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Terri Sewell's Ratings and Endorsements

Office: U.S. House (AL) - District 7, Democratic

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2018
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2017-2018
8%
2015-2016
15%
2013-2014
6%
2011-2012
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2013-2014
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2013-2014
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2020
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2019-2020
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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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2015
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2020
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2017-2018
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2015-2016
40%
2013-2014
33%
2011-2012
69%
2020
74%
2018
100%
2017
100%
2017
67%
2015-2016
67%
2015-2016
56%
2015
63%
2014
63%
2013-2014
63%
2013-2014
67%
2013
57%
2011-2012
57%
2011-2012
67%
2012
0%
2018
37%
2017-2018
37%
2017-2018
50%
2015-2016
50%
2015-2016
22%
2013-2014
22%
2013-2014
33%
2011-2012
33%
2011-2012
100%
2019-2020
100%
2019-2020
100%
2020
100%
2020
100%
2017
100%
2017
67%
2015-2016
67%
2015-2016
56%
2015
63%
2014
63%
2013-2014
63%
2013-2014
67%
2013
57%
2011-2012
57%
2011-2012
46%
2015-2016
40%
2013-2014
71%
2011-2012
7%
2015-2016
16%
2011-2012
91%
2019-2020
20%
2017-2018
54%
2015-2016
52%
2015
100%
2013-2014
52%
2013-2014
33%
2013-2014
45%
2013-2014
0%
2013-2014
100%
2013-2014
50%
2013-2014
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2011
25%
2011-2012
42%
2012-2013
13%
2017-2018
44%
2015-2016
22%
2013-2014
0%
2013-2014
0%
2013-2014
0%
2013-2014
50%
2013-2014
66%
2011-2012
42%
2011
100%
2019-2020
50%
2011-2012
61%
2016
61%
2016
95%
2019
8%
2017
8%
2017
40%
2015-2016
40%
2015-2016
86%
2019-2020
79%
2017-2018
76%
2015-2016
90%
2015
72%
2013-2014
76%
2011-2012
60%
2011
93%
2019-2020
72%
2011
0%
2015
13%
2013
22%
2012
67%
2006-2012
67%
2006-2012
100%
2014
88%
2015-2016
88%
2015-2016
84%
2013-2014
84%
2013-2014
75%
2011-2012
75%
2011-2012
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2014
0%
2014
27%
2014
27%
2014
100%
2019
0%
2019
10%
2017-2018
10%
2017-2018
0%
2017-2018
11%
2015-2016
11%
2015-2016
13%
2015-2016
13%
2015-2016
20%
2015
16%
2015
20%
2014
16%
2014
17%
2014
17%
2014
7%
2011-2012
14%
2011-2012
14%
2011-2012
0%
2017-2018
8%
2015-2016
15%
2013-2014
6%
2011-2012
13%
2011-2012
15%
2011
8%
2018
8%
2016
8%
2014
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2013-2014
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2013-2014
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2013
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2013
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2012
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2012
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2011
15%
2011
18%
2013-2014
0%
2017-2018
11%
2015-2016
13%
2014
14%
