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Julian Castro on Free Trade
Mayor of San Antonio: Click here for Julian Castro on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Annise Parker on Free Trade
Mayor of Houston: Click here for Annise Parker on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Rick Perry on Free Trade
Republican Governor (TX): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Rick Perry on other issues.
  • NAFTA is largest job stimulus of the decade. (Sep 2011)
  • Welcome market of united Europe & ever-growing China & India. (Nov 2010)
  • Milk price controls are egregiously interventionist. (Nov 2010)
  • Enforce trade law against subsidized Canadian lumber imports. (Sep 2001)
Mike Rawlings on Free Trade
Mayor of Dallas: Click here for Mike Rawlings on other issues.
    No stance on record.

Senate:

TX 2014: 2014 TX Senate debate


John Cornyn on Free Trade
Republican Jr Senator (TX): Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for John Cornyn 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)
  • Extend trade restrictions on Burma to promote democracy. (Jun 2007)
  • Insist on access to post-mad-cow Japanese beef markets. (Mar 2010)
Ted Cruz on Free Trade
Republican Challenger: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Ted Cruz on other issues.
  • Defended Chinese company on intellectual property theft. (May 2012)
  • Dewhurst lying about defending Chinese intellectual property. (May 2012)
David Dewhurst on Free Trade
Republican Challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for David Dewhurst on other issues.
  • Cruz defended Chinese on intellectual property theft. (May 2012)
Kay Bailey Hutchison on Free Trade
Republican Sr Senator (TX): Click here for 15 full quotes OR click here for Kay Bailey Hutchison 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)
  • Voted YES on extending free trade to Andean nations. (May 2002)
  • Voted NO 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)
  • Voted YES on renewing 'fast track' presidential trade authority. (Nov 1997)
  • Voted YES on imposing trade sanctions on Japan for closed market. (May 1995)
  • Rated 67% by CATO, indicating a pro-free trade voting record. (Dec 2002)
  • Extend trade restrictions on Burma to promote democracy. (Jun 2007)
  • Insist on access to post-mad-cow Japanese beef markets. (Mar 2010)
Paul Sadler on Free Trade
Democratic Challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Paul Sadler on other issues.
  • Supports fair trade policies. (Apr 2012)

House:


Joe Linus Barton on Free Trade
Republican Representative (TX-6): Click here for 9 full quotes OR click here for Joe Linus Barton 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)
  • Voted NO on withdrawing from the WTO. (Jun 2000)
  • Voted YES on 'Fast Track' authority for trade agreements. (Sep 1998)
  • Rated 33% by CATO, indicating a mixed record on trade issues. (Dec 2002)
Kevin Brady on Free Trade
Republican Representative (TX-8): Click here for 10 full quotes OR click here for Kevin Brady 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)
  • Voted NO on withdrawing from the WTO. (Jun 2000)
  • Voted YES on 'Fast Track' authority for trade agreements. (Sep 1998)
  • Rated 56% by CATO, indicating a mixed record on trade issues. (Dec 2002)
  • Sponsored sugar quotas & import tariffs to stabilize prices. (Jun 2013)
Michael Burgess on Free Trade
Republican Representative (TX-26): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Michael Burgess on other issues.
  • Voted NO 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)
Quico Canseco on Free Trade
Republican (District 23): Click here for Quico Canseco on other issues.
    No stance on record.
John Carter on Free Trade
Republican Representative (TX-31): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for John Carter 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)
Joaquin Castro on Free Trade
Democrat (District 20): Click here for Joaquin Castro on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Mike Conaway on Free Trade
Republican Representative (TX-11): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Mike Conaway 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)
  • Insist on access to post-mad-cow Japanese beef markets. (Mar 2010)
Henry Cuellar on Free Trade
Democratic Representative (TX-28): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Henry Cuellar 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)
John Culberson on Free Trade
Republican Representative (TX-7): Click here for 10 full quotes OR click here for John Culberson 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)
  • No restrictions on import/export; but maintain sovereignty . (Dec 2000)
  • End economic protectionism: let dairy compacts expire . (Aug 2001)
  • Rated 72% by CATO, indicating a pro-free trade voting record. (Dec 2002)
  • Insist on access to post-mad-cow Japanese beef markets. (Mar 2010)
Lloyd Doggett on Free Trade
Democratic Representative (TX-25): Click here for 9 full quotes OR click here for Lloyd Doggett 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 YES on implementing US-Australia Free Trade Agreement. (Jul 2004)
  • Voted YES 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 NO on 'Fast Track' authority for trade agreements. (Sep 1998)
  • Rated 61% by CATO, indicating a mixed record on trade issues. (Dec 2002)
Blake Farenthold on Free Trade
Republican (District 27): Click here for Blake Farenthold on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Bill Flores on Free Trade
Republican (District 17): Click here for Bill Flores on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Pete Gallego on Free Trade
Democrat (District 23): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Pete Gallego on other issues.
  • Tax credits for buying US-job creating products. (Nov 2012)
Louie Gohmert on Free Trade
Republican Representative (TX-1): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Louie Gohmert 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)
  • Sponsored sugar quotas & import tariffs to stabilize prices. (Jun 2013)
Kay Granger on Free Trade
Republican Representative (TX-12): Click here for 10 full quotes OR click here for Kay Granger 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)
  • Voted NO on withdrawing from the WTO. (Jun 2000)
  • Voted YES on 'Fast Track' authority for trade agreements. (Sep 1998)
  • Promote the Andean Free Trade Agreement. (May 2002)
  • Rated 44% by CATO, indicating a mixed record on trade issues. (Dec 2002)
Al Green on Free Trade
Democratic Representative (TX-9): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Al Green on other issues.
  • Voted NO 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)
  • Review free trade agreements biennially for rights violation. (Jun 2009)
  • Impose tariffs against countries which manipulate currency. (Feb 2011)
Gene Green on Free Trade
Democratic Representative (TX-29): Click here for 14 full quotes OR click here for Gene Green on other issues.
  • Voted NO 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 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)
  • Voted NO on withdrawing from the WTO. (Jun 2000)
  • Voted NO on 'Fast Track' authority for trade agreements. (Sep 1998)
  • Rated 11% 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)
  • Require open markets for US goods in all trade agreements. (May 2011)
  • Sponsored imposing import fee on countries with undervalued currency. (Apr 2013)
Ralph Moody Hall on Free Trade
Republican Representative (TX-4): Click here for 9 full quotes OR click here for Ralph Moody Hall 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)
  • Voted YES on withdrawing from the WTO. (Jun 2000)
  • Voted YES on 'Fast Track' authority for trade agreements. (Sep 1998)
  • Rated 39% by CATO, indicating a mixed record on trade issues. (Dec 2002)
Jeb Hensarling on Free Trade
Republican Representative (TX-5): Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for Jeb Hensarling on other issues.
  • Voted YES on promoting free trade with Peru. (Nov 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)
  • Insist on access to post-mad-cow Japanese beef markets. (Mar 2010)
  • Sponsored sugar quotas & import tariffs to stabilize prices. (Mar 2013)
Ruben Hinojosa on Free Trade
Democratic Representative (TX-15): Click here for 10 full quotes OR click here for Ruben Hinojosa 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 NO on 'Fast Track' authority for trade agreements. (Sep 1998)
