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Nikki Haley on Jobs
Republican Governor: Click here for 9 full quotes OR click here for Nikki Haley on other issues.
  • Fought unionization; new jobs in 45 of 46 counties. (Jan 2013)
  • Non-union Boeing jobs in SC did not cost one union job in WA. (Aug 2012)
  • Right-to-work helps Boeing deliver jets despite strikes. (Apr 2012)
  • Pledge that every citizen who wants a job, has a job. (Jan 2012)
  • We pushed back & NLRB dropped its frivolous Boeing lawsuit. (Jan 2012)
  • ReadySC: work force training; vocational & technical college. (Jan 2012)
  • I love that we are one of the least unionized states. (Jan 2012)
  • No unemployment benefits for workers on strike. (Jan 2012)
  • NLRB vs. Boeing is "direct attack on what America is". (Nov 2011)

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Lee Bright on Jobs
Republican Challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Lee Bright on other issues.
  • It's just a myth that government can create jobs. (Nov 2012)
Jim DeMint on Jobs
Republican Jr Senator; previously Representative (SC-4): Click here for 12 full quotes OR click here for Jim DeMint on other issues.
  • Let states opt out of minimum wage. (Oct 2004)
  • Voted NO on extending unemployment benefits from 39 weeks to 59 weeks. (Nov 2008)
  • Voted NO on overriding presidential veto of Farm Bill. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted YES on terminating legal challenges to English-only job rules. (Mar 2008)
  • Voted NO on limiting farm subsidies to people earning under $750,000. (Dec 2007)
  • Voted NO on restricting employer interference in union organizing. (Jun 2007)
  • Voted NO on increasing minimum wage to $7.25. (Feb 2007)
  • Voted YES on raising the minimum wage to $7.25 rather than $6.25. (Mar 2005)
  • Voted YES on end offshore tax havens and promote small business. (Oct 2004)
  • Voted NO on $167B over 10 years for farm price supports. (Oct 2001)
  • Voted YES on zero-funding OSHA's Ergonomics Rules instead of $4.5B. (Mar 2001)
  • Rated 7% by the AFL-CIO, indicating an anti-union voting record. (Dec 2003)
Joyce Dickerson on Jobs
Democratic Senate Challenger: Click here for Joyce Dickerson on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Lindsey Graham on Jobs
Republican Sr Senator; previously Representative (SC-3): Click here for 12 full quotes OR click here for Lindsey Graham on other issues.
  • Biggest business headache is worker's compensation system. (Jan 2014)
  • Voted YES on extending unemployment benefits from 39 weeks to 59 weeks. (Nov 2008)
  • Voted YES on overriding presidential veto of Farm Bill. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted YES on terminating legal challenges to English-only job rules. (Mar 2008)
  • Voted NO on limiting farm subsidies to people earning under $750,000. (Dec 2007)
  • Voted NO on restricting employer interference in union organizing. (Jun 2007)
  • Voted YES on increasing minimum wage to $7.25. (Feb 2007)
  • Voted NO on raising the minimum wage to $7.25 rather than $6.25. (Mar 2005)
  • Voted YES on $167B over 10 years for farm price supports. (Oct 2001)
  • Voted YES on zero-funding OSHA's Ergonomics Rules instead of $4.5B. (Mar 2001)
  • Rated 17% by the AFL-CIO, indicating an anti-union voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Incentives to businesses create jobs & raise wages. (Sep 1994)
Brad Hutto on Jobs
Democratic Challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Brad Hutto on other issues.
  • Raise the minimum wage to $10.10. (Jun 2014)
Nancy Mace on Jobs
Republican Senate challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Nancy Mace on other issues.
  • In order to have jobs, you must have employers. (Jul 2013)
Thomas Ravenel on Jobs
Republican Senate challenger: Click here for Thomas Ravenel on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Tim Scott on Jobs
Republican Senator-Appointee: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Tim Scott on other issues.
  • 2010: Fought the National Labor Relations Board, and won. (Apr 2013)
  • Rated 100% by CEI, indicating a pro-workplace choice voting record. (May 2012)
Jay Stamper on Jobs
Republican Challenger: Click here for Jay Stamper on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Rick Wade on Jobs
Democratic Senate Challenger: Click here for Rick Wade on other issues.
    No stance on record.

