[Hpn] Performance Evaluations Data For Senator John D. Ashcroft

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Performance Evaluations Data For
Senator John D. Ashcroft

Current Nominee For Attorney General
Current District: Defeated By A Dead Man For The Senate
Name: Former Senator John D. Ashcroft
Party: Republican 

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Voting Record
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Abortion / Family Planning
1999: On the votes that the National Right to Life Committee considered to
be the most important in 1999, Senator Ashcroft voted their preferred
position 100 percent of the time.

1999: On the votes that the Planned Parenthood considered to be the most
important in 1999, Senator Ashcroft voted their preferred position 0 percent
of the time. 

1999: On the votes that the National Abortion Reproductive Rights Action
League considered to be the most important in 1999, Senator Ashcroft voted
their preferred position 0 percent of the time.

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Animal Issues
1999: On the votes that the The Humane Society of the United States
considered to be the most important in 1999 , Senator Ashcroft voted their
preferred position 0 percent of the time.

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Business
2000: On the votes that the Small Business Survival Committee considered to
be the most important in 2000, Senator Ashcroft voted their preferred
position 100 percent of the time.

2000: On the votes that the Business-Industry Political Action Committee
considered to be the most important in 2000, Senator Ashcroft voted their
preferred position 92 percent of the time.

1999-2000: On the votes that the National Federation of Independent Business
considered to be the most important in 1999-2000, Senator Ashcroft voted
their preferred position 100 percent of the time.

1999: On the votes that the Business-Industry Political Action Committee
considered to be the most important in 1999, Senator Ashcroft voted their
preferred position 100 percent of the time.

1999: On the votes that the U.S. Chamber of Commerce considered to be the
most important in 1999, Senator Ashcroft voted their preferred position 88
percent of the time.

1998: On the votes that the Small Business Survival Committee considered to
be the most important in 1998, Senator Ashcroft voted their preferred
position 95 percent of the time.

1997-1998: On the votes that the National Federation of Independent Business
considered to be the most important in 1997-1998, Senator Ashcroft voted
their preferred position 86 percent of the time.

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Children
1999: On the votes that the Children's Defense Fund considered to be the
most important in 1999, Senator Ashcroft voted their preferred position 13
percent of the time.

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Christian Family Issues
1999-2000: On the votes that the Christian Coalition considered to be the
most important in 1999-2000 , Senator Ashcroft voted their preferred
position 100 percent of the time.

1997-1998: On the votes that the Christian Coalition considered to be the
most important in 1997-1998 , Senator Ashcroft voted their preferred
position 100 percent of the time.

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Civil Rights / Liberty
2000: On the votes that the American Civil Liberties Union considered to be
the most important in 2000 , Senator Ashcroft voted their preferred position
14 percent of the time.

1999-2000: On the votes that the Human Rights Campaign considered to be the
most important in 1999-2000, Senator Ashcroft voted their preferred position
0 percent of the time.

1999: On the votes that the American Civil Liberties Union considered to be
the most important in 1999 , Senator Ashcroft voted their preferred position
17 percent of the time.

1999: On the votes that the National Hispanic Leadership Agenda considered
to be the most important in 1999, Senator Ashcroft voted their preferred
position 14 percent of the time.

1999: On the votes that the National Association for the Advancement of
Colored People considered to be the most important in 1999, Senator Ashcroft
voted their preferred position 20 percent of the time.

1997-1998: On the votes that the Leadership Conference on Civil Rights
considered to be the most important in 1997-1998, Senator Ashcroft voted
their preferred position 10 percent of the time.

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Conservative
2000: On the votes that the American Conservative Union considered to be the
most important in 2000, Senator Ashcroft voted their preferred position 96
percent of the time.

1999: On the votes that the Conservative Index-The John Birch Society
considered to be the most important in 1999, Senator Ashcroft voted their
preferred position 70 percent of the time.

1999: On the votes that the American Conservative Union considered to be the
most important in 1999, Senator Ashcroft voted their preferred position 100
percent of the time.

