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Following are the bill sponsorships, open letters, and public writings used to indicate candidates' stances on the issues. Votes which include "VoteMatch Usage" are scored as VoteMatch quiz responses. Those without a VoteMatch usage are included only on each candidate's main issues page.
Abortion
Public NoteVote descriptionVoteMatch UsageParticipants
04-SEN8
on Jun 4, 2004
Expand embryonic stem cell research Participating counts on VoteMatch question 1. Democrats: 42
Republicans: 13
Independents: 3

Budget & Economy
Public NoteVote descriptionVoteMatch UsageParticipants
01-BDC2
on May 9, 2001
Retire half the public debt by 2006 (Not used in VoteMatch) Democrats: 56
Republicans: 0
Independents: 5
01-SNDC2
on Jan 11, 2001
Balance debt reduction, tax relief, & policy investment (Not used in VoteMatch) Democrats: 9
Republicans: 0
Independents: 1
00-NGA25
on Feb 3, 2000
More federal funding for FAA and air traffic control (Not used in VoteMatch) Democrats: 3
Republicans: 1
Independents: 0

Civil Rights
Public NoteVote descriptionVoteMatch UsageParticipants
13-AFER
on Apr 1, 2013
Overturn CA Prop. 8: Let gays marry Participating counts on VoteMatch question 3. Democrats: 0
Republicans: 14
Independents: 5
00-NGA22
on Mar 14, 2000
More federal funding of IDEA for disabled education (Not used in VoteMatch) Democrats: 2
Republicans: 0
Independents: 2
99-NGA26
on Jul 27, 1999
Decide Indian gaming rules at state level, not DOI (Not used in VoteMatch) Democrats: 2
Republicans: 1
Independents: 1

Corporations
Public NoteVote descriptionVoteMatch UsageParticipants
99-NGA30
on May 5, 1999
Bankruptcy reform: prevent inappropriate Chapter 7 filings (Not used in VoteMatch) Democrats: 2
Republicans: 1
Independents: 1

Crime
Public NoteVote descriptionVoteMatch UsageParticipants
99-NGA24
on Aug 5, 1999
Tougher juvenile crime penalties; but let states set them Participating counts on VoteMatch question 9. Democrats: 2
Republicans: 0
Independents: 2

Education
Public NoteVote descriptionVoteMatch UsageParticipants
100316-Gov
on Mar 16, 2010
Participate in federal program Race to the Top Participating counts on VoteMatch question 7. Democrats: 5
Republicans: 4
Independents: 0
01-SNDC1
on Jan 11, 2001
Firmly opposed to Bush’s voucher proposal Participating counts on VoteMatch question 7. Democrats: 9
Republicans: 0
Independents: 1

Energy & Oil
Public NoteVote descriptionVoteMatch UsageParticipants
100310-Gov
on Mar 10, 2010
Stop harmful EPA regulation of greenhouse gas emissions Participating counts on VoteMatch question 18. Democrats: 2
Republicans: 14
Independents: 2
04-SEN2
on Mar 19, 2004
Keep efficient air conditioner rule to conserve energy Participating counts on VoteMatch question 18. Democrats: 40
Republicans: 9
Independents: 4
03-SEN7
on Jun 19, 2003
Keep climate change in EPA "State of the Environment" report Participating counts on VoteMatch question 18. Democrats: 5
Republicans: 0
Independents: 2
99-NGA27
on Jul 2, 1999
Maintain federal funds for transit funding above 12.5% cap (Not used in VoteMatch) Democrats: 2
Republicans: 1
Independents: 1

Environment
Public NoteVote descriptionVoteMatch UsageParticipants
13-KeyXL-H
on Feb 6, 2013
Build Keystone XL; it's now passed environmental concerns Participating counts on VoteMatch question 8. Democrats: 0
Republicans: 26
Independents: 0
13-KeyXL-G
on Jan 17, 2013
Keystone XL Pipeline fundamental to economic prosperity Participating counts on VoteMatch question 8. Democrats: 0
Republicans: 10
Independents: 0
04-SEN1
on Apr 1, 2004
EPA must do better on mercury clean-up Participating counts on VoteMatch question 8. Democrats: 35
Republicans: 7
Independents: 3
01-EPA1
on Apr 6, 2001
Remove PCBs from Hudson River by dredging 200 miles Participating counts on VoteMatch question 8. Democrats: 28
Republicans: 3
Independents: 0
99-NGA22
on Oct 21, 1999
Maintain joint EPA-state authority over nuclear waste (Not used in VoteMatch) Democrats: 2
Republicans: 1
Independents: 1

