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Brian Sandoval on Government Reform
Republican Governor: Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Brian Sandoval on other issues.
  • Restore merit pay for state employees. (Jan 2013)
  • Freezing archaic regulations is my number one priority. (Jan 2011)
  • Prosecute corrupt politicians via public integrity unit. (Nov 2010)
  • Strongly uphold values of the Constitution & 10th amendment. (Nov 2010)

Senate:

NV 2012: 2012 Nevada Senate Debates


Shelley Berkley on Government Reform
Democratic Representative (NV-1): Click here for 17 full quotes OR click here for Shelley Berkley on other issues.
  • Free Nevada: No out-of-state donations for Senate race. (Mar 2012)
  • Voted YES on Senate pay raise. (Jun 2009)
  • Voted YES on requiring lobbyist disclosure of bundled donations. (May 2007)
  • Voted YES on granting Washington DC an Electoral vote & vote in Congress. (Apr 2007)
  • Voted YES on protecting whistleblowers from employer recrimination. (Mar 2007)
  • Voted NO on requiring photo ID for voting in federal elections. (Sep 2006)
  • Voted NO on restricting independent grassroots political committees. (Apr 2006)
  • Voted YES on prohibiting lawsuits about obesity against food providers. (Oct 2005)
  • Voted NO on limiting attorney's fees in class action lawsuits. (Feb 2005)
  • Voted NO on restricting frivolous lawsuits. (Sep 2004)
  • Voted YES on campaign finance reform banning soft-money contributions. (Feb 2002)
  • Voted NO on banning soft money donations to national political parties. (Jul 2001)
  • Voted YES on banning soft money and issue ads. (Sep 1999)
  • Voluntary public financing for all general elections. (Aug 2000)
  • Establish the United States Public Service Academy. (Mar 2007)
  • Ban stock trading based on Congressional insider knowledge. (Nov 2011)
  • Repeal automatic Congressional pay raises. (Jan 2009)
John Ensign on Government Reform
Republican Jr Senator (NV): Click here for 15 full quotes OR click here for John Ensign on other issues.
  • Voted NO on Congressional pay raise. (Jul 2009)
  • Voted NO on providing a US House seat for the District of Columbia. (Feb 2009)
  • Voted NO on granting the District of Columbia a seat in Congress. (Sep 2007)
  • Voted YES on requiring photo ID to vote in federal elections. (Jul 2007)
  • Voted YES on allowing some lobbyist gifts to Congress. (Mar 2006)
  • Voted NO on establishing the Senate Office of Public Integrity. (Mar 2006)
  • Voted NO on banning "soft money" contributions and restricting issue ads. (Mar 2002)
  • Voted NO on banning campaign donations from unions & corporations. (Apr 2001)
  • Sponsored bill allowing individual votes on each earmark. (Feb 2006)
  • Ensure delivery of absentee ballots for troops overseas. (May 2008)
  • Require Internet disclosure of all earmarks. (May 2010)
  • Ban paid voter registration. (May 2009)
  • Require all laws to cite Constitutional authorization. (Jun 2009)
  • Limit punitive damages; term limits on Congress. (Sep 1994)
  • Government is too big, too intrusive, too easy with money. (Sep 1994)
Dean Heller on Government Reform
Republican: Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for Dean Heller on other issues.
  • Voted NO on Senate pay raise. (Jun 2009)
  • Voted YES on requiring lobbyist disclosure of bundled donations. (May 2007)
  • Voted NO on granting Washington DC an Electoral vote & vote in Congress. (Apr 2007)
  • Voted YES on protecting whistleblowers from employer recrimination. (Mar 2007)
  • Require defining constitutional authority for every new law. (Jan 2011)
  • Ban stock trading based on Congressional insider knowledge. (Nov 2011)
  • Require all laws to cite Constitutional authorization. (Jun 2009)
Harry Reid on Government Reform
Democratic Sr Senator (NV): Click here for 15 full quotes OR click here for Harry Reid on other issues.
  • Sons work as Senate lobbyists; later blocked from his staff. (Apr 2010)
  • Voted YES on Congressional pay raise. (Jul 2009)
  • Voted YES on providing a US House seat for the District of Columbia. (Feb 2009)
  • Voted YES on granting the District of Columbia a seat in Congress. (Sep 2007)
  • Voted NO on requiring photo ID to vote in federal elections. (Jul 2007)
  • Voted YES on allowing some lobbyist gifts to Congress. (Mar 2006)
  • Voted NO on establishing the Senate Office of Public Integrity. (Mar 2006)
  • Voted YES on banning "soft money" contributions and restricting issue ads. (Mar 2002)
  • Voted YES on banning campaign donations from unions & corporations. (Apr 2001)
  • Voted YES on funding for National Endowment for the Arts. (Aug 1999)
  • Voted YES on favoring 1997 McCain-Feingold overhaul of campaign finance. (Oct 1997)
  • Voted NO on Approving the presidential line-item veto. (Mar 1996)
  • Voted NO on banning more types of Congressional gifts. (Jul 1995)
  • Reject photo ID requirements for voting. (Sep 2005)
  • Sponsored bill repealing automatic Congressional pay raises. (Jan 2009)

