Rating Group: Washington Conservative Union

2009 Cumulative Lifetime Score

Issues: Conservative

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State Office Name Party Rating
WA U.S. House - 3 Jaime Herrera Beutler Republican 82%
WA U.S. House - 6 Derek Kilmer Democratic 23%
WA State House - 3 Position 2 Timm Ormsby Democratic 4%
WA State House - 7 Position 2 Joel Kretz Republican 100%
WA State House - 8 Position 1 Brad Klippert Republican 93%
WA State House - 9 Position 2 Joe Schmick Republican 93%
WA State House - 15 Position 1 Bruce Chandler Republican 95%
WA State House - 20 Position 2 Ed Orcutt Republican 93%
WA State House - 29 Position 2 Steve Kirby Democratic 8%
WA State House - 33 Position 1 Tina Orwall Democratic 7%
WA State House - 34 Position 1 Eileen Cody Democratic 0%
WA State House - 37 Position 1 Sharon Tomiko Santos Democratic 3%
WA State House - 38 Position 2 Mike Sells Democratic 9%
WA State House - 43 Position 2 Frank Chopp Democratic 5%
WA State House - 45 Position 1 Roger Goodman Democratic 12%
WA State House - 45 Position 2 Larry Springer Democratic 7%
WA State House - 47 Position 2 Pat Sullivan Democratic 9%
WA State Senate - 2 Jim McCune Republican 83%
WA State Senate - 7 Shelly Short Republican 93%
WA State Senate - 9 Mark Schoesler Republican 95%
WA State Senate - 11 Bob Hasegawa Democratic 4%
WA State Senate - 13 Judy Warnick Republican 95%
WA State Senate - 14 Curtis King Republican 83%
WA State Senate - 15 Jim Honeyford Republican 96%
WA State Senate - 21 Marko Liias Democratic 7%
WA State Senate - 22 Sam Hunt Democratic 1%
WA State Senate - 23 Christine Rolfes Democratic 7%
WA State Senate - 24 Kevin Van De Wege Democratic 17%
WA State Senate - 29 Steve Conway Democratic 6%
WA State Senate - 33 Karen Keiser Democratic 13%
WA State Senate - 35 Timothy Sheldon Democratic 81%
WA State Senate - 36 Reuven Carlyle Democratic 7%
WA State Senate - 42 Doug Ericksen Republican 88%
WA State Senate - 43 Jamie Pedersen Democratic 2%
WA Secretary of State Steve Hobbs Democratic 14%
WA Council Member - 4 Jeanne Kohl-Welles 2%
WA Council Member - 5 Dave Upthegrove 4%
WA Council Member - 8 Joe McDermott 1%
WA Commissioner - 1 Jerome Delvin 92%
Gary Alexander 92%
Glenn Anderson 85%
Jan Angel 67%
Sherry Appleton 7%
Mike Armstrong 84%
Barbara Bailey 88%
Randi Becker 87%
Donald Benton 85%
Jean Berkey 15%
Brian Blake 11%
Dale Brandland 84%
Lisa Brown 7%
Tom Campbell 42%
Michael Carrell 85%
Maralyn Chase 3%
Judy Clibborn 6%
Cary Condotta 94%
Don Cox 93%
Larry Crouse 97%
Bruce Dammeier 67%
Jeannie Darneille 3%
Richard DeBolt 90%
Mary Lou Dickerson 3%
John Driscoll 20%
Hans Dunshee 4%
Deb Eddy 12%
Tracey Eide 15%
Mark Ericks 4%
Darlene Fairley 2%
Fred Finn 0%
Dennis Flannigan 4%
Rosa Franklin 11%
Karen Fraser 7%
Laura Grant-Herriot 47%
Tami Green 14%
Kathy Haigh 6%
Larry Haler 74%
Jim Hargrove 49%
Brian Hatfield 30%
Mary Haugen 27%
Mike Hewitt 95%
Bill Hinkle 92%
Janéa Holmquist Newbry 94%
Mike Hope 69%
Zack Hudgins 4%
Ross Hunter 9%
Christopher Hurst 20%
Jim Jacks 0%
Ken Jacobsen 11%
