Rating Group: Montana Stockgrowers Association

2005 Positions

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State Office Name Party Rating
MT U.S. Senate - Sr Jon Tester Democratic 50%
MT State House - 18 Llewelyn Jones Republican 100%
MT State House - 31 Frank Smith Democratic 70%
MT State House - 32 Jonathan Windy Boy Democratic 10%
MT State House - 73 Jim Keane Democratic 60%
MT State House - 81 Mary Caferro Democratic 0%
MT State Senate - 5 Bob Keenan Republican 100%
MT State Senate - 23 Tom McGillvray Republican 90%
MT State Senate - 30 John Esp Republican 80%
MT State Senate - 42 Jill Cohenour Democratic 40%
MT Commissioner - 1 Ray Hawk 90%
MT Commissioner - 3 Don Ryan 70%
MT Superintendent of Public Instruction Elsie Arntzen Republican 90%
Joan Andersen 100%
Keith Bales 100%
Joe Balyeat 90%
John Balyeat 100%
Gregory Barkus 90%
Debby Barrett 100%
Arlene Becker 20%
Bob Bergren 60%
Norma Bixby 0%
Jerry Black 80%
Gary Branae 20%
Dee Brown 80%
Roy Brown 90%
John Brueggeman 90%
Edward Butcher 90%
Rosalie Buzzas 10%
Terrence Callahan 20%
Margarett Campbell 30%
Paul Clark 20%
John Cobb 78%
Vicki Cocchiarella 60%
Mike Cooney 50%
Brent Cromley 50%
Aubyn Curtiss 100%
Sue Dickenson 20%
Tim Dowell 10%
Robyn Driscoll 30%
Emelie Kay Eaton 10%
Jon Ellingson 50%
Jim Elliott 70%
Jeffrey Essmann 80%
George Loren Everett 100%
Tom Facey 20%
Eve Franklin 30%
Kevin Furey 30%
David Gallik 10%
Steven Gallus 70%
Kathleen Galvin-Halcro 20%
Kelly Gebhardt 80%
Kim Gillan 50%
William Glaser 90%
George Golie 40%
Duane Grimes 90%
Wanda Grinde 0%
George Groesbeck 30%
Gail Gutsche 0%
Robin Hamilton 10%
Kenneth Hansen 60%
Dan Harrington 50%
Christopher Kirk Harris 0%
Robert Hawks 40%
Ralph Heinert, Jr. 90%
Gordon Hendrick 80%
Teresa Henry 20%
Dennis Himmelberger 90%
Cynthia Hiner 50%
Verdell Jackson 90%
Hal Jacobson 10%
Joey Jayne 0%
Larry Jent 30%
Bill Jones 60%
Mike Jopek 0%
Carol Juneau 0%
Christine Kaufmann 10%
Sam Kitzenberg 60%
Harry Klock 100%
Roger Koopman 89%
Richard Laible 80%
Bob Lake 100%
Carol Lambert 100%
Michael Lange 100%
Lane Larson 40%
Jesse Laslovich 50%
Ralph Lenhart 50%
Dave Lewis 90%
Greg Lind 40%
Monica Lindeen 60%
Gary MacLaren 70%
Rick Maedje 80%
Bruce Malcolm 100%
Jeff Mangan 50%
Gary Matthews 80%
Dave McAlpin 20%
Daniel McGee 100%
Joe McKenney 90%
Walter McNutt 100%
Scott Mendenhall 90%
State Office Name Party Rating
MT U.S. Senate - Sr Jon Tester D 50%
MT State House - 18 Llewelyn Jones R 100%
MT State House - 31 Frank Smith D 70%
MT State House - 32 Jonathan Windy Boy D 10%
MT State House - 73 Jim Keane D 60%
MT State House - 81 Mary Caferro D 0%
MT State Senate - 5 Bob Keenan R 100%
MT State Senate - 23 Tom McGillvray R 90%
MT State Senate - 30 John Esp R 80%
MT State Senate - 42 Jill Cohenour D 40%
MT Commissioner - 1 Ray Hawk 90%
MT Commissioner - 3 Don Ryan 70%
MT Superintendent of Public Instruction Elsie Arntzen R 90%
Joan Andersen 100%
Keith Bales 100%
Joe Balyeat 90%
John Balyeat 100%
Gregory Barkus 90%
Debby Barrett 100%
Arlene Becker 20%
Bob Bergren 60%
Norma Bixby 0%
Jerry Black 80%
Gary Branae 20%
Dee Brown 80%
Roy Brown 90%
John Brueggeman 90%
Edward Butcher 90%
Rosalie Buzzas 10%
Terrence Callahan 20%
Margarett Campbell 30%
Paul Clark 20%
John Cobb 78%
Vicki Cocchiarella 60%
Mike Cooney 50%
Brent Cromley 50%
Aubyn Curtiss 100%
Sue Dickenson 20%
Tim Dowell 10%
Robyn Driscoll 30%
Emelie Kay Eaton 10%
Jon Ellingson 50%
Jim Elliott 70%
Jeffrey Essmann 80%
George Loren Everett 100%
Tom Facey 20%
Eve Franklin 30%
Kevin Furey 30%
David Gallik 10%
Steven Gallus 70%
Kathleen Galvin-Halcro 20%
Kelly Gebhardt 80%
Kim Gillan 50%
William Glaser 90%
George Golie 40%
Duane Grimes 90%
Wanda Grinde 0%
George Groesbeck 30%
Gail Gutsche 0%
Robin Hamilton 10%
Kenneth Hansen 60%
Dan Harrington 50%
Christopher Kirk Harris 0%
Robert Hawks 40%
Ralph Heinert, Jr. 90%
Gordon Hendrick 80%
Teresa Henry 20%
Dennis Himmelberger 90%
Cynthia Hiner 50%
Verdell Jackson 90%
Hal Jacobson 10%
Joey Jayne 0%
Larry Jent 30%
Bill Jones 60%
Mike Jopek 0%
Carol Juneau 0%
Christine Kaufmann 10%
Sam Kitzenberg 60%
Harry Klock 100%
Roger Koopman 89%
Richard Laible 80%
Bob Lake 100%
Carol Lambert 100%
Michael Lange 100%
Lane Larson 40%
Jesse Laslovich 50%
Ralph Lenhart 50%
Dave Lewis 90%
Greg Lind 40%
Monica Lindeen 60%
Gary MacLaren 70%
Rick Maedje 80%
Bruce Malcolm 100%
Jeff Mangan 50%
Gary Matthews 80%
Dave McAlpin 20%
Daniel McGee 100%
Joe McKenney 90%
Walter McNutt 100%
Scott Mendenhall 90%
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