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Juan Vargas' Ratings and Endorsements

Office:

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
14%
2015-2016
8%
2013-2014
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2013-2014
0%
2013-2014
100%
2019
100%
2017
100%
2016
100%
2015
100%
2014
100%
2013
100%
2003-2004
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2002
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2019-2020
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2019
0%
2017-2018
0%
2015-2016
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2015
0%
2014
0%
2013-2014
0%
2013
50%
2019-2020
0%
2017-2018
42%
2015-2016
20%
2013-2014
55%
2015-2016
90%
2020
91%
2018
100%
2017
100%
2017
96%
2015-2016
96%
2015-2016
92%
2015
84%
2014
84%
2013-2014
84%
2013-2014
75%
2013
0%
2016
45%
2018
71%
2019-2020
71%
2019-2020
74%
2017-2018
74%
2017-2018
75%
2015-2016
75%
2015-2016
56%
2013-2014
56%
2013-2014
100%
2019-2020
100%
2019-2020
90%
2020
91%
2018
100%
2017
100%
2017
96%
2015-2016
96%
2015-2016
92%
2015
84%
2014
84%
2013-2014
84%
2013-2014
75%
2013
100
2005-2006
100%
2003-2004
88%
2001-2002
35%
2013
35%
2013
63%
2013
63%
2013
36%
2013
36%
2013
34%
2013
34%
2013
66%
2013
66%
2013
64%
2013
64%
2013
30%
2013
30%
2013
75%
2017-2018
11%
2021-2022
11%
2021-2022
8%
2020
10%
2019-2020
10%
2019-2020
4%
2018
0%
2017-2018
6%
2016
3%
2015-2016
6%
2015
11%
2015
17%
2014
17%
2014
0%
2014
0%
2014
20%
2012-2013
22%
2019-2020
40%
2019-2020
0%
2017-2018
25%
2015-2016
0%
2013-2014
0%
2013-2014
0%
2013-2014
14%
2013-2014
50%
2013-2014
30%
2013-2014
100%
2019-2020
93%
2019-2020
93%
2019-2020
80%
2017-2018
80%
2017-2018
83%
2016
83%
2016
95%
2019
60%
2017-2018
60%
2017-2018
19%
2017
19%
2017
100%
2015-2016
100%
2015-2016
80%
2019-2020
89%
2017-2018
94%
2015-2016
100%
2015
77%
2013-2014
93%
2019-2020
100%
2017-2018
100%
2015-2016
57%
2013-2014
93%
2019-2020
93%
2019-2020
80%
2017-2018
80%
2017-2018
83%
2016
83%
2016
100%
2014
100%
2017-2018
100%
2017-2018
100%
2015-2016
100%
2015-2016
100%
2014
100%
2013-2014
100%
2013-2014
100
2006
100
2006
100
2006
100%
2005
100%
2005
95%
2005
100%
2004
92%
2004
97%
2004
0%
2014
0%
2014
0%
2012
0%
2017-2018
14%
2015-2016
8%
2013-2014
0%
2013
24%
2019
22%
2018
16%
2016
6%
2014
7%
2015-2016
7%
2015-2016
0%
2013-2014
0%
2013-2014
0%
2013
0%
2013
18%
2013-2014
6%
2021-2022
0%
2019-2020
7%
2017-2018
11%
2015-2016
10%
2014
0%
2014
0%
2014
26%
2013-2014
60%
2013-2014
48%
2013
48%
2013
11%
2021-2022
11%
2021-2022
8%
2020
10%
2019-2020
10%
2019-2020
4%
2018
0%
2017-2018
6%
2016
3%
2015-2016
11%
2015
6%
2015
17%
2014
17%
2014
0%
2017-2018
14%
2015-2016
8%
2013-2014
0%
2014
0%
2014
29%
2014
29%
2014
98%
2021-2022
98%
2021-2022
95%
2019-2020
95%
2019-2020
99%
2019-2020
99%
2019-2020
96%
2015
92%
2015
89%
2013-2014
89%
2013-2014
89%
2013-2014
89%
2013-2014
70%
2013
100%
2012
93%
2019-2020
93%
2019-2020
80%
2017-2018
80%
2017-2018
83%
2016
83%
2016
100%
2017-2018
100%
2017-2018
100%
2015-2016
100%
2015-2016
0%
2019-2020
0%
2017-2018
0%
2015-2016
55%
2015-2016
55%
2015-2016
100
2005-2006
100%
2003-2004
88%
2001-2002
100%
2017-2018
100%
2017-2018
100%
2015-2016
100%
2015-2016
86%
2013-2014
86%
2013-2014
73%
2012
100%
2015-2016
100%
2015-2016
100%
2015
100%
2014
91%
2013
88
2006
100%
2020
100%
2020
91%
2018
100%
2017
100%
2017
96%
2015-2016
96%
2015-2016
92%
2015
84%
2014
84%
2013-2014
84%
2013-2014
75%
2013
96%
2021
96%
2020
100%
2020
98%
2019-2020
96%
2019
96%
2019
96%
2018
91%
2018
96%
2017-2018
100%
2017
96%
2017
96%
2016
100%
2016
99%
2015-2016
92%
2014
92%
2013-2014
89%
2013
89%
2013
100%
2021-2022
100%
2019-2020
100%
2015-2016
100%
2014
75%
2017-2018
64%
2011
82
2006
60%
2005
45%
2004
100%
2003
25%
2014
0%
2017-2018
0%
2017-2018
14%
2015-2016
8%
2013-2014
0%
2012
11%
2021-2022
11%
2021-2022
8%
2020
10%
2019-2020
10%
2019-2020
4%
2018
0%
2017-2018
6%
2016
3%
2015-2016
11%
2015
6%
2015
17%
2014
17%
2014
0%
2021
0%
2020
100%
2018
80%
2017
100%
2016
100%
2015
100%
2014
100%
2013
29%
2014
29%
2014
11%
2015-2016
0%
2013-2014
12%
2020
13%
2019
34%
2018
17%
2016
14%
2015
9%
2013
10%
2020
24%
2019
11%
2019
24%
2018
9%
2018
5%
2017
6%
2017
6%
2016
0%
2016
0%
2015
8%
2015
13%
2014
13%
2014
12%
2013
12%
2013
53%
2021
53%
2021