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Ron DeSantis on Abortion
Click here for 2 full quotes on Abortion OR background on Abortion.
  • Endorsed as pro-life "authentic conservative". (Jun 2012)
  • I consider myself pro-life. (Sep 2012)
Ron DeSantis on Budget & Economy
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  • Voted YES on prioritizing spending in case debt limit is reached. (May 2013)
  • Endorsed by the Club for Growth, for pro-growth stances. (Aug 2012)
  • Opposes federal stimulus spending. (Sep 2012)
  • Audit the Federal Reserve & its actions on mortgage loans. (Feb 2013)
Ron DeSantis on Civil Rights
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  • Core values that have made America great. (Jun 2012)
  • Voted NO on reauthorizing the Violence Against Women Act. (Feb 2013)
  • Opposes same-sex marriage. (Sep 2012)
Ron DeSantis on Corporations
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  • Voted YES on workforce training by state block grants & industry partners. (Mar 2013)
Ron DeSantis on Crime
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  • Prosecuted wide range of military & federal cases. (Nov 2012)
Ron DeSantis on Drugs
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    No issue stance yet recorded by OnTheIssues.org.
Ron DeSantis on Education
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  • Opposes federal grants for education reforms. (Sep 2012)
Ron DeSantis on Energy & Oil
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    No issue stance yet recorded by OnTheIssues.org.
Ron DeSantis on Environment
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Ron DeSantis on Families & Children
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    No issue stance yet recorded by OnTheIssues.org.
Ron DeSantis on Foreign Policy
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    No issue stance yet recorded by OnTheIssues.org.
Ron DeSantis on Free Trade
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    No issue stance yet recorded by OnTheIssues.org.
Ron DeSantis on Government Reform
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Ron DeSantis on Gun Control
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  • Opposes restrictions on gun purchases. (Sep 2012)
Ron DeSantis on Health Care
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  • Repeal ObamaCare to protect Medicare. (Nov 2012)
  • Repeal any federal health care takeover. (Aug 2012)
  • Supports repealing Affordable Care Act. (Sep 2012)
Ron DeSantis on Homeland Security
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  • Gave legal support to Gitmo terrorist detention center. (Nov 2012)
  • Opposes reducing defense spending. (Sep 2012)
  • Sponsored opposing the United Nations Arms Trade Treaty. (Mar 2013)
Ron DeSantis on Immigration
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  • Get tough on illegal immigration. (Aug 2012)
  • Supports exiting US to apply for citizenship. (Sep 2012)
Ron DeSantis on Jobs
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  • Voted YES on allowing compensatory time off for working overtime. (Apr 2013)
Ron DeSantis on Principles & Values
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Ron DeSantis on Social Security
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    No issue stance yet recorded by OnTheIssues.org.
Ron DeSantis on Tax Reform
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  • Supports the Taxpayer Protection Pledge. (Aug 2012)
  • Opposes an income tax increase. (Sep 2012)
Ron DeSantis on Technology
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  • Voted NO on protecting cyber security by sharing data with government. (Apr 2013)
Ron DeSantis on War & Peace
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  • Defend American sovereignty. (Nov 2012)
Ron DeSantis on Welfare & Poverty
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  • Voted YES on maintaining work requirement for welfare recipients. (Mar 2013)


VoteMatch Responses
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VoteMatch Question & Answer
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Based on these stances:
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Strongly Opposes topic 1:
Abortion is a woman's unrestricted right
(-5 points on Social scale)
Endorsed as pro-life "authentic conservative": Opposes topic 1
I consider myself pro-life: Strongly Opposes topic 1
Opposes topic 2:
Legally require hiring women & minorities
(+2 points on Economic scale)
NO on reauthorizing the Violence Against Women Act: Opposes topic 2
Opposes topic 3:
Comfortable with same-sex marriage
(-3 points on Social scale)
Core values that have made America great: Opposes topic 3
Opposes same-sex marriage: Opposes 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 Opposes topic 5:
Expand ObamaCare
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Repeal ObamaCare to protect Medicare: Strongly Opposes topic 5
Repeal any federal health care takeover: Strongly Opposes topic 5
Supports repealing Affordable Care Act: Strongly Opposes topic 5
Neutral on topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
(0 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Favors topic 7:
Vouchers for school choice
(+2 points on Economic scale)
Opposes federal grants for education reforms: Favors topic 7
Neutral on topic 8:
Human needs over animal rights
(0 points on Social scale)
Favors topic 9:
Stricter punishment reduces crime
(-3 points on Social scale)
Prosecuted wide range of military & federal cases: Favors topic 9
Strongly Favors topic 10:
Absolute right to gun ownership
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Opposes restrictions on gun purchases: Strongly Favors topic 10
Strongly Opposes topic 11:
Higher taxes on the wealthy
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Supports the Taxpayer Protection Pledge: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Opposes an income tax increase: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Strongly Opposes topic 12:
Pathway to citizenship for illegal aliens
(-5 points on Social scale)
Get tough on illegal immigration: Opposes topic 12
Supports exiting US to apply for citizenship: Strongly Opposes topic 12
Neutral on topic 13:
Support & expand free trade
(0 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Strongly Favors topic 14:
Maintain US sovereignty from UN
(+5 points on Social scale)
Sponsored opposing the United Nations Arms Trade Treaty: Strongly Favors topic 14
Favors topic 15:
Expand the military
(-3 points on Social scale)
Opposes reducing defense spending: Favors topic 15
Neutral on topic 16:
Stricter limits on political campaign funds
(0 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Opposes topic 17:
Stay out of Iran
(-3 points on Social scale)
Defend American sovereignty: Opposes topic 17
Neutral on topic 18:
Prioritize green energy
(0 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Neutral on topic 19:
Never legalize marijuana
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Neutral on topic 20:
Stimulus better than market-led recovery
(0 points on Economic scale)
Opposes federal stimulus spending: Strongly Favors topic 20
Audit the Federal Reserve & its actions on mortgage loans: Opposes topic 20
YES on prioritizing spending in case debt limit is reached: Opposes topic 20

Ron DeSantis is a Moderate Conservative.
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