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OH 2012: 2012 Ohio Senate Debates


Sherrod Brown on Free Trade
Democratic Sr Senator; previously Representative (OH-13): Click here for 17 full quotes OR click here for Sherrod Brown on other issues.
  • Trade agreements have sold out the middle class. (Oct 2012)
  • One of Senate's most ardent critics of foreign trade. (Mar 2012)
  • Supports fair trade; opposes exporting jobs. (Oct 2006)
  • Fight against unfair trade agreements. (Jan 2006)
  • Voted NO on promoting free trade with Peru. (Dec 2007)
  • Voted NO on implementing CAFTA, Central America Free Trade. (Jul 2005)
  • Voted NO on implementing US-Australia Free Trade Agreement. (Jul 2004)
  • Voted NO on implementing US-Singapore free trade agreement. (Jul 2003)
  • Voted NO on implementing free trade agreement with Chile. (Jul 2003)
  • Voted YES on withdrawing from the WTO. (Jun 2000)
  • Voted NO on 'Fast Track' authority for trade agreements. (Sep 1998)
  • Rated 44% by CATO, indicating a mixed record on trade issues. (Dec 2002)
  • Extend trade restrictions on Burma to promote democracy. (Jun 2007)
  • Tariffs against countries undervaluing their currency. (May 2009)
  • Sponsored bill to review free trade agreements biennially. (Jun 2009)
  • Sponsored bill imposing tariffs for manipulating currency. (Feb 2011)
  • No MFN for China; condition trade on human rights. (Nov 1999)
Josh Mandel on Free Trade
Republican Nominee: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Josh Mandel on other issues.
  • FactCheck: Brown voted against China trade & moving jobs. (Mar 2012)
  • Criticizes opponent for helping move jobs to China. (Mar 2012)
Rob Portman on Free Trade
Republican Jr Senator; previously Representative (OH-2): Click here for 11 full quotes OR click here for Rob Portman on other issues.
  • Pass more trade agreements to increase Ohio exports. (Oct 2010)
  • Served as trade representative under Pres. George W. Bush. (Oct 2010)
  • Steadfast proponent of the power of open markets. (May 2005)
  • Supports Central American & Dominican Republic trade. (May 2005)
  • Voted YES on implementing US-Australia Free Trade Agreement. (Jul 2004)
  • Voted YES on implementing US-Singapore free trade agreement. (Jul 2003)
  • Voted YES on implementing free trade agreement with Chile. (Jul 2003)
  • Voted NO on withdrawing from the WTO. (Jun 2000)
  • Voted YES on 'Fast Track' authority for trade agreements. (Sep 1998)
  • Rated 56% by CATO, indicating a mixed record on trade issues. (Dec 2002)
  • Sponsored sugar quotas & import tariffs to stabilize prices. (Feb 2013)

House:


Joyce Beatty on Free Trade
Democrat (District 3): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Joyce Beatty on other issues.
  • Sponsored sugar quotas & import tariffs to stabilize prices. (Jun 2013)
John Boccieri on Free Trade
Democratic challenger (District 16): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for John Boccieri on other issues.
  • Put America first when it comes to trade. (Nov 2008)
  • Tariffs against countries undervaluing their currency. (May 2009)
  • Review free trade agreements biennially for rights violation. (Jun 2009)
John Boehner on Free Trade
Republican Representative (OH-8): Click here for 10 full quotes OR click here for John Boehner on other issues.
  • Voted YES on promoting free trade with Peru. (Nov 2007)
  • Voted NO on assisting workers who lose jobs due to globalization. (Oct 2007)
  • Voted YES on implementing CAFTA, Central America Free Trade. (Jul 2005)
  • Voted YES on implementing US-Australia Free Trade Agreement. (Jul 2004)
  • Voted YES on implementing US-Singapore free trade agreement. (Jul 2003)
  • Voted YES on implementing free trade agreement with Chile. (Jul 2003)
  • Voted NO on withdrawing from the WTO. (Jun 2000)
  • Voted YES on 'Fast Track' authority for trade agreements. (Sep 1998)
  • End economic protectionism: let dairy compacts expire . (Aug 2001)
  • Rated 50% by CATO, indicating a mixed record on trade issues. (Dec 2002)
Steve Chabot on Free Trade
Republican Representative (OH-1): Click here for 10 full quotes OR click here for Steve Chabot on other issues.
