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10-CC-q11 on Aug 11, 2010

Political Group Survey: the CC survey questions on increasing taxes
Source: Christian Coalition Survey
The Christian Coalition voter guide [is] one of the most powerful tools Christians have ever had to impact our society during elections. This simple tool has helped educate tens of millions of citizens across this nation as to where candidates for public office stand on key faith and family issues.

    The CC survey summarizes candidate stances on the following topics:
  • Increase in federal income tax rates
  • Elimination of the federal marriage tax penalty [vs. keeping the federal marriage tax penalty]

    Participating counts on VoteMatch question 11. Question 11: Higher taxes on the wealthy Scores: -2=Strongly oppose; -1=Oppose; 0=neutral; 1=Support; 2=Strongly support.
  • Topic: Tax Reform
  • Headline: Supports more federal taxes & keeping marriage penalty (Score: 2)
  • Headline 2: Opposes both marriage penalty & federal tax increases (Score: -2)

    Participating counts on AmericansElect question 1.
  • Headline: Supports more federal taxes & keeping marriage penalty (Answer: D)
  • Headline 2: Opposes both marriage penalty & federal tax increases (Answer: A)
  • AmericansElect Quiz Question 1 on Economy: When you think about the US budget deficit, which of the following solutions is closest to your opinion?
    • A: Cutting existing programs
    • B: More spending cuts than tax increases (mix of both solutions)
    • C: More tax increases than spending cuts (mix of both solutions)
    • D: Raising Taxes
    • E: Unsure

  • Key for participation codes:
  • Sponsorships: p=sponsored; o=co-sponsored; s=signed
  • Memberships: c=chair; m=member; e=endorsed; f=profiled; s=scored
  • Resolutions: i=introduced; w=wrote; a=adopted
  • Cases: w=wrote; j=joined; d=dissented; c=concurred
  • Surveys: '+' supports; '-' opposes.

Democrats participating in 10-CC-q11

Michael Bennet s1+CO Democratic Jr Senator 
Russell Feingold s1+POTUS Democrat 
Kirsten Gillibrand s1+New York Democrat 
Blanche Lambert Lincoln s1+AR Former Democratic Senator 
Patty Murray q1+WA Democratic Sr Senator 
Ron Wyden s1+OR Democratic Sr Senator 

Republicans participating in 10-CC-q11

Sandy Adams s2-Florida Republican (Lost 2012 primary) 
Kelly Ayotte s2-NH Republican Jr Senator 
Roy Blunt s2-Missouri Republican (until 2010) 
Ken Buck s2-CO Republican Challenger 
Tom Coburn s2-OK Republican Jr Senator; previously Representative 
Jim DeMint s2-SC Republican Jr Senator; previously Representative 
Bob Dold s2-Illinois Republican challenger 
Robert Hurt s2-Virginia Republican 
Ron Johnson s2-WI Republican Sr Senator 
John Kasich s2-OH Republican Governor 
Mark Kirk s2-IL Republican Jr Senator 
Patrick Meehan s2-Pennsylvania Republican 
Kristi Noem s2-South Dakota Republican 
John Raese s2-WV Republican Senate Challenger 
Scott Rigell s2-Virginia Republican 
Dino Rossi s2-WA Republican Challenger (2010) 
Pat Toomey s2-PA Republican Jr Senator 
David Vitter s2-LA Republican Jr Senator; previously Representative 

Independents participating in 10-CC-q11

Joe DioGuardi s2-NY 2010 Republican Challenger 
Carly Fiorina s2-CA 2010 Republican Senate Challenger 
Jim Huffman s2-OR 2010 Republican Challenger 
Scott McAdams s1+AK 2010 Democratic Challenger 
Kendrick Meek s1+FL 2010 Democratic Senate Challenger; currently US Rep. 
Charles Melancon s1+LA 2010 Democratic Senate Challenger; currently US Rep. 

Total recorded by OnTheIssues:

Democrats: 6
Republicans: 18
Independents: 6

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