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John Kitzhaber on Government Reform
Democratic Governor: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for John Kitzhaber on other issues.
  • Limit individual campaign donations; require full disclosure. (Nov 1998)
  • Reforms must respect state's rights to select electors. (Aug 2001)

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Jason Conger on Government Reform
Republican Challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Jason Conger on other issues.
  • Voted NO on looser campaign finance reporting. (Jun 2011)
Jeff Merkley on Government Reform
Democratic Jr Senator (OR): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Jeff Merkley on other issues.
  • Nuclear option: Allow confirmation of Obama's appointees. (Nov 2013)
  • Oppose FISA: no immunity for telecomm surveillance. (Jun 2008)
  • Spending limits on campaigns, plus full disclosure. (Nov 1998)
  • Voted YES on Congressional pay raise. (Jul 2009)
  • Voted YES on providing a US House seat for the District of Columbia. (Feb 2009)
  • Require full disclosure of independent campaign expenditures. (Jul 2012)
Ron Wyden on Government Reform
Democratic Sr Senator (OR): Click here for 14 full quotes OR click here for Ron Wyden 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)
  • Voted YES on favoring 1997 McCain-Feingold overhaul of campaign finance. (Oct 1997)
  • Voted YES on Approving the presidential line-item veto. (Mar 1996)
  • Reject photo ID requirements for voting. (Sep 2005)
  • Prohibit voter intimidation in federal elections. (Mar 2007)

House:


Earl Blumenauer on Government Reform
Democratic Representative (OR-3): Click here for 17 full quotes OR click here for Earl Blumenauer 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)
  • Prohibit non-legislated earmarks. (Jul 2005)
  • Establish the United States Public Service Academy. (Mar 2007)
  • Ban stock trading based on Congressional insider knowledge. (Nov 2011)
  • Require full disclosure of independent campaign expenditures. (Feb 2012)
  • Establish 15 days of early voting in all states. (Nov 2012)
Suzanne Bonamici on Government Reform
Democrat (District 1): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Suzanne Bonamici on other issues.
  • Require full disclosure of independent campaign expenditures. (Feb 2012)
  • Establish 15 days of early voting in all states. (Nov 2012)
Peter Defazio on Government Reform
Democratic Representative (OR-4): Click here for 17 full quotes OR click here for Peter Defazio 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 YES 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)
  • Prohibit non-legislated earmarks. (Jul 2005)
  • Criminalize false or deceptive info about elections. (Nov 2005)
  • Establish the United States Public Service Academy. (Mar 2007)
  • 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)
Kurt Schrader on Government Reform
Democrat (District 5): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Kurt Schrader on other issues.
  • Voted YES on Senate pay raise. (Jun 2009)
  • Reduce the salary of Members of Congress. (Jan 2011)
  • Ban stock trading based on Congressional insider knowledge. (Nov 2011)
Greg Walden on Government Reform
Republican Representative (OR-2): Click here for 13 full quotes OR click here for Greg Walden 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 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)
  • Restrict campaign donations from foreigners or 3rd parties. (May 1999)

Former candidates & officeholders:


Ted Kulongoski on Government Reform
Democratic OR Governor: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Ted Kulongoski on other issues.
  • Reduce deficit with three-year surcharge. (Oct 2002)
David Wu on Government Reform
Democratic Representative (OR-1): Click here for 13 full quotes OR click here for David Wu 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 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 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)
  • Voluntary public financing for all general elections. (Aug 2000)
Bill Bradbury on Government Reform
2002 Democratic Senate Challenger (OR): Click here for Bill Bradbury on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Bruce Broussard on Government Reform
Former Republican challenger (2004): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Bruce Broussard on other issues.
  • Good government follows clearly outlined public procedures. (Aug 2004)
Wes Cooley on Government Reform
Republican Former (1994-) (District 2): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Wes Cooley on other issues.
  • Limit punitive damages; term limits on Congress. (Sep 1994)
  • Government is too big, too intrusive, too easy with money. (Sep 1994)
Mark Hatfield on Government Reform
Republican Senator (Former): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Mark Hatfield on other issues.
  • Voted NO on Approving the presidential line-item veto. (Mar 1996)
  • Voted NO on banning more types of Congressional gifts. (Jul 1995)
Al King on Government Reform
2004 former Republican challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Al King on other issues.
  • Sunset half the programs we now have. (Aug 2004)
Bob Packwood on Government Reform
Republican Senator (Former): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Bob Packwood on other issues.
  • Voted YES on banning more types of Congressional gifts. (Jul 1995)
Dave Brownlow on Government Reform
Constitution Party Senate Challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Dave Brownlow on other issues.
  • Opposes stricter limits on political campaign funds. (Jun 2008)
John Frohnmayer on Government Reform
Independent Challenger: Click here for John Frohnmayer on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Elizabeth Furse on Government Reform
Democrat (District 1): Click here for Elizabeth Furse on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Darlene Hooley on Government Reform
Democratic Representative (OR-5): Click here for 12 full quotes OR click here for Darlene Hooley 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 YES 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)
  • Voluntary public financing for all general elections. (Aug 2000)
Jim Huffman on Government Reform
2010 Republican Challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Jim Huffman on other issues.
  • People lost confidence in Congress due to backroom deals. (Aug 2010)
Steve Novick on Government Reform
Democratic Challenger: Click here for Steve Novick on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Gordon Harold Smith on Government Reform
Republican Jr Senator (OR): Click here for 11 full quotes OR click here for Gordon Harold Smith on other issues.
  • Increase individuals campaign donation limit. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted NO 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 NO 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 NO 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)
  • Reduce federal government size & scope, including military. (Sep 1998)

                                                                                                                                                                               
  


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