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Karen Bass' Ratings and Endorsements

Office: U.S. House (CA) - District 37, Democratic

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2018
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2008-2009
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2017-2018
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2015-2016
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2013-2014
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2011-2012
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2013-2014
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2013-2014
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2020
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2019-2020
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2017
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2015
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2014
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2013
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2012
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2011
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2006-2007
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2005-2006
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2017-2018
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2015-2016
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2013-2014
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2011-2012
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2020
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2018
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2017
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2017
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2015-2016
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2013-2014
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2013-2014
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2013
100%
2013
92%
2011-2012
92%
2011-2012
90%
2018
58%
2017-2018
58%
2017-2018
56%
2015-2016
56%
2015-2016
56%
2013-2014
56%
2013-2014
50%
2011-2012
50%
2011-2012
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2019-2020
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2019-2020
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2020
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2017
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2017
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2015-2016
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2015-2016
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2015
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2013-2014
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2013-2014
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2013
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2013
92%
2011-2012
92%
2011-2012
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2011
0%
2011-2012
21%
2012-2013
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20%
2015-2016
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2013-2014
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2013-2014
9%
2013-2014
50%
2013-2014
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2011-2012
0%
2011
100%
2019-2020
22%
2011-2012
67%
2016
67%
2016
94%
2019
14%
2017
14%
2017
40%
2015-2016
40%
2015-2016
100%
2019-2020
92%
2017-2018
76%
2015-2016
80%
2015
77%
2013-2014
92%
2011-2012
100%
2011
95%
2019-2020
95%
2011
64%
2015
38%
2013
67%
2012
100
2007
100
2005-2006
100
2005-2006
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2005
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2006-2012
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2006-2012
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2014
88%
2015-2016
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2014
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2013-2014
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2013-2014
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2011-2012
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96
2007
98
2007
98
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100
2006
100
2006
100
2006
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100%
2005
98%
2005
25%
2014
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2014
56%
2014
56%
2014
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2019
8%
2019
5%
2017-2018
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2017-2018
0%
2015-2016
7%
2015-2016
9%
2015
0%
2015
25%
2014
13%
2014
20%
2014
15%
2014
5%
2011-2012
3%
2011-2012
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2017-2018
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2015-2016
0%
2013-2014
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2011-2012
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2018
17%
2016
14%
2014
0%
2013-2014
0%
2013-2014
0%
2013
0%
2013
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2012
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2012
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2011
23%
2011
9%
2013-2014
4%
2017-2018
13%
2015-2016
13%
2014
15%
2011-2012
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2011
6%
2013
0%
2013
0%
2012
8%
2012
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2011
88%
2011
88%
2011
10%
2011
10%
2011
6%
2011-2012
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2012
20%
2019
27%
2017-2018
27%
2017-2018
25%
2015-2016
25%
2015-2016
26%
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42%
2014
24%
2014
38%
2013-2014
38%
2013-2014
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2013
16%
2011-2012
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2011
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2011
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2015
90%
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2013
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2012
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2011
6%
2011-2012
67%
2011-2012
24%
2019
5%
2013-2014
0%
2011-2012
90%
2013-2014
92%
2011-2012
100%
2007-2008
100%
2007-2008
100%
2019-2020
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2019-2020
95%
2011
100%
2019-2020
100%
2019
91%
2013
91%
2013
88%
2012
88%
2012
100%
2009
100%
2009
0%
2017-2018
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2015-2016
55%
2018
100%
2019-2020
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2019-2020
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2019-2020
100%
2017-2018
100%
2017-2018
100%
2015-2016
100%
2015-2016
100%
2013-2014
100%
2013-2014
100%
2011-2012
100%
2011-2012
85%
2009-2010
64%
2015
38%
2013
67%
2012
93%
2015-2016
93%
2015-2016
100%
2015
93%
2014
66%
2013
88%
2011-2012
88%
2011-2012
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2011
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2015-2016
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2013-2014
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2013
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2013
92%
2011-2012
92%
2011-2012
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2006-2012
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2006-2012
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2019
87%
2018
66%
2018
81%
2017-2018
97%
2017
90%
2017
89%
2016
95%
2016
90%
2015-2016
88%
2014
87%
2013-2014
79%
2013
86%
2013
89%
2012
83%
2012
89%
2011-2012
94%
2011
94%
2011
75%
2017-2018
75%
2009
75%
2009
100%
2011
100%
2011
60%
2009
90%
2008
100
2007
100
2006
100%
2005
19%
2019
20%
2019
85%
2011
9%
2019
5%
2017-2018
0%
2017-2018
7%
2015-2016
0%
2015-2016
0%
2015
9%
2015
20%
2014
15%
2014
13%
2014
25%
2014
3%
2011-2012
5%
2011-2012
16%
2012
16%
2012
5%
2011
5%
2011
13%
2015-2016
13%
2014
15%
2011-2012
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2011
13%
2011
13%
2011
0%
2013-2014
10%
2011-2012
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2016
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2015
24%
2013
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2012
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2011
26%
2018
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2018
8%
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2015
19%
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13%
2013
5%
2011
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2017
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2012
87%
2011
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2011
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2019-2020
98%
2019-2020
99%
2019-2020
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2019-2020
94%
2019-2020
94%
2019-2020
97%
2015
98%
2015
97%
2013-2014
97%
2013-2014
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2013-2014
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2013-2014
96%
2013-2014
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2013-2014
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2013-2014
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2013-2014
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2019-2020
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2020
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2020
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2017
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2017
100%
2015-2016
100%
2015-2016
100%
2015
100%
2015
100%
2014
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2014
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2013-2014
100%
2013-2014
100%
2013
100%
2013
92%
2011-2012
92%
2011-2012