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Elizabeth Dole on VoteMatch

 



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Strongly Opposes topic 1:
Abortion is a woman's unrestricted right
(-5 points on Social scale)
Existing embryonic stem cell research ok, but no new lines: Opposes topic 1
Respect all human life including those not yet born: Strongly Opposes topic 1
For federal funding only in cases of incest, rape, health: Favors topic 1
No litmus test for judiciary appointments: Neutral on topic 1
Pro-life, with exceptions for rape, incest, & health: Opposes topic 1
Human Life Amendment is irrelevant; focus on other issues: Opposes topic 1
Rated 0% by NARAL, indicating a pro-life voting record: Strongly Opposes topic 1
Rated 100% by the NRLC, indicating a pro-life stance: Strongly Opposes topic 1
Prohibit transporting minors across state lines for abortion: Opposes topic 1
YES on prohibiting minors crossing state lines for abortion: Strongly Opposes topic 1
YES on defining unborn child as eligible for SCHIP: Opposes topic 1
YES on banning partial birth abortions except for maternal life: Strongly Opposes topic 1
YES on criminal penalty for harming unborn fetus during other crime: Opposes topic 1
NO on $100M to reduce teen pregnancy by education & contraceptives: Opposes topic 1
YES on notifying parents of minors who get out-of-state abortions: Opposes topic 1
NO on expanding research to more embryonic stem cell lines: Opposes topic 1
YES on barring HHS grants to organizations that perform abortions: Opposes topic 1
Opposes topic 2:
Legally require hiring women & minorities
(+2 points on Economic scale)
Discontinue affirmative action programs: Strongly Opposes topic 2
More to be done to remove the “glass ceiling”: Favors topic 2
Empowerment of women comes from dreams and passion: Neutral on topic 2
Issue a commemorative postage stamp of Rosa Parks: Favors topic 2
Rated 18% by the NAACP, indicating an anti-affirmative-action stance: Strongly Opposes topic 2
Strongly Opposes topic 3:
Comfortable with same-sex marriage
(-5 points on Social scale)
Traditional marriage is something Republicans will defend: Strongly Opposes topic 3
Rated 0% by the HRC, indicating an anti-gay-rights stance: Strongly Opposes topic 3
Amend Constitution to define traditional marriage: Strongly Opposes topic 3
YES on constitutional ban of same-sex marriage: Strongly Opposes topic 3
Strongly Favors topic 4:
Keep God in the public sphere
(-5 points on Social scale)
Flexibility in welfare programs via federal block grants: Favors topic 4
Freedom of religion, not freedom from religion: Favors topic 4
Set aside Sundays for spiritual and personal rejuvenation: Favors topic 4
For school prayer & 10 Commandments in schools: Strongly Favors topic 4
Crusade for a rebirth of our values: Strongly Favors topic 4
Add a 4th “R”: Responsibility: Favors topic 4
Rated 100% by the Christian Coalition: a pro-Family-Value voting record: Strongly Favors topic 4
Rated 0% by the AU, indicating opposition to church-state separation: Strongly Favors topic 4
YES on recommending Constitutional ban on flag desecration: Favors topic 4
Opposes topic 5:
Expand ObamaCare
(+2 points on Economic scale)
Allow self-employed to deduct health costs: Favors topic 5
Rated 0% by APHA, indicating a anti-public health voting record: Strongly Opposes topic 5
Establish a National Diabetes Coordinator: Favors topic 5
NO on allowing tribal Indians to opt out of federal healthcare: Strongly Favors topic 5
YES on means-testing to determine Medicare Part D premium: Opposes topic 5
YES on $40 billion per year for limited Medicare prescription drug benefit: Favors topic 5
NO on increasing Medicaid rebate for producing generics: Opposes topic 5
NO on negotiating bulk purchases for Medicare prescription drug: Strongly Opposes topic 5
NO on expanding enrollment period for Medicare Part D: Opposes topic 5
YES on limiting medical liability lawsuits to $250,000: Favors topic 5
NO on requiring negotiated Rx prices for Medicare part D: Opposes topic 5
NO on adding 2 to 4 million children to SCHIP eligibility: Opposes topic 5
YES on overriding veto on expansion of Medicare: Favors topic 5
Strongly Favors topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Personal accounts avoid system going broke: Strongly Favors topic 6
“Catch-up” IRA contributions, faster vesting, & portability: Favors topic 6
Rated 0% by the ARA, indicating an anti-senior voting record: Strongly Favors topic 6
YES on establishing reserve funds & pre-funding for Social Security: Favors topic 6
Strongly Favors topic 7:
Vouchers for school choice
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Restore federal taxes to local districts to empower parents: Strongly Favors topic 7
