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John Katko's Ratings and Endorsements

Office: U.S. House (NY) - District 24, Republican

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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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2015-2016
89%
2017-2018
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2017
38%
2015-2016
38%
2015-2016
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2015
33%
2016
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2015
93%
2015-2016
57%
2015-2016
33%
2018
100%
2015-2016
10%
2017
10%
2017
20%
2015-2016
20%
2015-2016
64%
2019
67%
2017-2018
67%
2017-2018
65%
2017-2018
65%
2017-2018
68%
2015-2016
68%
2015-2016
74%
2015-2016
74%
2015-2016
59%
2015
59%
2015
71%
2015-2016
31%
2018
19%
2016
33%
2015-2016
33%
2015-2016
29%
2017-2018
33%
2015-2016
48%
2019
70%
2017-2018
70%
2017-2018
70%
2017-2018
70%
2017-2018
55%
2017-2018
55%
2017-2018
51%
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51%
2015-2016
55%
2015
95%
2015-2016
0%
2015
100%
2015
100%
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100%
2015
80%
2017-2018
80%
2017-2018
67%
2015-2016
67%
2015-2016
67%
2019
65%
2017-2018
65%
2017-2018
67%
2017-2018
67%
2017-2018
74%
2015-2016
74%
2015-2016
68%
2015-2016
68%
2015-2016
59%
2015
59%
2015
29%
2017-2018
33%
2015-2016
54%
2015-2016
58%
2015
33%
2018
38%
2017
33%
2017
30%
2016
35%
2016
25%
2015
25%
2015
5%
2017
36%
2019-2020
36%
2019-2020
21%
2019-2020
21%
2019-2020
9%
2019-2020
9%
2019-2020
19%
2015
19%
2015
100%
2015-2016
100%
2015-2016
0%
2017-2018
0%
2017-2018
88%
2018
78%
2017
100%
2016
73%
2015
33%
2017
33%
2017
36%
2016
36%
2016
27%
2015
27%
2015
75%
2017
75%
2017
73%
2015-2016
73%
2015-2016
67%
2015
67%
2015
36%
2019
36%
2019
27%
2017-2018
27%
2017-2018
14%
2015-2016
14%
2015-2016
9%
2015
9%
2015
36%
2013
36%
2013
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1989-2019
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1989-2019
27%
1989-2018
27%
1989-2018
31%
1989-2017
31%
1989-2017
14%
1989-2016
14%
1989-2016
9%
1989-2015
9%
1989-2015
100%
2017-2018
71%
2017-2018
71%
2015-2016
33%
2015-2016
33%
2015-2016
100%
2018
100%
2018
67%
2017
67%
2017
67%
2015
67%
2015
67%
2017
42%
2016
67%
2015
100%
2016
25%
2015
100%
2015-2016
100%
2015-2016
70%
2017-2018
71%
2015-2016
71%
2015-2016
47%
2019
29%
2017-2018
29%
2017-2018
33%
2015-2016
33%
2015-2016
13%
2019
48%
2019
13%
2019
70%
2017-2018
70%
2017-2018
70%
2017-2018
70%
2017-2018
51%
2015-2016
51%
2015-2016
51%
2015-2016
51%
2015-2016
55%
2015
55%
2015
18%
2019-2020
18%
2019-2020
21%
2019-2020
21%
2019-2020
21%
2019-2020
21%
2019-2020
36%
2019-2020
36%
2019-2020
9%
2019-2020
9%
2019-2020
18%
2019-2020
18%
2019-2020
9%
2019-2020
9%
2019-2020
19%
2015
19%
2015
19%
2015
19%
2015
33%
2017
33%
2017
36%
2016
36%
2016
27%
2015
27%
2015
54%
2015-2016
58%
2015
34%
2018
38%
2017
33%
2017
30%
2016
35%
2016
25%
2015
25%
2015
100%
2015-2016
100%
2015-2016
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2015-2016
100%
2015-2016
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2015-2016
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2017
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100%
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