Rating Group: Washington Farm Bureau

2012 Positions

State Office Name Party Rating
Gary Alexander 100%
WA State Senate-6 Michael Baumgartner R 100%
WA State Senate-2 Randi Becker R 100%
WA State Senate-17 Donald Benton R 100%
Michael Carrell 100%
WA State House-20 Position 1 Richard DeBolt R 100%
Jerome Delvin 100%
WA State Senate-42 Doug Ericksen R 100%
WA State House-9 Position 1 Susan Fagan R 100%
WA State Senate-47 Joe Fain R 100%
WA State House-8 Position 2 Larry Haler R 100%
WA State Senate-45 Andy Hill R 100%
WA State Senate-13 Janéa Holmquist Newbry R 100%
WA State Senate-15 Jim Honeyford R 100%
WA State Senate-14 Curtis King R 100%
WA State Senate-41 Steve Litzow R 100%
WA State House-16 Position 2 Terry Nealey R 100%
WA State Senate-12 Linda Parlette R 100%
WA State Senate-31 Pam Roach R 100%
WA State House-9 Position 2 Joe Schmick R 100%
WA State Senate-9 Mark Schoesler R 100%
WA State Senate-35 Timothy Sheldon D 100%
Dan Swecker 100%
WA State House-16 Position 1 Maureen Walsh R 100%
WA State House-2 Position 2 J.T. Wilcox R 100%
Bob Morton 99%
Joseph Zarelli 99%
WA State Senate-16 Mike Hewitt R 98%
Val Stevens 98%
WA State Senate-26 Jan Angel R 88%
Mike Armstrong 88%
Katrina Asay 88%
WA State Senate-10 Barbara Bailey R 88%
WA State House-42 Position 2 Vincent Buys R 88%
WA State House-15 Position 1 Bruce Chandler R 88%
WA State House-12 Position 1 Cary Condotta R 88%
Larry Crouse 88%
WA State House-31 Position 1 Cathy Dahlquist R 88%
WA State Senate-25 Bruce Dammeier R 88%
WA State House-47 Position 1 Mark Hargrove R 88%
WA State House-17 Position 2 Paul Harris R 88%
Bill Hinkle 88%
WA State House-44 Position 2 Mike Hope R 88%
WA State House-14 Position 1 Norm Johnson R 88%
WA State House-7 Position 2 Joel Kretz R 88%
WA State House-39 Position 1 Dan Kristiansen R 88%
Jim McCune 88%
WA State House-20 Position 2 Ed Orcutt R 88%
WA State House-42 Position 1 Jason Overstreet R 88%
WA State House-6 Position 1 Kevin Parker R 88%
WA State Senate-39 Kirk Pearson R 88%
WA State Senate-18 Ann Rivers R 88%
WA State House-14 Position 2 Charles Ross R 88%
WA State House-4 Position 2 Matt Shea R 88%
WA State House-7 Position 1 Shelly Short R 88%
WA State House-10 Position 1 Norma Smith R 88%
WA State House-15 Position 2 David Taylor R 88%
WA State House-13 Position 1 Judy Warnick R 88%
WA State House-25 Position 2 Hans Zeiger R 88%
John Ahern 85%
WA State House-8 Position 1 Brad Klippert R 85%
WA State House-5 Position 1 Jay Rodne R 81%
WA State Senate-4 Mike Padden R 80%
Glenn Anderson 75%
WA State House-31 Position 2 Christopher Hurst D 75%
Mark Miloscia 63%
Mary Haugen 60%
WA State Senate-25 Jim Kastama D 60%
WA State Senate-48 Rodney Tom D 60%
Deb Eddy 50%
Fred Finn 50%
Tim Probst 50%
Lisa Brown 40%
WA State Senate-30 Tracey Eide D 40%
WA State Senate-22 Karen Fraser D 40%
WA State Senate-46 David Frockt D 40%
WA State Senate-24 Jim Hargrove D 40%
