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Cynthia Thielen on Abortion
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  • Has supported abortion rights. (Oct 2006)
  • No residency requirement for abortions; clinics ok. (Mar 2006)
Cynthia Thielen on Budget & Economy
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Cynthia Thielen on Civil Rights
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Cynthia Thielen on Corporations
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  • Ranked highly by Small Business Hawaii. (Sep 2006)
Cynthia Thielen on Crime
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  • Notify domestic violence victims of prison releases. (Jan 2006)
Cynthia Thielen on Drugs
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  • Has supported industrial hemp. (Oct 2006)
Cynthia Thielen on Education
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  • Limited opportunities for college dropout vs. college grad. (Oct 2006)
  • Quality public education is an essential service. (Oct 2006)
  • Support NCLB to make fundamental changes in schooling. (Oct 2006)
  • Ensure an excellent, free education to all children. (Oct 2006)
Cynthia Thielen on Energy & Oil
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  • Highlights opposition to Akaka's support of drilling ANWR. (Sep 2006)
  • We're missing the wave on ocean energy replacing oil. (Aug 2006)
  • Voted YES to suspend the gasoline price cap. (Mar 2006)
Cynthia Thielen on Environment
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  • Only Republican to make Sierra Club's top ten legislators. (Jul 2006)
Cynthia Thielen on Families & Children
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Cynthia Thielen on Foreign Policy
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Cynthia Thielen on Free Trade
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Cynthia Thielen on Government Reform
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Cynthia Thielen on Gun Control
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Cynthia Thielen on Health Care
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  • Voted YES on prohibiting smoking in public places. (Mar 2006)
Cynthia Thielen on Homeland Security
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  • Our oil dependency funds terrorism. (Oct 2006)
  • Replace Rumsfeld. (Oct 2006)
Cynthia Thielen on Immigration
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Cynthia Thielen on Jobs
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  • Ranked at 29% support by Hawaii State AFL-CIO. (Sep 2006)
Cynthia Thielen on Principles & Values
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  • Appointed as nominee because GOP primary winner withdrew. (Sep 2006)
Cynthia Thielen on Social Security
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Cynthia Thielen on Tax Reform
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  • Opposed tax increase for Honolulu rail project. (Oct 2006)
Cynthia Thielen on Technology
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  • Strongly supports Net Neutrality. (Aug 2006)
Cynthia Thielen on War & Peace
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  • Supported invasion of Iraq, but we need a post-war strategy. (Oct 2006)
  • Cannot support war in Iraq unless we make changes. (Sep 2006)
  • Orderly withdrawal from Iraq; focus on winning War on Terror. (Sep 2006)
Cynthia Thielen on Welfare & Poverty
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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
(7 points on Social scale)
Has supported abortion rights: Favors topic 1
No residency requirement for abortions; clinics ok: Favors topic 1
No opinion on topic 2:
Require companies to hire more women & minorities
(5 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
No opinion on topic 3:
Sexual orientation protected by civil rights laws
(5 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
No opinion on topic 4:
Teach family values in public schools
(5 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Favors topic 5:
More federal funding for health coverage
(2 points on Economic scale)
Voted YES on prohibiting smoking in public places: Favors topic 5
No opinion on topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
(5 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Opposes topic 7:
Parents choose schools via vouchers
(2 points on Social scale)
Quality public education is an essential service: Opposes topic 7
Support NCLB to make fundamental changes in schooling: Favors topic 7
Ensure an excellent, free education to all children: Strongly Opposes topic 7
No opinion on topic 8:
Death Penalty
(5 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Favors topic 9:
Mandatory Three Strikes sentencing laws
(2 points on Social scale)
Notify domestic violence victims of prison releases: Favors topic 9
No opinion on topic 10:
Absolute right to gun ownership
(5 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Favors topic 11:
Decrease overall taxation of the wealthy
(7 points on Economic scale)
Opposed tax increase for Honolulu rail project: Favors topic 11
No opinion on topic 12:
Illegal immigrants earn citizenship
(5 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
No opinion on topic 13:
Support & expand free trade
(5 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
No opinion on topic 14:
The Patriot Act harms civil liberties
(5 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Opposes topic 15:
More spending on armed forces
(7 points on Economic scale)
Our oil dependency funds terrorism: Opposes topic 15
No opinion on topic 16:
Stricter limits on political campaign funds
(5 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Favors topic 17:
Replace US troops with UN in Iraq
(2 points on Economic scale)
Supported invasion of Iraq, but we need a post-war strategy: Opposes topic 17
Cannot support war in Iraq unless we make changes: Favors topic 17
Orderly withdrawal from Iraq; focus on winning War on Terror: Favors topic 17
Strongly Favors topic 18:
Replace coal & oil with alternatives
(0 points on Economic scale)
Highlights opposition to Akaka's support of drilling ANWR: Favors topic 18
We're missing the wave on ocean energy replacing oil: Strongly Favors topic 18
Voted YES to suspend the gasoline price cap: Favors topic 18
Opposes topic 19:
Drug use is immoral: enforce laws against it
(7 points on Social scale)
Has supported industrial hemp: Opposes topic 19
No opinion on topic 20:
Allow churches to provide welfare services
(5 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)

Cynthia Thielen is a Centrist.
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