  • Voted YES on promoting free trade with Peru. (Nov 2007)
  • Voted NO on assisting workers who lose jobs due to globalization. (Oct 2007)
  • Voted YES on implementing CAFTA, Central America Free Trade. (Jul 2005)
  • Voted YES on implementing US-Australia Free Trade Agreement. (Jul 2004)
  • Voted YES on implementing US-Singapore free trade agreement. (Jul 2003)
  • Voted YES on implementing free trade agreement with Chile. (Jul 2003)
  • Voted NO on withdrawing from the WTO. (Jun 2000)
  • Voted YES on 'Fast Track' authority for trade agreements. (Sep 1998)
  • Rated 67% by CATO, indicating a pro-free trade voting record. (Dec 2002)
  • Sponsored sugar quotas & import tariffs to stabilize prices. (Feb 2013)
Marcia Fudge on Free Trade
Democrat (District 11): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Marcia Fudge on other issues.
  • Review free trade agreements biennially for rights violation. (Jun 2009)
  • Impose tariffs against countries which manipulate currency. (Feb 2011)
  • Sponsored imposing import fee on countries with undervalued currency. (Apr 2013)
Bob Gibbs on Free Trade
Republican (District 7): Click here for Bob Gibbs on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Bill Johnson on Free Trade
Republican (District 6): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Bill Johnson on other issues.
  • Impose tariffs against countries which manipulate currency. (Feb 2011)
  • Sponsored sugar quotas & import tariffs to stabilize prices. (Feb 2013)
  • Sponsored imposing import fee on countries with undervalued currency. (Mar 2013)
Jim Jordan on Free Trade
Republican: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Jim Jordan on other issues.
  • Voted YES on promoting free trade with Peru. (Nov 2007)
  • Voted NO on assisting workers who lose jobs due to globalization. (Oct 2007)
Dave Joyce on Free Trade
Republican (District 14): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Dave Joyce on other issues.
  • Sponsored sugar quotas & import tariffs to stabilize prices. (Jun 2013)
  • Sponsored imposing import fee on countries with undervalued currency. (Apr 2013)
Marcy Kaptur on Free Trade
Democratic Representative (OH-9): Click here for 16 full quotes OR click here for Marcy Kaptur on other issues.
  • Voted NO on promoting free trade with Peru. (Nov 2007)
  • Voted YES on assisting workers who lose jobs due to globalization. (Oct 2007)
  • Voted NO on implementing CAFTA, Central America Free Trade. (Jul 2005)
  • Voted NO on implementing US-Australia Free Trade Agreement. (Jul 2004)
  • Voted NO on implementing US-Singapore free trade agreement. (Jul 2003)
  • Voted NO on implementing free trade agreement with Chile. (Jul 2003)
  • Voted YES on withdrawing from the WTO. (Jun 2000)
  • Voted NO on 'Fast Track' authority for trade agreements. (Sep 1998)
  • Rated 39% by CATO, indicating a mixed record on trade issues. (Dec 2002)
  • Tariffs against countries undervaluing their currency. (May 2009)
  • Review free trade agreements biennially for rights violation. (Jun 2009)
  • Impose tariffs against countries which manipulate currency. (Feb 2011)
  • Require open markets for US goods in all trade agreements. (May 2011)
  • Sponsored imposing import fee on countries with undervalued currency. (Mar 2013)
  • Block NAFTA Superhighway & North American Union. (Jan 2007)
  • No MFN for China; condition trade on human rights. (Nov 1999)
Steven LaTourette on Free Trade
Republican Representative (OH-14): Click here for 13 full quotes OR click here for Steven LaTourette on other issues.
