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Special Interest Groups

Rating Group: Virginia Society for Human Life

1978-1999 Lifetime Score

Issues: Abortion
State Office District Name Party Rating
VA State Senate 13 Richard Hayden Black Republican 100%
Harry Blevins 100%
Bill Bolling 100%
L. Bryant, Jr. 100%
VA State House 22 Kathy Byron Republican 100%
Charles Colgan, Sr. 100%
VA State House 66 Kirk Cox Republican 100%
Jo Ann Davis 100%
Jeannemarie Devolites Davis 100%
Thelma Drake 100%
Randy Forbes 100%
Paul Clinton Harris, Sr. 100%
VA State House 28 William Howell Republican 100%
VA State House 76 Chris Jones Republican 100%
VA State House 1 Terry Kilgore Republican 100%
VA State House 25 Steve Landes Republican 100%
VA State House 13 Bob Marshall Republican 100%
Stephen Martin 100%
Joe May 100%
Roger John McClure 100%
Bob McDonnell 100%
Michéle McQuigg 100%
Kevin Grey Miller 100%
VA Justice of the Supreme Court Bill Mims 100%
VA State Senate 23 Stephen Newman Republican 100%
Samuel Nixon, Jr. 100%
VA State Senate 3 Thomas Norment, Jr. Republican 100%
James O'Brien, Jr. 100%
VA State House 54 Bobby Orrock, Sr. Republican 100%
Harry Potts, Jr. 100%
Frederick Quayle 100%
William Reynolds 100%
Edward Schrock 100%
Kenneth Stolle 100%
Walter Stosch 100%
Robert Tata 100%
VA State Senate 7 Frank Wagner Republican 100%
William Wampler, Jr. 100%
VA State House 65 Lee Ware, Jr. Republican 100%
Glenn Weatherholtz 100%
S. Vance Wilkins, Jr. 100%
Martin Williams 100%
Vince Callahan, Jr. 97%
Harry Parrish 97%
Lacey Putney 97%
Alfred Victor Thomas 97%
Eric Cantor 96%
Phillip Hamilton 96%
VA State House 62 Riley Ingram Republican 96%
Joseph Johnson, Jr. 96%
John Spence Reid 96%
Allen Wayne Dudley 95%
Jay Kenneth Katzen 95%
VA State Senate 15 Frank Ruff, Jr. Republican 95%
Barnie Day 93%
Charles Hawkins 93%
John Adams Rollison III 93%
Leo Wardrup, Jr. 91%
VA U.S. House 9 Morgan Griffith Republican 90%
Frank Hargrove, Sr. 90%
Bob Purkey 89%
John Chichester 88%
John Howson Rust, Jr. 88%
Malfourd Trumbo 88%
VA State House 42 David Albo Republican 86%
Whittington Whiteside Clement 85%
Benjamin Joseph Lambert III 83%
Vivian Earl Dickinson 81%
Harvey Morgan 81%
Beverly Sherwood 81%
Richard Joyner Holland 80%
VA U.S. House 4 Donald McEachin Democratic 75%
Jackie Thomas Stump 75%
John Harvey Tate, Jr. 75%
William Welden Bennett, Jr. 73%
Clarence Phillips 72%
John Watkins 70%
Warren Barry 69%
W. Henry Maxwell 67%
Thomas Micajah Jackson, Jr. 62%
Ward Armstrong 61%
Watkins Abbitt, Jr. 56%
J. Paul Councill, Jr. 55%
Franklin Hall 53%
Robert Bloxom 50%
Alan Arnold Diamonstein 50%
William Barlow 48%
Glenn Croshaw 44%
Jane Haycock Woods 44%
Charles Cranwell 42%
VA State Senate 25 Creigh Deeds Democratic 35%
Thomas Warren Moss, Jr. 34%
VA State Board of Education James Dillard II 29%
Johnny Joannou 27%
Donald Williams 25%
Gladys Brown Keating 22%
VA State Senate 5 Lionell Spruill, Sr. Democratic 21%
Brian Moran 20%
James Shuler 20%
Jay Wayne DeBoer 19%
Mitchell Van Yahres 19%
Yvonne Miller 18%
Edd Houck 17%
VA Mayor At-Large Dwight Jones 15%
Flora Davis Crittenden 14%
Robert Hull 14%
VA State Senate 24 Emmett Hanger, Jr. Republican 13%
VA State Senate 35 Dick Saslaw Democratic 12%
Stanley Clay Walker 12%
VA State Senate 18 Louise Lucas Democratic 11%
VA State House 39 Vivian Watts Democratic 11%
Clifton Alexander Woodrum 10%
Anne Gregory Rhodes 9%
Kenneth Melvin 8%
Mary Taylor Christian 7%
James Scott 4%
George Wallace Grayson 3%
William Peters Robinson, Jr. 3%
James Frederick Almand 0%
Viola Osborne Baskerville 0%
Robert Brink 0%
Emily Couric 0%
L. Karen Darner 0%
VA State Senate 21 John Edwards Democratic 0%
VA State Senate 32 Janet Howell Democratic 0%
Jerrauld Jones 0%
Henry Marsh III 0%
Madison Ellis Marye 0%
VA State House 36 Ken Plum Democratic 0%
Patricia Ticer 0%
Marian Amelia Van Landingham 0%
Mary Margaret Whipple 0%

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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