Rating Group: California Labor Federation

2018 Positions

Issues: Labor Unions

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State Office Name Party Rating
CA U.S. House - 8 Jay Obernolte Republican 10%
CA State Assembly - 2 Jim Wood Democratic 100%
CA State Assembly - 3 James Gallagher Republican 14%
CA State Assembly - 4 Cecilia Aguiar-Curry Democratic 93%
CA State Assembly - 5 Frank Bigelow Republican 14%
CA State Assembly - 6 Kevin Kiley Republican 7%
CA State Assembly - 7 Kevin McCarty Democratic 100%
CA State Assembly - 8 Ken Cooley Democratic 76%
CA State Assembly - 9 Jim Cooper Democratic 79%
CA State Assembly - 10 Marc Levine Democratic 93%
CA State Assembly - 12 Heath Flora Republican 21%
CA State Assembly - 14 Tim Grayson Democratic 90%
CA State Assembly - 19 Phil Ting Democratic 100%
CA State Assembly - 20 Bill Quirk Democratic 100%
CA State Assembly - 21 Adam Gray Democratic 79%
CA State Assembly - 22 Kevin Mullin Democratic 100%
CA State Assembly - 23 Jim Patterson Republican 17%
CA State Assembly - 24 Marc Berman Democratic 97%
CA State Assembly - 26 Devon Mathis Republican 14%
CA State Assembly - 27 Ash Kalra Democratic 100%
CA State Assembly - 28 Evan Low Democratic 97%
CA State Assembly - 29 Mark Stone Democratic 100%
CA State Assembly - 31 Joaquin Arambula Democratic 86%
CA State Assembly - 32 Rudy Salas, Jr. Democratic 86%
CA State Assembly - 34 Vince Fong Republican 14%
CA State Assembly - 35 Jordan Cunningham Republican 28%
CA State Assembly - 36 Tom Lackey Republican 28%
CA State Assembly - 39 Luz Rivas Democratic 90%
CA State Assembly - 41 Chris Holden Democratic 97%
CA State Assembly - 42 Chad Mayes Independent 24%
CA State Assembly - 43 Laura Friedman Democratic 97%
CA State Assembly - 44 Jacqui Irwin Democratic 90%
CA State Assembly - 45 Jesse Gabriel Democratic 90%
CA State Assembly - 46 Adrin Nazarian Democratic 100%
CA State Assembly - 47 Eloise Reyes Democratic 100%
CA State Assembly - 48 Blanca Rubio Democratic 83%
CA State Assembly - 50 Richard Bloom Democratic 93%
CA State Assembly - 51 Wendy Carrillo Democratic 100%
CA State Assembly - 52 Freddie Rodriguez Democratic 97%
CA State Assembly - 53 Miguel Santiago Democratic 100%
CA State Assembly - 55 Phillip Chen Republican 14%
CA State Assembly - 56 Eduardo Garcia Democratic 97%
CA State Assembly - 58 Cristina Garcia Democratic 96%
CA State Assembly - 59 Reggie Jones-Sawyer, Sr. Democratic 100%
CA State Assembly - 60 Sabrina Cervantes Democratic 90%
CA State Assembly - 61 Jose Medina Democratic 97%
CA State Assembly - 63 Anthony Rendon Democratic 100%
CA State Assembly - 64 Mike Gipson Democratic 86%
CA State Assembly - 65 Sharon Quirk-Silva Democratic 86%
CA State Assembly - 66 Al Muratsuchi Democratic 96%
CA State Assembly - 68 Steven Choi Republican 11%
CA State Assembly - 69 Tom Daly Democratic 76%
CA State Assembly - 70 Patrick O'Donnell Democratic 93%
CA State Assembly - 71 Randy Voepel Republican 10%
CA State Assembly - 72 Janet Nguyen Republican 39%
