Rating Group: California Labor Federation

2011 Committee Score

Issues: Labor Unions
State Office Name Party Rating
Michael Allen 100%
Elaine Alquist 100%
Sam Blakeslee 0%
Martin Block 100%
Noreen Evans 100%
Warren Furutani 100%
Richard Gordon 100%
Shannon Grove 0%
Diane Harkey 0%
Christine Kehoe 100%
Mark Leno 100%
Carol Liu 100%
Fiona Ma 100%
Allan Mansoor 0%
Manuel Pérez 0%
Sharon Runner 0%
Tony Strickland 0%
Lois Wolk 100%
Mark Wyland 0%
Leland Yee 100%
CA State Senate-24 Kevin de Leon D 100%
CA U.S. House-11 Mark DeSaulnier D 100%
CA State Senate-22 Ed Hernandez D 100%
CA State Senate-40 Ben Hueso D 100%
CA U.S. House-33 Ted Lieu D 100%
CA Secretary of State Alex Padilla D 100%
CA U.S. House-51 Juan Vargas D 0%
CA State Senate-10 Bob Wieckowski D 100%
CA State Senate-38 Joel Anderson R 0%
CA State Senate-23 Mike Morrell R 0%
CA U.S. House-45 Mimi Walters R 0%

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