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Jeb Bush on Jobs
Republican FL Governor; V.P. prospect: Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Jeb Bush on other issues.
  • Employ American Workers Act led to lost ideas & lost jobs. (Mar 2013)
  • Job growth during Bush terms, but very low wage jobs. (Dec 2009)
  • Gambling is emblematic of "something for nothing" culture. (Feb 2007)
  • Operation Paycheck: stimulus for 33,000 construction jobs. (Jan 2002)
  • More R&D & tax incentives for small farmers. (Sep 2001)
  • Repeal the federal unemployment "temporary surtax". (Feb 2001)
Charlie Crist on Jobs
Republican: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Charlie Crist on other issues.
  • Minimum wage increase good; living wage better. (Dec 2013)
Rick Scott on Jobs
Republican Governor: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Rick Scott on other issues.
  • High unemployment compensation deter job creation. (Mar 2011)
  • 7 Steps; 700,000 jobs; 7 years. (Aug 2010)
Alexander Snitker on Jobs
Libertarian Lt. Governor Challenger: Click here for Alexander Snitker on other issues.
    No stance on record.

Senate:

FL 2012: 2012 Florida Senate Debates


Connie Mack IV on Jobs
Senate challenger; Republican Representative (FL-14): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Connie Mack IV on other issues.
  • Voted YES on extending unemployment benefits from 39 weeks to 59 weeks. (Oct 2008)
  • Voted NO on overriding presidential veto of Farm Bill. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted NO on restricting employer interference in union organizing. (Mar 2007)
  • Voted NO on increasing minimum wage to $7.25. (Jan 2007)
Bill Nelson on Jobs
Democratic Sr Senator (FL): Click here for 13 full quotes OR click here for Bill Nelson on other issues.
  • Voted YES on extending unemployment benefits from 39 weeks to 59 weeks. (Nov 2008)
  • Voted YES on overriding presidential veto of Farm Bill. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted NO on terminating legal challenges to English-only job rules. (Mar 2008)
  • Voted YES on limiting farm subsidies to people earning under $750,000. (Dec 2007)
  • Voted YES on restricting employer interference in union organizing. (Jun 2007)
  • Voted YES on increasing minimum wage to $7.25. (Feb 2007)
  • Voted YES on raising the minimum wage to $7.25 rather than $6.25. (Mar 2005)
  • Voted NO on repealing Clinton's ergonomic rules on repetitive stress. (Mar 2001)
  • Protect overtime pay protections. (Jun 2003)
  • Rated 77% by the AFL-CIO, indicating a pro-union voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Allow an Air Traffic Controller's Union. (Jan 2006)
  • Form unions by card-check instead of secret ballot. (Mar 2009)
  • Ban discriminatory compensation; allow 2 years to sue. (Jan 2009)
Marco Rubio on Jobs
Republican Jr Senator: Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Marco Rubio on other issues.
  • Grow the middle class; don't grow the government. (Feb 2013)
  • 1984: Enthusiastic union activist during dad's strike. (Jun 2012)
  • Oppose card check & Employee Free Choice Act. (Feb 2010)
Dave Weldon on Jobs
Republican Representative (FL-15): Click here for 8 full quotes OR click here for Dave Weldon on other issues.
  • Voted NO on overriding presidential veto of Farm Bill. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted NO on restricting employer interference in union organizing. (Mar 2007)
  • Voted NO on increasing minimum wage to $7.25. (Jan 2007)
  • Voted YES on end offshore tax havens and promote small business. (Oct 2004)
  • Voted YES on $167B over 10 years for farm price supports. (Oct 2001)
  • Voted YES on zero-funding OSHA's Ergonomics Rules instead of $4.5B. (Mar 2001)
  • Rated 7% by the AFL-CIO, indicating an anti-union voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Incentives to businesses create jobs & raise wages. (Sep 1994)

House:


Gus Bilirakis on Jobs
Republican: Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Gus Bilirakis on other issues.
  • Voted YES on allowing compensatory time off for working overtime. (Apr 2013)
  • Voted YES on extending unemployment benefits from 39 weeks to 59 weeks. (Oct 2008)
  • Voted YES on overriding presidential veto of Farm Bill. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted NO on restricting employer interference in union organizing. (Mar 2007)
  • Voted YES on increasing minimum wage to $7.25. (Jan 2007)
  • Rated 100% by CEI, indicating a pro-workplace choice voting record. (May 2012)
Corrine Brown on Jobs
Democratic Representative (FL-3): Click here for 16 full quotes OR click here for Corrine Brown on other issues.
