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Lindsey Graham's Ratings and Endorsements on Issue: Environment

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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%
2013-2014
100%
2007-2008
85%
2005-2006
91%
2003-2004
0%
2003-2004
0%
2003
0%
1999-2000
100
2007
0%
2005
0%
2003-2004
0%
2001-2002
17%
2017-2018
17%
2017-2018
24
2007-2008
24
2007-2008
14
2007
14
2007
29
2006
29
2006
20
2005
20
2005
22%
2015-2016
22%
2015-2016
33%
2015
0%
2014
28%
2013
0%
2011-2012
0%
2011-2012
27%
2011
0%
2009
10%
2008
100%
2020
100%
2020
0%
2017
40%
2015-2016
40%
2015-2016
40%
2015
33%
2014
33%
2013-2014
33%
2013-2014
33%
2013
39%
2011-2012
39%
2011-2012
100%
2006-2012
100%
2006-2012
44%
2021
13%
2020
15%
2020
22%
2019-2020
13%
2019
29%
2019
12%
2018
7%
2018
6%
2017-2018
5%
2017
12%
2017
13%
2016
29%
2016
19%
2015-2016
10%
2015
11%
2014
22%
2013-2014
12%
2013
31%
2013
11%
2012
21%
2012
16%
2011-2012
9%
2011
10%
2011
10%
2010
0%
2010
6%
2009-2010
9%
2009
8%
2007-2008
7%
2007
29%
2006
20%
2005
8%
2003-2004
5%
2003
18%
2001-2002
7%
1999-2000
6%
1999
7%
1998
6%
1997
4%
1995-1996
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