Rating Group: National Rifle Association Political Victory Fund

2010 Positions on Gun Rights

Issues: Guns
State Office Name Party Rating
CT U.S. Senate-Sr Richard Blumenthal D F
CT U.S. Senate-Jr Chris Murphy D F
CT U.S. House-1 John Larson D F
CT U.S. House-2 Joe Courtney D C+
CT U.S. House-3 Rosa DeLauro D F
CT U.S. House-4 Jim Himes D D-
CT Governor Dan Malloy D F
CT State House-3 Minnie Gonzalez D B
CT State House-8 Tim Ackert R A-
CT State House-10 Henry Genga D D-
CT State House-17 Tim LeGeyt R F
CT State House-18 Andy Fleischmann D F
CT State House-26 Peter Tercyak D F
CT State House-28 Russ Morin D C
CT State House-29 Tony Guerrera D B
CT State House-30 Joe Aresimowicz D A
CT State House-33 Joseph Serra D F
CT State House-37 Holly Cheeseman R A
CT State House-43 Diana Urban D F
CT State House-48 Linda Orange D A
CT State House-57 Christopher Davis R B+
CT State House-62 Bill Simanski R A-
CT State House-69 Art O'Neill R C
CT State House-71 Tony D'Amelio R A
CT State House-72 Larry Butler D C
CT State House-73 Jeffrey Berger D A-
CT State House-76 John Piscopo R B
CT State House-78 Whit Betts R B-
CT State House-80 Rob Sampson R A
CT State House-82 Buddy Altobello, Jr. D A
CT State House-83 Catherine Abercrombie D C
CT State House-85 Mary Mushinsky D F
CT State House-86 Vin Candelora R B
CT State House-92 Patricia Dillon D F
CT State House-93 Toni Walker D F
CT State House-95 Juan Candelaria D C
CT State House-104 Linda Gentile D B+
CT State House-110 Bob Godfrey D F
CT State House-111 John Frey R B
CT State House-114 Themis Klarides R C
CT State House-115 Stephen Dargan D C
CT State House-127 Jack Hennessy D D
CT State House-131 David Labriola R A
CT State House-132 Brenda Kupchick R D
CT State House-137 Chris Perone D F
CT State House-139 Kevin Ryan D A-
CT State House-147 William Tong D F
CT State House-149 Livvy Floren R F
CT State House-151 Fred Camillo, Jr. R F
CT State Senate-1 John Fonfara D F
CT State Senate-2 Douglas McCrory D F
CT State Senate-5 Beth Bye D C
CT State Senate-7 John Kissel R A
CT State Senate-8 Kevin Witkos R A
CT State Senate-9 Paul Doyle D A
CT State Senate-11 Martin Looney D F
CT State Senate-14 Gayle Slossberg D F
CT State Senate-15 Joan Hartley D B
CT State Senate-16 Joe Markley R A
CT State Senate-23 Edwin Gomes D F
CT State Senate-24 Michael McLachlan R B
CT State Senate-25 Bob Duff D F
CT State Senate-26 Toni Boucher R A-
CT State Senate-27 Carlo Leone D F
CT State Senate-30 Craig Miner R A
CT State Senate-34 Len Fasano R B
CT State Senate-35 Anthony Guglielmo R A
CT Attorney General George Jepsen Other F
CT Secretary of State Denise Merrill Other F
CT Justice of the Supreme Court Andrew McDonald F
CT Mayor-At-Large Toni Harp D F
CT Council Member-At-Large John Barry D B-
CT Councilor-At-Large Denise Hall R D
Richard Abbate A
Al Adinolfi A
Mike Alberts A
David Aldarondo A-
Bill Aman B
Robert Arute A
Andres Ayala, Jr. F
Penny Bacchiochi A
Terrance Backer A
Jason Bartlett D
David Bauer C
Elizabeth Boukus F
Dennis Brenner C
Ann Brickley A-
Joe Broder A
Katheryn Brown A
Larry Cafero, Jr. C
Sam Caligiuri A
Cindy Cartier A
Christopher Caruso F
Clark Chapin A
Don Clemons, Jr. F
Thomas Colapietro, Jr. F
Eric Coleman F
Matthew Corcoran A-
Christopher Coutu A
Richard Covello C-
Joe Crisco, Jr. F
Eileen Daily C
Lisa Davenport D
Paul Davis C
Martha Dean A
Dan Debicella C
Don DeFronzo F
Christopher Donovan F
Thomas Drew F
Lou Esposito C
Kim Fawcett C
Jill Fitzgerald A
Steve Fontana F
Gerald Fox III F
Mary Fritz C+
Thomas Gaffey F
John Geragosian F
Lile Gibbons F
Jan Giegler B
Marilyn Giuliano A
Ethan Goldman C
Robert Gonzalez D
Ted Graziani F
Leonard Greene, Sr. A-
James Griffin C-
Rusty Haigh A
Gail Hamm F
Chet Harris C-
Deborah Heinrich F
John Hetherington B
Ernest Hewett F
DebraLee Hovey B
Bryan Hurlburt C
Claire Janowski A
Karen Jarmoc C
Robert Jeniski B
Ed Jutila B
Rob Kane A
Thomas Kehoe C
Marie Lopez Kirkley-Bey F
Gerald Labriola, Jr. A
Kathy Lauretano A
Michael Lawlor F
Gary LeBeau F
Joan Lewis C
Andy Lockwood C-
Vin Marino B
Andrew Maynard A
Corky Mazurek A
David McCluskey F
John McKinney F
Linda McMahon A
Robert Megna F
Edward Meyer C
Steve Mikutel A
Lawrence Miller A
James Miron C+
Linda Monaco C
Edward Moukawsher A
Anthony Musto F
Sandy Nafis F
Vickie Orsini Nardello F
Ken Nelson, Jr. B
Frank Nicastro, Sr. C
Neil Nichols A-
Selim Noujaim A
Timothy O'Brien, Jr. F
James O'Rourke III F
Janet Peckinpaugh B-
Timothy Plungis B
Mary Porter D
Edith Prague F
Tom Reynolds A
Melissa Riley F
Elizabeth Ritter F
Earle Roberts, Jr. F
John Rodolico A
Kelvin Roldan F
Andrew Roraback C
Tamath Rossi C-
T.R. Rowe C-
Richard Roy F
Barbara Ruhe A
Jim Sargent F
Pam Sawyer A
Peggy Sayers A
Linda Schofield C
David Scribner A
Jonathan Searles B-
Brendan Sharkey F
Tony Siragusa B
Gregory Smith A
James Field Spallone F
Andrea Stillman F
Michael Struzik C
Sean Sullivan A
John Szewczyk A
Joseph Taborsak C
Kathleen Tallarita F
John Thompson F
Peter Villano F
Michael Vitali A
Jason Welch B
Pat Widlitz F
Donald Williams, Jr. F
Sean Williams A
Roberta Willis A
Elissa Wright F
Zeke Zalaski A
Michael Zelasky C
Henry Zembko C

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