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Special Interest Groups

Washington Special Interest Groups

Project Vote Smart reports on performance evaluations from all special interest groups (SIGs) 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.

Abortion

Last Rating Last Endorsement SIG Name
N/A 2014 Human Life of Washington
2005 2015 NARAL Pro-Choice Washington
2002 2012 Planned Parenthood Votes Northwest
N/A 2016 Planned Parenthood Votes Northwest and Hawaii

Abortion and Reproductive

Last Rating Last Endorsement SIG Name
2002 2012 Planned Parenthood Votes Northwest
N/A 2016 Planned Parenthood Votes Northwest and Hawaii

Agriculture and Food

Last Rating Last Endorsement SIG Name
2014 2016 Washington Farm Bureau

Animals and Wildlife

Last Rating Last Endorsement SIG Name
2011 N/A League of Humane Voters Washington
N/A N/A PAC Animals of Washington

Budget, Spending and Taxes

Last Rating Last Endorsement SIG Name
2010 N/A Joint Government Affairs Committee

Civil Liberties and Civil Rights

Last Rating Last Endorsement SIG Name
1998 N/A American Civil Liberties Union of Washington
N/A 2012 Equal Rights Washington
2002 N/A First American Education Project
2015 2016 Seattle Metropolitan Elections Committee

Conservative

Last Rating Last Endorsement SIG Name
N/A 2016 Mainstream Republicans of Washington
2012 N/A Washington Conservative Union

Education

Last Rating Last Endorsement SIG Name
2005 2014 Washington Education Association
2006 N/A Washington State Parent Teacher Association

Employment and Affirmative Action

Last Rating Last Endorsement SIG Name
2007 N/A JobMakers
N/A N/A Society for Professional Employees in Aerospace
2006 2016 Washington Public Employees Association

Environment

Last Rating Last Endorsement SIG Name
2014 2016 Washington Conservation Voters
N/A 2016 Washington Sierra Club

Fiscally Conservative

Last Rating Last Endorsement SIG Name
2012 N/A Washington Conservative Union

Government Operations

Last Rating Last Endorsement SIG Name
2015 N/A Municipal League of King County
2005 N/A The Freedom Foundation
2004 N/A Washington Public Interest Research Group

Health and Health Care

Last Rating Last Endorsement SIG Name
2002 2012 Planned Parenthood Votes Northwest
N/A 2016 Planned Parenthood Votes Northwest and Hawaii
N/A 2016 Washington State Nurses Association

Housing and Property

Last Rating Last Endorsement SIG Name
2007 2014 Building Industry Association of Washington

Indigenous Peoples

Last Rating Last Endorsement SIG Name
2002 N/A First American Education Project

Infrastructure

Last Rating Last Endorsement SIG Name
N/A 2014 American Council of Engineering Companies of Washington

Labor Unions

Last Rating Last Endorsement SIG Name
2006 2016 Washington Public Employees Association
2014 2016 Washington State Labor Council, AFL-CIO

Marriage, Family, and Children

Last Rating Last Endorsement SIG Name
2009 2010 Children's Alliance
2014 2015 Children's Campaign Fund

Minors and Children

Last Rating Last Endorsement SIG Name
2006 N/A Washington State Parent Teacher Association

Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity

Last Rating Last Endorsement SIG Name
N/A 2012 Equal Rights Washington

Socially Conservative

Last Rating Last Endorsement SIG Name
2012 N/A Washington Conservative Union

Transportation

Last Rating Last Endorsement SIG Name
2012 2014 Cascade Bicycle Club

Women

Last Rating Last Endorsement SIG Name
N/A 2012 Washington National Organization for Women
N/A 2012 Washington Women's Political Caucus
1998 N/A Washington Women United
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