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Pete Gallego'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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2014
56%
2013
56%
2013
56%
2013
56%
2013
44%
2013
44%
2013
44%
2013
44%
2013
56%
2013
56%
2013
45%
2013
45%
2013
44%
2013
44%
2013
90%
2013-2014
100%
2013-2014
40%
2013-2014
75%
2013-2014
64%
2013-2014
100%
2013-2014
19%
2009
21%
2009
25%
2009
31
2007
26%
2005
17%
2003
9%
2001
18%
1999
16%
1997
37%
1995
100%
2013-2014
73%
2012-2013
60%
2013-2014
23%
2013
6%
2014
0%
2013
0%
2013
36%
2013-2014
17%
2014
0%
2014
0%
2014
15%
2014
18%
2013-2014
18%
2013-2014
0%
2013
56%
2013-2014
40%
2013-2014
22%
2013
22%
2013
43%
2013
0%
2013-2014
0%
2013-2014
79%
2013-2014
79%
2013-2014
67%
2013
50%
2013
59%
2012
69%
2013-2014
69%
2013-2014
70%
2013-2014
70%
2013-2014
2%
2012
2%
2012
27%
2013-2014
27%
2013-2014
50%
2013-2014
56%
2013-2014
40%
2013-2014
85%
2013-2014
25%
2013-2014
22%
2013
22%
2013
25%
2014
90%
2013
57%
2013-2014
30%
2014
23%
2013
0%
2013-2014
0%
2013-2014
19%
2009
20%
2009
21%
2009
31
2007
26%
2005
17%
2003
9%
2001
18%
1999
16%
1997
37%
1995
21%
2013-2014
100%
2014
73%
2013
73%
2013
20%
2009
19%
2009
21%
2009
21%
2009
19%
2009
25%
2009
25%
2009
31
2007
31
2007
26%
2005
26%
2005
17%
2003
17%
2003
9%
2001
9%
2001
18%
1999
18%
1999
16%
1997
16%
1997
37%
1995
37%
1995
16%
2013
23%
2013
23%
2013
30%
2013
16%
2013
16%
2011
16%
2009
16%
2009
29%
2007
29%
2007
20%
2005
20%
2005
21%
2003
21%
2003
8%
2001
8%
2001
10%
1999
10%
1999
15%
2014
15%
2014
15%
2014
18%
2013-2014
18%
2013-2014
18%
2013-2014
18%
2013-2014
0%
2013
0%
2013
20%
2009
25%
2009
21%
2009
21%
2009
19%
2009
19%
2009
20%
2009
31
2007
31
2007
26%
2005
26%
2005
17%
2003
17%
2003
9%
2001
9%
2001
18%
1999
18%
1999
16%
1997
16%
1997
37%
1995
37%
1995
69%
2013-2014
69%
2013-2014
69%
2013-2014
69%
2013-2014
69%
2013-2014
69%
2013-2014
24%
2013
24%
2013
21%
2009
20%
2009
19%
2009
31
2007
26%
2005
17%
2003
9%
2001
18%
1999
16%
1997
37%
1995
18%
2013-2014
28%
2013
19%
2014
12%
2013
12%
2013
73%
2012-2013
0%
2013-2014
0%
2013-2014
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