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Free Trade Health Care Social Security Families & Children
Immigration  Technology Corporations Welfare & Poverty
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Grace Meng on Abortion
Click here for 4 full quotes on Abortion OR background on Abortion.
  • Provide women with access to reproductive health care. (Nov 2012)
  • I consider myself pro-choice. (Sep 2012)
  • Ban anti-abortion limitations on abortion services. (Nov 2013)
  • Endorsed Endorsed by EMILY's list for pro-choice Democratic women. (Aug 2012)
Grace Meng on Budget & Economy
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  • Voted NO on prioritizing spending in case debt limit is reached. (May 2013)
  • Supports federal stimulus spending. (Sep 2012)
Grace Meng on Civil Rights
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  • Pass legislation like the Paycheck Fairness Act. (Nov 2012)
  • Fight for basic civil rights for the LGBT community. (Nov 2012)
  • Voted YES on reauthorizing the Violence Against Women Act. (Feb 2013)
  • Endorsed by The Feminist Majority indicating a pro-women's rights stance. (Aug 2012)
  • Supports same-sex marriage. (Sep 2012)
  • Enforce against anti-gay discrimination in public schools. (Jul 2013)
  • Enforce against wage discrimination based on gender. (Jan 2013)
Grace Meng on Corporations
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  • Voted NO on workforce training by state block grants & industry partners. (Mar 2013)
  • Supports tax incentives for job creation. (Sep 2012)
Grace Meng on Crime
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    No issue stance yet recorded by OnTheIssues.org.
Grace Meng on Drugs
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    No issue stance yet recorded by OnTheIssues.org.
Grace Meng on Education
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  • Fight for funding to keep public schools open. (Nov 2012)
Grace Meng on Energy & Oil
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  • Supports regulating greenhouse gas emissions. (Sep 2012)
  • Opposes offshore energy production. (Sep 2012)
Grace Meng on Environment
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  • Sponsored tightening restrictions on hydrogen sulfide emissions. (Mar 2013)
Grace Meng on Families & Children
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  • More funding & services for victims of domestic violence. (Jan 2013)
Grace Meng on Foreign Policy
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Grace Meng on Free Trade
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Grace Meng on Government Reform
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  • Establish "My Voice Voucher" small campaign contributions. (Feb 2014)
Grace Meng on Gun Control
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  • Require microstamping & more background checks. (Nov 2012)
  • Supports restrictions on gun purchases. (Sep 2012)
  • Ban large-capacity ammunition. (Jan 2013)
  • Stricter regulation on gun show firearm sales. (Jan 2013)
Grace Meng on Health Care
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  • Oppose the right-wing assault on healthcare. (Nov 2012)
  • Opposes repealing ObamaCare. (Sep 2012)
Grace Meng on Homeland Security
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  • Help returning veterans transition to construction jobs. (Nov 2012)
  • Supports targeting suspected terrorists. (Sep 2012)
  • Supports reducing defense spending. (Sep 2012)
Grace Meng on Immigration
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  • Opposes exiting US to apply for citizenship. (Sep 2012)
Grace Meng on Jobs
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  • Voted NO on allowing compensatory time off for working overtime. (Apr 2013)
  • Raise the minimum wage to $10.10 per hour by 2016. (May 2013)
Grace Meng on Principles & Values
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Grace Meng on Social Security
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  • Protect long-term solvency through increased tax fairness. (Nov 2012)
  • Opposes personal retirement accounts. (Sep 2012)
  • Sponsored keeping CPI for benefits instead of lower "Chained CPI". (Jun 2013)
Grace Meng on Tax Reform
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  • Require wealthy individuals & corporations to pay fair share. (Nov 2012)
  • Supports an income tax increase. (Sep 2012)
Grace Meng on Technology
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  • Voted YES on protecting cyber security by sharing data with government. (Apr 2013)
  • Sponsored investing $1 billion in transportation projects. (Mar 2013)
Grace Meng on War & Peace
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  • Remain on offensive against terrorism, including Iran. (Nov 2012)
Grace Meng on Welfare & Poverty
