Rating Group: Kentucky AFL-CIO

1996 Positions

Issues: Labor Unions
State Office Name Party Rating
Royce Adams 95%
Willard Allen 24%
Adrian King Arnold 58%
John Arnold, Jr. 94%
Benny Ray Bailey, Sr. 98%
Joseph Ballard 55%
Joseph Howard Barrows 94%
Sheldon Baugh 24%
Walter Blevins, Jr. 100%
Charles Borders 67%
David Boswell, Sr. 100%
James Edward Bruce 77%
Denver Butler 97%
Dwight Butler 49%
James Callahan 94%
Lindy Casebier 91%
Stanton Cave 33%
Larry Clark 100%
Jack Coleman, Jr. 49%
Hubert Collins 94%
Barbara White Colter 42%
Brian Crall 27%
Jesse Crenshaw 97%
Bob Damron 55%
KY Metro Councilmember-19 Julie Denton 38%
Bob DeWeese 48%
Danny Ford 46%
Charles Geveden 83%
Gippy Graham 52%
J.R. Gray 97%
E. Porter Hatcher, Jr. 97%
Bob Heleringer 60%
Paul Herron, Jr. 78%
Eleanor Jordan 100%
David Karem 100%
Dan Kelly 39%
Thomas Kerr 63%
Jimmie Lee 66%
Bob Leeper 100%
Gross Clay Lindsay 54%
David Marshall Long 39%
Paul Henry Marcotte 39%
Harry Moberly, Jr. 58%
Virgil Moore 74%
Lonnie Napier 66%
Fred Nesler 100%
Stephen Nunn 45%
Joey Pendleton 100%
Frank Rasche 55%
Jon David Reinhardt 72%
Tom Riner 97%
Richard Roeding 22%
Richard Sanders, Jr. 42%
Larry Saunders 100%
Ernesto Scorsone 97%
William Scott 48%
Tim Shaughnessy 98%
Charles Siler 64%
John Stacy 91%
Katie Stine 36%
Gregory Stumbo 100%
Roger Thomas 73%
Elizabeth Tori, Sr. 41%
Mark Treesh 42%
Charles Walton 33%
David Williams 16%
Pete Worthington 35%
KY State House-99 Rocky Adkins D 100%
KY State House-30 Thomas Burch D 97%
KY State Senate-37 Perry Clark D 97%
KY State House-12 Jim Gooch, Jr. D 81%
KY State House-40 Dennis Horlander D 91%
KY State House-44 Joni Jenkins D 100%
KY State House-34 Mary Marzian D 97%
KY State Senate-33 Gerald Neal D 100%
KY State House-76 Ruth Palumbo D 77%
KY State House-20 Jody Richards D 76%
KY State House-31 Steven Riggs D 97%
KY State House-65 Arnold Simpson D 97%
KY State House-35 Jim Wayne D 100%
KY State Senate-22 Tom Buford R 92%
KY State Senate-26 Ernie Harris, Jr. R 30%
KY State Senate-21 Albert Robinson R 34%
KY State Senate-38 Dan Seum R 100%

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