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Mac Thornberry's Ratings and Endorsements on Issue: Marriage, Family, and Children

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

0%
2007
94%
2009-2010
100%
2007-2008
100%
2005-2006
100%
2003
100%
2017-2018
0%
2002
100%
2017-2018
100%
2015-2016
100%
2013-2014
100%
2011-2012
100%
2009-2010
100%
2009
100%
2007-2008
93%
2005-2006
100%
2003-2004
100%
2003
95%
2001-2002
92%
1999-2000
100%
2011
100%
2009-2010
100%
2007-2008
100%
2004
100%
2003
100%
2002
100%
1999-2000
100%
1997-1998
89%
1997
100%
1995-1996
86%
2013-2014
86%
2013-2014
100%
2013
100%
2013
100%
2012
100%
2012
61%
2011
61%
2011
88%
2010
88%
2010
100%
2009
100%
2009
80%
2008
80%
2008
94%
2007
94%
2007
100%
2006
100%
2006
80%
2005
80%
2005
91%
2004
91%
2004
85%
2003
85%
2003
79%
2002
79%
2002
100%
2013-2014
100%
2013-2014
100%
2017
100%
2016
92%
2015
100%
2013-2014
100%
2013-2014
100%
2013
100%
2005
92%
2004
100%
2003
90%
2001-2002
90%
2001-2002
90%
2001
100%
2000
25%
2001-2002
14%
1999-2000
0%
2007
0%
2005-2006
0%
2003-2004
0%
2003
0%
2017
0%
2016
0%
2015
0%
2014
0%
2013
0%
2009
0%
2007
0%
2006
0%
2005
0%
2003-2004
0%
2003-2004
0%
2003
13%
2002
10%
2001
9%
2000
11%
1999
11%
1997-1998
11%
1997-1998
11%
1997
0%
1996
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