Rating Group: Associated Industries of Florida

2003 Positions on Pro-Business Policy

State Office Name Party Rating
FL U.S. Senate-Jr Marco Rubio R 94
FL U.S. House-5 Al Lawson, Jr. D 60
FL U.S. House-8 Bill Posey R 77
FL U.S. House-11 Daniel Webster R 88
FL U.S. House-12 Gus Bilirakis R 94
FL U.S. House-15 Dennis Ross R 98
FL U.S. House-23 Debbie Wasserman Schultz D 48
FL U.S. House-24 Frederica Wilson D 59
FL State House-9 Loranne Ausley D 67
FL State House-46 Bruce Antone D 59
FL State House-52 Thad Altman R 95
FL State House-83 Gayle Harrell R 94
FL State Senate-4 Aaron Bean R 94
FL State Senate-6 Audrey Gibson D 66
FL State Senate-9 David Simmons R 95
FL State Senate-12 Dennis Baxley R 95
FL State Senate-20 Tom Lee R 81
FL State Senate-21 Bill Galvano R 92
FL State Senate-25 Joe Negron R 95
FL State Senate-36 Rene Garcia R 82
FL Chief Financial Officer Jeffrey Atwater R 81
FL Mayor-At-Large John Seiler 58
FL Council Member-3 Lee Constantine 96
FL Commissioner-1 Sandra Murman 94
FL Commissioner-2 Victor Crist 78
FL Commissioner-3 Charlie Justice 51
FL Commissioner-3 Lesley Miller, Jr. D 60
FL Representative-At-Large Joyce Cusack D 51
Sandy Adams 97
J.D. Alexander 90
Bob Allen 95
Kevin Ambler 94
Tom Anderson 94
Nancy Argenziano 88
Dave Aronberg 61
Ralph Arza 95
Frank Attkisson 92
Gustavo Barreiro 89
Dorothy Bendross-Mindingall 68
Michael Bennett 93
Allan George Bense 95
Holly Benson 95
Kim Berfield 97
Marsha Bowen 97
Mary Brandenburg 74
Donald Brown 96
Fredrick Brummer 95
Phillip Brutus 58
Susan Bucher 46
Edward Bullard 71
Larcenia Bullard 75
Johnnie Byrd, Jr. 97
Walter Campbell, Jr. 66
Gaston Cantens 92
John Carassas 97
Lisa Carlton 75
Jennifer Carroll 100
Donna Clarke 97
Charles Clary 90
Anna Cowin 94
Larry Cretul 97
Faye Culp 97
Don Davis 98
Mike Davis 98
Mandy Dawson 60
Charles Dean, Sr. 97
Nancy Detert 97
Alex Diaz de la Portilla 70
Paula Dockery 83
Carl Domino 95
Greg Evers 95
Frank Farkas 95
Mike Fasano 80
Terry Fields 67
Heather Fiorentino 94
Anne Gannon 63
Rodolfo Garcia, Jr. 87
Andy Gardiner 95
Dan Gelber 53
Steven Geller 70
Hugh Gibson III 97
J. Dudley Goodlette 94
Kenneth Allan Gottlieb 45
Carole Green 94
Ronald Greenstein 58
Mike Haridopolos 95
James Harper, Jr. 63
Lindsay Harrington 97
Adam Hasner 92
Bob Henriquez 74
Anthony Hill, Sr. 63
Mike Hogan 96
Wilbert Theodore Holloway 78
Edward Homan, Jr. 88
Edward Jennings, Jr. 64
Randy Johnson 95
Dennis Jones 79
Stan Jordan 97
Arthenia Joyner 49
Jim Kallinger 98
Will Kendrick 76
Bev Kilmer 96
James King, Jr. 90
Ron Klein 69
Suzanne Kosmas 66
Jeff Kottkamp 98
Dick Kravitz 92
Bruce Kyle 94
Ken Littlefield 98
Marcelo Llorente 95
Evelyn Lynn 88
Richard Machek 54
Connie Mack 96
Mark Mahon 94
Gwen Margolis 65
Stan Mayfield 95
Sheri McInvale 78
Matthew Meadows 56
David Mealor 95
Dave Murzin 96
Mitch Needelman 89
Pat Patterson 95
Jerry Paul 93
Durell Peaden, Jr. 71
Frank Peterman, Jr. 54
Joe Pickens 97
Juan-Carlos Planas 86
Ralph Poppell 97
Manuel Prieguez 91
Ken Pruitt 90
John Quiñones 89
Ron Reagan 97
Nan Rich 71
Curtis Richardson 63
Stacy Ritter 74
David Rivera 92
Julio Robaina 93
Yolly Roberson 51
Dave Russell, Jr. 95
Timothy Ryan 64
Ray Sansom 98
Burt Saunders 84
Jim Sebesta 93
Gary Siplin 71
Irving Slosberg 61
Christopher Smith 50
Rod Smith 76
Eleanor Sobel 73
Ken Sorensen 95
Joseph Spratt 95
Dwight Stansel 76
John Stargel 96
Baxter Troutman 97
Rochelle Vana 50
J. Alex Villalobos 79
Leslie Waters 94
Douglass Wiles 52
Stephen Wise 96
Roger Brian Wishner 68
Juan Zapata 94

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.

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