CA State Assembly - 75 Marie Waldron Republican 17%
CA State Assembly - 77 Brian Maienschein Democratic 55%
CA State Senate - 1 Brian Dahle Republican 21%
CA State Senate - 2 Mike McGuire Democratic 100%
CA State Senate - 3 Bill Dodd Democratic 96%
CA State Senate - 4 Jim Nielsen Republican 22%
CA State Senate - 5 Susan Eggman Democratic 93%
CA State Senate - 6 Richard Pan Democratic 100%
CA State Senate - 7 Steve Glazer Democratic 71%
CA State Senate - 9 Nancy Skinner Democratic 100%
CA State Senate - 10 Bob Wieckowski Democratic 100%
CA State Senate - 11 Scott Wiener Democratic 100%
CA State Senate - 12 Anna Caballero Democratic 93%
CA State Senate - 18 Robert Hertzberg Democratic 100%
CA State Senate - 19 Monique Limón Democratic 97%
CA State Senate - 20 Connie Leyva Democratic 100%
CA State Senate - 21 Scott Wilk Republican 32%
CA State Senate - 25 Anthony Portantino, Jr. Democratic 100%
CA State Senate - 26 Ben Allen Democratic 82%
CA State Senate - 27 Henry Stern Democratic 93%
CA State Senate - 28 Melissa Melendez Republican 15%
CA State Senate - 29 Josh Newman Democratic 100%
CA State Senate - 30 Sydney Kamlager Democratic 88%
CA State Senate - 31 Richard Roth Democratic 96%
CA State Senate - 35 Steven Bradford Democratic 100%
CA State Senate - 36 Pat Bates Republican 18%
CA State Senate - 39 Toni Atkins Democratic 100%
CA State Senate - 40 Ben Hueso Democratic 100%
CA Attorney General Rob Bonta Democratic 100%
CA Secretary of State Shirley Weber Democratic 93%
CA Mayor Todd Gloria 100%
CA Supervisor - 2 Holly Mitchell 100%
CA Council Member - 14 Kevin De Leon 86%
CA State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Thurmond Non-partisan 100%
CA County Supervisor - 2 Joel Anderson 14%
Dante Acosta 21%
Travis Allen 10%
Catharine Baker 31%
Jim Beall, Jr. 100%
Tom Berryhill 25%
Bill Brough 7%
Autumn Burke 97%
Ian Calderon 100%
Anthony Cannella 39%
Ling-Ling Chang 27%
State Office Name Party Rating
CA U.S. House - 8 Jay Obernolte R 10%
CA State Assembly - 2 Jim Wood D 100%
CA State Assembly - 3 James Gallagher R 14%
CA State Assembly - 4 Cecilia Aguiar-Curry D 93%
CA State Assembly - 5 Frank Bigelow R 14%
CA State Assembly - 6 Kevin Kiley R 7%
CA State Assembly - 7 Kevin McCarty D 100%
CA State Assembly - 8 Ken Cooley D 76%
CA State Assembly - 9 Jim Cooper D 79%
CA State Assembly - 10 Marc Levine D 93%
CA State Assembly - 12 Heath Flora R 21%
CA State Assembly - 14 Tim Grayson D 90%
CA State Assembly - 19 Phil Ting D 100%
CA State Assembly - 20 Bill Quirk D 100%
CA State Assembly - 21 Adam Gray D 79%
CA State Assembly - 22 Kevin Mullin D 100%
CA State Assembly - 23 Jim Patterson R 17%
CA State Assembly - 24 Marc Berman D 97%
CA State Assembly - 26 Devon Mathis R 14%
CA State Assembly - 27 Ash Kalra D 100%
CA State Assembly - 28 Evan Low D 97%
CA State Assembly - 29 Mark Stone D 100%
CA State Assembly - 31 Joaquin Arambula D 86%
CA State Assembly - 32 Rudy Salas, Jr. D 86%
CA State Assembly - 34 Vince Fong R 14%
