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Special Interest Groups

Rating Group: Applied Research Center

2009 Green Equity Score

State Office District Name Party Rating
Anthony Adams 100%
Elaine Alquist 100%
CA State Senate 15 James Beall, Jr. Democratic 100%
CA State Senate 14 Thomas Berryhill Republican 100%
CA State Assembly 62 Steven Bradford Democratic 100%
CA U.S. House 26 Julia Brownley Democratic 100%
Charles Calderon 100%
Amina Carter 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%
Mike Davis 100%
Hector De La Torre 100%
CA State Senate 22 Kevin de Leon Democratic 100%
CA State Senate 7 Mark DeSaulnier Democratic 100%
Charles DeVore 100%
Denise Ducheny 100%
Michael Duvall 100%
Mike Eng 100%
Mike Feuer 100%
Dean Florez 100%
CA State Assembly 28 Paul Fong Democratic 100%
Warren Furutani 100%
CA State Senate 9 Loni Hancock Democratic 100%
Mary Hayashi 100%
CA State Senate 24 Edward Hernandez Democratic 100%
CA State Senate 13 Gerald Hill Democratic 100%
CA U.S. House 2 Jared Huffman Democratic 100%
CA Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones Democratic 100%
Christine Kehoe 100%
CA Council Member 2 Paul Krekorian Democratic 100%
CA State Senate 11 Mark Leno Democratic 100%
CA State Senate 28 Ted Lieu Democratic 100%
CA State Senate 25 Carol Liu Democratic 100%
CA U.S. House 47 Alan Lowenthal Democratic 100%
CA State Assembly 70 Bonnie Lowenthal Democratic 100%
Fiona Ma 100%
Tony Mendoza 100%
CA State Senate 17 Bill Monning Democratic 100%
Pedro Nava 100%
CA State Senate 20 Alex Padilla Democratic 100%
CA State Senate 27 Fran Pavley Democratic 100%
CA State Assembly 53 John Pérez Democratic 100%
CA State Assembly 56 Manuel Pérez Democratic 100%
CA Council Member 9 Curren Price, Jr. Democratic 100%
Gloria Romero 100%
Ira Ruskin 100%
Mary Salas 100%
Lori Saldaña 100%
CA Supervisor 5 Saren Simitian Democratic 100%
CA State Assembly 15 Nancy Skinner Democratic 100%
CA State Senate 6 Darrell Steinberg Democratic 100%
Sandré Swanson 100%
CA Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson Democratic 100%
CA State Senate 32 Norma Torres Democratic 100%
Alberto Torrico 100%
Patricia Wiggins 100%
CA State Senate 3 Lois Wolk Democratic 100%
CA State Assembly 4 Mariko Yamada Democratic 100%
CA State Senate 8 Leland Yee Democratic 100%
CA U.S. House 37 Karen Bass Democratic 75%
Sam Blakeslee 75%
CA State Senate 39 Martin Block Democratic 75%
CA Council Member 3 Bob Blumenfield Democratic 75%
CA State Senate 2 Noreen Evans Democratic 75%
CA Council Member 7 Felipe Fuentes Democratic 75%
CA State Assembly 64 Isadore Hall III Democratic 75%
Anthony Portantino, Jr. 75%
Jose Solorio 75%
CA State Senate 30 Ron Calderon Democratic 67%
CA State Senate 34 Lou Correa Democratic 67%
CA U.S. House 35 Gloria Negrete McLeod Democratic 67%
Tony Strickland 67%
CA State Senate 35 Roderick Wright Democratic 67%
Juan Arambula 50%
Bill Berryhill 50%
CA State Senate 5 Cathleen Galgiani Democratic 50%
Alyson Huber 50%
CA State Senate 21 Steve Knight Republican 50%
CA State Assembly 42 Brian Nestande Republican 50%
Audra Strickland 50%
Mike Villines 50%
CA Supervisor 4 John Benoit 33%
Joe Coto 33%
Abel Maldonado 33%
Jenny Oropeza 33%
CA State Assembly 17 Tom Ammiano Democratic 25%
CA State Senate 36 Joel Anderson Republican 25%
CA State Assembly 16 Joan Buchanan Democratic 25%
Anna Caballero 25%
CA State Assembly 26 Connie Conway Republican 25%
Bill Emmerson 25%
Nathan Fletcher 25%
CA State Senate 18 Jean Fuller Republican 25%
CA State Senate 1 Ted Gaines Republican 25%
Martin Garrick 25%
Danny Gilmore 25%
CA State Assembly 55 Curt Hagman Republican 25%
CA State Assembly 73 Diane Harkey Republican 25%
CA Supervisor 1 Kevin Jeffries Republican 25%
CA State Assembly 3 Dan Logue Republican 25%
Jeff Miller 25%
Roger Niello 25%
CA State Senate 4 Jim Nielsen Republican 25%
Jim Silva 25%
Cameron Smyth 25%
Van Tran 25%
Samuel Aanestad 0%
Roy Ashburn 0%
CA Council Member 6 David Cogdill Republican 0%
CA U.S. House 8 Paul Cook Republican 0%
Dave Cox 0%
CA U.S. House 10 Jeff Denham Republican 0%
Robert Dutton 0%
Tom Harman 0%
Dennis Hollingsworth 0%
CA State Senate 29 Robert Huff Republican 0%
George Runner, Jr. 0%
CA State Senate 37 Mimi Walters Republican 0%
CA State Senate 38 Mark Wyland Republican 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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