California Special Interest Groups

Project Vote Smart reports on performance evaluations from all special interest groups who provide them, regardless of issue or bias. If you know of a group that provides ratings not included here, please contact us at ratings@votesmart.org.

Descriptions of organizations are derived from the mission statement or description produced by each organization. Project Vote Smart does not evaluate or edit these descriptions.

State
Issue
 
 

Abortion and Reproductive

Last Rating Last Endorsement SIG Name
2013 N/A Planned Parenthood Affiliates of California
 

Agriculture and Food

Last Rating Last Endorsement SIG Name
2007 2012 California Farm Bureau Federation
 

Animals and Wildlife

Last Rating Last Endorsement SIG Name
2011 2012 California's Political Action Committee for Animals
2013 2012 PawPAC
 

Arts, Entertainment, and History

Last Rating Last Endorsement SIG Name
2012 N/A California Park and Recreation Society
2009 N/A Capitol Weekly
 
 
 
 
 

Crime

Last Rating Last Endorsement SIG Name
N/A 2012 Crime Victims United of California
N/A 2012 Peace Officers Research Association of California
 

Drugs

Last Rating Last Endorsement SIG Name
2012 N/A Drug Policy Forum of California (DPFCA)
2008 N/A DrugSense
 
 

Employment and Affirmative Action

Last Rating Last Endorsement SIG Name
N/A 2012 Professional Engineers in California Government
 

Environment

Last Rating Last Endorsement SIG Name
2012 2013 California League of Conservation Voters
2012 N/A California Park and Recreation Society
2012 N/A Clean Water Action California
2009 N/A Environment California
2011 2013 Sierra Club California
 
 
 
 

Housing and Property

Last Rating Last Endorsement SIG Name
N/A N/A California Alliance to Protect Private Property Rights
2004 N/A Housing California
N/A 2012 Service Employees International Union (SEIU) California
 

Immigration

Last Rating Last Endorsement SIG Name
2004 N/A California Immigrant Policy Center
 
 

Marriage, Family, and Children

Last Rating Last Endorsement SIG Name
2012 N/A Capitol Resource Institute
2012 N/A Children's Advocacy Institute
2007 N/A Lambda Letters Project
2012 N/A Save California
 

National Security

Last Rating Last Endorsement SIG Name
2012 N/A American Conservative Union (California State Legislature)
 

Science

Last Rating Last Endorsement SIG Name
2012 N/A American Cancer Society California Division, Inc.
2002 N/A BIOCOM
 

Senior Citizens

Last Rating Last Endorsement SIG Name
2007 N/A California Alliance for Retired Americans
2013 N/A Congress of California Seniors
 

Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity

Last Rating Last Endorsement SIG Name
2013 N/A California Communities United Institute
2007 N/A California Communities United Institute - LGBTI
2013 2012 Equality California
N/A 2010 Gay & Lesbian Victory Fund and Leadership Institute
2003 N/A Gay Rights Information
 
 

Transportation

Last Rating Last Endorsement SIG Name
N/A 2010 Fraternal Order of Police - California State Lodge