Rating Group: Montana Audubon

2011 Positions

State Office Name Party Rating
MT U.S. House-At-Large Ryan Zinke R 45%
MT State House-1 Gerald Bennett R 0%
MT State House-2 Mike Cuffe R 0%
MT State House-4 Keith Regier R 0%
MT State House-8 Steve Lavin R 17%
MT State House-9 Randy Brodehl R 8%
MT State House-17 Christy Clark R 8%
MT State House-18 Rob Cook R 25%
MT State House-20 Steve Fitzpatrick R 33%
MT State House-22 Robert Mehlhoff D 92%
MT State House-24 Jean Price D 100%
MT State House-26 Mitch Tropila D 100%
MT State House-27 Roy Hollandsworth R 0%
MT State House-29 Bill Harris R 0%
MT State House-30 Ryan Osmundson R 0%
MT State House-34 Austin Knudsen R 0%
MT State House-37 Lee Randall R 0%
MT State House-40 Tom Berry R 25%
MT State House-42 Carolyn Pease-Lopez D 100%
MT State House-50 Virginia Court D 100%
MT State House-51 Margie MacDonald D 100%
MT State House-54 Jeffrey Essmann R 18%
MT State House-61 Kathleen Williams D 100%
MT State House-67 Tom Burnett R 17%
MT State House-68 Art Wittich R 27%
MT State House-70 Kelly Flynn R 0%
MT State House-72 Jeffrey Welborn R 0%
MT State House-73 Edith McClafferty D 91%
MT State House-74 Pat Noonan D 92%
MT State House-77 Kathy Swanson D 92%
MT State House-80 Mike Miller R 25%
MT State House-83 Chuck Hunter D 100%
MT State House-86 Ron Ehli R 25%
MT State House-88 Edward Greef R 17%
MT State House-90 Ellie Hill D 100%
MT State House-91 Bryce Bennett D 100%
MT State House-93 Dan Salomon R 8%
MT State Senate-1 Chas Vincent R 0%
MT State Senate-3 Bruce Tutvedt R 0%
MT State Senate-4 Mark Blasdel R 0%
MT State Senate-6 Janna Taylor R 0%
MT State Senate-9 Llewelyn Jones R 0%
MT State Senate-10 Rick Ripley R 0%
MT State Senate-11 Ed Buttrey R 0%
MT State Senate-13 Brian Hoven R 58%
MT State Senate-14 Kristin Hansen R 0%
MT State Senate-15 Bradley Maxon Hamlett D 64%
MT State Senate-16 Jonathan Windy Boy D 100%
MT State Senate-17 John Brenden R 0%
MT State Senate-18 Matt Rosendale R 0%
MT State Senate-19 Eric Moore R 9%
MT State Senate-20 Duane Ankney R 25%
MT State Senate-21 Sharon Stewart-Peregoy D 100%
MT State Senate-22 Douglas Kary R 17%
MT State Senate-24 Mary McNally D 100%
MT State Senate-25 Robyn Driscoll D 100%
MT State Senate-26 Elsie Arntzen R 9%
MT State Senate-27 Cary Smith R 0%
MT State Senate-28 Taylor Brown R 0%
MT State Senate-29 David Howard R 0%
MT State Senate-31 Mike Phillips D 100%
MT State Senate-34 Gordon Vance R 0%
MT State Senate-36 Debby Barrett R 9%
MT State Senate-37 Jon Sesso D 83%
MT State Senate-38 Jim Keane D 45%
MT State Senate-39 Gene Vuckovich D 64%
MT State Senate-40 Christine Kaufmann D 100%
MT State Senate-41 Mary Caferro D 91%
MT State Senate-43 Pat Connell R 33%
MT State Senate-45 Dick Barrett D 100%
MT State Senate-46 Sue Malek D 92%
MT State Senate-47 Clifford Larsen D 91%
MT State Senate-49 Diane Sands D 100%
MT State Senate-50 Tom Facey D 100%
Ron Arthun 9%
Shannon Augare 91%
Joe Balyeat 18%
Liz Bangerter 50%
William Beck, Sr. 0%
Tony Belcourt 92%
Anders Blewett 100%
Joanne Blyton 0%
Carlie Boland 100%
Gary Branae 100%
Champ Edmunds, Jr. 8%
Ron Erickson 100%
John Esp 0%
Lila Evans 22%
Tim Furey 100%
Steven Gallus 64%
Steve Gibson 33%
Kim Gillan 100%
Alan Hale 0%
Betsy Hands 92%
Robert Hawks 100%
Gordon Hendrick 0%
Cynthia Hiner 83%
Greg Hinkle 9%
Galen Hollenbaugh 100%
Rowlie Hutton 9%
Pat Ingraham 8%
Verdell Jackson 0%
Larry Jent 100%
Dan Kennedy 0%
Krayton Kerns 0%
Harry Klock 25%
James Knox 0%
Bob Lake 0%
Dave Lewis 0%
Cleve Loney 0%
Gary MacLaren 42%
Bill McChesney 83%
Tom McGillvray 0%
Jonathan McNiven 8%
Walter McNutt 25%
Mike Menahan 100%
Mike Milburn 0%
Michael More 9%
Lynda Moss 100%
Carmine Mowbray 9%
Terry Murphy 27%
Jesse O'Hara 9%
Alan Olson 9%
Jerry O'Neil 8%
Jim Peterson 0%
Kenneth Peterson 33%
Jason Priest 9%
Joe Read 0%
Scott Reichner 0%
Michele Reinhart 100%
Donald Roberts 8%
Trudi Schmidt 100%
Jim Shockley 45%
Dan Skattum 0%
Derek Skees 9%
Sterling Small 17%
Frank Smith 92%
Jon Sonju 9%
Carolyn Squires 100%
Wayne Stahl 9%
Donald Steinbeisser 9%
Kendall Van Dyk 100%
Bob Wagner 8%
Edward Walker 0%
David Wanzenried 100%
Wendy Warburton 0%
Ted Washburn 25%
Carol Williams 100%
Franke Wilmer 100%
Max Yates 33%

How to Interpret these Evaluations

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