2007 Scorecard: Snapshot of the Numbers

 
Scorecard 2007 2006
Average of all Assemblymembers 58% 55%
Average Assembly Republican Score 5% 6%
Average Assembly Democrat Score 94% 87%

Perfect 100s

(Bass, Beall, Berg, Brownley, Coto, DeSaulnier, Eng, Evans, Feuer, Hayashi, Huffman, Jones, Krekorian, Laird, Leno, Levine, Lieber, Lieu, Ma, Mullin, Nava, Núñez, Price, Ruskin, Saldaña, Soto, Swanson, Torrico, Wolk)

29 21
Assembly Republicans 50% or better 0 0
Assembly Dems 50% or lower

(Parra 35%, Galgiani 30%)

2 4
Average of all Senators 59% 58%
Average Senate Republican Score 9% 6%
Average Senate Democrat Score 89% 89%
Perfect 100s

(Alquist, Corbett, Kehoe, Kuehl, Migden, Padilla, Ridley-Thomas, Romero, Scott, Steinberg, Wiggins)

11 7
Senate Republicans 50% or better 0 0
Senate Democrats 50% or lower

(Correa 38%)

1 0
Governor 63% 50%

Historical Averages

Average Assembly Scores
  1990 1995 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007
Assembly Democrats 94 85 98 83 86 94 85 86 87 94
Assembly Republicans 24 21 16 6 5 4 6 4 6 5
 
Average Senate Scores
  1990 1995 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007
Senate Democrats 84 76 98 92 92 83 87 91 89 89
Senate Republicans 34 14 11 8 4 3 1.5 5 6 9
 
Governors' Scores
  1990 1995 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007
Score 41 21 75 85 72 100 58 58 50 63
Governor Deukmejian Wilson Davis Schwarzenegger

CLCV by the numbers

Percentage of CLCV-endorsed candidates who won their elections in 2006 94%
Number of MAC calls passed through from our members to their legislators in 2007 1,259
Number of bills CLCV campaigned on in 2007 23
Number of Republican candidates for state legislative office sent an endorsement questionnaire and invited to participate in CLCV endorsement process in 2006 37
Number of above who responded 1
Number of Democratic candidates for state legislative office sent an endorsement questionnaire and invited to participate in the CLCV endorsement process in 2006 58
Number of above who responded 55

Californians’ Approval Ratings1

President Bush (September 2007) 27%
Governor Schwarzenegger (September 2005) 33%
Governor Schwarzenegger (September 2007) 50%
State Legislature (September 2005) 32%
State Legislature (September 2007) 34%

Californians’ Opinions2

78% approve of the state’s landmark global warming law AB 32
82% believe global warming is a threat to our economy and quality of life
68% support tougher pollution standards for ships, trucks and trains that transport goods
84% support spending more government money on renewable energy
52% oppose more oil drilling off our coast
54% oppose building more nuclear power plants
69% think the state is run by a few “big interests”

Americans’ Opinions on Global Warming3

72% are mostly or completely convinced global warming is happening
57% say global warming is caused by human activities
62% say we must take immediate and drastic action to reduce global warming
85% support a fuel economy standard of 35 mpg
68% favor an international treaty to reduce global warming 90 percent by 2050

Footnotes:

1 2007 Poll “Californians and Their Government” by the Public Policy Institute of California

2 2007 Poll “Californians & the Environment” by the Public Policy Institute of California

3 2007 Poll “American Opinions on Global Warming” by Yale University/Gallup/Clear Vision Institute

 
 
 

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