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Mike Pence on Government Reform
Republican Representative (IN-6): Click here for 15 full quotes OR click here for Mike Pence on other issues.
  • Campaign Finance Reform is censorship. (Feb 2008)
  • Voted NO on Senate pay raise. (Jun 2009)
  • Voted YES on requiring lobbyist disclosure of bundled donations. (May 2007)
  • Voted YES on granting Washington DC an Electoral vote & vote in Congress. (Apr 2007)
  • Voted NO on protecting whistleblowers from employer recrimination. (Mar 2007)
  • Voted YES on requiring photo ID for voting in federal elections. (Sep 2006)
  • Voted NO on restricting independent grassroots political committees. (Apr 2006)
  • Voted YES on prohibiting lawsuits about obesity against food providers. (Oct 2005)
  • Voted YES on limiting attorney's fees in class action lawsuits. (Feb 2005)
  • Voted YES on restricting frivolous lawsuits. (Sep 2004)
  • Voted NO on campaign finance reform banning soft-money contributions. (Feb 2002)
  • Voted YES on banning soft money donations to national political parties. (Jul 2001)
  • Prohibit non-legislated earmarks. (Jul 2005)
  • Sunset Act: review every federal agency every 12 years. (Jan 2009)
  • Member of House Judiciary Committee. (Mar 2011)

Senate:

IN 2012: 2012 Indiana Senate Debates


Daniel Coats on Government Reform
Republican Jr Senator (IN): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Daniel Coats on other issues.
  • Voted NO on favoring 1997 McCain-Feingold overhaul of campaign finance. (Oct 1997)
  • Voted YES on Approving the presidential line-item veto. (Mar 1996)
  • Voted YES on banning more types of Congressional gifts. (Jul 1995)
  • Identify constitutionality in every new congressional bill. (Jul 2010)
  • Audit federal agencies, to reform or eliminate them. (Jul 2010)
  • Moratorium on all earmarks until budget is balanced. (Jul 2010)
Joe Donnelly on Government Reform
Senate Challenger; Democratic Represenative (IN-2): Click here for 9 full quotes OR click here for Joe Donnelly on other issues.
  • Fight for real campaign finance reform & more transparency. (Nov 2006)
  • Voted NO on Senate pay raise. (Jun 2009)
  • Voted YES on requiring lobbyist disclosure of bundled donations. (May 2007)
  • Voted YES on granting Washington DC an Electoral vote & vote in Congress. (Apr 2007)
  • Voted YES on protecting whistleblowers from employer recrimination. (Mar 2007)
  • Supports Shays-Meehan Campaign Finance Reform. (Jul 2001)
  • Reduce the salary of Members of Congress. (Jan 2011)
  • Ban stock trading based on Congressional insider knowledge. (Nov 2011)
  • Repeal automatic Congressional pay raises. (Jan 2009)
Richard Lugar on Government Reform
Republican Sr Senator (IN): Click here for 14 full quotes OR click here for Richard Lugar on other issues.
  • Voted YES on Congressional pay raise. (Jul 2009)
  • Voted YES on providing a US House seat for the District of Columbia. (Feb 2009)
  • Voted YES on granting the District of Columbia a seat in Congress. (Sep 2007)
  • Voted YES on requiring photo ID to vote in federal elections. (Jul 2007)
  • Voted YES on allowing some lobbyist gifts to Congress. (Mar 2006)
  • Voted NO on establishing the Senate Office of Public Integrity. (Mar 2006)
  • Voted YES on banning "soft money" contributions and restricting issue ads. (Mar 2002)
  • Voted YES on require photo ID (not just signature) for voter registration. (Feb 2002)
  • Voted YES on banning campaign donations from unions & corporations. (Apr 2001)
  • Voted YES on funding for National Endowment for the Arts. (Aug 1999)
  • Voted NO on favoring 1997 McCain-Feingold overhaul of campaign finance. (Oct 1997)
  • Voted YES on Approving the presidential line-item veto. (Mar 1996)
  • Voted NO on banning more types of Congressional gifts. (Jul 1995)
  • Ensure delivery of absentee ballots for troops overseas. (May 2008)
Richard Mourdock on Government Reform
Republican Challenger: Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for Richard Mourdock on other issues.
