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Hard Choices,
by Hillary Clinton (2014)
Crippled America ,
by Donald J. Trump (2015)
Trump vs. Hillary On The Issues ,
by Jesse Gordon (2016)
Outsider in the White House,
by Bernie Sanders (2015)
American Dreams,
by Marco Rubio (2015)
Taking a Stand,
by Rand Paul (2015)
Unintimidated,
by Scott Walker (2013)
A Time for Truth,
by Ted Cruz (2015)
One Nation,
by Ben Carson (2014)
Trump/Pence vs. Clinton/Kaine On the Issues ,
by Jesse Gordon (2016)
Living History ,
by Hillary Rodham Clinton (2003)
Between Hope and History ,
by Bill Clinton (1996)
In Harm’s Way ,
by Dr. Jill Stein (2000)
Democrat vs. Republican vs. Green vs. Libertarian,
Four Party's Presidential Nominees On The Issues (2016)
Books by and about 2012 presidential candidates
Ten Letters
about Pres. Barack Obama (2011)
Do Not Ask What Good We Do
about Rep. Paul Ryan (2012)

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Legislative voting records for California House and Senate


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    from CA legislative records (number of quotes indicated):
  • Arnold Schwarzenegger (1) California Former Republican Governor (2003-2010)
  • Jerry Brown (16) California Democratic Governor
  • Jimmy Gomez (17) Democrat U.S. Rep California-34
  • Kamala Harris (1) Democratic Senate candidate California
  • Lou Correa (3) Democrat U.S. Rep California- 46
  • Mark DeSaulnier (13) Democratic House Member U.S. Rep California- 11
  • Mimi Walters (13) Republican House Member U.S. Rep California- 45
  • Norma Torres (14) Democratic House Member U.S. Rep California- 35
  • Rocky Chavez (13) Republican Senate candidate California
  • Steve Knight (12) Republican House Member U.S. Rep California- 25
  • Ted Lieu (12) Democratic House Member U.S. Rep California- 33
    OR click on an issue category below for a subset.

    California state legislative voting records, including these candidates:

  • CA-D Lou Correa - Elected 2016 to U.S. House
    Member of the California State Senate, District 34, 2006-2014
    Member of the California State Assembly, District 69, 1999-2004

  • CA-R Rocky Chavez - 2016 candidate for U.S. Senate
    Member of the California State Assembly from the 76th district; Assumed office 2012

  • CA-D Mark DeSaulnier - Elected to US House in 2015
    Member of the California State Senate from the 7th district In office 2008–2015
    Member of the California State Assembly from the 11th district In office 2006–2008

  • CA-R Steve Knight - Elected to US House in 2015
    Member of the California State Senate from the 21st district In office 2012-2015
    Member of the California State Assembly from the 36th district In office 2008-2012

  • CA-D Norma Torres - Elected to US House in 2015
    Member of the California State Senate from the 32nd district In office 2013-2014
    Member of the California State Assembly from the 52nd district 2012-2013
    Member of the California State Assembly from the 61st district 2008-2012

  • CA-R Mimi Walters - Elected to US House in 2015
    Member of the California State Senate from the 37th district 2008-2015
    Member of the California State Assembly from the 73rd district 2004-2008

  • CA-D Ted Lieu - Elected to US House in 2015
    Member of the California State Senate from the 28th district 2011-2014
    Member of the California State Assembly from the 53rd district 2005-2010

  • CA-D Delaine Eastin - State Superintendent of Schools; candidate for Governor 2018
    Member of the California State Assembly 1986-1994

  • CA-R Travis Allen - Candidate for Governor, 2018
    Member of the California State Assembly sinec 2013

