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Bill Enyart on Abortion
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    No issue stance yet recorded by OnTheIssues.org.
Bill Enyart on Budget & Economy
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  • Voted NO on prioritizing spending in case debt limit is reached. (May 2013)
Bill Enyart on Civil Rights
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  • Voted YES on reauthorizing the Violence Against Women Act. (Feb 2013)
  • Opposes same-sex marriage. (Sep 2012)
Bill Enyart on Corporations
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  • Voted NO on workforce training by state block grants & industry partners. (Mar 2013)
Bill Enyart on Crime
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    No issue stance yet recorded by OnTheIssues.org.
Bill Enyart on Drugs
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Bill Enyart on Education
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  • Provide support for our classrooms & our educators. (Nov 2012)
  • Sponsored extending subsidized federal student loan rates until 2015. (Apr 2013)
Bill Enyart on Energy & Oil
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  • Support the coal mining industry. (Oct 2012)
Bill Enyart on Environment
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  • Sponsored no permits for legal pesticide runoff into lakes & streams. (Apr 2013)
  • No EPA permits required for forest road runoff. (Jun 2013)
Bill Enyart on Families & Children
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  • More funding & services for victims of domestic violence. (Jan 2013)
Bill Enyart on Foreign Policy
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Bill Enyart on Free Trade
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  • Sponsored imposing import fee on countries with undervalued currency. (Mar 2013)
Bill Enyart on Government Reform
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Bill Enyart on Gun Control
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  • Supports restrictions on gun purchases. (Sep 2012)
Bill Enyart on Health Care
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  • Opposes repealing ObamaCare. (Sep 2012)
Bill Enyart on Homeland Security
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  • Fight to keep bases and armories open. (Oct 2012)
  • Supports reducing defense spending. (Sep 2012)
  • Endorsed by VoteVets.org; against wasteful defense spending. (Nov 2012)
  • End bulk data collection under USA PATRIOT Act. (Oct 2013)
Bill Enyart on Immigration
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  • Opposes exiting US to apply for citizenship. (Sep 2012)
Bill Enyart 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)
Bill Enyart on Principles & Values
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Bill Enyart on Social Security
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  • Preserve Social Security and Medicare. (Oct 2012)
  • Sponsored keeping CPI for benefits instead of lower "Chained CPI". (Apr 2013)
Bill Enyart on Tax Reform
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  • No tax breaks for millionaires nor pledges against taxes. (Oct 2012)
  • Supports an income tax increase. (Sep 2012)
Bill Enyart on Technology
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  • Voted YES on protecting cyber security by sharing data with government. (Apr 2013)
  • Sponsored investing $1 billion in transportation projects. (Mar 2013)
Bill Enyart on War & Peace
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Bill Enyart on Welfare & Poverty
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  • Voted NO 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:
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Neutral on topic 1:
Abortion is a woman's unrestricted right
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Strongly Favors topic 2:
Legally require hiring women & minorities
(-5 points on Economic scale)
More funding & services for victims of domestic violence: Strongly Favors topic 2
YES on reauthorizing the Violence Against Women Act: Favors topic 2
Opposes topic 3:
Comfortable with same-sex marriage
(-3 points on Social scale)
Opposes same-sex marriage: Opposes topic 3
Neutral on topic 4:
Keep God in the public sphere
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Favors topic 5:
Expand ObamaCare
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Opposes repealing ObamaCare: Favors topic 5
Strongly Opposes topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Preserve Social Security and Medicare: Opposes topic 6
Sponsored keeping CPI for benefits instead of lower "Chained CPI": Strongly Opposes topic 6
Strongly Opposes topic 7:
Vouchers for school choice
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Provide support for our classrooms & our educators: Strongly Opposes topic 7
Sponsored extending subsidized federal student loan rates until 2015: Opposes topic 7
Strongly Favors topic 8:
Clean air and water are property rights
(+5 points on Social scale)
Support the coal mining industry: Strongly Favors topic 8
Sponsored no permits for legal pesticide runoff into lakes & streams: Strongly Favors topic 8
No EPA permits required for forest road runoff: Strongly Favors topic 8
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)
No tax breaks for millionaires nor pledges against taxes: 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 Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Opposes topic 15:
Expand the military
(+2 points on Social scale)
Fight to keep bases and armories open: Favors topic 15
Supports reducing defense spending: Strongly Opposes topic 15
Endorsed by VoteVets.org; against wasteful defense spending: Opposes topic 15
Neutral on topic 16:
Stricter limits on voting rights
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Neutral on topic 17:
Stay out of Iran
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Strongly Opposes topic 18:
Prioritize green energy
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Support the coal mining industry: Strongly Opposes topic 18
Neutral on topic 19:
Never legalize marijuana
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Favors topic 20:
Stimulus better than market-led recovery
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Sponsored investing $1 billion in transportation projects: Favors 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

Bill Enyart is a Moderate Liberal Populist.
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