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Special Interest Groups

Rating Group: California Taxpayers' Association

2010 Positions

Issues: Taxes
State Office District Name Party Rating
CA Council Member 1 Gilbert Cedillo 9%
CA State Senate 1 Ted Gaines Republican 100%
CA Supervisor 1 Kevin Jeffries 100%
CA U.S. House 2 Jared Huffman Democratic 0%
CA Council Member 3 Bob Blumenfield 0%
CA Supervisor 4 Curt Hagman 100%
CA State Senate 4 Jim Nielsen Republican 93%
CA State Senate 5 Cathleen Galgiani Democratic 50%
CA Supervisor 5 Joe Simitian No Party Affiliation 0%
CA Council Member 7 Felipe Fuentes 11%
CA State Senate 8 Tom Berryhill Republican 100%
CA U.S. House 8 Paul Cook Republican 100%
CA Council Member 9 Curren Price, Jr. 8%
CA State Senate 9 Nancy Skinner Democratic 0%
CA U.S. House 10 Jeff Denham Republican 100%
CA U.S. House 11 Mark DeSaulnier Democratic 0%
CA State Senate 13 Gerald Hill Democratic 0%
CA State Senate 15 Jim Beall, Jr. Democratic 13%
CA State Senate 16 Jean Fuller Republican 92%
CA State Senate 17 Bill Monning Democratic 0%
CA State Senate 22 Ed Hernandez Democratic 15%
CA State Senate 24 Kevin de Leon Democratic 7%
CA U.S. House 25 Steve Knight Republican 100%
CA State Senate 25 Anthony Portantino, Jr. Democratic 6%
CA U.S. House 26 Julia Brownley Democratic 0%
CA State Assembly 30 Anna Caballero Democratic 42%
CA State Senate 32 Tony Mendoza Democratic 8%
CA U.S. House 33 Ted Lieu Democratic 0%
CA State Senate 35 Steven Bradford Democratic 14%
CA U.S. House 35 Norma Torres Democratic 8%
CA U.S. House 37 Karen Bass Democratic 11%
CA State Senate 38 Joel Anderson Republican 100%
CA U.S. House 45 Mimi Walters Republican 100%
CA U.S. House 46 Lou Correa Democratic 100%
CA U.S. House 47 Alan Lowenthal Democratic 0%
CA Council Member Ward 3 Jose Solorio 14%
CA Mayor At-Large Mary Salas 8%
CA Mayor At-Large Darrell Steinberg Democratic 0%
CA Secretary of State Alex Padilla Democratic 7%
CA State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson Non-partisan 0%
Samuel Aanestad 100%
Anthony Adams 92%
Elaine Alquist 0%
Tom Ammiano 7%
Juan Arambula 8%
Roy Ashburn 94%
Bill Berryhill 100%
Martin Block 18%
Joan Buchanan 64%
Charles Calderon 12%
Ron Calderon 33%
Amina Carter 10%
Wesley Chesbro 0%
David Cogdill 100%
Connie Conway 100%
Ellen Corbett 0%
Joe Coto 5%
Mike Davis 8%
Hector De La Torre 8%
Charles DeVore 100%
Denise Ducheny 25%
Robert Dutton 100%
Mike Eng 15%
Noreen Evans 0%
Mike Feuer 0%
Nathan Fletcher 100%
Dean Florez 0%
Paul Fong 0%
Warren Furutani 18%
Martin Garrick 100%
Mike Gatto 10%
Danny Gilmore 100%
Isadore Hall III 9%
Loni Hancock 0%
Diane Harkey 100%
Tom Harman 100%
Mary Hayashi 15%
Dennis Hollingsworth 100%
Alyson Huber 82%
Robert Huff 100%
Dave Jones 0%
Christine Kehoe 0%
Mark Leno 8%
Carol Liu 0%
Dan Logue 100%
Bonnie Lowenthal 0%
Fiona Ma 8%
Jeff Miller 100%
Pedro Nava 14%
Gloria Negrete McLeod 27%
Brian Nestande 100%
Roger Niello 100%
Chris Norby 92%
Fran Pavley 0%
John Pérez 8%
Manuel Pérez 55%
Gloria Romero 0%
George Runner, Jr. 100%
Ira Ruskin 0%
Lori Saldaña 0%
Jim Silva 100%
Cameron Smyth 100%
Tony Strickland 100%
Audra Strickland 100%
Sandré Swanson 0%
Alberto Torrico 21%
Van Tran 100%
Mike Villines 100%
Lois Wolk 0%
Roderick Wright 46%
Mark Wyland 100%
Leland Yee 8%

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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