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Consumers
1999: On the votes that the Consumer Federation of America considered to be
the most important in 1999, Senator Ashcroft voted their preferred position
0 percent of the time.

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Contractors
1999: On the votes that the Associated Builders & Contractors considered to
be the most important in 1999, Senator Ashcroft voted their preferred
position 100 percent of the time.

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Defense/Foreign
1999: On the votes that the Peace Action considered to be the most important
in 1999, Senator Ashcroft voted their preferred position 30 percent of the
time. 

1999: On the votes that the Campaign for U.N. Reform considered to be the
most important in 1999, Senator Ashcroft voted their preferred position 0
percent of the time.

1999: On the votes that the Council for a Livable World considered to be the
most important in 1999, Senator Ashcroft voted their preferred position 14
percent of the time.

1997: On the votes that the Center for Security Policy considered to be the
most important in 1997, Senator Ashcroft voted their preferred position 93
percent of the time.

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Economic Policy
1999: On the votes that the The Republican Liberty Caucus - Economic Policy
considered to be the most important in 1999, Senator Ashcroft voted their
preferred position 85 percent of the time.

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Education
1999-2000: On the votes that the American Federation of Teachers considered
to be the most important in 1999-2000, Senator Ashcroft voted their
preferred position 0 percent of the time.

1999: On the votes that the National Education Association considered to be
the most important in 1999, Senator Ashcroft voted their preferred position
20 percent of the time.

1998: On the votes that the American Federation of Teachers considered to be
the most important in 1998, Senator Ashcroft voted their preferred position
0 percent of the time.

1995-1996: On the votes that the U.S. Student Association considered to be
the most important in 1995-1996, Senator Ashcroft voted their preferred
position 0 percent of the time.

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Environment / Consumer
1999-2000: On the votes that the U.S. Public Interest Research Group
considered to be the most important in 1999-2000, Senator Ashcroft voted
their preferred position 0 percent of the time.

1999: On the votes that the U.S. Public Interest Research Group considered
to be the most important in 1999, Senator Ashcroft voted their preferred
position 15 percent of the time.

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Environment
1999-2000: On the votes that the League of Conservation Voters considered to
be the most important in 1999-2000, Senator Ashcroft voted their preferred
position 0 percent of the time.

1999: On the votes that the League of Conservation Voters considered to be
the most important in 1999, Senator Ashcroft voted their preferred position
0 percent of the time.

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Farm
1999: On the votes that the American Farm Bureau Federation considered to be
the most important in 1999, Senator Ashcroft voted their preferred position
100 percent of the time.

1998: On the votes that the National Farmers Union considered to be the most
important in 1998, Senator Ashcroft voted their preferred position 40
percent of the time.

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Gun Issues
2000: Based on lifetime voting records on gun issues and the results of a
questionnaire sent to all Congressional candidates in 2000, the National
Rifle Association assigned Senator Ashcroft a grade of A (with grades
ranging from a high of A+ to a low of F).

1999: On the votes that the Gun Owners of America considered to be the most
important in 1999, Senator Ashcroft voted their preferred position 45
percent of the time.

1999: On the votes that the Coalition to Stop Gun Violence considered to be
the most important in 1999 , Senator Ashcroft voted their preferred position
0 percent of the time.

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Health
1999: On the votes that the American Public Health Association considered to
be the most important in 1999, Senator Ashcroft voted their preferred
position 0 percent of the time.

1997-1998: On the votes that the AIDS Action Council considered to be the
most important in 1997-1998, Senator Ashcroft voted their preferred position
20 percent of the time.

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Immigration
1996-98: On the votes that the American Immigration Control-Senate
considered to be the most important in 1996-98, Senator Ashcroft voted their
preferred position 0 percent of the time.

1996: On the votes that the Federation for American Immigration Reform
(Senate) considered to be the most important in 1996, Senator Ashcroft voted
their preferred position 25 percent of the time.

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Labor
2000: On the votes that the American Federation of State, County & Municipal
Employees considered to be the most important in 2000, Senator Ashcroft
voted their preferred position 0 percent of the time.

