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Jay Inslee on Technology
Democratic Representative (WA-1): Click here for 16 full quotes OR click here for Jay Inslee on other issues.
  • Tradable R&D tax credit. (Jan 2013)
  • Transportation package: creativity as important as concrete. (Jan 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)
  • Chief information officer to digitize federal government. (Aug 2000)
  • 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)
  • Overturn FCC approval of media consolidation. (Mar 2008)

Senate:

WA 2012: 2012 WA Senate Debates


Michael Baumgartner on Technology
Republican Challenger: Click here for Michael Baumgartner on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Maria Cantwell on Technology
Democratic Jr Senator (WA): Click here for 12 full quotes OR click here for Maria Cantwell on other issues.
  • 1992: Helped defeat "Clipper Chip": privacy over police. (Jul 2000)
  • Voted YES 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)
  • 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)
  • Sponsored bill promoting Electronic Signatures. (Jun 2010)
  • Strengthen infrastructure, including rail, dams, & Internet. (Jan 2013)
  • Overturn FCC approval of media consolidation. (Mar 2008)
Patty Murray on Technology
Democratic Sr Senator (WA): Click here for 9 full quotes OR click here for Patty Murray on other issues.
  • Voted YES 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)
  • Voted YES on telecomm deregulation. (Feb 1996)
  • Promote internet via Congressional Internet Caucus. (Jan 2001)
  • Facilitate nationwide 2-1-1 phone line for human services. (Jan 2007)
  • Overturn FCC approval of media consolidation. (Mar 2008)

House:


Suzan DelBene on Technology
Democrat (District 1): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Suzan DelBene on other issues.
  • Voted NO on protecting cyber security by sharing data with government. (Apr 2013)
Doc Hastings on Technology
Republican Representative (WA-4): Click here for 13 full quotes OR click here for Doc Hastings 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 NO on allowing telephone monopolies to offer Internet access. (Feb 2002)
  • Criminal penalties for e-mail spamming. (Feb 2001)
  • Prohibit the return of the Fairness Doctrine. (Jan 2009)
  • No performance royalties for radio music. (Mar 2009)
Denny Heck on Technology
Democrat (District 10): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Denny Heck on other issues.
  • Voted YES on protecting cyber security by sharing data with government. (Apr 2013)
  • Sponsored investing $1 billion in transportation projects. (Mar 2013)
Jaime Herrera on Technology
Republican (District 3): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Jaime Herrera on other issues.
  • Voted NO on protecting cyber security by sharing data with government. (Apr 2013)
  • Voted YES on terminating funding for National Public Radio. (Mar 2011)
Derek Kilmer on Technology
Democrat (District 6): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Derek Kilmer on other issues.
  • Voted YES on protecting cyber security by sharing data with government. (Apr 2013)
Rick Larsen on Technology
Democratic Representative (WA-2): Click here for 15 full quotes OR click here for Rick Larsen 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 NO 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 NO 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 YES on allowing telephone monopolies to offer Internet access. (Feb 2002)
  • Chief information officer to digitize federal government. (Aug 2000)
  • 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)
  • No performance royalties for radio music. (Mar 2009)
Jim McDermott on Technology
Democratic Representative (WA-7): Click here for 12 full quotes OR click here for Jim McDermott 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 NO 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)
  • Facilitate nationwide 2-1-1 phone line for human services. (Jan 2007)
  • Sponsored bill promoting Electronic Signatures. (Jun 2010)
  • Sponsored investing $1 billion in transportation projects. (Mar 2013)
Cathy McMorris-Rodgers on Technology
Republican: Click here for 8 full quotes OR click here for Cathy McMorris-Rodgers 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)
  • Facilitate nationwide 2-1-1 phone line for human services. (Jan 2007)
  • Popularize Electronic Signatures with ESIGN Day. (Jun 2010)
  • Create online database of science & math scholarships. (Dec 2007)
David Adam Smith on Technology
Democratic Representative (WA-9): Click here for 12 full quotes OR click here for David Adam Smith 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)
  • Voted YES on retroactive immunity for telecoms' warrantless surveillance. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted YES on increasing fines for indecent broadcasting. (Feb 2005)
  • Voted YES on promoting commercial human space flight industry. (Nov 2004)
  • Voted YES 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)
  • Permanent ban on state & local taxation of Internet access. (Oct 2007)
  • Popularize Electronic Signatures with ESIGN Day. (Jun 2010)
  • Create online database of science & math scholarships. (Dec 2007)

