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William 'Mac' M. Thornberry

William 'Mac' M. Thornberry's Ratings and Endorsements on Issue: Education

Full Name: William 'Mac' M. Thornberry
Current Office: U.S. House - District 13, Republican
First Elected: 11/08/1994
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Republican for U.S. House - District 13
General Nov. 4, 2014
Primary March 4, 2014

Education

2014 Population Connection - Positions (Jan. 9, 2014) 0%
2013 National Education Association - Positions 0%
2013 National Education Association - Positions 0%
2012 American Library Association - Positions 0%
2012 National Education Association - Positions 0%
2012 National Education Association - Positions 0%
2012 The American Hellenic Educational Progressive Association - Legislation Evaluation (House Only) 0%
2011-2012 American Association of University Women - Positions 0
2011-2012 American Security Council Foundation - Positions 100%
2011-2012 National Association for College Admission Counseling - Positions 0%
2011-2012 The American Hellenic Educational Progressive Association - Positions 0%
2011 American Library Association - Positions 0%
2011 American Security Council Foundation - Positions 100%
2011 National Association for College Admission Counseling - Positions 0%
2011 National Education Association - Positions 0%
2011 National Education Association - Positions 0%
2010 American Library Association - Positions 0%
2010 American Security Council Foundation - Positions 100%
2010 Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) - Positions 50%
2009-2010 American Association of University Women - Positions 0%
2009-2010 National Association for College Admission Counseling - Positions 8%
2009-2010 School Nutrition Association - Positions (House Only) 0%
2009-2010 The American Hellenic Educational Progressive Association - Positions 29%
2009 American Association of University Women - Positions 0%
2009 American Library Association - Positions 0%
2009 American Security Council Foundation - Positions 100%
2009 National Education Association - Positions on Public Education Teaching Profession Issues F
2009 National Education Association - Positions on Public Education Teaching Profession Issues F
2009 Population Connection - Committee Votes Score 0%
2009 Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) - U.S. House Score 100%
2008 American Library Association - Positions 0%
2007-2008 American Association of University Women - Positions 30%
2007-2008 American Security Council Foundation - Positions 100%
2007-2008 National Association for College Admission Counseling - Positions 23%
2007-2008 National Education Association - Positions on Public Education Teaching Profession Issues F
2007-2008 National Education Association - Positions on Public Education Teaching Profession Issues F
2007-2008 School Nutrition Association - Positions 0%
2007-2008 The American Hellenic Educational Progressive Association - Greek American Issues Score 39%
2007 American Association of University Women - Positions 16
2007 American Library Association - Positions 0%
2007 Association For Supervision and Curriculum Development - Positions 25%
2007 National Association for College Admission Counseling - Positions 12%
2007 National Association of Elementary School Principals - Positions 0%
2007 National Education Association - Positions on Public Education Teaching Profession Issues F
2007 National Education Association - Positions on Public Education Teaching Profession Issues F
2007 Population Connection - Positions on Population Stabilization 0%
2007 Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) - Positions 0%
2006 National Association for College Admission Counseling - Positions 50%
2006 Population Connection - Positions 0%
2005-2006 American Association of University Women - Positions 30%
2005-2006 National Education Association - Positions 0%
2005-2006 National Education Association - Positions 0%
2005 American Association of University Women - Positions 33%
2005 National Association for College Admission Counseling - Positions 12%
2005 National Association of Elementary School Principals - Positions 0%
2005 Population Connection - Positions 0%
2005 Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) - Positions 50%
2003-2004 American Association of University Women - Positions 0%
2003-2004 American Security Council Foundation - Positions 90%
2003-2004 National Education Association - Positions 26%
2003-2004 National Education Association - Positions 26%
2003-2004 National Parent Teacher Association - Positions 0%
2003-2004 National School Boards Association - Positions 40%
2003-2004 Population Connection - Positions 0%
2003-2004 School Nutrition Association - Positions 33%
2003 American Association of University Women - Positions 0%
2003 American Library Association - Positions 100%
2003 National Education Association - Positions 27%
2003 National Education Association - Positions 27%
2003 National School Boards Association - Positions 20%
2003 Population Connection - Positions 0%
2002 American Security Council Foundation - Positions 75%
2002 National Education Association - Positions 0%
2002 National Education Association - Positions 0%
2002 Population Connection - Positions 13%
2001-2002 American Association of University Women - Positions 0%
2001-2002 National Parent Teacher Association - Positions 25%
2001 American Association of University Women - Positions 0%
2001 National Education Association - Positions 16%
2001 National Education Association - Positions 16%
2001 Population Connection - Positions 10%
2000 National Education Association - Positions 33%
2000 National Education Association - Positions 33%
2000 Population Connection - Positions 9%
1999-2000 American Association of University Women - Positions 0%
1999-2000 Home School Legal Defense Association - Positions 60%
1999-2000 National Parent Teacher Association - Positions 14%
1999 American Association of University Women - Positions 0%
1999 National Education Association - Positions 20%
1999 National Education Association - Positions 20%
1999 Population Connection - Positions 11%
1997-1998 American Association of University Women - Positions 0%
1997-1998 Home School Legal Defense Association - Positions 80%
1997-1998 National Education Association - Positions 28%
1997-1998 National Education Association - Positions 28%
1997-1998 Population Connection - Positions 11%
1997 American Association of University Women - Positions 0%
1997 National Education Association - Positions 36%
1997 National Education Association - Positions 36%
1997 Population Connection - Positions 11%
1996 National Education Association - Positions 0%
1996 National Education Association - Positions 0%
1996 Population Connection - Positions 0%
1995-1996 American Association of University Women - Positions 0%
1995-1996 United States Student Association - Positions 9%

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