Rating Group: National Federation of Independent Business - Virginia

2014-2015 Positions

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State Office Name Party Rating
VA U.S. House - 4 Donald McEachin Democratic 33%
VA U.S. House - 6 Ben Cline Republican 90%
VA U.S. House - 10 Jennifer Wexton Democratic 33%
VA State House - 1 Terry Kilgore Republican 90%
VA State House - 3 Will Morefield Republican 90%
VA State House - 5 Israel O'Quinn Republican 90%
VA State House - 6 Jeffrey Campbell Republican 90%
VA State House - 11 Sam Rasoul Democratic 50%
VA State House - 14 Danny Marshall III Republican 80%
VA State House - 15 Todd Gilbert Republican 90%
VA State House - 16 Les Adams Republican 90%
VA State House - 17 Chris Head Republican 100%
VA State House - 18 Mike Webert Republican 100%
VA State House - 19 Terry Austin Republican 100%
VA State House - 22 Kathy Byron Republican 90%
VA State House - 26 Tony Wilt Republican 100%
VA State House - 27 Roxann Robinson Republican 100%
VA State House - 33 Dave LaRock Republican 100%
VA State House - 34 Kathleen Murphy Democratic 57%
VA State House - 36 Ken Plum Democratic 50%
VA State House - 37 David Bulova Democratic 60%
VA State House - 38 Kaye Kory Democratic 50%
VA State House - 39 Vivian Watts Democratic 50%
VA State House - 41 Eileen Filler-Corn Democratic 50%
VA State House - 43 Mark Sickles Democratic 50%
VA State House - 46 Charniele Herring Democratic 50%
VA State House - 47 Patrick Hope Democratic 50%
VA State House - 48 Rip Sullivan, Jr. Democratic 57%
VA State House - 49 Alfonso Lopez Democratic 50%
VA State House - 52 Luke Torian Democratic 50%
VA State House - 53 Marcus Simon Democratic 50%
VA State House - 54 Bobby Orrock, Sr. Republican 90%
VA State House - 55 Buddy Fowler, Jr. Republican 100%
VA State House - 58 Robert Bell III Republican 100%
VA State House - 59 Matt Fariss Republican 100%
VA State House - 60 James Edmunds II Republican 80%
VA State House - 61 Thomas Wright, Jr. Republican 90%
VA State House - 65 Lee Ware, Jr. Republican 100%
VA State House - 69 Betsy Carr Democratic 50%
VA State House - 70 Delores McQuinn Democratic 50%
VA State House - 78 Jay Leftwich, Jr. Republican 90%
VA State House - 81 Barry Knight Republican 100%
VA State House - 84 Glenn Davis, Jr. Republican 90%
VA State House - 92 Jeion Ward Democratic 50%
VA State House - 98 Keith Hodges Republican 90%
VA State House - 99 Margaret Ransone Republican 90%
VA State House - 100 Rob Bloxom, Jr. Republican 100%
VA State Senate - 1 Monty Mason Democratic 50%
VA State Senate - 2 Mamie Locke Democratic 33%
VA State Senate - 3 Thomas Norment, Jr. Republican 100%
VA State Senate - 4 Ryan McDougle Republican 100%
VA State Senate - 5 Lionell Spruill, Sr. Democratic 50%
VA State Senate - 6 Lynwood Lewis, Jr. Democratic 44%
VA State Senate - 8 Bill DeSteph, Jr. Republican 80%
VA State Senate - 9 Jennifer McClellan Democratic 50%
VA State Senate - 14 John Cosgrove, Jr. Republican 100%
VA State Senate - 15 Frank Ruff, Jr. Republican 100%
VA State Senate - 16 Joe Morrissey Democratic 63%
VA State Senate - 17 Bryce Reeves Republican 100%
VA State Senate - 18 Louise Lucas Democratic 14%
VA State Senate - 20 Bill Stanley, Jr. Republican 100%
VA State Senate - 21 John Edwards Democratic 33%
VA State Senate - 23 Stephen Newman Republican 100%
VA State Senate - 24 Emmett Hanger, Jr. Republican 89%
VA State Senate - 25 Creigh Deeds Democratic 33%
VA State Senate - 26 Mark Obenshain Republican 100%
VA State Senate - 27 Jill Vogel Republican 100%
VA State Senate - 28 Richard Stuart Republican 100%
VA State Senate - 30 Adam Ebbin Democratic 33%
VA State Senate - 31 Barbara Favola Democratic 33%
VA State Senate - 32 Janet Howell Democratic 33%
VA State Senate - 34 Chap Petersen Democratic 44%
VA State Senate - 35 Dick Saslaw Democratic 33%
VA State Senate - 36 Scott Surovell Democratic 50%
VA State Senate - 37 David Marsden Democratic 33%
VA State Senate - 39 George Barker Democratic 44%
VA State Senate - 40 Todd Pillion Republican 100%
VA Mayor - At-Large Kenny Alexander 33%
David Albo 90%
