Rating Group: Washington Conservation Voters

2011-2012 Positions

Issues: Environment
State Office Name Party Rating
John Ahern 0%
Gerry Alexander 11%
Glenn Anderson 25%
WA State Senate-26 Jan Angel R 10%
WA State House-23 Position 1 Sherry Appleton D 100%
Mike Armstrong 10%
Katrina Asay 40%
WA State Senate-10 Barbara Bailey R 30%
WA State Senate-6 Michael Baumgartner R 30%
Jeff Baxter 0%
WA State Senate-2 Randi Becker R 0%
Donald Benton 30%
WA State Senate-3 Andy Billig D 100%
WA State House-19 Position 2 Brian Blake D 60%
Lisa Brown 100%
WA State House-42 Position 2 Vincent Buys R 0%
WA State Senate-36 Reuven Carlyle D 100%
Michael Carrell 0%
WA State House-15 Position 1 Bruce Chandler R 10%
WA State Senate-32 Maralyn Chase D 100%
WA State House-43 Position 2 Frank Chopp D 90%
WA State House-41 Position 2 Judy Clibborn D 90%
WA State House-34 Position 1 Eileen Cody D 100%
WA State House-12 Position 1 Cary Condotta R 14%
WA State Senate-29 Steve Conway D 90%
Larry Crouse 11%
Cathy Dahlquist 10%
Bruce Dammeier 30%
WA State Senate-27 Jeannie Darneille D 100%
WA State House-20 Position 1 Richard DeBolt R 0%
WA Commissioner-1 Jerome Delvin 0%
Mary Lou Dickerson 80%
WA Councilman-5 Hans Dunshee D 100%
Deb Eddy 90%
Tracey Eide 80%
WA State Senate-42 Doug Ericksen R 0%
Susan Fagan 10%
WA State Senate-47 Joe Fain R 50%
Fred Finn 100%
WA State House-34 Position 2 Joe Fitzgibbon D 100%
Karen Fraser 100%
WA State Senate-46 David Frockt D 100%
WA State House-45 Position 1 Roger Goodman D 100%
Tami Green 100%
Kathy Haigh 90%
WA State House-8 Position 2 Larry Haler R 10%
WA State House-23 Position 2 Drew Hansen D 100%
Jim Hargrove 60%
WA State House-47 Position 1 Mark Hargrove R 20%
Nick Harper 100%
WA State House-17 Position 2 Paul Harris R 10%
WA State Senate-11 Bob Hasegawa D 100%
Brian Hatfield 50%
Mary Haugen 60%
Mike Hewitt 22%
Andy Hill 50%
Bill Hinkle 25%
WA State Senate-44 Steve Hobbs D 60%
Janéa Holmquist Newbry 10%
WA State Senate-15 Jim Honeyford R 0%
Mike Hope 30%
WA State House-11 Position 1 Zack Hudgins D 90%
WA State Senate-22 Sam Hunt D 100%
Ross Hunter 90%
Christopher Hurst 50%
Jim Jacks 75%
WA State House-27 Position 1 Laurie Jinkins D 100%
WA State House-14 Position 1 Norm Johnson R 10%
WA State House-32 Position 2 Ruth Kagi D 90%
Jim Kastama 60%
WA State Senate-33 Karen Keiser D 100%
WA Auditor Troy Kelley D 60%
Phyllis Kenney 100%
WA U.S. House-6 Derek Kilmer D 80%
WA State Senate-14 Curtis King R 0%
WA State House-29 Position 2 Steve Kirby D 80%
Adam Kline 100%
WA State House-8 Position 1 Brad Klippert R 11%
Jeanne Kohl-Welles 100%
WA State House-7 Position 2 Joel Kretz R 10%
WA State House-39 Position 1 Dan Kristiansen R 0%
WA Council Member-4 Connie Ladenburg 90%
WA State Senate-21 Marko Liias D 100%
Steve Litzow 80%
WA State House-40 Position 1 Kristine Lytton D 100%
Marcie Maxwell 100%
Rosemary McAuliffe 100%
WA State Senate-38 John McCoy D 100%
WA Council Member-3 Jim McCune 22%
WA State Senate-30 Mark Miloscia R 90%
Jim Moeller 90%
WA State House-40 Position 2 Jeff Morris D 80%
Bob Morton 10%
Luis Moscoso 100%
WA Mayor-At-Large Edward Murray 100%
WA State House-16 Position 2 Terry Nealey R 10%
WA State Senate-34 Sharon Nelson D 100%
WA State House-20 Position 2 Ed Orcutt R 0%
WA State House-3 Position 2 Timm Ormsby D 100%
WA State House-33 Position 1 Tina Orwall D 90%
Jason Overstreet 0%
WA State Senate-4 Mike Padden R 25%
King Parker 20%
Linda Parlette 30%
WA State Senate-39 Kirk Pearson R 0%
WA State Senate-43 Jamie Pedersen D 100%
WA State House-37 Position 2 Eric Pettigrew D 90%
Cheryl Pflug 40%
WA State House-46 Position 1 Gerry Pollet D 100%
Margarita Prentice 100%
Craig Pridemore 90%
Tim Probst 60%
WA State Senate-40 Kevin Ranker D 100%
Debbie Regala 100%
Chris Reykdal 100%
WA State Senate-18 Ann Rivers R 10%
WA State Senate-31 Pam Roach R 10%
Mary Helen Roberts 100%
Phil Rockefeller 100%
WA State House-5 Position 1 Jay Rodne R 25%
WA State Senate-23 Christine Rolfes D 100%
Charles Ross 20%
WA State House-32 Position 1 Cindy Ryu D 100%
WA State House-37 Position 1 Sharon Tomiko Santos D 70%
WA State House-9 Position 2 Joe Schmick R 10%
WA State Senate-9 Mark Schoesler R 10%
Larry Seaquist 75%
WA State House-38 Position 2 Mike Sells D 100%
WA State House-4 Position 2 Matt Shea R 0%
WA State Senate-35 Timothy Sheldon D 30%
Paull Shin 56%
WA State House-7 Position 1 Shelly Short R 10%
WA State House-10 Position 1 Norma Smith R 30%
WA State House-45 Position 2 Larry Springer D 90%
WA State House-1 Position 1 Derek Stanford D 90%
Val Stevens 0%
WA Councilperson-1 Pat Sullivan D 90%
WA State House-47 Position 2 Pat Sullivan D 90%
Dan Swecker 40%
WA State Senate-19 Dean Takko D 70%
WA State House-15 Position 2 David Taylor R 10%
WA State House-24 Position 2 Steve Tharinger D 90%
Rodney Tom 80%
WA Council Member-5 Dave Upthegrove 100%
WA State Senate-24 Kevin Van De Wege D 90%
WA State Senate-16 Maureen Walsh R 20%
WA State Senate-13 Judy Warnick R 20%
Scott White 100%
WA State House-2 Position 2 JT Wilcox R 10%
WA State House-49 Position 1 Sharon Wylie D 75%
Joseph Zarelli 0%
WA State Senate-25 Hans Zeiger R 33%

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.

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