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Chris Young on SenateMatch

 



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Based on these stances:
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Strongly Opposes topic 1:
Abortion is a woman's right
(-5 points on Social scale)
Abortion is not a woman's right: Strongly Opposes topic 1
Strongly Favors topic 2:
Require hiring more women & minorities
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Require companies to hire more women and minorities: Strongly Favors topic 2
Strongly Opposes topic 3:
Same-sex domestic partnership benefits
(-5 points on Social scale)
Sexual orientation not protected by civil rights law: Strongly Opposes topic 3
Strongly Favors topic 4:
Teacher-led prayer in public schools
(-5 points on Social scale)
Teach family values in public schools: Strongly Favors topic 4
Strongly Opposes topic 8:
Death Penalty
(+5 points on Social scale)
Opposes the death penalty: Strongly Opposes topic 8
Strongly Opposes topic 9:
Mandatory Three Strikes sentencing laws
(+5 points on Social scale)
Opposes mandatory Three Strikes sentencing laws: Strongly Opposes topic 9
Strongly Favors topic 10:
Absolute right to gun ownership
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Absolute right to gun ownership: Strongly Favors topic 10
Strongly Favors topic 5:
More federal funding for health coverage
(-5 points on Economic scale)
More federal funding for health coverage: Strongly Favors topic 5
Strongly Opposes topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Oppose privatizing social security: Strongly Opposes topic 6
Strongly Favors topic 7:
Parents choose schools via vouchers
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Parents choose schools via vouchers: Strongly Favors topic 7
Strongly Favors topic 18:
Replace coal & oil with alternatives
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Replace coal and oil with alternatives: Strongly Favors topic 18
Strongly Opposes topic 19:
Drug use is immoral: enforce laws against it
(+5 points on Social scale)
Opposes the drug war: Strongly Opposes topic 19
Strongly Favors topic 20:
Allow churches to provide welfare services
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Allow churches to provide welfare services: Strongly Favors topic 20
Strongly Opposes topic 11:
Make taxes more progressive
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Opposes more progressive taxation: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Leader of Rhode Islanders Against Excessive Taxation: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Strongly Opposes topic 12:
Illegal immigrants earn citizenship
(-5 points on Social scale)
Opposes illegal immigrants earning citizenship: Strongly Opposes topic 12
Strongly Opposes topic 13:
Support & expand free trade
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Opposes the North American Union and globalization: Strongly Opposes topic 13
Opposes expanding free trade: Strongly Opposes topic 13
Oppose globalists & the North American Union: Strongly Opposes topic 13
Strongly Opposes topic 15:
Expand the armed forces
(+5 points on Social scale)
Decrease spending on armed forces: Strongly Opposes topic 15
Strongly Favors topic 16:
Stricter limits on political campaign funds
(-5 points on Economic scale)
Stricter limits on political campaign funds: Strongly Favors topic 16
Has never taken one penny from anyone in campaigns: Strongly Favors topic 16
Strongly Favors topic 14:
The Patriot Act harms civil liberties
(+5 points on Social scale)
The Patriot Act harms civil liberties: Strongly Favors topic 14
No warrantless searches: Strongly Favors topic 14
Favors topic 17:
US out of Iraq
(+2 points on Social scale)
Don't replace US troops with UN troops in Iraq: Opposes topic 17
Immediate withdrawal from Iraq: Strongly Favors topic 17

Other candidates' VoteMatch: Chris Young on the issues:
RI Gubernatorial:
Donald Carcieri
RI Senatorial:
Bob Tingle
Jack Reed
Sheldon Whitehouse


2008 Senate retirements:

Wayne Allard(R,CO)
Larry Craig(R,ID)
Pete Domenici(R,NM)
Chuck Hagel(R,NE)
Trent Lott(R,MS)
Craig Thomas(R,WY)
John Warner(R,VA)

Incoming Obama Administration:

Pres.Barack Obama
V.P.Joe Biden
State:Hillary Clinton
HHS:Tom Daschle
Staff:Rahm Emanuel
DHS:Janet Napolitano
DOC:Bill Richardson
DoD:Robert Gates
A.G.:Eric Holder
Treas.:Tim Geithner
Winners of 2008 Senate Races:
( * if new to the Senate)
AK:*Begich over Stevens
AL:Sessions
AR:Pryor
CO:*Udall
DE:Biden and Kaufman
GA:Chambliss v.Martin (Dec. 2 runoff)
IA:Harkin
ID:*Risch
IL:Durbin
KS:Roberts
KY:McConnell
LA:Landrieu
MA:Kerry
ME:Collins
MI:Levin
MN:Coleman v.Franken (recounting as of Dec.1)
MS4:Wicker
MS6:Cochran
MT:Baucus
NC:*Hagan over Dole
NE:*Johanns
NH:*Shaheen over Sununu
NJ:Lautenberg
NM:*Udall
OK:Inhofe
OR:*Merkley over Smith
RI:Reed
SC:Graham
SD:Johnson
TN:Alexander
TX:Cornyn
VA:*Warner
WV:Rockefeller
WY4:Barrasso
WY6:Enzi
Abortion
Budget/Economy
Campaign Finance
Civil Rights
Corporations
Crime
Drugs
Education
Energy/Oil
Environment
Families
Foreign Policy
Free Trade
Gay Issues
Govt. Reform
Gun Control
Health Care
Homeland Security
Immigration
Iraq/Mideast
Infrastructure
Jobs/Farming
Medicare/Rx
Principles
Social Security
Tax Reform
Technology
War/Peace
Welfare/Poverty

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Page last updated: Dec 02, 2008