Rating Group: Association of Washington Business

2011 Positions

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State Office Name Party Rating
WA U.S. House - 6 Derek Kilmer Democratic 57%
WA State House - 2 Position 2 JT Wilcox Republican 91%
WA State House - 3 Position 2 Timm Ormsby Democratic 45%
WA State House - 7 Position 2 Joel Kretz Republican 91%
WA State House - 8 Position 1 Brad Klippert Republican 91%
WA State House - 9 Position 2 Joe Schmick Republican 91%
WA State House - 15 Position 1 Bruce Chandler Republican 82%
WA State House - 17 Position 2 Paul Harris Republican 73%
WA State House - 20 Position 2 Ed Orcutt Republican 91%
WA State House - 24 Position 2 Steve Tharinger Democratic 64%
WA State House - 27 Position 1 Laurie Jinkins Democratic 64%
WA State House - 29 Position 2 Steve Kirby Democratic 56%
WA State House - 32 Position 1 Cindy Ryu Democratic 55%
WA State House - 33 Position 1 Tina Orwall Democratic 50%
WA State House - 34 Position 1 Eileen Cody Democratic 64%
WA State House - 34 Position 2 Joe Fitzgibbon Democratic 55%
WA State House - 37 Position 1 Sharon Tomiko Santos Democratic 56%
WA State House - 38 Position 2 Mike Sells Democratic 55%
WA State House - 43 Position 2 Frank Chopp Democratic 64%
WA State House - 45 Position 1 Roger Goodman Democratic 55%
WA State House - 45 Position 2 Larry Springer Democratic 64%
WA State House - 47 Position 2 Pat Sullivan Democratic 64%
WA State House - 49 Position 1 Sharon Wylie Democratic 44%
WA State Senate - 1 Derek Stanford Democratic 55%
WA State Senate - 2 Jim McCune Republican 100%
WA State Senate - 3 Andy Billig Democratic 45%
WA State Senate - 7 Shelly Short Republican 91%
WA State Senate - 9 Mark Schoesler Republican 79%
WA State Senate - 11 Bob Hasegawa Democratic 36%
WA State Senate - 13 Judy Warnick Republican 91%
WA State Senate - 14 Curtis King Republican 100%
WA State Senate - 15 Jim Honeyford Republican 86%
WA State Senate - 18 Ann Rivers Republican 91%
WA State Senate - 21 Marko Liias Democratic 45%
WA State Senate - 22 Sam Hunt Democratic 45%
WA State Senate - 23 Christine Rolfes Democratic 64%
WA State Senate - 24 Kevin Van De Wege Democratic 64%
WA State Senate - 29 Steve Conway Democratic 50%
WA State Senate - 33 Karen Keiser Democratic 43%
WA State Senate - 35 Timothy Sheldon Democratic 79%
WA State Senate - 36 Reuven Carlyle Democratic 45%
WA State Senate - 43 Jamie Pedersen Democratic 55%
WA State Senate - 46 David Frockt Democratic 64%
WA Secretary of State Steve Hobbs Democratic 62%
WA Council Member - 2 Hans Zeiger Republican 91%
WA Council Member - 4 Jeanne Kohl-Welles 50%
WA Council Member - 5 Dave Upthegrove 45%
WA Commissioner - 1 Jerome Delvin 83%
WA Superintendent of Public Instruction Chris Reykdal 55%
John Ahern 91%
Gary Alexander 91%
Glenn Anderson 88%
Jan Angel 100%
Sherry Appleton 56%
Mike Armstrong 91%
Katrina Asay 91%
Barbara Bailey 91%
Michael Baumgartner 92%
Jeff Baxter 77%
Randi Becker 86%
Donald Benton 75%
Brian Blake 64%
Lisa Brown 57%
Vincent Buys 82%
Michael Carrell 77%
Maralyn Chase 43%
Judy Clibborn 60%
Cary Condotta 90%
Larry Crouse 80%
Cathy Dahlquist 91%
Bruce Dammeier 91%
Jeannie Darneille 64%
Richard DeBolt 91%
Mary Lou Dickerson 55%
Hans Dunshee 64%
Deb Eddy 70%
Tracey Eide 57%
Doug Ericksen 71%
Susan Fagan 90%
Joe Fain 86%
Fred Finn 73%
Karen Fraser 43%
Tami Green 64%
Kathy Haigh 64%
Larry Haler 91%
Jim Hargrove 64%
