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Denise Majette on Abortion
Click here for 5 full quotes on Abortion OR background on Abortion.
  • Support a womanís right to choose. (Oct 2002)
  • Voted NO on making it a crime to harm a fetus during another crime. (Feb 2004)
  • Voted NO on banning partial-birth abortion except to save motherís life. (Oct 2003)
  • Voted NO on forbidding human cloning for reproduction & medical research. (Feb 2003)
  • Rated 100% by NARAL, indicating a pro-choice voting record. (Dec 2003)
Denise Majette on Budget & Economy
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  • Voted NO on restricting bankruptcy rules. (Jan 2004)
Denise Majette on Civil Rights
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  • Supports affirmative action. (Jul 2002)
  • Continue affirmative action programs. (Jul 2002)
  • Voted NO on Constitutional Amendment banning same-sex marriage. (Sep 2004)
  • Voted NO on protecting the Pledge of Allegiance. (Sep 2004)
  • Voted NO on constitutional amendment prohibiting flag desecration. (Jun 2003)
Denise Majette on Corporations
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  • Voted YES on replacing illegal export tax breaks with $140B in new breaks. (Jun 2004)
  • Rated 43% by the US COC, indicating a mixed business voting record. (Dec 2003)
Denise Majette on Crime
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  • Eliminate the use of the death penalty. (Jul 2002)
  • Support alternative sentencing and rehabilitation programs. (Jul 2002)
Denise Majette on Drugs
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  • Decriminalize medical marijuana. (Jul 2002)
Denise Majette on Education
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  • Fully fund No Child Left Behind and Headstart. (Oct 2004)
  • Education creates a trained, skilled, competitive workforce. (Aug 2004)
  • Supports charter schools and flexible funding. (Jul 2002)
  • Increase federal funding; no vouchers. (Oct 2002)
  • Rated 100% by the NEA, indicating pro-public education votes. (Dec 2003)
Denise Majette on Energy & Oil
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  • Re-enter the Kyoto treaty process. (Jul 2002)
  • Voted NO on passage of the Bush Administration national energy policy. (Jun 2004)
  • Voted NO on implementing Bush-Cheney national energy policy. (Nov 2003)
Denise Majette on Environment
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  • Strengthen Clean Water Act and Clean Air Act. (Aug 2004)
  • More open space; less commercial logging in USFS land. (Jul 2002)
  • Voted NO on speeding up approval of forest thinning projects. (Nov 2003)
  • Rated 80% by the LCV, indicating pro-environment votes. (Dec 2003)
Denise Majette on Families & Children
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  • Voted YES on establishing nationwide AMBER alert system for missing kids. (Apr 2003)
  • Rated 8% by the Christian Coalition: an anti-Family-Value voting record. (Dec 2003)
Denise Majette on Foreign Policy
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Denise Majette on Free Trade
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  • Supports NAFTA, GATT, WTO. (Jul 2002)
  • End Cuba trade embargo; undecided on China. (Jul 2002)
  • Voted YES on implementing US-Singapore free trade agreement. (Jul 2003)
  • Voted YES on implementing free trade agreement with Chile. (Jul 2003)
Denise Majette on Government Reform
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  • Voted NO on restricting frivolous lawsuits. (Sep 2004)
Denise Majette on Gun Control
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  • Support gun safety requirements including gun locks. (Oct 2002)
  • Require gun safety courses before purchasing. (Jul 2002)
  • Voted NO on prohibiting suing gunmakers & sellers for gun misuse. (Apr 2003)
Denise Majette on Health Care
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  • Voted against the drug bill set up by the drug companies. (Oct 2004)
  • Voted NO on limiting medical malpractice lawsuits to $250,000 damages. (May 2004)
  • Voted NO on limited prescription drug benefit for Medicare recipients. (Nov 2003)
  • Voted YES on allowing reimportation of prescription drugs. (Jul 2003)
  • Voted NO on small business associations for buying health insurance. (Jun 2003)
  • Voted NO on capping damages & setting time limits in medical lawsuits. (Mar 2003)
  • Rated 100% by APHA, indicating a pro-public health record. (Dec 2003)
Denise Majette on Homeland Security
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  • Deficits make it hard to fund the war on terrorism. (Oct 2004)
  • Voted YES on supporting new position of Director of National Intelligence. (Dec 2004)
  • Voted YES on emergency $78B for war in Iraq & Afghanistan. (Apr 2003)
  • Rated 78% by SANE, indicating a pro-peace voting record. (Dec 2003)
Denise Majette on Immigration
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  • Allow legalization for aliens working in US. (Jul 2002)
  • Voted NO on reporting illegal aliens who receive hospital treatment. (May 2004)
  • Rated 0% by FAIR, indicating a voting record loosening immigration. (Dec 2003)
Denise Majette on Jobs
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  • Fund job training and small business development. (Aug 2004)
  • Increase the minimum wage. (Jul 2002)
  • Rated 87% by the AFL-CIO, indicating a pro-union voting record. (Dec 2003)
Denise Majette on Principles & Values
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  • Endorsed by MoveOn, for moderate progressive principles. (Sep 2004)
Denise Majette on Social Security
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  • No risky privatization schemes. (Oct 2004)
  • Protect and preserve without privatization schemes. (Aug 2004)
  • Rated 100% by the ARA, indicating a pro-senior voting record. (Dec 2003)
Denise Majette on Tax Reform
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  • A national sales tax is a tax increase to most Americans. (Oct 2004)
  • Repeal the estate tax; donít penalize financial success. (Oct 2002)
