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David Alameel on Technology
Democratic Senate Challenger: Click here for David Alameel on other issues.
    No stance on record.
John Cornyn on Technology
Republican Jr Senator (TX): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for John Cornyn on other issues.
  • Curb abusive patent litigation that stifles innovation. (Oct 2014)
  • Voted NO on restoring $550M in funding for Amtrak for 2007. (Mar 2006)
  • Voted NO on disallowing FCC approval of larger media conglomerates. (Sep 2003)
  • Prohibit the return of the Fairness Doctrine. (Jan 2009)
  • Televise proceedings of the Supreme Court. (Feb 2009)
  • Secure the grid, according to CC survey. (Sep 2020)
Ted Cruz on Technology
Republican Texas Senator: Click here for 10 full quotes OR click here for Ted Cruz on other issues.
  • Net neutrality puts government in charge of internet. (Oct 2018)
  • Require Apple to unlock iPhones used by terrorists. (Feb 2016)
  • Target cell phones and tech that Bad Guys likely to use. (Dec 2015)
  • Of course China & Russia have conducted cyberwarfare on US. (Aug 2015)
  • We need serious tools to protect against cybercrime. (Jun 2015)
  • PolitiFact is left-wing editorializing dressed up as fact. (Jun 2015)
  • Net neutrality is ObamaCare for the Internet. (Nov 2014)
  • Net neutrality is biggest regulatory threat to the Internet. (Mar 2014)
  • NASA funding cuts have degraded space exploration. (Mar 2014)
  • Voted NO on authorizing states to collect Internet sales taxes. (May 2013)
MJ Hegar on Technology
Democratic 2020 Senate Challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for MJ Hegar on other issues.
Sema Hernandez on Technology
Democratic 2020 Senate Challenger: Click here for Sema Hernandez on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Beto O`Rourke on Technology
Democratic candidate for President; Texas Senator nominee: Click here for 8 full quotes OR click here for Beto O`Rourke on other issues.
  • We don't allow lies in books; why do we allow Facebook? (Oct 2019)
  • $1.5 trillion for infrastructure from raised taxes. (Jul 2019)
  • Invest in green research via national labs & universities. (Apr 2019)
  • Regulating Big Tech is more sensical approach than breakup. (Mar 2019)
  • Member of hacktivist group, "Cult of the Dead Cow". (Mar 2019)
  • Stimulus spending invests in areas like infrastructure. (Oct 2018)
  • Rolling back net neutrality hurts democracy. (Oct 2018)
  • Voted NO on protecting cyber security by sharing data with government. (Apr 2013)
Cristina Tzintzun Ramirez on Technology
Democratic Senate challenger: Click here for Cristina Tzintzun Ramirez on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Emily Sanchez on Technology
Green Party Senate challenger: Click here for Emily Sanchez on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Royce West on Technology
Democratic Senate challenger: Click here for Royce West on other issues.
    No stance on record.

House:


Colin Allred on Technology
Democrat (District 32): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Colin Allred on other issues.
  • Sponsored bill for net neutrality for open internet. (Apr 2019)
Jodey Arrington on Technology
Republican (District 19): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Jodey Arrington on other issues.
  • Rated Voted NO on net neutrality: don't regulate the internet. (Apr 2019)
Brian Babin on Technology
Republican House Member (District 36): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Brian Babin on other issues.
  • Sponsored bill to base research grants on national interest. (Feb 2016)
Joe Linus Barton on Technology
Republican Representative (TX-6): Click here for 15 full quotes OR click here for Joe Linus Barton on other issues.
  • Voted YES on protecting cyber security by sharing data with government. (Apr 2013)
  • Voted YES on terminating funding for National Public Radio. (Mar 2011)
  • Voted NO on delaying digital TV conversion by four months. (Mar 2009)
  • Voted YES on retroactive immunity for telecoms' warrantless surveillance. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted YES on $23B instead of $4.9B for waterway infrastructure. (Nov 2007)
  • Voted NO on establishing "network neutrality" (non-tiered Internet). (Jun 2006)
  • Voted YES on increasing fines for indecent broadcasting. (Feb 2005)
  • Voted YES on promoting commercial human space flight industry. (Nov 2004)
  • Voted YES on banning Internet gambling by credit card. (Jun 2003)
  • Voted YES on allowing telephone monopolies to offer Internet access. (Feb 2002)
  • Promote internet via Congressional Internet Caucus. (Jan 2001)
  • Criminal penalties for e-mail spamming. (Feb 2001)
  • Permanent ban on state & local taxation of Internet access. (Oct 2007)
  • End net neutrality; allow tiered Internet service. (Jan 2011)
  • Prohibit the return of the Fairness Doctrine. (Jan 2009)
Kevin Brady on Technology
Republican Representative (TX-8): Click here for 17 full quotes OR click here for Kevin Brady on other issues.
  • Voted YES on protecting cyber security by sharing data with government. (Apr 2013)
  • Voted YES on terminating funding for National Public Radio. (Mar 2011)
  • Voted NO on delaying digital TV conversion by four months. (Mar 2009)
  • Voted YES on retroactive immunity for telecoms' warrantless surveillance. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted NO on $23B instead of $4.9B for waterway infrastructure. (Nov 2007)
  • Voted NO on establishing "network neutrality" (non-tiered Internet). (Jun 2006)
  • Voted YES on increasing fines for indecent broadcasting. (Feb 2005)
  • Voted YES on promoting commercial human space flight industry. (Nov 2004)
  • Voted YES on banning Internet gambling by credit card. (Jun 2003)
  • Voted YES on allowing telephone monopolies to offer Internet access. (Feb 2002)
  • Criminal penalties for e-mail spamming. (Feb 2001)
  • Permanent ban on state & local taxation of Internet access. (Oct 2007)
  • Dedicated funds for harbor maintenance. (Jan 2011)
  • Award research grants based on national interest. (Feb 2016)
  • Rated Voted NO on net neutrality: don't regulate the internet. (Apr 2019)
  • Prohibit the return of the Fairness Doctrine. (Jan 2009)
  • No performance royalties for radio music. (Mar 2009)
Michael Burgess on Technology
Republican Representative (TX-26): Click here for 16 full quotes OR click here for Michael Burgess on other issues.
  • Voted YES on protecting cyber security by sharing data with government. (Apr 2013)
  • Voted YES on terminating funding for National Public Radio. (Mar 2011)
  • Voted NO on delaying digital TV conversion by four months. (Mar 2009)
  • Voted YES on retroactive immunity for telecoms' warrantless surveillance. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted YES on $23B instead of $4.9B for waterway infrastructure. (Nov 2007)
  • Voted NO on establishing "network neutrality" (non-tiered Internet). (Jun 2006)
  • Voted YES on increasing fines for indecent broadcasting. (Feb 2005)
  • Voted YES on promoting commercial human space flight industry. (Nov 2004)
  • Voted YES on banning Internet gambling by credit card. (Jun 2003)
  • Fund nanotechnology research & development. (Dec 2003)
  • Permanent ban on state & local taxation of Internet access. (Oct 2007)
  • End net neutrality; allow tiered Internet service. (Jan 2011)
  • Award research grants based on national interest. (Feb 2016)
  • Rated Voted NO on net neutrality: don't regulate the internet. (Apr 2019)
  • Prohibit the return of the Fairness Doctrine. (Jan 2009)
  • No performance royalties for radio music. (Mar 2009)
Quico Canseco on Technology
Republican (District 23): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Quico Canseco on other issues.
