Rating Group: Citizens for Limited Taxation and Government

1997-1998 Positions

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State Office Name Party Rating
MA U.S. House - 8 Stephen Lynch Democratic 10%
MA U.S. House - 9 Bill Keating Democratic 10%
MA State House - Tenth Bristol William Straus Democratic 15%
MA State House - Thirteenth Bristol Antonio Cabral Democratic 15%
MA State House - Eighth Hampden Joseph Wagner Democratic 15%
MA State House - Eleventh Middlesex Kay Khan Democratic 10%
MA State House - Sixteenth Middlesex Tom Golden, Jr. Democratic 25%
MA State House - Twentieth Middlesex Brad Jones, Jr. Republican 90%
MA State House - Thirty-Sixth Middlesex Colleen Garry Democratic 15%
MA State House - Third Norfolk Ronald Mariano Democratic 10%
MA State House - Sixth Norfolk Bill Galvin Democratic 15%
MA State House - Twelfth Norfolk John Rogers Democratic 15%
MA State House - Eleventh Suffolk Elizabeth Malia Democratic 0%
MA State House - Seventeenth Suffolk Kevin Honan Democratic 15%
MA State House - Seventh Worcester Paul Frost Republican 95%
MA State Senate - First Bristol and Plymouth Michael Rodrigues Democratic 20%
MA State Senate - Second Bristol and Plymouth Mark Montigny Democratic 15%
MA State Senate - First Essex and Middlesex Bruce Tarr Republican 87%
MA State Senate - Second Essex and Middlesex Barry Finegold Democratic 70%
MA State Senate - Second Middlesex Pat Jehlen Democratic 15%
MA State Senate - First Plymouth and Bristol Marc Pacheco Democratic 5%
MA State Senate - First Worcester Harriette Chandler Democratic 10%
MA Mayor - At-Large Michael Cahill 15%
MA Mayor - At-Large Robert Hedlund, Jr. 95%
MA Mayor - At-Large Thomas McGee Democratic 15%
MA Council Member - At-Large Tim Toomey, Jr. 16%
MA Councilor - At-Large John Stefanini 10%
NA U.S. Secretary of Labor Marty Walsh 18%
Matthew Amorello 75%
Steven Angelo 20%
Robert Antonioni 11%
Michael Bellotti 30%
Robert Bernstein 5%
Frederick Berry 16%
John Binienda, Sr. 10%
Daniel Bosley 10%
Stephen Brewer 10%
Arthur Broadhurst, Jr. 26%
John Businger 15%
Thomas Cahir 10%
Christine Canavan 16%
Gale Candaras 15%
Paul Caron 5%
Paul Casey 16%
Evelyn Chesky 15%
Vincent Paul Ciampa 15%
Edward Clancy, Jr. 10%
Forrester Clark, Jr. 90%
Carol Cleven 60%
Edward Connolly 11%
Robert Correia 15%
Geraldine Creedon 10%
Robert Creedon, Jr. 10%
Brian Cresta 90%
Donna Fournier Cuomo 95%
Walter DeFilippi 87%
Robert DeLeo 15%
Paul Demakis 15%
Brian Dempsey 26%
Salvatore DiMasi 15%
David Donnelly 15%
Carol Donovan 5%
Robert Durand 10%
James Fagan 10%
Christopher Fallon 15%
Susan Fargo 5%
Robert Fennell 15%
Kevin Finnegan 80%
Thomas Finneran 15%
Kevin Fitzgerald 11%
Nancy Flavin 15%
Gloria Fox 15%
Joseph Gallitano 15%
Barbara Gardner 15%
David Gately 50%
Ronald Gauch 95%
Thomas George 85%
Anthony Philip Giglio 11%
Guy Glodis 36%
Emile Goguen 15%
Shirley Gomes 80%
William Greene, Jr. 15%
Cele Hahn 80%
Paul Haley 11%
Geoffrey Hall 15%
Robert Hargraves 80%
Lida Harkins 10%
John Hart, Jr. 15%
Robert Havern III 15%
Christopher Hodgkins 42%
Barbara Hyland 82%
Frank Hynes 60%
