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Special Interest Groups

Rating Group: California Communities United Institute

2010 Women's Issues Score

State Office District Name Party Rating
Elaine Alquist 100%
Tom Ammiano 100%
Juan Arambula 100%
CA State Senate 15 James Beall, Jr. Democratic 100%
Steven Bradford 100%
CA U.S. House 26 Julia Brownley Democratic 100%
Joan Buchanan 100%
Ron Calderon 100%
Amina Carter 100%
Wesley Chesbro 100%
CA U.S. House 11 Mark DeSaulnier Democratic 100%
Mike Eng 100%
Mike Feuer 100%
Dean Florez 100%
Paul Fong 100%
CA State Assembly 43 Mike Gatto Democratic 100%
Mary Hayashi 100%
CA State Assembly 48 Roger Hernandez Democratic 100%
Christine Kehoe 100%
CA State Senate 25 Carol Liu Democratic 100%
CA State Board of Equalization Fiona Ma Democratic 100%
CA State Senate 32 Tony Mendoza Democratic 100%
CA State Senate 17 Bill Monning Democratic 100%
Gloria Romero 100%
Ira Ruskin 100%
CA Mayor At-Large Mary Salas 100%
Lori Saldaña 100%
CA Supervisor 5 Joe Simitian Democratic 100%
Nancy Skinner 100%
Jose Solorio 100%
Sandré Swanson 100%
CA State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson Non-partisan 100%
CA U.S. House 35 Norma Torres Democratic 100%
CA State Senate 3 Lois Wolk Democratic 100%
Mariko Yamada 100%
Joe Coto 98%
Hector De La Torre 98%
CA State Senate 24 Kevin de Leon Democratic 98%
Noreen Evans 98%
CA State Senate 5 Cathleen Galgiani Democratic 98%
CA State Senate 13 Gerald Hill Democratic 98%
CA Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones Democratic 98%
Pedro Nava 98%
Anthony Portantino, Jr. 98%
CA Council Member 1 Gilbert Cedillo 96%
Ellen Corbett 96%
Denise Ducheny 96%
CA U.S. House 47 Alan Lowenthal Democratic 96%
CA Secretary of State Alex Padilla Democratic 96%
CA State Senate 27 Fran Pavley Democratic 96%
CA State Senate 39 Martin Block Democratic 95%
CA Council Member 3 Bob Blumenfield 95%
Mike Davis 95%
CA Council Member 7 Felipe Fuentes 95%
CA State Senate 35 Isadore Hall III Democratic 95%
CA U.S. House 2 Jared Huffman Democratic 95%
Bonnie Lowenthal 95%
John Pérez 95%
Alberto Torrico 95%
CA U.S. House 37 Karen Bass Democratic 93%
CA State Senate 11 Mark Leno Democratic 93%
CA U.S. House 33 Ted Lieu Democratic 93%
Manuel Pérez 93%
CA Council Member 9 Curren Price, Jr. 93%
Darrell Steinberg 93%
Anna Caballero 90%
Charles Calderon 90%
CA State Senate 9 Loni Hancock Democratic 89%
Roderick Wright 89%
Warren Furutani 88%
Leland Yee 86%
Alyson Huber 85%
Gloria Negrete McLeod 82%
Lou Correa 71%
Bill Berryhill 68%
Mike Villines 68%
Anthony Adams 65%
CA State Senate 8 Tom Berryhill Republican 65%
Nathan Fletcher 65%
Martin Garrick 65%
Brian Nestande 65%
Audra Strickland 65%
Van Tran 65%
CA U.S. House 8 Paul Cook Republican 63%
Danny Gilmore 63%
CA Supervisor 1 Kevin Jeffries 63%
CA U.S. House 25 Steve Knight Republican 63%
Roy Ashburn 61%
Connie Conway 60%
Charles DeVore 60%
CA State Senate 1 Ted Gaines Republican 60%
Roger Niello 60%
CA State Senate 4 Jim Nielsen Republican 60%
CA Supervisor 4 Curt Hagman 58%
CA State Board of Equalization Diane Harkey Republican 58%
Dan Logue 58%
Jim Silva 58%
Cameron Smyth 58%
Jenny Oropeza 57%
Mark Wyland 57%
CA State Senate 38 Joel Anderson Republican 55%
CA State Senate 16 Jean Fuller Republican 55%
Jeff Miller 55%
Chris Norby 53%
Patricia Wiggins 50%
Samuel Aanestad 46%
Tom Harman 46%
CA State Board of Equalization George Runner, Jr. Republican 46%
Tony Strickland 46%
Robert Dutton 43%
Dennis Hollingsworth 43%
CA State Senate 29 Robert Huff Republican 43%
CA U.S. House 45 Mimi Walters Republican 43%
CA Council Member 6 David Cogdill 39%
CA U.S. House 10 Jeff Denham Republican 39%
Sam Blakeslee 14%

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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