  • Voted NO on allowing compensatory time off for working overtime. (Apr 2013)
  • Voted YES on extending unemployment benefits from 39 weeks to 59 weeks. (Oct 2008)
  • Voted YES on overriding presidential veto of Farm Bill. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted YES on restricting employer interference in union organizing. (Mar 2007)
  • Voted YES on increasing minimum wage to $7.25. (Jan 2007)
  • Voted YES on end offshore tax havens and promote small business. (Oct 2004)
  • Voted YES on $167B over 10 years for farm price supports. (Oct 2001)
  • Voted NO on zero-funding OSHA's Ergonomics Rules instead of $4.5B. (Mar 2001)
  • Rated 100% by the AFL-CIO, indicating a pro-union voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Allow an Air Traffic Controller's Union. (Jan 2006)
  • Form unions by card-check instead of secret ballot. (Mar 2009)
  • Rated 0% by CEI, indicating a pro-worker rights voting record. (May 2012)
  • Raise the minimum wage to $10.10 per hour by 2016. (Mar 2013)
  • Extend unemployment compensation during recession. (Jan 2008)
  • Ban discriminatory compensation; allow 2 years to sue. (Jan 2009)
  • Stronger enforcement against gender-based pay discrimination. (Jan 2009)
Vern Buchanan on Jobs
Republican: Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Vern Buchanan on other issues.
  • Voted YES on allowing compensatory time off for working overtime. (Apr 2013)
  • Voted YES on extending unemployment benefits from 39 weeks to 59 weeks. (Oct 2008)
  • Voted YES on overriding presidential veto of Farm Bill. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted NO on restricting employer interference in union organizing. (Mar 2007)
  • Voted YES on increasing minimum wage to $7.25. (Jan 2007)
  • Rated 100% by CEI, indicating a pro-workplace choice voting record. (May 2012)
Kathy Castor on Jobs
Democrat: Click here for 10 full quotes OR click here for Kathy Castor on other issues.
  • Voted NO on allowing compensatory time off for working overtime. (Apr 2013)
  • Voted YES on extending unemployment benefits from 39 weeks to 59 weeks. (Oct 2008)
  • Voted YES on overriding presidential veto of Farm Bill. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted YES on restricting employer interference in union organizing. (Mar 2007)
  • Voted YES on increasing minimum wage to $7.25. (Jan 2007)
  • Form unions by card-check instead of secret ballot. (Mar 2009)
  • Rated 0% by CEI, indicating a pro-worker rights voting record. (May 2012)
  • Raise the minimum wage to $10.10 per hour by 2016. (Mar 2013)
  • Ban discriminatory compensation; allow 2 years to sue. (Jan 2009)
  • Stronger enforcement against gender-based pay discrimination. (Jan 2009)
Curt Clawson on Jobs
Republican (District 19): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Curt Clawson on other issues.
  • Unemployment rate dropped only because people gave up. (Jun 2014)
Ander Crenshaw on Jobs
Republican Representative (FL-4): Click here for 10 full quotes OR click here for Ander Crenshaw on other issues.
  • Voted YES on allowing compensatory time off for working overtime. (Apr 2013)
  • Voted YES on extending unemployment benefits from 39 weeks to 59 weeks. (Oct 2008)
  • Voted NO on overriding presidential veto of Farm Bill. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted NO on restricting employer interference in union organizing. (Mar 2007)
  • Voted YES on increasing minimum wage to $7.25. (Jan 2007)
  • Voted YES on end offshore tax havens and promote small business. (Oct 2004)
  • Voted YES on $167B over 10 years for farm price supports. (Oct 2001)
  • Voted YES on zero-funding OSHA's Ergonomics Rules instead of $4.5B. (Mar 2001)
  • Rated 7% by the AFL-CIO, indicating an anti-union voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Rated 100% by CEI, indicating a pro-workplace choice voting record. (May 2012)
Ron DeSantis on Jobs
Republican (District 6): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Ron DeSantis on other issues.
  • Voted YES on allowing compensatory time off for working overtime. (Apr 2013)
Ted Deutch on Jobs
Democrat (District 21): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Ted Deutch on other issues.
  • Voted NO on allowing compensatory time off for working overtime. (Apr 2013)
  • Rated 0% by CEI, indicating a pro-worker rights voting record. (May 2012)
  • Raise the minimum wage to $10.10 per hour by 2016. (Mar 2013)
Mario Diaz-Balart on Jobs
Republican Representative (FL-25): Click here for 8 full quotes OR click here for Mario Diaz-Balart on other issues.
  • Voted YES on allowing compensatory time off for working overtime. (Apr 2013)
  • Voted YES on extending unemployment benefits from 39 weeks to 59 weeks. (Oct 2008)
  • Voted YES on overriding presidential veto of Farm Bill. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted NO on restricting employer interference in union organizing. (Mar 2007)
  • Voted YES on increasing minimum wage to $7.25. (Jan 2007)
  • Voted NO on end offshore tax havens and promote small business. (Oct 2004)
  • Rated 7% by the AFL-CIO, indicating an anti-union voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Rated 17% by CEI, indicating a pro-worker rights voting record. (May 2012)
Lois Frankel on Jobs
Democrat (District 22): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Lois Frankel on other issues.
  • Voted NO on allowing compensatory time off for working overtime. (Apr 2013)
  • Raise the minimum wage to $10.10 per hour by 2016. (Jan 2014)
Joe Garcia on Jobs
Democrat (District 26): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Joe Garcia on other issues.
  • Voted NO on allowing compensatory time off for working overtime. (Apr 2013)
  • Raise the minimum wage to $10.10 per hour by 2016. (Jan 2014)
Alan Grayson on Jobs
Democrat (District 9): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Alan Grayson on other issues.
