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Ben Chafin, Jr.'s Ratings and Endorsements

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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.

0%
2019
0%
2018-2019
0%
2018
34%
2016-2017
0%
2016
0%
2015
0%
2014-2015
0%
2014
94%
2020
100%
2020
78%
2018-2019
100%
2016-2017
93%
2014-2015
71%
2019
75%
2018
55%
2018
75%
2017
74%
2017
60%
2016
75%
2016
75%
2015
90%
2014
50%
2012-2017
100%
2004-2014
27%
2019
27%
2019
26%
2018
26%
2018
37%
2018
37%
2018
33%
2017
33%
2017
25%
2017
25%
2017
27%
2016
27%
2016
42%
2016
42%
2016
45%
2015
45%
2015
25%
2015
25%
2015
75%
2014
75%
2014
96%
2020
96%
2020
94%
2020
94%
2020
100%
2020
78%
2018-2019
78%
2018-2019
100%
2016-2017
100%
2016-2017
93%
2014-2015
93%
2014-2015
71%
2019
68%
2019
71%
2019
75%
2018
75%
2018
55%
2018
55%
2018
75%
2017
75%
2017
74%
2017
74%
2017
75%
2016
60%
2016
60%
2016
75%
2016
75%
2015
75%
2015
90%
2014
90%
2014
50%
2012-2017
50%
2012-2017
100%
2004-2014
100%
2004-2014
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