  • Voted YES on terminating funding for National Public Radio. (Mar 2011)
John Carter on Technology
Republican Representative (TX-31): Click here for 15 full quotes OR click here for John Carter on other issues.
  • Voted YES on protecting cyber security by sharing data with government. (Apr 2013)
  • Voted YES on terminating funding for National Public Radio. (Mar 2011)
  • Voted NO on delaying digital TV conversion by four months. (Mar 2009)
  • Voted YES on retroactive immunity for telecoms' warrantless surveillance. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted YES on $23B instead of $4.9B for waterway infrastructure. (Nov 2007)
  • Voted NO on establishing "network neutrality" (non-tiered Internet). (Jun 2006)
  • Voted YES on increasing fines for indecent broadcasting. (Feb 2005)
  • Voted YES on promoting commercial human space flight industry. (Nov 2004)
  • Voted YES on banning Internet gambling by credit card. (Jun 2003)
  • Permanent ban on state & local taxation of Internet access. (Oct 2007)
  • Withdrew support for policing websites for copyright. (Oct 2011)
  • Award research grants based on national interest. (Feb 2016)
  • Rated Voted NO on net neutrality: don't regulate the internet. (Apr 2019)
  • Prohibit the return of the Fairness Doctrine. (Jan 2009)
  • No performance royalties for radio music. (Mar 2009)
Joaquin Castro on Technology
Democrat (District 20): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Joaquin Castro on other issues.
  • E-PALS: Set up email between Harvard students & Texas kids. (Oct 2018)
  • Voted NO on protecting cyber security by sharing data with government. (Apr 2013)
  • Sponsored bill for net neutrality for open internet. (Apr 2019)
Michael Cloud on Technology
Republican (District 27): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Michael Cloud on other issues.
  • Rated Voted NO on net neutrality: don't regulate the internet. (Apr 2019)
Mike Conaway on Technology
Republican Representative (TX-11): Click here for 15 full quotes OR click here for Mike Conaway on other issues.
  • Competitive & innovative nternet access instead of FCC rules. (Jun 2016)
  • Voted YES on protecting cyber security by sharing data with government. (Apr 2013)
  • Voted YES on terminating funding for National Public Radio. (Mar 2011)
  • Voted NO on delaying digital TV conversion by four months. (Mar 2009)
  • Voted YES on retroactive immunity for telecoms' warrantless surveillance. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted YES on $23B instead of $4.9B for waterway infrastructure. (Nov 2007)
  • Voted NO on establishing "network neutrality" (non-tiered Internet). (Jun 2006)
  • Voted YES on increasing fines for indecent broadcasting. (Feb 2005)
  • Facilitate nationwide 2-1-1 phone line for human services. (Jan 2007)
  • Permanent ban on state & local taxation of Internet access. (Oct 2007)
  • End net neutrality; allow tiered Internet service. (Jan 2011)
  • Award research grants based on national interest. (Feb 2016)
  • Rated Voted NO on net neutrality: don't regulate the internet. (Apr 2019)
  • Prohibit the return of the Fairness Doctrine. (Jan 2009)
  • No performance royalties for radio music. (Mar 2009)
Dan Crenshaw on Technology
Republican (District 2): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Dan Crenshaw on other issues.
  • Rated Voted NO on net neutrality: don't regulate the internet. (Apr 2019)
Henry Cuellar on Technology
Democratic Representative (TX-28): Click here for 12 full quotes OR click here for Henry Cuellar on other issues.
  • Push for more funding for all the highway projects. (Nov 2004)
  • Voted YES on protecting cyber security by sharing data with government. (Apr 2013)
  • Voted NO on terminating funding for National Public Radio. (Mar 2011)
  • Voted YES on delaying digital TV conversion by four months. (Mar 2009)
  • Voted YES on retroactive immunity for telecoms' warrantless surveillance. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted YES on $23B instead of $4.9B for waterway infrastructure. (Nov 2007)
  • Voted NO on establishing "network neutrality" (non-tiered Internet). (Jun 2006)
  • Voted YES on increasing fines for indecent broadcasting. (Feb 2005)
  • Facilitate nationwide 2-1-1 phone line for human services. (Jan 2007)
  • Award research grants based on national interest. (Feb 2016)
  • Voted YES on net neutrality for open internet. (Apr 2019)
  • No performance royalties for radio music. (Mar 2009)
John Culberson on Technology
Republican Representative (TX-7): Click here for 16 full quotes OR click here for John Culberson on other issues.
  • Voted YES on protecting cyber security by sharing data with government. (Apr 2013)
  • Voted YES on terminating funding for National Public Radio. (Mar 2011)
  • Voted NO on delaying digital TV conversion by four months. (Mar 2009)
  • Voted YES on retroactive immunity for telecoms' warrantless surveillance. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted YES on $23B instead of $4.9B for waterway infrastructure. (Nov 2007)
  • Voted NO on establishing "network neutrality" (non-tiered Internet). (Jun 2006)
  • Voted YES on increasing fines for indecent broadcasting. (Feb 2005)
  • Voted YES on promoting commercial human space flight industry. (Nov 2004)
  • Voted YES on banning Internet gambling by credit card. (Jun 2003)
  • Voted YES on allowing telephone monopolies to offer Internet access. (Feb 2002)
  • Permanent ban on state & local taxation of Internet access. (Oct 2007)
  • End net neutrality; allow tiered Internet service. (Jan 2011)
  • Sponsored sustained human presence on Moon, instead of Asteroids. (Apr 2013)
  • Award research grants based on national interest. (Feb 2016)
  • Prohibit the return of the Fairness Doctrine. (Jan 2009)
  • No performance royalties for radio music. (Mar 2009)
Lloyd Doggett on Technology
Democratic Representative (TX-25): Click here for 15 full quotes OR click here for Lloyd Doggett on other issues.
  • Voted NO on protecting cyber security by sharing data with government. (Apr 2013)
  • Voted NO on terminating funding for National Public Radio. (Mar 2011)
  • Voted YES on delaying digital TV conversion by four months. (Mar 2009)
  • Voted NO on retroactive immunity for telecoms' warrantless surveillance. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted YES on $23B instead of $4.9B for waterway infrastructure. (Nov 2007)
  • Voted YES on establishing "network neutrality" (non-tiered Internet). (Jun 2006)
  • Voted YES on increasing fines for indecent broadcasting. (Feb 2005)
  • Voted NO on promoting commercial human space flight industry. (Nov 2004)
  • Voted YES on banning Internet gambling by credit card. (Jun 2003)
  • Voted NO on allowing telephone monopolies to offer Internet access. (Feb 2002)
  • Require text on TV for visually-impaired viewers. (Apr 2005)
  • Stop foreign internet piracy of copyrighted materials. (Jan 2012)
  • Rated Let NSF decide research grants, not Congress. (Feb 2016)
  • Sponsored bill for net neutrality for open internet. (Apr 2019)
  • Overturn FCC approval of media consolidation. (Mar 2008)
Veronica Escobar on Technology
Democrat (District 16): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Veronica Escobar on other issues.