  • Voted NO on allowing compensatory time off for working overtime. (Apr 2013)
  • Form unions by card-check instead of secret ballot. (Mar 2009)
  • Raise the minimum wage to $10.10 per hour by 2016. (Mar 2013)
  • Ban discriminatory compensation; allow 2 years to sue. (Jan 2009)
Alcee Hastings on Jobs
Democratic Representative (FL-23): Click here for 14 full quotes OR click here for Alcee Hastings on other issues.
  • Voted NO on allowing compensatory time off for working overtime. (Apr 2013)
  • Voted YES on overriding presidential veto of Farm Bill. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted YES on restricting employer interference in union organizing. (Mar 2007)
  • Voted YES on increasing minimum wage to $7.25. (Jan 2007)
  • Voted YES on end offshore tax havens and promote small business. (Oct 2004)
  • Voted YES on $167B over 10 years for farm price supports. (Oct 2001)
  • Voted NO on zero-funding OSHA's Ergonomics Rules instead of $4.5B. (Mar 2001)
  • Rated 100% by the AFL-CIO, indicating a pro-union voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Allow an Air Traffic Controller's Union. (Jan 2006)
  • Form unions by card-check instead of secret ballot. (Mar 2009)
  • Rated 0% by CEI, indicating a pro-worker rights voting record. (May 2012)
  • Raise the minimum wage to $10.10 per hour by 2016. (Mar 2013)
  • Ban discriminatory compensation; allow 2 years to sue. (Jan 2009)
  • Stronger enforcement against gender-based pay discrimination. (Jan 2009)
David Jolly on Jobs
Republican (District 13): Click here for the full quote OR click here for David Jolly on other issues.
  • Local jobs rely on military 'national security triangle'. (Mar 2014)
Kendrick Meek on Jobs
Democratic Representative (FL-17): Click here for 11 full quotes OR click here for Kendrick Meek on other issues.
  • I wake up and fight for jobs for Floridians every day. (Aug 2010)
  • Supports minimum wage, organizing unions, and R&D. (Dec 2009)
  • Voted YES on extending unemployment benefits from 39 weeks to 59 weeks. (Oct 2008)
  • Voted YES on overriding presidential veto of Farm Bill. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted YES on restricting employer interference in union organizing. (Mar 2007)
  • Voted YES on increasing minimum wage to $7.25. (Jan 2007)
  • Voted NO on end offshore tax havens and promote small business. (Oct 2004)
  • Rated 87% by the AFL-CIO, indicating a pro-union voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Allow an Air Traffic Controller's Union. (Jan 2006)
  • Form unions by card-check instead of secret ballot. (Mar 2009)
  • Ban discriminatory compensation; allow 2 years to sue. (Jan 2009)
John Mica on Jobs
Republican Representative (FL-7): Click here for 11 full quotes OR click here for John Mica on other issues.
  • Voted YES on allowing compensatory time off for working overtime. (Apr 2013)
  • Voted YES on extending unemployment benefits from 39 weeks to 59 weeks. (Oct 2008)
  • Voted NO on overriding presidential veto of Farm Bill. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted NO on restricting employer interference in union organizing. (Mar 2007)
  • Voted NO on increasing minimum wage to $7.25. (Jan 2007)
  • Voted YES on end offshore tax havens and promote small business. (Oct 2004)
  • Voted NO on $167B over 10 years for farm price supports. (Oct 2001)
  • Voted YES on zero-funding OSHA's Ergonomics Rules instead of $4.5B. (Mar 2001)
  • Rated 7% by the AFL-CIO, indicating an anti-union voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Rated 100% by CEI, indicating a pro-workplace choice voting record. (May 2012)
  • Incentives to businesses create jobs & raise wages. (Sep 1994)
Jeff Miller on Jobs
Republican Representative (FL-1): Click here for 9 full quotes OR click here for Jeff Miller on other issues.
  • Voted YES on allowing compensatory time off for working overtime. (Apr 2013)
  • Voted NO on extending unemployment benefits from 39 weeks to 59 weeks. (Oct 2008)
  • Voted NO on overriding presidential veto of Farm Bill. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted NO on restricting employer interference in union organizing. (Mar 2007)
  • Voted NO on increasing minimum wage to $7.25. (Jan 2007)
  • Voted YES on end offshore tax havens and promote small business. (Oct 2004)
  • Rated 7% by the AFL-CIO, indicating an anti-union voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Allow an Air Traffic Controller's Union. (Jan 2006)
  • Rated 100% by CEI, indicating a pro-workplace choice voting record. (May 2012)
Patrick Murphy on Jobs
Democrat: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Patrick Murphy on other issues.
  • Voted NO on allowing compensatory time off for working overtime. (Apr 2013)
  • Raise the minimum wage to $10.10 per hour by 2016. (Feb 2014)
Rich Nugent on Jobs
Republican (District 11): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Rich Nugent on other issues.
  • Voted YES on allowing compensatory time off for working overtime. (Apr 2013)
  • Rated 100% by CEI, indicating a pro-workplace choice voting record. (May 2012)
Bill Posey on Jobs
Republican (District 8): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Bill Posey on other issues.
