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Governor, Mayors and Pundits:


Mike Bloomberg on Free Trade
Mayor of New York City (Independent): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Mike Bloomberg on other issues.
  • Protectionist viewpoint has a heavy price to country. (Dec 2007)
  • Global economy isnít zero-sum game: US & China can both gain. (Dec 2007)
  • Staunchly for free trade and against protectionism. (Mar 2007)
Andrew Cuomo on Free Trade
Democratic Governor: Click here for Andrew Cuomo on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Bill de Blasio on Free Trade
Democrat: Click here for Bill de Blasio on other issues.
    No stance on record.

Senate:


Colia Clark on Free Trade
Green Senate challenger: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Colia Clark on other issues.
  • NAFTA and CAFTA force workers to immigrate to the US. (May 2012)
  • NAFTA is a hideous cancerous instrument of corporate power. (May 2012)
Kirsten Gillibrand on Free Trade
Democratic Jr Senator (NY): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Kirsten Gillibrand on other issues.
  • Protect American jobs from going overseas. (Nov 2006)
  • Voted YES on promoting free trade with Peru. (Nov 2007)
  • Voted YES on assisting workers who lose jobs due to globalization. (Oct 2007)
  • Block NAFTA Superhighway & North American Union. (Jan 2007)
Wendy Long on Free Trade
Republican Senate Challenger: Click here for Wendy Long on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Scott Noren on Free Trade
Independent Challenger: Click here for Scott Noren on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Charles Schumer on Free Trade
Democratic Sr Senator (NY): Click here for 15 full quotes OR click here for Charles Schumer on other issues.
  • Remove import restrictions on Canadian beef. (Dec 2003)
  • Pressure Canadian government to avoid their milk subsidies. (Jun 2003)
  • Voted YES on promoting free trade with Peru. (Dec 2007)
  • Voted NO on free trade agreement with Oman. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted NO on implementing CAFTA for Central America free-trade. (Jul 2005)
  • Voted YES on establishing free trade between US & Singapore. (Jul 2003)
  • Voted YES 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 YES on expanding trade to the third world. (May 2000)
  • Rated 25% by CATO, indicating a pro-fair trade voting record. (Dec 2002)
  • Extend trade restrictions on Burma to promote democracy. (Jun 2007)
  • Impose tariffs against countries which manipulate currency. (Feb 2011)

House:


Timothy Bishop on Free Trade
Democratic Representative (NY-1): Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for Timothy Bishop 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)
  • Review free trade agreements biennially for rights violation. (Jun 2009)
Ann Marie Buerkle on Free Trade
Republican (District 25): Click here for Ann Marie Buerkle on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Yvette Clarke on Free Trade
Democrat: Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Yvette Clarke 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)
  • 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)
Chris Collins on Free Trade
Republican (District 27): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Chris Collins on other issues.
  • Sponsored imposing import fee on countries with undervalued currency. (Apr 2013)
Joseph Crowley on Free Trade
Democratic Representative (NY-7): Click here for 10 full quotes OR click here for Joseph Crowley 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)
  • Build a rule-based global trading system. (Aug 2000)
  • Rated 50% by CATO, indicating a mixed record on trade issues. (Dec 2002)
  • Extend trade restrictions on Burma to promote democracy. (Jun 2007)
Eliot Engel on Free Trade
Democrat/Liberal Representative (NY-17): Click here for 11 full quotes OR click here for Eliot Engel 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)
  • Build a rule-based global trading system. (Aug 2000)
  • Rated 19% by CATO, indicating a pro-fair trade voting record. (Dec 2002)
  • Impose tariffs against countries which manipulate currency. (Feb 2011)
Chris Gibson on Free Trade
Republican (District 19): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Chris Gibson on other issues.
  • Impose tariffs against countries which manipulate currency. (Feb 2011)
  • Sponsored imposing import fee on countries with undervalued currency. (Apr 2013)
Michael Grimm on Free Trade
Republican (District 11): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Michael Grimm on other issues.
  • Sponsored imposing import fee on countries with undervalued currency. (Apr 2013)
Richard Hanna on Free Trade
Republican (District 22): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Richard Hanna on other issues.
  • Sponsored sugar quotas & import tariffs to stabilize prices. (Feb 2013)
Nan Hayworth on Free Trade
Republican (District 19): Click here for Nan Hayworth on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Brian Higgins on Free Trade
Democratic Representative (NY-27): Click here for 9 full quotes OR click here for Brian Higgins on other issues.
  • Oppose the Central American Free Trade Act. (Nov 2004)
  • 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)
  • Build a rule-based global trading system. (Aug 2000)
  • Tariffs against countries undervaluing their currency. (May 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)
Kathy Hochul on Free Trade
Democrat (District 26): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Kathy Hochul on other issues.
  • Impose tariffs against countries which manipulate currency. (Feb 2011)
  • Require open markets for US goods in all trade agreements. (May 2011)
Steve Israel on Free Trade
Democratic Representative (NY-2): Click here for 11 full quotes OR click here for Steve Israel 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)
  • 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)
Hakeem Jeffries on Free Trade
Democrat (District 8): Click here for Hakeem Jeffries on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Peter King on Free Trade
Rep./Ind./Cons./Right-To-Life Representative (NY-3): Click here for 10 full quotes OR click here for Peter King 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 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 39% by CATO, indicating a mixed record on trade issues. (Dec 2002)
  • Extend trade restrictions on Burma to promote democracy. (Jun 2007)
Nita Lowey on Free Trade
Democratic Representative (NY-18): Click here for 10 full quotes OR click here for Nita Lowey 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 44% by CATO, indicating a mixed record on trade issues. (Dec 2002)
  • Impose tariffs against countries which manipulate currency. (Feb 2011)
Dan Maffei on Free Trade
Democrat (District 24): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Dan Maffei on other issues.
  • Tariffs against countries undervaluing their currency. (May 2009)
