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Jeb Bush on Technology
Republican FL Governor; V.P. prospect: Click here for 12 full quotes OR click here for Jeb Bush on other issues.
  • US tech revolution needs more foreign-born scientists. (Mar 2013)
  • Biometrics for tourist visas; but make it easy as possible. (Mar 2013)
  • WikiLeaks is abhorrent but showed seriousness of Iran threat. (Nov 2010)
  • Increased transportation budget by 96% over 8 years. (Dec 2009)
  • Enraged by citizen initiative mandating high speed rail. (Feb 2007)
  • 1998 transition team records not subject to open records law. (Feb 2007)
  • OpEd: Promised open administration; but delayed all releases. (Feb 2007)
  • $24M for X-ray truck inspection & bioterrorism labs. (Jan 2002)
  • $100M for Florida Technology Development Initiative. (Jan 2002)
  • Practice tech in context of virtue; not isolated pleasure. (Nov 1995)
  • Level playing field for Main Street vs. Internet sales tax. (Aug 2001)
  • Permanent R&D tax incentive & more R&D funding. (Sep 2001)
Rick Scott on Technology
Republican Governor: Click here for Rick Scott on other issues.
    No stance on record.

Senate:

FL 2012: 2012 Florida Senate Debates


Connie Mack IV on Technology
Senate challenger; Republican Representative (FL-14): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Connie Mack IV on other issues.
  • 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 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)
Bill Nelson on Technology
Democratic Sr Senator (FL): Click here for 11 full quotes OR click here for Bill Nelson on other issues.
  • Defend NASA moon program & its jobs in Florida. (Jan 2010)
  • Represented Space Coast; flew on Space Shuttle. (Oct 2000)
  • Voted YES on authorizing states to collect Internet sales taxes. (May 2013)
  • Voted YES 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 YES on disallowing FCC approval of larger media conglomerates. (Sep 2003)
  • Chief information officer to digitize federal government. (Aug 2000)
  • Facilitate nationwide 2-1-1 phone line for human services. (Jan 2007)
  • Require websites to police for copyrighted materials. (May 2011)
  • Create online database of science & math scholarships. (Dec 2007)
  • Overturn FCC approval of media consolidation. (Mar 2008)
Marco Rubio on Technology
Republican Jr Senator: Click here for 12 full quotes OR click here for Marco Rubio on other issues.
  • Information age has changed world; people have not changed. (Mar 2013)
  • 1st Senate candidate to pass 100,000 "likes" on Facebook. (Jun 2012)
  • Co-sponsored PIPA to Protect IP, but withdrew his support. (Jun 2012)
  • Invest in R&D and space exploration. (Aug 2010)
  • E-budget website for detailed, issue-level budget. (Nov 2006)
  • Protect against identity theft with privacy opt-in. (Nov 2006)
  • Put budget online to allow public inspection and comment. (Nov 2006)
  • Public-private partnerships to build & operate roadways. (Nov 2006)
  • Increase criminal penalties for identity theft. (Nov 2006)
  • Protect kids from sex predators on Facebook & MySpace. (Nov 2006)
  • Voted NO on authorizing states to collect Internet sales taxes. (May 2013)
  • Withdrew support for policing websites for copyright. (May 2011)
Dave Weldon on Technology
Republican Representative (FL-15): Click here for 9 full quotes OR click here for Dave Weldon on other issues.
  • Fought for Space Shuttle upgrades & Constellation Program. (Jun 2012)
  • 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)
  • Voted YES on allowing telephone monopolies to offer Internet access. (Feb 2002)
  • Permanent ban on state & local taxation of Internet access. (Oct 2007)

House:


Gus Bilirakis on Technology
Republican: Click here for 10 full quotes OR click here for Gus Bilirakis 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 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)
  • Facilitate nationwide 2-1-1 phone line for human services. (Jan 2007)
  • Permanent ban on state & local taxation of Internet access. (Oct 2007)
  • Homeland Security authority over cyber-security. (Dec 2011)
  • Prohibit the return of the Fairness Doctrine. (Jan 2009)
  • No performance royalties for radio music. (Mar 2009)
Corrine Brown on Technology
Democratic Representative (FL-3): Click here for 13 full quotes OR click here for Corrine Brown 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 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)
  • Voted YES on allowing telephone monopolies to offer Internet access. (Feb 2002)
  • Close digital divide with high-tech training. (Jan 2001)
  • Member of House Committee on Transportation & Infrastructure. (Mar 2011)
  • No performance royalties for radio music. (Mar 2009)
Vern Buchanan on Technology
Republican: Click here for 9 full quotes OR click here for Vern Buchanan 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 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)
  • End net neutrality; allow tiered Internet service. (Jan 2011)
  • Prohibit the return of the Fairness Doctrine. (Jan 2009)
  • No performance royalties for radio music. (Mar 2009)
Kathy Castor on Technology
Democrat: Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Kathy Castor 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 retroactive immunity for telecoms' warrantless surveillance. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted YES on $23B instead of $4.9B for waterway infrastructure. (Nov 2007)
  • Popularize Electronic Signatures with ESIGN Day. (Jun 2010)
Ander Crenshaw on Technology
Republican Representative (FL-4): Click here for 14 full quotes OR click here for Ander Crenshaw 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 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)
  • Voted YES 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)
  • No performance royalties for radio music. (Mar 2009)
Ron DeSantis on Technology
Republican (District 6): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Ron DeSantis on other issues.
  • Voted NO on protecting cyber security by sharing data with government. (Apr 2013)
Ted Deutch on Technology
Democrat (District 21): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Ted Deutch 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)
  • Require websites to police for copyrighted materials. (Oct 2011)
Mario Diaz-Balart on Technology
Republican Representative (FL-25): Click here for 12 full quotes OR click here for Mario Diaz-Balart 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 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)
  • 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)
  • Prohibit the return of the Fairness Doctrine. (Jan 2009)
  • No performance royalties for radio music. (Mar 2009)
Lois Frankel on Technology
Democrat (District 22): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Lois Frankel on other issues.
  • Voted YES on protecting cyber security by sharing data with government. (Apr 2013)
Joe Garcia on Technology
Democrat (District 26): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Joe Garcia on other issues.
  • Voted YES on protecting cyber security by sharing data with government. (Apr 2013)
Alan Grayson on Technology
Democrat (District 9): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Alan Grayson on other issues.
  • Voted NO on protecting cyber security by sharing data with government. (Apr 2013)
  • Voted YES on delaying digital TV conversion by four months. (Mar 2009)
Alcee Hastings on Technology
Democratic Representative (FL-23): Click here for 13 full quotes OR click here for Alcee Hastings 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 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 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)
  • Voted YES on allowing telephone monopolies to offer Internet access. (Feb 2002)
  • Close digital divide with high-tech training. (Jan 2001)
  • Stop foreign internet piracy of copyrighted materials. (Jan 2012)
  • No performance royalties for radio music. (Mar 2009)
John Mica on Technology
Republican Representative (FL-7): Click here for 13 full quotes OR click here for John Mica 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 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)
  • Voted NO on allowing telephone monopolies to offer Internet access. (Feb 2002)
  • Permanent ban on state & local taxation of Internet access. (Oct 2007)
