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Cory Gardner'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.

88%
2017-2018
100%
2015-2016
100%
2013-2014
100%
2013-2014
100%
2017-2018
100%
2015-2016
50%
2013-2014
100%
2011-2012
89%
2015-2016
38%
2020
0%
2017
30%
2015-2016
30%
2015-2016
40%
2015
6%
2014
6%
2013-2014
6%
2013-2014
0%
2013
36%
2011-2012
36%
2011-2012
0%
2015-2016
22%
2013-2014
22%
2013-2014
0%
2011-2012
100%
2019-2020
100%
2019-2020
A+
2010
67%
2010
38%
2020
0%
2017
30%
2015-2016
30%
2015-2016
40%
2015
6%
2014
6%
2013-2014
6%
2013-2014
0%
2013
36%
2011-2012
36%
2011-2012
25%
2013
25%
2013
75%
2013
75%
2013
5%
2013
86%
2013
86%
2013
34%
2013
34%
2013
62%
2013
62%
2013
77%
2013
77%
2013
91%
2012
91%
2012
91%
2012
91%
2012
6%
2012
94%
2012
94%
2012
0%
2012
7%
2012
0%
2012
91%
2012
91%
2012
9%
2011
23%
2011
23%
2011
0%
2011
86%
2011
86%
2011
85%
2011
85%
2011
15%
2011
15%
2011
100%
2011
100%
2011
77%
2011
77%
2011
50%
2017-2018
100%
2019-2020
100%
2019-2020
100%
2017-2018
100%
2017-2018
100%
2017-2018
100%
2017-2018
91%
2015-2016
91%
2015-2016
100%
2015-2016
100%
2015-2016
100%
2015
88%
2015
85%
2014
83%
2014
88%
2014
90%
2014
93%
2011-2012
93%
2011-2012
86%
2011-2012
86%
2011-2012
50%
2014
50%
2014
100%
2013-2014
100%
2017-2018
100%
2015-2016
100%
2011-2012
100%
2010
80%
2019-2020
100%
2017-2018
94%
2015-2016
93%
2015
86%
2013-2014
100%
2013-2014
67%
2013-2014
71%
2013-2014
100%
2013-2014
100%
2013-2014
80%
2013-2014
100%
2017-2018
100%
2011-2012
91%
2013-2014
92%
2012-2013
91%
2017-2018
87%
2015-2016
86%
2015
96%
2013-2014
92%
2012
96%
2011-2012
79%
2019-2020
100%
2015-2016
100%
2015-2016
100%
2015-2016
100%
2013-2014
100%
2013-2014
100%
2013-2014
100%
2013-2014
100%
2013-2014
100%
2011-2012
100%
2011
100%
2019-2020
100%
2011-2012
0%
2017-2018
0%
2017-2018
8%
2016
8%
2016
0%
2019
80%
2017-2018
80%
2017-2018
22%
2017
22%
2017
60%
2015-2016
60%
2015-2016
45%
2008
45%
2008
15
2007
30
2006
29%
2013-2014
0%
2017-2018
0%
2017-2018
8%
2016
8%
2016
100%
2006-2012
100%
2006-2012
59%
2014
12%
2017-2018
12%
2017-2018
16%
2015-2016
16%
2015-2016
60%
2013-2014
60%
2013-2014
0%
2011-2012
0%
2011-2012
50%
2014
50%
2014
88%
2017-2018
100%
2015-2016
93%
2011-2012
92%
2011
50%
2018
41%
2016
69%
2014
58%
2015-2016
58%
2015-2016
71%
2013-2014
71%
2013-2014
33%
2013
33%
2013
100%
2012
100%
2012
53%
2011
53%
2011
91%
2013-2014
60%
2017-2018
56%
2015-2016
65%
2014
74%
2011-2012
95%
2011
50%
2014
50%
2014
57%
2017-2018
57%
2017-2018
58%
2015-2016
58%
2015-2016
70%
2015
63%
2014
72%
2014
62%
2013-2014
62%
2013-2014
67%
2013
77%
2011-2012
77%
2011-2012
79%
2011
80%
2011
67
2013-2014
5%
2011-2012
74%
2011-2012
85%
2013-2014
100%
2011-2012
10%
2013-2014
0%
2011-2012
13%
2013
13%
2013
4%
2012
4%
2012
17%
2011
17%
2011
15%
2011
100%
2019-2020
100%
2019-2020
100%
2017-2018
100%
2017-2018
100%
2017-2018
100%
2017-2018
100%
2015-2016
100%
2015-2016
91%
2015-2016
91%
2015-2016
100%
2015
88%
2015
85%
2014
90%
2014
88%
2014
83%
2014
93%
2011-2012
93%
2011-2012
86%
2011-2012
86%
2011-2012
88%
2017-2018
100%
2015-2016
50%
2014
50%
2014
49%
2014
49%
2014
0%
2017-2018
0%
2017-2018
8%
2016
8%
2016
0%
2017-2018
0%
2017-2018
0%
2015-2016
0%
2015-2016
0%
2013-2014
0%
2013-2014
100%
2017-2018
100%
2017-2018
78%
2015-2016
78%
2015-2016
89%
2015-2016
100%
2013-2014
89%
2015-2016
0%
2017-2018
0%
2017-2018
0%
2015-2016
0%
2015-2016
0%
2013-2014
0%
2013-2014
0%
2011-2012
0%
2011-2012
11%
2015-2016
11%
2015-2016
0%
2015
0%
2014
0%
2013
0%
2011-2012
0%
2011-2012
0%
2011
38%
2020
0%
2017
30%
2015-2016
30%
2015-2016
40%
2015
6%
2014
6%
2013-2014
6%
2013-2014
0%
2013
36%
2011-2012
36%
2011-2012
100%
2006-2012
100%
2006-2012
11%
2020
26%
2019-2020
11%
2019
36%
2019
7%
2018
10%
2018
3%
2017-2018
10%
2017
0%
2017
29%
2016
11%
2016
21%
2015-2016
20%
2015
8%
2014
3%
2013-2014
9%
2013
4%
2013
11%
2012
11%
2012
11%
2011-2012
11%
2011
11%
2011
75%
2014
50%
2017-2018
88%
2017-2018
100%
2015-2016
58%
2015-2016
58%
2015-2016
71%
2013-2014
71%
2013-2014
33%
2013
33%
2013
100%
2012
100%
2012
53%
2011
53%
2011
100%
2013-2014
100%
2013-2014
100%
2019-2020
100%
2019-2020
100%
2017-2018
100%
2017-2018
100%
2017-2018
100%
2017-2018
100%
2015-2016
100%
2015-2016
91%
2015-2016
91%
2015-2016
88%
2015
100%
2015
85%
2014
83%
2014
90%
2014
88%
2014
93%
2011-2012
93%
2011-2012
86%
2011-2012
86%
2011-2012
89%
2018
75%
2017
80%
2016
88%
2015
92%
2014
77%
2013
71%
2012
71%
2011
60%
2017-2018
56%
2015-2016
65%
2014
74%
2011-2012
95%
2011
49%
2014
49%
2014
83%
2015-2016
87%
2013-2014
100%
2011-2012
31%
2019
51%
2018
59%
2016
77%
2015
76%
2013
82%
2012
76%
2011
48%
2020
46%
2019
66%
2019
62%
2018
68%
2018
73%
2017
69%
2017