2022 California Senate Scores

2022 was California’s climate comeback year. The State Senate, led by Pro Tem Toni Atkins, passed a historic budget and sweeping legislation with groundbreaking policies to address the climate crisis and create a greener, safer future. Look at how the Senate fared as a whole in 2022, then scroll through the list of Senators and click on their names to see who is taking action on climate — and who is a climate delayer.

By The Numbers

8

Senators received a perfect 100% score

78%

Average score of Democratic Senators (52% took oil money)

0%

Average score of Republican Senators (100% took oil money)

63%

of Senators have taken oil money in the past 6 years

LEGEND KEY

represents an increase in score from 2021
represents a decrease in score from 2021
Senator Party District 2022 Score Lifetime Score Takes Oil Money
Ben Allen Democrat 24 100% 98%
Bob Archuleta Democrat 30 69% 79% Bob Archuleta has accepted oil money.
Toni Atkins Democrat 39 95% 95%
Patricia Bates Republican 36 0% 6% Patricia Bates has accepted oil money.
Josh Becker Democrat 13 95% 98%
Andreas Borgeas Republican N/A 0% 10% Andreas Borgeas has accepted oil money.
Steven Bradford Democrat 35 67% 87% Steven Bradford has accepted oil money.
Anna Caballero Democrat 14 52% 71% Anna Caballero has accepted oil money.
Dave Cortese Democrat 15 66% 77% Dave Cortese has accepted oil money.
Brian Dahle Republican 1 0% 10% Brian Dahle has accepted oil money.
Bill Dodd Democrat 3 72% 85% Bill Dodd has accepted oil money.
María Elena Durazo Democrat 26 95% 96%
Susan Talamantes Eggman Democrat 5 78% 83% Susan Talamantes Eggman has accepted oil money.
Steven Glazer Democrat 7 30% 74% Steven Glazer has accepted oil money.
Lena Gonzalez Democrat 33 100% 100%
Shannon Grove Republican 12 0% 10% Shannon Grove has accepted oil money.
Robert Hertzberg Democrat 20 76% 93% Robert Hertzberg has accepted oil money.
Ben Hueso Democrat 18 77% 84% Ben Hueso has accepted oil money.
Melissa Hurtado Democrat 16 9% 50% Melissa Hurtado has accepted oil money.
Brian W. Jones Republican 40 0% 8% Brian W. Jones has accepted oil money.
Sydney Kamlager Democrat 28 100% 97%
John Laird Democrat 17 100% 100%
Connie Leyva Democrat N/A 92% 96%
Monique Limón Democrat 19 100% 98%
Mike McGuire Democrat 2 99% 97% Mike McGuire has accepted oil money.
Melissa Melendez Republican 32 0% 7% Melissa Melendez has accepted oil money.
Dave Min Democrat 37 76% 83%
Josh Newman Democrat 29 46% 68%
Jim Nielsen Republican N/A 0% 25% Jim Nielsen has accepted oil money.
Rosilicie Ochoa Bogh Republican 23 0% 2% Rosilicie Ochoa Bogh has accepted oil money.
Richard Pan Democrat 8 86% 83% Richard Pan has accepted oil money.
Anthony Portantino Democrat 25 94% 92%
Richard D. Roth Democrat 31 56% 75% Richard D. Roth has accepted oil money.
Susan Rubio Democrat 22 47% 61% Susan Rubio has accepted oil money.
Nancy Skinner Democrat 9 100% 99%
Henry Stern Democrat 27 100% 98%
Thomas Umberg Democrat 34 74% 76% Thomas Umberg has accepted oil money.
Bob Wieckowski Democrat 10 89% 93% Bob Wieckowski has accepted oil money.
Scott Wiener Democrat 11 100% 99%
Scott Wilk Republican 21 0% 24% Scott Wilk has accepted oil money.