  • Voted YES on allowing compensatory time off for working overtime. (Apr 2013)
  • Rated 92% by CEI, indicating a pro-workplace choice voting record. (May 2012)
David Rivera on Jobs
Republican (District 25): Click here for the full quote OR click here for David Rivera on other issues.
  • Rated 50% by CEI, indicating a mixed voting record on Big Labor. (May 2012)
Tom Rooney on Jobs
Republican (District 17): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Tom Rooney on other issues.
  • Voted YES on allowing compensatory time off for working overtime. (Apr 2013)
  • Member of House Committee on Agriculture. (Mar 2011)
  • Rated 100% by CEI, indicating a pro-workplace choice voting record. (May 2012)
Ileana Ros-Lehtinen on Jobs
Republican Representative (FL-18): Click here for 10 full quotes OR click here for Ileana Ros-Lehtinen on other issues.
  • Voted YES on allowing compensatory time off for working overtime. (Apr 2013)
  • Voted YES on extending unemployment benefits from 39 weeks to 59 weeks. (Oct 2008)
  • Voted YES on overriding presidential veto of Farm Bill. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted NO on restricting employer interference in union organizing. (Mar 2007)
  • Voted YES on increasing minimum wage to $7.25. (Jan 2007)
  • Voted NO on end offshore tax havens and promote small business. (Oct 2004)
  • Voted YES on zero-funding OSHA's Ergonomics Rules instead of $4.5B. (Mar 2001)
  • Rated 13% by the AFL-CIO, indicating an anti-union voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Allow an Air Traffic Controller's Union. (Jan 2006)
  • Rated 17% by CEI, indicating a pro-worker rights voting record. (May 2012)
Dennis Ross on Jobs
Republican (District 15): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Dennis Ross on other issues.
  • Voted YES on allowing compensatory time off for working overtime. (Apr 2013)
  • Member of House Education and Labor Committee. (Mar 2011)
  • Rated 100% by CEI, indicating a pro-workplace choice voting record. (May 2012)
Steve Southerland on Jobs
Republican (District 2): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Steve Southerland on other issues.
  • Voted YES on allowing compensatory time off for working overtime. (Apr 2013)
  • Member of House Committee on Agriculture. (Mar 2011)
Debbie Wasserman Schultz on Jobs
Democratic Representative (FL-20): Click here for 11 full quotes OR click here for Debbie Wasserman Schultz on other issues.
  • Voted NO on allowing compensatory time off for working overtime. (Apr 2013)
  • Voted YES on extending unemployment benefits from 39 weeks to 59 weeks. (Oct 2008)
  • Voted YES on overriding presidential veto of Farm Bill. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted YES on restricting employer interference in union organizing. (Mar 2007)
  • Voted YES on increasing minimum wage to $7.25. (Jan 2007)
  • Allow an Air Traffic Controller's Union. (Jan 2006)
  • Form unions by card-check instead of secret ballot. (Mar 2009)
  • Rated 0% by CEI, indicating a pro-worker rights voting record. (May 2012)
  • Raise the minimum wage to $10.10 per hour by 2016. (Jan 2014)
  • Ban discriminatory compensation; allow 2 years to sue. (Jan 2009)
  • Stronger enforcement against gender-based pay discrimination. (Jan 2009)
Dan Webster on Jobs
Republican (District 10): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Dan Webster on other issues.
  • Rated 100% by CEI, indicating a pro-workplace choice voting record. (May 2012)
Allen West on Jobs
Republican (District 22): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Allen West on other issues.
  • Rated 100% by CEI, indicating a pro-workplace choice voting record. (May 2012)
Frederica Wilson on Jobs
Democrat (District 24): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Frederica Wilson on other issues.
  • Voted NO on allowing compensatory time off for working overtime. (Apr 2013)
  • Rated 0% by CEI, indicating a pro-worker rights voting record. (May 2012)
  • Raise the minimum wage to $10.10 per hour by 2016. (Mar 2013)
Ted Yoho on Jobs
Republican (District 3): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Ted Yoho on other issues.
  • Voted YES on allowing compensatory time off for working overtime. (Apr 2013)

Former candidates & officeholders:


George LeMieux on Jobs
2012 Republican Primary Challenger: Click here for George LeMieux on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Sandy Adams on Jobs
Republican (Lost 2012 primary) (District 24): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Sandy Adams on other issues.
  • Rated 100% by CEI, indicating a pro-workplace choice voting record. (May 2012)
Connie Mack IV on Jobs
Senate challenger; Republican Representative (FL-14): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Connie Mack IV on other issues.
  • Voted YES on extending unemployment benefits from 39 weeks to 59 weeks. (Oct 2008)
  • Voted NO on overriding presidential veto of Farm Bill. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted NO on restricting employer interference in union organizing. (Mar 2007)
  • Voted NO on increasing minimum wage to $7.25. (Jan 2007)
Trey Radel on Jobs
Republican (resigned 2014) (District 19): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Trey Radel on other issues.
  • Jobs here, jobs now, via less taxes. (Nov 2012)
  • Voted YES on allowing compensatory time off for working overtime. (Apr 2013)
Cliff Stearns on Jobs
Republican Representative (FL-6): Click here for 11 full quotes OR click here for Cliff Stearns on other issues.
