OnTheIssues.org
Home Issues Candidates Recent Grid Archive Senate House VoteMatch_Quiz FAQs
 |   Abortion   Civil   Rights   Crime   Defense   Education   Gun   Control   Health   Care   Tax   Reform 
Virginia
Candidates' views>>
Background
Virginia Political Leaders

Book Reviews

(from Amazon.com)

(click a book cover for a review or click for other books on Pollution, Global Warming, or Environment from Amazon.com)

Site Map
Home
(Main page)
Issues
(Presidential quotations organized by topic)
Candidates
(Presidential quotations organized by candidate)
Recent
(Most recent quotation for each candidate)
Issue Grid
(Summary by topic of each candidate's positions)
Candidate Grid
(Summary by candidate of positions on each topic)
Archives
(Debate and book excerpts)
House of Representatives
(112th Congress)
Senate
(112th Senate)
Governors
(50 incumbents)
Cabinet
(16 Secretaries)
Supreme Court
(9 Justices)
Mayors
(12 Big-City Mayors)
Presidents
(9 Past Presidents)
VoteMatch
(Presidential Selector and Political Affiliation 20-question quiz)
About Us
(About OnTheIssues.org)
Write Us
(Your feedback to us)
  
Governor and gubernatorial candidates
  Newsletter     Signup  
Email:
  
Zip:
    
Or click for More Info.
    
     
Senators and senatorial candidates
House incumbents
Former Officeholders
 

Governor, Mayors and Pundits:


Ken Cuccinelli on Energy & Oil
Republican Challenger : Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Ken Cuccinelli on other issues.
  • We need oil, natural gas, and coal, plus new sources. (Mar 2013)
  • CO2 regulations force unproven & expensive technology. (Feb 2013)
  • Plenty of doubt whether global warming science is "settled". (Feb 2013)
  • We exhale CO2 every day; it's not a killer. (Feb 2013)
  • EPA's cap-and-trade policy is based on junk science. (Feb 2013)
  • Opposes tailpipe emission rules for CO2 reductions. (Jan 2011)
Terry McAuliffe on Energy & Oil
Democratic nominee for Governor; previously DNC Chair: Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Terry McAuliffe on other issues.
  • Co-founded GreenTech electric car company, in Mississippi. (Jul 2013)
  • 2012: Started GreenTech electric car company & soon resigned. (Apr 2013)
  • Capture wind offshore: for jobs & green energy. (Mar 2013)
  • Supports tradable emissions permits for greenhouse gases. (Aug 2000)
Bob McDonnell on Energy & Oil
Republican Governor: Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for Bob McDonnell on other issues.
  • Replace gas tax with sales and use tax. (Jan 2013)
  • We must use ALL our vast natural resources. (Jan 2010)
  • Cultivate green energy and renewables. (Nov 2009)
  • Opposes cap-and-trade as congressional encroachment. (Jul 2009)
  • Drill for oil 50 miles offshore, environmentally safely. (Jul 2009)
  • All-of-the-above approach: coal, oil, nuclear, & renewables. (Jul 2009)
  • Stop harmful EPA regulation of greenhouse gas emissions. (Mar 2010)
Robert Sarvis on Energy & Oil
Libertarian nominee for Governor: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Robert Sarvis on other issues.
  • Humans cause climate change, but don't regulate CO2. (Nov 2011)

Senate:

