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Rating Group: California Communities United Institute

2010 Women's Issues Score

State Office District Name Party Rating
CA Council Member 1 Gilbert Cedillo Democratic 96%
CA State Senate 1 Ted Gaines Republican 60%
CA Supervisor 1 Kevin Jeffries Republican 63%
CA State Assembly 2 Wesley Chesbro Democratic 100%
CA State Senate 2 Noreen Evans Democratic 98%
CA U.S. House 2 Jared Huffman Democratic 95%
CA Council Member 3 Bob Blumenfield Democratic 95%
CA State Assembly 3 Dan Logue Republican 58%
CA State Senate 3 Lois Wolk Democratic 100%
CA State Senate 4 Jim Nielsen Republican 60%
CA State Assembly 4 Mariko Yamada Democratic 100%
CA State Senate 5 Cathleen Galgiani Democratic 98%
CA Supervisor 5 Saren Simitian Democratic 100%
CA Council Member 6 David Cogdill Republican 39%
CA State Senate 6 Darrell Steinberg Democratic 93%
CA State Senate 7 Mark DeSaulnier Democratic 100%
CA Council Member 7 Felipe Fuentes Democratic 95%
CA U.S. House 8 Paul Cook Republican 63%
CA State Senate 8 Leland Yee Democratic 86%
CA State Senate 9 Loni Hancock Democratic 89%
CA Council Member 9 Curren Price, Jr. Democratic 93%
CA State Senate 10 Ellen Corbett Democratic 96%
CA U.S. House 10 Jeff Denham Republican 39%
CA State Senate 11 Mark Leno Democratic 93%
CA State Senate 13 Gerald Hill Democratic 98%
CA State Senate 14 Tom Berryhill Republican 65%
CA State Senate 15 James Beall, Jr. Democratic 100%
CA State Assembly 15 Nancy Skinner Democratic 100%
CA State Assembly 16 Joan Buchanan Democratic 100%
CA State Assembly 17 Tom Ammiano Democratic 100%
CA State Senate 17 Bill Monning Democratic 100%
CA State Senate 18 Jean Fuller Republican 55%
CA State Senate 20 Alex Padilla Democratic 96%
CA State Senate 21 Steve Knight Republican 63%
CA State Senate 22 Kevin de Leon Democratic 98%
CA State Senate 25 Carol Liu Democratic 100%
CA U.S. House 26 Julia Brownley Democratic 100%
CA State Assembly 26 Connie Conway Republican 60%
CA State Senate 27 Fran Pavley Democratic 96%
CA State Assembly 28 Paul Fong Democratic 100%
CA State Senate 28 Ted Lieu Democratic 93%
CA State Senate 29 Robert Huff Republican 43%
CA State Senate 30 Ron Calderon Democratic 100%
CA State Senate 32 Norma Torres Democratic 100%
CA State Senate 34 Lou Correa Democratic 71%
CA U.S. House 35 Gloria Negrete McLeod Democratic 82%
CA State Senate 35 Roderick Wright Democratic 89%
CA State Senate 36 Joel Anderson Republican 55%
CA U.S. House 37 Karen Bass Democratic 93%
CA State Senate 37 Mimi Walters Republican 43%
CA State Senate 38 Mark Wyland Republican 57%
CA State Senate 39 Martin Block Democratic 95%
CA State Assembly 42 Brian Nestande Republican 65%
CA State Assembly 43 Mike Gatto Democratic 100%
CA U.S. House 47 Alan Lowenthal Democratic 96%
CA State Assembly 48 Roger Hernandez Democratic 100%
CA State Assembly 53 John Pérez Democratic 95%
CA State Assembly 55 Curt Hagman Republican 58%
CA State Assembly 56 Manuel Pérez Democratic 93%
CA State Assembly 62 Steven Bradford Democratic 100%
CA State Assembly 64 Isadore Hall III Democratic 95%
CA State Assembly 70 Bonnie Lowenthal Democratic 95%
CA State Assembly 73 Diane Harkey Republican 58%
CA Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones Democratic 98%
CA Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson Democratic 100%
Samuel Aanestad 46%
Anthony Adams 65%
Elaine Alquist 100%
Juan Arambula 100%
Roy Ashburn 61%
Bill Berryhill 68%
Sam Blakeslee 14%
Anna Caballero 90%
Charles Calderon 90%
Amina Carter 100%
Joe Coto 98%
Mike Davis 95%
Hector De La Torre 98%
Charles DeVore 60%
Denise Ducheny 96%
Robert Dutton 43%
Mike Eng 100%
Mike Feuer 100%
Nathan Fletcher 65%
Dean Florez 100%
Warren Furutani 88%
Martin Garrick 65%
Danny Gilmore 63%
Tom Harman 46%
Mary Hayashi 100%
Dennis Hollingsworth 43%
Alyson Huber 85%
Christine Kehoe 100%
Fiona Ma 100%
Tony Mendoza 100%
Jeff Miller 55%
Pedro Nava 98%
Roger Niello 60%
Chris Norby 53%
Jenny Oropeza 57%
Anthony Portantino, Jr. 98%
Gloria Romero 100%
George Runner, Jr. 46%
Ira Ruskin 100%
Mary Salas 100%
Lori Saldaña 100%
Jim Silva 58%
Cameron Smyth 58%
Jose Solorio 100%
Tony Strickland 46%
Audra Strickland 65%
Sandré Swanson 100%
Alberto Torrico 95%
Van Tran 65%
Mike Villines 68%
Patricia Wiggins 50%

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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