  • Voted YES on extending unemployment benefits from 39 weeks to 59 weeks. (Oct 2008)
  • Voted NO on overriding presidential veto of Farm Bill. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted NO on restricting employer interference in union organizing. (Mar 2007)
  • Voted YES on increasing minimum wage to $7.25. (Jan 2007)
  • Voted YES on end offshore tax havens and promote small business. (Oct 2004)
  • Voted NO on $167B over 10 years for farm price supports. (Oct 2001)
  • Voted YES on zero-funding OSHA's Ergonomics Rules instead of $4.5B. (Mar 2001)
  • Member of the Congressional Rural Caucus. (Jan 2001)
  • Rated 7% by the AFL-CIO, indicating an anti-union voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Rated 100% by CEI, indicating a pro-workplace choice voting record. (May 2012)
  • Incentives to businesses create jobs & raise wages. (Sep 1994)
Bill Young on Jobs
Republican Representative (FL-10): Click here for 10 full quotes OR click here for Bill Young on other issues.
  • Voted YES on allowing compensatory time off for working overtime. (Apr 2013)
  • Voted NO on overriding presidential veto of Farm Bill. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted NO on restricting employer interference in union organizing. (Mar 2007)
  • Voted YES on increasing minimum wage to $7.25. (Jan 2007)
  • Voted NO on end offshore tax havens and promote small business. (Oct 2004)
  • Voted NO on $167B over 10 years for farm price supports. (Oct 2001)
  • Voted YES on zero-funding OSHA's Ergonomics Rules instead of $4.5B. (Mar 2001)
  • Rated 7% by the AFL-CIO, indicating an anti-union voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Rated 100% by CEI, indicating a pro-workplace choice voting record. (May 2012)
  • Incentives to businesses create jobs & raise wages. (Sep 1994)
Bill McBride on Jobs
Former Democrat Challenger (2002): Click here for Bill McBride on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Janet Reno on Jobs
Former Democratic Challenger (2006), and Cabinet Sec'y: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Janet Reno on other issues.
  • Shorten workday to conform to school hours. (Mar 1990)
Michael Bilirakis on Jobs
Republican (Retired 2006) (District 9): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Michael Bilirakis on other issues.
  • Voted YES on end offshore tax havens and promote small business. (Oct 2004)
  • Voted YES on $167B over 10 years for farm price supports. (Oct 2001)
  • Voted YES on zero-funding OSHA's Ergonomics Rules instead of $4.5B. (Mar 2001)
  • Rated 0% by the AFL-CIO, indicating an anti-union voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Allow an Air Traffic Controller's Union. (Jan 2006)
  • Incentives to businesses create jobs & raise wages. (Sep 1994)
Charles Canady on Jobs
Former GOP (District 12): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Charles Canady on other issues.
  • Incentives to businesses create jobs & raise wages. (Sep 1994)
Betty Castor on Jobs
2004 former Democratic Challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Betty Castor on other issues.
  • Raise the Minimum Wage to $6.75. (Sep 2004)
Peter Deutsch on Jobs
Former Democratic Senate challenger (2004); US Rep.: Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Peter Deutsch on other issues.
  • Voted YES on end offshore tax havens and promote small business. (Oct 2004)
  • Voted NO on $167B over 10 years for farm price supports. (Oct 2001)
  • Voted NO on zero-funding OSHA's Ergonomics Rules instead of $4.5B. (Mar 2001)
  • Rated 100% by the AFL-CIO, indicating a pro-union voting record. (Dec 2003)
Peter Deutsch on Jobs
Democrat (Until 2004) (District 20): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Peter Deutsch on other issues.
  • Voted YES on end offshore tax havens and promote small business. (Oct 2004)
  • Voted NO on $167B over 10 years for farm price supports. (Oct 2001)
  • Voted NO on zero-funding OSHA's Ergonomics Rules instead of $4.5B. (Mar 2001)
  • Rated 100% by the AFL-CIO, indicating a pro-union voting record. (Dec 2003)
Tillie Fowler on Jobs
Former GOP (District 4): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Tillie Fowler on other issues.
  • Incentives to businesses create jobs & raise wages. (Sep 1994)
Porter Goss on Jobs
Republican (Until 2004) (District 14): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Porter Goss on other issues.
  • Voted NO on $167B over 10 years for farm price supports. (Oct 2001)
  • Voted YES on zero-funding OSHA's Ergonomics Rules instead of $4.5B. (Mar 2001)
  • Rated 0% by the AFL-CIO, indicating an anti-union voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Incentives to businesses create jobs & raise wages. (Sep 1994)
Bob Graham on Jobs
Former Democratic Senator; retired 2004: Click here for 11 full quotes OR click here for Bob Graham on other issues.
