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Ken Cuccinelli on Jobs
Republican Challenger : Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Ken Cuccinelli on other issues.
  • Government does not create jobs; people do. (Mar 2013)
  • Workers should not be forced to join unions. (Feb 2013)
Terry McAuliffe on Jobs
Democratic nominee for Governor; previously DNC Chair: Click here for Terry McAuliffe on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Bob McDonnell on Jobs
Republican Governor: Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Bob McDonnell on other issues.
  • $38 million to spur job creation in targeted programs. (Jan 2012)
  • Dignity comes with finding work: our top priority. (Jan 2010)
  • Strongly opposes federal Card Check legislation. (Nov 2009)
  • Strong support for Virginia's Right to Work law. (Jul 2009)
Robert Sarvis on Jobs
Libertarian nominee for Governor: Click here for Robert Sarvis on other issues.
    No stance on record.

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George Allen on Jobs
Republican Senate Challenger: Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for George Allen on other issues.
  • Voted NO on raising the minimum wage to $7.25 rather than $6.25. (Mar 2005)
  • Voted YES on repealing Clinton's ergonomic rules on repetitive stress. (Mar 2001)
  • Rated 0% by the AFL-CIO, indicating an anti-union voting record. (Dec 2003)
Tim Kaine on Jobs
Democratic Senate Challenger; previously Governor: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Tim Kaine on other issues.
  • VA had low unemployment rates during worst of recession. (Sep 2012)
Mark Warner on Jobs
Democratic Jr Senator; previously Governor: Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Mark Warner on other issues.
  • Bring high-tech, well-paying jobs to small towns. (Aug 2008)
  • Gilmore opposed helping Tultex, despite Assembly’s support. (Jul 2008)
  • No employment discrimination based on sexual orientation. (Mar 2008)
  • Increase minimum wage; support homeless job training. (Jul 1996)
  • Ban discriminatory compensation; allow 2 years to sue. (Jan 2009)
James Webb on Jobs
Democratic Sr Senator: Click here for 8 full quotes OR click here for James Webb on other issues.
  • I will lead the ANTI out-sourcing of American jobs. (Apr 2006)
  • 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 NO on terminating legal challenges to English-only job rules. (Mar 2008)
  • Voted YES on limiting farm subsidies to people earning under $750,000. (Dec 2007)
  • Voted YES on restricting employer interference in union organizing. (Jun 2007)
  • Voted YES on increasing minimum wage to $7.25. (Feb 2007)
  • Ban discriminatory compensation; allow 2 years to sue. (Jan 2009)

House:


Eric Cantor on Jobs
Republican Representative (VA-7): Click here for 12 full quotes OR click here for Eric Cantor on other issues.
  • Government doesn't create jobs; private business does. (Sep 2010)
  • 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)
  • 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 0% by the AFL-CIO, indicating an anti-union voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Rated 100% by CEI, indicating a pro-workplace choice voting record. (May 2012)
Gerry Connolly on Jobs
Democrat (District 11): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Gerry Connolly on other issues.
  • Voted NO on allowing compensatory time off for working overtime. (Apr 2013)
  • Form unions by card-check instead of secret ballot. (Mar 2009)
  • Rated 0% by CEI, indicating a pro-worker rights voting record. (May 2012)
  • Ban discriminatory compensation; allow 2 years to sue. (Jan 2009)
  • Stronger enforcement against gender-based pay discrimination. (Jan 2009)
Randy Forbes on Jobs
Republican Representative (VA-4): Click here for 8 full quotes OR click here for Randy Forbes 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 YES on overriding presidential veto of Farm Bill. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted NO 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)
  • Rated 7% by the AFL-CIO, indicating an anti-union voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Rated 100% by CEI, indicating a pro-workplace choice voting record. (May 2012)
Bob Goodlatte on Jobs
Republican Representative (VA-6): Click here for 13 full quotes OR click here for Bob Goodlatte 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 YES on overriding presidential veto of Farm Bill. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted NO 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 7% by the AFL-CIO, indicating an anti-union voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Leader of House Committee on Agriculture. (Mar 2011)
  • Rated 100% by CEI, indicating a pro-workplace choice voting record. (May 2012)
  • Incentives to businesses create jobs & raise wages. (Sep 1994)
Morgan Griffith on Jobs
Republican (District 9): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Morgan Griffith 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)
Robert Hurt on Jobs
Republican (District 5): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Robert Hurt 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)
James Moran on Jobs
Democratic Representative (VA-8): Click here for 13 full quotes OR click here for James Moran on other issues.
  • Voted NO on allowing compensatory time off for working overtime. (Apr 2013)
  • 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 NO 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 NO on zero-funding OSHA's Ergonomics Rules instead of $4.5B. (Mar 2001)
  • Rated 86% 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)
  • Ban discriminatory compensation; allow 2 years to sue. (Jan 2009)
  • Stronger enforcement against gender-based pay discrimination. (Jan 2009)
Scott Rigell on Jobs
Republican (District 2): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Scott Rigell 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)
Bobby Scott on Jobs
Democratic Representative (VA-3): Click here for 14 full quotes OR click here for Bobby Scott 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 NO 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 NO on zero-funding OSHA's Ergonomics Rules instead of $4.5B. (Mar 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)
  • Member of House Education and Labor Committee. (Mar 2011)
  • Ban discriminatory compensation; allow 2 years to sue. (Jan 2009)
  • Stronger enforcement against gender-based pay discrimination. (Jan 2009)
Robert Wittman on Jobs
Republican: Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Robert Wittman 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 YES on overriding presidential veto of Farm Bill. (Jun 2008)
  • Rated 100% by CEI, indicating a pro-workplace choice voting record. (May 2012)
Frank Wolf on Jobs
Republican Representative (VA-10): Click here for 10 full quotes OR click here for Frank Wolf 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 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 27% by the AFL-CIO, indicating an anti-union voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Allow an Air Traffic Controller's Union. (Jan 2006)
  • Rated 92% by CEI, indicating a pro-workplace choice voting record. (May 2012)
  • Incentives to businesses create jobs & raise wages. (Sep 1994)

Former candidates & officeholders:


Creigh Deeds on Jobs
Democrat Challenger (2009): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Creigh Deeds on other issues.
  • Tax break for every job created. (Jul 2009)
Tim Kaine on Jobs
Democratic Senate Challenger; previously Governor: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Tim Kaine on other issues.
  • VA had low unemployment rates during worst of recession. (Sep 2012)
Mark Warner on Jobs
Democratic Jr Senator; previously Governor: Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Mark Warner on other issues.
  • Bring high-tech, well-paying jobs to small towns. (Aug 2008)
  • Gilmore opposed helping Tultex, despite Assembly’s support. (Jul 2008)
  • No employment discrimination based on sexual orientation. (Mar 2008)
  • Increase minimum wage; support homeless job training. (Jul 1996)
  • Ban discriminatory compensation; allow 2 years to sue. (Jan 2009)
Tim Donner on Jobs
Former Republican Challenger (2012): Click here for Tim Donner on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Bob Marshall on Jobs
Republican Senate challenger: Click here for Bob Marshall on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Jamie Radtke on Jobs
Former Republican Senate Challenger (2012): Click here for Jamie Radtke on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Mark Earley on Jobs
Republican 2000 Candidate: Click here for Mark Earley on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Jim Gilmore on Jobs
Senate challenger 2008; previously Republican Governor (VA): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Jim Gilmore on other issues.
  • Oppose making it easier to organize labor unions. (Sep 2008)
  • Warner’s police endorsements come from unionization promise. (Sep 2008)
  • More R&D & tax incentives for small farmers. (Sep 2001)
  • Repeal the federal unemployment "temporary surtax". (Feb 2001)
John Hager on Jobs
GOP 2000 Primary Candidate: Click here for John Hager on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Virgil Goode on Jobs
Republican (Unseated 2008) (District 5): Click here for 9 full quotes OR click here for Virgil Goode on other issues.
  • 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 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 20% by the AFL-CIO, indicating an anti-union voting record. (Dec 2003)
Charles Robb on Jobs
Democratic Senator (Former): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Charles Robb on other issues.
  • Voted NO on killing an increase in the minimum wage. (Nov 1999)
  • Voted NO on allowing workers to choose between overtime & comp-time. (May 1997)
  • Voted YES on replacing farm price supports. (Feb 1996)
Edward Schrock on Jobs
Republican (Until 2004) (District 2): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Edward Schrock on other issues.
  • 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 8% by the AFL-CIO, indicating an anti-union voting record. (Dec 2003)
Herb Bateman on Jobs
Republican (District 1): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Herb Bateman on other issues.
  • Incentives to businesses create jobs & raise wages. (Sep 1994)
Tom Bliley on Jobs
Republican (District 7): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Tom Bliley on other issues.
  • Incentives to businesses create jobs & raise wages. (Sep 1994)
Rick Boucher on Jobs
Democratic Representative (VA-9): Click here for 13 full quotes OR click here for Rick Boucher on other issues.
  • 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 NO on zero-funding OSHA's Ergonomics Rules instead of $4.5B. (Mar 2001)
  • Member of the Congressional Rural Caucus. (Jan 2001)
  • Rated 93% 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)
  • Extend unemployment compensation during recession. (Jan 2008)
  • Ban discriminatory compensation; allow 2 years to sue. (Jan 2009)
  • Stronger enforcement against gender-based pay discrimination. (Jan 2009)
Jo Ann Davis on Jobs
Republican (District 1): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Jo Ann Davis on other issues.
  • 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)
  • Rated 27% by the AFL-CIO, indicating an anti-union voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Allow an Air Traffic Controller's Union. (Jan 2006)
Tom Davis on Jobs
Republican Representative (VA-11): Click here for 9 full quotes OR click here for Tom Davis on other issues.
  • 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)
  • 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 15% by the AFL-CIO, indicating an anti-union voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Incentives to businesses create jobs & raise wages. (Sep 1994)
Thelma Drake on Jobs
Republican Representative (VA-2): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Thelma Drake 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)
Jim Gilmore on Jobs
Senate challenger 2008; previously Republican Governor (VA): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Jim Gilmore on other issues.
  • Oppose making it easier to organize labor unions. (Sep 2008)
  • Warner’s police endorsements come from unionization promise. (Sep 2008)
  • More R&D & tax incentives for small farmers. (Sep 2001)
  • Repeal the federal unemployment "temporary surtax". (Feb 2001)
Harris Miller on Jobs
Democratic challenger: Click here for Harris Miller on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Glenn Nye on Jobs
Democrat (until 2010) (District 2): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Glenn Nye on other issues.
  • Ban discriminatory compensation; allow 2 years to sue. (Jan 2009)
  • Stronger enforcement against gender-based pay discrimination. (Jan 2009)
Tom Perriello on Jobs
Democrat (until 2010) (District 5): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Tom Perriello on other issues.
  • Ban discriminatory compensation; allow 2 years to sue. (Jan 2009)
  • Stronger enforcement against gender-based pay discrimination. (Jan 2009)
Owen Pickett on Jobs
Democrat (District 2): Click here for Owen Pickett on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Norman Sisisky on Jobs
Democrat (District 4): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Norman Sisisky on other issues.
  • Voted YES on zero-funding OSHA's Ergonomics Rules instead of $4.5B. (Mar 2001)
John Warner on Jobs
Republican Sr Senator (VA): Click here for 12 full quotes OR click here for John Warner on other issues.
  • 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 YES 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 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)
  • Rated 0% by the AFL-CIO, indicating an anti-union voting record. (Dec 2003)

                                                                                                                                                                               
  


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