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Jan Brewer on Technology
Republican Governor: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Jan Brewer on other issues.
  • Boost AZ's business competitiveness in technology sector. (Jan 2014)
Doug Ducey on Technology
Republican Gubernatorial Nominee: Click here for Doug Ducey on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Fred DuVal on Technology
Democratic Gubernatorial Challenger : Click here for the full quote OR click here for Fred DuVal on other issues.
  • Sales tax application across Internet. (Apr 2013)
Phil Gordon on Technology
Mayor of Phoenix: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Phil Gordon on other issues.
  • Light rail is great for economy and environment. (Dec 2008)
JL Mealer on Technology
Independent for Governor: Click here for JL Mealer on other issues.
    No stance on record.

Senate:

AZ 2012: 2012 Arizona Senate debate


Richard Carmona on Technology
Democratic Challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Richard Carmona on other issues.
  • Criticized Bush for placing politics ahead of science. (May 2012)
Jeff Flake on Technology
Republican Representative (AZ-6); Senate challenger: Click here for 13 full quotes OR click here for Jeff Flake on other issues.
  • Change transportation funding so donor states get more back. (Jul 2011)
  • Voted NO on authorizing states to collect Internet sales taxes. (May 2013)
  • Voted YES on terminating funding for National Public Radio. (Mar 2011)
  • Voted YES on retroactive immunity for telecoms' warrantless surveillance. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted NO on $23B instead of $4.9B for waterway infrastructure. (Nov 2007)
  • Voted NO on establishing "network neutrality" (non-tiered Internet). (Jun 2006)
  • Voted YES on increasing fines for indecent broadcasting. (Feb 2005)
  • Voted YES on promoting commercial human space flight industry. (Nov 2004)
  • Voted NO on banning Internet gambling by credit card. (Jun 2003)
  • Voted NO on allowing telephone monopolies to offer Internet access. (Feb 2002)
  • Criminal penalties for e-mail spamming. (Feb 2001)
  • Permanent ban on state & local taxation of Internet access. (Oct 2007)
  • Prohibit the return of the Fairness Doctrine. (Jan 2009)
Jon Kyl on Technology
Republican Jr Senator (AZ; retiring 2012): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Jon Kyl on other issues.
  • Voted NO on $23B instead of $4.9B for waterway infrastructure. (Nov 2007)
  • Voted NO on restoring $550M in funding for Amtrak for 2007. (Mar 2006)
  • Voted NO on disallowing FCC approval of larger media conglomerates. (Sep 2003)
  • Voted YES on Internet sales tax moratorium. (Oct 1998)
  • Voted YES on telecomm deregulation. (Feb 1996)
  • Prohibit the return of the Fairness Doctrine. (Jan 2009)
John McCain on Technology
Republican nominee for President; Senior Senator (AZ): Click here for 30 full quotes OR click here for John McCain on other issues.
  • $686K in donations from telecoms as chair of telecom cmte. (Mar 2008)
  • Ban Internet taxes & new cell phone taxes. (Feb 2008)
  • Donít police Internet crime; go after money to reduce crime. (Oct 2007)
  • Ban TV boxing; college football betting; & online gambling. (Oct 2007)
  • Veto pork barrel; focus transportation spending on repairs. (Aug 2007)
  • Special interest influence corruptly took HDTV frequencies. (May 2007)
  • FactCheck: Special interests only delayed HDTV transfer. (May 2007)
  • Provide unused spectrum to emergency officials. (Mar 2007)
  • 1996 Telecomm Bill: public interest was not at the table. (May 2002)
  • Uses Internet to read news & to get donations. (Mar 2000)
  • Digital Divide requires tax credits for equipment & teachers. (Jan 2000)
  • Internet tax ban saved consumers $600M this Xmas. (Jan 2000)
  • Free TV & radio to candidates as a public interest. (Dec 1999)
  • Make Internet tax moratorium permanent. (Dec 1999)
  • Encourage teachers to learn high tech. (Oct 1999)
  • Technology can hasten end of haves vs. have-nots. (Sep 1999)
  • Get more government documents on-line. (Aug 1999)
  • Telecommuncations Act was an influence-peddling scheme. (Jul 1999)
  • Internet access, with filters, at every school & library. (Jun 1999)
  • No government control over computer encryption. (Apr 1999)
  • Voted YES on authorizing states to collect Internet sales taxes. (May 2013)
  • Voted NO on restoring $550M in funding for Amtrak for 2007. (Mar 2006)
  • Voted NO on disallowing FCC approval of larger media conglomerates. (Sep 2003)
  • Voted YES on Internet sales tax moratorium. (Oct 1998)
  • Voted NO on telecomm deregulation. (Feb 1996)
  • Sponsored bill requiring text on TV for visually-impaired. (Apr 2005)
  • Permanent ban on state & local taxation of Internet access. (Oct 2007)
  • Require websites to police for copyrighted materials. (May 2011)
  • Website for competitive federal awards. (Jun 2008)

