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Special Interest Groups

Minnesota 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.

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Abortion

Last Rating Last Endorsement SIG Name
2014 2012 Minnesota Citizens Concerned for Life
2014 2012 NARAL Pro-Choice Minnesota

Abortion and Reproductive

Last Rating Last Endorsement SIG Name
1998 N/A Planned Parenthood of Minnesota Action Fund
N/A N/A Womenwinning

Agriculture and Food

Last Rating Last Endorsement SIG Name
2002 N/A Minnesota Farm Bureau

Animals and Wildlife

Last Rating Last Endorsement SIG Name
2012 2012 Minnesota Voters for Animal Protection

Business and Consumers

Last Rating Last Endorsement SIG Name
2013 N/A Minnesota Chamber of Commerce
2012 2010 Minnesota National Federation of Independent Business

Civil Liberties and Civil Rights

Last Rating Last Endorsement SIG Name
N/A 2012 Gay and Lesbian Victory Fund and Leadership Institute
2012 N/A Minnesota Organizing Apprenticeship Project
2007 2012 OutFront Minnesota
N/A 2014 Stonewall DFL

Conservative

Last Rating Last Endorsement SIG Name
2013 N/A Minnesota Majority
N/A N/A VOICESPAC Minnesota

Education

Last Rating Last Endorsement SIG Name
N/A 2014 Education Minnesota
2001 N/A Minnesota Chamber of Commerce--Education Policy Votes

Energy

Last Rating Last Endorsement SIG Name
2001 N/A Minnesota Chamber of Commerce--Energy Policy Votes

Fiscally Conservative

Last Rating Last Endorsement SIG Name
N/A 2014 Republican Liberty Caucus of Minnesota

Government Operations

Last Rating Last Endorsement SIG Name
2013 N/A Taxpayers League of Minnesota

Health and Health Care

Last Rating Last Endorsement SIG Name
2001 N/A Minnesota Chamber of Commerce--Health Care Policy Votes
2013 2014 Minnesota Nurses Association

Marriage, Family, and Children

Last Rating Last Endorsement SIG Name
2010 N/A Children's Defense Fund Minnesota
2013 N/A Minnesota Family Council-Minnesota Family Institute

Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity

Last Rating Last Endorsement SIG Name
2007 2012 OutFront Minnesota
N/A 2014 Stonewall DFL

Social

Last Rating Last Endorsement SIG Name
2004 N/A Joint Religious Legislative Coalition
2011 N/A Legislative Evaluation Assembly of Minnesota, Inc.

Socially Liberal

Last Rating Last Endorsement SIG Name
N/A 2014 Republican Liberty Caucus of Minnesota

Taxes

Last Rating Last Endorsement SIG Name
2013 N/A Taxpayers League of Minnesota

Transportation

Last Rating Last Endorsement SIG Name
2004 N/A Minnesota Trucking Association

Women

Last Rating Last Endorsement SIG Name
2010 2012 Minnesota National Organization for Women
N/A 2010 Minnesota Women's Political Caucus
N/A N/A VOICESPAC Minnesota
N/A N/A Womenwinning
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