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Special Interest Groups

Rating Group: Maryland Humane Society

2004 Positions

State Office District Name Party Rating
MD U.S. House 1 Andy Harris Republican 44%
MD State House 5 Susan Krebs Republican 55%
MD State House 7 Richard Impallaria Republican 18%
MD State House 7 Patrick McDonough Republican 55%
MD State House 8 Eric Bromwell Democratic 55%
MD State House 8 John Cluster, Jr. Republican 75%
MD State House 9A Warren Miller Republican 55%
MD State House 10 Adrienne Jones Democratic 73%
MD State House 11 Dan Morhaim Democratic 73%
MD State House 13 Shane Pendergrass Democratic 55%
MD State House 13 Frank Turner Democratic 91%
MD State House 14 Anne Kaiser Democratic 82%
MD State House 15 Kathleen Dumais Democratic 82%
MD State House 17 Kumar Barve Democratic 55%
MD State House 18 Ana Sol Gutierrez Democratic 64%
MD State House 20 Sheila Hixson Democratic 55%
MD State House 21 Barbara Frush Democratic 100%
MD State House 22 Tawanna Gaines Democratic 82%
MD State House 22 Anne Healey Democratic 78%
MD State House 23B Marvin Holmes, Jr. Democratic 73%
MD State House 23B Joseph Vallario, Jr. Democratic 55%
MD State House 24 Carolyn Howard Democratic 55%
MD State House 24 Michael Vaughn Democratic 55%
MD State House 25 Dereck Davis Democratic 55%
MD State House 27A James Proctor, Jr. Democratic 55%
MD State House 28 Sally Jameson Democratic 55%
MD State House 29C Anthony O'Donnell, Sr. Republican 36%
MD State House 30A Mike Busch Democratic 55%
MD State House 30A Herbert McMillan Republican 55%
MD State House 32 Ted Sophocleus Democratic 55%
MD State House 33 Tony McConkey Republican 55%
MD State House 34B Susan McComas Republican 55%
MD State House 39 Charles Barkley Democratic 100%
MD State House 41 Jill Carter Democratic 36%
MD State House 41 Nathaniel Oaks Democratic 18%
MD State House 41 Samuel Rosenberg Democratic 55%
MD State House 42B Susan Aumann Republican 55%
MD State House 43 Curt Anderson Democratic 36%
MD State House 43 Maggie McIntosh Democratic 55%
MD State House 44A Keith Haynes Democratic 36%
MD State House 45 Talmadge Branch Democratic 55%
MD State House 46 Peter Hammen Democratic 73%
MD State Senate 1 George Edwards Republican 55%
MD State Senate 7 JB Jennings Republican 55%
MD State Senate 8 Katherine Ann Klausmeier Democratic 22%
MD State Senate 9 Gail Bates Republican 55%
MD State Senate 10 Delores Kelley Democratic 56%
MD State Senate 11 Robert Zirkin Democratic 82%
MD State Senate 12 Edward Kasemeyer Democratic 22%
MD State Senate 14 Karen Montgomery Democratic 100%
MD State Senate 15 Brian Feldman Democratic 100%
MD State Senate 16 Susan Lee Democratic 100%
MD State Senate 18 Richard Madaleno, Jr. Democratic 100%
MD State Senate 22 Paul Pinsky Democratic 89%
MD State Senate 24 Joanne Benson Democratic 82%
MD State Senate 25 Ulysses Currie Democratic 44%
MD State Senate 27 Thomas Miller, Jr. Democratic 22%