House:


Ron Barber on Technology
Democrat (District 2): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Ron Barber on other issues.
  • Voted YES on protecting cyber security by sharing data with government. (Apr 2013)
Trent Franks on Technology
Republican Representative (AZ-2): Click here for 13 full quotes OR click here for Trent Franks on other issues.
  • Voted YES on protecting cyber security by sharing data with government. (Apr 2013)
  • Voted YES on terminating funding for National Public Radio. (Mar 2011)
  • Voted NO on delaying digital TV conversion by four months. (Mar 2009)
  • Voted YES on retroactive immunity for telecoms' warrantless surveillance. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted NO on $23B instead of $4.9B for waterway infrastructure. (Nov 2007)
  • Voted NO on establishing "network neutrality" (non-tiered Internet). (Jun 2006)
  • Voted YES on increasing fines for indecent broadcasting. (Feb 2005)
  • Voted YES on promoting commercial human space flight industry. (Nov 2004)
  • Voted YES on banning Internet gambling by credit card. (Jun 2003)
  • Permanent ban on state & local taxation of Internet access. (Oct 2007)
  • Popularize Electronic Signatures with ESIGN Day. (Jun 2010)
  • End net neutrality; allow tiered Internet service. (Jan 2011)
  • Prohibit the return of the Fairness Doctrine. (Jan 2009)
Paul Gosar on Technology
Republican (District 4): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Paul Gosar on other issues.
  • Voted NO on protecting cyber security by sharing data with government. (Apr 2013)
  • Voted YES on terminating funding for National Public Radio. (Mar 2011)
Raul Grijalva on Technology
Democratic Representative (AZ-7): Click here for 16 full quotes OR click here for Raul Grijalva on other issues.
  • Voted NO on protecting cyber security by sharing data with government. (Apr 2013)
  • Voted NO on terminating funding for National Public Radio. (Mar 2011)
  • Voted YES on delaying digital TV conversion by four months. (Mar 2009)
  • Voted NO on retroactive immunity for telecoms' warrantless surveillance. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted YES on $23B instead of $4.9B for waterway infrastructure. (Nov 2007)
  • Voted YES on establishing "network neutrality" (non-tiered Internet). (Jun 2006)
  • Voted NO on increasing fines for indecent broadcasting. (Feb 2005)
  • Voted NO on promoting commercial human space flight industry. (Nov 2004)
  • Voted NO on banning Internet gambling by credit card. (Jun 2003)
  • Facilitate nationwide 2-1-1 phone line for human services. (Jan 2007)
  • Permanent ban on state & local taxation of Internet access. (Oct 2007)
  • Popularize Electronic Signatures with ESIGN Day. (Jun 2010)
  • Stop foreign internet piracy of copyrighted materials. (Jan 2012)
  • Sponsored investing $1 billion in transportation projects. (Mar 2013)
  • Create online database of science & math scholarships. (Dec 2007)
  • Overturn FCC approval of media consolidation. (Mar 2008)
Ann Kirkpatrick on Technology
Democrat (District 1): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Ann Kirkpatrick on other issues.
  • Voted YES on protecting cyber security by sharing data with government. (Apr 2013)
  • Voted YES on delaying digital TV conversion by four months. (Mar 2009)
  • No performance royalties for radio music. (Mar 2009)
David Schweikert on Technology
Republican (District 6): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for David Schweikert on other issues.
  • Voted YES on protecting cyber security by sharing data with government. (Apr 2013)
  • Voted YES on terminating funding for National Public Radio. (Mar 2011)
Kyrsten Sinema on Technology
Democrat (District 9): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Kyrsten Sinema on other issues.
  • Voted YES on protecting cyber security by sharing data with government. (Apr 2013)