  • Sponsored bill for net neutrality for open internet. (Apr 2019)
Blake Farenthold on Technology
Republican (District 27): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Blake Farenthold on other issues.
  • Voted YES on protecting cyber security by sharing data with government. (Apr 2013)
  • Voted YES on terminating funding for National Public Radio. (Mar 2011)
  • Member of House Committee on Transportation & Infrastructure. (Mar 2011)
  • Stop foreign internet piracy of copyrighted materials. (Jan 2012)
  • Award research grants based on national interest. (Feb 2016)
Lizzie Pannill Fletcher on Technology
Democrat (District 7): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Lizzie Pannill Fletcher on other issues.
  • More infrastructure and transportation funding for Houston. (Oct 2018)
Bill Flores on Technology
Republican (District 17): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Bill Flores on other issues.
  • Voted YES on protecting cyber security by sharing data with government. (Apr 2013)
  • Voted YES on terminating funding for National Public Radio. (Mar 2011)
  • Award research grants based on national interest. (Feb 2016)
  • Rated Voted NO on net neutrality: don't regulate the internet. (Apr 2019)
Pete Gallego on Technology
Democrat (District 23): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Pete Gallego on other issues.
  • Voted YES on protecting cyber security by sharing data with government. (Apr 2013)
Sylvia Garcia on Technology
Democrat (District 29): Click here for Sylvia Garcia on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Louie Gohmert on Technology
Republican Representative (TX-1): Click here for 11 full quotes OR click here for Louie Gohmert on other issues.
  • Voted NO on protecting cyber security by sharing data with government. (Apr 2013)
  • Voted YES on terminating funding for National Public Radio. (Mar 2011)
  • Voted NO on delaying digital TV conversion by four months. (Mar 2009)
  • Voted NO on $23B instead of $4.9B for waterway infrastructure. (Nov 2007)
  • Voted NO on establishing "network neutrality" (non-tiered Internet). (Jun 2006)
  • Voted YES on increasing fines for indecent broadcasting. (Feb 2005)
  • Permanent ban on state & local taxation of Internet access. (Oct 2007)
  • End net neutrality; allow tiered Internet service. (Jan 2011)
  • Award research grants based on national interest. (Feb 2016)
  • Rated Voted NO on net neutrality: don't regulate the internet. (Apr 2019)
  • Prohibit the return of the Fairness Doctrine. (Jan 2009)
Vicente Gonzalez on Technology
Democrat (District 15): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Vicente Gonzalez on other issues.
  • Sponsored bill for net neutrality for open internet. (Apr 2019)
Lance Gooden on Technology
Republican (District 5): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Lance Gooden on other issues.
  • Rated Voted NO on net neutrality: don't regulate the internet. (Apr 2019)
Kay Granger on Technology
Republican Representative (TX-12): Click here for 16 full quotes OR click here for Kay Granger on other issues.
  • Voted YES on protecting cyber security by sharing data with government. (Apr 2013)
  • Voted YES on terminating funding for National Public Radio. (Mar 2011)
  • Voted NO on delaying digital TV conversion by four months. (Mar 2009)
  • Voted YES on retroactive immunity for telecoms' warrantless surveillance. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted YES on $23B instead of $4.9B for waterway infrastructure. (Nov 2007)
  • Voted NO on establishing "network neutrality" (non-tiered Internet). (Jun 2006)
  • Voted YES on increasing fines for indecent broadcasting. (Feb 2005)
  • Voted YES on promoting commercial human space flight industry. (Nov 2004)
  • Voted YES on banning Internet gambling by credit card. (Jun 2003)
  • Voted YES on allowing telephone monopolies to offer Internet access. (Feb 2002)
  • Promote internet via Congressional Internet Caucus. (Jan 2001)
  • Criminal penalties for e-mail spamming. (Feb 2001)
  • Award research grants based on national interest. (Feb 2016)
  • Rated Voted NO on net neutrality: don't regulate the internet. (Apr 2019)
  • Prohibit the return of the Fairness Doctrine. (Jan 2009)
  • No performance royalties for radio music. (Mar 2009)
Al Green on Technology
Democratic Representative (TX-9): Click here for 13 full quotes OR click here for Al Green on other issues.
  • Voted YES on protecting cyber security by sharing data with government. (Apr 2013)
  • Voted NO on terminating funding for National Public Radio. (Mar 2011)
  • Voted YES on delaying digital TV conversion by four months. (Mar 2009)
  • Voted YES on retroactive immunity for telecoms' warrantless surveillance. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted YES on $23B instead of $4.9B for waterway infrastructure. (Nov 2007)
  • Voted NO on establishing "network neutrality" (non-tiered Internet). (Jun 2006)
  • Voted YES on increasing fines for indecent broadcasting. (Feb 2005)
  • Close digital divide with high-tech training. (Jan 2001)
  • Permanent ban on state & local taxation of Internet access. (Oct 2007)
  • Sponsored investing $1 billion in transportation projects. (Mar 2013)
  • Rated Let NSF decide research grants, not Congress. (Feb 2016)
  • Voted YES on net neutrality for open internet. (Apr 2019)
  • No performance royalties for radio music. (Mar 2009)
Gene Green on Technology
Democratic Representative (TX-29): Click here for 19 full quotes OR click here for Gene Green on other issues.
  • Voted YES on protecting cyber security by sharing data with government. (Apr 2013)
  • Voted NO on terminating funding for National Public Radio. (Mar 2011)
  • Voted YES on delaying digital TV conversion by four months. (Mar 2009)
  • Voted YES on retroactive immunity for telecoms' warrantless surveillance. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted YES on $23B instead of $4.9B for waterway infrastructure. (Nov 2007)
  • Voted NO on establishing "network neutrality" (non-tiered Internet). (Jun 2006)
  • Voted YES on increasing fines for indecent broadcasting. (Feb 2005)
  • Voted NO on promoting commercial human space flight industry. (Nov 2004)
  • Voted YES on banning Internet gambling by credit card. (Jun 2003)
  • Voted YES on allowing telephone monopolies to offer Internet access. (Feb 2002)
  • Promote internet via Congressional Internet Caucus. (Jan 2001)
  • Criminal penalties for e-mail spamming. (Feb 2001)
  • Fund nanotechnology research & development. (Dec 2003)
  • Require text on TV for visually-impaired viewers. (Apr 2005)
  • Facilitate nationwide 2-1-1 phone line for human services. (Jan 2007)
  • Popularize Electronic Signatures with ESIGN Day. (Jun 2010)
  • Dedicated funds for harbor maintenance. (Jan 2011)
  • Create online database of science & math scholarships. (Dec 2007)
  • Sponsored bill banning performance royalties for radio music. (Mar 2009)
Jeb Hensarling on Technology
Republican Representative (TX-5): Click here for 13 full quotes OR click here for Jeb Hensarling on other issues.