  • Review free trade agreements biennially for rights violation. (Jun 2009)
Carolyn Maloney on Free Trade
Democrat/Liberal Representative (NY-14): Click here for 12 full quotes OR click here for Carolyn Maloney 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 50% 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)
  • No MFN for China; condition trade on human rights. (Nov 1999)
Sean Maloney on Free Trade
Democrat (District 18): Click here for Sean Maloney on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Carolyn McCarthy on Free Trade
Dem./Ind./Working-Families (NY-4): Click here for 12 full quotes OR click here for Carolyn McCarthy 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)
  • Build a rule-based global trading system. (Aug 2000)
  • Rated 44% 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)
Gregory Meeks on Free Trade
Dem./Working-Families (NY-6): Click here for 11 full quotes OR click here for Gregory Meeks 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 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)
  • Build a rule-based global trading system. (Aug 2000)
  • Rated 40% by CATO, indicating a mixed record on trade issues. (Dec 2002)
  • Sponsored sugar quotas & import tariffs to stabilize prices. (Jun 2013)
Grace Meng on Free Trade
Democrat (District 6): Click here for Grace Meng on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Jerrold Nadler on Free Trade
Dem./Lib./Working-Families (NY-8): Click here for 14 full quotes OR click here for Jerrold Nadler 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)
  • 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. (Apr 2013)
  • No MFN for China; condition trade on human rights. (Nov 1999)
Bill Owens on Free Trade
Democratic Representative (NY-23): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Bill Owens on other issues.
  • Entice Canadian business to manufacture in New York. (Nov 2009)
  • Impose tariffs against countries which manipulate currency. (Feb 2011)
  • Sponsored imposing import fee on countries with undervalued currency. (Mar 2013)
Charles Rangel on Free Trade
Dem./Lib./Working-Families: Click here for 8 full quotes OR click here for Charles Rangel on other issues.
  • World Bank exerts US influence as first among unequals. (Aug 2008)
  • 1980s: Caribbean Basin Initiative: lower tariff barriers. (Aug 2008)
  • Supports Chinese trade; African trade; and Caribbean trade. (Aug 2008)
  • Voted YES 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)
  • Sponsored imposing import fee on countries with undervalued currency. (Mar 2013)
  • No MFN for China; condition trade on human rights. (Nov 1999)
Tom Reed on Free Trade
Republican (District 23): Click here for Tom Reed on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Jose Serrano on Free Trade
Democrat/Liberal Representative (NY-16): Click here for 11 full quotes OR click here for Jose Serrano 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 'Fast Track' authority for trade agreements. (Sep 1998)
  • Rated 38% 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)
Louise Slaughter on Free Trade
Democratic Representative (NY-28): Click here for 15 full quotes OR click here for Louise Slaughter 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 47% 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)
  • Sponsored bill requiring open markets for US goods. (May 2011)
  • Sponsored imposing import fee on countries with undervalued currency. (Mar 2013)
  • No MFN for China; condition trade on human rights. (Nov 1999)
Paul Tonko on Free Trade
Democrat (District 20): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Paul Tonko 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 imposing import fee on countries with undervalued currency. (Apr 2013)
Ed Towns on Free Trade
Democrat/Liberal Representative (NY-10): Click here for 10 full quotes OR click here for Ed Towns 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 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 NO 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)
  • Impose tariffs against countries which manipulate currency. (Feb 2011)
Nydia Velazquez on Free Trade
Democrat/Working-Families Representative (NY-12): Click here for 11 full quotes OR click here for Nydia Velazquez 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)
  • Review free trade agreements biennially for rights violation. (Jun 2009)
  • No MFN for China; condition trade on human rights. (Nov 1999)