VA 2014: 2014 VA Senate debate


George Allen on Energy & Oil
Republican Senate Challenger: Click here for 17 full quotes OR click here for George Allen on other issues.
  • If you use electricity, you should vote for me. (Oct 2012)
  • Energy independence instead of cap-and-trade. (Apr 2012)
  • Use the blessings of our plentiful American energy. (Apr 2012)
  • We are blessed to be #1 in energy resources: so use them. (Dec 2011)
  • Opposes spending resources to stop Global Warming. (Sep 2000)
  • Roll back federal gas tax to lower gas price. (Apr 2000)
  • Voted NO on disallowing an oil leasing program in Alaska's ANWR. (Nov 2005)
  • Voted NO on $3.1B for emergency oil assistance for hurricane-hit areas. (Oct 2005)
  • Voted NO on reducing oil usage by 40% by 2025 (instead of 5%). (Jun 2005)
  • Voted NO on banning drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. (Mar 2005)
  • Voted YES on Bush Administration Energy Policy. (Jul 2003)
  • Voted NO on targeting 100,000 hydrogen-powered vehicles by 2010. (Jun 2003)
  • Voted NO on removing consideration of drilling ANWR from budget bill. (Mar 2003)
  • Voted YES on drilling ANWR on national security grounds. (Apr 2002)
  • Voted YES on terminating CAFE standards within 15 months. (Mar 2002)
  • Cap-and-trade has no impact on global temperatures. (Jul 2010)
  • Explore proven energy reserves & keep energy prices low. (Jul 2010)
Ed Gillespie on Energy & Oil
Republican Challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Ed Gillespie on other issues.
  • Democrats' energy policy is an attack on our quality of life. (Jun 2003)
Tim Kaine on Energy & Oil
Democratic Senate Challenger; previously Governor: Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Tim Kaine on other issues.
  • Cut subsidies to big oil companies. (Oct 2012)
  • Allow Bush tax cuts for wealthy to expire. (Apr 2012)
  • We are producing more energy than ever; find alternatives. (Dec 2011)
  • We can't drill our way out; diversify our portfolio. (Aug 2008)
  • All Virginians are affected by rising gas prices. (Nov 2005)
  • Set goal of 25% renewable energy by 2025. (Jan 2007)
Robert Sarvis on Energy & Oil
Libertarian Challenger for Senate: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Robert Sarvis on other issues.
  • Humans cause climate change, but don't regulate CO2. (Nov 2011)
Mark Warner on Energy & Oil
Democratic Jr Senator; previously Governor: Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for Mark Warner on other issues.
  • Opposes drilling ANWR; but OK to drill offshore. (Sep 2008)
  • Offshore drilling is acceptable but not the “silver bullet”. (Jul 2008)
  • Vetoed offshore drilling ban until more laws & facts known. (Jul 2008)
  • Drastically reduced emissions from VA coal power plants. (Mar 2008)
  • Voted NO on barring EPA from regulating greenhouse gases. (Apr 2011)
  • Voted NO on protecting middle-income taxpayers from a national energy tax. (Apr 2009)
  • Voted YES on requiring full Senate debate and vote on cap-and-trade. (Apr 2009)
James Webb on Energy & Oil
Democratic Sr Senator: Click here for 11 full quotes OR click here for James Webb on other issues.
  • Bush called for energy independence every year since 2001. (Jan 2007)
  • Support alternative sources instead of drilling ANWR. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted NO on barring EPA from regulating greenhouse gases. (Apr 2011)
  • Voted YES on protecting middle-income taxpayers from a national energy tax. (Apr 2009)
  • Voted YES on requiring full Senate debate and vote on cap-and-trade. (Apr 2009)
  • Voted YES on tax incentives for energy production and conservation. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted YES on addressing CO2 emissions without considering India & China. (May 2008)
  • Voted YES on removing oil & gas exploration subsidies. (Jun 2007)
  • Voted YES on making oil-producing and exporting cartels illegal. (Jun 2007)
  • Voted NO on factoring global warming into federal project planning. (May 2007)
  • Sign on to UN Framework Convention on Climate Change. (Jan 2007)

House:


Eric Cantor on Energy & Oil
Republican Representative (VA-7): Click here for 19 full quotes OR click here for Eric Cantor on other issues.
  • Cap-and-trade is a national energy tax. (Sep 2010)
  • Voted YES on barring EPA from regulating greenhouse gases. (Apr 2011)
  • Voted NO on enforcing limits on CO2 global warming pollution. (Jun 2009)
  • Voted NO on tax credits for renewable electricity, with PAYGO offsets. (Sep 2008)
  • Voted NO on tax incentives for energy production and conservation. (May 2008)
  • Voted NO on tax incentives for renewable energy. (Feb 2008)
  • Voted NO on investing in homegrown biofuel. (Aug 2007)
  • Voted YES on criminalizing oil cartels like OPEC. (May 2007)
  • Voted NO on removing oil & gas exploration subsidies. (Jan 2007)
  • Voted NO on keeping moratorium on drilling for oil offshore. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted YES on scheduling permitting for new oil refinieries. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted YES on authorizing construction of new oil refineries. (Oct 2005)
  • Voted YES on passage of the Bush Administration national energy policy. (Jun 2004)
  • Voted YES on implementing Bush-Cheney national energy policy. (Nov 2003)
  • Voted NO on raising CAFE standards; incentives for alternative fuels. (Aug 2001)
  • Voted NO on prohibiting oil drilling & development in ANWR. (Aug 2001)
  • Rated 0% by the CAF, indicating opposition to energy independence. (Dec 2006)
  • Bar greenhouse gases from Clean Air Act rules. (Jan 2009)
  • Signed the No Climate Tax Pledge by AFP. (Nov 2010)
Gerry Connolly on Energy & Oil
Democrat (District 11): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Gerry Connolly on other issues.
  • Voted NO on opening Outer Continental Shelf to oil drilling. (May 2011)
  • Voted NO on barring EPA from regulating greenhouse gases. (Apr 2011)
  • Voted YES on enforcing limits on CO2 global warming pollution. (Jun 2009)
Randy Forbes on Energy & Oil
Republican Representative (VA-4): Click here for 16 full quotes OR click here for Randy Forbes on other issues.
  • Voted YES on opening Outer Continental Shelf to oil drilling. (May 2011)
  • Voted YES on barring EPA from regulating greenhouse gases. (Apr 2011)
  • Voted NO on enforcing limits on CO2 global warming pollution. (Jun 2009)
  • Voted NO on tax credits for renewable electricity, with PAYGO offsets. (Sep 2008)
  • Voted NO on tax incentives for energy production and conservation. (May 2008)
  • Voted NO on tax incentives for renewable energy. (Feb 2008)
  • Voted NO on investing in homegrown biofuel. (Aug 2007)
  • Voted YES on criminalizing oil cartels like OPEC. (May 2007)
  • Voted NO on removing oil & gas exploration subsidies. (Jan 2007)
  • Voted NO on keeping moratorium on drilling for oil offshore. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted YES on scheduling permitting for new oil refinieries. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted YES on authorizing construction of new oil refineries. (Oct 2005)
  • Voted YES on passage of the Bush Administration national energy policy. (Jun 2004)
  • Voted YES on implementing Bush-Cheney national energy policy. (Nov 2003)
  • Rated 0% by the CAF, indicating opposition to energy independence. (Dec 2006)
  • Bar greenhouse gases from Clean Air Act rules. (Jan 2009)
Bob Goodlatte on Energy & Oil
Republican Representative (VA-6): Click here for 22 full quotes OR click here for Bob Goodlatte on other issues.
  • Voted YES on opening Outer Continental Shelf to oil drilling. (May 2011)
  • Voted YES on barring EPA from regulating greenhouse gases. (Apr 2011)
  • Voted NO on enforcing limits on CO2 global warming pollution. (Jun 2009)
  • Voted NO on tax credits for renewable electricity, with PAYGO offsets. (Sep 2008)
  • Voted NO on tax incentives for energy production and conservation. (May 2008)
  • Voted NO on tax incentives for renewable energy. (Feb 2008)
