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Susan Collins' Ratings and Endorsements on Issue: Abortion

Office: U.S. Senate (ME) - Sr, Republican

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20%
2018
62%
2017-2018
64%
2015-2016
50%
2013-2014
67%
2011-2012
35%
2009-2010
28%
2009
60%
2007-2008
56%
2005-2006
68%
2003-2004
78%
2003
67%
2001-2002
36%
1999-2000
27%
2020
27%
2020
75%
2020
18%
2019-2020
45%
2017
0%
2016
50%
2015
90%
2014
100%
2013
0%
2012
45%
2011
0%
2010
95%
2009
100%
2008
100%
2007
50%
2006
55%
2005
20%
2004
83%
2003
0%
2001
90%
2000
100%
1999
77%
1997
50%
2019-2020
50%
2019
40%
2017-2018
25%
2015-2016
25%
2015
33%
2014
40%
2013-2014
33%
2013
80%
2011-2012
75%
2011
42%
2009-2010
14%
2007-2008
0%
2005-2006
45%
2003-2004
0%
2001-2002
0%
1999-2000
0%
1999
27%
1997-1998
25%
1997
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