2000: On the votes that the AFL-CIO considered to be the most important in
2000, Senator Ashcroft voted their preferred position 0 percent of the time.

2000: On the votes that the International Association of Machinists and
Aerospace Worker considered to be the most important in 2000, Senator
Ashcroft voted their preferred position 0 percent of the time.

2000: On the votes that the The Teamsters considered to be the most
important in 2000, Senator Ashcroft voted their preferred position 0 percent
of the time. 

1999: On the votes that the AFL-CIO considered to be the most important in
1999, Senator Ashcroft voted their preferred position 0 percent of the time.

1999: On the votes that the United Auto Workers considered to be the most
important in 1999, Senator Ashcroft voted their preferred position 8 percent
of the time. 

1999: On the votes that the American Federation of Government Employees
considered to be the most important in 1999, Senator Ashcroft voted their
preferred position 9 percent of the time.

1999: On the votes that the American Federation of State, County & Municipal
Employees considered to be the most important in 1999, Senator Ashcroft
voted their preferred position 0 percent of the time.

1999: On the votes that the Communications Workers of America considered to
be the most important in 1999, Senator Ashcroft voted their preferred
position 0 percent of the time.

1999: On the votes that the Transportation Communications Union considered
to be the most important in 1999, Senator Ashcroft voted their preferred
position 0 percent of the time.

1999: On the votes that the International Brotherhood of Boilermakers
considered to be the most important in 1999, Senator Ashcroft voted their
preferred position 0 percent of the time.

1998: On the votes that the International Brotherhood of Boilermakers
considered to be the most important in 1998, Senator Ashcroft voted their
preferred position 0 percent of the time.

1997-1998: On the votes that the The Teamsters considered to be the most
important in 1997-1998, Senator Ashcroft voted their preferred position 0
percent of the time.

1997: On the votes that the United Food & Commercial Workers considered to
be the most important in 1997, Senator Ashcroft voted their preferred
position 0 percent of the time.

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Liberal
1999-2000: On the votes that the Public Citizen's Congress Watch considered
to be the most important in 1999-2000, Senator Ashcroft voted their
preferred position 8 percent of the time.

1999: On the votes that the Americans for Democratic Action considered to be
the most important in 1999, Senator Ashcroft voted their preferred position
0 percent of the time.

1997-1998: On the votes that the National Committee for an Effective
Congress considered to be the most important in 1997-1998, Senator Ashcroft
voted their preferred position 0 percent of the time.

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Nat. Journal
1999: According to the National Journal - Liberal on Social Policy
calculations, in 1999 Senator Ashcroft voted more liberal on social policy
issues than 21 percent of the United States Senate.

1999: According to the National Journal - Conserv. on Economic Policy
calculations, in 1999 Senator Ashcroft voted more conservative on economic
policy issues than 83 percent of the United States Senate.

1999: According to the National Journal - Liberal on For & Def Policy
calculations, in 1999 Senator Ashcroft voted more liberal on defense and
foreign policy issues than 16 percent of the United States Senate.

1999: According to the National Journal - Conserv. on Def & For Policy
calculations, in 1999 Senator Ashcroft voted more conservative on defense
and foreign policy issues than 77 percent of the United States Senate.

1999: According to the National Journal - Conserv. on Social Policy
calculations, in 1999 Senator Ashcroft voted more conservative on social
policy issues than 77 percent of the United States Senate.

1999: According to the National Journal - Liberal on Economic Policy
calculations, in 1999 Senator Ashcroft voted more liberal on economic policy
issues than 0 percent of the United States Senate.

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Populist
1999: On the votes that the Liberty Lobby considered to be the most
important in 1999, Senator Ashcroft voted their preferred position 80
percent of the time.

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Poverty
1999: On the votes that the Bread for the World considered to be the most
important in 1999, Senator Ashcroft voted their preferred position 0 percent
of the time. 

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Property
2000: On the votes that the League of Private Property Voters considered to
be the most important in 2000, Senator Ashcroft voted their preferred
position 62 percent of the time.