  • Eliminate cabinet departments DOE, ED, DOC, and HUD. (Apr 2012)
  • Oppose attempts to limit political speech. (Sep 2011)
  • Limit terms to 12 years with no automatic pay raises. (Jul 2011)
  • Identify constitutionality in every new congressional bill. (Jul 2010)
  • Audit federal agencies, to reform or eliminate them. (Jul 2010)
  • Moratorium on all earmarks until budget is balanced. (Jul 2010)
  • Supports banning funding of offensive art. (Oct 2012)

House:


Larry Bucshon on Government Reform
Republican (District 8): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Larry Bucshon on other issues.
  • Identify constitutionality in every new congressional bill. (Jul 2010)
  • Audit federal agencies, to reform or eliminate them. (Jul 2010)
  • Moratorium on all earmarks until budget is balanced. (Jul 2010)
  • No recess appointments without Congressional approval. (Jan 2012)
Andre Carson on Government Reform
Democrat: Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Andre Carson on other issues.
  • Voted YES on Senate pay raise. (Jun 2009)
  • Election reform is #1 priority to prevent disenfranchisement. (Jan 2001)
  • Ban stock trading based on Congressional insider knowledge. (Nov 2011)
  • Require full disclosure of independent campaign expenditures. (Feb 2012)
Luke Messer on Government Reform
Republican (District 6): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Luke Messer on other issues.
  • Ethics reforms including protecting whistle blowers. (Nov 2012)
  • Identify constitutionality in every new congressional bill. (Jul 2010)
  • Audit federal agencies, to reform or eliminate them. (Jul 2010)
  • Moratorium on all earmarks until budget is balanced. (Jul 2010)
Todd Rokita on Government Reform
Republican (District 4): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Todd Rokita on other issues.
  • Member of House Committee on House Administration. (Mar 2011)
Marlin Stutzman on Government Reform
Republican (District 3): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Marlin Stutzman on other issues.
  • Adhere to 10th Amendment; delegate power to states. (Jul 2010)
  • Identify constitutionality in every new congressional bill. (Jul 2010)
  • Audit federal agencies, to reform or eliminate them. (Jul 2010)
  • Moratorium on all earmarks until budget is balanced. (Jul 2010)
  • No recess appointments without Congressional approval. (Jan 2012)
Peter Visclosky on Government Reform
Democratic Representative (IN-1): Click here for 13 full quotes OR click here for Peter Visclosky on other issues.
  • Voted YES on Senate pay raise. (Jun 2009)
  • Voted YES on requiring lobbyist disclosure of bundled donations. (May 2007)
  • Voted YES on granting Washington DC an Electoral vote & vote in Congress. (Apr 2007)
  • Voted YES on protecting whistleblowers from employer recrimination. (Mar 2007)
  • Voted NO on requiring photo ID for voting in federal elections. (Sep 2006)
  • Voted NO on restricting independent grassroots political committees. (Apr 2006)
  • Voted NO on prohibiting lawsuits about obesity against food providers. (Oct 2005)
  • Voted NO on limiting attorney's fees in class action lawsuits. (Feb 2005)
  • Voted NO on restricting frivolous lawsuits. (Sep 2004)
  • Voted YES on campaign finance reform banning soft-money contributions. (Feb 2002)
  • Voted NO on banning soft money donations to national political parties. (Jul 2001)
  • Voted YES on banning soft money and issue ads. (Sep 1999)
  • Require full disclosure of independent campaign expenditures. (Feb 2012)
Jackie Walorski on Government Reform
Republican (District 2): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Jackie Walorski on other issues.
  • Identify constitutionality in every new congressional bill. (Jul 2010)
  • Audit federal agencies, to reform or eliminate them. (Jul 2010)
  • Moratorium on all earmarks until budget is balanced. (Jul 2010)
Todd Young on Government Reform
Republican (District 9): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Todd Young on other issues.
  • Identify constitutionality in every new congressional bill. (Jul 2010)
  • Audit federal agencies, to reform or eliminate them. (Jul 2010)
  • Moratorium on all earmarks until budget is balanced. (Jul 2010)
  • Ban stock trading based on Congressional insider knowledge. (Nov 2011)

Former candidates & officeholders:


Mitch Daniels on Government Reform
Republican IN Governor: Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Mitch Daniels on other issues.
  • Experiment in trickle-down government hurts middle class. (Jan 2012)
  • Declare a multi-year moratorium on new rules of any kind. (Sep 2011)
  • Expansion of public power shrinks the citizen. (Sep 2011)
  • Government should enable private life to flourish. (Feb 2011)
  • At OMB, first loud critic of Congressional earmarks. (Feb 2011)
  • No limits on individual nor PAC campaign contributions. (Nov 2008)
Susan Brooks on Government Reform
Republican (District 5): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Susan Brooks on other issues.
