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John Culberson'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.

100%
2015-2016
100%
2013-2014
100%
2011-2012
100%
2009-2010
100%
2009
100%
2007-2008
100%
2005-2006
100%
2003-2004
100%
2003
95%
2001-2002
100%
2013-2014
100%
2013-2014
0%
2016
0%
2015
0%
2014
0%
2013
0%
2012
0%
2011
0%
2010
0%
2009
0%
2007
0%
2006
0%
2005
0%
2004
0%
2003
0%
2001
100%
2015-2016
100%
2015
100%
2014
100%
2013-2014
100%
2013
100%
2011-2012
100%
2011
100%
2009-2010
100%
2007-2008
100%
2005-2006
91%
2003-2004
100%
2001-2002
85%
2015-2016
60%
2013-2014
100%
2011-2012
100%
2009-2010
100%
2001
25%
2014
88%
2011
66%
2009-2010
30%
2007-2008
82%
2005-2006
20%
2017
20%
2015-2016
20%
2015-2016
22%
2015
11%
2014
11%
2013-2014
11%
2013-2014
15%
2013
14%
2011-2012
14%
2011-2012
7%
2007-2008
79%
2001-2002
79%
2001-2002
11%
2012
0%
2009-2010
0%
2009-2010
12
2007-2008
12
2007-2008
0%
2005-2006
0%
2005-2006
17%
2003-2004
17%
2003-2004
10%
2001-2002
10%
2001-2002
25%
2018
0%
2007
Fence Sitter
2002
Fence Sitter
2002
11%
2003
33%
2001-2002
50%
2011
0%
2005
0%
2003-2004
0%
2001-2002
6%
2015-2016
11%
2013-2014
11%
2013-2014
0%
2011-2012
50%
2009-2010
50%
2009-2010
0%
2007-2008
0%
2005-2006
11%
2003
33%
2001-2002
33%
2001-2002
33
2007-2008
33
2007-2008
29%
2005-2006
29%
2005-2006
11%
2003
11%
2003
33%
2001-2002
33%
2001-2002
33%
2001-2002
33%
2001-2002
20%
2017
20%
2015-2016
20%
2015-2016
22%
2015
11%
2014
11%
2013-2014
11%
2013-2014
15%
2013
14%
2011-2012
14%
2011-2012
8%
2017
15%
2015-2016
22%
2015
17%
2013-2014
12%
2013
9%
2011-2012
0%
2011
13%
2009-2010
0%
2009
8%
2007-2008
17%
2007
14%
2005-2006
0%
2005
11%
2004
11%
2003
33%
2001-2002
100%
2006
31%
2013
31%
2013
69%
2013
69%
2013
86%
2013
86%
2013
34%
2013
34%
2013
62%
2013
62%
2013
75%
2013
75%
2013
26%
2013
26%
2013
81%
2012
81%
2012
91%
2012
91%
2012
86%
2012
86%
2012
80%
2012
80%
2012
19%
2012
19%
2012
16%
2012
16%
2012
0%
2012
14%
2012
14%
2012
21%
2011
21%
2011
26%
2011
26%
2011
26%
2011
26%
2011
79%
2011
79%
2011
74%
2011
74%
2011
70%
2011
70%
2011
30%
2011
30%
2011
73%
2011
73%
2011
94%
2010
94%
2010
6%
2010
88%
2010
88%
2010
0%
2010
0%
2010
95%
2010
95%
2010
5%
2010
85%
2010
85%
2010
75%
2009
75%
2009
87%
2009
87%
2009
0%
2009
84%
2009
84%
2009
13%
2009
13%
2009
13%
2009
13%
2009
87%
2009
87%
2009
12%
2009
12%
2009
80%
2008
80%
2008
10%
2008
10%
2008
11%
2008
11%
2008
20%
2008
20%
2008
89.2%
2008
89.2%
2008
90%
2008
90%
2008
0%
2008
95%
2008
95%
2008
14.7%
2007
14.7%
2007
85.3%
2007
85.3%
2007
0%
2007
3%
2007
36%
2007
36%
2007
97%
2007
97%
2007
91%
2007
91%
2007
63%
2007
63%
2007
12.8%
2006
12.8%
2006
67%
2006
67%
2006
0%
2006
32%
2006
32%
2006
87.2%
2006
87.2%
2006
0%
2006
94%
2006
94%
2006
94%
2006
94%
2006
15%
2005
15%
2005
26%
2005
26%
2005
86%
2005
86%
2005
11%
2005
11%
2005
89%
2005
89%
2005
73%
2005
73%
2005
0%
2005
85%
2005
85%
2005
96%
2004
96%
2004
0%
2004
0%
2004
91%
2004
91%
2004
9%
2004
91%
2004
91%
2004
89%
2003
89%
2003
73%
2003
73%
2003
0%
2003
57%
2003
57%
2003
27%
2003
27%
2003
41%
2003
