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Jeff Fortenberry's Ratings and Endorsements on Issue: Government Operations

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.

0%
2017-2018
0%
2017-2018
11%
2016
11%
2016
0%
2020
100%
2018
75%
2017
100%
2016
73%
2015
92%
2014
85%
2013
100%
2012
93%
2011
87%
2021
87%
2021
62%
2020
62%
2020
42%
2018
42%
2018
45%
2017
45%
2017
68%
2016
68%
2016
67%
2015
67%
2015
57%
2014
57%
2014
48%
2013
48%
2013
32%
2012
32%
2012
63%
2011
63%
2011
89%
2010
89%
2010
90%
2009
90%
2009
74%
2008
74%
2008
65%
2007
65%
2007
67%
2006
67%
2006
71%
2005
71%
2005
37%
2014
37%
2014
27%
2019
27%
2019
50%
2017-2018
50%
2017-2018
45%
2015-2016
45%
2015-2016
45%
2015
45%
2015
37%
2013-2014
37%
2013-2014
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