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Sheila Jackson Lee's Ratings and Endorsements

Office:

On The Ballot: Running, Democratic for U.S. House (TX) - District 18

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2017-2018
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2015-2016
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2013-2014
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2011-2012
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2009-2010
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2009
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2007-2008
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2005-2006
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2003-2004
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2003
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2001-2002
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1999-2000
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1997-1998
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1995-2003
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1995-1998
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1993-1996
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2019-2020
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2019-2020
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2019-2020
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2017-2018
58%
2015-2016
20%
2013-2014
20%
2011-2012
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2009-2010
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2001
50%
2014
17%
2011
33%
2009-2010
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2007-2008
58%
2005-2006
50%
2000
36%
1999
37%
1995-1996
89%
2020
91%
2018
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2017
100%
2017
85%
2015-2016
85%
2015-2016
78%
2015
89%
2014
89%
2013-2014
89%
2013-2014
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2013
85%
2011-2012
85%
2011-2012
61%
2007-2008
31%
2001-2002
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2001-2002
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2012
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2009-2010
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2009-2010
100
2007-2008
100
2007-2008
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2005-2006
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2005-2006
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2003-2004
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2003-2004
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2001-2002
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2001-2002
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1999-2000
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1999-2000
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1998
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1997
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1996
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1995
30%
2018
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2007
Fence Sitter
2002
Fence Sitter
2002
78%
2003
88%
2001-2002
67%
2005
100%
2003-2004
60%
2001-2002
59%
2019-2020
59%
2019-2020
74%
2017-2018
74%
2017-2018
75%
2015-2016
75%
2015-2016
44%
2013-2014
44%
2013-2014
67%
2011-2012
67%
2011-2012
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2009-2010
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2009-2010
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2007-2008
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2005-2006
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2005-2006
78%
2003
88%
2001-2002
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2001-2002
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2000
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2019-2020
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2019-2020
66
2007-2008
66
2007-2008
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2005-2006
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2005-2006
78%
2003
78%
2003
88%
2001-2002
88%
2001-2002
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2019
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2018
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2013
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2011-2012
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2011
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2009-2010
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2007-2008
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2005-2006
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2001-2002
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2001-2002
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2020
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2018
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2017
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2017
85%
2015-2016
85%
2015-2016
78%
2015
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2014
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2013-2014
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2013-2014
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2013
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2011-2012
85%
2011-2012
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2020
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2019
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2018
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2017
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2015-2016
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2015
58%
2013-2014
75%
2013
90%
2011-2012
75%
2011
87%
2009-2010
77%
2009
92%
2007-2008
83%
2007
70%
2005-2006
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2005
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2004
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2003
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2001-2002
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1999-2000
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1999
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1997
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1995-1996
75%
1995
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2006
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2013
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2013
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2013
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2013
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2013
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2021-2022
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2020
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2019-2020
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2018
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2017-2018
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2016
7%
2015-2016
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13%
2015
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2014
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2011-2012
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2009-2010
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2007-2008
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2015-2016
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2013-2014
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2011-2012
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2007-2008
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2005-2006
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2003-2004
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2007
50%
2021-2022
42%
2019-2020
83%
2019-2020
20%
2017-2018
37%
2015-2016
36%
2015
14%
2013-2014
17%
2013-2014
13%
2013-2014
94%
2013-2014
36%
2013-2014
25%
2013-2014
22%
2013-2014
37%
2009-2010
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2007-2008
60%
2005-2006
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2003-2004
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2001-2002
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2007
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2009
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2003
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2003
20%
2012-2013
12%
2017-2018
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2015-2016
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28%
2013-2014
33%
2012
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2011-2012
39%
2009-2010
20%
2007-2008
33%
2005-2006
18%
2003-2004
5%
2001-2002
21%
2019-2020
44%
2019-2020
0%
2017-2018
13%
2015-2016
14%
2015-2016
10%
2013-2014
14%
2013
8%
2011-2012
9%
2011
29%
2009-2010
67
2007-2008
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2005-2006
30%
2005
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2003-2004
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2003
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2001-2002
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2001
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1999-2000
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1997-1998
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1997
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1995-1996
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2005-2006
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2003-2004
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2019-2020
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2017-2018
20%
2015-2016
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2013-2014
50%
2013-2014
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2013-2014
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2013-2014
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2013-2014
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2011-2012
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2011
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2009-2010
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2007-2008
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2005-2006
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2003-2004
23%
2003
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2019-2020
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2010
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2010
62%
2017-2018
62%
2017-2018
62%
2015-2016
62%
2015-2016
80%
2013-2014
80%
2013-2014
71%
2005-2006
71%
2005-2006
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2003-2004
69%
2003-2004
67%
2003
67%
2003
82%
2001-2002
82%
2001-2002
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1999-2000
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1999-2000
37%
1997-1998
37%
1997-1998
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1997
27%
1997
69%
1995-1996
69%
1995-1996
45%
2003-2004
57%
2020
53%
2019
41%
2019
41%
2018
50%
2018
40%
2017
38%
2017
40%
2016
67%
2016
39%
2015
55%
2015
38%
2014
50%
2014
38%
2013
23%
2013
20%
2012
38%
2012
31%
2011
40%
2010
25%
2010
33%
2009
42%
2008
59%
2008
55%
2007
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2006
56%
2005
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2004
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2003
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2002
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2001
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2000
29%
1999
44%
1998
44%
1997
27%
1996
80%
2017-2018
80%
2017-2018
71%
2016
71%
2016
95%
2019
60%
2017-2018
60%
2017-2018
24%
2017
24%
2017
80%
2015-2016
80%
2015-2016
82%
2019-2020
88%
2017-2018
94%
2015-2016
100%
2015
77%
2013-2014
92%
2011-2012
100%
2011
86%
2009-2010
100%
2007-2008
100
2007
100%
2005-2006
95%
2003-2004
93%
2001-2002
100%
2001
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2000
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1999
88%
1997-1998
100%
1997
93%
1996
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1997-1998
93%
2017-2018
100%
2015-2016
66%
2013-2014
100%
2004
80%
2017-2018
80%
2017-2018
71%
2016
71%
2016
95%
2011
90
2008
100
2007
63%
2005
67%
2004
100%
2003
46%
2015
30%
2014
50%
2013
44%
2012
14%
2006-2012
14%
2006-2012
100%
2014
100%
2017-2018
100%
2017-2018
100%
2015-2016
100%
2015-2016
100%
2014
100%
2013-2014
100%
2013-2014
93%
2011-2012
93%
2011-2012
100%
2009-2010
100%
2009-2010
100%
2007-2008
100%
2007-2008
100%
2005-2006
100%
2005-2006
100%
2003-2004
100%
2003-2004
100%
2001-2002
100%
2001-2002
100%
2001
100%
1999-2000
100%
1999-2000
91%
1999
100%
1997-1998
100%
1997-1998
100%
2019-2020
100%
2019
97%
2017-2018
100%
2017
100%
2015-2016
100%
2015
100%
2013-2014
100%
2013
100%
2012
85%
2012
100%
2009-2010
96
2007-2008
93%
2007
100%
2006
100%
2005
100%
2003-2004
100%
2003
100%
2001-2002
94%
1999-2000
100%
1997-1998
100%
1995-1996