Rating Group: National Rifle Association Political Victory Fund

2010 Positions on Gun Rights

Issues: Guns
State Office Name Party Rating
NA U.S. Secretary of Energy Rick Perry R 100%
TX U.S. House-1 Louie Gohmert R 92%
TX U.S. House-2 Ted Poe R 92%
TX U.S. House-3 Sam Johnson R 92%
TX U.S. House-5 Jeb Hensarling R 92%
TX U.S. House-6 Joe Barton R 92%
TX U.S. House-7 John Culberson R 92%
TX U.S. House-8 Kevin Brady R 92%
TX U.S. House-9 Al Green D 0%
TX U.S. House-10 Michael McCaul R 92%
TX U.S. House-11 Mike Conaway R 92%
TX U.S. House-12 Kay Granger R 92%
TX U.S. House-13 Mac Thornberry R 92%
TX U.S. House-14 Randy Weber R 92%
TX U.S. House-17 Bill Flores R 92%
TX U.S. House-18 Sheila Jackson Lee D 0%
TX U.S. House-20 Joaquin Castro D 42%
TX U.S. House-21 Lamar Smith R 100%
TX U.S. House-22 Pete Olson R 92%
TX U.S. House-24 Kenny Marchant R 92%
TX U.S. House-26 Michael Burgess R 92%
TX U.S. House-27 Blake Farenthold R 83%
TX U.S. House-28 Henry Cuellar D 92%
TX U.S. House-29 Gene Green D 92%
TX U.S. House-30 Eddie Johnson D 0%
TX U.S. House-31 John Carter R 92%
TX U.S. House-32 Pete Sessions R 100%
TX U.S. House-33 Marc Veasey D 75%
TX U.S. House-35 Lloyd Doggett II D 0%
TX Governor Gregory Abbott R 100%
TX Lieutenant Governor Dan Patrick R 92%
TX State House-2 Dan Flynn R 100%
TX State House-4 Lance Gooden R 92%
TX State House-8 Byron Cook R 92%
TX State House-19 James White R 92%
TX State House-22 Joe Deshotel D 92%
TX State House-25 Dennis Bonnen R 100%
TX State House-28 John Zerwas R 92%
TX State House-30 Geanie Morrison R 92%
TX State House-31 Ryan Guillén D 92%
TX State House-32 Todd Hunter R 92%
TX State House-34 Abel Herrero D 92%
TX State House-37 René Oliveira D 58%
TX State House-38 Eddie Lucio III D 92%
TX State House-39 Mando Martinez D 92%
TX State House-42 Richard Raymond D 92%
TX State House-45 Jason Isaac R 75%
TX State House-46 Dawnna Dukes D 0%
TX State House-47 Paul Workman R 92%
TX State House-48 Donna Howard D 42%
TX State House-51 Eddie Rodriguez D 0%
TX State House-52 Larry Gonzales R 92%
TX State House-56 Doc Anderson R 92%
TX State House-61 Phil King R 100%
TX State House-62 Larry Phillips R 100%
TX State House-63 Tan Parker R 92%
TX State House-72 Drew Darby R 92%
TX State House-78 Joe Moody D 92%
TX State House-79 Joe Pickett D 83%
TX State House-80 Tracy King D 92%
TX State House-82 Thomas Craddick R 100%
TX State House-84 John Frullo R 92%
TX State House-86 John Smithee R 92%
TX State House-87 Four Price IV R 92%
TX State House-89 Jodie Laubenberg R 92%
TX State House-96 Bill Zedler R 92%
TX State House-99 Charlie Geren R 92%
TX State House-101 Chris Turner D 83%
TX State House-103 Rafael Anchía D 83%
TX State House-104 Roberto Alonzo D 42%
TX State House-105 Rodney Anderson R 92%
TX State House-109 Helen Giddings D 42%
TX State House-111 Yvonne Davis D 0%
TX State House-112 Angie Chen Button R 92%
TX State House-113 Cindy Burkett R 92%
TX State House-121 Joe Straus R 92%
TX State House-122 Lyle Larson R 92%
TX State House-127 Dan Huberty R 92%
TX State House-131 Alma Allen D 50%
TX State House-133 Jim Murphy R 92%
TX State House-134 Sarah Davis R 92%
TX State House-135 Gary Elkins R 92%
TX State House-138 Dwayne Bohac R 92%
TX State House-141 Senfronia Thompson D 42%
TX State House-142 Harold Dutton, Jr. D 33%
TX State House-143 Ana Hernandez D 17%
TX State House-147 Garnet Coleman D 0%
TX State House-148 Jessica Farrar D 0%
TX State House-149 Hubert Vo D 67%
TX State Senate-1 Bryan Hughes R 92%
TX State Senate-3 Robert Nichols R 92%
