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Mike McMahon on Abortion
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  • Focus on preventing pregnancy, plus emergency contraception. (Jan 2009)
Mike McMahon on Budget & Economy
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  • Voted YES on $192B additional anti-recession stimulus spending. (Jul 2009)
  • Voted YES on modifying bankruptcy rules to avoid mortgage foreclosures. (Mar 2009)
  • Voted YES on additional $825 billion for economic recovery package. (Jan 2009)
  • Voted YES on monitoring TARP funds to ensure more mortgage relief. (Jan 2009)
Mike McMahon on Civil Rights
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  • Honor the 100th anniversary of the NAACP. (Jan 2009)
Mike McMahon on Corporations
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  • Voted NO on letting shareholders vote on executive compensation. (Jul 2009)
  • Voted YES on more funding for nanotechnology R&D and commercialization. (Jul 2009)
Mike McMahon on Crime
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  • Voted YES on enforcing against anti-gay hate crimes. (Apr 2009)
Mike McMahon on Drugs
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Mike McMahon on Education
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  • Voted YES on $40B for green public schools. (May 2009)
Mike McMahon on Energy & Oil
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  • Cut greenhouse gas emissions in half by 2050. (Nov 2008)
  • Voted YES on enforcing limits on CO2 global warming pollution. (Jun 2009)
Mike McMahon on Environment
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  • Voted YES on $2 billion more for Cash for Clunkers program. (Jul 2009)
  • Voted YES on protecting free-roaming horses and burros. (Jul 2009)
Mike McMahon on Families & Children
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  • Voted YES on four weeks of paid parental leave for federal employees. (Jun 2009)
Mike McMahon on Foreign Policy
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  • Voted YES on supporting democratic institutions in Pakistan. (Jun 2009)
Mike McMahon on Free Trade
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Mike McMahon on Government Reform
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  • Voted YES on Congressional pay raise. (Jun 2009)
Mike McMahon on Gun Control
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Mike McMahon on Health Care
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  • Expand SCHIP; apply federal healthcare for all. (Nov 2008)
  • Voted YES on regulating tobacco as a drug. (Apr 2009)
  • Voted YES on expanding the Children's Health Insurance Program. (Jan 2009)
Mike McMahon on Homeland Security
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Mike McMahon on Immigration
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Mike McMahon on Jobs
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  • Pay men and women equal and fair wages. (Nov 2008)
  • Ban discriminatory compensation; allow 2 years to sue. (Jan 2009)
  • Stronger enforcement against gender-based pay discrimination. (Jan 2009)
Mike McMahon on Principles & Values
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Mike McMahon on Social Security
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  • Privatized investment accounts are simply unacceptable. (Nov 2008)
Mike McMahon on Tax Reform
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Mike McMahon on Technology
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  • Voted YES on delaying digital TV conversion by four months. (Mar 2009)
Mike McMahon on War & Peace
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  • End misguided policies & remove troops & bases from Iraq. (Nov 2008)
  • Sanctions on Iran to end nuclear program. (Apr 2009)
Mike McMahon 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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Favors topic 1:
Abortion is a woman's right
(+2 points on Social scale)
Focus on preventing pregnancy, plus emergency contraception: Favors topic 1
Favors topic 2:
Require hiring more women & minorities
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Pay men and women equal and fair wages: Favors topic 2
Ban discriminatory compensation; allow 2 years to sue: Favors topic 2
Stronger enforcement against gender-based pay discrimination: Favors topic 2
Honor the 100th anniversary of the NAACP: Favors topic 2
Favors topic 3:
Same-sex domestic partnership benefits
(+2 points on Social scale)
YES on enforcing against anti-gay hate crimes: 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)
Neutral on topic 9:
Mandatory Three Strikes sentencing laws
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Neutral on topic 10:
Absolute right to gun ownership
(0 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Strongly Favors topic 5:
More federal funding for health coverage
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Expand SCHIP; apply federal healthcare for all: Strongly Favors topic 5
YES on expanding the Children's Health Insurance Program: Favors topic 5
YES on regulating tobacco as a drug: Favors topic 5
Strongly Opposes topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Privatized investment accounts are simply unacceptable: Strongly Opposes topic 6
Opposes topic 7:
Parents choose schools via vouchers
(-3 points on Economic scale)
YES on $40B for green public schools: Opposes topic 7
Strongly Favors topic 18:
Replace coal & oil with alternatives
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Cut greenhouse gas emissions in half by 2050: Strongly Favors topic 18
YES on enforcing limits on CO2 global warming pollution: Favors 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
Neutral on topic 11:
Make taxes more progressive
(0 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Neutral on topic 12:
Illegal immigrants earn citizenship
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Neutral on topic 13:
Support & expand free trade
(0 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Neutral on topic 15:
Expand the armed forces
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Neutral on topic 16:
Stricter limits on political campaign funds
(0 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Neutral on topic 14:
The Patriot Act harms civil liberties
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Favors topic 17:
US out of Iraq
(+2 points on Social scale)
End misguided policies & remove troops & bases from Iraq: Strongly Favors topic 17
Sanctions on Iran to end nuclear program: Opposes topic 17

Mike McMahon is a Moderate Liberal Populist.
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