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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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2009
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2007-2008
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2005-2006
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2003
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2001-2002
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1999-2000
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2015
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2009-2010
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2005-2006
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2003-2004
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2001-2002
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1999-2000
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1999
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2014
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2014
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2012
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2010
80%
2008
75%
2006
63%
2001
43%
1999
75%
1995-2003
18%
2015-2016
40%
2013-2014
17%
2011-2012
0%
2009-2010
0%
2001
50%
2014
23%
2011
33%
2009-2010
84%
2007-2008
29%
2005-2006
17%
2000
36%
1999
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2017
100%
2017
93%
2015-2016
93%
2015-2016
88%
2015
94%
2014
94%
2013-2014
94%
2013-2014
92%
2013
93%
2011-2012
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2011-2012
61%
2007-2008
19%
2001-2002
19%
2001-2002
44%
2012
100%
2009-2010
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2009-2010
75
2007-2008
75
2007-2008
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2005-2006
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2005-2006
80%
2003-2004
80%
2003-2004
80%
2001-2002
80%
2001-2002
75%
1999-2000
75%
1999-2000
35%
2018
100%
2007
Fence Sitter
2002
Fence Sitter
2002
89%
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2001-2002
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2003-2004
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2001-2002
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2015-2016
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2015-2016
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2013-2014
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2013-2014
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2011-2012
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2011-2012
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2009-2010
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2009-2010
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2005-2006
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2001-2002
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2001-2002
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2000
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2007-2008
50
2007-2008
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2005-2006
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2005-2006
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2003
89%
2003
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2001-2002
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2001-2002
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2015
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2013
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2011-2012
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2011
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2009-2010
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2009
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2007-2008
100%
2007
96%
2005-2006
100%
2004
100%
2003
100%
2001-2002
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2001-2002
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2017
100%
2017
93%
2015-2016
93%
2015-2016
88%
2015
94%
2014
94%
2013-2014
94%
2013-2014
92%
2013
93%
2011-2012
93%
2011-2012
100%
2017
100%
2015-2016
89%
2015
91%
2013-2014
87%
2013
100%
2011-2012
75%
2011
87%
2009-2010
85%
2009
83%
2007-2008
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2007
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2005-2006
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2004
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2001-2002
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1999-2000
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2013
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2013
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2013
28%
2013
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2013
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2013
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2013
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2013
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2013
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2013
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2012
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2012
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2012
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2012
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2012
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2012
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2011
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2011
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2011
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2015-2016
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2011-2012
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2003-2004
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2003-2004
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2001-2002
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1999
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2012-2013
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2015
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2013-2014
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2012
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2011-2012
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2009-2010
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2007-2008
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2005-2006
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2003-2004
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2001-2002
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1996
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2005-2006
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2003-2004
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2013-2014
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2013-2014
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2013-2014
100%
2011-2012
42%
2011
25%
2009-2010
40%
2007-2008
38%
2005-2006
46%
2003-2004
46%
2003
33%
2011
69%
2007-2008
35%
2005-2006
36%
2003-2004
100%
2010
100%
2010
43%
2015-2016
43%
2015-2016
20%
2013-2014
20%
2013-2014
82%
2005-2006
82%
2005-2006
54%
2003-2004
54%
2003-2004
100%
2003
100%
2003
91%
2001-2002
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2001-2002
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1999-2000
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1999-2000
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2003-2004
72%
2016
72%
2016
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1999-2000
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1999-2000
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2012
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2011
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2009-2010
50%
2009-2010
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2007-2008
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40%
2005-2006
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2003
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2001-2002
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2001-2002
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1999-2000
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2015-2016
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2013-2014
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2005-2006
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2005-2006
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2003-2004
54%
2003-2004
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2003
100%
2003
91%
2001-2002
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2001-2002
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1999-2000
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1999-2000
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25%
2017
60%
2015-2016
60%
2015-2016
94%
2015-2016
100%
2015
83%
2013-2014
100%
2011-2012
100%
2011
93%
2009-2010
91%
2007-2008
100
2007
95%
2005-2006
65%
2003-2004
60%
2001-2002
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2001
57%
2000
62%
1999
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2015-2016
100%
2004
72%
2016
72%
2016
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1999-2000
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1999-2000
79%
2011
90
2008
90
2007
88%
2005
71%
2004
83%
2003
64%
2015
25%
2013
22%
2012
57%
2006-2012
57%
2006-2012
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100%
2015-2016
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2015-2016
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100%
2013-2014
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2011-2012
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2011-2012
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1999-2000
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1999-2000
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1999
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2007
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2007
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2007
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2014
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2014
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2014
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2015-2016
96%
2015
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2011
100%
2009-2010
100%
2009
98%
2007-2008
96%
2007
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2005-2006
100%
2005
100%
2003-2004
100%
2003
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2001-2002
86%
2001
93%
2000
91%
1999
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2015-2016
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2013-2014
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2011-2012
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2009-2010
0%
2009
0%
2007-2008
4%
2005-2006
14%
2003-2004
14%
2003
13%
2001-2002
50%
1999-2000
23%
2004
6%
2011-2012
7%
2011
0%
2009-2010
22%
2007-2008
31%
2005-2006
32%
2003-2004
38%
2003
21%
2001-2002
36%
2000
15%
2016
12%
2014
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2013-2014
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2013
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2012
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2011
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2011
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2009
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2008
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2008
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2007
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2007
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2006
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2006
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2005
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2005
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2004
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2004
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2003
8%
2003
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2002
20%
2002
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2009-2010