Rating Group: League of Conservation Voters

2011-2012 Session Score

Issues: Environment
State Office Name Party Rating
Gary Ackerman 84%
Sandy Adams 9%
Daniel Akaka, Sr. 96%
Todd Akin 7%
Rodney Alexander 7%
Jason Altmire 34%
Rob Andrews 90%
Steve Austria 9%
Kelly Ayotte 24%
Joe Baca, Sr. 71%
Michele Bachmann 7%
Spencer Bachus 7%
Kay Bailey Hutchison 12%
Ron Barber 81%
John Barrow 33%
Roscoe Bartlett 17%
Charlie Bass 53%
Max Baucus 84%
Mark Begich 76%
Dan Benishek 6%
Rick Berg 6%
Shelley Berkley 91%
Howard Berman 89%
Judy Biggert 17%
Brian Bilbray 21%
Michael Bilirakis 13%
Jeff Bingaman 100%
Tim Bishop 90%
Jo Bonner, Jr. 7%
Mary Bono Mack 10%
Dan Boren 16%
Leonard Boswell 56%
Charles Boustany, Jr. 7%
Barbara Boxer 100%
Bruce Braley 84%
Paul Broun 6%
Corrine Brown 86%
Scott Brown 48%
Ann Marie Buerkle 6%
Dan Burton 6%
Dave Camp 10%
John Campbell III 11%
Francisco Canseco 7%
Eric Cantor 7%
Lois Capps 97%
Dennis Cardoza 42%
Russ Carnahan 93%
Jason Chaffetz 6%
Saxby Chambliss 12%
Ben Chandler III 56%
Hansen Clarke 96%
Dan Coats 0%
Howard Coble 9%
Thomas Coburn 8%
Kent Conrad 84%
John Conyers, Jr. 97%
Jerry Costello 49%
Chip Cravaack 10%
Ander Crenshaw 9%
Mark Critz 43%
Geoff Davis 8%
James DeMint 16%
Lincoln Diaz-Balart 11%
Norm Dicks 90%
John Dingell 86%
Bob Dold 49%
David Dreier 7%
Donna Edwards 97%
Renee Ellmers 9%
Jo Ann Emerson 9%
Sam Farr 96%
Chaka Fattah, Sr. 91%
Bob Filner 66%
Stephen Fincher 9%
Mike Fitzpatrick 46%
John Fleming, Jr. 7%
Randy Forbes 10%
Barney Frank 91%
Trent Franks 6%
Elton Gallegly 4%
Scott Garrett 10%
Jim Gerlach 30%
Chris Gibson 29%
Phil Gingrey 7%
Charlie Gonzalez 80%
Michael Grimm 13%
Frank Guinta 11%
Kay Hagan 88%
CA Supervisor-4 Janice Hahn 89%
Ralph Hall 6%
Richard Hanna 23%
Tom Harkin 92%
Doc Hastings 6%
Nan Hayworth 44%
Joe Heck, Jr. 9%
Wally Herger, Jr. 6%
Maurice Hinchey 83%
Rubén Hinojosa, Sr. 73%
Tim Holden 39%
Rush Holt, Jr. 99%
Mike Honda 100%
Tim Huelskamp 10%
Duncan Hunter 4%
Robert Hurt 7%
Daniel Inouye 88%
Steve Israel 99%
Jesse Jackson, Jr. 73%
Mike Johanns 8%
Timothy Johnson 96%
Tim Johnson 47%
John Kerry 96%
Dale Kildee 93%
Jack Kingston 7%
Mark Kirk 18%
Larry Kissell 44%
John Kline 6%
Herb Kohl 88%
Dennis Kucinich 91%
Jon Kyl 8%
Mary Landrieu 64%
Tom Latham 9%
Steve LaTourette 16%
Frank Lautenberg 96%
Carl Levin 96%
Jerry Lewis 9%
Joe Lieberman 100%
Dick Lugar 8%
Cynthia Lummis 10%
Dan Lungren 7%
Connie Mack IV 3%
Don Manzullo 9%
Jim Matheson 27%
Robert Matsui 96%
Carolyn McCarthy 87%
Thaddeus McCotter 10%
Jim McDermott 96%
Mike McIntyre 40%
Buck McKeon 7%
John Mica 9%
Mike Michaud 90%
Barbara Mikulski 100%
Candice Miller 11%
