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Dennis Daugaard on Jobs
Republican Governor: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Dennis Daugaard on other issues.
  • Help find jobs for those unemployed over 12 weeks. (Jan 2013)
  • Dakota Roots: invite former South Dakotans back home to work. (Jan 2013)

Senate:

SD 2014: 2014 SD Senate debate


Mike Rounds on Jobs
Republican SD Governor: Click here for Mike Rounds on other issues.
    No stance on record.
John Thune on Jobs
Republican Jr Senator; previously Representative (SD-AL): Click here for 10 full quotes OR click here for John Thune on other issues.
  • Voted YES on extending unemployment benefits from 39 weeks to 59 weeks. (Nov 2008)
  • Voted YES on overriding presidential veto of Farm Bill. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted YES on terminating legal challenges to English-only job rules. (Mar 2008)
  • Voted YES on limiting farm subsidies to people earning under $750,000. (Dec 2007)
  • Voted NO on restricting employer interference in union organizing. (Jun 2007)
  • Voted YES on increasing minimum wage to $7.25. (Feb 2007)
  • Voted NO on raising the minimum wage to $7.25 rather than $6.25. (Mar 2005)
  • Voted YES on $167B over 10 years for farm price supports. (Oct 2001)
  • Voted YES on zero-funding OSHA's Ergonomics Rules instead of $4.5B. (Mar 2001)
  • Member of the Congressional Rural Caucus. (Jan 2001)
Rick Weiland on Jobs
Democratic Challenger: Click here for Rick Weiland on other issues.
    No stance on record.

House:


Kristi Noem on Jobs
Republican (District AL): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Kristi Noem on other issues.
  • Voted YES on allowing compensatory time off for working overtime. (Apr 2013)
  • Member of House Education and Labor Committee. (Mar 2011)
  • Rated 100% by CEI, indicating a pro-workplace choice voting record. (May 2012)

Former candidates & officeholders:


Mike Rounds on Jobs
Republican SD Governor: Click here for Mike Rounds on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Tim Johnson on Jobs
Democratic Sr Senator (SD): Click here for 15 full quotes OR click here for Tim Johnson on other issues.
  • Voted YES on extending unemployment benefits from 39 weeks to 59 weeks. (Nov 2008)
  • Voted YES on overriding presidential veto of Farm Bill. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted NO on terminating legal challenges to English-only job rules. (Mar 2008)
  • Voted YES on limiting farm subsidies to people earning under $750,000. (Dec 2007)
  • Voted YES on raising the minimum wage to $7.25 rather than $6.25. (Mar 2005)
  • Voted NO on repealing Clinton's ergonomic rules on repetitive stress. (Mar 2001)
  • Voted NO on killing an increase in the minimum wage. (Nov 1999)
  • Voted NO on allowing workers to choose between overtime & comp-time. (May 1997)
  • Member of the Congressional Rural Caucus. (Jan 2001)
  • Protect overtime pay protections. (Jun 2003)
  • Rated 100% by the AFL-CIO, indicating a pro-union voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Allow an Air Traffic Controller's Union. (Jan 2006)
  • Match minimum wage increases to Congressional pay raises. (May 2006)
  • Form unions by card-check instead of secret ballot. (Mar 2009)
  • Ban discriminatory compensation; allow 2 years to sue. (Jan 2009)
Larry Pressler on Jobs
Independent Challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Larry Pressler on other issues.
  • Voted YES on replacing farm price supports. (Feb 1996)
Bill Janklow on Jobs
Former Republican Governor (1979=1986 & 1995-2002): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Bill Janklow on other issues.
  • Create block grants for Agricultural Stewardship. (Aug 2001)
  • State instead of federal rules for animal operations. (Nov 1999)
  • Immediate federal assistance for farm crisis. (Sep 1999)
Tom Daschle on Jobs
Former Democratic Senator: Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for Tom Daschle on other issues.
  • Make America an opportunity society. (Jan 2004)
  • Voted NO on repealing Clinton's ergonomic rules on repetitive stress. (Mar 2001)
  • Voted NO on killing an increase in the minimum wage. (Nov 1999)
  • Voted NO on allowing workers to choose between overtime & comp-time. (May 1997)
  • Voted NO on replacing farm price supports. (Feb 1996)
  • Protect overtime pay protections. (Jun 2003)
  • Rated 85% by the AFL-CIO, indicating a pro-union voting record. (Dec 2003)
Nancy Turbak Berry on Jobs
Withdrew as 2010 Dem. challenger; currently State Senator: Click here for Nancy Turbak Berry on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Joel Dykstra on Jobs
Republican Challenger: Click here for Joel Dykstra on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Stephanie Herseth on Jobs
Democratic Representative (SD-AL): Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for Stephanie Herseth on other issues.
  • Enforce antitrust law & expand opportunities for farmers. (Jun 2002)
  • Voted YES on extending unemployment benefits from 39 weeks to 59 weeks. (Oct 2008)
  • Voted YES on overriding presidential veto of Farm Bill. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted YES on restricting employer interference in union organizing. (Mar 2007)
  • Voted YES on increasing minimum wage to $7.25. (Jan 2007)
  • Voted YES on end offshore tax havens and promote small business. (Oct 2004)
  • Allow an Air Traffic Controller's Union. (Jan 2006)
Bill Janklow on Jobs
Republican (District AL): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Bill Janklow on other issues.
  • Create block grants for Agricultural Stewardship. (Aug 2001)
  • State instead of federal rules for animal operations. (Nov 1999)
  • Immediate federal assistance for farm crisis. (Sep 1999)
Sam Kephart on Jobs
Republican Senate Challenger: Click here for Sam Kephart on other issues.
    No stance on record.
John Thune on Jobs
Republican Jr Senator; previously Representative (SD-AL): Click here for 10 full quotes OR click here for John Thune on other issues.
  • Voted YES on extending unemployment benefits from 39 weeks to 59 weeks. (Nov 2008)
  • Voted YES on overriding presidential veto of Farm Bill. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted YES on terminating legal challenges to English-only job rules. (Mar 2008)
  • Voted YES on limiting farm subsidies to people earning under $750,000. (Dec 2007)
  • Voted NO on restricting employer interference in union organizing. (Jun 2007)
  • Voted YES on increasing minimum wage to $7.25. (Feb 2007)
  • Voted NO on raising the minimum wage to $7.25 rather than $6.25. (Mar 2005)
  • Voted YES on $167B over 10 years for farm price supports. (Oct 2001)
  • Voted YES on zero-funding OSHA's Ergonomics Rules instead of $4.5B. (Mar 2001)
  • Member of the Congressional Rural Caucus. (Jan 2001)

                                                                                                                                                                               
  


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