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How They Voted Scorecard
Senate, U.S. House of Representatives and Texas Legislators

(Compare the Presidential Candidates as Senators on Business Issues )

Vote Against Business      Pro-business votes

 

   Senator Barack Obama (D-IL) 

1st-tberm Democrat from Illinois. How They Voted Scorecards 2006 55%

 

Sen. Joseph Biden Jr. (D-DE)  2006=41%  2005 = 44%

 

 

     Senator John McCain (R-AZ)

How They Voted Scorecards 2006=100% 2005 = 72%

Vote Against Business      Pro-business votes

Senators Kay Bailey Hutchison (R- Texas ) and John Cornyn (R- Texas) 100%,  usual cast pro-business votes.

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce ranked Texas Congressional delegation from 0 to 100 based on a series of votes. 

Scores for the  2nd Session of the 109th Congress (2006):  

Texas Score
1. Louie Gohmert (R) 100%
2. Ted Poe (R) 87%
3. Sam Johnson (R) 91%
4. Ralph Hall (R) 93%
5. Jeb Hensarling (R) 93%
6. Joe Barton (R) 93%
7. John Culberson (R) 93%
8. Kevin Brady (R) 100%
9. Al Green (D) 60%
10. Michael McCaul (R) 100%
11. Mike Conaway (R) 100%
12. Kay Granger (R) 100%
13. William Thornberry (R) 100%
14. Ron Paul (R) 60%
15. Ruben Hinojosa (D) 87%
16. Silvestre Reyes (D) 57%
17. Chet Edwards (D) 87%
18. Sheila Jackson Lee (D) 53%
19. Randy Neugebauer (R) 100%
20. Charles Gonzalez (D) 57%
21. Lamar Smith (R) 100%
22. Tom DeLay (R) 100%
22. Shelley Sekula-Gibbs (R) 100%
23. Henry Bonilla (R) 100%
24. Kenny Marchant (R) 100%
25. Lloyd Doggett (D) 23%
26. Michael Burgess (R) 92%
27. Solomon Ortiz (D) 80%
28. Henry Cuellar (D) 100%
29. Gene Green (D) 50%
30. Eddie Bernice Johnson (D) 60%
31. John Carter (R) 100%
32. Pete Sessions (R) 100%

 

Vote Against Business Pro-business votes

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce  voting record is available 

at http://www.uschamber.com/issues/legislators/howtheyvoted.htm

 

    The Texas Association of Business and Chambers of Commerce, (TABCC) scorecard grades lawmakers from 0 to 100 based on a series of votes effecting the business climate. Unlike TAB's previous voting records, each lawmaker received a score for the 2005 Regular and Special Session. In addition, each lawmaker received a cumulative score which is their average score for the past three legislative sessions when applicable. Lawmakers who receive a 90 or above in either category, will be honored with a Champion for Free Enterprise distinction. Lawmakers who receive an 80 or above in a category will receive a Fighter for Free Enterprise distinction. Lawmakers are eligible to receive one award. The higher score, either cumulative or the 2005 score will be honored.

 

Year

Senator

AVG

2001

2004

2005

2007

Averitt

86%

 

90%

78%

90%

Brimer

90%

 

100%

91%

80%

Carona

85%

93%

80%

89%

80%

Deuell

80%

 

80%

91%

70%

Duncan

81%

93%

80%

82%

70%

Ellis, Rodney

41%

47%

30%

36%

50%

Eltife

85%

 

 

91%

80%

Estes

90%

 

90%

91%

90%

Fraser

91%

94%

90%

91%

90%

Gallegos

 

31%

0%

30%

 

Harris

84%

87%

88%

80%

80%

Hegar

90%

 

 

 

90%

Hinojosa

43%

 

33%

45%

50%

Jackson, Mike

87%

75%

100%

82%

90%

Janek

83%

 

80%

100%

70%

Lucio

46%

50%

40%

55%

40%

Nelson

88%

81%

90%

91%

90%

Nichols

80%

 

 

 

80%

Ogden

77%

69%

89%

82%

70%

Patrick

80%

 

