Former Rep. Chet Edwards (D-Texas, 17th)

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.

Issue Organization Rating
Abortion NARAL Pro-Choice America 100
  National Right to Life Center 20
Civil Rights ACLU 75
  Human Rights Campaign 60
Ideology American Conservative Union 16
  Americans for Democratic Action 80
  Drum Major Institute A
  Family Research Council 23
Children Children's Defense Fund 100
Environment League of Conservation Voters 79
Immigration Numbers USA D-
  U.S. Border Control NR
Public Health American Public Health Association 78
Senior Citizens Alliance for Retired Americans 90

Issue Organization Rating
Business and Labor AFL-CIO 80
  National Education Association A
  AFSCME 100
  BIPAC 20
  Chamber of Commerce 67
  Club for Growth 40
  National Federation of Independent Business 64
Taxes & Spending Americans for Tax Reform 5
  Citizens Against Government Waste 18
  National Taxpayers Union 15

Issue Organization Rating
Defense and Peace Council for a Livable World 50
  Center for Security Policy 23
  Friends Committee on National Legislation 50
  Peace Action 46
Guns Gunowners of America D
  Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence 40