Sunday, December 9, 2007

AAUW Congressional Scorecard

The American Association for University Women promotes higher education and advances equity for women and girls through advocacy, education, and research. They have released their Congresssinal Scorecard that shows how Arkansas's Senators and Congressmen voted on the Association’s federal legislative priorities.

AAUW members have a long history of lobbying Congress and holding their legislators accountable for how they vote on AAUW priority issues. The specific legislation included in this voting record for the First Session of the 109th Congress provides information about how senators and representatives voted on AAUW’s issues including education, reproductive rights, tax and budget, civil rights, and welfare reform.

Complete information on issues and votes for the 109th Congress (2005-2006) is available here. Ratings for the members from Arkansas are:

Vic Snyder (D-AR2) 100%
Mark Pryor (D-AR) 80%
Blanche Lincoln (D-AR) 70%
Mike Ross (D-AR4) 70%
Marion Berry (D-AR1) 60%
John Boozman (R-AR3) 30%


Anonymous said...

Congrats to Rep. Boozman for having a 100% voting record for the right of children to be born.

Anonymous said...

And a 100% voting record to make sure they don't get health care after they are born.