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12-PVS-q15 on Aug 30, 2012

Decided Sep 30, 2012
Political Group Survey: the PVS survey question on defense spending
Source: Project Vote Smart
Project Vote Smart infers candidate issue stances on key topics by summarizing public speeches and public statements. Congressional candidates are given the opportunity to respond in detail; about 11% did so in the 2012 races.

Project Vote Smart summarizes candidate stances on the following topic: 'Budget: In order to balance the budget, do you support reducing defense spending?'


    Participating counts on VoteMatch question 15. Question 15: Expand the military Scores: -2=Strongly oppose; -1=Oppose; 0=neutral; 1=Support; 2=Strongly support.
  • Topic: Homeland Security
  • Headline: Supports reducing defense spending (Score: -2)
  • Headline 2: Opposes reducing defense spending (Score: 1)

  • Key for participation codes:
  • Sponsorships: p=sponsored; o=co-sponsored; s=signed
  • Memberships: c=chair; m=member; e=endorsed; f=profiled; s=scored
  • Resolutions: i=introduced; w=wrote; a=adopted
  • Cases: w=wrote; j=joined; d=dissented; c=concurred
  • Surveys: '+' supports; '-' opposes.



Democrats participating in 12-PVS-q15

Ami Bera s1+California Democrat 
Cheri Bustos s1+Illinois Democrat 
Matt Cartwright s1+Pennsylvania Democrat 
John Delaney s1+Maryland Democrat 
Bill Enyart s1+Illinois Democrat 
Tulsi Gabbard s1+Hawaii Democrat 
Steven Horsford s1+Nevada Democrat 
Joe Kennedy III s1+Massachusetts Democrat 
Annie Kuster s1+New Hampshire Democrat 
Grace Meng s1+New York Democrat 
Rick Nolan s1+Minnesota Democrat 
Beto O`Rourke s1+Texas Democrat 
Mark Pocan s1+Wisconsin Democrat 
Brad Schneider s1+Illinois Democrat 
Kyrsten Sinema s1+Arizona Democrat 



Republicans participating in 12-PVS-q15

Jim Bridenstine s1+Oklahoma Republican 
Tom Cotton s2-Arkansas Republican 
Kevin Cramer s1+North Dakota Republican 
Steve Daines s1+Montana Republican 
Ron DeSantis s2-Florida Republican 
George Holding s2-North Carolina Republican 
Richard Hudson s1+North Carolina Republican 
Thomas Massie s2-Kentucky Republican 
Mark Meadows s2-North Carolina Republican 
Scott Perry s2-Pennsylvania Republican 
Robert Pittenger s2-North Carolina Republican 
Keith Rothfus s2-Pennsylvania Republican 
Chris Stewart s1+Utah Republican 
Ann Wagner s2-Missouri Republican 
Jackie Walorski s2-Indiana Republican 
Roger Williams s2-Texas Republican 
Ted Yoho s2-Florida Republican 



Independents participating in 12-PVS-q15



Total recorded by OnTheIssues:

Democrats: 15
Republicans: 17
Independents: 0


















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