Friday, December 9, 2022

CalChamber Best Business Votes

Legislators are listed in descending order according to how often they voted in accord with the California Chamber of Commerce position (first number) versus how often their votes were not in accord with the CalChamber position (second number) in 2015. Total votes may not match the vote record because the tally for not voting or absent is not included in this list. Votes when a legislator was absent are not included in calculating percentages.


80% or more with CalChamber

Berryhill, Tom (R) 13-0
Cannella, Anthony (R) 13-0
Gaines, Ted (R) 13-0
Huff, Bob (R) 13-0
Morrell, Mike (R) 13-0
Nielsen, Jim (R) 13-0
Runner, Sharon (R) 13-0

Fuller, Jean (R) 12-0
Moorlach, John M.W. (R) 12-0

Anderson, Joel (R) 12-1
Bates, Pat (R) 12-1
Nguyen, Janet (R) 12-1
Stone, Jeff (R) 12-1
Vidak, Andy (R) 12-1

60%-79% with CalChamber

Glazer, Steve (D) 10-3

Roth, Richard (D) 9-4

Galgiani, Cathleen (D) 8-5

Less than 40% with CalChamber

Allen, Ben (D) 5-8

Hertzberg, Bob (D) 4-7

Mitchell, Holly J. (D) 4-8

Beall, Jim (D) 4-9
Block, Marty (D) 4-9
Hall, Isadore (D) 4-9
Hernandez, Ed (D) 4-9
Hill, Jerry (D) 4-9
Hueso, Ben (D) 4-9
McGuire, Mike (D) 4-9
Mendoza, Tony (D) 4-9

de León, Kevin (D) 3-9
Lara, Ricardo (D) 3-9
Leyva, Connie (D) 3-9
Liu, Carol (D) 3-9
Wieckowski, Bob (D) 3-9
Wolk, Lois (D) 3-9

Hancock, Loni (D) 3-10
Leno, Mark (D) 3-10
Monning, Bill (D) 3-10
Pavley, Fran (D) 3-10

Jackson, Hannah-Beth (D) 2-10

Pan, Richard (D) 2-10


80% or more with CalChamber

Dahle, Brian (R) 13-0
Patterson, Jim (R) 13-0
Wagner, Don (R) 13-0

Brough, Bill (R) 12-0
Harper, Matthew (R) 12-0
Jones, Brian (R) 12-0
Mathis, Devon (R) 12-0
Mayes, Chad (R) 12-0
Melendez, Melissa (R) 12-0
Obernolte, Jay (R) 12-0
Waldron, Marie (R) 12-0

Allen, Travis (R) 12-1
Bigelow, Frank (R) 12-1
Gaines, Beth (R) 12-1
Gallagher, James (R) 12-1
Grove, Shannon (R) 12-1
Kim, Young (R) 12-1
Lackey, Tom (R) 12-1
Olsen, Kristin (R) 12-1
Wilk, Scott (R) 12-1

Chávez, Rocky (R) 11-0

Achadjian, Katcho (R) 11-1
Chang, Ling Ling (R) 11-1
Hadley, David (R) 11-1
Maienschein, Brian (R) 11-1

Baker, Catharine (R) 11-2

60%-79% with CalChamber

Linder, Eric (R) 10-2
Steinorth, Marc (R) 10-2

Cooley, Ken (D) 9-4
Daly, Tom (D) 9-4

Frazier, Jim (D) 8-3

Perea, Henry T. (D) 8-4

Dodd, Bill (D) 8-5
Gray, Adam (D) 8-5
Irwin, Jacqui (D) 8-5

40%-59% with CalChamber

Cooper, Jim (D) 7-5

Brown, Cheryl (D) 7-6
Medina, Jose (D) 7-6

Dababneh, Matt (D) 6-6
O’Donnell, Patrick (D) 6-6
Salas, Rudy (D) 6-6

Burke, Autumn (D) 6-7
Eggman, Susan Talamantes (D) 6-7
Gatto, Mike (D) 6-7
Levine, Marc (D) 6-7
Quirk, Bill (D) 6-7
Rodriguez, Freddie (D) 6-7
Wood, Jim (D) 6-7

Less than 40% with CalChamber

Alejo, Luis (D) 5-7
Gipson, Mike (D) 5-7
Ridley-Thomas, Sebastian (D) 5-7

Calderon, Ian (D) 5-8
Chau, Ed (D) 5-8
Garcia, Cristina (D) 5-8
Garcia, Eduardo (D) 5-8
Hernández, Roger (D) 5-8
Jones-Sawyer, Reggie (D) 5-8
Lopez, Patty (D) 5-8

Campos, Nora (D) 4-8
Gordon, Rich (D) 4-8
Low, Evan (D) 4-8
Weber, Shirley (D) 4-8

Atkins, Toni (D) 4-9
Chiu, David (D) 4-9
Chu, Kansen (D) 4-9
Gomez, Jimmy (D) 4-9
Holden, Chris (D) 4-9
Mullin, Kevin (D) 4-9
Santiago, Miguel (D) 4-9
Stone, Mark (D) 4-9

Bloom, Richard (D) 3-8

Bonta, Rob (D) 3-9
McCarty, Kevin (D) 3-9
Nazarian, Adrin (D) 3-9

Rendon, Anthony (D) 3-10
Thurmond, Tony (D) 3-10
Ting, Phil (D) 3-10

Williams, Das (D) 2-7

Bonilla, Susan (D) 2-10
Gonzalez, Lorena (D) 2-10

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