Massachusetts Special Interest Groups

Project Vote Smart reports on performance evaluations from all special interest groups who provide them, regardless of issue or bias. If you know of a group that provides ratings not included here, please contact us at ratings@votesmart.org.

Descriptions of organizations are derived from the mission statement or description produced by each organization. Project Vote Smart does not evaluate or edit these descriptions.

State
Issue
 

Abortion

Last Rating Last Endorsement SIG Name
2010 2012 Massachusetts Citizens for Life
2011 2013 NARAL Pro-Choice Massachusetts
 

Abortion and Reproductive

Last Rating Last Endorsement SIG Name
2006 2012 Planned Parenthood League of Massachusetts Advocacy Fund
 

Animals and Wildlife

Last Rating Last Endorsement SIG Name
2009 2012 Humane USA- Massachusetts
2010 N/A Massachusetts SPCA
 

Budget, Spending and Taxes

Last Rating Last Endorsement SIG Name
2012 2012 Citizens for Limited Taxation and Government
 
 

Campaign Finance and Elections

Last Rating Last Endorsement SIG Name
2002 N/A Mass Voters for Clean Elections
 

Civil Liberties and Civil Rights

Last Rating Last Endorsement SIG Name
N/A 2010 Massachusetts Gay and Lesbian Political Caucus
 

Conservative

Last Rating Last Endorsement SIG Name
2012 2012 Citizens for Limited Taxation and Government
 

Crime

Last Rating Last Endorsement SIG Name
N/A 2010 State Police Association of Massachusetts
 

Education

Last Rating Last Endorsement SIG Name
N/A 2012 American Federation of Teachers Massachusetts
2012 2013 Massachusetts Teachers Association
 
 

Foreign Affairs

Last Rating Last Endorsement SIG Name
N/A N/A Massachusetts Peace Action
 

Government Operations

Last Rating Last Endorsement SIG Name
2012 2012 Citizens for Limited Taxation and Government
2002 N/A Common Cause Massachusetts
 

Guns

Last Rating Last Endorsement SIG Name
2013 2012 Gun Owners' Action League
2002 N/A Massachusetts Gun Owners of America
2010 2012 National Rifle Association Political Victory Fund
 

Health and Health Care

Last Rating Last Endorsement SIG Name
N/A 2013 Massachusetts Nurses Association
 

Labor Unions

Last Rating Last Endorsement SIG Name
2010 2012 Massachusetts AFL-CIO
N/A 2013 Massachusetts Nurses Association
N/A 2013 Professional Fire Fighters of Massachusetts
 

Liberal

Last Rating Last Endorsement SIG Name
2006 2012 Mass Scorecard
N/A 2013 Progressive Massachusetts
 

Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity

Last Rating Last Endorsement SIG Name
N/A 2010 Massachusetts Gay and Lesbian Political Caucus
N/A 2013 Mass Equality
 
 

Technology and Communication

Last Rating Last Endorsement SIG Name
2010 N/A MassTrack
 

Transportation

Last Rating Last Endorsement SIG Name
N/A 2012 Massachusetts Motorcycle Association PAC
 

Unemployed and Low-Income

Last Rating Last Endorsement SIG Name
1997 N/A Massachusetts Human Services Coalition
2010 N/A Neighbor to Neighbor Massachusetts