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Saxby Chambliss' Ratings and Endorsements

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%
2009-2010
100%
2009
100%
2007-2008
100%
2005-2006
100%
2003-2004
100%
2003
97%
2001-2002
92%
1999-2000
0%
2013
0%
2012
0%
2011
0%
2010
5%
2009
0%
2008
0%
2007
0%
2006
0%
2005
0%
2004
0%
2003
0%
2001
0%
2000
0%
1999
0%
1997
0%
1996
100%
2013-2014
100%
2013
100%
2011-2012
100%
2011
100%
2009-2010
100%
2007-2008
100%
2005-2006
100%
2003-2004
100%
2001-2002
100%
1999-2000
100%
1999
100%
1997-1998
100%
1997
100%
1996
50%
2011-2012
100%
2009-2010
100%
2001
80%
2011
50%
2009-2010
82%
2007-2008
94%
2005-2006
100%
2000
91%
1999
100%
1995-1996
100%
2007
33%
2013-2014
33%
2013-2014
33%
2013
11%
2011-2012
11%
2011-2012
0%
2007-2008
100%
2001-2002
100%
2001-2002
0%
2009-2010
0%
2009-2010
66
2007-2008
66
2007-2008
33%
2005-2006
33%
2005-2006
38%
2003-2004
38%
2003-2004
30%
2001-2002
30%
2001-2002
60%
1999-2000
60%
1999-2000
56%
1998
86%
1997
53%
1996
30%
1995
Fence Sitter
2002
Fence Sitter
2002
0%
2005
0%
2003-2004
0%
2001-2002
0%
2001-2002
17%
2000
0%
2003
0%
2003
0%
2001-2002
0%
2001-2002
0%
2001-2002
33%
2013-2014
33%
2013-2014
33%
2013
11%
2011-2012
11%
2011-2012
35%
2013
35%
2013
27%
2013
27%
2013
32%
2013
32%
2013
62%
2013
62%
2013
67%
2013
67%
2013
32%
2013
32%
2013
68%
2013
68%
2013
86%
2012
86%
2012
19%
2012
19%
2012
80%
2012
80%
2012
4%
2012
16%
2012
16%
2012
77%
2012
77%
2012
95%
2012
95%
2012
15%
2012
15%
2012
71%
2011
71%
2011
20%
2011
20%
2011
79%
2011
79%
2011
80%
2011
80%
2011
21%
2011
21%
2011
77%
2011
77%
2011
23%
2011
23%
2011
26%
2011
26%
2011
0%
2010
90%
2010
90%
2010
72%
2010
72%
2010
79%
2010
79%
2010
87%
2010
87%
2010
10%
2010
10%
2010
0%
2010
0%
2010
84%
2009
84%
2009
13%
2009
13%
2009
14%
2009
14%
2009
80%
2009
80%
2009
16%
2009
16%
2009
86%
2009
86%
2009
16%
2009
16%
2009
85%
2009
85%
2009
0%
2008
79%
2008
79%
2008
79%
2008
79%
2008
16%
2008
16%
2008
19%
2008
19%
2008
79%
2008
79%
2008
83.7%
2008
83.7%
2008
16%
2008
16%
2008
16.5%
2007
16.5%
2007
85%
2007
85%
2007
87%
2007
87%
2007
73%
2007
73%
2007
9%
2007
14%
2007
14%
2007
83.5%
2007
83.5%
2007
21%
2007
21%
2007
88.2%
2006
88.2%
2006
16%
2006
16%
2006
82%
2006
82%
2006
82%
2006
82%
2006
0%
2006
8%
2006
11.8%
2006
11.8%
2006
89%
2006
89%
2006
84%
2005
84%
2005
0%
2005
77%
2005
77%
2005
74%
2005
74%
2005
87%
2005
87%
2005
0%
2005
13%
2005
13%
2005
15%
2005
15%
2005
67%
2004
67%
2004
84%
2004
84%
2004
10%
2004
10%
2004
89%
2004
89%
2004
0%
2004
0%
2004
59%
2003
59%
2003
52%
2003
52%
2003
26%
2003
26%
2003
0%
2003
46%
2003
46%
2003
0%
2003
82%
2003
82%
2003
18%
2000
18%
2000
22%
2000
22%
2000
79%
2000
79%
2000
76%
2000
76%
2000
0%
2000
76%
2000
76%
2000
82%
1999
82%
1999
23%
1999
23%
1999
73%
1999
73%
1999
16%
1999
16%
1999
62%
1999
62%
1999
36%
1999
36%
1999
62%
1998
62%
1998
74%
1998
74%
1998
23%
1998
23%
1998
3%
1998
34%
1998
34%
1998
90%
1998
90%
1998
65%
1996
65%
1996
82%
1996
82%
1996
90%
1996
90%
1996
0%
1996
0%
1996
30%
1996
30%
