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Dwight Grotberg on Abortion
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  • Every unborn child is a human being. (Jul 2006)
Dwight Grotberg on Budget & Economy
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  • We need solid fiscal policy for coming economic expansion. (Mar 2006)
  • Federal support should be rarely needed. (Mar 2006)
  • Claims his strength is agricultural economics. (Mar 2006)
Dwight Grotberg on Civil Rights
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  • Opposes requiring minority/women hiring. (Jul 2006)
  • No civil rights protections for sexual orientation. (Jul 2006)
  • We need a Constitutional amendment on flag protection. (Jun 2006)
Dwight Grotberg on Corporations
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  • Reduce government regulation of the private sector. (Oct 2006)
Dwight Grotberg on Crime
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  • Support the use of the death penalty for federal crimes. (Oct 2006)
  • Supports the death penalty. (Jul 2006)
  • Strongly supports mandatory Three Strikes sentencing laws. (Jul 2006)
Dwight Grotberg on Drugs
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  • Mandatory jail sentences for selling illegal drugs. (Oct 2006)
  • Drug use is immoral; enforce laws against it. (Jul 2006)
Dwight Grotberg on Education
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  • Supports vouchers for private or religious schools. (Oct 2006)
  • Home-schools his seven children. (Mar 2006)
Dwight Grotberg on Energy & Oil
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  • Develop traditional energy resources; drill ANWR. (Oct 2006)
  • Build ND infrastructure for energy production & corn ethanol. (Apr 2006)
  • make energy a National Security issue. (Apr 2006)
Dwight Grotberg on Environment
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  • Relax recreational & logging restrictions on federal lands. (Oct 2006)
Dwight Grotberg on Families & Children
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  • Teach family values in public schools. (Jul 2006)
Dwight Grotberg on Foreign Policy
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  • Decrease financial support of the United Nations. (Oct 2006)
Dwight Grotberg on Free Trade
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  • Strongly supports expanding free trade. (Jul 2006)
Dwight Grotberg on Government Reform
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  • Increase allowable individual campaign contributions. (Oct 2006)
  • Oppose stricter limits on political campaign funds. (Jul 2006)
  • More media coverage for new candidates reduces corruption. (Mar 2006)
Dwight Grotberg on Gun Control
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  • Strongly supports absolute right to gun ownership. (Jul 2006)
Dwight Grotberg on Health Care
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  • Supports health savings account and healthcare competition. (Mar 2006)
Dwight Grotberg on Homeland Security
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  • The Patriot Act harms civil liberties. (Jul 2006)
  • Strongly supports more spending on armed forces. (Jul 2006)
Dwight Grotberg on Immigration
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  • Establish English as the official national language. (Oct 2006)
  • Welcome immigrants who profess allegiance. (Mar 2006)
Dwight Grotberg on Jobs
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  • Redirect farm subsidies back into the marketplace. (Apr 2006)
Dwight Grotberg on Principles & Values
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  • First time candidate but involved politically for 16 years. (Mar 2006)
  • Seniority is not always the best indicator for support. (Mar 2006)
  • Compares running against Conrad to US Olympic hockey team. (Mar 2006)
  • Farmer in Barnes County; serves on Township board. (Mar 2006)
  • Worked as a missionary in New Zealand. (Mar 2006)
  • Running with little money against most popular senator in US. (Mar 2006)
Dwight Grotberg on Social Security
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  • Allow investing portion of payroll tax in private accounts. (Oct 2006)
  • Revamp Social Security to help younger America. (Mar 2006)
Dwight Grotberg on Tax Reform
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  • Signed Taxpayer Protection Pledge: oppose all tax increases. (Apr 2006)
  • Make the current tax cuts permanent. (Mar 2006)
  • Abolish the estate tax. (Mar 2006)
  • Allow more rapidly depreciating farm equipment. (Mar 2006)
Dwight Grotberg on Technology
