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Jim McGreevey on Abortion
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  • Protect a woman’s right to choose. (Oct 2001)
Jim McGreevey on Budget & Economy
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  • Oversaw $6.1M city surplus; reduced city workforce 10%. (Jun 2001)
  • Supports state budget cap and limiting state debt. (Jun 2001)
Jim McGreevey on Civil Rights
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  • Resigned over gay affair, but opposes gay marriage. (Aug 2004)
  • End racial profiling. (Jun 2001)
  • Consider race and sex in making state contract decisions. (Jul 1997)
Jim McGreevey on Corporations
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Jim McGreevey on Crime
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  • More officer & more community policing. (Jun 2001)
  • Supports Three Strikes and serving full sentences. (Jun 2001)
  • Supports increased penalties for hate crimes. (Jun 2001)
  • Expand the death penalty & life sentences. (Jul 1997)
  • Prosecute juveniles as adults; death penalty for 16-yr-olds. (Jul 1997)
Jim McGreevey on Drugs
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  • Strengthen penalties for drug-related crimes. (Jul 1997)
Jim McGreevey on Education
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  • Fight to improve public schools. (Nov 2001)
  • Brought DARE and character education into schools. (Jun 2001)
  • Supports requiring Holocaust education in schools. (Jun 2001)
  • Supports back-to-basics and tougher standards. (Jun 2001)
  • Private school vouchers abandon the public schools. (Oct 2001)
Jim McGreevey on Energy & Oil
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Jim McGreevey on Environment
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  • Oversaw revitalization of waterfront and parks. (Jun 2001)
  • Sponsored the NJ Pollution Prevention Act. (Jun 2001)
  • More open space protection to combat sprawl. (Jun 2001)
Jim McGreevey on Families & Children
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  • Stricter enforcement of child support. (Jun 2001)
  • Committee for Working Families: chart NJ’s future. (Jan 2001)
  • Working families are the backbone of New Jersey. (Jan 2001)
Jim McGreevey on Foreign Policy
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    No issue stance yet recorded by OnTheIssues.org.
Jim McGreevey on Free Trade
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Jim McGreevey on Government Reform
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  • More government oversight and public advocacy. (Jun 2001)
Jim McGreevey on Gun Control
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  • Maintain New Jersey’s tough gun laws. (Oct 2001)
Jim McGreevey on Health Care
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  • More patient rights and senior protections. (Jun 2001)
  • Supports programs for screening, immunization, & prevention. (Jun 2001)
  • Supports funding mammograms and breast cancer treatment. (Jun 2001)
  • Supports funding senior prescriptions & home health care. (Jun 2001)
Jim McGreevey on Homeland Security
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Jim McGreevey on Immigration
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Jim McGreevey on Jobs
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  • Supports minimum wage and medical leave. (Jun 2001)
Jim McGreevey on Local Issues
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Jim McGreevey on Principles & Values
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Jim McGreevey on Social Security
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Jim McGreevey on Tax Reform
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  • Lower property taxes by fairer rules. (Nov 2001)
  • Pay down debt; less taxes on seniors. (Jun 2001)
Jim McGreevey on Technology
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Jim McGreevey on War & Peace
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Jim McGreevey on Welfare & Poverty
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  • Require unwed mothers to live at home to receive welfare. (Jul 1997)
  • Require work to receive welfare. (Jul 1997)


VoteMatch Responses
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VoteMatch Question & Answer
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Based on these stances:
(Click on topic for excerpt & citation)
Favors topic 1:
Abortion is a woman's right
(7 points on Social scale)
Protect a woman’s right to choose: Favors topic 1
Favors topic 2:
Require companies to hire more women & minorities
(2 points on Economic scale)
End racial profiling: Neutral on topic 2
Supports increased penalties for hate crimes: Favors topic 2
Consider race and sex in making state contract decisions: Strongly Favors topic 2
Opposes topic 3:
Sexual orientation protected by civil rights laws
(2 points on Social scale)
Resigned over gay affair, but opposes gay marriage: Opposes topic 3
Strongly Favors topic 4:
Teach family values in public schools
(0 points on Social scale)
Brought DARE and character education into schools: Strongly Favors topic 4
Supports back-to-basics and tougher standards: Favors topic 4
Favors topic 5:
More federal funding for health coverage
(2 points on Economic scale)
More patient rights and senior protections: Favors topic 5
Supports programs for screening, immunization, & prevention: Favors topic 5
Supports funding mammograms and breast cancer treatment: Favors topic 5
Supports funding senior prescriptions & home health care: Favors topic 5
No opinion on topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
(5 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Strongly Opposes topic 7:
Parents choose schools via vouchers
(0 points on Social scale)
Fight to improve public schools: Strongly Opposes topic 7
Private school vouchers abandon the public schools: Strongly Opposes topic 7
Strongly Favors topic 8:
Death Penalty
(0 points on Social scale)
Expand the death penalty & life sentences: Strongly Favors topic 8
Prosecute juveniles as adults; death penalty for 16-yr-olds: Favors topic 8
Strongly Favors topic 9:
Mandatory Three Strikes sentencing laws
(0 points on Social scale)
More officer & more community policing: Favors topic 9
Supports Three Strikes and serving full sentences: Strongly Favors topic 9
Opposes topic 10:
Absolute right to gun ownership
(2 points on Social scale)
Maintain New Jersey’s tough gun laws: Opposes topic 10
Opposes topic 11:
Decrease overall taxation of the wealthy
(2 points on Economic scale)
Lower property taxes by fairer rules: Neutral on topic 11
Pay down debt; less taxes on seniors: Opposes topic 11
No opinion on topic 12:
Illegal immigrants earn citizenship
(5 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
No opinion on topic 13:
Support & expand free trade
(5 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
No opinion on topic 14:
The Patriot Act harms civil liberties
(5 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
No opinion on topic 15:
More spending on armed forces
(5 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
No opinion on topic 16:
Stricter limits on political campaign funds
(5 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
No opinion on topic 17:
Replace US troops with UN in Iraq
(5 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Strongly Favors topic 18:
Replace coal & oil with alternatives
(0 points on Economic scale)
Oversaw revitalization of waterfront and parks: Favors topic 18
Sponsored the NJ Pollution Prevention Act: Favors topic 18
More open space protection to combat sprawl: Strongly Favors topic 18
Strongly Favors topic 19:
Drug use is immoral: enforce laws against it
(0 points on Social scale)
Strengthen penalties for drug-related crimes: Strongly Favors topic 19
Favors topic 20:
Allow churches to provide welfare services
(2 points on Social scale)
Supports minimum wage and medical leave: Opposes topic 20
Require unwed mothers to live at home to receive welfare: Favors topic 20
Require work to receive welfare: Favors topic 20

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