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Special Interest Groups

Rating Group: National Rifle Association Political Victory Fund

2004 Lifetime Score

Issues: Guns
State Office District Name Party Rating
NV U.S. House 1 Dina Titus Democratic C
NV State Senate 4 Kelvin Atkinson Democratic C-
NV State Senate 7 David Parks Democratic A
NV State Senate 12 Joe Hardy Republican ?
NV State Senate 14 Don Gustavson Republican A+
NV State Senate 19 Pete Goicoechea Republican A
NV Controller Ron Knecht Republican A
NV Council Member Ward 2 Robert Beers Republican A
Bernard Anderson C+
Sharron Angle A
Morse Arberry, Jr. B
Barbara Buckley A-
John Carpenter A-
Chad Christensen A
Jerry Claborn B+
Marcus Conklin B
Tom Grady B+
Lynn Hettrick A+
William Horne ?
Ellen Koivisto A-
Sheila Leslie C
R. Garn Mabey, Jr. A
Mark Manendo B
John Marvel A-
Kathryn McClain C-
Bob McCleary ?
Mike McGinness A
Harry Mortenson B
John Oceguera A
Eugenia Ohrenschall A
Richard Perkins A+
Margaret Pierce ?
William Raggio A+
Dean Rhoads A+
Michael Schneider A-
Raymond Shaffer A-
Roderick Sherer B
Valerie Weber A
Valerie Wiener C

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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