Rating Group: Virginia FREE

1999 Survey and Legislative Action Score

State Office Name Party Rating
VA U.S. House-4 Donald McEachin D 49
VA U.S. House-9 Morgan Griffith R 75
VA State House-1 Terry Kilgore R 70
VA State House-13 Bob Marshall R 64
VA State House-22 Kathy Byron R 87
VA State House-25 Steve Landes R 77
VA State House-28 William Howell R 81
VA State House-36 Ken Plum D 49
VA State House-39 Vivian Watts D 50
VA State House-42 David Albo R 84
VA State House-54 Bobby Orrock, Sr. R 74
VA State House-62 Riley Ingram R 81
VA State House-65 Lee Ware, Jr. R 80
VA State House-66 Kirk Cox R 85
VA State House-76 Chris Jones R 77
VA State Senate-3 Thomas Norment, Jr. R 84
VA State Senate-5 Lionell Spruill, Sr. D 63
VA State Senate-7 Frank Wagner R 88
VA State Senate-13 Richard Hayden Black R 82
VA State Senate-15 Frank Ruff, Jr. R 78
VA State Senate-18 Louise Lucas D 65
VA State Senate-21 John Edwards D 46
VA State Senate-23 Stephen Newman R 89
VA State Senate-24 Emmett Hanger, Jr. R 85
VA State Senate-25 Creigh Deeds D 56
VA State Senate-32 Janet Howell D 65
VA State Senate-35 Dick Saslaw D 74
VA Justice of the Supreme Court Bill Mims 76
VA Mayor-At-Large Dwight Jones 47
VA State Board of Education James Dillard II 65
Watkins Abbitt, Jr. 69
James Frederick Almand 47
Ward Armstrong 51
Thomas Graham Baker, Jr. 67
William Barlow 53
Warren Barry 86
Viola Osborne Baskerville 43
Irving Vincent Behm, Jr. 83
William Welden Bennett, Jr. 62
Harry Blevins 72
Robert Bloxom 80
Bill Bolling 85
Robert Brink 43
L. Bryant, Jr. 89
Vince Callahan, Jr. 66
Eric Cantor 93
John Chichester 83
Mary Taylor Christian 37
Whittington Whiteside Clement 69
Charles Colgan, Sr. 80
J. Paul Councill, Jr. 72
Emily Couric 54
Charles Cranwell 53
Flora Davis Crittenden 50
Glenn Croshaw 69
L. Karen Darner 36
Butch Davies III 69
Jo Ann Davis 73
Barnie Day 62
Jay Wayne DeBoer 55
Jeannemarie Devolites Davis 82
Alan Arnold Diamonstein 66
Vivian Earl Dickinson 74
Thelma Drake 81
Allen Wayne Dudley 82
Randy Forbes 83
Joseph Gartlan, Jr. 44
George Wallace Grayson 41
Andy Guest, Jr. 80
Franklin Hall 58
Phillip Hamilton 81
Frank Hargrove, Sr. 66
Paul Clinton Harris, Sr. 86
Charles Hawkins 86
Richard Joyner Holland 79
Edd Houck 60
Robert Hull 53
Thomas Micajah Jackson, Jr. 62
Johnny Joannou 38
Joseph Johnson, Jr. 54
Jerrauld Jones 41
Jay Kenneth Katzen 83
Gladys Brown Keating 46
Benjamin Joseph Lambert III 64
Henry Marsh III 55
Stephen Martin 85
Madison Ellis Marye 66
W. Henry Maxwell 57
Joe May 83
Roger John McClure 84
Bob McDonnell 82
Michéle McQuigg 69
Kenneth Melvin 38
Kevin Grey Miller 80
Yvonne Miller 37
Brian Moran 52
Harvey Morgan 68
Thomas Warren Moss, Jr. 51
William Tayloe Murphy, Jr. 55
Samuel Nixon, Jr. 88
James O'Brien, Jr. 84
Harry Parrish 73
Clarence Phillips 42
Harry Potts, Jr. 70
Phillip Puckett 67
Toddy Puller 55
Bob Purkey 84
Lacey Putney 80
Frederick Quayle 80
John Spence Reid 85
William Reynolds 67
Anne Gregory Rhodes 71
William Peters Robinson, Jr. 46
John Adams Rollison III 79
John Howson Rust, Jr. 84
Edward Schrock 82
James Scott 61
Beverly Sherwood 77
James Shuler 63
Kenneth Stolle 85
Walter Stosch 88
Jackie Thomas Stump 46
Robert Tata 76
John Harvey Tate, Jr. 49
Alfred Victor Thomas 59
Patricia Ticer 58
Malfourd Trumbo 83
Marian Amelia Van Landingham 37
Mitchell Van Yahres 43
Stanley Clay Walker 65
William Wampler, Jr. 77
Leo Wardrup, Jr. 81
John Watkins 84
Glenn Weatherholtz 78
Mary Margaret Whipple 53
S. Vance Wilkins, Jr. 84
Donald Williams 57
Martin Williams 87
Clifton Alexander Woodrum 60
Jane Haycock Woods 80

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