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Nancy Boyda's Ratings and Endorsements

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11%
2007-2008
100%
2007
0%
2007-2008
42%
2008
42%
2008
57%
2008
57%
2008
34%
2008
34%
2008
43%
2008
43%
2008
62%
2008
62%
2008
48%
2008
48%
2008
50%
2008
50%
2008
53.8%
2007
53.8%
2007
46.2%
2007
46.2%
2007
42%
2007
42%
2007
47%
2007
47%
2007
57%
2007
57%
2007
48%
2007
48%
2007
51%
2007
51%
2007
52%
2007
52%
2007
28%
2007
22%
2007-2008
35%
2007
35%
2007
0%
2007
0%
2007
10%
2007
0
2007
40%
2007-2008
0%
2005-2006
64%
2007
45%
2007
45%
2007
83%
2007
100%
2007
20%
2007-2008
35%
2007
35%
2007
11%
2007-2008
100%
2007
100%
2007
100%
2007
0%
2007
0%
2007
0%
2007
93%
2005-2008
93%
2005-2008
100
2007
100
2007
F
2007-2008
F
2007-2008
80%
2007-2008
80%
2007-2008
33%
2007-2008
33%
2007-2008
64%
2007
45%
2007
45%
2007
20%
2007-2008
22%
2007-2008
11%
2007-2008
60
2007
57%
2007-2008
10%
2007
0
2007
88%
2007-2008
100%
2007
20%
2007-2008
0%
2008
0%
2008
0%
2007
0%
2007
0%
2007
0%
2007
18%
2007-2008
18%
2007-2008
10%
2007
10%
2007
22%
2007-2008
70%
2007
100%
2007
67%
2007
50%
2007
100%
2007
88%
2007-2008
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