  • Voted NO on investing in homegrown biofuel. (Aug 2007)
  • Voted YES on criminalizing oil cartels like OPEC. (May 2007)
  • Voted NO on removing oil & gas exploration subsidies. (Jan 2007)
  • Voted NO on keeping moratorium on drilling for oil offshore. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted YES on scheduling permitting for new oil refinieries. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted YES on authorizing construction of new oil refineries. (Oct 2005)
  • Voted YES on passage of the Bush Administration national energy policy. (Jun 2004)
  • Voted YES on implementing Bush-Cheney national energy policy. (Nov 2003)
  • Voted NO on raising CAFE standards; incentives for alternative fuels. (Aug 2001)
  • Voted NO on prohibiting oil drilling & development in ANWR. (Aug 2001)
  • Voted NO on starting implementation of Kyoto Protocol. (Jun 2000)
  • Rated 0% by the CAF, indicating opposition to energy independence. (Dec 2006)
  • Bar greenhouse gases from Clean Air Act rules. (Jan 2009)
  • No EPA regulation of greenhouse gases. (Jan 2011)
  • Set goal of 25% renewable energy by 2025. (Jan 2007)
  • Include agricultural products in renewable fuels. (May 2009)
Morgan Griffith on Energy & Oil
Republican (District 9): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Morgan Griffith on other issues.
  • Cap and trade scheme will result in massive job cuts. (Nov 2010)
  • Voted YES on opening Outer Continental Shelf to oil drilling. (May 2011)
  • Voted YES on barring EPA from regulating greenhouse gases. (Apr 2011)
  • Signed the No Climate Tax Pledge by AFP. (Nov 2010)
  • Member of House Committee on Energy and Commerce. (Mar 2011)
Robert Hurt on Energy & Oil
Republican (District 5): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Robert Hurt on other issues.
  • Voted YES on opening Outer Continental Shelf to oil drilling. (May 2011)
  • Voted YES on barring EPA from regulating greenhouse gases. (Apr 2011)
  • Signed the No Climate Tax Pledge by AFP. (Nov 2010)
James Moran on Energy & Oil
Democratic Representative (VA-8): Click here for 24 full quotes OR click here for James Moran on other issues.
  • Voted NO on opening Outer Continental Shelf to oil drilling. (May 2011)
  • Voted NO on barring EPA from regulating greenhouse gases. (Apr 2011)
  • Voted YES on enforcing limits on CO2 global warming pollution. (Jun 2009)
  • Voted YES on tax credits for renewable electricity, with PAYGO offsets. (Sep 2008)
  • Voted YES on tax incentives for energy production and conservation. (May 2008)
  • Voted YES on tax incentives for renewable energy. (Feb 2008)
  • Voted YES on investing in homegrown biofuel. (Aug 2007)
  • Voted YES on criminalizing oil cartels like OPEC. (May 2007)
  • Voted YES on removing oil & gas exploration subsidies. (Jan 2007)
  • Voted YES on keeping moratorium on drilling for oil offshore. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted NO on scheduling permitting for new oil refinieries. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted NO on authorizing construction of new oil refineries. (Oct 2005)
  • Voted NO on passage of the Bush Administration national energy policy. (Jun 2004)
  • Voted NO on implementing Bush-Cheney national energy policy. (Nov 2003)
  • Voted YES on raising CAFE standards; incentives for alternative fuels. (Aug 2001)
  • Voted YES on prohibiting oil drilling & development in ANWR. (Aug 2001)
  • Voted YES on starting implementation of Kyoto Protocol. (Jun 2000)
  • Supports tradable emissions permits for greenhouse gases. (Aug 2000)
  • Preserve Alaska's ANWR instead of drilling it. (Feb 2001)
  • Establish greenhouse gas tradeable allowances. (Feb 2005)
  • Rated 100% by the CAF, indicating support for energy independence. (Dec 2006)
  • Sign on to UN Framework Convention on Climate Change. (Jan 2007)
  • Extend through 2016 the renewable energy tax credit. (Nov 2011)
  • Let states define stricter-than-federal emission standards. (Jan 2008)
