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OH 2012: 2012 Ohio Senate Debates


Sherrod Brown on Families & Children
Democratic Sr Senator; previously Representative (OH-13): Click here for 8 full quotes OR click here for Sherrod Brown 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)
  • Rated 23% 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. (Jan 2013)
  • Teach teens about both abstinence & contraception. (Mar 2009)
Josh Mandel on Families & Children
Republican Nominee: Click here for Josh Mandel on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Rob Portman on Families & Children
Republican Jr Senator; previously Representative (OH-2): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Rob Portman 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 92% by the Christian Coalition: a pro-Family-Value voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Use tax code to reinforce families. (Sep 1994)
  • TV shows should have explicit viewer advisories. (Jun 1993)

House:


Joyce Beatty on Families & Children
Democrat (District 3): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Joyce Beatty on other issues.
  • More funding & services for victims of domestic violence. (Jan 2013)
John Boccieri on Families & Children
Democratic challenger (District 16): Click here for the full quote OR click here for John Boccieri on other issues.
  • Voted YES on four weeks of paid parental leave for federal employees. (Jun 2009)
John Boehner on Families & Children
Republican Representative (OH-8): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for John Boehner 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 91% by the Christian Coalition: a pro-Family-Value voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Use tax code to reinforce families. (Sep 1994)
Steve Chabot on Families & Children
Republican Representative (OH-1): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Steve Chabot 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 92% by the Christian Coalition: a pro-Family-Value voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Use tax code to reinforce families. (Sep 1994)
Marcia Fudge on Families & Children
Democrat (District 11): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Marcia Fudge on other issues.
  • Voted YES on four weeks of paid parental leave for federal employees. (Jun 2009)
  • More funding & services for victims of domestic violence. (Jan 2013)
Bob Gibbs on Families & Children
Republican (District 7): Click here for Bob Gibbs on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Bill Johnson on Families & Children
Republican (District 6): Click here for Bill Johnson on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Jim Jordan on Families & Children
Republican: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Jim Jordan on other issues.
  • Voted NO on four weeks of paid parental leave for federal employees. (Jun 2009)
Dave Joyce on Families & Children
Republican (District 14): Click here for Dave Joyce on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Marcy Kaptur on Families & Children
Democratic Representative (OH-9): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Marcy Kaptur 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)
  • Rated 38% by the Christian Coalition: mixed voting record on Family Values. (Dec 2003)
  • More funding & services for victims of domestic violence. (Jan 2013)
  • Supported funding child care, child health, & child housing. (Jul 1999)
Steven LaTourette on Families & Children
Republican Representative (OH-14): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Steven LaTourette 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 84% by the Christian Coalition: a pro-Family-Value voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Use tax code to reinforce families. (Sep 1994)
Bob Latta on Families & Children
Republican: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Bob Latta on other issues.
  • Voted NO on four weeks of paid parental leave for federal employees. (Jun 2009)
Jim Renacci on Families & Children
Republican (District 16): Click here for Jim Renacci on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Tim Ryan on Families & Children
Democratic Representative (OH-17): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Tim Ryan 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)
  • Rated 25% 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. (Feb 2013)
Steve Stivers on Families & Children
Republican (District 15): Click here for Steve Stivers on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Betty Sutton on Families & Children
Democrat: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Betty Sutton on other issues.
  • Voted YES on four weeks of paid parental leave for federal employees. (Jun 2009)
Pat Tiberi on Families & Children
Republican Representative (OH-12): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Pat Tiberi 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 76% by the Christian Coalition: a pro-Family-Value voting record. (Dec 2003)
Mike Turner on Families & Children
Republican Representative (OH-3): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Mike Turner 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)
  • Rated 100% by the Christian Coalition: a pro-Family-Value voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Increase penalties for child sexual slavery. (Mar 2008)
Brad Wenstrup on Families & Children
Republican (District 2): Click here for Brad Wenstrup on other issues.
    No stance on record.

