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Special Interest Groups

Rating Group: Clean Water Action California

2009-2010 Positions

Issues: Environment
State Office District Name Party Rating
Samuel Aanestad 13%
Anthony Adams 20%
Elaine Alquist 83%
Tom Ammiano 100%
CA State Senate 38 Joel Anderson Republican 32%
Juan Arambula 75%
Roy Ashburn 11%
CA U.S. House 37 Karen Bass Democratic 85%
CA State Senate 15 Jim Beall, Jr. Democratic 90%
John Benoit 18%
Bill Berryhill 40%
CA State Senate 8 Tom Berryhill Republican 20%
Sam Blakeslee 26%
Martin Block 81%
CA Council Member 3 Bob Blumenfield 85%
CA State Senate 35 Steven Bradford Democratic 73%
CA U.S. House 26 Julia Brownley Democratic 85%
Joan Buchanan 100%
CA State Assembly 30 Anna Caballero Democratic 70%
Charles Calderon 88%
Ron Calderon 77%
Amina Carter 85%
CA Council Member 1 Gilbert Cedillo 77%
Wesley Chesbro 100%
David Cogdill 22%
Connie Conway 20%
CA U.S. House 8 Paul Cook Republican 20%
Ellen Corbett 94%
CA U.S. House 46 Lou Correa Democratic 39%
Joe Coto 85%
Mike Davis 80%
Hector De La Torre 75%
CA State Senate 24 Kevin De Leon Democratic 85%
CA U.S. House 10 Jeff Denham Republican 33%
CA U.S. House 11 Mark DeSaulnier Democratic 88%
Charles DeVore 25%
Denise Ducheny 61%
Robert Dutton 22%
Michael Duvall 27%
Bill Emmerson 26%
Mike Eng 85%
Noreen Evans 100%
Mike Feuer 85%
Nathan Fletcher 30%
Dean Florez 71%
Paul Fong 100%
CA Council Member 7 Felipe Fuentes 70%
CA State Senate 16 Jean Fuller Republican 25%
Warren Furutani 74%
CA State Senate 1 Ted Gaines Republican 25%
CA State Senate 5 Cathleen Galgiani Democratic 65%
Martin Garrick 15%
Mike Gatto 86%
Danny Gilmore 40%
CA Supervisor 4 Curt Hagman 20%
Isadore Hall III 60%
Loni Hancock 100%
Diane Harkey 25%
Tom Harman 19%
Mary Hayashi 95%
Roger Hernandez 70%
CA State Senate 13 Gerald Hill Democratic 90%
Dennis Hollingsworth 12%
Alyson Huber 65%
Robert Huff 17%
CA U.S. House 2 Jared Huffman Democratic 90%
CA Supervisor 1 Kevin Jeffries 15%
Dave Jones 85%
Christine Kehoe 83%
CA U.S. House 25 Steve Knight Republican 25%
CA Council Member 2 Paul Krekorian 73%
Mark Leno 94%
CA U.S. House 33 Ted Lieu Democratic 83%
Carol Liu 83%
Dan Logue 30%
CA U.S. House 47 Alan Lowenthal Democratic 83%
Bonnie Lowenthal 85%
Fiona Ma 75%
Abel Maldonado 55%
CA State Senate 32 Tony Mendoza Democratic 70%
Jeff Miller 32%
CA State Senate 17 Bill Monning Democratic 100%
Pedro Nava 85%
Gloria Negrete McLeod 67%
Brian Nestande 25%
Roger Niello 30%
CA State Senate 4 Jim Nielsen Republican 25%
Chris Norby 38%
Jenny Oropeza 83%
CA Secretary of State Alex Padilla Democratic 83%
Fran Pavley 83%
John Pérez 80%
Manuel Pérez 70%
CA State Senate 25 Anthony Portantino, Jr. Democratic 80%
CA Council Member 9 Curren Price, Jr. 63%
Gloria Romero 78%
George Runner, Jr. 19%
Ira Ruskin 90%
CA Mayor At-Large Mary Salas 80%
Lori Saldaña 90%
Jim Silva 15%
CA Supervisor 5 Joe Simitian No Party Affiliation 78%
CA State Senate 9 Nancy Skinner Democratic 100%
Cameron Smyth 30%
Jose Solorio 70%
CA Mayor At-Large Darrell Steinberg Democratic 83%
Tony Strickland 17%
Audra Strickland 29%
Sandré Swanson 95%
CA State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson Non-partisan 100%
CA U.S. House 35 Norma Torres Democratic 65%
Alberto Torrico 75%
Van Tran 25%
Mike Villines 15%
CA U.S. House 45 Mimi Walters Republican 18%
Patricia Wiggins 91%
Lois Wolk 94%
Roderick Wright 44%
Mark Wyland 11%
Mariko Yamada 100%
Leland Yee 100%

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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