Rating Group: Advance America

1997 Positions

Issues: Conservative

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State Office Name Party Rating
IN State House - 14 Vernon Smith Democratic 0%
IN State House - 27 Sheila Klinker Democratic 13%
IN State House - 39 Gerald Torr Republican 100%
IN State House - 41 Timothy Brown Republican 100%
IN State House - 54 Tom Saunders Republican 70%
IN State House - 91 Bob Behning Republican 100%
IN State House - 96 Greg Porter Democratic 0%
IN State House - 99 Vanessa Summers Democratic 0%
IN State Senate - 14 Dennis Kruse Republican 100%
IN State Senate - 21 James Buck Republican 100%
IN State Senate - 35 Michael Young Republican 100%
IN State Senate - 50 Vaneta Becker Republican 67%
IN Council Member - 3 Charlie Brown 0%
IN Commissioner - 2 Matthew Whetstone 100%
Kent Adams 100%
R. Tiny Adams 20%
Robert Alderman 80%
William Alexa 70%
Rose Ann Antich-Carr 33%
Dennis Avery 10%
Ralph Donald Ayres 50%
Bill Bailey 20%
Pat Bauer 20%
Robert Bischoff 30%
Richard Bodiker, Sr. 20%
Lawrence Borst 80%
Brian Bosma 100%
James Bottorff 30%
Anita Bowser 10%
Richard Bray 100%
Billie Breaux 10%
Mary Kay Budak 67%
Lawrence Buell, Sr. 80%
Woody Burton 100%
J. Murray Clark 100%
William Cochran 11%
Gary Cook 30%
William Crawford 22%
Allie Craycraft, Jr. 80%
David Crooks 20%
Susan Crosby 20%
John Day 17%
Jerry Denbo 20%
Mae Dickinson 0%
Chester Dobis 20%
Cleo Duncan 78%
Michael Dvorak 20%
Jeffrey Espich 100%
Timothy Fesko 70%
Ralph Foley 100%
David Ford 100%
John Gregory Frenz 20%
William Friend 90%
David Frizzell 100%
Craig Fry 10%
Beverly Gard 90%
Robert Garton 90%
Benjamin GiaQuinta, Sr. 20%
Gloria Goeglein 100%
John Gregg 40%
Dale Grubb 30%
Earl Harris 0%
Joseph Harrison 70%
Brian Hasler 10%
Robert Hoffman 80%
Glenn Howard 30%
Lindel Hume 60%
Robert Jackman 90%
Steven Johnson 80%
Luke Kenley 89%
Clyde Kersey 20%
Thomas Kromkowski 20%
Mark Kruzan 0%
Robert Daniel Kuzman 20%
Sue Landske 80%
Connie Lawson 100%
Claire Leuck 20%
James Lewis, Jr. 70%
Ronald Liggett 20%
Jeffrey Linder 80%
David Long 100%
Teresa Lubbers 90%
Larry Lutz 20%
L. Jack Lutz 90%
Markt Lance Lytle 20%
Edmund Mahern 11%
Richard Mangus 100%
Paul Mannweiler 100%
Richard McClain 70%
Robert Meeks 67%
Jim Merritt, Jr. 90%
Patricia Miller 90%
Morris Mills 70%
Dean Mock 100%
Winfield Moses, Jr. 20%
Bruce Munson 100%
Michael Murphy 80%
Johnny Nugent 80%
Allen Paul 90%
Phyllis Pond 70%
State Office Name Party Rating
IN State House - 14 Vernon Smith D 0%
IN State House - 27 Sheila Klinker D 13%
IN State House - 39 Gerald Torr R 100%
IN State House - 41 Timothy Brown R 100%
IN State House - 54 Tom Saunders R 70%
IN State House - 91 Bob Behning R 100%
IN State House - 96 Greg Porter D 0%
IN State House - 99 Vanessa Summers D 0%
IN State Senate - 14 Dennis Kruse R 100%
IN State Senate - 21 James Buck R 100%
IN State Senate - 35 Michael Young R 100%
IN State Senate - 50 Vaneta Becker R 67%
IN Council Member - 3 Charlie Brown 0%
IN Commissioner - 2 Matthew Whetstone 100%
Kent Adams 100%
R. Tiny Adams 20%
Robert Alderman 80%
William Alexa 70%
Rose Ann Antich-Carr 33%
Dennis Avery 10%
Ralph Donald Ayres 50%
Bill Bailey 20%
Pat Bauer 20%
Robert Bischoff 30%
Richard Bodiker, Sr. 20%
Lawrence Borst 80%
Brian Bosma 100%
James Bottorff 30%
Anita Bowser 10%
Richard Bray 100%
Billie Breaux 10%
Mary Kay Budak 67%
Lawrence Buell, Sr. 80%
Woody Burton 100%
J. Murray Clark 100%
William Cochran 11%
Gary Cook 30%
William Crawford 22%
Allie Craycraft, Jr. 80%
David Crooks 20%
Susan Crosby 20%
John Day 17%
Jerry Denbo 20%
Mae Dickinson 0%
Chester Dobis 20%
Cleo Duncan 78%
Michael Dvorak 20%
Jeffrey Espich 100%
Timothy Fesko 70%
Ralph Foley 100%
David Ford 100%
John Gregory Frenz 20%
William Friend 90%
David Frizzell 100%
Craig Fry 10%
Beverly Gard 90%
Robert Garton 90%
Benjamin GiaQuinta, Sr. 20%
Gloria Goeglein 100%
John Gregg 40%
Dale Grubb 30%
Earl Harris 0%
Joseph Harrison 70%
Brian Hasler 10%
Robert Hoffman 80%
Glenn Howard 30%
Lindel Hume 60%
Robert Jackman 90%
Steven Johnson 80%
Luke Kenley 89%
Clyde Kersey 20%
Thomas Kromkowski 20%
Mark Kruzan 0%
Robert Daniel Kuzman 20%
Sue Landske 80%
Connie Lawson 100%
Claire Leuck 20%
James Lewis, Jr. 70%
Ronald Liggett 20%
Jeffrey Linder 80%
David Long 100%
Teresa Lubbers 90%
Larry Lutz 20%
L. Jack Lutz 90%
Markt Lance Lytle 20%
Edmund Mahern 11%
Richard Mangus 100%
Paul Mannweiler 100%
Richard McClain 70%
Robert Meeks 67%
Jim Merritt, Jr. 90%
Patricia Miller 90%
Morris Mills 70%
Dean Mock 100%
Winfield Moses, Jr. 20%
Bruce Munson 100%
Michael Murphy 80%
Johnny Nugent 80%
Allen Paul 90%
Phyllis Pond 70%
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