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Alcee Hastings, Sr.'s Ratings and Endorsements

Deceased

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
0%
2009-2010
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2009
0%
2007-2008
4%
2005-2006
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2003-2004
5%
2003
9%
2001-2002
7%
1999-2000
20%
2015
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2003-2004
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2013-2014
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1997
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1996
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2019-2020
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2019
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2017-2018
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2015-2016
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2015
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2014
0%
2013-2014
0%
2013
0%
2011-2012
0%
2011
16%
2009-2010
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2007-2008
9%
2005-2006
0%
2003-2004
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2001-2002
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1999-2000
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1999
11%
1997-1998
10%
1997
13%
1996
100%
2019
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2018
100%
2017
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2016
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2015
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2014
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2014
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2013
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2012
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2010
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2008
90%
2006
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2001
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1999
100%
1995-2003
100%
1995-1998
96%
1993-1996
0%
2019-2020
0%
2019-2020
50%
2019-2020
0%
2017-2018
36%
2015-2016
25%
2013-2014
33%
2011-2012
25%
2009-2010
100%
2001
50%
2014
35%
2011
50%
2009-2010
83%
2007-2008
29%
2005-2006
20%
2000
27%
1999
31%
1995-1996
21%
1993-1994
100%
2020
100%
2020
84%
2018
100%
2017
100%
2017
89%
2015-2016
89%
2015-2016
86%
2015
70%
2014
70%
2013-2014
70%
2013-2014
100%
2013
100%
2013
79%
2011-2012
79%
2011-2012
50%
2007-2008
38%
2001-2002
38%
2001-2002
89%
2012
88%
2009-2010
88%
2009-2010
100
2007-2008
100
2007-2008
100%
2005-2006
100%
2005-2006
100%
2003-2004
100%
2003-2004
80%
2001-2002
80%
2001-2002
92%
1999-2000
92%
1999-2000
88%
1998
100%
1997
85%
1996
70%
1995
83%
1994
56%
1993
20%
2018
100%
2007
Fence Sitter
2002
Fence Sitter
2002
78%
2003
67%
2001-2002
100%
2005
91%
2003-2004
60%
2001-2002
84%
2017-2018
84%
2017-2018
50%
2015-2016
50%
2015-2016
78%
2013-2014
78%
2013-2014
67%
2011-2012
67%
2011-2012
100%
2009-2010
100%
2009-2010
100%
2007-2008
100%
2007-2008
33%
2005-2006
33%
2005-2006
78%
2003
67%
2001-2002
67%
2001-2002
100%
2000
86%
2019-2020
86%
2019-2020
66
2007-2008
66
2007-2008
100%
2005-2006
100%
2005-2006
78%
2003
78%
2003
67%
2001-2002
67%
2001-2002
67%
2001-2002
67%
2001-2002
100%
2020
100%
2020
84%
2018
100%
2017
100%
2017
89%
2015-2016
89%
2015-2016
86%
2015
70%
2014
70%
2013-2014
70%
2013-2014
100%
2013
100%
2013
79%
2011-2012
79%
2011-2012
100%
2019
100%
2018
100%
2017
77%
2015-2016
100%
2015
100%
2013-2014
100%
2013
90%
2011-2012
75%
2011
100%
2009-2010
85%
2009
83%
2007-2008
67%
2007
70%
2005-2006
100%
2005
78%
2004
78%
2003
67%
2001-2002
75%
1999-2000
100%
1999
100%
1997
50%
1995-1996
75%
1995
54%
1993-1994
0%
2006
0%
2013
93%
2013
93%
2013
0%
2013
6%
2013
11%
2013
11%
2013
94%
2013
94%
2013
94%
2013
94%
2013
19%
2012
19%
2012
81%
2012
81%
2012
78%
2012
78%
2012
18%
2012
18%
2012
86%
2012
86%
2012
83%
2012
83%
2012
14%
2012
14%
2012
17%
2012
17%
2012
18%
2011
18%
2011
12%
2011
12%
2011
21%
2011
21%
2011
88%
2011
88%
2011
17%
2011
17%
2011
83%
2011
83%
2011
78%
2011
78%
2011
79%
2011
79%
2011
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2010
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2010
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2010
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2010
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2010
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2010
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2010
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2010
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2010
80%
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2010
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2010
83%
2009
83%
2009
91%
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91%
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2008
13.5%
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18%
2008
18%
2008
87%
2008
87%
2008
0%
2007
89.2%
2007
89.2%
2007
82%
2007
82%
2007
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2007
92%
