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Immigration  Technology Corporations Welfare & Poverty
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Ted Deutch on Abortion
Click here for 3 full quotes on Abortion OR background on Abortion.
  • Keep right to choose free from governmental intrusion. (Nov 2010)
  • Voted NO on banning federal health coverage that includes abortion. (May 2011)
  • Endorsed by NARAL, indicating a pro-choice stance. (Aug 2012)
Ted Deutch 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)
Ted Deutch on Civil Rights
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  • GLBT rights same as all, including marriage and adoption. (Nov 2010)
  • Ensure that women are provided equality of pay & opportunity. (Nov 2010)
  • 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)
  • Enforce against wage discrimination based on gender. (Jan 2013)
Ted Deutch on Corporations
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  • Voted NO on workforce training by state block grants & industry partners. (Mar 2013)
  • Rated 100% by UFCW, indicating an anti-management/pro-labor record. (May 2012)
  • Reform bankruptcy to protect jobs and retirement. (Jan 2013)
Ted Deutch on Crime
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  • Harsher sentencing for "pill mill" operators. (Mar 2011)
Ted Deutch on Drugs
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    No issue stance yet recorded by OnTheIssues.org.
Ted Deutch on Education
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  • Increased funding for public schools & teachers. (Nov 2010)
  • Voted NO on reauthorizing the DC opportunity scholarship program. (Mar 2011)
Ted Deutch on Energy & Oil
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  • Global warming is security, economic, & moral issue. (Nov 2010)
  • Voted NO on opening Outer Continental Shelf to oil drilling. (May 2011)
  • Voted NO on barring EPA from regulating greenhouse gases. (Apr 2011)
Ted Deutch on Environment
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  • Proper environmental stewardship to protect the Everglades. (Nov 2010)
  • Regulate all dog breeders down to kennels of 50 dogs. (Feb 2011)
  • Rated 88% by HSLF, indicating a pro-animal welfare voting record. (Jan 2012)
Ted Deutch on Families & Children
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  • More funding & services for victims of domestic violence. (Jan 2013)
Ted Deutch on Foreign Policy
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  • Rebuild alliances to destroy and dismantle al Qaeda. (Nov 2010)
  • Member of House Foreign Affairs Committee. (Mar 2011)
  • Rated -1 by AAI, indicating a mixed Arab/Palestine voting record. (May 2012)
Ted Deutch on Free Trade
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  • Impose tariffs against countries which manipulate currency. (Feb 2011)
Ted Deutch on Government Reform
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  • Member of House Judiciary Committee. (Mar 2011)
  • Ban stock trading based on Congressional insider knowledge. (Nov 2011)
Ted Deutch on Gun Control
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  • Renew the assault weapon ban. (Nov 2010)
  • Ban "fire sale" of firearms after delicensing closure. (Jan 2013)
  • Ban large-capacity ammunition. (Jan 2013)
Ted Deutch on Health Care
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  • Drive down premiums from private insurance companies. (Nov 2010)
  • 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)
Ted Deutch on Homeland Security
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  • Voted YES on extending the PATRIOT Act's roving wiretaps. (Feb 2011)
Ted Deutch on Immigration
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    No issue stance yet recorded by OnTheIssues.org.
Ted Deutch 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)
Ted Deutch on Principles & Values
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    No issue stance yet recorded by OnTheIssues.org.
Ted Deutch on Social Security
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  • Reject privatization; don't raise the retirement age. (Aug 2010)
Ted Deutch on Tax Reform
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Ted Deutch on Technology
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  • Voted YES on protecting cyber security by sharing data with government. (Apr 2013)
  • Voted NO on terminating funding for National Public Radio. (Mar 2011)
  • Require websites to police for copyrighted materials. (Oct 2011)
Ted Deutch on War & Peace
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  • Time for a responsible withdrawal from Iraq. (Nov 2010)
  • Voted NO on banning armed forces in Libya without Congressional approval. (Jun 2011)
  • Voted NO 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)
Ted Deutch on Welfare & Poverty
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  • Voted NO 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 Favors topic 1:
Abortion is a woman's unrestricted right
(+5 points on Social scale)
Keep right to choose free from governmental intrusion: 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)
Ensure that women are provided equality of pay & opportunity: Strongly Favors topic 2
Constitutional Amendment for women's equal 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)
GLBT rights same as all, including marriage and adoption: Strongly Favors topic 3
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)
Drive down premiums from private insurance companies: Strongly Favors topic 5
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
Strongly Opposes topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Reject privatization; don't raise the retirement age: Strongly Opposes topic 6
Strongly Opposes topic 7:
Vouchers for school choice
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Increased funding for public schools & teachers: Opposes topic 7
NO on reauthorizing the DC opportunity scholarship program: Strongly Opposes topic 7
Strongly Opposes topic 8:
Human needs over animal rights
(+5 points on Social scale)
Proper environmental stewardship to protect the Everglades: Strongly Opposes topic 8
Regulate all dog breeders down to kennels of 50 dogs: Opposes topic 8
Neutral on topic 9:
Stricter punishment reduces crime
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Opposes topic 10:
Absolute right to gun ownership
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Renew the assault weapon ban: Opposes topic 10
Ban "fire sale" of firearms after delicensing closure: Opposes topic 10
Ban large-capacity ammunition: Opposes topic 10
Neutral on topic 11:
Higher taxes on the wealthy
(0 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Neutral on topic 12:
Pathway to citizenship for illegal aliens
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Opposes topic 13:
Support & expand free trade
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Impose tariffs against countries which manipulate currency: Opposes topic 13
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
Opposes topic 17:
Stay out of Iran
(-3 points on Social scale)
Time for a responsible withdrawal from Iraq: Favors topic 17
Rebuild alliances to destroy and dismantle al Qaeda: Opposes topic 17
No contact & enforce sanctions on Iran until threat is gone: Strongly Opposes topic 17
Boycott & sanctions against Iran for terrorism & nukes: Opposes topic 17
NO on removing US armed forces from Afghanistan: Strongly Opposes 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)
Global warming is security, economic, & moral issue: Strongly Favors topic 18
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
NO on prioritizing spending in case debt limit is reached: Favors topic 20

Ted Deutch is a Liberal Populist.
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