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12-PVS-q17 on Aug 30, 2012

Decided Sep 30, 2012
Political Group Survey: the PVS survey question on Afghanistan
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: 'Afghanistan: Do you support United States' combat operations in Afghanistan?'


    Participating counts on VoteMatch question 17. Question 17: Stay out of Iran Scores: -2=Strongly oppose; -1=Oppose; 0=neutral; 1=Support; 2=Strongly support.
  • Topic: War & Peace
  • Headline: Supports combat operations in Afghanistan (Score: -1)
  • Headline 2: Opposes combat operations in Afghanistan (Score: 2)

  • 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-q17

Julia Brownley s2-California Democrat 
Cheri Bustos s2-Illinois Democrat 
Joaquin Castro s2-Texas Democrat 
Suzan DelBene s2-Washington Democrat 
Tulsi Gabbard s2-Hawaii Democrat 
Denny Heck s2-Washington Democrat 
Steven Horsford s1+Nevada Democrat 
Annie Kuster s2-New Hampshire Democrat 
Alan Lowenthal s1+California Democrat 
Michelle Lujan-Grisham s2-New Mexico Democrat 
Sean Maloney s2-New York Democrat 
Rick Nolan s2-Minnesota Democrat 
Mark Pocan s2-Wisconsin Democrat 
Brad Schneider s2-Illinois Democrat 
Kyrsten Sinema s2-Arizona Democrat 



Republicans participating in 12-PVS-q17

Andy Barr s1+Kentucky Republican 
Jim Bridenstine s1+Oklahoma Republican 
Tom Cotton s1+Arkansas Republican 
Kevin Cramer s1+North Dakota Republican 
Rodney Davis s1+Illinois Republican 
Richard Hudson s1+North Carolina Republican 
Markwayne Mullin s1+Oklahoma Republican 
Jackie Walorski s1+Indiana Republican 
Brad Wenstrup s1+Ohio Republican 
Ted Yoho s2-Florida Republican 



Independents participating in 12-PVS-q17



Total recorded by OnTheIssues:

Democrats: 15
Republicans: 10
Independents: 0


















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