Fred Jarrett 33%
Norm Johnson 73%
Ruth Kagi 2%
Jim Kastama 19%
Claudia Kauffman 12%
Troy Kelley 24%
Phyllis Kenney 3%
Lynn Kessler 11%
Adam Kline 4%
Dan Kristiansen 98%
Kelli Linville 11%
Christopher Marr 19%
State Office Name Party Rating
WA U.S. House - 3 Jaime Herrera Beutler R 82%
WA U.S. House - 6 Derek Kilmer D 23%
WA State House - 3 Position 2 Timm Ormsby D 4%
WA State House - 7 Position 2 Joel Kretz R 100%
WA State House - 8 Position 1 Brad Klippert R 93%
WA State House - 9 Position 2 Joe Schmick R 93%
WA State House - 15 Position 1 Bruce Chandler R 95%
WA State House - 20 Position 2 Ed Orcutt R 93%
WA State House - 29 Position 2 Steve Kirby D 8%
WA State House - 33 Position 1 Tina Orwall D 7%
WA State House - 34 Position 1 Eileen Cody D 0%
WA State House - 37 Position 1 Sharon Tomiko Santos D 3%
WA State House - 38 Position 2 Mike Sells D 9%
WA State House - 43 Position 2 Frank Chopp D 5%
WA State House - 45 Position 1 Roger Goodman D 12%
WA State House - 45 Position 2 Larry Springer D 7%
WA State House - 47 Position 2 Pat Sullivan D 9%
WA State Senate - 2 Jim McCune R 83%
WA State Senate - 7 Shelly Short R 93%
WA State Senate - 9 Mark Schoesler R 95%
WA State Senate - 11 Bob Hasegawa D 4%
WA State Senate - 13 Judy Warnick R 95%
WA State Senate - 14 Curtis King R 83%
WA State Senate - 15 Jim Honeyford R 96%
WA State Senate - 21 Marko Liias D 7%
WA State Senate - 22 Sam Hunt D 1%
WA State Senate - 23 Christine Rolfes D 7%
WA State Senate - 24 Kevin Van De Wege D 17%
WA State Senate - 29 Steve Conway D 6%
WA State Senate - 33 Karen Keiser D 13%
WA State Senate - 35 Timothy Sheldon D 81%
WA State Senate - 36 Reuven Carlyle D 7%
WA State Senate - 42 Doug Ericksen R 88%
WA State Senate - 43 Jamie Pedersen D 2%
WA Secretary of State Steve Hobbs D 14%
WA Council Member - 4 Jeanne Kohl-Welles 2%
WA Council Member - 5 Dave Upthegrove 4%
WA Council Member - 8 Joe McDermott 1%
WA Commissioner - 1 Jerome Delvin 92%
Gary Alexander 92%
Glenn Anderson 85%
Jan Angel 67%
Sherry Appleton 7%
Mike Armstrong 84%
Barbara Bailey 88%
Randi Becker 87%
Donald Benton 85%
Jean Berkey 15%
Brian Blake 11%
Dale Brandland 84%
Lisa Brown 7%
Tom Campbell 42%
Michael Carrell 85%
Maralyn Chase 3%
Judy Clibborn 6%
Cary Condotta 94%
Don Cox 93%
Larry Crouse 97%
Bruce Dammeier 67%
Jeannie Darneille 3%
Richard DeBolt 90%
Mary Lou Dickerson 3%
John Driscoll 20%
Hans Dunshee 4%
Deb Eddy 12%
Tracey Eide 15%
Mark Ericks 4%
Darlene Fairley 2%
Fred Finn 0%
Dennis Flannigan 4%
Rosa Franklin 11%
Karen Fraser 7%
Laura Grant-Herriot 47%
Tami Green 14%
Kathy Haigh 6%
Larry Haler 74%
Jim Hargrove 49%
Brian Hatfield 30%
Mary Haugen 27%
Mike Hewitt 95%
Bill Hinkle 92%
Janéa Holmquist Newbry 94%
Mike Hope 69%
Zack Hudgins 4%
Ross Hunter 9%
Christopher Hurst 20%
Jim Jacks 0%
Ken Jacobsen 11%
Fred Jarrett 33%
Norm Johnson 73%
Ruth Kagi 2%
Jim Kastama 19%
Claudia Kauffman 12%
Troy Kelley 24%
Phyllis Kenney 3%
Lynn Kessler 11%
Adam Kline 4%
Dan Kristiansen 98%
Kelli Linville 11%
Christopher Marr 19%
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