Rating Group: California National Organization for Women

2009 State Assembly Score

Issues: Women
State Office Name Party Rating
CA U.S. House-2 Jared Huffman D 100%
CA U.S. House-8 Paul Cook R 15%
CA U.S. House-25 Steve Knight R 8%
CA U.S. House-26 Julia Brownley D 100%
CA U.S. House-33 Ted Lieu D 100%
CA U.S. House-35 Norma Torres D 85%
CA U.S. House-37 Karen Bass D 85%
CA State Assembly-30 Anna Caballero D 85%
CA State Senate-1 Ted Gaines R 8%
CA State Senate-4 Jim Nielsen R 15%
CA State Senate-5 Cathleen Galgiani D 92%
CA State Senate-8 Tom Berryhill R 8%
CA State Senate-9 Nancy Skinner D 100%
CA State Senate-13 Gerald Hill D 100%
CA State Senate-15 Jim Beall, Jr. D 100%
CA State Senate-16 Jean Fuller R %
CA State Senate-17 Bill Monning D 100%
CA State Senate-22 Ed Hernandez D 92%
CA State Senate-24 Kevin de Leon D %
CA State Senate-25 Anthony Portantino, Jr. D 100%
CA State Senate-32 Tony Mendoza D 85%
CA State Senate-35 Steven Bradford D 100%
CA State Senate-38 Joel Anderson R 8%
CA Mayor-At-Large Mary Salas 100%
CA Supervisor-1 Kevin Jeffries 8%
CA Supervisor-4 Curt Hagman 8%
CA Council Member-2 Paul Krekorian 100%
CA Council Member-3 Bob Blumenfield 100%
CA Council Member-7 Felipe Fuentes 85%
CA Council Member-9 Curren Price, Jr. %
CA State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson Other %
Anthony Adams 15%
Tom Ammiano 85%
Juan Arambula 77%
Bill Berryhill 8%
Sam Blakeslee %
Martin Block 92%
Joan Buchanan 100%
Charles Calderon 85%
Amina Carter 77%
Wesley Chesbro %
Connie Conway 8%
Joe Coto 100%
Mike Davis 69%
Hector De La Torre 92%
Charles DeVore 15%
Michael Duvall 0%
Bill Emmerson 23%
Mike Eng 92%
Noreen Evans 100%
Mike Feuer 100%
Nathan Fletcher 23%
Paul Fong 100%
Warren Furutani 92%
Martin Garrick 15%
Danny Gilmore 23%
Isadore Hall III 77%
Diane Harkey 8%
Mary Hayashi 100%
Alyson Huber 92%
Dave Jones 100%
Dan Logue 8%
Bonnie Lowenthal 100%
Fiona Ma 100%
Jeff Miller 8%
Pedro Nava 100%
Brian Nestande 15%
Roger Niello 15%
John Pérez 100%
Manuel Pérez 92%
Ira Ruskin 100%
Lori Saldaña 85%
Jim Silva 15%
Cameron Smyth 23%
Jose Solorio 92%
Audra Strickland 15%
Sandré Swanson 100%
Alberto Torrico 100%
Van Tran 15%
Mike Villines 15%
Mariko Yamada 100%

How to Interpret these Evaluations

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