Rating Group: National Rifle Association Political Victory Fund

2000 Positions on Gun Rights

Issues: Guns

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State Office Name Party Rating
IN State House - 14 Vernon Smith Democratic F
IN State House - 27 Sheila Klinker Democratic C
IN State House - 28 Jeffrey Thompson Republican A
IN State House - 39 Gerald Torr Republican A+
IN State House - 41 Timothy Brown Republican A
IN State House - 53 Bob Cherry Republican A
IN State House - 54 Tom Saunders Republican A
IN State House - 91 Bob Behning Republican A
IN State House - 96 Greg Porter Democratic F
IN State House - 99 Vanessa Summers Democratic F
IN State Senate - 14 Dennis Kruse Republican A
IN State Senate - 21 James Buck Republican A
IN State Senate - 50 Vaneta Becker Republican B
IN Council Member - 3 Charlie Brown F
IN Commissioner - 2 Matthew Whetstone A
Kent Adams A
R. Tiny Adams D-
Robert Alderman A+
William Alexa B
James Atterholt A
Dennis Avery D
Ralph Donald Ayres A
Pat Bauer C+
Robert Bischoff A
Richard Bodiker, Sr. A
Lawrence Borst A-
Brian Bosma A
James Bottorff A
Anita Bowser F
Richard Bray A
Billie Breaux F
Mary Kay Budak B
Lawrence Buell, Sr. A
Woody Burton A
Duane Cheney F
William Cochran A
Gary Cook A
William Crawford F
David Crooks A
Susan Crosby D
John Day F
Jerry Denbo A+
Mae Dickinson F
Gary Dillon B+
Chester Dobis A-
Daniel Dumezich B-
Cleo Duncan A
Michael Dvorak F
Jeffrey Espich A
Ralph Foley A
John Gregory Frenz A
William Friend A+
David Frizzell A
Craig Fry A
Beverly Gard A-
Benjamin GiaQuinta, Sr. D
Gloria Goeglein A
John Gregg A
Dale Grubb A+
Earl Harris D-
Brian Hasler B
Ron Herrell A
Robert Hoffman A
Glenn Howard F
Robert Jackman A
Luke Kenley B
Clyde Kersey A-
Thomas Kromkowski A
Mark Kruzan D
Robert Daniel Kuzman B+
Connie Lawson A-
Claire Leuck C
Ronald Liggett A+
David Long A
Teresa Lubbers C
L. Jack Lutz A
Markt Lance Lytle A+
Edmund Mahern F
Richard Mangus A+
Paul Mannweiler A+
Richard McClain A
Robert Meeks A+
Scott Mellinger D
Patricia Miller A-
Dean Mock A
Winfield Moses, Jr. C
Bruce Munson A
Michael Murphy A
Dennie Oxley II A+
Phyllis Pond A
Kathy Richardson A
Marvin Riegsecker B
Michael Ripley A
Paul Robertson B-
Earline Rogers F
William Ruppel A
Sue Scholer B+
Gregory Dale Server A
Vi Simpson F
Becky Skillman A
State Office Name Party Rating
IN State House - 14 Vernon Smith D F
IN State House - 27 Sheila Klinker D C
IN State House - 28 Jeffrey Thompson R A
IN State House - 39 Gerald Torr R A+
IN State House - 41 Timothy Brown R A
IN State House - 53 Bob Cherry R A
IN State House - 54 Tom Saunders R A
IN State House - 91 Bob Behning R A
IN State House - 96 Greg Porter D F
IN State House - 99 Vanessa Summers D F
IN State Senate - 14 Dennis Kruse R A
IN State Senate - 21 James Buck R A
IN State Senate - 50 Vaneta Becker R B
IN Council Member - 3 Charlie Brown F
IN Commissioner - 2 Matthew Whetstone A
Kent Adams A
R. Tiny Adams D-
Robert Alderman A+
William Alexa B
James Atterholt A
Dennis Avery D
Ralph Donald Ayres A
Pat Bauer C+
Robert Bischoff A
Richard Bodiker, Sr. A
Lawrence Borst A-
Brian Bosma A
James Bottorff A
Anita Bowser F
Richard Bray A
Billie Breaux F
Mary Kay Budak B
Lawrence Buell, Sr. A
Woody Burton A
Duane Cheney F
William Cochran A
Gary Cook A
William Crawford F
David Crooks A
Susan Crosby D
John Day F
Jerry Denbo A+
Mae Dickinson F
Gary Dillon B+
Chester Dobis A-
Daniel Dumezich B-
Cleo Duncan A
Michael Dvorak F
Jeffrey Espich A
Ralph Foley A
John Gregory Frenz A
William Friend A+
David Frizzell A
Craig Fry A
Beverly Gard A-
Benjamin GiaQuinta, Sr. D
Gloria Goeglein A
John Gregg A
Dale Grubb A+
Earl Harris D-
Brian Hasler B
Ron Herrell A
Robert Hoffman A
Glenn Howard F
Robert Jackman A
Luke Kenley B
Clyde Kersey A-
Thomas Kromkowski A
Mark Kruzan D
Robert Daniel Kuzman B+
Connie Lawson A-
Claire Leuck C
Ronald Liggett A+
David Long A
Teresa Lubbers C
L. Jack Lutz A
Markt Lance Lytle A+
Edmund Mahern F
Richard Mangus A+
Paul Mannweiler A+
Richard McClain A
Robert Meeks A+
Scott Mellinger D
Patricia Miller A-
Dean Mock A
Winfield Moses, Jr. C
Bruce Munson A
Michael Murphy A
Dennie Oxley II A+
Phyllis Pond A
Kathy Richardson A
Marvin Riegsecker B
Michael Ripley A
Paul Robertson B-
Earline Rogers F
William Ruppel A
Sue Scholer B+
Gregory Dale Server A
Vi Simpson F
Becky Skillman A
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