Former candidates & officeholders:


Christine Gregoire on Technology
Democratic WA Governor: Click here for Christine Gregoire on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Norm Dicks on Technology
Democratic Representative (WA-6): Click here for 11 full quotes OR click here for Norm Dicks 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 YES 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 YES on allowing telephone monopolies to offer Internet access. (Feb 2002)
  • Facilitate nationwide 2-1-1 phone line for human services. (Jan 2007)
  • No performance royalties for radio music. (Mar 2009)
Jay Inslee on Technology
Democratic Representative (WA-1): Click here for 16 full quotes OR click here for Jay Inslee on other issues.
  • Tradable R&D tax credit. (Jan 2013)
  • Transportation package: creativity as important as concrete. (Jan 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)
  • Chief information officer to digitize federal government. (Aug 2000)
  • 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)
  • Overturn FCC approval of media consolidation. (Mar 2008)
Dave Reichert on Technology
Republican Representative (WA-8): Click here for 10 full quotes OR click here for Dave Reichert 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 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 YES on establishing "network neutrality" (non-tiered Internet). (Jun 2006)
  • Facilitate nationwide 2-1-1 phone line for human services. (Jan 2007)
  • Permanent ban on state & local taxation of Internet access. (Oct 2007)
  • Prohibit the return of the Fairness Doctrine. (Jan 2009)
  • No performance royalties for radio music. (Mar 2009)
Gary Locke on Technology
Former Democratic Governor (1997-2004); Cabinet (Commerce): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Gary Locke on other issues.
  • Level playing field for Main Street vs. Internet sales tax. (Aug 2001)
Jennifer Dunn on Technology
Republican (Until 2004) (District 8): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Jennifer Dunn on other issues.
  • Voted YES 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)
  • 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)
Slade Gorton on Technology
Republican Senator (Former): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Slade Gorton on other issues.
  • Voted NO on Internet sales tax moratorium. (Oct 1998)
  • Voted YES on telecomm deregulation. (Feb 1996)
George Nethercutt on Technology
2004 former Republican challenger; US Representative: Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for George Nethercutt on other issues.
  • Voted YES 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)
George Nethercutt on Technology
Republican (Until 2004) (District 5): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for George Nethercutt on other issues.
  • Voted YES 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)
Linda Smith on Technology
Republican Former (1994-) (District 3): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Linda Smith on other issues.
  • Voted YES on $23B instead of $4.9B for waterway infrastructure. (Nov 2007)
  • Voted YES on establishing "network neutrality" (non-tiered Internet). (Jun 2006)
Randy Tate on Technology
Republican Former (1994-) (District 9): Click here for Randy Tate on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Rick White on Technology
Republican Former (1994-) (District 1): Click here for Rick White on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Brian Baird on Technology
Democratic Representative (WA-3): Click here for 11 full quotes OR click here for Brian Baird on other issues.
  • Voted YES 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 YES on establishing "network neutrality" (non-tiered Internet). (Jun 2006)
  • Voted NO 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)
  • Permanent ban on state & local taxation of Internet access. (Oct 2007)
  • Popularize Electronic Signatures with ESIGN Day. (Jun 2010)
Bruce Guthrie on Technology
Libertarian Challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Bruce Guthrie on other issues.
  • Continue the moratorium on Internet taxation. (Oct 2006)
Brad Klippert on Technology
Republican Challenger: Click here for Brad Klippert on other issues.
    No stance on record.
John Koster on Technology
Republican Challenger 2010 (District 2): Click here for John Koster on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Mike McGavick on Technology
Republican challenger: Click here for Mike McGavick on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Jack Metcalf on Technology
Republican (District 2): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Jack Metcalf on other issues.
  • Let companies share Y2K plans with no risk of lawsuits. (Oct 1998)
Dino Rossi on Technology
Republican Challenger (2010): Click here for Dino Rossi on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Al Swift on Technology
Democrat (retired 1994) (District 2): Click here for Al Swift on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Jolene Unsoeld on Technology
Democrat (retired 1994) (District 3): Click here for Jolene Unsoeld on other issues.
    No stance on record.

                                                                                                                                                                               
  


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