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Former Republican Representative (IN-9, 2005-2007):
Mike Sodrel on the Issues

Mike Sodrel on Abortion

  • Support the Abortion Non-Discrimination Act. (Nov 2004)
  • Voted NO on allowing human embryonic stem cell research. (May 2005)
  • Voted YES on restricting interstate transport of minors to get abortions. (Apr 2005)

Mike Sodrel on Budget & Economy

No stance on record.

Mike Sodrel on Civil Rights

  • Voted YES on Constitutionally defining marriage as one-man-one-woman. (Jul 2006)
  • Voted YES on making the PATRIOT Act permanent. (Dec 2005)

Mike Sodrel on Corporations

No stance on record.

Mike Sodrel on Crime

No stance on record.

Mike Sodrel on Drugs

No stance on record.

Mike Sodrel on Education

  • Voted NO on allowing Courts to decide on "God" in Pledge of Allegiance. (Jul 2006)
  • Voted NO on $84 million in grants for Black and Hispanic colleges. (Mar 2006)

Mike Sodrel on Energy & Oil

  • Voted NO on keeping moratorium on drilling for oil offshore. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted YES on scheduling permitting for new oil refinieries. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted YES on authorizing construction of new oil refineries. (Oct 2005)

Mike Sodrel on Environment

  • Voted NO on increasing AMTRAK funding by adding $214M to $900M. (Jun 2006)
  • Voted NO on barring website promoting Yucca Mountain nuclear waste dump. (May 2006)
  • Voted YES on deauthorizing "critical habitat" for endangered species. (Sep 2005)

Mike Sodrel on Families & Children

No stance on record.

Mike Sodrel on Foreign Policy

  • Voted NO on deterring foreign arms transfers to China. (Jul 2005)
  • Voted YES on reforming the UN by restricting US funding. (Jun 2005)

Mike Sodrel on Free Trade

  • Oppose to the trade liberalization agreement with China. (Nov 2004)
  • Voted YES on implementing CAFTA, Central America Free Trade. (Jul 2005)

Mike Sodrel on Government Reform

  • Voted YES on requiring photo ID for voting in federal elections. (Sep 2006)
  • Voted YES on restricting independent grassroots political committees. (Apr 2006)
  • Voted YES on prohibiting lawsuits about obesity against food providers. (Oct 2005)
  • Voted YES on limiting attorney's fees in class action lawsuits. (Feb 2005)

Mike Sodrel on Gun Control

  • Voted YES on prohibiting product misuse lawsuits on gun manufacturers. (Oct 2005)

Mike Sodrel on Health Care

  • Voted YES on denying non-emergency treatment for lack of Medicare co-pay. (Feb 2006)

Mike Sodrel on Homeland Security

  • Voted YES on allowing electronic surveillance without a warrant. (Sep 2006)
  • Voted YES on continuing intelligence gathering without civil oversight. (Apr 2006)
  • Voted YES on federalizing rules for driver licenses to hinder terrorists. (Feb 2005)
  • Voted YES on continuing military recruitment on college campuses. (Feb 2005)

Mike Sodrel on Immigration

  • Voted YES on building a fence along the Mexican border. (Sep 2006)
  • Voted YES on preventing tipping off Mexicans about Minuteman Project. (Jun 2006)

Mike Sodrel on Jobs

No stance on record.

Mike Sodrel on Principles & Values

No stance on record.

Mike Sodrel on Social Security

No stance on record.

Mike Sodrel on Tax Reform

  • Voted YES on retaining reduced taxes on capital gains & dividends. (Dec 2005)

Mike Sodrel on War & Peace

  • Voted YES on declaring Iraq part of War on Terror with no exit date. (Jun 2006)

Mike Sodrel on Welfare & Poverty

  • Voted NO on providing $70 million for Section 8 Housing vouchers. (Jun 2006)