  • I am the jobs candidate-I created 1.4M jobs in Florida. (Sep 2003)
  • Invest in our people & our workforce. (Sep 2003)
  • Repeal Bush tax cuts that went to top earners. (Sep 2003)
  • Need national program to rebuild infrastructure. (Sep 2003)
  • We pay bonuses in suites & fire workers in basement. (May 2003)
  • Voted NO on repealing Clinton's ergonomic rules on repetitive stress. (Mar 2001)
  • Voted NO on killing an increase in the minimum wage. (Nov 1999)
  • Voted NO on allowing workers to choose between overtime & comp-time. (May 1997)
  • Voted YES on replacing farm price supports. (Feb 1996)
  • Protect overtime pay protections. (Jun 2003)
  • Rated 80% by the AFL-CIO, indicating a pro-union voting record. (Dec 2003)
Katherine Harris on Jobs
Republican challenger (2006); Former US Representative: Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Katherine Harris on other issues.
  • Voted YES on end offshore tax havens and promote small business. (Oct 2004)
  • Rated 7% by the AFL-CIO, indicating an anti-union voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Allow an Air Traffic Controller's Union. (Jan 2006)
Katherine Harris on Jobs
Republican (until 2007) (District 13): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Katherine Harris on other issues.
  • Voted YES on end offshore tax havens and promote small business. (Oct 2004)
  • Rated 7% by the AFL-CIO, indicating an anti-union voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Allow an Air Traffic Controller's Union. (Jan 2006)
Connie Mack on Jobs
Former Republican Senator (until 2000): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Connie Mack on other issues.
  • Voted YES on killing an increase in the minimum wage. (Nov 1999)
  • Voted YES on allowing workers to choose between overtime & comp-time. (May 1997)
  • Voted YES on replacing farm price supports. (Feb 1996)
  • Rated 100% by CEI, indicating a pro-workplace choice voting record. (May 2012)
Bill McCollum on Jobs
Former Republican challenger (2004); former US Rep.: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Bill McCollum on other issues.
  • Incentives to businesses create jobs & raise wages. (Sep 1994)
Bill McCollum on Jobs
Republican (Until 2001) (District 8): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Bill McCollum on other issues.
  • Incentives to businesses create jobs & raise wages. (Sep 1994)
Carrie Meek on Jobs
Democrat (retired 2002) (District 17): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Carrie Meek on other issues.
  • Voted YES on $167B over 10 years for farm price supports. (Oct 2001)
  • Voted NO on zero-funding OSHA's Ergonomics Rules instead of $4.5B. (Mar 2001)
Bob Smith on Jobs
Republican Sr Senator (NH; retired 2002): Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for Bob Smith on other issues.
  • Against compulsory unionism; for Right-to-Work. (May 1999)
  • Fund public works & job training for unemployed. (Jul 1996)
  • Raise grazing & mining fees; more cost-benefit analysis. (Jul 1996)
  • Voted YES on repealing Clinton's ergonomic rules on repetitive stress. (Mar 2001)
  • Voted YES on killing an increase in the minimum wage. (Nov 1999)
  • Voted YES on allowing workers to choose between overtime & comp-time. (May 1997)
  • Voted YES on replacing farm price supports. (Feb 1996)
Karen Thurman on Jobs
Former Democrat (District 5): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Karen Thurman on other issues.
  • Voted YES on $167B over 10 years for farm price supports. (Oct 2001)
  • Voted NO on zero-funding OSHA's Ergonomics Rules instead of $4.5B. (Mar 2001)
  • Member of the Congressional Rural Caucus. (Jan 2001)
Allen Boyd on Jobs
Democratic Representative (FL-2): Click here for 10 full quotes OR click here for Allen Boyd on other issues.
  • Voted YES on extending unemployment benefits from 39 weeks to 59 weeks. (Oct 2008)
  • Voted YES on overriding presidential veto of Farm Bill. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted YES on restricting employer interference in union organizing. (Mar 2007)
  • Voted YES on increasing minimum wage to $7.25. (Jan 2007)
  • Voted YES on end offshore tax havens and promote small business. (Oct 2004)
  • Voted YES on $167B over 10 years for farm price supports. (Oct 2001)
  • Voted YES on zero-funding OSHA's Ergonomics Rules instead of $4.5B. (Mar 2001)
  • Member of the Congressional Rural Caucus. (Jan 2001)
  • Rated 71% by the AFL-CIO, indicating a pro-union voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Allow an Air Traffic Controller's Union. (Jan 2006)
Dennis Bradley on Jobs
2010 Veterans Party Senate challenger: Click here for Dennis Bradley on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Ginny Brown-Waite on Jobs
Republican Representative (FL-5): Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for Ginny Brown-Waite on other issues.
  • Voted YES on extending unemployment benefits from 39 weeks to 59 weeks. (Oct 2008)
  • Voted YES on overriding presidential veto of Farm Bill. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted NO on restricting employer interference in union organizing. (Mar 2007)
  • Voted YES on increasing minimum wage to $7.25. (Jan 2007)
  • Voted YES on end offshore tax havens and promote small business. (Oct 2004)
  • Rated 7% by the AFL-CIO, indicating an anti-union voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Allow an Air Traffic Controller's Union. (Jan 2006)
Charlie Crist on Jobs
Republican: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Charlie Crist on other issues.
  • Minimum wage increase good; living wage better. (Dec 2013)
Jim Davis on Jobs
Democrat (District 11): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Jim Davis on other issues.