Gary Miller 6%
George Miller 93%
Jeff Miller 9%
Brad Miller 96%
Jim Moran, Jr. 96%
Tim Murphy 11%
Sue Myrick 6%
Ben Nelson 56%
Randy Neugebauer 6%
Rich Nugent 7%
Alan Nunnelee 4%
John Olver 90%
Bill Owens 57%
Ed Pastor 89%
Ron Paul 7%
Donald Payne 94%
Tom Petri 7%
Joe Pitts 9%
Todd Platts 27%
Mike Pompeo 6%
Tom Price 7%
David Pryor 76%
Ben Quayle 7%
Nick Rahall II 51%
Charlie Rangel 80%
Denny Rehberg 7%
Harry Reid 100%
Silvestre Reyes 84%
Reid Ribble 6%
Laura Richardson 90%
Scott Rigell 16%
David Rivera 13%
Jay Rockefeller IV 100%
Mike Rogers 10%
Mike Ross 21%
Steve Rothman 90%
Jon Runyan 17%
Loretta Sanchez 81%
Bobby Schilling 9%
Jean Schmidt 10%
Aaron Schock 7%
Allyson Schwartz 91%
Heath Shuler 57%
Olympia Snowe 68%
Steve Southerland 7%
Pete Stark 93%
Cliff Stearns 13%
Marlin Stutzman 9%
John Sullivan 9%
Betty Sutton 89%
Lee Terry 10%
John Tierney 96%
Ed Towns 96%
Bob Turner 2%
Mark Udall 96%
David Vitter 12%
Joe Walsh 4%
Mel Watt 94%
Henry Waxman 97%
Jim Webb, Jr. 72%
Allen West 13%
Lynn Westmoreland 7%
Ed Whitfield 13%
Frank Wolf 29%
Lynn Woolsey 100%
Bill Young 24%
WI U.S. Senate-Jr Tammy Baldwin D 96%
CA U.S. House-37 Karen Bass D 89%
CA Attorney General Xavier Becerra D 96%
CO U.S. Senate-Sr Michael Bennet D 100%
GA U.S. House-2 Sanford Bishop, Jr. D 49%
OR U.S. House-3 Earl Blumenauer D 97%
CT U.S. Senate-Sr Richard Blumenthal D 92%
OR U.S. House-1 Suzanne Bonamici D 97%
PA U.S. House-1 Bob Brady D 93%
OH U.S. Senate-Sr Sherrod Brown D 92%
NC U.S. House-1 G.K. Butterfield, Jr. D 91%
WA U.S. Senate-Jr Maria Cantwell D 96%
MA U.S. House-7 Mike Capuano D 94%
MD U.S. Senate-Sr Ben Cardin D 100%
DE Governor John Carney, Jr. D 94%
DE U.S. Senate-Sr Tom Carper D 96%
IN U.S. House-7 André Carson D 86%
PA U.S. Senate-Sr Bob Casey, Jr. D 84%
FL U.S. House-14 Kathy Castor D 94%
CA U.S. House-27 Judy Chu D 99%
RI U.S. House-1 David Cicilline D 97%
NY U.S. House-9 Yvette Clarke D 91%
MO U.S. House-1 Lacy Clay, Jr. D 91%
MO U.S. House-5 Emanuel Cleaver II D 91%
SC U.S. House-6 Jim Clyburn D 81%
TN U.S. House-9 Steve Cohen D 94%
VA U.S. House-11 Gerry Connolly D 97%
DE U.S. Senate-Jr Chris Coons D 96%
TN U.S. House-5 Jim Cooper D 84%
CA U.S. House-16 Jim Costa D 36%
CT U.S. House-2 Joe Courtney D 96%
NY U.S. House-14 Joe Crowley D 93%
TX U.S. House-28 Henry Cuellar D 50%
MD U.S. House-7 Elijah Cummings D 93%
IL U.S. House-7 Danny Davis D 87%
CA U.S. House-53 Susan Davis D 96%
OR U.S. House-4 Peter DeFazio D 87%
CO U.S. House-1 Diana DeGette D 99%
CT U.S. House-3 Rosa DeLauro D 96%
FL U.S. House-22 Ted Deutch D 93%
TX U.S. House-35 Lloyd Doggett II D 96%
