Rating Group: Consumer Federation of California

2005-2009 Positions

State Office Name Party Rating
CA U.S. House-2 Jared Huffman D 100%
CA U.S. House-8 Paul Cook R 18%
CA U.S. House-10 Jeff Denham R 29%
CA U.S. House-26 Julia Brownley D 97%
CA U.S. House-35 Gloria Negrete McLeod D 72%
CA U.S. House-37 Karen Bass D 95%
CA U.S. House-47 Alan Lowenthal D 95%
CA State Assembly-2 Wesley Chesbro D 100%
CA State Assembly-3 Dan Logue R 27%
CA State Assembly-4 Mariko Yamada D 93%
CA State Assembly-15 Nancy Skinner D 88%
CA State Assembly-16 Joan Buchanan D 83%
CA State Assembly-17 Tom Ammiano D 100%
CA State Assembly-26 Connie Conway R 11%
CA State Assembly-28 Paul Fong D 93%
CA State Assembly-42 Brian Nestande R 13%
CA State Assembly-53 John Pérez D 94%
CA State Assembly-55 Curt Hagman R 13%
CA State Assembly-56 Manuel Pérez D 75%
CA State Assembly-64 Isadore Hall III D 63%
CA State Assembly-70 Bonnie Lowenthal D 100%
CA State Assembly-73 Diane Harkey R 13%
CA State Senate-1 Ted Gaines R 19%
CA State Senate-2 Noreen Evans D 95%
CA State Senate-3 Lois Wolk D 93%
CA State Senate-4 Jim Nielsen R 31%
CA State Senate-5 Cathleen Galgiani D 54%
CA State Senate-6 Darrell Steinberg D 95%
CA State Senate-7 Mark DeSaulnier D 97%
CA State Senate-9 Loni Hancock D 98%
CA State Senate-10 Ellen Corbett D 100%
CA State Senate-11 Mark Leno D 100%
CA State Senate-13 Gerald Hill D 88%
CA State Senate-14 Tom Berryhill R 21%
CA State Senate-15 James Beall, Jr. D 95%
CA State Senate-17 Bill Monning D 100%
CA State Senate-18 Jean Fuller R 18%
CA State Senate-20 Alex Padilla D 84%
CA State Senate-21 Steve Knight R 19%
CA State Senate-22 Kevin de Leon D 93%
CA State Senate-24 Edward Hernandez D 81%
CA State Senate-25 Carol Liu D 100%
CA State Senate-27 Fran Pavley D 93%
CA State Senate-28 Ted Lieu D 87%
CA State Senate-29 Robert Huff R 15%
CA State Senate-30 Ron Calderon D 46%
CA State Senate-32 Norma Torres D 87%
CA State Senate-34 Lou Correa D 51%
CA State Senate-36 Joel Anderson R 21%
CA State Senate-37 Mimi Walters R 8%
CA State Senate-38 Mark Wyland R 17%
CA State Senate-39 Martin Block D 80%
CA Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones D 99%
CA Supervisor-1 Kevin Jeffries R 18%
CA Supervisor-4 John Benoit 15%
CA Supervisor-5 Saren Simitian D 98%
CA Council Member-1 Gilbert Cedillo D 84%
CA Council Member-2 Paul Krekorian D 90%
CA Council Member-3 Bob Blumenfield D 93%
CA Council Member-6 David Cogdill R 17%
CA Council Member-7 Felipe Fuentes D 79%
CA Council Member-9 Curren Price, Jr. D 92%
CA Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson D 91%
Samuel Aanestad 35%
Anthony Adams 18%
Elaine Alquist 94%
Juan Arambula 82%
Roy Ashburn 28%
Bill Berryhill 20%
Sam Blakeslee 22%
Anna Caballero 87%
Charles Calderon 70%
Amina Carter 88%
Joe Coto 90%
Dave Cox 22%
Mike Davis 80%
Hector De La Torre 90%
Charles DeVore 12%
Denise Ducheny 78%
Robert Dutton 17%
Michael Duvall 11%
Bill Emmerson 17%
Mike Eng 97%
Mike Feuer 100%
Nathan Fletcher 19%
Dean Florez 79%
Warren Furutani 82%
Martin Garrick 13%
Danny Gilmore 20%
Tom Harman 15%
Mary Hayashi 88%
Dennis Hollingsworth 15%
Alyson Huber 53%
Christine Kehoe 92%
Fiona Ma 93%
Abel Maldonado 42%
Tony Mendoza 82%
Jeff Miller 20%
Pedro Nava 97%
Roger Niello 14%
Jenny Oropeza 87%
Anthony Portantino, Jr. 87%
Gloria Romero 92%
George Runner, Jr. 17%
Ira Ruskin 99%
Mary Salas 90%
Lori Saldaña 98%
Jim Silva 15%
Cameron Smyth 15%
Jose Solorio 70%
Tony Strickland 22%
Audra Strickland 20%
Sandré Swanson 97%
Alberto Torrico 88%
Van Tran 17%
Mike Villines 15%
Patricia Wiggins 95%
Roderick Wright 73%
Leland Yee 83%

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