Families & Children
Public NoteVote descriptionVoteMatch UsageParticipants
99-NGA28
on Jun 24, 1999
Maintain federal welfare funding for child support (Not used in VoteMatch) Democrats: 1
Republicans: 0
Independents: 1
99-NGA32
on Mar 24, 1999
Keep TANF program focused on family welfare, not other tasks (Not used in VoteMatch) Democrats: 2
Republicans: 0
Independents: 2

Foreign Policy
Public NoteVote descriptionVoteMatch UsageParticipants
2010-LT-AP
on Aug 4, 2010
Afghanistan-Pakistan study group to assess exit strategy (Not used in VoteMatch) Democrats: 11
Republicans: 0
Independents: 0
2010-LT-UB
on Mar 25, 2010
Commitment to unbreakable U.S.-Israel bond (Not used in VoteMatch) Democrats: 145
Republicans: 154
Independents: 9
2010-LT-IP
on Jan 27, 2010
Ease the Israeli blockade on Gaza (Not used in VoteMatch) Democrats: 51
Republicans: 0
Independents: 1
2010-LT-AR
on Oct 2, 2007
Pressure friendly Arab states to end Israeli boycott (Not used in VoteMatch) Democrats: 40
Republicans: 27
Independents: 4

Free Trade
Public NoteVote descriptionVoteMatch UsageParticipants
NGA-0709FT
on Sep 7, 2007
Reauthorize the federal Trade Adjustment Assistance program Participating counts on VoteMatch question 13. Democrats: 2
Republicans: 1
Independents: 0
01-SNDC3
on Jan 11, 2001
Free & fair trade is key to economic growth Participating counts on VoteMatch question 13. Democrats: 9
Republicans: 0
Independents: 1
01-SNDC4
on Jun 6, 2000
Quick vote on PNTR; China into WTO Participating counts on VoteMatch question 13. Democrats: 8
Republicans: 0
Independents: 1

Government Reform
Public NoteVote descriptionVoteMatch UsageParticipants
99-NGA25
on Jul 27, 1999
More federal funding for FAA and air traffic control (Not used in VoteMatch) Democrats: 4
Republicans: 1
Independents: 1

Health Care
Public NoteVote descriptionVoteMatch UsageParticipants
110107-Gov
on Jan 7, 2011
Loosen "one-size-fits-all" approach to Medicaid Participating counts on VoteMatch question 5. Democrats: 1
Republicans: 29
Independents: 0
100413-Gov
on Apr 13, 2010
3.2% funding increase for National Institutes of Health Participating counts on VoteMatch question 5. Democrats: 17
Republicans: 6
Independents: 0
10-GOV1
on Oct 1, 2009
Adopt national health reform legislation before the end of the year Participating counts on VoteMatch question 5. Democrats: 21
Republicans: 0
Independents: 0
NGA-0804HC
on Apr 2, 2008
Delay Medicaid changes that shift costs from feds to states Participating counts on VoteMatch question 5. Democrats: 2
Republicans: 2
Independents: 0
NGA-0712HC
on Dec 17, 2007
Extend SCHIP with full funding, plus $12B for Medicaid Participating counts on VoteMatch question 5. Democrats: 2
Republicans: 2
Independents: 0
04-SEN3
on Mar 15, 2004
End government propaganda on Medicare bill (Not used in VoteMatch) Democrats: 6
Republicans: 0
Independents: 0
03-SEN6
on May 20, 2003
Let states make bulk Rx purchases, and other innovations Participating counts on VoteMatch question 5. Democrats: 27
Republicans: 2
Independents: 0
00-BDC1
on Dec 5, 2000
Better and immediate funding for Medicare & Medicaid Participating counts on VoteMatch question 5. Democrats: 57
Republicans: 0
Independents: 5
99-NGA31
on Apr 14, 1999
Protect state tobacco settlement funds from federal seizure Participating counts on VoteMatch question 5. Democrats: 18
Republicans: 22
Independents: 11

