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Bob Filner'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.

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2007-2008
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2001-2002
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1995-2003
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1995-1998
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1993-1996
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2009-2010
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2001
33%
2009-2010
84%
2007-2008
47%
2005-2006
17%
2000
27%
1999
42%
1995-1996
7%
1993-1994
85%
2007
93%
2011-2012
93%
2011-2012
61%
2007-2008
25%
2001-2002
25%
2001-2002
100%
2009-2010
100%
2009-2010
100
2007-2008
100
2007-2008
83%
2005-2006
83%
2005-2006
100%
2003-2004
100%
2003-2004
90%
2001-2002
90%
2001-2002
83%
1999-2000
83%
1999-2000
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83%
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1996
80%
1995
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1994
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1993
100%
2007
Fence Sitter
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Fence Sitter
2002
100%
2003
89%
2001-2002
50%
2011
67%
2005
91%
2003-2004
80%
2001-2002
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2007-2008
100%
2007-2008
33%
2005-2006
33%
2005-2006
100%
2003
89%
2001-2002
89%
2001-2002
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2000
66
2007-2008
66
2007-2008
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2005-2006
100%
2005-2006
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2003
100%
2003
89%
2001-2002
89%
2001-2002
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2009-2010
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2009
88%
2007-2008
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2007
90%
2005-2006
100%
2003
89%
2001-2002
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2001-2002
93%
2011-2012
93%
2011-2012
100%
2011
100%
2009-2010
92%
2009
100%
2007-2008
83%
2007
56%
2005-2006
83%
2005
100%
2004
100%
2003
89%
2001-2002
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1999-2000
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1999
100%
1997
100%
1995-1996
75%
1995
75%
1993-1994
100%
2006
7%
2011
8%
2011
20%
2011
20%
2011
92%
2011
92%
2011
0%
2011
88%
2011
88%
2011
93%
2011
93%
2011
22%
2010
22%
2010
34%
2010
34%
2010
0%
2010
28%
2010
28%
2010
78%
2010
78%
2010
65%
2010
65%
2010
93%
2010
93%
2010
71%
2010
71%
2010
21%
2009
21%
2009
19%
2009
19%
2009
84%
2009
84%
2009
17%
2009
17%
2009
78%
2009
78%
2009
11%
2009
11%
2009
75%
2009
75%
2009
81%
2009
81%
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41%
2008
41%
2008
63%
2008
63%
2008
85%
2008
85%
2008
8%
2008
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2008
36%
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29.8%
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29.8%
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58%
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70%
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70%
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0%
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92%
2007
92%
2007
82%
2007
82%
2007
11%
2007
11%
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8.5%
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8.5%
2007
91.5%
2007
91.5%
2007
86%
2007
86%
2007
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2007
97%
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97%
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27%
2006
27%
2006
88.2%
2006
88.2%
2006
5%
2006
92%
2006
92%
2006
72%
2006
72%
2006
11.8%
2006
11.8%
2006
87%
2005
87%
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89%
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89%
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11%
2005
11%
2005
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96%
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12%
2005
12%
2005
81%
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81%
2005
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18%
2005
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2004
73%
2004
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1998
11%
1998
11%
1998
27%
1998
27%
1998
84%
1996
84%
1996
12%
1996
12%
1996
21%
1996
21%
1996
87%
1996
87%
1996
78%
1996
78%
1996
10%
1996
10%
1996
100%
2003
0%
2011-2012
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2009-2010
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2007-2008
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2007
0%
2006
16%
2005-2006
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2003-2004
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2007
75%
2007
75%
2007
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0%
2006
5%
2009
6%
2003
6%
2003
9%
2011-2012
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2009-2010
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2007-2008
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2005-2006
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2003-2004
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2001-2002
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2005-2006
8%
2003-2004
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2011
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2009-2010
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2007-2008
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2005-2006
8%
2003-2004
8%
2003
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100%
2010
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2003-2004
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2003-2004
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2003
100%
2003
91%
2001-2002
91%
2001-2002
93%
1999-2000
93%
1999-2000
79%
1997-1998
79%
1997-1998
73%
1997
73%
1997
65%
1995-1996
65%
1995-1996
83%
2003-2004
0%
1997-1998
100%
2004
100%
2011
90
2008
100
2007
88%
2005
100%
2003
67%
2012
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2006-2012
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2006-2012
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2009-2010
100%
2009-2010
100%
2007-2008
100%
2007-2008
100%
2005-2006
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2005-2006
100%
2003-2004
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2003-2004
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2001-2002
100%
2001-2002
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2001
100%
1999-2000
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1999-2000
100%
1999
100%
1997-1998
100%
1997-1998
89%
1995-1996
89%
1995-1996
100%
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2007
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2007
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2007
100%
2007
100%
2001-2002
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41%
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20%
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39%
2005
58%
2005
30%
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45
2003
45
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5
2002
5
2002
5
2002
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2001
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2000
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1995-1996
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1995-1996
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2007-2008
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2005-2006
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2003-2004
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2003
3%
2001-2002
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1999-2000
9%
2004
4%
2011
8%
2009-2010
19%
2007-2008
17%
2005-2006
10%
2003-2004
8%
2003
11%
2001-2002
23%
2000
25%
1997-1998
25%
1995-1996
41%
2011
41%
2011
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2010
14%
2010
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2009
0%
2009
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2008
30%
2008
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2005
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2005
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2004
10%
2004
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2003
0%
2003
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2002
13%
2002
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2009-2010
100%
2001-2002
72%
2011-2012
91%
2009-2010
0
2009-2010
82%
2009-2010
90%
2009
81%
2007-2008
100%
2007-2008
100%
2007-2008
0%
2005-2006
0%
2009-2010
4%
2007-2008
15%
2005-2006
8%
1998-2002
20%
1997
8%
1996
100%
2009-2010
100%
2007-2008
92%
2007
100%
2005
100%
2003-2004
100%
2001-2002
71%
1999-2000
7%
2001-2010
7%
2001-2010
70%
2011
70%
2011
88%
2010
88%
2010
85%
2009
85%
2009
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2007
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88%
2001
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80%
2000
63%
1999
63%
1999
88%
1998
88%
1998
83%
1997
83%
1997
90%
1996
90%
1996
83%
1995
83%
1995
0%
2011-2012
0%
2009-2010
5%
2007-2008
0%
2007
0%
2006
0%
2009
0%
2007-2008
4%
2005-2006
0%
2003-2004
0%
2003
3%
2001-2002
3%
1999-2000
42%
2000
44%
1999
57%
1998
34%
1997
42%
1996
29%
1995
100%
2011
90
2008
100
2007
88%
2005
100%
2003
25%
2002