Campaign for Liberty gave candidates for Federal Office an opportunity to provide a straight answer to the following questions. The candidates’ answers can be seen below the list of questions.
1. Will you cosponsor and support efforts for roll call votes on Ron Paul’s Audit the Fed bill, designed to bring transparency to the Federal Reserve (H.R. 24/S. 209 in the 113th Congress)?
2. Will you support legislation removing capital gains and sales taxes on gold and silver coinage?
3. Will you vote to oppose any legislation that allows the federal government to prohibit the sale, use, or carrying of firearms?
4. Will you support ending all foreign aid?
5. Will you oppose any debt limit increase?
6. Do you support and will you vote to protect states asserting their rights under the Tenth Amendment?
7. Will you oppose Big Labor’s Card Check bill and any other legislation designed to empower union bosses?
8. Will you cosponsor legislation such as the American Sovereignty Restoration Act (H.R. 75 in the 113th Congress) to withdraw the U.S. from the United Nations?
9. Will you support legislation to shut down the Transportation Security Administration and place airport security back into private hands?
10. Will you oppose using military action without a declaration of war?
11. Will you support and cast every vote for legislation that will repeal or defund ObamaCare?
12. Will you oppose any legislation that will force online businesses to collect sales taxes and increase costs on the American consumer, whether it is the so-called “Marketplace Fairness Act” or any other Internet sales tax scheme?
13. Will you support legislation that would prevent the indefinite detention of American citizens and would ensure full Fifth Amendment rights to due process?
14. Will you vote against any budget that increases our deficit?
15. Will you oppose federal power grabs like roving wiretaps and warrantless searches and oppose Patriot Act renewal that includes such items?
16. Will you support efforts to end the NSA’s unconstitutional domestic spying program?
17. Will you oppose any legislation that requires states and citizens to participate in a National Identification program, including mandatory E-Verify?
18. Will you support keeping our Internet free from government control and intrusion, including opposing power grabs such as SOPA, CISPA, or any other bill that mandates more government intervention in the Internet?
19. Will you oppose all tax increases?
Indicate the tax cuts you are willing to vote for:
A) Across-the-Board Income Tax Cut
B) Capital Gains Tax Cut
C) Business Tax Cut
D) Estate Tax Cut
Survey ResultsKey: = Yes, = No, = Chose not to answer
|US House||1||R||Jim Hagedorn||A, B, C, D|
|US House||1||DFL||Tim Walz|
|US House||2||R||John Kline|
|US House||2||DFL||Mike Obermueler|
|US House||2||IP||Paula Overby||A|
|US House||3||R||Erik Paulsen|
|US House||3||DFL||Sharon Sund|
|US House||4||R||Sharna Wahlgren|
|US House||4||DFL||Betty McCollum|
|US House||4||IP||Dave Thomas|
|US House||5||R||Doug Daggett||A, B, C, D|
|US House||5||DFL||Keith Elison|
|US House||5||IP||Lee Bauer||B, D|
|US House||6||R||Tom Emmer|
|US House||6||DFL||Joe Perske|
|US House||6||IP||John Denney||A, B, C, D|
|US House||7||R||Torrey Westrom|
|US House||7||DFL||Colin Peterson|
|US House||8||R||Stewart Mills|
|US House||8||DFL||Rick Nolan|
|US House||8||G||Ray Sandman|
|US Senate||R||Mike McFadden|
|US Senate||DFL||Al Franken|
|US Senate||IP||Steve Carlson|
|US Senate||L||Heather Johnson|