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John Katko's Ratings and Endorsements

Office:

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.

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2017-2018
71%
2015-2016
50%
2019-2020
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2017-2018
91%
2015-2016
89%
2017-2018
100%
2015-2016
67%
2020
51%
2018
20%
2017
38%
2015-2016
38%
2015-2016
30%
2015
33%
2016
16%
2020
16%
2020
0%
2017
0%
2017
100%
2015-2016
100%
2015-2016
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2018
100%
2015
41%
2019-2020
41%
2019-2020
53%
2017-2018
53%
2017-2018
50%
2015-2016
50%
2015-2016
86%
2019-2020
86%
2019-2020
67%
2019-2020
67%
2019-2020
64%
2019
67%
2019
67%
2017-2018
67%
2017-2018
65%
2017-2018
65%
2017-2018
74%
2015-2016
74%
2015-2016
68%
2015-2016
68%
2015-2016
59%
2015
59%
2015
93%
2015-2016
100%
2017-2018
57%
2015-2016
100%
2015-2016
71%
2019-2020
88%
2017-2018
80%
2015-2016
100%
2019-2020
100%
2017-2018
100%
2017-2018
100%
2015-2016
100%
2015-2016
100%
2015-2016
0%
2017-2018
0%
2017-2018
11%
2016
11%
2016
5%
2019
40%
2017-2018
40%
2017-2018
10%
2017
10%
2017
20%
2015-2016
20%
2015-2016
17%
2017-2018
63%
2015-2016
0%
2017-2018
0%
2017-2018
11%
2016
11%
2016
70%
2017-2018
71%
2015-2016
24%
2019
31%
2018
19%
2016
33%
2015-2016
33%
2015-2016
46%
2019-2020
29%
2017-2018
33%
2015-2016
55%
2017-2018
55%
2017-2018
51%
2015-2016
51%
2015-2016
55%
2015
95%
2015-2016
0%
2015-2016
64%
2019-2020
64%
2019-2020
67%
2019
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
70%
2017-2018
71%
2015-2016
0%
2017-2018
0%
2017-2018
11%
2016
11%
2016
100%
2017-2018
100%
2017-2018
100%
2015-2016
100%
2015-2016
80%
2017-2018
80%
2017-2018
67%
2015-2016
67%
2015-2016
100%
2015-2016
93%
2015-2016
100%
2015-2016
30%
2017-2018
30%
2017-2018
20%
2015-2016
20%
2015-2016
20%
2015
67%
2020
51%
2018
20%
2017
38%
2015-2016
38%
2015-2016
30%
2015
34%
2020
54%
2019-2020
31%
2019
48%
2019
43%
2018
27%
2018
34%
2017-2018
26%
2017
22%
2017
26%
2016
21%
2016
21%
2015-2016
64%
2019-2020
64%
2019-2020
67%
2019
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
78%
2017
100%
2016
73%
2015
46%
2019-2020
29%
2017-2018
33%
2015-2016
54%
2015-2016
37%
2019
53%
2018
66%
2016
59%
2015
58%
2015
32%
2020
34%
2019
41%
2019
33%
2018
34%
2018
38%
2017
33%
2017
30%
2016
35%
2016
25%
2015
25%
2015
28%
2021
20%
2021
11%
2021
33%
2019-2020
33%
2019-2020
20%
2019-2020
20%
2019-2020
20%
2019-2020
20%
2019-2020
10%
2019-2020
10%
2019-2020
19%
2015
19%
2015
50%
2019-2020
100%
2017-2018
91%
2015-2016
67%
2020
51%
2018
20%
2017
38%
2015-2016
38%
2015-2016
30%
2015
71%
2019-2020
0%
2018
29%
2015
100%
2015-2016
100%
2015-2016
0%
2017-2018
0%
2017-2018
11%
2016
11%
2016
78%
2017
100%
2016
73%
2015
36%
2020
36%
2020
30%
2018
30%
2018
33%
2017
33%
2017
36%
2016
36%
2016
27%
2015
27%
2015
73%
2019
73%
2019
81%
2017-2018
81%
2017-2018
73%
2015-2016
73%
2015-2016
67%
2015
67%
2015
61%
2019-2020
61%
2019-2020
27%
2018
27%
2018
27%
2017-2018
27%
2017-2018
31%
2017
31%
2017
14%
2016
14%
2016
14%
2015-2016
14%
2015-2016
9%
2015
9%
2015
9%
2015
9%
2015
36%
2013
36%
2013
100%
2017-2018
100%
2015-2016
100%
2015
73%
2019
73%
2019
81%
2017-2018
81%
2017-2018
73%
2015-2016
73%
2015-2016
67%
2015
67%
2015
61%
2017-2018
61%
2017-2018
80%
2015-2016
80%
2015-2016
30%
2017-2018
30%
2017-2018
62%
2020
54%
2019-2020
48%
2019
31%
2019
27%
2018
43%
2018
34%
2017-2018
22%
2017
26%
2017
26%
2016
21%
2016
21%
2015-2016
83%
2015-2016
100%
2015-2016
100%
2015-2016
40%
2017-2018
40%
2017-2018
10%
2017
10%
2017
20%
2015-2016
20%
2015-2016
71%
2017-2018
100%
2015-2016
100%
2015-2016
17%
2017-2018
63%
2015-2016