Former candidates & officeholders:


John Kasich on Families & Children
Republican Governor; previously Representative (OH-12); 2000 candidate for President: Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for John Kasich on other issues.
  • Being a father is all about setting an example. (May 2006)
  • Yesterday's R movies have become today's PG fare. (May 2006)
  • Expand day-care choices; remove subsidy restrictions. (May 1999)
  • “Family-friendly” flex-time helps parents and business. (May 1999)
  • Restrict liability lawsuits to allow more on-site day-care. (May 1999)
  • Entertainment should not sabotage American culture. (May 1999)
  • Use tax code to reinforce families. (Sep 1994)
Ted Strickland on Families & Children
Democratic Governor; previously Representative (OH-6): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Ted Strickland 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)
  • Rated 23% by the Christian Coalition: an anti-Family-Value voting record. (Dec 2003)
Bob Taft on Families & Children
Republican OH Governor: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Bob Taft on other issues.
  • Encourage fathers' participation in child-raising. (Sep 2001)
  • Federal funds & state involvement in fatherhood initiatives. (Aug 2001)
Kevin Coughlin on Families & Children
Former Republican Senate Primary Challenger (2012): Click here for Kevin Coughlin on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Michael Pryce on Families & Children
Republican Challenger (lost 2012 primary): Click here for Michael Pryce on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Steve Austria on Families & Children
Republican (Retiring 2012) (District 7): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Steve Austria on other issues.
  • Voted NO on four weeks of paid parental leave for federal employees. (Jun 2009)
Dennis Kucinich on Families & Children
Democratic Representative (OH-10): Click here for 12 full quotes OR click here for Dennis Kucinich on other issues.
  • Teach principles of compassion to reduce domestic violence. (Jun 2007)
  • Dept. of Peace should address all forms of violence. (Aug 2003)
  • Dept. of Peace would address violence at home. (Jun 2002)
  • 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)
  • Rated 25% 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)
  • Teach teens about both abstinence & contraception. (Mar 2009)
  • Fund 2,500 Boys and Girls Clubs in underserved areas. (Dec 1997)
Jean Schmidt on Families & Children
Republican Representative (OH-2): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Jean Schmidt on other issues.
  • Voted NO on four weeks of paid parental leave for federal employees. (Jun 2009)
Frank Cremeans on Families & Children
Republican Former (1994-) (District 6): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Frank Cremeans on other issues.
  • Use tax code to reinforce families. (Sep 1994)
Mike DeWine on Families & Children
Former Republican Senator (lost re-election, 2006): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Mike DeWine on other issues.
  • Voted NO on killing restrictions on violent videos to minors. (May 1999)
  • Rated 100% by the Christian Coalition: a pro-Family-Value voting record. (Dec 2003)
Eric Fingerhut on Families & Children
2004 former Democratic challenger; previously US Rep: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Eric Fingerhut on other issues.
  • TV shows should have explicit viewer advisories. (Jun 1993)
Paul Gillmor on Families & Children
Republican (Deceased 2007) (District 5): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Paul Gillmor 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 84% by the Christian Coalition: a pro-Family-Value voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Use tax code to reinforce families. (Sep 1994)
John Glenn on Families & Children
Democratic Senator (Former): Click here for John Glenn on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Tony Hall on Families & Children
Democrat (until 2002) (District 3): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Tony Hall on other issues.
  • Voted NO on reducing Marriage Tax by $399B over 10 years. (Mar 2001)
Martin Hoke on Families & Children
Republican Former (1994-) (District 10): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Martin Hoke on other issues.
  • Use tax code to reinforce families. (Sep 1994)
Jennifer Brunner on Families & Children
2010 Dem. Senate Challenger; currently Secretary of State: Click here for Jennifer Brunner on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Eric Deaton on Families & Children
2010 Constitution Party challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Eric Deaton on other issues.
  • Promote Family Values and Preserve the American Lifestyle. (Feb 2010)
Steven Driehaus on Families & Children
Democrat (until 2010) (District 1): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Steven Driehaus on other issues.
  • Voted YES on four weeks of paid parental leave for federal employees. (Jun 2009)
Lee Fisher on Families & Children
2010 Democratic Senate Challenger; currently Lt. Gov.: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Lee Fisher on other issues.
  • Wrote Ohio's Missing Children law & Clearinghouse. (Dec 2009)
Paul Hackett on Families & Children
Democratic challenger: Click here for Paul Hackett on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Dave Hobson on Families & Children
Republican Representative (OH-7): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Dave Hobson 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 76% by the Christian Coalition: a pro-Family-Value voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Use tax code to reinforce families. (Sep 1994)
