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Christopher Carney'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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2009-2010
84%
2007-2008
85%
2007
38%
2007-2008
0%
2007
100
2007-2008
100
2007-2008
80%
2007-2008
80%
2007-2008
100%
2007
56%
2010
56%
2010
54%
2010
54%
2010
54%
2010
54%
2010
51%
2010
51%
2010
46%
2010
46%
2010
49%
2010
49%
2010
43%
2010
43%
2010
53%
2009
53%
2009
48%
2009
48%
2009
52%
2009
52%
2009
50%
2009
50%
2009
47%
2009
47%
2009
53%
2009
53%
2009
50%
2009
50%
2009
46%
2009
46%
2009
50%
2008
50%
2008
49.7%
2008
49.7%
2008
46%
2008
46%
2008
52%
2008
52%
2008
57%
2008
57%
2008
41%
2008
41%
2008
46%
2008
46%
2008
54%
2008
54%
2008
47%
2007
47%
2007
50.3%
2007
50.3%
2007
53%
2007
53%
2007
50%
2007
50%
2007
49.7%
2007
49.7%
2007
52%
2007
52%
2007
49%
2007
49%
2007
47%
2007
47%
2007
16%
2007-2008
100
2007
0%
2007-2008
75%
2007
75%
2007
13%
2009
25%
2009-2010
100%
2009-2010
83%
2009
100
2008
100
2007
0%
2006-2012
0%
2006-2012
40%
2007-2008
40%
2007-2008
36%
2009
41%
2007-2008
31%
2007-2008
28%
2009
28%
2009
40%
2008
40%
2008
41%
2007
41%
2007
0%
2009-2010
0%
2007
0%
2007
64%
2001-2010
64%
2001-2010
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2010
10%
2009-2010
10%
2009-2010
14%
2009-2010
14%
2009-2010
11%
2009-2010
11%
2009-2010
13%
2009
20%
2009
17%
2009
18%
2007-2008
18%
2007-2008
20%
2007
25
2007
54%
2009-2010
26%
2009-2010
51%
2009
20%
2007-2008
43%
2007-2008
43%
2005-2006
54%
2007-2008
25%
2007-2008
57%
2007
64%
2001-2010
64%
2001-2010
25%
2009
25%
2009
40%
2008
40%
2008
18%
2007
18%
2007
83%
2007
40%
2007-2008
40%
2007-2008
0%
2007
97%
2009
97%
2009
100%
2007
100%
2007-2008
36%
2009
41%
2007-2008
50%
2007-2008
28%
2009
28%
2009
40%
2008
40%
2008
41%
2007
41%
2007
0%
2007
100%
2007-2008
100%
2007
97%
2009
97%
2009
5%
2007-2008
0%
2007
0%
2007
0%
2007
10%
2007-2008
83%
2007-2008
83%
2007-2008
40%
2007-2008
40%
2007-2008
0%
2007
31%
2009-2010
25%
2007-2008
57%
2007
71%
2009
0%
2007
67%
2009-2010
100%
2007
71%
2007-2008
100%
2009
100
2007
100%
2007-2008
50%
2009-2010
40%
2007-2008
40%
2007-2008
0%
2007
100%
2007
100%
2007
0%
2007
33%
2007-2010
75%
2009-2010
75%
2009-2010
57%
2005-2008
57%
2005-2008
100%
2007
63%
2009-2010
40%
2007-2008
40%
2007-2008
83%
2007-2008
83%
2007-2008
54%
2007-2008
25%
2007-2008
57%
2007
64%
2001-2010
64%
2001-2010
25%
2009
25%
2009
40%
2008
40%
2008
18%
2007
18%
2007
100%
2007-2008
29%
2007-2009
29%
2007-2009
50%
2007-2008
31%
2007-2008
13%
2009
60%
2005-2010
25%
2009-2010
25%
2009-2010
57%
2007-2008
100
2007-2008
100
2007-2008
14%
2009-2010
14%
2009-2010
11%
2009-2010
11%
2009-2010
10%
2009-2010
10%
2009-2010
17%
2009
20%
2009
13%
2009
18%
2007-2008
18%
2007-2008
20%
2007
25
2007
83%
2009
100
2008
100
2007
78%
2007
37%
2009-2010
100%
2007-2008
100%
2007-2008
33%
2009-2010
36%
2009
36%
2009
41%
2007-2008
41%
2007-2008
40%
2009-2010
50%
2007-2008
50%
2007-2008
43%
2009-2010
23%
2007-2008
23%
2007-2008