Former candidates & officeholders:


Janet Napolitano-Gov on Technology
Former Democratic Governor; now in Cabinet: Click here for Janet Napolitano-Gov on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Frank Riggs on Technology
Republican Gubernatorial Challenger : Click here for Frank Riggs on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Don Bivens on Technology
Former Democratic Challenger (2012): Click here for Don Bivens on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Bryan Hackbarth on Technology
Republican Challenger (lost 2012 primary): Click here for Bryan Hackbarth on other issues.
    No stance on record.
David Ruben on Technology
Democratic Challenger (lost 2012 primary): Click here for the full quote OR click here for David Ruben on other issues.
  • Government support of science crucial to growth and survival. (May 2012)
Jeff Flake on Technology
Republican Representative (AZ-6); Senate challenger: Click here for 13 full quotes OR click here for Jeff Flake on other issues.
  • Change transportation funding so donor states get more back. (Jul 2011)
  • Voted NO on authorizing states to collect Internet sales taxes. (May 2013)
  • Voted YES on terminating funding for National Public Radio. (Mar 2011)
  • Voted YES on retroactive immunity for telecoms' warrantless surveillance. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted NO on $23B instead of $4.9B for waterway infrastructure. (Nov 2007)
  • Voted NO on establishing "network neutrality" (non-tiered Internet). (Jun 2006)
  • Voted YES on increasing fines for indecent broadcasting. (Feb 2005)
  • Voted YES on promoting commercial human space flight industry. (Nov 2004)
  • Voted NO on banning Internet gambling by credit card. (Jun 2003)
  • Voted NO on allowing telephone monopolies to offer Internet access. (Feb 2002)
  • Criminal penalties for e-mail spamming. (Feb 2001)
  • Permanent ban on state & local taxation of Internet access. (Oct 2007)
  • Prohibit the return of the Fairness Doctrine. (Jan 2009)
Gabby Giffords on Technology
Democrat: Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Gabby Giffords on other issues.
  • Voted YES on delaying digital TV conversion by four months. (Mar 2009)
  • Voted YES on retroactive immunity for telecoms' warrantless surveillance. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted YES on $23B instead of $4.9B for waterway infrastructure. (Nov 2007)
  • Permanent ban on state & local taxation of Internet access. (Oct 2007)
  • Popularize Electronic Signatures with ESIGN Day. (Jun 2010)
  • Create online database of science & math scholarships. (Dec 2007)
Ed Pastor on Technology
Democratic Representative (AZ-4): Click here for 10 full quotes OR click here for Ed Pastor on other issues.
  • Voted YES on protecting cyber security by sharing data with government. (Apr 2013)
  • Voted NO on terminating funding for National Public Radio. (Mar 2011)
  • Voted YES on delaying digital TV conversion by four months. (Mar 2009)
  • Voted NO on retroactive immunity for telecoms' warrantless surveillance. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted NO on establishing "network neutrality" (non-tiered Internet). (Jun 2006)
  • Voted YES on increasing fines for indecent broadcasting. (Feb 2005)
  • Voted YES on promoting commercial human space flight industry. (Nov 2004)
  • Voted NO on banning Internet gambling by credit card. (Jun 2003)
  • Voted YES on allowing telephone monopolies to offer Internet access. (Feb 2002)
  • Facilitate nationwide 2-1-1 phone line for human services. (Jan 2007)
Ben Quayle on Technology
Republican (lost 2012 primary) (District 3): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Ben Quayle on other issues.
  • Voted YES on terminating funding for National Public Radio. (Mar 2011)
  • Withdrew support for policing websites for copyright. (Oct 2011)
  • Member of House Committee on Science, Space & Technology. (Mar 2011)
Matt Salmon on Technology
Republican (District 5): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Matt Salmon on other issues.
  • Voted YES on protecting cyber security by sharing data with government. (Apr 2013)
Jane Dee Hull on Technology
Former Republican Governor (1997-2002): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Jane Dee Hull on other issues.
  • Targeted tax cuts to attract high-tech companies. (Jan 2001)
  • Level playing field for Main Street vs. Internet sales tax. (Aug 2001)
J.D. Hayworth on Technology
Republican (until 2007) (District 6): Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for J.D. Hayworth on other issues.
  • Voted NO on establishing "network neutrality" (non-tiered Internet). (Jun 2006)
  • Voted YES on increasing fines for indecent broadcasting. (Feb 2005)
