Rating Group: Washington State Labor Council, AFL-CIO

2002 Positions

Issues: Labor Unions
State Office Name Party Rating
WA U.S. House-5 Cathy McMorris Rodgers R 6%
WA State House-15 Position 1 Bruce Chandler R 10%
WA State House-20 Position 1 Richard DeBolt R 25%
WA State House-29 Position 2 Steve Kirby D 100%
WA State House-32 Position 2 Ruth Kagi D 100%
WA State House-34 Position 1 Eileen Cody D 100%
WA State House-37 Position 1 Sharon Tomiko Santos D 100%
WA State House-40 Position 2 Jeff Morris D 100%
WA State House-43 Position 2 Frank Chopp D 100%
WA State House-44 Position 1 John Lovick D 100%
WA State Senate-9 Mark Schoesler R 20%
WA State Senate-15 Jim Honeyford R 0%
WA State Senate-22 Sam Hunt D 100%
WA State Senate-27 Jeannie Darneille D 100%
WA State Senate-29 Steve Conway D 100%
WA State Senate-30 Mark Miloscia R 100%
WA State Senate-35 Timothy Sheldon D 37%
WA State Senate-39 Kirk Pearson R 30%
WA State Senate-42 Doug Ericksen R 20%
WA State Senate-45 Dino Rossi R 20%
WA Mayor-At-Large Edward Murray 100%
WA Council Member-1 Dan Roach 37%
WA Council Member-2 Pam Roach 42%
WA Council Member-2 Brian Sullivan 100%
WA Council Member-5 Hans Dunshee D 100%
WA Council Member-8 Joe McDermott 100%
WA Commissioner-1 Jerome Delvin 25%
WA Commissioner-1 Tom Mielke R 20%
WA Commissioner-2 Sandra Romero D 100%
John Ahern 20%
Gary Alexander 25%
Glenn Anderson 25%
Mike Armstrong 19%
Clyde Ballard 15%
Ida Ballasiotes 35%
Kelly Barlean 25%
Brad Benson 20%
Donald Benton 32%
Jean Berkey 100%
Marc Boldt 20%
Lisa Brown 100%
Jim Buck 30%
Roger Bush 25%
Jack Cairnes 60%
Tom Campbell 75%
Don Carlson 35%
Michael Carrell 30%
Sarah Casada 25%
Jim Clements 20%
Mike Cooper 100%
Jeralita Costa 100%
Don Cox 25%
Larry Crouse 10%
Alex Deccio 28%
Mary Lou Dickerson 100%
Mark Doumit 100%
James Dunn 20%
Jeanne Edwards 100%
William Eickmeyer 95%
Tracey Eide 90%
Luke Esser 20%
Darlene Fairley 100%
Bill Finkbeiner 20%
Ruth Fisher 100%
Rosa Franklin 100%
Karen Fraser 100%
Bill Fromhold 100%
Georgia Anne Gardner 100%
Jeffrey Gombosky 100%
Bill Grant 100%
Kathy Haigh 100%
Patricia Hale 20%
Shirley Hankins 40%
Jim Hargrove 74%
Brian Hatfield 100%
Mary Haugen 100%
Mike Hewitt 0%
Harold Hochstatter 0%
James Horn 20%
Christopher Hurst 100%
Brock Jackley 100%
Ken Jacobsen 100%
Fred Jarrett 45%
Stephen Johnson 25%
Jim Kastama 90%
Phyllis Kenney 100%
Lynn Kessler 100%
Adam Kline 100%
Jeanne Kohl-Welles 100%
Patricia Lantz 100%
Kelli Linville 100%
Barbara Lisk 13%
Jeanine Long 20%
Dave Mastin 30%
Rosemary McAuliffe 100%
Robert McCaslin, Sr. 18%
Dan McDonald 11%
Jim McIntire 100%
Maryann Mitchell 20%
Dave Morell 25%
Bob Morton 5%
Joyce Mulliken 15%
Al O'Brien 100%
Valeria Ogden 100%
Robert Oke 25%
Linda Parlette 10%
Cheryl Pflug 25%
Margarita Prentice 100%
Dave Quall 100%
Marilyn Rasmussen 90%
Aaron Reardon 100%
Debbie Regala 100%
Phil Rockefeller 100%
Laura Ruderman 100%
Lynn Schindler 12%
Dave Schmidt 28%
Shay Schual-Berke 100%
Barry Sehlin 26%
Larry Sheahan 20%
Betti Sheldon 95%
Paull Shin 95%
Geoff Simpson 100%
Mary Skinner 25%
Sid Snyder 95%
Helen Sommers 100%
Harriet Spanel 100%
Val Stevens 5%
Bob Sump 15%
Dan Swecker 32%
Georganne Talcott 25%
Patricia Thibaudeau 100%
Kip Tokuda 100%
Steve Van Luven 35%
Velma Veloria 100%
James West 15%
Shirley Winsley 80%
Alex Wood 100%
Beverly Woods 20%
Joseph Zarelli 15%

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