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Special Interest Groups

Rating Group: Minnesota Association of Professional Employees

2018 Positions

Issues: Labor Unions
State Office District Name Party Rating
MN U.S. House 5 Ilhan Omar Democratic/Farmer/Labor 100%
MN Lieutenant Governor Peggy Flanagan Democratic/Farmer/Labor 100%
MN State House 1A Dan Fabian Republican 36%
MN State House 1B Deb Kiel Republican 36%
MN State House 2A Matthew Grossell Republican 45%
MN State House 2B Steve Green Republican 27%
MN State House 3A Rob Ecklund Democratic/Farmer/Labor 91%
MN State House 3B Mary Murphy Democratic/Farmer/Labor 89%
MN State House 4A Ben Lien Democratic/Farmer/Labor 91%
MN State House 4B Paul Marquart Democratic/Farmer/Labor 64%
MN State House 5B Sandy Layman Republican 45%
MN State House 6A Julie Sandstede Democratic/Farmer/Labor 100%
MN State House 7A Jennifer Schultz Democratic/Farmer/Labor 100%
MN State House 7B Liz Olson Democratic/Farmer/Labor 100%
MN State House 8A Bud Nornes Republican 45%
MN State House 8B Mary Franson Republican 33%
MN State House 9A John Poston Republican 36%
MN State House 9B Ron Kresha Republican 45%
MN State House 10A Josh Heintzeman Republican 45%
MN State House 10B Dale Lueck Republican 45%
MN State House 11A Mike Sundin Democratic/Farmer/Labor 82%
MN State House 12A Jeff Backer Republican 40%
MN State House 12B Paul Anderson Republican 45%
MN State House 13B Tim O'Driscoll Republican 45%
MN State House 14A Tama Theis Republican 55%
MN State House 15A Sondra Erickson Republican 36%
MN State House 16A Chris Swedzinski Republican 45%
MN State House 16B Paul Torkelson Republican 45%
MN State House 17A Tim Miller Republican 36%
MN State House 17B Dave Baker Republican 40%
MN State House 18A Dean Urdahl Republican 45%
MN State House 18B Glenn Gruenhagen Republican 36%
MN State House 19B Jack Considine, Jr. Democratic/Farmer/Labor 100%
MN State House 20A Bob Vogel Republican 36%
MN State House 21A Barb Haley Republican 44%
MN State House 21B Steve Drazkowski Republican 27%
MN State House 22A Joe Schomacker Republican 45%
MN State House 22B Rod Hamilton Republican 45%
MN State House 23A Bob Gunther Republican 45%
MN State House 23B Jeremy Munson Republican 36%
MN State House 24A John Petersburg Republican 45%
MN State House 24B Brian Daniels Republican 36%
MN State House 25A Duane Quam Republican 36%
MN State House 25B Duane Sauke Democratic/Farmer/Labor 100%
MN State House 26A Tina Liebling Democratic/Farmer/Labor 100%
MN State House 26B Nels Pierson Republican 45%
MN State House 27A Peggy Bennett Republican 27%
MN State House 27B Jeanne Poppe Democratic/Farmer/Labor 82%
MN State House 28A Pelowski, Jr. Democratic/Farmer/Labor 55%
MN State House 28B Greg Davids Republican 55%
MN State House 29A Joe McDonald Republican 38%
MN State House 29B Marion O'Neill Republican 36%
MN State House 30A Nick Zerwas Republican 40%
MN State House 30B Eric Lucero Republican 27%
MN State House 31A Kurt Daudt Republican 36%
MN State House 31B Cal Bahr Republican 36%
MN State House 32A Brian Johnson Republican 45%
MN State House 32B Anne Neu Republican 36%
MN State House 33A Jerry Hertaus Republican 36%
MN State House 35B Peggy Scott Republican 40%