House:


James Clyburn on Jobs
Democratic Representative (SC-6): Click here for 16 full quotes OR click here for James Clyburn on other issues.
  • Voted NO on allowing compensatory time off for working overtime. (Apr 2013)
  • Voted YES on extending unemployment benefits from 39 weeks to 59 weeks. (Oct 2008)
  • Voted YES on overriding presidential veto of Farm Bill. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted YES on restricting employer interference in union organizing. (Mar 2007)
  • Voted YES on increasing minimum wage to $7.25. (Jan 2007)
  • Voted YES on end offshore tax havens and promote small business. (Oct 2004)
  • Voted YES on $167B over 10 years for farm price supports. (Oct 2001)
  • Voted YES on zero-funding OSHA's Ergonomics Rules instead of $4.5B. (Mar 2001)
  • Member of the Congressional Rural Caucus. (Jan 2001)
  • Rated 100% by the AFL-CIO, indicating a pro-union voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Allow an Air Traffic Controller's Union. (Jan 2006)
  • Form unions by card-check instead of secret ballot. (Mar 2009)
  • Rated 0% by CEI, indicating a pro-worker rights voting record. (May 2012)
  • Raise the minimum wage to $10.10 per hour by 2016. (Mar 2013)
  • Ban discriminatory compensation; allow 2 years to sue. (Jan 2009)
  • Stronger enforcement against gender-based pay discrimination. (Jan 2009)
Elizabeth Colbert-Busch on Jobs
Democrat (District 1): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Elizabeth Colbert-Busch on other issues.
  • Proud to live in a right-to-work state; keep NLRB away. (Apr 2013)
Jeff Duncan on Jobs
Republican (District 3): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Jeff Duncan on other issues.
  • Voted YES on allowing compensatory time off for working overtime. (Apr 2013)
  • Rated 100% by CEI, indicating a pro-workplace choice voting record. (May 2012)
Trey Gowdy on Jobs
Republican (District 4): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Trey Gowdy on other issues.
  • Voted YES on allowing compensatory time off for working overtime. (Apr 2013)
  • Member of House Education and Labor Committee. (Mar 2011)
  • Rated 100% by CEI, indicating a pro-workplace choice voting record. (May 2012)
Mick Mulvaney on Jobs
Republican (District 5): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Mick Mulvaney on other issues.
  • Voted YES on allowing compensatory time off for working overtime. (Apr 2013)
  • Rated 100% by CEI, indicating a pro-workplace choice voting record. (May 2012)
Tom Rice on Jobs
Republican (District 7): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Tom Rice on other issues.
  • Voted YES on allowing compensatory time off for working overtime. (Apr 2013)
Mark Sanford on Jobs
Republican SC Governor; previously Representative (SC-1): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Mark Sanford on other issues.
  • Incentives to businesses create jobs & raise wages. (Sep 1994)
Tim Scott on Jobs
Republican (Appointed Senator) (District 1): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Tim Scott on other issues.
  • 2010: Fought the National Labor Relations Board, and won. (Apr 2013)
  • Rated 100% by CEI, indicating a pro-workplace choice voting record. (May 2012)
Joe Wilson on Jobs
Republican Representative (SC-2): Click here for 9 full quotes OR click here for Joe Wilson on other issues.
  • Voted YES on allowing compensatory time off for working overtime. (Apr 2013)
  • Voted YES on extending unemployment benefits from 39 weeks to 59 weeks. (Oct 2008)
  • Voted NO on overriding presidential veto of Farm Bill. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted NO on restricting employer interference in union organizing. (Mar 2007)
  • Voted NO on increasing minimum wage to $7.25. (Jan 2007)
  • Voted YES on end offshore tax havens and promote small business. (Oct 2004)
  • Rated 13% by the AFL-CIO, indicating an anti-union voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Member of House Education and Labor Committee. (Mar 2011)
  • Rated 100% by CEI, indicating a pro-workplace choice voting record. (May 2012)

