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Gary Peters' Ratings and Endorsements

Office:

2020 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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2017-2018
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2015-2016
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2013-2014
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2009-2010
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2009
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2015
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2013-2014
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2013-2014
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2017
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2017-2018
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2011-2012
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2018
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2014
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2013
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2012
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2010
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2017-2018
77%
2015-2016
40%
2013-2014
17%
2011-2012
0%
2009-2010
75%
2014
15%
2011
33%
2009-2010
50%
2015-2016
100%
2020
100%
2020
100%
2017
100%
2017
80%
2015-2016
80%
2015-2016
100%
2015
100%
2015
84%
2014
84%
2013-2014
84%
2013-2014
92%
2013
85%
2011-2012
85%
2011-2012
90%
1999-2002
90%
1999-2002
78%
2012
100%
2009-2010
100%
2009-2010
30%
2018
40%
2019-2020
40%
2019-2020
100%
2017-2018
100%
2017-2018
86%
2015-2016
86%
2015-2016
44%
2013-2014
44%
2013-2014
100%
2011-2012
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2011-2012
100%
2009-2010
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2009-2010
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2019-2020
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2019-2020
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2009-2010
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2009-2010
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2020
100%
2020
100%
2017
100%
2017
80%
2015-2016
80%
2015-2016
100%
2015
100%
2015
84%
2014
84%
2013-2014
84%
2013-2014
92%
2013
85%
2011-2012
85%
2011-2012
37%
2013
37%
2013
63%
2013
63%
2013
41%
2013
41%
2013
39%
2013
39%
2013
59%
2013
59%
2013
61%
2013
61%
2013
39%
2013
39%
2013
23%
2012
23%
2012
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2012
23%
2012
15%
2012
15%
2012
29%
2012
29%
2012
77%
2012
77%
2012
76%
2012
76%
2012
81%
2012
81%
2012
70%
2012
70%
2012
40%
2011
40%
2011
60%
2011
60%
2011
69%
2011
69%
2011
36%
2011
36%
2011
36%
2011
36%
2011
64%
2011
64%
2011
31%
2011
31%
2011
64%
2011
64%
2011
42%
2010
42%
2010
49%
2010
49%
2010
45%
2010
45%
2010
51%
2010
51%
2010
45%
2010
45%
2010
55%
2010
55%
2010
58%
2010
58%
2010
55%
2010
55%
2010
64%
2009
64%
2009
43%
2009
43%
2009
44%
2009
44%
2009
34%
2009
34%
2009
57%
2009
57%
2009
48%
2009
48%
2009
50%
2009
50%
2009
56%
2009
56%
2009
100%
2017-2018
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2021-2022
10%
2020
25%
2019-2020
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2019-2020
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2018
0%
2017-2018
1%
2016
0%
2015-2016
0%
2015
1%
2015
2%
2014
0%
2014
2%
2011-2012
5%
2011-2012
0%
2009-2010
0%
2014
0%
2014
60%
2021-2022
46%
2019-2020
67%
2019-2020
0%
2017-2018
41%
2015-2016
39%
2015
47%
2013-2014
80%
2013-2014
18%
2013-2014
0%
2013-2014
33%
2013-2014
54%
2013-2014
100%
2013-2014
37%
2009-2010
20%
2009-2010
0%
2017-2018
5%
2009
0%
2009-2010
36%
2013-2014
35%
2012-2013
56%
1997-1998
19%
1995-1996
100%
2009-2010
9%
2017-2018
57%
2015-2016
40%
2015
24%
2013-2014
16%
2012
16%
2011-2012
39%
2009-2010
21%
2019-2020
33%
