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CAFTA Damage Report: Tracking Results of CAFTA Votes in Key Districts

Public Citizen's Global Trade Watch division has announced the launch of the CAFTA Damage Report, an ongoing series of reports that track the consequences of the Central America Free Trade Agreement (CAFTA) in districts where members of Congress voted for the agreement despite opposition from constituents or their own misgivings.

Click on the following names to view press releases, news articles on bad CAFTA votes, Congressional office contact numbers, and other pertinent information.

The 30 Most Improbable, Unacceptable, Inexplicable Votes for CAFTA


Rep. Robert Aderholt (R-Ala.-4)


Rep. Vic Snyder (D-Ark.-2)


Rep. Richard Pombo (R-Calif.-11)


Rep. Marilyn Musgrave (R-Colo.-4)


Rep. Ginny Brown-Waite (R-Fla.-5)
Rep. Mark Foley (R-Fla.-16)


Rep. Melissa L. Bean (D-Ill.-8)


Rep. Dennis Moore (D-Kan.-3)


Rep. Roscoe Bartlett (R-Md.-6)


Rep. Ike Skelton (D-Mo.-4)

New York

Rep. Gregory W. Meeks (D-N.Y.-6)
Rep. Edolphus Towns (D-N.Y.-10)

North Carolina

Rep. Robin Hayes (R-N.C.-8)
Rep. Charles H. Taylor (R-N.C.-11)


Rep. Steven C. LaTourette (R-Ohio-14)


Rep. Charles W. Dent (R-Pa.-15)
Rep. Phillip S. English (R-Pa.-3)
Rep. Mike Fitzpatrick (R-Pa.-8)
Rep. Jim Gerlach (R-Pa. 6)
Rep. Timothy F. Murphy (R-Pa.-18)

South Carolina

Rep. J. Gresham Barrett (R-S.C.-3)
Rep. Bob Inglis (R-S.C.-4)


Rep. Jim Cooper (D-Tenn.-5)


Rep. Henry Cuellar (D-Texas-28)
Rep. Ruben E. Hinojosa (D-Texas-15)
Rep. Solomon P. Ortiz (D-Texas-27)


Rep. Rob Bishop (R-Utah-1)
Rep. Chris Cannon (R-Utah-3)
Rep. Jim Matheson (D-Utah-2)



Rep. Jo Ann S. Davis (R-Va.-1)



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