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Jeff Burningham on Free Trade
Republican candidate for governor: Click here for Jeff Burningham on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Spencer Cox on Free Trade
Republican Gubernatorial Challenger: Click here for Spencer Cox on other issues.
    No stance on record.
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)
Greg Hughes on Free Trade
Utah Republican Governor: Click here for Greg Hughes on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Jon Huntsman on Free Trade
Republican UT Governor: Click here for 4 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)
  • Bound under state commitment to CAFTA. (Dec 2005)
Aimee Winder Newton on Free Trade
Utah Democratic Governor: Click here for Aimee Winder Newton on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Chris Peterson on Free Trade
Democratic Governor Challenger: Click here for Chris Peterson on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Mike Weinholtz on Free Trade
Democratic candidate for Governor: Click here for Mike Weinholtz on other issues.
    No stance on record.

Senate:

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Craig Bowden on Free Trade
Libertarian candidate for Utah U. S. Senate: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Craig Bowden on other issues.
  • Free Trade. (Mar 2018)
Misty Snow on Free Trade
Democratic candidate for Senate: Click here for Misty Snow on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Jonathan Swinton on Free Trade
Democratic Senate challenger: Click here for Jonathan Swinton on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Jenny Wilson on Free Trade
Democratic candidate for Utah U.S. Senator: Click here for Jenny Wilson on other issues.
    No stance on record.

House:


Rob Bishop on Free Trade
Republican Representative (UT-1): Click here for 10 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)
  • Implement USMCA for improved North American trade. (Dec 2019)
  • Block NAFTA Superhighway & North American Union. (Jan 2007)
  • Rated 38% by the USAE, indicating support for trade sanctions. (Dec 2012)
John Curtis on Free Trade
Republican (District 3): Click here for the full quote OR click here for John Curtis on other issues.
  • Implement USMCA for improved North American trade. (Dec 2019)
Mia Love on Free Trade
Republican House Member (District 4): Click here for Mia Love on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Ben McAdams on Free Trade
Democrat (District 4): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Ben McAdams on other issues.
  • Long overdue to stand up to China's abusive trade practices. (Feb 2020)
  • Implement USMCA for improved North American trade. (Dec 2019)
Chris Stewart on Free Trade
Republican (District 2): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Chris Stewart on other issues.
  • Sponsored sugar quotas & import tariffs to stabilize prices. (Mar 2013)
  • Implement USMCA for improved North American trade. (Dec 2019)

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)
Vaughn Cook on Free Trade
Democratic 2016 Gubernatorial candidate: Click here for Vaughn Cook on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Jonathan Johnson on Free Trade
Republican 2016 Gubernatorial candidate: Click here for Jonathan Johnson on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Orrin Hatch on Free Trade
Republican Sr Senator (UT): Click here for 21 full quotes OR click here for Orrin Hatch on other issues.
  • Supports USMCA trade agreement to replace NAFTA. (Oct 2018)
  • 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)
  • Rated 75% by the USAE, indicating support for trade engagement. (Dec 2012)
Mitt Romney on Free Trade
Republican Challenger for UT Senator: Click here for 20 full quotes OR click here for Mitt Romney on other issues.
  • Huge opportunity in Latin America; focus there, not China. (Oct 2012)
  • China wants a stable world too; we can partner with them. (Oct 2012)
  • China is winning in the trade war right now. (Oct 2012)
  • Make sure people we trade with play by the rules. (Oct 2012)
  • Open new markets to grow; but also enforce fair trade. (Feb 2012)
  • China's steel dumping forced US mills to close. (Jan 2012)
  • We have to open up markets to America's goods. (Jan 2012)
  • If America fails to protect against China, we'll be eclipsed. (Nov 2011)
  • Trade with China only if they follow international rules. (Nov 2011)
  • Go to WTO about China; we're already in a trade war. (Nov 2011)
  • China is a currency manipulator; go after them for cheating. (Oct 2011)
  • China doesn't want to have a trade war; so push hard. (Oct 2011)
  • Trade is good for the nation, but not good for everybody. (Mar 2010)
  • Protectionism stifles productivity, under Bush AND Obama. (Mar 2010)
  • Re-negotiate trade deals with China and other countries. (Dec 2007)
  • Open up markets to American goods and services. (Oct 2007)
  • Businesspeople should negotiate trade, not politicians. (Oct 2007)
  • Emergence of Asia is an opportunity for trade and commerce. (Dec 2006)
  • Declined state commitment to CAFTA. (Aug 2005)
  • Implement USMCA for improved North American trade. (Jan 2020)
Jason Chaffetz on Free Trade
2012 Senate Challenger; Republicam House member (UT-3): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Jason Chaffetz on other issues.
  • Rated 50% by the USAE, indicating a mixed record on trade. (Dec 2012)
Jim Matheson on Free Trade
Democratic Representative (UT-2): Click here for 8 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)
  • Rated 63% by the USAE, indicating a mixed record on trade. (Dec 2012)
Mike Leavitt-Gov on Free Trade
Former Republican Governor (1993-2003); Sec. HHS and 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 the full quote OR click here for Olene Walker on other issues.
  • Bound under state commitment to CAFTA. (Jan 2004)
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.
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)
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)
Jason Chaffetz on Free Trade
2012 Senate Challenger; Republicam House member (UT-3): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Jason Chaffetz on other issues.
  • Rated 50% by the USAE, indicating a mixed record on trade. (Dec 2012)
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)
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.
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)
Mike Lee on Free Trade
Republican Jr Senator: Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Mike Lee on other issues.
  • Power over foreign trade as little as over interstate tr. (Jun 2010)
  • Voted YES to kill reauthorization of Ex-Im Bank. (Oct 2015)
  • Implement USMCA for improved North American trade. (Jan 2020)
  • Rated 75% by the USAE, indicating support for trade engagement. (Dec 2012)
Blake Moore on Free Trade
Republican (District 1): Click here for Blake Moore on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Burgess Owens on Free Trade
Republican (District 4): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Burgess Owens on other issues.

                                                                                                                                                                               
  


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