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Special Interest Groups

Rating Group: Teamsters Local 190

2007 Positions on Workplace Rights

Issues: Labor Unions
State Office District Name Party Rating
MT State House 26 Mitch Tropila Democratic 100
MT State House 54 Jeffrey Essmann Republican 8
MT State Senate 1 Chas Vincent Republican 0
MT State Senate 4 Mark Blasdel Republican 0
MT State Senate 6 Janna Taylor Republican 8
MT State Senate 9 Llewelyn Jones Republican 33
MT State Senate 10 Rick Ripley Republican 0
MT State Senate 16 Jonathan Windy Boy Democratic 100
MT State Senate 20 Duane Ankney Republican 17
MT State Senate 25 Robyn Driscoll Democratic 100
MT State Senate 26 Elsie Arntzen Republican 17
MT State Senate 31 Mike Phillips Democratic 100
MT State Senate 33 Jennifer Pomnichowski Democratic 100
MT State Senate 35 Scott Sales Republican 0
MT State Senate 36 Debby Barrett Republican 8
MT State Senate 37 Jon Sesso Democratic 100
MT State Senate 38 Jim Keane Democratic 100
MT State Senate 40 Christine Kaufmann Democratic 92
MT State Senate 41 Mary Caferro Democratic 100
MT State Senate 42 Jill Cohenour Democratic 100
MT State Senate 49 Diane Sands Democratic 100
MT Budget Director Dan Villa Democratic 100
MT Public Service Commissioner 3 Roger Koopman Republican 0
MT Commissioner 1 Ray Hawk 8
MT Public Service Commission Vice Chair Bob Lake 8
MT Public Service Commission Vice Chair Bob Lake Republican 8
Shannon Augare 100
Keith Bales 8
Joe Balyeat 8
Gregory Barkus 8
William Beck, Sr. 8
Arlene Becker 100
Bob Bergren 100
Norma Bixby 92
Jerry Black 17
Scott Boggio 8
Gary Branae 92
Roy Brown 25
John Brueggeman 58
Edward Butcher 8
Terrence Callahan 100
Margarett Campbell 92
Edith Clark 18
John Cobb 73
Vicki Cocchiarella 92
Mike Cooney 100
Douglas Cordier 92
Aubyn Curtiss 17
Sue Dickenson 100
Ernie Dutton 33
Robert Ebinger, Jr. 100
Jim Elliott 100
Ron Erickson 100
John Esp 8
George Loren Everett 0
Eve Franklin 100
Julie French 92
Kevin Furey 100
Tim Furey 100
David Gallik 100
Steven Gallus 100
Kelly Gebhardt 17
Kim Gillan 100
William Glaser 25
Wanda Grinde 92
George Groesbeck 100
Robin Hamilton 92
Betsy Hands 100
Kenneth Hansen 92
Dan Harrington 100
Robert Hawks 92
Ralph Heinert, Jr. 17
Gordon Hendrick 8
Teresa Henry 100
Edward Hilbert 92
Dennis Himmelberger 0
Cynthia Hiner 100
Galen Hollenbaugh 100
Pat Ingraham 8
Verdell Jackson 25
Hal Jacobson 100
Joey Jayne 100
Larry Jent 100
Bill Jones 50
Mike Jopek 100
Rick Jore 0
Carol Juneau 100
Dave Kasten 0
Krayton Kerns 0
Sam Kitzenberg 100
Harry Klock 25
Deborah Kottel 100
Richard Laible 50
Carol Lambert 17
Michael Lange 8
Lane Larson 100
Jesse Laslovich 92
Dave Lewis 50
Greg Lind 100
Gary MacLaren 17
Bruce Malcolm 17
Dave McAlpin 92
Bill McChesney 92
Daniel McGee 17
Tom McGillvray 0
Walter McNutt 17
Scott Mendenhall 8
Mike Milburn 17
Penny Armstrong Morgan 8
Lynda Moss 100
Terry Murphy 33
John Musgrove 100
Art Noonan 100
Bill Nooney 17
Jesse O'Hara 33
Alan Olson 33
Jerry O'Neil 8
John Parker 100
Gerald Pease 100
Gary Perry 8
Jim Peterson 17
Kenneth Peterson 33
Holly Raser 100
Michele Reinhart 100
Diane Rice 0
John Ross 20
Don Ryan 92
Trudi Schmidt 100
Jim Shockley 33
John Sinrud 0
Veronica Small-Eastman 92
Frank Smith 100
Jon Sonju 0
Carolyn Squires 100
Wayne Stahl 33
Corey Stapleton 17
Donald Steinbeisser 8
Ronald Stoker 8
Robert Story, Jr. 8
Bill Tash 8
William Thomas 92
Joseph Tropila 100
Kendall Van Dyk 100
David Wanzenried 100
John Ward 22
Dan Weinberg 100
Jack Wells 0
Carol Williams 100
Franke Wilmer 100
Bill Wilson 100
Brady Wiseman 100
Craig Witte 0

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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