Senator Rosemary A. McAuliffe's Special Interest Group Ratings

Biographical

Full Name: Rosemary A. McAuliffe
Current Office: State Senate - District 1, Democratic
First Elected: 1992
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
Gender: Female
Family: Husband: James; 6 Children: Jamie, Michael, John, Tony, Dan, Elizabeth
Birth Date: 08/01/1940
Birth Place: Seattle, WA
Home City: Bothell, WA
Religion: Catholic
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2013 Association of Washington Business - Positions 27% 2013 Association of Washington Business - Labor Score 90% 2013 Association of Washington Business - Lifetime Score 36% 2012 Association of Washington Business - Positions 60% 2011-2012 Washington National Federation of Independent Business - Positions 20% 2011 Association of Washington Business - Positions 43% 2010 Association of Washington Business - Lifetime Score 34% 2010 Association of Washington Business - Positions 38% 2009-2010 Washington National Federation of Independent Business - Positions 20% 2009 Association of Washington Business - Positions 42% 2008 Association of Washington Business - Positions on Pro-Business Policy 26 2007-2008 Washington National Federation of Independent Business - Positions on Pro-Small Business Policy 38 2007 Association of Washington Business - Positions on Pro-Business Policy 33 2007 Building Industry Association of Washington - Housing Industry Advocacy Score 27 2006 Association of Washington Business - Positions 60% 2005-2006 Washington National Federation of Independent Business - Positions 40% 2005 Association of Washington Business - Positions 21% 2005 Building Industry Association of Washington - Positions 0% 2004 Association of Washington Business - Positions 45% 2003-2004 Washington National Federation of Independent Business - Positions 46% 2003 Association of Washington Business - Positions 37% 2002 Association of Washington Business - Positions 20% 2001-2002 Washington National Federation of Independent Business - Positions 13% 2001 Association of Washington Business - State Senate Score 37% 1999-2000 Washington National Federation of Independent Business - Positions 42% 1997-1998 Washington National Federation of Independent Business - Positions 27%

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