Scott Rigell on Energy & Oil
Republican (District 2): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Scott Rigell on other issues.
  • Use our abundant fossil fuel, including off Virginia's coast. (Nov 2010)
  • Voted YES on opening Outer Continental Shelf to oil drilling. (May 2011)
  • Voted YES on barring EPA from regulating greenhouse gases. (Apr 2011)
  • Signed the No Climate Tax Pledge by AFP. (Nov 2010)
Bobby Scott on Energy & Oil
Democratic Representative (VA-3): Click here for 19 full quotes OR click here for Bobby Scott on other issues.
  • Voted NO on opening Outer Continental Shelf to oil drilling. (May 2011)
  • Voted NO on barring EPA from regulating greenhouse gases. (Apr 2011)
  • Voted YES on enforcing limits on CO2 global warming pollution. (Jun 2009)
  • Voted YES on tax credits for renewable electricity, with PAYGO offsets. (Sep 2008)
  • Voted YES on tax incentives for energy production and conservation. (May 2008)
  • Voted YES on tax incentives for renewable energy. (Feb 2008)
  • Voted YES on investing in homegrown biofuel. (Aug 2007)
  • Voted YES on criminalizing oil cartels like OPEC. (May 2007)
  • Voted YES on removing oil & gas exploration subsidies. (Jan 2007)
  • Voted YES on keeping moratorium on drilling for oil offshore. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted NO on scheduling permitting for new oil refinieries. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted NO on authorizing construction of new oil refineries. (Oct 2005)
  • Voted NO on passage of the Bush Administration national energy policy. (Jun 2004)
  • Voted NO on implementing Bush-Cheney national energy policy. (Nov 2003)
  • Voted NO on raising CAFE standards; incentives for alternative fuels. (Aug 2001)
  • Voted YES on prohibiting oil drilling & development in ANWR. (Aug 2001)
  • Voted YES on starting implementation of Kyoto Protocol. (Jun 2000)
  • Preserve Alaska's ANWR instead of drilling it. (Feb 2001)
  • Rated 100% by the CAF, indicating support for energy independence. (Dec 2006)
Robert Wittman on Energy & Oil
Republican: Click here for 9 full quotes OR click here for Robert Wittman on other issues.
  • Achieve energy independence for national security. (Mar 2008)
  • Voted YES on opening Outer Continental Shelf to oil drilling. (May 2011)
  • Voted YES on barring EPA from regulating greenhouse gases. (Apr 2011)
  • Voted NO on enforcing limits on CO2 global warming pollution. (Jun 2009)
  • Voted NO on tax credits for renewable electricity, with PAYGO offsets. (Sep 2008)
  • Voted NO on tax incentives for energy production and conservation. (May 2008)
  • Voted NO on tax incentives for renewable energy. (Feb 2008)
  • Establish a solar energy program on federal lands. (Apr 2008)
  • Bar greenhouse gases from Clean Air Act rules. (Jan 2009)
Frank Wolf on Energy & Oil
Republican Representative (VA-10): Click here for 13 full quotes OR click here for Frank Wolf on other issues.
  • Voted YES on opening Outer Continental Shelf to oil drilling. (May 2011)
  • Voted YES on barring EPA from regulating greenhouse gases. (Apr 2011)
  • Voted NO on enforcing limits on CO2 global warming pollution. (Jun 2009)
  • Voted NO on tax credits for renewable electricity, with PAYGO offsets. (Sep 2008)
  • Voted NO on tax incentives for energy production and conservation. (May 2008)
  • Voted NO on tax incentives for renewable energy. (Feb 2008)
  • Voted YES on authorizing construction of new oil refineries. (Oct 2005)
  • Voted NO on passage of the Bush Administration national energy policy. (Jun 2004)
  • Voted NO on implementing Bush-Cheney national energy policy. (Nov 2003)
  • Voted NO on raising CAFE standards; incentives for alternative fuels. (Aug 2001)
  • Voted NO on prohibiting oil drilling & development in ANWR. (Aug 2001)
  • Voted NO on starting implementation of Kyoto Protocol. (Jun 2000)
  • Rated 0% by the CAF, indicating opposition to energy independence. (Dec 2006)

