Rating Group: Planned Parenthood of Indiana

2005 Positions

State Office Name Party Rating
IN U.S. House-2 Jackie Walorski R 40%
IN U.S. House-6 Luke Messer R 40%
IN State House-1 Linda Lawson D 60%
IN State House-3 Charlie Brown D 80%
IN State House-8 Ryan Dvorak D 40%
IN State House-9 Scott Pelath D 25%
IN State House-14 Vernon Smith D 75%
IN State House-18 David Wolkins R 50%
IN State House-23 William Friend R 40%
IN State House-25 Donald Lehe R 40%
IN State House-27 Sheila Klinker D 60%
IN State House-28 Jeffrey Thompson R 40%
IN State House-29 Kathy Richardson R 40%
IN State House-36 Terri Austin D 20%
IN State House-39 Gerald Torr R 40%
IN State House-41 Timothy Brown R 40%
IN State House-43 Clyde Kersey D 25%
IN State House-45 Bruce Borders R 40%
IN State House-50 Daniel Leonard R 40%
IN State House-53 Bob Cherry R 40%
IN State House-54 Tom Saunders R 40%
IN State House-58 Woody Burton R 40%
IN State House-61 Matt Pierce D 60%
IN State House-66 Terry Goodin D 20%
IN State House-88 Brian Bosma R 25%
IN State House-91 Bob Behning R 40%
IN State House-93 David Frizzell R 40%
IN State House-96 Greg Porter D 80%
IN State House-99 Vanessa Summers D 80%
IN State Senate-1 Frank Mrvan, Jr. D 25%
IN State Senate-7 Brandt Hershman R 33%
IN State Senate-9 Ryan Mishler R 25%
IN State Senate-11 Joseph Zakas R 0%
IN State Senate-14 Dennis Kruse R 0%
IN State Senate-16 David Long R 25%
IN State Senate-21 James Buck R 40%
IN State Senate-22 Ron Alting R 25%
IN State Senate-25 Tim Lanane D 50%
IN State Senate-31 Jim Merritt, Jr. R 25%
IN State Senate-35 Michael Young R 25%
IN State Senate-44 Eric Koch R 40%
IN State Senate-50 Vaneta Becker R 25%
IN Secretary of State Connie Lawson R 25%
IN Commissioner-2 Matthew Whetstone 40%
John Aguilera, Jr. 80%
Dennis Avery 40%
Ralph Donald Ayres 40%
Jeb Bardon 80%
Robert Bischoff 40%
Randy Borror 50%
Carlene Bottorff 40%
Anita Bowser 75%
Richard Bray 25%
Billie Breaux 75%
William Bright 40%
John Broden 67%
Mary Kay Budak 40%
Lawrence Buell, Sr. 40%
Duane Cheney 80%
William Cochran 60%
William Crawford 80%
Allie Craycraft, Jr. 25%
David Crooks 40%
Bill Davis 40%
John Day 40%
Jerry Denbo 40%
Mae Dickinson 67%
Gary Dillon 25%
Chester Dobis 50%
Richard Dodge 40%
Jeff Drozda 0%
Cleo Duncan 40%
Jeffrey Espich 40%
Ralph Foley 50%
David Ford 0%
Craig Fry 80%
Beverly Gard 25%
Robert Garton 25%
Benjamin GiaQuinta, Sr. 40%
Dale Grubb 40%
Eric Gutwein 40%
Earl Harris 80%
Timothy Harris 40%
Joseph Harrison 50%
Steven Heim 40%
Victor Heinold 25%
Phillip Hinkle 50%
Robert Hoffman 40%
Glenn Howard 75%
George Philip Hoy 60%
Lindel Hume 25%
Robert Jackman 25%
Luke Kenley 0%
Thomas Kromkowski 40%
Robert Daniel Kuzman 20%
Sue Landske 25%
James Lewis, Jr. 25%
Teresa Lubbers 25%
Larry Lutz 25%
L. Jack Lutz 40%
Edmund Mahern 80%
Carolene Mays 20%
Richard McClain 40%
Robert Meeks 25%
Joe Micon 40%
Patricia Miller 25%
Winfield Moses, Jr. 80%
Michael Murphy 40%
Timothy Neese 40%
Cindy Noe 40%
Johnny Nugent 0%
David Orentlicher 80%
Dennie Oxley II 40%
Allen Paul 25%
Phillip Pflum 20%
Phyllis Pond 40%
Scott Reske 20%
Marvin Riegsecker 25%
Michael Ripley 40%
Paul Robertson 40%
Earline Rogers 75%
William Ruppel 50%
Vi Simpson 75%
Connie Weigleb Sipes 25%
Timothy Skinner 67%
John Smith 40%
Samuel Smith, Jr. 75%
Brent Steele 0%
Dan Stevenson, Sr. 60%
Russell Stilwell 40%
Marlin Stutzman 40%
Andy Thomas 40%
Vern Tincher 40%
P. Eric Turner 40%
John Ulmer 40%
William Van Haaften 40%
Brent Waltz 0%
John Waterman 0%
Thomas Weatherwax 25%
Peggy Welch 40%
Troy Woodruff 40%
Thomas Wyss 25%
David Yount, Sr. 40%

How to Interpret these Evaluations

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