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Kevin Cramer on Abortion
Click here for 6 full quotes on Abortion OR background on Abortion.
  • Life begins at conception. (Nov 2012)
  • Opposes public abortion funding. (Oct 2012)
  • Opposes churches providing birth control. (Oct 2012)
  • I consider myself pro-life. (Sep 2012)
  • Sponsored prohibiting abortion information at school health centers. (Mar 2013)
  • No family planning assistance that includes abortion. (Jan 2013)
Kevin Cramer on Budget & Economy
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  • Voted YES on prioritizing spending in case debt limit is reached. (May 2013)
  • Endorsed by the Club for Growth, for pro-growth stances. (Aug 2012)
  • Opposes federal stimulus spending. (Sep 2012)
Kevin Cramer on Civil Rights
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  • Marriage is defined in Scripture. (Oct 2012)
  • Voted YES on reauthorizing the Violence Against Women Act. (Feb 2013)
  • Supports defining traditional marriage. (Oct 2012)
  • Opposes same-sex marriage. (Sep 2012)
  • Protect anti-same-sex marriage opinions as free speech. (Sep 2013)
Kevin Cramer on Corporations
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  • Voted YES on workforce training by state block grants & industry partners. (Mar 2013)
  • Supports tax incentives for job creation. (Sep 2012)
Kevin Cramer on Crime
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  • 100% pro-life includes opposing death penalty. (Oct 2012)
  • Sponsored Constitutional Amendment defining victims' rights. (Apr 2013)
Kevin Cramer on Drugs
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  • Exclude industrial hemp from definition of marijuana. (May 2013)
Kevin Cramer on Education
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  • Opposes federal grants for education reforms. (Sep 2012)
Kevin Cramer on Energy & Oil
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  • Supports $23 billion invested in coal mining. (Nov 2012)
  • Opposes regulating greenhouse gas emissions. (Sep 2012)
  • Supports offshore energy production. (Sep 2012)
  • Let states lease energy rights on federal lands. (Jun 2013)
Kevin Cramer on Environment
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Kevin Cramer on Families & Children
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Kevin Cramer on Foreign Policy
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Kevin Cramer on Free Trade
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Kevin Cramer on Government Reform
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  • First Amendment is clear: unregulated campaign contributions. (Oct 2012)
Kevin Cramer on Gun Control
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  • National right-to-carry reciprocity. (Nov 2012)
  • Opposes restricting the Second Amendment. (Oct 2012)
  • Opposes restrictions on gun purchases. (Sep 2012)
Kevin Cramer on Health Care
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  • ObamaCare mandates are inherently objectionable. (Nov 2012)
  • ObamaCare is an insult to the constitution. (Oct 2012)
  • Repeal any federal health care takeover. (Aug 2012)
  • Supports repealing ObamaCare. (Oct 2012)
  • Supports market-based health insurance. (Oct 2012)
  • Supports repealing Affordable Care Act. (Sep 2012)
Kevin Cramer on Homeland Security
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  • Every agency, including defense, should cut programs. (Oct 2012)
  • Supports targeting suspected terrorists. (Sep 2012)
  • Supports reducing defense spending. (Sep 2012)
Kevin Cramer on Immigration
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  • Harder for illegals to get benefits & become citizens. (Oct 2012)
  • Supports exiting US to apply for citizenship. (Sep 2012)
Kevin Cramer on Jobs
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  • Voted YES on allowing compensatory time off for working overtime. (Apr 2013)
Kevin Cramer on Principles & Values
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  • Vigorously defend right to practice religion of one's choice. (Nov 2012)
  • Member of the House Republican Young Guns. (Aug 2012)
Kevin Cramer on Social Security
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  • Doing nothing is not an option; more private sector options. (Nov 2012)
  • Allow future workers to invest more of their own money. (Oct 2012)
  • Supports personal retirement accounts. (Sep 2012)
Kevin Cramer on Tax Reform
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  • Flat tax to give investors certainty. (Nov 2012)
  • Supports the Taxpayer Protection Pledge. (Aug 2012)
  • Opposes increasing tax rates. (Oct 2012)
  • Opposes an income tax increase. (Sep 2012)
Kevin Cramer on Technology
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  • Voted YES on protecting cyber security by sharing data with government. (Apr 2013)
  • Sponsored sustained human presence on Moon, instead of Asteroids. (Apr 2013)
Kevin Cramer on War & Peace
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  • Withdraw from Afghanistan, but no timetable. (Oct 2012)
  • Military force OK to prevent Iranian nukes. (Oct 2012)
  • Supports combat operations in Afghanistan. (Sep 2012)