2011-2012
5%
2011
39%
2013
39%
2013
39%
2013
39%
2013
37%
2012
37%
2012
32%
2012
32%
2012
33%
2011
33%
2011
36%
2011
36%
2011
64%
2011
64%
2011
28%
2011-2012
17%
2012
20%
2019
14%
2017-2018
14%
2017-2018
11%
2015-2016
11%
2015-2016
6%
2015
13%
2014
15%
2014
13%
2013-2014
13%
2013-2014
10%
2013
16%
2011-2012
16%
2011-2012
15%
2011
30%
2011
100%
2017
100%
2016
100%
2015
90%
2014
82%
2013
92%
2012
83%
2011
49%
2011-2012
28%
2011-2012
14%
2019
37%
2013-2014
38%
2011-2012
70%
2013-2014
67%
2011-2012
0%
2017-2018
15%
2015-2016
15%
2015-2016
55%
2018
94%
2019-2020
94%
2019-2020
0%
2019-2020
40%
2013-2014
71%
2011-2012
97%
2017-2018
97%
2017-2018
0%
2015
13%
2013
22%
2012
40%
2015-2016
40%
2015-2016
57%
2015
73%
2014
58%
2013
66%
2011-2012
66%
2011-2012
75%
2011
100%
2020
100%
2020
100%
2017
100%
2017
67%
2015-2016
67%
2015-2016
56%
2015
63%
2014
63%
2013-2014
63%
2013-2014
67%
2013
57%
2011-2012
57%
2011-2012
67%
2006-2012
67%
2006-2012
97%
2019
79%
2018
71%
2018
81%
2017-2018
80%
2017
91%
2017
78%
2016
82%
2016
77%
2015-2016
78%
2014
76%
2013-2014
79%
2013
75%
2013
80%
2012
80%
2012
80%
2011-2012
80%
2011
80%
2011
0%
2019
0%
2017-2018
10%
2017-2018
10%
2017-2018
11%
2015-2016
11%
2015-2016
13%
2015-2016
13%
2015-2016
20%
2015
16%
2015
17%
2014
16%
2014
17%
2014
20%
2014
14%
2011-2012
14%
2011-2012
7%
2011-2012
5%
2012
5%
2012
21%
2011
21%
2011
11%
2015-2016
13%
2014
14%
2011-2012
5%
2011
38%
2011
38%
2011
8%
2013-2014
13%
2011-2012
22%
2016
23%
2015
15%
2013
11%
2012
12%
2011
9%
2018
8%
2018
8%
2017
0%
2017
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2016
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2016
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9%
2015
15%
2013
15%
2013
14%
2011
85%
2017
91%
2012
62%
2011
62%
2011
89%
2019-2020
89%
2019-2020
67%
2019-2020
67%
2019-2020
79%
2019-2020
79%
2019-2020
89%
2015
87%
2015
67%
2013-2014
67%
2013-2014
86%
2013-2014
86%
2013-2014
63%
2013-2014
63%
2013-2014
86%
2013-2014
86%
2013-2014
100%
2019-2020
69%
2020
100%
2017
100%
2017
67%
2015-2016
67%
2015-2016
56%
2015
63%
2014
63%
2013-2014
63%
2013-2014
67%
2013
57%
2011-2012
57%
2011-2012
67%
2011-2012
67%
2011-2012
70%
2013-2014
67%
2011-2012
50%
2015-2016
67%
2006-2012
67%
2006-2012
100%
2018
41%
2013
41%
2013
62%
2012
62%
2012
64%
2011
64%
2011
33%
2011
33%
2011
48%
2012
48%
2012
67%
2015-2016
63%
2011-2012
63%
2011-2012
92%
2013-2014
92%
2013-2014
89%
2013
100%
2012
100%
2015-2016
100%
2015-2016
14%
2015-2016
37%
2018
22%
2016
23%
2015
15%
2013
11%
2012
12%
2011
8%
2019
8%
2018
9%
2018
9%
2016
6%
2016
0%
2015
9%
2015
12%
2014
2%
2014
60%
2017-2018
60%
2017-2018
100%
2017
100%
2016
100%
2015
90%
2014
82%
2013
92%
2012
83%
2011
10%
2018
10%
2018
6%
2017
6%
2017
4%
2016
4%
2016
10%
2015
10%
2015
10%
2014
10%
2014
0%
2019-2020
97%
2019
12%
2019
38%
2017-2018
38%
2017-2018
50%
2015-2016
50%
2015-2016
58%
2013-2014
58%
2013-2014
0%
2013-2014
100%
1990-2016
100%
1990-2014
17%
2017-2018
17%
2017-2018
10%
2015-2016
10%
2015-2016
10%
2015
10%
2014
10%
2013
17%
2012
33%
2011
7%
2010