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Jared Huffman on Abortion
Click here for 2 full quotes on Abortion OR background on Abortion.
  • Firmly pro-choice; firmly pro-NARAL. (Nov 2012)
  • Ban anti-abortion limitations on abortion services. (Nov 2013)
Jared Huffman on Budget & Economy
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  • Voted NO on prioritizing spending in case debt limit is reached. (May 2013)
Jared Huffman on Civil Rights
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  • Represented women in gender discrimination cases. (Nov 2012)
  • Recognize out-of-state same sex marriages. (Nov 2012)
  • Voted YES on reauthorizing the Violence Against Women Act. (Feb 2013)
  • Enforce against anti-gay discrimination in public schools. (Apr 2013)
  • Sponsored removing deadline for ratification of the ERA. (Jun 2013)
  • Enforce against wage discrimination based on gender. (Feb 2013)
Jared Huffman on Corporations
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  • Voted NO on workforce training by state block grants & industry partners. (Mar 2013)
  • Sponsored enforcing against corporate offshore tax haven banking. (Apr 2013)
Jared Huffman on Crime
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  • Life-without-parole instead of capital punishment. (Oct 2012)
Jared Huffman on Drugs
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  • Exclude industrial hemp from definition of marijuana. (Mar 2013)
Jared Huffman on Education
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  • Every American should receive a quality public education. (Nov 2012)
Jared Huffman on Energy & Oil
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  • Opposes ANWR, offshore drilling & tar sands pipeline. (Nov 2012)
Jared Huffman on Environment
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  • Sponsored enforcing against illegal ocean fishing. (Feb 2013)
  • Sponsored tightening restrictions on hydrogen sulfide emissions. (Mar 2013)
  • Extend to 2023 Superfund hazardous waste cleanup. (Jan 2014)
Jared Huffman on Families & Children
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  • More funding & services for victims of domestic violence. (Jan 2013)
Jared Huffman on Foreign Policy
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Jared Huffman on Free Trade
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Jared Huffman on Government Reform
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  • Ban "independent expenditures"; they're out of control. (Oct 2012)
  • Establish "My Voice Voucher" small campaign contributions. (Feb 2014)
Jared Huffman on Gun Control
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  • 2nd amendment right is not absolute. (Oct 2012)
  • Ban large-capacity ammunition. (Jan 2013)
Jared Huffman on Health Care
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  • Defend and expand ObamaCare. (Nov 2012)
  • Sponsored merging Alzheimers diagnosis and care benefit. (Jun 2013)
Jared Huffman on Homeland Security
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  • Reduce defense spending to balance the budget. (Oct 2012)
  • Diplomacy and due process, instead of military action. (Oct 2012)
  • Sponsored defunding nuclear-armed aircraft and nuclear R&D or testing. (Apr 2013)
  • End bulk data collection under USA PATRIOT Act. (Oct 2013)
Jared Huffman on Immigration
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  • DREAM Act is a common-sense investment. (Nov 2012)
Jared Huffman on Jobs
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  • Voted NO on allowing compensatory time off for working overtime. (Apr 2013)
  • Raise the minimum wage to $10.10 per hour by 2016. (Mar 2013)
Jared Huffman on Principles & Values
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Jared Huffman on Social Security
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  • Increase wage cap, without privatization. (Nov 2012)
  • by NCPSSM indicating a pro-Social Security stance. (Jul 2012)
  • Sponsored keeping CPI for benefits instead of lower "Chained CPI". (Apr 2013)
Jared Huffman on Tax Reform
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  • Let Bush tax cuts expire; tax Wall Street. (Nov 2012)
Jared Huffman on Technology
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  • Voted NO on protecting cyber security by sharing data with government. (Apr 2013)
  • Sponsored investing $1 billion in transportation projects. (Mar 2013)
Jared Huffman on War & Peace
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  • Timetable for Afghan withdrawal should be immediately!. (Oct 2012)
Jared Huffman on Welfare & Poverty
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  • Voted NO on maintaining work requirement for welfare recipients. (Mar 2013)
