Rating Group: National Rifle Association Political Victory Fund

2010 Positions on Gun Rights

Issues: Guns
State Office Name Party Rating
MI U.S. Senate-Jr Gary Peters D D
MI U.S. House-2 Bill Huizenga R A
MI U.S. House-3 Justin Amash R A
MI U.S. House-4 John Moolenaar R A
MI U.S. House-6 Fred Upton R A
MI U.S. House-7 Tim Walberg R A
MI U.S. House-9 Sandy Levin D F
MI U.S. House-13 John Conyers, Jr. D F
MI State House-91 Holly Hughes R A
MI State House-110 Scott Dianda D A
MI State Senate-1 Coleman Young II D F
MI State Senate-3 Morris Hood III D F
MI State Senate-6 Hoon-Yung Hopgood D C
MI State Senate-7 Patrick Colbeck R A-
MI State Senate-8 Jack Brandenburg R A
MI State Senate-9 Steven Bieda D C
MI State Senate-10 Tory Rocca R A
MI State Senate-12 James Marleau R A
MI State Senate-13 Martin Knollenberg R A
MI State Senate-14 Dave Robertson R A
MI State Senate-15 Mike Kowall R A
MI State Senate-16 Mike Shirkey R A
MI State Senate-17 Dale Zorn R A
MI State Senate-18 Rebekah Warren D F
MI State Senate-19 Michael Nofs R A
MI State Senate-20 Margaret O'Brien R A-
MI State Senate-21 John Proos IV R A-
MI State Senate-22 Joe Hune R A
MI State Senate-24 Rick Jones R A+
MI State Senate-25 Phil Pavlov R A+
MI State Senate-26 Tonya Schuitmaker R A
MI State Senate-28 Peter MacGregor R A
MI State Senate-29 Dave Hildenbrand R A+
MI State Senate-30 Arlan Meekhof R A
MI State Senate-31 Mike Green R A+
MI State Senate-32 Kenneth Horn R A+
MI State Senate-33 Judy Emmons R A
MI State Senate-34 Goeff Hansen R A
MI State Senate-35 Darwin Booher R B+
MI State Senate-36 Jim Stamas R A
MI State Senate-37 Wayne Schmidt R A+
MI State Senate-38 Tom Casperson R A+
MI Attorney General Bill Schuette R A
MI Secretary of State Ruth Johnson R B
MI Director of the Office of the State Budget Al Pscholka A-
MI Mayor-At-Large Paula Zelenko B
MI Trustee-At-Large Paul Gieleghem F
MI Council Member-At-Large Bob Constan D
MI Council Member-At-Large Alan Lewandowski B
MI Council Member-At-Large Mark Meadows D F
MI Commissioner-4 Bruce Caswell N/A A
MI Commissioner-6 Eileen Kowall R A
MI Commissioner-9 Hugh Crawford R A
MI Commissioner-12 Glen Anderson A
Mike Adams A
Dave Agema A
Glenn Anderson C
Vicki Barnett D
Thomas Batten A
Joan Bauer D
Dan Benishek A
Virg Bernero F
Jase Bolger A
John Brock A
Lisa Brown D
Mary Brown F
Terry Brown A
Charles Brunner A-
Jon Bumstead A
Barbara Byrum D
Michael Callton A
Dave Camp A
Julie Candler F
Sean Clark B
Hansen Clarke F
Kevin Cotter A
Susan Culver A-
Kevin Daley A-
Kurt Damrow A
Richard Deitering A
Cynthia Denby A-
Brandon Dillon A
John Dingell A+
Pamela Drake F
Janice DuMouchelle B+
Roger Dunigan C
Fred Durhal, Jr. C
Kate Ebli A
Michael Ennis A
Thomas Erdmann F
Jeff Farrington A-
Jeff Fernandez A
Frank Foster A-
Ray Franz A
Douglas Geiss C
Bob Genetski A
Judson Gilbert II A+
Ben Gillette B-
Ben Glardon A
John Gleason A+
Marc Goodson B
Martin Griffin C
Jennifer Haase A-
Gail Haines A-
Richard Hammel D
Frank Hammond A
Kyle Haubrich A-
Harold Haugh D
Joseph Haveman B
Kurt Heise B
John Hochstetler A
James Hoisington B+
Thomas Hooker A
Michael Huckleberry B-
Tupac Hunter F
Matt Huuki A
Shanelle Jackson D
Mark Jansen A+
Stuart Jason A
Nancy Jenkins A
Fred Johnson F
Joel Johnson A
Robert Jones D
Roger Kahn A+
Dale Kildee F
John Kupiec A
Kenneth Kurtz A
Travis Lacelle B
Michael Lahti A
Marilyn Lane A-
Kathleen Law C
Lori Levi A
Mark Lightfoot B
Steven Lindberg C
Ellen Lipton D
Lesia Liss D
Matt Lori A
Pete Lund A
Lisa Lyons A
Greg MacMaster A-
Jeff Mayes A
Ed McBroom A
Thaddeus McCotter A
Gary McDowell A
Susan McGillicuddy C-
Tom McMillin A
John McNally A
Darrell McNeill A
Tim Melton B+
Candice Miller A
Steven Mobley A
Tim Moede A
Mark Monson B
Dave Morgan A
Chuck Moss A
Michael Mullins B+
Robert Murphy B
Paul Muxlow F
Judy Nerat B+
Aric Nesbitt A
Andy Neumann A
Jeff Oesterle A-
Rick Olson A
Paul Opsommer A+
Mark Ouimet A-
Rick Outman A
John Pappageorge A
John Pastor A
Bonnie Patrick A-
Michael Peters C-
Peter Pettalia A
Earl Poleski A-
Phil Potvin A
Amanda Price A
Rocky Raczkowski A
William Ralph A
Bruce Rendon A
Art Reyes II B
Randy Richardville A+
Janet Rochefort A
Bruce Rogers A
Mike Rogers A
Bill Rogers A
Harvey Santana D+
Suzanne Sareini A
Mark Schauer B-
Roy Schmidt A
Paul Scott A
Daniel Scripps A
Kate Segal A
Deb Shaughnessy A
Van Sheltrown A
Lois Shulman A
Dian Slavens D
Charles Smiley A
Mike Smith A
Virgil Smith, Jr. D
Pat Somerville A
Doug Spade A
Woodrow Stanley F
Rob Steele A
Jonathan Switalski D
Richard Timmer A
Daniel Tollis A-
Sharon Tyler A
Don Ukrainec B
Mary Valentine C
Casey Viegelahn A
Don Volaric A
Howard Walker A+
John Walsh B+
Gretchen Whitmer F
Ken Yonker A

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