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Jerry Brown on Free Trade
Democratic Governor: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Jerry Brown on other issues.
  • Opposed the Northern American Free Trade Agreement. (Dec 2013)
  • Open CA trade and investment office in Shanghai. (Jan 2013)
Eric Garcetti on Free Trade
Mayor of Los Angeles: Click here for Eric Garcetti on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Neel Kashkari on Free Trade
Republican Gubernatorial Challenger : Click here for the full quote OR click here for Neel Kashkari on other issues.
  • Work with Washington to pass free trade bills. (Jul 2014)
Jerry Sanders on Free Trade
Mayor of San Diego: Click here for Jerry Sanders on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Hilda Solis on Free Trade
Democratic Representative (CA-32): Click here for 8 full quotes OR click here for Hilda Solis on other issues.
  • Voted NO on promoting free trade with Peru. (Nov 2007)
  • Voted YES on assisting workers who lose jobs due to globalization. (Oct 2007)
  • Voted NO on implementing CAFTA, Central America Free Trade. (Jul 2005)
  • Voted NO on implementing US-Australia Free Trade Agreement. (Jul 2004)
  • Voted NO on implementing US-Singapore free trade agreement. (Jul 2003)
  • Voted NO on implementing free trade agreement with Chile. (Jul 2003)
  • Rated 33% by CATO, indicating a mixed record on trade issues. (Dec 2002)
  • No MFN for China; condition trade on human rights. (Nov 1999)
Antonio Villaraigosa on Free Trade
Democratic Gubernatorial Challenger: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Antonio Villaraigosa on other issues.
  • LA economy depends on close ties to Pacific Rim. (Dec 2011)
  • International trade is a necessity. (Nov 2011)

Senate:

CA 2012: 2012 CA Senate debate


Barbara Boxer on Free Trade
Democratic Jr Senator (CA): Click here for 12 full quotes OR click here for Barbara Boxer on other issues.
  • Voted NO on promoting free trade with Peru. (Dec 2007)
  • Voted NO on implementing CAFTA for Central America free-trade. (Jul 2005)
  • Voted NO on establishing free trade between US & Singapore. (Jul 2003)
  • Voted NO on establishing free trade between the US and Chile. (Jul 2003)
  • Voted NO on extending free trade to Andean nations. (May 2002)
  • Voted YES on granting normal trade relations status to Vietnam. (Oct 2001)
  • Voted YES on removing common goods from national security export rules. (Sep 2001)
  • Voted YES on permanent normal trade relations with China. (Sep 2000)
  • Voted NO on expanding trade to the third world. (May 2000)
  • Voted YES on imposing trade sanctions on Japan for closed market. (May 1995)
  • Rated 17% by CATO, indicating a pro-fair trade voting record. (Dec 2002)
  • Extend trade restrictions on Burma to promote democracy. (Jun 2007)
Elizabeth Emken on Free Trade
Republican Challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Elizabeth Emken on other issues.
  • Free trade is a defining and great characteristic of US. (Feb 2012)
Dianne Feinstein on Free Trade
Democratic Sr Senator (CA): Click here for 16 full quotes OR click here for Dianne Feinstein on other issues.
  • Voted YES on promoting free trade with Peru. (Dec 2007)
  • Voted NO on free trade agreement with Oman. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted YES on implementing CAFTA for Central America free-trade. (Jul 2005)
  • Voted NO on establishing free trade between US & Singapore. (Jul 2003)
  • Voted NO on establishing free trade between the US and Chile. (Jul 2003)
  • Voted YES on extending free trade to Andean nations. (May 2002)
  • Voted YES on granting normal trade relations status to Vietnam. (Oct 2001)
  • Voted YES on removing common goods from national security export rules. (Sep 2001)
  • Voted YES on permanent normal trade relations with China. (Sep 2000)
  • Voted YES on expanding trade to the third world. (May 2000)
  • Voted NO on renewing 'fast track' presidential trade authority. (Nov 1997)
  • Voted YES on imposing trade sanctions on Japan for closed market. (May 1995)
  • Build a rule-based global trading system. (Aug 2000)
  • Rated 45% by CATO, indicating a mixed record on trade issues. (Dec 2002)
  • Extend trade restrictions on Burma to promote democracy. (Jun 2007)
  • Sponsored sugar quotas & import tariffs to stabilize prices. (Feb 2013)

House:


Joe Baca on Free Trade
Democratic Representative (CA-43): Click here for 11 full quotes OR click here for Joe Baca on other issues.
  • Voted NO on promoting free trade with Peru. (Nov 2007)
  • Voted YES on assisting workers who lose jobs due to globalization. (Oct 2007)
  • Voted NO on implementing CAFTA, Central America Free Trade. (Jul 2005)
  • Voted NO on implementing US-Australia Free Trade Agreement. (Jul 2004)
  • Voted NO on implementing US-Singapore free trade agreement. (Jul 2003)
  • Voted NO on implementing free trade agreement with Chile. (Jul 2003)
  • Voted NO on withdrawing from the WTO. (Jun 2000)
  • Rated 28% by CATO, indicating a pro-fair trade voting record. (Dec 2002)
  • Tariffs against countries undervaluing their currency. (May 2009)
  • Review free trade agreements biennially for rights violation. (Jun 2009)
  • Impose tariffs against countries which manipulate currency. (Feb 2011)
Karen Bass on Free Trade
Democrat (District 37): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Karen Bass on other issues.
  • Impose tariffs against countries which manipulate currency. (Feb 2011)
Xavier Becerra on Free Trade
Democratic Representative (CA-31): Click here for 11 full quotes OR click here for Xavier Becerra on other issues.
  • Voted YES on promoting free trade with Peru. (Nov 2007)
  • Voted YES on assisting workers who lose jobs due to globalization. (Oct 2007)
  • Voted NO on implementing CAFTA, Central America Free Trade. (Jul 2005)
  • Voted YES on implementing US-Australia Free Trade Agreement. (Jul 2004)
  • Voted YES on implementing US-Singapore free trade agreement. (Jul 2003)
  • Voted YES on implementing free trade agreement with Chile. (Jul 2003)
  • Voted NO on withdrawing from the WTO. (Jun 2000)
  • Voted NO on 'Fast Track' authority for trade agreements. (Sep 1998)
  • Rated 39% by CATO, indicating a mixed record on trade issues. (Dec 2002)
  • Impose tariffs against countries which manipulate currency. (Feb 2011)
  • No MFN for China; condition trade on human rights. (Nov 1999)
Ami Bera on Free Trade
Democrat (District 7): Click here for Ami Bera on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Howard Berman on Free Trade
Democratic Representative (CA-28): Click here for 11 full quotes OR click here for Howard Berman on other issues.
  • Voted YES on promoting free trade with Peru. (Nov 2007)
  • Voted YES on assisting workers who lose jobs due to globalization. (Oct 2007)
  • Voted NO on implementing CAFTA, Central America Free Trade. (Jul 2005)
  • Voted YES on implementing US-Australia Free Trade Agreement. (Jul 2004)
  • Voted YES on implementing US-Singapore free trade agreement. (Jul 2003)
  • Voted YES on implementing free trade agreement with Chile. (Jul 2003)
  • Voted NO on withdrawing from the WTO. (Jun 2000)
  • Voted NO on 'Fast Track' authority for trade agreements. (Sep 1998)
  • Rated 61% by CATO, indicating a mixed record on trade issues. (Dec 2002)
  • Extend trade restrictions on Burma to promote democracy. (Jun 2007)
  • Impose tariffs against countries which manipulate currency. (Feb 2011)
Brian Bilbray on Free Trade
Republican Representative (CA-50): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Brian Bilbray on other issues.
  • Voted YES on promoting free trade with Peru. (Nov 2007)
  • Voted NO on assisting workers who lose jobs due to globalization. (Oct 2007)
  • Voted NO on withdrawing from the WTO. (Jun 2000)
  • Voted YES on 'Fast Track' authority for trade agreements. (Sep 1998)
  • Promote the Andean Free Trade Agreement. (May 2002)
  • Impose tariffs against countries which manipulate currency. (Feb 2011)
Mary Bono on Free Trade
Republican Representative (CA-45): Click here for 10 full quotes OR click here for Mary Bono on other issues.
