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%
WA Commissioner-1 Jerome Delvin 100%
WA State Senate-42 Doug Ericksen R 100%
Susan Fagan 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%
Janéa Holmquist Newbry 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 JT 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%
Cathy Dahlquist 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%
Mike Hope 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%
WA Council Member-3 Jim McCune 88%
WA State House-20 Position 2 Ed Orcutt R 88%
Jason Overstreet 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%
Charles Ross 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 Senate-13 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%
WA State Senate-30 Mark Miloscia R 63%
Mary Haugen 60%
Jim Kastama 60%
Rodney Tom 60%
Deb Eddy 50%
Fred Finn 50%
Tim Probst 50%
Lisa Brown 40%
Tracey Eide 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%
Brian Hatfield 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%
Larry Seaquist 38%
WA State Senate-19 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 Senate-36 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 Councilman-5 Hans Dunshee D 25%
WA State House-45 Position 1 Roger Goodman D 25%
Tami Green 25%
Kathy Haigh 25%
WA State House-23 Position 2 Drew Hansen D 25%
WA State House-22 Position 2 Sam Hunt D 25%
Ross Hunter 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 Councilperson-1 Pat Sullivan D 25%
WA State House-47 Position 2 Pat Sullivan D 25%
WA State House-24 Position 2 Steve Tharinger D 25%
WA Council Member-5 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%
Adam Kline 20%
Jeanne Kohl-Welles 20%
WA Mayor-At-Large Edward Murray 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%
WA Council Member-4 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%
Mary Helen Roberts 13%
WA State House-32 Position 1 Cindy Ryu D 13%
WA State House-37 Position 1 Sharon Tomiko Santos D 13%

How to Interpret these Evaluations

Keep in mind that ratings done by special interest groups often do not represent a non-partisan stance. In addition, some groups select votes that tend to favor members of one political party over another, rather than choosing votes based solely on issues concerns. Nevertheless, they can be invaluable in showing where an incumbent has stood on a series of votes in the past one or two years, especially when ratings by groups on all sides of an issue are compared. Website links, if available, and descriptions of the organizations offering performance evaluations are accessible by clicking on the name of the group.

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