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Special Interest Groups

Rating Group: National Rifle Association Political Victory Fund

1998 Positions

Issues: Guns
State Office District Name Party Rating
Bob Bacon F
Nolbert Chavez F
Kenneth Marshall Gordon F
Daniel Grossman F
Robert Michael Hernandez F
Gloria Leyba F
Pat Pascoe F
Todd Saliman F
Bill Thiebaut, Jr. F
Benjamin Clarke D
Maryanne Keller D
Frana Araujo Mace D
Stanley Matsunaka D
Stephanie Takis D
Penfield Tate III D
Jennifer Veiga D
Ron Tupa D+
Suzanne Williams D+
CO U.S. House 7 Ed Perlmutter Democratic C+
Paul A. Zimmerman B
Stephen Tool B+
Valentin Vigil B+
Deborah Colleen Allen A
Norma Anderson A
Lauri Clapp A
Richard Decker A
E. Jim Dyer A
Mary Ellen Epps A
John Evans A
Rob Fairbank A
Dorothy Gotlieb A
Mark Hillman A
William Kaufman A
Kenneth Kester A
CO Council Member 3 Keith King Republican A
Don Lee A
Scott McKay A
Shawn Mitchell A
Marcy Morrison A
Marilyn Musgrave A
Alice Nichol A
Joe Nunez A
David Owen A
William Sinclair A
Matt Smith A
Nancy Spence A
Joseph Stengel, Jr. A
William Swenson A
Ronald Teck A
Lois Tochtrop A
William Webster A
John Witwer A
Kay Alexander A+
Gayle Berry A+
Douglas Allen Dean A+
Russell Lloyd George A+
Bob Hagedorn A+
Lynn Christian Hefley A+
CO Commissioner 2 Steve Johnson A+
CO U.S. House 5 Doug Lamborn Republican A+
Joyce Lawrence A+
Ronny May A+
Andrew McElhany A+
Carl Miller A+
Mark Paschall A+
Penn Pfiffner A+
Lola Spradley A+
Jack Taylor A+
Tambor Williams A+
Bradley Young A+
Ginette Dennis A++

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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