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Michelle Lujan-Grisham on Abortion
Click here for 5 full quotes on Abortion OR background on Abortion.
  • Oppose any limit on woman's right to choose. (Nov 2012)
  • Supports public abortion funding. (Oct 2012)
  • Supports churches providing birth control. (Oct 2012)
  • I consider myself pro-choice. (Sep 2012)
  • Endorsed Endorsed by EMILY's list for pro-choice Democratic women. (Aug 2012)
Michelle Lujan-Grisham 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)
Michelle Lujan-Grisham on Civil Rights
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  • Legal equality regardless of sexual orientation. (Nov 2012)
  • Advocate for elder rights and women's rights. (Nov 2012)
  • Voted YES on reauthorizing the Violence Against Women Act. (Feb 2013)
  • Opposes a DOMA amendment. (Oct 2012)
  • Supports same-sex marriage. (Sep 2012)
  • Enforce against anti-gay discrimination in public schools. (Apr 2013)
  • Sponsored removing deadline for ratification of the ERA. (May 2013)
  • Enforce against wage discrimination based on gender. (Jan 2013)
Michelle Lujan-Grisham on Corporations
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  • Voted NO on workforce training by state block grants & industry partners. (Mar 2013)
  • Supports tax incentives for job creation. (Sep 2012)
Michelle Lujan-Grisham on Crime
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Michelle Lujan-Grisham on Drugs
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Michelle Lujan-Grisham on Education
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  • Sponsored 10/10 Loan Forgiveness: cancel college loans after 10 years. (Apr 2013)
Michelle Lujan-Grisham on Energy & Oil
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  • Supports regulating greenhouse gas emissions. (Sep 2012)
Michelle Lujan-Grisham on Environment
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Michelle Lujan-Grisham on Families & Children
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  • More funding & services for victims of domestic violence. (Jan 2013)
Michelle Lujan-Grisham on Foreign Policy
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Michelle Lujan-Grisham on Free Trade
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Michelle Lujan-Grisham on Government Reform
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  • Thanks to Citizens United, our electoral system is broken. (Nov 2012)
Michelle Lujan-Grisham on Gun Control
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  • Supports restrictions on gun purchases. (Sep 2012)
Michelle Lujan-Grisham on Health Care
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  • ObamaCare is good first step toward comprehensive approach. (Nov 2012)
  • Opposes repealing ObamaCare. (Oct 2012)
  • Opposes repealing ObamaCare. (Sep 2012)
  • Sponsored merging Alzheimers diagnosis and care benefit. (May 2013)
Michelle Lujan-Grisham on Homeland Security
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  • Supports targeting suspected terrorists. (Sep 2012)
Michelle Lujan-Grisham on Immigration
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  • Opposes exiting US to apply for citizenship. (Sep 2012)
Michelle Lujan-Grisham on Jobs
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  • Voted NO on allowing compensatory time off for working overtime. (Apr 2013)
Michelle Lujan-Grisham on Principles & Values
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Michelle Lujan-Grisham on Social Security
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  • Oppose any effort to privatize Social Security and Medicare. (Nov 2012)
  • Opposes personal retirement accounts. (Sep 2012)
  • Sponsored keeping CPI for benefits instead of lower "Chained CPI". (Jun 2013)
Michelle Lujan-Grisham on Tax Reform
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  • End the Bush tax cuts for millionaires & Big Oil. (Nov 2012)
  • Supports increasing tax rates. (Oct 2012)
  • Supports an income tax increase. (Sep 2012)
Michelle Lujan-Grisham on Technology
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  • Voted YES on protecting cyber security by sharing data with government. (Apr 2013)
Michelle Lujan-Grisham on War & Peace
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  • Opposes combat operations in Afghanistan. (Sep 2012)
Michelle Lujan-Grisham on Welfare & Poverty
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  • Voted NO on maintaining work requirement for welfare recipients. (Mar 2013)
  • Sponsored maintaining SNAP nutrition assistance program. (Mar 2013)


VoteMatch Responses
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Based on these stances:
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Strongly Favors topic 1:
Abortion is a woman's unrestricted right
(+5 points on Social scale)
Oppose any limit on woman's right to choose: Strongly Favors topic 1
Supports public abortion funding: Strongly Favors topic 1
Supports churches providing birth control: Strongly Favors topic 1
I consider myself pro-choice: 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)
Advocate for elder rights and women's rights: Strongly Favors topic 2
Sponsored removing deadline for ratification of the ERA: 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)
Legal equality regardless of sexual orientation: Strongly Favors topic 3
Opposes a DOMA amendment: 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 good first step toward comprehensive approach: Strongly Favors topic 5
Opposes repealing ObamaCare: Strongly Favors topic 5
Opposes repealing ObamaCare: Favors topic 5
Sponsored merging Alzheimers diagnosis and care benefit: Favors topic 5
Strongly Opposes topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Oppose any effort to privatize Social Security and Medicare: Strongly Opposes topic 6
Opposes personal retirement accounts: Strongly Opposes topic 6
Sponsored keeping CPI for benefits instead of lower "Chained CPI": Strongly Opposes topic 6
Opposes topic 7:
Vouchers for school choice
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Sponsored 10/10 Loan Forgiveness: cancel college loans after 10 years: 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 the Bush tax cuts for millionaires & Big Oil: Strongly Favors topic 11
Supports increasing tax rates: 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
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
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)
Thanks to Citizens United, our electoral system is broken: Strongly Favors topic 16
Strongly Favors topic 17:
Stay out of Iran
(+5 points on Social scale)
Opposes combat operations in Afghanistan: Strongly Favors topic 17
Strongly Favors topic 18:
Prioritize green energy
(-5 points on Economic scale)
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)
Opposes topic 20:
Stimulus better than market-led recovery
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Supports federal stimulus spending: Strongly Opposes topic 20
Supports tax incentives for job creation: Opposes topic 20
NO on prioritizing spending in case debt limit is reached: Favors topic 20

Michelle Lujan-Grisham is a Populist-Leaning Liberal.
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