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Jack Reed's Ratings and Endorsements

Office: U.S. Senate (RI) - Sr, Democratic

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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2011-2012
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2009
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2003-2004
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2001-2002
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1999-2000
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2001-2002
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1999-2000
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1999
7%
1997-1998
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1997
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1996
100%
2015
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2020
0%
2017-2018
38%
2015-2016
50%
2013-2014
67%
2011-2012
0%
2009-2010
0%
2002
66%
2014
30%
2011
50%
2009-2010
35%
2007-2008
17%
2005-2006
67%
2000
28%
1995-1996
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2017
100%
2017
94%
2015-2016
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90%
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2013-2014
90%
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83%
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2011-2012
100%
2011-2012
80%
2007-2008
22%
2001-2002
22%
2001-2002
80%
2012
100%
2009-2010
100%
2009-2010
41
2007-2008
41
2007-2008
83%
2005-2006
83%
2005-2006
67%
2003-2004
67%
2003-2004
70%
2001-2002
70%
2001-2002
67%
1999-2000
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80%
1995
78%
1994
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2018
Fence Sitter
2002
Fence Sitter
2002
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2001-2002
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2003-2004
80%
2001-2002
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2017-2018
50%
2017-2018
43%
2015-2016
43%
2015-2016
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2013-2014
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2013-2014
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2011-2012
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2011-2012
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2001-2002
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2001-2002
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2001-2002
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2001-2002
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2001-2002
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2015-2016
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2015
90%
2014
90%
2013-2014
90%
2013-2014
83%
2013
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2011-2012
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2011-2012
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2018
70%
2017
71%
2015-2016
71%
2015
87%
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2011-2012
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1993-1994
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2013-2014
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2007-2008
28%
2005-2006
16%
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11%
2001-2002
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1998
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1997
21%
1995-1996
25%
1995
43%
2019-2020
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2017-2018
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2015-2016
44%
2015
56%
2013-2014
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2013-2014
22%
2013-2014
44%
2013-2014
42%
2013-2014
89%
2013-2014
71%
2013-2014
30%
2009-2010
66%
2007-2008
62%
2005-2006
50%
2003-2004
16%
2001-2002
0%
2017-2018
20%
2011
3%
2009
50%
2005
7%
2003
7%
2003
100%
2013-2014
75%
2012-2013
50%
2015-2016
38%
2015
63%
2013-2014
37%
2012
36%
2011-2012
15%
2009-2010
15%
2007-2008
11%
2005-2006
13%
2003-2004
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2001-2002
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2005-2006
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2017-2018
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2011-2012
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2005-2006
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2009-2010
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2001-2002
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1999-2000
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1999-2000
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1997-1998
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1997-1998
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1997
4%
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4%
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40%
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2015-2016
71%
2019-2020
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2017-2018
82%
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92%
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93%
2013-2014
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2007-2008
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2007
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2001
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2000
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2007
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1993
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2015-2016
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2015-2016
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0%
2015
6%
2014
4%
2014
6%
2014
11%
2014
3%
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11%
2011-2012
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2011-2012
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2007-2008
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2009-2010
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2007-2008
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2005-2006
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2001-2002
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1995-1996
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2002
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2002
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2009-2010
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3%
2007
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9%
2015-2016
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2014
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2011-2012
17%
2001-2010
17%
2001-2010
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19%
2013
19%
2013
19%
2012
19%
2012
15%
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2012
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2011
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2011
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8.5%
2008
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2008
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30%
2007
16.5%
2007
16.5%
2007
8.7%
2006
8.7%
2006
8%
2006
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2005
0%
2005
5%
2005
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5%
2003
33%
2002
33%
2002
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2002
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2002
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2001
15%
2000
15%
2000
13%
1999
13%
1999
13%
1999
13%
1999
27%
1998
27%
1998
25%
2011-2012
9
2009-2010
79%
2009-2010
10%
2012
15%
2019
10%
2017-2018
10%
2017-2018
15%
2015-2016
15%
2015-2016
20%
2015
10%
2014
14%
2014
10%
2013-2014
10%
2013-2014
20%
2013
15%
2011-2012
15%
2011-2012
20%
2011
20%
2011
0%
2010
0%
2009-2010
0%
2009-2010
3%
2009-2010
3%
2009-2010
3%
2009-2010
3%
2009-2010
10%
2009
5%
2009
0%
2009
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2007-2008
25%
2007-2008
10%
2007
17%
2006
20%
2004
10%
2002
0%
2001
15%
2000
15%
1999
5%
1998
15%
1997
29%
1995-1996
29%
1995-1996
100%
2017
100%
2016
100%
2015
100%
2014
92%
2013
75%
2012
100%
2011
25%
2011-2012
50%
2011-2012
9
2009-2010
79%
2009-2010
66%
2009-2010
79%
2009
56%
2007-2008
15%
2019