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12-PVS-q10 on Aug 30, 2012

Decided Sep 30, 2012
Political Group Survey: the PVS survey question on gun restrictions
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: 'Guns: Do you support restrictions on the purchase and possession of guns?'


    Participating counts on VoteMatch question 10. Question 10: Absolute right to gun ownership Scores: -2=Strongly oppose; -1=Oppose; 0=neutral; 1=Support; 2=Strongly support.
  • Topic: Gun Control
  • Headline: Supports restrictions on gun purchases (Score: -1)
  • Headline 2: Opposes restrictions on gun purchases (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 12-PVS-q10

Joyce Beatty s1+Ohio Democrat 
Ami Bera s1+California Democrat 
Julia Brownley s1+California Democrat 
Cheri Bustos s2-Illinois Democrat 
Tony Cardenas s1+California Democrat 
Matt Cartwright s1+Pennsylvania Democrat 
John Delaney s1+Maryland Democrat 
Suzan DelBene s1+Washington Democrat 
Bill Enyart s1+Illinois Democrat 
Elizabeth Esty s1+Connecticut Democrat 
Lois Frankel s1+Florida Democrat 
Steven Horsford s1+Nevada Democrat 
Hakeem Jeffries s1+New York Democrat 
Joe Kennedy III s1+Massachusetts Democrat 
Alan Lowenthal s1+California Democrat 
Michelle Lujan-Grisham s1+New Mexico Democrat 
Grace Meng s1+New York Democrat 
Rick Nolan s1+Minnesota Democrat 
Mark Pocan s1+Wisconsin Democrat 
Brad Schneider s1+Illinois Democrat 
Kyrsten Sinema s1+Arizona Democrat 
Mark Takano s1+California Democrat 



Republicans participating in 12-PVS-q10

Jim Bridenstine s2-Oklahoma Republican 
Doug Collins s2-Georgia Republican 
Paul Cook s2-California Republican 
Tom Cotton s2-Arkansas Republican 
Kevin Cramer s2-North Dakota Republican 
Steve Daines s2-Montana Republican 
Ron DeSantis s2-Florida 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 
Scott Perry s2-Pennsylvania Republican 
Robert Pittenger s2-North Carolina Republican 
Keith Rothfus s2-Pennsylvania Republican 
Ann Wagner s2-Missouri Republican 
Jackie Walorski s2-Indiana Republican 
Brad Wenstrup s2-Ohio Republican 
Ted Yoho s2-Florida Republican 



Independents participating in 12-PVS-q10



Total recorded by OnTheIssues:

Democrats: 22
Republicans: 20
Independents: 0


















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