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Sean Parnell on Free Trade
Republican Governor: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Sean Parnell on other issues.
  • Strengthen business ties, promote international trade. (Oct 2011)
  • Develop rare earth minerals to beat China trade quota. (Jan 2011)
Mead Treadwell on Free Trade
Republican Lt. Governor: Click here for Mead Treadwell on other issues.
    No stance on record.

Senate:

AK 2014: 2014 AK Senate debate


Mark Begich on Free Trade
Democratic Jr Senator: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Mark Begich on other issues.
  • Capitalize on our assets in the global economy. (Jul 2007)
Joe Miller on Free Trade
Challenger and previous Republican Nominee: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Joe Miller on other issues.
  • Supports US involvement in free trade agreements. (Sep 2010)
Lisa Murkowski on Free Trade
Independent Sr Senator (AK): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Lisa Murkowski on other issues.
  • Voted YES on promoting free trade with Peru. (Dec 2007)
  • Voted YES on free trade agreement with Oman. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted YES on implementing CAFTA for Central America free-trade. (Jul 2005)
  • Voted YES on establishing free trade between US & Singapore. (Jul 2003)
  • Voted NO on establishing free trade between the US and Chile. (Jul 2003)
  • Extend trade restrictions on Burma to promote democracy. (Jun 2007)
Dan Sullivan on Free Trade
Republican challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Dan Sullivan on other issues.
  • Promote Alaska resources & tourism to the US and the world. (Dec 2013)
Mead Treadwell on Free Trade
Republican Challenger: Click here for Mead Treadwell on other issues.
    No stance on record.

House:


Don Young on Free Trade
Republican Representative (AK-At-Large): Click here for 12 full quotes OR click here for Don Young on other issues.
  • Voted YES on promoting free trade with Peru. (Nov 2007)
  • Voted NO on assisting workers who lose jobs due to globalization. (Oct 2007)
  • Voted YES on implementing CAFTA, Central America Free Trade. (Jul 2005)
  • Voted YES on implementing US-Australia Free Trade Agreement. (Jul 2004)
  • Voted NO on implementing US-Singapore free trade agreement. (Jul 2003)
  • Voted NO on implementing free trade agreement with Chile. (Jul 2003)
  • Voted YES on withdrawing from the WTO. (Jun 2000)
  • Voted NO on 'Fast Track' authority for trade agreements. (Sep 1998)
  • Rated 19% by CATO, indicating a pro-fair trade voting record. (Dec 2002)
  • Tariffs against countries undervaluing their currency. (May 2009)
  • Impose tariffs against countries which manipulate currency. (Feb 2011)
  • Sponsored imposing import fee on countries with undervalued currency. (Mar 2013)

Former candidates & officeholders:


Frank Murkowski on Free Trade
Republican AK Governor; previously Senator: Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Frank Murkowski on other issues.
  • Voted YES on extending free trade to Andean nations. (May 2002)
  • Voted YES on granting normal trade relations status to Vietnam. (Oct 2001)
  • Voted YES on permanent normal trade relations with China. (Sep 2000)
  • Voted YES on expanding trade to the third world. (May 2000)
  • Voted YES on renewing 'fast track' presidential trade authority. (Nov 1997)
  • Voted YES on imposing trade sanctions on Japan for closed market. (May 1995)
Tony Knowles on Free Trade
Former Democratic Governor (1994-2002): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Tony Knowles on other issues.
  • Stop shipping jobs overseas. (Aug 2004)
Sarah Palin on Free Trade
Republican Governor (AK); 2008 nominee for Vice President: Click here for 8 full quotes OR click here for Sarah Palin on other issues.
  • Government is unnecessary for economic cooperation. (Nov 2010)
  • Bothered by China's bid to control Alaska gasline. (Nov 2009)
  • Establish viable commercial fisheries in international seas. (Jan 2009)
  • Trade important to Alaska, but keep Alaska residents first. (Sep 2008)
  • Allow wineries to ship by mail within state. (Jun 2008)
  • International markets and companies trust Alaska. (Apr 2008)
  • Exempt Alaskan cruise ships from customs rule changes. (Dec 2007)
  • Record-high exports; growth of 12.6% since last year. (Feb 2007)
Jim Sykes on Free Trade
2004 former Green challenger: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Jim Sykes on other issues.
  • Recommend repeal of NAFTA and GATT. (Jun 2004)
  • Human rights record shouldn’t affect trade. (Jul 2002)
Frank Vondersaar on Free Trade
Democrat Challenger (2002; and lost 2010 primary): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Frank Vondersaar on other issues.
  • Expand free trade. (May 2010)
Dave Cuddy on Free Trade
Republican challenger: Click here for Dave Cuddy on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Scott McAdams on Free Trade
2010 Democratic Challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Scott McAdams on other issues.
  • Wrong-headed policies have shipped American jobs overseas. (Jul 2010)
Frank Murkowski on Free Trade
Republican AK Governor; previously Senator: Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Frank Murkowski on other issues.
  • Voted YES on extending free trade to Andean nations. (May 2002)
  • Voted YES on granting normal trade relations status to Vietnam. (Oct 2001)
  • Voted YES on permanent normal trade relations with China. (Sep 2000)
  • Voted YES on expanding trade to the third world. (May 2000)
  • Voted YES on renewing 'fast track' presidential trade authority. (Nov 1997)
  • Voted YES on imposing trade sanctions on Japan for closed market. (May 1995)
Rick Sikma on Free Trade
Republican Senate Challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Rick Sikma on other issues.
  • Replace “free trade” with “fair trade”. (Jun 2008)
Ted Stevens on Free Trade
Republican Sr Senator (AK): Click here for 14 full quotes OR click here for Ted Stevens on other issues.
  • Voted YES on promoting free trade with Peru. (Dec 2007)
  • Voted YES on free trade agreement with Oman. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted YES on implementing CAFTA for Central America free-trade. (Jul 2005)
  • Voted YES on establishing free trade between US & Singapore. (Jul 2003)
  • Voted NO on establishing free trade between the US and Chile. (Jul 2003)
  • Voted YES on extending free trade to Andean nations. (May 2002)
  • Voted YES on granting normal trade relations status to Vietnam. (Oct 2001)
  • Voted YES on removing common goods from national security export rules. (Sep 2001)
  • Voted YES on permanent normal trade relations with China. (Sep 2000)
  • Voted YES on expanding trade to the third world. (May 2000)
  • Voted YES on imposing trade sanctions on Japan for closed market. (May 1995)
  • Promote the Andean Free Trade Agreement. (May 2002)
  • Rated 82% by CATO, indicating a pro-free trade voting record. (Dec 2002)
  • Extend trade restrictions on Burma to promote democracy. (Jun 2007)
Vic Vickers on Free Trade
Republican Senate challenger: Click here for Vic Vickers on other issues.
    No stance on record.

                                                                                                                                                                               
  


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