  • Competitive & innovative nternet access instead of FCC rules. (Jun 2016)
  • Voted YES on protecting cyber security by sharing data with government. (Apr 2013)
  • Voted YES on terminating funding for National Public Radio. (Mar 2011)
  • Voted NO on delaying digital TV conversion by four months. (Mar 2009)
  • Voted YES on retroactive immunity for telecoms' warrantless surveillance. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted NO on $23B instead of $4.9B for waterway infrastructure. (Nov 2007)
  • Voted NO on establishing "network neutrality" (non-tiered Internet). (Jun 2006)
  • Voted YES on increasing fines for indecent broadcasting. (Feb 2005)
  • Voted YES on promoting commercial human space flight industry. (Nov 2004)
  • Voted YES on banning Internet gambling by credit card. (Jun 2003)
  • Permanent ban on state & local taxation of Internet access. (Oct 2007)
  • Sponsored bill to base research grants on national interest. (Feb 2016)
  • Prohibit the return of the Fairness Doctrine. (Jan 2009)
Ruben Hinojosa on Technology
Democratic Representative (TX-15): Click here for 13 full quotes OR click here for Ruben Hinojosa on other issues.
  • Voted NO on protecting cyber security by sharing data with government. (Apr 2013)
  • Voted YES on delaying digital TV conversion by four months. (Mar 2009)
  • Voted YES on retroactive immunity for telecoms' warrantless surveillance. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted YES on $23B instead of $4.9B for waterway infrastructure. (Nov 2007)
  • Voted NO on establishing "network neutrality" (non-tiered Internet). (Jun 2006)
  • Voted YES on increasing fines for indecent broadcasting. (Feb 2005)
  • Voted YES on promoting commercial human space flight industry. (Nov 2004)
  • Voted YES on banning Internet gambling by credit card. (Jun 2003)
  • Voted YES on allowing telephone monopolies to offer Internet access. (Feb 2002)
  • Sponsored investing $1 billion in transportation projects. (Mar 2013)
  • Rated Let NSF decide research grants, not Congress. (Feb 2016)
  • Create online database of science & math scholarships. (Dec 2007)
  • No performance royalties for radio music. (Mar 2009)
Will Hurd on Technology
Republican House Member (District 23): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Will Hurd on other issues.
  • Award research grants based on national interest. (Feb 2016)
  • Rated Voted NO on net neutrality: don't regulate the internet. (Apr 2019)
Sheila Jackson Lee on Technology
Democratic Representative (TX-18): Click here for 22 full quotes OR click here for Sheila Jackson Lee on other issues.
  • Voted NO on protecting cyber security by sharing data with government. (Apr 2013)
  • Voted NO on terminating funding for National Public Radio. (Mar 2011)
  • Voted YES on delaying digital TV conversion by four months. (Mar 2009)
  • Voted NO on retroactive immunity for telecoms' warrantless surveillance. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted YES on $23B instead of $4.9B for waterway infrastructure. (Nov 2007)
  • Voted NO on establishing "network neutrality" (non-tiered Internet). (Jun 2006)
  • Voted YES on increasing fines for indecent broadcasting. (Feb 2005)
  • Voted YES on promoting commercial human space flight industry. (Nov 2004)
  • Voted NO on banning Internet gambling by credit card. (Jun 2003)
  • Voted YES on allowing telephone monopolies to offer Internet access. (Feb 2002)
  • Close digital divide with high-tech training. (Jan 2001)
  • Promote internet via Congressional Internet Caucus. (Jan 2001)
  • Criminal penalties for e-mail spamming. (Feb 2001)
  • Fund nanotechnology research & development. (Dec 2003)
  • Require text on TV for visually-impaired viewers. (Apr 2005)
  • Permanent ban on state & local taxation of Internet access. (Oct 2007)
  • Popularize Electronic Signatures with ESIGN Day. (Jun 2010)
  • Sponsored investing $1 billion in transportation projects. (Mar 2013)
  • Sponsored sustained human presence on Moon, instead of Asteroids. (Apr 2013)
  • Rated Let NSF decide research grants, not Congress. (Feb 2016)
  • Sponsored bill for net neutrality for open internet. (Apr 2019)
  • Create online database of science & math scholarships. (Dec 2007)
Eddie Bernice Johnson on Technology
Democratic Representative (TX-30): Click here for 16 full quotes OR click here for Eddie Bernice Johnson on other issues.
  • Voted YES on protecting cyber security by sharing data with government. (Apr 2013)
  • Voted NO on terminating funding for National Public Radio. (Mar 2011)
  • Voted YES on delaying digital TV conversion by four months. (Mar 2009)
  • Voted NO on retroactive immunity for telecoms' warrantless surveillance. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted YES on $23B instead of $4.9B for waterway infrastructure. (Nov 2007)
  • Voted NO on establishing "network neutrality" (non-tiered Internet). (Jun 2006)
  • Voted YES on increasing fines for indecent broadcasting. (Feb 2005)
  • Voted NO on promoting commercial human space flight industry. (Nov 2004)
  • Voted NO on banning Internet gambling by credit card. (Jun 2003)
  • Voted NO on allowing telephone monopolies to offer Internet access. (Feb 2002)
  • Close digital divide with high-tech training. (Jan 2001)
  • Fund nanotechnology research & development. (Dec 2003)
  • Leader of House Committee on Science, Space & Technology. (Mar 2011)
  • Member of House Committee on Transportation & Infrastructure. (Mar 2011)
  • Rated Let NSF decide research grants, not Congress. (Feb 2016)
  • Voted YES on net neutrality for open internet. (Apr 2019)
Sam Johnson on Technology
Republican Representative (TX-3): Click here for 11 full quotes OR click here for Sam Johnson on other issues.
  • Voted YES on protecting cyber security by sharing data with government. (Apr 2013)
  • Voted YES on terminating funding for National Public Radio. (Mar 2011)
  • Voted NO on delaying digital TV conversion by four months. (Mar 2009)
  • Voted YES on retroactive immunity for telecoms' warrantless surveillance. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted NO on establishing "network neutrality" (non-tiered Internet). (Jun 2006)
  • Voted YES on increasing fines for indecent broadcasting. (Feb 2005)
  • Voted YES on promoting commercial human space flight industry. (Nov 2004)
  • Voted YES on banning Internet gambling by credit card. (Jun 2003)
  • Voted NO on allowing telephone monopolies to offer Internet access. (Feb 2002)
  • Permanent ban on state & local taxation of Internet access. (Oct 2007)
  • Prohibit the return of the Fairness Doctrine. (Jan 2009)
Scott Keller on Technology
Independent Challenger (District 8): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Scott Keller on other issues.
  • Technology not to be feared but to be controlled & utilized. (Apr 2013)
Kenny Marchant on Technology
Republican Representative (TX-24): Click here for 12 full quotes OR click here for Kenny Marchant on other issues.
  • Voted NO on protecting cyber security by sharing data with government. (Apr 2013)
  • Voted YES on terminating funding for National Public Radio. (Mar 2011)
  • Voted NO on delaying digital TV conversion by four months. (Mar 2009)
  • Voted YES on retroactive immunity for telecoms' warrantless surveillance. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted NO on $23B instead of $4.9B for waterway infrastructure. (Nov 2007)
  • Voted NO on establishing "network neutrality" (non-tiered Internet). (Jun 2006)
  • Voted YES on increasing fines for indecent broadcasting. (Feb 2005)
  • End net neutrality; allow tiered Internet service. (Jan 2011)
  • Award research grants based on national interest. (Feb 2016)
  • Rated Voted NO on net neutrality: don't regulate the internet. (Apr 2019)
  • Prohibit the return of the Fairness Doctrine. (Jan 2009)
  • No performance royalties for radio music. (Mar 2009)
Michael McCaul on Technology
Republican Representative (TX-10): Click here for 16 full quotes OR click here for Michael McCaul on other issues.