Jobs
Public NoteVote descriptionVoteMatch UsageParticipants
100519-Gov
on May 19, 2010
Increase small business access to credit (Not used in VoteMatch) Democrats: 10
Republicans: 1
Independents: 0
03-SEN4
on Jun 30, 2003
Protect overtime pay protections (Not used in VoteMatch) Democrats: 41
Republicans: 0
Independents: 2
01-NGA20
on May 25, 2001
Full review of farm policy; more state flexibility (Not used in VoteMatch) Democrats: 2
Republicans: 2
Independents: 0
99-MGC5
on Sep 14, 1999
Immediate federal assistance for farm crisis (Not used in VoteMatch) Democrats: 4
Republicans: 5
Independents: 1

Social Security
Public NoteVote descriptionVoteMatch UsageParticipants
01-BDC5
on May 9, 2001
Strengthen Trust Funds and take them off-budget (Not used in VoteMatch) Democrats: 56
Republicans: 0
Independents: 5
99-NGA23
on Sep 29, 1999
Maintain federal funding of Social Services Block Grants Participating counts on VoteMatch question 6. Democrats: 2
Republicans: 0
Independents: 2

Tax Reform
Public NoteVote descriptionVoteMatch UsageParticipants
NGA-0801TX
on Jan 28, 2008
$12B in federal economic stimulus as state block grants Participating counts on VoteMatch question 11. Democrats: 23
Republicans: 9
Independents: 3
01-NGA19
on May 23, 2001
Let states independently determine estate taxes (Not used in VoteMatch) Democrats: 14
Republicans: 17
Independents: 6

Technology
Public NoteVote descriptionVoteMatch UsageParticipants
01-NGA18
on Aug 20, 2001
Level playing field for Main Street vs. Internet sales tax (Not used in VoteMatch) Democrats: 15
Republicans: 21
Independents: 8

Welfare & Poverty
Public NoteVote descriptionVoteMatch UsageParticipants
03-SEN5
on Jun 17, 2003
Fully fund AmeriCorps (Not used in VoteMatch) Democrats: 32
Republicans: 9
Independents: 2
00-NGA21
on Apr 27, 2000
Maintain TANF block grants (Not used in VoteMatch) Democrats: 2
Republicans: 0
Independents: 2


                                                                                                                                                                               
  

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Following are the bill sponsorships, open letters, and public writings used to indicate candidates' stances on the issues. Votes which include "VoteMatch Usage" are scored as VoteMatch quiz responses. Those without a VoteMatch usage are included only on each candidate's main issues page.

Abortion
Public NoteVote descriptionVoteMatch UsageParticipants
12-SBA
on Jan 1, 2012
Supports the Pro-life Presidential Leadership Pledge Participating counts on VoteMatch question 1. Democrats: 0
Republicans: 8
Independents: 0
2010-EML
on Sep 1, 2010
Endorsed by EMILY's list for pro-choice Democratic women Participating counts on VoteMatch question 1. Democrats: 30
Republicans: 0
Independents: 3

Budget & Economy
Public NoteVote descriptionVoteMatch UsageParticipants
12-CCB
on Jan 1, 2012
Supports the Cut-Cap-and-Balance Pledge Participating counts on VoteMatch question 20. Democrats: 0
Republicans: 73
Independents: 1
11-HC-App
on Feb 3, 2011
(1) Member of House Committee on Appropriations or (2) Chair of House Committee on Appropriations or (3) Leader of House Committee on Appropriations (Not used in VoteMatch) Democrats: 17
Republicans: 28
Independents: 0
11-HC-Bud
on Feb 3, 2011
(1) Member of House Budget Committee or (2) Chair of House Budget Committee or (3) Leader of House Budget Committee (Not used in VoteMatch) Democrats: 16
Republicans: 21
Independents: 0
11-HC-FS
on Feb 3, 2011
(1) Member of House Banking Committee or (2) Chair of House Banking Committee or (3) Leader of House Banking Committee (Not used in VoteMatch) Democrats: 25
Republicans: 33
Independents: 0
10-ERWG
on Sep 14, 2010
Member of the House Republican Economic Recovery Working Group (Not used in VoteMatch) Democrats: 0
Republicans: 30
Independents: 1
2010-LC-BE
on Sep 1, 2010
Liberty Candidate: End the Federal Reserve (Not used in VoteMatch) Democrats: 0
Republicans: 4
Independents: 5

Corporations
Public NoteVote descriptionVoteMatch UsageParticipants
11-HC-SBC
on Feb 3, 2011
(1) Member of House Small Business Committee or (2) Chair of House Small Business Committee or (3) Leader of House Small Business Committee (Not used in VoteMatch) Democrats: 10
Republicans: 12
Independents: 0

