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Elizabeth Esty on Abortion
Click here for 4 full quotes on Abortion OR background on Abortion.
  • Long record of advocacy for pro-choice causes. (Nov 2012)
  • I consider myself pro-choice. (Sep 2012)
  • Ban anti-abortion limitations on abortion services. (Nov 2013)
  • Endorsed Endorsed by EMILY's list for pro-choice Democratic women. (Aug 2012)
Elizabeth Esty on Budget & Economy
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  • Voted NO on prioritizing spending in case debt limit is reached. (May 2013)
  • Supports federal stimulus spending. (Sep 2012)
Elizabeth Esty on Civil Rights
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  • Enforce equal pay for equal work via Lilly Ledbetter Act. (Nov 2012)
  • Full marriage equality and benefits for gay couples. (Nov 2012)
  • Voted YES on reauthorizing the Violence Against Women Act. (Feb 2013)
  • Endorsed by The Feminist Majority indicating a pro-women's rights stance. (Aug 2012)
  • Supports same-sex marriage. (Sep 2012)
  • Enforce against anti-gay discrimination in public schools. (Apr 2013)
  • Enforce against wage discrimination based on gender. (Jan 2013)
Elizabeth Esty on Corporations
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  • Voted NO on workforce training by state block grants & industry partners. (Mar 2013)
Elizabeth Esty on Crime
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    No issue stance yet recorded by OnTheIssues.org.
Elizabeth Esty on Drugs
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    No issue stance yet recorded by OnTheIssues.org.
Elizabeth Esty on Education
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  • Our schools and teachers need our full support. (Nov 2012)
  • Sponsored extending subsidized federal student loan rates until 2015. (Apr 2013)
Elizabeth Esty on Energy & Oil
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  • Incentives for energy efficiency instead of $41B to Big Oil. (Nov 2012)
  • Supports regulating greenhouse gas emissions. (Sep 2012)
Elizabeth Esty on Environment
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    No issue stance yet recorded by OnTheIssues.org.
Elizabeth Esty on Families & Children
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  • More funding & services for victims of domestic violence. (Jan 2013)
Elizabeth Esty on Foreign Policy
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Elizabeth Esty on Free Trade
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  • Sponsored imposing import fee on countries with undervalued currency. (May 2013)
Elizabeth Esty on Government Reform
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  • Establish "My Voice Voucher" small campaign contributions. (Feb 2014)
Elizabeth Esty on Gun Control
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  • Supports restrictions on gun purchases. (Sep 2012)
Elizabeth Esty on Health Care
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  • ObamaCare is far from perfect; but a mistake to repeal it. (Nov 2012)
  • Opposes repealing ObamaCare. (Sep 2012)
Elizabeth Esty on Homeland Security
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Elizabeth Esty on Immigration
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  • Opposes exiting US to apply for citizenship. (Sep 2012)
Elizabeth Esty on Jobs
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  • Voted NO on allowing compensatory time off for working overtime. (Apr 2013)
  • Raise the minimum wage to $10.10 per hour by 2016. (Mar 2013)
Elizabeth Esty on Principles & Values
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Elizabeth Esty on Social Security
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  • Oppose any attempt to privatize or cut Social Security. (Nov 2012)
  • Opposes personal retirement accounts. (Sep 2012)
Elizabeth Esty on Tax Reform
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  • End special Bush tax cuts for millionaires. (Nov 2012)
  • Supports an income tax increase. (Sep 2012)
Elizabeth Esty on Technology
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  • Voted NO on protecting cyber security by sharing data with government. (Apr 2013)
Elizabeth Esty on War & Peace
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  • Speed up the drawdown of troops in Afghanistan. (Nov 2012)
  • A nuclear-armed Iran poses a major threat. (Nov 2012)
Elizabeth Esty on Welfare & Poverty
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  • Voted NO on maintaining work requirement for welfare recipients. (Mar 2013)
  • Sponsored maintaining SNAP nutrition assistance program. (Apr 2013)


VoteMatch Responses
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Strongly Favors topic 1:
Abortion is a woman's unrestricted right
(+5 points on Social scale)
Long record of advocacy for pro-choice causes: Strongly Favors topic 1
I consider myself pro-choice: Strongly Favors topic 1
Ban anti-abortion limitations on abortion services: Strongly Favors topic 1
Endorsed Endorsed by EMILY's list for pro-choice Democratic women: Strongly Favors topic 1
Strongly Favors topic 2:
Legally require hiring women & minorities
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Enforce equal pay for equal work via Lilly Ledbetter Act: Strongly Favors topic 2
Endorsed by The Feminist Majority indicating a pro-women's rights stance: 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)
Full marriage equality and benefits for gay couples: Strongly Favors topic 3
Supports same-sex marriage: Strongly Favors topic 3
Enforce against anti-gay discrimination in public 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)
ObamaCare is far from perfect; but a mistake to repeal it: Strongly Favors topic 5
Opposes repealing ObamaCare: Favors topic 5
Strongly Opposes topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Oppose any attempt to privatize or cut Social Security: Strongly Opposes topic 6
Opposes personal retirement accounts: Strongly Opposes topic 6
Opposes topic 7:
Vouchers for school choice
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Our schools and teachers need our full support: Opposes topic 7
Sponsored extending subsidized federal student loan rates until 2015: Opposes topic 7
Neutral on topic 8:
Human needs over animal rights
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
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)
Supports restrictions on gun purchases: Opposes topic 10
Strongly Favors topic 11:
Higher taxes on the wealthy
(-5 points on Economic scale)
End special Bush tax cuts for millionaires: Strongly Favors topic 11
Supports an income tax increase: Favors topic 11
Favors topic 12:
Pathway to citizenship for illegal aliens
(+2 points on Social scale)
Opposes exiting US to apply for citizenship: Favors topic 12
Opposes topic 13:
Support & expand free trade
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Sponsored imposing import fee on countries with undervalued 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)
Establish "My Voice Voucher" small campaign contributions: Strongly Favors topic 16
Favors topic 17:
Stay out of Iran
(+2 points on Social scale)
Speed up the drawdown of troops in Afghanistan: Strongly Favors topic 17
A nuclear-armed Iran poses a major threat: Opposes topic 17
Strongly Favors topic 18:
Prioritize green energy
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Incentives for energy efficiency instead of $41B to Big Oil: Strongly Favors topic 18
Supports regulating greenhouse gas emissions: Strongly Favors topic 18
Neutral on topic 19:
Never legalize marijuana
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Neutral on topic 20:
Stimulus better than market-led recovery
(0 points on Economic scale)
Supports federal stimulus spending: Strongly Opposes topic 20
Raise the minimum wage to $10.10 per hour by 2016: Favors topic 20
NO on prioritizing spending in case debt limit is reached: Favors topic 20

Elizabeth Esty is a Populist-Leaning Liberal.
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