Rating Group: California Communities United Institute

2010 Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender Intersex Score

State Office Name Party Rating
CA U.S. House-2 Jared Huffman D 95%
CA U.S. House-8 Paul Cook R 23%
CA U.S. House-10 Jeff Denham R 16%
CA U.S. House-26 Julia Brownley D 100%
CA U.S. House-35 Gloria Negrete McLeod D 100%
CA U.S. House-37 Karen Bass D 83%
CA U.S. House-47 Alan Lowenthal D 100%
CA State Assembly-2 Wesley Chesbro D 100%
CA State Assembly-3 Dan Logue R 10%
CA State Assembly-4 Mariko Yamada D 100%
CA State Assembly-15 Nancy Skinner D 98%
CA State Assembly-16 Joan Buchanan D 100%
CA State Assembly-17 Tom Ammiano D 100%
CA State Assembly-26 Connie Conway R 20%
CA State Assembly-28 Paul Fong D 100%
CA State Assembly-42 Brian Nestande R 30%
CA State Assembly-43 Mike Gatto D 100%
CA State Assembly-48 Roger Hernandez D 100%
CA State Assembly-53 John Pérez D 98%
CA State Assembly-55 Curt Hagman R 28%
CA State Assembly-56 Manuel Pérez D 95%
CA State Assembly-62 Steven Bradford D 100%
CA State Assembly-64 Isadore Hall III D 93%
CA State Assembly-70 Bonnie Lowenthal D 95%
CA State Assembly-73 Diane Harkey R 30%
CA State Senate-1 Ted Gaines R 10%
CA State Senate-2 Noreen Evans D 98%
CA State Senate-3 Lois Wolk D 100%
CA State Senate-4 Jim Nielsen R 20%
CA State Senate-5 Cathleen Galgiani D 90%
CA State Senate-6 Darrell Steinberg D 97%
CA State Senate-7 Mark DeSaulnier D 97%
CA State Senate-8 Leland Yee D 91%
CA State Senate-9 Loni Hancock D 100%
CA State Senate-10 Ellen Corbett D 100%
CA State Senate-11 Mark Leno D 100%
CA State Senate-13 Gerald Hill D 100%
CA State Senate-14 Tom Berryhill R 10%
CA State Senate-15 James Beall, Jr. D 100%
CA State Senate-17 Bill Monning D 100%
CA State Senate-18 Jean Fuller R 8%
CA State Senate-20 Alex Padilla D 94%
CA State Senate-21 Steve Knight R 10%
CA State Senate-22 Kevin de Leon D 98%
CA State Senate-25 Carol Liu D 97%
CA State Senate-27 Fran Pavley D 97%
CA State Senate-28 Ted Lieu D 98%
CA State Senate-29 Robert Huff R 13%
CA State Senate-30 Ron Calderon D 100%
CA State Senate-32 Norma Torres D 100%
CA State Senate-34 Lou Correa D 78%
CA State Senate-36 Joel Anderson R 0%
CA State Senate-37 Mimi Walters R 9%
CA State Senate-38 Mark Wyland R 22%
CA State Senate-39 Martin Block D 98%
CA Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones D 95%
CA Supervisor-1 Kevin Jeffries R 33%
CA Supervisor-5 Saren Simitian D 97%
CA Council Member-1 Gilbert Cedillo D 94%
CA Council Member-3 Bob Blumenfield D 95%
CA Council Member-6 David Cogdill R 13%
CA Council Member-7 Felipe Fuentes D 98%
CA Council Member-9 Curren Price, Jr. D 100%
CA Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson D 95%
Samuel Aanestad 19%
Anthony Adams 40%
Elaine Alquist 97%
Juan Arambula 93%
Roy Ashburn 75%
Bill Berryhill 15%
Sam Blakeslee 13%
Anna Caballero 90%
Charles Calderon 90%
Amina Carter 95%
Joe Coto 100%
Mike Davis 98%
Hector De La Torre 100%
Charles DeVore 30%
Denise Ducheny 100%
Robert Dutton 9%
Mike Eng 100%
Mike Feuer 100%
Nathan Fletcher 60%
Dean Florez 97%
Warren Furutani 90%
Martin Garrick 18%
Danny Gilmore 30%
Tom Harman 38%
Mary Hayashi 100%
Dennis Hollingsworth 19%
Alyson Huber 90%
Christine Kehoe 100%
Fiona Ma 100%
Tony Mendoza 98%
Jeff Miller 13%
Pedro Nava 100%
Roger Niello 30%
Chris Norby 21%
Jenny Oropeza 53%
Anthony Portantino, Jr. 100%
Gloria Romero 100%
George Runner, Jr. 6%
Ira Ruskin 100%
Mary Salas 98%
Lori Saldaña 100%
Jim Silva 10%
Cameron Smyth 25%
Jose Solorio 100%
Tony Strickland 13%
Audra Strickland 30%
Sandré Swanson 100%
Alberto Torrico 95%
Van Tran 33%
Mike Villines 33%
Patricia Wiggins 50%
Roderick Wright 100%

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