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Special Interest Groups

Rating Group: Alaska Gun Owners of America

1998 Positions

Issues: Guns
State Office District Name Party Rating
Ramona Barnes 92%
Tom Brice 100%
Con Bunde 82%
Gary Davis 91%
Dave Donley 91%
Richard Foster 100%
Lyda Green 100%
Mark Hodgins 92%
Bill Hudson 75%
Jeannette James 100%
Tim Kelly 100%
Vic Kohring 100%
Beverly Masek 92%
Drue Pearce 100%
Randy Phillips 100%
Joe Ryan 100%
Jerry Sanders 92%

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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