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Special Interest Groups

Rating Group: Virginia AFL-CIO

2007 Positions

Issues: Labor Unions
State Office District Name Party Rating
VA U.S. House 1 Rob Wittman Republican 25%
VA U.S. House 5 Robert Hurt Republican 13%
VA U.S. House 9 Morgan Griffith Republican 37%
VA State House 1 Terry Kilgore Republican 62%
VA State House 13 Bob Marshall Republican 37%
VA State House 14 Danny Marshall III Republican 13%
VA State House 15 Todd Gilbert Republican 0%
VA State House 22 Kathy Byron Republican 8%
VA State House 24 Benjamin Cline Republican 0%
VA State House 25 Steve Landes Republican 10%
VA State House 28 William Howell Republican 23%
VA State House 31 Scott Lingamfelter Republican 7%
VA State House 36 Ken Plum Democratic 91%
VA State House 37 David Bulova Democratic 100%
VA State House 39 Vivian Watts Democratic 90%
VA State House 40 Tim Hugo Republican 17%
VA State House 42 David Albo Republican 24%
VA State House 43 Mark Sickles Democratic 90%
VA State House 50 Jackson Miller Republican 0%
VA State House 54 Bobby Orrock, Sr. Republican 43%
VA State House 57 David Toscano Democratic 83%
VA State House 58 Robert Bell III Republican 7%
VA State House 61 Thomas Wright, Jr. Republican 6%
VA State House 62 Riley Ingram Republican 39%
VA State House 65 Lee Ware, Jr. Republican 8%
VA State House 66 Kirk Cox Republican 23%
VA State House 71 Jennifer McClellan Democratic 100%
VA State House 73 John O'Bannon III Republican 17%
VA State House 75 Roslyn Tyler Democratic 100%
VA State House 76 Chris Jones Republican 8%
VA State House 77 Lionell Spruill, Sr. Democratic 100%
VA State House 88 Mark Cole Republican 7%
VA State House 92 Jeion Ward Democratic 100%
VA State House 97 Chris Peace Republican 0%
VA State Senate 2 Mamie Locke Democratic 100%
VA State Senate 3 Thomas Norment, Jr. Republican 25%
VA State Senate 4 Ryan McDougle Republican 0%
VA State Senate 5 Kenny Alexander Democratic 92%
VA State Senate 6 Lynwood Lewis, Jr. Democratic 80%
VA State Senate 7 Frank Wagner Republican 34%
VA State Senate 9 Donald McEachin Democratic 100%
VA State Senate 14 John Cosgrove, Jr. Republican 20%
VA State Senate 15 Frank Ruff, Jr. Republican 29%
VA State Senate 16 Rosalyn Dance Democratic 100%
VA State Senate 18 Louise Lucas Democratic 90%
VA State Senate 21 John Edwards Democratic 95%
VA State Senate 23 Stephen Newman Republican 15%
VA State Senate 24 Emmett Hanger, Jr. Republican 10%
VA State Senate 25 Creigh Deeds Democratic 91%
VA State Senate 26 Mark Obenshain Republican 0%
VA State Senate 30 Adam Ebbin Democratic 100%
VA State Senate 32 Janet Howell Democratic 88%
VA State Senate 35 Dick Saslaw Democratic 82%
VA State Senate 37 David Marsden Democratic 100%
VA State Senate 40 Charles Carrico, Sr. Republican 33%
VA Attorney General Mark Herring Democratic 100%
VA Mayor At-Large Dwight Jones 98%
Watkins Abbitt, Jr. 57%
Kristen Amundson 95%
Ward Armstrong 92%
Clifford Athey, Jr. 7%
Mamye BaCote 100%
William Barlow 80%
J. Brandon Bell II 17%
Harry Blevins 33%
Daniel Bowling 100%
Robert Brink 100%
Vince Callahan, Jr. 51%
Charles Caputo 100%
John Chichester 30%
Charles Colgan, Sr. 77%
Anne Crockett-Stark 20%
Ken Cuccinelli II 0%
Jeannemarie Devolites Davis 41%
Allen Wayne Dudley 16%
Albert Eisenberg 89%
David Englin 100%
William Fralin, Jr. 10%
Jeffrey Frederick 0%
Thomas Gear 13%
Franklin Hall 83%
Phillip Hamilton 39%
Frank Hargrove, Sr. 35%
Charles Hawkins 30%
Clarke Hogan 13%
Edd Houck 88%
Algie Howell, Jr. 78%
Robert Hull 96%
Salvatore Iaquinto 0%
Bill Janis 13%
Johnny Joannou 92%
Joseph Johnson, Jr. 85%
Benjamin Joseph Lambert III 88%
Matthew Lohr 0%
Henry Marsh III 92%
Stephen Martin 20%
Joe May 31%
Michéle McQuigg 31%
Kenneth Melvin 92%
Paula Miller 89%
Yvonne Miller 95%
Brian Moran 94%
Harvey Morgan 20%
Samuel Nixon, Jr. 15%
Dave Nutter 29%
James O'Brien, Jr. 24%
Glenn Oder 7%
Clarence Phillips 93%
David Poisson 83%
Harry Potts, Jr. 51%
Phillip Puckett 93%
Toddy Puller 86%
Bob Purkey 21%
Lacey Putney 37%
Frederick Quayle 48%
Melanie Rapp 12%
John Spence Reid 20%
D. Nick Rerras 21%
William Reynolds 81%
Thomas Rust 40%
Christopher Saxman 7%
Edward Scott 0%
James Scott 82%
Stephen Shannon 100%
Beverly Sherwood 16%
James Shuler 87%
Kenneth Stolle 30%
Walter Stosch 18%
Terrie Suit 25%
Robert Tata 35%
Patricia Ticer 95%
Shannon Valentine 100%
Katherine Waddell 50%
William Wampler, Jr. 50%
Leo Wardrup, Jr. 2%
Onzlee Ware 90%
John Watkins 27%
John Welch III 6%
Mary Margaret Whipple 86%
Martin Williams 19%

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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