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California Social Special Interest Groups

Project Vote Smart reports on performance evaluations from all special interest groups (SIGs) who provide them, regardless of issue or bias. If you know of a group that provides ratings not included here, please contact us at ratings@votesmart.org.

Descriptions of organizations are derived from the mission statement or description produced by each organization. Project Vote Smart does not evaluate or edit these descriptions.

Abortion and Reproductive

Last Rating Last Endorsement SIG Name
2016 2016 Planned Parenthood Affiliates of California

Animals and Wildlife

Last Rating Last Endorsement SIG Name
2016 2012 PawPAC - California’s Political Action Committee for Animals

Arts, Entertainment, and History

Last Rating Last Endorsement SIG Name
2016 2016 California Park & Recreation Society
2009 N/A Capitol Weekly

Crime

Last Rating Last Endorsement SIG Name
N/A 2016 Crime Victims United of California
N/A 2016 Peace Officers Research Association of California

Drugs

Last Rating Last Endorsement SIG Name
2016 N/A Drug Policy Forum of California (DPFCA)
2008 N/A DrugSense

Immigration

Last Rating Last Endorsement SIG Name
2004 N/A California Immigrant Policy Center

Marriage, Family, and Children

Last Rating Last Endorsement SIG Name
2015 N/A Capitol Resource Institute
2012 N/A Save California

Religion

Last Rating Last Endorsement SIG Name
2002 N/A Christian Coalition of California
2012 N/A Save California

Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity

Last Rating Last Endorsement SIG Name
2014 N/A California Communities United Institute
2016 2017 Equality California
N/A 2010 Gay & Lesbian Victory Fund and Leadership Institute
N/A 2017 Stonewall Democratic Club

Social

Last Rating Last Endorsement SIG Name
2014 N/A Friends Committee on Legislation of California
2005 N/A Jericho

Socially Conservative

Last Rating Last Endorsement SIG Name
2013 N/A American Conservative Union (California State Legislature)
2015 N/A Capitol Resource Institute

Socially Liberal

Last Rating Last Endorsement SIG Name
N/A 2016 Tri-Valley Democratic Club
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