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Matthew Hess on Free Trade
Libertarian Challenger : Click here for the full quote OR click here for Matthew Hess on other issues.
  • Free & open trade is the key to economic success. (Jan 2014)
John Hickenlooper on Free Trade
Democratic Governor: Click here for John Hickenlooper on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Tom Tancredo on Free Trade
Republican Representative (CO-6): Click here for 20 full quotes OR click here for Tom Tancredo on other issues.
  • Oil trade imbalance is a national security risk. (Dec 2007)
  • NAFTA has been a disaster for many places, especially Mexico. (Dec 2007)
  • Voted NO on permanent normalized trade relations with China. (Nov 2007)
  • Enforce trade & currency rules against China. (Oct 2007)
  • CAFTA should be about trade; get rid of immigration parts. (Oct 2007)
  • Don’t diminish sovereignty in hopes of influencing trade. (Sep 2007)
  • No NAFTA Superhighway from Canada to Mexico. (Sep 2007)
  • Fast track authority should not be renewed. (Sep 2007)
  • Globalization is replacing “citizens” with “consumers”. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted YES on promoting free trade with Peru. (Nov 2007)
  • Voted NO on assisting workers who lose jobs due to globalization. (Oct 2007)
  • Voted NO 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)
  • End economic protectionism: let dairy compacts expire . (Aug 2001)
  • Rated 61% by CATO, indicating a mixed record on trade issues. (Dec 2002)
  • Extend trade restrictions on Burma to promote democracy. (Jun 2007)
  • Block NAFTA Superhighway & North American Union. (Jan 2007)

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Randy Baumgardner on Free Trade
Republican Challenger: Click here for Randy Baumgardner on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Michael Bennet on Free Trade
Democratic Jr Senator: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Michael Bennet on other issues.
  • Insist on access to post-mad-cow Japanese beef markets. (Mar 2010)
Ken Buck on Free Trade
Republican Challenger (withdrawn): Click here for Ken Buck on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Cory Gardner on Free Trade
Republican Senate challenger: Click here for Cory Gardner on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Owen Hill on Free Trade
Republican Senate Challenger: Click here for Owen Hill on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Amy Stephens on Free Trade
Republican Challenger (withdrawn): Click here for Amy Stephens on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Mark Udall on Free Trade
Democratic Representative (CO-2): Click here for 9 full quotes OR click here for Mark Udall on other issues.
  • Reducing repatriation tax rewards sending jobs overseas. (Sep 2008)
  • Voted YES on promoting free trade with Peru. (Nov 2007)
  • Voted YES on assisting workers who lose jobs due to globalization. (Oct 2007)
  • Voted NO on implementing CAFTA, Central America Free Trade. (Jul 2005)
  • Voted YES on implementing US-Australia Free Trade Agreement. (Jul 2004)
  • Voted YES on implementing US-Singapore free trade agreement. (Jul 2003)
  • Voted YES on implementing free trade agreement with Chile. (Jul 2003)
  • Voted NO on withdrawing from the WTO. (Jun 2000)
  • Rated 39% by CATO, indicating a mixed record on trade issues. (Dec 2002)

House:


Ken Buck on Free Trade
Republican nominee (District 4): Click here for Ken Buck on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Mike Coffman on Free Trade
Republican (District 6): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Mike Coffman on other issues.
  • Tariffs against countries undervaluing their currency. (May 2009)
Diana DeGette on Free Trade
Democratic Representative (CO-1): Click here for 10 full quotes OR click here for Diana DeGette on other issues.
  • Voted YES on promoting free trade with Peru. (Nov 2007)
  • Voted YES on assisting workers who lose jobs due to globalization. (Oct 2007)
  • Voted NO on implementing CAFTA, Central America Free Trade. (Jul 2005)
  • Voted YES on implementing US-Australia Free Trade Agreement. (Jul 2004)
  • Voted YES on implementing US-Singapore free trade agreement. (Jul 2003)
  • Voted YES on implementing free trade agreement with Chile. (Jul 2003)
  • Voted NO on withdrawing from the WTO. (Jun 2000)
  • Voted NO on 'Fast Track' authority for trade agreements. (Sep 1998)
  • Rated 53% by CATO, indicating a mixed record on trade issues. (Dec 2002)
  • Impose tariffs against countries which manipulate currency. (Feb 2011)
Doug Lamborn on Free Trade
Republican: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Doug Lamborn 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)
Ed Perlmutter on Free Trade
Democrat: Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Ed Perlmutter on other issues.
  • Voted YES on promoting free trade with Peru. (Nov 2007)
  • Voted YES on assisting workers who lose jobs due to globalization. (Oct 2007)
  • Impose tariffs against countries which manipulate currency. (Feb 2011)
Jared Polis on Free Trade
Democrat (District 2): Click here for Jared Polis on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Tom Tancredo on Free Trade
Republican Representative (CO-6): Click here for 20 full quotes OR click here for Tom Tancredo on other issues.
  • Oil trade imbalance is a national security risk. (Dec 2007)
  • NAFTA has been a disaster for many places, especially Mexico. (Dec 2007)
  • Voted NO on permanent normalized trade relations with China. (Nov 2007)
  • Enforce trade & currency rules against China. (Oct 2007)
  • CAFTA should be about trade; get rid of immigration parts. (Oct 2007)
  • Don’t diminish sovereignty in hopes of influencing trade. (Sep 2007)
  • No NAFTA Superhighway from Canada to Mexico. (Sep 2007)
  • Fast track authority should not be renewed. (Sep 2007)
  • Globalization is replacing “citizens” with “consumers”. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted YES on promoting free trade with Peru. (Nov 2007)
  • Voted NO on assisting workers who lose jobs due to globalization. (Oct 2007)
  • Voted NO 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)
  • End economic protectionism: let dairy compacts expire . (Aug 2001)
  • Rated 61% by CATO, indicating a mixed record on trade issues. (Dec 2002)
  • Extend trade restrictions on Burma to promote democracy. (Jun 2007)
  • Block NAFTA Superhighway & North American Union. (Jan 2007)
Scott Tipton on Free Trade
Republican (District 3): Click here for Scott Tipton on other issues.
    No stance on record.