CA State Assembly - 35 Jordan Cunningham R 28%
CA State Assembly - 36 Tom Lackey R 28%
CA State Assembly - 39 Luz Rivas D 90%
CA State Assembly - 41 Chris Holden D 97%
CA State Assembly - 42 Chad Mayes I 24%
CA State Assembly - 43 Laura Friedman D 97%
CA State Assembly - 44 Jacqui Irwin D 90%
CA State Assembly - 45 Jesse Gabriel D 90%
CA State Assembly - 46 Adrin Nazarian D 100%
CA State Assembly - 47 Eloise Reyes D 100%
CA State Assembly - 48 Blanca Rubio D 83%
CA State Assembly - 50 Richard Bloom D 93%
CA State Assembly - 51 Wendy Carrillo D 100%
CA State Assembly - 52 Freddie Rodriguez D 97%
CA State Assembly - 53 Miguel Santiago D 100%
CA State Assembly - 55 Phillip Chen R 14%
CA State Assembly - 56 Eduardo Garcia D 97%
CA State Assembly - 58 Cristina Garcia D 96%
CA State Assembly - 59 Reggie Jones-Sawyer, Sr. D 100%
CA State Assembly - 60 Sabrina Cervantes D 90%
CA State Assembly - 61 Jose Medina D 97%
CA State Assembly - 63 Anthony Rendon D 100%
CA State Assembly - 64 Mike Gipson D 86%
CA State Assembly - 65 Sharon Quirk-Silva D 86%
CA State Assembly - 66 Al Muratsuchi D 96%
CA State Assembly - 68 Steven Choi R 11%
CA State Assembly - 69 Tom Daly D 76%
CA State Assembly - 70 Patrick O'Donnell D 93%
CA State Assembly - 71 Randy Voepel R 10%
CA State Assembly - 72 Janet Nguyen R 39%
CA State Assembly - 75 Marie Waldron R 17%
CA State Assembly - 77 Brian Maienschein D 55%
CA State Senate - 1 Brian Dahle R 21%
CA State Senate - 2 Mike McGuire D 100%
CA State Senate - 3 Bill Dodd D 96%
CA State Senate - 4 Jim Nielsen R 22%
CA State Senate - 5 Susan Eggman D 93%
CA State Senate - 6 Richard Pan D 100%
CA State Senate - 7 Steve Glazer D 71%
CA State Senate - 9 Nancy Skinner D 100%
CA State Senate - 10 Bob Wieckowski D 100%
CA State Senate - 11 Scott Wiener D 100%
CA State Senate - 12 Anna Caballero D 93%
CA State Senate - 18 Robert Hertzberg D 100%
CA State Senate - 19 Monique Limón D 97%
CA State Senate - 20 Connie Leyva D 100%
CA State Senate - 21 Scott Wilk R 32%
CA State Senate - 25 Anthony Portantino, Jr. D 100%
CA State Senate - 26 Ben Allen D 82%
CA State Senate - 27 Henry Stern D 93%
CA State Senate - 28 Melissa Melendez R 15%
CA State Senate - 29 Josh Newman D 100%
CA State Senate - 30 Sydney Kamlager D 88%
CA State Senate - 31 Richard Roth D 96%
CA State Senate - 35 Steven Bradford D 100%
CA State Senate - 36 Pat Bates R 18%
CA State Senate - 39 Toni Atkins D 100%
CA State Senate - 40 Ben Hueso D 100%
CA Attorney General Rob Bonta D 100%
CA Secretary of State Shirley Weber D 93%
CA Mayor Todd Gloria 100%
CA Supervisor - 2 Holly Mitchell 100%
CA Council Member - 14 Kevin De Leon 86%
CA State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Thurmond Other 100%
CA County Supervisor - 2 Joel Anderson 14%
Dante Acosta 21%
Travis Allen 10%
Catharine Baker 31%
Jim Beall, Jr. 100%
Tom Berryhill 25%
Bill Brough 7%
Autumn Burke 97%
Ian Calderon 100%
Anthony Cannella 39%
Ling-Ling Chang 27%
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