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10-AFP on Nov 2, 2010

Political Group Ratings: the No Climate Tax Pledge
Source: AFP website
No Climate Tax Pledge: "I pledge to the taxpayers of my state, and to the American people, that I will oppose any legislation relating to climate change that includes a net increase in government revenue."

Sponsoring organizations: Competitive Enterprise Institute (CEU); National Taxpayers Union (NTU); Institute for Liberty Americans for Prosperity (AFP) is a nationwide organization of citizen-leaders committed to advancing every individual's right to economic freedom and opportunity. AFP believes reducing the size and intrusiveness of government is the best way to promote individual productivity and prosperity for all Americans. Americans for Prosperity's statement on their pledge and nationwide support:

"AFP educates and engages citizens to support restraining state and federal government growth and returning government to its constitutional limits. AFP is more than 1.6 million activists strong, with activists in all 50 states. AFP has 31 state chapters and affiliates. More than 70,000 Americans in all 50 states have made a financial contribution to AFP or AFP Foundation. For more information, visit AmericansForProsperity.org"

    Participating counts on VoteMatch question 18. Question 18: Prioritize green energy Scores: -2=Strongly oppose; -1=Oppose; 0=neutral; 1=Support; 2=Strongly support.
  • Topic: Energy & Oil
  • Headline: Signed the No Climate Tax Pledge by AFP (Score: -2)

  • Key for participation codes:
  • Sponsorships: p=sponsored; o=co-sponsored; s=signed
  • Memberships: c=chair; m=member; e=endorsed; f=profiled; s=scored
  • Resolutions: i=introduced; w=wrote; a=adopted
  • Cases: w=wrote; j=joined; d=dissented; c=concurred
  • Surveys: '+' supports; '-' opposes.

Democrats participating in 10-AFP

Parker Griffith s1sAL Democratic Challenger for Governor 
Ralph Moody Hall s1sTexas Democrat until 2004; now GOP 

