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Oregon Special Interest Groups

Project Vote Smart reports on performance evaluations from all special interest groups (SIGs) who provide them, regardless of issue or bias. If you know of a group that provides ratings not included here, please contact us at ratings@votesmart.org.

Descriptions of organizations are derived from the mission statement or description produced by each organization. Project Vote Smart does not evaluate or edit these descriptions.

Abortion

Last Rating Last Endorsement SIG Name
2005 2018 NARAL Pro-Choice Oregon
2003 2018 Planned Parenthood Advocates of Oregon

Abortion and Reproductive

Last Rating Last Endorsement SIG Name
2003 2018 Planned Parenthood Advocates of Oregon

Agriculture and Food

Last Rating Last Endorsement SIG Name
N/A 2018 AG-PAC
2018 2018 Oregon Farm Bureau

Animals and Wildlife

Last Rating Last Endorsement SIG Name
2017 2016 Humane Oregon
2006 2012 Humane USA- Oregon
2011 2014 Oregon Humane Society

Civil Liberties and Civil Rights

Last Rating Last Endorsement SIG Name
2017 N/A American Civil Liberties Union of Oregon

Crime

Last Rating Last Endorsement SIG Name
N/A 2006 Crime Victims United
2010 N/A Oregon Anti-Crime Alliance

Education

Last Rating Last Endorsement SIG Name
2015 2018 Oregon Education Association
N/A 2012 Oregon School Employees Association

Employment and Affirmative Action

Last Rating Last Endorsement SIG Name
2013 N/A Racial Equity Report Working Group

Environment

Last Rating Last Endorsement SIG Name
1999 N/A 1000 Friends Action Fund
2017 2018 Oregon League of Conservation Voters (OLCV)
N/A 2012 Oregon Sierra Club

Government Budget and Spending

Last Rating Last Endorsement SIG Name
2003 N/A Taxpayer Association of Oregon

Guns

Last Rating Last Endorsement SIG Name
1999 N/A Ceasefire Oregon
2010 2012 National Rifle Association Political Victory Fund
2016 2016 Oregon Firearms Federation
2000 2010 Oregon Gun Owners
2002 N/A Oregon Gun Owners of America

Health and Health Care

Last Rating Last Endorsement SIG Name
N/A 2018 Oregon Nurses Association
2003 2018 Planned Parenthood Advocates of Oregon

Higher Education

Last Rating Last Endorsement SIG Name
2013 2018 American Federation of Teachers-Oregon

Immigration

Last Rating Last Endorsement SIG Name
2002 N/A Oregonians for Immigration Reform

K-12 Education

Last Rating Last Endorsement SIG Name
2013 2018 American Federation of Teachers-Oregon

Labor Unions

Last Rating Last Endorsement SIG Name
2013 2018 American Federation of Teachers-Oregon
2011 2018 Oregon AFL-CIO
2011 2018 Oregon AFSCME Council 75
N/A 2012 Oregon School Employees Association
2018 2018 SEIU Local 503, Oregon Public Employees Union

Marriage, Family, and Children

Last Rating Last Endorsement SIG Name
N/A 2018 The Mother PAC

Minors and Children

Last Rating Last Endorsement SIG Name
2016 2016 Oregon Stand for Children

Natural Resources and Energy

Last Rating Last Endorsement SIG Name
N/A 2018 AG-PAC

Religion

Last Rating Last Endorsement SIG Name
1999 N/A Oregon Christian Coalition

Senior Citizens

Last Rating Last Endorsement SIG Name
N/A 2012 Oregon State Council for Retired Citizens

Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity

Last Rating Last Endorsement SIG Name
1997 N/A Right to Pride

Taxes

Last Rating Last Endorsement SIG Name
2003 N/A Taxpayer Association of Oregon

Women

Last Rating Last Endorsement SIG Name
2003 N/A Dads Against Discrimination (Fathers Online)
N/A 2008 Oregon NOW Equality PAC
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