Throughout our recovery, economic growth has remained slow and unemployment remains high. The only thing that’s seen exponential growth is the size of our government. Leading into the 2012 elections, it’s important for Americans to know where their candidates stand on issues that will create growth and allow job creators to resume hiring. The U.S. Chamber has identified key House and Senate where there is a fundamental difference between the candidates on key business issues. Vote For Jobs is your one-stop shop for election tools, recent polling, voting records, and positions on pro-growth, pro-jobs legislation. Candidate comparisons will highlight each candidate’s voting record on legislation that is critical to our recovery.
News and Issues
Vote For Jobs is a clearing house for all of the most recent and relevant election-related news, candidate polling, and resources to give constituents the insight they need to vote smart on the issues impacting job creator’s ability to grow and hire, including health care, regulation, labor regulations and American energy exploration.
As the nation’s business voice in Washington, the U.S. Chamber is dedicated to holding legislators accountable for their votes in Congress on the issues that matter most to the business community. Vote For Jobs will feature the Chamber’s How They Voted scorecard for each incumbent candidate’s position on important legislation, and their percentage score of pro-jobs votes. The site will feature How They Voted scorecards from 2007-2011.
The stakes are high this election season, and we want to make sure Americans are prepared as they head to the polls. On Vote For Jobs users can enter their address to find a geo-customized page including election information relevant to their area. Here, users will find their candidate-specific information, as well as their state's official election resources, including voter registration links, polling place locators, key election dates and absentee ballot forms.
About the U.S. Chamber of Commerce
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce is the world’s largest business organization representing the interests of more than 3 million businesses of all sizes, sectors, and regions. Our members range from mom-and-pop shops and local chambers to leading industry associations and large corporations. They all share one thing in common—they count on the Chamber to be their voice in Washington, DC.