  • Sponsored maintaining SNAP nutrition assistance program. (Mar 2013)


VoteMatch Responses
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Based on these stances:
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Strongly Favors topic 1:
Abortion is a woman's unrestricted right
(+5 points on Social scale)
Firmly pro-choice; firmly pro-NARAL: Strongly Favors topic 1
Ban anti-abortion limitations on abortion services: Strongly Favors topic 1
Strongly Favors topic 2:
Legally require hiring women & minorities
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Represented women in gender discrimination cases: Strongly Favors topic 2
Sponsored removing deadline for ratification of the ERA: Strongly Favors topic 2
More funding & services for victims of domestic violence: Strongly Favors topic 2
Enforce against wage discrimination based on gender: Strongly Favors topic 2
YES on reauthorizing the Violence Against Women Act: Favors topic 2
Strongly Favors topic 3:
Comfortable with same-sex marriage
(+5 points on Social scale)
Recognize out-of-state same sex marriages: Strongly Favors topic 3
Enforce against anti-gay discrimination in public schools: Strongly Favors topic 3
Neutral on topic 4:
Keep God in the public sphere
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Strongly Favors topic 5:
Expand ObamaCare
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Defend and expand ObamaCare: Strongly Favors topic 5
Defend and expand ObamaCare: Strongly Favors topic 5
Sponsored merging Alzheimers diagnosis and care benefit: Favors topic 5
Strongly Opposes topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Increase wage cap, without privatization: Strongly Opposes topic 6
by NCPSSM indicating a pro-Social Security stance: Strongly Opposes topic 6
Sponsored keeping CPI for benefits instead of lower "Chained CPI": Strongly Opposes topic 6
Strongly Opposes topic 7:
Vouchers for school choice
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Every American should receive a quality public education: Strongly Opposes topic 7
Opposes topic 8:
Clean air and water are property rights
(-3 points on Social scale)
Sponsored enforcing against illegal ocean fishing: Opposes topic 8
Sponsored tightening restrictions on hydrogen sulfide emissions: Favors topic 8
Extend to 2023 Superfund hazardous waste cleanup: Strongly Opposes topic 8
Strongly Opposes topic 9:
Stricter punishment reduces crime
(+5 points on Social scale)
Life-without-parole instead of capital punishment: Strongly Opposes topic 9
Strongly Opposes topic 10:
Absolute right to gun ownership
(-5 points on Economic scale)
2nd amendment right is not absolute: Strongly Opposes topic 10
Ban large-capacity ammunition: Opposes topic 10
Strongly Favors topic 11:
Higher taxes on the wealthy
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Let Bush tax cuts expire; tax Wall Street: Strongly Favors topic 11
Sponsored enforcing against corporate offshore tax haven banking: Favors topic 11
Favors topic 12:
Pathway to citizenship for illegal aliens
(+2 points on Social scale)
DREAM Act is a common-sense investment: Favors topic 12
Neutral on topic 13:
Support & expand free trade
(0 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Neutral on topic 14:
Maintain US sovereignty from UN
(0 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Strongly Opposes topic 15:
Expand the military
(+5 points on Social scale)
Reduce defense spending to balance the budget: Strongly Opposes topic 15
Sponsored defunding nuclear-armed aircraft and nuclear R&D or testing: Strongly Opposes topic 15
Strongly Favors topic 16:
Stricter limits on voting rights
(-5 points on Social scale)
Ban "independent expenditures"; they're out of control: Strongly Favors topic 16
Establish "My Voice Voucher" small campaign contributions: Strongly Favors topic 16
Strongly Favors topic 17:
Stay out of Iran
(+5 points on Social scale)
Timetable for Afghan withdrawal should be immediately!: Strongly Favors topic 17
Strongly Favors topic 18:
Prioritize green energy
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Opposes ANWR, offshore drilling & tar sands pipeline: Strongly Favors topic 18
Opposes topic 19:
Never legalize marijuana
(+2 points on Social scale)
Exclude industrial hemp from definition of marijuana: Opposes topic 19
Favors topic 20:
Stimulus better than market-led recovery
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Sponsored investing $1 billion in transportation projects: Favors topic 20
Raise the minimum wage to $10.10 per hour by 2016: Favors topic 20
NO on prioritizing spending in case debt limit is reached: Favors topic 20

Jared Huffman is a Populist-Leaning Liberal.
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