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Ed Royce's 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%
2010
100%
2015-2016
100%
2013-2014
100%
2011-2012
100%
2009-2010
100%
2009
100%
2007-2008
96%
2005-2006
100%
2003-2004
100%
2003
97%
2001-2002
92%
1999-2000
100%
2013-2014
100%
2013-2014
100%
2009
0%
2016
0%
2015
0%
2014
0%
2013
0%
2012
0%
2011
0%
2010
0%
2009
0%
2007
0%
2006
0%
2005
0%
2004
0%
2003
0%
2001
0%
2000
7%
1999
0%
1997
0%
1996
100%
2015-2016
100%
2015
100%
2014
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
100%
2015-2016
80%
2013-2014
100%
2011-2012
100%
2009-2010
0%
2001
25%
2014
64%
2011
66%
2009-2010
15%
2007-2008
47%
2005-2006
67%
2000
45%
1999
75%
1995-1996
79%
1993-1994
20%
2017
25%
2015-2016
25%
2015-2016
27%
2015
28%
2014
28%
2013-2014
28%
2013-2014
23%
2013
29%
2011-2012
29%
2011-2012
7%
2007-2008
57%
2001-2002
57%
2001-2002
11%
2012
0%
2009-2010
0%
2009-2010
0
2007-2008
0%
2005-2006
0%
2005-2006
33%
2003-2004
33%
2003-2004
30%
2001-2002
30%
2001-2002
17%
1999-2000
17%
1999-2000
13%
1998
14%
1997
27%
1996
20%
1995
44%
1994
44%
1993
50%
2015-2016
50%
2015-2016
33%
2014
33%
2014
30%
2013-2014
30%
2013-2014
20%
2012
20%
2012
0%
2011
0%
2011
2%
2007-2008
2%
2007-2008
11%
2005-2006
11%
2005-2006
0%
2018
0%
2007
Fence Sitter
2002
Fence Sitter
2002
44%
2003
33%
2001-2002
33%
2005
9%
2003-2004
0%
2001-2002
19%
2015-2016
19%
2015-2016
33%
2013-2014
33%
2013-2014
0%
2011-2012
100%
2009-2010
100%
2009-2010
66%
2007-2008
66%
2007-2008
100%
2005-2006
100%
2005-2006
44%
2003
33%
2001-2002
33%
2001-2002
50%
2000
66
2007-2008
66
2007-2008
38%
2005-2006
38%
2005-2006
44%
2003
44%
2003
33%
2001-2002
33%
2001-2002
33%
2001-2002
33%
2001-2002
20%
2017
25%
2015-2016
25%
2015-2016
27%
2015
28%
2014
28%
2013-2014
28%
2013-2014
23%
2013
29%
2011-2012
29%
2011-2012
83%
2017
54%
2015-2016
44%
2015
41%
2013-2014
62%
2013
18%
2011-2012
13%
2011
40%
2009-2010
31%
2009
42%
2007-2008
34%
2007
56%
2005-2006
17%
2005
44%
2004
44%
2003
33%
2001-2002
50%
1999-2000
50%
1999
0%
1997
50%
1995-1996
50%
1995
29%
1993-1994
0%
2006
6%
2013
27%
2013
27%
2013
71%
2013
71%
2013
85%
2013
85%
2013
86%
2013
86%
2013
5%
2013
15%
2013
15%
2013
38%
2012
38%
2012
49%
2012
49%
2012
28%
2012
28%
2012
33%
2012
33%
2012
50%
2012
50%
2012
62%
2012
62%
2012
64%
2012
64%
2012
70%
2012
70%
2012
60%
2011
60%
2011
10%
2011
10%
2011
80%
2011
80%
2011
20%
2011
20%
2011
0%
2011
90%
2011
90%
2011
100%
2011
100%
2011
38%
2011
38%
2011
90%
2010
90%
2010
5%
2010
12%
2010
12%
2010
0%
2010
85%
2010
85%
2010
10%
2010
10%
2010
79%
2010
79%
2010
94%
2010
94%
2010
26%
2009
26%
2009
11%
2009
11%
2009
0%
2009
89%
2009
89%
2009
68%
2009
68%
2009
15%
2009
15%
2009
86%
2009
86%
2009
93%
2009
93%
2009
0%
2008
89%
2008
89%
2008
95%
2008
95%
2008
5%
2008
0%
2008
8%
2008
98%
2008
98%
2008
91%
2008
91%
2008
72%
2007
72%
2007
0%
2007
9%
2007
21%
2007
21%
2007
90%
2007
90%
2007
79%
2007
79%
2007
14.8%
2007
14.8%
2007
85.2%
2007
85.2%
2007
26.8%
2006
26.8%
2006
73.2%
2006
73.2%
2006
59%
2006
59%
2006
71%
2006
71%
2006
11%
2006
11%
2006
38%
2006
38%
2006
27%
2006
27%
2006
85%
2006
85%
2006
0%
2005
77%
2005
77%
2005
23%
2005
23%
2005
89%
2005
89%
2005
32%
2005
32%
2005
67%
2005
67%
2005
30%
2005
30%
2005
69%
2005
69%
2005
91%
2004
91%
2004
59%
2004
59%
2004
41%
2004
