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Leah Vukmir on Government Reform

 

 


Ease campaign spending rules; limit donor disclosure

Q: Campaign Finance: Require political ads to disclose their largest funders & prohibit foreign corporations from spending money in US elections?

Tammy Baldwin (D): Yes. Cosponsored 2017 DISCLOSE Act. Would overturn Citizens United Supreme Court decision.

Leah Vukmir (R): No. Helped pass WI bills easing campaign spending rules, limiting disclosure of contributions & tightening boundaries on corruption investigations, which their opponents called "political witch hunts."

Source: 2018 CampusElect.org: Wisconsin legislative voting records , Oct 9, 2018

Drew districts overturned as unconstitutional gerrymander

Q: Elections: Support nonpartisan redistricting to address charges of partisan gerrymandering?

Tammy Baldwin (D): Yes. "Partisan gerrymandering is an attack on our democracy."

Leah Vukmir (R): Helped draw districts that court reversed as "unconstitutional political gerrymander."

Source: 2018 CampusElect.org Issue Guide on Wisconsin Senate race , Oct 9, 2018

Supports voter photo-ID law

Q: Support stricter voting rules such as photo-ID requirements?

Tammy Baldwin (D): No. New Wisconsin voting requirements harm participation.

Leah Vukmir (R): Yes. Pleased Supreme Court refused the challenge to WI photo-ID law.

Source: 2018 CampusElect.org Issue Guide on Wisconsin Senate race , Oct 9, 2018

Voted YES on new state-funded absentee voting hours

Excerpts from legislation: Excerpts from veto message: I am approving in-person absentee voting between Monday and Friday from 8 AM to 7 PM, and prohibiting in-person absentee voting on legal holidays. I am vetoing hiring individuals to assist with in-person absentee voting. I object to a new state expenditure for a function traditionally performed by local governments. We should all be focused on ensuring the integrity of the voting process by making it harder to cheat.

Legislative outcome: Bill passed Senate 17-16-0 on March 12 (Sen. Vuikmir voted YEA); passed House 56-38-5 on March 20; vetoed by Governor Walker on March 27

Source: Wisconsin legislative voting records: SB 324 , Mar 27, 2014

CC:Appoint strict Constitutionalist judges.

Vukmir supports the CC survey question on judicial constitutionalism

The Christian Coalition Voter Guide inferred whether candidates agree or disagree with the statement, 'Appointing Judges Who Will Adhere to a Strict Interpretation of the Constitution' Christian Coalition's self-description: "Christian Voter Guide is a clearing-house for traditional, pro-family voter guides. We do not create voter guides, nor do we interview or endorse candidates."

Source: Christian Coalition Surve 18CC-1a on Jul 1, 2018

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