  • Standards of conduct for House members, to restore trust. (Nov 2012)
Dan Burton on Government Reform
Republican Representative (IN-5): Click here for 20 full quotes OR click here for Dan Burton on other issues.
  • Voted NO on Senate pay raise. (Jun 2009)
  • Voted YES on requiring lobbyist disclosure of bundled donations. (May 2007)
  • Voted YES on granting Washington DC an Electoral vote & vote in Congress. (Apr 2007)
  • Voted YES on protecting whistleblowers from employer recrimination. (Mar 2007)
  • Voted YES on requiring photo ID for voting in federal elections. (Sep 2006)
  • Voted YES on restricting independent grassroots political committees. (Apr 2006)
  • Voted YES on prohibiting lawsuits about obesity against food providers. (Oct 2005)
  • Voted YES on limiting attorney's fees in class action lawsuits. (Feb 2005)
  • Voted YES on restricting frivolous lawsuits. (Sep 2004)
  • Voted NO on campaign finance reform banning soft-money contributions. (Feb 2002)
  • Voted YES on banning soft money donations to national political parties. (Jul 2001)
  • Voted NO on banning soft money and issue ads. (Sep 1999)
  • Sunset Act: review every federal agency every 12 years. (Jan 2009)
  • Member of House Committee on Oversight & Government Reform. (Mar 2011)
  • Require Congressional certification of president's "Czars". (Jan 2011)
  • No recess appointments without Congressional approval. (Jan 2012)
  • Restrict campaign donations from foreigners or 3rd parties. (May 1999)
  • Repeal automatic Congressional pay raises. (Jan 2009)
  • Limit punitive damages; term limits on Congress. (Sep 1994)
  • Government is too big, too intrusive, too easy with money. (Sep 1994)
Joe Donnelly on Government Reform
Senate Challenger; Democratic Represenative (IN-2): Click here for 9 full quotes OR click here for Joe Donnelly on other issues.
  • Fight for real campaign finance reform & more transparency. (Nov 2006)
  • Voted NO on Senate pay raise. (Jun 2009)
  • Voted YES on requiring lobbyist disclosure of bundled donations. (May 2007)
  • Voted YES on granting Washington DC an Electoral vote & vote in Congress. (Apr 2007)
  • Voted YES on protecting whistleblowers from employer recrimination. (Mar 2007)
  • Supports Shays-Meehan Campaign Finance Reform. (Jul 2001)
  • Reduce the salary of Members of Congress. (Jan 2011)
  • Ban stock trading based on Congressional insider knowledge. (Nov 2011)
  • Repeal automatic Congressional pay raises. (Jan 2009)
Mike Pence on Government Reform
Republican Representative (IN-6): Click here for 15 full quotes OR click here for Mike Pence on other issues.
  • Campaign Finance Reform is censorship. (Feb 2008)
  • Voted NO on Senate pay raise. (Jun 2009)
  • Voted YES on requiring lobbyist disclosure of bundled donations. (May 2007)
  • Voted YES on granting Washington DC an Electoral vote & vote in Congress. (Apr 2007)
  • Voted NO on protecting whistleblowers from employer recrimination. (Mar 2007)
  • Voted YES on requiring photo ID for voting in federal elections. (Sep 2006)
  • Voted NO on restricting independent grassroots political committees. (Apr 2006)
  • Voted YES on prohibiting lawsuits about obesity against food providers. (Oct 2005)
  • Voted YES on limiting attorney's fees in class action lawsuits. (Feb 2005)
  • Voted YES on restricting frivolous lawsuits. (Sep 2004)
  • Voted NO on campaign finance reform banning soft-money contributions. (Feb 2002)
  • Voted YES on banning soft money donations to national political parties. (Jul 2001)
  • Prohibit non-legislated earmarks. (Jul 2005)
  • Sunset Act: review every federal agency every 12 years. (Jan 2009)
  • Member of House Judiciary Committee. (Mar 2011)
Joseph Kernan on Government Reform
Former Democratic Governor (2003-2004): Click here for Joseph Kernan on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Frank O'Bannon on Government Reform
Former Democratic Governor (1997-2003): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Frank O'Bannon on other issues.
