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Edward 'Ed' P. Hernandez

Edward 'Ed' P. Hernandez's Ratings and Endorsements

Full Name: Edward 'Ed' P. Hernandez
Current Office: State Senate - District 24, Democratic
First Elected: 11/02/2010
Last Elected: 11/02/2010
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic for State Senate - District 24
Primary June 3, 2014

Business and Consumers

2013 California Chamber of Commerce - Positions 31%
2012 California Chamber of Commerce - Positions 79%
2012 California Manufacturers and Technology Association - Positions 75%
2012 California National Federation of Independent Business - Positions 56%
2012 Consumer Federation of California - Positions on Consumer Issues 89%
2012 Consumer Federation of California - Lifetime Score 76%
2011 California Chamber of Commerce - Positions 25%
2011 California Manufacturers and Technology Association - Positions 36%
2011 California National Federation of Independent Business - Positions 44%
2011 Consumer Federation of California - Lifetime Score 75%
2011 Consumer Federation of California - Positions 58%
2010 California Chamber of Commerce - Positions %
2010 California Manufacturers and Technology Association - Positions 27%
2009 California Chamber of Commerce - Positions 31%
2009 California National Federation of Independent Business - State Assembly Score 13%
2009 Consumer Federation of California - Positions 71%
2008 California Chamber of Commerce - Positions on Pro-Business Policy 20%
2008 California Manufacturers and Technology Association - Positions on Manufacturers Advocacy 9
2008 Consumer Federation of California - Positions 87%
2007-2008 California National Federation of Independent Business - Positions 13%
2007 California Chamber of Commerce - Positions on Pro-Business Policy 7
2007 California Manufacturers and Technology Association - Positions on Manufacturers Advocacy 0
2007 California Public Interest Research Group - Positions on Public Interest Advocacy 80
2007 Consumer Federation of California - Positions 91%
2005-2009 Consumer Federation of California - Positions 81%

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