 OnTheIssues.org excerpts:  (click on issues for details)
Abortion
    Jerry Brown: Allow nurses to perform non-surgical abortions.
    Jimmy Gomez: Allow nurses to perform non-surgical abortions.
    Rocky Chavez: Voted NO on nurses performing non-surgical abortions.
    Mark DeSaulnier: Allow nurses to perform non-surgical abortions.
    Mimi Walters: Voted NO on nurses performing non-surgical abortions.
    Norma Torres: Allow nurses to perform non-surgical abortions.
    Steve Knight: Voted NO on nurses performing non-surgical abortions.
    Ted Lieu: Allow nurses to perform non-surgical abortions.
Civil Rights
    Norma Torres: Recognize out-of-state same-sex marriages.
    Jerry Brown: Eliminate "gay panic" tactic for criminal defendants.
    Jimmy Gomez: Eliminate "gay panic" tactic for criminal defendants.
    Kamala Harris: Eliminate "gay panic" tactic for criminal defendants.
    Lou Correa: Eliminate "gay panic" tactic for criminal defendants.
    Jerry Brown: Prohibit sexual orientation conversion therapy.
    Mark DeSaulnier: Prohibit sexual orientation conversion therapy.
    Mimi Walters: Voted NO on prohibiting sexual orientation repair therapy.
    Norma Torres: Prohibit sexual orientation conversion therapy.
    Ted Lieu: Prohibit sexual orientation conversion therapy.
    Steve Knight: Voted NO on prohibiting sexual orientation repair therapy.
Drugs
    Norma Torres: Food stamps for drug felons; immunity for reporting overdose.
    Jerry Brown: Vetoed reducing drug possession from felony to misdemeanor.
    Mark DeSaulnier: Reduce drug possession from felony to misdemeanor.
    Mimi Walters: Voted NO on reducing possession from felony to misdemeanor.
    Norma Torres: Reduce drug possession from felony to misdemeanor.
    Steve Knight: Voted NO on reducing possession from felony to misdemeanor.
    Ted Lieu: Reduce drug possession from felony to misdemeanor.
    Jimmy Gomez: Reduce drug possession from felony to misdemeanor.
    Rocky Chavez: Reduce drug possession from felony to misdemeanor.
Education
    Jerry Brown: Allow bilingual education in public schools.
    Mark DeSaulnier: Allow bilingual education in public schools.
    Mimi Walters: Voted NO on bilingual education in public schools.
    Norma Torres: Allow bilingual education in public schools.
    Steve Knight: Voted NO on bilingual education in public schools.
    Ted Lieu: Allow bilingual education in public schools.
    Jimmy Gomez: Allow bilingual education in public schools.
    Rocky Chavez: Voted NO on bilingual education in public schools.
    Jerry Brown: Replace school achievement testing with progress testing.
    Jimmy Gomez: Replace school achievement testing with progress testing.
    Rocky Chavez: Replace school achievement testing with progress testing.
    Mark DeSaulnier: Replace school achievement testing with progress testing.
    Norma Torres: Replace school achievement testing with progress testing.
    Ted Lieu: Replace school achievement testing with progress testing.
    Mimi Walters: NO on replacing achievement testing with progress testing.
    Jerry Brown: Allow student sports choice based on gender identity.
    Mark DeSaulnier: Allow student sports choice based on gender identity.
    Mimi Walters: Voted NO on student sports choice based on gender identity.
    Steve Knight: Voted NO on student sports choice based on gender identity.
    Jimmy Gomez: Allow student sports choice based on gender identity.
    Rocky Chavez: Voted NO on student sports choice based on gender identity.
Energy & Oil
    Jerry Brown: Charge Ahead: 1,000,000 zero-emission vehicles by 2023.
    Jimmy Gomez: Charge Ahead: 1,000,000 zero-emission vehicles by 2023.
    Lou Correa: Charge Ahead: 1,000,000 zero-emission vehicles by 2023.
    Jerry Brown: Slow down fracking until scientific study is completed.
    Mark DeSaulnier: Slow down fracking until scientific study is completed.
    Mimi Walters: Voted NO on scientific study on fracking.
    Norma Torres: Slow down fracking until scientific study is completed.
    Rocky Chavez: Voted NO on scientific study on fracking.
    Steve Knight: Voted NO on scientific study on fracking.
