Oregon Special Interest Groups

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State
Issue
 

Abortion

Last Rating Last Endorsement SIG Name
2005 2016 NARAL Pro-Choice Oregon
2003 2016 Planned Parenthood Advocates of Oregon
 

Abortion and Reproductive

Last Rating Last Endorsement SIG Name
2003 2016 Planned Parenthood Advocates of Oregon
 

Agriculture and Food

Last Rating Last Endorsement SIG Name
N/A 2016 AG-PAC
2016 2016 Oregon Farm Bureau
 

Animals and Wildlife

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

Civil Liberties and Civil Rights

Last Rating Last Endorsement SIG Name
2015 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 2016 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
2016 2016 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 2016 Oregon Nurses Association
2003 2016 Planned Parenthood Advocates of Oregon
 

Higher Education

Last Rating Last Endorsement SIG Name
2013 2016 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 2016 American Federation of Teachers-Oregon
 

Labor Unions

Last Rating Last Endorsement SIG Name
2013 2016 American Federation of Teachers-Oregon
2011 2016 Oregon AFL-CIO
2011 2016 Oregon AFSCME Council 75
N/A 2012 Oregon School Employees Association
2016 2016 SEIU Local 503, Oregon Public Employees Union
 

Marriage, Family, and Children

Last Rating Last Endorsement SIG Name
N/A 2016 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 2016 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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