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16PVS_Q11B on Nov 8, 2016

Political Group Survey: the PVS survey question on tax-cut stimulus
Source: Political Courage Test
The Project Vote Smart Voter Guide inferred how candidates would respond to the question, 'Economy: Do you support lowering taxes as a means of promoting economic growth?' Project Vote Smart notes, "in response to the increasing unwillingness of candidates to answer issue questions, Project Vote Smart has researched Congressional candidates' public records to determine candidates' likely responses on certain key issues. These issue positions, from the year 2016, are provided [for candidates who] refused to provide voters with positions on key issues covered by the 2016 Political Courage Test, despite repeated requests. Historically, candidates have failed to complete our test due to the advice they receive from their parties and advisors and out of fear of negative attack ads." Also see the PVS survey question on taxes & budget; the CC survey question on inheritance taxes; and the CC survey question


    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 lowering taxes to promote economic growth (Score: -2)
  • Headline 2: Opposes lowering taxes to promote economic growth (Score: 2)

  • 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 16PVS_Q11B

Dwight Evans s1+Pennsylvania Democrat 
Josh Gottheimer s1+New Jersey Democrat 
Raja Krishnamoorthi s1+Illinois Democrat 
Stephanie Murphy s1+Florida Democrat 
Jimmy Panetta s1+California Democrat 
Darren Soto s1+Florida Democrat 



Republicans participating in 16PVS_Q11B

Don Bacon s1+Nebraska Republican 
Jim Banks s1+Indiana Republican 
Jack Bergman s1+Michigan Republican 
Andy Biggs s1+Arizona Republican 
Ted Budd s1+North Carolina Republican 
James Comer s1+Kentucky Republican 
Neal Dunn s1+Florida Republican 
John Faso s1+New York Republican 
Drew Ferguson s1+Georgia Republican 
Brian Fitzpatrick s1+Pennsylvania Republican 
Matt Gaetz s1+Florida Republican 
Mike Gallagher s1+Wisconsin Republican 
Tom Garrett s1+Virginia Republican 
David Kustoff s1+Tennessee Republican 
Jason Lewis s1+Minnesota Republican 
Roger Marshall s1+Kansas Republican 
Brian Mast s1+Florida Republican 
Paul Mitchell s1+Michigan Republican 
John Rutherford s1+Florida Republican 
Claudia Tenney s1+New York Republican 



Independents participating in 16PVS_Q11B



Total recorded by OnTheIssues:

Democrats: 6
Republicans: 20
Independents: 0


















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