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Special Interest Groups

Rating Group: Montana Wool Growers Association

2003 Positions on Wool Growers Issues

State Office District Name Party Rating
MT U.S. Senate Sr Jon Tester Democratic B
MT Lieutenant Governor Mike Cooney Democratic C
MT State House 32 Jonathan Windy Boy Democratic D
MT State House 73 Jim Keane Democratic C+
MT State Senate 2 Dee Brown Republican A
MT State Senate 5 Bob Keenan Republican A
MT State Senate 16 Frank Smith Democratic C+
MT State Senate 35 Scott Sales Republican B+
MT State Senate 42 Jill Cohenour Democratic D-
MT State Senate 44 Fred Thomas Republican A
MT State Senate 50 Tom Facey Democratic D
MT Secretary of State Corey Stapleton Republican A
MT Justice of the Supreme Court Seat 2 Mike Wheat Non-partisan B
MT Council Member Ward 1 Brent Cromley B
MT Commissioner 1 Ray Hawk A
Joan Andersen A+
Sherm Anderson A
Keith Bales A
Norman Ballantyne B
Joe Balyeat B+
Gregory Barkus A
Debby Barrett A+
Arlene Becker C
Bob Bergren C+
Rodney Bitney A+
Norma Bixby D+
Jerry Black A
John Bohlinger B
Sylvia Bookout-Reinicke A
Gary Branae C
Roy Brown A+
John Brueggeman A+
Edward Butcher B+
Rosalie Buzzas D-
Terrence Callahan D+
Eileen Carney D+
Edith Clark A+
Paul Clark D
John Cobb B+
Vicki Cocchiarella B+
Aubyn Curtiss A
Larry Cyr D
Robert DePratu A
Sue Dickenson D+
Tim Dowell D+
Jon Ellingson C+
Jim Elliott B+
Ron Erickson D-
John Esp B+
George Loren Everett A
Stanley Fisher A+
Gary Forrester B+
Eve Franklin D
Nancy Rice Fritz D+
Daniel Clint Fuchs A+
David Gallik D+
Steven Gallus C+
Kathleen Galvin-Halcro D+
Kelly Gebhardt B+
Carol Gibson D+
Kim Gillan C
William Glaser A
George Golie C
Duane Grimes B+
Gail Gutsche D-
Richard Haines A
Kenneth Hansen B+
Dan Harrington C
Christopher Kirk Harris D
Donald Hedges A+
Verdell Jackson A+
Hal Jacobson D+
Joey Jayne D
Larry Jent D+
Royal Johnson A
Carol Juneau D+
Dave Kasten A
Christine Kaufmann F
Sam Kitzenberg B+
Richard Laible A+
Bob Lake A+
Carol Lambert A+
Michael Lange B+
Jesse Laslovich C+
Jeff Laszloffy B+
Bob Lawson A
Larry Lehman A+
Ralph Lenhart B+
Dave Lewis A+
Monica Lindeen B+
Rick Maedje A+
Dale Mahlum A
Bruce Malcolm A
Jeff Mangan B
Gary Matthews A+
Bea McCarthy B+
Daniel McGee B+
Joe McKenney A+
Walter McNutt A
Scott Mendenhall A+
Doug Mood A+
Penny Armstrong Morgan A+
John Musgrove B
Linda Nelson A
Brad Newman C+
Mark Noennig B+
Alan Olson A+
Bernie Olson A+
Jerry O'Neil A
John Parker C
Jeffrey Pattison A
Gerald Pease A
Gary Perry B+
Jim Peterson A+
Holly Raser D+
Diane Rice A+
Rick Ripley A+
Donald Roberts A+
N. Allen Rome A+
John Ross A+
Glenn Roush B+
Brennan Ryan B+
Don Ryan B+
Trudi Schmidt C
Clarice Schrumpf A+
Debbie Bowman Shea B+
Jim Shockley B+
John Sinrud B+
Veronica Small-Eastman C+
Mike Sprague A
Carolyn Squires B
Donald Steinbeisser A+
Ronald Stoker B+
Emily Stonington B+
Robert Story, Jr. A
Bill Tash A
Mike Taylor B+
William Thomas A+
Kenneth Toole, Jr. D+
Joseph Tropila C+
Pat Wagman A+
Karl Waitschies A+
David Wanzenried D
Sandy Weiss F
Bill Wilson D+
John Witt A+
Cindy Younkin A+
Tom Zook 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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