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Donna Christensen on Abortion
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  • Emergency contraception for rape victims at all hospitals. (Sep 2006)
  • Supported funding contraception and UN family planning. (Jul 1999)
Donna Christensen on Budget & Economy
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  • Get minorities into home ownership & global marketplace. (Jan 2001)
Donna Christensen on Civil Rights
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  • Ending racial profiling is part of fight for justice. (Jan 2001)
  • Constitutional Amendment for equal rights by gender. (Mar 2001)
  • Issue a commemorative postage stamp of Rosa Parks. (Dec 2005)
  • Rated 0% by the HRC, indicating an anti-gay-rights stance. (Dec 2006)
  • Recognize Juneteenth as historical end of slavery. (Jun 2008)
  • ENDA: prohibit employment discrimination for gays. (Jun 2009)
  • Re-introduce the Equal Rights Amendment. (Mar 2007)
  • Honor the 100th anniversary of the NAACP. (Jan 2009)
  • Supported legislation on violence against women & safety. (Jul 1999)
  • Supported funding for women's and disadvantaged businesses. (Jul 1999)
Donna Christensen on Corporations
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Donna Christensen on Crime
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  • Moratorium on death penalty; more DNA testing. (Mar 2001)
  • More funding and stricter sentencing for hate crimes. (Apr 2001)
  • Require DNA testing for all federal executions. (Mar 2001)
  • Reduce recidivism by giving offenders a Second Chance. (Mar 2007)
Donna Christensen on Drugs
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  • End harsher sentencing for crack vs. powder cocaine. (Jun 2007)
  • Allow rehabilitated drug convicts get student loans. (Jan 2008)
  • Distribute sterile syringes to reduce AIDS and hepatitis. (Jan 2009)
Donna Christensen on Education
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  • Teacher development grants to improve math & science classes. (Jan 2001)
  • Supports a Constitutional Amendment for school prayer. (May 1997)
  • Supported funding for teacher training & other initiatives. (Jul 1999)
Donna Christensen on Energy & Oil
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  • Regulate wholesale electricity & gas prices. (Mar 2001)
  • Set goal of 25% renewable energy by 2025. (Jan 2007)
Donna Christensen on Environment
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  • Prohibits commercial logging on Federal public lands. (Apr 2001)
  • Grants for beach water pollution under Clean Water Act. (Apr 2008)
  • Add polar bear & bluefin tuna to endangered species list. (May 2010)
  • Member of House Natural Resources Committee. (Mar 2011)
Donna Christensen on Families & Children
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  • Supported funding child care, child health, & child housing. (Jul 1999)
Donna Christensen on Foreign Policy
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  • Acknowledge the Armenian Genocide of the early 1900s. (Mar 2007)
  • Sanction Mugabe until Zimbabwe transitions to democracy. (Apr 2008)
Donna Christensen on Free Trade
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  • Review free trade agreements biennially for rights violation. (Jun 2009)
  • No MFN for China; condition trade on human rights. (Nov 1999)
Donna Christensen on Government Reform
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  • Election reform is #1 priority to prevent disenfranchisement. (Jan 2001)
Donna Christensen on Gun Control
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Donna Christensen on Health Care
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  • Increase funding for AIDS treatment & prevention. (Jan 2001)
  • More funding for Rx benefits, community health, CHIPs. (Jan 2001)
  • MEDS Plan: Cover senior Rx under Medicare. (Jan 2001)
  • Expand the National Health Service Corps. (Mar 2009)
  • Make health care a right, not a privilege. (Nov 1999)
  • Supported funding women's health needs. (Jul 1999)
  • Supported funding older women's health. (Jul 1999)
  • Supported funding Prenatal and Postpartum Care. (Jul 1999)
  • Supported funding Family and Children's Coverage. (Jul 1999)
Donna Christensen on Homeland Security
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  • Extend reserve retirement pay parity back to 9/11. (Dec 2007)
  • Repeal Don't-Ask-Don't-Tell, and reinstate discharged gays. (Mar 2010)
  • Recognize women veterans; assist military families. (Jul 1999)
Donna Christensen on Immigration
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Donna Christensen on Jobs
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  • Member of the Congressional Rural Caucus. (Jan 2001)
  • Require full disclosure of outsourced employees. (Feb 2001)
  • Allow an Air Traffic Controller's Union. (Jan 2006)
  • Ban discriminatory compensation; allow 2 years to sue. (Jan 2009)
  • Stronger enforcement against gender-based pay discrimination. (Jan 2009)
Donna Christensen on Principles & Values
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  • Religious affiliation: Moravian. (Nov 2000)
  • Member of Congressional Black Caucus. (Jan 2001)
  • Reject Bush's Florida electors due to election fraud. (Jan 2001)
  • Member of the Congressional Progressive Caucus. (Oct 2001)
  • Member of the Congressional Progressive Caucus. (Nov 2007)
Donna Christensen on Social Security
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  • Changing Social Security disproportionately affects women. (May 2001)
  • Supported pension reform and tax credits for long-term care. (Jul 1999)
Donna Christensen on Tax Reform