  • Reforms must respect state's rights to select electors. (Aug 2001)
Julia Carson on Government Reform
Former Dem. (Deceased 2008) (District 10): Click here for 15 full quotes OR click here for Julia Carson on other issues.
  • Voted YES on requiring lobbyist disclosure of bundled donations. (May 2007)
  • Voted YES on granting Washington DC an Electoral vote & vote in Congress. (Apr 2007)
  • Voted YES on protecting whistleblowers from employer recrimination. (Mar 2007)
  • Voted NO on requiring photo ID for voting in federal elections. (Sep 2006)
  • Voted NO on restricting independent grassroots political committees. (Apr 2006)
  • Voted NO on prohibiting lawsuits about obesity against food providers. (Oct 2005)
  • Voted NO on limiting attorney's fees in class action lawsuits. (Feb 2005)
  • Voted NO on restricting frivolous lawsuits. (Sep 2004)
  • Voted YES on campaign finance reform banning soft-money contributions. (Feb 2002)
  • Voted NO on banning soft money donations to national political parties. (Jul 2001)
  • Voted YES on banning soft money and issue ads. (Sep 1999)
  • Election reform is #1 priority to prevent disenfranchisement. (Jan 2001)
  • Allow same-day voter registration on election day. (Jan 2001)
  • Criminalize false or deceptive info about elections. (Nov 2005)
  • Establish the United States Public Service Academy. (Mar 2007)
Lee Hamilton on Government Reform
Democrat (Until 2004) (District 9): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Lee Hamilton on other issues.
  • Replace CIA director with new National Intelligence Czar. (Jul 2004)
  • End secrecy about national intelligence appropriations. (Jul 2004)
  • Replace "need-to-know" culture with "need-to-share". (Jul 2004)
  • Congressional oversight for intelligence is dysfunctional. (Jul 2004)
  • No new domestic intelligence agency-use FBI. (Jul 2004)
Baron Hill on Government Reform
Democrat (until 2010) (District 9): Click here for 8 full quotes OR click here for Baron Hill on other issues.
  • Voted YES on Senate pay raise. (Jun 2009)
  • Voted NO on restricting frivolous lawsuits. (Sep 2004)
  • Voted YES on campaign finance reform banning soft-money contributions. (Feb 2002)
  • Voted NO on banning soft money donations to national political parties. (Jul 2001)
  • Voted YES on banning soft money and issue ads. (Sep 1999)
  • Supports Shays-Meehan Campaign Finance Reform. (Jul 2001)
  • Require Internet disclosure of all earmarks. (May 2010)
  • Repeal automatic Congressional pay raises. (Jan 2009)
John Hostettler on Government Reform
2010 Senate Challenger (lost GOP primary); formerly US Rep.: Click here for 12 full quotes OR click here for John Hostettler on other issues.
  • Voted YES on requiring photo ID for voting in federal elections. (Sep 2006)
  • Voted YES on restricting independent grassroots political committees. (Apr 2006)
  • Voted YES on prohibiting lawsuits about obesity against food providers. (Oct 2005)
  • Voted YES on limiting attorney's fees in class action lawsuits. (Feb 2005)
  • Voted YES on restricting frivolous lawsuits. (Sep 2004)
  • Voted NO on campaign finance reform banning soft-money contributions. (Feb 2002)
  • Voted YES on banning soft money donations to national political parties. (Jul 2001)
  • Voted NO on banning soft money and issue ads. (Sep 1999)
  • Prohibit non-legislated earmarks. (Jul 2005)
  • Restrict campaign donations from foreigners or 3rd parties. (May 1999)
  • Limit punitive damages; term limits on Congress. (Sep 1994)
  • Government is too big, too intrusive, too easy with money. (Sep 1994)
John Myers on Government Reform
Republican Former (1994-) (District 7): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for John Myers on other issues.
  • Limit punitive damages; term limits on Congress. (Sep 1994)
  • Government is too big, too intrusive, too easy with money. (Sep 1994)
Marvin Scott on Government Reform
2004 former Republican challenger: Click here for Marvin Scott on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Evan Bayh on Government Reform
Democratic Jr Senator (IN): Click here for 15 full quotes OR click here for Evan Bayh on other issues.