1996
56%
2014
74%
2011-2012
74%
2011-2012
86%
2011-2012
86%
2011-2012
96%
2009-2010
96%
2009-2010
100%
2007-2008
100%
2007-2008
91%
2007
29%
2006
75%
2014
75%
2014
100%
2005-2006
90%
2003-2004
100
2007
86%
2013-2014
100%
2013-2014
82%
2013-2014
88%
2013-2014
65%
2013-2014
84%
2013-2014
80%
2009-2010
66%
2007-2008
75%
2005-2006
71%
2003-2004
96%
2009
100%
2009-2010
100%
2005
93%
2003
93%
2003
66%
2012-2013
85%
2012
86%
2011-2012
92%
2009-2010
100%
2007-2008
100%
2005-2006
91%
2003-2004
100%
2001-2002
88%
2005-2006
86%
2003-2004
50%
2013-2014
100%
2013-2014
75%
2011-2012
100%
2011-2012
85%
2011
100%
2009-2010
100%
2007-2008
92%
2005-2006
75%
2003-2004
75%
2003
75%
2010
75%
2010
0%
2005-2006
0%
2005-2006
12%
2003-2004
12%
2003-2004
0%
2003
0%
2003
9%
2001-2002
9%
2001-2002
20%
1999-2000
20%
1999-2000
21%
1997-1998
21%
1997-1998
36%
1997
36%
1997
15%
1995-1996
15%
1995-1996
100%
1997-1998
21%
2011
0%
2010
36%
2009
40
2008
20
2007
0%
2005
0%
2004
33%
2003
100%
2006-2012
100%
2006-2012
0%
2013-2014
0%
2013-2014
15%
2011-2012
15%
2011-2012
0%
2009-2010
0%
2009-2010
20%
2007-2008
20%
2007-2008
0%
2005-2006
0%
2005-2006
0%
2003-2004
0%
2003-2004
0%
2001-2002
0%
2001-2002
0%
2001
0%
1999-2000
0%
1999-2000
9%
1999
0%
1997-1998
0%
1997-1998
000%
1995-1996
000%
1995-1996
13%
2007
0%
2007
25%
2007
0%
2007
75%
2014
75%
2014
75%
2013
68%
2013
40%
2009
95%
2009
59%
2007
91%
2007
70%
2005
80%
2005
90%
2005
88%
2004
85
2003
85
2003
85
2003
78
2002
78
2002
78
2002
73%
2001
70%
2000
0%
2007-2008
0%
2007-2008
100%
1995-1996
100%
1995-1996
100%
2009-2010
100%
2009
100%
2007-2008
100%
2005-2006
100%
2003-2004
100%
2003
97%
2001-2002
92%
1999-2000
95%
2004
88%
2011-2012
83%
2011
96%
2009-2010
93%
2007-2008
100%
2005-2006
100%
2003-2004
100%
2003
89%
2001-2002
75%
1997-1998
75%
1995-1996
24
2007-2008
24
2007-2008
14
2007
14
2007
0
2006
0
2005
48%
2014
54%
2013
54%
2013
100%
2012
100%
2012
46%
2011
46%
2011
100%
2010
100%
2010
90%
2009
90%
2009
87%
2008
87%
2008
94%
2007
94%
2007
100%
2006
100%
2006
75%
2005
75%
2005
100%
2004
100%
2004
87%
2003
87%
2003
92%
2002
92%
2002
40
2013-2014
75%
2011-2012
0%
2011-2012
7%
2009-2010
73
2009-2010
17%
2009-2010
26%
2009
0%
2007-2008
75%
2007-2008
0%
2007-2008
100%
2011-2012
100%
2009-2010
100%
2007-2008
92%
2005-2006
92%
1998-2002
95%
1997
86%
1996
0%
2009-2010
0%
2007-2008
0%
2007
0%
2005-2006
13%
2005
0%
2001-2004
14%
1999-2000
96%
2001-2010
96%
2001-2010
0%
2012
0%
2012
11%
2011
11%
2011
0%
2010
0%
2010
0%
2009
0%
2009
20%
2008
20%
2008
0%
2007
0%
2007
33%
2006
33%
2006
11%
2005
11%
2005
0%
2004
0%
2004
0%
2003
0%
2003
0%
2002
0%
2002
0%
2001
0%
2001
0%
2000
0%
2000
18%
1999
18%
1999
0%
1998
0%
1998
0%
1997
0%
1997
10%
1996
10%
1996
0%
1995
0%
1995
82%
2014
74%
2011-2012
74%
2011-2012
86%
2011-2012
86%
2011-2012
96%
2009-2010
96%
2009-2010
100%
2007-2008
100%
2007-2008
91%
2007
29%
2006
100%
2009-2010
100%
2009
100%
2007-2008
100%
2005-2006
100%
2003-2004
100%
2003
97%
2001-2002
92%
1999-2000
35%
2000
28%
1999
8%
1998
64%
1997
37%
1996