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David Davis on Abortion
Click here for 4 full quotes on Abortion OR background on Abortion.
  • Life begins at conception. (Nov 2006)
  • Voted NO on expanding research to more embryonic stem cell lines. (Jan 2007)
  • Prohibit transporting minors across state lines for abortion. (Jan 2008)
  • Grant the pre-born equal protection under 14th Amendment. (Jan 2007)
David Davis on Budget & Economy
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  • Voted NO on $15B bailout for GM and Chrysler. (Dec 2008)
  • Voted NO on $60B stimulus package for jobs, infrastructure, & energy. (Sep 2008)
  • Voted NO on defining "energy emergency" on federal gas prices. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted NO on revitalizing severely distressed public housing. (Jan 2008)
  • Voted NO on regulating the subprime mortgage industry. (Nov 2007)
David Davis on Civil Rights
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  • Voted NO on prohibiting job discrimination based on sexual orientation. (Nov 2007)
  • Amend Constitution to define traditional marriage. (Jun 2008)
David Davis on Corporations
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  • Voted NO on allowing stockholder voting on executive compensation. (Apr 2007)
David Davis on Crime
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  • Voted NO on expanding services for offenders' re-entry into society. (Nov 2007)
David Davis on Drugs
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  • Voted NO on more funding for Mexico to fight drugs. (Jun 2008)
David Davis on Education
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  • Break the strangle-hold of the education bureaucracy. (Nov 2006)
  • Voted NO on additional $10.2B for federal education & HHS projects. (Nov 2007)
David Davis on Energy & Oil
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  • Utilize our untapped oil and coal reserves. (Nov 2006)
  • Voted NO on tax credits for renewable electricity, with PAYGO offsets. (Sep 2008)
  • Voted NO on tax incentives for energy production and conservation. (May 2008)
  • Voted NO on tax incentives for renewable energy. (Feb 2008)
  • Voted NO on investing in homegrown biofuel. (Aug 2007)
  • Voted YES on criminalizing oil cartels like OPEC. (May 2007)
  • Voted NO on removing oil & gas exploration subsidies. (Jan 2007)
David Davis on Environment
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  • Voted NO on environmental education grants for outdoor experiences. (Sep 2008)
  • Voted NO on $9.7B for Amtrak improvements and operation thru 2013. (Jun 2008)
  • Celebrate the recovery of the bald eagle. (Jun 2008)
David Davis on Families & Children
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David Davis on Foreign Policy
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  • Voted YES on cooperating with India as a nuclear power. (Sep 2008)
  • Keep sanctions against Syria until WMDs are dismantled. (May 2007)
David Davis on Free Trade
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  • Expand our markets abroad with an aggressive trade policy. (Nov 2006)
  • Voted YES on promoting free trade with Peru. (Nov 2007)
  • Voted NO on assisting workers who lose jobs due to globalization. (Oct 2007)
  • Block NAFTA Superhighway & North American Union. (Jan 2007)
David Davis on Government Reform
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  • Voted YES on requiring lobbyist disclosure of bundled donations. (May 2007)
  • Voted NO on granting Washington DC an Electoral vote & vote in Congress. (Apr 2007)
  • Voted NO on protecting whistleblowers from employer recrimination. (Mar 2007)
David Davis on Gun Control
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  • Ban gun registration & trigger lock law in Washington DC. (Mar 2007)
David Davis on Health Care
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  • Voted YES on overriding veto on expansion of Medicare. (Jul 2008)
  • Voted NO on giving mental health full equity with physical health. (Mar 2008)
  • Voted NO on Veto override: Extend SCHIP to cover 6M more kids. (Jan 2008)
  • Voted NO on adding 2 to 4 million children to SCHIP eligibility. (Oct 2007)
  • Voted NO on requiring negotiated Rx prices for Medicare part D. (Jan 2007)
  • Establish a national childhood cancer database. (Mar 2007)
David Davis on Homeland Security
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  • We live in a dangerous world; never let our guard down. (Nov 2006)
  • Voted NO on requiring FISA warrants for wiretaps in US, but not abroad. (Mar 2008)
  • Voted NO on Veto override: Congressional oversight of CIA interrogations. (Mar 2008)
  • Voted YES on removing need for FISA warrant for wiretapping abroad. (Aug 2007)
  • Voted YES on restricting no-bid defense contracts. (Mar 2007)
  • Extend reserve retirement pay parity back to 9/11. (Dec 2007)
  • Set minimum spending on defense at 4% of GDP. (Dec 2007)
David Davis on Immigration
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  • Stop the flow of illegal immigrants. (Nov 2006)
  • Declare English as the official language of the US. (Feb 2007)
David Davis on Jobs
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  • Voted YES on overriding presidential veto of Farm Bill. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted NO on restricting employer interference in union organizing. (Mar 2007)
  • Voted NO on increasing minimum wage to $7.25. (Jan 2007)
David Davis on Principles & Values
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  • Recognize Christianity's importance to western civilization. (Dec 2007)
David Davis on Social Security
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David Davis on Tax Reform
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  • Reduce federal spending and lower taxes. (Nov 2006)
  • Voted NO on extending AMT exemptions to avoid hitting middle-income. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted NO on paying for AMT relief by closing offshore business loopholes. (Dec 2007)
David Davis on Technology
