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Marty Martinez on Abortion
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  • Voted YES on banning partial-birth abortions. (Apr 2000)
Marty Martinez on Budget & Economy
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    No issue stance yet recorded by OnTheIssues.org.
Marty Martinez on Civil Rights
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  • Voted NO on banning gay adoptions in DC. (Jul 1999)
  • Voted NO on ending preferential treatment by race in college admissions. (May 1998)
Marty Martinez on Corporations
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Marty Martinez on Crime
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  • Voted NO on more prosecution and sentencing for juvenile crime. (Jun 1999)
  • Voted YES on maintaining right of habeas corpus in Death Penalty Appeals. (Mar 1996)
  • Voted NO on making federal death penalty appeals harder. (Feb 1995)
  • Voted NO on replacing death penalty with life imprisonment. (Apr 1994)
Marty Martinez on Drugs
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  • Voted NO on prohibiting needle exchange & medical marijuana in DC. (Oct 1999)
Marty Martinez on Education
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  • Voted NO on allowing vouchers in DC schools. (Aug 1998)
  • Voted NO on vouchers for private & parochial schools. (Nov 1997)
  • Voted NO on giving federal aid only to schools allowing voluntary prayer. (Mar 1994)
Marty Martinez on Energy & Oil
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    No issue stance yet recorded by OnTheIssues.org.
Marty Martinez on Environment
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Marty Martinez on Families & Children
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  • Fund 2,500 Boys and Girls Clubs in underserved areas. (Dec 1997)
Marty Martinez on Foreign Policy
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  • Voted NO on $156M to IMF for 3rd-world debt reduction. (Jul 2000)
  • Voted YES on Permanent Normal Trade Relations with China. (May 2000)
  • Allow Americans to travel to Cuba. (May 2000)
Marty Martinez on Free Trade
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  • Voted NO on withdrawing from the WTO. (Jun 2000)
Marty Martinez on Government Reform
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  • Voted YES on banning soft money and issue ads. (Sep 1999)
Marty Martinez on Gun Control
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  • Voted NO on decreasing gun waiting period from 3 days to 1. (Jun 1999)
Marty Martinez on Health Care
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  • Voted YES on subsidizing private insurance for Medicare Rx drug coverage. (Jun 2000)
  • Voted YES on banning physician-assisted suicide. (Oct 1999)
  • Voted NO on establishing tax-exempt Medical Savings Accounts. (Oct 1999)
  • Collect data on birth defects and present to the public. (Apr 1998)
Marty Martinez on Homeland Security
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  • Voted YES on $266 billion Defense Appropriations bill. (Jul 1999)
  • Voted YES on deploying SDI. (Mar 1999)
Marty Martinez on Immigration
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  • Voted NO on more immigrant visas for skilled workers. (Sep 1998)
Marty Martinez on Jobs
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Marty Martinez on Principles & Values
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  • Religious affiliation: Catholic. (Nov 2000)
Marty Martinez on Social Security
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  • Voted YES on reducing tax payments on Social Security benefits. (Jul 2000)
  • Voted YES on strengthening the Social Security Lockbox. (May 1999)
Marty Martinez on Tax Reform
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  • Voted YES on eliminating the "marriage penalty". (Jul 2000)
  • Voted YES on $46 billion in tax cuts for small business. (Mar 2000)
Marty Martinez on Technology
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Marty Martinez on War & Peace
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  • Voted NO on disallowing the invasion of Kosovo. (May 1999)
Marty Martinez on Welfare & Poverty
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  • Voted YES on responsible fatherhood via faith-based organizations. (Nov 1999)


VoteMatch Responses
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Opposes topic 1:
Abortion is a woman's right
(-3 points on Social scale)
YES on banning partial-birth abortions: Opposes topic 1
Favors topic 2:
Require hiring more women & minorities
(-3 points on Economic scale)
NO on ending preferential treatment by race in college admissions: Favors topic 2
Favors topic 3:
Same-sex domestic partnership benefits
(+2 points on Social scale)
NO on banning gay adoptions in DC.: Favors topic 3
Strongly Opposes topic 4:
Teacher-led prayer in public schools
(+5 points on Social scale)
NO on giving federal aid only to schools allowing voluntary prayer: Strongly Opposes topic 4
Opposes topic 8:
Death Penalty
(+2 points on Social scale)
NO on replacing death penalty with life imprisonment: Strongly Favors topic 8
NO on making federal death penalty appeals harder: Strongly Opposes topic 8
YES on maintaining right of habeas corpus in Death Penalty Appeals: Opposes topic 8
Opposes topic 9:
Mandatory Three Strikes sentencing laws
(+2 points on Social scale)
NO on more prosecution and sentencing for juvenile crime: Opposes topic 9
Strongly Opposes topic 10:
Absolute right to gun ownership
(-5 points on Economic scale)
NO on decreasing gun waiting period from 3 days to 1: Strongly Opposes topic 10
Neutral on topic 5:
More federal funding for health coverage
(0 points on Economic scale)
NO on establishing tax-exempt Medical Savings Accounts: Favors topic 5
YES on subsidizing private insurance for Medicare Rx drug coverage: Opposes topic 5
Neutral on topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
(0 points on Economic scale)
YES on strengthening the Social Security Lockbox: Opposes topic 6
YES on reducing tax payments on Social Security benefits: Favors topic 6
Strongly Opposes topic 7:
Parents choose schools via vouchers
(-5 points on Economic scale)
NO on vouchers for private & parochial schools: Strongly Opposes topic 7
NO on allowing vouchers in DC schools: Opposes topic 7
Neutral on topic 18:
Replace coal & oil with alternatives
(0 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Strongly Opposes topic 19:
Drug use is immoral: enforce laws against it
(+5 points on Social scale)
NO on prohibiting needle exchange & medical marijuana in DC: Strongly Opposes topic 19
Favors topic 20:
Allow churches to provide welfare services
(+2 points on Economic scale)
YES on responsible fatherhood via faith-based organizations: Favors topic 20
Opposes topic 11:
Make taxes more progressive
(+2 points on Economic scale)
YES on eliminating the "marriage penalty": Opposes topic 11
YES on $46 billion in tax cuts for small business: Opposes topic 11
Opposes topic 12:
Illegal immigrants earn citizenship
(-3 points on Social scale)
NO on more immigrant visas for skilled workers: Opposes topic 12
Strongly Favors topic 13:
Support & expand free trade
(+5 points on Economic scale)
YES on Permanent Normal Trade Relations with China: Strongly Favors topic 13
NO on withdrawing from the WTO: Strongly Favors topic 13
Favors topic 15:
Expand the armed forces
(-3 points on Social scale)
YES on $266 billion Defense Appropriations bill: Favors topic 15
YES on deploying SDI: Favors topic 15
Favors topic 16:
Stricter limits on political campaign funds
(-3 points on Economic scale)
YES on banning soft money and issue ads: Favors topic 16
Neutral on topic 14:
The Patriot Act harms civil liberties
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Neutral on topic 17:
US out of Iraq & Afghanistan
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)

Marty Martinez is a Moderate Libertarian Liberal.
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