IN U.S. Senate-Sr Joe Donnelly, Sr. D 36%
PA U.S. House-14 Mike Doyle D 84%
IL U.S. Senate-Sr Dick Durbin D 96%
MN U.S. House-5 Keith Ellison D 91%
NY U.S. House-16 Eliot Engel D 93%
CA U.S. House-18 Anna Eshoo D 93%
CA U.S. Senate-Sr Dianne Feinstein D 100%
MN U.S. Senate-Jr Al Franken D 92%
OH U.S. House-11 Marcia Fudge D 91%
CA U.S. House-3 John Garamendi D 90%
NY U.S. Senate-Jr Kirsten Gillibrand D 96%
TX U.S. House-9 Al Green D 77%
TX U.S. House-29 Gene Green D 67%
AZ U.S. House-3 Raul Grijalva D 99%
IL U.S. House-4 Luis Gutiérrez D 93%
HI U.S. House-1 Colleen Hanabusa D 96%
FL U.S. House-20 Alcee Hastings, Sr. D 94%
NM U.S. Senate-Jr Martin Heinrich D 90%
NY U.S. House-26 Brian Higgins D 90%
CT U.S. House-4 Jim Himes D 96%
HI U.S. Senate-Jr Mazie Hirono D 90%
MD U.S. House-5 Steny Hoyer D 94%
WA Governor Jay Inslee D 98%
TX U.S. House-18 Sheila Jackson Lee D 71%
TX U.S. House-30 Eddie Johnson D 87%
GA U.S. House-4 Hank Johnson, Jr. D 93%
OH U.S. House-9 Marcy Kaptur D 86%
MA U.S. House-9 Bill Keating D 97%
WI U.S. House-3 Ron Kind D 86%
MN U.S. Senate-Sr Amy Klobuchar D 88%
RI U.S. House-2 Jim Langevin D 93%
WA U.S. House-2 Rick Larsen D 93%
CT U.S. House-1 John Larson D 93%
VT U.S. Senate-Sr Patrick Leahy D 96%
CA U.S. House-13 Barbara Lee D 96%
MI U.S. House-9 Sandy Levin D 96%
GA U.S. House-5 John Lewis D 99%
IL U.S. House-3 Daniel Lipinski D 87%
IA U.S. House-2 Dave Loebsack D 81%
CA U.S. House-19 Zoe Lofgren D 93%
NY U.S. House-17 Nita Lowey D 94%
NM U.S. House-3 Ben Lujan, Jr. D 97%
MA U.S. House-8 Stephen Lynch D 90%
NY U.S. House-12 Carolyn Maloney D 97%
WV U.S. Senate-Sr Joe Manchin III D 56%
MA U.S. Senate-Jr Ed Markey D 99%
MO U.S. Senate-Sr Claire McCaskill D 68%
MN U.S. House-4 Betty McCollum D 81%
MA U.S. House-2 Jim McGovern D 97%
CA U.S. House-9 Jerry McNerney D 93%
NY U.S. House-5 Gregory Meeks D 87%
NJ U.S. Senate-Sr Bob Menendez D 100%
OR U.S. Senate-Jr Jeff Merkley D 100%
WI U.S. House-4 Gwen Moore D 86%
CT U.S. Senate-Jr Chris Murphy D 93%
WA U.S. Senate-Sr Patty Murray D 96%
NY U.S. House-10 Jerry Nadler D 96%
CA U.S. House-32 Grace Napolitano D 90%
MA U.S. House-1 Richard Neal D 89%
FL U.S. Senate-Sr Bill Nelson, Sr. D 96%
NJ U.S. House-6 Frank Pallone, Jr. D 97%
NJ U.S. House-9 Bill Pascrell, Jr. D 86%
CA U.S. House-12 Nancy Pelosi D 91%
CO U.S. House-7 Ed Perlmutter D 79%
MI U.S. Senate-Jr Gary Peters D 84%
MN U.S. House-7 Collin Peterson D 16%
ME U.S. House-1 Chellie Pingree D 91%
CO U.S. House-2 Jared Polis D 91%
NC U.S. House-4 David Price D 96%
IL U.S. House-5 Mike Quigley D 97%
RI U.S. Senate-Sr Jack Reed D 100%
LA U.S. House-2 Cedric Richmond D 79%
