Rating Group: California Republican Assembly

2003 Positions

Issues: Conservative
State Office Name Party Rating
CA U.S. House-1 Doug LaMalfa R 95%
CA U.S. House-4 Tom McClintock R 97%
CA U.S. House-10 Jeff Denham R 100%
CA U.S. House-14 Jackie Speier D 11%
CA U.S. House-23 Kevin McCarthy R 95%
CA U.S. House-27 Judy Chu D 0%
CA U.S. House-47 Alan Lowenthal D 3%
CA U.S. House-51 Juan Vargas D 0%
CA State Senate-3 Lois Wolk D 5%
CA State Senate-9 Loni Hancock D 3%
CA State Senate-11 Mark Leno D 0%
CA State Senate-19 Hannah-Beth Jackson D 0%
CA State Senate-25 Carol Liu D 8%
CA State Senate-27 Fran Pavley D 3%
CA State Senate-36 Pat Bates R 97%
CA Supervisor-2 Mark Ridley-Thomas 0%
CA Supervisor-3 Wilma Chan N/A 3%
CA Supervisor-3 Todd Spitzer 79%
CA Supervisor-4 John Benoit 84%
CA Supervisor-5 Bruce McPherson 74%
CA Supervisor-5 Joe Simitian N/A 5%
CA Council Member-1 Gilbert Cedillo 0%
CA Council Member-5 Paul Koretz 0%
CA Council Member-10 Herb Wesson, Jr. 0%
CA Council Member-At-Large Alan Nakanishi 92%
CA State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson Other 3%
Samuel Aanestad 97%
Richard Ackerman 95%
Gregory Aghazarian 89%
Richard Alarcón 3%
Deirdre Alpert 3%
Roy Ashburn 95%
James Battin 92%
Patty Berg 0%
Rudy Bermúdez 0%
Russell Bogh 95%
Debra Bowen 8%
James Brulte 89%
John Burton 3%
Ron Calderon 3%
John Campbell III 100%
Joseph Canciamilla 26%
Edward Chavez 16%
Wesley Chesbro 0%
David Cogdill 89%
Rebecca Cohn 3%
Ellen Corbett 0%
Lou Correa 42%
Dave Cox 89%
Lynn Daucher 66%
Manny Diaz 0%
Denise Ducheny 0%
Joe Dunn 3%
John Anthony Dutra 11%
Robert Dutton 84%
Mervyn Dymally 3%
Martha Escutia 0%
Liz Figueroa 3%
Marco Antonio Firebaugh 42%
Dean Florez 26%
Dario Frommer 5%
Bonnie Garcia 61%
Jackie Goldberg 0%
Tom Harman 84%
Ray Haynes, Jr. 100%
Dennis Hollingsworth 100%
Jerome Horton 13%
Shirley Horton 74%
Guy Houston 87%
Ross Johnson 74%
Betty Karnette 3%
Richard Keene 95%
Christine Kehoe 0%
William Knight 87%
Sheila Kuehl 0%
John Laird 0%
Jay La Suer 89%
Robert Leslie 87%
Lloyd Levine 0%
Sally Lieber 0%
John Longville 0%
Michael Machado 5%
Ken Maddox 92%
Abel Maldonado 89%
Bob Margett 95%
Barbara Matthews 26%
Bill Maze 92%
Cindy Montañez 0%
William Phillip Morrow 87%
Dennis Lee Mountjoy 100%
Eugene Mullin 0%
Kevin Murray 5%
George Nakano 11%
Joseph Nation 0%
Gloria Negrete McLeod 5%
Fabian Núñez 0%
Thomas Oller 100%
Jenny Oropeza 13%
Deborah Ortiz 0%
Robert Pacheco 92%
Nicole Parra 21%
Don Perata 0%
George Plescia 87%
Charles Poochigian 100%
Sarah Reyes 13%
Keith Stuart Richman 76%
Gloria Romero 0%
Sharon Runner 95%
Simón Salinas 3%
Steve Samuelian 95%
Jack Scott 3%
Byron Sher 0%
Nell Soto 5%
Darrell Steinberg 0%
Tony Strickland 100%
John Vasconcellos 13%
Edward Vincent 13%
Patricia Wiggins 0%
Mark Wyland 89%
Leland Yee 0%

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