Education
Public NoteVote descriptionVoteMatch UsageParticipants
01-DGA2
on Aug 15, 2001
Improve and invest in public schools Participating counts on VoteMatch question 7. Democrats: 18
Republicans: 0
Independents: 3

Energy & Oil
Public NoteVote descriptionVoteMatch UsageParticipants
11-HC-Enrg
on Feb 3, 2011
(1) Member of House Committee on Energy and Commerce or (2) Chair of House Committee on Energy and Commerce or (3) Leader of House Committee on Energy and Commerce (Not used in VoteMatch) Democrats: 22
Republicans: 29
Independents: 0
2010-LC-EO
on Sep 1, 2010
Liberty Candidate: tax incentives for US-based alternatives Participating counts on VoteMatch question 18. Democrats: 0
Republicans: 4
Independents: 5

Environment
Public NoteVote descriptionVoteMatch UsageParticipants
11-HC-NRC
on Feb 3, 2011
(1) Member of House Natural Resources Committee or (2) Chair of House Natural Resources Committee or (3) Leader of House Natural Resources Committee (Not used in VoteMatch) Democrats: 17
Republicans: 26
Independents: 1
02-CSC0
on Jan 8, 2001
Member of the Congressional Sportsmen's Caucus (Not used in VoteMatch) Democrats: 0
Republicans: 0
Independents: 0

Families & Children
Public NoteVote descriptionVoteMatch UsageParticipants
01-CMECC0
on Jan 8, 2001
Member of the Missing & Exploited Children's Caucus (Not used in VoteMatch) Democrats: 87
Republicans: 50
Independents: 5

Foreign Policy
Public NoteVote descriptionVoteMatch UsageParticipants
11-HC-IR
on Feb 3, 2011
(1) Member of House Foreign Affairs Committee or (2) Chair of House Foreign Affairs Committee or (3) Leader of House Foreign Affairs Committee (Not used in VoteMatch) Democrats: 18
Republicans: 23
Independents: 0
2010-LC-FP
on Sep 1, 2010
Liberty Candidate: US abroad unconstitutional & unaffordable Participating counts on VoteMatch question 17. Democrats: 0
Republicans: 4
Independents: 5
07-SRC0
on Nov 6, 2007
(1) Member of the Silk Road Congressional Caucus or (2) Co-chair of the Silk Road Congressional Caucus (Not used in VoteMatch) Democrats: 11
Republicans: 11
Independents: 0
01-CHRC0
on Jan 8, 2001
Member of the Congressional Human Rights Caucus (Not used in VoteMatch) Democrats: 119
Republicans: 55
Independents: 6
97-PNAC-FP
on Jun 3, 1997
Role in the world: military strength and moral clarity Participating counts on VoteMatch question 14. Democrats: 0
Republicans: 2
Independents: 1

Government Reform
Public NoteVote descriptionVoteMatch UsageParticipants
11-HC-Eth
on Feb 3, 2011
(1) Member of House Committee on Ethics or (2) Chair of House Committee on Ethics or (3) Leader of House Committee on Ethics (Not used in VoteMatch) Democrats: 4
Republicans: 5
Independents: 0
11-HC-HA
on Feb 3, 2011
(1) Member of House Committee on House Administration or (2) Chair of House Committee on House Administration or (3) Leader of House Committee on House Administration (Not used in VoteMatch) Democrats: 2
Republicans: 6
Independents: 0
11-HC-Jud
on Feb 3, 2011
(1) Member of House Judiciary Committee or (2) Chair of House Judiciary Committee or (3) Leader of House Judiciary Committee (Not used in VoteMatch) Democrats: 13
Republicans: 20
Independents: 1
11-HC-OGR
on Feb 3, 2011
(1) Member of House Committee on Oversight & Government Reform or (2) Chair of House Committee on Oversight & Government Reform or (3) Leader of House Committee on Oversight & Government Reform (Not used in VoteMatch) Democrats: 15
Republicans: 22
Independents: 1
11-HC-RC
on Feb 3, 2011
(1) Member of House Rules Committee or (2) Chair of House Rules Committee or (3) Leader of House Rules Committee (Not used in VoteMatch) Democrats: 4
Republicans: 8
Independents: 0

