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Jay Inslee on Families & Children
Democratic Representative (WA-1): Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for Jay Inslee 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 NO on reducing Marriage Tax by $399B over 10 years. (Mar 2001)
  • Give parents tools to balance work and family. (Aug 2000)
  • Rated 15% by the Christian Coalition: an anti-Family-Value voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Sex Ed including both abstinence and contraception. (Mar 2009)
  • TV shows should have explicit viewer advisories. (Jun 1993)

Senate:

WA 2012: 2012 WA Senate Debates


Michael Baumgartner on Families & Children
Republican Challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Michael Baumgartner on other issues.
  • No unfettered teen access to emergency contraceptive Plan B. (Apr 2012)
Maria Cantwell on Families & Children
Democratic Jr Senator (WA): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Maria Cantwell on other issues.
  • Give parents tools to balance work and family. (Aug 2000)
  • Small Business loans for child care businesses. (Apr 2003)
  • Rated 0% 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. (Jan 2013)
  • Teach teens about both abstinence & contraception. (Mar 2009)
Patty Murray on Families & Children
Democratic Sr Senator (WA): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Patty Murray on other issues.
  • Voted YES on killing restrictions on violent videos to minors. (May 1999)
  • Small Business loans for child care businesses. (Apr 2003)
  • Rated 0% 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. (Jan 2013)
  • Teach teens about both abstinence & contraception. (Mar 2009)

House:


Suzan DelBene on Families & Children
Democrat (District 1): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Suzan DelBene on other issues.
  • More funding & services for victims of domestic violence. (Jan 2013)
Doc Hastings on Families & Children
Republican Representative (WA-4): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Doc Hastings 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 92% by the Christian Coalition: a pro-Family-Value voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Use tax code to reinforce families. (Sep 1994)
Denny Heck on Families & Children
Democrat (District 10): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Denny Heck on other issues.
  • More funding & services for victims of domestic violence. (Jan 2013)
Jaime Herrera on Families & Children
Republican (District 3): Click here for Jaime Herrera on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Derek Kilmer on Families & Children
Democrat (District 6): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Derek Kilmer on other issues.
  • More funding & services for victims of domestic violence. (Jan 2013)
Rick Larsen on Families & Children
Democratic Representative (WA-2): Click here for 8 full quotes OR click here for Rick Larsen 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)
  • Give parents tools to balance work and family. (Aug 2000)
  • Rated 15% 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. (Jan 2013)
  • Teach teens about both abstinence & contraception. (Mar 2009)
Jim McDermott on Families & Children
Democratic Representative (WA-7): Click here for 10 full quotes OR click here for Jim McDermott on other issues.
  • 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 7% by the Christian Coalition: an anti-Family-Value voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Ban high lead levels in children's toys. (Nov 2005)
  • Permanent crime database for volunteers with kids. (Jul 2008)
  • 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)
Cathy McMorris-Rodgers on Families & Children
Republican: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Cathy McMorris-Rodgers on other issues.
  • Voted NO on four weeks of paid parental leave for federal employees. (Jun 2009)
David Adam Smith on Families & Children
Democratic Representative (WA-9): Click here for 8 full quotes OR click here for David Adam Smith 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)
  • Give parents tools to balance work and family. (Aug 2000)
  • Rated 10% 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. (Jan 2013)
  • Teach teens about both abstinence & contraception. (Mar 2009)

Former candidates & officeholders:


Christine Gregoire on Families & Children
Democratic WA Governor: Click here for Christine Gregoire on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Norm Dicks on Families & Children
Democratic Representative (WA-6): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Norm Dicks 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 NO on reducing Marriage Tax by $399B over 10 years. (Mar 2001)
  • Rated 0% by the Christian Coalition: an anti-Family-Value voting record. (Dec 2003)
Jay Inslee on Families & Children
Democratic Representative (WA-1): Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for Jay Inslee 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 NO on reducing Marriage Tax by $399B over 10 years. (Mar 2001)
  • Give parents tools to balance work and family. (Aug 2000)
  • Rated 15% by the Christian Coalition: an anti-Family-Value voting record. (Dec 2003)
  • Sex Ed including both abstinence and contraception. (Mar 2009)
  • TV shows should have explicit viewer advisories. (Jun 1993)
Dave Reichert on Families & Children
Republican Representative (WA-8): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Dave Reichert on other issues.
  • Voted YES on four weeks of paid parental leave for federal employees. (Jun 2009)
Gary Locke on Families & Children
Former Democratic Governor (1997-2004); Cabinet (Commerce): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Gary Locke on other issues.
  • Encourage fathers' participation in child-raising. (Sep 2001)
  • Federal funds & state involvement in fatherhood initiatives. (Aug 2001)
Jennifer Dunn on Families & Children
Republican (Until 2004) (District 8): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Jennifer Dunn 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)
  • Use tax code to reinforce families. (Sep 1994)
  • Supported funding child care, child health, & child housing. (Jul 1999)
Slade Gorton on Families & Children
Republican Senator (Former): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Slade Gorton on other issues.
  • Voted YES on killing restrictions on violent videos to minors. (May 1999)
George Nethercutt on Families & Children
2004 former Republican challenger; US Representative: Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for George Nethercutt 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)
George Nethercutt on Families & Children
Republican (Until 2004) (District 5): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for George Nethercutt 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)
Linda Smith on Families & Children
Republican Former (1994-) (District 3): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Linda Smith on other issues.
  • Use tax code to reinforce families. (Sep 1994)
Randy Tate on Families & Children
Republican Former (1994-) (District 9): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Randy Tate on other issues.
  • Use tax code to reinforce families. (Sep 1994)
Rick White on Families & Children
Republican Former (1994-) (District 1): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Rick White on other issues.
  • Use tax code to reinforce families. (Sep 1994)
Brian Baird on Families & Children
Democratic Representative (WA-3): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Brian Baird 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)
  • Give parents tools to balance work and family. (Aug 2000)
  • Rated 7% by the Christian Coalition: an anti-Family-Value voting record. (Dec 2003)
Bruce Guthrie on Families & Children
Libertarian Challenger: Click here for Bruce Guthrie on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Brad Klippert on Families & Children
Republican Challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Brad Klippert on other issues.
  • Supports traditional family unit with traditional values. (Jan 2006)
John Koster on Families & Children
Republican Challenger 2010 (District 2): Click here for John Koster on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Mike McGavick on Families & Children
Republican challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Mike McGavick on other issues.
  • Campaign focus on providing children a better & safer life. (Oct 2005)
Jack Metcalf on Families & Children
Republican (District 2): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Jack Metcalf on other issues.
  • Use tax code to reinforce families. (Sep 1994)
Dino Rossi on Families & Children
Republican Challenger (2010): Click here for Dino Rossi on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Al Swift on Families & Children
Democrat (retired 1994) (District 2): Click here for Al Swift on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Jolene Unsoeld on Families & Children
Democrat (retired 1994) (District 3): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Jolene Unsoeld on other issues.
  • TV shows should have explicit viewer advisories. (Jun 1993)

                                                                                                                                                                               
  


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