Rating Group: Principles of Liberty

2016 Positions

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State Office Name Party Rating
CO Lieutenant Governor Dianne Primavera Democratic 24%
CO State House - 1 Susan Lontine Democratic 27%
CO State House - 2 Alec Garnett Democratic 33%
CO State House - 20 Terri Carver Republican 80%
CO State House - 43 Kevin Van Winkle Republican 92%
CO State House - 44 Kim Ransom Republican 98%
CO State House - 45 Patrick Neville Republican 99%
CO State House - 46 Daneya Esgar Democratic 25%
CO State Senate - 1 Jerry Sonnenberg Republican 87%
CO State Senate - 3 Leroy Garcia, Jr. Democratic 43%
CO State Senate - 5 Kerry Donovan Democratic 41%
CO State Senate - 6 Don Coram Republican 71%
CO State Senate - 7 Bob Scott Republican 75%
CO State Senate - 8 Bob Rankin Republican 61%
CO State Senate - 9 Paul Lundeen Republican 85%
CO State Senate - 11 Pete Lee Democratic 29%
CO State Senate - 13 John Cooke III Republican 59%
CO State Senate - 14 Joann Ginal Democratic 26%
CO State Senate - 20 Jessie Danielson Democratic 25%
CO State Senate - 21 Dominick Moreno Democratic 24%
CO State Senate - 22 Brittany Pettersen Democratic 26%
CO State Senate - 24 Faith Winter Democratic 30%
CO State Senate - 25 Kevin Priola Republican 52%
CO State Senate - 28 Janet Buckner Democratic 28%
CO State Senate - 29 Rhonda Fields Democratic 27%
CO State Senate - 30 Chris Holbert Republican 85%
CO Mayor - At-Large Jeni Arndt Democratic 31%
CO Commissioner - 1 John Kefalas 39%
CO Commissioner - 1 Tracy Kraft-Tharp 29%
CO Commissioner - 2 Andy Kerr 33%
CO Commissioner - 3 Lori Saine 96%
CO Commissioner - At-Large Perry Buck 94%
CO Commissioner Matt Jones 27%
CO Treasurer Dave Young Democratic 27%
Irene Aguilar 35%
Randy Baumgardner 83%
Jon Becker 82%
KC Becker 31%
J. Brown 62%
Bill Cadman 47%
Morgan Carroll 39%
Kathleen Conti 66%
Lois Court 32%
Larry Crowder 50%
Brian DelGrosso 82%
Tim Dore 72%
Crisanta Duran 26%
Justin Everett 99%
Mike Foote 30%
Kevin Grantham 62%
Lucia Guzman 35%
Millie Hamner 26%
Rollie Heath II 37%
Owen Hill 76%
Mary Hodge 41%
Dickey Lee Hullinghorst 27%
Steve Humphrey 97%
Cheri Jahn 43%
Mike Johnston 34%
Janak Joshi 91%
Daniel Kagan 30%
Gordon Klingenschmitt 92%
Kent Lambert 80%
Lois Landgraf 77%
Polly Lawrence 80%
Steve Lebsock 31%
Tim Leonard 95%
Kevin Lundberg 69%
Vicki Marble 95%
Beth Martinez Humenik 48%
Beth McCann 27%
Jovan Melton 28%
Michael Merrifield 39%
Diane Mitsch Bush 26%
Clarice Navarro 89%
Tim Neville 92%
Linda Newell 36%
Dan Nordberg 88%
Daniel Pabon 33%
Ellen Roberts 52%
Paul Rosenthal 31%
Kit Roupe 54%
Su Ryden 26%
Joseph Salazar 28%
Mark Scheffel 52%
Lang Sias 79%
Jonathan Singer 26%
Pat Steadman 43%
Jack Tate 64%
Daniel Thurlow 67%
Nancy Todd 37%
