Rating Group: California League of Conservation Voters

1999 Positions

Issues: Environment
State Office Name Party Rating
CA U.S. House-4 Tom McClintock R 0%
CA U.S. House-14 Jackie Speier D 100%
CA U.S. House-16 Jim Costa D 50%
CA U.S. House-28 Adam Schiff D 100%
CA U.S. House-29 Tony Cárdenas D 86%
CA U.S. House-46 Lou Correa D 82%
CA U.S. House-47 Alan Lowenthal D 93%
CA U.S. House-53 Susan Davis D 92%
CA State Senate-18 Robert Hertzberg D 100%
CA State Senate-19 Hannah-Beth Jackson D 100%
CA State Senate-36 Pat Bates R 0%
CA Mayor-At-Large Darrell Steinberg D 100%
CA Supervisor-1 Hilda Solis 100%
CA Supervisor-3 Sheila Kuehl 100%
CA Supervisor-4 Dick Monteith 8%
CA Supervisor-5 Bruce McPherson 100%
CA Council Member-1 Gilbert Cedillo 93%
CA Council Member-10 Herb Wesson, Jr. 92%
CA State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson Other 100%
Samuel Aanestad 9%
Richard Ackerman 0%
Richard Alarcón 100%
Deirdre Alpert 100%
Elaine Alquist 100%
Dion Aroner 100%
Roy Ashburn 0%
Steve Charles Baldwin 0%
James Battin 8%
Scott Baugh 8%
Audie Bock 100%
Debra Bowen 92%
Marilyn Brewer 15%
Mike Briggs 7%
James Brulte 17%
John Burton 100%
Thomas Calderon 82%
Bill Campbell 0%
Dennis Cardoza 69%
Wesley Chesbro 100%
Ellen Corbett 100%
Dave Cox 7%
James Cunneen 75%
Richard Dickerson 14%
Denise Ducheny 85%
Joe Dunn 100%
John Anthony Dutra 92%
Martha Escutia 100%
Liz Figueroa 100%
Marco Antonio Firebaugh 83%
Dean Florez 36%
Richard Floyd 80%
Peter Frusetta 43%
Martin Gallegos 86%
Brett Granlund 14%
Sally Havice 79%
Ray Haynes, Jr. 0%
Mike Honda 100%
George House, Jr. 0%
Teresa Hughes 100%
K. Maurice Johannessen 10%
Ross Johnson 14%
Patrick Johnston 91%
Howard Kaloogian 0%
Betty Karnette 100%
Fred Keeley 100%
David Kelley 9%
William Knight 0%
Wally Knox 100%
Lynne Leach 21%
Ted Lempert 100%
Bill Leonard 0%
Robert Leslie 13%
John Lewis 9%
John Longville 100%
Michael Machado 83%
Ken Maddox 8%
Abel Maldonado 50%
Bob Margett 8%
Kerry Mazzoni 100%
Carole Migden 100%
William Phillip Morrow 0%
Richard Mountjoy 0%
Kevin Murray 100%
George Nakano 92%
Jack O'Connell 100%
Keith Olberg 7%
Thomas Oller 7%
Deborah Ortiz 100%
Robert Pacheco 21%
Rod Pacheco 29%
Louis Papan 85%
Steve Peace 100%
Don Perata 100%
Anthony Pescetti 43%
Richard Polanco 100%
Charles Poochigian 0%
Richard Keith Rainey 33%
Sarah Reyes 69%
Gloria Romero 100%
George Runner, Jr. 7%
Jack Scott 93%
Kevin Shelley 100%
Byron Sher 100%
Nell Soto 86%
Tony Strickland 0%
Virginia Strom-Martin 92%
Bruce Thompson 0%
Helen Thomson 100%
John Vasconcellos 100%
Antonio Villaraigosa 100%
Edward Vincent 100%
Carl Washington 93%
Howard Wayne 100%
Patricia Wiggins 100%
Scott Wildman 100%
Cathie Wright 0%
Roderick Wright 67%
Charlene Zettel 15%

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.

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