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Special Interest Groups

Rating Group: Washington Education Association

2005 Positions

Issues: Education
State Office District Name Party Rating
WA State House 23 Position 1 Sherry Appleton Democratic 100%
Jean Berkey 100%
Lisa Brown 100%
WA State Senate 32 Maralyn Chase Democratic 100%
WA State House 43 Position 2 Frank Chopp Democratic 100%
WA State House 41 Position 2 Judy Clibborn Democratic 100%
WA State House 34 Position 1 Eileen Cody Democratic 100%
WA State Senate 29 Steve Conway Democratic 100%
WA State Senate 27 Jeannie Darneille Democratic 100%
Mary Lou Dickerson 100%
Mark Doumit 100%
WA State House 44 Position 1 Hans Dunshee Democratic 100%
WA State Senate 30 Tracey Eide Democratic 100%
Mark Ericks 100%
Darlene Fairley 100%
Dennis Flannigan 100%
Rosa Franklin 100%
WA State Senate 22 Karen Fraser Democratic 100%
Bill Fromhold 100%
Mary Haugen 100%
WA State House 11 Position 1 Zack Hudgins Democratic 100%
WA State House 22 Position 2 Sam Hunt Democratic 100%
WA State House 48 Position 1 Ross Hunter Democratic 100%
WA State House 32 Position 2 Ruth Kagi Democratic 100%
WA State Senate 25 Jim Kastama Democratic 100%
WA State Senate 33 Karen Keiser Democratic 100%
Phyllis Kenney 100%
WA State House 29 Position 2 Steve Kirby Democratic 100%
WA State Senate 37 Adam Kline Democratic 100%
WA State Senate 36 Jeanne Kohl-Welles Democratic 100%
John Lovick 100%
WA State Senate 1 Rosemary McAuliffe Democratic 100%
WA State Senate 38 John McCoy Democratic 100%
WA Council Member 8 Joe McDermott Democratic 100%
WA Treasurer Jim McIntire Democratic 100%
Mark Miloscia 100%
WA State House 49 Position 2 Jim Moeller Democratic 100%
WA State House 40 Position 2 Jeff Morris Democratic 100%
WA Mayor At-Large Edward Murray Democratic 100%
Al O'Brien 100%
WA State House 3 Position 2 Timm Ormsby Democratic 100%
WA State House 37 Position 2 Eric Pettigrew Democratic 100%
Erik Poulsen 100%
Margarita Prentice 100%
Craig Pridemore 100%
Dave Quall 100%
Marilyn Rasmussen 100%
Debbie Regala 100%
Phil Rockefeller 100%
WA State House 37 Position 1 Sharon Tomiko Santos Democratic 100%
Shay Schual-Berke 100%
WA State House 38 Position 2 Mike Sells Democratic 100%
Paull Shin 100%
Geoff Simpson 100%
Helen Sommers 100%
Harriet Spanel 100%
WA County Council 2 Brian Sullivan Democratic 100%
Dave Upthegrove 100%
Brian Weinstein 100%
Brendan Williams 100%
Alex Wood 100%
WA State House 19 Position 2 Brian Blake Democratic 92%
William Eickmeyer 92%
Bill Grant 92%
WA State House 35 Position 1 Kathy Haigh Democratic 92%
WA State Senate 11 Bob Hasegawa Democratic 92%
Lynn Kessler 92%
Patricia Lantz 92%
Kelli Linville 92%
WA State House 25 Position 1 Dawn Morrell Democratic 92%
WA State House 21 Position 1 Mary Helen Roberts Democratic 92%
WA State Senate 24 Jim Hargrove Democratic 91%
Patricia Thibaudeau 90%
Ken Jacobsen 88%
WA State House 28 Position 2 Tami Green Democratic 83%
Shirley Hankins 83%
WA State House 45 Position 2 Larry Springer Democratic 83%
WA State House 19 Position 1 Dean Takko Democratic 83%
Deb Wallace 83%
Tom Campbell 75%
WA U.S. House 6 Derek Kilmer Democratic 75%
WA State House 47 Position 2 Pat Sullivan Democratic 75%
Richard Curtis 73%
Glenn Anderson 67%
WA State Senate 10 Barbara Bailey Republican 67%
Fred Jarrett 67%
WA Mayor At-Large Skip Priest Republican 67%
WA State House 5 Position 1 Jay Rodne Republican 67%
Jan Shabro 67%
Dave Schmidt 64%
WA State Senate 35 Timothy Sheldon Democratic 64%
WA State Senate 48 Rodney Tom Democratic 64%
WA State House 20 Position 1 Richard DeBolt Republican 58%
WA State Senate 42 Doug Ericksen Republican 58%
WA State House 8 Position 2 Larry Haler Republican 58%
WA County Council 2 Joyce McDonald Republican 58%
Chris Strow 58%
Georganne Talcott 58%
Beverly Woods 58%
Brad Benson 55%
WA State Senate 17 Donald Benton Republican 55%
Mary Skinner 55%
Gary Alexander 50%
Bill Finkbeiner 50%
Jim McCune 50%
Toby Nixon 50%
Robert Oke 50%
WA State House 16 Position 1 Maureen Walsh Republican 50%
Dale Brandland 45%
Jim Buck 45%
Michael Carrell 45%
Luke Esser 45%
Cheryl Pflug 45%
WA State Senate 31 Pam Roach Republican 45%
Mike Armstrong 42%
David Buri 42%
Jim Clements 42%
Daniel Newhouse 42%
John Serben 42%
Jerome Delvin 40%
WA State Senate 16 Mike Hewitt Republican 36%
WA State Senate 12 Linda Parlette Republican 36%
WA State Senate 9 Mark Schoesler Republican 36%
WA State House 12 Position 1 Cary Condotta Republican 33%
Don Cox 33%
Bill Hinkle 33%
WA State Senate 13 Janéa Holmquist Newbry Republican 33%
WA State House 39 Position 1 Dan Kristiansen Republican 33%
WA State Senate 39 Kirk Pearson Republican 33%
WA County Council 1 Dan Roach Republican 33%
Joseph Zarelli 30%
Alex Deccio 29%
WA State House 15 Position 1 Bruce Chandler Republican 27%
WA State Senate 15 Jim Honeyford Republican 27%
Stephen Johnson 27%
Bob Morton 27%
John Ahern 25%
Larry Crouse 25%
WA State House 7 Position 2 Joel Kretz Republican 25%
WA State House 20 Position 2 Ed Orcutt Republican 25%
Val Stevens 22%
Dan Swecker 22%
Lynn Schindler 17%
Bob Sump 17%
Joyce Mulliken 11%
James Dunn 9%
Robert McCaslin, Sr. 0%

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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