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Bobby Rush's Ratings and Endorsements on Issue: Government Operations

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47%
2017-2018
47%
2017-2018
50%
2016
50%
2016
1%
2019
4%
2018
4%
2017
8%
2016
0%
2015
5%
2014
15%
2013
3%
2011
5%
2010
1%
2009
7%
2009
9%
2008
0%
2008
2%
2007
12%
2005-2006
12%
2005
10%
2004
19%
2003
13%
2002
9%
2001
0%
2000
3%
1999
7%
1998
14%
1997
12%
1996
20%
1995
0%
2020
100%
2018
80%
2017
100%
2016
100%
2015
100%
2014
100%
2013
100%
2012
100%
2011
7%
2021
7%
2021
13%
2020
13%
2020
35%
2018
35%
2018
18%
2017
18%
2017
18%
2016
18%
2016
10%
2015
10%
2015
10%
2014
10%
2014
25%
2013
25%
2013
21%
2012
21%
2012
3%
2011
3%
2011
11%
2010
11%
2010
0%
2009
0%
2009
5%
2007
5%
2007
8%
2006
8%
2006
12%
2005
12%
2005
9%
2003-2004
9%
2003-2004
10%
2001-2002
10%
2001-2002
53%
2014
53%
2014
25%
2019
25%
2019
25%
2017-2018
25%
2017-2018
29%
2015-2016
29%
2015-2016
33%
2015
33%
2015
23%
2013-2014
23%
2013-2014
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