 

 

80%

Seliger

85%

 

 

91%

80%

Shapiro

84%

75%

90%

91%

80%

Shapleigh

27%

31%

0%

27%

50%

Uresti

50%

 

 

 

50%

Van de Putte

38%

31%

20%

50%

50%

Watson

50%

 

 

 

50%

Wentworth

74%

73%

60%

82%

80%

West, Royce

44%

40%

30%

55%

50%

Whitmire

45%

56%

20%

45%

60%

Williams

97%

 

100%

100%

90%

Zaffirini

37%

50%

20%

36%

40%

 

Year

Representative

AVG

2001

2003

2005

2007

Allen, Alma

35%

 

 

15%

54%

Alonzo

37%

 

 

27%

47%

Anchia

37%

 

 

27%

47%

Anderson

87%

 

 

86%

87%

Aycock

100%

 

 

 

100%

Bailey

30%

29%

11%

29%

50%

Berman

95%

100%

88%

93%

100%

Bohac

83%

 

88%

80%

80%

Bolton

60%

 

 

 

60%

Bonnen

85%

95%

73%

79%

93%

Branch

91%

 

87%

100%

87%

Brown, Betty

91%

95%

88%

87%

93%

Brown, Fred

77%

91%

58%

73%

87%

Burnam

23%

33%

0%

20%

40%

Callegari

89%

95%

87%

86%

87%

Castro

30%

 

0%

33%

57%

Chavez

41%

38%

13%

47%

67%

Chisum

86%

70%

94%

93%

87%

Christian

90%

95%

94%

 

80%

Cohen

60%

 

 

 

60%

Coleman

24%

28%

0%

27%

40%

Cook, Byron

91%

 

93%

100%

80%

Cook, Robby

69%

52%

64%

87%

73%

Corte

89%

90%

87%

91%

87%

Crabb

94%

100%

88%

93%

93%

Craddick

 

 

 

 

 

Creighton

93%

 

 

 

93%

Crownover

94%

95%

87%

100%

93%

Darby

93%

 

 

 

93%

Davis, John

86%

91%

81%

93%

80%

Davis, Yvonne

24%

27%

0%

20%

47%

Delisi

94%

100%

87%

100%

87%

Deshotel

39%

32%

8%

47%

67%

Driver

93%

100%

86%

100%

87%

Dukes

35%

38%

0%

33%

67%

Dunnam

31%

35%

0%

36%

53%

Dutton

34%

27%

14%

43%

53%

Eiland

46%

29%

20%

69%

67%

Eissler

91%

 

81%

93%

100%

Elkins

85%

95%

88%

71%

87%

England

67%

 

 

 

67%

Escobar

40%

 

 

40%

40%

Farabee

62%

50%

43%

73%

80%

Farias

40%

 

 

 

40%

Farrar

26%

29%

0%

20%

53%

Flores

38%

42%

25%

36%

50%

Flynn

94%

 

94%

87%

100%

Frost

57%

 

 

53%

60%

Gallego

34%

37%

7%

50%

40%

Garcia

73%

 

 

 

73%

Gattis

89%

 

81%

87%

100%

Geren

79%

70%

86%

67%

92%

Giddings

39%

30%

13%

53%

60%

Gonzales  Veronica

42%

 

 

33%

50%

Gonzalez Toureilles

46%

 

 

38%

53%

Goolsby

89%

95%

80%

93%

87%

Guillen

38%

 

6%

40%

67%

Haggerty

68%

76%

55%

73%

67%

Hamilton

73%

 

58%

80%

80%

Hancock

87%

 

 

 

87%

Hardcastle

80%

68%

77%

87%

87%

Harless

100%

 

 

 

100%

Harper-Brown

94%

 

88%

93%

100%

Hartnett

89%

82%

94%

93%

87%

Heflin

53%

 

 

 

53%

Hernandez

53%

 

 

 

53%

Herrero

30%

 

 