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Seniors
1999-2000: On the votes that the National Committee to Preserve Social
Security and Medicare considered to be the most important in 1999-2000,
Senator Ashcroft voted their preferred position 23 percent of the time.

1999-2000: On the votes that the National Association of Retired Federal
Employees considered to be the most important in 1999-2000, Senator Ashcroft
voted their preferred position 0 percent of the time.

1999: On the votes that the United Seniors Association considered to be the
most important in 1999, Senator Ashcroft voted their preferred position 100
percent of the time.

1999: On the votes that the National Council of Senior Citizens considered
to be the most important in 1999, Senator Ashcroft voted their preferred
position 10 percent of the time.

1997-1998: On the votes that the The 60 Plus Association considered to be
the most important in 1997-1998, Senator Ashcroft voted their preferred
position 100 percent of the time.

1995-1996: On the votes that the National Association of Retired Federal
Employees considered to be the most important in 1995-1996, Senator Ashcroft
voted their preferred position 20 percent of the time.

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Social Policy
2000: On the votes that the Friends Comm. on Nat'l Leg. considered to be the
most important in 2000, Senator Ashcroft voted their preferred position 0
percent of the time.

1999: On the votes that the Friends Comm. on Nat'l Leg. considered to be the
most important in 1999, Senator Ashcroft voted their preferred position 42
percent of the time.

1999: On the votes that the NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice
Lobby considered to be the most important in 1999, Senator Ashcroft voted
their preferred position 18 percent of the time.

1999: On the votes that the The Republican Liberty Caucus - Social Policy
considered to be the most important in 1999, Senator Ashcroft voted their
preferred position 77 percent of the time.

1999: On the votes that the Zero Population Growth considered to be the most
important in 1999, Senator Ashcroft voted their preferred position 0 percent
of the time. 

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Taxes
1999: On the votes that the Americans for Tax Reform considered to be the
most important in 1999, Senator Ashcroft voted their preferred position 100
percent of the time.

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Taxes / Spending
1999: According to the National Taxpayers Union, in 1999 Senator Ashcroft,
on ALL votes dealing with spending, voted to reduce or not increase spending
79 percent of the time.

1999: On the votes used to calculate its ratings, the Concord Coalition
attaches more value to those votes it considers more important. For 1999,
the Concord Coalition gave Senator Ashcroft a rating of 75 percent.

1999: On the votes that the Citizens Against Government Waste considered to
be the most important in 1999, Senator Ashcroft voted their preferred
position 71 percent of the time.

1999: On the votes that the Taxpayers for Common Sense considered to be the
most important in 1999, Senator Ashcroft voted their preferred position 34
percent of the time.

1998: On the votes that the Taxpayers for Common Sense considered to be the
most important in 1998, Senator Ashcroft voted their preferred position 60
percent of the time.

1997-1998: On the votes that the National Tax-Limitation Committee
considered to be the most important in 1997-1998, Senator Ashcroft voted
their preferred position 100 percent of the time.

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Technology
1999: On the votes that the Information Technology Industry Council
considered to be the most important in 1999, Senator Ashcroft voted their
preferred position 100 percent of the time.

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Trade
1997-98: On the votes that the CATO Institute/Center for Trade Policy
Studies considered to be the most important in 1997-98, Senator Ashcroft
voted their preferred position 67 percent of the time.

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Women
2000: On the votes that the Concerned Women for America considered to be the
most important in 2000, Senator Ashcroft voted their preferred position 80
percent of the time.

1999-2000: On the votes that the American Association of University Women
considered to be the most important in 1999-2000, Senator Ashcroft voted
their preferred position 0 percent of the time.

1999: On the votes that the American Association of University Women
considered to be the most important in 1999, Senator Ashcroft voted their
preferred position 0 percent of the time.

1998: On the votes that the National Organization for Women considered to be
the most important in 1998, Senator Ashcroft voted their preferred position
0 percent of the time.

1997-1998: On the votes that the Concerned Women for America considered to
be the most important in 1997-1998, Senator Ashcroft voted their preferred
position 100 percent of the time.



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