Rating Group: Texas Freedom Network

2006 Positions on Individual Rights and Liberties

Issues: Religion
State Office Name Party Rating
TX U.S. House-20 Joaquin Castro D 88
TX U.S. House-33 Marc Veasey D 100
TX State House-2 Dan Flynn R 0
TX State House-8 Byron Cook R 0
TX State House-22 Joe Deshotel D 100
TX State House-25 Dennis Bonnen R 20
TX State House-30 Geanie Morrison R 0
TX State House-31 Ryan Guillén D 63
TX State House-34 Abel Herrero D 100
TX State House-37 René Oliveira D 86
TX State House-39 Mando Martinez D 100
TX State House-42 Richard Raymond D 75
TX State House-46 Dawnna Dukes D 100
TX State House-51 Eddie Rodriguez D 100
TX State House-56 Doc Anderson R 0
TX State House-61 Phil King R 0
TX State House-62 Larry Phillips R 0
TX State House-79 Joe Pickett D 86
TX State House-80 Tracy King D 71
TX State House-82 Thomas Craddick R 0
TX State House-86 John Smithee R 0
TX State House-89 Jodie Laubenberg R 0
TX State House-96 Bill Zedler R 0
TX State House-99 Charlie Geren R 63
TX State House-103 Rafael Anchía D 100
TX State House-104 Roberto Alonzo D 100
TX State House-109 Helen Giddings D 86
TX State House-111 Yvonne Davis D 100
TX State House-121 Joe Straus R 14
TX State House-131 Alma Allen D 100
TX State House-135 Gary Elkins R 0
TX State House-138 Dwayne Bohac R 0
TX State House-141 Senfronia Thompson D 100
TX State House-142 Harold Dutton, Jr. D 100
TX State House-147 Garnet Coleman D 100
TX State House-148 Jessica Farrar D 100
TX State House-149 Hubert Vo D 100
TX State Senate-1 Bryan Hughes R 13
TX State Senate-11 Larry Taylor R 0
TX State Senate-18 Lois Kolkhorst R 25
TX State Senate-19 Carlos Uresti D 100
TX State Senate-26 José Menéndez D 100
TX Attorney General Ken Paxton, Jr. R 0
TX Comptroller of Public Accounts Glenn Hegar, Jr. R 13
TX Mayor-At-Large Sylvester Turner D 75
TX Council Member-Place 2 Corbin Van Arsdale 0
Ray Allen 43
Kevin Bailey 100
Todd Baxter 0
Leo Berman 0
Roy Blake, Jr. 25
Daniel Branch 0
Betty Brown 0
Fred Brown 0
Lon Burnam 100
Bill Callegari 0
Scott Campbell 0
Carter Casteel 50
Norma Chávez 88
Warren Chisum 0
Robert Cook III 63
Frank Corte, Jr. 0
Joe Crabb 0
Myra Crownover 14
John Davis 14
Glenda Dawson 25
Dianne White Delisi 0
Mary Denny 0
Joe Driver 0
Jim Dunnam 100
Al Edwards 63
Craig Eiland 100
Rob Eissler 0
Juan Manuel Escobar 75
David Farabee 75
Ismael Flores 100
Stephen Frost 75
Pete Gallego 100
Dan Gattis 13
Veronica Gonzales 88
Yvonne González Toureilles 88
Toby Goodman 38
Tony Goolsby 38
Bob Griggs 25
Kent Grusendorf 0
Pat Haggerty 43
Mike Hamilton 71
Peggy Hamric 13
Rick Hardcastle 13
Linda Harper-Brown 0
Will Ford Hartnett 13
Harvey Hilderbran 14
Fred Hill 0
Scott Hochberg 100
Terri Hodge 100
Mark Homer 86
Ruben Hope, Jr. 0
Chuck Hopson 71
Charlie Howard 0
Bob Hunter 63
Suzanna Gratia Hupp 0
Carl Isett 0
Jim Jackson 0
Delwin Jones 63
Jesse Jones 86
Terry Keel 50
Jim Keffer 0
William Keffer 0
Mike Krusee 0
Edmund Kuempel 50
James Laney 88
David McQuade Leibowitz 88
Vilma Luna 86
Jerry Madden 0
Trey Martinez Fischer 100
Brian McCall 14
Ruth Jones McClendon 100
Jim McReynolds 75
Thomas Merritt 63
Sid Miller 0
Paul Moreno 100
Anna Mowery 0
Elliott Naishtat 100
Joe Nixon 0
Rick Noriega 100
Dora Olivo 86
Rob Orr 0
John Otto 13
Aaron Pena, Jr. 83
Jim Pitts 17
Robert Puente 100
Chente Quintanilla 63
Elvira Reyna 14
Debbie Riddle 0
Allan Ritter 88
Patrick Rose 75
Gene Seaman 0
Todd Smith 0
Wayne Smith 0
Jim Solís 100
Burt Solomons 13
Mark Strama 100
David Swinford 0
Robert Talton 0
Vicki Truitt 0
Michael Villarreal 100
George West 0
Martha Wong 13
Beverly Woolley 0

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