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Ted Yoho on Abortion
Click here for 3 full quotes on Abortion OR background on Abortion.
  • Life begins at conception. (Nov 2012)
  • I consider myself pro-life. (Sep 2012)
  • No family planning assistance that includes abortion. (Jan 2013)
Ted Yoho on Budget & Economy
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  • Keynesian economics is no way to stimulate the economy. (Nov 2012)
  • Voted YES on prioritizing spending in case debt limit is reached. (May 2013)
  • Demand a Balanced Budget amendment. (Jul 2010)
  • Limit federal spending growth to per-capita inflation rate. (Jul 2010)
  • Opposes federal stimulus spending. (Sep 2012)
  • Audit the Federal Reserve & its actions on mortgage loans. (Jan 2013)
Ted Yoho on Civil Rights
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  • Voted NO on reauthorizing the Violence Against Women Act. (Feb 2013)
  • Opposes same-sex marriage. (Sep 2012)
  • Protect anti-same-sex marriage opinions as free speech. (Oct 2013)
  • State definition of marriage supersedes federal gay marriage. (Jan 2014)
Ted Yoho on Corporations
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  • Voted YES on workforce training by state block grants & industry partners. (Mar 2013)
  • Opposes tax incentives for job creation. (Sep 2012)
Ted Yoho on Crime
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  • Support capital punishment. (Nov 2012)
Ted Yoho on Drugs
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  • Exclude industrial hemp from definition of marijuana. (Feb 2013)
Ted Yoho on Education
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  • Department of Education should be eliminated over 3-5 years. (Nov 2012)
  • Opposes federal grants for education reforms. (Sep 2012)
  • Denounce the Common Core State Standards. (Feb 2014)
Ted Yoho on Energy & Oil
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  • Drill here, drill now, and drill responsibly. (Nov 2012)
  • Department of Energy needs to be eliminated. (Nov 2012)
  • Cap-and-trade has no impact on global temperatures. (Jul 2010)
  • Explore proven energy reserves & keep energy prices low. (Jul 2010)
  • Opposes regulating greenhouse gas emissions. (Sep 2012)
  • Supports offshore energy production. (Sep 2012)
Ted Yoho on Environment
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  • Build Keystone XL; it's now passed environmental concerns. (Feb 2013)
Ted Yoho on Families & Children
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    No issue stance yet recorded by OnTheIssues.org.
Ted Yoho on Foreign Policy
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Ted Yoho on Free Trade
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Ted Yoho on Government Reform
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  • Regulate campaign contributions. (Nov 2012)
  • Identify constitutionality in every new congressional bill. (Jul 2010)
  • Audit federal agencies, to reform or eliminate them. (Jul 2010)
  • Moratorium on all earmarks until budget is balanced. (Jul 2010)
Ted Yoho on Gun Control
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  • The right to bear arms is a birthright. (Nov 2012)
  • Opposes restrictions on gun purchases. (Sep 2012)
Ted Yoho on Health Care
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  • Defund, repeal, & replace federal care with free market. (Jul 2010)
  • Supports repealing Affordable Care Act. (Sep 2012)
Ted Yoho on Homeland Security
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  • Every single legislator needs to support our military. (Nov 2012)
  • Opposes targeting suspected terrorists. (Sep 2012)
  • Opposes reducing defense spending. (Sep 2012)
  • Sponsored opposing the United Nations Arms Trade Treaty. (Mar 2013)
  • End bulk data collection under USA PATRIOT Act. (Oct 2013)
Ted Yoho on Immigration
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  • Secure the border by harnessing technology. (Nov 2012)
  • First, secure the borders; then a path to citizenship. (Nov 2012)
  • Opposes exiting US to apply for citizenship. (Sep 2012)
Ted Yoho on Jobs
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  • Voted YES on allowing compensatory time off for working overtime. (Apr 2013)
Ted Yoho on Principles & Values
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  • Endorsed Member of the Tea Party movement. (Aug 2012)
Ted Yoho on Social Security
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  • Option of 100% privatization. (Nov 2012)
  • Supports personal retirement accounts. (Sep 2012)
Ted Yoho on Tax Reform
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  • Replace estate and gift tax with FairTax. (Nov 2012)
  • Adopt a single-rate tax system. (Jul 2010)
  • Repeal tax hikes in capital gains and death tax. (Jul 2010)
  • Opposes an income tax increase. (Sep 2012)
Ted Yoho on Technology
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  • Voted NO on protecting cyber security by sharing data with government. (Apr 2013)
Ted Yoho on War & Peace
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  • Support a timetable for withdrawal from Afghanistan. (Nov 2012)
