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Special Interest Groups

Rating Group: Planned Parenthood Affiliates of California

2000 Positions

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