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John McCain III's Ratings and Endorsements

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91%
2015-2016
64%
2013-2014
100%
2011-2012
100%
2009-2010
100%
2009
78%
2007-2008
79%
2005-2006
84%
2003-2004
89%
2003
73%
2001-2002
91%
1999-2000
0%
2016
0%
2015
0%
2014
20%
2013
0%
2012
0%
2011
0%
2010
0%
2009
0%
2008
0%
2007
0%
2006
0%
2005
0%
2004
0%
2003
0%
2001
0%
2000
0%
1999
5%
1997
0%
1996
100%
2015-2016
100%
2015
100%
2014
100%
2013-2014
100%
2013
100%
2011-2012
100%
2011
100%
2009-2010
66%
2007-2008
75%
2005-2006
82%
2003-2004
33%
2001-2002
66%
1999-2000
60%
1999
80%
1997-1998
75%
1997
86%
1996
62%
2015-2016
75%
2013-2014
100%
2011-2012
100%
2009-2010
0%
2002
80%
2014
70%
2011
50%
2009-2010
100%
2007-2008
35%
2005-2006
50%
2000
50%
1999
72%
1995-1996
89%
1993-1994
89%
2015-2016
36%
2015-2016
36%
2015-2016
40%
2015
20%
2014
20%
2013-2014
20%
2013-2014
20%
2013
28%
2011-2012
28%
2011-2012
0%
2007-2008
33%
2001-2002
33%
2001-2002
20%
1991-1992
10%
2012
0%
2009-2010
0%
2009-2010
0
2007-2008
0%
2005-2006
0%
2005-2006
44%
2003-2004
44%
2003-2004
25%
2001-2002
25%
2001-2002
11%
1999-2000
11%
1999-2000
50%
1998
71%
1997
21%
1996
30%
1995
56%
1994
56%
1993
25%
2015-2016
25%
2015-2016
50%
2014
50%
2014
50%
2013-2014
50%
2013-2014
5%
2012
5%
2012
0%
2011
0%
2011
8%
2007-2008
8%
2007-2008
23%
2005-2006
23%
2005-2006
F
2008
F
2008
20%
2003
100%
2001-2002
50%
2005
75%
2003-2004
0%
2001-2002
0%
2015-2016
20%
2013-2014
20%
2013-2014
40%
2011-2012
40%
2011-2012
20%
2003
100%
2001-2002
100%
2001-2002
0%
2000
20%
2003
20%
2003
100%
2001-2002
100%
2001-2002
100%
2001-2002
100%
2001-2002
36%
2015-2016
36%
2015-2016
40%
2015
20%
2014
20%
2013-2014
20%
2013-2014
20%
2013
28%
2011-2012
28%
2011-2012
14%
2015-2016
14%
2015
0%
2013-2014
0%
2013
42%
2011-2012
20%
2011
11%
2009-2010
17%
2009
17%
2007-2008
25%
2007
40%
2005-2006
20%
2005
20%
2004
20%
2003
100%
2001-2002
20%
1999-2000
0%
1999
75%
1995-1996
75%
1995
15%
1993-1994
40%
2003
40%
2003
33%
2002
41%
2013
41%
2013
39%
2013
39%
2013
61%
2013
61%
2013
60%
2013
60%
2013
40%
2013
40%
2013
60%
2013
60%
2013
58%
2013
58%
2013
27%
2012
27%
2012
33%
2012
33%
2012
39%
2012
39%
2012
66%
2012
66%
2012
7%
2012
92%
2012
92%
2012
60%
2012
60%
2012
73%
2012
73%
2012
81%
2011
81%
2011
89%
2011
89%
2011
40%
2011
40%
2011
93%
2011
93%
2011
60%
2011
60%
2011
7%
2011
19%
2011
19%
2011
6%
2011
72%
2010
72%
2010
0%
2010
0%
2010
0%
2010
10%
2010
10%
2010
87%
2010
87%
2010
79%
2010
79%
2010
90%
2010
90%
2010
28%
2009
28%
2009
84%
2009
84%
2009
16%
2009
16%
2009
71%
2009
71%
2009
10%
2009
10%
2009
84%
2009
84%
2009
89%
2009
89%
2009
0%
2009
59%
2007
59%
2007
40%
2007
40%
2007
43.3%
2006
43.3%
2006
53%
2006
53%
2006
64%
2006
64%
2006
35%
2006
35%
2006
40%
2006
40%
2006
58%
2006
58%
2006
46%
2006
46%
2006
56.7%
2006
56.7%
2006
54%
2005
54%
2005
52%
2005
52%
2005
45%
2005
45%
2005
23%
2005
23%
2005
64%
2005
64%
2005
59%
2005
59%
2005
41%
2005
41%
2005
47%
2005
47%
2005
44%
2004
44%
2004
55%
2004
55%
2004
49%
2004
49%
2004
48%
2004
48%
2004
49%
2004
49%
2004
49%
2004
49%
2004
0%
2003
62%
2003
62%
2003
38%
2003
38%
2003
59%
2003
59%
2003
50%
2003
50%
2003
39%
2003
39%
2003
54%
2003
54%
