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Special Interest Groups

Rating Group: NARAL/Arizona Right to Choose

1997 Positions on Reproductive Rights

Issues: Abortion
State Office District Name Party Rating
AZ State House 3 Sally Ann Gonzales Democratic 100%
AZ State House 27 Rebecca Rios Democratic 100%
AZ State Senate 14 Gail Griffin Republican 100%
Linda Aguirre 0%
Donald Aldridge 0%
Carolyn Allen 100%
Mark Anderson 0%
David Armstead 100%
Debra Brimhall 0%
Robert Burns 0%
Carmine Cardamone 100%
James Carruthers 50%
Ken Cheuvront 100%
Harry Clark 0%
Dean Cooley 0%
Lori Daniels 100%
David Eberhart 100%
Brian Fagin 100%
Franklin Flake 0%
Kathi Foster 0%
Michael Gardner 0%
Susan Gerard 100%
Lowell Gleason 50%
Linda Gray 0%
Jeff Groscost 0%
Art Hamilton 0%
Benjamin Hanley 100%
Joe Hart 0%
Winifred Hershberger 100%
Tom Horne 100%
Herschella Horton 100%
Jack Jackson, Sr. 100%
Marilyn Jarrett 0%
Karen Johnson 0%
Laura Knaperek 0%
Richard Kyle 100%
Barbara Leff 100%
John Loredo 0%
Sue Lynch 100%
Wesley Marsh 0%
W. A. McGibbon 100%
Jean McGrath 0%
Robert McLendon 100%
Paul Newman 100%
Andy Nichols 100%
Debora Norris 100%
Jerry Overton 50%
Marion Pickens 100%
Lou-Ann Preble 0%
Elise Salinger 100%
Dan Schottel 0%
Robin Shaw 100%
Tom Smith 0%
Ramon Valadez 50%
John Verkamp 100%
Roberta Voss 100%
Christine Weason 100%
Jim Weiers 0%
Barry Wong 50%

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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