  • Voted YES on protecting cyber security by sharing data with government. (Apr 2013)
  • Voted YES on terminating funding for National Public Radio. (Mar 2011)
  • Voted NO on delaying digital TV conversion by four months. (Mar 2009)
  • Voted YES on retroactive immunity for telecoms' warrantless surveillance. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted YES on $23B instead of $4.9B for waterway infrastructure. (Nov 2007)
  • Voted NO on establishing "network neutrality" (non-tiered Internet). (Jun 2006)
  • Voted YES on increasing fines for indecent broadcasting. (Feb 2005)
  • Permanent ban on state & local taxation of Internet access. (Oct 2007)
  • Homeland Security authority over cyber-security. (Dec 2011)
  • Member of House Committee on Science, Space & Technology. (Mar 2011)
  • Dedicated funds for harbor maintenance. (Jan 2011)
  • Sponsored sustained human presence on Moon, instead of Asteroids. (Apr 2013)
  • Award research grants based on national interest. (Feb 2016)
  • Rated Voted NO on net neutrality: don't regulate the internet. (Apr 2019)
  • Prohibit the return of the Fairness Doctrine. (Jan 2009)
  • No performance royalties for radio music. (Mar 2009)
Randy Neugebauer on Technology
Republican Representative (TX-19): Click here for 15 full quotes OR click here for Randy Neugebauer on other issues.
  • Voted YES on protecting cyber security by sharing data with government. (Apr 2013)
  • Voted YES on terminating funding for National Public Radio. (Mar 2011)
  • Voted NO on delaying digital TV conversion by four months. (Mar 2009)
  • Voted YES on retroactive immunity for telecoms' warrantless surveillance. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted NO on $23B instead of $4.9B for waterway infrastructure. (Nov 2007)
  • Voted NO on establishing "network neutrality" (non-tiered Internet). (Jun 2006)
  • Voted YES on increasing fines for indecent broadcasting. (Feb 2005)
  • Voted YES on promoting commercial human space flight industry. (Nov 2004)
  • Voted YES on banning Internet gambling by credit card. (Jun 2003)
  • Permanent ban on state & local taxation of Internet access. (Oct 2007)
  • Member of House Committee on Science, Space & Technology. (Mar 2011)
  • End net neutrality; allow tiered Internet service. (Jan 2011)
  • Sponsored bill to base research grants on national interest. (Feb 2016)
  • Prohibit the return of the Fairness Doctrine. (Jan 2009)
  • No performance royalties for radio music. (Mar 2009)
Beto O`Rourke on Technology
Democratic candidate for President; Texas Senator nominee: Click here for 8 full quotes OR click here for Beto O`Rourke on other issues.
  • We don't allow lies in books; why do we allow Facebook? (Oct 2019)
  • $1.5 trillion for infrastructure from raised taxes. (Jul 2019)
  • Invest in green research via national labs & universities. (Apr 2019)
  • Regulating Big Tech is more sensical approach than breakup. (Mar 2019)
  • Member of hacktivist group, "Cult of the Dead Cow". (Mar 2019)
  • Stimulus spending invests in areas like infrastructure. (Oct 2018)
  • Rolling back net neutrality hurts democracy. (Oct 2018)
  • Voted NO on protecting cyber security by sharing data with government. (Apr 2013)
Pete Olson on Technology
Republican (District 22): Click here for 10 full quotes OR click here for Pete Olson on other issues.
  • Voted YES on protecting cyber security by sharing data with government. (Apr 2013)
  • Voted YES on terminating funding for National Public Radio. (Mar 2011)
  • Voted NO on delaying digital TV conversion by four months. (Mar 2009)
  • Defund the Corporation for Public Broadcasting. (Jan 2011)
  • End net neutrality; allow tiered Internet service. (Jan 2011)
  • Dedicated funds for harbor maintenance. (Jan 2011)
  • Sponsored sustained human presence on Moon, instead of Asteroids. (Apr 2013)
  • Award research grants based on national interest. (Feb 2016)
  • Prohibit the return of the Fairness Doctrine. (Jan 2009)
  • No performance royalties for radio music. (Mar 2009)
Ted Poe on Technology
Republican Representative (TX-2): Click here for 13 full quotes OR click here for Ted Poe on other issues.
  • Voted YES on protecting cyber security by sharing data with government. (Apr 2013)
  • Voted YES on terminating funding for National Public Radio. (Mar 2011)
  • Voted NO on delaying digital TV conversion by four months. (Mar 2009)
  • Voted YES on retroactive immunity for telecoms' warrantless surveillance. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted YES on $23B instead of $4.9B for waterway infrastructure. (Nov 2007)
  • Voted NO on establishing "network neutrality" (non-tiered Internet). (Jun 2006)
  • Voted YES on increasing fines for indecent broadcasting. (Feb 2005)
  • End net neutrality; allow tiered Internet service. (Jan 2011)
  • Sponsored sustained human presence on Moon, instead of Asteroids. (Apr 2013)
  • Award research grants based on national interest. (Feb 2016)
  • Prohibit the return of the Fairness Doctrine. (Jan 2009)
  • Sponsored bill to televise proceedings of the Supreme Court. (Feb 2009)
  • No performance royalties for radio music. (Mar 2009)
John Ratcliffe on Technology
Republican House Member (District 4): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for John Ratcliffe on other issues.
  • Award research grants based on national interest. (Feb 2016)
  • Rated Voted NO on net neutrality: don't regulate the internet. (Apr 2019)
Chip Roy on Technology
Republican (District 21): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Chip Roy on other issues.
  • Rated Voted NO on net neutrality: don't regulate the internet. (Apr 2019)
Lamar Smith on Technology
Republican Representative (TX-21): Click here for 16 full quotes OR click here for Lamar Smith on other issues.
  • Competitive & innovative nternet access instead of FCC rules. (Jun 2016)
  • Voted YES on protecting cyber security by sharing data with government. (Apr 2013)
  • Voted YES on terminating funding for National Public Radio. (Mar 2011)
  • Voted NO on delaying digital TV conversion by four months. (Mar 2009)
  • Voted YES on retroactive immunity for telecoms' warrantless surveillance. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted YES on $23B instead of $4.9B for waterway infrastructure. (Nov 2007)
  • Voted NO on establishing "network neutrality" (non-tiered Internet). (Jun 2006)
  • Voted YES on increasing fines for indecent broadcasting. (Feb 2005)
  • Voted YES on promoting commercial human space flight industry. (Nov 2004)
  • Voted YES on banning Internet gambling by credit card. (Jun 2003)
  • Voted YES on allowing telephone monopolies to offer Internet access. (Feb 2002)
  • Permanent ban on state & local taxation of Internet access. (Oct 2007)
  • Sponsored requiring websites to police for copyrighted materials. (Oct 2011)
  • Member of House Committee on Science, Space & Technology. (Mar 2011)
  • Sponsored bill to base research grants on national interest. (Feb 2016)
  • Prohibit the return of the Fairness Doctrine. (Jan 2009)
Van Taylor on Technology
Republican (District 3): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Van Taylor on other issues.
