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Pat Roberts' Ratings and Endorsements

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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%
1995-1996
100%
1995-1996
64%
2019
85%
2019
86%
2018
73%
2018
86%
2017
80%
2017
83%
2016
87%
2016
75%
2015
86%
2014
86%
2014
86%
2013
84%
2013
86%
2012
72%
2012
87%
2011
80%
2011
96%
2010
87%
2010
87%
2009
96%
2009
72%
2008
92%
2007
84%
2006
88%
2005
92%
2004
90%
2003
100%
2002
100%
2001
92%
2000
88%
1999
84%
1998
68%
1997
95%
1996
86%
1995
80%
1995
100%
1994
100%
1993
100%
2017-2018
100%
2015-2016
100%
2013-2014
100%
2011-2012
100%
2009-2010
100%
2009
100%
2007-2008
100%
2005-2006
100%
2003-2004
100%
2003
100%
2001-2002
78%
1999-2000
92%
2004
94%
2011-2012
91%
2011
96%
2009-2010
75%
2007-2008
100%
2005-2006
100%
2003-2004
100%
2003
100%
2001-2002
86%
2000
75%
1997-1998
75%
1995-1996
29
2007-2008
29
2007-2008
14
2007
14
2007
0
2006
0
2005
48%
2018
51%
2016
66%
2014
100%
2013-2014
100%
2013-2014
100%
2013
100%
2013
100%
2012
100%
2012
53%
2011
53%
2011
100%
2010
100%
2010
95%
2009
95%
2009
100%
2008
100%
2008
94%
2007
94%
2007
100%
2006
100%
2006
75%
2005
75%
2005
100%
2004
100%
2004
86%
2003
86%
2003
83%
2002
83%
2002
100%
2009-2010
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