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Rating Group: American Civil Liberties Union of Oregon

2011-2012 Positions

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State Office Name Party Rating
OR U.S. House - 1 Suzanne Bonamici Democratic 50%
OR State House - 8 Paul Holvey Democratic 40%
OR State House - 13 Nancy Nathanson Democratic 40%
OR State House - 17 Sherrie Sprenger Republican 40%
OR State House - 21 Brian Clem Democratic 20%
OR State House - 28 Jeff Barker Democratic 20%
OR State House - 31 Brad Witt Democratic 20%
OR State House - 35 Margaret Doherty Democratic 40%
OR State House - 44 Tina Kotek Democratic 60%
OR State House - 46 Alissa Keny-Guyer Democratic 0%
OR State House - 57 Greg Smith Republican 20%
OR State Senate - 4 Floyd Prozanski, Jr. Democratic 25%
OR State Senate - 5 Arnie Roblan Democratic 20%
OR State Senate - 6 Lee Beyer Democratic 25%
OR State Senate - 8 Sara Gelser Democratic 40%
OR State Senate - 9 Fred Girod Republican 25%
OR State Senate - 11 Peter Courtney Democratic 25%
OR State Senate - 12 Brian Boquist Republican 33%
OR State Senate - 13 Kim Thatcher Republican 20%
OR State Senate - 14 Mark Hass Democratic 25%
OR State Senate - 16 Betsy Johnson Democratic 25%
OR State Senate - 17 Elizabeth Steiner Hayward Democratic 0%
OR State Senate - 18 Ginny Burdick Democratic 25%
OR State Senate - 20 Alan Olsen Republican 25%
OR State Senate - 22 Lew Frederick Democratic 40%
OR State Senate - 23 Michael Dembrow Democratic 40%
OR State Senate - 25 Laurie Monnes Anderson Democratic 25%
OR State Senate - 26 Charles Thomsen Republican 25%
OR Commissioner - At-Large Kevin Cameron 20%
OR Treasurer Tobias Read Democratic 20%
OR Associate Justice of the Supreme Court - Position 4 Christopher Garrett 40%
Jason Atkinson 33%
Jules Bailey 60%
Phil Barnhart 60%
Alan Bates 25%
Cliff Bentz 20%
Vicki Berger 20%
Elizabeth Beyer 40%
Deborah Boone 40%
Katie Brewer 50%
Peter Buckley 40%
Ben Cannon 50%
Jason Conger 20%
Jean Cowan 20%
Richard Devlin 25%
Jackie Dingfelder 25%
Chris Edwards 25%
Sal Esquivel 20%
Ted Ferrioli 25%
Tim Freeman 40%
William Garrard 20%
Larry George 50%
Vic Gilliam 20%
Mitch Greenlick 40%
Bruce Hanna 20%
Chris Harker 40%
Wally Hicks 25%
Val Hoyle 40%
John Huffman 20%
Dave Hunt 20%
Bob Jenson 20%
Mark Johnson 20%
Bill Kennemer 20%
Betty Komp 20%
Wayne Krieger 20%
Jeff Kruse 25%
Shawn Lindsay 33%
Greg Matthews 20%
Mike McLane 20%
Rod Monroe 25%
Frank Morse 25%
David Nelson 25%
Mary Nolan 80%
Andy Olson 20%
Julie Parrish 20%
Dennis Richardson 25%
Diane Rosenbaum 25%
Michael Schaufler 20%
Patrick Sheehan 20%
William Shields 50%
Jefferson Smith 40%
Bruce Starr 25%
Chris Telfer 25%
Jim Thompson 25%
Carolyn Tomei 40%
Joanne Verger 0%
Matt Wand 20%
Jim Weidner 20%
Gene Whisnant 20%
Doug Whitsett 25%
Matthew Wingard 20%
Jackie Winters 25%
State Office Name Party Rating
OR U.S. House - 1 Suzanne Bonamici D 50%
OR State House - 8 Paul Holvey D 40%
OR State House - 13 Nancy Nathanson D 40%
OR State House - 17 Sherrie Sprenger R 40%
OR State House - 21 Brian Clem D 20%
OR State House - 28 Jeff Barker D 20%
OR State House - 31 Brad Witt D 20%
OR State House - 35 Margaret Doherty D 40%
OR State House - 44 Tina Kotek D 60%
OR State House - 46 Alissa Keny-Guyer D 0%
OR State House - 57 Greg Smith R 20%
OR State Senate - 4 Floyd Prozanski, Jr. D 25%
OR State Senate - 5 Arnie Roblan D 20%
OR State Senate - 6 Lee Beyer D 25%
OR State Senate - 8 Sara Gelser D 40%
OR State Senate - 9 Fred Girod R 25%
OR State Senate - 11 Peter Courtney D 25%
OR State Senate - 12 Brian Boquist R 33%
OR State Senate - 13 Kim Thatcher R 20%
OR State Senate - 14 Mark Hass D 25%
OR State Senate - 16 Betsy Johnson D 25%
OR State Senate - 17 Elizabeth Steiner Hayward D 0%
OR State Senate - 18 Ginny Burdick D 25%
OR State Senate - 20 Alan Olsen R 25%
OR State Senate - 22 Lew Frederick D 40%
OR State Senate - 23 Michael Dembrow D 40%
OR State Senate - 25 Laurie Monnes Anderson D 25%
OR State Senate - 26 Charles Thomsen R 25%
OR Commissioner - At-Large Kevin Cameron 20%
OR Treasurer Tobias Read D 20%
OR Associate Justice of the Supreme Court - Position 4 Christopher Garrett 40%
Jason Atkinson 33%
Jules Bailey 60%
Phil Barnhart 60%
Alan Bates 25%
Cliff Bentz 20%
Vicki Berger 20%
Elizabeth Beyer 40%
Deborah Boone 40%
Katie Brewer 50%
Peter Buckley 40%
Ben Cannon 50%
Jason Conger 20%
Jean Cowan 20%
Richard Devlin 25%
Jackie Dingfelder 25%
Chris Edwards 25%
Sal Esquivel 20%
Ted Ferrioli 25%
Tim Freeman 40%
William Garrard 20%
Larry George 50%
Vic Gilliam 20%
Mitch Greenlick 40%
Bruce Hanna 20%
Chris Harker 40%
Wally Hicks 25%
Val Hoyle 40%
John Huffman 20%
Dave Hunt 20%
Bob Jenson 20%
Mark Johnson 20%
Bill Kennemer 20%
Betty Komp 20%
Wayne Krieger 20%
Jeff Kruse 25%
Shawn Lindsay 33%
Greg Matthews 20%
Mike McLane 20%
Rod Monroe 25%
Frank Morse 25%
David Nelson 25%
Mary Nolan 80%
Andy Olson 20%
Julie Parrish 20%
Dennis Richardson 25%
Diane Rosenbaum 25%
Michael Schaufler 20%
Patrick Sheehan 20%
William Shields 50%
Jefferson Smith 40%
Bruce Starr 25%
Chris Telfer 25%
Jim Thompson 25%
Carolyn Tomei 40%
Joanne Verger 0%
Matt Wand 20%
Jim Weidner 20%
Gene Whisnant 20%
Doug Whitsett 25%
Matthew Wingard 20%
Jackie Winters 25%
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