Mark Hargrove 82%
Nick Harper 43%
Brian Hatfield 64%
Mary Haugen 79%
Mike Hewitt 100%
Andy Hill 86%
Bill Hinkle 89%
Janéa Holmquist Newbry 79%
Mike Hope 82%
Zack Hudgins 55%
Ross Hunter 60%
Christopher Hurst 70%
Norm Johnson 80%
Ruth Kagi 64%
State Office Name Party Rating
WA U.S. House - 6 Derek Kilmer D 57%
WA State House - 2 Position 2 JT Wilcox R 91%
WA State House - 3 Position 2 Timm Ormsby D 45%
WA State House - 7 Position 2 Joel Kretz R 91%
WA State House - 8 Position 1 Brad Klippert R 91%
WA State House - 9 Position 2 Joe Schmick R 91%
WA State House - 15 Position 1 Bruce Chandler R 82%
WA State House - 17 Position 2 Paul Harris R 73%
WA State House - 20 Position 2 Ed Orcutt R 91%
WA State House - 24 Position 2 Steve Tharinger D 64%
WA State House - 27 Position 1 Laurie Jinkins D 64%
WA State House - 29 Position 2 Steve Kirby D 56%
WA State House - 32 Position 1 Cindy Ryu D 55%
WA State House - 33 Position 1 Tina Orwall D 50%
WA State House - 34 Position 1 Eileen Cody D 64%
WA State House - 34 Position 2 Joe Fitzgibbon D 55%
WA State House - 37 Position 1 Sharon Tomiko Santos D 56%
WA State House - 38 Position 2 Mike Sells D 55%
WA State House - 43 Position 2 Frank Chopp D 64%
WA State House - 45 Position 1 Roger Goodman D 55%
WA State House - 45 Position 2 Larry Springer D 64%
WA State House - 47 Position 2 Pat Sullivan D 64%
WA State House - 49 Position 1 Sharon Wylie D 44%
WA State Senate - 1 Derek Stanford D 55%
WA State Senate - 2 Jim McCune R 100%
WA State Senate - 3 Andy Billig D 45%
WA State Senate - 7 Shelly Short R 91%
WA State Senate - 9 Mark Schoesler R 79%
WA State Senate - 11 Bob Hasegawa D 36%
WA State Senate - 13 Judy Warnick R 91%
WA State Senate - 14 Curtis King R 100%
WA State Senate - 15 Jim Honeyford R 86%
WA State Senate - 18 Ann Rivers R 91%
WA State Senate - 21 Marko Liias D 45%
WA State Senate - 22 Sam Hunt D 45%
WA State Senate - 23 Christine Rolfes D 64%
WA State Senate - 24 Kevin Van De Wege D 64%
WA State Senate - 29 Steve Conway D 50%
WA State Senate - 33 Karen Keiser D 43%
WA State Senate - 35 Timothy Sheldon D 79%
WA State Senate - 36 Reuven Carlyle D 45%
WA State Senate - 43 Jamie Pedersen D 55%
WA State Senate - 46 David Frockt D 64%
WA Secretary of State Steve Hobbs D 62%
WA Council Member - 2 Hans Zeiger R 91%
WA Council Member - 4 Jeanne Kohl-Welles 50%
WA Council Member - 5 Dave Upthegrove 45%
WA Commissioner - 1 Jerome Delvin 83%
WA Superintendent of Public Instruction Chris Reykdal 55%
John Ahern 91%
Gary Alexander 91%
Glenn Anderson 88%
Jan Angel 100%
Sherry Appleton 56%
Mike Armstrong 91%
Katrina Asay 91%
Barbara Bailey 91%
Michael Baumgartner 92%
Jeff Baxter 77%
Randi Becker 86%
Donald Benton 75%
Brian Blake 64%
Lisa Brown 57%
Vincent Buys 82%
Michael Carrell 77%
Maralyn Chase 43%
Judy Clibborn 60%
Cary Condotta 90%
Larry Crouse 80%
Cathy Dahlquist 91%
Bruce Dammeier 91%
Jeannie Darneille 64%
Richard DeBolt 91%
Mary Lou Dickerson 55%
Hans Dunshee 64%
Deb Eddy 70%
Tracey Eide 57%
Doug Ericksen 71%
Susan Fagan 90%
Joe Fain 86%
Fred Finn 73%
Karen Fraser 43%
Tami Green 64%
Kathy Haigh 64%
Larry Haler 91%
Jim Hargrove 64%
Mark Hargrove 82%
Nick Harper 43%
Brian Hatfield 64%
Mary Haugen 79%
Mike Hewitt 100%
Andy Hill 86%
Bill Hinkle 89%
Janéa Holmquist Newbry 79%
Mike Hope 82%
Zack Hudgins 55%
Ross Hunter 60%
Christopher Hurst 70%
Norm Johnson 80%
Ruth Kagi 64%
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