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Mike Rawlings on VoteMatch

 

 



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No opinion on topic 1:
Abortion is a woman's unrestricted right
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No opinion on topic 2:
Legally require hiring women & minorities
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Opposes topic 3:
Comfortable with same-sex marriage
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Refused "Mayors for the Freedom to Marry" petition: Strongly Opposes topic 3
Require city contractors to offer domestic partner benefits: Favors topic 3
No opinion on topic 4:
Keep God in the public sphere
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Strongly Favors topic 5:
Expand ObamaCare
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2005: $24 million for "The Bridge": health care for homeless: Strongly Favors topic 5
No opinion on topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
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Opposes topic 7:
Vouchers for school choice
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Public-private partnerships are critical to public schools: Favors topic 7
Let families know they can depend on our public schools: Strongly Opposes topic 7
Lobby for public school funding and initiatives: Strongly Opposes topic 7
Favors topic 8:
Society bears cost of pollution
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Parks & recreation are critical to Trinity River Project: Favors topic 8
No opinion on topic 9:
Stricter punishment reduces crime
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No opinion on topic 10:
Absolute right to gun ownership
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No opinion on topic 11:
Higher taxes on the wealthy
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Opposes topic 12:
Pathway to citizenship for illegal aliens
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Enforce federal immigration statutes: Opposes topic 12
No opinion on topic 13:
Support & expand free trade
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No opinion on topic 14:
Support American Exceptionalism
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No opinion on topic 15:
Expand the military
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No opinion on topic 16:
Make voter registration easier
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No opinion on topic 17:
Avoid foreign entanglements
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Strongly Favors topic 18:
Prioritize green energy
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Never support drilling that creates safety hazard: Favors topic 18
Moratorium on gas drilling; no fracking until proven safe: Strongly Favors topic 18
No opinion on topic 19:
Marijuana is a gateway drug
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Opposes topic 20:
Stimulus better than market-led recovery
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Use recession to make city government smaller & efficient: Opposes topic 20

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Julian Castro (D,San Antonio,TX)
Rahm Emanuel (D,Chicago)
Phil Gordon (D,Phoenix)
Michael Nutter (D,Philadelphia)
Annise Parker (D,Houston)
Mike Rawlings (D,Dallas)
Jerry Sanders (R,San Diego)

Former Mayors:
Mike Bloomberg (I,New York City)
Cory Booker (D,Newark,NJ)
Rocky Anderson (I,Salt Lake City)
Tom Barrett (D,Milwaukee,WI)
Jerry Brown (D,Oaklan