Rating Group: Washington State Labor Council, AFL-CIO

2005 Positions

Issues: Labor Unions
State Office Name Party Rating
WA U.S. House-4 Dan Newhouse R 7%
WA U.S. House-6 Derek Kilmer D 87%
WA State House-3 Position 2 Timm Ormsby D 100%
WA State House-5 Position 1 Jay Rodne R 13%
WA State House-7 Position 2 Joel Kretz R 0%
WA State House-8 Position 2 Larry Haler R 27%
WA State House-11 Position 1 Zack Hudgins D 100%
WA State House-12 Position 1 Cary Condotta R 0%
WA State House-15 Position 1 Bruce Chandler R 0%
WA State House-19 Position 2 Brian Blake D 100%
WA State House-20 Position 1 Richard DeBolt R 7%
WA State House-20 Position 2 Ed Orcutt R 7%
WA State House-23 Position 1 Sherry Appleton D 100%
WA State House-25 Position 2 Joyce McDonald R 21%
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-37 Position 2 Eric Pettigrew D 100%
WA State House-38 Position 2 Mike Sells D 100%
WA State House-39 Position 1 Dan Kristiansen R 0%
WA State House-40 Position 2 Jeff Morris D 100%
WA State House-41 Position 2 Judy Clibborn D 100%
WA State House-43 Position 2 Frank Chopp D 100%
WA State House-44 Position 1 John Lovick D 100%
WA State House-45 Position 2 Larry Springer D 87%
WA State House-47 Position 2 Pat Sullivan D 93%
WA State Senate-9 Mark Schoesler R 7%
WA State Senate-10 Barbara Bailey R 0%
WA State Senate-11 Bob Hasegawa D 100%
WA State Senate-15 Jim Honeyford R 7%
WA State Senate-16 Maureen Walsh R 27%
WA State Senate-19 Dean Takko D 93%
WA State Senate-22 Sam Hunt D 100%
WA State Senate-27 Jeannie Darneille D 93%
WA State Senate-29 Steve Conway D 100%
WA State Senate-30 Mark Miloscia R 93%
WA State Senate-32 Maralyn Chase D 100%
WA State Senate-33 Karen Keiser D 100%
WA State Senate-35 Timothy Sheldon D 20%
WA State Senate-38 John McCoy D 100%
WA State Senate-39 Kirk Pearson R 0%
WA State Senate-42 Doug Ericksen R 0%
WA Mayor-At-Large Edward Murray 100%
WA Council Member-1 Dan Roach 7%
WA Council Member-2 Pam Roach 40%
WA Council Member-2 Brian Sullivan 100%
WA Council Member-3 Jim McCune 27%
WA Council Member-5 Hans Dunshee D 93%
WA Council Member-5 Dave Upthegrove 100%
WA Council Member-8 Joe McDermott 100%
WA Council Member-At-Large Toby Nixon R 13%
WA Commissioner-1 Jerome Delvin 13%
WA Councilperson-1 Pat Sullivan D 93%
John Ahern 0%
Gary Alexander 7%
Glenn Anderson 20%
Mike Armstrong 0%
Brad Benson 13%
Donald Benton 29%
Jean Berkey 100%
Dale Brandland 13%
Lisa Brown 100%
Jim Buck 0%
David Buri 7%
Tom Campbell 80%
Michael Carrell 13%
Jim Clements 13%
Don Cox 0%
Larry Crouse 7%
Richard Curtis 14%
Alex Deccio 18%
Mary Lou Dickerson 100%
Mark Doumit 100%
James Dunn 0%
William Eickmeyer 93%
Tracey Eide 93%
Mark Ericks 100%
Luke Esser 13%
Darlene Fairley 100%
Bill Finkbeiner 21%
Dennis Flannigan 100%
Rosa Franklin 93%
Karen Fraser 100%
Bill Fromhold 100%
Bill Grant 93%
Tami Green 93%
Kathy Haigh 100%
Shirley Hankins 53%
Jim Hargrove 87%
Mary Haugen 93%
Mike Hewitt 14%
Bill Hinkle 7%
Janéa Holmquist Newbry 0%
Ross Hunter 93%
Ken Jacobsen 100%
Fred Jarrett 53%
Stephen Johnson 7%
Jim Kastama 93%
Phyllis Kenney 100%
Lynn Kessler 100%
Adam Kline 100%
Jeanne Kohl-Welles 100%
Patricia Lantz 87%
Kelli Linville 87%
Rosemary McAuliffe 93%
Robert McCaslin, Sr. 9%
Jim McIntire 100%
Jim Moeller 100%
Dawn Morrell 93%
Bob Morton 13%
Joyce Mulliken 17%
Al O'Brien 100%
Robert Oke 33%
Linda Parlette 13%
Cheryl Pflug 13%
Erik Poulsen 100%
Margarita Prentice 100%
Craig Pridemore 100%
Skip Priest 33%
Dave Quall 93%
Marilyn Rasmussen 100%
Debbie Regala 93%
Mary Helen Roberts 100%
Phil Rockefeller 100%
Lynn Schindler 0%
Dave Schmidt 27%
Shay Schual-Berke 100%
John Serben 0%
Jan Shabro 7%
Paull Shin 100%
Geoff Simpson 100%
Mary Skinner 7%
Helen Sommers 100%
Harriet Spanel 100%
Val Stevens 15%
Chris Strow 13%
Bob Sump 0%
Dan Swecker 21%
Georganne Talcott 0%
Patricia Thibaudeau 100%
Rodney Tom 50%
Deb Wallace 100%
Brian Weinstein 100%
Brendan Williams 100%
Alex Wood 100%
Beverly Woods 7%
Joseph Zarelli 23%

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