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Mike Pence'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
100%
2005-2006
100%
2003-2004
100%
2003
97%
2001-2002
100%
2020
0%
2012
0%
2011
0%
2010
0%
2009
0%
2007
0%
2006
0%
2005
0%
2004
0%
2003
0%
2001
100%
2011
100%
2009-2010
100%
2007-2008
100%
2005-2006
91%
2003-2004
100%
2001-2002
100%
2009-2010
100%
2001
60%
2009-2010
23%
2007-2008
76%
2005-2006
14%
2007
14%
2011-2012
14%
2011-2012
7%
2007-2008
93%
2001-2002
93%
2001-2002
0%
2009-2010
0%
2009-2010
12
2007-2008
12
2007-2008
0%
2005-2006
0%
2005-2006
17%
2003-2004
17%
2003-2004
20%
2001-2002
20%
2001-2002
0%
2007
Fence Sitter
2002
Fence Sitter
2002
22%
2003
0%
2001-2002
50%
2011
0%
2005
0%
2003-2004
0%
2001-2002
0%
2007-2008
33%
2005-2006
33%
2005-2006
22%
2003
0%
2001-2002
50
2007-2008
50
2007-2008
63%
2005-2006
63%
2005-2006
22%
2003
22%
2003
0%
2001-2002
0%
2001-2002
7%
2012
1%
2012
0%
2012
16%
2012
16%
2012
93%
2012
93%
2012
98%
2012
98%
2012
91%
2012
91%
2012
0%
2011
85%
2011
85%
2011
100%
2011
100%
2011
100%
2011
100%
2011
0%
2011
9%
2011
14%
2011
14%
2011
91%
2011
91%
2011
95%
2009
95%
2009
0%
2009
0%
2009
7%
2009
5%
2009
93%
2009
93%
2009
93%
2009
93%
2009
75%
2009
75%
2009
7%
2008
0%
2008
91%
2008
91%
2008
13%
2008
13%
2008
3%
2008
84%
2008
84%
2008
97%
2008
97%
2008
92.7%
2008
92.7%
2008
97%
2007
97%
2007
28%
2007
28%
2007
0%
2007
0%
2007
85.3%
2007
85.3%
2007
72%
2007
72%
2007
14.7%
2007
14.7%
2007
71%
2007
71%
2007
77%
2006
77%
2006
81.7%
2006
81.7%
2006
18.3%
2006
18.3%
2006
30%
2006
30%
2006
21%
2006
21%
2006
70%
2006
70%
2006
94%
2006
94%
2006
0%
2006
85%
2005
85%
2005
84%
2005
84%
2005
16%
2005
16%
2005
14%
2005
14%
2005
97%
2005
97%
2005
11%
2005
11%
2005
89%
2005
89%
2005
0%
2005
93%
2004
93%
2004
4%
2004
0%
2004
95%
2004
95%
2004
91%
2004
91%
2004
0%
2004
11%
2003
11%
2003
87%
2003
87%
2003
20%
2003
20%
2003
80%
2003
80%
2003
80%
2003
80%
2003
5%
2003
64%
2003
64%
2003
36%
2003
36%
2003
87%
2002
87%
2002
14%
2002
14%
2002
79%
2002
79%
2002
0%
2002
0%
2002
20%
2002
20%
2002
75%
2002
75%
2002
85%
2002
85%
2002
81%
2001
81%
2001
0%
2001
0%
2001
7%
2001
89%
2001
89%
2001
97%
2001
97%
2001
33%
2003
97%
2011-2012
97%
2011-2012
100%
2009-2010
100%
2009-2010
100%
2007-2008
100%
2007-2008
100%
2007
100%
2006
75%
2005-2006
100%
2003-2004
0
2007
100%
2007-2008
90%
2003-2004
100%
2003
100%
2001-2002
0%
2007
0%
2007
0%
2006
0%
2006
94%
2009
75%
2009-2010
95%
2003
95%
2003
100%
2011-2012
71%
2009-2010