  • Voted YES on promoting commercial human space flight industry. (Nov 2004)
  • Voted NO on banning Internet gambling by credit card. (Jun 2003)
  • Voted NO on allowing telephone monopolies to offer Internet access. (Feb 2002)
  • Criminal penalties for e-mail spamming. (Feb 2001)
  • Let companies share Y2K plans with no risk of lawsuits. (Oct 1998)
J.D. Hayworth on Technology
2010 Republican challenger; previously US Representative: Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for J.D. Hayworth on other issues.
  • Voted NO on establishing "network neutrality" (non-tiered Internet). (Jun 2006)
  • Voted YES on increasing fines for indecent broadcasting. (Feb 2005)
  • Voted YES on promoting commercial human space flight industry. (Nov 2004)
  • Voted NO on banning Internet gambling by credit card. (Jun 2003)
  • Voted NO on allowing telephone monopolies to offer Internet access. (Feb 2002)
  • Criminal penalties for e-mail spamming. (Feb 2001)
  • Let companies share Y2K plans with no risk of lawsuits. (Oct 1998)
Stuart Starky on Technology
2004 former Democrat challenger; also ran for Senate in '00: Click here for Stuart Starky on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Bob Stump on Technology
Former GOP (until 2010) (District 3): Click here for Bob Stump on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Rudy Garcia on Technology
2010 Democratic challenger (lost primary); previously Mayor: Click here for Rudy Garcia on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Rodney Glassman on Technology
2010 Democratic Challenger: Click here for Rodney Glassman on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Jim Kolbe on Technology
Republican (District 5): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Jim Kolbe on other issues.
  • Voted NO on establishing "network neutrality" (non-tiered Internet). (Jun 2006)
  • Voted YES on increasing fines for indecent broadcasting. (Feb 2005)
  • Voted YES on promoting commercial human space flight industry. (Nov 2004)
  • Voted YES on banning Internet gambling by credit card. (Jun 2003)
  • Voted NO on allowing telephone monopolies to offer Internet access. (Feb 2002)
  • Promote internet via Congressional Internet Caucus. (Jan 2001)
Harry Mitchell on Technology
Democrat: Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Harry Mitchell on other issues.
  • Voted YES on delaying digital TV conversion by four months. (Mar 2009)
  • Voted YES on retroactive immunity for telecoms' warrantless surveillance. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted YES on $23B instead of $4.9B for waterway infrastructure. (Nov 2007)
  • Permanent ban on state & local taxation of Internet access. (Oct 2007)
  • No performance royalties for radio music. (Mar 2009)
Jim Pederson on Technology
Democratic challenger, state party chair: Click here for Jim Pederson on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Rick Renzi on Technology
Republican Representative (AZ-1): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Rick Renzi on other issues.
  • Voted YES on retroactive immunity for telecoms' warrantless surveillance. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted YES on $23B instead of $4.9B for waterway infrastructure. (Nov 2007)
  • Voted NO on establishing "network neutrality" (non-tiered Internet). (Jun 2006)
  • Voted YES on increasing fines for indecent broadcasting. (Feb 2005)
  • Voted YES on promoting commercial human space flight industry. (Nov 2004)
  • Voted YES on banning Internet gambling by credit card. (Jun 2003)
John Shadegg on Technology
Republican Representative (AZ-3): Click here for 11 full quotes OR click here for John Shadegg on other issues.
  • Voted NO on delaying digital TV conversion by four months. (Mar 2009)
  • Voted YES on retroactive immunity for telecoms' warrantless surveillance. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted NO on $23B instead of $4.9B for waterway infrastructure. (Nov 2007)
  • Voted NO on establishing "network neutrality" (non-tiered Internet). (Jun 2006)
  • Voted YES on increasing fines for indecent broadcasting. (Feb 2005)
  • Voted YES on promoting commercial human space flight industry. (Nov 2004)
  • Voted YES on banning Internet gambling by credit card. (Jun 2003)
  • Voted NO on allowing telephone monopolies to offer Internet access. (Feb 2002)
  • Promote internet via Congressional Internet Caucus. (Jan 2001)
  • Permanent ban on state & local taxation of Internet access. (Oct 2007)
  • Prohibit the return of the Fairness Doctrine. (Jan 2009)

                                                                                                                                                                               
  


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