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Scott Keller on Abortion
Click here for 6 full quotes on Abortion OR other candidates on Abortion OR background on Abortion.
  • Find non-life-ending options for ending a pregnancy. (Apr 2013)
  • It's not a woman's choice whether baby lives or dies. (Apr 2013)
  • The baby's body is not the woman's body; provide new options. (Apr 2013)
  • Woman's choice over her body, but not partial birth abortion. (Aug 2011)
  • Focus on alternatives: birth control & adoption. (Aug 2011)
  • Pro-life, but it's the woman's right to choose. (Aug 2011)
Scott Keller on Budget & Economy
Click here for 4 full quotes on Budget & Economy OR other candidates on Budget & Economy OR background on Budget & Economy.
  • End the reign of the banker; test a moneyless model. (Apr 2013)
  • Untie hands of non-profits & alternative model businesses. (Apr 2013)
  • Return to sovereign money. (Aug 2011)
  • Federal Reserve is a foreign owned, private bank. (Aug 2011)
Scott Keller on Civil Rights
Click here for 7 full quotes on Civil Rights OR other candidates on Civil Rights OR background on Civil Rights.
  • The term "minority" should never be needed. (Apr 2013)
  • No same-sex adoption; don't condone homosexual behavior. (Apr 2013)
  • Other approach to hiring more women & minorities. (Apr 2013)
  • Favors same-sex domestic partnership benefits. (Apr 2013)
  • I fully support same-sex domestic partnerships. (Aug 2011)
  • Marriage is a state and local issue. (Aug 2011)
  • Empower women & minorities but no affirmative action. (Aug 2011)
Scott Keller on Corporations
Click here for 2 full quotes on Corporations OR other candidates on Corporations OR background on Corporations.
  • Remove corporate personhood. (Apr 2013)
  • No corporate campaign donations of any kind. (Aug 2011)
Scott Keller on Crime
Click here for 4 full quotes on Crime OR other candidates on Crime OR background on Crime.
  • Transform prisons so they help people reform. (Apr 2013)
  • Strongly oppose mandatory Three Strikes sentencing laws. (Apr 2013)
  • Address the root causes of crime, rather than Three Strikes. (Aug 2011)
  • Killing is no "payment" for a crime, not even a murder. (Aug 2011)
Scott Keller on Drugs
Click here for 3 full quotes on Drugs OR other candidates on Drugs OR background on Drugs.
  • No victim, no crime: Legalize marijuana. (Apr 2013)
  • Strongly opposes enforce laws against immoral drug use. (Apr 2013)
  • Drug use isn't immoral, though it's unintelligent. (Aug 2011)
Scott Keller on Education
Click here for 6 full quotes on Education OR other candidates on Education OR background on Education.
  • Education, not reducation: help critical thinking. (Apr 2013)
  • Strongly opposes teacher-led prayer in public schools. (Apr 2013)
  • Communitize instead of government control or privatization. (Apr 2013)
  • We need comprehensive education reform, not NCLB. (Aug 2011)
  • Unfair to turn our schools into pulpit for any religion. (Aug 2011)
  • No privatization of education. (Aug 2011)
Scott Keller on Energy & Oil
Click here for 3 full quotes on Energy & Oil OR other candidates on Energy & Oil OR background on Energy & Oil.
  • Sever our ties to oil; advance solar technology. (Apr 2013)
  • Strongly favors replacing coal & oil with alternatives. (Apr 2013)
  • Replace coal & oil with alternatives. (Aug 2011)
Scott Keller on Environment
Click here for 3 full quotes on Environment OR other candidates on Environment OR background on Environment.
  • We are the stewards of this planet. (Apr 2013)
  • No $2 billion more for Cash for Clunkers program. (Apr 2013)
  • Stop the profit-driven destruction of the planet. (Apr 2013)
Scott Keller on Families & Children
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  • Money should not be a factor in a child's life, period. (Apr 2013)
Scott Keller on Foreign Policy
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  • Be helpers, not conquerors. (Apr 2013)
Scott Keller on Free Trade
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  • Eliminate ALL barriers to free trade. (Apr 2013)
  • Strongly supports expanding free trade. (Apr 2013)
  • Free trade with the full involvement of the people. (Aug 2011)
Scott Keller on Government Reform
Click here for 7 full quotes on Government Reform OR other candidates on Government Reform OR background on Government Reform.
  • Round-robin voting, working up from local to national. (Apr 2013)
  • Eliminate or reduce "retirement pay" for congressmen. (Apr 2013)
  • End government secrecy; restore openness of information. (Apr 2013)
  • Grant Washington DC an Electoral vote & vote in Congress. (Apr 2013)
  • Strongly favors stricter limits on political campaign funds. (Apr 2013)
  • Elections should be 100% free, not for the wealthy. (Aug 2011)
  • Ranked Voting and instant Run off Voting. (Aug 2011)
Scott Keller on Gun Control
Click here for 3 full quotes on Gun Control OR other candidates on Gun Control OR background on Gun Control.