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  • Voted YES on retroactive immunity for telecoms' warrantless surveillance. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted YES on $23B instead of $4.9B for waterway infrastructure. (Nov 2007)
  • Facilitate nationwide 2-1-1 phone line for human services. (Jan 2007)
  • Permanent ban on state & local taxation of Internet access. (Oct 2007)
David Davis on War & Peace
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  • Voted NO on investigating Bush impeachment for lying about Iraq. (Jun 2008)
  • Voted NO on redeploying US troops out of Iraq starting in 90 days. (May 2007)
  • Strengthen sanctions on Syria & assist democratic transition. (Apr 2008)
David Davis on Welfare & Poverty
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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 right
(-5 points on Social scale)
Life begins at conception: Strongly Opposes topic 1
Prohibit transporting minors across state lines for abortion: Opposes topic 1
Grant the pre-born equal protection under 14th Amendment: Opposes topic 1
NO on expanding research to more embryonic stem cell lines: Opposes topic 1
Neutral on topic 2:
Require hiring more women & minorities
(0 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Strongly Opposes topic 3:
Same-sex domestic partnership benefits
(-5 points on Social scale)
Amend Constitution to define traditional marriage: Strongly Opposes topic 3
NO on prohibiting job discrimination based on sexual orientation: Strongly Opposes topic 3
Favors topic 4:
Teacher-led prayer in public schools
(-3 points on Social scale)
Recognize Christianity's importance to western civilization: Favors topic 4
Neutral on topic 8:
Death Penalty
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Favors topic 9:
Mandatory Three Strikes sentencing laws
(-3 points on Social scale)
NO on expanding services for offenders' re-entry into society: Favors topic 9
Strongly Favors topic 10:
Absolute right to gun ownership
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Ban gun registration & trigger lock law in Washington DC: Strongly Favors topic 10
Opposes topic 5:
More federal funding for health coverage
(+2 points on Economic scale)
NO on giving mental health full equity with physical health: Opposes topic 5
NO on Veto override: Extend SCHIP to cover 6M more kids: Strongly Opposes topic 5
NO on requiring negotiated Rx prices for Medicare part D: Opposes topic 5
NO on adding 2 to 4 million children to SCHIP eligibility: Opposes topic 5
YES on overriding veto on expansion of Medicare: Favors topic 5
Neutral on topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
(0 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Strongly Favors topic 7:
Parents choose schools via vouchers
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Break the strangle-hold of the education bureaucracy: Strongly Favors topic 7
NO on environmental education grants for outdoor experiences: Favors topic 7
Strongly Opposes topic 18:
Replace coal & oil with alternatives
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Utilize our untapped oil and coal reserves: Strongly Opposes topic 18
NO on tax incentives for renewable energy: Strongly Opposes topic 18
NO on removing oil & gas exploration subsidies: Strongly Opposes topic 18
NO on investing in homegrown biofuel: Strongly Opposes topic 18
YES on criminalizing oil cartels like OPEC: Favors topic 18
NO on tax incentives for energy production and conservation: Strongly Opposes topic 18
NO on tax credits for renewable electricity, with PAYGO offsets: Opposes topic 18
Opposes topic 19:
Drug use is immoral: enforce laws against it
(+2 points on Social scale)
NO on more funding for Mexico to fight drugs: Opposes topic 19
Neutral on topic 20:
Allow churches to provide welfare services
(0 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Opposes topic 11:
Make taxes more progressive
(+2 points on Economic scale)
Reduce federal spending and lower taxes: Strongly Opposes topic 11
NO on paying for AMT relief by closing offshore business loopholes: Strongly Opposes topic 11
NO on extending AMT exemptions to avoid hitting middle-income: Favors topic 11
Strongly Opposes topic 12:
Illegal immigrants earn citizenship
(-5 points on Social scale)
Stop the flow of illegal immigrants: Strongly Opposes topic 12
Declare English as the official language of the US: Opposes topic 12
Strongly Favors topic 13:
Support & expand free trade
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Expand our markets abroad with an aggressive trade policy: Strongly Favors topic 13
NO on assisting workers who lose jobs due to globalization: Favors topic 13
YES on promoting free trade with Peru: Favors topic 13
Favors topic 15:
Expand the armed forces
(-3 points on Social scale)
We live in a dangerous world; never let our guard down: Favors topic 15
Extend reserve retirement pay parity back to 9/11: Favors topic 15
Set minimum spending on defense at 4% of GDP: Strongly Favors topic 15
YES on restricting no-bid defense contracts: Strongly Opposes topic 15
Strongly Favors topic 16:
Stricter limits on political campaign funds
(-5 points on Economic scale)
YES on requiring lobbyist disclosure of bundled donations: Strongly Favors topic 16
Strongly Opposes topic 14:
The Patriot Act harms civil liberties
(-5 points on Social scale)
NO on Veto override: Congressional oversight of CIA interrogations: Strongly Opposes topic 14
NO on requiring FISA warrants for wiretaps in US, but not abroad: Strongly Opposes topic 14
YES on removing need for FISA warrant for wiretapping abroad: Strongly Opposes topic 14
YES on retroactive immunity for telecoms' warrantless surveillance: Opposes topic 14
Strongly Opposes topic 17:
US out of Iraq & Afghanistan
(-5 points on Social scale)
Strengthen sanctions on Syria & assist democratic transition: Strongly Opposes topic 17
NO on redeploying US troops out of Iraq starting in 90 days: Strongly Opposes topic 17
NO on investigating Bush impeachment for lying about Iraq: Opposes topic 17

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