  • Rated 53% by CATO, indicating a mixed record on trade issues. (Dec 2002)
  • Extend trade restrictions on Burma to promote democracy. (Jun 2007)
Sheila Jackson Lee on Free Trade
Democratic Representative (TX-18): Click here for 13 full quotes OR click here for Sheila Jackson Lee on other issues.
  • Voted NO 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 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)
  • Voted NO on withdrawing from the WTO. (Jun 2000)
  • Voted NO on 'Fast Track' authority for trade agreements. (Sep 1998)
  • Rated 17% by CATO, indicating a pro-fair trade voting record. (Dec 2002)
  • Review free trade agreements biennially for rights violation. (Jun 2009)
  • Impose tariffs against countries which manipulate currency. (Feb 2011)
  • Require open markets for US goods in all trade agreements. (May 2011)
  • No MFN for China; condition trade on human rights. (Nov 1999)
Eddie Bernice Johnson on Free Trade
Democratic Representative (TX-30): Click here for 13 full quotes OR click here for Eddie Bernice Johnson 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 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)
  • Voted NO on withdrawing from the WTO. (Jun 2000)
  • Voted YES on 'Fast Track' authority for trade agreements. (Sep 1998)
  • Rated 29% by CATO, indicating a pro-fair trade voting record. (Dec 2002)
  • Tariffs against countries undervaluing their currency. (May 2009)
  • Impose tariffs against countries which manipulate currency. (Feb 2011)
  • Sponsored imposing import fee on countries with undervalued currency. (Apr 2013)
  • No MFN for China; condition trade on human rights. (Nov 1999)
Sam Johnson on Free Trade
Republican Representative (TX-3): Click here for 10 full quotes OR click here for Sam Johnson 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)
  • Voted NO on withdrawing from the WTO. (Jun 2000)
  • Voted YES on 'Fast Track' authority for trade agreements. (Sep 1998)
  • No restrictions on import/export; but maintain sovereignty . (Dec 2000)
  • Rated 44% by CATO, indicating a mixed record on trade issues. (Dec 2002)
Scott Keller on Free Trade
Independent Challenger (District 8): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Scott Keller on other issues.
  • Eliminate ALL barriers to free trade. (Apr 2013)
  • Strongly supports expanding free trade. (Apr 2013)
  • Free trade with the full involvement of the people. (Aug 2011)
Kenny Marchant on Free Trade
Republican Representative (TX-24): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Kenny Marchant 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)
  • Block NAFTA Superhighway & North American Union. (Jan 2007)
Michael McCaul on Free Trade
Republican Representative (TX-10): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Michael McCaul 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)
Randy Neugebauer on Free Trade
Republican Representative (TX-19): Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for Randy Neugebauer 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)
  • Insist on access to post-mad-cow Japanese beef markets. (Mar 2010)
Beto O`Rourke on Free Trade
Democrat (District 16): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Beto O`Rourke on other issues.
  • Make our international ports modern, efficient and safe. (Nov 2012)
Pete Olson on Free Trade
Republican (District 22): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Pete Olson on other issues.
  • Insist on access to post-mad-cow Japanese beef markets. (Mar 2010)
Ted Poe on Free Trade
Republican Representative (TX-2): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Ted Poe on other issues.
  • Voted NO on assisting workers who lose jobs due to globalization. (Oct 2007)
  • Voted YES on implementing CAFTA, Central America Free Trade. (Jul 2005)
  • Block NAFTA Superhighway & North American Union. (Jan 2007)
Silvestre Reyes on Free Trade
Democratic Representative (TX-16): Click here for 10 full quotes OR click here for Silvestre Reyes 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 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 NO on 'Fast Track' authority for trade agreements. (Sep 1998)
  • Rated 31% by CATO, indicating a pro-fair trade voting record. (Dec 2002)
  • Impose tariffs against countries which manipulate currency. (Feb 2011)
Pete Sessions on Free Trade
Republican Representative (TX-32): Click here for 10 full quotes OR click here for Pete Sessions 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)
  • Voted NO on withdrawing from the WTO. (Jun 2000)
  • Voted YES on 'Fast Track' authority for trade agreements. (Sep 1998)
  • End economic protectionism: let dairy compacts expire . (Aug 2001)
  • Rated 39% by CATO, indicating a mixed record on trade issues. (Dec 2002)
Lamar Smith on Free Trade
Republican Representative (TX-21): Click here for 9 full quotes OR click here for Lamar Smith 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)
  • Voted NO on withdrawing from the WTO. (Jun 2000)
  • Voted YES on 'Fast Track' authority for trade agreements. (Sep 1998)
  • Rated 39% by CATO, indicating a mixed record on trade issues. (Dec 2002)
Mac Thornberry on Free Trade
Republican Representative (TX-13): Click here for 9 full quotes OR click here for Mac Thornberry 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)
  • 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)
Marc Veasey on Free Trade
Democrat (District 33): Click here for Marc Veasey on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Filemon Vela on Free Trade
Democrat (District 34): Click here for Filemon Vela on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Randy Weber on Free Trade
Republican (District 14): Click here for Randy Weber on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Roger Williams on Free Trade
Republican (District 25): Click here for Roger Williams on other issues.
    No stance on record.

