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2012 Republican nominees:
Paul Ryan
(Wisconsin Representative): Selected by Mitt Romney for V.P. Aug. 11.
Mitt Romney
(Former Massachusetts Governor): Publicly announced candidacy June 3.

2012 Democratic incumbents:
Barack Obama
(IL Senator).
Joe Biden
(DE Senator).

2012 Third Party contenders:
Rocky Anderson
(Justice Party)
Andre Barnett
(Reform Party)
Virgil Goode
(Former U.S. House Rep.): Constitution Party nominee.
Gary Johnson
(Former New Mexico Governor): Publicly announced Libertarian candidacy Dec. 21.
Scott Keller
(Independent)
JL Mealer
(Independent)
Buddy Roemer
(former Louisiana Governor). Candidate for GOP and AmericansElect.
Robert Steele
(Reform Party)
Jill Stein
(Green Party)

2012 Republican withdrawals:
Michele Bachmann
(Minnesota Representative): Withdrew Jan. 4.
Michael Bloomberg
(NYC Mayor). Opted out of race, Feb. 8, 2011.
Herman Cain
(Radio talk-show host): Suspended candidacy Dec. 3.
Chris Christie
(New Jersey Governor). Opted out of presidential race.
Jim DeMint
(South Carolina Senator). Never entered race.
Newt Gingrich
(Former Speaker of the House): Publicly announced candidacy May 12.
Rudy Giuliani
(former NYC Mayor). Never entered race.
Mike Huckabee
(Former Arkansas Governor): Opted out of presidential race May 15.
Jon Huntsman
(former Utah Governor and Ambassador to China). Withdrew Jan. 15
Thad McCotter (Michigan Representative): Publicly announced candidacy July 2.
Sarah Palin
(former Alaska Governor). Opted out of presidential race Oct. 5.
Ron Paul
(Texas Representative): Publicly announced candidacy April 28.
Tim Pawlenty
(Former Minnesota Governor): Publicly announced candidacy May 24.
Rick Perry
(Texas Governor): Publicly announced candidacy Aug. 11.
Rick Santorum
(Former Pennsylvania Senator): Publicly announced candidacy June 6; withdrew April 11, 2012.
Donald Trump
(Real estate mogul): Opted out of presidential race May 16.

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Scott Keller on Abortion
Click here for 3 full quotes on Abortion OR other candidates on Abortion OR background on Abortion.
  • 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
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  • Return to sovereign money. (Aug 2011)
  • Federal Reserve is a foreign owned, private bank. (Aug 2011)
Scott Keller on Civil Rights
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  • 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
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  • No corporate campaign donations of any kind. (Aug 2011)
Scott Keller on Crime
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  • 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
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  • Drug use isn't immoral, though it's unintelligent. (Aug 2011)
Scott Keller on Education
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  • 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
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  • Replace coal & oil with alternatives. (Aug 2011)
Scott Keller on Environment
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    No issue stance yet recorded by OnTheIssues.org.
Scott Keller on Families & Children
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    No issue stance yet recorded by OnTheIssues.org.
Scott Keller on Foreign Policy
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    No issue stance yet recorded by OnTheIssues.org.
Scott Keller on Free Trade
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  • Free trade with the full involvement of the people. (Aug 2011)
Scott Keller on Government Reform
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  • 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
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  • Support 2nd amendment but we shouldn't need it. (Aug 2011)
Scott Keller on Health Care
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  • Encourage non-profit hospitals. (Aug 2011)
  • More funding for health coverage, but change model. (Aug 2011)
Scott Keller on Homeland Security
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  • 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
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  • 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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    No issue stance yet recorded by OnTheIssues.org.
Scott Keller on Principles & Values
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    No issue stance yet recorded by OnTheIssues.org.
Scott Keller on Social Security
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  • 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
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  • Don't increase personal federal taxes in any way. (Aug 2011)
Scott Keller on Technology
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    No issue stance yet recorded by OnTheIssues.org.
Scott Keller on War & Peace
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  • US out of Iraq and Afghanistan, immediately. (Aug 2011)
Scott Keller on Welfare & Poverty
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  • 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:
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Favors topic 1:
Abortion is a woman's right
(+2 points on Social scale)
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
Opposes topic 2:
Require hiring more women & minorities
(+2 points on Economic scale)
Empower women & minorities but no affirmative action: Opposes topic 2
Strongly Favors topic 3:
Same-sex domestic partnership benefits
(+5 points on Social scale)
I fully support same-sex domestic partnerships: Strongly Favors topic 3
Marriage is a state and local issue: Favors topic 3
Opposes topic 4:
Teacher-led prayer in public schools
(+2 points on Social scale)
Unfair to turn our schools into pulpit for any religion: Opposes topic 4
Strongly Opposes topic 8:
Death Penalty
(+5 points on Social scale)
Killing is no "payment" for a crime, not even a murder: Strongly Opposes topic 8
Opposes topic 9:
Mandatory Three Strikes sentencing laws
(+2 points on Social scale)
Address the root causes of crime, rather than Three Strikes: Opposes topic 9
Favors topic 10:
Absolute right to gun ownership
(+2 points on Economic scale)
Support 2nd amendment but we shouldn't need it: Favors topic 10
Favors topic 5:
More federal funding for health coverage
(-3 points on Economic scale)
More funding for health coverage, but change model: Favors topic 5
Strongly Opposes topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Make Social Security a non-profit system: Opposes topic 6
Privatization opens up Americans to the wolves: Strongly Opposes topic 6
Opposes topic 7:
Parents choose schools via vouchers
(-3 points on Economic scale)
No privatization of education: Opposes topic 7
Strongly Favors topic 18:
Replace coal & oil with alternatives
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Replace coal & oil with alternatives: Strongly Favors topic 18
Opposes topic 19:
Drug use is immoral: enforce laws against it
(+2 points on Social scale)
Drug use isn't immoral, though it's unintelligent: Opposes topic 19
Favors topic 20:
Allow churches to provide welfare services
(+2 points on Economic scale)
We shouldn't NEED welfare; but let churches provide it: Favors topic 20
Strongly Opposes topic 11:
Make taxes more progressive
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Don't increase personal federal taxes in any way: Strongly Opposes topic 11
No opinion on topic 12:
Illegal immigrants earn citizenship
(0 points on Social scale)
Change Dream Act so everyone wins: Favors topic 12
Build arcologies at the borders that serve as fences: Opposes topic 12
Favors topic 13:
Support & expand free trade
(+2 points on Economic scale)
Free trade with the full involvement of the people: Favors topic 13
Strongly Favors topic 15:
Expand the armed forces
(-5 points on Social scale)
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 political campaign funds
(-5 points on Economic scale)
No corporate campaign donations of any kind: Strongly Favors topic 16
Elections should be 100% free, not for the wealthy: Favors topic 16
Favors topic 14:
The Patriot Act harms civil liberties
(+2 points on Social scale)
Wire tapping is a huge invasion of privacy: Favors topic 14
Strongly Favors topic 17:
US out of Iraq & Afghanistan
(+5 points on Social scale)
US out of Iraq and Afghanistan, immediately: Strongly Favors topic 17

Scott Keller is a Moderate Libertarian Liberal.
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