13%

47%

Hilderbran

88%

82%

91%

92%

85%

Hill

89%

95%

88%

93%

80%

Hochberg

32%

25%

13%

43%

47%

Hodge

26%

27%

0%

30%

47%

Homer

64%

67%

54%

71%

62%

Hopson

54%

45%

25%

73%

73%

Howard, Charlie

90%

100%

88%

93%

80%

Howard, Donna

53%

 

 

 

53%

Hughes

74%

 

87%

67%

67%

Isett

92%

100%

89%

93%

87%

Jackson, Jim

90%

 

 

87%

93%

Jones, Delwin

66%

81%

64%

60%

57%

Keffer, J

84%

83%

80%

93%

80%

King, Phil

87%

95%

87%

80%

86%

King, Susan

80%

 

 

 

80%

King, Tracy

63%

64%

 

73%

53%

Kolkhorst

89%

91%

79%

93%

93%

Krusee

88%

95%

81%

87%

87%

Kuempel

78%

91%

67%

73%

80%

Latham

87%

 

 

 

87%

Laubenberg

86%

 

92%

93%

73%

Leibowitz

30%

 

 

13%

47%

Lucio

53%

 

 

 

53%

Macias

100%

 

 

 

100%

Madden

90%

91%

81%

100%

87%

Mallory Caraway

47%

 

 

 

47%

Martinez

40%

 

 

27%

53%

Martinez Fischer

27%

27%

0%

27%

53%

McCall

80%

86%

80%

80%

73%

McClendon

35%

27%

7%

47%

60%

McReynolds

51%

50%

20%

67%

67%

Menendez

43%

32%

14%

57%

67%

Merritt

78%

91%

75%

71%

73%

Miles

47%

 

 

 

47%

Miller

89%

100%

80%

87%

87%

Moreno, Paul

 

26%

0%

31%

 

Morrison

88%

81%

85%

100%

87%

Mowery

87%

90%

93%

93%

71%

Murphy

80%

 

 

 

80%

Naishtat

27%

27%

0%

27%

53%

Noriega, Rick

32%

36%

0%

38%

53%

O'Day

87%

 

 

 

87%

Oliveira

42%

37%

27%

62%

40%

Olivo

22%

30%

0%

9%

47%

Orr

87%

 

 

93%

80%

Ortiz

53%

 

 

 

53%

Otto

84%

 

 

87%

80%

Parker

93%

 

 

 

93%

Patrick

100%

 

 

 

100%

Paxton

95%

 

100%

93%

93%

Pena, Aaron

43%

 

17%

50%

62%

Phillips

80%

 

75%

92%

73%

Pickett

50%

45%

27%

62%

67%

Pierson

38%

 

 

 

38%

Pitts

89%

86%

100%

92%

79%

Puente

37%

32%

14%

36%

64%

Quintanilla

40%

 

13%

47%

60%

Raymond

33%

27%

6%

47%

53%

Riddle

82%

 

73%

80%

93%

Ritter

59%

48%

60%

60%

69%

Rodriguez

23%

 

0%

21%

47%

Rose

60%

 

27%

73%

80%

Smith, Todd

84%

90%

81%

79%

87%

Smith, Wayne

87%

 

81%

93%

87%

Smithee

85%

80%

86%

93%

80%

Solomons

85%

86%

75%

100%

79%

Strama

67%

 

 

60%

73%

Straus

94%

 

 

100%

87%

Swinford

85%

65%

88%

100%

87%

Talton

87%

100%

93%

73%

80%

Taylor

93%

 

94%

93%

93%

Thompson

28%

27%

7%

29%

47%

Truitt

81%

82%

75%

87%

80%

Turner

32%

24%

0%

38%

67%

Van Arsdale

85%

 

81%

93%

80%

Vaught

53%

 

 

 

53%

Veasey

40%

 

 

27%

53%

Villarreal

47%

27%

31%

67%

64%

Vo

44%

 

 

29%

47%

West

85%

88%

86%

87%

80%

Woolley

92%

95%

93%

93%

87%

Zedler

82%

 

81%

73%

93%

Zerwas

80%

 

 

 

80%

 

 

 

 

 

 

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