Former candidates & officeholders:


George Pataki on Free Trade
Republican NY Governor: Click here for the full quote OR click here for George Pataki on other issues.
  • Promote the Andean Free Trade Agreement. (May 2002)
David Paterson on Free Trade
Democratic Governor (NY): Click here for David Paterson on other issues.
    No stance on record.
George Maragos on Free Trade
2012 Republican Primary Challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for George Maragos on other issues.
  • Buy American at home; demand fair trade abroad. (Jan 2012)
Bob Turner on Free Trade
2012 Republican Senate Primary Challenger: Click here for Bob Turner on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Gary Ackerman on Free Trade
Dem./Ind./Lib./Working-Fam. (NY-5): Click here for 11 full quotes OR click here for Gary Ackerman 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 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)
Maurice Hinchey on Free Trade
Dem./Ind./Lib./Working-Fam. Representative (NY-22): Click here for 13 full quotes OR click here for Maurice Hinchey 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 '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)
Chris Lee on Free Trade
Republican (Resigned 2011) (District 26): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Chris Lee on other issues.
  • Tariffs against countries undervaluing their currency. (May 2009)
Bob Turner on Free Trade
Former Republican (District 9): Click here for Bob Turner on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Rudy Giuliani on Free Trade
Former Mayor of NYC: Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Rudy Giuliani on other issues.
  • China is a great opportunity and a great caution for the US. (Jan 2008)
  • NAFTA has been a good thing and should be enforced. (Dec 2007)
  • More trade with Qatar & emirates is good against terrorism. (Dec 2007)
  • Good deals pending with Peru, Colombia, Panama, South Korea. (Oct 2007)
  • Balance foreign debt by selling more things overseas. (Oct 2007)
  • Take advantage of globalization--market US healthcare abroad. (Mar 2007)
Carl McCall on Free Trade
2002 Democratic Challenger NY Governor: Click here for Carl McCall on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Eliot Spitzer on Free Trade
Former Democratc Governor (2007-2008): Click here for Eliot Spitzer on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Anthony Weiner on Free Trade
Former Democrat(Resigned 2011) (District 9): Click here for 8 full quotes OR click here for Anthony Weiner 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 56% by CATO, indicating a mixed record on trade issues. (Dec 2002)
Michael Benjamin on Free Trade
Former Republican Challenger (2004): Click here for Michael Benjamin on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Ed Cox on Free Trade
Former Republican Challenger (withdrew Jan. 2006): Click here for Ed Cox on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Al D'Amato on Free Trade
Former Republican Jr Senator: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Al D'Amato on other issues.
  • Voted YES on renewing 'fast track' presidential trade authority. (Nov 1997)
  • Voted YES on imposing trade sanctions on Japan for closed market. (May 1995)
Harold Ford on Free Trade
2010 Democratic Primary Challenger; previously US Rep (TN): Click here for 8 full quotes OR click here for Harold Ford on other issues.
  • 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 33% by CATO, indicating a mixed record on trade issues. (Dec 2002)
Daniel Frisa on Free Trade
Republican Former (1994-) (District 4): Click here for Daniel Frisa on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Rudy Giuliani on Free Trade
2000 Former Republican Candidate: Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Rudy Giuliani on other issues.
  • China is a great opportunity and a great caution for the US. (Jan 2008)
  • NAFTA has been a good thing and should be enforced. (Dec 2007)
  • More trade with Qatar & emirates is good against terrorism. (Dec 2007)
  • Good deals pending with Peru, Colombia, Panama, South Korea. (Oct 2007)
  • Balance foreign debt by selling more things overseas. (Oct 2007)
