Key Vote Alert – House – “YES” on The Preserving Choice in Vehicle Purchases Act, H.R. 1435

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The Club for Growth urges all Representatives to vote YES on the Preserving Choice in Vehicle Purchases Act. The results of this vote will be included in the Club for Growth Foundation’s 2023 congressional scorecard.

The Club for Growth supports the Preserving Choice in Vehicle Purchases Act, H.R. 1435. As part of their never-ending quest to force Americans to subsidize the Green New Deal, radical liberals on the California Air Resources Board recently advanced regulations that would ban the sale of cars and light-trucks with internal combustion engines and force Americans into expensive electric vehicles (EVs) they cannot afford. These rules are nationally significant. The Clean Air Act gives states the option of following the emission standards established by California in lieu of federal regulations – and eight states are set to follow California’s lead and adopt EV mandates. This reckless policy would fleece hard-working Americans suffering from Bidenflation, subsidize the Chinese Communist Party, damage the environment and kill jobs.

Despite the expensive subsidies included in the misnamed “Inflation Reduction Act”, the underlying cost of producing electric vehicles make them a luxury item that most Americans simply cannot afford. Dealers cannot move EV’s off their lots, and automakers receiving billions in taxpayer funding are stuck with EV inventories as high as 103 days. Continued mandates from central planners will only exacerbate this reality.

California’s EV mandate will also line the pockets of the Chinese Communist Party. China enjoys a near monopoly on the production of inputs necessary to produce EV batteries. This monopoly guarantees that continued American EV subsidies and mandates will directly finance our most dangerous foreign adversary. Additionally, this production has resulted in high levels of air, water, and soil pollution. Continued left-wing resistance to American critical mineral production ensures that China’s monopoly, along with the devastating environmental damage it causes, will continue unabated.

Finally, continued mandates and subsidies for expensive EV’s will kill jobs. The production of EVs, despite being more expensive, requires 40 percent fewer workers than the production of internal-combustion engine vehicles. Continued displacement of traditional automobiles with EVs will necessarily put hundreds of thousands of working-class jobs at risk.

The Preserving Choice in Vehicle Purchases Act is an important check on the radical environmentalists in charge of the Democratic Party. The bill would prevent the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) from providing waivers from federal emission standards under the Clean Air Act to states implementing EV mandates through a ban on the sale of internal combustion engines. Club for Growth strongly supports passage of this legislation, which would block the radical overreach of California and the eight other states matching its devastating EV mandate.


Club for Growth Foundation’s Congressional Scorecard for the 118th Congress provides a comprehensive rating of how well or how poorly each member of Congress supports pro-growth, free-market policies and will be distributed to the public.

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Vote Results

Club Position

Yes

Required for Majority

1/2

Vote Results

Passed

Vote Number

391

Vote Date

September 14, 2023

Vote Counts

YEAs:

222

NAYs:

190

Not Voting:

22

Name

State

Party

Vote Position

Colin Allred

TX

D

A

Joaquin Castro

TX

D

A

Steve Cohen

TN

D

A

Dan Crenshaw

TX

R

A

Anthony D'Esposito

NY

R

A

Mario Diaz-Balart

FL

R

A

Steny Hoyer

MD

D

A

Glenn Ivey

MD

D

A

Sheila Jackson-Lee

TX

D

A

Frank Lucas

OK

R

A

Anna Luna

FL

R

A

Lucy McBath

GA

D

A

Michael McCaul

TX

R

A

Gregory Meeks

NY

D

A

Troy Nehls

TX

R

A

Mary Peltola

AK

D

A

Chellie Pingree

ME

D

A

Terri Sewell

AL

D

A

Chris Stewart

UT

R

A

Ritchie Torres

NY

D

A

David Trone

MD

D

A

Nydia Velazquez

NY

D

A

Alma Adams

NC

D

N

Pete Aguilar

CA

D

N

Jake Auchincloss

MA

D

N

Becca Balint

VT

D

N

Nanette Barragan

CA

D

N

Joyce Beatty

OH

D

N

Ami Bera

CA

D

N

Don Beyer

VA

D

N

Sanford Bishop

GA

D

N

Earl Blumenauer

OR

D

N

Lisa Blunt Rochester

DE

D

N

Suzanne Bonamici

OR

D

N

Jamaal Bowman

NY

D

N

Brendan Boyle

PA

D

N

Shontel Brown

OH

D

N

Julia Brownley

CA

D

N

Nikki Budzinski

IL

D

N

Cori Bush

MO

D

N

Salud Carbajal

CA

D

N

Tony Cardenas

CA

D

N

Andre Carson

IN

D

N

Troy Carter

LA

D

N

Matthew Cartwright

PA

D

N

Greg Casar

TX

D

N

Ed Case

HI

D

N

Sean Casten

IL

D

N

Kathy Castor

FL

D

N

Sheila Cherfilus-McCormick

FL

D

N

Judy Chu

CA

D

N

Katherine Clark

MA

D

N

Yvette Clarke

NY

D

N

Emanuel Cleaver

MO

D

N

James Clyburn

SC

D

N

Gerald Connolly

VA

D

N

Luis Correa

CA

D

N

Joe Courtney

CT

D

N

Angela Craig

MN

D

N

Jasmine Crockett

TX

D

N

Jason Crow

CO

D

N

Sharice Davids

KS

D

N

Danny Davis

IL

D

N

Madeleine Dean

PA

D

N

Diana DeGette

CO

D

N

Rosa DeLauro

CT

D

N

Suzan DelBene

WA

D

N

Christopher Deluzio

PA

D

N

Mark DeSaulnier

CA

D

N

Debbie Dingell

MI

D

N

Lloyd Doggett

TX

D

N

Veronica Escobar

TX

D

N

Anna Eshoo

CA

D

N

Adriano Espaillat

NY

D

N

Dwight Evans

PA

D

N

Lizzie Fletcher

TX

D

N

Bill Foster

IL

D

N

Valerie Foushee

NC

D

N

Lois Frankel

FL

D

N

Maxwell Frost

FL

D

N

Ruben Gallego

AZ

D

N

John Garamendi

CA

D

N

Jesus Garcia

IL

D

N

Robert Garcia

CA

D

N

Sylvia Garcia

TX

D

N

Daniel Goldman

NY

D

N

Jimmy Gomez

CA

D

N

Vicente Gonzalez

TX

D

N

Josh Gottheimer

NJ

D

N

Al Green

TX

D

N

Raul Grijalva

AZ

D

N

Josh Harder

CA

D

N

Jahana Hayes

CT

D

N

James Himes

CT

D

N

Steven Horsford

NV

D

N

Chrissy Houlahan

PA

D

N

Val Hoyle

OR

D

N

Jared Huffman

CA

D

N

Jeff Jackson

NC

D

N

Jonathan Jackson

IL

D

N

Sara Jacobs

CA

D

N

Pramila Jayapal

WA

D

N

Hakeem Jeffries

NY

D

N

Henry Johnson

GA

D

N

Sydney Kamlager-Dove

CA

D

N

Marcy Kaptur

OH

D

N

William Keating

MA

