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Immigration  Technology Corporations Welfare & Poverty
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Frederica Wilson on Abortion
Click here for 4 full quotes on Abortion OR background on Abortion.
  • Endorsed by EMILY's List. (Sep 2010)
  • Voted NO on banning federal health coverage that includes abortion. (May 2011)
  • I consider myself pro-choice. (Nov 2010)
  • Endorsed by NARAL, indicating a pro-choice stance. (Aug 2012)
Frederica Wilson on Budget & Economy
Click here for 3 full quotes on Budget & Economy OR background on Budget & Economy.
  • Voted NO on prioritizing spending in case debt limit is reached. (May 2013)
  • Voted NO on terminating the Home Affordable mortgage Program. (Mar 2011)
  • Increase debt limit from $14.3 trillion to $16.7 trillion. (Jul 2011)
Frederica Wilson on Civil Rights
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  • Voted YES on reauthorizing the Violence Against Women Act. (Feb 2013)
  • Constitutional Amendment for women's equal rights. (Jun 2011)
  • Prohibit sexual-identity discrimination at schools. (Mar 2011)
  • Endorsed as "preferred" by The Feminist Majority indicating pro-women's rights. (Aug 2012)
  • Enforce against wage discrimination based on gender. (Jan 2013)
Frederica Wilson on Corporations
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  • Voted NO on workforce training by state block grants & industry partners. (Mar 2013)
  • Expand lending caps for credit unions to small business. (Dec 2011)
  • Rated 100% by UFCW, indicating an anti-management/pro-labor record. (May 2012)
Frederica Wilson on Crime
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  • Restore voting rights for felons. (Nov 2010)
  • Opposes the death penalty. (Nov 2010)
  • Harsher sentencing for "pill mill" operators. (Mar 2011)
Frederica Wilson on Drugs
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    No issue stance yet recorded by OnTheIssues.org.
Frederica Wilson on Education
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  • Won on African-American curriculum & environmental justice. (Nov 2010)
  • Vigilant supporter of quality public education. (Nov 2010)
  • Voted NO on reauthorizing the DC opportunity scholarship program. (Mar 2011)
Frederica Wilson on Energy & Oil
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  • Voted NO on opening Outer Continental Shelf to oil drilling. (May 2011)
  • Voted NO on barring EPA from regulating greenhouse gases. (Apr 2011)
Frederica Wilson on Environment
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  • Protect the Everglades for the next generation. (Oct 2011)
  • Regulate all dog breeders down to kennels of 50 dogs. (Feb 2011)
  • Rated 75% by HSLF, indicating a pro-animal welfare voting record. (Jan 2012)
Frederica Wilson on Families & Children
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  • More funding & services for victims of domestic violence. (Jan 2013)
Frederica Wilson on Foreign Policy
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  • Member of House Foreign Affairs Committee. (Mar 2011)
  • Rated +2 by AAI, indicating pro-Arab pro-Palestine voting record. (May 2012)
Frederica Wilson on Free Trade
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    No issue stance yet recorded by OnTheIssues.org.
Frederica Wilson on Government Reform
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  • Ban stock trading based on Congressional insider knowledge. (Nov 2011)
  • Require full disclosure of independent campaign expenditures. (Mar 2012)
  • Establish 15 days of early voting in all states. (Nov 2012)
Frederica Wilson on Gun Control
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  • Supports restricting gun purchase & possession. (Nov 2010)
  • Ban "fire sale" of firearms after delicensing closure. (Feb 2013)
Frederica Wilson on Health Care
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  • Voted NO on the Ryan Budget: Medicare choice, tax & spending cuts. (Apr 2011)
  • Voted NO on repealing the "Prevention and Public Health" slush fund. (Apr 2011)
Frederica Wilson on Homeland Security
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  • Voted NO on extending the PATRIOT Act's roving wiretaps. (Feb 2011)
Frederica Wilson on Immigration
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  • Comprehensive reform which makes all feel welcome. (Oct 2011)
Frederica Wilson on Jobs
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  • Voted NO on allowing compensatory time off for working overtime. (Apr 2013)
  • Rated 0% by CEI, indicating a pro-worker rights voting record. (May 2012)
Frederica Wilson on Principles & Values
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    No issue stance yet recorded by OnTheIssues.org.