Give parents a smorgasbord of choices: Strongly Favors topic 7
Vouchers OK where public schools fail.: Strongly Favors topic 7
Parents should demand success; be given vouchers if not: Strongly Favors topic 7
Rated 27% by the NEA, indicating anti-public education votes: Strongly Favors topic 7
Support the goals and ideals of Charter Schools: Favors topic 7
NO on $5B for grants to local educational agencies: Favors topic 7
Favors topic 8:
No 'rights' to clean air and water
(-3 points on Social scale)
Rated 11% by the LCV, indicating anti-environment votes: Strongly Favors topic 8
Strengthen prohibitions against animal fighting: Strongly Opposes topic 8
YES on prohibiting eminent domain for use as parks or grazing land: Favors topic 8
Favors topic 9:
Stricter punishment reduces crime
(-3 points on Social scale)
Supports use of federal death penalty: Favors topic 9
Permanent crime database for volunteers with kids: Favors topic 9
NO on reinstating $1.15 billion funding for the COPS Program: Favors topic 9
Favors topic 10:
Absolute right to gun ownership
(+2 points on Economic scale)
Switched from supporting gun restrictions to opposing: Opposes topic 10
Ban AK-47s; add safety locks; instant background checks: Opposes topic 10
Limited right to bear arms.: Opposes topic 10
Rated A by the NRA, indicating a pro-gun rights voting record: Strongly Favors topic 10
Ban gun registration & trigger lock law in Washington DC: Strongly Favors topic 10
NO on banning lawsuits against gun manufacturers for gun violence: Strongly Opposes topic 10
YES on prohibiting lawsuits against gun manufacturers: Strongly Favors topic 10
YES on prohibiting foreign & UN aid that restricts US gun ownership: Favors topic 10
Strongly Opposes topic 11:
Higher taxes on the wealthy
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Sales tax, income tax, food tax, liquor tax: it’s too much: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Tax cuts are top priority; eliminate marriage penalty: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Tax rates are at all-time highs, yet budget adds taxes: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Cut the tax burden on Americans: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Rated 72% by NTU, indicating "Satisfactory" on tax votes: Neutral on topic 11
Rated 0% by the CTJ, indicating opposition to progressive taxation: Strongly Opposes topic 11
YES on raising the Death Tax exemption to $5M from $1M: Strongly Opposes topic 11
YES on allowing AMT reduction without budget offset: Opposes topic 11
YES on $350 billion in tax breaks over 11 years: Strongly Opposes topic 11
YES on extending the tax cuts on capital gains and dividends: Strongly Opposes topic 11
NO on $47B for military by repealing capital gains tax cut: Opposes topic 11
YES on retaining reduced taxes on capital gains & dividends: Strongly Opposes topic 11
YES on permanently repealing the `death tax`: Strongly Opposes topic 11
YES on supporting permanence of estate tax cuts: Strongly Opposes topic 11
YES on raising estate tax exemption to $5 million: Strongly Opposes topic 11
YES on repealing the Alternative Minimum Tax: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Strongly Opposes topic 12:
Pathway to citizenship for illegal aliens
(-5 points on Social scale)
Help sheriffs identify illegal immigrants among suspects: Strongly Opposes topic 12
Crackdown on illegal immigrants who commit crimes: Opposes topic 12
Link local sheriffs to federal immigration tools: Opposes topic 12
Supports CA Prop 187 barring illegal aliens from schools: Opposes topic 12
Rated 100% by USBC, indicating a sealed-border stance: Strongly Opposes topic 12
Zero tolerance for border crossing via increased prosecution: Strongly Opposes topic 12
Government services in English only: Opposes topic 12
YES on continuing federal funds for declared "sanctuary cities": Strongly Favors topic 12
NO on allowing illegal aliens to participate in Social Security: Strongly Opposes topic 12
NO on giving Guest Workers a path to citizenship: Strongly Opposes topic 12
NO on establishing a Guest Worker program: Opposes topic 12
YES on building a fence along the Mexican border: Strongly Opposes topic 12
NO on eliminating the "Y" nonimmigrant guestworker program: Neutral topic 12
YES on declaring English as the official language of the US government: Strongly Opposes topic 12
NO on comprehensive immigration reform: Strongly Opposes topic 12
Favors topic 13:
Support & expand free trade
(+2 points on Economic scale)
CAFTA has created jobs for North Carolina: Opposes topic 13
Supported NAFTA despite cheap textile imports: Strongly Favors topic 13
An open global market helps our economy thrive: Strongly Favors topic 13
Free trade zone for the entire Western Hemisphere: Strongly Favors topic 13