Republicans participating in 10-AFP

Sandy Adams s1sFlorida Republican (Lost 2012 primary) 
Todd Akin s1sMissouri Republican (Senate run 2012) 
Justin Amash s1sMichigan Republican 
Kelly Ayotte s1sNH Republican Jr Senator 
Lou Barletta s1sPennsylvania Republican 
Andy Barr s1sKentucky RepublicanAug 31, 2012
Gresham Barrett s1sSouth Carolina Republican (until 2010) 
Roscoe Bartlett s1sMaryland Republican 
Joe Linus Barton s1sTexas Republican 
Charlie Bass s1sNew Hampshire Republican (Retired 2012) 
Dan Benishek s1sMichigan Republican 
Rick Berg s1sND Republican Challenger 
Gus Bilirakis s1sFlorida Republican 
Rob Bishop s1sUtah Republican 
Diane Black s1sTennessee Republican 
Roy Blunt s1sMissouri Republican (until 2010) 
John Boehner s1sOhio Republican 
John Boozman s1sAR Republican Jr Senator 
Mo Brooks s1sAlabama Republican 
Paul Broun s1sGA Republican Challenger 
Sam Brownback s1sKS Republican Governor 
Larry Bucshon s1sIndiana Republican 
Ann Marie Buerkle s1sNew York Republican 
Richard Burr s1sNC Republican Sr Senator; previously Representative 
Dan Burton s1sIndiana Republican (Retiring 2012) 
John Campbell s1sCalifornia Republican (retiring 2014) 
Quico Canseco s1sTexas Republican 
Eric Cantor s1sVirginia Republican 
John Carter s1sTexas Republican 
Steve Chabot s1sOhio Republican 
Jason Chaffetz s1sUT Former Republican Challenger (2011) 
Daniel Coats s1sIN Republican Jr Senator (Retiring 2016) 
John Howard Coble s1sNorth Carolina Republican (retiring 2014) 
Tom Coburn s1sOK Republican Jr Senator; previously Representative 
Mike Coffman s1sColorado Republican 
Tom Cole s1sOklahoma Republican 
Doug Collins s1sGeorgia RepublicanAug 31, 2012
Mike Conaway s1sTexas Republican 
Tom Cotton s1sAR Republican Senate challengerAug 31, 2012
Michael Crapo s1sID Republican Sr Senator 
Rick Crawford s1sArkansas RepublicanAug 31, 2012
Ted Cruz s1sPOTUS Republican 2016 Primary ChallengerAug 31, 2012
John Culberson s1sTexas Republican 
Steve Daines s1sMontana Republican (Senate run 2014)Aug 31, 2012
Nathan Deal s1sGA Republican Governor 
Jim DeMint s1sSC Republican Jr Senator; previously RepresentativeAug 31, 2012
Jeff Denham s1sCalifornia Republican 
Scott DesJarlais s1sTennessee Republican 
David Dewhurst s1sTX Republican ChallengerAug 31, 2012
Bob Dold s1sIllinois Republican House MemberAug 31, 2012
Sean Duffy s1sWisconsin Republican 
Jo Ann Emerson s1sMissouri Republican (Resigned 2013) 
Mary Fallin s1sOK Republican Governor 
Deb Fischer s1sNE Republican Senate ChallengerAug 31, 2012
Mike Fitzpatrick s1sPennsylvania Republican (retiring 2016) 
Jeff Flake s1sArizona Republican (Senate run 2012) 
John Fleming s1sLA Republican Senate candidate 
Bill Flores s1sTexas Republican 
Virginia Foxx s1sNorth Carolina Republican 
Trent Franks s1sArizona Republican 
Cory Gardner s1sCO Republican Senate challenger 
Scott Garrett s1sNew Jersey Republican 
Bob Gibbs s1sOhio Republican 
Chris Gibson s1sNew York Republican (retiring 2016) 
Phil Gingrey s1sGA Republican Challenger 
Paul Gosar s1sArizona Republican 
Trey Gowdy s1sSouth Carolina Republican 
Kay Granger s1sTexas Republican 
Samuel Graves s1sMissouri Republican 
Tom Graves s1sGeorgia Republican 
Morgan Griffith s1sVirginia Republican 
Michael Grimm s1sNew York Republican (resigned 2015) 
Frank Guinta s1sNew Hampshire Republican House Member 
Gregg Harper s1sMississippi Republican 
Andy Harris s1sMaryland Republican 
Vicky Hartzler s1sMissouri Republican 
Doc Hastings s1sWashington Republican (retiring 2014) 
Orrin Hatch s1sUT Republican Sr SenatorAug 31, 2012
Nan Hayworth s1sNew York Republican 
Joe Heck s1sNevada Republican 
Jeb Hensarling s1sTexas Republican 
Wally Herger s1sCalifornia Republican (Retiring 2012) 
Jaime Herrera s1sWashington Republican 
Tim Huelskamp s1sKansas Republican 
Bill Huizenga s1sMichigan Republican 
Randy Hultgren s1sIllinois Republican 
Robert Hurt s1sVirginia Republican 
James Inhofe s1sOK Republican Sr Senator 
Johnny Isakson s1sGA Republican Jr Senator; previously Representative 
Lynn Jenkins s1sKansas Republican 
Mike Johanns s1sNE Former Republican Governor (2005-2007); elected Senator 2008 
Bill Johnson s1sOhio Republican 
Ron Johnson s1sWI Republican Sr Senator 
Walter Beaman Jones s1sNorth Carolina Republican 
Jim Jordan s1sOhio Republican 
Mike Kelly s1sPennsylvania Republican 
Peter Kinder s1sMO Republican challenger for GovernorAug 31, 2012
Jack Kingston s1sGA Republican Challenger 
