Virginia 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 and Reproductive

Last Rating Last Endorsement SIG Name
N/A 2009 Home School Legal Defense Association of Virginia PAC
 

Agriculture and Food

Last Rating Last Endorsement SIG Name
N/A 2013 Virginia State Farm Bureau Federation
 

Animals and Wildlife

Last Rating Last Endorsement SIG Name
N/A N/A Virginia Hunting Dog Alliance
 

Arts, Entertainment, and History

Last Rating Last Endorsement SIG Name
N/A 2009 Virginia Shooting Sports Association
 
 

Civil Liberties and Civil Rights

Last Rating Last Endorsement SIG Name
2005 N/A Americans United for Separation of Church and State
N/A 2009 disAbility Votes! PAC
2013 2013 Equality Virginia
N/A 2009 Ethiopian-Americans for Change
N/A 2012 LGBT Democrats of Virginia
 
 

Crime

Last Rating Last Endorsement SIG Name
N/A N/A The Fraternal Order of Police of Virginia
 

Education

Last Rating Last Endorsement SIG Name
N/A 2009 Home School Legal Defense Association of Virginia PAC
2012 2013 Virginia Education Association
 

Employment and Affirmative Action

Last Rating Last Endorsement SIG Name
N/A 2009 disAbility Votes! PAC
N/A 2013 Virginia Police Benevolent Association, Inc.
 

Environment

Last Rating Last Endorsement SIG Name
2013 2011 Virginia League of Conservation Voters
1999 2013 Virginia Sierra Club
 

Government Operations

Last Rating Last Endorsement SIG Name
2005 N/A Virginia21
 
 

Higher Education

Last Rating Last Endorsement SIG Name
N/A 2011 Fairfax County Chamber of Commerce
 

Housing and Property

Last Rating Last Endorsement SIG Name
N/A 2013 Virginia Association of Realtors
 

Impartial/Nonpartisan

Last Rating Last Endorsement SIG Name
2005 N/A Virginia21
 

K-12 Education

Last Rating Last Endorsement SIG Name
N/A 2011 Fairfax County Chamber of Commerce
 

Labor Unions

Last Rating Last Endorsement SIG Name
N/A N/A The Fraternal Order of Police of Virginia
2010 2013 Virginia AFL-CIO
N/A 2013 Virginia Police Benevolent Association, Inc.
2003 2012 Virginia Professional Fire Fighters
 

Legislative Branch

Last Rating Last Endorsement SIG Name
N/A 2013 Republican Liberty Caucus of Virginia
 

Marriage, Family, and Children

Last Rating Last Endorsement SIG Name
N/A 2009 Home School Legal Defense Association of Virginia PAC
2013 N/A The Family Foundation of Virginia
1999 N/A Virginia Christian Coalition
 

Religion

Last Rating Last Endorsement SIG Name
2005 N/A Americans United for Separation of Church and State
1999 N/A Virginia Christian Coalition
 

Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity

Last Rating Last Endorsement SIG Name
2013 2013 Equality Virginia
N/A 2012 LGBT Democrats of Virginia
 

Social

Last Rating Last Endorsement SIG Name
N/A 2009 Ethiopian-Americans for Change
 

Technology and Communication

Last Rating Last Endorsement SIG Name
N/A 2009 Northern Virginia Technology Council
 

Women

Last Rating Last Endorsement SIG Name
2000 2013 Virginia National Organization for Women