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Tom Garrett, Jr.'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.

100%
2017-2018
88%
2017-2018
0%
2017
10%
2017
10%
2017
100%
2017-2018
100%
2017-2018
75%
2017-2018
100%
2017-2018
100%
2017-2018
25%
2017-2018
100%
2017-2018
100%
2011-2012
100%
2017-2018
83%
2015
83%
2015
63%
2014-2015
63%
2014-2015
86%
2014
86%
2014
43%
2013
43%
2013
0%
2013
0%
2013
59%
2012
59%
2012
67%
2012
67%
2012
76%
2012
76%
2012
76%
2012
76%
2012
85%
2012
85%
2012
0%
2017-2018
0%
2017-2018
100%
2017-2018
100%
2017-2018
100%
2017-2018
100%
2017-2018
100%
2017-2018
89%
2017-2018
85%
2017-2018
80%
2018
97%
2018
99%
2017
99%
2017
83%
2017-2018
83%
2017-2018
83%
2017
83%
2017
60%
2017-2018
36%
2017-2018
36%
2017-2018
0%
2017-2018
0%
2017-2018
90%
2017-2018
90%
2017-2018
90%
2017-2018
18%
2018
14%
2017
14%
2017
89%
2017-2018
79%
2017-2018
79%
2017-2018
70%
2016
70%
2016
73%
2016
88%
2015
88%
2015
70%
2014
70%
2014
70%
2013
70%
2013
65%
2012
65%
2012
100%
2004-2014
100%
2004-2014
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