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Rick White on Abortion
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    No stance on record.
Rick White on Budget & Economy
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  • Supports balanced budget amendment & line item veto. (Sep 1994)
Rick White on Civil Rights
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  • Voted NO on ending preferential treatment by race in college admissions. (May 1998)
Rick White on Corporations
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    No stance on record.
Rick White on Crime
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  • Voted NO on maintaining right of habeus corpus in Death Penalty Appeals. (Mar 1996)
  • Voted YES on making federal death penalty appeals harder. (Feb 1995)
  • More prisons, more enforcement, effective death penalty. (Sep 1994)
Rick White on Drugs
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    No stance on record.
Rick White on Education
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  • Voted YES on allowing vouchers in DC schools. (Aug 1998)
  • Voted YES on vouchers for private & parochial schools. (Nov 1997)
Rick White on Energy & Oil
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    No stance on record.
Rick White on Environment
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Rick White on Families & Children
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  • Use tax code to reinforce families. (Sep 1994)
Rick White on Foreign Policy
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    No stance on record.
Rick White on Free Trade
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  • Voted YES on 'Fast Track' authority for trade agreements. (Sep 1998)
Rick White on Government Reform
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  • Limit punitive damages; term limits on Congress. (Sep 1994)
  • Government is too big, too intrusive, too easy with money. (Sep 1994)
Rick White on Gun Control
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    No stance on record.
Rick White on Health Care
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Rick White on Homeland Security
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  • No US troops under UN command; more defense spending. (Sep 1994)
Rick White on Immigration
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  • Voted YES on more immigrant visas for skilled workers. (Sep 1998)
Rick White on Jobs
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  • Incentives to businesses create jobs & raise wages. (Sep 1994)
Rick White on Principles & Values
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  • Contract with America: 10 bills in 1st 100 days of Congress. (Sep 1994)
Rick White on Social Security
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  • Reduce taxes on Social Security earnings. (Sep 1994)
Rick White on Tax Reform
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  • Repeal marriage tax; cut middle class taxes. (Sep 1994)
Rick White on Technology
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Rick White on War & Peace
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Rick White on Welfare & Poverty
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  • Limit welfare to 2 years & cut welfare spending. (Sep 1994)


VoteMatch Responses
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VoteMatch Question & Answer
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Based on these stances:
(Click on topic for excerpt & citation)
Neutral on topic 1:
Abortion is a woman's right
(5 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Favors topic 2:
Require companies to hire more women & minorities
(2 points on Economic scale)
NO on ending preferential treatment by race in college admissions: Favors topic 2
Neutral on topic 3:
Sexual orientation protected by civil rights laws
(5 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Neutral on topic 4:
Permit prayer in public schools
(5 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Neutral on topic 5:
More federal funding for health coverage
(5 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Favors topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
(7 points on Economic scale)
Reduce taxes on Social Security earnings: Favors topic 6
Strongly Favors topic 7:
Parents choose schools via vouchers
(10 points on Social scale)
YES on vouchers for private & parochial schools: Strongly Favors topic 7
YES on allowing vouchers in DC schools: Favors topic 7
Strongly Favors topic 8:
Death Penalty
(0 points on Social scale)
More prisons, more enforcement, effective death penalty: Favors topic 8
YES on making federal death penalty appeals harder: Strongly Favors topic 8
NO on maintaining right of habeus corpus in Death Penalty Appeals: Favors topic 8
Neutral on topic 9:
Mandatory Three Strikes sentencing laws
(5 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Neutral on topic 10:
Absolute right to gun ownership
(5 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Favors topic 11:
Decrease overall taxation of the wealthy
(7 points on Economic scale)
Repeal marriage tax; cut middle class taxes: Favors topic 11
Favors topic 12:
Immigration helps our economy-encourage it
(7 points on Economic scale)
YES on more immigrant visas for skilled workers: Favors topic 12
Strongly Favors topic 13:
Support & expand free trade
(10 points on Economic scale)
YES on 'Fast Track' authority for trade agreements: Strongly Favors topic 13
Neutral on topic 14:
Link human rights to trade with China
(5 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Neutral on topic 15:
More spending on armed forces
(5 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Neutral on topic 16:
Reduce spending on missile defense (Star Wars)
(5 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Opposes topic 17:
Seek UN approval for military action
(7 points on Economic scale)
No US troops under UN command; more defense spending: Opposes topic 17
Neutral on topic 18:
Reduce use of coal, oil, & nuclear energy
(5 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Neutral on topic 19:
Drug use is immoral: enforce laws against it
(5 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Favors topic 20:
Allow churches to provide welfare services
(2 points on Social scale)
Limit welfare to 2 years & cut welfare spending: Favors topic 20

Rick White is a Moderate Libertarian Conservative.
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