Gun Control
Public NoteVote descriptionVoteMatch UsageParticipants
2010-LC-GC
on Sep 1, 2010
Liberty Candidate: no point in keeping guns you can't access Participating counts on VoteMatch question 10. Democrats: 0
Republicans: 4
Independents: 5

Homeland Security
Public NoteVote descriptionVoteMatch UsageParticipants
11-HC-AS
on Feb 3, 2011
(1) Member of House Committee on Armed Services or (2) Chair of House Committee on Armed Services or (3) Leader of House Committee on Armed Services (Not used in VoteMatch) Democrats: 23
Republicans: 34
Independents: 0
11-HC-HSC
on Feb 3, 2011
(1) Member of House Committee on Homeland Security or (2) Chair of House Committee on Homeland Security or (3) Leader of House Committee on Homeland Security (Not used in VoteMatch) Democrats: 11
Republicans: 19
Independents: 0
11-HC-Int
on Feb 3, 2011
(1) Member of House Committee on Intelligence or (2) Chair of House Committee on Intelligence or (3) Leader of House Committee on Intelligence (Not used in VoteMatch) Democrats: 8
Republicans: 12
Independents: 0
11-HC-Vet
on Feb 3, 2011
(1) Member of House Committee on Veterans' Affairs or (2) Chair of House Committee on Veterans' Affairs or (3) Leader of House Committee on Veterans' Affairs (Not used in VoteMatch) Democrats: 9
Republicans: 13
Independents: 0
97-PNAC-HS
on Jun 3, 1997
Increase defense spending to meet global responsibilities Participating counts on VoteMatch question 15. Democrats: 0
Republicans: 2
Independents: 1

Jobs
Public NoteVote descriptionVoteMatch UsageParticipants
11-HC-Ag
on Feb 3, 2011
(1) Member of House Committee on Agriculture or (2) Chair of House Committee on Agriculture or (3) Leader of House Committee on Agriculture (Not used in VoteMatch) Democrats: 19
Republicans: 26
Independents: 0
11-HC-ELC
on Feb 3, 2011
(1) Member of House Education and Labor Committee or (2) Chair of House Education and Labor Committee or (3) Leader of House Education and Labor Committee (Not used in VoteMatch) Democrats: 17
Republicans: 21
Independents: 0
01-CRC0
on Jan 8, 2001
Member of the Congressional Rural Caucus (Not used in VoteMatch) Democrats: 64
Republicans: 81
Independents: 6