  • Voted NO on promoting free trade with Peru. (Nov 2007)
  • Voted YES on assisting workers who lose jobs due to globalization. (Oct 2007)
  • Voted YES on implementing CAFTA, Central America Free Trade. (Jul 2005)
  • Voted YES on implementing US-Australia Free Trade Agreement. (Jul 2004)
  • Voted YES on implementing US-Singapore free trade agreement. (Jul 2003)
  • Voted NO on implementing free trade agreement with Chile. (Jul 2003)
  • Voted NO on withdrawing from the WTO. (Jun 2000)
  • Voted NO on 'Fast Track' authority for trade agreements. (Sep 1998)
  • Promote the Andean Free Trade Agreement. (May 2002)
  • Rated 41% by CATO, indicating a mixed record on trade issues. (Dec 2002)
  • Tariffs against countries undervaluing their currency. (May 2009)
  • Impose tariffs against countries which manipulate currency. (Feb 2011)
  • Block NAFTA Superhighway & North American Union. (Jan 2007)
Bob Latta on Free Trade
Republican: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Bob Latta on other issues.
  • Sponsored sugar quotas & import tariffs to stabilize prices. (Feb 2013)
Jim Renacci on Free Trade
Republican (District 16): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Jim Renacci on other issues.
  • Impose tariffs against countries which manipulate currency. (Feb 2011)
  • Sponsored sugar quotas & import tariffs to stabilize prices. (Feb 2013)
Tim Ryan on Free Trade
Democratic Representative (OH-17): Click here for 11 full quotes OR click here for Tim Ryan on other issues.
  • Voted NO on promoting free trade with Peru. (Nov 2007)
  • Voted YES on assisting workers who lose jobs due to globalization. (Oct 2007)
  • Voted NO on implementing CAFTA, Central America Free Trade. (Jul 2005)
  • Voted NO on implementing US-Australia Free Trade Agreement. (Jul 2004)
  • Voted NO on implementing US-Singapore free trade agreement. (Jul 2003)
  • Voted NO on implementing free trade agreement with Chile. (Jul 2003)
  • Sponsored bill for tariffs against undervalued currency. (May 2009)
  • Review free trade agreements biennially for rights violation. (Jun 2009)
  • Impose tariffs against countries which manipulate currency. (Feb 2011)
  • Require open markets for US goods in all trade agreements. (May 2011)
  • Sponsored imposing import fee on countries with undervalued currency. (Mar 2013)
Steve Stivers on Free Trade
Republican (District 15): Click here for Steve Stivers on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Betty Sutton on Free Trade
Democrat: Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Betty Sutton on other issues.
  • Voted NO on promoting free trade with Peru. (Nov 2007)
  • Voted YES on assisting workers who lose jobs due to globalization. (Oct 2007)
  • Tariffs against countries undervaluing their currency. (May 2009)
  • Review free trade agreements biennially for rights violation. (Jun 2009)
  • Impose tariffs against countries which manipulate currency. (Feb 2011)
  • Require open markets for US goods in all trade agreements. (May 2011)
Pat Tiberi on Free Trade
Republican Representative (OH-12): Click here for 9 full quotes OR click here for Pat Tiberi on other issues.
  • Voted YES on promoting free trade with Peru. (Nov 2007)
  • Voted NO on assisting workers who lose jobs due to globalization. (Oct 2007)
  • Voted YES on implementing CAFTA, Central America Free Trade. (Jul 2005)
  • Voted YES on implementing US-Australia Free Trade Agreement. (Jul 2004)
  • Voted YES on implementing US-Singapore free trade agreement. (Jul 2003)
  • Voted YES on implementing free trade agreement with Chile. (Jul 2003)
  • Rated 67% by CATO, indicating a pro-free trade voting record. (Dec 2002)
  • Sponsored sugar quotas & import tariffs to stabilize prices. (Jun 2013)
  • Block NAFTA Superhighway & North American Union. (Jan 2007)
Mike Turner on Free Trade
Republican Representative (OH-3): Click here for 8 full quotes OR click here for Mike Turner on other issues.
  • Voted YES on implementing CAFTA, Central America Free Trade. (Jul 2005)
  • Voted YES on implementing US-Australia Free Trade Agreement. (Jul 2004)
  • Voted YES on implementing US-Singapore free trade agreement. (Jul 2003)
  • Voted YES on implementing free trade agreement with Chile. (Jul 2003)
  • Promote the Andean Free Trade Agreement. (May 2002)
  • Tariffs against countries undervaluing their currency. (May 2009)
  • Impose tariffs against countries which manipulate currency. (Feb 2011)
  • Sponsored imposing import fee on countries with undervalued currency. (Mar 2013)
Brad Wenstrup on Free Trade
Republican (District 2): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Brad Wenstrup on other issues.
