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Special Interest Groups

Rating Group: Congress of California Seniors

2011 Positions

State Office District Name Party Rating
CA U.S. House 1 Doug LaMalfa Republican 13%
CA U.S. House 2 Jared Huffman Democratic 100%
CA U.S. House 8 Paul Cook Republican 10%
CA U.S. House 11 Mark DeSaulnier Democratic 100%
CA U.S. House 21 David Valadao Republican 16%
CA U.S. House 25 Steve Knight Republican 10%
CA U.S. House 26 Julia Brownley Democratic 100%
CA U.S. House 33 Ted Lieu Democratic 93%
CA U.S. House 35 Norma Torres Democratic 89%
CA U.S. House 45 Mimi Walters Republican 17%
CA U.S. House 46 Lou Correa Democratic 67%
CA U.S. House 47 Alan Lowenthal Democratic 100%
CA U.S. House 51 Juan Vargas Democratic 87%
CA State Senate 1 Ted Gaines Republican 20%
CA State Senate 4 Jim Nielsen Republican 21%
CA State Senate 5 Cathleen Galgiani Democratic 79%
CA State Senate 6 Richard Pan Democratic 89%
CA State Senate 8 Tom Berryhill Republican 20%
CA State Senate 9 Nancy Skinner Democratic 100%
CA State Senate 10 Bob Wieckowski Democratic 100%
CA State Senate 12 Anthony Cannella Republican 20%
CA State Senate 13 Gerald Hill Democratic 95%
CA State Senate 15 Jim Beall, Jr. Democratic 100%
CA State Senate 16 Jean Fuller Republican 27%
CA State Senate 17 Bill Monning Democratic 100%
CA State Senate 22 Ed Hernandez Democratic 93%
CA State Senate 23 Mike Morrell Republican 10%
CA State Senate 24 Kevin de Leon Democratic 100%
CA State Senate 25 Anthony Portantino, Jr. Democratic 100%
CA State Senate 30 Holly Mitchell Democratic 100%
CA State Senate 32 Tony Mendoza Democratic 100%
CA State Senate 33 Ricardo Lara Democratic 100%
CA State Senate 35 Steven Bradford Democratic 100%
CA State Senate 38 Joel Anderson Republican 20%
CA State Senate 39 Toni Atkins Democratic 100%
CA State Senate 40 Ben Hueso Democratic 95%
CA Secretary of State Alex Padilla Democratic 93%
CA Supervisor 1 Kevin Jeffries 10%
CA Supervisor 4 Curt Hagman 10%
CA Supervisor 5 Joe Simitian No Party Affiliation 93%
CA Council Member 1 Gilbert Cedillo 100%
CA Council Member 3 Bob Blumenfield 100%
CA Council Member 7 Felipe Fuentes 89%
CA Council Member 9 Curren Price, Jr. 100%
Katcho Achadjian 10%
Luis Alejo 100%
Michael Allen 100%
Elaine Alquist 100%
Tom Ammiano 100%
Sam Blakeslee 20%
Martin Block 100%
Susan Bonilla 100%
Joan Buchanan 84%
Betsy Butler 100%
Charles Calderon 84%
Ron Calderon 86%
Nora Campos 100%
Amina Carter 100%
Wesley Chesbro 95%
Connie Conway 10%
Ellen Corbett 100%
Mike Davis 100%
Roger Dickinson 100%
Tim Donnelly 16%
Robert Dutton 20%
Bill Emmerson 20%
Mike Eng 100%
Noreen Evans 93%
Mike Feuer 100%
Nathan Fletcher 21%
Paul Fong 100%
Warren Furutani 89%
Beth Gaines 11%
Martin Garrick 10%
Mike Gatto 68%
Richard Gordon 100%
Jeff Gorell 0%
Shannon Grove 10%
Linda Halderman 11%
Isadore Hall III 100%
Loni Hancock 100%
Diane Harkey 21%
Tom Harman 7%
Mary Hayashi 100%
Roger Hernandez 100%
Alyson Huber 79%
Robert Huff 20%
Brian Jones 10%
Christine Kehoe 100%
Mark Leno 93%
Carol Liu 93%
Dan Logue 10%
Bonnie Lowenthal 100%
Fiona Ma 100%
Allan Mansoor 10%
Jeff Miller 10%
Gloria Negrete McLeod 87%
Brian Nestande 16%
Chris Norby 16%
Kristin Olsen 16%
Fran Pavley 100%
Henry Perea 84%
John Pérez 100%
Manuel Pérez 79%
Michael Rubio 87%
Sharon Runner 15%
Jim Silva 10%
Cameron Smyth 21%
Jose Solorio 84%
Darrell Steinberg 100%
Tony Strickland 14%
Sandré Swanson 100%
Don Wagner 5%
Das Williams 100%
Lois Wolk 93%
Roderick Wright 80%
Mark Wyland 14%
Mariko Yamada 100%
Leland Yee 73%

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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