Former candidates & officeholders:


Mark Sanford on Jobs
Republican SC Governor; previously Representative (SC-1): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Mark Sanford on other issues.
  • Incentives to businesses create jobs & raise wages. (Sep 1994)
Jim Hodges on Jobs
Former Democratic Governor (1999-2002): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Jim Hodges on other issues.
  • Full review of farm policy; more state flexibility. (May 2001)
  • More R&D & tax incentives for small farmers. (Sep 2001)
  • Repeal the federal unemployment "temporary surtax". (Feb 2001)
David Beasley on Jobs
2004 former Republican challenger; former Governor: Click here for David Beasley on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Fritz Hollings on Jobs
Former Democratic Sr Senator; retired 2004: Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Fritz Hollings on other issues.
  • Voted YES on repealing Clinton's ergonomic rules on repetitive stress. (Mar 2001)
  • Voted NO on allowing workers to choose between overtime & comp-time. (May 1997)
  • Voted NO on replacing farm price supports. (Feb 1996)
  • Rated 100% by the AFL-CIO, indicating a pro-union voting record. (Dec 2003)
Bob Inglis on Jobs
Republican Representative (SC-4, retook seat in 2004): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Bob Inglis on other issues.
  • Voted NO on extending unemployment benefits from 39 weeks to 59 weeks. (Oct 2008)
  • Voted NO on overriding presidential veto of Farm Bill. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted NO on restricting employer interference in union organizing. (Mar 2007)
  • Voted NO on increasing minimum wage to $7.25. (Jan 2007)
  • Incentives to businesses create jobs & raise wages. (Sep 1994)
Alex Sanders on Jobs
2002 Democratic Candidate (SC): Click here for Alex Sanders on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Inez Tenenbaum on Jobs
2004 former Democratic challenger: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Inez Tenenbaum on other issues.
  • China undermines fair trade. (Jul 2004)
  • Put America First to protect jobs and workers. (Feb 2004)
Strom Thurmond on Jobs
Former Republican Senator: Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Strom Thurmond on other issues.
  • Voted YES on repealing Clinton's ergonomic rules on repetitive stress. (Mar 2001)
  • Voted YES on killing an increase in the minimum wage. (Nov 1999)
  • Voted YES on allowing workers to choose between overtime & comp-time. (May 1997)
  • Voted YES on replacing farm price supports. (Feb 1996)
Gresham Barrett on Jobs
Republican Representative (SC-3): Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for Gresham Barrett on other issues.
  • Voted NO on extending unemployment benefits from 39 weeks to 59 weeks. (Oct 2008)
  • Voted NO on overriding presidential veto of Farm Bill. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted NO on restricting employer interference in union organizing. (Mar 2007)
  • Voted NO on increasing minimum wage to $7.25. (Jan 2007)
  • Voted YES on end offshore tax havens and promote small business. (Oct 2004)
  • Rated 20% by the AFL-CIO, indicating an anti-union voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Allow an Air Traffic Controller's Union. (Jan 2006)
Henry Brown on Jobs
Republican Representative (SC-1): Click here for 8 full quotes OR click here for Henry Brown on other issues.
  • Voted YES on extending unemployment benefits from 39 weeks to 59 weeks. (Oct 2008)
  • Voted YES on overriding presidential veto of Farm Bill. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted NO on restricting employer interference in union organizing. (Mar 2007)
  • Voted NO on increasing minimum wage to $7.25. (Jan 2007)
  • Voted YES on end offshore tax havens and promote small business. (Oct 2004)
  • Voted YES on $167B over 10 years for farm price supports. (Oct 2001)
  • Voted YES on zero-funding OSHA's Ergonomics Rules instead of $4.5B. (Mar 2001)
  • Rated 7% by the AFL-CIO, indicating an anti-union voting record. (Dec 2003)
Michael Cone on Jobs
Democratic Challenger: Click here for Michael Cone on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Bob Conley on Jobs
Democratic Senate challenger: Click here for Bob Conley on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Jim DeMint on Jobs