85%
2007-2008
100%
2005-2006
95%
2003-2004
90%
2001-2002
90%
2005-2006
100%
2003-2004
100%
2011
75%
2009-2010
60%
2007-2008
75%
2005-2006
100%
2003-2004
100%
2003
63%
2007-2008
81%
2005-2006
91%
2003-2004
0%
2010
0%
2010
8%
2003-2004
8%
2003-2004
33%
2003
33%
2003
9%
2001-2002
9%
2001-2002
55%
2003-2004
0%
2011
0%
2009-2010
25%
2007-2008
25%
2007-2008
20%
2007
0%
2005-2006
0%
2004
0%
2003
0%
2001-2002
8%
2003-2004
8%
2003-2004
33%
2003
33%
2003
9%
2001-2002
9%
2001-2002
0%
2011
7%
2009-2010
18%
2007-2008
0
2007
14%
2005-2006
0%
2003-2004
7%
2001-2002
0%
2001
0%
2004
5%
2011
30
2008
0
2007
0%
2005
0%
2004
33%
2003
11%
2012
86%
2006-2012
86%
2006-2012
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
50%
2007
33%
2007
0%
2007
0%
2007
99%
2012
99%
2011
92%
2011
100%
2010
100%
2010
100%
2009
100%
2009
100%
2008
96%
2007
100%
2006
100%
2005
100%
2004
100%
2003
100%
2002
100%
2001
100%
2009
100%
2007-2008
100%
2005-2006
100%
2003-2004
100%
2003
97%
2001-2002
98%
2004
96%
2011
100%
2009-2010
95%
2007-2008
100%
2005-2006
100%
2003-2004
100%
2003
93%
2001-2002
0
2007-2008
0
2007-2008
0
2007
17
2006
17
2006
8
2005
61%
2011
61%
2011
75%
2010
75%
2010
100%
2009
100%
2009
88%
2008
88%
2008
94%
2007
94%
2007
71%
2006
71%
2006
80%
2005
80%
2005
97%
2004
97%
2004
100%
2003
100%
2003
93%
2002
93%
2002
100%
2009-2010
19%
2007
19%
2007
100%
2011
100%
2001-2010
100%
2001-2010
A
2010
67%
2011
68%
2011
88%
2010
86%
2009-2010
86%
2009-2010
86%
2009-2010
86%
2009-2010
78%
2009-2010
78%
2009-2010
90%
2009
89%
2009
89%
2009
66%
2007-2008
66%
2007-2008
80%
2007
43%
2006
13%
2005
50%
2004
38%
2004
38%
2003
56%
2002
89%
2001
0%
2001-2002
77%
2011-2012
81
2009-2010
3%
2009-2010
11%
2009-2010
12%
2009
14%
2007-2008
0%
2007-2008
57%
2005-2006
100%
2009-2010
100%
2007-2008
100%
2005-2006
82%
1998-2002
0%
2009-2010
0%
2007-2008
7%
2007
15%
2005
18%
2003-2004
0%
2001-2002
100%
2001-2010
100%
2001-2010
13%
2011
13%
2011
13%
2010
13%
2010
8%
2009
8%
2009
0%
2008
0%
2008
9%
2007
9%
2007
15%
2006
15%
2006
25%
2005
25%
2005
0%
2004
0%
2004
0%
2003
0%
2003
10%
2002
10%
2002
0%
2001
0%
2001
95%
2011-2012
95%
2011-2012
100%
2009-2010
100%
2009-2010
100%
2007-2008
100%
2007-2008
100%
2007
100%
2006
100%
2009
100%
2007-2008
100%
2005-2006
100%
2003-2004
100%
2003
97%
2001-2002
58%
2001-2002
58%
2001-2002
0%
2011-2012
0%
2007
46%
2003-2004
43%
2003
0%
2001-2002
75%
2005-2006
100%
2003-2004
0%
2003-2004
0%
2003
0
2007
0%
2005
0%
2003-2004
0%
2001-2002
14%
2007