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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.

12%
2017-2018
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2015-2016
0%
2013-2014
0%
2011-2012
0%
2009-2010
0%
2009
6%
2007-2008
0%
2005-2006
7%
2003-2004
9%
2003
8%
2001-2002
14%
1999-2000
100%
2017
100%
2016
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2015
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2014
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2013
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2012
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2011
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2010
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2009
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2007
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2005
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100%
2003
80%
2001
93%
2000
93%
1999
0%
2019-2020
0%
2019
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2017-2018
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2015-2016
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2015
0%
2014
0%
2013-2014
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2013
0%
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
6%
2001-2002
10%
1999-2000
7%
1999
100%
2019
100%
2018
100%
2017
100%
2016
100%
2015
100%
2014
100%
2014
100%
2013
100%
2012
100%
2010
100%
2008
100%
2006
100%
2001
100%
1999
100%
1995-2003
0%
2017-2018
38%
2015-2016
50%
2013-2014
33%
2011-2012
0%
2009-2010
100%
2001
83%
2014
60%
2011
50%
2009-2010
76%
2007-2008
23%
2005-2006
33%
2000
36%
1999
100%
2020
100%
2020
100%
2017
100%
2017
78%
2015-2016
78%
2015-2016
100%
2015
100%
2015
100%
2014
100%
2014
100%
2013-2014
100%
2013-2014
100%
2013
100%
2013
100%
2011-2012
100%
2011-2012
53%
2007-2008
21%
2001-2002
21%
2001-2002
100%
2012
100%
2009-2010
100%
2009-2010
87
2007-2008
87
2007-2008
100%
2005-2006
100%
2005-2006
83%
2003-2004
83%
2003-2004
90%
2001-2002
90%
2001-2002
92%
1999-2000
92%
1999-2000
90%
2018
100%
2007
Fence Sitter
2002
Fence Sitter
2002
78%
2003
80%
2001-2002
100%
2005
100%
2003-2004
80%
2001-2002
57%
2015-2016
57%
2015-2016
80%
2013-2014
80%
2013-2014
60%
2011-2012
60%
2011-2012
100%
2007-2008
100%
2007-2008
100%
2005-2006
100%
2005-2006
78%
2003
80%
2001-2002
80%
2001-2002
66%
2000
100%
2019-2020
100%
2019-2020
100%
2005-2006
100%
2005-2006
78%
2003
78%
2003
80%
2001-2002
80%
2001-2002
100%
2018
100%
2017
100%
2016
100%
2015
100%
2013
100%
2011-2012
100%
2011
100%
2009-2010
100%
2009
94%
2007-2008
100%
2007
90%
2005-2006
100%
2004
100%
2003
80%
2001-2002
80%
2001-2002
100%
2020
100%
2020
100%
2017
100%
2017
78%
2015-2016
78%
2015-2016
100%
2015
100%
2015
100%
2014
100%
2014
100%
2013-2014
100%
2013-2014
100%
2013
100%
2013
100%
2011-2012
100%
2011-2012
100%
2019
100%
2018
100%
2017
100%
2015-2016
86%
2015
50%
2013-2014
60%
2013
56%
2011-2012
80%
2011
33%
2009-2010
33%
2009
83%
2007-2008
50%
2007
85%
2005-2006
67%
2005
78%
2004
78%
2003
80%
2001-2002
50%
1999-2000
66%
1999
0%
2006
100%
2003
100%
2003
29%
2013
29%
2013
28%
2013
28%
2013
82%
2013
82%
2013
8%
2013
39%
2013
39%
2013
72%
2013
72%
2013
59%
2013
59%
2013
95%
2012
95%
2012
9%
2012
85%
2012
85%
2012
64%
2012
64%
2012
91%
2012
91%
2012
0%
2012
0%
2012
0%
2012
48%
2011
48%
2011
19%
2011
19%
2011
52%
2011
52%
2011
0%
2011
81%
2011
81%
2011
86%
2011
86%
2011
15%
2011
15%
2011
92%
2011
92%
2011
80%
2010
80%
2010
79%
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79%
2010
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2010
47%
2010
65%
2010
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2010
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2010
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2010
21%
2010
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2010
17%
2010
35%
2009
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2009
21%
2009
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2009
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2009
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2009
88%
2009
88%
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55%
2009
55%
2009
79%
2009
79%
2009
38%
2008
38%
2008
78%
2008
78%
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61%
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61%
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32.7%
2008
32.7%
2008
59%
2008
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2008
67%
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39%
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16%
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2007
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2007
81%
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81%
2007
77%
2007
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2007