2019-2020
25%
2017-2018
56%
2015-2016
100%
2013-2014
41%
2013-2014
50%
2013-2014
100%
2013-2014
50%
2013-2014
0%
2011-2012
14%
2011
25%
2009-2010
100%
2019-2020
100%
2010
100%
2010
30%
2011-2012
100%
2017-2018
100%
2017-2018
100%
2015-2016
100%
2015-2016
100%
2013-2014
100%
2013-2014
53%
2017-2018
53%
2017-2018
54%
2016
54%
2016
94%
2019
60%
2017-2018
60%
2017-2018
17%
2017
17%
2017
60%
2015-2016
60%
2015-2016
100%
1998
85%
2019-2020
62%
2017-2018
88%
2015-2016
92%
2015
66%
2013-2014
84%
2011-2012
60%
2011
88%
2009-2010
43%
2013-2014
53%
2017-2018
53%
2017-2018
54%
2016
54%
2016
89%
2011
70%
2015
30%
2014
25%
2013
44%
2012
0%
2006-2012
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2006-2012
100%
2014
94%
2017-2018
94%
2017-2018
100%
2015-2016
100%
2015-2016
100%
2014
100%
2013-2014
100%
2013-2014
100%
2011-2012
100%
2011-2012
94%
2009-2010
94%
2009-2010
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2014
0%
2014
0%
2017-2018
0%
2015-2016
0%
2013-2014
8%
2009-2010
9%
2009
14%
2011-2012
16%
2011
8%
2009-2010
6%
2019
6%
2018
12%
2016
7%
2014
16%
2020
16%
2020
4%
2015-2016
4%
2015-2016
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2013-2014
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2013-2014
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2013
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2013
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2012
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2012
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2011
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2011
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2010
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2010
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2009
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2009
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2009-2010
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2021-2022
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2019-2020
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2017-2018
7%
2015-2016
7%
2014
13%
2011-2012
45%
2011
46%
2001-2010
46%
2001-2010
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2010
0%
2014
0%
2014
0%
2021-2022
0%
2021-2022
15%
2019-2020
15%
2019-2020
20%
2017-2018
20%
2017-2018
8%
2015-2016
8%
2015-2016
16%
2015
30%
2014
17%
2014
25%
2013-2014
25%
2013-2014
30%
2013
13%
2011-2012
13%
2011-2012
11%
2011
16%
2011
10%
2010
17%
2009-2010
17%
2009-2010
15%
2009-2010
15%
2009-2010
30%
2009-2010
30%
2009-2010
10%
2009
10%
2009
10%
2009
50%
2013-2014
19%
2011-2012
47%
2011-2012
56%
2009-2010
38%
2009-2010
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2009-2010
58%
2009
41%
2013-2014
32%
2011-2012
50%
2009-2010
90%
2013-2014
67%
2011-2012
66%
2009-2010
46%
2001-2010
46%
2001-2010
66%
2013
66%
2013
64%
2012
64%
2012
47%
2011
47%
2011
38%
2010
38%
2010
38%
2009
38%
2009
69%
2011
0%
2021-2022
10%
2020
25%
2019-2020
25%
2019-2020
0%
2018
0%
2017-2018
1%
2016
0%
2015-2016
0%
2015
1%
2015
0%
2014
2%
2014
5%
2011-2012
2%
2011-2012
0%
2009-2010
0%
2017-2018
0%
2015-2016
0%
2013-2014
8%
2009-2010
9%
2009
89%
2011
0%
2014
0%
2014
38%
2014
38%
2014
89%
2021-2022
89%
2021-2022
85%
2019-2020
85%
2019-2020
82%
2019-2020
82%
2019-2020
93%
2015
93%
2015
87%
2013-2014
87%
2013-2014
83%
2013-2014
83%
2013-2014
89%
2011-2012
67%
2012
25%
2011
17%
2009-2010
17%
2009-2010
53%
2017-2018
53%
2017-2018
54%
2016
54%
2016
100%
2017-2018
100%
2017-2018
100%
2015-2016
100%
2015-2016
100%
2013-2014
100%
2013-2014
100%
2009
100%
2009
0%
2019-2020
0%
2017-2018
0%
2015-2016
50%
2015-2016
67%
2019-2020
50%
2015-2016
100%
2017-2018
100%
2017-2018
100%
2015-2016
100%
2015-2016
100%
2013-2014
100%
2013-2014
100%
2011-2012
100%
2011-2012
56%
2015-2016
56%
2015-2016