  • Voted YES on promoting free trade with Peru. (Nov 2007)
  • Voted NO on assisting workers who lose jobs due to globalization. (Oct 2007)
  • Voted YES on implementing CAFTA, Central America Free Trade. (Jul 2005)
  • Voted YES on implementing US-Australia Free Trade Agreement. (Jul 2004)
  • Voted YES on implementing US-Singapore free trade agreement. (Jul 2003)
  • Voted YES on implementing free trade agreement with Chile. (Jul 2003)
  • Voted NO on withdrawing from the WTO. (Jun 2000)
  • Voted YES on 'Fast Track' authority for trade agreements. (Sep 1998)
  • Promote the Andean Free Trade Agreement. (May 2002)
  • Rated 47% by CATO, indicating a mixed record on trade issues. (Dec 2002)
Julia Brownley on Free Trade
Democrat (District 26): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Julia Brownley on other issues.
  • Sponsored imposing import fee on countries with undervalued currency. (Jun 2013)
Ken Calvert on Free Trade
Republican Representative (CA-44): Click here for 11 full quotes OR click here for Ken Calvert on other issues.
  • Voted YES on promoting free trade with Peru. (Nov 2007)
  • Voted NO on assisting workers who lose jobs due to globalization. (Oct 2007)
  • Voted YES on implementing CAFTA, Central America Free Trade. (Jul 2005)
  • Voted YES on implementing US-Australia Free Trade Agreement. (Jul 2004)
  • Voted YES on implementing US-Singapore free trade agreement. (Jul 2003)
  • Voted YES on implementing free trade agreement with Chile. (Jul 2003)
  • Voted NO on withdrawing from the WTO. (Jun 2000)
  • Voted YES on 'Fast Track' authority for trade agreements. (Sep 1998)
  • Promote the Andean Free Trade Agreement. (May 2002)
  • Rated 39% by CATO, indicating a mixed record on trade issues. (Dec 2002)
  • Tariffs against countries undervaluing their currency. (May 2009)
Lois Capps on Free Trade
Democratic Representative (CA-23): Click here for 12 full quotes OR click here for Lois Capps on other issues.
  • Voted YES on promoting free trade with Peru. (Nov 2007)
  • Voted YES on assisting workers who lose jobs due to globalization. (Oct 2007)
  • Voted NO on implementing CAFTA, Central America Free Trade. (Jul 2005)
  • Voted YES on implementing US-Australia Free Trade Agreement. (Jul 2004)
  • Voted YES on implementing US-Singapore free trade agreement. (Jul 2003)
  • Voted YES on implementing free trade agreement with Chile. (Jul 2003)
  • Voted NO on withdrawing from the WTO. (Jun 2000)
  • Voted NO on 'Fast Track' authority for trade agreements. (Sep 1998)
  • Build a rule-based global trading system. (Aug 2000)
  • Rated 44% by CATO, indicating a mixed record on trade issues. (Dec 2002)
  • Review free trade agreements biennially for rights violation. (Jun 2009)
  • Impose tariffs against countries which manipulate currency. (Feb 2011)
Tony Cardenas on Free Trade
Democrat (District 29): Click here for Tony Cardenas on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Judy Chu on Free Trade
Democrat (District 27): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Judy Chu on other issues.
  • Review free trade agreements biennially for rights violation. (Jun 2009)
Paul Cook on Free Trade
Republican (District 8): Click here for Paul Cook on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Jim Costa on Free Trade
Democratic Representative (CA-20): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Jim Costa on other issues.
  • Voted YES on promoting free trade with Peru. (Nov 2007)
  • Voted YES on assisting workers who lose jobs due to globalization. (Oct 2007)
  • Voted NO on implementing CAFTA, Central America Free Trade. (Jul 2005)
  • Impose tariffs against countries which manipulate currency. (Feb 2011)
Susan Davis on Free Trade
Democratic Representative (CA-53): Click here for 8 full quotes OR click here for Susan Davis on other issues.
  • Voted YES on promoting free trade with Peru. (Nov 2007)
  • Voted YES on assisting workers who lose jobs due to globalization. (Oct 2007)
  • Voted NO on implementing CAFTA, Central America Free Trade. (Jul 2005)
  • Voted YES on implementing US-Australia Free Trade Agreement. (Jul 2004)
  • Voted YES on implementing US-Singapore free trade agreement. (Jul 2003)
  • Voted YES on implementing free trade agreement with Chile. (Jul 2003)
  • Build a rule-based global trading system. (Aug 2000)
  • Rated 67% by CATO, indicating a pro-free trade voting record. (Dec 2002)
Jeff Denham on Free Trade
Republican (District 10): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Jeff Denham on other issues.
  • Support free trade with proven allies & responsible states. (Oct 2011)
Anna Eshoo on Free Trade
Democratic Representative (CA-14): Click here for 10 full quotes OR click here for Anna Eshoo on other issues.
  • Voted YES on promoting free trade with Peru. (Nov 2007)
  • Voted YES on assisting workers who lose jobs due to globalization. (Oct 2007)
  • Voted NO on implementing CAFTA, Central America Free Trade. (Jul 2005)
  • Voted YES on implementing US-Australia Free Trade Agreement. (Jul 2004)
  • Voted YES on implementing US-Singapore free trade agreement. (Jul 2003)
  • Voted YES on implementing free trade agreement with Chile. (Jul 2003)
  • Voted NO on withdrawing from the WTO. (Jun 2000)
  • Voted YES on 'Fast Track' authority for trade agreements. (Sep 1998)
  • Rated 56% by CATO, indicating a mixed record on trade issues. (Dec 2002)
  • Impose tariffs against countries which manipulate currency. (Feb 2011)
Sam Farr on Free Trade
Democratic Representative (CA-17): Click here for 12 full quotes OR click here for Sam Farr on other issues.
  • Voted YES on promoting free trade with Peru. (Nov 2007)
  • Voted YES on assisting workers who lose jobs due to globalization. (Oct 2007)
  • Voted NO on implementing CAFTA, Central America Free Trade. (Jul 2005)
  • Voted YES on implementing US-Australia Free Trade Agreement. (Jul 2004)
  • Voted NO on implementing US-Singapore free trade agreement. (Jul 2003)
  • Voted NO on implementing free trade agreement with Chile. (Jul 2003)
  • Voted NO on withdrawing from the WTO. (Jun 2000)
  • Voted NO on 'Fast Track' authority for trade agreements. (Sep 1998)
  • Rated 44% by CATO, indicating a mixed record on trade issues. (Dec 2002)
  • Review free trade agreements biennially for rights violation. (Jun 2009)
  • Impose tariffs against countries which manipulate currency. (Feb 2011)
  • No MFN for China; condition trade on human rights. (Nov 1999)
John Garamendi on Free Trade
Democrat (District 3): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for John Garamendi on other issues.
  • Review free trade agreements biennially for rights violation. (Jun 2009)
  • Impose tariffs against countries which manipulate currency. (Feb 2011)
  • Require open markets for US goods in all trade agreements. (May 2011)
  • Sponsored sugar quotas & import tariffs to stabilize prices. (Apr 2013)
Janice Hahn on Free Trade
Democrat (District 44): Click here for Janice Hahn on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Mike Honda on Free Trade
Democratic Representative (CA-15): Click here for 8 full quotes OR click here for Mike Honda on other issues.
  • Voted YES on promoting free trade with Peru. (Nov 2007)
  • Voted YES on assisting workers who lose jobs due to globalization. (Oct 2007)
  • Voted NO on implementing CAFTA, Central America Free Trade. (Jul 2005)
  • Voted YES on implementing US-Australia Free Trade Agreement. (Jul 2004)
  • Voted NO on implementing US-Singapore free trade agreement. (Jul 2003)
  • Voted NO on implementing free trade agreement with Chile. (Jul 2003)
  • Rated 44% by CATO, indicating a mixed record on trade issues. (Dec 2002)
  • No MFN for China; condition trade on human rights. (Nov 1999)
Jared Huffman on Free Trade
Democrat (District 2): Click here for Jared Huffman on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Duncan Hunter Jr. on Free Trade
Republican (District 50): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Duncan Hunter Jr. on other issues.
  • Fair Trade to protect from unfair competition. (Nov 2008)
  • Impose tariffs against countries which manipulate currency. (Feb 2011)
Darrell Issa on Free Trade
Republican Representative (CA-49); Initiator of Recall CA Governor: Click here for 9 full quotes OR click here for Darrell Issa on other issues.
