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Bev Perdue on Abortion
Click here for 2 full quotes on Abortion OR background on Abortion.
  • Guarantee women access to birth control & Planned Parenthood. (Sep 2012)
  • Legal abortion in first trimester of pregnancy. (Nov 1996)
Bev Perdue on Budget & Economy
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  • Old failed GOP plans brought about economic crisis. (Sep 2012)
Bev Perdue on Civil Rights
Click here for 3 full quotes on Civil Rights OR background on Civil Rights.
  • Help women fight for equal pay for equal work. (Sep 2012)
  • Increase efforts to integrate state colleges. (Nov 1996)
  • Don’t include sexual orientation in anti-discrimination laws. (Nov 1996)
Bev Perdue on Corporations
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  • Tax relief for corporations from highest rate in southeast. (Feb 2011)
Bev Perdue on Crime
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  • Expand the use of the death penalty. (Nov 1996)
  • Support “truth in sentencing” & mandatory third-strike. (Nov 1996)
Bev Perdue on Drugs
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  • Strengthen penalties for drug-related crimes. (Nov 1996)
Bev Perdue on Education
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  • $400M federal funds for Ready Set Go! Initiative. (Feb 2011)
  • Raise teacher salaries; increase technology in schools. (Nov 2008)
  • Supports character education & teacher-led voluntary prayer. (Nov 1996)
  • Supports charter schools & public school choice. (Nov 1996)
Bev Perdue on Energy & Oil
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  • Incentives for alternative energy and efficiency. (Nov 2008)
Bev Perdue on Environment
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    No issue stance yet recorded by OnTheIssues.org.
Bev Perdue on Families & Children
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Bev Perdue on Foreign Policy
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  • International dialogue will lead to a more peaceful world. (Nov 2011)
Bev Perdue on Free Trade
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  • Visited China to see N.C.'s competition. (Feb 2011)
Bev Perdue on Government Reform
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  • Consolidate 14 state agencies into 8; cut $2.2B from budget. (Feb 2011)
Bev Perdue on Gun Control
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  • Allow concealed carry. (Nov 1996)
Bev Perdue on Health Care
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  • Led efforts to expand children’s health coverage. (Nov 2008)
  • 3.2% funding increase for National Institutes of Health. (Apr 2010)
Bev Perdue on Homeland Security
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  • N.C. is most military-friendly state in America. (Feb 2011)
  • Keep the federal government from closing our military bases. (Nov 2008)
Bev Perdue on Immigration
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  • Deport illegals who commit crimes; no college for illegals. (Aug 2008)
Bev Perdue on Jobs
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  • Increase small business access to credit. (May 2010)
Bev Perdue on Local Issues
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    No issue stance yet recorded by OnTheIssues.org.
Bev Perdue on Principles & Values
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    No issue stance yet recorded by OnTheIssues.org.
Bev Perdue on Social Security
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Bev Perdue on Tax Reform
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  • Led charge for creation of state earned income tax credit. (Nov 2008)
Bev Perdue on Technology
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  • Building infrastructure is a top priority to create jobs. (Sep 2011)
  • 46,000 students in NC Virtual Public High School. (Feb 2011)
Bev Perdue on War & Peace
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    No issue stance yet recorded by OnTheIssues.org.
Bev Perdue on Welfare & Poverty
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VoteMatch Responses
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VoteMatch Question & Answer
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Based on these stances:
(Click on topic for excerpt & citation)
Strongly Favors topic 1:
Abortion is a woman's unrestricted right
(+5 points on Social scale)
Guarantee women access to birth control & Planned Parenthood: Strongly Favors topic 1
Legal abortion in first trimester of pregnancy: Favors topic 1
Strongly Favors topic 2:
Legally require hiring women & minorities
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Help women fight for equal pay for equal work: Strongly Favors topic 2
Increase efforts to integrate state colleges: Favors topic 2
Strongly Opposes topic 3:
Comfortable with same-sex marriage
(-5 points on Social scale)
Don’t include sexual orientation in anti-discrimination laws: Strongly Opposes topic 3
Strongly Favors topic 4:
Keep God in the public sphere
(-5 points on Social scale)
Supports character education & teacher-led voluntary prayer: Strongly Favors topic 4
Strongly Favors topic 5:
Expand ObamaCare
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Led efforts to expand children’s health coverage: Favors topic 5
3.2% funding increase for National Institutes of Health: Strongly Favors topic 5
No opinion on topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
(0 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Opposes topic 7:
Vouchers for school choice
(-3 points on Economic scale)
$400M federal funds for Ready Set Go! Initiative: Opposes topic 7
Raise teacher salaries; increase technology in schools: Opposes topic 7
Supports charter schools & public school choice: Favors topic 7
No opinion on topic 8:
Human needs over animal rights
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Strongly Favors topic 9:
Stricter punishment reduces crime
(-5 points on Social scale)
Expand the use of the death penalty: Strongly Favors topic 9
Support “truth in sentencing” & mandatory third-strike: Strongly Favors topic 9
Favors topic 10:
Absolute right to gun ownership
(+2 points on Economic scale)
Allow concealed carry: Favors topic 10
No opinion on topic 11:
Higher taxes on the wealthy
(0 points on Economic scale)
Tax relief for corporations from highest rate in southeast: Opposes topic 11
Led charge for creation of state earned income tax credit: Favors topic 11
Opposes topic 12:
Pathway to citizenship for illegal aliens
(-3 points on Social scale)
Deport illegals who commit crimes; no college for illegals: Opposes topic 12
Strongly Favors topic 13:
Support & expand free trade
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Visited China to see N.C.'s competition: Strongly Favors topic 13
Strongly Opposes topic 14:
Maintain US sovereignty from UN
(-5 points on Social scale)
International dialogue will lead to a more peaceful world: Strongly Opposes topic 14
Favors topic 15:
Expand the military
(-3 points on Social scale)
N.C. is most military-friendly state in America: Favors topic 15
Keep the federal government from closing our military bases: Favors topic 15
No opinion on topic 16:
Stricter limits on political campaign funds
(0 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
No opinion on topic 17:
Stay out of Iran
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Favors topic 18:
Prioritize green energy
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Incentives for alternative energy and efficiency: Favors topic 18
Favors topic 19:
Never legalize marijuana
(-3 points on Social scale)
Strengthen penalties for drug-related crimes: Favors topic 19
Strongly Opposes topic 20:
Stimulus better than market-led recovery
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Tax relief for corporations from highest rate in southeast: Strongly Opposes topic 20

Bev Perdue is a Moderate Populist.
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