  • Rated Voted NO on net neutrality: don't regulate the internet. (Apr 2019)
Mac Thornberry on Technology
Republican Representative (TX-13): Click here for 16 full quotes OR click here for Mac Thornberry on other issues.
  • Voted YES on protecting cyber security by sharing data with government. (Apr 2013)
  • Voted YES on terminating funding for National Public Radio. (Mar 2011)
  • Voted NO on delaying digital TV conversion by four months. (Mar 2009)
  • Voted YES on retroactive immunity for telecoms' warrantless surveillance. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted YES on $23B instead of $4.9B for waterway infrastructure. (Nov 2007)
  • Voted NO on establishing "network neutrality" (non-tiered Internet). (Jun 2006)
  • Voted YES on increasing fines for indecent broadcasting. (Feb 2005)
  • Voted YES on promoting commercial human space flight industry. (Nov 2004)
  • Voted YES on banning Internet gambling by credit card. (Jun 2003)
  • Voted YES on allowing telephone monopolies to offer Internet access. (Feb 2002)
  • Promote internet via Congressional Internet Caucus. (Jan 2001)
  • Criminal penalties for e-mail spamming. (Feb 2001)
  • Award research grants based on national interest. (Feb 2016)
  • Rated Voted NO on net neutrality: don't regulate the internet. (Apr 2019)
  • Prohibit the return of the Fairness Doctrine. (Jan 2009)
  • No performance royalties for radio music. (Mar 2009)
Marc Veasey on Technology
Democrat (District 33): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Marc Veasey on other issues.
  • Voted YES on protecting cyber security by sharing data with government. (Apr 2013)
  • Sponsored investing $1 billion in transportation projects. (May 2013)
  • Rated Let NSF decide research grants, not Congress. (Feb 2016)
  • Sponsored bill for net neutrality for open internet. (Apr 2019)
Filemon Vela on Technology
Democrat (District 34): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Filemon Vela on other issues.
  • Voted YES on protecting cyber security by sharing data with government. (Apr 2013)
  • Rated Let NSF decide research grants, not Congress. (Feb 2016)
  • Sponsored bill for net neutrality for open internet. (Apr 2019)
Randy Weber on Technology
Republican (District 14): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Randy Weber on other issues.
  • Voted YES on protecting cyber security by sharing data with government. (Apr 2013)
  • Sponsored bill to base research grants on national interest. (Feb 2016)
Roger Williams on Technology
Republican (District 25): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Roger Williams on other issues.
  • Voted YES on protecting cyber security by sharing data with government. (Apr 2013)
  • Award research grants based on national interest. (Feb 2016)
  • Rated Voted NO on net neutrality: don't regulate the internet. (Apr 2019)
Ron Wright on Technology
Republican (District 6): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Ron Wright on other issues.
  • Rated Voted NO on net neutrality: don't regulate the internet. (Apr 2019)

Former candidates & officeholders:


Julian Castro on Technology
Mayor of San Antonio; HUD Secretary: Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Julian Castro on other issues.
  • E-PALS: Set up email between Harvard students & Texas kids. (Oct 2018)
  • City Council 2000: pursue smart growth, knowledge economy. (Oct 2018)
  • Investments in mass transit could stimulate job creation. (Jan 2010)
Rick Perry on Technology
Republican Governor (TX): Click here for 10 full quotes OR click here for Rick Perry on other issues.
  • Snowden verged on treachery; WikiLeaks put U.S. in jeopardy. (May 2015)
  • Don't saddle Internet with Great Depression-era regulations. (Nov 2014)
  • Time-out on online gambling at federal level. (Mar 2014)
  • Stand up cyber-command against China's cyber-crime. (Nov 2011)
  • Put technology into place for long-distance learning. (Nov 2011)
  • Texas Enterprise Fund: $14B invested in emerging technology. (Oct 2011)
  • Trans-Texas corridor: 4000 miles of highway & utilities. (Aug 2011)
  • $40M for 5,500 students in Texas Technology Grants. (Feb 2007)
  • Level playing field for Main Street vs. Internet sales tax. (Aug 2001)
  • Permanent R&D tax incentive & more R&D funding. (Sep 2001)
Chris Bell on Technology
Democratic 2020 Senate Challenger: Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Chris Bell on other issues.
  • Voted YES on promoting commercial human space flight industry. (Nov 2004)
  • Voted YES on banning Internet gambling by credit card. (Jun 2003)
  • Fund nanotechnology research & development. (Dec 2003)
Jon Roland on Technology
Libertarian Senate Challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Jon Roland on other issues.
  • Repeal oppressive taxation of Computer Contractors. (May 2012)
Steve Stockman on Technology
Republican challenger (Lost primary): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Steve Stockman on other issues.
  • Accepts Bitcoin donations as an alternative to fiat currency. (Jan 2014)
  • Voted NO on protecting cyber security by sharing data with government. (Apr 2013)
  • Sponsored sustained human presence on Moon, instead of Asteroids. (Apr 2013)
Ralph Moody Hall on Technology
Republican Representative (TX-4): Click here for 17 full quotes OR click here for Ralph Moody Hall on other issues.
  • Voted NO on protecting cyber security by sharing data with government. (Apr 2013)
  • Voted YES on terminating funding for National Public Radio. (Mar 2011)
  • Voted NO on delaying digital TV conversion by four months. (Mar 2009)
  • Voted YES on retroactive immunity for telecoms' warrantless surveillance. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted YES on $23B instead of $4.9B for waterway infrastructure. (Nov 2007)
  • Voted YES on increasing fines for indecent broadcasting. (Feb 2005)
  • Voted YES on promoting commercial human space flight industry. (Nov 2004)
  • Voted YES on banning Internet gambling by credit card. (Jun 2003)
  • Voted YES on allowing telephone monopolies to offer Internet access. (Feb 2002)
  • Criminal penalties for e-mail spamming. (Feb 2001)
  • Fund nanotechnology research & development. (Dec 2003)
  • Permanent ban on state & local taxation of Internet access. (Oct 2007)
  • Popularize Electronic Signatures with ESIGN Day. (Jun 2010)
  • Chair of House Committee on Science, Space & Technology. (Mar 2011)
  • End net neutrality; allow tiered Internet service. (Jan 2011)
  • Prohibit the return of the Fairness Doctrine. (Jan 2009)
  • No performance royalties for radio music. (Mar 2009)
Tony Sanchez on Technology
Democrat 2000 Challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Tony Sanchez on other issues.
  • Create incentives to keep technology workers in state. (May 2002)
Steve Stockman on Technology
Republican (Senate run 2014) (District 36): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Steve Stockman on other issues.
  • Accepts Bitcoin donations as an alternative to fiat currency. (Jan 2014)
  • Voted NO on protecting cyber security by sharing data with government. (Apr 2013)
  • Sponsored sustained human presence on Moon, instead of Asteroids. (Apr 2013)
Ken Bentsen on Technology
Former Dem.challenger (withdrew Jan. 2006), former U.S. Rep.: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Ken Bentsen on other issues.
  • Criminal penalties for e-mail spamming. (Feb 2001)
Jack Fields on Technology
Republican Former (1994-) (District 8): Click here for Jack Fields on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Martin Frost on Technology
Democrat (Until 2004) (District 24): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Martin Frost on other issues.
