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Cory Booker on Families & Children
Mayor of Newark: Click here for Cory Booker on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Barbara Buono on Families & Children
Democratic Challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Barbara Buono on other issues.
  • Passed historic family leave legislation. (Apr 2013)
Chris Christie on Families & Children
Republican Governor: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Chris Christie on other issues.
  • $9.7 more for Early Childhood Intervention Program. (Jul 2011)

Senate:

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Cory Booker on Families & Children
Democratic Challenger: Click here for Cory Booker on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Jeff Chiesa on Families & Children
Republican Appointee: Click here for Jeff Chiesa on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Gwen Diakos on Families & Children
Independent Challenger: Click here for Gwen Diakos on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Rush Holt on Families & Children
Democratic Representative (NJ-12): Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for Rush Holt on other issues.
  • Voted YES on four weeks of paid parental leave for federal employees. (Jun 2009)
  • Voted YES on establishing nationwide AMBER alert system for missing kids. (Apr 2003)
  • Voted YES on reducing Marriage Tax by $399B over 10 years. (Mar 2001)
  • Give parents tools to balance work and family. (Aug 2000)
  • Rated 7% by the Christian Coalition: an anti-Family-Value voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Sponsored supporting No Name-Calling Week in schools. (Jan 2013)
  • More funding & services for victims of domestic violence. (Jan 2013)
Joe Kyrillos on Families & Children
Republican Challenger: Click here for Joe Kyrillos on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Steve Lonegan on Families & Children
Republican Senate Challenger: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Steve Lonegan on other issues.
  • Marriage is the greatest institution; no kids for gays. (Oct 2013)
  • Stand up to elite who look down on your values. (Jan 2009)
Robert Menendez on Families & Children
Democratic Jr Senator; previously Representative (NJ-13): Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for Robert Menendez on other issues.
  • Voted YES on establishing nationwide AMBER alert system for missing kids. (Apr 2003)
  • Voted NO on reducing Marriage Tax by $399B over 10 years. (Mar 2001)
  • Member of the Missing & Exploited Children's Caucus. (Jan 2001)
  • Rated 15% by the Christian Coalition: an anti-Family-Value voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Sex Ed including both abstinence and contraception. (Mar 2009)
  • More funding & services for victims of domestic violence. (Jan 2013)
  • Teach teens about both abstinence & contraception. (Mar 2009)
Frank Pallone on Families & Children
Democratic Representative (NJ-6): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Frank Pallone on other issues.
  • Voted YES on four weeks of paid parental leave for federal employees. (Jun 2009)
  • Voted YES on establishing nationwide AMBER alert system for missing kids. (Apr 2003)
  • Voted NO on reducing Marriage Tax by $399B over 10 years. (Mar 2001)
  • Member of the Missing & Exploited Children's Caucus. (Jan 2001)
  • Rated 15% by the Christian Coalition: an anti-Family-Value voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • More funding & services for victims of domestic violence. (Jan 2013)

House:


Rob Andrews on Families & Children
Democratic Representative (NJ-1): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Rob Andrews on other issues.
  • Voted YES on four weeks of paid parental leave for federal employees. (Jun 2009)
  • Voted YES on establishing nationwide AMBER alert system for missing kids. (Apr 2003)
  • Voted NO on reducing Marriage Tax by $399B over 10 years. (Mar 2001)
  • Rated 7% by the Christian Coalition: an anti-Family-Value voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • More funding & services for victims of domestic violence. (Feb 2013)
Rodney Frelinghuysen on Families & Children
Republican Representative (NJ-11): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Rodney Frelinghuysen on other issues.
  • Voted NO on four weeks of paid parental leave for federal employees. (Jun 2009)
  • Voted YES on establishing nationwide AMBER alert system for missing kids. (Apr 2003)
  • Voted YES on reducing Marriage Tax by $399B over 10 years. (Mar 2001)
  • Rated 69% by the Christian Coalition: a pro-Family-Value voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Use tax code to reinforce families. (Sep 1994)
Scott Garrett on Families & Children
Republican Representative (NJ-5): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Scott Garrett on other issues.
  • Voted NO on four weeks of paid parental leave for federal employees. (Jun 2009)
  • Voted YES on establishing nationwide AMBER alert system for missing kids. (Apr 2003)
  • Rated 100% by the Christian Coalition: a pro-Family-Value voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Encourage adoption of children in foster care. (Nov 2012)
Rush Holt on Families & Children
Democratic Representative (NJ-12): Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for Rush Holt on other issues.
  • Voted YES on four weeks of paid parental leave for federal employees. (Jun 2009)
  • Voted YES on establishing nationwide AMBER alert system for missing kids. (Apr 2003)
  • Voted YES on reducing Marriage Tax by $399B over 10 years. (Mar 2001)
  • Give parents tools to balance work and family. (Aug 2000)
  • Rated 7% by the Christian Coalition: an anti-Family-Value voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Sponsored supporting No Name-Calling Week in schools. (Jan 2013)
  • More funding & services for victims of domestic violence. (Jan 2013)
Leonard Lance on Families & Children
Republican (District 7): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Leonard Lance on other issues.
  • Voted YES on four weeks of paid parental leave for federal employees. (Jun 2009)
Frank LoBiondo on Families & Children
Republican Representative (NJ-2): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Frank LoBiondo on other issues.
  • Voted YES on four weeks of paid parental leave for federal employees. (Jun 2009)
  • Voted YES on establishing nationwide AMBER alert system for missing kids. (Apr 2003)
  • Voted YES on reducing Marriage Tax by $399B over 10 years. (Mar 2001)
  • Member of the Missing & Exploited Children's Caucus. (Jan 2001)
  • Rated 92% by the Christian Coalition: a pro-Family-Value voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Use tax code to reinforce families. (Sep 1994)
Frank Pallone on Families & Children
Democratic Representative (NJ-6): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Frank Pallone on other issues.
  • Voted YES on four weeks of paid parental leave for federal employees. (Jun 2009)
  • Voted YES on establishing nationwide AMBER alert system for missing kids. (Apr 2003)
  • Voted NO on reducing Marriage Tax by $399B over 10 years. (Mar 2001)
  • Member of the Missing & Exploited Children's Caucus. (Jan 2001)
  • Rated 15% by the Christian Coalition: an anti-Family-Value voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • More funding & services for victims of domestic violence. (Jan 2013)
Bill Pascrell on Families & Children
Democratic Representative (NJ-8): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Bill Pascrell on other issues.
  • Voted YES on four weeks of paid parental leave for federal employees. (Jun 2009)
  • Voted YES on establishing nationwide AMBER alert system for missing kids. (Apr 2003)
  • Voted NO on reducing Marriage Tax by $399B over 10 years. (Mar 2001)
  • Member of the Missing & Exploited Children's Caucus. (Jan 2001)
  • Rated 38% by the Christian Coalition: mixed voting record on Family Values. (Dec 2003)
  • More funding & services for victims of domestic violence. (Jan 2013)
Donald Payne Jr. on Families & Children
Democrat (District 10): Click here for Donald Payne Jr. on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Steven Rothman on Families & Children
Democratic Representative (NJ-9): Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for Steven Rothman on other issues.
  • Voted YES on four weeks of paid parental leave for federal employees. (Jun 2009)
  • Voted YES on establishing nationwide AMBER alert system for missing kids. (Apr 2003)
  • Member of the Missing & Exploited Children's Caucus. (Jan 2001)
  • Rated 8% by the Christian Coalition: an anti-Family-Value voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Permanent crime database for volunteers with kids. (Jul 2008)
  • Sex Ed including both abstinence and contraception. (Mar 2009)
  • Teach teens about both abstinence & contraception. (Mar 2009)
Jon Runyan on Families & Children
Republican (District 3): Click here for Jon Runyan on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Albio Sires on Families & Children
Democrat: Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Albio Sires on other issues.
  • Voted YES on four weeks of paid parental leave for federal employees. (Jun 2009)
  • Sex Ed including both abstinence and contraception. (Mar 2009)
  • Sponsored supporting No Name-Calling Week in schools. (Jan 2013)
  • More funding & services for victims of domestic violence. (Jan 2013)
Christopher Smith on Families & Children
Republican Representative (NJ-4): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Christopher Smith on other issues.
  • Voted YES on four weeks of paid parental leave for federal employees. (Jun 2009)
  • Voted YES on establishing nationwide AMBER alert system for missing kids. (Apr 2003)
  • Voted YES on reducing Marriage Tax by $399B over 10 years. (Mar 2001)
  • Rated 100% by the Christian Coalition: a pro-Family-Value voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Use tax code to reinforce families. (Sep 1994)

Former candidates & officeholders:


Richard Codey on Families & Children
Democratic NJ Governor: Click here for Richard Codey on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Jon Corzine on Families & Children
Democratic Jr Senator (NJ): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Jon Corzine on other issues.
Chris Daggett on Families & Children
Independent Challenger (2009): Click here for Chris Daggett on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Christie Todd Whitman-Gov on Families & Children
Former Democratic Governor (1994-2000): Click here for Christie Todd Whitman-Gov on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Frank Lautenberg on Families & Children
Democratic Sr Senator (NJ): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Frank Lautenberg on other issues.
  • Voted NO on killing restrictions on violent videos to minors. (May 1999)
  • Small Business loans for child care businesses. (Apr 2003)
  • Rated 0% by the Christian Coalition: an anti-Family-Value voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Sponsored bill that Sex Ed teach abstinence & contraception. (Mar 2009)
  • More funding & services for victims of domestic violence. (Jan 2013)
  • Sponsored bill to teach teens about contraception. (Mar 2009)
Ian Linker on Families & Children
Former Republican Primary Challenger (2012): Click here for Ian Linker on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Donald Payne on Families & Children
Democratic Representative (NJ-10): Click here for 11 full quotes OR click here for Donald Payne on other issues.
  • Voted YES on four weeks of paid parental leave for federal employees. (Jun 2009)
  • Voted NO on establishing nationwide AMBER alert system for missing kids. (Apr 2003)
  • Voted NO on reducing Marriage Tax by $399B over 10 years. (Mar 2001)
  • Member of the Missing & Exploited Children's Caucus. (Jan 2001)
  • Rated 9% by the Christian Coalition: an anti-Family-Value voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Ban high lead levels in children's toys. (Nov 2005)
  • Call for a White House Conference on Children and Youth. (Mar 2008)
  • Sex Ed including both abstinence and contraception. (Mar 2009)
  • More funding & services for victims of domestic violence. (Feb 2013)
  • Increase number of children eligible for free school meals. (Oct 2009)
  • Teach teens about both abstinence & contraception. (Mar 2009)
Donny DiFrancesco on Families & Children
Former Republican Governor (2001): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Donny DiFrancesco on other issues.
  • Encourage fathers' participation in child-raising. (Sep 2001)
  • Federal funds & state involvement in fatherhood initiatives. (Aug 2001)
Thomas Kean on Families & Children
Former Republican Governor (1982-1989): Click here for Thomas Kean on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Jim McGreevey on Families & Children
Former Democratic Governor (2002-2004): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Jim McGreevey on other issues.
  • Stricter enforcement of child support. (Jun 2001)
  • Committee for Working Families: chart NJs future. (Jan 2001)
  • Working families are the backbone of New Jersey. (Jan 2001)
Bret Schundler on Families & Children
Republican 2000 Candidate: Click here for Bret Schundler on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Bill Bradley on Families & Children
2000 Democratic Primary Challenger for President: Click here for 16 full quotes OR click here for Bill Bradley on other issues.
  • Enforce child support more. (Aug 2000)
  • Government partnership creates family infrastructure. (Aug 2000)
  • School violence: media responsibility & adult supervision. (Dec 1999)
  • Expand Family Leave laws. (Oct 1999)
  • Global economy ignores the 6:30 dinner hour. (Oct 1999)
  • Create a nationwide system for childcare. (Oct 1999)
  • $2.6B for preschool, childcare, colleges, and volunteers. (Oct 1999)
  • Proposed senior Americorps for mentoring kids. (Oct 1999)
  • Children are ignored because they have no political money. (Jun 1999)
  • Business; civil; govt; & parents: do more for kids. (Jun 1999)
  • Free parents to raise good kids, rather than blame them. (Jun 1999)
  • Children in poverty need health care and day care. (May 1999)
  • Urban kids need connections & family to find meaning. (Jan 1997)
  • Voted for National Service & summer youth programs. (Sep 1995)
  • Voted for V-Chip & telecomm self-censorship. (Jun 1995)
Douglas Forrester on Families & Children
2002 Republican Challenger for Senate (NJ): Click here for Douglas Forrester on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Bob Torricelli on Families & Children
Former Democratic Senator: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Bob Torricelli on other issues.
  • Voted YES on killing restrictions on violent videos to minors. (May 1999)
John Adler on Families & Children
Democrat (until 2010) (District 3): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for John Adler on other issues.
  • Voted YES on four weeks of paid parental leave for federal employees. (Jun 2009)
  • Sex Ed including both abstinence and contraception. (Mar 2009)
Rob Andrews on Families & Children
Democratic Representative (NJ-1): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Rob Andrews on other issues.
  • Voted YES on four weeks of paid parental leave for federal employees. (Jun 2009)
