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Kathy Hochul on Abortion
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  • Endorsed by NARAL Pro-Choice New York. (May 2011)
Kathy Hochul on Budget & Economy
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  • Increase debt limit from $14.3 trillion to $16.7 trillion. (Jul 2011)
Kathy Hochul on Civil Rights
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  • Constitutional Amendment for women's equal rights. (Jun 2011)
  • Prohibit sexual-identity discrimination at schools. (Mar 2011)
Kathy Hochul on Corporations
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  • Rated 100% by UFCW, indicating an anti-management/pro-labor record. (May 2012)
Kathy Hochul on Crime
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  • Created transitional home for victims of domestic violence. (May 2011)
Kathy Hochul on Drugs
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    No issue stance yet recorded by OnTheIssues.org.
Kathy Hochul on Education
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Kathy Hochul on Energy & Oil
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  • $5 billion in tax credits for alternative energy projects. (Mar 2011)
Kathy Hochul on Environment
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    No issue stance yet recorded by OnTheIssues.org.
Kathy Hochul on Families & Children
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    No issue stance yet recorded by OnTheIssues.org.
Kathy Hochul on Foreign Policy
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  • Rated -1 by AAI, indicating a mixed Arab/Palestine voting record. (May 2012)
Kathy Hochul on Free Trade
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  • Impose tariffs against countries which manipulate currency. (Feb 2011)
  • Require open markets for US goods in all trade agreements. (May 2011)
Kathy Hochul on Government Reform
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  • Ban stock trading based on Congressional insider knowledge. (Nov 2011)
Kathy Hochul on Gun Control
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  • Streamlined the Pistol Permit process. (May 2011)
Kathy Hochul on Health Care
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  • OpEd: Changing Medicare scared the heck out of seniors. (Dec 2011)
  • Don't replace Medicare with vouchers. (May 2011)
Kathy Hochul on Homeland Security
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  • Served as counsel to a homeland security corporation. (May 2011)
Kathy Hochul on Immigration
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Kathy Hochul on Jobs
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  • Rated 0% by CEI, indicating a pro-worker rights voting record. (May 2012)
Kathy Hochul on Principles & Values
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Kathy Hochul on Social Security
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  • Endorsed by National Committee to Preserve Social Security. (May 2011)
Kathy Hochul on Tax Reform
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  • Remove Thruway tolls & new license plate mandate. (May 2011)
Kathy Hochul on Technology
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Kathy Hochul on War & Peace
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  • Voted NO on banning armed forces in Libya without Congressional approval. (Jun 2011)
  • No contact & enforce sanctions on Iran until threat is gone. (May 2011)
  • Boycott & sanctions against Iran for terrorism & nukes. (May 2011)
  • Counter Iran's growing presence in Latin America. (Jan 2012)
Kathy Hochul on Welfare & Poverty
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VoteMatch Responses
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Based on these stances:
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Strongly Favors topic 1:
Abortion is a woman's right
(+5 points on Social scale)
Endorsed by NARAL Pro-Choice New York: Strongly Favors topic 1
Strongly Favors topic 2:
Require hiring more women & minorities
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Constitutional Amendment for women's equal rights: Strongly Favors topic 2
Strongly Favors topic 3:
Same-sex domestic partnership benefits
(+5 points on Social scale)
Prohibit sexual-identity discrimination at schools: Strongly Favors 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)
Favors topic 9:
Mandatory Three Strikes sentencing laws
(-3 points on Social scale)
Created transitional home for victims of domestic violence: Favors topic 9
Favors topic 10:
Absolute right to gun ownership
(+2 points on Economic scale)
Streamlined the Pistol Permit process: Favors topic 10
Strongly Favors topic 5:
More federal funding for health coverage
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Don't replace Medicare with vouchers: Strongly Favors topic 5
Strongly Opposes topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Endorsed by National Committee to Preserve Social Security: Strongly Opposes topic 6
Neutral on topic 7:
Parents choose schools via vouchers
(0 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Favors topic 18:
Replace coal & oil with alternatives
(-3 points on Economic scale)
$5 billion in tax credits for alternative energy projects: 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)
Neutral 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)
Remove Thruway tolls & new license plate mandate: 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)
Impose tariffs against countries which manipulate currency: Opposes topic 13
Require open markets for US goods in all trade agreements: Opposes topic 13
Favors topic 15:
Expand the armed forces
(-3 points on Social scale)
Served as counsel to a homeland security corporation: Favors topic 15
Strongly Favors topic 16:
Stricter limits on political campaign funds
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Ban stock trading based on Congressional insider knowledge: Strongly 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)
Strongly Opposes topic 17:
US out of Iraq & Afghanistan
(-5 points on Social scale)
No contact & enforce sanctions on Iran until threat is gone: Strongly Opposes topic 17
Boycott & sanctions against Iran for terrorism & nukes: Opposes topic 17
Counter Iran's growing presence in Latin America: Strongly Opposes topic 17
NO on banning armed forces in Libya without Congressional approval: Opposes topic 17

Kathy Hochul is a Moderate Liberal Populist.
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