  • Voted YES on end offshore tax havens and promote small business. (Oct 2004)
  • Voted YES on $167B over 10 years for farm price supports. (Oct 2001)
  • Voted NO on zero-funding OSHA's Ergonomics Rules instead of $4.5B. (Mar 2001)
  • Rated 87% by the AFL-CIO, indicating a pro-union voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Allow an Air Traffic Controller's Union. (Jan 2006)
Bernard DeCastro on Jobs
2010 Constitution Party Challenger: Click here for Bernard DeCastro on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Lincoln Diaz-Balart on Jobs
Republican Representative (FL-21): Click here for 9 full quotes OR click here for Lincoln Diaz-Balart on other issues.
  • Voted YES on extending unemployment benefits from 39 weeks to 59 weeks. (Oct 2008)
  • Voted YES on overriding presidential veto of Farm Bill. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted NO on restricting employer interference in union organizing. (Mar 2007)
  • Voted YES on increasing minimum wage to $7.25. (Jan 2007)
  • Voted NO on end offshore tax havens and promote small business. (Oct 2004)
  • Voted YES on $167B over 10 years for farm price supports. (Oct 2001)
  • Voted YES on zero-funding OSHA's Ergonomics Rules instead of $4.5B. (Mar 2001)
  • Rated 13% by the AFL-CIO, indicating an anti-union voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Allow an Air Traffic Controller's Union. (Jan 2006)
Tom Feeney on Jobs
Republican Representative (FL-24): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Tom Feeney on other issues.
  • Voted NO on overriding presidential veto of Farm Bill. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted NO on restricting employer interference in union organizing. (Mar 2007)
  • Voted NO on increasing minimum wage to $7.25. (Jan 2007)
  • Voted YES on end offshore tax havens and promote small business. (Oct 2004)
  • Rated 8% by the AFL-CIO, indicating an anti-union voting record. (Dec 2003)
Mark Foley on Jobs
Republican (District 16): Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for Mark Foley on other issues.
  • Voted YES on end offshore tax havens and promote small business. (Oct 2004)
  • Voted YES on $167B over 10 years for farm price supports. (Oct 2001)
  • Voted YES on zero-funding OSHA's Ergonomics Rules instead of $4.5B. (Mar 2001)
  • Member of the Congressional Rural Caucus. (Jan 2001)
  • Rated 13% by the AFL-CIO, indicating an anti-union voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Allow an Air Traffic Controller's Union. (Jan 2006)
  • Incentives to businesses create jobs & raise wages. (Sep 1994)
Jeff Greene on Jobs
2010 Democratic challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Jeff Greene on other issues.
  • We have a jobs crisis, not a job problem. (Aug 2010)
Harry Johnston on Jobs
Democrat (1988-1996) (District 7): Click here for Harry Johnston on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Ric Keller on Jobs
Republican Representative (FL-8): Click here for 8 full quotes OR click here for Ric Keller on other issues.
  • Voted YES on extending unemployment benefits from 39 weeks to 59 weeks. (Oct 2008)
  • Voted NO on overriding presidential veto of Farm Bill. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted NO on restricting employer interference in union organizing. (Mar 2007)
  • Voted YES on increasing minimum wage to $7.25. (Jan 2007)
  • Voted YES on end offshore tax havens and promote small business. (Oct 2004)
  • Voted YES on $167B over 10 years for farm price supports. (Oct 2001)
  • Voted YES on zero-funding OSHA's Ergonomics Rules instead of $4.5B. (Mar 2001)
  • Rated 0% by the AFL-CIO, indicating an anti-union voting record. (Dec 2003)
Ron Klein on Jobs
Democrat: Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Ron Klein on other issues.
  • Voted YES on extending unemployment benefits from 39 weeks to 59 weeks. (Oct 2008)
  • Voted YES on overriding presidential veto of Farm Bill. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted YES on restricting employer interference in union organizing. (Mar 2007)
  • Voted YES on increasing minimum wage to $7.25. (Jan 2007)
  • Form unions by card-check instead of secret ballot. (Mar 2009)
Suzanne Kosmas on Jobs
Former Democrat (until 2010) (District 24): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Suzanne Kosmas on other issues.
  • Form unions by card-check instead of secret ballot. (Mar 2009)
Tim Mahoney on Jobs
Democrat: Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Tim Mahoney on other issues.
  • Voted YES on extending unemployment benefits from 39 weeks to 59 weeks. (Oct 2008)
  • Voted YES on overriding presidential veto of Farm Bill. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted YES on restricting employer interference in union organizing. (Mar 2007)
  • Voted YES on increasing minimum wage to $7.25. (Jan 2007)
Mel Martinez on Jobs
Republican Jr Senator (FL); previously Secretary of H.U.D.: Click here for 8 full quotes OR click here for Mel Martinez on other issues.
