Rating Group: California National Federation of Independent Business

2009 State Assembly Score

State Office Name Party Rating
CA U.S. House-2 Jared Huffman D 11%
CA U.S. House-8 Paul Cook R 100%
CA U.S. House-25 Steve Knight R 100%
CA U.S. House-26 Julia Brownley D 11%
CA U.S. House-33 Ted Lieu D 11%
CA U.S. House-35 Norma Torres D 13%
CA U.S. House-37 Karen Bass D 11%
CA State Assembly-30 Anna Caballero D 11%
CA State Senate-1 Ted Gaines R 100%
CA State Senate-4 Jim Nielsen R 100%
CA State Senate-5 Cathleen Galgiani D 29%
CA State Senate-8 Tom Berryhill R 100%
CA State Senate-9 Nancy Skinner D 11%
CA State Senate-13 Gerald Hill D 11%
CA State Senate-15 Jim Beall, Jr. D 11%
CA State Senate-16 Jean Fuller R 100%
CA State Senate-17 Bill Monning D 11%
CA State Senate-22 Ed Hernandez D 13%
CA State Senate-24 Kevin De Leon D 11%
CA State Senate-25 Anthony Portantino, Jr. D 11%
CA State Senate-32 Tony Mendoza D 11%
CA State Senate-38 Joel Anderson R 100%
CA Mayor-At-Large Mary Salas 11%
CA Supervisor-1 Kevin Jeffries 100%
CA Supervisor-4 Curt Hagman 100%
CA Council Member-2 Paul Krekorian 11%
CA Council Member-3 Bob Blumenfield 11%
CA Council Member-7 Felipe Fuentes 11%
CA Council Member-9 Curren Price, Jr. 14%
CA State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson Other 11%
Anthony Adams 100%
Tom Ammiano 11%
Juan Arambula 22%
Bill Berryhill 100%
Sam Blakeslee 100%
Martin Block 0%
Joan Buchanan 13%
Charles Calderon 14%
Amina Carter 11%
Wesley Chesbro 13%
Connie Conway 100%
Joe Coto 11%
Mike Davis 11%
Hector De La Torre 11%
Charles DeVore 100%
Michael Duvall 100%
Bill Emmerson 100%
Mike Eng 13%
Noreen Evans 13%
Mike Feuer 11%
Nathan Fletcher 100%
Paul Fong 11%
Warren Furutani 11%
Martin Garrick 100%
Danny Gilmore 89%
Isadore Hall III 13%
Diane Harkey 100%
Mary Hayashi 11%
Alyson Huber 44%
Dave Jones 11%
Dan Logue 100%
Bonnie Lowenthal 11%
Fiona Ma 11%
Jeff Miller 100%
Pedro Nava 11%
Brian Nestande 100%
Roger Niello 89%
John Pérez 11%
Manuel Pérez 11%
Ira Ruskin 11%
Lori Saldaña 14%
Jim Silva 100%
Cameron Smyth 100%
Jose Solorio 11%
Audra Strickland 100%
Sandré Swanson 11%
Alberto Torrico 13%
Van Tran 100%
Mike Villines 89%
Mariko Yamada 13%

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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