    Ted Lieu: Slow down fracking until scientific study is completed.
    Jimmy Gomez: Slow down fracking until scientific study is completed.
Environment
    Jerry Brown: Establish new regional groundwater sustainability agency.
    Jimmy Gomez: Establish new regional groundwater sustainability agency.
    Jimmy Gomez: Establish new regional groundwater sustainability agency.
    Lou Correa: Establish new regional groundwater sustainability agency.
    Jerry Brown: $48M for funding hybrid and zero-emission vehicles.
    Jimmy Gomez: $48M for funding hybrid and zero-emission vehicles.
    Mark DeSaulnier: $48M for funding hybrid and zero-emission vehicles.
    Mimi Walters: Voted NO on $48M for hybrid and zero-emission vehicles.
    Norma Torres: $48M for funding hybrid and zero-emission vehicles.
    Rocky Chavez: Voted NO on $48M for hybrid and zero-emission vehicles.
    Steve Knight: Voted NO on $48M for hybrid and zero-emission vehicles.
    Ted Lieu: $48M for funding hybrid and zero-emission vehicles.
Government Reform
    Jerry Brown: Pilot program for all-mail-in ballots.
    Jimmy Gomez: Voted NO on pilot program for all-mail-in ballots.
    Mark DeSaulnier: Voted NO on pilot program for all-mail-in ballots.
    Mimi Walters: Voted NO on pilot program for all-mail-in ballots.
    Norma Torres: Pilot program for all-mail-in ballots.
    Rocky Chavez: Voted NO on pilot program for all-mail-in ballots.
    Steve Knight: Voted NO on pilot program for all-mail-in ballots.
    Ted Lieu: Pilot program for all-mail-in ballots.
    Mark DeSaulnier: Voted YES to amend Constitution to overturn Citizens United.
    Mimi Walters: Voted NO on overturning Citizens United.
    Norma Torres: Voted YES to amend Constitution to overturn Citizens United.
    Steve Knight: Voted NO on overturning Citizens United.
    Ted Lieu: Voted YES to amend Constitution to overturn Citizens United.
    Jimmy Gomez: Voted YES to amend Constitution to overturn Citizens United.
    Rocky Chavez: Voted NO on overturning Citizens United.
Gun Control
    Jerry Brown: Ban large-capacity kits, but veto other gun restrictions.
    Mark DeSaulnier: Voted YES on wider definition of assault rifles.
    Mimi Walters: Voted NO on wider definition of assault rifles.
    Norma Torres: Voted YES on wider definition of assault rifles.
    Steve Knight: Voted NO on wider definition of assault rifles.
    Ted Lieu: Voted YES on wider definition of assault rifles.
    Jimmy Gomez: Voted YES on wider definition of assault rifles.
    Rocky Chavez: Voted NO on wider definition of assault rifles.
Health Care
    Jerry Brown: Expand Medi-Cal eligibility for ObamaCare.
    Jimmy Gomez: Expand Medi-Cal eligibility for ObamaCare.
    Mark DeSaulnier: Expand Medi-Cal eligibility for ObamaCare.
    Mimi Walters: Voted NO on expanding Medi-Cal eligibility for ObamaCare.
    Norma Torres: Expand Medi-Cal eligibility for ObamaCare.
    Steve Knight: Voted NO on expanding Medi-Cal eligibility for ObamaCare.
    Ted Lieu: Expand Medi-Cal eligibility for ObamaCare.
    Rocky Chavez: Voted NO on expanding eligibility for Medi-Cal.
    Arnold Schwarzenegger: Discount drugs to 6 million low-income Californians.
Homeland Security
    Jerry Brown: Ban drone use for photography on private property.
    Rocky Chavez: Ban drone use for photography on private property.
Immigration
    Jerry Brown: Allow driver's license for undocumented immigrants.
    Jimmy Gomez: Voted YES on driver's license for undocumented immigrants.
    Mimi Walters: Voted NO on driver's license for undocumented immigrants.
    Norma Torres: Voted YES on driver's license for undocumented immigrants.
    Rocky Chavez: Voted NO on driver's license for undocumented immigrants.
    Steve Knight: Voted NO on driver's license for undocumented immigrants.
    Ted Lieu: Voted YES on driver's license for undocumented immigrants.
    Mark DeSaulnier: Voted YES on driver's license for undocumented immigrants.
Technology
    Jimmy Gomez: Ban drone use for photography on private property.


The above quotations are from Legislative voting records for California House and Senate.

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