TX State Senate-4 Brandon Creighton R 92%
TX State Senate-5 Charles Schwertner R 92%
TX State Senate-9 Kelly Hancock R 92%
TX State Senate-11 Larry Taylor R 100%
TX State Senate-13 Borris Miles D 0%
TX State Senate-14 Kirk Watson D 67%
TX State Senate-15 John Whitmire D 92%
TX State Senate-17 Joan Huffman R 92%
TX State Senate-18 Lois Kolkhorst R 92%
TX State Senate-19 Carlos Uresti D 50%
TX State Senate-22 Brian Birdwell R 92%
TX State Senate-25 Donna Campbell R 92%
TX State Senate-26 José Menéndez D 92%
TX State Senate-28 Charles Perry R 92%
TX Attorney General Ken Paxton, Jr. R 92%
TX Comptroller of Public Accounts Glenn Hegar, Jr. R 100%
TX Mayor-At-Large Sylvester Turner D 0%
Jose Aliseda 92%
Phillip Andrews 92%
Ted Ankrum 58%
Jimmie Don Aycock 92%
Marva Beck 92%
Leo Berman 100%
Tom Berry 92%
Tim Besco 67%
Valinda Bolton 42%
Abel Bosquez 58%
Dick Bowen 92%
Dick Bowen 92%
Daniel Branch 83%
Stephen Broden 92%
Fred Brown 92%
Michael Bunch 92%
Lon Burnam 0%
Erwin Cain 92%
Bill Callegari 92%
Francisco Canseco 92%
Stefani Carter 92%
Rebecca Cervera 92%
Warren Chisum 92%
Wayne Christian 92%
Susan Combs 92%
Myra Crownover 92%
John Davis 92%
Bob Deuell 100%
David Dewhurst 100%
Joe Driver 100%
Jim Dunnam 58%
Neil Durrance 92%
Chet Edwards 92%
Craig Eiland 83%
Rob Eissler 92%
Rodney Ellis 0%
Kevin Eltife 92%
Kirk England 92%
Joe Farias 92%
John Faulk, Sr. 92%
Allen Fletcher 92%
Kenneth Franks 92%
Stephen Frost 100%
Pete Gallego 83%
John Garza 58%
Hank Gilbert 83%
Veronica Gonzales 67%
Charlie Gonzalez 0%
Yvonne González Toureilles 92%
Richard Hackney 92%
Ralph Hall 92%
Mike Hamilton 92%
Rick Hardcastle 92%
Patricia Harless 92%
Linda Harper-Brown 92%
Will Ford Hartnett 92%
VaLinda Hathcox 42%
Joe Heflin 92%
Fernando Herrera 92%
Paula Hightower-Pierson 92%
Harvey Hilderbran 92%
Rubén Hinojosa, Sr. 42%
Scott Hochberg 58%
Michael Holdman 92%
Mark Homer 100%
Chuck Hopson 100%
Charlie Howard 92%
Jim Jackson 92%
Marilyn Jackson 92%
Pati Jacobs 67%
Jim Keffer 92%
T.C. Kincaid, Jr. 92%
Susan King 92%
Tim Kleinschmidt 92%
Edmund Kuempel 100%
James Landtroop, Jr. 92%
George Lavender 92%
Ken Legler 92%
David McQuade Leibowitz 83%
Tryon Lewis 92%
Lanham Lyne 92%
John Mabry, Jr. 58%
Jerry Madden 92%
Barbara Mallory Caraway 17%
Dee Margo 92%
Trey Martinez Fischer 58%
Michael Mauldin 92%
Ruth Jones McClendon 33%
Patrick McGuinness 92%
Jim McReynolds 92%
Lainey Melnick 17%
Robert Miklos 92%
Doug Miller 92%
Sid Miller 92%
Roy Morales 92%
Carol Morgan 42%
Steve Mueller 92%
Elliott Naishtat 0%
Barbara Nash 92%
Brad Neal 92%
Dan Neil 92%
Jane Gray Nelson 100%
Randy Neugebauer 92%
Jack O'Connor 92%
Steve Ogden 75%
Rob Orr 92%
Solomon Ortiz, Jr. 92%
Solomon Ortiz, Sr. 92%
John Otto 92%
Diane Patrick 92%
Jerry Patterson 100%
Ron Paul 83%
Aaron Pena, Jr. 100%
Gilbert Pena 83%
Jim Pitts 92%
Robert Pruett 58%
Chente Quintanilla 92%
Barbara Ann Radnofsky 83%
Silvestre Reyes 75%
Debbie Riddle 100%
Allan Ritter 92%
Ciro Rodriguez 83%
Patrick Rose 100%
Connie Scott 92%
Mary Serafine 67%
Florence Shapiro 92%
Kathleen Shaw 42%
Kenneth Sheets 92%
Ralph Sheffield 92%
Mark Shelton 92%
David Simpson 92%
Todd Smith 92%
Wayne Smith 92%
Burt Solomons 92%
Sylvia Spivey 92%
Todd Staples 92%
Mark Strama 92%
Van Taylor 92%
Kristi Thibaut 83%
Raul Torres 92%
Clayton Trotter 92%
Vicki Truitt 92%
Bryan Underwood 92%
Allen Vaught 92%
Michael Villarreal 92%
Earl Wentworth 100%
Bill White 67%
Gary Wilson, Jr. 83%
Beverly Woolley 92%
Eddie Zamora, Jr. 92%

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