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Butch Otter on Free Trade
Republican governor; previously Representative (ID-1): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Butch Otter 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 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 67% by CATO, indicating a pro-free trade voting record. (Dec 2002)

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ID 2014: 2014 ID Senate debate


Michael Crapo on Free Trade
Republican Sr Senator (ID): Click here for 13 full quotes OR click here for Michael Crapo on other issues.
  • Voted YES on promoting free trade with Peru. (Dec 2007)
  • Voted YES on free trade agreement with Oman. (Jun 2006)
  • 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 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)
  • Rated 75% by CATO, indicating a pro-free trade voting record. (Dec 2002)
  • Insist on access to post-mad-cow Japanese beef markets. (Mar 2010)
  • Promote fair trade restricting Canadian wheat. (Oct 1993)
Jim Risch on Free Trade
Republican Jr Senator; previously Governor: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Jim Risch on other issues.
  • Re-establish Fast Track; re-negotiate NAFTA. (Nov 2008)

House:


Raul Labrador on Free Trade
Republican (District 1): Click here for Raul Labrador on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Mike Simpson on Free Trade
Republican Representative (ID-2): Click here for 10 full quotes OR click here for Mike Simpson 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 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)
  • End economic protectionism: let dairy compacts expire . (Aug 2001)
  • Rated 44% by CATO, indicating a mixed record on trade issues. (Dec 2002)
  • Insist on access to post-mad-cow Japanese beef markets. (Mar 2010)

Former candidates & officeholders:


Dirk Kempthorne on Free Trade
Republican Governor (ID) and previously Senator: Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Dirk Kempthorne on other issues.
  • Double Idahoís exports. (Jan 2001)
  • Voted YES on renewing 'fast track' presidential trade authority. (Nov 1997)
  • Voted YES on imposing trade sanctions on Japan for closed market. (May 1995)
Jim Risch on Free Trade
Republican Jr Senator; previously Governor: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Jim Risch on other issues.
  • Re-establish Fast Track; re-negotiate NAFTA. (Nov 2008)
Jerry Brady on Free Trade
Former Democrat Challenger (2006): Click here for Jerry Brady on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Alan Blinken on Free Trade
2002 Democratic Senate Challenger (ID): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Alan Blinken on other issues.
  • Fair trade over free trade; NAFTA needs more enforcement. (Sep 2002)
Scott McClure on Free Trade
2004 former Democratic Challenger: Click here for Scott McClure on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Fred Adams on Free Trade
Republican Senate challenger: Click here for Fred Adams on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Helen Chenoweth on Free Trade
Republican (District 1): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Helen Chenoweth on other issues.
  • Voted YES on withdrawing from the WTO. (Jun 2000)
  • Voted NO on 'Fast Track' authority for trade agreements. (Sep 1998)
Larry Craig on Free Trade
Republican Sr Senator (ID): Click here for 13 full quotes OR click here for Larry Craig on other issues.
  • Voted YES on promoting free trade with Peru. (Dec 2007)
  • Voted YES on free trade agreement with Oman. (Jun 2006)
  • 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 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 YES on renewing 'fast track' presidential trade authority. (Nov 1997)
  • Voted YES on imposing trade sanctions on Japan for closed market. (May 1995)
  • Rated 75% by CATO, indicating a pro-free trade voting record. (Dec 2002)
Dirk Kempthorne on Free Trade
Republican Governor (ID) and previously Senator: Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Dirk Kempthorne on other issues.
  • Double Idahoís exports. (Jan 2001)
  • Voted YES on renewing 'fast track' presidential trade authority. (Nov 1997)
  • Voted YES on imposing trade sanctions on Japan for closed market. (May 1995)
Larry LaRocco on Free Trade
Democratic Senate Challenger; previously US Rep.: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Larry LaRocco on other issues.
  • Opposed NAFTA because itís bad for Idaho workers. (Jun 2008)
  • Promote fair trade restricting Canadian wheat. (Oct 1993)
Walt Minnick on Free Trade
Former Democrat (until 2010) (District 1): Click here for Walt Minnick on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Bill Sali on Free Trade
Republican: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Bill Sali 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)
Tom Sullivan on Free Trade
2010 Democrat Challenger: Click here for Tom Sullivan on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Butch Otter on Free Trade
Republican governor; previously Representative (ID-1): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Butch Otter 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 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 67% by CATO, indicating a pro-free trade voting record. (Dec 2002)
Rex Rammell on Free Trade
Independent Challenger: Click here for Rex Rammell on other issues.
    No stance on record.

                                                                                                                                                                               
  


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