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National Journal - House Members Ratings
National Journal ^ | February 23, 2012 | Nationa Journal

Posted on 02/25/2012 1:17:45 AM PST by SMGFan

In the following list, House members are assigned separate scores for their roll-call votes on key economic, social, and foreign-policy issues during 2011. The members are rated in each of the three issue categories on both liberal and conservative scales, with the scores on each scale given as percentiles.

An economic score of 83 on the conservative scale, for example, means that the member was more conservative than 83 percent of his or her House colleagues on the key votes in that issue area during 2011.

An asterisk [*] means that the member missed more than half of the rated votes in an issue area. Composite scores are calculated based on the issue-based scores. Members with the same composite scores are tied in rank.

(Key: Member Is More Liberal Than_Percent Of Senate On These Issues: Economic, Social, Foreign; Member Is More Conservative Than_Percent Of Senate On These Issues: Economic, Social, Foreign; Composite Score (Rank In House)/Liberal, Composite Score (Rank In House)/Conservative)

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TOPICS: Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: house; ratings; voting
3. Ben Quayle, R: 0, 0, 0, 90, 83, 91, 6.0 (420th), 94.0 (1st)
1 posted on 02/25/2012 1:17:51 AM PST by SMGFan
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To: SMGFan

The actual story is here http://nationaljournal.com/magazine/divided-we-stand-20120223?page=1?mrefid=skybox


2 posted on 02/25/2012 1:20:59 AM PST by SMGFan
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To: SMGFan

Mapping the Vote Ratings: Senate

http://nationaljournal.com/voteratings2011/mapping-the-vote-ratings-senate-20120223?mrefid=skybox

Searchable Vote Ratings Tables: House

http://nationaljournal.com/voteratings2011/searchable-vote-ratings-tables-house-20120223


3 posted on 02/25/2012 1:23:48 AM PST by SMGFan
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To: SMGFan
"3. Ben Quayle, R: 0, 0, 0, 90, 83, 91, 6.0 (420th), 94.0 (1st)"

Also...from Florida;

12. Dennis Ross, R: 0, 0, 0, 90, 83, 91, 6.0 (420th), 94.0 (1st)

Hmmm??

4 posted on 02/25/2012 5:21:28 AM PST by harpu ( "...it's better to be hated for who you are than loved for someone you're not!")
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To: harpu

sorry, missed the tie.


5 posted on 02/25/2012 5:27:35 AM PST by SMGFan
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To: SMGFan

One that surprised me was Gillebrand most liberal in the Senate (more so than Chucky, and she was supposed to be the moderate alternative)


6 posted on 02/25/2012 9:05:28 AM PST by scrabblehack
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