CA U.S. House-40 Lucille Roybal-Allard D 99%
MD U.S. House-2 Dutch Ruppersberger D 80%
IL U.S. House-1 Bobby Rush D 93%
OH U.S. House-13 Tim Ryan D 89%
CA U.S. House-38 Linda Sánchez D 83%
MD U.S. House-3 John Sarbanes D 97%
IL U.S. House-9 Jan Schakowsky D 97%
CA U.S. House-28 Adam Schiff D 97%
OR U.S. House-5 Kurt Schrader D 76%
NY U.S. Senate-Sr Chuck Schumer D 96%
GA U.S. House-13 David Scott D 84%
VA U.S. House-3 Bobby Scott D 97%
NY U.S. House-15 José Serrano D 94%
AL U.S. House-7 Terri Sewell D 80%
NH U.S. Senate-Sr Jeanne Shaheen D 96%
CA U.S. House-30 Brad Sherman D 97%
NJ U.S. House-8 Albio Sires D 86%
NY U.S. House-25 Louise Slaughter D 73%
WA U.S. House-9 Adam Smith D 93%
CA U.S. House-14 Jackie Speier D 84%
MI U.S. Senate-Sr Debbie Stabenow D 88%
MT U.S. Senate-Sr Jon Tester D 88%
MS U.S. House-2 Bennie Thompson D 79%
CA U.S. House-5 Mike Thompson D 94%
NY U.S. House-20 Paul Tonko D 96%
MA U.S. House-3 Niki Tsongas D 89%
NM U.S. Senate-Sr Tom Udall D 100%
MD U.S. Senate-Jr Chris Van Hollen, Jr. D 96%
NY U.S. House-7 Nydia Velázquez D 91%
IN U.S. House-1 Pete Visclosky D 89%
MN U.S. House-1 Tim Walz D 77%
VA U.S. Senate-Sr Mark Warner D 92%
FL U.S. House-23 Debbie Wasserman Schultz D 97%
CA U.S. House-43 Maxine Waters D 87%
VT U.S. House-At-Large Peter Welch D 93%
RI U.S. Senate-Jr Sheldon Whitehouse D 100%
FL U.S. House-24 Frederica Wilson D 84%
OR U.S. Senate-Sr Ron Wyden D 100%
KY U.S. House-3 John Yarmuth D 91%
NY Lieutenant Governor Kathy Hochul Other 68%
VT U.S. Senate-Jr Bernie Sanders I 100%
AL U.S. House-4 Robert Aderholt R 9%
TN U.S. Senate-Sr Lamar Alexander R 24%
MI U.S. House-3 Justin Amash R 16%
NV U.S. House-2 Mark Amodei R 2%
PA U.S. House-11 Lou Barletta R 10%
WY U.S. Senate-Jr John Barrasso R 8%
TX U.S. House-6 Joe Barton R 10%
UT U.S. House-1 Rob Bishop R 7%
TN U.S. House-6 Diane Black R 9%
TN U.S. House-7 Marsha Blackburn R 7%
MO U.S. Senate-Jr Roy Blunt R 12%
AR U.S. Senate-Sr John Boozman R 16%
TX U.S. House-8 Kevin Brady R 6%
AL U.S. House-5 Mo Brooks R 13%
FL U.S. House-16 Vern Buchanan R 21%
IN U.S. House-8 Larry Bucshon R 9%
TX U.S. House-26 Michael Burgess R 7%
NC U.S. Senate-Sr Richard Burr R 12%
CA U.S. House-42 Ken Calvert R 6%
WV U.S. Senate-Jr Shelley Capito R 13%
TX U.S. House-31 John Carter R 10%
LA U.S. Senate-Sr Bill Cassidy R 9%
OH U.S. House-1 Steve Chabot R 10%
MS U.S. Senate-Sr Thad Cochran R 20%
CO U.S. House-6 Michael Coffman R 7%
OK U.S. House-4 Tom Cole R 7%
ME U.S. Senate-Sr Susan Collins R 64%
TX U.S. House-11 Mike Conaway R 6%
TN U.S. Senate-Jr Robert Corker R 8%
TX U.S. Senate-Sr John Cornyn R 12%
ID U.S. Senate-Sr Mike Crapo R 12%
