Rating Group: Association of Washington Business

2013 Positions

State Office Name Party Rating
WA Councilperson-1 Pat Sullivan D 55%
WA State House-1 Position 1 Derek Stanford D 41%
WA State Senate-2 Randi Becker R 100%
WA Council Member-2 Pam Roach 95%
WA State House-2 Position 2 JT Wilcox R 95%
WA State Senate-3 Andy Billig D 50%
WA State House-3 Position 1 Marcus Riccelli D 41%
WA State House-3 Position 2 Timm Ormsby D 45%
WA State Senate-4 Mike Padden R 77%
WA State House-4 Position 2 Matt Shea R 68%
WA Council Member-5 Hans Dunshee D 45%
WA State Senate-5 Mark Mullet D 64%
WA Council Member-5 Dave Upthegrove 45%
WA State House-5 Position 1 Jay Rodne R 100%
WA State Senate-6 Michael Baumgartner R 90%
WA State House-6 Position 2 Jeff Holy R 81%
WA State Senate-7 Shelly Short R 82%
WA State House-7 Position 2 Joel Kretz R 86%
WA State Senate-8 Sharon Brown R 91%
WA State House-8 Position 1 Brad Klippert R 82%
WA State House-8 Position 2 Larry Haler R 91%
WA State Senate-9 Mark Schoesler R 95%
WA State House-9 Position 2 Joe Schmick R 91%
WA State Senate-10 Barbara Bailey R 95%
WA State House-10 Position 1 Norma Smith R 90%
WA State House-10 Position 2 Dave Hayes R 95%
WA State Senate-11 Bob Hasegawa D 14%
WA State House-11 Position 1 Zack Hudgins D 43%
WA State House-11 Position 2 Steve Bergquist D 41%
WA State Senate-12 Brad Hawkins R 82%
WA State House-12 Position 1 Cary Condotta R 76%
WA State Senate-13 Judy Warnick R 86%
WA State House-13 Position 2 Matt Manweller R 86%
WA State Senate-14 Curtis King R 100%
WA State House-14 Position 1 Norm Johnson R 100%
WA State Senate-15 Jim Honeyford R 95%
WA State House-15 Position 1 Bruce Chandler R 86%
WA State House-15 Position 2 David Taylor R 68%
WA State Senate-16 Maureen Walsh R 86%
WA State House-16 Position 2 Terry Nealey R 86%
WA State House-17 Position 2 Paul Harris R 81%
WA State Senate-18 Ann Rivers R 95%
WA State House-18 Position 1 Brandon Vick R 86%
WA State House-18 Position 2 Liz Pike R 74%
WA State Senate-19 Dean Takko D 40%
WA State House-19 Position 2 Brian Blake D 59%
WA State Senate-20 John Braun R 95%
WA State House-20 Position 1 Richard DeBolt R 86%
WA State House-20 Position 2 Ed Orcutt R 82%
WA State Senate-21 Marko Liias D 45%
WA State Senate-22 Sam Hunt D 41%
WA State Senate-23 Christine Rolfes D 55%
WA State House-23 Position 1 Sherry Appleton D 41%
WA State House-23 Position 2 Drew Hansen D 50%
WA State Senate-24 Kevin Van De Wege D 50%
WA State House-24 Position 2 Steve Tharinger D 50%
WA State Senate-25 Hans Zeiger R 91%
WA State Senate-26 Jan Angel R 91%
WA State Senate-27 Jeannie Darneille D 32%
WA State House-27 Position 1 Laurie Jinkins D 37%
WA State House-27 Position 2 Jake Fey D 50%
WA State Senate-28 Steve O'Ban R 96%
WA State Senate-29 Steve Conway D 41%
WA State House-29 Position 1 David Sawyer D 50%
WA State House-29 Position 2 Steve Kirby D 50%
WA State Senate-32 Maralyn Chase D 24%
WA State House-32 Position 1 Cindy Ryu D 32%
WA State House-32 Position 2 Ruth Kagi D 50%
WA State Senate-33 Karen Keiser D 27%
WA State House-33 Position 1 Tina Orwall D 45%
WA State Senate-34 Sharon Nelson D 6%
WA State House-34 Position 1 Eileen Cody D 50%
WA State House-34 Position 2 Joe Fitzgibbon D 50%
WA State Senate-35 Timothy Sheldon D 95%
WA State House-35 Position 2 Drew MacEwen R 91%
WA State Senate-36 Reuven Carlyle D 50%
WA State House-36 Position 2 Gael Tarleton D 41%
WA State House-37 Position 1 Sharon Tomiko Santos D 52%
WA State House-37 Position 2 Eric Pettigrew D 50%
WA State Senate-38 John McCoy D 38%
WA State House-38 Position 2 Mike Sells D 45%
WA State Senate-39 Kirk Pearson R 95%
WA State House-39 Position 1 Dan Kristiansen R 82%
WA State Senate-40 Kevin Ranker D 48%
WA State House-40 Position 1 Kristine Lytton D 50%
WA State House-40 Position 2 Jeff Morris D 57%
WA State House-41 Position 2 Judy Clibborn D 59%
WA State Senate-42 Doug Ericksen R 95%
WA State House-42 Position 2 Vincent Buys R 91%
WA State Senate-43 Jamie Pedersen D 45%
WA State House-43 Position 2 Frank Chopp D 55%
WA State Senate-44 Steve Hobbs D 86%
WA State House-45 Position 1 Roger Goodman D 50%
WA State House-45 Position 2 Larry Springer D 59%
WA State Senate-46 David Frockt D 43%
WA State House-46 Position 1 Gerry Pollet D 36%
WA State Senate-47 Joe Fain R 100%
WA State House-47 Position 1 Mark Hargrove R 86%
WA State House-47 Position 2 Pat Sullivan D 55%
WA State Senate-49 Annette Cleveland D 41%
WA State House-49 Position 1 Sharon Wylie D 37%
WA State House-49 Position 2 Monica Stonier D 60%
WA Lieutenant Governor Cyrus Habib D 55%
WA Superintendent of Public Instruction Chris Reykdal 41%
Gary Alexander 95%
Donald Benton 95%
Michael Carrell 100%
Larry Crouse 83%
Cathy Dahlquist 95%
Bruce Dammeier 100%
Tracey Eide 59%
Susan Fagan 91%
Jessyn Farrell 42%
Karen Fraser 36%
Roger Freeman 69%
Tami Green 50%
Kathy Haigh 64%
Jim Hargrove 77%
Nick Harper 50%
Brian Hatfield 77%
Mike Hewitt 95%
Andy Hill 100%
Janéa Holmquist Newbry 91%
Mike Hope 86%
Ross Hunter 55%
Christopher Hurst 79%
Adam Kline 16%
Linda Kochmar 95%
Jeanne Kohl-Welles 32%
Steve Litzow 95%
Chad Magendanz 82%
Marcie Maxwell 45%
Rosemary McAuliffe 27%
Jim Moeller 55%
Dawn Morrell 50%
Luis Moscoso 43%
Edward Murray 32%
Jason Overstreet 62%
Kevin Parker 86%
Linda Parlette 100%
Mary Helen Roberts 45%
Charles Ross 91%
Nathan Schlicher 64%
Elizabeth Scott 74%
Larry Seaquist 59%
Paull Shin 47%
John Smith 86%
Rodney Tom 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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