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Special Interest Groups

Rating Group: Planned Parenthood Affiliates of California

1999 Positions

State Office District Name Party Rating
CA U.S. House 4 Tom McClintock Republican 0%
CA U.S. House 14 Jackie Speier Democratic 100%
CA U.S. House 16 Jim Costa Democratic 63%
CA U.S. House 17 Mike Honda Democratic 100%
CA U.S. House 28 Adam Schiff Democratic 88%
CA U.S. House 29 Tony Cárdenas Democratic 71%
CA U.S. House 47 Alan Lowenthal Democratic 100%
CA U.S. House 53 Susan Davis Democratic 100%
CA State Assembly 2 Wesley Chesbro Democratic 100%
CA State Senate 6 Darrell Steinberg Democratic 100%
CA State Senate 10 Ellen Corbett Democratic 86%
CA State Senate 19 Hannah-Beth Jackson Democratic 100%
CA State Senate 34 Lou Correa Democratic 71%
CA State Senate 35 Roderick Wright Democratic 71%
CA Secretary of State Debra Bowen Democratic 100%
CA Supervisor 4 Dick Monteith 0%
CA Supervisor 5 Bruce McPherson 75%
CA Council Member 1 Gilbert Cedillo Democratic 100%
CA Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson Democratic 100%
Samuel Aanestad 0%
Richard Ackerman 0%
Richard Alarcón 88%
Deirdre Alpert 100%
Elaine Alquist 100%
Dion Aroner 100%
Roy Ashburn 0%
Steve Charles Baldwin 0%
Pat Bates 14%
James Battin 29%
Scott Baugh 0%
Audie Bock 100%
Marilyn Brewer 86%
Mike Briggs 0%
James Brulte 0%
John Burton 100%
Thomas Calderon 100%
Bill Campbell 0%
Dennis Cardoza 86%
Dave Cox 14%
James Cunneen 86%
Richard Dickerson 0%
Denise Ducheny 100%
Joseph Dunn 100%
John Anthony Dutra 57%
Martha Escutia 75%
Liz Figueroa 100%
Marco Antonio Firebaugh 86%
Dean Florez 57%
Richard Floyd 57%
Peter Frusetta 14%
Martin Gallegos 100%
Brett Granlund 43%
Sally Havice 29%
Tom Hayden 63%
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 13%
William Knight 0%
Wally Knox 100%
Sheila Kuehl 100%
Lynne Leach 14%
Ted Lempert 100%
Bill Leonard 0%
Robert Leslie 0%
John Lewis 0%
John Longville 100%
Michael Machado 86%
Ken Maddox 0%
Abel Maldonado 29%
Bob Margett 14%
Kerry Mazzoni 100%
Carole Migden 100%
William Phillip Morrow 0%
Richard Mountjoy 0%
Kevin Murray 88%
George Nakano 86%
Jack O'Connell 100%
Keith Olberg 0%
Thomas Oller 14%
Deborah Ortiz 100%
Robert Pacheco 14%
Rod Pacheco 29%
Louis Papan 57%
Steve Peace 88%
Don Perata 100%
Anthony Pescetti 0%
Richard Polanco 100%
Charles Poochigian 0%
Richard Keith Rainey 29%
Sarah Reyes 86%
Gloria Romero 100%
George Runner, Jr. 0%
Jack Scott 86%
Kevin Shelley 100%
Byron Sher 88%
Hilda Solis 100%
Nell Soto 57%
Tony Strickland 29%
Virginia Strom-Martin 100%
Bruce Thompson 0%
Helen Thomson 100%
John Vasconcellos 88%
Antonio Villaraigosa 100%
Edward Vincent 57%
Carl Washington 43%
Howard Wayne 100%
Herb Wesson, Jr. 100%
Patricia Wiggins 100%
Scott Wildman 100%
Cathie Wright 13%
Charlene Zettel 86%

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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