2003
49%
2003
49%
2003
40%
2002
40%
2002
40%
2002
40%
2002
57%
2002
57%
2002
35%
2002
35%
2002
42%
2002
42%
2002
58%
2002
58%
2002
61%
2002
61%
2002
60%
2002
60%
2002
7%
2001
55%
2001
55%
2001
59%
2001
59%
2001
72%
2001
72%
2001
45%
2001
45%
2001
33%
2001
33%
2001
64%
2000
64%
2000
52%
2000
52%
2000
32%
2000
32%
2000
47%
2000
47%
2000
34%
2000
34%
2000
67%
2000
67%
2000
33%
1999
33%
1999
81%
1999
81%
1999
18%
1999
18%
1999
66%
1999
66%
1999
54%
1999
54%
1999
44%
1999
44%
1999
29%
1998
29%
1998
29%
1998
29%
1998
69%
1998
69%
1998
58%
1998
58%
1998
70%
1998
70%
1998
29%
1998
29%
1998
0%
1996
15%
1996
15%
1996
54%
1996
54%
1996
72%
1996
72%
1996
84%
1996
84%
1996
43%
1996
43%
1996
89%
2017-2018
89%
2017-2018
90%
2015-2016
90%
2015-2016
91%
2015-2016
91%
2015-2016
89%
2015
89%
2015
90%
2014
75%
2014
91%
2014
71%
2014
91%
2011-2012
91%
2011-2012
94%
2011-2012
94%
2011-2012
96%
2009-2010
96%
2009-2010
100%
2007-2008
100%
2007-2008
100%
2007
100%
2006
50%
2014
50%
2014
100%
2013-2014
100%
2007-2008
71%
2005-2006
60%
2003-2004
68%
2015-2016
67%
2015
73%
2013-2014
6%
2013-2014
78%
2013-2014
89%
2013-2014
57%
2013-2014
68%
2013-2014
100%
2013-2014
70%
2009-2010
75%
2007-2008
62%
2005-2006
14%
2003-2004
50%
2001-2002
0%
2017-2018
93%
2009
100%
2009-2010
50%
2005
56%
2003
56%
2003
66%
2013-2014
75%
2012-2013
95%
2015
75%
2013-2014
80%
2012
75%
2011-2012
85%
2009-2010
100%
2007-2008
63%
2005-2006
41%
2003-2004
63%
2001-2002
100%
2015-2016
99%
2015-2016
33%
1999-2006
20%
1999-2004
100%
2005-2006
71%
2003-2004
100%
2013-2014
50%
2013-2014
100%
2013-2014
100%
2011-2012
100%
2011-2012
85%
2011
88%
2009-2010
40%
2007-2008
100%
2005-2006
75%
2003-2004
75%
2003
100%
2010
100%
2010
0%
2013-2014
0%
2013-2014
15%
2005-2006
15%
2005-2006
41%
2003-2004
41%
2003-2004
64%
2003
64%
2003
38%
2001-2002
38%
2001-2002
33%
1999-2000
33%
1999-2000
27%
1997-1998
27%
1997-1998
25%
1997
25%
1997
38%
1995-1996
38%
1995-1996
67%
2017
83%
2016
88%
2016
83%
2015
86%
2015
86%
2014
83%
2014
82%
2013
88%
2013
82%
2012
75%
2012
80%
2011
83%
2010
100%
2010
71%
2009
82%
2008
100%
2008
100%
2007
100%
2006
72%
2005
67%
2004
61%
2003
79%
2002
50%
2001
75%
2000
75%
1999
76%
1998
100%
1997
100%
1996
40%
2015-2016
40%
2015-2016
100%
2001
100%
2001
11%
2011
25%
2005
17%
2004
67%
2003
100%
2006-2012
100%
2006-2012
0%
2014
25%
2013-2014
25%
2013-2014
15%
2011-2012
15%
2011-2012
0%
2009-2010
0%
2009-2010
0%
2007-2008
0%
2007-2008
33%
2005-2006
33%
2005-2006
25%
2003-2004
25%
2003-2004
14%
2001-2002
14%
2001-2002
20%
2001
17%
1999-2000
17%
1999-2000
25%
1999
50%
1997-1998
50%
1997-1998
33%
1995-1996
33%
1995-1996
0%
2007
0%
2007
0%
2007
25%
2007
50%
2014
50%
2014
0%
1991-1992
13%
2005-2006
0%
2005
15%
1998
23%
2001-2002
94%
1995-1996
94%
1995-1996
81%
2017
57%
2017
82%
2016
88%
2016
67%
2015
91%
2014
82%
2014
82%
2013
52%
2013
92%
2012
83%
2012
80%
2011
83%
2011
100%
2010
83%
2010
82%
2009
96%
2009
63%
2008
80%
2007
65%
2006
80%
2005
72%
2004
75%
2003
78%
2002
68%
2001
81%
2000
77%
1999
68%
1998
80%
1997
95%
1996
87%
1995
91%
1995
96%
1994
83%
1993
91%
2015-2016
64%
2013-2014
100%
2011-2012
100%
2009-2010
100%
2009
78%
2007-2008
79%
2005-2006
84%
2003-2004
89%
2003
73%
2001-2002
91%
1999-2000
79%
2004