Nick Harper 40%
WA State Senate-19 Brian Hatfield D 40%
WA State Senate-44 Steve Hobbs D 40%
WA State Senate-33 Karen Keiser D 40%
WA U.S. House-6 Derek Kilmer D 40%
WA State Senate-1 Rosemary McAuliffe D 40%
Cheryl Pflug 40%
Margarita Prentice 40%
WA State Senate-23 Christine Rolfes D 40%
Paull Shin 40%
WA State House-40 Position 2 Jeff Morris D 38%
WA State House-26 Position 2 Larry Seaquist D 38%
WA State House-19 Position 1 Dean Takko D 38%
WA Auditor Troy Kelley D 31%
WA State Senate-21 Marko Liias D 31%
WA State Senate-3 Andy Billig D 25%
WA State House-19 Position 2 Brian Blake D 25%
WA State House-36 Position 1 Reuven Carlyle D 25%
WA State House-43 Position 2 Frank Chopp D 25%
WA State House-41 Position 2 Judy Clibborn D 25%
WA State House-34 Position 1 Eileen Cody D 25%
WA State House-44 Position 1 Hans Dunshee D 25%
WA State House-45 Position 1 Roger Goodman D 25%
WA State House-28 Position 2 Tami Green D 25%
WA State House-35 Position 1 Kathy Haigh D 25%
WA State House-23 Position 2 Drew Hansen D 25%
WA State House-22 Position 2 Sam Hunt D 25%
WA State House-48 Position 1 Ross Hunter D 25%
WA State House-40 Position 1 Kristine Lytton D 25%
Marcie Maxwell 25%
WA State House-49 Position 2 Jim Moeller D 25%
WA State House-1 Position 2 Luis Moscoso D 25%
WA State House-33 Position 1 Tina Orwall D 25%
WA State House-37 Position 2 Eric Pettigrew D 25%
WA State House-46 Position 1 Gerry Pollet D 25%
WA State House-38 Position 2 Mike Sells D 25%
WA State House-45 Position 2 Larry Springer D 25%
WA State House-1 Position 1 Derek Stanford D 25%
WA State House-47 Position 2 Pat Sullivan D 25%
WA State House-24 Position 2 Steve Tharinger D 25%
Dave Upthegrove 25%
WA State House-24 Position 1 Kevin Van De Wege D 25%
WA State House-49 Position 1 Sharon Wylie D 25%
WA State Senate-32 Maralyn Chase D 20%
WA State Senate-29 Steve Conway D 20%
WA State Senate-37 Adam Kline D 20%
WA State Senate-36 Jeanne Kohl-Welles D 20%
WA Mayor-At-Large Edward Murray D 20%
WA State Senate-34 Sharon Nelson D 20%
Craig Pridemore 20%
WA State Senate-40 Kevin Ranker D 20%
Debbie Regala 20%
WA State House-23 Position 1 Sherry Appleton D 13%
WA State Senate-27 Jeannie Darneille D 13%
Mary Lou Dickerson 13%
WA State House-34 Position 2 Joe Fitzgibbon D 13%
WA State Senate-11 Bob Hasegawa D 13%
WA State House-11 Position 1 Zack Hudgins D 13%
WA State House-27 Position 1 Laurie Jinkins D 13%
WA State House-32 Position 2 Ruth Kagi D 13%
Phyllis Kenney 13%
WA State House-29 Position 2 Steve Kirby D 13%
Connie Ladenburg 13%
WA State Senate-38 John McCoy D 13%
WA State House-3 Position 2 Timm Ormsby D 13%
WA State Senate-43 Jamie Pedersen D 13%
WA State House-22 Position 1 Chris Reykdal D 13%
WA State House-21 Position 1 Mary Helen Roberts D 13%
WA State House-32 Position 1 Cindy Ryu D 13%
WA State House-37 Position 1 Sharon Tomiko Santos D 13%

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