  • Voted NO on promoting commercial human space flight industry. (Nov 2004)
  • Voted NO on banning Internet gambling by credit card. (Jun 2003)
  • Voted YES on allowing telephone monopolies to offer Internet access. (Feb 2002)
  • Criminal penalties for e-mail spamming. (Feb 2001)
Phil Gramm on Technology
Former Republican Senator: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Phil Gramm on other issues.
  • Voted YES on Internet sales tax moratorium. (Oct 1998)
Gene Kelly on Technology
Former Democratic Challenger (2006): Click here for Gene Kelly on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Ron Kirk on Technology
2002 Democratic Candidate: Click here for Ron Kirk on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Nicholas Lampson on Technology
Democrat (Unseated 2008) (District 9): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Nicholas Lampson on other issues.
  • Voted YES on retroactive immunity for telecoms' warrantless surveillance. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted YES on $23B instead of $4.9B for waterway infrastructure. (Nov 2007)
  • Voted YES on promoting commercial human space flight industry. (Nov 2004)
  • Voted YES on banning Internet gambling by credit card. (Jun 2003)
  • Voted YES on allowing telephone monopolies to offer Internet access. (Feb 2002)
  • Permanent ban on state & local taxation of Internet access. (Oct 2007)
Mary Ruwart on Technology
2000 Libertarian Challenger for Senate (TX): Click here for Mary Ruwart on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Max Sandlin on Technology
Democrat (Until 2004) (District 1): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Max Sandlin on other issues.
  • Voted NO on promoting commercial human space flight industry. (Nov 2004)
  • Voted YES on banning Internet gambling by credit card. (Jun 2003)
  • Voted YES on allowing telephone monopolies to offer Internet access. (Feb 2002)
  • Criminal penalties for e-mail spamming. (Feb 2001)
Shelley Sekula-Gibbs on Technology
Republican Former (2006-2007) (District 22): Click here for Shelley Sekula-Gibbs on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Jim Turner on Technology
Democrat (Until 2004) (District 2): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Jim Turner on other issues.
  • Voted YES on banning Internet gambling by credit card. (Jun 2003)
  • Voted YES on allowing telephone monopolies to offer Internet access. (Feb 2002)
Bill Archer on Technology
Republican (District 7): Click here for Bill Archer on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Dick Armey on Technology
Republican (District 26): Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Dick Armey on other issues.
  • Promote e-Contract with High Tech America. (Jan 2001)
  • Promote e-commerce and e-government. (Jan 2001)
Chris Bell on Technology
Democrat (District 25): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Chris Bell on other issues.
  • Voted YES on promoting commercial human space flight industry. (Nov 2004)
  • Voted YES on banning Internet gambling by credit card. (Jun 2003)
  • Fund nanotechnology research & development. (Dec 2003)
Ken Bentsen on Technology
Democrat (District 25): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Ken Bentsen on other issues.
  • Criminal penalties for e-mail spamming. (Feb 2001)
Henry Bonilla on Technology
Republican (District 23): Click here for 5 full quotes OR click here for Henry Bonilla on other issues.
  • Voted NO on establishing "network neutrality" (non-tiered Internet). (Jun 2006)
  • Voted YES on increasing fines for indecent broadcasting. (Feb 2005)
  • Voted YES on promoting commercial human space flight industry. (Nov 2004)
  • Voted YES on banning Internet gambling by credit card. (Jun 2003)
  • Voted YES on allowing telephone monopolies to offer Internet access. (Feb 2002)
Ronald Coleman on Technology
Democrat (1982-1996) (District 16): Click here for Ronald Coleman on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Larry Combest on Technology
Republican (District 19): Click here for Larry Combest on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Prof. Tom Davis on Technology
Green Challenger: Click here for Prof. Tom Davis on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Tom DeLay on Technology
Republican (District 22): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for Tom DeLay on other issues.
  • Voted YES on increasing fines for indecent broadcasting. (Feb 2005)
  • Voted YES on promoting commercial human space flight industry. (Nov 2004)
  • Voted YES on banning Internet gambling by credit card. (Jun 2003)
  • Voted YES on allowing telephone monopolies to offer Internet access. (Feb 2002)
  • Promote internet via Congressional Internet Caucus. (Jan 2001)
  • Criminal penalties for e-mail spamming. (Feb 2001)
Chet Edwards on Technology
Democratic Representative (TX-17): Click here for 9 full quotes OR click here for Chet Edwards on other issues.
  • Voted YES on delaying digital TV conversion by four months. (Mar 2009)
  • Voted YES on retroactive immunity for telecoms' warrantless surveillance. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted YES on $23B instead of $4.9B for waterway infrastructure. (Nov 2007)
  • Voted NO on establishing "network neutrality" (non-tiered Internet). (Jun 2006)
  • Voted YES on increasing fines for indecent broadcasting. (Feb 2005)
  • Voted NO on promoting commercial human space flight industry. (Nov 2004)
  • Voted YES on banning Internet gambling by credit card. (Jun 2003)
  • Voted YES on allowing telephone monopolies to offer Internet access. (Feb 2002)
  • No performance royalties for radio music. (Mar 2009)
Charles Gonzalez on Technology
Democrat: Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for Charles Gonzalez on other issues.
  • Voted NO on terminating funding for National Public Radio. (Mar 2011)
  • Voted YES on delaying digital TV conversion by four months. (Mar 2009)
  • Voted NO on retroactive immunity for telecoms' warrantless surveillance. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted YES on $23B instead of $4.9B for waterway infrastructure. (Nov 2007)
  • Facilitate nationwide 2-1-1 phone line for human services. (Jan 2007)
  • Permanent ban on state & local taxation of Internet access. (Oct 2007)
  • Popularize Electronic Signatures with ESIGN Day. (Jun 2010)
Darrel Hunter on Technology
Democratic Senate Challenger: Click here for Darrel Hunter on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Scott Jameson on Technology
Libertarian Challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Scott Jameson on other issues.
  • Continue moratorium on Internet taxation. (Oct 2006)
Elizabeth Ames Jones on Technology
Former Republican Challenger (2012): Click here for Elizabeth Ames Jones on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Tom Leppert on Technology
Former Republican Challenger (2012): Click here for Tom Leppert on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Rick Noriega on Technology
Democratic Senate Challenger: Click here for Rick Noriega on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Solomon Ortiz on Technology
Democratic Representative (TX-27): Click here for 9 full quotes OR click here for Solomon Ortiz on other issues.
  • Voted YES on delaying digital TV conversion by four months. (Mar 2009)
  • Voted YES on retroactive immunity for telecoms' warrantless surveillance. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted YES on $23B instead of $4.9B for waterway infrastructure. (Nov 2007)
  • Voted NO on establishing "network neutrality" (non-tiered Internet). (Jun 2006)
  • Voted YES on increasing fines for indecent broadcasting. (Feb 2005)
  • Voted YES on promoting commercial human space flight industry. (Nov 2004)
  • Voted YES on banning Internet gambling by credit card. (Jun 2003)
  • Voted YES on allowing telephone monopolies to offer Internet access. (Feb 2002)
  • No performance royalties for radio music. (Mar 2009)
Ron Paul on Technology
Republican Representative (TX-14); previously Libertarian for President: Click here for 23 full quotes OR click here for Ron Paul on other issues.