  • Sponsored sugar quotas & import tariffs to stabilize prices. (Mar 2013)

Former candidates & officeholders:


John Kasich on Free Trade
Republican Governor; previously Representative (OH-12); 2000 candidate for President: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for John Kasich on other issues.
  • Voted NO on withdrawing from the WTO. (Jun 2000)
  • Voted YES on 'Fast Track' authority for trade agreements. (Sep 1998)
Ted Strickland on Free Trade
Democratic Governor; previously Representative (OH-6): Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for Ted Strickland on other issues.
  • Voted NO on implementing CAFTA, Central America Free Trade. (Jul 2005)
  • Voted NO on implementing US-Australia Free Trade Agreement. (Jul 2004)
  • Voted NO on implementing US-Singapore free trade agreement. (Jul 2003)
  • Voted NO on implementing free trade agreement with Chile. (Jul 2003)
  • Voted YES on withdrawing from the WTO. (Jun 2000)
  • Voted NO on 'Fast Track' authority for trade agreements. (Sep 1998)
  • Rated 28% by CATO, indicating a pro-fair trade voting record. (Dec 2002)
Bob Taft on Free Trade
Republican OH Governor: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Bob Taft on other issues.
  • Grant fast-track authority to the President. (Nov 1999)
Kevin Coughlin on Free Trade
Former Republican Senate Primary Challenger (2012): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Kevin Coughlin on other issues.
  • Free trade with Colombia, Korea, and Panama. (Jul 2011)
Michael Pryce on Free Trade
Republican Challenger (lost 2012 primary): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Michael Pryce on other issues.
  • America cannot solve our loss of industry with tariffs. (Jul 2011)
Steve Austria on Free Trade
Republican (Retiring 2012) (District 7): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Steve Austria on other issues.
  • Impose tariffs against countries which manipulate currency. (Feb 2011)
Dennis Kucinich on Free Trade
Democratic Representative (OH-10): Click here for 39 full quotes OR click here for Dennis Kucinich on other issues.
  • We need a policy of constructive engagement with China. (Dec 2007)
  • Either buy America or bye-bye America. (Dec 2007)
  • NAFTA accelerated immigration from Mexico, in search of jobs. (Sep 2007)
  • FactCheck: NAFTA coincided with (not caused) peso collapse. (Sep 2007)
  • Manufacturing policy: trade based on workers right. (Aug 2007)
  • Base trade on worker rights, human rights & environment. (Aug 2007)
  • Go back to trade based on worker’s rights. (Jul 2007)
  • Democrats started NAFTA; Democrats will end it. (Jun 2007)
  • NAFTA and GATT intentionally limit workers rights. (Feb 2007)
  • Withdraw from NAFTA and WTO. (Nov 2006)
  • Withdraw from WTO because they disallow protecting jobs. (Feb 2004)
  • Americans’ social consciousness overrides cheap goods. (Jan 2004)
  • Free trade encourages privatization, so avoid it. (Jan 2004)
  • Bilateral trade structure to support American manufacturing. (Jan 2004)
  • President has authority to cancel NAFTA and WTO-I will. (Jan 2004)
  • Push trade deals based on power of US market leverage. (Nov 2003)
  • First act as president will be to cancel NAFTA. (Sep 2003)
  • Need specific worker rights written into trade agreements. (Sep 2003)
  • Companies profit from trade based on Third World misery. (Sep 2003)
  • Review & modify all treaties not respecting human rights. (Aug 2003)
  • No NAFTA, No WTO, No Fast Track. (Aug 2003)
  • Cancel NAFTA and the WTO. (May 2003)
  • Don’t sacrifice our rights to global corporate ethic. (Apr 2003)
  • Retaliatory tariffs yes; GATT no. (Jul 1996)

    Voting Record

  • Against China MFN because of $100B trade deficit. (Sep 2003)
  • Voted NO on promoting free trade with Peru. (Nov 2007)
  • Voted YES on assisting workers who lose jobs due to globalization. (Oct 2007)
  • Voted NO on implementing CAFTA, Central America Free Trade. (Jul 2005)
  • Voted NO on implementing US-Australia Free Trade Agreement. (Jul 2004)
  • Voted NO on implementing US-Singapore free trade agreement. (Jul 2003)
  • Voted NO on implementing free trade agreement with Chile. (Jul 2003)
  • Voted YES on withdrawing from the WTO. (Jun 2000)
  • Voted NO on 'Fast Track' authority for trade agreements. (Sep 1998)
  • Maintain anti-dumping restrictions against foreign importers. (Oct 2001)
  • Rated 39% by CATO, indicating a mixed record on trade issues. (Dec 2002)
  • Review free trade agreements biennially for rights violation. (Jun 2009)
  • Impose tariffs against countries which manipulate currency. (Feb 2011)
  • Require open markets for US goods in all trade agreements. (May 2011)
  • No MFN for China; condition trade on human rights. (Nov 1999)
Jean Schmidt on Free Trade
Republican Representative (OH-2): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Jean Schmidt on other issues.
