Rating Group: National Rifle Association Political Victory Fund

2010 Positions on Gun Rights

Issues: Guns
State Office Name Party Rating
WA State Senate-27 Jeannie Darneille D F
Mary Lou Dickerson F
Norm Dicks F
WA Governor Jay Inslee D F
WA State House-32 Position 2 Ruth Kagi D F
Leslie Klein F
Adam Kline F
Jeanne Kohl-Welles F
WA U.S. House-7 Jim McDermott D F
WA U.S. Senate-Sr Patty Murray D F
WA State House-37 Position 1 Sharon Tomiko Santos D F
John Stafford F
WA State Senate-32 Maralyn Chase D D
WA State House-34 Position 1 Eileen Cody D D
Tracey Eide D
WA State Senate-11 Bob Hasegawa D D
WA State House-22 Position 2 Sam Hunt D D
Ross Hunter D
WA State Senate-33 Karen Keiser D D
Phyllis Kenney D
Carol Moser D
WA State Senate-43 Jamie Pedersen D D
WA State House-37 Position 2 Eric Pettigrew D D
Mary Helen Roberts D
Paull Shin D
Geoff Simpson D
Rodney Tom D
WA State House-23 Position 1 Sherry Appleton D C-
WA Councilman-5 Hans Dunshee D C-
WA State House-11 Position 1 Zack Hudgins D C-
WA State Senate-38 John McCoy D C-
WA State House-49 Position 2 Jim Moeller D C-
Deb Eddy C
WA State House-29 Position 2 Steve Kirby D C
WA State Senate-21 Marko Liias D C
Barbara Mowrey C
Sarah Sanoy-Wright C
WA U.S. House-9 Adam Smith D C
John Thompson C
Chris Ward C
WA State House-3 Position 2 Timm Ormsby D C+
WA State House-43 Position 2 Frank Chopp D B-
WA State House-41 Position 2 Judy Clibborn D B-
WA State House-45 Position 1 Roger Goodman D B-
Andy Hill B-
Al Jensen B-
WA U.S. House-2 Rick Larsen D B-
WA State House-40 Position 2 Jeff Morris D B-
Brad Anderson B
Randy Gordon B
WA U.S. House-6 Derek Kilmer D B
Christopher Marr B
Eric Oemig B
Dennis Richter B
Larry Seaquist B
WA State House-45 Position 2 Larry Springer D B
WA State House-16 Position 1 Maureen Walsh R B
Shawn Bunney B+
WA State Senate-29 Steve Conway D B+
WA State Senate-47 Joe Fain R B+
Marilyn Rasmussen B+
WA U.S. House-8 Dave Reichert R B+
Ed Borey A-
WA State House-15 Position 1 Bruce Chandler R A-
Steven Cook A-
Kevin Haistings A-
Marty McClendon A-
Dawn Morrell A-
WA State House-16 Position 2 Terry Nealey R A-
Daryl Romeyn A-
WA State House-25 Position 2 Hans Zeiger R A-
John Ahern A
Gary Alexander A
Glenn Anderson A
Katrina Asay A
David Baker A
WA State Senate-6 Michael Baumgartner R A
WA State House-42 Position 2 Vincent Buys R A
Ray Carter A
Doug Cloud A
Cliff Courtney A
Cathy Dahlquist A
Pete DeBoer A
John Driscoll A
Jill England A
WA State Senate-42 Doug Ericksen R A
Susan Fagan A
Fred Finn A
Gary Gagliardi A
Dan Gase A
Kathy Haigh A
WA State House-47 Position 1 Mark Hargrove R A
WA State House-17 Position 2 Paul Harris R A
Doc Hastings A
WA U.S. House-3 Jaime Herrera Beutler R A
WA State Senate-44 Steve Hobbs D A
Marc Isaacs A
WA State House-14 Position 1 Norm Johnson R A
WA Auditor Troy Kelley D A
John Koster A
Kelli Linville A
Robert McCaughan A
WA Commissioner-1 Jim McEntire R A
WA U.S. House-5 Cathy McMorris Rodgers R A
Tony Moore A
Heidi Munson A
WA State House-28 Position 1 Dick Muri R A
Mike Newman A
WA State Senate-28 Steve O'Ban R A
Jason Overstreet A
Brian Peck A
John Potter A
Tim Probst A
Patrick Reed A
Doug Richards A
Matt Richardson A
WA State Senate-18 Ann Rivers R A
WA State House-5 Position 1 Jay Rodne R A
Dino Rossi A
WA State House-9 Position 2 Joe Schmick R A
Dave Schmidt A
WA State House-39 Position 2 Elizabeth Scott R A
Linda Simpson A
WA State House-10 Position 1 Norma Smith R A
Michele Strobel A
WA Councilperson-1 Pat Sullivan D A
WA State House-47 Position 2 Pat Sullivan D A
Shawn Sullivan A
Tim Sutinen A
Kurt Swanson A
John Swapp A
WA State House-15 Position 2 David Taylor R A
WA State House-24 Position 2 Steve Tharinger D A
Paul Wagemann A
James Watkins A
Dave White A
WA State House-2 Position 2 JT Wilcox R A
Nancy Williams A
Rodrigo Yanez A
WA State Senate-26 Jan Angel R A+
Mike Armstrong A+
WA State Senate-10 Barbara Bailey R A+
WA State House-19 Position 2 Brian Blake D A+
Tom Campbell A+
WA State House-12 Position 1 Cary Condotta R A+
Larry Crouse A+
WA State Senate-25 Bruce Dammeier R A+
WA State House-20 Position 1 Richard DeBolt R A+
WA Commissioner-1 Jerome Delvin A+
WA State House-8 Position 2 Larry Haler R A+
Bill Hinkle A+
Janéa Holmquist Newbry A+
WA State Senate-15 Jim Honeyford R A+
Mike Hope A+
WA State House-31 Position 2 Christopher Hurst D A+
WA State House-8 Position 1 Brad Klippert R A+
WA State House-7 Position 2 Joel Kretz R A+
WA State House-39 Position 1 Dan Kristiansen R A+
WA Council Member-3 Jim McCune A+
Bob Morton A+
WA State House-20 Position 2 Ed Orcutt R A+
WA State House-6 Position 1 Kevin Parker R A+
WA State Senate-39 Kirk Pearson R A+
WA State Senate-31 Pam Roach R A+
Charles Ross A+
Richard Sanders A+
WA State House-4 Position 2 Matt Shea R A+
WA State Senate-35 Timothy Sheldon D A+
WA State House-7 Position 1 Shelly Short R A+
WA State Senate-19 Dean Takko D A+
WA State House-24 Position 1 Kevin Van De Wege D A+
WA State Senate-13 Judy Warnick R A+

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