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Mimi Walters

Mimi Walters's Ratings and Endorsements

Full Name: Mimi Walters
Current Office: State Senate - District 37, Republican
First Elected: 11/04/2008
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
On The Ballot: Running, Republican for U.S. House - District 45
General Nov. 4, 2014
Primary June 3, 2014

Business and Consumers

2013 California Chamber of Commerce - Positions 100%
2012 California Chamber of Commerce - Positions 100%
2012 California Manufacturers and Technology Association - Positions 92%
2012 California National Federation of Independent Business - Positions 100%
2012 Consumer Federation of California - Lifetime Score 7%
2012 Consumer Federation of California - Positions on Consumer Issues 14%
2011 California Chamber of Commerce - Positions 100%
2011 California Manufacturers and Technology Association - Positions 91%
2011 California National Federation of Independent Business - Positions 89%
2011 Consumer Federation of California - Lifetime Score 6%
2011 Consumer Federation of California - Positions 0%
2010 California Chamber of Commerce - Positions 92%
2010 California Manufacturers and Technology Association - Positions 90%
2010 Consumer Federation of California - Positions 0%
2009 California Chamber of Commerce - Positions 100%
2009 California National Federation of Independent Business - State Senate Score 100%
2009 California Public Interest Research Group - Positions 15%
2009 Consumer Federation of California - Positions 6%
2008 California Chamber of Commerce - Positions on Pro-Business Policy 100%
2008 California Manufacturers and Technology Association - Positions on Manufacturers Advocacy 91
2008 Consumer Federation of California - Positions 14%
2007-2008 California National Federation of Independent Business - Positions 94%
2007 California Chamber of Commerce - Positions on Pro-Business Policy 100
2007 California Manufacturers and Technology Association - Positions on Manufacturers Advocacy 89
2007 California Public Interest Research Group - Positions on Public Interest Advocacy 13
2007 Consumer Federation of California - Positions 0%
2006 California Chamber of Commerce - Positions on Pro-Business Policy 94%
2006 California Manufacturers and Technology Association - Positions on Manufacturers Advocacy 90
2006 California National Federation of Independent Business - Positions on Pro-Small Business Policy 100
2006 California Public Interest Research Group - Positions on Public Interest Advocacy 10
2006 Consumer Federation of California - Positions on Consumer Advocacy 8
2005-2010 Consumer Federation of California - Cumulative Score 7%
2005-2009 Consumer Federation of California - Positions 8%
2005-2006 California Manufacturers and Technology Association - Positions 100%
2005 California Chamber of Commerce - Positions 100%
2005 California Public Interest Research Group - Positions 12%

Civil Liberties and Civil Rights

2013 California Communities United Institute - Positions 52%
2011 California Communities United Institute - Positions 49
2011 Republican Liberty Caucus of California - Civil Liberties Score 70%
2011 Republican Liberty Caucus of California - Economic Liberties Score 80%
2011 Republican Liberty Caucus of California - Overall Score 75%
2010 California Communities United Institute - Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender Intersex Score 9%
2010 California Communities United Institute - Women's Issues Score 43%
2010 California Communities United Institute - Overall Score 29%
2010 California Communities United Institute - Minority Issues Score 23%
2010 California Communities United Institute - Positions on Economic Justice 37%
2010 California Communities United Institute - Positions on AIDS Policy 8%
2009 Applied Research Center - Legal Racism Score 0%
2009 Applied Research Center - Positions on Criminal Justice 33%
2009 Applied Research Center - Positions on Education Equity 33%
2009 Applied Research Center - Overall Score 18%
2009 Applied Research Center - Health Equity Score 0%
2009 Applied Research Center - Leadership Score 0%
2009 Applied Research Center - Positions on Civil Rights 50%
2009 Applied Research Center - Green Equity Score 0%
2009 Applied Research Center - Housing and Economics Score 25%
2008 Equality California - Positions 0%
2007 Applied Research Center - Positions on Racial Justice 9
2007 Asian Americans for Civil Rights and Equality - Positions on Civil Rights & Equality 15
2007 California Communities United Institute - Positions 20
2007 California Communities United Institute - LGBTI - LGBTI Rights Score 17
2007 Equality California - Positions on LGBT Rights 10
2007 Lambda Letters Project - Minority Rights Policy Score 38
2007 Lambda Letters Project - Economic Policy Score 13
2007 Lambda Letters Project - Women's Issues Score 14
2006 Applied Research Center - Positions on Racial Justice 11
2006 Asian Americans for Civil Rights and Equality - Positions on Civil Rights & Equality 7%
2006 California Communities United Institute - Positions on Underrepresented Group Issues 15
2006 California Communities United Institute - LGBTI - LGBTI Rights Score 0
2006 Lambda Letters Project - Minority Rights Policy Score 14
2006 Lambda Letters Project - HIV/AIDS Policy Score 17
2006 Lambda Letters Project - Economic Policy Score 0
2006 Lambda Letters Project - Women's Issues Score 44
2005-2006 Equality California - Positions on LGBT Rights 0
2005 Applied Research Center - Positions on Racial Justice 14
2005 Asian Americans for Civil Rights and Equality - Positions 15%
2005 California Communities United Institute - LGBTI - Positions 6%
2005 Equality California - Positions 7%
2005 Lambda Letters Project - Women's Issues Score 31%
2005 Lambda Letters Project - HIV/AIDS Policy Score 0%
2005 Lambda Letters Project - Minority Rights Policy Score 14%

Environment

2012 California League of Conservation Voters - Lifetime Score 3%
2012 California League of Conservation Voters - Positions 0%
2012 Clean Water Action California - Positions 33%
2011-2012 California Park and Recreation Society - Positions 75%
2011 California League of Conservation Voters - Lifetime Score 4%
2011 California League of Conservation Voters - Positions 12%
2011 Sierra Club California - Positions 15%
2010 California League of Conservation Voters - Lifetime Score 3%
2010 California League of Conservation Voters - Positions 5%
2010 Sierra Club California - Positions 0%
2009-2010 Clean Water Action California - Positions 18%
2009 Applied Research Center - Green Equity Score 0%
2009 California League of Conservation Voters - Positions 5%
2009 California League of Conservation Voters - Lifetime Score 2%
2009 Environment California - Positions 10%
2009 Sierra Club California - Positions 0%
2008 California League of Conservation Voters - Positions on Environmental Conservation 5
2007-2008 California Park and Recreation Society - Positions 40%
2007 California League of Conservation Voters - Positions on Environmental Conservation 0
2007 Sierra Club California - Positions on Environmental Conservation 0
2006 California League of Conservation Voters - Positions 0%
2006 Environment California - Positions on Environmental Conservation 6
2006 Sierra Club California - Positions on Environmental Conservation 0
2005-2006 California Park and Recreation Society - Positions 40
2005 California League of Conservation Voters - Positions 0%
2005 Sierra Club California - Positions 0%

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