  • Chair of House Committee on Transportation & Infrastructure. (Mar 2011)
  • Prohibit the return of the Fairness Doctrine. (Jan 2009)
Jeff Miller on Technology
Republican Representative (FL-1): Click here for 14 full quotes OR click here for Jeff Miller 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)
  • Voted NO on allowing telephone monopolies to offer Internet access. (Feb 2002)
  • Permanent ban on state & local taxation of Internet access. (Oct 2007)
  • End net neutrality; allow tiered Internet service. (Jan 2011)
  • Prohibit the return of the Fairness Doctrine. (Jan 2009)
  • No performance royalties for radio music. (Mar 2009)
Patrick Murphy on Technology
Democrat: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Patrick Murphy on other issues.
  • Voted YES on protecting cyber security by sharing data with government. (Apr 2013)
Rich Nugent on Technology
Republican (District 11): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Rich Nugent on other issues.
  • Voted YES on terminating funding for National Public Radio. (Mar 2011)
Bill Posey on Technology
Republican (District 8): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Bill Posey 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)
  • Voted YES on delaying digital TV conversion by four months. (Mar 2009)
  • Prohibit the return of the Fairness Doctrine. (Jan 2009)
  • No performance royalties for radio music. (Mar 2009)
Trey Radel on Technology
Republican (District 19): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Trey Radel on other issues.
  • Voted YES on protecting cyber security by sharing data with government. (Apr 2013)
David Rivera on Technology
Republican (District 25): Click here for the full quote OR click here for David Rivera on other issues.
  • Voted YES on terminating funding for National Public Radio. (Mar 2011)
Tom Rooney on Technology
Republican (District 17): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Tom Rooney 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)
  • Prohibit the return of the Fairness Doctrine. (Jan 2009)
Ileana Ros-Lehtinen on Technology
Republican Representative (FL-18): Click here for 13 full quotes OR click here for Ileana Ros-Lehtinen 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 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)
  • 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 YES on allowing telephone monopolies to offer Internet access. (Feb 2002)
  • Permanent ban on state & local taxation of Internet access. (Oct 2007)
  • Prohibit the return of the Fairness Doctrine. (Jan 2009)
  • No performance royalties for radio music. (Mar 2009)
Dennis Ross on Technology
Republican (District 15): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Dennis Ross 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)
  • Withdrew support for policing websites for copyright. (Oct 2011)
  • Stop foreign internet piracy of copyrighted materials. (Jan 2012)
Steve Southerland on Technology
Republican (District 2): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Steve Southerland 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)
  • Member of House Committee on Transportation & Infrastructure. (Mar 2011)
Debbie Wasserman Schultz on Technology
Democratic Representative (FL-20): Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for Debbie Wasserman Schultz on other issues.
  • Voted NO on protecting cyber security by sharing data with government. (Apr 2013)
  • 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)
  • Require websites to police for copyrighted materials. (Oct 2011)
Dan Webster on Technology
Republican (District 10): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Dan Webster 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)
Allen West on Technology
Republican (District 22): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Allen West on other issues.
  • Voted YES on terminating funding for National Public Radio. (Mar 2011)
Frederica Wilson on Technology
Democrat (District 24): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Frederica Wilson 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)
  • Member of House Committee on Science, Space & Technology. (Mar 2011)
Ted Yoho on Technology
Republican (District 3): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Ted Yoho on other issues.
  • Voted NO on protecting cyber security by sharing data with government. (Apr 2013)
Bill Young on Technology
Republican Representative (FL-10): Click here for 11 full quotes OR click here for Bill Young 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)
  • Voted NO on allowing telephone monopolies to offer Internet access. (Feb 2002)
  • Prohibit the return of the Fairness Doctrine. (Jan 2009)

