Rating Group: Washington State Labor Council, AFL-CIO

2009 Positions

Issues: Labor Unions

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State Office Name Party Rating
WA U.S. House - 3 Jaime Herrera Beutler Republican 29%
WA U.S. House - 6 Derek Kilmer Democratic 50%
WA State House - 3 Position 2 Timm Ormsby Democratic 88%
WA State House - 7 Position 2 Joel Kretz Republican 25%
WA State House - 8 Position 1 Brad Klippert Republican 25%
WA State House - 9 Position 2 Joe Schmick Republican 25%
WA State House - 15 Position 1 Bruce Chandler Republican 13%
WA State House - 20 Position 2 Ed Orcutt Republican 25%
WA State House - 29 Position 2 Steve Kirby Democratic 88%
WA State House - 33 Position 1 Tina Orwall Democratic 75%
WA State House - 34 Position 1 Eileen Cody Democratic 75%
WA State House - 37 Position 1 Sharon Tomiko Santos Democratic 75%
WA State House - 38 Position 2 Mike Sells Democratic 100%
WA State House - 43 Position 2 Frank Chopp Democratic 75%
WA State House - 45 Position 1 Roger Goodman Democratic 88%
WA State House - 45 Position 2 Larry Springer Democratic 38%
WA State House - 47 Position 2 Pat Sullivan Democratic 88%
WA State Senate - 2 Jim McCune Republican 25%
WA State Senate - 7 Shelly Short Republican 14%
WA State Senate - 9 Mark Schoesler Republican 25%
WA State Senate - 11 Bob Hasegawa Democratic 100%
WA State Senate - 13 Judy Warnick Republican 25%
WA State Senate - 14 Curtis King Republican 25%
WA State Senate - 15 Jim Honeyford Republican 25%
WA State Senate - 21 Marko Liias Democratic 88%
WA State Senate - 22 Sam Hunt Democratic 88%
WA State Senate - 23 Christine Rolfes Democratic 75%
WA State Senate - 24 Kevin Van De Wege Democratic 88%
WA State Senate - 29 Steve Conway Democratic 88%
WA State Senate - 33 Karen Keiser Democratic 75%
WA State Senate - 35 Timothy Sheldon Democratic 38%
WA State Senate - 36 Reuven Carlyle Democratic 50%
WA State Senate - 43 Jamie Pedersen Democratic 75%
WA Secretary of State Steve Hobbs Democratic 57%
WA Council Member - 4 Jeanne Kohl-Welles 75%
WA Council Member - 5 Dave Upthegrove 88%
WA Council Member - 8 Joe McDermott 75%
WA Commissioner - 1 Jerome Delvin 25%
Gary Alexander 25%
Glenn Anderson 13%
Jan Angel 25%
Sherry Appleton 88%
Mike Armstrong 14%
Barbara Bailey 25%
Randi Becker 14%
Donald Benton 50%
Jean Berkey 43%
Brian Blake 75%
Dale Brandland 25%
Lisa Brown 63%
Tom Campbell 75%
Michael Carrell 25%
Maralyn Chase 88%
Judy Clibborn 50%
Cary Condotta 25%
Larry Crouse 25%
Bruce Dammeier 38%
Jeannie Darneille 75%
Richard DeBolt 25%
Mary Lou Dickerson 88%
John Driscoll 71%
Hans Dunshee 75%
Deb Eddy 63%
Tracey Eide 50%
Mark Ericks 38%
Doug Ericksen 25%
Darlene Fairley 71%
Fred Finn 50%
Dennis Flannigan 67%
Rosa Franklin 63%
Karen Fraser 75%
Tami Green 88%
Kathy Haigh 50%
Larry Haler 25%
Jim Hargrove 38%
Brian Hatfield 50%
Mary Haugen 38%
Mike Hewitt 13%
Bill Hinkle 14%
Janéa Holmquist Newbry 38%
Mike Hope 25%
Zack Hudgins 75%
Ross Hunter 29%
Christopher Hurst 75%
Jim Jacks 88%
Ken Jacobsen 67%
Norm Johnson 25%
Ruth Kagi 75%
Jim Kastama 38%
Claudia Kauffman 75%
