Rating Group: West Virginia AFL-CIO

1999 Positions

Issues: Labor Unions
State Office Name Party Rating
WV U.S. Senate-Jr Shelley Capito R 55%
WV U.S. House-3 Evan Jenkins R 36%
WV State House-5 David Pethtel D 95%
WV State House-8 Bill Anderson, Jr. R 32%
WV State House-10 Frank Deem R 39%
WV State House-16 C. Romine R 38%
WV State House-32 Shirley Love D 43%
WV State House-34 Brent Boggs D 91%
WV State House-36 Larry Rowe D 100%
WV State House-40 Tim Armstead R 100%
WV State House-50 Mike Caputo D 100%
WV State House-51 Barbara Fleischauer D 86%
WV State House-54 Allen Evans R 36%
WV State House-62 John Overington R 14%
WV State Senate-3 Donna Boley R 33%
WV State Senate-4 Mike Hall R 38%
WV State Senate-5 Robert Plymale D 40%
WV State Senate-13 Roman Prezioso, Jr. D 69%
WV State Senate-15 Charles Trump IV R 28%
WV State Senate-16 John Unger II D 100%
WV President of the State Board of Education Thomas Campbell 64%
WV Commissioner-At-Large Tim Ennis 41%
WV Commissioner-At-Large Dale Manuel 79%
WV Commissioner-At-Large Harold Michael 33%
WV Commissioner-At-Large Scott Varner 76%
Constantino Amores, Jr. 45%
Leonard Anderson 6%
Frank Angotti 100%
Art Ashley 100%
Tom Azinger 32%
Billy Bailey, Jr. 56%
Homer Keaton Ball 47%
J.D. Beane 50%
Larry Border 26%
Edwin Bowman 43%
Greg Butcher 82%
Samuel Cann, Sr. 43%
H. Truman Chafin 60%
Thomas Coleman, Jr. 45%
David Collins 85%
Mary Pearl Compton 90%
Oshel Craigo 78%
Sammy Dalton 49%
Jerry Michael Damron 100%
Jeff Davis 64%
Tracy Dempsey 89%
Robert Dittmar 44%
Vicki Douglas 54%
John Doyle 53%
Larry Edgell 100%
Richard Everson 42%
Karen Facemyer 32%
Larry Faircloth 19%
John Fanning 60%
Joe Ferrell 55%
Richard Flanigan 88%
Sheirl Lee Fletcher 100%
Eustace Frederick 33%
Roy Givens 72%
Steve Harrison 28%
Barbara Hatfield 70%
Walter Helmick 42%
F. Oscar Hines 100%
Nancy Houston 100%
Susan Hubbard 86%
Mark Hunt 55%
Jon Hunter 100%
Talmadge Hutchins 77%
Lloyd George Jackson II 55%
Arley Johnson 45%
Jerry Kelley 41%
Jeff Kessler 100%
Robert Kiss 45%
Kerry Steven Kominar 73%
Earnest Kuhn 91%
William Laird IV 73%
Margarette Leach 76%
Otis Leggett 25%
Larry Linch 96%
William Louisos 62%
Virginia Mahan 100%
A. James Manchin 100%
Charlene Marshall 100%
J.E. Joe Martin 44%
Brooks McCabe, Jr. 100%
Warren Randolph McGraw II 96%
Andy McKenzie 86%
Jerry Mezzatesta 49%
Joseph Minard 50%
Sarah Minear 43%
John Mitchell, Jr. 100%
Rick Modesitt 100%
Mike Oliverio II 65%
Don Perdue 50%
Tamara Herron Pettit 47%
John Pino 49%
Bill Proudfoot 39%
Paul Prunty 94%
Marie Redd 100%
Dale Riggs 35%
Mike Ross 43%
Robert Schadler 25%
William Sharpe, Jr. 48%
John Shelton 60%
Jody Guthrie Smirl 64%
Joe Smith 78%
Lisa Smith 100%
Herb Snyder 86%
Joe Sparks 100%
Sharon Spencer 83%
Victor Sprouse 29%
Douglas Stalnaker 36%
W. Richard Staton 67%
William Stemple 64%
Sally Matz Susman 100%
Ron Thompson, Jr. 55%
Gary Otho Tillis 100%
Kenneth Tucker 73%
Martha Yeager Walker 56%
Barbara Warner 53%
Charles Russell Webb 64%
Randy White 73%
Harry White 86%
L. Gil White 47%
Larry Williams 50%
Carroll Willis 67%
James Willison 30%
Mark Wills 100%
William Wooton 78%
Lacy Wright, Jr. 47%
Emily Yeager 58%

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