D

N

Robin Kelly

IL

D

N

Ro Khanna

CA

D

N

Daniel Kildee

MI

D

N

Derek Kilmer

WA

D

N

Andy Kim

NJ

D

N

Raja Krishnamoorthi

IL

D

N

Ann Kuster

NH

D

N

Greg Landsman

OH

D

N

Rick Larsen

WA

D

N

John Larson

CT

D

N

Barbara Lee

CA

D

N

Summer Lee

PA

D

N

Suzanne Lee

NV

D

N

Teresa Leger Fernandez

NM

D

N

Mike Levin

CA

D

N

Ted Lieu

CA

D

N

Zoe Lofgren

CA

D

N

Stephen Lynch

MA

D

N

Seth Magaziner

RI

D

N

Kathy Manning

NC

D

N

Doris Matsui

CA

D

N

Jennifer McClellan

VA

D

N

Betty McCollum

MN

D

N

Morgan McGarvey

KY

D

N

James McGovern

MA

D

N

Robert Menendez

NJ

D

N

Grace Meng

NY

D

N

Kweisi Mfume

MD

D

N

Gwen Moore

WI

D

N

Joseph Morelle

NY

D

N

Jared Moskowitz

FL

D

N

Seth Moulton

MA

D

N

Frank Mrvan

IN

D

N

Kevin Mullin

CA

D

N

Jerrold Nadler

NY

D

N

Grace Napolitano

CA

D

N

Richard Neal

MA

D

N

Joseph Neguse

CO

D

N

Wiley Nickel

NC

D

N

Donald Norcross

NJ

D

N

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez

NY

D

N

Ilhan Omar

MN

D

N

Frank Pallone

NJ

D

N

Jimmy Panetta

CA

D

N

Christopher Pappas

NH

D

N

Bill Pascrell

NJ

D

N

Donald Payne

NJ

D

N

Nancy Pelosi

CA

D

N

Scott Peters

CA

D

N

Brittany Pettersen

CO

D

N

Dean Phillips

MN

D

N

Mark Pocan

WI

D

N

Katie Porter

CA

D

N

Ayanna Pressley

MA

D

N

Mike Quigley

IL

D

N

Delia Ramirez

IL

D

N

Jamie Raskin

MD

D

N

Deborah Ross

NC

D

N

Raul Ruiz

CA

D

N

C.A. Ruppersberger

MD

D

N

Pat Ryan

NY

D

N

Andrea Salinas

OR

D

N

Linda Sanchez

CA

D

N

John Sarbanes

MD

D

N

Mary Scanlon

PA

D

N

Janice Schakowsky

IL

D

N

Adam Schiff

CA

D

N

Bradley Schneider

IL

D

N

Hillary Scholten

MI

D

N

Kim Schrier

WA

D

N

David Scott

GA

D

N

Robert Scott

VA

D

N

Brad Sherman

CA

D

N

Mikie Sherrill

NJ

D

N

Elissa Slotkin

MI

D

N

Adam Smith

WA

D

N

Eric Sorensen

IL

D

N

Darren Soto

FL

D

N

Abigail Spanberger

VA

D

N

Melanie Stansbury

NM

D

N

Greg Stanton

AZ

D

N

Haley Stevens

MI

D

N

Marilyn Strickland

WA

D

N

Eric Swalwell

CA

D

N

Emilia Sykes

OH

D

N

Mark Takano

CA

D

N

Shri Thanedar

MI

D

N

Bennie Thompson

MS

D

N

Mike Thompson

CA

D

N

Dina Titus

NV

D

N

Rashida Tlaib

MI

D

N

Jill Tokuda

HI

D

N

Paul Tonko

NY

D

N

Norma Torres

CA

D

N

Lori Trahan

MA

D

N

Lauren Underwood

IL

D

N

Juan Vargas

CA

D

N

Marc Veasey

TX

D

N

Debbie Wasserman Schultz

FL

D

N

Maxine Waters

CA

D

N

Bonnie Watson Coleman

NJ

D

N

Jennifer Wexton

VA

D

N

Susan Wild

PA

D

N

Nikema Williams

GA

D

N

Frederica Wilson

FL

D

N

Robert Aderholt

AL

R

Y

Mark Alford

MO

R

Y