  • 2nd Amendment deters tyranny; not just self-defense. (Apr 2013)
  • Favors absolute right to gun ownership. (Apr 2013)
  • Support 2nd amendment but we shouldn't need it. (Aug 2011)
Scott Keller on Health Care
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  • Health care should be free for everyone and focus on HEALTH. (Apr 2013)
  • Make society's best interest to help people be healthy. (Apr 2013)
  • Encourage non-profit hospitals. (Aug 2011)
  • More funding for health coverage, but change model. (Aug 2011)
Scott Keller on Homeland Security
Click here for 6 full quotes on Homeland Security OR other candidates on Homeland Security OR background on Homeland Security.
  • Shift military from oil police to homeland defenders. (Apr 2013)
  • Shift focus away from conquest. (Apr 2013)
  • Wiretapping is a huge invasion of privacy. (Apr 2013)
  • Wire tapping is a huge invasion of privacy. (Aug 2011)
  • Expand armed forces with shifted focus. (Aug 2011)
  • Expand the military in smart directions. (Aug 2011)
Scott Keller on Immigration
Click here for 8 full quotes on Immigration OR other candidates on Immigration OR background on Immigration.
  • Make immigration more welcoming and helpful. (Apr 2013)
  • Treat immigrants like people regardless of where born. (Apr 2013)
  • Train immigrants coming to America to speak English fluently. (Apr 2013)
  • No more lottery; just invite everyone who wants to come. (Apr 2013)
  • Hard stance on companies hiring illegal immigrants. (Apr 2013)
  • Strongly supports illegal immigrants earning citizenship. (Apr 2013)
  • Change Dream Act so everyone wins. (Aug 2011)
  • Build arcologies at the borders that serve as fences. (Aug 2011)
Scott Keller on Jobs
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  • Job = human hamster wheel. (Apr 2013)
Scott Keller on Principles & Values
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  • Seek the truth; do what works; don't do what doesn't work. (Apr 2013)
  • Society's system of systems is fundamentally flawed. (Apr 2013)
Scott Keller on Social Security
Click here for 6 full quotes on Social Security OR other candidates on Social Security OR background on Social Security.
  • All Social Security money MUST go to Social Security. (Apr 2013)
  • Communitize instead of statism or privatization. (Apr 2013)
  • Make Social Security a non-profit system. (Aug 2011)
  • Privatization opens up Americans to the wolves. (Aug 2011)
  • Retirees have paid their dues. (Aug 2011)
  • Non-monetary communities for retirees. (Aug 2011)
Scott Keller on Tax Reform
Click here for 3 full quotes on Tax Reform OR other candidates on Tax Reform OR background on Tax Reform.
  • No federal taxation, period. (Apr 2013)
  • Strongly opposes making taxes more progressive. (Apr 2013)
  • Don't increase personal federal taxes in any way. (Aug 2011)
Scott Keller on Technology
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  • Technology not to be feared but to be controlled & utilized. (Apr 2013)
Scott Keller on War & Peace
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  • Be about peace and the world will follow. (Apr 2013)
  • Strongly favors US out of Iraq & Afghanistan. (Apr 2013)
  • US out of Iraq and Afghanistan, immediately. (Aug 2011)
Scott Keller on Welfare & Poverty
Click here for 3 full quotes on Welfare & Poverty OR other candidates on Welfare & Poverty OR background on Welfare & Poverty.
  • Welfare is a very ineffective approach to solving poverty. (Apr 2013)
  • Favors allowing churches to provide welfare services. (Apr 2013)
  • We shouldn't NEED welfare; but let churches provide it. (Aug 2011)


VoteMatch Responses
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VoteMatch Question & Answer
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Based on these stances:
(Click on topic for excerpt & citation)
Opposes topic 1:
Abortion is a woman's unrestricted right
(-3 points on Social scale)
Find non-life-ending options for ending a pregnancy: Strongly Opposes topic 1
It's not a woman's choice whether baby lives or dies: Strongly Opposes topic 1
The baby's body is not the woman's body; provide new options: Neutral on topic 1
Woman's choice over her body, but not partial birth abortion: Favors topic 1
Focus on alternatives: birth control & adoption: Favors topic 1
Pro-life, but it's the woman's right to choose: Favors topic 1
Strongly Opposes topic 2:
Legally require hiring women & minorities
(+5 points on Economic scale)
The term "minority" should never be needed: Opposes topic 2
Other approach to hiring more women & minorities: Strongly Opposes topic 2
Empower women & minorities but no affirmative action: Opposes topic 2
Favors topic 3:
Comfortable with same-sex marriage
(+2 points on Social scale)
No same-sex adoption; don't condone homosexual behavior: Strongly Opposes topic 3
Favors same-sex domestic partnership benefits: Favors topic 3
I fully support same-sex domestic partnerships: Strongly Favors topic 3
Marriage is a state and local issue: Favors topic 3
Opposes topic 4:
Keep God in the public sphere
(+2 points on Social scale)
Strongly opposes teacher-led prayer in public schools: Strongly Opposes topic 4
Favors allowing churches to provide welfare services: Favors topic 4