Former candidates & officeholders:


Charlie Crist on Technology
Republican: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Charlie Crist on other issues.
  • Toughened penalties for identity theft and Internet spam. (Dec 2009)
George LeMieux on Technology
2012 Republican Primary Challenger: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for George LeMieux on other issues.
  • Protect intellectual property but not via PIPA and SOPA. (Apr 2012)
  • Reinstate space race with China and India. (Apr 2012)
Sandy Adams on Technology
Republican (Lost 2012 primary) (District 24): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Sandy Adams on other issues.
  • Voted YES on terminating funding for National Public Radio. (Mar 2011)
  • Member of House Committee on Science, Space & Technology. (Mar 2011)
Connie Mack IV on Technology
Senate challenger; Republican Representative (FL-14): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Connie Mack IV on other issues.
  • 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 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)
Cliff Stearns on Technology
Republican Representative (FL-6): Click here for 15 full quotes OR click here for Cliff Stearns on other issues.
  • 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)
  • Voted YES on allowing telephone monopolies to offer Internet access. (Feb 2002)
  • Promote internet via Congressional Internet Caucus. (Jan 2001)
  • Criminal penalties for e-mail spamming. (Feb 2001)
  • Permanent ban on state & local taxation of Internet access. (Oct 2007)
  • End net neutrality; allow tiered Internet service. (Jan 2011)
  • Prohibit the return of the Fairness Doctrine. (Jan 2009)
  • No performance royalties for radio music. (Mar 2009)
Bill McBride on Technology
Former Democrat Challenger (2002): Click here for Bill McBride on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Janet Reno on Technology
Former Democratic Challenger (2006), and Cabinet Sec'y: Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Janet Reno on other issues.
  • Government & industry should join to fight Internet crime. (Jan 1999)
  • Coordinate national fight against Internet and other scams. (Oct 1997)
  • Use technology to help people and bring them together. (Jun 1996)
  • Fight cybercrime with education, expertise, and knowledge. (Mar 1995)
  • Crack down on TV violence if networks won’t self-censor. (Oct 1993)
Michael Bilirakis on Technology
Republican (Retired 2006) (District 9): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Michael Bilirakis 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 YES on allowing telephone monopolies to offer Internet access. (Feb 2002)
Charles Canady on Technology
Former GOP (District 12): Click here for Charles Canady on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Betty Castor on Technology
2004 former Democratic Challenger: Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Betty Castor on other issues.
  • End the Digital Divide by wiring every school. (Sep 2004)
  • Extend the Research and Development Tax Credit. (Sep 2004)
  • College tuition assistance for high-tech fields. (Jun 2004)
Peter Deutsch on Technology
Former Democratic Senate challenger (2004); US Rep.: Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Peter Deutsch on other issues.
  • 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)
Peter Deutsch on Technology
Democrat (Until 2004) (District 20): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Peter Deutsch on other issues.
  • 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)
Tillie Fowler on Technology
Former GOP (District 4): Click here for Tillie Fowler on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Porter Goss on Technology
Republican (Until 2004) (District 14): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Porter Goss on other issues.
  • Voted YES on banning Internet gambling by credit card. (Jun 2003)
  • Voted NO on allowing telephone monopolies to offer Internet access. (Feb 2002)
Bob Graham on Technology
Former Democratic Senator; retired 2004: Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Bob Graham on other issues.
  • Infrastructure repair creates 3 million jobs. (Sep 2003)
  • Massive rebuilding of transportation and electric system. (Sep 2003)
  • Voted NO on Internet sales tax moratorium. (Oct 1998)
  • Voted YES on telecomm deregulation. (Feb 1996)
  • Chief information officer to digitize federal government. (Aug 2000)
Katherine Harris on Technology
Republican challenger (2006); Former US Representative: Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Katherine Harris 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)
Katherine Harris on Technology
Republican (until 2007) (District 13): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Katherine Harris 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)
Connie Mack on Technology
Former Republican Senator (until 2000): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Connie Mack on other issues.
  • Voted YES on Internet sales tax moratorium. (Oct 1998)
  • Voted YES on telecomm deregulation. (Feb 1996)
  • Permanent ban on state & local taxation of Internet access. (Oct 2007)
  • Prohibit the return of the Fairness Doctrine. (Jan 2009)
Bill McCollum on Technology
Former Republican challenger (2004); former US Rep.: Click here for Bill McCollum on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Bill McCollum on Technology
Republican (Until 2001) (District 8): Click here for Bill McCollum on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Carrie Meek on Technology
Democrat (retired 2002) (District 17): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Carrie Meek on other issues.
  • Close digital divide with high-tech training. (Jan 2001)
Bob Smith on Technology
Republican Sr Senator (NH; retired 2002): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Bob Smith on other issues.
  • Ban local and state taxes on Internet commerce. (Feb 1999)
  • Voted YES on Internet sales tax moratorium. (Oct 1998)
  • Voted YES on telecomm deregulation. (Feb 1996)
Karen Thurman on Technology
Former Democrat (District 5): Click here for Karen Thurman on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Allen Boyd on Technology
Democratic Representative (FL-2): Click here for 11 full quotes OR click here for Allen Boyd 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)
  • 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 YES on allowing telephone monopolies to offer Internet access. (Feb 2002)
  • Facilitate nationwide 2-1-1 phone line for human services. (Jan 2007)
  • Popularize Electronic Signatures with ESIGN Day. (Jun 2010)
  • No performance royalties for radio music. (Mar 2009)
Dennis Bradley on Technology
2010 Veterans Party Senate challenger: Click here for Dennis Bradley on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Ginny Brown-Waite on Technology
Republican Representative (FL-5): Click here for 9 full quotes OR click here for Ginny Brown-Waite on other issues.
  • Voted YES on delaying digital TV conversion by four months. (Mar 2009)
  • 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)
  • Permanent ban on state & local taxation of Internet access. (Oct 2007)
