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Brian Herr on Abortion
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  • Supports abortion rights. (Jan 2014)
Brian Herr on Budget & Economy
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  • Limited Hopkinton annual property tax increase to under 2.5%. (Aug 2010)
  • Control spending; oppose earmarks; reduce national debt. (Aug 2010)
Brian Herr on Civil Rights
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  • Supports gay marriage as an issue of equal rights. (Jan 2014)
Brian Herr on Corporations
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  • 29 years in the commercial construction business. (Feb 2014)
Brian Herr on Crime
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Brian Herr on Drugs
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Brian Herr on Education
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  • Schools are best run at the local level; end Dept. of Ed. (Aug 2010)
Brian Herr on Energy & Oil
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Brian Herr on Environment
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Brian Herr on Families & Children
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Brian Herr on Foreign Policy
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  • I believe in diplomacy; but keep terrorists out. (Aug 2010)
Brian Herr on Free Trade
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Brian Herr on Government Reform
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  • Reduce non-military federal workforce by 15% via attrition. (Feb 2014)
  • If we want new ideas, send new people, via term limits. (Feb 2014)
  • If we want new ideas in Washington, we must send new people. (Feb 2014)
Brian Herr on Gun Control
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  • People have a right to defend themselves and their property. (Jan 2014)
Brian Herr on Health Care
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  • ObamaCare gives too much federal authority. (Aug 2010)
Brian Herr on Homeland Security
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  • Hiring freeze for all non-military personnel. (Jun 2014)
Brian Herr on Immigration
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  • Create a path to citizenship for illegal immigrants. (Jan 2014)
  • Enforce existing laws including penalizing employers. (Aug 2010)
  • Seal the borders to prevent illegal entry. (Aug 2010)
Brian Herr on Jobs
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  • Member of the Repeal The Casino Deal Leadership Team. (Feb 2014)
Brian Herr on Principles & Values
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  • Four R's: Reasonable; Responsible; Respectful; Republican. (Aug 2010)
Brian Herr on Social Security
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Brian Herr on Tax Reform
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  • Proposition 2-1/2 tax under-ride: reduce taxes by $1.2M. (Mar 2014)
Brian Herr on Technology
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Brian Herr on War & Peace
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  • Yield to President on war strategy, but questions timetable. (Aug 2010)
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VoteMatch Responses
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VoteMatch Question & Answer
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Based on these stances:
(Click on topic for excerpt & citation)
Strongly Favors topic 1:
Abortion is a woman's unrestricted right
(+5 points on Social scale)
Supports abortion rights: Strongly Favors topic 1
No opinion on topic 2:
Legally require hiring women & minorities
(0 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Strongly Favors topic 3:
Comfortable with same-sex marriage
(+5 points on Social scale)
Supports gay marriage as an issue of equal rights: Strongly Favors topic 3
No opinion on topic 4:
Keep God in the public sphere
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Strongly Opposes topic 5:
Expand ObamaCare
(+5 points on Economic scale)
ObamaCare gives too much federal authority: Strongly Opposes topic 5
No opinion on topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
(0 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Favors topic 7:
Vouchers for school choice
(+2 points on Economic scale)
Schools are best run at the local level; end Dept. of Ed.: Favors topic 7
No opinion on topic 8:
Clean air and water are property rights
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
No opinion on topic 9:
Stricter punishment reduces crime
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Strongly Favors topic 10:
Absolute right to gun ownership
(+5 points on Economic scale)
People have a right to defend themselves and their property: Strongly Favors topic 10
Opposes topic 11:
Higher taxes on the wealthy
(+2 points on Economic scale)
Proposition 2-1/2 tax under-ride: reduce taxes by $1.2M: Opposes topic 11
Limited Hopkinton annual property tax increase to under 2.5%: Opposes topic 11
Opposes topic 12:
Pathway to citizenship for illegal aliens
(-3 points on Social scale)
Create a path to citizenship for illegal immigrants: Strongly Favors topic 12
Enforce existing laws including penalizing employers: Opposes topic 12
Seal the borders to prevent illegal entry: Strongly Opposes topic 12
No opinion on topic 13:
Support & expand free trade
(0 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Opposes topic 14:
Maintain US sovereignty from UN
(-3 points on Economic scale)
I believe in diplomacy; but keep terrorists out: Opposes topic 14
Favors topic 15:
Expand the military
(-3 points on Social scale)
Hiring freeze for all non-military personnel: Favors topic 15
Strongly Favors topic 16:
Stricter limits on voting rights
(-5 points on Social scale)
If we want new ideas, send new people, via term limits: Strongly Favors topic 16
If we want new ideas in Washington, we must send new people: Strongly Favors topic 16
Favors topic 17:
Stay out of Iran
(+2 points on Social scale)
Yield to President on war strategy, but questions timetable: Favors topic 17
No opinion on topic 18:
Prioritize green energy
(0 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
No opinion on topic 19:
Never legalize marijuana
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Strongly Opposes topic 20:
Stimulus better than market-led recovery
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Reduce non-military federal workforce by 15% via attrition: Strongly Opposes topic 20
Control spending; oppose earmarks; reduce national debt: Opposes topic 20

Brian Herr is a Moderate Libertarian Conservative.
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