41%
2004
78%
2004
78%
2004
17%
2004
17%
2004
0%
2004
72%
2003
72%
2003
41%
2003
41%
2003
11%
2003
11%
2003
71%
2003
71%
2003
28%
2003
28%
2003
57%
2003
57%
2003
24%
2003
24%
2003
80%
2003
80%
2003
69%
2002
69%
2002
84%
2002
84%
2002
17%
2002
17%
2002
0%
2002
85%
2002
85%
2002
75%
2002
75%
2002
28%
2002
28%
2002
0%
2002
81%
2001
81%
2001
41%
2001
41%
2001
0%
2001
13%
2001
13%
2001
58%
2001
58%
2001
86%
2001
86%
2001
94%
2000
94%
2000
23%
2000
23%
2000
74%
2000
74%
2000
0%
2000
0%
2000
88%
2000
88%
2000
0%
1999
84%
1999
84%
1999
28%
1999
28%
1999
10%
1999
10%
1999
86%
1999
86%
1999
71%
1999
71%
1999
72%
1998
72%
1998
27%
1998
27%
1998
28%
1998
28%
1998
75%
1998
75%
1998
25%
1998
25%
1998
68%
1998
68%
1998
64%
1996
64%
1996
47%
1996
47%
1996
0%
1996
33%
1996
33%
1996
90%
1996
90%
1996
52%
1996
52%
1996
0%
2003
50%
2017-2018
96%
2017-2018
96%
2017-2018
97%
2015-2016
97%
2015-2016
88%
2015-2016
88%
2015-2016
89%
2015
100%
2015
89%
2014
73%
2014
78%
2014
87%
2014
88%
2011-2012
88%
2011-2012
86%
2011-2012
86%
2011-2012
95%
2009-2010
95%
2009-2010
100%
2007-2008
100%
2007-2008
100%
2007
26%
2006
50%
2014
50%
2014
93%
2015-2016
83%
2013-2014
100%
2011-2012
66%
2007-2008
75%
2005-2006
91%
2003-2004
33
2007
77%
2015-2016
77%
2015
75%
2013-2014
100%
2013-2014
93%
2013-2014
94%
2013-2014
32%
2013-2014
75%
2013-2014
70%
2013-2014
71%
2009-2010
25%
2007-2008
70%
2005-2006
100%
2003-2004
90%
2001-2002
100%
2017-2018
25%
2007
25%
2007
100%
2006
100%
2006
88%
2009
100%
2009-2010
92%
2003
92%
2003
93%
2012-2013
96%
2015-2016
95%
2015
100%
2013-2014
92%
2012
92%
2011-2012
78%
2009-2010
80%
2007-2008
96%
2005-2006
86%
2003-2004
95%
2001-2002
100%
2015-2016
100%
2015-2016
64%
1999-2006
40%
1999-2004
90%
2005-2006
100%
2003-2004
100%
2013-2014
100%
2013-2014
100%
2013-2014
100%
2013-2014
91%
2013-2014
100%
2011-2012
100%
2011
75%
2009-2010
60%
2007-2008
75%
2005-2006
100%
2003-2004
100%
2003
0%
2010
0%
2010
13%
2015-2016
13%
2015-2016
7%
2013-2014
7%
2013-2014
12%
2005-2006
12%
2005-2006
8%
2003-2004
8%
2003-2004
17%
2003
17%
2003
9%
2001-2002
9%
2001-2002
13%
1999-2000
13%
1999-2000
53%
1997-1998
53%
1997-1998
82%
1997
82%
1997
34%
1995-1996
34%
1995-1996
8%
2003-2004
86%
2018
93%
2017
86%
2017
86%
2016
100%
2016
85%
2015
95%
2015
100%
2014
85%
2014
84%
2013
77%
2013
84%
2012
92%
2012
94%
2011
83%
2010
88%
2010
80%
2009
83%
2008
83%
2008
70%
2007
100%
2006
77%
2005
90%
2004
87%
2003
85%
2002
74%
2001
80%
2000
76%
1999
71%
1998
80%
1997
88%
1996
6%
2016
6%
2016
0%
1999-2000
0%
1999-2000
25%
2017
25%
2017
60%
2015-2016
60%
2015-2016
100%
1997-1998
13%
2015-2016
0%
2004
6%
2016
6%
2016
0%
1999-2000
0%
1999-2000
0%
2011
30
2008
11
2007
13%
2005
0%
2004
50%
2003
86%
2006-2012
86%
2006-2012
59%
2014
16%
2015-2016
16%
2015-2016
0%
2014
0%
2013-2014
0%
2013-2014
0%
2011-2012
0%
2011-2012
0%
2009-2010
0%
2009-2010
0%
2007-2008
0%
2007-2008
0%
2005-2006
0%
2005-2006
0%
2003-2004
0%
2003-2004
0%
2001-2002
0%
2001-2002
0%
2001
10%
1999-2000
10%
1999-2000
9%
1999
0%
1997-1998
0%
1997-1998
0%
1995-1996
0%
1995-1996
0%
2007
0%
2007
0%
2007
17%
2007
50%
2014
50%
2014
0%
2017
23%
2015-2016
27%
2015
29%
2013
5%
2011
10%
2009-2010
12%
2009
13%
2007-2008
16%
2007
14%
2005-2006
17%
2005
27%
2003-2004
20%
2003
22%
2001-2002
21%
2001
27%
2000
18%
1999
20%
1995-1996