  • Voted YES on Congressional pay raise. (Jul 2009)
  • Voted YES on providing a US House seat for the District of Columbia. (Feb 2009)
  • Voted YES on granting the District of Columbia a seat in Congress. (Sep 2007)
  • Voted NO on requiring photo ID to vote in federal elections. (Jul 2007)
  • Voted NO on allowing some lobbyist gifts to Congress. (Mar 2006)
  • Voted YES on establishing the Senate Office of Public Integrity. (Mar 2006)
  • Voted YES on banning "soft money" contributions and restricting issue ads. (Mar 2002)
  • Voted NO on require photo ID (not just signature) for voter registration. (Feb 2002)
  • Voted YES on banning campaign donations from unions & corporations. (Apr 2001)
  • Voted YES on funding for National Endowment for the Arts. (Aug 1999)
  • Voluntary public financing for all general elections. (Aug 2000)
  • Reject photo ID requirements for voting. (Sep 2005)
  • Post earmarks on the Internet before voting on them. (Jan 2006)
  • Sponsored bill allowing individual votes on each earmark. (Feb 2006)
  • Establish the United States Public Service Academy. (Mar 2007)
Richard Behney on Government Reform
2010 Republican Challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Richard Behney on other issues.
  • Support limits on political campaign funds. (Apr 2010)
Steve Buyer on Government Reform
Republican Representative (IN-4): Click here for 14 full quotes OR click here for Steve Buyer on other issues.
  • Voted NO on Senate pay raise. (Jun 2009)
  • Voted YES on requiring lobbyist disclosure of bundled donations. (May 2007)
  • Voted NO on granting Washington DC an Electoral vote & vote in Congress. (Apr 2007)
  • Voted NO on protecting whistleblowers from employer recrimination. (Mar 2007)
  • Voted YES on requiring photo ID for voting in federal elections. (Sep 2006)
  • Voted YES on restricting independent grassroots political committees. (Apr 2006)
  • Voted YES on prohibiting lawsuits about obesity against food providers. (Oct 2005)
  • Voted YES on limiting attorney's fees in class action lawsuits. (Feb 2005)
  • Voted YES on restricting frivolous lawsuits. (Sep 2004)
  • Voted NO on campaign finance reform banning soft-money contributions. (Feb 2002)
  • Voted YES on banning soft money donations to national political parties. (Jul 2001)
  • Voted NO on banning soft money and issue ads. (Sep 1999)
  • Limit punitive damages; term limits on Congress. (Sep 1994)
  • Government is too big, too intrusive, too easy with money. (Sep 1994)
Chris Chocola on Government Reform
Republican (District 2): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Chris Chocola on other issues.
  • Voted YES on requiring photo ID for voting in federal elections. (Sep 2006)
  • Voted NO on restricting independent grassroots political committees. (Apr 2006)
  • Voted YES on prohibiting lawsuits about obesity against food providers. (Oct 2005)
  • Voted YES on limiting attorney's fees in class action lawsuits. (Feb 2005)
  • Voted YES on restricting frivolous lawsuits. (Sep 2004)
  • Prohibit non-legislated earmarks. (Jul 2005)
Brad Ellsworth on Government Reform
Democrat: Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for Brad Ellsworth on other issues.
  • Pass new ethics laws, but must also replace the lawbreakers. (Nov 2006)
  • Voted YES on Senate pay raise. (Jun 2009)
  • Voted YES on requiring lobbyist disclosure of bundled donations. (May 2007)
  • Voted YES on granting Washington DC an Electoral vote & vote in Congress. (Apr 2007)
  • Voted YES on protecting whistleblowers from employer recrimination. (Mar 2007)
  • Supports Shays-Meehan Campaign Finance Reform. (Jul 2001)
  • Repeal automatic Congressional pay raises. (Jan 2009)
Brad Ellsworth on Government Reform
Democrat: Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for Brad Ellsworth on other issues.
  • Pass new ethics laws, but must also replace the lawbreakers. (Nov 2006)
  • Voted YES on Senate pay raise. (Jun 2009)
  • Voted YES on requiring lobbyist disclosure of bundled donations. (May 2007)
  • Voted YES on granting Washington DC an Electoral vote & vote in Congress. (Apr 2007)
  • Voted YES on protecting whistleblowers from employer recrimination. (Mar 2007)
  • Supports Shays-Meehan Campaign Finance Reform. (Jul 2001)
  • Repeal automatic Congressional pay raises. (Jan 2009)
John Hostettler on Government Reform
Republican (District 8): Click here for 12 full quotes OR click here for John Hostettler on other issues.
