Rating Group: Virginia Education Association

2002 Positions

Issues: Education
State Office Name Party Rating
VA U.S. House-9 Morgan Griffith R 80%
VA State House-1 Terry Kilgore R 100%
VA State House-13 Bob Marshall R 50%
VA State House-14 Danny Marshall III R 50%
VA State House-22 Kathy Byron R 50%
VA State House-25 Steve Landes R 50%
VA State House-28 William Howell R 75%
VA State House-31 Scott Lingamfelter R 50%
VA State House-36 Ken Plum D 100%
VA State House-39 Vivian Watts D 100%
VA State House-42 David Albo R 75%
VA State House-54 Bobby Orrock, Sr. R 75%
VA State House-58 Robert Bell III R 50%
VA State House-61 Thomas Wright, Jr. R 50%
VA State House-62 Riley Ingram R 67%
VA State House-65 Lee Ware, Jr. R 60%
VA State House-66 Kirk Cox R 33%
VA State House-73 John O'Bannon III R 75%
VA State House-76 Chris Jones R 33%
VA State House-88 Mark Cole R 50%
VA State Senate-3 Thomas Norment, Jr. R 100%
VA State Senate-4 Ryan McDougle R 75%
VA State Senate-7 Lionell Spruill, Sr. D 83%
VA State Senate-7 Frank Wagner R 100%
VA State Senate-13 Richard Hayden Black R 50%
VA State Senate-14 John Cosgrove, Jr. R 75%
VA State Senate-15 Frank Ruff, Jr. R 83%
VA State Senate-18 Louise Lucas D 100%
VA State Senate-21 John Edwards D 100%
VA State Senate-23 Stephen Newman R 57%
VA State Senate-24 Emmett Hanger, Jr. R 75%
VA State Senate-25 Creigh Deeds D 100%
VA State Senate-32 Janet Howell D 100%
VA State Senate-34 Chap Petersen D 100%
VA State Senate-35 Dick Saslaw D 100%
VA State Senate-40 Charles Carrico, Sr. R 100%
VA Justice of the Supreme Court Bill Mims 60%
VA Mayor-At-Large Dwight Jones 100%
VA Supervisor-At-Large Floyd Miles, Sr. 100%
VA State Board of Education James Dillard II 83%
Watkins Abbitt, Jr. 80%
James Frederick Almand 100%
Kristen Amundson 100%
Ward Armstrong 100%
Clifford Athey, Jr. 75%
William Barlow 75%
Warren Barry 100%
Viola Osborne Baskerville 100%
Fenton Bland, Jr. 100%
Harry Blevins 100%
Robert Bloxom 67%
Bill Bolling 43%
Thomas Bolvin 75%
Robert Brink 100%
George Broman Jr. 75%
L. Bryant, Jr. 71%
Leslie Byrne 100%
Vince Callahan, Jr. 71%
John Chichester 83%
Mary Taylor Christian 83%
Charles Colgan, Sr. 100%
J. Paul Councill, Jr. 83%
Flora Davis Crittenden 100%
L. Karen Darner 100%
Jeannemarie Devolites Davis 100%
Thelma Drake 75%
Allen Wayne Dudley 43%
Thomas Gear 50%
Franklin Hall 100%
Phillip Hamilton 67%
Frank Hargrove, Sr. 40%
Charles Hawkins 100%
Clarke Hogan 75%
Edd Houck 100%
Robert Hull 100%
Robert Hurt 50%
Bill Janis 50%
Johnny Joannou 100%
Joseph Johnson, Jr. 100%
Jerrauld Jones 100%
W.B. Keister 75%
Benjamin Joseph Lambert III 100%
Allen Louderback 50%
Bradley Marrs 50%
Henry Marsh III 100%
Stephen Martin 43%
Madison Ellis Marye 100%
W. Henry Maxwell 100%
Joe May 50%
Bob McDonnell 75%
Michéle McQuigg 75%
Kenneth Melvin 75%
Kevin Grey Miller 80%
Yvonne Miller 100%
Brian Moran 100%
Harvey Morgan 57%
Samuel Nixon, Jr. 60%
Dave Nutter 100%
James O'Brien, Jr. 60%
Glenn Oder 75%
Harry Parrish 80%
Clarence Phillips 83%
Albert Pollard, Jr. 100%
Harry Potts, Jr. 86%
Phillip Puckett 100%
Toddy Puller 100%
Bob Purkey 80%
Lacey Putney 50%
Frederick Quayle 100%
Melanie Rapp 75%
Gary Reese 100%
John Spence Reid 33%
D. Nick Rerras 100%
William Reynolds 100%
John Adams Rollison III 40%
Thomas Rust 100%
Christopher Saxman 75%
James Scott 100%
Winsome Earle Sears 50%
Beverly Sherwood 50%
James Shuler 100%
Kenneth Stolle 100%
Walter Stosch 100%
Jackie Thomas Stump 100%
Terrie Suit 50%
Robert Tata 86%
Alfred Victor Thomas 83%
Patricia Ticer 100%
Malfourd Trumbo 100%
Marian Amelia Van Landingham 100%
Mitchell Van Yahres 100%
William Wampler, Jr. 100%
Leo Wardrup, Jr. 17%
John Watkins 100%
Glenn Weatherholtz 50%
John Welch III 75%
Mary Margaret Whipple 100%
S. Vance Wilkins, Jr. 50%
Martin Williams 80%
Clifton Alexander Woodrum 100%

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