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80%
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80%
2007
19%
2007
19%
2007
10.8%
2007
10.8%
2007
0%
2007
78.7%
2006
78.7%
2006
7%
2006
21.3%
2006
21.3%
2006
82%
2006
82%
2006
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2006
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2006
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2006
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2006
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2006
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2005
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2005
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2003
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2002
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2002
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2002
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2002
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2002
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2002
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2002
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2002
11%
2002
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2002
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2002
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2002
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2002
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2002
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2001
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2001
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2001
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1999
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1999
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1999
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1999
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1999
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1999
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1998
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1998
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1998
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1998
18%
1998
18%
1998
93%
1998
93%
1998
81%
1998
81%
1998
26%
1996
26%
1996
89%
1996
89%
1996
82%
1996
82%
1996
73%
1996
73%
1996
0%
1996
17%
1996
17%
1996
100%
2003
75%
2017-2018
0%
2021-2022
7%
2020
11%
2019-2020
11%
2019-2020
5%
2018
10%
2017-2018
10%
2017-2018
4%
2016
0%
2015-2016
5%
2015
0%
2015
8%
2014
5%
2014
3%
2011-2012
10%
2011-2012
10%
2011-2012
0%
2009-2010
0%
2007-2008
0%
2007
5%
2006
0%
2014
0%
2014
6%
2015-2016
33%
2013-2014
0%
2011-2012
33%
2007-2008
18%
2005-2006
20%
2003-2004
100
2007
37%
2021-2022
89%
2019-2020
37%
2019-2020
25%
2017-2018
32%
2015-2016
31%
2015
0%
2013-2014
36%
2013-2014
38%
2013-2014
31%
2013-2014
85%
2013-2014
14%
2013-2014
7%
2013-2014
57%
2009-2010
75%
2007-2008
40%
2005-2006
0%
2003-2004
11%
2001-2002
66%
2007
66%
2007
0%
2006
0%
2006
5%
2009
25%
2009-2010
7%
2003
7%
2003
21%
2012-2013
12%
2017-2018
24%
2015-2016
22%
2015
17%
2013-2014
16%
2012
16%
2011-2012
38%
2009-2010
20%
2007-2008
5%
2005-2006
0%
2003-2004
10%
2001-2002
33%
2019-2020
10%
2005-2006
0%
2003-2004
13%
2017-2018
20%
2015-2016
0%
2013-2014
12%
2013-2014
0%
2013-2014
0%
2013-2014
50%
2013-2014
0%
2011-2012
0%
2011
0%
2009-2010
40%
2007-2008
25%
2005-2006
17%
2003-2004
17%
2003
100%
2019-2020
100%
2010
100%
2010
79%
2017-2018
79%
2017-2018
79%
2015-2016
79%
2015-2016
89%
2013-2014
89%
2013-2014
76%
2005-2006
76%
2005-2006
92%
2003-2004
92%
2003-2004
100%
2003
100%
2003
82%
2001-2002
82%
2001-2002
73%
1999-2000
73%
1999-2000
63%
1997-1998
63%
1997-1998
55%
1997
55%
1997
76%
1995-1996
76%
1995-1996
8%
2003-2004
36%
2020
35%
2019
55%
2019
34%
2018
67%
2018
38%
2017
33%
2017
58%
2016
33%
2016
32%
2015
42%
2015
31%
2014
36%
2014
31%
2013
42%
2013
30%
2012
30%
2012
25%
2011
25%
2010
31%
2010
36%
2009
65%
2008
31%
2008
50%
2007
33%
2006
31%
2005
21%
2004
19%
2003
42%
2002
29%
2001
55%
2000
22%
1999
22%
1998
20%
1997
20%
1996
87%
2017-2018
87%
2017-2018
81%
2016
81%
2016
94%
2019
60%
2017-2018
60%
2017-2018
19%
2017
19%
2017
80%
2015-2016
80%
2015-2016
0%
1997-1998
100%
2017-2018
100%
2015-2016
100%
2013-2014
0%
2004
87%
2017-2018
87%
2017-2018
81%
2016
81%
2016
100%
2011
89
2008
100
2007
100%
2005
83%
2004
100%
2003
71%
2015
60%
2014
75%
2013
56%
2012
14%
2006-2012
14%
2006-2012
100%
2014
100%
2017-2018
100%
2017-2018
100%
2015-2016
100%
2015-2016
100%
2014
100%
2013-2014
100%
2013-2014
100%
2011-2012
100%
2011-2012
100%
2009-2010
100%
2009-2010
100%
2007-2008
100%
2007-2008
100%
2005-2006
100%
2005-2006
83%
2003-2004
83%
2003-2004
100%
2001-2002
100%
2001-2002
100%
2001
100%
1999-2000
100%
1999-2000
100%
1999
100%
1997-1998
100%
1997-1998
89%
1995-1996
89%
1995-1996
97%
2019-2020
95%
2019
97%
2017-2018
100%
2017
100%
2015-2016
94%
2015
100%
2013-2014
100%
2013
90%
2012
95%
2012
100%
2009-2010
100
2007-2008
93%
2007
87%
2006
100%
2005
100%
2003-2004
100%
2003
100%
2001-2002
94%
1999-2000
88%
1997-1998
100%
1995-1996