Principles & Values
Public NoteVote descriptionVoteMatch UsageParticipants
10-HRYG
on Sep 14, 2010
Member of the House Republican Young Guns (Not used in VoteMatch) Democrats: 0
Republicans: 99
Independents: 2
10-Tea
on Aug 11, 2010
Member of the Tea Party movement (Not used in VoteMatch) Democrats: 2
Republicans: 120
Independents: 1
07-BDC0
on Nov 6, 2007
Member of the "Blue Dog" Coalition of conservative Democrats (Not used in VoteMatch) Democrats: 52
Republicans: 1
Independents: 4
07-CHC0
on Nov 6, 2007
(1) Member of Congressional Hispanic Caucus or (2) Member of Congressional Hispanic Caucus or (3) Member of Congressional Hispanic Caucus (Not used in VoteMatch) Democrats: 20
Republicans: 0
Independents: 0
07-CPC0
on Nov 6, 2007
(1) Member of the Congressional Progressive Caucus or (2) Member of the Congressional Progressive Caucus or (3) Member of the Congressional Progressive Caucus (Not used in VoteMatch) Democrats: 69
Republicans: 0
Independents: 2
07-DLC1
on Nov 6, 2007
(1) Member of Democratic Leadership Council or (2) Member of Democratic Leadership Council or (3) Member of Democratic Leadership Council (Not used in VoteMatch) Democrats: 67
Republicans: 0
Independents: 3
01-CPC0
on Oct 9, 2001
Member of the Congressional Progressive Caucus (Not used in VoteMatch) Democrats: 74
Republicans: 0
Independents: 2
01-MGC1
on Sep 9, 2001
Member of Midwestern Governors' Association (Not used in VoteMatch) Democrats: 5
Republicans: 9
Independents: 1
01-SGA1
on Sep 9, 2001
Member of Southern Governors' Association (Not used in VoteMatch) Democrats: 9
Republicans: 6
Independents: 3
01-NEGC0
on Aug 28, 2001
Member of New England Governors Conference (Not used in VoteMatch) Democrats: 2
Republicans: 3
Independents: 1
01-WGA0
on Aug 17, 2001
Member of the Western Governors' Association (Not used in VoteMatch) Democrats: 5
Republicans: 10
Independents: 6
01-DGA1
on Aug 15, 2001
Member of Democratic Governors Association (Not used in VoteMatch) Democrats: 18
Republicans: 0
Independents: 3
01-RGA1
on Aug 15, 2001
Member of Republican Governors Association (Not used in VoteMatch) Democrats: 0
Republicans: 25
Independents: 4
01-WC0
on Jul 15, 2001
Member of the Congressional Caucus for Women's Issues (Not used in VoteMatch) Democrats: 42
Republicans: 14
Independents: 0
02-CAPAC0
on Jan 21, 2001
Member of the Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus (Not used in VoteMatch) Democrats: 29
Republicans: 2
Independents: 1
01-CHC0
on Jan 8, 2001
Member of Congressional Hispanic Caucus (Not used in VoteMatch) Democrats: 4
Republicans: 0
Independents: 2
01-CBC0
on Jan 6, 2001
Member of Congressional Black Caucus (Not used in VoteMatch) Democrats: 48
Republicans: 0
Independents: 3
01-AAC0
on Jan 1, 2001
Member of Arab-American Caucus (Not used in VoteMatch) Democrats: 3
Republicans: 2
Independents: 1
01-JIAP0
on Jan 1, 2001
Profiled in "Jews in American Politics" (Not used in VoteMatch) Democrats: 37
Republicans: 2
Independents: 2
01-NGA0
on Jan 1, 2001
(1) Member, National Governors Association/Economic Development or (2) Member, National Governors Association/Human Resources Cmte or (3) Member, National Governors Association/Natural Resources (Not used in VoteMatch) Democrats: 18
Republicans: 24
Independents: 11
01-RLC0
on Jan 1, 2001
Member of the Republican Leadership Council (Not used in VoteMatch) Democrats: 1
Republicans: 22
Independents: 1
01-RMSP0
on Jan 1, 2001
Member of the Republican Main Street Partnership (Not used in VoteMatch) Democrats: 1
Republicans: 75
Independents: 4
01-SNDC0
on Jan 1, 2001
Member of the Senate New Democrat Coalition (Not used in VoteMatch) Democrats: 19
Republicans: 0
Independents: 1
00-RLC0
on Dec 8, 2000
Member of the Republican Liberty Caucus (Not used in VoteMatch) Democrats: 0
Republicans: 14
Independents: 1
00-ADH1
on Nov 7, 2000
(1) Religious affiliation: Baptist or (2) Religious affiliation: Southern Baptist or (3) Religious affiliation: African Methodist Episcopal (Not used in VoteMatch) Democrats: 36
Republicans: 33
Independents: 4
00-ADH10
on Nov 7, 2000
(1) Religious affiliation: Protestant or (2) Religious affiliation: Christian or (3) Religious affiliation: Moravian (Not used in VoteMatch) Democrats: 14
Republicans: 28
Independents: 2
00-ADH11
on Nov 7, 2000
Religious affiliation: Catholic (Not used in VoteMatch) Democrats: 90
Republicans: 66
Independents: 11
00-ADH12
on Nov 7, 2000
(1) Religious affiliation: Seventh-Day Adventist or (2) Religious affiliation: United Church of Christ (Not used in VoteMatch) Democrats: 3
Republicans: 2
Independents: 2
00-ADH13
on Nov 7, 2000
(1) Religious affiliation: Congregationalist or (2) Religious affiliation: Congregationalist Baptist (Not used in VoteMatch) Democrats: 3
Republicans: 3
Independents: 1
00-ADH14
on Nov 7, 2000
(1) Religious affiliation: Unitarian or (2) Religious affiliation: Nondenominational or (3) Religious affiliation: Quaker (Not used in VoteMatch) Democrats: 4
Republicans: 1
Independents: 1
00-ADH2
on Nov 7, 2000
(1) Religious affiliation: Christian Church or (2) Religious affiliation: Christian Reformed Church (Not used in VoteMatch) Democrats: 3
Republicans: 2
Independents: 0
00-ADH3
on Nov 7, 2000
(1) Religious affiliation: Christian Scientist or (2) Religious affiliation: Disciples of Christ (Not used in VoteMatch) Democrats: 1
Republicans: 4
Independents: 0
00-ADH4
on Nov 7, 2000
(1) Religious affiliation: Eastern Orthodox or (2) Religious affiliation: Greek Orthodox (Not used in VoteMatch) Democrats: 2
Republicans: 4
Independents: 0
00-ADH5
on Nov 7, 2000
(1) Religious affiliation: Episcopalian or (2) Religious affiliation: Lutheran or (3) Religious affiliation: Presbyterian (Not used in VoteMatch) Democrats: 45
Republicans: 73
Independents: 7
00-ADH6
on Nov 7, 2000
Religious affiliation: Jewish (Not used in VoteMatch) Democrats: 31
Republicans: 1
Independents: 2
00-ADH7
on Nov 7, 2000
(1) Religious affiliation: Methodist or (2) Religious affiliation: Evangelical Methodist or (3) Religious affiliation: United Methodist (Not used in VoteMatch) Democrats: 25
Republicans: 44
Independents: 3
00-ADH8
on Nov 7, 2000
(1) Religious affiliation: Latter-day Saint or (2) Religious affiliation: Latter-day Saint (non-practicing) (Not used in VoteMatch) Democrats: 5
Republicans: 12
Independents: 2
00-ADH9
on Nov 7, 2000
(1) Religious affiliation: Evangelical or (2) Religious affiliation: Assembly of God (Not used in VoteMatch) Democrats: 0
Republicans: 4
Independents: 0
00-BDC0
on Nov 7, 2000
Member of the "Blue Dog" Coalition of conservative Democrats (Not used in VoteMatch) Democrats: 8
Republicans: 0
Independents: 2
01-DLC0
on Nov 7, 2000
Member of Democratic Leadership Council (Not used in VoteMatch) Democrats: 57
Republicans: 0
Independents: 3
00-NGA0
on Jan 1, 2000
Member of National Governors Association (Not used in VoteMatch) Democrats: 4
Republicans: 5
Independents: 1

