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Jay Nixon on Technology
Missouri Democratic Governor: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Jay Nixon on other issues.
  • Rail projects improve quality of life and create jobs. (Aug 2011)
  • MoBroadbandNow: Bring broadband to every corner of our state. (Jan 2011)

Senate:

MO 2012: 2012 Missouri Senate Debates


Todd Akin on Technology
Republican Representative (MO-2); Senate Challenger 2012: Click here for 13 full quotes OR click here for Todd Akin on other issues.
  • 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 YES on allowing telephone monopolies to offer Internet access. (Feb 2002)
  • Permanent ban on state & local taxation of Internet access. (Oct 2007)
  • Member of House Committee on Science, Space & Technology. (Mar 2011)
  • Prohibit the return of the Fairness Doctrine. (Jan 2009)
  • No performance royalties for radio music. (Mar 2009)
Roy Blunt on Technology
Republican Jr Senator; previously Representative (MO-7): Click here for 15 full quotes OR click here for Roy Blunt on other issues.
  • Voted YES on authorizing states to collect Internet sales taxes. (May 2013)
  • Voted NO on delaying digital TV conversion by four months. (Mar 2009)
  • Voted YES on retroactive immunity for telecoms' warrantless surveillance. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted NO 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 YES on allowing telephone monopolies to offer Internet access. (Feb 2002)
  • Criminal penalties for e-mail spamming. (Feb 2001)
  • Permanent ban on state & local taxation of Internet access. (Oct 2007)
  • Withdrew support for policing websites for copyright. (May 2011)
  • Prohibit the return of the Fairness Doctrine. (Jan 2009)
  • No performance royalties for radio music. (Mar 2009)
  • Let companies share Y2K plans with no risk of lawsuits. (Oct 1998)
John Brunner on Technology
Republican Challenger: Click here for John Brunner on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Claire McCaskill on Technology
Democratic Sr Senator; previously state Auditor: Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Claire McCaskill on other issues.
  • Voted YES on authorizing states to collect Internet sales taxes. (May 2013)
  • Voted NO on $23B instead of $4.9B for waterway infrastructure. (Nov 2007)
  • Overturn FCC approval of media consolidation. (Mar 2008)
Sarah Steelman on Technology
Republican Challenger: Click here for Sarah Steelman on other issues.
    No stance on record.

House:


Russ Carnahan on Technology
Democratic Representative (MO-3): Click here for 9 full quotes OR click here for Russ Carnahan 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 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)
  • Chief information officer to digitize federal government. (Aug 2000)
  • Member of House Committee on Transportation & Infrastructure. (Mar 2011)
  • No performance royalties for radio music. (Mar 2009)
William Lacy Clay on Technology
Democratic Representative (MO-1): Click here for 13 full quotes OR click here for William Lacy Clay 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 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 NO on increasing fines for indecent broadcasting. (Feb 2005)
  • Voted YES 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)
  • Close digital divide with high-tech training. (Jan 2001)
  • Sponsored investing $1 billion in transportation projects. (Mar 2013)
  • No performance royalties for radio music. (Mar 2009)
Emmanuel Cleaver on Technology
Democratic Representative (MO-5): Click here for 9 full quotes OR click here for Emmanuel Cleaver 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 $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)
  • Close digital divide with high-tech training. (Jan 2001)
  • Sponsored investing $1 billion in transportation projects. (Mar 2013)
Samuel Graves on Technology
Republican Representative (MO-6): Click here for 12 full quotes OR click here for Samuel Graves 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 banning Internet gambling by credit card. (Jun 2003)
  • Voted YES on allowing telephone monopolies to offer Internet access. (Feb 2002)
  • 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)
Vicky Hartzler on Technology
Republican (District 4): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Vicky Hartzler 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)
Billy Long on Technology
Republican (District 7): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Billy Long 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)
  • Homeland Security authority over cyber-security. (Dec 2011)
  • Member of House Committee on Transportation & Infrastructure. (Mar 2011)
Blaine Luetkemeyer on Technology
Republican (District 3): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Blaine Luetkemeyer 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)
  • End net neutrality; allow tiered Internet service. (Jan 2011)
  • Prohibit the return of the Fairness Doctrine. (Jan 2009)
  • No performance royalties for radio music. (Mar 2009)
Jason Smith on Technology
Republican (District 8): Click here for Jason Smith on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Ann Wagner on Technology
Republican (District 2): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Ann Wagner on other issues.
  • Voted YES on protecting cyber security by sharing data with government. (Apr 2013)

Former candidates & officeholders:


Matt Blunt on Technology
Republican MO Governor: Click here for Matt Blunt on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Todd Akin on Technology
Republican Representative (MO-2); Senate Challenger 2012: Click here for 13 full quotes OR click here for Todd Akin on other issues.
  • 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 YES on allowing telephone monopolies to offer Internet access. (Feb 2002)
  • Permanent ban on state & local taxation of Internet access. (Oct 2007)
  • Member of House Committee on Science, Space & Technology. (Mar 2011)
  • Prohibit the return of the Fairness Doctrine. (Jan 2009)
  • No performance royalties for radio music. (Mar 2009)
Jo Ann Emerson on Technology
Republican Representative (MO-8): Click here for 13 full quotes OR click here for Jo Ann Emerson on other issues.
  • Voted YES 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 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 YES on allowing telephone monopolies to offer Internet access. (Feb 2002)
  • Promote internet via Congressional Internet Caucus. (Jan 2001)
  • 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)
Bob Holden on Technology
Former Democratic Governor (2001-2004): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Bob Holden on other issues.
  • Level playing field for Main Street vs. Internet sales tax. (Aug 2001)
  • Permanent R&D tax incentive & more R&D funding. (Sep 2001)
John Ashcroft on Technology
Republican Senator (Former): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for John Ashcroft on other issues.
  • Microsoft has a monopoly share of the market. (Dec 2000)
  • Fight off bureaucratic regulations to promote technology. (Oct 1998)
  • Voted YES on Internet sales tax moratorium. (Oct 1998)
  • Voted YES on telecomm deregulation. (Feb 1996)
Jean Carnahan on Technology
Democratic Senator (Former): Click here for Jean Carnahan on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Mel Carnahan on Technology
Governor & 2000 Democratic Challenger for Senate (MO)-Deceased 2000: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Mel Carnahan on other issues.
  • Supports “Most Wanted” web site. (Jun 2000)
  • Bring space technology to schools. (Feb 2000)
Bill Emerson on Technology
Republican Former (1994-) (District 8): Click here for Bill Emerson on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Nancy Farmer on Technology
2004 former Democratic challenger; state Treasurer: Click here for Nancy Farmer on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Dick Gephardt on Technology
Democrat (Until 2004) (District 3): Click here for 8 full quotes OR click here for Dick Gephardt on other issues.
  • Space programs shouldn’t be a top priority. (Jan 2004)
  • Using raw census numbers disenfranchises minorities. (Feb 2001)
  • Fund schools & workplaces to close Digitial Divide. (Oct 2000)
  • Protect medical privacy via consumer consent. (Aug 2000)
  • Supports R&D funding for medical and health research. (Jul 1999)
  • Use gas tax for highway infrastructure. (Aug 1995)
  • Voted YES on allowing telephone monopolies to offer Internet access. (Feb 2002)
  • Chief information officer to digitize federal government. (Aug 2000)
Mel Hancock on Technology
Republican Former (1994-) (District 7): Click here for Mel Hancock on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Karen McCarthy on Technology
Democrat (Until 2004) (District 5): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Karen McCarthy on other issues.
  • 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)
  • Promote internet via Congressional Internet Caucus. (Jan 2001)
  • Criminal penalties for e-mail spamming. (Feb 2001)
Roy Blunt on Technology
Republican Jr Senator; previously Representative (MO-7): Click here for 15 full quotes OR click here for Roy Blunt on other issues.
  • Voted YES on authorizing states to collect Internet sales taxes. (May 2013)
  • Voted NO on delaying digital TV conversion by four months. (Mar 2009)
  • Voted YES on retroactive immunity for telecoms' warrantless surveillance. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted NO 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 YES on allowing telephone monopolies to offer Internet access. (Feb 2002)
  • Criminal penalties for e-mail spamming. (Feb 2001)
  • Permanent ban on state & local taxation of Internet access. (Oct 2007)
  • Withdrew support for policing websites for copyright. (May 2011)
  • Prohibit the return of the Fairness Doctrine. (Jan 2009)
  • No performance royalties for radio music. (Mar 2009)
  • Let companies share Y2K plans with no risk of lawsuits. (Oct 1998)
Kit Bond on Technology
Republican Sr Senator (MO): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Kit Bond on other issues.
  • Voted YES on $23B instead of $4.9B for waterway infrastructure. (Nov 2007)
  • Voted YES on restoring $550M in funding for Amtrak for 2007. (Mar 2006)
  • Voted NO on disallowing FCC approval of larger media conglomerates. (Sep 2003)
  • Voted YES on telecomm deregulation. (Feb 1996)
  • Prohibit the return of the Fairness Doctrine. (Jan 2009)
  • No performance royalties for radio music. (Mar 2009)
Robin Carnahan on Technology
2010 Democratic Senate Challenger; Secretary of State: Click here for Robin Carnahan on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Bill Clay Sr. on Technology
Democrat (retired 2000) (District 1): Click here for Bill Clay Sr. on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Pat Danner on Technology
Democrat (District 6): Click here for Pat Danner on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Kenny Hulshof on Technology
Republican Representative (MO-9): Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for Kenny Hulshof on other issues.
  • 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 YES on allowing telephone monopolies to offer Internet access. (Feb 2002)
Mike Parker on Technology
Republican (retired 1998) (District 4): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Mike Parker on other issues.
  • Terminate funding for the superconducting super collider. (Feb 1993)
Ike Skelton on Technology
Democratic Representative (MO-4): Click here for 10 full quotes OR click here for Ike Skelton 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 NO on establishing "network neutrality" (non-tiered Internet). (Jun 2006)
  • Voted YES on increasing fines for indecent broadcasting. (Feb 2005)
  • 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)
  • Popularize Electronic Signatures with ESIGN Day. (Jun 2010)
  • No performance royalties for radio music. (Mar 2009)
Jim Talent on Technology
Republican Senator; previously Representative (MO-2): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Jim Talent on other issues.
  • Voted YES on restoring $550M in funding for Amtrak for 2007. (Mar 2006)
  • Voted NO on disallowing FCC approval of larger media conglomerates. (Sep 2003)
Jim Talent on Technology
Republican Senator; previously Representative (MO-2): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Jim Talent on other issues.
  • Voted YES on restoring $550M in funding for Amtrak for 2007. (Mar 2006)
  • Voted NO on disallowing FCC approval of larger media conglomerates. (Sep 2003)

                                                                                                                                                                               
  


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