Richard Anderson 100%
Mamye BaCote 50%
Richard Bell 90%
Mark Berg 90%
Richard Hayden Black 100%
Charles Carrico, Sr. 100%
Ben Chafin, Jr. 100%
Mark Cole 100%
Charles Colgan, Sr. 56%
Kirk Cox 90%
Rosalyn Dance 33%
Peter Farrell 90%
Michael Futrell 50%
Scott Garrett 90%
Tom Garrett, Jr. 100%
Thomas Greason 90%
Gregory Habeeb 100%
Gordon Helsel, Jr. 100%
Daun Hester 50%
William Howell 90%
Tim Hugo 90%
State Office Name Party Rating
VA U.S. House - 4 Donald McEachin D 33%
VA U.S. House - 6 Ben Cline R 90%
VA U.S. House - 10 Jennifer Wexton D 33%
VA State House - 1 Terry Kilgore R 90%
VA State House - 3 Will Morefield R 90%
VA State House - 5 Israel O'Quinn R 90%
VA State House - 6 Jeffrey Campbell R 90%
VA State House - 11 Sam Rasoul D 50%
VA State House - 14 Danny Marshall III R 80%
VA State House - 15 Todd Gilbert R 90%
VA State House - 16 Les Adams R 90%
VA State House - 17 Chris Head R 100%
VA State House - 18 Mike Webert R 100%
VA State House - 19 Terry Austin R 100%
VA State House - 22 Kathy Byron R 90%
VA State House - 26 Tony Wilt R 100%
VA State House - 27 Roxann Robinson R 100%
VA State House - 33 Dave LaRock R 100%
VA State House - 34 Kathleen Murphy D 57%
VA State House - 36 Ken Plum D 50%
VA State House - 37 David Bulova D 60%
VA State House - 38 Kaye Kory D 50%
VA State House - 39 Vivian Watts D 50%
VA State House - 41 Eileen Filler-Corn D 50%
VA State House - 43 Mark Sickles D 50%
VA State House - 46 Charniele Herring D 50%
VA State House - 47 Patrick Hope D 50%
VA State House - 48 Rip Sullivan, Jr. D 57%
VA State House - 49 Alfonso Lopez D 50%
VA State House - 52 Luke Torian D 50%
VA State House - 53 Marcus Simon D 50%
VA State House - 54 Bobby Orrock, Sr. R 90%
VA State House - 55 Buddy Fowler, Jr. R 100%
VA State House - 58 Robert Bell III R 100%
VA State House - 59 Matt Fariss R 100%
VA State House - 60 James Edmunds II R 80%
VA State House - 61 Thomas Wright, Jr. R 90%
VA State House - 65 Lee Ware, Jr. R 100%
VA State House - 69 Betsy Carr D 50%
VA State House - 70 Delores McQuinn D 50%
VA State House - 78 Jay Leftwich, Jr. R 90%
VA State House - 81 Barry Knight R 100%
VA State House - 84 Glenn Davis, Jr. R 90%
VA State House - 92 Jeion Ward D 50%
VA State House - 98 Keith Hodges R 90%
VA State House - 99 Margaret Ransone R 90%
VA State House - 100 Rob Bloxom, Jr. R 100%
VA State Senate - 1 Monty Mason D 50%
VA State Senate - 2 Mamie Locke D 33%
VA State Senate - 3 Thomas Norment, Jr. R 100%
VA State Senate - 4 Ryan McDougle R 100%
VA State Senate - 5 Lionell Spruill, Sr. D 50%
VA State Senate - 6 Lynwood Lewis, Jr. D 44%
VA State Senate - 8 Bill DeSteph, Jr. R 80%
VA State Senate - 9 Jennifer McClellan D 50%
VA State Senate - 14 John Cosgrove, Jr. R 100%
VA State Senate - 15 Frank Ruff, Jr. R 100%
VA State Senate - 16 Joe Morrissey D 63%
VA State Senate - 17 Bryce Reeves R 100%
VA State Senate - 18 Louise Lucas D 14%
VA State Senate - 20 Bill Stanley, Jr. R 100%
VA State Senate - 21 John Edwards D 33%
VA State Senate - 23 Stephen Newman R 100%
VA State Senate - 24 Emmett Hanger, Jr. R 89%
VA State Senate - 25 Creigh Deeds D 33%
VA State Senate - 26 Mark Obenshain R 100%
VA State Senate - 27 Jill Vogel R 100%
VA State Senate - 28 Richard Stuart R 100%
VA State Senate - 30 Adam Ebbin D 33%
VA State Senate - 31 Barbara Favola D 33%
VA State Senate - 32 Janet Howell D 33%
VA State Senate - 34 Chap Petersen D 44%
VA State Senate - 35 Dick Saslaw D 33%
VA State Senate - 36 Scott Surovell D 50%
VA State Senate - 37 David Marsden D 33%
VA State Senate - 39 George Barker D 44%
VA State Senate - 40 Todd Pillion R 100%
VA Mayor - At-Large Kenny Alexander 33%
David Albo 90%
Richard Anderson 100%
Mamye BaCote 50%
Richard Bell 90%
Mark Berg 90%
Richard Hayden Black 100%
Charles Carrico, Sr. 100%
Ben Chafin, Jr. 100%
Mark Cole 100%
Charles Colgan, Sr. 56%
Kirk Cox 90%
Rosalyn Dance 33%
Peter Farrell 90%
Michael Futrell 50%
Scott Garrett 90%
Tom Garrett, Jr. 100%
Thomas Greason 90%
Gregory Habeeb 100%
Gordon Helsel, Jr. 100%
Daun Hester 50%
William Howell 90%
Tim Hugo 90%
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