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Rating Group: Clean Water Action Alliance of Minnesota

2006 Positions

Issues: Environment
State Office District Name Party Rating
Jim Abeler II 82%
Ron Abrams 80%
MN State Senate 29 Bruce Anderson Republican 43%
Ellen Anderson 100%
Irv Anderson 50%
MN State House 52B Joseph Atkins Democratic/Farmer/Labor 100%
Michele Bachmann 33%
MN State Senate 3 Thomas Bakk Democratic/Farmer/Labor 56%
MN Commissioner 3 Michael Beard 36%
William Belanger, Jr. 70%
Linda Berglin 90%
MN State House 41A Connie Bernardy Democratic/Farmer/Labor 100%
Donald Betzold 100%
Greg Blaine 36%
MN State Senate 44 Terri Bonoff Democratic/Farmer/Labor 100%
Francis Bradley 36%
Laura Brod 36%
Mark Buesgens 18%
MN State House 45A Lyndon Carlson, Sr. Democratic/Farmer/Labor 100%
Mike Charron 36%
Satveer Chaudhary 100%
MN State House 62A Karen Clark Democratic/Farmer/Labor 100%
Tarryl Clark 100%
MN State Senate 64 Richard Cohen Democratic/Farmer/Labor 100%
MN State House 23B Tony Cornish Republican 36%
Ray Cox 82%
Lloyd Cybart 45%
MN State House 28B Greg Davids Republican 36%
MN State House 63A Jim Davnie Democratic/Farmer/Labor 100%
Richard Day 40%
MN State House 38B Matt Dean Republican 36%
Chris DeLaForest 36%
Randy Demmer 36%
Jerry Dempsey 36%
MN State Senate 61 D. Scott Dibble Democratic/Farmer/Labor 100%
David Dill 55%
Stephen Dille 63%
Denise Dittrich 100%
Dan Dorman 40%
John Dorn 82%
Robert Eastlund 45%
MN State Senate 4 Kent Eken Democratic/Farmer/Labor 64%
MN U.S. House 5 Keith Ellison Democratic/Farmer/Labor 100%
MN U.S. House 6 Tom Emmer Republican 18%
Matt Entenza 100%
MN State House 49A Ron Erhardt Democratic/Farmer/Labor 55%
MN State House 15A Sondra Erickson Republican 18%
Brad Finstad 40%
MN State Senate 13 Michelle Fischbach Republican 50%
Leo Foley 100%
Dennis Frederickson 60%
Patti Fritz 91%
MN State House 58B Patrick Garofalo Republican 36%
MN State Senate 9 Paul Gazelka Republican 30%
MN Commissioner 7 Chris Gerlach Republican 50%
MN State Senate 41 Barbara Goodwin Democratic/Farmer/Labor 100%
Mindy Greiling 100%
MN State House 23A Bob Gunther Republican 36%
MN State House 31B Tom Hackbarth Republican 36%
MN State House 22B Rod Hamilton Republican 27%
MN State Senate 48 David Hann Republican 56%
MN State House 52A Rick Hansen Democratic/Farmer/Labor 91%
MN State House 66A Alice Hausman Democratic/Farmer/Labor 100%
Larry Haws 100%
Bud Heidgerken 18%
MN Commissioner 2 Linda Higgins 100%
MN State House 40B Debra Hilstrom Democratic/Farmer/Labor 100%
Bill Hilty 100%
MN Commissioner 6 Mary Holberg 36%
MN State House 47B Joe Hoppe Republican 36%
MN State House 61A Frank Hornstein Democratic/Farmer/Labor 100%
MN State House 36B Melissa Hortman Democratic/Farmer/Labor 100%
Larry Hosch 73%
John Hottinger 100%
Larry Howes 36%
Thomas Huntley 100%
Mike Jaros 100%
Dean Elton Johnson 89%
Debbie Johnson 30%
MN Commissioner 7 Jeff Johnson 36%
Ruth Johnson 91%
MN State House 67B Sheldon Johnson Democratic/Farmer/Labor 100%
Al Juhnke 36%
Michael Jungbauer 50%
MN State House 60B Phyllis Kahn Democratic/Farmer/Labor 100%
Steve Kelley 100%
Margaret Kelliher 100%
Bob Kierlin 30%
Sheila Kiscaden 78%
Karen Klinzing 18%
MN State House 14B Jim Knoblach Republican 27%
Amy Koch 33%
MN State Senate 17 Lyle Koenen Democratic/Farmer/Labor 60%
Paul Koering 40%
Paul Kohls 36%
Philip Krinkie 27%
Gary Kubly 90%
Keith Langseth 67%
Morrie Lanning 27%
Cal Larson 40%
Dan Larson 100%
MN State Senate 46 Ronald Latz Democratic/Farmer/Labor 100%