  • Voted YES on promoting free trade with Peru. (Nov 2007)
  • Voted NO on assisting workers who lose jobs due to globalization. (Oct 2007)
Frank Cremeans on Free Trade
Republican Former (1994-) (District 6): Click here for Frank Cremeans on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Mike DeWine on Free Trade
Former Republican Senator (lost re-election, 2006): Click here for 14 full quotes OR click here for Mike DeWine on other issues.
  • Tariffs against dumping steel, & give fines to US companies. (Oct 2006)
  • Voted YES on free trade agreement with Oman. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted YES on implementing CAFTA for Central America free-trade. (Jul 2005)
  • Voted YES on establishing free trade between US & Singapore. (Jul 2003)
  • Voted YES on establishing free trade between the US and Chile. (Jul 2003)
  • Voted YES on extending free trade to Andean nations. (May 2002)
  • Voted YES on granting normal trade relations status to Vietnam. (Oct 2001)
  • Voted NO on removing common goods from national security export rules. (Sep 2001)
  • Voted YES on permanent normal trade relations with China. (Sep 2000)
  • Voted YES on expanding trade to the third world. (May 2000)
  • Voted YES on renewing 'fast track' presidential trade authority. (Nov 1997)
  • Voted YES on imposing trade sanctions on Japan for closed market. (May 1995)
  • Rated 100% by CATO, indicating a pro-free trade voting record. (Dec 2002)
  • Free trade with post-Orange Revolution Ukraine. (Apr 2005)
Eric Fingerhut on Free Trade
2004 former Democratic challenger; previously US Rep: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Eric Fingerhut on other issues.
  • Fair trade, not NAFTA. (Aug 2004)
  • Include human rights and worker rights in trade agreements. (Aug 2004)
Paul Gillmor on Free Trade
Republican (Deceased 2007) (District 5): Click here for 8 full quotes OR click here for Paul Gillmor on other issues.
  • Voted YES on implementing CAFTA, Central America Free Trade. (Jul 2005)
  • Voted YES on implementing US-Australia Free Trade Agreement. (Jul 2004)
  • Voted YES on implementing US-Singapore free trade agreement. (Jul 2003)
  • Voted NO on implementing free trade agreement with Chile. (Jul 2003)
  • Voted NO on withdrawing from the WTO. (Jun 2000)
  • Voted YES on 'Fast Track' authority for trade agreements. (Sep 1998)
  • Promote the Andean Free Trade Agreement. (May 2002)
  • Rated 39% by CATO, indicating a mixed record on trade issues. (Dec 2002)
John Glenn on Free Trade
Democratic Senator (Former): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for John Glenn on other issues.
  • Voted YES on renewing 'fast track' presidential trade authority. (Nov 1997)
  • Voted YES on imposing trade sanctions on Japan for closed market. (May 1995)
Tony Hall on Free Trade
Democrat (until 2002) (District 3): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Tony Hall on other issues.
  • Voted NO on withdrawing from the WTO. (Jun 2000)
  • Voted NO on 'Fast Track' authority for trade agreements. (Sep 1998)
Martin Hoke on Free Trade
Republican Former (1994-) (District 10): Click here for Martin Hoke on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Jennifer Brunner on Free Trade
2010 Dem. Senate Challenger; currently Secretary of State: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Jennifer Brunner on other issues.
