California plunges in state conservative rankings, CPAC study says


A new analysis from the Center for Legislative Accountability (CLA) solidifies conservatives’ growing isolation in the State of California.

The analysis from CLA, a project of CPA and the American Conservation Union Foundation, says California lawmakers are trending even more progressive, dropping the Golden State three spots – from #44 to #47 – since the last results.

CLA’s studied all 7,400 state lawmakers across America by voting record and gave the California legislature a conservative rating of 24%. Only Rhode Island, at 20%, Hawaii, at 19%, and Massachusetts, at 15%, are more liberal than California.

Lawmakers’ "conservative rating" were calculated by their voting record across 186 policy areas that ranged from cultural and life issues, to tax, fiscal, and other regulations, CPAC says.... (Read more)

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