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Susan Collins' Ratings and Endorsements on Issue: Labor Unions

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

On The Ballot: Running, Republican for U.S. Senate (ME) - Sr

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45%
2019
0%
2018
13%
2017
52%
2017
33%
2016
55%
2016
64%
2015
55%
2015
55%
2014
50%
2014
55%
2013
56%
2013
55%
2012
45%
2012
26%
2011
44%
2010
62%
2010
66%
2009
61%
2009
43%
2008
100%
2008
68%
2007
47%
2006
57%
2005
50%
2004
0%
2003
31%
2002
50%
2001
0%
2000
0%
1999
14%
1997
36%
2017
38%
2015
63%
2014
83%
2013
36%
2013
50%
2012
34%
2012
14%
2011
34%
2011
80%
2010
35%
2009
45%
2009
78%
2008
33%
2008
57%
2007
38%
2006
38%
2005
18%
2003-2004
18%
2003
50%
2002
25%
2001
0%
2000
0%
1999
11%
1997
29%
2011-2012
66%
2015-2016
61%
2013-2014
38%
2011-2012
62%
2009-2010
33%
1997-1998
100%
2005
0%
2008
80%
2012
50%
2009-2010
50%
2009-2010
16
2007-2008
16
2007-2008
33%
2005-2006
33%
2005-2006
44%
2003-2004
44%
2003-2004
70%
2001-2002
70%
2001-2002
42%
1999-2000
42%
1999-2000
50%
1998
86%
1997
85%
2007
46%
2006
50%
2005
18%
2004
8%
2003
25%
2002
36%
2001
8%
2000
8%
1999
50%
1998
10%
1997
100%
2009
100%
2009
70%
2013-2014
70%
2013-2014
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