  • Voted YES on promoting free trade with Peru. (Nov 2007)
  • Voted NO on assisting workers who lose jobs due to globalization. (Oct 2007)
  • Voted YES on implementing CAFTA, Central America Free Trade. (Jul 2005)
  • Voted YES on implementing US-Australia Free Trade Agreement. (Jul 2004)
  • Voted YES on implementing US-Singapore free trade agreement. (Jul 2003)
  • Voted YES on implementing free trade agreement with Chile. (Jul 2003)
  • End economic protectionism: let dairy compacts expire . (Aug 2001)
  • Rated 59% by CATO, indicating a mixed record on trade issues. (Dec 2002)
  • Block NAFTA Superhighway & North American Union. (Jan 2007)
Doug LaMalfa on Free Trade
Republican (District 1): Click here for Doug LaMalfa on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Barbara Lee on Free Trade
Democratic Representative (CA-9): Click here for 14 full quotes OR click here for Barbara Lee on other issues.
  • Voted NO on promoting free trade with Peru. (Nov 2007)
  • Voted YES on assisting workers who lose jobs due to globalization. (Oct 2007)
  • Voted NO on implementing CAFTA, Central America Free Trade. (Jul 2005)
  • Voted NO on implementing US-Australia Free Trade Agreement. (Jul 2004)
  • Voted NO on implementing US-Singapore free trade agreement. (Jul 2003)
  • Voted NO on implementing free trade agreement with Chile. (Jul 2003)
  • Voted NO on withdrawing from the WTO. (Jun 2000)
  • Voted NO on 'Fast Track' authority for trade agreements. (Sep 1998)
  • Rated 39% by CATO, indicating a mixed record on trade issues. (Dec 2002)
  • Review free trade agreements biennially for rights violation. (Jun 2009)
  • Impose tariffs against countries which manipulate currency. (Feb 2011)
  • Require open markets for US goods in all trade agreements. (May 2011)
  • Sponsored sugar quotas & import tariffs to stabilize prices. (Jun 2013)
  • No MFN for China; condition trade on human rights. (Nov 1999)
Zoe Lofgren on Free Trade
Democratic Representative (CA-16): Click here for 11 full quotes OR click here for Zoe Lofgren on other issues.
  • Voted YES on promoting free trade with Peru. (Nov 2007)
  • Voted YES on assisting workers who lose jobs due to globalization. (Oct 2007)
  • Voted NO on implementing CAFTA, Central America Free Trade. (Jul 2005)
  • Voted YES on implementing US-Australia Free Trade Agreement. (Jul 2004)
  • Voted YES on implementing US-Singapore free trade agreement. (Jul 2003)
  • Voted YES on implementing free trade agreement with Chile. (Jul 2003)
  • Voted NO on withdrawing from the WTO. (Jun 2000)
  • Voted YES on 'Fast Track' authority for trade agreements. (Sep 1998)
  • Build a rule-based global trading system. (Aug 2000)
  • Rated 53% by CATO, indicating a mixed record on trade issues. (Dec 2002)
  • Extend trade restrictions on Burma to promote democracy. (Jun 2007)
Alan Lowenthal on Free Trade
Democrat (District 47): Click here for Alan Lowenthal on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Dan Lungren on Free Trade
Republican Representative (CA-3): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Dan Lungren on other issues.
  • Voted NO on assisting workers who lose jobs due to globalization. (Oct 2007)
  • Voted YES on implementing CAFTA, Central America Free Trade. (Jul 2005)
Doris Matsui on Free Trade
Democratic Representative (CA-5): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Doris Matsui on other issues.
  • Voted YES on promoting free trade with Peru. (Nov 2007)
  • Voted YES on assisting workers who lose jobs due to globalization. (Oct 2007)
  • Voted NO on implementing CAFTA, Central America Free Trade. (Jul 2005)
  • Impose tariffs against countries which manipulate currency. (Feb 2011)
Kevin McCarthy on Free Trade
Republican: Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Kevin McCarthy on other issues.
  • Promote exports to China by reducing their tariffs. (Nov 2005)
  • Voted YES on promoting free trade with Peru. (Nov 2007)
  • Voted NO on assisting workers who lose jobs due to globalization. (Oct 2007)
Jerry McNerney on Free Trade
Democrat: Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Jerry McNerney on other issues.
  • Opposes NAFTA, CAFTA, and GATT. (Nov 2006)
  • Voted NO on promoting free trade with Peru. (Nov 2007)
  • Voted YES on assisting workers who lose jobs due to globalization. (Oct 2007)
  • Impose tariffs against countries which manipulate currency. (Feb 2011)
Grace Napolitano on Free Trade
Democratic Representative (CA-38): Click here for 10 full quotes OR click here for Grace Napolitano on other issues.
  • Voted NO on promoting free trade with Peru. (Nov 2007)
  • Voted YES on assisting workers who lose jobs due to globalization. (Oct 2007)
  • Voted NO on implementing CAFTA, Central America Free Trade. (Jul 2005)
  • Voted YES on implementing US-Australia Free Trade Agreement. (Jul 2004)
  • Voted NO on implementing US-Singapore free trade agreement. (Jul 2003)
  • Voted NO on implementing free trade agreement with Chile. (Jul 2003)
  • Voted NO on withdrawing from the WTO. (Jun 2000)
  • Rated 33% by CATO, indicating a mixed record on trade issues. (Dec 2002)
  • Review free trade agreements biennially for rights violation. (Jun 2009)
  • Impose tariffs against countries which manipulate currency. (Feb 2011)
Devin Nunes on Free Trade
Republican Representative (CA-21): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Devin Nunes on other issues.
  • Voted YES on promoting free trade with Peru. (Nov 2007)
  • Voted NO on assisting workers who lose jobs due to globalization. (Oct 2007)
  • Voted YES on implementing CAFTA, Central America Free Trade. (Jul 2005)
  • Voted YES on implementing US-Singapore free trade agreement. (Jul 2003)
  • Voted YES on implementing free trade agreement with Chile. (Jul 2003)
  • Insist on access to post-mad-cow Japanese beef markets. (Mar 2010)
Nancy Pelosi on Free Trade
Democratic Representative (CA-8): Click here for 10 full quotes OR click here for Nancy Pelosi on other issues.
  • Voted YES on promoting free trade with Peru. (Nov 2007)
  • Voted NO on implementing CAFTA, Central America Free Trade. (Jul 2005)
  • Voted YES on implementing US-Australia Free Trade Agreement. (Jul 2004)
  • Voted YES on implementing US-Singapore free trade agreement. (Jul 2003)
  • Voted YES on implementing free trade agreement with Chile. (Jul 2003)
  • Voted NO on withdrawing from the WTO. (Jun 2000)
  • Voted NO on 'Fast Track' authority for trade agreements. (Sep 1998)
  • Rated 29% by CATO, indicating a pro-fair trade voting record. (Dec 2002)
  • Impose tariffs against countries which manipulate currency. (Feb 2011)
  • No MFN for China; condition trade on human rights. (Nov 1999)
Scott Peters on Free Trade
Democrat (District 52): Click here for Scott Peters on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Laura Richardson on Free Trade
Democrat: Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Laura Richardson on other issues.
  • Voted NO on promoting free trade with Peru. (Nov 2007)
  • Voted YES on assisting workers who lose jobs due to globalization. (Oct 2007)
  • Tariffs against countries undervaluing their currency. (May 2009)
  • Review free trade agreements biennially for rights violation. (Jun 2009)
  • Impose tariffs against countries which manipulate currency. (Feb 2011)
  • No MFN for China; condition trade on human rights. (Nov 1999)
Dana Rohrabacher on Free Trade
Republican Representative (CA-46): Click here for 13 full quotes OR click here for Dana Rohrabacher on other issues.
  • Voted YES on promoting free trade with Peru. (Nov 2007)
  • Voted NO on assisting workers who lose jobs due to globalization. (Oct 2007)
  • Voted YES on implementing CAFTA, Central America Free Trade. (Jul 2005)
  • Voted YES on implementing US-Australia Free Trade Agreement. (Jul 2004)
  • Voted NO on implementing US-Singapore free trade agreement. (Jul 2003)
  • Voted NO on implementing free trade agreement with Chile. (Jul 2003)
  • Voted YES on withdrawing from the WTO. (Jun 2000)
  • Voted NO on 'Fast Track' authority for trade agreements. (Sep 1998)
  • End economic protectionism: let dairy compacts expire . (Aug 2001)
  • Rated 56% by CATO, indicating a mixed record on trade issues. (Dec 2002)
  • Extend trade restrictions on Burma to promote democracy. (Jun 2007)
  • Tariffs against countries undervaluing their currency. (May 2009)
  • Impose tariffs against countries which manipulate currency. (Feb 2011)
Lucille Roybal-Allard on Free Trade
Democratic Representative (CA-34): Click here for 11 full quotes OR click here for Lucille Roybal-Allard on other issues.
