Rating Group: Washington State Labor Council, AFL-CIO

2011 Postions

Issues: Labor Unions
State Office Name Party Rating
WA State House-23 Position 1 Sherry Appleton D 100%
WA State Senate-3 Andy Billig D 100%
WA State Senate-29 Steve Conway D 100%
WA State House-34 Position 2 Joe Fitzgibbon D 100%
WA State House-45 Position 1 Roger Goodman D 100%
WA State Senate-22 Sam Hunt D 100%
Phyllis Kenney 100%
WA State House-29 Position 2 Steve Kirby D 100%
WA Council Member-4 Connie Ladenburg 100%
WA State Senate-21 Marko Liias D 100%
WA State House-40 Position 1 Kristine Lytton D 100%
Rosemary McAuliffe 100%
Luis Moscoso 100%
WA State House-3 Position 2 Timm Ormsby D 100%
WA Superintendent of Public Instruction Chris Reykdal 100%
WA State House-32 Position 1 Cindy Ryu D 100%
WA State House-38 Position 2 Mike Sells D 100%
WA State House-1 Position 1 Derek Stanford D 100%
WA Council Member-5 Dave Upthegrove 100%
Mary Lou Dickerson 95%
WA State House-33 Position 1 Tina Orwall D 95%
Tim Probst 95%
Mary Helen Roberts 95%
WA State House-37 Position 1 Sharon Tomiko Santos D 95%
WA State Senate-33 Karen Keiser D 94%
Adam Kline 94%
WA State Senate-34 Sharon Nelson D 94%
WA State Senate-32 Maralyn Chase D 93%
WA State House-49 Position 1 Sharon Wylie D 92%
WA State Senate-11 Bob Hasegawa D 90%
WA State Senate-30 Mark Miloscia R 90%
Karen Fraser 87%
Nick Harper 87%
WA Mayor-At-Large Edward Murray 87%
WA State Senate-40 Kevin Ranker D 87%
Scott White 87%
Donald Benton 76%
WA State House-11 Position 1 Zack Hudgins D 73%
WA State House-34 Position 1 Eileen Cody D 72%
WA Council Member-5 Hans Dunshee D 72%
WA State Senate-46 David Frockt D 72%
Jeanne Kohl-Welles 72%
WA State Senate-38 John McCoy D 72%
WA State Senate-23 Christine Rolfes D 72%
WA State House-19 Position 2 Brian Blake D 67%
Tami Green 67%
WA State House-27 Position 1 Laurie Jinkins D 67%
WA State House-32 Position 2 Ruth Kagi D 67%
Jim Moeller 67%
WA State House-24 Position 2 Steve Tharinger D 67%
WA State House-37 Position 2 Eric Pettigrew D 63%
Paull Shin 60%
Margarita Prentice 59%
WA U.S. House-6 Derek Kilmer D 55%
WA Council Member-2 Pam Roach 53%
WA State Senate-27 Jeannie Darneille D 50%
WA State House-17 Position 2 Paul Harris R 48%
WA State House-43 Position 2 Frank Chopp D 45%
Kathy Haigh 45%
Ross Hunter 45%
Marcie Maxwell 45%
WA State Senate-43 Jamie Pedersen D 45%
Larry Seaquist 45%
WA State House-45 Position 2 Larry Springer D 45%
WA Councilperson-1 Pat Sullivan D 45%
WA State House-47 Position 2 Pat Sullivan D 45%
WA State Senate-19 Dean Takko D 45%
WA State Senate-24 Kevin Van De Wege D 45%
WA State House-41 Position 2 Judy Clibborn D 42%
Deb Eddy 42%
Mike Hope 42%
WA State Senate-36 Reuven Carlyle D 40%
WA State Senate-44 Steve Hobbs D 40%
Christopher Hurst 40%
Troy Kelley 40%
Tracey Eide 38%
Debbie Regala 38%
Mike Armstrong 37%
Katrina Asay 37%
Cathy Dahlquist 37%
WA State Senate-25 Hans Zeiger R 37%
WA State House-40 Position 2 Jeff Morris D 36%
Fred Finn 35%
Bill Hinkle 32%
Lisa Brown 31%
Michael Carrell 31%
Jim Hargrove 31%
Brian Hatfield 31%
Janéa Holmquist Newbry 31%
Jim Kastama 31%
Craig Pridemore 31%
Phil Rockefeller 31%
Rodney Tom 31%
Jeff Baxter 25%
WA State Senate-42 Doug Ericksen R 25%
WA State Senate-47 Joe Fain R 25%
Mary Haugen 25%
WA Council Member-3 Jim McCune 25%
Linda Parlette 25%
Dan Swecker 25%
Mike Hewitt 21%
Andy Hill 21%
WA State House-39 Position 1 Dan Kristiansen R 21%
WA State Senate-2 Randi Becker R 20%
WA Commissioner-1 Jerome Delvin 20%
Bob Morton 20%
WA State Senate-39 Kirk Pearson R 20%
Cheryl Pflug 20%
Val Stevens 20%
WA State Senate-6 Michael Baumgartner R 19%
WA State Senate-14 Curtis King R 19%
Steve Litzow 19%
Joseph Zarelli 19%
John Ahern 16%
Gary Alexander 16%
WA State Senate-26 Jan Angel R 16%
WA State Senate-10 Barbara Bailey R 15%
WA State House-15 Position 1 Bruce Chandler R 15%
Bruce Dammeier 15%
WA State House-20 Position 1 Richard DeBolt R 15%
Susan Fagan 15%
WA State House-8 Position 2 Larry Haler R 15%
WA State House-47 Position 1 Mark Hargrove R 15%
WA State House-14 Position 1 Norm Johnson R 15%
WA State House-8 Position 1 Brad Klippert R 15%
WA State House-7 Position 2 Joel Kretz R 15%
WA State House-20 Position 2 Ed Orcutt R 15%
WA State House-5 Position 1 Jay Rodne R 15%
Charles Ross 15%
WA State House-9 Position 2 Joe Schmick R 15%
WA State Senate-7 Shelly Short R 15%
WA State House-10 Position 1 Norma Smith R 15%
WA State House-15 Position 2 David Taylor R 15%
WA State Senate-16 Maureen Walsh R 15%
WA State House-2 Position 2 JT Wilcox R 15%
WA State Senate-35 Timothy Sheldon D 14%
WA State Senate-15 Jim Honeyford R 13%
WA State Senate-9 Mark Schoesler R 13%
Glenn Anderson 11%
WA State House-16 Position 2 Terry Nealey R 11%
WA State Senate-18 Ann Rivers R 11%
WA State Senate-13 Judy Warnick R 11%
WA State House-42 Position 2 Vincent Buys R 10%
WA State House-12 Position 1 Cary Condotta R 10%
Kevin Parker 10%
WA State House-4 Position 2 Matt Shea R 10%
Larry Crouse 7%
Jason Overstreet 6%

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