%
ND State Senate 40 Karen Krebsbach Republican 17%
ND State Senate 41 Tony Grindberg Republican 22%
ND State Senate 44 Tim Flakoll Republican 18%
ND State Senate 47 Ralph Kilzer Republican 25%
ND Public Service Commissioner Randel Christmann Republican 25%
ND Commissioner At-Large Merle Boucher Democratic-NPL 100%
Ole Aarsvold 88%
Dennis Bercier 100%
Rick Berg 38%
LeRoy Bernstein 38%
Richard Brown 17%
Thomas Brusegaard 50%
Linda Christenson 100%
Byron Clark 25%
Duane Lee DeKrey 38%
Bruce Eckre 63%
Mary Ekstrom 86%
Duaine Espegard 33%
Michael Every 100%
April Fairfield 100%
Tom Fischer 17%
Layton Freborg 33%
Rod Froelich 86%
Pat Galvin 38%
Michael Grosz 38%
Pam Gulleson 100%
C.B. Haas 50%
Lyle Hanson 88%
Joel Curtis Heitkamp 100%
Gil Herbel 29%
Ron Iverson 38%
RaeAnn Kelsch 38%
James Kerzman 86%
Joyce Kingsbury 38%
Frank Klein 43%
Aaron Krauter 100%
Edroy Kringstad 17%
Joe Kroeber 88%
Elroy Lindaas 100%
Ralph Metcalf 100%
Phillip Mueller 88%
Duane Mutch 17%
Dave Nething 42%
Eugene Nicholas 25%
Ronald Nichols 91%
Carol Niemeier 88%
Mike Norland 38%
Darrell Nottestad 50%
Vonnie Pietsch 38%
Michael Polovitz 100%
Louise Potter 88%
Clara Sue Price 38%
Earl Rennerfeldt 50%
Sally Sandvig 100%
Arlo Schmidt 100%
Randy Schobinger 33%
Dale Severson 50%
Tom Seymour 83%
Dorvan Solberg 88%
Bob Stenehjem 25%
Ken Svedjan 43%
John Syverson 42%
Harvey Tallackson 83%
Ryan Taylor 92%
Russell Thane 25%
Elwood Thorpe 100%
Wayne Tieman 25%
Mike Timm 38%
Ben Tollefson 17%
John Traynor 13%
Thomas Trenbeath 0%
Gerald Uglem 38%
Herbert Urlacher 18%
Francis Wald 38%
Amy N Kliniske Warnke 38%
Dave Weiler 13%
Janet Wentz 43%
Ray Wikenheiser 38%
Lonny Winrich 100%
Dwight Wrangham 38%

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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