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John Kitzhaber on Technology
Democratic Governor: Click here for the full quote OR click here for John Kitzhaber on other issues.
  • Level playing field for Main Street vs. Internet sales tax. (Aug 2001)

Senate:

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Jason Conger on Technology
Republican Challenger: Click here for Jason Conger on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Jeff Merkley on Technology
Democratic Jr Senator (OR): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Jeff Merkley on other issues.
  • Invest in public transportation infrastructure. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted NO on authorizing states to collect Internet sales taxes. (May 2013)
Ron Wyden on Technology
Democratic Sr Senator (OR): Click here for 12 full quotes OR click here for Ron Wyden on other issues.
  • Limit taxes on Internet-based companies. (Oct 2010)
  • Voted NO 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)
  • Voted YES on Internet sales tax moratorium. (Oct 1998)
  • Promote internet via Congressional Internet Caucus. (Jan 2001)
  • Fund nanotechnology research & development. (Dec 2003)
  • Permanent ban on state & local taxation of Internet access. (Oct 2007)
  • Strengthen infrastructure, including rail, dams, & Internet. (Jan 2013)
  • Ensure net neutrality: no corporate-tiered Internet. (Jan 2007)
  • Overturn FCC approval of media consolidation. (Mar 2008)

House:


Earl Blumenauer on Technology
Democratic Representative (OR-3): Click here for 14 full quotes OR click here for Earl Blumenauer 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)
  • 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 NO 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)
  • Criminal penalties for e-mail spamming. (Feb 2001)
  • Facilitate nationwide 2-1-1 phone line for human services. (Jan 2007)
  • Popularize Electronic Signatures with ESIGN Day. (Jun 2010)
  • Sponsored investing $1 billion in transportation projects. (Mar 2013)
Suzanne Bonamici on Technology
Democrat (District 1): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Suzanne Bonamici on other issues.
  • Voted NO on protecting cyber security by sharing data with government. (Apr 2013)
Peter Defazio on Technology
Democratic Representative (OR-4): Click here for 17 full quotes OR click here for Peter Defazio 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)
  • 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 NO on promoting commercial human space flight industry. (Nov 2004)
  • Voted NO 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)
  • Facilitate nationwide 2-1-1 phone line for human services. (Jan 2007)
  • Popularize Electronic Signatures with ESIGN Day. (Jun 2010)
  • Member of House Committee on Transportation & Infrastructure. (Mar 2011)
  • Stop foreign internet piracy of copyrighted materials. (Jan 2012)
  • Sponsored investing $1 billion in transportation projects. (Mar 2013)
  • Terminate funding for the superconducting super collider. (Feb 1993)
Kurt Schrader on Technology
Democrat (District 5): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Kurt Schrader 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)
Greg Walden on Technology
Republican Representative (OR-2): Click here for 18 full quotes OR click here for Greg Walden 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)
  • Promote internet via Congressional Internet Caucus. (Jan 2001)
  • Promote e-Contract with High Tech America. (Jan 2001)
  • Promote e-commerce and e-government. (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)

Former candidates & officeholders:


Ted Kulongoski on Technology
Democratic OR Governor: Click here for Ted Kulongoski on other issues.
    No stance on record.
David Wu on Technology
Democratic Representative (OR-1): Click here for 15 full quotes OR click here for David Wu on other issues.
  • Voted NO on terminating funding for National Public Radio. (Mar 2011)
  • 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 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)
  • Fund nanotechnology research & development. (Dec 2003)
  • Facilitate nationwide 2-1-1 phone line for human services. (Jan 2007)
  • Member of House Committee on Science, Space & Technology. (Mar 2011)
  • Overturn FCC approval of media consolidation. (Mar 2008)
Bill Bradbury on Technology
2002 Democratic Senate Challenger (OR): Click here for Bill Bradbury on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Bruce Broussard on Technology
Former Republican challenger (2004): Click here for Bruce Broussard on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Wes Cooley on Technology
Republican Former (1994-) (District 2): Click here for Wes Cooley on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Mark Hatfield on Technology
Republican Senator (Former): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Mark Hatfield on other issues.
  • Voted YES on telecomm deregulation. (Feb 1996)
Al King on Technology
2004 former Republican challenger: Click here for Al King on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Bob Packwood on Technology
Republican Senator (Former): Click here for Bob Packwood on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Dave Brownlow on Technology
Constitution Party Senate Challenger: Click here for Dave Brownlow on other issues.
    No stance on record.
John Frohnmayer on Technology
Independent Challenger: Click here for John Frohnmayer on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Elizabeth Furse on Technology
Democrat (District 1): Click here for Elizabeth Furse on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Darlene Hooley on Technology
Democratic Representative (OR-5): Click here for 12 full quotes OR click here for Darlene Hooley on other issues.
  • 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 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)
  • Facilitate nationwide 2-1-1 phone line for human services. (Jan 2007)
  • Permanent ban on state & local taxation of Internet access. (Oct 2007)
Jim Huffman on Technology
2010 Republican Challenger: Click here for Jim Huffman on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Steve Novick on Technology
Democratic Challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Steve Novick on other issues.
  • Support net neutrality. (Apr 2008)
Gordon Harold Smith on Technology
Republican Jr Senator (OR): Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for Gordon Harold Smith on other issues.
  • Voted YES on $23B instead of $4.9B for waterway infrastructure. (Nov 2007)
  • Voted YES on restoring $550M in funding for Amtrak for 2007. (Mar 2006)
  • Voted YES on Internet sales tax moratorium. (Oct 1998)
  • Require text on TV for visually-impaired viewers. (Apr 2005)
  • Permanent ban on state & local taxation of Internet access. (Oct 2007)
  • Require telecomms to transfer VOIP calls from other carriers. (Apr 2008)
  • Let companies share Y2K plans with no risk of lawsuits. (Oct 1998)

                                                                                                                                                                               
  


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