Adam Kinzinger s1sIllinois Republican 
Mark Kirk s1sIL Republican Jr Senator 
John Koster s1sWashington Republican Challenger 2010Aug 31, 2012
Raul Labrador s1sIdaho Republican 
Doug Lamborn s1sColorado Republican 
Jeff Landry s1sLouisiana Republican 
James Lankford s1sOK Republican Senate challenger 
Tom Latham s1sIowa Republican (retiring 2014) 
Bob Latta s1sOhio Republican 
Mike Lee s1sUT Republican Jr Senator 
Paul LePage s1sME Republican Governor 
Billy Long s1sMissouri Republican 
Frank Dean Lucas s1sOklahoma Republican 
Blaine Luetkemeyer s1sMissouri Republican 
Cynthia Lummis s1sWyoming Republican 
Connie Mack IV s1sFL Republican Challenger 
Kenny Marchant s1sTexas Republican 
Tom Marino s1sPennsylvania Republican 
Kevin McCarthy s1sCalifornia Republican 
Tom McClintock s1sCA03 Former Republican Challenger (2003) 
Patrick McHenry s1sNorth Carolina Republican 
David McKinley s1sWest Virginia Republican 
Cathy McMorris-Rodgers s1sWashington Republican 
Patrick Meehan s1sPennsylvania Republican 
Candice Miller s1sMichigan Republican (retiring 2016) 
Gary Miller s1sCalifornia Republican (retiring 2014) 
Jeff Miller s1sFlorida Republican 
Jerry Moran s1sKansas Republican (until 2010) 
Mick Mulvaney s1sSouth Carolina Republican 
Sue Myrick s1sNorth Carolina Republican (Retiring 2012) 
Randy Neugebauer s1sTexas Republican 
Kristi Noem s1sSouth Dakota Republican 
Rich Nugent s1sFlorida Republican 
Alan Nunnelee s1sMississippi Republican (deceased 2015) 
Pete Olson s1sTexas Republican 
Steven Palazzo s1sMississippi Republican 
Rand Paul s1sKY Republican Jr Senator 
Ron Paul s1sPOTUS Republican (Libertarian 1988) 
Steve Pearce s1sNew Mexico Republican 
Mike Pence s1sIN Republican Governor 
Rick Perry s1sTX Republican Presidential candidate 
Mike Pompeo s1sKansas Republican 
Bill Posey s1sFlorida Republican 
Tom Price s1sGeorgia Republican 
Ben Quayle s1sArizona Republican (lost 2012 primary) 
Tom Reed s1sNew York Republican 
Jim Renacci s1sOhio Republican 
Reid Ribble s1sWisconsin Republican 
Scott Rigell s1sVirginia Republican 
David Rivera s1sFlorida Republican 
Pat Roberts s1sKS Republican Sr Senator 
Martha Roby s1sAlabama Republican 
Todd Rokita s1sIndiana Republican 
Peter Roskam s1sIllinois Republican 
Dennis Ross s1sFlorida Republican 
Keith Rothfus s1sPennsylvania RepublicanAug 31, 2012
David Rouzer s1sNorth Carolina Republican House MemberAug 31, 2012
Marco Rubio s1sFL Republican Jr Senator (Retiring 2016) 
Jon Runyan s1sNew Jersey Republican (retiring 2014) 
Matt Salmon s1sArizona RepublicanAug 31, 2012
Steve Scalise s1sLA Republican challenger 
Bobby Schilling s1sIllinois Republican challenger 2014 
Jean Schmidt s1sOhio Republican (Lost 2012 Primary) 
Aaron Schock s1sIllinois Republican (resigned 2015) 
David Schweikert s1sArizona Republican 
Austin Scott s1sGeorgia Republican 
Rick Scott s1sFL Republican Governor 
Tim Scott s1sSC Republican Senator-Appointee 
James Sensenbrenner s1sWisconsin RepublicanAug 31, 2012
Pete Sessions s1sTexas Republican 
John Shadegg s1sArizona Republican 
Adrian Smith s1sNebraska Republican 
Lamar Smith s1sTexas Republican 
Steve Southerland s1sFlorida Republican 
Steve Stivers s1sOhio Republican 
Marlin Stutzman s1sIN Republican Senate candidate 
John Sullivan s1sOklahoma Republican 
Lee Terry s1sNebraska Republican 
John Thune s1sSD Republican Jr Senator; previously Representative 
Todd Tiahrt s1sKansas Republican Challenger 
Scott Tipton s1sColorado Republican 
Fred Upton s1sMichigan Republican 
David Vitter s1sLA Republican 2015 Gubernatorial candidate 
Ann Wagner s1sMissouri RepublicanAug 31, 2012
Tim Walberg s1sMichigan Republican 
Greg Walden s1sOregon RepublicanAug 31, 2012
Joe Walsh s1sIllinois Republican 
Dan Webster s1sFlorida Republican 
Lynn Westmoreland s1sGeorgia Republican 
Roger Wicker s1sMississippi Republican (Senate 2008) 
Roger Williams s1sTexas RepublicanAug 31, 2012
Joe Wilson s1sSouth Carolina Republican 
Steve Womack s1sArkansas Republican 
Bill Young s1sFlorida Republican (Deceased 2013) 
Todd Young s1sIN Republican Senate Challenger 

Independents participating in 10-AFP

Tim Griffin s1sAR GOP Lt.Gov Challenger 
George Radanovich s1sCalifornia Former GOP (until 2010) 
Scott Walker s1sWI WI Governor; Republican Presidential candidate 

Total recorded by OnTheIssues:

Democrats: 2
Republicans: 193
Independents: 3

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