Rating Group: Washington Education Association

2005 Positions

Issues: Education
State Office Name Party Rating
WA U.S. House-4 Dan Newhouse R 42%
WA U.S. House-6 Derek Kilmer D 75%
WA State House-3 Position 2 Timm Ormsby D 100%
WA State House-5 Position 1 Jay Rodne R 67%
WA State House-7 Position 2 Joel Kretz R 25%
WA State House-8 Position 2 Larry Haler R 58%
WA State House-11 Position 1 Zack Hudgins D 100%
WA State House-12 Position 1 Cary Condotta R 33%
WA State House-15 Position 1 Bruce Chandler R 27%
WA State House-19 Position 2 Brian Blake D 92%
WA State House-20 Position 1 Richard DeBolt R 58%
WA State House-20 Position 2 Ed Orcutt R 25%
WA State House-23 Position 1 Sherry Appleton D 100%
WA State House-25 Position 2 Joyce McDonald R 58%
WA State House-29 Position 2 Steve Kirby D 100%
WA State House-32 Position 2 Ruth Kagi D 100%
WA State House-34 Position 1 Eileen Cody D 100%
WA State House-37 Position 1 Sharon Tomiko Santos D 100%
WA State House-37 Position 2 Eric Pettigrew D 100%
WA State House-38 Position 2 Mike Sells D 100%
WA State House-39 Position 1 Dan Kristiansen R 33%
WA State House-40 Position 2 Jeff Morris D 100%
WA State House-41 Position 2 Judy Clibborn D 100%
WA State House-43 Position 2 Frank Chopp D 100%
WA State House-44 Position 1 John Lovick D 100%
WA State House-45 Position 2 Larry Springer D 83%
WA State House-47 Position 2 Pat Sullivan D 75%
WA State Senate-9 Mark Schoesler R 36%
WA State Senate-10 Barbara Bailey R 67%
WA State Senate-11 Bob Hasegawa D 92%
WA State Senate-15 Jim Honeyford R 27%
WA State Senate-16 Maureen Walsh R 50%
WA State Senate-19 Dean Takko D 83%
WA State Senate-22 Sam Hunt D 100%
WA State Senate-27 Jeannie Darneille D 100%
WA State Senate-29 Steve Conway D 100%
WA State Senate-30 Mark Miloscia R 100%
WA State Senate-32 Maralyn Chase D 100%
WA State Senate-33 Karen Keiser D 100%
WA State Senate-35 Timothy Sheldon D 64%
WA State Senate-38 John McCoy D 100%
WA State Senate-39 Kirk Pearson R 33%
WA State Senate-42 Doug Ericksen R 58%
WA Council Member-1 Dan Roach 33%
WA Council Member-2 Pam Roach 45%
WA Council Member-2 Brian Sullivan 100%
WA Council Member-3 Jim McCune 50%
WA Council Member-5 Hans Dunshee D 100%
WA Council Member-5 Dave Upthegrove 100%
WA Council Member-8 Joe McDermott 100%
WA Council Member-At-Large Toby Nixon R 50%
WA Commissioner-1 Jerome Delvin 40%
WA Councilperson-1 Pat Sullivan D 75%
John Ahern 25%
Gary Alexander 50%
Glenn Anderson 67%
Mike Armstrong 42%
Brad Benson 55%
Donald Benton 55%
Jean Berkey 100%
Dale Brandland 45%
Lisa Brown 100%
Jim Buck 45%
David Buri 42%
Tom Campbell 75%
Michael Carrell 45%
Jim Clements 42%
Don Cox 33%
Larry Crouse 25%
Richard Curtis 73%
Alex Deccio 29%
Mary Lou Dickerson 100%
Mark Doumit 100%
James Dunn 9%
William Eickmeyer 92%
Tracey Eide 100%
Mark Ericks 100%
Luke Esser 45%
Darlene Fairley 100%
Bill Finkbeiner 50%
Dennis Flannigan 100%
Rosa Franklin 100%
Karen Fraser 100%
Bill Fromhold 100%
Bill Grant 92%
Tami Green 83%
Kathy Haigh 92%
Shirley Hankins 83%
Jim Hargrove 91%
Mary Haugen 100%
Mike Hewitt 36%
Bill Hinkle 33%
Janéa Holmquist Newbry 33%
Ross Hunter 100%
Ken Jacobsen 88%
Fred Jarrett 67%
Stephen Johnson 27%
Jim Kastama 100%
Phyllis Kenney 100%
Lynn Kessler 92%
Adam Kline 100%
Jeanne Kohl-Welles 100%
Patricia Lantz 92%
Kelli Linville 92%
Rosemary McAuliffe 100%
Robert McCaslin, Sr. 0%
Jim McIntire 100%
Jim Moeller 100%
Dawn Morrell 92%
Bob Morton 27%
Joyce Mulliken 11%
Edward Murray 100%
Al O'Brien 100%
Robert Oke 50%
Linda Parlette 36%
Cheryl Pflug 45%
Erik Poulsen 100%
Margarita Prentice 100%
Craig Pridemore 100%
Skip Priest 67%
Dave Quall 100%
Marilyn Rasmussen 100%
Debbie Regala 100%
Mary Helen Roberts 92%
Phil Rockefeller 100%
Lynn Schindler 17%
Dave Schmidt 64%
Shay Schual-Berke 100%
John Serben 42%
Jan Shabro 67%
Paull Shin 100%
Geoff Simpson 100%
Mary Skinner 55%
Helen Sommers 100%
Harriet Spanel 100%
Val Stevens 22%
Chris Strow 58%
Bob Sump 17%
Dan Swecker 22%
Georganne Talcott 58%
Patricia Thibaudeau 90%
Rodney Tom 64%
Deb Wallace 83%
Brian Weinstein 100%
Brendan Williams 100%
Alex Wood 100%
Beverly Woods 58%
Joseph Zarelli 30%

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