  • Voted YES on providing tax relief and simplification. (Sep 2004)
  • Voted NO on making permanent an increase in the child tax credit. (May 2004)
  • Voted NO on permanently eliminating the marriage penalty. (Apr 2004)
  • Rated 23% by NTU, indicating a "Big Spender" on tax votes. (Dec 2003)
Denise Majette on Technology
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  • Voted NO on promoting commercial human space flight industry. (Nov 2004)
  • Voted YES on banning Internet gambling by credit card. (Jun 2003)
Denise Majette on War & Peace
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  • Isakson voted against providing $1,500 bonuses to soldiers. (Oct 2004)
  • Work with international community to restore Iraq. (Aug 2004)
  • Voted NO on approving removal of Saddam & valiant service of US troops. (Mar 2004)
Denise Majette on Welfare & Poverty
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  • Poverty aid thru religious and community groups. (Jul 2002)
  • Voted NO on promoting work and marriage among TANF recipients. (Feb 2003)


VoteMatch Responses
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Strongly Favors topic 1:
Abortion is a woman's right
(+5 points on Social scale)
Support a womanís right to choose: Favors topic 1
Rated 100% by NARAL, indicating a pro-choice voting record: Strongly Favors topic 1
NO on banning partial-birth abortion except to save motherís life: Strongly Favors topic 1
NO on making it a crime to harm a fetus during another crime: Favors topic 1
Strongly Favors topic 2:
Require hiring more women & minorities
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Continue affirmative action programs: Strongly Favors topic 2
Strongly Favors topic 3:
Same-sex domestic partnership benefits
(+5 points on Social scale)
NO on Constitutional Amendment banning same-sex marriage: Strongly Favors topic 3
Strongly Opposes topic 4:
Teacher-led prayer in public schools
(+5 points on Social scale)
Rated 8% by the Christian Coalition: an anti-Family-Value voting record: Strongly Opposes topic 4
NO on constitutional amendment prohibiting flag desecration: Opposes topic 4
NO on protecting the Pledge of Allegiance: Opposes topic 4
Strongly Opposes topic 8:
Death Penalty
(+5 points on Social scale)
Eliminate the use of the death penalty: Strongly Opposes topic 8
Strongly Opposes topic 9:
Mandatory Three Strikes sentencing laws
(+5 points on Social scale)
Support alternative sentencing and rehabilitation programs: Strongly Opposes topic 9
Strongly Opposes topic 10:
Absolute right to gun ownership
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Support gun safety requirements including gun locks: Opposes topic 10
Require gun safety courses before purchasing: Strongly Opposes topic 10
NO on prohibiting suing gunmakers & sellers for gun misuse: Strongly Opposes topic 10
Strongly Favors topic 5:
More federal funding for health coverage
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Rated 100% by APHA, indicating a pro-public health record: Strongly Favors topic 5
YES on allowing reimportation of prescription drugs: Favors topic 5
NO on capping damages & setting time limits in medical lawsuits: Favors topic 5
NO on limited prescription drug benefit for Medicare recipients: Favors topic 5
Strongly Opposes topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
(-5 points on Economic scale)
No risky privatization schemes: Strongly Opposes topic 6
Rated 100% by the ARA, indicating a pro-senior voting record: Strongly Opposes topic 6
Opposes topic 7:
Parents choose schools via vouchers
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Supports charter schools and flexible funding: Favors topic 7
Increase federal funding; no vouchers: Strongly Opposes topic 7
Rated 100% by the NEA, indicating pro-public education votes: Strongly Opposes topic 7
Strongly Favors topic 18:
Replace coal & oil with alternatives
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Re-enter the Kyoto treaty process: Strongly Favors topic 18
Rated 80% by the LCV, indicating pro-environment votes: Strongly Favors topic 18
Strongly Opposes topic 19:
Drug use is immoral: enforce laws against it
(+5 points on Social scale)
Decriminalize medical marijuana: Strongly Opposes topic 19
Strongly Favors topic 20:
Allow churches to provide welfare services
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Poverty aid thru religious and community groups: Strongly Favors topic 20
Favors topic 11:
Make taxes more progressive
(-3 points on Economic scale)
A national sales tax is a tax increase to most Americans: Strongly Favors topic 11
Repeal the estate tax; donít penalize financial success: Opposes topic 11
Rated 23% by NTU, indicating a "Big Spender" on tax votes: Strongly Favors topic 11
YES on providing tax relief and simplification: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Strongly Favors topic 12:
Illegal immigrants earn citizenship
(+5 points on Social scale)
Allow legalization for aliens working in US: Strongly Favors topic 12
Rated 0% by FAIR, indicating a voting record loosening immigration: Strongly Favors topic 12
NO on reporting illegal aliens who receive hospital treatment: Strongly Favors topic 12
Strongly Favors topic 13:
Support & expand free trade
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Supports NAFTA, GATT, WTO: Strongly Favors topic 13
YES on implementing US-Singapore free trade agreement: Strongly Favors topic 13
YES on implementing free trade agreement with Chile: Strongly Favors topic 13
Neutral on topic 15:
Expand the armed forces
(0 points on Social scale)
Rated 78% by SANE, indicating a pro-peace voting record: Strongly Opposes topic 15
YES on emergency $78B for war in Iraq & Afghanistan: Strongly 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)
Neutral on topic 14:
The Patriot Act harms civil liberties
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Strongly Favors topic 17:
US out of Iraq & Afghanistan
(+5 points on Social scale)
Work with international community to restore Iraq: Strongly Favors topic 17

Denise Majette is a Libertarian-Leaning Progressive.
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