Frederica Wilson on Social Security
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  • Exclude Medicare and Social Security from deficit reduction. (Aug 2011)
Frederica Wilson on Tax Reform
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  • Minimum tax rate of 30% for those earning over $1 million. (Apr 2012)
Frederica Wilson on Technology
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  • Voted NO on protecting cyber security by sharing data with government. (Apr 2013)
  • Voted NO on terminating funding for National Public Radio. (Mar 2011)
  • Member of House Committee on Science, Space & Technology. (Mar 2011)
Frederica Wilson on War & Peace
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  • Voted NO on banning armed forces in Libya without Congressional approval. (Jun 2011)
  • Voted YES on removing US armed forces from Afghanistan. (Mar 2011)
  • No contact & enforce sanctions on Iran until threat is gone. (May 2011)
  • Boycott & sanctions against Iran for terrorism & nukes. (May 2011)
  • Iranian nuclear weapons: prevention instead of containment. (Mar 2012)
Frederica Wilson on Welfare & Poverty
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  • Voted NO on maintaining work requirement for welfare recipients. (Mar 2013)


VoteMatch Responses
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Strongly Favors topic 1:
Abortion is a woman's unrestricted right
(+5 points on Social scale)
Endorsed by EMILY's List: Strongly Favors topic 1
I consider myself pro-choice: Strongly Favors topic 1
Endorsed by NARAL, indicating a pro-choice stance: Strongly Favors topic 1
NO on banning federal health coverage that includes abortion: Strongly Favors topic 1
Strongly Favors topic 2:
Legally require hiring women & minorities
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Won on African-American curriculum & environmental justice: Strongly Favors topic 2
Constitutional Amendment for women's equal rights: Strongly Favors topic 2
Endorsed as "preferred" by The Feminist Majority indicating pro-women's rights: 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)
Prohibit sexual-identity discrimination at 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)
NO on repealing the "Prevention and Public Health" slush fund: Strongly Favors topic 5
NO on the Ryan Budget: Medicare choice, tax & spending cuts: Favors topic 5
Opposes topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Exclude Medicare and Social Security from deficit reduction: Opposes topic 6
Strongly Opposes topic 7:
Vouchers for school choice
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Vigilant supporter of quality public education: Strongly Opposes topic 7
NO on reauthorizing the DC opportunity scholarship program: Strongly Opposes topic 7
Opposes topic 8:
Human needs over animal rights
(+2 points on Social scale)
Regulate all dog breeders down to kennels of 50 dogs: Opposes topic 8
Strongly Opposes topic 9:
Stricter punishment reduces crime
(+5 points on Social scale)
Restore voting rights for felons: Opposes topic 9
Opposes the death penalty: Strongly Opposes topic 9
Strongly Opposes topic 10:
Absolute right to gun ownership
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Supports restricting gun purchase & possession: Strongly Opposes topic 10
Ban "fire sale" of firearms after delicensing closure: Opposes topic 10
Strongly Favors topic 11:
Higher taxes on the wealthy
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Minimum tax rate of 30% for those earning over $1 million: Strongly Favors topic 11
Strongly Favors topic 12:
Pathway to citizenship for illegal aliens
(+5 points on Social scale)
Comprehensive reform which makes all feel welcome: Strongly 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 Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Neutral on topic 15:
Expand the military
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Strongly Favors topic 16:
Stricter limits on political campaign funds
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Ban stock trading based on Congressional insider knowledge: Strongly Favors topic 16
Require full disclosure of independent campaign expenditures: Strongly Favors topic 16
Establish 15 days of early voting in all states: Favors topic 16
Opposes topic 17:
Stay out of Iran
(-3 points on Social scale)
No contact & enforce sanctions on Iran until threat is gone: Strongly Opposes topic 17
Boycott & sanctions against Iran for terrorism & nukes: Opposes topic 17
Iranian nuclear weapons: prevention instead of containment: Strongly Opposes topic 17
YES on removing US armed forces from Afghanistan: Strongly Favors topic 17
NO on banning armed forces in Libya without Congressional approval: Opposes topic 17
Strongly Favors topic 18:
Prioritize green energy
(-5 points on Economic scale)
NO on barring EPA from regulating greenhouse gases: Favors topic 18
NO on opening Outer Continental Shelf to oil drilling: Strongly Favors topic 18
Strongly Favors topic 19:
Never legalize marijuana
(-5 points on Social scale)
Harsher sentencing for "pill mill" operators: Strongly Favors topic 19
Favors topic 20:
Stimulus better than market-led recovery
(+2 points on Economic scale)
Increase debt limit from $14.3 trillion to $16.7 trillion: Favors topic 20
Expand lending caps for credit unions to small business: Favors topic 20
NO on prioritizing spending in case debt limit is reached: Favors topic 20

Frederica Wilson is a Populist-Leaning Liberal.
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