Former candidates & officeholders:


Bob Beauprez on Free Trade
Republican Gubernatorial Challenger: Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Bob Beauprez on other issues.
  • Voted YES on implementing CAFTA, Central America Free Trade. (Jul 2005)
  • Voted YES on implementing US-Australia Free Trade Agreement. (Jul 2004)
  • Voted YES on implementing US-Singapore free trade agreement. (Jul 2003)
  • Voted YES on implementing free trade agreement with Chile. (Jul 2003)
William Owens on Free Trade
Republican CO Governor: Click here for William Owens on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Bill Ritter on Free Trade
Democrat: Click here for Bill Ritter on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Cory Gardner on Free Trade
Republican (Senate run 2014) (District 4): Click here for Cory Gardner on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Raul Acosta on Free Trade
2004 former Republican Write-in Challenger: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Raul Acosta on other issues.
  • Outsourcing is wrong. (Oct 2004)
  • Unsure on NAFTA. (Oct 2004)
Hank Brown on Free Trade
Former Republican Senator (Until 1996): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Hank Brown on other issues.
  • Voted YES on imposing trade sanctions on Japan for closed market. (May 1995)
Ben Nighthorse Campbell on Free Trade
Former Republican incumbent; retired 2004: Click here for 10 full quotes OR click here for Ben Nighthorse Campbell on other issues.
  • Voted YES on establishing free trade between US & Singapore. (Jul 2003)
  • Voted YES on establishing free trade between the US and Chile. (Jul 2003)
  • Voted NO on extending free trade to Andean nations. (May 2002)
  • Voted NO on granting normal trade relations status to Vietnam. (Oct 2001)
  • Voted YES on removing common goods from national security export rules. (Sep 2001)
  • Voted NO on permanent normal trade relations with China. (Sep 2000)
  • Voted YES on expanding trade to the third world. (May 2000)
  • Voted NO on renewing 'fast track' presidential trade authority. (Nov 1997)
  • Voted YES on imposing trade sanctions on Japan for closed market. (May 1995)
  • Rated 42% by CATO, indicating a mixed record on trade issues. (Dec 2002)
Pete Coors on Free Trade
2004 former Republican challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Pete Coors on other issues.
  • Supports free trade. (May 2004)
Scott McInnis on Free Trade
Republican (Until 2004) (District 3): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Scott McInnis on other issues.
  • Voted YES on implementing US-Australia Free Trade Agreement. (Jul 2004)
  • Voted YES on implementing US-Singapore free trade agreement. (Jul 2003)
  • Voted YES on implementing free trade agreement with Chile. (Jul 2003)
  • Voted NO on withdrawing from the WTO. (Jun 2000)
  • Voted YES on 'Fast Track' authority for trade agreements. (Sep 1998)
  • Rated 72% by CATO, indicating a pro-free trade voting record. (Dec 2002)
Mike Miles on Free Trade
2004 former Democratic Senate primary challenger: Click here for Mike Miles on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Richard Randall on Free Trade
2004 former Libertarian Challenger: Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Richard Randall on other issues.
  • NAFTA and GATT are not free trade. (Oct 2004)
  • US tariffs and quotas cost Americans $70B annually. (Oct 2004)
  • Abolish all trade barriers and export promotion. (Oct 2004)
Dan Schaefer on Free Trade
Republican Former (1994-) (District 6): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Dan Schaefer on other issues.
  • Voted YES on 'Fast Track' authority for trade agreements. (Sep 1998)
Bob Schaffer on Free Trade
Senate challenger 2008; previously Republican Representative (CO-4): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Bob Schaffer on other issues.
  • Reducing repatriation tax pumps capital into economy. (Sep 2008)
  • Voted YES on withdrawing from the WTO. (Jun 2000)
  • Voted YES on 'Fast Track' authority for trade agreements. (Sep 1998)
Tom Strickland on Free Trade
2002 Democratic Challenger (CO): Click here for Tom Strickland on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Wayne Allard on Free Trade
Republican Sr Senator (CO): Click here for 15 full quotes OR click here for Wayne Allard 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 YES 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 renewing 'fast track' presidential trade authority. (Nov 1997)
