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Special Interest Groups

Rating Group: Pennsylvania National Federation of Independent Business

2009-2010 Positions

State Office District Name Party Rating
Nicholas Micozzie 50%
Ron Miller 88%
Richard Mirabito 25%
Phyllis Mundy 25%
Kevin Murphy 29%
Raphael Musto 60%
John Myers 25%
Frank Oliver, Sr. 0%
Michael O'Pake 60%
Jane Clare Orie 80%
John Pallone 38%
Tony Payton, Jr. 38%
John Perzel 57%
Merle Phillips 88%
Jeffrey Piccola 80%
John Pippy 80%
Joseph Preston, Jr. 25%
Douglas Reichley 88%
Robert Robbins 100%
Todd Rock 88%
Samuel Rohrer 100%
Dante Santoni, Jr. 25%
Curt Schroder 88%
Tim Seip 25%
John Siptroth 25%
Ken Smith 29%
Matthew Smith 25%
Samuel Smith 86%
Timothy Solobay 25%
Jerry Stern 100%
Dick Stevenson 100%
J. Barry Stout 60%
RoseMarie Swanger 100%
Rick Taylor 25%
Katie True 88%
Chelsa Wagner 17%
LeAnna Washington 60%
Ronald Waters 25%
Michael Waugh 80%
Jesse White 25%
Mary Jo White 80%
Hardy Williams 60%
Jewell Williams 25%

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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