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Rep. J. Randy Forbes

Republican from Virginia – 4th District

Update (1/20/2012): SOPA and PIPA have been indefinitely postponed; see statements by Sen. Harry Reid and Rep. Lamar Smith.


Stance on SOPA
Years served in House
% Votes with Party
Phone 202-225-6365
Fax 202-226-1170
Office 2438 Rayburn House Office Building
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Financial Contributions by Industry

This reported campaign contributions information comes from the OpenSecrets/Center for Responsive Politics API (read more about their campaign-contributions-per-industry API). You can also visit the OpenSecrets profile for Rep. Forbes.

Industry Election Cycle Amount
Computers/Internet 2010 $7,950
2008 $7,100
TV/Movies/Music 2010 $14,250
2008 $3,500

Timeline: Rep. Forbes and SOPA

A list of statements and legislative actions made by Rep. Forbes relating to SOPA. Contact us at sopa[at] if you have additions or corrections.

Jan 19, 2012 Statement on SOPA/PIPA
"I believe that we must engage in efforts to combat piracy in order to protect the intellectual property of American entrepreneurs, inventors, and authors. Throughout the debate, I have adhered to the following key principles:
Provide law enforcement and job creators with the tools they need to protect
American intellectual property from counterfeiting and piracy
Protect American investment and jobs
Include safeguards to maintain the security and integrity of the Internet
Ensure that individual liberties, including the right to free speech, are protected

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