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John Kasich'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.

95%
1999-2000
100%
2016
65%
1999
65%
1999
24%
1999
24%
1999
28%
1999
28%
1999
29%
1999
29%
1999
72%
1999
72%
1999
90%
1998
90%
1998
79%
1998
79%
1998
19%
1998
19%
1998
3%
1998
38%
1998
38%
1998
61%
1998
61%
1998
77%
1996
77%
1996
14%
1996
14%
1996
0%
1996
76%
1996
76%
1996
79%
1996
79%
1996
20%
1996
20%
1996
100%
1997-1998
13%
1998
13%
1998
33%
1997
33%
1997
10%
1996
10%
1996
33%
1995
33%
1995
53%
1997-1998
53%
1997-1998
82%
1997
82%
1997
26%
1995-1996
26%
1995-1996
95%
1999-2000
100%
1997-1998
100%
1997
100%
1995-1996
0%
1997-1998
0%
1997-1998
0%
1997
0%
1996
100%
1998
50%
1997
17%
1996
0%
1997
9%
1999
12%
1997-1998
12%
1997-1998
22%
1995-1996
22%
1995-1996
13%
1998
13%
1998
33%
1997
33%
1997
10%
1996
10%
1996
33%
1995
33%
1995
4%
2013-2014
4%
2013-2014
100%
1998
50%
1997
17%
1996
9%
1999
12%
1997-1998
12%
1997-1998
22%
1995-1996
22%
1995-1996
95%
1999-2000
100%
1999-2000
100%
1997-1998
100%
1997-1998
100%
1997
100%
1997
100%
1995-1996
100%
1995-1996
60%
1999
60%
1998
60%
1998
56%
1997
56%
1997
62%
1995-1996
62%
1995-1996
62%
1995-1996
62%
1995-1996
53%
1997-1998
53%
1997-1998
82%
1997
82%
1997
26%
1995-1996
26%
1995-1996
33%
1997-1998
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