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Edward Schafer on Abortion
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Edward Schafer on Budget & Economy
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  • Let state meat inspection suffice for interstate shipments. (Jul 2000)
  • More federal funding for FAA and air traffic control. (Feb 2000)
  • Foster dairy production that is market driven. (Feb 1998)
Edward Schafer on Civil Rights
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Edward Schafer on Corporations
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Edward Schafer on Crime
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Edward Schafer on Drugs
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  • More federal funding for all aspects of Drug War. (Aug 2000)
Edward Schafer on Education
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Edward Schafer on Energy & Oil
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  • Voluntary partnerships reduce greenhouse gases economically. (Aug 2000)
  • Kyoto Treaty must include reductions by all countries. (Aug 2000)
Edward Schafer on Environment
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  • Replace MTBE in gasoline with cleaner ethanol. (May 2000)
  • More EPA flexibility on interstate ozone. (May 1998)
Edward Schafer on Families & Children
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Edward Schafer on Foreign Policy
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Edward Schafer on Free Trade
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  • Ease Canadian border-crossing rules. (May 1998)
  • Grant fast-track authority to the President. (Nov 1999)
Edward Schafer on Government Reform
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  • More federal funding for FAA and air traffic control. (Jul 1999)
Edward Schafer on Gun Control
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Edward Schafer on Health Care
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  • Maintain Medicare funding of HMO benefits. (Oct 1999)
  • Protect state tobacco settlement funds from federal seizure. (Apr 1999)
Edward Schafer on Homeland Security
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Edward Schafer on Immigration
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  • Ease Canadian border-crossing rules. (Oct 1999)
Edward Schafer on Jobs
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  • State instead of federal rules for animal operations. (Nov 1999)
Edward Schafer on Local Issues
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Edward Schafer on Principles & Values
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  • Religious affiliation: Episcopalian. (Nov 2000)
  • Member of National Governors Association. (Jan 2000)
Edward Schafer on Social Security
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Edward Schafer on Tax Reform
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  • No national sales tax or VAT. (Feb 2000)
Edward Schafer on Technology
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Edward Schafer on War & Peace
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Edward Schafer on Welfare & Poverty
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  • Support LIHEAP, low-income heating assistance. (May 2000)


VoteMatch Responses
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VoteMatch Question & Answer
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Based on these stances:
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No opinion on topic 1:
Abortion is a woman's right
(5 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
No opinion on topic 2:
Require companies to hire more women & minorities
(5 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
No opinion on topic 3:
Sexual orientation protected by civil rights laws
(5 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
No opinion on topic 4:
Permit prayer in public schools
(5 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Favors topic 5:
More federal funding for health coverage
(2 points on Economic scale)
Maintain Medicare funding of HMO benefits: Favors topic 5
Protect state tobacco settlement funds from federal seizure: Neutral on topic 5
No opinion on topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
(5 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
No opinion on topic 7:
Parents choose schools via vouchers
(5 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
No opinion on topic 8:
Death Penalty
(5 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
No opinion on topic 9:
Mandatory Three Strikes sentencing laws
(5 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
No opinion on topic 10:
Absolute right to gun ownership
(5 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
No opinion on topic 11:
Decrease overall taxation of the wealthy
(5 points on Economic scale)
No national sales tax or VAT: Neutral on topic 11
Favors topic 12:
Immigration helps our economy-encourage it
(7 points on Economic scale)
Ease Canadian border-crossing rules: Favors topic 12
Favors topic 13:
Support & expand free trade
(7 points on Economic scale)
Ease Canadian border-crossing rules: Favors topic 13
Grant fast-track authority to the President: Favors topic 13
No opinion on topic 14:
Link human rights to trade with China
(5 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
No opinion on topic 15:
More spending on armed forces
(5 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
No opinion on topic 16:
Reduce spending on missile defense (Star Wars)
(5 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
No opinion on topic 17:
Seek UN approval for military action
(5 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Opposes topic 18:
Reduce use of coal, oil, & nuclear energy
(7 points on Economic scale)
Replace MTBE in gasoline with cleaner ethanol: Neutral on topic 18
Voluntary partnerships reduce greenhouse gases economically: Neutral on topic 18
Kyoto Treaty must include reductions by all countries: Opposes topic 18
Favors topic 19:
Drug use is immoral: enforce laws against it
(2 points on Social scale)
More federal funding for all aspects of Drug War: Favors topic 19
Favors topic 20:
Allow churches to provide welfare services
(2 points on Social scale)
Support LIHEAP, low-income heating assistance: Favors topic 20

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