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Paul J. Cook

Paul J. Cook's Ratings and Endorsements on Issue: Environment

Full Name: Paul J. Cook
Current Office: U.S. House - District 8, Republican
First Elected: 11/06/2012
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Republican for U.S. House - District 8
General Nov. 4, 2014
Primary June 3, 2014

Environment

2014 National Parks Conservation Association - Positions 0%
2013 Defenders of Wildlife Action Fund - Positions 33%
2013 Environment America - Positions 0%
2013 Food Policy Action - Positions 23%
2013 League of Conservation Voters - Lifetime Score 4%
2013 League of Conservation Voters - Positions 4%
2012 California League of Conservation Voters - Lifetime Score 8%
2012 California League of Conservation Voters - Positions 0%
2012 Clean Water Action California - Positions 40%
2011-2012 California Park and Recreation Society - Positions 73%
2011 California League of Conservation Voters - Lifetime Score 10%
2011 California League of Conservation Voters - Positions 12%
2011 Sierra Club California - Positions 9%
2010 California League of Conservation Voters - Positions 5%
2010 California League of Conservation Voters - Lifetime Score 10%
2010 Sierra Club California - Positions 10%
2009-2010 Clean Water Action California - Positions 20%
2009 Applied Research Center - Green Equity Score 0%
2009 California League of Conservation Voters - Lifetime Score 11%
2009 California League of Conservation Voters - Positions 14%
2009 Environment California - Positions 8%
2009 Sierra Club California - Positions 0%
2008 California League of Conservation Voters - Positions on Environmental Conservation 14
2008 Sierra Club California - Positions 10%
2007-2008 California Park and Recreation Society - Positions 50%
2007 California League of Conservation Voters - Positions on Environmental Conservation 5
2007 Sierra Club California - Positions on Environmental Conservation 0

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