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America, 'NRA class' is now in session. There's an old Teacher in town. Boy, are they grumpy.

Don't get out of line or be prepared for their failing grade.

NRA Releases Coveted Endorsements and Grades for Texas State Races

by Bob Price, -- 29 Jan 2014

The National Rifle Association’s Political Victory Fund (NRA-PVF) released its much awaited endorsements and grades for the statewide candidates in Texas Wednesday. The PVF only made endorsements in two of the statewide races, those being in the races for Texas Governor and Texas State Comptroller.

In the race to succeed Texas Governor Rick Perry, the current Attorney General Greg Abbott received the PVF’s endorsement and a grade of A. Despite recent pro-gun statements by his Democratic challenger, Texas State Senator Wendy Davis, as to her views on the Second Amendment, Sen. Davis received a D from the PVF.

The PVF defines their grading system as follows:

    A+: A legislator with not only an excellent voting record on all critical NRA issues, but who has also made a vigorous effort to promote and defend the Second Amendment.

    A: Solidly pro-gun candidate. A candidate who has supported NRA positions on key votes in elective office or a candidate with a demonstrated record of support on Second Amendment issues.

    AQ: A pro-gun candidate whose rating is based solely on the candidate's responses to the NRA-PVF Candidate Questionnaire and who does not have a voting record on Second Amendment issues.

    B: A generally pro-gun candidate. However, a "B" candidate may have opposed some pro-gun reform or supported some restrictive legislation in the past.

    D: An anti-gun candidate who usually supports restrictive gun control legislation and opposes pro-gun reforms. Regardless of public statements, can usually be counted on to vote wrong on key issues.

Funny that NRA D grade, kind of makes me want to support Davis even more. How about you?

Who knew that the meanest teachers would still be around after all these years?

Still fouling everything up, as much as they possibly can ...

National Rifle Association -- Political Victory Fund.

Grades & Endorsements

Upcoming Elections

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Federal and State Primary Elections

Tuesday, June 3, [2014]

Statewide Elections


Richard Aguirre (R)
    Grade: ?   

Andrew Blount (R)
    Grade: ?   

Glenn Champ (R)
    Grade: AQ   

Tim Donnelly (R)
    Grade: A   

Neel Kashkari (R)
    Grade: ?   

Alma Marie Winston (R)
    Grade: ?   

Akinyemi Agbede (D)
    Grade: ?   

*Edmund Brown (D)
    Grade: C-   

Lieutenant Governor

David Fennell (R)
    Grade: ?   

Ron Nehring (R)
    Grade: AQ   

George Yang (R)
    Grade: B   

Eric Korevaar (D)
    Grade: F   

*Gavin Newsom (D)
    Grade: F   

Attorney General

Ronald Gold (R)
    Grade: ?   

John Haggerty (R)
    Grade: ?   

David King (R)
    Grade: ?   

Phil Wyman (R)
    Grade: A   

*Kamala Harris (D)
    Grade: F   

Secretary of State

Roy Allmond (R)
    Grade: B-   

Pete Peterson (R)
    Grade: ?   

Derek Cressman (D)
    Grade: ?   

Jeffrey Drobman (D)
    Grade: ?   

Alex Padilla (D)
    Grade: F   

Leland Yee (D)
    Grade: F   


David Evans (R)
    Grade: ?   

Ashley Swearengin (R)
    Grade: ?   

Tammy Blair (D)
    Grade: ?   

John Perez (D)
    Grade: D   

Betty Yee (D)
    Grade: ?   


Greg Conlon (R)
    Grade: ?   

John Chiang (D)
    Grade: ?   

Insurance Commissioner

Ted Gaines (R)
    Grade: A   

*Dave Jones (D)
    Grade: F   

Superintendent Of Public Instruction

Lydia Gutierrwz (NP)
    Grade: D   

*Tom Torlakson (NP)
    Grade: F   

Marshall Tuck (NP)
    Grade: ?   

Board Of Equalization -- District 1

George Runner (R)
    Grade: A   

*Chris Parker (D)
    Grade: ?   

When do us voters ever get to "grade" those Candidates?

Hmmm?  Isn't that what Election days are for -- to give them a Passing or Failing Grade.


Originally posted to Digging up those Facts ... for over 8 years. on Tue May 27, 2014 at 06:10 AM PDT.

Also republished by Shut Down the NRA and Repeal or Amend the Second Amendment (RASA).

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