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Duane Sand on Abortion
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  • Safeguard innocent human life. (May 2012)
Duane Sand on Budget & Economy
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  • Wouldn't have voted to raise the debt ceiling. (May 2012)
  • Shore up availability of credit to stimulate job creation. (May 2012)
Duane Sand on Civil Rights
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  • Voted NO on ending special funding for minority & women-owned business. (Oct 1997)
  • Voted NO on prohibiting job discrimination by sexual orientation. (Sep 1996)
  • Voted YES on Amendment to prohibit flag burning. (Dec 1995)
Duane Sand on Corporations
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Duane Sand on Crime
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  • Voted YES on requiring DNA testing in every death penalty case. (Jul 2000)
  • Voted YES on Three Strikes law. (Jul 2000)
  • Voted YES on limiting product liability punitive damage awards. (Mar 1996)
  • Voted YES on restricting class-action lawsuits. (Dec 1995)
  • Voted YES on repealing federal speed limits. (Jun 1995)
Duane Sand on Drugs
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Duane Sand on Education
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Duane Sand on Energy & Oil
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  • Build 20 nuclear power plants in 20 years. (May 2012)
  • Reduce oil prices by expanding oil production. (May 2012)
  • Voted NO on ending discussion of CAFE fuel efficiency standards. (Sep 1999)
  • Voted YES on defunding renewable and solar energy. (Jun 1999)
  • Voted YES on approving a nuclear waste repository. (Apr 1997)
  • Voted YES on do not require ethanol in gasoline. (Aug 1994)
Duane Sand on Environment
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  • Voted YES on more funding for forest roads and fish habitat. (Sep 1999)
  • Voted YES on transportation demo projects. (Mar 1998)
  • Voted YES on continuing desert protection in California. (Oct 1994)
  • Voted YES on requiring EPA risk assessments. (May 1994)
Duane Sand on Families & Children
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  • Traditional marriage is the cornerstone of the family. (May 2012)
Duane Sand on Foreign Policy
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  • Voted YES on capping foreign aid at only $12.7 billion. (Oct 1999)
  • Voted YES on limiting the President's power to impose economic sanctions. (Jul 1998)
  • Voted YES on limiting NATO expansion to only Poland, Hungary & Czech. (Apr 1998)
  • Voted YES on $17.9 billion to IMF. (Mar 1998)
  • Voted YES on Strengthening of the trade embargo against Cuba. (Mar 1996)
  • Voted YES on ending Vietnam embargo. (Jan 1994)
Duane Sand on Free Trade
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Duane Sand on Government Reform
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Duane Sand on Gun Control
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  • Americans must be enabled to defend themselves. (May 2012)
  • Voted NO on background checks at gun shows. (May 1999)
  • Voted YES on more penalties for gun & drug violations. (May 1999)
Duane Sand on Health Care
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  • Dismantle ObamaCare; it is not affordable health care. (May 2012)
Duane Sand on Homeland Security
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  • Voted NO on adopting the Comprehensive Nuclear Test Ban Treaty. (Oct 1999)
  • Voted YES on cutting nuclear weapons below START levels. (May 1999)
  • Voted YES on prohibiting same-sex basic training. (Jun 1998)
  • Voted YES on favoring 36 vetoed military projects. (Oct 1997)
  • Voted NO on banning chemical weapons. (Apr 1997)
  • Voted YES on 1996 Defense Appropriations. (Sep 1995)
Duane Sand on Immigration
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  • Voted YES on visas for skilled workers. (May 1998)
  • Voted YES on limit welfare for immigrants. (Jun 1997)
Duane Sand on Jobs
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Duane Sand on Principles & Values
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Duane Sand on Social Security
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  • Raise retirement age; raise cap; apply means-testing. (Jan 2012)
Duane Sand on Tax Reform
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Duane Sand on Technology
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Duane Sand on War & Peace
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  • Win the War on Terror; the fight is not over. (May 2012)
  • Voted YES on allowing all necessary force in Kosovo. (May 1999)
  • Voted YES on ending the Bosnian arms embargo. (Jul 1995)
Duane Sand on Welfare & Poverty
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VoteMatch Responses
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Strongly Opposes topic 1:
Abortion is a woman's right
(-5 points on Social scale)
Safeguard innocent human life: Strongly Opposes topic 1
Favors topic 2:
Require hiring more women & minorities
(-3 points on Economic scale)
NO on ending special funding for minority & women-owned business: Strongly Favors topic 2
YES on prohibiting same-sex basic training: Opposes topic 2
Strongly Opposes topic 3:
Same-sex domestic partnership benefits
(-5 points on Social scale)
Traditional marriage is the cornerstone of the family: Strongly Opposes topic 3
NO on prohibiting job discrimination by sexual orientation: Strongly Opposes topic 3
No opinion on topic 4:
Teacher-led prayer in public schools
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Strongly Opposes topic 8:
Death Penalty
(+5 points on Social scale)
YES on requiring DNA testing in every death penalty case: Strongly Opposes topic 8
Strongly Favors topic 9:
Mandatory Three Strikes sentencing laws
(-5 points on Social scale)
YES on more penalties for gun & drug violations: Favors topic 9
YES on Three Strikes law: Strongly Favors topic 9
Strongly Favors topic 10:
Absolute right to gun ownership
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Americans must be enabled to defend themselves: Strongly Favors topic 10
NO on background checks at gun shows: Strongly Favors topic 10
Strongly Opposes topic 5:
More federal funding for health coverage
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Dismantle ObamaCare; it is not affordable health care: Strongly Opposes topic 5
Opposes topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
(-3 points on Economic scale)
Raise retirement age; raise cap; apply means-testing: Opposes topic 6
No opinion on topic 7:
Parents choose schools via vouchers
(0 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Strongly Opposes topic 18:
Replace coal & oil with alternatives
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Build 20 nuclear power plants in 20 years: Strongly Opposes topic 18
Reduce oil prices by expanding oil production: Strongly Opposes topic 18
YES on do not require ethanol in gasoline: Opposes topic 18
YES on defunding renewable and solar energy: Strongly Opposes topic 18
NO on ending discussion of CAFE fuel efficiency standards: Favors topic 18
Favors topic 19:
Drug use is immoral: enforce laws against it
(-3 points on Social scale)
YES on more penalties for gun & drug violations: Favors topic 19
No opinion on topic 20:
Allow churches to provide welfare services
(0 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
No opinion on topic 11:
Make taxes more progressive
(0 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Opposes topic 12:
Illegal immigrants earn citizenship
(-3 points on Social scale)
YES on limit welfare for immigrants: Strongly Opposes topic 12
YES on visas for skilled workers: Favors topic 12
No opinion on topic 13:
Support & expand free trade
(0 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Strongly Favors topic 15:
Expand the armed forces
(-5 points on Social scale)
YES on 1996 Defense Appropriations: Favors topic 15
YES on favoring 36 vetoed military projects: Strongly Favors topic 15
No opinion on topic 16:
Stricter limits on political campaign funds
(0 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
No opinion on topic 14:
The Patriot Act harms civil liberties
(0 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Strongly Opposes topic 17:
US out of Iraq & Afghanistan
(-5 points on Social scale)
Win the War on Terror; the fight is not over: Strongly Opposes topic 17

Duane Sand is a Moderate Conservative.
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