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Bob Dole on VoteMatch

 



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No opinion on topic 1:
Abortion is a woman's unrestricted right
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No opinion on topic 2:
Legally require hiring women & minorities
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1996: Shift away from previous support of affirmative action: Opposes topic 2
Disabled is a group no one joins by choice: Favors topic 2
Eliminate gender discrimination in all federal programs: Strongly Favors topic 2
YES on banning affirmative action hiring with federal funds: Strongly Opposes topic 2
Strongly Opposes topic 3:
Comfortable with same-sex marriage
(-5 points on Social scale)
Co-sponsored Senate Defense of Marriage Act: Strongly Opposes topic 3
Strongly Favors topic 4:
Keep God in the public sphere
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Voted consistently for voluntary school prayer: Strongly Favors topic 4
YES on requiring schools to allow voluntary prayer: Favors topic 4
No opinion on topic 5:
Expand ObamaCare
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Provide catastrophic illness coverage through Medicare: Favors topic 5
NO on blocking medical savings acounts: Opposes topic 5
Favors topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
(+2 points on Economic scale)
YES on deducting Social Security payments on income taxes: Favors topic 6
No opinion on topic 7:
Vouchers for school choice
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Strongly Favors topic 8:
Human needs over animal rights
(-5 points on Social scale)
NO on continuing desert protection in California: Strongly Favors topic 8
Strongly Favors topic 9:
Stricter punishment reduces crime
(-5 points on Social scale)
YES on rejecting racial statistics in death penalty appeals: Favors topic 9
YES on mandatory prison terms for crimes involving firearms: Strongly Favors topic 9
YES on limiting death penalty appeals: Favors topic 9
Strongly Favors topic 10:
Absolute right to gun ownership
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Repeal the ban on assault weapons: Strongly Favors topic 10
No opinion on topic 11:
Higher taxes on the wealthy
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1995: 15% across-the-board tax cut to stimulate economy: Opposes topic 11
1988: Refused to sign "Taxpayer Protection Pledge": Favors topic 11
Favors topic 12:
Pathway to citizenship for illegal aliens
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Don't require English fluency for all immigrants: Favors topic 12
Opposes topic 13:
Support & expand free trade
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Trade sanctions on USSR-occupied Afghanistan: Opposes topic 13
Fast-track agreements; but also protective tariffs: Favors topic 13
No trade with countries on terrorism list: Strongly Opposes topic 13
Favors topic 14:
Maintain US sovereignty from UN
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Defund UN Office of Research and Information Collection: Favors topic 14
Favors topic 15:
Expand the military
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YES on 1996 Defense Appropriations: Favors topic 15
YES on considering deploying NMD, and amending ABM Treaty: Favors topic 15
Strongly Favors topic 16:
Stricter limits on political campaign funds
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Develop public financing for Congressional races: Strongly Favors topic 16
No opinion on topic 17:
Stay out of Iran
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No opinion on topic 18:
Prioritize green energy
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Mandate more clean & renewable energy, for oil independence: Favors topic 18
YES on do not require ethanol in gasoline: Opposes topic 18
Strongly Favors topic 19:
Never legalize marijuana
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International strike force; and oppose legalization: Strongly Favors topic 19
Opposes topic 20:
Stimulus better than market-led recovery
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Stop deficit spending and balance the budget: Opposes topic 20

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George W. Bush(R,2001-2009)
Bill Clinton(D,1993-2001)
George Bush Sr.(R,1989-1993)
Ronald Reagan(R,1981-1989)
Jimmy Carter(D,1977-1981)
Gerald Ford(R,1974-1977)
Richard Nixon(R,1969-1974)
Lyndon Johnson(D,1963-1969)
John F. Kennedy(D,1961-1963)

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V.P.Al Gore
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V.P.Dick Cheney
Sen.Bob Dole
Ralph Nader
Gov.Sarah Palin

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Budget/Economy
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Education
Energy/Oil
Environment
Families
Foreign Policy
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Page last updated: Jan 19, 2014