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Jim McGovern's Ratings and Endorsements on Issue: Immigration

Office: U.S. House (MA) - District 2, Democratic

On The Ballot: Running, Democratic for U.S. House (MA) - District 2

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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%
2012
75%
2011
86%
2005-2006
86%
2005-2006
100%
2013-2014
0%
2007
0%
2007
0%
2006
0%
2006
0%
2001
0%
2001
100%
2014
100%
2013-2014
100%
2013-2014
100%
2003-2004
83%
2001-2002
100%
2000
91%
1999
92%
1997-1998
100%
2015-2016
100%
2015
75%
2013-2014
88%
2007-2010
0%
2019-2020
0%
2019-2020
6%
2018
6%
2018
0%
2017-2018
0%
2017-2018
6%
2017
6%
2017
7%
2016
7%
2016
8%
2015-2016
8%
2015-2016
7%
2015
7%
2015
1%
2015
1%
2015
29%
2014
29%
2014
0%
2013
0%
2013
4%
2013
4%
2013
21%
2011-2012
21%
2011-2012
0%
2009-2013
0%
2009-2013
0%
2009-2013
0%
2009-2013
0%
2009-2013
0%
2009-2013
10%
2009-2013
10%
2009-2013
25%
2009-2013
25%
2009-2013
36%
2009-2013
36%
2009-2013
27%
2009-2010
27%
2009-2010
7%
2005-2008
7%
2005-2008
22%
2005-2006
22%
2005-2006
12%
2003-2006
12%
2003-2006
8%
2003-2005
8%
2003-2005
18%
2003
18%
2003
12%
2002
12%
2002
5%
2001
5%
2001
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