Kevin Cramer on Welfare & Poverty
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  • If anyone is not willing to work, let him not eat. (Sep 2013)
  • Voted YES on maintaining work requirement for welfare recipients. (Mar 2013)


VoteMatch Responses
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VoteMatch Question & Answer
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Based on these stances:
(Click on topic for excerpt & citation)
Opposes topic 1:
Abortion is a woman's unrestricted right
(-3 points on Social scale)
Life begins at conception: Strongly Favors topic 1
Opposes public abortion funding: Opposes topic 1
Opposes churches providing birth control: Opposes topic 1
I consider myself pro-life: Strongly Opposes topic 1
Sponsored prohibiting abortion information at school health centers: Opposes topic 1
No family planning assistance that includes abortion: Strongly Opposes topic 1
Favors topic 2:
Legally require hiring women & minorities
(-3 points on Economic scale)
YES on reauthorizing the Violence Against Women Act: Favors topic 2
Strongly Opposes topic 3:
Comfortable with same-sex marriage
(-5 points on Social scale)
Marriage is defined in Scripture: Strongly Opposes topic 3
Supports defining traditional marriage: Opposes topic 3
Opposes same-sex marriage: Opposes topic 3
Protect anti-same-sex marriage opinions as free speech: Strongly Opposes topic 3
Favors topic 4:
Keep God in the public sphere
(-3 points on Social scale)
Vigorously defend right to practice religion of one's choice: Favors topic 4
Strongly Opposes topic 5:
Expand ObamaCare
(+5 points on Economic scale)
ObamaCare mandates are inherently objectionable: Strongly Opposes topic 5
ObamaCare is an insult to the constitution: Strongly Opposes topic 5
Repeal any federal health care takeover: Strongly Opposes topic 5
Supports repealing ObamaCare: Strongly Opposes topic 5
Supports market-based health insurance: Opposes topic 5
Supports repealing Affordable Care Act: Strongly Opposes topic 5
Strongly Favors topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Doing nothing is not an option; more private sector options: Strongly Favors topic 6
Allow future workers to invest more of their own money: Strongly Favors topic 6
Supports personal retirement accounts: Strongly Favors topic 6
Favors topic 7:
Vouchers for school choice
(+2 points on Economic scale)
Opposes federal grants for education reforms: Favors 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)
100% pro-life includes opposing death penalty: Strongly Opposes topic 9
Sponsored Constitutional Amendment defining victims' rights: Strongly Favors topic 9
Strongly Favors topic 10:
Absolute right to gun ownership
(+5 points on Economic scale)
National right-to-carry reciprocity: Strongly Favors topic 10
Opposes restricting the Second Amendment: 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)
Flat tax to give investors certainty: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Supports the Taxpayer Protection Pledge: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Opposes increasing tax rates: Opposes topic 11
Opposes an income tax increase: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Strongly Opposes topic 12:
Pathway to citizenship for illegal aliens
(-5 points on Social scale)
Harder for illegals to get benefits & become citizens: Strongly Opposes topic 12
Supports exiting US to apply for citizenship: Strongly Opposes topic 12
Neutral on topic 13:
Support & expand free trade
(0 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Strongly Favors topic 14:
Maintain US sovereignty from UN
(+5 points on Social scale)
Supports targeting suspected terrorists: Strongly Favors topic 14
Strongly Opposes topic 15:
Expand the military
(+5 points on Social scale)
Every agency, including defense, should cut programs: Strongly Opposes topic 15
Supports reducing defense spending: Strongly Opposes topic 15
Strongly Opposes topic 16:
Stricter limits on political campaign funds
(+5 points on Economic scale)
First Amendment is clear: unregulated campaign contributions: Strongly Opposes topic 16
Opposes topic 17:
Stay out of Iran
(-3 points on Social scale)
Withdraw from Afghanistan, but no timetable: Favors topic 17
Military force OK to prevent Iranian nukes: Strongly Opposes topic 17
Supports combat operations in Afghanistan: Opposes topic 17
Strongly Opposes topic 18:
Prioritize green energy
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Supports $23 billion invested in coal mining: Strongly Opposes topic 18
Opposes regulating greenhouse gas emissions: Strongly Opposes topic 18
Supports offshore energy production: Opposes topic 18
Let states lease energy rights on federal lands: Strongly Opposes topic 18
Opposes topic 19:
Never legalize marijuana
(+2 points on Social scale)
Exclude industrial hemp from definition of marijuana: Opposes topic 19
Neutral on topic 20:
Stimulus better than market-led recovery
(0 points on Economic scale)
Opposes federal stimulus spending: Strongly Favors topic 20
Supports tax incentives for job creation: Opposes topic 20
YES on prioritizing spending in case debt limit is reached: Opposes topic 20

Kevin Cramer is a Libertarian Conservative.
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