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Special Interest Groups

Rating Group: California Republican Assembly

2005 Positions

Issues: Conservative
State Office District Name Party Rating
Samuel Aanestad 100%
Ray Haynes, Jr. 100%
CA State Senate 29 Robert Huff Republican 100%
Jay La Suer 100%
Bill Maze 100%
CA U.S. House 4 Tom McClintock Republican 100%
George Plescia 100%
Audra Strickland 100%
Gregory Aghazarian 94%
Dave Cox 94%
Charles DeVore 94%
Robert Dutton 94%
Dennis Hollingsworth 94%
Richard Keene 94%
Bob Margett 94%
Dennis Lee Mountjoy 94%
CA Council Member At-Large Alan Nakanishi 94%
Roger Niello 94%
Mike Villines 94%
CA State Senate 37 Mimi Walters Republican 94%
CA State Senate 38 Mark Wyland Republican 94%
Richard Ackerman 89%
Roy Ashburn 89%
CA Supervisor 4 John Benoit 89%
Russell Bogh 89%
CA Council Member 6 David Cogdill Republican 89%
Tom Harman 89%
Guy Houston 89%
CA U.S. House 1 Doug LaMalfa Republican 89%
CA Supervisor 3 Todd Spitzer Republican 89%
Van Tran 89%
James Battin 83%
Sam Blakeslee 83%
Robert Leslie 83%
CA U.S. House 23 Kevin McCarthy Republican 83%
William Phillip Morrow 83%
Charles Poochigian 83%
Sharon Runner 83%
Bill Emmerson 78%
Lynn Daucher 72%
Keith Stuart Richman 72%
George Runner, Jr. 72%
CA U.S. House 10 Jeff Denham Republican 61%
Shirley Horton 56%
Bonnie Garcia 50%
Abel Maldonado 50%
Juan Arambula 22%
Dean Florez 22%
Nicole Parra 22%
Barbara Matthews 17%
Thomas Umberg 17%
CA Council Member At-Large Joe Baca, Jr. 11%
Denise Ducheny 11%
CA U.S. House 35 Gloria Negrete McLeod Democratic 11%
CA Secretary of State Debra Bowen Democratic 6%
CA State Senate 30 Ron Calderon Democratic 6%
Joseph Canciamilla 6%
Hector De La Torre 6%
Joseph Dunn 6%
Jerome Horton 6%
Michael Machado 6%
CA U.S. House 51 Juan Vargas Democratic 6%
Leland Yee 6%
Richard Alarcón 0%
Elaine Alquist 0%
CA U.S. House 37 Karen Bass Democratic 0%
Patty Berg 0%
Rudy Bermúdez 0%
CA Council Member 1 Gilbert Cedillo Democratic 0%
CA Supervisor 3 Wilma Chan Democratic 0%
Edward Chavez 0%
CA State Assembly 2 Wesley Chesbro Democratic 0%
CA U.S. House 27 Judy Chu Democratic 0%
Rebecca Cohn 0%
Joe Coto 0%
Mervyn Dymally 0%
Martha Escutia 0%
CA State Senate 2 Noreen Evans Democratic 0%
Liz Figueroa 0%
Dario Frommer 0%
Jackie Goldberg 0%
CA State Senate 9 Loni Hancock Democratic 0%
CA Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones Democratic 0%
Betty Karnette 0%
Christine Kehoe 0%
Johan Klehs 0%
CA Council Member 5 Paul Koretz Democratic 0%
Sheila Kuehl 0%
John Laird 0%
CA State Senate 11 Mark Leno Democratic 0%
Lloyd Levine 0%
Sally Lieber 0%
CA State Senate 28 Ted Lieu Democratic 0%
CA State Senate 25 Carol Liu Democratic 0%
CA U.S. House 47 Alan Lowenthal Democratic 0%
Carole Migden 0%
Cindy Montañez 0%
Eugene Mullin 0%
Kevin Murray 0%
Joseph Nation 0%
Pedro Nava 0%
Fabian Núñez 0%
Jenny Oropeza 0%
Deborah Ortiz 0%
CA State Senate 27 Fran Pavley Democratic 0%
Don Perata 0%
CA Supervisor 2 Mark Ridley-Thomas Democratic 0%
Gloria Romero 0%
Ira Ruskin 0%
Lori Saldaña 0%
Simón Salinas 0%
Jack Scott 0%
CA Supervisor 5 Saren Simitian Democratic 0%
Nell Soto 0%
CA U.S. House 14 Jackie Speier Democratic 0%
CA Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson Democratic 0%
Alberto Torrico 0%
Edward Vincent 0%
CA State Senate 3 Lois Wolk Democratic 0%

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.

Most performance evaluations are displayed in a percentage format. However, some organizations present their ratings in the form of a letter grade or endorsement based on voting records, interviews, survey results and/or sources of campaign funding. For consistency and ease in understanding, Project Vote Smart converts all scores into a percentage when possible. Please visit the group's website or call 1-888-VOTESMART for more specific information.

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