  • Voted NO on promoting free trade with Peru. (Nov 2007)
  • Voted YES on assisting workers who lose jobs due to globalization. (Oct 2007)
  • Voted NO on implementing CAFTA, Central America Free Trade. (Jul 2005)
  • Voted YES on implementing US-Australia Free Trade Agreement. (Jul 2004)
  • Voted NO on implementing US-Singapore free trade agreement. (Jul 2003)
  • Voted NO on implementing free trade agreement with Chile. (Jul 2003)
  • Voted NO on 'Fast Track' authority for trade agreements. (Sep 1998)
  • Rated 28% by CATO, indicating a pro-fair trade voting record. (Dec 2002)
  • Review free trade agreements biennially for rights violation. (Jun 2009)
  • Impose tariffs against countries which manipulate currency. (Feb 2011)
  • Sponsored imposing import fee on countries with undervalued currency. (May 2013)
Ed Royce on Free Trade
Republican Representative (CA-40): Click here for 10 full quotes OR click here for Ed Royce on other issues.
  • Voted YES on promoting free trade with Peru. (Nov 2007)
  • Voted NO on assisting workers who lose jobs due to globalization. (Oct 2007)
  • Voted YES on implementing CAFTA, Central America Free Trade. (Jul 2005)
  • Voted YES on implementing US-Australia Free Trade Agreement. (Jul 2004)
  • Voted YES on implementing US-Singapore free trade agreement. (Jul 2003)
  • Voted YES on implementing free trade agreement with Chile. (Jul 2003)
  • Voted NO on withdrawing from the WTO. (Jun 2000)
  • Voted NO on 'Fast Track' authority for trade agreements. (Sep 1998)
  • End economic protectionism: let dairy compacts expire . (Aug 2001)
  • Rated 61% by CATO, indicating a mixed record on trade issues. (Dec 2002)
Raul Ruiz on Free Trade
Democrat (District 36): Click here for Raul Ruiz on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Linda Sanchez on Free Trade
Democratic Representative (CA-39): Click here for 9 full quotes OR click here for Linda Sanchez on other issues.
  • Voted NO on promoting free trade with Peru. (Nov 2007)
  • Voted YES on assisting workers who lose jobs due to globalization. (Oct 2007)
  • Voted NO on implementing CAFTA, Central America Free Trade. (Jul 2005)
  • Voted NO on implementing US-Australia Free Trade Agreement. (Jul 2004)
  • Voted NO on implementing US-Singapore free trade agreement. (Jul 2003)
  • Voted NO on implementing free trade agreement with Chile. (Jul 2003)
  • Tariffs against countries undervaluing their currency. (May 2009)
  • Impose tariffs against countries which manipulate currency. (Feb 2011)
  • No MFN for China; condition trade on human rights. (Nov 1999)
Loretta Sanchez on Free Trade
Democratic Representative (CA-47): Click here for 14 full quotes OR click here for Loretta Sanchez on other issues.
  • Voted NO on promoting free trade with Peru. (Nov 2007)
  • Voted YES on assisting workers who lose jobs due to globalization. (Oct 2007)
  • Voted NO on implementing CAFTA, Central America Free Trade. (Jul 2005)
  • Voted YES on implementing US-Australia Free Trade Agreement. (Jul 2004)
  • Voted NO on implementing US-Singapore free trade agreement. (Jul 2003)
  • Voted NO on implementing free trade agreement with Chile. (Jul 2003)
  • Voted NO on withdrawing from the WTO. (Jun 2000)
  • Voted NO on 'Fast Track' authority for trade agreements. (Sep 1998)
  • Build a rule-based global trading system. (Aug 2000)
  • Rated 29% by CATO, indicating a pro-fair trade voting record. (Dec 2002)
  • Tariffs against countries undervaluing their currency. (May 2009)
  • Review free trade agreements biennially for rights violation. (Jun 2009)
  • Impose tariffs against countries which manipulate currency. (Feb 2011)
  • Sponsored imposing import fee on countries with undervalued currency. (Apr 2013)
Adam Schiff on Free Trade
Democratic Representative (CA-29): Click here for 9 full quotes OR click here for Adam Schiff on other issues.
  • Voted YES on promoting free trade with Peru. (Nov 2007)
  • Voted NO on implementing CAFTA, Central America Free Trade. (Jul 2005)
  • Voted YES on implementing US-Australia Free Trade Agreement. (Jul 2004)
  • Voted YES on implementing US-Singapore free trade agreement. (Jul 2003)
  • Voted YES on implementing free trade agreement with Chile. (Jul 2003)
  • Build a rule-based global trading system. (Aug 2000)
  • Rated 33% by CATO, indicating a mixed record on trade issues. (Dec 2002)
  • Extend trade restrictions on Burma to promote democracy. (Jun 2007)
  • Impose tariffs against countries which manipulate currency. (Feb 2011)
Brad Sherman on Free Trade
Democratic Representative (CA-27): Click here for 12 full quotes OR click here for Brad Sherman on other issues.
  • Voted NO on promoting free trade with Peru. (Nov 2007)
  • Voted YES on assisting workers who lose jobs due to globalization. (Oct 2007)
  • Voted NO on implementing CAFTA, Central America Free Trade. (Jul 2005)
  • Voted YES on implementing US-Australia Free Trade Agreement. (Jul 2004)
  • Voted NO on implementing US-Singapore free trade agreement. (Jul 2003)
  • Voted NO on implementing free trade agreement with Chile. (Jul 2003)
  • Voted NO on withdrawing from the WTO. (Jun 2000)
  • Voted NO on 'Fast Track' authority for trade agreements. (Sep 1998)
  • Rated 39% by CATO, indicating a mixed record on trade issues. (Dec 2002)
  • Tariffs against countries undervaluing their currency. (May 2009)
  • Review free trade agreements biennially for rights violation. (Jun 2009)
  • Impose tariffs against countries which manipulate currency. (Feb 2011)
Jackie Speier on Free Trade
Democrat: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Jackie Speier on other issues.
  • Impose tariffs against countries which manipulate currency. (Feb 2011)
  • Sponsored sugar quotas & import tariffs to stabilize prices. (Feb 2013)
Pete Stark on Free Trade
Democratic Representative (CA-13): Click here for 12 full quotes OR click here for Pete Stark on other issues.
  • Voted NO on promoting free trade with Peru. (Nov 2007)
  • Voted YES on assisting workers who lose jobs due to globalization. (Oct 2007)
  • Voted NO on implementing CAFTA, Central America Free Trade. (Jul 2005)
  • Voted NO on implementing US-Australia Free Trade Agreement. (Jul 2004)
  • Voted NO on implementing US-Singapore free trade agreement. (Jul 2003)
  • Voted NO on implementing free trade agreement with Chile. (Jul 2003)
  • Voted NO on withdrawing from the WTO. (Jun 2000)
  • Voted NO on 'Fast Track' authority for trade agreements. (Sep 1998)
  • Rated 50% by CATO, indicating a mixed record on trade issues. (Dec 2002)
  • Tariffs against countries undervaluing their currency. (May 2009)
  • Impose tariffs against countries which manipulate currency. (Feb 2011)
  • No MFN for China; condition trade on human rights. (Nov 1999)
Eric Swalwell on Free Trade
Democrat (District 15): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Eric Swalwell on other issues.
  • Sponsored sugar quotas & import tariffs to stabilize prices. (Feb 2013)
Mark Takano on Free Trade
Democrat (District 41): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Mark Takano on other issues.
  • Raise tariffs on nations that discourage US imports. (Nov 1998)
Mike Thompson on Free Trade
Democratic Representative (CA-1): Click here for 10 full quotes OR click here for Mike Thompson on other issues.