  • Eliminate government regulations to encourage expansion. (Oct 2004)
  • Voted YES on extending unemployment benefits from 39 weeks to 59 weeks. (Nov 2008)
  • Voted YES on overriding presidential veto of Farm Bill. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted NO on terminating legal challenges to English-only job rules. (Mar 2008)
  • Voted NO on limiting farm subsidies to people earning under $750,000. (Dec 2007)
  • Voted NO on restricting employer interference in union organizing. (Jun 2007)
  • Voted YES on increasing minimum wage to $7.25. (Feb 2007)
  • Voted NO on raising the minimum wage to $7.25 rather than $6.25. (Mar 2005)
Kendrick Meek on Jobs
Democratic Representative (FL-17): Click here for 11 full quotes OR click here for Kendrick Meek on other issues.
  • I wake up and fight for jobs for Floridians every day. (Aug 2010)
  • Supports minimum wage, organizing unions, and R&D. (Dec 2009)
  • Voted YES on extending unemployment benefits from 39 weeks to 59 weeks. (Oct 2008)
  • Voted YES on overriding presidential veto of Farm Bill. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted YES on restricting employer interference in union organizing. (Mar 2007)
  • Voted YES on increasing minimum wage to $7.25. (Jan 2007)
  • Voted NO on end offshore tax havens and promote small business. (Oct 2004)
  • Rated 87% by the AFL-CIO, indicating a pro-union voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Allow an Air Traffic Controller's Union. (Jan 2006)
  • Form unions by card-check instead of secret ballot. (Mar 2009)
  • Ban discriminatory compensation; allow 2 years to sue. (Jan 2009)
Dan Miller on Jobs
Republican (retired) (District 13): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Dan Miller on other issues.
  • Voted NO on $167B over 10 years for farm price supports. (Oct 2001)
  • Voted YES on zero-funding OSHA's Ergonomics Rules instead of $4.5B. (Mar 2001)
  • Incentives to businesses create jobs & raise wages. (Sep 1994)
Adam Putnam on Jobs
Republican Representative (FL-12): Click here for 8 full quotes OR click here for Adam Putnam on other issues.
  • Voted YES on extending unemployment benefits from 39 weeks to 59 weeks. (Oct 2008)
  • Voted YES on overriding presidential veto of Farm Bill. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted NO on restricting employer interference in union organizing. (Mar 2007)
  • Voted NO on increasing minimum wage to $7.25. (Jan 2007)
  • Voted YES on end offshore tax havens and promote small business. (Oct 2004)
  • Voted YES on $167B over 10 years for farm price supports. (Oct 2001)
  • Voted YES on zero-funding OSHA's Ergonomics Rules instead of $4.5B. (Mar 2001)
  • Rated 7% by the AFL-CIO, indicating an anti-union voting record. (Dec 2003)
Joe Scarborough on Jobs
Republican (District 1): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Joe Scarborough on other issues.
  • Voted YES on zero-funding OSHA's Ergonomics Rules instead of $4.5B. (Mar 2001)
  • Incentives to businesses create jobs & raise wages. (Sep 1994)
Clay Shaw on Jobs
Republican (District 22): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Clay Shaw on other issues.
  • Voted YES on end offshore tax havens and promote small business. (Oct 2004)
  • Voted NO on $167B over 10 years for farm price supports. (Oct 2001)
  • Voted YES on zero-funding OSHA's Ergonomics Rules instead of $4.5B. (Mar 2001)
  • Rated 13% by the AFL-CIO, indicating an anti-union voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Incentives to businesses create jobs & raise wages. (Sep 1994)
Alexander Snitker on Jobs
2010 Libertarian challenger: Click here for Alexander Snitker on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Dave Weldon on Jobs
Republican Representative (FL-15): Click here for 8 full quotes OR click here for Dave Weldon on other issues.
  • Voted NO on overriding presidential veto of Farm Bill. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted NO on restricting employer interference in union organizing. (Mar 2007)
  • Voted NO on increasing minimum wage to $7.25. (Jan 2007)
  • Voted YES on end offshore tax havens and promote small business. (Oct 2004)
  • Voted YES on $167B over 10 years for farm price supports. (Oct 2001)
  • Voted YES on zero-funding OSHA's Ergonomics Rules instead of $4.5B. (Mar 2001)
  • Rated 7% by the AFL-CIO, indicating an anti-union voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Incentives to businesses create jobs & raise wages. (Sep 1994)
Robert Wexler on Jobs
Democratic Representative (FL-19): Click here for 11 full quotes OR click here for Robert Wexler on other issues.
  • Voted YES on extending unemployment benefits from 39 weeks to 59 weeks. (Oct 2008)
  • Voted YES on overriding presidential veto of Farm Bill. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted YES on restricting employer interference in union organizing. (Mar 2007)
  • Voted YES on increasing minimum wage to $7.25. (Jan 2007)
  • Voted NO on end offshore tax havens and promote small business. (Oct 2004)
  • Voted NO on zero-funding OSHA's Ergonomics Rules instead of $4.5B. (Mar 2001)
  • Rated 100% by the AFL-CIO, indicating a pro-union voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Allow an Air Traffic Controller's Union. (Jan 2006)
  • Form unions by card-check instead of secret ballot. (Mar 2009)
  • Ban discriminatory compensation; allow 2 years to sue. (Jan 2009)
  • Stronger enforcement against gender-based pay discrimination. (Jan 2009)

                                                                                                                                                                               
  


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