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Gary Herbert on Free Trade
Republican Governor: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Gary Herbert on other issues.
  • Assist Utah companies with global vision for export growth. (Jan 2011)

Senate:

UT 2012: 2012 Utah Senate Debates


Orrin Hatch on Free Trade
Republican Sr Senator (UT): Click here for 19 full quotes OR click here for Orrin Hatch on other issues.
  • Supports NAFTA, GATT, WTO, Fast-Track. (Jan 2000)
  • Stop suspending import restrictions on steel. (Jun 1999)
  • Enforce anti-dumping laws consistently. (Jun 1999)
  • IMF encourages open markets despite imperfections. (Feb 1998)
  • China’s WTO admission will undermine police state. (Dec 1999)
  • Supports bilateral trade agreement & China admission to WTO. (Apr 1999)
  • 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 83% by CATO, indicating a pro-free trade voting record. (Dec 2002)
Mike Lee on Free Trade
Republican Jr Senator: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Mike Lee on other issues.
  • Power over foreign trade as little as over interstate tr. (Jun 2010)

House:


Rob Bishop on Free Trade
Republican Representative (UT-1): Click here for 8 full quotes OR click here for Rob Bishop 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 NO on implementing US-Australia Free Trade Agreement. (Jul 2004)
  • 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. (Jun 2013)
  • Block NAFTA Superhighway & North American Union. (Jan 2007)
Jim Matheson on Free Trade
Democratic Representative (UT-2): Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for Jim Matheson 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)
  • Rated 56% by CATO, indicating a mixed record on trade issues. (Dec 2002)
Chris Stewart on Free Trade
Republican (District 2): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Chris Stewart on other issues.
  • Sponsored sugar quotas & import tariffs to stabilize prices. (Mar 2013)

Former candidates & officeholders:


Rocky Anderson on Free Trade
Justice Party challenger for President: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Rocky Anderson on other issues.
  • Opposes expanding free trade. (Feb 2012)
  • More disincentives & safeguards in trade agreements. (Dec 2011)
Jon Huntsman on Free Trade
Republican UT Governor: Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Jon Huntsman on other issues.
  • China will say our QE1 and QE2 were currency manipulation. (Oct 2011)
  • Establish a Free Trade Area of the Americas. (Jun 2011)
  • Open up global markets for Utah businesses. (Nov 2006)
Pete Ashdown on Free Trade
Democratic challenger: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Pete Ashdown on other issues.
  • Trade should focus on spreading liberty and protecting jobs. (Jul 2006)
  • Protect American jobs. (Jun 2006)
Jason Chaffetz on Free Trade
2012 Senate Challenger; Republicam House member (UT-3): Click here for Jason Chaffetz on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Scott Howell on Free Trade
2000 Democratic Challenger for Senate (UT): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Scott Howell on other issues.
  • Supports NAFTA, GATT,WTO, and fast-track. (Nov 2000)
Dan Liljenquist on Free Trade
Republican Primary Challenger (2012): Click here for Dan Liljenquist on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Jason Chaffetz on Free Trade
2012 Senate Challenger; Republicam House member (UT-3): Click here for Jason Chaffetz on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Mike Leavitt-Gov on Free Trade
Former Republican Governor (1993-2003); Sec. HHS & EPA: Click here for Mike Leavitt-Gov on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Olene Walker on Free Trade
Former Republican Governor (2003-2004): Click here for Olene Walker on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Merrill Cook on Free Trade
2010 Republican challenger (lost primary): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Merrill Cook on other issues.
  • Voted NO on 'Fast Track' authority for trade agreements. (Sep 1998)
Merrill Cook on Free Trade
Former Republican (until 2001) (District 2): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Merrill Cook on other issues.
  • Voted NO on 'Fast Track' authority for trade agreements. (Sep 1998)
Paul Van Dam on Free Trade
2004 former Democratic challenger: Click here for Paul Van Dam on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Enid Waldholtz on Free Trade
Republican Former (1994-) (District 2): Click here for Enid Waldholtz on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Robert Bennett on Free Trade
Republican Jr Senator (UT): Click here for 14 full quotes OR click here for Robert Bennett 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 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)
  • Rated 91% by CATO, indicating a pro-free trade voting record. (Dec 2002)
  • Extend trade restrictions on Burma to promote democracy. (Jun 2007)
Sam Granato on Free Trade
2010 Democratic challenger: Click here for Sam Granato on other issues.
    No stance on record.
James Hansen on Free Trade
Republican (District 1): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for James Hansen on other issues.
  • Voted NO on withdrawing from the WTO. (Jun 2000)
  • Voted YES on 'Fast Track' authority for trade agreements. (Sep 1998)
Chris Cannon on Free Trade
Republican Representative (UT-3): Click here for 9 full quotes OR click here for Chris Cannon 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 47% by CATO, indicating a mixed record on trade issues. (Dec 2002)

                                                                                                                                                                               
  


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