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Chris Lugo on Abortion
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  • Women's right to privacy is fundamental to our society. (Aug 2006)
Chris Lugo on Budget & Economy
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Chris Lugo on Civil Rights
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  • Affirmative action is instrumental for social equality. (Aug 2006)
  • Embrace gays and lesbians in their quest for full rights. (Aug 2006)
Chris Lugo on Corporations
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Chris Lugo on Crime
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  • Strongly opposes the death penalty. (Aug 2006)
  • Strongly opposes "Three Strikes" sentencing laws. (Aug 2006)
Chris Lugo on Drugs
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  • Eliminate convictions for drug use. (Aug 2006)
Chris Lugo on Education
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  • Supports vouchers for private or religious school. (Oct 2006)
  • School prayer breaches church-state separation. (Aug 2006)
  • Supports vouchers AND full public school funding. (Aug 2006)
Chris Lugo on Energy & Oil
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  • Invest in hybrid vehicles, biodiesel & public transportation. (Aug 2006)
Chris Lugo on Environment
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  • Strengthen CWA, CAA, and emission controls. (Oct 2006)
Chris Lugo on Families & Children
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Chris Lugo on Foreign Policy
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  • Ok to commit US troops & money to the UN. (Oct 2006)
Chris Lugo on Free Trade
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  • Opposes GATT; withdraw from WTO. (Oct 2006)
  • Withdraw from NAFTA; oppose CAFTA. (Aug 2006)
Chris Lugo on Government Reform
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  • Public funding of campaigns at all levels of government. (Aug 2006)
Chris Lugo on Gun Control
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  • Ban semi-automatics; require licenses & background checks. (Oct 2006)
  • Fundamental right to gun ownership, with limits. (Aug 2006)
Chris Lugo on Health Care
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  • Implement universal, single payer system like Canada. (Oct 2008)
  • Ensure Universal Health Care. (Aug 2006)
Chris Lugo on Homeland Security
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  • Patriot Act harms civil liberties. (Aug 2006)
  • Less spending on armed forces. (Aug 2006)
  • Create a cabinet-level Department of Peace. (Aug 2006)
Chris Lugo on Immigration
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  • Treat immigrant workers fairly with regards to benefits. (Oct 2008)
  • I support a path to citizenship for all immigrants. (Aug 2006)
Chris Lugo on Jobs
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  • Increase the federal minimum wage. (Oct 2006)
Chris Lugo on Principles & Values
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Chris Lugo on Social Security
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  • Support Social Security Notch reform. (Oct 2008)
  • Adjust COLA by CPI for Elderly Consumers. (Oct 2008)
  • Long term solvency sound; stop shifting Trust Fund money out. (Oct 2008)
  • Full funding of all entitlement programs without privatizing. (Aug 2006)
Chris Lugo on Tax Reform
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  • Those who earn the most should pay the most taxes. (Aug 2006)
Chris Lugo on Technology
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  • Collect taxes on commercial Internet transactions. (Oct 2006)
Chris Lugo on War & Peace
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  • Time to end this immoral, unethical, and illegal war. (Jun 2006)
Chris Lugo on Welfare & Poverty
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  • Faith Based Initiative breaches church-state separation. (Aug 2006)
  • Don't allow churches to provide welfare services. (Aug 2006)


VoteMatch Responses
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Strongly Favors topic 1:
Abortion is a woman's right
(+5 points on Social scale)
Women's right to privacy is fundamental to our society: Strongly Favors topic 1
Strongly Favors topic 2:
Require hiring more women & minorities
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Affirmative action is instrumental for social equality: Strongly Favors topic 2
Strongly Favors topic 3:
Same-sex domestic partnership benefits
(+5 points on Social scale)
Embrace gays and lesbians in their quest for full rights: Strongly Favors topic 3
Strongly Opposes topic 4:
Teacher-led prayer in public schools
(+5 points on Social scale)
School prayer breaches church-state separation: Strongly Opposes topic 4
Strongly Opposes topic 8:
Death Penalty
(+5 points on Social scale)
Strongly opposes the death penalty: Strongly Opposes topic 8
Strongly Opposes topic 9:
Mandatory Three Strikes sentencing laws
(+5 points on Social scale)
Strongly opposes "Three Strikes" sentencing laws: Strongly Opposes topic 9
Opposes topic 10:
Absolute right to gun ownership
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Ban semi-automatics; require licenses & background checks: Strongly Opposes topic 10
Fundamental right to gun ownership, with limits: Favors topic 10
Strongly Favors topic 5:
More federal funding for health coverage
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Ensure Universal Health Care: Strongly Favors topic 5
Strongly Opposes topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Full funding of all entitlement programs without privatizing: Strongly Opposes topic 6
Strongly Favors topic 7:
Parents choose schools via vouchers
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Supports vouchers for private or religious school: Strongly Favors topic 7
Supports vouchers AND full public school funding: Favors topic 7
Strongly Favors topic 18:
Replace coal & oil with alternatives
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Invest in hybrid vehicles, biodiesel & public transportation: Strongly Favors topic 18
Strongly Favors topic 19:
Drug use is immoral: enforce laws against it
(-5 points on Social scale)
Eliminate convictions for drug use: Strongly Favors topic 19
Strongly Opposes topic 20:
Allow churches to provide welfare services
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Faith Based Initiative breaches church-state separation: Strongly Opposes topic 20
Don't allow churches to provide welfare services: Strongly Opposes topic 20
Strongly Favors topic 11:
Make taxes more progressive
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Those who earn the most should pay the most taxes: Strongly Favors topic 11
Strongly Favors topic 12:
Illegal immigrants earn citizenship
(+5 points on Social scale)
Treat immigrant workers fairly with regards to benefits: Strongly Favors topic 12
I support a path to citizenship for all immigrants: Strongly Favors topic 12
Strongly Opposes topic 13:
Support & expand free trade
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Opposes GATT; withdraw from WTO: Strongly Opposes topic 13
Withdraw from NAFTA; oppose CAFTA: Opposes topic 13
Strongly Opposes topic 15:
Expand the armed forces
(+5 points on Social scale)
Less spending on armed forces: Strongly Opposes topic 15
Create a cabinet-level Department of Peace: Strongly Opposes topic 15
Strongly Favors topic 16:
Stricter limits on political campaign funds
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Public funding of campaigns at all levels of government: Strongly Favors topic 16
Strongly Favors topic 14:
The Patriot Act harms civil liberties
(+5 points on Social scale)
Patriot Act harms civil liberties: Strongly Favors topic 14
Strongly Favors topic 17:
US out of Iraq
(+5 points on Social scale)
Time to end this immoral, unethical, and illegal war: Strongly Favors topic 17

Chris Lugo is a Hard-Core Liberal.
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