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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.

100%
2009
100%
2007-2008
93%
2005-2006
87%
2003-2004
86%
2003
95%
2001-2002
100%
1999-2000
100%
2013-2014
100%
2013-2014
0%
2013
0%
2012
0%
2011
0%
2010
0%
2009
0%
2007
0%
2006
0%
2005
0%
2004
0%
2003
0%
2001
0%
2000
0%
1999
0%
1997
0%
1996
100%
2013-2014
100%
2013
100%
2011-2012
100%
2011
100%
2009-2010
85%
2007-2008
100%
2005-2006
100%
2003-2004
94%
2001-2002
95%
1999-2000
92%
1999
100%
1997-1998
100%
1997
100%
1996
100%
2011-2012
100%
2009-2010
100%
2001
58%
2011
66%
2009-2010
23%
2007-2008
76%
2005-2006
83%
2000
53%
1995-1996
64%
1993-1994
0%
1994
50%
2013-2014
50%
2013-2014
62%
2013
64%
2011-2012
64%
2011-2012
30%
2007-2008
69%
2001-2002
69%
2001-2002
30%
1991-1992
0%
2009-2010
0%
2009-2010
25
2007-2008
25
2007-2008
0%
2005-2006
0%
2005-2006
33%
2003-2004
33%
2003-2004
30%
2001-2002
30%
2001-2002
58%
1999-2000
58%
1999-2000
44%
1998
57%
1997
33%
1996
50%
1995
56%
1994
56%
1993
0%
2007
Fence Sitter
2002
Fence Sitter
2002
67%
2003
86%
2001-2002
0%
2005
0%
2003-2004
0%
2001-2002
100%
2007-2008
100%
2007-2008
100%
2005-2006
100%
2005-2006
67%
2003
86%
2001-2002
86%
2001-2002
66%
2000
66
2007-2008
66
2007-2008
50%
2005-2006
50%
2005-2006
67%
2003
67%
2003
86%
2001-2002
86%
2001-2002
86%
2001-2002
86%
2001-2002
50%
2013-2014
50%
2013-2014
62%
2013
64%
2011-2012
64%
2011-2012
37%
2013
27%
2011-2012
25%
2011
47%
2009-2010
46%
2009
67%
2007-2008
67%
2007
85%
2005-2006
67%
2005
67%
2004
67%
2003
86%
2001-2002
50%
1999-2000
66%
1999
0%
1997
25%
1995-1996
75%
1995
25%
1993-1994
0%
2006
83%
2005-2006
91%
2003-2004
83%
2007-2008
90%
2003-2004
100%
2003
100%
2001-2002
86%
2000
75%
1999
91%
1998
100%
1997
79%
1995-1996
83%
1995
100%
2013-2014
70%
2013-2014
77%
2013-2014
88%
2013-2014
57%
2013-2014
86%
2013-2014
62%
2009-2010
87%
2007-2008
80%
2005-2006
100%
2003-2004
100%
2001-2002
75%
2007
75%
2007
93%
2011
0%
2006
0%
2006
58%
2009
100%
2009-2010
93%
2003
93%
2003
100%
2012-2013
86%
2012
88%
2011-2012
89%
2009-2010
85%
2007-2008
83%
2005-2006
91%
2003-2004
90%
2001-2002
90%
2005-2006
100%
2003-2004
100%
2013-2014
100%
2013-2014
92%
2013-2014
100%
2013-2014
100%
2011-2012
100%
2011
50%
2009-2010
100%
2007-2008
75%
2005-2006
100%
2003-2004
100%
2003
100%
2011
65%
2007-2008
82%
2005-2006
82%
2003-2004
40%
2010
40%
2010
8%
2003-2004
8%
2003-2004
17%
2003
17%
2003
27%
2001-2002
27%
2001-2002
27%
1999-2000
27%
1999-2000
37%
1997-1998
37%
1997-1998
45%
1997
45%
1997
46%
1995-1996
46%
1995-1996
69%
2003-2004
0%
2007-2008
33%
2007
0%
2004
0%
2003
25%
2001-2002
25%
2001-2002
0%
1999-2000
0%
1999-2000
100%
2007
4%
1989-1990
8%
2003-2004
8%
2003-2004
17%
2003
17%
2003
27%
2001-2002
27%
2001-2002
27%
1999-2000
27%
1999-2000
37%
1997-1998
37%
1997-1998
45%
1997
45%
1997
46%
1995-1996
46%
1995-1996
0%
2011-2012
0%
2011
13%
2009-2010
18%
2007-2008
0
2007
14%
2005-2006
5%
2003-2004
0%
2001-2002
0%
2001
7%
2000
8%
1999
13%
1997-1998
0%
1997
12%
1996
50%
1997-1998
0%
2004
0%
1999-2000
0%
1999-2000
11%
2011
50
2008
50
2007
0%
2005
14%
2004
50%
2003
86%
2006-2012
86%
2006-2012
59%
2014
80%
1997-1998
0%
2013-2014
0%
2013-2014
15%
2011-2012
15%
2011-2012
0%
