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Special Interest Groups

Rating Group: Animal Protection Voters

2009 Positions

State Office District Name Party Rating
NM State House 1 Thomas Taylor Republican 100%
NM State House 2 James Strickler Republican 90%
NM State House 3 Paul Bandy Republican 100%
NM State House 5 Sandra Jeff Democratic 100%
NM State House 6 Eliseo Alcon Democratic 100%
NM State House 9 Patricia Lundstrom Democratic 100%
NM State House 10 Henry Saavedra Democratic 100%
NM State House 11 Rick Miera Democratic 100%
NM State House 12 Ernest Chavez, Sr. Democratic 100%
NM State House 14 Miguel Garcia Democratic 100%
NM State House 16 Antonio Maestas Democratic 100%
NM State House 17 Edward Sandoval Democratic 100%
NM State House 18 Gail Chasey Democratic 100%
NM State House 19 Sheryl Stapleton Democratic 100%
NM State House 21 Mimi Stewart Democratic 100%
NM State House 27 Lorenzo Larrañaga Republican 90%
NM State House 28 Jimmie Hall Republican 90%
NM State House 29 Thomas Anderson Republican 100%
NM State House 31 William Rehm Republican 100%
NM State House 32 Dona Irwin Democratic 88%
NM State House 34 Mary Helen Garcia Democratic 100%
NM State House 35 Jeff Steinborn Democratic 100%
NM State House 38 Dianne Hamilton Republican 100%
NM State House 39 Rodolpho Martinez Democratic 100%
NM State House 40 Nick Salazar Democratic 100%
NM State House 41 Debbie Rodella Democratic 100%
NM State House 42 Roberto Gonzales Democratic 100%
NM State House 44 Jane Powdrell-Culbert Republican 88%
NM State House 45 Jim Trujillo Democratic 100%
NM State House 47 Brian Egolf, Jr. Democratic 100%
NM State House 48 Luciano Varela Democratic 100%
NM State House 49 Don Tripp Republican 90%
NM State House 54 Bill Gray Republican 80%
NM State House 56 Zach Cook Republican 100%
NM State House 58 Candy Spence Ezzell Republican 89%
NM State House 59 Nora Espinoza Republican 75%
NM State House 62 Donald Bratton Republican 100%
NM State House 64 Anna Crook Republican 71%
NM State House 65 James Madalena, Jr. Democratic 100%
NM State House 67 Dennis Roch Republican 75%
NM State House 69 W. Ken Martinez Democratic 100%
NM State Senate 1 William Sharer Republican 88%
NM State Senate 2 Steven Neville Republican 88%
NM State Senate 3 John Pinto Democratic 100%
NM State Senate 4 George Munoz Democratic 100%
NM State Senate 5 Richard Martinez Democratic 100%
NM State Senate 6 Carlos Cisneros Democratic 100%
NM State Senate 8 Pete Campos Democratic 100%
NM State Senate 9 John Sapien Democratic 100%
NM State Senate 10 John Ryan Republican 100%
NM State Senate 11 Linda Lopez Democratic 100%
NM State Senate 12 Gerald Ortiz Pino Democratic 100%
NM State Senate 13 William O'Neill Democratic 100%
NM State Senate 16 Cisco McSorley Democratic 100%
NM State Senate 17 Tim Keller Democratic 100%
NM State Senate 19 Sue Wilson Beffort Republican 100%
NM State Senate 20 William Payne Republican 100%
NM State Senate 23 Sander Rue Republican 100%
NM State Senate 24 Nancy Rodriguez Democratic 100%
NM State Senate 25 Peter Wirth Democratic 100%
NM State Senate 27 Stuart Ingle Republican 80%
NM State Senate 28 Howie Morales Democratic 100%
NM State Senate 29 Michael Sanchez Democratic 77%
NM State Senate 31 Joseph Cervantes Democratic 100%
NM State Senate 35 John Smith Democratic 100%
NM State Senate 38 Mary Papen Democratic 88%
NM State Senate 39 Phil Griego Democratic 75%
NM State Senate 41 Carroll Leavell Republican 100%
NM State Senate 42 Gay Kernan Republican 86%
NM Secretary of State Dianna Duran Republican 88%
NM Mayor At-Large Richard Berry Republican 100%
Rod Adair 80%
Janice Arnold-Jones 100%
Vernon Asbill 100%
Elias Barela 100%
Andrew Barreras 100%
Ray Begaye 100%
Mark Boitano 88%
Jose Campos II 100%
Eleanor Chavez 100%
Nathan Cote 100%
Kent Cravens 88%
Tim Eichenberg 90%
Dede Feldman 100%
Stephen Fischmann 100%
Mary Jane Garcia 100%
Thomas Garcia 100%
Keith Gardner 100%
Karen Giannini 100%
Eric Griego 100%
Joni Gutierrez 100%
Clinton Harden, Jr. 100%
John Heaton 100%
Timothy Jennings 88%
Rhonda Sue King 100%
Dennis Kintigh 90%
Lynda Lovejoy 100%
Antonio Lujan 100%
Ben Lujan, Sr. 100%
Kathy McCoy 100%
Cynthia Nava 100%
Andrew Nuñez 100%
Al Park 100%
Danice Picraux 100%
Benjamin Rodefer 100%
Bernadette Sanchez 100%
Jack Thomas 100%
Shirley Tyler 100%
David Ulibarri 100%
Gloria Vaughn 100%
Richard Vigil 100%
Jeannette Wallace 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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