  • Voted YES on promoting free trade with Peru. (Nov 2007)
  • Voted YES on assisting workers who lose jobs due to globalization. (Oct 2007)
  • Voted NO on implementing CAFTA, Central America Free Trade. (Jul 2005)
  • Voted YES on implementing US-Australia Free Trade Agreement. (Jul 2004)
  • Voted YES on implementing US-Singapore free trade agreement. (Jul 2003)
  • Voted YES on implementing free trade agreement with Chile. (Jul 2003)
  • Voted NO on withdrawing from the WTO. (Jun 2000)
  • Rated 28% by CATO, indicating a pro-fair trade voting record. (Dec 2002)
  • Impose tariffs against countries which manipulate currency. (Feb 2011)
  • Sponsored imposing import fee on countries with undervalued currency. (Jun 2013)
David Valadao on Free Trade
Republican (District 21): Click here for David Valadao on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Juan Vargas on Free Trade
Democrat (District 51): Click here for Juan Vargas on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Maxine Waters on Free Trade
Democratic Representative (CA-35): Click here for 12 full quotes OR click here for Maxine Waters on other issues.
  • Voted NO on promoting free trade with Peru. (Nov 2007)
  • Voted YES on assisting workers who lose jobs due to globalization. (Oct 2007)
  • Voted NO on implementing CAFTA, Central America Free Trade. (Jul 2005)
  • Voted NO on implementing US-Australia Free Trade Agreement. (Jul 2004)
  • Voted NO on implementing US-Singapore free trade agreement. (Jul 2003)
  • Voted NO on implementing free trade agreement with Chile. (Jul 2003)
  • Voted YES on withdrawing from the WTO. (Jun 2000)
  • Voted NO on 'Fast Track' authority for trade agreements. (Sep 1998)
  • Rated 44% by CATO, indicating a mixed record on trade issues. (Dec 2002)
  • Review free trade agreements biennially for rights violation. (Jun 2009)
  • Impose tariffs against countries which manipulate currency. (Feb 2011)
  • No MFN for China; condition trade on human rights. (Nov 1999)

Former candidates & officeholders:


Darrell Issa on Free Trade
Republican Representative (CA-49); Initiator of Recall CA Governor: Click here for 9 full quotes OR click here for Darrell Issa on other issues.
  • Voted YES on promoting free trade with Peru. (Nov 2007)
  • Voted NO on assisting workers who lose jobs due to globalization. (Oct 2007)
  • Voted YES on implementing CAFTA, Central America Free Trade. (Jul 2005)
  • Voted YES on implementing US-Australia Free Trade Agreement. (Jul 2004)
  • Voted YES on implementing US-Singapore free trade agreement. (Jul 2003)
  • Voted YES on implementing free trade agreement with Chile. (Jul 2003)
  • End economic protectionism: let dairy compacts expire . (Aug 2001)
  • Rated 59% by CATO, indicating a mixed record on trade issues. (Dec 2002)
  • Block NAFTA Superhighway & North American Union. (Jan 2007)
Arnold Schwarzenegger on Free Trade
Republican CA Governor: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Arnold Schwarzenegger on other issues.
  • Promote the Andean Free Trade Agreement. (May 2002)
Keith Holbrook on Free Trade
Former Republican Primary Challenger (2012): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Keith Holbrook on other issues.
  • Self-sufficiency with as little importation as possible. (Jul 2011)
Gail Lightfoot on Free Trade
2000 Libertarian Challenger for Senate (CA): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Gail Lightfoot on other issues.
  • Trade across borders means fewer armies cross borders. (Jul 2010)
  • Supports expanding Free Trade. (Oct 2000)
Orly Taitz on Free Trade
Former Republican Primary Challenger (2012): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Orly Taitz on other issues.
  • Sanction China for currency manipulation; fix WTO for jobs. (Jan 2012)
John Campbell on Free Trade
Republican Representative (CA-48): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for John Campbell on other issues.
  • Voted YES on promoting free trade with Peru. (Nov 2007)
  • Voted NO on assisting workers who lose jobs due to globalization. (Oct 2007)
  • Sponsored sugar quotas & import tariffs to stabilize prices. (May 2013)
Dennis Cardoza on Free Trade
Democratic Representative (CA-18): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Dennis Cardoza on other issues.
  • Voted YES on promoting free trade with Peru. (Nov 2007)
  • Voted YES on assisting workers who lose jobs due to globalization. (Oct 2007)
  • Voted NO on implementing CAFTA, Central America Free Trade. (Jul 2005)
  • Voted NO on implementing US-Australia Free Trade Agreement. (Jul 2004)
  • Voted NO on implementing US-Singapore free trade agreement. (Jul 2003)
  • Voted NO on implementing free trade agreement with Chile. (Jul 2003)
David Dreier on Free Trade
Republican Representative (CA-26): Click here for 10 full quotes OR click here for David Dreier on other issues.
  • Voted YES on promoting free trade with Peru. (Nov 2007)
  • Voted NO on assisting workers who lose jobs due to globalization. (Oct 2007)
  • Voted YES on implementing CAFTA, Central America Free Trade. (Jul 2005)
  • Voted YES on implementing US-Australia Free Trade Agreement. (Jul 2004)
  • Voted YES on implementing US-Singapore free trade agreement. (Jul 2003)
  • Voted YES on implementing free trade agreement with Chile. (Jul 2003)
  • Voted NO on withdrawing from the WTO. (Jun 2000)
  • Voted YES on 'Fast Track' authority for trade agreements. (Sep 1998)
  • Promote the Andean Free Trade Agreement. (May 2002)
  • Rated 72% by CATO, indicating a pro-free trade voting record. (Dec 2002)
Bob Filner on Free Trade
Democratic Representative (CA-51): Click here for 14 full quotes OR click here for Bob Filner on other issues.
  • Voted NO on promoting free trade with Peru. (Nov 2007)
  • Voted YES on assisting workers who lose jobs due to globalization. (Oct 2007)
  • Voted NO on implementing CAFTA, Central America Free Trade. (Jul 2005)
  • Voted NO on implementing US-Australia Free Trade Agreement. (Jul 2004)
  • Voted NO on implementing US-Singapore free trade agreement. (Jul 2003)
  • Voted NO on implementing free trade agreement with Chile. (Jul 2003)
  • Voted NO on withdrawing from the WTO. (Jun 2000)
  • Voted NO on 'Fast Track' authority for trade agreements. (Sep 1998)
  • Rated 39% by CATO, indicating a mixed record on trade issues. (Dec 2002)
  • Tariffs against countries undervaluing their currency. (May 2009)
  • Review free trade agreements biennially for rights violation. (Jun 2009)
  • Impose tariffs against countries which manipulate currency. (Feb 2011)
  • Require open markets for US goods in all trade agreements. (May 2011)
  • No MFN for China; condition trade on human rights. (Nov 1999)
Elton Gallegly on Free Trade
Republican Representative (CA-24): Click here for 9 full quotes OR click here for Elton Gallegly on other issues.
  • Voted YES on promoting free trade with Peru. (Nov 2007)
  • Voted NO on assisting workers who lose jobs due to globalization. (Oct 2007)
  • Voted YES on implementing CAFTA, Central America Free Trade. (Jul 2005)
  • Voted YES on implementing US-Australia Free Trade Agreement. (Jul 2004)
  • Voted YES on implementing US-Singapore free trade agreement. (Jul 2003)
  • Voted YES on implementing free trade agreement with Chile. (Jul 2003)
  • Voted NO on withdrawing from the WTO. (Jun 2000)
  • Voted NO on 'Fast Track' authority for trade agreements. (Sep 1998)
  • Rated 53% by CATO, indicating a mixed record on trade issues. (Dec 2002)
Jane Harman on Free Trade
Democratic Representative (CA-36): Click here for 8 full quotes OR click here for Jane Harman on other issues.
  • Voted YES on promoting free trade with Peru. (Nov 2007)
  • Voted YES on assisting workers who lose jobs due to globalization. (Oct 2007)
  • Voted NO on implementing CAFTA, Central America Free Trade. (Jul 2005)
  • Voted YES on implementing US-Australia Free Trade Agreement. (Jul 2004)
  • Voted YES on implementing US-Singapore free trade agreement. (Jul 2003)
  • Voted YES on implementing free trade agreement with Chile. (Jul 2003)
  • Build a rule-based global trading system. (Aug 2000)
  • Rated 50% by CATO, indicating a mixed record on trade issues. (Dec 2002)
Wally Herger on Free Trade
Republican Representative (CA-2): Click here for 9 full quotes OR click here for Wally Herger on other issues.
