Rating Group: ACLU of Colorado

2007 Positions on Civil Rights Issues

State Office Name Party Rating
CO U.S. Senate-Jr Cory Gardner R 15
CO State House-16 Larry Liston R 23
CO State Senate-1 Jerry Sonnenberg R 15
CO State Senate-9 Kent Lambert R 23
CO State Senate-11 Michael Merrifield D 83
CO State Senate-12 Bob Gardner R 31
CO State Senate-14 John Kefalas D 85
CO State Senate-15 Kevin Lundberg R 15
CO State Senate-20 Cheri Jahn D 85
CO State Senate-22 Andy Kerr D 85
CO State Senate-28 Nancy Todd D 85
CO Council Member-1 Rafael Espinoza 87
CO Commissioner-2 Steve Johnson 20
CO Commissioner-2 Liane McFadyen 85
CO Commissioner-At-Large Dan Gibbs 85
Bob Bacon 87
David Balmer 42
Debbie Benefield 85
Alice Borodkin 85
Betty Boyd 87
Greg Brophy 13
Bernie Buescher 77
Dorothy Butcher 77
Bill Cadman 15
Morgan Carroll 92
Terrance Carroll 92
Edward Casso 85
Kathleen Curry 85
Randy Fischer 85
Joan Fitz-Gerald 87
K. Jerry Frangas 92
Sara Gagliardi 85
Rafael Lorenzo Gallegos 85
Michael Garcia 85
Stella Garza-Hicks 42
Kenneth Marshall Gordon 87
Gwyn Green 100
Peter Groff 87
Bob Hagedorn 86
Ted Harvey 7
Mary Hodge 85
James Isgar 87
Joel Judd 92
Maryanne Keller 87
James Kerr 31
Kenneth Kester 40
Steven King 38
Mike Kopp 13
Jeanne Labuda 85
Claire Levy 92
Marsha Looper 15
Alice Madden 85
Don Marostica 46
Rosemary Marshall 91
Thomas Massey, Jr. 77
Michael May 42
Ronny May 20
Andrew McElhany 20
Anne McGihon 100
Wes McKinley 100
Frank McNulty 23
Shawn Mitchell 15
Victor Mitchell 38
John Morse 87
Cherylin Peniston 85
Joshua Penry 13
John Pommer 92
Dianne Primavera 91
Scott Renfroe 13
Joe Rice 85
James Riesberg 85
Ellen Roberts 62
Andrew Romanoff 85
Chris Romer 87
Raymond Rose 23
David Schultheis 11
Gail Schwartz 87
Brandon Shaffer 87
Judy Solano 85
John Soper 69
Nancy Spence 40
Debbie Stafford 46
Amy Stephens 15
Kenneth Guy Summers 31
Spencer Swalm 38
Stephanie Takis 93
Abel Tapia 87
Jack Taylor 40
Lois Tochtrop 80
Ron Tupa 87
Glenn Vaad 42
Jennifer Veiga 85
Steve Ward 27
Paul Weissmann 85
Albert White 77
Tom Wiens 13
Suzanne Williams 87
Sue Windels 86
Robert Witwer 54

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