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  • Voted NO on maintaining work requirement for welfare recipients. (Mar 2013)
  • Sponsored maintaining SNAP nutrition assistance program. (Apr 2013)


VoteMatch Responses
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Based on these stances:
(Click on topic for excerpt & citation)
Strongly Favors topic 1:
Abortion is a woman's unrestricted right
(+5 points on Social scale)
Provide women with access to reproductive health care: Favors topic 1
I consider myself pro-choice: Strongly Favors topic 1
Ban anti-abortion limitations on abortion services: Strongly Favors topic 1
Endorsed Endorsed by EMILY's list for pro-choice Democratic women: Strongly Favors topic 1
Strongly Favors topic 2:
Legally require hiring women & minorities
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Pass legislation like the Paycheck Fairness Act: Strongly Favors topic 2
Endorsed by The Feminist Majority indicating a pro-women's rights stance: Strongly Favors topic 2
More funding & services for victims of domestic violence: Strongly Favors topic 2
Enforce against wage discrimination based on gender: Strongly Favors topic 2
YES on reauthorizing the Violence Against Women Act: Favors topic 2
Strongly Favors topic 3:
Comfortable with same-sex marriage
(+5 points on Social scale)
Fight for basic civil rights for the LGBT community: Strongly Favors topic 3
Supports same-sex marriage: Strongly Favors topic 3
Enforce against anti-gay discrimination in public schools: Strongly Favors topic 3
Neutral on topic 4:
Keep God in the public sphere
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Strongly Favors topic 5:
Expand ObamaCare
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Oppose the right-wing assault on healthcare: Strongly Favors topic 5
Opposes repealing ObamaCare: Favors topic 5
Strongly Opposes topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Protect long-term solvency through increased tax fairness: Opposes topic 6
Opposes personal retirement accounts: Strongly Opposes topic 6
Sponsored keeping CPI for benefits instead of lower "Chained CPI": Strongly Opposes topic 6
Strongly Opposes topic 7:
Vouchers for school choice
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Fight for funding to keep public schools open: Strongly Opposes topic 7
Favors topic 8:
Clean air and water are property rights
(+2 points on Social scale)
Sponsored tightening restrictions on hydrogen sulfide emissions: Favors topic 8
Neutral on topic 9:
Stricter punishment reduces crime
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Strongly Opposes topic 10:
Absolute right to gun ownership
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Require microstamping & more background checks: Strongly Opposes topic 10
Supports restrictions on gun purchases: Opposes topic 10
Ban large-capacity ammunition: Opposes topic 10
Stricter regulation on gun show firearm sales: Opposes topic 10
Strongly Favors topic 11:
Higher taxes on the wealthy
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Require wealthy individuals & corporations to pay fair share: Strongly Favors topic 11
Supports an income tax increase: Favors topic 11
Favors topic 12:
Pathway to citizenship for illegal aliens
(+2 points on Social scale)
Opposes exiting US to apply for citizenship: Favors topic 12
Neutral on topic 13:
Support & expand free trade
(0 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Strongly Favors topic 14:
Maintain US sovereignty from UN
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Supports targeting suspected terrorists: Strongly Favors topic 14
Opposes topic 15:
Expand the military
(+2 points on Social scale)
Help returning veterans transition to construction jobs: Favors topic 15
Supports reducing defense spending: Strongly Opposes topic 15
Strongly Favors topic 16:
Stricter limits on voting rights
(-5 points on Social scale)
Establish "My Voice Voucher" small campaign contributions: Strongly Favors topic 16
Opposes topic 17:
Stay out of Iran
(-3 points on Social scale)
Remain on offensive against terrorism, including Iran: Opposes topic 17
Strongly Favors topic 18:
Prioritize green energy
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Supports regulating greenhouse gas emissions: Strongly Favors topic 18
Opposes offshore energy production: Strongly Favors topic 18
Neutral on topic 19:
Never legalize marijuana
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Neutral on topic 20:
Stimulus better than market-led recovery
(0 points on Economic scale)
Supports federal stimulus spending: Strongly Opposes topic 20
Supports tax incentives for job creation: Opposes topic 20
Sponsored investing $1 billion in transportation projects: Favors topic 20
Raise the minimum wage to $10.10 per hour by 2016: Favors topic 20
NO on prioritizing spending in case debt limit is reached: Favors topic 20

Grace Meng is a Populist-Leaning Liberal.
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