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Pete Olson's Ratings and Endorsements

Vote Smart displays all known interest group ratings for each candidate and official, regardless of issue or bias.

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 issue 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.

With rare exceptions, Vote Smart displays interest group ratings as a 0-100 percentage. While many interest groups use percentages as ratings to begin with, please note that Vote Smart has translated some ratings to a percentage from a different rating system for consistency and ease in understanding. Please visit the group's website, email us at ratings@votesmart.org or call our Voter Information Hotline at 1-888-VOTESMART for more specific information.

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2017-2018
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2015-2016
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2013-2014
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2011-2012
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2009-2010
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2009
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2013-2014
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2019
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2017
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2016
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2015
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2014
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2013
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2012
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2011
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2010
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2009
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2017-2018
100%
2015-2016
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2015
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2014
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2013-2014
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2013
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2011-2012
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2011
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2009-2010
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2017-2018
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2015-2016
60%
2013-2014
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2011-2012
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2009-2010
50%
2014
94%
2011
66%
2009-2010
73%
2015-2016
21%
2020
18%
2018
17%
2017
24%
2015-2016
24%
2015-2016
20%
2015
11%
2014
11%
2013-2014
11%
2013-2014
15%
2013
42%
2011-2012
42%
2011-2012
22%
2012
0%
2009-2010
0%
2009-2010
0%
2018
0%
2015-2016
22%
2013-2014
22%
2013-2014
0%
2011-2012
50%
2009-2010
50%
2009-2010
29%
2019-2020
29%
2019-2020
0%
2009-2010
0%
2009-2010
13%
2020
18%
2018
17%
2017
24%
2015-2016
24%
2015-2016
20%
2015
11%
2014
11%
2013-2014
11%
2013-2014
15%
2013
42%
2011-2012
42%
2011-2012
77%
2013
77%
2013
0%
2013
87%
2013
87%
2013
86%
2013
86%
2013
14%
2013
14%
2013
12%
2013
12%
2013
88%
2013
88%
2013
9%
2012
0%
2012
7%
2012
8%
2012
86%
2012
86%
2012
91%
2012
91%
2012
91%
2012
91%
2012
92%
2012
92%
2012
0%
2011
100%
2011
100%
2011
10%
2011
10%
2011
86%
2011
86%
2011
14%
2011
14%
2011
16%
2011
16%
2011
75%
2011
75%
2011
90%
2011
90%
2011
0%
2010
6%
2010
96%
2010
96%
2010
85%
2010
85%
2010
88%
2010
88%
2010
94%
2010
94%
2010
0%
2010
3%
2010
93%
2009
93%
2009
94%
2009
94%
2009
96%
2009
96%
2009
0%
2009
0%
2009
0%
2009
75%
2009
75%
2009
6%
2009
50%
2017-2018
100%
2019-2020
100%
2019-2020
93%
2018
100%
2017-2018
100%
2017-2018
90%
2016
100%
2015-2016
100%
2015-2016
88%
2015
100%
2015
86%
2014
75%
2014
94%
2011-2012
94%
2011-2012
82%
2011-2012
82%
2011-2012
100%
2009-2010
100%
2009-2010
50%
2014
50%
2014
93%
2015-2016
100%
2013-2014
100%
2011-2012
100%
2017-2018
100%
2015-2016
100%
2011-2012
80%
2019-2020
100%
2017-2018
78%
2015-2016
