Rating Group: Howard Jarvis Taxpayers Association

2008 Positions

Issues: Taxes

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State Office Name Party Rating
CA U.S. Senate - Jr Alex Padilla Democratic 4.2
CA U.S. House - 2 Jared Huffman Democratic 10.6
CA U.S. House - 11 Mark DeSaulnier Democratic 12.3
CA U.S. House - 26 Julia Brownley Democratic 7.7
CA U.S. House - 33 Ted Lieu Democratic 21.2
CA U.S. House - 37 Karen Bass Democratic 9.7
CA U.S. House - 46 Lou Correa Democratic 60
CA U.S. House - 47 Alan Lowenthal Democratic 3
CA State Senate - 12 Anna Caballero Democratic 15.8
CA State Senate - 25 Anthony Portantino, Jr. Democratic 7
CA Mayor - At-Large Darrell Steinberg Democratic 5.6
CA Mayor Mary Salas 9.4
CA Supervisor - 1 Paul Cook 81.4
CA Supervisor - 1 Kevin Jeffries 98.5
CA Supervisor - 5 Joe Simitian No Party Affiliation 4.7
CA Council Member - 1 Gilbert Cedillo 6.4
CA Council Member - 2 Paul Krekorian 9
CA Council Member - 9 Curren Price, Jr. 11.4
CA Council Member - 14 Kevin De Leon 9.4
CA Council Member - At-Large Cameron Smyth 93.8
CA Treasurer Fiona Ma Democratic 14.7
CA County Supervisor - 2 Joel Anderson 100
Samuel Aanestad 97
Anthony Adams 82.5
Elaine Alquist 7.4
Juan Arambula 7.9
Roy Ashburn 82.1
Jim Beall, Jr. 8.6
John Benoit 91.4
Sam Blakeslee 91.2
Charles Calderon 22.9
Ron Calderon 12.5
Amina Carter 8.3
David Cogdill 92
Ellen Corbett 6.6
Joe Coto 9.1
Dave Cox 82.8
Mike Davis 15.5
Hector De La Torre 10.5
Jeff Denham 87.5
Charles DeVore 98.7
Denise Ducheny 16
Robert Dutton 87.8
Michael Duvall 96.6
Bill Emmerson 92.8
Mike Eng 7.1
Noreen Evans 11.5
Mike Feuer 10.5
Dean Florez 6.1
Felipe Fuentes 9.7
Jean Fuller 93.3
Warren Furutani 9.8
Ted Gaines 100
Cathleen Galgiani 37.5
Martin Garrick 94.3
Loni Hancock 7.9
Tom Harman 83.4
Mary Hayashi 8.1
Ed Hernandez 11.7
Dennis Hollingsworth 98.2
Robert Huff 88.1
Dave Jones 11.5
Christine Kehoe 6.5
Mark Leno 13.5
Abel Maldonado 77.6
Tony Mendoza 16.2
Pedro Nava 9.6
Gloria Negrete McLeod 31.8
Roger Niello 90
Jenny Oropeza 8.3
Gloria Romero 6.3
George Runner, Jr. 81.1
Ira Ruskin 6.7
Lori Saldaña 14.2
Jim Silva 97
Jose Solorio 13.8
Tony Strickland 100
Audra Strickland 100
Sandré Swanson 8.8
Alberto Torrico 9.4
Van Tran 86.4
Mike Villines 90.6
Mimi Walters 100
Patricia Wiggins 8.3
Lois Wolk 11.8
Mark Wyland 92.4
Leland Yee 8.9
State Office Name Party Rating
CA U.S. Senate - Jr Alex Padilla D 4.2
CA U.S. House - 2 Jared Huffman D 10.6
CA U.S. House - 11 Mark DeSaulnier D 12.3
CA U.S. House - 26 Julia Brownley D 7.7
CA U.S. House - 33 Ted Lieu D 21.2
CA U.S. House - 37 Karen Bass D 9.7
CA U.S. House - 46 Lou Correa D 60
CA U.S. House - 47 Alan Lowenthal D 3
CA State Senate - 12 Anna Caballero D 15.8
CA State Senate - 25 Anthony Portantino, Jr. D 7
CA Mayor - At-Large Darrell Steinberg D 5.6
CA Mayor Mary Salas 9.4
CA Supervisor - 1 Paul Cook 81.4
CA Supervisor - 1 Kevin Jeffries 98.5
CA Supervisor - 5 Joe Simitian N/A 4.7
CA Council Member - 1 Gilbert Cedillo 6.4
CA Council Member - 2 Paul Krekorian 9
CA Council Member - 9 Curren Price, Jr. 11.4
CA Council Member - 14 Kevin De Leon 9.4
CA Council Member - At-Large Cameron Smyth 93.8
CA Treasurer Fiona Ma D 14.7
CA County Supervisor - 2 Joel Anderson 100
Samuel Aanestad 97
Anthony Adams 82.5
Elaine Alquist 7.4
Juan Arambula 7.9
Roy Ashburn 82.1
Jim Beall, Jr. 8.6
John Benoit 91.4
Sam Blakeslee 91.2
Charles Calderon 22.9
Ron Calderon 12.5
Amina Carter 8.3
David Cogdill 92
Ellen Corbett 6.6
Joe Coto 9.1
Dave Cox 82.8
Mike Davis 15.5
Hector De La Torre 10.5
Jeff Denham 87.5
Charles DeVore 98.7
Denise Ducheny 16
Robert Dutton 87.8
Michael Duvall 96.6
Bill Emmerson 92.8
Mike Eng 7.1
Noreen Evans 11.5
Mike Feuer 10.5
Dean Florez 6.1
Felipe Fuentes 9.7
Jean Fuller 93.3
Warren Furutani 9.8
Ted Gaines 100
Cathleen Galgiani 37.5
Martin Garrick 94.3
Loni Hancock 7.9
Tom Harman 83.4
Mary Hayashi 8.1
Ed Hernandez 11.7
Dennis Hollingsworth 98.2
Robert Huff 88.1
Dave Jones 11.5
Christine Kehoe 6.5
Mark Leno 13.5
Abel Maldonado 77.6
Tony Mendoza 16.2
Pedro Nava 9.6
Gloria Negrete McLeod 31.8
Roger Niello 90
Jenny Oropeza 8.3
Gloria Romero 6.3
George Runner, Jr. 81.1
Ira Ruskin 6.7
Lori Saldaña 14.2
Jim Silva 97
Jose Solorio 13.8
Tony Strickland 100
Audra Strickland 100
Sandré Swanson 8.8
Alberto Torrico 9.4
Van Tran 86.4
Mike Villines 90.6
Mimi Walters 100
Patricia Wiggins 8.3
Lois Wolk 11.8
Mark Wyland 92.4
Leland Yee 8.9
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