Rating Group: Washington Farm Bureau

2009 Positions

State Office Name Party Rating
Gary Alexander 100%
Glenn Anderson 100%
WA State Senate-26 Jan Angel R 100%
WA State Senate-10 Barbara Bailey R 100%
WA State Senate-2 Randi Becker R 100%
Michael Carrell 100%
WA State House-15 Position 1 Bruce Chandler R 100%
WA State House-12 Position 1 Cary Condotta R 100%
Don Cox 100%
Larry Crouse 100%
WA State Senate-25 Bruce Dammeier R 100%
WA State House-20 Position 1 Richard DeBolt R 100%
WA State Senate-42 Doug Ericksen R 100%
Laura Grant-Herriot 100%
WA State House-8 Position 2 Larry Haler R 100%
WA U.S. House-3 Jaime Herrera Beutler R 100%
Bill Hinkle 100%
Janéa Holmquist Newbry 100%
WA State Senate-15 Jim Honeyford R 100%
Mike Hope 100%
WA State House-14 Position 1 Norm Johnson R 100%
WA State Senate-14 Curtis King R 100%
WA State House-8 Position 1 Brad Klippert R 100%
WA State House-7 Position 2 Joel Kretz R 100%
WA State House-39 Position 1 Dan Kristiansen R 100%
WA Council Member-3 Jim McCune 100%
Bob Morton 100%
WA State House-20 Position 2 Ed Orcutt R 100%
WA State House-6 Position 1 Kevin Parker R 100%
WA State Senate-12 Linda Parlette R 100%
WA State Senate-39 Kirk Pearson R 100%
Cheryl Pflug 100%
WA Council Member-1 Dan Roach 100%
WA State House-5 Position 1 Jay Rodne R 100%
Charles Ross 100%
WA State House-9 Position 2 Joe Schmick R 100%
WA State Senate-9 Mark Schoesler R 100%
WA State House-4 Position 2 Matt Shea R 100%
WA State House-10 Position 1 Norma Smith R 100%
Val Stevens 100%
Dan Swecker 100%
WA State House-15 Position 2 David Taylor R 100%
WA State Senate-13 Judy Warnick R 100%
WA Commissioner-1 Jerome Delvin 99%
WA State Senate-16 Mike Hewitt R 99%
Robert McCaslin, Sr. 99%
WA State House-7 Position 1 Shelly Short R 99%
Mike Armstrong 98%
WA State House-16 Position 1 Maureen Walsh R 98%
Joseph Zarelli 98%
Dale Brandland 91%
WA State Senate-31 Pam Roach R 91%
WA State Senate-17 Donald Benton R 89%
Brian Hatfield 82%
Deb Wallace 80%
Mary Haugen 76%
WA State Senate-24 Jim Hargrove D 73%
WA State Senate-35 Timothy Sheldon D 73%
Mark Ericks 70%
Fred Finn 70%
Al O'Brien 70%
Skip Priest 70%
Tim Probst 70%
Jim Kastama 64%
John Driscoll 60%
Ross Hunter 60%
WA Auditor Troy Kelley D 60%
Kelli Linville 60%
WA State House-40 Position 2 Jeff Morris D 60%
Dave Quall 60%
Larry Seaquist 60%
WA State House-45 Position 2 Larry Springer D 60%
Dennis Flannigan 55%
Fred Jarrett 55%
WA U.S. House-6 Derek Kilmer D 55%
WA Mayor-At-Large Edward Murray 55%
Ken Jacobsen 53%
Tom Campbell 50%
WA State Senate-36 Reuven Carlyle D 50%
Kathy Haigh 50%
WA State House-31 Position 2 Christopher Hurst D 50%
Lynn Kessler 50%
Jean Berkey 49%
Lisa Brown 49%
Phil Rockefeller 49%
Tracey Eide 45%
WA State Senate-44 Steve Hobbs D 45%
Christopher Marr 45%
WA State Senate-1 Rosemary McAuliffe D 45%
WA Council Member-8 Joe McDermott 45%
Craig Pridemore 45%
WA State Senate-40 Kevin Ranker D 45%
Debbie Regala 45%
Paull Shin 45%
WA State House-19 Position 2 Brian Blake D 40%
WA State House-43 Position 2 Frank Chopp D 40%
WA State House-41 Position 2 Judy Clibborn D 40%
WA State House-34 Position 1 Eileen Cody D 40%
WA State Senate-27 Jeannie Darneille D 40%
WA Councilman-5 Hans Dunshee D 40%
Deb Eddy 40%
WA State House-11 Position 1 Zack Hudgins D 40%
WA State House-32 Position 2 Ruth Kagi D 40%
Marcie Maxwell 40%
WA State Senate-38 John McCoy D 40%
WA State House-33 Position 1 Tina Orwall D 40%
WA State Senate-43 Jamie Pedersen D 40%
WA State House-37 Position 2 Eric Pettigrew D 40%
Mary Helen Roberts 40%
WA State Senate-23 Christine Rolfes D 40%
WA State House-37 Position 1 Sharon Tomiko Santos D 40%
WA Councilperson-1 Pat Sullivan D 40%
WA State House-47 Position 2 Pat Sullivan D 40%
WA State Senate-19 Dean Takko D 40%
Darlene Fairley 39%
Adam Kline 39%
Margarita Prentice 39%
Rodney Tom 39%
Rosa Franklin 36%
WA State Senate-22 Karen Fraser D 36%
Claudia Kauffman 36%
WA State Senate-33 Karen Keiser D 36%
Jeanne Kohl-Welles 36%
Eric Oemig 36%
WA State House-23 Position 1 Sherry Appleton D 30%
WA State Senate-32 Maralyn Chase D 30%
WA State Senate-29 Steve Conway D 30%
Mary Lou Dickerson 30%
WA State House-45 Position 1 Roger Goodman D 30%
Tami Green 30%
WA State House-22 Position 2 Sam Hunt D 30%
Jim Jacks 30%
Phyllis Kenney 30%
WA State Senate-30 Mark Miloscia R 30%
WA State House-49 Position 2 Jim Moeller D 30%
Dawn Morrell 30%
WA State Senate-34 Sharon Nelson D 30%
WA State House-3 Position 2 Timm Ormsby D 30%
WA State House-38 Position 2 Mike Sells D 30%
Geoff Simpson 30%
WA Council Member-5 Dave Upthegrove 30%
WA State House-24 Position 1 Kevin Van De Wege D 30%
Scott White 30%
Brendan Williams 30%
Alex Wood 30%
WA State Senate-11 Bob Hasegawa D 21%
WA State House-29 Position 2 Steve Kirby D 21%
WA State Senate-21 Marko Liias D 21%

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