MD State Senate 28 Thomas Middleton Democratic 33%
MD State Senate 30 John Astle Democratic 22%
MD State Senate 32 James DeGrange, Sr. Democratic 33%
MD State Senate 37 Addie Eckardt Republican 55%
MD State Senate 39 Nancy King Democratic 73%
MD State Senate 41 Lisa Gladden Democratic 56%
MD State Senate 42 James Brochin Democratic 56%
MD State Senate 43 Joan Carter Conway Democratic 44%
MD State Senate 44 Shirley Nathan-Pulliam Democratic 45%
MD State Senate 45 Nathaniel McFadden Democratic 44%
MD State Senate 47 Victor Ramirez Democratic 55%
MD Attorney General Brian Frosh Democratic 67%
MD Comptroller Peter Franchot Democratic 73%
MD Council Member 8 Obie Patterson Democratic 55%
John Arnick 55%
Joseph Bartlett 55%
Liz Bobo 100%
John Bohanan, Jr. 55%
David Boschert 64%
Joseph Boteler III 55%
Charles Boutin 56%
Bennett Bozman 55%
David Brinkley 22%
Gwendolyn Britt 100%
William Bronrott 100%
Anthony Brown 55%
Emmett Burns, Jr. 72%
Joan Cadden 55%
Rudolph Cane 55%
Jon Cardin 67%
Galen Clagett 55%
Virginia Clagett 82%
Richard Colburn 22%
Mary Conroy 73%
Norman Conway 55%
Bob Costa 55%
Jean Cryor 82%
Clarence Davis 55%
Steven DeBoy, Sr. 55%
George Della, Jr. 22%
John Donoghue 55%
Ann Marie Doory 55%
Don Dwyer, Jr. 55%
Roy Dyson 22%
Donald Elliott 55%
D. Page Elmore 55%
Nathaniel Exum 44%
Jennie Forehand 78%
William Frank 55%
Tony Edward Fulton 55%
Robert Garagiola 56%
John Giannetti, Jr. 56%
Terry Gilleland, Jr. 75%
Barry Glassman 55%
Marilyn Goldwater 100%
Marshall Toby Goodwin 75%
Michael Gordon 55%
Leo Green 44%
Janet Hines Greenip 22%
Melony Griffith 55%
Sharon Grosfeld 100%
John Hafer 22%
Larry Haines 22%
Hattie Harrison 55%
Henry Heller 55%
Patrick Hogan 55%
Patrick John Hogan 22%
Paula Colodny Hollinger 44%
J. Robert Hooper 44%
James Hubbard 91%
Ralph Hughes 44%
John Adams Hurson 55%
Nancy Jacobs 22%
Mary-Dulany James 44%
Philip Jimeno 33%
Verna Jones-Rodwell 89%
Wade Kach 55%
Darryl Kelley 55%
Kevin Kelly 55%
Ruth Kirk 55%
Robert Kittleman 22%
Rona Kramer 44%
Carolyn Krysiak 55%
Gloria Gary Lawlah 22%
John Leopold 55%
Mary Ann Love 55%
James Malone, Jr. 55%
Adrienne Mandel 82%
Salima Siler Marriott 55%
Brian McHale 55%
Robert McKee 73%
Pauline Menes 73%
Joseph Minnick 36%
Brian Moe 73%
Alexander Mooney 22%
Donald Munson 22%
Gareth Murray 73%
LeRoy Ellsworth Myers, Jr. 55%
Doyle Niemann 55%
Jeffrey Paige 55%
Rosetta Parker 67%
Joanne Parrott 36%
Carol Stoker Petzold 64%
Edward Pipkin 22%
Neil Quinter 55%
Justin Ross 73%
Ida Ruben 78%
David Rudolph 55%
Sandra Schrader 78%
Christopher Shank 73%
Luiz Simmons 82%
Michael Smigiel, Sr. 55%
Richard Sossi 73%
Joan Frances Stern 100%
Nancy Stocksdale 55%
J. Lowell Stoltzfus 22%
Norman Stone, Jr. 67%
Paul Stull 55%
Herman Taylor II 82%
Leonard Teitelbaum 89%
John Trueschler 55%
Veronica Turner 55%
Mary Walkup 73%
Michael Weir, Jr. 55%
Richard Weldon, Jr. 55%
John Wood, Jr. 55%

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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