Rating Group: Capitol Weekly

2008 Positions on Liberal Issues

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State Office Name Party Rating
CA U.S. Senate - Jr Alex Padilla Democratic 97
CA U.S. House - 1 Doug LaMalfa Republican 0
CA U.S. House - 2 Jared Huffman Democratic 100
CA U.S. House - 4 Tom McClintock Republican 5
CA U.S. House - 11 Mark DeSaulnier Democratic 100
CA U.S. House - 26 Julia Brownley Democratic 100
CA U.S. House - 33 Ted Lieu Democratic 87
CA U.S. House - 37 Karen Bass Democratic 100
CA U.S. House - 46 Lou Correa Democratic 47
CA U.S. House - 47 Alan Lowenthal Democratic 95
CA State Senate - 12 Anna Caballero Democratic 97
CA State Senate - 17 John Laird Democratic 100
CA State Senate - 25 Anthony Portantino, Jr. Democratic 91
CA Mayor - At-Large Darrell Steinberg Democratic 100
CA Mayor Mary Salas 94
CA Supervisor - 1 Paul Cook 19
CA Supervisor - 3 Sheila Kuehl 95
CA Supervisor - 5 Joe Simitian No Party Affiliation 94
CA Council Member - 1 Gilbert Cedillo 100
CA Council Member - 2 Paul Krekorian 97
CA Council Member - 9 Curren Price, Jr. 87
CA Council Member - 10 Mark Ridley-Thomas 97
CA Council Member - 14 Kevin De Leon 94
CA Council Member - At-Large Sally Lieber Democratic 100
CA Council Member - At-Large Cameron Smyth 10
CA Council Member Alan Nakanishi 10
CA Treasurer Fiona Ma Democratic 100
CA County Supervisor - 2 Joel Anderson 0
OR Council Member - At-Large Kevin Jeffries 0
Samuel Aanestad 10
Richard Ackerman 2
Anthony Adams 7
Gregory Aghazarian 19
Elaine Alquist 100
Juan Arambula 59
Roy Ashburn 12
James Battin 0
Jim Beall, Jr. 100
John Benoit 2
Patty Berg 100
Tom Berryhill 10
Sam Blakeslee 2
Charles Calderon 60
Ron Calderon 67
Amina Carter 82
David Cogdill 0
Ellen Corbett 100
Joe Coto 100
Dave Cox 5
Mike Davis 97
Hector De La Torre 91
Jeff Denham 5
Charles DeVore 7
Denise Ducheny 73
Robert Dutton 7
Michael Duvall 4
Mervyn Dymally 94
Bill Emmerson 19
Mike Eng 97
Noreen Evans 100
Mike Feuer 95
Dean Florez 72
Felipe Fuentes 94
Jean Fuller 2
Ted Gaines 0
Cathleen Galgiani 51
Bonnie Garcia 13
Martin Garrick 2
Loni Hancock 100
Tom Harman 5
Mary Hayashi 97
Ed Hernandez 94
Dennis Hollingsworth 0
Shirley Horton 22
Guy Houston 13
Robert Huff 12
Dave Jones 100
Betty Karnette 100
Richard Keene 2
Christine Kehoe 100
Mark Leno 97
Lloyd Levine 97
Michael Machado 67
Abel Maldonado 20
Bob Margett 5
Bill Maze 0
Tony Mendoza 94
Carole Migden 100
Eugene Mullin 100
Pedro Nava 94
Gloria Negrete McLeod 78
Roger Niello 5
Fabian Núñez 94
Jenny Oropeza 89
Nicole Parra 52
Don Perata 100
George Plescia 15
Gloria Romero 97
George Runner, Jr. 7
Ira Ruskin 97
State Office Name Party Rating
CA U.S. Senate - Jr Alex Padilla D 97
CA U.S. House - 1 Doug LaMalfa R 0
CA U.S. House - 2 Jared Huffman D 100
CA U.S. House - 4 Tom McClintock R 5
CA U.S. House - 11 Mark DeSaulnier D 100
CA U.S. House - 26 Julia Brownley D 100
CA U.S. House - 33 Ted Lieu D 87
CA U.S. House - 37 Karen Bass D 100
CA U.S. House - 46 Lou Correa D 47
CA U.S. House - 47 Alan Lowenthal D 95
CA State Senate - 12 Anna Caballero D 97
CA State Senate - 17 John Laird D 100
CA State Senate - 25 Anthony Portantino, Jr. D 91
CA Mayor - At-Large Darrell Steinberg D 100
CA Mayor Mary Salas 94
CA Supervisor - 1 Paul Cook 19
CA Supervisor - 3 Sheila Kuehl 95
CA Supervisor - 5 Joe Simitian N/A 94
CA Council Member - 1 Gilbert Cedillo 100
CA Council Member - 2 Paul Krekorian 97
CA Council Member - 9 Curren Price, Jr. 87
CA Council Member - 10 Mark Ridley-Thomas 97
CA Council Member - 14 Kevin De Leon 94
CA Council Member - At-Large Sally Lieber D 100
CA Council Member - At-Large Cameron Smyth 10
CA Council Member Alan Nakanishi 10
CA Treasurer Fiona Ma D 100
CA County Supervisor - 2 Joel Anderson 0
OR Council Member - At-Large Kevin Jeffries 0
Samuel Aanestad 10
Richard Ackerman 2
Anthony Adams 7
Gregory Aghazarian 19
Elaine Alquist 100
Juan Arambula 59
Roy Ashburn 12
James Battin 0
Jim Beall, Jr. 100
John Benoit 2
Patty Berg 100
Tom Berryhill 10
Sam Blakeslee 2
Charles Calderon 60
Ron Calderon 67
Amina Carter 82
David Cogdill 0
Ellen Corbett 100
Joe Coto 100
Dave Cox 5
Mike Davis 97
Hector De La Torre 91
Jeff Denham 5
Charles DeVore 7
Denise Ducheny 73
Robert Dutton 7
Michael Duvall 4
Mervyn Dymally 94
Bill Emmerson 19
Mike Eng 97
Noreen Evans 100
Mike Feuer 95
Dean Florez 72
Felipe Fuentes 94
Jean Fuller 2
Ted Gaines 0
Cathleen Galgiani 51
Bonnie Garcia 13
Martin Garrick 2
Loni Hancock 100
Tom Harman 5
Mary Hayashi 97
Ed Hernandez 94
Dennis Hollingsworth 0
Shirley Horton 22
Guy Houston 13
Robert Huff 12
Dave Jones 100
Betty Karnette 100
Richard Keene 2
Christine Kehoe 100
Mark Leno 97
Lloyd Levine 97
Michael Machado 67
Abel Maldonado 20
Bob Margett 5
Bill Maze 0
Tony Mendoza 94
Carole Migden 100
Eugene Mullin 100
Pedro Nava 94
Gloria Negrete McLeod 78
Roger Niello 5
Fabian Núñez 94
Jenny Oropeza 89
Nicole Parra 52
Don Perata 100
George Plescia 15
Gloria Romero 97
George Runner, Jr. 7
Ira Ruskin 97
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