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Following are the bill sponsorships, open letters, and public writings used to indicate candidates' stances on the issues. Votes which include "VoteMatch Usage" are scored as VoteMatch quiz responses. Those without a VoteMatch usage are included only on each candidate's main issues page.
Government Reform
Public NoteVote descriptionVoteMatch UsageParticipants
09-HR393
on Jan 9, 2009
(1) Sunset Act: review every federal agency every 12 years or (2) Sponsored Sunset Act to close agencies every 12 years (Not used in VoteMatch) Democrats: 2
Republicans: 42
Independents: 0

Gun Control
Public NoteVote descriptionVoteMatch UsageParticipants
09-HR197
on Jan 6, 2009
(1) National cross-state standard for concealed carry or (2) Sponsored bill for national standard for concealed carry Participating counts on VoteMatch question 10. Democrats: 65
Republicans: 248
Independents: 10


                                                                                                                                                                               
  

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