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Special Interest Groups

Rating Group: California National Federation of Independent Business

2012 Positions

State Office District Name Party Rating
CA U.S. House 1 Doug LaMalfa Republican 100%
CA U.S. House 2 Jared Huffman Democratic 64%
CA U.S. House 8 Paul Cook Republican 100%
CA U.S. House 11 Mark DeSaulnier Democratic 42%
CA U.S. House 21 David Valadao Republican 100%
CA U.S. House 25 Steve Knight Republican 100%
CA U.S. House 26 Julia Brownley Democratic 46%
CA U.S. House 33 Ted Lieu Democratic 42%
CA U.S. House 35 Norma Torres Democratic 62%
CA U.S. House 45 Mimi Walters Republican 100%
CA U.S. House 46 Lou Correa Democratic 67%
CA U.S. House 47 Alan Lowenthal Democratic 42%
CA U.S. House 51 Juan Vargas Democratic 58%
CA State Senate 1 Ted Gaines Republican 100%
CA State Senate 4 Jim Nielsen Republican 100%
CA State Senate 5 Cathleen Galgiani Democratic 67%
CA State Senate 6 Richard Pan Democratic 64%
CA State Senate 8 Tom Berryhill Republican 100%
CA State Senate 9 Nancy Skinner Democratic 50%
CA State Senate 10 Bob Wieckowski Democratic 54%
CA State Senate 12 Anthony Cannella Republican 100%
CA State Senate 13 Gerald Hill Democratic 62%
CA State Senate 15 Jim Beall, Jr. Democratic 50%
CA State Senate 16 Jean Fuller Republican 100%
CA State Senate 17 Bill Monning Democratic 46%
CA State Senate 22 Ed Hernandez Democratic 56%
CA State Senate 23 Mike Morrell Republican 92%
CA State Senate 24 Kevin De Leon Democratic 36%
CA State Senate 25 Anthony Portantino, Jr. Democratic 60%
CA State Senate 30 Holly Mitchell Democratic 45%
CA State Senate 32 Tony Mendoza Democratic 67%
CA State Senate 33 Ricardo Lara Democratic 58%
CA State Senate 35 Steven Bradford Democratic 50%
CA State Senate 38 Joel Anderson Republican 92%
CA State Senate 39 Toni Atkins Democratic 50%
CA State Senate 40 Ben Hueso Democratic 45%
CA Secretary of State Alex Padilla Democratic 50%
CA Mayor At-Large Darrell Steinberg Democratic 46%
CA Mayor At-Large Don Wagner 100%
CA Supervisor 1 Kevin Jeffries 100%
CA Supervisor 4 Curt Hagman 100%
CA Supervisor 5 Joe Simitian No Party Affiliation 50%
CA Council Member 1 Gilbert Cedillo 54%
CA Council Member 3 Bob Blumenfield 46%
CA Council Member 7 Felipe Fuentes 67%
CA Council Member 9 Curren Price, Jr. 46%
Katcho Achadjian 100%
Luis Alejo 50%
Michael Allen 50%
Elaine Alquist 46%
Tom Ammiano 46%
Bill Berryhill 100%
Sam Blakeslee 92%
Martin Block 50%
Susan Bonilla 71%
Joan Buchanan 70%
Betsy Butler 46%
Charles Calderon 45%
Ron Calderon 50%
Nora Campos 58%
Amina Carter 67%
Wesley Chesbro 58%
Connie Conway 100%
Ellen Corbett 38%
Mike Davis 55%
Roger Dickinson 46%
Tim Donnelly 75%
Robert Dutton 100%
Bill Emmerson 100%
Mike Eng 46%
Noreen Evans 42%
Mike Feuer 46%
Nathan Fletcher 67%
Paul Fong 50%
Warren Furutani 55%
Beth Gaines 100%
Martin Garrick 92%
Mike Gatto 54%
Richard Gordon 55%
Jeff Gorell 100%
Shannon Grove 92%
Linda Halderman 83%
Isadore Hall III 55%
Loni Hancock 27%
Diane Harkey 92%
Tom Harman 92%
Mary Hayashi 46%
Roger Hernandez 43%
Alyson Huber 100%
Robert Huff 100%
Brian Jones 83%
Christine Kehoe 42%
Mark Leno 46%
Carol Liu 42%
Dan Logue 100%
Bonnie Lowenthal 50%
Fiona Ma 67%
Allan Mansoor 83%
Jeff Miller 100%
Gloria Negrete McLeod 46%
Brian Nestande 100%
Chris Norby 100%
Kristin Olsen 100%
Fran Pavley 50%
Henry Perea 82%
John Pérez 54%
Manuel Pérez 62%
Michael Rubio 78%
Sharon Runner 100%
Jim Silva 100%
Cameron Smyth 100%
Jose Solorio 69%
Tony Strickland 91%
Sandré Swanson 38%
Das Williams 45%
Lois Wolk 55%
Roderick Wright 67%
Mark Wyland 90%
Mariko Yamada 54%
Leland Yee 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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