Heath Shuler, North Carolina’s 11th District (West — Asheville)
• Party Unity Score: 82.9 percent (4th lowest)
• 2006 result: Shuler 54%, Rep. Charles H. Taylor 46%
• 2004 President: Bush 57%, Kerry 43%
Shuler, who takes conservative positions on some social issues, voted against the bills to promote embryonic stem cell research and to classify certain violent offenses as “hate crimes.” He also voted against a defeated bill, backed by 169 Democrats and two Republicans, that called for the full withdrawal of U.S. troops from Iraq within 180 days.
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