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Ed Perlmutter's Ratings and Endorsements

Office:

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.

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2017-2018
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2015-2016
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2013-2014
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2011-2012
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2009-2010
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2009
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2007-2008
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2013-2014
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2019-2020
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2019-2020
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2019-2020
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2017-2018
31%
2015-2016
40%
2013-2014
17%
2011-2012
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2009-2010
50%
2014
41%
2011
33%
2009-2010
92%
2007-2008
92%
2001
93%
2000
92%
2020
81%
2018
100%
2017
100%
2017
86%
2015-2016
86%
2015-2016
80%
2015
68%
2014
68%
2013-2014
68%
2013-2014
77%
2013
71%
2011-2012
71%
2011-2012
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2007-2008
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2007
89%
2012
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2009-2010
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2009-2010
100
2007-2008
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2007-2008
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2017
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2017
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2015-2016
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2015-2016
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2014
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2014
77%
2013-2014
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2013-2014
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2012
12%
2012
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2011
60%
2011
80%
2007-2008
80%
2007-2008
90%
2018
100%
2007
41%
2019-2020
41%
2019-2020
68%
2017-2018
68%
2017-2018
69%
2015-2016
69%
2015-2016
33%
2013-2014
33%
2013-2014
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2011-2012
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2011-2012
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2009-2010
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2009-2010
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2007-2008
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2007-2008
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2019-2020
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2007-2008
66
2007-2008
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2001
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2010
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2020
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2018
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2017
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2017
86%
2015-2016
86%
2015-2016
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68%
2013-2014
68%
2013-2014
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2013
71%
2011-2012
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2011-2012
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2012
37%
2012
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2012
62%
2012
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2012
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2012
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2012
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2012
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2012
64%
2012
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2012
36%
2012
35%
2012
35%
2012
67%
2011
67%
2011
62%
2011
62%
2011
34%
2011
34%
2011
37%
2011
37%
2011
73%
2011
73%
2011
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2011
26%
2011
63%
2011
63%
2011
38%
2011
38%
2011
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2009
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2009
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2009
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2008
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2007
67.5%
2007
32.5%
2007
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2007
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2007
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2007
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2007
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2007
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2007
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2007
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2007
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2007
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2017-2018
8%
2019-2020
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2019
8%
2019
0%
2017-2018
3%
2017-2018
6%
2015-2016
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2015-2016
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2015
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2014
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2014
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2011-2012
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2011-2012
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2009-2010
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2007-2008
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2014
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2015-2016
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2013-2014
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2007-2008
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2007
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2007
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2007
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2009-2010
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2012-2013
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2009-2010
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2017-2018
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2015-2016
29%
2015
38%
2013-2014
39%
2012
44%
2011-2012
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2009-2010
25%
2007-2008
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2019-2020
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2007-2008
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2017-2018
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2015-2016
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2017-2018
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2015-2016
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2013-2014
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2017-2018
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2017-2018
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2017-2018
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2017-2018
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2015-2016
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2015-2016
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2017-2018
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2007
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2014
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2007
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2009-2010
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2007-2008
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2013-2014
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2011-2012
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2009-2010
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2007-2008
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2007
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2001-2010
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2001-2010
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2013
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2012
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2012
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2009
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2008
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2007
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2007
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2007
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2011
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2019
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2019
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2017-2018
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2017-2018
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2015-2016
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2015-2016
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2015
5%
2015
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2014
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2014
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2014
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2014
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2011-2012
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2011-2012
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2009-2010
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2007-2008
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2007
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2015-2016
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2013-2014
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2011-2012
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2009-2010
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2009
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2007-2008
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2011
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2008
90
2007
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2014
0%
2014
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2014
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2014
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2011-2012
100%
2007
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2014
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2012
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2011
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2009-2010
29%
2009-2010
33%
2007-2008
33%
2007-2008
50%
2007
67%
2017-2018
67%
2017-2018
72%
2016
72%
2016
83%
2017-2018
83%
2017-2018
83%
2015-2016
83%
2015-2016
90%
2013-2014
90%
2013-2014
100%
2009
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2009