Republican Jr Senator; previously Representative (SC-4): Click here for 12 full quotes OR click here for Jim DeMint on other issues.
  • Let states opt out of minimum wage. (Oct 2004)
  • Voted NO on extending unemployment benefits from 39 weeks to 59 weeks. (Nov 2008)
  • Voted NO on overriding presidential veto of Farm Bill. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted YES on terminating legal challenges to English-only job rules. (Mar 2008)
  • Voted NO on limiting farm subsidies to people earning under $750,000. (Dec 2007)
  • Voted NO on restricting employer interference in union organizing. (Jun 2007)
  • Voted NO on increasing minimum wage to $7.25. (Feb 2007)
  • Voted YES on raising the minimum wage to $7.25 rather than $6.25. (Mar 2005)
  • Voted YES on end offshore tax havens and promote small business. (Oct 2004)
  • Voted NO on $167B over 10 years for farm price supports. (Oct 2001)
  • Voted YES on zero-funding OSHA's Ergonomics Rules instead of $4.5B. (Mar 2001)
  • Rated 7% by the AFL-CIO, indicating an anti-union voting record. (Dec 2003)
Alvin Greene on Jobs
2010 Democratic Challenger: Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Alvin Greene on other issues.
  • Millionaire senators do not serve hardworking Americans. (Sep 2010)
  • I'll save your job, I'll save your house. (Sep 2010)
  • Let's Get South Carolina Back to Work!. (Jul 2010)
Mark McBride on Jobs
Independent Senate challenger: Click here for Mark McBride on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Mullins McLeod on Jobs
2010 Democratic challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Mullins McLeod on other issues.
  • A Plan for Change: Jobs Matter Most. (Mar 2010)
Floyd Spence on Jobs
Republican (District 2): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Floyd Spence on other issues.
  • Voted YES on zero-funding OSHA's Ergonomics Rules instead of $4.5B. (Mar 2001)
  • Incentives to businesses create jobs & raise wages. (Sep 1994)
John Spratt on Jobs
Democratic Representative (SC-5): Click here for 10 full quotes OR click here for John Spratt on other issues.
  • Voted YES on extending unemployment benefits from 39 weeks to 59 weeks. (Oct 2008)
  • Voted YES on overriding presidential veto of Farm Bill. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted YES on restricting employer interference in union organizing. (Mar 2007)
  • Voted YES on increasing minimum wage to $7.25. (Jan 2007)
  • Voted YES on end offshore tax havens and promote small business. (Oct 2004)
  • Voted YES on $167B over 10 years for farm price supports. (Oct 2001)
  • Voted YES on zero-funding OSHA's Ergonomics Rules instead of $4.5B. (Mar 2001)
  • Member of the Congressional Rural Caucus. (Jan 2001)
  • Rated 100% by the AFL-CIO, indicating a pro-union voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Allow an Air Traffic Controller's Union. (Jan 2006)
Lindsey Graham on Jobs
Republican Sr Senator; previously Representative (SC-3): Click here for 12 full quotes OR click here for Lindsey Graham on other issues.
  • Biggest business headache is worker's compensation system. (Jan 2014)
  • Voted YES on extending unemployment benefits from 39 weeks to 59 weeks. (Nov 2008)
  • Voted YES on overriding presidential veto of Farm Bill. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted YES on terminating legal challenges to English-only job rules. (Mar 2008)
  • Voted NO on limiting farm subsidies to people earning under $750,000. (Dec 2007)
  • Voted NO on restricting employer interference in union organizing. (Jun 2007)
  • Voted YES on increasing minimum wage to $7.25. (Feb 2007)
  • Voted NO on raising the minimum wage to $7.25 rather than $6.25. (Mar 2005)
  • Voted YES on $167B over 10 years for farm price supports. (Oct 2001)
  • Voted YES on zero-funding OSHA's Ergonomics Rules instead of $4.5B. (Mar 2001)
  • Rated 17% by the AFL-CIO, indicating an anti-union voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Incentives to businesses create jobs & raise wages. (Sep 1994)

                                                                                                                                                                               
  


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