Brian LeClair 30%
MN State House 50B Ann Lenczewski Democratic/Farmer/Labor 91%
MN State House 66B John Lesch Democratic/Farmer/Labor 100%
MN State House 26A Tina Liebling Democratic/Farmer/Labor 100%
Bernard Lieder 91%
MN State House 43B Leon Lillie Democratic/Farmer/Labor 91%
MN State Senate 34 Warren Limmer Republican 40%
MN State House 60A Diane Loeffler Democratic/Farmer/Labor 100%
Becky Lourey 100%
Doug Magnus 29%
MN State House 67A Tim Mahoney Democratic/Farmer/Labor 91%
MN State House 65B Carlos Mariani Democratic/Farmer/Labor 100%
Sharon Marko 100%
MN State House 4B Paul Marquart Democratic/Farmer/Labor 27%
MN State Senate 66 John Marty Democratic/Farmer/Labor 100%
Mike McGinn 60%
MN State House 54B Denny McNamara Republican 45%
Doug Meslow 55%
MN State Senate 52 James Metzen Democratic/Farmer/Labor 90%
Geoff Michel 60%
Frank Moe 91%
Mee Moua 100%
MN State House 59A Joe Mullery Democratic/Farmer/Labor 100%
MN State House 3B Mary Murphy Democratic/Farmer/Labor 91%
Steve Murphy 78%
MN State House 40A Michael Nelson Democratic/Farmer/Labor 100%
Peter Nelson 36%
Thomas Neuville 70%
MN State Senate 18 Scott Newman Republican 36%
MN State Senate 32 Sean Nienow Republican 60%
MN State House 8A Bud Nornes Republican 36%
Gen Olson 56%
Mark Olson 20%
MN State Senate 47 Julianne Ortman Republican 25%
Mary Otremba 73%
Dennis Ozment 55%
MN State Senate 65 Sandra Pappas Democratic/Farmer/Labor 100%
Patricia Pariseau 50%
MN U.S. House 3 Erik Paulsen Republican 45%
Michael Paymar 100%
MN State House 28A Eugene Pelowski, Jr. Democratic/Farmer/Labor 73%
Maxine Penas 36%
MN State House 34A Joyce Peppin Republican 36%
Aaron Peterson 100%
Neil Peterson 36%
Sandra Peterson 100%
Lawrence Pogemiller 100%
MN State House 27B Jeanne Poppe Democratic/Farmer/Labor 64%
Duke Powell 45%
Prettner Solon 100%
Jane Ranum 100%
Madelyn Reiter 40%
MN State Senate 45 Ann Rest Democratic/Farmer/Labor 89%
Claire Robling 44%
MN State Senate 23 Julie Rosen Republican 56%
MN Commissioner 4 Tom Rukavina 45%
Connie Ruth 27%
MN State Senate 10 Carrie Ruud Republican 44%
Maria Ruud 100%
Brita Sailer 82%
Dallas Sams 60%
Char Samuelson 55%
MN State Senate 5 Tom Saxhaug Democratic/Farmer/Labor 50%
MN State Senate 42 Bev Scalze Democratic/Farmer/Labor 100%
Linda Scheid 80%
Marty Seifert 27%
MN State Senate 25 David Senjem Republican 50%
Anthony Sertich 64%
Daniel Severson 27%
MN State Senate 54 Katie Sieben Democratic/Farmer/Labor 100%
MN Secretary of State Steve Simon Democratic/Farmer/Labor 100%
Dean Simpson 36%
MN State Senate 2 Rod Skoe Democratic/Farmer/Labor 50%
Wesley Skoglund 100%
MN Mayor At-Large Nora Slawik 100%
Steve Smith 55%
Judy Soderstrom 18%
Loren Solberg 73%
MN State Senate 27 Daniel Sparks Democratic/Farmer/Labor 60%
MN State Senate 1 LeRoy Stumpf Democratic/Farmer/Labor 70%
Steven Sviggum 27%
Barbara Sykora 45%
Cy Thao 100%
MN State House 61B Paul Thissen Democratic/Farmer/Labor 100%
Kathy Tingelstad 64%
MN State Senate 6 David Tomassoni Democratic/Farmer/Labor 60%
MN State House 18A Dean Urdahl Republican 27%
Ray Vandeveer 27%
James Vickerman 80%
MN State House 63B Jean Wagenius Democratic/Farmer/Labor 100%
Neva Walker 100%
Lynn Wardlow 36%
Andy Welti 64%
Betsy Wergin 40%
Andrew Westerberg 36%
MN State Senate 12 Torrey Westrom Republican 27%
MN State Senate 43 Charles Wiger Democratic/Farmer/Labor 90%
Tim Wilkin 36%

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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