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Jeff Denham'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.

0%
2008-2009
86%
2015-2016
85%
2013-2014
100%
2011-2012
100%
2013-2014
100%
2013-2014
96%
2003
0%
2006-2007
0%
2006
60%
2005-2006
22%
2003-2004
100%
2015-2016
60%
2013-2014
100%
2011-2012
100%
2015-2016
17%
2017
24%
2015-2016
24%
2015-2016
20%
2015
17%
2014
17%
2013-2014
17%
2013-2014
23%
2013
50%
2011-2012
50%
2011-2012
13%
2015-2016
13%
2015-2016
22%
2013-2014
22%
2013-2014
17%
2011-2012
17%
2011-2012
17%
2017
24%
2015-2016
24%
2015-2016
20%
2015
17%
2014
17%
2013-2014
17%
2013-2014
23%
2013
50%
2011-2012
50%
2011-2012
50
2005-2006
33%
2003-2004
5
2008
44%
2013
44%
2013
57%
2013
57%
2013
43%
2013
43%
2013
44%
2013
44%
2013
56%
2013
56%
2013
54%
2013
54%
2013
43%
2013
43%
2013
37%
2012
37%
2012
63%
2012
63%
2012
63%
2012
63%
2012
57%
2012
57%
2012
36%
2012
36%
2012
66%
2012
66%
2012
43%
2012
43%
2012
30%
2012
30%
2012
20%
2011
20%
2011
69%
2011
69%
2011
0%
2011
82%
2011
82%
2011
100%
2011
100%
2011
18%
2011
18%
2011
81%
2011
81%
2011
30%
2011
30%
2011
25%
2017-2018
78%
2017-2018
78%
2017-2018
78%
2015-2016
78%
2015-2016
84%
2015-2016
84%
2015-2016
68%
2015
76%
2015
70%
2014
58%
2014
66%
2014
72%
2014
73%
2011-2012
73%
2011-2012
74%
2011-2012
74%
2011-2012
50%
2014
50%
2014
93%
2015-2016
100%
2013-2014
100%
2011-2012
97%
2015-2016
97%
2015
100%
2013-2014
86%
2013-2014
91%
2013-2014
81%
2013-2014
100%
2013-2014
50%
2013-2014
100%
2013-2014
100%
2017-2018
100%
2011-2012
93%
2012-2013
100%
2013-2014
100%
2013-2014
100%
2013-2014
100%
2013-2014
100%
2013-2014
100%
2011-2012
100%
2011
6%
2016
6%
2016
13%
2017
13%
2017
60%
2015-2016
60%
2015-2016
25%
2015-2016
14%
2013-2014
6%
2016
6%
2016
100%
2006-2012
100%
2006-2012
77%
2014
32%
2015-2016
32%
2015-2016
30%
2013-2014
30%
2013-2014
0%
2011-2012
0%
2011-2012
42
2007
20
2007
60
2006
36
2006
46
2006
0
2006
55%
2005
63%
2005
20%
2005
6%
2004
30%
2004
0%
2004
50%
2014
50%
2014
86%
2015-2016
85%
2013-2014
100%
2011-2012
100%
2002
100%
2011-2012
100%
2011
33%
2016
44%
2014
43%
2013-2014
43%
2013-2014
33%
2013
33%
2013
100%
2012
100%
2012
76%
2011
76%
2011
91%
2013-2014
34%
2015-2016
41%
2014
59%
2011-2012
90%
2011
50%
2014
50%
2014
50%
2015-2016
50%
2015-2016
45%
2015
60%
2014
50%
2014
46%
2013-2014
46%
2013-2014
50%
2013
65%
2011-2012
65%
2011-2012
75%
2011
80%
2011
0%
2013-2014
2%
2011-2012
72%
2011-2012
92%
2013-2014
100%
2011-2012
20%
2013-2014
0%
2011-2012
6%
2013
6%
2013
4%
2012
4%
2012
17%
2011
17%
2011
8%
2011
78%
2017-2018
78%
2017-2018
78%
2015-2016
78%
2015-2016
84%
2015-2016
84%
2015-2016
76%
2015
68%
2015
66%
2014
58%
2014
72%
2014
70%
2014
74%
2011-2012
74%
2011-2012
73%
2011-2012
73%
2011-2012
86%
2015-2016
85%
2013-2014
100%
2011-2012
44%
2005
0%
2011-2012
6%
2016
6%
2016
0%
2015-2016
0%
2015-2016
0%
2013-2014
0%
2013-2014
77%
2015-2016
77%
2015-2016
100%
2015-2016
93%
2015-2016
100%
2013-2014
100%
2011-2012
100%
2015-2016
50
2005-2006
33%
2003-2004
7%
2015-2016
7%
2015-2016
0%
2013-2014
0%
2013-2014
8%
2011-2012
8%
2011-2012
0%
2015-2016
0%
2015-2016
0%
2015
0%
2014
0%
2013
0%
2011-2012
0%
2011-2012
0%
2011
17%
2017
24%
2015-2016
24%
2015-2016
20%
2015
17%
2014
17%
2013-2014
17%
2013-2014
23%
2013
50%
2011-2012
50%
2011-2012
100%
2006-2012
100%
2006-2012
75%
2014
86%
2017-2018
86%
2015-2016
85%
2013-2014
100%
2011-2012
87%
2007-2008
78%
2017-2018
78%
2017-2018
78%
2015-2016
78%
2015-2016
84%
2015-2016
84%
2015-2016
68%
2015
76%
2015
58%
2014
70%
2014
72%
2014
66%
2014
74%
2011-2012
74%
2011-2012
73%
2011-2012
73%
2011-2012