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Special Interest Groups

Ohio 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
2006 2012 NARAL Pro-Choice Ohio
N/A 2012 Ohio Right to Life

Agriculture and Food

Last Rating Last Endorsement SIG Name
2001 N/A Ohio Farm Bureau Federation

Business and Consumers

Last Rating Last Endorsement SIG Name
2012 N/A Innovation Ohio
2010 N/A Ohio Business Votes
2012 2012 Ohio Chamber of Commerce
2006 2012 Ohio National Federation of Independent Business
1998 N/A Ohio Taxpayers Association
2004 N/A United Conservatives of Ohio

Education

Last Rating Last Endorsement SIG Name
N/A 2012 Christian Home Educators Stark County Association
N/A 2010 Ohio Education Association

Employment and Affirmative Action

Last Rating Last Endorsement SIG Name
2012 N/A Innovation Ohio

Environment

Last Rating Last Endorsement SIG Name
1997 N/A Ohio Citizen Action
2009 2012 Ohio League of Conservation Voters
2002 2012 Ohio Sierra Club

Guns

Last Rating Last Endorsement SIG Name
2012 2012 Buckeye Firearms Association
2010 2012 National Rifle Association Political Victory Fund
2002 N/A Ohio Gun Owners of America

Health and Health Care

Last Rating Last Endorsement SIG Name
N/A 2012 Ohio Nurses Association
N/A 2012 Ohio State Medical Association

Housing and Property

Last Rating Last Endorsement SIG Name
N/A 2012 Christian Home Educators Stark County Association

Labor Unions

Last Rating Last Endorsement SIG Name
N/A 2012 Ohio AFL-CIO
2012 2010 Ohio Federation of Teachers
N/A 2012 Ohio Nurses Association

Marriage, Family, and Children

Last Rating Last Endorsement SIG Name
N/A N/A Equality Ohio

National Security

Last Rating Last Endorsement SIG Name
2012 N/A American Conservative Union (Ohio State Legislature)

Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity

Last Rating Last Endorsement SIG Name
N/A 2012 Cleveland Stonewall Democrats
N/A N/A Equality Ohio
N/A 2012 Stonewall Democrats of Central Ohio

Unemployed and Low-Income

Last Rating Last Endorsement SIG Name
2012 N/A Innovation Ohio

Veterans

Last Rating Last Endorsement SIG Name
N/A 2012 Ohio Veterans United
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