41%
2003
65%
2003
65%
2003
30%
2003
30%
2003
85%
2002
85%
2002
92%
2002
92%
2002
8%
2002
91%
2002
91%
2002
0%
2002
0%
2002
0%
2002
75%
2002
75%
2002
7%
2001
4%
2001
81%
2001
81%
2001
0%
2001
87%
2001
87%
2001
89%
2001
89%
2001
0%
2003
25%
2017-2018
96%
2017-2018
96%
2017-2018
90%
2016
100%
2015-2016
100%
2015-2016
100%
2015
88%
2015
67%
2014
86%
2014
88%
2011-2012
88%
2011-2012
82%
2011-2012
82%
2011-2012
100%
2009-2010
100%
2009-2010
100%
2007-2008
100%
2007-2008
100%
2007
0%
2006
50%
2014
50%
2014
100%
2015-2016
100%
2013-2014
100%
2011-2012
83%
2007-2008
80%
2005-2006
100%
2003-2004
33
2007
100%
2015-2016
100%
2011-2012
100%
2007-2008
100%
2003-2004
100%
2003
100%
2001-2002
84%
2015-2016
86%
2015
90%
2013-2014
76%
2013-2014
92%
2013-2014
90%
2013-2014
85%
2013-2014
71%
2013-2014
100%
2013-2014
75%
2009-2010
62%
2007-2008
80%
2005-2006
100%
2003-2004
100%
2001-2002
100%
2017-2018
75%
2007
75%
2007
0%
2006
0%
2006
84%
1999
84%
1997
85%
1995
100%
2009-2010
94%
2003
94%
2003
86%
2012-2013
89%
2015-2016
85%
2015
96%
2013-2014
95%
2012
96%
2011-2012
78%
2009-2010
85%
2007-2008
100%
2005-2006
90%
2003-2004
100%
2001-2002
100%
2015-2016
100%
2015-2016
79%
1999-2006
40%
1999-2004
90%
2005-2006
100%
2003-2004
100%
2013-2014
100%
2013-2014
92%
2013-2014
0%
2013-2014
100%
2013-2014
100%
2011-2012
100%
2011
100%
2009-2010
60%
2007-2008
75%
2005-2006
100%
2003-2004
100%
2003
0%
2010
0%
2010
0%
2015-2016
0%
2015-2016
0%
2013-2014
0%
2013-2014
6%
2005-2006
6%
2005-2006
8%
2003-2004
8%
2003-2004
17%
2003
17%
2003
5%
2001-2002
5%
2001-2002
25%
2003-2004
0%
2016
0%
2016
11%
2017
11%
2017
40%
2015-2016
40%
2015-2016
0%
2015-2016
0%
2013-2014
0%
2004
0%
2016
0%
2016
0%
2011
50
2008
0
2007
0%
2005
0%
2004
33%
2003
71%
2006-2012
71%
2006-2012
59%
2014
0%
2015-2016
0%
2015-2016
0%
2014
30%
2013-2014
30%
2013-2014
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
0%
2007
0%
2007
17%
2007
0%
2007
50%
2014
50%
2014
0%
2007
0%
2001-2002
100%
2015-2016
100%
2013-2014
100%
2011-2012
100%
2009-2010
100%
2009
100%
2007-2008
100%
2005-2006
100%
2003-2004
100%
2003
95%
2001-2002
93%
2004
100%
2011-2012
100%
2011
100%
2009-2010
100%
2007-2008
100%
2005-2006
100%
2003-2004
100%
2003
93%
2001-2002
4
2007-2008
4
2007-2008
0
2007
17
2006
17
2006
-4
2005
-4
2005
54%
2016
67%
2014
86%
2013-2014
86%
2013-2014
100%
2013
100%
2013
100%
2012
100%
2012
61%
2011
61%
2011
87%
2010
87%
2010
100%
2009
100%
2009
100%
2008
100%
2008
100%
2007
100%
2007
100%
2006
100%
2006
80%
2005
80%
2005
97%
2004
97%
2004
96%
2003
96%
2003
93%
2002
93%
2002
100%
2009-2010
19%
2007
19%
2007
79%
2015-2016
72%
2014
77%
2011-2012
81%
2011
100%
2001-2010
100%
2001-2010
A
2010
50%
2014
50%
2014
59%
2015-2016
59%
2015-2016
63%
2015
65%
2014
65%
2014
58%
2013-2014
58%
2013-2014
60%
2013
67%
2011-2012
67%
2011-2012
80%
2011
74%
2011
90%
2010
90%
2009-2010
90%
2009-2010
80%
2009-2010
80%
2009-2010
90%
2009-2010
90%
2009-2010
90%
2009
95%
2009
100%
2009
76%
2007-2008
76%
2007-2008
78%
2007
37%
2006
25%
2005
60%
2004
38%
2004
63%
2003
60%
2002
75%
2001