  • Take advantage of globalization--market US healthcare abroad. (Mar 2007)
Abe Hirschfeld on Free Trade
2004 former Builders Party Senate challenger: Click here for Abe Hirschfeld on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Sue Kelly on Free Trade
Republican (until 2007) (District 19): Click here for 8 full quotes OR click here for Sue Kelly 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 NO on 'Fast Track' authority for trade agreements. (Sep 1998)
  • Promote the Andean Free Trade Agreement. (May 2002)
  • Rated 44% by CATO, indicating a mixed record on trade issues. (Dec 2002)
John LaFalce on Free Trade
Democrat/Ind./Lib. (Until 2004 (District 29): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for John LaFalce on other issues.
  • Voted NO on withdrawing from the WTO. (Jun 2000)
  • Voted NO on 'Fast Track' authority for trade agreements. (Sep 1998)
David McReynolds on Free Trade
2004 Green Senate challenger (NY); 2000 Socialist for Pres.: Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for David McReynolds on other issues.
  • Opposes NAFTA, GATT, WTO, Fast Track. (May 2000)
  • WTO is an instrument of oppression. (Jan 2000)
  • No China in WTO; but donít link human rights to trade. (May 2000)
Howard Mills on Free Trade
2004 former Republican Senate challenger (NY): Click here for Howard Mills on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Susan Molinari on Free Trade
Republican Former (1994-) (District 13): Click here for Susan Molinari on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Pat Moynihan on Free Trade
Democratic Senator (Former): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Pat Moynihan on other issues.
  • 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)
Major Owens on Free Trade
Democrat (until 2007) (District 11): Click here for 8 full quotes OR click here for Major Owens 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)
  • Rated 56% by CATO, indicating a mixed record on trade issues. (Dec 2002)
  • No MFN for China; condition trade on human rights. (Nov 1999)
Bill Paxon on Free Trade
Republican Former (1994-) (District 27): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Bill Paxon on other issues.
  • Voted YES on 'Fast Track' authority for trade agreements. (Sep 1998)
Gerald Solomon on Free Trade
Republican Former (1994-) (District 22): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Gerald Solomon on other issues.
  • Voted NO on 'Fast Track' authority for trade agreements. (Sep 1998)
Michael Arcuri on Free Trade
Democrat: Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Michael Arcuri 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)
Gary Bernsten on Free Trade
2010 Republican Primary Challenger: Click here for Gary Bernsten on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Sherry Boehlert on Free Trade
Republican/Independence (District 23): Click here for 8 full quotes OR click here for Sherry Boehlert 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 NO on 'Fast Track' authority for trade agreements. (Sep 1998)
  • Promote the Andean Free Trade Agreement. (May 2002)
  • Rated 50% by CATO, indicating a mixed record on trade issues. (Dec 2002)
Hillary Clinton on Free Trade
Secretary of State; previously Democratic Senator (NY): Click here for 24 full quotes OR click here for Hillary Clinton on other issues.
  • Have a trade prosecutor to enforce the trade agreements. (Feb 2008)
  • AdWatch: Supported NAFTA in 1998; opposed CAFTA since 2005. (Jan 2008)
  • Criticized trade pacts for weak labor standards. (Nov 2007)
  • FactCheck: for NAFTA while First Lady; now against CAFTA. (Oct 2007)
  • Export from big agribusiness, but also from small farmers. (Aug 2007)
  • Smart, pro-American trade: NAFTA has hurt workers. (Aug 2007)
  • No fast-track authority for this president. (Aug 2007)
  • Better approach: real trade adjustment assistance. (Aug 2007)
  • End tax breaks for outsourcing jobs. (Jun 2007)
  • Defended outsourcing of US jobs to India. (Oct 2005)
  • Globalization should not substitute for humanization. (Jun 1999)
  • Supports MFN for China, despite concerns over human rights. (Oct 2000)