  • Voted YES on establishing nationwide AMBER alert system for missing kids. (Apr 2003)
  • Voted NO on reducing Marriage Tax by $399B over 10 years. (Mar 2001)
  • Rated 7% by the Christian Coalition: an anti-Family-Value voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • More funding & services for victims of domestic violence. (Feb 2013)
Richard Codey on Families & Children
Democratic NJ Governor: Click here for Richard Codey on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Jon Corzine on Families & Children
Democratic Jr Senator (NJ): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Jon Corzine on other issues.
Anne Evans Estabrook on Families & Children
Republican Senate Challenger: Click here for Anne Evans Estabrook on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Mike Ferguson on Families & Children
Republican Representative (NJ-7): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Mike Ferguson on other issues.
  • Voted YES on establishing nationwide AMBER alert system for missing kids. (Apr 2003)
  • Voted YES on reducing Marriage Tax by $399B over 10 years. (Mar 2001)
  • Rated 100% by the Christian Coalition: a pro-Family-Value voting record. (Dec 2003)
Robert Franks on Families & Children
Republican (District 7): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Robert Franks on other issues.
  • Use tax code to reinforce families. (Sep 1994)
Thomas Kean Jr. on Families & Children
Republican challenger: Click here for Thomas Kean Jr. on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Bill Pascrell on Families & Children
Democratic Representative (NJ-8): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Bill Pascrell on other issues.
  • Voted YES on four weeks of paid parental leave for federal employees. (Jun 2009)
  • Voted YES on establishing nationwide AMBER alert system for missing kids. (Apr 2003)
  • Voted NO on reducing Marriage Tax by $399B over 10 years. (Mar 2001)
  • Member of the Missing & Exploited Children's Caucus. (Jan 2001)
  • Rated 38% by the Christian Coalition: mixed voting record on Family Values. (Dec 2003)
  • More funding & services for victims of domestic violence. (Jan 2013)
Donald Payne on Families & Children
Democratic Representative (NJ-10): Click here for 11 full quotes OR click here for Donald Payne on other issues.
  • Voted YES on four weeks of paid parental leave for federal employees. (Jun 2009)
  • Voted NO on establishing nationwide AMBER alert system for missing kids. (Apr 2003)
  • Voted NO on reducing Marriage Tax by $399B over 10 years. (Mar 2001)
  • Member of the Missing & Exploited Children's Caucus. (Jan 2001)
  • Rated 9% by the Christian Coalition: an anti-Family-Value voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Ban high lead levels in children's toys. (Nov 2005)
  • Call for a White House Conference on Children and Youth. (Mar 2008)
  • Sex Ed including both abstinence and contraception. (Mar 2009)
  • More funding & services for victims of domestic violence. (Feb 2013)
  • Increase number of children eligible for free school meals. (Oct 2009)
  • Teach teens about both abstinence & contraception. (Mar 2009)
Joe Pennacchio on Families & Children
Republican challenger: Click here for Joe Pennacchio on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Marge Roukema on Families & Children
Republican (District 5): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Marge Roukema on other issues.
  • Voted YES on reducing Marriage Tax by $399B over 10 years. (Mar 2001)
  • Use tax code to reinforce families. (Sep 1994)
  • TV shows should have explicit viewer advisories. (Jun 1993)
  • Supported funding child care, child health, & child housing. (Jul 1999)
Murray Sabrin on Families & Children
Republican Senate challenger: Click here for Murray Sabrin on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Jim Saxton on Families & Children
Republican Representative (NJ-3): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Jim Saxton on other issues.
  • Voted YES on establishing nationwide AMBER alert system for missing kids. (Apr 2003)
  • Voted YES on reducing Marriage Tax by $399B over 10 years. (Mar 2001)
  • Rated 100% by the Christian Coalition: a pro-Family-Value voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Use tax code to reinforce families. (Sep 1994)
Robert Menendez on Families & Children
Democratic Jr Senator; previously Representative (NJ-13): Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for Robert Menendez on other issues.
  • Voted YES on establishing nationwide AMBER alert system for missing kids. (Apr 2003)
  • Voted NO on reducing Marriage Tax by $399B over 10 years. (Mar 2001)
  • Member of the Missing & Exploited Children's Caucus. (Jan 2001)
  • Rated 15% by the Christian Coalition: an anti-Family-Value voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Sex Ed including both abstinence and contraception. (Mar 2009)
  • More funding & services for victims of domestic violence. (Jan 2013)
  • Teach teens about both abstinence & contraception. (Mar 2009)
Dick Zimmer on Families & Children
Republican Senate challenger: Click here for Dick Zimmer on other issues.
    No stance on record.

                                                                                                                                                                               
  


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