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Matt Blunt on Abortion
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  • Abortions only for incest, rape, or maternal life. (Nov 1998)
Matt Blunt on Budget & Economy
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Matt Blunt on Civil Rights
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  • No affirmative action in state contracts nor colleges. (Nov 1998)
  • No same-sex marriage; no gay discrimination laws. (Nov 1998)
Matt Blunt on Corporations
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Matt Blunt on Crime
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  • Supports the death penalty. (Nov 1998)
  • More prisons; less parole. (Nov 1998)
Matt Blunt on Drugs
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  • Strength penalties for drugs, especially meth. (Nov 1998)
Matt Blunt on Education
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  • Endorse teacher-led voluntary prayer in public schools. (Nov 1998)
  • Supports private investment in public schools. (Nov 1998)
Matt Blunt on Energy & Oil
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  • Proposes E-10 10% ethanol standard in gasoline. (May 2006)
Matt Blunt on Environment
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Matt Blunt on Families & Children
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Matt Blunt on Foreign Policy
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Matt Blunt on Free Trade
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  • Negotiate with European businesses for more Missouri exports. (Mar 2006)
Matt Blunt on Government Reform
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  • Limit campaign donations, but no public funding. (Nov 1998)
Matt Blunt on Gun Control
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  • Repeal restrictions on purchase & possession of firearms. (Nov 1998)
Matt Blunt on Health Care
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  • Allow small businesses to form association health plans. (Jul 2006)
Matt Blunt on Homeland Security
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Matt Blunt on Immigration
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Matt Blunt on Jobs
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Matt Blunt on Principles & Values
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Matt Blunt on Social Security
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Matt Blunt on Tax Reform
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  • No new taxes; and streamline government. (May 2006)
  • $12B in federal economic stimulus as state block grants. (Jan 2008)
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VoteMatch Responses
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Based on these stances:
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Strongly Opposes topic 1:
Abortion is a woman's right
(-5 points on Social scale)
Abortions only for incest, rape, or maternal life: Strongly Opposes topic 1
Strongly Opposes topic 2:
Require hiring more women & minorities
(+5 points on Economic scale)
No affirmative action in state contracts nor colleges: Strongly Opposes topic 2
Strongly Opposes topic 3:
Same-sex domestic partnership benefits
(-5 points on Social scale)
No same-sex marriage; no gay discrimination laws: Strongly Opposes topic 3
Strongly Favors topic 4:
Teacher-led prayer in public schools
(-5 points on Social scale)
Endorse teacher-led voluntary prayer in public schools: Strongly Favors topic 4
Strongly Favors topic 8:
Death Penalty
(-5 points on Social scale)
Supports the death penalty: Strongly Favors topic 8
Strongly Favors topic 9:
Mandatory Three Strikes sentencing laws
(-5 points on Social scale)
More prisons; less parole: Strongly Favors topic 9
Strongly Favors topic 10:
Absolute right to gun ownership
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Repeal restrictions on purchase & possession of firearms: Strongly Favors topic 10
Opposes topic 5:
More federal funding for health coverage
(+2 points on Economic scale)
Allow small businesses to form association health plans: Opposes topic 5
No opinion on topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
(0 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Strongly Favors topic 7:
Parents choose schools via vouchers
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Supports private investment in public schools: Strongly Favors topic 7
Favors topic 18:
Replace coal & oil with alternatives
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Proposes E-10 10% ethanol standard in gasoline: Favors topic 18
Strongly Favors topic 19:
Drug use is immoral: enforce laws against it
(-5 points on Social scale)
Strength penalties for drugs, especially meth: Strongly Favors topic 19
No opinion on topic 20:
Allow churches to provide welfare services
(0 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Opposes topic 11:
Make taxes more progressive
(+2 points on Economic scale)
No new taxes; and streamline government: Strongly Opposes topic 11
$12B in federal economic stimulus as state block grants: Favors topic 11
No opinion on topic 12:
Illegal immigrants earn citizenship
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Favors topic 13:
Support & expand free trade
(+2 points on Economic scale)
Negotiate with European businesses for more Missouri exports: Favors topic 13
No opinion on topic 15:
Expand the armed forces
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Favors topic 16:
Stricter limits on political campaign funds
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Limit campaign donations, but no public funding: Favors topic 16
No opinion on topic 14:
The Patriot Act harms civil liberties
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
No opinion on topic 17:
US out of Iraq & Afghanistan
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)

Matt Blunt is a Populist-Leaning Conservative.
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