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Frank Wolf'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.

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
91%
1999
53%
1995-1996
64%
1993-1994
71%
2007
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
40%
2013-2014
40%
2013-2014
20%
2012
20%
2012
20%
2011
20%
2011
44%
2007-2008
44%
2007-2008
11%
2005-2006
11%
2005-2006
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
40%
2013
40%
2013
60%
2013
60%
2013
59%
2013
59%
2013
38%
2013
38%
2013
68%
2013
68%
2013
47%
2013
47%
2013
53%
2013
53%
2013
35%
2012
35%
2012
49%
2012
49%
2012
60%
2012
60%
2012
39%
2012
39%
2012
51%
2012
51%
2012
43%
2012
43%
2012
59%
2012
59%
2012
57%
2012
57%
2012
55%
2011
55%
2011
45%
2011
45%
2011
31%
2011
31%
2011
47%
2011
47%
2011
69%
2011
69%
2011
53%
2011
53%
2011
53%
2011
53%
2011
47%
2011
47%
2011
63%
2010
63%
2010
71%
2010
71%
2010
36%
2010
36%
2010
25%
2010
25%
2010
12%
2010
12%
2010
79%
2010
79%
2010
73%
2010
73%
2010
27%
2010
27%
2010
26%
2009
26%
2009
74%
2009
74%
2009
29%
2009
29%
2009
64%
2009
64%
2009
36%
2009
36%
2009
75%
2009
75%
2009
68%
2009
68%
2009
0%
2009
20%
2008
20%
2008
67.5%
2008
67.5%
2008
66%
2008
66%
2008
34%
2008
34%
2008
40%
2008
40%
2008
33%
2008
33%
2008
74%
2008
74%
2008
59%
2008
59%
2008
36%
2007
36%
2007
72%
2007
72%
2007
41%
2007
41%
2007
0%
2007
64%
2007
64%
2007
58%
2007
58%
2007
30.5%
2007
30.5%
2007
69.5%
2007
69.5%
2007
60.5%
2006
60.5%
2006
33%
2006
33%
2006
39.5%
2006
39.5%
2006
38%
2006
38%
2006
63%
2006
63%
2006
61%
2006
61%
2006
45%
2006
45%
2006
55%
2006
55%
2006
41%
2005
41%
2005
34%
2005
34%
2005
60%
2005
60%
2005
39%
2005
39%
2005
47%
2005
47%
2005
53%
2005
53%
2005
59%
2005
59%
2005
61%
2005
61%
2005
42%
2004
42%
2004
25%
2004
25%
2004
68%
2004
68%
2004
46%
2004
46%
2004
53%
2004
53%
2004
57%
2004
57%
2004
40%
2003
40%
2003
64%
2003
64%
2003
80%
2003
80%
2003
11%
2003
11%
2003
33%
2003
33%
2003
58%
2003
58%
2003
30%
2003
30%
2003
70%
2003
70%
2003
66%
2002
66%
2002
36%
2002
36%
2002
32%
2002
32%
2002
34%
2002
34%
2002
61%
2002
61%
2002
63%
2002
63%
2002
67%
2002
67%
2002
29%
2002
29%
2002
73%
2001
73%
2001
72%
2001
72%
2001
27%
2001
27%
2001
0%
2001
27%
2001
27%
2001
81%
2001
81%
2001
45%
2000
45%
2000
53%
2000
53%
2000
64%
2000
64%
2000
62%
2000
62%
2000
34%
2000
34%
2000
37%
2000
37%
2000
48%
1999
48%
1999
28%
1999
28%
1999
73%
1999
73%
1999
50%
1999
50%
1999
23%
1999
23%
1999
72%
1999
72%
1999
29%
1998
29%
1998
39%
1998
39%
1998
59%
1998
59%
1998
43%
1998
43%
1998
69%
1998
69%
1998
57%
1998
57%
1998
67%
1996
67%
1996
39%
1996
39%
1996
33%
1996
33%
1996
21%
1996
21%
1996
72%
1996
72%
1996
58%
1996
58%
1996
67%
2003
50%
2014
65%
2014
42%
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
25%
2014
25%
2014
83%
2005-2006
91%
2003-2004
33
2007
88%
2013-2014
86%
2013-2014
57%
2013-2014
77%
2013-2014
90%
2013-2014
70%
2013-2014
62%
2009-2010
87%
2007-2008
80%
2005-2006
100%
2003-2004
100%
2001-2002
75%
2007
75%
2007
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
92%
2013-2014
100%
2013-2014
100%
2013-2014
100%
2013-2014
100%
2011-2012
100%
2011
50%
2009-2010
100%
2007-2008
75%
2005-2006
100%
2003-2004
100%
2003
40%
2010
40%
2010
29%
2005-2006
29%
2005-2006
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%
1999-2000
0%
1999-2000
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
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
100%
2007
83%
2007
100%
2007
50%
2007
25%
2014
25%
2014
15%
1991-1992
0%
2007
0%
2001-2002
66%
2013
85%
2013
68%
2009
58%
2009
61%
2007
36%
2007
21%
2005
65%
2005
43%
2005
43%
2004
75
2003
75
2003
75
2003
79
2002
79
2002
79
2002
69%
2001
52%
2000
0%
2014
80%
1995-1996
80%
1995-1996
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
A
2010
25%
2014
25%
2014
49%
2014
52%
2013-2014
52%
2013-2014
60%
2013
68%
2011-2012
68%
2011-2012
70%
2011
80%
2011
60%
2010
67%
2009-2010
67%
2009-2010
70%
2009-2010
70%
2009-2010
65%
2009-2010
65%
2009-2010
65%
2009
60%
2009
70%
2009
46%
2007-2008
46%
2007-2008
50%
2007
23%
2006