Congresswoman Linda Sánchez Receives Perfect Score from Leadership Council for Civil Rights

March 22, 2006
Press Release
Washington, DC- Congresswoman Linda Sánchez (CA-39) recently received a perfect score of 100% on her votes pertaining to civil rights and liberties from the Leadership Conference on Civil Rights (LCCR). The votes reviewed by the LCCR cover a broad range of issues pertaining to civil rights and liberties, and their impact on the national budget, education, hate crimes and immigration.

"It is a great honor to receive a perfect score from such a prestigious and well respected civil rights organization," said Congresswoman Sánchez. "I work hard in Congress to uphold the everyday civil rights and liberties of all Americans."

The Leadership Conference on Civil Rights is currently made up of nearly 200 organizations representing persons of color, women, children, labor unions, individuals with disabilities, older Americans, major religious groups, gays and lesbians, and civil liberties and human rights groups. Based on Members’ votes, each Representative and Senator earns a percentage rating for support of LCCR civil rights and priorities.