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Daniel Vovak on SenateMatch


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Favors topic 1:
Abortion is a woman's right
(7 points on Social scale)
Pro-choice in 1st trimester; pro-life in 2nd trimester: Favors topic 1
Opposes topic 2:
Require companies to hire more women & minorities
(7 points on Economic scale)
Avoid regulating hiring practices: Opposes topic 2
Strongly Favors topic 3:
Sexual orientation protected by civil rights laws
(10 points on Social scale)
No regulation of marriage, not even gay marriage: Strongly Favors topic 3
Favors topic 4:
Teach family values in public schools
(2 points on Social scale)
Prayer is a First Amendment Right, even in schools: Favors topic 4
Favors topic 5:
More federal funding for health coverage
(2 points on Economic scale)
Merge national health care into one department: Favors topic 5
Favors topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
(7 points on Economic scale)
Allow access to lifetime investment in Social Security: Favors topic 6
Strongly Favors topic 7:
Parents choose schools via vouchers
(10 points on Social scale)
Move to private control of schools instead of gov't control: Strongly Favors topic 7
Strongly Favors topic 8:
Death Penalty
(0 points on Social scale)
Swift and immediate death penalty: Strongly Favors topic 8
Strongly Favors topic 9:
Mandatory Three Strikes sentencing laws
(0 points on Social scale)
One strike is plenty: Strongly Favors topic 9
Strongly Favors topic 10:
Absolute right to gun ownership
(10 points on Social scale)
Just read the Second Amendment: Strongly Favors topic 10
Strongly Favors topic 11:
Decrease overall taxation of the wealthy
(10 points on Economic scale)
Eliminate all taxes on your paychecks: Strongly Favors topic 11
Strongly Opposes topic 12:
Illegal immigrants earn citizenship
(0 points on Economic scale)
Our borders are bulging: Strongly Opposes topic 12
Favors topic 13:
Support & expand free trade
(7 points on Economic scale)
Favor trade, but not be blind to burden on manufacturing: Favors topic 13
Strongly Opposes topic 14:
The Patriot Act harms civil liberties
(10 points on Social scale)
I do not support the Patriot Act, or any form of it: Strongly Opposes topic 14
Favors topic 15:
More spending on armed forces
(2 points on Economic scale)
Let Senate Intelligence Committee decide military spending: Favors topic 15
No opinion on topic 16:
Stricter limits on political campaign funds
(5 points on Economic scale)
Undecided on campaign finance reform: Neutral on topic 16
Opposes topic 17:
Replace US troops with UN in Iraq
(7 points on Economic scale)
US must decide troop presence, not UN: Opposes topic 17
Strongly Favors topic 18:
Replace coal & oil with alternatives
(0 points on Economic scale)
Move towards ethanol-based fuel: Strongly Favors topic 18
Opposes topic 19:
Drug use is immoral: enforce laws against it
(7 points on Social scale)
Drug use is immoral, but marijuana ban is more immoral: Opposes topic 19
Favors topic 20:
Allow churches to provide welfare services
(2 points on Social scale)
Supports church welfare services on church-state grounds: Favors topic 20

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2006 Senate retirements:
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