Statements about Voting Record

Says  "With nearly 75 percent of Americans supportive of the construction of the pipeline, Schrader needs to explain to Oregon families why he voted against this needed project."  

Says, "Carl proposed a 'windfall' tax on real estate development when he was a Metro Councilor."

Laurie Monnes Anderson "voted to let violent criminals out of jail early."

Says Julie Parrish "voted to divert $160 million from public schools to private for-profit schools."

Says Jeff Reardon cut elementary school music classes, art instruction, teaching positions, basketball and volleyball programs, and he voted to raise school lunch prices. 

Says "Schaufler was the only Democrat who voted to stop" the state’s health care reform plan.

Says "I worked with our Mayor and other commissioners to help save the school year when a budget crisis in Salem threatened to cut four weeks of the school year," including  negotiating with teachers to work for free.

PolitiFact Oregon gave Rob Cornilles a Pants on Fire for a claim about taxes and fees.

Suzanne Bonamici was the only no vote on a 2009 bill cracking down on drunk drivers.

"I also voted 98 percent of the time with Republicans in the Oregon Legislature."

I differed with my party on business legislation, on consumer protection, and on free trade agreements.

Suzanne Bonamici votes with her party a partisan 98 percent of the time.

Says that three of these five Republicans -- Ben Westlund, Rob Patridge, Max Williams, Lane Shetterly, Lynn Lundquist -- later became Democrats.

Says "in the Legislature, (Mary Nolan) has been a party-line Democrat, showing a 100% track record in harmony with the American Civil Liberties Union."

It’s hard to get people in Portland to vote yes on ballot measures, especially when there’s opposition.

Says "6 percent more Republicans across the state voted than Democrats."

"In fact, 85 percent of Oregonians voted in 2008."

Says Peter DeFazio votes with Nancy Pelosi 86 percent of the time.

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