    Voting Record

  • Though Bill supported it, Hillary opposed NAFTA. (Oct 2007)
  • Voted against CAFTA despite Bill Clintonís pushing NAFTA. (Oct 2005)
  • Voted YES on free trade agreement with Oman. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted NO on implementing CAFTA for Central America free-trade. (Jul 2005)
  • Voted YES on establishing free trade between US & Singapore. (Jul 2003)
  • Voted YES 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)
  • Build a rule-based global trading system. (Aug 2000)
  • Rated 17% by CATO, indicating a pro-fair trade voting record. (Dec 2002)
  • Extend trade restrictions on Burma to promote democracy. (Jun 2007)
Joe DioGuardi on Free Trade
2010 Republican Challenger: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Joe DioGuardi on other issues.
  • Restrict Canadian vessels on coast trade. (Jul 1987)
  • Block Soviet imports made by forced labor. (Mar 1987)
Michael Forbes on Free Trade
Republican (retired) (District 1): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Michael Forbes on other issues.
  • Voted NO on withdrawing from the WTO. (Jun 2000)
  • Voted NO on 'Fast Track' authority for trade agreements. (Sep 1998)
Vito Fossella on Free Trade
Rep./Cons./Right-To-Life Representative (NY-13): Click here for 9 full quotes OR click here for Vito Fossella 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 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)
Benjamin Gilman on Free Trade
Republican (District 20): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Benjamin Gilman on other issues.
  • Voted NO on withdrawing from the WTO. (Jun 2000)
  • Voted NO on 'Fast Track' authority for trade agreements. (Sep 1998)
  • Promote the Andean Free Trade Agreement. (May 2002)
Felix Grucci on Free Trade
Republican (District 1): Click here for Felix Grucci on other issues.
    No stance on record.
John Hall on Free Trade
Democrat: Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for John Hall 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)
  • Review free trade agreements biennially for rights violation. (Jun 2009)
  • No MFN for China; condition trade on human rights. (Nov 1999)
Howie Hawkins on Free Trade
Green Challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Howie Hawkins on other issues.
  • Repeal NAFTA & CAFTA. (Aug 2006)
Amo Houghton on Free Trade
Republican/Conservative (District 31): Click here for 8 full quotes OR click here for Amo Houghton 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)
  • Maintain anti-dumping restrictions against foreign importers. (Oct 2001)
  • Promote the Andean Free Trade Agreement. (May 2002)
  • Rated 50% by CATO, indicating a mixed record on trade issues. (Dec 2002)
Caroline Kennedy on Free Trade
Former Democratic candidate (2008): Click here for Caroline Kennedy on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Randy Kuhl on Free Trade
Republican Representative (NY-29): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Randy Kuhl 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 YES on implementing CAFTA, Central America Free Trade. (Jul 2005)
  • Promote the Andean Free Trade Agreement. (May 2002)
Rick Lazio on Free Trade
Republican/Cons. (District 2): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Rick Lazio on other issues.
  • Supports NAFTA; GATT; WTO; Fast-Track. (Jul 1998)
  • Supports retaliatory tariffs; human rights as MFN factor. (Jul 1998)
  • Voted NO on withdrawing from the WTO. (Jun 2000)
  • Voted YES on 'Fast Track' authority for trade agreements. (Sep 1998)
Eric Massa on Free Trade
Democrat (until 2010) (District 29): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Eric Massa on other issues.
  • Failed free trade deals like NAFTA have sent jobs overseas. (Nov 2008)
  • Tariffs against countries undervaluing their currency. (May 2009)
  • Review free trade agreements biennially for rights violation. (Jun 2009)
KT McFarland on Free Trade
Republican Challenger: Click here for KT McFarland on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Mike McMahon on Free Trade
Democrat (until 2010) (District 13): Click here for Mike McMahon on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Michael McNulty on Free Trade
Democratic/Ind./Cons. Representative (NY-21): Click here for 9 full quotes OR click here for Michael McNulty 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 44% by CATO, indicating a mixed record on trade issues. (Dec 2002)
Scott Murphy on Free Trade
Democrat (until 2010) (District 20): Click here for Scott Murphy on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Marilyn O`Grady on Free Trade
2004 former Conservative Party challenger: Click here for Marilyn O`Grady on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Jeanine Pirro on Free Trade
Republican challenger; District Attorney: Click here for Jeanine Pirro on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Jack Quinn on Free Trade
Republican/Ind./Cons. (District 30): Click here for 8 full quotes OR click here for Jack Quinn on other issues.
  • 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)
  • Maintain anti-dumping restrictions against foreign importers. (Oct 2001)
  • Promote the Andean Free Trade Agreement. (May 2002)
  • Rated 27% by CATO, indicating a pro-fair trade voting record. (Dec 2002)
Thomas Reynolds on Free Trade
Republican/Conservative Representative (NY-26): Click here for 8 full quotes OR click here for Thomas Reynolds 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 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 50% by CATO, indicating a mixed record on trade issues. (Dec 2002)
John Spencer on Free Trade
Republican Challenger, previously Mayor of Yonkers: Click here for John Spencer on other issues.
    No stance on record.
John Sweeney on Free Trade
Republican/Conservative (District 22): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for John Sweeney 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 NO on implementing free trade agreement with Chile. (Jul 2003)
  • Voted NO on withdrawing from the WTO. (Jun 2000)
  • Rated 38% by CATO, indicating a mixed record on trade issues. (Dec 2002)
Jay Townsend on Free Trade
Republican Challenger (2010): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Jay Townsend on other issues.
  • Capitalism and free market lift people out of poverty. (Sep 2010)
Jim Walsh on Free Trade
Rep./Ind./Conservative Representative (NY-25): Click here for 10 full quotes OR click here for Jim Walsh 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 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)
  • Promote the Andean Free Trade Agreement. (May 2002)
  • Rated 33% by CATO, indicating a mixed record on trade issues. (Dec 2002)
Kirsten Gillibrand on Free Trade
Democratic Jr Senator (NY): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Kirsten Gillibrand on other issues.
  • Protect American jobs from going overseas. (Nov 2006)
  • Voted YES on promoting free trade with Peru. (Nov 2007)
  • Voted YES on assisting workers who lose jobs due to globalization. (Oct 2007)
  • Block NAFTA Superhighway & North American Union. (Jan 2007)
John McHugh on Free Trade
Republican/Conservative Representative (NY-23): Click here for 10 full quotes OR click here for John McHugh 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 28% by CATO, indicating a pro-fair trade voting record. (Dec 2002)
  • Tariffs against countries undervaluing their currency. (May 2009)

                                                                                                                                                                               
  


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