State Office Name Party Rating
CA U.S. House-4 Tom McClintock R 0%
CA U.S. House-14 Jackie Speier D 100%
CA U.S. House-16 Jim Costa D 100%
CA U.S. House-17 Mike Honda D 100%
CA U.S. House-28 Adam Schiff D 100%
CA U.S. House-29 Tony Cárdenas D 100%
CA U.S. House-47 Alan Lowenthal D 100%
CA U.S. House-53 Susan Davis D 100%
CA State Assembly-2 Wesley Chesbro D 100%
CA State Senate-6 Darrell Steinberg D 100%
CA State Senate-10 Ellen Corbett D 100%
CA State Senate-19 Hannah-Beth Jackson D 100%
CA State Senate-34 Lou Correa D 100%
CA State Senate-35 Roderick Wright D 100%
CA Secretary of State Debra Bowen D 100%
CA Supervisor-4 Dick Monteith 0%
CA Supervisor-5 Bruce McPherson 80%
CA Council Member-1 Gilbert Cedillo D 100%
CA Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson D 100%
Samuel Aanestad 10%
Richard Ackerman 0%
Richard Alarcón 100%
Deirdre Alpert 100%
Elaine Alquist 100%
Dion Aroner 100%
Roy Ashburn 0%
Steve Charles Baldwin 0%
Pat Bates 0%
James Battin 0%
Scott Baugh 0%
Audie Bock 90%
Marilyn Brewer 40%
Mike Briggs 0%
James Brulte 0%
John Burton 100%
Thomas Calderon 100%
Bill Campbell 0%
Dennis Cardoza 100%
Dave Cox 20%
James Cunneen 100%
Richard Dickerson 0%
Denise Ducheny 100%
Joseph Dunn 100%
John Anthony Dutra 100%
Martha Escutia 100%
Liz Figueroa 100%
Marco Antonio Firebaugh 100%
Dean Florez 90%
Richard Floyd 70%
Peter Frusetta 67%
Martin Gallegos 100%
Brett Granlund 0%
Sally Havice 87%
Tom Hayden 100%
Ray Haynes, Jr. 0%
Robert Hertzberg 100%
George House, Jr. 0%
Teresa Hughes 100%
K. Maurice Johannessen 0%
Ross Johnson 0%
Patrick Johnston 100%
Howard Kaloogian 0%
Betty Karnette 100%
Fred Keeley 100%
David Kelley 0%
William Knight 0%
Wally Knox 100%
Sheila Kuehl 100%
Lynne Leach 20%
Ted Lempert 100%
Bill Leonard 0%
Robert Leslie 0%
John Lewis 0%
John Longville 100%
Michael Machado 100%
Ken Maddox 0%
Abel Maldonado 50%
Bob Margett 0%
Kerry Mazzoni 100%
Carole Migden 100%
William Phillip Morrow 0%
Richard Mountjoy 0%
Kevin Murray 100%
George Nakano 100%
Jack O'Connell 100%
Keith Olberg 0%
Thomas Oller 0%
Deborah Ortiz 100%
Robert Pacheco 20%
Rod Pacheco 40%
Louis Papan 100%
Steve Peace 100%
Don Perata 100%
Anthony Pescetti 10%
Richard Polanco 100%
Charles Poochigian 0%
Richard Keith Rainey 50%
Sarah Reyes 100%
Gloria Romero 100%
George Runner, Jr. 10%
Jack Scott 100%
Kevin Shelley 100%
Byron Sher 100%
Hilda Solis 100%
Nell Soto 60%
Tony Strickland 10%
Virginia Strom-Martin 100%
Bruce Thompson 0%
Helen Thomson 100%
John Vasconcellos 100%
Antonio Villaraigosa 100%
Edward Vincent 100%
Carl Washington 80%
Howard Wayne 100%
Herb Wesson, Jr. 100%
Patricia Wiggins 100%
Scott Wildman 100%
Cathie Wright 10%
Charlene Zettel 50%

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.