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  • American People's Dividend: Give $300 to every person. (Feb 2001)
  • Tax incentives for child care; eliminate marriage penalty. (Jul 1999)
  • Tax incentives for education, new schools, & families. (Jul 1999)
Donna Christensen on Technology
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  • Close digital divide with high-tech training. (Jan 2001)
  • Permanent ban on state & local taxation of Internet access. (Oct 2007)
  • Popularize Electronic Signatures with ESIGN Day. (Jun 2010)
Donna Christensen on War & Peace
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  • Member of the Out-of-Iraq Congressional Caucus. (Jan 2007)
Donna Christensen on Welfare & Poverty
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  • Reduce the concentration of wealth & wage inequality. (Nov 1999)


VoteMatch Responses
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Favors topic 1:
Abortion is a woman's right
(+2 points on Social scale)
Emergency contraception for rape victims at all hospitals: Favors topic 1
Supported funding contraception and UN family planning: Favors topic 1
Strongly Favors topic 2:
Require hiring more women & minorities
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Get minorities into home ownership & global marketplace: Favors topic 2
Ending racial profiling is part of fight for justice: Favors topic 2
Constitutional Amendment for equal rights by gender: Strongly Favors topic 2
Issue a commemorative postage stamp of Rosa Parks: Favors topic 2
Recognize Juneteenth as historical end of slavery: Strongly Favors topic 2
Re-introduce the Equal Rights Amendment: Strongly Favors topic 2
Ban discriminatory compensation; allow 2 years to sue: Favors topic 2
Stronger enforcement against gender-based pay discrimination: Favors topic 2
Honor the 100th anniversary of the NAACP: Favors topic 2
Supported funding for women's and disadvantaged businesses: Favors topic 2
Favors topic 3:
Same-sex domestic partnership benefits
(+2 points on Social scale)
Increase funding for AIDS treatment & prevention: Favors topic 3
More funding and stricter sentencing for hate crimes: Strongly Favors topic 3
Rated 0% by the HRC, indicating an anti-gay-rights stance: Strongly Opposes topic 3
ENDA: prohibit employment discrimination for gays: Favors topic 3
Repeal Don't-Ask-Don't-Tell, and reinstate discharged gays: Favors topic 3
Strongly Favors topic 4:
Teacher-led prayer in public schools
(-5 points on Social scale)
Supports a Constitutional Amendment for school prayer: Strongly Favors topic 4
Opposes topic 8:
Death Penalty
(+2 points on Social scale)
Moratorium on death penalty; more DNA testing: Opposes topic 8
Require DNA testing for all federal executions: Opposes topic 8
Strongly Opposes topic 9:
Mandatory Three Strikes sentencing laws
(+5 points on Social scale)
Reduce recidivism by giving offenders a Second Chance: Strongly Opposes topic 9
No opinion on topic 10:
Absolute right to gun ownership
(0 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Strongly Favors topic 5:
More federal funding for health coverage
(-5 points on Economic scale)
More funding for Rx benefits, community health, CHIPs: Favors topic 5
MEDS Plan: Cover senior Rx under Medicare: Favors topic 5
Expand the National Health Service Corps: Strongly Favors topic 5
Make health care a right, not a privilege: Strongly Favors topic 5
Supported funding women's health needs: Neutral on topic 5
Opposes topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Changing Social Security disproportionately affects women: Opposes topic 6
Supported pension reform and tax credits for long-term care: Neutral on topic 6
Opposes topic 7:
Parents choose schools via vouchers
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Teacher development grants to improve math & science classes: Opposes topic 7
Strongly Favors topic 18:
Replace coal & oil with alternatives
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Set goal of 25% renewable energy by 2025: Strongly Favors topic 18
Strongly Opposes topic 19:
Drug use is immoral: enforce laws against it
(+5 points on Social scale)
End harsher sentencing for crack vs. powder cocaine: Opposes topic 19
Allow rehabilitated drug convicts get student loans: Strongly Opposes topic 19
Distribute sterile syringes to reduce AIDS and hepatitis: Opposes topic 19
No opinion on topic 20:
Allow churches to provide welfare services
(0 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Favors topic 11:
Make taxes more progressive
(-3 points on Economic scale)
American People's Dividend: Give $300 to every person: Favors topic 11
Reduce the concentration of wealth & wage inequality: Favors topic 11
Tax incentives for child care; eliminate marriage penalty: Neutral on topic 11
No opinion on topic 12:
Illegal immigrants earn citizenship
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Opposes topic 13:
Support & expand free trade
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Review free trade agreements biennially for rights violation: Strongly Opposes topic 13
No MFN for China; condition trade on human rights: Neutral on topic 13
Favors topic 15:
Expand the armed forces
(-3 points on Social scale)
Extend reserve retirement pay parity back to 9/11: Favors topic 15
Recognize women veterans; assist military families: Neutral on topic 15
No opinion on topic 16:
Stricter limits on political campaign funds
(0 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
No opinion 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)
Member of the Out-of-Iraq Congressional Caucus: Strongly Favors topic 17

Donna Christensen is a Moderate Liberal.
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