Authorize “Fast Track” for trade negotiations: Strongly Favors topic 13
NO on establishing free trade between US & Singapore: Opposes topic 13
YES on establishing free trade between the US and Chile: Favors topic 13
YES on implementing CAFTA for Central America free-trade: Strongly Favors topic 13
NO on free trade agreement with Oman: Strongly Opposes topic 13
YES on promoting free trade with Peru: Favors topic 13
Strongly Favors topic 14:
Maintain US sovereignty from UN
(+5 points on Economic scale)
End aid to Colombia until they wipe out narco-guerillas: Favors topic 14
NO on requiring FISA court warrant to monitor US-to-foreign calls: Favors topic 14
NO on preserving habeas corpus for Guantanamo detainees: Strongly Favors topic 14
NO on requiring CIA reports on detainees & interrogation methods: Strongly Favors topic 14
YES on removing need for FISA warrant for wiretapping abroad: Strongly Favors topic 14
Strongly Favors topic 15:
Expand the military
(-5 points on Social scale)
Pentagon has been reduced to a triangle: build it back: Strongly Favors topic 15
Re-build military for greater readiness: Strongly Favors topic 15
Increased spending needed to keep the peace: Strongly Favors topic 15
Restore shortfalls in Armed Forces personnel: Strongly Favors topic 15
Rated 0% by SANE, indicating a pro-military voting record: Strongly Favors topic 15
Improve mental health care benefits for returning veterans: Favors topic 15
Set minimum spending on defense at 4% of GDP: Strongly Favors topic 15
NO on requiring on-budget funding for Iraq, not emergency funding: Favors topic 15
NO on limiting soldiers' deployment to 12 months: Favors topic 15
Strongly Opposes topic 16:
More enforcement of the right to vote
(-5 points on Social scale)
Contributing to campaigns is free speech: Strongly Opposes topic 16
NO on establishing the Senate Office of Public Integrity: Opposes topic 16
YES on allowing some lobbyist gifts to Congress: Strongly Opposes topic 16
Opposes topic 17:
Stay out of Iran
(-3 points on Social scale)
Precipitous Iraq withdrawal leads to further instability: Strongly Opposes topic 17
Mistakes were made, but no precipitous withdrawal from Iraq: Strongly Opposes topic 17
Russia: Work with policies, not personalities: Strongly Favors topic 17
Push China for reform; stand by Taiwan: Strongly Favors topic 17
US has responsibility to lead post-Cold War world: Strongly Favors topic 17
US responsibility: clear, credible & capable leadership: Strongly Favors topic 17
NO on redeploying troops out of Iraq by July 2007: Strongly Opposes topic 17
NO on redeploying US troops out of Iraq by March 2008: Strongly Opposes topic 17
NO on redeploying non-essential US troops out of Iraq in 9 months: Opposes topic 17
Opposes topic 18:
Prioritize green energy
(+2 points on Economic scale)
Release 1/3 of the nation’s strategic petroleum reserve: Opposes topic 18
Farm program: more ethanol; more conservation; less taxes: Favors topic 18
Pay to stop farming environmentally sensitive cropland: Strongly Favors topic 18
Keep efficient air conditioner rule to conserve energy: Strongly Favors topic 18
Rated 17% by the CAF, indicating opposition to energy independence: Opposes topic 18
Open the Outer Continental Shelf for oil & gas leasing: Strongly Opposes topic 18
NO on targeting 100,000 hydrogen-powered vehicles by 2010: Strongly Opposes topic 18
NO on removing consideration of drilling ANWR from budget bill: Opposes topic 18
NO on reducing oil usage by 40% by 2025 (instead of 5%): Strongly Opposes topic 18
NO on disallowing an oil leasing program in Alaska's ANWR: Strongly Opposes topic 18
NO on banning drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge: Opposes topic 18
NO on removing oil & gas exploration subsidies: Strongly Opposes topic 18
YES on addressing CO2 emissions without considering India & China: Favors topic 18
NO on tax incentives for energy production and conservation: Strongly Opposes topic 18
Strongly Favors topic 19:
Never legalize marijuana
(-5 points on Social scale)
Random drug testing for a drug-free transportation system: Strongly Favors topic 19
Use all branches of the military in Drug War: Strongly Favors topic 19
Would “lead a crusade” against illegal drugs: Strongly Favors topic 19
Reducing supply isn’t enough-we must blunt demand: Favors topic 19
Reduce demand for this “personal and national evil”: Favors topic 19
Require chemical resellers to certify against meth use: Favors topic 19
Strongly Opposes topic 20:
Stimulus better than market-led recovery
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Dole calls on Clinton to sign tax relief into law: Strongly Opposes topic 20
NO on increasing tax rate for people earning over $1 million: Strongly Opposes topic 20

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