House:


Mark Amodei on Government Reform
Republican (District 2): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Mark Amodei on other issues.
  • Ban stock trading based on Congressional insider knowledge. (Nov 2011)
  • No recess appointments without Congressional approval. (Jan 2012)
Joe Heck on Government Reform
Republican (District 3): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Joe Heck on other issues.
  • Ban stock trading based on Congressional insider knowledge. (Nov 2011)
Steven Horsford on Government Reform
Democrat (District 4): Click here for Steven Horsford on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Dina Titus on Government Reform
Democrat (District 1): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Dina Titus on other issues.
  • Voted YES on Senate pay raise. (Jun 2009)
  • Repeal automatic Congressional pay raises. (Jan 2009)

Former candidates & officeholders:


Jim Gibbons on Government Reform
Republican Representative (NV-2): Click here for 9 full quotes OR click here for Jim Gibbons on other issues.
  • 6% salary reductions for all state workers. (Feb 2010)
  • Voted YES on requiring photo ID for voting in federal elections. (Sep 2006)
  • Voted YES on restricting independent grassroots political committees. (Apr 2006)
  • Voted YES on prohibiting lawsuits about obesity against food providers. (Oct 2005)
  • Voted YES on limiting attorney's fees in class action lawsuits. (Feb 2005)
  • Voted YES on restricting frivolous lawsuits. (Sep 2004)
  • Voted NO on campaign finance reform banning soft-money contributions. (Feb 2002)
  • Voted YES on banning soft money donations to national political parties. (Jul 2001)
  • Voted NO on banning soft money and issue ads. (Sep 1999)
Kenny Guinn on Government Reform
Republican NV Governor: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Kenny Guinn on other issues.
  • No campaign spending limits; no public campaign funding. (Nov 1998)
  • Reforms must respect state's rights to select electors. (Aug 2001)
Shelley Berkley on Government Reform
Democratic Representative (NV-1): Click here for 17 full quotes OR click here for Shelley Berkley on other issues.
  • Free Nevada: No out-of-state donations for Senate race. (Mar 2012)
  • Voted YES on Senate pay raise. (Jun 2009)
  • Voted YES on requiring lobbyist disclosure of bundled donations. (May 2007)
  • Voted YES on granting Washington DC an Electoral vote & vote in Congress. (Apr 2007)
  • Voted YES on protecting whistleblowers from employer recrimination. (Mar 2007)
  • Voted NO on requiring photo ID for voting in federal elections. (Sep 2006)
  • Voted NO on restricting independent grassroots political committees. (Apr 2006)
  • Voted YES on prohibiting lawsuits about obesity against food providers. (Oct 2005)
  • Voted NO on limiting attorney's fees in class action lawsuits. (Feb 2005)
  • Voted NO on restricting frivolous lawsuits. (Sep 2004)
  • Voted YES on campaign finance reform banning soft-money contributions. (Feb 2002)
  • Voted NO on banning soft money donations to national political parties. (Jul 2001)
  • Voted YES on banning soft money and issue ads. (Sep 1999)
  • Voluntary public financing for all general elections. (Aug 2000)
  • Establish the United States Public Service Academy. (Mar 2007)
  • Ban stock trading based on Congressional insider knowledge. (Nov 2011)
  • Repeal automatic Congressional pay raises. (Jan 2009)
Dean Heller on Government Reform
Republican: Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for Dean Heller on other issues.
  • Voted NO on Senate pay raise. (Jun 2009)
  • Voted YES on requiring lobbyist disclosure of bundled donations. (May 2007)
  • Voted NO on granting Washington DC an Electoral vote & vote in Congress. (Apr 2007)
  • Voted YES on protecting whistleblowers from employer recrimination. (Mar 2007)