  • Voted YES on requiring photo ID for voting in federal elections. (Sep 2006)
  • Voted YES on restricting independent grassroots political committees. (Apr 2006)
  • Voted YES on prohibiting lawsuits about obesity against food providers. (Oct 2005)
  • Voted YES on limiting attorney's fees in class action lawsuits. (Feb 2005)
  • Voted YES on restricting frivolous lawsuits. (Sep 2004)
  • Voted NO on campaign finance reform banning soft-money contributions. (Feb 2002)
  • Voted YES on banning soft money donations to national political parties. (Jul 2001)
  • Voted NO on banning soft money and issue ads. (Sep 1999)
  • Prohibit non-legislated earmarks. (Jul 2005)
  • Restrict campaign donations from foreigners or 3rd parties. (May 1999)
  • Limit punitive damages; term limits on Congress. (Sep 1994)
  • Government is too big, too intrusive, too easy with money. (Sep 1994)
Andrew Jacobs on Government Reform
Democrat (retired 1996) (District 11): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Andrew Jacobs on other issues.
  • Require debates for recipients of public campaign financing. (Apr 1993)
Brian Kerns on Government Reform
Republican (District 7): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Brian Kerns on other issues.
  • Voted YES on banning soft money donations to national political parties. (Jul 2001)
David McIntosh on Government Reform
Republican (District 2): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for David McIntosh on other issues.
  • Voted NO on banning soft money and issue ads. (Sep 1999)
  • Restrict campaign donations from foreigners or 3rd parties. (May 1999)
  • Limit punitive damages; term limits on Congress. (Sep 1994)
  • Government is too big, too intrusive, too easy with money. (Sep 1994)
Steve Osborn on Government Reform
Libertarian Challenger: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Steve Osborn on other issues.
  • Increase individual limits for campaign donations. (Aug 2006)
  • Federal government needs rotation in office. (Apr 2006)
Ed Pease on Government Reform
Republican (District 7): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Ed Pease on other issues.
  • Voted NO on banning soft money and issue ads. (Sep 1999)
Tim Roemer on Government Reform
Democrat (District 3): Click here for 8 full quotes OR click here for Tim Roemer on other issues.
  • Voted NO on banning soft money donations to national political parties. (Jul 2001)
  • Voted YES on banning soft money and issue ads. (Sep 1999)
  • Voluntary public financing for all general elections. (Aug 2000)
  • Replace CIA director with new National Intelligence Czar. (Jul 2004)
  • End secrecy about national intelligence appropriations. (Jul 2004)
  • Replace "need-to-know" culture with "need-to-share". (Jul 2004)
  • Congressional oversight for intelligence is dysfunctional. (Jul 2004)
  • No new domestic intelligence agency-use FBI. (Jul 2004)
Mike Sodrel on Government Reform
Republican (District 9): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Mike Sodrel on other issues.
  • Voted YES on requiring photo ID for voting in federal elections. (Sep 2006)
  • Voted YES on restricting independent grassroots political committees. (Apr 2006)
  • Voted YES on prohibiting lawsuits about obesity against food providers. (Oct 2005)
  • Voted YES on limiting attorney's fees in class action lawsuits. (Feb 2005)
Mark Souder on Government Reform
Republican Representative (IN-3): Click here for 15 full quotes OR click here for Mark Souder on other issues.
  • Voted NO on Senate pay raise. (Jun 2009)
  • Voted YES on requiring lobbyist disclosure of bundled donations. (May 2007)
  • Voted NO on granting Washington DC an Electoral vote & vote in Congress. (Apr 2007)
  • Voted NO on protecting whistleblowers from employer recrimination. (Mar 2007)
  • Voted YES on requiring photo ID for voting in federal elections. (Sep 2006)
  • Voted YES on restricting independent grassroots political committees. (Apr 2006)
  • Voted YES on prohibiting lawsuits about obesity against food providers. (Oct 2005)
  • Voted YES on limiting attorney's fees in class action lawsuits. (Feb 2005)
  • Voted YES on restricting frivolous lawsuits. (Sep 2004)
  • Voted NO on campaign finance reform banning soft-money contributions. (Feb 2002)
  • Voted NO on banning soft money donations to national political parties. (Jul 2001)
  • Voted NO on banning soft money and issue ads. (Sep 1999)
  • Restrict campaign donations from foreigners or 3rd parties. (May 1999)
  • Limit punitive damages; term limits on Congress. (Sep 1994)
  • Government is too big, too intrusive, too easy with money. (Sep 1994)

                                                                                                                                                                               
  


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