  • Voted YES on promoting free trade with Peru. (Nov 2007)
  • Voted NO on assisting workers who lose jobs due to globalization. (Oct 2007)
  • Voted YES on implementing CAFTA, Central America Free Trade. (Jul 2005)
  • Voted YES on implementing US-Australia Free Trade Agreement. (Jul 2004)
  • Voted YES on implementing US-Singapore free trade agreement. (Jul 2003)
  • Voted YES on implementing free trade agreement with Chile. (Jul 2003)
  • Voted NO on withdrawing from the WTO. (Jun 2000)
  • Voted YES on 'Fast Track' authority for trade agreements. (Sep 1998)
  • Rated 59% by CATO, indicating a mixed record on trade issues. (Dec 2002)
Jerry Lewis on Free Trade
Republican Representative (CA-41): Click here for 10 full quotes OR click here for Jerry Lewis on other issues.
  • Voted YES on promoting free trade with Peru. (Nov 2007)
  • Voted NO on assisting workers who lose jobs due to globalization. (Oct 2007)
  • Voted YES on implementing CAFTA, Central America Free Trade. (Jul 2005)
  • Voted YES on implementing US-Australia Free Trade Agreement. (Jul 2004)
  • Voted YES on implementing US-Singapore free trade agreement. (Jul 2003)
  • Voted YES on implementing free trade agreement with Chile. (Jul 2003)
  • Voted NO on withdrawing from the WTO. (Jun 2000)
  • Voted YES on 'Fast Track' authority for trade agreements. (Sep 1998)
  • Promote the Andean Free Trade Agreement. (May 2002)
  • Rated 38% by CATO, indicating a mixed record on trade issues. (Dec 2002)
Tom McClintock on Free Trade
Republican (District 4): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Tom McClintock on other issues.
  • Sponsored sugar quotas & import tariffs to stabilize prices. (Feb 2013)
Buck McKeon on Free Trade
Republican Representative (CA-25): Click here for 9 full quotes OR click here for Buck McKeon on other issues.
  • Voted YES on promoting free trade with Peru. (Nov 2007)
  • Voted NO on assisting workers who lose jobs due to globalization. (Oct 2007)
  • Voted YES on implementing CAFTA, Central America Free Trade. (Jul 2005)
  • Voted YES on implementing US-Australia Free Trade Agreement. (Jul 2004)
  • Voted YES on implementing US-Singapore free trade agreement. (Jul 2003)
  • Voted YES on implementing free trade agreement with Chile. (Jul 2003)
  • Voted NO on withdrawing from the WTO. (Jun 2000)
  • Voted YES on 'Fast Track' authority for trade agreements. (Sep 1998)
  • Rated 50% by CATO, indicating a mixed record on trade issues. (Dec 2002)
Gloria Negrete McLeod on Free Trade
Democrat (County run 2014) (District 35): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Gloria Negrete McLeod on other issues.
  • Promote fair market practices. (Nov 2012)
Gary Miller on Free Trade
Republican Representative (CA-42): Click here for 9 full quotes OR click here for Gary Miller on other issues.
  • Voted YES on promoting free trade with Peru. (Nov 2007)
  • Voted NO on assisting workers who lose jobs due to globalization. (Oct 2007)
  • Voted YES on implementing CAFTA, Central America Free Trade. (Jul 2005)
  • Voted YES on implementing US-Australia Free Trade Agreement. (Jul 2004)
  • Voted YES on implementing US-Singapore free trade agreement. (Jul 2003)
  • Voted YES on implementing free trade agreement with Chile. (Jul 2003)
  • Voted NO on withdrawing from the WTO. (Jun 2000)
  • Rated 61% by CATO, indicating a mixed record on trade issues. (Dec 2002)
  • Block NAFTA Superhighway & North American Union. (Jan 2007)
George Miller on Free Trade
Democratic Representative (CA-7): Click here for 14 full quotes OR click here for George Miller on other issues.
  • Voted NO on promoting free trade with Peru. (Nov 2007)
  • Voted YES on assisting workers who lose jobs due to globalization. (Oct 2007)
  • Voted NO on implementing CAFTA, Central America Free Trade. (Jul 2005)
  • Voted NO on implementing US-Australia Free Trade Agreement. (Jul 2004)
  • Voted NO on implementing free trade agreement with Chile. (Jul 2003)
  • Voted NO on withdrawing from the WTO. (Jun 2000)
  • Voted NO on 'Fast Track' authority for trade agreements. (Sep 1998)
  • Rated 50% by CATO, indicating a mixed record on trade issues. (Dec 2002)
  • Tariffs against countries undervaluing their currency. (May 2009)
  • Review free trade agreements biennially for rights violation. (Jun 2009)
  • Impose tariffs against countries which manipulate currency. (Feb 2011)
  • Require open markets for US goods in all trade agreements. (May 2011)
  • Sponsored imposing import fee on countries with undervalued currency. (Mar 2013)
  • No MFN for China; condition trade on human rights. (Nov 1999)
Doug Ose on Free Trade
Republican challenger (District 3): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Doug Ose on other issues.
  • Voted YES on implementing US-Australia Free Trade Agreement. (Jul 2004)
  • Voted YES on implementing US-Singapore free trade agreement. (Jul 2003)
  • Voted YES on implementing free trade agreement with Chile. (Jul 2003)
  • Voted NO on withdrawing from the WTO. (Jun 2000)
  • Promote the Andean Free Trade Agreement. (May 2002)
  • Rated 44% by CATO, indicating a mixed record on trade issues. (Dec 2002)
Henry Waxman on Free Trade
Democratic Representative (CA-30): Click here for 11 full quotes OR click here for Henry Waxman on other issues.
  • Voted YES on promoting free trade with Peru. (Nov 2007)
  • Voted YES on assisting workers who lose jobs due to globalization. (Oct 2007)
  • Voted NO on implementing CAFTA, Central America Free Trade. (Jul 2005)
  • Voted NO on implementing US-Australia Free Trade Agreement. (Jul 2004)
  • Voted YES on implementing US-Singapore free trade agreement. (Jul 2003)
  • Voted YES on implementing free trade agreement with Chile. (Jul 2003)
  • Voted NO on withdrawing from the WTO. (Jun 2000)
  • Voted NO on 'Fast Track' authority for trade agreements. (Sep 1998)
  • Rated 56% by CATO, indicating a mixed record on trade issues. (Dec 2002)
  • Impose tariffs against countries which manipulate currency. (Feb 2011)
  • No MFN for China; condition trade on human rights. (Nov 1999)
Lynn Woolsey on Free Trade
Democratic Representative (CA-6): Click here for 14 full quotes OR click here for Lynn Woolsey on other issues.
  • Voted NO on promoting free trade with Peru. (Nov 2007)
  • Voted YES on assisting workers who lose jobs due to globalization. (Oct 2007)
  • Voted NO on implementing CAFTA, Central America Free Trade. (Jul 2005)
  • Voted NO on implementing US-Australia Free Trade Agreement. (Jul 2004)
  • Voted NO on implementing US-Singapore free trade agreement. (Jul 2003)
  • Voted NO on implementing free trade agreement with Chile. (Jul 2003)
  • Voted NO on withdrawing from the WTO. (Jun 2000)
  • Voted NO on 'Fast Track' authority for trade agreements. (Sep 1998)
  • Rated 28% by CATO, indicating a pro-fair trade voting record. (Dec 2002)
  • Tariffs against countries undervaluing their currency. (May 2009)
  • Review free trade agreements biennially for rights violation. (Jun 2009)
  • Impose tariffs against countries which manipulate currency. (Feb 2011)
  • Require open markets for US goods in all trade agreements. (May 2011)
  • No MFN for China; condition trade on human rights. (Nov 1999)
Cruz Bustamante on Free Trade
Former Democratic Lt. Governor: Click here for Cruz Bustamante on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Peter Camejo on Free Trade
Former Green Challenger (2003): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Peter Camejo on other issues.
  • Both parties stand for corporate globalization. (Jan 2004)
Gray Davis on Free Trade
Former Democratic: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Gray Davis on other issues.
  • CA is world’s 5th largest economy; expand global marketplace. (Sep 2003)
  • Made trade deals with Europe, Armenia, China, & others. (Sep 2003)
Arianna Huffington on Free Trade
Former Independent Challenger (2003): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Arianna Huffington on other issues.
