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Martin O`Malley on Technology
Democrat: Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Martin O`Malley on other issues.
  • $156M for One Maryland Broadband Network. (Feb 2012)
  • 21st Century cyber-infrastructure & rural broadband network. (Feb 2011)
  • Chief information officer to digitize federal government. (Aug 2000)

Senate:

MD 2012: 2012 Maryland Senate Debates


Dan Bongino on Technology
Republican Challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Dan Bongino on other issues.
  • Return the United States to being a center of innovation. (Jun 2012)
Benjamin Cardin on Technology
Democratic Jr Senator (MD): Click here for 9 full quotes OR click here for Benjamin Cardin on other issues.
  • Regulate nanotechnology in products; develop best practices. ()
  • Voted YES on authorizing states to collect Internet sales taxes. (May 2013)
  • Voted YES on $23B instead of $4.9B for waterway infrastructure. (Nov 2007)
  • Voted YES on establishing "network neutrality" (non-tiered Internet). (Jun 2006)
  • Voted YES on increasing fines for indecent broadcasting. (Feb 2005)
  • Voted NO on promoting commercial human space flight industry. (Nov 2004)
  • Voted YES on banning Internet gambling by credit card. (Jun 2003)
  • Voted YES on allowing telephone monopolies to offer Internet access. (Feb 2002)
  • Require websites to police for copyrighted materials. (May 2011)
Barbara Mikulski on Technology
Democratic Sr Senator (MD): Click here for 9 full quotes OR click here for Barbara Mikulski on other issues.
  • Space Hope: digital empowerment for NASA workforce. (Jul 2000)
  • Voted YES on authorizing states to collect Internet sales taxes. (May 2013)
  • Voted YES on $23B instead of $4.9B for waterway infrastructure. (Nov 2007)
  • Voted YES on restoring $550M in funding for Amtrak for 2007. (Mar 2006)
  • Voted YES on disallowing FCC approval of larger media conglomerates. (Sep 2003)
  • Voted NO on Internet sales tax moratorium. (Oct 1998)
  • Voted YES on telecomm deregulation. (Feb 1996)
  • Fund nanotechnology research & development. (Dec 2003)
  • Facilitate nationwide 2-1-1 phone line for human services. (Jan 2007)
Rob Sobhani on Technology
Independent Challenger: Click here for Rob Sobhani on other issues.
    No stance on record.

House:


Roscoe Bartlett on Technology
Republican Representative (MD-6): Click here for 14 full quotes OR click here for Roscoe Bartlett on other issues.
  • Voted YES on terminating funding for National Public Radio. (Mar 2011)
  • Voted NO on delaying digital TV conversion by four months. (Mar 2009)
  • Voted YES on retroactive immunity for telecoms' warrantless surveillance. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted YES on $23B instead of $4.9B for waterway infrastructure. (Nov 2007)
  • Voted NO on establishing "network neutrality" (non-tiered Internet). (Jun 2006)
  • Voted YES on increasing fines for indecent broadcasting. (Feb 2005)
  • Voted YES on promoting commercial human space flight industry. (Nov 2004)
  • Voted YES on banning Internet gambling by credit card. (Jun 2003)
  • Voted NO on allowing telephone monopolies to offer Internet access. (Feb 2002)
  • Fund nanotechnology research & development. (Dec 2003)
  • Permanent ban on state & local taxation of Internet access. (Oct 2007)
  • Member of House Committee on Science, Space & Technology. (Mar 2011)
  • Prohibit the return of the Fairness Doctrine. (Jan 2009)
  • No performance royalties for radio music. (Mar 2009)
Elijah Cummings on Technology
Democratic Representative (MD-7): Click here for 17 full quotes OR click here for Elijah Cummings on other issues.
  • Voted NO on protecting cyber security by sharing data with government. (Apr 2013)
  • Voted NO on terminating funding for National Public Radio. (Mar 2011)
  • Voted YES on delaying digital TV conversion by four months. (Mar 2009)
  • Voted NO on retroactive immunity for telecoms' warrantless surveillance. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted YES on $23B instead of $4.9B for waterway infrastructure. (Nov 2007)
  • Voted NO on establishing "network neutrality" (non-tiered Internet). (Jun 2006)
  • Voted YES on increasing fines for indecent broadcasting. (Feb 2005)
  • Voted NO on promoting commercial human space flight industry. (Nov 2004)
  • Voted NO on banning Internet gambling by credit card. (Jun 2003)
  • Voted YES on allowing telephone monopolies to offer Internet access. (Feb 2002)
  • Close digital divide with high-tech training. (Jan 2001)
  • Facilitate nationwide 2-1-1 phone line for human services. (Jan 2007)
  • Permanent ban on state & local taxation of Internet access. (Oct 2007)
  • Member of House Committee on Transportation & Infrastructure. (Mar 2011)
  • Dedicated funds for harbor maintenance. (Jan 2011)
  • Create online database of science & math scholarships. (Dec 2007)
  • No performance royalties for radio music. (Mar 2009)
John Delaney on Technology
Democrat (District 6): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for John Delaney on other issues.
  • Voted NO on protecting cyber security by sharing data with government. (Apr 2013)
  • Sponsored investing $1 billion in transportation projects. (Mar 2013)
Donna Edwards on Technology
Democrat (District 4): Click here for 8 full quotes OR click here for Donna Edwards on other issues.
  • Voted NO on protecting cyber security by sharing data with government. (Apr 2013)
  • Voted NO on terminating funding for National Public Radio. (Mar 2011)
  • Voted YES on delaying digital TV conversion by four months. (Mar 2009)
  • Voted NO on retroactive immunity for telecoms' warrantless surveillance. (Jun 2008)
  • Popularize Electronic Signatures with ESIGN Day. (Jun 2010)
  • Member of House Committee on Science, Space & Technology. (Mar 2011)
  • Member of House Committee on Transportation & Infrastructure. (Mar 2011)
  • Sponsored investing $1 billion in transportation projects. (Mar 2013)
Andy Harris on Technology
Republican (District 1): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Andy Harris on other issues.
  • Voted YES on protecting cyber security by sharing data with government. (Apr 2013)
  • Voted YES on terminating funding for National Public Radio. (Mar 2011)
  • Member of House Committee on Science, Space & Technology. (Mar 2011)
Steny Hoyer on Technology
Democratic Representative (MD-5): Click here for 10 full quotes OR click here for Steny Hoyer on other issues.
  • Voted YES on protecting cyber security by sharing data with government. (Apr 2013)
  • Voted NO on terminating funding for National Public Radio. (Mar 2011)
  • Voted YES on delaying digital TV conversion by four months. (Mar 2009)
  • Voted YES on retroactive immunity for telecoms' warrantless surveillance. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted YES on $23B instead of $4.9B for waterway infrastructure. (Nov 2007)
  • Voted YES on establishing "network neutrality" (non-tiered Internet). (Jun 2006)
  • Voted YES on increasing fines for indecent broadcasting. (Feb 2005)
  • Voted NO on promoting commercial human space flight industry. (Nov 2004)
  • Voted YES on banning Internet gambling by credit card. (Jun 2003)
  • Voted YES on allowing telephone monopolies to offer Internet access. (Feb 2002)
Dutch Ruppersberger on Technology
Democratic Representative (MD-2): Click here for 11 full quotes OR click here for Dutch Ruppersberger on other issues.
  • Voted YES on protecting cyber security by sharing data with government. (Apr 2013)
  • Voted NO on terminating funding for National Public Radio. (Mar 2011)
  • Voted YES on delaying digital TV conversion by four months. (Mar 2009)
  • Voted YES on retroactive immunity for telecoms' warrantless surveillance. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted YES on $23B instead of $4.9B for waterway infrastructure. (Nov 2007)
  • Voted NO on establishing "network neutrality" (non-tiered Internet). (Jun 2006)
  • Voted YES on increasing fines for indecent broadcasting. (Feb 2005)
  • Voted YES on promoting commercial human space flight industry. (Nov 2004)
  • Voted YES on banning Internet gambling by credit card. (Jun 2003)
  • Facilitate nationwide 2-1-1 phone line for human services. (Jan 2007)
  • No performance royalties for radio music. (Mar 2009)
John Sarbanes on Technology
Democrat: Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for John Sarbanes on other issues.
  • Voted NO on protecting cyber security by sharing data with government. (Apr 2013)
  • Voted NO on terminating funding for National Public Radio. (Mar 2011)
  • Voted YES on delaying digital TV conversion by four months. (Mar 2009)
  • Voted NO on retroactive immunity for telecoms' warrantless surveillance. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted YES on $23B instead of $4.9B for waterway infrastructure. (Nov 2007)
  • Member of House Committee on Science, Space & Technology. (Mar 2011)
  • No performance royalties for radio music. (Mar 2009)
Chris Van Hollen on Technology
Democratic Representative (MD-8): Click here for 11 full quotes OR click here for Chris Van Hollen on other issues.
  • Voted NO on protecting cyber security by sharing data with government. (Apr 2013)
  • Voted NO on terminating funding for National Public Radio. (Mar 2011)
  • Voted YES on delaying digital TV conversion by four months. (Mar 2009)
  • Voted NO on retroactive immunity for telecoms' warrantless surveillance. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted YES on $23B instead of $4.9B for waterway infrastructure. (Nov 2007)
  • Voted YES on establishing "network neutrality" (non-tiered Internet). (Jun 2006)
  • Voted YES on increasing fines for indecent broadcasting. (Feb 2005)
  • Voted YES on promoting commercial human space flight industry. (Nov 2004)
  • Voted YES on banning Internet gambling by credit card. (Jun 2003)
  • Require text on TV for visually-impaired viewers. (Apr 2005)
  • Create online database of science & math scholarships. (Dec 2007)

Former candidates & officeholders:


William Capps on Technology
Former Republican Primary Challenger (2012): Click here for William Capps on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Corrogan Vaughn on Technology
Republican Challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Corrogan Vaughn on other issues.
  • Supports strong Internet privacy laws. (Nov 2000)
Eric Wargotz on Technology
Former Republican Primary Challenger (2012): Click here for Eric Wargotz on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Robert Ehrlich on Technology
Former Republican Governor (2003-2006): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Robert Ehrlich on other issues.
  • Voted NO on allowing telephone monopolies to offer Internet access. (Feb 2002)
  • Criminal penalties for e-mail spamming. (Feb 2001)
  • Let companies share Y2K plans with no risk of lawsuits. (Oct 1998)
Parris Glendening on Technology
Former Democratic Governor (1995-2002): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Parris Glendening on other issues.
  • Level playing field for Main Street vs. Internet sales tax. (Aug 2001)
  • Permanent R&D tax incentive & more R&D funding. (Sep 2001)
Kathleen Kennedy Townsend on Technology
Democratic Challenger 2002: Click here for Kathleen Kennedy Townsend on other issues.
    No stance on record.
E.J. Pipkin on Technology
2004 former Republican challenger; previously state Senator: Click here for E.J. Pipkin on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Robert Ehrlich on Technology
Republican (District 2): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Robert Ehrlich on other issues.
  • Voted NO on allowing telephone monopolies to offer Internet access. (Feb 2002)
  • Criminal penalties for e-mail spamming. (Feb 2001)
  • Let companies share Y2K plans with no risk of lawsuits. (Oct 1998)
Wayne Gilchrest on Technology
Republican Representative (MD-1): Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for Wayne Gilchrest on other issues.
  • Voted YES on $23B instead of $4.9B for waterway infrastructure. (Nov 2007)
  • Voted NO on establishing "network neutrality" (non-tiered Internet). (Jun 2006)
  • Voted YES on increasing fines for indecent broadcasting. (Feb 2005)
  • Voted YES on promoting commercial human space flight industry. (Nov 2004)
  • Voted YES on banning Internet gambling by credit card. (Jun 2003)
  • Voted NO on allowing telephone monopolies to offer Internet access. (Feb 2002)
  • Permanent ban on state & local taxation of Internet access. (Oct 2007)
Frank Kratovil on Technology
Democrat (until 2010) (District 1): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Frank Kratovil on other issues.
  • Voted YES on delaying digital TV conversion by four months. (Mar 2009)
  • No performance royalties for radio music. (Mar 2009)
Kweisi Mfume on Technology
Democratic Senate Challenger (MD); previously U.S. Representative: Click here for Kweisi Mfume on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Connie Morella on Technology
Republican (District 8): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Connie Morella on other issues.
  • Promote internet via Congressional Internet Caucus. (Jan 2001)
  • Let companies share Y2K plans with no risk of lawsuits. (Oct 1998)
Paul Sarbanes on Technology
Democratic Sr Senator (MD): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Paul Sarbanes on other issues.
  • Voted YES on restoring $550M in funding for Amtrak for 2007. (Mar 2006)
  • Voted YES on disallowing FCC approval of larger media conglomerates. (Sep 2003)
  • Voted NO on Internet sales tax moratorium. (Oct 1998)
  • Voted YES on telecomm deregulation. (Feb 1996)
Michael Steele on Technology
Republican challenger, Lt. Gov.: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Michael Steele on other issues.
  • Fairness Doctrine muzzles conservative talk radio. (Jan 2010)
Daniel Vovak on Technology
Republican challenger: Click here for Daniel Vovak on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Albert Wynn on Technology
Democratic Representative (MD-4): Click here for 8 full quotes OR click here for Albert Wynn on other issues.
  • Voted YES on $23B instead of $4.9B for waterway infrastructure. (Nov 2007)
  • Voted NO on establishing "network neutrality" (non-tiered Internet). (Jun 2006)
  • Voted YES on promoting commercial human space flight industry. (Nov 2004)
  • Voted YES on banning Internet gambling by credit card. (Jun 2003)
  • Voted YES on allowing telephone monopolies to offer Internet access. (Feb 2002)
  • Close digital divide with high-tech training. (Jan 2001)
  • Require text on TV for visually-impaired viewers. (Apr 2005)
  • Permanent ban on state & local taxation of Internet access. (Oct 2007)
Kevin Zeese on Technology
Green/ Libertarian/ Populist Challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Kevin Zeese on other issues.
  • Opposes corporate control of the Internet. (Jun 2006)
Benjamin Cardin on Technology
Democratic Jr Senator (MD): Click here for 9 full quotes OR click here for Benjamin Cardin on other issues.
  • Regulate nanotechnology in products; develop best practices. ()
  • Voted YES on authorizing states to collect Internet sales taxes. (May 2013)
  • Voted YES on $23B instead of $4.9B for waterway infrastructure. (Nov 2007)
  • Voted YES on establishing "network neutrality" (non-tiered Internet). (Jun 2006)
  • Voted YES on increasing fines for indecent broadcasting. (Feb 2005)
  • Voted NO on promoting commercial human space flight industry. (Nov 2004)
  • Voted YES on banning Internet gambling by credit card. (Jun 2003)
  • Voted YES on allowing telephone monopolies to offer Internet access. (Feb 2002)
  • Require websites to police for copyrighted materials. (May 2011)

                                                                                                                                                                               
  


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