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Mac Thornberry's Ratings and Endorsements on Issue: Business and Consumers

Office: U.S. House (TX) - District 13, Republican

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%
2015-2016
100%
2013-2014
100%
2011-2012
100%
2007-2008
91%
2005-2006
100%
2003-2004
100%
2015-2016
100%
2011-2012
100%
2007-2008
90%
2003-2004
100%
2003
100%
2001-2002
93%
2000
83%
1999
91%
1998
100%
1997
93%
1995-1996
92%
1995
79%
2015-2016
79%
2015
72%
2013-2014
35%
2013-2014
75%
2013-2014
86%
2013-2014
77%
2013-2014
100%
2013-2014
100%
2013-2014
37%
2009-2010
50%
2007-2008
70%
2005-2006
83%
2003-2004
100%
2001-2002
100%
2017-2018
75%
2007
75%
2007
100%
2011
0%
2006
0%
2006
94%
2009
100%
2009-2010
97%
2003
97%
2003
86%
2012-2013
100%
2015-2016
100%
2015
92%
2013-2014
97%
2012
96%
2011-2012
78%
2009-2010
90%
2007-2008
100%
2005-2006
95%
2003-2004
100%
2001-2002
100%
2015-2016
100%
2015-2016
64%
1999-2006
40%
1999-2004
90%
2005-2006
100%
2003-2004
100%
2017-2018
100%
2015-2016
100%
2013-2014
94%
2013-2014
100%
2013-2014
100%
2013-2014
100%
2013-2014
100%
2011-2012
100%
2011
100%
2009-2010
80%
2007-2008
75%
2005-2006
100%
2003-2004
100%
2003
66%
2011
56%
2007-2008
76%
2005-2006
82%
2003-2004
0%
2010
0%
2010
0%
2003-2004
0%
2003-2004
0%
2003
0%
2003
5%
2001-2002
5%
2001-2002
13%
1999-2000
13%
1999-2000
11%
1997-1998
11%
1997-1998
18%
1997
18%
1997
7%
1995-1996
7%
1995-1996
17%
2003-2004
92%
2018
93%
2017
91%
2017
100%
2016
91%
2016
100%
2015
91%
2015
90%
2014
93%
2014
90%
2013
77%
2013
92%
2012
91%
2012
100%
2011
88%
2010
90%
2010
73%
2009
89%
2008
92%
2008
85%
2007
100%
2006
85%
2005
100%
2004
97%
2003
95%
2002
100%
2001
76%
2000
76%
1999
89%
1998
100%
1997
94%
1996
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