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Kurt Schrader's Ratings and Endorsements

Office:

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
7%
2015-2016
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2013-2014
11%
2011-2012
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2009-2010
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2009
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2019-2020
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2017-2018
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2015-2016
40%
2013-2014
33%
2011-2012
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2009-2010
75%
2014
52%
2011
16%
2009-2010
64%
2015-2016
63%
2020
68%
2018
50%
2017
53%
2015-2016
53%
2015-2016
50%
2015
61%
2014
61%
2013-2014
61%
2013-2014
77%
2013
71%
2011-2012
71%
2011-2012
56%
2012
88%
2009-2010
88%
2009-2010
64%
2005
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2003
28%
2020
28%
2020
15%
2017
15%
2017
75%
2015-2016
75%
2015-2016
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2014
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2014
70%
2013-2014
70%
2013-2014
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2012
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2012
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2011
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2011
10%
2018
24%
2019-2020
24%
2019-2020
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2017-2018
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2017-2018
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2015-2016
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2015-2016
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2013-2014
22%
2013-2014
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2011-2012
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2011-2012
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2009-2010
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2009-2010
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2019-2020
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2019-2020
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2009-2010
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2009-2010
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2020
68%
2018
50%
2017
53%
2015-2016
53%
2015-2016
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2015
61%
2014
61%
2013-2014
61%
2013-2014
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2013
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2011-2012
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2011-2012
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2013
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2013
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2013
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2013
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2013
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2013
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2013
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2013
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2013
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2013
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2012
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2012
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2012
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2012
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2012
63%
2012
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2012
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2012
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2012
60%
2012
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2012
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2012
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2012
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2012
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2012
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2012
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2011
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2011
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2011
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2011
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2011
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2011
67%
2011
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2011
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2011
32%
2011
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2011
40%
2011
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2011
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2011
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2011
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2011
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2010
60%
2010
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2010
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2010
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2010
24%
2010
40%
2010
40%
2010
43%
2010
43%
2010
57%
2010
57%
2010
47%
2010
47%
2010
73%
2010
73%
2010
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2009
70%
2009
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2009
33%
2009
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2009
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2009
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2009
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2009
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2009
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2009
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2009
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2009
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2009
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2009
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2017-2018
18%
2019-2020
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2019-2020
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2019
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2019
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2017-2018
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2017-2018
15%
2017-2018
15%
2017-2018
15%
2015-2016
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2015-2016
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2015-2016
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2015-2016
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2015
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2015
9%
2014
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2014
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2014
10%
2014
14%
2011-2012
14%
2011-2012
6%
2011-2012
5%
2009-2010
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2014
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2014
66%
2015-2016
100%
2013-2014
71%
2011-2012
33%
2017-2018
14%
2015-2016
24%
2011-2012
20%
2009-2010
5%
2009
0%
2009-2010
53%
2012-2013
100%
2009-2010
30%
2017-2018
51%
2015-2016
55%
2015
56%
2013-2014
43%
2012
52%
2011-2012
39%
2009-2010
62%
2019-2020
63%
2017-2018
36%
2015-2016
50%
2013-2014
100%
2013-2014
53%
2013-2014
100%
2013-2014
100%
2013-2014
66%
2011-2012
42%
2011
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2009-2010
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2019-2020
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2010
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2011-2012
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2017-2018
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2017-2018
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2015-2016
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2015-2016
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2013-2014
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2013-2014
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2017-2018
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2017-2018
61%
2016
61%
2016
94%
2019
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2017-2018
40%
2017-2018
10%
2017
10%
2017
40%
2015-2016
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2015-2016
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2019-2020
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2017-2018
94%
2015-2016
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2015
72%
2013-2014
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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
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2017-2018
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2017-2018
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2016
67%
2011
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2006-2012
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2017-2018
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2015-2016
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2013-2014
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2013-2014
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2011-2012
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2011-2012
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2009-2010
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2009-2010
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2013
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2013
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2009
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2009
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2014
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2014
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2013
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2013
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2017-2018
7%
2015-2016
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2013-2014
11%
2011-2012
16%
2009-2010
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2009
10%
2011-2012
11%
2011
9%
2009-2010
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2019
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2018
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2016
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2013-2014
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2013-2014
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2009
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2009
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2009-2010
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2017-2018
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2015-2016
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2011-2012
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2017-2018
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2017-2018
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2015-2016
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2015-2016
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2014
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2013-2014
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2013-2014
30%
2013
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2011-2012
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2011-2012
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2011
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2011
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2010
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2009-2010
22%
2009-2010
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2009-2010
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2009-2010
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2009-2010
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2009-2010
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2009
10%
2009
10%
2009
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2013-2014
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2011-2012
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2011-2012
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2009-2010
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2009-2010
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2009-2010
60%
2009
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2013-2014
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2011-2012
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2009-2010
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2013-2014
83%
2011-2012
83%
2009-2010
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2001-2010
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2001-2010
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2013
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2012
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2012
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2011
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2011
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2010
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2010
54%
2009
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2009
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2011
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2019-2020
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2019-2020
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2019
18%
2019
15%
2017-2018
15%
2017-2018
12%
2017-2018
12%
2017-2018
15%
2015-2016
15%
2015-2016
13%
2015-2016
13%
2015-2016
14%
2015
29%
2015
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2014
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2014
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2014
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2014
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2011-2012
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2011-2012
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2011-2012
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2009-2010
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2017-2018
7%
2015-2016
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2013-2014
11%
2011-2012
16%
2009-2010
9%
2009
67%
2011
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2014
0%
2014
56%
2014
56%
2014
93%
2021
83%
2021
85%
2021
83%
2019-2020
83%
2019-2020
92%
2019-2020
92%
2019-2020
60%
2019-2020
60%
2019-2020
58%
2019-2020
58%
2019-2020
80%
2015
79%
2015
61%
2013-2014
61%
2013-2014
68%
2013-2014
68%
2013-2014
79%
2013-2014
79%
2013-2014
81%
2013-2014
81%
2013-2014
90%
2011-2012
94%
2014
100%
2012
25%
2011
20%
2009-2010
20%
2009-2010
60%
2017-2018
60%
2017-2018
61%
2016
61%
2016
25%
2017-2018
25%
2017-2018
25%
2015-2016
25%
2015-2016
33%
2013-2014
33%
2013-2014
94%
2009
94%
2009
33%
2017-2018
33%
2017-2018
27%
2015-2016
27%
2015-2016
64%
2015-2016
75%
2019-2020
69%
1999
66%
2015-2016
100%
2013-2014
71%
2011-2012
64%
2015-2016