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Jon Tester

Jon Tester's Ratings and Endorsements on Issue: Education

Full Name: Jon Tester
Current Office: U.S. Senate - Sr, Democratic
First Elected: 11/07/2006
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2018

Education

2014 Population Connection - Positions (Jan. 9, 2014) 100%
2013 National Education Association - Positions 100%
2013 National Education Association - Positions 100%
2012 American Library Association - Positions 38%
2012 National Education Association - Positions 100%
2012 National Education Association - Positions 100%
2011-2012 American Association of University Women - Positions 90
2011-2012 American Security Council Foundation - Positions 30%
2011-2012 National Association for College Admission Counseling - Positions 100%
2011-2012 The American Hellenic Educational Progressive Association - Positions 20%
2011 American Library Association - Positions 22%
2011 American Security Council Foundation - Positions 30%
2011 National Association for College Admission Counseling - Positions 100%
2011 National Education Association - Positions 100%
2011 National Education Association - Positions 100%
2010 American Library Association - Positions 33%
2010 American Security Council Foundation - Positions 30%
2010 Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) - Positions 50%
2009-2010 American Association of University Women - Positions 80%
2009-2010 National Association for College Admission Counseling - Positions 90%
2009-2010 The American Hellenic Educational Progressive Association - Positions 25%
2009 American Association of University Women - Positions 75%
2009 American Library Association - Positions 33%
2009 American Security Council Foundation - Positions 40%
2009 National Education Association - Positions on Public Education Teaching Profession Issues A
2009 National Education Association - Positions on Public Education Teaching Profession Issues A
2009 Population Connection - Committee Votes Score 100%
2008 American Library Association - Positions 25%
2007-2008 American Association of University Women - Positions 90%
2007-2008 American Security Council Foundation - Positions 30%
2007-2008 National Association for College Admission Counseling - Positions 75%
2007-2008 National Education Association - Positions on Public Education Teaching Profession Issues A
2007-2008 National Education Association - Positions on Public Education Teaching Profession Issues A
2007-2008 The American Hellenic Educational Progressive Association - Greek American Issues Score 53%
2007 American Association of University Women - Positions 83
2007 American Library Association - Positions 38%
2007 Association For Supervision and Curriculum Development - Positions 100%
2007 National Association for College Admission Counseling - Positions 100%
2007 National Association of Elementary School Principals - Positions 100%
2007 National Education Association - Positions on Public Education Teaching Profession Issues A
2007 National Education Association - Positions on Public Education Teaching Profession Issues A
2007 Population Connection - Positions on Population Stabilization 100%
2007 Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) - Positions 33%
2005 Montana Education Association-Montana Federation of Teachers - Positions 92%
2003 Montana Education Association-Montana Federation of Teachers - Positions 100%
2001 Montana Education Association-Montana Federation of Teachers - Positions 100%
1999 Montana Education Association-Montana Federation of Teachers - Positions 90%

How to Interpret these Evaluations

Project Vote Smart displays all known interest group ratings for each candidate and official, regardless of issue or bias.

Keep in mind that ratings done by special interest groups often do not represent a non-partisan stance. In addition, some groups select votes that tend to favor members of one political party over another, rather than choosing votes based solely on issues concerns. Nevertheless, they can be invaluable in showing where an incumbent has stood on a series of votes in the past one or two years, especially when ratings by groups on all sides of an issue are compared. Website links, if available, and descriptions of the organizations offering performance evaluations are accessible by clicking on the name of the group.

Most performance evaluations are displayed in a percentage format. However, some organizations present their ratings in the form of a letter grade or endorsement based on voting records, interviews, survey results and/or sources of campaign funding. For consistency and ease in understanding, Project Vote Smart converts all scores into a percentage when possible. Please visit the group's website or call 1-888-VOTESMART for more specific information.

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