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Chris Lee on Abortion
Click here for 2 full quotes on Abortion OR background on Abortion.
  • Bar funding for abortion under federal Obamacare plans. (Jul 2010)
  • Prohibit federal funding for abortion. (May 2011)
Chris Lee on Budget & Economy
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  • Voted YES on $192B additional anti-recession stimulus spending. (Jul 2009)
  • Voted NO on modifying bankruptcy rules to avoid mortgage foreclosures. (Mar 2009)
  • Voted NO on additional $825 billion for economic recovery package. (Jan 2009)
  • Voted NO on monitoring TARP funds to ensure more mortgage relief. (Jan 2009)
  • Balanced Budget Amendment with 3/5 vote to override. (Jan 2009)
  • Member of the House Republican Economic Recovery Working Group. (Sep 2010)
  • Reclaim all bonuses paid to AIG executives & employees. (Mar 2009)
Chris Lee on Civil Rights
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    No issue stance yet recorded by OnTheIssues.org.
Chris Lee on Corporations
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  • Voted NO on more funding for nanotechnology R&D and commercialization. (Jul 2009)
  • Rated 0% by UFCW, indicating a pro-management voting record. (May 2012)
Chris Lee on Crime
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  • Voted NO on enforcing against anti-gay hate crimes. (Apr 2009)
Chris Lee on Drugs
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    No issue stance yet recorded by OnTheIssues.org.
Chris Lee on Education
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  • Voted NO on $40B for green public schools. (May 2009)
Chris Lee on Energy & Oil
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  • Increase American-made energy through exploration. (Nov 2008)
  • Voted NO on enforcing limits on CO2 global warming pollution. (Jun 2009)
  • Bar greenhouse gases from Clean Air Act rules. (Jan 2009)
Chris Lee on Environment
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  • Voted YES on $2 billion more for Cash for Clunkers program. (Jul 2009)
  • Voted NO on protecting free-roaming horses and burros. (Jul 2009)
  • Make tax deduction permanent for conservation easements. (Mar 2009)
Chris Lee on Families & Children
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  • Voted NO on four weeks of paid parental leave for federal employees. (Jun 2009)
Chris Lee on Foreign Policy
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  • Voted NO on supporting democratic institutions in Pakistan. (Jun 2009)
  • Commitment to unbreakable U.S.-Israel bond. (Mar 2010)
Chris Lee on Free Trade
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  • Tariffs against countries undervaluing their currency. (May 2009)
Chris Lee on Government Reform
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  • Voted NO on Senate pay raise. (Jun 2009)
  • Repeal automatic Congressional pay raises. (Jan 2009)
Chris Lee on Gun Control
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  • National cross-state standard for concealed carry. (Jan 2009)
  • Allow reloading spent military small arms ammunition. (Apr 2009)
Chris Lee on Health Care
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  • Develop market-based approach to affordable healthcare. (Nov 2008)
  • Voted YES on regulating tobacco as a drug. (Apr 2009)
  • Voted YES on expanding the Children's Health Insurance Program. (Jan 2009)
Chris Lee on Homeland Security
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  • Free postage for soldiers serving abroad. (Jan 2009)
  • Military spouses don't lose voting residency while abroad. (Feb 2009)
Chris Lee on Immigration
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    No issue stance yet recorded by OnTheIssues.org.
Chris Lee on Jobs
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Chris Lee on Principles & Values
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  • Member of the House Republican Young Guns. (Sep 2010)
Chris Lee on Social Security
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    No issue stance yet recorded by OnTheIssues.org.
Chris Lee on Tax Reform
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  • Taxes are too high, too burdensome & too complex. (Nov 2008)
  • Taxpayer Protection Pledge: no new taxes. (Aug 2010)
  • No European-style VAT (value-added tax). (May 2010)
  • Member of House Ways and Means Committee. (Mar 2011)
Chris Lee on Technology
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  • Voted NO on delaying digital TV conversion by four months. (Mar 2009)
  • Prohibit the return of the Fairness Doctrine. (Jan 2009)
  • No performance royalties for radio music. (Mar 2009)
Chris Lee on War & Peace
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  • Sanctions on Iran to end nuclear program. (Apr 2009)
Chris Lee on Welfare & Poverty
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  • Voted YES on instituting National Service as a new social invention. (Mar 2009)


VoteMatch Responses
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VoteMatch Question & Answer
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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)
Bar funding for abortion under federal Obamacare plans: Opposes topic 1
Prohibit federal funding for abortion: Strongly Opposes topic 1
Neutral on topic 2:
Require hiring more women & minorities
(0 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Opposes topic 3:
Same-sex domestic partnership benefits
(-3 points on Social scale)
NO on enforcing against anti-gay hate crimes: Opposes topic 3
Neutral on topic 4:
Teacher-led prayer in public schools
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Neutral on topic 8:
Death Penalty
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Neutral on topic 9:
Mandatory Three Strikes sentencing laws
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Strongly Favors topic 10:
Absolute right to gun ownership
(+5 points on Economic scale)
National cross-state standard for concealed carry: Strongly Favors topic 10
Allow reloading spent military small arms ammunition: Strongly Favors topic 10
Neutral on topic 5:
More federal funding for health coverage
(0 points on Economic scale)
Develop market-based approach to affordable healthcare: Strongly Opposes topic 5
YES on expanding the Children's Health Insurance Program: Favors topic 5
YES on regulating tobacco as a drug: Favors topic 5
Neutral on topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
(0 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Favors topic 7:
Parents choose schools via vouchers
(+2 points on Economic scale)
NO on $40B for green public schools: Favors topic 7
Opposes topic 18:
Replace coal & oil with alternatives
(+2 points on Economic scale)
Increase American-made energy through exploration: Strongly Opposes topic 18
Bar greenhouse gases from Clean Air Act rules: Strongly Opposes topic 18
NO on enforcing limits on CO2 global warming pollution: Opposes topic 18
YES on $2 billion more for Cash for Clunkers program: Favors topic 18
Neutral on topic 19:
Drug use is immoral: enforce laws against it
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Opposes topic 20:
Allow churches to provide welfare services
(-3 points on Economic scale)
YES on instituting National Service as a new social invention: Opposes topic 20
Strongly Opposes topic 11:
Make taxes more progressive
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Taxes are too high, too burdensome & too complex: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Taxpayer Protection Pledge: no new taxes: Strongly Opposes topic 11
No European-style VAT (value-added tax): Opposes topic 11
Neutral on topic 12:
Illegal immigrants earn citizenship
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Opposes topic 13:
Support & expand free trade
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Tariffs against countries undervaluing their currency: Opposes topic 13
Favors topic 15:
Expand the armed forces
(-3 points on Social scale)
Free postage for soldiers serving abroad: Favors topic 15
Favors topic 16:
Stricter limits on political campaign funds
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Military spouses don't lose voting residency while abroad: Favors topic 16
Repeal automatic Congressional pay raises: Favors topic 16
Neutral on topic 14:
The Patriot Act harms civil liberties
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Opposes topic 17:
US out of Iraq & Afghanistan
(-3 points on Social scale)
Sanctions on Iran to end nuclear program: Opposes topic 17

Chris Lee is a Moderate Populist Conservative.
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