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Mike Beebe on Free Trade
Democratic Governor: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Mike Beebe on other issues.
  • Cuba's interest in AR exports is good for the state. (Aug 2009)

Senate:

AR 2014: 2014 AR Senate debate


John Boozman on Free Trade
Republican Representative (AR-3): Click here for 8 full quotes OR click here for John Boozman on other issues.
  • Voted YES on promoting free trade with Peru. (Nov 2007)
  • Voted NO on assisting workers who lose jobs due to globalization. (Oct 2007)
  • Voted YES on implementing CAFTA, Central America Free Trade. (Jul 2005)
  • Voted YES on implementing US-Australia Free Trade Agreement. (Jul 2004)
  • Voted YES on implementing US-Singapore free trade agreement. (Jul 2003)
  • Voted YES on implementing free trade agreement with Chile. (Jul 2003)
  • Rated 75% by CATO, indicating a pro-free trade voting record. (Dec 2002)
  • Block NAFTA Superhighway & North American Union. (Jan 2007)
Mark Pryor on Free Trade
Democratic Jr Senator (AR): Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for Mark Pryor on other issues.
  • Voted YES on promoting free trade with Peru. (Dec 2007)
  • Voted YES on free trade agreement with Oman. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted YES on implementing CAFTA for Central America free-trade. (Jul 2005)
  • Voted YES on establishing free trade between US & Singapore. (Jul 2003)
  • Voted YES on establishing free trade between the US and Chile. (Jul 2003)
  • Build a rule-based global trading system. (Aug 2000)
  • Insist on access to post-mad-cow Japanese beef markets. (Mar 2010)

House:


Tom Cotton on Free Trade
Republican (District 4): Click here for Tom Cotton on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Rick Crawford on Free Trade
Republican (District 1): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Rick Crawford on other issues.
  • Impose tariffs against countries which manipulate currency. (Feb 2011)
Tim Griffin on Free Trade
Republican (District 2): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Tim Griffin on other issues.
  • Pass new trade agreements, with labor & enviro standards. (Nov 2010)
Steve Womack on Free Trade
Republican (District 3): Click here for Steve Womack on other issues.
    No stance on record.

Former candidates & officeholders:


Mike Ross on Free Trade
Democratic Representative (AR-4): Click here for 8 full quotes OR click here for Mike Ross on other issues.
  • Voted NO on implementing CAFTA, Central America Free Trade. (Jul 2005)
  • Voted YES on implementing US-Australia Free Trade Agreement. (Jul 2004)
  • Voted NO on implementing US-Singapore free trade agreement. (Jul 2003)
  • Voted NO on implementing free trade agreement with Chile. (Jul 2003)
  • Rated 17% by CATO, indicating a pro-fair trade voting record. (Dec 2002)
  • Tariffs against countries undervaluing their currency. (May 2009)
  • Review free trade agreements biennially for rights violation. (Jun 2009)
  • Impose tariffs against countries which manipulate currency. (Feb 2011)
Mike Huckabee on Free Trade
Former GOP Governor (1996-2006); Pres. candidate (2008): Click here for 13 full quotes OR click here for Mike Huckabee on other issues.
  • Free AND fair trade: globalize, but help those whom it harms. (Nov 2008)
  • Diplomacy hasn't worked; impose sanctions on China. (Nov 2008)
  • Supports NAFTA & CAFTA, if partners “hafta” abide by rules. (Jan 2008)
  • Fair trade includes lead-free products & playing by rules. (Jan 2008)
  • A free country must feed, fuel, & fight for itself. (Dec 2007)
  • We need fair trade because we’re losing jobs. (Oct 2007)
  • This country can never yield its sovereignty for any reason. (Sep 2007)
  • Trade sanctions on Saudi Arabia for persecuting Christians. (Sep 2007)
  • China trade contingent on human rights & product safety. (Sep 2007)
  • No NAFTA Superhighway from Canada to Mexico. (Sep 2007)
  • Marketplace pushes innovation to top & prices to bottom. (Jan 2007)
  • Farm subsidies ok because Europe & Asia do same. (Jan 2007)
  • Enforce trade law against subsidized Canadian lumber imports. (Sep 2001)
Dale Bumpers on Free Trade
Democratic Senator (Former): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Dale Bumpers on other issues.
  • Voted YES on renewing 'fast track' presidential trade authority. (Nov 1997)
  • Voted YES on imposing trade sanctions on Japan for closed market. (May 1995)
Tim Hutchinson on Free Trade
Former Republican Sr Senator (until 2002): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Tim Hutchinson on other issues.
  • Voted YES on extending free trade to Andean nations. (May 2002)
  • Voted YES on granting normal trade relations status to Vietnam. (Oct 2001)
  • Voted YES on removing common goods from national security export rules. (Sep 2001)
  • Voted NO on permanent normal trade relations with China. (Sep 2000)
  • Voted YES on expanding trade to the third world. (May 2000)
  • Voted YES on renewing 'fast track' presidential trade authority. (Nov 1997)
David Pryor on Free Trade
Democratic Senator (Former): Click here for the full quote OR click here for David Pryor on other issues.
  • Voted YES on imposing trade sanctions on Japan for closed market. (May 1995)
Marion Berry on Free Trade
Democratic Representative (AR-1): Click here for 10 full quotes OR click here for Marion Berry on other issues.
  • Voted YES on promoting free trade with Peru. (Nov 2007)
  • Voted YES on assisting workers who lose jobs due to globalization. (Oct 2007)
  • Voted NO on implementing CAFTA, Central America Free Trade. (Jul 2005)
  • Voted NO on implementing US-Australia Free Trade Agreement. (Jul 2004)
  • Voted NO on implementing US-Singapore free trade agreement. (Jul 2003)
  • Voted NO on implementing free trade agreement with Chile. (Jul 2003)
  • Voted NO on withdrawing from the WTO. (Jun 2000)
  • Voted YES on 'Fast Track' authority for trade agreements. (Sep 1998)
  • Rated 22% by CATO, indicating a pro-fair trade voting record. (Dec 2002)
  • Tariffs against countries undervaluing their currency. (May 2009)
John Boozman on Free Trade
Republican Representative (AR-3): Click here for 8 full quotes OR click here for John Boozman on other issues.
  • Voted YES on promoting free trade with Peru. (Nov 2007)
  • Voted NO on assisting workers who lose jobs due to globalization. (Oct 2007)
  • Voted YES on implementing CAFTA, Central America Free Trade. (Jul 2005)
  • Voted YES on implementing US-Australia Free Trade Agreement. (Jul 2004)
  • Voted YES on implementing US-Singapore free trade agreement. (Jul 2003)
  • Voted YES on implementing free trade agreement with Chile. (Jul 2003)
  • Rated 75% by CATO, indicating a pro-free trade voting record. (Dec 2002)
  • Block NAFTA Superhighway & North American Union. (Jan 2007)
Jay Dickey on Free Trade
Republican (District 4): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Jay Dickey on other issues.
  • Voted NO on withdrawing from the WTO. (Jun 2000)
  • Voted YES on 'Fast Track' authority for trade agreements. (Sep 1998)
Tom Formicola on Free Trade
Democratic Challenger: Click here for Tom Formicola on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Jim Holt on Free Trade
Republican challenger for Senate (AR): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Jim Holt on other issues.
  • Expand free trade. (Apr 2010)
  • Keep status quo on trading with Cuba. (Jul 2004)
  • Take steps to stop job losses. (Jul 2004)
  • NAFTA has been hurtful. (Jul 2004)
Asa Hutchinson on Free Trade
Republican (District 3): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Asa Hutchinson on other issues.
  • Voted NO on withdrawing from the WTO. (Jun 2000)
  • Voted YES on 'Fast Track' authority for trade agreements. (Sep 1998)
Rebekah Kennedy on Free Trade
Green Senate challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Rebekah Kennedy on other issues.
  • Redesign trade agreements to protect workers & environment. (May 2008)
Blanche Lambert Lincoln on Free Trade
Democratic Sr Senator (AR): Click here for 15 full quotes OR click here for Blanche Lambert Lincoln on other issues.
  • Voted YES on promoting free trade with Peru. (Dec 2007)
  • Voted NO on free trade agreement with Oman. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted YES on implementing CAFTA for Central America free-trade. (Jul 2005)
  • Voted YES on establishing free trade between US & Singapore. (Jul 2003)
  • Voted YES on establishing free trade between the US and Chile. (Jul 2003)
  • Voted YES on extending free trade to Andean nations. (May 2002)
  • Voted YES on granting normal trade relations status to Vietnam. (Oct 2001)
  • Voted YES on removing common goods from national security export rules. (Sep 2001)
  • Voted YES on permanent normal trade relations with China. (Sep 2000)
  • Voted YES on expanding trade to the third world. (May 2000)
  • Build a rule-based global trading system. (Aug 2000)
  • Free & fair trade is key to economic growth . (Jan 2001)
  • Quick vote on PNTR; China into WTO. (Jun 2000)
  • Rated 58% by CATO, indicating a mixed record on trade issues. (Dec 2002)
  • Insist on access to post-mad-cow Japanese beef markets. (Mar 2010)
Vic Snyder on Free Trade
Democratic Representative (AR-2): Click here for 10 full quotes OR click here for Vic Snyder on other issues.
  • Voted YES on promoting free trade with Peru. (Nov 2007)
  • Voted YES on assisting workers who lose jobs due to globalization. (Oct 2007)
  • Voted YES on implementing CAFTA, Central America Free Trade. (Jul 2005)
  • Voted YES on implementing US-Australia Free Trade Agreement. (Jul 2004)
  • Voted YES on implementing US-Singapore free trade agreement. (Jul 2003)
  • Voted YES on implementing free trade agreement with Chile. (Jul 2003)
  • Voted NO on withdrawing from the WTO. (Jun 2000)
  • Voted YES on 'Fast Track' authority for trade agreements. (Sep 1998)
  • Rated 50% by CATO, indicating a mixed record on trade issues. (Dec 2002)
  • Extend trade restrictions on Burma to promote democracy. (Jun 2007)

                                                                                                                                                                               
  


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