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  • Regulate Internet content; prosecute Internet crimes. (Oct 2006)
Dwight Grotberg on War & Peace
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  • Supports replacing US troops in Iraq. (Jul 2006)
Dwight Grotberg on Welfare & Poverty
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  • Allow federal poverty aid via religious organizations. (Oct 2006)
  • Allow churches to provide welfare services. (Jul 2006)


VoteMatch Responses
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Strongly Opposes topic 1:
Abortion is a woman's right
(0 points on Social scale)
Every unborn child is a human being: Strongly Opposes topic 1
Opposes topic 2:
Require companies to hire more women & minorities
(7 points on Economic scale)
Reduce government regulation of the private sector: Opposes topic 2
Opposes requiring minority/women hiring: Opposes topic 2
Strongly Opposes topic 3:
Sexual orientation protected by civil rights laws
(0 points on Social scale)
No civil rights protections for sexual orientation: Strongly Opposes topic 3
Favors topic 4:
Teach family values in public schools
(2 points on Social scale)
Teach family values in public schools: Favors topic 4
We need a Constitutional amendment on flag protection: Favors topic 4
Strongly Opposes topic 5:
More federal funding for health coverage
(10 points on Economic scale)
Supports health savings account and healthcare competition: Strongly Opposes topic 5
Strongly Favors topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
(10 points on Economic scale)
Allow investing portion of payroll tax in private accounts: Strongly Favors topic 6
Revamp Social Security to help younger America: Favors topic 6
Strongly Favors topic 7:
Parents choose schools via vouchers
(10 points on Social scale)
Supports vouchers for private or religious schools: Strongly Favors topic 7
Home-schools his seven children: Favors topic 7
Strongly Favors topic 8:
Death Penalty
(0 points on Social scale)
Support the use of the death penalty for federal crimes: Strongly Favors topic 8
Supports the death penalty: Favors topic 8
Strongly Favors topic 9:
Mandatory Three Strikes sentencing laws
(0 points on Social scale)
Strongly supports mandatory Three Strikes sentencing laws: Strongly Favors topic 9
Strongly Favors topic 10:
Absolute right to gun ownership
(10 points on Social scale)
Strongly supports absolute right to gun ownership: Strongly Favors topic 10
Favors topic 11:
Decrease overall taxation of the wealthy
(7 points on Economic scale)
Establish English as the official national language: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Signed Taxpayer Protection Pledge: oppose all tax increases: Strongly Favors topic 11
Make the current tax cuts permanent: Strongly Favors topic 11
Abolish the estate tax: Strongly Favors topic 11
Opposes topic 12:
Illegal immigrants earn citizenship
(2 points on Economic scale)
Welcome immigrants who profess allegiance: Opposes topic 12
Strongly Favors topic 13:
Support & expand free trade
(10 points on Economic scale)
Strongly supports expanding free trade: Strongly Favors topic 13
Favors topic 14:
The Patriot Act harms civil liberties
(2 points on Social scale)
The Patriot Act harms civil liberties: Favors topic 14
Strongly Favors topic 15:
More spending on armed forces
(0 points on Economic scale)
Strongly supports more spending on armed forces: Strongly Favors topic 15
Strongly Opposes topic 16:
Stricter limits on political campaign funds
(10 points on Economic scale)
Increase allowable individual campaign contributions: Strongly Opposes topic 16
Oppose stricter limits on political campaign funds: Opposes topic 16
Favors topic 17:
Replace US troops with UN in Iraq
(2 points on Economic scale)
Supports replacing US troops in Iraq: Favors topic 17
Favors topic 18:
Replace coal & oil with alternatives
(2 points on Economic scale)
Develop traditional energy resources; drill ANWR: Strongly Opposes topic 18
Build ND infrastructure for energy production & corn ethanol: Strongly Favors topic 18
make energy a National Security issue: Favors topic 18
Strongly Favors topic 19:
Drug use is immoral: enforce laws against it
(0 points on Social scale)
Mandatory jail sentences for selling illegal drugs: Strongly Favors topic 19
Drug use is immoral; enforce laws against it: Favors topic 19
Strongly Favors topic 20:
Allow churches to provide welfare services
(0 points on Social scale)
Allow federal poverty aid via religious organizations: Strongly Favors topic 20
Allow churches to provide welfare services: Favors topic 20

Dwight Grotberg is a Populist-Leaning Conservative.
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