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Governor, Mayors and Pundits:


John Kitzhaber on Energy & Oil
Democratic Governor: Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for John Kitzhaber on other issues.
  • Making renewable energy in state also keeps dollars in state. (Apr 2011)
  • Transition away from damaging fossil fuels. (Nov 2010)
  • Voluntary partnerships reduce greenhouse gases economically. (Aug 2000)
  • Kyoto Treaty must include reductions by all countries. (Aug 2000)
  • Federal tax incentives for energy, with state decisions. (Aug 2001)
  • Letter to Congress supporting renewable energy tax credit. (Nov 2011)

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Jason Conger on Energy & Oil
Republican Challenger: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Jason Conger on other issues.
  • Put Oregon at forefront of Green revolution. (Oct 2013)
  • Voted NO on electronic energy efficiency standards. (May 2013)
Jeff Merkley on Energy & Oil
Democratic Jr Senator (OR): Click here for 8 full quotes OR click here for Jeff Merkley on other issues.
  • Cap greenhouse gases with international collaboration. (Sep 2008)
  • Set a 25 percent renewable energy national standard by 2025. (Jun 2008)
  • Invest in research for conservation, alternative energy. (Jun 2008)
  • Sustainable, renewable energy to combat global warming. (Mar 2008)
  • Voted NO on barring EPA from regulating greenhouse gases. (Apr 2011)
  • Voted NO on protecting middle-income taxpayers from a national energy tax. (Apr 2009)
  • Voted NO on requiring full Senate debate and vote on cap-and-trade. (Apr 2009)
  • $5 billion in tax credits for alternative energy projects. (Mar 2011)
Ron Wyden on Energy & Oil
Democratic Sr Senator (OR): Click here for 28 full quotes OR click here for Ron Wyden on other issues.
  • Biomass is a clean energy source & a job machine. (Oct 2010)
  • Voted NO on barring EPA from regulating greenhouse gases. (Apr 2011)
  • Voted YES on protecting middle-income taxpayers from a national energy tax. (Apr 2009)
  • Voted NO on requiring full Senate debate and vote on cap-and-trade. (Apr 2009)
  • Voted YES on tax incentives for energy production and conservation. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted YES on addressing CO2 emissions without considering India & China. (May 2008)
  • Voted YES on removing oil & gas exploration subsidies. (Jun 2007)
  • Voted YES on making oil-producing and exporting cartels illegal. (Jun 2007)
  • Voted YES on factoring global warming into federal project planning. (May 2007)
  • Voted YES on disallowing an oil leasing program in Alaska's ANWR. (Nov 2005)
  • Voted YES on $3.1B for emergency oil assistance for hurricane-hit areas. (Oct 2005)
  • Voted YES on reducing oil usage by 40% by 2025 (instead of 5%). (Jun 2005)
  • Voted YES on banning drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. (Mar 2005)
  • Voted NO on Bush Administration Energy Policy. (Jul 2003)
  • Voted YES on targeting 100,000 hydrogen-powered vehicles by 2010. (Jun 2003)
  • Voted YES on removing consideration of drilling ANWR from budget bill. (Mar 2003)
  • Voted NO on drilling ANWR on national security grounds. (Apr 2002)
  • Voted NO on terminating CAFE standards within 15 months. (Mar 2002)
  • Voted NO on preserving budget for ANWR oil drilling. (Apr 2000)
  • Voted YES on ending discussion of CAFE fuel efficiency standards. (Sep 1999)
  • Voted NO on defunding renewable and solar energy. (Jun 1999)
  • Voted YES on approving a nuclear waste repository. (Apr 1997)
  • Keep climate change in EPA "State of the Environment" report. (Jun 2003)
  • Keep efficient air conditioner rule to conserve energy. (Mar 2004)
  • Rated 100% by the CAF, indicating support for energy independence. (Dec 2006)
  • Designate sensitive ANWR area as protected wilderness. (Nov 2007)
  • Set goal of 25% renewable energy by 2025. (Jan 2007)
  • Let states define stricter-than-federal emission standards. (Jan 2008)

House:


Earl Blumenauer on Energy & Oil
Democratic Representative (OR-3): Click here for 24 full quotes OR click here for Earl Blumenauer on other issues.
  • Voted NO on opening Outer Continental Shelf to oil drilling. (May 2011)
  • Voted NO on barring EPA from regulating greenhouse gases. (Apr 2011)
  • Voted YES on enforcing limits on CO2 global warming pollution. (Jun 2009)
  • Voted YES on tax credits for renewable electricity, with PAYGO offsets. (Sep 2008)
  • Voted YES on tax incentives for energy production and conservation. (May 2008)
  • Voted YES on tax incentives for renewable energy. (Feb 2008)
  • Voted YES on investing in homegrown biofuel. (Aug 2007)
  • Voted YES on criminalizing oil cartels like OPEC. (May 2007)
  • Voted YES on removing oil & gas exploration subsidies. (Jan 2007)
  • Voted YES on keeping moratorium on drilling for oil offshore. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted NO on scheduling permitting for new oil refinieries. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted NO on authorizing construction of new oil refineries. (Oct 2005)
  • Voted NO on passage of the Bush Administration national energy policy. (Jun 2004)
  • Voted NO on implementing Bush-Cheney national energy policy. (Nov 2003)
  • Voted YES on raising CAFE standards; incentives for alternative fuels. (Aug 2001)
  • Voted YES on prohibiting oil drilling & development in ANWR. (Aug 2001)
  • Voted YES on starting implementation of Kyoto Protocol. (Jun 2000)
  • Preserve Alaska's ANWR instead of drilling it. (Feb 2001)
  • Establish greenhouse gas tradeable allowances. (Feb 2005)
  • Rated 83% by the CAF, indicating support for energy independence. (Dec 2006)
  • Sign on to UN Framework Convention on Climate Change. (Jan 2007)
  • Require 80% fuel-choice vehicles by 2018. (May 2011)
  • Extend through 2016 the renewable energy tax credit. (Nov 2011)
  • Let states define stricter-than-federal emission standards. (Jan 2008)
Suzanne Bonamici on Energy & Oil
Democrat (District 1): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Suzanne Bonamici on other issues.
  • Climate change is a real threat. (Jan 2012)
Peter Defazio on Energy & Oil
Democratic Representative (OR-4): Click here for 21 full quotes OR click here for Peter Defazio on other issues.
  • Voted NO on opening Outer Continental Shelf to oil drilling. (May 2011)
  • Voted NO on barring EPA from regulating greenhouse gases. (Apr 2011)
  • Voted NO on enforcing limits on CO2 global warming pollution. (Jun 2009)
  • Voted NO on tax credits for renewable electricity, with PAYGO offsets. (Sep 2008)
  • Voted YES on tax incentives for energy production and conservation. (May 2008)
  • Voted YES on tax incentives for renewable energy. (Feb 2008)
  • Voted YES on investing in homegrown biofuel. (Aug 2007)
  • Voted YES on criminalizing oil cartels like OPEC. (May 2007)
  • Voted YES on removing oil & gas exploration subsidies. (Jan 2007)
  • Voted NO on keeping moratorium on drilling for oil offshore. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted NO on scheduling permitting for new oil refinieries. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted NO on authorizing construction of new oil refineries. (Oct 2005)
  • Voted NO on passage of the Bush Administration national energy policy. (Jun 2004)
  • Voted NO on implementing Bush-Cheney national energy policy. (Nov 2003)
  • Voted YES on raising CAFE standards; incentives for alternative fuels. (Aug 2001)
  • Voted YES on prohibiting oil drilling & development in ANWR. (Aug 2001)
  • Voted YES on starting implementation of Kyoto Protocol. (Jun 2000)
  • Regulate wholesale electricity & gas prices. (Mar 2001)
  • Preserve Alaska's ANWR instead of drilling it. (Feb 2001)
  • Rated 100% by the CAF, indicating support for energy independence. (Dec 2006)
  • Let states define stricter-than-federal emission standards. (Jan 2008)
Kurt Schrader on Energy & Oil
Democrat (District 5): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Kurt Schrader on other issues.
  • Increase domestic energy production. (Nov 2008)
  • Voted NO on opening Outer Continental Shelf to oil drilling. (May 2011)
  • Voted YES on barring EPA from regulating greenhouse gases. (Apr 2011)
  • Voted YES on enforcing limits on CO2 global warming pollution. (Jun 2009)
  • Include agricultural products in renewable fuels. (May 2009)
Greg Walden on Energy & Oil
Republican Representative (OR-2): Click here for 21 full quotes OR click here for Greg Walden on other issues.
  • Voted YES on opening Outer Continental Shelf to oil drilling. (May 2011)
  • Voted YES on barring EPA from regulating greenhouse gases. (Apr 2011)
  • Voted NO on enforcing limits on CO2 global warming pollution. (Jun 2009)
  • Voted NO on tax credits for renewable electricity, with PAYGO offsets. (Sep 2008)
  • Voted NO on tax incentives for energy production and conservation. (May 2008)
  • Voted NO on tax incentives for renewable energy. (Feb 2008)
  • Voted NO on investing in homegrown biofuel. (Aug 2007)
  • Voted YES on criminalizing oil cartels like OPEC. (May 2007)
  • Voted NO on removing oil & gas exploration subsidies. (Jan 2007)
  • Voted NO on keeping moratorium on drilling for oil offshore. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted YES on scheduling permitting for new oil refinieries. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted YES on authorizing construction of new oil refineries. (Oct 2005)
  • Voted YES on passage of the Bush Administration national energy policy. (Jun 2004)
  • Voted YES on implementing Bush-Cheney national energy policy. (Nov 2003)
  • Voted NO on raising CAFE standards; incentives for alternative fuels. (Aug 2001)
  • Voted NO on prohibiting oil drilling & development in ANWR. (Aug 2001)
  • Voted NO on starting implementation of Kyoto Protocol. (Jun 2000)
  • Rated 0% by the CAF, indicating opposition to energy independence. (Dec 2006)
  • Bar greenhouse gases from Clean Air Act rules. (Jan 2009)
  • Signed the No Climate Tax Pledge by AFP. (Aug 2012)
  • Member of House Committee on Energy and Commerce. (Mar 2011)