MN State House 36B Melissa Hortman Democratic/Farmer/Labor 100%
MN State House 37A Erin Koegel Democratic/Farmer/Labor 100%
MN State House 37B Nolan West Republican 55%
MN State House 38A Linda Runbeck Republican 36%
MN State House 39A Bob Dettmer Republican 45%
MN State House 40A Michael Nelson Democratic/Farmer/Labor 100%
MN State House 41A Connie Bernardy Democratic/Farmer/Labor 100%
MN State House 41B Mary Kunesh-Podein Democratic/Farmer/Labor 100%
MN State House 42B Jamie Becker-Finn Democratic/Farmer/Labor 100%
MN State House 43A Peter Fischer Democratic/Farmer/Labor 100%
MN State House 43B Leon Lillie Democratic/Farmer/Labor 100%
MN State House 45A Lyndon Carlson, Sr. Democratic/Farmer/Labor 100%
MN State House 45B Mike Freiberg Democratic/Farmer/Labor 100%
MN State House 46B Cheryl Youakim Democratic/Farmer/Labor 91%
MN State House 47A Jim Nash Republican 36%
MN State House 48A Laurie Pryor Democratic/Farmer/Labor 91%
MN State House 50B Andrew Carlson Democratic/Farmer/Labor 100%
MN State House 51A Sandra Masin Democratic/Farmer/Labor 100%
MN State House 51B Laurie Halverson Democratic/Farmer/Labor 100%
MN State House 52A Rick Hansen Democratic/Farmer/Labor 82%
MN State House 54B Tony Jurgens Republican 45%
MN State House 55B Tony Albright Republican 36%
MN State House 58A Jon Koznick Republican 36%
MN State House 58B Patrick Garofalo Republican 36%
MN State House 59A Fue Lee Democratic/Farmer/Labor 100%
MN State House 59B Raymond Dehn Democratic/Farmer/Labor 91%
MN State House 60A Diane Loeffler Democratic/Farmer/Labor 100%
MN State House 61A Frank Hornstein Democratic/Farmer/Labor 88%
MN State House 63A Jim Davnie Democratic/Farmer/Labor 100%
MN State House 63B Jean Wagenius Democratic/Farmer/Labor 91%
MN State House 64B Dave Pinto Democratic/Farmer/Labor 91%
MN State House 65A Rena Moran Democratic/Farmer/Labor 90%
MN State House 65B Carlos Mariani Democratic/Farmer/Labor 89%
MN State House 66A Alice Hausman Democratic/Farmer/Labor 100%
MN State House 66B John Lesch Democratic/Farmer/Labor 82%
MN State House 67A Tim Mahoney Democratic/Farmer/Labor 91%
MN State Senate 1 Mark Johnson Republican 25%
MN State Senate 2 Paul Utke Republican 31%
MN State Senate 3 Thomas Bakk Democratic/Farmer/Labor 92%
MN State Senate 4 Kent Eken Democratic/Farmer/Labor 85%
MN State Senate 5 Justin Eichorn Republican 31%
MN State Senate 6 David Tomassoni Democratic/Farmer/Labor 77%
MN State Senate 7 Erik Simonson Democratic/Farmer/Labor 92%
MN State Senate 8 Bill Ingebrigtsen Republican 31%
MN State Senate 9 Paul Gazelka Republican 31%
MN State Senate 10 Carrie Ruud Republican 31%
MN State Senate 11 Jason Rarick Republican 45%
MN State Senate 12 Torrey Westrom Republican 23%
MN State Senate 13 Jeff Howe Republican 45%
MN State Senate 14 Jerry Relph Republican 31%
MN State Senate 15 Andrew Matthews Republican 23%
MN State Senate 16 Gary Dahms Republican 25%
MN State Senate 17 Andrew Lang Republican 31%
MN State Senate 18 Scott Newman Republican 17%
MN State Senate 19 Nick Frentz Democratic/Farmer/Labor 100%
MN State Senate 20 Rich Draheim Republican 31%
MN State Senate 21 Mike Goggin Republican 31%
MN State Senate 22 Bill Weber Republican 31%
MN State Senate 23 Julie Rosen Republican 25%
MN State Senate 24 John Jasinski Republican 31%