Rick Allen

GA

R

Y

Mark Amodei

NV

R

Y

Kelly Armstrong

ND

R

Y

Jodey Arrington

TX

R

Y

Brian Babin

TX

R

Y

Don Bacon

NE

R

Y

James Baird

IN

R

Y

Troy Balderson

OH

R

Y

Jim Banks

IN

R

Y

Andy Barr

KY

R

Y

Aaron Bean

FL

R

Y

Cliff Bentz

OR

R

Y

Jack Bergman

MI

R

Y

Stephanie Bice

OK

R

Y

Andy Biggs

AZ

R

Y

Gus Bilirakis

FL

R

Y

Dan Bishop

NC

R

Y

Lauren Boebert

CO

R

Y

Mike Bost

IL

R

Y

Josh Brecheen

OK

R

Y

Vern Buchanan

FL

R

Y

Ken Buck

CO

R

Y

Larry Bucshon

IN

R

Y

Tim Burchett

TN

R

Y

Michael Burgess

TX

R

Y

Eric Burlison

MO

R

Y

Ken Calvert

CA

R

Y

Kat Cammack

FL

R

Y

Yadira Caraveo

CO

D

Y

Mike Carey

OH

R

Y

Jerry Carl

AL

R

Y

John Carter

TX

R

Y

Buddy Carter

GA

R

Y

Lori Chavez-DeRemer

OR

R

Y

Juan Ciscomani

AZ

R

Y

Ben Cline

VA

R

Y

Michael Cloud

TX

R

Y

Andrew Clyde

GA

R

Y

Tom Cole

OK

R

Y

Mike Collins

GA

R

Y

James Comer

KY

R

Y

Jim Costa

CA

D

Y

Elijah Crane

AZ

R

Y

Rick Crawford

AR

R

Y

Henry Cuellar

TX

D

Y

John Curtis

UT

R

Y

Warren Davidson

OH

R

Y

Donald Davis

NC

D

Y

Monica De La Cruz

TX

R

Y

Scott DesJarlais

TN

R

Y

Byron Donalds

FL

R

Y

John Duarte

CA

R

Y

Jeff Duncan

SC

R

Y

Neal Dunn

FL

R

Y

Charles Edwards

NC

R

Y

John Ellzey

TX

R

Y

Tom Emmer

MN

R

Y

Ron Estes

KS

R

Y

Mike Ezell

MS

R

Y

Pat Fallon

TX

R

Y

Randy Feenstra

IA

R

Y

Drew Ferguson

GA

R

Y

Brad Finstad

MN

R

Y

Michelle Fischbach

MN

R

Y

Scott Fitzgerald

WI

R

Y

Brian Fitzpatrick

PA

R

Y

Chuck Fleischmann

TN

R

Y

Mike Flood

NE

R

Y

Virginia Foxx

NC

R

Y

Scott Franklin

FL

R

Y

Russell Fry

SC

R

Y

Russ Fulcher

ID

R

Y

Matt Gaetz

FL

R

Y

Mike Gallagher

WI

R

Y

Andrew Garbarino

NY

R

Y

Mike Garcia

CA

R

Y

Carlos Gimenez

FL

R

Y

Marie Gluesenkamp Perez

WA

D

Y

Jared Golden

ME

D

Y

Tony Gonzales

TX

R

Y

Robert Good

VA

R

Y

Lance Gooden

TX

R

Y

Paul Gosar

AZ

R

Y

Kay Granger

TX

R

Y

Sam Graves

MO

R

Y

Garret Graves

LA

R

Y

Mark Green

TN

R

Y

Marjorie Greene

GA

R

Y

H. Morgan Griffith

VA

R

Y

Glenn Grothman

WI

R

Y

Michael Guest

MS

R

Y

Brett Guthrie

KY

R

Y

Harriet Hageman

WY

R

Y

Andy Harris

MD

R

Y

Diana Harshbarger

TN

R

Y

Kevin Hern

OK

R

Y

Brian Higgins

NY

D

Y

Clay Higgins

LA

R

Y

French Hill

AR

R

Y

Ashley Hinson

IA

R

Y

Erin Houchin

IN

R

Y

Richard Hudson

NC

R

Y

Bill Huizenga

MI

R

Y

Wesley Hunt

TX

R

Y

Darrell Issa

CA

R

Y

Ronny Jackson

TX

R

Y

John James

MI

R

Y

Dusty Johnson

SD

R

Y

Bill Johnson

OH

R

Y

Mike Johnson

LA

R

Y

Jim Jordan

OH

R

Y

David Joyce

OH

R

Y