2009-2010
0%
2009-2010
0%
2007-2008
0%
2007-2008
0%
2005-2006
0%
2005-2006
0%
2003-2004
0%
2003-2004
0%
2001-2002
0%
2001-2002
0%
2001
0%
1999-2000
0%
1999-2000
9%
1999
0%
1997-1998
0%
1997-1998
000%
1995-1996
000%
1995-1996
25%
2014
25%
2014
33%
2014
33%
2014
15%
1991-1992
80%
1995-1996
80%
1995-1996
52%
2014
79%
2013
64%
2013
80%
2012
64%
2012
64%
2011
80%
2011
81%
2010
92%
2010
80%
2009
80%
2009
79%
2008
68%
2007
64%
2006
60%
2005
76%
2004
80%
2003
92%
2002
79%
2001
72%
2000
68%
1999
80%
1998
84%
1997
95%
1996
82%
1995
64%
1995
86%
1994
92%
1993
50%
2014
42%
2014
65%
2014
59%
2011-2012
59%
2011-2012
59%
2011-2012
59%
2011-2012
85%
2009-2010
85%
2009-2010
67%
2007-2008
67%
2007-2008
63%
2007
0%
2006
100%
2009
100%
2007-2008
93%
2005-2006
87%
2003-2004
86%
2003
95%
2001-2002
100%
1999-2000
93%
2004
96%
2011-2012
96%
2011
95%
2009-2010
95%
2007-2008
92%
2005-2006
91%
2003-2004
85%
2003
86%
2001-2002
93%
2000
67%
1997-1998
50%
1995-1996
72
2007-2008
72
2007-2008
93
2007
93
2007
42
2006
42
2006
50
2005
50
2005
46%
2014
100%
2013
100%
2013
100%
2012
100%
2012
69%
2011
69%
2011
77%
2010
77%
2010
86%
2009
86%
2009
70%
2008
70%
2008
82%
2007
82%
2007
71%
2006
71%
2006
73%
2005
73%
2005
64%
2004
64%
2004
69%
2003
69%
2003
87%
2002
87%
2002
100%
2009-2010
10%
2007
10%
2007
54%
2011-2012
33%
2011
96%
2001-2010
96%
2001-2010
47%
2013
47%
2013
60%
2013
60%
2013
59%
2012
59%
2012
57%
2012
57%
2012
53%
2011
53%
2011
55%
2011
55%
2011
45%
2011
45%
2011
73%
2010
73%
2010
79%
2010
79%
2010
75%
2009
75%
2009
74%
2009
74%
2009
59%
2008
59%
2008
67.5%
2008
67.5%
2008
69.5%
2007
69.5%
2007
72%
2007
72%
2007
60.5%
2006
60.5%
2006
63%
2006
63%
2006
59%
2005
59%
2005
61%
2005
61%
2005
53%
2005
53%
2005
68%
2004
68%
2004
70%
2003
70%
2003
80%
2003
80%
2003
66%
2002
66%
2002
67%
2002
67%
2002
72%
2001
72%
2001
53%
2000
53%
2000
48%
1999
48%
1999
73%
1999
73%
1999
57%
1998
57%
1998
72%
1996
72%
1996
68%
2011-2012
32%
2009-2010
52
2009-2010
43%
2005-2006
59%
2012
60%
2014
52%
2013-2014
52%
2013-2014
60%
2013
68%
2011-2012
68%
2011-2012
80%
2011
70%
2011
60%
2010
65%
2009-2010
65%
2009-2010
67%
2009-2010
67%
2009-2010
70%
2009-2010
70%
2009-2010
65%
2009
60%
2009
70%
2009
46%
2007-2008
46%
2007-2008
50%
2007
23%
2006
0%
2005
40%
2004
13%
2004
38%
2003
50%
2002
60%
2001
54%
2000
43%
1999
50%
1998
41%
1997
42%
1995-1996
42%
1995-1996
85%
2013
77%
2012
100%
2011
14%
2011-2012
68%
2011-2012
32%
2009-2010
15%
2009-2010
52
2009-2010
33%
2009
48%
2007-2008
43%
2005-2006
91%
2011-2012
100%
2009-2010
83%
2007-2008
96%
2005-2006
100%
1998-2002
90%
1997
86%
1996
8%
2011-2012
0%
2009-2010
12%
2007-2008
21%
2007
31%
2005
36%
2003-2004
0%
2001-2002
14%
1999-2000
96%
2001-2010
96%
2001-2010
48%
1999
48%
1999
57%
1998
57%
1998
43%
1998
43%
1998
72%
1996
72%
1996
21%
1996
21%
1996
13%
2011
13%
2011
8%
2009
8%
2009
10%
2008
10%
2008
9%
2007
9%
2007
17%
2007
24%
2000
37%
1999
53%
1998
64%
1997
62%
1996
55%
1995
11%
2011
50
2008
50
2007
0%
2005
14%
2004
50%
2003
75%
2002
10%
2005-2006
10%
2005-2006
53%
2013
53%
2013
51%
2012
51%
2012
73%
1999
73%
1999
75%
2005-2006
75%
2005-2006
0%
2011-2012
80%
2011-2012
100%
2011
90%
2010
100%
2009
90%
2007-2008
100%
2003-2004
75%
2002
100%
1993-1994