76%
2015
67%
2013-2014
33%
2013-2014
72%
2013-2014
75%
2013-2014
100%
2013-2014
74%
2013-2014
100%
2013-2014
71%
2009-2010
80%
2009-2010
100%
2017-2018
93%
2009
100%
2009-2010
86%
2012-2013
0%
2009-2010
96%
2017-2018
93%
2015-2016
90%
2015
100%
2013-2014
100%
2012
100%
2011-2012
82%
2009-2010
100%
2019-2020
100%
2015-2016
100%
2015-2016
100%
2015-2016
100%
2013-2014
100%
2013-2014
100%
2013-2014
100%
2013-2014
100%
2013-2014
100%
2011-2012
100%
2011
100%
2009-2010
100%
2019-2020
0%
2010
0%
2010
100%
2011-2012
0%
2017-2018
0%
2017-2018
0%
2015-2016
0%
2015-2016
0%
2013-2014
0%
2013-2014
0%
2017-2018
0%
2017-2018
0%
2016
0%
2016
0%
2019
40%
2017-2018
40%
2017-2018
10%
2017
10%
2017
40%
2015-2016
40%
2015-2016
0%
2017-2018
0%
2015-2016
0%
2013-2014
0%
2017-2018
0%
2017-2018
0%
2016
0%
2016
100%
2006-2012
100%
2006-2012
59%
2014
0%
2017-2018
0%
2017-2018
0%
2015-2016
0%
2015-2016
0%
2014
30%
2013-2014
30%
2013-2014
0%
2011-2012
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2011-2012
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2009-2010
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2009-2010
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2014
50%
2014
100%
2017-2018
100%
2015-2016
100%
2013-2014
100%
2011-2012
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2009-2010
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2009
100%
2011-2012
100%
2011
100%
2009-2010
6%
2009
6%
2009
56%
2018
58%
2016
70%
2014
86%
2013-2014
86%
2013-2014
100%
2013
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2013
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2012
100%
2012
61%
2011
61%
2011
88%
2010
88%
2010
100%
2009
100%
2009
100%
2009-2010
80%
2017-2018
73%
2015-2016
79%
2014
72%
2011-2012
76%
2011
100%
2001-2010
100%
2001-2010
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2010
50%
2014
50%
2014
55%
2017-2018
55%
2017-2018
62%
2015-2016
62%
2015-2016
68%
2015
60%
2014
72%
2014
63%
2013-2014
63%
2013-2014
70%
2013
63%
2011-2012
63%
2011-2012
70%
2011
80%
2011
90%
2010
90%
2009-2010
90%
2009-2010
80%
2009-2010
80%
2009-2010
90%
2009-2010
90%
2009-2010
100%
2009
89%
2009
95%
2009
78
2013-2014
2%
2011-2012
77%
2011-2012
59
2009-2010
21%
2009-2010
0%
2009-2010
28%
2009
96%
2013-2014
100%
2011-2012
100%
2009-2010
0%
2013-2014
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2011-2012
0%
2009-2010
100%
2001-2010
100%
2001-2010
3%
2013
3%
2013
4%
2012
4%
2012
4%
2011
4%
2011
13%
2010
13%
2010
8%
2009
8%
2009
0%
2011
100%
2019-2020
100%
2019-2020
93%
2018
100%
2017-2018
100%
2017-2018
90%
2016
100%
2015-2016
100%
2015-2016
100%
2015
88%
2015
86%
2014
75%
2014
94%
2011-2012
94%
2011-2012
82%
2011-2012
82%
2011-2012
100%
2009-2010
100%
2009-2010
100%
2017-2018
100%
2015-2016
100%
2013-2014
100%
2011-2012
100%
2009-2010
100%
2009
50%
2014
50%
2014
51%
2014
51%
2014
2%
2019-2020
2%
2019-2020
2%
2015
1%
2015
2%
2013-2014
2%
2013-2014
2%
2013-2014
2%
2013-2014
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2011-2012
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2012
0%
2011
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2009-2010
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2017-2018
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2017-2018
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2016
0%
2016
0%
2017-2018
0%
2017-2018
0%
2015-2016
0%
2015-2016
0%
2013-2014
0%
2013-2014
18%
2009
18%
2009
100%
2017-2018
100%
2017-2018
94%
2015-2016
94%
2015-2016
73%
2015-2016
0%
2019-2020
93%
2015-2016
100%
2013-2014
100%
2011-2012
73%
2015-2016
0%
2017-2018
0%
2017-2018
7%
2015-2016
7%
2015-2016
0%
2013-2014
0%
2013-2014
0%
2011-2012
0%
2011-2012
6%
2009
6%
2009
0%
2015-2016
0%
2015-2016
0%
2015
0%
2014
0%
2013
0%
2011-2012
0%
2011-2012
3%
2011
0%
2009
21%
2020
18%
2018
17%
2017
24%
2015-2016
24%
2015-2016
20%
2015
11%
2014
11%
2013-2014
11%
2013-2014
15%
2013
42%
2011-2012
42%
2011-2012
100%
2006-2012
100%
2006-2012
94%
2009-2010
100%
2017-2018
100%
2017-2018
100%
2015-2016
100%
2013-2014
100%
2011-2012