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Joe Wilson, Sr.'s Ratings and Endorsements on Issue: Immigration

Office: U.S. House (SC) - District 2, Republican

On The Ballot: Running, Republican for U.S. House (SC) - District 2

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100%
2005
0%
2012
0%
2011
0%
2005-2006
36%
2013-2014
67%
2002
100%
2007
100%
2007
100%
2006
100%
2006
59%
2014
0%
2013-2014
0%
2013-2014
12%
2003-2004
14%
2001-2002
0%
2007-2010
93%
2019-2020
93%
2019-2020
85%
2018
85%
2018
74%
2017-2018
74%
2017-2018
85%
2017
85%
2017
85%
2016
85%
2016
54%
2015-2016
54%
2015-2016
85%
2015
85%
2015
53%
2015
53%
2015
64%
2014
64%
2014
100%
2013
100%
2013
86%
2013
86%
2013
79%
2011-2012
79%
2011-2012
96%
2009-2013
96%
2009-2013
100%
2009-2013
100%
2009-2013
100%
2009-2013
100%
2009-2013
100%
2009-2013
100%
2009-2013
100%
2009-2013
100%
2009-2013
89%
2009-2013
89%
2009-2013
100%
2009-2013
100%
2009-2013
100%
2009-2013
100%
2009-2013
82%
2009-2010
82%
2009-2010
79%
2005-2008
79%
2005-2008
83%
2005-2006
83%
2005-2006
85%
2003-2006
85%
2003-2006
100%
2003-2005
100%
2003-2005
94%
2003
94%
2003
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