  • Defend if Iran attacks us, but no military prevention. (Nov 2012)
  • Opposes combat operations in Afghanistan. (Sep 2012)
  • Sponsored condemning North Korea for testing nuclear device. (Feb 2013)
Ted Yoho on Welfare & Poverty
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  • Voted YES on maintaining work requirement for welfare recipients. (Mar 2013)
  • Require photo ID when using food stamps. (Feb 2014)


VoteMatch Responses
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Strongly Opposes topic 1:
Abortion is a woman's unrestricted right
(-5 points on Social scale)
Life begins at conception: Strongly Opposes topic 1
I consider myself pro-life: Strongly Opposes topic 1
No family planning assistance that includes abortion: 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
Strongly Opposes topic 3:
Comfortable with same-sex marriage
(-5 points on Social scale)
Opposes same-sex marriage: Opposes topic 3
Protect anti-same-sex marriage opinions as free speech: Strongly Opposes topic 3
State definition of marriage supersedes federal gay marriage: Strongly 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)
Defund, repeal, & replace federal care with free market: Strongly Opposes topic 5
Supports repealing Affordable Care Act: Strongly Opposes topic 5
Strongly Favors topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Option of 100% privatization: Strongly Favors topic 6
Supports personal retirement accounts: Strongly Favors topic 6
Favors topic 7:
Vouchers for school choice
(+2 points on Economic scale)
Department of Education should be eliminated over 3-5 years: Favors topic 7
Opposes federal grants for education reforms: Favors topic 7
Denounce the Common Core State Standards: Favors topic 7
Neutral on topic 8:
Clean air and water are property rights
(0 points on Social scale)
Build Keystone XL; it's now passed environmental concerns: No opin. on topic 8
Strongly Favors topic 9:
Stricter punishment reduces crime
(-5 points on Social scale)
Support capital punishment: Strongly Favors topic 9
Strongly Favors topic 10:
Absolute right to gun ownership
(+5 points on Economic scale)
The right to bear arms is a birthright: Strongly Favors topic 10
Opposes restrictions on gun purchases: Strongly Favors topic 10
Strongly Opposes topic 11:
Higher taxes on the wealthy
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Replace estate and gift tax with FairTax: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Keynesian economics is no way to stimulate the economy: Opposes topic 11
Adopt a single-rate tax system: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Repeal tax hikes in capital gains and death tax: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Opposes an income tax increase: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Opposes topic 12:
Pathway to citizenship for illegal aliens
(-3 points on Social scale)
Secure the border by harnessing technology: Strongly Opposes topic 12
First, secure the borders; then a path to citizenship: Opposes topic 12
Opposes exiting US to apply for citizenship: Favors topic 12
Neutral on topic 13:
Support & expand free trade
(0 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Favors topic 14:
Maintain US sovereignty from UN
(+2 points on Economic scale)
Opposes targeting suspected terrorists: Opposes topic 14
Sponsored opposing the United Nations Arms Trade Treaty: Strongly Favors topic 14
Strongly Favors topic 15:
Expand the military
(-5 points on Social scale)
Every single legislator needs to support our military: Strongly Favors topic 15
Opposes reducing defense spending: Favors topic 15
Favors topic 16:
Stricter limits on voting rights
(-3 points on Social scale)
Regulate campaign contributions: Favors topic 16
Favors topic 17:
Stay out of Iran
(+2 points on Social scale)
Support a timetable for withdrawal from Afghanistan: Strongly Favors topic 17
Defend if Iran attacks us, but no military prevention: Favors topic 17
Opposes combat operations in Afghanistan: Strongly Favors topic 17
Sponsored condemning North Korea for testing nuclear device: Opposes topic 17
Strongly Opposes topic 18:
Prioritize green energy
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Drill here, drill now, and drill responsibly: Strongly Opposes topic 18
Department of Energy needs to be eliminated: Opposes topic 18
Cap-and-trade has no impact on global temperatures: Strongly Opposes topic 18
Explore proven energy reserves & keep energy prices low: Opposes topic 18
Opposes regulating greenhouse gas emissions: Strongly Opposes topic 18
Supports offshore energy production: Opposes topic 18
Opposes topic 19:
Never legalize marijuana
(+2 points on Social scale)
Exclude industrial hemp from definition of marijuana: Opposes topic 19
Opposes topic 20:
Stimulus better than market-led recovery
(+2 points on Economic scale)
Limit federal spending growth to per-capita inflation rate: Strongly Opposes topic 20
Opposes federal stimulus spending: Strongly Favors topic 20
Opposes tax incentives for job creation: 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

Ted Yoho is a Libertarian-Leaning Conservative.
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