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Bean also supported the auto bailout.<ref>[http://clerk.house.gov/evs/2008/roll690.xml Vote Results, December 10, 2008]</ref> As of September 13, 2010, 56 percent of Americans disapproved of the auto bailout, while 43 percent supported it.<ref name=bill/>
 
Bean also supported the auto bailout.<ref>[http://clerk.house.gov/evs/2008/roll690.xml Vote Results, December 10, 2008]</ref> As of September 13, 2010, 56 percent of Americans disapproved of the auto bailout, while 43 percent supported it.<ref name=bill/>
  
In addition, Rep. Bean voted for the stimulus bill.<ref>[http://clerk.house.gov/evs/2009/roll046.xml Vote Results, January 28, 2009]</ref> According to a 2010 poll from ''Rasmussen Reports'', 57 percent of U.S. voters believed that the stimulus either hurt the economy (36 percent) or had no impact (21 percent), while 38 percent believed that the stimulus helped the economy.<ref>[http://www.rasmussenreports.com/public_content/business/economic_stimulus_package/august_2010/38_say_stimulus_plan_helped_economy_36_say_it_hurt ''Rasmussen Reports,'' "38% Say Stimulus Plan Helped Economy, 36% Say It Hurt," August 24, 2010]</ref>
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In addition, Rep. Bean voted for the stimulus bill.<ref>[http://clerk.house.gov/evs/2009/roll046.xml Vote Results, January 28, 2009]</ref> A total of 57 percent of U.S. voters believed that the stimulus had hurt the economy (36 percent) or had no impact (21 percent). Only 38 percent believed the stimulus helped the economy.<ref>[http://www.rasmussenreports.com/public_content/business/economic_stimulus_package/august_2010/38_say_stimulus_plan_helped_economy_36_say_it_hurt ''Rasmussen Reports,'' "38% Say Stimulus Plan Helped Economy, 36% Say It Hurt," August 24, 2010]</ref>
  
 
Bean also voted in favor of the "Cash for Clunkers" bill.<ref>[http://clerk.house.gov/evs/2009/roll314.xml Vote Results, June 9, 2009]</ref> According to a June 2009 Rasmussen Reports poll, 54 percent of likely U.S. voters opposed Cash for Clunkers, while 35 percent supported it.<ref>[http://www.rasmussenreports.com/public_content/business/auto_industry/june_2009/54_oppose_cash_for_clunkers_plan_to_spur_purchase_of_greener_cars ''Rasmussen Reports,'' "54% Oppose “Cash for Clunkers” Plan To Spur Purchase of Greener Cars," June 23, 2009]</ref>
 
Bean also voted in favor of the "Cash for Clunkers" bill.<ref>[http://clerk.house.gov/evs/2009/roll314.xml Vote Results, June 9, 2009]</ref> According to a June 2009 Rasmussen Reports poll, 54 percent of likely U.S. voters opposed Cash for Clunkers, while 35 percent supported it.<ref>[http://www.rasmussenreports.com/public_content/business/auto_industry/june_2009/54_oppose_cash_for_clunkers_plan_to_spur_purchase_of_greener_cars ''Rasmussen Reports,'' "54% Oppose “Cash for Clunkers” Plan To Spur Purchase of Greener Cars," June 23, 2009]</ref>

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Melissa Bean
Melissa Bean.jpg
U.S. House, Illinois, District 8
Former member
In office
2005-2011
PartyDemocratic
Melissa Bean was a Democratic member of the United States House of Representatives from the state of Illinois. She was in office from 2005 to 2011 and represented Illinois' 8th Congressional District.

Issues

Political positions

Voting with party

According to a July 2010 analysis of 1,357 votes cast in 2009 and 2010, Melissa Bean voted with the House Democratic leadership 90.8% of the time. That same analysis reported that she voted with her party’s leadership 93.9% of the time in 2010.

A separate analysis from The Washington Post, reports that Bean votes with a majority of her party 91.9% of the time. [1]

Specific votes

Rep. Bean voted for TARP.[2] According to a Gallup poll from September 13, 2010, 61 percent of Americans disapproved of TARP, while 37 percent approved.[3]

Bean also supported the auto bailout.[4] As of September 13, 2010, 56 percent of Americans disapproved of the auto bailout, while 43 percent supported it.[3]

In addition, Rep. Bean voted for the stimulus bill.[5] A total of 57 percent of U.S. voters believed that the stimulus had hurt the economy (36 percent) or had no impact (21 percent). Only 38 percent believed the stimulus helped the economy.[6]

Bean also voted in favor of the "Cash for Clunkers" bill.[7] According to a June 2009 Rasmussen Reports poll, 54 percent of likely U.S. voters opposed Cash for Clunkers, while 35 percent supported it.[8]

Bean supported the "Cap and Trade" bill.[9] Just after the bill’s passage, 42 percent of likely U.S. voters said that cap and trade would hurt the economy, while 19 percent believed that it would help. Another 15 percent said that the bill would have no impact.[10]

Finally, Bean voted in favor of the health care reform bill.[11] About 57 percent of likely voters at least somewhat favored repeal of the health care reform bill, including 46 percent who strongly favored repeal. Only 35 percent of likely voters opposed repeal. A total of 51 percent of likely voters believed the health care reform bill would be bad for the country, while 36 percent believed it would be beneficial.[12]

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Political offices
Preceded by
Phil Crane
U.S. House of Representatives - Illinois, District 8
2005-2011
Succeeded by
Joe Walsh