John Joyce

PA

R

Y

Thomas Kean

NJ

R

Y

Mike Kelly

PA

R

Y

Trent Kelly

MS

R

Y

Jennifer Kiggans

VA

R

Y

Kevin Kiley

CA

R

Y

Young Kim

CA

R

Y

David Kustoff

TN

R

Y

Darin LaHood

IL

R

Y

Nicholas LaLota

NY

R

Y

Doug LaMalfa

CA

R

Y

Doug Lamborn

CO

R

Y

Nicholas Langworthy

NY

R

Y

Bob Latta

OH

R

Y

Jake LaTurner

KS

R

Y

Michael Lawler

NY

R

Y

Laurel Lee

FL

R

Y

Debbie Lesko

AZ

R

Y

Julia Letlow

LA

R

Y

Barry Loudermilk

GA

R

Y

Blaine Luetkemeyer

MO

R

Y

Morgan Luttrell

TX

R

Y

Nancy Mace

SC

R

Y

Nicole Malliotakis

NY

R

Y

Tracey Mann

KS

R

Y

Thomas Massie

KY

R

Y

Brian Mast

FL

R

Y

Kevin McCarthy

CA

R

Y

Lisa McClain

MI

R

Y

Tom McClintock

CA

R

Y

Richard McCormick

GA

R

Y

Patrick McHenry

NC

R

Y

Cathy McMorris Rodgers

WA

R

Y

Dan Meuser

PA

R

Y

Mary Miller

IL

R

Y

Max Miller

OH

R

Y

Carol Miller

WV

R

Y

Mariannette Miller-Meeks

IA

R

Y

Cory Mills

FL

R

Y

Marcus Molinaro

NY

R

Y

John Moolenaar

MI

R

Y

Alex Mooney

WV

R

Y

Blake Moore

UT

R

Y

Barry Moore

AL

R

Y

Nathaniel Moran

TX

R

Y

Greg Murphy

NC

R

Y

Dan Newhouse

WA

R

Y

Ralph Norman

SC

R

Y

Zachary Nunn

IA

R

Y

Jay Obernolte

CA

R

Y

Andrew Ogles

TN

R

Y

Burgess Owens

UT

R

Y

Gary Palmer

AL

R

Y

Greg Pence

IN

R

Y

Scott Perry

PA

R

Y

August Pfluger

TX

R

Y

Bill Posey

FL

R

Y

Guy Reschenthaler

PA

R

Y

Mike Rogers

AL

R

Y

Hal Rogers

KY

R

Y

John Rose

TN

R

Y

Matt Rosendale

MT

R

Y

David Rouzer

NC

R

Y

Chip Roy

TX

R

Y

John Rutherford

FL

R

Y

Maria Salazar

FL

R

Y

George Santos

NY

R

Y

Steve Scalise

LA

R

Y

David Schweikert

AZ

R

Y

Austin Scott

GA

R

Y

Keith Self

TX

R

Y

Pete Sessions

TX

R

Y

Mike Simpson

ID

R

Y

Jason Smith

MO

R

Y

Christopher Smith

NJ

R

Y

Adrian Smith

NE

R

Y

Lloyd Smucker

PA

R

Y

Victoria Spartz

IN

R

Y

Pete Stauber

MN

R

Y

Michelle Steel

CA

R

Y

Elise Stefanik

NY

R

Y

Bryan Steil

WI

R

Y

Greg Steube

FL

R

Y

Dale Strong

AL

R

Y

Claudia Tenney

NY

R

Y

Glenn Thompson

PA

R

Y

Tom Tiffany

WI

R

Y

William Timmons

SC

R

Y

Michael Turner

OH

R

Y

David Valadao

CA

R

Y

Jeff Van Drew

NJ

R

Y

Beth Van Duyne

TX

R

Y

Derrick Van Orden

WI

R

Y

Gabriel Vasquez

NM

D

Y

Ann Wagner

MO

R

Y

Tim Walberg

MI

R

Y

Michael Waltz

FL

R

Y

Randy Weber

TX

R

Y

Daniel Webster

FL

R

Y

Brad Wenstrup

OH

R

Y

Bruce Westerman

AR

R

Y

Roger Williams

TX

R

Y

Brandon Williams

NY

R

Y

Joe Wilson

SC

R

Y

Robert Wittman

VA

R

Y

Steve Womack

AR

R

Y

Rudolph Yakym

IN

R

Y

Ryan Zinke

MT

R

Y

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