Rep. Lamar Smith (R-Texas, 21st)




The Hill's Lawmaker Ratings

The number ratings on each lawmaker's page are from zero to 100, which is the scale used by most advocacy organizations. Where a letter rating is used, the range is from A to F.

SOCIAL ISSUES RATINGS

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Issue Organization Rating
Abortion NARAL Pro-Choice America 0
  National Right to Life Center 100
Civil Rights ACLU 9
  Human Rights Campaign 0
Ideology American Conservative Union 96
  Americans for Democratic Action 15
  Drum Major Institute F
  Family Research Council 100
Children Children's Defense Fund 30
Environment League of Conservation Voters 7
Immigration Numbers USA A
  U.S. Border Control 100
Public Health American Public Health Association 22
Senior Citizens Alliance for Retired Americans 8


FISCAL ISSUES RATINGS
Issue Organization Rating
Business and Labor AFL-CIO 11
  National Education Association F
  AFSCME 29
  BIPAC 100
  Chamber of Commerce 100
  Club for Growth 89
  National Federation of Independent Business 91
Taxes & Spending Americans for Tax Reform 100
  Citizens Against Government Waste 65
  National Taxpayers Union 84


SECURITY ISSUES RATINGS
Issue Organization Rating
Defense and Peace Council for a Livable World 0
  Center for Security Policy 100
  Friends Committee on National Legislation 0
  Peace Action 10
Guns Gunowners of America A-
  Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence 0