  • Flawed trade policies have distorted benefits. (Dec 2009)
  • NAFTA and CAFTA have resulted in huge trade deficits. (Dec 2009)
Eric Deaton on Free Trade
2010 Constitution Party challenger: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Eric Deaton on other issues.
  • Free trade agreements have destroyed our economy. (Aug 2010)
  • Want fair trade and not free trade. (Mar 2010)
Steven Driehaus on Free Trade
Democrat (until 2010) (District 1): Click here for Steven Driehaus on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Lee Fisher on Free Trade
2010 Democratic Senate Challenger; currently Lt. Gov.: Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Lee Fisher on other issues.
  • Trade agreements should be fair and enforced. (Oct 2010)
  • More stringent policy: discourage companies moving overseas. (Oct 2010)
  • Make sure trade agreements export Ohio goods, not Ohio jobs. (Dec 2009)
Paul Hackett on Free Trade
Democratic challenger: Click here for Paul Hackett on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Dave Hobson on Free Trade
Republican Representative (OH-7): Click here for 10 full quotes OR click here for Dave Hobson on other issues.
  • Voted YES on promoting free trade with Peru. (Nov 2007)
  • Voted NO on assisting workers who lose jobs due to globalization. (Oct 2007)
  • Voted YES on implementing CAFTA, Central America Free Trade. (Jul 2005)
  • Voted YES on implementing US-Australia Free Trade Agreement. (Jul 2004)
  • Voted YES on implementing US-Singapore free trade agreement. (Jul 2003)
  • Voted YES on implementing free trade agreement with Chile. (Jul 2003)
  • Voted NO on withdrawing from the WTO. (Jun 2000)
  • Voted YES on 'Fast Track' authority for trade agreements. (Sep 1998)
  • Promote the Andean Free Trade Agreement. (May 2002)
  • Rated 44% by CATO, indicating a mixed record on trade issues. (Dec 2002)
Stephanie Tubbs Jones on Free Trade
Democratic Representative (OH-11): Click here for 10 full quotes OR click here for Stephanie Tubbs Jones on other issues.
  • Voted YES on promoting free trade with Peru. (Nov 2007)
  • Voted YES on assisting workers who lose jobs due to globalization. (Oct 2007)
  • Voted NO on implementing CAFTA, Central America Free Trade. (Jul 2005)
  • Voted YES on implementing US-Australia Free Trade Agreement. (Jul 2004)
  • Voted NO on implementing US-Singapore free trade agreement. (Jul 2003)
  • Voted NO on implementing free trade agreement with Chile. (Jul 2003)
  • Voted NO on withdrawing from the WTO. (Jun 2000)
  • Maintain anti-dumping restrictions against foreign importers. (Oct 2001)
  • Rated 40% by CATO, indicating a mixed record on trade issues. (Dec 2002)
  • No MFN for China; condition trade on human rights. (Nov 1999)
John Kasich on Free Trade
Republican Governor; previously Representative (OH-12); 2000 candidate for President: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for John Kasich on other issues.
  • Voted NO on withdrawing from the WTO. (Jun 2000)
  • Voted YES on 'Fast Track' authority for trade agreements. (Sep 1998)
Mary Jo Kilroy on Free Trade
Democrat (until 2010) (District 15): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Mary Jo Kilroy on other issues.
  • Tariffs against countries undervaluing their currency. (May 2009)
  • Review free trade agreements biennially for rights violation. (Jun 2009)
Michael Oxley on Free Trade
Republican (District 4): Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for Michael Oxley on other issues.
  • Voted YES on implementing CAFTA, Central America Free Trade. (Jul 2005)
  • Voted YES on implementing US-Australia Free Trade Agreement. (Jul 2004)
  • Voted YES on implementing US-Singapore free trade agreement. (Jul 2003)
  • Voted YES on implementing free trade agreement with Chile. (Jul 2003)
  • Voted NO on withdrawing from the WTO. (Jun 2000)
  • Voted YES on 'Fast Track' authority for trade agreements. (Sep 1998)
  • Rated 50% by CATO, indicating a mixed record on trade issues. (Dec 2002)
Ralph Regula on Free Trade
Republican Representative (OH-16): Click here for 12 full quotes OR click here for Ralph Regula on other issues.