Tax Reform
Public NoteVote descriptionVoteMatch UsageParticipants
12-ATR
on Jan 1, 2012
Supports the Taxpayer Protection Pledge Participating counts on VoteMatch question 11. Democrats: 4
Republicans: 308
Independents: 6
11-HC-WM
on Feb 3, 2011
(1) Member of House Ways and Means Committee or (2) Chair of House Ways and Means Committee or (3) Leader of House Ways and Means Committee (Not used in VoteMatch) Democrats: 15
Republicans: 22
Independents: 0
07-FTC0
on Nov 6, 2007
(1) Member of the Congressional Flat Tax Caucus or (2) Co-chair of the Congressional Flat Tax Caucus Participating counts on VoteMatch question 11. Democrats: 0
Republicans: 52
Independents: 2

Technology
Public NoteVote descriptionVoteMatch UsageParticipants
11-HC-Sci
on Feb 3, 2011
(1) Member of House Committee on Science, Space & Technology or (2) Chair of House Committee on Science, Space & Technology or (3) Leader of House Committee on Science, Space & Technology (Not used in VoteMatch) Democrats: 17
Republicans: 17
Independents: 0
11-HC-TI
on Feb 3, 2011
(1) Member of House Committee on Transportation & Infrastructure or (2) Chair of House Committee on Transportation & Infrastructure or (3) Leader of House Committee on Transportation & Infrastructure (Not used in VoteMatch) Democrats: 23
Republicans: 30
Independents: 0
01-CIC1
on Jan 1, 2001
Promote internet via Congressional Internet Caucus (Not used in VoteMatch) Democrats: 94
Republicans: 70
Independents: 7

War & Peace
Public NoteVote descriptionVoteMatch UsageParticipants
07-OIC0
on Jan 23, 2007
(1) Member of the Out-of-Iraq Congressional Caucus or (2) Co-founder of the Out-of-Iraq Congressional Caucus Participating counts on VoteMatch question 17. Democrats: 71
Republicans: 0
Independents: 1
97-PNAC-WP
on Jun 3, 1997
Extend international order friendly to our security Participating counts on VoteMatch question 17. Democrats: 0
Republicans: 2
Independents: 1

Welfare & Poverty
Public NoteVote descriptionVoteMatch UsageParticipants
01-DGA3
on Aug 15, 2001
Promote the next generation of welfare reform (Not used in VoteMatch) Democrats: 18
Republicans: 0
Independents: 3


                                                                                                                                                                               
  

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