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16PVS_Q18C on Nov 8, 2016

Political Group Survey: the PVS survey question on greenhouse gas regulation
Source: Political Courage Test
The Project Vote Smart Voter Guide inferred how candidates would respond to the question, 'Environment: Do you support the federal regulation of greenhouse gas emissions?' Project Vote Smart notes, "in response to the increasing unwillingness of candidates to answer issue questions, Project Vote Smart has researched Congressional candidates' public records to determine candidates' likely responses on certain key issues. These issue positions, from the year 2016, are provided [for candidates who] refused to provide voters with positions on key issues covered by the 2016 Political Courage Test, despite repeated requests. Historically, candidates have failed to complete our test due to the advice they receive from their parties and advisors and out of fear of negative attack ads." Also see the AFA survey question on oil drilling; the AFA survey question on alternatve energy; and the PVS survey quest

    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: Supports regulation of greenhouse gas emission (Score: 2)
  • Headline 2: Opposes regulation of greenhouse gas emission (Score: -2)

    Participating counts on AmericansElect question 2.
  • Headline: Supports regulation of greenhouse gas emission (Answer: A)
  • Headline 2: Opposes regulation of greenhouse gas emission (Answer: D)
  • AmericansElect Quiz Question 2 on Energy: When you think about America’s energy needs, which of the following solutions comes closest to your opinion?
    • A: Strong investment in renewable energy like wind and solar
    • B: More drilling than investment in renewables (mix of both solutions)
    • C: More investment in renewable than drilling (mix of both solutions)
    • D: Strong focus on offshore drilling and allowing drilling in federal lands including wildlife reserves
    • 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 16PVS_Q18C

Nanette Barragan s1+California Democrat 
Anthony Brown s1+Maryland Democrat 
Salud Carbajal s1+California Democrat 
Lou Correa s1+California Democrat 
Val Demings s1+Florida Democrat 
Dwight Evans s1+Pennsylvania Democrat 
Pramila Jayapal s1+Washington Democrat 
Ruben Kihuen s1+Nevada Democrat 
Raja Krishnamoorthi s1+Illinois Democrat 
Al Lawson s1+Florida Democrat 
Donald McEachin s1+Virginia Democrat 
Jimmy Panetta s1+California Democrat 
Jamie Raskin s1+Maryland Democrat 
Darren Soto s1+Florida Democrat 
Tom Suozzi s1+New York Democrat 

Republicans participating in 16PVS_Q18C

Jodey Arrington s2-Texas Republican 
Don Bacon s2-Nebraska Republican 
Andy Biggs s2-Arizona Republican 
James Comer s2-Kentucky Republican 
Neal Dunn s2-Florida Republican 
Drew Ferguson s2-Georgia Republican 
Matt Gaetz s2-Florida Republican 
Mike Gallagher s2-Wisconsin Republican 
Clay Higgins s2-Louisiana Republican 
Jason Lewis s2-Minnesota Republican 
Roger Marshall s2-Kansas Republican 
Brian Mast s2-Florida Republican 
Paul Mitchell s2-Michigan Republican 
Scott Taylor s2-Virginia Republican 

Independents participating in 16PVS_Q18C

Total recorded by OnTheIssues:

Democrats: 15
Republicans: 14
Independents: 0

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