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Joe Miller on Abortion
Click here for 5 full quotes on Abortion OR background on Abortion.
  • No federal funding for embryonic stem cell research. (Sep 2010)
  • Unequivocally pro-life from moment of conception. (Aug 2010)
  • No destruction of living human embryos for medical research. (Aug 2010)
  • Opposes both federal abortion funding & judicial activism. (Aug 2010)
  • Supports prohibiting human embryonic stem cell research. (Aug 2010)
Joe Miller on Budget & Economy
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  • Murkowski owned TARP recipients' stock while voting for TARP. (Oct 2010)
  • Demand a Balanced Budget amendment. (Jul 2010)
  • Limit federal spending growth to per-capita inflation rate. (Jul 2010)
Joe Miller on Civil Rights
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  • Opposes ENDA; ok to decide whether a business serves gays. (Mar 2014)
  • Let states decide about gay rights & minority rights. (Mar 2014)
  • No openly gay members in the military. (Sep 2010)
  • End affirmative action programs. (Sep 2010)
  • Opposes affirmative action. (Aug 2010)
  • Supports Amendment to prevent same sex marriage. (Aug 2010)
Joe Miller on Corporations
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  • Multinational corporations exert power over party duopoly. (Mar 2014)
Joe Miller on Crime
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  • Supports capital punishment. (Sep 2010)
  • Mandatory prison for drugs; reduced prison for non-violence. (Sep 2010)
  • Opposes federal hate crime legislation. (Aug 2010)
  • Supports capital punishment for certain crimes. (Aug 2010)
  • Opposes more severe penalties for Hate Crimes. (Aug 2010)
Joe Miller on Drugs
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  • Mandatory prison for drugs, with substance-abuse treatment. (Sep 2010)
Joe Miller on Education
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  • Federal funding is unconstitutional. (Sep 2010)
Joe Miller on Energy & Oil
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  • Nuclear energy shouldn't be precluded or overlooked. (Oct 2010)
  • Develop hydroelectric projects but without federal aid. (Sep 2010)
  • Science supporting manmade climate change is inconclusive. (Aug 2010)
  • Cap-and-trade has no impact on global temperatures. (Jul 2010)
  • Explore proven energy reserves & keep energy prices low. (Jul 2010)
Joe Miller on Environment
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  • Stop cramming animal rights agenda onto Alaskan dog racing. (Mar 2013)
  • Alaska has resource wealth; develop it & wean off of feds. (Oct 2010)
Joe Miller on Families & Children
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Joe Miller on Foreign Policy
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Joe Miller on Free Trade
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  • Supports US involvement in free trade agreements. (Sep 2010)
Joe Miller on Government Reform
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  • Stop federal systematic spiritual and religious apartheid. (Mar 2014)
  • Federal aid to Alaska is coming to an end. (Oct 2010)
  • Limit federal powers to those spelled out in Constitution. (Oct 2010)
  • Get rid of earmarks and regulations that limit development. (Oct 2010)
  • Pledge against earmarks: we're over-dependent on feds. (Sep 2010)
  • Increase campaign limits; deregulate corporate donations. (Sep 2010)
  • No Pork Pledge: decrease earmarking; increase transparency. (Aug 2010)
  • Identify constitutionality in every new congressional bill. (Jul 2010)
  • Audit federal agencies, to reform or eliminate them. (Jul 2010)
  • Moratorium on all earmarks until budget is balanced. (Jul 2010)
Joe Miller on Gun Control
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  • Yes, concealed carry; no assault rifle ban. (Sep 2010)
  • Opposes restrictions on the right to bear arms. (Aug 2010)
  • Rated A by the NRA, indicating a pro-gun rights voting record. (Aug 2010)
Joe Miller on Health Care
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  • Embrace threat of federal shutdown to defund ObamaCare. (Sep 2013)
  • Repeal ObamaCare; it's unconstitutional and won't work. (Aug 2010)
  • Opposes government-run healthcare. (Aug 2010)
  • Defund, repeal, & replace federal care with free market. (Jul 2010)
  • Repeal any federal health care takeover. (Jul 2010)
Joe Miller on Homeland Security
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  • Increase only missile defense & intel spending. (Sep 2010)
  • Supports banning homosexuals in the military. (Aug 2010)
Joe Miller on Immigration
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  • Opposes federal hate crime legislation. (Aug 2010)
  • Endorsed by the ALI, indicating a strongly anti-amnesty stance. (Nov 2010)
Joe Miller on Jobs
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Joe Miller on Principles & Values
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  • Only main contender for AK Senate who isn't a millionaire. (Feb 2014)
  • "I was beyond stupid" to rig poll with colleagues' computers. (Oct 2010)
  • Member of the Tea Party movement. (Aug 2010)
Joe Miller on Social Security
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  • Privatize elements of Social Security. (Sep 2010)
  • Supports private retirement accounts. (Aug 2010)
Joe Miller on Tax Reform
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  • Eliminate income tax; support the FairTax. (Sep 2010)
  • Supports flat-rate federal tax; opposes increased tax rates. (Aug 2010)
  • Adopt a single-rate tax system. (Jul 2010)
  • Repeal tax hikes in capital gains and death tax. (Jul 2010)
Joe Miller on Technology
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  • NSA recording digital cell phone calls is turnkey tyranny. (Mar 2014)
