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Jerry Zandstra on Abortion
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  • Pro-Life for our most vulnerable citizens. (Jan 2006)
Jerry Zandstra on Budget & Economy
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  • Tripod Economics: consider consumers, employers & employees. (Jan 2006)
Jerry Zandstra on Civil Rights
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  • I believe in meritocracy, not in pandering. (Jan 2006)
Jerry Zandstra on Corporations
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    No issue stance yet recorded by OnTheIssues.org.
Jerry Zandstra on Crime
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Jerry Zandstra on Drugs
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Jerry Zandstra on Education
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  • Parental choice improves involvement & hence school quality. (Jan 2006)
  • Teacher competition improve performance of school systems. (Jan 2006)
Jerry Zandstra on Energy & Oil
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Jerry Zandstra on Environment
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Jerry Zandstra on Families & Children
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Jerry Zandstra on Foreign Policy
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Jerry Zandstra on Free Trade
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  • Global trade provides great opportunity for Michigan. (Jan 2006)
Jerry Zandstra on Government Reform
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  • Tort abuse adds 2% to the cost of everything. (Jan 2006)
Jerry Zandstra on Gun Control
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  • Defend our Second Amendment rights. (Jan 2006)
Jerry Zandstra on Health Care
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  • Increase competition among health care providers. (Jan 2006)
Jerry Zandstra on Homeland Security
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  • I will vote for a strong military. (Jan 2006)
Jerry Zandstra on Immigration
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  • I will vote to defend our national borders. (Jan 2006)
Jerry Zandstra on Jobs
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Jerry Zandstra on Principles & Values
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Jerry Zandstra on Social Security
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Jerry Zandstra on Tax Reform
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  • Make Bush's tax cuts permanent. (Jan 2006)
  • Supports "Fair Tax": flatter, simpler, more transparent. (Jan 2006)
Jerry Zandstra on Technology
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Jerry Zandstra on War & Peace
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Jerry Zandstra 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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Strongly Opposes topic 1:
Abortion is a woman's right
(0 points on Social scale)
Pro-Life for our most vulnerable citizens: Strongly Opposes 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)
Opposes topic 5:
More federal funding for health coverage
(7 points on Economic scale)
Increase competition among health care providers: Opposes topic 5
No opinion on topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
(5 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Strongly Favors topic 7:
Parents choose schools via vouchers
(10 points on Social scale)
Parental choice improves involvement & hence school quality: Strongly Favors topic 7
Teacher competition improve performance of school systems: Favors topic 7
No opinion on topic 8:
Death Penalty
(5 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
No opinion on topic 9:
Mandatory Three Strikes sentencing laws
(5 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Strongly Favors topic 10:
Absolute right to gun ownership
(10 points on Social scale)
Defend our Second Amendment rights: Strongly Favors topic 10
Strongly Favors topic 11:
Decrease overall taxation of the wealthy
(10 points on Economic scale)
Make Bush's tax cuts permanent: Strongly Favors topic 11
Supports "Fair Tax": flatter, simpler, more transparent: Strongly Favors topic 11
Strongly Opposes topic 12:
Illegal immigrants earn citizenship
(0 points on Economic scale)
I will vote to defend our national borders: Strongly Opposes topic 12
Strongly Favors topic 13:
Support & expand free trade
(10 points on Economic scale)
Global trade provides great opportunity for Michigan: Strongly Favors topic 13
No opinion on topic 14:
The Patriot Act harms civil liberties
(5 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Strongly Favors topic 15:
More spending on armed forces
(0 points on Economic scale)
I will vote for a strong military: Strongly Favors 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)
No opinion on topic 17:
Replace US troops with UN in Iraq
(5 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
No opinion on topic 18:
Replace coal & oil with alternatives
(5 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
No opinion on topic 19:
Drug use is immoral: enforce laws against it
(5 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
No opinion on topic 20:
Allow churches to provide welfare services
(5 points on Social scale)
(No votes on which to base response)

Jerry Zandstra is a Moderate Libertarian Liberal.
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