Former candidates & officeholders:


Creigh Deeds on Energy & Oil
Democrat Challenger (2009): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Creigh Deeds on other issues.
  • No cap-and-trade during recession. (Jul 2009)
  • Focus on energy independence and reducing carbon emission. (Jul 2009)
Tim Kaine on Energy & Oil
Democratic Senate Challenger; previously Governor: Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Tim Kaine on other issues.
  • Cut subsidies to big oil companies. (Oct 2012)
  • Allow Bush tax cuts for wealthy to expire. (Apr 2012)
  • We are producing more energy than ever; find alternatives. (Dec 2011)
  • We can't drill our way out; diversify our portfolio. (Aug 2008)
  • All Virginians are affected by rising gas prices. (Nov 2005)
  • Set goal of 25% renewable energy by 2025. (Jan 2007)
Mark Warner on Energy & Oil
Democratic Jr Senator; previously Governor: Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for Mark Warner on other issues.
  • Opposes drilling ANWR; but OK to drill offshore. (Sep 2008)
  • Offshore drilling is acceptable but not the “silver bullet”. (Jul 2008)
  • Vetoed offshore drilling ban until more laws & facts known. (Jul 2008)
  • Drastically reduced emissions from VA coal power plants. (Mar 2008)
  • Voted NO on barring EPA from regulating greenhouse gases. (Apr 2011)
  • Voted NO on protecting middle-income taxpayers from a national energy tax. (Apr 2009)
  • Voted YES on requiring full Senate debate and vote on cap-and-trade. (Apr 2009)
Tim Donner on Energy & Oil
Former Republican Challenger (2012): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Tim Donner on other issues.
  • Don't hinder energy exploration or exploitation. (Sep 2011)
  • National energy policy to reduce dependence on foreign oil. (Jul 2011)
  • Cap-and-trade has no impact on global temperatures. (Jul 2010)
  • Explore proven energy reserves & keep energy prices low. (Jul 2010)
Bob Marshall on Energy & Oil
Republican Senate challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Bob Marshall on other issues.
  • Global warming is a tool to suppress energy production. (May 2012)
Jamie Radtke on Energy & Oil
Former Republican Senate Challenger (2012): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Jamie Radtke on other issues.
  • Drill for oil & gas; don't regulate CO2. (Jul 2011)
  • Cap-and-trade has no impact on global temperatures. (Jul 2010)
  • Explore proven energy reserves & keep energy prices low. (Jul 2010)
Mark Earley on Energy & Oil
Republican 2000 Candidate: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Mark Earley on other issues.
  • Let’s Move It: $1.8B transportation plan. (Nov 2001)
Jim Gilmore on Energy & Oil
Senate challenger 2008; previously Republican Governor (VA): Click here for 13 full quotes OR click here for Jim Gilmore on other issues.
  • Favors drilling ANWR and also drilling offshore. (Sep 2008)
  • US should seek alternative fuels but still drill for oil. (Jul 2008)
  • US greatest energy resource is coal. (Jul 2008)
  • Warner promised no offshore drilling, and now supports it. (Jul 2008)
  • Reinvest Big Oil profit in additional drilling & exploration. (Jun 2007)
  • Kyoto Treaty fatally flawed by transferring money to Russia. (Jun 2007)
  • Nuclear power for energy independence. (Jun 2007)
  • Energy independence nuclear, additional drilling & biomass. (Mar 2007)
  • Voluntary partnerships reduce greenhouse gases economically. (Aug 2000)
  • Kyoto Treaty must include reductions by all countries. (Aug 2000)
  • More funding to develop domestic energy supplies. (Sep 2001)
  • Use federal funds for nuclear cleanup, with state input. (Sep 2001)
  • Share offshore oil development revenue with states. (Sep 2001)
John Hager on Energy & Oil
GOP 2000 Primary Candidate: Click here for the full quote OR click here for John Hager on other issues.
  • Plan transportation regionally & long-range. (Jan 2001)
Virgil Goode on Energy & Oil
Republican (Unseated 2008) (District 5): Click here for 17 full quotes OR click here for Virgil Goode on other issues.
  • Drill for oil & gas so US becomes an exporter. (Oct 2012)
  • Use coal and oil and alternatives. (May 2012)
  • Drill in Alaska, in continental US, and off our coasts. (Apr 2012)
  • Voted NO on tax credits for renewable electricity, with PAYGO offsets. (Sep 2008)
  • Voted NO on tax incentives for energy production and conservation. (May 2008)
  • Voted NO on tax incentives for renewable energy. (Feb 2008)
  • Voted YES on criminalizing oil cartels like OPEC. (May 2007)
  • Voted NO on removing oil & gas exploration subsidies. (Jan 2007)
  • Voted NO on keeping moratorium on drilling for oil offshore. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted YES on scheduling permitting for new oil refinieries. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted YES on authorizing construction of new oil refineries. (Oct 2005)
  • Voted YES on passage of the Bush Administration national energy policy. (Jun 2004)
  • Voted YES on implementing Bush-Cheney national energy policy. (Nov 2003)
  • Voted NO on raising CAFE standards; incentives for alternative fuels. (Aug 2001)
  • Voted NO on prohibiting oil drilling & development in ANWR. (Aug 2001)
  • Voted NO on starting implementation of Kyoto Protocol. (Jun 2000)
  • Rated 0% by the CAF, indicating opposition to energy independence. (Dec 2006)
Charles Robb on Energy & Oil
Democratic Senator (Former): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Charles Robb on other issues.
