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Special Interest Groups

Rating Group: Jericho

2002-2003 Positions

Issues: Social
State Office District Name Party Rating
CA U.S. House 1 Doug LaMalfa Republican 38%
CA U.S. House 4 Tom McClintock Republican 15%
CA U.S. House 10 Jeff Denham Republican 38%
CA U.S. House 14 Jackie Speier Democratic 92%
CA U.S. House 23 Kevin McCarthy Republican 46%
CA U.S. House 27 Judy Chu Democratic 100%
CA U.S. House 35 Gloria Negrete McLeod Democratic 100%
CA U.S. House 45 John Campbell III Republican 23%
CA U.S. House 47 Alan Lowenthal Democratic 100%
CA U.S. House 51 Juan Vargas Democratic 100%
CA State Assembly 2 Wesley Chesbro Democratic 100%
CA State Senate 3 Lois Wolk Democratic 92%
CA State Senate 6 Darrell Steinberg Democratic 100%
CA State Senate 8 Leland Yee Democratic 100%
CA State Senate 9 Loni Hancock Democratic 100%
CA State Senate 10 Ellen Corbett Democratic 100%
CA State Senate 11 Mark Leno Democratic 100%
CA State Senate 19 Hannah-Beth Jackson Democratic 85%
CA State Senate 25 Carol Liu Democratic 92%
CA State Senate 27 Fran Pavley Democratic 100%
CA State Senate 30 Ron Calderon Democratic 100%
CA State Senate 34 Lou Correa Democratic 77%
CA State Senate 38 Mark Wyland Republican 46%
CA Secretary of State Debra Bowen Democratic 92%
CA Supervisor 2 Mark Ridley-Thomas Democratic 100%
CA Supervisor 3 Wilma Chan Democratic 100%
CA Supervisor 3 Todd Spitzer Republican 54%
CA Supervisor 4 John Benoit 38%
CA Supervisor 5 Bruce McPherson 54%
CA Supervisor 5 Saren Simitian Democratic 92%
CA Council Member 1 Gilbert Cedillo Democratic 92%
CA Council Member 5 Paul Koretz Democratic 92%
CA Council Member 6 David Cogdill Republican 38%
CA Council Member At-Large Alan Nakanishi 46%
CA Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson Democratic 92%
Samuel Aanestad 38%
Richard Ackerman 46%
Gregory Aghazarian 46%
Richard Alarcón 100%
Deirdre Alpert 92%
Roy Ashburn 31%
Pat Bates 46%
James Battin 46%
Patty Berg 100%
Rudy Bermúdez 92%
Russell Bogh 46%
James Brulte 31%
John Burton 100%
Joseph Canciamilla 85%
Edward Chavez 100%
Rebecca Cohn 92%
Dave Cox 38%
Lynn Daucher 54%
Manny Diaz 92%
Denise Ducheny 92%
Joseph Dunn 100%
John Anthony Dutra 100%
Robert Dutton 54%
Mervyn Dymally 100%
Martha Escutia 100%
Liz Figueroa 92%
Marco Antonio Firebaugh 8%
Dean Florez 92%
Dario Frommer 92%
Bonnie Garcia 69%
Jackie Goldberg 100%
Tom Harman 54%
Ray Haynes, Jr. 31%
Dennis Hollingsworth 31%
Jerome Horton 100%
Shirley Horton 62%
Guy Houston 46%
Ross Johnson 8%
Betty Karnette 92%
Richard Keene 46%
Christine Kehoe 100%
William Knight 31%
Sheila Kuehl 100%
John Laird 100%
Jay La Suer 38%
Robert Leslie 46%
Lloyd Levine 100%
Sally Lieber 100%
John Longville 100%
Michael Machado 92%
Ken Maddox 46%
Abel Maldonado 54%
Bob Margett 46%
Barbara Matthews 92%
Bill Maze 38%
Cindy Montañez 100%
William Phillip Morrow 38%
Dennis Lee Mountjoy 38%
Eugene Mullin 100%
Kevin Murray 92%
George Nakano 100%
Joseph Nation 100%
Fabian Núñez 100%
Thomas Oller 31%
Jenny Oropeza 85%
Deborah Ortiz 100%
Robert Pacheco 46%
Nicole Parra 100%
Don Perata 92%
George Plescia 46%
Charles Poochigian 23%
Sarah Reyes 92%
Keith Stuart Richman 54%
Gloria Romero 100%
Sharon Runner 46%
Simón Salinas 100%
Steve Samuelian 38%
Jack Scott 92%
Byron Sher 100%
Nell Soto 77%
Tony Strickland 38%
John Vasconcellos 92%
Edward Vincent 77%
Herb Wesson, Jr. 100%
Patricia Wiggins 100%

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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