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Alcee Hastings, Sr.'s Ratings and Endorsements on Issue: Civil Liberties and Civil Rights

Deceased

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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
95%
2012
90%
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
50%
2007
100%
2007
100%
2007
100%
2007
0%
2014
0%
2014
88%
2017-2018
90%
2017
87%
2015-2016
92%
2015
79%
2013
100%
2011
93%
2009-2010
100%
2009
95%
2007-2008
100%
2007
92%
2005-2006
91%
2005
87%
2003-2004
95%
2003
94%
2001-2002
93%
2001
93%
2000
91%
1999
100%
1995-1996
100%
2007
88%
2001-2002
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