  • Exploring the Moon and Mars are great, if done privately. (Jan 2012)
  • WikiLeaks only released true but embarrassing information. (Apr 2011)
  • Surveillance cameras are out of control; safety is no excuse. (Apr 2011)
  • We need more WikiLeaks so we know the truth. (Apr 2011)
  • No Fairness Doctrine: no equal time if morally objectionable. (Sep 2007)
  • Donít apply broadcast indecency rules to cable networks. (Sep 2007)
  • Privatize infrastructure maintenance; government fails at it. (Aug 2007)
  • Privatize infrastructure maintenance; government fails at it. (Aug 2007)
  • Militarizing outer space impoverishes America. (Jun 2007)
  • Trusts the Internet a lot more than the mainstream media. (May 2007)
  • Govít computer snooping makes National ID Card inevitable. (Dec 1987)
  • Voted NO on protecting cyber security by sharing data with government. (Apr 2013)
  • Voted YES on terminating funding for National Public Radio. (Mar 2011)
  • Voted NO on $23B instead of $4.9B for waterway infrastructure. (Nov 2007)
  • Voted NO on establishing "network neutrality" (non-tiered Internet). (Jun 2006)
  • Voted NO on increasing fines for indecent broadcasting. (Feb 2005)
  • Voted YES on promoting commercial human space flight industry. (Nov 2004)
  • Voted NO on banning Internet gambling by credit card. (Jun 2003)
  • Voted NO on allowing telephone monopolies to offer Internet access. (Feb 2002)
  • Permanent ban on state & local taxation of Internet access. (Oct 2007)
  • Dedicated funds for harbor maintenance. (Jan 2011)
  • Prohibit the return of the Fairness Doctrine. (Jan 2009)
  • No performance royalties for radio music. (Mar 2009)
Barbara Radnofsky on Technology
Democratic challenger: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Barbara Radnofsky on other issues.
  • I strongly support net neutrality. (Aug 2006)
  • Strongly supports net neutrality. (Aug 2006)
Ciro Rodriguez on Technology
Democratic Representative (TX-23): Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for Ciro Rodriguez on other issues.
  • Voted YES on delaying digital TV conversion by four months. (Mar 2009)
  • Voted YES on retroactive immunity for telecoms' warrantless surveillance. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted YES on $23B instead of $4.9B for waterway infrastructure. (Nov 2007)
  • Voted YES on promoting commercial human space flight industry. (Nov 2004)
  • Voted NO on banning Internet gambling by credit card. (Jun 2003)
  • Voted YES on allowing telephone monopolies to offer Internet access. (Feb 2002)
  • Permanent ban on state & local taxation of Internet access. (Oct 2007)
Charles Stenholm on Technology
Democrat (District 17): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Charles Stenholm on other issues.
  • Voted NO on promoting commercial human space flight industry. (Nov 2004)
  • Voted YES on banning Internet gambling by credit card. (Jun 2003)
  • Voted YES on allowing telephone monopolies to offer Internet access. (Feb 2002)
David Dewhurst on Technology
Republican Challenger: Click here for David Dewhurst on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Pat Fallon on Technology
Republican (District 4): Click here for Pat Fallon on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Tony Gonzales on Technology
Republican (District 23): Click here for Tony Gonzales on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Kay Bailey Hutchison on Technology
Republican Sr Senator (TX): Click here for 9 full quotes OR click here for Kay Bailey Hutchison on other issues.
  • Voted YES on $23B instead of $4.9B for waterway infrastructure. (Nov 2007)
  • Voted YES on restoring $550M in funding for Amtrak for 2007. (Mar 2006)
  • Voted YES on disallowing FCC approval of larger media conglomerates. (Sep 2003)
  • Voted YES on Internet sales tax moratorium. (Oct 1998)
  • Voted YES on telecomm deregulation. (Feb 1996)
  • Promote internet via Congressional Internet Caucus. (Jan 2001)
  • Fund nanotechnology research & development. (Dec 2003)
  • Require telecomms to transfer VOIP calls from other carriers. (Apr 2008)
  • Prohibit the return of the Fairness Doctrine. (Jan 2009)
Ronny Jackson on Technology
Republican (District 13): Click here for Ronny Jackson on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Troy Nehls on Technology
Republican (District 22): Click here for Troy Nehls on other issues.
    No stance on record.
August Pfluger on Technology
Republican (District 11): Click here for August Pfluger on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Silvestre Reyes on Technology
Democratic Representative (TX-16): Click here for 13 full quotes OR click here for Silvestre Reyes on other issues.
  • Voted NO on terminating funding for National Public Radio. (Mar 2011)
  • Voted YES on delaying digital TV conversion by four months. (Mar 2009)
  • Voted YES on retroactive immunity for telecoms' warrantless surveillance. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted YES on $23B instead of $4.9B for waterway infrastructure. (Nov 2007)
  • Voted YES on increasing fines for indecent broadcasting. (Feb 2005)
  • Voted YES on promoting commercial human space flight industry. (Nov 2004)
  • Voted NO on banning Internet gambling by credit card. (Jun 2003)
  • Voted YES on allowing telephone monopolies to offer Internet access. (Feb 2002)
  • Promote internet via Congressional Internet Caucus. (Jan 2001)
  • Criminal penalties for e-mail spamming. (Feb 2001)
  • Permanent ban on state & local taxation of Internet access. (Oct 2007)
  • Popularize Electronic Signatures with ESIGN Day. (Jun 2010)
  • No performance royalties for radio music. (Mar 2009)
Paul Sadler on Technology
Democratic Challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Paul Sadler on other issues.
  • Investing in infrastructure secures economic future. (Aug 2012)
Pete Sessions on Technology
Republican Representative (TX-32): Click here for 20 full quotes OR click here for Pete Sessions on other issues.
  • Voted YES on protecting cyber security by sharing data with government. (Apr 2013)
  • Voted YES on terminating funding for National Public Radio. (Mar 2011)
  • Voted NO on delaying digital TV conversion by four months. (Mar 2009)
  • Voted YES on retroactive immunity for telecoms' warrantless surveillance. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted YES on $23B instead of $4.9B for waterway infrastructure. (Nov 2007)
  • Voted NO on establishing "network neutrality" (non-tiered Internet). (Jun 2006)
  • Voted YES on increasing fines for indecent broadcasting. (Feb 2005)
  • Voted YES on promoting commercial human space flight industry. (Nov 2004)
  • Voted YES on banning Internet gambling by credit card. (Jun 2003)
  • Voted YES on allowing telephone monopolies to offer Internet access. (Feb 2002)
  • Promote internet via Congressional Internet Caucus. (Jan 2001)
  • Promote e-Contract with High Tech America. (Jan 2001)
  • Promote e-commerce and e-government. (Jan 2001)
  • Criminal penalties for e-mail spamming. (Feb 2001)
  • Fund nanotechnology research & development. (Dec 2003)
  • Permanent ban on state & local taxation of Internet access. (Oct 2007)
  • End net neutrality; allow tiered Internet service. (Jan 2011)
  • Prohibit the return of the Fairness Doctrine. (Jan 2009)
  • No performance royalties for radio music. (Mar 2009)
  • Let companies share Y2K plans with no risk of lawsuits. (Oct 1998)
Beth Van Duyne on Technology
Republican (District 24): Click here for Beth Van Duyne on other issues.
    No stance on record.

                                                                                                                                                                               
  


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