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Ben Cline's Ratings and Endorsements

Office:

On The Ballot: Running, Republican for U.S. House (VA) - District 6

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100%
2019-2020
17%
2016-2017
0%
2016
0%
2015
0%
2014-2015
0%
2014
0%
2012
0%
2010
0%
2009
0
2008
0%
2007
0%
2006
0%
2005
0%
2004
95%
2024
100%
2023
95%
2023
92%
2022
89%
2021-2022
89%
2021-2022
91%
2019-2020
91%
2019-2020
99%
2018
50%
2019-2020
100%
2021-2022
100%
2019-2020
100%
2021-2022
100%
2019-2020
100%
2019-2020
87%
2019-2020
83%
2019-2020
100%
2011-2012
62%
2021-2022
100%
2019-2020
100%
2019-2020
99%
2018
84%
2017
84%
2017
86%
2017
86%
2017
83%
2016
83%
2016
88%
2015
88%
2015
84%
2014-2015
84%
2014-2015
79%
2014
79%
2014
69%
2013
69%
2013
0%
2013
0%
2013
65%
2012
65%
2012
73%
2012
73%
2012
80%
2012
80%
2012
68%
2012
68%
2012
86%
2012
86%
2012
65
2010
65
2010
92%
2010
92%
2010
72
2010
72
2010
82
2010
82
2010
70
2009
70
2009
68
2009
68
2009
71%
2009
71%
2009
59
2009
59
2009
87
2008
87
2008
59%
2007
59%
2007
86%
2005
86%
2005
62%
2004
62%
2004
60%
2003
60%
2003
0%
2019-2020
0%
2019-2020
0%
2022
0%
2019
20%
2019-2020
20%
2019-2020
0%
2000-2005
100%
2019-2020
90%
2021
50%
2019
100%
2021
100%
2021
97%
2023-2024
95%
2021-2022
95%
2021-2022
95%
2019-2020
100%
2014-2015
100%
2013
100%
2010-2011
100%
2008-2009
100%
2006-2007
100%
2004-2005
100%
2002-2003
86%
2017
100%
2017
82%
2016
83%
2016
94%
2015
45%
2014
95%
2013
83%
2012-2017
55%
2012
80%
2004-2014
100%
2024
100%
2023
95%
2023
92%
2022
89%
2021-2022
89%
2021-2022
91%
2019-2020
91%
2019-2020
100%
2019-2020
0%
2019-2020
0%
2019-2020
0%
2022
0%
2019
99%
2018
0%
2023-2024
100%
2019-2020
100%
2019-2020
0%
2019-2020
0%
2019-2020
22%
2020
33%
2017
30%
2017
14%
2016
38%
2015
36%
2014-2018
36%
2014-2018
100%
2019-2020
100%
2021
100%
2021
95%
2024
95%
2023
100%
2023
92%
2022
89%
2021-2022
89%
2021-2022
91%
2019-2020
91%
2019-2020
100%
2023
100%
2022
75%
2021
40%
2020
84%
2021
91%
2020
91%
2019
85%
2022
100%
2022
92%
2021
92%
2021
93%
2020
85%
2020
100%
2019
100%
2019
86%
2017
100%
2017
82%
2016
83%
2016
94%
2015
45%
2014
95%
2013
83%
2012-2017
55%
2012
80%
2004-2014
5%
2021-2022
5%
2021-2022
7%
2021
7%
2021
19%
2020
19%
2020
23%
2019
23%
2019
0%
2019-2020
0%
2019-2020
100%
2023
100%
2022
75%
2021
40%
2020
100%
2024
100%
2024
94%
2023
94%
2023
100%
2023
100%
2023
100%
2022
100%
2022
87%
2021
87%
2021
88%
2020
88%
2020
17%
2019-2020
17%
2019-2020
18%
2019
18%
2019
0%
2023-2024
36%
2004-2005
36%
2004-2005
79%
2023-2024
79%
2023-2024
99%
2022
99%
2022
87%
2021-2022
87%
2021-2022
99%
2020
99%
2020
99%
2019-2020
99%
2019-2020
25%
2019-2020
36%
2004-2005
36%
2004-2005
0%
2021-2022
0%
2021-2022
9%
2019
19%
2018
19%
2018
18%
2017
18%
2017
41%
2017
41%
2017
37%
2016
37%
2016
18%
2016
18%
2016
16%
2015
16%
2015
29%
2015
29%
2015
11%
2014
11%
2014
23%
2014
23%
2014
33%
2012
33%
2012
7%
2012
20%
2010
20%
2010
0%
2010
0%
2009
0
2008
0%
2007
0%
2006
0%
2005
0%
2004
0%
2003
43%
2003
17%
2019-2020
17%
2019-2020
18%
2019
18%
2019
0%
2023-2024
2%
2023-2024
2%
2023-2024
2%
2021-2022
2%
2021-2022
2%
2021-2022
2%
2021-2022
3%
2019-2020
3%
2019-2020
3%
2019-2020
3%
2019-2020
0%
2019-2020
0%
2019-2020
100%
2016
100%
2016
25%
2013
0%
2012
33%
2007
0%
2005
0
2004
0%
2003
0%
2019-2020