Stephanie Tubbs Jones on Families & Children
Democratic Representative (OH-11): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Stephanie Tubbs Jones on other issues.
  • 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 8% by the Christian Coalition: an anti-Family-Value voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Supported funding child care, child health, & child housing. (Jul 1999)
John Kasich on Families & Children
Republican Governor; previously Representative (OH-12); 2000 candidate for President: Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for John Kasich on other issues.
  • Being a father is all about setting an example. (May 2006)
  • Yesterday's R movies have become today's PG fare. (May 2006)
  • Expand day-care choices; remove subsidy restrictions. (May 1999)
  • “Family-friendly” flex-time helps parents and business. (May 1999)
  • Restrict liability lawsuits to allow more on-site day-care. (May 1999)
  • Entertainment should not sabotage American culture. (May 1999)
  • Use tax code to reinforce families. (Sep 1994)
Mary Jo Kilroy on Families & Children
Democrat (until 2010) (District 15): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Mary Jo Kilroy on other issues.
  • Voted YES on four weeks of paid parental leave for federal employees. (Jun 2009)
  • Increase number of children eligible for free school meals. (Oct 2009)
Michael Oxley on Families & Children
Republican (District 4): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Michael Oxley 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 76% by the Christian Coalition: a pro-Family-Value voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Use tax code to reinforce families. (Sep 1994)
Ralph Regula on Families & Children
Republican Representative (OH-16): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Ralph Regula 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)
  • Member of the Missing & Exploited Children's Caucus. (Jan 2001)
  • Rated 84% by the Christian Coalition: a pro-Family-Value voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Permanent crime database for volunteers with kids. (Jul 2008)
  • Use tax code to reinforce families. (Sep 1994)
Tom Sawyer on Families & Children
Democrat (District 14): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Tom Sawyer on other issues.
  • Voted NO on reducing Marriage Tax by $399B over 10 years. (Mar 2001)
Zack Space on Families & Children
Democrat: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Zack Space on other issues.
  • Voted YES on four weeks of paid parental leave for federal employees. (Jun 2009)
Louis Stokes on Families & Children
Democrat (retired 1998) (District 21): Click here for Louis Stokes on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Jim Traficant on Families & Children
Democrat (District 17): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Jim Traficant on other issues.
  • Voted YES on reducing Marriage Tax by $399B over 10 years. (Mar 2001)
George Voinovich on Families & Children
Republican Sr Senator (OH): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for George Voinovich on other issues.
  • Voted YES on killing restrictions on violent videos to minors. (May 1999)
  • Rated 100% by the Christian Coalition: a pro-Family-Value voting record. (Dec 2003)
Charlie Wilson on Families & Children
Democrat: Click here for Charlie Wilson on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Sherrod Brown on Families & Children
Democratic Sr Senator; previously Representative (OH-13): Click here for 8 full quotes OR click here for Sherrod Brown 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)
  • Rated 23% 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. (Jan 2013)
  • Teach teens about both abstinence & contraception. (Mar 2009)
Bob Ney on Families & Children
Republican Representative (OH-18): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Bob Ney 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 83% by the Christian Coalition: a pro-Family-Value voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Use tax code to reinforce families. (Sep 1994)
Rob Portman on Families & Children
Republican Jr Senator; previously Representative (OH-2): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Rob Portman 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 92% by the Christian Coalition: a pro-Family-Value voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Use tax code to reinforce families. (Sep 1994)
  • TV shows should have explicit viewer advisories. (Jun 1993)
Deborah Pryce on Families & Children
Republican Representative (OH-15): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Deborah Pryce 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)
  • Member of the Missing & Exploited Children's Caucus. (Jan 2001)
  • Rated 61% by the Christian Coalition: mixed voting record on Family Values. (Dec 2003)
  • Use tax code to reinforce families. (Sep 1994)
  • Supported funding child care, child health, & child housing. (Jul 1999)
Ted Strickland on Families & Children
Democratic Governor; previously Representative (OH-6): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Ted Strickland 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)
  • Rated 23% by the Christian Coalition: an anti-Family-Value voting record. (Dec 2003)

                                                                                                                                                                               
  


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