Former candidates & officeholders:


Elizabeth Ames Jones on Free Trade
Former Republican Challenger (2012): Click here for Elizabeth Ames Jones on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Tom Leppert on Free Trade
Former Republican Challenger (2012): Click here for Tom Leppert on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Jon Roland on Free Trade
Libertarian Senate Challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Jon Roland on other issues.
  • Free trade ok as long as sovereignty considered. (May 2008)
Charles Gonzalez on Free Trade
Democrat: Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Charles Gonzalez 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)
  • Extend trade restrictions on Burma to promote democracy. (Jun 2007)
  • Impose tariffs against countries which manipulate currency. (Feb 2011)
Ron Paul on Free Trade
Republican Representative (TX-14); previously Libertarian for President: Click here for 30 full quotes OR click here for Ron Paul on other issues.
  • Free trade helps all of Latin America, even Cuba. (Jan 2012)
  • China trade benefits American consumers. (Jan 2012)
  • Trade sanctions never worked on Cuba, and won't work on Iran. (Aug 2011)
  • No embargoes & no tariffs; but no NAFTA too. (Jun 2011)
  • Fast-track cedes power from Congress to President. (Apr 2011)
  • I oppose trade organizations because of flawed fast-track. (Apr 2011)
  • Market can sort out mess created by central banks. (Sep 2010)
  • Inflation is regressive & results in protectionism. (Sep 2010)
  • Free trade agreements threaten national sovereignty. (Apr 2008)
  • FactCheck: NAFTA Superhighway not a conspiracy; it’s I-35. (Feb 2008)
  • Look at the monetary system and deal with the trade issues. (Dec 2007)
  • Block international highway from Canada to Mexico. (Dec 2007)
  • No North American Union; no WTO; no UN. (Sep 2007)
  • Inappropriate to impose sanctions for persecuting Christians. (Sep 2007)
  • China trade not contingent on human rights & product safety. (Sep 2007)
  • No NAFTA Superhighway from Canada to Mexico. (Sep 2007)
  • NAFTA superhighway threatens widespread eminent domain. (Sep 2007)
  • IMF empowers politicians by causing inflation. (Dec 1981)
  • Allow Americans to own gold; end large-scale foreign sales. (Dec 1981)
  • Voted NO on promoting free trade with Peru. (Nov 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 YES on withdrawing from the WTO. (Jun 2000)
  • Voted NO on 'Fast Track' authority for trade agreements. (Sep 1998)
  • No restrictions on import/export; but maintain sovereignty . (Dec 2000)
  • End economic protectionism: let dairy compacts expire . (Aug 2001)
  • Rated 76% by CATO, indicating a pro-free trade voting record. (Dec 2002)
  • Block NAFTA Superhighway & North American Union. (Jan 2007)
Steve Stockman on Free Trade
Republican (District 36): Click here for Steve Stockman on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Tony Sanchez on Free Trade
Democrat 2000 Challenger: Click here for Tony Sanchez on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Ken Bentsen on Free Trade
Former Dem.challenger (withdrew Jan. 2006), former U.S. Rep.: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Ken Bentsen on other issues.
  • Voted NO on withdrawing from the WTO. (Jun 2000)
  • Voted YES on 'Fast Track' authority for trade agreements. (Sep 1998)
Jack Fields on Free Trade
Republican Former (1994-) (District 8): Click here for Jack Fields on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Martin Frost on Free Trade
Democrat (Until 2004) (District 24): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Martin Frost on other issues.
  • 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)
  • Voted NO on withdrawing from the WTO. (Jun 2000)
  • Voted NO on 'Fast Track' authority for trade agreements. (Sep 1998)
  • Rated 28% by CATO, indicating a pro-fair trade voting record. (Dec 2002)
Phil Gramm on Free Trade
Former Republican Senator: Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for Phil Gramm 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 YES 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)
  • Voted YES on imposing trade sanctions on Japan for closed market. (May 1995)
Gene Kelly on Free Trade
Former Democratic Challenger (2006): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Gene Kelly on other issues.
  • Supports expanding Free Trade. (Sep 2000)
Ron Kirk on Free Trade
2002 Democratic Candidate: Click here for Ron Kirk on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Nicholas Lampson on Free Trade
Democrat (Unseated 2008) (District 9): Click here for 8 full quotes OR click here for Nicholas Lampson 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 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 NO on 'Fast Track' authority for trade agreements. (Sep 1998)
  • Rated 33% by CATO, indicating a mixed record on trade issues. (Dec 2002)
Mary Ruwart on Free Trade
2000 Libertarian Challenger for Senate (TX): Click here for Mary Ruwart on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Max Sandlin on Free Trade
Democrat (Until 2004) (District 1): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Max Sandlin on other issues.
  • 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 NO on 'Fast Track' authority for trade agreements. (Sep 1998)
