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Special Interest Groups

Rating Group: Arkansas Gun Owners of America

2002 Positions

Issues: Guns
State Office District Name Party Rating
AR State House 92 Kim Hendren Republican 100%
AR State Senate 3 Cecile Bledsoe Republican 100%
AR State Senate 32 Will Bond Democratic 73%
AR Commissioner of Education Johnny Key Republican 93%
AR Justice of the Peace 11 Mike Creekmore 100%
AR Associate Justice of the Supreme Court Position 5 Shawn Womack Non-partisan 100%
Sarah Agee 100%
Russell Bennett 100%
Stan Berry 100%
David Bisbee 93%
Shane Broadway 100%
Jack Critcher 100%
Leroy Dangeau 92%
A. David Evans 93%
Lenville Evans, Sr. 77%
Dwight Fite 80%
Billy Gipson 80%
Bobby Glover 100%
Eric Harris 100%
Mike Hathorn 100%
Stephen W. Higginbothom, Sr. 73%
Jim Holt 100%
Barbara Horn 100%
Don House 53%
Gene Jeffress 100%
Jimmy Jeffress 93%
Calvin Johnson 67%
Barbara Jean King 80%
Michael Lamoureux 100%
Randy Laverty 100%
Douglas Matayo 100%
Bob Mathis 100%
Jimmy Milligan 80%
James Norton 100%
James Oglesby 86%
Charles Ormond 93%
Marvin Parks 100%
Larry Prater 20%
Tommy Roebuck 100%
Sid Rosenbaum 100%
Bill Scrimshire 100%
Terry Smith 86%
Scott Sullivan 80%
Chaney Taylor, Jr. 100%
Jerry Taylor 93%
Lindbergh Howard Thomas 27%
Sharon Trusty 100%
John Paul Verkamp 100%
Shirley Walters 100%
Ruth Whitaker 100%
Jeff Wood 100%

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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