  • Voted NO on preserving budget for ANWR oil drilling. (Apr 2000)
  • Voted YES on ending discussion of CAFE fuel efficiency standards. (Sep 1999)
  • Voted YES on defunding renewable and solar energy. (Jun 1999)
  • Voted YES on approving a nuclear waste repository. (Apr 1997)
  • Voted NO on do not require ethanol in gasoline. (Aug 1994)
  • Supports tradable emissions permits for greenhouse gases. (Aug 2000)
Edward Schrock on Energy & Oil
Republican (Until 2004) (District 2): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Edward Schrock on other issues.
  • Voted YES on passage of the Bush Administration national energy policy. (Jun 2004)
  • Voted YES on implementing Bush-Cheney national energy policy. (Nov 2003)
  • Voted NO on raising CAFE standards; incentives for alternative fuels. (Aug 2001)
  • Voted NO on prohibiting oil drilling & development in ANWR. (Aug 2001)
Herb Bateman on Energy & Oil
Republican (District 1): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Herb Bateman on other issues.
  • Voted NO on starting implementation of Kyoto Protocol. (Jun 2000)
Tom Bliley on Energy & Oil
Republican (District 7): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Tom Bliley on other issues.
  • Voted NO on starting implementation of Kyoto Protocol. (Jun 2000)
Rick Boucher on Energy & Oil
Democratic Representative (VA-9): Click here for 18 full quotes OR click here for Rick Boucher on other issues.
  • Voted YES on enforcing limits on CO2 global warming pollution. (Jun 2009)
  • Voted YES on tax credits for renewable electricity, with PAYGO offsets. (Sep 2008)
  • Voted YES on tax incentives for energy production and conservation. (May 2008)
  • Voted YES on tax incentives for renewable energy. (Feb 2008)
  • Voted YES on investing in homegrown biofuel. (Aug 2007)
  • Voted YES on criminalizing oil cartels like OPEC. (May 2007)
  • Voted YES on removing oil & gas exploration subsidies. (Jan 2007)
  • Voted NO on keeping moratorium on drilling for oil offshore. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted NO on scheduling permitting for new oil refinieries. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted NO on authorizing construction of new oil refineries. (Oct 2005)
  • Voted YES on passage of the Bush Administration national energy policy. (Jun 2004)
  • Voted YES on implementing Bush-Cheney national energy policy. (Nov 2003)
  • Voted NO on raising CAFE standards; incentives for alternative fuels. (Aug 2001)
  • Voted YES on prohibiting oil drilling & development in ANWR. (Aug 2001)
  • Voted NO on starting implementation of Kyoto Protocol. (Jun 2000)
  • Preserve Alaska's ANWR instead of drilling it. (Feb 2001)
  • Rated 50% by CAF, indicating a mixed record on energy independence. (Dec 2006)
  • Sponsored bill for Carbon Storage Research Corporation. (Mar 2009)
Jo Ann Davis on Energy & Oil
Republican (District 1): Click here for 9 full quotes OR click here for Jo Ann Davis on other issues.
  • Voted YES on criminalizing oil cartels like OPEC. (May 2007)
  • Voted NO on removing oil & gas exploration subsidies. (Jan 2007)
  • Voted NO on keeping moratorium on drilling for oil offshore. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted YES on scheduling permitting for new oil refinieries. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted YES on authorizing construction of new oil refineries. (Oct 2005)
  • Voted YES on passage of the Bush Administration national energy policy. (Jun 2004)
  • Voted YES on implementing Bush-Cheney national energy policy. (Nov 2003)
  • Voted NO on raising CAFE standards; incentives for alternative fuels. (Aug 2001)
  • Voted NO on prohibiting oil drilling & development in ANWR. (Aug 2001)
Tom Davis on Energy & Oil
Republican Representative (VA-11): Click here for 16 full quotes OR click here for Tom Davis on other issues.
  • Voted NO on tax credits for renewable electricity, with PAYGO offsets. (Sep 2008)
  • Voted NO on tax incentives for energy production and conservation. (May 2008)
  • Voted NO on tax incentives for renewable energy. (Feb 2008)
  • Voted NO on investing in homegrown biofuel. (Aug 2007)
  • Voted YES on criminalizing oil cartels like OPEC. (May 2007)
  • Voted NO on removing oil & gas exploration subsidies. (Jan 2007)
  • Voted NO on keeping moratorium on drilling for oil offshore. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted YES on scheduling permitting for new oil refinieries. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted YES on authorizing construction of new oil refineries. (Oct 2005)
  • Voted YES on passage of the Bush Administration national energy policy. (Jun 2004)
  • Voted YES on implementing Bush-Cheney national energy policy. (Nov 2003)
  • Voted NO on raising CAFE standards; incentives for alternative fuels. (Aug 2001)
  • Voted YES on prohibiting oil drilling & development in ANWR. (Aug 2001)
  • Voted YES on starting implementation of Kyoto Protocol. (Jun 2000)
  • Rated 17% by the CAF, indicating opposition to energy independence. (Dec 2006)
  • Supports immediate reductions in greenhouse gases. (Sep 1998)
Thelma Drake on Energy & Oil
Republican Representative (VA-2): Click here for 10 full quotes OR click here for Thelma Drake on other issues.
  • Voted NO on tax credits for renewable electricity, with PAYGO offsets. (Sep 2008)
  • Voted NO on tax incentives for energy production and conservation. (May 2008)
  • Voted NO on tax incentives for renewable energy. (Feb 2008)
  • Voted NO on investing in homegrown biofuel. (Aug 2007)