Unfair to turn our schools into pulpit for any religion: Opposes topic 4
We shouldn't NEED welfare; but let churches provide it: Favors topic 4
Favors topic 5:
Expand ObamaCare
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Health care should be free for everyone and focus on HEALTH: Strongly Favors topic 5
Make society's best interest to help people be healthy: Neutral on topic 5
More funding for health coverage, but change model: Favors topic 5
More funding for health coverage, but change model: Favors topic 5
Opposes topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Communitize instead of statism or privatization: Neutral on topic 6
Make Social Security a non-profit system: Opposes topic 6
Privatization opens up Americans to the wolves: Strongly Opposes topic 6
Opposes topic 7:
Vouchers for school choice
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Communitize instead of government control or privatization: Neutral on topic 7
No privatization of education: Opposes topic 7
Strongly Opposes topic 8:
Clean air and water are property rights
(-5 points on Social scale)
We are the stewards of this planet: Strongly Opposes topic 8
Stop the profit-driven destruction of the planet: Strongly Opposes topic 8
Strongly Opposes topic 9:
Stricter punishment reduces crime
(+5 points on Social scale)
Transform prisons so they help people reform: Strongly Opposes topic 9
Strongly oppose mandatory Three Strikes sentencing laws: Strongly Opposes topic 9
Address the root causes of crime, rather than Three Strikes: Opposes topic 9
Killing is no "payment" for a crime, not even a murder: Strongly Opposes topic 9
Strongly Favors topic 10:
Absolute right to gun ownership
(+5 points on Economic scale)
2nd Amendment deters tyranny; not just self-defense: Strongly Favors topic 10
Favors absolute right to gun ownership: Favors topic 10
Support 2nd amendment but we shouldn't need it: Favors topic 10
Strongly Opposes topic 11:
Higher taxes on the wealthy
(+5 points on Economic scale)
No federal taxation, period: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Strongly opposes making taxes more progressive: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Don't increase personal federal taxes in any way: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Favors topic 12:
Pathway to citizenship for illegal aliens
(+2 points on Social scale)
Make immigration more welcoming and helpful: Strongly Favors topic 12
Treat immigrants like people regardless of where born: Strongly Favors topic 12
Train immigrants coming to America to speak English fluently: Strongly Opposes topic 12
No more lottery; just invite everyone who wants to come: Strongly Favors topic 12
Hard stance on companies hiring illegal immigrants: Opposes topic 12
Strongly supports illegal immigrants earning citizenship: Strongly Favors topic 12
Change Dream Act so everyone wins: Favors topic 12
Build arcologies at the borders that serve as fences: Opposes topic 12
Strongly Favors topic 13:
Support & expand free trade
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Eliminate ALL barriers to free trade: Strongly Favors topic 13
Strongly supports expanding free trade: Strongly Favors topic 13
Free trade with the full involvement of the people: Favors topic 13
No opinion on topic 14:
Maintain US sovereignty from UN
(0 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Favors topic 15:
Expand the military
(-3 points on Social scale)
Shift military from oil police to homeland defenders: Strongly Opposes topic 15
Shift focus away from conquest: Neutral on topic 15
Expand armed forces with shifted focus: Favors topic 15
Expand the military in smart directions: Strongly Favors topic 15
Strongly Favors topic 16:
Stricter limits on voting rights
(-5 points on Social scale)
Remove corporate personhood: Strongly Favors topic 16
Strongly favors stricter limits on political campaign funds: Strongly Favors topic 16
No corporate campaign donations of any kind: Strongly Favors topic 16
Elections should be 100% free, not for the wealthy: Favors topic 16
Strongly Favors topic 17:
Stay out of Iran
(+5 points on Social scale)
Be helpers, not conquerors: Strongly Favors topic 17
Be about peace and the world will follow: Strongly Favors topic 17
Strongly favors US out of Iraq & Afghanistan: Strongly Favors topic 17
US out of Iraq and Afghanistan, immediately: Strongly Favors topic 17
Strongly Favors topic 18:
Prioritize green energy
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Sever our ties to oil; advance solar technology: Strongly Favors topic 18
Strongly favors replacing coal & oil with alternatives: Strongly Favors topic 18
Replace coal & oil with alternatives: Strongly Favors topic 18
Strongly Opposes topic 19:
Never legalize marijuana
(+5 points on Social scale)
No victim, no crime: Legalize marijuana: Strongly Opposes topic 19
Strongly opposes enforce laws against immoral drug use: Strongly Opposes topic 19
Drug use isn't immoral, though it's unintelligent: Opposes topic 19
No opinion on topic 20:
Stimulus better than market-led recovery
(0 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)

Scott Keller is a Centrist.
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