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Bobby Scott's Ratings and Endorsements

Office:

On The Ballot: Running, Democratic for U.S. House (VA) - District 3

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2015-2016
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2011
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2009-2010
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1999
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1995-1996
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1993-1994
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1995
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1994
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1993
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Fence Sitter
2002
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2001-2002
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2001-2002
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2019-2020
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2019-2020
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2017-2018
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2015-2016
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2013-2014
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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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2011-2012
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2011-2012
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2020
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2019
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2018
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2015-2016
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2013-2014
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2013
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2011-2012
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2011
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2009-2010
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2009
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2007-2008
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2005-2006
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1993-1994
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2021-2022
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2019-2020
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2017-2018
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2015-2016
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2015
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2013-2014
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2013-2014
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2013-2014
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2013-2014
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2013-2014
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2013-2014
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2013-2014
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2009-2010
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2007-2008
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2011-2012
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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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2005-2006
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2015-2016
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2017-2018
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2001-2002
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1999-2000
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1997-1998
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1997
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1997
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1995-1996
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1995-1996
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2018
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1997
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1996
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2017-2018
67%
2017-2018
94%
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94%
2016
90%
2019
40%
2017-2018
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2017-2018
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2017
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2017
40%
2015-2016
40%
2015-2016
78%
2019-2020
93%
2017-2018
100%
2015-2016
100%
2015
94%
2013-2014
92%
2011-2012
80%
2011
94%
2009-2010
100%
2007-2008
100
2007
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2005-2006
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2003-2004
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2001-2002
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2001
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2000
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1999
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1997-1998
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1997
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1996
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1997-1998
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2015-2016
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2013-2014
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2017-2018
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2016
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2011
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2007
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2004
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2003
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2015
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2014
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2013
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2012
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2006-2012
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2006-2012
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2014
97%
2017-2018
97%
2017-2018
100%
2015-2016
100%
2015-2016
100%
2014
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2013-2014
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2013-2014
100%
2011-2012
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2011-2012
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2009-2010
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2009-2010
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2007-2008
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2007-2008
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2005-2006
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2005-2006
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2003-2004
55%
2003-2004
83%
2001-2002
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2001-2002
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2001
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1999-2000
80%
1999-2000
82%
1999
88%
1997-1998
88%
1997-1998
89%
1995-1996
89%
1995-1996
100%
2019-2020
100%
2019
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2017-2018
100%
2017
100%
2015-2016
100%
2015
100%
2013-2014
100%
2013
95%
2012
90%
2012
100%
2009-2010
100
2007-2008
93%
2007
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2006
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2005
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2003-2004
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2003
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2001-2002
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1999-2000
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1997-1998
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1995-1996