  • Not economic to move capital from Juneau, but ok to do so. (Sep 2010)
Joe Miller on War & Peace
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  • Focus on Afghan terrorism, not on nation-building. (Sep 2010)
  • Keep forces in Iraq like we have in South Korea. (Sep 2010)
Joe Miller on Welfare & Poverty
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  • Eliminate federal welfare; implement federal hiring freeze. (Sep 2010)


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 unrestricted right
(-5 points on Social scale)
No federal funding for embryonic stem cell research: Opposes topic 1
Unequivocally pro-life from moment of conception: Strongly Opposes topic 1
No destruction of living human embryos for medical research: Opposes topic 1
Opposes both federal abortion funding & judicial activism: Strongly Opposes topic 1
Supports prohibiting human embryonic stem cell research: Opposes topic 1
Strongly Opposes topic 2:
Legally require hiring women & minorities
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Let states decide about gay rights & minority rights: Opposes topic 2
End affirmative action programs: Strongly Opposes topic 2
Opposes affirmative action: Strongly Opposes topic 2
Strongly Opposes topic 3:
Comfortable with same-sex marriage
(-5 points on Social scale)
Opposes ENDA; ok to decide whether a business serves gays: Strongly Opposes topic 3
No openly gay members in the military: Strongly Opposes topic 3
Opposes federal hate crime legislation: Opposes topic 3
Supports Amendment to prevent same sex marriage: Strongly Opposes topic 3
Supports banning homosexuals in the military: Strongly Opposes topic 3
Strongly Favors topic 4:
Keep God in the public sphere
(-5 points on Social scale)
Stop federal systematic spiritual and religious apartheid: Strongly Favors topic 4
Eliminate federal welfare; implement federal hiring freeze: Favors topic 4
Strongly Opposes topic 5:
Expand ObamaCare
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Embrace threat of federal shutdown to defund ObamaCare: Strongly Opposes topic 5
Repeal ObamaCare; it's unconstitutional and won't work: Strongly Opposes topic 5
Opposes government-run healthcare: Strongly Opposes topic 5
Defund, repeal, & replace federal care with free market: Strongly Opposes topic 5
Repeal any federal health care takeover: Strongly Opposes topic 5
Strongly Favors topic 6:
Privatize Social Security
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Privatize elements of Social Security: Strongly Favors topic 6
Supports private retirement accounts: Strongly Favors topic 6
Strongly Favors topic 7:
Vouchers for school choice
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Federal funding is unconstitutional: Strongly Favors topic 7
Strongly Favors topic 8:
Clean air and water are property rights
(+5 points on Social scale)
Stop cramming animal rights agenda onto Alaskan dog racing: Strongly Favors topic 8
Alaska has resource wealth; develop it & wean off of feds: Strongly Favors topic 8
Favors topic 9:
Stricter punishment reduces crime
(-3 points on Social scale)
Supports capital punishment: Strongly Favors topic 9
Mandatory prison for drugs; reduced prison for non-violence: Favors topic 9
Supports capital punishment for certain crimes: Strongly Favors topic 9
Opposes more severe penalties for Hate Crimes: Opposes topic 9
Strongly Favors topic 10:
Absolute right to gun ownership
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Yes, concealed carry; no assault rifle ban: Strongly Favors topic 10
Opposes restrictions on the right to bear arms: Strongly Favors topic 10
Rated A by the NRA, indicating a pro-gun rights voting record: Strongly Favors topic 10
Strongly Opposes topic 11:
Higher taxes on the wealthy
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Eliminate income tax; support the FairTax: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Supports flat-rate federal tax; opposes increased tax rates: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Adopt a single-rate tax system: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Repeal tax hikes in capital gains and death tax: Strongly Opposes topic 11
Strongly Opposes topic 12:
Pathway to citizenship for illegal aliens
(-5 points on Social scale)
Opposes federal hate crime legislation: Opposes topic 12
Endorsed by the ALI, indicating a strongly anti-amnesty stance: Strongly Opposes topic 12
Favors topic 13:
Support & expand free trade
(+2 points on Economic scale)
Supports US involvement in free trade agreements: Favors topic 13
No opinion on topic 14:
Maintain US sovereignty from UN
(0 points on Economic scale)
(No votes on which to base response)
Opposes topic 15:
Expand the military
(+2 points on Social scale)
Increase only missile defense & intel spending: Opposes topic 15
Opposes topic 16:
Stricter limits on voting rights
(+2 points on Social scale)
Multinational corporations exert power over party duopoly: Favors topic 16
Increase campaign limits; deregulate corporate donations: Strongly Opposes topic 16
Strongly Opposes topic 17:
Stay out of Iran
(-5 points on Social scale)
Keep forces in Iraq like we have in South Korea: Strongly Opposes topic 17
Strongly Opposes topic 18:
Prioritize green energy
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Science supporting manmade climate change is inconclusive: Strongly Opposes topic 18
Cap-and-trade has no impact on global temperatures: Strongly Opposes topic 18
Explore proven energy reserves & keep energy prices low: Opposes topic 18
Favors topic 19:
Never legalize marijuana
(-3 points on Social scale)
Mandatory prison for drugs, with substance-abuse treatment: Favors topic 19
Strongly Opposes topic 20:
Stimulus better than market-led recovery
(+5 points on Economic scale)
Limit federal spending growth to per-capita inflation rate: Strongly Opposes topic 20

Joe Miller is a Libertarian-Leaning Conservative.
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