Rep. Gary Ackerman (D-N.Y., 5th)




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
IssueOrganizationRating
AbortionNARAL Pro-Choice America100
 National Right to Life Center0
Civil RightsACLU83
 Human Rights Campaign90
IdeologyAmerican Conservative Union0
 Americans for Democratic Action100
 Drum Major InstituteA
 Family Research Council5
ChildrenChildren's Defense Fund100
EnvironmentLeague of Conservation Voters100
ImmigrationNumbers USAF-
 U.S. Border ControlNR
Public HealthAmerican Public Health Association100
Senior CitizensAlliance for Retired Americans100

 

FISCAL ISSUES RATINGS
IssueOrganizationRating
Business and LaborAFL-CIO96
 National Education AssociationA
 AFSCME100
 BIPAC20
 Chamber of Commerce67
 Club for Growth4
 National Federation of Independent Business64
Taxes & SpendingAmericans for Tax Reform5
 Citizens Against Government Waste6
 National Taxpayers Union3

 

SECURITY ISSUES RATINGS
IssueOrganizationRating
Defense and PeaceCouncil for a Livable World87
 Center for Security Policy18
 Friends Committee on National Legislation100
 Peace Action50
GunsGunowners of AmericaF-
 Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence96