Rating Group: Association of Washington Business

2008 Positions on Pro-Business Policy

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State Office Name Party Rating
WA U.S. House - 3 Jaime Herrera Beutler Republican 88
WA U.S. House - 4 Dan Newhouse Republican 85
WA U.S. House - 6 Derek Kilmer Democratic 30
WA State House - 3 Position 2 Timm Ormsby Democratic 31
WA State House - 7 Position 2 Joel Kretz Republican 96
WA State House - 9 Position 2 Joe Schmick Republican 92
WA State House - 15 Position 1 Bruce Chandler Republican 92
WA State House - 20 Position 2 Ed Orcutt Republican 88
WA State House - 29 Position 2 Steve Kirby Democratic 31
WA State House - 34 Position 1 Eileen Cody Democratic 32
WA State House - 37 Position 1 Sharon Tomiko Santos Democratic 35
WA State House - 38 Position 2 Mike Sells Democratic 31
WA State House - 43 Position 2 Frank Chopp Democratic 35
WA State House - 45 Position 1 Roger Goodman Democratic 31
WA State House - 45 Position 2 Larry Springer Democratic 27
WA State House - 47 Position 2 Pat Sullivan Democratic 28
WA State Senate - 2 Jim McCune Republican 88
WA State Senate - 9 Mark Schoesler Republican 91
WA State Senate - 11 Bob Hasegawa Democratic 36
WA State Senate - 13 Judy Warnick Republican 92
WA State Senate - 14 Curtis King Republican 96
WA State Senate - 15 Jim Honeyford Republican 100
WA State Senate - 21 Marko Liias Democratic 36
WA State Senate - 22 Sam Hunt Democratic 31
WA State Senate - 23 Christine Rolfes Democratic 31
WA State Senate - 24 Kevin Van De Wege Democratic 35
WA State Senate - 29 Steve Conway Democratic 31
WA State Senate - 33 Karen Keiser Democratic 23
WA State Senate - 35 Timothy Sheldon Democratic 90
WA State Senate - 42 Doug Ericksen Republican 92
WA State Senate - 43 Jamie Pedersen Democratic 31
WA Secretary of State Steve Hobbs Democratic 43
WA Council Member - 4 Jeanne Kohl-Welles 22
WA Council Member - 5 Dave Upthegrove 31
WA Council Member - 8 Joe McDermott 23
WA Commissioner - 1 Jerome Delvin 96
John Ahern 92
Gary Alexander 92
Glenn Anderson 85
Sherry Appleton 31
Mike Armstrong 88
Barbara Bailey 88
Don Barlow 31
Donald Benton 91
Jean Berkey 39
Brian Blake 46
Dale Brandland 87
Lisa Brown 24
Tom Campbell 42
Michael Carrell 91
Maralyn Chase 32
Judy Clibborn 35
Cary Condotta 92
Larry Crouse 96
Jeannie Darneille 28
Richard DeBolt 85
Mary Lou Dickerson 31
James Dunn 88
Hans Dunshee 31
Deb Eddy 35
William Eickmeyer 38
Tracey Eide 23
Mark Ericks 31
Darlene Fairley 19
Dennis Flannigan 28
Rosa Franklin 22
Karen Fraser 22
Bill Fromhold 35
Bill Grant 54
Tami Green 31
Kathy Haigh 35
Steve Hailey 100
Larry Haler 92
Shirley Hankins 77
Jim Hargrove 39
Brian Hatfield 61
Mary Haugen 52
Mike Hewitt 96
Bill Hinkle 92
Janéa Holmquist Newbry 96
Zack Hudgins 31
Ross Hunter 50
Christopher Hurst 38
Ken Jacobsen 41
Fred Jarrett 38
Ruth Kagi 35
Jim Kastama 35
Claudia Kauffman 22
Troy Kelley 42
Phyllis Kenney 32
Lynn Kessler 38
Adam Kline 22
Dan Kristiansen 92
Patricia Lantz 31
Kelli Linville 35
Liz Loomis 36
Christopher Marr 22
Rosemary McAuliffe 26
Robert McCaslin, Sr. 87
John McCoy 31
State Office Name Party Rating
WA U.S. House - 3 Jaime Herrera Beutler R 88
WA U.S. House - 4 Dan Newhouse R 85
WA U.S. House - 6 Derek Kilmer D 30
WA State House - 3 Position 2 Timm Ormsby D 31
WA State House - 7 Position 2 Joel Kretz R 96
WA State House - 9 Position 2 Joe Schmick R 92
WA State House - 15 Position 1 Bruce Chandler R 92
WA State House - 20 Position 2 Ed Orcutt R 88
WA State House - 29 Position 2 Steve Kirby D 31
WA State House - 34 Position 1 Eileen Cody D 32
WA State House - 37 Position 1 Sharon Tomiko Santos D 35
WA State House - 38 Position 2 Mike Sells D 31
WA State House - 43 Position 2 Frank Chopp D 35
WA State House - 45 Position 1 Roger Goodman D 31
WA State House - 45 Position 2 Larry Springer D 27
WA State House - 47 Position 2 Pat Sullivan D 28
WA State Senate - 2 Jim McCune R 88
WA State Senate - 9 Mark Schoesler R 91
WA State Senate - 11 Bob Hasegawa D 36
WA State Senate - 13 Judy Warnick R 92
WA State Senate - 14 Curtis King R 96
WA State Senate - 15 Jim Honeyford R 100
WA State Senate - 21 Marko Liias D 36
WA State Senate - 22 Sam Hunt D 31
WA State Senate - 23 Christine Rolfes D 31
WA State Senate - 24 Kevin Van De Wege D 35
WA State Senate - 29 Steve Conway D 31
WA State Senate - 33 Karen Keiser D 23
WA State Senate - 35 Timothy Sheldon D 90
WA State Senate - 42 Doug Ericksen R 92
WA State Senate - 43 Jamie Pedersen D 31
WA Secretary of State Steve Hobbs D 43
WA Council Member - 4 Jeanne Kohl-Welles 22
WA Council Member - 5 Dave Upthegrove 31
WA Council Member - 8 Joe McDermott 23
WA Commissioner - 1 Jerome Delvin 96
John Ahern 92
Gary Alexander 92
Glenn Anderson 85
Sherry Appleton 31
Mike Armstrong 88
Barbara Bailey 88
Don Barlow 31
Donald Benton 91
Jean Berkey 39
Brian Blake 46
Dale Brandland 87
Lisa Brown 24
Tom Campbell 42
Michael Carrell 91
Maralyn Chase 32
Judy Clibborn 35
Cary Condotta 92
Larry Crouse 96
Jeannie Darneille 28
Richard DeBolt 85
Mary Lou Dickerson 31
James Dunn 88
Hans Dunshee 31
Deb Eddy 35
William Eickmeyer 38
Tracey Eide 23
Mark Ericks 31
Darlene Fairley 19
Dennis Flannigan 28
Rosa Franklin 22
Karen Fraser 22
Bill Fromhold 35
Bill Grant 54
Tami Green 31
Kathy Haigh 35
Steve Hailey 100
Larry Haler 92
Shirley Hankins 77
Jim Hargrove 39
Brian Hatfield 61
Mary Haugen 52
Mike Hewitt 96
Bill Hinkle 92
Janéa Holmquist Newbry 96
Zack Hudgins 31
Ross Hunter 50
Christopher Hurst 38
Ken Jacobsen 41
Fred Jarrett 38
Ruth Kagi 35
Jim Kastama 35
Claudia Kauffman 22
Troy Kelley 42
Phyllis Kenney 32
Lynn Kessler 38
Adam Kline 22
Dan Kristiansen 92
Patricia Lantz 31
Kelli Linville 35
Liz Loomis 36
Christopher Marr 22
Rosemary McAuliffe 26
Robert McCaslin, Sr. 87
John McCoy 31
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