Troy Kelley 38%
Phyllis Kenney 88%
Lynn Kessler 50%
Adam Kline 75%
Dan Kristiansen 25%
Kelli Linville 63%
Christopher Marr 63%
Marcie Maxwell 75%
Rosemary McAuliffe 50%
Robert McCaslin, Sr. 25%
State Office Name Party Rating
WA U.S. House - 3 Jaime Herrera Beutler R 29%
WA U.S. House - 6 Derek Kilmer D 50%
WA State House - 3 Position 2 Timm Ormsby D 88%
WA State House - 7 Position 2 Joel Kretz R 25%
WA State House - 8 Position 1 Brad Klippert R 25%
WA State House - 9 Position 2 Joe Schmick R 25%
WA State House - 15 Position 1 Bruce Chandler R 13%
WA State House - 20 Position 2 Ed Orcutt R 25%
WA State House - 29 Position 2 Steve Kirby D 88%
WA State House - 33 Position 1 Tina Orwall D 75%
WA State House - 34 Position 1 Eileen Cody D 75%
WA State House - 37 Position 1 Sharon Tomiko Santos D 75%
WA State House - 38 Position 2 Mike Sells D 100%
WA State House - 43 Position 2 Frank Chopp D 75%
WA State House - 45 Position 1 Roger Goodman D 88%
WA State House - 45 Position 2 Larry Springer D 38%
WA State House - 47 Position 2 Pat Sullivan D 88%
WA State Senate - 2 Jim McCune R 25%
WA State Senate - 7 Shelly Short R 14%
WA State Senate - 9 Mark Schoesler R 25%
WA State Senate - 11 Bob Hasegawa D 100%
WA State Senate - 13 Judy Warnick R 25%
WA State Senate - 14 Curtis King R 25%
WA State Senate - 15 Jim Honeyford R 25%
WA State Senate - 21 Marko Liias D 88%
WA State Senate - 22 Sam Hunt D 88%
WA State Senate - 23 Christine Rolfes D 75%
WA State Senate - 24 Kevin Van De Wege D 88%
WA State Senate - 29 Steve Conway D 88%
WA State Senate - 33 Karen Keiser D 75%
WA State Senate - 35 Timothy Sheldon D 38%
WA State Senate - 36 Reuven Carlyle D 50%
WA State Senate - 43 Jamie Pedersen D 75%
WA Secretary of State Steve Hobbs D 57%
WA Council Member - 4 Jeanne Kohl-Welles 75%
WA Council Member - 5 Dave Upthegrove 88%
WA Council Member - 8 Joe McDermott 75%
WA Commissioner - 1 Jerome Delvin 25%
Gary Alexander 25%
Glenn Anderson 13%
Jan Angel 25%
Sherry Appleton 88%
Mike Armstrong 14%
Barbara Bailey 25%
Randi Becker 14%
Donald Benton 50%
Jean Berkey 43%
Brian Blake 75%
Dale Brandland 25%
Lisa Brown 63%
Tom Campbell 75%
Michael Carrell 25%
Maralyn Chase 88%
Judy Clibborn 50%
Cary Condotta 25%
Larry Crouse 25%
Bruce Dammeier 38%
Jeannie Darneille 75%
Richard DeBolt 25%
Mary Lou Dickerson 88%
John Driscoll 71%
Hans Dunshee 75%
Deb Eddy 63%
Tracey Eide 50%
Mark Ericks 38%
Doug Ericksen 25%
Darlene Fairley 71%
Fred Finn 50%
Dennis Flannigan 67%
Rosa Franklin 63%
Karen Fraser 75%
Tami Green 88%
Kathy Haigh 50%
Larry Haler 25%
Jim Hargrove 38%
Brian Hatfield 50%
Mary Haugen 38%
Mike Hewitt 13%
Bill Hinkle 14%
Janéa Holmquist Newbry 38%
Mike Hope 25%
Zack Hudgins 75%
Ross Hunter 29%
Christopher Hurst 75%
Jim Jacks 88%
Ken Jacobsen 67%
Norm Johnson 25%
Ruth Kagi 75%
Jim Kastama 38%
Claudia Kauffman 75%
Troy Kelley 38%
Phyllis Kenney 88%
Lynn Kessler 50%
Adam Kline 75%
Dan Kristiansen 25%
Kelli Linville 63%
Christopher Marr 63%
Marcie Maxwell 75%
Rosemary McAuliffe 50%
Robert McCaslin, Sr. 25%
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