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Eric Cantor's Ratings and Endorsements

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
100%
2007-2008
100%
2005-2006
93%
2003-2004
100%
2003
95%
2001-2002
100%
2013-2014
100%
2013-2014
0%
2013
0%
2012
0%
2011
0%
2010
0%
2009
0%
2007
0%
2006
0%
2005
0%
2004
0%
2003
0%
2001
0%
1996
100%
2013-2014
100%
2013
100%
2011-2012
100%
2011
100%
2009-2010
100%
2007-2008
100%
2005-2006
100%
2003-2004
100%
2001-2002
100%
2011-2012
100%
2009-2010
100%
2001
82%
2011
66%
2009-2010
15%
2007-2008
88%
2005-2006
16%
2007
18%
2013-2014
18%
2013-2014
15%
2013
14%
2011-2012
14%
2011-2012
8%
2007-2008
86%
2001-2002
86%
2001-2002
0%
2009-2010
0%
2009-2010
0
2007-2008
0%
2005-2006
0%
2005-2006
17%
2003-2004
17%
2003-2004
20%
2001-2002
20%
2001-2002
0%
2007
Fence Sitter
2002
Fence Sitter
2002
11%
2003
0%
2001-2002
50%
2011
0%
2005
0%
2003-2004
0%
2001-2002
0%
2007-2008
33%
2005-2006
33%
2005-2006
11%
2003
0%
2001-2002
0
2007-2008
0
2007-2008
38%
2005-2006
38%
2005-2006
11%
2003
11%
2003
0%
2001-2002
0%
2001-2002
35%
2013
35%
2013
64%
2013
64%
2013
15%
2013
15%
2013
77%
2013
77%
2013
0%
2013
87%
2013
87%
2013
80%
2013
80%
2013
85%
2012
85%
2012
15%
2012
15%
2012
17%
2012
17%
2012
20%
2012
20%
2012
18%
2012
18%
2012
82%
2012
82%
2012
80%
2012
80%
2012
83%
2012
83%
2012
80%
2011
80%
2011
20%
2011
20%
2011
27%
2011
27%
2011
26%
2011
26%
2011
73%
2011
73%
2011
0%
2011
74%
2011
74%
2011
100%
2011
100%
2011
91%
2010
91%
2010
18%
2010
18%
2010
26%
2010
26%
2010
9%
2010
18%
2010
18%
2010
82%
2010
82%
2010
72%
2010
72%
2010
82%
2010
82%
2010
75%
2009
75%
2009
84%
2009
84%
2009
0%
2009
13%
2009
13%
2009
88%
2009
88%
2009
8%
2009
12%
2009
12%
2009
92%
2009
92%
2009
26%
2008
26%
2008
8%
2008
9%
2008
91%
2008
91%
2008
15%
2008
15%
2008
89%
2008
89%
2008
85%
2008
85%
2008
73%
2008
73%
2008
0%
2007
4%
2007
87.8%
2007
87.8%
2007
81%
2007
81%
2007
72%
2007
72%
2007
12.2%
2007
12.2%
2007
95%
2007
95%
2007
17%
2007
17%
2007
85%
2006
85%
2006
81%
2006
81%
2006
11%
2006
11%
2006
17.5%
2006
17.5%
2006
17%
2006
17%
2006
82.5%
2006
82.5%
2006
73%
2006
73%
2006
16%
2006
16%
2006
11%
2005
11%
2005
86%
2005
86%
2005
86%
2005
86%
2005
12%
2005
12%
2005
88%
2005
88%
2005
9%
2005
12%
2005
12%
2005
88%
2005
88%
2005
0%
2004
93%
2004
93%
2004
5%
2004
77%
2004
77%
2004
20%
2004
20%
2004
96%
2004
96%
2004
90%
2003
90%
2003
10%
2003
10%
2003
11%
2003
11%
2003
91%
2003
91%
2003
80%
2003
80%
2003
0%
2003
87%
2003
87%
2003
5%
2003
10%
2002
10%
2002
75%
2002
75%
2002
85%
2002
85%
2002
90%
2002
90%
2002
0%
2002
0%
2002
87%
2002
87%
2002
9%
2002
94%
2001
94%
2001
81%
2001
81%
2001
0%
2001
60%
2001
60%
2001
0%
2001
33%
2001
33%
2001
0%
2003
87%
2014
84%
2014
67%
2014
92%
2011-2012
92%
2011-2012
73%
2011-2012
73%
2011-2012
100%
2009-2010
100%
2009-2010
100%
2007-2008
100%
2007-2008
100%
2007
17%
2006
25%
2014
25%
2014
83%
2005-2006
100%
2003-2004
0
2007
100%
2007-2008
90%
2003-2004
100%
2003
100%
2001-2002
59%
2013-2014
90%
2013-2014
90%
2013-2014
83%
2013-2014
100%
2013-2014
86%
2013-2014
62%
2009-2010
57%
2007-2008
80%
2005-2006
83%
2003-2004
100%
2001-2002
50%
2007