  • Require defining constitutional authority for every new law. (Jan 2011)
  • Ban stock trading based on Congressional insider knowledge. (Nov 2011)
  • Require all laws to cite Constitutional authorization. (Jun 2009)
Richard Bryan on Government Reform
Democratic Senator (Former): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Richard Bryan on other issues.
  • Voted YES on funding for National Endowment for the Arts. (Aug 1999)
  • Voted YES on favoring 1997 McCain-Feingold overhaul of campaign finance. (Oct 1997)
  • Voted NO on Approving the presidential line-item veto. (Mar 1996)
  • Voted NO on banning more types of Congressional gifts. (Jul 1995)
Barbara Vucanovich on Government Reform
Republican Former (1994-) (District 2): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Barbara Vucanovich on other issues.
  • Limit punitive damages; term limits on Congress. (Sep 1994)
  • Government is too big, too intrusive, too easy with money. (Sep 1994)
Rick Ziser on Government Reform
2004 former Republican challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Rick Ziser on other issues.
  • Control of land to the state government. (May 2004)
Sharron Angle on Government Reform
Republican Challenger (2010): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Sharron Angle on other issues.
  • In state legislature, sole No vote called "41 to Angle". (Oct 2010)
  • Close loopholes in campaign finance system. (Jul 2010)
  • No Pork Pledge: decrease earmarking; increase transparency. (Aug 2010)
  • Identify constitutionality in every new congressional bill. (Jul 2010)
  • Audit federal agencies, to reform or eliminate them. (Jul 2010)
  • Moratorium on all earmarks until budget is balanced. (Jul 2010)
Jack Carter on Government Reform
Democratic challenger, previously First Son: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Jack Carter on other issues.
  • Stop the mauling of our Constitutional balance of powers. (May 2006)
  • Consider public financing of federal campaigns. (May 2006)
Jon Porter on Government Reform
Republican Representative (NV-3): Click here for 8 full quotes OR click here for Jon Porter on other issues.
  • Voted YES on requiring lobbyist disclosure of bundled donations. (May 2007)
  • Voted YES on granting Washington DC an Electoral vote & vote in Congress. (Apr 2007)
  • Voted YES on protecting whistleblowers from employer recrimination. (Mar 2007)
  • Voted YES on requiring photo ID for voting in federal elections. (Sep 2006)
  • Voted YES on restricting independent grassroots political committees. (Apr 2006)
  • Voted YES on prohibiting lawsuits about obesity against food providers. (Oct 2005)
  • Voted YES on limiting attorney's fees in class action lawsuits. (Feb 2005)
  • Voted YES on restricting frivolous lawsuits. (Sep 2004)
Jim Gibbons on Government Reform
Republican Representative (NV-2): Click here for 9 full quotes OR click here for Jim Gibbons on other issues.
  • 6% salary reductions for all state workers. (Feb 2010)
  • Voted YES on requiring photo ID for voting in federal elections. (Sep 2006)
  • Voted YES on restricting independent grassroots political committees. (Apr 2006)
  • Voted YES on prohibiting lawsuits about obesity against food providers. (Oct 2005)
  • Voted YES on limiting attorney's fees in class action lawsuits. (Feb 2005)
  • Voted YES on restricting frivolous lawsuits. (Sep 2004)
  • Voted NO on campaign finance reform banning soft-money contributions. (Feb 2002)
  • Voted YES on banning soft money donations to national political parties. (Jul 2001)
  • Voted NO on banning soft money and issue ads. (Sep 1999)

                                                                                                                                                                               
  


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