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Gary Peters' Ratings and Endorsements on Issue: Arts, Entertainment, and History

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61%
2013
61%
2013
39%
2013
39%
2013
41%
2013
41%
2013
39%
2013
39%
2013
61%
2013
61%
2013
59%
2013
59%
2013
37%
2013
37%
2013
23%
2012
23%
2012
29%
2012
29%
2012
76%
2012
76%
2012
23%
2012
23%
2012
15%
2012
15%
2012
70%
2012
70%
2012
81%
2012
81%
2012
77%
2012
77%
2012
69%
2011
69%
2011
31%
2011
31%
2011
60%
2011
60%
2011
40%
2011
40%
2011
36%
2011
36%
2011
36%
2011
36%
2011
64%
2011
64%
2011
64%
2011
64%
2011
58%
2010
58%
2010
45%
2010
45%
2010
55%
2010
55%
2010
55%
2010
55%
2010
45%
2010
45%
2010
42%
2010
42%
2010
51%
2010
51%
2010
49%
2010
49%
2010
57%
2009
57%
2009
43%
2009
43%
2009
48%
2009
48%
2009
50%
2009
50%
2009
44%
2009
44%
2009
64%
2009
64%
2009
56%
2009
56%
2009
34%
2009
34%
2009
100%
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