Tuesday, November 13, 2012

Tom Price

6th District, Georgia Congressman

Tom Price

Congressman                Georgia            Republican
Elected 2004

Ways and Means

Ratings for 2010:

ADA    Americans for Democratic Action                                                      0
            Liberal:             less defense spending   
                                     protect civil liberties, human rights

ACLU  American Civil Liberties Union                                                        13
            Protect individuals from legal infringements on rights

AFS     American Federation of Government Employees                           0
            Liberal labor

LCV    League of Conservation Voters                                                          0
            Pro-environmental protection

ITIC     Information Technology Industry Council                                          33
            Promote electronic commerce and innovation

NTU    National Taxpayers Union                                                                 93
            Pro-taxpayer rights

COC    US Chamber of Commerce                                                            88

ACU    American Conservative Union                                                      100
            Conservative:    foreign policy
                                       social and budget issues

CFG    Club for Growth                                                                               100
            Pro-tax limitation

FRC     Family Research Council                                                                93
            Conservative:    promotes marriage and family
                                       oppose abortion

Votes in 111th Congress:           2009 - 2010

No       Overturn Ledbetter
            Extend statute of limitations in pay discrimination
No       $820 billion stimulus   
            Funds to revive U.S. economy
Yes      Let guns in national parks
            Permit people carrying guns in parks
No       Cap and Trade
            Industry measure to reduce greenhouse gases               
Yes      Bar federal abortion funds
            No federal funds for health plans covering abortion
No       Health Care Bill
            Provides insurance for people without health insurance              
No       Financial Firm Regulation
            Regulations on financial services firms
No       Pass tax cuts for some
            Bush era tax cuts to continue for incomes under $250,000
Yes      Stop detainee transfers
            Prohibit defense funds used to transfer detainees to U.S. facilities                      
No       Legalize Immigrants’ Kids
            Give children of illegal parents path to legal status
No       Repeal Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell
            Lift ban on openly gay people in military           
No       Limit Campaign Funds
            Requires sponsors of campaign ads to identify themselves

Year                 Candidate                     Vote                                         Campaign Chest

2010                Tom Price (R)              unopposed                               2,105,230
2008                Tom Price (R)              231,520  68%                          1,607,716
                        Bill Jones (D)                106,551  32                                640,883

2006                Tom Price (R)              144,958  72%                          2,281,556
                        Steve Sinton (D)             55,294  28                                104,821

2006 primary    Tom Price (R)                47,925  82%
                          John Konop (R)              10,322  18

2004                Tom Price (R)              unopposed                               2,283,545

2004 runoff      Tom Price (R)                28,180  54%                            
                         Robert Lamutt (R)          23,959  46                                 

2004 primary    Tom Price (R)                29,144  35%                         
                          Robert Lamutt (R)          23,176  28
                          Chuck Clay (R)              17,705  21
                          Roger Hines (R)               7,645    9
                          Alfred Beverly (R)            3,187    4

Population 2010:                      767,798
Change since 2000:                 up 21.9%

Urban:                                      94%
Rural:                                         6

Median Income:                          79,139
Median Home Value:                285,500

Private Employment:                 85%
Government Employment:           9
Self-Employed:                             6
Blue Collar:                              12
White Collar:                            76

Median Age:                             36
Over 65:                                      8%
Under 18:                                 28

High School Graduates:            93%
College Graduates:                   51
Graduate Degree:                     17

Veterans:                                    8%

White:                                      71%
Black:                                       10
Hispanic:                                    9
Asian:                                         8         

2008 Presidential Vote:
John McCain (R) -                   226,456           65%
Barack Obama (D) -                120,093           34

2004 Presidential Vote:
George W. Bush (R) -            215,437           70%
John Kerry (D) -                        90,348           29

Tom Price's Voting History

Votes in 110th Congress:           2007 – 08

No       Increase Minimum Wage
            Raise minimum wage from $5.15 to $7.25 an hour
No       Expand SCHIP
            Expand State Children’s Health Insurance Program
No       Raise CAFE Standards
            Increase fuel efficiency to 35 mpg by 2020
No       Bail Out Financial Markets
            $700 billion to bail out financial industry
Yes      Share Immigration Data
            Bar funds to governments refusing to share immigration information
Yes      Foreign Aid Abortion Ban
            Bar funds for abortions in foreign aid programs
No       Ban Gay Bias in Workplace
            Prohibit job discrimination based on sexual orientation
Yes      Repeal DC Gun Law
            Repeal local prohibition of firearms
No       Withdraw Troops 8/08
            Requires withdrawal of troops by August, 2008
No       No Operations in Iraq
            Bar military funds for contingency operations in Iraq
Yes      Free Trade with Peru
            Implement free trade agreement with Peru
Yes      Overhaul FISA
            Overhaul Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act

Votes in 109th Congress:           2005 – 06

Yes      Estate Tax Repeal
            Permanently repeal federal estate and gift taxes
Yes      Limit CAFE standards
            Less stringent auto fuel efficiency standards
Yes      FY06 Spending Curb
            Curb federal entitlement spending
Yes      Drilling in ANWR
            Oil and gas leases for Arctic National Wildlife Refuge
Yes      Limit Interstate Abortion
            No minors across state lines for abortions without parental consent
No       Extend Patriot Act
            Reauthorize USA Patriot Act expanding law enforcement authority
Yes      Bar Same Sex Marriage
            Amend Constitution to define marriage as between man and woman
No       Stem Cell Research Funds
            Override veto to fund embryonic stem cell research
Yes      Build Border Fence
            700 miles of fencing along border with Mexico
Yes      CAFTA
            Approve Central American Free Trade Agreement
Yes      Oppose Iraq Withdrawal
            Oppose setting date for withdrawal of US forces from Iraq
Yes      Detainee Tribunals
            Create military tribunals to try detainees

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