Cheryl Ann Jacques 10%
James Jajuga 15%
Brian Joyce 39%
Louis Kafka 15%
Rachel Kaprielian 10%
Jay Kaufman 15%
Daniel Keenan 15%
Shaun Kelly 92%
State Office Name Party Rating
MA U.S. House - 8 Stephen Lynch D 10%
MA U.S. House - 9 Bill Keating D 10%
MA State House - Tenth Bristol William Straus D 15%
MA State House - Thirteenth Bristol Antonio Cabral D 15%
MA State House - Eighth Hampden Joseph Wagner D 15%
MA State House - Eleventh Middlesex Kay Khan D 10%
MA State House - Sixteenth Middlesex Tom Golden, Jr. D 25%
MA State House - Twentieth Middlesex Brad Jones, Jr. R 90%
MA State House - Thirty-Sixth Middlesex Colleen Garry D 15%
MA State House - Third Norfolk Ronald Mariano D 10%
MA State House - Sixth Norfolk Bill Galvin D 15%
MA State House - Twelfth Norfolk John Rogers D 15%
MA State House - Eleventh Suffolk Elizabeth Malia D 0%
MA State House - Seventeenth Suffolk Kevin Honan D 15%
MA State House - Seventh Worcester Paul Frost R 95%
MA State Senate - First Bristol and Plymouth Michael Rodrigues D 20%
MA State Senate - Second Bristol and Plymouth Mark Montigny D 15%
MA State Senate - First Essex and Middlesex Bruce Tarr R 87%
MA State Senate - Second Essex and Middlesex Barry Finegold D 70%
MA State Senate - Second Middlesex Pat Jehlen D 15%
MA State Senate - First Plymouth and Bristol Marc Pacheco D 5%
MA State Senate - First Worcester Harriette Chandler D 10%
MA Mayor - At-Large Michael Cahill 15%
MA Mayor - At-Large Robert Hedlund, Jr. 95%
MA Mayor - At-Large Thomas McGee D 15%
MA Council Member - At-Large Tim Toomey, Jr. 16%
MA Councilor - At-Large John Stefanini 10%
NA U.S. Secretary of Labor Marty Walsh 18%
Matthew Amorello 75%
Steven Angelo 20%
Robert Antonioni 11%
Michael Bellotti 30%
Robert Bernstein 5%
Frederick Berry 16%
John Binienda, Sr. 10%
Daniel Bosley 10%
Stephen Brewer 10%
Arthur Broadhurst, Jr. 26%
John Businger 15%
Thomas Cahir 10%
Christine Canavan 16%
Gale Candaras 15%
Paul Caron 5%
Paul Casey 16%
Evelyn Chesky 15%
Vincent Paul Ciampa 15%
Edward Clancy, Jr. 10%
Forrester Clark, Jr. 90%
Carol Cleven 60%
Edward Connolly 11%
Robert Correia 15%
Geraldine Creedon 10%
Robert Creedon, Jr. 10%
Brian Cresta 90%
Donna Fournier Cuomo 95%
Walter DeFilippi 87%
Robert DeLeo 15%
Paul Demakis 15%
Brian Dempsey 26%
Salvatore DiMasi 15%
David Donnelly 15%
Carol Donovan 5%
Robert Durand 10%
James Fagan 10%
Christopher Fallon 15%
Susan Fargo 5%
Robert Fennell 15%
Kevin Finnegan 80%
Thomas Finneran 15%
Kevin Fitzgerald 11%
Nancy Flavin 15%
Gloria Fox 15%
Joseph Gallitano 15%
Barbara Gardner 15%
David Gately 50%
Ronald Gauch 95%
Thomas George 85%
Anthony Philip Giglio 11%
Guy Glodis 36%
Emile Goguen 15%
Shirley Gomes 80%
William Greene, Jr. 15%
Cele Hahn 80%
Paul Haley 11%
Geoffrey Hall 15%
Robert Hargraves 80%
Lida Harkins 10%
John Hart, Jr. 15%
Robert Havern III 15%
Christopher Hodgkins 42%
Barbara Hyland 82%
Frank Hynes 60%
Cheryl Ann Jacques 10%
James Jajuga 15%
Brian Joyce 39%
Louis Kafka 15%
Rachel Kaprielian 10%
Jay Kaufman 15%
Daniel Keenan 15%
Shaun Kelly 92%
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