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Larry Bucshon's Ratings and Endorsements

Office: U.S. House (IN) - District 8, Republican

On The Ballot: Running, Republican for U.S. House (IN) - District 8

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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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2011-2012
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2011-2012
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2011-2012
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2011-2012
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2018
93%
2011
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2011-2012
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2011-2012
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2011
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2011-2012
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2015-2016
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2015-2016
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2013-2014
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2011-2012
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2011
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2015
0%
2013
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2012
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2006-2012
100%
2006-2012
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2014
16%
2015-2016
16%
2015-2016
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2014
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2013-2014
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2013-2014
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2011-2012
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2011-2012
50%
2014
50%
2014
41%
2014
41%
2014
11%
2019
78%
2017
72%
2016
79%
2016
71%
2015
82%
2014
72%
2014
84%
2013
85%
2013
86%
2012
88%
2012
84%
2011
84%
2011
83%
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96%
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2017-2018
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2017-2018
85%
2017-2018
83%
2015-2016
83%
2015-2016
85%
2015-2016
85%
2015-2016
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2015
82%
2015
83%
2014
77%
2014
67%
2014
80%
2014
86%
2011-2012
86%
2011-2012
93%
2011-2012
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2011-2012
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2015-2016
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2011-2012
96%
2011-2012
96%
2011
46%
2018
47%
2016
58%
2014
57%
2013-2014
57%
2013-2014
33%
2013
33%
2013
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2012
100%
2012
53%
2011
53%
2011
91%
2013-2014
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2017-2018
56%
2015-2016
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2014
64%
2011-2012
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2011
85%
2013
85%
2013
85%
2013
85%
2013
85%
2012
85%
2012
81%
2012
81%
2012
86%
2011
86%
2011
81%
2011
81%
2011
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2011
72%
2011-2012
72%
2012
56%
2019
50%
2017-2018
50%
2017-2018
52%
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52%
2015-2016
55%
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65%
2014
67%
2014
58%
2013-2014
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2011-2012
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75%
2011
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2016
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2012
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2011
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2011-2012
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2011-2012
58%
2019
93%
2013-2014
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2011-2012
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2013-2014
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2011-2012
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2017-2018
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2017-2018
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2015-2016
81%
2015-2016
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2012
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2011-2012
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2015-2016
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2011-2012
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2011-2012
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2006-2012
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2006-2012
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86%
2011-2012
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2008-2011
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2008-2011
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2019
96%
2017-2018
96%
2017-2018
85%
2017-2018
85%
2017-2018
83%
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2015-2016
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2015-2016
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2015-2016
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77%
2015
77%
2014
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2014
83%
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2014
93%
2011-2012
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2011-2012
86%
2011-2012
86%
2011-2012
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2012
40%
2012
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2011
72%
2011
53%
2017-2018
56%
2015-2016
58%
2014
64%
2011-2012
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2011
77%
2011
77%
2011
87%
2013-2014
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2011-2012
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2015
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2012
74%
2011
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2013
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2017
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2012
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2011
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2011
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2019-2020
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2019-2020
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2013-2014
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2013-2014
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2013-2014
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2013-2014
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2013-2014
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2015-2016
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2015
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2013-2014
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2013-2014
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2013
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2011-2012
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2011-2012
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2011-2012
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2011-2012
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2011-2012
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2011
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2013-2014
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2011-2012
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2013-2014
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2013-2014
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2013
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2012
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2016
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2013
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2012
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2011
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2017
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2017
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2016
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55%
2015
62%
2014
62%
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2015-2016
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2015-2016
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2015
32%
2015
37%
2013-2014
37%
2013-2014
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2013-2014
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1990-2016
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1990-2014
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2015-2016
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2015-2016
80%
2015
80%
2014
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2013
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2012
83%
2012
75%
2011
93%
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