Rating Group: PawPAC - California's Political Action Committee for Animals

2001 Positions on Animal Protection

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State Office Name Party Rating
CA U.S. House - 4 Tom McClintock Republican F
CA U.S. House - 14 Jackie Speier Democratic A
CA U.S. House - 16 Jim Costa Democratic D
CA U.S. House - 27 Judy Chu Democratic A+
CA U.S. House - 29 Tony Cárdenas Democratic A
CA U.S. House - 46 Lou Correa Democratic B
CA U.S. House - 47 Alan Lowenthal Democratic A+
CA U.S. House - 51 Juan Vargas Democratic A+
CA State Senate - 18 Robert Hertzberg Democratic A
CA State Senate - 36 Pat Bates Republican B
CA Mayor - At-Large Darrell Steinberg Democratic A+
CA Supervisor - 3 Wilma Chan A+
CA Supervisor - 3 Sheila Kuehl A+
CA Supervisor - 5 Bruce McPherson B
CA Supervisor - 5 Joe Simitian No Party Affiliation A+
CA Council Member - 1 Gilbert Cedillo A+
CA Council Member - 5 Paul Koretz A+
Samuel Aanestad D
Richard Ackerman F
Richard Alarcón A
Deirdre Alpert A
Elaine Alquist A+
Dion Aroner A+
Roy Ashburn F
James Battin D
Russell Bogh D
Debra Bowen A+
Mike Briggs D
James Brulte D
John Burton A+
Thomas Calderon A+
Bill Campbell F
John Campbell III F
Joseph Canciamilla A+
Dennis Cardoza B
Edward Chavez A+
Wesley Chesbro A
David Cogdill F
Rebecca Cohn B
Ellen Corbett A+
Dave Cox C
Lynn Daucher D
Manny Diaz A
Richard Dickerson D
Joe Dunn A
John Anthony Dutra A+
Martha Escutia A+
Liz Figueroa A+
Marco Antonio Firebaugh A+
Dean Florez B
Dario Frommer A
Jackie Goldberg A+
Tom Harman B
Sally Havice A+
Ray Haynes, Jr. F
Dennis Hollingsworth F
Jerome Horton A+
Hannah-Beth Jackson A+
K. Maurice Johannessen D
Ross Johnson F
Betty Karnette A
Fred Keeley A+
Christine Kehoe A+
David Kelley C
William Knight F
Jay La Suer D
Lynne Leach C
Bill Leonard F
Robert Leslie F
Carol Liu A+
John Longville A+
Michael Machado C
Ken Maddox B
Abel Maldonado B
Bob Margett D
Barbara Matthews B
Carole Migden A+
Dick Monteith F
William Phillip Morrow F
Dennis Lee Mountjoy F
Kevin Murray A+
George Nakano A+
Joseph Nation A+
Gloria Negrete McLeod A+
Jack O'Connell A
Thomas Oller F
Jenny Oropeza A+
Deborah Ortiz A
Robert Pacheco B
Rod Pacheco F
Louis Papan A
Fran Pavley A+
Steve Peace B
Don Perata B
Anthony Pescetti D
Richard Polanco A
Charles Poochigian F
Sarah Reyes B
Keith Stuart Richman C
Gloria Romero A
State Office Name Party Rating
CA U.S. House - 4 Tom McClintock R F
CA U.S. House - 14 Jackie Speier D A
CA U.S. House - 16 Jim Costa D D
CA U.S. House - 27 Judy Chu D A+
CA U.S. House - 29 Tony Cárdenas D A
CA U.S. House - 46 Lou Correa D B
CA U.S. House - 47 Alan Lowenthal D A+
CA U.S. House - 51 Juan Vargas D A+
CA State Senate - 18 Robert Hertzberg D A
CA State Senate - 36 Pat Bates R B
CA Mayor - At-Large Darrell Steinberg D A+
CA Supervisor - 3 Wilma Chan A+
CA Supervisor - 3 Sheila Kuehl A+
CA Supervisor - 5 Bruce McPherson B
CA Supervisor - 5 Joe Simitian N/A A+
CA Council Member - 1 Gilbert Cedillo A+
CA Council Member - 5 Paul Koretz A+
Samuel Aanestad D
Richard Ackerman F
Richard Alarcón A
Deirdre Alpert A
Elaine Alquist A+
Dion Aroner A+
Roy Ashburn F
James Battin D
Russell Bogh D
Debra Bowen A+
Mike Briggs D
James Brulte D
John Burton A+
Thomas Calderon A+
Bill Campbell F
John Campbell III F
Joseph Canciamilla A+
Dennis Cardoza B
Edward Chavez A+
Wesley Chesbro A
David Cogdill F
Rebecca Cohn B
Ellen Corbett A+
Dave Cox C
Lynn Daucher D
Manny Diaz A
Richard Dickerson D
Joe Dunn A
John Anthony Dutra A+
Martha Escutia A+
Liz Figueroa A+
Marco Antonio Firebaugh A+
Dean Florez B
Dario Frommer A
Jackie Goldberg A+
Tom Harman B
Sally Havice A+
Ray Haynes, Jr. F
Dennis Hollingsworth F
Jerome Horton A+
Hannah-Beth Jackson A+
K. Maurice Johannessen D
Ross Johnson F
Betty Karnette A
Fred Keeley A+
Christine Kehoe A+
David Kelley C
William Knight F
Jay La Suer D
Lynne Leach C
Bill Leonard F
Robert Leslie F
Carol Liu A+
John Longville A+
Michael Machado C
Ken Maddox B
Abel Maldonado B
Bob Margett D
Barbara Matthews B
Carole Migden A+
Dick Monteith F
William Phillip Morrow F
Dennis Lee Mountjoy F
Kevin Murray A+
George Nakano A+
Joseph Nation A+
Gloria Negrete McLeod A+
Jack O'Connell A
Thomas Oller F
Jenny Oropeza A+
Deborah Ortiz A
Robert Pacheco B
Rod Pacheco F
Louis Papan A
Fran Pavley A+
Steve Peace B
Don Perata B
Anthony Pescetti D
Richard Polanco A
Charles Poochigian F
Sarah Reyes B
Keith Stuart Richman C
Gloria Romero A
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