Max Tyler 24%
Jessie Ulibarri 26%
Ed Vigil 28%
Yeulin Willett 77%
Angela Williams 31%
Jim Wilson 70%
JoAnn Windholz 72%
Cole Wist 85%
Laura Woods 64%
State Office Name Party Rating
CO Lieutenant Governor Dianne Primavera D 24%
CO State House - 1 Susan Lontine D 27%
CO State House - 2 Alec Garnett D 33%
CO State House - 20 Terri Carver R 80%
CO State House - 43 Kevin Van Winkle R 92%
CO State House - 44 Kim Ransom R 98%
CO State House - 45 Patrick Neville R 99%
CO State House - 46 Daneya Esgar D 25%
CO State Senate - 1 Jerry Sonnenberg R 87%
CO State Senate - 3 Leroy Garcia, Jr. D 43%
CO State Senate - 5 Kerry Donovan D 41%
CO State Senate - 6 Don Coram R 71%
CO State Senate - 7 Bob Scott R 75%
CO State Senate - 8 Bob Rankin R 61%
CO State Senate - 9 Paul Lundeen R 85%
CO State Senate - 11 Pete Lee D 29%
CO State Senate - 13 John Cooke III R 59%
CO State Senate - 14 Joann Ginal D 26%
CO State Senate - 20 Jessie Danielson D 25%
CO State Senate - 21 Dominick Moreno D 24%
CO State Senate - 22 Brittany Pettersen D 26%
CO State Senate - 24 Faith Winter D 30%
CO State Senate - 25 Kevin Priola R 52%
CO State Senate - 28 Janet Buckner D 28%
CO State Senate - 29 Rhonda Fields D 27%
CO State Senate - 30 Chris Holbert R 85%
CO Mayor - At-Large Jeni Arndt D 31%
CO Commissioner - 1 John Kefalas 39%
CO Commissioner - 1 Tracy Kraft-Tharp 29%
CO Commissioner - 2 Andy Kerr 33%
CO Commissioner - 3 Lori Saine 96%
CO Commissioner - At-Large Perry Buck 94%
CO Commissioner Matt Jones 27%
CO Treasurer Dave Young D 27%
Irene Aguilar 35%
Randy Baumgardner 83%
Jon Becker 82%
KC Becker 31%
J. Brown 62%
Bill Cadman 47%
Morgan Carroll 39%
Kathleen Conti 66%
Lois Court 32%
Larry Crowder 50%
Brian DelGrosso 82%
Tim Dore 72%
Crisanta Duran 26%
Justin Everett 99%
Mike Foote 30%
Kevin Grantham 62%
Lucia Guzman 35%
Millie Hamner 26%
Rollie Heath II 37%
Owen Hill 76%
Mary Hodge 41%
Dickey Lee Hullinghorst 27%
Steve Humphrey 97%
Cheri Jahn 43%
Mike Johnston 34%
Janak Joshi 91%
Daniel Kagan 30%
Gordon Klingenschmitt 92%
Kent Lambert 80%
Lois Landgraf 77%
Polly Lawrence 80%
Steve Lebsock 31%
Tim Leonard 95%
Kevin Lundberg 69%
Vicki Marble 95%
Beth Martinez Humenik 48%
Beth McCann 27%
Jovan Melton 28%
Michael Merrifield 39%
Diane Mitsch Bush 26%
Clarice Navarro 89%
Tim Neville 92%
Linda Newell 36%
Dan Nordberg 88%
Daniel Pabon 33%
Ellen Roberts 52%
Paul Rosenthal 31%
Kit Roupe 54%
Su Ryden 26%
Joseph Salazar 28%
Mark Scheffel 52%
Lang Sias 79%
Jonathan Singer 26%
Pat Steadman 43%
Jack Tate 64%
Daniel Thurlow 67%
Nancy Todd 37%
Max Tyler 24%
Jessie Ulibarri 26%
Ed Vigil 28%
Yeulin Willett 77%
Angela Williams 31%
Jim Wilson 70%
JoAnn Windholz 72%
Cole Wist 85%
Laura Woods 64%
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