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Joe Manchin III's Ratings and Endorsements

Office: U.S. Senate (WV) - Sr, Democratic Minority Vice Chair of Policy & Communications Committee

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.

38%
2017-2018
73%
2015-2016
54%
2013-2014
78%
2011-2012
100%
2015
72%
2017
100%
2016
0%
2015
90%
2014
0%
2013
0%
2012
100%
2011
100%
2019
40%
2017-2018
75%
2015-2016
75%
2015
100%
2014
50%
2013-2014
100%
2013
20%
2011-2012
25%
2011
38%
2015-2016
50%
2013-2014
50%
2011-2012
0%
2009-2010
80%
2015-2016
80%
2015-2016
60%
2015
80%
2014
80%
2013-2014
80%
2013-2014
80%
2013
89%
2011-2012
89%
2011-2012
30%
2018
0%
2015-2016
20%
2013-2014
20%
2013-2014
40%
2011-2012
40%
2011-2012
80%
2015-2016
80%
2015-2016
60%
2015
80%
2014
80%
2013-2014
80%
2013-2014
80%
2013
89%
2011-2012
89%
2011-2012
50%
2015-2016
33%
2011-2012
75%
2015-2016
82%
2015
100%
2013-2014
75%
2013-2014
100%
2013-2014
100%
2013-2014
100%
2013-2014
88%
2013-2014
100%
2013-2014
0%
2018
20%
2011
0%
2011-2012
100%
2013-2014
100%
2012-2013
40%
2017-2018
33%
2015-2016
0%
2013-2014
100%
2013-2014
100%
2013-2014
0%
2011-2012
0%
2011-2012
14%
2011
11%
2009-2010
83%
2011-2012
11%
2017
11%
2017
60%
2015-2016
60%
2015-2016
52%
2017-2018
41%
2015-2016
53%
2015
73%
2013-2014
100%
2011-2012
100%
2009-2010
53%
2011
53%
2015
0%
2013
13%
2012
0%
2006-2012
0%
2006-2012
85%
2015-2016
85%
2015-2016
0%
2014
85%
2013-2014
85%
2013-2014
65%
2011-2012
65%
2011-2012
25%
2017
28%
2016
27%
2016
33%
2015
32%
2014
27%
2014
28%
2013
26%
2013
28%
2012
25%
2012
24%
2011
15%
2011
33%
2010
33%
2010
33%
2019
17%
2017-2018
17%
2017-2018
32%
2017-2018
32%
2017-2018
39%
2015-2016
39%
2015-2016
80%
2015-2016
80%
2015-2016
42%
2015
89%
2015
26%
2014
27%
2014
31%
2014
27%
2014
29%
2011-2012
29%
2011-2012
26%
2011-2012
26%
2011-2012
25%
2009-2010
25%
2009-2010
38%
2017-2018
73%
2015-2016
54%
2013-2014
78%
2011-2012
17%
2011-2012
9%
2011
50%
2009-2010
18%
2018
16%
2016
8%
2014
0%
2013-2014
0%
2013-2014
0%
2013
0%
2013
42%
2012
42%
2012
21%
2011
21%
2011
30%
2013-2014
22%
2017-2018
21%
2015-2016
14%
2014
13%
2011-2012
54%
2013
54%
2013
55%
2013
55%
2013
49%
2012
49%
2012
52%
2012
52%
2012
53%
2011
53%
2011
46%
2011
46%
2011
41%
2011
41%
2011
31%
2011-2012
24%
2012
31%
2019
20%
2017-2018
20%
2017-2018
43%
2015-2016
43%
2015-2016
50%
2015
35%
2014
37%
2014
26%
2013-2014
26%
2013-2014
67%
2013
35%
2011-2012
35%
2011-2012
30%
2011
30%
2011
100%
2017
100%
2016
71%
2015
86%
2014
82%
2013
75%
2012
82%
2011
31%
2011-2012
31%
2011-2012
31%
2019
20%
2013-2014
50%
2011-2012
89%
2009-2012
44%
2009-2010
57%
2019-2020
53%
2011
54%
2013
54%
2013
30%
2006
67%
2017-2018
67%