AR U.S. House-1 Rick Crawford R 9%
TX U.S. House-7 John Culberson R 7%
CA U.S. House-10 Jeff Denham R 11%
PA U.S. House-15 Charlie Dent R 20%
TN U.S. House-4 Scott DesJarlais R 4%
WI U.S. House-7 Sean Duffy R 6%
SC U.S. House-3 Jeff Duncan R 6%
TN U.S. House-2 John Duncan, Jr. R 7%
WY U.S. Senate-Sr Mike Enzi R 8%
TX U.S. House-27 Blake Farenthold R 9%
AZ U.S. Senate-Jr Jeff Flake R 9%
TN U.S. House-3 Chuck Fleischmann R 6%
TX U.S. House-17 Bill Flores R 9%
NE U.S. House-1 Jeff Fortenberry R 21%
NC U.S. House-5 Virginia Foxx R 6%
NJ U.S. House-11 Rodney Frelinghuysen R 21%
CO U.S. Senate-Jr Cory Gardner R 11%
OH U.S. House-7 Bob Gibbs R 7%
TX U.S. House-1 Louie Gohmert R 7%
VA U.S. House-6 Bob Goodlatte R 7%
AZ U.S. House-4 Paul Gosar R 11%
SC U.S. House-4 Trey Gowdy III R 6%
SC U.S. Senate-Sr Lindsey Graham R 16%
TX U.S. House-12 Kay Granger R 11%
IA U.S. Senate-Sr Chuck Grassley R 8%
GA U.S. House-14 Tom Graves, Jr. R 4%
MO U.S. House-6 Sam Graves R 6%
AR Lieutenant Governor Tim Griffin R 9%
VA U.S. House-9 Morgan Griffith R 11%
KY U.S. House-2 Brett Guthrie R 14%
MS U.S. House-3 Gregg Harper R 6%
MD U.S. House-1 Andy Harris R 7%
MO U.S. House-4 Vicky Hartzler R 6%
UT U.S. Senate-Sr Orrin Hatch R 8%
NV U.S. Senate-Sr Dean Heller R 6%
TX U.S. House-5 Jeb Hensarling R 7%
WA U.S. House-3 Jaime Herrera Beutler R 11%
ND U.S. Senate-Sr John Hoeven R 12%
MI U.S. House-2 Bill Huizenga R 10%
IL U.S. House-14 Randy Hultgren R 11%
OK U.S. Senate-Sr Jim Inhofe R 16%
GA U.S. Senate-Sr Johnny Isakson R 16%
CA U.S. House-49 Darrell Issa R 7%
KS U.S. House-2 Lynn Jenkins R 6%
OH U.S. House-6 Bill Johnson R 7%
WI U.S. Senate-Sr Ron Johnson R 4%
TX U.S. House-3 Sam Johnson R 4%
NC U.S. House-3 Walter Jones, Jr. R 29%
OH U.S. House-4 Jim Jordan R 9%
PA U.S. House-3 Mike Kelly R 7%
NY U.S. House-2 Pete King R 11%
IA U.S. House-4 Steve King R 9%
IL U.S. House-16 Adam Kinzinger R 9%
ID U.S. House-1 Raúl Labrador R 7%
CO U.S. House-5 Doug Lamborn R 7%
NJ U.S. House-7 Leonard Lance R 26%
LA Attorney General Jeff Landry R 6%
OK U.S. Senate-Jr James Lankford R 9%
OH U.S. House-5 Bob Latta R 7%
UT U.S. Senate-Jr Mike Lee R 16%
NJ U.S. House-2 Frank LoBiondo R 47%
MO U.S. House-7 Billy Long R 6%
OK U.S. House-3 Frank Lucas R 7%
MO U.S. House-3 Blaine Luetkemeyer R 6%
TX U.S. House-24 Kenny Marchant R 6%
PA U.S. House-10 Tom Marino R 9%
AZ U.S. Senate-Sr John McCain III R 4%
CA U.S. House-23 Kevin McCarthy R 7%
TX U.S. House-10 Michael McCaul R 7%
CA U.S. House-4 Tom McClintock R 9%
KY U.S. Senate-Sr Mitch McConnell R 8%
NC U.S. House-10 Patrick McHenry R 6%
WV U.S. House-1 David McKinley R 9%
