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Special Interest Groups

Rating Group: Citizens for Responsible Government

1998 Positions on Conservative Issues

Issues: Abortion
State Office District Name Party Rating
CO U.S. House 5 Doug Lamborn Republican 92%
CO Commissioner 2 Steve Johnson 80%
Lauri Clapp 92%
Douglas Allen Dean 100%
Richard Decker 100%
John Evans 100%
Rob Fairbank 92%
Lynn Christian Hefley 92%
Mark Hillman 92%
Don Lee 92%
Ronny May 100%
Scott McKay 88%
Shawn Mitchell 91%
Marilyn Musgrave 92%
Joe Nunez 92%
David Owen 100%
Mark Paschall 92%
William Sinclair 100%
Joseph Stengel, Jr. 91%
Ronald Teck 92%
Valentin Vigil 0%
John Witwer 90%

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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