  • Rated 83% by CATO, indicating a pro-free trade voting record. (Dec 2002)
  • Extend trade restrictions on Burma to promote democracy. (Jun 2007)
  • Ban Argentine meat imports to avoid foot & mouth disease. (Jul 2008)
  • Promote fair trade restricting Canadian wheat. (Oct 1993)
Bob Beauprez on Free Trade
Republican (District 7): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Bob Beauprez on other issues.
  • Voted YES on implementing CAFTA, Central America Free Trade. (Jul 2005)
  • Voted YES on implementing US-Australia Free Trade Agreement. (Jul 2004)
  • Voted YES on implementing US-Singapore free trade agreement. (Jul 2003)
  • Voted YES on implementing free trade agreement with Chile. (Jul 2003)
Joel Hefley on Free Trade
Republican (District 5): Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for Joel Hefley on other issues.
  • 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 NO on withdrawing from the WTO. (Jun 2000)
  • Voted YES on 'Fast Track' authority for trade agreements. (Sep 1998)
  • Rated 44% by CATO, indicating a mixed record on trade issues. (Dec 2002)
Betsy Markey on Free Trade
Former Democrat (until 2010) (District 4): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Betsy Markey on other issues.
  • Insist on access to post-mad-cow Japanese beef markets. (Mar 2010)
Marilyn Musgrave on Free Trade
Republican Representative (CO-4): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Marilyn Musgrave 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 YES on implementing US-Singapore free trade agreement. (Jul 2003)
  • Voted YES on implementing free trade agreement with Chile. (Jul 2003)
Jane Norton on Free Trade
Republican Senate Challenger (2010); previously Lt. Gov.: Click here for Jane Norton on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Andrew Romanoff on Free Trade
2010 Democratic Challenger (lost primary): Click here for Andrew Romanoff on other issues.
    No stance on record.
John Salazar on Free Trade
Democratic Representative (CO-3): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for John Salazar on other issues.
  • Voted YES on promoting free trade with Peru. (Nov 2007)
  • Voted YES on assisting workers who lose jobs due to globalization. (Oct 2007)
  • Voted NO on implementing CAFTA, Central America Free Trade. (Jul 2005)
Ken Salazar on Free Trade
Democratic Jr Senator (CO): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Ken Salazar on other issues.
  • Stoutly in favor of free trade. (Oct 2004)
  • Voted YES on promoting free trade with Peru. (Dec 2007)
  • Voted YES on free trade agreement with Oman. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted NO on implementing CAFTA for Central America free-trade. (Jul 2005)
  • Extend trade restrictions on Burma to promote democracy. (Jun 2007)
  • Ban Argentine meat imports to avoid foot & mouth disease. (Jul 2008)
Bob Schaffer on Free Trade
Senate challenger 2008; previously Republican Representative (CO-4): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Bob Schaffer on other issues.
  • Reducing repatriation tax pumps capital into economy. (Sep 2008)
  • Voted YES on withdrawing from the WTO. (Jun 2000)
  • Voted YES on 'Fast Track' authority for trade agreements. (Sep 1998)
David Skaggs on Free Trade
Democrat (District 2): Click here for David Skaggs on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Mark Udall on Free Trade
Democratic Representative (CO-2): Click here for 9 full quotes OR click here for Mark Udall on other issues.
  • Reducing repatriation tax rewards sending jobs overseas. (Sep 2008)
  • Voted YES on promoting free trade with Peru. (Nov 2007)
  • Voted YES on assisting workers who lose jobs due to globalization. (Oct 2007)
  • Voted NO on implementing CAFTA, Central America Free Trade. (Jul 2005)
  • Voted YES on implementing US-Australia Free Trade Agreement. (Jul 2004)
  • Voted YES on implementing US-Singapore free trade agreement. (Jul 2003)
  • Voted YES on implementing free trade agreement with Chile. (Jul 2003)
  • Voted NO on withdrawing from the WTO. (Jun 2000)
  • Rated 39% by CATO, indicating a mixed record on trade issues. (Dec 2002)

                                                                                                                                                                               
  


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