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Adam Kinzinger

Adam Kinzinger's Ratings and Endorsements on Issue: Liberal

Full Name: Adam Kinzinger
Current Office: U.S. House - District 16, Republican
First Elected: 11/02/2010
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Republican for U.S. House - District 16
General Nov. 4, 2014
Primary March 18, 2014

Liberal

2013-2014 Irregular Times/Progressive Patriots/That's My Congress - Net Congressional Score (Jan. 13, 2014) 11%
2013-2014 Irregular Times/Progressive Patriots/That's My Congress - Net Congressional Score (Jan. 13, 2014) 11%
2013-2014 Progressive Punch - Lifetime Score 8%
2013-2014 Progressive Punch - Crucial Votes 1%
2013-2014 Progressive Punch - Overall Positions 6%
2013-2014 Progressive Punch - Lifetime Score 8%
2013-2014 Progressive Punch - Crucial Votes Lifetime Score 3%
2013-2014 Progressive Punch - Overall Positions 6%
2013-2014 Progressive Punch - Crucial Votes 1%
2013-2014 Progressive Punch - Crucial Votes Lifetime Score 3%
2013 National Journal - Liberal (Composite) 39%
2013 National Journal - Liberal on Social Policy 43%
2013 National Journal - Liberal on Economic Policy 44%
2012 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 5%
2012 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 5%
2012 NARAL Pro-Choice America - Positions 0%
2012 National Journal - House Liberal (Economic) 36%
2012 National Journal - House Liberal (Foreign) 43%
2012 National Journal - House Liberal (Social) 50%
2012 National Journal - House Liberal (Composite Score) 44%
2012 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions 16%
2012 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions 16%
2011-2012 Irregular Times/Progressive Patriots/That's My Congress - Conservative Action Score 72%
2011-2012 Irregular Times/Progressive Patriots/That's My Congress - Net Congressional Score 16%
2011-2012 Irregular Times/Progressive Patriots/That's My Congress - Liberal Action Score 5%
2011-2012 Irregular Times/Progressive Patriots/That's My Congress - Conservative Action Score 72%
2011-2012 Irregular Times/Progressive Patriots/That's My Congress - Liberal Action Score 5%
2011 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 15%
2011 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 15%
2011 NARAL Pro-Choice America - Positions 0%
2011 National Journal - Liberal on Economic Policy Score 37%
2011 National Journal - Liberal Composite Score 42%
2011 National Journal - Liberal on Social Policy 39%

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