Former candidates & officeholders:


Ted Kulongoski on Energy & Oil
Democratic OR Governor: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Ted Kulongoski on other issues.
  • Energy Star to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. (Nov 2006)
David Wu on Energy & Oil
Democratic Representative (OR-1): Click here for 21 full quotes OR click here for David Wu on other issues.
  • Voted NO on opening Outer Continental Shelf to oil drilling. (May 2011)
  • Voted NO on barring EPA from regulating greenhouse gases. (Apr 2011)
  • Voted YES on enforcing limits on CO2 global warming pollution. (Jun 2009)
  • Voted YES on tax credits for renewable electricity, with PAYGO offsets. (Sep 2008)
  • Voted YES on tax incentives for energy production and conservation. (May 2008)
  • Voted YES on tax incentives for renewable energy. (Feb 2008)
  • Voted YES on investing in homegrown biofuel. (Aug 2007)
  • Voted YES on criminalizing oil cartels like OPEC. (May 2007)
  • Voted YES on removing oil & gas exploration subsidies. (Jan 2007)
  • Voted YES on keeping moratorium on drilling for oil offshore. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted NO on scheduling permitting for new oil refinieries. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted NO on authorizing construction of new oil refineries. (Oct 2005)
  • Voted NO on passage of the Bush Administration national energy policy. (Jun 2004)
  • Voted NO on implementing Bush-Cheney national energy policy. (Nov 2003)
  • Voted YES on raising CAFE standards; incentives for alternative fuels. (Aug 2001)
  • Voted YES on prohibiting oil drilling & development in ANWR. (Aug 2001)
  • Voted YES on starting implementation of Kyoto Protocol. (Jun 2000)
  • Supports tradable emissions permits for greenhouse gases. (Aug 2000)
  • Preserve Alaska's ANWR instead of drilling it. (Feb 2001)
  • Rated 100% by the CAF, indicating support for energy independence. (Dec 2006)
  • Let states define stricter-than-federal emission standards. (Jan 2008)
Bill Bradbury on Energy & Oil
2002 Democratic Senate Challenger (OR): Click here for Bill Bradbury on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Bruce Broussard on Energy & Oil
Former Republican challenger (2004): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Bruce Broussard on other issues.
  • Team with business for hybrid vehicles and renewables. (Aug 2004)
Wes Cooley on Energy & Oil
Republican Former (1994-) (District 2): Click here for Wes Cooley on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Mark Hatfield on Energy & Oil
Republican Senator (Former): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Mark Hatfield on other issues.
  • Nuclear power is our greatest environmental problem. (Nov 1998)
  • Voted NO on do not require ethanol in gasoline. (Aug 1994)
  • Let states decide on federal dam decisions. (Aug 1979)
Al King on Energy & Oil
2004 former Republican challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Al King on other issues.
  • Open ANWR; develop coal and oil. (Aug 2004)
Bob Packwood on Energy & Oil
Republican Senator (Former): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Bob Packwood on other issues.
  • Voted YES on do not require ethanol in gasoline. (Aug 1994)
Dave Brownlow on Energy & Oil
Constitution Party Senate Challenger: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Dave Brownlow on other issues.
  • Augment coal & oil with alternatives. (Jun 2008)
  • Global Warming is all a hoax. (Jun 2008)
John Frohnmayer on Energy & Oil
Independent Challenger: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for John Frohnmayer on other issues.
  • Reduce dependence on oil; invest in wind, Waves, & biomass. (Jun 2008)
  • Raise Federal gasoline taxes to pay for high speed rail. (May 2008)
Elizabeth Furse on Energy & Oil
Democrat (District 1): Click here for Elizabeth Furse on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Darlene Hooley on Energy & Oil