  • Voted YES on promoting free trade with Peru. (Nov 2007)
  • Voted NO on assisting workers who lose jobs due to globalization. (Oct 2007)
  • Voted YES on implementing CAFTA, Central America Free Trade. (Jul 2005)
  • Voted YES on implementing US-Australia Free Trade Agreement. (Jul 2004)
  • Voted YES on implementing US-Singapore free trade agreement. (Jul 2003)
  • Voted YES on implementing free trade agreement with Chile. (Jul 2003)
  • Voted NO on withdrawing from the WTO. (Jun 2000)
  • Voted NO on 'Fast Track' authority for trade agreements. (Sep 1998)
  • Maintain anti-dumping restrictions against foreign importers. (Oct 2001)
  • Promote the Andean Free Trade Agreement. (May 2002)
  • Rated 28% by CATO, indicating a pro-fair trade voting record. (Dec 2002)
  • Block NAFTA Superhighway & North American Union. (Jan 2007)
Tom Sawyer on Free Trade
Democrat (District 14): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Tom Sawyer on other issues.
  • Voted NO on withdrawing from the WTO. (Jun 2000)
  • Voted YES on 'Fast Track' authority for trade agreements. (Sep 1998)
Zack Space on Free Trade
Democrat: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Zack Space on other issues.
  • Voted NO on promoting free trade with Peru. (Nov 2007)
  • Voted YES on assisting workers who lose jobs due to globalization. (Oct 2007)
Louis Stokes on Free Trade
Democrat (retired 1998) (District 21): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Louis Stokes on other issues.
  • Voted NO on 'Fast Track' authority for trade agreements. (Sep 1998)
Jim Traficant on Free Trade
Democrat (District 17): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Jim Traficant on other issues.
  • Voted YES on withdrawing from the WTO. (Jun 2000)
  • Voted NO on 'Fast Track' authority for trade agreements. (Sep 1998)
  • End economic protectionism: let dairy compacts expire . (Aug 2001)
George Voinovich on Free Trade
Republican Sr Senator (OH): Click here for 14 full quotes OR click here for George Voinovich on other issues.
  • Voted YES on promoting free trade with Peru. (Dec 2007)
  • Voted YES on free trade agreement with Oman. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted YES on implementing CAFTA for Central America free-trade. (Jul 2005)
  • Voted YES on establishing free trade between US & Singapore. (Jul 2003)
  • Voted YES on establishing free trade between the US and Chile. (Jul 2003)
  • Voted YES on extending free trade to Andean nations. (May 2002)
  • Voted YES on granting normal trade relations status to Vietnam. (Oct 2001)
  • Voted YES on removing common goods from national security export rules. (Sep 2001)
  • Voted YES on permanent normal trade relations with China. (Sep 2000)
  • Voted YES on expanding trade to the third world. (May 2000)
  • Rated 92% by CATO, indicating a pro-free trade voting record. (Dec 2002)
  • Extend trade restrictions on Burma to promote democracy. (Jun 2007)
  • Insist on access to post-mad-cow Japanese beef markets. (Mar 2010)
  • Ease Canadian border-crossing rules. (May 1998)
Charlie Wilson on Free Trade
Democrat: Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Charlie Wilson on other issues.
  • So called “free trade” is not fair to Ohio workers. (Sep 2006)
  • Voted NO on promoting free trade with Peru. (Nov 2007)
  • Tariffs against countries undervaluing their currency. (May 2009)
  • Review free trade agreements biennially for rights violation. (Jun 2009)
Sherrod Brown on Free Trade
Democratic Sr Senator; previously Representative (OH-13): Click here for 17 full quotes OR click here for Sherrod Brown on other issues.
