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Special Interest Groups

Rating Group: Clean Water Action California

2009-2010 Positions

Issues: Environment
State Office District Name Party Rating
CA Council Member 1 Gilbert Cedillo 77%
CA State Senate 1 Ted Gaines Republican 25%
CA Supervisor 1 Kevin Jeffries 15%
CA U.S. House 2 Jared Huffman Democratic 90%
CA Council Member 2 Paul Krekorian 73%
CA Council Member 3 Bob Blumenfield 85%
CA State Senate 3 Lois Wolk Democratic 94%
CA Supervisor 4 John Benoit 18%
CA Supervisor 4 Curt Hagman 20%
CA State Senate 4 Jim Nielsen Republican 25%
CA State Senate 5 Cathleen Galgiani Democratic 65%
CA Supervisor 5 Joe Simitian Democratic 78%
CA Council Member 6 David Cogdill 22%
CA Council Member 7 Felipe Fuentes 70%
CA State Senate 8 Tom Berryhill Republican 20%
CA U.S. House 8 Paul Cook Republican 20%
CA State Senate 9 Loni Hancock Democratic 100%
CA Council Member 9 Curren Price, Jr. 63%
CA U.S. House 10 Jeff Denham Republican 33%
CA U.S. House 11 Mark DeSaulnier Democratic 88%
CA State Senate 11 Mark Leno Democratic 94%
CA State Senate 13 Gerald Hill Democratic 90%
CA State Senate 15 Jim Beall, Jr. Democratic 90%
CA State Senate 16 Jean Fuller Republican 25%
CA State Senate 17 Bill Monning Democratic 100%
CA State Senate 24 Kevin de Leon Democratic 85%
CA U.S. House 25 Steve Knight Republican 25%
CA State Senate 25 Carol Liu Democratic 83%
CA U.S. House 26 Julia Brownley Democratic 85%
CA State Senate 27 Fran Pavley Democratic 83%
CA State Senate 29 Robert Huff Republican 17%
CA State Senate 32 Tony Mendoza Democratic 70%
CA U.S. House 33 Ted Lieu Democratic 83%
CA State Senate 35 Isadore Hall III Democratic 60%
CA U.S. House 35 Norma Torres Democratic 65%
CA U.S. House 37 Karen Bass Democratic 85%
CA State Senate 38 Joel Anderson Republican 32%
CA State Senate 39 Martin Block Democratic 81%
CA State Assembly 43 Mike Gatto Democratic 86%
CA U.S. House 45 Mimi Walters Republican 18%
CA U.S. House 47 Alan Lowenthal Democratic 83%
CA State Assembly 48 Roger Hernandez Democratic 70%
CA Mayor At-Large Mary Salas 80%
CA State Board of Equalization Diane Harkey Republican 25%
CA Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones Democratic 85%
CA State Board of Equalization Fiona Ma Democratic 75%
CA Secretary of State Alex Padilla Democratic 83%
CA State Board of Equalization George Runner, Jr. Republican 19%
CA State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson Non-partisan 100%
Samuel Aanestad 13%
Anthony Adams 20%
Elaine Alquist 83%
Tom Ammiano 100%
Juan Arambula 75%
Roy Ashburn 11%
Bill Berryhill 40%
Sam Blakeslee 26%
Steven Bradford 73%
Joan Buchanan 100%
Anna Caballero 70%
Charles Calderon 88%
Ron Calderon 77%
Amina Carter 85%
Wesley Chesbro 100%
Connie Conway 20%
Ellen Corbett 94%
Lou Correa 39%
Joe Coto 85%
Mike Davis 80%
Hector De La Torre 75%
Charles DeVore 25%
Denise Ducheny 61%
Robert Dutton 22%
Michael Duvall 27%
Bill Emmerson 26%
Mike Eng 85%
Noreen Evans 100%
Mike Feuer 85%
Nathan Fletcher 30%
Dean Florez 71%
Paul Fong 100%
Warren Furutani 74%
Martin Garrick 15%
Danny Gilmore 40%
Tom Harman 19%
Mary Hayashi 95%
Dennis Hollingsworth 12%
Alyson Huber 65%
Christine Kehoe 83%
Dan Logue 30%
Bonnie Lowenthal 85%
Abel Maldonado 55%
Jeff Miller 32%
Pedro Nava 85%
Gloria Negrete McLeod 67%
Brian Nestande 25%
Roger Niello 30%
Chris Norby 38%
Jenny Oropeza 83%
John Pérez 80%
Manuel Pérez 70%
Anthony Portantino, Jr. 80%
Gloria Romero 78%
Ira Ruskin 90%
Lori Saldaña 90%
Jim Silva 15%
Nancy Skinner 100%
Cameron Smyth 30%
Jose Solorio 70%
Darrell Steinberg 83%
Tony Strickland 17%
Audra Strickland 29%
Sandré Swanson 95%
Alberto Torrico 75%
Van Tran 25%
Mike Villines 15%
Patricia Wiggins 91%
Roderick Wright 44%
Mark Wyland 11%
Mariko Yamada 100%
Leland Yee 100%

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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