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2007
20.2%
2007
79.8%
2007
79.8%
2007
18%
2007
18%
2007
23%
2007
23%
2007
14.3%
2006
14.3%
2006
16%
2006
16%
2006
83%
2006
83%
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88%
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88%
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84%
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84%
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85.7%
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85.7%
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23%
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79%
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81%
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81%
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10%
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10%
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5%
2000
67%
2000
67%
2000
92%
2000
92%
2000
90%
2000
90%
2000
32%
2000
32%
2000
17%
1999
17%
1999
76%
1999
76%
1999
78%
1999
78%
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76%
1999
76%
1999
23%
1999
23%
1999
21%
1999
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1999
100%
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100%
2017-2018
5%
2019
3%
2017-2018
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2017-2018
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2015-2016
2%
2015-2016
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2015
3%
2015
4%
2014
0%
2014
4%
2014
0%
2014
4%
2011-2012
9%
2011-2012
0%
2009-2010
5%
2007-2008
0%
2007
26%
2006
0%
2014
0%
2014
20%
2013-2014
16%
2007-2008
16%
2005-2006
8%
2003-2004
100
2007
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2017-2018
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2015-2016
11%
2011-2012
0%
2007-2008
10%
2003-2004
0%
2003
23%
2001-2002
0%
2000
8%
1999
60%
2019-2020
0%
2017-2018
36%
2015-2016
37%
2015
0%
2013-2014
94%
2013-2014
35%
2013-2014
16%
2013-2014
32%
2013-2014
57%
2013-2014
29%
2013-2014
30%
2009-2010
62%
2007-2008
40%
2005-2006
16%
2003-2004
9%
2001-2002
0%
2017-2018
75%
2007
75%
2007
0%
2006
0%
2006
12%
2009
8%
2003
8%
2003
100%
2013-2014
75%
2012-2013
46%
2015-2016
33%
2015
50%
2013-2014
33%
2012
43%
2011-2012
8%
2009-2010
4%
2005-2006
0%
2003-2004
5%
2001-2002
10%
2005-2006
8%
2003-2004
44%
2015-2016
100%
2013-2014
0%
2013-2014
100%
2013-2014
0%
2011-2012
25%
2011-2012
42%
2011
11%
2009-2010
0%
2007-2008
25%
2005-2006
15%
2003-2004
15%
2003
100%
2011
50%
2009-2010
35%
2005-2006
36%
2003-2004
100%
2019-2020
100%
2010
100%
2010
75%
2017-2018
75%
2017-2018
75%
2015-2016
75%
2015-2016
70%
2013-2014
70%
2013-2014
88%
2005-2006
88%
2005-2006
85%
2003-2004
85%
2003-2004
100%
2003
100%
2003
86%
2001-2002
86%
2001-2002
100%
1999-2000
100%
1999-2000
75%
2003-2004
38%
2019
37%
2018
50%
2018
36%
2017
29%
2017
37%
2016
38%
2016
43%
2015
37%
2015
36%
2014
50%
2014
35%
2013
38%
2013
38%
2012
35%
2012
55%
2011
18%
2010
33%
2010
43%
2009
47%
2008
34%
2008
47%
2007
29%
2006
41%
2005
29%
2004
23%
2003
35%
2002
30%
2001
35%
2000
24%
1999
54%
2016
54%
2016
0%
1999-2000
0%
1999-2000
94%
2019
100%
2012
14%
2011
100%
2009-2010
100%
2009-2010
50%
2007-2008
50%
2007-2008
67%
2007
60%
2005-2006
60%
2005-2006
60%
2004
40%
2003
60%
2001-2002
60%
2001-2002
54%
2016
54%
2016
0%
1999-2000
0%
1999-2000
75%
2017-2018
75%
2017-2018
75%
2015-2016
75%
2015-2016
70%
2013-2014
70%
2013-2014
88%
2005-2006
88%
2005-2006
85%
2003-2004
85%
2003-2004
100%
2003
100%
2003
86%
2001-2002
86%
2001-2002
100%
1999-2000
100%
1999-2000
4%
2017
4%
2017
40%
2015-2016
40%
2015-2016
76%
2017-2018
94%
2015-2016
100%
2015
100%
2013-2014
75%
2011-2012
93%
2009-2010
100%
2007-2008
100
2007
100%
2005-2006
90%
2003-2004
93%
2001-2002
100%
2001
79%
2000
77%
1999
100%
2004
54%
2016
54%
2016
0%
1999-2000
0%
1999-2000
74%
2011
100%
2010
91%
2009
100
2008
100
2007
88%
2005
100%
2004
100%
2003
90%
2015
100%
2013
63%
2012
14%
2006-2012
14%
2006-2012
95%
2015-2016
95%
2015-2016
100%
2014
100%
2013-2014
100%
2013-2014
82%
2011-2012
82%
2011-2012
92%
2009-2010
92%
2009-2010
85%
2007-2008
85%
2007-2008
75%
2005-2006
75%
2005-2006
77%
2003-2004
77%
2003-2004
100%
2001-2002
100%
2001-2002
100%
2001
90%
1999-2000
90%
1999-2000
82%
1999
100%
2007
100%
2007
100%
2007
100%
2007
0%
2014
0%
2014
100%
2017-2018
100%
2017
100%
2015-2016
100%
2015
96%
2013
100%
2011
97%
2009-2010
95%
2009
93%
2007-2008
96%
2007
97%
2005-2006
100%
2005
93%
2003-2004
95%
2003
83%
2001-2002
79%
2001
87%
2000
82%
1999
12%
2017-2018
0%
2015-2016
0%
2013-2014
0%
2011-2012
0%
2009-2010
0%
2009
6%
2007-2008
0%
2005-2006
7%
2003-2004
9%
2003
8%
2001-2002
14%
1999-2000
11%
2004
0%
2011-2012
0%
2011
3%
2009-2010
22%
2007-2008
23%
2005-2006
23%
2003-2004
23%
2003
21%
2001-2002
36%
2000
4%
2018
4%
2016
2%
2014
0%
2013-2014
0%
2013-2014