  • Voted YES on criminalizing oil cartels like OPEC. (May 2007)
  • Voted NO on removing oil & gas exploration subsidies. (Jan 2007)
  • Voted NO on keeping moratorium on drilling for oil offshore. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted YES on scheduling permitting for new oil refinieries. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted YES on authorizing construction of new oil refineries. (Oct 2005)
  • Rated 0% by the CAF, indicating opposition to energy independence. (Dec 2006)
Jim Gilmore on Energy & Oil
Senate challenger 2008; previously Republican Governor (VA): Click here for 13 full quotes OR click here for Jim Gilmore on other issues.
  • Favors drilling ANWR and also drilling offshore. (Sep 2008)
  • US should seek alternative fuels but still drill for oil. (Jul 2008)
  • US greatest energy resource is coal. (Jul 2008)
  • Warner promised no offshore drilling, and now supports it. (Jul 2008)
  • Reinvest Big Oil profit in additional drilling & exploration. (Jun 2007)
  • Kyoto Treaty fatally flawed by transferring money to Russia. (Jun 2007)
  • Nuclear power for energy independence. (Jun 2007)
  • Energy independence nuclear, additional drilling & biomass. (Mar 2007)
  • Voluntary partnerships reduce greenhouse gases economically. (Aug 2000)
  • Kyoto Treaty must include reductions by all countries. (Aug 2000)
  • More funding to develop domestic energy supplies. (Sep 2001)
  • Use federal funds for nuclear cleanup, with state input. (Sep 2001)
  • Share offshore oil development revenue with states. (Sep 2001)
Harris Miller on Energy & Oil
Democratic challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Harris Miller on other issues.
  • Tax oil profits for alternative energy investment. (Apr 2006)
Glenn Nye on Energy & Oil
Democrat (until 2010) (District 2): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Glenn Nye on other issues.
  • Voted NO on enforcing limits on CO2 global warming pollution. (Jun 2009)
Tom Perriello on Energy & Oil
Democrat (until 2010) (District 5): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Tom Perriello on other issues.
  • Voted YES on enforcing limits on CO2 global warming pollution. (Jun 2009)
Owen Pickett on Energy & Oil
Democrat (District 2): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Owen Pickett on other issues.
  • Voted YES on starting implementation of Kyoto Protocol. (Jun 2000)
Norman Sisisky on Energy & Oil
Democrat (District 4): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Norman Sisisky on other issues.
  • Voted YES on starting implementation of Kyoto Protocol. (Jun 2000)
John Warner on Energy & Oil
Republican Sr Senator (VA): Click here for 23 full quotes OR click here for John Warner on other issues.
  • Voted NO on tax incentives for energy production and conservation. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted YES on addressing CO2 emissions without considering India & China. (May 2008)
  • Voted YES on removing oil & gas exploration subsidies. (Jun 2007)
  • Voted NO on making oil-producing and exporting cartels illegal. (Jun 2007)
  • Voted YES on factoring global warming into federal project planning. (May 2007)
  • Voted NO on disallowing an oil leasing program in Alaska's ANWR. (Nov 2005)
  • Voted NO on $3.1B for emergency oil assistance for hurricane-hit areas. (Oct 2005)
  • Voted NO on reducing oil usage by 40% by 2025 (instead of 5%). (Jun 2005)
  • Voted NO on banning drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. (Mar 2005)
  • Voted YES on Bush Administration Energy Policy. (Jul 2003)
  • Voted YES on targeting 100,000 hydrogen-powered vehicles by 2010. (Jun 2003)
  • Voted NO on removing consideration of drilling ANWR from budget bill. (Mar 2003)
  • Voted YES on drilling ANWR on national security grounds. (Apr 2002)
  • Voted YES on terminating CAFE standards within 15 months. (Mar 2002)
  • Voted YES on preserving budget for ANWR oil drilling. (Apr 2000)
  • Voted NO on defunding renewable and solar energy. (Jun 1999)
  • Voted YES on approving a nuclear waste repository. (Apr 1997)
  • Voted NO on do not require ethanol in gasoline. (Aug 1994)
  • Rated 0% by the CAF, indicating opposition to energy independence. (Dec 2006)
  • Sign on to UN Framework Convention on Climate Change. (Jan 2007)
  • Open the Outer Continental Shelf for oil & gas leasing. (Jun 2008)
  • Let states define stricter-than-federal emission standards. (Jan 2008)
  • Gas tax holiday for the summer. (Apr 2008)

                                                                                                                                                                               
  


Home | Issues | Candidates | Most Recent Quote | Issue Grid | Books + Debates | Senate | VoteMatch | News | About Us | Write Us

Logo
Copyright 1999-2013
by OnTheIssues.org
Reprinting by permission only.
E-mail: submit@OnTheIssues.org
Mail
Send donations or submit quotations to:
On The Issues
1770 Massachusetts Ave. #630
Cambridge, MA 02140

WM_logo Written by
WebMerchants


IWP_logo Powered by
Instant Web Page

Page last updated: [Title8]

Reproduction of material from any OnTheIssues.org pages without written permission is prohibited.
Copyright © 1999-2012 OnTheIssues.org & the SpeakOut Foundation, all rights reserved.
OnTheIssues.org 1770 Massachusetts Ave. #630, Cambridge MA 02140
E-mail us at:submit at OnTheIssues.org
| Advertising information | About Us
  Newsletter     Signup  
Email:
  
Zip:
    
Or click for More Info.
    

Page last updated: Mar 04, 2014