  • Prohibit the return of the Fairness Doctrine. (Jan 2009)
  • No performance royalties for radio music. (Mar 2009)
Charlie Crist on Technology
Republican: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Charlie Crist on other issues.
  • Toughened penalties for identity theft and Internet spam. (Dec 2009)
Jim Davis on Technology
Democrat (District 11): Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for Jim Davis on other issues.
  • Voted YES on increasing fines for indecent broadcasting. (Feb 2005)
  • Voted NO 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)
  • Chief information officer to digitize federal government. (Aug 2000)
  • Promote internet via Congressional Internet Caucus. (Jan 2001)
  • Criminal penalties for e-mail spamming. (Feb 2001)
Bernard DeCastro on Technology
2010 Constitution Party Challenger: Click here for Bernard DeCastro on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Lincoln Diaz-Balart on Technology
Republican Representative (FL-21): Click here for 11 full quotes OR click here for Lincoln Diaz-Balart 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)
  • 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 YES on allowing telephone monopolies to offer Internet access. (Feb 2002)
  • Facilitate nationwide 2-1-1 phone line for human services. (Jan 2007)
  • Prohibit the return of the Fairness Doctrine. (Jan 2009)
  • No performance royalties for radio music. (Mar 2009)
Tom Feeney on Technology
Republican Representative (FL-24): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Tom Feeney on other issues.
  • 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 banning Internet gambling by credit card. (Jun 2003)
  • Permanent ban on state & local taxation of Internet access. (Oct 2007)
Mark Foley on Technology
Republican (District 16): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Mark Foley 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 YES on allowing telephone monopolies to offer Internet access. (Feb 2002)
Jeff Greene on Technology
2010 Democratic challenger: Click here for Jeff Greene on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Harry Johnston on Technology
Democrat (1988-1996) (District 7): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Harry Johnston on other issues.
  • Terminate funding for the superconducting super collider. (Feb 1993)
Ric Keller on Technology
Republican Representative (FL-8): Click here for 8 full quotes OR click here for Ric Keller 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)
  • Voted NO on allowing telephone monopolies to offer Internet access. (Feb 2002)
  • Permanent ban on state & local taxation of Internet access. (Oct 2007)
Ron Klein on Technology
Democrat: Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Ron Klein 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)
Suzanne Kosmas on Technology
Former Democrat (until 2010) (District 24): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Suzanne Kosmas on other issues.
  • Voted YES on delaying digital TV conversion by four months. (Mar 2009)
Tim Mahoney on Technology
Democrat: Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Tim Mahoney 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)
  • Permanent ban on state & local taxation of Internet access. (Oct 2007)
Mel Martinez on Technology
Republican Jr Senator (FL); previously Secretary of H.U.D.: Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Mel Martinez on other issues.
  • Voted YES on $23B instead of $4.9B for waterway infrastructure. (Nov 2007)
  • Voted NO on restoring $550M in funding for Amtrak for 2007. (Mar 2006)
  • Permanent ban on state & local taxation of Internet access. (Oct 2007)
  • Prohibit the return of the Fairness Doctrine. (Jan 2009)
Kendrick Meek on Technology
Democratic Representative (FL-17): Click here for 11 full quotes OR click here for Kendrick Meek on other issues.
  • Build high-speed rail to solve transportation problems. (Aug 2010)
  • 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 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)
  • Close digital divide with high-tech training. (Jan 2001)
  • Permanent ban on state & local taxation of Internet access. (Oct 2007)
  • No performance royalties for radio music. (Mar 2009)
Kendrick Meek on Technology
Democratic Representative (FL-17): Click here for 11 full quotes OR click here for Kendrick Meek on other issues.
  • Build high-speed rail to solve transportation problems. (Aug 2010)
  • 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 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)
  • Close digital divide with high-tech training. (Jan 2001)
  • Permanent ban on state & local taxation of Internet access. (Oct 2007)
  • No performance royalties for radio music. (Mar 2009)
Dan Miller on Technology
Republican (retired) (District 13): Click here for Dan Miller on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Adam Putnam on Technology
Republican Representative (FL-12): Click here for 11 full quotes OR click here for Adam Putnam 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 banning Internet gambling by credit card. (Jun 2003)
  • Voted YES on allowing telephone monopolies to offer Internet access. (Feb 2002)
  • Promote internet via Congressional Internet Caucus. (Jan 2001)
  • Create online database of science & math scholarships. (Dec 2007)
  • Prohibit the return of the Fairness Doctrine. (Jan 2009)
  • No performance royalties for radio music. (Mar 2009)
Joe Scarborough on Technology
Republican (District 1): Click here for Joe Scarborough on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Clay Shaw on Technology
Republican (District 22): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Clay Shaw 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 YES on allowing telephone monopolies to offer Internet access. (Feb 2002)
Alexander Snitker on Technology
2010 Libertarian challenger: Click here for Alexander Snitker on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Dave Weldon on Technology
Republican Representative (FL-15): Click here for 9 full quotes OR click here for Dave Weldon on other issues.
  • Fought for Space Shuttle upgrades & Constellation Program. (Jun 2012)
  • 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)
  • Voted YES on allowing telephone monopolies to offer Internet access. (Feb 2002)
  • Permanent ban on state & local taxation of Internet access. (Oct 2007)
Robert Wexler on Technology
Democratic Representative (FL-19): Click here for 10 full quotes OR click here for Robert Wexler on other issues.
  • 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 YES on increasing fines for indecent broadcasting. (Feb 2005)
  • Voted YES on banning Internet gambling by credit card. (Jun 2003)
  • Voted YES on allowing telephone monopolies to offer Internet access. (Feb 2002)
  • Promote internet via Congressional Internet Caucus. (Jan 2001)
  • Facilitate nationwide 2-1-1 phone line for human services. (Jan 2007)
  • Permanent ban on state & local taxation of Internet access. (Oct 2007)

                                                                                                                                                                               
  


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