WA U.S. House-5 Cathy McMorris Rodgers R 7%
PA U.S. House-7 Pat Meehan R 13%
KS U.S. Senate-Jr Jerry Moran R 12%
NA Director of the Office of Management & Budget Mick Mulvaney R 11%
AK U.S. Senate-Sr Lisa Murkowski R 28%
SD U.S. House-At-Large Kristi Noem R 10%
CA U.S. House-22 Devin Nunes R 7%
TX U.S. House-22 Pete Olson R 6%
MS U.S. House-4 Steven Palazzo R 7%
KY U.S. Senate-Jr Rand Paul R 8%
MN U.S. House-3 Erik Paulsen R 20%
NM U.S. House-2 Steve Pearce R 6%
NA Vice President Mike Pence R 6%
TX U.S. House-2 Ted Poe R 6%
OH U.S. Senate-Jr Rob Portman R 12%
FL U.S. House-8 Bill Posey R 9%
NY U.S. House-23 Tom Reed II R 9%
WA U.S. House-8 Dave Reichert R 40%
OH U.S. House-16 Jim Renacci R 6%
ID U.S. Senate-Jr James Risch R 8%
KS U.S. Senate-Sr Pat Roberts R 8%
AL U.S. House-2 Martha Roby R 9%
TN U.S. House-1 Phil Roe R 6%
KY U.S. House-5 Hal Rogers R 7%
AL U.S. House-3 Mike Rogers R 7%
CA U.S. House-48 Dana Rohrabacher R 4%
IN U.S. House-4 Todd Rokita R 9%
FL U.S. House-17 Tom Rooney R 10%
IL U.S. House-6 Peter Roskam R 7%
FL U.S. House-27 Ileana Ros-Lehtinen R 19%
FL U.S. House-15 Dennis Ross R 7%
CA U.S. House-39 Ed Royce R 10%
FL U.S. Senate-Jr Marco Rubio R 12%
WI U.S. House-1 Paul Ryan R 4%
LA U.S. House-1 Steve Scalise R 9%
AZ U.S. House-6 David Schweikert R 11%
GA U.S. House-8 Austin Scott R 4%
SC U.S. Senate-Jr Tim Scott R 6%
WI U.S. House-5 Jim Sensenbrenner, Jr. R 7%
NA U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions III R 12%
TX U.S. House-32 Pete Sessions R 6%
AL U.S. Senate-Sr Richard Shelby R 16%
IL U.S. House-15 John Shimkus R 10%
PA U.S. House-9 Bill Shuster R 7%
ID U.S. House-2 Mike Simpson R 13%
NE U.S. House-3 Adrian Smith R 9%
NJ U.S. House-4 Chris Smith R 50%
TX U.S. House-21 Lamar Smith R 7%
OH U.S. House-15 Steve Stivers R 10%
PA U.S. House-5 GT Thompson, Jr. R 10%
TX U.S. House-13 Mac Thornberry R 4%
SD U.S. Senate-Sr John Thune R 8%
OH U.S. House-12 Pat Tiberi R 11%
CO U.S. House-3 Scott Tipton R 13%
PA U.S. Senate-Jr Pat Toomey R 4%
OH U.S. House-10 Mike Turner R 9%
MI U.S. House-6 Fred Upton R 11%
MI U.S. House-7 Tim Walberg R 7%
OR U.S. House-2 Greg Walden R 13%
FL U.S. House-11 Daniel Webster R 11%
MS U.S. Senate-Jr Roger Wicker R 12%
SC U.S. House-2 Joe Wilson, Sr. R 6%
VA U.S. House-1 Rob Wittman R 24%
AR U.S. House-3 Steve Womack R 7%
GA U.S. House-7 Rob Woodall R 9%
KS U.S. House-3 Kevin Yoder R 6%
AK U.S. House-At-Large Donald Young R 9%
IN U.S. Senate-Jr Todd Young R 4%

How to Interpret these Evaluations

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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