Democratic Representative (OR-5): Click here for 17 full quotes OR click here for Darlene Hooley on other issues.
  • Voted YES on tax credits for renewable electricity, with PAYGO offsets. (Sep 2008)
  • Voted YES on tax incentives for energy production and conservation. (May 2008)
  • Voted YES on tax incentives for renewable energy. (Feb 2008)
  • Voted YES on investing in homegrown biofuel. (Aug 2007)
  • Voted YES on criminalizing oil cartels like OPEC. (May 2007)
  • Voted YES on removing oil & gas exploration subsidies. (Jan 2007)
  • Voted YES on keeping moratorium on drilling for oil offshore. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted NO on scheduling permitting for new oil refinieries. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted NO on authorizing construction of new oil refineries. (Oct 2005)
  • Voted NO on passage of the Bush Administration national energy policy. (Jun 2004)
  • Voted NO on implementing Bush-Cheney national energy policy. (Nov 2003)
  • Voted YES on raising CAFE standards; incentives for alternative fuels. (Aug 2001)
  • Voted YES on prohibiting oil drilling & development in ANWR. (Aug 2001)
  • Voted YES on starting implementation of Kyoto Protocol. (Jun 2000)
  • Supports tradable emissions permits for greenhouse gases. (Aug 2000)
  • Preserve Alaska's ANWR instead of drilling it. (Feb 2001)
  • Rated 100% by the CAF, indicating support for energy independence. (Dec 2006)
Jim Huffman on Energy & Oil
2010 Republican Challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Jim Huffman on other issues.
  • Cap & Trade scheme would produce ruinous uncertainty. (Jul 2010)
Steve Novick on Energy & Oil
Democratic Challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Steve Novick on other issues.
  • Comprehensive approach to reduce global warming. (Apr 2008)
Gordon Harold Smith on Energy & Oil
Republican Jr Senator (OR): Click here for 22 full quotes OR click here for Gordon Harold Smith on other issues.
  • Voted YES on tax incentives for energy production and conservation. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted YES on addressing CO2 emissions without considering India & China. (May 2008)
  • Voted YES on removing oil & gas exploration subsidies. (Jun 2007)
  • Voted YES on making oil-producing and exporting cartels illegal. (Jun 2007)
  • Voted YES on factoring global warming into federal project planning. (May 2007)
  • Voted YES on disallowing an oil leasing program in Alaska's ANWR. (Nov 2005)
  • Voted NO on $3.1B for emergency oil assistance for hurricane-hit areas. (Oct 2005)
  • Voted NO on reducing oil usage by 40% by 2025 (instead of 5%). (Jun 2005)
  • Voted YES on banning drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. (Mar 2005)
  • Voted YES on Bush Administration Energy Policy. (Jul 2003)
  • Voted YES on targeting 100,000 hydrogen-powered vehicles by 2010. (Jun 2003)
  • Voted YES on removing consideration of drilling ANWR from budget bill. (Mar 2003)
  • Voted NO on drilling ANWR on national security grounds. (Apr 2002)
  • Voted NO on terminating CAFE standards within 15 months. (Mar 2002)
  • Voted YES on preserving budget for ANWR oil drilling. (Apr 2000)
  • Voted YES on ending discussion of CAFE fuel efficiency standards. (Sep 1999)
  • Voted NO on defunding renewable and solar energy. (Jun 1999)
  • Voted YES on approving a nuclear waste repository. (Apr 1997)
  • Keep efficient air conditioner rule to conserve energy. (Mar 2004)
  • Sponsored bill raising CAFE by a 4% per year until 2018. (Jul 2006)
  • Rated 50% by CAF, indicating a mixed record on energy independence. (Dec 2006)
  • Supports immediate reductions in greenhouse gases. (Sep 1998)

                                                                                                                                                                               
  


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