  • Rated 22% by CATO, indicating a pro-fair trade voting record. (Dec 2002)
Shelley Sekula-Gibbs on Free Trade
Republican Former (2006-2007) (District 22): Click here for Shelley Sekula-Gibbs on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Jim Turner on Free Trade
Democrat (Until 2004) (District 2): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Jim Turner on other issues.
  • 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 NO on 'Fast Track' authority for trade agreements. (Sep 1998)
  • Rated 28% by CATO, indicating a pro-fair trade voting record. (Dec 2002)
Bill Archer on Free Trade
Republican (District 7): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Bill Archer on other issues.
  • Voted NO on withdrawing from the WTO. (Jun 2000)
  • Voted YES on 'Fast Track' authority for trade agreements. (Sep 1998)
Dick Armey on Free Trade
Republican (District 26): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Dick Armey on other issues.
  • Voted NO on withdrawing from the WTO. (Jun 2000)
  • Voted YES on 'Fast Track' authority for trade agreements. (Sep 1998)
Chris Bell on Free Trade
Democrat (District 25): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Chris Bell on other issues.
  • 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)
Ken Bentsen on Free Trade
Democrat (District 25): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Ken Bentsen on other issues.
  • Voted NO on withdrawing from the WTO. (Jun 2000)
  • Voted YES on 'Fast Track' authority for trade agreements. (Sep 1998)
Henry Bonilla on Free Trade
Republican (District 23): Click here for 8 full quotes OR click here for Henry Bonilla on other issues.
  • 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)
  • End economic protectionism: let dairy compacts expire . (Aug 2001)
  • Rated 39% by CATO, indicating a mixed record on trade issues. (Dec 2002)
Ronald Coleman on Free Trade
Democrat (1982-1996) (District 16): Click here for Ronald Coleman on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Larry Combest on Free Trade
Republican (District 19): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Larry Combest on other issues.
  • Voted NO on withdrawing from the WTO. (Jun 2000)
  • Voted YES on 'Fast Track' authority for trade agreements. (Sep 1998)
  • Promote fair trade restricting Canadian wheat. (Oct 1993)
Prof. Tom Davis on Free Trade
Green Challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Prof. Tom Davis on other issues.
  • The phrase “free trade” is a lie. (Aug 2008)
Tom DeLay on Free Trade
Republican (District 22): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Tom DeLay on other issues.
  • 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 YES on 'Fast Track' authority for trade agreements. (Sep 1998)
  • Rated 75% by CATO, indicating a pro-free trade voting record. (Dec 2002)
Chet Edwards on Free Trade
Democratic Representative (TX-17): Click here for 11 full quotes OR click here for Chet Edwards 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 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)
  • Tariffs against countries undervaluing their currency. (May 2009)
  • Insist on access to post-mad-cow Japanese beef markets. (Mar 2010)
Darrel Hunter on Free Trade
Democratic Senate Challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Darrel Hunter on other issues.
  • Withdraw from WTO and GATT. (Nov 2004)
Scott Jameson on Free Trade
Libertarian Challenger: Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Scott Jameson on other issues.
  • Support and expand free trade. (Aug 2008)
  • Opposes the Trans Texas Corridor, “NAFTA Superhighway”. (Aug 2008)
  • No NAFTA, no CAFTA, no WTO. (Aug 2006)
Rick Noriega on Free Trade
Democratic Senate Challenger: Click here for Rick Noriega on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Solomon Ortiz on Free Trade
Democratic Representative (TX-27): Click here for 9 full quotes OR click here for Solomon Ortiz 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 44% by CATO, indicating a mixed record on trade issues. (Dec 2002)
Barbara Radnofsky on Free Trade
Democratic challenger: Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Barbara Radnofsky on other issues.
  • Fair trade policy and reduced reliance on China. (Apr 2006)
  • Promote fair trade with incentives to keep jobs at home. (Sep 2005)
  • CAFTA sucks away our jobs and pollutes our environment. (Aug 2005)
Ciro Rodriguez on Free Trade
Democratic Representative (TX-23): Click here for 8 full quotes OR click here for Ciro Rodriguez on other issues.
  • Voted NO 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 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 NO on 'Fast Track' authority for trade agreements. (Sep 1998)
  • Rated 33% by CATO, indicating a mixed record on trade issues. (Dec 2002)
Charles Stenholm on Free Trade
Democrat (District 17): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Charles Stenholm on other issues.
  • 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 53% by CATO, indicating a mixed record on trade issues. (Dec 2002)

                                                                                                                                                                               
  


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