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Cedric Richmond'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.

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2017-2018
8%
2015-2016
9%
2013-2014
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2011-2012
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2013-2014
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2013-2014
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2019
100%
2017
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2016
100%
2015
100%
2014
100%
2013
100%
2012
100%
2011
75%
2001
0%
2019-2020
0%
2019-2020
0%
2017-2018
58%
2015-2016
40%
2013-2014
17%
2011-2012
70%
2015-2016
100%
2020
100%
2020
78%
2018
100%
2017
100%
2017
67%
2015-2016
67%
2015-2016
50%
2015
72%
2014
72%
2013-2014
72%
2013-2014
69%
2013
69%
2011-2012
69%
2011-2012
10%
2018
50%
2011
37%
2017-2018
37%
2017-2018
56%
2015-2016
56%
2015-2016
33%
2013-2014
33%
2013-2014
17%
2011-2012
17%
2011-2012
79%
2019-2020
79%
2019-2020
78%
2020
78%
2018
100%
2017
100%
2017
67%
2015-2016
67%
2015-2016
50%
2015
72%
2014
72%
2013-2014
72%
2013-2014
69%
2013
69%
2011-2012
69%
2011-2012
62%
2013
62%
2013
63%
2013
63%
2013
35%
2013
35%
2013
64%
2013
64%
2013
41%
2013
41%
2013
59%
2013
59%
2013
37%
2013
37%
2013
74%
2012
74%
2012
75%
2012
75%
2012
70%
2012
70%
2012
75%
2012
75%
2012
30%
2012
30%
2012
25%
2012
25%
2012
27%
2012
27%
2012
24%
2012
24%
2012
79%
2011
79%
2011
21%
2011
21%
2011
67%
2011
67%
2011
20%
2011
20%
2011
33%
2011
33%
2011
80%
2011
80%
2011
18%
2011
18%
2011
78%
2011
78%
2011
100%
2017-2018
9%
2019-2020
0%
2017-2018
9%
2017-2018
15%
2015-2016
15%
2015-2016
10%
2015-2016
10%
2015-2016
24%
2015
16%
2015
15%
2014
13%
2014
25%
2014
20%
2014
5%
2011-2012
3%
2011-2012
0%
2014
0%
2014
14%
2015-2016
50%
2013-2014
57%
2011-2012
0%
2011-2012
33%
2012-2013
19%
2019-2020
20%
2015-2016
10%
2013-2014
0%
2013-2014
0%
2013-2014
0%
2013-2014
0%
2013-2014
66%
2011-2012
28%
2011
100%
2019-2020
10%
2011-2012
67%
2017-2018
67%
2017-2018
61%
2016
61%
2016
89%
2019
0%
2017-2018
0%
2017-2018
8%
2017
8%
2017
20%
2015-2016
20%
2015-2016
85%
2017-2018
100%
2015-2016
100%
2015
66%
2013-2014
92%
2011-2012
100%
2011
100%
2017-2018
100%
2015-2016
86%
2013-2014
67%
2017-2018
67%
2017-2018
61%
2016
61%
2016
84%
2011
46%
2015
10%
2014
13%
2013
22%
2012
67%
2006-2012
67%
2006-2012
100%
2014
93%
2017-2018
93%
2017-2018
80%
2015-2016
80%
2015-2016
84%
2013-2014
84%
2013-2014
75%
2011-2012
75%
2011-2012
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2014
0%
2014
0%
2017-2018
8%
2015-2016
9%
2013-2014
0%
2011-2012
19%
2019
17%
2018
17%
2016
12%
2014
13%
2015-2016
13%
2015-2016
0%
2013-2014
0%
2013-2014
0%
2013
0%
2013
0%
2012
0%
2012
7%
2011
7%
2011
10%
2013-2014
4%
2017-2018
18%
2015-2016
19%
2014
12%
2011-2012
5%
2011
0%
2014
0%
2014
23%
2017-2018
23%
2017-2018
22%
2015-2016
22%
2015-2016
22%
2015
23%
2014
37%
2014
30%
2013-2014
30%
2013-2014
20%
2013
17%
2011-2012
17%
2011-2012
5%
2011
10%
2011
22
2013-2014
58%
2011-2012
17%
2011-2012
22%
2013-2014
9%
2011-2012
50%
2013-2014
83%
2011-2012
56%
2013
56%
2013
71%
2012
71%
2012
43%
2011
43%
2011
46%
2011
12%
2019-2020
12%
2019-2020
0%
2017-2018
9%
2017-2018
15%
2015-2016
15%
2015-2016
10%
2015-2016
10%
2015-2016
16%
2015
24%
2015
13%
2014
25%
2014
15%
2014
20%
2014
3%
2011-2012
5%
2011-2012
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2017-2018
8%
2015-2016
9%
2013-2014
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2011-2012
84%
2011
0%
2014
0%
2014
44%
2014
44%
2014
100%
2011-2012
67%
2012
13%
2011
67%
2017-2018
67%
2017-2018
61%
2016
61%
2016
50%
2017-2018
50%
2017-2018
50%
2015-2016
50%
2015-2016
33%
2013-2014
33%
2013-2014
75%
2020
0%
2017-2018
18%
2015-2016
18%
2015-2016
70%
2015-2016
14%
2015-2016
50%
2013-2014
57%
2011-2012
70%
2015-2016
100%
2017-2018
100%
2017-2018
46%
2015
10%
2014
13%
2013
22%
2012
66%
2015-2016
66%
2015-2016
60%
2015
66%
2014
50%
2013
66%
2011-2012
66%
2011-2012
84%
2011
100%
2020
100%
2020
78%
2018
100%
2017
100%
2017
67%
2015-2016
67%
2015-2016
50%
2015
72%
2014
72%
2013-2014
72%
2013-2014
69%
2013
69%
2011-2012
69%
2011-2012
67%
2006-2012
67%
2006-2012
95%
2020
94%
2019-2020
76%
2019
93%
2019
46%
2018
74%
2018
66%
2017-2018
78%
2017
86%
2017
92%
2016
77%
2016
86%
2015-2016
71%
2014
63%
2013-2014
64%
2013
74%
2013
79%
2012
71%
2012
79%
2011-2012
86%
2011
86%
2011
0%
2014
0%
2017-2018
0%
2017-2018
8%
2015-2016
9%
2013-2014
0%
2011-2012
13%
2015-2016
13%
2015-2016
0%
2013-2014
0%
2013-2014
0%
2013
0%
2013
0%
2012
0%
2012
7%
2011
7%
2011
0%
2013-2014
0%
2013-2014
12%
2019-2020
12%
2019-2020
0%
2017-2018
9%
2017-2018
15%
2015-2016
15%
2015-2016
10%
2015-2016
10%
2015-2016
16%
2015
24%
2015
20%
2014
13%
2014
25%
2014
15%
2014
3%
2011-2012
5%
2011-2012
100%
2018
100%
2017
100%
2016
100%
2015
89%
2014
90%
2013
100%
2012
100%
2011
4%
2017-2018
18%
2015-2016
19%
2014
12%
2011-2012
5%
2011
44%
2014
44%
2014
11%
2015-2016
12%
2013-2014
3%
2011-2012
11%
2019
33%
2018
16%
2016
19%
2015
21%
2013
16%
2012