Texas 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
2009 2012 NARAL Pro-Choice Texas
2002 N/A Planned Parenthood
2007 2012 Texas Right to Life Committee
 

Abortion and Reproductive

Last Rating Last Endorsement SIG Name
2002 N/A Planned Parenthood
 

Agriculture and Food

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

Animals and Wildlife

Last Rating Last Endorsement SIG Name
2011 2012 Texas Humane Society Legislative Fund
 

Budget, Spending and Taxes

Last Rating Last Endorsement SIG Name
2011 N/A Heritage Alliance
2013 2012 Texans for Fiscal Responsibility
 

Business and Consumers

Last Rating Last Endorsement SIG Name
N/A N/A Associated Builders and Contractors, Central Texas
2011 N/A Heritage Alliance
2013 2012 Texas Association of Business
2012 2012 Texas National Federation of Independent Business
2011 N/A Texas Watch
 

Civil Liberties and Civil Rights

Last Rating Last Endorsement SIG Name
2001 N/A Texas NAACP
 
 

Crime

Last Rating Last Endorsement SIG Name
2003 N/A Texans for Lawsuit Reform
N/A N/A Texas Moratorium Network
 

Death Penalty

Last Rating Last Endorsement SIG Name
N/A N/A Texas Moratorium Network
 

Education

Last Rating Last Endorsement SIG Name
N/A N/A Texas Parent PAC
 

Employment and Affirmative Action

Last Rating Last Endorsement SIG Name
2002 N/A Texas Public Employees Association
 

Environment

Last Rating Last Endorsement SIG Name
2013 2010 Environment Texas
2005 N/A Greater Edwards Aquifer Alliance
2011 N/A Sierra Club-Lone Star Chapter
2009 N/A Texas Campaign for the Environment
2013 2012 Texas League of Conservation Voters
 

Government Operations

Last Rating Last Endorsement SIG Name
2011 N/A Heritage Alliance
2013 2012 Texans for Fiscal Responsibility
2003 N/A Texans for Lawsuit Reform
2013 N/A Texans Uniting for Reform and Freedom
1997 N/A The Texas Observer
 
 

Health and Health Care

Last Rating Last Endorsement SIG Name
N/A 2012 Texas Hospital Association Political Action Committee
N/A 2012 Texas Medical Association
2007 N/A Texas Public Interest Research Group
 

Housing and Property

Last Rating Last Endorsement SIG Name
N/A N/A Texas Association of Realtors
 

Immigration

Last Rating Last Endorsement SIG Name
2012 N/A Immigration Reform Coalition of Texas
 

Judicial Branch

Last Rating Last Endorsement SIG Name
2003 N/A Texans for Lawsuit Reform
N/A 2012 Texans for Lawsuit Reform PAC
 

Labor Unions

Last Rating Last Endorsement SIG Name
N/A 2012 Texas AFL-CIO
 

Liberal

Last Rating Last Endorsement SIG Name
2011 N/A Heritage Alliance
 

Marriage, Family, and Children

Last Rating Last Endorsement SIG Name
N/A N/A Texas Parent PAC
2013 2012 Young Conservatives of Texas
 

Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity

Last Rating Last Endorsement SIG Name
N/A N/A Equality Texas
2003 N/A Gay Rights Information
N/A 2014 Texas Equity PAC
 
 

Technology and Communication

Last Rating Last Endorsement SIG Name
1997 N/A The Texas Observer
 

Transportation

Last Rating Last Endorsement SIG Name
2005 N/A Greater Edwards Aquifer Alliance
2013 N/A Texans Uniting for Reform and Freedom