2017-2018
84%
2015-2016
84%
2015-2016
40%
2013-2014
100%
2014
33%
2017-2018
33%
2017-2018
20%
2013-2014
20%
2013-2014
23%
2011-2012
23%
2011-2012
53%
2015
0%
2013
13%
2012
100%
2011-2012
100%
2011-2012
22%
2015-2016
22%
2015-2016
20%
2015
0%
2014
28%
2013
50%
2011-2012
50%
2011-2012
63%
2011
80%
2015-2016
80%
2015-2016
60%
2015
80%
2014
80%
2013-2014
80%
2013-2014
80%
2013
89%
2011-2012
89%
2011-2012
0%
2006-2012
0%
2006-2012
86%
2019
43%
2018
45%
2018
45%
2017-2018
45%
2017
47%
2017
44%
2016
47%
2016
43%
2015-2016
35%
2015
45%
2014
33%
2013-2014
49%
2013
38%
2013
50%
2012
54%
2012
56%
2011-2012
64%
2011
58%
2011
0%
2010
0%
2010
0%
2009-2010
75%
2017-2018
40%
2019
33%
2019
17%
2017-2018
17%
2017-2018
32%
2017-2018
32%
2017-2018
80%
2015-2016
80%
2015-2016
39%
2015-2016
39%
2015-2016
89%
2015
42%
2015
31%
2014
26%
2014
27%
2014
27%
2014
29%
2011-2012
29%
2011-2012
26%
2011-2012
26%
2011-2012
25%
2009-2010
25%
2009-2010
15%
2012
15%
2012
6%
2011
6%
2011
22%
2017-2018
21%
2015-2016
14%
2014
13%
2011-2012
52%
2011
52%
2011
28%
2013-2014
13%
2011-2012
45%
2016
38%
2015
24%
2013
23%
2012
23%
2011
63%
2008-2010
63%
2008-2010
66%
2008-2010
66%
2008-2010
75%
2008-2010
75%
2008-2010
100%
2008
100%
2008
60%
2006
51%
2006
72%
2003-2008
72%
2003-2008
56%
2003-2008
56%
2003-2008
73%
2003-2008
73%
2003-2008
21%
2018
13%
2017
20%
2017
21%
2016
26%
2016
23%
2015
20%
2015
20%
2013
20%
2013
15%
2011
45%
2017
48%
2011
48%
2011
52%
2019-2020
52%
2019-2020
63%
2019-2020
63%
2019-2020
40%
2019-2020
40%
2019-2020
62%
2015
74%
2015
60%
2013-2014
60%
2013-2014
74%
2013-2014
74%
2013-2014
52%
2013-2014
52%
2013-2014
74%
2013-2014
74%
2013-2014
80%
2015-2016
80%
2015-2016
60%
2015
80%
2014
80%
2013-2014
80%
2013-2014
80%
2013
89%
2011-2012
89%
2011-2012
25%
2013
30%
2018
67%
2011-2012
67%
2011-2012
100%
2012
14%
2011
89%
2009-2012
44%
2009-2010
0%
2006-2012
0%
2006-2012
0%
2018
47%
2013
47%
2013
49%
2012
49%
2012
53%
2011
53%
2011
46%
2011
46%
2011
44%
2012
44%
2012
100%
2010
100%
2010
25%
2015-2016
38%
2011-2012
38%
2011-2012
90%
2013-2014
90%
2013-2014
86%
2013
100%
2012
100%
2014
80%
2015-2016
60%
2015-2016
51%
2015-2016
45%
2016
38%
2015
24%
2013
23%
2012
23%
2011
58%
2008-2010
58%
2008-2010
60%
2006
72%
2003-2008
72%
2003-2008
73%
2003-2008
73%
2003-2008
28%
2018
26%
2016
21%
2016
23%
2015
20%
2015
20%
2014
20%
2014
20%
2017-2018
20%
2017-2018
100%
2017
100%
2016
71%
2015
86%
2014
82%
2013
75%
2012
82%
2011
13%
2017
13%
2017
18%
2016
18%
2016
20%
2015
20%
2015
15%
2014
15%
2014
0%
2013
73%
2015-2016
73%
2015-2016
76%
2015
76%
2015
93%
2013-2014
93%
2013-2014
71%
2011-2012
71%
2011-2012
76%
1993-2018
76%
1993-2018
81%
1993-2014
81%
1993-2014