New York 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
2004 2014 NARAL Pro-Choice New York
2011 2016 New York State Right to Life Committee
N/A 2014 Planned Parenthood Advocates of New York
 

Abortion and Reproductive

Last Rating Last Endorsement SIG Name
2003 N/A Family Planning Adovcates of New York State
N/A 2014 Planned Parenthood Advocates of New York
 

Animals and Wildlife

Last Rating Last Endorsement SIG Name
2008 N/A Humane Society of New York
2008 N/A League of Humane Voters of New York City
N/A 2014 The League of Humane Voters of New York
 

Budget, Spending and Taxes

Last Rating Last Endorsement SIG Name
N/A 2016 Schenectady County Democrats
 

Business and Consumers

Last Rating Last Endorsement SIG Name
2014 2015 Business Council of New York State, Incorporated
2014 2015 New York National Federation of Independent Business
2014 2015 Unshackle Upstate
 

Civil Liberties and Civil Rights

Last Rating Last Endorsement SIG Name
2000 2014 Empire State Pride Agenda
2004 N/A Gay and Lesbian Victory Fund and Leadership Institute
N/A 2016 Lambda Independent Democrats of Brooklyn
1997 N/A New York Civil Liberties Union
 

Conservative

Last Rating Last Endorsement SIG Name
2015 2016 Conservative Party of New York State
1998 N/A Conservative Union
 

Education

Last Rating Last Endorsement SIG Name
2012 N/A New Yorkers for Better Libraries PAC
N/A 2016 New York State United Teachers
N/A 2016 United Federation of Teachers
 

Environment

Last Rating Last Endorsement SIG Name
2015 N/A EPL-Environmental Advocates
N/A 2012 New York League of Conservation Voters
 
 

Health and Health Care

Last Rating Last Endorsement SIG Name
N/A 2016 Lambda Independent Democrats of Brooklyn
N/A 2014 Planned Parenthood Advocates of New York
 

Higher Education

Last Rating Last Endorsement SIG Name
N/A 2012 Professional Staff Congress City University of New York (PSC-CUNY)
 

Impartial/Nonpartisan

Last Rating Last Endorsement SIG Name
2005 N/A Drum Major Institute for Public Policy
 

Infrastructure

Last Rating Last Endorsement SIG Name
2015 N/A New York State Correctional Officers and Police Benevolent Association
 
 

Liberal

Last Rating Last Endorsement SIG Name
N/A 2016 Citizen Action of New York
2006 2002 New York City Americans for Democratic Action
 

Marriage

Last Rating Last Endorsement SIG Name
N/A 2016 Lambda Independent Democrats of Brooklyn
 

Religion

Last Rating Last Endorsement SIG Name
1998 N/A Christian Coalition of New York
 

Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity

Last Rating Last Endorsement SIG Name
2000 2014 Empire State Pride Agenda
2004 N/A Gay and Lesbian Victory Fund and Leadership Institute
N/A 2016 Lambda Independent Democrats of Brooklyn
 

Socially Conservative

Last Rating Last Endorsement SIG Name
1998 N/A Christian Coalition of New York
 

Socially Liberal

Last Rating Last Endorsement SIG Name
N/A N/A Republican Majority for Choice
 

Unemployed and Low-Income

Last Rating Last Endorsement SIG Name
2000 N/A Statewide Emergency Network for Social and Economic Security
2009 N/A The Partnership for the Homeless
 

Women

Last Rating Last Endorsement SIG Name
N/A 2016 National Organization of Women - NYC

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