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Nancy Barto's Ratings and Endorsements

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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%
2010-2011
86%
2012
79%
2012
93%
2012
71%
2012
64%
2012
50%
2011
63%
2011
79%
2011
93%
2011
71%
2011
57%
2010
72%
2010
93%
2010
61%
2010
45%
2010
57%
2009
62%
2009
75%
2009
50%
2009
73%
2009
79%
2008
77%
2008
46%
2008
66
2008
70%
2008
49%
2007
67%
2006
100%
2018
100%
2017
100%
2016
100%
2015
100%
2014
100%
2012
100%
2011
100%
2009
100%
2008
100%
2006
40%
2019
40%
2019
100%
2019
100%
2018
100%
2018
100%
2017
100%
2017
100%
2016
100%
2016
100%
2015
100%
2015
100%
2014
100%
2014
100%
2012
100%
2012
100%
2011
100%
2011
100%
2009
100%
2009
100%
2008
100%
2008
100%
2006
100%
2006
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