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Mary Fallin on Government Reform
Republican: Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Mary Fallin 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 NO on protecting whistleblowers from employer recrimination. (Mar 2007)

Senate:

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Tom Coburn on Government Reform
Republican Jr Senator; previously Representative (OK-2): Click here for 22 full quotes OR click here for Tom Coburn on other issues.
  • We must have government that spends less and does less. (Jan 2012)
  • Expose widespread waste and duplication in federal spending. (Jan 2012)
  • Earmarks are unconstitutional perversion of Congress' duties. (Nov 2010)
  • Earmarks are gateway drug for wasteful government spending. (Jul 2009)
  • Rejected a road bill that came with a bribe. (Oct 2004)
  • 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 NO 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 and issue ads. (Sep 1999)
  • Sponsored bill prohibiting non-legislated earmarks. (Jul 2005)
  • Sponsored bill allowing individual votes on each earmark. (Feb 2006)
  • Prohibit voter intimidation in federal elections. (Mar 2007)
  • Ensure delivery of absentee ballots for troops overseas. (May 2008)
  • 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)
  • Sponsored bill requiring Internet disclosure of earmarks. (May 2010)
  • Ban paid voter registration. (May 2009)
  • Sponsored bill that laws must cite Constitutional authority. (Jun 2009)
James Inhofe on Government Reform
Republican Sr Senator (OK): Click here for 17 full quotes OR click here for James Inhofe on other issues.
  • Opposes the Democratic ethics reform bill. (Aug 2008)
  • 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 YES on require photo ID (not just signature) for voter registration. (Feb 2002)
  • Voted NO on banning campaign donations from unions & corporations. (Apr 2001)
  • Voted NO on funding for National Endowment for the Arts. (Aug 1999)
  • Voted NO on favoring 1997 McCain-Feingold overhaul of campaign finance. (Oct 1997)
  • Voted YES on Approving the presidential line-item veto. (Mar 1996)
  • Voted YES on banning more types of Congressional gifts. (Jul 1995)
  • Ensure delivery of absentee ballots for troops overseas. (May 2008)
  • Ban paid voter registration. (May 2009)
  • Require all laws to cite Constitutional authorization. (Jun 2009)
Matt Silverstein on Government Reform
Republican Senate Challenger: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Matt Silverstein on other issues.
  • Not a dime from any lobbyists in campaign donations. (Oct 2013)
  • Inhofe says he's for term limits, but was in for 26 years. (Aug 2013)

House:


Jim Bridenstine on Government Reform
Republican (District 1): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Jim Bridenstine on other issues.
  • Cut Congressional pay & time in session. (Nov 2012)
  • First Amendment includes campaign spending. (Oct 2012)
Tom Cole on Government Reform
Republican Representative (OK-4): Click here for 11 full quotes OR click here for Tom Cole on other issues.
  • Voted YES 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)
  • 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)
  • Sunset Act: review every federal agency every 12 years. (Jan 2009)
  • Require Congressional certification of president's "Czars". (Jan 2011)
James Lankford on Government Reform
Republican (District 5): Click here for the full quote OR click here for James Lankford on other issues.
  • Member of House Committee on Oversight & Government Reform. (Mar 2011)
Frank Dean Lucas on Government Reform
Republican Representative (OK-3): Click here for 15 full quotes OR click here for Frank Dean Lucas 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)
  • 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)
  • Sunset Act: review every federal agency every 12 years. (Jan 2009)
  • Limit punitive damages; term limits on Congress. (Sep 1994)
  • Government is too big, too intrusive, too easy with money. (Sep 1994)
Markwayne Mullin on Government Reform
Republican (District 2): Click here for Markwayne Mullin on other issues.
    No stance on record.
John Sullivan on Government Reform
Republican Representative (OK-1): Click here for 8 full quotes OR click here for John Sullivan on other issues.
  • 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)
  • 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)

Former candidates & officeholders:


Brad Henry on Government Reform
Democratic OK Governor: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Brad Henry on other issues.
  • Limit contributions to political campaigns. (Nov 2002)
Dan Boren on Government Reform
Democratic Representative (OK-2): Click here for 10 full quotes OR click here for Dan Boren on other issues.
  • Voted YES 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)
  • Voted NO 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)
  • Supports Shays-Meehan Campaign Finance Reform. (Jul 2001)
  • Ban stock trading based on Congressional insider knowledge. (Nov 2011)
Frank Keating on Government Reform
Former Republican Governor (1995-2002): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Frank Keating on other issues.
  • Attract people to Oklahoma to regain Congressional seat. (Feb 2001)
  • Reforms must respect state's rights to select electors. (Aug 2001)
Steve Largent on Government Reform
Former Republican Challenger (2002): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Steve Largent on other issues.
  • Voted YES on banning soft money donations to national political parties. (Jul 2001)
  • Voted NO on banning soft money and issue ads. (Sep 1999)
  • Restrict campaign donations from foreigners or 3rd parties. (May 1999)
  • Limit punitive damages; term limits on Congress. (Sep 1994)
  • Government is too big, too intrusive, too easy with money. (Sep 1994)
Brad Carson on Government Reform
2004 former Democratic challenger; US Representative: Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Brad Carson on other issues.
  • Voted YES 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)
  • Supports Shays-Meehan Campaign Finance Reform. (Jul 2001)
Don Nickles on Government Reform
Former Republican incumbent; retired 2004: Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for Don Nickles on other issues.
  • Voted NO on banning "soft money" contributions and restricting issue ads. (Mar 2002)
  • Voted YES on require photo ID (not just signature) for voter registration. (Feb 2002)
  • Voted NO on banning campaign donations from unions & corporations. (Apr 2001)
  • Voted NO on funding for National Endowment for the Arts. (Aug 1999)
  • Voted NO on favoring 1997 McCain-Feingold overhaul of campaign finance. (Oct 1997)
  • Voted YES on Approving the presidential line-item veto. (Mar 1996)
  • Voted YES on banning more types of Congressional gifts. (Jul 1995)
David Walters on Government Reform
2002 Democratic Senate Challenger (OK): Click here for David Walters on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Brad Carson on Government Reform
Democrat (Retired) (District 2): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Brad Carson on other issues.
  • Voted YES 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)
  • Supports Shays-Meehan Campaign Finance Reform. (Jul 2001)
Tom Coburn on Government Reform
Republican Jr Senator; previously Representative (OK-2): Click here for 22 full quotes OR click here for Tom Coburn on other issues.
  • We must have government that spends less and does less. (Jan 2012)
  • Expose widespread waste and duplication in federal spending. (Jan 2012)
  • Earmarks are unconstitutional perversion of Congress' duties. (Nov 2010)
  • Earmarks are gateway drug for wasteful government spending. (Jul 2009)
  • Rejected a road bill that came with a bribe. (Oct 2004)
  • 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 NO 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 and issue ads. (Sep 1999)
  • Sponsored bill prohibiting non-legislated earmarks. (Jul 2005)
  • Sponsored bill allowing individual votes on each earmark. (Feb 2006)
  • Prohibit voter intimidation in federal elections. (Mar 2007)
  • Ensure delivery of absentee ballots for troops overseas. (May 2008)
  • 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)
  • Sponsored bill requiring Internet disclosure of earmarks. (May 2010)
  • Ban paid voter registration. (May 2009)
  • Sponsored bill that laws must cite Constitutional authority. (Jun 2009)
Mary Fallin on Government Reform
Republican: Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Mary Fallin 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 NO on protecting whistleblowers from employer recrimination. (Mar 2007)
Ernest Istook on Government Reform
Republican (District 5): Click here for 10 full quotes OR click here for Ernest Istook on other issues.
  • Voted YES 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 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)
  • Limit punitive damages; term limits on Congress. (Sep 1994)
  • Government is too big, too intrusive, too easy with money. (Sep 1994)
Steve Largent on Government Reform
Republican (District 1): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Steve Largent on other issues.
  • Voted YES on banning soft money donations to national political parties. (Jul 2001)
  • Voted NO on banning soft money and issue ads. (Sep 1999)
  • Restrict campaign donations from foreigners or 3rd parties. (May 1999)
  • Limit punitive damages; term limits on Congress. (Sep 1994)
  • Government is too big, too intrusive, too easy with money. (Sep 1994)
Mark Myles on Government Reform
2010 Democratic Challenger: Click here for Mark Myles on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Andrew Rice on Government Reform
Democratic Challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Andrew Rice on other issues.
  • Most donations from individuals; most of Inhofe’s from PACs. (Jul 2008)
Wes Watkins on Government Reform
Republican (District 3): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Wes Watkins on other issues.
  • Voted YES on banning soft money donations to national political parties. (Jul 2001)
  • Voted NO on banning soft money and issue ads. (Sep 1999)
J.C. Watts on Government Reform
Republican (District 4): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for J.C. Watts on other issues.
  • Voted YES on banning soft money donations to national political parties. (Jul 2001)
  • Voted NO on banning soft money and issue ads. (Sep 1999)
  • Limit punitive damages; term limits on Congress. (Sep 1994)
  • Government is too big, too intrusive, too easy with money. (Sep 1994)

                                                                                                                                                                               
  


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