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Wesley 'Wes' Chesbro

Wesley 'Wes' Chesbro's Ratings and Endorsements on Issue: Civil Liberties and Civil Rights

Full Name: Wesley 'Wes' Chesbro
Current Office: State Assembly - District 2, Democratic
First Elected: 11/04/2008
Last Elected: 11/06/2012

Civil Liberties and Civil Rights

2013 California Communities United Institute - Positions 99%
2011 California Communities United Institute - Positions 96
2011 Republican Liberty Caucus of California - Civil Liberties Score 32%
2011 Republican Liberty Caucus of California - Overall Score 24%
2011 Republican Liberty Caucus of California - Economic Liberties Score 17%
2010 California Communities United Institute - Positions on Economic Justice 100%
2010 California Communities United Institute - Positions on AIDS Policy 100%
2010 California Communities United Institute - Minority Issues Score 88%
2010 California Communities United Institute - Women's Issues Score 100%
2010 California Communities United Institute - Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender Intersex Score 100%
2010 California Communities United Institute - Overall Score 98%
2009 Applied Research Center - Legal Racism Score 0%
2009 Applied Research Center - Green Equity Score 100%
2009 Applied Research Center - Positions on Civil Rights 100%
2009 Applied Research Center - Overall Score 86%
2009 Applied Research Center - Leadership Score 0%
2009 Applied Research Center - Positions on Criminal Justice 100%
2009 Applied Research Center - Housing and Economics Score 100%
2009 Applied Research Center - Health Equity Score 100%
2009 Applied Research Center - Positions on Education Equity 100%
2006 Applied Research Center - Positions on Racial Justice 100
2006 Asian Americans for Civil Rights and Equality - Positions on Civil Rights & Equality 100%
2006 California Communities United Institute - Positions on Underrepresented Group Issues 98
2006 California Communities United Institute - LGBTI - LGBTI Rights Score 100
2006 Lambda Letters Project - Minority Rights Policy Score 96
2006 Lambda Letters Project - HIV/AIDS Policy Score 100
2006 Lambda Letters Project - Economic Policy Score 98
2006 Lambda Letters Project - Women's Issues Score 97
2005-2006 Equality California - Positions on LGBT Rights 100
2005 Applied Research Center - Positions on Racial Justice 100
2005 Asian Americans for Civil Rights and Equality - Positions 100%
2005 California Communities United Institute - LGBTI - Positions 100%
2005 Equality California - Positions 100%
2005 Lambda Letters Project - Women's Issues Score 97%
2005 Lambda Letters Project - HIV/AIDS Policy Score 100%
2005 Lambda Letters Project - Minority Rights Policy Score 98%
2004 Applied Research Center - Positions 100%
2004 Asian Americans for Civil Rights and Equality - Positions 100%
2004 California Communities United Institute - LGBTI - Positions 100%
2004 Lambda Letters Project - Minority Rights Policy Score 100%
2004 Lambda Letters Project - Women's Issues Score 100%
2004 Lambda Letters Project - HIV/AIDS Policy Score 100%
2003 Asian Americans for Civil Rights and Equality - Positions 100%
2003 California Communities United Institute - Positions 98%
2003 Equality California - Positions 100%
2002 California Communities United Institute - Positions 99%
2002 Equality California - Positions 100%
2001 Equality California - Positions 100%
1997-2003 Gay Rights Information - Positions on LGBT Rights 0%
1997-2001 Gay Rights Information - Positions on LGBT Rights 0%

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