  • White-collar outsourcing has begun; 350,000 jobs by 2012. (Sep 2010)
  • CAFTA gives sweetheart provisions to drug companies. (Jun 2005)
Tom McClintock on Free Trade
Former Republican Challenger (2003): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Tom McClintock on other issues.
  • Sponsored sugar quotas & import tariffs to stabilize prices. (Feb 2013)
Bill Simon on Free Trade
Former Republican Challenger (2003): Click here for Bill Simon on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Peter Ueberroth on Free Trade
Former Republican Challenger (2003): Click here for Peter Ueberroth on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Bill Baker on Free Trade
Republican Former (1994-) (District 10): Click here for Bill Baker on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Sonny Bono on Free Trade
Republican Former (1994-) (District 44): Click here for Sonny Bono on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Tom Campbell on Free Trade
2010 Republican Challenger (lost primary): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Tom Campbell on other issues.
  • Voted YES on 'Fast Track' authority for trade agreements. (Sep 1998)
Cal Dooley on Free Trade
Democrat (Until 2004) (District 20): Click here for 9 full quotes OR click here for Cal Dooley on other issues.
  • Voted YES on implementing US-Australia Free Trade Agreement. (Jul 2004)
  • Voted YES on implementing US-Singapore free trade agreement. (Jul 2003)
  • Voted YES on implementing free trade agreement with Chile. (Jul 2003)
  • Voted NO on withdrawing from the WTO. (Jun 2000)
  • Voted YES on 'Fast Track' authority for trade agreements. (Sep 1998)
  • Build a rule-based global trading system. (Aug 2000)
  • End economic protectionism: let dairy compacts expire . (Aug 2001)
  • Free & fair trade is key to economic growth . (Jan 2001)
  • Rated 67% by CATO, indicating a pro-free trade voting record. (Dec 2002)
Bob Dornan on Free Trade
Republican Former (1994-) (District 46): Click here for Bob Dornan on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Jim Gray on Free Trade
2004 former Libertarian challenger: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Jim Gray on other issues.
  • Supports NAFTA, GATT, and the WTO. (Aug 2004)
  • Support NAFTA, GATT, and WTO. (Aug 2004)
Bill Jones on Free Trade
2004 former Republican challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Bill Jones on other issues.
  • Fair trade with level playing field. (Oct 2004)
Jay Kim on Free Trade
Republican Former (1994-) (District 41): Click here for Jay Kim on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Tom Lantos on Free Trade
Former Democrat (until 2008) (District 12): Click here for 10 full quotes OR click here for Tom Lantos on other issues.
  • Voted YES on assisting workers who lose jobs due to globalization. (Oct 2007)
  • Voted NO on implementing CAFTA, Central America Free Trade. (Jul 2005)
  • Voted NO on implementing US-Australia Free Trade Agreement. (Jul 2004)
  • Voted NO on implementing US-Singapore free trade agreement. (Jul 2003)
  • Voted NO on implementing free trade agreement with Chile. (Jul 2003)
  • Voted NO on withdrawing from the WTO. (Jun 2000)
  • Voted NO on 'Fast Track' authority for trade agreements. (Sep 1998)
  • Rated 47% by CATO, indicating a mixed record on trade issues. (Dec 2002)
  • Extend trade restrictions on Burma to promote democracy. (Jun 2007)
  • No MFN for China; condition trade on human rights. (Nov 1999)
Robert Matsui on Free Trade
Former Democrat (deceased) (District 5): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Robert Matsui on other issues.
  • Voted YES on implementing US-Australia Free Trade Agreement. (Jul 2004)
  • Voted YES on implementing US-Singapore free trade agreement. (Jul 2003)
  • Voted YES on implementing free trade agreement with Chile. (Jul 2003)
  • Voted NO on withdrawing from the WTO. (Jun 2000)
  • Voted NO on 'Fast Track' authority for trade agreements. (Sep 1998)
  • Rated 39% by CATO, indicating a mixed record on trade issues. (Dec 2002)
Carlos Moorhead on Free Trade
Republican Former (1994-) (District 27): Click here for Carlos Moorhead on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Dick Mountjoy on Free Trade
Former Republican Senate Challenger (2006): Click here for Dick Mountjoy on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Frank Riggs on Free Trade
Republican Former (1994-) (District 1): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Frank Riggs on other issues.
  • Voted YES on 'Fast Track' authority for trade agreements. (Sep 1998)
Andrea Seastrand on Free Trade
Republican Former (1994-) (District 22): Click here for Andrea Seastrand on other issues.
    No stance on record.
George Brown on Free Trade
Democrat (District 42): Click here for the full quote OR click here for George Brown on other issues.
  • Voted NO on 'Fast Track' authority for trade agreements. (Sep 1998)
Tom Campbell on Free Trade
Republican (Retired) (District 15): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Tom Campbell on other issues.
  • Voted YES on 'Fast Track' authority for trade agreements. (Sep 1998)
Gary Condit on Free Trade
Democrat (District 18): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Gary Condit on other issues.
  • Voted NO on withdrawing from the WTO. (Jun 2000)
  • Voted NO on 'Fast Track' authority for trade agreements. (Sep 1998)
Christopher Cox on Free Trade
Republican (District 47): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Christopher Cox on other issues.
  • Voted YES on implementing US-Australia Free Trade Agreement. (Jul 2004)
  • Voted YES on implementing US-Singapore free trade agreement. (Jul 2003)
  • Voted YES on implementing free trade agreement with Chile. (Jul 2003)
  • Voted NO on withdrawing from the WTO. (Jun 2000)
  • Voted YES on 'Fast Track' authority for trade agreements. (Sep 1998)
  • Rated 71% by CATO, indicating a pro-free trade voting record. (Dec 2002)
Duke Cunningham on Free Trade
Republican (District 51): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Duke Cunningham on other issues.
  • Voted YES on implementing US-Australia Free Trade Agreement. (Jul 2004)
  • Voted YES on implementing US-Singapore free trade agreement. (Jul 2003)
  • Voted YES on implementing free trade agreement with Chile. (Jul 2003)
  • Voted NO on withdrawing from the WTO. (Jun 2000)
  • Voted YES on 'Fast Track' authority for trade agreements. (Sep 1998)
  • Rated 33% by CATO, indicating a mixed record on trade issues. (Dec 2002)
Ron Dellums on Free Trade
Democrat (1993-1998) (District 9): Click here for Ron Dellums on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Julian Dixon on Free Trade
Democrat (District 32): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Julian Dixon on other issues.
  • Voted NO on withdrawing from the WTO. (Jun 2000)
  • Voted NO on 'Fast Track' authority for trade agreements. (Sep 1998)
John Doolittle on Free Trade
Republican Representative (CA-4): Click here for 9 full quotes OR click here for John Doolittle on other issues.
  • Voted YES on promoting free trade with Peru. (Nov 2007)
  • Voted NO on assisting workers who lose jobs due to globalization. (Oct 2007)
  • Voted YES on implementing CAFTA, Central America Free Trade. (Jul 2005)
  • Voted YES on implementing US-Australia Free Trade Agreement. (Jul 2004)
  • Voted YES on implementing US-Singapore free trade agreement. (Jul 2003)
  • Voted YES on implementing free trade agreement with Chile. (Jul 2003)
  • Voted YES on withdrawing from the WTO. (Jun 2000)
  • Voted NO on 'Fast Track' authority for trade agreements. (Sep 1998)
  • Rated 56% by CATO, indicating a mixed record on trade issues. (Dec 2002)
Vic Fazio on Free Trade
Democrat (District 3): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Vic Fazio on other issues.
  • Voted NO on 'Fast Track' authority for trade agreements. (Sep 1998)
Carly Fiorina on Free Trade
2010 Republican Senate Challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Carly Fiorina on other issues.
  • Change rules about outsourcing; current climate forces it. (Nov 2009)
Steve Horn on Free Trade
Republican (District 38): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Steve Horn on other issues.
  • Voted NO on withdrawing from the WTO. (Jun 2000)
  • Voted YES on 'Fast Track' authority for trade agreements. (Sep 1998)
  • Promote the Andean Free Trade Agreement. (May 2002)
Duncan Hunter on Free Trade
Republican Representative (CA-52): Click here for 19 full quotes OR click here for Duncan Hunter on other issues.
