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Special Interest Groups

Rating Group: Louisiana Association of Educators

2001 Positions

Issues: Education
State Office District Name Party Rating
LA U.S. House 1 Steve Scalise Republican 50%
LA U.S. House 2 Cedric Richmond Democratic 90%
LA Lieutenant Governor Jay Dardenne, Jr. Republican 60%
LA State Senate 1 A. Crowe, Jr. Republican 60%
LA State Senate 3 Jean-Paul Morrell Democratic 90%
LA State Senate 4 Edwin Murray Democratic 90%
LA State Senate 5 Karen Peterson Democratic 90%
LA State Senate 10 Daniel Martiny Republican 70%
LA State Senate 12 Ben Nevers, Sr. Democratic 70%
LA State Senate 13 Dale Erdey Republican 80%
LA State Senate 14 Yvonne Dorsey-Colomb Democratic 100%
LA State Senate 15 Sharon Broome Democratic 80%
LA State Senate 19 Gary Smith, Jr. Democratic 100%
LA State Senate 25 Dan Morrish Republican 70%
LA State Senate 27 Ronnie Johns Republican 70%
LA State Senate 28 Eric LaFleur Democratic 90%
LA State Senate 29 Richard Gallot, Jr. Democratic 90%
LA State Senate 30 John Smith Republican 90%
LA State Senate 33 Michael Walsworth Republican 50%
LA State Senate 34 Francis Thompson Democratic 80%
LA State Senate 39 Gregory Williams Tarver, Sr. Democratic 60%
LA Secretary of State Tom Schedler, Jr. Republican 50%
LA Commissioner of Agriculture and Forestry Michael Strain Republican 80%
LA Mayor At-Large Mitch Landrieu Democratic 80%
LA Public Service Commissioner Foster Campbell, Jr. Democratic 90%
Ernest Alexander 50%
Rodney Alexander 90%
Glenn Ansardi 70%
Diana Bajoie 80%
Damon Baldone 71%
Robert Barham 60%
Clara Baudoin 50%
Ernest Baylor, Jr. 90%
Ronald Bean 90%
Lambert Boissiere, Jr. 90%
Shirley Bowler 70%
Beverly Gourdon Bruce 90%
Emile Bruneau 60%
James Cain 60%
Robert Carter 90%
Donald Cazayoux, Jr. 90%
Joel Chaisson II 80%
Jacquelyn Brechtel Clarkson 90%
Carl Crane 60%
Donald Cravins, Sr. 90%
Israel Curtis 40%
N. J. Damico 80%
William Daniel IV 80%
Carla Dartez 100%
Lynn Blackquell Dean 50%
Emma Devillier 90%
Charles DeWitt, Jr. 80%
John Diez 50%
Jean Doerge 90%
Hunt Downer, Jr. 70%
Reggie Dupre, Jr. 100%
Sydnie Mae Durand 80%
Noble Ellington 80%
Rick Farrar 80%
Robert Faucheux, Jr. 90%
Cleo Fields 100%
Wilson Fields 100%
Daniel Thomas Flavin 80%
Heulette Fontenot 70%
Mickey Frith 80%
Gregory Lee Fruge 70%
Mike Futrell 60%
Butch Gautreaux 90%
Cedric Bradford Glover 100%
Kyle Mark Green 100%
Elcie Guillory 80%
John Joseph Hainkel, Jr. 30%
Alexander Heaton 100%
Troy Hebert 90%
Francis Heitmeier 80%
Herman Ray Hill 80%
Donald Hines 100%
Melvin Lee Holden 100%
Ken Hollis 90%
Roy Hopkins 80%
Fred Hoyt 100%
Charles Irvin Hudson 100%
Willie Hunter, Jr. 100%
Nita Hutter 90%
Kay Iles 90%
Paulette Riley Irons 80%
Lydia Jackson 100%
Michael Jackson 80%
Jon Johnson 90%
Bill Jones 50%
Charles Jones 90%
Kay Katz 80%
Donald Kennard 70%
Lelon Kenney 70%
Louis Lambert, Jr. 90%
Charles Lancaster, Jr. 70%
Jerry Luke LeBlanc 80%
Arthur Lentini 80%
Leonard Lucas, Jr. 60%
Max Malone 60%
Robert Marionneaux, Jr. 90%
Jay Bowen McCallum 80%
Charles McDonald 80%
Joe McPherson 90%
Thomas McVea 70%
Michael Michot 60%
Billy Montgomery 80%
Willie Mount 100%
Kenneth Odinet, Sr. 80%
Anthony Richard Perkins 50%
Wilfred Pierre 90%
Gillis Pinac 90%
Loulan Pitre, Jr. 70%
Henry Powell 70%
Renee Gill Pratt 90%
Roy Quezaire, Jr. 90%
Charles Riddle III 80%
Craig Romero 90%
Errol Romero 90%
Joe Salter 100%
Matthew Schneider III 80%
Melinda Schwegmann 90%
B.L. Shaw 80%
Jack Smith 90%
Jane Smith 80%
Kenneth Smith 70%
Jennifer Sneed 70%
Victor Stelly 60%
Patrick Swilling 85%
Gerald Theunissen 80%
Jerry Thomas 90%
Joseph Toomy 90%
Thomas Townsend 80%
Warren Triche, Jr. 80%
Jim Tucker 75%
J. Chris Ullo 90%
Wayne Waddell 80%
Diane Winston 70%
Ernest Wooton 80%
Thomas Wright 80%

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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