  • Trade agreements have sold out the middle class. (Oct 2012)
  • One of Senate's most ardent critics of foreign trade. (Mar 2012)
  • Supports fair trade; opposes exporting jobs. (Oct 2006)
  • Fight against unfair trade agreements. (Jan 2006)
  • Voted NO on promoting free trade with Peru. (Dec 2007)
  • Voted NO on implementing CAFTA, Central America Free Trade. (Jul 2005)
  • Voted NO on implementing US-Australia Free Trade Agreement. (Jul 2004)
  • Voted NO on implementing US-Singapore free trade agreement. (Jul 2003)
  • Voted NO on implementing free trade agreement with Chile. (Jul 2003)
  • Voted YES on withdrawing from the WTO. (Jun 2000)
  • Voted NO on 'Fast Track' authority for trade agreements. (Sep 1998)
  • Rated 44% by CATO, indicating a mixed record on trade issues. (Dec 2002)
  • Extend trade restrictions on Burma to promote democracy. (Jun 2007)
  • Tariffs against countries undervaluing their currency. (May 2009)
  • Sponsored bill to review free trade agreements biennially. (Jun 2009)
  • Sponsored bill imposing tariffs for manipulating currency. (Feb 2011)
  • No MFN for China; condition trade on human rights. (Nov 1999)
Bob Ney on Free Trade
Republican Representative (OH-18): Click here for 8 full quotes OR click here for Bob Ney on other issues.
  • Voted NO on implementing CAFTA, Central America Free Trade. (Jul 2005)
  • Voted YES on implementing US-Australia Free Trade Agreement. (Jul 2004)
  • Voted YES on implementing US-Singapore free trade agreement. (Jul 2003)
  • Voted YES on implementing free trade agreement with Chile. (Jul 2003)
  • Voted YES on withdrawing from the WTO. (Jun 2000)
  • Voted NO on 'Fast Track' authority for trade agreements. (Sep 1998)
  • Maintain anti-dumping restrictions against foreign importers. (Oct 2001)
  • Rated 56% by CATO, indicating a mixed record on trade issues. (Dec 2002)
Rob Portman on Free Trade
Republican Jr Senator; previously Representative (OH-2): Click here for 11 full quotes OR click here for Rob Portman on other issues.
  • Pass more trade agreements to increase Ohio exports. (Oct 2010)
  • Served as trade representative under Pres. George W. Bush. (Oct 2010)
  • Steadfast proponent of the power of open markets. (May 2005)
  • Supports Central American & Dominican Republic trade. (May 2005)
  • Voted YES on implementing US-Australia Free Trade Agreement. (Jul 2004)
  • Voted YES on implementing US-Singapore free trade agreement. (Jul 2003)
  • Voted YES on implementing free trade agreement with Chile. (Jul 2003)
  • Voted NO on withdrawing from the WTO. (Jun 2000)
  • Voted YES on 'Fast Track' authority for trade agreements. (Sep 1998)
  • Rated 56% by CATO, indicating a mixed record on trade issues. (Dec 2002)
  • Sponsored sugar quotas & import tariffs to stabilize prices. (Feb 2013)
Deborah Pryce on Free Trade
Republican Representative (OH-15): Click here for 10 full quotes OR click here for Deborah Pryce on other issues.
  • Voted YES on promoting free trade with Peru. (Nov 2007)
  • Voted NO on assisting workers who lose jobs due to globalization. (Oct 2007)
  • Voted YES on implementing CAFTA, Central America Free Trade. (Jul 2005)
  • Voted YES on implementing US-Australia Free Trade Agreement. (Jul 2004)
  • Voted YES on implementing US-Singapore free trade agreement. (Jul 2003)
  • Voted YES on implementing free trade agreement with Chile. (Jul 2003)
  • Voted NO on withdrawing from the WTO. (Jun 2000)
  • Voted YES on 'Fast Track' authority for trade agreements. (Sep 1998)
  • Promote the Andean Free Trade Agreement. (May 2002)
  • Rated 53% by CATO, indicating a mixed record on trade issues. (Dec 2002)
Ted Strickland on Free Trade
Democratic Governor; previously Representative (OH-6): Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for Ted Strickland on other issues.
  • Voted NO on implementing CAFTA, Central America Free Trade. (Jul 2005)
  • Voted NO on implementing US-Australia Free Trade Agreement. (Jul 2004)
  • Voted NO on implementing US-Singapore free trade agreement. (Jul 2003)
  • Voted NO on implementing free trade agreement with Chile. (Jul 2003)
  • Voted YES on withdrawing from the WTO. (Jun 2000)
  • Voted NO on 'Fast Track' authority for trade agreements. (Sep 1998)
  • Rated 28% by CATO, indicating a pro-fair trade voting record. (Dec 2002)

                                                                                                                                                                               
  


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