FYI, our political science teacher loves the Vote Smart site! Thanks for =
>>> "Judith K. Graves" <[log in to unmask]> 10/07/98 08:46AM >>>
> I ran across the "Voters Self-Defense Manual", published by Project
> Smart/Center for National Independence in Politics..This wonderful gem
> detailed data on the voting records of each Congressman & Senator..the
> campaign finances of each Congressman & Senator..it also provides
> group" ratings from political left to political right,
> industrial interests, civil libertarians to "religious right".
> You can visit it on the World Wide Web at http://www.vote-smart.org=20
> You can call 1-888-Vote-Smart
> Founders of Vote Smart organization include..
> Barry Goldwater, Bill Bradley, Mark Hatfield, George McGovern,
> Former Rep. Bill Frenzel (R-Minn), Geraldine Ferraro, Rep. Jim
> Leach (R-Iowa, Chair of Banking Committee), Ronald Dellums,
> Michael Dukakis, Rep. Nancy Johnson (R-Ct), Newt Gingrich,
> Edward Brooke (former Republican Senator from Mass)
> A quote from their brochure..."citizens, statesmen, conservatives, &
> liberals joining together to ensure that tolerance will no longer be
> only weapon available to those of us tormented by the issueless
> mudslinging that now dominates political elections & decisions.
> Project Vote Smart has a "Congressional National Political Awareness
> Test" questionaire that it sends to ALL major party Congressional
> candidates..A majority of the candidates have answered the
> It is available for downloading at the Vote Smart website.
> One last email address: [log in to unmask]
Judith K. Graves
Education Resources Specialist
National Digital Library Program
Library of Congress
Washington, D.C. 20540-1320
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