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12-PVS-qBE on Aug 30, 2012

Decided Sep 30, 2012
Political Group Survey: the PVS survey question on federal stimulus
Source: Project Vote Smart
Project Vote Smart infers candidate issue stances on key topics by summarizing public speeches and public statements. Congressional candidates are given the opportunity to respond in detail; about 11% did so in the 2012 races.

Project Vote Smart summarizes candidate stances on the following topic: 'Economy: Do you support federal spending as a means of promoting economic growth?'

    Participating counts on VoteMatch question 20. Question 20: Stimulus better than market-led recovery Scores: -2=Strongly oppose; -1=Oppose; 0=neutral; 1=Support; 2=Strongly support.
  • Topic: Budget & Economy
  • Headline: Supports federal stimulus spending (Score: -2)
  • Headline 2: Opposes federal stimulus spending (Score: 2)

    Participating counts on AmericansElect question 1.
  • Headline: Supports federal stimulus spending (Answer: A)
  • Headline 2: Opposes federal stimulus spending (Answer: D)
  • AmericansElect Quiz Question 1 on Economy: When you think about the US budget deficit, which of the following solutions is closest to your opinion?
    • A: Cutting existing programs
    • B: More spending cuts than tax increases (mix of both solutions)
    • C: More tax increases than spending cuts (mix of both solutions)
    • D: Raising Taxes
    • E: Unsure

  • 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 12-PVS-qBE

Joyce Beatty s1+Ohio Democrat 
Ami Bera s1+California Democrat 
Julia Brownley s1+California Democrat 
Cheri Bustos s1+Illinois Democrat 
John Delaney s1+Maryland Democrat 
Suzan DelBene s1+Washington Democrat 
Elizabeth Esty s1+Connecticut Democrat 
Lois Frankel s1+Florida Democrat 
Tulsi Gabbard s1+Hawaii Democrat 
Joe Garcia s1+Florida Democrat 
Denny Heck s1+Washington Democrat 
Steven Horsford s1+Nevada Democrat 
Hakeem Jeffries s1+New York Democrat 
Dan Kildee s1+Michigan Democrat 
Derek Kilmer s1+Washington Democrat 
Annie Kuster s1+New Hampshire Democrat 
Michelle Lujan-Grisham s1+New Mexico Democrat 
Sean Maloney s1+New York Democrat 
Grace Meng s1+New York Democrat 
Rick Nolan s1+Minnesota Democrat 
Beto O`Rourke s1+Texas Democrat 
Scott Peters s1+California Democrat 
Mark Pocan s1+Wisconsin Democrat 
Brad Schneider s1+Illinois Democrat 
Kyrsten Sinema s1+Arizona Democrat 
Mark Takano s1+California Democrat 
Marc Veasey s1+Texas Democrat 

Republicans participating in 12-PVS-qBE

Andy Barr s2-Kentucky Republican 
Jim Bridenstine s2-Oklahoma Republican 
Paul Cook s2-California Republican 
Tom Cotton s2-Arkansas Republican 
Kevin Cramer s2-North Dakota Republican 
Steve Daines s2-Montana Republican 
Rodney Davis s1+Illinois Republican 
Ron DeSantis s2-Florida Republican 
George Holding s2-North Carolina Republican 
Richard Hudson s2-North Carolina Republican 
Doug LaMalfa s2-California Republican 
Thomas Massie s2-Kentucky Republican 
Mark Meadows s2-North Carolina Republican 
Luke Messer s2-Indiana Republican 
Markwayne Mullin s2-Oklahoma Republican 
Robert Pittenger s2-North Carolina Republican 
Trey Radel s2-Florida Republican 
Chris Stewart s2-Utah Republican 
Ann Wagner s2-Missouri Republican 
Jackie Walorski s2-Indiana Republican 
Randy Weber s2-Texas Republican 
Brad Wenstrup s2-Ohio Republican 
Roger Williams s2-Texas Republican 
Ted Yoho s2-Florida Republican 

Independents participating in 12-PVS-qBE

Total recorded by OnTheIssues:

Democrats: 27
Republicans: 24
Independents: 0

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