50%
2007
0%
2006
0%
2006
94%
2009
100%
2009-2010
100%
2003
100%
2003
100%
2012-2013
100%
2012
100%
2011-2012
72%
2009-2010
95%
2007-2008
100%
2005-2006
100%
2003-2004
95%
2001-2002
90%
2005-2006
100%
2003-2004
96%
2013-2014
100%
2013-2014
100%
2013-2014
100%
2013-2014
100%
2011-2012
100%
2011
100%
2009-2010
100%
2007-2008
75%
2005-2006
100%
2003-2004
100%
2003
66%
2011
65%
2007-2008
82%
2005-2006
82%
2003-2004
0%
2010
0%
2010
6%
2005-2006
6%
2005-2006
0%
2003-2004
0%
2003-2004
0%
2003
0%
2003
5%
2001-2002
5%
2001-2002
25%
2003-2004
0%
2012
0%
2011
0%
2009-2010
0%
2007-2008
0%
2007
0%
2005-2006
0%
2004
0%
2003
0%
2001-2002
6%
2005-2006
6%
2005-2006
0%
2003-2004
0%
2003-2004
0%
2003
0%
2003
5%
2001-2002
5%
2001-2002
0%
2011-2012
0%
2011
6%
2009-2010
18%
2007-2008
0
2007
5%
2005-2006
0%
2003-2004
7%
2001-2002
0%
2001
0%
2004
0%
2011
20
2008
0
2007
0%
2005
0%
2004
33%
2003
100%
2006-2012
100%
2006-2012
59%
2014
0%
2011-2012
0%
2011-2012
0%
2009-2010
0%
2009-2010
0%
2007-2008
0%
2007-2008
0%
2005-2006
0%
2005-2006
0%
2003-2004
0%
2003-2004
0%
2001-2002
0%
2001-2002
0%
2001
50%
2007
0%
2007
0%
2007
0%
2007
25%
2014
25%
2014
36%
2014
36%
2014
93%
2014
95%
2013
84%
2013
96%
2012
95%
2012
96%
2011
87%
2011
97%
2010
100%
2010
97%
2009
100%
2009
92%
2008
100%
2007
92%
2006
96%
2005
100%
2004
88%
2003
100%
2002
100%
2001
100%
2009
100%
2007-2008
100%
2005-2006
93%
2003-2004
100%
2003
95%
2001-2002
97%
2004
96%
2011-2012
96%
2011
100%
2009-2010
100%
2007-2008
100%
2005-2006
100%
2003-2004
100%
2003
93%
2001-2002
12
2007-2008
12
2007-2008
7
2007
25
2006
25
2006
8
2005
100%
2013
100%
2013
100%
2012
100%
2012
50%
2011
50%
2011
88%
2010
88%
2010
100%
2009
100%
2009
80%
2008
80%
2008
100%
2007
100%
2007
100%
2006
100%
2006
73%
2005
73%
2005
91%
2004
91%
2004
96%
2003
96%
2003
93%
2002
93%
2002
100%
2009-2010
18%
2007
18%
2007
55%
2011-2012
90%
2011
100%
2001-2010
100%
2001-2010
A
2010
25%
2014
25%
2014
83%
1999
56%
2014
60%
2013
59%
2011-2012
59%
2011-2012
65%
2011
70%
2011
89%
2010
80%
2009-2010
80%
2009-2010
85%
2009-2010
85%
2009-2010
83%
2009-2010
83%
2009-2010
90%
2009
80%
2009
85%
2009
71%
2007-2008
71%
2007-2008
78%
2007
30%
2006
25%
2005
25%
2004
60%
2004
38%
2003
50%
2002
75%
2001
0%
2001-2002
0%
2013-2014
68%
2011-2012
0%
2011-2012
63
2009-2010
3%
2009-2010
20%
2009-2010
23%
2009
5%
2007-2008
0%
2007-2008
43%
2005-2006
87%
2009-2010
100%
2007-2008
96%
2005-2006
91%
1998-2002
8%
2011-2012
0%
2009-2010
0%
2007-2008
7%
2007
15%
2005
9%
2003-2004
0%
2001-2002
100%
2001-2010
100%
2001-2010
4%
2012
4%
2012
10%
2011
10%
2011
13%
2010
13%
2010
9%
2009
9%
2009
0%
2008
0%
2008
11%
2007
11%
2007
7%
2006
7%
2006
8%
2005
8%
2005
0%
2004
0%
2004
0%
2003
0%
2003
0%
2002
0%
2002
0%
2001
0%
2001
20%
2007
67%
2014
84%
2014
87%
2014
73%
2011-2012
73%
2011-2012
92%
2011-2012
92%
2011-2012
100%
2009-2010
100%
2009-2010
100%
2007-2008
100%
2007-2008
100%
2007
17%
2006
100%
2009
100%
2007-2008
100%
2005-2006
93%
2003-2004
100%
2003
95%
2001-2002
67%
2001-2002
67%
2001-2002
0%
2011-2012
100%
2011-2012
100%
2011
100%
2010
100%
2009
100%
2007-2008
100%
2003-2004
75%
2002
0%
2007
59%
2014