  • NAFTA is a bad business deal. (Dec 2007)
  • Let’s buy American this Christmas season. (Nov 2007)
  • Reflect tariffs back at competitors. (Oct 2007)
  • North American Union is only free trade in one direction. (Sep 2007)
  • Inappropriate to impose sanctions for persecuting Christians. (Sep 2007)
  • No NAFTA Superhighway from Canada to Mexico. (Sep 2007)
  • China is cheating on trade by devaluing their currency. (May 2007)
  • Eliminate all manufacturing taxes to increase US hiring. (May 2007)
  • China is cheating on trade; junk our bad China trade deals. (Mar 2007)
  • Voted YES on assisting workers who lose jobs due to globalization. (Oct 2007)
  • Voted NO on implementing CAFTA, Central America Free Trade. (Jul 2005)
  • Voted YES on implementing US-Australia Free Trade Agreement. (Jul 2004)
  • Voted NO on implementing US-Singapore free trade agreement. (Jul 2003)
  • Voted NO on implementing free trade agreement with Chile. (Jul 2003)
  • Voted YES on withdrawing from the WTO. (Jun 2000)
  • Voted NO on 'Fast Track' authority for trade agreements. (Sep 1998)
  • Rated 24% by CATO, indicating a pro-fair trade voting record. (Dec 2002)
  • Tariffs against countries undervaluing their currency. (May 2009)
  • Block NAFTA Superhighway & North American Union. (Jan 2007)
Steven Kuykendall on Free Trade
Republican (District 36): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Steven Kuykendall on other issues.
  • Voted NO on withdrawing from the WTO. (Jun 2000)
Marty Martinez on Free Trade
Republican (District 31): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Marty Martinez on other issues.
  • Voted NO on withdrawing from the WTO. (Jun 2000)
Juanita Millender-McDonald on Free Trade
Democrat (District 37): Click here for 8 full quotes OR click here for Juanita Millender-McDonald on other issues.
  • Voted NO on implementing CAFTA, Central America Free Trade. (Jul 2005)
  • Voted NO on implementing US-Australia Free Trade Agreement. (Jul 2004)
  • Voted NO on implementing US-Singapore free trade agreement. (Jul 2003)
  • Voted NO on implementing free trade agreement with Chile. (Jul 2003)
  • Voted NO on withdrawing from the WTO. (Jun 2000)
  • Voted NO on 'Fast Track' authority for trade agreements. (Sep 1998)
  • Build a rule-based global trading system. (Aug 2000)
  • Rated 31% by CATO, indicating a pro-fair trade voting record. (Dec 2002)
Ron Packard on Free Trade
Republican (District 48): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Ron Packard on other issues.
  • Voted NO on withdrawing from the WTO. (Jun 2000)
  • Voted YES on 'Fast Track' authority for trade agreements. (Sep 1998)
Richard Pombo on Free Trade
Republican (District 11): Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for Richard Pombo on other issues.
  • Voted YES on implementing CAFTA, Central America Free Trade. (Jul 2005)
  • Voted NO on implementing US-Australia Free Trade Agreement. (Jul 2004)
  • Voted YES on implementing US-Singapore free trade agreement. (Jul 2003)
  • Voted YES on implementing free trade agreement with Chile. (Jul 2003)
  • Voted YES on withdrawing from the WTO. (Jun 2000)
  • Voted NO on 'Fast Track' authority for trade agreements. (Sep 1998)
  • Rated 33% by CATO, indicating a mixed record on trade issues. (Dec 2002)
George Radanovich on Free Trade
Republican Representative (CA-19): Click here for 10 full quotes OR click here for George Radanovich on other issues.
  • Voted YES on promoting free trade with Peru. (Nov 2007)
  • Voted NO on assisting workers who lose jobs due to globalization. (Oct 2007)
  • Voted YES on implementing CAFTA, Central America Free Trade. (Jul 2005)
  • Voted YES on implementing US-Australia Free Trade Agreement. (Jul 2004)
  • Voted YES on implementing US-Singapore free trade agreement. (Jul 2003)
  • Voted YES on implementing free trade agreement with Chile. (Jul 2003)
  • Voted NO on withdrawing from the WTO. (Jun 2000)
  • Voted YES on 'Fast Track' authority for trade agreements. (Sep 1998)
  • End economic protectionism: let dairy compacts expire . (Aug 2001)
  • Rated 33% by CATO, indicating a mixed record on trade issues. (Dec 2002)
James Rogan on Free Trade
Republican (District 27): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for James Rogan on other issues.
  • Voted NO on withdrawing from the WTO. (Jun 2000)
  • Voted YES on 'Fast Track' authority for trade agreements. (Sep 1998)
Hilda Solis on Free Trade
Democratic Representative (CA-32): Click here for 8 full quotes OR click here for Hilda Solis on other issues.
  • Voted NO on promoting free trade with Peru. (Nov 2007)
  • Voted YES on assisting workers who lose jobs due to globalization. (Oct 2007)
  • Voted NO on implementing CAFTA, Central America Free Trade. (Jul 2005)
  • Voted NO on implementing US-Australia Free Trade Agreement. (Jul 2004)
  • Voted NO on implementing US-Singapore free trade agreement. (Jul 2003)
  • Voted NO on implementing free trade agreement with Chile. (Jul 2003)
  • Rated 33% by CATO, indicating a mixed record on trade issues. (Dec 2002)
  • No MFN for China; condition trade on human rights. (Nov 1999)
Ellen Tauscher on Free Trade
Democratic Representative (CA-10): Click here for 10 full quotes OR click here for Ellen Tauscher on other issues.
  • Voted YES on promoting free trade with Peru. (Nov 2007)
  • Voted YES on assisting workers who lose jobs due to globalization. (Oct 2007)
  • Voted NO on implementing CAFTA, Central America Free Trade. (Jul 2005)
  • Voted YES on implementing US-Australia Free Trade Agreement. (Jul 2004)
  • Voted YES on implementing US-Singapore free trade agreement. (Jul 2003)
  • Voted YES on implementing free trade agreement with Chile. (Jul 2003)
  • Voted NO on withdrawing from the WTO. (Jun 2000)
  • Voted YES on 'Fast Track' authority for trade agreements. (Sep 1998)
  • Build a rule-based global trading system. (Aug 2000)
  • Rated 61% by CATO, indicating a mixed record on trade issues. (Dec 2002)
Bill Thomas on Free Trade
Republican (District 21): Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for Bill Thomas on other issues.
  • Voted YES on implementing CAFTA, Central America Free Trade. (Jul 2005)
  • Voted YES on implementing US-Australia Free Trade Agreement. (Jul 2004)
  • Voted YES on implementing US-Singapore free trade agreement. (Jul 2003)
  • Voted YES on implementing free trade agreement with Chile. (Jul 2003)
  • Voted NO on withdrawing from the WTO. (Jun 2000)
  • Voted YES on 'Fast Track' authority for trade agreements. (Sep 1998)
  • Rated 44% by CATO, indicating a mixed record on trade issues. (Dec 2002)
Esteban Torres on Free Trade
Democrat (District 34): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Esteban Torres on other issues.
  • Voted NO on 'Fast Track' authority for trade agreements. (Sep 1998)
Andy Vidak on Free Trade
Republican Challenger 2010 (District 20): Click here for Andy Vidak on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Diane Watson on Free Trade
Democratic Representative (CA-33): Click here for 10 full quotes OR click here for Diane Watson on other issues.
  • Voted NO on promoting free trade with Peru. (Nov 2007)
  • Voted YES on assisting workers who lose jobs due to globalization. (Oct 2007)
  • Voted NO on implementing CAFTA, Central America Free Trade. (Jul 2005)
  • Voted YES on implementing US-Australia Free Trade Agreement. (Jul 2004)
  • Voted YES on implementing US-Singapore free trade agreement. (Jul 2003)
  • Voted YES on implementing free trade agreement with Chile. (Jul 2003)
  • Rated 22% by CATO, indicating a pro-fair trade voting record. (Dec 2002)
  • Extend trade restrictions on Burma to promote democracy. (Jun 2007)
  • Review free trade agreements biennially for rights violation. (Jun 2009)
  • No MFN for China; condition trade on human rights. (Nov 1999)
Charlie Brown on Free Trade
Democrat (District 4): Click here for Charlie Brown on other issues.
    No stance on record.

                                                                                                                                                                               
  


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