MN State Senate 25 David Senjem Republican 31%
MN State Senate 26 Carla Nelson Republican 17%
MN State Senate 27 Dan Sparks Democratic/Farmer/Labor 85%
MN State Senate 28 Jeremy Miller Republican 31%
MN State Senate 29 Bruce Anderson Republican 23%
MN State Senate 30 Mary Kiffmeyer Republican 17%
MN State Senate 31 Michelle Benson Republican 17%
MN State Senate 32 Mark Koran Republican 31%
MN State Senate 33 David Osmek Republican 23%
MN State Senate 34 Warren Limmer Republican 17%
MN State Senate 35 Jim Abeler II Republican 31%
MN State Senate 36 John Hoffman Democratic/Farmer/Labor 100%
MN State Senate 37 Jerry Newton Democratic/Farmer/Labor 92%
MN State Senate 38 Roger Chamberlain Republican 25%
MN State Senate 39 Karin Housley Republican 31%
MN State Senate 40 Chris Eaton Democratic/Farmer/Labor 92%
MN State Senate 41 Carolyn Laine Democratic/Farmer/Labor 92%
MN State Senate 42 Jason Isaacson Democratic/Farmer/Labor 92%
MN State Senate 43 Charles Wiger Democratic/Farmer/Labor 100%
MN State Senate 44 Paul Anderson Republican 25%
MN State Senate 45 Ann Rest Democratic/Farmer/Labor 92%
MN State Senate 46 Ronald Latz Democratic/Farmer/Labor 92%
MN State Senate 47 Scott Jensen Republican 31%
MN State Senate 48 Steve Cwodzinski Democratic/Farmer/Labor 92%
MN State Senate 49 Melisa Franzen Democratic/Farmer/Labor 92%
MN State Senate 50 Melissa Wiklund Democratic/Farmer/Labor 92%
MN State Senate 51 Jim Carlson Democratic/Farmer/Labor 92%
MN State Senate 52 Matt Klein Democratic/Farmer/Labor 92%
MN State Senate 53 Susan Kent Democratic/Farmer/Labor 92%
MN State Senate 54 Karla Bigham Democratic/Farmer/Labor 100%
MN State Senate 55 Eric Pratt Republican 33%
MN State Senate 56 Dan Hall Republican 23%
MN State Senate 57 Greg Clausen Democratic/Farmer/Labor 92%
MN State Senate 58 Matt Little Democratic/Farmer/Labor 100%
MN State Senate 59 Bobby Joe Champion Democratic/Farmer/Labor 92%
MN State Senate 60 Kari Dziedzic Democratic/Farmer/Labor 92%
MN State Senate 61 D. Scott Dibble Democratic/Farmer/Labor 92%
MN State Senate 62 Jeff Hayden Democratic/Farmer/Labor 92%
MN State Senate 63 Patricia Torres Ray Democratic/Farmer/Labor 92%
MN State Senate 64 Richard Cohen Democratic/Farmer/Labor 92%
MN State Senate 65 Sandra Pappas Democratic/Farmer/Labor 92%
MN State Senate 66 John Marty Democratic/Farmer/Labor 92%
MN State Senate 67 Foung Hawj Democratic/Farmer/Labor 92%
MN Commissioner 4 Karla Bigham 100%
MN Associate Justice of the Supreme Court Paul Thissen Democratic/Farmer/Labor 100%
Susan Allen 100%
Sarah Anderson 36%
Dario Anselmo 40%
Jon Applebaum 100%
Regina Barr 45%
Matt Bliss 45%
David Bly 100%
Drew Christensen 27%
Karen Clark 100%
Matt Dean 46%
Kelly Fenton 45%
Michelle Fischbach 38%
Keith Franke 50%
Debra Hilstrom 100%
Joe Hoppe 45%
Randy Jessup 45%
Clark Johnson 100%
Jim Knoblach 55%
Kathy Lohmer 50%
Jenifer Loon 45%
Bob Loonan 36%
Tony Lourey 100%
Erin Maye-Quade 100%
Jason Metsa 100%
Erin Murphy 100%
Jim Newberger 36%
Joyce Peppin 36%
Roz Peterson 45%
Cindy Pugh 36%
Paul Rosenthal 100%
Linda Slocum 100%
Dennis Smith 36%
Mark Uglem 45%
Joann Ward 100%
Abigail Whelan 45%

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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