Rating Group: California Public Interest Research Group (CALPIRG)

1998 Positions

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State Office Name Party Rating
CA U.S. House - 4 Tom McClintock Republican 12%
CA U.S. House - 16 Jim Costa Democratic 82%
CA U.S. House - 28 Adam Schiff Democratic 88%
CA U.S. House - 29 Tony Cárdenas Democratic 88%
CA State Senate - 18 Robert Hertzberg Democratic 76%
CA Supervisor - 1 Hilda Solis 100%
CA Supervisor - 3 Sheila Kuehl 100%
CA Supervisor - 5 Bruce McPherson 65%
CA Council Member - 1 Gilbert Cedillo 94%
Richard Ackerman 6%
Deirdre Alpert 100%
Elaine Alquist 94%
Dion Aroner 100%
Roy Ashburn 0%
Joe Baca, Sr. 94%
Steve Charles Baldwin 0%
James Battin 12%
Scott Baugh 6%
Debra Bowen 100%
Marilyn Brewer 6%
James Brulte 12%
John Burton 88%
Bill Campbell 6%
Dennis Cardoza 71%
James Cunneen 65%
Susan Davis 94%
Denise Ducheny 94%
Martha Escutia 100%
Liz Figueroa 100%
Richard Floyd 76%
Peter Frusetta 47%
Martin Gallegos 100%
Brett Granlund 12%
Sally Havice 88%
Tom Hayden 100%
Ray Haynes, Jr. 0%
Mike Honda 100%
George House, Jr. 0%
Teresa Hughes 94%
K. Maurice Johannessen 24%
Ross Johnson 12%
Patrick Johnston 94%
Howard Kaloogian 0%
Betty Karnette 94%
Fred Keeley 100%
David Kelley 24%
William Knight 6%
Wally Knox 100%
Lynne Leach 29%
Ted Lempert 94%
Bill Leonard 0%
Robert Leslie 7%
John Lewis 0%
Michael Machado 64%
Bob Margett 25%
Kerry Mazzoni 100%
Carole Migden 100%
Dick Monteith 12%
William Phillip Morrow 6%
Richard Mountjoy 6%
Kevin Murray 94%
Jack O'Connell 100%
Keith Olberg 0%
Thomas Oller 0%
Deborah Ortiz 100%
Rod Pacheco 47%
Louis Papan 88%
Steve Peace 59%
Don Perata 88%
Richard Polanco 65%
Charles Poochigian 0%
Richard Keith Rainey 18%
George Runner, Jr. 0%
Jack Scott 94%
Kevin Shelley 100%
Byron Sher 100%
Virginia Strom-Martin 94%
Bruce Thompson 6%
Helen Thomson 100%
Tom Torlakson 100%
John Vasconcellos 80%
Antonio Villaraigosa 100%
Edward Vincent 76%
Carl Washington 100%
Howard Wayne 94%
Scott Wildman 100%
Cathie Wright 6%
Roderick Wright 82%
State Office Name Party Rating
CA U.S. House - 4 Tom McClintock R 12%
CA U.S. House - 16 Jim Costa D 82%
CA U.S. House - 28 Adam Schiff D 88%
CA U.S. House - 29 Tony Cárdenas D 88%
CA State Senate - 18 Robert Hertzberg D 76%
CA Supervisor - 1 Hilda Solis 100%
CA Supervisor - 3 Sheila Kuehl 100%
CA Supervisor - 5 Bruce McPherson 65%
CA Council Member - 1 Gilbert Cedillo 94%
Richard Ackerman 6%
Deirdre Alpert 100%
Elaine Alquist 94%
Dion Aroner 100%
Roy Ashburn 0%
Joe Baca, Sr. 94%
Steve Charles Baldwin 0%
James Battin 12%
Scott Baugh 6%
Debra Bowen 100%
Marilyn Brewer 6%
James Brulte 12%
John Burton 88%
Bill Campbell 6%
Dennis Cardoza 71%
James Cunneen 65%
Susan Davis 94%
Denise Ducheny 94%
Martha Escutia 100%
Liz Figueroa 100%
Richard Floyd 76%
Peter Frusetta 47%
Martin Gallegos 100%
Brett Granlund 12%
Sally Havice 88%
Tom Hayden 100%
Ray Haynes, Jr. 0%
Mike Honda 100%
George House, Jr. 0%
Teresa Hughes 94%
K. Maurice Johannessen 24%
Ross Johnson 12%
Patrick Johnston 94%
Howard Kaloogian 0%
Betty Karnette 94%
Fred Keeley 100%
David Kelley 24%
William Knight 6%
Wally Knox 100%
Lynne Leach 29%
Ted Lempert 94%
Bill Leonard 0%
Robert Leslie 7%
John Lewis 0%
Michael Machado 64%
Bob Margett 25%
Kerry Mazzoni 100%
Carole Migden 100%
Dick Monteith 12%
William Phillip Morrow 6%
Richard Mountjoy 6%
Kevin Murray 94%
Jack O'Connell 100%
Keith Olberg 0%
Thomas Oller 0%
Deborah Ortiz 100%
Rod Pacheco 47%
Louis Papan 88%
Steve Peace 59%
Don Perata 88%
Richard Polanco 65%
Charles Poochigian 0%
Richard Keith Rainey 18%
George Runner, Jr. 0%
Jack Scott 94%
Kevin Shelley 100%
Byron Sher 100%
Virginia Strom-Martin 94%
Bruce Thompson 6%
Helen Thomson 100%
Tom Torlakson 100%
John Vasconcellos 80%
Antonio Villaraigosa 100%
Edward Vincent 76%
Carl Washington 100%
Howard Wayne 94%
Scott Wildman 100%
Cathie Wright 6%
Roderick Wright 82%
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