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Amanda Swafford on Homeland Security

 

 


Oppose private prison industry and domestic wiretapping

In a lively Georgia Senate debate, Democrat Michelle Nunn and Republican David Perdue squared off--with a rare appearance from a third candidate, libertarian Amanda Swafford, who joined them onstage.

Swafford has a chance to play a spoiler in this race, if her share of the vote prevents either Perdue or Nunn from surpassing 50 percent.

Swafford made the case that neither party has offered effective governing solutions.

The panel of questioners, journalists covering the race in Georgia, asked Wafford questions about the traditional Libertarian set of issues, and she responded in kind, raising issues like the private prison industry and domestic wiretapping--"How long did the NSA spying program go on?" Wafford asked, before the American people knew about it--while pitching herself as a small-government alternative to Republicans and Democrats. "Have you really heard anything different tonight from these two parties?" Wafford asked in her closing remarks.

Source: ABC News on 2014 Georgia Senate debate , Oct 7, 2014

Opposes expanding the armed forces

Q: Do you support or oppose expanding the armed forces?

A: Oppose

Source: Email interview on 2014 GA Senate race with OnTheIssues , Oct 1, 2014

Superior nuclear arsenal is not necessary

Question topic: The United States must maintain a nuclear arsenal that is safe, reliable, modern and numerically superior to those of potential adversaries.

Swafford: Disagree

Source: Faith2Action iVoterGuide on 2014 Georgia Senate race , Sep 30, 2014

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